College Scholarships


Ave Maria University Michigan Scholarship is $7,000 yearly and is an add on scholarship for the duration of up to 4 years as an undergraduate student.  You must be a resident of the State of Michigan, with a GPA of 2.8 (unweighted) or above, an ACT score of 22 or above or an SAT score of 1100 or above and a practicing Catholic.  For more information and application, go to:

SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship – $2,000 Award

For students who have acted as caregiver to an adult friend or relative in any capacity.  Deadline is January 15, 2019:

If integrity, determination and courage describe you – you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.  Criteria:  Enrolled as a full time high school student in the US and taking courses with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation; a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree in the US. Please see individual program description; critical financial need; involvement in co-curricular and community activities; minimum GPA of 2.0 and must be a United States citizen. The deadline for application is October 25, 2018 and can be found at

The Wendy’s High School Heisman application is now open.  Students in the 2019 graduating class may apply online, and will be judged on their academic achievements, athletic accomplishments, community-leadership and involvement in various extracurricular activities.  Scholarships awarded will be from $500 to $5,000.  Application can be found at and must be submitted by October 17, 2018 3:00 p.m. PT/6:00 p.m ET.

Kettering University is offering a Robotics Scholarship for up $25,000.  Deadline is March 1.  For more information and application go to:


Be wary of companies that promise to locate scholarship offers for a fee. There are numerous websites to help you search for scholarships that are free of charge.

Other Resources  – largest online scholarship database – Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships – Micro scholarships that earn you money at partner colleges for your achievements in high school