College Scholarships

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Khan Law Firm is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a student of their choosing.  Criteria:  Must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to a college or university in the United States.  Must be able to provide poof of enrollment (screenshot or picture of acceptance letter, etc.)  Minimum GPA of 3.0 and write an essay explaining your plans for your education.  You may apply at http://khaninjurylaw.com/scholarship/ – Deadline is August 1, 2017

Announce your college decision on Instagram.  Prizes awarded to the ten most creative entries.  Top prize includes a $5,000 scholarship  Go to https://collegiance.wcm.collegeboard.org/ for more information.   Deadline is May 15, 2017.

The MSU Black Alumni Grand Rapids Chapter is offering 2-$500 scholarships.  Criteria:  U.S. Citizen, a resident of Kent County in the last 12 months, Acceptance to Michigan State University for Fall 2017 and GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Scholarship Information and Application can be found in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is May 29, 2017.

Christensen and Hymas Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the senior of their children.  Criteria:  Must be enrolled in or accepted to a University or College in the United States.  You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.  To apply go to https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/  Deadline is August 1, 2017

Eisenberg Gilchrist & Cutt is pleased to offer the ECG Women in Law Scholarship.  This scholarship is open to women interested in pursuing a career in law nationwide.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.  Deadline is June 30, 2017.  Go to http://www.egclegal.com/salt-lake-city-utah-car-accidents-lawyer/#scholarship-application to enter.

Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship – Criteria: Must have completed high school or earned GED by Spring 2017; be enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program in Fall 2017 that will lead to employment; demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible; be under age of 30; must be a United States citizen.  Deadline is June 15, 2017.  Application can be found at application.horatioalger.org

The Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship is a $1,000 award that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located on the right of the page.  Deadline is June 1, 2017

The Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program will be offering a $1,000 scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com  This scholarship opportunity is for high school seniors and will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Visit http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application.  Deadline is June 1, 2017

Nursing Schools Almanac will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics and has a passion fr the nursing profession and overall field of healthcare.  It is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN and BSN programs.  Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017.  Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage.

DeRegnaucourt Ltd. is offering a $2,500 scholarship to a selected West Michigan High School graduating senior.  Guidelines:  seeking graduating seniors who have started their own business or self-employment and would like to expand their business plan or pursue college as a business major.  Applications must show a Business Plan Outline, and submit a Personal Schedule “C” or Business Tax Return.  Additionally, GPA nor college prep curriculum are factors for the candidates, but rather the desire and focus to become an Entrepreneur is what they are looking for.  Application is in the Guidance Office and deadline is April 15.

 

MI Student Aid’s new scholarship database contains thousands of scholarships for Michigan students, MI Student Aid can now conduct a scholarship search for you.  MI Student Aid’s scholarship database, developed by AmeriCorps VISTA Michelle Danaj, contains scholarships with a Michigan place-based component.  That means the scholarships are set aside specifically for students from a particular region, county, city, or high school.   Just call MI Student Aid at 1-888-447-2687 or fill out our new online scholarship search form. Our team uses this information to search a database of scholarships from every county in the state and compile for you a list of scholarship opportunities.

Groth & Associates, a personal injury law firm in Toledo, OH, is offering a $1,000 scholarship for any individuals who qualify.  Criteria:  GPA of 3.0 or higher, must go to http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/ and fill out the form with your contact information, a school transcript to verify enrollment and a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome.  Deadline is June, 7, 2016.

Room and Board scholarship opportunity for High School students applying to University of Michigan.  Telluride House (MBTA) is a living community at the University of Michigan founded on the three pillars of intellectual inquiry, community service, and self-governance. Made up of 28 undergraduate and graduate students from all ages, backgrounds, and academic disciplines, all residents are on a full scholarship that covers food and housing, renewable for up to 5 years.  Apply early!! Go to www.telluride-house.com

 

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

www.fastweb.com  – largest online scholarship database

www.grfoundation.org – Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships

https://www.raise.me/ – Micro scholarships that earn you money at partner colleges for your achievements in high school