Welcome MHS Seniors!

Please check out the Scholarship Opportunities listed below. Applications can be found in the provided links or in Mrs. Gooden's office

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MOAA Scholarship

(Military Officers Association of America)

Eligibility: Awarded to a child or grandchild of an active or retired military member

Amounts: $500 and $1,000 Academic Scholarship

Due Date: November 15, 2021

MOAA info and Application

Northwestern MI College

NMC's Scholarship App is now open for Fall 2022 submissions!

Scholarship Info Link

Submitting just one application automatically matches you to most NMC scholarships that you're eligible for! Deadline for Presidential, Founders, Angell and Peta Williams Scholarship applications and any additional required documentation:  March 1, 2022. Priority awarding deadline for General Scholarship Application:  March 1, 2022

Important Scholarship Details

You must be admitted to NMC before you can log in with your student ID and access the scholarship portal.
We also recommend that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be considered for additional NMC scholarships.
For students graduating high school in Spring 2022:
This online application is also used to award Presidential, Founders, Angell and Peta Williams Memorial Biology & Environmental Science scholarships; no separate forms will be accepted.  The deadline for the application and any additional required documentation for these scholarships - including reference letters and official high school transcript -  is March 1st.  Late submissions will NOT be considered.  NMC will award these scholarships in mid-April and notify the students who are awarded.

Qualifications for Presidential ($2,000/year):  Students graduating from high school in the NMC service area (Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau and Wexford Counties), planning to attend NMC with at least 12 credit hours, and an incoming GPA of 3.8 or better.  Presidential is renewable for a second year with a 3.25 NMC GPA.

Qualifications for Founders ($4,000/year):  Students graduating from high school in the NMC service area (Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau and Wexford Counties), planning to attend NMC with at least 12 credit hours, and an incoming GPA of 3.9 or better.  Founders is renewable for a second year with a 3.25 NMC GPA.

Qualifications for Angell and Peta Williams Memorial Biology & Environmental Science ($500 - $2,000/year):  Students graduating high school, planning to attend NMC with at least 6 credit hours in a Natural Science program, and an incoming GPA of 3.0 or better.  Renewable for a second year if still qualified.

Elks National Foundation

Eligibility: High School Senior and US Citizen

Amounts: $4,000 - $50,000

Due Date: November 15, 2021

Application Link

Additional info

Elks Lodge #680 Scholarship

Eligibility: Any Student Graduating in 2022 from one of the following high schools: Cadillac, Heritage Christain, Home School, Lake City, Manton, McBain, Mesick, NMC, Marion or Pine River

Due Date: April 1, 2022

Application Link

Wexford-Missaukee Bar Association Scholarship

Eligibility: Accepted at a college or university interested in studying pre-law, history, political science, or other liberal arts program

Due Date: April 15, 2022

Application Link

Great Lakes Energy Scholarship

Eligibility: Student pursing certification or degree related to Pre-Apprentice Electrical Line worker Program

Amount: $1,000

Due Date: May 1, 2022

Application Link

Forest Area Federal Credit Union Business Scholarship

Eligibility: Must have an active account at Forest Area FCU - preferably planning to major in Business Related Field

Amount: $500

Due Date: May 1, 2022

Application Link

Wexford County Republican Party Essay Contest

1st Place - $1,000

2nd Place - $500

Due Date: April 30th, 2022

Info and Application

MEA Scholarship

The MEA Scholarship application is now open. Interested applicants can find it online at mea.org/mea-scholarship. The application deadline is Feb. 17, 2022. Questions can be directed to Barb Hitchcock at bhitchcock@mea.org or 517-333-6276.

To be eligible for the MEA Scholarship, applicants must be a dependent of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing and graduating from a Michigan high school that has an MEA bargaining unit. The criteria for awarding the scholarships include academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, and school and community service.

The MEA Scholarship Fund is financed through voluntary contributions of members, staff and friends of the Michigan Education Association. Since 1997, the MEA Scholarship Fund has provided more than $810,000 in scholarships.

Michigan Retailers Association

Eligibility: Student or parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA

Amounts: 29 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $1,500

Due Date: April 1, 2022

Application Link

Helen & Harvey Pell Fund Scholarship

and/or

Paul McMullen Track & Field Scholarship

Due Date: April 1, 2022 at 3 p.m.

Application Link

Manton Alumni Association Scholarship

Amount: Up to $2,000

Due Date: April 15th, 2022

Application Link

Manton Alumni 13th Year Scholarship

Amount: Up to $1,500

Due Date: April 15th, 2022

Application Link

Alpha Delta Kappa

Eligibility: High School women who are primarily interested in pursuing a degree in education, although they will consider ALL applicants

Amount: $300.00 (two scholarships offered)

Due Date: Mail out by April 15, must be reached by April 22, 2022

Application Link