DHS Available Scholarships

Michigan Sugar Queen

One $2,000 scholarship and two $1,000 scholarships are given to the top three candidates.  Female applicants who are between the age of 18 - 23, with a 3.0 gpa will be considered.  An application, current picture and two recommendations are required.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.michigansugar.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Sugar-Queen-Scholarship-Rules-and-Application-2018.pdf   Deadline is April 27

Essay Competition

Juniors and Seniors can participate in the Sixth Circuit essay contest.  Cash prizes ($2,000 - $1,000) will be awarded to the top three finishers, who will be announced in May.  For more information and to participate, visit https://westmichiganfederalbar.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2020-Essay-Contest-Flyer.pdf  .  Deadline is March 24

Albert Flegenheimer Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must have participated in the Michigan Sugar Youth Sugarbeet program at one time and have completed a sugarbeet project.  Three references need to be submitted with your application.  One student will receive this scholarship of $2,500, the runner up will receive the Next Generation Scholarship of $1,000.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.michigansugar.com/community/scholarships/  Deadline is March 31

Midland Believes

This $2,000 scholarship is through the Midland Foundation and is for one student at each Midland County school.  Preference is given to first generation college students or financial need.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is March 13, returned to the Counseling Center.

Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program

This $2,500 scholarship is for a student with financial need who has shown perseverance in overcoming personal adversity, who is pursuing a career or technical certificate/degree.  Students also need to be Pell Grant eligible (from your FAFSA) and a US citizen.  There is no gpa requirement.  For more information and to apply, visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/ Deadline is April 15

Beaver Fire and Rescue Auxiliary

This scholarship is for students who live in Beaver Township.  The application is available in the Counseling Center.  A transcript with a seal is required, you can ask Mr. Moore in the Counseling Center for this.  Deadline is received by May 1.

 

J. William Miller and Lorraine M. Miller Foundation Scholarship

This $5,000 scholarship is for an academically worthy and financially needy senior from Midland County who plans to attend college in Michigan.  A transcript and SAT or ACT scores are required (the SAT test taken at Dow High is listed on the transcript). Applications are in the Counseling Center and must be Postmarked by April 24.

J. Russell and Gladys Irenen Carmell Scholarship

This scholarship is for students who live in the Tri-cities for a minimum of four years, they are in the top 25% of the senior class and plan to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college or vocational-technical school, leading to a nursing degree (RN, LPN,etc).  For more information and to apply, visit  https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/pnc/  . Deadline is March 16

Home Builders Association of Saginaw

This is for a student who will be entering the residential trades field.  Scholarships will be awarded based on career goals, work experience and/or community service.  A personal essay and two letters of recommendation are required.  A transcript is required but there is no gpa requirement.  For more information and to apply, visit https://hbas.org/#/education---resources/scholarship-for-skilled-trades-students .  Deadline is April 10

Cobell Scholarship Program

Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled members of US federally recognized tribes, pursuing vocational or undergraduate degrees at nonprofit institutions.  For more information and to apply, visit https://cobellscholar.org/ .  Deadline March 31.

Avomeen Women in STEM

 A $2,500 scholarship is for female students who plan on pursuing a degree in a STEM discipline.   A written statement is required.  For more information and to apply, visit  https://www.avomeen.com/scholarships/  Deadline is April 1

Avomeen Minorities in STEM

A $2,500 scholarship is for minorities who plan on pursuing a degree in a STEM discipline.  A written statement is required.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.avomeen.com/scholarships/  Deadline is April 1

 

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Mid-Michigan Section

This scholarship, $2,000 over four years, is for a senior in the Great Lakes Bay region who plans to major in chemical engineering.  Academic record, school and community involvement and likeliness of becoming successful in the chemical engineering field are evaluated.  For more information and to apply, visit  https://www.aiche.org/community/sites/local-sections/mid-michigan/undergraduate-chemical-engineering-education-scholarship  .  Deadline is March 27

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

This scholarship is for African American seniors who have a minimum 2.75 gpa, make contributions to their school and community and participate in extra-curricular activities.  Two letters of recommendation, a transcript and essay are required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is postmarked by March 31

Bill of Rights Institute - We the Students Essay

This essay competition is open to students in grades 8 - 12 in the United States.  Students must write an essay, answering the prompt "What does civil discourse mean to you?".  1st place receives $7,500, five runner ups receive $1,500 each and eight honorable mentions receive $500 each.  For more information and to submit an essay, visit https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/ . Deadline is April 15

Project Yellow Light

Students will create a video, billboard design or radio spot to encourage their peers to not drive distracted.  Scholarships for the billboard and radio are worth $2,000, the video is worth $8,000.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.projectyellowlight.com/how-it-works .  Deadline for Billboard is March 1, Video and Radio is due April 1.

Walter J. Witte Governmental Service Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is for a student who is a resident of Midland County and demonstrates a desire to pursue a career in governmental service.  An essay, transcript and two recommendation forms are required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is May 5

Memorial Presbyterian Church Scholarships

Multiple scholarships are available with different qualifications.  Some scholarships are only open to church members and others do not have this requirement.  For information and to apply, visit https://www.mempres.org/scholarships.  Deadline is April 15.

William Dixon Scholarship (Midland Rotary Club)

Three $1,200 scholarships are for students of Dow High and Midland High.   An essay is required along with the application.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is due to the Counseling Center by March 23.

C. Thomas Rice Scholarship (Midland Rotary Club)

This $5,000 scholarship is for a student who is planning to study business at Michigan State.  Students are required to enroll in the Broad College of Business for their junior and senior years of college.  The most important selection factor is financial need.   An essay is required along with the application.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is due to the Counseling Center by March 23.

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Cobell Scholarship Program
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Avomeen Minorities in STEM
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
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Walter J. Witte Governmental Service Scholarship
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William Dixon Scholarship (Midland Rotary Club)
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