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DHS Available Scholarships

Memorial Presbyterian Scholarships

Multiple scholarships are available, only some are only for church members.  This year the applications are on-line at https://www.mempres.org/scholarships .  Deadline is April 15

Midland Believes

This $2,000 scholarship is for a senior from each Midland County school who has a minimum GPA of 2.0 and has financial need but is not TIP eligible.  First generation college student is preferred but not a requirement.  Preference is given to students who have leadership experience or volunteer hours.  Recipients need to plan on attending a Michigan college or tech school.  Application are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is April 3

Home Builders Association

Multiple scholarships are given to students who will be studying a trades related field, to students who will be full time or part time.  Scholarships are awarded based on career goals, work experience and/or community service.  An essay, two references and a transcript are required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center or at http://hbas.org/#/education---resources/scholarship-for-skilled-trades-students .  Deadline is April 12

LEADS! Scholarship Program

Multiple scholarships, ranging between $500 - $8,000, are available to students from Michigan and Ohio schools.  Along with the application, students will submit their transcript, attendance records, a short essay and two letters of recommendation.  You also need to request a nomination form a civic, community or state leader.  More information and the application are on-line at https://omaccs.org/scholarships/ .  Deadline is April 12

LAunch Scholarship

Four $2,500 scholarships will be given to students from specific school districts that this firm works with, Midland Public Schools being one of them.  Unfortunately, I can't see eligibility information without starting an application.  Apply on-line at http://www.luskalbertson.com/launch/ .  Deadline is April 7

J. William Miller and Lorraine M. Miller Family Foundation Scholarship

This $5,000 scholarshipis for a Midland County senior who will be attending college in Michigan.  The criteria is for an academically-worthy and financially-needy student.  A transcript and test scores are required.  At the selection committee's discretion, a candidate may be requested to appear for a personal interview.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is April 26.

Scholarship Search Sites

 http://finaid.org/

https://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid - this one gives you Michigan based scholarships

https://www.fastweb.com/

https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/?lnkid=SM-PlanHP-getstarted-scholarships

http://www.smartscholar.com/

https://www.collegexpress.com/

William Dixon Scholarship

Three $1,200 scholarships are available for seniors at Dow High or Midland High only.  The awards are based on financial need and potential to succeed in the chosen career field.  An essay is required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is March 18.

Herbert H. Hardy Scholarship

Two $2,500 scholarships are available for seniors in Midland County who are interested in pursuing a career in public service (including public administration, government, low enforcement, medical technology, paramedics, fire fighting, etc).  The scholarship may be renewable by reapplication based on financial need and potential to succeed in chosen career field.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is March 18.

C.A.Campbell Scholarship

This $1,300 scholarship is available to seniors in Midland County.  The award is based on financail need and potential to succeed in a humanities field.  An essay is required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is March 18.

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 (law enforcement, controller, wild life management, planner, city/county manager, public health, parks manager, economist, game warden, water quality engineer, etc). An application with short essays, two recommendations and your transcript are required. Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is April 26 by 5:00pm.

Michigan Retailers Association (MRA)

21 scholarships are available ranging form $1,000 - $1,500 for students who have a parent employed at as business that is a member of the MRA.  To check if a specific business is a MRA member, call 800-366-3699.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.retailers.com/member-benefits/scholarship-program/ . Deadline is April 1

Women's Cyber Security Scholarships

Ten scholarships valued between $1,000 - $6,000 are available for females who plan to pursue a degree with a focus on cyber security or information assurance.  A minimum 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 (unweighted) scale is required.  For more information and to apply, visit https://scholarshipbuddymichigan.com/scholarships/111134/womens-cyber-security-scholarships . Deadline is April 15

Michigan American Legion Memorial Scholarship

Three $500 scholarships will be given to daughters, grand daughters and great grand daughters of any honorably discharged or deceased veterans of various wars (check website for details). A completed FAFSA form is required along with 2 letters of recommendation, a transcript and the veteran's discharge papers.  If you do not have discharge papers, instructions are given on the website on how to obtain these, it may take 6-8 weeks.  For more information and to apply, visit https://scholarshipbuddymichigan.com/scholarships/113110/michigan-american-legion-memorial-scholarship .  Deadline is March 15

Mid-Michigan Section of AIChE Scholarship

This $2,000 scholarship is for seniors in the Great Lakes Bay region who plan to major in chemical engineering.  Students must plan on attending a college with an undergraduate chemical engineering program that is accredited byt he Englineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.  To check on eligible programs, visit http://main.abet.org/aps/accreditedprogramsearch.aspx .  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 29

Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship

This scholarship is for a student who will be studying in an approved trades program.  An essay, 2 references, a short video and a transcript are required.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship/ .  Deadline is March 28

Home Builders Association

This scholarship is for a senior who will be participating in a trades related field of study.  Scholarships are awarded based on career goals, work experience and/or community service, there is no minimum grade point average.  Two references, using their specific forms, a personal essay and a transcript are required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is April 12.

Beaver Township Firefighters Scholarship

This scholarship is for a senior who is a resident of Beaver Township.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline is May 1.

Recovery Village Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is for a student pursuing a health related degree program who has been personally affected by addiction.  An essay is required.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/  Deadline June 30

Midland Firefighter's Youth Foundation (MFFYF)

Two scholarships up to $1,000 will be awarded to students who are pursuing a college degree or certificate within the scope of firefighting or EMS.  Applicants must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA and submit an essay and a transcript.  For more details, visit the Counseling Center.  Deadline is April 1.

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Memorial Presbyterian Scholarships
Midland Believes
Home Builders Association
LEADS! Scholarship Program
LAunch Scholarship
Scholarship Search Sites
William Dixon Scholarship
Herbert H. Hardy Scholarship
C.A.Campbell Scholarship
Walter J. Witte Governmental Service Scholarship
Michigan Retailers Association (MRA)
Women's Cyber Security Scholarships
Michigan American Legion Memorial Scholarship
Mid-Michigan Section of AIChE Scholarship
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship
Home Builders Association
Beaver Township Firefighters Scholarship
Recovery Village Scholarship
Midland Firefighter's Youth Foundation (MFFYF)
Maxwell R. Muessig Scholarship
J. Russell and Gladys Irene Carmell Scholarship Fund