DHS Available Scholarships

Sandy Mazur Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

This $2,500 scholarship is for students who have a minimum gpa of 2.5, have financial need (must attach your SAR from the FAFSA) and dedicated to community service.  This scholarship is open to students nation wide but last year Dow High had a winner.  The application requires your social security number, you are encouraged to just use the last 4 digits.  The purpose of this is to help colleges connect the scholarship with your application.  To apply, visit https://www.spherion.com/about-spherion/in-the-community/excellence-in-leadership-scholarship/  Deadline is April 30

 

 

 

SVSU - Jay Hornsby Scholarship

This is for a senior from Dow or Midland High who will be attending SVSU in the Fall.  Students need a minimum gpa of 2.0 and show financial need on the FAFSA.  Candidates must include a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, administrator, coach, or other educator who can evaluate the candidate’s potential for continued academic success.  For more information and to apply, visit https://svsu.academicworks.com/opportunities?utf8=%E2%9C%93&term=jay+hornsby  Deadline is May 1  

 

 

 

Maier & Associates Charitable Foundation scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship is for a senior in the Great Lakes Bay area who will be attending college or trade school next year.  To learn more and to apply, visit https://www.goodkids123.org/programs/scholarships/  Deadline is received by March 25.

 

 

 

Walter J. Witte Governmental Service Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is for a student who lives in one of Midland County townships and has demonstrated a desire to pursue a career in governmental service.  A transcript sent from Parchment, the application and two teacher reference forms are required.  /userfiles/436/my files/walter j witte governmental service scholarship.pdf?id=6741  Deadline is June 2 by 5pm

 

 

 

Home Builder Association of Saginaw

This scholarship is for any student looking to study a trade or construction management.  Scholarships are awarded based on career goals, work experience, and/or community service.  There is not a grade point average minimum.For more information and to apply, visit https://hbas.org/#/education---careers/scholarship-for-skilled-trades-students .  Deadline is April 26

 

 

 

 

Max Muessig Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is named after a 2015 Dow High alumni to recognize an outstanding senior who possesses some of the creativity, wit, charm and overall zest for life that Max also had.   Applications can be picked up in Mr. Frye's room, room 343.  Deadline is March 24

 

 

 

Beaver Fire and Rescue Auxiliary Scholarship

This is a scholarship for a student who lives in Beaver Township.  The application, with a short essay and your transcript, needs to be mailed and received by May 1.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center.

 

 

 

Work Ethic Scholarship Program (Mike Rowe)

Multiple scholarships are given to students who understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification and a positive attitude.  These students are planning to enroll in an approved trade program, a 4-year degree or bachelor programs are not eligible.  To apply, students must sign the SWEAT pledge (Skill and Work Ethic Aren't Taboo), answer some questions, have 2 references, and submit your transcript.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship/  Deadline is April 14 by 11:59pm

 

 

 

Operation Fun Anniversary Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is to a senior who is a resident of Mills Township to help with the cost of college.  Preference is given to students who are alumni of the Operation Fun Day Camp program or its staff.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mempres.org/scholarships  Deadline is April 13.

 

 

 

Winston Trust Memorial Scholarship

This is a new scholarship and the dollar amount is currently being determined.  The scholarship is for a student who will be attending a college affiliated with the presbyterian church, such as Alma College.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mempres.org/scholarships  Deadline is April 13.

 

 

 

Beth Ann Hodges Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is for a senior from Dow High or Midland High.  The award is based on need, merit and service to the community, school and church.  Preference is given to experience and talent in the vocal music field.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mempres.org/scholarships  Deadline is April 13.

 

 

 

 

Dale Thomas Dean Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is for a senior in Midland County to help with the cost of college.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mempres.org/scholarships  Deadline is April 13.

 

 

 

 

Charlotte B. Currie Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for $1,500 per year for four years.  This is awarded to 6 seniors in Midland County who could use some financial assistance to pay for college.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mempres.org/scholarships  Deadline is April 13.

 

 

 

Laurie Ann Karpiuk-Dickerson Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is for a senior from Dow High.  The award is based on need, merit and service to the community, school and church.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mempres.org/scholarships  Deadline is April 13.

 

 

 

GreenStone Farm Credit Service

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who will attend a four-year college and $1,000 for a student who will attend a two-year college, both studying an agriculture related field.  A minimum gpa of 3.0 is required.  Visit this link for more information and to apply - https://www.greenstonefcs.com/community/scholarships  Deadline is February 28.

 

 

 

Mid Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (MMAIChE) Scholarship

This scholarship is for a student in the Tri-City area who is pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering.  Criteria includes strong academic performance and community involvement.  Two letters of recommendation and transcript are required.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.aiche.org/community/sites/local-sections/mid-michigan/undergraduate-chemical-engineering-education-scholarship  Deadline is April 1.

 

 

 

J. Russell and Gladys Irene Carmell Scholarship

 This scholarship is for seniors who have lived in the Tri-City area for at least four years and are in the top 25% of their graduating class and planning to study something in the nursing field (RN, LPN, etc).  A transcript is required - you can request an updated self view from Parchment so you can upload it.  Here's the link for the application - https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/carmellscholarship/  Deadline is March 16 by 4:00pm.

 

 

 

Bernard F. and Melissa Anne Bailey Family Fund Health Care Scholarships

This scholarship is open to students in specific counties, Midland being one of them, who plan to study a program in the health field.  pre-program majors are not eligible.  Students must have a 3.0 gpa or higher, show admittance into a health care program and a letter of recommendation.  Complete the online application at - https://www.midmichigan.org/education/ScholarshipsFinancialAid/bailey-scholarships/application/  and submit documents (recommendation, transcript, health care program acceptance) to Bailey.Scholarship@mymichigan.org .  Deadline is March 1

 

 

Herbert H. Hardy Scholarship

Two $2,500 scholarships for students studying a public service major (Public Administration, City and Government, Economic Development, Law Enforcement, Paramedic, Firefighter, etc).  The application includes a short essay.  https://www.midlandps.org/docs/building/1/202122/HardyScholarshipApplication-TEMPLATE.pdf?id=6663  Deadline is March 14.

 

 

 

William Dixon Scholarship and C. A. Campbell Scholarship

William Dixon Scholarship (three $1,2000 scholarships) and C. A. Campbell Scholarship (one $1,300 scholarship) - There's one application for both scholarships.  The application includes a short essay - https://www.midlandps.org/docs/building/1/202122/DixonandCampbellScholarshipApplication-TEMPLATE.pdf?id=6662   Deadline is March 14.

 

 

 

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