Scholarship Information

To ensure that your request is completed on time, please allow us 7-10 business days to process any college or scholarship application, transcript, letter of recommendation or any other Guidance Office request.

*A reminder to seniors: After applying to college and universities, you must request your transcript through parchment.com. Sign in using your school email and password, then follow the instructions.

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SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS.US-This website has several different scholarships available to high school students. -Please check the requirements for each scholarship.Apply online: www.scholarshipsandgrants.us/DEADLINES VARY ACCORDING TO EACH INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP
SCHOLARSHIPS.COM-This website has several different scholarships available to high school students-Please check the requirements for each scholarshipApply online: www.scholarships.comDEADLINES VARY ACCORDING TO EACH INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP

STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG 
-This website has several different scholarships available to high school students-Please check the requirements for each scholarshipApply online: www.studentscholarships.orgDEADLINES VARY ACCORDING TO EACH INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP

U.S. ARMY/ARMY RESERVE   
-Army Federal Tuition Assistance
-Post 9/11 G.I. Bill
- Reserve Montgomery G.I. Bill
-Reserve Montgomery G.I. Bill “Kicker”
Qualifications vary per scholarship.
More information available in the Guidance Office or online:

FINLANDIA TUITION INITIATIVES
-Finlandia is now offering new tuition incentives including:
  Finlandia Four - Freezes the tuition rate at the time you are accepted for the length of your program. 
  Finlandia Future - Last semester (8th) is free when you enroll (and remain) as a full time time student.
  Finlandia Friends - Enrolled students may receive up to $1,000 for each friend they bring to Finlandia.
More information available in the Guidance Office or online:
http://www.finlandia.edu/tuition-initiatives                                                                 
 

 ***Each college or university offers their own individual scholarships. Please check their website for this information***



Current Scholarships


CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY CENTRALIS SCHOLARSHIP
-Must submit completed application to CMU 
(Completed application includes official high school transcript, SAT/ACT score and $35 application fee)
-3.7 GPA or higher
-ACT of 27 or higher or new SAT total of 1250 or higher
(Limited exceptions to these criteria may be permitted for students who meet one but not both of the competition criteria)
Register online at: cmich.edu/centralis 
or contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office: 989-774-3076 or email: cmuadmit@cmich.edu
*Space is limited and registration will close once the event reaches capacity
-Competition dates: October 21 and November 4, 2017
*Must apply to CMU and register for competition ASAP-Space is limited and registration will close once the event reaches capacity.

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

NMU PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS COMPETITION
-Must apply to NMU prior to competition deadline
-3.5 GPA or higher 
-ACT 24 or higher or new SAT total of 1160 or higher
-If you are re-taking the SAT, the deadline to re-take is October. Register online: https://www.nmu.edu/admissions/scholars or call Undergraduate Admissions Office to register: 227-2650Competition dates: October 29-30 and November 12-13For October 29-30 competition-register by October 13 by 5 p.m. EDTFor November 12-13 competition-register by October 27 by 5 p.m. EDT
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


VFW POST 3165 VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP
-High school student grades 9-12
-Write and record (on an audio CD or a flash drive) a 3-5 minute essay on the following:
"American History: Our Hope for the Future"
Submit the recording, typed essay and entry form to the guidance office. Information available in the Guidance Office and online: www.vfw.org/VOD
Deadline: October 31, 2017 to the Guidance Office

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
MICHIGAN TECH UNIVERSITY IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior-Demonstrated leadership experience and academic success-3.0 GPA or higher-ACT of 23 or new SAT total score of 1140 -Planning to major in: accounting, economics, engineering management, finance, general business, management, management information systems, or marketingApply online: http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/impact/Deadline: October 31st by 11:59 pm Eastern Time* You must also have an application for admission on file by this date.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY STARR SCHOLARSHIP
-Full tuition, room, board, fees, books and incidental expenses for 8 semesters
-High school seniors who are residents of the U.P.
-3.0 GPA or better
-Good character and ethics 
-Judged on academic achievement, leadership and extracurricular activities
-Apply for and be eligible for admission to MSU no later than November 1, 2017
-Requires three letters of recommendation and four essays
Applications available in Guidance Office and online: 
Deadline: Completed application due to MSU by November 1, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
NEGAUNEE ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION-Most Valuable Student
-High school senior
-U.S. Citizen
-Leadership, academic achievement, community service, financial need
-You or your family members do not need to be affiliated with Elks in order to apply.
* 6 Applicants from Negaunee High School will move onto the district level.  
Must apply online: 
Deadline: November 27, 2017 
*After you've applied for this scholarship, please notify the guidance office.

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

ALBION COLLEGE: JAMES A. AND VERLE A. KLUNGNESS '50 SCHOLARSHIP
-Upper Peninsula student
-Requires essay, letter of recommendation, campus visit and scholarship interview by December 1, 2017
-Must submit FAFSA to Albion College by December 1, 2017
-Must apply to Albion by December 1, 2017
Contact Corey Grazul at 517-629-0757 or by email cgrazul@albion.edu 
Deadline: December 1, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

ALBION COLLEGE: WILLIAM H. ANDERSON AND CLIFFORD G. ANDERSON '37 SCHOLARSHIP
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Upper Peninsula student
-Requires essay, letter of recommendation, campus visit and scholarship interview by December 1, 2017
-Must submit FAFSA to Albion College by December 1, 2017
-Must apply to Albion by December 1, 2017
Contact Corey Grazul at 517-629-0757 or by email cgrazul@albion.edu 
Deadline: December 1, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

BURGER KING SCHOLARS
-High school senior planning to enroll full time at an accredited 2 or 4 year university, college or vocational school-U.S. resident-Minimum 2.5 GPA*Only the first 50,000 applicants will be accepted.  If 50,000 applicants are received prior to the deadline, the application will no longer be available.Apply online: www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholarsDeadline: December 15, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior
-Demonstrate outstanding achievement in school, community or work related activites
-Must enroll full-time in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university
For more information visit: www.axa-achievement.com
Deadline: Accepting applications until 10,000 applications are submitted or by December 15, 2017, whichever comes first.

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


Scholarships Past the Deadline from the 2016-2017 school year
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP STATE AND NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
-High school senior planning on pursuing and completing a Bachelor's Degree (students may start their studies at a two year institution and then transfer to a four year institution)
-2.0 GPA or higher
-Financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
-Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service activities
-U.S. citizen
Deadline: October 25, 2016

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-U.S. Citizen
-Academic achievement and service oriented
-Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary school
Deadline: October 31, 2016
 
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


YOUTH VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
-High school student
-Minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work over the past two years
-Must have maintained a 3.50 GPA or higher over the past 2 years
-Submit essay on the topic below:
"Explain in less than 1,000 words why you have chosen to volunteer your time with the organization(s) that you have and how your experience has changed your life."
Apply online: http://www.bbgcommunicationssolutions.com/solutions/article/2.php
Deadline: November 29, 2016

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.



GREEN HOME IMPROVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior accepted to a college or trade school
-Must be accepted to any college or vocational school
-1,000-2,000 word essay on the following:
Why is green home improvement important in the world today? 
What are some of the best ways to make a home more green?
What are some of the best green alternatives to use in the home?
What are some unique green alternatives to use in the home?
Deadline: December 15, 2016 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time


*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

FOOT LOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior and U.S. Citizen
-3.0 GPA or higher from ninth grade to the first semester of 12th grade
-Must be entering college in the fall of 2017 at a 4 year college or university
-Currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports or community based sports
-Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible
Apply online:https://footlockerscholarathletes.comDeadline: December 16, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST-Grades 9-12-Write an original essay between 700-1,000 words describing an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official that occurred during or after 1956.For more information, registration and to submit your essay online, visit:http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Eligibility-and-Requirements.aspxDeadline: January 4, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-High school senior-3.0 GPA or higher-Good citizenship, community involvement, leadership, integrity-U.S. Citizen-Plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four year college or university in the United States for the upcoming academic yearApply online:https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/Deadline: January 5, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
THE BOB SWANSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-High School Senior- Be actively participating in competitive tennis while in high school- Be a permanent resident within geographic boundaries of the Northern Michigan District of the USTA/Midwest Section-Applications available in the Guidance OfficeDeadline: Applications must be postmarked by January 9, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF MICHIGAN GUY M. WILSON SCHOLARSHIP-Michigan resident-High school senior-Child, grandchild or great grandchild of a war time veteran planning to attend a Michigan accredited college or university-2.5 GPA or higher-Financial needApplications available in the guidance office or online:www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships*Application MUST be signed or it will automatically disqualify you from considerationDeadline: Must be submitted to District Commander by January 9, 2017 by 5:00 p.m*Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 am January 3, 2017 if you want the GO to mail it for you.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF MICHIGAN BREWER SCHOLARSHIP-Michigan resident-High school senior-Child, grandchild or great grandchild of a war time veteran planning to attend a Michigan accredited college or university-2.5 GPA or higher-Financial needApplications available in the guidance office or online:www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships*Application MUST be signed or it will automatically disqualify you from considerationDeadline: Must be submitted to District Commander by January 9, 2017 by 5:00 p.m
*Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 am January 3, 2017 if you want the GO to mail it for you.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

SAE INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS-High school senior-Intended major is Engineering or other related science (math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer science, etc)-Meet minimum requirements with regard to GPA, ACT scores, as outlined in each scholarshipApply online:http://students.sae.org/scholarships/freshman/Deadline: January 15, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

THE TRUMAN D. PICARD SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior-Must be Native American or Alaskan Native-Intending to study Natural ResourcesRequires letter of application, resume, three letters of referenceInformation in the Guidance Office or online:www.itcnet.orgDeadline: January 18, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

UNION PLUS SCHOLARSHIP-Dependent of current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus Program-Must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, trade or technical school.Applications online:https://www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/union-plus-scholarshipDeadline: January 31, 2017 by 12:00 p.m. (noon) Eastern Time
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
CITY OF NEGAUNEE/WPPI ENERGY PUBLIC POWER SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior-Must be a customer of the City of Negaunee Electric Department-Plan to attend a two-year technical college or four-year university-Essay required:Our Community Connection: The Value of Our Municipal UtilityDeadline:  Due to guidance office by 9 a.m. February 2, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

MICHIGAN SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior, resident of Michigan and U.S. Citizen-Must be accepted at select Michigan accredited college or university and enrolled in an engineering program (list of colleges are included on the application)-Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher for 10th and 11th grades-Essay requiredApply online:http://www.michiganspe.org/?page=ScholarshipsDeadline: February 3, 2017 - Must be submitted to local chapter by this date*
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

ELKS FOUNDATION LEGACY AWARDS-High school senior-Must be a child or grandchild of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2014 or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2014-Planning on attending an accredited U.S. school, college or university-Have taken the SAT by December 31, 2016Apply online:www.elks.org/ENF/SCHOLARS/legacy.cfm
Deadline: Due online by February 3, 2017 by 11:59 a.m. Central Time

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior-Dependent of MEA member is good standing or MEA-Retired member in good standing-Will attend a Michigan public community college, 4-year college, or vocational institute. Certain private colleges are outlined in the application-Priority is given on the basis of academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, school and community service and students from lower income householdsApplications available in guidance office or online: http://www.mea.org/mea-scholarshipDeadline: February 23, 2017 - Due to the Guidance Office 9:00 a.m. February 15, 2017 due to processing. Faxed or emailed applications are not allowed.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


NMU FRESHMAN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM-3.5 GPA or higher-Minimum score of 24 on the ACT or 1090 on the SAT-A desire to learn about research and scholarly workApply online:https://www.nmu.edu/freshmanfellows/node/1Deadline: February 27, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

NMU DONOR FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS-View scholarships by area of interest or major-Varied criteriaApply online:https://www.nmu.edu/financialaid/donorfundedscholDeadline: March 1, 2017(Scholarship application window to apply is February 17-March 1, 2017)

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


MAKING THE TURN AGAINST PARKINSON'S SCHOLARSHIP-Michigan resident-Relative of a patient (living or deceased) diagnosed with Parkinson's disease-Accepted or enrolled in an institution of higher learning-Essay requiredApplications available in guidance office or online:http://makingtheturngolf.com/3/scholarship-award.htmDeadline: March 1, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY CHILDREN OF WARRIORS NATIONAL PRESIDENTS' SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior-Must be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild of a veteran who served in the Armed Services during eligibility dates listed on the application -4 Letters of recommendation-50 hours of volunteer service within the community, verified in writing by the recipient organizations-Essay requiredApplications in guidance office or online:http://michalaux.org/scholarships/Deadline: March 1, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
HONOR CREDIT UNION COMMUNITY COMMITMENT SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior-Be a member of Honor Credit Union and be the primary account holder at the time of application and scholarship presentation-Have been accepted at an accredited U.S. post-secondary education institution-Demonstrate academic achievement and community involvement-Minimum 2.5 GPA*Applicants may not be current Honor Credit Union employees or board members or be children or grandchildren of current Honor Credit Union employees or board membersEssay on the following topic:Discuss how community involvement has impacted your life or how you influenced someone else's life or contributed to improving your community through volunteerism.Applications available in guidance office or online:https://www.honorcu.com/powered-by-honorDeadline: March 6, 2017 - Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m. February 27, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

AMERICAN LEGION DEPT. OF MICHIGAN MEDICAL CAREER SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior-Must be a relative of a veteran who served in the Armed Services during eligibility dates listed on the application (must have discharge papers)-3 Letters of recommendation-Must attend a college or university in Michigan and pursue a career in the medical fieldApplications in guidance office or online:http://michalaux.org/scholarships/Deadline: March 15, 2017 - Must be postmarked by this date*
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
AMERICAN LEGION DEPT. OF MICHIGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-Daughters, granddaughters, great-granddaughters of any honorable discharged or deceased men/women veterans during eligibility dates listed on the application (must have discharge papers)-High school senior-Michigan resident-Must attend a college or university in MichiganApplications in guidance office or online:http://michalaux.org/scholarships/Deadline: March 15, 2017 - Must be postmarked by this date*
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER 380 OF MARQUETTE COUNTY-Senior in high school-Children or grandchildren of a veteran-The veteran must be either currently serving in the armed forces or must be able to prove prior honorable serviceApplications in guidance office:Deadline: March 31, 2017-Must be postmarked by this date*-Please bring completed application to the Guidance Office by March 20, 2017 if you'd like the Guidance Office to mail it for you.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF THE UPPER PENINSULA: MECHANICAL INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP
-Upper peninsula high school senior
-2.0 GPA
-Intends to pursue a post high school education in the trades field
Application in the guidance office
Deadline: April 1, 2017
Due to Guidance Office by March 20th if you'd like the Guidance Office to mail it for you

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


MICHIGAN RETAILERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior-Son or daughter of owners or full time employers of MRA (Michigan Retailers Association)-Part time employees of MRA member businesses who are full time studentsApply online: *Applications must be requested by March 15thhttps://www.retailers.com/member-benefits/scholarship-program/Deadline: April 1, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


TEAL LAKE MASONIC LODGE-Negaunee High School senior planning to attend full time at an accredited college, university, trade or vocational school-Michigan resident-U.S. Citizen-2 Letters of recommendation from school personnel-2 Letters of recommendation from non-school personnel-Statement of vocational or professional goalsApplications in guidance officeDeadline: April 3, 2017-Due to the Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m.

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

NEGAUNEE HIGH SCHOOL LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS
-Thoroughly fill in the information asked on the application. You may print the application to view it before beginning to fill it out. *If you are unsure of your GPA and/or class rank, the guidance office can fill it in for you after you've submitted your application online.
- When there is a scholarship you wish to apply for, click the "apply" box so a check mark shows up. If a scholarship requires an essay, complete the essay in the box provided to apply.
- HINT: It is STRONGLY recommended that you compete your essays on a word processing program to review them and correct spelling prior to inputting them on the application. You are able to copy and paste from a word processing document to the application to be sure your essay is correct.
- If there are any additional letters of recommendation or required attachments, bring them to the Guidance Office by the due date with your name and scholarship title on the page.
- Carefully review your application prior to submitting. Once you are finished with the application, click "submit" at the bottom of the page. If you realized you have made a mistake, you may choose "Edit my response" on the page immediately after you submit. ONCE YOU LEAVE THIS PAGE YOU CANNOT EDIT YOUR RESPONSE.
Click HERE for the online application and to see available scholarships (Scholarship Expired)
Deadline: April 5, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


THE TOBIN FAMILY WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP AWARD-Female graduate of Negaunee, Ishpeming or Westwood High School-Must be enlisting in the military (does not ned to be enrolling in college at this time if enlisting), enrolling in any military officer commissioning program, entering law enforcement and or going into the fields of security, criminal justice, law or social work. The candidate must provide some record as verification-Demonstrate strong leadership skills-Requires a short essay-Applications in guidance officeDeadline: April 7, 2017-Due to the Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


MARQUETTE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: ANNA L. TOBIN SCHOLARSHIP

-Negaunee, Ishpeming or Westwood high school senior who plans a career in the performing arts; theater, drama, music, dance or singing


Applications in guidance office

Deadline: April 7, 2017 by 9:00 a.m.

*Return completed applications to the Guidance Office

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


MARQUETTE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: BERNADETTE REIDER SCHOLARSHIP-Marquette County high school senior-Planning to pursue a degree or certification in the field of nursingApplications in guidance office

Deadline: April 7, 2017 by 9:00 a.m.

*Return completed applications to the Guidance Office

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


MARQUETTE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: MARK ULRICKSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
-Marquette county high school senior
-Must be enrolled in a college or university

Deadline: April 7, 2017 by 9:00 a.m.

*Return completed applications to the Guidance Office

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

RACHAEL BEACCO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
-Negaunee High School senior-Planning a career in art, design or media production-Planning a degree in art, design or media production from an accredited school, college or university-2.0 GPA or higher-Requires an essay and 1 letter of recommendationApplications in Guidance Office

Deadline: April 15, 2017 

*Return completed applications to the Guidance Office

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 44 SCHOLARSHIP-High school senior accepted by a Michigan college, university or trade school by August 1-Applicant must be a resident of Marquette County at the time of application and for one year preceding the date of the award-2 Letters of recommendation: one from a principal, counselor or teacher, and one from a clergyman or person knowing the applicant's character-2 short essays-A copy of parent's/grandparent's military discharge (in case of a tie)-A picture of the applicantApplications in Guidance OfficeDeadline: April 15, 2017-Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m. April 7, 2017 if you'd like the GO to mail it for you.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

FINLANDIA UNIVERSITY BRULE ART & DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior
-Must apply to Finlandia
-2.5 GPA or higher
-ACT of 16 or SAT 880
-Complete 2017/18 FAFSA
Deadline: April 21, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP
-High school senior
-Resident of Marquette County
-Based on scholastic record, financial need, extracurricular activities and community service
-Requires 2 letters of recommendation (At least one from high school teacher)
-Applications in Guidance Office
Deadline: April 24, 2017 by 9:00 a.m. to the guidance office

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


UPPER PENINSULA LABOR MANAGEMENT COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP

-High school senior who has participated in collective bargaining workshop

-Short essay required

Applications in Guidance Office

Deadline: April 30, 2017  *Due to the Guidance Office by 9 am April 24, 2017 if you'd like the Guidance Office to mail it for you.

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


ISHPEMING ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP
-Negaunee high school senior
-Resident of Michigan
-2.5 GPA or higher
Must submit a brief paragraph relating your personal goals and how they interrelate with furthering your education.
Applications in guidance office:
Deadline: Due to Guidance Office by 9 a.m April 28, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


U.P. CATHOLIC CREDIT UNION-Be a member of U.P. Catholic Credit Union for a minimum of six months-Attend a high school in Marquette County-Graduate in 2017-2.5 GPA or higher-Documented community service-Accepted into an institution of higher learning at the time of the award presentationApplications in Guidance OfficeDeadline: April 28, 2017-Due to the Guidance Office by 3:00 p.m. on this date

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF THE UPPER PENINSULA-High school senior residing in the U.P.
-Has applied to college/trade school-Majoring in home building/construction industry (Building, Engineering, Architecture, Design, Decorating,  Drafting, Welding, etc)-Requires two letters of reference and typed essay
Deadline: May 1, 2017-Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m. April 24, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN IN BUILDING HBA OF THE UPPER PENINSULA-Upper Peninsula high school female student
-Must plan on furthering education in the Upper Peninsula-Entering the following fields: Contracting, Construction Management, Architecture, Interior Design, Trade Apprentices.-Must include a typed essay, and examples of recent projects.Applications in the Guidance Office
Deadline: May 1, 2017-Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m. April 24, 2017 if you want the GO to mail it for you.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


NORTHWOODS CHAPTER OF THE 99'S WOMEN PILOTS SCHOLARSHIP-Any female ages 15 and up-Must be in the process of working towards a pilot's license-Must have passed the class III flight medical-Submit a letter of recommendationFor more details and to apply contact:Dee Dreger: deedreger@hotmail.com or  call 715-612-3336Deadline: May 1, 2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


NEGAUNEE IRONTOWN ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP-Negaunee High School senior who plans to attend a college or university-Has displayed commitment to community service through volunteer, non-paid efforts-2 Letters of recommendation-Submit letter outlining community service and educational goals.Applications in guidance office:Deadline: Completed application due to Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m. May 5, 2017
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


MARQUETTE BUILDERS EXCHANGE SCHOLARSHIP-Marquette County high school senior-Must attend college, vocational, technical or trade school-Pursue a career in the construction field; the following fields may apply:Architecture, engineering, painting, boiler making, bricklaying, plumbing, pipe fitting, carpentry, sheet metal, drafting, CAD, electrical, sprinkler fitting, HVAC, construction management or any other area pertaining to the construction fieldApplications in guidance office:
Deadline: May 5, 2017 - Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m. April 28, 2017 

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
NANCY J. SKEWIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-Did not advertise in 2017, advertise in 2018, check with Andy Skewis-2.5 GPA through 7 semesters of high school-Has participated for at least two years in the visual arts curriculum while in high school-Must be accepted for admission to an accredited vocational/technical school or four year college/university-Must include two samples of original artwork with completed application Applications in Guidance OfficeDeadline: May 6, 2016 - Return completed applications to the Guidance Office
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.

DILLON FRANCIS MENARD SCHOLARSHIP
-Negaunee High School student-3.0 GPA or higher-Participated in a high school athletic program-Been accepted as a full time student by an accredited public college, university or trade school-Essay requiredApplications in guidance office
Deadline: May 8, 2017 - Due to Guidance Office by 9:00 a.m.
*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days 
to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation 
and/or transcript requests, It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.
MICHIGAN INDIAN ELDERS SCHOLARSHIP
-Must provide proof of tribal affiliation
-High school senior
-Accepted/enrolled in any 2 or 4 year college, university or technical school for the 2017/18 school year
-Requires 2 letters of recommendation
Applications in Guidance Office
Deadline: June 15, 2017-Must be received or postmarked by this date

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.


KELSEY'S LAW SCHOLARSHIP
-Open to 11th and 12th grade students attending any public or private school high school in Michigan
-Must be a Michigan resident with a valid driver's license
-Submit a persuasive message that shows how you would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving. Messages can be in the form of a video, tweet or graphic design. 
Deadline: August 31,2017

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.




Scholarships Past the Deadline from the 2017-2018 school year

MTU LEADING SCHOLARS AWARD
-3.30 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
-ACT composite score of 23 or higher or new SAT total of 1140 or higher
-Must have applied to Michigan Tech by October 15th
-High school senior with leadership experience and academic experience
-Must have one recommendation from a high school teacher or mentor due by October 15th
-Submit written essay
For more information and to apply go to: http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/scholar/
Deadline: October 15, 2017 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

*Reminder: The Guidance Office needs 7-10 business days to process any scholarship application, letter of recommendation and/or transcript requests. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements and deadlines.