Currently Available Scholarships
Going Merry (www.goingmerry.com) is a new scholarship website - it makes finding and completing scholarship applications easier. There is a big waiting list but all of you can skip it when you sign up here: app.goingmerry.com/sign-up. This is NOT a scholarship application, but rather a legitimate website to assist in your scholarship search.
Sallie Mae (www.salliemae.com) is another scholarship website to visit. There are all kinds of scholarships to search for along with scholarship application tips.
COLLEGE COVERED BY DISCOVERY STUDENT LOANS
Discover Student Loans is giving away a $5,000 scholarship each month this year with their 2021 Scholarship Award Sweepstakes! The earlier you enter, the more chances to have to win 1 or 12 scholarships. Click here to begin the process. Sweepstakes are open now through January 31, 2022.
"NO SWEAT" SCHOLARSHIP
The Cirkled In "No Sweat" Scholarship is a $2500 scholarship to be used for educational purpose, from books to summer camp. There is no essay, no minimum GPA or income requirements. Just click here and complete your portfolio and you're in! You can also view the winners from the last 3 years. Deadline: December 31, 2021.
WALTER MORALES SCHOLARSHIP FOR URBAN EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT
The Walter Morales Scholarship is an annual award of $5,000 directed towards a university student or high school senior who has an interest in improving the education system in the U.S., and more specifically the education system in urban areas. It will be awarded to the winner of an essay competition. A single winner will be chosen based on writing a unique essay of less than 1,000 words that addresses and answers the following: Think about the unique challenges that face urban schools. Urban schools are marked by higher concentrations of poverty, greater racial and ethnic diversity, larger concentrations of immigrant populations, language diversity, and more frequent rates of student mobility. For more information and to apply, click here.
Deadline: February 15, 2022
THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY (NHS) SCHOLARSHIP
The NHS is offering up to $2 million in scholarships. The national winner will receive $25,000; 24 national finalists will receive $5,625; 575 national semifinalists will receive $3,200.
Eligibility: a high school senior; an active NHS member in good standing; currently enrolled at a school with an affiliated NHS chapter; a member of the graduating class of 2022; planning to enroll at a postsecondary college or university in fall 2022.
For more information and to apply, click here.
Deadline: December 1, 2021
THE AMERICAL LEGION AUXILARY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
If you meet the eligibility requirements listed below, you could be the winner of a $500 award.
Eligibility: Daughters, granddaughters, and great-granddaughters of any honorable discharged or deceased men/women veterans who served during one or both periods: April 6, 1917-November 1918 (World War I); December 7, 1941-date to be determined by Congress have ended (World War II to present).
For more information and a listing of the requirements, click here.
Deadline: March 15, 2022
THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY MEDICAL CAREER SCHOLARSHIP
This $500.00 scholarship is awarded to anyone entering the medical career. The scholarship must be used in a school in Michigan. For eligibility requirements and to print out the application, click here.
Deadline: March 15, 2022
NEW BEGINNINGS SCHOLARSHIP/MICHIGAN IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP (through the Lake Trust Foundation)
Are you pursuing a career in the skilled trades or technical field? Then apply for the New Beginnings Scholarship that is worth up to $5000 for each scholarship. Funds can be used for tuition toward a career technical education program or trade school in Michigan, tools for a trade, professional fees, or dues.
Deadline: March 12, 2022. Click here to apply for either scholarship.
MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
-Dependent of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing.
-Will attend a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license.
-School and community service
Deadline to apply: February 17, 2022. Click here to apply.
DR. PHILIP SOBASH SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE MEDICAL DOCTORS
Are you planning on attending a medical school after high school? Be sure to apply for the $1,000 Dr. Philip Sobash Scholarship. To apply click here.
Deadline: December 16, 2021.
JOHN ABIO SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS
If you will be attending a university for a business degree, be sure and apply for the John Abio Scholarship for Future Entrepreneurs. This is a one-time award of $1,000. The scholarship will be awarded based on an essay competition. One winner will be selected based on a creative essay of under 1,000 words answering the following: Describe an industry in the world that needs drastic improvement and how a new business idea would make that industry better. To apply, click here.
Deadline: December 15, 2021.
Paper Applications are available in the Student Services office for the following scholarships:
Lake View Farms Animal Science Scholarship
Buchanan's 2018 graduate, Cora Schau, is sponsoring a $500.00 scholarship to be awarded to a Buchanan High School senior going into ANIMAL SCIENCE. Criteria: 1) Create a resume-provide details on work experience, extracurricular activities, leadership positions and awards that are relevant to the application criteria; 2)One evaluation form is required from a teacher or community member; 3) A statement of your future career plans and interest in the animal science field. Application is available in the Guidance office or on the Scholarship Opportunities bulletin board by Guidance. For questions, please contact Cora Schau at email@example.com or 269.635.7125.
Deadline: March 18, 2022 - turn into the Guidance office.
William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship
If your family has belonged to the Credit Union ONE for a minimum of six months, be sure and apply for their scholarships.
Besides being a member of the Credit Union One,
-Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or above.
-Complete 30 or more hours of documented, qualified community service during Junior/Senior year of high school ending April 1, 2022.
For more information about the scholarships visit www.cuone.org/Scholarship. Application is available in the Guidance office or on the Scholarship Opportunities bulletin board by Guidance.
Deadline: April 1, 2022