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Merit Scholarships Website

This site, www.meritaid.com , is a compilation of what every university has to offer for merit scholarships and what the criteria is to get the scholarships.

Advocates Scholarship

*Advocates Scholarship

Sponsor: The Advocates

Amount: $1,000, offered biannually

Closing Date: May 15, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to problems we face on the road.

Apply at: https://www.advocateslaw.com/scholarship/


*The Advocates Scholarship

Sponsor: The Advocates Injury Attorneys

Amount: $1,000, biannually

Closing Date: May 30th , 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bicycle safety.

Apply at: https://www.utahadvocates.com/scholarship/

Aquinas College Scholarships

Just submit an admission application.  You will be automatically considered for all scholarships for which you are qualified.  Be sure to send an official transcript and test scores with your application.

Apply free at www.aquinas.edu/undergraduate

B. Davis Scholarship

B. Davis Scholarship

Sponsor: Student Award Search Aid

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: May 24, 2019

Description: Available to ALL high school juniors and seniors. An essay of less than 1000 words on this topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Apply at: www.studentawardsearch.com

Baker College Career Scholarships

A list of scholarships can be found at www.baker.edu/scholarships

Central Michigan University Scholarships








Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship



Divorce Matters Scholarship

Divorce Matters Scholarship

Sponsor: Denver Colorado Divorce Attorneys

Amount: $2,500

Closing Date: May 31, 2019

Description: This scholarship is available high school seniors and current college students who have either had parents go through a divorce or who have gone through a divorce themselves.  Divorce Matters understands how difficult it can be to pay for college after being involved in a divorce and want to help someone afford a better education. To be eligible, applicants must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2019.

Apply at: https://www.divorce-matters.com/in-the-community/

Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to African-American males to assist in post high school education.

The Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship Fund was created as a way to honor the short but beautiful life of Donovan Xavier Baker.

Award of $2,500 to the winning essay

For more information and to apply go to:thedonovanxavierbakerscholarshipfund.com and download the application.

Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship

2019 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship

Sponsor: Hammett, Bellin & Oswals, LLC

Amount: $750

Closing Date: May 31, 2019

Description: Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law Firm are excited to once again offer the 2019 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship. This scholarship is for all first-year college freshman who will be attending an accredited College/University during the 2019-2020 school year (current seniors).

Apply at: http://hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/

Houzz Scholarship Programs

Houzz Scholarship Programs

Sponsor: Houzz

Amount: $2,500 Multiple

Closing Date: June 30, 2019

Description: Multiple scholarships for students who plan to enroll in interior design, architecture, landscape, architecture, architectural engineering, or construction management programs in the U.S. Specific scholarships: (1) Women in Architecture (2) Residential Design Scholarship (3) Sustainable Residential Design Scholarship (4) Residential Construction Management Scholarship

Apply at: https://www.houzz.com/scholarships

Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship


In October, $5,000 worth of scholarships will be awarded to Michigan students. Applicants are asked to submit a persuasive message that shows how you would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving.

Finalists will be notified by October 1st, 2019 and winners will be announced the week of October 22nd, 2019.

Messages may be in the form of a video, graphic or Tweet that resonates with teens and influences their driving behavior.

Entries will be judged and critiqued on the following factors:

Ability to persuade others, especially teen drivers, to stop texting while driving. Ability to grab the attention of your friends, peers and family. A clear and understandable message. Demonstration of your personal creativity and ingenuity.

Types of Admissions Permitted

Youtube Video
(30 Seconds max)

(PNG files only)

(110 characters or less)

Award Amounts

Overall Best Submission: $2,000

Best Video Submission: $1,500

Best Graphic Submission: $1,000

Best Tweet Submission: $500

*Limit one type of submission per student.

Awards will be applied toward tuition at any university, college or technical school in the U.S. for higher education. Funds will be sent directly to the school within one year of the scholarship deadline.

Who may apply:

Open to 11th and 12th grade students (Class of 2019 and 2020) attending any public or private Michigan high school (finalists will be required to provide proof of enrollment with a student I.D. or transcript).  Applicant must be a Michigan resident with a valid Michigan driver's license. If under the age of 18 by October 1, 2019, a parental consent form must be signed by a parent or guardian if you are selected as a finalist.

Deadline to apply online: August 31, 2019.

Northwood University Scholarships

More that $13,000,000 in scholarships are provided at Northwood University.  Included are Merit Scholarships, Business Organization Scholarships, Alumni, Family Tuition, and Michigan Chamber of Commerence scholarships.

Check the website for more information.




Rochester College Scholarships

Visit rc.edu/scholarships for scholarship and discount information

ROTC Scholarships

ROTC is offered at many colleges.  The program offers full tuition, books, and a monthly stipend in the freshman year.  If you accept the scholarship, you have a commitment for active or reserve duty when you graduate.  Currently that commitment is three to four years.  Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines all have ROTC programs.

Scholarship Programs

Fraser Institute Student Scholarship - June 1, 2019 (3 Awards - $1,500)








Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award

Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award

Sponsor: Senior Planning

Amount: 1-5 awards each semester- minimum award is $900

Closing Date: July 31, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are high school seniors or undergraduate students with less than 90 credit hours. Applicant should be working towards a degree in social work with the intent on assisting seniors and the elderly upon graduation.

Apply at: https://www.seniorplanning.org/senior-planning-social-work-eldercare-award/

Student Scholarships

Scholarship Programs

Visit StudentScholarships.org for the latest scholarships available. 

University of Michigan-Flint Freshmen Merit Scholarships

Our *automatic" merit scholarships range from $3000-$7000 a year. These offers will continue for Fall 2019 students until our August 20, 2019 deadline.  Students who wish to be considered for full-rides, need to have a completed application and official transcripts/test scores submitted by December 1, 2018. More details regarding all of our scholarships can be found at umflint.edu/merit.

University of Michigan Phi Sigma Kappa Scholarship

Phi Sigma Kappa Legacy Scholarship

For over one hundred years, Phi Sigma Kappa has been dedicated to the betterment of the

individual, the university environment, and the world. This dedication is based upon the three

cardinal principles of the fraternity: Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Character. These cardinal

principles have led to the development of leadership skills, a passion for service to others as well

as the community, and the strengthening of academic abilities within its members. Today, the

Delta Deuteron Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa hopes to develop and sustain these same values

within the students of the University of Michigan.

The Delta Deuteron Chapter will award four or more $500 scholarships and four or more

$100 scholarships to current seniors in high school who satisfy the following requirements:

• The student must be attending the University of Michigan in the Fall of 2019

• The student is available for an interview with the Executive Board of the fraternity

• The student embodies the values of the Delta Deuteron Chapter as well as Phi Sigma


If you wish to apply to this scholarship, please apply online using the following link by June 30th:


With any questions, please contact one of the members of our Executive Team below.

Christian Jones – President Bradley Cronk – Vice President

515-419-0173 517-243-6941

csjone@umich.edu brcronk@umich.edu

We Are The Independents Scholarship

We Are The Independents Scholarship

Sponsor: Michigan Independent Colleges Alliance

Amount: 4 scholarships of $2,000 each month

Closing Date: May 31, 2019

Description: - Michigan Colleges Alliance will award four "We Are The Independents" scholarships of $2,000 each month to high school juniors and seniors (on top of the numerous financial aid opportunities you'll already receive from Michigan's top 15 independent colleges and universities). Simply provide some basic information in the form below and you're enrolled in a chance for a scholarship. There's a drawing every month, so you'll have dozens of opportunities to win. You can increase your chances by touring any of the 15 Michigan Independent Colleges. Take a selfie and post it to Twitter along with the hashtag #wearetheindependents and you'll receive another entry into the We Are The Independents scholarship drawing. The 15 Independent Michigan Colleges are: Adrian, Alma, Aquinas, Hope, Madonna, Sienna Heights, U of D-Mercy, Calvin, Albion, Andrews, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, Olivet and Spring Arbor.

Apply at: http://wearetheindependents.com/win-a-scholarship/?mc_cid=291f7c00e6&mc_eid=5e658d5a93.

Hope College Scholarships

Application for admission serves as the application for all scholarships except the National Merit Scholarship and the Distinguished Artist Awards.