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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.

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

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



Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (California)

National Scholarship Competition

More that 28 scholarships awarded, including 8 full one-year scholarships worth $31,500 each

Visit bit.ly//FIDMscholarship for entry details and the most up-to-date information

More than $300,000 in scholarships awarded annually

Josie Rewald Memorial Scholarship

SWE Detroit is pleased to announce the opening of our new scholarship, the Josie Rewald Memorial scholarship.  This scholarship is focused on female students pursuing their engineering education at a community college.  This new scholarship is in addition to our existing scholarship program.

Applicants must be:

  • Entering or enrolled in a full-time community college program which articulates/transfers to an ABET-accredited engineering program (note: the applicant does not need to transfer). See reference list on application for examples.
  • Residents of Michigan

The application can be found here: http://www.swedetroit.org/uploads/2/0/2/4/20241007/scholarship_application_fy19_-_rewald_final.pdf

Applications are due April 1, 2019.

Lawrence Tech Scholarship Competition

To earn a scholarship of up to $4,000 per year for four years, sign up for one of these competition days:

February 23, 2019

March 1, 2019

March 8, 2019

For requirements to participate, visit www.ltu.edu/scholarshipcompetition

Deadline to submit essay online: February 1, 2019

*This is in addition to any other scholarship for which you may qualify, total awards not to exceed full tuition.







Michigan Education Association Scholarship

Must be a dependent of an MEA member in good standing or MEA-Retired member

Application may be accessed at www.mea.org/mea-scholarship

Deadline:Thursday, February 21, 2019 (must be received by MEA by this date)

***There will be no extensions granted due to weather delays, snow days or power outages***

MSU Alumni Club of Oakland County

Scholarships ($2,000, nonrenewable) available to Oakland County High School seniors who have been accepted for study and plan to attend Michigan State University.  This scholarship is not awarded based on financial need. It is based on grades, test scores, recommendations and comments made by the student and his counselor.

3.5 GPA

Deadline to apply is March 22, 2019 (postmark)

Applications are available in counseling or at www.MSUOakland.com

National Association of Black Suppliers Scholarship Fund

The National Association of Black Suppliers Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to graduating African-American seniors who have outstanding academic and community leadership and who plan to enroll in college in a full-time engineering, technology, business or a related curriculum.  The NABS Scholarship is a stipend of up to $5000 per year for up to five years, which can be used for tuition, room, board, and fees at a four year college or university of the recipient's choice. The Scholarship fund has awarded over $1.6 Million to over 200 high school seniors.

Applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 17, 2019.  Applications are available in the counseling office.

Oakland University Scholarships and Grants

To be considered for scholarships, your application, transcript and SAT or ACT score must be received by March 1, 2019. Students are welcome to submit updated transcripts and SAT or ACT scores to our office through the scholarship deadline.

If you meet this deadline, you will automatically be considered for OU scholarships.

Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools LEADS! Scholarship Program

There are many scholarships available.  To find out more about career colleges and schools, please visit our web site at www.omaccs.org.  This site also contains information about other scholarships being offered by our member schools.

Deadline for application submissions is April 12, 2019

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

The eight Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between January 9, 2019 and January 31, 2019. Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship - January 15, 2019 (2- Awards - $1,000)


2. 2019 Profile in Courage Scholarship - January 18, 2019 (7 Awards - $10,000)


3. Sleeknote Scholarship - January 20, 2019 (2 Awards - $1,000)


4. Virtuous Prom Scholarships - January 31, 2019 (1 Award - $250)



5. SP Scholarship - January 31, 2019 (10 Awards - $10,000)


6. VIP Scholarship - January 31, 2019 (1 Award - $5,000)


7. HP Scholarship - January 31, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)


8. YDI Scholarship - January 29, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)




Society of Women Engineers - Detroit Section

College Scholarships

· SWE Detroit annually awards scholarships to exceptional high school senior women who intend to pursue a college degree in engineering.

· The scholarship application must be filled out by the student and postmarked or e-mailed by March 1, 2019.

· SWE, at a national level, also has many scholarships for outstanding high school woman students.  This application form can be found on the National SWE website: www.swe.org.

· The application can be downloaded at: http://www.swedetroit.org/uploads/2/0/2/4/20241007/scholarship_application_fy19.pdf

We also grant awards to current high school seniors and juniors.

Certificates of Merit

· SWE Detroit will award one Certificate of Merit (non-monetary award) per high school to an outstanding senior woman who shows exemplary ability in math and science.

Madame Curie Award for Excellence

· SWE Detroit will award one Madame Curie Award for Excellence (non-monetary award) per high school to an outstanding junior woman who shows exemplary ability in math and science.

How to Apply for the Certificate of Merit & Madame Curie Award:

· Please use this link to fill out the forms for both of these awards online:

· Nominations for both the Certificate of Merit & the Madame Curie Award for Excellence must be submitted by February 28, 2019 electronically to the link above. Only electronic submissions will be accepted; no exceptions.

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.

WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Up to 160 merit co-op scholarships (total value of $4,200,000) will be awarded to students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of nine WACE Partner Institutions:

Clarkson University / State University of New York Oswego / Drexel University / University of Cincinnati / Johnson & Wales University  / Rochester Institute of Technology / University of Toledo / Wentworth Institute of Technology / Merrimack College

Information and deadlines can be found on the Scholarship Bulletin Board in the senior area and at: www.waceinc.org


Hope College Scholarships

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