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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








Credit Union One WIlliam G. Coyne Scholarship Program

Credit Union One William G. Coyne memorial Scholarship

Sponsor: Credit Union One

Amount: Variable

Closing Date: April 1, 2019

Description: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements: Complete 30 or more hours of documented, qualified community service during Junior/Senior year of high school, Be a 2019 graduating high school senior, Be a member of a family that has belonged to Credit Union ONE of Michigan for a minimum of 6 months (in good standing), Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or above, Plan to enroll in, beginning in the fall of 2019, a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or accredited trade or vocational school.

Apply at: http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx


Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship



Detroit Economic Club Scholarship

Detroit Economic Club Scholarship

Sponsor: Community Scholarships for Southeastern Michigan

Amount: $2,000.

Closing Date: April 15, 2019

Description: For graduating seniors in Wayne, Oakland or Macomb counties who have overcome hardships to achieve personal goals.

Apply at: https://cfsem.org/apply/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/

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.

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

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

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.

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship Program

The Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship Program

Sponsor: The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA)

Amount: Twenty-one scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $1,500

Closing Date: Request application by March 15 and submitted by April 1

Description: Scholarships are not based on financial need. To be eligible, the student or his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of Michigan Retailers Association.

Apply at: https://www.retailers.com/member-benefits/scholarship-program/ (ACCESS CODE is MIRA)

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.




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

Rochester Education Association Benefit Fund Scholarships

The REA Benefit Fund Scholarship application is available in the counseling office.

Applicants for this $1000 scholarship must be graduating seniors who will be attending a Michigan public institution of higher learning in the fall.  A student must complete the application form, secure a signature from a teacher, attach a personal essay, and return the form to his/her counselor.  The deadline for students to return forms to their counselors is April 10, 2019.

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 8 Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between February 6, 2019 and March 15, 2019. Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. Adore Me Scholarship - March 1, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)


2. DevTeam STEM scholarship - March 1, 2019 (2 Awards - $1,000)


3. Regis L Mullen Accident Injury Scholarship - March 1, 2019 (1 - Award - $2,500)


4. Mozley Scholarship - March 15, 2019 (7 Awards - $5,000)



5. SP Scholarship - February 28, 2019 (10 Awards - $10,000)


6. VIP Scholarship - February 28, 2019 (1 Award - $5,000)


7. HP Scholarship - February 28, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)


8. YDI Scholarship - February 27, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)

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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. 

Student-View Scholarship Program

Student-View Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Student Insights

Amount: One $4,000 scholarship, Two $1,000 scholarships & Ten $500 scholarships

Closing Date: April 22, 2019

Description: Student Insights is a market research firm helping colleges and universities communicate more effectively with high school seniors.  Students simply complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area.  The scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. Winners will be announced in May 2019. No minimum GPA, no essay, no lengthy applications! Address questions to contact@studentinsights.com or 724-903-0439.

Apply at: www.student-view.com

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.

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.