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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.

American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program

The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest is open to current high school students.

Details can be found at www.michiganlegion.org/oratorial.

Deadline for intention to compete:November 20, 2018

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

Central Michigan University Scholarships








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

Ithaca College Martin Luther King Scholar Program

"The Martin Luther King Scholar Program is so much more than a scholarship.  It is an interdisciplinary, college-wide learning community that emphasizes citizenship and service in the global community."    --Roger Richardson, Ph.D., founding director

This program is open to academically talented U.S. citizens and permanent residents from ethnic and racial backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in U.S. higher education.

Additional information is available at: ithaca.edu/mlk

Ithaca College Park Scholar Award (Communications)

This program develops passionate communications leaders who engage critically, act globally, and perform ethically. Through a mixture of academic and service programming, Park scholars are challenged to give back to their communities, using the power of well-designed messages and contemporary media to make a positive impact on the world.

The Park Scholar Award is renewable for up to three years, covers the full cost of attendance, includes stipends for living expenses, books, and technology.


JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who put the nation's interest above their own.  They were guided by integrity and conscience, not party pressure or fear of losing the next election.


Here's your chance to write the next profile in courage.


For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest.


Win scholarship money:

1st place winner receives $10,000

2nd place winner receives $3,000

5 finalists receive $1,000 each

8 semifinalists: $100 each

10 honorable mentions


Deadline for submission is January 18, 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

*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***

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.

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 Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between October 23, 2018 and December 31, 2018. Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

  • AXA Achievement Scholarship - December 14, 2018 (52 Awards - $25,000)


  • Lamber-Goodnow Scholarships - December 1, 2018 (7 Awards - $1,000)


  • 2018 NRA Scholarships - December 31, 2018 (4 Awards - $1,000)


  • Genius Loci Scholarship - November 30, 2018 (1 Award - $1,000)


  • Bachus and Schanker LLC Scholarship - November 30, 2018 (2 Awards - $2,000)


  • Thiel Fellowship - December 31, 2018 (30 Awards - $100,000)


  • Apprentice Ecologist Youth Scholarship Program - December 31, 2018 (3 Awards - $850)


  • Harris Poll Scholarship - November 30, 2018 (1 Award - $1,000)


  • SP Scholarship - November 30, 2018 (10 Awards - $10,000)


  • VIP Scholarship - November 30, 2018 (1 Award - $5,000)


  • YDI Scholarship - November 29, 2018 (1 Award - $1,000)




Student Scholarships

Scholarship Programs

Visit StudentScholarships.org for the latest scholarships available. 

University of Detroit Mercy

The REBUILDetroit program is aimed at diversifying the Biomedical research field by providing a FULL TUITION scholarship to underrepresented students. Students must major in one of five majors: biology, chemistry, biochemistry, nursing or psychology.  Students are required to complete a six week summer enrichment program that starts June 2019. In order to be considered for the program students must apply and be accepted into the university. During the application process students will be prompt to show their interest in the REBUILDetroit scholarship. Once you are accepted into the university we will look over your application and decide whether or not to bring the student in for an interview. Interviews start December 15, 2018 and will continue until all spots are filled. Click the link below for more information.


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.