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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

Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship

Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship

Deadline date: August 15, 2019

Detailed description: To help provide more individuals with the opportunity to get a solid education, Capital Auto Auction is awarding a scholarship to support students pursuing STEM-related degrees.

Value of scholarship: $1,000 (1 winner), $250 (2 runner ups)

Qualifications: To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university.

Central Michigan University Scholarships








Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship



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.

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.