Scholarships for HS Seniors
Still accepting applications for May 2021:
Wylie E. Groves Counseling Scholarship
Award Amount: $500 one time amount to two Groves graduating seniors. A Groves graduating senior accepted to a post-secondary school: trade school, 2-year or 4year college. No GPA is required. The ideal recipient should be a well-rounded student who represents the characteristics of the GROVES way
Prompt for Essay: How do you exemplify the characteristics of The Groves Way? Please give at least one specific example.
Format: 250 word typed essay. Please turn in a hard copy of the essay to your counselor. Due: May 28, 2021
About Groves’ Counseling Department: As Groves High School Counselors, we are dedicated to supporting the needs of our students. We focus on developing student academic, career and social/emotional development through American School Counselor Association (ASCA). It is our hope that each and every Groves graduate achieves high success and leads a fulfilling life as a responsible member of society.
Children Impacted by Crime Scholarship Funds Opens March 1 deadline is June 1
Second Change at Life Scholarship. The Pugh Scholarship, for students directly impacted by organ donation, will be open for high school seniors and college students and will be in the amount of $2,500.00 to one deserving candidate. To find the application, eligibility requirements and full details please go to www.secondchanceatlife.org Click here for an overview
Closed for 2021:
100 Mensches Scholarship. One $1,000 and one $500 to be awarded. application & criteria can be found at 100mensches.org Closed for 2021
AAA School Safety Patrol Scholarship Program. Scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to two graduating seniors attending a Michigan public, private or charter high school. Students must show proof of AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol participation in elementary or middle school, good academic standing and a strong record of involvement in the community and/or extra-curricular activities. A personal letter of introduction must be included describing community and extra-curricular activities and what being a Safety Patroller meant to them. Please be aware that AAA Michigan will accept only one applicant per school and the application must be signed by a Principal or Counselor. Applications lacking this signature cannot be processed. The application is available from Mrs. Kondak. For questions: Scholarships@aaamichigan.com Closed for 2021.
Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. GLEF Scholarship. See Mrs. Kondak for the Application form. Available to African American Men, with a 3.0 or higher. Closed for 2021
American Foreign Service Workers Scholarship The AFSA Scholarship Program offers college aid to children of AFSA members whose parents are/were Foreign Service employees
Amazon Future Engineers Scholarship www.amazonfutureengineer.com/scholarship
American Women's Business Association Opens December
American Legion Auxiliary – scholarships and programs for HS females.
Beverly Hills Lions Club Community Service Scholarship – for graduating HS seniors residing in the Village of Beverly Hills.
Birmingham Education Association Scholarship – for HS seniors planning to study education. BEA Scholarship materials for 2021 paper copies in the College and Career Center. Deadline: April 14, 2021.
Birmingham SCHOLAR – for students residing in Birmingham School District at the time of high school graduation. Based on primarily on financial need, family circumstances, student academic performance, extracurricular activities, and volunteer/work experience. closed for 2021. Birmingham Scholar Website
Central Michigan University
- Centralis, Leader Advancement & Multicultural Scholarships Some are full tuition, room, and board - many are large awards. Closed for 2021 Central Michigan University Competitive Scholarships
- Lem Tucker Scholarship. This award provides full tuition, room and board to a CMU student majoring in journalism, broadcast and cinematic arts, or a related field. Lem Tucker Scholarship Site Closed for 2021
Chance Stephenson Memorial Scholarship, Chance Stephenson Memorial Scholarship Application packet deadline: May 17, 2021.
Chick Evans Scholarships for Caddies for 2020 Graduates.
Community Choice Credit Union. Community Choice Credit Union Scholarship page
Council for Asian Pacific Americans – for students in Oakland County schools of Asian Pacific Heritage.
CTCL Scholarship for Students attending one of the 65 Colleges That Change Lives. Go to CTCL.org for applications and colleges included.
American 1 Credit Union. $1,000. See Mrs. Kondak for an application.
David Barns Scholarship. Link to webpage, click "scholarship" for a PDF Application.
Detroit Association of the University of Michigan Women. (3) $1,000 for female students attending UofM this fall.
Evelyn Ancrum Education Systems, Inc. is a nonprofit organization assisting the community by providing scholarships, health awareness management and developing tomorrow’s leaders. Students will need to access www.eaessi.org to access the application and instructions.
GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship closed for 2021
Grand Rapids Community Foundation administers a scholarship for students planning to study Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, or Building Engineering field of study. Please share the attached information with students. We can only accept/consider scholarship applications from students graduating this year who have interest in the majors listed above. Any questions, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at www.grfoundation.org by March 1 using the Foundation’s General Scholarship Application.
GRBS Perseverance Award. $1,000 given to a student who has overcome a personal obstacle. Essay Required. Click here for paper application.
Groves Class of 2020 Persverance Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating Groves senior that exemplifies the perseverance and dedication shown by the class during the COVID-19 pandemic. The application can be found at bit.ly/grovesapplication. The application is due by 11:59pm on Friday, April 30th.
Wylie E. Groves PTA/Rotary Community Service Scholarship. Provides 2 Groves Graduating Seniors a $500 award for Outstanding Community Service. Funds are provided by the Birmingham Rotary, Groves PTA and Birmingham Community Education. Scholarship Application. Closed for 2021
Hillel International Jewish Scholarships Link to Portal
Huntington Learning College Scholarship Sweepstakes, text 4000 to 84444 on your phone to enter. for official rules go to: www.HuntingtonHelps.com/contest
Italian American Club Scholarship of Livonia (PDF Application) deadline October 31, 2021.
John Lennon Scholarships - for best original composition or song
Lake Michigan Credit Union "A Day in the Life" Scholarship competition, awards for $2,000. Go to, LMCU.org/Hutt for details. Deadline is January 31,2021.
Lawrence Technical University Scholarship These are stackable scholarship dollars at Lawrence
LuskAlbertson LAunch Scholarship. Click here for Scholarship Details and how to apply
Metropolitan Bureau Scholarship for Students attending: Oakland University, Wayne State University or Wayne County Community College District, matching funds may be available for students pursuing education. Closed for 2021.
Michigan Education Association Scholarship – student must be a dependent of MEA member or MEA retired member in good standing; graduating from a Michigan public or private HS with an MEA bargaining unit; will attend a Michigan public state institution of higher education or one of a few Michigan private institutions listed on the application.
Marine Corps Career & Technical scholarships are available to children of U.S. Marines and Navy Corpsmen looking to join the ranks of those on the cutting edge of today's workforce. Applications are open, check eligibility requirements today! Go to www.mcsf.org/cte for more information.
Michigan Realtors Scholarship Fund. https://www.RealtorScholarshipFund.com and completing the online application. Only online applications are being accepted. Last year, 51 students each received awards in the amount of $1,000. All applicants must email a transcript and ACT/SAT scores, if available, to RealtorScholarshipFund@gmail.com. Closed for 2021
Michigan Retailers Association link to application Access code: MIRA. Awarded to dependent children of owners of MRA member businesses, or children of full-time employees of MRA member firms. Deadline is April 1, 2021.
MSU Michigan Resident Scholarship of up to $1,500 annually. Beginning with the fall 2021 class, all admitted Michigan students will be automatically considered for this new scholarship. If you haven’t already done so, apply to MSU as soon as possible to receive maximum scholarship consideration.
Michigan State University Alumni Club of Oakland County Scholarships forms are now available in the College and Career Center or online at www.MSUOakland.com (Due by 3/26/2021 requires mailing - plan accordingly) application is in the middle of the description.
Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association Scholarship – application usually available in the College & Career Center in January and due in April.
MSU Corn Growers Association Scholarship. MCGA Association website applicants or a family member must be a member of MCGA to apply, membership # required. Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021.
Michigan Virtual Academy, If you have completed five blended or online courses in your Junior or Senior year of High School, you are eligible to be awarded up to a $20,000 scholarship for college or vocational programs! Click here for more details.
National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship awards between $250 and $2,500
National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship
Oakland Community College Chancellor's Scholarship, https://www.oaklandcc.edu/finaid/chancellors-public-private.aspx deadline, April 15, 2021.
OMACCS (Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools) 221 LEADS! Scholarship. visit WWW.Omaccs.org to apply and get more information. Questions? See Mrs. Kondak or your school counselor.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. Created in 1995 by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level. Learn more at their website: https://spirit.prudential.com/about/program-overview
The REALTOR® Scholarship Fund, apply by visiting https://www.RealtorScholarshipFund.com and completing the online application. Only online applications are being accepted.
2021 Ronald Brown Scholar Application form That is a postmarked deadline. Completed and mailed to our offices at: Ron Brown Scholar Program; 485 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 206; Charlottesville, VA 22901 Counselors can email letters of recommendation separately, see Mrs. Kondak for more information. closed for 2021
Rosa Parks Scholarship Closed for 2021 The application is also available (you can copy/paste into your browser) https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5371776/3113be06ea1b. Scholarship winners will be announced in mid-May.
The Robert A. Schuele Scholarship Committee: four-year full-ride scholarship opportunity. A full explanation is on their website: 2020 Robert A. Schuele Scholarship application deadline: April 26, 2021 by 9:00 p.m.
Society of Automotive Engineers Detroit Section Scholarship, Deadline for submission: April 1, 2021. The application and detailed criteria can be found at http://www.swedetroit.org/
scholarships.html SWE, at a national level, also has many scholarships for outstanding students. This application form can be found on the National SWE website: www.swe.org.
Society of Women Engineers Detroit Scholarship: http://www.swedetroit.org/uploads/2/0/2/4/20241007/scholarship_application_fy21.pdf deadline is March 1, 2021
SCAD Scholarship. SCAD Scholarship Details
University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit, Closed for 2021. Full details and link to the application can be found at their website: Scholarship application site and application details
University Of Michigan Alumnae Club of Birmingham -- not awarding for 2021.
University of Michigan LEAD Scholarship, LEAD scholarship application, requirements, and timeline information closed for 2021
VIBE Community Credit Union Scholarship. Link to online application form
$1,500 Scholarship. Scholarship requirements:
• Be a VIBE Credit union member in good standing (no required length of time)
• Maintain a 3.0 GPA
• Submit volunteer hours, most recent high school transcript, and proof of acceptance to a university, college, or technical school
• Submit a 250-word essay during the application process.
2020 Essay Question: "What do you expect to gain from earning a degree/certificate at a university, college or technical school?"
West Maple Elementary Alumni Scholarship. For former W. Maple students. Applications are available in the College and Career Center.
Western Michigan University Admitted students are encouraged to utilize ScholarshipUniverse to review and apply for additional scholarships. ScholarshipUniverse is WMU's scholarship matching tool and can be used to search for internal and external scholarships. Students will need to use their Bronco NetID and password to login. Students can find out about setting up their Bronco NetID password online.
Many of our internal scholarships are closed for 2021 but students can explore them at the links below.
- College/Departmental Awards
- MLK Gold Scholarship
- Endowed Scholarships
- Foundation Scholarship
- Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship
Students can log into ScholarshipUniverse to find scholarships they are eligible for and apply for them.
Zonta Club of Pontiac-North Oakland District Scholarship – usually due in early March.