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Below is a list of scholarships that have been announced to Anderson High School. Each is listed by due date of application. This is by no means an all inclusive list. Please continue to use the scholarship clearinghouses (www.fastweb.com for example) and the other sites and documents listed on the "Scholarship Info" tab on this site!


November 30, 2017 - Elks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student" scholarship for 500 total scholarships.  Awards based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership skills, and financial need. Applications must be downloaded by visiting www.enf.elks.org/mvs


December 1, 2017 - Leaders and Achievers $1,000 scholarship for students with a 2.8 or higher.  Demonstrated Leadership ability and Community Service through Comcast NBCUniversal.


December 15, 2017 or first 10,000 applicants - AXA Achievement Scholarship.  52 scholarships of $10,000 given out nationwide to seniors who are active in the community, led a project that benefitted others, and/or overcame personal hardship.  Visit https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html


December 15, 2017 or first 50,000 applicants-  Burger King Scholar Award.  Must be a high school senior with a GPA of 2.0 our higher to apply.  Please visit website for more details.  www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram


December 31, 2017 - Easton/NFAA Scholarship Program.  High school applicants must be applying to be full time students at a two or four year college/university or a technical training college.  Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12654/easton_nfaa_scholarship_program_scholarship.php


December 31, 2017 - 2017 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship.  The annual scholarship award is for three (3) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must include a 250-word maximum introductory bio with their 500-750 word essay and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to three (3) individual students who write the most compelling essay as judged by SeniorAdvisor.com staff. Please include the following three items in your submission:

250 word maximum introductory bio about yourself – you may choose to include your work or educational background, why you're seeking a degree in your field, and why this scholarship interested you.

500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?

Signed and dated Scholarship Award Agreement.


January 4, 2018 - GE-REAGAN Foundation Scholarship Program - Scholarship program for high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.  Apply online at reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships 


January 15, 2018 (and beyond) - The Western Michigan University College of Education and Human Development offers two scholarship opportunities directly related to increasing the number of teachers from underrepresented populations.   We offer five full tuition scholarships for eight semesters with our Funding the Advancement of Minorities in Education (FAME) and for 2018-19 will offer three $5,000 for five years scholarships for the WMU Future Educator Program from the Pickard Family Fund.  Interested applicants can complete the CEHD scholarship application for consideration for these and other CEHD scholarships. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2018.

We also have scholarships available for all of our majors (the link below is for ALL of our  undergraduate scholarships).  

Undergraduate Scholarship Link:

 

reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships http://www.wmich.edu/education/scholarships/undergraduate

 

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Application Process. Eligibility for each competitive scholarship is listed below. Awards for fall and spring will be made before the end of the previous spring semester.

 

College of Education and Human Development Program Options

 

http://www.wmich.edu/education/academics

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Graduates of the College of Education and Human Development are prepared for professional roles in schools, community agencies, commercial enterprises and other ...

 

One added bonus in the CEHD for students who qualify, is the support and guidance of the TRiO FESP. This program is free and shrinks campus for students, serving as a one-stop spot for advising, financial literacy, mentoring, tutoring, employment, and more.

 

http://www.wmich.edu/trio-future-educators

TRiO Future Educator Success Program | Western Michigan ...

The TRiO Future Educator Success Program is a federally funded grant program that promotes the success of future teachers from Western Michigan University.




January 19, 2018 - University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit. Once again the University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit is sponsoring unique scholarship awards to twelve outstanding freshman applicants to the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. By completing the Scholarship Application, students will be considered for the Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship Award, the Harold duCharme Scholarship Award, the David J. Hallissey Memorial Scholarship Awards, the Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship Award, the James LoPrete Scholarship Award, the Frederick C. Matthaei Scholarship Awards, the Gary & Ann Moeller Scholarship Award, and the Elaine and Roger Zatkoff Scholarship awards.  Please encourage your students to visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org to apply with our new online application.


January 26, 2018 - The Ryan Fischer Legacy Scholarship.  For more information on application, criteria, rules, and guidelines please go to www.RyanFisher.org 


January 31, 2018 - The Princeton Prize in Race Relations.  $1000 award for persons who are helping improve race relations in their school or community.  Please apply online at www.princeton.edu/pprize


January 31, 2018 - 2018 MCWT Scholarship.  Scholarship applications are now being accepted for high school seniors or current college/university students with a focus on a technology academic program. Must be female, a Michigan resident and attending a Michigan college or university for the 2018-19 academic school year. Application and details are located at www.mcwt.org 


February 1, 2018 - Special Tree Rehabilitation $1,000 High School Scholarship Program  to support and encourage local high school seniors pursuing further education in the healthcare field. Min GPA -2.5.  To apply visit our website at http://www.specialtree.com/high-school-scholarship-program 


February 8, 2018 - Zeal Credit Union - Each year, Zeal Credit Union awards seven scholarships to high school seniors. A total of $14,000 is awarded. High school seniors, who are members of Zeal Credit Union, may apply for scholarships for college or technical school.

     The following scholarships are available: 

       • Al Williams Scholarship - $4,000 

       • Harlan Richardson Scholarship - $4,000 

       • Dutch Farr Scholarship - $3,000 

       • Mark Stroebel Scholarship - $1,000 

       • Margaret Kremer Hehman Scholarship - $1,000 

       • William Allen Scholarship - $500 

       • James Cullimore Scholarship - $500

All high school seniors are encouraged to apply. All applications and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically at HardWorkingScholarship.com no later than 11:00p.m. on Sunday, February 18th. Scholarships will be awarded at our Annual Meeting in March 2018.


March 1, 2018 - The Detroit Section of the Society of Women Engineers annually recognizes high school women who have shown exemplary abilities in areas such as leadership, academics, and community activities. Please find the application for our college scholarships attached. SWE, at a national level, also has many scholarships for outstanding high school female students.  This application form can be found on the National SWE website: www.swe.org.


March 2, 2018 - NFL Alumni Detroit Chapter supports two $2500 student athlete scholarships for one male and one female high school athlete who attend a high school within Wayne County.  High school athletes who will not obtain an athletic scholarship or will play athletics at a school that does not give athletic scholarships are eligible.  Please check the site:  www.nflalumnidet.org


February 22, 2018 - MEA Scholarship award.  Selection criteria includes academic achievement, extra curricular activities, school and community service, and students from lower income households (given priority).  Access the full details and description at www.mea.org/mea-scholarship


March 15, 2018 - The American Foreign Service Association.  High school students grade 9-12 are encouraged to apply.  Entrants are asked to take a critical look at how agencies cooperate under the rigors of international diplomacy.  For further details please visit www.afsa.orgessaycontest 


March 31, 2018 - Various scholarships available at Henry Ford College. The application is open and will close by March 31. https://hfcc.academicworks.com/

Note- *The student will need a HFC account to sign-in *


March 31, 2018 - Advantage One Credit Union Ronald Stamper Memorial Scholarship.  College bound students graduating from AHS are eligible to apply.  Visit www.myaocu.com/scholarships for application.  


April 1, 2018 - The DXB Scholarship.  Eligibility is open to all African American males age 17-22 who reside in Wayne, Oakland or Washtenaw county. Must be attending or plan on attending a 2 year college, 4 year university, trade or technical school. Go to www.thedonovanxavierbakerscholarshipfund.com for application. 


April 1, 2018 - Corky Hancock Memorial Scholarship.  An annual scholarship given to DCTC students who wish to further their education in CTE programs such as skilled trades, welding, drafting, CAD, and construction.  Scholarship can be used at a post secondary institution, apprenticeship program, or trade/technical school.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


April 2, 2018 - Michigan Retailers Association.  To be eligible a student or his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA.  Apply online at bit.ly/mrascholarships 


April 6, 2018 - The Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools 2018 LEADS! Scholarship.  In cooperation with 23 schools over 100 scholarships are being offered.  Students need a "C" average or better to apply and may apply for up to 3 different awards.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


April 11, 2018 - Young Educators Society (YES) Scholarship.  Available to graduating seniors with at 2.75 or higher GPA who are pursuing a teaching degree at EMU, MSU, UM, SVSU, WSU, or GVSU.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


April 20, 2018 - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Vision Fair Foundation Annual Scholarship.  Applicants must be a June 2018 graduate from a Wayne County school, have a cummulative GPA of 2.8 or higher, and include a list of extracurricular/community service and a personal essay.  See http://akatao.net/scholarship for application and more information.  


April 22, 2018 - Student Insights 2018 Student-View Scholarship Program.  No minimum GPA or test score required to be eligible for one of 13 scholarships ranging between $500 and $4000.  Log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area.  Winners will be randomly selected from all completed applications.  


April 27, 2018 - Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge #2148 Scholarship.  Student athlete qualifications are a GPA of 2.5 or higher and at least 2 years on the Varsity level of their respective sport.  See your coach for nomination.  


April 30, 2018 - Downriver Arts & Crafts Guild 2018 Scholarship.  Graduating seniors who plan to continue their education in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Art Education, Architecture, Artistic Welding, Photography, Ceramics, Print Making, Video, and other visual arts may apply.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


April 30, 2018 - Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Medical Staff Fund Scholarship.  If you plan to attend college in the fall to pursue a medical career, see Mrs. O'Connor for application. 


May 1, 2018 - Bernard "Bert" Toschi Memorial Scholarship.  Applicants must be a June 2018 graduating senior who attended AHS for a minimum of 2 full years and was enrolled in a CTE program for at least one full year.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application. 


May 1, 2018 - SAHS Principals and Supervisors Association 2018 Scholarship.  Applicants must be a June graduating senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.  Extracurricular activities, volunteer involvement in the community, paid work experience, school attendance, and financial need will be considered.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 1, 2018 - Big Brothers/Big Sisters 2018 Scholarship.  Applicants must be a June 2018 graduate, good standing member of Big Brothers/Sisters, and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.  Extracurricular activities, volunteer involvement in the community, paid work experience, school attendance, and financial need will be considered.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 3, 2018 - The Rotary Club of Southgate Service Above Self Scholarship.  Eligible students must be graduating from AHS and be accepted into a 2 or 4 year college or university.  A one page essay about how you have contributed service to the community outside of your school is required.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 4, 2018 - The Al Anderson Memorial Scholarship.  Graduating AHS seniors who have attended Southgate schools for a minimum of 2 years can apply.  Students must submit a letter stating why they should be considered and how they demonstrated initiative, determination, and hard work through their high school years.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 4, 2018 - The Paul C. Pomponio Public Service Scholarship.  Students with a 2.0 or higher GPA who are pursuing a career in the field of criminal justice, fire science, or EMT are eligible to apply.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 4, 2018 - Fast Oil and Lube Scholarship.  Students with a 2.8 or higher GPA who have attended Southgate schools for at least 2 years may apply.  An essay about how their city helped shape your values and character is required.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 4, 2018 - Southgate Anderson Student Council 2018 Scholarship.  Applicants should have a 3.0 or higher GPA, have extracurricular or community service experience, good attendance record, and demonstrate financial need.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.


May 4, 2018 - Joe Farrah FOP Police Scholarship.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher, demonstrate extracurricular or community service experience, good attendance record, and demonstrate financial need.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application. 


May 4, 2018 - Allen Elementary Alumni Scholarship 2018.  Applicants must have attended Allen Elementary and be graduating from Southgate Anderson.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 5, 2018 - Southgate Historical Foundation 2018 Scholarship.  Must be a graduating senior that resides in Southgate who will be entering their first year of college/trade school in 2018.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 5, 2018 - TL Financial Group Scholarship.  Must be a graduating senior that resides in Southgate who will be entering their first year of college/trade school in 2018.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 5, 2018 - The Hector S. Puente Mexican Gardens Memorial Scholarship.  Must be a graduating senior that resides in Southgate who will be entering their first year of college/trade school in 2018.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


May 11, 2018 - BASF Wyandotte ALLchemie.  A graduating senior from AHS with a 2.5 or higher is eligible to apply.  A 750 (max) word essay regarding gender roles in careers is required.  See Mrs. O'Connor for details. 


May 14, 2018 - Thomas and Margaret Anderson Scholarship.  Must be a graduating senior who has attended Southgate schools for a minimum of 5 years, with a B or better GPA, and is majoring in a Science related field.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.


June 15, 2018 - Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship program.  Criteria include high school completion by spring of 2018, commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, Pell grant eligibility, student under age 30, and US citizen.  See application.horatioalger.org for application and more information. 


June 29, 2018 - The Matthew Edwards Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is available to all HS seniors in the Downriver area.  Applicants must either be accepted by a recognized Christian College and/or be majoring in criminal justice.  See Mrs. O'Connor for application.  


August 31, 2018 - NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018. We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:

+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics

+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018. Interested students may visit https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.



**Seniors make sure your SAT score is activated by contacting SSG (888-4-GRANTS or ssh@michigan.gov) and providing your Social Security number. This is required for your qualifying SAT score to match with FAFSA results; which is the application for the Michigan Competitive Scholarship award.  The award will be matched to your first college choice listed on the FAFSA form.   This must be done before entering college!



 

 

 

 

 

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