MHS Available Scholarships

J. Russell and Gladys Irene Carmell Scholarship Fund

Applications are now being accepted for this Scholarship Fund.  This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America.  Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

Applicants must:

  • Be U.S. citizens who have resided in the Tri-County, MI area (Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties) for a minimum of four years prior to application
  • Be in the top 25% of their high school graduating class and not have graduated more than one year prior to application
  • Plan to enroll in full-time study at an accredited two or four-year college or university or a vocational-technical school for the entire 2020-2021 academic year leading to a nursing degree (Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, or a Nurse Anesthetist).

Direct any questions to:  507-931-1682 and ask for the Carmell Scholarship Program.

For the complete program guidelines and an application

Deadline:  Applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2020


Home Builders Association of Saginaw Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to students that will be participating in a trades-related field of study. The scholarship is available to high school and adult part time students who are or will be working in the industry or full- time students.  Scholarships are awarded based on career goals, work experience and/or community service. There is NO grade point average minimum. 

Founded in 1955, The Home Builders Association of Saginaw is a professional organization providing progressive and responsive contributions to the building industry and our community. In addition to housing issues, the association seeks to protect the environment, to provide education and a better quality of life for all citizens.

To apply online or to download an Application packet go to:  HBA Scholarship 

For more information:  989-793-1120

Deadline:  April 10, 2020


Midland Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University. There are over 200,000 predominantly African-American, college educated women in more than 900 chapters located in the United States and beyond. The Midland Alumnae Chapter was chartered in 1984 and has worked tirelessly to promote the goals of the national organization in Midland’s community.

This scholarship is for African American high school seniors. To qualify, applicants must be graduating in the class of 2020, have a minimum 2.75 GPA, plan to attend a two or four-year college or university, made contributions to their school and community and participated in extra-curricular activities.

Please send the completed application, your completed essay, a copy of your high school transcript, and two (2) letters of recommendation to the address listed below:

            Midland (MI) Alumnae Chapter
            Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
            P.O. Box 2131
            Midland, MI 48641
            Attention: Scholarship Chair

Applications are available in the Counseling Center.

For additional information, please contact:

Mary Henley

Deadline: March 31, 2020




Beaver Township Firefighters Auxiliary Scholarship

Beaver Fire and Rescue Auxiliary is offering their annual scholarships to qualified students residing in Beaver Township. 

Applications are available in the Counseling Center.

Deadline:  May 1, 2020


J. William Miller and Lorraine M. Miller Family Foundation 2020 Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to academically worthy and financially needy students who are graduates of high schools in Midland County, Michigan, to aid in their obtaining a post-high school education.

            1.  Scholarship(s) in the amount $5,000 each will be granted to Midland County seniors to be used for their college or  university education. Any unused funds will be returned to the Miller Family Foundation.

            2.  The applicant must attend a college or university located in the State of Michigan.

            3.  The applicant must forward with the application a transcript of his/her high school grades and ACT and/or SAT score(s).

            4.  The applicant must have his or her application postmarked no later than April 24, 2020.

            5.  At the Selection Committee’s discretion, a candidate may be requested to appear for a personal interview.

            6.  All applications should be addressed to: 

                 Attorney Ramon F. Rolf, Jr.
                 5820 Eastman Avenue
                 Midland, MI  48640

Applications are available in the Counseling Center. 

Deadline:  April 24, 2020


Midland Area Community Foundation Scholarships


Applications for the Midland Area Community Foundation Scholarships
will be accepted ONLY between December 1, 2019 -- March 1, 2020

To Apply:

  1. Go to for complete scholarship instructions.
  2. Click on “Apply Now” to enter eGrant to apply. You will be asked to create an account and it will step you through the application process; please use previous usernames & passwords if you have registered with eGrant in the past.  You will also be asked to copy and paste your essay into the application.
  3. Read & answer ALL qualifying questions.  MACF will match you to as many scholarships as possible.
  4. Write one original essay as instructed. Certain scholarships may require additional essays.
  5. Order your official transcript. Transcripts must be sent from an educational institution.  High school transcripts must be requested through eGrant (part of the application process):
  • When requesting your MHS transcript use the following criteria:
              Transcript Holder’s Name:                 Karen Dralle
              How Do You Know This Person:       Counseling Center
              Transcript Holder’s Email:       
              Transcript Holder’s Phone Number:  989-923-5091
  1. Select two references and ask for their email addresses.  Email them a request and a link to upload their letter of reference directly to your application via eGrant. Letters must come from this person as they will not be accepted from applicants.  Reference letters must be submitted by February 28, 2020.


  • You must request your MHS High School transcript by February 28, 2020 so MACF can receive it by the March 1st deadline.  You will NOT be able to submit your final application until MACF has received both reference letters and your transcript.
  • If applying for need-based scholarships you must include the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) page from your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Be sure to complete the FAFSA two weeks in advance of the March 1st deadline.  Accepted forms from the EFC include: 1) the page that is displayed immediately after submission of the FAFSA and 2) the email that is sent to you after your FAFSA submission.  Save either document as a PDF and attach it to your eGrant application.
  • The following materials must be completely submitted by 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2020:
    • 2 Reference Forms
    • Official Transcript
    • Electronic eGrant application (including all essays)

You will NOT be able to submit your application until your reference letters and transcripts have been received.

Scholarship Notification:  Notification letters will be sent to all applicants the first week of May, 2020 with their scholarship award status. All recipients and donors will be invited to attend the Scholarship Awards Night at Northwood University in June 2020.


Contact Heather Crowl at the MACF if you have any questions: / 989-839-9661  Ext: 11

Midland Area Community Foundation
76 Ashman Circle
Midland, MI 48640 



Student Insights Scholarship Contest

This scholarship program is offering $12,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  Scholarship rewards include:

  • One $5,000 scholarship
  • Two $1,000 scholarships
  • Ten $500 scholarships

It’s quick and easy to apply . . .

  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
  • No essay required
  • No lengthy application forms
  • No application fees

To apply simply log-on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.  The scholarship winner will be announced in May, 2020.

Deadline:  April 22, 2020


Michigan Education Association (MEA) Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

1) Dependent of MEA member in good standing or MEA-Retired member

2) Graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit

3) Will attend or is currently an undergraduate student of a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license. Those attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible: Baker College-Flint/Owosso; University of Detroit–Mercy; Adrian College; Finlandia University and Albion College (The aforementioned private institutions are existing local MEA affiliates).

Priority is given on the basis of Academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and school and community service.

To apply online go to:

The application can be typed into the PDF right online and then printed out for signature to be mailed with the required documentation.

Deadline: February 20, 2020


Midland Business Alliance Awards 2020

As part of the Midland Business Alliance’s (MBA) commitment to attracting and developing talent in Midland County, we are pleased to present the application for the 2020 Alliance Awards. The MBA will annually award three $1,500 scholarships to deserving students.


          • Must be a senior at a Midland County high school, or an undergraduate at one of the following institutions of higher learning: Central Michigan University, Davenport University, MidMichigan Community College, Greater Michigan  Construction Academy, Delta College, Northwood University, Saginaw Valley  State University, University of Michigan or Michigan State University

          • Students awarded an Alliance Award scholarship in the past may re-apply for consideration in subsequent years as long as all criteria is met

          • Must enroll as an undergraduate in a MBA-member institution of higher learning  (see list above)

          • Financial need may be taken into consideration

          • Must have volunteered for a community service project or agency

Applications are available online at:

The application includes one brief essay question regarding the importance of the business community to the overall strength of the community. Winners will be selected and notified in early May. Scholarship funds will be distributed to the school unless special circumstances exist.

Send completed applications to:


Midland Business Alliance
Attn: Scholarship Committee
300 Rodd St., Ste. 101
Midland, Michigan 48640

Deadline:  March 23, 2020



Midland Rotary Club: Campbell, Dixon, Hardy and Rice Scholarships

C.A. Campbell Scholarship
This is a single, nonrenewable $1,300 grant available to Midland County high-school seniors.  Award is based on financial need and potential to succeed in the Humanities field.  An essay is required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center. 


William Dixon Scholarship
Three $1,200 scholarships are awarded.  These nonrenewable grants are available to high-school seniors at H. H. Dow and Midland high schools only.  Awards are based on financial need and potential to succeed in the chosen field.  An essay is required.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center. 


Herbert H. Hardy Scholarship
Two $2,500 scholarships are available to Midland County high-school seniors or college students and others who are interested in pursuing a career in public service (public administration, government, law enforcement, medical technology, paramedic, firefighting, etc).  The award may be renewable by reapplication and is based on financial need and potential to succeed in field of choice.  Applications are available in the Counseling Center. 


C. Thomas Rice Scholarship
A one-time only $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high-school Senior in Midland County who is in financial need and planning on attending Michigan State University in the fall of 2020 AND be enrolled in the Broad College of Business at MSU (or who is a current MSU undergraduate in this same program). The Midland Rotary Club loaned Mr. Rice money when he was a senior at MSU, which enabled him to finish his degree.  Mr. Rice paid back the loan and went on to a successful career.  He would now like to help another student who is in financial need just as he was.  Applications are available in the Counselmng Center.  

For questions/more information regarding any of these scholarships contact Carol Feider: 989-430-3354 or

Deadline for all four scholarships:  March 23, 2020



The 30 Best Scholarships in Michigan

This scholarship website lists the 30 best scholarships in Michigan that are available for specific students:

1. The Best Scholarships in Michigan for High Achieving Students

2. The Best Scholarships in Michigan for Minorities or Underrepresented Groups

3. The Best Scholarships in Michigan for Community Service

4. The Best In State Scholarships and Grants for Michigan Colleges 


Covenant HealthCare Scholarships

Covenant HealthCare Foundation will award six $2,000 non-renewable scholarships to graduating seniors planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in the human medical sciences or a field directly related to the health care industry.  Graduating seniors who are currently attending Saginaw, Bay, Tuscola, Arenac, Huron, Sanilac, Gratiot or Midland county high schools are eligible to apply.

For the Covenant HealthCare Volunteers’ Scholarship, priority will be given to applicants who have volunteered in a health related field. 

Applications should be typewritten as much as possible.  Completed applications should include a copy of your high school transcript, a copy showing your composite ACT or SAT score, two recommendations, and must be submitted by February 28, 2020.

If you have any questions contact Jon Homan at Covenant HealthCare:  989-583-7603

* Application packets are available in the Counseling Center *



Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship

The Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship Program was established through the Michigan Retailers Foundation to recognize deserving students who are eligible based on their own or their parents’ employment with firms that are members of the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA).

Scholarships are awarded to deserving students whose academic credentials fall within an average to above-average range – i.e., those who rank in the top half of their senior class. Consideration is also given for extra curricular activities, including, but not limited to, part-time retail employment. The awards are not based on financial need.

Twenty-four scholarships will be awarded ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 . . . the awards are NOT based on financial need.

For questions regarding the scholarship program, eligibility requirements or to verify if a particular business is a member of Michigan Retailers, call: 800.366.3699 ext: 346.

Apply online: . . . access code is MIRA

Deadlines: Applications must be requested by March 15 and submitted by April 1, 2020



DAR Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) has many available scholarships for graduating high school students.  Scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants showing dedication to the pursuit of any degree including history, law, nursing, and education.  All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. 

High school seniors are eligible for the following scholarships: The Aura Lee A. Pittenger and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship, the Nursing Scholarships, the Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship, the Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship, Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship, the Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship, the Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship, and the Swadley Horticulture Scholarship.

NSDAR has many available scholarships in the areas of Political Science, History, Government and Economics and Medical & Nursing. The DAR also has Specific Scholarships in English, Math and Science also for Music and for elementary and Secondary Teaching fields. NSDAR also has scholarships for students who have an American Indian heritage. 

Only applications completed correctly and submitted in one package will be considered. Incorrect applications are discarded and no records are returned. Scholarships are awarded regardless of race, religion, sex, or national origin.

Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships. No affiliation with DAR is necessary unless specified. The scholarship packet must be postmarked on or before February 15 for each specific scholarship.

To obtain an application, additional information and a list of the scholarships please visit:

Deadline: February 15, 2020



Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation

The Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation is offering a $2,000 non-renewable scholarship to Michigan high school graduating seniors.  Winners are selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, financial need, and dedication to the civil rights principles of Rosa Parks, whose historic stand against racial prejudice in 1955 brought her national recognition.  The Foundation was established in 1980 to provide equal opportunity scholarships to Michigan high school seniors.

Applicants must:

          1) Graduate by August 2020

          2) Have a GPA of 2.5 or above

          3) Describe financial need

          4) Complete application form and essay

          5) Document community activities

          6) Furnish official copies of high school transcripts and ACT/SAT results

          7) Furnish two letters of recommendation (at least one from a school representative; also suggesting clergy and community)

Applications are available online at:

Deadline:  March 1, 2020



Dow Corning Foundation -- SVSU -- Community STEM Partnership Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is available to incoming full-time SVSU Freshmen whose K-12 school district participated in the Dow Corning Foundation/SVSU Community STEM Partnership Program and are pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) major.  Essay responses will be given significant consideration in the selection process, so applicants are strongly encouraged to do their best work.  Awards may be renewed for an additional year assuming the student continues full-time enrollment and remains in good academic standing at SVSU. 

To apply go to and click the Apply Now button.

-- Log in with your SVSU username and password and complete a General Application                 

-- Check your list of Recommended Opportunities for the Dow Corning Foundation-SVSU-STEM Community Partnership Scholarship.

-- Click the red Apply button to answer the additional questions.

Deadline: April 1, 2020



Delta College Foundation Scholarships

The Delta College foundation supports the educational pursuits of many Delta students through the generosity of donors who provide funding.  Whether you’re an incoming freshman, current student, or transferring on to your university of choice, Delta has scholarship options to help you on your way to the career of your dreams. Generous citizens in our community who want to help students succeed provide these scholarships.  Scholarships will be awarded based on how well students answer two essay questions.

These scholarships must be used while attending Delta College (with the exception of the Nickless Family Scholarship).  If you transfer to another college or university, the scholarship dollars will not transfer with you.

The essay questions this year are:

  1. What is your career goal and why did you choose that career?
  2. If you could go back and change one decision (or behavior) in your life, what would it be and why?

To apply online go to: and then click on “Apply for Scholarships.”

If you have any questions please contact Sheryl Kiscadden at Delta (989-686-9627) or email:

Deadline:  February 6, 2020



Scholarships for Student Caregivers

Caring.Com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.  They have been featured on the Administration for Coummunity Living, AARP, Forbes and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizatons across the internet.  

More and more highschool and college students are taking on the role of caregiver for aging loved ones.  To help support these students, Caring.Com offers scholarship that can provide financial assistance.  

For more information and to apply for any of their many scholarships:

Deadline:  Various deadlines



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