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MHS Available Scholarships

Midland FireFighter's Youth Foundation Fire & EMS Scholarship

The purpose of the Youth Foundation Fire & EMS Scholarship Program (FESP) is to provide a financial award to a resident of Midland, Saginaw, Bay or Gladwin counties who is pursuing a college degree or certificate program within the scope of firefighting or EMS. 

The MFFYF will award two scholarships of up to $1,000 each for a total of $2,000. 


  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a Fire Science or Emergency medical Services program within the State of Michigan and have proof upon application submission.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Midland, Bay, Saginaw or Gladwin counties and show proof upon application submission. 
  • Applicant must have a previous GPA of 2.5 from either a High School if an incoming freshman or from the previous semester of college. 
  • Applicant must submit a typed essay with the subject of their choice pertaining to the Fire Service or EMS.  The essay shall not be less than 500 words. 


  • The First Responder Scholarship Program will run from December 1st to April 1st of the following year.  No scholarship requests will be accepted outside of that time. 
  • The money awarded will only go towards the recipient's textbooks, class fees and tuition. If a recipient's remaining balance is less than $1,000 their awarded amount is that remainder. 
  • Previous applicants and winners are welcome to re-apply as long as they still meet the requirements stated above. 

Essays, a copy of applicant's current transcript, proof of residency and proof of acceptance in a Fire Science or EMS program can be mailed to: 

          Midland Firefighter's Youth Foundation

          ATTN: Youth Foundation Scholarship 

          PO Box 2182

          Midland, MI  48641

All required materials are due no later than Monday, April 1, 2019


America's Farmers' Agriculture Scholarship

High school Seniors through college Juniors:  Apply for a $1,500 AG Scholarship today!  America’s Farmers is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in rural communities who are looking to continue their education in an AG-related field of study and become the next generation of AG leaders. 

With nearly 60,000 job openings annually, AG offers a variety of career opportunities in a diverse array of fields such as science, technology, business, communications, engineering and more.  FFA membership not required.

Go to: for more information and official rules.

Apply at:

Deadline:  February 6, 2019

Special Tree Healthcare Scholarship

Special Tree will award seventeen $1,000 scholarships to select high schools in the 17 school districts in our service area.  Award recipients are based on academic achievement, interest in a healthcare career, volunteer or work experience, school and community activities, citizenship, references, and brief responses to essay questions.

Special Tree Rehabilitation is a leader in brain injury and spinal cord injury rehabilitation throughout Michigan. Special Tree’s Scholarship Award Program provides encouragement and financial support to senior level high school students who are planning to enroll in a course of study in health care or rehabilitation.

To apply online go to:

For additional information contact Stacy Thielen at 734-838-6005 or

Deadline:  February 3, 2019

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.),

Selection Criteria:

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

To apply online go to:

Deadline: February 21, 2019


Midland Area Community Foundation Scholarships

Apply online starting December 1, 2018 through March 1, 2109 . . . find out more information and view the Scholarship Guidelines at

MACF Scholarship funds will award nearly $500,000 to Midland area students in 2019.

Step 1:  Student must request transcripts and two letters of recommendation (this information is gathered through the online application).

Step 2:  Student must write an essay for all scholarships for which he/she is applying.  Be sure to read the scholarship criteria to see what the essay should entail.

Step 3:  In order to be considered for any need-based scholarships, applicants will need to include the Expected Family contribution (EFC) information from their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Step 4: Once all required information has been received, student may submit his/her application.  Notifications are e-mailed as items are uploaded to the application.


*Students may apply for up to five scholarships.  An applicant who is nominated for more than one scholarship will be awarded the two highest-valued scholarships, or, if the total value of those two scholarships is less than $2,000 the minimum number of remaining scholarships, if any, for which the student was nominated shall be awarded, in decreasing order of value, until either a) all remaining scholarships are awarded, or b) the sum of all scholarships awarded equals or exceeds $2,000.


For more information, please contact the MACF office at:  989-839-9661

Deadline:  March 1, 2019


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