MHS Available Scholarships

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



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



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