Local Scholarship Information:

Due to the recent power outages in Saline, the deadline for the online application will be extended to Sunday, March 12. The online application will close at 6pm. Any questions, please email dawsonl@salineschools.org.

Step 1:  Read Descriptions - Local Scholarship Descriptions

Step 2:  Read the Instructions - 2017 Instructions

Step 3:  Complete the Checklist - Local Scholarship Checklist Information

Step4:  Apply - Application

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS WITH DIFFERENT APPLICATION PROCESS:

Building Trades Scholarship

Ping Scholarship

SHS Horticulture Award

Saline Masonic Community Service Scholarship

United Methodist Church of Saline/Carr Memorial Scholarship (Apply at the Church)

Viccaro Scholarships

WCC President's Honor Scholarship and/or WCC Procassini Honor Scholarship

 

 

General information

12 Common FAFSA Mistakes article

 

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

 

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students

 The Center for Online Education

 

Information from September 21, 2016 Financial Aid Night

PowerPoint

Handout Information

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Local Scholarships

All Local Scholarships will be awarded at the Senior Awards Night to be held towards the end of the school year, in the Ellen Ewing Performing Arts Center. Approximately two weeks before the Awards Night, seniors will be notified by letter if they will be receiving an award that evening. The Guidance Office will not be releasing the names of scholarship recipients before the Awards Night.  Students who are to receive an award or scholarship but are unable to attend, will be able to pick up their award envelope the following day in the Guidance Office.  

Other Scholarships

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN

Several scholarships available
Due March 15, 2017
Apply at cfsem.org/apply/scholarships

THE ANN ARBOR CLUB OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB

Since 2002, the Ann Arbor, Michigan Club of NANBPWC Inc. has been awarding scholarships to deserving high school seniors in Washtenaw County. The NANBPWC scholarships are available to any African American student (female or male) attending a public high school in Washtenaw County who has achieved a senior (graduation) status.   More Information    Application

DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC

The women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Ann Arbor Alumnae Chapter, are offering academic scholarships for African- American female students who plan to attend a four year college or university the fall of 2017. The application packet outlines all required information and academic data needed for consideration. The deadline for submission is March 24, 2017. More information

SOUTHWESTERN LAKE ERIE (WATERFOWL U.S.A.)

In 2002, a group of local sportsmen and sportswomen joined together to form a chapter of Waterfowl U.S.A. Waterfowl U.S.A. is a non-profit organization that is committed to local habitat issues. More Information.
Must be received by February 10, 2017

MICHIGAN RETAILERS ASSOCIATION (MRA)

Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) has launched its scholarship competition for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications must be requested by March 15 and submitted by April 1, 2017. More Information

ANN ARBOR AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION'S COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

The Community Scholarship provides awards to increase post-secondary degree attainment for Washtenaw County students with financial need who are economically disadvantaged, youth of color, and/or the first generation in their family to attend college. Not only are these scholarships multi-year, but all recipients are assigned a College Success Coach to assist with the transition to college and help them persist until degree attainment. The application is due on March 14th at 5 PM. AAACF Flier    Application Instructions

OLD NATIONAL BANK COMMUNITY MATTERS SCHOLARSHIP

Old National Bank is proud to recognize outstanding students by annually awarding $1,000 Community Matters Scholarships for post-secondary education – one in each of the regions we serve.  Deadline for applying is March 3, 2017.  There will be one $1,000 scholarship given out to our region with encompasses Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw Counites. More Information

GUY WILSON SCHOLARSHIP

A son, daughter, grandchild, or great-grandchild of a war- time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college/university
Selection based on student’s GPA of 2.5+, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals, and intentions
Email packet@michiganlegion.org to have application sent to you.
Must be received by January 9, 2017

WILLIAM D. & JEWELL BREWER SCHOLARSHIP

A son, daughter, grandchild, or great-grandchild of a war- time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college/university
Selection based on student’s GPA of 2.5+, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals, and intentions
Email packet@michiganlegion.org  to have application sent to you.
Must be received by January 9, 2017

Michigan Competitive Scholarship

This program is available to undergraduate students pursuing their first degrees at an approved Michigan postsecondary institution. Students must demonstrate both financial need and merit. Eligible applicants must achieve a qualifying ACT score prior to entering college.  Click here for more information regarding the Michigan Competitive Scholarship. Michigan Competitive Scholarship Fact Sheet.

Telluride House at the University of Michigan

Telluride House is a merit-based residential scholarship committed to establishing a vibrant community supporting our three pillars: democratic ideals of self-governance, a stimulating intellectual environment, and a commitment to public service. 

The Everyday Hero Writing Scholarship

The RARE “Everyday Hero” Scholarship is for high school seniors planning to attend a Michigan college, university or post secondary school after graduating. The purpose is to engage young people in identifying everyday heroes throughout our state and through the process of discovery and writing, to become inspired about life’s possibilities. Winning students will receive a $2,000 scholarship toward tuition and honored at our annual Night of Heroes Dinner. The subject of the Everyday Hero essay may receive the RARE Everyday Hero Award and special recognition at the event. A selection committee will select the winners of the Everyday Hero Award.

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

Comcast accepts nominations for the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program every year. To date, more than $26 million has been awarded to nearly 25,000 students.

Wendy's Heisman Scholarship

We honor and inspire High School seniors who never settle, dig deeper, and reach higher.  For more than two decades, we’ve recognized young men and women who believe that good enough is never really good enough. And with each year, the new Heisman class continues to build on the legacy of those who have come before. We are proud to honor those individuals who continue to give and lead their teammates, classmates and communities. Learn more

Scholar Athlete Award

Senior athletes who received a varsity letter prior to this year in a sport which the Michigan High School Athletic Association sponsors a post-season tournament AND have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 are eligible to apply for the $1,000 MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award.  Stop by the or Guidance office to pick up an information sheet. The application deadline for the 2016-2017 school year is  Friday, November 11, 2016.   Applications should be submitted to the Guidance Office by 3 pm on that day. More information about this award may be found at the MHSAA website. 

Resources

SchoolSoup.com

From the SchoolSoup.com website is the most comprehensive free online scholarship resource for private and college/university specific scholarships available to assist students in obtaining a higher education. Launched in 2006, Schoolsoup.com has amassed over $40 Billion in scholarship data and is considered the leading source for students and parents searching for scholarships, grants and financial aid.

FastWeb

FastWeb is the nation's largest, most accurate and most frequently updated scholarship database online.  Free search of 1.3 million scholarships and 4,000 colleges!

FAFSA VIDEO - HOW TO FILE

The U.S. Department of Education has created some videos on filing the FAFSA that are informative and easy to understand.  Please click here to view this video as well as several others offered by the Department of Education.