Scholarship Opportunities

Among the many ways to help pay for college, scholarships offer a great opportunity as they are financial awards that don’t need to be repaid. The world of scholarships can be confusing, however, with the many different organizations that award scholarships. MCC students, or those considering MCC, should be aware of the scholarships described below.

Dowload the Scholarship GuideGen scholarship formMuskegon Area Promise

Newaygo Promise

Transfer Scholarship Opportunities

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Sample Thank You letter


Please print, complete and sign the form and return it with any additional required documents. Please be aware that some individual scholarships, e.g. Performance Based Scholarships, require the completion of additional forms. We cannot process your scholarship application(s) until we have received all the appropriate completed forms.

NOTE: If you have received an outside scholarship, please have the donor send the check with instructions to the following address: Muskegon Community College, Business Department, 221 S. Quarterline Rd., Muskegon, MI  49442

Once your scholarship is awarded, you will be able to view it on MyMCC under WebAdvisor for Students, Financial Aid.  For more Financial Aid/Scholarship information, please visit  Financial Aid – Types of Aid.


 

Incoming Freshman/Current Student Scholarships:

Amos Nordman Foundation Scholarship (G)
  • applications accepted anytime
Brenda Gardner/ADAC Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Wayne and Linda Barrett Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Canteen Vending Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
George and Mary Dake Scholarship  (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Ted DeBower Mathematics and Science Scholarship Fund (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
MCC Adult and Re-entering Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
MCC Alumni Legacy Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
MCC Alumni/Sigma Iota Gamma Fraternity Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
MCC Outreach Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Spencer Norman Scholarship of the Muskegon Heights Branch Library (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Pay It Forward (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Sun Chemical/United Steel Workers 2-987 A.D. Barnes Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Unity Breakfast Book Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Christopher & Joella VanOosterhout Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Performance Based Scholarships (G)
  • Deadline:  April 1, 2017
Dale and Connie Nesbary Music Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  April 3, 2017
Dan Burt Memorial Wrestling Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  May 15, 2017


*(G) – General Essay Required
*(S) – Specific Essay Required 

 

Current Student Scholarships:

MCC Faculty Association Nielsen Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  November 11, 2016
Future Nurses Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
International Studies Fund (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Muskegonites Child Study Club Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Gretchen D. Ogren Family Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Paulsen Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Larry and Roberta Tetzlaff Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
Mary Josephine Vukits Nursing Scholarship (S)
  • Deadline:  March 3, 2017
MCC Faculty Association Memorial Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 10, 2017
MCC Faculty Association Recognition Scholarship (G)
  • Deadline:  March 10, 2017
MCC Social Science Scholarships (G)
  • Deadline:  April 3, 2017

 *(G) – General Essay Required
*(S) – Specific Essay Required

 

MCC Scholarships (listed chronologically by application deadline):

 

Deadline: Anytime

Amos Nordman Foundation Scholarship – Amount varies.  Available for books, required equipment/supplies, and other MCC-generated fees except for tuition.    Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office.  Submit your FAFSA
  • General Essay.

Deadline: November 11, 2016

MCC Faculty Association Nielsen Scholarship – Amount: $200 MCC Bookstore Voucher. Nielsen Scholarship applications are due by the first Friday in November and awarded December 1st every year.  Requirements:

  • Possess a minimum 2.0 GPA (based on a minimum of 12 MCC credit hours earned at the time of application);
  • Register to take at least three credits at MCC the next winter semester;
  • Obtain a MCC faculty member’s signature on the application form;
  • Complete required essay on application.

Deadline:  December 1, 2016

Tina Dee and Scott Lampe Scholarship – Amount:  $350.  Tina Dee has dedicated over 20 years of her career to the field of marketing and communications, including 15 years as an adjunct professor at GVSU, teaching PR, advertising, and other communication classes.  She resides in Grand Haven with her husband, Scott Lampe, an award-winning packaging designer.  General Application in the Scholarship Guide listed above.  Requirements:

  • Reside in the Grand Haven Area Public School District,
  • Attending MCC on at least a half-time basis, working towards an associate degree,
  • Plans to transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications,
  • Preference to single parents and/or graduate of Grand Haven Central High.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Wayne and Linda Barrett Scholarship – Amount: $500 ($250 per semester).  Funded by alum Wayne Barrett and his wife, Linda. Wayne serves as the Vice- President of the Foundation for Muskegon Community College Board of Directors Requirements:

  • Open to any student with an interest in earning an Associate’s Degree.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Canteen Vending – Amount: $1,000 ($500 per semester).  Canteen Vending is proud to sustain MCC students with vending machine services and scholarships. Requirements:

  • Full-time student pursuing a degree in marketing, management, or computer technology.
  • Muskegon County resident.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

George and Mary Dake Scholarship – Amount $200 ($100 per semester).  Established by Foundation for Muskegon Community College board member and MCC alum, Tom Dake, in honor of his parents and their passion for continued achievement.  Scholarship awarded in form of credit at MCC Bookstore, which can be applied to any required books or materials for Applied Technology courses.  Requirements:

  • Residing in the Orchard View School District.
  • Enrolled at least half-time at MCC during semester of award(s).
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • Achieved a high school diploma or 2.5 GPA at MCC.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Ted DeBower Mathematics and Science Scholarship Fund – Amount: $500 ($250 per semester).  Ted, a graduate of Iowa State University, was employed by a local manufacturing company as Manager of Engineering. He lived a frugal lifestyle and never had any children. However, he was known well by neighborhood kids as someone who would pay them very well for washing his car, lawn work, and other chores. He created a foundation and was dedicated to organizations that provide important services for the community.  Requirements:

  • Students who intend to complete a baccalaureate degree in mathematics, science or engineering.
  • High GPA, especially in science/math courses.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Future Nurses Scholarship – Amount: $500 ($250 per semester).  This scholarship was created to support the study of nursing. Award applied to only the semester in which the student is enrolled in a nursing course at MCC. Requirements:

  • Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours at MCC at time of application/award.
  • Currently enrolled in at least 8 credit hours in the Nursing Program at MCC, with a written plan for completing the BSN.
  • GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Attach a 300-word essay that explains the reason for pursuing a career in Nursing.
  • Students who are active members of the MCC Student Nurse Club will be given a higher priority.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Brenda Gardner/ADAC Scholarship – Amount: $1,000 ($500 per semester) In memory of Brenda Gardner, fondly remembered employee of ADAC Automotive.  Requirements:

  • Muskegon County resident who has an interest in working in human resources.
  • Enrolled in any business related program at Muskegon Community College (degree or certificate) that could lead to employment in human resources.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • 500 word essay that explains the reason for pursuing a career in human resources and related goals for working in this field.
  • The final applicant is selected by ADAC.  The second semester disbursement is contingent upon the student achieving “satisfactory status” according to the College’s Satisfactory Academic Progress policy

Deadline: March 3, 2017

International Studies Fund – Amount: Varies.  The International Studies Scholarship provides an opportunity to participate in MCC travel abroad programs. This faculty-supported fund was developed to help students gain a broader world view, build international perspective, develop self-confidence, and develop a career path that recognizes the importance of understanding different cultures.  Requirements:

  • Full-time status at MCC at the time of the application and award.
  • Ability to fund at least half of the cost of the study abroad experience.
  • Academic excellence, GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • 200 – 300 word essay explaining how the International Study program will have a positive effect on academic experience (12-point Calibri or Times New Roman font, double spaced).
  • Interview with the International Coordinator.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

MCC Adult and Re-entering Scholarship – Amount: up to $1,000 annually.   This scholarship is for non-traditional students.  Requirements:

  • Must be in a degree seeking program.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • If re-entering, there must be a three-year break in your education at Muskegon Community College for you to be considered for this award.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • Minimum 2.0 high school or last college attended GPA.
  • General Essay Required.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

MCC Alumni Legacy Scholarship – Amount: $250.   This scholarship will be awarded to children or grandchildren of MCC alumni who, as demonstrated by their academic and extracurricular activities, will bring pride and honor to their families, MCC, and the greater community. Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled full-time at the time of the award.
  • Essay should outline past academic and extra-curricular accomplishments and how academic and extra-curricular activities at MCC will bring pride and honor to their families, MCC, and the greater community; in addition it should note alumni parent(s) at time of graduation from MCC and year(s) of graduation.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

MCC Outreach Scholarship – Amount: up to $1,000 annually.   This scholarship is open to all first-time freshman.  Requirements:

  • Must be in a degree seeking program.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Resides outside of Muskegon County.
  • Minimum 2.0 high school GPA.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • General Essay Required.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Muskegonites Child Study Club Scholarship – Amount: $500-$1,000 ($250 or $500 per semester, based on credit hours).  This club was formed to promote and support parental education and child nurturing. Requirements:

  • Enrolled in an Education program/pursuing teacher certification.
  • Successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at MCC at the time of application.
  • Enrolled in six or more credit hours the following semester at MCC.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • Essay of 500 words or less expressing need for scholarship and discussing career goals.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Gretchen D. Ogren Family Scholarship – Amount: $500.  In loving memory of Gretchen D. Ogren, former MCC nursing student. Requirements:

  • Essay explaining how you have seen a need in someone else’s life and what steps you took to meet that need.
  • Must be enrolled in MCC Nursing Program.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Paulsen Scholarship – Amount: $250 ($125 per semester).  This scholarship is provided by David Paulsen, former high school and college distance runner, who values the hard work it takes to succeed at this sport and understands how this type of dedication supports academics and career.  Requirements:

  • Completed one successful season on the MCC Cross Country team.
  • Enrolled a minimum of 12 credit hours and at time of application/award.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • Meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements in order to receive the second semester disbursement.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Pay It Forward – Amount: $500.  This scholarship was established in honor of the Kidd family who, through the power of faith, family, determination and education, have demonstrated all things are possible. For tuition or required textbooks/supplies at the MCC Bookstore.   Requirements:

  • Anyone who seeks an education to confront and overcome adversity is eligible.
  • Those who completed an Upward Bound program are especially encouraged to apply.
  • A one-page PAY IT FORWARD essay describing how you see education as a tool to overcome adversity.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

MCC Alumni Association/Sigma Iota Gamma Fraternity Scholarship – Amount: $500. This scholarship is supported through alumni, events, donations, and members of a former MCC fraternity, the Sigma Iota Gamma.  Requirements:

  • Open to any MCC student pursuing an Associate’s Degree.
  • Must supply academic transcript.
  • Carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • 500 word essay on what motivates them to succeed and how they see themselves giving back (as an MCC alumnus) to future students of the college.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Spencer Norman Scholarship of the Muskegon Heights Branch Library –  Amount $250.00.  The friends of the Muskegon Heights Library is offering this scholarship in honor of Spencer Norman, community activist, mentor, brother, father-figure, teacher, and friend to all in the Muskegon Heights Community.  Spencer (1947-2012) was a founder of the Coalition for Community Development and an active member of the Friends of Muskegon Heights Branch Library.

  • Must be enrolled at Muskegon Community College.
  • A 2.5 GPA or better.
  • A resident of Muskegon Heights.
  • Essay discussing their aspirations and a description of how they have helped or plan to help others.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Sun Chemical | United Steel Workers 2-987 A.D. Barnes Scholarship – Amount: $500 ($250 per semester).  In memory of our good friend and co-worker A.D. Barnes.  Requirements:

  • A graduate of Muskegon High School.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • The second semester disbursement is contingent upon the student achieving “satisfactory status” according to the College’s Satisfactory Academic Progress policy.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Larry and Roberta Tetzlaff Scholarship – Amount: $1,500 ($750 per semester) Requirements:

  • Students need to meet the Ready to Succeed requirements.
  • Full-time student status with a minimum of 14 credits completed at Muskegon Community College.
  • Declared major with plans to pursue a baccalaureate degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math) at an accredited institution
  • Muskegon County with permanent United States residency status.
  • Demonstrate academic potential or ability, with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 GPA.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need and the FAFSA form should indicate a financial need and household income of $74,499 or less
  • The second semester disbursement is contingent upon the student achieving “satisfactory status” according to the College’s Satisfactory Academic Progress policy and successful full-time course completion with a semester minimum 2.0 GPA and a grade of C or better in all major courses.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Unity Breakfast Book Scholarship – Amount: $1,000 ($500 per semester).The Unity Breakfast has presented speakers in the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for 20 years. Proceeds from the event benefit this scholarship fund. Requirements:

  • Muskegon County resident.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Full-time student pursuing an associate’s degree.
  • Preference given to minority students.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Christopher & Joella VanOosterhout Scholarship – Amount: $250 ($125 per semester) This scholarship was established by MCC business instructor Christopher VanOosterhout, his wife Joella and their five sons in support of MCC studentsRequirements:

  • Enrolled at MCC for a minimum of 12 credits per semester awarded
  • Either a graduate of Calvary Christian School of Fruitport or home schooled a minimum of two years of high school.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

Mary Josephine Vukits Nursing Scholarship – Amount: $1,000 ($500 per semester). Established by her nephew, Tom Dake, this scholarship honors the memory of Mary Josephine Vukits, R.N., who started her nursing career as a Registered Nurse in the U.S. Army during WWII and later worked as an RN at Hackley Hospital  for over 30 years before retiring. Requirements:

  • Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours at time of application.
  • Currently enrolled full-time at MCC or accepted for admission in the MCC Nursing Program; or enrolled in at least 8 NUR credits; or enrolled in a MCC Clinical Nursing (NUR) course.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • 500 word essay that explains the reason for pursuing a nursing career.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements in order to receive the second semester disbursement.

Deadline: March 10, 2017

Muskegon Community College Faculty Association Memorial Scholarship – Amount: $600.  Due the second Friday in March.  Memorial Scholarship applications are available from MCC faculty members.  Requirements:

  • Awarded to student leaving MCC after two years of study; a completed degree (ASA, AAS, etc.) is not required.
  • Evidence of acceptance at a four-year institution.
  • A 3.25 cumulative GPA.
  • 36 credit hours earned from MCC at the time of application.
  • Recommended by two faculty members.
  • Complete required essay on special form.

Deadline: March 10, 2017

Muskegon Community College Faculty Association Recognition Scholarship –  Amount: $600. Due The second Friday in March.  Requirements:

  • Possess a 3.25 cumulative GPA (based on a minimum of 12 MCC credit hours earned at the time of application
  • Recommendation by two faculty members
  • Complete required essay on application
  • Full or Part-time MCC student who has demonstrated financial need (FAFSA) in order to complete his or her program or degree at MCC and returning the next fall semester.

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Performance-Based Scholarships – Amount: Varies. Special form based upon academic areas (see below).  Requirements:

Deadline: April 3, 2017

Dale and Connie Nesbary Music Scholarship –  Amount: $1000. The purpose of the Fund is to provide two scholarships annually to reward excellence in musicianship and to encourage study of music at MCC.  Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 annually, disbursing $500 per semester, to two students meeting the defined criteria.  Accompanied by a letter of recommendation from his/her high school music director. Requirements:

  • Open to incoming freshmen only.
  • Applicants are recruited by the MCC Director of Music.
  • Must complete FAFSA to demonstrate financial need.
  • Must be enrolled in an approved ensemble both fall and winter semesters during the award year.
  • Must meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements in order to receive the second semester distribution.
  • General Essay.

Deadline: April 3, 2017

Muskegon Community College Social Sciences Scholarships – Amount: $500 to $1,000.  Requirements:

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Dan Burt Memorial Wrestling Scholarship – Amount: $500 for winter 2018.  In memory of former Jayhawk student-athlete and assistant wrestling coach, Dan Burt. Requirements:

  • Ottawa or Muskegon County high school graduate/wrestler.
  • Successful completion of high school diploma with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Second season renewal is contingent upon the student achieving Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College’s policy.
  • Essay of 500 words or less expressing need for the scholarship and career goals.

 

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

 

Cathy Geerlings Indomitable Spirit Scholarship – Amount $1,000
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Requirements:
  • A currently employed hourly (non-supervisory) worker, employed 20 or more hours per week, in manufacturing, skilled trades, semi-skilled trades or other production-related areas with a greater Holland/Zeeland area company including temporary staffing agencies.
  • Enrolled or enrolling in an accredited program at any post-secondary institution.
  • Work ethic, demonstration of personal accountability and ownership, and consistently strong performance as evidenced in two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a recent supervisor.
  • A personal commitment to growth and development and demonstration of an ‘indomitable spirit’, as evidenced in an applicant’s response to an essay question.
  • Preference will be given to applicants interested in studying areas related to the furniture manufacturing industry, including such areas as Business, Engineering, Design, Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, Manufacturing Operations, Skilled Trades, etc.

 

Community Choice Foundation Scholarship – Amount $5,000
Deadline: February 1, 2017
Requirements:
  • Be a resident of the state of Michigan.
  • Will be graduating high school in the spring of 2017.
  • Plan to attend an accredited college or university in Michigan.
  • Enrolling in either a two or four-year degree program.
  • Intend to remain a Michigan resident after college graduation.
  • Not related to a Board Member or team member (employee) of Community Choice credit Union.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Community Foundation for Muskegon County – Amount varies by scholarship.
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Requirements: Varies

 

Fremont Area Community Foundation – Amount varies by scholarship.
Deadline: Varies
Requirements: Varies

 

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships – Amount varies by scholarship.
Deadline: Varies
Requirements: Varies

 

Marian Vyverman Nursing Scholarship – Amount $2,000
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Requirements:
  • Admission to or current enrollment at any accredited nursing program
  • Rising junior or senior undergraduate status in college or university
  • Enrollment for a minimum of nine (9) semester hours in each term of the next academic year
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 GPA scale at the conclusion of the present year and in good standing with the academic institution
  • Completion of all federal, state and institutional financial aid procedures
  • Completion of signed application form
  • 500 word essay typed and double spaced
  • Three letters of recommendation. A letter from a Nazareth Association member is encouraged but not required
  • Official transcripts (not copies)
One packet of above documents mailed by June 1, 2017

 

Mattressify Scholarship – Amount $1,000
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Requirements:
  • Students from any accredited college, school or university in the United States.
  • An essay between 1,000 to 2,000 words.  The topic for Mattressify Scholarship is Scientific Home Improvement. We’d like you to explore the different ways recent discoveries and developments in science have already started percolating into our lives, and how they can be employed to make our lives better.
  • Good home improvement ideas and what is the science behind them.
  • How standards of living have improved in general, and how they can be improved further through scientific outlooks.
  • How even simple things like razors, shampoo and bedding have sprouted so much variety.

 

Muskegon Area Promise
Requirements:
  • Live within the boundaries of the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (MAISD).
  • Graduate with a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher from a high school located within the boundaries of the MAISD.
  • Apply for federal student aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete the verification process as requested each year (www.fafsa.gov)
  • Enroll at Muskegon Community College

 

National Associate of Legal Secretaries – Amount $1,000
Deadline: January 15, 2017
Requirements:
  • Be a high school senior or enrolled in a school of advanced education (including the current school year).
  • Be a resident of Michigan and be enrolling in a Michigan school of advanced education in the legal field.
  • Have at least a B average, or if percentile system is used, not below 90 percent.
  • Be in need of financial assistance.
  • Be able to enroll in the fall term (2017). Candidates nominated in prior years who meet current qualifications are eligible for renomination.

     

Newaygo County Promise Zone
Requirements:
  • Student must graduate from a Newaygo County High School or from a Newaygo County registered home-school program that meets that same requirements.
  •  Students must reside in the NC RESA service area.  (NC RESA’s service area is not the Newaygo County Boundary, but rather school district boundaries.)
  • Graduate with a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher from a high school located within the boundaries of NC RESA.
  • Apply for federal student aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete the verification process as requested each year (www.fafsa.gov).
  • Enroll at Muskegon Community College.

 

Phi Theta Kappa – Amount Varies by scholarship.
Deadline: Varies
Requirements: Varies

 

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation – Amount $1,000 to $5,000
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Requirements:
  • Your application must be completed and submitted by March 1.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted by March 1. (Please give your referral enough time to submit before the application site closes).
  • Your official transcripts or a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted via email or postmarked by March 1.
  • High school students ONLY – if your SAT’s or ACT scores are NOT recorded on your official transcripts email or send separately to: PGSF, 301 Brush Creek Road, Warrendale, PA 15086 postmarked by March 1.
  • You must have a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • A full-time status. (Full-time status defined as someone who is registered in 12 or more credits per term)
  • A student who is enrolled in a printing or graphic program at a technical school, college or university within the United States.
  • Student must be pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, or graphic communication.
  • If you are a current scholarship recipient there is NO need to reapply.
     
Prudent Publishing Company’s Create-A-Greeting-Card scholarshipAmount $10,000
Deadline: March 2, 2017
Requirements:
  • All high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of 2016 in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree are welcome to participate in our scholarship
    competition.
  • This contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, as well as American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.  International students who have a student visa to attend school in the United States are considered legal residents and eligible.
  • Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of entry, unless prohibited by law.
  • Employees of Sponsor, their family members, and persons living in the same household as employees or their family members are not eligible.
  • One application allowed per person. If it is determined that a person has entered with more than one identity, all of that person’s entries will be disqualified.

 

Serena & Lily Scholarship– Amount $2,000
Deadline: February 17, 2017
Requirements:
  • A complete physical or digital rendering of your dream dorm room is to be
    submitted, including textile swatches, spatial plans, and a color scheme if
    applicable.
  • Submit your name, major area of study, and the college you attend.
  • An outline of the inspiration behind your design (100 to 300 words).
  • Briefly tell us what your career plans are both immediately following and
    5 years after graduation (100 to 300 words).

 

Women’s Division Chamber of Commerce (Available for all genders) – Amount $1,000
Deadline: March 10, 2017
Requirements:
  • Applicants must have a minimum CUMULATIVE 3.00 grade point average on a 4.00.
  • Applicants must either reside in Muskegon County, attend a Muskegon County High School, be a graduate of a Muskegon County High School, or already be enrolled in Muskegon Community College or Baker College (Muskegon Campus).
  • Applicants must plan to attend Muskegon Community College or Baker College as a first or second year FULL time student. The scholarship money must be used consecutively in the 1st and 2nd semester/quarter. The scholarship must be used beginning in the fall of 2017.
  • Applicants must submit a completed and signed application form and an OFFICIAL school transcript along with an OFFICIAL transcript of any college credits postmarked by March 10.

 

Women’s Retail Network Scholarship – Amount up to $5,000
Deadline: April 15, 2017
Requirements:

Traditional high school students, non-traditional students, and GM dealership employees, in the US or Canada, pursing academic degrees in automotive management, business, and technical certification in automotive education are encouraged to apply. A limited number of scholarships will be awarded for the 2017 academic year in amounts up to $5,000.

To be considered for a GM Women’s Retail Network Drive to Succeed Scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:

U.S. Applicants

  • Must be female
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to verify enrollment at the beginning of the 2017 fall term
  • Must be a citizen of the United States or have the ability to accept permanent employment in the US without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or non-traditional educational institution that offers formal programs or certifications in automotive retail and/or automotive service; or, currently employed at an automotive dealership and enrolled in an educational institution that offers formal programs or certifications that advance your career within automotive retail.

 

Transfer Times Scholarship – Amount $6,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Requirements:

The Transfer Times $6,000 scholarship is intended to be applied to a four-year college or university that advertises in Transfer Times. Enrollment as a full- or part-time student at one of the participating colleges or universities is required to receive the $6,000 scholarship. For a list of advertising universities, visit transfertimes.com/search. If the winner chooses to attend a non-advertising university in the nine-state Transfer Times distribution area, they will receive a $2,000 scholarship. After the scholarship deadline, Transfer Times will email ten randomly-chosen applicants to fill out five essay questions in order to select the winner.

  1. To enter, you must be enrolled at a two-year community college or technical college in Transfer Times distribution area (Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois) and show proof that you are a student at one of these community colleges at the time of winning the scholarship.
  2. One entry per person per semester is permitted. Only online entries from TransferTimes.com will be accepted.
  3. The scholarship must be used within two years of the date on which the winner is announced.
  4. Enrollment as a full or part time student at a four-year college or university that advertises in the Transfer Times is required.
  5. This scholarship is non-transferable. All admissions requirements and other college or university rules must be met.
  6. This program is administered entirely by Transfer Times and the four-year school’s financial aid office. All decisions are the sole responsibility of Transfer Times. All decisions are final.
  7. Individuals cannot win the scholarship more than one time.
  8. Entry in this scholarship contest indicates consent to our privacy policy.

 

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