Scholarships by Due Dates
David Barns Scholarship-
Society of Women Engineers
The Detroit Section of the Society of Women Engineers annually recognizes high school women who have shown exemplary abilities in areas such as leadership, academics, and community activities. Please find the application for our college scholarships attached.
- SWE Detroit annually awards scholarships to exceptional high school senior women who intend to pursue a college degree in engineering.
- The scholarship application must be filled out by the student and postmarked or e-mailed by March 1, 2021.
- SWE, at a national level, also has many scholarships for outstanding high school woman students. This application form can be found on the National SWE website: www.swe.org.
- The application can be downloaded at: http://www.swedetroit.org/uploads/2/0/2/4/20241007/scholarship_application_fy21.pdf
We also grant awards to current high school seniors and juniors.
Certificates of Merit
- SWE Detroit will award one Certificate of Merit (non-monetary award) per high school to an outstanding senior woman who shows exemplary ability in math and science.
- Madame Curie Award for Excellence
- SWE Detroit will award one Madame Curie Award for Excellence (non-monetary award) per high school to an outstanding junior woman who shows exemplary ability in math and science.
How to Apply for the Certificate of Merit & Madame Curie Award:
- Please use this link to fill out the forms for both of these awards online:
- Nominations for both the Certificate of Merit & the Madame Curie Award for Excellence must be submitted by March 31, 2021 electronically to the link above. Only electronic submissions will be accepted; no exceptions.
Free Star Financial Scholarships
Military Honor Scholarships - $1,000 (2 available) - Awarded to a member of FreeStar Financial whose parents (one or both) are active military, reserve or veterans.
Community Action Scholarship $1,000 (2 available) - Members who take the time to assist the community and non-profit, charitable organizations are eligible for this financial award.
- Grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better.
- Students must be accepted to a qualified educational institution.
- Proof of Military affiliation is required.
- Online applications are available at https://www.freestarfinancial.com/scholarships
- Application deadline February 29, 2020
East Macomb chapter of the Michigan association of retired school personnel (EMARSP)
Four $750 scholarships will be awarded to deserving Macomb County public high school students who are planning to attend a Michigan college or university in the fall.
Applicants must complete their application East Macomb Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel Application EMARSP
Deadline to apply is March 30, 2021. The scholarship committee will select four deserving students from all applications. The student's statement of his or her educational plans will help the scholarship committee should there be a tie.
Questions regarding this scholarship opportunity should be directed to Carole Bannister at 586-790-7971 or by emailing Carole Bannister
Breakfast of Nations
Is an annual event held in Macomb County to celebrate migration stories and help forge relationships among residents. It is a collaborative event from Welcoming Michigan, Chaldean Community Foundation, Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry, One Macomb, and Vibe Credit Union. The purpose of this award is to celebrate migration stories, embrace diversity, and foster mutual respect and understanding among all residents.
HOW THE AWARD WORKS:
The Breakfast of Nations team will select one student recipient based on their completed application and a brief essay sharing their personal or family’s migration story. The recipient will receive a $500 award to support their educational goals.
- Applicants must complete the application form. This includes writing a short essay (300-500 words) about the applicant’s or their family’s migration story.
- Applicants must be a senior in high school and no more than 25 years old at the time of application.
- Applicants must be enrolled in a college or post-secondary training program.
- Applicants must reside in Macomb County or attend school in Macomb County.
WHAT IS A MIGRATION STORY?
An individual’s personal experience, or the story of their family’s or ancestor’s experience, of what it is like moving from one place to another, with descriptions of successes and challenges encountered along the journey or when arriving at the new destination. What emotions did the individual or family member experience? How was the person welcomed or not welcomed by the community when they arrived? Migration stories can include but are not limited to:
- Moving from southern states to northern states, e.g. during the Great Migration.
- Moving from one country to another, recently or in the past.
- Moving from one region of a country to another, e.g. to follow the agricultural harvest.
AWARD SELECTION CRITERIA
- Applicant must meet all eligibility requirements.
- Applicants with demonstrated financial need will receive greater consideration.
- Essays that feature creative or insightful descriptions of the migration experience.
The selected recipient of this award will be required to share their migration story as a panel speaker at our Breakfast of Nations event on Wednesday April 22nd from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (recipient will have 5 - 8 minutes to speak). The recipient will be notified of their selection on or before Wednesday, April 1st, 2020.
The application is open for submission now and closes at 12 midnight ET on Wednesday March 18, 2020. The application form can be accessed /downloads/lchs_counseling/breakfast_of_nations.pdf
Michigan Retailers Association
The Michigan Retailers Association Applications requested by March 15 and submitted by April 1./downloads/lchs_counseling/michigan_retailers_association.pdf
National Organization Of Black Law Enforcement
NOBLE 2020 Scholarship/downloads/lchs_counseling/noble.pdf
Student-View Scholarship /downloads/lchs_counseling/studentinsight.pdf