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As you research scholarship opportunities, contact your city's local community foundation or one listed below regarding scholarships available for undergraduate students and application instructions.

Featured Scholarships

  • The Barry Goldwater Scholarship: Scholarship awarded to a sophomore or junior who is pursuing a degree in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. (Deadline: Last Friday in January)
  • Boy Scouts of America: Various scholarship opportunities. (Deadline: Varies)
  • Brian White Early Childhood Education Scholarship: Must be pursuing first post-secondary associate degree, a mimimum of 30 credit hours and six credit hours in early childhood ed by August 2020, have a G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher and G.P.A. 3.0 or higher in early childhood ed, must be pursing associate degree in child development or early childhood education and attending college/institution in Michigan. (Deadline: Nov. 29, 2019, by 5 p.m.)
  • Brian White Leadership Scholarship for Men in Early Childhood: Must be pursuing first post-secondary bachelor's degree, completed minimum of 60 credit hours and nine credit hours in early childhood ed by August 2020, G.P.A. of 2.75 or higher and G.P.A. 3.25 or higher in early childhood ed courses, pursuing bachelors degree in child development or early childhood education and be attending/registered in Fall 2020 college/institution based in Michigan. (Deadline: Nov. 29, 2019, by 5 p.m.)
  • Burger King Scholars:  Recipients are selected based on their grade-point average (G.P.A.), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. (Deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)
  • CourseHero Scholarships: Various scholarship opportunities. (Deadline: Varies)
  • cuLearn and Thrivent: Various scholarship opportunities. (Deadline: Varies)
  • Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship: Scholarship awarded to an undergrad student who has completed 60 credits out of 120 credit hours in their program. A student who has earned a STEM undergraduate degree and has enrolled in a teaching certification program. (Deadline: Late October)
  • John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Award: See website for the very specific details. (Deadline: Jan. 17, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.)
  • Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU): 15 scholarships awarded to high school seniors and plan to enter trade school, or college/university within the next academic year. Must complete a 750-1500 word essay. (Deadline: Not available right now, opens Nov. 1.)
  • Local/National Elks Foundation: High school senior and U.S. citizen, available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. (Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020)
  • Making the Turn Against Parkinson's: Scholarship awarded to a student who has a family member with Parkinson's and demonstrates an effort and creativity to raise awareness and understanding of Parkinson's. (Deadline: March 1, 2020)
  • Michigan Women's Tax Scholarship: Scholarship is awarded to a female student who is pursuing a career in taxation. (Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019)
  • PNC Education Scholarship: Random drawing scholarship that takes place twice a year. Just complete a series of questions about Financial Literacy. Drawing takes place on June 1 and Dec. 1. (Deadline: Nov. 30 and May 31)
  • Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships: Open to ages 5-25, performed unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months, letter of recommendation from a volunteer organization. (Deadline: Dec. 5, 2019)
  • Student Leadership Scholarship: Must be pursuing first post-secondary bachelor's degree, completed minimum of 60 credit hours by August 2020, 2.75 G.P.A. or higher and a GPA of 3.25 or higher in early childhood ed courses, pursuing a bachelor's degree with a major or minor in child development or early childhood ed or elementary ed with an early childhood endorsement and attending/registered to attend in Fall 2020 at a college/institution based in Michigan. (Deadline: Nov. 29, 2019, by 5 p.m.)

Informational Websites

For additional resources on external scholarships, reference these online resources.