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University Scholarship & Financial Aid

These links take you directly to the scholarships and financial aid site of the college of your choice.

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Military Opportunities

External LinkNaval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Full Tuition Scholarship

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External LinkU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Education and Training

For the first time, access to the Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) scholarship website is available online. TFS has millions of scholarships and grants. Wells Fargo Bank is sponsoring the scholarship matching website that also includes a career personality test along with college and career planning tips and tools. To access this remarkable website, please visit TuitionFundingSources.com  

Most colleges and universities in Michigan are incorporating online degree programs, with 34 that offer at least one Bachelor's degree online. Knowing that students and families are faced with trying to figure out the best option for them, Best Schools has created and focused their site and its resources to provide an investigative review of the online education landscape and to critically evaluate the increasingly-popular online college rankings that are being touted on the internet.

Here are a few of their resources:

External Linkhttp://www.bestschools.com/online-colleges-in-michigan/
External Linkhttp://www.bestschools.com/accreditation-works-matters/
External Linkhttp://www.bestschools.com/student-guide-transferring-credits/

Ideally, we want students to be able to gain valuable insight into their education especially when it comes to online education, understanding tuition and financial aid options, as well as true cost vs. benefit.

External LinkVarsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Contest provides an opportunity to win a scholarship monthly

External Linkknowhow2go.org - 4 Steps to College

External LinkBest List of College Scholarships

External LinkThe High Five Scholarships website is now live with the largest collection of scholarships ever assembled. It is available to everyone free of charge. In addition to scholarships we will soon have free ACT and SAT practice tests and Study Guides. 

External LinkThe GoodCall Scholarship Search Engine is one of the largest databases of scholarships on the web. The GoodCall Scholarship Engine requires no personal information and it's free to use.

External Linkwww.scholarships.com - Scholarship Search, College Search, and College Recruiting

External LinkScholarships for High School Seniors is a great site dedicated to provide High School Seniors with College Scholarships and Grants information at free of charge.

SCHOLARSHIPS

December 2018 Deadline

ZipRecruiter Scholarship
Scholarship Award: $3,000
Deadlines: June 30th & December 31st
Eligibility Requirements: Student must be 18+ years old and enrolled in classes by deadline date
Entry Rules: 500-800 word essay that addresses both prompts
Prompts: Describe a job you previously held - or hold. Describe your ideal post-graduate job.

You can visit ZipRecruiter's Scholarships Page for more information. If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to reach their rep via phone or email:
Joanna Ericta
(310) 997-4087
joanna@ziprecruiter.com
www.ziprecruiter.com 
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

 

May 2018 Deadline

Kraft Business Systems IT Scholarships:  Kraft Business Systems will award one high school senior in West Michigan with a $1,000 scholarship to the college of their choice. The student must be pursuing a degree or further education in an IT-related field after graduation. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship application must be submitted by May 15th, 2018. In the application, students will be asked to provide some basic information about themselves. They will also be asked to give a minimum 500-word response to an IT-related problem. Students can apply for the scholarship at: https://kraftbusiness.com/scholarships/

Contact Information:
Name: Kraft Business Systems
Address: 4245 Brockton Drive SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Phone: 616-977-2679
Email: kbeckman@kraftbusiness.com
Website: https://kraftbusiness.com/

Muskegon County Chapter of MARSP-MEA-RETIRED: MARSP-MEA-RETIRED is offering one or more $1000 scholarships to a 2018 graduate who plans to attend Muskegon Community College. Consideration will be given to academic ability, need, outstanding work, and showing responsibility and preparedness for college. Field of study does not need to be in education. Final applications must be postmarked by May 18, 2018. Please pick up an application in the counseling office. 

June 2018 Deadline

ZipRecruiter Scholarship
Scholarship Award: $3,000
Deadlines: June 30th & December 31st
Eligibility Requirements: Student must be 18+ years old and enrolled in classes by deadline date
Entry Rules: 500-800 word essay that addresses both prompts
Prompts: Describe a job you previously held - or hold. Describe your ideal post-graduate job.

You can visit ZipRecruiter's Scholarships Page for more information. If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to reach their rep via phone or email:
Joanna Ericta
(310) 997-4087
joanna@ziprecruiter.com
www.ziprecruiter.com 
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

 

July 2018 Deadline

CardRates Financial Futures Scholarship:  Applicants must be interested in majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, or other careers in the personal finance industry.  Applicants will be judged based on a minimum GPA of 3.5, outstanding academic achievement, and submission of an essay.  The scholarship award amount is $1000.  For more information, visit the website www.cardrates.com/scholarship.  The deadline is July 31st.