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10/25/each yearHoratio Alger Scholarship$21,000 -50+ Award senior intending to enroll in college.
Strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree
at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US.
10/31/2018Coca-Cola Scholars150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Applicants may not:
Be children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries must be:
Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);
U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.
11/15/2018Elks National Foundation & Tawas Area Elks Lodge 2525National:
Two $50,000 scholarships
Two $40,000 scholarships
Two $30,000 scholarships
14 $20,000 scholarships
480 $4,000 scholarships
Tawas Area:
Awards of $1,000, and $750 to the top two
(3) males and the top two(3) female candidates application is quite lengthy and will require some time to complete. You are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to START EARLY on this application.

Application materials must be submitted in a 3-hole folder with inside pockets and clasps ONLY - DO NOT use other presentation materials, folders, etc., as this will greatly diminish chances of winning.
11/27/2018Elks Most Valuable StudentRanging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university. Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2017 competition.
Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
College students are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Male and female students compete separately.
The 2017 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the 2017 contest are available to download after September 1, 2016. The application must be submitted to the Elks Lodge nearest to the applicant's home by December 2, 2016.
12/1/2018Gold Key Scholarship Program of the Michigan Elks AssociationVarious awards and amounts program for Special Needs Students who want to pursue higher education at an accredited educational institution or a licensed vocational school.

Applications must be RECEIVED by the Tawas Elks Lodge #2525 in Tawas NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1st, 2014.
12/15/2018Annual CGTrader ScholarshipBest 500-1000 word essay can win $2,000, two runners-up awards of $500 each are also available for high school seniors, undergraduate (college), or graduate school students
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Full-time enrolled in academic institution January 1, 2017 - May 31, 2017
12/15/2018Burger King Scholars Program$1,000 to $50,000 awards are granted in a variety of programs available through the foundation. Employees and dependents of employees are the focus of this program. grants range from $1,000 to $50,000, and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service.
12/31/2018Aspiring Nurse Scholarship$1000.00 scholarship for a nursing
We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates: a track record of academic excellence and a passion for the nursing profession
1/4/2018GE-Reagan Foundation ScholarshipApproximately 20 awards of $10,000, renewable for up to 4 academic Scholars Program - College-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship
1/2/2017NFIB Young Entrepreneur AwardFour $5,000 awards
One $10,000 award
Several $1,000 award to any graduating high school senior
who owns and operates his/her own business.
1/9/2019Ron Brown Scholars ProgramScholars are each awarded $40,000 ($10,000 per year for 4 years toward educational expenses) applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements:

Must be Black/African American.
Must excel academically.
Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
Must participate in community service activities.
Demonstrate financial need.
Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
Be a current high school senior at the time of your application. NOTE: Current college students are not eligible to apply.
1/9/2017American LegionWilliam D. and Jewell Brewer $500, non-renewable award. Available to Michigan residents who are attending high school or college and have not yet attained a Bachelor's degree. Must be a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to or are attendinging any nationally accredited college or university. Selection is based on a student's GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent's or grandparent's honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions. Must be submitted by the deadline to the American Legion's District Commander (not postmarked - must be received by the District Commander).
1/10/2019APIASF General Scholarship ProgramScholarships for Asian American and Pacific Islander
1/11/2019US JCI Senate Foundation$1000.00 scholarships
Graduating seniors where the state has an active JCI Senate program- Michigan is included. GPA and extracurricular activities as well as financial need
1/14/2019American LegionGuy Wilson $500, non-renewable award. Available to Michigan residents attending high school and: (a) son, daughter, grandchild, or great-granschild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Selection is based on a student's GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent's or grandparent's honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions. Must be submitted by the deadline to the American Legion's District Commander (not postmarked - must be received by the District Commander).
1/20/2017Ronald McDonald House CharitiesSeveral scholarship programs are offered through RMHCwww.rmhc.orgThe RMHC Scholarship program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.
1/31/2019The Great Scholarship ProgramIn memory of Alice Madden Barton
Scholarship awards ranging from $250 to $1,500 for cosmetology students for training and tools for current high school students.
1/31/2019Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation
The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT) is pleased to announe its scholarship program of the 2018-2019 academic year. MCWT Foundation is offering scholarship opportunities for technology-focused high school seniors, GET-IT club high school seniors and women who will be enrolled full time in college-level courses for the 2018-19 academic year at a Michigan University.
An applicant must be a female high-school student or currently enrolled college/university level student who is:

A resident of the state of Michigan
A student with a 3.0 GPA or better
Enrolled (or will be enrolled) in a Michigan university
Enrolled (or will be enrolled) in a qualified program with a technology focus
A United States citizen
02/01/2019Elks Legacy Award300 award of $4000.00 for children and grandchildren of Elks members
2/7/2019Delta College ScholarshipsScholarships of varing amounts at Delta
2/15/2020DAR scholarshipsSeveral scholarships that are available for Daughters and Sones of DAR members
2/15/2020The Richard and Elizabeth Dean ScholarshipTwo scholarships of up to $5000 each year for four consecutive
2/8/2019Central Michigan University Lem Tucker ScholarshipFull ride scholarship to CMU
Students qualifying for consideration for the Lem Tucker Scholarship have a:

3.0 high school GPA, or 3.3 GPA for transfer students
940 SAT (18 ACT)
Major in a media-related field such as journalism, broadcasting, or public relations
2/15/2020DAR American Indian ScholarshipsOne time $4000.00 award for Native Americans in financial need and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher
Applications sent to: Nathional Vice Chairmane, DAR American Indians Committee
2/21/2019Michigan Education Association ScholarshipMultiple awards in varying amounts
Last year, over $47,000 in scholarships were awarded.

Applications MUST BE RECEIVED by MEA on or before Feb. 21,2019 Eligibility requirements:
-A dependent of MEA members in good standing or MEA-Retired member in good standing.
-A graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit
-Will attend or is currently an undergradutae student of a Michiganpublic, community/junior college, four year degree granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license. (Students attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible to apply: Baker Collegeof Flint/Owosso, University of Detroit-Mercy; Davenport University - Eastern Region campus; Adrian College; Finlandia University; Albion College; and Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, which are all MEA affiliates)
-**Children fo MEA officers, fund trustees and MEA staff are not eligible
2/21/2019MEA ScholarshipAward amount not listed of MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing.
Graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit. (Diploma must be received in the year of application.)
Will attend or is currently an undergraduate student of a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license. Those attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible: Baker College-Flint/Owosso; University of Detroit–Mercy; Adrian College; Finlandia University; and Albion College. (The aforementioned private institutions are existing local MEA affiliates.)
Note: Children of MEA officers, fund trustees, and MEA staff are not eligible.
(A child of an MEA, MESSA or MEA-FS staff person is eligible if the other parent is an MEA member in good standing).
The scholarship will not be awarded for the purpose of working on a post-baccalaureate degree.
2/28/2019Community Choice Credit UnionUp to $5,000 to graduating seniors who demonstrate: outstanding academic achievement, involvement in extra-curricular activities, and dedication to community service. Eligible applicants must plan on attending a Michigan college or university, and must pledge to stay in Michigan after college.
3/1/2019Iosco County Community Foundation-Carl & Christine Huebner Scholarship for the Arts
-Marie Samuelson Scholarship
-Michael Wentworth Scholarship
-Eleanor L. & John R. Heilman Nursing Education Scholarship
www.iccf-online.orgPlease visit the web site for eligibility requirements and application instructions.
3/1/2018St. Joseph Health SystemDr. Patrick and Kathleen Murtha President's Scholarship President’s Scholarship Award was developed to advance the Health System’s commitment of quality and service excellence while honoring the dedication of personal growth and development of its associates through their commitment of continuing education. Eligible applicants must be a full-time St. Joseph associate with a minimum of three years employment history; must be in good standing with no written disciplinary actions in the past twelve months; currently enrolled in an accredited university or college with a minimum of six credit hours pursuing an undergraduate degree in a clinical or allied health care profession.
- See more at:
3/1/2018St. Joseph Health System Community ScholarshipApplications must be submitted electronically by 3pm on Thursday, March 31, 2016. If you have quetsions, please contact Nicole Markey at or by phone at 989-362-0159 to high school seniors or any college enrolled student pursuing continuing education in a clinical or allied health human studies program from Alcona, AuGres, Arenac-Eastern, Hale, Oscoda, Tawas or Whittemore-Prescott with a 2.0 min GPA. Student must enroll full-time (min 12 credit hours). Preference is given for involvement in extracurriculat activities and/or community volunteerism.
3/1/2018St. Joseph Health System Dependent and ScholarshipApplications must be submitted electronically by 3:00 pm March 1, 2018.
If you have quetsions, please contact Nicole Markey at or by phone at 989-362-0159 A dependent of a SJH System associate and/or volunteer who has a minimum of 6 months active employment or an active volunteer with a minimum of 6 months service.
A high school senior pursuing continuing education in a field of their choice through college, trade school or certification program.
A student from: Alcona, AuGres, Arenac-Eastern, Hale, Oscoda, Tawas, or Whittemore Prescott.
Minumum of 2.0 GPA
Involvement in extracurricular activities or community volunteerism
Enrolled full-time (12 credit hour minimum per semester)
03/01/2019Northland Area Federal Credit UnionJerry Erickson Scholarshipnorthlandcu.comApplicant must be a Northland Area Federal Credit Union member in good standing.
Must be a full-time high school or college student and must provide verification of GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Essay is required: 300-500 words - How do you think the financial service industry will change in the next 5-10 years? What should Nortland do to adapt to these changes? Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500 and can be used to pay for books, classes or housing expenses. All awards are payable directly to the student. Adult students are welcome and annual scholarships may be renewable.
3/11/2019Alpena Community College
Scholarships availabe for students attending ACC

Prior to submitting the scholarship application, students must complete the following:
Apply for admission to Alpena Community College
Apply for financial aid
3/21/2019Mikado Goodfellows ScholarshipTwo $500 scholarships to Oscoda seniors with a Mikado Address must be a graduating senior from Oscoda high school and have a Mikado address. Please turn in your application to Mrs. Martin no later than March 21st at 3:00 pm.
3/22/2019Masons Scholarship Lodge 292 - Have to be living in Alcona County must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student who lives in Alcona County and who plans to attend full-time at an accredited college, university, trade or vocational school, and must reside in Michigan and be a citizen of the United States of America.
3/22/2019Oscoda Education Opportunity Foundation ScholarshipsNumerous scholarships available through a single application. Three additional awards available through separate applications (Scott, Tabarco, Boro)!scholarship-applications/zqao6Scholarship applications mailed directly from the Foundation to graduating seniors. Applications can also be accessed online at the link provided.
3/28/2019Work Ethic Scholarship ProgramScholarships available for students that pursuing a career in a trade that is in high demand. If focuses on students that demonstrate good ethic, responsibility and a positive attitude. listed on website.
3/29/2019Sunrise Side Republican Women's Annual Scholarship$1,000 award for one year application can be opened and printed using the link at left.
Applicant must be a female US citizen and graduating from a high school in Iosco or Alcona County, who is a resident in Iosco or Alcona County
Applicant must be accepted by a public or private postsecondary institution of higher education and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
Deliver completed applications by mail to: Sunrise Republican Women, c/o Linda Glomski" P.O. Box 687, Oscoda, Mi 48750. (989) 739-7170.
3/31/2019ABWA Stephen Bufton$2,000 funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund to a deserving area studentTO APPLY Email BelleFlora@charter.netEach year, our local chapters of ABWA provides a Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarship (SBMEF) to a female student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, who will be attending an accredited U.S. universities or community colleges,. Applicants must be citizens of the United States; residents of AuSable, East Tawas, Glennie, Greenbush, Hale, Harrisville, Lincoln, National City, Oscoda, or Tawas City in Michigan entering a qualifying higher education institution in August/September
4/1/2019Quota International Club
Scholarships available for students that has a documented hearing impairment or speech communication disorder
4/1/2019Michigan Retailers Association19 scholarships ranging from $1000 to $2000 and daughters of MRA member businesses
Part-time employees who are full time students
4/1/2018Laidlaw FoundationAccredited nursing program scholarshiphttp://helenlaidlawfoundation.comThis scholarship is open to all students who will be attending an accredited institution majoring in a health care field. Nursing students will be given first priority and and second priority is students entering a Pre-Med field. Academic standing, extra curricular activities and and financial need will all be taken into consideration.
4/1/2019Oscoda Bowling Association ScholarshipTo be determined Application in counseling office
Must reside in Alcona or Iosco counties within the Oscoda Area School District. Must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Must be a student athlete competing at Vista lanes OR have a parent or grandparent that is a certified bowler at vista lanes.
4/1/2018Sand Lake Women's Auxiliary ScholarshipA minimum of $500 will be awarded of 2.75 or higher, college enrollment status, and co-curricular and extra-curricular activities relating to the student's community. Financial need as well as the applicants intended field of study will also be considered in the evaluation process.
4/2/2018Oscoda Wurtsmith Airport Authority$3,000 scholarship for high school students in Alcona or Iosco Counties training and/or Aerospace Education program scholarship for students from Alcona and Iosco Counties
Visit: for more information.
4/12/2018 Lilley-McDougall Scholarship
$2,000 award be a high school graduate seeking a degree from a college, university, or trade school, and MUST RESIDE in Curtis Township.
4/12/2019OMACCSScholarshps available for students attending a college that is part of the Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools
A list of schools and scholarships is available in the counseling office.
4/15/2019Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes$2500-5,000 award for students 8-18 the web site for more information
4/16/2016CHCI Scholarships1. $1,000 community college or AA/AS granting institution
2. $2,500 4-year academic institution
3. $5,000 graduate-level institution
CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
4/15/2019SFC Mark Jackson Scholarship FundSFC Mark Jackson Scholarship
All applicants must reside in Curtis Township (48737 or 48761) or have a Glennie mailing address (48737). Students who are awarded this scholarship are required to volunteer at the scholarship golf outing that will be held on May 19, 2019.
4/15/2019FRA Education FundStudents must have a father or grandfather who was in the Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Navy, Fleet Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve or Fleet Marine Corps Reserve. scholarships available:
Benn Scholarship Application
FRA Member Scholarship Application
FRA Non-Member Scholarship Application
LA FRA Member Application
The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) is a congressionally chartered, non-profit organization that represents the interests of the Sea Service community before the U.S. Congress. FRA is open to all current and former sailors, marines, and Coast Guard personnel.
4/19/2019Ausable River Canoe Marathon Minimum $250 for an Oscoda student can also see Mrs. Martin for the scholarship application
4/26/2019Bopp-Busch Manufacturing ScholarshipTwo $2,500 scholarships available for students that are residents of Arenac or Iosco counties.
Contact Alicia Szempruch at (614) 251-4000, or by email at Busch Manufacturing Company established this scholarship in 2015 to honor its founding families, Background
August and Eva Bopp and Chester and Betty Busch. The scholarship was created to give back to the residents of the area that made the business possible, to encourage post-secondary education in general and more specifically in the tool and die trade.
Eligibility: Candidates must be residents of Arenac or Iosco counties in Michigan. Candidates must be planning to enroll in a post-secondary education either full- or part-time. Preference may be given to students following a course of study in the skilled trades.
4/26/2019Oscoda AuSable Chamber of CommerceScholarships to individuals who have shown a demonstrated commitment to both academic success and community involvement. for O.A.C.C. Education Scholarships is limited to Chamber Members, their employees and dependents. The new Chamber Scholarship is funded by the Battle for the Paddle Oscoda AuSable Chamber golf challenge, hosted the first Thursday in August. For more information on the OACC Scholarship or the Battle for the Paddle please contact the Chamber office at 739-7322.
4/29/2019Lake Huron MEA-Retired ScholarshipOne or two scholarships given per year to a current high school senior or a current college studentApplication available in Counseling office
4/30/2019Tawas Elks Lodge #2525 Local Community College ScholarshipFour $1000 awards for students attending KCC, Delta or ACCwww.TawasElks.orgAvailable for two high school seniors who will be attending Alpena Community College, Delta Community College or Kirtland Community College after graduation from high school. The printed application must be submitted to the Tawas Area Elks Lodge #2525 on or before April 30, 2019.
4/30/2019AMVETS$1,000 per year renewable for up to 4 years must be used for full-time study at either an undergraduate college or university or an accredited technical/trade school leading to a certification or degree. $1,000 will be awarded each year for a maximum of four years contingent upon maintaining a 2.0 grade point average or equivalent and showing evidence of enrollment.
variesScholarships for Adopted Students on FastWeb4 scholarship listings for varying amounts and with various due dates each listing for eligibility and selection criteria
UNCFCollege Scholarship Search scholarships available.
Student Scholarships site scholarship search site with college and career information
Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ+ Scholarships A national clearinghouse that can be searched by state regional and/or college and university specific awards exist to support LGTBQ+ students
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and YouthFor future planning - NAEHCY is currently transitioning to a College Completion Initiative and funds will be directed to current and past NAEHCY scholars for 2017
Scholasrhips for Foster and Adopted YouthSeveral listings for youth who have experienced adoption and/or foster care
Hispanic Scholarship FundScholarships for students of Hispanic heritage be of Hispanic Heritage, minimun GPA of 3.0, Plan to enroll full time in a 4-year college or university, US Citizen and FAFSA completion.
American Indian Graduate CenterScholarships for students of American Indian and Native
Horatio Alger Assocation Career&TechnicalScholarships available for students that have overcome great obstacle in their lives and wish to pursue a career or technical education
Eligibility Criteria:

Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2020
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
Be under the age of 30
Be a United States citizen
General Scholarship Sites
MI Student Aid-Scholarships and
Career username: oscodahs password: owls
College Board-Big
Student ScholarshipsVarious scholarships available.
Scholarships available to MI students (search for these):
Paul S. Mills
Boule Foundation
Kezlan Science
Enterprise Scholarship
You Deserve It Scholarship
Project Yellow Light Video
Intel ISEF Scholarship
National Dairy Shrine
Len Assante
Pursuit of Excellence
AMVETS National Scholarship
Allen Chi Gaming
Paradigm Challenge
Got a Spine
10 words or less