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Due DateOrganization or Award AgencyDescriptionContact information or URLSelection Criteria
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4/30/2018Ausable River Canoe Marathon Minimum $250 for an Oscoda studentSee counselor for details and application
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1/15/2018Annual CGTrader ScholarshipBest 500-1000 word essay can win $2,000, two runners-up awards of $500 each are also availablehttps://www.cgtrader.com/scholarshipsAvailable 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
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variesScholarships for Adopted Students on FastWeb4 scholarship listings for varying amounts and with various due dateshttp://www.fastweb.com/directory/scholarships-for-adopted-studentsCheck each listing for eligibility and selection criteria
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4/28/2018Tawas Elks Lodge #2525 Local Community College ScholarshipFour $850 awards for students attending KCC, Delta or ACChttp://www.tawaselks.org/2017communitycollegescholarship.docxAvailable 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 28, 2017.
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4/27/2018Bopp-Busch Manufacturing ScholarshipTwo $1,250 scholarships available for students that are residents of Arenac or Iosco counties.
Contact Alicia Szempruch at (614) 251-4000, or by email at aszempruch@columbusfoundation.org
https://columbusfoundation.org/students/scholarships/scholarship-detail/Bopp-BuschManufacturingScholarship/388Bopp 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.
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4/15/2018Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes$2500-5,000 award for students 8-18http://barronprize.org/apply/Visit the web site for more information
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5/1/2018AMVETS$1,000 per year renewable for up to 4 yearshttp://www.amvets.org/pdfs/programs_pdfs/programs_scholarship_application_freshman.pdfIt 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.
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4/15/2018FRA 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.http://www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/Fra_Education_Foundation_Scholarships/Web/Content/FRA_Education_Foundation.aspx?hkey=fe5fe4c8-48b6-4003-be7b-5f3f317c6600Several 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.
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4/12/2018 Lilley-McDougall Scholarship
$2,000 award https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3JESt_3-dimOHhwZjhhRTU3YVcybVVBdzZiWHRmYnBnLVAw/view?usp=sharingMust be a high school graduate seeking a degree from a college, university, or trade school, and MUST RESIDE in Curtis Township.
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4/15/2018SFC Mark Jackson Scholarship FundSFC Mark Jackson Scholarshiphttps://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3JESt_3-dimX0RXUXhRUjcwTk55TFVaZUt6NVQ2WFdzbmZF
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4/2/2018Michigan Retailers Association19 scholarships ranging from $1000 to $2000https://www.retailers.com/news/2017/01/michigan-retailers-association-offering-larger-college-training-scholarships-year/Sons and daughters of MRA member businesses
Part-time employees who are full time students
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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.
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4/1/2018Iosco 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.
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4/1/2018Sand Lake Women's Auxiliary ScholarshipA minimum of $500 will be awardedhttps://drive.google.com/a/oscodaschools.org/file/d/0B3JESt_3-dimcEd0Q3UxRUVrd0k/view?usp=sharingGPA 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.
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4/2/2018Oscoda Wurtsmith Airport Authority$3,000 scholarship for high school students in Alcona or Iosco Countiesoscairpot.comPilot training and/or Aerospace Education program scholarship for students from Alcona and Iosco Counties
Visit: www.oscairport.com for more information.
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3/31/2018Sunrise Side Republican Women's Annual Scholarship$1,000 award for one yearhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3JESt_3-dimTVF4cmhXZGdXQXA5clRtQWE2eHF4OXVJMHQ4/view?usp=sharingThe application can be opened and printed using the link at left.
Eligibility:
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.
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3/31/2018ABWA 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
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3/31/2018The Great Scholarship ProgramIn memory of Alice Madden Barton
Scholarship awards ranging from $250 to $1,500 for cosmetology students for training and tools
greatclipscareers.com/scholarshipsAvailable for current high school students.
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3/25/2018Oscoda Education Opportunity Foundation ScholarshipsNumerous scholarships available through a single application. Three additional awards available through separate applications (Scott, Tabarco, Boro)http://oaseducationfounda.wix.com/foundation#!scholarship-applications/zqao6Scholarship applications mailed directly from the Foundation to graduating seniors. Applications can also be accessed online at the link provided.
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03/01/2018Northland 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.
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2/22/2018Michigan 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. 22,2018
www.mea.org/mea-scholarship 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
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1/4/2018GE-Reagan Foundation ScholarshipApproximately 20 awards of $10,000, renewable for up to 4 academic yearswww.reaganfoundation.org/scholarshipsPresidential Scholars Program - College-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship
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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 nicole.markey@sjhsys.org or by phone at 989-362-0159
http://www.sjhsys.org/foundation/scholarships.phpEligibility: 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)
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3/1/2018St. Joseph Health SystemDr. Patrick and Kathleen Murtha President's Scholarshiphttp://www.sjhsys.org/foundation/scholarships.phpThe 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: http://www.sjhsys.org/foundation/scholarships.php#sthash.gkepOSy2.dpuf
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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 nicole.markey@sjhsys.org or by phone at 989-362-0159http://www.sjhsys.org/foundation/scholarships.phpOpen 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.
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2/28/2018Community Choice Credit UnionUp to $5,000https://www.communitychoicecu.com/resources/scholarships/scholarship-applicationAwarded 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.
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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.
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1/14/2017 UNCFCollege Scholarship Search https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/SearchSeveral scholarships available.
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1/9/2017Ron Brown Scholars ProgramScholars are each awarded $40,000 ($10,000 per year for 4 years toward educational expenses)https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-applicationInterested 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.
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1/9/2017American LegionGuy Wilson Scholarshipwww.michiganlegion.org/scholarshipsOne $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).
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1/9/2017American LegionWilliam D. and Jewell Brewer Scholarshipwww.michiganlegion.org/scholarshipsOne $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).
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1/2/2017NFIB Young Entrepreneur AwardFour $5,000 awards
One $10,000 award
Several $1,000 award
www.NFIB.com/YEAOpen to any graduating high school senior
who owns and operates his/her own business.
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12/15/2016Burger 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.http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgramScholarship 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.
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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
www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfmThis 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.
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02/02/2018Elks Legacy Award300 award of $4000.00 for children and grandchildren of Elks membershttps://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm
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11/27/2017Elks 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.http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvsfaq.cfmThe 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.
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12/1/2018Gold Key Scholarship Program of the Michigan Elks AssociationVarious awards and amountshttp://www.mielks.org/program/gold.htmlScholarship 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.
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10/31/2016Coca-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
Coca-Cola Scholars New Applicant Registration PageApplicants 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.
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10/25/each yearHoratio Alger Scholarship$21,000 -50+ Awardhttps://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/apply.cfmGraduating 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.
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4/27/2018Oscoda AuSable Chamber of CommerceScholarships to individuals who have shown a demonstrated commitment to both academic success and community involvement. https://drive.google.com/a/oscodaschools.org/file/d/0B3JESt_3-dimMWloVWwtdDNuUEk/view?usp=sharingEligibility 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.
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4/29/2018Lake Huron MEA-RetiredAward amount not listedhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3JESt_3-dimN1JxdmJRZGJ1YXc/edit?usp=sharingOpen to high school seniors and current college students.
Award based 75% on need, 25% on grades.
Short essay required.
Fill out application, write a short essay and provide contact information for two references.
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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.
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Student Scholarships sitehttp://www.studentscholarships.org/A scholarship search site with college and career information
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Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ+ Scholarships A national clearinghouse that can be searched by statehttp://www.hrc.org/scholarship-database/c/michiganSeveral regional and/or college and university specific awards exist to support LGTBQ+ students
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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 2017http://www.naehcy.org/naehcy-scholarship-fund/about-the-fund
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Scholasrhips for Foster and Adopted YouthSeveral listings for youth who have experienced adoption and/or foster carehttp://nfpaonline.org/youthscholarship
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Hispanic Scholarship FundScholarships for students of Hispanic heritagehttp://www.hsf.net/scholarshipMust 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.
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American Indian Graduate CenterScholarships for students of American Indian and Native Alaskawww.aigcs.org/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/
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1/11/2018APIASF General Scholarship ProgramScholarships for Asian American and Pacific Islander studentswww.apiasf.org/scholarships.html
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Horatio Alger Assocation Career&TechnicalScholarships available for students that have overcome great obstacle in their lives and wish to pursue a career or technical educationhttps://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/
Eligibility Criteria:

Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017
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
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1/31/2018Michigan 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.
https://www.mcwt.org/Scholarships_196.html
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
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4/1/2018Quota International Club
Scholarships available for students that has a documented hearing impairment or speech communication disorder
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3/19/2018Alpena Community CollegeScholarships availabe for students attending ACChttps://drive.google.com/a/oscodaschools.org/file/d/16_LTSio4dsGP7ZLNsMlPeObF6U3TpN9N/view?usp=drive_web

Prior to submitting the scholarship application, students must complete the following:
Apply for admission to Alpena Community College
Apply for financial aid
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4/6/2018OMACCSScholarshps available for students attending a college that is part of the Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schoolswww.omaccsA list of schools and scholarships is available in the counseling office.
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8/31/2018Aspiring Nurse Scholarship$1000.00 scholarship for a nursing schoolwww.nursingschoolsalmanac.com
We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates: a track record of academic excellence and a passion for the nursing profession
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