|Financial Aid & Scholarships 2018-2019|
|For the most up-to-date information visit: https://erschools.com/highschool/counseling/transcripts-and-scholarships/|
|Financial Aid Information|
FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Visit www.fsa.ed.gov to fill out the FAFSA form for federal financial aid and to request your FSA ID. The Michigan
deadline for public institutions is March 1st. Each state has a deadline, and private schools may have earlier deadlines.
Check with your college/university. FAFSA forms are available starting October 1st.
|Federal Student Aid Information||https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/|
Federal Student Aid information through the US Department of Education
|Michigan Student AId||www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid|
Student aid through the State of Michigan
|Career Cruising- Scholarships & Careers||www.careercruising.com|
Contact ERHS Student Services for username and password
|Education Planner||educationplanner.org/||College & Career planning information|
|Scholarship Search||scholarships.com||Searches over 3.7 million scholarships worth $19 billion|
|Fastweb||fastweb.com||Accessess over 1.5 million scholarships|
Career-Tech Center Scholarships
Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
Many valuable Regional Scholarships
|NMC specific scholarships||nmc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships.html|
|MAT2- MAT Squared Program||mitalent.org/mat2|
Michigan Advanced Technician Training- Apprenticeship Program/Associate Degree- 3 year program.
Possible career paths- Technician, IT Technician, Technical Product Design Technician, Hands-on training with paid tuition
|SCHOLARSHIPS- listed by due date|
* Scholarship deadlines and applications are updated when they become available
|Scholarships highlighted in blue are available to underclassmen also-please check individual scholarships for specific details|
For students 9th-12th grade. Especially for, but not limited to, low-income students, and 1st generation college students.
Create a portfolio at Raise.me that has course grades, clubs, sports, volunteer acitivities and more. For each
achievement, scholarships from different colleges will be offered. The student can redeem these scholarships
when they attend that college. Create portfolio and apply online:
McDonald's Archways to Opportunity Program
New McDonald's employees become eligible for the "Archways to Opportunity Program" after 90 days of employment,
and averaging 15 hours per week. Eligible employees can receive up to $2500.00 per year in tuition assistance and eligible
managers can receive up to $3000.00 per year. For more information visit:
|MI Youth Service Poster Contest||5.1.19||statewide recognition|
For students 9-12. Original poster to promote volunteerism. The winner will be invited to attend the Governor Service Awards
|winner to attend Gov.|
in June and will receive state-wide recognition through display and promotion. For more information visit Student Services or apply online at:
Service Awards Ceremony
|Elk Rapids Education Association||5.10.19||$250|
Must be in good academic standing & financial need will be considered. Application available in Student Services.
|Elk Rapids Lions Club||5.10.19||2@ $1,000|
Open to high school seniors who demonstrate financial need. Must be active in community service. Application
|renewable 2nd yr.|
available in Student Services or online at:
Paul T. and Frances B. Johnson Foundation
Several @ $1,000-$9,500
Must be a resident of Grand Traverse County for 3 out of 4 yrs. of high school. Application available in Student Services
|Ellsworth Farmers Exchange||5.29.19||2@ $1,500|
Must be a relative of a cooperative stockholder (voting member). Minimum GPA of 3.0. Application available in Student Services or online:
|Veterans for Peace||6.1.19||$1,000|
Direct descendant of Veteran and/or plan a career in peacekeeping activity. Plan to attend NMC. demonstrate
|financial need. Apply online:|
OMBAR "Aspiring Business Professional"
For seniors pursuing a business-related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
A 250-500 word essay is required. Apply online:
|Horatio Alger Career & Technical||6.15.19||several @ $2,500 each|
Must have completed high school. Must be enrolled in an eligible program in 2017 at an accredited, non-profit
post-secondary school with a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career in a technical program.
Must demonstrate critical financial need (must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant). Must demonstrate
perseverance and overcoming diversity. Apply online:
|Alden United Methodist Church||7.1.18||Varies|
Must be in Helena or Clearwater Townships and accepted at a vocational/technical school, college or university.
Minimum GPA of 2.0. Must be participant in community service, demonstrate initiative and have a letter of rec.
Application available in Student Services
|Kelsey's Law Scholarship||8.31.19||$500-$2000|
Submission of a Tweet, Video or Graphic promoting prevention of teens driving while distracted. Open to high school
juniors and seniors during 2017-18 school year who possess a valid MI driver license. Award given for best in each
|category. Apply online:|
|Aspiring Nurse Scholarship||8.31.18||$1,000|
Seniors who plan to pursue college in nursing, including LPN/LVN/DN and BSN programs. Track record of
academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics.
|Home Builder's Association||9.14.18||$9,000|
Must be a resident of Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau or Kalkaska County. Must have a minimum CGPA of 2.5
Must demonstrate community involvement, leadership and/or service. Application available in student services.
|Horatio Alger Trott Scholarship||9.25.18||5 @ $30,000|
For a HS senior planning to attend Ohio State University. Minimum of 2.5 GPA. To apply and for more info visit:
|Wendy's Heisman||10.17.18||up to $10,000|
Based on academic achievement, athletics & leadership. Apply Online:
|Horatio Alger Scholarship||10.25.18||10@ $15,000|
Based on financial need, extra-curricular, and community service involvement. Must be committed to completing
a bachelor's degree at an accredited school in the US (student may transfer from a 2 yr. to a 4 yr. institution.
Minimum CGPA of 2.0. Apply online: