PHS Scholarship - 2021-2022 School Year
Due DateScholarship NameScholarship AmountScholarship DescriptionWebsite
variesNCMC ScholarshipsvariesClick the link for the following scholarships: North Central Foundation Scholarships, North Central Presidential Scholarships, and North Central Tip o the Mitt Scholarship - NCMC Foundation Scholarships open Feb. 15thNCMC Scholarships
variesNMC Scholarship FundsvariesNMC is unique as they award scholarships throughout the entire year. Just one application gets you eligible for scholarships through summer 2023.
variesMI Student AidvariesSelect which Michigan county you live in to view the available scholarships for that location. Use the 'Generate PDF' button to export a list of your results that you can save to your device.

MI Student Aid houses a database of Michigan place-based scholarships. A Michigan place-based scholarship means that one of the scholarship components is linked to a Michigan school, county, city or region. The database does not contain Michigan scholarships without a place-based component. While the MI Student Aid database is an excellent source for local scholarships, a successful scholarship application strategy should also include national, state, and college/institutional scholarship applications.,4636,7-372--471235--,00.html
See website for datesCollege Board Opportunity ScholarshipsvariesThe College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million worth of scholarships each year. Complete tasks throughout your senior year and earn a chance for a scholarship. For example, complete your FAFSA and earn a chance at a $1,000
RollingGoals and Glory - Schyler Herman Scholarship1,o00To be eligible for a Schyler Herman Scholarship, please complete the form below and send us a story about your overcoming an injury, a challenging traumatic event, a loss of a loved one, or any other difficulty or hardship, and about how sports helped you or motivated you – mostly, what it meant to you. Instead of submitting a story, you may also arrange to have an interview with us. See link for more info and to apply.
11/12/2021American Legion Oratoricalup to $2,000A contestant must register with their American Legion, Department of Michigan by November 12, 2021. The Zone Chairman will notify you of the dates, times, and locations of all contests at the District and Zone level.
12/1/2021Hagan Scholarshipup to $12,000The Hagan Scholarship is designed to help motivated, high need (Pell-eligible at any level), high ability students with moderate family financial resources who attend select rural or rural-serving schools to attend, and graduate from, college debt-free. See attached letter and FAQ for more information.

To determine Pell Grant Eligibility, please look at your SAR after completing your FAFSA.
Hagan Letter

12/20/2021Michigan Elks Assoc. Gold Key Scholarship$2000 per yr renewableScholarship is for students who are defined as physically challenged or eligible for special education services under the Federal guidelines, including 504's. Application to be completed online at If you would like to apply without SAT score, simply state "Not Available" in that question. Same for Class Rank. Deadline extended to 12/20/21.
1/31/2022Hutt Scholarships, Lake Michigan Credit Union$2,000You could win 1 of 20 $2,000 scholarships. Any senior who plans to attend college, university, trade school or other form of higher educaiton. Applicants are asked to write an original essay that explores the topic "There's something special about each and everyo one of us. Tell us about the you of today, and what we can expect to see in the you of tomorrow"
2/15/2022Get To FoundationvariesThe Get To Foundation was established following the tragic death of Benjamin Jones in 2020, a former Michigan high school and collegiate student-athlete and head coach of the Cranbrook-Kingswood varsity football team. Ben lived by his "Get To" motto, challenging others to consider obstacles as opportunities and adopt a "get to" versus a "have to" mentality. He used to tell his players and teammates, "We get to play football today!" when they complained about practice. See link for more information and to apply.Get to Foundation Scholarship
2/17/2022MEA Scholarshipup to $1450For dependents of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing. See website for more information.
3/1/2022EEqual Scholarship Awards Programup to $8000This scholarship is available to students expierencing homelessness, housing instabilty or household incomes under $26,500. It can be used for any type of higher education including: community colleges, trade school/trade certifications/bachelors degree, etc. EEqual Scholarship Awards Program
3/1/2022Charlevoix County Community FoundationvariesMany scholarships are offered on the Charlevoix County Community Foundation website. Though most scholarships are for Charlevoix students, there are some for PHS students as well. Well worth applying! See attached link for tutorials and to apply. Important: Use personal email (not school email) when applying.
3/1/2022Christ Child of Northern Michigan$1500 (several)For students attending a community college, technical or vocational school, college or university in Michigan. Selections will be based on financial need as well as academic achievement.Christ Child Scholarship
3/11/2022Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation ScholarshipsvariesA total of 39 scholarships are available for students who will be attending community college, university, or trade and vocational programs in the 2022-23 academic year. Eligibility and selection criteria vary by scholarship and include financial need, academic excellence, community service or pursuit of a particular field of study. Scholarships are available for non-traditional students, homeschool students and adults continuing their education. Some areas of study include building trades, hospitality, culinary arts, nursing or allied health and education. See attached link for more information and to
3/15/2022Zonta Club of Petoskey Young Women in Public Affairs Awards$1,000-$5,000These awards recognize young women for their commitment to volunteerism, volunteer leadership achievements, and dedication to empowering women worldwide. See attached Poster and Application for more information.Petoskey Zonta Club Poster
Petoskey Zonta Club Application
3/18/2022W.W.Fairbairn & Sons, Inc.$5,000Trade field scholarship for construction trades such as: Plumbing Heating HVAC, Carpentry, Electrial, Masonry, Heavy Equipment Operating, Welding. See attahced letter for more details. Mail your submission to address on letter.WW Fairbairn letter with Application Detail
3/21/2022Crooked Tree Arts Council Scholarshipup to 4 ($1000)For graduating seniors pursuing fileds of study in the arts. This include visual arts, performing arts, theatre, dance and music. See link for more information and to apply.
Crooked Tree Arts Center Scholarhip Application
4/1/2022Emmet County Farm Bureau$250The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for a senior high school student to attend college. (Applicants, or their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), must be a member of Emmet County Farm Bureau.) Membership affiliation may be agriculture or auto insurance related. Please verify membership with your parent(s) or legal guardian(s). Additional consideration will be given to a student who plans to major in a field of agricultural studies. One qualified applicant will be awarded $250.Emmet County Farm Bureau Scholarship
4/1/2022Petoskey Sunset Rotary and Frey Foundation Vocational ScholarshipThe Frey Foundation in partnership with the Rotary Club of Little Traverse Bay Sunset is offering Vocational Scholarships to Emmet County seniors and recent graduates. This application is for vocational training/programs only, and not intended for academic studies. Examples would include: skilled trades such as auto-mechanics, computer technology, CNA/EMT, boat building, culinary, etc. You are encouraged to read through the questions first, to determine what information you need. For additional questions, please contact jillandkentwarner@gmail.comFrey
4/1/2022Biardi Family Foundation and Petoskey Sunset Rotary Industrial Arts Institute Scholarship(3) $2000The Baiardi Family Foundation in partnership with the Rotary Club of Little Traverse Bay Sunset is offering three $2,000 Vocational Scholarships to Emmet County seniors for the Industrial Arts Institute welding certification program in Onaway, MI. You are encouraged to read through the questions first, to determine what information is needed. For additional questions, please contact jillandkentwarner@gmail.comBaiardi - Industrial Arts Institute
4/1/2022Michigan Retailers Assoc. Scholarship12($3500)To be eligible, the student or his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of the MRA. The awards are not based on financial need. See attached for more information. MRA Scholarship Program
4/1/2022Michigan Sheriff's Association 2022 Criminal Justice Scholarship(5) $1000Created to provide support to young adults who aspire to further their education and develop a knowledge in Criminal Justice at a College or University in Michigan. See link for more information and to apply.Criminal Justice Scholarship
4/4/2022Rotary Club of Petoskey(5) $1000Awarding 5 scholarships to Emmet County High School Seniors attneding a college, university or accredited trade school program with 2.5 gpa or higher. Rotary Club of Petoskey
4/8/2022Petoskey Kiwanis Scholarship$1,000The scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a college, university, vocational/trade school regardless of location. The overall objective is to reward that student or students who have displayed outstanding service in our community and who can serve as a role model for younger students. Please see attached for more information and to apply.Petoskey Kiwanis Scholarship
4/8/2022PEA Scholarship(2) $500The Petoskey Education Association members impact thousands of students and hope to instill knowledge and a passion for learning. The Petoskey Education Association Scholarship fund has been established to encourage continuing education for graduates of Petoskey High School. Winners of this award will combine academic excellence with dedication to community service. Two $500.00 checks will be distributed to graduating seniors who have distinguished themselves as leaders, not only in the classroom, but also through their commitment and service to our school and community. See the link for more information and to apply.PEA Scholarship
4/15/2022PEF High School Senior ScholarshipsMultiple scholarships available, see website for more informationThe Petoskey Education Foundation awards the following scholarships to qualified graduating seniors. The application for these scholarships is available by clicking on the underlined title/link above. Completed applications for this scholarship must be returned electronically to the Petoskey Education Foundation email address,, no later than April 15. A new scholarship "William R Todd Scholarship" will be available and added in early March, so please check back!
4/15/2022PEF High School Undergraduate ScholarshipsMultiple scholarships available, see website for more informationPetoskey Education Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships are awarded to qualified Petoskey High School students currently in the 9th, 10th or 11th grade who have an interest in furthering their education by taking summer instructional programs related to science, technology, music, leadership, debate, visual arts or other academic endeavors. Scholarships up to the amount of $500 each will be awarded to eligible students for summer study. The application for these scholarships is available by clicking on the underlined title/link below. Completed applications for this scholarship must be returned electronically to the Petoskey Education Foundation email address,, no later than April 15.
4/15/2022Wallace C. Glasscock Memorial/Petoskey Lions Club$500Open to all graduating seniors that plan to continue their education.Pet Lions Club.Glasscock Scholarship (1).docx
4/15/2022Tip of the Mitt Scholarshipfull tuition NCMCThe Tip of the Mitt Scholarship is a scholarship designed for first generation college students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Students that are selected for the scholarship will receive full tuition to NCMC along with fees and textbooks paid for 4 consecutive semester or upon completion of an Associate’s degree or Certificate/Certificate of Development (whichever comes first). Click on link to apply!
This year we will be looking for both Seniors AND Juniors to apply, as we want to get the first cohort up and running in classes for the Fall 2022 semester. For those Juniors that are selected, there will be engagement opportunities at North Central designed to help students be better prepared for college, meet faculty/staff on campus and in general provide those students with more comfort in taking college courses before they start here after their senior year. Moving forward after this year, we will only be selecting Juniors.
Tipp of the Mitt Scholarship Details

4/15/2022Judge Ned Fenlon Scholarship2 at ($500)Made available by the Emmet County Democratic Party. See attached for application and details.Judge Ned Fenlon Scholarship
4/15/2022Judge Ned Fenlon Vocational Scholarship$500For a student going into a vocational training program. Made available by the Emmet County Democratic Party. See attached for application and details. Judge Ned Fenlon Vocational Scholarship
4/15/2022Haley Wilson Scholarship$1,500The Wilson family and Colleagues from Char Em Isd created the Haley Wilson Scholarship in her honor, to award annually to a student who has a dream of working in education, and who has demonstrated good citizenship through volunteering, school participation, and community service.Haley Wilson Scholarship Criteria
Haley Wilson Scholarship Application
4/15/2022SET SEG SKilled Trade Scholarship(20) $500The SET SEG Foundation believes in supporting Michigan public school students in the pursuit of enrichment opportunities that advance learning and create opportunities. With the shortage of skilled trade workers in Michigan, we want to help revitalize these career paths and support students in their professional pursuits. See attached for more informationa and a link to apply.
4/25/2022Brown Motors Scholarship$1,500This scholarship is designed to assist a student with college/trade school tuition who is
interested in pursuing a degree in a Career-Technical field; and emphasis in the
automotive field is preferred but not required. Recipient is eligible to reapply for $1500 scholarship; preference will be given to graduating seniors.
Brown Motors Scholarship Application
4/29/2022Spencer David Tibbits Memorial Scholarship$1,000Student eligible for graduation from Petoskey High School continuing his or her education at an accredited college, university or community college. The fund is meant to help those students who have both the vocational ability and the
intention to pursue a career helping others, but may not necessarily have the financial ability
to reach their full potential. See attached Criteria and Application for more information.

Spencer David Tibbits Memorial Scholarship
4/22/2022Jeffrey P. Bodzick Memorial Scholarship$3,000Eligible to 2022 Seniors. Essay on the life of Jeffery P. Bodzick and why he would be proud for you to receive this scholarship required.Jeffrey P. Bodzick Application
4/22/2022Sheridan Elementary Alumni Scholarship$500The Sheridan PTO would like to recognize a former member of our school family with a scholarship toward their post high school education. The candidate must have attended Sherida Elemetary for a minimum of three years. They must also show evidence of giving back to their community, and share a plan for their future.Sheridan Scholarship
4/22/2022Bay View Woman's Council$1,000Eligible to graduating seniors. Requires an essay entitled "How I Feel I Can Positively Impact My Community". Due by 4/22/2022 to the Counseling Office at PHS.Bay View Woman's Council Scholarship
5/31/2022Kirland Foundation ScholarshipsVariesThere is just one application for these foundation scholarships. After completion/submission the student will be considered for all of the scholarships that he/she is eligible for. There are many scholarships available!Kirtland Foundation Scholarship Info and Application
5/31/2022PB&J Scholarshipup t0 $1000This annual scholarship is for students, planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. With no GPA requirement, students are encouraged to apply as this scholarship is meant to be inclusive.PB&J Scholarship
6/1/2022James W Crofford, Jr. Memorial Scholarship(2) $2500The Board of Trustees of Bay Harbor Church is sponsoring the James W. Crofford, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Two Emmet County students will be awarded $2500 each. Please see attached link for more information and to apply.
Jim's vision for a welcoming place where all people are encouraged and equipped to explore deeper faith in God and deeper relationships in the community led to the formation of Bay Harbor Church. Jim passed away in 9/2021 and Bay Harbor Church is enduring his legacy.
James W. Crofford, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
6/30/2022El Dabe Ritter Scholarship$1,500At El Dabe Law, we passionately believe in and support the importance of a proper education. Without an education, many doors will remain closed. Going to school is an uphill battle – and if you don’t have the proper aid in place – you may end up never going to school. We make this easier for you, by offering our $1500 scholarship. This scholarship is our way of providing support to those who want a higher education. See link for more information.