College Board Opportunity Scholarships: $500 (500): Earn a chance at a $500 scholarship for completing the FAFSA. 500 "Complete the FAFSA" scholarships will be awarded in October, November, and December.
Complete the additional 6 college planning steps for 6 separate chances at $500. When you finish all 6, you'll be entered into a drawing for a $40,000 scholarship (but you can still earn money even if you don't complete them all). For additional information, and to apply, go to https://opportunity.collegeboard.org.
Michigan Elks Association "Gold Key" Scholarship Program ($2,000/yr, renewable): Student must be a senior with special needs and have an IEP from the school. The local Elks lodge must sponsor the applicant, and all supporting documents need to to submitted by e-mail before December 1, 2021. Supporting documents include: completed application, transcript, parent letter regarding financial need, letter of acceptance from college or trade school, and letters of recommendation. (See Mrs. Eckstein in Guidance for submission details.)
Hagan Scholarship Foundation ($12,000/yr): Student must be a U.S. citizen and have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75. Student must enroll at an eligible 4-year university or college the first semester following high school graduation. Student must work 240 hours during the twelve months prior to fall semester college enrollment. Student must complete FAFSA and be Pell Grant eligible. Applications available online at https://haganscholarships.org/application/. Deadline: December 1, 2021.
Zonta International: Young Women in Public Affairs Award (amount varies): Student must be a female, age 16 - 19 by April 1st, be an active volunteer, and have experience in local or student government. (Having knowledge of Zonta's goals and programs is helpful.) Additional information and application may be found at https://www.zonta.org. Two confidential recommendations necessary as well as school enrollment verification. Deadline: March 1, 2022.
Ryan Fischer Legacy Scholarship ($5,000): Student must be a senior enrolled at and participating in MHSAA interscholastic ice hockey at a member school. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, be a graduating senior, and will have lettered, by the completion of his/her senior year, in at least two sports, one being hockey. For additional eligibility criteria, see application. Deadline: January 28, 2022. To apply online, and for additional information, go to https://www.RyanFischer.org.
MEA Scholarship (amounts vary): Student must be a dependent of a MEA member, and planning on attending a Michigan public degree-granting institution or vocational school. Academic achievement, school/community service, and extra-curricular activities will be considered. Two letters of recommendation required. Please apply online at https://mea.org/mea-scholarship/. Deadline: February 17, 2022.
GRBS Perseverance Scholarship ($1,000): Student needs to either make a video, or write an essay, regarding a hardship he/she has had to overcome in life. (More details found on application.) Applications may be found online at /docs/district/depts/146/grbs perseverance scholarship 2022.pdf?id=1199, or outside the Guidance Department in the senior hallway. Deadline: March 13, 2022.
List of scholarships by state
List of national scholarships
NROTC Scholarship Program: Additional information can be found at https://www.nrotc.navy.mil.