Scholarships

Tips for Applying For Scholarships:
1. Scholarships take time and effort: The more you invest, the greater the potential returns.
2. The sooner you start the process, the better!
3. There are NO guarantees of receiving the award for which you apply.
4. Save all work and reuse as applicable to other scholarships.  Be sure you tailor all information according to scholarship instructions.

Free Scholarship Databases:
Other potential scholarship sources include: College or University Website, Banking Institutions, Employers, Faith-based Organizations, Local VFW Posts

For additional online college resources click the "College Resources" link on the left. 

Scholarship Listings:
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Deadline: June, 15, 2015

For juniors and seniors registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.
http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
 
Airforce/Marines/Navy ROTC Scholarship
Fall & Spring deadlines – Award up to $180,000.00

Contact Military reps for more information:
Airforce: Ssgt. Kassandra Peters kassandra.peters@us.af.mil or 810.614.8084
Marines: Sergeant Michael Mominee 248.332.1992
Navy: Rep. Art Stoddard 248.334.0916
 
American Legion Dept. of Michigan Scholarships
Deadlines: Varies

If you have a parent or grandparent who is a veteran, check out their website for many scholarship opportunities: http://www.legion.org/scholarships
 
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships
Deadline: Varies

If you have a parent or grandparent who is a veteran, check out their website for many scholarship opportunities: http://michalaux.org/scholarships/

American Polish Engineering Association
Deadline: April 11, 2015

For students of Polish background with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
Applications in the OHS Counseling Office

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship 2015 - Nursing Schools Almanac
Deadline: June 30, 2015

Scholarship competition is open to all US high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing.
Application online: http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/2015-aspiring-nurse-scholarship
 
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Deadline: February 27, 2015 5:00 p.m
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High school seniors and current undergraduates  who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2015-2016, who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry: https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org/
 
Burger King Scholars Program
Open to high school seniors who are employees of Burger King or their dependent children can apply
www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
 
Caretenders Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2015

For students attending an accredited university, college, trades or technical school in the fall of 2015 who are residents of the United States or Canada who will be attending school in the U.S. or Canada.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/available.php
 
CHS Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: April 1, 2015

For high school seniors graduating in the spring and attending college in fall of 2018 with a plan to pursue an agricultural degree and/or be pursuing a STEM field with an interest in agriculture at a college or university within the United States.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10936/chs_foundation_scholarships_scholarship.php
 
Coca - Cola Scholars Competition
Deadline: October 31 of Senior Year

Senior, academic achievement, leadership, community service: www.coca-colascholars.org
 
Elks National Foundation Scholarships
Deadlines: Varies

Any child or grandchild of an Elks Lodge member should review the scholarship opportunities on their website.
http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/
 
Fabric of Society/Stifel Scholarship Essay Contest 2015
Deadline: March 16, 2015

For seniors of 2015:  Submit an essay that may be published. For information of rules, regulations and application please email:fabricofsociety@stifel.com
 
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 8, 2015

Apply online through: www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
 
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
Deadline: June 15, 2015

For students currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by no later than the fall of 2015 with a minimum of 2.5 GPA.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10502/global_lift_equipment_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2015

For students attending a college or university no later than September 30, 2015 with a minimum of 2.5 GPA.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10856/lifestyle_dentistry_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Lift Parts Express Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2015

For high school seniors or freshman/sophomores in a college or university enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the fall of 2015: http://www.forkliftpartsmichigan.com/

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Requirements: For children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen pursing a post-secondary education at any accredited school: www.mcsf.org
 
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Deadline: March 30, 2015

For students between 16 and 25 with at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award with a GPA of 2.5 or higher: http://www.odenzascholarships.com/marketingscholarship.php
 
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2015

For students attending a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015 and be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer: http://www.mortgagebrokersburnaby.com/mortgagebrokersburnaby.php
 
QuestBridge is a non-profit organization that aims to increase the number of outstanding low-income students who attend and excel at selective colleges. Questbridge offers full college scholarships and scholarships to attend college summer programs at schools like Harvard, Stanford, and Yale. Visit www.questbridge.org 
 
SP $10,000 Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015

For students at least 13 years old who are legal residents of the U.S. or Puerto Rico that will enroll in a college or university in the U.S.: http://www.studentscholarships.org/SP_Scholarship_Program.php

10 Words or Less Scholarship
Deadline: June 15, 2015

For students between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the fall of 2015.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
OHS LOCAL  SCHOLARSHIPS
 
AMVETS Walter Fraser Post 108 Scholarships 2015
Deadline: April 20, 2015

Oxford High School seniors with a minimum of a 2.75 GPA or higher who are also involved in school and community activities.  Applications in the OHS Counseling office

Banacholski Scholarship
Deadline: May 4, 2015

Oxford High School graduating senior, minimum or two AP or IB HL classes with a 3.0, two extra-curricular activities, pursuing a STREAM field of educations (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math), and positive character qualities.  Applications in OHS Counseling Office.



Bud Rowley Athletic Scholarship
Deadline: April 2, 2015
For Oxford High School students who must have good standing and who have earned a varsity letter in two sports.
Applications in the OHS Counseling office

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Several opportunities for college bound individuals seeking scholarship opportunities.
https://cfsem.org/scholarships

Daniel Axford / Oxford Elementary Alumni Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015

For graduating seniors that attended Daniel Axford Elementary or Oxford Elementary School.
Applications in the OHS Counseling office


David’s Faith and Hope for Life Foundation
Deadline: March 16, 2015

For high school seniors who showcase athletic and academic success as well as community involvement.
Applications in the OHS Counseling office or at: http://faithhopelife.com/scholarship/
 
Detroit Association PHI BETA KAPPA
Deadline: April 3, 2015

For students attending Wayne State University with a minimum of 3.75 GPA.  Applications in the OHS Counseling office

James "Jamie" Charles Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Requirements: Senior attending Oxford High minimum of 3 years, Consistent participation in at least on extracurricular activity either at school or in the community, and good attitude, citizenship, community involvement, friendship and sportsmanship.
Applications in the OHS Counseling Office.

John Luttig Scholarship Fund Scholarship Criteria
Deadline: March 31, 2015
For students that have confirmed acceptance into the B.S. Architecture program at LTU with a minimum of 3.25 GPA.

https://www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships

Joseph P McMahon / McDonald's of Oxford Scholarship Award
Deadline: April 30,2015
-For Oxford senior students with a 3.0 or better GPA
-Have held a part-time job during their senior year
-Involved in extra-curricular activities
-Demonstrate Leadership
-Accepted to a accredited College, University or Trade School
Applications available in the OHS Counseling Office.


Lakes Community Credit Union Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 27, 2015

For graduating seniors who are members of the Credit Union or graduating seniors who live in Oakland County who have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA. Students must also be accepted into a community college, university or trade school and have success in academics or community involvement.  Applications in the OHS Counseling office
 
Lapeer County Republican Party Scholarship 2015
Deadline: March 16, 2015

For graduating seniors in Lapeer County who have established residency prior to the beginning of the school year, who are registered to vote or agree to register within 30 days of their 18th birthday with a minimum GPA of 2.5 in their last two years of high school.  Applications in the OHS Counseling office.
 
Michigan Education Association (MEA) Scholarship
Deadline: February 27, 2015

Dependent of MEA member or MEA retired member, high school senior, acceptance to Michigan college.
Application on web site: ww.mea.org/mea-scholarship
 
Michigan Council of Women in Technology
Deadline: January 30, 2015

Requirements: High School Senior, 3.0 GPA, accepted to a Michigan University, Majoring in Information Technology program, US citizen.  Application:  www.mcwt.org
 
Michigan State University Alumni Club of Oakland County
Deadline: March 27, 2015

For Oakland County High School Seniors who plan to attend Michigan State University for 2015/2016 with a 3.5 GPA or higher: www.MSUOakland.com
 
NALS of Michigan Scholarship Award
Deadline: January 15, 2015

Requirements: HS Senior, 3.0 GPA, enrolling in a Michigan school of advanced education in the legal field.
Application: http://www.nalsofmichigan.org/Scholarship.html

North Oakland Chapter of Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel Scholarship
Deadline: April 23, 2015
For students with a minimum of 2.0 GPA or higher and who come from the nine public school districts represented in North Oakland County: Avondale, Brandon, Clarkston, Holly, Lake Orion, Oxford, Pontiac, Rochester and Waterford.
Applications in the OHS Counseling office

Oakland Community College - Chancellor's Scholarship
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Must be an Oakland County high school student, Minimum GPA of 3.0, submit transcript, application to Oakland Community College on file (www.oaklandcc.edu), ang graduate by June prior to college attendance.
www.oaklandcc.edu/FinAid/Forms/ChancellorScholarshipHSSpplication.pdf 


Oakland County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline: March 25, 2015

Requirements: Enrolled in a major agricultural-related program of study and must have participated in an agriculture activity as part of their 4-H project experience. Applications in the OHS Counseling office

Orion Art Center - Joan Brace Scholarship Competition
Deadline: May 15, 2015

For graduating students of the class of 2015 from school districts surrounding the Orion Art Center and intending to major in the visual arts at an accredited college.
Application in the OHS Counseling Office
 
Orion/Oxford Soccer League, Ltd.
Deadline: April 1, 2015

For senior students that have played soccer for their respective school for at least two seasons with a minimum of a 2.75 GPA. Applications in the OHS Counseling office.
 
Oxford American Legion Auxiliary Unit 108 Walter Fraser Post 108 Scholarships 2015
Deadline: April 20, 2015

Oxford High School seniors with a minimum of a 2.75 GPA or higher who are also involved in school and community activities. Applications in the OHS Counseling office.
 
Oxford American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108 Scholarships 2015
Deadline: April 20,215

Oxford High School seniors with a minimum of a 2.75 GPA or higher who are also involved in school and community activities. Applications in the OHS Counseling office.

Oxford Education Association Scholarship 2015
Deadline: April 29, 2015
For seniors interested in majoring in the field of Education with good academic standing, on track to graduate and involvement in school and community activities.
Applications in the OHS Counseling office


Oxford Junior Wildcats College Scholarship-Cheerleader
Deadline: April 27, 2015
For students with a minimum of 2.5 GPA who are involved in community service, school activities and have earned a Varsity Letter.
Applications in the OHS Counseling office

Oxford Junior Wildcats College Scholarship-Football Player
Deadline: April 27, 2015
For students with a minimum of 2.5 GPA who are involved in community service, school activities and have earned a Varsity Letter.
Applications in the OHS Counseling office

Oxford Lions Club
Deadline: April 20, 2015

Seniors students residing in the Oxford School District, Minimum GPA of 2.0
Applications in the Oxford High School Counseling Office

Oxford Rotary Scholarship
Deadline: April 20, 2015

Senior students residing in the Oxford School District, Minimum GPA of 3.2
Applications in the Oxford High School Counseling Office

Oxford Rotary - John & Virginia Hubbard Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 20, 2015

Graduating senior, Member of the Boy's or Girls' Golf Team, Residing in boundaries of Oxford Community Schools, Minimum GPA of 3.2, and commitment to complete program of study for which stipend is requested.

Oxford Women’s Club
Deadline: March 23, 2015

Requirements: Graduating seniors living within Oxford School District or attending an Oxford area school with a grade point average of at least a 2.0 based on a 4.0 scale.
http://www.oxfordhs.portal.rschooltoday.com/page/3455e 
 
PHI DELTA KAPPA State of Michigan Chapter 1607 Prospective Educator Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 1, 2015

For high school seniors or undergraduates seeking a career in education.  Applications in the OHS Counseling office
 
Rosa Parks Scholarships 2015
Deadline: March 2, 2015

For seniors with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA: www.rosaparksscholarship.org
 
SAE Detroit Section Scholarship
Deadlines: Vary

Qualified students who are interested in the study of engineering and related sciences: www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm
 
Society of Women Engineers- Detroit Section
Deadline: March 2, 2015

Requirements: Female senior student planning to attend college and pursue an engineering degree.
Application online:  www.swe.org 
 
Specs Howard School of Media Arts 2015 High School Scholarship Competition
Deadline: March 5, 2015  |  Test Day: March, 7 2015 at 9:30-11:00 AM

Awarding three full scholarships and six partial scholarships to high school seniors: www.specshoward.edu/scholarshiprules
 
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 2, 2015

For high school seniors and U.S. citizens who have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale that demonstrate financial need: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/
 
Stephen’s Soldiers Cancer Survivors’ Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2015

Requirements: Cancer survivor or current diagnosis with cancer, medical letter, high school senior, and resident of Wayne, Oakland, or Macomb County. Application and requirements available online at: stephenssoldiers.org

The Clark Fund A Michigan Non-Profit Corporation Annual Scholarship
Deadline: April 17, 2015

For seniors with a minimum of 2.8 GPA committed to completing the educational program.  Applications in the OHS Counseling office.

The Engineering Society of Detroit 2015 High School Student of the Year Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015
For students pursuing a career in the field of engineering or the life sciences and participate in volunteer activities with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
www.esd.org

The Stephen J. Mobley Memorial Scholarship 2015
Deadline: April 1, 2015

Requirements: Oxford High School graduate with 2.0 GPA or higher and submit an acceptance letter from College, University, or Trade School. For individuals pursing education in manufacturing, engineering, mechanical, and/or skilled trade fields. Applications in the OHS Counseling office
 
University of Michigan Dearborn Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Email:  msanticchia@uhy-us.com
 
University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit offers 12 unique scholarships.
Deadline: January 11, 2015

Criteria application, 31 on ACT, top 1% of class: umclubgreaterdetroit.org