Seniors and parents, please check this section of our guidance office website often for any updates! Scholarships can be found from several different sources, national scholarships, state scholarships, school specific scholarships and local scholarships. Some scholarships are need based others are merit based only. Be very diligent in scholarship searching, remember you can continue to search for scholarships as a college student as well! A couple of good options for online scholarship searching are listed below, please choose one option that is best for you!
School Specific Scholarship Opportunities
Most school specific scholarship opportunities are determined when you apply for admission to college and your transcript information is reviewed. Pay attention to any communication you may receive from the colleges you’ve applied to so you don’t miss important information connected to extra steps needed to apply for any scholarships you are eligible to receive, such as competitions you need to attend. Also, pay close attention to admission deadlines for scholarship consideration!
Central Michigan University Scholarships
Eastern Michigan University
Grand Valley State University
Lansing Community College Online Scholarship Application Instructions
University of Michigan Flint Freshman Merit Scholarships
Washtenaw Community College Scholarships
Western Michigan University
Local Scholarship Opportunities
Pay close attention to these scholarship opportunities available through our Stockbridge community, as applications are received they will be added to this section of the website!
Deputy Grant Whitaker Memorial Scholarship Application - All completed application materials need to be turned in to Mr. Trapp in the main office by Friday May 11th!
Lions Club Scholarship Application – Due date is the Wednesday before spring break, all applications must be turned in to the guidance office before the end of the day on this date! A completed Stockbridge Lions Club Scholarship Community Service Log is required to document the required fifteen hours of community service done during your senior year. Please carefully read the Lions Club Scholarship Letter in order to see what type of community service is accepted for this scholarship.
The Livingston County Spartans - Textbook scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to graduating high school seniors residing in Livingston County who plan to attend Michigan State University.
Michigan High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Award – Farm Bureau Insurance sponsors the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Scholar-Athlete Award. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be available to high school seniors who meet the eligibility requirements.
Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation - A paper scholarship application is available from the guidance office , deadline to apply is April 1st. All Michigan graduating seniors planning to attend full-time an accredited college, university, trade or vocational school and are United States citizens are eligible to apply for this $1500 award!
Stockbridge Area Education Foundation Memorial Scholarship Application – Stockbridge Area Education Foundation Memorial Scholarships! Seniors an electronic copy of your completed scholarship application should be emailed to your school counselor by the Thursday before spring break!
Stockbridge Area Arts Council – This scholarship opportunity is available to any Stockbridge Junior/Senior High School graduating senior who is pursuing a future career in the arts!
Stockbridge Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship – Open to graduating high school seniors living within the Stockbridge Community Schools District who will be attending college, a trade school or another post-secondary institution.
Stockbridge Education Association Scholarship Application – Deadline to apply is the first Friday after spring break! Graduating seniors with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 are able to apply for this scholarship. Priority consideration will be given to those students planning to pursue a career in teaching.
Various Scholarship Opportunities Received in the Guidance Office
AAA Michigan Safety Patrol – Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to four graduating seniors attending a Michigan public, private or charter high school. Students must show proof of AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol participation in elementary or middle school, good academic standing and a strong record of involvement in the community and/or extra-curricular activities.
AXA Achievement Scholarships – The AXA Achievement Scholarship is awarded to fifty-two students nationwide, one receipient is selected from each state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Each state winner receives a scholarship award of $10,000. From that pool of state winners, ten are selected as national winners and receive an additional $15,000, bringing the national AXA Achievers’ total scholarship awards to $25,000 each.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarships – Abbott and Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within two weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.
The American Legion Department of Michigan Scholarships – Graduating seniors, check to see if you’re eligible for one of the many different scholarship opportunities available!
B Davis Scholarship – This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
Big Sun Scholarship – The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Burger King Scholarship – Scholarship 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 community service.
Capital Area School Employee Credit Union HS Scholarships – The Chubb/Hayes/Feeman Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is awarded to seven college-bound high school seniors. Winners were selected based on their academic achievement, community involvement, school activities, awards and honors, financial needs, recommendations, and an essay on financial literacy initiatives.
Disability Attorneys of Michigan Scholarship – This $1,000 scholarship is available for up to three high school seniors in the state of Michigan who plan on attending a four-year college/university or a two-year community college and whose parent(s) and/or guardian(s) are currently receiving disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration (including Social Security Disability and/or Supplemental Security Income programs) and/or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (including service-connected and/or non-service-connected pension programs).
Foot Locker Scholarship – Twenty Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money for their excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities.
Groth and Associates Scholarship – The Attorney’s at Groth and Associates have spent years in school learning how to help you in different aspects of law ranging from personal injury to business law. They understand the stresses of life and want to lend a hand outside of their normal duties. Their time in school has helped them all understand the importance of education. It takes hard work and perseverance to earn an education and they would like to reward you for your hard work by offering a scholarship to relieve a bit of the financial stress that education can bring. The scholarship awarded will be for $1,000 to one student to use towards furthering their education.
Horatio Alger Association Career and Technical Scholarship Program – Graduating seniors who plan to attend a community college or technical school in the fall and also plan to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient. Eligible students should apply online!
John George Jr. Student Loan Fund – To qualify for the John George, Jr. Student Loan Fund, applicants must be graduates of a Jackson County High School and plan to attend a Michigan state supported college or university. (Attendees of trade schools and job retraining are not eligible.) They must have maintained a high school grade point average of 2.25 or better, which they will be required to maintain in college.
Knights Templar Educational Foundation Scholarship – The Trust Fund created by the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America in 1922 is for the purpose of assisting worthy students to secure an education, thereby enabling them to become more useful members of our society and better citizens of the United States. The number of scholarships awarded in Michigan varies per year and are usually $1,000 – $1,500 each.
Michigan Education Association Scholarship – Throughout its long history, the Michigan Education Association has remained committed to quality education and retains a prominent leadership position as a strong advocate for public education. As one means of demonstrating its commitment to public education, the Michigan Education Association has established and offers this Scholarship to graduating seniors.
Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship Competition – The Michigan Retailers Association’s college scholarship competition begins in January each year. Applications are due by April 1. To be eligible, the student applicant or a parent or guardian must work at a business that is a member of our association. High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors may apply. Awards are $1,500 for public or private college students and $1,000 for community college or training institute students. Financial need is not a consideration.
Michigan Section - American Institute of Professional Geologists Scholarship - Any undergraduate student who is majoring in geology (or earth science), is at least a sophomore, and is attending a four‐year accredited college or university in the State of Michigan can apply. Also, the applicant must be a student member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists as of the deadline of scholarship submission.
National CO-OP Scholarship Application – Merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of our Partner Institutions.
RARE Everyday Hero Scholarship – The RARE “Everyday Hero” Scholarship is for high school seniors planning to attend a Michigan college, university or post secondary school after graduating. The purpose is to engage young people in identifying everyday heroes throughout our state and through the process of discovery and writing, to become inspired about life’s possibilities.
Winning students will receive a $2,500 scholarship toward tuition and honored at our annual Night of Heroes Dinner. The subject of the Everyday Hero essay may receive the RARE Everyday Hero Award and special recognition at the event. A selection committee will select the winners of the Everyday Hero Award.
Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program – This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home.
Rove Pest Control Scholarship – Rove Pest Control in Minneapolis is pleased to offer this scholarship opportunity, it’s open to high school students and graduates nationwide in the United States of America who have been accepted to a college or university. This award will be presented to a United States student for the following academic year in the amount of $500.00 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester. Although this scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field. This is an online scholarship application only.
Society of Women Engineers – Society of Women Engineers Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States. Applicants complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible.
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship – The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program was established to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who plan to attend college, technical, or vocational school, but may not be able to meet the expenses of a higher education without such aid and often do not qualify for other scholarships.