Category Archives: Announcements

Aura Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship 2016-2017

Purpose: Provide a scholarship for a student currently enrolled in a health-related program.

Amount: Two recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship

Award Criteria: Applicant must be a resident of Baraga County with preference given to an Aura resident. Applicant must be currently enrolled and on sophomore standing or higher at a college or university or be accepted into a 2 year program in a health-related program and should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Applicant Process:

  •  A letter including contact information
  • A short essay stating intent to apply for this scholarship
  • Two personal/character references with contact information
  • Recent/current grade report or transcript indicating major and cumulative GPA

For more information please contact:

Mary Williams, Vice President
13224 Shore Rd
L’Anse, Michigan 49946
Phone: (906) 524-5551

NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest

The NASCAR/Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship offers college students an opportunity to learn and become involved in STEM, a key area of importance to the success and future of GM and the motorsports industry.

Four selected winners will be awarded a scholarship, and an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience at a NASCAR race, including a tour of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, pace car rides and meet-and-greets with Team Chevy drivers and Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Program Manager, Alba Colon. Students can submit a 90-second video that describes a STEM related racing application and its significance to motorsports. Entrees will be judged on technical accuracy, creativity and production value. The deadline to enter is Saturday, October 15, 2016.

To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled, at least part-time, in an accredited college or university within the United States, including Puerto Rico, be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of entry and submit a YouTube link through the scholarship website.

See this Michigan Chronicle article for more details: Chevrolet, NASCAR announce Diversity Scholarship Contest for STEM

For more information or to submit an entree, visit http://chevyscholarship.nascardiversity.com.

Asthma & Allergy Scholarship

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), asthma affects approximately 25.9 million Americans and more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. With Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May, it is our pleasure to contribute to the effort to raise awareness with the first ever National Garage Door Atlanta Asthma and Allergy Scholarship. This scholarship is intended to assist one hard working, high achieving college student who lives with asthma or allergies.

Eligibility: Been diagnosed with asthma or suffer from any type of allergy
Currently enrolled students with a minimum GPA of 3.00

 
Application: Choose one of the topics below, and write a 500-1,000 work essay

  1. In what ways has having asthma or allergies shaped or changed your life plans? How did you go about confronting and overcoming these limitations to push forward with your goals?
  2. What’s one thing you think would make the biggest difference in how society treats asthma and allergies?
  3. If you could give one piece of advice to someone who has just learned they have asthma or allergies what would it be? Why?

Submit essay and Application form here.

Deadline: December 15, 2016
Amount: $1,000, one time

Ford Blue Oval Scholarship

The Ford College Network (FCN) is proud to announce  a $2000 scholarship available to students at Michigan Tech . Students who meet the following criteria are invited to email Andy Gutierrez at aagutier@mtu.edu to apply for the scholarship:

  • Students must be currently enrolled in an engineering, computer science, IT, or a business program at Michigan Tech
  • Students must express interest in the automotive industry*
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Sophomore or Junior class standing.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder and able to work in the United States
In order to be considered, applicants must explain their interest in the automotive industry in 2-3 sentences (no more, no less), which will be shared with Ford. In addition, applicants must be willing to share their contact information with the Ford College Network in order to receive information from Ford about important opportunities, including scholarships, internships, and Ford Motor Company’s on-campus recruiting visits.   Furthermore, this scholarship is non-renewable.
There is a rolling deadline for this scholarship.  Awards made in spring of each academic year. 

Music to Our Ears Scholarship

Furnace Record Pressing, believes there is an audiophile in each and every one of us. After all – who doesn’t love top quality sound? With the resurgence of vinyl records, this generation is being reintroduced to the unparalleled analog experience. As sound and duplication ambassadors, Furnace Record Pressing encourages all individuals to express themselves through music. That is why they have created the Music to Our Ears Scholarship.

Deadline: Due 10/31/2016
Awarded 11/30/2016

Application: In at least 500 words answer the following question,

“Music is a gift shared by everyone around the world. How have you shared the gift of music with those in your family, life, and community?”

Your application should include the following items: Include your essay as an email attachment with your full name, email address, mailing address, and a phone number at the top of your essay. Please include 1-2 sentences about yourself (What school, college or university you attend or plan to attend and your plans for the future)

Please submit the above documents to: eric@furnacemfg.com

Amount: $500, one time

Scholarship Link

 

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Future Innovator Scholarship Program – StudySoup

As a company driven to help students succeed, StudySoup knows that college is an important step along many career paths, but it can be expensive. Therefore, they are offering a $2,000 scholarship each semester to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of StudySoup’s core values:

  • Be a Knight
  • Make an Impact
  • Succeed Together

Deadlines: Fall Semester 2016: October 1st, 2016
Spring Semester 2017: March 1st, 2017

Application: Fill out Application online at https://studysoup.com/blog/scholarship/

Amount: $2,000 each semester

 

Biannual Discountrue Scholarship

Discountrue knows that the world can be tough, especially for university or college students, who have to face a lot of new expenses. This is why they decided to fund a special scholarship and choose one person who presents their writing abilities to receive $3,000 in order to alleviate the costs of studying at a U.S university or college.

Deadline: see scholarship Web site.

Application: Required materials should be e-mailed in PDF format to: scholarship@discountrue.com

  • your resume
  • an essay on the topic: “Why is it important to take care of our planet and how to get almost everyone involved?”, 900-1000 words long
  • proof of legal residency in the United States

Amount: $3,000 Biannually (January & June)

Scholarship Link

Best Colleges.com: Scholarships for Single Mothers & Fathers

Best Colleges.com provides resources for students and lists several scholarship and grant opportunities that Tech students may be eligible for.

Scholarships are financial aid that are awarded based on the merit and academic achievement of the student applicant. Anyone can apply for scholarships, as they are offered according to individual merit and not necessarily financial need.

Deadline: varies

Criteria: varies

Amount: varies

Scholarship Link