Category: Outside Scholarships

Scholarship announcements. These posts will appear on the FinAid homepage.

Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be at least 18 years old as of the date of application
  • Must be a permanent legal U.S. resident physically residing in the fifty United States of America or the District of Columbia
  • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States
  • This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations

Application Requires the Following:

  • Application
  • Essay

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: June 30, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution

Application Requires the Following:

  • Essay

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information and essay topic.

Deadline: June 12, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

Cobell Scholarship Program

Eligibility:

The Cobell Scholarship was established as the result of the Cobell v. Salazar settlement. It is
competitive, awarded on merit first then disbursed based on unmet need, non-renewable, and
available to any post-secondary (after high school) individual who is; an enrolled member of a US
Federally Recognized Tribe, enrolled in full-time study and is degree seeking.

Applicants must plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public or private institution. Applicants must be pursuing a vocational certificate or diploma, associate’s, bachelors, masters, doctoral or professional degree, or certificate. The most updated information is always
available on the Cobell Scholar homepage and Online Application Student Information System (OASIS),
or by contacting IEI.

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information.

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

Burress Injury Law – Underdog Scholarships

Amount:  1 – $5,000; 2 – $2,500

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Demonstrated record of community or volunteer service.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university for the 2022-2023 academic year

Application Requires the Following:

  • Essay – 500 words or less
  • Proof of enrollment

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information.

Deadline: June 15, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

Growing Your Community Scholarship – From Kaine Law

Amount:  $1,500

Eligibility:

  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Admitted to or enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate school in the U.S.
  • OR Enrolled in an accredited high school in the U.S. (AND admitted to a accredited college)
  • Agree to the terms and conditions of the Growing Your Community Scholarship

Application Requires the Following:

  • Essay – 1,000 to 1,500-words describing your dedication to your school & the local community at large
  • Provide proof of enrollment or acceptance into accredited institutions

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information.

Deadline: June 15, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

Fall 2022 Elite Lawyer Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Education will continue through at least the Fall 2022 semester
  • At least 18 years old
  • Current GPA of at least 3.0
  • U.S. Citizen

Application Requires the Following:

  • Application
  • Essay or video

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: July 7, 2022

Hoggatt Injury Law – Children of Injured Workers Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Your parent has been affected by a work-related injury
  • You are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university through at least the Spring 2022 semester
  • You are a U.S. citizen
  • You are at least 18 years of age
  • You have a current cumulative GPA of at least 2.5

Application Requires the Following:

  • Application
  • Essay
  • Documentation of parent’s work injury
  • Current transcript

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: July 1, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

1st Art Gallery Art & Design Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • You are a high school student graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school, OR
  • You are a student currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school
  • Your discipline is among the following: Arts – fine arts, music, performing arts on visual arts. Natural science – biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy or earth science. Social science – anthropology, economics, geography, political science, sociology or history. Or languages, linguistics, literature, mathematics. Philosophy, psychology or religious studies

Application Requires the Following:

  • Art students need to submit a piece of art that makes them proud. This can be any type of art submission, including (but not limited to) a painting, photograph, statue, song, animation, video, film, illustration, story, poem, or any other type of art. Liberal Arts students should apply with a recent sample of their writing on any subject, limited to 2000 words.
  • Application form

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information.

Deadline: June 1, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

Textbook Nova Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or incoming students to an accredited educational institution within the United States as a full time student during the 2021 academic year
  • Undergraduate students of all majors are encouraged to apply

Application Requires the Following:

  • Essay
  • Entry form
  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance letter

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information.

Deadline: September 1, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.

BiOptimizers Annual Scholarship

Amount:  1st – $1,500, 2nd – $1,000, 3rd – $500

Eligibility:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university for the current financial year.
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 

Application Requires the Following:

  • Essay

Submit ApplicationsClick here for more information.

Deadline: September 6, 2022

Please note: This is an outside scholarship. Michigan Technological University is not affiliated with this scholarship. Michigan Tech does not endorse any specific website and are not responsible for the content on the website. We simply provide these links as a courtesy to you.