Find several scholarships at: www.studentscholarships.org
They include the Davidson Fellows, Gilbraitti, Odenza Marketing, 10 Words or Less, and the BBG Communications Scholarships.
Applications for the The Paul Wolbrink Scholarship and the Spring Lake Social Studies Prize are now available in the Guidance Office. These awards go specifically to Spring Lake seniors. The Wolbrink is based on English and writing skills, and SL SSP is for students who have excelled in our Social Studies curriculum. The deadline is March 1, 2013.
The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) has at least 30 scholarships of $1,000 each for students whose parent(s) are employed by a business who is a member of the MRA. Go to: www.retailers.com
and look under the “Education and Events” tab for the link to the application. You can also call: 800-366-3699 to have an application sent to you. Applications must be requested by March 15, 2013 and submitted by April 1, 2013.
Muskegon Community College has a variety of Performance-Based Scholarships in Music, Art, Theater, Dance, English, Life Science, Math/Physical Science, Instrumental Music, Physical Education/Health/Recreation, Industrial Manufacturing Technology, and Business. You must include a transcript with the application. The deadline is April 1, 2013.
Grand Valley State University is accepting applications for the Mary Jane Dockery Science Scholarship worth $1,500. An essay, two recommendations, and a strong interest in science are selection criteria. Applications are in the Scholarship file. The deadline is March 8, 2013.
The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation scholarship applications are now available online at: www.ghacf.org/scholarships/application.htm
Every year, Spring Lake students win thousands of dollars through the Foundation…so don’t delay. The deadline is Friday March 1, 2013.
The Spirit of Youth Scholarship and other scholarships are available for children and grandchildren of Veterans. For an application and information go to: www.michalaux.org
The deadline for these scholarships vary…either March 1, 2013 or March 15th,2013.
The Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation is accepting applications for a $2,000 scholarship. Selection criteria include scholarship, leadership, financial need, and a dedication to the civil rights principles of Rosa L. Parks. A transcript and 3 letters of recommendation are also required. Get an application in the Guidance Office or at: www.rosaparksscholarshipfoundation.org
The completed application must be postmarked by March 1, 2013.
The Community Foundation for Muskegon County is offering its annual Henrik Olving Award for the Gifted. This goes specifically to a SpringLake HS student! Candidates must exhibit an outstanding gift or talent in any field, regardless of financial need or academic achievement. A completed application and two letters of recommendation are also required. The deadline is March 1, 2013. GET MOVING ON THIS!
The American Legion Auxiliary is offering the Medical Career Scholarship ($500) for descendants of Veterans. Grades, financial need, and 3 letters of recommendation are part of the selection criteria. A copy of parental or grand-parental discharge papers must accompany the application. The deadline is March 15, 2013.
Were you a “Safety” in elementary school? AAA Michigan is offering its AAA School Safety Patrol Scholarship worth $1,000. Selection criteria include a personal letter of introduction, 2 letters of recommendation, an ACT score of 21 or higher, and a 3.0 or higher GPA. You must also have proof (safety patrol certificate or letter from elem. Principal) of participation in the program. Get your completed application and documentation to Mr. Coughenour by April 12, 2013.
Attention future teachers! The Michigan Education Association (MEA) awards scholarships ($1,300) to students pursuing careers in education. Selection criteria include: academic achievement, school and community service, extracurricular involvement, and two letters of recommendation. Stop in the Guidance Office for details and an application. The deadline is February 8, 2013.
Interested in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice? The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Association is offering its yearly Deputy David Lee Steenwyk Scholarship which is worth up to $4,000. A minimum 3.0 GPA, an essay, and community involvement are some of the selection criteria. Get started on your application today. The deadline is March 1, 2013.
The Michigan Oil and Gas Producers Education Foundation (MOGPEF) is offering scholarships of at least $500 to students who pursue a degree in a field that will help them obtain full time employment in the crude oil and natural gas industry. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Applications are in the Guidance Office. The deadline is April 2, 2013.