Scholarship Information

Leslie High School is happy to announce a new local scholarship for $500 called #73 Bill Welhusen Memorial Scholarship.  You must have played football to qualify.  Because it's new, it was not included on the General Scholarship Application form, but you may add it at the bottom.  Just write in on the bottom of the General Scholarship Application:   #73 Bill Welhusen Memorial Scholarship.  You must also complete a writing prompt.  The prompt is available in Student Services.  Deadline to apply is Friday, March 17. Turn all completed materials into Mrs. Frohriep in Student Services.  

PDF DocumentJAFTICA Scholarship - Deadline is March 17, 2017

  • A $2,500 scholarship for one academic year, with a potential for renewal for three additional year.

  • Must be a Leslie High School senior who intends to major at a 4-year institution (this includes students planning to transfer from a 2 year program).

  • You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be entering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program. 

  • The Leslie High School General Scholarship application must be completed (available on March 1, 2017) as well as a creative project (specific details can be found by clicking above).

PDF DocumentGrace Lutheran Church of Leslie Scholarship Program - Deadline is March 31, 2017 at 10am

  • Grace Lutheran Church of Leslie is offering up to $1,500.00 in scholarships to be awarded to graduating Seniors who plan to continue their education either at a College, University or Technical Program.

  • Expectations for the scholarships include providing references, graduation and grade results and an essay discussing what your faith in Christianity means to you and how it has helped you in your life’s journey. 

  • Applications are available by clicking above, in Student Services, or from the Church by calling 589-0250 or stopping at the church located at 212 South Sherman Street. Office hours for the church are:  Monday from 10 – 4:30, Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 – 4pm.

External LinkThe Great Scholarship Program - Deadline is March 31, 2017

  • They are awarding $250 to $1,500 in tuition and cosmetology tools. 
  • You must be going into cosmetology to apply.  

PDF DocumentCASE Credit Union Scholarships - Deadline is March 31, 2017

  • They have eight scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. 
  • Applicants must be college-bound seniors, show financial need, and be (or become) a member of CASE Credit Union to be eligible.  

External LinkThe Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) - Submitted by April 1, 2017 

  • MRA is holding a scholarship competition.  They are anticipating awarding 17 $1500 scholarships. 

  • These awards will not be based on financial need.  To be eligible you or your parents must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA. 

  • To apply click on the link above, then look under "Members Benefits" tab. 

  • Applications must be requested by March 15.

PDF DocumentTom Schneider Peacemaker Award - Deadline is April 1, 2017

  • The Peace Education Center is offering the award amount of a minimum of $500. 

  • To qualify you must graduate from a high school in the mid-Michigan area in the spring of 2017, describe how you have worked for social justice and peace issues at school, in the community and beyond, outline your plans to continue your active efforts toward peace and justice in your future endeavors, and submit 2 letters of reference. 

  • To apply pick up an application in Student Services.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2017.  

External LinkAeroquip Credit Union - John Park III Scholarship Awards - Postmarked by April 7, 2017 

  • (1) $1500, (1) $1000, (1) $500 

  • To qualify, you must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a primary member of the Aeroquip Credit Union, must submit one written recommendation from a non-relative, include an official transcript of your grades, and write an essay on the importance of good financial credit history.  

  • Click on the link above to download the scholarship application.

External LinkBaker College Scholarships - Deadline for the formal application is May 1, 2017 

  • The Board of Regents Scholarship is worth up to $24,000 and the Baker College Career Scholarship is worth up to $6400. 

  • The scholarships are decided based on academic achievement. 

  • All interested students need to fill out and mail a "request for information" card.  Baker will then send you a formal application.  You can find the cards in Student Services or by clicking the link above.    

  • There are a limited number of scholarship awards available, and all students are encouraged to complete their applications sooner than later!

External LinkThe "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship - Deadline is June 1, 2017

  • A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. 

External LinkThe "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program - Deadline is June 1, 2017

  • A $1,000 scholarship for high school seniors interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

  • To find eligibility information along with the online application click on the link above.

External LinkThe"Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship - Deadline is June 1, 2017

  • This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. 

External LinkThe Aspiring Nurse Scholarship - Deadline is midnight on June 30, 2017 

  • The Nursing Schools Almanac website will award $1,000 to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and a passion for the nursing profession and healthcare.  

  • The scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

  • Click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage.  

External Link2017 Kelsey's Law Distracted Driving Scholarships - Deadline is August 31, 2017

  • For Junior and Seniors they are offering 4 scholarships ranging in amounts from $2000 to $500. 

  • You need to submit a persuasive message that shows how you would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving.  Messages may be in the form of a video, graphic or Tweet that resonates with teens and influences their driving behavior. 

External LinkThe Wendy's High School Heisman -Phase 1 Deadline is October 4, 2017

  • They are looking to award scholarships to students who excel in athletics, academics, and community leadership.  

External LinkAquinas College Scholarships

  • Acquinas College offers several scholarships based on a student's academics to leadership qualities. 

External LinkNorthern Michigan University Scholarships

  • NMU is offering several scholarships to students with academic achievement. 

  • You are automatically considered for the Wildcat Achievement Scholarship when you apply. 

  • It consists of five levels based on your HS GPA and your SAT test score. 

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PDF DocumentFastweb Scholarship Guide

Below is a list of additional scholarship resources.  Sometimes the website creators contact us to post their information on our website.  While we check to make sure they have free resources, we do not thoroughly investigate each site.  Please feel free to give Student Services your feedback; if you find one that asks you to pay or seems unhelpful, let us know so we can update our listings.  Thanks for your help!  

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