Scholarship Information

Starting with the high school Class of 2023, students will be eligible for more financial aid from the State.  You must complete the FAFSA to demonstrate financial need and create a MiSSG Portal after filing the FAFSA.  For more information visit

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Here are some specific scholarships that we have heard about that you may be interested in:

Capital Area District Library has announced two $1000 Student Success Initiative Scholarship. Deadline is April 14, 2024. Check out THIS LINK for more information.

Hagan Scholarship application is now available for students with a 3.5+ GPA and a household income of less than $100,000. Check out for more information, deadline is March 1, 2024.

Highfields Aldinger Scholarship: if you or a family member has received services through Highfields, you can receive up to $1000 scholarship. For more information, click HEREDeadline is March 15, 2024.

Justice League of Greater Lansing: The Justice League of Greater Lansing is offering $5000 scholarships for students that are descendants of enslaved African Americans. For more information and to apply, go to Deadline is April 15, 2024.

Lansing Community College: Seniors planning to attend LCC next year, the Scholarship Application is now open through January 31, 2024. Click HERE for more info on the Scholarship Application process. Click HERE for the application. All students are encouraged to apply!

Michigan Elks Association: The Michigan Elks Association has the Gold Key Scholarship for up to $2,000/year (renewable) for students that qualify for Special Education services. Visit for more information.

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society has $1000 scholarships available to students interested in studying Earth Science, Geology, Lapidary Arts, Mineral Arts, and other related fields. Check out THIS link for more information. Your application must be submitted by February 20.

Michigan Retailers Association: If your parent/guardian is a member of MRA, you're encouraged to apply for a scholarship by 4/1/2024, check out

Michigan Society of Professional Engineers has a scholarship opportunity for students planning to study Engineering in college, deadline is February 17. Check out this link for more information:

Nuts, Bolts, and Thingamajigs: Scholarships for students pursuing degrees that will lead to manufacturing careers. Application windows are July 1 to Sept 30 for Spring, and Jan 1 to March 31 for Fall.

Peacemaker Award: Students that have demonstrated a commitment to peace & social justice are encouraged to apply for the Tom Schneider Peacemaker Award by 4/1/2024, visit for more info.

Tomkins Township residents that plan to attend a Michigan college or university, and study agriculture, engineering, health care, or education are encouraged to apply for a scholarship through the Jackson Community Foundation. Check out THIS LINK for more information.

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!  

MI Scholarship Search: data base for place-based scholarships in Michigan

Big Future Scholarships by the College Board

Unigo Scholarship