Seniors:  Select each of the scholarship opportunities you wish to pursue, complete the required application and all required documentation needed and submit on your own before the deadline.  See Mrs. Powers with any questions you have.
  • KIWANIS CLUB OF JACKSON SCHOLARSHIP

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    Eligibility:

    Must live in Jackson County and attend either Jackson College, Baker College or Spring Arbor College

    Community service a must

    Successful in your academics

    Not a financial needs scholarship

     

    Application can be found at www.jacksonkiwanis.com

    Due date:  March 17, 2017 by 5 pm

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  • Michigan Masonic Lodge scholarship

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    ***APPLICATIONS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM MRS POWERS***

     

     

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  • THE WOMAN'S CLUB OF JACKSON STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

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    ELIGIBILITY:

     

    student must demonstrate excellence in both academic and community service

    scholarship is not need based

    Must be a graduating senior of the class 2017

    GPA must be 2.5 or higher

    Awards will be payable to the parent and student

     

    Award amount:  5 $2000 scholarships

    ****Applications may be obtained from Mrs. Powers****

    Due Date - April 1, 2017

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  • JACKSON COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL SCHOLARSHIP

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    Jackson County Association of Retired School Personnel Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Any current professional or support staff employee of a public school system which reports to MPSERS

    (Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System)

     Educational endeavors available from: •Four-year degree granting program institution

     Community college

     Technical/vocational institution in Michigan

     Seminars/workshops from Michigan professional organizations

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: April 1, 2017

    Application: https://www.marsp.org/our-foundation/scholarship-fund/

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  • SUPERPOWER SCHOLARSHIP

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    Superpower Scholarship

    Eligibility: Applicants must:

     Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

     Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

     Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of

    higher education

    Instructions:

    For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free

    college money. Use your imagination and become the superhero, or perhaps supervillain, you've always wanted

    to be. Would you live a life in a comic book universe or use your powers here in the real world? We want to

    know how you would use your super powers for good, or bad, even if it was just for the day.

    Submit an online written response for the question:

    "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?" (250 words or less)

    Award: $2,500

    Deadline: March 31, 2017

    Application: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/superpower-scholarship

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  • ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP

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    Odendza Marketing Group Scholarship

    Eligibility

     Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2015

     Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30th, 2015

    deadline.

     Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. (Current High School

    Students are also eligible.)

     Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

     Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

    Award: $500

    Deadline: March 30, 2017

    Application:

    http://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php

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  • NORMAL "TWEED" WEBB SCHOLARSHIP

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    Normal "Tweed" Webb Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Must be a current high school senior

     Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application

     Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

     Carrying a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

    Description:

    The Negro Leagues Committee (NLC) of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is pleased to announce

    their essay-writing contest for high school seniors. Please write an essay of 1,200 words or less, for the following

    question:

    "Who was Tweed Webb and what are his primary contributions to the history of the Negro Leagues?"

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: March 27, 2017

    Application: http://www.sabr.org/malloy

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  • ADVOCACY IN ACTION VIDEO CONTEST

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    Advocacy in Action Video Contest

    Eligibility:

     This scholarship is open to students who are currently in grades 9-12 at a U.S. school. (This includes

    homeschooled students.)

     Students do not have to be an American citizen to participate.

    Description:

    The basic criteria involves:

    1) addressing the risk from hazardous chemical facilities, and

    2) proposing at least one solution to this issue. You can talk about the facilities included in our interactive map, or

    about the unknown risks from additional facilities not included in the map.

    The categories include a 60-second public service announcement and a 5-7 minute documentary.

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: March 18, 2017

    Application: http://www.foreffectivegov.org/video-contest/faqs

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  • STAR SPANGLED BANNER FLAG HOUSE ESSAY CONTEST

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    Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Essay Contest

    Requirements:

     Essay must be no more than 300 words.

     Essay must be submitted through the online form at the scholarship provider's website - please do not e-mail or

    mail your essay.

     Essay must answer the question posed.

     Winner must be a high school senior and able to travel to Baltimore to read his/her essay aloud at the Flag House

    on June 14th.

    Description:

    This year on Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14th, the Flag House will award the annual Flag House Scholar Award and a

    scholarship in the amount of $1,812.00, generously donated by the National Chapters of the United States Daughters of the

    War of 1812, to a high school senior to put toward the college of his/her choice. The winner will be chosen by a panel of

    judges as a result of an essay submission.

    Award: $1,812

    Deadline: March 17, 2017

    Application: http://www.flaghouse.org/?page_id=340

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  • KIWANIS CLUB OF JACKSON SCHOLARSHIP

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    Kiwanis Club of Jackson Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Jackson County resident

     Graduating Jackson County senior (or be home-schooled who live in Jackson County)

     Plan to attend full-time a college or university within Jackson County (Baker College of Jackson, Jackson

    College, or Spring Arbor University)

     Must also show success in high school and exemplify the Kiwanis standards through extra-curricular activities,

    volunteer opportunities, and (if applicable) work experience.

    Application Requirements:

     A copy of your high school transcript with ACT or SAT scores

     Two letters of recommendation – only one can be from a teacher, counselor, or school administrator. A second

    recommendation letter can be from a past or present employer, a supervisor of your community service activity,

    or other responsible person who can vouch for your integrity, ability, and spirit of helping others.

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: March 17, 2017

    Application: http://jacksonkiwanis.com/Page/15598

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  • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HUMAN GENETICS ESSAY CONTEST

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    American Society of Human Genetics Essay Contest

    Eligibility and Instruction:

    This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on

    important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to be well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of

    understanding of the concepts related to the essay question. They are evaluated by ASHG members through three

    rounds of scoring.

    2017 Topic:

    Choose one modern example of gene therapy (since 2005), describe the disease or condition researchers are

    attempting to treat, and explain how the therapy/approach might repair the underlying cause of the disease or

    condition.

    Award: Varies from $100 - $1,000

    Deadline: March 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time

    Application: http://www.ashg.org/education/dnaday.shtml

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  • WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS

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    Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS)

    Eligibility: Students must:

     be enrolled at, or accepted into, a two or four-year college/university within the United States

     be pursuing a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, computer

    engineering, or another related field

     have a cumulative 3.0 GPA

    Description:

    In 1,000 words or less, please define a specific problem in your local community and recommend a thoughtful

    information technology-related solution that is likely to make an immediate impact on the problem.

    Award: $2,500

    Deadline: March 1, 2017

    Application: http://learn.trustvip.com/rs/975-YWK-747/images/2017_WITS_ScholarshipApplication.pdf

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  • ROSA PARKS SCHOLARSHIP

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    Rosa Parks Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Be a senior attending a public or private Michigan High School

     Graduate by August of the application year.

     Have GPA of 2.5 or above

     Complete an application form and essay

     Furnish official copies of high school transcript and ACT or SAT results

     And, meet additional requirements as noted in application package

    Award: $2,000

    Deadline: March 1, 2017

    Application: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3214103/313d95015536

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  • FRAME MY FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST 2017

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    Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2017

    Eligibility:

     Attending a US college or university full-time for the 2017-2018 academic year (including community college,

    undergraduate or graduate school).

     A legal US resident

    Description:

     The original creation must be your own work and must convey the theme, This Is How I Frame My Future.

     Finalists will be selected based on the creativity of the full entry, including the entry image and accompanying

    description (maximum of 500 characters).

     Your entry piece MUST be in a JPG/JPEG format or PNG file format.

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: March 1, 2017 11:59 p.m. ET

    Application: https://www.diplomaframe.com/contests/frame-my-future-scholarship-contest-2017.aspx

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  • BODIE MCDOWELL SCHOLARSHIP

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    Bodie McDowell Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Recipients must be students of outdoor communications fields including print, photography, film, art or

    broadcasting

     Undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year or graduate students

    Award: From $1,000 to $5,000

    Deadline: March 1, 2017

    Application: http://owaa.org/programs/scholarships-fellowships/bodie-mcdowell-scholarship/

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  • LEADING THE FUTURE II SCHOLARSHIP

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    "Leading the Future II" Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     All applicants must be US residents.

     Applicants must be high school seniors or college students and planning to attend or already attending an

    accredited undergraduate institution.

     The scholarship is not available to graduate students.

     Documentation of your attendance or enrollment at an accredited undergraduate institution may be required.

    Scholarships are awarded to individuals based on the following:

     Essay

     Application

     Extracurricular Activities

     Achievements

     Community Responsibility

     Leadership Potential

    Award: $100 - $300

    Deadline: March 1, 2017

    Application: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/leading-the-future-ii-scholarship-111_157064.aspx

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  • TALL CLUBS INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

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    Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

    Eligibility: Applicants:

     must be under 21

     must be entering college in the upcoming fall

     must also meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot

     must find a local Tall Club member to sponsor you

    Description:

    TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and

    attending their first year of college in the following Fall.

    If you are interested in applying for a TCI Scholarship Award, you must contact a TCI Member Club closest to you for

    sponsorship. Even if they don't have a local Student Scholarship, they may simply appoint you as their candidate. Once

    you have a local sponsor, your name will be submitted to the TCI Foundation. Should the Foundation select you as an

    award winner, you will be notified by your local sponsoring TCI club and presented with the award.

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: March 1, 2017

    Application: http://www.tall.org/tci-foundation.html

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  • THE AMERICAN LEGION EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR

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    The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

    Eligibility:

     Candidate must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew

    chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of the American Legion squadron

    OR be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or

    grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member

    AND

     Received the Eagle Scout Award

     Be an active member of his religious institution

     Received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem

     Demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, scouting and community

     Reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at time of selection

     Reside in the department (state) to which he applies

    Award: $10,000 1

    st place with 2 runner up candidates receiving $2,500 each.

    Deadline: March 1. 2017

    Application: https://www.legion.org/sites/legion.org/files/legion/publications/16ACY0716-Eagle-Scout-Nom-Form.pdf

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  • MYER AND LOIS FRANKLIN SCHOLARSHIP

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    Myer and Lois Franklin Scholarship

    For this scholarship, download the application, fill it out and return to the JCF office. Applications are accepted

    beginning November 1st each year.

    Required Documents:

     2 Letters of Recommendation

     Fall transcript - HS or college

    Award: Between $500 - $5,000

    Deadline: March 1, 2017 ... OR when the first 250 completed applications are received, whichever comes first.

    Application: http://media.wix.com/ugd/e93852_f5e53c6b98594a409c025ed0b4093dd8.pdf

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  • Jackson Community Foundation Competitive Scholarships

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    Award: Vary

    Deadline: March 1, 2017

    Application: http://www.jacksoncf.org/

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  • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP

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    American Society of Naval Engineers Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Must be applying for support in their final year of an engineering program at an accredited undergraduate college

    or university.

     Selection criteria includes the following:

    o Academic record

    o Work history

    o Professional promise

    o Interest in naval engineering

    o Extracurricular activities

    o Three recommendations

    Award: $3,000 - $4,000

    Deadline: March 1, 2017

    Application: https://www.navalengineers.org/students/scholarships/Pages/ASNELandingPage.aspx

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  • KROGER'S I CAN MAKE HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP

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    Kroger’s I Can Make History Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Open to 4th

    through 12th

    grade students

     Enrolled in Michigan

    Instructions

     Enter an original essay, piece of art, music or poetry that is related to this year’s theme.

    Award: maximum award of $2,000

    Due date: February 28, 2017 

    Application: www.icanmakehistory.com

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  • BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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    Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

    Eligibility:

     High school seniors or graduates or current undergraduate students

     Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or

    Puerto Rico for the entire 2017-2018 academic year (excluding proprietary and online).

     Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and

    Business-related programs of study. See website for list of eligible programs.

     Be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries

     Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico

    Instructions: Complete online application and provide a list of work experience and involvement in school and

    community activities, most recent transcript, and your parents/guardians’ financial information from their most recently

    filed tax return, or your own financial information IF you’re an independent student (determined by FAFSA).

    Award: 100 recipients to receive an award of up to $25,000 per year, available for four years, and one additional year for

    those entering a five-year engineering program.

    Deadline: February, 2017 * Information will be available on the Buick Achievers Scholarship website in January,

    2017.

    Application: https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org/reminder/

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  • CP FEDERAL CREDIT UNION - YOUTH MEMBER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

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    CP Federal Credit Union – Youth Member Education Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Students who are currently members of CP Federal Credit Union

     Graduating high school senior in the 2017 graduating class

     Must be a member in good standing on the date of the application

     Must be a member on the last day of the academic year in which the award is to be given

     GPA of 2.50 or higher

     Plan to enter college in the next academic year (2017-2018)

     Evidence of enrollment in an accredited college, technical school, or university

    Application: Complete the application and return both application and media release form with either video or essay to

    the address stated within the application. Those eligible can choose to enter a video or an essay. They may apply only

    once. The following criterion for formatting has been provided below:

    Video Criteria: Creativity, visual effects, comprehension of the topic. Make it active, engaging, and fun!

    Essay Criteria: Organization, language use, originality, clarity, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure,

    comprehension, and expression on the topic.

    Topic: CP Federal Credit Union’s financial education program, The Vault, teaches our young members how to save,

    share and spend their money, wisely. This year’s topic is Heroes. Who is your hero? How have they affected your life?

    What are you doing to live by their example and how can you be a hero for someone else?

    Award: The total amount shall not exceed $5,000

    Deadline: February 27, 2017 by 5:30 p.m.

    Application: https://www.cpfederal.com/documents/CP%20Scholarship%20Application%202017.pdf

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  • MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

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    Michigan Education Association (MEA) Scholarship

    Eligibility:

     Graduate of a Michigan public high school

     Will attend or is currently an undergraduate student of a Michigan public community/junior college, four-year

    degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification, or license. Those

    attending the following private institutions ONLY are also eligible: Baker College-Flint/Owosso; University of

    Detroit-Mercy; Davenport University-Eastern Region Campus; Adrian College; Finlandia University; Albion

    College; and Kendall College of Art And Design of Ferris State University.

     Previous recipient of MEA Scholarship Award

     Note: Children of MEA officers, fund trustees, and MEA staff are not eligible.

    Instructions: Applicants must complete ALL sections of the application form. Do not staple any of the materials or put

    materials in any type of folder or portfolio, as it will be discarded.

     Official high school transcript showing cumulative GPA, including first semester of senior year, and any higher

    education course transcripts including dual enrollment.

     Copy of SAT and/or ACT score documentation (if not included on the transcript)

     Personal statement (see application)

     Personal resume (one-sheet limit is strictly adhered to)

     Principal/designee or counselor/college advisor statement and his/her signature (see application)

     Three signatures of applicant on required lines (see application)

    Award: Varies

    Deadline: February 23, 2017

    Application: http://www.mea.org/mea-scholarship

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