Non-Institutional Scholarships Currently Available
Scholarship Name: Arab American Women's Business
Council (AAWBC) 2015-2016 Scholarship
Award Amount: $1,000
Must be of Arab descent.
Must be a current Michigan-based
undergraduate or graduate student or high school senior
accepted into a Michigan college or university for the
2015-2016 academic year.
Must submit the entire application
postmarked by October 23, 2015, or sent by email by 5:00
p.m., October 23, 2015.
Scholarship recipients will be
required to volunteer for six (6) hours of community
service to support any AAWBC annual activity.
For application and information, visit:
October 23, 2015
Scholarship Name: Future First
Award Amount: $500
Best Online RN to BSN Program will award one $500
scholarship to a qualified college student.
August 14, 2015
Scholarship Name: Lapeer County
Community Foundation Scholarships 2015-2016
Award Amount: varies
The Lapeer County Community Foundation is
dedicated to attracting and managing permanently endowed funds in order
to strengthen the community's quality of life.
To access applications and instructions for the
Lapeer County Community Foundation scholarships, visit the website:
Application deadline: see
website for details
Scholarship Name: Marine Gunnery
Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
Public Law 111-32, the Marine Gunnery Sergeant
John David Fry Scholarship, amends the Post-9/11 GI Bill (chapter 33) to
include the children of service members who die in the line of duty
after September 10, 2001. The benefit is effective August 1, 2009;
the same day the Post-9/11 GI Bill takes effect.
Eligible children attending school may
Full tuition and fees paid directly
to the school for all public school in-state students.
For those attending private or foreign schools, benefits
are capped at a statutory minimum amount per academic
A monthly housing allowance
A stipend for books and supplies
Who is eligible? Children
of active duty members of the Armed Forces who have died in the line of
duty on or after September 11, 2001 are eligible for this benefit.
A child may be married or over the age of 23 and still be eligible.
- Are entitled to 36 months of benefits at the 100%
- May use the benefit until his or her 33rd birthday
- Are not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program
Rules for eligible children serving, or who have served, in
the Armed Forces:
- If the child is eligible under the Montgomery GI
Bill Active Duty, Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve,
and/or the Reserve Educational Assistance Program
(REAP), he or she must relinquish eligibility under one
of those programs to receive benefits under Post-9/11 GI
- A child's character of discharge from his or her own
service does not impact eligibility resulting from the
line of duty death of a parent.
- A child on active duty will receive benefits at the
active duty benefit rate.
- A child may qualify for up to 36 months of benefits
under the Fry Scholarship Program, and possibly another
36 months of benefits of the Post 9/11 GI Bill based on
their own service. An individual may also receive
additional entitlement if another parent transfers
entitlement to the individual.
Children who have used or wish to use entitlement under
Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA):
- If a child is eligible for the Fry Scholarship, he
or she may be eligible for VA's Dependents' Educational
Assistance Program (DEA). Although the benefits
cannot be used at the same time, a child may be eligible
for up to 48 months of benefits between the two
Find out more about DEA at
How to apply:
Go to VA's website,
http://benefits.va.gov/gibill and click on "Apply for Benefits."
Paper versions of the form (VA Form 22-5490) may also be printed.
A parent or guardian must sign the application if the child is under age
For more information, call toll-free 1-888-GIBILL-1 or visit the
Scholarship Name: National Association of
Hispanic Nurses - Michigan Chapter
Award Amount: $1,000
NAHN-MI will ward four $1,000 scholarships to
Hispanic nursing students. The scholarships will be awarded at the
2015 NAHN-MI Fall Gala on Friday, November 6, 2015 in Detroit.
Applicants must be members of NAHN &
NAHN-MI. Non-members may apply, but if selected to
receive a scholarship, the membership fee will be
deducted from the scholarship (currently $40 for
students and $125 for full/RN membership.
Undergraduate Hispanic nurses
enrolled in a generic nursing program in the states of
Michigan or Ohio. Hispanic nurses in MS/MSN or
PhD/DNP program. RN to BSN students are not
Completion of at least one semester
of nursing curriculum for ADN, BSN, MS, MSN, PhD, or DNP
students. LPN students currently enrolled in a LPN
Minimum GPA 2.75 for undergraduate
and 3.0 for graduate students.
Prior recipients of NAHN Michigan
Chapter Scholarships are not eligible to apply.
Submit one letter of recommendation
from a nursing school faculty member on letterhead from
the enrolled institution.
Include copies of
certifications, academic honors, community awards, and
scholarships received within the last three (3) years.
Submit a typed essay. This
essay should include personal background information,
school involvement, community service, goals after
graduation, and how you plan to serve the NAHN Michigan
Chapter in the coming year.
One current sealed transcript form
the college/university is required.
All materials should be submitted in
a single U.S. mailing postmarked by October 9, 2015.
Transcripts may be mailed separately if coming from the
college/university. Incomplete or late
applications will not be evaluated. It is the
applicant's responsibility to confirm that we have
received the application packet.
Please mail all materials to:
NAHN MI Chapter Scholarship Committee
c/o 769 Fox River Drive
Bloomfield Twp., MI 48304
For questions, call or email:
Visit the website:
October 9, 2015
For application, please call Student Financial
Resources and Scholarships 248.341.2181
Scholarship Name: University of
Michigan Community College Transfer Scholarships
Award Amount: varies
The University of Michigan Community College
Scholarship is awarded to high-achieving Michigan community college
transfer students entering the University of Michigan.
Eligibility: Students must have significant
experience attending a Michigan community college up to and including an
To be considered for a University of Michigan Community
College Transfer Scholarship a student must:
- Be accepted for admission and enrolled
full-time at the University of Michigan.
- Apply for financial aid.
Visit online at
www.finaid.umich.edu/Transfer for details specific
to transfer students. Follow these steps to apply:
- Submit a Free
Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) to the federal
processor. The FAFSA is available on
the web beginning Jan. 1 at
www.fafsa.gov. Be sure to list
Federal Code 002325 so that a copy will
be sent to U-M.
- Complete and submit the
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE application.
The profile is available at
beginning Oct. 1. Be sure to list CSS
Code 1839 so that a record will be sent
For more information: contact Kendall Flowers
at 734-736-4119 or firstname.lastname@example.org