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Scholarship Applications (2022-23 School Year)

NOTE: If the Scholarship Title is BOLD, the scholarship application is active for the current year.

Scholarship Eligibility Amount (No.) Criteria

American Legion Guy Wilson Scholarship

Senior $500 Direct descendant of an honorable discharged vet or active duty member, min. 2.5 GPA, financial need, due by 1/3/23
American Legion William D & Jewell Brewer Scholarship

Senior or Current College Student

$500 Direct descendant of an honorable discharged vet or active duty member, min. 2.5 GPA, financial need, due by 1/3/23

Blanche Sims Elementary

Senior $500

Attended Blanche Sims at least 3 years, Min 2.5 GPA, continuing education, application, due 5/1/23

Bert & Isabelle Colbeth Memorial

Senior $20,000 split (varies)

Min 3.0 GPA, financial need, continuing education, essay, letter of rec (2), due 4/28/23

Carpenter Elementary

Senior $500

Attended Carpenter for 6 full years, Min 3.0 GPA, continuing education, application, due 5/4/23

Chuck Mahoney Memorial Science Senior  $2,500 College, Essay, Letter of Recommendation 
Community Foundation of Rochester Senior $1,000 Positive impact on your community, essay, due 1/18/23 
David's Faith and Hope Foundation Senior $2500 (male and female, 3 year renewable) Academic excellence, athletics, commitment to community

General Federation of Women – Lake Orion

Senior $1,000 (academic)/$500 (fine arts)

MALE or FEMALE may apply! Min 3.0 GPA, continue education, financial need, essay, 5/1/23

LOCS Board of Education Ambassador

Senior $750

Min 3.5 GPA, Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Extra curricular activities, community service

LOCS Board of Education Outstanding Service

Senior $750

Min 2.2 GPA, Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Extra curricular activities, community service

LOCS Board of Education Arts & Literature

Senior $500

Min 2.2 GPA, Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Involved in Art, drama, music, dance or lit program

LOCS Board of Education Vocational/Tech

Senior $500

Min 2.2 GPA, Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Outstanding achievement in Voc or Tech Program 

LOCS Board of Education Learning Options Ambassador Senior $500 Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Enrolled in Learning Options for two years

Lake Orion Education Association

Senior $500

Min 3.0 GPA, going into the field of education, application and essay

Lake Orion High School Staff

Senior $500 (varies)

Min 2.0 GPA, Essay, due 5/3/23

Lake Orion Education Foundation Senior $1,000 Three years in LOCS, Essay, Resume highlighting volunteer experience/activities, due 5/5/23
Lake Orion Lioness Senior $250 Female, 3.0 GPA, community service requirements, attend a Michigan college or Michigan trade school, due 5/1/23

Lake Orion Lions Club 

Senior $1,000 (2)

Min 2.5 GPA, 500 word essay on importance of community service, due 5/1/23

Lake Orion Police Association Senior $1,000 (2) Interest in law enforcement career, 30 hours of community service, Min 2.2 GPA, essay, due 4/7/23

LOCS Secretaries Association

Senior TBD

Essay on educational and career goals, resume, due 5/5/23

Michigan Education Association Senior TBD

Dependent of MEA member or MEA-Retired member, Attending state of Michigan college

Michigan State University Alumni Senior $2000 Academic background, test scores, favorable recommendation , due 3/31/23

Mike Collison "Living the Dream" Memorial

Senior $500

2 Letters of Rec, Min 2.5 GPA, attended Carpenter Elementary, essay, due 5/4/23

North Oakland Community Coalition Senior $500 (2)

Special consideration to students who participated in substance prevention activities sponsored by the NOCC

Oakview Middle School

Senior Varies

Attended Oakview Middle School, at least 2 yrs, letters of rec, application

Oakland Community College Senior $4,000 Minimum 3.0 GPA, must attend Oakland Community College, due 3/31/23
Orion Area Youth Assistance Senior  $1,000 Entering a college and study focus on children

Orion Oaks Elementary

Senior $500

Attended Orion Oaks from grades 3-5, continuing education, essay, application due 5/1/23

Paint Creek Elementary

Senior $500

Attended Paint Creek, letter of rec, essay, due 5/1/23

Read a Latte (LOHS Media Specialist) Senior $500 (multiple) 2.5 GPA, Works in food/beverage service, continuing their education at a vocational, community college, or university, letter of rec, due 5/1/23
Rosa Parks Scholarship Senior $2,000 2.5 GPA, financial need, essay, due 3/1/23
Ryan Fischer Legacy Senior $4000 Plays MHSAA ice hockey and another sport, minimum 3.5 GPA

Scripps Middle School

Senior Varies

Attended Scripps Middle School, Min 3.0 GPA, letter/essay, due 5/5/23

SET SEG Senior $500  Michigan resident, Enrolled in CTE, attending 2-year college, technical school or technical program

Society of Women Engineers

Senior Female Varies

High School Women excel in Leadership, academics, community service, pursue degree in engineering

Stadium Drive Elementary

Senior $500 (2)

Attended Stadium Drive min 3 years, cover letter, 3 letters of rec., due by 4/28/23

Veterans of Foreign Wars Grades 9-12 Up to $30,000 Voice of Democracy Essay-due 10/31/22

Waldon Middle School Alumni

Senior Varies

Min 2.5 GPA, attended Waldon for at least 2 full years, continuing education, application, essay, due 5/3/23

Webber Elementary PTO

Senior $500

Attended Webber 3 years, min 3.0 GPA, Application, Essay, due 5/1/23


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