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Scholarship Applications (2024-25 School Year)

NOTE: If the Scholarship Title is BOLD, the scholarship application is active for the current year. Scholarships will be added and linked below when available for application.

 

Scholarship   Eligibility Amount (No.) Criteria
Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa   Senior $1,000

Must be a senior accepted to an accredited college or university with a plan to major in an area of study that involves children. Must be received before April 10, 2024

Newly Added!

American Legion (Michigan) Trades Scholarship

  Senior $,1000 (2 awarded)
  • Must be a Michigan resident.
  • Applicant should be between the ages of 17 and 21 at the time of application.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a skilled trades career through post-high school trades training/apprenticeship OR through a 2-year college degree in a skilled trade.
  • It is preferred that the applicant be a descendant of a veteran, but it is not a requirement.
Must be received before April 5, 2024

Newly Added!

Brighter Futures Scholarship

  Senior $150

Must be pursuing a career that will benefit children. Attending community college, trade school, or university. GPA of 2.0 or higher. Must be received before May 3, 2024

The Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship  

African-American Males ages 17-22

$2,500 Must be an African-American male 17 - 22 seeking post high school education. 1 page essay.  Must be received before April 30, 2024

Blanche Sims Elementary

  Senior $500

Attended Blanche Sims at least 3 years, Min 2.5 GPA, continuing education, application. Must be received before April 26, 2024

Bert & Isabelle Colbeth Memorial Scholarship

  Senior $20,000 split (varies)

Min 3.0 GPA, financial need, continuing education, essay, letter of rec (2), Must be received before April 5, 2024

Carpenter Elementary

  Senior $500

Attended Carpenter for 6 full years, Min 3.0 GPA, continuing education, application, Must be received before April 12, 2024

Chuck Mahoney Memorial Science   Senior  $2,500 College or Vocational School, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Must be received before April 10, 2024
Community Foundation of Rochester   Senior $1,000

Positive impact on your community, essay. Scholarship applications must be received by 3:00 pm on February 5th, 2024, either in-hand or by a time-stamped email. Postmarks do not count

Newly Added!

David Barnes Scholarship

  Senior $2,500 (renewable) Must be a resident of Genesee, Oakland, Lapeer or Macomb County. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Must be attending a school of higher education. Completed application. Must be received before April 30, 2024
Elks Club Association (Michigan) Gold Key Scholarship   Senior $2,000 (renewable) Click on link to view criteria, Must be received before December 1, 2023

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. Must be received before April 19, 2024

Kenneth J. Barnett Memorial Scholarship

  Senior $1,000 (2) Students who have made an impact on their community. Scholarship applications must be received by 3:00 pm on February 5th, 2024, either in-hand or by a time-stamped email. Postmarks do not count. Click for further details

LOCS Board of Education Ambassador

  Senior $750

Min 3.5 GPA, Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Extracurricular activities, community service Must be received before May 9, 2024

LOCS Board of Education Outstanding Service

  Senior $750

Min 2.2 GPA, Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Extracurricular activities, community service Must be received before May 9, 2024

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. Must be received before May 9, 2024

LOCS Board of Education Vocational/Tech

  Senior $500

Min 2.2 GPA, Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Outstanding achievement in Voc or Tech Program. Must be received before May 9, 2024

LOCS Board of Education Learning Options Ambassador   Senior $500

Continued Education, Essay, Resume, Enrolled in Learning Options for two years. Must be received before May 9, 2024

Lake Orion Education Association

  Senior $1,000

Min 3.0 GPA, going into the field of education, application and essay. Must be received before April 19, 2024

Lake Orion High School Staff

  Senior $500 (varies)

Min 2.0 GPA, Essay, Must be received before April 19, 2024

Lake Orion Education Foundation   Senior $1,000 Three years in LOCS, Essay, Resume highlighting volunteer experience/activities, Must be received before April 22, 2024
Lake Orion Lioness   Senior $250 Female, 3.0 GPA, community service requirements, attend a Michigan college or Michigan trade school, Must be received before April 12, 2024.

Lake Orion Lions Club 

  Senior $1,000 (2)

Min 2.5 GPA, 500 word essay on importance of community service, Must be received before April 19, 2024.

Lake Orion Lions Club - Nursing Scholarship   Senior $1,000 Senior, perusing a career in nursing, resident of LOCS district, min 3.0 GPA.  Must be received before April 19, 2024.

The Metro Bureau

  Senior $1,500 - 4,000 Must intend to enroll at one of the following Metro Bureau Member colleges: Oakland University, Wayne County Community College District or Wayne State. . Must be received before March 13, 2024.
Michigan Education Association   Senior TBD

Dependent of MEA member or MEA-Retired member, attending state of Michigan college, Must be received by February 15, 2024

Michigan State University Alumni   Senior $2000 Academic background, test scores, favorable recommendation , due TBD

Mike Collison "Living the Dream" Memorial

  Senior $500

2 Letters of Rec, Min 2.5 GPA, attended Carpenter Elementary, essay. Must be received before April 12, 2024

North Oakland Community Coalition   Senior $500 (2)

Special consideration to students who participated in substance prevention activities sponsored by the NOCC Must be received before March 22, 2024

Oakview Middle School

  Senior Varies

Attended Oakview Middle School, at least 2yrs, letters of rec, application, Must be received before March 22, 2024

Oakland Career & Technical Educators' Association

  Senior $500 (2)

Min 2.0 GPA, Participate in State Approved Career & Technical Education program (CTE), Must be received before March 22, 2024

Oakland Community College   Senior $2,000 Minimum 3.0 GPA, must attend Oakland Community College. Must be received before March 31, 2024
Oakland County Bar Association   Senior $5,000 (2) High School Senior residing in Oakland County, who have interest in attending Law School. Must be received before February 15, 2024
On a Dragonfly's Wings   Senior $500 (min) Unweighted GPA 3.0, pursuing a career in mental health related field, 300-word essay. Must be received before April 30, 2024

Orion Area Youth Assistance    Now the Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

  Senior $1,000

Must be a senior accepted to an accredited college or university with a plan to major in an area of study that involves children. Must be received before April 10, 2024

Newly Added!

Orion Community Foundation

  Senior $2,000 (2) Must be an Orion Twp resident. Community involvement. Continuing education plans. Essay and letters of rec. Must be received before April 19, 2024

Orion Oaks Elementary

  Senior $500

Attended Orion Oaks from grades 3-5, continuing education, essay, application must be received before May 1, 2024

Paint Creek Elementary

  Senior $500

Attended Paint Creek, letter of rec, essay. Must be received before April 22, 2024

Read a Latte Cafe (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. Must be received before April 5, 2024
Realtor Scholarship Fund   Senior $1,100 (minimum) Must be resident of the state of Michigan, graduating senior attending a Michigan school of higher learning. Must be received before March 17, 2024.
Rosa Parks Scholarship   Senior $2,000 2.5 GPA, financial need, essay. Must be received before 11:59pm March 1, 2024 

Scripps Middle School

  Senior Varies

Attended Scripps Middle School, Min 3.0 GPA, letter/essay. Must be received before April 22, 2024

SET SEG   Senior $500  Michigan resident, Enrolled in CTE, attending 2-year college, technical school or technical program. Must be received before April 12, 2024

Society of Women Engineers

  Senior Female Varies

High School Women excel in Leadership, academics, community service, pursue degree in engineering. Must be received before March 31, 2024

Stadium Drive Elementary

  Senior $500 (2)

Attended Stadium Drive min 3 years, cover letter, 3 letters of rec., Must be received before April 10, 2024

University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit

(Ann Arbor) (Dearborn)

  senior varies Can apply if you have not been accepted yet. Due date varies.  Click on the specific campus link for more information.

Waldon Middle School Alumni

  Senior Varies

Min 2.5 GPA, attended Waldon for at least 2 full years, continuing education, application, essay, Must be received before 3pm April 8, 2023

Wally's Scholarship   Senior $1,100 1st; $500 2nd  Community Service Project, 450-550 word essay, Must be received before April 12, 2024

Webber Elementary PTO

  Senior $500

Attended Webber 3 years, min 3.0 GPA, Application, Essay, Must be received before April 19, 2024

 

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