Last updated: 4/29/2016

Scholarship                   Requirements                                     Deadline

 

 VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER 380 & VETERANS MEMORIAL  

Offering four $750.00 scholarships for eligible veterans and/or their children or grandchildren.  To be eligible, the veteran must be either currently serving in the armed forces, or must be able to prove prior honorable service via the DD form 214(Report of Retirement, Transfer, Separation and/or Discharge from the service).

Applications available in guidance office.

 

Deadline:  March 31st, 2017

 

BILL TUOHIMAA

BOB HART

SCHOLARSHIP

Students from the original National Mine attendance area.  Plan to study in a field of science at MTU.  Submit a resume’ and a 200 word composition explaining why he/she is planning to pursue the field he/she has selected.  Three $500.00 scholarships.

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Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

 

MICHIGAN INDIAN ELDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Student must be an enrolled member or be a direct descendant of an enrolled member on one of the MIEA constituent Tribes/Bands.  Must have successfully completed and passed all five G.E.D. equivalency tests with a minimum score of 40 and an average score of 45 and must possess a G.E.D certificate; or must have graduated from an accredited high school with a 3.0 GPA.  Must attend college, university or trade school on a full-time basis.  Must complete application form and submit it with the required supporting documentation.

An application can be downloaded at:

http://michiganindianelders.org/students.php

 

Deadline:

June 15th, 2017

 

 

MARQUETTE BUILDERS EXCHANGE

 

Students who be attending either college, vocational, technical or trade school in 2017, and are pursuing a career in the construction industry.

Marquette Builders Exchange Scholarship

 

Deadline:

May 5th, 2017

DONALD G. JOHNSON

SCHOLARSHIP

Mr. Johnson was a devoted WHS sports fan who enjoyed all sports and attended many athletic events since the inception of WHS.  Two $250.00 scholarships will be awarded in his memory to senior athletes at WHS.  Must be a college-bound senior, and have been involved in athletics at WHS.

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Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

STUART SUNDBLAD MEMORIAL

Must be a graduating senior, be accepted as a full-time student at NMU, maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5, must not be receiving more than 50% of the tuition fees and costs from scholarships.

General Application for Community Foundation of the U.P.

 

Deadline: 

March 21st, 2017

PAUL HAAPALA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Based upon character, social responsibility and leadership, work ethic and academic achievement, and a written essay.

Paul M Haapala Memorial Scholarship

 

 

Deadline:  

March 21st, 2017

 

WESTWOOD ALL SPORTS BOOSTER CLUB ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

Must have earned a varsity letter, have participated in sports three of their four years at WHS, and have maintained a 2.5 GPA.

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Deadline: 

March 21st, 2017

WESTWOOD SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship awarded to two WHS graduating seniors who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of his or her choice.  Applicants are required to complete an application form and return it to the guidance office by March 21, 2017.

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Deadline: 

March 21st, 2017

 MARK ULRICKSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 Graduating senior who will be enrolled in a college or university for the continuation of the student’s education.  Statement of adjusted family income required.

Mark Ulrickson Memorial Scholarship

 

Deadline:

March 21st

2017

RAY SISCHO

SCHOLARSHIP

One nonrenewable $500 scholarship to WHS graduate who plans to pursue a postsecondary education/training in any trade school type program.
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Deadline: 

March 21st, 2017

THE TOBIN FAMILY WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP AWARD

Candidate must be a female graduate, must be enlisting in the military(does not need to be enrolling in college at this time of enlisting), enrolling in any military officer commissioning program, entering law enforcement, and/or going into the fields of security, criminal justice, law, or social work.  The candidate must provide some record as verification.  Strong leadership skills, complete application, and short essay.

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Deadline:  March 21st,

2017

 

 

 

 WILLIAM B. LARSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  

Student must be a graduating senior pursuing higher education in the field of business administration, Financial need as determined by the scholarship committee and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

William B Larson Scholarship

 

Deadline:

March 21st,

2017

MICHIGAN MASONIC CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

 

Applicant does not have to have any Masonic affiliation.  Must be a high school senior, use the official Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation form.  The application must have the endorsement of a Masonic Lodge in Michigan.  Must include a high school transcript, ACT or SAT test scores.

Teal Lake Masonic Lodge Scholarship

 Deadline: March 21st, 2017

WESTWOOD ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 Must be a WHS graduating college-bound senior.  Must have demonstrated leadership, character, scholarship, and involvement in school activities.  Must include a high school transcript(with ACT scores included).  Must  have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA.

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Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

ANNA L. TOBIN

PERFORMING ARTS

SCHOLARSHIP

Students who are pursuing a career in the performing arts; theater or drama, music, dance and singing.  Candidates will be judged on performing arts background and interests, academic standing and citizenship, in said order.  Applications must be turned into the office no later than Tuesday, March 21st, 2017.              General Application for Community Foundation of the U.P.

Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

Walter Crimmins

Must be entering a the field of Engineering or Math, possess a GPA of 2.50 or higher, and be of good character.  This is a one year scholarship and worth $500.00.  In order to qualify you must complete the application and must be admitted to a college or university program.

Return to the office by March 21, 2017.

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Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

 DANIEL JUNAK MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP  

Scholarship is for high school graduate who plans to continue their education at a 2 year college, vocational school, or certificate program.  Complete application, minimum GPA of 2.0, return essay along with application.

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Deadline:

March 21st,

2017

HUGO KULJU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship awarded to two WHS graduating seniors who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of his or her choice.  Applicants are required to complete an application form and return it to the guidance office by March 21, 2017.

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March 21st, 2017

DARYL T. SOLOMON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A $500.00 non-renewable scholarship will be awarded to a Westwood High School graduating senior who plans to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of History or Government/Teaching.  A grade point average of 3.0 and a 200 word typewritten essay must accompany the attached application stating why you have chosen a career in History or Government. 

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March 21st, 2017

MICHIGAN RETAILERS ASSOCIATION

The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) has launched its scholarship competition for the 2017-18 school year.  There will be approximately 17 $1,500.00 scholarships.  To be eligible, the student or his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA.  Students are encouraged to apply online at www.retailers.com, under the membership benefits tab.  They may also call MRA at 800.366.3699 for an application.

 

Deadline:

April 1st, 2017

 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY RICHARD JOPLING UNIT 44

 

High School Senior accepted by a college, University, or Trade School located in Michigan by August 1 of the year in which applying for this scholarship.  Applicant must be a resident of Marquette County at the time of application and for one year preceding the date of award.

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Deadline: April 15th, 2017

TRUNORTH FEDERAL CREDIT UNIOIN SCHOLARSHIP

Must be a graduating senior.  Recipient or recipient’s parent must be a member of TruNorth Federal Credit Union.  At least a 2.5 GPA.

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Deadline:  March 21st, 2017

 

BERNADETTE REIDER SCHOLARSHIP

Graduate from a Marquette County Senior High School, financial need, pursuing a career nursing, 3.0 GPA or greater, involvement in extracurricular activities in the community, church, and/or school.  Must be full time student with at least 12 credits.

General Application for Community Foundation of the U.P.

 Deadline: March 21st, 2017

FATHER VINCENT OUELLETTE SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship is for a graduating senior of the Ishpeming Catholic community.  Granted on merits of the person’s active engagement in her/his parish.  Minimum GPA of 2.2 is required.

Father Vincent Ouellette Scholarship

Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

GORDY CHINN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time scholarship will be awarded to a boy and a girl at Westwood High School who plan on furthering their education.  Criteria for the scholarship include character, social responsibility and leadership, work ethic, and academic achievement.

Gordy Chinn Scholarship

 

Deadline:  March 21st, 2017

ISHPEMING ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP

Must be a graduate of WHS, reside in Michigan, minimum GPA of 2.5.

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Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

ODDFELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP

Graduating senior, very low income, interested in trade school type program.

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Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

 

WOLFSON FAMILY RESILIENCY SCHOLARSHIP

 Candidate must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, at some point during high school held a job, write an essay on how you have overcome a substantial challenge in your life.

Wolfson Family Resiliency Scholarship

 Deadline:  March 21st, 2017
     

NICE TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Completed application, student essay, leadership qualities, extracurricular involvement, special talents, or interests.

NICE Teachers Association Scholarship

Deadline:

March 21st, 2017

NATIONAL MINE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

 Applicant who plans to pursue a post-secondary education, GPA of 2.6, completed application, and write an essay.

National Mine School Alumni Scholarship

 Deadline:  March 21st,

2017

LOIS HEBERT SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant who plans to pursue a post-secondary education, 200 word essay.

Lois A. Hebert Memorial Scholarship

Deadline:  March 21st, 2017

JOSEPH & LOIS HAMEL SCHOLARSHIP

Completed application form, minimum 2.0 GPA, copy of transcript and ACT scores.

Joseph C. & Lois A. Hamel Scholarship

 Deadline:  March 21st, 2017

MECHANICAL INDUSRY FUND/UNITED ASSOCIATION EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Completed application form, minimum 2.0 GPA, copy of transcript.

MIF-United Association Educational Scholarship

 

Deadline:

April 1st,

2017

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY LILLIAN LARSON UNIT #114

Must be a U.S. citizen, have a 2.5 GPA or greater, high school transcript, must be enrolled at an accredited college or trade school.

American Legion Auxiliary Lillian Larson Unit

Deadline:

April 19th, 2017

FastWeb

www.fastweb.com

www.cappex.com/scholarships

College Scholarships, Colleges/Universities & Online Degrees

www.college-scholarships.com/michigan_traditional.htm

Michigan Promise Scholarship

www.michigan.gov/promise

 

Paying for College

www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid

 

Michigan Competitive Scholarship

http://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid/0,1607,7-128-38193_39939-6189–,00.html

 

NMU Scholarships

www.nmu.edu/foundation