Dec 15


More about Scholarships and Financial Aid

Understanding Financial Aid If you missed Roeper’s “Money for College Night” or if you simply still want more information about understanding the financial aid process, Lawrence Tech will be hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 6:30-8:30.  Director of Financial Aid, Dee King will provide an overview of financial aid and scholarship eligibility and requirements including outside scholarships sources and private, state and federal programs.  Register on line at  or call 248-204-3160 for more information

Just in:  Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Were you ever a part of the AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol program?  $1000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors this year.  Applications are available in College Counseling.

Herff Jones, Inc. began designing and manufacturing class rings and other items of recognition in the 1920’s.  The company continues to support educational achievement, and one way is through a scholarship program.  The Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship & Principal’s Award invites schools to nominate students based on leadership, academic performance and community service.  The online application can be found at

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Southfield Alumnae Chapter is offering a scholarship to a qualified senior from within the service areas of the Southfield Alumnae Chapter, or who participate in EMBODI, Delta GEMS and or Cotillion Programs of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Application period is between December 15 and March 15.  Information and online application are available at

Community Choice Foundation offers scholarship to graduating seniors who plan to attend college or university in Michigan and intend to live in Michigan after college graduation.  Last year they gave out twelve (12) scholarships to area seniors, so the odds are good.  Criteria include a 3.0 average and an essay choice discussing some aspect of making Michigan a better place.  Applications are available online and due by February 2, 2015.

Students who live within the Birmingham School District boundaries are eligible to apply for the Birmingham SCHOLAR scholarship.  Criteria include academics, community service and financial need and planning to attend a college or university in Michigan.  Applications are available in College Counseling and are due March 2, 2015.

Would you expand your thinking and consider a college that isn’t on your radar  but offers a great scholarship opportunity?

Marist College offers the opportunity for several full tuition, room and board and technology scholarships that also include opportunities for internships, special advising and mentoring for students interested in studying Computer Science or Information Technology and Systems.  Details can be found at  Check out this beautiful college on the Hudson River.

University of Dayton allows each high school to nominate one student for their Leadership in Service Scholarship.  If you are considering the University of Dayton, let Patti know and you will receive a nomination.

Oakland University automatically awards scholarships to qualified students who apply by March 1, 2015, including any updated ACT scores. Additional Scholarship information can be found in the December 2 Roeper Record:  “Thinking About Scholarships?”

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