All seniors should join the Class of 2022 Google Classroom. Parent's of seniors may also join. Important Scholarship information and updates will be provided at this site.
Scholarship opportunities for Michigan students - This is a great place to start! This list includes over $2 million in scholarships!
Lakeland High School Local Scholarships : These scholarships are open to LHS or Huron Valley students only, so competition is much lower than compared to national, private scholarships. Students will be allowed to apply for these scholarships beginning February 1, 2022. Follow this link for a sneak peak at scholarship opportunities that will open on February 1st. 2022 Local Scholarship Opportunities
All applications must be turned in to Mrs. Riley in the Student Services Department before 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022.
William Carls College Scholarship Awards Program (Carls Scholar) : This $4,000, renewable award is open to Lakeland seniors who have been admitted to an engineering school at any of the public universities in the State of Michigan.
Academic Requirements: 3.8 G.P.A., an S.A.T. score of 1220, and superior academic record in math and science courses.
Lakeland High School will identify potential candidates and those students will be mailed information on the application process. Please contact the Counseling Office if you have any questions about eligibility requirements.
Girls and Boys State : Each year, Lakeland selects at least one male and at least one female representative to attend Boys State and Girls State. High school students from across the state are selected to participate in this unique government simulation experience during a week in the summer at a Michigan university. This opportunity is open for Lakeland junior students only. To be considered for Boys or Girls State, please see Mr. Kasprzak.
State of Michigan and Federal Government Financial Aid Sties
F.A.F.S.A. (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) - http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
U.S. Department of Education - http://www.ed.gov/
Michigan Department of Education - www.michigan.gov/mde
State of Michigan Student Financial Aid - http://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid
Guide to Federal Student Aid : A comprehensive guide to federal student aid. Everything you need to know about grants, loans, and the FAFSA can be found here. Please note that you may fill out the FAFSA beginning on October 1st now.
Financial Aid Path - http://www.financialaidpath.com/
Don't Get Scammed! : Published by the federal government. Tips for avoiding financial aid scams.
Financial Aid Information and Scholarship Search Sites
"BigFuture" Scholarship Search - https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search#
National Association of Student Aid Administrators - http://www.nasfaa.org/
Financial Aid Information Page - http://www.finaid.org/
Financial Aid Eligibility Estimator - www.finaid.org/finaid/calculators/estimate.html
"MI-Search" Scholarship Search Program - www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid
Fastweb Scholarship Database - http://www.fastweb.com/
Cappex Scholarship Database - http://www.cappex.com/
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan- https://cfsem.org/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/
We are the Independents - https://wearetheindependents.com/win-a-scholarship/
More Michigan Scholarships : This link to www.conqueryourexam.com includes information about many scholarships available to students pursuing higher education in Michigan.
Financial Aid Night : Financial Aid Night is held in September each year at either Lakeland or Milford High School. This presentation is provided by Baker College.