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PDF DocumentScholarship opportunities for Michigan students - This is a great place to start! This list includes over $2 million in scholarships! 

L.H.S. Local Scholarships : These scholarships are open to LHS students only, so competition is much lower than compared to national, private scholarships.

Follow these links to learn about more scholarship opportunities!

  • Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge : This $15,000 scholarship is sponsored by Toyota. Applicants will create and submit a 30-60 second video that inspires their peers to drive safely. Deadline to apply is February 26, 2021. Follow the link to apply!

  • 2021 Metro Bureau Scholarship Application : This $1,000 scholarship opportunity is available to students who meet the following requirements: be a graduating senior from a high school of a Metro Bureau member school district, and intend to enroll at either Oakland University, Wayne County Community College District, or Wayne State University. A complete, typed application is also a requirement. Applications must be submitted by February 26, 2021. Follow the link for more information and to apply!

  • Jack and Jill of America Scholarship : This scholarship is available to African American students enrolling full-time in accredited 2- or 4-year Colleges or Universities. Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021. Follow the link for instructions and the application!

  • Society of Women Engineers Detroit Section Scholarship : This scholarship is sponsored by Society of Women Engineers. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021. Follow the link to apply! For more information, and for more scholarship opportunities, please follow this link.

  • 2021 Finer Womanhood High School Scholarship : This scholarship is sponsored by The Pearls of Hope Foundation in partnership with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Lambda Rho Zeta chapter. Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021. Follow the link to apply! More information can be found on their website. For questions regarding this scholarship, please contact pohf@lambdarhozetapontiac.org. 

  • Sallie Mae's Bridging the Dream Scholarship : This $10,000 scholarship is sponsored by Sallie Mae in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Deadline to apply is March 8, 2021. Follow the link for more information and to apply!

  • Lake Trust Credit Union Scholarship Opportunities : Lake Trust Credit Union has multiple scholarship opportunities. Michigan Impact Scholarships are available due to a partnership with Cleary University. New Beginning Scholarships are $5,000 available to students who are entering a career technical education program, trade school, or be enrolled and majoring in a technical field at a Michigan college or university within the 2021 calendar year. Deadline to apply is March 12, 2021!

  • Oakland Community College Chancellor's Scholarship : This $3,500 scholarship ($1,750 for the fall semester and $1,750 for the winter semester) is non-renewable, and is good only for the first academic year following the student's high school graduation. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2021. Follow the link to apply!

  • El Dabe Ritter Scholarship : This $1,500 scholarship, sponsored by El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers in California, is available to high school seniors who are pursuing higher education in the United States. Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2021. Follow the link to apply!

Senior Scholarship Email Group : Make sure you are checking your email regularly! Remember that email address you gave to the Counseling Office at the start of the year? As soon as we receive scholarship information, we send it out directly to seniors. Check the email to see if you might be a qualified applicant. If you're a senior or senior parent who hasn't given your email address to the Counseling Office, make sure you do if you would like all of the current scholarship awards available. 

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. Farmer.

State of Michigan and Federal Government Financial Aid Sties

Financial Aid Information and Scholarship Search Sites

Financial Aid Night : Financial Aid Night is held in September each year at either Lakeland or Milford High School. The night is led by special guest presenter Greg Little, Director of Financial Aid Compliance and Training at Baker College.