February 19, 2019

DEADLINE MARCH 4 - STOUB SCHOLARSHIP

Stoub Family Scholarship for Working Students

Deadline:  March 4

Description:  $1,000 non-renewable scholarship.

Eligibility:
  • For use at 4 year college or university
  • Plans to pursue a degree in non-STEM fields (including business)
  • Preference given to students who demonstrate entrepreneurial ambitions.

Scholarship applications are only available at https://www.berriencommunity.org/scholar#Berrien%20Springs

DEADLINE MARCH 4 - PENWELL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

F.A. Mason Penwell Nursing Scholarship

Deadline:  March 4

Description:  $1,500 non-renewable scholarship established by the family of FA Mason Penwell to provide a nursing education to those who aspire to help others.

Eligibility:
  • Must be currently enrolled in or accepted into LMC's Nursing Program.
  • Minimum 2.5 gpa
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Active in the community
Scholarship applications are only available at https://www.berriencommunity.org/scholar#Berrien%20Springs

February 11, 2019

SAT TEST PREP

Are you a junior who would like a little help preparing for the upcoming SAT?  If so, Dr. Carlin's Test Prep and College Consulting is offering 2 SAT PREP CRAM sessions. 

For more information or to register for the classes go to http://www.drcarlinstestprep.com/

HURRY!  The first session starts February 17!!


February 8, 2019

DEADLINE APRIL 8 - ROTARY TRACK SCHOLARSHIP

St. Joseph/Benton Harbor Rotary Track Scholarship

Deadline: April 8th (must be postmarked)

Description:  Four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. 

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior, enrolled in a Berrien County HS
  • Participation in track and field events or cross country in high school
  • Character
  • Minimum 3.0 gpa
  • Student must be planning to attend a college in the Fall (participation in track or cross county NOT a requirement at that school)
  • Contribution to the community and school
  • INTERVIEW REQUIRED
Scholarship applications are available in the guidance office.

February 7, 2019

DEADLINE APRIL 17 - HARRINGTON ORTHO SCHOLARSHIP

Harrington Orthodontic Scholarship

Deadline:  April 17th (must be postmarked)

Description:  Up to $1,000 in scholarships will be awarded this year by Harrington Orthodontics. 

Eligibility:  Any college-bound high school senior who has had orthodontic treatment with Harrington Orthodontics, completes a one page essay entitled "How I have benefited from Orthodontic Treatment," and submits the appropriate endorsed entry form is eligible.  Employees of Harrington Orthodontics and their immediate families are ineligible. 

Scholarship applications are available in the guidance office.

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH SITES


   
Scholarships.com gives students access to over 3.7 million local, state, and national scholarships and grants. This scholarship search site is known to be commonly used by students and recognized by high schools, colleges, and universities nationwide. Helpful features include a scholarship search that matches scholarships based on a student’s profile, and a scholarship directory where students can search by criteria such as academic major or merit- versus need-based. Additionally, there’s a student resources tab that has handouts and guides to assist students with tracking scholarship deadlines, a scholarship application checklist, and essay-writing tips.

 

 

Scholarships360.com is an organization that prides itself on carefully picking reputable scholarships to highlight on its site. As students enter the website, they can simply enter their year in school to begin a search. There’s a college-specific scholarship tab that allows students to search by institution, and the list of colleges is continuing to grow. This is a great feature if a student has already been accepted to a college and is interested in scholarship opportunities at that particular institution. Need expert advice? There’s a blog where students can get insights from experts in higher education, financial aid, and of course scholarships!

 

 

ScholarshipOwl.com is free online scholarship search tool that automates and simplifies the process of finding, matching, and applying for scholarships for college and graduate school. Students can easily start their search by entering in several pieces of information: name, birthdate, gender, current school level, and (desired/future) field of study. Based on the information entered, the site will provide students with a list of scholarships for which they are eligible. An additional plus of the site is that ScholarshipOwl can help students apply to multiple scholarships at once with ONE application.

 

Scholly.com has helped its 2 million users earn more than $100 million in scholarships. The company’s website and mobile app provide students with an all-encompassing platform for their scholarship applications. In the free version of Scholly, students create an account through which they can conduct filtered searches to find scholarships for which they are eligible and keep tabs on their application statuses. For an annual or monthly fee, students can gain full access to all of Scholly’s resources. The paid Scholly site also includes the Scholly Editor, an AI powered tool that proofreads scholarship essays and other written pieces for students.  See Mrs. Bergan for join code to access myscholly app for free. 

 

February 1, 2019

DEADLINE MARCH 1 - MEIJER SCHOLARSHIPS

Fred and Lena Meijer Scholarship for Meijer Team Members and Children of Team Members

Deadline:  March 1

Description:  Scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $10,000 are awarded each year. Last year 165 awards were made.

Eligibility:
  1. A current Meijer Team Member with an employment start date prior to April 2, 2018, who has been employed full time or part-time by Meijer, with continuous service, and will be attending college/university or technical school either part or full time OR
  2. A dependent child (natural, legally adopted, or step-child) of a current Meijer Team Member with an employment start date prior to April 2, 2018 who has been employed full-time or part-time by Meijer, who will be attending college/university or technical school either part or full time OR
  3. A dependent child of a former Meijer Team Member who worked full-time or part-time for Meijer for at least one year, but whose employment was terminated due to death, retirement, or total and permanent disability, who will be attending college/university or technical school full time.

For more information and scholarship application go to https://meijerscholarship.egrant.net