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February 19, 2021

DUE MARCH 31 - LEON MILLER ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

 

Deadline:  March 31, 2021.  Email completed applications to: ehaygood76@gmail.com

Description:  One $750 scholarship will be awarded. This scholarship was created to honor the late Leon Miller.  Leon was a longtime Berrien Springs community member, parent and grandparent of Berrien Springs Public Schools graduates, and an avid fan of Shamrock athletic programs.  His favorite place to be was watching a Friday night game under the lights at Sylvester Stadium.  This scholarship will be given to the Berrien Springs graduate who best exhibits and embodies the attitude, discipline and hard work it takes to be a successful high school athlete.

 Eligibility:

  • 2.5 or above gpa
  • BSHS graduating senior (also includes 5th year Early Middle College graduates)
  • Participated in at least 2 complete athletic seasons for BSHS
  • This scholarship may be used at a vocational/trade school, community college, or 4 year college/university for tuition, books and fees
  • Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the post-secondary institution 

 

Requirements for Submission:

  • Scholarship application
  • HS transcript
  • Copy of post-secondary institution acceptance letter
  • Letter of recommendation from an athletic coach
  • One page typed personal essay stating your post-secondary goals and how this scholarship will help you achieve these goals.  Please include how your participation in athletics at BSHS has shaped you into the person you are today. 

For application go to:  https://rb.gy/2eulsu

 

 

 

 

 

DUE MARCH 1 - ATHENA SCHOLARSHIP

 Athena Education Fund from Women's Service League 

Deadline:  March 1, 2021 (must be postmarked by this date)

Description:  $1,000.  Qualifying candidates who meet the criteria will be announced in Spring 2021 and will be awarded during your HS awards ceremony.  The education fund will be paid directly to the recipient's post-secondary institution.  All seniors will be considered, females are especially encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:

  • Females and males eligible to apply
  • Demonstrate active and current service as a volunteer
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Be a graduating senior planning to pursue post-secondary education in Fall of 2021
  • Verbalize personal and professional plans for the future in an interview (for those selected finalists)
Scholarship applications are available in the guidance office or open with google docs: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YIK21w954ziLu_inb53iM2TTGapmYMcI/view?usp=sharing

February 7, 2021

DUE MARCH 12 - VOLUNTEER UNITED YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

 United Way - Volunteer United Youth Scholarship

Deadline:  March 12, 2021

Description:  United Way of Southwest Michigan is pleased to announce that applications are open for this year's Volunteer United Youth Scholarship. Each year United Way of Southwest Michigan honors outstanding youth volunteers from Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren Counties in Michigan.  One winner from each county will receive a scholarship of $1,000. Winners must participate in United Way of Southwest Michigan's annual Volunteer Recognition Event which is scheduled to be held in the Fall of 2021.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a current high school senior
  • The winning youth volunteers will demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism through: Innovation, Dedication, and Advocacy for Community Improvement
  • Winners must attend the Fall 2021 Recognition Event
To apply, go to https://www.uwsm.org/nominate-a-volunteer

DUE FEB 15 (INCENTIVE) - COUNSELING ASSOC SCHOLARSHIP

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation - Counseling Association of Southwest Michigan  Scholarship

 

Incentive Deadline:  February 15, 2021.  Completed applications will enter a drawing to win $20 Amazon gift card, waterbottle, notebook and canvas tote by Kaleidoscope. 

DEADLINE:  MARCH 15, 2021


Eligibility: 

  • Must be a senior 
  • Must attend school in Berrien, Cass or VanBuren counties
  • Must be pursuing a course of study in the areas of counseling or social work related field

 

Scholarship applications are only available at
click on "Scholarship Application "
then scroll down and click "Begin"

DUE FEB 15 (INCENTIVE) - AUBLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation - Lee F. Auble Memorial Scholarship

Incentive Deadline:  February 15, 2021.  Completed applications will enter a drawing to win $20 Amazon gift card, waterbottle, notebook and canvas tote by Kaleidoscope. 

DEADLINE:  MARCH 15, 2021

Description:  A scholarship (nonrenewable) has been awarded to a member of the Lee F. Auble National Honor Society at BSHS since 1998 in.memory of past superintendent who initiated the hearing impaired program. He was an outstanding educator and an active community volunteer.

Eligibility: 

  • BSHS senior
  • Must be a member of the National Honor Society
  • Volunteer, leadership and/or community service experience
  • INTERVIEW REQUIRED

 

Scholarship applications are only available at
click on "Scholarship Application "
then scroll down and click "Begin"

DUE FEB 28 - COMPLETE THE FAFSA - EARN A SCHOLARSHIP

College Board Opportunity Scholarships - Complete the FAFSA

 

Deadline:  February 28, 2021

Description:  

With the College Board Opportunity Scholarships, students who fill out the FAFSA® will earn a chance at a scholarship. If you are ineligible to complete the FAFSA®, you can still earn a chance at the scholarship on your My Action Plan page.

 

For more info and application:  https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/about/complete

DUE MARCH 5 - WELCH BH SCHOLARSHIP

Berrien Community Foundation - Welch Family for Benton Harbor Scholarship



Deadline:  March 5, 2021

Description:  This is a non-renewable scholarship for up to $1,000 for a graduating HS senior living in the 49022 zip code and demonstrating financial need.  This scholarship was established by the Welch family to provide educational opportunities to deserving students.

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 2.5 gpa
  • Must live in the 49022 zip code
  • Must demonstrate financial need