New Scholarships

  • Due January 23: Delta Sigma Theta offers the LaRue Heard Johnson Scholarship to African American girls with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Check out the essay and other requirements here.
  • Due January 23: Delta Sigma Theta offers the Black Lives Matter Scholarship to African American boys with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Check out the essay and other requirements here
  • Due January 28: The Point Foundation Scholarships are open to LGBTQ students who are working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community. This one's very involved, so look here now if you're thinking of applying. 
  • Due February 21: The Live Más Scholarships from Taco Bell don't need an essay. All they want is a 2 minute video from you that talks about your life's passion. No video editing or flashy effects necessary! Take a video on your phone and apply now.
  • Due March 1: The Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation is offering a $2,000 scholarship to a senior with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Apply here.
  • Due March 12: The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation scholarship application covers multiple scholarships open to high schoolers. Their largest is for $20,000 over 4 years. See if you qualify here
  • Due March 15: The Montalbo-Young Scholarship ($2,500) is available for seniors with a 2.5 cumulative GPA who are planning to attend a college/university in Michigan. They have a scholarship for seniors planning to study any major (here), and another for those specifically interested in studying music or art (here). 
  • Due March 15: The Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship ($1,000) is open to students who have shown improvement in their academic, social, and life skills during high school. You can apply online here, and can pick up the printed out teacher recommendation sheet from the counseling office. 
  • Due March 22: The Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship ($1,000) is offered to seniors with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA who exemplify "achievement." This scholarship requires a counselor recommendation, so check it out now here.  
  • Due March 22: Washtenaw Community College offers 3 major scholarships to students from our high school. All you need is 250 words on your goals, and a letter of recommendation. No GPA required, so apply here now.
  • Due March 31: The Ypsilanti Rotary Club offers a variety of scholarships that can be applied for online. Please see all the options available here
  • Due April 17: Delta Kappa Gamma is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a YCHS senior girl with at least a 2.8 cumulative GPA who shows strong involvement in extracurricular activities (clubs, jobs, sports, etc.). You can see the app and the essay prompt here.