Scholarship - List 2

Paper copies of all applications are available in the counseling office in the plastic containers on the wall of the college and career room.

WCC Presidential/ Procassini Scholarship- March 15th

Any student planning on attending WCC that has shown improvement in grade over time, commitment to the school, and/ or high academic performance. As long as your WCC application is done and your statement submitted today, you will be considered (recommendation and transcript can be sent for up to a week following). Full tuition and book stipend for two years at WCC

GEAR UP Scholarship- March 17th

Any Ypsilanti Senior. The most important part of this scholarship is your short personal statement/ essay. There are no minimum GPA or SAT requirements. The difference in cost between already awarded financial aid and the cost of attendance at the university or college you enroll at. (ie. If you have received $5,000 from the FAFSA and $2,000 from scholarships but the cost of attendance is $15,000, this scholarship will cover that difference ($8,000) to the highest extent that it can)

Remedios Montablo and A. Michael Young AA Symphony Orchestra- March 17th

Link to application

Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher, pursuing a degree in music and music-related fields, planning on attending a Michigan institution of higher learning, has demonstrated service to the community, and has financial need. $2,500 scholarship, regardless of receipt of other scholarships.

oxyGEN Scholarship- March 17th

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and planning to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year undergraduate program in the US. It is designed for students interested in the fields of STEM (Science Technology Engineering or Math) but is open regardless of major or area of study. Amount of the scholarship varies year by year.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Soroity Inc- Delta Psi Omega Chapter- March 18th

For African American females with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Must send a resume and an official transcript sent through the counseling office. Scholarship amount may vary.

National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs- April 20th

Link to scholarship information 

Additionally scholarships through National Chapter
No minimum GPA or SAT requirement for the Ann Arbor Michigan Club scholarship, but some eligibility requirements for national scholarships. Scholarship amount not specified

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Alumni Chapter- March 24th

High school seniors planning to attend institutions of higher education. Minimum 2.50 GPA to apply. Thirteen (13) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Ypsilanti and Inkster students.

Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship- March 24th

Link to application

African-American female, Graduating high school senior, Grade point average of 2.75 or greater, Exhibits leadership abilities, Engages in community service, Participates in extracurricular activities, Plans to attend an accredited college or university beginning Fall Semester 2017, Resident of and attends school in Washtenaw County Scholarship amount not specified

Sister 2 Sister Scholarship- March 24th

Link to application

Students must attend a Detroit Metropolitan Area school and be matriculating to a 4-year university to apply. Particularly designed for black women but not a requirement to apply. Scholarship amount not specified

Ypsilanti Rotary Scholarship- March 31st

Must live in Ypsilanti, Willow Run, or Lincoln Consolidated School districts. Varying requirements based on scholarship (five total offered) but all with minimum GPA of 2.5 or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarship amount depends on the scholarship

Donovan Xavier Baker Scholarship- April 1st

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African American male, Age 17-22, Residing in Wayne, Oakland or Washtenaw county, Attending or plan on attending a 2-year college, 4-year university, trade or technical school. $2,500 to the winning essay.

Ford Blue Oval Scholarship- April 10th

Students who have shown improvement in their academic achievement and overall performance with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Must be accepted into a post-High School program and scheduled to begin within one year. 8 $1,000 tuition scholarships and 8 $250 books/materials scholarships.

African American Authors Book Discussion Group- April 12th

2017 graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be attending a two/ four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. This is a one-time $300 award towards your college textbooks.

Runabees Scholarship Program- April 15th

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All high school, trade school, college, or university students can apply by writing an 800-1000 word essay on a sports or fitness topic. $500 dollar scholarship for educational costs.

Ypsilanti Community Schools Foundation- April 17th

Link to application

Varying requirements- all minimum GPA of 2.5 or 3.0 or higher except for one. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, possess diverse interests, show good citizenship and community service, and possess strong character traits. Scholarships range in amount. A single application can be filled out for all six opportunities.

Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma- April 28th

Link to application

For high school, senior girls, must have a minimum GPA of 2.8, strong involvement in extracurricular activities, and be accepted into an accredited college or university. $1,000 to be used toward tuition, room, and board, and other expenses necessary to attend an institution of higher learning.

DCAcar- April 30th

No minimum GPA or SAT, only application requirement is applying to a degree program for 2017 semester and completing the essay on driverless cars. One $2,500 scholarship

Ypsilanti International Dream Center- May 1st

Link to application

Students must have completed at least 8-20 hours of community service and be able to prove it, as well as writing an essay in response to an application question. Two applicants will receive $700, one will receive $500.

Beta Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa- May 20th

Link to application

Available to a graduating senior who is planning to enter the field of education in the fall of 2016, no minimum GPA or SAT score. $1,000 and can be renewed one time at the discretion of the scholarship committee.

More Mentors Scholarship- 1st and 15th of every month till June 15th

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Create a one minute IG video addressing ONLY ONE of three prompts about mentorship: Explain a mentorship experience that positively affected your life. Why is mentorship important? Why do you want a mentor? $500 twice a month to one winner