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SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

MISCELLANEOUS COLLEGE INFORMATION: 
FINANCIAL AID:
  • FinancialAidToolkit.  ed.gov/fafsa
  • www.Twitter.com/FAFSA  -submit questions and join the conversation
  • http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/  Many resource guides and information available at this site on FAFSA, student loans, scholarships, college savings plans, graduating from college debt-free, etc.
  • www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid.  Information on Financial Aid and College Access.  MI Student Aid - Michigan Department of Treasury - Student Financial Services Bureau.  Contact MI Student Aid at 1-888-4-GRANTS (1-888-447-2687) to help you with your scholarship search.  Email:  mistudentaid@michigan.gov.

SCHOLARSHIPS:
Scholarship Websites/Searches:

General Scholarships:
Check out Michigan's Dept of Treasury Student Financial Services Bureau for information on financial aid and college access.   Website:  www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid.  The office may also be reached by phone at 1-888-4-GRANTS (888-447-2687).

Various scholarships are available through www.studentscholarships.org.  For their most recent newsletter, go to www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood MICHIGAN Scholarships.
Various scholarships available to providers who are currently working in the early childhood field.  Scholarship money is available for tuition, books, travel and release time.  Scholarships:  Building Foundations Scholarship, CDA Assessment Scholarship, Part-Time Associate's Degree Scholarship, Associate's Degree Scholarship, and Bachelor's Degree Scholarship.  For more information on how to qualify, call or write:  TEACH Early Childhood MICHIGAN MiAEYC, 839 Centennial Way, Ste 200,  Lansing, MI  48917-9277.  866-648-3224.  www.MiAEYC.org.

UNIGO - Just for Counselors.  Various scholarships and deadlines.  Please visit the website https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/ourscholarships 
for more information.

No Deadline
High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots.  The scholarship is for attending the Drone Pilot School's remote test prep course ($299).  Must be a current high school student, at least 16 years old and live in the U.S.   There are an unlimited number of scholarships available, but only the first 100 students accepted will also have their FAA Part 107 testing fee (about $150) covered.  The goal of the scholarship is to support high school students who ar serious about becoming a certified drone pilot by helping them prepare for the FAA's Part 107 test.   For more information, please visit the website:   https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/

June 15, 2018
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program.   Open to graduating high school students who are pursuing a career or technical education in post-secondary environment in Fall 2018.   Factors considered are financial need and demonstration of integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.   One-thousand twenty scholarships will be awarded; maximum award will be $2500.  Online application opens March 15, 2018; first priority deadline is June 15, 2018.   For additional information regarding this program, please visit the  website:   www.scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

June 30, 2018
Pinnacle Peak Recovery Scholarship - $500.  Open to any high school or college student who is at least 18 years old and will be attending an accredited college or university in the Fall 2018.   Applicants are required to write an essay explaining how they plan on fighting issues surrounding substance abuse  and addiction.  For details and rules, please visit https://www.pinnaclepeakrecovery.com/about-pinnacle-peak/scholarship-program/.  The deadline to enter is June 30, 2018.  The winner will be announced on August 1, 2018.