Other Scholarships and Helpful Information



The Brittain Michigan State University Scholarship

The Brittain Scholarship at Michigan State University was generously established by Allan and Julie Brittain of Adrian to provide educational opportunities for talented students from Lenawee County who enroll at MSU. In giving back to their alma mater, the Brittains hope that this award will enable recipients to be a part of MSU’s enriched academic and social experience in an environment that fosters active, innovative learning.

To apply for the Brittain Scholarship, please visit www.admissions.msu.edu/documents/Brittain_Scholarship_Application.pdf

To apply for admission to Michigan State University, visit www.admissions.msu.edu.


Greenstone Farm Credit Services

Greenstone Farm Credit Services announces a scholarship program for incoming college freshmen pursing a degree in an agriculture-related field. GreenStone will award up to $40,000 in scholarships to incoming college freshman in the amount of $2,000 each to selected students attending a four-year college program, and $1,000 each to selected students attending a two-year college program.

Applicants must reside within GreenStone’s territory; must be a full-time high school graduating senior; have at least a 3.0 grade point average; and plan to study an agriculture-related field.

To view the complete list of details and qualifications, click here.


The Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding students of color with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. This award provides financial support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid, as determined by the institution chosen. After completion of their undergraduate degree, Gates Millennium Scholars continuing on to graduate degree programs may request funding in one of the following discipline areas: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.
To be eligible for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program students must:
• Be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American/Pacific Islander or Hispanic American;
• Be Citizens, legal permanent residents or nationals of the United States;
• Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or earned a GED;
• Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities;
• Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria;
• Enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall as a full-time, degree seeking, first year student;
• Have completed and submitted their application by the deadline; and

Have the following forms completed and submitted by the deadline on their behalf:
• A Nominator Form-an evaluation of the student’s academic record, and;
• A Recommender Form- an evaluation of the student’s community service and leadership activities.
The deadline for applications for the next class of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program is January 13, 2016.

The application can be found at scholarships.gmsp.org/Program/Details/7123dfc6-da55-44b7-a900-0c08ba1ac35c.

If you have questions about the application process or would like assistance preparing your application, please contact:

C.J. Mathis, Gate Millennium Scholar Alumnus, at carl.mathis@gmail.com

Elizabeth Ruthruff Wilson Summer Camp Scholarships


Department of Health & Human Services – 2016 Lilley Fund Scholarship


Midwest Energy Cooperative

2016 High School Scholarship Application

High school seniors are invited to apply for one of the four $1000 Midwest Energy Cooperative scholarships to be presented this spring. To qualify, the student’s immediate family must currently receive monthly electric service from the cooperative at their primary residence. Scholarship selection is based on academic performance, extra-curricular activities, community involvement and/or employment, and honors and awards. Applicants are also asked to submit a short essay. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a four-point scale is required and an official transcript will be required for final approval. Scholarship applications and all pertinent information must be postmarked by the deadline indicated in the application and winners will be notified in April.

To apply go to: midwestenergy.wufoo.com/forms/2016-high-school-scholarship-application/

2015 Old National Scholarship

Community Matters Scholarships

Old National rewards community-focused students.

Old National Bank is proud to recognize outstanding students by awarding Community Matters Scholarships each year. ONB Student Checking or Kid$ Start Savings clients who are graduating high school seniors or current college students are eligible to apply. We annually award several of these $1,000 scholarships for post-secondary education – one in each Old National region. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to community service and be able to show documentation of such service.