Scholarships (Open)

AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

Deadline – March 31, 2014

4 Scholarships of $8,000

http://www.aft.org/benefits/scholarships/  

    • The AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program for high school students is open to graduating high school seniors.
    • Applicants must have at least one parent or legal guardian who is an AFT member.
    • The AFT member whose child or legal dependent applies for a scholarship must be a member in good standing for at least one year.

Children or legal dependents of AFT national, state or local union staff are not eligible for this scholarship opportunity.

To honor Robert G. Porter, the secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Teachers from 1963 to 1991, the AFT awards four scholarships of $8,000 each to accomplished high school students who show outstanding service to their community and an understanding of the role unions can play to create a more just society. Porter was a union activist who dedicated his life to championing the rights of working people, promoting civil rights and ensuring that the union was a vehicle for fostering the professionalism of our members.

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Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise – 180 scholarships of $1,000. Current students at two-year community colleges may apply between February 27 and April 30. This scholarship is administered by Phi Theta Kappa, and application details can be found on their website, www.ptk.org.

Deadline – May 1st of each year for the list of scholarships below

 

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Garden Club of Dearborn
Deadline – May 9, 2014
$500

 

The Garden Club of Dearborn, a service club since 1915, is offering three scholarships in the amount of $500 each to three high school seniors this spring, one from each of the following Dearborn schools:
Fordson High School, Edsel Ford High School, and Dearborn High School.
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
Deadline – June 14, 2014
$1,000
http://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
*Applicants must be a high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing their efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.

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Arab American Women’s Business Council (AAWBC)
Deadline – October 3, 2014
$1,000 Scholarships
http://www.aawbc.org/
*Applicant  must be of Arab Descent
*The applicant must be high school senior in Michigan planning on attending college in Michigan for the 2013‐2014 academic year.
The Arab American Women’s Business Council (AAWBC) wishes to foster the growth and academic achievement of Arab American Women.  

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AES Engineering Services
(Essay)
Deadline – October 6, 2014
$500 Scholarship
http://aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
*High School Student attending a post secondary educational facility
* You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped.  For that reason we are offering a scholarship 
that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Students are recognized for their capacity to  lead
and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

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Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship
Deadline – October 31
$1,500 / $1,250 / $1,000 Scholarships
http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org
High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA may apply in senior year until the October 31 deadline.*
*Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

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Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team
Deadline – December 2
$1,500 / $1,250 / $1,000 Scholarships
www.ptk.org, Scholarship is administered by Phi Theta Kappa
Current students at two-year community colleges may apply between October 1 and December 2

 

 
 

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