• Scholarship Information
  • Scholarship Opportunities: 

    Rotary Scholarship Application 2021 due to Mrs Murphy on Wednesday, March 24th.

    Studentscholarships.org has a listing of available scholarships you can look into. The deadlines range from February 22 - May 31.
     
    Mt Pleasant Area Community Foundation has multiple scholarships available. Please go to their website to create an account and apply.

    Clare Kiwanis Scholar Athlete Award is now available. Applications can be found here and will be turned in to the Guidance Office. Applications are due March 30, 2021.
     
    The Better Business Bureau serving Western Michigan is taking applications for its 2021 BBB Trust Scholarship. They will award three (3) scholarships of up to $2,000 each. Click here to apply. Applications are due March 31, 2021.
     
    Lake Rod & Gun Club Scholarship information is available at the Guidance Office. This scholarship is available for students planning to attend a university or college studying in the fields of: Conservation, Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Natural Resources, Botany or Forestry. All required information must be postmarked by March 31, 2021.
     
    The Clare Rebekah's are giving a $500 scholarship again in 2021. Information and applications are in the guidance office. Application deadline is April 1, 2021.
     
    Michigan Retailers Association will be awarding 26 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $1,500. To be eligible, the student or their parent must be employed at a business that is a member of the Michigan Retailers Association. You can apply online through MRA's website. Applications must be submitted by April 1, 2021.
     
    Mt. Pleasant Gleaner Arbor Scholarship is available. They will award three $300 scholarships to local seniors. The application is available at the guidance office or here. Applications must be returned to Mt. Pleasant Arbor by April 15, 2021.
     
    Clare Youth Football Program Scholarship is available to students that have previously been a participant in the Clare Youth Football program. Scholarships limited to Clare seniors registered in a college or technical school for the fall. Applications are available here or at the Guidance office. Completed applications must be turned in to the Guidance office no later than 3 pm on April 15, 2021.
     
    Central Michigan Veterans Fund Scholarship is available. They will be awarding five $500 scholarships to students that are dependents of an honorably discharged veteran or currently serving military personnel. Download the CMVF Scholarship Application here or pick one up at the Guidance Office. Applications must be received or post marked by April 30, 2021.
     
    D Street Music Foundation will be giving away one $1,000 scholarship to a student that will be majoring in music or talented non-majors planning to participate in large ensembles and private lessons. Go to the D Street Scholarship page to apply. Applications are due May 1, 2021.
     
    Clare County Democratic Party has a scholarship opportunity available for Clare County seniors. The Party will award one $1,000 scholarship in the summer of 2021. Click here for more information and the application. Applications can be submitted electronically or in hard copy by 5:00 pm on May 1, 2021.

    PB & J Scholarship is available for students who may have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically. Learn more at pbjscholarship.org or visit the guidance office for an information sheet. Application deadline is May 31, 2021.
     

    The following financial aid is available annually to CHS students:

    State of Michigan Programs
    - Michigan Competitive Scholarship Awards
    - Michigan Merit Award
    - Michigan Loan Program
    - Michigan Tuition Grant
    - Vocational Rehabilitation in some situations

    Federal Programs
    - Basic Opportunity Grant
    - Social Security in some situations

    Financial Help from Colleges and Universities
    - Scholarships and grants from college of student's choice
    - Mid-Michigan Board of Trustees Scholarships

    Clare Area Scholarship Association
    - General awards from general fund
    - Specific awards of $100.00 or more in name of donor
     
    Other Local Scholarships
    - Elks
    - Masonic Lodge
    - Clare Kiwanis
    - Clare Rotary
    - Clare Community Foundation
    - Pay it Forward
    - And more

    Tuition Funding Sources is a website dedicated to updating students and families on scholarship availabilities.  Check it out online at http://www.tuitionfundingsources.com or follow them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @TFSscholarships.

    AffordableColleges.com has put together a guide for students that won't be receiving any help from their parents. Click here to find more information.

    Financial Aid Guide for Military Servicemembers can give you information on how to find financial aid opportunities as an active duty military student. Click here to go to the website.

    Apply for scholarships and grants at Going Merry.