• Scholarship Information
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    Scholarship Opportunities:
    Delta College Foundation has scholarships available for students planning to attend in the 2019-2020 school year. Please go to www.delta.edu/scholarships to apply or call 989-686-9224 with any questions. Applications are due February 7, 2019.
    Michigan Education Association Scholarship applications are available. You must be a dependent of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing. Please go to MEA's website to access the application and get information on the eligibility criteria. The application deadline is February 21, 2019.
    Clare County Chapter Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel will be awarding one $400 scholarship. The student must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applications are available at the Guidance Office. The deadline is February 28, 2019.
    Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) has launched a scholarship competition for the 2019-20 school year. Scholarships will range from $1,000 to $1,500 and there are 21 available. To be eligible, the student or their parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA. Get more information and apply online at bit.ly/mrascholarships. Applications must be requested by March 15 and submitted by April 1, 2019.
    Lake Rod & Gun Club Scholarship is now available. This is one $500 college scholarship to a high school senior. The applicant must be attending a university or college and studying in the fields of: Conservation, Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Natural Resources, Botany and Forestry. Please come to the Guidance Office for more information on how to apply. Application must be postmarked by March 31, 2019.
    Academic Scholarships are available from various universities based on a combination of your SAT score and GPA. Click here to see a list of information from some of those universities.
    The following financial aid is available annually to Clare High School 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
    • Kiwanis
    • 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.

    Other aids ----Consult counselors and read "Financial Booklet for High School Seniors"