RHS Scholarship Center


Current Scholarships

RHS Scholarship CenterCurrent Offerings in the Scholarship Center

In addition to the scholarships below, click here for printable pdf's of the local and non-local scholarships  currently being offered in our Scholarship Center which is located in the RHS Library.

External Link Scholarship Center

Local Scholarships


RCCFRoscommon County Community Foundation

The Roscommon Community Foundation offers scholarships for many student activities from summer sports camps to college scholarship assistance. Visit the website to learn more or to donate. Visit the website for applications and deadlines.


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External LinkRoscommon Community Foundation Scholarship Application

Michigan Department of Treasury Student Financial Service Bureau

The Student Financial Services Bureau (SFSB), located within the Michigan Department of Treasury, encourages students to pursue postsecondary education by providing equality of access to student financial resources and information. Information . There are helpful resources geared toward funding for college and resources/publications from the SFSB’s three divisions: Student Scholarships and Grants (SSG), Student Loan Programs and Michigan Guaranty Agency (SLP and MGA) and Michigan Education Trust (MET)/Michigan Education Savings Programs (MESP).

Scholarship Websites

*Deadlines posted here are approximate, please review each application for firm deadline dates.

External LinkAVNAF Sandra Miles - April 15 -For students majoring or minoring in music, art, or the performing arts
External LinkRoscommon Area Zonta at - March 1 -For Female RHS Seniors
External LinkMichigan www.nalsofmichigan.org - Jan. 15 -must be enrolled in a school of advanced education in the legal field.
External LinkMichigan Office of Student Scholarships and Grants  - various due dates- Various scholarships available to Michigan students.
External LinkMichigan American Legion Scholarships -Jan. 13- Various scholarships available to Michigan Students
External LinkAmerican Legion Auxilliary -Michigan - Various scholarship programs and contests.
External LinkCredit Union One-May 1- Student or family member must have been a Credit Union One Member for 6+ months.
External LinkElks Association-various due dates. Various National scholarships available.
External LinkAmerican Legion Legacy - April 15th- National scholarship for students whose immediate family member was killed while serving in the military.
External LinkLadies Auxiliary VFW -various due dates- Various national scholarships and scholarship contests.
External LinkVeteran's of Foreign Wars Competitions -various due dates - Various national scholarships and contests.
External LinkAmvets.org -Apply online by April 30- Various scholarships offered to family members of Veterans.
External LinkMichigan National Guard Tuition Assistance- due 60 days prior to start date
External LinkHoratioalger.org- Oct. 25th -National  scholarship
External LinkJack Kent Cooke Foundation - National  scholarship
External LinkNational Multiple Sclerosis Society- January 15
External LinkDaughters of the American Revolution - February 15

Competitive Scholarships For Top Students

Central Michigan University

Centralis Honors Scholarship Competition


High school seniors with a minimum 3.7 high school GPA and an ACT score of 27 or higher are eligible to complete. 
A qualifying ACT score must be verified before registering​

Competition awards​

​Centralis awards are CMU's premier merit scholarships and are awarded only to students who participate in the Centralis Honors Scholarship Competition. Honorees will receive a spot in the prestigious Honors Scholar Program and a four-year financial award.

Centralis Scholar Award – Covers 100 percent of tuition (up to 36 credits per academic year), room and board, and some general expenses; renewable up to four years; awarded to 20 competition winners; current four-year value is approximately $87,000.
Centralis Gold Award – Covers 100 percent of tuition (up to 36 credits per academic year); renewable up to four years; awarded to 130 competition winners; current four-year value is approximately $52,000.​

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Michigan State University

Merit Recognition Scholarship


Awarded to a limited number of non-Michigan residents who are National Merit Finalists and name MSU as their first-choice institution.

includes $4,000 annually plus room and board in an MSU residence hall
renewable for eight semesters**.

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Eastern Michigan University

Presidential and Regents-Plus Scholarships


Minimum qualifications:

GPA = 3.5 (cumulative)
ACT = 25 (composite)
Students must be officially admitted to Eastern Michigan University in order to compete.

Qualified students will be competing for a chance to receive our largest academic award - a four-year full-ride Presidential Scholarship, valued at approximately $69,500 over four years. We also award the Regents Gold Scholarship - renewable for four years, covers tuition and fees for 30 credits, and is valued at approximately $35,000.

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Michigan Technological University

Leading Scholar and Presidential Scholar Award


Leading Scholar Award: merit based; US domestic residents; members of the current year's graduating high school class; recommended by a high school teacher by mid-October of senior year.

Presidential Award: Merit based scholarship awarded to new incoming first year undergraduate students who are Michigan Residents. Competitively awarded based on a combination of your high school academic record including ACT or SAT scores, cumulative GPA, and class rank (if available).

The Leading Scholar Award is awarded competitively to high school seniors with exemplary leadership attributes and outstanding scholarly achievement. An essay and teacher nomination is due by October 15 of your senior year. Full-time tuition, room and board, and a $1,000-per-year stipend.

The Presidential Award is competitively awarded to students who are new incoming first-year students based on a combination of your high school academic record including ACT or SAT scores, cumulative GPA, and class rank (if available). $1,500 to $4,500 per year.

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Northwood University


Awarded to new freshmen beginning
Based on GPA and ACT/SAT test scores.

Award levels:

Presidential Scholarship - $11,000 (with on-campus residency; $9,000 without campus residency)
Freedom Scholarship- $10,000 (with on-campus residency; $8,000 without campus residency)
Free Enterprise Scholarship - $8,000 (with on-campus residency; $6,000 without campus residency)
Entrepreneur Scholarship - $6,000 (with on-campus residency; $4,000 without campus residency)
Liberty Scholarship - $3,000 (with on-campus residency; $1,000 without campus residency)

Limited Funds Available
Renewal subject to Cumulative GPA criteria

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Northern Michigan

Presidential Scholars Competition


To apply for the scholarship competition, students must have an ACT composite score of 24 or higher (or an SAT combined score in math and critical reading of 1090 or higher) AND a cumulative (ninth, tenth, and eleventh grades) high school GPA of 3.50 or higher. Students who have not taken the ACT/SAT must do so no later than October in order to be eligible for the competition. Students must be admitted to NMU prior to the competition deadlines, so please plan accordingly.

Several scholarships are awarded through this competition, however the Harden Scholarship is the most prestigious.

Harden Scholarship

tuition (in-state or out-of-state rates)
most required fees
room and board
*Term of award: 8 consecutive semesters total, as long as student maintains minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at NMU.
Harden Scholarship recipients are also automatically admitted to the NMU Honors Program.
Number awarded: 20

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Wayne State University

University Scholarship


The University Scholarship is awarded to National Merit Scholarship finalists.

The award package for the University Scholarship includes:

$11,500 per year for four consecutive years
$5,000 per year toward on-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
One-time study abroad funding
Membership in the Honors College.

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Western Michigan University

Medallion Scholarship Program


Students must have a  GPA of 3.7 or higher at the end of their junior year 
ACT composite score of 26

WMU’s Medallion Scholarship is the highest merit-based scholarship offered at the University, and is among the largest merit-based scholarship programs in American higher education. Each Medallion Scholarship is valued at $50,000 across four years ($12,500 per year).

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Counseling Events & Scholarships

Click on the Scholarship Due, then "More Details" for a website links and/or printable PDF's of the scholarship. These are the scholarships currently being offered in our Scholarship Center in the RHS Library.


  • Be sure to find out about the eligibility requirements of the scholarships, and pay attention to the deadlines. The dates indicated on this site are approximate. Be sure to check the applications.
  • Search the website of your potential college for scholarships offered by them.
  • Many (but not all!) scholarships offered through veterans organizations may require you to be a descendant of a veteran. You may be required to provide proof of service such as copies of discharge papers from the veteran. Those papers may  have to be ordered from the Veteran's Administration office. So, be sure to allow plenty of time to gather the required information for these scholarships.
  • Many college alumni associations offer scholarships to relatives of alumni.  Do you know a family member who went to the college of your choice?
  • Many scholarship organizations provide scholarships for successive years such as sophomore, junior, and seniors years of college in addition to the initial scholarship year. Check back with them.

Scholarship Search Engines

Continue your scholarship search using these search engines designed specifically to help you find scholarships.

www.mycollegeoptions.org -Michigan scholarships


NHS Scholar Dollars Scholarship Search

College Board Big Futures Scholarship Search