Class of 2021 Scholarship Opportunities

Class of 2021 Scholarship Opportunities

3/19 Updates!

Virginia Winship Scholarship

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 26th. Request your transcript from the Counseling Office. SAT scores are optional. Completed applications must be submitted to your School Counselor before the end of the school day!

Virginia Winship Scholarship Application

Blanche Barr Trone Scholarship

Another local scholarship opportunity with approaching deadline. Completed applications due to your HCHS School Counselor by April 1st! 

Blanche Barr Trone Scholarship

FAFSA Information

First, always remember to apply for FAFSA: This is required for many scholarships and used by schools to evaluate a student’s financial need-- which could lead to awards/grant opportunities (aka money you don’t have to pay back). It’s also the pathway to federal student loans, but that is one of the last methods you want to rely on to pay for school (you pay it back and much more in interest). If you need help working through the FAFSA application please visit: 

Scholarship deadlines will vary, please be responsible with confirming this information early in the school year. Individual scholarships will indicate their deadline. If you are uncertain after researching, please see your School Counselor.

Also, don’t forget to look for specific scholarships available from the school(s) and/or branch of the Armed Services you are applying to! Links to those are generally available on the college/university/branch website. And in addition to those, look at...
Scholarship Opportunities
Battle Creek Community Foundation Scholarships

This is a very important application to complete as it’s a portal to hundreds of different scholarships you may be eligible for based on living in Calhoun County. You must have your FAFSA completed to submit your application for BCCF Scholarships. PORTAL OPENS DEC 1st 2020 and closes March 1st 2021! Review available scholarships here:

Kellogg Community College Foundation Scholarships


McCurdy Memorial Foundation and Emily Scofield Charitable Trust (email your counselor for copy of application)


Blanche Barr Trone Scholarship Trust (use for tuition, room, and/or board)

(If you are planning on attending a four-year university to study programs within the medical field, please stop into the guidance office and pick up the application)

Harper Creek Optimist Club Youth Essay Contest

Marshall Community Foundation Scholarships

Adrian College Full Tuition Scholarship for HCHS Senior (email your counselor for more information. Must have 3.0+ GPA. Must submit Adrian application by December 11th)

Winship Memorial Scholarship Foundation

When available, applications available in the Counseling Office

SET SEG Skilled Trades Scholarship

When available, applications available in the Counseling Office

Kellogg Community Credit Union Scholarships

Marshall Community Credit Union Scholarships

**scholarships often available from credit unions and banks (and businesses), look into opportunities wherever you or your parents do your banking/business! Arbor Credit Union, Blue Ox Credit Union, Honor Credit Union, and Advia Credit Union for example!

Michigan Sheriffs Association Criminal Justice Scholarship

PB&J Scholarship


MASFPS Scholarship

Rosa Parks Scholarships

Michigan Student Scholarships and Grants

College Board Scholarship Opportunities

Raise.Me Micro Scholarships

American Legion

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

The American Prospect High School Essay Contest

Elks National Foundation Scholarship Program

Electric IT: Mobile Device Innovation Scholarship

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

Skandalaris Family Foundation Scholarships

Junior Horizons Award (deadline end of June)

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships

The Ability Center Scholarships

Joshua Esch Mitchell Aviation Scholarship

National Coca Cola Scholars

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships (for current dual enrolled students)

Soroptimist Scholarship (awards for women)

AXA Achievement Scholarships

OppU Achievers Scholarship ($2500 award, must have at least 3.0 GPA)