Current Scholarships.
 Glen Oaks Community College will be hosting their annual Financial Aid Information Night at Sturgis High School on Thursday, January 22nd at 6:00 p.m.  Great information on FAFSA Applications, Federal Pell Grants, State of Michigan Scholarships and Grants, and other scholarship resources will be presented.  This information is for any college or university not just GOCC.  Please plan to attend with your senior student.  Questions - please call the Guidance Office 659-1520.
ACT INFORMATION - Encourage your student to check out their website at where they will find a wealth of information and services, including:
How to create an ACT Web account, online registration, up-to-date test center listings, access to view scores, information about the optional ACT Writing Test, Sample test questions, information about permitted and prohibited calculators, etc.


Current Scholarships
Aquinas College Scholarships
Students who plan to attend Aquinas College in Fall of 2015.  Several are available with varying amounts and deadlines.  Stop into Guidance for details.
Northern Michigan University

 Seniors who plan to attend Northern Michigan.  Several scholarships are available.  Amounts and Deadline - vary with each.  Stop into Guidance for details.


Co-Alliance Solutions Scholarship
Seniors who are children or grandchildren of members of a local cooperative in the Co-Alliance Partnership and plan to enter the Agriculture field.  Amount = $1,000.00.  Deadline = March 31, 2015.  Stop into Guidance for details.
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Seniors who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on Engineering, Technology or select Design and Business programs, with an interest in the automotive industry.  Amount = can be up to $25,000.00.  Deadline = February 27, 2015.  Stop into Guidance for details.
Michigan Oil and Gas Producers Education Foundation Scholarship
Plan to attend a Michigan university or community college, minimum GPA of 3.0, show financial need.  Must be pursuing a degree in a field of study which will allow them to obtain full-time employment in the crude oil and natural gas industry.  Amount = minimum $500.00.  Deadline = April 2, 2015.  Stop into Guidance for details.

Michigan Education Association Scholarship
Dependent of MEA member or MEA Retired member.  Dollar amounts and number of scholarships not determined.  Deadline = February 27, 2015.  (All information must be in their hands that day) Stop into Guidance for details.
North Central CO-OP Scholarship
Seniors who are active members and have completed at least 5 years in 4-H or 2 years in FFA and have a parent/grandparent that are current stockholders, patrons or employees of North Central Co-Op.  Respectable GPA and good citizen of school and community.  Amount = not specified.  Deadline = March 1, 2015.  Stop into Guidance for details.
America's Farmers Grow AG Leaders Scholarship
Seniors pursuing a degree or certification in specific areas of Ag, Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Human Nutrition, Food Services, Hospitality, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or Journalism.  Strong leadership skills, participate in community service, minimum GPA of 2.5.  Amount = $1,500.00.  Deadline = February 1, 2015.  Stop into Guidance for details.






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