Scholarships Available

Welcome to the Jefferson High School Scholarship page.  Scholarships are placed on this page in order of deadlines.  The majority of the scholarships have links to the applications.  Some applications are also located across from the counseling offices.  Be sure to read the requirements for each scholarship to ensure that you are eligible to apply for them.  
Local Scholarships Available (Deadline: April 1, 2021)
Below are the list of local scholarships that will be offered this year to students at Jefferson High School.  You may either print the PDF application or pick one up in the counseling office.  All scholarships are due April 1, 2021.  No late applications will be accepted.  Be sure to read all of the requirements on the scholarships before filling out the application.  
Drake Post Creative Arts Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: May 1, 2021)
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Must be planning on a 2 or 4 year college or trade school
  • One letter of reference from a teacher
  • Submit an artistic piece of work
Print out application below or see Mrs. Fowler.  
This scholarship consists of three, one time, $1,000 scholarships. The scholarship will be paid jointly, to the student and school they attend and applied to their school tuition. Students are encouraged to submit video applications now through March 7, 2021.
Thrift Shop Scholarship (Deadline March 17, 2021)
The Monroe Thrift Shop Association offers the opportunity to apply for a one —time only scholarship to all graduating seniors of Monroe County High Schools and Monroe County home-schooled graduating seniors. The objective of this scholarship is to help provide post-secondary training for a young man or young woman who shows promise in terms of general aptitudes and personal qualities.  See application below. 
Dr. Lupini has been running his scholarship program over 20 years in order to promote higher education within the community that has supported his career. The Scholarship Program offers the opportunity to support the college costs for graduating high school students.Two $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to graduating seniors from the local area. The scholarship money can be used for tuition, books, fees, housing, or related school expenses.

Announcing the 4th annual Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship for Michigan high school juniors and seniors.  A total of $5,000 in college scholarships will be awarded in October among 4 winning student submissions throughout the state. High school juniors and seniors are eligible.
Monroe County Fair Scholarships (Deadline: April 16, 2021)
**Application will be open on March 31, 2021**
Monroe Community Credit Union is excited to be giving away five (5) one time, non-renewable, $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors in the Monroe area.

Scholarship program details:

  • Five (5) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded
  • Student must be a primary member of Monroe Community Credit Union
  • Student must have minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Student must be going on to further their education at a 2-year institution, 4-year institution, or trade school
  • Student cannot be related to a member of the Credit Union's Executive Management Team or Board of Directors
You will need to apply for admission to attend MCCC before you can apply for scholarships. If you have never signed into the MCCC scholarship website before, you will sign up with your MCCC email to complete your General Application. Once you complete the General Application, you will be auto-matched with the scholarships that you meet the basic criteria. Please keep in mind that recommended does not constitute qualified and qualifying for any scholarship does not guarantee you will receive the scholarship.
There are lots of scholarship opportunities out there, but it can be hard to know where to start looking. Some might even find it too intimidating to begin looking at all! That’s where we come in. We at Colleges of Distinction have compiled a list of scholarships for 2020 to help get the ball rolling. 
The goal of the Student Scholarships and Grants (SSG) is to help students pay for college and provide a "one-stop-shop" for students.
The American Legion Department of Michigan is offering several scholarships throughout the year, Please click on the link for more information.
Scholarships for 2020-2021 will be posted in November. 
The University of Toledo Herb Scholars Program, the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the Judith Herb College of Education, honors Judith Herb and her family. The Herb family and The University of Toledo recognize, encourage and support teachers of the future as they make their way into classrooms that will generate the leaders of tomorrow. Herb Scholars throughout their academic experience will be invited to participate in activities that will deepen their leadership skills and offer opportunities for undergraduate research in areas of education.
Established in 1990, this scholarship program honors the legacy of Lloyd F. Hutt – teacher and founder of LMCU. Each year, we establish a question for high school seniors to answer in the form of an essay and award (20) $2,000 scholarships. We are proud to have provided $421,500 in scholarships to 252 deserving students over the years. 

All applicants must be a resident of Michigan or Florida, or a member of Lake Michigan Credit Union or the child of a Lake Michigan Credit Union member (i.e. a student in Texas must be a member/child of a member to be eligible). LMCU employees, children of LMCU employees, directors or officers are not eligible.

All applicants must be high school seniors (includes home school students) and plan to enter a trade school, college or university in the next academic year. Recipients must submit evidence of acceptance and enrollment in an accredited trade school, college or university before payment will be made.

The community foundation of Monroe County offers over 120 Scholarships yearly to Monroe County residents.  Click on the link to sign-up for notifications about when the applications open. 


**Applications will open December 2, 2020. The deadline to apply February 21, 2021. .**

College Board Scholarships
           Complete the FASFA
Closes February 2021

Students complete the FAFSA® form to apply for financial aid. Students must provide a screenshot of their FAFSA confirmation email if selected for the

scholarship (undocumented and international students are exempt).


          Apply to Colleges

Closes February 2021

Students need to  apply to at least two colleges they want to attend and ensure they submit the names of the colleges to earn an entry for the scholarship.

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.
Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and plan on attending a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2019 in the US or Canada are eligible for this $500 scholarship.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.
Additional Sites to Check for Scholarships
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.