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.  
This scholarship program honors the legacy of Lloyd F. Hutt – teacher and founder of LMCU. Each year, LMCU establishes a prompt for high school seniors to write about in the form of an essay and award twenty (20) $2,000 scholarships. 
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 1, 2022. The deadline to apply February 21, 2023. .**

If you are planning on going to Monroe County Community College and you have been accepted to the college you can apply for scholarships starting December 1, 2022.

Monroe County Community College offers many scholarship opportunities to students. There are a variety of scholarships available, so we encourage all students to apply. When applying for scholarships that require the student to have financial need, he/she must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), outlined on the How to Apply page. 

Jefferson Community Scholarships (Deadline: March 24th, 2023)
Below are the list and applications of local scholarships that will be offered this year to students at Jefferson High School.  You may either print off the PDF application or pick one up in the counseling office.  All scholarships are due March 24th, 2023 (last day before spring break).  No late applications will be accepted.  Be sure to read all of the requirements on the scholarships before filling out the application.   

Robert W. Wohlgamuth Scholarship (Deadline March 27, 2022)

Amount: 2,500 non-renewable scholarship


  • Students must reside in Monroe County, MI for at least 1 yr.
  • Students must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 in a Monroe County, MI School.
  • Student must be a high school senior who has participated in a high school sport for a minimum of 2 years and is currently participating on one or more athletic team(s).  PLEASE NOTE: If you were only able to participate in 1 year of sports due to COVID-19 Please submit your application and essay anyway and make note of that.
  • Students must have clean disciplinary records, both school and athletic records.
  • Students must successfully complete graduation requirements in the current school year.

Information Sheet


**Application says 2021, but is the most current one**

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 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 April among 4 winning student submissions throughout the state. High school juniors and seniors are eligible.
Monroe County Fair Scholarships (Deadline April 15, 2022)
Below are 4 different opportunities provided by the Monroe County Fair.  Three of them have specific area of study criteria to apply.  Be sure to read all of the requirements. 
Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and plan on attending a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2023 in the US or Canada are eligible for this $500 scholarship.
Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.
MI Student Aid provides a "one-stop-shop" for students to file FAFSA, create a MiSSG (Student Scholarships and Grants) student portal, research student loan resources, and find information about Michigan financial aid programs.
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 2023 to help get the ball rolling. 
The American Legion Department of Michigan is offering several scholarships throughout the year, Please click on the link for more information.
Various scholarships for 2023-2024 are posted. 
Big Future Scholarships
           Complete the FASFA
Closes February 2023

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 2023

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.

Additional Sites to Check for Scholarships