Our Opportunities

The General Application for 2023-2024 year is open, the 2023-2024 application is for Fall 2023 – Summer 2024 scholarships.


NMC awards over $1.4 million a year in a wide variety of scholarships (based on financial need, academic performance, and interests/experiences). All students have a chance to be awarded a scholarship. To be considered, you will need to submit a General Application. In addition, complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for need-based scholarships.

Please sign in and complete a General Application. Submit it, then check back the next day and periodically to see what scholarships you are matched to. There may be additional steps needed for some scholarships.

For additional opportunities outside of NMC, click the “Opportunities” tab and select “External”.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Northwestern Michigan College Global Opportunity Scholarship
The Global Opportunities Fund was established by Timothy J. Nelson and...
Deadline06/01/2023
$0.00 Terrapin Networks Scholarship
The Terrapin Networks Scholarship is for Computer Information Technology...
Deadline12/15/2023
$1,000 50th Anniversary Scholarship
The 50th Anniversary Scholarship was established in celebration of...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Adamson Engineering and Automotive Technology Scholarship
As a tribute to the auto industry, Mr. Adamson established the Adamson...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Admiral Paul E. Trimble Memorial Scholarship
The Admiral Paul E. Trimble Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Alice Drulard Nursing Memorial Scholarship
In honor of Alice Drulard, her son and daughter have established the...
Deadline12/18/2023
$150.00 Allen & Marjorie Pifer Family Scholarship Endowment
The Allen and Marjorie Pifer Family Scholarship Endowment is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies American Proficiency Institute Pre-Med Scholarship
The American Proficiency Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Andrew J. Griffin Fund
The Andrew J. Griffin Fund is for students in the Culinary program who...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Angela I. Nolf Scholarship
In memory of Angela Nolf, a 1993 NMC student, the Angela Nolf...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Ann Rogers Family Scholarship for Environmental Studies
The Ann Rogers Family Scholarship for Environmental Studies is awarded...
Deadline12/18/2023
$3,000.00 Arlie Mae Lessard Grant Scholarship
The Arlie Mae (Bedell) Lessard Memorial Scholarship provides assistance...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Arms & Cole - Brad McNamara Memorial Scholarship
The Arms and Cole/Brad McNamara Memorial is awarded to student in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Art & Mary Schmuckal Endowment Scholarship
Thanks to a generous endowment from Art and Mary Schmuckal, Northwestern...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Arthur Moenkhaus Engineering Scholarship
In honor of Art Moenkhaus, former Northwestern Michigan College faculty...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000.00 Atwell LLC Surveying Scholarship
The Atwell LLC Surveying Scholarship is for students in the Surveying...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Auto Technology Scholarship
The Auto Technology Scholarship is awarded to students in the Automotive...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Barbara H. Thompson Maritime Annual Scholarship
The Barbara H. Thompson Maritime Annual Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Becky D. Kelly Scholarship
The Becky D. Kelly Scholarship is awarded to students in any program of...
Deadline12/18/2023
$500.00 Benzie Women's History Project Scholarship
The Benzie Area Women’s History Project Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
$2,500.00 Bishop Richard W. Ingalls Scholarship
The Bishop Richard W. Ingalls Scholarship is for first year GLMA Cadets...
Deadline12/18/2023
$0.00 Builders Exchange of Northwest Michigan Scholarship
The Builders Exchange of Northwest Michigan Scholarship is for students...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Captain Lewis Ludington Scholarship
In honor of Captain Lewis Ludington, the Captain Lewis Ludington...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Captain Ray Skelton Memorial Scholarship
The Captain Ray Skelton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Catherine Strom Schmidt Zonta II Scholarship
The Catherine Strom Schmidt Zonta II Scholarship is awarded to female...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Charles R. Sole Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Charles R. Sole Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000 Chef Fred and Linda Laughlin Scholarship
The Chef Fred and Linda Laughlin Scholarship was established to benefit...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Chef Pierre Scholarship
The Chef Pierre Scholarship is awarded to students in the Culinary Arts...
Deadline12/18/2023
$500.00 Chris & April Branson Maritime Scholarship
The Chris & April Branson Maritime Scholarship is awarded to second year...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Christian P. Kamm Scholarship
The Christian P. Kamm Scholarship is awarded to second year (completion...
Deadline12/18/2023
$500.00 Chuck & Barb Benson Scholarship
The Chuck and Barb Benson Scholarship is awarded to any NMC student with...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Cindy Warner Endowed Scholarship
The Cindy Warner Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who are...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Clare & Luella McPhall Memorial Scholarship
The Clare and Luella McPhall Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Class of 1951 Scholarship
To Honor the entering Northwestern Michigan College Class of 1951...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Clifford E. Durga GLMA Endowed Scholarship
The Clifford E. Durga GLMA Endowed Scholarship is for GLMA cadets who...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Clovis Ferguson Scholarship
The Clovis Ferguson Scholarship is from students enrolled in the Great...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Communication Merit Scholarship
The Communications Merit Scholarship is awarded to students in any...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Computer Studies Scholarship
The Computer Studies Scholarship is awarded to students in a Computer...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Cone Drive Operations Scholarship
Cone Drive Operations, a world leader in double-enveloping worm gear...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Constantin Finish-Line Scholarship
The Constantin Finish-Line Scholarship is for nursing students in their...
Deadline12/18/2023
$750.00 Corinne J. Naar Scholarship
The Corrine J. Naar Scholarship is awarded to a student in the Math...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Culinary Arts Scholarship
The Culinary Arts Scholarship is awarded to students in the Culinary...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000 D & W Mechanical Scholarship
Terry Dudley and Maurice White in 1986 established D&W Mechanical in...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Dale Anderson Memorial Scholarship
The Dale Anderson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to all technical...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Daniel and Debra Edson Scholarship
The Daniel and Debra Edson Scholarship was established to assist...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Daniel R. Olson Memorial Art Scholarship for returning NMC students
The Daniel R. Olson Memorial Art Scholarship is awarded to returning NMC...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Daniel R. Olson Memorial Art Scholarship for Traverse City Area High School students
The Daniel R. Olson Memorial Art Scholarship is awarded to incoming...
Deadline12/18/2023
$0.00 David and Lorah MacIntosh Veterans Scholarship
The David and Lorah MacIntosh Veterans Scholarship is for veteran...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Dean W. Bott Scholarship
The Dean W. Bott Scholarship is for students studying accounting. To...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Dennis And Barbara Fedorinchik Family and Hallmark Construction, Inc. Scholarship
The Dennis and Barbara Fedorinchik Family and Hallmark Construction,...
Deadline12/18/2023