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 Sergeant Dennis Finch Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Sergeant Dennis Finch Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to...
Deadline05/03/2024
Varies American Proficiency Institute Pre-Med Scholarship
The American Proficiency Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Art & Mary Schmuckal Endowment Scholarship
Thanks to a generous endowment from Art and Mary Schmuckal, Northwestern...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Daniel and Debra Edson Scholarship
The Daniel and Debra Edson Scholarship was established to assist...
Deadline05/31/2024
$500.00 International Student Scholarship
The International Student Scholarship is for students who have an...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Iva Bates Accounting Scholarship
The Iva Bates Accounting Scholarship is awarded to students at...
Deadline05/31/2024
$100.00 James & Judith Bradford Scholarship
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Kathleen Hopkins Creative Writing Scholarship
The Kathleen Hopkins Creative Writing Scholarship provides financial...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Ken and Alice Pickering Scholarship
The Ken and Alice Pickering Scholarship is for students with a high GPA...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Laura Olmstead Memorial Scholarship
The Laura Olmsted Memorial Scholarship is awarded to student in the...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Margaret H. Furney Memorial Endowment Scholarship
The Margaret H. Furney Memorial Endowment Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Marriott - Marlatt Scholarship
The Marriot-Marlatt Scholarship is awarded to students in the Associate...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Mary Lee Lord and Richard Benson Lord Endowment Scholarship
The Mary Lee Lord and Richard Benson Lord Endowment Scholarship is for...
Deadline05/31/2024
$1,000.00 Material Fee Assistance Scholarship
The Material Fees Assistance Scholarship is to help students in programs...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies NMC General Scholarships
The Northwestern Michigan College General Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Northwestern Michigan College Honors Scholarship
The Northwestern Michigan College Honors Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Peta Williams Scholarship
The Peta Williams Scholarship is awarded to students in Biology or...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies President Emeritus Preston N. Tanis Scholarship
The Preston N. Tanis Scholarship is available to students in a Math,...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Richard Bracken Engstrom Scholarship
The Richard Bracken Engstrom Scholarship is awarded to students in any...
Deadline05/31/2024
$500 Stephen & Peg Siciliano History Scholarship
The Stephen and Peg Siciliano History Scholarship is awarded to students...
Deadline05/31/2024
1,000 Ted Durga Endowed Scholarship
The Ted Durga Endowed Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Travis N. T. Olson & Lucile Olson Foundation Scholarship
The Travis N. T. Olson & Lucille Olson Foundation Scholarship is for...
Deadline05/31/2024
$500.00 University Center Endowment Scholarship
The University Center Endowment Scholarship is awarded to students who...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Votruba Family Scholarship
The Votruba Family Scholarship is awarded in honor or William Votruba...
Deadline05/31/2024
Varies Angela I. Nolf Scholarship
In memory of Angela Nolf, a 1993 NMC student, the Angela Nolf...
Ended
Varies Captain Ray Skelton Memorial Scholarship
The Captain Ray Skelton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student...
Ended
Varies Christian P. Kamm Scholarship
The Christian P. Kamm Scholarship is awarded to second year (completion...
Ended
Varies Economic Club of Traverse City Scholarship
The Economic Club of Traverse City is pleased to offer educational...
Ended
Varies Franklin Sears Great Lake Maritime Scholarship
The Sears Great Lake Maritime Scholarship is awarded to Great Lakes...
Ended
Varies George W. Raymond Memorial Maritime Scholarship
The George W. Raymond Memorial Maritime Scholarship was established in...
Ended
Varies GLMA Scholarships
Scholarships for Maritime Cadets who have a GPA of 2.0 or better and...
Ended
Varies Gordon Lightfoot Scholarship
The Gordon Lightfoot Scholarship is awarded to students in the Maritime...
Ended
1,000 Gordon Niemi Business Division Scholarship
The Gordon Niemi Business Division Scholarship is awarded to students in...
Ended
$1000 Great Lakes Maritime Task Force Scholarship
The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force Scholarship is awarded to Deck or...
Ended
1,000 Joseph Noverr Scholarship
The Joseph Noverr Scholarship is awarded to student in the...
Ended
Varies NMC Technical Careers Scholarship
The Technical Program Scholarship is awarded to students in a Technical...
Ended
Varies Patricia & Gene Wolff Memorial Scholarship
The Patricia and Gene Wolff Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student...
Ended
1,000 Richard & Kimiko Williams Great Lakes Maritime Academy Scholarship
The Richard and Kimiko Williams Great Lakes Maritime Academy Scholarship...
Ended
$500 Safety Net Excellence in Information Technology Scholarship
Safety Net Incorporation is honored to award a continuing student in the...
Ended
$400.00 Williams Engineering Scholarship
The Williams Engineering Scholarship is awarded to a Great Lakes...
Ended
$1,000.00 Traverse City Track Club Scholarship
The Traverse City Track Club Scholarship is awarded to students in ay...
Ended
$0.00 Vice Admiral John P. Currier USCG Scholarship
The Vice Admiral John P. Currier USCG Scholarship is for students...
Ended
$4,000.00 Jayne H. Mohr & Calvin E. Karr Scholarship
The Jayne H. Mohr & Calvin E. Karr Scholarship is for students who have...
Ended
Varies Michigan Board of Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship is for students in the Associate Degree Nursing or...
Ended
Varies W.R. Angell Scholarship
The W.R. Angell Scholarships is awarded to students in a science...
Ended
Varies Donovan P. Rodriguez Aviation Scholarship
The Donovan P. Rodriguez Aviation Endowment Scholarship is award to...
Ended
Varies Matthew Brian Feko Memorial Aviation Scholarship
The Matthew Brian Feko Memorial Scholarship wishes to sponsor a...
Ended
$750.00 Stewart R Stetson Aviation Scholarship
The Stewart R. Stetson Aviation Scholarship is awarded to students in...
Ended
1,000 Doris J Bautch Maritime Scholarship
The Doris J. Bautch Maritime Scholarship is awarded to female students...
Ended
$1,000.00 Allison Jo Baker Memorial Scholarship
The Allison Jo Baker Memorial Scholarship is for students in the nursing...
Ended