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
$500.00 Dickinson Upward Bound Scholarship
The Dickinson Upward Bound Scholarship is awarded to a Commitment...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Dobek-Rogers Astronomy Scholarship
The Dobek-Rogers Scholarship was created to serve the needs of students...
Deadline12/18/2023
$250.00 Don Agosa Scholarship Fund
The Don Agosa Scholarship Fund is awarded to students in any program of...
Deadline12/18/2023
$250.00 Donnelly Endowment Scholarship
The Kathleen (Kay) Donnelly Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Doris J Bautch Maritime Scholarship
The Doris J. Bautch Maritime Scholarship is awarded to female students...
Deadline12/18/2023
$450.00 Dorothy Helms Memorial Scholarship
The Dorothy Helms Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Dorothy Stoel Scholarship
The Dorothy Stoel Scholarship is awarded to students in any program of...
Deadline12/18/2023
$500.00 Dr. Travis N & Lucile M Olson Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Travis N. and Lucile M. Olson Endowed Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Earl Hathaway Nursing Grant
The Earl Hathaway Nursing Grant is awarded to sophomore students (earned...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Economic Club of Traverse City Scholarship
The Economic Club of Traverse City is pleased to offer educational...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Elaine Jason Scholarship Fund
The Elaine Jason Scholarship Fund is for students who are studying math,...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000.00 Elaine M. Cluff Memorial Accounting Scholarship
The Elaine M. Cluff Memorial Accounting Scholarship is for students...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Elks Lodge Endowment (BPOE #323) Scholarship
The Elks Lodge Endowment (BPOE #323) Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
$500.00 Eric & Hettie Molvang Scholarship
The Hettie Molvang Nursing Scholarship is awarded to second year (earned...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Erich Blough Scholarship
The Eric Blough Endowment Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Ernest & Donna Rae Gaunt Scholarship
The Ernest & Donna Raegaunt Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies eTrac Endowed Fund
The eTrac Endowed Fund is for students enrolled in Marine Technology.
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Evelyn Rogers Moynihan Scholarship
The Evelyn Rogers Moynihan Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern...
Deadline12/18/2023
$150.00 F.W. Sorensen Memorial Scholarship
The F.W. Sorensen Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
$0.00 Failor/Salathiel Scholarship
The Failor/Salathiel Scholarship is for students in Education, Early...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1000 Fawcett-Updike Culinary Scholarship
The Fawcett-Updike Culinary Scholarship is open to all culinary students...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Ferguson-Osterlin Health Scholarship
The Ferguson-Osterlin Health Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Fisher Business Scholarship
The Fisher Business Scholarship is awarded to students in any Business...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Fisher Nursing Scholarship
The Fisher Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students in any Nursing...
Deadline12/18/2023
$250.00 Fivenson Memorial Scholarship
The Fivenson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students in any program...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Francis D. Pronger Criminal Justice Scholarship
The Francis D. Pronger Criminal Justice Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Frank & Dorothy Stulen M-TEC Scholar Award
The Frank and Dorothy Stulen M-TEC Scholar Award is awarded to any M-TEC...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Franklin Sears Great Lake Maritime Scholarship
The Sears Great Lake Maritime Scholarship is awarded to Great Lakes...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Fred M & Carmen B Rothermel Nursing Scholarship
The Fred M. & Carmen B. Rothermel Nursing Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Genevieve Steiger & Harold Richardson Scholarship Endowment Fund
Genevieve Steiger & Harold Richardson Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,500 George C. Comden Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Northwestern Michigan College Alumni,...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies George W. Raymond Memorial Maritime Scholarship
The George W. Raymond Memorial Maritime Scholarship was established in...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies GLMA Scholarships
Scholarships for Maritime Cadets who have a GPA of 2.0 or better and...
Deadline12/18/2023
$500 Global Remediation Technologies Scholarship
The Global Remediation Technologies Incorporation, a recognized leader...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000.00 Go Blue Go Green Scholarship
The Go Blue Go Green Scholarship is for students enrolled in plant...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Gordon & Marlene Rady Scholarship Endowment
The Gordon & Marlene Rady Scholarship Endowment is awarded to second...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Gordon Lightfoot Scholarship
The Gordon Lightfoot Scholarship is awarded to students in the Maritime...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Gordon Niemi Business Division Scholarship
The Gordon Niemi Business Division Scholarship is awarded to students in...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000.00 Gosling Czubak Engineering Scholarship
The Gosling Czubak Engineering Scholarship is for students in either the...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Great Lakes Maritime Academy Superintendent Scholarship
The Great Lakes Maritime Academy Superintendent’s Scholarship is awarded...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1000 Great Lakes Maritime Task Force Scholarship
The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force Scholarship is awarded to Deck or...
Deadline12/18/2023
1,000 Griner Family Scholarship
The Griner Family Scholarship is awarded to students in the Engineering...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies H. Cox & Son Incorporation Scholarship
The H. Cox & Sons Incorporation Scholarship is awarded to students in...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Harold C. & Ida Murner Nursing Scholarship Fund
The Harold C. and Ida Murner Nursing Scholarship Fund is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
$500.00 Harry L . Weitz MD and Ellamarie Memorial Scholarship
The Harry L . Weitz MD and Ellamarie Memorial Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000.00 Helen Riordan Memorial Scholarship
The Helen Riordan Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern...
Deadline12/18/2023
1000-3000 Home Builders Scholarship
The Home Builders Scholarship is for students selected by the Home...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Imogene & Harold Wise Scholarship
The Imogene & Harold Wise Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern...
Deadline12/18/2023
$1,000.00 Independent Wealth Management Scholarship
The Independent Wealth Management Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern...
Deadline12/18/2023
Varies Ingersoll Coyle Nursing Scholarship
The Ingersoll Coyle Nursing Scholarship is for students in the nursing...
Deadline12/18/2023