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 Ruth & Clifford Foster Scholarship
The Ruth and Clifford Foster Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
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Varies Schmuckal Oil Company Scholarship
The Schmuckal Oil Company Scholarship was established primarily to...
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Varies Senator George & Clara McManus Scholarship
The Senator George & Clara McManus Scholarship is awarded to students in...
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Varies Start Strong Scholarship
The Start Strong Scholarship is for students in their first semester of...
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Varies Tapawingo Scholarship
The Tapawingo Scholarship is awarded to students in the Culinary Art...
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$1,000.00 Taste of Success Career Tech Scholarship - NMC Service Area
The Taste of Success Career Tech Center Scholarship – NMC Service Area...
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$1,500.00 Taste of Success Career Tech Scholarship - outside of NMC Service Area
The Taste of Success Career Tech Center Scholarship – outside of NMC...
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Varies Taste of Success Scholarship
The Taste of Success Scholarship is awarded to students in the Culinary...
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$1,000.00 Taste of Success Workforce Culinary Scholarship
Taste of Success Workforce Culinary Scholarship is for students in the...
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Varies TBA Credit Union Scholarship
The TBA Credit Union Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan...
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Varies The Staff Sergeant Drew Kostic Veterans’ Scholarship
The Staff Sergeant Drew Kostic Veterans’ Scholarship provides financial...
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$0.00 Thomas C. Paron Family Scholarship
Thomas C. Paron Family Scholarship is awarded to students in the Great...
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Varies Thompson Carless Scholarship
The Thompson Charles Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan...
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Varies Traverse City Exchange Club Scholarship
The Traverse City Exchange Club Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern...
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Varies Traverse City Women's Club Endowment Scholarship
The Traverse City Woman’s Club Endowment Scholarship is awarded to a...
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$1,000.00 Velma M. Caldwell Memorial Nursing Scholarship
The Velma M. Caldwell Memorial Nursing Scholarship is for students in...
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$500.00 Victory Lap Scholarship
The Victory Lap Scholarship is for students completing their degree in...
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1,000 Walter and Patricia Ross Music Scholarship
The Walt & Pat Ross Music Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
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Varies William Cunningham Memorial Scholarship
The William J. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship in...
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Varies up to $1000 John Lewis Veterans for Peace Scholarship
The John Lewis Veterans for Peace Scholarship at Northwestern Michigan...
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Varies Sergeant Dennis Finch Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Sergeant Dennis Finch Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to...
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Varies American Proficiency Institute Pre-Med Scholarship
The American Proficiency Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
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$500.00 International Student Scholarship
The International Student Scholarship is for students who have an...
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$100.00 James & Judith Bradford Scholarship
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Varies Kathleen Hopkins Creative Writing Scholarship
The Kathleen Hopkins Creative Writing Scholarship provides financial...
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Varies Ken and Alice Pickering Scholarship
The Ken and Alice Pickering Scholarship is for students with a high GPA...
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Varies Laura Olmstead Memorial Scholarship
The Laura Olmsted Memorial Scholarship is awarded to student in the...
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Varies Mary Lee Lord and Richard Benson Lord Endowment Scholarship
The Mary Lee Lord and Richard Benson Lord Endowment Scholarship is for...
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$1,000.00 Material Fee Assistance Scholarship
The Material Fees Assistance Scholarship is to help students in programs...
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Varies Peta Williams Scholarship
The Peta Williams Scholarship is awarded to students in Biology or...
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$500 Stephen & Peg Siciliano History Scholarship
The Stephen and Peg Siciliano History Scholarship is awarded to students...
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Varies Travis N. T. Olson & Lucile Olson Foundation Scholarship
The Travis N. T. Olson & Lucille Olson Foundation Scholarship is for...
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$500.00 University Center Endowment Scholarship
The University Center Endowment Scholarship is awarded to students who...
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Varies Votruba Family Scholarship
The Votruba Family Scholarship is awarded in honor or William Votruba...
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