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 Angela I. Nolf Scholarship
In memory of Angela Nolf, a 1993 NMC student, the Angela Nolf...
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Varies Captain Ray Skelton Memorial Scholarship
The Captain Ray Skelton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student...
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Varies Christian P. Kamm Scholarship
The Christian P. Kamm Scholarship is awarded to second year (completion...
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Varies Economic Club of Traverse City Scholarship
The Economic Club of Traverse City is pleased to offer educational...
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Varies Franklin Sears Great Lake Maritime Scholarship
The Sears Great Lake Maritime Scholarship is awarded to Great Lakes...
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Varies George W. Raymond Memorial Maritime Scholarship
The George W. Raymond Memorial Maritime Scholarship was established in...
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Varies GLMA Scholarships
Scholarships for Maritime Cadets who have a GPA of 2.0 or better and...
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Varies Gordon Lightfoot Scholarship
The Gordon Lightfoot Scholarship is awarded to students in the Maritime...
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1,000 Gordon Niemi Business Division Scholarship
The Gordon Niemi Business Division Scholarship is awarded to students in...
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$1000 Great Lakes Maritime Task Force Scholarship
The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force Scholarship is awarded to Deck or...
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1,000 Joseph Noverr Scholarship
The Joseph Noverr Scholarship is awarded to student in the...
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Varies NMC Technical Careers Scholarship
The Technical Program Scholarship is awarded to students in a Technical...
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Varies Patricia & Gene Wolff Memorial Scholarship
The Patricia and Gene Wolff Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student...
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1,000 Richard & Kimiko Williams Great Lakes Maritime Academy Scholarship
The Richard and Kimiko Williams Great Lakes Maritime Academy Scholarship...
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$500 Safety Net Excellence in Information Technology Scholarship
Safety Net Incorporation is honored to award a continuing student in the...
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$400.00 Williams Engineering Scholarship
The Williams Engineering Scholarship is awarded to a Great Lakes...
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$1,000.00 Traverse City Track Club Scholarship
The Traverse City Track Club Scholarship is awarded to students in ay...
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$0.00 Vice Admiral John P. Currier USCG Scholarship
The Vice Admiral John P. Currier USCG Scholarship is for students...
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$4,000.00 Jayne H. Mohr & Calvin E. Karr Scholarship
The Jayne H. Mohr & Calvin E. Karr Scholarship is for students who have...
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Varies Michigan Board of Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship is for students in the Associate Degree Nursing or...
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Varies W.R. Angell Scholarship
The W.R. Angell Scholarships is awarded to students in a science...
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Varies Donovan P. Rodriguez Aviation Scholarship
The Donovan P. Rodriguez Aviation Endowment Scholarship is award to...
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Varies Matthew Brian Feko Memorial Aviation Scholarship
The Matthew Brian Feko Memorial Scholarship wishes to sponsor a...
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$750.00 Stewart R Stetson Aviation Scholarship
The Stewart R. Stetson Aviation Scholarship is awarded to students in...
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1,000 Doris J Bautch Maritime Scholarship
The Doris J. Bautch Maritime Scholarship is awarded to female students...
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$1,000.00 Allison Jo Baker Memorial Scholarship
The Allison Jo Baker Memorial Scholarship is for students in the nursing...
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$1,000.00 Bonnie Fyvie Arfstrom Nursing Scholarship
The Bonnie Fyvie Arfstrom Nursing Scholarship honors Bonnie Fyvie...
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$1,000.00 Catherine Franciosi Groleau Memorial Scholarship
The Catherine Franciosi Groleau Memorial Scholarship provides financial...
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$1,000.00 Dan Deering Scholarship Fund
The Dan Deering Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to...
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$1,000.00 Dr. Albert E. and Catherine G. Heustis Scholarship to Support the Completion of a Bachelor of Science
The Dr. Albert E. and Catherine G. Heustis Scholarship to Support the...
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Varies K. Ross & Helen Childs Scholarship
The K. Ross & Helen Childs Scholarship is for students with financial...
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Varies Kathleen Hopkins Nursing Scholarship
The Kathleen Hopkins Nursing Scholarship is for students in the nursing...
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Varies Kathleen Hopkins Scholarship for Fine Arts
The Kathleen Hopkins Scholarship for Fine Arts provides financial...
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$4,800.00 Leonard and Charlene Gerow Scholarship
The Leonard and Charlene Gerow Scholarship is for students working...
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$0.00 Nancy Kanitz Steiger and Richard Steiger Scholarship
The Nancy Kanitz Steiger and Richard Steiger Scholarship provides...
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$1,000.00 NMC College Edge Scholarship
College Edge can help prepare students in the core subjects of math and...
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$5,000.00 Richard L. Redmond Jr. Legacy Engineering Scholarship
The Richard L. Redmond Jr. Legacy Engineering Scholarship is for...
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Varies Vance Family Scholarship
The Vance Family Scholarship is for students in the Maritime program.
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$1,000 50th Anniversary Scholarship
The 50th Anniversary Scholarship was established in celebration of...
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Varies Alice Drulard Nursing Memorial Scholarship
In honor of Alice Drulard, her son and daughter have established the...
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Varies Ann Rogers Family Scholarship for Environmental Studies
The Ann Rogers Family Scholarship for Environmental Studies is awarded...
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$3,000.00 Arlie Mae Lessard Grant Scholarship
The Arlie Mae (Bedell) Lessard Memorial Scholarship provides assistance...
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Varies Arthur Moenkhaus Engineering Scholarship
In honor of Art Moenkhaus, former Northwestern Michigan College faculty...
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$1,000.00 Atwell LLC Surveying Scholarship
The Atwell LLC Surveying Scholarship is for students in the Surveying...
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$500.00 Benzie Women's History Project Scholarship
The Benzie Area Women’s History Project Scholarship is awarded to...
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Varies Catherine Strom Schmidt Zonta II Scholarship
The Catherine Strom Schmidt Zonta II Scholarship is awarded to female...
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Varies Chef Pierre Scholarship
The Chef Pierre Scholarship is awarded to students in the Culinary Arts...
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$500.00 Chuck & Barb Benson Scholarship
The Chuck and Barb Benson Scholarship is awarded to any NMC student with...
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1,000 Class of 1951 Scholarship
To Honor the entering Northwestern Michigan College Class of 1951...
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Varies Clovis Ferguson Scholarship
The Clovis Ferguson Scholarship is from students enrolled in the Great...
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