External Opportunities

Below is a listing of external scholarships offered by other organizations and entities. Click on the name of any scholarship to find out more and learn how to apply. Northwestern Michigan College has no affiliation with these scholarships and all questions should be directed to the contact information listed for the scholarship.

Note to External Organizations: to be added to this listing, please submit your request to our scholarship specialist, Catherine Creighton: ccreighton@nmc.edu

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
up to $2,000 Merchants Exchange Scholarship Fund for Maritime Students
The Merchants Exchange Scholarship Fund is designed to support students with a demonstrated passion and drive for the maritime industry. We award...
The Merchants Exchange Scholarship Fund is designed to support students...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: up to $2,000
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$500 Helping Hands Scholarship for Health Occupation Students
MISSION FindCNAClasses is proud to present our second annual Helping Hands Scholarship Program. There are two missions for the program: the first...
MISSION FindCNAClasses is proud to present our second annual Helping...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500
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$2,500.00 Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarship
Baron & Budd is one of the largest, oldest and most revered plaintiffs’ firms in the nation, and leads the charge in giving cancer victims the...
Baron & Budd is one of the largest, oldest and most revered plaintiffs’...
  • Deadline: 07/16/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
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$1,000 7shifts Culinary & Hospitality Management Scholarships
The 7shifts Culinary Scholarship program empowers the next generation of restaurant workers to get the education they need to propel the industry...
The 7shifts Culinary Scholarship program empowers the next generation of...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Credit Sesame: Financial Literacy Scholarship
Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their credit and loans and achieve their financial goals. In support of this...
Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their...
  • Deadline: 10/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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Varies Amical Scholarship
The Amical Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan College students in any program of study. To be eligible for this award recipients...
The Amical Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan College...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
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1,000 Arlie Mae (Bedell) Lessard Memorial Scholarship
The Arlie Mae (Bedell) Lessard Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) students in any program of study. To qualify...
The Arlie Mae (Bedell) Lessard Memorial Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: 1,000
Varies Edgar & Etta Derbyshire Memorial Scholarship
The Edgar and Etta Derbyshire Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) students in any program of study. To qualify...
The Edgar and Etta Derbyshire Memorial Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Varies up to $1000 John Lewis Veterans for Peace Scholarship
The John Lewis Veterans for Peace Scholarship at Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) is available to Veterans or the child, grandchild, sibling or...
The John Lewis Veterans for Peace Scholarship at Northwestern Michigan...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: Varies up to $1000
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Varies Mary Lee Lord Zonta Scholarship
The Mary Lee Lord Zonta Scholarship was established in 2006 by the Zonta Club of Traverse City in honor of Women’s Resource Center Director, Mary...
The Mary Lee Lord Zonta Scholarship was established in 2006 by the Zonta...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area Home in a Day Merit Scholarship
The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area Home in a Day Merit Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) students...
The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area Home in a Day...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies William Cunningham Memorial Scholarship
The William J. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) students in any program of study. To be eligible...
The William J. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Zonta Opportunity for Change Scholarship
The Zonta Club of Traverse City provides the Opportunity for Change Scholarship for female students attending Northwestern Michigan College. The...
The Zonta Club of Traverse City provides the Opportunity for Change...
  • Deadline: 12/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for Women Pilots
Each year Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for fully funded advanced flight training, jet type ratings and...
Each year Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal...
The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies American Welding Society
The American Welding Society Foundation was established by the American Welding Society (AWS) on September 13, 1989, to support programs that...
The American Welding Society Foundation was established by the American...
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  • Award: Varies
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$2,000.00 AMERICANMUSCLE AUTOMOTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS
We are offering 4 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education an opportunity to be awarded $2,000...
We are offering 4 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who...
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  • Award: $2,000.00
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$2,500.00 Ann Mapes Scholarship
The Zonta Club of Traverse City is taking applications for its $2,500 Ann Mapes Scholarship. The Ann Mapes scholarship is awarded annually to a...
The Zonta Club of Traverse City is taking applications for its $2,500...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
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Varies Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of...
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Charlevoix County Community Foundation
Thanks to our generous donors, Charlevoix County Community Foundation is pleased to offer more than 100 scholarships every year to graduating high...
Thanks to our generous donors, Charlevoix County Community Foundation is...
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  • Award: Varies
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$2,000.00 CNCMachines.Net Scholarship
The Future Of Machinist: What are some ways to attract younger generations to the machining industry To apply for our January 2020 scholarship,...
The Future Of Machinist: What are some ways to attract younger...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
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Varies Fastweb
Get personalized awards based on your individual profile. Sign up or log into see scholarships you’ve been matched to. Fastweb works by matching...
Get personalized awards based on your individual profile. Sign up or...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in...
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Fostering Futures Scholarship
The Fostering Futures Scholarship (FFS) provides eligible foster youth with scholarship funds for tuition, fees, room/board, books, and...
The Fostering Futures Scholarship (FFS) provides eligible foster youth...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Freemont Area Community Foundation
Fremont Area Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually to Newaygo County students and residents bound for college or pursuing...
Fremont Area Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships...
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  • Award: Varies
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$500.00 Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
To be considered eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship you must: 1) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary...
To be considered eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship you...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
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Varies Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians Higher Education Office- Scholarship
The Education Department of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians provides the Higher Education Scholarship Program for GTB tribal...
The Education Department of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
The Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation believes that higher education is key to a healthy and vibrant community. Annually, the Community...
The Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation believes that higher...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Hecksel-Sutherland Scholarship
The Michigan Chapter of 99s is excited to be able to offer the Hecksel-Sutherland scholarship to women who are interested in all aspects of...
The Michigan Chapter of 99s is excited to be able to offer the...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Horatio Alger Association
As one of the nation’s largest need-based privately-funded college scholarship providers, the Horatio Alger Association assists high school...
As one of the nation’s largest need-based privately-funded college...
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  • Award: Varies
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$1000 Integra Sources: Annual Computer Hardware Engineering Scholarship for Students
Integra Sources is an electronics design house which provides custom software and hardware solutions and specializes in embedded hardware design,...
Integra Sources is an electronics design house which provides custom...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1000
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$500 Jay & Joan Hook Scholarship
The Jay and Joan Hook Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) student in any program of study. To qualify for this award,...
The Jay and Joan Hook Scholarship is awarded to Northwestern Michigan...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Varies Lapeer County Community Foundation
The Lapeer County Community Foundation is dedicated to attracting and managing permanently endowed funds serving a wide range of charitable...
The Lapeer County Community Foundation is dedicated to attracting and...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Leelanau Township Community Foundation
Scholarships administered by the Leelanau Township Community Foundation reward the achievements of our future community leaders. Some scholarships...
Scholarships administered by the Leelanau Township Community Foundation...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Little River Band of Odawa Higher Education Scholarship
Awards are based upon recommended need as determined by the college or university financial aid department and the Little River Band of Ottawa...
Awards are based upon recommended need as determined by the college or...
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  • Award: Varies
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$500.00 Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation
The Community Foundation is pleased to offer up to 35 scholarships totaling $42,000 to eligible Emmet County students. Contact staff at (231)...
The Community Foundation is pleased to offer up to 35 scholarships...
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  • Award: $500.00
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$2,500.00 Rotary Club of Elk Rapids Scholarship
Three $2,500 scholarships available to current ERHS Seniors or recent graduates who attend Northwestern Michigan College. Requirements:...
Three $2,500 scholarships available to current ERHS Seniors or recent...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
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Varies Straights Area Community Foundation
Straights Area Community Foundation holds many scholarship funds to provide educational assistance to students from Cheboygan County and Mackinaw...
Straights Area Community Foundation holds many scholarship funds to...
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  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 TBA Credit Union Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship program was launched in 2015 with the purpose to help fund a student’s study of foreign language and culture. Guidelines: •...
This scholarship program was launched in 2015 with the purpose to help...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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up to $1,250 The Paramount Business Jets Aviation Scholarship
At Paramount Business Jets, we believe that every company should bring value to the community it is a part of. We are fortunate enough to have a...
At Paramount Business Jets, we believe that every company should bring...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: up to $1,250
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$1,000 The Zebra: Michigan Tour Guide Scholarship
The goal of the Zebra’s annual scholarship is to help alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Michigan area, while also...
The goal of the Zebra’s annual scholarship is to help alleviate the...
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  • Award: $1,000
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$500.00 William H and Vivian J. Bassett Family Scholarship
In memory of Vivian J. Hedden Bassett, her husband William Bassett Sr. and son William Bassett Jr. have established this scholarship. To qualify...
In memory of Vivian J. Hedden Bassett, her husband William Bassett Sr....
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  • Award: $500.00
$2,500 Chairish Scholarship Program: for students in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering field
Chairish is the leading online marketplace for design lovers to buy and sell chic vintage decor, furniture and art. We are America’s largest and...
Chairish is the leading online marketplace for design lovers to buy and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000.00 FolioWebsites Scholarship Contest: Submit an essay or video!
In an effort to expand our impact, we are excited to announce the launch of our annual FolioWebsites Scholarship Contest. The winner will receive a...
In an effort to expand our impact, we are excited to announce the launch...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000 Huckabuy Scholarship Program for Marketing, Design, or Computer Science Degrees
Huckabuy is a performance-based search engine optimization (SEO) platform that creates cutting-edge software products and services aligned with...
Huckabuy is a performance-based search engine optimization (SEO)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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