Scholarship Bulletin

Many applications are available online. Refer to the individual scholarships below. Click on the name of the scholarship listed below to get more information.

Scholarship Index

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  • Arab American & Chaldean Council (ACC) Scholarship

    Arab American & Chaldean Council (ACC) Scholarship
    The Arab American and Chaldean Council (ACC) will award scholarships to deserving high school seniors. Applicants must be of Arab/Chaldean descent and a resident of Michigan. A 3.0 GPA or higher is required along with a copy of the current transcript. The applicant must also provide proof of acceptance into a university or college. Two (2) letters of recommendation and a completed essay are also required.

    APPLICATIONS: Application and full instructions are available @  Scroll down the page to Our Services

    DEADLINE: The ACC Scholarship Program has been canceled due to COVID-19.
  • Michigan State University Livingston County Spartans 2020-2021 Textbook Scholarship

    The Livingston County Spartans offer an annual $1000 Textbook Scholarship to high school seniors who reside in Livingston County and have been accepted and plan to attend MSU for the 2020-2021 school year.

    The Scholarship Application and instructions are available online at:
    Applications and required documents must be emailed by Monday, March 1, 2021.
  • MACAC Maggie Miller Scholarship

    MACAC (Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling) is offering a non-renewable scholarship. The minimum amount awarded will be $500. Catholic Central may submit up to two (2) applications. For eligibility criteria and application, please see your Counselor.
    • DEADLINE: Application and essay or video must be submitted to your Counselor by March 15, 2021, for consideration.
    DO NOT SUBMIT the application to U of M, it must be submitted by the high school counselor.
  • Del Papa-Grimaldi-Gabriele Endowment Fund Scholarship

    The Del Papa-Grimaldi-Gabriele Endowment Fund Scholarship is offered through the Archdiocese of Detroit Endowment Foundation. The fund will provide one or more scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year for high school seniors and one or more for first-year college students. Each award will be approximately $2000.

    Criteria and requirements:
    1. Demonstrate good moral character, trustworthiness, and willingness to work to support themselves and others
    2. Demonstrate financial need
    3. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
    4. Must reside within the Archdiocese of Detroit
    5. The Award Committee is especially interested in the applicant’s “Aspiration Goals” essay.
    6. Official transcript and two (2) letters of recommendation are also required.

    APPLICATIONS: The application form is available at: 

    DEADLINE: All applications must be postmarked no later than June 15, 2020.

    All applications should be sent to the:
    Archdiocese of Detroit
    Department of Stewardship and Grants Management
    12 State Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Attention: Terry Kach 

    Applications may also be scanned and emailed to by the deadline.
  • AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol Scholarship

    Two $2500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who served as AAA School Safety Patrol members in Michigan. Students must submit documentation of AAA School Safety Patrol participation, good academic standing and a strong record of participation in the community and extra-curricular activities. Please review the guidelines and requirements as listed on the application. Each high school can submit one (1) application, and a faculty committee will determine the one applicant who best qualifies from Catholic Central.

    • DEADLINE: Completed applications must be submitted to Ms. Mather in the Guidance Office by March 5, 2021, for consideration. 
  • Michigan State University Alumni Club of Oakland County Scholarship

    A $2000 nonrenewable scholarship is available to Oakland County High School Seniors who have been accepted for study and plan to attend MSU for the 2021-2022 school year. The alumni board weighs grades, test scores, recommendations, comments made by the student and his counselor as well as a personal interview. Applicants should have at least a 3.5 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale. Financial need is not a requirement.
    • APPLICATIONS: Hard copies of the application will be available in the Guidance Office in January 2021 or you may obtain the online form by e-mailing or visit the website at Additional pages may be attached to the application if needed.
    • DEADLINE: Your counselor must return your application with your transcript. Applications must be submitted to your Counselor by March 22, 2021.
  • Community Foundation Scholarships

    All high school students in southeast Michigan are encouraged to submit an application to our scholarship funds.
    The Community Foundation manages more than 20 scholarship funds directly through our single-step online application process. Every student in southeast Michigan is eligible for at least one of our scholarship funds, but many students are eligible for multiple funds.

    • APPLICATIONS: Detailed information about each scholarship and the application are available at
      February 15, 2021: Registration deadline! Registrations will not be accepted beyond February 15 at 5 p.m. EST.
      March 16, 2021: Application deadline! Applications will not be accepted beyond March 16 at 5 p.m. EST.
    • Questions? Contact 313.961.6675 or
  • Martin Luther King Jr. 16th Annual Scholarship Program

    Spronsored by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) Michigan.

    • Must be current high school senior of Arab or Chaldean origin.
    • Entry must be an original essay written exclusively from an Arab or Chaldean American perspective.
    • Write an essay, 750-1000 words, focusing on the following topic: As an Arab/Chaldean American, how would you describe the impact that the message/work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has had on your community and on you personally?
    • APPLICATIONS: For specific essay details and guidelines, please see Ms. Mather in the Guidance Department.
    • DEADLINE: Essays must be postmarked no later than TBD.
  • University of Michigan Club of Greater Northville Scholarships

    8 scholarships in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to high school seniors who have been admitted to and will be attending the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Dearborn, or Flint. To be eligible, the student must reside in a community within the assigned zip code areas. A list of the assigned zip areas is available in the Guidance Office.
    • APPLICATIONS: The application can be accessed starting on February 15, 2021. Applicants can view information related to these scholarships and download an application at click on "Scholarship."
    • DEADLINE: The application must be received by April 1, 2021.
  • Reginald L. Tucker Scholarship

    The Reginald L. Tucker Scholarship is awarded annually in memory of Reginald L. Tucker, Catholic Central Class of 1973. The Scholarship is awarded to a senior entering college who best demonstrates Reggie's qualities of scholarship, leadership, and spirit. After graduating from Catholic Central High School, Reggie Tucker earned his B.A. degree at Yale University in 1977 and his J.D. degree at the University of Michigan in 1980. At the time of his death in 1984, he was practicing law in Chicago. He distinguished himself as a student and a lawyer and touched many with his vibrant personality. The scholarship consists of a one-time, $4,000 stipend. Selection of the scholarship's recipient is made by a committee consisting of members of the founders and trustees of the scholarship.
    • APPLICATION: Please type and print the application, which can be found in the attached file. You may attach additional pages if necessary, but there is no need to go beyond the space provided. Essays MUST be proofed by your Counselor prior to submitting! In addition, please attach a copy of your transcript which you can request from your Counselor. You must also submit 2 Letters of Recommendation, at least one of which must be from a faculty member.
    • DEADLINE: The application and all supporting documents must be submitted to Ms. Mather by Friday, January 29, 2021.
  • Edward Siwik Residential Scholarship

    The Edward Siwik Residential Scholarship is in remembrance of Edward Siwik, a graduate of Catholic Central High School and a student at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, who was a victim of a fatal shooting incident on April 17, 1981 in Bursley Hall on the North Campus of the University. As a living memorial to Edward Siwik, fellow students and staff members at Bursley Hall and elsewhere in the University created a scholarship to be given out annually. The minimum scholarship is $500 (non-renewable) and will be applied toward housing at U of M.
    • APPLICATION: Scholarship candidates must be accepted and plan to attend the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan. All applicants must submit an essay of 500 words or less answering the question, "What does the Edward Siwik Residential Scholarship mean to me?"
    • DEADLINE: Essays must be submitted to Ms. Mather in the Guidance Department on or before March 25, 2021.
  • Chapter 113 Experimental Aircraft Association 2021 Aviation Studies Scholarship

    Up to two $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from local area high schools pursuing a career in Aviation or Flight Training. Candidates should be currently accepted to a college, university, or trade school majoring in aviation-related studies or in an approved flight school. All applicants MUST exhibit a passion for aviation!
    • APPLICATIONS: Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at
    • DEADLINE: The application, essay, and 2 letters of recommendation must be received no later than March 31, 2021.
  • AES Engineers Scholarship

    AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the submitted essays. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

    Amount of award: $500
  • American Legion Scholarship Program

    The American Legion offers a variety of scholarship opportunities.
    • APPLICATIONS: All applications and relative materials are available for downloading from the Programs, Scholarships or Form Links on the American Legion Website,
    • DEADLINE: Varies
  • Fireside Essay Scholarship

    Fireside Publishing is pleased to recognize outstanding Catholic high school seniors who are daily "Putting their Faith into Action." Five winners will receive $1000 cash awards. Interested students must submit a 750-word essay on "How is your religious education influencing your life?" Essays cannot contain any identifying information of the student, school or location. Participants must also submit a short biography including post-graduation plans. From the pool of applicants, one senior will be selected as Catholic Central's nominee for this award. 
    • DEADLINE: Due to reduced staffing and resource issues related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Fireside Catholic Publishers will not be conducting the annual Fireside Catholic Scholarship contest this year. It is our hope and desire to return to it in the coming years.
  • Most Valuable Student Scholarship

    The Most Valuable Student Scholarship offers 500 four-year scholarships, ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, for graduating high school seniors based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
    • APPLICATIONS: Applications are available at Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Applications must be submitted to the Elks Lodge closest to the student's home.
    • DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted on or before November 5, 2020.
  • University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit

    The University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit is sponsoring 12 unique scholarship opportunities for quality citizen-students who will be incoming Freshmen in the Fall of 2021 at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
    1. GPA (unweighted) of 3.8
    2. ACT: Minimum Composite score of 31 
    3. SAT: Minimum score of 1430
    4. Top 1% of your graduating class
    • Application Deadline: The entire online application must be completed and submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021. 

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