Guidance

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

List of 17 frequently asked questions.

  • 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 copy of current transcript. The applicant must also provide proof of acceptance into a university or college. Two (2) letters of recommendation and completed essay are also required.

    APPLICATIONS: Applications and full instructions are available in the Guidance Office.

    DEADLINE: All applications and required documents must be postmarked no later than Friday, May 11, 2018.
  • Michigan State University Alumni Club of Livingston County 2018 Textbook Scholarship

    The Michigan State University Alumni Club of Livingston County is pleased to announce it will award EIGHTEEN $1000 Textbook Scholarships to high school seniors who reside in Livingston County and have been accepted and plan to attend MSU for the 2018/2019 school year.

    The Scholarship Application and instructions are available online at:
    Applications must be fully completed and submitted online together with an Official transcript and the official Michigan State University Letter of Acceptance no later than Thursday, March 1, 2018, and emailed to:
  • 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 ciriteria and application, please see the attached link.
    • APPLICATION: Follow this link.
    • DEADLINE: The application form, essay, and an official transcript must be received by Ms. Mather no later than March 15
    DO NOT SUBMIT the application to U of M, it must be submitted by Ms. Mather.
  • Del Papa-Grimaldi Endowment Fund Scholarship

    The Del Papa-Grimaldi Endowment Fund Scholarship is offered through the Archdiocese of Detroit Endowment Foundation. The fund will provide two (2) scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year for high school seniors and two (2) for college freshmen. Each award will be approximately $2500.

    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: Applications and full instructions are available in the Guidance Office.

    DEADLINE: All applications must be postmarked no later than May 31
  • AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol Scholarship

    Four $1000 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.
    • APPLICATION: Applications are available in the Guidance Office.
    • DEADLINE: Completed applications must be submitted to Ms. Mather in the Guidance Office by April 13, 2018.
  • 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 2018/2019 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 are available in the Guidance Office or you may obtain the online form by e-mailing HelenDon1@gmail.com or visit the website at www.MSUOakland.com. Additional pages may be attached to the application, if needed.
    • DEADLINE: Your counselor must return your application with your transcript. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 23, 2018.
  • 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.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. 16th Annual Scholarship Program

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

    Criteria:
    • 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 $750 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: Applicants can view information related to these scholarships and download an application at www.umclubs.com/northville click on "Scholarship."
    • DEADLINE: Application must be received by April 1.
  • 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 demostrates 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 Unversity 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 beond the space provided. In addition, please attach a copy of our 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 25, 2019.
  • Edward Siwik Residential Scholarship

    The Edward Siwik Residential Scholarship is in remembrance of Edward Siwik, a graduate of Catholic Central High Schook, 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 28, 2019.
  • Chapter 113 Experimental Aircraft Association 2018 Aviation Studies Scholarship

    Up to two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from local area high schools. Minimum qualifications are: 3.0 GPA; acceptance 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 www.113.eaachapter.org.
    • DEADLINE: The application and supporting documents must be received no later than March 31, 2018.
  • 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, www.michiganlegion.org
    • 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 its location. Participants must also submit a short biography including post graduate plans. From the pool of applicants, one senior will be selected as Catholic Central's nominee for this award. 
    • DEADLINE: Essays must be submitted to Ms. Mather in the Guidance Office by November 29, 2018.
  • 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 www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm. 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 sumitted on or before November 15, 2018.
  • University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit Scholarships

    The U of M Club of Greater Detroit is sponsoring 12 unique scholarshp opportunities worth $3500 each to those students who are admitted to the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
    • Eligibilty Citeria:  If you meet ONE of the following requirements, you can log onto http://www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org/scholarships to start the application process. Once you are logged in, go to the Scholarship tab to access the application.
    1. ACT: Minimum Composite score of 31 
    2. SAT: Minimum score of 1430
    3. Top 1% of your graduating class
    • Deadline: The entire online application must be completed and submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019. 
Resources provided by the Guidance Department: 
  • College Preparatory Presentations/Documents
  • Course Selection Booklet
  • ACT/SAT preparation and information
  • Naviance Student
  • Resource page for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
To access these resources, please login by clicking 'myCC' at the top right of the website, then click 'Resources' and the appropriate page depending on your class.
“Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” is the motto of the Basilian Fathers and the sacred mission of Catholic Central High School. For ninety years, the graduates of Catholic Central have made a positive impact locally, nationally, and around the world.