Student scholarships represent the LCEF’s single largest area of student support. In 2014, the LCEF awarded $336,550 through 316 separate student scholarships. Student scholarships provide Lenawee County students and families with financial support that assists them in pursuing higher education. Scholarship eligibility varies and is generally established by the donor.
Click here to view 2014 Scholarship Recipients
The 2014 Lenawee County Education Foundation
Click https://www.lenaweecef.starsscholarshipsonline.com/STARS/default.aspx# for the 2015 LCEF scholarships that have online applications through Stars Online. If you are a student looking to apply to more one or more scholarships, you will use the link to sign up and complete the initial application. This may be a lengthy process answering the preliminary questions but this will allow the system to filter through the scholarships available and provide you with a list of those that you may be eligible to apply for.
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Lenawee County Education Foundation Presents New Scholarship for Job Readiness Training
The Lenawee County Education Foundation (LCEF) announces a new scholarship available to Lenawee County residents seeking to obtain training for a job or bettering their current job or obtaining a General Education Degree (GED). The scholarship, titled the Job Readiness Training Scholarship, will cover up to half the cost of the course work, not to exceed $500. The total amount of the awarded scholarship will be split between fall/winter and spring/summer semester course work. Scholarship applicants must be a high school graduate or completing their GED and must be a resident of Lenawee County.
This scholarship must be used toward the completion of post-secondary training or a GED. This training must take place at an accredited or certified trades or vocational education program. The scholarship is an annual reward and may be reapplied for each year.
If awarded a scholarship, recipients are encouraged to participate in the annual scholarship reception to be held May 1, 2015, where all recipients will be publicly recognized. There is no deadline to apply for the Job Readiness Training Scholarship and applications are continually reviewed and awarded periodically throughout the year. For more information click the following link: https://www.lenaweecef.starsscholarshipsonline.com/STARS/default.aspx# You will create a log in and will be directed to a page where you will click “Job Readiness Scholarship” to begin the application process.
AVAILABLE OUTSIDE THE L.C.E.F. SOFTWARE:
Greenstone Farm Credit Services announces scholarship program for incoming college freshmen pursing a degree in an agriculture-related field. Deadline to apply is February 27.
Lilley Fund Scholarship
The Lilley Fund, as administered through the Department of Human Services – Lenawee County Board, has provided funding for this scholarship for a Lenawee County resident or ward. Applicants need to be currently receiving some type of public assistance from the Department of Human Services or have received assistance from the Department within the past 18 months. Preference will be given to applicants who are seeking assistance with vocational/technical programs. This scholarship can be used for educational opportunities such as: vocational/technical programs, or college, college course work, and fees for registrations, tuition, supplies, and materials. The scholarship can be combined with other financial aid to cover related costs. More information and an application can be found by clicking the following link:
Midwest Energy Cooperative
2015 High School Scholarship Application
High school seniors whose parents or guardians currently receive monthly electric service from Midwest Energy Cooperative, and whose primary residence is in Midwest’s service area, may apply for one of the four $1000 college scholarships to be presented in spring 2015.
click here to apply: Midwest Energy Scholarship Application
2015 MIS Cares Scholarship
As part of an ongoing initiative to promote learning among students at all educational levels, MIS Cares is awarding five, $1,000 scholarships in 2015.
To be considered, you must meet the following criteria:
- Graduating senior attending school in Jackson or Lenawee county;
- Going into a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Mathematics) related field;
- Attending a college in the State of Michigan;
- Submit a letter of recommendation
- 5. Submit a fully executed Form of Authorization to use Likeness, Voice and/or Written Correspondence. (attached)
- 6. The winner of the scholarship will receive the monetary award during the winner’s second semester provided the winner has passed all first semester classes with a “B” or better grade. The winner is responsible for providing MIS Cares a copy of their first semester report card in order to finalize the scholarship award.
Click here for more information about MIS and the MIS Cares Scholarship.
If you meet these requirements, click here to download the official scholarship application.