Student scholarships represent the LCEF’s single largest area of student support. In 2013, the LCEF awarded $357,800 through 342 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.


Maurice & Dorothy Stubnitz Foundation Arts Scholarship Renewal


Maurice & Dorothy Stubnitz Foundation Engineering Scholarship Renewal


2014 Scholarship Deadlines:

Application Deadline: March 1, 2014, 3:00 PM
Recommendation Deadline: March 1, 2014, 12:00 Noon
Evaluator Deadline: April 15, 2014
LCEF Scholarship Reception: May 2, 2014
Click 2014-15 Scholarship List & Links for a list of the individual LCEF scholarships that have online applications through Scholar Select. If you are a recommender looking for more information on an individual scholarship, or an applicant who knows specifically which scholarships he/she wants to apply for- you can click the direct link on the list. If you are a student looking to apply to more than one scholarship, we highly recommend you using the link at the top of our scholarship page, going through the scholarship matching, and utilizing the LCEF Core Application to populate your standard data on every application you select.

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.
The first round of Scholarship recipients must make every effort to attend the LCEF Annual Scholarship Reception on May 2nd, 2014, 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:

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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. This scholarship can be used for educational opportunities such as: vocational/technical programs, 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:

2014 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 2014.
To be considered, you must meet the following criteria:
  1. Graduating senior attending school in Jackson or Lenawee county;
  2. Going into a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) related field;
  3. Attending a college in the State of Michigan;
  4. Submit a fully executed Form of Authorization to use Likeness, Voice and/or Written Correspondence. (attached)
  5. 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.
Applications must be submitted in full on or before Jan. 21, 2014.

2014 Old National Scholarship

Old National is giving away a $1000 scholarship to a student here in Lenawee County. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or current undergraduate college students with a Kid Start Savings or ONBU Checking account and they must demonstrate a commitment to community service. If the student doesn’t currently have either of those accounts they can set one up by March 10 and still be eligible. The deadline is fast approaching: March 10th, 2014. More information is available on the Old National 2014 Scholarship and the application can be found by clicking here .

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