Scholarship Information

School Counselor: Carrie Gray

A few basic scholarship websites:

Slack Foundation Scholarship D.J. Slack & Margery C. Slack Educational Foundation Slack Scholarship Application
 Coach McDonald Memorial Scholarship April 1st, 2018

Candidates must be an athlete and receiving a diploma from Buckley.

Coach McDonald Scholarship form (1)

The Paul and Frances B Johnson Foundation Scholarship May 15, 2019 Scholarship;The Paul T and Frances B Johnson Foundation



March 25,


Scholarship; Milliron Student-Athlete $1,000
Amvets 5/1/18 AMVETS Scholarship
Buckley Alumni Scholarship 4/30/18 Buckley Alumni Scholarship
American Legion-Department of MI   Varies
Several awards in different amounts 
Walmart   Varies Various scholarships offered. Apply at
Scholarship America Varies

Various Scholarships offered through Scholarship America.  Follow links through

Open Scholarships




5/1/19  Scholarship; BAYBUSH
CMU Alumni Gold Scholarhip March, 2019 Must be enrolled at CMU and be a child or grandchild of someone who has graduated from CMU.  Please apply at
Community Foundation Regional Scholarships  March 8,2019

 Various regional scholarships listed.  Check eligibility criteria for each one.

Available Scholatships

American Legion Auxiliary: 

Various Scholarships



 Lion’s Club of Mesick Scholarship  4/15/19  Scholarship; Lions Club of Mesick
Ann Arbor Graphic Arts Memorial Foundation March 1, 2019
$2500 Interested in a career in the printing industry; preparing to engage in a course of study in a printing program.  MI resident, 2.0 GPA. Applications at:
Grand Traverse Area MSU Alumni Club Scholarship   March 2, 2019 Scholarship; MSU
 Wexford County Republican Party Essay Contest  March   31, 2019  Essay; Wexford County Republican Party
 GTA Retired School Personnel  3/2/18

 Academic and Vocational scholarships awarded. Application information available in through

GTA Retired School Personnel

 Scholarships for Minority Students  Varies
 Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities  Varies
Zonta Club   Varies . For more information visit Women in Business Scholarship
Career Tech Center Academic Scholarship 



Students who are attending college or other types of technical training following high school. 
Attended CTC for the full 2017-2018 school year

Applications found online at 

COPAS of Michigan  March 31,        2019 Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS) is awarding a scholarship to a senior who are attending a Michigan College or University in the fall. Must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA and be majoring in Accounting, Finance or Petroleum Technology.  Follow link
 Grand Traverse Area U of M Club  4/5/2019

Must be enrolled full time at U of M to receive this scholarship.

Scholarships; U of M Club of Grand Traverse

Michigan Retailers Association   April 1, 2019 MRA will award at least 34 scholarships that are not based on financial needs. Student or his/her parents must be employed at a business that is a member of the MRA. Check with employer. Applications can be found at under the member benefits tab, then scholarship program or call MRA at 1-800-366-3699.
 Credit Union One William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship  April 1, 2019
30 or more hours of community service. family member belongs to credit union with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Visit


NMC- W.R. Angell Scholarship & Peta Williams memorial Scholarship 

 April 3,


Offers scholarships to students who demonstrate a strong scholastic ability and interest in the sciences. Selection criteria for prospective first year college students require a minimum 3.0 GPA and enrollment at NMC as a science major.

Scholarship; W.R. Angelll and Peta Williams Memorial Scholarships

Cherryland Electric Cooperative Scholarship   April 5,         2019 High school seniors whose parents or guardians who receive electric service from Cherryland Electric. Based on academic, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Minimum GPA of 2.75. To continue receiving the scholarship over 4 years, college course load must equal 12 credits per term with a 2.50 GPA.

Michigan Emergency Management Association   April 15, 2017  Students who will be enrolling in Emergency Management or currently enrolled in a Public Safety degree area. Student must carry a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Must be a Michigan state resident or graduate. Applications found at 
 Teacher Scholarship  May 4, 2019



Bay Area Desk & Derrick Club of Michigan   April 22, 2017  Invites all high school Seniors and college students who will be attending a college/ university in the Fall. Degree must be related to petroleum, energy, or any allied industry or someone who is currently working in above industries. Information can be found at  
William R. Peterson

April, 15


Scholarship; Wexford-Missaukee Bar Association-William R Peterson
Michigan Education Association   March 6,         2019

For dependents of current MEA members or retired MEA members in good standing
Michigan Masonic May 1, 2017 Michigan Masonic  See link application
 College Scholarships for Asian/Pacific Islander Students  Varies
 Baker College Scholarships  May, 2018  Visit All potential Baker College students may fill out the scholarships online.  If more information is needed contact or(855) 487-7888.
Ellsworth Farmers Exchange Scholarship  May 8, 2017
Eligible candidates must be a family member of a cooperative stockholder and must have earned a minimum GPA of 3.0. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are seeking a degree in an agricultural related field of study.  
NW Michigan Country Farm Bureau Scholarship in Memory of Frank Lipinski March 15, 2019

Preference given to NW County Farm Bureau Members, or residents of Grand Traverse and Leelanau County. Students with a 2.0 or better GPA, who are pursuing a degree in the agriculture field.

Scholarship; NW Michigan County Farm Bureau

Rotary Club of Traverse Bay Twilight  June 15, 2017 Applicants are asked to apply by applications found in the Counseling Office as well as submitting a short essay. The essay is not to exceed 500 words and should explain their interpretation of the Rotary Motto “Service Above Self” and how they have demonstrated this ethic during their high school years.
 Big Sun Scholarship      June 19, 2018
 The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
500-1,000 Word Essay answering these questions:
1. How did your participation in sports during your HS years influence you?
2. Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
3. Has your participation influenced your career goals?
Please visit our website at to learn how to apply! Send to





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