Scholarships From Outside Organizations

Please Note - The outside scholarship announcements on this page are provided as a service. Most of these scholarships are not administered by the foundation. You must contact the individual organizations below to apply for their respective scholarship.

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship

The Dr. Alma S. Adams 2014 Scholarship, which is sponsored by Legacy, is offering two $5,000 awards for students who have shown a commitment to reducing tobacco use through community service for an underserved community and through the use of visual arts. For more information please visit

"Wrought Iron Art" Scholarship

Art Metal Workshop Inc's is offering a $1000 scholarship opportunity to two students pursuing further education with Henry Ford Community College. You can go to the online scholarship page to review student eligibility requirements and contest rules:

For more information about the scholarship, see

Candidates may also contact the the HFCC Counseling Department for more information.

AAUW Wyandotte Downriver Foundation Scholarship


  • $1,000 for the 2013/14 Academic Year
  • Scholarship will be awarded to a current HFCC student who has taken at least 12 credit hours
  • Student must reside in one of the Downriver communities
  • Student must attend the September, 2013 evening meeting of the AAUW.
AES Engineers Scholarship

Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. For more information visit

AIIM Michigan Chapter 2013 Annual Scholarship Award

AIIM, the Association for Information and Image Management, is pleased to offer the 2013 Michigan Chapter scholarship. This is being offered to undergraduate and graduate students in Southeast Michigan, who are enrolled in a computer science or similar program.

Scholarship offer is for $500, plus a one year professional membership in AIIM, and membership on the AIIM Michigan Chapter Board of Directors. This can be a great opportunity to network with working professionals in our industry, and to participate in AIIM as a board member.

American Institute of Architects Scholarship

The American Institute of Architects- Flint Chapter is pleased to announce it has established a scholarship for graduating high school seniors pursuing an education and career in architecture, as well as for continuing college students enrolled in an architecture program. To download an application and further required criteria and details please visit

American Lawyer Academy Viral Video Scholarship

The American Lawyer Academy Viral Video Scholarship Contest offers $25,000 in scholarships toward college tuition at a recognized academic institution. Students that want to use their talents and creativity to help spread a positive safe driving message that captures the imagination YouTube generation can visit to get video submission guidelines, link to information about the regional contest rules, and more.

Arab American Women's Business Council Scholarship

Scholarships are open to students of Arab descent. Please visit the AAWBC website for more information and click on the scholarships tab.

Athnet Scholarship

Athnet is offering a scholarship to qualified students. For more info please visit:

B. Davis Scholarship

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2013.

Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.

Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

B.Davis Scholarship

The deadline is approaching for the 2014 B.Davis Scholarship.

Please visit our website at to read about us and to provide your students with an opportunity to apply for our scholarship.

Applications must be received by May 26, 2014

Amount of Scholarship: $1,000

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Belleville Area Women's Club Scholarship

An annual scholarship is awarded to a woman in our surrounding community, a scholarship to "go back" to school and further her personal education. Please contact Shelly Brown-Willick, Scholarship Committee Chairperson at (734) 776-5848 for further questions. Please open the attachment below for more information on this scholarship.

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization offers an annual $500 scholarship to a young student/athlete. 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. Please visit their website at to learn how to apply.

Brian White Nation Academic Scholarship

Founding attorney of a Houston law firm, Brian White, is offering a $1000.00 to the winner of an essay submission contest and we would love to make the award available to your students and have it listed on your scholarships page

This is our first year offering this scholarship and we are very excited. Let me know if you have any questions or if I can send over more information regarding our scholarship.

Further details regarding the Brian White Nation Academic Scholarship can be found at -

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications for 2014 scholarships from Monday, Jan. 6, through 5 p.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 28. For more information please visit

Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship

Buildium, LLC, is offers a bi-annual scholarship open to all students who qualify, with two-$2,000 awards. The scholarship details are listed on our website here:

CampusRN Scholarship Fund

This is a new scholarship program for nursing programs and nursing students and features winners from six different regions across the country. CampusRN will award six $2,500 scholarships to needy and deserving nursing students in each region. Henry Ford Community College has registered for the program and to apply go to:

Coca-Cola Scholarships Foundation

Scholarships are available to students of two-year institutions who demonstrate a commitment to community service. Information can be found at Click on the Apply online/Two-Year Colleges Scholarship link.

Executive Women International

Scholarships are available for women in transition through the Executive Women’s International Association. Information can be found at Click on the "Apply for an EWI Scholarship" button.

Fluid Power Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Fluid Power Educational Foundation Scholarship is available to students enrolled in nine (9) credit hours; have a 3.0 GPA; and is taking a minimum of one fluid power course. HFCC students enrolled in Fluid Power classes (Hydraulics and Pneumatics) should check out this opportunity. More information can be obtained by visiting the following link:

Goedekers Scholarship

Win up to $500 for books. For more information please check out:

Goodwin Innovation Scholarship

The Goodwin Innovation Scholarship includes one first place winner at $1000 and two runner up winners at $500. More information about the scholarship can be found at

Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship

Scholarships are available for second-year students enrolled in a technical education program at the associate level. Technical Education Program means a program of study leading to an associate's degree or licensed certification in electronic systems, heating/air conditioning, plumbing, welding, automotive, construction or other industrial trade.

Qualified applicants are asked to contact one of the following HFCC Architecture and Construction Technology Faculty: Lee Yaros at (313) 317-1517; Craig Priskorn at (313) 317-1516; and Chad Richert at (313) 317-1515.

Grand Valley State University Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Grand Valley State is offering a Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship for up to $1200 a year. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, and be a member of the PTK Honor Society. Priority will be given to students earning an Associates Degree at the community college. Students must be admitted to G.V.S.U. as a new student for the Fall 2014 semester as a full-time student. This is a renewable scholarship and the deadline to apply is March 15, 2014. For more information please visit:

Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Nursing Program Scholarship

The Nursing Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities by helping needy students complete their registered nurse training. In exchange for the scholarship, upon graduation, the newly minted nurses work at these types of facilities for at least 2 years.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers a variety of scholarships including the Community College Transfer Scholarship and Gates Millenium Scholars. More information is available at

HotelsCheap Scholarship is offering College and High School students two ongoing scholarships per year, valued at $1,500 each. They are interested in helping students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for learning, and have a drive to improve themselves, and society in general. Winners will be determined by their executive team each spring and fall semester. Their private company scholarship is open to all students who apply online through our company website application page,

K Alliance

K Alliance is offering a $500 scholarship. It is open to any student enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in a 2 or 4 year institution this year. The scholarship will be awarded to most compelling essay. The essay prompts can be found at:

Lapeer County Community Foundation Scholarships

Lapeer County Community Foundation is offering scholarships for students who reside in Lapeer County and are pursuing careers in agriculture, education, or medicine. Scholarship information can be accessed on their website at or by calling (810) 664-0691.

Lee Steinberg P.C. Law Scholarship

The Lee Steinberg P.C. Law Scholarship is a writing contest with a $1,000 award. More details can be found at

Marathon Petroleum Michigan Refining Division Scholarship in Process Technology
  • Awarded to students earning certification in Process Technology or an Associates in Applied Science in Process Technology
  • Full tuition, fees and books for PTEC Certification Program
  • Confirmation of Detroit residency with high school diploma or GED
  • Submit letter of interest and willingness to commit to the academic requirements of the PTE Program
  • Three written letters of reference specific to this scholarship application

Submit the above information: Henry Ford Community College, Attn: Corporate Training – Process Technology Scholars Program, 5101 Evergreen Rd., Dearborn, MI 48128. Selected candidates will undergo a Foundational Learning Skills Assessment as part of the application process. Contact for more information.

Mary Free Bed Scholarships

Mary Free Bed is offering two scholarship opportunities. One is for minority students pursuing Nursing degrees and the other is for students with disabilities. For more information about these scholarships please visit for a complete scholarship application. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2014

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship

The MRA, Michigan Retailers Association, is awarding at least 30 $1,000 scholarships. This is not a need based scholarship. Students and/or their parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA. The deadline to request an application is March 15 and it must be submitted by April 1, 2014. For more information you may contact Ms. Schilling at 1-800-366-3699.

Michigan State University Western Wayne County Alumni Club

This is a transfer scholarship established to assist HFCC students who will be going on to Michigan State University for their bachelor degree work. Contact Mr. Sanford Sulkes at (734) 261-7272 or for additional information.

NALS of Detroit Scholarship

NALS of Detroit Scholarship presents two (2) $500.00 nonrenewable tuition/books-only scholarship to those enrolled in a school of advanced education in the legal field. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholastic or legal career achievements, future career goals, demonstration of financial need, and leadership ability. The scholarship award may be granted to any qualified applicant in the legal field.

National Association for Legal Professionals

Scholarships are periodically available to students who are interested in careers in the law and/or criminal justice. Information can be found at

Nazareth Association of Kalamazoo Nursing Scholarship

The Nazareth Association of Kalamazoo assists students pursuing a Nursing Degree in Michigan. Check out our website in order to better understand our organization at Click here for more information about our association, its mission and our scholarship application. If you have additional questions, please contact Gladys Sudeikis or Mary Van Tassel at (269) 342-1191. College Scholarship Writing Contest is offering a scholarship writing contest. Deadline to apply is July 1, 2014. For more information please visit

Panrimo Scholarships

Parnrimo is making available more than $1,000,000 in grants and scholarships for which students interested in studying abroad can apply for on their website at

Pearson Prize for Higher Education

A two-tiered award meant to both identify students who are giving back to the college community and help them continue their work.

The Pearson Prize supports students who have:

  • Completed at least one year in college
  • Demonstrated leadership in community service
  • Been attending a two- or four-year school
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship at Grand Valley State University


  • You must apply for admission to Grand Valley State University by March 15 for the fall semester.
  • You must have achieved at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average.
  • You must be a member of the PTK society.
  • You must enroll as a full time student at Grand Valley State University.
  • You must submit a letter of application indicating your education and career goals.
  • You must arrange an interview with the PTK scholarship committee.
  • Associates degree is required.

For additional information go to:

Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation and the Michigan Boating Industries Association invites you to pursue a marine career in the exciting Michigan boating industry by applying for an educational scholarship. Click here for more information. Click here to read a letter from the RBIEF or click here for the scholarship application.

Safesmart Scholarship

Safemart is undergoing a scholarship program of $500 for essays entered under the topic, "What is priceless to you?".

For complete details, please follow this link:

Speciality Equipment Market Association

If you are interested in a career in the specialty automotive industry scholarship assistance may be available through SEMA. Visit

The scholarship program is open to students attending a college or university, a community college, or a technical college or trade school. Applications can be found at

The Michigan Community College Scholarship

A one-time $1,500 scholarship offered to entering students selected on the basis of their academic performance and other qualifications. All entering transfer students are automatically considered and no application is required For more information, see

Candidates may also contact the the HFCC Counseling Department for more information.

The Sallie Mae Fund Scholarship Programs

Adressing financial need through scholarships is a key priority of The Sallie Mae Fund. Sallie Mae offers several scholarships including First in My Family, Unmet Need, American Dream, Community College Transfer, the Writers of Passage and the Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund. For more information visit

The University of Michigan - Dearborn

Students transferring to the University of Michigan - Dearborn may be eligible for one of many transfer scholarships. For a complete listing visit

Yellow Pages United Mark Smith Scholarship

Yellow Pages United is offering the The Yellow Pages United Mark Smith Scholarship in the amount of $2500 for qualifying students. Please visit for more information. Deadline to apply is May 31,2014.

Zookal Scholarship

Zookal is offering a scholarship to eligible students. For more information please visit: