Scholarship Opportunities

The annual deadline for local scholarship applications (due to Mr. Curth) is the first Friday in May. For other scholarships, check websites or the scholarship forms for instructions for submitting.

Please refer to the Financial Aid Resources page for helpful links and tutorials.

Local and Area Scholarships:

Scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) use the Mackinaw City Schools scholarship form available below. Others use their own form, which will be made available as they arrive. 

 Straits Area Community Foundation (Apply online at

  • Alberta Schappacher Scholarship
  • Cheboygan Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship
  • Eleanor L. and John R. Heilman Nursing Education Scholarship (Cheboygan County residents)
  • Great Lakes Captains Association Scholarship (4th year Great Lakes Maritime Academy)
  • Mackinaw Memorial Parade Scholarship
  • Mackinaw City High School Scholarship
  • Lorna McMahon Scholarship
  • Agnes & Russell Palmer Scholarship (ACC or MSU for Health Related)
  • Raymond Plaunt Maritime Memorial Scholarship
  • Mackinaw City Woman's Club Scholarship
  • Carl & Helen Basel MSU Scholarship

Petoskey/Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation (Apply online at

  • Cafe Society Educational Scholarship
  • C.W. McClellan Scholarship
  • First Tee Scholarship
  • Gerald Gramzay – Stafford’s Hospitality Culinary Scholarship (Emmet County graduates - preference to those going into culinary arts or hospitality)
  • Home Builders Association of Northern Michigan Building Industry Career Scholarship (Emmet County graduates pursuing a career in the building industry)
  • Jeffrey Bodzick Scholarship
  • Olofsson Family Scholarship (Emmet County graduates - preference to those pursuing math, science or business)
  • Petoskey Area Business and Professional Women’s Scholarship (female resident of Emmet County attending NCMC)
  • Stafford and Janice Smith Scholarship (Emmet County graduates pursuing a career in hospitality or education)

Charlevoix County Community Foundation (Apply online at

  • Boyne City Cooperative
  • First Sergeant John D. Juracko Scholarship
  • Marine Corps League Scholarship

Other Available Scholarships

Seniors: Be sure to check these links to see how you might qualify for the following: