Flushing Scholarships

  • Flushing Scholarships

    The following scholarships are active and offered for Flushing students. Read each scholarship for a description of the scholarship and directions on how to apply. 

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    Flushing Book Club Scholarship

    This $1,000 scholarship is available to female seniors with a 3.5 GPA or higher. A book review of a substantial quality book and a biographical essay is required. Pick up an application in the Guidance Office. 

    Deadline....February 25, 2020

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    Kevin Simpson Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship requires a minimum 2.5 GPA if attending trade school or 3.0 GPA if attending college. Applicants must write an essay focusing on how a health concern or diagnosis has impacted your life. One recipient for a $1,000 non-renewable award. Pick up application in Guidance Office. 

    Deadline...March 1, 2019

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    Jan Liepman Memorial Vocal Music Scholarship

    A $3,000 scholarship will be given to a graduating senior who will be pursuing a degree in music, with a concentration in voice or another related degree. Applicants will be required to submit a tape or CD of their performance of two contrasting songs. A minimum 2.5 GPA is also required. Apply online at:

    Once on our website (www.cfgf.org), students should select Grantmaking at the top of the screen, and then Scholarships.  Select Apply for a Scholarship on the left side of the screen to get started with the pre-qualifying process.  A student’s answers to these pre-qualifying questions will populate a list of the scholarships available to them based on the criteria they meet.

    The student only needs to complete the online application once, even if they are applying for multiple scholarships.

    Application Form Here

    Deadline.... March 15, 2020

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    Edgar L. Cornwell Scholarship

    4 Scholarships of $2,000 a piece will be awarded to graduating seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstration of financial need. Students must submit a copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR) through FAFSA and a paragraph of how the scholarship would benefit them. Apply online at:

    Once on our website (www.cfgf.org), students should select Grantmaking at the top of the screen, and then Scholarships.  Select Apply for a Scholarship on the left side of the screen to get started with the pre-qualifying process.  A student’s answers to these pre-qualifying questions will populate a list of the scholarships available to them based on the criteria they meet.

    The student only needs to complete the online application once, even if they are applying for multiple scholarships

    Application Form Here

    Deadline.... March 15, 2020

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    Roberta Reed McWilliams Endowment Fund Scholarship

    $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or a 2.9 GPA and an ACT composite score of 23. Documentation of community service is required. Students must submit a personal essay and a letter of recommendation.  Apply online at:

    Once on our website (www.cfgf.org), students should select Grantmaking at the top of the screen, and then Scholarships.  Select Apply for a Scholarship on the left side of the screen to get started with the pre-qualifying process.  A student’s answers to these pre-qualifying questions will populate a list of the scholarships available to them based on the criteria they meet.

     The student only needs to complete the online application once, even if they are applying for multiple scholarships

    Application Form Here

    Deadline....March 15, 2020

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    Flushing High School Alumni Association Scholarship

    A scholarship will be awarded to graduates of Flushing High School who are pursuing further education in college and/or vocational school with academic grade averages of a B average or higher as their overall high school grade.  Must demonstrate financial need and extracurricular excellence.  Apply online at:

    Once on our website (www.cfgf.org), students should select Grantmaking at the top of the screen, and then Scholarships.  Select Apply for a Scholarship on the left side of the screen to get started with the pre-qualifying process.  A student’s answers to these pre-qualifying questions will populate a list of the scholarships available to them based on the criteria they meet.

    The student only needs to complete the online application once, even if they are applying for multiple scholarships

    Application Form Here

    Deadline.... March 15, 2020

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    Rotary Club of Flushing Scholarship Fund

    Applications are now being accepted for two $1,000 scholarships from the Rotary Club of Flushing Scholarship Fund. Established by the Rotary Club of Flushing, applicants may apply at the following website: (www.cfgf.org), students should select Grants and Scholarships at the top of the screen, and then Scholarships.  Select Apply for a Scholarship on the left side of the screen to get started with the pre-qualifying process.  A student’s answers to these pre-qualifying questions will populate a list of the scholarships available to them based on the criteria they meet.

    As a service organization, the emphasis of the scholarship awards is leadership and community volunteerism. All 2020 high school graduates or equivalency certification recipients living in the community boundaries of the Flushing Community School system qualify for participation and are strongly urged to complete the brief application. Students attending post-graduation programs such as vocational training, medical assisting certification, trade school or traditional college/university are encouraged to apply.  This is not an exhaustive list.

    Applicants will have demonstrated completion of high school or equivalent certification. Candidates will indicate the activities they’ve participated in locally as a volunteer, leader or demonstrate their likelihood of participating in community activities as an adult. The potential candidate shall reside within the boundaries served by the Flushing Community School District. Candidates may have attended any high school or home-based program.

    The Rotary Club of Flushing is a service organization that has a dual emphasis, one of which is national humanitarian programs such as the eradication of Polio worldwide and local community projects. Each of these endeavors will represent the Rotary motto: Service Above Self.  Two examples out of dozens locally include the Flushing Riverview Park beautification project and the Scholarships addressed in this article

    Application Form Here

     Deadline...March 15, 2020

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    Flushing Athletic Booster Scholarship

    There will be at least two $500 scholarships, these awards will be offered to a FHS senior male and a female who have competed in interscholastic athletics during their high school years and have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicants’ parents must be in a committee of Athletic Boosters in good standing. Two letters of recommendation and a one-page essay are required along with a completed application. . Pick up application in Guidance Office.


    Deadline.... April 6, 2020

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    Carol Jekel Memorial Scholarship 

    The Carol Jekel Memorial Fund has established a scholarship to recognize and reward seniors who have made extraordinary efforts and realized success in their Flushing High School business classes. Mrs. Jekel is a former business teacher at Flushing High School that was well-known and respected for her passion for the subject she taught and the students she worked with.

    Eligibility: A senior in line for graduation who was previously enrolled in and/or is currently enrolled in a Flushing High School business class (Accounting, BMA, and/or Marketing).

    Award Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated on their business class grade and recipients will be selected by their postsecondary plans pursuing a business degree (General Business, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, etc.) and their career plans for using this degree.

    Award Amount:

    $500.00 for use toward tuition, fees, books, or supplies. The award will be issued to the post-secondary

    institution of your choice.

    Application Procedures:

    • Complete the application
    • A one-page MLA formatted paper describing your post-secondary plans for training and career plans
    • An updated EDP
    • A transcript including 1st Semester grades from senior year and a current schedule
    • A letter of recommendation from their Flushing High School business class teacher

    Pickup an Application in the Guidance Office 

    Deadline...April 13, 2020

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    Welch Scholarship

    Eight seniors will be chosen to receive a scholarship of $5,000 based on academic performance, extra-curricular and/or community involvement. An interview will be held for finalists. A GPA of 3.7 or higher is required. The Scholarship is for Tuition OR Room & Board only, it cannot be used for anything else. Applicants also have to be going to a college in the state of Michigan. Pick up application in Guidance Office. Interviews for finalist will be held on May 6, 2020

    Deadline.... April 17, 2020

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    Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Co. Merit Scholarship

     

     A $1000 scholarship is available to seniors who have a 3.0 GPA, are pursuing a degree in business/management or insurance related field and have been accepted to an accredited college or university. Priority will be given to students involved in community and/or extracurricular activities. Financial need will also be taken into consideration. Pick up application in Guidance Office. You must also complete an essay to get this scholarship.

     

    Deadline.... April 17, 2020

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    Stephen T. Phillips Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is made possible through donations from the family and friends of the Stephen T. Phillips family.  It is in memory of Stephen who died in December 2005 after a brave battle with brain cancer.  It is for Flushing High School seniors who will be attending the University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor with preference shown to those electing to study Engineering.  Pick up an application in Guidance Office.

    Deadline....April 24, 2020

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    Robert Hoffman Memorial Scholarship

    Three $500 scholarships will be given to Flushing High School seniors based on academic performance, extra-curricular activity, and/or community involvement. Financial need will also be considered. Interviews will be a possibility. Pick up application in Guidance Office.

    Deadline....April 24, 2020

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    Elaine & Marion Rumsey Scholarship Fund

    Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from Flushing High School. Students must submit an application and current transcript. Pick up application in Guidance Office.

    Deadline.... April 30, 2020

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    Brent Edwards Memorial Scholarship

     

    This $1,000 scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Flushing High School planning on attending Central Michigan University next year. Academic achievement, extra-curricular participation, community service involvement and financial need will be considered. Pick up application in Guidance Office.

     

    Deadline.... April 30, 2020

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    Thomas Smith Memorial Scholarship

    A $1,000 scholarship in being given to those who have a GPA of at least 2.0, three letters of recommendation and a one-page essay. Good sportsmanship, involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service are taken into consideration. Pick up application in Guidance Office.

    Deadline.... May 1, 2020

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    Maxine Kennedy Memorial Theater Dept. Scholarship

     

    A maximum of $1,000 to be awarded annually to a Flushing High School graduating senior who will be pursuing a degree in a fine arts related field, focusing on theatre . Applicants will be required to submit a performance/training resume and two letters of recommendation. A minimum 2.5 GPA is also required.

    Pick up application in the guidance office.

     

    Deadline.... May 1, 2020

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    Flushing Women's Club Fine Arts Scholarship

    Two $500 scholarships will be given to students demonstrating appreciation for the arts (arts, drama, choir, band or orchestra). Extra-curricular activities and achievements will be considered. Pick up an application in the Guidance Office.

    Deadline.... May 1, 2020

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