All Opportunities

Welcome to the Lake Michigan College scholarship application and matching homepage. Apply here for scholarships for fall 2022 and spring 2023. For spring 2022 scholarships, please contact the financial aid office at finaid@lakemichigancollege.edu or (269) 927-8112

It’s easy to get started!

  1. Click the “Sign In” button which will prompt you to sign in with your LMC credentials.
  2. Complete the General Application to be auto-matched to several scholarships at once! Completing the essay is not required, but will qualify you for more opportunities.
  3. The auto-matched scholarships will appear on your scholarship applications page.
  4. You may also apply for additional “recommended opportunities” by answering an additional question or two.
  5. If you see None in the action column next to a scholarship that means that we have all we need try to match you to this scholarship.

Please note:

  • Scholarships will be awarded to students who have applied and been accepted to Lake Michigan College
  • Students need to be enrolled at least half time (six credit hours) and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • Applicants may be required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please note that award amounts are subject to change based on your overall financial aid package.
  • You will be notified if you have been awarded a scholarship via your LMC email. Please check it frequently and follow any directions.
  • Most scholarships require a thank you letter to the donor.

We are here to help at finaid@lakemichigancollege.edu or (269) 927-8112. We and our generous donors look forward to making college more accessible for you! Good luck!

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses 100 Women Strong
Criteria • Resident of Berrien County. • Preference for female students. • Preference for Non-traditional student. • 2.5 GPA requirement for...
Criteria • Resident of Berrien County. • Preference for female...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, childcare or transportation needs AAUW (South Haven) American Association of University Women Scholarship
Criteria: Be residents of the South Haven or Covert School district Be adult students 25 years of age or older Current, returning or first-time...
Criteria: Be residents of the South Haven or Covert School...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, childcare or transportation needs
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Academic Mathematics Scholarship
Criteria The award will equal the amount of tuition for the next mathematics class. Financial need will not be a factor in determining the...
Criteria The award will equal the amount of tuition for the next...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Academic Success Scholarship
Criteria Be a current high school graduate entering College for the first time Be a Lake Michigan in-district resident Have a minimum high...
Criteria Be a current high school graduate entering College for the...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Al & Sue Pscholka Family Endowed Scholarship
Criteria Resident of Berrien County Single parent, or student from a single parent household High school graduates must have a minimum of 2.5...
Criteria Resident of Berrien County Single parent, or student from a...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other related class supplies Albemarle Scholarship - stem majors (science, technology, engineering, and math)
Criteria Resident of Allegan or Van Buren Counties Pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or math Maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA...
Criteria Resident of Allegan or Van Buren Counties Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other related class supplies
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Algonquin Chapter, DAR Scholarship in honor of Lois Wier
Criteria Be returning to Lake Michigan College for the second year Priority will be given but not limited to female students in Health Studies...
Criteria Be returning to Lake Michigan College for the second...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and/or LMC child care Andy Reves Memorial Scholarship
Criteria Permanent residents of the region the College serves Current high school graduate entering College for the first time or Current...
Criteria Permanent residents of the region the College serves Current...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and/or LMC child care
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Anne and David Brockway Scholarship - music majors
Criteria Be residents of the Lakeshore, St. Joseph or Benton Harbor areas Be current high school graduates entering College for the first...
Criteria Be residents of the Lakeshore, St. Joseph or Benton Harbor...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Anne E. Mulder Scholarship
Criteria: Do not have to demonstrate financial need The student must provide a scholarship essay and include community involvement Recipients...
Criteria: Do not have to demonstrate financial need The student must...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Annette Bacehowksi (South Haven AAUW) Scholarship
Criteria: Be a resident of the Lake Michigan College district Preference given to residents of Bangor, Covert, or South Haven Be a traditional...
Criteria: Be a resident of the Lake Michigan College...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses B & B Molders Endowed Scholarship
Criteria Be a resident of the College district or St. Joseph or Elkhart Counties in Indiana Be a current high school graduate entering Lake...
Criteria Be a resident of the College district or St. Joseph or...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Barnes and Noble Scholarship - business majors
Criteria: Award recipients shall be selected from applicants enrolled at Lake Michigan College either as freshmen or sophomores. Accepted for...
Criteria: Award recipients shall be selected from applicants enrolled...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition and fees Benton Harbor Lions Club A.J. "Bud" Hoffman Honorary Scholarship
Criteria: Be a resident of the Benton Harbor Area (Benton Harbor mailing address) Demonstrate financial need Plan to enroll as a full-time...
Criteria: Be a resident of the Benton Harbor Area (Benton Harbor...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition and fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Bernice Tiscornia Honors Program Scholarship
Criteria: Graduates of a Berrien County high school Current traditional college student Meet all requirements for acceptance into the Honors...
Criteria: Graduates of a Berrien County high school Current...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Berrien County Bar Association Scholarship - recent high school graduates
Criteria: Be a resident of Berrien County, Michigan Be a high school senior at a Berrien County high school when applying for the...
Criteria: Be a resident of Berrien County, Michigan Be a high school...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Berrien County Medical Society - nursing majors
Criteria: Be residents of Berrien County. Be accepted into the LMC Nursing program. Have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to apply. Maintain a...
Criteria: Be residents of Berrien County. Be accepted into the LMC...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Bertrand Crossing Career Path Scholarship
Criteria: Students applying must be: Enrolled for at least 6 credit hours At least 1 class per semester and the class must be held at the Niles...
Criteria: Students applying must be: Enrolled for at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Bertrand Crossing Summer Endowed Scholarship
Criteria: Returning student enrolled for a minimum of half time during summer semester. At least 1 class must be held at the Niles Campus at...
Criteria: Returning student enrolled for a minimum of half time during...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Betts Rittmeyer Scholarship - math, science or physical education majors
Criteria: The Betts Rittmeyer Scholarship provides assistance to returning enrolled Lake Michigan College Students. Applicants must be accepted...
Criteria: The Betts Rittmeyer Scholarship provides assistance to...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Betty Westmaas Piano Scholarship
Criteria: Be music majors with preference given to piano students Have the potential and goal to be accepted into a four-year music major...
Criteria: Be music majors with preference given to piano...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be used for tuition, fees, books, class-related supplies, on-campus housing, daycare and other educational expenses. Birk Family Viticulture Endowed Scholarship
Criteria for Award: • Any student enrolling at Lake Michigan College’s Wine and Viticulture program. • May be a full- or part-time, new or...
Criteria for Award: • Any student enrolling at Lake Michigan...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be used for tuition, fees, books, class-related supplies, on-campus housing, daycare and other educational expenses.
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be used for tuition, fees, books, class-related supplies, on-campus housing, daycare, and other educational expenses. Birk Family Welding Endowed Scholarship
Criteria for Award: • Any student enrolling at Lake Michigan College’s welding program. • May be a full or part time new or returning,...
Criteria for Award: • Any student enrolling at Lake Michigan...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be used for tuition, fees, books, class-related supplies, on-campus housing, daycare, and other educational expenses.
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, childcare or transportation needs Bradley J. And Walter B. Petigoritz Scholarship
Criteria: Students applying must: Be a resident of the Lake Michigan College District of Berrien County, Covert Township in Van Buren County and...
Criteria: Students applying must: Be a resident of the Lake Michigan...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, childcare or transportation needs
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Brenda Layne Communications Scholarship
Criteria: Students must/will be a graduate of Eau Claire High School Plan to pursue a degree in communications. Recent high school...
Criteria: Students must/will be a graduate of Eau Claire High...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Britt and Judy Murphey Family Endowment
Criteria: Students applying must: Be a resident of the College district or St. Joseph or Elkhart Counties in Indiana. Be a current high school...
Criteria: Students applying must: Be a resident of the College...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Bud Timothy Rohm Memorial Scholarship
*Criteria: * Be permanent in-district residents of the College’s service area Be traditional students (under 25 years of age) Have and maintain...
*Criteria: * Be permanent in-district residents of the College’s...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Carol L. Sizer Endowed Piano Scholarship
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high school students entering College the fall after graduation or returning...
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Carole & Don Hodgman Endowed Scholarship for South Haven area students
Criteria: Be residents of the South Haven, Bangor, or Covert school districts New or current college students, traditional or...
Criteria: Be residents of the South Haven, Bangor, or Covert school...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Catherine & Lawrence Sizer Scholarship - music majors
Criteria: Current college student, traditional or non-traditional Enrolled in a music degree program Complete a competitive audition...
Criteria: Current college student, traditional or...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and/or replaced class supplies. Champions for Change Endowed Scholarship
Criteria: Be a full-time resident of the Lake Michigan College district Earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average Demonstrate financial...
Criteria: Be a full-time resident of the Lake Michigan College...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and/or replaced class supplies.
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition and fees Charles M. Hedges Memorial Scholarship - accounting or business majors
Criteria: Students must be accepted to the two-year Accounting Program or the four-year transfer Business Administration Program (Accounting...
Criteria: Students must be accepted to the two-year Accounting Program...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition and fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition and fees Cooper Fine Arts Endowed Scholarship
Criteria: All Lake Michigan College students, part and full-time, are eligible to apply Be enrolled or planning to enroll, in the arts, theatre...
Criteria: All Lake Michigan College students, part and full-time, are...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition and fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Cornerstone Alliance Endowed Scholarship - business, manufacturing, and "entrepreneurial" students
Criteria: Be a resident of the Lake Michigan College district (Berrien, Cass, Van Buren counties) Demonstrate a financial need Maintain a 2.5...
Criteria: Be a resident of the Lake Michigan College district...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Craig & Theresa Erickson Scholarship - nursing majors
Criteria:* Be enrolled in the Registered Nursing Program Have and maintain a 3.0 GPA for eligibility and renewal Demonstrate financial need ...
Criteria:* Be enrolled in the Registered Nursing Program Have and...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho Endowed Scholarship
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high school graduate entering College for the first time or New or current...
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees David L. LaGrow Memorial Scholarship - manufacturing and trade-related majors
Criteria: In-district resident New or current college student, traditional or non-traditional Enrolled in a manufacturing or trade-related...
Criteria: In-district resident New or current college student,...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Deborah, Laura and Marjorie Weinstein Scholarship
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Preference will be given to single parents of minor children Current high school graduate...
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Preference will...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Don & Mary Rimes Endowed Scholarship
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high school graduates entering College for the first time or New or current...
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Dr Elfie Schults-Berndt Honorary Music Scholarship
Criteria: Be residents of the Lake Michigan College In-district area Current high school graduate entering College for the first time or Current...
Criteria: Be residents of the Lake Michigan College In-district...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Dr. Mary Anderson Endowed Scholarship
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high school graduate entering College for the first time or New or current college...
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-district residents Current high...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees. May also be used for housing/daycare/other educational expenses Dreamer Scholarship - for undocumented students
Criteria Have DACA or ND status. Current or recent high school graduate entering College for the first time. Current college student,...
Criteria Have DACA or ND status. Current or recent high school...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees. May also be used for housing/daycare/other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Elaine L. Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Preference will be given to non-traditional students who are seeking a degree while maintaining full or part-time...
Criteria: Preference will be given to non-traditional students who are...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, class required items, school-related transportation, and childcare expenses. Elijah Burton Scholarship - for healthcare students
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-District resident Have successfully completed 1 year (24 credits hours) in the healthcare program Pursuing a...
Criteria: Lake Michigan College In-District resident Have...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees, class required items, school-related transportation, and childcare expenses.
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Elisha Gray II Endowed Scholarship - for engineering and manufacturing students
Criteria: To be eligible, an individual must be accepted for admission at Lake Michigan College in the pre-engineering program or the...
Criteria: To be eligible, an individual must be accepted for admission...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and childcare expenses Ernest L. & Mattie M. Robinson Family Scholarship
Criteria: Be a permanent resident of the districts the College serves Non-traditional student Preference will be given to students who have...
Criteria: Be a permanent resident of the districts the College...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and childcare expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses Exposing Greatness Scholarship - for Niles/Buchanan area recent high school graduates
Criteria: Graduates of Buchanan, Niles and Brandywine schools Current high school graduate entering College for the first time outside of Early...
Criteria: Graduates of Buchanan, Niles and Brandywine schools Current...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees Fettig Scholarship - for recent Benton Harbor high school graduates
Criteria: Recent Benton Harbor High School graduates Priority is given to BHHS graduates entering college for the first time the fall after...
Criteria: Recent Benton Harbor High School graduates Priority is...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses First Congregational Church Scholarship - for South Haven students
Criteria: Be permanent residents of the South Haven School District. Be 25 years of age or older. Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)...
Criteria: Be permanent residents of the South Haven School...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses
Deadline08/28/2022
Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition only Frank Hoffman Memorial Scholarship - for skilled trades majors
Criteria: Student must reside in Southwest Michigan (Berrien, Van Buren, or Cass counties) May be a current high school graduate or a...
Criteria: Student must reside in Southwest Michigan (Berrien, Van...
  • Deadline: 08/28/2022
  • Award: Award amount varies and may be applied to: Tuition only
Deadline08/28/2022