Local Scholarships Available: Apply NOW!

Seniors, don’t let these scholarship deadlines pass! These scholarships are available only to local students; in fact, some are ONLY for Bentley students. Don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Genesee Opportunity  EVERY student in Genesee County who attends a training program or post-secondary educational institution after graduation gets $750. Just complete the form online!

DUE MARCH 15, 2019

Back to The Bricks Scholarship | Up to $2500 | The Back to the Bricks® Scholarship Program provides assistance to high school seniors in Flint and Genesee County who are pursuing post-secondary study/training at a college or technical school in auto-body repair/painting,automotive design, auto mechanics, electrical/manufacturing/mechanical
engineering, robotics, sales and marketing, software development for automotive
applications, welding, or a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and
Math) related program.

Flint Kiwanis Educational Foundation Scholarship| Up to $1500/year for 4 years |This scholarship is for Genesee County seniors who have a minimum 3.5 GPA, minimum 1220 SAT score, and demonstrate financial need.

The David Barnes Scholarship | $2500 |  For 2019, The David Barns Scholarship will be awarding a scholarship to both a male and female high school senior that best represents David’s athletic prowess, academic excellence, and commitment to the community. The scholarship will provide $2,500 of financial assistance for college tuition. Additionally, the scholarship is eligible for renewal for three years, assuming good academic standing, continued community involvement, and a service commitment to the Foundation.

DUE MARCH 22, 2019

ELGA Credit Union Scholarship | $1000 | Students who are currently members of ELGA Credit Union are eligible to apply. The student must be a member in good standing on the date of the application and must also be a member on the last day of the academic year in which the award is to be given. All applicants must have a GPA of 2.50 or higher and plan to enter college in the next academic year.

GHP Health Career Scholarship | $1500 | Pursing a career in oral health? This scholarship is for you!

Due MARCH 26, 2019

Alice O’Neal Scholarship | Graduating seniors  from Genesee County high schools with a GPA of 2.5 or above can complete this application.

Harold “HAL” Scoville Scholarship| $500-$1000 | This scholarship is open to students attending GCI. The scholarship is for tuition and fees at a 2- or 4- year college/university OR a post-secondary training program.

Due March 29, 2019

Mott Trustees’ Leadership Scholarship | Full Tuition  | Attending Mott Community College in the fall? Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher? Apply for this scholarship!

Due March 31, 2019

Western Flint Business Association High School Community Service Scholarship | $1500 | Students with a GPA of at least 2.5 that have shown exceptional achievement and leadership skills can apply for this scholarship.

Sophia L. Waldbauer Scholarship Fund | THIS ONE IS GUARANTEED TO BE AWARDED TO A BENTLEY SENIOR! Students with a 2.66 or higher GPA and were a member of any school athletic team during any one year at Bentley can apply for this scholarship!

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint | Amounts Vary | The CFGF has MANY scholarships for Genesee County students! All applications can be submitted at www.cfgf.org. Check out which ones you may be eligible for:

  • Leslie G. Ames Fund | To be awarded to graduating seniors of any high school within Genesee County with at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Genesee Career Institute Business and Leadership Scholarship Fund | 
    To be awarded to graduates of Marketing Department.  Candidates must satisfy criteria of a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial
    need, list school and community service activities, submit two letters of recommendation and an essay.
  • Katharine Roat Stevens Scholarship Fund | To be awarded to young women who are graduating seniors from Genesee County high schools.  Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5; an interest in becoming an entrepreneur; provided 40 hours of volunteer service in Genesee County with area nonprofits throughout high school; served in leadership roles in school or out of school settings throughout high school; and demonstrate financial need.


…and this is just the list that is due in March! Stay tuned for information regarding scholarships that are due in April and May.

Remember to check the green bin in the counseling office for copies of scholarships. More scholarship information and helpful tips can also be found on the high school guidance office’s website. 






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