Local Scholarship Opportunities


Local Scholarship Opportunities

Listed below are the local scholarships offered to seniors for the 2023-2024 school year. Once they are available the links will become active.  Watch for future announcements.

All applications are to be turned in to the counseling office no later than March 1, 2024.
Please submit two copies of your application and/or essay to the counseling office (each copy stapled separately).

Clyde Aeschliman Memorial Scholarship (Deer Creek American Legion) - sponsored by Deer Creek American Legion Post #1276.  One $1,000 scholarship will be given to the senior based on his/her desire to continue education, ability to succeed, and the 'best judged' answer to the question "What is your philosophy concerning the responsibilities of youth to the future of America?".  The decision of the committee, composed of members of the Education and Scholarship Committee, will be final.

Deer Creek-Mackinaw Education Foundation Scholarship - sponsored by DCMEF.  Two $1,000 scholarships, one male and one female, who are enrolled as freshman in an accredited two year or four year college/university.

Deer Creek Sons of the American Legion Scholarship (Deer Creek American Legion) - two $500 scholarships.

Deer Creek Legion Auxiliary #1276 Scholarship - one $500 scholarship given to a senior female that is a descendant of a veteran.

Gladys Garst Memorial Scholarship (Deer Creek-Mackinaw Education Association) - one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship, extracurricular activities, civic and church activities, and educational goals.

Hammer Memorial Scholarship - one $500 scholarship will be awarded on the basis of need, scholarship, citizenship, and leadership.

High School Teacher's Scholarship - one $500 scholarship will be awarded on the basis of school leadership, academic achievement, need and essay answer.

Hunkler-Stagen Teaching Scholarship - one $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a senior pursuing a degree in the teaching field.

Mack-Ca-Fest Scholarship - one $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior with the best essay.

Mackinaw American Legion Scholarship - one $500 will be awarded on the basis of having a 2.0 GPA or higher and has demonstrated exceptional hard work, exhibited a desire to continue his/her education, and has exhibited financial need.

Morton Masonic Lodge Scholarship(for DeeMack Students) - one $500 is awarded to a senior that is in the top 15 of the class with high moral value.

Mackinaw Police Department Scholarship - up to $1,000 scholarship awarded to a senior who meet the qualifications outlined in the form.

Mark A. Wiegand Memorial Agricultural Scholarship - one $500 scholarship awarded to a senior pursuing a degree in Ag Engineering, Ag Business, Crop Science, Ag Career Training, Ag Technical Training, Ag Mechanics, Animal Science, or Horticulture.

National Honor Society Scholarship - one $500 scholarship awarded to the senior in National Honor Society who can best answer the essay questions on the application.

The Good to be a Chief Scholarship - two $500 scholarships awarded to a boy and a girl in the senior class who can answer with the best essay.

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These are a link to other scholarships available to Deemack students but please follow the deadlines listed on them and submit them to addresses supplied.


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