Financial Aid at Aquinas College

Outside Scholarships

MARST Scholarship Opportunities

These are scholarships to full-time, college students majoring in finance, marketing, business, law, or other such fields of study applicable to the real estate industry.

Eligibility & Application Requirements

  • Must be a resident of Michigan and a full-time student entering your junior or senior year at an accredited university or college; post-graduate applicants are also considered.
  • Must have at least an average grade point of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent of a "C" average.
  • Must be taking courses which are related to the real estate field, such as real estate, business, marketing, finance or law.
  • Must provide a copy of current college transcript.
  • Must provide a cover letter, resume and personal or professional references.
  • Must exemplify character including demonstrated evidence of good citizenship.
  • Must participate in an interview with a REALTOR® to discuss future aspiration and individual interest in the real estate industry.
  • For more information or to apply, please visit our  website. The application deadline is May 31st, 2020 for the following academic year. 

Nazareth Association College/University Scholarship

$2000 Scholarship for junior or senior students or nursing students.

Qualifications To apply for the Nazareth Association Scholarship or the Marian Vyverman Memorial Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria: 

 Admission to or current enrollment at an approved Catholic college/university or any accredited nursing program 

Rising junior or senior undergraduate status in college or university  

Enrollment for a minimum of nine (9) semester hours in each term of the next academic year

Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 GPA scale at the conclusion of the present year and in good standing with the academic institution

Completion of all federal, state and institutional financial aid procedures Application process Selection is based upon consideration of the applicant’s,grade point average, official transcripts, academic major(s), extra-curricular/community service activities

A 500 word essay (The required essay must reflect the applicant’s education, current and personal goals as they relate to the mission and philosophy of the Nazareth Association. The essay must be approximately 500 words and be typed and double spaced), three letters of recommendation and relationship (if any) to the Nazareth Association Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Scholarship committee of the Association. The number of awards will vary annually according to funds available. Scholarship award money will be sent directly to the recipient’s institution’s office of Financial Aid for application to his/her tuition and fees account. Submit packet by June 1, 2020.  The website for more information or to fill out the application is 

ProLift Garage Doors Scholarship

$500 annual scholarship awarded to one recipient every year. We have outlined our scholarship award program here:

  1. Scholarship Award - $500 annually (non-renewable)
  2. Recipients – One award per person to any student in the state of Michigan.
  3. Requirements – Applicant must be a high school senior or currently attending an accredited university, college, or trade school in the state of Michigan.
  4. Must have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must be a resident of the state of Michigan.
  6. Applicants must submit an essay with a minimum of 500 words about a person they admire and why.
  7. Deadline – December 1st every year.

Going Merry

Is a Scholarship search and application platform, with thousands of external scholarships listed--including new ones added each week. As a student, you answer a few questions and then get a personalized list of eligible scholarships, which you can apply for directly from Going Merry’s website. Going Merry even auto-fills your applications with any information from your profile, and you can even apply to multiple bundled scholarships with just one application! Also available as a mobile app (iOS and Android).


Below is a link to, a free online database of over1.5millionscholarship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Business Process Management Scholarship 2020-2021

We’re excited to let you know that Shelving, Inc. has renewed their Business Process Management Scholarship for the 2020-21 school year exclusive to Michigan students! This scholarship offers three students (either currently attending school or set to begin attending in the fall) the opportunity to win three prizes ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 to be used towards their education.

Starting May 1, Shelving Inc will be accepting applications for this scholarship on their website. All students have to do to enter is submit an answer to the included essay questions alongside a copy of their current transcript. Further information and details can be found here: