Dearborn Rotary annually offers 29 scholarship awards totaling over $76,200 from 7 types of scholarships.  Eligibility for these scholarships is:


Students Graduating from High School      (Please note that financial need is NOT a criteria for selection of any of Dearborn Rotary’s high school scholarships.)


Dearborn Area Schools (Dearborn H.S.; Edsel Ford H.S.; Fordson H.S.; DPS Early College, Collegiate Academy and CTE; Divine Child; Henry Ford Academy; and Advanced Technology Academy)


  • Sisson Scholarship: Each School can select up to 5 candidates for consideration. See your Counselor if you think you meet the “Award Criteria” listed in the Sisson Scholarship Description. After consultation with counselor, complete the application when available for the new year. For additional information – Harry A. Sisson Scholarship Info 2023. To apply, go to Harry A. Sisson Application 2023.

Dearborn Public Schools



  • Otto Rowen Scholarships: A graduating student enrolled in either the CTE (Career Technical Education), ECP (Henry Ford Early College Program), or CTE Programs at the Henry Ford College CA (Collegiate Academy) program can use the CTE process to apply. For additional information – Click Here.


Students Who Previously Graduated from High School and Who are Now Attending One of the Following Colleges or Universities:

  • Hugh M. Archer Dearborn 19th District Court Veteran’s Scholarship: This scholarship is selected and managed by the 19th District Court.

Henry Ford College


  • HFC Nursing Scholarship: A student in the HFC Nursing Program can apply using the HFC web-based Scholarship System. For additional information – Click Here.


University of Michigan – Dearborn

  • Hugh M Archer Veterans Scholarship: A Veteran attending the University of Michigan – Dearborn can apply for this scholarship by emailing Mr. Thomas Pitock ( at the Veteran’s Affairs Office. For additional information, Click here.


If you have been notified that you are a recipient of one of our high school scholarships, it is your responsibility to fill out the Scholarship Fund Request  form in order to obtain the money. This form must be filed starting July 1 to obtain scholarship funds that will be paid to the school’s Financial Aid Office.