Scholarships

Listed below are scholarship opportunities that the Counseling Office is made aware of.  There are many more scholarships out there – they just require some extra work to seek them out.  Students are encouraged to visit www.fastweb.com and bigfuture.collegeboard.org to research two of the largest, most reputable, and free online scholarship search engines.  Please do not ever pay a fee to apply for a scholarship.  The legitimate ones are completely free.

SCHOLARSHIP NAME DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION AMOUNT DUE DATE
Deputy David Steenwyk and Deputy Matt Chattfield Memorial Scholarship Open to Ottawa County seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college and major in criminal justice Application $4000 3/5/21
Choice One Scholarship Open to high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college in Michigan Application $1000 (6 students in W. Michigan will be awarded this scholarship) 3/12/21
Holland Hospital RN Scholarship This scholarship is open to students who live in the hospital's service area and who are enrolled in (or will be enrolled in) as a full-time student in an RN course of study.  Students must be pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing. Application $7000 3/18/21
George and Lucile Heeringa Community Scholarship ONE ZE AND ONE ZW STUDENT WILL RECEIVE THIS SCHOLARSHIP.  Winners are selected on the basis of scholastic aptitude, leadership, community involvement, volunteer activities, and written essay Application $1000 3/26/21
Better Business Bureau Trust Award Scholarship Available to HS seniors attending HS in the BBB Serving West Michigan's service area (ZPS is included).  The BBB will award up to 3 scholarships to students who demonstrate the values of trust and ethics in their community/daily lives. Application $2000 (3 awards given) 3/31/21
Ottawa County Farm Bureau Lester and Adrianna Langeland Scholarship Applicant must be a dependent of a current Ottawa County Farm Bureau regular member, a GPA of at least 2.75, and must be accepted into an accredited institution in an agriculture related course of study. Application $1000 (2 awarded) 4/1/21
Zeeland Athletic Booster Club Scholarship Each year the ZABC awards up to 4 $1000 scholarships, given to 1 female and 1 male athlete at ZE and ZW.  Please see application for eligibility requirements. Application $1000 (4 scholarships awarded) 4/12/21
Elise Joy Frantz Scholarship This award recognizes an outstanding senior in Ottawa County who has shown respect for the law and a special interest in our constitution/government and plans to develop these interests through further education

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$1500 4/16/21
Pioneer State Mutual and Meyering Agency Scholarship 1 ZE or ZW senior will receive this scholarship, designated for a student who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in an business/management or insurance-related field

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$1000 4/30/21
Cyrus Mulder Memorial Scholarship Two scholarships will be awarded to ZHS students pursuing a degree in engineering technology and/or the technical/industrial arts. Application up to $1200 (2 awarded given) 4/30/21
Love Like Keaton Memorial Scholarship Two scholarships will be awarded to ZHS seniors with plans to continue their education after HS.  Applicants must have experience in serving others and haev at least a 2.7 high school GPA Application $500 (2 awards given) 5/1/21
Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation Scholarship Eligible applicants are Michigan resident students who are planning to pursue a career in the marine industry. Application TBD 5/1/21