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
George and Lucile Heeringa Community Scholarship Offered through Trendway, this scholarship is available to students at select West Michigan schools.  ONE ZE AND ONE ZW STUDENT WILL RECEIVE THIS AWARD! Application $1000

4/22/20 (note date change due to school closing!)

D.K. Sprague Educational Scholarship Endowment To be eligible, applicants must be current high school seniors in Allegan, Barry, Kent, Kalamazoo, or Ottawa Counties and must have at least a 3.75 GPA.  One student in each of the above counties will receive the award. Application $20,000 ($5000/year for 4 years) 3/20/20
ZPS Continuing Education Scholarship Applicants must be current ZE or ZW seniors who plan to continue their education after high school.  No minimum GPA required - potential for success is what is important. Application $500 (up to 4 awards will be given)

4/17/20

(note date change due to school closing!)

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship

To be eligible, the student and his/her parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA. Application up to $1500 4/1/20
Credit Union ONE William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Applicants must be seniors whose family is a member in good standing at a Credit Union ONE and has at least a 3.0 GPA and 30 hours of community service Application   4/1/20
Region 9 MEA-Retired Scholarship This is a one year scholarship for children of Michigan Education Association (MEA) members in good standing.  Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA during 11th and 12th grade and be plan to attend a public college/university in Michigan.  Details in the application. Application $500 (4 awarded) 4/10/20
Zeeland Athletic Boosters Club Scholarship Four $1000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors (1 male and 1 female from ZE and ZW) who have participated in at least 4 seasons of athletics (2 in 11th/12th gr).  Applicants and/or parents must have helped with at least 3 ZABC events in 11th/12th grade Application $1000 (4 awarded) 4/13/20
Ottawa County Bar Association Elise Joy Frantz Scholarship This scholarship is for college bound seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who reside in Ottawa County.  Applicants must have a special interest in our constitution and government. Application $1500 4/13/20
Pioneer State Mutual Ins Co and Meyering Agency Merit Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to Zeeland High School East or West senior who is pursuing a baccalaureate in a business/management orinsurance related field and has been accepted to an accredited college or university.  

Application $1000 4/30/20
Holland Engineering Student Scholarship Award Holland Engineering, Inc. will select one student attending Ferris, Michigan Tech, or Northwestern Michigan and pursuing a degree in land surveying. Application $2500 5/1/20
Holland Dept of Public Safety Police Community Relations Perseverance Scholarship For graduating seniors in the Holland area who have demonstrated a strong ability to overcome adversity while pursuing higher education.

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Application

$2000 5/15/20
         
Holland Dept of Public Safety Police Community Relations Criminal Justice Scholarship For residents of the greater Holland area with at least a 3.0 gpa who plan to major in criminal justice

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Application

$2000 5/15/20