Scholarships

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
Kendal DenBleyker Memorial Scholarship Open to Zeeland seniors who are planning to continue their education after high school (tech school, 2 year, 4 year) and intend to commute from home.  KendalDenBleykerMemorialScholarship  up to $1000  April 28, 2017
Cyrus Mulder Memorial Scholarship This scholarship was set up in honor of Cyrus Mulder, the founder of ODL. Two scholarships will be given each year for $1,000 – one going to a student from Zeeland East H.S. and one to a student from Zeeland West H.S.

The students must be planning a major in engineering or going into the technical, trades, or related specialties.

 TheCyrusMulderMemorialScholarship2017.doc  $1000  May 5, 2017
Lakeshore Human Resource Management Association Scholarship LHRMA, a professional organization in West Michigan, is sponsoring a scholarship program for high school seniors who will be full-time undergraduate students at 2 or 4 year colleges.  The award is made to an employee or dependent child of an employee of a member company.  LHRMA Flyer 2017  $1000 May 10, 2017
 Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship  For seniors intending to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college. www.fashion-schools.org $1000 June 1, 2017
 Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Open to seniors intending to pursue an animation related field at a post-secondary school or college. www.animationcareerreview.com $1000 June 1, 2017
 Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship  Available to seniors intending to pursue a business related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  www.onlinembareport.com $1000 June 1, 2017
ABODO “Off to College” Scholarship Open to seniors who will be attending an accredited college in the fall of 2017.  Students must write a brief essay about what they are taking to college and why it is significant. https://www.abodo.com/blog/high-school-scholarship/ $500 August 31, 2017
Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship Applicants are asked to submit a persuasive message that shows how you would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving.  Open to both JUNIORS and SENIORS. http://www.michiganautolaw.com/kelseys-law-scholarship/ $5000 worth of scholarships will be given to Michigan students August 31, 2017