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
Ottawa County Bar Association Elise Joy Frantz Scholarship Applicants must be high school seniors who reside or attend school in Ottawa County.  Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate an interest in government, civics, economics, or social studies.  they should also participate or have a special interest in law-related activities.  Ottawa County Bar Association Elise Joy Frantz Scholarship  $1500 April 14, 2017
Rick D. Postma Medical Scholarship Sponsored by the family of Rick D. Postma, an accomplished nurse and medical provider, an $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one individual who is pursuing a medical career. This program is open to Zeeland area students attending Muskegon Community College or Grand Valley State University.  ScholAppRickDPostma2017  $1000 April 18, 2017 (please note: deadline has been extended, so this is different than what is on application)
Student-View Scholarship Open to seniors.  Simply complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  No minimum test score, GPA.  No essay. www.student-view.com up to $4000 April 22, 2017
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
 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