Scholarship Deadlines Approaching
Hey Seniors! Scholarship season is here at the Community Foundation of Holland/Zeeland. Applications deadlines are approaching for several scholarships!
FEBRUARY 14 (Valentine’s Day) DEADLINE
- Two $2,000 Haworth Skilled Trades Scholarships are available to the public. To be considered, students must be enrolled in or entering a certification, associates (A.A.A.S.), or skilled trade/vocational program that will support a manufacturing career in one of the following areas: Carpentry, CNC Machining/Programming, Electrical, Electronics Technology, Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning [HVAC] Technician, Industrial Maintenance, Machinist, Machine Repair, Manufacturing Technology, Model Maker, Plumbing, Tool and Die, Welding, etc.
- Five $2,000 Haworth Diversity Scholarships with Paid Work Experience or Internship are available to the public. To be considered, students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate college or university with a sophomore, junior, or senior status by Fall 2023; must be available for a 12-week internship (40 hours/week) beginning in May 2023 until August 2023; must be studying Business, Design, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, or Supply Chain; and must be a member of one of the following minority groups: American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races.
MARCH 1 DEADLINE
Our general application allows students to apply for multiple scholarships at once and is due at 5:00 p.m. on March 1: CFHZ General Scholarship Application.
The following scholarship opportunities are NEW! Students should use the general scholarship application to apply:
- Carolyn L. Ballard & Beverly J. Schoch Scholarship for graduating high school seniors from the Foundation’s primary service area as they pursue post-secondary education to become teachers.
- Colleen DeVore Bekken Visual Arts Scholarship for graduating Saugatuck High School seniors based on their participation in the school’s visual arts program.
- Gerald Bekken Industrial Arts Scholarship for graduating Saugatuck High School seniors based on their participation in the school’s industrial arts program.
- Gerald and Jeannette Bekken Giving Hearts Scholarship for graduating Saugatuck High School seniors who give to others without being asked.
- Randy Boileau Storyteller Scholarship for graduating high school seniors from the Foundation’s primary service area or Hamilton as they pursue degrees in the storytelling field at Grand Valley State University.
- The Bridge Youth Center Student Education Scholarship for graduating high school seniors who are current or previous attendees or volunteers at The Bridge Youth Center.
- Zeeland Education Foundation Shawn R. Jacob Scholarship for graduating Zeeland East or Zeeland West High School seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education to become teachers.
APRIL 1 DEADLINE
- Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 104 Police Academy Scholarship: This scholarship is for State of Michigan residents who are accepted and enrolling in any state certified police academy in Michigan. Applications are due at 5:00 p.m. EST on April 1: FOP Lodge 104 Police Academy Scholarship Application.
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