Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information


Scholarship resources

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External LinkCommunity Foundation of Holland/Zeeland - scholarships

External LinkAllegan County Community Foundation - scholarships

PDF DocumentScholarship Interview Questions

PDF DocumentStudent Information Sheet

PDF DocumentHHS Recommendation Form


Scholarship & college opportunities information updated 02.02.20



Community Choice Foundation – grade 12 – minimum 3.00 GPA, have a strong record of Giving Big to the community through volunteerism or public service, plan to attend a 2-yr. or 4-yr. college in Michigan, desire to live and work in Michigan after college graduation – see Mrs. Safford in the Student Services Office for more information or go to – deadline: submit online by February 28, 2020

Consumers Credit Union – grade 12 – must have an active Consumers Credit Union account, minimum 2.5 GPA, based on academic achievement, community service, and an essay (“If you were to develop a Mt. Rushmore representing the 21st century, whose faces would you select, and why”) – deadline: submitted by March 1, 2020

Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program – grade 11 - academically outstanding high school juniors from families earning less than $65,000/year for a family of four, this program equips high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds with the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to top colleges; students will receive exclusive awards and opportunities to develop a strong college application that shares their unique story; awards may include scholarships to summer programs at Stanford, Yale, Notre Dame, & more, feedback on college essays, college admissions conferences) - - deadline: apply by March 24, 2020

Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship – grades 11, 12 - submit a persuasive message that shows how you would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving (messages may be in the form of a video, graphic, or Tweet that resonates with teens and influences their driving behavior) - - deadline: submit by March 31, 2020

Allegan County Agricultural Society – grade 12 – must have been involved in the Allegan County Fair as an exhibitor for three out of four of your high school years, and plan to pursue a post-secondary education – see Mrs. Safford in the Student Services Office for an application or go to - deadline: submitted by April 1, 2020


College Opportunities

West Michigan College Fair – grades 9-12 - at DeVos Place Conference Center in Grand Rapids - Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 8:30 am – 11:30 am or 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – over 150 colleges will be in attendance; breakout sessions on Essay Writing, The College Process, Scholarships and Financial Aid, and a College Selection Student Panel - register at


Summer Opportunities

Hillsdale College – High school summer study and travel programs –




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Hamilton High School

4911 136th Ave.
Hamilton, MI 49419
Phone: 269-751-5185
Holly Goodman (A - G)
Guidance Counselor
269-751-5185 x2100
Lauren Robinson (H - Q)
Guidance Counselor
269-751-5185 x2011
Dawn Safford (R - Z)
Guidance Counselor
269-751-5185 x2013
Tina Foidl
269-751-5185 x2010
Katie Sexton
Social Worker
269-751-5185 x2015

FAFSA Completion Event

(For Current Seniors)

January 20, 2018

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Midtown Center, 3rd Floor

96 W. 15th Street Holland, MI 49423

*Bring parents and student 2016 tax forms*