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 1.20.20



Holland Optimist Club International Essay Contest – grades 9-12 (must be under 19) – 700-800 word essay on the topic: “Is Optimism The Key To Achieving The Dreams You Imagine?” – see Mrs. Safford in the Student Services Office for an application - deadline: submitted/postmarked by January 31, 2020

Community Foundation of Holland/Zeeland – grade 12 – several great scholarships available to Hamilton students – - deadline:  February 14 (Haworth Skilled Trades scholarship), March 1 for the others

Allegan County Community Foundation – grade 12 – several great scholarships available to Hamilton students  – - deadline: deadlines vary (first deadline is February 14)

Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation – grade 12 – based on scholarship, leadership, financial need, and dedication to the Civil Rights principles of Rosa Parks  - – deadline: submitted by March 1, 2020

Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars Program – 10th and 11th grade girls – provides scholarships for talented, high-achieving young women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country’s top colleges - – Deadline: submitted by March 1, 2020

Mary Jane Dockery Scholarship  - grade 12 – plan to pursue a career in Science at a 2-yr. or 4-yr. college – based on academic achievements and potential for succeeding in a career in Science – - deadline: received by March 30, 2020

Michigan Retailers Association – grade 12 – student or parent must be employed at a business that is a member of MRA (check with the employer or contact Rachel Schrauben at 800-366-3699 or to find out if your business is eligible) – (MRA must be capitalized) – Deadline: submitted by April 1, 2020

Diabetes Scholars – grade 12 – student has Type 1 Diabetes, plans to attend college, technical, or trade school – based on activities, grades, volunteering, advocacy, leadership, essays, and recommendations - - due by April 15, 2020


College Opportunities

Calvin University – Fridays At Calvin Program –


Summer Opportunities

Hillsdale College – High school summer study and travel programs –