Scholarship Information

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Wells Fargo Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) scholarship website, TFS has millions of scholarships and grants. External Link Click here

Additional Scholarship Websites: External Link Grand Haven Area Community Foundation and External Link Grand Rapids Community Foundation

MI Student Aid, within the Michigan Department of Treasury, and Sallie Mae will host a free webinar, “Scholarships for College.”  On Nov. 9 @ 2PM  External LinkRegister Here


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10/06/2016   AES Scholarship: External LinkScholarship Website Link
11/28/2016   MHSAA Scholarship: External LinkScholarship Website Link
11/30/16   Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship: External LinkWebsite Link



RARE Everyday Hero Scholarship: GPA, nor test scores are part of this scholarship opportunity. Eligible students should submit an original, one-page, single spaced essay about someone whom they consider to be an Everyday Hero because, through their life’s work, they are making a difference for others. External LinkWebsite Link

12/01/2016   Griswold Home Care Scholarship: $1000.00 External LinkWebiste Link
12/15/2016   Michigan Technological University: $7,000.00 External LinkWebsite Link
12/31/2016   Rove Pest Control Scholarship for Class of 2017: External LinkWebsite Link
01/05/2017   2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship: External LinkScholarship Website Link
01/15/2017   NALS of Michigan Scholarship:$1000.00 PDF DocumentNALS Scholarship
02/01/2017   University Club of Grand Rapids: Website and Application Link
02/01/2017   Community Choice Foundation Scholarship: External LinkWebsite Link
02/15/2017   2017 Circle Michigan Scholarship: External LinkWebiste Link
02/15/2017   American Foundry Society Western Michigan Chapter MCC Materials Technology Stipend: PDF DocumentAFS MCC Materials Technology Stipend Information
02/15/2017   American Foundry Society Western Michigan Chapter STEM Stipend: PDF DocumentAFS Western Michigan STEM
02/20/2017   Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship: $2000  External LinkWebsite Link
02/23/2017   2017 Michigan Education ScholarshipExternal LinkMEA Website
03/02/2017   Grand Haven Community Foundation: Multiple Scholarships External LinkWebsite Link
03/01/2017   AcenTek Scholarship: External LinkWebsite
03/01/2017   Rosa Parks Scholarship: (40) $2000.00 scholarships External LinkScholarship website
03/03/2017   Mary Jane Dockeray Scholarship: (2) $1500.00 External Link Scholarship Link



Steenwyk & Chatfield Scholarship: Word DocumentScholarship Link

03/15/2017   Grand Rapids Community College Foundation Scholarship: Students must be admitted to attend. External Link Application Website
03/17/2017   Holland Hospital Nursing Scholarship: $5,000 PDF DocumentHolland Hospital Nursing Scholarship  You can pick up an application and more information from Mrs. DeGroot
03/17/2017   West Michigan Counseling Association: The application gets turned directly into your counselor- it goes to a committee here to decide on the two final nominees to be mailed in to try to get the scholarship.  
DUE DATE TO YOUR COUNSELOR:  MARCH 17, 2017 PDF DocumentApplication
03/31/2017   IFD Leaders in Mathmatics Scholarship: Google DriveIFD Leaders in Mathematics Scholarship
03/31/2017    Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital Service League: $1,000 Scholarship to students entering the medical field. External LinkSpectrum Health Zeeland Scholarship
03/31/2017   Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund: $500 to Allendale area senior who has accepted and will be attending Grand Valley State University in the fall immediately following their high school graduation. External LinkApplication Link
03/31/2017   MASSP Scholarship: PDF Document Application



Credit Union One William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program: External LinkScholarship Website Link

04/01/2017   Michigan Retailers Association: (17) $1,500 scholarships External LinkScholarship Link
04/14/2017   Allendale Rotary Club Scholarship: $1000 External LinkScholarship Link
05/03/2017   2017 Ceglarek Family Fine Arts Scholarship: $1000 PDF DocumentApplication
05/04/2017   Athletic Boosters Scholarship: $500 PDF DocumentScholarship Instructions   PDF DocumentScholarship Application
05/11/2017   APS Foundation Scholarship: $500 x2  PDF DocumentApplication
05/12/2017   MASPA: $1000  PDF DocumentApplication Link



B.Davis Scholarship: $1,000 External LinkWebsite Link 



Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship: External LinkWebsite Link

06/01/2017   Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship: External LinkWebsite Link
06/01/2017   Groth & Associates Scholarship: $1000.00 External LinkWebsite Link



Big Sun Scholarships: $500.00 External LinkWebsite Link



Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: $1000.00 External LinkWebsite Link











Monthly   *Varisty Tutors: Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a prompt.  Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries.  Interested students can enter the contest here External Link Varsity Tutors Website
11/01/2015   *Mosquito Control Association 2015 Kenley Farrel Memorial Scholarship- $1,000  PDF DocumentApplication
12/01/15    *Elks Association Gold Key Scholarship: (Special Education) $2,000 scholarship.  Applications must be filed with the lodge.  Please call for application 616-802-2520.
12/01/15    *Elks Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship: $20,000 or $4,000 scholarships External Link Application  
Various Deadlines    *Multiple Scholarship Opportunities: PDF DocumentPDF Link 
12/15/2015    *AXA Achievement Scholarship: $25,000 in possible scholarships!!  External Link Application Link
01/07/2016     *2016 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: $10,000 renewable scholarships up to $40,000 per student.  External Link Website   
01/31/2016    *Hutt Scholarship: Lake Michigan Credit Union $2,000 External Link Website
02/01/2016    *AxaAchievement Scholarship #2 Community Award: (180) $2,500 scholarships. External Link Website  
02/01/2016    *University Club of Grand Rapids: $1,000 External Link Website 

*The Economic Club of Grand Rapids Essay Contest: 
1st Place: iPad + $2000.00
2nd Place: iPad + $1000.00
3rd Place: iPad + $500.00

4th Place: $250.00 (10 Winners)

External Link Contest Link

02/05/2016   *2016 UofM Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship:  Any high school senior that has been accepted to the University of Michigan are encouraged to apply. 15 scholarships in the amount of $3,750 per year.  External Link Website
02/15/2016    *Community Choice Foundation: $5,000 External Link Website
02/22/2016    *Foundation for Rural Service: Multiple scholarships! External Link Website 
02/25/2016    *Michigan Education Association Scholarship: Please see website for eligibility criteria.  External LinkWebsite  
03/01/2016   *Stanley Harris Scholarship- $1,500, $1,000 & $500  PDF DocumentFlyer  PDF DocumentApplication
03/01/2016    *AcenTek Scholarship:  (20) $1,000 scholarships. External Link Website
03/02/2016   *Allendale Community Foundation Scholarships: External Link Website  
03/04/2016    *Mary Jane Dockeray Scholarship: At least 2 $1500 scholarships External Link Website 
03/07/2016    *Deputy David Steenwyk & Deputy Matt Chattfield Memorial Scholarship: $4,000 PDF DocumentApplication  
03/15/2016    *GRCC Online Scholarship Application: One application will put you in the running for over 200 scholarships!  External Link Application
03/28/2016    *West Michigan Counseling Association Scholarship:  Three $500 scholarships.  PDF DocumentApplication
03/31/2016    *2016 Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship: $500 External Link Website

*Credit Union One Scholarship- $2,000 or eight $1,000 Scholarships

PDF DocumentFact Sheet PDF

PDF DocumentApplicationPDF 

04/01/2016    *Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship: (2) $10,000 and (100) $3,000 scholarships External Link Application Link
04/05/2016    *Allendale Rotary Scholarship: $1,000 Scholarship External Link Application Link 
04/15/2016    *Gene Rothi Scholarship: Through the American Legion Post No. 28  $1,000.  Please see Mrs. DeGroot for Application and Eligibility.  
04/15/2016    *Ottawa County Bar Association "Elise Joy Frantz Scholarship Award": $1500 PDF DocumentApplication   
05/06/2016    *AAA School Safety Patrol Scholarship Program: (4) $1000 scholarships will be awarded.  Please see Mrs. DeGroot for application and requirements. 
05/09/2016    *Athletic Boosters Scholarship: PDF DocumentApplication Link
05/11/2016    *APS Foundation Scholarship: (2) $500  PDF DocumentApplication Link
05/11/2016    *Ceglarek Scholarship: PDF DocumentApplication Link
05/11/2016    *Chemical Bank Citizens Scholarship: PDF DocumentApplication Link
05/31/2016    *Disability Attorneys of Michigan:$1,000 Scholarship External LinkApplication Link 
06/01/2016   *Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program: 510 Scholarships valued at $2500 each.  External Link Application Link
06/10/2016   *Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants: $1000 scholarship. External Link Link 
08/31/2016   *Kelsey's Law Scholarship: $5,000 External Link Application Link


*Buy Rite Beauty: $1,000 For students interested in persuing a career in cosmetology. External LinkWebsite




 10/22/2014   *US Presidential scholars program: Please see the attached link to the scholarship application. External Link Application Link
 11/01/2014    *2014 Kenley Farrel Memorial Scholarship: To honor the memory of Mr. Kenley Farrel and to assist a student financially towards a higher education in Natural Science or a related field. First Place $1,000, Second Place $ 250. External Link Application Link


*Prudential Spirit of Community Award: $1000.00 Award, please see link to application. External Link Application Link
 12/01/2014   *Rare Everyday Hero Scholarship: $2,500.00 Please see link to application. External Link Application Link
 12/03/2014   *P.L.A.Y. Scholars for Collars Scholarship $1000.00 External Link Application Link
 12/03/2014   *Buy-Rite Beauty Annual Cosmetology Scholarship $1000.00 External Link Application Link  
 12/05/2014    *Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship: Scholarships up to $20,000 External Link Application Link
 12/15/2014   *AXA Achievement Scholarship: $10,000 & $25,000 Scholarships External Link Application Link  
 01/07/2015   *NAFEPA Scholarship Program: $2,500 External LinkApplication Link
 01/08/2015   *GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: $10,000 Renewable Scholarship External Link Application Link
 01/10/2015   *Military VA Loan Scholarship: Applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words about how they or someone they knew overcame disability to do something great. This year’s potential award winners will be judged by the editorial staff of and selected on February 10th, 2015 External Link
 01/15/2015   *National MS Society's Scholarship Program: External Link Application Link
 02/01/2015   *AXA Achievement Community Scholarship: External Link Application Link
*America's Farmers Grow AG Leaders Scholarship Program: $1,500 scholarships available.  Apply online at External Link
 02/20/2015   *University Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship External Link Application Link 
 02/23/2015   *Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship: Scholarship must be submitted to AcenTek: 207 E. Cedar Street PO Box 360 Houston, MN 55943. External Link Application Link 
 02/27/2015    *Buick Achievers Scholarship Program: Scholarships up to $100,000 available. External Link Flyer Link
 02/27/2015   *Michigan Education Association Scholarship External Link Application Link 
 02/28/2015   *Lake Trust Credit Union Foundation: Lake Trust Credit Union Foundation is awarding 10 Michigan students with a $1000.00 scholarship. External Link Application Link
 03/01/2015   *PDK Scholarship External Link Application Link
 03/01/2015    *Reister Family Memorial Scholarship External Link Application Link
 03/02/2015    *AcenTek (Formerly the ACE Communications Scholarship): $1000 External Link Application Link  
 03/02/2015   *Mary Jane Dockeray Scholarship: External Link Application Link 
 03/02/2015   *Angie Van Hoven Scholarship sponsored by Community Foundation of the Holland / Zeeland Area: External Link Application Link  
 03/04/2015   *Allendale Community Foundation Scholarship List: Multiple Scholarship Opportunities. External Link Site Link 
 03/06/2015   *Deputy David Lee Steenwyk Scholarship-$4000 Scholarship, $1000 to be awarded yearly and is renewable up to four years. External Link Application Link
 03/15/2015   *GRCC Scholarships-Multiple scholarships available. External Link  Application Link 
 03/17/2015   *Holland Hospital RN Scholarship Program-PDF DocumentScholarship Info  PDF DocumentApplication Link  Hard copies available with Mr. Fogel.
 03/27/2015    *Allendale Chamber of Commerce- $500  External Link Application Link
 03/31/2015   *Service League Health Care Scholarship: External LinkApplication Link 
 04/01/2015   *Fred and Lena Meijer Scholarships: More than 100 $2,500 scholarships are awarded along with two $10,000 scholarships each year External Link Application Link
 04/02/2015   *Michigan Gas & Oil producers Education Foundation Scholarship $500 Scholarship. External Link Application Link  

*Stanley Harris School of Cosmetology- $500 to $1000 scholarships. External Link Flyer External LinkApplication Link

 04/08/2015   *Allendale Rotary Scholarship: $1000.00 External Link Application Link 
 04/13/2015   *MCPA Annual Student Scholarship External Link Application Link  
 04/15/2015   *Rick D. Postma Medical Scholarship: External Link Application Link
 04/22/2015   *Music Boosters Scholarship: External Link Application Link
 05/01/2015   *Credit Union One Scholarship: See link for application and deadline details External Link Application Link

 *Allendale Athletic Boosters Scholarship:External Link Recommendation Form External Link Application

 05/08/2015   *Allendale Public Schools Foundation Scholarship: PDF DocumentScholarship App
 05/08/2015   *Chemical Bank Citizenship Scholarship: Two $500 scholarships for AHS seniors External Link Scholarship App
 05/08/2015   *Leprino Foods Volunteerism Scholarship: PDF DocumentScholarship Application








 11/29/2013   *Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award - External
 12/6/2013   *Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship-
 12/15/2013   *AXA Achievement Scholarship- 
 12/30/2013   *Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship - External
 01/09/2014   *GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program - External
 01/06/2014   *John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest - For students in grades 9-12. External Link
 01/31/2014   *Lake Michigan Credit Union Hutt Scholarship - Write an essay about "How has social media helped or hindered social interaction?" External or see Mr. Fogel.
 02/01/2014   *The University of Michigan Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship - For seniors considering the University of Michigan. Find the application at
 02/02/2014   *Michigan Oil & Gas Producers Education Foundation Scholarship - For seniors pursuing a degree in a field of study which will allow them to obtain full time employment in the crude oil and natural gas industry. External

*Michigan Education Association-

*University Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship - For a senior with a strong desire to remain in or return to West Michigan upon completion of their studies. See Mr. Fogel for application.

*Buick Achievers Scholarship -

Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.

 03/03/2014   *ACE Communications Group Scholarship - For seniors whose family has Ace as their local telephone service provide. External Link
 03/03/2014   *Mary Jane Dockeray Scholarship for graduating seniors from Kent, Ottawa, or Muskegon counties who plan on pursuing a career in science. See Mr. Fogel for application.

*The Allendale Area Community Foundation College Scholarships.  Please apply at  The scholarships available include general college scholarships as well specific scholarships aimed at students heading into education or math & science.

 03/07/2014   *West Michigan Counseling Association Scholarship PDF DocumentWMCA Scholarship

*Multiple GRCC scholarships available.  Click on the link to access the GRCC scholarship application External

*Holland Hospital RN Scholarship Program-Please see Mr. Fogel for application. 
 03/31/2014   *Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital Service League Healthcare Scholarships.  For students going into any health related field.  Please see your guidance counselor for application.

*Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship - External

*Many scholarships are open to Ottawa County residents External Link

*Fred and Lena Meijer Scholarship External Link  Online poster

 04/09/2014   *Allendale Rotary Scholarship. External Link Allendale  Rotary
 04/15/2014   * West Michigan Jazz Society is offering scholarships for students who plan to major in music as they enter college. Several scholarships from $1,500-$2,000 will be awarded.  Email or call the West Michigan Jazz Society 949-7633, 485-2622. Emails: or  External Link Website link
 04/16/2014   *Elise Joy Frantz Scholarship Award.  Please see your guidance counselor for application. 
 04/30/2014   *PeopleSmart Scholarship Contest. Available to 9th-12th graders. Write an essay or submit a video on social networking.
 04/30/2014   *Allendale Music Boosters Scholarship.  There will be two $250 scholarships given to a graduating senior from AHS band and/or choir.  Please see Mr. Fogel for scholarship requirements and application. 
 05/01/2014   *2014 Ceglarek Family Fine Arts Scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior that will be pursuing a degree and career in the fine arts.  Please see Mr. Fogel or Ms. Pellegrom for application and requirements. 
 05/01/2014   *Chemical Bank Citizenship Scholarship: To apply see Mr. Fogel for a Cover sheet with instructions and essay requirements. 
 05/01/2014   *Leprino's Roger Rycenga Volunteerism Scholarship.  Please see Mr. Fogel for application and requirements. 
 05/01/2014    *Credit Union One - Complete 30 or more hours of documented , qualified community service during your Junior/Senior year of high school. 2013-2014 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship- See Mr. Fogel for application information.   Michigan Association of School Personnel Administrators Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Program-External Link Link
 05/05/2014   *Allendale Athletic Boosters-Scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to one male and one female AHS senior athlete. Students may apply by submitting an application , two recommendation forms in support of the application from a teacher and/or coach and one from an outside source as well as an essay.  External Link Link
 05/08/2014   *APS Foundation Scholarship 2014: One $500 scholarship will be granted to an eligible 2014 graduate.  Requirements are a 3.0 GPA or above, acceptance and attendance to a college or university in the fall of 2014, dedication and commitment to the core values of Allendale High School as well as a one page essay describing how you have demonstrated the AHS core values.  Please see Mr. Fogel for application.   
 05/26/2014    *B. Davis Scholarship- $1000
Please visit our website at to read about us and to provide your students with an opportunity to apply for our scholarship.
 05/30/2014   *Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship - External
 6/14/2014   *Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants-
 06/20/2014   *BigSun Scholarships - External

 * is offering three separate $2500 scholarships to the winner of their essay contest. High school seniors, current college students and the parents of students are eligible to enter. The deadline is July 31st, 2014 and winners will be announced by August 15th. For more information and to submit your entry please visit Storage Scholarships.

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