Scholarship Opportunities
2014-15

Applications / Additional Information available in the Guidance Office
 

These scholarships are posted outside of the OHS Guidance Office, please check with the office often and check the board as scholarships will continue to be added as this year's criteria/details are finalized.
See more scholarship resource links at the bottom of the page.

Scholarship & Finance resource: College Scholarship Guide

Listed in order of due date:

DEADLINE

SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Feb. 23, 2015 TAG Team Scholarship
apply at: www.alleganfoundation.org

Must be an Allegan County High School Senior: The ideal  winner will be one who has put forth effort academically, and has shown leadership ability and makes community service a priority.

March 11, 2015

ALLCOPS Criminal Justice Scholarship

2.5 GPA or higher; intend to enroll or already enrolled full-time in a criminal justice program or track.

March 6, 2015 O'Leary Foundation

Must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, participate in at least one extracurricular activity and participate in at least one volunteer activity in the last year.

March 15, 2015 Consumers Credit Union

Apply at Guidance Office

March 16, 2015 Allegan County Area Technical Center (ACATEC)
 Math & Science Scholarship

Must be currently enrolled at the Tech Center with at least a 3.0 Tech Center GPA. Must be planning to attend a college or vocational training institution in Michigan. Must major in an applied math or science related program. 

April 1, 2015 Dr. Jeffrey P. Chapman Memorial Scholarship

Minimum 2.5 GPA or higher; Must be pursuing higher education toward a degree in the medical field; service to community/school; character, leadership

April 1, 2015 Fred & Lena Meijer For full or part-time Meijer team members or their children. Apply at: 
https://meijerscholarship.egrant.net

April 1, 2015

Education Community Credit Union (ECCU)

Must be a member in good standing for at least one year. Have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Scholarship awards will be based on academic achievement, financial need, extracurriucular activities, community involvement and a one page typed essay.

April 1, 2015 Dr. Jeffrey P. Chapman Memorial Scholarship

Minimum 2.5 GPA or higher; Must be pursuing higher education toward a degree in the medical field; service to community/school; character, leadership

April 1, 2015 Allegan County Agricultural Society 

Involvement in the Allegan county Fair as an exhibitor for three years of high school.

Applications in the guidance office

April 15, 2015 Harry's Foundation Scholarship

Requirements: 2.0 GPA, Clean record of discipline or suspensions regarding drug use, alcohol or violence. Community service. Must be genuinely kind and humble and have a history of helping people. 

April 20, 2014 Otsego Athletic Boosters

Applicants must demonstrate:Academic achievement or potential (based upon essay and GPA)   A history of active participation in school athletics, community service, extracurricular involvement, and/or work experience.   Strong moral character (based upon recommendations)

APPLICATION

May 1, 2015 Peggy K. Shearer Memorial Scholarship

$1,000 per recipient (1 male, 1 female)

Must have a 2.5 GPA, have recommendations from faculty, staff or coach. Must demonstrate a true passion for Otsego Public Schools. Must be a friendly, positive, giving person and helpful to others. Priority given to member of golf team, cheerleading team or Homecoming Court.

June 1, 2015 Giva Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award

For anyone attending a college or university worldwide. There is no specific course of student or major required. For more information and a link to apply:  

http://www.givainc.com/scholarships/student-scholarship-worldwide-community-ambassador-award.cfm

Additional Resources/Websites for Scholarships

www.fastweb.com
www.collegesavings.com
www.scholarship.com
www.kalfound.org
www.savingforcollege.com
www.weeklyscholarshipalert.org
www.finaid.com
www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php                             

Estimate of financial need can be calculated at www.act.org/fane