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Hastings Area

Andrea M. Storrs Scholarship

Must be a graduating high school senior from Hastings Area Schools. Must be accepted at an accredited post-secondary school or vocational/technical institute. Financial need is a requirement, but students of "middle income" will also be accepted. Students must fill out the FAFSA application: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. Must have a GPA of at least 2.5. Students must have participated in athletics and fine…
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Barry County Humane Society Compassion and Love for Animals

Must be a graduating high school senior from a Barry County school or a resident living in Barry County. Must be accepted at an accredited post-secondary school or vocational/technical institute. Financial need is not a requirement, but students must fill out the FAFSA application: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. Academic achievement is preferred. Must be pursuing a field of study related to animal such…
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Barry County Substance Abuse Task Force Youth Scholarship

Student must be a graduating senior of Barry County. Student must be accepted to an accredited educational institution. Student must demonstrate leadership and service in the area of substance abuse prevention among their peers and community. Student will be evaluated on essay content.
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Caledonia Farmers Elevator Robert Newman Educational Scholarship

Must be a Michigan resident. Student must be a graduating senior of a Michigan accredited High School or Home School. Must declare a major in Agriculture/Agribusiness. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits each semester. Must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better. Strong consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate their desire to…
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Coach and Kathleen Clarey Scholarship

Must be a graduating high school senior from Hastings High School. Must be accepted at an accredited post-secondary school or vocational/technical institute. Financial need is not a requirement, but students must fill out the FAFSA application: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students pursuing a degree in Education preferred; however others can be considered. Students planning to attend U of M or WMU preferred; however…
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Coleman Agency MJ Scholarship

Student must be a resident of Barry County pursuing a vocational degree or certification. Student must be accepted to an accredited program though a vocational/technical school, community college, or certification program. Student must demonstrate financial need.
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DKEF – Barbara Colleen Hooten Memorial Scholarship for Hastings

Student must be a graduating senior of Hastings High School system. Student must be accepted to an accredited college or university. Student must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Student must be pursuing a degree in education. 
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Eldon P Willard Scholarship

Student must be a graduating senior of Hastings High School. Student will be evaluated on athletic involvement with special consideration given to students who have participated in karate. Additional consideration given to sportsman with an interest in hunting and fishing. Academic achievement is desirable. Leadership ability must be demonstrated, along with community involvement. Student must be accepted at an accredited…
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Emil Tyden Founders Scholarship

Student must be a graduate of a Barry County High School. Student must be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university. Student must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA. Student must be planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/product Development. Student must express a desire to live and work in the Hastings, MI area upon graduation. Student must provide…
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Gies Family Scholarship

Must be a graduating High School graduating senior from Hastings. Student must pursue a career in math, pre-dentistry, biological science or environmental sciences. Must be accepted at an accredited post-secondary school. Applicants will be evaluated on essay quality and content. One letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, counselor, principal, employer, community volunteer leader or religious leader. 
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Gordon and Carolyn Worth Scholarship

Must be a high school graduating senior residing in Barry County. Attends a Barry County High School or is Home School. Participates or participated in the Barry County 4H Program. Academic achievement and financial need will be considered. Preference given to students who plan to attend a Michigan based school.
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Jane Morris Memorial

Student must be a graduating senior of a Barry County high school. Student must demonstrate academic achievement and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be accepted at an accredited post-secondary school. Financial need is not a requirement. Student must demonstrate community involvement through non-academic school activities, volunteer work, or work experience. Student must be involved in 4H through the Barry…
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Jim and Mel Hund Scholarship

Must be a graduating senior from Hastings or Delton Kellogg Area Schools. A 3.0(GPA) is desired. Student must be pursuing a degree in Education. Financial need required. Student should have demonstrated participation in athletics or music. Student must demonstrate community involvement through school activities, non-academic school activities and/or community activities.
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Lydia Cole Memorial Scholarship

Student must be a graduating senior from Delton Kellogg High School, Thornapple Kellogg High School and/or Hastings High School. Student must have participated on either the High School Swim Team or Tennis Team. Student must be accepted at an accredited college or university. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Strong consideration will be given to…
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Mary Youngs Music and Athletic Memorial Scholarship

Student must be a graduating senior of Hastings High School. Student must be accepted to an accredited educational institution. Student must have participated in at least four years of sports AND four years of music curriculum. Student will be evaluated on essay content.
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Southside Pediatrics Scholarship

Must be a Barry County graduate or a graduating senior in the current academic year. Student plans to pursue a career dedicated to improving the lives of children. Some examples are: Teacher, Counselor, pediatric PT, OT or Speech, youth minister, para-professional, genetic counseling or child life specialist. Must be accepted at an accredited post-secondary school or vocational/technical institute. Student will…
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TAC – Ethel Denton Groos Scholarship

Student must be a Barry County resident. Student must be planning to pursue a 4 year degree in a Fine Arts program. Student must demonstrate community involvement through non-academic school activities, volunteer work, or work experience. Student will be evaluated on essay content.
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TAEF – Robert Evans Memorial Scholarship

Must be a graduating high school senior from Thornapple Kellogg Schools or Hastings Area Schools. Must be accepted at an accredited post-secondary school. Student must be pursuing a degree in the field of education. Financial need is not a requirement, but students must fill out the FAFSA application: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. Applicants will be evaluated on their essays. Leadership experience is preferred.…
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TAEF – Travis Wenger 4-H Scholarship

Student must be a graduating senior or a full time (minimum 12 credit hours) freshman at an accredited institution or vocational program. Student must be accepted to an accredited college, university or vocational institution. Student must provide at least three letters of recommendation from the following areas: 4-H Leader, teacher, coach, employer, pastor, neighbor or athletic director. Letters from immediate…
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Team Barry County Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Must be a Barry County resident. Graduating senior or graduate. Must be accepted into an entrepreneurship program at a Michigan School. Minimum of a 2.5(GPA) required. Must submit at least 2 letters of recommendation (either Community Leader - Academic or Business). Must demonstrate community involvement.
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Thornapple Garden Club “Walk Gently on this Good Earth” Scholarship

Student must be a Barry County Resident or attend a Barry County School. Student must be accepted to an accredited educational institution. Student must be planning to pursue a 2 or 4 year degree in the field of agricultural science, conservation, floricultural, horticultural, landscape design, or any related field. Student must demonstrate financial need. Consideration will be given to Thornapple…
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