It Began as a Dream
At the turn of the 20th century, parents saw that high school graduates were getting better jobs, so they started a grassroots movement to make public education free through 12th grade. Now in the 21st century a college degree or technical degree beyond high school is essential for enabling students to find good jobs. That’s why we began the Holland/Zeeland Promise. Click here to read more.
Our Promise Partners
The dream of offering scholarships to motivated students, many the first in their family to attend college, could not happen without the support of the following Promise Partners. Their generous donations reflect their commitment to education as the way to make lives better and build a strong, viable and vibrant America. Click here to read more.
The HZ Promise has identified the need to make sure students avail themselves of resources aimed at helping them take the next steps after college. We welcome corporate support in this and so are grateful Herman Miller has offered our students their expertise in the area of securing employment. Click here to read more.
Fulfilling a Promise
What makes the Holland/Zeeland Promise different from other scholarships? It’s renewable for as long as it reasonably takes to graduate and it’s a “last dollar” scholarship, covering all expenses for tuition, room and board and books that remain after other grants or scholarships. Click here to read more.
Eight Again in 2017!
This spring, the Holland Zeeland Promise was once again able to offer eight new scholarships to a diverse group of talented, motivated students. And we were able to do because of the generous $100,000 donation given last year and which we are spreading over four…Click here to read more.