Our Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Up to $3,000 John J. and Marjorie E. Shepard Communications Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students in the School of Communications. Must be accepted to or currently enrolled at GVSU Must be...
This scholarship was established to support students in the School of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,000 John Salski Scholarship
This scholarship was made available for students who are Biology or Natural Resource Management majors. Minimum 3.0 G.P.A. Must have completed...
This scholarship was made available for students who are Biology or...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$3,000 John Shontz Native Plants Biology Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who are majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Plant Biology. Must be entering Sophomore,...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who are majoring...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies John W. and Virginia M. Reifel Economics Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist exceptional students pursuing a career in economics with completion of an undergraduate degree. Must...
This scholarship was established to assist exceptional students pursuing...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Up to $3,000 Johnny C. Burton Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created to assist incoming freshmen or transfers students, as well as students currently attending GVSU. This scholarship is...
This scholarship was created to assist incoming freshmen or transfers...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Johnson Leadership Scholarship
The purpose of the Johnson Leadership Scholarship is to provide financial support for students interested in traveling abroad to advance their...
The purpose of the Johnson Leadership Scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
$500 - $2000 Jonathan and Marcia White Honors College Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to fund a Frederik Meijer Honors College undergraduate student planning to enter national security or other...
The purpose of this scholarship is to fund a Frederik Meijer Honors...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $500 - $2000
Deadline03/01/2018
$500 Joseph E. Appelt P.E. Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support freshmen entering the Padnos School of Engineering with an interest in environmental issues. High school...
This scholarship was created to support freshmen entering the Padnos...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Joseph Spruit Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship benefits students in the GVSU School of Engineering who demonstrate financial need. Must have applied to and been accepted by...
This scholarship benefits students in the GVSU School of Engineering who...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Up to $5,000 Joyce Hecht Philanthropy Scholarship
This scholarship will provide support for graduate students in the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration (SPNHA) who plan to...
This scholarship will provide support for graduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Up to $1,500 Jurries Family Scholarship for Business Majors
The Jurries Family Scholarship was created for qualified candidates who are working toward a business degree. Candidates for this scholarship...
The Jurries Family Scholarship was created for qualified candidates who...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline03/01/2018
Up to $1,500 Jurries Family Scholarship for Writing Majors
The Jurries Family Scholarship was created for qualified candidates within in the Writing Department who are working toward a writing...
The Jurries Family Scholarship was created for qualified candidates...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,000 Kathleen B. Vogelsang Seidman College of Business Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students
This scholarship provides financial aid to non-traditional students studying in the Seidman College of Business. Candidates for this scholarship...
This scholarship provides financial aid to non-traditional students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Kaufman Family Scholarship Honoring L. William Seidman
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist juniors and seniors in the Seidman College of Business with the cost of a GV education and encourage...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist juniors and seniors in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Kendal J. Denbleyker Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist nontraditional students pursuing an undergraduate degree at Grand Valley State University. This...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist nontraditional students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Kenneth and Irene Fridsma Special Education Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students pursuing careers in special education with the costs of their education at GVSU. Recipients...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students pursuing careers...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Up to $20,000 King - Chávez - Parks (KCP) Future Faculty Fellowship
The King – Chávez – Parks (KCP) Future Faculty Fellowship Program was created by the Michigan legislature in 1986 as part of the larger...
The King – Chávez – Parks (KCP) Future Faculty Fellowship Program was...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $20,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Kipp & Erin Chillag Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program with the cost of their...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in the Doctor of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,000 - $2,000 Kirkhof Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was designed for incoming freshman who plan to enroll in the Padnos College of Engineering. Entering engineering freshman...
This scholarship was designed for incoming freshman who plan to enroll...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,000
Deadline03/01/2018
3,000 Koning Family Health Sciences Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal...
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: 3,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$2,000 Kristin M. Zoller Cooper BSN '94, MSN '02 Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist single student parents pursuing a BSN or MSN degree in nursing and reduce the financial pressure on...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist single student parents...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$2,000 Kulesza Family Healthcare Pathway Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal...
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Up to $1,500 Kurt Kimball Scholarship
This scholarship will provide support for graduate students in the School of Public, Nonprofit & Health Administration (SPNHA) pursuing careers...
This scholarship will provide support for graduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,000 L.V. Eberhard Business Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to support incoming freshmen business majors at GVSU. Applicants must be entering freshman majoring in...
This scholarship is designed to support incoming freshmen business...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$800 Lacks Enterprises Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to students with their costs of their education, with first priority given to qualified...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $800
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Larita "Rita" Stephanak Memorial Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to nursing students in their final year of studies. To qualify for this...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
$2,000 Las Gralarias Foundation Ecuador Study Abroad Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship to support students studying neotropical conservation in Ecuador. Must be accepted or currently enrolled at...
The purpose of this scholarship to support students studying neotropical...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,000 Laura Sakoski Memorial Scholarship
This award provides financial assistance to students who have received a diagnosis of cancer at some point in their lives. Incoming freshman...
This award provides financial assistance to students who have received a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Up to $2,500 LGBT Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline03/01/2018
$2,000 Liberal Studies Accelerated Leadership Program Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to support students in the Liberal Studies Accelerated Leadership Program. Recipients must: Be accepted and...
The purpose of this scholarship is to support students in the Liberal...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Lois Searles Hospitality and Tourism Internship Award
This scholarship was set up to assist students who are pursuing an unpaid internship to gain experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. It...
This scholarship was set up to assist students who are pursuing an...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Lt. William Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial aid for Grand Valley students who serve in any branch of the U.S. armed forces, active or reserve, and for...
This scholarship provides financial aid for Grand Valley students who...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Lynn McNamara Blue '86 Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage promising students to continue their studies at GVSU and to encourage them to utilize the many...
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage promising students to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies M. Frederick S. Singer and Frederick S. Singer Memorial Veterans Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to assist veterans with the costs of completing a degree at Grand Valley State University. Candidates must an...
This scholarship is designed to assist veterans with the costs of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Mack-Jackson African American Teacher Scholarship
This scholarship was established to help African American students become teachers by providing scholarships to students enrolled in the College of...
This scholarship was established to help African American students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,500 Madeline Siehling Statistics Pathway Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal...
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Margaret "Peggy" Boyce Nontraditional Student Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to encourage and assist Nontraditional students who did not immediately begin pursing a college degree after...
This scholarship is intended to encourage and assist Nontraditional...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Margaret F. Ward Art and Design Scholarship
This scholarship was established to give support to aspiring art educators who are facing financial challenges in pursuing their degrees. Must be...
This scholarship was established to give support to aspiring art...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Maribeth Wardrop Leaders in Philanthropy Scholarship
This scholarship was the first named scholarship to support the Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Program. To qualify for this...
This scholarship was the first named scholarship to support the Master...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Mark A. Warren Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to not only honor Mark A. Warren’s greatest attributes and accomplishments but to support future chemistry...
The purpose of this scholarship is to not only honor Mark A. Warren’s...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Marvin G. DeVries Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist students from West Michigan who are pursuing careers in Economics with the cost of a GV...
This scholarship is intended to assist students from West Michigan who...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,000 Mary and Wilhelm Seeger Scholarship
This scholarship was created by GVSU alumni to honor two well respected faculty members Mary and Wilhelm Seeger. Entering freshman student with...
This scholarship was created by GVSU alumni to honor two well respected...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies MaryBeth Koeze Art Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist students financially and also encourage them in their study of Art. Entering junior or senior year or...
This scholarship is intended to assist students financially and also...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Mathematics Department Scholarship
This scholarship is established to provide all students of math with a resource to invest in their education. The student must have at least 45...
This scholarship is established to provide all students of math with a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies Matt and Kendra Gibson Accounting & Finance Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with a declared major in Accounting or Finance with the cost of their education. Must be...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with a declared...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
Varies May Group Realtors with Re/Max of Grand Rapids Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a student with interest in pursuing a career in real estate. Recipients of this scholarship shall...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a student with interest in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2018
$3,000 Mayor George K. Heartwell Through College Scholarship
The Mayor George K. Heartwell Through College Scholarship was established to support students who graduate from a Grand Rapids Public High...
The Mayor George K. Heartwell Through College Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$500 Metro Detroit Alumni Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a distinguished merit scholarship to current high school seniors from the metropolitan Detroit area...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a distinguished merit...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2018
$3,000 Michael '06 and Janean '05, '08 Couch Black Excellence Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist African American students who are the first in their family to earn a four year degree (first...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist African American students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$2,500- $5,000 Michael and Susan Jandernoa Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to invest in future entrepreneurs enrolled at GVSU to create new opportunities that will be critical to future...
The purpose of this scholarship is to invest in future entrepreneurs...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $2,500- $5,000
Deadline03/01/2018