Our Opportunities

Opportunities Table
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Varies Positive Black Women Scholarship
The original intent of this scholarship was to assist African-American women in developing and achieving their academic goals. Today, this...
The original intent of this scholarship was to assist African-American...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Price Heneveld Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship is for engineering students in the Padnos School of Engineering and Computing. Incoming students must submit a complete...
This scholarship is for engineering students in the Padnos School of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Professional Support Staff (PSS) Scholarship
This scholarship was designed to assist Professional Support Staff (PSS) employee group children and grandchildren in the pursuit of an...
This scholarship was designed to assist Professional Support Staff (PSS)...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,500 Professor Charles Knop Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship was established to reward an outstanding chemistry major. Student must be full-time Must be senior status Must be a Chemistry...
This scholarship was established to reward an outstanding chemistry...
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  • Award: $1,500
$2,000 Professor Paul A. Huizenga Biology Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established to promote the legacy of Professor Huizenga who was committed to teaching biology. Must be entering your junior...
This scholarship was established to promote the legacy of Professor...
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  • Award: $2,000
varies Ram Chattulani Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to support first generation students pursuing a degree in education. To qualify students must: have been...
The purpose of this scholarship is to support first generation students...
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  • Award: varies
$2,000 Randy and Debbie Price Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students from Harper Creek High School to pursue their dreams of creating or owning a business,...
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students from Harper...
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  • Award: $2,000
Varies Rauch Family Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for young adults from Portage, Michigan who have begun to develop leadership skills through participation in athletics...
This scholarship is intended for young adults from Portage, Michigan who...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Ray and Fran Kisor Graduate Engineering Fellowship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist graduate students pursuing a graduate degree in engineering. To receive this scholarship recipients...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist graduate students pursuing...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Recreation Leadership Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and reward student leaders who are involved in recreational sports, programs, services, and...
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and reward student...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Redfield Financial Group Business and Baseball Scholarship
This scholarship was created to assist business students who are members of the Laker Baseball Team. Preference in selection will be given to...
This scholarship was created to assist business students who are members...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Reister Family Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created to assist deserving young people to attain a degree and to support the educational programs at GVSU. Priority given...
This scholarship was created to assist deserving young people to attain...
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  • Award: Varies
$2,000 per year Retaining and Inspiring students in Science & Engineering (RISE) Scholarship
Retaining and Inspiring students in Science & Engineering (RISE) provides scholarships, mentoring, and paid experiential learning opportunities for...
Retaining and Inspiring students in Science & Engineering (RISE)...
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  • Award: $2,000 per year
Up to $1,200 Rev. Black Physical Therapy Scholarship in memory of Robert Klein
This scholarship assists students pursuing the profession of Physical Therapy. Candidates must be enrolled full time status in the College of...
This scholarship assists students pursuing the profession of Physical...
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  • Award: Up to $1,200
$2,000 Rev. Terry W. '70 and Sandra L. (Mackus) '68 Allen First Generation Diversity Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who are the first in their family to earn a four year degree (First Generation) and promote...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who are the first...
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  • Award: $2,000
Varies Richard A. Winn Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association Scholarship
To assist students with the cost of their education, increase awareness of careers in hospitality and tourism management, and promote diversity in...
To assist students with the cost of their education, increase awareness...
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  • Award: Varies
Up to $1,500 Richard E. Flanders University Club Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a distinguished merit scholarship for students majoring in Anthropology or an appropriately related...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a distinguished merit...
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  • Award: Up to $1,500
Full in-state tuition Richard E. Veazey Graduate Academic Scholarship in Accounting
This scholarship recognizes an outstanding student who wants to pursue a Master’s of Science in Accounting through the Seidman College of Business...
This scholarship recognizes an outstanding student who wants to pursue a...
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  • Award: Full in-state tuition
Up to $4,000 Richard Giles Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to support graduate students seeking a Masters in Accounting. Full-time graduate degree seeking students Show...
This scholarship is designed to support graduate students seeking a...
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  • Award: Up to $4,000
Varies Richard Wheeler First Responder Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will benefit dependents of first responders who have fallen while putting their lives on the line for our communities, families...
This scholarship will benefit dependents of first responders who have...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rick K. Hamlin Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) students with the costs of a Grand Valley State University...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,500 Robert and Barbara Wood Entrepreneur Scholarship
This scholarship is available to upper-class students in the Seidman College of Business who demonstrate interest in and passion for...
This scholarship is available to upper-class students in the Seidman...
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  • Award: $1,500
Varies Robert and Linda '89 Rynbrandt Sociology Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and assist sociology majors with the costs of their junior and senior year at GVSU. Recipients of...
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and assist sociology...
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  • Award: Varies
Up to $1,000 Robert Bosch Fuel Systems Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was designed to assist an academically talented engineering student in their first year of study at GVSU. Applicants must be an...
This scholarship was designed to assist an academically talented...
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  • Award: Up to $1,000
Varies Robert L. Chamberlain Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is for junior English majors demonstrating excellence in writing. Excellence in writing, and interest in theatre (theater), art,...
This scholarship is for junior English majors demonstrating excellence...
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  • Award: Varies
Up to $1,000 Robert W. Mayberry School of Communications Endowed Scholarship
The School of Communications Scholarship honors upper-level School of Communication students who have demonstrated promise in their chosen field of...
The School of Communications Scholarship honors upper-level School of...
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  • Award: Up to $1,000
Up to $1,500 Ross W. Perry Bachelor of Science/Core Sciences Major Scholarship
This scholarship was intended to benefit students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree from GVSU. Full-time students entering their junior...
This scholarship was intended to benefit students seeking a Bachelor of...
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  • Award: Up to $1,500
$500 - $2,000 Ruth Chamberlain Global Issues Scholarship
This scholarship will provide support for one or more students in the Meijer Honors College who have shown significant promise, growth, or...
This scholarship will provide support for one or more students in the...
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  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Varies Ruth M. Perry Doctor of Physical Therapy Major Scholarship
This scholarship is meant to benefit students in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at GVSU. Candidates must be full time graduate...
This scholarship is meant to benefit students in the Doctorate of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Samuel L. Westerman Foundation Scholarship for Nursing
This scholarship is for nursing students that are junior or seniors in Kirkhof College of Nursing. Must have a 3.0 GPA Student must be an...
This scholarship is for nursing students that are junior or seniors in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Samuel L. Westerman Seidman PATHWAY Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to graduation for Seidman College of Business students from middle income families,...
The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies School of Accounting Faculty Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit Seidman College of Business School of Accounting students. To receive this scholarship the student...
The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit Seidman College of...
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  • Award: Varies
Award Amounts Vary School of Accounting Scholarship Application
Students enrolled in the BBA with an accounting major or the MSA or MST program with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.2 and an Accounting GPA of 3.5...
Students enrolled in the BBA with an accounting major or the MSA or MST...
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  • Award: Award Amounts Vary
Up to $1,000 School of Social Work Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who are in the School of Social Work, who have excelled in their coursework and have financial need. MSW...
This scholarship is awarded to students who are in the School of Social...
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  • Award: Up to $1,000
$1,000 Scott Flahive Police Academy
This scholarship is to assist students who are enrolled in the GVSU Police Academy. Must be enrolled in the GVSU Police Academy Must have a...
This scholarship is to assist students who are enrolled in the GVSU...
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  • Award: $1,000
Up to $1,500 Scott M. Dykstra Oliver Products Company Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was created with the desire to provide opportunities for other engineering students to achieve their education and a career in...
This scholarship was created with the desire to provide opportunities...
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  • Award: Up to $1,500
Varies Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship (Spring/Summer, Fall and Academic Year)
This scholarship is part of the Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship program. It provides financial support and recognition to...
This scholarship is part of the Seidman College of Business Study Abroad...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship (WINTER)
This scholarship is part of the Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship program. It provides financial support and recognition to...
This scholarship is part of the Seidman College of Business Study Abroad...
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  • Award: Varies
$2,000 Seidman Dean's Advisory Board Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial assistance to two degree-seeking Seidman College of Business students entering their junior or senior year who...
This scholarship provides financial assistance to two degree-seeking...
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  • Award: $2,000
Up to $2,500 Seymour and Esther Padnos Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support engineering students. Candidates must have applied by February 1 and be accepted to GVSU. First year...
This scholarship was established to support engineering...
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  • Award: Up to $2,500
Up to $1,250 Shakespeare Scholarship
The GVSU School of Communications has created a scholarship to award to students who are interested in Theatre. Scholarship is awarded to...
The GVSU School of Communications has created a scholarship to award to...
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  • Award: Up to $1,250
Varies Shawn D. Wiersma Criminal Justice Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to be given annually to an entering senior student in the School of Criminal Justice who plans to enter the police...
This scholarship was established to be given annually to an entering...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Shelby Fazio '13 Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who demonstrate an interest in wildlife ecology, conservation, or animal behavior with the...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who demonstrate an...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Small Family Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students who demonstrate a commitment to completing their degree with little...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to...
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  • Award: Varies
$250 - $1200 Spectrum Health Diversity Scholarship
This scholarship was established to encourage persons of color to pursue and complete degrees in the health care field. Candidates must have...
This scholarship was established to encourage persons of color to pursue...
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  • Award: $250 - $1200
Varies Spectrum Industries, Inc. Scholarship
This scholarship was created to assist deserving students with two years of their education. To qualify for this scholarships students must: Be...
This scholarship was created to assist deserving students with two years...
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  • Award: Varies
Up to $2,000 SPX Corporation Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship is made available for students who are Engineering majors. Students transferring from Community Colleges who intend to pursue...
This scholarship is made available for students who are Engineering...
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  • Award: Up to $2,000
$500 Statistics Scholarship
This scholarship is available for upper-class statistic major students who have at least a 3.2 GPA. Must have at least 45 credit hours completed...
This scholarship is available for upper-class statistic major students...
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  • Award: $500
Up to $1,000 Steelcase Inc. Seidman College of Business Diversity Scholarship
This scholarship was created to advance and support persons of color in their pursuit of an undergraduate degree from the Seidman School of...
This scholarship was created to advance and support persons of color in...
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  • Award: Up to $1,000
Varies Steele A. and Mary D. Taylor Pathway to Education Scholarship
This scholarship was made available for those who have participated in the TRiO Upward Bound Program, a TRiO program within GVSU followed by those...
This scholarship was made available for those who have participated in...
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  • Award: Varies