Our Donors

Clarke and Nancy Borgeson

Clarke and Nancy Borgeson

Clark and Nancy Borgeson, officers of Huron Technologies in Leslie, Michigan, established a scholarship to encourage graduates of Leslie High School who have chosen to attend Grand Valley State University and to recognize the community where their business is located.

Coalition for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education

Coalition for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education

Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray retired from her position as Curator of the Blandford Nature Center in June 1990. Many generations of school children received an early taste of “hand-on” science under the supervision of Dr. Dockeray and her presence was greatly missed...

Colleagues and Friends of H. James Williams

Colleagues and Friends of H. James Williams

Colleagues and friends of H. James Williams provided financial resources to endow a scholarship to honor the “World Class” leadership James provided as Dean of the Seidman College of Business for eight and one-half years. In addition to his deanship, James Williams...

Colleagues, Friends and Family of Thomas A. Butcher

Colleagues, Friends and Family of Thomas A. Butcher

The Thomas A. & Cheryl L. ‘91,’98 Butcher Non-traditional Student Scholarship was established by colleagues, friends and family of Thomas A. Butcher to honor his 30th Anniversary at Grand Valley State University. In 1983, Tom joined Grand Valley’s human resources...

Colleagues, Students, Friends and Family of Joan Boand and Patti Irwin-Rowe

Colleagues, Students, Friends and Family of Joan Boand and Patti Irwin-Rowe

The Boand-Rowe Scholarship for Advancement of Women in Sports & Physical Activity was created as part of a celebration of 40 years of Title IX, but more so as a reminder of the work that still needs to be done relevant to equity and sport and physical activity. This...

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences established the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Scholarship to encourage faculty, staff, alumni and friends to help shape the lives and professions of students pursing liberal arts and sciences degrees at Grand Valley...

Colliers International

Colliers International

Founded in 1195 Colliers has emerged as a respected name in the business by delivering innovative results for clients with Office, Retail, Industrial, Hospitality, Land, Investment, Property Management and other specialized property needs. With nearly 50 real estate...

Constantine M. Dang and Hung Pham

Constantine M. Dang and Hung Pham

Established in loving memory of Phạm Đình Thám Dominic to assist Vietnamese students with the cost of their education at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Mr. Phạm Đình Thám Dominic immigrated to the United States and resettled in Grandville, Michigan in the late...

Crowe LLP in association with Grand Valley State University (GVSU) through Grand Valley University Foundation (GVUF)

Crowe LLP in association with Grand Valley State University (GVSU) through Grand Valley University Foundation (GVUF)

Crowe LLP in association with Grand Valley State University (GVSU) through Grand Valley University Foundation (GVUF) as partners in our community have created this scholarship to make an impact on the accounting industry. This scholarship is meant to help diverse...

Current and Retired Staff of GVSU Plant Services

Current and Retired Staff of GVSU Plant Services

Established in 1993 and supported by current and retired employees of Grand Valley State University Plant Services. Recipients must be descendants of Plant Services Personnel (P.S.P.).

Dale Schriemer and friends of Marney Houseman MacAdam

Dale Schriemer and friends of Marney Houseman MacAdam

Established by Dale Schriemer and friends of Marney Houseman MacAdam, to honor her as a lifelong performer and vigorous supporter of the performing arts, and as one of the founders of the Opera Association of Western Michigan (now Opera Grand Rapids).

Dan Chappell

Dan Chappell

This scholarship was created to honor and memorialize Dan Chappell’s passion for being an athletic trainer at East Kentwood High School for 35 years and precepting Grand Valley students at this site. Dan graduated from Grand Valley in 1985, and was a highly respected...

Daniel and Pamella DeVos

Daniel and Pamella DeVos

Daniel and Pamella DeVos are the founders of DP Fox Ventures, L.L.C., a diversified management enterprise with investments in real estate, transportation, sports and entertainment. Entrepreneurs with global interests, the DeVos’s roots are here in Western Michigan....

Daniel and Stephanie Hurwitz in memory of Nathan Hurwitz

Daniel and Stephanie Hurwitz in memory of Nathan Hurwitz

This scholarship was established by Daniel and Stephanie Hurwitz in memory of their son Nathan M. “Nate” Hurwitz. As a proud student at Forest Hills Eastern (FHE) High School, Nate served in student government and played an active role with both the football and...

Darld and Joyce Black

Darld and Joyce Black

The family of Darld and Joyce Black are very pleased to give this scholarship in the honor and memory of Mrs. Black’s brother, Robert L. Klein. Robert L. Klein was born the third son of Leo and Laura Klein in Flint, Michigan on June 3, 1925. He was educated in the...

David Alan Bergsma

David Alan Bergsma

The scholarship was established in memory of David Alan Bergsma. David was a graduate of Western Michigan University and very much interested in young people and especially those interested in athletics. The scholarship was established for the benefit of deserving...

David and Diana Moore

David and Diana Moore

David and Diana Moore are committed to helping students at Grand Valley State University succeed. They have a strong appreciation for nature and science and want to assist a graduate student in biology with their education.

David and Jennifer '95, '10, '15 Deamud

David and Jennifer '95, '10, '15 Deamud

The Be the Change Scholarship was established by David and Jennifer ‘95, ’10, ’15 Deamud to open doors to higher education for children impacted by incarceration during their youth. Jennifer earned her bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in...

David G. and Mary L. Annis

David G. and Mary L. Annis

David Annis, employed at Grand Valley State University since 1987, has served as Department Chairperson for Advanced Studies in Education and as compliance officer and field representative for the University’s charter school office. Before coming to Grand Valley,...

David Parmelee

David Parmelee

Established in 2009 by David Parmelee and Grand Valley State University to honor the life of his brother, Lt. James Wheeler Parmelee. James graduated from a military prep school, served as an officer in the U.S. Navy in World War II, and later attended the U.S. Naval...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Lambda Pi Chapter

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Lambda Pi Chapter

The Legendary Lambda Pi Legacy Endowed Scholarship (DST-LP Legacy Scholarship) is being established by current and alumnae members of the Lambda Pi Chapter (Lambda Pi Deltas) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST). On June 18, 1974, the Lambda Pi Deltas...

Dematic

Dematic

Dematic is an international material handling and logistics automation company. It has production and management sites in Europe, China, Australia and the USA and is represented in 35 countries on all continents. In Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic’s history includes...

Department of Modern Languages and Literature

Department of Modern Languages and Literature

The Modern Languages & Literatures Study Abroad Scholarship was established by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures to encourage language students at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to study abroad and immerse themselves in the language and culture...

Department of Movement Science

Department of Movement Science

Desiree A. Sanders '04 in loving memory of Amos Sanders Jr.

Desiree A. Sanders '04 in loving memory of Amos Sanders Jr.

Established by Desiree A. Sanders ’04 in loving memory of her father Amos Sanders Jr. Amos was a licensed electrician who began his automotive career at General Motors as a skilled tradesman (Toolmaker). He worked in the Livonia and Hamtramck locations until he...

DeWitt Barrels

DeWitt Barrels

From its inception in the spring of 1893, DeWitt Barrels was passed from father to son and operated as a sole proprietorship until 1976 when it was incorporated. Today it is run by brothers Tim, Michael & Peter DeWitt. As a member of the Reusable Industrial Packaging...

Dickson and Kathleen Small and family

Dickson and Kathleen Small and family

Established by Dickson and Kathleen Small and their family to encourage students who may have experienced some hardship and are working full or part-time to pay for their own education. Dickson and Kathleen are both educators, and proud parents of two Grand Valley...

Dirk Koning

Dirk Koning

Dirk Koning was the founding Director of the Community Media Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and an adjunct faculty member at Grand Valley State University. Dirk was a media visionary, a passionate ambassador for public access to the media, who believed that “the...

Division of Equity and Inclusion at Grand Valley State University

Division of Equity and Inclusion at Grand Valley State University

Established in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Division of Inclusion and Equity at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Through collaboration, consultation, and leadership with students, faculty, staff and administrators, and community partners, the...

D.J. Angus-Scientech Educational Foundation

D.J. Angus-Scientech Educational Foundation

In recognition of the outstanding service of Dr. Ronald W. Ward to Michigan’s Grand Valley State University, to the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute, and to the Scientech Club of Indianapolis, this scholarship is hereby established by the D.J....