Our Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
first year = extensive mentoring Combined Degree Scholarship Program (CDSP): A National Science Foundation (NSF) Project Application for Phase 1
The Combined Degree Scholarship Program (CDSP) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) provides scholarships to high-achieving, low-income students...
The Combined Degree Scholarship Program (CDSP) at Grand Valley State...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2021
  • Award: first year = extensive mentoring
Deadline04/15/2021
Varies FTCH Occupational Safety and Health Management Pathway Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students pursuing careers in occupational safety and health and help widen the pathway to graduation...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students pursuing careers...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/15/2021
$2,500.00 Mary Jane Dockeray Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist graduating high school seniors from public or private school in the Kent, Muskegon, and Ottawa...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist graduating high school...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/15/2021
$5,000 The Thompson Working Family Achiever Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist students who might not be able to attend and finish college because of family financial situations. It...
This scholarship was established to assist students who might not be...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline04/23/2021
$1,500 minimum Anonymous Geology/Earth Science Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to promote and encourage careers in Geology and Earth Sciences and assist first generation college students and...
The purpose of this scholarship is to promote and encourage careers in...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500 minimum
Deadline04/30/2021
Varies Geology Field Studies Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to help students with the cost of attending field camp. Must declare Geology major Must attend an approved field...
This scholarship is intended to help students with the cost of attending...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2021
Varies King - Chávez - Parks (KCP) Future Faculty Fellowship
Applications will be accepted online starting mid March 2021. To read instructions about the MILogin registration process and to access the online...
Applications will be accepted online starting mid March 2021. To read...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2021
$500 - $750 Norman and Helen Gibson Geology Field Study Scholarship
The purpose of the Norman and Helen Gibson Geology Field Study Scholarship is to encourage and support undergraduate GVSU geoscience students in...
The purpose of the Norman and Helen Gibson Geology Field Study...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $500 - $750
Deadline04/30/2021
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...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2021
Varies Beatrice "Bea" A. Idema Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide encouragement and financial support to nursing students. Recipients shall be accepted for or...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide encouragement and...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Brintnall Interprofessional Palliative and Hospice Care Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist post-baccalaureate level students with the costs of competing the Interprofessional Palliative and...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist post-baccalaureate level...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Candace Otte Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students in GVSU’s nursing program. Must be admitted to KCON for the BSN degree or graduate...
This scholarship was established to support students in GVSU’s nursing...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Charles H. and Florence Irwin Scholarship Endowment
The purpose of this endowment is to provide scholarships to students who have excelled academically and athletically but who would not be able to...
The purpose of this endowment is to provide scholarships to students who...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Coach Jim Meerman Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to student athletes who have exhausted their athletic eligibility to complete...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies David A. Bergsma Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist GVSU student athletes in funding their undergraduate career Student must be a varsity athlete on one of...
This scholarship is intended to assist GVSU student athletes in funding...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies David Daniels Memorial Scholarship
The David Daniels was created in memory of a past physical therapy student at GVSU. Third-year physical therapy students Must be enrolled full...
The David Daniels was created in memory of a past physical therapy...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Douglas and Ellen Chung Asian Social Work Graduate Scholarship
This scholarship was established to promote social work services in the Asian countries and communities and support Asian students who are pursuing...
This scholarship was established to promote social work services in the...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Douglas C. and Kimberly K. Fenbert Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the Douglas C. and Kimberly K. Fenbert Memorial Scholarship is to assist talented nursing students with the cost of their education....
The purpose of the Douglas C. and Kimberly K. Fenbert Memorial...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Up to $1,500 Dr. Esther and Enrico Sobong Scholarship
This scholarship will assist students with financial need who are non-traditional students with unique pathways to education including child/family...
This scholarship will assist students with financial need who are...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline05/01/2021
$3,000.00 Dr. Linda D. Scott Nursing Student Success Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a non-traditional student enrolled in the Kirkhof College of Nursing who embodies leadership and who...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a non-traditional student...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Esther R. Padnos Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students in GVSU’s accelerated nursing program. Must be enrolled with full-time status as a nursing...
This scholarship was established to support students in GVSU’s...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Esther Rehm Stotz Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a distinguished scholarship award to an entering freshman who plans to purse a degree in...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a distinguished...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
$1,500 Eugene and Lillian Pawl Scholarship for Nursing Majors
This scholarship benefits GVSU nursing students who are the first in their families to attend college. Candidates must be entering their Junior...
This scholarship benefits GVSU nursing students who are the first in...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Felix V. and Gladys A. Zukaitis Athletic Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to student athletes who excel academically. Must be enrolled fulltime Students must...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to student...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Up to $1,000 Florence Cowan Ward Scholarship for Nursing
This scholarship was made available to assist current students who are in the Kirkhof College of Nursing. Must be a junior or senior (minimum of...
This scholarship was made available to assist current students who are...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline05/01/2021
Up to $1,000 Gail and Scott Haebich Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are enrolled full-time in the Kirkhof College of Nursing. Must be accepted by GVSU...
This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Gracias Family Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with their undergraduate or graduate degrees within the Kirkhof College of Nursing. To...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with their...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
varies Jacob C. Mol Family Athletic Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to annually award a scholarship to any current or former (who have exhausted eligibility) Grand Valley State...
The purpose of this scholarship is to annually award a scholarship to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline05/01/2021
$10,000 Jean E. Martin Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarship
This scholarship will assist students pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree who are interested in child and adolescent health issues. To...
This scholarship will assist students pursuing a Doctor of Nursing...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $10,000
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Joan Boand Athletic Endowment Scholarship
The purpose of this endowment is to help a student athlete who is in their fifth year of academic work after having exhausted their four years of...
The purpose of this endowment is to help a student athlete who is in...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Judith S. Pratt Non-Traditional Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established to benefit the non-traditional nursing student who has previously earned a BS/BA degree and desires to complete a...
This scholarship was established to benefit the non-traditional nursing...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Kirkhof College of Nursing Alumni Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit Kirkhof College of Nursing students who have financial need. To qualify for this...
The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit Kirkhof College of Nursing...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
$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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline05/01/2021
$1,000 Lynne Kraemer Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to award $1,000 to a student of GVSU in the memory of Lynne Kraemer. Entering freshman student who is a direct...
The purpose of this scholarship is to award $1,000 to a student of GVSU...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/01/2021
$1,500 Maria I. Perez Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist any nursing students pursuing a BSN degree (including non-traditional students and those pursuing a...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist any nursing students...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Michigan Board of Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by the State of Michigan. GVSU has decided to award these scholarships to students who are currently in the RN to BSN...
This scholarship is funded by the State of Michigan. GVSU has decided to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Peter P. and Patricia R. Renucci Medical Lab Sciences Scholarship
This scholarship was made available for students in the College of Health Professions with a declared major in Medical Laboratory...
This scholarship was made available for students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Peter P. Renucci Family Medical Lab Sciences Scholarship
This scholarship was made available for students in the College of Health Professions with a declared major in Medical Laboratory...
This scholarship was made available for students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
$1,000.00 Physical Therapy Diversity Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to increase diversity in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program and the profession of Physical Therapy. To be...
The purpose of this scholarship is to increase diversity in the Doctor...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
Up to $1,000 Ram and Usha Singh Social Work Scholarship
This scholarship was established for international students who are pursuing a degree in Social Work. Students must be degree-seeking and...
This scholarship was established for international students who are...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline05/01/2021
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...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
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...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,200
Deadline05/01/2021
varies Rodney and Lucarol Mulder Social Work Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in social work who are nontraditional students...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist undergraduate and graduate...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Rodney Mulder Social Work Scholarship
This scholarship is established to benefit Social Work students at the upper class or graduate levels. Candidates must be entering their junior...
This scholarship is established to benefit Social Work students at the...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
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...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Ryan Short Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship will be to provide assistance to students who are pursuing a career in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and...
The purpose of this scholarship will be to provide assistance to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
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...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
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...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline05/01/2021
Up to $1,000 Social Work Minority Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded based on minority status as defined by being a person of color and the student’s ability to articulate their commitment...
This scholarship is awarded based on minority status as defined by being...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Stephanie Urbanawiz Physician Assistant Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in the Physician Assistant Studies Program who are pursing careers in oncology or primary...
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in the Physician...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021