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 from TRiO programs in Grand Rapids Public Schools.

  • Candidates who have participated in the Upward Bound Program, a TRiO program incorporated within the Advising Resources & Special Programs unit at Grand Valley State will be given preference
  • Must be enrolled full or part-time in a degree-seeking major
  • Students must have a GPA of 3.0 and an ACT score of 18 or better
  • Students must demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA
  • Transfer students must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Transfer students Must be GRPS grads with an Associates Degree from Grand Rapids Community College

Renewal Criteria: Scholarship may be awarded for a maximum of 10 semesters if student continues to meet the criteria and and satisfactory academic progress.

Steele and Mary Taylor
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you participated in the TRiO Upward Bound program?
  2. What high school did you (or will you) graduate from?
  3. In a short paragraph please explain the level in which you were involved in this program and also describe the program that you participated in.