Mnomen Native American Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and assist Native American students who are members of a federally recognized tribe in Michigan or who demonstrate lineal heritage from a state or federal tribe, with the costs of their education at GVSU.

  • Recipients must be accepted for or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be an undergraduate resident of Michigan preparing to enter their sophomore year
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more) in any course of study
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress standards
  • Candidates must declare their Native American heritage and provide a copy of certification of at least one quarter or more degree of Native American blood quantum according to the available Tribal and/or Federal records
  • Must also be an enrolled citizen of a U.S. federally recognized tribe

Financial need shall be demonstrated by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and includes Pathway eligible students.

Renewal Criteria: This scholarship may be renewed without reapplication provided the recipient continues to meet the qualifications stated above. The scholarship may be awarded to an individual for a maximum of nine semesters including spring/summer semester.

Award
Varies
Scopes
Grand Valley University Foundation
Deadline
03/01/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your career goals, aspirations and your plan(s) to contribute to your tribe and the advancement of the Native American community.
  2. Please provide documentation of your Native American heritage by uploading a copy of certification of at least one quarter or more degree of Native American blood quantum according to the available Tribal and/or Federal records.