Gayle Davis First Generation Scholarship

The purpose of scholarship is to reduce the financial stress on students and their families and make a Grand Valley education accessible to students from all backgrounds. This need-based scholarship will ensure that financial need does not become a barrier to intellectual and personal growth.

  • Must be accepted or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be undergraduate student junior or senior enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more)
  • Must be the first person in their immediate family to pursue a college degree (first generation)
  • Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards as determined by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial need will be given preference and will be demonstrated by Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Renewal Criteria: Non-renewable

Grand Valley
Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be the first in your family to earn a four-year degree?