Upperclass Honor Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize scholarly achievement of upper class students, encourage students to remain at Grand Valley who might transfer to another institution, encourage students who do not receive merit awards upon entrance but who perform well after enrolling, instill a sense of pride in those students nominated and chosen for the award as well as instill in the Grand Valley student body that achievement and quality in educated are very important.


  • Students must be full-time undergraduate students and have completed at least 40 semester hours at Grand Valley State University or if a transfer student, must have completed at least 15 hours at Grand Valley
  • Students must also have a cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Not be currently receiving any other GVSU Merit Scholarship

Renewal Criteria: Scholarship awards to junior students will be renewable for one year provided the student maintains a 3.25 cumulative GPA and satisfactory academic progress.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you currently receive one of the following scholarships: Laker Scholarship, Award for Excellence, Faculty Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Early Awareness Scholarship or Urban Schools Scholarship?