Berkowitz Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The purpose of this Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a GVSU student who is handicapped with a preference for a student whose handicap substantially affects his or her mobility.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled as a degree seeking undergraduate student of Grand Valley State University and must have a documented physical or learning disability
  • Must be a current sophomore, junior or senior with an established GVSU grade point average
  • Must be at least half-time student
  • Financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial need will not be the sole factor in determining eligibility.

Renewal Criteria: Scholarship is renewable as long as student makes Satisfactory Academic Progress and reapplies

Hy and Greta Berkowitz
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your disability (if not a participant in the DSS program, documentation of disability must be provided with application).
  2. Please upload documentation of disability here.
  3. Please explain any unusual obligations/circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance:
  4. Attach a Personal Statement (500 words minimum, typed and double spaced) which should include but is not limited to: career goal, honors, awards, extra curricular activities, personal history, program of study and philosophy.