Grand Valley UAW Region 1-D Scholarship

Grand Valley State University, in cooperation with Region 1-D of the UAW, offers a limited number of $4000 four year scholarships ($1000 per year), to entering freshman students who are children of UAW Region 1-D members from selected counties. Entering transfer students are eligible for $2,000 awards ($1,000 for two years) and must have graduated from an accredited community or junior college by the time they enter the program and must matriculate directly to GVSU.

  • High school applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.1 and ACT composite score of 21 or SAT score of 1080
  • Transfer applicants must have an associate degree and a minimum GPA of 3.1
  • Must be a child of UAW member in good standing in Region 1-D and be from Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo or Ottawa county
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Renewal Criteria: Scholarship will be renewable for three additional years (two for transfer students) provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

Supplemental Questions
  1. What county are you from?
  2. Must submit a 500 word personal essay explaining future goals and objectives.
  3. Please upload a completed version of the UAW membership verification form. The form is available here.