Positive Black Women Scholarship

The original intent of this scholarship was to assist African-American women in developing and achieving their academic goals. Today, this scholarship is offered to any GVSU student who demonstrates a successful service contribution to African American women and girls and/or a demonstrated personal commitment to African American Women’s issues.

  • This scholarship is open to all student applicants regardless of their race, creed, color, gender or sexual orientation
  • Preference to part or full-time, re-entering or non-traditional applicants.
  • Students who are studying abroad are encouraged to apply

Renewal Criteria: Non-renewable, but recipients can reapply

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your career and academic goals.
  2. Please discuss any financial hardships or needs, and how you would benefit from this scholarship.
  3. Please include a statement on how you have made a significant service-related contribution to African-American women or girls and/or a demonstrated commitment to African American Women's issues.