PNC Early Childhood Education Scholarship

This scholarship was established to provide support for students pursuing a master’s degree with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education who demonstrate a commitment to teaching in underserved or at risk school districts in West Michigan.

  • Accepted at GVSU pursuing the M.Ed. of Instruction and Curriculum – Early Childhood Education endorsement
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the College of Education
  • Must be meeting satisfactory academic progress
  • Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to Grand Rapids Public Schools and full-time students
  • REQUIRED: You must upload a resume through the general application for this scholarship

Renewal Criteria: $6000 scholarship is split between two semesters for full-time students or three semesters for part-time students.

Review Committee: College of Education

PNC Foundation
College of Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a two-page essay. Describe how this scholarship will benefit you and be sure to address any eligibility criteria specific to this scholarship.
  2. Have you been admitted to College of Education Early Childhood endorsement program?
  3. Are you teaching in under-served or at risk school districts in West Michigan? If yes, please explain.
  4. Are you currently employed by the Grand Rapids Public Schools District? (Student Teaching included)?