Our Opportunities

Welcome! Please sign in to complete our general application, which allows you to be considered for a variety of scholarship opportunities. Some examples follow.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,250.00 UAW Terry Lint Memorial Scholarship
Recipients will be full-time GRCC students who are active members, spouses, children or legal dependents living in the households of active members...
Recipients will be full-time GRCC students who are active members,...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,000.00 Adan Armijo Memorial Baseball/Softball Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Adan Armijo, a former minor league all-star baseball player in the Texas Leagues. Recipients must be...
This scholarship was established in memory of Adan Armijo, a former...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$300.00 AESF Society Scholarship
One $300 scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore student who has demonstrated excellence in the study of chemistry. Recipients must intend to...
One $300 scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore student who has...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $300.00
varies Albert P. Smith Music Scholarship
The Albert P. Smith Music Scholarship is administered by the GRCC Music Department and awarded to music majors studying voice.
The Albert P. Smith Music Scholarship is administered by the GRCC Music...
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  • Award: varies
$1,000.00 Albertus Elve & Roger DeVries Scholarship
Two scholarships will be awarded from this fund: Chemistry Scholarship The Elve-DeVries Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a full-time or...
Two scholarships will be awarded from this fund: Chemistry...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Standard Alecia Durand Art Scholarship
Selection of a full-time freshman or sophomore student pursuing an artistic career shall be made upon the recommendation of an art instructor, an...
Selection of a full-time freshman or sophomore student pursuing an...
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  • Award: Standard
Standard Aleicia D. Woodrick Scholarship
The recipient will be a female freshman who is enrolled at GRCC on a full- or part-time basis with a grade point average of 2.5 or better. The...
The recipient will be a female freshman who is enrolled at GRCC on a...
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  • Award: Standard
$780.00 Alexa & Alek Zapata Scholarship
Two $780 scholarships will be available to students of Hispanic descent who are enrolled on a full or part-time basis at GRCC. Recipients must have...
Two $780 scholarships will be available to students of Hispanic descent...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $780.00
$400.00 Alice Donahue Excellence In Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Alice A. Donahue to encourage students of Polish descent to secure a degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting...
This scholarship was established by Alice A. Donahue to encourage...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $400.00
$800.00 Allen G. Gerrard Scholarship
This fund provides one or more annual $800 scholarships to Hispanic students. First preference will be given to students who have displayed an...
This fund provides one or more annual $800 scholarships to Hispanic...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $800.00
$405.00 Alumni Discretionary Scholarship
Former students of GRCC have established this scholarship to commemorate their years at the College while assisting those who are presently...
Former students of GRCC have established this scholarship to commemorate...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $405.00
$3,000.00 Alumni Scholarship
Students pursuing any field of study, who is a child of a GRCC/JC Alumni, will be considered for a one-time non-renewable scholarship award. An...
Students pursuing any field of study, who is a child of a GRCC/JC...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,000.00
$1,000.00 American Culinary Federation Greater Grand Rapids Chapter Scholarship
The recipient will be a Culinary Arts or Culinary Management major who has completed 30 hours or more at GRCC with a minimum of a 2.5 overall GPA,...
The recipient will be a Culinary Arts or Culinary Management major who...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
$2,500.00 Amway/Franz "Swiss" Imfeld Culinary Scholarship
It is the intent of the Amway Hotel Corporation to create the Franz “Swiss” Imfeld Culinary Scholarship fund to provide a scholarship that supports...
It is the intent of the Amway Hotel Corporation to create the Franz...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
Varies Angus & Kate Campbell Culinary Education Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$700.00 Ann L. Powell & Robert D. Nylen Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created by food and wine professionals from throughout the greater Grand Rapids community in memory of Ann L. Powell and...
This scholarship was created by food and wine professionals from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $700.00
Standard Anne Miller Discretionary Scholarship
Anne Miller, a former instructor at GRCC, was honored as Emeritus Faculty of the College with this scholarship fund established in her name. The...
Anne Miller, a former instructor at GRCC, was honored as Emeritus...
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  • Award: Standard
Standard Anne Miller Health Related Studies Award
The recipient(s) will be students majoring in Allied Health, Nursing, Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Optometry who have...
The recipient(s) will be students majoring in Allied Health, Nursing,...
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  • Award: Standard
$500.00 Armen & Pat Oumedian Health Care Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Armen Oumedian, a graduate of GRJC, to provide students an opportunity to study and work in the Health Care...
This scholarship was established by Armen Oumedian, a graduate of GRJC,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,250.00 Armen Oumedian First Generation Scholarship
This scholarship fund recognizes the interests of Armen Oumedian, a long-time friend, supporter, and alum of GRCC. Armen is an advocate for...
This scholarship fund recognizes the interests of Armen Oumedian, a...
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  • Award: $1,250.00
Standard Arnold & Mary Lynne Terpstra Scholarship
Scholarships from this fund will be awarded to students from Kenowa Hills Public High School, Grand Rapids Christian High School or Calvin...
Scholarships from this fund will be awarded to students from Kenowa...
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  • Award: Standard
varies Art Scholarship
Winners of the Annual High School Invitational Art Competition will be the first recipients of this scholarship. A committee of Art Department...
Winners of the Annual High School Invitational Art Competition will be...
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  • Award: varies
Standard Arthur Andersen, LLP Accounting Scholarship
First preference in awarding this scholarship shall be given to employees of Arthur Andersen LLP. In the event that there is no applicant with...
First preference in awarding this scholarship shall be given to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Standard
Varies Arthur Andrews Memorial Library
Contributions to the Arthur Andrews Memorial Library Fund are used for the acquisition of books for the GRCC Library as well as other supplies and...
Contributions to the Arthur Andrews Memorial Library Fund are used for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Arthur Dawson Golf Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Arthur Dawson. Scholarships will be awarded to GRCC students who have demonstrated an interest in the sport...
This fund was established in memory of Arthur Dawson. Scholarships will...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$600.00 Audrey L. Wright Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to students who have demonstrated exceptional ability in the study of a foreign language during their freshman...
This scholarship will be awarded to students who have demonstrated...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $600.00
$1,000.00 Audrey R. Riebel Memorial
Established by Mr. Richard Riebel in memory of his wife, Audrey, this fund provides scholarships annually to students at GRCC. Awards are made...
Established by Mr. Richard Riebel in memory of his wife, Audrey, this...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Standard Baloyan Scholarship
An annual award will be made to a deserving student studying in the field of Liberal Arts who has maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA while attending high...
An annual award will be made to a deserving student studying in the...
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  • Award: Standard
Standard Banta/White Scholarship
The award will be made to any full-time sophomore student, regardless of program, who has maintained at least a 2.5 grade point average. Awards...
The award will be made to any full-time sophomore student, regardless of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Standard
varies Barroneece Prince Grant Fund
This fund was established to assist students with emergency financial needs. No grade point average is required.
This fund was established to assist students with emergency financial...
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  • Award: varies
$600.00 Benham Service & Civic Engagement Fund
This fund was established by Jerry and Jan Benham to support the Grand Rapids Community College’s Food Pantry and other student led service and...
This fund was established by Jerry and Jan Benham to support the Grand...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $600.00
standard Bernice Trantham Peters Memorial Social Justice Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Bernice Trantham Peters, to honor her passion for education and social justice. Preference for...
This scholarship was established in memory of Bernice Trantham Peters,...
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  • Award: standard
$3,730.70 Better Business Bureau Integrity Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Better Business Bureau of Western Michigan. This award will go to a full-time sophomore student that is a...
This scholarship was established by the Better Business Bureau of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,730.70
varies BHMS – Why We Can’t Wait Scholarship
HISTORY: The Bragg-Harvard-MuhammadSmith (BHMS)– Why We Can’t Wait Fund Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by Professor Mursalata Muhammad, a...
HISTORY: The Bragg-Harvard-MuhammadSmith (BHMS)– Why We Can’t Wait Fund...
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  • Award: varies
Standard Bill & Laurie Foster Biological Science Scholarship
This fund was established by Bill and Laurie Foster. Both Bill and Laurie have dedicated many years of service to GRCC. Bill has retired from GRCC...
This fund was established by Bill and Laurie Foster. Both Bill and...
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  • Award: Standard
varies Black Africana Student Union (BASU) Hardship Grant
This grant is available to an active member of the BASU who is experiencing a financial hardship, which may result in them not attending courses,...
This grant is available to an active member of the BASU who is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
$500.00 Blandford Family Scholarship
Scholarships of $500 per year ($250 per semester) will be awarded to full- or part-time students attending GRCC. Applicants will have a minimum...
Scholarships of $500 per year ($250 per semester) will be awarded to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,500.00 Board of Trustees Distinguished Scholar Award
The GRCC Board of Trustees established this scholarship to reward high-school students for their academic achievements. Awards are made to freshman...
The GRCC Board of Trustees established this scholarship to reward...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
varies Bob Sullivan Baseball Scholarship
Annual scholarship(s) will be awarded to incoming or current student(s) who will be participating as baseball players at GRCC. Scholarship(s) will...
Annual scholarship(s) will be awarded to incoming or current student(s)...
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  • Award: varies
Standard Bobbi Schrader Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established by Bobbi Schrader, long time nursing faculty member and retired Dean of Workforce Development at Grand Rapids...
This scholarship fund was established by Bobbi Schrader, long time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Standard
varies Brad Julian Memorial
These scholarships will be awarded in memory of Brad Julian to athletes who maintain full-time student status, meet the National Junior College...
These scholarships will be awarded in memory of Brad Julian to athletes...
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  • Award: varies
varies Brannen Small String Ensemble Scholarship
This fund was established by Malcolm Brannen, professor in the Music Department at Grand Rapids Community College. This scholarship will assist...
This fund was established by Malcolm Brannen, professor in the Music...
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  • Award: varies
$500.00 Brian Kloet Campus Involvement Award
The Campus Involvement Award was established by Brian Kloet, a past president of the Student Congress. This award shall be given to the student...
The Campus Involvement Award was established by Brian Kloet, a past...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 Budres Foundation Scholarship
Fifteen $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to sophomore students who have expressed financial need to complete their education at GRCC and have...
Fifteen $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to sophomore students who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$700.00 Burke E. Porter Scholarship
Mr. Porter has initiated this fund to establish the Burke Porter Wine Cellar housed at the McCabe-Marlowe House. Grants from the fund will also be...
Mr. Porter has initiated this fund to establish the Burke Porter Wine...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $700.00
$500.00 Business Department Scholarship
$500 scholarships ($250 each semester) will be awarded to high school students who have been selected by the Business Faculty. Students must have...
$500 scholarships ($250 each semester) will be awarded to high school...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
varies Buzzitta Family Scholarship
This scholarship fund recognizes the interests of the Buzzitta family, long-time friends, supporters, and alums of GRCC. The Buzzitta family is an...
This scholarship fund recognizes the interests of the Buzzitta...
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  • Award: varies
Standard Campaign 75 Discretionary
This scholarship fund was established to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Grand Rapids Community College. Awards will be made based on grade...
This scholarship fund was established to commemorate the 75th...
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  • Award: Standard
Varies Cascade Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Cascade Engineering, will provide scholarships to Grand Rapids Community College students. The scholarships will...
This scholarship, established by Cascade Engineering, will provide...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 Casimir F. Palaszek, DDS Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established by Theresa Palaszek, M.D., a graduate of Grand Rapids Junior College and the University of Michigan Medical School, in...
This fund was established by Theresa Palaszek, M.D., a graduate of Grand...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00