Additional Scholarships

Targeted Opportunities for Funds

Scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are now closed. All applicants receive an email with decisions the second week of May. In addition to our general scholarship application, there are many additional scholarships available to students based on specific criteria such as attending a certain school, pursuing a specific major, being affiliated with an employer such as Meijer, and more. These additional scholarships require supplemental applications.

Process

Applying for a Scholarship with a Separate Application

  1. 1 Determine Your Eligibility

    Review the scholarships on this page to determine whether you meet the criteria for any funds that have a separate application. 

  2. 2 Apply

    Scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are now closed. All applicants receive an email with decisions the second week of May. The application for the 2022-2023 academic year will open on December 1, 2021. 

  3. 3 Have a Question?

    If you have any questions or need assistance with your application, please contact us. You can reach Ruth Bishop, Education Program Officer, at (616) 454-1751 or rbishop@grfoundation.org

List of Scholarships

Scholarships That Require an Additional Application

Scholarship

Criteria

  • Alan R. Ryan Scholarship for Catholic High School Education

    Student is an 8th grader at a school located in Kent County and will be entering 9th Grade at Catholic Central or West Catholic High School.  Applicant must have a minimum academic average of B or above and have financial need.  Applicants must also demonstrate interest in attending Aquinas college for postsecondary education.   

  • Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship

    Student is a current or former ward of the court in Kent County, Michigan pursuing an undergraduate college or vocational education. Must have financial need, a 2.5 minimum GPA and provide a letter of recommendation from a caseworker.

  • Edwin E. Doyle Scholarship

    Student is a high school senior at Lowell High School with financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Questions, contact the Lowell High School Student Services Office at 616.897.4125.

  • Englehardt Scholarship

    Student is a senior attending Lowell High School (no residency limitation) or senior is attending any public, private, charter, or home-based school and resides in the City of Lowell, Township of Lowell, or Township of Vergennes who will be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited school. Must have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

    Questions, contact the Lowell High School Student Services Office at 616.897.4125 or Vicki Pratt, vpratt@lowellschools.com

  • Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship (for team members and their children)

    Student is a Meijer team member or a child (natural, legally adopted, or stepchild) of a Meijer Team Member who has been employed for at least one year by the time of the application deadline.  Children of team members must be full-time students to apply, while Meijer team member applicants may be part-time students. 

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  • Gerald M. Crane Music Award Scholarship

    Student is a high school music student in Kent or Ottawa County requesting money for music lessons, seminars, workshops, summer enrichment programs, music concerts, instruments, books, vocal music lessons or any other kinds of musical materials. The award money may not be used for undergraduate college tuition. 

  • Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarships

    Student is a full-time theatre arts major at an accredited college/university in the U.S.  Theatre experience is required at one of the local community theatres. Must provide three letters of  recommendation.

  • Miller Johnson Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship

    Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic,
    Native American, Pacific Islander) accepted to or presently attending an accredited law school within the US with a permanent residence in Michigan. Must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a citizen of the United States to apply. 

  • Warner Norcross + Judd Diversity Law School Scholarship

    Students of color accepted to or presently attending an accredited law school within the US with a permanent residence in Michigan or attending a Michigan law school. 

  • Warner Norcross + Judd Diversity Paralegal and Legal Secretarial Scholarship

    Students of color majoring in paralegal or legal
    secretarial studies at an accredited program. Must be a Michigan resident and demonstrate financial need.