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Grand Valley student selected for Critical Language Scholarship

March 19, 2014

Grand Valley student and Grand Rapids native David Leestma has been selected to participate in the nationally competitive 2014 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program for intensive summer language study. Read More

Information sessions scheduled for potential Fulbright students

March 17, 2014

The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships is hosting several U.S. Student Fulbright information sessions for upcoming graduating seniors who are interested in applying for the 2015-16 academic year national competition. Read More

Alumna named Fulbright Student English Teaching Assistant

January 10, 2014

Grand Valley alumna Rylee Mielecki, 12, of Grand Rapids has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to pursue a U.S. student teaching assistantship in Brazil. Mielecki graduated with a degree in anthropology. Read More

Grand Valley senior takes part in Harvard stem cell program

December 19, 2013

Grand Valley senior Craig Russo was just one of 44 undergraduate students from across the country to take part in the highly competitive Harvard Stem Cell Institute Internship Program over the summer of 2013. Read More

Students earn competitive Gilman scholarships to study abroad winter 2014

December 10, 2013

Five Grand Valley State University students have earned nationally competitive scholarships to study abroad through the Benjamin A. Gilman International program for the winter 2014 semester. Read More

Students earn competitive Gilman scholarships to study abroad

November 4, 2013

Twelve Grand Valley State University students recently received scholarships to study abroad through the Benjamin A. Gilman International program. Students received a combined total of $40,000 in scholarship money. Grand Valley remains a top producer of Gilman Scholars nationally. Read More

Alumna named Fulbright Student English Teaching Assistant

October 25, 2013

Grand Valley alumna Kelsey Schoenborn, 12, of Coopersville has been awarded a Fulbright grant to pursue a U.S. student teaching assistantship in Brazil. Read More

Grand Valley student attends specialized MIT program

October 22, 2013

Allie Bouza, a junior chemistry major at Grand Valley State University, was selected to take part in the prestigious ACCESS program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in September. Read More

Scholarship opportunity for environmental policy and Native American students

October 8, 2013

The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships is offering an information session on the Morris K. Udall scholarship, for sophomore and junior students interested in environmental policy and for students of Native American or Native Alaskan heritage interested in tribal public policy or tribal healthcare. Read More

Workshop to be held for competitive language scholarship

September 20, 2013

Students who are interested in learning more about a competitive scholarship that could help them study a foreign language abroad of critical need to U.S. national security interests are encouraged to attend an information seminar hosted by the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships on Wednesday, September 25 from 12-12:50 p.m. Read More

Deadline for Goldwater Scholarship for STEM majors approaching

September 17, 2013

Sophomores and juniors who are hoping to pursue research careers in the STEM fields and demonstrate academic excellence (3.7 or higher GPA), have previous research experience, and plan to pursue a Ph.D. are eligible to apply for the competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Read More

Grand Valley alumnus one of two Americans to be named Erasmus Mundus scholar

June 14, 2013

Grand Valley alumnus Kris Cortez, '11, '13, has been accepted as an Erasmus Mundus Scholar in the Transcultural European Outdoor Studies program from the University of Marburg, Germany, and the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo, Norway. Read More

Honors student receives prestigious Boren award

June 6, 2013

Grand Valley State University student Michael Martin is one of just 161 undergraduate students nationwide to have been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. Read More

Grand Valley student selected for State Department scholarship

May 2, 2013

Grand Valley State University alumna Aubrey McMahan has been selected for a prestigious nationally competitive scholarship offered through the U.S. Department of State. Read More

Office of Fellowships to host workshops on scholarships, Fulbright awards

March 14, 2013

The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships is hosting several workshops for students to learn about nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships, including the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Program. Read More

Fellowships workshops aid students

February 6, 2013

Students who are interested in finding out more about fellowship opportunities can get advice at a series of workshops being hosted by the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships on four different occasions over the next two months. Read More

Office of Fellowships releases workshop series schedule

January 25, 2013

Students who need some guidance in the process of applying for nationally competitive awards and fellowships can get help at several Workshop Series events being offered by the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships. Read More

Year of Interfaith Understanding continues, Kindschi accepts Cambridge fellowship

December 4, 2012

More than 300 events were held during the 2012 Year of Interfaith Understanding, which invited the West Michigan community to move beyond religious stereotypes and misunderstandings and toward true understanding of other faiths, learning to live in peace with respect for their differences. Read More

Fellowships office to hold study abroad scholarship info session

November 5, 2012

Students planning to study abroad in 2013 or 2014 can learn more about a competitive scholarship opportunity that can help fund their trip at an information session hosted by the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships on November 6. Read More

Workshop to be held for competitive language scholarship

October 23, 2012

Students who are interested in learning more about a competitive scholarship that could help them learn a foreign language of critical need to U.S. national security interests while studying abroad are encouraged to attend an information seminar hosted by the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships on Tuesday, October 30. Read More

Juniors: Learn more about prestigious Truman scholarship

October 17, 2012

Grand Valley juniors with strong academic backgrounds (typically 3.6 GPA or higher) and exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in public service can learn more about a nationally competitive scholarship opportunity on October 23. Read More

Deadline for government language scholarship nears

October 15, 2012

The U.S. government is hoping to increase the number of Americans studying and mastering certain foreign languages, and it offers a highly competitive scholarship to help students study abroad while learning the language. Read More

Presentation explains study abroad funding options

October 15, 2012

The Padnos International Center and the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships are hosting an information session for students who are looking for resources to help fund opportunities to study abroad. Read More

Workshop to explain teaching fellowship program

October 9, 2012

Grand Valley State University's W.K. Kellogg Foundations Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship Program Office and the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships are hosting a workshop for students interested in applying for the W.K. Kellogg Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship. Read More

Grand Valley student named Point Foundation Scholar

June 27, 2012

Grand Valley student Xinyi Ou is one of 29 students in the U.S. to receive a scholarship from Point Foundation. Read More

Fellowships office announces fall workshop schedule

June 14, 2012

Grand Valley students and alumni interested in learning more about fellowship opportunities can start to plan their process, as the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships has announced a tentative fall workshop schedule. Read More

Grand Valley students receive prestigious Boren Scholarships

May 17, 2012

Grand Valley State University students Meagan Roche and Matt Brainovich have been awarded prestigious Boren Scholarships to study a foreign language in another country for the 2012-13 academic year. Read More

Nine Grand Valley students receive Gilman study abroad scholarships

May 14, 2012

Nine Grand Valley State University students have been named Gilman Scholars for the summer 2012 semester, and will be able to use their scholarships to study abroad. Read More

Freeman-ASIA Scholarship awarded to Grand Valley student

May 4, 2012

Grand Valley student Megan DeKievit, of Jenison, has received a nationally competitive Freeman-ASIA Scholarship to study music in Taiwan at the Mahidol University College of Music. Read More

Grand Valley student one of five worldwide to receive scholarship

May 4, 2012

Grand Valley student Aubrey McMahan, of White Lake, Michigan, was one of only five students in the world to receive a full Ibn Battuta Merit Scholarship for Peace and Diplomacy. Read More

Student philanthropy fellowship deadline approaching

April 3, 2012

Students who wish to apply for the Kathy A. Agard or Joel J. Orosz fellowships with the Johnson Center must do so before April 9. Read More

Grand Valley student awarded prestigious Goldwater scholarship

March 30, 2012

Grand Valley State University junior Brianne Docter, of Jenison, has been named a 2012 Goldwater Scholar. Read More

PIC to host session about faculty Fulbrights

March 9, 2012

The Padnos International Center will sponsor an information session for faculty members interested in applying to be a Fulbright scholar. Read More

Students can 'Dream Big,' get help on fellowship applications

March 7, 2012

The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships at Grand Valley State University is encouraging students to "Dream Big" and offering students workshops to help in the application process for competitive fellowship and scholarship opportunities. Read More

Grand Valley seeks Woodrow Wilson Fellows

February 27, 2012

Applications are now being accepted for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellows program at Grand Valley State University. Read More

Students win nationally competitive scholarships to study abroad

February 17, 2012

Two Grand Valley State University students are studying abroad after being awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships. Read More

Student named first Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar

October 27, 2011

An art and design major was selected as Grand Valley's first Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. Read More

Students earn scholarships to study abroad

October 6, 2011

Fourteen Grand Valley students received scholarships to study abroad this year through the Benjamin Gilman International program. Read More

Students earn Fulbright scholarships

April 28, 2011

Two students at Grand Valley have received Fulbright scholarships to serve as teaching assistants overseas. Another student was named an alternate. Read More

Math major earns prestigious scholarship

April 25, 2011

Kate Coveney, an applied mathematics major, received a competitive scholarship sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read More

Students are finalists for prestigious scholarship

March 11, 2011

Two Grand Valley students have been named finalists for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Read More

Four students receive prestigious Gilman Scholarships

December 8, 2010

Four Grand Valley students were named Gilman Scholars for the winter 2011 semester, setting a record for the largest number of scholars in one award cycle for the university. Read More

Grand Valley recognized as top producer of Fulbrights

December 2, 2010

Grand Valley was recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read More

Grand Valley student first to receive Gordon Art Fellowship

June 10, 2010

A new fellowship at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, provided by George and Barbara Gordon, gives a Grand Valley State University student a unique learning experience this summer. Read More

Fellowships office streamlines application process

March 2, 2010

Following a trend among state universities, Grand Valley established an office dedicated to helping students find and secure national fellowships and scholarships. Read More

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