Outside Scholarships & Fellowships Search

What are Outside Scholarships?  Scholarships provided by agencies, foundations, or other providers not affiliated with Grand Valley State University.

What are Fellowships?  Funding opportunities for bright and talented students to pursue study, research, public or foreign service, at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the U.S. and abroad.

Some external scholarships and fellowships are nationally competitive award opportunities.  Some of these awards do require institutional certification or endorsement by the university. The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships supports student scholars in pursuit of nationally competitive award opportunities through advising services and programming, they are located temporarily in 120 Niemeyer. 

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Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship

Scholarship $500 and an iPad mini (new winner every semester) Deadline Date: September 30, 2018 (Fall Semester Deadline: September 30, 2015)

Answer two questions to apply for this scholarship; preference given to students with a background or interest in sales, although all students are welcomed to apply. 

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Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship

Scholarship $1000 Deadline Date: June 14, 2018

Write an essay (500-1000 words) explaining your career and life goals. Open to students of any major. 

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ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc.'s Academic Scholarship

Scholarship $1000 Deadline Date: July 01, 2018

Write an essay (1000 words or fewer) describing why you are passionate about science, technology, engineering or math. 

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Abrahamson & Uiterwyk Scholarship

Scholarship $1500 Deadline Date: August 15, 2018

Essay-based scholarship for undergraduate students.

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Abrahamson & Uiterwyk Scholarship Essay Contest

Scholarship $1500 Deadline Date: July 31, 2018

Essay based scholarship (500-750 words) on the topic of distracted driving. Open to students in any major. 

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Adam Greenman American Dream Scholarship

Scholarship $1000 Deadline Date: June 01, 2018

Submit a 500-700 word essay describing the career you want to pursue and how your education can contribute to the American Dream. 

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Adult Student Scholarship

Scholarship Award Amount Varies Deadline Date: March 01, 2018

Several scholarships available for adult students who are residents of Newaygo County.

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AES Engineers Scholarship

Scholarship $500 Deadline Date: October 06, 2018

Essay based scholarship on the topic of what you consider a successful life; open to students in any major (you do not need to be taking Engineering courses). 

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AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

Scholarship $500 Minimum GPA: 3.0 Deadline Date: March 31, 2018 (Quarterly Deadlines)

Scholarship for currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of business.

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