DACA & Undocumented Students

Institutional grant assistance is available for admitted students who are having difficulty paying their tuition, regardless of their citizenship status.  Federal and state financial aid sources require recipients to be U.S. citizens; therefore, these funding opportunities are limited for undocumented students.  

Students are eligible for merit-based scholarships at Grand Valley State University, provided the student meets the minimum academic requirements; for a list of private scholarships, specifically for Grand Valley students, please visit the scholarship website. Students are encouraged to use every opportunity before and during college to find internal and external scholarships to offset the cost of attendance.


To be considered for institutional grant assistance, you must complete an Institutional Grant Assistance Request form to our office.


Key Contacts

Francesca Golden
Associate Director of Financial Aid
616-331-3234

Nick Bromley
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
616-331-3234



Page last modified July 28, 2017