This fund provides financial assistance to students who otherwise would not receive help with the cost of their education.
Benefits deserving MBA students with financial need and those with undergraduate degrees in the arts or humanities.
Assists enthusiastic upper level chemistry majors with finishing their educational journey with a minimum of educational debt.
Assists students who will be the first in their families to graduate from college or who have a limited income with opportunities like leadership development, internships, or graduate school exploration.
Assists students with high academic achievement.
Assists accounting majors with a high GPA and a high ACT score.
Assists first year students who are residents of Michigan majoring in fine arts or dance.
This fund is for students pursuing rigorous, independent scholarship during the academic year mentored by a faculty member.
Provides financial assistance to students majoring in fine arts.
This fund is for students who struggle with music courses early on in their education at Grand Valley then show desire to achieve and proof of academic improvement.
Benefits students in any discipline of the fine arts.
This fund assists students living on campus and majoring in any science field.
Benefits children of GVSU alumni.
Supports bright and motivated students with financial need pursuing a certificate in Entrepreneurship.
Supports the operation of, and scientific programs conducted on, the DJ Angus research vessel.
This fund assists students with a passion for metalsmithing arts.
Supports the Outreach Education Program at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute.
Provides assistance to seniors who plan to enroll in law school upon graduation from GVSU.
Provides assistance to deserving management students with an operations management emphasis.
Established to fund lectures focused on the welfare of children.
Rewards a student who serves as a positive representative for GVSU Campus Dining.
Provides for the maintenance and improvement of the Arboretum.
This fund supports SCB students from middle income families who do not qualify for financial aid from government programs.
Benefits exceptional students enrolled in the Frederik Meijer Honors College.
Brings two qualified lecturers in the field of chemistry to Grand Valley each year.
Benefits music students, who audition for the award.
Benefits students of the College of Education, with preference given to relatives of TPA members. Recipients are required to perform community service.
Used for revenue and expenses related to the marketing & promotions function of the athletic department.
Used for fundraising activities for the student athletic training program, this fund helps purchase uniforms for student trainers who travel with and care for student-athletes.
Enriches the learning environments for students with disabilities by providing enhancements or accommodations.
Supports the needs of the Physics Department.
Provides financial assistance for high achieving students in Engineering and Education.
Scholarship for Classics majors in memory of a founding member of the GVSU Classics Department
Assists students planning to study abroad for an entire academic year with preference given to students majoring in arts or humanities.
Benefits sophomores, juniors, and seniors with interests in business, ethics, and philosophy.
This fund assists GV student leaders with the cost of their education.
Supports accounting students participating in the London Study Abroad program.
This fund assists first generation students who have a parent that has previously been or currently incarcerated (defined as time spent in jail or prison).
Funds the annual summer carillon concert played on the Beckering Family Carillon on the Pew Campus.
The fund encourages students to continue honing their craft and never lose enthusiasm for the theatre.
This fund assists the HTM student who has achieved success in the program while overcoming challenges or adverse conditions in personal lives.
Aids physically handicapped students who are attending GVSU full-time.
Provides assistance to GVSU students of good academic standing from the Grand Rapids area.
Provides incidental financial aid to Grand Valley students who are engaged in academic activities at the Lake Michigan Center.
Supports lab and field experiments.
Provides support for student research within faculty labs, dissemination of research results by students at national and international meetings, and purchase of lab equipment supplies for student use.
This fund assists Junior or senior, permanent resident of Michigan, and first generation in family to graduate with a four-year degree.
This fund supports advancement of women in leadership in sport and physical activity.
Benefits any fine arts student. Established by the William J. and Margaret C. Branstrom Trust in 1972.
Benefits students regularly enrolled in any history course.
Assists students in the Brooks College or Frederik Meijer Honors College to study abroad.
This fund provides annual support for Brooks College students and programs in the areas of highest need.
This GVUF scholarship benefits first generation diversity students.
This fund provides financial assistance to GV students.
Assist students in the Frederik Meijer Honors College with senior project research or work.
Provides financial assistance to students from the cities of Flint and Grand Rapids who demonstrate financial need.
The purpose of the Campus Recreation Program Fund is to support the offerings of quality recreation programs and services to current GVSU students.
Benefits a deserving nursing student interested in paramedics.
Assists students. Awarded by the Capitol Region Community Foundation located in Lansing, Michigan.
Assists students with financial need, especially candidates with volunteer, internship or work experience in programs or nonprofit organizations that address women’s issues.
Helps off-set the costs of volunteer internships for students who have demonstrated financial need.
Provides Grand Rapids Public School graduates and Grand Rapids residents with the opportunity to access a Grand Valley education.
Benefits deserving male and female members of the Laker golf teams.
Benefits male or female varsity athletes who are movement science majors.
Benefits a member of the university's men's golf team.
All contributions to the Cheerleading Fund go directly to the operations of the cheerleading program.
This fund financially assists students with travel to clinical placements and lodging.
Supports the Children's Center, ensuring high quality early learning and engagement for "Grand Valley's youngest students."
Created to help Grand Valley students with the costs of child care, eliminating a barrier to a college degree.
This fund assists students in the Physician Assistant Studies program during their year-long clinical phase.
This fund assists Leslie High School graduates majoring in Science, Technology and Mathematics.
This fund is to benefit students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who have a financial need.
This fund assists students in CLAS programs
This fund provides annual support for CLAS students, faculty and programs in the areas of highest merit.
Provides support for advanced scientific research opportunities for students majoring in the sciences including working with faculty, publishing and attending conferences.
This fund assists an incoming freshman student with the cost of a Grand Valley education.
Supports the Classics program, which fosters the continual exploration of and critical inquiry into the living traditions and legacies of the Greco-Roman world.
Scholarship support for graduate students studying business.
The scholarship will benefit student athletes with financial need who have overcome adversity.
Supports students who are finishing their undergraduate program in Education and who will be enrolling in their student teaching experience.
Furthers the activities of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization by means of scholarships, awards, travel and organizational expenses.
Assists business students with degrees in marketing, economics, finance and entrepreneurship.
Supports Computer Science and Information Systems majors by honoring students for outstanding performance, as well as support outstanding entering freshman.
Supports enhancements to CIS students' experience through student development, faculty development, and equipment support.
Provides funding to support leadership studies at the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies for undergraduate and graduate Leadership Fellows, a diverse class of students from many disciplines.
Benefits graduates of Coopersville Public Schools.
Assists students majoring in journalism who can demonstrate a desire to work in the sports arena.
The Counseling Center seeks to enhance the healthy development of GVSU students through prevention and education, psychological services, and consultation.
Recognizes and rewards students interested in studies in Japanese language and culture while participating in an international educational opportunity at Japan Center for Michigan Universities.
Strengthens the Health Sciences simulation center by providing equipment and new and replacement mannequin parts.
This fund assists students who come from middle-income families and don't qualify for need-based aid.
Provides support to academically deserving student athletes.
Benefits a senior-level physical therapy student.
One scholarship benefits students desiring to enter the teaching profession and the other benefits students returning to the College of Education for teaching credentials.
Supports the Entrepreneurial Center.
The DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy is a bi-annual colloquy series for the community where subjects of medical and ethical significance are discussed. Your support of this forum would help with programmatic needs.
Assists students pursuing careers in the preservation and restoration of natural resources.
This fund assists diagnostic medical sonography echocardiography/vascular students with national board exam fees.
Supports three undergraduate or graduate fellows annually in leadership studies.
Awarded on a competitive basis to upper level film and video production majors who have made or intend to make media that contributes to the improvement of society.
This fund assists students with volunteer, internship or work experience in programs or nonprofit organization that address women's issues.
Provides immediate and available resources for upgrades to athletic facilities.
Recognizes and assists business majors in the MBEC Multicultural Business Education programs with cost of education.
First year students may be considered for this scholarship and must meet the Presidential Scholarship requirements as set by the University.
Established to sustain Michigan's only comprehensive academic library on philanthropy and volunteerism.
Provides support for the work of the Johnson Center, including community based research services, nonprofit technical assistance and educational programs.
This fund assists students with a declared major in Marketing and/or Management with the cost of their education.
This fund assists undergraduate nursing students who demonstrate financial need.
This fund assists English Majors with Language & Literature Emphasis.
Assists deserving graduate students in the Master of Science in Accounting program.
Assists junior or senior anthropology majors with financial need.
This fund assists Elementary education students: First Priority, nontraditional students. Second priority, candidates pursuing a second bachelor's degree. Third priority, mathematics or science majors.
Assists undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a teachable major and minor in elementary education. Preference to math or science majors or non-traditional students.
Assist first-year graduate students in the College of Health Professions transition from undergraduate to graduate studies by providing financial assistance.
This fund annually provides scholarships to students with an intent to pursue a degree in business.
Assists returning students pursuing a Masters/Doctoral Degree or Registered Nurses (RN) returning to school to pursue a BSN.
Benefits excellent students who have taken comparative or human anatomy and demonstrate financial need.
Benefits Kent County students with preference for Lee High School graduates with financial need.
Benefits Seidman College of Business Economics and Economics students who are juniors or seniors.
Assists freshman students studying music.
The Edward L. Tremba Scholarship Endowment is designated for a Geology/Earth Science Scholarship.
Benefits deserving voice students.
Supports the study of emerging technologies that will create the next generation of teaching and learning; including support of the Atomic Object Technology Showcase at the Mary Idema Pew Library.
Supports “rising stars” from Haitian high schools, who, without financial support, would not be able to pursue higher education in the United States to make a lasting difference in Haiti and at GVSU.
Supports enhancements to Engineering students' experience through student development, faculty development, and equipment support.
Provides scholarships for engineering and computing students.
Faculty is assisting and encouraging English majors with their GV education expenses
Assists and encourages English majors with their GVSU education expenses.
Benefits students minoring in Women and Gender Studies. Established in honor of Jean Enright.
Supports students studying Women and Gender Studies who actively participate in community or campus service.
Benefits nontraditional students working full-time. Preference will be given to students pursuing careers in Plant Cell Molecular Biology and other Biology majors.
Provides financial support to students with financial need who are completing an undergraduate degree in computer science or information systems, continuing the memory of Eric Gillette.
Rewards students pursuing careers in computing and information systems or those striving to integrate new technology in their chosen field.
Supports deserving future nurses in the accelerated nursing program.
Provides assistance to incoming freshmen pursuing a nursing degree.
Benefits deserving pre-med or nursing students.
Assists finance and economics majors who excel academically and engage in community service and professional development.
Provides funds for the Celebration, which showcases world-class work by professional musicians, dancers, poets, writers, visual artists, and scholars collaborating with talented Grand Valley students.
Help support a full day regional conference for K-16 science teachers, which features a plenary speaker who addresses current issues in science education and break-out sessions on teaching strategies, best practices, content updates, curriculum materials, and technology tools
Supports programming, research, and publications.
Assists biology students who have an interest in gardening, botany and horticulture.
Supports students majoring in finance.
Assists finance majors with covering the cost of a college education.
The Florence Cowan Ward Scholarship for Nursing benefits nursing students.
The Football Alumni Endowment provides special enhancement for the operation of the football program.
Provides for fundraising activities for the football program.
This fund assists SCB Marketing Majors who demonstrate a desire to succeed in their marketing career.
This fund is for History or Social Studies students studying abroad.
This fund rewards students with exceptional leadership on campus.
Awarded to Seidman College of Business students to participate in study abroad programs.
This fund assists students in Public Relations who are committed to community service.
Assists US Military veterans with the cost of a GVSU degree.
This fund provides financial assistance for students and faculty involved in service-learning activities in the Frederik Meijer Honors College.
Provides resources for this endowed chair which is responsible for research, teachings and public service to support the development of the field of family philanthropy in the United States.
This fund assists students pursuing degrees in electrical or mechanical engineering at Grand Valley.
Support a three day overnight camp where grandparents and children, ages 8 - 12, share a campus living and learning experience through hands-on sessions with Grand Valley faculty.
Assists students to obtaining their goals in the field of nursing.
Initiated by General Dynamics Land Systems, the scholarship supports qualified Grand Valley students pursuing a degree in engineering.
Supplements the Geology departmental budget, and is not used for scholarships.
Supports students attending Geology Field Camp.
Provides for talented students in music.
Assists deserving junior or senior level students majoring in English.
This fund assists theatre students at Grand Valley.
Assists deserving full-time graduate students in Accounting who show promise of making outstanding contributions.
Provides financial support and encouragement to graduates of Decatur High School in Michigan.
Provides funds for the upkeep of the Gordon Gallery.
Assists deserving full-time graduate teaching students pursuing teacher certification who have demonstrated financial need.
Grand Valley’s largest source of unrestricted private gifts, the Fund supports the top priorities of any year in student financial assistance, educational opportunities or skill development.
This fund assists students from middle income families that don't qualify for federal need-based aid and are ineligible for government programs.
The unrestricted, undesignated endowment fund supports Grand Valley's strategic priorities. Principle gifts are held in perpetuity, while proceeds and earnings fund excellence in all areas.
This fund assists students pursuing careers in education who are the first in their family to earn a four-year degree.
Supports the GVSU varsity baseball team.
Provides scholarship support to finance students.
Assist deserving psychology majors, with preference given to students with handicaps or interest in cognitive learning.
Groundswell, an environmental education program, provides teacher training and professional development and grants for local schools.
This fund is to encourage students to attend the GV in DC program in partnership with The Washington Center.
Benefits student editors and managers.
Enhances funding for the intercollegiate athletic program, specifically for travel, equipment, uniform and facilities expenses.
Rewards students in any major who demonstrate exceptional web design skills.
Benefits students who major in any field, with a preference for those who major in business or public and nonprofit administration.
To fund professional development for graduate assistance in the College Student Affairs Leadership program both on and off campus.
This fund assists graduate students in accounting.
This fund assists seniors from Kent County with characteristics of leadership, scholarship and community as well as a commitment to empowering and cultivating young minority leaders of the future.
Supports WGVU Culinary TV programs.
This fund is to establish an endowment in the Hauenstein Center's Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy to annually name exceptional CLA fellow(s) as a Hilary F. Snell Endowed Leadership Fellow.
Recognizes psychology majors who have demonstrated a desire to study Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD).
This fund helps subsidize costs for a variety of co-curricular activities that enrich learning in the Honors College.
The Honors Program Enrichment Fund underwrites the costs of field trips and other special educational experiences for honors program students.
This fund benefits young adults from Rockford, MI, who excelled in academics and athletics, who now attend GVSU.
Provides faculty development support for the Hospitality and Tourism Management department of GVSU, as well as supporting HTM student internships and other hands on experiences in the field.
Benefits deserving students majoring in biology, natural resources management, or cell and molecular biology.
Students who receive the Hugo Salazar Memorial Scholarship will help promote cultural understanding among Spanish speaking populations and study abroad.
Recognizes Grand Valley’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program for preparing quality professionals pursing careers in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Used for fundraising activities for the student athletic training program, this fund helps purchase uniforms for student trainers who travel with and care for student-athletes.
Your support will provide a special teaching aid for the women’s and men’s golf programs.
This fund assists graduates of Forest Hills Public Schools pursuing higher education in information technology fields.
Helps fund interprofessional initiatives and programs.
Provides support for events and activities sponsored by the undergraduate student finance organization, the IPO.
Supports IPO Student Organization programming, activities, and scholarships.
Awarded to students who have participated in TRIO/Upward Bound programs.
Benefits all athletic department programs.
Provides for fundraising activities for all athletic programs.
Benefits students in the College of Education with a passion for children and education, a potential for leadership, an interest in reform, and a history of personal integrity.
Benefits undergraduate junior and senior students in the Seidman College of Business.
Provides financial assistance to College of Business finance majors who demonstrate financial need.
Provides support for the WG Jackson, a boat used at the Annis Water Resources Institute.
Benefits deserving members of the varsity basketball team.
This fund assists an undergraduate international student in the Seidman College of Business.
Assists students pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree who are interested in child and adolescent health issues.
Benefits students who are the first in their family to attend college, who are also graduates of selected urban high schools in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana.
Benefits students who write for the Grand Valley Lanthorn and who are pursuing a career in print or broadcast journalism. Established in 2002 by Jennifer Youssef.
This fund is to reduce financial pressures on students and their families from Coopersville High School.
Benefits graduates of Grand Rapids Public Schools who have participated in TRIO/Upward Bound programs.
Benefits deserving male and female student athletes.
Benefits students admitted to the special education tracks in the undergrad or graduate levels.
Provides fellowships to students of any major seeking to research philanthropy as it relates to their academic discipline to become more informed and/or pursue a career in the field of grant making.
Assist nontraditional students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as they face their own challenges of finishing a degree.
Assists undergraduate students who have exhausted their athletic eligibility to complete their degree.
Benefits deserving students majoring in political science. Established by the family of John T. Batchelder in his memory and to honor his service as a professor at Grand Valley.
Supports undergraduate and graduate leadership studies at the Hauenstein Center.
Benefits students pursuing careers in broadcasting.
Provides a Fellow access to the Hauenstein Center's seminars, events and trips, mentorship program, and alumni network. The Fellow will also receive apparel and leadership books and manuals.
Provides for students in the biology department.
Established to assist exceptional students pursuing a career in economics with completion of an undergraduate degree.
Provides workshops, trainings, and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations and individuals.
Provides community research and evaluation services to foundations, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and other interested parties.
Provides for administration, graduate assistantships, research, lectures and dissemination of educational material about philanthropy and nonprofit work for the Dorothy A. Johnson Center.
Benefits freshmen entering the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing who demonstrate an interest in environmental issues.
Provides assistance to engineering students with demonstrated financial need.
Funds the Joseph Stevens lecture series, which brings lecturers on human rights and freedom to GVSU.
Benefits full-time or part-time students of any major who intend to pursue careers in philanthropy or the nonprofit sector with preference given to graduate students.
Provides financial assistance to students who have earned a previous BS/BA degree and desire to complete a BSN degree.
Provides financial assistance to qualified candidates who are working toward either a business or a writing degree.
Recognizes and rewards students who have demonstrated academic potential to excel in their Criminal Justice studies at GVSU.
This fund assists students who participate in the Student Summer Scholars (S3) Program and who are conducting research in issues of social inequality in women and gender studies and/or history.
Provides financial assistance to business students who did not begin undergraduate education immediately following high school.
Provides fellowships to students interested in studying community philanthropy including individual giving, community foundations, giving circles, nonprofit organizations and public foundations.
This fund supports SCB Juniors and Seniors involved in the Business Ethics Center.
This fund is committed to facilitating mutual respect and greater interfaith understanding in West Michigan and beyond, particularly through educational opportunities in the community and on campus.
This fund is dedicated to the Kaufman Institute's annual conferences that explore ideas on a community-wide scale and in interfaith contexts, including the triannual Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue.
Funds the Venderbush Student Leadership Award.
Assists students in Criminal Justice with preference to residents of Kent, Ottawa, Allegan and Muskegon counties, nontraditional students and those who work and commute to campus.
This fund assists students pursuing careers in special education.
This fund is to assist a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Nurse Practitioner track.
For undergraduate senior-level nursing students who demonstrate financial need.
The Kirkhof College of Nursing Endowment supports programs for nursing students.
To support business ethics programming and resources specific to family-held businesses in society at large and West Michigan in particular.
To support business ethics programming and resources specific to family-held businesses in society at large and West Michigan in particular.
This fund supports the Kruizenga Interfaith Ambassadors at Hope College, as well as the Interfaith Ambassador program in the Kaufman Interfaith Institute at Grand Valley State University.
This fund is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal need-based aid.
Provides support for graduate students in the School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration pursuing careers in local government.
Supports the Office of Local History and its public history programs for students, faculty and practitioners in the communities Grand Valley State University serves.
The Kutsche Office of Local History supports local history and cultural heritage institutions, organizations, and practitioners in West Michigan through expertise, networking, and collaborative projects.
Support for the construction of the Seidman Center.
Assists academically distinguished entering freshmen majoring in business.
Supports students pursuing a career in Engineering, Business, or an environmental-related industry. Established by Lacks Industries.
Provides long-term support for the Lake Michigan Writing Project at GVSU.
This fund assists with fees/expenses and provide sustainability for the athletic bands.
Provides a scholarship award to a member of the GVSU Varsity Baseball team who has taken on leadership responsibilities on or off the field.
This fund has been developed to springboard commercial translation of discoveries and inventions of GVSU faculty, staff and students.
Laker Family Fund increases accesses to student services that enhance the Grand Valley experience and help students get started, stay, and succeed.
This fund assists a senior level undergraduate nursing student with financial need.
Supports the scholarly and professional development of students minoring in Latin American Studies. Students may apply for mini-grants for individual interests.
Provides financial support for students who have been diagnosed with cancer.
This fund assists students financially and provide mentoring for those in the GVSU Student Summer Scholars (S3) Program.
This fund provides financial support and mentoring for selected students in Student Summer Scholars (S3) Program
Used to build the library collection of books and DVDs in the LGBT Resource Center, which are available for students, faculty and staff to borrow.
Established to benefit LGBT students and students who demonstrate a positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issues.
Underwrites internships in the Grand Rapids city government.
Assists dependents of Padnos employees.
Supports students in the College of Engineering and Computing whose academic success reflects dedication and perseverance.
Benefits students who serve in any branch of the U. S. armed forces, active or reserve, and for any who are honorably discharged veterans.
This fund was established October 2015 by the Committee to Honor César E. Chávez to honor the leadership of Lupe Ramos-Montigny and her many years of service to the Hispanic/Latino community.
Benefits deserving students enrolling in the nursing program.
This fund assists nontraditional students who work and have families.
Benefits deserving students in the School of Communications studying writing with an interest in fiction-writing.
Supports aspiring art educators who face financial challenges while pursuing their degrees.
Assists students with financial need who are pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree.
This fund is for nursing students pursuing BSN degree who are dedicated to promoting academic, professional and personal growth for underrepresented groups in the nursing profession.
Supports a student seeking a Master’s Degree in Public and Non-Profit Administration with an emphasis in philanthropy. In honor of Maribeth Wardrop and her passion for philanthropy.
This GVUF scholarship benefits nontraditional students pursuing an MBA degree.
Fund supports future junior and senior chemistry students complete their education.
Rewards a dance student who has shown growth and promise from the start of their time at GVSU. In memory of Rebecca Vogelsang.
This fund rewards exceptional voice students.
Assists students from West Michigan pursuing careers in Economics.
Provides financial assistance to deserving foreign language majors.
Provides assistance to incoming freshman of good academic standing who are planning a career in science.
Benefits students enrolled in Bachelor of Fine arts or Master of Fine Arts.
Assists students in the Student Summer Scholars (S3) Program.
Provides awards for upper-class mathematics majors.
Preserves, protects and promotes the artwork and reputation of Mathias Alten in the Gordon Gallery.
Supports the interest and research of a faculty member and two undergraduate students in philanthropic studies.
This fund assists students with interest in pursuing a career in real estate.
Assists students who are pursuing a Master's Degree in social work and plan to work with children.
Provides "full-ride" scholarships to Honors students who are the first in their immediate family to go to college.
Brings two outstanding lecturers a year to Grand Valley to speak about the connection between Liberal Education and Careers.
Funds the Memorial Garden for memorial engravings. Available only to students, alumni, faculty/staff and their immediate families.
All contributions to the Men's Basketball Fund go directly to the operations of the men's basketball program.
This fund is used for fundraising activities for the men's basketball program.
All contributions to the Men's Football Program go directly to the operations of the program.
All contributions to the Men's Golf Fund go directly to the operations of the men's golf program.
Provides for fundraising activities for the men's golf program.
Assists students in the GVSU Upward Bound (TRiO) program.
This fund assists students who demonstrate an interest in photonics.
Supports future entrepreneurs involved in the Center for Entrepreneurship.
Michigan Cares for Tourism is a volunteer partnership between Michigan tourism organizations. Our goal is to breathe life into historic sites through volunteer clean-up projects throughout Michigan and raise funds to provide grants for tourism sites, and scholarships for tourism professionals and students that will help sustain Michigan's tourism industry for the future.
Michigan Hometown Stories Restricted Funds
Provides off-budget equipment to enhance GVSU's track and field program.
Supports and expands the mineral collection in the geology department.
Supports the needs of the LGBT Resource Center.
Established to encourage and assist language students to study abroad and gain life experience in the language they are studying at Grand Valley.
This fund was set up to attract talented twirlers to the GVSU Marching Band.
Benefits high achieving students in Movement Science and related programs.
Recognizes and rewards students with financial need majoring in legal studies or criminal justice with the intention of entering and contributing to the legal profession.
Supports masters classes and lectureships in dance.
Assists Forest Hills Eastern graduates attending GVSU.
Rewards outstanding art and design students.
Supports activities by the New Music Ensemble and Free Play concert series, including guest artist performances and residencies, composer commissions, tours, recordings, and general operating expenses.
Established to encourage students to get involved with campus and community sustainability efforts and reward students who commit to environmental, social and fiscal responsibility.
Benefits deserving junior or senior history majors.
Benefits students from low-income families who have high academic standing with a preference to students from the Muskegon area.
Benefits deserving students interested in geology or geoscience education related research.
This fund helps to widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal, need-based aid and are ineligible for many of the government programs intended to help defray the costs of tuition and fees.
This fund helps to develop leadership qualities in students pursuing studies in the fields of Occupational Safety and Health Management (OSH).
Supports enhancements to Occupational Safety and Health students' experience through student development, faculty development, and equipment support.
This fund is designed to assist the Office of Multicultural Affairs in developing programs.
This fund is to encourage incoming freshmen to make the most of their freshman year by utilizing resources and programs to prepare for college life and academic success.
Financially assists students who are focused in Chemistry and the Natural Sciences while providing mentoring for students in the GVSU Summer Scholars program.
Capturing Michigan’s philanthropic story through the development of an interactive web platform that includes interviews with leaders and workers in philanthropy.
Provides student research and creative project grants to students who would not be able to actively engage in undergraduate research and scholarship without additional financial support.
Benefits a member, retiree, spouse, or child of a member of the UAW.
Provides scholarship support to business majors.
Designated for academic purposes by the School of Engineering.
Prepare students to be leaders in promoting civil discourse in West Michigan.
Benefits music majors interested in musical theater.
This fund assists students pursuing a major, minor, or certificate in Entrepreneurship or engaged in entrepreneurship clubs and programming at the Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
This fund supports student experiential learning by supporting students enrolled in the entrepreneurship major.
This fund assists students pursuing a career in education who are the first in their family to earn a four-year degree.
This fund assists Accounting degree students who will study abroad.
This fund widens the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who don't qualify for federal need-based aid or government programs.
Benefits full-time juniors with a biology major seeking secondary teacher certification.
This fund assists full-time juniors or seniors with a declared major in any STEM program.
Assists with expenses of political science students doing semester-long internships in Washington D.C.
This fund supports students from Richmond High School in Macomb County, Michigan.
Benefits graduates of Sparta High School with financial need.
Enables rowers to benefit from the work ethic and team work inherent in crew.
Benefits incoming freshmen who graduated from Grand Rapids Public Schools or East Detroit High School.
Benefits deserving pre-med or nursing students.
Assists any student actively pursuing a degree who can demonstrate by activity and essay, a devotion to peace, justice and community.
Provides financial assistance to students with financial need from the greater Grand Rapids area who are pursuing a career in Medical Lab Sciences.
Provides financial assistance to students from the greater Grand Rapids area with financial need who are pursuing a career in health professions.
Enhances GVSU's Physical Therapy Department.
This fund assists students from urban schools enrolled in Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.
This fund assists students with a "Pioneering Spirit" as exemplified by the Pioneer Class of 1967 at GVSU.
Provides financial assistance to qualified relatives of Maintenance/Grounds/Service (MGS) and Police Staff employees and retirees. The scholarship is available to pre and post graduates of GVSU.
Supports training early childhood educators to increase school readiness, social and emotional development.
Provides support for students pursuing Master’s Degree with endorsement in Early Childhood Education and demonstrate commitment to teaching in underserved or at risk school districts in West Michigan.
Assists students who demonstrate service to African American women and girls and/or demonstrate a personal commitment to African American women's issues.
Benefits deserving engineering students.
Available to students who are enrolled full-time, and who are children of Professional Support Staff (formerly COT Assoc) employees of 3 or more years.
Provides an award for an outstanding chemistry major.
Provides financial assistance to students in the school of public, nonprofit, and health administration.
Provides for the acquisition and maintenance of equipment in the anthropology lab.
This fund is to encourage students from Harper Creek High School to pursue their dreams of creating or owning a business, assist them with the cost of their education, and encourage them to take advantage of the programming offered by the DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Seidman College of Business.
This fund rewards dedicated student leaders involved in recreational sports, programs, services and activities.
Provides assistance to a Laker Baseball Team member who is studying business.
This Fund supports the Regional Math and Science Center's student scholarships awarded to students or families in need who participate in K-12 programming at the Center. This could include admission to summer camps or sponsorship of transportation needs.
Supports community programs to encourage and educate K-12 students in science.
Priority to candidates from Ottawa and Kent Counties with preference to those who are descendants of families who settled in Chester, Allendale Charter and Sparta townships in the 1800s. And preference to descendants of George Jacob & Juliana Knodel Reister.
Provides assistance to students preparing for careers in physical therapy.
Awarded annually, the scholarship assists and encourages graduates of Ottawa Hills High School in their pursuit of higher education.
This funds the Rev. Richard Rhem archive at the GVSU Library. Rhem promoted interfaith understanding in his Spring Lake congregation starting in the 1980s, and has been a partner of efforts of since.
Provides full-tuition for an exceptional student to obtain a master of science in accounting or MBA with emphasis in accounting.
Benefits deserving students majoring in anthropology.
Supports the mission of the department to offer quality geology field trip experiences.
Assists students associated with the LGBT Resource Center.
Assists GVSU students involved in Campus Ministry in emergency and crisis situations.
This fund assists Sociology majors during their junior or senior years.
Supports the construction of a new field station which will directly impact the quantity and quality of the Water Resources Institute’s research.
Available to GVSU English majors with junior status who excel in writing and have an interest in theatre, art, or music.
Provides financial assistance to students in the Seidman College of Business who demonstrate an interest and passion for entrepreneurship.
Offers aid to students who face a sudden financial emergency that would otherwise leave them unable to continue their education.
This fund supports GVSU students who are selected as top finalists in the annual GVSU Business Plan Competition
Assists social work students at the upper class or graduate levels.
Provides financial assistance to deserving students pursuing a bachelor's degree in any of the core sciences.
Student Summer Scholars program with research in Philosophy, Liberal Studies or Religious Studies.
Benefits entering engineering freshmen.
Support for students with a research or career interest in earth changing phenomena and/or population change and identifying solutions to minimize resulting problems.
This fund assists students enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program.
Provides financial assistance to Masters of Social Work students pursuing a career in drug and alcohol rehabilitation and education.
Support a day of interactive, hands-on science fun and learning for K-12 students, teachers, parents, and community members provided by Grand Valley faculty, staff, and community partners.
Provides support for middle income families who do not qualify for federal or governmental aid.
This fund supports the activities of the Seidman College of Business SAP/ERP program, including the TERP Certification Academy.
Accepts miscellaneous gifts to the Business Ethics Center for its operations and initiatives.
This fund provides annual support for Seidman College of Business International Business students and programs in the areas of greatest need.
Funds both student scholarships and faculty support needs.
Established to benefit students in the Seidman College of Business School of Accounting.
Assists upper level communications students with financial need.
The School of Engineering Endowment enhances the school of engineering.
Provides equipment for Grand Valley science instruction and labs.
Created to assist an undergraduate student enrolled in the GVSU Police Academy.
Assists full-time pre-engineering or declared engineering students.
Supports internship or cooperative education in business and engineering.
Supports faculty development.
The Accounting Alumni Scholarship assists accounting majors with high GPA and ACT scores.
Benefits economics and finance majors pursuing a career in commercial real estate investment.
Supports the highest academic priorities of Seidman.
Supports faculty scholarship, professional development, and seminar series.
Supports student professional development activities.
Provides additional support for the scholarly activities of the Finance department faculty.
Supports faculty research and student development.
Awarded to Seidman College of Business students to participate in study abroad programs.
Provides support for co-curricular activities for all Seidman business students. Examples include mentoring/coaching, leadership seminars/conferences, and speaker series.
In a curriculum-based course, senior finance students will conduct research, prepare and present reports while managing a live financial portfolio.
Supports faculty development in taxation.
Provides funding for a lecture series featuring national speakers in public, nonprofit and health administration.
Assists engineering majors of high academic standing with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues.
Provides training to aspiring theatre students, as well as to deserving undergraduate student designers, actors, directors, scholars, and technical managers.
Benefits a senior student in the school of criminal justice who plans to enter the police or legal professions.
This fund assists students interested in wildlife ecology, conservation or animal behavior with costs of studying abroad or scholarship that will enhance their educational experience at GV.
Enhances leadership and volunteerism activities for students on campus.
This fund assists Grand Valley students working their way through college.
Provides for fundraising activities for the soccer program.
Assists with Social Work faculty research and conferences.
Provides financial assistance to a student who has excelled in his/her coursework and has demonstrated financial need.
This scholarship benefits Physical Therapy students.
This fund assists students with up to 2 years of their education at Grand Valley.
Provides support to benefit upper-class statistics majors.
Gives assistance to qualified students from Grand Rapids Public Schools who have participated in the TRIO/Upward Bound programs.
STEPS (Science, Technology, and Engineering Preview) Camp engages 7th grade girls in a week long program that centers on flight as a topic and encourages science, technology, and engineering.
This fund assists students at clinical placement sites outside of urban areas in Western and Northern Michigan pursuing degrees in RN to BSN, DNP, OT, DPT, and PA programs.
This fund assists students with demonstrated financial need pursing degrees in the RN to BSN, DNP, OT, DPT, and PA programs.
Benefits students suffering from an addiction disorder.
Supports the efforts of the Student Food Pantry run by the Women's Center. Available to all students at GVSU it provides free food, hunger education, and other resources.
Funded by current GVSU students, the scholarship benefits junior and senior level students who demonstrate leadership in community service through their on or off campus activities.
Support students who experience an unusual or extreme financial event that could keep them from completing the final requirements to obtain their degree.
Provides for student sustainable development internships on campus and in the community that focus on environmental, economic and social impacts.
Fund supports provision of textbooks, supplies and computer equipment for students in financial need.
Benefits Model Coverall Service employees and their descendants.
This fund was established for corporate donors, businesses, foundations, and other charitable organizations to contribute funds for ongoing sustainability programs and activities both on campus and the community.
Funds will be used in the form of mini grants and/or mini loans by faculty, staff and students for sustainable development projects both on campus and in the community.
Funds are used to further develop the education and practice of sustainable food systems on a 1 acre plot in Allendale. Established in 2008 for faculty, staff, students, and the local community.
Directly benefit the operations of the swimming program.
All contributions to the Swimming/Diving Fund go directly to the operations of the swimming and diving program.
Assist undergraduate students waiting for or have received a lifesaving transplant to allow them to continue education at GV.
Assist students who have overcome or are currently being treated for a life-threatening medical condition.
Contributions go directly to the operations of the tennis program.
Provides support for junior, senior, graduate, or doctoral level nursing students.
Assists deserving students majoring in biomedical and health sciences who demonstrate an interest in pursuing graduate work in health related research.
Provides for students who are at least a GVSU sophomore and living off-campus within the Grand Rapids community.
Benefits deserving students majoring in occupational therapy.
This fund is a need-based scholarship for non-traditional students who have no parental support.
Benefits deserving students pursuing a career in engineering.
This fund assists student athletes who have exhausted their athletic eligibility.
Supports pre-medical students.
Benefits graduate students pursuing a career in athletic training for college athletics.
Provides assistance to students who are members of the Laker Marching Band and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate Junior or Senior at GVSU.
This fund is for all GVSU students through an annual essay competition.
Supports baseball players who are committed to success both on and off the field.
This fund assists engineering students pursuing careers in the building industry.
All contributions go directly to the operations of the track and field and cross country programs.
This fund assists students with an interest in engineering.
Benefits full-time or half-time students in good standing who are members, or children of members, of the UFCW union for at least 1 year.
Provides discretionary funds for the library.
Provides scholarship support to graduate students who both aspire to study and promote philanthropy and engage in nonprofit agency fundraising.
Provides assistance to undergraduate business degree-seeking students for their senior year of studies.
Awarded to students who both major in mathematics and participate in intercollegiate athletics.
Funds research and education at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute to protect and improve the water resources of the region.
Supports activities of conducting/archiving oral history interviews of US military veterans, development of documentaries and educational materials, and live presentations by US veterans.
This fund assists undergraduate senior with a marketing major.
Provides assistance to future nurses and physical therapists who demonstrate financial need.
All contributions to the Volleyball Fund go directly to the operations of the volleyball program.
This fund enhances the support of a distinguished expert or professor at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley.
Educates students about native Michigan plants and the importance of their preservation while educating the public about the role native plants can play in landscaping, conservation and remediation.
This fund assists students from Metropolitan Detroit Area who are first in their family to earn a four-year degree.
Benefits deserving students completing a B.S. or B.A. in Anthropology or related area.
Provides ongoing support for the presentation of symphonies and arts programming on WGVU-TV.
Supports students who aspire to work in the broadcast arts.
This fund assists graduates from Michigan urban schools who demonstrate an interest in the arts or communications.
Energy efficient lighting for the studio
Supports the chemistry department's needs.
Wesley Fellowship is a campus ministry of the United Methodist Church which is open to all students and young adults. They are committed to being a place where all persons are welcomed, received, loved and accepted as they are or as they hope to become.
Supports the Wesorick Center, which provides scholarly leadership that unites interdisciplinary healers in the research and implementation work essential to transforming practice at the point of care.
A fund to manage the expenses and revenue for the West Michigan Investors Education Annual Summit.
Provides support to students who demonstrate a positive sensitivity and involvement in issues relative to the gay community and who promote visibility by service to the larger community.
This is an endowed fund which provides financial assistance to high school graduates of Union High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Benefits full-time nursing students with demonstrated financial need who are in their junior or senior year.
Benefits students employed at WGVU.
Supports WGVU TV programs.
Provides an opportunity and a pathway for engineering students from challenging socioeconomic backgrounds to advance their education.
This scholarship assists nursing students who have financial need.
Alternately funds speakers in American law and piano recitals on the Allendale Campus.
Benefits criminal justice students.
Provides for funds used by administration in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Funds a lecture series with speakers who are prominent minority business leaders and with lectures that center around business topics.
Assist students who participate in GV Student Summer Scholars program and interested in research in the field of Chemistry.
Encourages business students to obtain certification in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning software.
Encourages business students not majoring in Management Information Systems (MIS), to complete the ERP track courses offered at GVSU. Established by the Grand Rapids office of PAETEC, Inc.
Benefits students pursuing Masters degrees in Computer Information Systems.
Benefits graduate students preparing to become physical therapists.
This fund assists a student with the cost of a Grand Valley State University education.
Provides support for experiential and co-curricular activities related to leadership development of women business students. Examples include mentoring/coaching, leadership seminars/conferences, and speaker series.
All contributions to the Women's Basketball Fund go directly to the operations of the women's basketball program.
Provides for fundraising activities for the women's basketball program.
Supports the Women's Center in providing programming on the topic of gender equality.
Provides financial assistance to part-time students and those re-entering college.
All contributions to the Women's Golf Fund go directly to the operations of the women's golf program.
All contributions to the Women's Lacrosse Fund go directly to the operations of the women's lacrosse program.
All contributions to the Women's Soccer Fund go directly to the operations of the women's soccer program.
All contributions to the Women's Softball Fund go directly to the operations of the women's softball program.
All contributions to the Women's Volleyball Fund go directly to the operations of the women's volleyball program.
Assists students pursing athletic training as a career.
Supports the GVSU wrestling club.
Used for equipment purchases at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute.
Benefits students who are successful academically, who are strong writers, and demonstrate financial need.
Assists members of any Grand Valley intercollegiate athletic team with financial need.
The Zukaitis Scholarship Endowment provides for an Excellence scholarship.
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