Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships and Awards

There are several offices at the university which serve as a resource for students to find scholarships. These university offices offer information on thousands of grants, fellowships, and scholarships for which students in the biological sciences can apply. The Office of Financial Aid Scholarship Page has a searchable database of scholarship opportunities including scholarships for new students, scholarships offered by GVSU, and scholarships from external sources. The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships advises highly competitive students seeking nationally competitive awards from prestigious award programs.  Apply for any of the scholarships or awards listed on the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships page through myScholarshipsApplications are typically due March 1.

Department Scholarships

Charles H. and Florence Irwin Scholarship Endowment

The purpose of this endowment is to provide scholarships to students who have excelled academically and athletically but who would not be able to attend GVSU without some financial assistance.

  • Enrolled full-time 
  • Seeking a major in the Movement Science department
  • Recipient must be an inter-collegiate athlete who meets the NCAA academic eligibility requirements
  • Candidates must have completed at least one season of inter-collegiate athletic participation
  • Must be accepted by GVSU for enrollment or be attending the University

Award: $1,000             Apply for Irwin Scholarship

 

Boand & Rowe Scholarship for Advancement of Women in Sport & Physical Activity

This scholarship was established to assist current GVSU undergraduate or graduate students for their leadership or involvement in activities to advance women in leadership in sport and physical activity.

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Must be full-time student
  • Undergraduate applicants must have completed at least 55 credits
  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must be meeting satisfactory academic progress
  • Preference given to those applicants who demonstrate an interest or career goals related tot he advancement of women in leadership in sport and physical activity.
  • Financial need is not required but may be considered by completion of the FAFSA

Renewal Criteria: Non-renewable

Award: Varies          Apply for Boand & Rowe Scholarship

 

Boand & Rowe Professional Development Award for Advancement of Women in Sport & Physical Activity

The purpose of this award is to provide financial support to current GVSU undergraduate or graduate students who are seeking leadership and professional development opportunities relative to supplemental program and project work that relates directly to initiative and the advancement of women in leadership in sport and physical activity.

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Must be full-time student
  • Undergraduate applicants must have completed at least 55 credits
  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must be meeting satisfactory academic progress
  • Preference given to those applicants who demonstrate an interest or career goals related tot he advancement of women in leadership in sport and physical activity.

PLEASE NOTE: Award recipients will be required to submit a one-page report at the conclusion of their project reflecting on their experiences and listing the specific learning outcomes that were attained. This report will be uploaded into your myScholarships application at completion of the professional development activity

Award: Varies          Apply for Boand & Rowe Professional Development Award

 



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