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Scholarships & Funding

Throughout the year, many different types of funds become available for use towards sustainable projects and proposals. Some of these funds can be awarded to either student, faculty or staff members in the form of scholarships, grants or loans. See the full list below.

Dave Feenstra Sustainable Agriculture Project Fund
The purpose of the fund is honor Dave’s legacy by providing financial support for a “lead intern” at the Sustainable Agriculture Project who exemplifies Dave’s natural leadership and mentorship skills.  The awardee will be named the “Dave Feenstra Sustainable Agriculture Intern Leader.”

Nichols Sustainability Scholarship Fund
Established by Nichols Corporation in 2006 to encourage students to get involved with ongoing campus and community sustainability efforts and reward students who commit to making a difference when it comes to environmental, social and fiscal responsibility.... learn more.

Sustainable Agriculture Place-Based Project Grants
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship welcomes proposals from faculty across the university who wish to collaborate with students to study or contribute to the systems in place at the Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP). Funding of up to $6000 is available annually... learn more

Sustainability Reinvestment Fund
Established in 2010, 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.... learn more.

West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum Scholarship
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum is offering a total of $6,000 in scholarships to one or two junior or senior year college students, or graduate students, who have thoroughly integrated sustainability into their course of study.... learn more.