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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**Grand Valley State University has made every attempt to confirm the accuracy of this scholarship database. However, we reserve the right to make changes and/or correct criteria stated for a scholarship. We also reserve the right to withdraw the availability of a scholarship should funding be cancelled or any other reason. Scholarship criteria may change with each entering fall class.  

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2019 Eric Verhaar Scholarship

Scholarship Minimum GPA: 2.0 Deadline Date: May 15, 2020

Scholarship open to students residing in various Michigan counties.

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ABC Law Centers Cerebral Palsy Scholarship

Scholarship Minimum GPA: 3.0 Deadline Date: July 31, 2020

Scholarship open to students diagnosed with cerebral palsy. 

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ABC Law Centers Disability Advocacy Scholarship

Scholarship Minimum GPA: 3.0 Deadline Date: July 31, 2020

Scholarship open to students planning to pursue a career in law or public policy focused on disability advocacy.

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American Association of University Women - Jackson Branch Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline Date: March 31, 2020

Scholarship open to female residents of Jackson County, but may reside outside of the county at a state college or university for the school year. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

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American Research Institute in Turkey Fellowships

Fellowship Award Varies

 Fellowships for scholarly research and for language study in Turkey.

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Antonia Dellas Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship $2000

Scholarship for incoming and undergraduate students whose home residence is Jackson County.

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Avomeen Scholarships

Scholarship Deadline Date: April 01, 2020

Scholarships open to those who identify as a woman or as a minority. Requires a short written statement (200 words or less)

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Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarship

Scholarship Minimum GPA: 3.0 Deadline Date: March 01, 2020

Scholarship open to graduates of a Kalamazoo County high school. Must be enrolled or enrolling full time in an accredited master's, Ph.D. or professional degree program.

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Burger King Scholars Program

Scholarship $1000 - $50000 Minimum GPA: 2.5

The Burger King Scholars program assists employees, employees' spouses or domestic partners, employees' children and high school seniors.

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Carnegie Junior Fellow

Fellowship $37000

Fellowship opportunity for graduating seniors to work as research assistants to the Carnegie endowment's senior associates.

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