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 in 230 Mary Idema Pew Library.

To begin searching for scholarships and fellowships use keyword and/or filters below.

**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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Adcraft Detroit Scholarship

Scholarship $1000 - $10000 Minimum GPA: 3.0

Scholarship open to undergraduate and graduate students studying advertising, marketing, public relations or a related field. 

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American Association of University Women Scholarship


Multiple scholarships for women residing in the state of Michigan

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Annual Passion for Making Scholarship

Scholarship $500 Minimum GPA: 3.0 Deadline Date: August 15, 2022

Scholarship designed to promote student's craftmanship.

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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, 2022

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, 2022

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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College Movers Working Student Scholars

Scholarship $1000

Scholarship for working college students and high school seniors. 

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Community Foundation Scholarships


Use the locator tool to find your local community foundation's scholarships.

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