All Priorities

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Opportunity | Achievement | Relevance | Athletics                                      All Priorities


Opportunity

Academic Merit Scholarships
Support scholarships that are primarily based on academic achievement to attract and retain talented students.         

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Grand Finish Grant
Support and encourage the Grand Finish, an incentive program for students to graduate in four years. 

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Greatest Needs in Financial Aid
Provide additional funding where it is most needed in scholarships and financial aid for students. 

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Laker Effect Fund
Support the priorities of the Laker Effect campaign.

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Need-Based Scholarships
Support scholarships that are primarily based on financial need through supplements to federal grants and support for moderate income students.

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One Undergraduate Class
Provide an undergraduate student with tuition support for one course. 

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Student Support Fund
Help a student in a time of unexpected economic or personal hardship through the Student Support Fund. 

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Textbooks
Directly support students in the classroom by helping with the expense of textbooks.

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Achievement

Career Development
Provide students the chance to establish their career goals with testing, simulated interviews, and professional development through the GVSU Career Center.

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Counseling
Provide counseling for one student in need of psychological services to keep them on track for graduation

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Experiential Learning
Provide high-impact experiences for students such as internships, co-ops, and clinical placements.

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First Year Student Support
Support first year students through the Student Success Partnership Network, where faculty members will serve as mentors to first year students with the assistance of student advocates. Funds will support training of faculty and student advocates along with social and support events for first year students. Learn more about First Year Student Support.

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Fostering Laker Success
Support students who have experienced foster care through the Fostering Laker Success program. These holistic support services include peer mentoring and coaching to help with all aspects of college life and academic success. Learn more about Fostering Laker Success.

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Grand Valley Bands
Support students in the Laker Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, University Band, and Basketball Pep Band, with expenses such as performance invitations and opportunities. 

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Greatest Needs for Student Success
Support greatest needs in any of Grand Valley's student success programs. 

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GVSU Club Sports
Support Grand Valley’s Club Sports such as ice hockey, lacrosse, wrestling and more with their travel expenses. Our athletes compete regionally and nationally on 50+ club sports teams.

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Knowledge Market Peer Mentoring
Provide peer mentoring opportunities for more students through the university’s Knowledge Market. Peer mentoring is available for writing, research, technology, and presentation skills. Learn more about Knowledge Market Peer Mentoring. 

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Laker Effect Fund
Support the priorities of the Laker Effect campaign.

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Leadership Development
Support enhanced and expanded student leadership opportunities.   

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STEM Student Mentoring
Support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students with scholarships and mentors through the RISE program to help ensure their success as they work towards their degree.

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Stipend for Unpaid Internships/Clinicals
Help fund stipends for students to cover the extra living and transportation expenses associated with unpaid internships, co-ops, and clinicals.

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Student Support Services
Enhance and expand student support programs including academic advising and career counseling. 

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Supplies for the Replenish Food Pantry
Support the student food pantry to provide students with food and personal care items to meet short-term challenges. 

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Tutoring
Provide academic tutoring for students in any subject to assist in achieving academic and personal goals.

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Relevance

Academic Programs and Centers
Support the highest priorities for academic programs and academic centers. 

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Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Support Brooks College students as they deepen their understanding of the world through innovative curriculum and high-impact learning experiences.

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College of Community and Public Service
Support students in the College of Community and Public Service, where they learn how to engage, enrich, and enhance their communities through dynamic learning environments while serving and empowering community partners.

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College of Education
Support students in the College of Education, where they learn to become leaders in their fields through active learning experiences and personalized attention.

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College of Health Professions
Support students in the College of Health Professions, where they prepare to become exceptional professionals who will impact the health and well-being of the larger community.

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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Support students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, which drives a student-centered and diverse learning community that covers 50 bachelor’s degrees and a growing number of advanced learning degrees.

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Enhanced Performing Arts Space and Programs
Support materials, equipment, instruments, and enrichment opportunities for performing arts students.

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Formula SAE Car
Support the GVSU Formula SAE Race Team by supporting students and enabling them to apply classroom theories, engineering design, and project management skills in a challenging competition.

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Greatest Needs for Academic Relevance 
Support the greatest needs for academic programs, centers, and capital projects to meet changing employment needs. 

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Health Campus Expansion/Center for Interprofessional Health
Support the Center for Interprofessional Health, the flagship of our expanded health campus. The center will allow the maximum interaction between students in our 20 health sciences programs, learning on state-of-the-industry simulation and technology. Learn more about Health Campus Expansion/Center for Interprofessional Health.

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Health Simulation Center
Help health professions and nursing students receive hands-on learning about the health needs of patients, by supporting simulators where students can practice clinical skills in a safe and realistic learning environment before beginning their careers as health care professionals. Learn more about Health Simulation Center. 

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Help a Nursing Student Succeed 
Assist nursing students with non-tuition related expenses that can become barriers to progress such as stethoscopes, uniforms, and clinical placement travel and lodging.

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Innovation Design Center for Engineering
Support the Innovation Design Center, which will allow the college to transform existing space to meet projected annual enrollment increases, better serve our community and industry partners, and support our K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) outreach to prepare future engineers. Learn more about Innovation Design Center for Engineering.

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Kirkhof College of Nursing
Support rigorous, patient-centered programs and experiences for nursing students.

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Laker Effect Fund
Support the priorities of the Laker Effect campaign.

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Named and Endowed Faculty Positions
Support faculty positions of highest priority across all academic programs and units. 

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Physical Therapy Pro-Bono Clinic
Support pro-bono physical therapy services in our community by providing funds for interpreter aid to the many non-English speaking patients served each week.

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Seidman College of Business
Support the highest academic and experiential priorities of Seidman business students.

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Seymour & Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing
Support the greatest needs for student experiences and academic programs in the college.

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Shakespeare Festival
Support Grand Valley’s Shakespeare Festival, now celebrating its 25th anniversary. Your gift will also support Bard to Go, where students get the opportunity to travel and perform on the road.

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Student Summer Scholars Program
Support the Student Summer Scholars Program, which provides funds for a student and faculty mentor to devote time to a research and/or creative project during the spring/summer semester. Learn more about Student Summers Scholars Program.

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Teaching Innovation
Support programs in the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center that reward innovation in teaching and provide faculty with professional development opportunities around creating inclusive learning environments, curricula, and student engagement practices. Learn more about Teaching Innovation.

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Water Resources Summer Intern
Support an undergraduate summer intern for the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute to help enhance and preserve our freshwater resources.

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Athletics

Greatest Needs for Athletic Facilities
Provides immediate and available resources for upgrades to athletic facilities.

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Laker Refueling Station
Help Grand Valley's athletes reach peak performance with nutritional support to aid in recovery and replenishment during and after workouts, practices, and competitions.

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Page last modified August 13, 2018