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Endowed A Grand Day at a Time Endowed Scholarship

This fund provides financial assistance to students who otherwise would not receive help with the cost of their education.

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Endowed A. Scott & Ruth P. Koeze Graduate Business Endowment

Benefits deserving MBA students with financial need and those with undergraduate degrees in the arts or humanities.

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Endowed Aaron M. DesRocher Memorial Chemistry Endowment Fund

Assists enthusiastic upper level chemistry majors with finishing their educational journey with a minimum of educational debt.

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Academic and High-Impact Opportunities Support Program Fund

Assists students who will be the first in their families to graduate from college or who have a limited income with opportunities like leadership development, internships, or graduate school exploration.

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Academic Merit Scholarship

Assists students with high academic achievement.

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Academic Merit Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for students that are primarily based on academic achievement.

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Academic Programs and Centers Fund

Supports the highest priorities for academic programs and academic centers.

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Academy Degree Completion Program Fund

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Endowed Accounting Alumni Scholarship Fund

Assists accounting majors with a high GPA and a high ACT score.

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Achievement Fund for Student Success

Supports university priorities for students via student support programs, leadership development, and experiential learning.

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Act on Racism Fund

This performance group seeks to find creative ways to discuss the manifestations of race and racism.

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Ada Council for the Arts Scholarship

Assists first year students who are residents of Michigan majoring in fine arts or dance.

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Advancement of American Philosophy Fund

This fund promotes interest, research, creativity, and an exchange of ideas and information of the history and topic of American Philosophy.

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Endowed Alayont Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Mathematics

This fund is for students pursuing rigorous, independent scholarship during the academic year mentored by a faculty member.

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Endowed Albert S. & Ella D. Koeze Art Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to students majoring in fine arts.

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Alex Aninos Music Education Scholarship

This fund is for students who struggle with music courses early on in their education at Grand Valley then show desire to achieve and proof of academic improvement.

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Endowed Alexander Calder Honors Scholarship

Benefits students in any discipline of the fine arts.

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Alison McManus Walters '73 Fostering Success Scholarship

This fund provides financial assistance to foster youth and ensure that financial need does not become a barrier to intellectual and personal growth with pursuing a degree at GVSU.

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Allies and Advocates Program

Supports the GVSU lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

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Alt-Marsiglia Scholarship Fund

This fund assists students living on campus and majoring in any science field.

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Alten Book Project Fund

Funds help create a book of American Impressionist painter Mathias J. Alten’s paintings housed in the George and Barbara Gordon Gallery.

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Endowed Alternative Breaks Endowment Fund

Supports Grand Valley’s alternative spring breaks, which aim to promote active citizenship within the student body through hands-on service learning projects.

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Alternative Breaks Fund

Supports organizing and executing volunteer service trips that deal with a wide range of issues that vary from Affordable Housing to Youth and Wishes.

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Endowed Alumni Association Presidents Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Award is given to students who work to build lifetime leadership skills while earning a degree at GVSU.

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Alumni Football Program

This program is an investment in the future of our student-athletes, the facilities and equipment they use, and the health of the sports programs they participate in.

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Endowed Alumni Heritage Scholarship Endowment

Benefits children of GVSU alumni.

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American Marketing Associations Fund

A student-run organization aimed at helping GVSU students network professionally with their peers, make lifetime connections, and learn to market themselves and their skills to potential employers.

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American Photo Marketing Scholarship

Supports bright and motivated students with financial need pursuing a certificate in Entrepreneurship.

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Amos Sanders Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Assists and encourages students with financial need who are graduates of urban schools or who participated in Upward Bound or the TRiO programs.

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Endowed Angus Endowment

Supports the operation of, and scientific programs conducted on, the DJ Angus research vessel.

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Angus Sci-Education Foundation Internship Program

Competitive summer semester internships given to GVSU students majoring in the sciences.

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Endowed Ann M. Dilley Jewelry/Metalsmithing Scholarship Fund

This fund assists students with a passion for metalsmithing arts.

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Endowed Annis Educational & Outreach Endowment

Supports the Outreach Education Program at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute.

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Annis Intern

5 competitive summer semester internships to students from any discipline who will conduct research at Annis Water Resources Institute during their undergraduate tenure at GVSU.

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Endowed Annis Water Resources Institute Endowment

Supports the Annis Water Resources Institute to integrate research, education, and outreach to enhance and preserve freshwater resources.

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Endowed Anonymous Endowed Marketing Scholarship

Established by anonymous alumni and friends to assist students majoring in marketing with the cost of their Grand Valley education.

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Endowed Anonymous Endowed Math and Science Scholarship

Established by friends of Grand Valley and anonymous members of the Gillett Society to assist students pursuing careers in math and science with the cost of their Grand Valley education.

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Endowed Anonymous Endowed Pre-Law Scholarship

Provides assistance to seniors who plan to enroll in law school upon graduation from GVSU.

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Anthropology Lab Fund

Supports hands-on instructional learning for students and research space for both faculty and students to conduct individual and university oriented research.

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Endowed APICS Scholarship Endowment

Provides assistance to deserving management students with an operations management emphasis.

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Endowed Ara Cary Lectureship Endowment

Established to fund lectures focused on the welfare of children.

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Endowed Aramark Student Excellence Endowed Scholarship

Rewards a student who serves as a positive representative for GVSU Campus Dining.

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Arboretum Fund

Provides for the maintenance and improvement of the Arboretum.

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Endowed Archie A. Blood Jr. '79, '83 Endowed PATHWAYS Scholarship Fund

This fund supports SCB students from middle income families who do not qualify for financial aid from government programs.

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Endowed Arend D. & Nancy Lubbers Honors College Scholarship

Benefits exceptional students enrolled in the Frederik Meijer Honors College.

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Endowed Arnold Ott Lectureship in Chemistry

Brings two qualified lecturers in the field of chemistry to Grand Valley each year.

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Endowed Arthur Hills Endowed Music Scholarship

Benefits music students, who audition for the award.

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Association of Information Technology Professionals Scholar

Honors Computer Science and Information Systems majors for their outstanding performance and to encourage them to continue in their field at his or her level of excellence.

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Endowed AT&T Pioneers Michigan Chapter Scholarship Endowment

Benefits students of the College of Education, with preference given to relatives of TPA members. Recipients are required to perform community service.

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Athletic Marketing & Promotions Fund

Used for revenue and expenses related to the marketing & promotions function of the athletic department.

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Athletic Training Fund

Used for fundraising activities for the student athletic training program, this fund helps purchase uniforms for student trainers who travel with and care for student-athletes.

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Athletics Rehab Room Campaign Fund

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Atomic Object Scholarship

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Autocam Medical Engineering Scholarship

This fund is to encourage engineering majors interested in practical engineering and educate young people about the changes in advanced manufacturing over the last 20 years.

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AWRI Development Fund

A general fund to support operations at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute.

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AWRI Project Clarity Fund

Supports watershed restoration and education aimed at dramatically improving water quality in Lake Macatawa and the Macatawa watershed, located in West Michigan.

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Endowed Bachmeier Disability Support Endow

Enriches the learning environments for students with disabilities by providing enhancements or accommodations.

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Endowed Baker-Hall Physics Endowment

Supports the needs of the Physics Department.

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Endowed Baldwin Foundation Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial assistance for high achieving students in Engineering and Education.

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Endowed Barbara Flaschenriem Endowed Classics Scholarship

Scholarship for Classics majors in memory of a founding member of the GVSU Classics Department

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Endowed Barbara Padnos International Scholarship

Assists students planning to study abroad for an entire academic year with preference given to students majoring in arts or humanities.

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Bard to Go Fund

Fund that supports Grand Valley’s Shakespeare Festival touring company, Bard to Go.

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Endowed Barry Castro Business Ethics Endowment

Benefits sophomores, juniors, and seniors with interests in business, ethics, and philosophy.

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Endowed Bart & Anne Merkle Dean of Students Leadership Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists GV student leaders with the cost of their education.

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Baseball Special Projects Fund

Investment in the future of our student-athletes, the facilities and equipment they use, and the health of the programs they participate in.

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Battle of the Valleys Gift Fund

Supports the long-standing tradition for Grand Valley and rivals Saginaw Valley State University to face off in a friendly competition annual football game.

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BDO Seidman International Accounting Scholarship

Supports accounting students participating in the London Study Abroad program.

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Endowed Be the Change Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists first generation students who have a parent that has previously been or currently incarcerated (defined as time spent in jail or prison).

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Beckering Concerts

Supports the annual Beckering Family Carillon International Concert Series on the Pew Campus. Performances of free open-air concerts are given by internationally renowned carillonneurs.

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Endowed Beckering Family Carillon Endowment

Funds the annual summer carillon concert played on the Beckering Family Carillon on the Pew Campus.

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Bell Family Theatre Scholarship

The fund encourages students to continue honing their craft and never lose enthusiasm for the theatre.

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Endowed Benjamin Mutnick Endowed Hospitality and Tourism Management Scholarship

This fund assists the HTM student who has achieved success in the program while overcoming challenges or adverse conditions in personal lives.

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Endowed Berkowitz Scholarship Endowment

Aids physically handicapped students who are attending GVSU full-time.

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Endowed Bernard & Camille Cebelak Scholarship

Provides assistance to GVSU students of good academic standing from the Grand Rapids area.

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Bike Program Gifts

Gifts help to improve the bike rental program, self-service maintenance shop, educational clinics, and awareness initiatives.

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Endowed Bill & Diana Wipperfurth AWRI Student Research Scholarship

Provides incidental financial aid to Grand Valley students who are engaged in academic activities at the Lake Michigan Center.

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Endowed Biology Field & Lab Enhancement Fund

Supports lab and field experiments.

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Biomed Engineering Graduate Assistants Support Fund

Supports opportunities like the graduate assistantships and research partnerships with local companies that prepare Grand Valley’s students for the future.

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Endowed Biomedical/Health Sciences Student Research Endowment

Provides support for student research within faculty labs, dissemination of research results by students at national and international meetings, and purchase of lab equipment supplies for student use.

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Endowed Blinkhorn/Donk First Generation Scholars Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists Junior or senior, permanent resident of Michigan, and first generation in family to graduate with a four-year degree.

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Blue Transfer Assistance Scholarship Fund

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BMS Cadaver Lab Fund

Supports the running of the cadaver lab for Biomedical Science students, providing the opportunity for students to gain real laboratory experience.

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Endowed Boand & Rowe Endowment for Advancement of Women in Sport & Physical Activity

This fund supports advancement of women in leadership in sport and physical activity.

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Endowed Branstrom Fine Arts Scholarship Endowment

Benefits any fine arts student. Established by the William J. and Margaret C. Branstrom Trust in 1972.

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Breen Scholarship

Benefits students regularly enrolled in any history course.

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Endowed Brian Haskin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students with a life-threatening illness and/or a disability.

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Endowed Brooks College Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad

Assists students in the Brooks College or Frederik Meijer Honors College to study abroad.

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Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies Fund

This fund provides annual support for Brooks College students and programs in the areas of highest need.

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Brooks College Study Away Scholarship

Assists students in the Brooks College or Frederik Meijer Honors College in studying abroad.

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Endowed Brooks First Generation Diversity Endowed Scholarship

This GVUF scholarship benefits first generation diversity students.

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Endowed Bucky Love WGVU Music Program Endowment

Endowed in honor of Bucky Love to support the WGVU Music Program students at Grand Valley.

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Endowed Buzzitta Family Endowed Scholarship

This fund provides financial assistance to GV students.

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Endowed Callahan Honors Senior Research Program Endowment

Assist students in the Frederik Meijer Honors College with senior project research or work.

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Camp-Boy's Baseball Fund

Supports the Boy’s Baseball Camps that give players the opportunity to work with GVSU college coaches in settings that include instruction, games, and showcase skills.

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Endowed Campbell-Williams Endowed Business Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to students from the cities of Flint and Grand Rapids who demonstrate financial need.

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Campus Life Night Fund

Supports the annual student organization fair where students learn about all the student organizations and campus departmental resources GVSU has to offer.

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Campus Recreation Program Fund

The purpose of the Campus Recreation Program Fund is to support the offerings of quality recreation programs and services to current GVSU students.

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Endowed Candace Otte Scholarship for Nursing

Benefits a deserving nursing student interested in paramedics.

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Capital Region Community Foundation Scholarship

Assists students. Awarded by the Capitol Region Community Foundation located in Lansing, Michigan.

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Caprice Wagner Memorial Scholarship

Assists students with financial need, especially candidates with volunteer, internship or work experience in programs or nonprofit organizations that address women’s issues.

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Career Events Fund

Supports the GVSU Career Center, which hosts career events throughout the year that bring together employers and recruiters with students and alumni looking for full-time jobs and internships.

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Career Services Internship Award

Helps off-set the costs of volunteer internships for students who have demonstrated financial need.

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Endowed Carl and Claudia Bajema Grand Rapids Urban Schools Endowed Scholarship

Provides Grand Rapids Public School graduates and Grand Rapids residents with the opportunity to access a Grand Valley education.

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Endowed Carl and Delores Arendsen Golf Scholarship

Benefits deserving male and female members of the Laker golf teams.

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CEI Detroit TESA Fund

The Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA) works with students across Michigan to teach business skills and encourage entrepreneurial ideas.

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CEI Grand Rapids TESA Fund

The Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA) works with students across Michigan to teach business skills and encourage entrepreneurial ideas.

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Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Operations Fund

Serves to champion and catalyze the vocation of entrepreneurship through development of talent and support for commercialization of new ideas.

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Character and the Presidency Project

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Endowed Charles & Florence Irwin Scholarship Endowment

Benefits male or female varsity athletes who are movement science majors.

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Endowed Charles L. Toot Endowed Memorial Golf Scholarship

Benefits a member of the university's men's golf team.

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Charter Schools Special Projects Fund

Supports the events and projects of the Grand Valley Charter Schools Office, which seeks to impact public K-12 education through its leadership in Michigan’s Charter Schools.

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Cheerleading Fund

All contributions to the Cheerleading Fund go directly to the operations of the cheerleading program.

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Chemistry Instruments and Infrastructure Fund

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Cheryl Borgman Student Assistance Fund

This fund financially assists students with travel to clinical placements and lodging.

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Children's Center Fund

Supports the Children's Center, ensuring high quality early learning and engagement for "Grand Valley's youngest students."

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Endowed Children's Enrichment Center Scholarship Endowment Fund

Created to help Grand Valley students with the costs of child care, eliminating a barrier to a college degree.

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Endowed Christos T. & Joan A. Panopoulos Physician Assistant Studies Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students in the Physician Assistant Studies program during their year-long clinical phase.

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Endowed Chuck Peterson '83 Memorial Film and Video Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship in memory of Chuck Peterson to assist Film and Video students with creative projects that support the nonprofit sector.

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Endowed Clarke & Nancy Borgeson Science, Technology and Mathematics Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists Leslie High School graduates majoring in Science, Technology and Mathematics.

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CLAS Academic Advising Center Fund

Supports the CLAS Center in their goal to help students navigate the university on their path to attain knowledge, skills, and a degree.

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Endowed CLAS Alumni Endowed Scholarship

This fund is to benefit students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who have a financial need.

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Endowed CLAS Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students in CLAS programs

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CLAS Innovation Fund

This fund provides annual support for CLAS students, faculty and programs in the areas of highest merit.

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Endowed CLAS Margin of Excellence for Science Endowment Fund

Provides support for advanced scientific research opportunities for students majoring in the sciences including working with faculty, publishing and attending conferences.

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Endowed Class of 1968 Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists an incoming freshman student with the cost of a Grand Valley education.

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Classics Gift Fund

Supports the Classics program, which fosters the continual exploration of and critical inquiry into the living traditions and legacies of the Greco-Roman world.

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Endowed Claudia Bajema Endowed Graduate Fellowship

Scholarship support for graduate students studying business.

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Endowed Club Soccer Endowment Fund

Supports members of the club soccer team and some of the team's running expenses.

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Endowed Coach Jim Meerman Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship will benefit student athletes with financial need who have overcome adversity.

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College of Education Excellence Fund

Supports student experiences and program areas in highest need.

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Endowed College of Education Future Teacher Scholarship Endowment

Supports students who are finishing their undergraduate program in Education and who will be enrolling in their student teaching experience.

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Scholarship

This fund assists students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with the cost of a Grand Valley degree and award scholarships to help meet their strategic goals of recruiting, retaining and recognizing outstanding students in their academic programs.

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Endowed Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Endowment

Furthers the activities of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization by means of scholarships, awards, travel and organizational expenses.

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Endowed Colliers International Endowed Scholarship

Assists business students with degrees in marketing, economics, finance and entrepreneurship.

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Endowed Comm. Fnd. Muskegon Interfaith Dialogue

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Common Ground Project

Challenges students, faculty and staff, and the public to uncover the roots that connect the two major political traditions while exploring the challenges Americans face today.

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Community Reading Project Fund

Encourages community members to read and discuss books through numerous events throughout the year, including speakers, films, and panel discussions.

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Community Working Classics

Students experience community organizing and teaching as well as the study of classic texts in philosophy. Students work in an area prison, rehab center, and job training agency.

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Endowed Computing & Information Systems Scholarship Fund

Supports Computer Science and Information Systems majors by honoring students for outstanding performance, as well as support outstanding entering freshman.

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Computing and Information Systems Student Experience Support Fund

Supports enhancements to CIS students' experience through student development, faculty development, and equipment support.

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Endowed Cook Leadership Fellows of Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies Endowment

Provides funding to support leadership studies at the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies for undergraduate and graduate Leadership Fellows, a diverse class of students from many disciplines.

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Endowed Coopersville Scholarship Endowment

Benefits graduates of Coopersville Public Schools.

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Corky Meinecke Fund

Honors Corky Meinecke, ’77, a sportswriter for the Grand Rapids Press, among others. Benefits students with an interest in a career in sports, be it radio, TV or print media, or in media relations.

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Endowed Corky Meinecke Scholarship Endowment

Assists students majoring in journalism who can demonstrate a desire to work in the sports arena.

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Counseling Center Fund

The Counseling Center seeks to enhance the healthy development of GVSU students through prevention and education, psychological services, and consultation.

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Counseling Center Services Fund

Supports the Counseling Center’s mission to enhance the healthy development of the GVSU community through prevention and education, psychological services, and consultation.

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Crawley Japanese Studies Scholarship Fund

Recognizes and rewards students interested in studies in Japanese language and culture while participating in an international educational opportunity at Japan Center for Michigan Universities.

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Crew Fund

An investment in the future of our student-athletes, the facilities and equipment they use.

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Crew Team Travel Fund

An investment in the future of our student-athletes, the facilities and equipment they use, and their ability to compete at the collegiate level.

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Crowe Horwath Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to support accounting majors who are entering their senior year at GVSU.

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CSAL Development Fund

Supports the CSAL Professional Development Committee, which coordinates graduate assistant training and professional development

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Endowed Ctr for Health Sciences Simulation Endow

Strengthens the Health Sciences simulation center by providing equipment and new and replacement mannequin parts.

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Cuba Baseball Gift Fund

Supports the baseball team’s trip to Cuba and the documentary that was filmed of the team on the trip.

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Cultural Engagement Study Abroad Scholarship

This fund is to make study abroad opportunities attainable to students who want to learn and experience new cultures.

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Cycling Club

Supports the GVSU Cycling Club and Bike Shop.

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D. J. Angus Research Vessel

Supports the maintenance and upkeep of the D.J. Angus vessel which has served researchers and educational groups from 1986.

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Endowed D. Scott & Susan Richardson Management Student Athlete Endowed Scholarship

Helps to reduce financial pressure on student athletes in the College of Business and their families and make a Grand Valley education accessible to students from all backgrounds.

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D.P. Fox Sports & Entertainment Schol.

Scholarship for GVSU students from the sports and entertainment marketing and management firm.

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Dance Marathon

The Dance Marathon is a fundraiser to support the Children’s Miracle Network.

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Daphne Siegel Memorial PATHWAY Scholarship

This fund assists students who come from middle-income families and don't qualify for need-based aid.

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Dave Feenstra Sustainable Agriculture Project Internship Fund

Provides financial support for a “lead intern” at the Sustainable Agriculture Project who exemplifies natural leadership and mentorship skills.

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Endowed David Alan Bergsma Scholarship Endowment

Provides support to academically deserving student athletes.

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Endowed David Daniels Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Benefits a senior-level physical therapy student.

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Endowed David G. and Mary L. Annis Education Scholarship

One scholarship benefits students desiring to enter the teaching profession and the other benefits students returning to the College of Education for teaching credentials.

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Design Optimization Evaluation and Redesign Center Fund

The DOER Center matches potential clients with faculty and students capable of completing their projects. Students and faculty involved gain experience and apply their knowledge.

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Detroit Compact Scholarship Fund

The Detroit Compact provides a tuition-free path to a four-year college degree for students who meet the program’s academic standards.

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Endowed DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Supports the Entrepreneurial Center.

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DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy

The DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy is a bi-annual colloquy series for the community where subjects of medical and ethical significance are discussed. Your support of this forum would help with programmatic needs.

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Endowed DeWitt Barrels - Environmental Science and Natural Resources Scholarship Fund

Assists students pursuing careers in the preservation and restoration of natural resources.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Echocardiography & Vascular Student Fund

This fund assists diagnostic medical sonography echocardiography/vascular students with national board exam fees.

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Endowed Dick & Betsy DeVos Leadership Fellow Endowment

Supports three undergraduate or graduate fellows annually in leadership studies.

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Dick Nelson Memorial Sports Broadcasting Scholarship

In memory of Dick Nelson, the “Voice of Laker Football,” the scholarship will support students who are pursuing a career in sports broadcasting.

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Endowed Dirk Koning Memorial Film and Video Scholarship

Awarded on a competitive basis to upper level film and video production majors who have made or intend to make media that contributes to the improvement of society.

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Disability Support Services Fund

Provides support services and accommodations that enhance the environment for persons with disabilities and to help educate the university community on disability issues.

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Dodgeball Club

Supports the equipment, transportation, and coaching needs of the dodgeball club.

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Don and Millie Wagner Scholarship Fund

This fund assists students with volunteer, internship or work experience in programs or nonprofit organization that address women's issues.

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Don Lubbers Excellence in Athletics Facilities Fund

Provides immediate and available resources for upgrades to athletic facilities.

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Endowed Don Williams Sr. Dean Emeritus Multicultural Business Education Schp Endowment

Recognizes and assists business majors in the MBEC Multicultural Business Education programs with cost of education.

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Endowed Donna K. Brooks Presidential Scholarship

First year students may be considered for this scholarship and must meet the Presidential Scholarship requirements as set by the University.

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Endowed Dorothy A. Johnson Library Endowment

Established to sustain Michigan's only comprehensive academic library on philanthropy and volunteerism.

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Dorothy Johnson Center Philanthropy Circle Fund

Provides support for the work of the Johnson Center, including community based research services, nonprofit technical assistance and educational programs.

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Endowed Doug and Christen Fox Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students with a declared major in Marketing and/or Management with the cost of their education.

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Endowed Douglas C. and Kimberly K. Fenbert Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This fund assists undergraduate nursing students who demonstrate financial need.

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Dr. Andrew M.C. Brown Memorial English Scholarship Fund

This fund assists English Majors with Language & Literature Emphasis.

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Endowed Dr. Donald J. Klein, Sr. Graduate Endowed Scholarship in Accounting

Assists deserving graduate students in the Master of Science in Accounting program.

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Endowed Dr. Eric L. VanFleet Occupational Safety and Health Endowed Scholarship

In honor Dr. Eric Van Fleet’s achievements and commitment to the university’s Occupational Safety and Health program for 17 years.

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Endowed Dr. George I. & Helen Z. Quimby Scholarship

Assists junior or senior anthropology majors with financial need.

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Endowed Dr. Nancy K. Mack & Katherine Klemit Mack Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This fund assists Elementary education students: First Priority, nontraditional students. Second priority, candidates pursuing a second bachelor's degree. Third priority, mathematics or science majors.

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Dr. Nancy K. Mack Scholarship

Assists undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a teachable major and minor in elementary education. Preference to math or science majors or non-traditional students.

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Endowed Dr. Roy and Patricia Olsson Jr. Health Professions Scholarship Endowment

Assist first-year graduate students in the College of Health Professions transition from undergraduate to graduate studies by providing financial assistance.

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Endowed Dr. Roy and Patricia Olsson Jr. Therapeutic Recreation Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students in the Therapeutic Recreation program with the cost of their GVSU education.

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Endowed Dr. Sara Kane-Smart Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Children's Advocacy Center

Scholarship given to pediatric students in honor of the Children’s Advocacy Center.

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Endowed Dr. Wayne & Paula Kinzie Counseling Staff Professional Development Endowment

To provide resources for ongoing professional development for clinical and clerical staff in the Counseling and Career Development Center.

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Dr. William F. Pickard Business Scholarship

This fund annually provides scholarships to students with an intent to pursue a degree in business.

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Endowed Drs. Esther and Enrico Sobong Scholarship

Assists returning students pursuing a Masters/Doctoral Degree or Registered Nurses (RN) returning to school to pursue a BSN.

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Endowed Duke Tanaka Jr. Anatomy Endowment

Benefits excellent students who have taken comparative or human anatomy and demonstrate financial need.

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Dusk To Dusk Exhibition Gift Fund

Supports the collaborative partnership between the GVSU Art Gallery and the De Pree Art Center and Gallery at Hope College.

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Endowed DV Alpha Scholarship Endowment

Benefits Kent County students with preference for Lee High School graduates with financial need.

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Endowed Economics Department Faculty Endowed Scholarship

Benefits Seidman College of Business Economics and Economics students who are juniors or seniors.

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Endowed Edith Blodgett Endowed Piano Scholarship

Assists freshman students studying music.

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Endowed Edward L. Tremba Scholarship Endowment

The Edward L. Tremba Scholarship Endowment is designated for a Geology/Earth Science Scholarship.

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Endowed Eitzen Voice Scholarship Endowment

Benefits deserving voice students.

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Elizabeth Platek '89 Communication Scholarship

This fund is to assist a student in the School of Communication with the cost of his/her Grand Valley education.

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EMC Center Gift Fund

Supports the electromagnetic work of the EMC Center at Grand Valley.

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Emerging Technology Fund

Supports the study of emerging technologies that will create the next generation of teaching and learning; including support of the Atomic Object Technology Showcase at the Mary Idema Pew Library.

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Endowed Empowering Haiti Through Education Endowment

Supports “rising stars” from Haitian high schools, who, without financial support, would not be able to pursue higher education in the United States to make a lasting difference in Haiti and at GVSU.

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Endowed Endowment for the Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Focuses on using research, scholarship, and creative activity as essential components of the university’s teaching methods.

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Engineer Senior Project Program

Support GVSU Engineering students by sponsoring a senior project.

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Endowed Engineering Co-op Endowment Fund

Proceeds from this fund will assist in underwriting the costs of developing and maintaining the relationships and infrastructure needed to support our co-op program.

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Engineering Co-op Program Fund

The co-op program is a partnership between Grand Valley and businesses around the world to provide a full year of paid intern work. Students gain valuable experience in this program.

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Engineering Formula SAE Gift Fund

Supports GVSU engineering students involved in GV Racing. The team designs and builds a racecar that will compete at Michigan International Speedway, against universities from around the world.

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Engineering Student Competition Fund

Supports a team of students from GVSU’s School of Engineering to compete with other schools across the country.

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Engineering Student Experience Support Fund

Supports enhancements to Engineering students' experience through student development, faculty development, and equipment support.

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Endowed Engineering/Computing & Information Systems Scholarship Endowment

Provides scholarships for engineering and computing students.

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English Department Special Programs Gift Fund

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Endowed English Faculty Endowed Scholarship for New Majors

Faculty is assisting and encouraging English majors with their GV education expenses

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English Faculty Scholarship for New Majors

Assists and encourages English majors with their GVSU education expenses.

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Endowed Enright Women & Gender Studies Endowment

Benefits students minoring in Women and Gender Studies. Established in honor of Jean Enright.

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Enright Women & Gender Studies Scholarship

Supports students studying Women and Gender Studies who actively participate in community or campus service.

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Environmental Coalition Fund

Helps to engage students at Grand Valley’s campus to be conscious citizens by promotion of environmental awareness.

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Environmental Education Outlook Fund

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Endowed Eric A. Andres Live, Laugh, Love, Learn Scholarship Endowment

Benefits nontraditional students working full-time. Preference will be given to students pursuing careers in Plant Cell Molecular Biology and other Biology majors.

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Endowed Eric Jon Gillette Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial support to students with financial need who are completing an undergraduate degree in computer science or information systems, continuing the memory of Eric Gillette.

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Endowed Eric Maino Community Technology Award Endowment

Rewards students pursuing careers in computing and information systems or those striving to integrate new technology in their chosen field.

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Endowed Esther R. Padnos Nursing Endowment

Supports deserving future nurses in the accelerated nursing program.

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Endowed Esther R. Stotz Nursing Scholarship Endowment

Provides assistance to incoming freshmen pursuing a nursing degree.

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Endowed Eugene and Lillian Pawl Scholarship Endowment

Benefits deserving pre-med or nursing students.

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Excel Business Scholarship

Assists finance and economics majors who excel academically and engage in community service and professional development.

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Excellence in Science and Math Education

Provides and coordinates leadership programs and services to achieve excellence for all in the teaching, learning, and application of mathematics and science.

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Experiential Learning Fund

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

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Facilities Improvement Fund

Maintains and enhances the physical facilities on the Allendale campus, providing services which indirectly or directly support students, faculty, staff and guests of the University.

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Fall Arts Celebration

Provides funds for the Celebration, which showcases world-class work by professional musicians, dancers, poets, writers, visual artists, and scholars collaborating with talented Grand Valley students.

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Fall Science Update

Help support a full day regional conference for K-16 science teachers, which features a plenary speaker who addresses current issues in science education and break-out sessions on teaching strategies, best practices, content updates, curriculum materials, and technology tools

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Family Owned Business Institute Fund

Supports programming, research, and publications.

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Farris/Lane Nicaragua Fund

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Federated Garden Club of MI Scholarship

Assists biology students who have an interest in gardening, botany and horticulture.

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Finance Department Advisory Board Scholarship

Supports students majoring in finance.

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Endowed Finance Department Faculty Endowed Scholarship

Assists finance majors with covering the cost of a college education.

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FIRST Robotics Competition

Supports a competition in which high school students design and build a robot in a real-world professional experience.

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Endowed Florence Cowan Ward Scholarship for Nursing

The Florence Cowan Ward Scholarship for Nursing benefits nursing students.

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Florida Events

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Folds of Honor - GVSU Fund

Provides scholarships to the children and spouses of those killed or disabled while in service to our nation.

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Endowed Football Alumni Endowment Fund

The Football Alumni Endowment provides special enhancement for the operation of the football program.

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Football Special Projects Fund

Provides for fundraising activities for the football program.

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Four P's of Marketing Scholarship

This fund assists SCB Marketing Majors who demonstrate a desire to succeed in their marketing career.

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Endowed Frances Anne Kelleher Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund

This fund is for History or Social Studies students studying abroad.

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Endowed Fraternity & Sorority Laker Leaders Endowed Scholarship

This fund rewards students with exceptional leadership on campus.

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Endowed Fred A. Bell Business Scholarship Endowment

Awarded to Seidman College of Business students to participate in study abroad programs.

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Endowed Frederick A. Chapman Endowed Memorial Public Relations Scholarship

This fund assists students in Public Relations who are committed to community service.

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Endowed Frederick S. Singer Memorial Veterans Endowed Scholarship

Assists US Military veterans with the cost of a GVSU degree.

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Endowed Frederik Meijer Honors College Service-Learning Endowment

This fund provides financial assistance for students and faculty involved in service-learning activities in the Frederik Meijer Honors College.

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French Club

Supports lectures, conversation hours, movie showings, and other activities sponsored by the French Club to promote the French language and Francophone culture in West Michigan.

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French Festival Fund

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Endowed Frey Foundation Chair

Provides resources for this endowed chair which is responsible for research, teachings and public service to support the development of the field of family philanthropy in the United States.

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Frisbee Club

Helps to support the GVSU Frisbee Club’s cost of equipment, transportation, and coaching needs.

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Endowed FTCH Engineering Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students pursuing degrees in electrical or mechanical engineering at Grand Valley.

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G3 Summer Camp

Support a three day overnight camp where grandparents and children, ages 8 - 12, share a campus living and learning experience through hands-on sessions with Grand Valley faculty.

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Gail & Scott Haebich Nursing Scholarship

Assists students to obtaining their goals in the field of nursing.

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General Art Collection Fund

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Endowed General Dynamics Land Systems Eng. Schol

Initiated by General Dynamics Land Systems, the scholarship supports qualified Grand Valley students pursuing a degree in engineering.

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Endowed Geology Development Endowment

Supplements the Geology departmental budget, and is not used for scholarships.

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Endowed Geology Student Field Camp Endowment

Supports students attending Geology Field Camp.

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Endowed George & Barbara Breur Memorial Scholarship Endowment

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Endowed George and Marianne Stein Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. Gunter Stein in memory of George and Marianne Stein. It provides support to students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math fields.

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Endowed Georgette "Tete" Zainea Memorial Pathway Endowed Scholarship

This fund is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal need-based aid and are ineligible for many of the government programs intended to defray the costs of tuition and fees.

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Gerald R. Ford Biography Project Fund

Fund dedicated to honoring President Gerald R. Ford by creating his biography.

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German Club

Supports lectures, conversation hours, movie showings, and other activities sponsored by the German Club to promote the German language and culture in West Michigan.

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Endowed Gierst & Egler Trust Endowment

Provides for talented students in music.

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Endowed Gilbert R. & Patricia K. Davis Endowed Merit English Scholarship

Assists deserving junior or senior level students majoring in English.

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Endowed Gilbert R. and Patricia K. Davis Endowed Theatre Scholarship

This fund assists theatre students at Grand Valley.

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Endowed Giles Accounting Scholarship Endowment

Assists deserving full-time graduate students in Accounting who show promise of making outstanding contributions.

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Endowed Gleaves Whitney Leadership Fellow Endowment

Honors Whitney's leadership at the Hauenstein Center, where he created more than 400 public programs, including four national conferences covered by C-SPAN and four internationally webcast debates.

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Endowed Global Programs Endowed Scholarship

This fund is to support students planning to study abroad or complete an internship abroad.

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Godwin Scholarship

Provides financial support and encouragement to graduates of Decatur High School in Michigan.

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Golf Team Room Addition Campaign

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Endowed Gordon Endowment for the Gordon Gallery

Provides funds for the upkeep of the Gordon Gallery.

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Endowed Graduate Teacher Certification Scholarship

Assists deserving full-time graduate teaching students pursuing teacher certification who have demonstrated financial need.

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Endowed Grand Forum Endowment

Funds the Scholarship for Continuing Education and provides financial assistance to persons whose college education was interrupted but wish to continue pursuing a degree at GVSU.

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Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival Fund

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Grand Valley Fund

Grand Valley’s largest source of unrestricted private gifts, the Fund supports the top priorities of any year in student financial assistance, educational opportunities or skill development.

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Grand Valley Pathway Scholarship

This fund assists students from middle income families that don't qualify for federal need-based aid and are ineligible for government programs.

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Endowed Grand Valley State University Endowment Fund

The unrestricted, undesignated endowment fund supports Grand Valley's strategic priorities. Principle gifts are held in perpetuity, while proceeds and earnings fund excellence in all areas.

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Grantmaking School Fund

Supports the Grantmaking School where staff, students, and community members can learn the techniques and ethics of grantmaking.

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Green Family First Generation College of Education Scholarship Fund

This fund assists students pursuing careers in education who are the first in their family to earn a four-year degree.

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Endowed Greg Cadaret Baseball Endowment

Supports the GVSU varsity baseball team.

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Endowed Gregg K. Dimkoff Endowed Finance Scholarship

Provides scholarship support to finance students.

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Endowed Greta & Arthur DeLong Perpetual Scholarship

Assist deserving psychology majors, with preference given to students with handicaps or interest in cognitive learning.

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Groundswell Education Program

Groundswell, an environmental education program, provides teacher training and professional development and grants for local schools.

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Endowed GV in DC Endowed Scholarship

This fund is to encourage students to attend the GV in DC program in partnership with The Washington Center.

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Endowed GV Lanthorn Merit Scholarship

Benefits student editors and managers.

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GV Muggle Quidditch Club

Supports the GVSU Quidditch Club team in their competition against other teams in the state and allows the team to attend various tournaments out of the state.

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Endowed GVSU Athletic Endowment

Enhances funding for the intercollegiate athletic program, specifically for travel, equipment, uniform and facilities expenses.

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GVSU Family Health Center

Provides compassionate and quality care to community members, including sick visits; primary and preventative care; student, women’s, LGBT, and sexual health; pediatrics; and more.

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Endowed GVSU Founders Endowed Scholarship Fund

Honors the original 300 founders of the university and helps to ensure their lasting legacy.

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GVSU Scholarship Fund

General fund dedicated to supporting students through scholarships.

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Endowed GVSU Symphony Orchestra Endowed Scholarship

Encourages non-music majors who played in Grand Rapids Youth Symphony to join the GVSU Symphony Orchestra to continue to develop their musical talents and perform while in college.

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GVSU Volunteer Fund

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GVSU Web Team Scholarship

Rewards students in any major who demonstrate exceptional web design skills.

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Endowed GVU Foundation Community Leadership Scholarship

Benefits students who major in any field, with a preference for those who major in business or public and nonprofit administration.

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Endowed H. Bart Merkle CSAL Endowment Fund

To fund professional development for graduate assistance in the College Student Affairs Leadership program both on and off campus.

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Endowed H. James Williams Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists graduate students in accounting.

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Hauenstein Center Annual Program

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Endowed Hauenstein Presidential Studies Endowment

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Head for Henley Fund

Supports the rowing team at Grand Valley and the Henley Royal Regatta, which is one of the oldest and most well-known rowing regattas in the world.

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Health Professions Special Projects

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Health Standardized Model Patient Program Expansion Fund

Supports the expansion of the Standard Patient Program; students learn from contact with a healthy person trained to portray the personal, physical, and emotional characteristics of an actual patient.

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Endowed Henry H. and Juanita Dungey Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Henry W. Dungey '00

This fund assists seniors from Kent County with characteristics of leadership, scholarship and community as well as a commitment to empowering and cultivating young minority leaders of the future.

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Endowed Herta Oswalt WGVU Culinary Television Program Endowment

Supports WGVU Culinary TV programs.

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Endowed Hilary F. Snell Endowed Leadership Fellow

This fund is to establish an endowment in the Hauenstein Center's Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy to annually name exceptional CLA fellow(s) as a Hilary F. Snell Endowed Leadership Fellow.

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Hilda E. Bretzlaff Foundation Scholarship

Recognizes Peter C. Cook Leadership fellows who excel in the classroom as well as in the community.

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Hillel - GVSU

Supports Hillel’s mission to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Together, we are building a new generation of Jewish leaders.

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Hockey Club

Supports the Hockey Club in their competition against other teams, equipment costs, and running fees.

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Holiday Helpers Gift Fund

Provides relief to children in hospitals by suppling kids with anything from necessities to toys. Works to help lower the overall cost of a child’s hospital stay.

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Endowed Holliday Willey Psychology Scholarship

Recognizes psychology majors who have demonstrated a desire to study Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD).

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Endowed Honors Co-Curricular Support Gifts Fund

This fund helps subsidize costs for a variety of co-curricular activities that enrich learning in the Honors College.

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Endowed Honors Program Enrichment Fund

The Honors Program Enrichment Fund underwrites the costs of field trips and other special educational experiences for honors program students.

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Endowed Hosford Family Excellence in Academics & Athletics Endowed Scholarship Fund

This fund benefits young adults from Rockford, MI, who excelled in academics and athletics, who now attend GVSU.

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Hosford Family Fund Raising

Helps to provide funds to the Hosford Family Scholarship, which honors Jamie Hosford, a twelve-time Laker letter winner.

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Endowed Hospitality and Tourism Management Endowment

Provides faculty development support for the Hospitality and Tourism Management department of GVSU, as well as supporting HTM student internships and other hands on experiences in the field.

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Endowed Howard & Rose Stein Biology Scholarship Endowment

Benefits deserving students majoring in biology, natural resources management, or cell and molecular biology.

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Hugo Salazar Memorial Scholarship

Students who receive the Hugo Salazar Memorial Scholarship will help promote cultural understanding among Spanish speaking populations and study abroad.

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Human Performance Lab

Dedicated to undergraduate instruction and student scholarship. Helps to equip the lab with technology essential for today’s Exercise Science professional.

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Hyatt Place Grand Rapids South Scholarship

Recognizes Grand Valley’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program for preparing quality professionals pursing careers in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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ICA Softball Special Projects

Provides funds for the ICA Softball team’s projects and events.

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ICA Student Training Fund

Used for fundraising activities for the student athletic training program, this fund helps purchase uniforms for student trainers who travel with and care for student-athletes.

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ICA W. Golf Special Projects

Your support will provide a special teaching aid for the women’s and men’s golf programs.

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Initech Global Advancing Technology Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage graduates of public high schools who are pursuing higher education in Information Technology fields with goals to promote diversity in the field.

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Initech Global Technology Scholarship

This fund assists graduates of Forest Hills Public Schools pursuing higher education in information technology fields.

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Endowed Innovation Connection Endowment Fund

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Interdisciplinary Studies General Fund

Support the students and programs of Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies.

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International Artwork Fund

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Endowed Interprofessional Education Initiative

Helps fund interprofessional initiatives and programs.

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Investment Portfolio Org. Activities

Provides support for events and activities sponsored by the undergraduate student finance organization, the IPO.

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IPO Student Investment Fund

Supports IPO Student Organization programming, activities, and scholarships.

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Endowed Ira Brad Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to students who have participated in TRIO/Upward Bound programs.

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Irwin Athletic Fund

Benefits all athletic department programs.

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Irwin Athletic Project Fund

Provides for fundraising activities for all athletic programs.

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Endowed J. Patrick Sandro Education Scholarship

Benefits students in the College of Education with a passion for children and education, a potential for leadership, an interest in reform, and a history of personal integrity.

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Endowed J.C. Huizenga Business Scholarship

Benefits undergraduate junior and senior students in the Seidman College of Business.

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Endowed Jack J. Korff Seidman College of Business Finance Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial assistance to College of Business finance majors who demonstrate financial need.

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Endowed Jackson Research Vessel Endowment Fund

Provides support for the WG Jackson, a boat used at the Annis Water Resources Institute.

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Endowed Jacob C. Mol Family Athletic Scholarship

Benefits deserving members of the varsity basketball team.

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Jad Abou-Maarouf '05, '08 and Selene Lacayo '06 Scholarship

This fund assists an undergraduate international student in the Seidman College of Business.

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Endowed James D. Bachmeier Endowed Scholarship

This fund helps to meet student priorities identified by the Enrollment Development Division.

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Jazz Ensemble GVSU Fund

Support the multiple Jazz Ensembles of the Department of Music and Dance at Grand Valley.

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Endowed Jean E. Martin Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarship Endowment

Assists students pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree who are interested in child and adolescent health issues.

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Endowed Jeanne J. Arnold First Generation Urban Schools Endowed Scholarship

Benefits students who are the first in their family to attend college, who are also graduates of selected urban high schools in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana.

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Jennifer Youssef Journalism Scholarship

Benefits students who write for the Grand Valley Lanthorn and who are pursuing a career in print or broadcast journalism. Established in 2002 by Jennifer Youssef.

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Jim '83 & Diane '82, '93 Meerman Coopersville Scholarship

This fund is to reduce financial pressures on students and their families from Coopersville High School.

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Endowed Joan A. Panopoulos Endowed Scholarship

Benefits graduates of Grand Rapids Public Schools who have participated in TRIO/Upward Bound programs.

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Endowed Joan Boand Athletic Scholarship

Benefits deserving male and female student athletes.

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Endowed Joe E. Reid Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Benefits students admitted to the special education tracks in the undergrad or graduate levels.

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Endowed Joel J. Orosz Endowed Fellowship in Philanthropy

Provides fellowships to students of any major seeking to research philanthropy as it relates to their academic discipline to become more informed and/or pursue a career in the field of grant making.

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Endowed John Allegrina Nontraditional Student Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Assist nontraditional students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as they face their own challenges of finishing a degree.

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Endowed John and Barbara Gracki Football Degree Completion Scholarship

Assists undergraduate students who have exhausted their athletic eligibility to complete their degree.

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Endowed John Batchelder Political Science Endowment

Benefits deserving students majoring in political science. Established by the family of John T. Batchelder in his memory and to honor his service as a professor at Grand Valley.

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Endowed John D. Wardrop Leadership Fellow Endowment for the Hauenstein Center

Supports undergraduate and graduate leadership studies at the Hauenstein Center.

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Endowed John J. & Marjorie E. Shepard Communications Scholarship Endowment

Benefits students pursuing careers in broadcasting.

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Endowed John R. DeYoung Leadership Fellow Endowment

Provides a Fellow access to the Hauenstein Center's seminars, events and trips, mentorship program, and alumni network. The Fellow will also receive apparel and leadership books and manuals.

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Endowed John Salski Memorial Fund

Provides for students in the biology department.

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Endowed John W. and Virginia M. Reifel Economics Scholarship Endowment

Established to assist exceptional students pursuing a career in economics with completion of an undergraduate degree.

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Johnson Center Nonprofit Conference Fund

Provides workshops, trainings, and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations and individuals.

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Johnson Ctr Research & Evaluation Proj.

Provides community research and evaluation services to foundations, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and other interested parties.

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Endowed Johnson Leadership Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial support for students interested in traveling abroad to advance their leadership skills in any career or area of interest.

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Endowed Johnson Philanthropy Operations Endowment

Provides for administration, graduate assistantships, research, lectures and dissemination of educational material about philanthropy and nonprofit work for the Dorothy A. Johnson Center.

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Jon Hofstra Scholarship Fund

Honors Jon Hofstra, a geology major in 1992, who was an essential part of Grand Valley’s small community.

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Endowed Jonathan & Marcia White Honors College Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for honors students who are particularly interested in pursuing a career in some aspect of National Security or Public Service.

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Endowed Joseph E. Appelt P.E. Engineering Scholarship

Benefits freshmen entering the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing who demonstrate an interest in environmental issues.

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Endowed Joseph Spruit Engineering Endowment

Provides assistance to engineering students with demonstrated financial need.

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Endowed Joseph Stevens Freedom Endowment

Funds the Joseph Stevens lecture series, which brings lecturers on human rights and freedom to GVSU.

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Endowed Joyce F. Hecht Distinguished Scholarship in Philanthropy

Benefits full-time or part-time students of any major who intend to pursue careers in philanthropy or the nonprofit sector with preference given to graduate students.

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Endowed Judy Pratt Non-traditional Nursing Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to students who have earned a previous BS/BA degree and desire to complete a BSN degree.

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Juried Student Exhibition Fund

Helps to fund the Annual Juried Student Exhibition where a select group of art and design students will showcase their talents and works.

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Endowed Jurries Family Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial assistance to qualified candidates who are working toward either a business or a writing degree.

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Endowed Justice and Society Endowed Scholarship

Recognizes and rewards students who have demonstrated academic potential to excel in their Criminal Justice studies at GVSU.

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Endowed Kathleen Underwood Endowed S3 Fellowship

This fund assists students who participate in the Student Summer Scholars (S3) Program and who are conducting research in issues of social inequality in women and gender studies and/or history.

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Kathleen Vogelsang Seidman College of Business Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to business students who did not begin undergraduate education immediately following high school.

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Endowed Kathy A. Agard Endowed Fellowship in Community Philanthropy

Provides fellowships to students interested in studying community philanthropy including individual giving, community foundations, giving circles, nonprofit organizations and public foundations.

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Endowed Kaufman Family Endowed Scholarship Honoring L. William Seidman

This fund supports SCB Juniors and Seniors involved in the Business Ethics Center.

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Endowed Kaufman Interfaith Institute Endowment

This fund is committed to facilitating mutual respect and greater interfaith understanding in West Michigan and beyond, particularly through educational opportunities in the community and on campus.

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Kaufman Interfaith Institute Program Fund

This fund is dedicated to the Kaufman Institute's annual conferences that explore ideas on a community-wide scale and in interfaith contexts, including the triannual Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue.

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Endowed Ken Venderbush Endowment

Funds the Venderbush Student Leadership Award.

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Endowed Kendal J. DenBleyker Endowed Scholarship

Assists students in Criminal Justice with preference to residents of Kent, Ottawa, Allegan and Muskegon counties, nontraditional students and those who work and commute to campus.

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Endowed Kenneth and Irene Fridsma Endowed Special Education Scholarship

This fund assists students pursuing careers in special education.

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Endowed Kipp & Erin Chillag Endowed Scholarship

This endowed scholarship assists a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Nurse Practitioner track.

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Endowed Kirkhof College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Scholarship

For undergraduate senior-level nursing students who demonstrate financial need.

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Endowed Kirkhof College of Nursing Endowment

The Kirkhof College of Nursing Endowment supports programs for nursing students.

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Endowed Knauf Family Endowed Pathway Scholarship

Helps to widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families, who do not qualify for federal need-based aid and are ineligible for many government programs.

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Endowed Koeze Business Ethics Initiative at the Seidman College of Business Endow

To support business ethics programming and resources specific to family-held businesses in society at large and West Michigan in particular.

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Koeze Support-Business Ethics Fund

To support business ethics programming and resources specific to family-held businesses in society at large and West Michigan in particular.

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Koning Family Health Sciences Scholarship

This fund is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal need-based aid and are ineligible for many of the government programs intended to help defray the costs of tuition and fees.

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Endowed Kruizenga Interfaith Ambassador Endowment Fund

This fund supports the Kruizenga Interfaith Ambassadors at Hope College, as well as the Interfaith Ambassador program in the Kaufman Interfaith Institute at Grand Valley State University.

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Kulesza Family Healthcare Pathway Scholarship

This fund is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal need-based aid.

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Endowed Kurt F. Kimball Scholarship Endowment

Provides support for graduate students in the School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration pursuing careers in local government.

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Endowed Kutsche Office of Local History Endowment

Supports the Office of Local History and its public history programs for students, faculty and practitioners in the communities Grand Valley State University serves.

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Kutsche Office of Local History Fund

The Kutsche Office of Local History supports local history and cultural heritage institutions, organizations, and practitioners in West Michigan through expertise, networking, and collaborative projects.

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Kutsche Special Projects Fund

Supports events at the Kutsche Office, which is home to the Local History Roundtable and multiple projects designed to support local groups and people to preserve, protect, and retain their histories.

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L. William Seidman Center

Support for the construction of the Seidman Center.

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Endowed L.V. Eberhard Scholarship Endowment

Assists academically distinguished entering freshmen majoring in business.

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Lacks Enterprises Scholarship

Supports students pursuing a career in Engineering, Business, or an environmental-related industry. Established by Lacks Industries.

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Lacrosse Project Fund

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Endowed Lake Michigan Writing Project

Provides long-term support for the Lake Michigan Writing Project at GVSU.

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Lake Michigan Writing Project Program Fund

Supports the National Writing Project programs that enrich teachers by inviting them to grow as creative writers, as writing coaches, as teacher researchers, and as teachers of other teachers.

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Endowed Laker Athletic Bands Endowment Fund

This fund assists with fees/expenses and provide sustainability for the athletic bands.

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Laker Baseball Alumni Leadership Award

Provides a scholarship award to a member of the GVSU Varsity Baseball team who has taken on leadership responsibilities on or off the field.

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Laker Dance Team

Supports the Laker Dance Team which performs at all home football and basketball games and makes special university and community appearances.

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Endowed Laker Discovery Endowment Fund

This fund has been developed to springboard commercial translation of discoveries and inventions of GVSU faculty, staff and students.

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Laker Effect Fund

Supports the priorities of the Laker Effect campaign.

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Laker Family Fund

Laker Family Fund increases accesses to student services that enhance the Grand Valley experience and help students get started, stay, and succeed.

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Laker Turf Building

Helps the Turf building to provide more recreational opportunities to the GVSU student population.

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Larita "Rita" Stephanak Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This fund assists a senior level undergraduate nursing student with financial need.

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Latin American Studies Program

Supports the scholarly and professional development of students minoring in Latin American Studies. Students may apply for mini-grants for individual interests.

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Endowed Laura Sakoski Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial support for students who have been diagnosed with cancer.

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Leadership Development Fund

Provides opportunities for enhanced and expanded student leadership opportunities.

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Leadership Summit Fund

Supports the student run leadership conference and campus tradition entering its 20th year. Leadership Summit has something to offer students at every level of leadership!

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Learning Skills Development Fund

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Endowed Les & Jackie (Ott) Stiner Fellowship In Scientific Skeptical Reasoning and Logic

Provides financial assistance/mentoring to Student Summer Scholars (S3 Program). Until 12/31/17, gifts are matched by Les and Jackie Stiner $3 to $1, and those from new GVSU donors matched $4 to $1!

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Endowed Les and Jackie (Ott) Stiner Fellowship in Historical and Humanistic Studies

This fund provides financial support and mentoring for selected students in Student Summer Scholars (S3) Program

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Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Alumni Chapter Engagement Fund

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Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center Library Fund

Used to build the library collection of books and DVDs in the LGBT Resource Center, which are available for students, faculty and staff to borrow.

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Endowed Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Scholarship Endowment

Established to benefit LGBT students and students who demonstrate a positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issues.

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LGBT Action Fund

This fund provides direct support of LGBT Resource Center programs and services.

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Library Gifts and Donations Fund

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Endowed Logie Fellowship Endowment

Underwrites internships in the Grand Rapids city government.

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Lois Searles Hospitality and Tourism Award Scholarship

This fund assists students who are pursuing an unpaid internship to gain experience in the hospitality and tourism industries.

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Louis Padnos Trust

Assists dependents of Padnos employees.

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Endowed Loutit Foundation Endowment

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Endowed LT James W. Parmelee Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Supports students in the College of Engineering and Computing whose academic success reflects dedication and perseverance.

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Endowed Lt. William Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Benefits students who serve in any branch of the U. S. armed forces, active or reserve, and for any who are honorably discharged veterans.

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Lubbers Football Stadium Renovation Fund

Ensures that the Lubbers Stadium gets the latest updates in order to accommodate all of the students, faculty, staff, and community members who support our team.

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Endowed Lupe Ramos-Montigny "SI SE PUEDE" Legacy Endowed Scholarship

This fund was established October 2015 by the Committee to Honor César E. Chávez to honor the leadership of Lupe Ramos-Montigny and her many years of service to the Hispanic/Latino community.

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Endowed Lynn McNamara Blue '86 Endowed Scholarship

Encourages promising students to continue their studies at GVSU and to utilize the many services, such as advising and tutoring, provided to ensure student success.

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Endowed Lynne Kraemer Memorial Endowment

Benefits deserving students enrolling in the nursing program.

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Malinoski Family Pre-Dental Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was created to encourage students who are planning to attend dental school after graduating from GVSU.

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Margaret "Peggy" W. Boyce Nontraditional Student Scholarship

This fund assists nontraditional students who work and have families.

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Endowed Margaret Proctor School of Communications Scholarship

Benefits deserving students in the School of Communications studying writing with an interest in fiction-writing.

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Endowed Margaret Ward Art Scholarship

Supports aspiring art educators who face financial challenges while pursuing their degrees.

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Endowed Margaret Ward Music Scholarship

Assists students with financial need who are pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree.

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Margin of Excellence in Performing Arts Fund

Provides support for the performing arts productions and education.

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Maria I. Perez Nursing Scholarship

This fund is for nursing students pursuing BSN degree who are dedicated to promoting academic, professional and personal growth for underrepresented groups in the nursing profession.

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Endowed Maribeth Wardrop Leaders in Philanthropy Scholarship Endowment

Supports a student seeking a Master’s Degree in Public and Non-Profit Administration with an emphasis in philanthropy. In honor of Maribeth Wardrop and her passion for philanthropy.

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Endowed Marilyn and Budge Sherwood Seidman College of Business Scholarship

This GVUF scholarship benefits nontraditional students pursuing an MBA degree.

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Endowed Mark & Elizabeth Murray International Travel Endowment

For students who wish to study outside the United States but without this fund, would not be able to afford to do so.

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Mark A. Warren Memorial Scholarship

Fund supports future junior and senior chemistry students complete their education.

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Marlene Kenneway Love of Dance Scholarship

Rewards a dance student who has shown growth and promise from the start of their time at GVSU. In memory of Rebecca Vogelsang.

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Endowed Marney (Houseman) MacAdam Endowed Voice Scholarship Fund

This fund rewards exceptional voice students.

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Endowed Marvin G. DeVries Endowed Scholarship

Assists students from West Michigan pursuing careers in Economics.

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Endowed Mary and Wilhelm Seeger Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial assistance to deserving foreign language majors.

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Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons

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Endowed Mary Jane Dockeray Endowment

Provides assistance to incoming freshman of good academic standing who are planning a career in science.

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Endowed MaryBeth Koeze Art Scholarship Endowment

Benefits students enrolled in Bachelor of Fine arts or Master of Fine Arts.

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Endowed MaryBeth Koeze Endowed Scholarship in memory of Dr. Thomas Henry Koeze

Assists students in the Student Summer Scholars (S3) Program.

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Endowed Mathematics Endowment Fund

Provides awards for upper-class mathematics majors.

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Endowed Mathias J. Alten Endowment

Preserves, protects and promotes the artwork and reputation of Mathias Alten in the Gordon Gallery.

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Matt and Kendra Gibson Accounting & Finance Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with a declared major in Accounting or Finance with the cost of their education.

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Endowed Mawby Fellowship in Philanthropic Studies

Supports the interest and research of a faculty member and two undergraduate students in philanthropic studies.

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May Group Realtors with Re/Max of Grand Rapids Scholarship

This fund assists students with interest in pursuing a career in real estate.

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Maytan Recording Fund

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Endowed McFadden International Child Welfare Endowment

Assists students who are pursuing a Master's Degree in social work and plan to work with children.

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Endowed Meijer Chair Entrepreneurship/Innovation

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Endowed Meijer First Generation Honors College Student Scholarship Endowment

Provides "full-ride" scholarships to Honors students who are the first in their immediate family to go to college.

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Endowed Meijer Lecture Series Endowment

Brings two outstanding lecturers a year to Grand Valley to speak about the connection between Liberal Education and Careers.

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Endowed Memorial Garden Endowment

Funds the Memorial Garden for memorial engravings. Available only to students, alumni, faculty/staff and their immediate families.

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Men & Women's Club Soccer Fund

Supports members of the club soccer teams and some of the team's running expenses.

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Men's Basketball Alumni Fund

An investment in the future of our student-athletes, the facilities and equipment they use, and the health of the sports program they participate in.

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Men's Basketball Fund

All contributions to the Men's Basketball Fund go directly to the operations of the men's basketball program.

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Men's Basketball Special Projects Fund

This fund is used for fundraising activities for the men's basketball program.

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Men's Club Soccer

Supports members of the men’s club soccer team and some of the team's running expenses.

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Men's Football Program

All contributions to the Men's Football Program go directly to the operations of the program.

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Men's Golf Fund

All contributions to the Men's Golf Fund go directly to the operations of the men's golf program.

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Men's Golf Project Fund

Provides for fundraising activities for the men's golf program.

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Men's Hockey Team

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the hockey club.

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Men's Lacrosse Team

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the lacrosse team.

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Men's Rugby Club

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the rugby club.

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Men's Volleyball Club Team Fund

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Men's Water Polo Team

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the water polo team.

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Endowed Mercantile Bank of Michigan Upward Bound (TRiO) Program Endowment

Assists students in the GVSU Upward Bound (TRiO) program.

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MI ACE Women's Network Fund

Michigan ACE Women’s Network is committed to identifying, developing the leadership of, advancing, and supporting the retention of women in higher education throughout the state.

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Mi-Light Photonics Scholarship Fund

This fund assists students who demonstrate an interest in photonics.

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Endowed Michael & Susan Jandernoa Scholarship Endowment

Supports future entrepreneurs involved in the Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Endowed Michael F. Young '90, '94 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Benefits students in the School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration at Grand Valley State University in memory of Michael Young.

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Michigan Cares for Tourism Fund

Michigan Cares for Tourism is a volunteer partnership between Michigan tourism organizations. Our goal is to breathe life into historic sites through volunteer clean-up projects throughout Michigan and raise funds to provide grants for tourism sites, and scholarships for tourism professionals and students that will help sustain Michigan's tourism industry for the future.

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Michigan Hometown Stories

Michigan Hometown Stories Restricted Funds

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Michigan Literacy Project Gifts

Provides rich and meaningful encounters with quality children’s literature that will encourage students' love of reading first. Supports CEO graduates as they begin their teaching careers.

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Endowed Mike Lints Track & Field Equipment Endow

Provides off-budget equipment to enhance GVSU's track and field program.

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Endowed Miller Mineral Collection Endowment

Supports and expands the mineral collection in the geology department.

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Endowed Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center Endowment

Supports the needs of the LGBT Resource Center.

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MLK Celebration Sponsorship Fund

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Endowed Modern Languages & Literatures Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship

Established to encourage and assist language students to study abroad and gain life experience in the language they are studying at Grand Valley.

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Moriah Muscaro '15 Feature Twirler Scholarship

This fund was set up to attract talented twirlers to the GVSU Marching Band.

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Move to the Beat Fund

Move to the Beat is a hip-hop dance crew that does a number of performances throughout the year including but not limited to Homecoming LipSync, Greek Week, and our Showcase.

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Movement Science Events

Funds support events by the Department of Movement Science to promote healthy living across the lifespan.

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Endowed Movement Science Student Excellence Endowed Scholarship

Benefits high achieving students in Movement Science and related programs.

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Endowed Mullendore Legal Studies Criminal Justice Endowment

Recognizes and rewards students with financial need majoring in legal studies or criminal justice with the intention of entering and contributing to the legal profession.

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Music Department Fund

Works to provide cultural enrichment to students in all departments and to serve the university community by providing appropriate musical support for all facets of academic life.

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Muskegon Lake Monitoring Fund

Support the studying and monitoring of Muskegon Lake in order to preserve the ecosystem.

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MWest Challenge Gifts

Through MWest, entrepreneurially minded students are able to develop and grow new ventures based on their own ideas.

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NAI Wisinski Scholarship Fund

Established by NAI Wisinski of West Michigan (NAIWWM), the purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and assist students pursuing careers in commercial real estate.

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Named and Endowed Faculty Positions

Provides support for faculty positions of highest priority across all academic programs and units.

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Endowed Nancy Baum Endowment in Dance

Supports masters classes and lectureships in dance.

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Endowed Nathan M. Hurwitz Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Assists Forest Hills Eastern graduates attending GVSU.

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National Student Advertising Competition

Supports the Nations Student Advertising Competition team in the cost of travel and supplies to the annual competition.

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National Summit for Family Philanthropy Fund

This fund supports bringing together family donors, national thought leaders, and other philanthropic professionals for a highly interactive, thematically focused, and solutions-driven dialogue.

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Native American Student Association

This group is dedicated to promoting American Indian cultural awareness across the GVSU campus and surrounding community as well as bringing attention to important Native American social issues.

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NCAA Football Championships

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Endowed Nedra J. Smith Otis Art and Design Faculty Scholarship

Rewards outstanding art and design students.

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Need-Based Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for students that are primarily based on financial need.

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New Music Fund

Supports activities by the New Music Ensemble and Free Play concert series, including guest artist performances and residencies, composer commissions, tours, recordings, and general operating expenses.

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Endowed Nichols Sustainability Scholarship

Established to encourage students to get involved with campus and community sustainability efforts and reward students who commit to environmental, social and fiscal responsibility.

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Endowed Niemeyer History Scholarship Endowment

Benefits deserving junior or senior history majors.

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Nordman Trust Scholarship

Benefits students from low-income families who have high academic standing with a preference to students from the Muskegon area.

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Endowed Norman and Helen Gibson Geology Field Study Scholarship

Benefits deserving students interested in geology or geoscience education related research.

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Endowed Norris, Perné & French Finance Pathway Endowed Scholarship

This fund helps to widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal, need-based aid and are ineligible for many of the government programs intended to help defray the costs of tuition and fees.

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Occupational Safety and Health Management Scholarship

This fund helps to develop leadership qualities in students pursuing studies in the fields of Occupational Safety and Health Management (OSH).

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Occupational Safety and Health Student Experience Support Fund

Supports enhancements to Occupational Safety and Health students' experience through student development, faculty development, and equipment support.

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Occupational Therapy Fund

Supports the Occupational Therapy program, giving quality education to the students in the program.

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Odie Weight Room Renovation Campaign

Fund helps in the renovation of the Odie Weight room, making sure that it’s up-to-date and continues to offer students space to excel.

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Office of Multicultural Affairs Program Fund

This fund is designed to assist the Office of Multicultural Affairs in developing programs.

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Opportunity Fund for Access and Affordability

Helps students access a Grand Valley education and make it more affordable through scholarships and financial aid.

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Organic Chemistry Research Project

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Orgulloso De Ser Proud to Be Scholarship Fund

This fund is to encourage incoming freshmen to make the most of their freshman year by utilizing resources and programs to prepare for college life and academic success.

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ORPC Editor Gift Fund

Supports the editing of ORPC in order to service as a resource for researchers, teachers, students, and anyone who is interested in the interrelationships between Psychology and Culture.

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Endowed Ott-Stiner Fellowship in Chemistry and Natural Sciences Endowment

Financially assists students who are focused in Chemistry and the Natural Sciences while providing mentoring for students in the GVSU Summer Scholars program.

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Our State of Generosity Project

Capturing Michigan’s philanthropic story through the development of an interactive web platform that includes interviews with leaders and workers in philanthropy.

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Endowed OURS Endowment

Provides student research and creative project grants to students who would not be able to actively engage in undergraduate research and scholarship without additional financial support.

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Endowed Owen F. Bieber Scholarship Endowment

Benefits a member, retiree, spouse, or child of a member of the UAW.

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Padnos Art Collection Gift Fund

In memory of Barbara Padnos, the Padnos Art Collection honors Stuart and Barbara’s generosity and commitment to the arts.

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Endowed Padnos Chair in Art and Design

Promotes the teaching of art at Grand Valley.

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Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Dean's Special Project Fund

Funds go to events, projects, and programs that encourage experiential learning and preparing students for careers in engineering and computing.

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Padnos International Center Special Events Fund

Supports event that engage the university community in meaningful international experiences which foster an appreciation and awareness of diverse cultures, people, and ideas.

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Endowed Padnos School of Engineering Endowment

Designated for academic purposes by the School of Engineering.

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Padnos/Sarosik Civil Discourse Fund

Promotes engagement with the concepts and tools of civil discourse with hopes to strengthen the commitment to informed, peace-based, and respectful dialogue across the campus community.

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Endowed Padnos/Sarosik Professorship of Civil Discourse

Prepare students to be leaders in promoting civil discourse in West Michigan.

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Pals Student Mentors Fund

Supports the Pals Student Mentors helps to provide at-risk youth with positive experiences.

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Pals Volunteer Fund

Helps to support the Pals Student Mentors’ volunteer program, so mentoring can take place in home, the community, and during group events.

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Endowed Pamella and Daniel G. DeVos Musical Theater Scholarship

Benefits music majors interested in musical theater.

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Endowed Paton Family Entrepreneur Scholarship Endowment

This fund assists students pursuing a major, minor, or certificate in Entrepreneurship or engaged in entrepreneurship clubs and programming at the Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

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Endowed Paton Family Entrepreneurial Fund

This fund supports student experiential learning by supporting students enrolled in the entrepreneurship major.

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Endowed Paul '81 and Pamela '80 Schweitzer Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students pursuing a career in education who are the first in their family to earn a four-year degree.

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Paul '87 & Sue Spindler Accounting Study Abroad Scholarship Fund

This fund assists Accounting degree students who will study abroad.

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Endowed Paul A. '72 & Janet M. (Nickless) '71 Royce Endowed PATHWAY Scholarship

This fund widens the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who don't qualify for federal need-based aid or government programs.

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Endowed Paul A. Huizenga Biology Education Scholarship

Benefits full-time juniors with a biology major seeking secondary teacher certification.

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Endowed Paul and Dianna Johnson STEM PATHWAY Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists full-time juniors or seniors with a declared major in any STEM program.

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Paul B. Henry Congressional Internship

Assists with expenses of political science students doing semester-long internships in Washington D.C.

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Endowed Paul Brian and Margaret Susan Brooks Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This fund supports students from Richmond High School in Macomb County, Michigan.

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Endowed Paul C. Miller Scholarship Endowment

Benefits graduates of Sparta High School with financial need.

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Endowed Paul Springer Crew Scholarship Endowment

Enables rowers to benefit from the work ethic and team work inherent in crew.

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Endowed Paul W. and Margaret E. Potter Scholarship

Benefits incoming freshmen who graduated from Grand Rapids Public Schools or East Detroit High School.

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Pawl Scholarship

Benefits deserving pre-med or nursing students.

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Endowed Peace and Justice Activist Scholarship

Assists any student actively pursuing a degree who can demonstrate by activity and essay, a devotion to peace, justice and community.

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Peregrine Falcon

Funds go to the support, protection, and awareness of the Peregrine Falcon population in Michigan and the upkeep of the nest installed on the top of the Eberhard Center.

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Endowed Peter P. & Patricia R. Renucci Medical Lab Sciences Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial assistance to students with financial need from the greater Grand Rapids area who are pursuing a career in Medical Lab Sciences.

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Endowed Peter P. Renucci Family Medical Lab Sciences Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial assistance to students from the greater Grand Rapids area with financial need who are pursuing a career in health professions.

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Endowed Philip P. and E. Joyce Versluis Supply Change Management Endowed Scholarship

Provides scholarship support to business majors.

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Philosophy Department Gifts Fund

Supports the Philosophy Department and their goal to encourage students to pursue work in their areas of interest.

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Endowed Physical Therapy Department Endowment

Enhances GVSU's Physical Therapy Department.

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Endowed Physical Therapy Urban Schools Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students from urban schools enrolled in Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

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Physicians Assistant Development Fund

Funds support our PA program to attract and retain the best and brightest students, give them the best preparation for the workforce, and continue our tradition of excellence.

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Piano Pedagogy

Enables undergraduate piano majors and area piano teachers to focus on the skills necessary for successful piano teaching.

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Endowed Pioneer Class of 1967 Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students with a "Pioneering Spirit" as exemplified by the Pioneer Class of 1967 at GVSU.

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Endowed Plant Service Personnel Descendants Scholarship Endowment

Provides financial assistance to qualified relatives of Maintenance/Grounds/Service (MGS) and Police Staff employees and retirees. The scholarship is available to pre and post graduates of GVSU.

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Endowed PNC Early Childhood Education Scholarship Endowment

Supports training early childhood educators to increase school readiness, social and emotional development.

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PNC Early Childhood Scholarship

Provides support for students pursuing Master’s Degree with endorsement in Early Childhood Education and demonstrate commitment to teaching in underserved or at risk school districts in West Michigan.

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Endowed Positive Black Women Scholarship Endowment

Assists students who demonstrate service to African American women and girls and/or demonstrate a personal commitment to African American women's issues.

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Endowed Price Heneveld Engineering Scholarship

Benefits deserving engineering students.

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Endowed Professional Support Staff (PSS) Scholarship Endowment

Available to students who are enrolled full-time, and who are children of Professional Support Staff (formerly COT Assoc) employees of 3 or more years.

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Endowed Professor Charles Knop Chemistry Scholarship Endowment

Provides an award for an outstanding chemistry major.

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Project Day Fund

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Project Jamaica Fund

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Psychology Department Lab Fund

Supports the Psychology Lab where students can study their practice in the science of mind and behavior.

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Endowed Public & Nonprofit Administration Endowment

Provides financial assistance to students in the school of public, nonprofit, and health administration.

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Public Relations Student Society of America Fund

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Endowed Quimby Memorial Anthropology Scholarship

Provides for the acquisition and maintenance of equipment in the anthropology lab.

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Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Fund

Supports students pursuing degrees in the Radiologic and Imaging Sciences.

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Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall

Provides funding for Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall in the university's health campus.

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Endowed Randy and Debra Price Endowed Scholarship

This fund is to encourage students from Harper Creek High School to pursue their dreams of creating or owning a business, assist them with the cost of their education, and encourage them to take advantage of the programming offered by the DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Seidman College of Business.

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Endowed Rauch Family Leadership Endowed Scholarship for Portage Schools

This scholarship is intended for young adults from Portage, Michigan who have begun to develop leadership skills through participation in athletics during high school years.

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Recovery Camp Fund

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Endowed Recreation Leadership Endowed Scholarship

This fund rewards dedicated student leaders involved in recreational sports, programs, services and activities.

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Endowed Redfield Financial Group Business & Baseball Endowed Scholarship

Provides assistance to a Laker Baseball Team member who is studying business.

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Regional Math and Science Center Scholarship Fund

This Fund supports the Regional Math and Science Center's student scholarships awarded to students or families in need who participate in K-12 programming at the Center. This could include admission to summer camps or sponsorship of transportation needs.

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Endowed Regional Math and Science Ctr Endowment

Supports community programs to encourage and educate K-12 students in science.

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Endowed Reister Family Scholarship

Priority to candidates from Ottawa and Kent Counties with preference to those who are descendants of families who settled in Chester, Allendale Charter and Sparta townships in the 1800s. And preference to descendants of George Jacob & Juliana Knodel Reister.

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Relevance Fund for Programs and Learning Environment

Supports university priorities for academic programs and centers, named and endowed faculty positions, and capital projects that enhance the learning environment.

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Replenish Student Food Pantry Fund

Supports the efforts of the Student Food Pantry run by the Women's Center. Available to all students at GVSU it provides free food, hunger education, and other resources.

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Residence Hall Assistance

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Endowed Rev. Darld and Joyce Black Doctor of Physical Therapy Scholarship

Provides assistance to students preparing for careers in physical therapy.

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Endowed Reverend Dennis & E. Jean (Lackey) McMurray Academic Achievement Endowment

Awarded annually, the scholarship assists and encourages graduates of Ottawa Hills High School in their pursuit of higher education.

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Rhem Archive for Kaufman Interfaith Institute

This funds the Rev. Richard Rhem archive at the GVSU Library. Rhem promoted interfaith understanding in his Spring Lake congregation starting in the 1980s, and has been a partner of efforts of since.

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Endowed Richard A. Winn Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association Endowed Scholarship

To assist students with the cost of their education, increase awareness of careers in hospitality and tourism management, and promote diversity in the field.

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Endowed Richard E. Veazey Graduate Academic Scholarship in Accounting

Provides full-tuition for an exceptional student to obtain a master of science in accounting or MBA with emphasis in accounting.

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Endowed Richard Flanders Scholarship Endowment

Benefits deserving students majoring in anthropology.

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Endowed Richard H. Lefebvre Geology Field Education Endowment

Supports the mission of the department to offer quality geology field trip experiences.

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Richard Wheeler Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will benefit dependents of first responders who have fallen while putting their lives on the line for our communities, families and friends.

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Endowed Rick K. Hamlin Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Assists students associated with the LGBT Resource Center.

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Endowed Robert and Edward DeVries Families Campus Ministry Fund

Assists GVSU students involved in Campus Ministry in emergency and crisis situations.

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Endowed Robert and Linda '89 Rynbrandt Endowed Sociology Scholarship

This fund assists Sociology majors during their junior or senior years.

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Robert B. Annis WRI Field Station

Supports the construction of a new field station which will directly impact the quantity and quality of the Water Resources Institute’s research.

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Endowed Robert Chamberlain Scholarship Endowment

Available to GVSU English majors with junior status who excel in writing and have an interest in theatre, art, or music.

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Endowed Robert H. and Barbara Wood Entrepreneur Endowed Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to students in the Seidman College of Business who demonstrate an interest and passion for entrepreneurship.

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Endowed Robert W. Fletcher Memorial Endowment

Offers aid to students who face a sudden financial emergency that would otherwise leave them unable to continue their education.

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Endowed Rockford Construction Student Enterprise Endowment

This fund supports GVSU students who are selected as top finalists in the annual GVSU Business Plan Competition

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Endowed Rodney Mulder Social Work Scholarship Endowment

Assists social work students at the upper class or graduate levels.

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Roller Hockey Club

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the roller hockey club.

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Ron Ward Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide educational opportunities to students for study in the sciences, engineering, math, and/or health professions at Grand Valley State University.

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Endowed Ross Perry Science Scholarship Fund

Provides financial assistance to deserving students pursuing a bachelor's degree in any of the core sciences.

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Endowed Rowe S3 Fellowship

Student Summer Scholars program with research in Philosophy, Liberal Studies or Religious Studies.

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Rowing Club Food Donation Fund

Funds provide food for the students on the Grand Valley rowing club team during trips and competitions.

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Running Club

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Endowed Russel H. Kirkhof Fund

Benefits entering engineering freshmen.

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Endowed Ruth Chamberlain Global Issues Scholarship Endowment

Support for students with a research or career interest in earth changing phenomena and/or population change and identifying solutions to minimize resulting problems.

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Endowed Ruth M. Perry Doctor of Physical Therapy Scholarship

This fund assists students enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program.

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Endowed Ryan Short Memorial Scholarship Fund

Provides financial assistance to Masters of Social Work students pursuing a career in drug and alcohol rehabilitation and education.

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S3:Year of Light

Support a day of interactive, hands-on science fun and learning for K-12 students, teachers, parents, and community members provided by Grand Valley faculty, staff, and community partners.

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Sailing Club Fund

Gives GVSU students the opportunity to participate in Collegiate Sailing.

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Endowed Samuel L. Westerman Endowed Seidman PATHWAY Scholarship

Provides support for middle income families who do not qualify for federal or governmental aid.

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SCB Alumni Activities Sponsorships

Invitation for employers to sponsor an Alumni Association event and provide College of Business alumni with the opportunity to network with fellow alums and other successful business people.

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SCB ERP/SAP Development Gifts

This fund supports the activities of the Seidman College of Business SAP/ERP program, including the TERP Certification Academy.

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SCB Ethics Center Gift Fund

Accepts miscellaneous gifts to the Business Ethics Center for its operations and initiatives.

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SCB Finance Gifts

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SCB International Business Development Fund

This fund provides annual support for Seidman College of Business International Business students and programs in the areas of greatest need.

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Endowed SCB Management Department Endowment

Funds both student scholarships and faculty support needs.

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SCB Supply Chain Management Gifts Fund

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Endowed School of Accounting Faculty Endowed Scholarship

Established to benefit students in the Seidman College of Business School of Accounting.

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School of Communication Feature Film Project

Founded in 1995, the film project brings students, faculty, and industry professionals together on the production of a film.

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Endowed School of Communication Scholarship Endowment

Assists upper level communications students with financial need.

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School of Communications

The School of Communications Scholarship honors upper-level School of Communication students who have demonstrated promise in their chosen field of study.

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Endowed School of Communications Emerging Technologies Endowment

Supports the study of emerging technologies that will create the next generation of teaching and learning; including support of the Atomic Object Technology Showcase at the Mary Idema Pew Library.

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Endowed School of Engineering Endowment

The School of Engineering Endowment enhances the school of engineering.

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Schroeder Research Project Fund

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Science Education Support Fund

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Endowed Science Equipment Endowment

Provides equipment for Grand Valley science instruction and labs.

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Science Olympiad

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Science/Religion Curriculum Fund

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SCJ Student Assistance Fund

Supports students pursing a SCJ degree at the university to ensure that they are prepared for the workforce upon their graduation.

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Scott A. Flahive Police Academy Scholarships

Created to assist an undergraduate student enrolled in the GVSU Police Academy.

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Endowed Scott Dykstra - Oliver Products Scholarship

Assists full-time pre-engineering or declared engineering students.

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Endowed Sebastian Chair in Engineering

Supports internship or cooperative education in business and engineering.

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Seidman College of Business & Community Engagement

Encourages and provides opportunities for College of Business students to engage in their community.

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Seidman College of Business Accounting Development Fund

Supports faculty development.

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Seidman College of Business Accounting Scholarship

The Accounting Alumni Scholarship assists accounting majors with high GPA and ACT scores.

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Endowed Seidman College of Business Commercial Real Estate Scholarship Endowment

Benefits economics and finance majors pursuing a career in commercial real estate investment.

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Seidman College of Business Dean's Special Projects/Gifts

Supports the highest academic priorities of Seidman.

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Seidman College of Business Economics Special Projects & Gifts

Supports faculty scholarship, professional development, and seminar series.

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Endowed Seidman College of Business Endowment

Supports student professional development activities.

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Endowed Seidman College of Business Finance Department Endowment

Provides additional support for the scholarly activities of the Finance department faculty.

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Seidman College of Business Management Projects & Gifts

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Seidman College of Business Marketing Development Fund

Supports faculty research and student development.

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Endowed Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment

Awarded to Seidman College of Business students to participate in study abroad programs.

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Seidman ERP Certificate Program

One of the world’s leading programs where students gain an understanding of integrated, cross-functional business process experience using enterprise software SAP®.

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Seidman ERP/SAP TERP 10 Academy Fund

Two-week academy offered to business and non-business students. Will receive an understanding of business processes adopted by companies around the world.

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Seidman Student Experiential Learning Fund

Provides support for co-curricular activities for all Seidman business students. Examples include mentoring/coaching, leadership seminars/conferences, and speaker series.

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Endowed Seidman Student Managed Portfolio Endowment Fund

In a curriculum-based course, senior finance students will conduct research, prepare and present reports while managing a live financial portfolio.

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Endowed Seidman Taxation Endowment

Supports faculty development in taxation.

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Endowed Sellers-Walker Lecture Series

Provides funding for a lecture series featuring national speakers in public, nonprofit and health administration.

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Senior Citizens Club

Supports a group of students who come together to show our love of people of all ages! We visit local retirement homes twice a month and hold two dances a year for senior citizens in the community!

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Endowed Seymour & Esther Padnos Engineering Scholarship

Assists engineering majors of high academic standing with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues.

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Seymour & Esther Padnos School of Engineering and Computing Expansion Fund

Provides support for the expansion of facilities for the Engineering program.

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Shakespeare Dress Circle Fund

Provides training to aspiring theatre students, as well as to deserving undergraduate student designers, actors, directors, scholars, and technical managers.

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Shakespeare Festival Alumni Scholarship

Works hand-in-hand with the Grand Valley School of Communications theatre major to financially assist students who demonstrate outstanding commitment to dramatic art.

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sHaPe Summer Camp

A one-week day camp intro to the health professions for boys and girls currently in 7th and 8th grades. Students participate in activities that provide hands-on exposure to health professions.

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Endowed Shawn D. Wiersma Criminal Justice Memorial Endowment

Benefits a senior student in the school of criminal justice who plans to enter the police or legal professions.

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Endowed Shelby Fazio '13 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

This fund assists students interested in wildlife ecology, conservation or animal behavior with costs of studying abroad or scholarship that will enhance their educational experience at GV.

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Endowed Shelia Williams Student Leadership Fund

Enhances leadership and volunteerism activities for students on campus.

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Shooting Club Team Fund

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Endowed Small Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

This fund assists Grand Valley students working their way through college.

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Soccer Projects Fund

Provides for fundraising activities for the soccer program.

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Endowed Social Work Faculty Development Endow

Assists with Social Work faculty research and conferences.

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Endowed Social Work Scholarships Endowment

Provides financial assistance to a student who has excelled in his/her coursework and has demonstrated financial need.

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Softball Alumni Chapter Fund

An investment in the future of our student-athletes, the facilities and equipment they use, and the health of the sports program they participate in.

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solaRescue Fund

The primary mission of this fund is to use technology to serve the global community through a team of students, alumni, staff, and faculty at Grand Valley.

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Endowed Solina and Steven Kramer Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship benefits Physical Therapy students.

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Endowed Somers-DeMaria Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by John DeMaria, member of the GVSU Seidman College of Business Dean's Advisory Board since 1992, and Judy Somers-DeMaria.

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Endowed Spectrum Industries Inc. Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists students with up to 2 years of their education at Grand Valley.

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Endowed Statistics Endowment Fund

Provides support to benefit upper-class statistics majors.

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Steele and Mary Taylor Pathway to Education Scholarship

Gives assistance to qualified students from Grand Rapids Public Schools who have participated in the TRIO/Upward Bound programs.

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Endowed Stephanie Urbanawiz Physician Assistant Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship in memory of PA student Stephanie Urbanawiz used to benefit Grand Valley’s Physician Assistant students.

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STEPS Camp

STEPS (Science, Technology, and Engineering Preview) Camp engages 7th grade girls in a week long program that centers on flight as a topic and encourages science, technology, and engineering.

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Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Clinical Placement Scholarship

This fund assists students at clinical placement sites outside of urban areas in Western and Northern Michigan pursuing degrees in RN to BSN, DNP, OT, DPT, and PA programs.

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Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship

This fund assists students with demonstrated financial need pursing degrees in the RN to BSN, DNP, OT, DPT, and PA programs.

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Endowed Steven E. Williams Memorial Pathways to Recovery Endowed Scholarship

Benefits students suffering from an addiction disorder.

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Storytime Summer Literacy Gifts

Supports an annual reading program that takes place each week during the summer. Children receive free books and ice cream and gather around to hear stories.

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Student Academic Success Program Fund

Coordinates student success services for undecided and pre-major students, transfer students, first generation college students, and student athletes.

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Student African/Amer. Brotherhood Club

Gives students who join the opportunity to explore other cultures and share their own heritage. Provides a range of activities, lectures, festivals that allow students to develop leadership skills.

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Student Emergency Fund

This fund supports physical therapy students who need assistance due an emergency and need funds in order to stay in the Physical Therapy program.

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Student Legacy Scholarship

Funded by current GVSU students, the scholarship benefits junior and senior level students who demonstrate leadership in community service through their on or off campus activities.

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Student Life Event

Student Life provides resources, programs, services, and organizations of every kind that help you become who you want to be during college.

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Student Support Fund

Support students who experience an unusual or extreme financial event that could keep them from completing the final requirements to obtain their degree.

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Student Support Services Fund

Enhances and expands student support programs.

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Endowed Student Sustainability Endowment Fund

Provides for student sustainable development internships on campus and in the community that focus on environmental, economic and social impacts.

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Student Textbook and Supplies Fund

Fund supports provision of textbooks, supplies and computer equipment for students in financial need.

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Students for Life

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Endowed Subar Family Model Coverall Endowment

Benefits Model Coverall Service employees and their descendants.

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Sullivan Scholarship Trust

This scholarship is available for incoming freshman from metropolitan Grand Rapids area who participated in athletics during their senior year of high school.

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Suse LaGory Thesis Research Fund

Supports the research of seasonal impacts on stream fish populations by Suse LaGory.

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Sustainability Leadership Gifts Fund

This fund was established for corporate donors, businesses, foundations, and other charitable organizations to contribute funds for ongoing sustainability programs and activities both on campus and the community.

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Sustainability Reinvestment Fund

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.

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Sustainable Agriculture Project

Funds are used to further develop the education and practice of sustainable food systems on a 1 acre plot in Allendale. Established in 2008 for faculty, staff, students, and the local community.

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Swimming Fund

Directly benefit the operations of the swimming program.

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Swimming/Diving Fund

All contributions to the Swimming/Diving Fund go directly to the operations of the swimming and diving program.

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Synchronized Skating Club

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Endowed T.J. Maciak Give Life Endowed Scholarship

Assist undergraduate students waiting for or have received a lifesaving transplant to allow them to continue education at GV.

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Endowed Tara E. Cleary Endowed Scholarship

Assist students who have overcome or are currently being treated for a life-threatening medical condition.

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Tau Beta Pi Honors Society Fund

Supports the engineering honor society which gives honors to junior and senior undergraduate engineering students who display exemplary character and academic achievement.

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Tax Executives Institute Scholarship

This scholarship was established for GVSU accounting students with an interest in tax.

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Tennis Fund

Contributions go directly to the operations of the tennis program.

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Endowed Teri Linn (Houghton) Marsh Endowed Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Provides support for junior, senior, graduate, or doctoral level nursing students.

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Endowed The Ilene I. Schooley Biomedical Sciences Scholarship

Assists deserving students majoring in biomedical and health sciences who demonstrate an interest in pursuing graduate work in health related research.

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The People Space Scholarship

Provides for students who are at least a GVSU sophomore and living off-campus within the Grand Rapids community.

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Therapeutic Recreation Support Fund

Supports specialized recreation and experiential activities or interventions that help maintain or improve health status, functional capacities, and the quality of life for persons with disabilities.

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Endowed Theresa M. McKee, MS OTR, Occupational Therapy Endowed Scholarship

This fund provides an one-year, non-renewable award to assist students in their first year in the Occupational Therapy program at Grand Valley State University.

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Theresa M. McKee, MS OTR, Occupational Therapy Scholarship

Benefits deserving students majoring in occupational therapy.

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Endowed Thomas A. & Cheryl L. '91,'98 Butcher Endowed Nontraditional Student Scholarship

This fund is a need-based scholarship for non-traditional students who have no parental support.

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Endowed Thomas and Joyce Wisner Engineering Scholarship Endowment

Benefits deserving students pursuing a career in engineering.

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Endowed Tim and Terry Selgo Student-Athlete Scholarship Endowment

This fund assists student athletes who have exhausted their athletic eligibility.

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Tim Strickler Pre-Medical Scholarship

Supports pre-medical students.

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Endowed Todd Jager Memorial Graduate Athletic Training Student Award Endowment

Benefits graduate students pursuing a career in athletic training for college athletics.

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Endowed Tom and Marcia Haas & Family Laker Marching Band Scholarship Endowment

Provides assistance to students who are members of the Laker Marching Band and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate Junior or Senior at GVSU.

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Endowed Tom and Marcia Haas Power of 10 Endowed Scholarship

This fund is for all GVSU students through an annual essay competition.

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Tony Pfennig Baseball Commitment Award

Supports baseball players who are committed to success both on and off the field.

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Endowed TowerPinkster Endowed Engineering Scholarship

This fund assists engineering students pursuing careers in the building industry.

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Track & Field and Cross Country Fund

All contributions go directly to the operations of the track and field and cross country programs.

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Trans-Matic Engineering Scholarship

This fund assists students with an interest in engineering.

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Tutoring Gifts Fund

Supports the tutoring program at Grand Valley so that students can succeed academically at the university.

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UBB to GVSU Student Scholarship

Supports students interested in studying at Babes-Bolyai University in Romania.

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UBB To GVSU Student Scholarship Fund

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UFCW Local 951 Scholarship

Benefits full-time or half-time students in good standing who are members, or children of members, of the UFCW union for at least 1 year.

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University Art Collection & Events Fund

Supports the university’s art galleries and events to encourage appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society.

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Endowed University Library Endowment

Provides discretionary funds for the library.

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Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Supports the international Honor Society for the Computing and Information disciplines.

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Endowed Valerie P. Eggert Distinguished Scholarship in Philanthropy Endowment

Provides scholarship support to graduate students who both aspire to study and promote philanthropy and engage in nonprofit agency fundraising.

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Vander Zwaag Business Scholarship

Provides assistance to undergraduate business degree-seeking students for their senior year of studies.

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Endowed VanderJagt Math/Athletic Endowment

Awarded to students who both major in mathematics and participate in intercollegiate athletics.

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Endowed VanderMey Endowment for WRI

Funds research and education at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute to protect and improve the water resources of the region.

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Endowed VanSteeland Campus Beautification Fund

Funds help to keep the Grand Valley campus healthy and eco-friendly. Named in honor of Ronald VanSteeland for his beautification efforts and idea for the Recycling Forest.

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Endowed Veterans History Project Endowment

Supports activities of conducting/archiving oral history interviews of US military veterans, development of documentaries and educational materials, and live presentations by US veterans.

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Vetter Family Marketing Scholarship

This fund assists undergraduate senior with a marketing major.

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Video Team Fund

Supports the Grand Valley Video Team, the resource on campus for producing videos and other promotional materials for internal departments and programs.

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Village at 48 West Freshman Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist and encourage graduates from public high schools in Michigan to attend Grand Valley State University.

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Visual and Communications Projects

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Endowed Volkhardt Family Scholarship

Provides assistance to future nurses and physical therapists who demonstrate financial need.

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Volleyball Fund

All contributions to the Volleyball Fund go directly to the operations of the volleyball program.

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Endowed W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair

This fund enhances the support of a distinguished expert or professor at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley.

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Endowed Waddell-Treanor Native Plant Endowment

Educates students about native Michigan plants and the importance of their preservation while educating the public about the role native plants can play in landscaping, conservation and remediation.

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Walsh VIP Scholarship Fund

This fund assists students from Metropolitan Detroit Area who are first in their family to earn a four-year degree.

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Endowed Walton B. Koch Memorial Scholarship

Benefits deserving students completing a B.S. or B.A. in Anthropology or related area.

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Endowed Ward Symphony and Art Endowment

Provides ongoing support for the presentation of symphonies and arts programming on WGVU-TV.

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Endowed Warren Reynolds Endowment Fund

Supports students who aspire to work in the broadcast arts.

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Water Level Nutrient Effect Research Fund

Supports the research on the Upper Great Lakes Water Level Study. The study will help inform decision-making regarding the regulation of water levels in the upper Great Lakes.

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Wayland Street Films Scholarship for the Arts in Memory of BrownHill

This fund assists graduates from Michigan urban schools who demonstrate an interest in the arts or communications.

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Wege

Energy efficient lighting for the studio

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Endowed Weldon Memorial Chemistry Endowment

Supports the chemistry department's needs.

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Wesley Fellowship at GVSU Fund

Wesley Fellowship is a campus ministry of the United Methodist Church which is open to all students and young adults. They are committed to being a place where all persons are welcomed, received, loved and accepted as they are or as they hope to become.

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Endowed Wesorick Center for Health Care Transformation

Supports the Wesorick Center, which provides scholarly leadership that unites interdisciplinary healers in the research and implementation work essential to transforming practice at the point of care.

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Wesorick Center Operations Fund

This fund ensures that the Wesorick Center’s mission to address the issues within our nation’s healthcare systems is possible at Grand Valley.

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West Michigan Academic Consortium Fund

Provides programming that leads to greater interfaith understanding and mutual acceptance.

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West Michigan Americorps Collaborative Fund

A network for local AmeriCorps members and alumni to socialize, find resources & support, and make a collective impact on the Grand Rapids community.

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West Michigan Career Fund

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West Michigan Investors Education Fund

A fund to manage the expenses and revenue for the West Michigan Investors Education Annual Summit.

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Endowed West Shore Aware Scholarship Endowment

Provides support to students who demonstrate a positive sensitivity and involvement in issues relative to the gay community and who promote visibility by service to the larger community.

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Endowed West Side Challenge Scholar Endowed Scholarship

This is an endowed fund which provides financial assistance to high school graduates of Union High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Endowed West Side Service Projects Endowment

Enables engineering faculty and students at Grand Valley to carry out projects that will benefit the neighborhood that borders the university’s Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

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Endowed Westerman Nursing Scholarship Endowment

Benefits full-time nursing students with demonstrated financial need who are in their junior or senior year.

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WGVU AM - Real Oldies

Supports WGVU’s Real Oldies station.

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Endowed WGVU Engineering Student Co-op Endowment

Partnership between Grand Valley and businesses around the world to provide a full year of paid intern work to engineering students.

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WGVU FM NPR

Provides funding for WGVU’s NPR station.

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Endowed WGVU LZ Michigan Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship was made available by WGVU to support Veterans and/or Veterans Dependents.

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Endowed WGVU Scholarship Endowment

Benefits students employed at WGVU.

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WGVU TV PBS

Provides funding for WGVU TV’s PBS channel.

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Endowed WGVU-AM Program Endowment

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Endowed WGVU-TV Program Endowment Fund

Supports WGVU TV programs.

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What Is Philanthropy Fund

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Endowed Whitney Young Outreach Engineering Scholarship

Provides an opportunity and a pathway for engineering students from challenging socioeconomic backgrounds to advance their education.

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Wildey Family Scholarship

This scholarship assists nursing students who have financial need.

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Endowed William C. Baum Endowment Fund

Alternately funds speakers in American law and piano recitals on the Allendale Campus.

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Endowed William G. Hegarty Scholarship Endowment

Benefits criminal justice students.

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Endowed William James Endowment

Provides for funds used by administration in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Endowed William Pickard Endowed Lecture Series

Funds a lecture series with speakers who are prominent minority business leaders and with lectures that center around business topics.

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Endowed William Schroeder Undergrad Endowed Fellowship in Chemistry

Assist students who participate in GV Student Summer Scholars program and interested in research in the field of Chemistry.

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Windstream Enterprise Resource Planning Academy Award

Encourages business students to obtain certification in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning software.

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Windstream Enterprise Resource Planning Scholarship

Encourages business students not majoring in Management Information Systems (MIS), to complete the ERP track courses offered at GVSU. Established by the Grand Rapids office of PAETEC, Inc.

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Windstream Technology Scholarship

Benefits students pursuing Masters degrees in Computer Information Systems.

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Endowed Wisner Doctor of Physical Therapy Scholarship

Benefits graduate students preparing to become physical therapists.

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Endowed Wolverine Worldwide Endowed Scholarship

This fund assists a student with the cost of a Grand Valley State University education.

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Women In Business Leadership Fund

Provides support for experiential and co-curricular activities related to leadership development of women business students. Examples include mentoring/coaching, leadership seminars/conferences, and speaker series.

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Women in Science and Engineering Fund

Supports the academic living and learning community designed for women majoring in science, mathematics, engineering, or computer science.

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Women's Basketball Alumni Fund

An investment in the future of our student-athletes, the facilities and equipment they use, and the health of the sports program they participate in.

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Women's Basketball Fund

All contributions to the Women's Basketball Fund go directly to the operations of the women's basketball program.

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Women's Basketball Project Fund

Provides for fundraising activities for the women's basketball program.

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Endowed Women's Center Endowment

Supports the Women's Center in providing programming on the topic of gender equality.

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Women's Center Fund Raiser

Supports the Women’s Center to raise awareness about issues that affect women and gender justice.

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Endowed Women's Center Non-Traditional Student Endowment

Provides financial assistance to part-time students and those re-entering college.

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Women's Golf Fund

All contributions to the Women's Golf Fund go directly to the operations of the women's golf program.

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Women's Hockey Team

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the hockey club.

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Women's Lacrosse Fund

All contributions to the Women's Lacrosse Fund go directly to the operations of the women's lacrosse program.

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Women's Rugby Club

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the rugby club.

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Women's Soccer Fund

All contributions to the Women's Soccer Fund go directly to the operations of the women's soccer program.

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Women's Softball Fund

All contributions to the Women's Softball Fund go directly to the operations of the women's softball program.

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Women's Volleyball Fund

All contributions to the Women's Volleyball Fund go directly to the operations of the women's volleyball program.

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Women's Water Polo Team

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the water polo team.

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Womens Center Production

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Endowed Woods Athletic Training Scholarship Endowment

Assists students pursing athletic training as a career.

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Wounded Warriors Traumatic Brain Injury Project Fund

The Wounded Warriors project helps to provide Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with traumatic brain injuries with free, comprehensive rehabilitation in Grand Rapids.

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Wrestling Club

Supports the equipment costs, transportation, and coaching needs of the wrestling club.

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Endowed Wrestling Endowment

Supports the GVSU wrestling club.

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Endowed WRI Equipment Endowment

Used for equipment purchases at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute.

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Endowed Writing Majors Scholarship Endowment

Benefits students who are successful academically, who are strong writers, and demonstrate financial need.

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Endowed Zukaitis Athletic Scholarship Endowment

Assists members of any Grand Valley intercollegiate athletic team with financial need.

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Endowed Zukaitis Scholarship Endowment

The Zukaitis Scholarship Endowment provides for an Excellence scholarship.

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Can't find a fund that interests you? Contact us for assistance. We'll be happy to help.

Want to start a new fund? Contact University Development at 616-331-6000 or e-mail universitydevelopment@gvsu.edu.