Fellowships

Biochemistry major earns competitive Goldwater Scholarship

Micah Fernando, a junior majoring in biochemistry, earned a competitive Goldwater Scholarship, a national award that supports undergraduates who want to pursue research careers in STEM fields.

May 4, 2021


Public administration junior selected for national civic engagement fellowship

Sam Jacobs, a junior majoring in public administration, was named to the 2021 class of Newman Civic Fellows, an initiative of Campus Compact.

Mar 8, 2021


Student uses grant award to explore medicine in Belize

Grand Valley student Christa Fernando used a study abroad experience to explore learning about global health, funded in part by a competitive grant award from Phi Kappa Phi. 

Mar 9, 2020


Two Grand Valley alumni selected for prestigious international program

Two recent Grand Valley State University alumni have been named Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange fellows to Germany. 

Nov 15, 2019


GVSU students awarded State Department Critical Language Scholarship awards

Two Grand Valley State University students spent summer 2019 studying critical languages abroad after being awarded the competitive U.S. Department of State's Critical Language Scholarship (CLS).

Oct 28, 2019


18 Grand Valley students awarded prestigious Gilman Scholarships

Eighteen Grand Valley State University students were selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to fund study abroad opportunities in the Early Summer and Summer 2019 competitions.

Sep 27, 2019


Fellowships Office hosts workshop for Gilman, Critical Language Scholarship applicants; applications open now

Grand Valley's Office of Fellowships was one of three colleges and universities nationwide to be selected to host a joint Critical Language Scholarship/Gilman Scholarship workshop, which included presentations from 8 GVSU Gilman and CLS Alumni and advisers from 50 colleges and universities in 39 states, provided in-person support and tips for successful applications to these study abroad programs, which are funded by the State Departmentýs Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Sep 17, 2019


Grand Valley alumnus awarded highly selective Phi Kappa Phi fellowship

A Grand Valley alumnus has been awarded a highly competitive scholarship by Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society.  Scott St. Louis of Midland, Michigan, was selected as a recipient of a Marcus L. Urann Fellowship, named after the society's founder. St. Louis is one of only six recipients nationwide to receive the prestigious $20,000 fellowship.

Jul 25, 2019


Six GVSU students and alumni named semifinalists for Fulbright grants

Six Grand Valley State University students and alumni have been selected as semifinalists for the 2019-20 Fulbright U.S. Student Program to teach English or conduct research overseas next year. 

Apr 9, 2019


Grand Valley named a top Gilman producer, 11 students selected for awards

Grand Valley has been named the Top Producing Institution for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program in Michigan, as well as the top producer of award recipients who are student veterans. The university was also recognized as having the greatest growth among students who have a disability.

Mar 18, 2019