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Scholarships for Incoming Honors First Year Students
For information on merit scholarships, see the Financial Aid Scholarships website. Below you will find Honors-specific scholarships for students who participate in the Scholarship Competition and who have been accepted into the Meijer Honors College by the end of the competition process (usually mid-February).
THE AREND D. AND NANCY LUBBERS SCHOLARSHIP
For students who compete at the Presidential Award level (32 ACT and 3.8 high school GPA). This award can add as much as $2000 per year onto merit-based scholarships, and, as the others, is renewable for up to eight semesters. Eligible incoming freshmen who compete in the Scholarship Competition and are accepted into Honors by mid-February will automatically be considered--there is no additional application. It is an extraordinary honor to receive this scholarship.
THE FREDERIK MEIJER FIRST GENERATION HONORS COLLEGE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
This award is a full-tuition scholarship for a select number of extraordinary first year students who are the first in their immediate family to pursue a college degree. Eligible incoming students who compete in the Scholarship Competition and are accepted into Honors by mid-February will automatically be considered--there is no additional application. The scholarship is renewable up to a maximum of eight semesters. Recipients must stay in good standing in the Meijer Honors College to renew this scholarship.
FELIX V. AND GLADYS A. ZUKAITIS HONORS SCHOLARSHIP
Those who are awarded Presidential or Faculty Scholarships are eligible for a prestigious honors-only scholarship - the Zukaitis Honors Scholarship. This award can add as much as $1,000 onto merit-based scholarships, and is renewable for up to eight semesters. It is a significant honor to receive this scholarship, but a student is only eligible for this award if he or she has qualified for and participated in the scholarship competition and has applied to and been accepted by the Meijer Honors College prior to the last scholarship competition of the year.
THE DONNA K. BROOKS PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For students accepted to or currently enrolled at Grand Valley State University, including first year students, who meet the Presidential Scholarship requirements as set by the University. The scholarship may be renewed provided the recipient makes satisfactory academic progress according to the norms established for Presidential Scholars. There is no formal application required for this scholarship. Your admissions application to the university serves as your application.
For more information on applying and competing for scholarships, contact an Admissions counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (616) 331-2025 or (800) 748-0246. For all of the possibilities, see the Financial Aid website or call (616) 331-3234 or (800)748-0246.