Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship (Deadline October 2, 2018)  

To date, over 160 GVSU students have received Gilman Scholarships, which provide up to $8000 for Pell Grant recipients to intern and/or study abroad. Programs must be 21+ days long and in host countries with in Level 1 or 2 State Department Travel Advisories.  

The October deadline is for program start dates between 1 January-1 August 2019.  Any students considering Spring/Summer 2019 programs should be encouraged to apply in October, since Gilman notification will be made prior to deposit/application deadlines for PIC or outside providers.  Further, students who do not receive Early Summer funding will have a second chance to apply in March.

Applications must be certified by the Offices of Fellowships & Financial Aid. For more information or to begin an application faculty, staff and students can contact:

Goldwater Scholarship Opportunity


For more information about the application process, and/or to determine program eligibility, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Susan Mendoza by emailing or calling the Office of Undergraduate Research at 616.331.8100.

The campus deadline for the Goldwater Scholarship is November 28, 2018. For more information about the program or to determine eligibility, please contact Dr. Susan Mendoza, Founding Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, at


A Grand Day at a Time Scholarship

This scholarship was intended to provide financial assistance to students who otherwise would not receive help with the cost of their education at Grand Valley State University.

  • Must have been accepted or enrolled at Grand Valley State University (GVSU)
  • Must be enrolled full time in any declared major
  • Financial need may be considered as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Donor: Anita and Edward Bikowitz

Award: $1,500

Deadline: 03/01/2019


My name is Allie DeVries, and I am the Volunteer Program Assistant at ArtPrize. I am contacting you because in honor of our tenth year, The ArtPrize Volunteer Program, along with Lake Michigan Credit Union, is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a high school or college student. We would love to share this opportunity with your group members!

To apply, sign up to volunteer today and then fill out an application before September 28th. Volunteering at ArtPrize is a great way to experience one of West Michigan’s most exciting events while supporting the local arts community.

There are plenty of ways to get involved as a volunteer at ArtPrize as both an individual and with a group of friends! If you’re interested in volunteering with a group, send us an email at and we’ll send more information.

If you could pass on this information, it would be greatly appreciated! Please feel free to reach out with any questions you might have. We’re happy to help and would love to have your group join our team of volunteers!



Allie DeVries


There are many ways to get involved as a volunteer. Our team is dedicated to celebrating artists, building community, and generating conversation. Together, we help visitors sign up to vote, design their ArtPrize experience and explore hands-on educational activities - all in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.




Page last modified September 24, 2018