"Applying for scholarships? The Omicron Alpha Chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority INC. is holding their second annual TRIO WORKS! scholarship campaign and fundraiser. The application will be opening Monday, Oct. 29th @ 12PM for national scholarship awareness month in November" can be used.

 Additionally, we have shared with all Directors and Program Coordinators the responses spreadsheet, for when students begin to apply to the TRIO WORKS! scholarship. For the spreadsheet you will notice there are multiple tabs on the bottom left corner, you will only be responsible for checking your program's tab and highlighting the student's row GREEN if they have met the eligibility criteria or RED if they did not meet the criteria. Please ignore the "ALL RESPONSES" tab, as it is just a master tracker of all applications submitted. Please assure all of your students have been highlighted red or green by Nov. 19 by 5PM.

Please click the picture or the link below to fill out the scholarship.

https://docs.google.com/forms/

For any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us,

Clara Bernal
President of Social Media & Marketing
GVSUgammas@gmail.com
616.432.8481 (call)


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MI-CAPP Scholarship 2018/19

Students that have been in TRIO Student Support Services for at least one year qualify for the scholarships below.

MI-CAPP offers four scholarship opportunities for Study Abroad, Endowment Awards for Academic Achievement Awards & Endowment Award Academic Progress Award, and Veterans Scholarship. Please contact and meet with a TRiO SSS Professional Staff member if you are interested in the following scholarship opportunities.

2018/2019 MI-CAPP Study Abroad Scholarship

The MI-CAPP Scholarship Committee (SC) presents the “Study Abroad Award” scholarship application for college-level TRIO/EOP students. The committee may award two $1500 awards to nominated students at the Student Leadership Summit Scholarship Banquet. Winners selected for this award must be present for the Scholarship Banquet (Saturday February 16, 2019). The application is due Thursday December 6, 2018.

2018/2019 MI-CAPP Endowment Award Scholarships

The MI-CAPP Scholarship Committee (SC) presents the “Endowment Award” application packet for both pre-college and college-level TRIO/ EOP students. The committee may award fourteen $1000 awards to nominated students at the Student Leadership Summit Scholarship Banquet. Winners selected for this award must be present for the Scholarship Banquet (Saturday February 16, 2019). The application is due Thursday December 6, 2018.

Two categories of awards will be presented:

1) Academic Achievement Awards designated for students who have weighted cumulative grade point averages of 3.2 and above.

2) Academic Progress Award designated for students whose weighted cumulative grade point averages are from 2.00-3.199.

2018/2019 MI-CAPP Veterans Scholarship

The MI-CAPP Scholarship Committee (SC) presents the “Veterans Award” application packet for college level TRIO/EOP students. The committee may award two $1000 awards to nominated students for your projects at the Student Leadership Summit Scholarship Banquet. Winners selected for this award must be present for the Scholarship Banquet (Saturday February 16, 2019). The application is due Thursday December 6, 2018.

All scholarship applications can be found online at www.micapp.org/Scholarships.htm

 


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: fellowships@gvsu.edu.


Goldwater Scholarship Opportunity

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about the application process, and/or to determine program eligibility, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Susan Mendoza by emailing mendozsu@gvsu.edu 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 mendozsu@gvsu.edu.


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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


Artprize

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 volunteer@artprize.org 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!

 

Gratefully,

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.

 

THE VOLUNTEER TEAM

e. volunteer@artprize.org


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Berkowitz Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The purpose of this Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a GVSU student who is handicapped with a preference for a student whose handicap substantially affects his or her mobility.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled as a degree seeking undergraduate student of Grand Valley State University and must have a documented physical or learning disability
  • Must be a current sophomore, junior or senior with an established GVSU grade point average
  • Must be at least half-time student
  • Financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial need will not be the sole factor in determining eligibility.

Renewal Criteria: Scholarship is renewable as long as student makes Satisfactory Academic Progress and reapplies

Donor

Hy and Greta Berkowitz

Award

$500 - $1,000

Deadline

03/01/2019

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please describe your disability (if not a participant in the DSS program, documentation of disability must be provided with application).
  2. Please upload documentation of disability here.
  3. Please explain any unusual obligations/circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance:
  4. Attach a Personal Statement (500 words minimum, typed and double spaced) which should include but is not limited to: career goal, honors, awards, extra curricular activities, personal history, program of study and philosophy.

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Frederik Meijer Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship was created to assist First Generation students who are the first in their family to pursue and earn a four-year degree.

  • Applicants must be an undergraduate enrolled for 12 credit hours or more
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Must be the first person in his or her immediate family to pursue a college degree

Financial need may be considered, and shall be demonstrated by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Renewal Criteria: Scholarship may be renewed without reapplication provided the recipient continues to meet the qualifications. This scholarship may be awarded to an individual for a minimum of one year (two semesters) and a maximum of four years (8 semesters).

 

Donor

Meijer Family

Award

Varies

Deadline

03/01/2019

Supplemental Questions

  1. Are you a first generation student (neither parent/guardian(s) has a four-year degree)?


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