Please note that as these scholarship application windows open up, we will update this page with the new information and application deadline dates.
I. All Seniors should look into the following:
1. Potter's House Scholarships: Download the Potter's House Application Form HERE: One application for all
three scholarships. Due January 31
3. Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships: Applications accepted between January 1 and 5:00pm April 1. Download the GRCF Scholarship application here
II. College Specific Scholarships
1. Calvin College - For Potter's House students attending Calvin College: See the list here. Calvin College
applicants automatically apply to these scholarships. See your Calvin Financial Aid advisor.
John M Perkins Leadership Fellows: Calvin's John M Perkins Leadership Fellows are a small groups of students
who are selected to participate in a series of leadership development opportunities during their first two years of
college. These opportunities prepare Perkins Fellows to address big issues like poverty, injustice, racism and
materialism. Perkins Fellows strive to be servant leaders who are committed to renewal and restoration of our
communities. Deadline: Feb 1.
2. Grand Rapids Community College
A -Grand Rapids Community College Foundation Scholarships Students must print and submit the application by mail or in person to the Financial Aid Office to be considered for any scholarships. (Deadline April 1)
B. -GRCC Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Inherit the Dream" Scholarship Application Deadline Dec 1
3. University of Michigan Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship: Deadline is Feb 5
5. Lawrence Technological University and Ford Motor Company Fund - DESIGN FOR THE FUTURE competition.
III. OTHER Scholarship opportunities
1. Carsons Scholars Fund: January 8
2. Meijers - Scholarship opportunity - for a student or student whose parent works at Meijers. - Due April 1 - application process opens Jan 1
3. EduGuide: MLK Challenge: Due February 20 - $1000 scholarship AND $100 Amazon gift card prizes.
4. TIP - Tuition Incentive Program Fact Sheet - Here
5. Roger B Chaffee Scholarship Fund presents a $3000 scholarship each year to an outstanding senior from a
Kent ISD high school who intends to pursue a college career in engineering, mathematics, or the sciences
relating to space technology. Deadline: Postmarked by February 29.
6. The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program Funded through the Comcast Foundation,
recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics, and
demonstrated leadership. To acknowledge these accomplishments, recipients of the award will receive a one-time grant
7. Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program - Deadline: January 20
10. Herman Miller Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship: Deadline Jan 29
11. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - Deadline is February 29
12. Community Choice Foundation Scholarship: Deadline is Feb 15
13. Aspiring Nurse Scholarship - Deadline is June 30
14. Core Construction Jumpstart Program/Scholarship. Deadline is April 15
15. Fostering Futures Scholarship: provides eligible foster youth with scholarship funds for tuition, fees, room/board, books and supplies/equipment required for enrollment. The FFS is available to students on a first-come first-served basis.
16. NAFEPA Scholarship Program: The purpose of the scholarship program is to financially support post secondary education for qualifying seniors or high school graduates in attending their first year of college. Two scholarships are for students pursuing a degree in Education. The other two scholarship winners can pursue a degree in Education or any other major. Application is due January 9, 2017
17. MHSAA Scholarship opportunity by showing High School Basketball Support. See details here.
CLASS of 2016 - Click here for a timeline for scholarship and college applications.
18. Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship. Application window - March 15 - April 1
Helpful Websites for the College and Scholarship Search
(Please be mindful that all of these sites should be free service sites)
TIP: Tuition Incentive Program Fact Sheet. Here
Grand Rapids Community Foundation: Scholarships
Military Academy Scholarships: Click here
Christian College Scholarships search: click here
Funding your Education (studentaid.gov)
The Christian College Connector: Here
GRCC Workforce Training Scholarship: Here
Path to Scholarships. Here
Scholarship Search Engines: College Search Engines: College Co-op Engine:
Download the Potter's House Application Form HERE:
Download the Butterball Application form HERE:
For specific criteria for each of the awards from Calvin College, use the link on their scholarship search: http://www.calvin.edu/finaid/types/scholarships/search/
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