Deadline: March 01, 2019
Grand Valley State University LGBT Scholarship
“Grand Valley is really helping me towards my goals. They do it with great faculty, great instructors, and smaller class sizes.”
Allendale, Michigan, is home to Grand Valley’s main campus, established in 1960, situated on 1,322 acres 12 miles west of Grand Rapids.
250+ sustainability-related courses offered at Grand Valley
One of the greenest universities in the nation, according to the Sierra Club
48.6 percent decrease in use of water, 35 percent decrease in natural gas and 28.7 percent decrease in electricity during the past 15 years at Grand Valley
25 LEED-certified projects completed at Grand Valley
Gold status and seventh in the nation for master’s-level institutions, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
250+ energy-saving projects carried out by GVSU in the last 15 years, resulting in more than $2 million in annual cost avoidance
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-gender) issues, to promote visibility of LGBT life and to foster service and activism in the larger community.
Preference is given to LGBT students
It is open to both undergraduate and graduate students, enrolled full or half-time
Must be degree-seeking student with a 2.0 minimum cumulative grade point average and making satisfactory academic progress
Financial need, as demonstrated by a current completed FAFSA, may be considered
GRAND VALLEY WAS NAMED ONE OF AMERICA’S 100 BEST COLLEGE BUYS FOR THE 22ND YEAR IN A ROW.
$282 million in financial aid awarded
$84 million of that aid was in the form of scholarships and grant assistance
8,219 students participating in internships, co-ops, practica, and student teaching
11,700+ employment and internship opportunities listed with GVSU Career Center
1,245 employers participated in events and on-campus interviews
Middle 50% of Fall 2017 entering class earned high school GPAs from 3.3–3.9, ACT scores of 21–26 and SAT scores of 1050 to 1220
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issues, to promote visibility of LGBT life and to foster service and activism in the larger community. Preference is given to LGBT students. Applicants must be degree-seeking students with a minimum 2.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401