General Information 

Paying for College - click here for links to general information.

College and University Scholarships 
Click here for links to college and university specific scholarships
State and Federal Scholarships

Click here for links to state and federal grants and scholarships

Golden G Scholarship

Click here for a link to the Golden G application

Golden G - RENEWAL application

Click here for the renewal application

Online Scholarships:  ► 

We the Students Essay Contest

FastWeb Scholarship Search Engine: MICHIGAN Scholarships:

Varsity Tutors:  CollegeXpress

Hammett, Bellin & Oswald, LLC are pleased to offer the 2018 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship. This Scholarship is open to all first year freshman who will be attending an accredited College or University during the 2018-2019 school year (current high school seniors are eligible to apply). Special consideration will be given to a student who is interested in pursuing a career in law and meets the requirements. $750.00 will be awarded to one student for use towards their school costs. HBO Law Scholarship


Kraft Business Systems

Kraft Business Systems will be awarding one high school senior in West Michigan with a $1,000 scholarship. The student must be pursuing further education in an IT-related field after graduation. 
Students must currently go to school in one of the following West Michigan counties: Allegan, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa.
Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0
Scholarship must be submitted by March 1st, 2018
In the application, students will be asked to provide some basic information about themselves. They will then be asked to give a minimum 500-word response to an IT-related problem. 
Apply for scholarship here:

Roger B. Chaffee Scholarship

The Roger B. Chaffee Memorial Scholarship is available.  Please use this link to apply


Grand Rapids Community College Scholarship 

The following is a link to the GRCC Foundation scholarship.  Applications must be subbmitted prior to March 15, 2018

Lake Michigan Credit Union's Hutt Scholarship Essay

The prompt for this year's LMCU Hutt Scholarship is:  "Imagine nearing the end of your life - describe what will have brought the greatest happiness or success" Please visit LMCU.ORG/HUTT for additional details.

The Economic Club of Grand Rapids Essay Contest

Please visit The Econ Club's website for information on the essay contest for this year.  The topic is:  "Corporate Social Repsonisbility:  The Impact on Workplace Recruitment, Retention and Communities" 

Latino Youth Scholarship 2018

Click here for the application for the Latino Youth Scholarship

Martin Luther King Scholarship Opportunity 2018

This scholarship is available for students that are involved in community service AND plan to attend the Grand Rapids Community College.  Click here for the application.

Desire to make a difference? Service? Leadership? !

Here is a scholarship for YOU!


Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship

Click here for general information .  

The GR Community Foundation Scholarship portal becomes available on January 1.  All applications must be submitted by April 1, 2018


KCEA Scholarships - Kent County Education Association 


  • Applications will be available in the Spring

Grand Rapids Housing Commission Scholarship

Click here for an explanation and requirements for the GR Housing Scholarship

Click here for an the application.

Christensen Hymas Scholarship

To qualify for this scholarship:

You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States and provide proof of current enrollment. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released (ex. screenshot of grades, picture of acceptance letter, etc.)
You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.

click here for link to scholarship

Rosa Parks Scholarship

Please click here for a link to the Rosa Park Scholarship 



Lake Michigan Credit Union Hutt Scholarship
The LMCU annual essay contest is now available.  Please go to  to access the application and see the essay prompt.

RARE Everyday Scholarship sponsored by Winning Futures

Click here for the application

B.Davis Scholarship

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2017.
Pleasevisit to read about us and to apply for ourscholarship.    
The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018
Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000