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Criminal Justice Scholarships

GRAND RAPIDS POLICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
An annual award will be given to a full-time sophomore student enrolled in the Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Certification Program. The student shall have maintained at least a 3.0 College GPA. Additional Information - contact the GRCC Financial Aid Office (616) 234-4030


KMCCA SCHOLARSHIP
This $250 annual scholarship was established by Kent Metro  Check and Credit Card Association to assist outstanding second year criminal justice students in completing their studies at GRCC. Candidates must have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend the annual fall meeting of the KMCCA the year they receive the award to be recognized by KMCCA members.  Additional Information - contact the GRCC Financial Aid Office (616) 234-4030


OFFICER ROBERT A. KOZMINSKI SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This fund was established in memory of Officer Robert A. Kozminski.  “Bobby” was an officer with the Grand Rapids Police Department for seven years. On July 8, 2007, Bobby heroically gave his life in the line of duty. Bobby had graduated from the Police Academy at Grand Rapids Community College in 1999. Students eligible for this scholarship must be currently enrolled in the Police Academy at GRCC with a goal to obtain a career in Law Enforcement. Additional Information - contact Jodi Richhart, Criminal Justice (616) 234-3568


FERRELL ROBINSON FAMILY FUND
This fund was established by the Ferrell and Robinson families to assist students pursuing an education in the field of Criminal Justice. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to African American students enrolled either full-time or part-time that also demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is renewable. Additional Information - contact the GRCC Financial Aid Office (616) 234-4030


JOSEPH TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
An annual non-renewable award will be given to a full-time freshman student enrolled in the Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Certification program. The student shall have attained a 2.5 high school GPA. Additional Information - contact the GRCC Financial Aid Office (616) 234-4030


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  Funds administered by the GRCC Foundation - Financial Aid Office listed as the contact:
  • Scholarship application forms can be obtained from the GRCC Financial Aid Office, First Floor Main Building or online at www.grcc.edu/financialaid. Forms are due by March 15th of every year.    • For more information contact: Mary Reed, Scholarship Coordinator Phone: (616) 234-4030, E-mail: mreed@grcc.edu

Individual/Offices listed as the contact:
  • Deadlines vary for each of these scholarships. Please contact the person/office at the phone number provided for more information.