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Scholarship Opportunities

GRCC Foundation Scholarships 2015-16

Human Resources Professional Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship is available to students who intend to work in Human Resources or a related field. Recipients must have a minimum 2.25 GPA in high school or college. The award is renewable and student must have financial need to qualify. To apply, submit a 300-500 word essay on why you deserve the award and your most recent transcript (high school or college). Submit to the financial aid office.  Application is -->HERE<--

Due September 30, 2015

The Thomas C. Sobczak Memorial Scholarship

Deadline July 15, 2015   This scholarship in the amount of $500 ($250 each semester) is awarded to one full-time student majoring in education at GRCC. Tom Sobczak taught business subjects in the Kentwood Public Schools for over two decades, and had 29 years experience as an educator. Tom was a graduate of GRCC, then known as Grand Rapids Junior College and Ferris State University. He also received a master’s degree in education from Michigan State University. Tom was the first in his family to graduate from college and believed strongly in the value of an education. GRCC provides all students an excellent opportunity to pursue their educational goals. Candidates for the scholarship will have financial need, a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate community involvement through volunteer work, mentoring, coaching, or other similar ways. You will need to submit a 250 word essay describing why you are a good candidate for the scholarship, and why you are pursuing a career in education.  

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Transfer Scholarships

Cornerstone University 2014 Bachelor's Degree Completion Scholarship

For students who have successfully graduated from an Associate degree program with a minimum GPA of at least 2.5.

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Other Transfer Scholarship Opportunities


Graduate transfer scholarships are awarded by the respective colleges and universities on the basis of financial need and/or academic achievement. Transfer scholarships available to GRCC students are posted outside the Financial Aid Office from November through April.