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Scholarship Opportunities

Outside Scholarships

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship for students studying in the medical fields (nursing, dental, EMT, etc.).

Application information can be found at

Due December 31, 2014

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Five $1,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration.

Essay topic and details found at

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Lakeshore ATHENA Scholarship for Women (over the age of 30)

The Lakeshore ATHENA Scholarship is a cash award given to assist non-traditional female students pursuing advanced training and educational opportunities.

Information and Application can be found -->HERE<--

Applications must be postmarked by May 16, 2014

Everest  Nutrition  Heart Health Scholarship

Please go to: for application and instructions.

Eric Verhaar Memorial Scholarship for West Michigan Community College Students

Information and application can be found -->HERE<--

$1,000 for Summer 2014 or Fall 2014.

Deadline April 1, 2014

Legal Leaders Scholarship

The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a career in law.  Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law.

More information can be found at:

Deadline is July 15, 2014

The AmericanMuscle Scholarship

The AmericanMuscle Scholarship awards two $2,000 scholarships to students seeking an education in automotive technology or a related field.  Information can be found here:

Applications are due:  June 15, 2014 for Fall 2014 semester and October 15, 2014 for Winter 2015 semester.

Transfer Scholarships

Olivarez Scholarship Opportunity

The goal of the Olivarez Scholarship Fund is to support student success and the ability to successfully transfer after two years at GRCC to Aquinas College. Students must be second-year and full-time. Must not receive any other financial aid including state and federal money. Must demonstrate involvement in campus activities, service learning, etc. Minimum GPA 2.5.

One award of $1800 is given annually.

Applications for the 13-14 school year will be available January 1, 2014.

Application can be found -->HERE<--.

Deadline is April 1, 2014

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.