Scholarships for Kent County (MI) Residents

College is expensive. And competing for scholarships with students from across the state or even country can feel daunting and overwhelming. If you search a little closer to home, however, you might find that there are scholarships available only to residents of Kent County, Michigan. Local community organizations have scholarships to aid local students, especially those involved in the community in some form. There are also private foundations that have established funds to support the education on Kent students. The requirements for these scholarships vary, but probably require some community engagement, letters of recommendation and a personal statement. The selection committee may also take academic records and financial need into account. Here is a list to get you started towards finding a Kent County scholarship that is just right for you.

Showing 1-20 of 49 scholarships
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Master's-level study|
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Dave & Laurie Russell Family Scholarship for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County Families is provided to students who resides in a Habitat for Humanity of Kent County or an immediate family member (spouse/partner, child, step-child) of a homeowner. The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree or certification at an accredited vocational trade program, two-year or four-year college. Financial need is a qualification to be eligible of the scholarship.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Kent, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship is provided to a Kent County resident who is pursuing a degree in any U.S college. The scholarship is awarded to students who has a minimum of 2.75 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Margery J. Seeger Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Margery J. Seeger Scholarship is given to a student who resides in Kent County for at least three years. The applicant must be an undergraduate student at any accredited college. The scholarship requires financial need and a minimum 3.3 GPA.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Reach for Your Goal Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Trade School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors who are accepted into an accredited Michigan trade school, college or university. Applicants must be residing in Kent County and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Non-Profit Public College|Private College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) planning to attend a non-profit public or private college/university. Applicants must be pursuing Fine Arts including all visual and performing art forms.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|Ottawa, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Health Services|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are residents of Kent or Ottawa County pursuing studies in a health service related field at any accredited Michigan college or university. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Stephen Lankester Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students residing in Kent County who are attending undergraduate study at a Michigan college. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details NAIFA West Michigan Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |Public College or University|Private College or University|
  • Major: Study |Business|Finance|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing an undergraduate (third-year or above) or graduate degree as a business/financial major at a public or private college/university in Michigan. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Harry and Lucille Brown Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited U.S College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|High school graduate|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students residing in Kent County for a minimum of three years. Applicants must be planning to attend any accredited college in the U.S. pursuing an undergraduate degree. Financial need is required.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited U.S College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school graduate|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit students residing in Kent County for a minimum of three years. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited college in the U.S. Financial need is required.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Sherman L. & Mabel C. Lepard Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |U.S. College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students residing in Kent County for a minimum of three years. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at any U.S. college. Financial need is required.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Dorothy J. Thurston Graduate Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|
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Dorothy J. Thurston Graduate Scholarship is given to a Kent County resident who needs financial assistance. The program aims to support students pursuing full or part-time study at any accredited school in Michigan.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Geraldine Geistert Boss Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Geraldine Geistert Boss Scholarship is provided to students who resides at Kent County for at least 5 years. The scholarship supports full-time students who demonstrate financial need. The awardee must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college in Michigan.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Rosemary Cook Education Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School| in |Grand Rapids, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |Public College or University|Private College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduates of a Grand Rapids Public High School pursuing an undergraduate degree in Education full-time at any accredited Michigan public or private college/university. Applicants must be a Kent County resident and must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details John T. & Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • School (K-12): |Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, MN|
  • School (College): Attend a |Public College or University|Private College or University|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit graduates from Grand Rapids Public High School pursuing study in the field of Education at any Michigan public or private college/university. Applicants must be enrolling as a full-time student and residing in Kent County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Gerald M. Crane Music Award Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|Ottawa, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit high school music student in Kent or Ottawa County who needs financial assistance for music lessons, seminars, workshops, summer enrichment programs, music concerts, instruments, books, vocal music lessons or any other kinds of musical materials.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Harry J. Morris, Jr. Emergency Services Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|Ottawa, MI|Muskegon, MI|Allegan, MI|Montcalm, MI|Barry, MI|Ionia, MI|Newaygo, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited Educational Program|
  • Career: |Firefighting (Industry)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students residing in Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, Montcalm, Muskegon, or Newaygo Counties. Applicants must be pursuing study in the field of emergency medical technician, paramedic, or firefighter training at an accredited education program in Michigan. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Peggy (Kommer) Novosad Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited University|Michigan State University (MI)|Grand Valley State University (MI)|
  • Major: Study |Law|Business|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students currently completed or possessing an undergraduate degree from GVSU or MSU. Applicants must be pursuing a full-time graduate or post-graduate study in the field of business or law at any accredited university in Michigan. Financial need is required.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ladies Literary Club Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|Kent, MI|Ottawa, MI|Muskegon, MI|Allegan, MI|Montcalm, MI|Barry, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Literature|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing study in Literary Arts at any accredited Michigan college or university. Applicants must be a resident of Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Allegan, Montcalm or Barry County and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|Ottawa, MI|West Michigan, MI|Muskegon, MI|Allegan, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |Public College or University|
  • Major: Study |Business|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit students who are a full-time second year or above undergraduate students majoring in Business and will be studying abroad through a public college or university. Applicants must be residing in Kent, Allegan, Ottawa, or Muskegon County (3-year minimum) or residing or a resident student at a public college/university in the West Michigan area (2-year minimum). Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Showing 1-20 of 49 scholarships