Scholarships in Ottawa

Economic Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing business degree, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a full time student.

Geographic Region Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an entering freshman who is residing in Michigan counties outside of Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne who wish to live on campus. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Recipients of award are required to live in university housing for their first two years.

Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have had contact with the Family Division of Circuit Court, and must submit an essay, describing how being involved with the court system has meant to them in their life. Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a caseworker or probation officer, and demonstrate interest in pursuing college or vocational education. Selection is based upon a minimum 2.5 GPA, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Economic Club Business Study Abroad Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have been a resident of Kent, Allegan, Ottawa, or Muskegon, Mich., counties for at least three years, or be a resident student at a public college in the West Michigan, area for at least two years. Recipient must study abroad through any accredited college/university specified, with major in accounting, business administration, economics, managerial science, and mathmatics, witha minimum 3.0 GPA. selection basis includes financial need.

Patricia and Armen Oumedian Engineering Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Kent or Ottawa County, Mich., for three years. Applicant must be a full-time student who has completed his or her first year at Kettering U, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon academic achievement, personal statement, and financial need.

Elmo Wierenga Alumni Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a senior graduating from Ottawa Hill High School in Grand Rapids, MI, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a full-time student at a two- or four-year institution or vocational program. Selection is based upon academic achievement, personal statement, co-op job located in Kent or Ottawa counties, and financial need.

Jackie Klinesteker Minority Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a student of color (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) who resides in West Michigan with a declared major in a mental health-related field of study at an accredited college/university located within Michigan. Graduate level students will be given first preference. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and financial need are required.