Transfer Fair on Campus 11/8/10

GRCC will hold a Transfer Fair on Monday, November 8, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center (ATC).  Thirty-three colleges and universities will be in attendance; for a complete list of who is attending click here.

At the Transfer Fair, student can:

  • learn about transfer requirements
  • shop around and pick up transfer information
  • meet with college/university representatives

The fair is sponsored by GRCC’s Counseling, Advising & Retention Services.

Another Scholarship Opportunity: Fifth Third Bank First in Family Scholarship

The Fifth Third Bank First in Family Scholarship


1. The student must be a first year student to GRCC

2. The student must be a freshman

3. The student must be academically motivated

4. The student must demonstrate financial need

5. The student must be the first generation in their family to attend college

6. The student must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average from high school

To Apply:

1. Submit an 500 word essay to Mary Reed, Scholarship Coordinator, in the Financial Aid Office, Room 156 Main explaining, “Why you deserve to be awarded this scholarship”

2. Unofficial transcript from high school

3. Deadline for submitting 500 word essay and unofficial high school transcript to the Financial Aid Office is, Thursday, November 11, 2010

If Selected:

If you are selected to receive this scholarship, it is hopeful that the recipient will return the favor by serving in the West Michigan Community as a volunteer, activist or community leader.

GVSU Transfer Scholarship Opportunity

Transferring to Grand Valley State University?  Here’s a scholarship opportunity for you:


  • The applicant has applied and been admitted to Grand Valley by December 31, 2010 for the Fall 2011 semester.
  • The student has achieved at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average from all institutions. Failure to provide all transcripts will void your application.
  • The student will have earned an associate degree from GRCC prior to enrolling at Grand Valley State University.
  • The student matriculates directly to Grand Valley after completion of their associate degree.


  • Fill out the application form located in the Financial Aid Office, Room 156 Main. Return to Mary Reed, Scholarship Coordinator, in the Financial Aid Office, Room 156 Main, by Friday, February 18, 2011.
  • Submit a letter to Mary Reed, Scholarship Coordinator at the GRCC Financial Aid Office, explaining your career objectives and any information that may be of general interest as to why this scholarship should be awarded to you by Friday, February 18, 2011.
  • Submit transcript(s) from all colleges attended by Friday, February 18, 2011.

Scholarship Opportunity: Dr. Phillip Sigal Peace and Justice Memorial

This scholarship is currently available for applicants:

The recipient will have demonstrated leadership or volunteerism in areas of the environment, housing, feeding and caring for the poor and the elderly, racism, multi-culturalism, inter-faith dialogue, international understanding or other worthy peace and justice causes.

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is desirable, and scholarships are renewable.

To apply, contact David Cope, (616) 234-4359 English Department,

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