Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards $871,850 in scholarships to Kent County students
July 25, 2013; rapidgrowthmedia.com
‘Tis the season of generosity. Grand Rapids Community Foundation, 185 Oakes St. SW, recently awarded and distributed $871,850 through 552 different scholarship funds. The scholarships range from $300 to $10,000 with over 500 awards of $1,000 or more. GRCF processed over 1,777 scholarship program applications for the 2013-14 academic year.
… Michigan colleges received 76 percent of all the awards, which is $662,550 of the total $871,850 available funds. The top awarded Michigan colleges include: Grand Valley State University with $142,700, Grand Rapids Community College with $71,300, Michigan State University with $63,000, and the University of Michigan with $46,700.