Harry J. Morris, Jr. Emergency Services Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must reside in Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, Montcalm, Muskegon, or Newaygo counties in Michigan.
  2. Must be majoring in emergency services such as emergency medical technician training, paramedic, or firefighter training.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  5. This award is for U.S. students.
  6. Must be an undergraduate student at the time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for undergraduate students residing in Kent, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, Montcalm, Muskegon, or Newaygo counties in Michigan. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and must be majoring in emergency services such as emergency medical tech., paramedic, or firefighter training.

Application requirements for the Harry J. Morris, Jr. Emergency Services Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Transcript
  • Financial statement
Additional Information: The Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually, primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. This scholarship is provided each year on behalf of Harry J. Morris, Jr., and its seeks to aid in the financial costs of a greater Grand Rapids undergraduate student who is preparing for a career in emergency services.

Award Amount: Awards range from $500 to $5,000 depending on the student's unmet need and the availability of funds. Average awards are about $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Applications and information are available at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation website at the address provided. In addition to the online application form, an interested student must submit transcripts (official or unofficial), an essay describing his/her personal and professional aspirations, and documentation such as the FAFSA Student Aid report that proves financial need. All applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Ruth Bishop
Address: 185 Oakes St. SW Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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