John T. & Frances J. Maghielse 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 have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  2. This award is for U.S. students.
  3. Must be an undergraduate student at the time of application.
  4. Must be majoring in education.
  5. Must demonstrate unmet financial need.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

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

Description: This award is available for undergraduate residents of Kent County, Michigan who are pursuing a major in education. Applicants must be enrolled at a college or university in Michigan, must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Application requirements for the John T. & Frances J. Maghielse 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 award, provided in honor of John T. & Frances J. Maghielse, is awarded annually to a Kent County resident who is studying education in Michigan.

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 additional information about the award are available online 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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