Mary Free Bed Minority Scholarship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a minority student.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  4. Must be enrolled full time.
  5. This award is for U.S. students.
  6. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.
  7. Must reside in one of the following Michigan counties: Oceana, Newaygo, Mecosta, Muskegon, Montcalm, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, or Calhoun.
  8. Must be majoring in nursing, therapeutic recreation, orthotics or prosthetics, physical therapy, occupational therapy, neuropsychology, or speech language pathology.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for minority students who reside in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan. Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of the specified nursing specialities and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Mary Free Bed Minority Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • List of service and extracurricular activities
  • Student Aid Report
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Copy of driver's license
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: The Mary Free Bed Guild, established in 1891, is a nonprofit organization that owns Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. In 2002, the Mary Free Bed Guild created the Minority Scholarship Program to promote diverse staffing to meet the rehabilitation needs of our patients. Award selection will be based on the student's academic performance, involvement in community activities beyond the classroom, and the responses provided within the application submission.

Award Amount: Exact award amounts will vary depending on the selected applicants' demonstrated financial need.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications and information about this award can be found online at the Mary Free Bed website using the link provided. To be considered for an award, applicants must submit the following items: a completed application form; an official transcript of grades; three letters of recommendation; a list of community service, extracurricular activities, volunteer involvement, and any awards or honors received; a personal statement about the purpose, mission, and methods of Mary Free Bed; proof of citizenship; a copy of the applicant's driver's license; proof of acceptance of enrollment at an accredited college or university; and a complete copy of his/her Student Aid Report (SAR). The Student Aid Report (SAR) is obtained by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All applications and supporting documents must be postmarked no later than the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-5299

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