Anyone interested in pursuing their education during the 2021-2022 school year is encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation. There is approximately 146 scholarships valued at approximately $170,000. All students, both traditional and nontraditional, are encouraged to apply as there is a wide variety of scholarships available: academic, vocational, technical, and certifications. One submitted online application is all that is needed to apply to all of the available scholarships. Go to and click on Apply for Scholarships. Spread the word!