Anyone interested in pursuing their education during the 2022-2023 school year is encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation.  There are over 150 scholarships available and valued at approximately $225,000.  All students, both traditional and nontraditional, are encouraged to apply as there is a wide variety of scholarships:  academic, vocational, technical, and certifications.  One online application is all that is needed to apply to all of the available scholarships.  Go to and click on Apply for Scholarships.  The deadline is midnight on March 1, 2022.  If you have questions, please call the Community Foundation at 218-999-9100 or email us at