Anyone interested in pursuing their education during the 2024-2025 school year is encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF) before the March 1st deadline.  There are over 80 scholarships available worth over $200,000.

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 for all scholarships.  Go to and click on Apply for Scholarships.  The deadline is midnight on March 1, 2024.  If you have questions, please call the Community Foundation at 218-999-9100 or email us at