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Grand Rapids, MI Area Scholarships

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles (48 km) east of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 188,040. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648, and the combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland had a population of 1,321,557. Grand Rapids is the county seat of Kent County.

A historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is home to five of the world's leading office furniture companies, and is nicknamed Furniture City. Its more common modern nickname of River City[by whom?] refers to the landmark river for which it was named. The city and surrounding communities are economically diverse, based in the health care, information technology, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others.

Grand Rapids is the childhood home of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who is buried with his wife Betty on the grounds of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in the city.

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Grand Rapids, MI Area Scholarships

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Roger L. and Sandra L. Alderink Family Scholarship

Calvin College

$3,000 Varies See Details

Roger L. and Sandra L. Alderink Family Scholarship

Calvin College

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$3,000

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Arnold and Cynthia Morren Family Scholarship

Calvin College

$2,500 Varies See Details

Arnold and Cynthia Morren Family Scholarship

Calvin College

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$2,500

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Wilbur A. Lettinga Family Scholarship

Calvin College

$2,200 Varies See Details

Wilbur A. Lettinga Family Scholarship

Calvin College

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$2,200

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Gerald DeVries, Eastside Christian School Scholarship

Calvin College

$1,700 Varies See Details

Gerald DeVries, Eastside Christian School Scholarship

Calvin College

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$1,700

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Lloyd H. De Vries Scholarship

Calvin College

$1,500 Varies See Details

Lloyd H. De Vries Scholarship

Calvin College

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$1,500

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David O. Triezenberg Memorial Scholarship

Calvin College

$1,400 Varies See Details

David O. Triezenberg Memorial Scholarship

Calvin College

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$1,400

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John Blake Memorial Scholarship

University of Michigan

Up to $6,000 Varies See Details

John Blake Memorial Scholarship

University of Michigan

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Up to $6,000

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Monsignor Charles W. Popell Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Monsignor Charles W. Popell Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Henry J. Van Gessel Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Henry J. Van Gessel Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Charles L. and Lita K. Wimbley Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Charles L. and Lita K. Wimbley Scholarship

Aquinas College

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Schools in and around Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,622 average out-state tuition; $6,486 average in-state tuition
Calvin College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $33,100 average out-state tuition; $33,100 average in-state tuition
Aquinas College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $30,746 average out-state tuition; $30,746 average in-state tuition
Cornerstone University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,150 average out-state tuition; $27,150 average in-state tuition
Kuyper College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $20,506 average out-state tuition; $20,506 average in-state tuition
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $12,610 average out-state tuition; $12,610 average in-state tuition
Calvin Theological Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit