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Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship

Sponsored by: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Applicant must have had contact with the Family Division of Circuit Court, and must submit an essay, describing how being involved with the court system has meant to them in their life. Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a caseworker or probation officer, and demonstrate interest in pursuing college or vocational education. Selection is based upon a minimum 2.5 GPA, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.


Application Deadline April 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,500
Average $1,000
Min $500


Max 4
Min 1

Contact Information

Ruth E. Bishop
Education Program Officer
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
United States

Phone: (616) 284-4903

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