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Paul Collins Scholarship

The Paul Collins Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $500
Application Deadline: 1-Apr
Requirements: Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate artistic talent, and be a resident of Kent County, Mich. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Grand Rapids Community Foundation
209-C Waters Building, 161 Ottawa Avenue, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Email Address:
Phone Number: 616 454 1751
Fax Number: 616 454 6455

You can find out more by contacting:

Ruth E. Bishop
Education Program Associate

Email Address:
Phone Number: 616 454 1751 x103

One may find it helpful to check out the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of success comes from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. Prior to starting, identify the driving force for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and their goals for the Paul Collins Scholarship. Once that is done, you should determine if there is a reasonable chance of actually getting the scholarship. If you think that there is a good chance of actually being one of the winners of the Paul Collins Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital part of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be long, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application precisely and thoroughly. Avoid mistakes that might make you be denied on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the Paul Collins Scholarship confers the award and makes payment of the money in order to know whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to assist with any bills associated with your education and how it will help you out, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the Paul Collins Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to manage all of your financial needs, and obtaining the Paul Collins Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources is often invaluable. If you are not fortunate to receive the Paul Collins Scholarship, keep at it, you can find different scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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