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Walter C. Winchester Scholarship

The Walter C. Winchester Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $500
Application Deadline: 1-Apr
Requirements: Applicant must be graduating from Central High School, City High School, Ottawa Hills High School, or Union High School, with a minimum 3.3 GPA. 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
Phone Number: 616 454 1751
Fax Number: 616 454 6455

You can find out more by contacting:

Ruth E. Bishop
Education Program Associate

Phone Number: 616 454 1751 x103

It is important to check out available information on the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money is a result of first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. Before you even begin, try to recognize the driving force for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and their reason for offering the Walter C. Winchester Scholarship. If you are qualified, make sure there is a decent shot to receive the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot that you can be a recipient of the Walter C. Winchester Scholarship, then it is worth it to use your time.

One critical aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out accurately and without omission. Avoid mistakes that might make you be denied on a technicality.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the Walter C. Winchester Scholarship confers the award and actually dispenses any funds so that you can know if you will be able to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and how it will assist with your future, since there might be constraints on how you can use the Walter C. Winchester Scholarship. It can be difficult to be able to manage all of your financial needs, and making use of the Walter C. Winchester Scholarship to assist with your expenses can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the Walter C. Winchester Scholarship, keep at it, there will be alternative scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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