The Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Achille & Irene Despres, William & Andre Scholarship is awarded to students of Mexican heritage, who also currently reside in either Kent County, Michigan or Ottawa County, Michiagn, and will be attending an accredited college or university for their upcoming undergraduate studies. Applicants must also present a financial need and a minimum 2.75 GPA. Dollar amounts for this scholarship will vary. Applications run from December until the deadline.
By connecting people, their passions and our region’s resources, Grand Rapids Community Foundation and our partners work toward an inclusive and equitable West Michigan. Over the last century, the Community Foundation has used the tools of philanthropy to respond to community needs. Today, to carry out our North Star and overcome racial, social and economic inequities, we must respond with intention and care. Our partners inspire, motivate and guide our work.