The Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Altrusa International Scholarship is offered to a student who is from Kent, Allegan, Ionia, Ottawa, Montcalm, or Muskegon Counties (6 month residency minimum) and is returning to college or entering college after sitting out of school for at least two years. (Non-traditional returning student) Applicants must demonstrate financial need and provide two letters of recommendation. Scholarship recipients are selected by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF) and applicants follow the GRCF process. Dollar amounts will vary. Applications run from December until the due date.
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.