Destiny M. Adams Scholarship

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Scholarship Description

The Destiny M. Adams Scholarship will award funding to a Black/African American high school senior from the City of Grand Rapids who possesses a strong desire for academic excellence and plans on attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university. The applicant must be entering their freshman year of college in the Fall as a full time student. The applicant must have a strong desire to travel the world.

Scholarship Details

  • Award: $1,000 scholarship and a U.S. Passport
  • For academic and world travel aspirations
  • Full-time student entering freshman year in Fall

Eligibility Criteria

  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Senior at a high school in Grand Rapids, MI or surrounding area
  • Admitted to a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university

Application Process

  1. Complete the scholarship application
  2. Submit a copy of your high school transcript
  3. Provide a copy of your college acceptance letter
  4. Write a 1-page essay in "Word" format, 12-point Times New Roman font, single-spaced, with 1-inch margins, including your name and school at the top. Choose one of the following topics:
    • If you had the option to move to a different country, where would you move and why?
    • If you could travel to any country in the world, which country would it be and why?

The Destiny M. Adams Scholarship not only supports your academic journey but also fuels your desire to explore the world. We believe that education knows no bounds, and with a U.S. Passport in hand, you'll have the opportunity to broaden your horizons. Scholarship Search