General Information

The University of Michigan Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship

The U of M Club of Grand Rapids currently provides financial aid to over 60 students from West Michigan who are attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The scholarships are awarded for four years and currently $4,000 per year per student.  In addition to meeting academic qualifications, students must demonstrate financial need and outstanding citizenship. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be a senior preparing to graduate from an eligible West Michigan area high school in the club's area.

The scholarship for students graduating during the 2018-2019 school year has now passed.

This is the largest scholarship program of its type sponsored by an alumni club for any university in the United States. Questions may be sent via e-mail to Scholarship Committee Chair Eric Biesbrock at

The club welcomes contributions to the scholarship program and to help defray the expenses of other community programs. Please contact the club to arrange sponsorship of a scholarship, event or to obtain additional information. E-mail can be sent to

The University of Michigan Club of Grand Rapids sponsors and participates in a variety of activities throughout the year, allowing members to engage in professional networking and community service, support scholarships and student recruiting activities, and socialize with fellow alumni.

To donate, click here.