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First Scholars

First Scholars is designed to significantly increase your academic and personal growth in your first experiencing higher education.

As a member of this incentive-based program, we will make special efforts to connect you to a multitude of services available to ensure you successfully progress toward achieving your academic goals. Those services include advising, academic support, tutoring and other key resources and activities that have been proven to support course — and, ultimately, academic program — completion.

First Scholar at GRCC are assigned a professional advisor or counselor who will serve as their go-to resource for assistance in course selection, determining a program of study, career counseling and personal counseling.

There are even more advantages to being a First Scholar at GRCC. Participating students can earn up to $1,000 in free GRCC parking, free food and more!

Find out if you qualify by emailing firstscholars@grcc.edu, or calling (616) 234-4839.