Your path, Grand Rapids' promise
Empowering Grand Rapids high school students with access to higher education
The Promise Zone Scholarship is a place-based scholarship that provides qualifying high school students with access to attend Grand Rapids Community College for free, and pursue the academic, job-training or certificate program of their choice!
Michigan politicians, business leaders and nonprofit organization leaders know the key to better quality of life for all residents is a strong economy — made possible by open access to higher education.
Do I qualify for the Promise Zone Scholarship?
You're eligible to receive the scholarship if you:
- Have lived within the city of Grand Rapids since the start of 11th grade.
- Have attended one of the 24 high schools within city limits since the start of 11th grade.
- Stay with it! Graduate from your high school.
How much am I eligible for?
|If you started school and started living in the city of Grand Rapids||Scholarship Amount|
|Before 10th grade||100%|
|Before 11th grade||50%|