Junior GIANT Scholarship Nomination

The 39th Annual Giant Award and Banquet

The nomination deadline is November 1, 2020.

Scholarship Award Details

  • Scholarships awarded to students of African American heritage.
  • The nominee must attend a Kent Intermediate School District.
  • The Giant Awards Committee will make the final selection of award recipients.
  • Transcript or school contact information required.
  • The recipient will be recognized at the Giant Awards and Banquet ceremony.
  • Each recipient will receive a $1000 scholarship to a college/technical school of their choice.

Nomination Directions

  1. In narrative form, individually address all five Nomination Rationale questions.
    • Each question will be scored equally during the selection process.
    • Only one person may be nominated per form.
  2. Online submission is encouraged. If you would like to complete a hard copy nomination, please email ODEI@grcc.edu or call (616) 234-3390.
  3. The complete Nomination Rationale may not be more than two one-sided 8.5"x11" pages, printed or typed.

Nomination Suggestions

  • Do not assume selection committee members know your nominee's qualifications.
  • Consult with others, even your nominee, to be sure you include all of your nominee's activities and accomplishments.

The demonstration of the following qualities best portrays the essence of a Junior Giant Leader:

  • Achievement
  • Academic Achievement
  • Academic Progress
  • Advocate
  • Approachable
  • Commitment
  • Community Impact
  • Community Involvement
  • Credibility
  • Effectiveness
  • Head and Shoulders Above the Crowd
  • Honesty
  • Innovator
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Optimist
  • Perseverance
  • Selflessness
  • Trustworthiness
  • Vision

Junior GIANT Leadership Scholarship Nomination

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