Junior GIANT Scholarship Nomination

The 38th Annual Giant Award and Banquet

Nomination deadline is November 1, 2019.

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

Nominee Information
GPA
Upload requirements
Nomination Categories
Please select one category. If no category is selected, the nomination will be disqualified.
Nominator information
Nomination Rationale Areas

The Nomination Rationale Area is your opportunity to share how the individual you nominate exceeds in the following areas:

  1. Demonstrated Leadership Profile.
  2. Community Involvement and Impact.
  3. Characteristics Pertaining to Award.
  4. Demonstrated Essence of a Giant.
  5. Educational Background.

All information submitted is confidential and will be reviewed only by the Giants' committee. Award recipients will be shared with the Grand Rapids Press for publication purposes.

Would you like to upload your nomination rationale as a document or submit by typing on this form submission?
Option 1: Upload Nomination Rationale

Your document should not be longer than two one-sided 8.5"x11" pages, or more than 1,000 words, and must address all five Nomination Rationale Areas:
1. Demonstrated Leadership Profile.
2. Community Involvement and Impact.
3. Characteristics Pertaining to Award Category.
4. Demonstrated Essence of a Giant.
5. Educational Background.

Upload requirements
Option 2: Type your responses

All five Nomination Rationale Areas combined should not total more than 1,000 words.