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Opportunity Details

The Destiny M. Adams Scholarship will award funding to a Black/African American high school senior from the city of Grand Rapids who possesses a strong desire for academic excellence and plans on attending a 2 or 4 year accredited College or university. The applicant must be entering their freshman year of College in the Fall of 2023 as a Full Time student. The applicant must have a strong desire to travel the world.

The winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for financial assistance for College and a U.S. Passport to travel the world. Applicants must have a GPA 2.7 or higher; Be a senior at a high school in Grand Rapids, MI or surrounding area. Must be admitted to a 2 or 4 year accredited College (award will be granted upon verification of acceptance into an accredited College or university). Each student is required to submit a 1-page essay on one of the topics listed below. The essay must be a “Word” document written in 12 point Times New Roman font, and single spaced. All margins must be 1 inch wide. Please include your name and school on the top of the essay.