This unique scholarship was established by the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation in honor of Joel M. Boyden and Thomas Shearer, both of whom served as Past Presidents of the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids.
The Scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified area high school seniors who have met four standards: scholastic achievement, athletic accomplishment, community service and financial need.
Applicants for the Boyden-Shearer Scholarship must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average and limited to seniors at the following schools:
- Catholic Central High School
- City High
- East Grand Rapids High School
- Grand Rapids Christian High School
- Grand River Preparatory High School
- Innovation Central High School
- Ottawa Hills High School
- Union High School
- West Catholic High School
To apply: fill out the 2016-2017_BoydenShearerApplicationPacket and return it along with all required forms no later than Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to the Rotary office at 1345 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 204, Grand Rapids, MI 49505.
**Please Note: Incomplete application packets will not be eligible for scholarship consideration.**