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 Middle School
- East Grand Rapids High School
- Grand Rapids Christian High School
- Ottawa Hills High School
- Union High School
- West Catholic High School
To apply: fill out the Boyden-Shearer Scholarship Application and return it along with all required forms and documents, no later than Thursday, February 28, 2019, to:
Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation
1345 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 307, Grand Rapids, MI 49505.
**Please Note: Incomplete application packets will not be eligible for scholarship consideration.**