Financial Aid

Financial Aid for Parents

Choosing Grand Valley is a smart investment in your student's future – one made even better by the wide variety of financial aid options available.

In 2011-2012, 95 percent of Grand Valley's full-time dependent students received financial aid (with an average award of $12,739) in the form of Grants, Scholarships, Loans, and Work study.

Explore this site to learn more about how you can take advantage of financial aid from Grand Valley. Still have questions? Contact the Financial Aid Office at, (616) 331-3234, or toll-free at (800) 748-0246.

There are many options to explore when it comes to paying for college. Below are steps to help you get started.

Apply for Aid File a FAFSA

Resources to help you complete your FAFSA application.




Looking for scholarships? Search our database of 300+ scholarships.

Work & Earn


Parent Loan

Consider a parent loan to assist your student with educational expenses.

MoneySmart LakersMoneySmart Lakers 

Resources to help develop or define your money management skills.


Page last modified October 1, 2013