Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

The Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship Fund awarded $547,000 in 2017, a record-setting amount since its 1975 establishment.
The Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship Fund awarded $547,000 in 2017, a record-setting amount since its 1975 establishment.

The Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship Fund, a competitive scholarship for Meijer team members and their children, is now accepting applications for the upcoming school year.

The deadline to apply is April 1 for the scholarship, which is administered by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

The 2017 scholarship program set a record when it awarded $547,000; four $10,000 scholarships and 169 $3,000 scholarships.

“Continued education and lifelong learning were always important to our dad,” Meijer Board Member Doug Meijer said. “My brothers and I echo his beliefs and are pleased to continue providing this scholarship opportunity for Meijer team members and their children.”

For more information on the application process and to apply, please visit www.grfoundation.org/meijer.