Academics & the Arts


Grand View makes available a wide variety of scholarships for students.  We invite you to explore the options here.  Some scholarships require a special application, while other awards may be part of your financial aid package based on your academic achievements. Please contact the Admissions Office with questions about a specific scholarship.

GV Scholarships at a Glance

Explore all Grand View scholarships here.

Departmental Scholarships

Explore Art, Music, Nursing, and Theatre scholarships here.

Adult Learner Scholarships

Please click HERE to learn more about our adult learner scholarships.

Presidential Ambassador

By invitation for incoming freshmen who qualify for a Presidential Scholarship

Think you might qualify to compete for a Presidential Scholarship?  (Check out the link to the Scholarship Calculator below.) If so, you may have an additional opportunity!

All Presidential Scholarship competitors will be considered for invitation to participate in The Presidential Ambassador program.

The students chosen will display and develop leadership skills through meetings and personal interactions with Grand View president Kent Henning and the Grand View Board of Trustees. They will be involved as participants in various activities and seminars both on and off campus, and will get acquainted with community leaders in the Des Moines area.

Through the Presidential Ambassador program, participants will make connections and hone abilities that will serve them throughout their careers.

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Calculate and Compare Your Costs

Calculate It! allows you to compare your estimated Grand View financial aid and out-of-pocket costs with those of other colleges and universities for which you may have similar estimates. 


GV Complete

GV COMPLETE combines a four-year financing plan and a four-year academic plan to help you get and stay on the path to a complete degree.Learn more here.