Donor Supported Scholarship

Mardell R Grant Memorial Scholarship Endowment

The Mardell R. Grant Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in honor of Mardell R. Grant to continue her legacy of supporting and appreciating the arts by supporting Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) students with financial need. The scholarship was created by James, Blaire, and Mitchell Grant in honor of James’s mother, who shared her passion, appreciation, and knowledge of the arts with James. James and his wife, Blaire, have also committed to including their children, Mitchell and Vivienne, and any future children in their tradition of honoring the arts through this scholarship fund. 


  • Undergraduate or graduate student attending at least full or part-time majoring in any program
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA at the time of application
  • Must demonstrate financial need via the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form

Recipients are eligible to receive this renewable scholarship as long as they continue to meet the defined scholarship criteria and are making satisfactory progress toward a degree.

To apply you must be accepted into a KCAD degree-granting program. 

Contact the Scholarship Office

Phone: 616.259.1112

Email: [email protected]