Graduate Student Advisory Committee
Commitment, Partnership, Advocacy, and Leadership

Community Resources

This page is designed to provide information about the different resources available to students. These resources might be useful in time of needs. The listings are not an endorsement by the GSAC and are offered as a resource only. Please feel free to send an email to the following address if you know resources that might be useful to students: joelluc DOT raveloharimisy AT wmich DOT edu

Scholarship and Funding Information
Funding through WMU:
Bullets WMU Graduate College
Funding Outside WMU
bullet Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
bullets American Institute of Physics Congressional Science Fellowships
Bullet American Physical Society
Bullets Anson Fellowship
bullet Database for Humanities and Social Science
bullet International Student Organization (Database for International Students)
Bullet Institute for Humane Studies Hayek Fund for Scholars
Bullet Michigan Historical Review Student Essay Contest
Bullet National Endowment for the Humanities
Bullet Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate School Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards
Bullet National Society of Hisapanic MBAs ( New)
Bullet Women in PhD programs in STEM disciplines ( New)
Bullet National Science Foundation, Directorate of Education and HumanResources ( New)
Bullet College Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships ( New)

Free and/or Cheap Clothes
Community Service Center
1028 Walnut Street (on the I-94 Business Loop)
Tel: 269 343 0914

Double Exposure
7067 South Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI 49002
(in the shopping center next to Sam's Club)
Tel: 269 323 9003

Goodwill Industries
Alcott Store
420 E. Alcott Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Tel: 269.382.0490

Milham Store
411 W. Milham Avenue
Portage, MI 49024
Tel: 269.552.5260

West Towne Store (Nearest to WMU)
4408 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Tel: 269.372.6127

Kalamazoo Deacons Conference
1010 N. Westnedge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Tel: 269 344 7333 (Click "Services")

Nash's Outlets Inc
579 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI
Tel: 269 552 9433

NuWay Thrift Store, Inc.
211 E. Cork Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Tel: 269-343-7108

Second Impressions
3750 S Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-2978
Tel: 269 345 7757

The Salvation Army
1700 S. Burdick
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Tel:269 344-6119

Employment and Job Search:
The following link has tremendous information about employment, employment counseling, training, and/or placement, etc.
Employment Services:
Provident Living--Self-Reliance and Welfare Resources:,10803,1653-1,00.html

Food Emergency Services
Kalamazoo Gospel Mission:
Angel Food Ministries:
Angel Food Ministries Sites in Kalamazoo and surroundings:

This site provide information about virus and hoax information that might be important for you:

Moms and Babies
The following links have useful information about family life issues and needs: pregnancy situations, baby and day care, parenting, etc.
Alternatives Pregnancy Care Center:
Family planning and sexual health:
( 269.372.1200 )

Bethany Christian Services:
Gentiva Home Health
Tel: 1 800 444 8427; 269 720 2488
Kalamazoo Caring Network
Tel: 269-381-1234
The Kalamazoo Drop-In Child Care Center (KDCCC):

Important Links
Valuable information on both drug and alcohol use:


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