The Purpose of the Award:


  • To REMEMBER and honor the life of Ryan Fischer and all he stood for through his strong faith in God, his passion for his country, his unconditional love for all others and his zeal to live life to its fullest.  

  • TO ENCOURAGE AND CHALLENGE ALL Grandville student athletes to live a life that represents the integrity, character and sportsmanship that Ryan displayed in all facets of his life.

  • To RECOGNIZE one Grandville Varsity Athlete (male or female) that displays characteristics that best reflects Ryan's life.

  • To ESTABLISH and promote a standard for all amateur athletes. 


The award will be known as the "Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy Award" and will be a one-time college scholarship to the school of the recipient's choice.  The value of the scholarship will be based on the assets available.  The name of the recipient will also be placed on a permanent plaque in Grandville High School.


The award will be presented each spring at the Grandville High School Spring Sports Award Banquet.



  • Senior in High School with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA

  • Accepted to an accredited college or university and enrolled by October 1st following his/her high school graduation - Scholarship made payable to university only

  • Must have lettered in one varsity sport in which the MHSAA sponsors a post season tournament.

  • Must be of high moral character, demonstrate a strong faith in God, a love for this country and be committed to community service.

  • Must also demonstrate outstanding sportsmanship, exceptional leadership, integrity and a positive attitude towards all individuals.


The goal of the Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy Scholarship committee is to establish an endowment fund capable of sustaining the scholarship for an indefinite period.


See Sue Mattice in the Grandville High School Guidance office for an informative brochure.


Click on the icons below to download the scholarship guidelines and application.


2020 Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy

Scholarship Award Recipient

Ian Doyle


2019 Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy

Scholarship Award Recipient

Landon Poll


2018 Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy

Scholarship Award Recipient

Devin Dickerson


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2017 Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy

Scholarship Award Recipient

Erin Fitzpatrick


2016 Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy

Scholarship Award Recipient

Hannah VanderSlice


2015 Ryan Fischer Bulldog Legacy

Scholarship Award Recipient

Isabella Buck