Violet Wondergem Health Science Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a resident of Kent or Ottowa counties in Michigan.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Must be majoring in a medical field.
  4. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.
  5. Must attend a college or university in Michigan.
  6. Must demonstrate unmet financial need.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  8. This award is for U.S. students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for residents of Kent and Ottowa counties in Michigan who are majoring in a medical field at any college or university in the state. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need.

Application requirements for the Violet Wondergem Health Science Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Transcript
  • Financial statement
Additional Information: The Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually, primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. This scholarship, provided each year in honor of Violet Wondergem, is awards to a Kent or Ottowa county student who is majoring in a medical field at any college or university in Michigan. Selection is based on academic records and demonstrated financial need.

Award Amount: Awards range from $500 to $5,000 depending on the student's unmet need and the availability of funds. Average awards are about $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Applications and information are available at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation website at the address provided. In addition to the online application form, an interested student must submit transcripts (official or unofficial), an essay describing his/her personal and professional aspirations, and documentation such as the FAFSA Student Aid report that proves financial need. All applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Ruth Bishop
Address: 185 Oakes St. SW Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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