GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

The GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship is made available thanks to Grand Rapids Community Foundation which is proud to award hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

So, if you are studying for a career related to nutrition, dietetics, education, or general human services. we think that it is a great idea to apply for the Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship.

Full Description

Scholarship applications period starts on December 1 and ends on March 1, so make sure that the application package is received on time.

The number of winners and the amount of the award is determined annually, depending on the availability of funds.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for the Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship, students must meet all the eligibility criteria set by the scholarship committee.

This means that the applicant must be full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree in dietetics, nutrition, education or general human services.

Furthermore, applicants must also be residents of Kent County, have financial need, and possess a 3.4 minimum GPA.

How to Apply

By completing a general application available on the Grand Rapids Foundation website, you will automatically be considered for more than 70 scholarship funds.

To apply for the Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship, you will need to visit the GRCF’s website and fill out the general application.

The system will process your application and depending on your backgrounds, GPAs, areas of study and levels of education,  determine which scholarship you are eligible for.

The application process consists of a few steps.

First, you will need to submit the application form and the scholarship committee comprised of volunteers from all over Kent County will inform you about the status of your application.

The supporting documents include your official transcripts, a list of awards and volunteer/employment/extracurricular activities and if you are a high school senior, you must include a first-semester senior year.

The applicant is required to write an essay about the reasons for his/her choice of college, chosen course of study, career goals, plans for financing education, and information on past activities benefiting your community.

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