Donald and Barbara VanderJagt Mathematics and Athletics Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and reward students who both major in mathematics and participate in athletics.

  • Have at least a Sophomore (or later) undergraduate standing with an overall GPA of 2.5
  • Must be a full time student with a declared mathematics major and continuously taking at least one mathematics course leading to a mathematics major
  • Must participate in and be a member of at least one or more intercollegiate athletic team or one club sport at Grand Valley State, as verified by the Assistant Athletic Director
  • Must be making satisfactory academic progress according to the norms established by GVSU and the NCAA
  • Financial need may be considered as shown by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form

Renewal Criteria: Scholarships are not automatically renewed, recipients will have to reapply to have scholarship renewed.

Donald and Barbara VanderJagt
Up to $2,000
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Mathematics
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please list any intercollegiate varsity sports in which you participated and the year in which you participated in them.
  2. Please list courses in the Mathematics major which you have taken or in which you are enrolled.
  3. As part of this application please write an essay explaining why you chose to major in mathematics and to participate in athletics. Essay should be 1-2 pages in length, double-spaced typed. Include a title page listing and title of your essay, your name, your student number, and the date. Please upload essay to this application.
  4. Please upload a copy of your most current unofficial transcript.
  5. Please provide the name and email address of a coach who has coached you for one or more seasons and who will submit a letter of reference on your behalf. Prior to typing in the name and email address of your reference provider, please make sure to contact the individual to ensure they are willing to serve as a reference.To monitor whether your reference provider has provided the requested information, once you have specified a reference provider at least once, the “References” menu will appear in the top navigation menu. Simply navigate to that tab and you will see all references specified. “Requested” means that the reference provider has not yet supplied the requested information whereas “Submitted” means that your reference provider has completed his/her reference. By clicking “Resend”, you can remind the reference providers to complete the request.
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