Carl and Claudia Bajema Grand Rapids Urban Schools Scholarship

Carl and Claudia Bajema created this scholarship in order to provide GRPS graduates who are Grand Rapids residents with the opportunity to access a Grand Valley education.

  • Recipients of this scholarship must be graduates of GRPS and accepted at GVSU.
  • Candidates must have at least a 3.5 high school GPA and 24 ACT or 1180 SAT
  • If the recipient is enrolled for fewer than 12 hours, the award will be prorated.
  • Transfer students are also eligible for this scholarship if they are graduates of a GRPS high school, residents of Grand Rapids at the time of graduation from the GRPS high school, and meet the high school GPA and ACT score requirements specified above.
  • Financial need will be considered based on FAFSA.

Renewal Criteria: This scholarship may be renewed without reapplication provided the recipient continues to make satisfactory academic progress.

Carl and Claudia Bajema