Budden Family Pathway Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to help widen the pathway to graduation for students from middle income families who do not qualify for federal non-need based aid and are ineligible for many of the government programs intended to help defray the costs of tuition and fees. Support from the Grand Valley community will impact the University’s highest priority, and help students from middle income families to avoid indebtedness, achieve their goals, and become fully engaged citizens. To be eligible:

  • Recipients must have been accepted for or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be an undergraduate or a graduate student enrolled full-time and admitted to programs within the College of Health Professions or Kirkhof College of Nursing
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale

Financial need shall be demonstrated by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Renewal Criteria: This scholarship may be renewed with reapplication provided the recipient continues to meet the qualifications stated above.

Doug and Joan Budden
College of Health Professions, Grand Valley University Foundation, Kirkhof College of Nursing