Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with demonstrated financial need and those who need support to fill the gap between their personal contribution and financial aid in the following programs: Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (undergraduate), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (graduate), Occupational Therapy (OT) (graduate), Doctorate of Physical Therapy (OPT) (graduate), Physician Assistant Studies (PA) (graduate)

  • Recipients of this scholarship must be accepted for or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be accepted and enrolled in one of the following programs: Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (undergraduate), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (graduate), Occupational Therapy (OT) (graduate), Doctorate of Physical Therapy (OPT) (graduate), Physician Assistant Studies (PA) (graduate)
  • Preference will be given to students who are interested in senior care
  • Candidates must demonstrate strong character and work towards their profession through community service and extra-curricular activities

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

Renewal Criteria: Scholarships will be applied to fall, winter, and summer semesters and may be renewed with reapplication as follows: RN to BSN up to six semesters; DNP up to eleven semesters; OT up to six semesters; DPT up to nine semesters; and PA up to seven semesters.

Donor
Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra
Award
$5,000
Scopes
Kirkhof College of Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies
Deadline
05/01/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your career goals and why you are interested in the health sciences field.
  2. How many hours of experience do you have working or volunteering in the healthcare field?
  3. Of these hours how many were devoted to senior care?