Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra Health Sciences Scholarship: Doctor of Physical Therapy (PT)

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 Doctorate of Physical Therapy (OPT) (graduate) program.

  • Recipients of this scholarship must be accepted for or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be accepted and enrolled in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (OPT) (graduate) program
  • 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: DPT up to nine semesters

Steven and Kathryn '83 Bandstra
Physical Therapy
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?