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Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship

Sponsored by: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Applicant must be a graduate-level student attending an accredited school in the US, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have been a resident of Kent County, Mich. for at least two years, (at time of application or prior to college study). Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.


Application Deadline April 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 44
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable if recipient maintains minimum 3.0 GPA and continues to demonstrate financial need.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $2,000
Average $1,000
Min $1,000


Max 10
Min 1

Contact Information

Ruth E. Bishop
Education Program Officer
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
United States

Phone: (616) 284-4903

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