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Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship

The Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $500, Maximum: $1500
Application Deadline: 1-Apr
Requirements: Applicant must be attending an accredited school in Michigan, 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.
Eligibility: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Grand Rapids Community Foundation
209-C Waters Building, 161 Ottawa Avenue, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Email Address:
Phone Number: 616 454 1751
Fax Number: 616 454 6455

You can find out more by contacting:

Ruth E. Bishop
Education Program Associate

Email Address:
Phone Number: 616 454 1751 x103

It is important to investigate the latest information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of obtaining money can be attained by first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, be aware of the reason for involvement of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and their goals for the Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, make sure there is the possibility to obtain the scholarship. If you think that there is a good chance of going on to be one of the winners of the Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital part of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Occasionally the process can be drawn-out and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done correctly and without omission. Pay careful attention so that you won't miss out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship chooses a winner and actually dispenses the resources so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions in what can be paid with the Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship. You might find it challenging to be able to take care of all of your financial needs, and obtaining the Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the Dorothy J. Thurston Scholarship, keep at it, there are other scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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