The Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship is offered to a senior at South Christian High School entering a full time program in the fall at any accredited college, university, vocational, or technical school and majoring in healthcare, education, or business. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Scholarship recipients are selected by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF) and applicants follow the GRCF process. Dollar amounts will vary. Applications run from December until the due date.
By connecting people, their passions and our region’s resources, Grand Rapids Community Foundation and our partners work toward an inclusive and equitable West Michigan. Over the last century, the Community Foundation has used the tools of philanthropy to respond to community needs. Today, to carry out our North Star and overcome racial, social and economic inequities, we must respond with intention and care. Our partners inspire, motivate and guide our work.