SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UPPERCLASSMEN

Activity Scholarships

For more information on applying, email Joanna Van Velzen.

Scholarship Amount

Bloemendaal Organ Scholarship

David and Joyce Bloemendaal fund this scholarship for a continuing Dordt College student One $300 scholarship is awarded each year to a student entering the sophomore, junior or senior year, who shows Christian commitment and contribution to church organ music programs as well as the Dordt College organ music program. The recipients are not required to major in music, need not be a music major; however, a 2.50 minimum cumulative GPA is required. The availability of this scholarship is dependent on annual funding.

$300

James Koldenhoven Theatre Arts Scholarship

Dr. James Koldenhoven, Professor of Theater Arts, Emeritus 1997 and friends established this scholarship for a student pursuing a theatre arts area of study, although not necessarily a theatre arts major. Academic success will be considered, but potential and participation in theatre arts will be more important than GPA. Freshmen, sophomores or juniors can apply.

$900

Jeffrey A. Alons Theatre Arts Scholarship

The family of Jeffrey A. Alons established this scholarship in his memory. Jeff graduated from Dordt College in 1986 with a theater arts and English major. He worked in professional theater until his death in 1995. This $500 scholarship is for a student pursuing a theatre arts area of study, although not necessarily a theatre arts major. Academic success will be considered, but potential and participation in theatre arts will be more important than GPA. Freshmen, sophomores or juniors can apply.

$800

John and Reona Reinsma Organ Scholarship

This scholarship, established by Gerald Reinsma in honor of his parents, will be awarded to a student who contributes to church music programs as well as the Dordt College music programs. Applicants need not be majoring in music; however, they must be able to demonstrate performance ability in the area of organ music.

$4,400

Len and Lee Rhoda Women’s Basketball Scholarship

Len Rhoda, Professor of Physical Education Emeritus 2005 and his wife Lee wish to encourage students who have or will make a significant contribution to the Dordt College Women’s Basketball Program. Recipients must have a 2.50 cumulative GPA. The Dordt College Women’s Basketball Coach and the Dordt College Director of Athletics will select the recipients.

Application: No Application is required

$1,400

Ringerwole Organ Scholarship

Alvin and Lula Ringerwole, parents of Dr. Joan Ringerwole, Professor of Music, Emerita 2005 established this scholarship to support students who desire to continue studying organ music performance. Applicants will be required to play a selected list of works for a jury examination committee, and the recipient will be required to take organ lessons from a Dordt College faculty member for both semesters in which the Ringerwole Organ Scholarship monies are awarded.

$800