Doris Tuinstra Cross Cultural Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Doris Tuinstra, a businesswoman from Grand Rapids, MI, who has lived under the mandate to seek first the Kingdom of God in her business, personal and church affairs. Doris has served in various capacities in her local church and in the area classis. She established this scholarship to encourage qualified people to train for the task of building the church of Jesus Christ, especially in non-North American countries.

Basic criteria:

  • entering sophomore, junior, or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • international development studies major or minor
  • exhibit strong potential for Kingdom service and leadership in the global arena
  • financial need is considered

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is not renewable.

Business, International Development Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe your past and current involvement in community service (whether on campus, your home community, or some other area)
  2. Provide an assessment of your own leadership style and potential
  3. You've already described your career goals. Now focus especially on how you have used and expect to use your knowledge and skills in the interest of poor people around the world
  4. Discuss how likely you are to look for a position in a development country upon graduation. What kind of organization do you hope to work for?