Jim and Anne Den Ouden Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded each spring to one freshman, sophomore, or junior student enrolled in the education program at Providence. The scholarship funds will be disbursed for the following year’s tuition. Students must be a declared education student, intending on teaching at either the elementary or secondary levels. The funds will be disbursed before each semester at $500 per semester. Only current freshmen, sophomore and junior students may apply. All applicants must be currently enrolled in or have successfully completed Edu 101. The scholarship is merit based and financial need will not be a factor in deciding upon the recipient. The scholarship is not renewable; however, recipients can reapply the following spring. At some point following the awarding of the scholarship, the recipient will meet with Jim and Anne Den Ouden, either at an awards dinner or another setting initiated by the Den Ouden’s. The scholarship will be awarded by the scholarship committee.

  • To Apply: Current freshman, sophomore and junior students should complete the Jim and Anne Den Ouden Scholarship Application You must include: a college transcript (with the cumulative GPA); a declaration of your major and educational area of concentration; two Den Ouden Scholarship Reference Forms, one from an education professor, and one from another person (former teacher, pastor, former employer); an essay reflecting on your Christian philosophy of education; and a Lesson Plan that clearly demonstrates a Christian perspective on the subject being taught. Return these to the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Due Date: Jim and Anne Den Ouden Scholarship applications should be returned for consideration by April 15.

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