The Bailey (Voss) Dykstra Scholarship

Open for application on October 1st.

The Bailey (Voss) Dykstra Scholarship

With gratefulness for the quality Christian education provided to our family, the Voss family offers this scholarship to VCS students who have a financial need in honor of Bailey (Voss) Dykstra (’07).

The Voss children, Taylor (’04) and Bailey (’07), are proud Valley Christian alumni.

Looking to give (donors)?

Use the giving form below to give a tax-deductible gift in support of this annual scholarship. More information on the scholarship, its intent, and Belinda’s life can be found below.

Looking to apply (students)?

Students who would like to apply for this annual scholarship may do so using the application form below (if the form is unavailable, the application window is currently closed).

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Financial need-based scholarship for a current VCS family.


$1,000, one-time scholarship, to be awarded and distributed annually.



  • Applicants will be a first year VCS family in grades 9-12.
    • If no suitable student qualifies, the award may be given to a non-first year student in grades 9-12.  If still no suitable student qualifies, the scholarship will be reopened in the spring semester to a family in any grade at VCS.
  • Applicant families must have a FACTS Grant and Aid application completed and on file for the school year the scholarship applies.
  • Student’s GPA/classroom performance will be reviewed as part of application.
  • An essay is required from both the student’s parent(s) and the student as part of the application criteria.
    • Parent(s) should complete an essay (up to 300 words) describing the family, the financial need, and their passion for Christian education.
    • Student should complete an essay (up to 300 words) describing their interest in Christian education or Valley Christian, specifically.



  • Complete the form below.
  • 2023-24 applications must be submitted by October 31, 2023.
  • The winner will be notified within 30 days of the application deadline.
  • The scholarship will be awarded within 30 days of notification.
  • This scholarship is intended for a student’s VCS tuition.

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