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International Student Program


   Fall Admission Deadline: May 1   

Preparing global citizens
to have a global impact!

Our International Student Program celebrates diversity and welcomes students from every culture and tradition, as the body of Christ is made up of peoples from every tribe and language and people and nation,” (Revelation 5:9).

This program has a positive impact on the entire school community by expanding global perspectives, fostering cultural understandings, and nurturing a passion for God’s people.

ISP Pure Michigan
The presence and involvement of international students in our school community:
  • Celebrates the diversity of God’s creation
  • Fosters an environment for cultural exchange
  • Supports a student community comfortable with and able to engage with other cultures
  • Brings new insights and different perspectives into class discussions
  • Develops awareness of and appreciation for international issues and events
  • Prepares students to live and serve in the global community having a global impact

For over 10 years, we have had a vibrant international student program. Students from Hungary, Brazil, China, Germany, Guatemala, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Spain, Switzerland, Uganda, Morocco, Albania, Italy, Belize, Chile, Nigeria, Bolivia, Costa Rica, and Peru have participated in our program.

IPS Students Ade, Jessica, Hannah
ISP Graduation 2014

What makes the International Student Program at Grand Rapids Christian Schools unique?


Program Director

Joelle Williams

Skype: live:jwilliams_1485
We-Chat: JAWilliams
WhatsApp: 616-717-2909

Program Assistant Director

Julie Watson