Our Opportunities

How to Apply

Admitted students can apply for Calvin University scholarships from December 1 to January 31. Complete two sections to apply: 

  1. the General Application and
  2. the New Student Application or the Returning Student Application.

Music scholarships need one extra form: 

  • the New Student Music Scholarship Application or the Returning Student Music Scholarship Application.

To start, click “Sign In” and enter your Calvin username and passphrase. Save your answers any time by clicking “Save and Keep Editing.” For help, email scholarships@calvin.edu

When finished, you’re automatically considered for ALL named scholarships*. You will also receive a list of “Recommended” scholarships. Apply by answering their specific questions. 

A few external scholarships, such as the Hugh and Eve Meeter Calvinism Award, are available under the “Opportunities” tab. 

Awarding Scholarships

Calvin awards scholarships for the upcoming academic year in mid to late March. 

*Named scholarships are competitive. Automatic consideration does not guarantee an award.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$9,000 Benjamin H. Van Andel Scholarship
Ben Van Andel established this scholarship both as a gift and as a...
Deadline01/31/2023
$10,600 Benjamin Ryan Bufford Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by family and friends of Benjamin...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,100 Bere' Memorial Scholarship
Mrs. Jeanne L. Bere’-Newgar of Palos Park, IL, established this...
Deadline01/31/2023
$5,800 Berg Engineering Scholarship
Sigval Berg and his wife Martha have traveled around the world following...
Deadline01/31/2023
$5,800 Berg Leadership Scholarship
Sigval and Martha Berg are pleased with the education that their...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,150 Berkowitz Scholarship
The late Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Berkowitz, founders and owners of Rogers...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,800 Bernard and Carol De Mots Woltjer Family Scholarship
Mr. Bernard and Mrs. Carol Woltjer established this scholarship because...
Deadline01/31/2023
$8,400 Bernard and Harriet te Velde Family Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Harriet’s sister, Thelma...
Deadline01/31/2023
$8,400 Bernard and Harriet te Velde Family Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Harriet’s sister, Thelma...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,100 Bernard and Jane Pekelder Special Education Scholarship
Jane and Bernard Pekelder have had a lengthy and loyal relationship with...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,400 Bernard and Judy Winkle Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Bernard and Judy Winkle, both of...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,500 Bernard Klamer Memorial Biology Scholarship
This scholarship honors Bernard Klamer’s lifelong Christian faith, his...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,500 Bernard Klamer Memorial Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship honors Bernard Klamer’s faithful Christian witness, his...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,300 Bernard Vellenga, Jr. Scholarship
Mr. Bernard Vellenga, Jr. entered the family business after his junior...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,500 Betsy and Randy Cross Nursing Scholarship
Betsy and Randy Cross both graduated from local Christian colleges and...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,850 Bette and John Bosma Teacher Education Scholarship
During the sixteen years that Bette Bosma taught undergraduate and...
Deadline01/31/2023
$1,350 Betty Vredevoogd Memorial Scholarship
Betty Vredevoogd graduated from Calvin in 1941 with a degree in...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,500 Beukelman/Ver Hage Family Scholarship
Laurel (Ver Hage) and Kenneth Beukelman have served as a host family for...
Deadline01/31/2023
$1,600 Beulah B. Goodenough Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. John and Mrs. Mary Gideon in...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,200 Bielema Family Scholarship
Dave and Jill Bielema established this scholarship to provide a...
Deadline01/31/2023
$5,850 Bill and Linda Tos Jr. Family Foundation Scholarship
Bill and Linda Tos and their children established this scholarship since...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,500 Blake, Elise and Macy Morren Memorial Scholarship
In May of 1996, Bill and Sue Morren were blessed with twins, a boy and a...
Deadline01/31/2023
$7,550 Blodgett Memorial Hospital Class of 1962 Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established on behalf of the Blodgett Memorial...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,000 Bob and Carol Buist Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Bob and Carol Buist in appreciation...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,200 Bob and Lois Vermeer Education Scholarship
Bob and Lois Vermeer are strong supporters of Christian education. Lois...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,200 Bob and Lois Vermeer Engineering Scholarship
Bob and Lois Vermeer established this scholarship to honor Calvin’s rich...
Deadline01/31/2023
$5,000 Bode/Stouwie Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Randy and Jan Bode in honor of their...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,500 Bolker Capital Financial Planning Scholarship
The Bolker Capital Financial Planning Scholarship is for students...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,200 Bolt Family History Scholarship
This scholarship was initially provided in memory of father and son...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,200 Bolt Family Pre-Seminary Scholarship
This scholarship was initially provided in memory of father and son...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,200 Bolt Family Psychology Scholarship
This scholarship was initially provided in memory of father and son...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,400 Borgman Family Nursing Scholarship in Memory of Kate Borgman
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Borgman of Grand Rapids, MI, established this...
Deadline01/31/2023
$1,500 Bosscher Family Interim Scholarship
Jim and Ange Bosscher established this scholarship to assist needy...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,000 Botting Family Scholarship
All three of Robert and Jean Botting’s sons were students at Calvin...
Deadline01/31/2023
N/A Boumgarden Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Boumgarden Family in gratitude...
Deadline01/31/2023
$1,300 Bouwsma Memorial Scholarship
Through the generosity of the late Mrs. Gertrude Bouwsma-Bos and in...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,000 Bretton and Kimberly Bolt Family Scholarship
Bretton and Kimberly Bolt established this scholarship out of their...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,000 Brian E. Dyk Memorial Scholarship
Brian Dyk taught at West Side Christian Middle School in Grand Rapids,...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,800 Brian L. De Wall Memorial Scholarship
Mr. Gordon and Mrs. Joan De Wall of Fruitport, MI, established this...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,300 Brigadier General Robert W. Poel Military Scholarship
A retired military officer and his family established this scholarship...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,500 Bruce and Debra Los Business Scholarship
Bruce and Debra Los have a keen interest in the field of business. ...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,700 Bruce and Esther (VanManen) Drukker Family Scholarship
Steve and Nancye Drukker established this scholarship in honor of...
Deadline01/31/2023
varies Bruce and Jeralyn Ryskamp International Student Scholarship
Bruce and Jeralyn Ryskamp are strong supporters of Calvin University and...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,500 Bruce and Jeralyn Ryskamp Scholarship
Mr. Bruce and Mrs. Jeralyn Ryskamp established this scholarship out of...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,100 Bruce and Joanne Deckinga/Compassion International Scholarship
Mike and Amy Crook established this scholarship in honor of Amy’s...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,500 Bruce and Sharon Vrieland Family Engineering Scholarship
Sharon Vrieland established this scholarship as a memorial in memory of...
Deadline01/31/2023
$4,250 Bruce B. Dice Geology Scholarship
Bruce Dice is deeply grateful for God’s immense blessings in his life. ...
Deadline01/31/2023
$3,400 Bryan Dykstra Nursing Scholarship
The family and friends of the late Bryan Dykstra of Rochester, NY,...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,050 Bud and Clarice Hendrickson Scholarship
Lawrence (Bud) and Clarice Hendrickson have a deep love for Calvin. Bud...
Deadline01/31/2023
$2,500 Buikema Family Scholarship
Darryl Buikema and Tim Buikema established this scholarship as a way to...
Deadline01/31/2023