Our Opportunities

To apply for Calvin University scholarships, click the yellow “Sign In” button. You must be admitted to Calvin and have a Calvin user ID in order to sign in and complete your application. You may save your application at any time by clicking “Save and Keep Editing”. Once you have completed both the General and the Prospective, First-Year Student Application or the Current Student Application, you are automatically considered for ALL of our scholarships if you meet the criteria. You will NOT see a list of scholarships that you have been automatically matched to and will be considered for. Rather, the list is ONLY some additional recommended scholarships that you can apply for if you meet some additional criteria. These scholarships require additional questions or information. If you have questions regarding the application, please contact scholarships@calvin.edu. Most scholarships are typically awarded in mid to late March of each year for the following academic year.

The list below are ALL scholarship opportunities at Calvin. Please do not use this page to apply for scholarships. Rather, apply for scholarships using the ‘Recommended’ opportunities page once you have completed your General Application. Once signed in, you will also be able to view and apply to some specific external awards, including the Hugh and Eve Meeter Calvinism Award, by selecting “External” under the “Opportunities” tab.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$2,000 Daniel VanderSpek Memorial Scholarship
Danny started at Calvin in 2006 and loved living in Beets-Veenstra where many lifelong friendships began and where he met his wife, Corrine. Danny...
Danny started at Calvin in 2006 and loved living in Beets-Veenstra where...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$2,500 David and Angela Muilenberg Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor David and Angela Muilenberg’s love for each other and for the financial planning industry where they met....
This scholarship was established to honor David and Angela Muilenberg’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$3,200 David and Sheryl (Kragt) Vander Ploeg Secondary Education Scholarship
Because of their family’s strong support of Christian education and commitment to the teaching profession, David and Sheryl Vander Ploeg...
Because of their family’s strong support of Christian education and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,200
Ended
$2,200 David and Shirley Hubers Education Scholarship
David and Shirley Hubers have a long-standing commitment to Christian education. This was passed on to daughters, Stephanie, who graduated with a...
David and Shirley Hubers have a long-standing commitment to Christian...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
$2,200 David and Shirley Hubers Nursing Scholarship
David and Shirley Hubers have a long-standing commitment to Christian education. This was passed on to daughters, Stephanie, who graduated with a...
David and Shirley Hubers have a long-standing commitment to Christian...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
$2,200 David B. Tuuk Sport Management Scholarship
Dave Tuuk helped guide the development of the physical education program from a P.E. minor and basic core activity courses into a department that...
Dave Tuuk helped guide the development of the physical education program...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
$3,300 David J. Holquist Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor David Holquist, a Calvin professor of communication arts and sciences who influenced the lives of many...
This scholarship was established to honor David Holquist, a Calvin...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,300
Ended
$3,000 David M. Ondersma Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the David M. Ondersma family to recognize the value received by the family from their education at Calvin...
This scholarship was established by the David M. Ondersma family to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$1,700 David O. Triezenberg Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Triezenberg family in memory of David O. Triezenberg, former teacher, former Calvin employee, and friend to...
This scholarship was established by the Triezenberg family in memory of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,700
Ended
$3,300 De Groot Family Scholarship
Mr. Amos J. De Groot, President of Rockview Dairies, Inc., strongly supports the idea that Calvin University must be a Christian community that...
Mr. Amos J. De Groot, President of Rockview Dairies, Inc., strongly...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,300
Ended
$2,200 De Kryger Monsman Memorial Scholarship
Mrs. Diana Monsman established this scholarship in memory of her husband, Gerald. Mr. Gerald Monsman served in a variety of state and federal...
Mrs. Diana Monsman established this scholarship in memory of her...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
$3,000 De Vries Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the children of Andy (Jeane) De Vries and Bud (Doris) De Vries to recognize the sacrifices of their parents and...
This scholarship was established by the children of Andy (Jeane) De...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$2,950 De Wall, Powell and Remein Scholarship
On January 25, 1997, a tragic automobile accident took the life of Calvin senior Brian De Wall (Fruitport, MI) and seriously injured Moni Anders...
On January 25, 1997, a tragic automobile accident took the life of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,950
Ended
$2,500 De Young Family Scholarship
Calvin College and Valley Christian High School in Cerritos, CA, have been instrumental in the lives of Alvin and Geraldine De Young and over 30 of...
Calvin College and Valley Christian High School in Cerritos, CA, have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$4,700 Debra Deur Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Charles Deur in memory and honor of his wife, Debra, who put her Christian faith into practice in many...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Charles Deur in memory and honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,700
Ended
$5,800 Debra Negen Brink Memorial Scholarship
The Brink family established this scholarship in remembrance of their wife and mother, Debra Negen Brink. Deb was a student at Calvin College from...
The Brink family established this scholarship in remembrance of their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,800
Ended
$2,500 Dena M. Sievert Scholarship
This scholarship was established by gifts from Mr. Frederick and Mrs. Susan Sievert in honor of their daughter, Dena, and her involvement in...
This scholarship was established by gifts from Mr. Frederick and Mrs....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$2,700 DeNeut Family Scholarship
William and Carolyn DeNeut have been blessed in many ways during their life together. Their business, Rice Veneer and Lumber Company, has provided...
William and Carolyn DeNeut have been blessed in many ways during their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,700
Ended
$2,500 DeRidder Family Scholarship
Charlie and Wilma DeRidder and their five children are Calvin alumni. Recognizing the Christian teachers at all levels who helped them develop...
Charlie and Wilma DeRidder and their five children are Calvin alumni. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$2,600 Detroit Scholarship
Ellen Schreuder ’75 is grateful for the ways Calvin College prepared her academically, influenced her spiritual formation, and developed her...
Ellen Schreuder ’75 is grateful for the ways Calvin College prepared her...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,600
Ended
$1,400 DeVos Business Scholarship
Dick and Betsy DeVos established this scholarship for students committed to Christian leadership and concerned about the changing needs of the...
Dick and Betsy DeVos established this scholarship for students committed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,400
Ended
$1,000 DeVries Church Music Award
Interest from this fund provides one scholarship to an outstanding student who has an interest in and aptitude for a career in church music. Basic...
Interest from this fund provides one scholarship to an outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,150 DeVries-Post Teacher Education Scholarship
Mr. John W., Jr. and Dr. Arden R. (DeVries) Post of Grand Rapids, MI, wish to thank God for His material blessings to them, thank their parents for...
Mr. John W., Jr. and Dr. Arden R. (DeVries) Post of Grand Rapids, MI,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,150
Ended
$2,400 DeVries-Visser Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Wiebe and Gertrude De Vries of Pella, Iowa, in recognition of the many years of...
This scholarship was established by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Wiebe and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,400
Ended
$3,500 Dewey and Kay Hoitenga Scholarship
As alumni of Calvin, Dewey and Kay (Bos) Hoitenga are thankful for the Christ-centered education they received. Both of their fathers, as well as...
As alumni of Calvin, Dewey and Kay (Bos) Hoitenga are thankful for the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,500
Ended
$2,000 Dewey and Marilyn Heetderks Family Medical Scholarship
Dr. Dewey and Mrs. Marilyn Heetderks of Grand Rapids, MI, established this scholarship for a student planning a career in medicine. Basic...
Dr. Dewey and Mrs. Marilyn Heetderks of Grand Rapids, MI, established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$2,200 Diane Wisse Greenfield Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Bill and Elsie Schafer in loving memory of Diane Wisse Greenfield who attended Calvin College (’80) and later...
This scholarship was established by Bill and Elsie Schafer in loving...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
$1,000 Dick and Lorraine Katte Scholarship
Dick and Lorraine Katte established this scholarship in grateful acknowledgement of the excellent Christian education they both received at Calvin...
Dick and Lorraine Katte established this scholarship in grateful...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,700 Diekema Family Scholarship
Anthony J. Diekema was president of Calvin for 20 years, from 1976 through 1995. During the years of his presidency, President Diekema maintained...
Anthony J. Diekema was president of Calvin for 20 years, from 1976...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,700
Ended
$2,500 Dirk and Jean Vander Steen Community Service Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Dirk and Jean Vander Steen in appreciation of their great educational experience at Calvin College. The...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Dirk and Jean Vander Steen in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$4,500 Don and Carrie Vermeer Scholarship in Geography
This scholarship was established through a gift from Don Vermeer and his late wife Carrie Vermeer. The Vermeers have a great respect for the Calvin...
This scholarship was established through a gift from Don Vermeer and his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,500
Ended
$2,500 Donald and Barbara Holtrop Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Donald and Barbara Holtrop to honor their parents, Henry and Katie Holtrop and Cornelius and Annette Schuitema....
This scholarship was established by Donald and Barbara Holtrop to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$3,800 Donald and Judith Westra Family Scholarship
Donald and Judith Westra established this scholarship to provide graduates of Eastern Christian, North Haledon, NJ, the opportunity to attend...
Donald and Judith Westra established this scholarship to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,800
Ended
$2,350 Donald and Kathleen Molewyk Family Scholarship
In gratitude to God for His many blessings in their lives and as life time supporters of Christian education, Donald and Kathleen Molewyk...
In gratitude to God for His many blessings in their lives and as life...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,350
Ended
$2,000 Donald and Marie Boersma Family Scholarship in Social Work
The Boersma family have long believed that well-trained Christian social workers are critical to meet the needs of disadvantaged and hurting...
The Boersma family have long believed that well-trained Christian social...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$2,500 Donald and Nancy Wierenga Business and Public Service Scholarship
Following in his father’s footsteps, Donald Wierenga established a successful insurance business in Byron Center, MI, where he also served as Byron...
Following in his father’s footsteps, Donald Wierenga established a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$3,200 Donald E. Pruis Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dirk and Liesl Pruis to honor the memory of Donald Pruis, a long-time faculty member of the Business Department...
This scholarship was established by Dirk and Liesl Pruis to honor the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,200
Ended
$3,200 Donald P. Rhoads Scholarship for International Students
This scholarship was established by Joel and Janis Carpenter to support Calvin in its mission to provide excellent and affordable Christian higher...
This scholarship was established by Joel and Janis Carpenter to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,200
Ended
$2,400 Donna T. and Louis H. Hekman Scholarship
Donna and Louis Hekman graduated from Calvin College in 1940. Louis went on to get an advanced degree from Harvard School of Business. Donna was a...
Donna and Louis Hekman graduated from Calvin College in 1940. Louis...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,400
Ended
$3,200 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...
This scholarship was established by Doris Tuinstra, a businesswoman from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,200
Ended
$2,750 DornerWorks Computer/Software Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was established by DornerWorks, Ltd to encourage students to pursue their calling using their technical gifts and talents. Their...
This scholarship was established by DornerWorks, Ltd to encourage...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,750
Ended
$3,000 Dorothy and Harry Weller Family Scholarship
Dorothy and Harry Weller established a business and raised their children in Grandville, MI. Dorothy has been especially active in promoting...
Dorothy and Harry Weller established a business and raised their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$3,700 Dorothy Duthler Nursing Scholarship
Dorothy Duthler established this nursing scholarship to promote the things that have deeply enriched her life: caring for people facing health...
Dorothy Duthler established this nursing scholarship to promote the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,700
Ended
$2,800 Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Meeuwsen Medical Scholarship
Dr. Bernard and Mrs. Louise Meeuwsen of Grand Rapids, MI, established this scholarship out of gratitude for what God has done for their family and...
Dr. Bernard and Mrs. Louise Meeuwsen of Grand Rapids, MI, established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,800
Ended
$2,400 Dr. and Mrs. Harvey J. Bratt Medical and Missions Scholarship
Harvey and Fran Bratt, medical doctor and registered nurse, respectively, established this scholarship for worthy young people who plan to pursue a...
Harvey and Fran Bratt, medical doctor and registered nurse,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,400
Ended
$3,000 Dr. and Mrs. Lee S. Huizenga Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the children of Dr. and Mrs. Lee S. Huizenga to remember their parents’ lifelong commitment to “preach the...
This scholarship was established by the children of Dr. and Mrs. Lee S....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$1,500 Dr. and Mrs. William J. Yonker Scholarship
The Yonker Fund grants annual scholarships for Calvin students who intend to pursue a career in Christian ministry or missions. Basic...
The Yonker Fund grants annual scholarships for Calvin students who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,900 Dr. Barney Steen Scholarship for Physical Education
Through the generosity of Gerrit and Agnes Hennink, as well as other friends and former athletes of Barney Steen and Calvin, this scholarship...
Through the generosity of Gerrit and Agnes Hennink, as well as other...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,900
Ended
$3,000 Dr. Bernard J. Ten Broek Biology Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor the service of Dr. Bernard Ten Broek to the Calvin Biology Department, and to continue, in perpetuity,...
This scholarship was established to honor the service of Dr. Bernard Ten...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$4,350 Dr. Bernard Zylstra, S.J.D., Memorial Scholarship
Mr. Gerrit and Mrs. Carol Zylstra established this scholarship to honor their brother, Dr. Bernard Zylstra, former Professor of Political Theory...
Mr. Gerrit and Mrs. Carol Zylstra established this scholarship to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,350
Ended