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Anthony and Jeane Diekema

Anthony and Jeane Diekema

Anthony J. Diekema was president of Calvin College for twenty years, from 1976 through 1995. He and his family have established this scholarship in conjunction with The Campaign for Calvin College and in grateful acknowledgement of the academically excellent...

Anthony VanderLugt Family

Anthony VanderLugt Family

This scholarship was established to provide dedicated engineering students who are in their third or fourth year at Calvin with the opportunity to broaden their horizons and look beyond what they may have perceived as their original options. Anthony VanderLugt earned...

Anton and Sena Hoogewind Scholarship

Anton and Sena Hoogewind Scholarship

Sena Thomas Hoogewind has established this scholarship in memory of her husband, Anton, to help deserving students obtain a Christian education. It is her desire to acknowledge students who have demonstrated strong Christian character as well as leadership in church...

Arlene and Ray Bruggink

Arlene and Ray Bruggink

This scholarship was established by Arlene and Ray Bruggink who have a continued interest in music at Calvin. They would like to provide financial assistance to qualifying students who are interested in glorifying God through their musical talent

Arnold and Cynthia Morren

Arnold and Cynthia Morren

Arnie and Cindy Morren both attended Calvin College, and all three of their sons and two daughters in law are graduates of Calvin also. As God has blessed them and as they appreciate their education at Calvin, they hope to have a small part in helping someone have...

Arnold and Janice Vander Bok

Arnold and Janice Vander Bok

Arnold and Janice VanderBok are establishing this scholarship, first of all, out of gratitude to God for the abundance of blessings He has provided to them and their family. They are also thankful to Calvin College for the quality Christian education it provides and...

Arnold and Mary Dood Family

Arnold and Mary Dood Family

The Arnold and Mary Dood Medical Services Scholarship has been created by Arnold and Mary Dood’s children as an ongoing tribute to the Christian love and service they have given throughout their careers in the field of Medical Services. The award is intended for a...

Art and Marilyn Dykstra

Art and Marilyn Dykstra

Art and Marilyn Dykstra have been faithful supporters of Christian education for many years. They appreciate the ways in which Christian schools deepen Christian faith and provide excellent educational foundations for service to others in churches, communities and...

Arthur and Kathryn Mervenne Education Scholarship

Arthur and Kathryn Mervenne Education Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Laurie Hekman in honor of her parents, Arthur and Kathryn Mervenne. Mrs. Hekman wishes to specifically support students pursuing an education degree, because of the important influence of Christian teachers on the lives of...

Arthur and Laura Jean Gritter

Arthur and Laura Jean Gritter

The Gritter Family’s feelings about persons with special needs come from living with members of their own family, now passed, who lived with Down Syndrome and Duchene’s Muscular Dystrophy and who participated in special education programs. Their presence influenced...

Arthur and Norma Wierenga

Arthur and Norma Wierenga

This scholarship is established by Arthur and Norma Wierenga in honor of their parents who demonstrated their commitment to the value of lifelong learning.  

Arvin and Corrie Vos

Arvin and Corrie Vos

This scholarship is established by Arvin and Corrie Vos.  This scholarship is meant to encourage students to learn more about French and francophone language and cultures through an interim or semester abroad study program supported by the French Department.  

Audrey Greenfield Family

Audrey Greenfield Family

This scholarship is established to honor Audrey Greenfield, best friend, wife and mother of Alton and their children.?Audrey was a person who preferred to be a “behind the scenes” enabler.? She put her career on hold to support her husband’s educational aspirations...

Audrey Veldhof

Audrey Veldhof

This scholarship was established by Audrey Veldhof to honor the memory of her late husband, Lloyd. She also expresses her gratitude for the life-altering Christian education she and their children received at Calvin College by providing this scholarship to support...

Barbara and Melvin VanderBrug

Barbara and Melvin VanderBrug

This scholarship has been established by Barbara and Mel VanderBrug of Detroit, Michigan. They wish to encourage Christian women to pursue education directed towards business careers and to consider opportunities in for-profit enterprises. In particular, they would...

Barbara Bere' and Robert Bere'

Barbara Bere' and Robert Bere'

James F. Beré was an alumnus and long-time supporter of Calvin College. At the time of his death in 1992 he was Chairman and CEO of Borg-Warner Corporation in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Beré was one of the most constructively involved business leaders in Chicago. He...

Barbara Bosma

Barbara Bosma

Barbara and Jameson Bosma strongly supported Christian education and provided that benefit for their five children. Barbara was trained as a teacher and has always taken special pleasure in teaching children and helping them discover their gifts. Barbara was also...

Bea and Terry Pheifer

Bea and Terry Pheifer

Mrs. Bea and Dr. Terry Pheifer establish this scholarship for a music major out of their great respect and joy of music over the years with their family. Each of their children attended Calvin College and interacted with music during their time at Calvin and...

Beatrice Klein

Beatrice Klein

This scholarship has been established by Mrs. Beatrice Klein in memory of her late husband, Gerald L. Klein, a strong supporter of Calvin College during his lifetime. It is established in thankfulness to God and in appreciation of what the college has meant to the...

Belden Brick & Supply Company, Inc.

Belden Brick & Supply Company, Inc.

The Belden Brick & Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan has a long-standing relationship with Calvin College and believes strongly in Calvin’s mission. This scholarship is a way of supporting that mission in a tangible way. For more information on Belden, Visit...

Benjamin and Lori Lion

Benjamin and Lori Lion

Ben and Lori Lion established this scholarship for students who wish to travel overseas during interim. The Lions enjoyed taking the opportunity to study abroad during Interim by going to France, Mexico, Southern United States and Peru. Through these experiences...

Benjamin Van Andel

Benjamin Van Andel

Ben Van Andel endowed the scholarship that bears his name to be both a gift and a challenge to its recipients. As a career-long teacher, he treasured the opportunity to help students realize their dreams and potential through education. In reflecting on the future...

Berg Engineering Scholarship

Berg Engineering Scholarship

Sigval Berg and his wife Martha have traveled around the world following their calling. From Annapolis to a career in submarines to a pastorate to an engineering management position in nuclear engineering including many stops and three wonderful daughters, the...

Berg Leadership Scholarship

Berg Leadership Scholarship

Sigval and Martha Berg are pleased with the education that their daughters received while students at Calvin College and would like to make this education available to others who demonstrate leadership ability. Calvin has been an institution that demonstrates strong...

Bernard and Carol De Mots Woltjer

Bernard and Carol De Mots Woltjer

Mr. Bernard and Mrs. Carol Woltjer have established this scholarship because of their desire to share with others the wonderful blessings of a Christ-centered education at Calvin College. They are both graduates of Calvin and celebrate the faithfulness of God in...

Bernard and Dorothy Hamstra Foundation

Bernard and Dorothy Hamstra Foundation

The Hamstra Foundation Scholarship is established by the trustees of the Bernard and Dorothy Hamstra Charitable Foundation in recognition of the Hamstra’s dedicated support of Christian education. The scholarship is established for students from northern and central...

Bernard and Harriet te Velde

Bernard and Harriet te Velde

This scholarship is established in honor of Harriet’s sister, Thelma Schoneveld, who was born with severe disabilities. She was cared for by loving parents, special education teachers and now by dedicated care takers. The family wishes to share God’s blessing to...

Bernard and Jane Pekelder

Bernard and Jane Pekelder

Jane and Bernard Pekelder have had a lengthy and loyal relationship with Calvin College. Jane graduated from Calvin in the field of education and Bernard has degrees from both Calvin College and Calvin Seminary. For many years he served as College Chaplain and...

Bernard and Janice Veenstra

Bernard and Janice Veenstra

Mrs. Janice Hoekstra and her daughters have provided the College with a gift , the income from which will be used to fund scholarships and awards for students. The fund is established in memory of Dr. Hoekstra and his son, Bradley, who were tragically killed in a...

Bernard and Judy Winkle

Bernard and Judy Winkle

This scholarship is established by Bernard and Judy Winkle, both of whom are Calvin graduates, along with their two sons and daughters-in-law. With deep gratitude for their excellent Calvin education, they create this scholarship opportunity for students entering...