Edwin and Eleanor Vrieland
This scholarship was established by Edwin and Eleanor Vrieland to enable and encourage gifted students to pursue careers in chemistry or biochemistry at Calvin College as well as to help them to develop a Christian world view. Edwin received an A.B. degree in chemistry from Calvin in 1959 and then a Ph.D. in chemistry from Northwestern University. Following graduation he enjoyed a rewarding career in research at the Dow Chemical Company. Eleanor is a registered nurse and has worked as a visiting nurse and as a staff nurse in the Midland hospital.