Business as Mission Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a family who desires to promote the worldview that business and economics as a calling can be used to expand and promote God’s kingdom. This scholarship is given to strengthen a business student’s passion, calling and understanding of how business and economics can be used for spreading the gospel, promoting justice, alleviating poverty and improving lives.

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher
  • business, economics or international development studies major or minor
  • planning to go on the off-campus 3rd world development program
  • be able to articulate a personal testimony and a potential calling for using business skills in developing countries
  • candidates applying to study in Honduras must be conversationally competent in Spanish
  • financial need is considered

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable for summer internships following the semester abroad (not renewable for future years at Calvin).

Award
$3,500
Scopes
Business, International Development Studies
Deadline
02/01/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. What is your anticipated off-campus program?
  2. If Honduras, on a scale of 0 to 10 (with 10 being totally fluent), what is your level of Spanish proficiency?
  3. Describe your current spiritual life and how God has been working in your life over the past few years.
  4. How do you see God leading you in this pursuit of business and/or economics in the context of business and international development?