John R. and Marie A. Swierenga Brass Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of John R. and Marie A. Swierenga. Mr. Swierenga played a brass instrument and all six of his children played brass instruments in the Calvin Band. Mr. and Mrs. Swierenga instilled in their children and grandchildren a love for music and the church. They faithfully attended the choir, band and orchestra concerts of their children and grandchildren and nurtured and supported a profound respect for God’s gift of music.

Basic criteria:

  • entering sophomore, junior, or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • evidence of musical ability as determined by an appropriate faculty
  • financial need is considered

Renewal criteria: Students who wish to be considered for renewal must file a new application each year and will be given equal consideration with other candidates.

John and Marie Swierenga Family