John W. Worst Music Scholarship

Dr. John W. Worst, emeritus Professor of Music, established this scholarship in honor of his late wives, Ruth Ann Hage Worst and Dr. Myra Jean Kraker Worst. This scholarship seeks to honor their love of music and provide assistance to students pursuing a career in music.

Basic criteria:

  • entering freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher
  • interested in the art of music making, either in performance, composition, musicology, or theory. Preference will be given to those intending to pursue a career in opera, music theater, or who are active in such endeavors at Calvin. Recipients should remain active in the music department.
  • 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 Worst Family