Peace and Justice Scholarship

Calvin College alumnus Paul Hoffman established this scholarship in June 1987. The fund will award scholarships to Calvin University students who are actively involved with global peace and justice issues, particularly related to the causes of war and conditions for peace in the nuclear age.

Basic criteria:

  • entering sophomore, junior, or senior year
  • political science or international relations major
  • demonstrate a good understanding of the issues related to the causes of war and conditions of peace in the nuclear age, in particular, Christian positions on such issues, e.g. by papers and classroom discussion
  • demonstrate a deep commitment to the Christian calling of peacemaking in the nuclear age through extracurricular activities in school, church, youth group, or other organizations
  • financial need is not required

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.

Paul Hoffman
Political Science
Supplemental Questions
  1. Briefly explain why you are committed to the causes of peace and justice.
  2. If you have written anything on the issue of peace and justice, please attach.