Vanderploeg-Edgerly Sociology & Social Work Scholarship
Gretchen Vanderploeg Edgerly graduated from Calvin in 1977 with a major in psychology. She went on to obtain her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. Her husband, David W. Edgerly, also earned his Ph.D. in psychology from the same institution. The Edgerlys maintain a strong commitment to Christian education and Calvin. They also maintain a strong commitment to education about, prevention of, and treatment for child sexual abuse. This scholarship was established for students in the fields of psychology, sociology, and social work.
- entering junior or senior year
- cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
- sociology major or accepted into the Bachelor of Social Work Program
- 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.