Betty Vredevoogd Memorial Scholarship

Betty Vredevoogd graduated from Calvin in 1941 with a degree in education, followed by a masters degree in special education from the University of Michigan. She devoted her life to teaching, faithfully serving for many years at Children’s Retreat, a Grand Rapids area educational facility for children with developmental disabilities. Betty passed away in 1999, but through this scholarship, a new generation of special education teachers will be encouraged to excel in their chosen profession, just as she did.

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher
  • pursuing a degree special education and demonstrate excellent Christian character, superior motivation, and top academic work
  • financial need is not required

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher. Renewal is subject to funding availability.

Elizabeth Vredevoogd