David and Sheryl (Kragt) Vander Ploeg Secondary Education Scholarship

Because of their family’s strong support of Christian education and commitment to the teaching profession, David and Sheryl Vander Ploeg established this scholarship for education majors. This award will support and encourage a Calvin student who is pursuing a career as a secondary education teacher.

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • pursuing a secondary education major
  • preference will be given to students who have been involved in volunteer or extra-curricular activities and to those who demonstrate the ability to express the importance of their Christian faith in their lives
  • financial need is considered

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable if the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria. Fifth year seniors are also eligible for the renewal. Renewal is subject to funding availability.