Donald P. Rhoads Scholarship for International Students

This scholarship was established by Joel and Janis Carpenter to support Calvin in its mission to provide excellent and affordable Christian higher education by strengthening its financial aid program and also to support the university’s efforts to attract talented and devoted students from the global south and east. This scholarship was also established to honor the memory of Donald P. Rhoads, Janis’ brother, who loved God, served the kingdom of Jesus Christ, and loved learning.

Basic criteria:

  • entering freshman year
  • resident of or recent immigrants (to Europe or North America) from the nations of Africa, Asia, or Latin America
  • financial need is considered

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

Joel and Janis Carpenter