Cornelius A. and Lettie G. Plantinga Scholarship

Family, friends, and former students and parents of Dr. and Mrs. Plantinga have established this scholarship. Dr. Plantinga taught psychology at Calvin from 1950 to 1973, and Mrs. Plantinga taught various grades in the Grand Rapids Christian and public schools, as well as serving the Calvin Education Department as supervisor of student teachers. Dr. and Mrs. Plantinga believed in the power and beauty of Christian higher education and, particularly, of Christian higher education at Calvin.

Basic criteria:

  • first preference will be given to those entering their senior year (juniors will be considered if there are no seniors who qualify)
  • cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher
  • pursuing a major in psychology
  • demonstrate a first rate academic ability and a strong interest in pursuing psychology from a Christian perspective
  • financial need is considered

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.

Cornelius and Lettie Plantinga Family