Calvin University/University of Michigan Medical School Partnership Scholarship - The Kok Scholar

The late Mrs. Harry Kok has provided Calvin University with a gift in memory of her late husband, Dr. Harry Kok, who was a medical doctor. Dr. Kok was a graduate of Calvin College as well as the University of Michigan Medical School. This scholarship brings together Dr. Kok’s deep respect for both institutions and honors his love of medicine and care of people.

Basic criteria:

  • entering freshman year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher and an ACT of 31 or higher or a combined SAT of 1340 or higher
  • U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident, with preference given to underrepresented North American students
  • demonstrate a passion to serve God’s world through the field of medicine
  • be admitted to Calvin University by February 1
  • pursuing a pre-med program
  • financial need is not required

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable if the recipient has a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher and continues to demonstrate a passion to serve God’s world through the field of medicine (three years only).

Applicants will find specific selection, interview, and decision timelines here.

Harry Kok Family
Cost of Tuition
Supplemental Questions
  1. What draws you to a career in medicine and why do you think that you are a good fit for this profession?
  2. Calvin University is a Christian liberal arts college. Please discuss how you think that Calvin will uniquely prepare you for a career in medicine.
  3. Tell us about an experience you had that led to new insights. What did you learn and how have you applied these lessons to your life?