Christine Betten Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Kenneth J. and Judith M. Betten established this scholarship in memory of Ken’s mother, Christine Betten. She became a widow at a young age and managed to support her family as a domestic day worker and by taking in laundry. In spite of difficult times, she willingly sacrificed in order that her children could pursue a Christian education.

Basic criteria:

  • entering freshman year
  • a superior academic record in high school is not required, but a desire and ability to excel at Calvin is required
  • first preference is for a child of a widow or widower who is a single parent
  • financial need as defined by government programs is required

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher. Renewal is subject to funding availability.

Kenneth and Judith Betten