Kate Bytwerk Scholarship for Study Abroad

This scholarship was established in memory of Katherine Bytwerk, daughter of communications arts and sciences professor Randall and his wife Sharon Bytwerk. Katherine died at age 12 while hiking in the mountains during the 1996 Calvin Semester in Hungary program. Because of her delight in the opportunity to travel and learn through this international program, her family and friends established this scholarship to assist Calvin students in enjoying the benefits of studying abroad.

Basic criteria:

  • at the junior or senior year class level at the time the scholarship is used
  • cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher
  • participant in a Calvin semester abroad program. Students in off-campus programs in North America will not be considered.
  • financial need is considered

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is not renewable.

Family and Friends of Kate Bytwerk