John A. Bolt Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor John A. Bolt who was a Calvin graduate, a research chemist, and Director of Research for the American Oil Company. This scholarship recognizes his love for the field of science and his intense interest in encouraging young people to seek excellence in education.

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • majoring in chemistry or biochemistry

If the above requirements are met, the following may also be considered:

  • preference will be given to those pursuing a career in teaching and/or research in the sciences
  • 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.

John A. Bolt Family
Chemistry and Biochemistry