Clarence and Irene Menninga Geology Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor Calvin’s first geology professor, Dr. Clarence Menninga. Dr. Menninga was hired by Calvin in 1967 for the express purpose of developing a geology program for the college. Dr. Menninga’s passion and leadership has been key in the development of the major and minor programs in geology at Calvin. His wisdom and integrity in reconciling science and the Bible have been invaluable to both faculty and students

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • geology or environmental geology major
  • 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.

Clarence and Irene Menninga, Family and Friends
Geology & Geography