Lorraine Goris Klamer Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship honors the life and legacy of Lorraine Goris Klamer. Lorraine was a graduate of the Calvin/Blodgett nursing program and spent many years working as a nurse at both Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI and Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI. In later life, she worked with nursing students in Racine, WI as an advocate through the Arthritis Foundation, as a strong an positive influences regarding the Rheumatoid Arthritis which she had most of her adult life. This scholarship encourages a Calvin student who is called to use his or her vocation as an act of Christian service in the field of nursing.

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher
  • nursing major
  • demonstrate a strong Christian faith and a sense of calling and vocation
  • financial need is considered (students with greater financial need may receive special consideration)

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.

Lorraine Goris Klamer Memorial Nursing Scholarship