Kurt Frisch Family Scholarship

Dr. Kurt C. Frisch worked in the field of Polymer Research and Development, published many books on the subject and later established the Polymer Institute. Dr. Frisch was recognized as the world’s expert in polyurethane chemistry and technology. Through the guidance of Dr. Frisch’s son, Kurt Jr., the Frisch Foundation is pleased to establish a chemistry scholarship at Calvin College for a deserving chemistry student. Kurt Jr. did his undergraduate chemistry courses at Calvin, and went on to receive his Ph.D. in Polymer Science with an emphasis in polymer synthesis (chemistry) and greatly appreciated both the scholarship and good Christian example of the professors at Calvin College.

Basic criteria:

  • entering freshman year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.80 or higher
  • planning to major in chemistry
  • financial need is considered

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher (sophomore year only). Renewal is subject to funding availability.

Kurt C. Frisch Family
Chemistry and Biochemistry