Clarence and Nelly Battjes Memorial Scholarship

Clarence Battjes worked for Consumers Power Company and eventually left its employ to work in small business. In 1949, he organized an auto dealership which he owned until his death in 1963. His wife, Nelly, established this scholarship in his memory to encourage other Calvin students in their pursuit of business knowledge.

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • concentrating in business administration
  • financial need is considered

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

  • leadership skills
  • demonstrated commitment to serve others

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable for the senior year if the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria. Renewal is subject to funding availability.

Nelly Battjes