Andy W. Schrier Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Andrew Schrier, class of 1999, by a group of Andy’s friends and classmates at Calvin. They remember Andy’s enthusiasm for life, commitment to neighborhood development, eagerness to form strong friendships, and sharp sense of humor. They hope that students with a similar concern for social justice and community renewal will be benefited by this scholarship.

Basic criteria:

  • entering sophomore, junior, or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher
  • humanities student with a preference given to students studying history, political science, or social work with an emphasis in urban studies or development
  • if the above are met, the following may also be considered: 1) a minority student and 2) a student committed to living in an intentional community such as Project Neighborhood
  • 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. However, the scholarship can be renewed automatically if the recipient can provide documentation and/or verification of 50 or more hours of volunteer service or involvement with an organization dedicated to urban renewal/development. Renewal is subject to funding availability.

Andy W. Schrier Memorial Scholarship
History, Political Science, Service-Learning Center, Sociology and Social Work
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe your involvement in promoting social justice and urban-neighborhood renewal/development during your time at Calvin. How has this shaped you and affected the community in which you were involved?
  2. Outline your service experience and total number of hours spent in service to date.