Cornelius and Leona Van Valkenburg Scholarship

Cornelius and Leona Van Valkenburg were charter members of Riverside CRC in Grand Rapids, MI. Cornelius attended Calvin and later was awarded his law degree from the University of Michigan. He has also served as a board member of the Calvin College Board of Trustees.

Basic criteria:

  • entering freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher
  • demonstrate fine Christian character
  • first preference is given to members of Riverside Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI
  • second preference is given to graduates of Grand Rapids Christian High School, who are from the northeast or northwest side of Grand Rapids
  • financial need is required

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is automatically renewable with a prior semester GPA of 2.50 or higher and if the recipient is attending full time. Renewal is subject to funding availability.