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Scholarships: Dr. Morris Wilderom Scholarship

Dr. Morris Wilderom Scholarship

Background

The family of the late Dr. Morris Wilderom established this scholarship in his memory to be awarded to students in medicine. Dr. Wilderom graduated from Calvin in 1931 and received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1934. He practiced medicine in his early years in Medina, OH, served abroad in the U.S. Army during World War II, and served as a Kent County Health Officer for many years until his retirement in 1970. He passed away in 1985. Dr. Wilderom was very interested in helping students get an education.

Criteria

  • Be pursuing a pre-med program
  • consideration given to motivation, Christian character, and ability to contribute to the profession
  • Current Calvin student planning to enroll full time the following year
  • Entering Junior or Senior year
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Some evidence of financial need

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