How to apply for scholarships
The application forms for named scholarships are available every year beginning January 1. Incoming students have a deadline date of February 1. Current students have a deadline date of March 6. Many of the scholarships for current students are available online through the Portal (Services>Scholarships and Financial Aid>Upperclass Named Scholarship Application). All current students who will be enrolled next academic year are encouraged to apply.
|Ronald Buikema Memorial Scholarship||$3,200||SR||3.00|
|De Kryger Monsman Memorial Scholarship||$2,800||SO/JR/SR||2.50|
|Gerrit, Beulah, and Robert Dragt Memorial Scholarship||$2,600||FR||3.50|
|Honorable John Feikens Memorial Pre-Law Scholarship||$2,900||JR/SR||3.50|
|Peace and Justice Scholarship||$1,400||SO/JR/SR||2.50|
|Dr. James Penning Scholarship||$3,000||JR/SR||3.20|
|Charles Strikwerda Scholarship in Political Science||$1,300||JR/SR||3.00|
|Jacob and Rena Van Dellen Scholarship||$1,900||JR/SR||3.00|
|Lyle and Barbara (Duimstra) Voskuil Family Scholarship||$3,000||JR/SR||3.00|
|Johan and Wilma Westra Scholarship||$1,000||JR/SR||3.00|
|Donald and Nancy Wierenga Business and Public Service Scholarship||$2,500||SO/JR/SR||3.00|
|Dr. Bernard Zylstra, S.J.D., Memorial Scholarship||$3,000||JR/SR||3.00|
Additional Student Awards
Fox Fund Award
The Fox Fund is a supplemental travel grant established in 2004 by the political science department as a result of a gift from Rev. Joseph D. and Mrs. Barbara D. Fox to honor their son, Ben Fox.
- Current Calvin political science or international relations majors or minors with a financial need.
- To be used for transportation or related travel expenses to departmentally-sanctioned purposes (normally either for participation in Model United Nations, an academic conference, or a State/Local Internship).
- A maximum of $100 is given to eligible students in any given academic year but students may apply in more than one year.
Fox Fund Application Form must be turned in to the Political Science Department office at least three weeks in advance of the event for which the funds are to be used.
Before downloading the Fox Fund Application PDF be sure to download the latest version of adobe and be sure that you are using a PC computer.
Political Science Student Travel Funds
The Political Science Department has modest funding available for Calvin political science or international relations majors or minors traveling for department-related purposes
Download the Student Travel Application PDF
April 2015 Reception for Scholarship Recipients