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.

NAME AMOUNT GRADE GPA
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.

Criteria

  • 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  

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