In addition to generally available scholarships, Spanish students at Calvin are eligible for additional awards and scholarships available only to students within the Spanish major.
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 1. 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.
Note: The deadline for the Elsa Cortina Scholarship is the same as the deadline for the Spring Semester in Spain application.
|Elsa Cortina Scholarship||$1,600||SO/JR/SR||2.50|
|Edna Greenway Scholarship||$2,300||JR/SR||3.30|
|Alan and Jan Pauw Family Scholarship||$2,500||JR/SR||3.00|
The Elsa Cortina Award
The Elsa Cortina Award is given each year to the graduating senior with the highest GPA. The student who earns this award has their name inscribed on a plaque in the Spanish department, and receives a gift from the Spanish department.