Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships for new students

Once admitted, you are automatically considered for academic scholarships based on information provided in your admission materials, including:

  • Unweighted cumulative GPA (based on a 4.0 scale)
  • ACT or SAT score (not including the writing section)

Explore awards

ScholarshipGeneral Criteria and RenewabilityYearly Award
National Merit Awarded to National Merit Finalists
Available for up to 4 years with satisfactory academic progress
$15,000
Trustee 3.95 Unweighted GPA and a 31 ACT or 1360 SAT
Available up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.5
$15,000

Presidential 3.85 Unweighted GPA and a 29 ACT or 1290 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.5
$9,000–$13,000
Dean's 3.65 Unweighted GPA and 27 ACT or 1210 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.4
$7,000–$8,000
Faculty Honors 3.40 Unweighted GPA and a 25 ACT or 1130 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.3
$5,000–$6,000
Honors 3.20 Unweighted GPA and a 23 ACT or 1050 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative Calvin GPA of 3.2
$3,000–$4,000
Knollcrest 3.00 Unweighted GPA and a 20 ACT or 940 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative Calvin GPA of 3.0
$2,000

See also: Academic Scholarships for New Canadian Students »

See also: Renewing your scholarship for current students»

Scholarship award reevaluation

As an admitted student, you can have your academic scholarship reevaluated based on:

  • new academic transcripts with a higher cumulative GPA
  • new ACT or SAT scores

Submit updated information to the financial aid office by March 1.