Baker Mathematics and Music Scholarship

The Kenneth E. and Jean Baker Mathematics and Music Scholarship


Dr. Kenneth and Mrs. Jean Baker always had a strong interest in Christian education at all levels and modeled for their children a lifelong involvement in musical activities in addition to their primary jobs. In honor of one of their children who is a mathematician and a musician, this scholarship was established to encourage Calvin students who are majoring in mathematics/statistics and are formally involved in making music at Calvin College.


One scholarship for $1,200 was awarded for 2009-2010.

Criteria for candidates

  • Be a current Calvin College student planning to enroll full time the following year
  • Be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Be a Mathematics major
  • Be enrolled in a for-credit music activity (ensemble or lessons)


          If you apply for the Baker Mathematics and Music Scholarship, it is important for you to include in your essay a description of your music interests.

  • Financial need is not required

Students who wish to be considered for renewal must file a new application each year and will be given equal consideration with other candidates.