Scholarship Renewal Criteria for students who entered Calvin summer 2009 through spring 2012

Renew your scholarship

You are automatically considered for scholarship renewal each year after interim grades have been posted; award notifications are sent in April. (First year student? See your information for scholarship renewal.) 

If you significantly exceed the renewal criteria of your original scholarship award, or you were not awarded previously, your award will be renewed as shown below. 

Original ScholarshipCumulative Calvin GPANew Award Amount
Presidential 3.795 or higher move to $7,500 Presidential
Dean's 3.795 or higher add $1,500 to original award
3.695-3.794 move to $6,000 Dean's
Faculty Honors 3.795 or higher add $3,000 to original award
3.695-3.794 add $1,500 to original award
3.595-3.694 move to $4,500 Faculty Honors
Honors 3.795 or higher add $4,500 to original award
3.695-3.794 add $3,000 to original award
3.595-3.694 add $1,500 to original award
3.495-3.594 move to $3,000 Honors
Knollcrest 3.795 or higher add $6,000 to original award
3.695-3.794 add $4,500 to original award
3.595-3.694 add $3,000 to original award
3.495-3.594 add $1,500 to original award
3.295-3.494 move to $1,500 Knollcrest
No scholarship 3.795 or higher $6,500 Presidential
3.695-3.794 $5,000 Deans
3.595-3.694 $3,500 Faculty Honors
3.495-3.594 $2,000 Honors
3.295-3.494

$1,000 Knollcrest

NOTE: The National Merit Scholarship is available for four years with satisfactory progress. 

If you do not meet the initial renewal criteria of your original scholarship, it will be renewed as follows: 

Original ScholarshipCumulative Calvin GPANew Award Amount
Trustee    3.395-3.494 $6,000 Dean's
3.295-3.394 $4,500 Faculty Honors
3.195-3.294 $3,000 Honors
2.995-3.194 $1,500 Knollcrest
Presidential    3.395-3.494 subtract $1,500 from original award
3.295-3.394 subtract $3,000 from original award
3.195-3.294 subtract $4,500 from original award
2.995-3.194 subtract $6,000 from original award*
Dean's   3.295-3.394 subtract $1,500 from original award
3.195-3.294 subtract $3,000 from original award
2.995-3.194 subtract $4,500 from original award*
Faculty Honors  3.195-3.294 subtract $1,500 from original award
2.995-3.194 sutract $3,000 from original award
Honors  2.995-3.194  subtract $1,500 from original award

If you have a cumulative Calvin GPA below 2.995, you are not eligible for an award.

*or receive a minimum scholarship of $1,000 (Knollcrest)

Questions? 

Please contact us if you have any questions about your academic scholarship.