Scholarships

Academics / Departments & Programs / Chemistry & Biochemistry / Scholarships

Many different scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial aid are available to Calvin students in all fields of study. To explore and apply for financial aid, see Calvin's financial aid page.

The named scholarships listed below are specifically open to students in the chemistry and biochemistry department. Each scholarship has a unique purpose and criteria for qualifications; to learn more about a named scholarship, click on its name below.

How to apply for named scholarships

The application forms for named scholarships are available every year beginning December 1 and must be submitted by February 1. All of the scholarships for first year students and current students are available online. All students who will be enrolled next academic year are encouraged to apply.

NAME AMOUNT CLASS GPA
Albers, Dr. Robert J. Memorial Scholarship $2,200 SO/JR/SR 3.00
Alto Precision in Honor of Willis M. Clark Scholarship $1,500 FR 3.00
Bolt, John A. Memorial Scholarship $3,200 JR/SR 3.00
DeHaan, Peter and Margaret (Bell) Chemistry/Biochemistry Scholarship $2,200 JR/SR 2.50
Deur, Debra Scholarship $4,300 SO/JR/SR 3.00
Frisch, Kurt Family Scholarship $4,000 FR 3.80
Greenfield, Laura and Gary Chemistry and Math Scholarship $3,450 SO/JR/SR 3.50
Harkema, James and Beatrice Family Scholarship $4,000 JR/SR 3.00
Heidmann Family Scholarship $2,100 JR/SR 3.20
Holtrop, Hazel Natural Resources Scholarship $2,000 JR/SR 2.50
Hughes, Howard Medical Institute Scholarship $2,500 FR 3.50
Iwema, R. and J. Education Scholarship $3,000 JR/SR 2.50
King-Wierenga Memorial Scholarship $3,100 SR 2.50
Klamer, Bernard Memorial Chemistry Scholarship $3,000 JR/SR 3.20
Klanderman Family Scholarship $4,300 JR/SR 3.80
Louters, Larry L. Biochemistry Scholarship $3,600 SO/JR/SR 3.20
Masselink, William J. and Glenda Scholarship $2,300 JR/SR 3.00
McNamara Scholarship $3,100 JR/ SR 3.50
Pfizer Scholarship $3,100 JR/SR 3.30
S-STEM: Building Foundations for Success in STEM Scholarship $4,200 FR 3.20
Secondary Science Education Scholarship $3,700 SO/JR/SR 3.00
VanderHaar, Margaret and Donald Scholarship $1,100 JR 3.00
VanDerWoude Science Scholarship $4,500 JR/SR 3.30
VanHeuvelen, Raymond and Florence Memorial Scholarship $2,500 JR/SR 3.00
VanOosten, John and Lillian Scholarship $3,400 JR/SR 3.00
Veltkamp Secondary Science Education Scholarship $4,500 JR/SR 3.20
Vrieland, Edwin and Eleanor Scholarship $2,400 SO/JR/SR 3.20
Wagner/Vander Wagen, John and Louise Memorial Scholarship $2,500 JR/SR 3.00
West Michigan Optometric Scholarship $3,300 JR/SR 3.00
Wierenga, John and Theresa B. Family Scholarship $3,000 JR/SR 3.00
Wolthuis, Dr. Enno and Mrs. Lucile Chemistry Scholarship $2,500 SO/JR/SR 3.00

SOCIAL MEDIA

The latest sights & sounds | #calvincollege

Female student wading in Plaster Creek, examining a sample of water, holding it up to the sky.

ACADEMIC OPTIONS

With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.

Browse by category

× CLOSE DRAWER
A dramatic view looking up at the Calvin's Crossing bridge, with a perfect blue sky overhead.

Apply to Calvin

It all starts here! We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. All completed applications receive equal consideration.

Start your journey × CLOSE DRAWER
A female and male student walking side by side down the Calvin's Crossing bridge, conversing with eachother.

Visit Calvin

Find the visit option that works best for you and get a taste for life at Calvin!

Browse Visit Options Launch the virtual tour × CLOSE DRAWER
Students huddled around, lighting sparklers with a beautiful evening sky behind them.

Request Info

Learn why Calvin’s dedication to faith and discovery have earned it the rank of #1 college in the Midwest.

Loading...
Graduates in their robes, tossing their caps high into the air, laughing.

Costs & Financial Aid

Families from all economic backgrounds—many just like yours—are making Calvin work. Scholarships, grants and loans are the tools that make Calvin possible.

Explore financial aid & Scholarships How much does Calvin cost? × CLOSE DRAWER
Top