Outside scholarships are scholarships that you can pursue through outside organizations to help fund your college education. Calvin students are awarded over $1.7 million dollars in outside scholarships each year.

Scholarship Universe

Search and apply using Calvin's outside scholarship search tool:

Find scholarships

Access Scholarship Universe using your Calvin student account credentials. The tool provides a more reliable and useable resource than many of the large outside scholarship search tools that you may have tried before (see related links below).

Local Opportunities

  • Christian Missionary Scholarship Foundation
  • Community Foundation for Muskegon County
  • Community Foundation for Holland/Zeeland Area
  • Council of Michigan Foundations
  • CRCNA-Race Relations Scholarship
  • Fremont Area Community Foundation
  • Grand Haven Community Foundation
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation
  • Kalamazoo Community Foundation
  • Additional opportunities

    New students should contact high school guidance counselors regarding opportunities in their own community. Parent employers, church, and other community organizations are worth exploring.

    It is important to notify us of any outside awards you have received. These awards can impact aid in state and federal programs. Outside scholarships do not generally impact institutional aid.

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