Students with start terms 2013 Fall to 2015 Spring.

To renew your original academic scholarship you must maintain the minimum cumulative Calvin GPA as shown in the chart below. If your cumulative Calvin GPA falls below the minimum cumulative GPA, your scholarship will be renewed at the corresponding minimum GPA level.

You will receive an Academic Achievement Award of up to $2,000 if your cumulative Calvin GPA is .4 points above the minimum requirement for your original academic scholarship. This award is available for up to four years if you maintain the cumulative achievement GPA.

Academic ScholarshipMinimum Cumulative GPAAcademic Achievement GPAAcademic Achievement Award
National Merit Satisfactory academic progress Not applicable Not applicable
Trustee 3.5 Not applicable Not applicable
Presidential 3.5 3.9 $2,000
Dean's 3.4 3.8 $2,000
Faculty Honors 3.3 3.7 $2,000
Honors 3.2 3.6 $2,000
Knollcrest 3.0 3.4 $2,000
None Not applicable 3.4 $2,000

When your scholarship amount is renewed

After your first year: Cumulative GPA results are measured after interim grades are posted. You will receive a scholarship renewal notice in April.


2012 to 2014 scholarship awarding criteria

Scholarship General Criteria and Renewability Yearly Award
National Merit Awarded to National Merit Finalists
Available for up to 4 years with satisfactory academic progress
$15,000
Trustee Awarded to top 3% of first-year students accepted by February 1
Available up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.5
$15,000
Presidential 3.9 Unweighted GPA and a 30 ACT or 1330 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.5
$8,500–$10,000
Dean's 3.8 Unweighted GPA and 28 ACT or 1250 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.4
$6,500–$8,000
Faculty Honors 3.6 Unweighted GPA and a 26 ACT or 1170 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.3
$4,500–$6,000
Honors 3.4 Unweighted GPA and a 24 ACT or 1090 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative Calvin GPA of 3.2
$2,500–$4,000
Knollcrest 3.2 Unweighted GPA and a 22 ACT or 1020 SAT
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative Calvin GPA of 3.0
$1,000–$2,000
Mosaic Award Awarded to North American ethnic minority students or majority students from culturally diverse backgrounds
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative Calvin GPA of 2.5
$4,000
Entrada Scholarship Awarded to students who successfully complete the Entrada Scholars Program
Available for up to 5 years with a cumulative Calvin GPA of 2.0
$4,000

Questions?

Please contact us if you any questions about scholarship renewal.