A gateway to the future
The Entrada Scholars Program at Calvin College offers racial ethnic minority high school students a gateway to the future: the opportunity to experience college learning and living while earning college credit.
June 17 – July 14, 2016
Seniors: February 1, 2016
Juniors: March 7, 2016
- Enroll in a 3 or 4 credit college course in areas such as English, history, biology or psychology
- Use Calvin's state-of-the-art fitness facilities for activities like rock climbing and swimming
- Participate in group devotions
- Take a beach trip to Lake Michigan
- Perform in Entrada Talent Night
How to apply
Applications must be received by February 1 for seniors and March 7 for juniors. Applicants will be notified by mid-April regarding admissions decisions. Please review the above eligibility requirements before applying.
Entrada 2014 Photos
How it works
Who is eligible
United States racial and ethnic minority students (African, Hispanic, Asian and Native Americans) who are currently enrolled in either their junior or senior year of high school (grades 11 and 12) may apply for the Entrada Scholars Program if they meet the following criteria:
Costs and scholarships
All students accepted into the Entrada Scholars Program receive a grant valued at more than $4,200. This grant covers the costs of Entrada, including tuition, room and board, books, supplies and activities. Upon acceptance, scholars will be asked to send a fee of $500 to confirm their enrollment. Scholars who successfully complete Entrada and come to Calvin following high school receive a $4,000 Entrada Scholarship for up to 4 years. In addition, Entrada Scholars may qualify for the $4,000 Mosaic Scholarship as well as other merit-based scholarships.
For more information please contact:
Office of Pre-College Programs
3201 Burton Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546