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 22 – July 13, 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
Here are the forms needed for admitted students. Forms must be received by May 7, 2015.
- Release and waiver of liability
- Medical release
- Residence hall roommate finder
- Climbing wall waiver
- ACT/SAT/Grade 12 courses (JUNIORS ONLY)
- Travel itinerary
- Policy agreement
- Course preferences
- Disabilities Statement
- Consent to Treat Form
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.
How to apply
Applications must be received by March 5, 2015. Applicants will be notified by mid-April regarding admissions decisions. Please review the above eligibility requirements before applying.
For more information please contact:
Office of Pre-College Programs
3201 Burton Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546