A gateway to the future
The Entrada Scholars Program at Calvin University offers racial and ethnic minority high school students a gateway to the future: the opportunity to experience college learning and living while earning college credit. You'll also make great friends along the way!
Entrada 2022 ~ Sunday, June 26–Thursday, July 21
Applications for Entrada 2023 will be open fall 2022.
years of Entrada
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scholars have participated
- Enroll in a 3 or 4 credit college course
- Go swimming or rock climbing at Calvin’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities
- Participate in group devotions
- Perform in Entrada Talent Night
United States racial and ethnic minority students (African, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American) 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:
The Meijer Foundation
Join the group of organizational sponsors that support the Entrada Scholars Program. Complete this interest form to learn more »
|8:30–12:00 p.m.||College course|
|1:30–3:30 p.m.||Academic coaching|
|3:30 p.m.||Free time||5:00 p.m.||Dinner||6:30 p.m.||Programming||8:00 p.m.||Study table/free time||10:00 p.m.||In the dorms||11:00 p.m.||In room|
Costs and scholarships
All students accepted into the Entrada Scholars Program receive a $4,200 grant. This covers most Entrada costs: tuition, room and board, books, and activities. Admitted scholars pay a fee of $750 to confirm enrollment. Please reach out if you require a payment plan.
Scholars who complete the program are awarded a $4,000 Entrada Scholarship for each year they attend Calvin, for up to five years. Entrada Scholarships may also qualify for the $4,000 Mosaic Scholarship as well as other merit-based scholarships.
In Their Own Words
Entrada will definitely help me prepare and manage my time wisely and learn to manage my workload better. Also, it will help me understand people around my community better.” Entrada Scholar, Student
The experience I had here was amazing and I will forever remember my time here. I discovered a lot about myself and how I need to grow as a student.” Entrada Scholar, Student
I feel like I will come out of Entrada as a new person. I feel like in the classroom I will be more active in discussion and engage in conversation that challenge the norm and require deep thinking. It was a great experience and it helped me become a more open-minded person.” Entrada Scholar, Student