A gateway to the future
Entrada Scholars Program is a four-week academic program for racial and ethnic minority juniors and seniors in high school. Scholars take a 3- or 4-credit college course, receive academic coaching, and take part in a variety of activities all while living on campus for a first-hand introduction of college life. Upon successful completion of the program with a B- or above, high school graduating scholars who choose to attend Calvin University will be awarded a $4,000 scholarship renewable for up to five undergraduate years.
Entrada 2023 ~ Sunday, June 25–Thursday, July 20
The Entrada 2023 application for high school seniors is now closed.
Once you are accepted into the Entrada Scholars Program, please complete and return the forms below to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Entrada Scholars Program.
Did you get stuck in the application?
- Call (616) 526-6749
- Email email@example.com
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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 »
Costs and scholarships
Application to the Entrada Scholars Program is free. Once scholars are accepted to the program, scholars only pay a non-refundable fee of $750 to confirm their space in the program. The rest of the program cost is paid by a grant. Financial assistance to pay the $750 enrollment fee is available for those who qualify. Please reach out if you require a payment plan.
Entrada Cost Breakdown:
Total cost: $4,092.00
Scholars only pay: $750.
Due to grants that cover other program costs, scholars are expected to cover less than 20% of the program cost, through a single non-refundable fee of $750. Financial assistance and payment plan option are available. Please contact us for details.
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