CAS Department Mentoring Scholarship

The Communication Arts and Sciences Department at Calvin established this scholarship in an effort to recruit excellent first year students declaring a CAS major to Calvin. The program is funded by gifts from the CAS faculty and other contributions.

Basic criteria:

  • entering freshman
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • planning to major or pursue a program in the Communication Arts and Sciences Department
  • demonstrate the potential to be a leader in the communication industry in future years
  • willing to work closely with a faculty member for at least five hours weekly as a research assistant for the academic year
  • financial need is not required

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is not renewable.

Communication Arts and Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Why are you interested in a communication major? What are your strengths in and experience with communication? Why are you interested in having a communication faculty member as a mentor? What type of communication career do you hope to have?
  2. You must submit a recommendation from one or more of your high school teachers. If you have experience working in media, submit a recommendation from your mentor in that area.