During this 4-week program, students experience college-level academics and college life in a supportive yet challenging environment. Participants live in a college residence hall, take a regular summer-term class with current Calvin students, earn college credit, attend afternoon study skill sessions, and spend their evenings studying, making new friends, and attending hall events. The Resident Assistant strives to foster a Christian community that is conducive to and assists in the academic, social and spiritual development of Entrada students. This is done by:
College learning Entrada scholars take a 3 or 4 credit hour course along with Calvin College students. The scholars are expected to meet the same course requirements as the Calvin students.
Scholars are assigned an academic coach: Academic coaches model and teach scholars how to be successful in both their specific course and in college.
Entrada scholars often do as well as, or better than, the Calvin students in their courses. College credit Entrada scholars take one college course such as history, biology, philosophy, communications or psychology. With successful completion of the course, scholars will have earned 3 or 4 credit hours of Calvin College credit.
This credit is transferable to most colleges. For scholars who come to Calvin, the credit and the grade value become part of their Calvin academic record.
College living Entrada scholars come from all over the United States and are enriched through their interactions with one another as well as the Calvin students in their classes. Scholars also benefit tremendously from the activities and events held outside of class time.
Scholars go shopping and to the movies; they play laser tag and sand volleyball and lead service-learning activities in the local community. Worship services at local churches, Bible studies and daily devotions give scholars the opportunity to grow in their walk with God.
Scholars are free to use campus facilities, eg. The four weeks of work, worship and play during Entrada give scholars the opportunity to build and maintain a sense of true community and lifelong friendships. Who is eligible United States racial and ethnic minority students African, Hispanic, Asian or 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: This grant covers the costs of Entrada, including tuition, room and board, books, supplies and activities.
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This year Calvin hosted 97 Entrada scholars, the largest group yet.
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This grant covers the costs of Entrada, including tuition, room and board, books, supplies, and activities. Upon acceptance, scholars were asked to send a fee of $ to confirm their enrollment. Scholars who successfully complete Entrada and come to Calvin College following high school receive a $4, Entrada Scholarship for up to four years.
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