Awards of $500 - $2,000 per year for four years.

These interest-based awards are available to all incoming students wanting to continue their involvement at the college level as a major area or extra-curricular activityIf you are eligible for Scholar Days, schedule your Central Awards audition/interview on your Scholar Day visit.

Art
Music
Theatre
Creative Writing
Community Service
Computer Science
Entrepreneurship
French, German, Spanish
Ministry and Mission
Physics
Sustainability

  1. Student must be admitted to Central prior to their audition, interview, and/or portfolio review. 
  2.  Audition/interview dates are Saturday, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4. Individual audition/interview may also be arranged by contacting Susie Hakeman or requesting one during a personal campus visit. Audio/video submissions are accepted (see bottom of page). 
  3. Audition/interviews must be completed by Saturday, February 4, 2017. 
  4. Students submitting a portfolio need to have their works postmarked by Saturday, February 4, 2017
  5. Students may receive one “Central Award” in addition to their academic scholarship. Kuyper and Pella Rolscreen scholarship recipients are not eligible for Central Awards.
  6. Scholarships are renewable for four years.

Questions - Please email Susie Hakeman or call toll free at 1-877-462-3687.

 

Art

Students should prepare a portfolio that includes:

Learn about Central's art department.

 

Community Service

Learn about community service at Central.

 

Computer Science

Learn about Central's computer science department.

 

Creative Writing

Learn about Central's English department.

 

Entrepreneurship

Learn more about entrepreneurship at Central College

 

Ministry and Mission

Students should bring the following with them to their interview: 

Learn about Ministry and Mission at Central.

 

Modern Language (French, German, Spanish)

Learn about FrenchGerman, and Spanish at Central.

 

Music

Learn about Central's music department.

 

Physics

Learn about Central's physics department.

Sustainability

Learn about Central's sustainability efforts.

 

Theatre

A selection of plays should be available in your school library. You may have to edit the monologues to achieve the appropriate length. Repeat: Monologues must be memorized. We strongly encourage you to read the entire play. Part of the interview will be a discussion of your character's monologue and its context within the rest of the play.

Learn about Central's theatre department.

Audio/Video Submissions

While a live audition/interview is preferred, we understand travel is not always possible. Music and theatre students are welcome to submit an audio or videotape demonstrating their performance ability. Technical theatre students may submit a portfolio of their works. 

Tapes and/or portfolio should be sent to:
Susie Hakeman
Office of Admission, Central College
812 University Street
Pella, Iowa 50219

Materials should be postmarked on or before Saturday, February 4, 2017.