Ventures Scholars Member Institution Enrichment Programs

Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA

Honor Scholars Program in Mathematics and Science
The Honor Scholars Program for Students of Color at Grinnell College is an intense laboratory experince. Students experience the entire process of answering a specific scientific question by gathering data, performing experiments, keeping records, and reporting on findings. Honor Shcoalrs will find small classes, state-of-the-art laboratories, and Grinnell College faculty members who closely supervise the work.

Students take one laboratory course, one mathematics course, and one writing course during the month-long residential program.

Learn more about the Honor Scholars Program in Mathematics and Science at

Prerequisites/Application Process:
To apply, students must be high school juniors with a demonstrated interest in the sciences and have completed Algebra II prior to their arrival on campus. Students must identify as African American, Latino, Asian, or Native American to be eligible.

Students must submit an application form (available online or from the college), high school transcripts, a recommendation from a math or science teacher, and an essay describing their interest in mathematics and science.

All students admitted to the program will be awarded a full scholarship to cover tuition, room, board, books, and transportation.

Application Deadline:
March 20

Program Dates:
June – July

Adrienne Enriquez, Asst Dean of Admission/Coord Multicultural Admission
Grinnell College
Phone: 800-247-0113/641-269-3612

*last updated 7/29/2004


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