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Special Interest Awards

  • To qualify for Special Interest Awards, students must apply for admission before submitting a Special Interest Award application or audition request form.
  • In addition to one Wittenberg Scholarship, students may receive one special interest award.
  • Interested students must apply separately to be considered for any Special Interest Award.
  • Students may apply for multiple Special Interest Awards, but may only receive one.
  • All awards will be renewed for up to four years if the student maintains good academic standing and meets the award-specific renewal criteria.

Special Interest Award in Chemistry (Up to $2,000)

  • Application deadline: December 15

This award recognizes students who demonstrate an interest in studying chemistry.

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Special Interest Award in Community Engagement (Up to $2,000)

  • Application deadline: December 15

This competitive award recognizes students who demonstrate a sustained commitment to community service, and exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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Special Interest Award in Entrepreneurship (Up to $2,000)

  • Application Deadline: December 15

This award recognized students who are interested in the study and practice of entrepreneurship, regardless of major or minor.

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Special Interest Award in Environmental Science (Up to $2,000)

  • Application Deadline: December 15

This award recognizes students who are passionate about the environment. A major or minor in environmental science is required.

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Special Interest Award in Leadership (Up to $2,000)

  • Application deadline: December 15

This competitive award recognizes students who have had superior leadership experience and are interested in applying and furthering their leadership skills in college.

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Special Interest Award in Art (Up to $2,000)

Interested students must submit a portfolio of up to 20 recent works by December 15. The portfolio must be in a PowerPoint presentation format. Recipients must maintain an art major or minor.

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Special Interest Award in Dance (Starting at $1,000)

  • Admission Application Deadline: January 21
  • Scholarship Audition Request Deadline: January 21

Recipients must actively participate in the dance program at Wittenberg, regardless of major or minor.

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Special Interest Award in Theatre (Starting at $1,000)

  • Admission Application Deadline: January 21
  • Scholarship Audition Request Deadline: January 21

Recipients must actively participate in the theatre program at Wittenberg, regardless of major or minor.

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Special Interest Award in MusicĀ (Starting at $1,000)

  • Admission Application Deadline: January 21
  • Scholarship Audition Request Deadline: January 21

Audition guidelines are available online: Here. Recipients must actively participate in the music program at Wittenberg, regardless of major or minor.

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