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Annual Spectrum Scholarship Competition

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28th Annual Spectrum Scholarship Competition 

March 6, 2021

Register

As the premiere event in the Aquinas College admissions process, admitted and qualified candidates for the fall of 2021 are invited to compete in the 28th annual Spectrum Scholarship Competition. In an abundance of caution, this year's Spectrum Scholarship Competition will be completed virtually. Choose one of the dates above to compete for a Spectrum Scholarship, including five full-tuition awards. All applicants will be automatically considered for competition eligibility. Please submit your completed application today to be considered for admission and the opportunity to compete for these additional scholarships.  

The Spectrum Scholarship Competition includes three components: Group Decision Making, Essay, and Personal Interview. The Group Decision Making exercise will take place on the date of the competition, while the essay and interview will take place throughout the days leading up to and following the date you choose.


Schedule of Events

10:00 Welcome

10:30 Group Decision Making Exercise

11:15 Q&A Sessions 

  •           Academic Support & Insignis Honors Program
  •           AQ Advantage Center (Internships, Career Services, Research, Study Away)
  •           Campus Ministry & Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

12:05 Q&A Sessions 

  •           Academic Support & Insignis Honors Program
  •           AQ Advantage Center (Internships, Career Services, Research, Study Away)
  •           Campus Ministry & Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

*An Essay and Personal Interview are the other components of the competition. Due to the virtual nature of this year's competition, instructions regarding those components will be sent the day before the competition.