Intercultural Achievement Award Application
Priority Date – March 1
Committed to Diversity
Defiance College is committed to fostering the diversity of the campus community. The Intercultural Achievement Award, in the amount of $2,000, awarded annually, was created to recognize and financially assist today's under-represented populations and to promote learning from the perspective of multiple and differing life experiences. Defiance College celebrates its differences and strives to foster a continuous dialogue that promotes understanding and acceptance of diverse ideas and practices. Diversity is defined as any uncommon attribute of mind, life experience or talent that adds to the well-being of the larger community. The award is for first-year freshmen and transfers only.
Application Criteria and Procedure
To apply for this award, students must do the following:
- Apply for admission and be accepted to Defiance College* as a full-time student
- Achieve a high school cumulative grade point average of 2.25 on a 4.0 scale
- Complete this Intercultural Achievement Award Application
- Submit a typed essay of between 250 and 500 words on the following topic:
Essay Topic: In what ways do you believe your DIVERSE experiences and background could benefit the Defiance College campus community? Clearly and succinctly explain how your diverse experiences and background could contribute to and impact the DC campus community.
This application and essay priority date is March 1**