Campbell Scholars

The Campbell Scholars program is a leadership development and academic and social support program. We provide cultural, academic, social, and financial literacy resources and mentorship to students of color at Alma College. Our mission is to develop pathways that lead to educational success, college persistence, and graduation for all students with an emphasis on students of color. Campbell Scholars participate in a range of activities throughout the year including, weekly lunches and dinners, study group sessions, a fall leadership retreat, cultural excursions, and community service projects. The Campbell Scholars Program intersects with the King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Mentor Program

Students enrolled in the program are designated “Campbell Scholars” in honor of Alma College graduate and trustee David Campbell, the longtime president of the McGregor Fund who died July 7, 2013, after a battle with cancer. We honor the dream and legacy of David Campbell with this program. His vision for increasing access to Alma College lives on through these students and future students. Apply today!

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Self-identify as a student of color (i.e. Black/African American, Native American, Hispanic/Latino/a/x, Asian, Pacific Islander, Multi-racial).
  • Be interested in advocating for the advancement of students of color in higher education if you are a student of color or do not identify as a student of color.

Program Requirements:

  • Attend the Summer Enrichment Institute (first-year scholars)
  • Maintain a 2.7 GPA
  • All first-year Campbell Scholars must enroll in the King-Chavez-Parks Mentor Program as a mentee.
  • Attend weekly lunches or dinners
  • Attend KCP and/or Campbell Scholar weekly study group sessions
  • Participate in the Fall Leadership Retreat during fall break (required for first and second-year scholars, optional for junior and senior scholars)
  • Participate in a group community service project during Winter Term

Celebrations/Cultural Excursion:

  • Holiday Soiree
  • Cultural Excursions (museums, plays, day-trips)

Apply Now!

Please fill out the information below as part of your application to the Campbell Scholars. If you are a first-year Campbell Scholar you must enroll in the King-Chávez-Parks Mentor Program, a portion of the application will be used to match you with your mentor later on. Only the program staff will have access to your information. Thank you!

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