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FIRST-YEAR:
Nikki Johnson Williams
Director of Admission
1-800-456-9595
(540) 362-6401
huadm@hollins.edu

TRANSFER:
Mary Ellen Apgar
Transfer Student Admission Coordinator
1-800-456-9595
huadm@hollins.edu

INTERNATIONAL:
Stacey Hill
International Student Admission Coordinator
1-800-456-9595
huintl@hollins.edu

HORIZON:
Mary Ellen Apgar
Director, Horizon Program
(540) 362-6609
apgarme2@hollins.edu

Creative Talent, Music, Leadership, and Science/Math Awards Information Form for Incoming First-Year Students

This form is designed for those who wish to be considered for a Creative Talent, Music, Leadership, or Science/Math award, each of which recognizes exceptional talent, involvement, and demonstrated financial need.

To receive any of these awards, you must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Hollins University's code is #003715.

All materials will be accepted through February 10, 2014.

Please send to Samantha Polito at:
spolito2@hollins.edu
Office of Admission
Hollins University
P.O. Box 9707
Roanoke, VA 24020

Please follow these steps to apply for a scholarship.

  1. Indicate below which scholarship(s) you're interested in.
  2. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. Hollins University's code is #003715.
  3. Fill out the online form below.
  4. Click on the link to the scholarship instruction sheet for the scholarship(s) you're interested in.

As of February 4, we cannot accommodate additional overnight visitors. Please visit http://www.hollins.edu/admissions/visit/accommodations.shtml for a list of local accommodations.

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Award Information
Creative Talent Award — Up to $5,000 per year

Creative Writing  Visual Arts (Studio Art, Film, Photography)

Students who excel in creative writing or visual arts must submit a portfolio with the application. See instruction sheet (pdf) for details.

Dance

Those with exceptional talent in Dance must either complete a campus audition on November 4, February 7, or 9-10 or send a DVD to the address above by February 10. Please contact Samantha Polito at 540.362.6212 or spolito2@hollins.edu to schedule an audition. See instruction sheet (pdf) for details.

Theatre

Those with exceptional talent in Theatre must complete a campus audition on November 4, February 7, or 9-10 or send a DVD to the address above by February 10. Please contact Samantha Polito at 540.362.6212 or spolito2@hollins.edu to schedule an audition. See instruction sheet (pdf) for details.

Music

Musicians should complete a campus audition or e-mail a recording to Samantha Polito at spolito2@hollins.edu. You may also mail a CD or DVD to the Office of Admission by February 10.

Please contact Samantha Polito (spolito2@hollins.edu or 540.362.6212) to schedule an audition on November 3, February 7, or 9-10 or send a DVD.

Those auditioning for the McCullough Voice Award need to submit a statement pertaining to their aspirations for study in vocal music. See instruction sheet (pdf) for details.

Leadership

Up to $5,000 per year. For students who have demonstrated leadership abilities and a desire to further develop those skills at Hollins. Instruction Sheet (pdf)

Science and Math

Up to $5,000 per year. For students with a keen interest in the fields of science and/or math who wish to continue their studies in these areas. Instruction Sheet (pdf)

Student Information
* First name:
* Last name:
* Street address:
* City:
* State:
* Zip:
* Email address:
* Phone number: --
* HS Graduation year:
* High school:
Intended major at Hollins:
* Number in your party:
* Which scholarship day do you plan to attend?
Friday, Feb. 7
Sunday/Monday Overnight Feb. 9-10
I cannot attend either day and will plan to submit my materials via mail or email
* Which scholarship(s) do you plan to audition/submit material for?
You may choose more than one option; however, you may only participate in up to three on-campus
auditions or processes (though you may submit materials to be considered for additional awards).
Creative Talent (Creative Writing)
(Music-Vocal)
(Music- Instrumental)
Creative Talent (Theatre)
Creative Talent (Dance)
Creative Talent (Visual Arts-Film)
Creative Talent (Visual Arts- Photography)
Creative Talent (Visual Arts-Other)
Leadership
Math and/or Science
If you selected music, do you require an accompanist?
Yes
No
If you selected music as your choice, which instrument will you play?
* Do you plan to stay on campus with a current student?
Feb. 9-10 date only
Yes
No, I will stay off campus
If you are traveling alone, do you need transportation to or from the airport?
If yes, please provide flight information below.
* Would you like to schedule an appointment with a financial aid counselor during your time on campus?
Yes
No
* Would you like to schedule an appointment with an admission counselor during your time on campus?
Yes
No