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Departmental Open House and Scholarship Competition

High school seniors are invited to participate in an academic Departmental Open House and Scholarship Competition Nov. 21, 2020.

More than 30 academic departments from 90 majors and other programs will be your hosts as you find out about your chosen program and compete for your share of more than $500,000 in departmental scholarships. Scholarship winners are awarded $4,000 ($1,000/year for four years).

Registration will open in late summer. If you'd like to be notified, let us know.

Here's an idea of what to expect during the competition:

• Students interested in geology perform a dramatic geologic experiment.
• Future journalists gather clues and report on a crime.
• Artists present a portfolio of their work.
• Still thinking of a major? You will have plenty of company in this essay competition and group workshop.

Students must apply for admission in order to be eligible for scholarship awards. Students may compete for only one departmental scholarship.

Open house schedule

9 a.m. Check-in
9-9:45 a.m. Augie Opportunities Fair
10-10:15 a.m. Welcome address
10:30-11:30 a.m. Departmental Open House
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Scholarship Competition (students only)
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. President's address and financial aid presentation to parents
12:30 p.m. Campus tours and lunch (optional)
12:30-3 p.m. Wrap-up reception with admissions

Academic departments, offices and students groups attending

Art and Graphic Design
Asian Studies, Chinese and Japanese
Biology, Pre-Health Profession and Kinesiology
Business Administration
Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pre-Pharmacy
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Communication Studies and Multimedia Journalism
  and Mass Communication
Data Analytics
Elementary Education
English and Creative Writing
Entertainment and Media & Fresh Films
Environmental Studies
Exploring majors for undecided students

German and Scandinavian studies
Math and Computer Science
Physics & Engineering
Political Science and Pre-Law
Psychology and Neuroscience
Public Health
Secondary Education
Sociology and Anthropology
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Student organizations
Augie NAMI
Camp Kesem
Dance Company
Greek Council
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship                         
Student Government Association
The Augustana Observer
Vikettes Poms Squad

Campus offices
Alumni/Parent Relations
Campus Ministries
Dining Services
Honors Program
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Learning Commons
Office of Admissions/Office of Financial Aid  
Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity
Office of Student Life and Leadership
Presidential Center for Faith and Learning and Pre-Seminary
Public Safety and Police
Quad City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Residential Life
Texas Medical Center Summer Research Internship Program