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Forensics - Fine Arts Scholarship

The Forensics Scholarship recognizes incoming students who have excelled in contest speech activities and who plan to actively participate in the forensics program at Augsburg. This renewable reward of $3,000 per year is based on an on-campus audition or presentation. Applicants need not major in communication studies.

Recipients of the forensics scholarship must:

  • Submit interest for the scholarship in the Augsburg University Application
  • Submit a Forensics résumé
  • Letter of recommendation from a speech coach
  • Finalist audition

Applicants must complete:

  • Submit interest for the scholarship in the Augsburg University Application
  • Submit a Forensics résumé
  • Letter of recommendation from a speech coach
  • Finalist audition

Please note, the forensics resume should submitted via e-mail to borwegen@augsburg.edu or faxed to 612-330-1590. The letter of recommendation & video audition must be emailed to borwegen@augsburg.edu All materials must be received prior to your interview.

Amount: $3,000/year with one student receiving a full tuition scholarship

Application Deadline: You must have a completed application to Augsburg University submitted by Friday, January 11, 2019. The final deadline to audition/interview is Friday, January 25, 2019.

If you are a TRANSFER STUDENT who would like to apply upon your admission to Augsburg University, you can do so by contacting your Transfer Admissions Counselor. Final deadline for Transfer students to apply for the Fine Arts Scholarship is August 1, 2019.

In order to interview for a Forensics Scholarship, you must first be admitted to Augsburg University and plan to be a full-time student seeking your first bachelor’s degree. Students currently enrolled at Augsburg University may not apply. Scholarship recipients need not major in communications studies, but must participate in speech team, including a minimum of six speech meets. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT NICOLE BORWEGE AT 612-330-1585 or borwegen@augsburg.edu.


AUDITION

Prepare a monologue that illustrates your ability as a speaker. The audition should not exceed 10 minutes. Students are encouraged to present speeches they are currently preparing for competition or have performed in the past.

RESUME

In a one-page Word document, summarize your speech accomplishments. Resume can be emailed to borwegen@augsburg.edu and must be received prior to your audition.