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Writing & Visual & Performing Arts Scholarships


Office of Admission

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999




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Academically qualified Knox applicants with special ability in writing, music, theatre, dance, and visual art may receive scholarships up to $8,000 per year. Awards are based on an audition or portfolio presentation in up to two separate areas of performance.

Arranging Interviews or Auditions

To arrange an interview or audition for any of the visual or performing arts scholarships, please contact the Office of Admission at 800-678-KNOX at least a week in advance of your visit.

If you are unable to visit campus, you can submit materials electronically at or via mail to:

Office of Admission Knox College
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

Mail submissions will not be returned.

Applicants are evaluated on the basis of a manuscript, their academic record, and any other evidence of special ability.

Auditions and portfolios are due by the same deadline as your application for admission (see for specific deadlines).

Candidates are notified of their scholarship awards at the time of admission.

General Scholarship Guidelines
Writing and visual and performing arts scholarships are renewable annually as long as recipients remain in good academic standing. Scholarships must be applied toward the cost of tuition and the combination of Knox scholarships and grants and federal and state grants cannot exceed the cost of tuition. Scholarship recipients often qualify for additional need-based financial assistance, including grants, work-study programs, and loans.

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