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Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Creating Opportunities and Access in Science and Technology
Interested in the sciences? Take advantage of an innovative, new program that offers scholarships, tutoring, seminars with visiting scientists, and other opportunities to help you prepare for careers or graduate programs in the sciences.
Funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation, Knox College's COAST Program targets students who plan to major in biology, biochemistry, or chemistry. COAST prioritizes students who are the first in their family to attend college and students who are from groups underrepresented in science-related fields. Find out if you're eligible!
Qualified first-year Knox students, known as COAST Candidates, will receive personalized attention and academic support, including:
Select students will be chosen as COAST Scholars starting with their sophomore year, and will receive scholarships worth up to $10,000 each. The scholarships are renewable for the Scholars' junior and senior years at Knox. COAST Scholars also will be offered additional opportunities to participate in:
COAST Candidates who are not chosen as COAST Scholars still will have the opportunity to participate in some of these activities.
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