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Special Interest Awards

Special Interest Award in Chemistry (Up to $2,000)

  • Application deadline: December 10

This award recognizes students who demonstrate an interest in studying chemistry.

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Special Interest Award in Community Engagement (Up to $2,000)

  • Application deadline: December 10

This competitive award recognizes students who demonstrate a sustained commitment to community service, and exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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Special Interest Award in Entrepreneurship (Up to $2,000)

  • Application Deadline: December 10

This award recognized students who are interested in the study and practice of entrepreneurship, regardless of major or minor.

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Special Interest Award in Environmental Science (Up to $2,000)

  • Application Deadline: December 10

This award recognizes students who are passionate about the environment. A major or minor in environmental science is required.

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Special Interest Award in Leadership (Up to $2,000)

  • Application deadline: December 10

This competitive award recognizes students who have had superior leadership experience and are interested in applying and furthering their leadership skills in college.

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Broadwell Chinn Special Interest Award

  • Application deadline: December 10

This award recognizes exceptional and talented students who have been traditionally underrepresented or marginalized on college campuses, and who are culturally, ethnically and racially diverse. For consideration, students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

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  • Students must be admitted to Wittenberg University prior to the Special Interest Award deadline.
  • Special Interest Awards and Fine Arts Scholarships require separate applications.
  • In addition to a Wittenberg Merit Scholarship, students may receive either one Special Interest Award or one Fine Arts Scholarship.
  • All scholarships and awards are renewable for up to four years (or eight semesters) providing the student remains in good academic standing and meets any specified award-specific renewal criteria.
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