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The Crew Scholars Program offers a community in which students build lifelong friendships, attend exciting events, and get involved in every aspect of campus life, all while cultivating academic and leadership skills and nurturing their passion for making a difference. Plus, the Crew Scholars Program makes a Drake education more financially feasible: Crew Scholars enrolled full-time in on-campus courses for the fall and/or spring semesters, receive Drake scholarships and grants totaling at least 50 percent of tuition.

20 percent

African-American student retention increased by more than 20 percent between 2011 and 2013.

The Crew Scholars Program:

  • Provides focused social and academic support for its members.
  • Encourages active campus participation.
  • Recognizes and nurtures individual identities.
  • Prepares students for leadership and mentorship roles.

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University News
October 25, 2016
A high-profile lecture by one of the world’s leading journalists on the topic of faith and religion will be preceded by an interfaith event designed to introduce visitors to the diversity of religious and faith communities in central Iowa.