College awards $100,000 prizes to Deborah Ahenkorah and Maria Vertkin in ceremony Oct. 27.
Peter Coyote '64, an Emmy Award-winning narrator and accomplished actor and author, presents "Intention: The Only Force on Earth We Can Control" on Oct. 1.
Grinnellian honored as a White House Champion of Change.
More than 10% of a national leadership program volunteers this year are from Grinnell.
Talented and open to change, alum discovers his true niche in the D.C music scene.
Why You Should Hire a Grinnellian
We want to assure you the Center for Careers, Life, and Service is available to all students, first-year through seniors, as well as alumni, and to stress how important career preparation is to the success of your student.
It is never too early for students to take the initiative in preparing themselves for their first professional position, applying to graduate/professional school, or seeking post-graduate service.
Baumann Essay Prize
In honor of longtime Grinnell history professor Frederick Bauman (1889–1967), the Frederick Baumann Essay Prize is a $2,500 prize awarded each spring to the student who writes the best essay—taking an interdisciplinary and historical approach—on the general topic of “ideas and society.” Select prize-winning papers are available online at Digital Grinnell.
Beinecke Scholarship (since inception)
- Mateo Jarquín (2012)
- Holly Lutwitze (2007)
- Ilana Meltzer (2004)
- Rachel L. Melis (2000)
- Jonathan C. Edel (1998)
- Sarah J. Purcell (1991)
Boren Scholarship (since 2005)
- Johana Lozano (2009)
- Sarah Spencer (2006)
Carnegie Junior Fellowship (since inception)
Many Grinnellians pursue graduate and professional education, either immediately post-graduation or after other experiences. The CLS assists current students and recent alumni with all aspects of the grad school process. We can help you with: