Intellectual Curiosity
Scholarship Competition

Welcome to the Intellectual Curiosity Scholarship Competition! Join us on Wednesday, June 1, as we celebrate our transfer students and their connection to Elmhurst University’s core value of Intellectual Excellence.

Here is the schedule of events for our live virtual program.


Joi Smith

Welcome – 1:00 p.m.

Open to students and all guests.

Start with a warm Bluejay welcome from Vice President for Admission Tim Ricordati and keynote speaker Joianne L. Smith, Ph.D., president of Oakton Community College (pictured).


A female student speaks from her desk in a classroom on the campus of Elmhurst University.

Group Project and Transfer Connections
1:20 p.m.

Only student participants.

Work with fellow students on a group project that incorporates the theme of the competition.

Student Project

Tim Ricordati, Elmhurst University

Awards Ceremony
2:50 p.m.

Open to students and all guests.

Join Vice President for Admission Tim Ricordati in honoring our competition winners and awardees.


Thank You for Attending!

We’re delighted we could host this event virtually, and we welcome you to safely visit us in person to meet our staff and tour the campus.

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