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Joining the Team

High School Seniors & Transfer Students With Debate Experience

If you are a high school senior and/or a college student wanting to transfer to Towson University who has previously participated in competitive forensics, you may be eligible for a forensics scholarship. Scholarships (full or partial tuition) are renewable for four years and offer students additional benefits, including 1.5 academic credits each semester, regional and national travel opportunities, service learning engagement with high school forensics students, induction into the national forensics honor society, Pi Kappa Delta and a chance to continue the legacy of Towson University Forensics.

The Forensics Scholarship Application (DOCX)  is due by Dec. 1, and should be submitted by email or mail. To apply for a forensics scholarship, you must also have submitted your application to the Towson University for admission. Visit the TU Admissions website to start the admissions process.

Current TU Students and Incoming Freshmen With No Prior Debate Experience

Joining the team gives you the chance to enroll in the COMM 249/250 and COMM 349/350 courses for 1.5 academic credits each semester and allows you to hone your public speaking, argumentation and debate skills.


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Media Center, Room 205 (map)
Phone: 410-704-2888
Fax: 410-704-3656

Mailing address: 8000 York Rd., Towson, MD 21252

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