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    “Opportunities in every direction I look.”

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    “Conducting research right from the start.”

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    “Redefining global perspective.”

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  • “Stepping into the spotlight, again and again.”

    “Stepping into the spotlight, again and again.”

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Carthage Events
  • 1. More is more. Really.

    Students should be rewarded, not penalized, for winning scholarships. Outside scholarships can be stacked on top of the assistance Carthage awards. Read more

  • 2. One-stop shopping.

    No buck-passing; a Carthage admissions rep will guide you through the entire process, scholarships included. Read more

  • 3. Fabulous parting gifts.

    Finalists invited to campus for some scholarship competitions can lock in $1,000 or more in grants just by showing up. Read more

  • 4. Live the full college experience.

    Sometimes a major scholarship frees up a family’s budget for residence hall housing. And Lincoln scholarships cover room and board, wherever you call home. Read more

  • 5. Music to your ears.

    Not every talented musician wants to make a career of it, so even non-music majors are eligible for scholarships from $1,000 to $10,000. Read more

  • 6. Automatic Money.

    Carthage awards merit scholarships up to $21,000 annually to qualified students at the time of admission, eliminating the need for an additional application.

  • 7. Not just for freshmen.

    Offering nearly 190 endowed scholarships, mostly for existing students, Carthage ensures the pool won’t dry up after you enroll. Read more

  • 8. Support for adults, too.

    Winning a scholarship is just as exciting when you’re 38. Carthage awards four to adult students, ranging from half tuition to full tuition. Read more

  • 9. Shout it to the world.

    Carthage issues virtual “badges” for major scholarships and achievements. Friends,family, and future employers can track them on your personalized page. Read the full List
    Apply for your scholarship by Dec. 3

  • Are you #carthagebound?

    Apply for your scholarship by Dec. 3

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Carthage

Founded in 1847, Carthage College is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences, located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Take a virtual tour.

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  • <div class="fact icon half-proportional"><div class="outer"><div class="inner"><div class="wrap"><div class="content"><p><a href="/about/facilities/"><img src="https://www.carthage.edu/themes/korra/assets/images/why-carthage/renovations.png" alt="Campus Renovations"/></a></p><p><a href="/about/facilities/">More than $200 million invested in campus facilities in recent years</a></p></div></div></div></div></div>
  • <div class="fact icon half-proportional"><div class="outer"><div class="inner"><div class="wrap"><div class="content"><p><a href="/academics/"><img src="https://www.carthage.edu/themes/korra/assets/images/why-carthage/desk.png" alt="Desk"/></a></p><p><a href="/academics/">Average class size is just 17 students</a></p></div></div></div></div></div>
  • <div class="fact icon half-proportional"><div class="outer"><div class="inner"><div class="wrap"><div class="content"><p><a href="http://carthage.college-tour.com/?pk_campaign=Carthage%20Homepage"><img src="/live/images/15153-virtual-tour-icon" alt="Virtual Tour"/></a></p><p><a href="http://carthage.college-tour.com/?pk_campaign=Carthage%20Homepage">The Carthage Experience: Virtual Tour</a></p></div></div></div></div></div>
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  • <div class="fact icon half-proportional"><div class="outer"><div class="inner"><div class="wrap"><div class="content"><p><a href="http://athletics.carthage.edu"><img src="https://www.carthage.edu/themes/korra/assets/images/why-carthage/ncaa.png" alt="NCAA Division"/></a></p><p><a href="http://athletics.carthage.edu">24 NCAA Division III sports</a></p></div></div></div></div></div>
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  • A screenshot of Carthage’s new interactive map.

    Explore Carthage

    Take a Virtual Tour

    Hear students talk about their experience at Carthage and get to know campus through our interactive map. Read more
  • The Bridge

    On-campus News & Info

    • Arts & Performances
    • Lectures & Presentations
    • Kudos, and more
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  • A Carthage student laughs during a physics class. Carthage emphasizes the liberal arts across all majors.

    The Liberal What?

    Essential Skills, Expansive Knowledge

    Carthage’s liberal arts education means our students graduate ready to thrive in a complex, diverse, and fluid society. Read more
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The Red Bridge at Carthage College
  • Lauren McKee

    “I’m grateful that I’ve had so many opportunities to travel through Carthage because I think traveling is one of the best ways to learn.”


    Lauren McKee— ’18
  • Madelyn McCullough

    “I never thought I would be studying Chinese and graphic design at an amazing school right on Lake Michigan, but I am excited to see where my path will lead me.”

     


    Madelyn McCullough— ’18
  • Justice Good

    “From day one, the professors make it clear that they will help you grow. The professors here are extremely compassionate and give you the right tools so that you can excel in your major.”


    Justice Good— ’18
  • Charles Gallagher

    “Carthage truly allows students to have experiences both in the STEM and fine arts fields.”


    Charles Gallagher— ’19
  • Luci Krenzke

    “At Carthage I am able to compete on a very competitive athletics team while still being able to get a good education, be a part of numerous on-campus organizations, hold on-campus jobs, and study abroad.”


    Luci Krenzke— ’18
  • Noelle Jay

    “Carthage has given me so much. I know I will succeed because of the things I’ve learned here.”


    Noelle Jay— ’19
  • Madeline Owca

    “There is such a strong sense of community here. Everyone from the professors to the students want to help you succeed!”


    Madeline Owca— ’19
  • Samantha Nichols

    “I chose Carthage because the Nursing Department is able to provide me with many opportunities and experiences.”


    Samantha Nichols— ’19
  • Alexis Gilkes

    “I found Carthage late in the game, but the second I met a few members of the voice and theatre faculty, I knew I was in the right place. Everyone was so welcoming, and it was apparent they were invested in my next four years.”


    Alexis Gilkes— ’18
  • Austin Nelson

    “There are literally so many favorite moments! Most of my fondest memories happened with my fellow Class of 2018 music theatre majors. They are some of the most fun and goofiest people you will ever meet and they are my best friends.”


    Austin Nelson— ’18
  • Dani Rodriguez

    “My biggest surprise so far is how much I have grown to love this school. I know that if I had attended another institution, I would not be nearly as happy, or be making as big of a difference. I would never want to go anywhere else.”


    Dani Rodriguez— ’19
  • Chrissy Loeb

    “Carthage is close enough to home where I don’t feel too homesick, the professors are personable and want me to succeed, and the lake is right beside me to remind me what a wonderful school I am a part of.”


    Chrissy Loeb— ’18
  • Kaitlyn Yarka

    “Carthage is so much more than a school. It is a home where people greet you on your way to class and truly care about your success in school and in life.”


    Kaitlyn Yarka— ’18
  • Cassidy Skorija

    “The music theatre emphasis at Carthage is unique in that it incorporates vital courses from both the music and theatre departments, and allows us to take an active role in both. The professors are extremely supportive, and you can really tailor your path to suit your individual needs.”


    Cassidy Skorija— ’19
  • Janet Haro

    “The small class sizes that Carthage offers are very beneficial and the professors really care about their students’ success.”

     


    Janet Haro— ’18
  • Kiran Sehgal

    “I am grateful that I chose Carthage to launch me toward fulfilling my dreams. I am thankful for the beautiful campus I get to call home for the next few years, the memories I will be able to make, and goals I will accomplish here.”


    Kiran Sehgal— ’18
  • Samantha Tedesco

    “Carthage had everything I wanted: Small class sizes, helpful professors, and a great education system.”


    Samantha Tedesco— ’19
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