Carthage awards 15 $5,000 Multicultural Leadership Fellows Scholarships to incoming students. These scholarships are renewable for four years.
The Multicultural Leadership Fellows Scholarship deadline has passed for fall 2018 freshmen.
If you are a freshman entering in fall 2019, online applications for these scholarships will be available October 2018. Join our mailing list to receive more information about Carthage’s competitive scholarships.
The Multicultural Leadership Fellows Program promotes diversity and student participation in campus life through volunteerism and academic excellence. Scholarship recipients will share their unique strengths and diverse perspectives through their involvement in on-campus activities, in the classroom, and through their participation in community service.
Carthage seeks domestic, first-time undergraduate, degree-seeking students with solid high school academic preparation including GPA and ACT or SAT (we accept either test). Additionally, candidates should exhibit exemplary leadership qualities and potential, and commitment to actively contribute to the diversity of Carthage through participation in campus activities such as, but not limited to, Carthage scholarship programs.
How to Apply
Candidates interested in applying for a multicultural leadership fellows scholarship must complete the following no later than December 3:
- Submit an application for admission to Carthage and supporting materials (high school transcripts and ACT/SAT report).
- Submit the Multicultural Leadership Fellows Application. (available October 2018)
- Submit a one-page essay: What obstacles must you overcome to become a college student? (this is part of the online application).
- Submit a list of all high school and community organizations and activities (including work) in which you have participated (this is part of the online application).
Multicultural Leadership Fellows Scholarship candidates are selected from among students who are admitted to Carthage and who have submitted the separate Multicultural Leadership Fellows Scholarship Application, along with the required essay, no later than December 3.
The Office of Admissions will screen applications and identify candidates most suitable for the Multicultural Leadership Scholarships.The Carthage commitment to scholars extends beyond the 15 Multicultural Leadership Scholarships. Top students typically receive a substantial package of multiple non-need-based awards, ranging from $15,000 to $21,000 or more. Many qualify for additional need-based assistance, making Carthage quite affordable.
The Multicultural Leadership Fellows Scholarships may incorporate all Carthage assistance.