Hay Presidential Scholarship
Mackenzie Counard ’20
The Hay Presidential Scholarship is part of the Presidential Scholarship Program that offers 35 scholarships to students who have shown academic excellence and are actively involved in school and community organizations and activities. As a neuroscience and psychology double major, Mackenzie is proud of how all her hard work helped her become one step closer toward reaching her goals for the future.
“Receiving this scholarship was a great honor. It made me feel like everything I was working towards in my future was finally in reach. The judges recognized everything I had done in and out of high school, and that made me feel very proud of all the work I had done.”
Kenosha Oaks Scholarship
Tariq Hammad ’22
The Kenosha Scholarship awards eight full-tuition scholarships each year to Kenosha residents. Tariq says he was honored to receive this scholarship and it has motivated him academically as he studies biology with a concentration in pre-health.
“It was an honor and a blessing to receive this scholarship because I know that there is only a handful of them given each year and to receive one showed me that all of the hard work I put in throughout my high school years paid off. This scholarship has helped motivate me in many ways. It would be a shame to put a full-ride scholarship to waste, and for that reason, I am constantly trying to make the most out of my experience here at Carthage and do the best I can both academically and socially.”
Multicultural Leadership Scholarship
Nya Jones ’23
The Multicultural Leadership Scholarship is part of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Leadership (DEIL) Fellows program, which promotes diversity and student participation in campus life through volunteerism and academic excellence. Scholarship recipients share their unique strengths and diverse perspectives through their involvement on campus. Nya is a biology major with a pre-health concentration who plays on the basketball team. She says receiving the scholarship motivated her to focus on her academics as well as become involved in more activities on campus.
“Receiving the scholarship made me want to work hard towards my grades. It motivated me to be more focused and take my academics seriously. Also, the scholarship made me want to be more involved with my school not only just being on the basketball team but also other clubs.”
Dance minor scholarship
Hannah Midlock ’22
Admitted students considering pursuing a dance minor are encouraged to audition for a Carthage Dance Minor Scholarship. These scholarships are renewable based on maintaining satisfactory academic progress as well as Theatre Department service work each semester. Hannah’s passion for dance encouraged her to pursue a minor in dance in addition to majoring in athletic training.”
“Being a dancer my whole life, this scholarship meant the world to me. My dedication and hard work had paid off. I was so excited to continue my passion in college.”
Zachary Bulthuis ’23
There are three Business Scholarships awarded each year to students who demonstrate excellent ability in business, and candidates must intend to major in accounting, finance, management, or marketing. Zachary says how receiving this scholarship revealed to him that he is capable of excelling in his academics as he studies mathematics with emphases in actuarial science and finance along with a minor in Spanish.
“The scholarship revealed to me that I can excel academically and break through barriers I never thought I could and, therefore, allows me to engage with new things on-campus and experiment with activities I have never tried before.”
Modern Languages Scholarship
Christian Aggari ’21
Each year, Carthage awards 10 Modern Languages scholarships to students who have shown academic excellence in studying the Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish language. Christian, a computer science and Japanese double major with a minor in Asian studies, says receiving this scholarship helped him become more involved on campus.
“Winning the Japanese Modern Language Scholarship is the main reason I chose to go to Carthage. I knew I was going to have to commit myself to the major, and as a result, I’ve become an active member of the department, joining the Japanese Club E-Board, participating in the Culture Festival, and going to tutoring regularly. It seems like fate brought me to the right place!”