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Spring Scholarship

Carthage awards one full-tuition scholarship and one 75%-tuition scholarship (renewable for up to three years) to new incoming spring students who show determination, intelligence and motivation.

Apply by Nov. 15 for the Spring Scholarship

Please note: In addition to submitting the online scholarship application, you must also apply for admission to Carthage.

 

Scholarship Basics

  • One full-tuition scholarship and one 75% tuition scholarship.
  • Renewable for up to 3 years.
  • Qualified competitors will receive a minimum $1,000 grant toward tuition.
  • The competition includes a 20-minute interview and a 50-minute essay.
  • Information sessions will be provided on Carthage academics and student life.

Who is eligible?

  • New full-time, degree-seeking freshmen and transfer students admitted to Carthage for Spring 2018. Not yet admitted? Apply online. (New full-time student teachers and new full-time social work students completing field placement are not eligible for this competition.)
  • Those with at least 12 transferable credits at an accredited college or university.
  • Students with fewer than 12 transferable credits need to have a 3.0+ on a 4.0 scale cumulative high school GPA and a 22+ ACT composite (1100 R+M SAT composite).
  • Those with a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.75.

When are applications due?

The application deadline for the 2018 Spring Scholarship is Friday, November 15, 2017. An invite-only on-campus competition will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

How do I apply?

Complete the Spring Scholarship Application

You must be admitted to Carthage to be eligible for the Spring Scholarship Competition.
Haven’t applied for admission yet? Apply online