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Apply now for a full-tuition scholarship

November 07, 2016

Are you #carthagebound? Reward yourself with scholarships before time runs out!

Students are completing their applications at a record pace for Carthage’s multiple non-need-based scholarships — awards for accomplishments in business, fine arts, math/science, modern languages, multicultural leadership, academics, and more.

Presidential Scholarship Program

If you have achieved an ACT composite score of 25 and a high-school GPA of 3.0 or higher, or if you can demonstrate significant involvement in leadership-oriented extracurricular activities, you may qualify for one of 35 Presidential Scholarships totaling more than $4.5 million. Carthage awards:

  • 3 Lincoln Scholarships, which cover full tuition, room and board.
  • 6 Clausen and Ruud scholarships, which cover full tuition.
  • 26 Hay, Lentz, Dahl, and Anderson scholarships, which cover 75 percent of tuition.

Select candidates will be invited to campus to compete in the Presidential Scholarship Competition. All students who attend a Presidential Scholarship competition automatically receive a minimum of $3,000 toward tuition.


Kenosha Oaks Scholarship Program

If you live in the City of Kenosha, you may qualify for a Kenosha Oaks Scholarship, valued at more than $160,000 per student. These scholarships are made possible through the City of Kenosha’s agreement to lease land to the College for The Oaks Residential Village and student parking. Carthage awards:

  • 8 Kenosha Oaks Scholarships, which cover full tuition.

Select candidates will be invited to participate in an on-campus competition. Qualified applicants will also be considered for other scholarships offered by Carthage.


Additional Scholarships

Other scholarships are also available, totaling more than $2.4 million. These scholarships include:

  • Business (accounting, finance, management, marketing)
  • Math and Science (biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, geoscience, geographic information science, mathematics, neuroscience, physics and astronomy)
  • Modern Languages (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish)
  • Fine Arts (art history, art education, communication, dance, graphic design, music, music theatre, public relations, studio art, theatre)
  • Multicultural Leadership


How to Apply

Students should follow these steps to be considered for a non-need-based scholarship. Deadline to apply for most competitive scholarships is Dec. 3.

  • For all scholarships: Submit your application for admission, including your high school transcript and ACT and/or SAT scores. Still need to apply? Call 800-351-4058 or visit www.carthage.edu/apply.
  • For Presidential, Math/Science, Business, Modern Languages, and Multicultural Leadership Scholarships: Submit your application and appropriate essay response by Dec. 3.
  • For Fine Arts Scholarship: Schedule your audition/portfolio review for Fine Arts Scholarships (art history, art education, studio art, communication, graphic design, public relations, music, music theatre, theatre, and dance) by late February 2016. Deadline varies by program.
  • For Kenosha Oaks Scholarship: Submit your application and required essay by Dec. 3.

Questions?

Your admissions representative is here to help. Call the Office of Admissions at 800-351-4058, or visit the Admissions website to meet your admissions representative.

 

Questions?

Your admissions representative is here to help. Call the Office of Admissions at 800-351-4058, or visit the Admissions website to meet your admissions representative.