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McCorkle Scholarships

(formerly First Family Scholarships)

seminars.jpgThe McCorkle Scholarships are the most prestigious scholarships at Catawba.

Consideration for the McCorkle Scholarship is by invitation only. In order to be considered for an invitation, students must first apply for admission to Catawba. Those subsequently invited to compete must provide a recommendation from a teacher or administrator and submit an essay of approximately 400-600 words (on a selected topic which you will receive by invitation) by the appropriate deadline.    

2015 Dates:

  • February 26, 2015
  • February 27, 2015
  • March 26, 2015


Once a student is accepted and invited to participate in the competition, all supporting information for all competitions must be submitted or postmarked by:

  • February 14, 2015  for the February 26 and 27, 2015 competitions
  • March 14, 2015  for the March 26, 2015 competition