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Scholarships & Endowed Funds

First Family and Annual Scholarships
First Family Scholarships are the most prestigious scholarships at Catawba College. Selected students are invited to campus to compete for approximately 20 scholarships ranging from $14,500 to full tuition. First Family scholarships are currently funded with gifts of $150,000 or more. 

Annual Scholarship Funds are maintained with yearly gifts of a specified amount. The continuation of the scholarship fund is dependent upon the annual gift.

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Named Endowed Funds
Catawba College is fortunate to have alumni, friends, and businesses who have generously contributed funds to establish named endowments for the purpose of providing scholarship assistance for qualifying students. The annual Endowed Scholarships are awarded from these funds, which are part of the college's permanent endowment. Awards are made annually from the interest earned on the endowment. Named Endowed scholarships may be established with gifts of $10,000 or more.

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Student Eligibility
It is not possible for students to apply for any of the scholarships or endowed scholarships individually. Students who have completed the application for financial assistance at Catawba College will automatically be considered for any scholarships for which they may be eligible.


Establishing a NEW Scholarship or Endowment
To learn more about how to support Catawba or to establish a new scholarship or endowed fund, please call the Development Office at (704) 637-4394.