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Merit Scholarships



Socratic Scholarship  

Amounts to be announced
SAT EBRW (evidenced based reading and writing) and Math scores totaling 1220 or ACT composite Score of 25 & academic grade point average of 3.75. Freshman status.
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Spirit of Catawba Scholarship    

Amounts to be announced
The Spirit of Catawba Scholarship is a full tuition award for bright students who excel in one or more of the primary values of Catawba: Scholarship, Character, Culture, and Service. Students are invited to compete for this award on the basis of their application for admission or by nomination by their admissions counselor. Freshman status.
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Merit Scholarships
(Presidential, Trustee, Deans, and Founders Scholarships)

$8,000 to $17,000
Awarded based on a combination of SAT or ACT Composite Score & weighted academic grade point average for First Year students and transfer GPA for Day Transfer Students.

Transfer Excellence Award Scholarships  

Up to $2000 
Award based on excellence demonstrated in prior college-level studies and strong potential in future career. Requires full-time status and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, maintained while enrolled.

Access Grants*  

Amount varies
Based on academic merit to First Year and Day Transfer Students.