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Merit Scholarships



Socratic Scholarship Freshman status  

This is the most prestigious scholarship award at Catawba College. Qualified students will be invited to compete for a full-tuition scholarship. To be considered, students must have an weighted GPA of 3.5 or greater or a weighted GPA of 4.0 or greater and be admitted to Catawba by November 1.
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Spirit of Catawba Scholarship    Freshman status  

The Spirit of Catawba Scholarship is a full tuition award for 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 and must be admitted by February 1.
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Merit Scholarships
(Presidential, Trustee, Deans, Pillars, and Founders Scholarships)
First-Year and Transfer Students (not including students enrolled in Catawba Online)

$8,000 to $20,000
Awarded based a student's academic performance in high school and/or prior college. All students are automatically considered once they are granted admission to Catawba.