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Online Transfer Student Excellence Award Scholarships

As a graduate of Central Piedmont, Rowan-Cabarrus, Davidson-Davie or Stanly Community Colleges, you may be eligible for our Transfer Excellence Award scholarship!

The Transfer Excellence Award recognizes outstanding transfer students who wish to earn their bachelor degree from the Catawba Online program. The award is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have demonstrated excellence in prior college-level studies and who can indicate strong potential in their future career. The criteria for the award is primarily academic performance in your prior community college studies. . The award is limited to full tuition assistance for your first semester. FAFSA submission and completion of the Federal Financial Aid process at Catawba is required. . Full-time student status during the semester of the award and enrollment in the Catawba Online program is required. This is a competitive application process so every item in the application is important, including your essay. 

To apply, use the form below. The priority application deadline is June 1st for fall semesters and November 1st for spring semesters; later applications are subject to availability of funds.

NOTE: This scholarship is available for incoming transfer students only who have earned an Associate's degree from CPCC, RCCC, DDCC, or Stanly CC or are approaching graduation at one of these institutions. Current students are not eligible for the transfer scholarship.

Your Information

College Information

Please list all colleges previously attended, regardless of number of credit hours or type of study. You must be an admitted student to apply for the scholarship. Your Catawba application is only complete after we have received official transcripts from all college and universities attended. We will use the transcripts from your Catawba application as part of your scholarship application. If you have not yet applied and been accepted, you can complete the scholarship application but it will not be reviewed and considered until you are admitted to Catawba College.

Degree Interest


Please provide Name, Address, and Phone # for two references below, and at least one of them must be a professor or instructor from your most recent academic school year:


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