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West Teaching Scholarship Application

You may be eligible for our exciting teacher education program and a teaching scholarship!

In order to be eligible for these scholarships, students must:

  • Be entering Catawba College as first-time freshmen
  • Complete a West Scholars application
  • Complete a Catawba College application for admission (and be accepted to Catawba)
  • Have a qualifying GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Maintain minimum Catawba GPA of 3.0
  • SAT/ACT scores optional (Note: Full West Scholars may submit SAT scores in order to seek exemption from the required Praxis CORE exam for entry to Teacher Education. An SAT score of 1170 is required for exemption from taking the Praxis CORE exam prior to admission to the Teacher Education during the sophomore year.)

 

Eligibility for Conditional West Scholars:

Conditional West Scholars receive $2500 per year in addition to any academic scholarship awarded by Catawba (with the exception of Socratic Scholarships ) and must:

  • Be entering Catawba College as first-time freshmen
  • Complete a West Scholars application
  • Complete a Catawba College application for admission (and be accepted to Catawba)
  • Have a qualifying GPA of 3.2
  • Maintain minimum Catawba GPA of 3.0
  • SAT/ACT scores optional
  • Submit passing scores for the Praxis Core exams by April 15 of your freshman year.

Applications received by the posted deadline below receive full consideration. Scholarship applications received AFTER the posted deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

NOTE: An application for admission to Catawba College must be submitted in order to be considered for the scholarship.


 

Your Information

High School Information

Interests, Activities, and Honors

Teaching Interest Information

References

Please provide Name, Address, and Phone # for three references below:

Please briefly answer ONE of the following questions:

1. Why do you want to teach?
2. What do you have to offer the teaching profession?
* = Required Field