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Environment & Sustainability Merit Scholarship Interview Days

co-env8.pngWe are pleased to announce this additional, special opportunity for you to compete for additional scholarship funds in the form of the Catawba Environment & Sustainability Merit Scholarship, potentially up to full tuition, as a future Environment & Sustainability major.

Dates & Registration

During this special event, we invite you to join a panel discussion and information session, tour of our environmental preserve, and get to know our campus community in addition to interviewing with the department. 

In the event you are not able to join us in person for these interview days, Skype interviews are an option. To participate in a Skype interview, please register for an interview time using the same links above. Please confirm this appointment in an email to Dr. Luke Dollar  and Ms. Kelly Flanigan using the subject line “ENV SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEW - YOUR NAME” and be sure to include your Skype handle.

AGENDA for Morning Interviews:

  • 9:15 a.m. — Panel Discussions
    Center for the Environment, Room 300
  • 10:00 a.m. - Noon — Interviews
    Center for the Environment, Room 319
  • Noon — Lunch
    Center for the Environment, Room 300 

AGENDA FOR Afternoon Interviews:

  • Noon - Lunch
    Center for the Environment, Room 300 
  • 12:30 p.m. - Panel Discussions 
    Center for the Environment, Room 300 
  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. —  Interviews
    Center for the Environment, Room 319 


Essay Requirement

Scholarship winners will be determined by the interview process and a brief essay response to the following topic (note this is an additional essay for ENV Merit Scholarship Interviewees and should be emailed separately no later than the Friday before your interview):

Describe your current engagement with the themes of Environment and/or Sustainability. In what kinds of experiences and studies do you hope to participate while at Catawba? How will this help further pursue your life goals and career path?”

Upload Your Essay

Please upload your essay response no later than 5:00 p.m. of the Friday before your Interview on your respective Saturday.

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Should you have any questions, please contact and/or Dr. Luke Dollar  and Ms. Kelly Flanigan at your earliest convenience.