2024 Application Guide for Carthage College Freshman Math/Science Scholarship


Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 3rd of December, 2023

Scholarship Summary: 
Carthage awards two full-tuition per year Math/Science Scholarships each year to incoming domestic students. These scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate ability in mathematics and natural sciences, and are renewable for four years.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To apply for a math/science scholarship, candidates must 
i. Intend to major in biology, chemistry, computer sciencedata scienceenvironmental sciencegame developmentgeographic information science, geosciences, mathematics, neuroscience or physics. (A double major in another subject area is acceptable and can typically be completed in four years.)
ii. Demonstrate exceptional ability in mathematics and natural sciences

Value of Scholarship:  
The Carthage Math/Science Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition annually.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
•  Submit an application for admission to Carthage and supporting materials (high school transcripts).
•  Submit a one-page essay: Explain why you are interested in mathematics and/or natural sciences (this is part of the online scholarship application).
•  The math/science faculty and the Office of Admissions will review your application and high school grades. Qualified applicants will be notified in early January. Successful candidates and their families will be invited to the Math/Science Scholarship Competition.
•  The Math/Science Scholarship Competition takes place virtually/online on February 2, 2024. If selected to compete, candidates will be invited to the virtual/online competition where they will take a comprehensive written examination, choosing four of the following six subject areas that assess their scientific literacy: biology, chemistry, computer science, geoscience, mathematics, and physics.

Scholarship Website: 
Find more information on this scholarship opportunity at the Carthage College Math/Science Scholarship Page.