The Socratic Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship award at Catawba. Qualified students will be invited to compete for a full-tuition scholarship on the basis of their high school grade point average, the rigor of their coursework and standardized test scores. To be considered, students must have a weighted GPA of 4.0 or greater or an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or greater and the student must be admitted to Catawba by November 1. Applying for the scholarship automatically submits an application to the Honors Program.
Catawba College offers a variety of scholarships to make attending a Catawba College education affordable for you. All undergraduate students attending classes on campus are automatically considered for merit scholarships once they are admitted to Catawba College. Students are also encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for other types of financial aid offered at Catawba College. Merit-based scholarships are based on a student’s academic performance in high school and/or prior college.