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Admissions: Leadership Scholarship Day

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Advising & Registration

Apply for the Leadership Scholarships now! Click here!

The deadline to submit your Leadership Scholarship Day application and essay will be Friday, January 9th

"The best part of my Leadership Scholarship Day was my interview session. I felt like I could really express myself and tell my story!" – Recent Visitor

"My conversations with the current Leadership Scholars prior to my interview made my experience at Chowan University memorable!" – Recent Visitor

Earn up to $24,000 in scholarships!

Leadership Scholarship Day is your chance to earn a valuable scholarship! Chowan University wants to invest in rising student leaders like you. Scholarship recipients are leaders in their school, community, sports teams, and churches. You could be eligible for one of the three Leadership Scholarships:

  • Leadership Scholarship worth $24,000 over four years.
    (Thatís $6,000 a year!)
  • Deanís Scholarship worth $12,000 over four years.
    (Thatís $3,000 a year!)
  • Trustee Scholarship worth $4,000 over four years.
    (Thatís $1,000 a year!)  

You are eligible for a Leadership Scholarship if you are an incoming student with at least a 2.7 grade point average and are involved in a leadership role. You are eligible for the Dean's and Trustee Scholarships if you are an incoming student whose application for admission is accepted into Chowan University.

A short application, essay, and on-campus interview are required - Apply online for the prestigious Leadership Scholarships now! Your completed application is your registration for Leadership Scholarship Day.

Leadership Scholarship Day Agenda

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Leadership Scholarship Day Agenda
January 17, 2015*

10:30 a.m.

Registration and Scholarship Information Pick-up
Turner Auditorium in the McDowell Columns Building
Student Performance
Current Scholars Discussion Panel

11:00 a.m.

Learn more about Chowan and the
Leadership Scholars Program
Turner Auditorium in the McDowell Columns Building

  • Invocation: Rev. Mari Wiles, Campus Ministry
  • Speaker: P. Randy Harrell, Vice President of
    Student Affairs
  • Speaker: Dr. Danny Moore, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Speaker: Leah Lambson, Director of Student Life
  • Introduction of the Chowan University
    Leadership Scholars
11:45 a.m.

Learn more about how to register for classes and how to secure your housing
Turner Auditorium in the McDowell Columns Building

Speaker: Kim Bailey, Dean of Admissions

12:00 p.m.

Leadership Scholars Luncheon
Thomas Dining Hall

1:00 p.m. Interviews begin for the Chowan Scholarships
McDowell Columns Building
Your name tag contains information about your interview time and location. Notification of scholarship awards typically takes 2 weeks after completion of the interview.
1:00 p.m.
3:00 pm
See Chowan University! Campus Tours
Tours leave from the front steps of the McDowell Columns Building at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
1:15 &
2:00 p.m.

How to Maximize Your Financial Aid and Complete Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Vaughan Auditorium in Marks Hall

Speaker: Sharon Rose, Director of Financial Aid

2:00 p.m.
2:45 p.m.

Information about Hawks Athletics and
NCAA Division II Compliance

Turner Auditorium in the McDowell Columns Building

Speaker: Ozzie McFarland, Vice President and
Director of Athletics  


1:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.

Meet with your Admissions Counselor
Admissions Office located on the ground floor of McDowell Columns Building
Meet 1-on-1 with your admissions counselor and discuss admissions, scholarships, financial aid, class registration, and housing. This meeting is strongly recommended.

  *Agendas are subject to change


For a pdf version of the Leadership Scholarship agenda, click here.

To apply, complete the Leadership Scholarship application and essay (essay instructions are on the application), and attend Leadership Scholarship Day. Your completed application and essay is your registration for Chowan
Scholarship Day.

Mail your application and essay to:
Chowan University
Admissions Office
Chowan Scholarship Admission Coordinator
One University Place
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

Or Fax your application and essay to (252) 389-1190 c/o Leadership Scholarship Admissions Coordinator.

To register, fill out the Leadership Scholarship Application and plan to attend Leadership Scholarship Day!

Still have questions? Please don't hesitate to contact us.


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