"My conversations with the current Leadership Scholars prior to my interview made my experience at Chowan University memorable!" – Recent Visitor
Welcome to Chowan Scholarship Day
Chowan 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 scholarships given on Chowan Scholarship Day:
Leadership Scholarship worth $24,000 over four years. (That’s $6,000 a year!)
Dean's Scholarship worth $12,000 over four years. (That’s $3,000 a year!)
Trustee Scholarship worth $4,000 over four years. (That’s $1,000 a year!)
Prospective Chowan University students are eligible to attend Chowan Scholarship Day. 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. 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.
A short application, essay, and on-campus interview are required. Professional attire is requested for your on-campus interview. Interviews are held on select dates in November, January, and March. Your completed application is your registration for Chowan Scholarship Day. Apply now!
10:30 a.m. Registration and Scholarship Information Pick-up Turner Auditorium in the McDowell Columns Building
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: Dr. Montrose Streeter, Vice President of Student Affairs
Speaker: Dr. Danny Moore, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Speaker: Brad Cash, 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 Sherman Bailey, Vice President of Enrollment Management
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 & 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.
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Academic Department Fair and Financial Aid Workshop Whitaker Library, 2nd floor
Talk with professors to learn more about your intended major.
Meet with a Financial Aid Professional to ask a question or get help with your financial aid.
2:10 & 2:40 p.m. Information about Hawks Athletics and NCAA Division II Compliance Turner Auditorium in the McDowell Columns Building
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, housing and pick up your free t-shirt. This meeting is strongly recommended.
*Agendas are subject to change.
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
Being a Scholar
Leadership Scholars are required to be residential students each semester they receive the scholarship. In addition, they are required to a minimum of two leadership positions in campus organizations, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and remain in good social standing throughout their career as a Leadership. Leadership Scholars are also required to attend Chowan Scholarship Days held during the academic year while receiving the Leadership Scholarship.
Deans and Trustee Scholars are expected to maintain two leadership positions in campus organizations, maintain satisfactory academic progress, and remain in good social standing throughout their career as a Leadership.