"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!)  

First semester 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. Interviews are held on select dates in November, January,  and February. Your completed application is your registration for Chowan Scholarship Day. Apply now!

Only new students enrolling for fall 2018 may apply. 


Chowan Scholarship Day Agenda

Saturday, February 3, 2018
*this is the final Scholarship Day for fall 2018 enrolls*

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: P. Randy Harrell, Vice President of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management
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: P. Randy Harrell, Vice President of Student Affairs & 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.
1:10 & 1:40 p.m. How to Maximize Your Financial Aid and Complete Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Turner Auditorium in the McDowell Columns Building

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