Scholarship Competition

Through Roanoke College's Scholarship Competition, Roanoke College supports students of superior academic and leadership ability.  Scholarship Competition awards

To be considered for these scholarships, you must complete the Scholarship Competition application and be a prospective college freshman seeking first-time fall enrollment. You must also be accepted to the College prior to the competition. Students with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in a rigorous academic curriculum should consider applying for the Scholarship Competition.

Instructions & Dates

  1. The 2016-2017 competition dates: November 11, November 14, November 18, November 21, February 10, February 13, February 17, and February 20.
  2. Applicants must be prospective college freshmen seeking full-time enrollment for the first-time in the fall semester.
  3. Students must submit the admissions application and be accepted to the College prior to the competition. Official high school transcripts and SAT and/or ACT scores must be submitted by the deadlines outlined below.
  4. Admissions and Scholarship Competition Application Deadline: October 15 for the November competitions and January 9 for the February competitions.
  5. Semifinalists will be notified the week of October 24 for the November competitions and January 23 for the February competitions.
  6. In order to be considered for the Beard, Bittle, Bowman, Baughman, Dreher and Morehead Scholarships, semifinalists are required, with no exception, to participate on campus in one of the scheduled competitions.
  7. Scholarship recipients will be notified the week of December 12 for the November competitions and the week of March 20 for the February competitions.

Additional need-based financial aid may be available. You may contact the Admissions or Financial Aid Office for further information.

Apply to the Scholarship Competition