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For many students at Chowan University, the importance of scholarships and financial aid cannot be overstated. Scholarship donors take great satisfaction in knowing they are helping worthy students.

Chowan awards over $1 million through the scholarship endowment program each year, making it possible for 100% of accepted students to receive financial assistance. There are over 300 scholarships representing the academic program, athletics, campus ministry, financial need, merit and leadership.

A scholarship gift today will assist students and help put them on a path to knowledge and a better tomorrow.

Featured Scholarships:

Friends of Teacher Education Scholarship 

June & Harold Babb Entrepreneurship Endowment 

Mary and Bill Little Teaching Scholarship

Amy Rozmus Hammond Annual Scholarship

Chowan Christian Service Association Scholarship - CCSA

Conway Baptist Church Scholarship

CCSA Conway Baptist

Bobby S. Cross Memorial Scholarship

Danny B. Moore History Scholarship

Jasper Ryan Deanes Memorial Scholarship

Rose Dilustro Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Garth Faile Scholarship

Friends of Education Scholarship

General Endowed Scholarships

CCSA-Gilliam-Poulson & Hughes-Randolph Scholarship

Cecil S. Hollomon, Jr. Scholarship

FEEF-Felicia Hollingsworth Scholarship Endowment

Robert E. Lee III Scholarship

Virginia McConnell Scholarship

James Peterson Swimming Scholarship

Amy Rozmus Hammond Scholarship

Daniel Surface Memorial Academic Scholarship

Fred C. and Marjorie E. Tayloe Scholarship Endowment

Benjamin B. and Sarah Elizabeth Ussery Scholarship

NC Watermelon Festival, Inc. Scholarship

"BOTL" 1969 Athletic Scholarship Endowment

Mitchell-Perkins FTE Scholarship

Ann Drake Scholarship FTE

If your scholarship is not listed, please include the name of the scholarship in your donation and we will apply it to that scholarship account. 

The Parker Family Music Scholarship Challenge
Brothers, Al and Mark Parker, are challenging their friends and family to make a gift to The Parker Family Music Scholarship Endowment Fund. They have pledged $5,000 to match all donations given to this fund.
Honor a Veteran Challenge
Capt. Mick Outten, Class of 71, has issued a challenge by encouraging support of the Veterans Scholarship. When 25 veterans have been honored with gifts to the Veterans Scholarship during Chowan Gives, it will unlock a gift of $10,000. You are able to honor a veteran or an active member of the armed services while making your gift. The scholarship supports veterans pursuing a Chowan degree.
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1965 Red Hot Ford Mustang Fastback Challenge
Alumnus Barry Bradberry, Class of 1973, is sponsoring this challenge. Barry drove a 1965 red Ford Mustang Fastback when he was a student at Chowan and he still owns and drives it today! The car was featured in the movie “Dare to Be.” 25 gifts of $19.65 or more will unlock his donation of $1,000. Donations will be placed in the Alumni Loyalty Fund.
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The 175th Donor Challenge
The donor who makes the 175th contribution during Chowan Gives will unlock a $500 gift to the area of their choice from Elaine Myers, Board of Trustee member and a 175th Celebration Committee member.
Rush Hour Power Hour
Win a starbucks $10 digital gift card between the hours of 8 am-9 am on April 5th when you donate $25.00+. 10 names will be drawn. This challenge is brought to you by Alumni Council President, Maurice Fluitt.
Scholarship Challenge
The Sheryl Brown Whitley Scholarship in Business was established in Sheryl’s memory by her parents. Wayne and Shirley Brown challenge you to support the scholarship program by making a gift in memory or honor of someone important to you. When 50 gifts are given to support any scholarship endowment, their gift of $20,000 will be unlocked and fully realized.
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Join Linda Weaver, Board of Trustee Member, in celebrating our 175th Birthday
Linda Weaver is challenging the Chowan Family to help us celebrate this monumental milestone of 175 years. When 30 gifts are made of $175+, Linda’s generous contribution of $5,000 will be unlocked to the Chowan Fund. All gifts of $175+ will also receive a limited edition commemorative etched glass.
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First Time Donors Challenge
This challenge encourages donors to make their first gift to Chowan. At the end of Chowan Gives, a name from the first time donors list will be drawn and that person will select an area of his/her choice for the $1,000 bonus. Lynette Bunch, Board of Trustee member, encourages you to make your first gift to Chowan!
Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce, Let's Eat Off-Campus-Student Challenge
Students who donate $17.50 or more during Chowan Gives will be eligible for a random drawing for gift cards to area restaurants, etc. This challenge is brought to you by the Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce!
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