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Competition Scholarships

Competition Scholarships are some of our most important and generous awards. These annually renewable scholarships are offered to those who have demonstrated extraordinary potential and ability to contribute to our vigorous living and learning community.

Candidates are identified by our admission and financial aid staff and the Merit Programs office. If named a finalist, you'll participate in selection interviews on campus during Celebration and Recognition/Decision Davidson Weekend, April 4-6, 2019.

No separate application form is required.

Missy and John Kuykendall Scholarship

Annual award: $25,000
Number awarded: Two in each first-year class
Eligibility: You have demonstrated through habits of mind, leadership, and character the kind of outstanding servant leadership that distinguished the presidency of John W. Kuykendall '59.

William Holt Terry Scholarship

Annual award: Full tuition and fees, and one special opportunity stipend
Number awarded: Two in each first-year class
Eligibility: You have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills and personal qualities through student government, athletics, service, or other activities.