Scholarship Application

CNU offers a limited number of merit scholarships to high-achieving entering freshmen through the President's Leadership Program and Honors Program. You may apply to one or both programs below by completing each essay in 250 words or less.

Interviews are mandatory for scholarship consideration and we recommend that you interview no later than March 16.

Priority consideration for scholarship is given to students who apply for admission by the November 15 Early Decision or December 1 Early Action deadline.
Student's Name:*

Preferred Name:


Date of Birth:*
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Email Address:* Phone Number:*
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High School:* High School Graduation Year:*

I am applying to the *
President's Leadership Program only
Honors Program only
President's Leadership Program and Honors Program
Please complete the following essays in 250 words or less:

We believe that leadership comes in many forms. Whether you've held formal positions in clubs and organizations or you see yourself as a quiet leader who leads by example, we want to hear how leadership has played a role in your life.

Please describe your most significant engagement and/or leadership experience(s) in high school. (250 words or less)

In the Honors Program, we believe that being an engaged citizen starts with a strong academic foundation in the liberal arts. Honors students will have countless opportunities for meaningful engagement in the classroom at CNU.

Please describe how academic engagement has played a role in your life in high school. (250 words or less)