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The Citadel Academic Scholar Competition


Registration & schedule: On Thursday, 16 February 2017, registration occurs at 1500 (3:00 p.m.) in the lobby of Bond Hall. Events wrap up that on Friday afternoon around 1500 (3:00 p.m.). Guests are invited to remain on campus for the Dress Parade at 1545 (3:45 p.m.).

Essay questions:  Instructions for the required essay are below. Your response is due via e-mail before 1700 hours (5:00 p.m.) EST Friday, 10 February.

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Schedule:  A tentative schedule is below.  Please note that this schedule may be revised if necessary.

Thursday, 16 February
1500 - 1530 Registration Bond Hall lobby
1530 - 1800 Parents' Orientation (parents) Bond Hall
1600 - 1900 Students meet with academic departments, shadow cadet host, and attend evening meal
1900 - 2100 Students meet ROTC representatives, and participate in cadet lifestyle orientation Jenkins Hall
Friday, 17 February
0800 - 1300 Students attend class and noon meal with Cadet host
1000 ROTC briefing (parents) Jenkins Hall
1100 Chaplain's briefing (parents) Jenkins Hall
1300 Honors Program briefing
1400 Student meeting with Fellows Programs
1415 Optional campus tour (parents)
1500 Conclusion of program
1710 Homecoming parade Summerall Field

Essay instructions:

A two-page, double-spaced response to the essay question of your choice (below) must be returned (via e-mail) before 1700 hours (5:00 p.m.) EST Friday, 10 February.

1. Answer the essay question here (pdf).
2. E-mail your completed essay to LTC Hank Fuller, Director of the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. Remember! Your essay is due before 1700 (5:00 p.m.) EST Friday, 10 February!
Congratulations on your selection and best of luck!
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