Experience

The Batten Scholarship Program

A distinguished scholarship program at Culver Academies

The Batten Scholarship Program is one of the most extraordinary programs in the country for high school students. Offering full tuition coverage and more, this scholarship's total value is more than $200,000. 

Who is Eligible?

  • Incoming 9th and 10th grade boys and girls. 
  • Those residing outside of the U.S. will be considered, but will not be invited to campus for the Batten Scholarship Weekend. The Batten Scholarship Committee will conduct their Batten Scholarship interview electronically. 

What makes a Batten Scholar?

At Culver Academies, we believe in Leadership and Character, Learning to Learn, Global Citizenship, and Timeless Values that set Culver Academies - and its students - apart. 

Specific qualities sought in Batten Scholarship recipients include:

  • Previously demonstrated excellence in academics, citizenship, and character.
  • A history of involvement in activities within their school and community.
  • Demonstration of significant promise to contribute to the overall life at Culver Academies, both inside the classroom and out. 

What does the Batten Scholarship Cover?

  • Full tuition
  • Room and board
  • Required Uniforms
  • Books and laptop
  • Global Pathways Spring Program experience in U.S. or abroad
  • Summer Enrichment Experience in U.S. or abroad

Culver provided me autonomy, experience, and community. All of those resulted in an experience that continues to shape how I live, what I do, how I view the world, and my vision of what it should be.

Lex Clay '06