• African American Network-Caorlinas Scholarship Application

    The African American Network Carolinas chapter provides scholarships to colelge-bound students from North and South Carolina who are pursuing a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance or business administration.

    Minimum Eligibility 

    1. Graduating senior at a North or South Carolina High School

    2.Must attend a four-year college or univesity located in North or South Carolina.

    3. Must plan on majoring in engineering, computer sicnece, the sciences, accoutning, finance, or business administartion.  

    The scholarship comittee will consider both prior academic perforance and finanical need as determined by the cost of colleg attendance compared with an applicant's household income and other finaicla factors.  

    Sholarship Award

    Scholarships will range upt to $2,000 at the discretion of the AAN-C Scholarship COmmittee.  Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient's school and are distinguished for tution, required fees, books, and supplies  Scholarships are renewable. 

    Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

    Applications are avilabe at https://fftcsholarhips.communityforce.com 

    2018 BBB Torch Scholarship

    The BBB Torch Scholarhip program recognizes students who personify high ethical standards as demonstrated through leadership, communiy serivce, overall personal integrity, and academic success.  BBB Torch Scholarships are awarded to college-bound high school uniors and seniors, and college undergraduates.  

    1-$5,000 2-$4,000 3-$2,000 3-$1,000

    To be elibible students must submit an essay of 500-1,000 words, along with an application, transcript, and a letter of reccomendaiton from a BBB Accredited Business.  (Find a list of Accredited Businesses at bbb.org/raleigh-durham/accredited-business-dirctory.)

    Completed application packets are due by 4:30PM, Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  

    The essay topic is: Everybody makes mistakes.  Tell us about a mistake you made that, because of your reaction to it, had a positive end result.  

    Apply online at bbbscholarship.org.  

    Golden Leaf Scholarship
    High school seniors or community college transfer students planning to attend any of the participating colleges or universities who reside in a qualifying county and demonstrate financial need. Recipients are selected based upon multiple factors including grade point average, financial need, length of residence in the county and the ability to communicate a commitment to returning to a rural county that is economically distressed.

    High school seniors are eligible for a four-year scholarship totaling $12,000 ($3,000 a year over four years). Community college transfer students are eligible for $3,000 a year for up to 3 years.

    Visit CFNC.org/goldenleaf to fill out the application form or call 866-866-CFNC for assistance. Your FAFSA, Residency Determination Services (RDS), application, and transcripts are all a part of the application. Applicants must reside in Edgecombe or Nash county.  

    The Golden LEAF Scholarship application is available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.
    The application deadline is March 1, 2018.

    Warren "Sneak" Lewis Law Enforcement Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to a senior based on academic record, community service, career aspirations, and overall impression o the applicant. Applications can be picked up in the guidance office. There is an essay and application packet requirement. Please see Ms. Mills in student services for information.

    Applications Deadline: February 1st 

    Auto Loan Scholarship

    One scholarship worth $1000 will be awarded to help a student achieve his goals of furthering his education. Selection of the recipient is based on the creative video entry.


    1. Create your video(2-5 minute video in which you explain how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future).
    2. Upload your video to YouTube and title it “Auto Loan Scholarship Program by <Your Name>”
    3. Once your video has been uploaded, email the active YouTube link to: scholarships@auto.loan along with your name, mailing address, and telephone number.

    Deadline of Submission of ApplicationApril 30, 2018

    Date of selection of winnerMay 15, 2018

    Please visit- https://auto.loan/scholarship/ for more information.

    2018 Typology Central Personality Type Scholarship

    Deadline: June 23rd

    Amount:  $2000/1st prize, $500/2nd prize given to 2 students.  
    Student Type: Senior High School / Undergraduate/ Graduate students who will be attending an accredited university or college
    Attachments:  1) An essay of at least 1000 words(personal statement about the use of personality type systems) 2)An easily readable copy of your transcript 3) a list of academic and/or non-academic awards and achievements. 
    Criteria:  To further opportunities for those interested in personality type and theory, undergraduate and graduate students who will be attending an accredited university or college are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is available to those who have completed at least 15 credit hours. Applications in all major fields of study are eligible.
    You can find full information on our scholarship here http://www.typologycentral.com/forums/scholarship.php

    Wake Electric Scholarship Program

    Deadline: March 14, 2018.  All applications MUST be received IN our office ON or before March 14, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.  Any applications arriving after this date will automatically be disqualified. All applications will be under consideration for one of the two scholarship categories.  You only need to submit one application to be considered.

    *Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for application information*

    The Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship

    Wake Electric will award one scholarship of $2,000. Requirements for the Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship include:

    • Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of a Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
    • Must be a high school graduating senior (cannot already be attending college)
    • Must pursue a four-year undergraduate baccalaureate degree at an accredited institution in North Carolina

     Touchstone Energy Scholarships

    Several scholarships of up to $1,250 will be awarded.  Requirements include:

    • Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of a Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
    • Must use these funds at a North Carolina college or university, community college, vocational or technical school
    • Applicants can be a high school graduating senior or already enrolled full-time in a university, community college, vocational or technical school

    AreaVibes $2500 Essay Scholarship

    Eligibility Requirements

    In order to participate in the scholarship content, applicants must meet the following criteria;

    Must be a legal resident of the United States.
    Must be 16 - 25 years old.
    Must be currently attending a High School, University or college during the 2017 calendar year.
    Provide your 250 word essay (How does Livability play a factor in selecting a college?) before 31st May 2018.
    A winner will be chosen by the 15th June 2018.

    You can find information on our scholarship here - http://www.areavibes.com/scholarships/

    The Iflexion Scholarship

    One scholarship worth $1000 will be awarded to help a student achieve his goals of furthering his education. Selection of the recipient is based on the creative essay entry.
    Outlined below are the details:
    • Major/Area of Study: Any
    • Award: $1,000 
    • Grade Level: must be enrolled full-time as a college senior, undergraduate or postgraduate 
    • Application Deadline: December 31st, 2017
    • Selection Criteria: Applicants must be at least 18 years old and will be judged on the content of the essay they provide (How Mobile Technology will change Retail in 5 years)
    A winner will be chosen by the 31st December 2017.
    Interested applicants will need to apply via the form here: https://www.iflexion.com/scholarship.

     ACT Student Champion Award

    The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 

    ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. 

    Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: 

    • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
    • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
    • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

    Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application. 

    All questions may be directed to ccrc@act.org

    Bridgewater College Open House

    Bridgewater College invites interested students to their campus on  November 11th, February 3rd, and March 17th.  Students can register online at bridgewater.edu/visitcampus

    Coca-Cola Scholars


    The Coca−Cola Scholars Foundation supports over 1,400 college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.4 million through two nationally recognized programs on behalf of the Coca−Cola System.
     Application Deadline: October 31st

    The Furious Grill Eat Healthy Scholarship

    This is a $1000 scholarship offered to one student. To be eligible, students must:

    • be in high school or college/university
    • should write a 500-1000 word essay on the topic of "We Are What We Eat"

    For more information, please visit http://furiousgrill.com/scholarship/

    Deadline: Novemer 15, 2017

    Winner announced: December 1, 2017

    NC Society Daughters of the Revolution Good Citizens Scholarship Contest

    The DAR Good Citizens program honors an outstanding young person in the senior class who demonstrates qualities of a good citizen.  The applicants must have qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism.  Applicants must submit an essay, transcript, and two letters of reccomendation.  

    If you would like to be considered for this scholarship, please see Ms. Mills in Student Services by October 25th, 2017.  

    Video Game Design Scholarship

    • Company Providing Scholarship: GameDesigning.org
    • Award Amount: $1000
    • Number of Awards Available: 1
    • How to Apply: Write an essay (800-1500 words about what you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the gaming industry since the turn of the century)
    • Eliibilty: All prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this award. Prospective students must possess proof of acceptance to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school.
    • Timeline: December 31, 2017To be announced on January 9, 2018

    Healthcare Leaders Scholarship- Sponsored by Nurse.org

    To be eligible for the $1000 award, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay by January 29th. This scholarship is offered once a year and award is paid directly to the student.

    Visit nurses.org scholarship page for full scholarship details and online application.

    Applications Accepted: February 10, 2017 - January 29, 2018

    SunTrust Off To College Sweepstakes

    Thirty (30) $500 scholarships will be awarded to students between October 30th, 2017 until May 14, 2018. Students may enter at suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes once during each drawing period. There is no GPA or financial need requirement. 

    Prudential Spirit of Community Award

    Are you a middle level or high school student who's making a difference through volunteering?
    Visit http://spirit.prudential.com to apply for a $1,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington, DC.
    The deadline to apply is November 7, 2017.

    Horatio Alger Scholarship

    The Horatio Alger Scholarship Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. offers a number of state, national, and Career and Technical scholarships for students. To be eligible, students must have at least a 2.0 and demonstrate a need for financial assistance.  To learn more and apply, visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

    Horatio Alger National Scholarship Deadline: October 25th, 2017

    Horatio Alger State Scholarship Deadline: October 25th, 2017

    The Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship application will open on March 15th, 2017


    College of Textiles at North Carolina State University Centennial Scholarship 

    The Centennial Scholarship program is designed for students who are interested in career fields such as engineering, business management, design, chemistry, polymers, forensics, medical fields, fashion merchandising and retail management. For scholarship consideration, students must submit a NC State admissions application by the October 15th deadline.  

    • Centennial Scholarship
      • $15,000/year for 4 years and $7,500 in enrichment funds
      • Up to 8 awarded per year
    • ITT Centennial Scholarship
      • Awarded to the top Cetennial
      • $22,000/year for 4 years and $7,500 in enrichment funds
    • Kimbrell Centennial Scholarship
      • Awarded to the 2nd top Centennial
      • $20,000/year for 4 years and $7,500 in enrichment funds
    • North Carolina Textile Foundation Scholarship
      • $5,000/year for 4 years
    • Prestige Scholarship
      • $1,000 - $2,500/year for 4 years

    If you would like to be considered for this scholarship by being nominated.  Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services by November 13th, 2017.  

    West Teaching Scholarship at the Catawba College Academy for Teaching

    A yearly award of $2,500 in addition to any other academic scholarships for which the student is eligible. The Academy provides a wealth of experiences including early field experiences, excursions and professional networking. 

    The deadline for submitting applications is December 1, 2017.  In order to be eligible for the West Scholarship, students must have applied to and have been accepted to Catawba College.

    The West Teaching Scholars application is located at the following link:

    Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

    In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, Parentinn has created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

    Award: $1250
    Deadline: Feb 28th, 2018
    Here is the list of requirements:
    - Applicant must be high school student.
    - Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?"
    Please visit http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship to apply.

     Scholarships for Children of NC Veterans

    If a child's veteran parent was a resident of North Carolina when they entered military service, or the child is a life-long resident of North Carolina, they may be eligible for a scholarship from the State of North Carolina. The NC Division of Veterans Affairs scholarship program is limited to the children of disabled, deceased, combat, or POW/MIA war veterans. Scholarship may pay for tuition, room and board, and fees, for up to 4 years. 
    Application online at https://www.milvets.nc.gov/services/scholarships

    Application Deadline: February 14th 

    Fresh n' Lean Scholarship 

    This scholarship would be for high school seniors looking to be enrolled in college for Fall 2018.

    As part of the application process, we require that the student submit a short video or photo essay that shows how their personal eating habits have helped them achieve specific goals.

    The award amount for this scholarship is $1,500 and the application must be submitted by May 1st, 2018.

    A few other specifics of the scholarship are as follows:

    • Must be a legal resident and currently living in the United States
    • Fresh n’ Lean staff’s members are not eligible to enter
    • Home-schooled students may apply (must be equivalent to high school senior)
    • Must submit a video or photos with a short essay

    More information on the video or photo essay, as well as submitting the scholarship application, can be found here: https://www.freshnlean.com/scholarship-application/

    Support Your Beauty Scholarship

    To be eligible for this $1500 essay scholarship, you must:

    • be a student in United States, Canada, United Kingdom or Australia
    • have a strong passion for writing informative and interesting health and beauty articles.


    All you have to do is to write and submit an essay with 500 to 2000 words about your personal journey towards beauty.

    For further details on this scholarship, please visit the following website: https://supportyourbeauty.com/scholarship/ 

    Deadline: November 30, 2017.

    Winner chosen: December 15, 2017

    Mary Perry Scholarship

    This scholarship is sponsored by Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Sorority for Women Educators. The purpose of this scholarship shall be to encourage commitment to educational excellence and to give financial assistance to teachers or those preparing to teach. This $1500 scholarship will be awarded to a college-bound Nash County student who plans to major in the Education field by a Board of Directors of the Gamma Tau Scholarship Committee at the last meeting in May of each year.

    Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 weighted GPA, be entering a community college or university in fall 2018, and demonstrate active involvement in local community service. 

    Deadline is February 2nd, 2018. 

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application.

    Questions about this scholarship may be directed to the Scholarship Chairperson Diane Gentry at (252)230-7933 or dmgentry@nrms.k12.nc.us

    WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program

    Please note that to be eligible for the scholarship you must apply to one of the ten Partner Institutions listed. Those schools are:
    Clarkson University
    Drexel University
    Johnson & Wales University
    Merrimack College
    State University of New York Oswego
    The University of Toledo
    University of Cincinnati
    University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Wentworth Institute of Technology
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    To qualify for this scholarship, students must have at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. For a scholarship application or to complete this application online, please visit www.waceinc.org. Early applications are encouraged. For general questions, please contact Marty Ford at marty_ford@uml.edu.

     Application Deadline: February 15th, 2018

    VacuumCleanerHub.com Scholarship

    First write an article of 700 words minimum on“The future of cleaning”. Article should be well written and not a single line copied from anywhere on the web and should be 100% unique. Then submit to the email below via word .doc file. Additionally, please add the URL of your website (If you have one).

    When you complete the article, submit it via email at scholarship@vacuumcleanerhub.com with the information listed below and attach the word document.

    • Personal Details (First & Last Name, Phone, Email and Address).
    • University/ College/ School Name
    • Your Area of Study

    *Must be send any document which can proof that currently you are a student.

    By submitting your article, you are giving this website the permission to use it either for promotions or for marketing purposes.


    Submission Deadline: 15th March 2018

    Reviewing of all submissions25th March 2018

    Winner Announcement: 30th March 2018

    $1,000 check will be sent directly to your University, College or High school

    John H. Perry Memorial Scholarship

    There are two scholarships available. One to a senior and one to an underclassman. To be eligible for the senior scholarship, you must: 

    • be eligible to graduate
    • have a 2.5 GPA or higher
    • reside in Nash or Edgecombe counties
    • submit a high school transcript
    • submit two letters of recommendation
    • complete the application

    To be eligible for the underclassman scholarship, you must:

    • Be in grades 9-11
    • be in good academic standing
    • reside in Nash or Edgecombe counties
    • submit two letters of recommendation
    • complete the application

    Application Deadline: TBD

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application when the 2018 deadline is determined.  

     UNCG Guarantee

    Have you heard of the UNCG Guarantee? It's a scholarship that helps recent North Carolina high-school graduates with family incomes at or below poverty graduate from UNCG with little or no debt. There is an entire community of support within this scholars program including academic resources, professional and leadership development, peer advising and a UNCG mentor.
    Apply at guarantee.uncg.edu

    Priority consideration is given to those who apply before December 1. The application is scheduled to close on February 1st. 

    Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

    This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2018.

    LeRoy Hartsfield Scholarship

    This $250 scholarship is sponsored by Mr. LeRoy Hartsfield, the first principal of Nash Central High School when it opened in August 2002. Mr. Hartfield recently retired in 2013 after more than 30 years of his service to students. He served in many various positions from Principal to Assistant Superintendent. 


    • 3.25 GPA
    • Student must demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, force of character, and community spirit
    • Must have sustained involvment in one extracurricular activity and at least two community service activities
    • Must have acceptance to a 2 or 4 year college or university in the fall

     Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application when the 2018 deadline is determined. 

    Deadline: TBD

    Peacemakers of Rocky Mount - Millie S. Morris Scholarship Fund

    This $1000 scholarship is in memory of Millie Morris, a longtime educator in Edgecombe County and Nash-Rocky Mount  Public Schools. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who resides South Rocky Mount and is attending a two or four-year insitution of higher learning. When the 2018 application is released you may download an application at rockymountpeacemakers.org/education.

    Paper copies of the application will be available in Student Services. Please see Ms. Mills.  


    Lonnie T. Foster Scholarship

    This $1000 scholarship is sponsored by the Epsilon Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. This scholaship is for young men in the Nash-Rocky Mount School System. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a graduating male senior
    • have a 2.5 GPA
    • have applied or be accepted to a 4-year college or university

    Deadline: TBD.

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for a copy of this scholarship application when the 2018 deadline is released.

    Scholarships for Students with Average GPAs

    Are you a senior with an average GPA looking for scholarships? Students with average GPAs are as capable of winning scholarships as students with high GPAs. Visit this website for a list of scholarships for students with GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 3.5.

    Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship

    This scholarship is for students graduating in the class of 2017-2018. 

    To be eligible you must have a 3.0 GPA or better, play a sport, and be a leader in school and in your community. 

    This application can be found at https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

    Begin now! Phase one of the application process closes October 2, 2017.

    This application is now closed.

    Fayetteville State University Edgecombe-Nash Alumni Chapter Scholarship Criteria

    This $500 scholarship is available to a student who meets the following criteria:

    • Planning to attend Fayetteville State University in the Fall and is officially accepted by the University
    • Student enrolled in Nash-Rocky Mount School System or Edgecombe County School System
    • Must possess high academic standards, citizenship, and leadership characteristics.
    • Can be a relative (son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, neice, nephew, brother, or sister) of a member of the Edgecombe-Nash FSU Alumni Chapter
    • Can be a previous applicant who has maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application when the 2018 deadline is released.  

    Couch Oil Cares Scholarship

    In partnership with the Durham Bulls, $1000 will be awarded to four (4) high school seniors across a 12-county area who plan to attend a four-year or community college. Applications are available online at www.durhambulls.com (Community section), www.couchoilcompany.com, or the Couch Oil Company Facebook page. Recipients will be recognized at a Durham Bulls game in August.

    You may also see Ms. Mills in Student Services for a hard copy of the application when the 2018 deadline is released.

    Deadline: TBD

    Tri-City Chapter of Chums Scholarship

    This scholarship was created in honor of the Founders of Tri-City Chapter of Chums to benefit young African-Americans attending college for the first time. This is a one-time scholarship awarded in June. 

    Deadline to apply: TBD

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application when the 2018 deadline is released.

    NC State Law Enforcement Officers Association Scholarship

    1. Must be a NC resident.
    2. 3.0 GPA or better.
    3. Must major in Criminal Justice or some related field.
    4. Must submit Federal Student Aid Report. Need is considered.
    5. Check will be made directly to institution that student will be attending.
    6. Number of siblings attending college will be considered if any.
    7. Student must be active in school, community, and/or church.
    8. Student cannot have felony convictions or convictions of serious misdemeanors. No pending criminal charges.
    9. Student cannot exceed 24 years of age by deadline of application.
    10. Must submit transcript with application along with 4 references and SAT scores.

    There will be one (1) $1000 scholarship for the top applicant and two (2) additional $500 scholarships to the top additional applicants.

    Deadline: TBD.

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application when the 2018 deadline is released.  .

    APlus Test Prep - Free SAT/ACT Prep Preview

    Attend a free Prep Preview and learn what APlus classes are all about. The session includes a strategy session focused on sample test questions, info about using test scores to get college scholarships, and an ongoing Q&A during which participants get all their ACT and SAT questions answered.

    Visit http://aplushigherscores.com/free-act-sat-classes-durham-raleigh-rocky-mount/ for more upcoming dates.  

    Edgecombe Community College EDGE Scholarship

    This scholarship will be offered to 2017 or 2018 raduates of either Nash or Edgecombe counties. It covers full tuition, books, and fees. To be eligible, students must:

    • have an unweighted GPA of at least 2.6
    • be enrolling in an area of study eligible for financial aid
    • complete the FAFSA
    • acheive at least a 2.6 GPA each semester
    • continuously be enrolled at Edgecombe CC after qualifying for the EDGE scholarship, fall and spring semesters.

    Students may apply at edgecombe.edu or stop by Student Services for a hard copy when the 2018 deadline is released.

    For questions about the EDGE scholarship, please contact Michael Jordan, Vice President of Student Services at (252)823-5166, ext. 295 or email at jordanm@edgecombe.edu.


    Helen Lancaster Minton Educational Fund

    This scholarship is for residents of Nash and Edgecombe counties only established by Helen Lancaster Minton to provide financial assistance for qualified students attending NC Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount, NC. Consideration is based on the following guidelines.

    1. Students must be residents of Nash or Edgecombe counties

    2. Students must demonstrate need, qualities of good leadershop, good citizenship, force of character and community spirit, and scholarship (C+ average or better)

    3. Students are not restricted by race, color, creed, or sex

    4. Students previously receiving grants from the Fund may reapply, subject to continued compliance with the above guidelines.

    5. Student must attend NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC.

    Deadline: TBD.

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application when the 2018 deadline is released.

    Olive A. Stokes Scholarship Trust

    This scholarship is for residents of Nash and Edgecombe counties only established by Olive A. Stokes to provide financial assistance for qualified post-secondary school students. Consideration is based on the following guidelines.

    1. Students must be residents of Nash or Edgecombe counties

    2. Students must demonstrate need, qualities of good leadershop, good citizenship, force of character and community spirit, and scholarship (C+ average or better)

    3. Students are not restricted by race, color, creed, or sex

    4. Students previously receiving grants from the Fund may reapply, subject to continued compliance with the above guidelines.

    Deadline: TBD.

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application when the 2018 deadline is released.


    O.D. Moore Scholarship Foundation, Inc. 

    Only 15 applications for this scholarship are available. Students must see their guidance counselor in order to receive the application. Strict guidelines apply. To be considered, one must:

    • complete an application
    • have required signatures on application
    • include photo with application
    • have minimum 1000 SAT score
    • have minimum 15 ACT score
    • have minimum 2.25 GPA
    • complete essay
    • not have full ride from any other entity

    Deadline: TBD

    SECU People Helping People Scholarship

    This scholarship is valued at $10,000 (payable @ $1,250 per semester) to attend one of the 16 constituent campuses of the UNC system. To be eligible, applicants must:

    • be a senior at a NC regular public high school who has been accepted to one of the 16 constituent campuses of the UNC system
    • be a US citizen and resident of NC and is eligible for in-state tuition
    • demonstrate a financial need as determined by the FAFSA 
    • exemplify the membership philosophy of credit unions, People Helping People and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement
    • demonstrates scholastic acheivement with a maintained 2.5 GPA or higher and may be deserving of financial aid
    • agrees to continues as a full-time student
    • not be a Board Director, employee, or immediate family member of an employee of the SECU or the SECU foundation.

    The application for this scholarship will be made available to students at Nash Central High School in Spring 2018.

    For a copy of the scholarship packet, please email Ms. Mills

    Deadline: TBD


    Bulldog Alumni Community (BAC) Scholarship Fund

    The BAC Scholarship Fund is a scholarship fund created by an alum of Nash Central High School, Kevin Jones, in order to help close the opportunity gap by creating an opportunity-based scholarship program that maximizes community collaboration and lessens the financial impact of college that many area children and their families face. 

    Students can access the application at www.bacsf.org. Applications deadlines will be relased for 2018 when available. 

    Nash Community College 2018 Summer Bridge Program

    NCC's Summer Bridge Program allows participants to earn college credit for ACA 122 (College Transfer Success Course) while refreshing English and Math skills. This 3-week program provides participants with a JUMP START to a successful college experience. 

    The program dates and times will be released for summer 2018 soon.  

    There is a registration fee for this program, but scholarships are available for those who qualify. For more information on this great program, including how to register, please visit https://www.nashcc.edu/courses-programs/continuing-education-programs/detail/summer-bridge-program on the Nash CC website or see your guidance counselor or Ms. Mills (College Adviser) when the 2018 dates are released.

    The NC Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation

    This is a non-profit organization established in 1970 to provide scholarships for deserving studebts who indicate a desire to enter the profession of Accounting. The awards will be $750.00 each. 

    To be eligible, applicants must:

    • be a resident of NC
    • enroll in an accredited school of higher ed in NC
    • enroll in an accounting degree program with six (6) or more credit hours per semester for a two or four year degree program (not Master's Degree)
    • show a firm intention to continue in the field of Accounting.


    Application Deadline: TBD. Please see Ms. Mills for an application when the 2018 deadline is released. 

    PFLAG National Scholarship Program

    Eligibility requirements:
    • Graduating senior entering higher education for the first time this calendar year  (if you graduated last year and took time off you are still eligible to apply).
    • Self identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, or anywhere within the LGBTQ "family," or as an ally
    • Demonstrated interest in service to the LGBTQ community
    • Have applied to an accredited US higher education institution (cannot be receiving remissions from other sources to fund the education)
    • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed
    Scholarships can be from $1000 to $5000. PFLAG National awarded more than $75,000 in scholarships in 2015. The scholarship can be found at https://community.pflag.org/scholarship
    Please visit https://community.pflag.org/scholarship to apply.

    Rocky Mount Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Bautillion Militaire Scholarship Program

    The Rocky Mount Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated is sponsoring its traditional Beautillion Militaire Scholarship Program for the 2017-2018 academic year. This scholarship program is college preparatory designed, to encourage and motivate high school junior and senior young men to pursue higher education, and to generate funds to offset college expenses. Participants benefits from workshops ranging from Credit & finance, SAT Prep, Etiquette training, and more designed to help prepare for success in college and beyond. In order to participate, you must be on track to graduate and eligible to attend college upon graduation.

    Please see Ms. Mills for an application if you are interested when the 2018 application is released.


     African American Network-Carolinas Scholarship

    The African American Network is a Duke Energy employee resource group of African American employees. The Network identifies developmental growth opportunities for African American employees at Duke Energy and creates value for Duke Energy as a business resource and an organization with solid brand reputation. As part of its mission, the African American Network – Carolinas chapter provides scholarships to college-bound students from North and South Carolina who are pursuing a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance or business administration.

    Scholarships are awarded annually to two accredited colleges or universities and one community service organization. The college, university or community service organization selects the scholar using African American Network – Carolinas criteria which focus on grade point average, residence, leadership skills and financial need. Interested students must contact their college, university or community service organization to apply for this scholarship.

    Minimum Eligibility:

    • Graduating senior at a North or South Carolina high school
    • Must attend a four-year college or university located in North or South Carolina
    • Must plan to major in engineering, computer science, the sciences, accounting, finance or business administration

    Visit Foundation for the Carolinas for details on how to apply.

    Deadline: TBD

     Sheriff Keith Stone Scholarship

    This is a $500 scholarship. To be eligible, applicants must be:

    • current seniors in NRMPS
    • anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application
    • planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution



    • Complete application and essay, and return to Major David Wooten at address given.


    Deadline: TBD.

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for a scholarship packets when the 2018 application is released.  

     Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarhip

    Young women eligible for this scholarship must meet the following criteria:

    • exhibit high ethical and moral character
    • have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    • be a well-rounded student who is involved in clubs, sports, and other extracurricular activities
    • have documentation of volunteer service in school, community, and church
    • The applicant should have applied to a college or university at the time the packet is submitted.

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for a scholarship packet when the 2018 application is released.  

    Deadline: TBD

    State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship Foundation

    Thirty awards are available (15 merit, 15 financial need) for four year college or university students. Eight are available (four merit, four financial need) for those enrolled in 2-year junior, community, or technical colleges. This application is available online at www.seanc.org/scholarship and must be returned completed to the Scholarship Chairperson of the SEANC district of which the parent is a member. The 2018 applications deadline is TBD.  

    *Only SEANC members or their dependents are eligible to receive scholarships. 

    If you have questions, please contact Carri Derrick at 919-833-6436 or 800-222-2758.


     Distinguished Young Women Scholarships

    Young women who are involved in school and/or community activities, outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics OR the arts, and interested in earning scholarships for college should sign up for the Distinguished Young Women of Rocky Mount Scholarship Program. To learn more and sign up, visit www.distinguishedYW.org or email questions to RockyMount@DistinguishedYM.org.

     The Deadline for DYW 2017-2018 Scholarships has passed.  


      Junior Guild Scholarship

    This scholarship is for young women residing in the Rocky Mount area who desire to attend a four-year college or university. This scholarship is based on financial need, scholastic excellence, and outstanding citizenship. The recipient will receive $1500 annually ($750.00 per semester) as long as the students meets the following requirements.
    1. Remain a full-time student (as determined by the institution) and in good academic standing for the four undergraduate years
    2. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or above each semester
    3. Maintain high standards of citizenship and conduct
    4. Must be used for four consecutive years unless the Junior Guild Board of Directors grants an exception.
    Apply at http://www.jgrockymount.org/scholarship.html 

    Deadline: TBD 

     NC Motherless Daughters Scholarship

    The Ruby and Kendrel Scholarship Fund was created in memory of the founders' mothers--Ruby Benston and Kendrel Ross. This scholarship is open to North Carolina young women who have also had the unfortunate loss of their mother.  There are two (2) scholarships available for high school seniors.  Each scholarship is revolving (up to four years) and is in the amount of $2,000 per year.  Complete details, eligibility, and application at www.sheroinc.org/scholarships.  

     Deadline: TBD

     LendEDU Scholarship

    Who can apply: High school seniors and college students
    Amount of the award: $1,000
    Information/Application: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/
    Deadline: October 15, 2017

    The application for this scholarship in the 2017-18 school year has passed.  


     The QuestBridge National College Match

    The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.
    If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students.
    Go to http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-national-college-match for details.

     The deadline for this scholarship was September 27, 2017

     Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship

    This scholarships is for students who demonstrate superior intellectual and personal achievements and significant leadership abilities. Up to eight (total) Belk Scholars are selected in every entering class. For each scholar, the Belk Scholarship provides comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board), plus
    two special study stipends of $3,000 each.  For more information visitwww.davidson.edu/belk.
    Students who are interested in being nominated need to turn in a student resume which includes a brief paragraph detailing the students future goals and plans to Ms. Mills by October 10th, 2017.

     This application is closed.


    Morehead-Cain Scholarship (UNC Chapel Hill)

    Park Scholarship (North Carolina State University)

    Levine Scholarship (UNC Charlotte)

    The Morehead-Cain Scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill, the Park Scholarship at NC State, and the Levine Scholarship at UNC-Charlotte are all scholarships of highest esteem. Students must be nominated by their counselor to apply. There will be two nominations for each. 

    All 3 scholarships provide full tuition, and interested students should have an outstanding academic record and excellent character.
    Nominations for the 2018-2019 school year have been made. Thank you for your applications!

    Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources

    General Information:  

    • www.finaid.org – links to: scholarships, grants, loans, graduate aid
    • www.studentaid.ed.gov – information from the U.S. Dept. of Ed. on preparing for and funding education beyond high school

    Search Engines & Scholarship Programs:

    • www.fastweb.com – create a profile and let fastweb do the research for you
    • www.myscholly.com – mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college
    • www.brokescholar.com – search over $3 million in scholarship awards
    • www.cashcourse.org – information for college students to stay financially informed
    • www.cksf.org – educational & scholarship opportunities for students of all levels
    • www.cappex.com – free website where you learn which colleges want you, before you apply
    • www.scholarships.com – free college scholarship search and financial aid information
    • www.scholarshipamerica.org – provides information and resources for your scholarship search
    • www.meritaid.com – free source for $11 billion in merit aid scholarships from 1,000s of colleges
    • www.knowhow2go.org – complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors
    • www.hsf.net – largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students
    • www.latinocollegedollars.org – scholarship information for Latino students
    • www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net – provide scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
    • www.gmsp.org – The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose
    • www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html – the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI)
    • www.collegefund.org – provides Native students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities
    • www.dellscholars.org – Dell Scholars Program recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance
    • www.uncf.org – awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board
    • www.zinch.com – connect with scholarships and learn about colleges

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