•  Rocky Mount Mayor's Commission on Persons with Diabilities Scholarship

    The Curtis Dew, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Educational Studies is open to high school and GED students in the Rocky Mount area who have a disability and plan to attend college in teh fall of 2018.  Documentaiton of the disability may be required.  Verification of college enrollment will be reuqired before teh scholarship is awared.  

    Applications must be complete and returned before May 7, 2018.

    Rocky Mount Mayor's COmmission on Persons with Disabilities (Scholarship Committee)

    c/o Human Relations Department

    City of Rocky Mount

    PO Box 1180

    Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1180

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services if you would like an application.  


    Tri-City Chapter of Chums Scholarship

    This scholarship was created in honor of Founders of Tri-City Chums to benefit young African-Americans attending college for the first time.  The deadline for submission is April 25,2018.  This is a one-time scholarship and is awarded in June.  

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application packet.  It may be typed or hand written.  Completed packets should be mailed to:

    Chum Debbie Bennett

    10613 Gaskill Farm Road

    Whitakers, NC 27891

    Applications require

    • 3 letters of reccomednation sealed in an envilope from a teacher, guidance counselor, community leader, school administrator, social worker, or community leader
    • An official Transcript
    • Proof of College/University Acceptance
    • Application

    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:

    The deadline to apply for Fall semester 2018 is April 13, 2018.

    Please See Ms. Mills in Student Services for a hard copy of the application or go to the website http://www.edgecombe.edu/files/forms/fa/edge-scholarship-application.pdf

    Required Items:

    • Completed ECC Scholarship Application Form
    • Copy of ECC Admission Application confirmation page
    • Most recent official high school and/or college transcript (in sealed envelope)
    • Copy of confirmation page from fafsa.gov

    Please mail directly to:

    Michael Jordan, Vice President of Student Services
    Edgecombe Community College
    2009 W. Wilson Street
    Tarboro, NC 27886


    Picture Keeper Scholarship

    Share a photo of the person who has influenced you on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #PictureKeeper so we can find your photo on social media. Your Instagram or Twitter account must be public to qualify for the scholarship.

    Requirments:

    You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

    Submit a written essay (200-300 words) on the following topic: Who has influenced you the most?  How have they helped you achieve your dreams?

    Send the URL of your social media post, along with your essay and transcript to scholarships@picturekeeper.com by April 30th, 2018.  

    • 1st place: $500
    • 2nd place: $250

    For mor information please visit https://picturekeeper.com/pages/scholarships?utm_campaign=314743&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=sas


     Slickdeals Student Scholarship Program

    We want to provide exceptional students with an opportunity to focus more of their energy on academics, and ease the financial stress of achieving their goals. Our site is built to be a money-saving resource, and now we're proud to continue to offer a scholarship program in addition to that.

    • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
    • Submit an original essay - "In 500 words, explain what you consider to be the best money-related advice you ever received. Who gave you that advice and did you follow that advice or not?"
    • Ten finalists will be featured on the Slickdeals site for entries to be voted on by the community. Additional consideration of the overall submission will be awarded to the top performers by the Slickdeals Scholarship Committee; however, public votes are not the final determination of the winner.

    All entries must be received on or before 11:59 p.m. PT on April 30, 2018

     Applications must be submitted at https://slickdeals.net/scholarships/


    National Hazing Prevention Week Essay Competition 

    • 1st place $500
    • 2nd place $250
    • 3rd place $150

    Apply for this scholarship at http://hazingprevention.org/home/awardsandgrants/high-school-essay-contest/

    Each essay contest entry must consist of the following required information plus a 500- to 600-word original essay, adhering to the theme Rise up, Band Together & Stomp out Hazingand submitted by April 30, 2018.

    • Entrant’s full name
    • First and last name of the entrant’s parent/guardian
    • Entrant’s surface mailing address
    • Name of the high school the entrant attends
    • High school city and state
    • Entrant’s telephone number
    • Entrant’s email address

    Becker Law Office Scholarship Essay Contest 2018

    Three scholarships worth a combined $5,000 will be awarded to help students achieve their goals of furthering their education. Selection of the recipients is based on the creative entry, academic performance, and professional pursuits.

    Essay Topic: 

    Over the last decade, teenage driving became a controversial topic. Many argue that states should implement stricter drivers license requirements and increase the legal driving age. What are alternative prevention methods states can take to reduce crashes and injuries among young drivers?

    First Prize: $2,500 scholarship
    Second Prize: $1,500 scholarship
    Third Prize: $1,000 scholarship

    Apply at https://www.beckerlaw.com/becker-scholarship-program/

    Deadline of Submission of Application: April 15, 2018


    National Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship Essay Contest 

    One of the Chaffin Luhana Foundation's is to drive down the staggering number of distracted driving accidents in the United State.  The Foundation will be awarding a $2,000 scholarship to a student who helps in this fight by submitting an inspiring personal essay.  

    Deadline: April 30th, 2018 

    Apply at https://www.ohiovalleypilawyers.com/contest/

    Write an original 500-750 word essay about one of the following topics:

    • Personal Experience
    • Create a realistic distracted driving awareness campaign to effectively reduce the number of distracted driving related auto accidents in the U.S.   
    • How do you think technology and recent technology advancements have impacted the rise of distracted driving in the United States?

    Trekking Pole Reviews Scholarship

    $1,250 annual scholarship 
     
    EligibilityTo be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumultaive GPA and submit a 500-1,000 word essay.
    • How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future?
    All final essays should be submitted to trekkingpolereviews@gmail.com.
    Fall deadline: August 31, 2018

    Carpet and Flooring Liquidators Scholarship

    $1,000 scholarship to be awarded each fall and spring semester to a bright, dedicated student who is pursuing or intending to pursue an undergraduate college degree in whatever field interests them the most.

    Applicant Essay Topic: Why are you a good candidate to recieve this award?

    Requirments:

    • Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States
    • Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Applicants must submit an official high school transcript

    Please fill out an application by April 30th, 2018 at the following website:

     http://www.carpet-flooringliquidators.com/s/scholarship/


    Bay Alarm Medical Scholarship

    Bay Alarm Medical seeks to reward students who devote their time to improving the lives of senior citizens.  To be eligible for one of the scholarships awards, you must be invovled in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity where you work with the elderly OR participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in your home.  Scholarships will be awarded based on an essay contest.  You must provide a photo of yourself and one of the seniors mentioned in your essay.  

    • 1st place: $3,500
    • 2nd place: $2,000
    • 3rd place: $1,000

    Essay Details:

    Write a 500-1,000 word essay that answers the following three questions:

    • What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from the senior you work with?
    • How has working with seniors impacted your life/inspired you?
    • How would you encourage others to spend more time with their grandparents or seniors in the community?

     Application deadline is March 31st, 2018. Submission details can be found at https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship/ 


    Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship

    Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship is for high school students who are committed to a lifetime of healthy habitsto receive a $1,500 award.  Passion for a healthy lifestyle is a must.  An essay must be written between 500-1,000 words promoting a practical approach to a healthy lifestyle during high school and how these habits can be sustained over a lifetime.  Please demonstrate knowledge of health and wellness and disucss why healthy living is a lifetime endeavor.  

    Submission details can be found at https://montemlife.com/scholarship/

    Application deadline is March 31st, 2018.  

    Couch Oil Cares Scholarship

    $1,000 will be awarded to six (6) indididuals across a 16-country area who plan to attend a four-year or community college (first year students only).  Applications are available online at www.coachoilcompany.com or a hard copy may be obtained from Ms. Mills in Student services.  Recipients will be recognized at a Durahm BUlls game on Thursday, August 9 2018.  Postmark Deadline: June 30th, 2018


    PFLAG National Scholarship Program

    The PFLAG-Rocky Mount Scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to a graduating senior who has worked (as an indivual or member of a group) to move equality forward.  Students may be lgbt or straight to apply.  The simple application invovles and essay and letter of reccomendation.  

     Applications are due by April 30th, 2018.  Please see Ms. Mills for an application in student services.  


    JR Guild of Rocky Mount 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 recieve $1500 annually ($750.00 per semester) as long as the student continues to meet the requirments. 

    Each applicant must submit the attached application form, accompanied by the following items, by mail AND BE POSTMARKED BY APRIL 1, 2018. Mail to: Junior Guild of Rocky Mount, PO Box 7564, Rocky Mount, NC 27804

    1. Most recent certified high school transcript
    2. SAT or ACT scores
    3. Photograph of applicant
    4. Three letters of reference, at least one of which is from a teacher, principal, or counselor, and one from outside the student’s school experience
    5. An original, typed essay of at least 350 words describing where the applicant would like to be and what the applicant would like to be doing ten years from now
    6. FASFA

    Please download an application on the website  http://www.jgrockymount.org/scholarship.html


    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: April 17th, 2018


     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: June 30th, 2018

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application


     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: June 30th, 2018

    Please see Ms. Mills in Student Services for an application 


    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: May 1st, 2018

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


    The Hopie Perry- Lavenia Young Scholarship

    The Yellow Tea Rose Foundation offers annual scholarships to young women pursuing higher education.

    Eligibility Requirments:

    • Be a female student
    • Be a high school senior planning to pursue post-secondary education
    • Have a cummulative GPA of 3.0 or above
    • Be involved in community service activities

    Application Details

    • Submit a completed application
    • Submit a 500 word essay on topic of choice listed on the current application
    • Submit an official school transcript sealed in its original school envelope with offical seal
    • Mail all of the above together to:
      Yellow Tea Rose Foundation
      Hopie Perry – Lavenia Young Scholarship
      P.O. Box 37344
      Charlotte, NC 28237
    • Application and materials MUST be postmarked by date listed on the current application.

    Please See Ms. Mills in Student Services for an Application.  Application Deadline is March 10th, 2018.  


    Cody Blue Pilkington Scholarship Fund

    North Carolina residents students who are enterin their Freshman or Sophomore year to study any engineering, science or math curriculum at NC State University, are at least 18 years of age, are involved in a community service organization (preferably two), are non-smokers and substance-free, and maintain a 2.8 GPA or its equivalent should the grading scale change.

    Application Due Friday, April 30, 2018

    Applications should be submitted online by making an account at: 

     https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=nccommunityfoundationscholarship

    *Use access code codyb* to find the application when you've made an account.  


    Sharma Family Scholarship Fund

    Eligible students must be graduating from high school in North Carolina to attend a college or university in the state of North Carolina. Preference is given to those attending North Carolina State University. Applicants must have a high regard for obtaining an education and the courage to pursue it in spite of limited financial resources; demonstrate leadership, involvement in extra curricular activities, friendship to others, solid work ethics and a commitment to academics; have a purpose and a plan for being a productive citizen; and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, recognizing the value of all people regardless of religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or ability.

    Application Due Friday, March 30, 2018

    Applications should be submitted online by making an account at: 

     https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=nccommunityfoundationscholarship

    *Use access code sharm* to find the application when you've made an account.  

     

    2018 Walker Morgan Scholarship
     
    Criteria: 
    • Applicants must currently be enrolled in high school and plan to graduate before July 1, 2018, or be enrolled in college.
    • Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
    • Applicants or direct family members must have been personally affected by an injury of some type
    Award Amount: $2,500
    Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at https://www.walkermorgan.com/#scholarship-application .  Applications are due by May 31st, 2018.  

    BOOKER T. WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

    The Booker T. Washington High School National Alumni Association of Rocky Mount, North Carolina has established a scholarship fund giving scholarships in recognition of outstanding performance, leadership qualities, and financial need. Students eligible are high school seniors accepted in a four year or junior college and students presently enrolled in a four- year or junior college.

    Eligibility Requirements are:

    1. A graduate of an accredited high school in May or June 2018.

    2. Accepted students during the 2017-18 school year (seniors) at an accredited college/university or an equivalent institution.

    3. In good academic standing with an average of at least “B” or the equivalent in grades 9 – 12. If enrolled in college, grade average must be a “B” average or above.

    4. A good citizen at school and in the community.

    5. Able to provide evidence that you have exhibited leadership qualities in school and/or in your community.

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE TWO-PAGE APPLICATION, AN ESSAY ON YOUR GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT AND THREE REFERENCES. MAY 31, 2018 is the deadline for ALL INFORMATION TO BE POSTMARKED. MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS, TRANSCRIPTS AND APPROPRIATE FORMS TO:

    BTW Alumni Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 2343 Rocky Mount, NC 27801

    See Ms. Mills For an application in student services


    State Employees’ Credit Union “People Helping People®” Scholarships

    This scholarship is valued at $10,000 (payable @ $1,250 per semester

    All eligible seniors must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be an SECU member or is eligible for membership through a parent/guardian

    • Must be a United States citizen and resident of North Carolina

    • Must be a senior at a North Carolina public high school

    • Must be attending one of the 16 UNC system universities

    • Must have demonstrated scholastic achievement with a 2.5 or higher unweighted GPA

    • Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement

    • Must file FAFSA as part of the application

    Please See Ms. Mills for an Application.  All applications are due by March 15th, 2018.  


    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororiy Incorparted Scholarship Chi Omega Chapter - Rocky Mount, North Carolina 

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorparted was the America's first Greek letter organization established by and for Black women at Howard University in 1908.  Today the sorority cultivates and encourages high scholastic and ethical standards; promotes unity and friendship among college women; alleviates problems concerning igrls and women; and maintains a progressive interest in college life.  

    All applications must be postmarked by March 9, 2018

    Criteria:

    -Exhibit high ethical and moral character

    have a minium 2.5 GPA

    -be a well rounded student who is inovlved in clubs, sprots, and other extraccuricular activities

    -have documentation of volunteer service in school, community, and church

    Directions

    -complete the packet

    -obtain sealed transcript for your counselor

    -submit 2 letters of reccomedation: one from a former or current teacher and the other from a community and/or church member.  Each letter should be in a sealed envelope.

    -submit the completed application, official transcript and letters of reccomendaiton to the address on the application

     

    Please see Ms. Mills or Ms. Donaldson in student services to obtain an application.  


    2018 BAC SCHOLARSHIP

    $500-$1,000 Scholarships for any Nash Central High School student with ANY GPA

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must provide proof of acceptance into the 4-year college/university OR community college that you will be attending for the 2018-2019 academic school year (i.e. copy of acceptance letter)

    Must provide at least one letter of recommendation from school faculty member.

    Must submit a one page (minimum) essay following writing prompt.

    Deadline: April 6th, 2018

    Download 2018 Application on Homepage at this link

    https://www.bacsf.org/


    2018 RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

    Essay Topic

    In most public high schools, certain days are marked as religious holidays on the school calendar, and the schools are closed on those days. As public schools become more diverse, some students’ religious holy day(s) are not days that the schools are closed, resulting in absences for those students. In an essay, discuss whether public school calendars should accommodate religious holidays. Consider how school administrators should determine if, or which, religious holy days are included in the school calendar, or if any school policies should be changed to better accommodate students’ religious exercise. Be sure your essay identifies how the First Amendment supports your position.

    Eligibility The contest is open to all high school students in the graduating classes of 2018 and 2019. There are no requirements regarding GPA, faith, after-school activities or clubs.

    Prizes Grand Prize – $2,000 & a trip for two to Washington, D.C.* Second Place – $1,000 Third Place – $500

    Length 800 (minimum) to 1,200 (maximum) words Note: word count does not include title and bibliography

    Submission & Due Date The essay, student registration form and essay adviser form all must be mailed together to the following address and postmarked no later than March 9, 2018. No email or fax entries will be accepted: Baptist Joint Committee Essay Contest 200 Maryland Avenue, N.E

     

    More info and instructions to apply are attached and also available at BJConline.org/Contest.


    Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

    In honor of Black History Month and those who changed history, Regions is giving students an opportunity to embrace their own legacies. Tell us about an African-American who has inspired you by entering the Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Essay Contest, and you could earn a $5,000 or $3,500 college scholarship.

    Who inspires you?

    Is there a particular African-American who inspires you?

    Write about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you, and you could win a $5,000 or $3,500 scholarship. Your essay should, in 500 words or less:

    1. Address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life, and
    2. Discuss the contributions of the African-American individual who has served to inspire and motivate you

    How to Enter

    Click applyists.net/ridingforward to enter the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest between January 15, 2018, and February 28, 2018. Complete and save all requested information.


    The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

    The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:

    • The online application, which includes four essay questions;
    • A professional, hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only, in a JPEG format) – you may submit a high school senior graduation photo;
    • One letter of recommendation (e.g. a teacher, a mentor, a guidance counselor, an employer);
    • SAT or ACT scores: If you have taken the SAT or ACT more than once, please enter your best scores from each test. NOTE: JRF does not consider the writing scores as part of your examination.

    To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

    • Be a graduating high school senior;
    • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
    • Show leadership potential;
    • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
    • Present evidence of financial need;
    • Be a United States citizen;
    • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;

    Application Deadline:

    February 1, 2018

    https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/


    Live Mas Scholarship

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 18, 2018

    https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/

    AMOUNT: $5,000-$25,000 awarded to young people who can clearly explain their life’s passion and how the Live Más Scholarship will help them reach their dreams through a 2- minute video.

    Create an account and submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – we just want you to show us your passion and explain why you should be considered for a Live Más Scholarship.  

    You don’t have to be an aspiring filmmaker – you just have to showcase your passion.


    THE 2018 TEENDRIVE365 VIDEO CHALLENGE

    Create a 30-60 Second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the imporance of safe teen driving and you could win $15,000 or one of 14 other prizes! 

    Contest ends February 28,2018

    You can create your video individually or with up to three friends. Once you have registered and your parent has authorized your participation, you will be able to log in and follow the steps to submit your video. BE CREATIVE! Create your video with a solution to end distracted driving any way you like, but be sure to include the TeenDrive365 end frame at the very end. You can download this end frame from the Video Challenge homepage.

    Register and Submit Videos Here:

    http://teendrive365inschool.com/user/register?destination=/teens/video-challenge/registration

     


    Nash Community College Foundation Scholarships

    For all students applying to Nash Community College, the 2018-2019 application is open.  The priority deadline is March 15th, 2018.

    Please submit your application to the following website

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1irnGU0dEIBKJwUY5YJWbWX05inlA6KoePcYmgJy6f5U/viewform?edit_requested=true

    Please notify your counselor so that they can send your current high school transcript. If you know you are from a NC public high school and know your NCWise school student identification number you can all use CFNC’s Transcript Manager and send your own transcript.


    African American Network-Carolinas 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.

     This application is closed.


    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.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    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 
    • 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)
      This application is closed.
     
     
    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

     This application is closed.


     

    Coca-Cola Scholars


    http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/blog/be-a-coca-cola-scholar/

    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.
     This application is closed.

    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

     This application is closed.


    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.  

     This application is closed.


    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.
    • This application is closed.

    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. 

     This application is closed.


    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.
     This application is closed.

    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

      This application is closed.


    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.   This application is closed.


    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. 

      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:
     
     This application is closed.

    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/ 

     This application is closed.

     


    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.

    • Essay Topic – Describe what you plan to do and what position you hope to have upon completing your education, and explain how the Mary Perry Scholarship will help your meet your post-secondary goals. Describe community service experiences in detail.  The essay should also highlight your academic and extracurricular accomplishments. The essay should address how the scholarship will help you meet your post-secondary goals.

    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.

    DEADLINE:

    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


     

     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. 

    Requirements:

    • 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.  

    Deadline:TBD. 


    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/

    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.  


    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.  


     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.

     


    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.

    March 2nd, 2018


     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

     

    Directions:

    • 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.  


    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.  

     


    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

    How-to Programs and Books:

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