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The Achievement Scholarship Fund for Refugees and Immigrants in Wake County will provide financial awards for refugee and immigrant high school graduates who reside in Wake County to continue their education in a post-secondary setting. The goal is to support these students on a pathway to finding meaningful employment and becoming contributory members of their communities and adopted country.
Scholarships will range from $1,000 to $4,000 per year, for up to four years and can be used at any accredited public, private, technical college or university in the state of North Carolina. A minimum of four awards will be made each year.
Fall semester high school graduates, please contact the Foundation if you would like to apply.
This scholarship is not available for students planning to enroll part-time or at for-profit or online institutions. There are no restrictions on area of study.
Deadline: March 31st
Application link here: http://trianglecf.org/award/achievement-scholarship-for-refugees-and-immigrants-of-wake-county/
The WCPSS Future Teachers program was started in 2015 to recruit and develop WCPSS’ internal student talent. Future Teacher participants are WCPSS high school graduates who intend to pursue careers in education and who plan to commit to teaching with WCPSS for 3 years upon completion of their teacher preparation programs.
Future Teachers participants will receive:
Deadline: Last year's deadline was late March
2018 Future Teachers Information will be available in February 2018, here: https://www.wcpss.net/Page/20672
The Hugh Morson Memorial Scholarship is providing scholarships for deserving students. A Grant Committee will consider the respective ability, educational goals, financial need and career ambitions of each applicant.
Value of the scholarship may vary from year to year depending on availability of funds.
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Eligible scholarship candidates are planning to attend Wake Technical Community College (WTCC) to study within a technology pathway. The scholarship provides $2500 per year ($1250 per semester) for two consecutive years for a total of $5000. The funds will be provided directly to WTCC to support the scholarship recipient.
Please type responses into the form (download below). Applications are due to Ms. DeCecco no later than Monday March 26, 2018.
The Rotary Club of the Capital City is pleased to announce that it will again be awarding the Robert N. Styres Scholarship this year. It is given to a Wake County public high school graduate who has been accepted to a four-year college/university or a two-year community college. Please refer to the following link to receive additional information regarding the Robert N. Styres Scholarship: www.raleighrotary.com/new-page-1/
The value of the scholarship is $4,000 award per year, granted $2,000 per semester. The scholarship is renewable, as long as the student is enrolled full-time and is making satisfactory academic progress, not to exceed eight (8) consecutive semesters for a total award of $16,000.
While academic achievement is important, the Scholarship is not necessarily intended for the young man or woman with the highest grade point average. Rather, we try to select a person with good to average grades who is a hard worker and who may have overcome some adversity along the way.
We are seeking one nominated student from each public high school in Wake County. Please complete the following Google Form for consideration for this scholarship:
The selected student will need to complete the application form and a statement for the Rotary Club Scholarship Committee.
Complete the consideration form by Monday, March 26th.
The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) is now calling for students working in retail, or with parents working in retail, to apply for scholarship money towards next year’s tuition. Forty-eight awards valued at $2,500 each are available through NCRMA and its grocery division, the Carolinas Food Industry Council (CFIC). The awards are offered to high school and college students to support the 2016-2017 academic year.
Applications and official transcripts must be received or post-marked by Monday, March 26, 2018.
For more information, go to http://www.retailpaysforcollege.org
The NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC. offers several “NATIONAL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS” to students at North Carolina Central University. These scholarships vary in amount and may be renewable annually for up to four years.
Recipients of these awards are designated as National Alumni Scholars. Only those who have at least:
The deadline for receiving all application materials and renewal applications is March 15th (postmarked).
The State Employees' Credit Union established the "People Helping People" scholarship program to assist North Carolina public high school students attend college. The State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) Foundation takes an active role in assisting communities across North Carolina and truly belives in "people helping people."
Deadline: March 9, 2018
BBB Torch Scholarships recognize students who personify high ethics as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history.
SPRING 2016 TORCH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
For scholarship application and additional information: https://www.bbb.org/raleigh-durham/educational-foundation/torch-scholarships/
Applications: Posted in November on website
The Cary Woman's Club is a chapter of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GWFC). Each year the club awards a graduating high school senior(s) with a scholarship towards further education. For 2018 one $2,500.00 scholarship shall be given. An application form may be found on our website at http://carywomansclub.org.
2018 Guidelines / Requirements for Scholarship Applications
NOTE: Applications must be postmarked no later than Thursday, March 1, 2018. Send completed application to: Cary Woman's Club Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 918, Cary, NC 27512
Scholarship money will be paid directly to the recipient's chosen accredited North Carolina University or college.
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