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...for college or graduate school?
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JELF may be able to help!
The Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF) provides interest-free, last dollar (meaning that JELF provides the final dollars that bridge the hap between a student's total financial resources and the cost of attending school) loans based on financial need to Jewish students in FL, GA, NC, SC, and VA!
To qualify, applicants must be:
Loan Application Dates:
March 1 - April 30, 2017
For more info, or to apply visit: jelf.org
Foundation scholarships make pursuing an education affordable for many and enable Wake Tech to attract and retain talented students. Scholarships may be earmarked to assist diploma, certificate, or associate degree students in any curriculum program; and may be based on financial need or academic merit according to donor preference. Donors may establish an endowment or fund a scholarship annually to acknowledge student needs or accomplishments, honor or memorialize someone, or create a corporate presence at Wake Tech.
Applications for 2017-2018 scholarship awards will be accepted between March 1st and April 30th!
Full list of scholarship opportunities is available: https://waketech.academicworks.com/
Need Money for School for the 2017-18 Academic Year?
Apply for a JELF Interest-Free Loan for Higher Education Beginning March 1!
Applications for interest-free loans for higher education (college, graduate school and vocational programs) are available to Jewish students in your area for the 2017-2018 school year from JELF (Jewish Educational Loan Fund).
From March 1 – April 30 (and from September 1 – September 30), the loan application is available on JELF’s website at jelf.org.
JELF loans are need-based and offer “last-dollar” financing, meaning that JELF provides the final dollars that bridge the gap between a student’s total financial resources and the cost of attending school.
To qualify, applicants must be:
The Debutante Program sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Alpha Theta Omega Chapter and ATO, Inc. is designed to annually recognize selected young ladies who are high school seniors. The Debutante Program offers scholarships, awards, activities, and opportunities for young ladies to further develop their educational, cultural and social skills. In addition, the program's Debutante Ball has been referred to by some as "one of the most exciting social events of the year."
The Program is a privately operated program that has established criteria for its eligible participants. Young ladies who will be high school seniors during the 2017-2018 school year are selected for participation in the program based on their moral character, ethical values, and potential to further their education beyond high school. The ATO Chapter and ATO, Inc. desire to only recognize those young ladies who meet these criteria. Therefore, we reserve the right to screen and exclude young ladies who do not meet the qualifications for the program.
All interested students should fill out this following Google Form. Students must be seniors in the 2017-2018 school year. Google Form: http://goo.gl/forms/9175kH0zdM
Submissions must be completed by Monday, April 24th, 2017!
The Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 with 37 members. Since the chapter’s chartering, the membership has tripled. Our members have worked diligently to serve the community with innovative programs and projects to support our organization’s Five Point Thrust. The chapter has awarded over $19,000 in scholarships since 2013. We are currently accepting the 2017 application to award scholarships to high school graduating seniors traditionally underrepresented in higher education and who embody the values of our sorority.
The scholarship applicants must live in the following Western Wake Alumnae Chapter service areas: Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs and Morrisville in Wake County.
To be eligible to receive an award, recipients must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college, university, or community college during the 2016-2017 academic year. Verification of enrollment must be provided to receive scholarship in the fall.
Applications must include the following items to be considered:
v Completed Application Form
v Transcripts (photocopy of official transcripts is acceptable)
v Copy of letter of acceptance from college, university or vocational institution that applicant will attend, or statement explaining acceptance.
v Verification of at least 50 community service hours within the last year & at least 100 community service hours within your high school career.
v 500 word essay
v Two letters of recommendation (reference form required).
Application Deadline: April 24, 2017
The Future Educator and Miss Margaret Scholarships is included below. The requirements and application form can be found by following these links.
The Future Educator Scholarship is open to any student who:
Miss Margaret link is:
Future Educator link is:
The deadline for these applications is April 22, 2017. Application should be submitted or postmarked by the due date for consideration. Any incomplete or late application will be discarded.
The Raleigh Engineer’s Club is now accepting applications for the 2017 Raleigh Engineer’s Club scholarship. The Club seeks to promote the Engineering field through monthly technical meetings and support of those pursuing a future in the Engineering discipline. Our members have a diverse background of Engineering disciplines and represent several companies located in the Raleigh area.
One of the most rewarding civic responsibilities of the Club is to provide a scholarship to a current Wake County Public High School Senior who has been accepted into the College of Engineering at NC State University. The scholarship is valued at one semester of tuition at the in-state tuition rate.
The winner will be selected from a pool of candidates consisting of students from all of the Wake County Public High Schools who meet the scholarship criteria and submit a completed application.
A completed application consisting of:
Scholarship application must be post marked by April 21, 2017 and sent to the following address:
Michael D. Anthony
3401 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Please feel free to contact me at 919-546-5690 or email@example.com if you have any questions or would like an electronic copy of the application.
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." Each North Carolina early college and cooperative innovative high school will receive one $5,000 two-year scholarship to a graduating senior to attend one of the 17 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina. Although the SECU Scholarship Program wishes to recognize academic achievement, the "People Helping People" Scholarship has a much broader purpose; recognizing leadership, integrity and community involvement.
Preference will be given to student whose parents or guardians and family members are public sector employees who live and work in North Carolina. Students should not be the recipients of other large scholarships.
Submit your application here: http://goo.gl/forms/7owupm43oO
Deadline: All admissions letters and online forms must be submitted by April 17th!
Established in 2017 by the Brown Family, The Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the NCCU Alumni Association honors the legacy of Muriel Brown, a retired WCPSS teacher in Early Childhood Education, NCCU alumni, and Raleigh-Wake Alumni Chapter Member.
Scholarship is renewable annually as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or above and remained enrolled as a student at NCCU.
Deadline: April 16, 2017
The Raleigh/Wake chapter of North Carolina Central Alumni proudly present their Annual Scholarship.
Financial need is not the primary criteria for determining recipients of this award.
All application materials and supplementary documentation must be submitted by Sunday, April 16th, 2017.
Each applicant will be interviewed by an Alumni panel.
The NC Society of Accountants Foundation Scholarship was established in 1970 to provide scholarships for deserving students who indicated a desire to enter the profession of Accounting.
Deadline: April 15, 2017
Applications can be requested from your Counselor.
Individuals between the ages of 16 and 30 who have received or are expecting to receive a high school degree or its equivalent and whose parent or legal guardian is a resident of Durham, Orange, or Wake County, NC. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and adversity the applicant has encountered. The individual must have applied to and be planning to attend an accredited institution of higher learning within one year of the application deadline.
**PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must show evidence of having overcome adversity and should be certain to address this in their application essay.** Please write down the following unique access code for this scholarship. You will need it to apply in the online system. ACCESS CODE: rober
Application due: April 15th, 2017.
Please apply through the NCCF Application system, here: http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/show?id=1205&from=71
The Elmer Gentry Technology Scholarship is available to high school seniors who will maintain full time status at a nationally accredited post-secondary four- year institution with a major in an area of technology including computers, IT, engineering, and other related areas. The scholarship minimum is $500.00.
Application packets must be emailed no later than April 15th
Application Packet Must Include The Following:
The application deadline is April 15, 2017. The application must be postmarked by April 13, 2017 to be eligible. Materials should be mailed to:
7409 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
Interviews with the finalists may be scheduled if needed.
The Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc Scholarship Program is available to high school students who will maintain full time status at a nationally accredited, post-secondary four-year institution beginning in the fall of the year. Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify. Scholarship awards should be applied toward tuition, room, board and books and range from $1,000 to $4,000.
The application packets must be emailed or postmarked no later than April 15th.
For more information: http://www.iotaiota.com/newsite/?q=node/95#overlay-context=node/94%3Fq%3Dnode/94
The Fort Bragg Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) again has college scholarships it will award. The total scholarship fund for 2017 is estimated at $12,000. Scholarships will be awarded to the most deserving applicants based on:
The application must submit by April 14, 2017.
To be eligible for a scholarship the applicant must meet the following requirements within an engineering, architectural, or construction management curriculum:
After selections have been made, winning individuals will be contacted by the Scholarship Committee. The winners will be presented their scholarship checks at the June 27, 2017 membership luncheon meeting of the Fort Bragg SAME Post.
The Payback Motorcycle Club, Inc is represented by members in Alamance, Durham, Franklin, Halifax, Northampton, and Wake Counties. Our mission is to give back to our communities. We are sponsoring our annual essay/scholarship contest and will be awarding four $250.00 scholarships.
This scholarship is for eligible American American male seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. The winner can use their scholarship to provide funding for any of their college/university needs. More than one student from the same school can apply for this scholarship. The application process includes submitting:
Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 14th.
Send completed application and materials to:
Jackson Brown, Jr.
Payback Motorcycle Club Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 236
Littleton, NC 27850
The Genworth Veterans Scholarship provides a financial education award to the child of a current or former member of the U.S. Military. Genworth will award three $1,000 non-renewable scholarships. The scholarships will be awarded to students who have exemplified excellence through their school work and community service. This scholarship is intended to highlight the achievements of excellent students and to honor the service of veterans in our community. Students will be rewarded for their leadership as shown through their values and actions both in the classroom and in their service to others.
All 5 components must be included in the application to be considered for the review process;
Submit Your Application Electronically or by Mail
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 Thursday, April 13th.
The local Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa is offering one or more scholarships of at least $2,000 to a Wake County Public School System senior who plans to enter the field of education.
Applications must be sent to:
Bettie Martin, Scholarship Committee Co-Chairman
107 Wilcrest Drive
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
Applicants should return the completed application packet by April 10th. Recipients will be notified by May 3rd.
We are again pleased to announce the "All Ways A Scholar" Scholarship in partnership with the Perlman Foundation. Youth (rising seniors) participants can receive up to $2500 to pay for expenses while attending a 2 or 4 year college.
Scholarships recipients may receive funds for:
PLEASE CONTACT SERA INC to HELP GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE PROCESS
If applicant is given a scholarship they will be flown to CA to receive their scholarship and meet the Leadership of the Perlman Foundation!
The Wake County Extension and Community Association will present the Maude P. McInnes Extension and Community Educational Fund $500.00 Scholarship to a graduating high school senior.
The following criteria will be used to select the award winner.
The applicant must complete the attached application and include the following:
Deadline: April 7, 2017
A committee of non-partisan judges will determine the top three applicants and they will be notified by April 13, 2017.
Attendance is mandatory for an interview to be scheduled the week of April 23, 2017 in Raleigh.
The completed application, transcript, letter of acceptance and three letters of recommendation should be submitted to:
Wake County Extension and Community Association Scholarship Committee,
Attn: Gina Garcia-somuk,
4001 E Carya Drive -
Raleigh NC 27610.
The Phebe Harlan Emmons Grant-in-Aid of $1,000 is a gift from the Gamma Eta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. This Grant-in-Aid is given in memory of Gamma Eta Chapter member, Phebe Harlan Emmons, a Kinston native who was active in her community, the state, and who was the only member to date to serve as President of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. She was a key woman educator, dedicated to all facets of education and the educator’s arena, always making a difference in every area.
Eligibility: A Wake County female high school senior with good scholastic and leadership records is eligible for the scholarship. The student selected to receive the scholarship must be accepted to Bennett College for Woman before the scholarship is actually awarded.
Procedure: A student must submit a formal application to be considered for the $2000 Scholarship to Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, NC. One thousand dollars will be paid the first semester and one thousand will be paid the second semester the student is enrolled if a minimum 2.0 GPA is obtained and a transcript is submitted to the chapter after completion of the 1st semester at Bennett College.
For questions please contact:
Dr. Keisha Brown-(919) 274-0466; firstname.lastname@example.org or
Mail or email completed application to:
Raleigh Area Chapter
Bennett College for Women
Dr. Keisha Brown
5404 Glass Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27616
SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION CRITERIA AWARD:
A student will receive $1,000.00 for the academic year ($500.00 per semester) for undergraduate study.
Raleigh-Wake Chapter of WSSU National Alumni Association
Attn: Monica Money
P.O. Box 24826
Raleigh, NC 27611
DEADLINE: APRIL 1ST Deadline for submission is April 1st with the award to be announced by April 30th NOTE: Applications postmarked after the April 1st deadline will not be considered.
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