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North Carolina is a "locked out state," meaning that DACA/DREAMers are ineligible to receive in-state tuition at state colleges/universities.
You are eligible to apply if you:
The Opportunity Scholarship Award will cover your tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals at one of our Partner Colleges up to a maximum of $80,000 for a bachelor’s degree.
The Award is renewable each year – you simply have to meet the continuing eligibility criteria – including continuous full-time enrollment (more than 12 credits per term) and a college GPA of 3.0. If you struggle, your Scholar Advisor will be there to help you get back on track.
Application opens November 1, 2017. **Scholarship Application allows processes as your application to all Partner Colleges.
Deadline: February 1, 2017
For more information: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/opportunity-scholarship/
The 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen.
Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
The 20 top finalists will participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.
For scholarship application and additional information, visit: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Golden Door scholarship recipients receive up to four-year tuition and room & board scholarships to DACA and TPS students from tuition lock-out states all over the country!
Scholarship recipients will receive funding to cover up to full tuition, room and board for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools, beginning Fall semester, 2018. Students who have applied to or are interested in other colleges should also apply. We will support students at other schools on a case-by-case basis.
Please review the important information below prior to submitting your Golden Door Scholars application.
For application: http://www.goldendoorscholars.org/app/open
The $500 Joseph M. Dooley Scholarship was created recently by a practicing personal injury attorney who wants to help highly qualified college students to pay for their college expenses. As you surely know, the price of a college education can be overwhelming, and Mr. Dooley does not believe that anyone should be prevented from receiving an advanced degree due to the cost. His hope is that this scholarship will help to defer some of your expenses to make your educational path a bit smoother.
To receive this award, you must be:
How to Apply:
Deadline: June 1, 2017
More Information - http://josephdooleylaw.com/scholarship-application-for-students/
The Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities will award two $1000 scholarships to students with documented disabilities. Applicants must be residents of the City of Raleigh and must be enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate post secondary school, college, trade school or other institution of higher learning.
The selection of scholarship recipients shall be based upon academic performance, financial need, character, school and community activities, honors or awards, and ability to express him/herself in written form, personal motivation and/or leadership potential.
The Scholarship Application must be received by The Raleigh Mayor’s Committee by Friday, May 31, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the July Raleigh Mayor’s Committee meeting. This program will provide an investment in the capability of our disability community at large.
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for the annual Friends of the Page-Walker Scholarship, which is awarded to a high school senior residing in Cary.
The $1000 one-time award is given to a high school senior who is a Cary resident, and may be used for any educational-related expenses. In addition, the recipient’s name will be displayed on a permanent plaque at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center.
Details and applications here: https://friendsofpagewalker.wildapricot.org/scholarship
Please share this information with your students and colleagues.
Application deadline is May 9.
Need money for your education?
...for college or graduate school?
...for vocational training?
...to update your job skills?
...to make a career change?
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
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 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 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 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 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Students of the Year is an exciting leadership development and philanthropy program in which high school students participate in a fundraising competition to benefit LLS.
Every dollar raised counts as one vote. The candidates/teams who raise the most money at the end of the 7 week competition earn the title Student(s) of the Year.
For motivated high school students, this program ensures they stand out among their peers when engaging with colleges and/or future employers. Through guidance and mentoring from experienced professionals at LLS they will make a real impact in the fight against blood cancers.
Application Deadline: Friday October 28th
Campaign Launch: Mid January
More information: http://www.studentseries.org/soy/
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Their belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
**You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.**
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2016
Submit essay to: email@example.com
There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.
Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.
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