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Purpose of Scholarships
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Our 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.
How to Apply
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2018
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.
Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree
Application available: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/
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/
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 ACT College and Career Readiness Student Champion is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and a plan in place.
More information: https://act.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4JIQsv4m3MbUlzn
For application and more information, visit: http://ncelks.org/programs/nursing-scholarship/
In partnership with the Durham Bulls, Couch Oil Company of Durham is pleased to offer the Couch Oil Cares Scholarship to four deserving high school seniors. This $1,000 scholarship is available to students who have been accepted into either a four-year or community college and reside in a 12-county area surrounding the Triangle.
Applications are available online at: https://www.couchoilcompany.com/about/couch-oil-cares/
Deadline: July 15, 2017
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.
Holt Brothers and Wake Tech Community College announce the 2017 Holt Brothers VMCCA Endowed Scholarship. Established in 2016, the Holt Brothers VMCCA Endowed Scholarship supports minority students who successfully complete their studies at the Vernon Malone College and Career Academy and wish to matriculate to Wake Tech to pursue additional studies. This scholarship is awarded with respect to both financial need and academic performance.
All Applied Engineering and Technology programs are eligible, with preference given to students pursuing a degree in Construction Management. There will be one scholarship recipient presented with a onetime award of $1,000.
Please review all eligibility requirements attached!
S&ME Inc. and Wake Tech Community College announce the 2017 S&ME VMCCA Endowed Scholarship. These scholarships, named for S&ME Inc., will be used for students who successfully complete their studies at the Vernon Malone Academy and wish to matriculate to Wake Tech to pursue additional studies. Need based with respect to merit in the Applied Engineering and Technologies disciplines.
There will be two scholarship recipient presented with a onetime award of $1,750. Please see application for full guidelines and criteria.
Preferred focus on Geomatics Technology, but open to all AET degrees pending available student.
The family of Vernon Malone, noted educator and namesake of our school, would like to present an educational scholarship to a graduating senior of Vernon Malone College & Career Academy. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance towards books, tuition, and/or fees to a graduate planning to further his/her education at Wake Technical Community College.
Scholar Award Requirements:
Any student wishing to apply for this scholarship must meet all of the following criteria:
Students should submit Wake Tech acceptance letters to Student Services before submitting an application.
Deadline: Monday May 1, 2017 by 3PM
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
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 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 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 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.
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.
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