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The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.
For more information: https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/application-timeline
This scholarship program was created in 1995 to recognize students in middle level and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are presented annually on the local, state and national levels.
Interested students should submit completed applications to their school, or the head of one of the following local organizations: a Girl Scout council, county 4-H organization, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or affiliate of HandsOn Network. Applications and their parents or guardians also must complete the applications form's signature page.
Completed applications are due no later than November 7, 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 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!
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 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 Woman’s Club of Raleigh is pleased to announce a cash award that will recognize young women who are in their senior year of high school. The Woman’s Club of Raleigh is pleased to announce a cash award that will recognize young women who are in their senior year of high school.
Each of the students selected will be recognized for her achievement and her impact/legacy in the designated area of work in one of seven Community Service Programs (CSP) of The Woman’s Club of Raleigh:
The seven honorees will receive a cash award in the amount of $1000 each at the Raleigh Young Women of Achievement Banquet to be held at The Woman’s Club of Raleigh on Friday, March 31, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.
Deadline: February 17, 2017
The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund (NCHCF) is announcing an open call to all Latino students to submit an application by January 15, 2017, for the 2017-2018 School Year scholarship awards cycle.
The NCHCF awards annual scholarships worth between $500 and $2,500. Scholarship recipients are seniors and recent graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background. Recipients of a NCHCF scholarship must enroll in a degree program at a community college or a 2 or 4 year college/university and demonstrate commitment to public service and community development.
Visit the NCHCF web site for more information, here: http://thencshp.org/
Soroptimist was founded in 1921 and is an international volunteer organization for women. The word means 'best for women' and our mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and around the world. The Raleigh Club was chartered in 1987.
The VRA recognizes young women between 14-17 who volunteer to make the community and the world a better place. This is not an academic award, but looking for strong volunteerism and leadership.
The winner receives $750 and her organization receives $250. Our winner advances to the Regional level with the possibility of winning another $500 along with her organization
Download the application below. Materials should be mailed to the address listed on the application.
Deadline: January 15, 2017
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/
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: http://www.bbb.org/raleigh-durham/
Deadline: Entries are due by March 21, 2016.
This College Award is granted annually to a Wake County high school graduate. One award is granted to a graduate who has been accepted and is attending Shaw University and one award is granted to a graduate who has been accepted and is attending Saint Augustine University, beginning the fall term immediately following the student’s high school graduation. All requested information must be supplied.
By completing and signing the attached application, the applicant gives Gamma Sigma Boule permission to make any inquiry it deems appropriate in order to determine the applicant’s fitness to receive this award.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship is given to one or more deserving North Carolina students in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. King. Applicants must be:
For more information, go to http://www.NCAE.org
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