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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 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
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!
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 program by the Assistance League of the Triangle focuses on providing scholarships, on a need basis, to deserving students throughout the Triangle area. Scholarships are awarded for work leading to a certificate program, associates degree, or an initial bachelors degree.
Scholarships are available for high school seniors.
Scholarship listing available here: http://altriangle.org/philanthropic-programs/scholarship/
- 2.5 GPA or higher
- Financial need
- Resident of Wake, Orange or Durham counties
- Must be for postsecondary education in a NC institution (certificate program, associates or bachelors)
Deadline: March 1, 2017
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