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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
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
Morehead-Cain was the first merit-based scholarship program established in the United States. At Morehead-Cain, scholars are chosen based on four criteria: Leadership, Moral Force of Character, Scholarship, and Physical Vigor. In each high school senior class, there are a select few who embody these criteria and set a higher standard for the school community.
Nominated students demonstrate the following attributes:
If you intend to apply for admission to UNC Chapel Hill and would like to be considered for this scholarship nomination, please contact your counselor ASAP.
Nominations are due no later than Friday, September 29.
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
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
Eligibility: African-American male high school seniors residing and attending school in Wake or Johnston Counties with good scholastic and leadership records are eligible for the scholarships. Students selected to receive the $1,000.00 scholarships must be accepted to a four-year college or university before the scholarship is actually awarded.
Procedure: A student must submit a formal application to be considered for this scholarship.
Finalists will be contacted for interview dates.
Questions regarding the application may be directed to Charles Dunn (919) 621-2669 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications must be received and or postmarked by May 14, 2016.
Mail completed applications and letters of recommendations to:
Phi Lambda Educational Foundation, Inc.,
PO Box 27641,
Raleigh, NC 27611.
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.
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