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The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) is now calling for students working in retail, or with parents working in retail, to apply for scholarship money towards next year’s tuition. Forty-eight awards valued at $2,500 each are available through NCRMA and its grocery division, the Carolinas Food Industry Council (CFIC). The awards are offered to high school and college students to support the 2016-2017 academic year.
Applications and official transcripts must be received or post-marked by Monday, March 26, 2018.
For more information, go to http://www.retailpaysforcollege.org
The NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC. offers several “NATIONAL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS” to students at North Carolina Central University. These scholarships vary in amount and may be renewable annually for up to four years.
Recipients of these awards are designated as National Alumni Scholars. Only those who have at least:
The deadline for receiving all application materials and renewal applications is March 15th (postmarked).
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."
Deadline: March 9, 2018
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: https://www.bbb.org/raleigh-durham/educational-foundation/torch-scholarships/
Applications: Posted in November on website
The Cary Woman's Club is a chapter of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GWFC). Each year the club awards a graduating high school senior(s) with a scholarship towards further education. For 2018 one $2,500.00 scholarship shall be given. An application form may be found on our website at http://carywomansclub.org.
2018 Guidelines / Requirements for Scholarship Applications
NOTE: Applications must be postmarked no later than Thursday, March 1, 2018. Send completed application to: Cary Woman's Club Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 918, Cary, NC 27512
Scholarship money will be paid directly to the recipient's chosen accredited North Carolina University or college.
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 NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation’s Scholarship Program was established to increase the number of qualified people committed to working in the field of natural resource management that directly support the mission of local Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Scholarship recipients will be students who are currently pursuing or have firm plans to pursue a college course of study leading to a degree in natural resource management or other closely related fields. The Foundation’s scholarship program is funded by generous donations of the Bowman family.
Current applications can be downloaded from the Foundation’s website http://ncsoilwater.org/programs/cic-scholarship/
Additional questions should be directed to Michelle Lovejoy, Executive Director, at email@example.com
The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund (NCHCF) is announcing an open call to all Latino students to submit an application by January 15, 2018, for the 2018-2019 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/
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 Raleigh-Wake Chapter of NC A&T Alumni will again be awarding a $1,000 book scholarship to an incoming freshman for the 2018-2019 school year.
Application materials can be found at: raleighwakeaggiealumni.org/forms.php
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
The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.
The 2018 program will be accepting applications from September 1 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!
The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.
More information available here: https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/
For application and more information, visit: http://ncelks.org/programs/nursing-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
The Creative Writing Program and the Department of English of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are pleased to announce the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, which offers full four-year financial support to one incoming freshman per year.
The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship's level of support is comparable to that of the University's well-known Morehead Scholarships. Whereas the Morehead Scholarship places broad emphasis on a candidate's exemplary leadership, community service, academic excellence, and physical vigor, the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship seeks to identify and reward students with exceptionally focused literary ability and promise.
For more information:
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.
"Nuestra Juventud," Univision 40's Scholarship Program recognizes the academic achievements and leadership qualities among Hispanic High School Seniors (12th grade) in the WUVC-Univision 40 viewing area.
Eligiblity:Candidates must be entering the 12th grade, must be applying to a college/university in the fall of 2018 and must be of Hispanic descent.
Criteria: The winners will be chosen based on Leadership, Academic Achievement, Hardship and Character.
Application process: Candidates must submit a copy of the school transcripts; a completed application; answers to the questions below (max. three pages may be used to answer the questions) and a clear picture, all in one packet.
Scholarship Award: $1,000. All scholarship awards will be sent directly to the college/university. Failure to enroll in the Fall 2018 will result in forfeiture of the scholarship.
Deadline: October 15th, 2017
Note: Faxed or emailed applications and transcripts will NOT be considered
The Park Scholarship provides:
If you believe you’re qualified for the Park Scholarships based on our selection criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character, we welcome you to apply! The application processes for Park Scholarships and NC State undergraduate admissions are separate, so be sure to follow the instructions below.
By October 15:
The Park Scholarships Selection Committee will also review your:
Since 1994, the Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Scholarship has been recognizing and rewarding senior athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. This year, we're awarding $150,000 in college scholarships. Give your most well-rounded seniors a shot at winning.
100 Scholarship Winners. 2 From Every State.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes 2 winners—one male athlete and one female athlete—from each state.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship requires:
Visit wendysheisman.com to apply for Phase 1 by October 2nd.
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
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.
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
Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.
Award Value: $1,000
For more information - http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
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.
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