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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.
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
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’s University, beginning the fall term immediately following the student’s high school graduation.
All requested information must be supplied. By completing and signing this 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 minimum eligibility requirements for this award are:
Deadline: May 1, 2017 to address listed on application
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 Debutante Program sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Alpha Theta Omega Chapter and ATO, Inc. is designed to annually recognize selected young ladies who are high school seniors. The Debutante Program offers scholarships, awards, activities, and opportunities for young ladies to further develop their educational, cultural and social skills. In addition, the program's Debutante Ball has been referred to by some as "one of the most exciting social events of the year."
The Program is a privately operated program that has established criteria for its eligible participants. Young ladies who will be high school seniors during the 2017-2018 school year are selected for participation in the program based on their moral character, ethical values, and potential to further their education beyond high school. The ATO Chapter and ATO, Inc. desire to only recognize those young ladies who meet these criteria. Therefore, we reserve the right to screen and exclude young ladies who do not meet the qualifications for the program.
All interested students should fill out this following Google Form. Students must be seniors in the 2017-2018 school year. Google Form: http://goo.gl/forms/9175kH0zdM
Submissions must be completed by Monday, April 24th, 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 Future Educator and Miss Margaret Scholarships is included below. The requirements and application form can be found by following these links.
The Future Educator Scholarship is open to any student who:
Miss Margaret link is:
Future Educator link is:
The deadline for these applications is April 22, 2017. Application should be submitted or postmarked by the due date for consideration. Any incomplete or late application will be discarded.
The Raleigh Engineer’s Club is now accepting applications for the 2017 Raleigh Engineer’s Club scholarship. The Club seeks to promote the Engineering field through monthly technical meetings and support of those pursuing a future in the Engineering discipline. Our members have a diverse background of Engineering disciplines and represent several companies located in the Raleigh area.
One of the most rewarding civic responsibilities of the Club is to provide a scholarship to a current Wake County Public High School Senior who has been accepted into the College of Engineering at NC State University. The scholarship is valued at one semester of tuition at the in-state tuition rate.
The winner will be selected from a pool of candidates consisting of students from all of the Wake County Public High Schools who meet the scholarship criteria and submit a completed application.
A completed application consisting of:
Scholarship application must be post marked by April 21, 2017 and sent to the following address:
Michael D. Anthony
3401 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Please feel free to contact me at 919-546-5690 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like an electronic copy of the application.
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!
Established in 2017 by the Brown Family, The Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the NCCU Alumni Association honors the legacy of Muriel Brown, a retired WCPSS teacher in Early Childhood Education, NCCU alumni, and Raleigh-Wake Alumni Chapter Member.
Scholarship is renewable annually as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or above and remained enrolled as a student at NCCU.
Deadline: April 16, 2017
The Raleigh/Wake chapter of North Carolina Central Alumni proudly present their Annual Scholarship.
Financial need is not the primary criteria for determining recipients of this award.
All application materials and supplementary documentation must be submitted by Sunday, April 16th, 2017.
Each applicant will be interviewed by an Alumni panel.
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 Elmer Gentry Technology Scholarship is available to high school seniors who will maintain full time status at a nationally accredited post-secondary four- year institution with a major in an area of technology including computers, IT, engineering, and other related areas. The scholarship minimum is $500.00.
Application packets must be emailed no later than April 15th
Application Packet Must Include The Following:
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