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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 creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018. Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
Your submissions must be sent to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
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 2019-2020 scholarship awards will be accepted between March 1st and April 30th!
Full list of scholarship opportunities is available: https://waketech.academicworks.com/
The Chapter awards two (2) $1,000 scholarships annually to honor and continue the legacy of former chapter members. Each recipient will receive a one-time award for the academic year ($500.00 per semester) for undergraduate study. Scholarship recipients must have:
Applications are available on the web at www.raleighwakewssunaa.org
DEADLINE April 1 st each year
The Hugh Morson Memorial Scholarship is providing scholarships for deserving students. A Grant Committee will consider the respective ability, educational goals, financial need and career ambitions of each applicant.
Value of the scholarship may vary from year to year depending on availability of funds.
Students desiring to be considered for a Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship must have the following material completed and postmarked or uploaded online by 11:59pm February 3, 2019.
1. A completed application, answering all questions.
2. A separate listing of extracurricular activities, honors, community work and work experience.
3. A current photograph.
4. An unofficial transcript of grades, including first semester senior courses if possible and current GPA.
5. A letter of recommendation from one of the student’s teachers (scanned and in pdf format if done online).
6. Original essay of 500 to 700 words on this year’s topic (see attachments)
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit of the individual essay (75%), scholarship and character (20%), and need (5%).
More information: www.ncdames.org/florence-kidder-memorial-scholarship
Submit application online, or if mailing: application with all supporting documents must be postmarked no later than February 3, 2019 and mailed to 545 Hertford Street, Raleigh, NC 27609.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions at email@example.com.
This scholarship does not open until November 2018!
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 in November. **Scholarship Application allows processes as your application to all Partner Colleges.
Deadline: February 1
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Odyssey Program, which is part of the Center for Access and Success, is a highly selective, merit-based program consisting of talented individuals who are academically strong, civically engaged, action-oriented leaders in their communities, who will benefit from an Elon education and demonstrate high financial need.
Are you the ideal student? If so, we invite you to apply to this program ready to make a difference, not only within the Elon community but in the broader community as a student and after you graduate. Students selected for the program are recipients of a number of prestigious, endowed scholarships.
Previous students in the Odyssey Program have included students who:
For more information: lwww.elon.edu/e/admissions/undergraduate/financial-aid/odyssey-program.html
Lenoir-Rhyne University is pleased to announce the fifth year of the LR Teaching Scholars scholarship program. We are currently recruiting exemplary high school seniors to receive this prestigious scholarship and develop the skills to become effective teacher leaders for our public schools.
Priority consideration will be given to students applying by January. However, we strongly encourage students to apply immediately as spaces for this scholarship program are limited. High School seniors should apply at edu.lr.edu/teachingscholars.
This program provides scholarships of $5,500 per year for four years for incoming freshmen. These scholarships are awarded in addition to other methods of grant and aid for which students are eligible.
Scholars are selected on the basis of:
Priority consideration will be given to students competing at the University’s invitation-only Scholarship Day and to applications received by January 10th. However, applications will continue to be accepted beyond this date until all spaces are filled.
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
Since 1972, the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) has disbursed more than $30 million to tens of thousands of women who have overcome poverty, domestic and sexual violence, divorce, the death of a spouse, or other life challenges. They are women— just like you—who had the courage and determination to turn their lives around.
Recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, including books, childcare and transportation. The program begins on the club level, where award amounts vary. Club recipients become eligible to receive regionlevel awards, which are granted through Soroptimist’s 28 geographic regions. Currently, each Soroptimist region grants one first-place award for $5,000.
Application available: https://www.waketech.edu/sites/default/files/page-file-uploads/2019LYDAwardApplication_SIRaleigh.pdf
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 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/
Opportunity for 11th graders!
Wake Electric is sponsoring a one-week, all expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Youth Tour running from June 15 – 21, 2019. Winners must go on the Washington Trip to be eligible for the $1,000 scholarship.
Winners also receive a $1,000 scholarship for use at a North Carolina college or university, community college, vocational or technical school.
The Trip: Students who attend the Youth Tour will join 1,500 high school students from across the U.S. to learn about electric cooperatives, American history, and the U.S. government. Students will also visit the historic sites and federal facilities of the nation’s capital, as well as spend time with their congressional delegations.
The Scholarship: The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded the following year upon proof of enrollment in a North Carolina college or university.
The deadline to apply is December 12, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. The application must be in our office by the deadline. Applicants will be notified of their status in mid-January, 2019.
To download an application for the 2019 Youth Tour click on this link, 2019 Youth Tour Application. For exciting details on the Youth Tour and what you can expect, visit www.youthtour.coop.
Youth Tourist winners from across North Carolina will also be eligible to apply for and win one of three annual scholarships:
For application and more information, visit: http://ncelks.org/programs/nursing-scholarship/
The Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen at the time of completing the application (legal residents are not eligible).
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.
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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 6.
All students who wish to be considered for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program are strongly encouraged to complete the online application. While all students who apply to Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill are automatically considered for merit scholarships, completing the Robertson online application is the only way to ensure that the student’s materials will be reviewed by a selection committee.
In mid-December, the Goodnight Scholars Program will issue approximately 700-800 invitations to apply to prospective first-year NC State students who have applied for fall 2019 admission. This invitation gives each student access to the Goodnight Scholars Program online application. The invitation is sent to the email address listed on the student’s general NC State application. The application is accessible via Pack ASSIST.
To receive an automatic invitation to apply, a student must:
Additional criteria may be used to address critical needs in STEM and STEM education fields and encourage diversity and inclusion per the University’s strategic plan.
Prospective NC State students who wish to be considered for an invitation to apply may nominate themselves for consideration. This form also allows students to share unique academic and/or financial circumstances that they feel may cause them to be overlooked for an invitation to apply to our Program. The self-nomination form for the Class of 2023 will open on October 15, 2018, and close on December 1, 2018.
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:
Individuals Doing More with Less
Honoring Those Who Make a Difference
Preparing individuals for college and career success is no small task – and it’s never been more important. This is why ACT is recognizing individuals who are making a positive impact on their communities through their efforts to advance college and career readiness.
The ACT College and Career Readiness Champions are individuals across the country who support ACT’s mission of education and workplace success
The ACT 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.
*Applicants must be members of the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT.
Please note: If you are selected, the $500 nonrenewable scholarship will be sent directly to the postsecondary institution or program in which you are enrolled by May 2019. This may include any 2- or 4-year institution or certificate program, apprenticeship program, etc.
More information: www.act.org/content/act/en/state-and-federal-programs/college-and-career-readiness-champions.html
Application here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/QL5J99Z
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