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Purpose of Scholarships
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
How to Apply
To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Amount of award: $500.00
Submit essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
Students must meet minimum eligibility requirements below to apply. The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
You can review full details on our site.
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/
The Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities has funding from the City of Raleigh to award two scholarships for $1,000 each to assist persons with documented disabilities in their pursuit of academic and vocational endeavors. It is called the James Benton Achievement Award.
The academic scholarship is to be awarded to a person with a disability who is pursuing an educational goal. This scholarship is designed to assist with tuition, books, fees, and/or special equipment for undergraduate course work from an accredited institution.
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, work and community activities, honors, ability to express him/herself in written form, personal motivation and/or leadership potential.
The Wake Federation of the Blind (WFB), a part of the National Federation of the Blind, strives to help blind and visually impaired persons live the life they desire. This includes helping blind and visually impaired persons reach their academic and career goals.
The WFB is proud to present the 2020 soaring for Success Scholarship. Elexis ‘Lex’ Gillette is a globally recognized Paralympic (track and field) athlete, who is blind. Competing primarily in the long jump, Lex has achieved four Silver Medals, three World Championships and 18 National Championships. Gillette broke his own world record in the long jump with a leap of 6.45m at the 2020 Para World Games.
Gellette holds a BS degree in Recreational Management of Facilities and Services and a masters degree in business administration. In addition, Lex is a motivational speaker who travels nationally. He has presented to Fortune 500 corporations, trade associations,
professional sports teams, colleges and nonprofit organizations. Gillette also finds the time to mentor bright minds of the future through organizations such as Classroom Champions. It is a year-long program where Olympians, Paralympians and professional
athletes educate students in underserved areas. Skills shared include goal setting, perseverance, teamwork and healthy living.
In honor of Lex Gillette, two $250 scholarships are being awarded to worthy students who are entering college or technical schools. This scholarship is to be used for the purchase of equipment, books and other educational needs. Students who apply must meet the following requirements:
Applications must be received no later than Tuesday, May 25, 2020. Please mail the application to the address below:
Mr. Robert Parrish, President
Wake Federation of the Blind
443 N. Pearson St., Apt. 5
Raleigh, NC 27601/Ph: 919-616-1606
The foundation is offering $500 scholarships to help with application fees, books & tuition, or any other expenses. Download and fill out the application by the required deadline and mail to the Varee Slade Foundation.
SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:VAREE SLADE FOUNDATION
307 Evans Estates Drive
Cary, NC 27513
Download scholarship here: vareesladefoundation.org/apply/
Need Money for School for the upcoming 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:
CHILD SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree
Application available: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/
The Wake County Extension and Community Association will present the Maude P. McInnes Extension & Community Educational Fund $500.00 Scholarship to a graduating high school senior.
The following criteria will be used to select the award winner:
Financial need is not a prerequisite.
Calling all skilled workers!
Plumbers, electricians, welders, and all skilled workers who make civilized life possible: The time has come to announce another modest pile of money available through our Work Ethic Scholarship Program for people willing to learn a trade that’s in demand.
We’re looking for the next generation of aspiring workers who will work smart and hard. This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar. It’s about the people who share our values and understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude.
More information: www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship/
Your complete scholarship application will be automatically considered by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF). In addition, it will also be considered by several other organizations if you meet their scholarship requirements. So, a complete application may give you the opportunity to compete for several different scholarship awards. Please see the website for specific requirements for each organization's awards.
Who Qualifies for this Scholarship?
· Full time students at an accredited U.S. college or university or an ASE/NATEF Certified post-secondary automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair school
· Graduating high school seniors planning to be full time students at any of the above
· No GPA requirement
Applications may be made online, here: https://www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm
The Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is committed to helping young men and women succeed academically. This includes ensuring that students have access to the financial resources they need to obtain a college education.
Scholarships are available to high school seniors who 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 2019-2020 academic year. Verification of enrollment must be provided.
Please contact the scholarship committee at email@example.com or call 919-917-8016 with any questions or if you require additional assistance.
Completed Applications must be mailed to:
Attn: Scholarship Committee Chair
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Western Wake Alumnae Chapter
P.O. Box 1463 Apex, NC 27502
Applicant must be available for an interview with the scholarship committee.
For more information, visit: https://womansclubofraleigh.org/community-service/scholarships/
Fred M. Alford Scholarship
Every year, Wake Electric awards one Fred M. Alford Memorial scholarship of $2,000. This scholarship is in memory of former Wake Electric employee Fred M. Alford.
Requirements for the Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship include:
Touchstone Energy® Scholarships
16 scholarships of approximately $1,250 will be awarded. Requirements include:
Applicants are required provide the following:
Deadline: March 18, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Any applications received after the March 13th deadline (even if postmarked March 18) will be disqualified. Applicants will be notified of their status by mid-April 2020.
Types of Scholarships:
For more information, visit: https://www.mcsf.org/apply/eligibility/
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 on deadline.
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 deadline and mailed to 545 Hertford Street, Raleigh, NC 27609.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This application opens in November of each year.
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.
Deadline: February 1
For more information: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/opportunity-scholarship/
At Huggable, we know that being a new mother isn’t a walk in the park. For the Huggable Supermom Scholarship, we focus on supporting single moms, children of single moms, or people whose lives have been impacted in positive ways by single moms. Put simply, the Huggable Supermom Scholarship is a student scholarship designed to support single mothers and those who support them and benefit from their love.
With this program, our mission is to make things a little easier for single mothers and their loved ones. We’re giving scholarship winners $2,000 (for college winners) or $1,000 (for high school winner) to cover their costs as they pursue their degrees, as well as a year of free high-quality, organic baby formula from Huggable. Not a mother right now? No problem—we make it easy for you to defer your year of free formula until you're ready, or to donate it to a friend or loved on who is ready now.
The Huggable Supermom Scholarship will be awarded to one college winner and one high school winner every 6 months. The application and selection timeline is as follows:
First Application Cycle Timeline
- Application deadline: June 30th
- Interviews with finalists: July
- First winner announced: July 31st
Second Application Cycle Timeline
- Application deadline: December 31st
- Interviews with finalists: January
- First winner announced: January 31st
To apply: https://huggable.com/pages/scholarships
AED Superstore is a nationwide distributor of automated external defibrillators and related accessories dedicated to increasing awareness and education around CPR and AEDs. AED Superstore is located in northern Wisconsin and operates under Allied 100, LLC. AED Superstore is offering a bi-annual scholarship of $1,000 to eligible students.
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurring out of hospital claims over 350,000 lives each year, but still, many people are unaware of the dangers of this condition. Here are six other facts about SCA and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) you might not be aware of:
Your video or essay submission must include the following to be considered:
More information available here: www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html
The Sigma Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is committed to the development of America's youth. In addition to engaging in mentoring, education, health & wellness and economic development programs, we feel it is important to aid in developing talented young Americans in pursuit of higher education. Through gifts provided by our community donors and the contributions from members of Sigma Tau Omega, we are pleased to announce the availability of seven (7) $2,500 scholarships and two (2) $1,000 scholarships!
This application is intended for recipients who meet the following criteria:
The Shirley Franklin Tyree Memorial Scholarship is awarded in the amount of $2,500 to a student who meets the following criteria:
Applications for both scholarships here: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScAfHMF-4DRW6xPaWps9zzW-fCpZaiV0MHJ8-qGJfDMv8NxFA/viewform
Pupusas for Education is a non-profit committed to supporting undocumented students pursuing higher education. Through last dollar scholarships, we hope to support undocumented students through the financial barriers that exist which impede them from attending college. We aim to address the opportunity gap undocumented students may experience through providing mentorship, financial aid and guidance so they can successfully complete college.
Our scholarship will be awarded annually to two high school seniors who will graduate in the spring semester and plan to enroll in a 2-year or 4-year institution in the fall. The recipients of the scholarship will receive $1,000 per year for the duration of their program (contingent upon meeting yearly eligibility requirements).
You can learn more about our organization at pupusas4education.com
We are thankful for the financial support we receive from So Good Pupusas, our partner for-profit company. You can learn more about them at www.sogoodpupusas.com
Complete application form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSewzDiQCh1eR9BMqSurCsn4rwqLTJFUBok7r2iXdsDsXwCHvg/viewform
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
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:
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