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We know the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the school year— classes, extracurriculars, and exams such as the SAT and ACT—is a point of stress for many students and we hope to help demystify the process.
Please view the video and handout to learn more about five merit scholarship programs available at NC public colleges/universities. The webinar and handout both include information about each of the programs, in addition to a discussion of the many benefits of merit scholarships.
After viewing the webinar, we invite students, families, and counselors to sign up to join one of our two live question and answer sessions.
All five programs will be represented at the live sessions.
To register and receive the Zoom Meeting details, go to https://bit.ly/NCScholarships.
Holt Brothers and Wake Tech Community College announce the 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.
Award: $1,000 total, paid directly to Wake Tech CC at the beginning of the Summer or Fall semester following graduation.
Please review all eligibility requirements attached!
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/
Each year the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarship Foundation, Inc. offers academic scholarships to the dependents of SEANC members.
Only SEANC members in good standing, their spouses and/or dependent child(ren) are eligible to receive scholarships. Membership in teachers’ organizations or the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) does not constitute eligibility for a SEANC Foundation Scholarship.
Click on the links below to view each scholarship application:
More information: https://www.seanc.org/scholarship
All applications must be postmarked by April 15.
If you have a student who is interested in applying for a scholarship, but whose parent is not a member of SEANC, please direct them to www.seanc.org to join. The parent must be a state or local government employee or retired state employee to join. Membership dues must be paid current prior to April 15.
Financial need applicants must include a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Student Aid Report (SAR) Summary without an asterisk.
The student must be enrolled as a full-time student for the upcoming school year.
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).
For more information: http://www.nccualumni.org/scholarships-awards/
BBB Torch Scholarships recognize students who personify high ethics as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history.
$5,000 Student of Ethics BBB Torch Scholarship
$2,000 J. Kenneth Lesley Memorial BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 Confero, Inc. BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 Stephanie Kimble Memorial BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 Jan Pro Cleaning Systems of Raleigh BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 Triangle Office Equipment BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 Insight Pest Solutions LLC BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 The Vericom Group BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 Raleigh Midtown Kiwanis Key Club BBB Torch Scholarship
$1,000 Transportation Impact BBB Torch Scholarship
For scholarship application and additional information: https://www.bbb.org/raleigh-durham/educational-foundation/torch-scholarships/
The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States.
For application information: https://coolidgescholars.org/apply/
The Brockman Scholars Program invites applications for a merit-based full-ride scholarship that covers five years of study at the College Station campus of Texas A&M University.
The Brockman Scholarship supports four years of undergraduate study in an approved Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) program followed by the one-year MS Business graduate degree for non-business majors at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School.
Top students are encouraged to apply for this prestigious scholarship via the application portal at www.brockmanfoundation.org.
Applications for study beginning in the 2020 – 2021 academic year are open on September 1, 2019. The application deadline is 5pm United States Central Time on December 1, 2019.
The Brockman Scholarship covers tuition fees in full, room and board, transportation, books and supplies, and an overseas study opportunity. The BSP offers around 50 new scholarships each year.
American citizens resident anywhere in the world may apply for the scholarship. International (non-US) students may apply if they can obtain a visa to study in the US. All applicants, including international students, must have an SAT or ACT score (equivalents are not accepted).
For more information: https://brockmanfoundation.org/brockman-scholars-faqs/
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.
Apply here: https://robertsonscholars.org/
The College of Textiles at North Carolina State University is now accepting endorsements for our Centennial Scholarship program, one of the largest college-based scholarship programs at NC State. Please endorse your best and brightest students for this dynamic scholarship opportunity by November 15.
The Centennial Scholarship program is designed for students who are interested in career fields such as engineering, business management, design, chemistry, polymers, forensics, medical fields, fashion merchandising and retail management.
Competitive applicants demonstrate high academic achievement, strong leadership qualities, involvement in extracurricular activities and civic engagement and an interest in textile-related careers. For scholarship consideration, students must submit a NC State admissions application by the October 15 deadline.
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:
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.
You must submit an application to UNC-CH by October 15th if you intend to qualify for this scholarship.
For more information: http://www.moreheadcain.org/apply/
The Lowell Bryan Scholarships are offered to two scholar-athletes (one woman and one man) in each entering class and valued at $35,000 annually.
Bryan Scholars are chosen on the basis of academic and personal excellence and potential for impact in their sport in Davidson’s NCAA Division I athletic program.
Finalists will participate in selection interviews on campus.
If you are interested in this nomination, please speak with your Counselor.
THE BELK SCHOLARSHIP
The John M. Belk Scholarship, Davidson’s flagship merit program, covers the comprehensive costs of attending Davidson (room, board, tuition and fees) – valued at over $65,000.
Belk Scholars are game changers – recognized for outstanding intellectual ability, leadership skill, commitment to service, personal vigor, and potential for impact.
If you are interested in the VMCCA nomination for this scholarship, please speak with your Counselor.
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