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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.
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.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline - June 19, 2020
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
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/
KWF Alumnae was chartered in 1996, thanks to the efforts of phenomenal women who saw the need to empower the citizens in Northeast Raleigh and rural areas of Wake County. Because of these hard-working women, the membership has grown expeditiously to 180 members.
The alumnae of the Knighdale-Wake Forest Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. offer the following scholarships to eligible students (click on the Scholarship Title for link to application):
Click the title of the scholarship to visit the application page. For more information on KWF Scholarships, visit: http://kwfalumnae-dst.org/kwf-scholarships/
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 creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship. 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.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Finalists will be contacted for interview dates.
For more information, visit http://www.philambda.org/scholarship/
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/
As an association management company, AMG understands the importance of community and the value of education. Community is not just a set of buildings; it also includes closely held relationships. Throughout the last three decades, AMG has had the opportunity to work with dedicated community members, service providers and employees throughout the community whom we consider AMG family. Together, we have built strong communities where families and individuals can grow and thrive.
To help share our ideas of community to the next generation, AMG is proud to announce a set of scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each, beginning with the 2020/2021 school year. These scholarships honor the memory of three individuals who made a difference in the lives of others.
These scholarships can be used towards any public undergraduate or graduate school in North Carolina or South Carolina. (Public undergraduate or graduate schools in other states will be considered on a case by case basis so others are still encouraged to apply.) The selection of the recipients will be based on a 300-word essay about the meaning of community.
For any additional information, visit: https://www.amgworld.com/scholarships
The Fort Bragg Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) again has college scholarships it will award. The total scholarship fund for 2020 is estimated at $7,500.00. Scholarships
will be awarded to the most deserving applicants based on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, and their desire to pursue an engineering-based degree in college.
The amount of the scholarship award will be based on the merits of the applicant. All awards are one-time awards. Past winners, and past applicants that met the eligibility requirements are welcome to apply again for the scholarship.
The applicant must submit a completed application (via email) by April 18, 2020. To be eligible for a scholarship the applicant must meet the following requirements within an engineering,
architectural, or construction management curriculum:
CHILD SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
The Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc Scholarship Program is available to high school students who will maintain full time status at a nationally accredited, post-secondary four-year institution beginning in the fall of the year. Applicants must meet all the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify. Scholarship awards should be applied toward tuition, room, board and books and range from $1,000 to $4,000. Checks will be mailed from Iota Iota Chapter Office and made payable to the individual student.
For application materials: https://iotaiota.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Iota-Iota-Scholarship-Application-rev-16.pdf
The Future Educator Scholarship is open to any student who will graduate from an accredited high school in Wake County, who expects to enroll in an institution of higher education next fall with a degree in education, and who meets the eligibility requirements. This scholarship is a one-time (non-renewable) scholarship in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500). The Future Educator Scholarship is sponsored by the Alpha Theta Chapter of the North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa, an international sorority for women educators. **All application materials must be received by April 1, 2020! If you have questions, please send an email to email@example.com. *
Complete Application here:
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 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, Inc.’s scholarships are open to high school seniors who have been admitted to NCCU. Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying incoming freshman students from Wake County, NC. This is not a renewable scholarship. Each scholarship finalist will be interviewed by the scholarship committee—three alumni members and the president of the Raleigh-Wake chapter. Scholarship recipients will be notified prior to the fall term and are required to attend the Raleigh-Wake Chapter Scholarship awards reception.
Awards will be disbursed to the university’s financial aid department on behalf of the recipient and applied to the recipient’s tuition balance.
Download the application packet below.
Graduating seniors of a North Carolina high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning. Applicants must have an unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Reading, and Writing and Language Tests) n the range of 990 to 1130 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24.
THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WITH GRADES AND SCORES FALLING WITHIN THESE RANGES ONLY. STUDENTS WITH LOWER OR HIGHER SCORES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community, and church, as well as their integrity and leadership potential.
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.
The African American Network is a Duke Energy employee resource group of African American employees. The Network identifies developmental growth opportunities for African American employees at Duke Energy and creates value for Duke Energy as a business resource and an organization with solid brand reputation. As part of its mission, the African American Network – Carolinas chapter provides scholarships to college-bound students from North and South Carolina who are pursuing a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance or business administration.
To view the application, visit the following website and search "African American Network": https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
or questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Department at email@example.comFor questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
Types of Scholarships:
For more information, visit: https://www.mcsf.org/apply/eligibility/
The GSK Opportunity Scholarship provides annual scholarships of up to $5,000 (renewable for up to 3 additional years) to Triangle residents (Orange, Wake, Durham counties) who demonstrate the potential to succeed despite adversity and an exceptional desire to improve themselves through further education/training.
Apply Here: https://trianglecf.org/award/gsk-opportunity-scholarship/
The newly established Sigma Scholars Inc. 501 (c) 3 foundation was established to provide scholarships to deserving Wake County Schools Seniors who have been accepted and who have committed to attending a Two-Year College (Associates Program) or Four-Year College (Bachelors Program) after graduation from High School. These scholarships are designed to provide some funding for educational expenses.
To be eligible for the Scholarship, the student must:
Download the application packet below.
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