Scholarships to Watch! as of December 1, 2017
Visit the links for application materials or come to C 333 for paper applications. More scholarships may be added prior to next month’s posting. Always remember to visit www.scholarshipplus.com/wake, and your institution of interest website for financial aid and scholarship information.
The Christ Saves Hearts Scholarship Program was established in 2016 to provide college scholarships to graduating NC Triangle high school seniors who have been directly affected by heart disease. The scholarships available are non-renewable awards of (one) $1,000 scholarship and (two) $500 scholarships. These scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. CRITERIA: To receive consideration, applicants must: • Be African-American, Hispanic, or other minority • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.25 • Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower family incomes (student’s merit will be considered to a greater degree) • Attend a U.S. accredited college or university beginning in the fall of 2018 in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree • Reside in one of the following counties: Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Orange, or Wake
Applications available in Ms. Hennings office or download it here.
December 20, 2017
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship: $1000 https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/the-lead-roster-b2b-sales--marketing-scholarship/1006764?utm_source=Unigo+Members&utm_campaign=ec204383af-EMAIL_ourscholarship_2017_12_05_counselor&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7902ca422c-ec204383af-183849613&mc_cid=ec204383af&mc_eid=ab54c0ab4f
December 15, 2017
UNIGO: Top 10 Scholarship: $1500
December 31, 2017
NSSAR George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest: $5000
The applicant must submit an essay on an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the U.S. Constitution. https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/nssar-george-s-and-stella-m-knight-essay-contest/3705?utm_source=Unigo+Members&utm_campaign=ec204383af-EMAIL_ourscholarship_2017_12_05_counselor&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7902ca422c-ec204383af-183849613&mc_cid=ec204383af&mc_eid=ab54c0ab4f
December 31, 2017
UNC-G Teaching Fellows: In addition to formal admission into UNCG, priority will be given to prospective students that meet the following criteria: • North Carolina residency • Major in Elementary, Middle Grades, High School, or Special Education • 3.80 weighted cumulative high school GPA • Minimum 1170 SAT (verbal and math) or 24 ACT composite score. Follow this link for more information: https://utlc.uncg.edu/teacher-education-fellows
January 1, 2018
Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholarship is a $40,000 award. The program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. Apply at:www.ronbrown.org
1/9 for Ron Brown only
NC Teaching Fellows: The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is a competitive, merit-based forgivable loans for service program that provides up to $8,250 a year for up to four years to highly-qualified students committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in a North Carolina public school. The partner schools inclue NCSU, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Charlotte, Elon and Meredith. Visit https://ncteachingfellows.com/application-and-selection/ to apply.
January 16, 2018
BBB Torch Scholarship
Up to $20,000 in scholarships available for the BBB’s Student Essay Contest. Visit this website for more information: https://www.bbb.org/raleigh-durham/educational-foundation/torch-scholarships/
January 31, 2018
WACE Cooperative Scholarship Program
Scholarship/Co-op program for students interested in Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Oswego SUNY, Univ of Toledo, Univ of Cincinnati, Wentworth Inst. of Tech, and UMASS Lowell. Must apply to college by the university deadlines and apply for the scholarship by February 15, 2018. See www.waceinc.org for more information.
College admission deadlines (vary). Deadline for scholarship: February 15, 2018
ADK Scholarships: Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism, and world understanding. They offer several scholarships. Please download application here or pick up paper application in Ms. Hennings office on North campus.
March 15, 2018
“B. Davis Scholarship”
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018.
Please visit their 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.
May 22, 2018
BigSun Scholarship: http://www.bigsunathletics.com
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.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. Amount of Award - $500.00
June 19, 2018
Scholarships for Undocumented Students: https://mydocumentedlife.org/2016/09/12/scholarships-open-to-undocumented-students/
Check website for individual scholarship deadlines.