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Scholarship Name

Deadline

Amount

Requirements

Application Source:

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation

Varies

Varies

  • Must contact college that scholarship is associated with to find out how to apply.
  • Must identify as a Christian female

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation

NC Community Foundation - Scholarship Search Page

Varies

Various Amounts

Visit this site for a comprehensive list of scholarships available through the North Carolina Community Foundation

NC Community Foundation Scholarships

American Legion Post 29 Oratorical Contest

12/1/18

Up to $18,000

  • Any student 9th - 12th grade
  • Prepare and present speeches on the US Constitution        

American Legion Contest

Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship

12/5/18

$1,000

  • Male or Female
  • Academics (top 25% of class), leadership, community service, interview skills, financial need, and extracurricular activities
  • Plan to attend a 4 year college in NC
  • US Citizen or permanent resident

C.L. Robbins Foundation

Scholarship

2/1/19

varies

  • Minimum 2.0 unweighted gpa
  • Plans to attend NC college or university (2 or 4 year)
  • Academic achievement and financial need
  • Demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership

The Center for Scholarship Administration

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship

3/1/19

varies

  • Unweighted GPA between 2.5 & 3.5
  • SAT score 990-1130 and ACT 20-24
  • GPA & Test Scores must fall within these ranges, applications that don’t will not be considered.
  • Service to school, community, church as well as integrity and leadership potential

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw University Scholarship

3/4/19

$4,000

  • Preference is given to Farm Bureau Members
  • Plan to pursue Agriculture or related field
  • Shows Financial Need (FAFSA)
  • Good grades
  • Shows understanding of agricultural business community
  •  Leadership Potential
  • Must plan to attend a 4 year college

NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw University Scholarship

NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw Community College Scholarship

3/4/19

$1,000

  • Preference is given to Farm Bureau Members
  • Plan to pursue Agriculture or related field
  • Shows Financial Need (FAFSA)
  • Good grades
  • Shows understanding of agricultural business community
  • Leadership Potential
  • Must plan to attend a 2 year college

NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw Community College Scholarship

African American Network Carolinas

3/6/20

$2,000

  • Plans to attend a 4 year university in NC or SC
  • Plans to major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration        
  • Opens 12/2/19

African American Network of the Carolinas Scholarship

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

3/8/19

$2,000

  • 3 scholarships available
  • Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship for females attending 4 year college, top 10% of class, Minimum SAT or ACT score
  • Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship for male or female attending 4 year college, top 10% of class, minimum SAT or ACT score
  • Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship for male or female attending 4 year college and major in area of fine arts, top 20% of class, minimum SAT or ACT score

Catherine S. Tucker Scholarship

March 15

Varies

  • African American Female
  • Plans to attend 4 year college
  • Minimum gpa of 3.0
  • Others listed on application

NC Cooperative Extension Administrative Professional Assoc.

3/22/19

$750

  • Pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree in Business
  • Legal Resident of NC

NCCEAPA Scholarship

SECU “People Helping People” Scholarship

3/25/19

$10,000

  • Must be a SECU member or eligible for membership through parent/guardian
  • US citizen
  • Unweighted 2.5 gpa
  • Accepted to a NC public 4 year university
  • Demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement

2019 SECU "People Helping People"

Caldwell County Nurserymen Association Scholarship

3/30/19

$500

  • Pursuing a degree in horticulture at a NC college        

Caldwell Co Nurserymen Assoc

Carol Inc Scholarship

3/31/20

$2,500

  • Based on merit        
  • Must have unweighted GPA of 3.75 or higher
  • Minimum 28 on ACT or 1290 on SAT
  • Major in STEM field
  • Opens 11/1/19

Carol Inc Scholarship

Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship

4/1/19

$2,500

  • Minimum gpa of 3.0
  • Plans to attend a 4 year university        

DeMayo Law Firm Scholarship 

Rotary Club of Morganton Scholarship

4/8/19

varies

  • 2.5 or better GPA
  • Attend Patton or Freedom High School

Rotary Club of Morganton Scholarship

CCSAEOP

4/8/19

$1,000

  • US citizen

CCSAEOP

SEANC Foundation Scholarship

4/15/19

varies

  • Only SEANC members or their dependents are eligible
  • Merit based for students attending a 2 or 4 year college
  • Financial need based for students attending a 2 or 4 year college        

SEANC Scholarship

Hibriten Lodge #262 Masonic Scholarship

4/29/19

$1,000

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Plans to attend 2 or 4 year college
  • Financial need        

Kiwanis Club of Lenoir

4/30/19

varies

  • Character
  • Service to school community
  • Scholastic record
  • Financial need
  • 4 year school in NC
  • Must provide 3 letters of recommendation and high school transcript

Ron and Christine Beane Scholarship

5/1/19 

$1,000

  • Senior planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Academic achievement
  • Involvement in school activities
  • Community service
  • Leadership potential
  • Good character and judgement

Catawba Valley GAL Association

5/31/19

$1,000

  • Plan to attend: trade, vocational, community college, or a 4-year university in Fall 2019
  • Must attend full-time
  • Must be aging out of the Foster Care System at 18 years old and signing a CARS agreement with DSS

Catawba Valley GAL Association Scholarship

Ladies in Action Scholarship

6/15/19

$250-$1,000

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Minority student
  • Accepted into a college or university        

Ladies in Action Service League Scholarship

Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship

6/30/19

$1,000

  • Pursue a degree in environmental science field
  • Academic excellence
  • Strong faculty references
  • Starting college in Fall 2019
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores or Transcript

Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship

SECU Foundation “People Helping People” Scholarship

7/12/19 at Noon

$5,000

  • US Citizen
  • Must be attending WPCC
  • 2.5 unweighted gpa
  • Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement

SECU People Helping People Scholarship for CCC&TI

Institutional Scholarships

ECU Scholarship Database

Varies

Varies

Database of Scholarships available at ECU

ECU Scholarships

WCU Scholarship Database

Varies

Varies

Database of Scholarships available at WCU

WCU Scholarships

UNC Charlotte Scholarship Database

Varies

Varies

Database of Scholarships available at UNC Charlotte

Niners Scholars

Warren Wilson College

Full Tuition

  • Eligible for Pell Grant (from FAFSA) or NC-Need-Based Scholarships
  • Filed 2020-2021 FAFSA and sent it to WWC
  • Live on campus and work in work program
  • Confirm residency via RDS on CFNC.org
  • Accepted to WWC        

Warren Wilson Free College Program

Half-Tuition Scholarship at Brevard College

None

Half-Tuition

  • Must be accepted to Brevard College
  • Students from all NC Counties are eligible

Half-Tuition Scholarship at Brevard College

Montreat College Loan Repayment Guarantee

None

Debt Repayment

  • Entering in Fall 2020 as full time freshman or transfer student
  • Plan to major in School or Arts & Science
  • Must enroll in program once you start at the college
  • If you earn less than $43,000 per year, will help you repay your student (and Parent PLUS) loans until your annual income meets the $43,000 threshold or the loans are paid off.

Montreat College Loan Repayment Guarantee

UNCC Scholarships

Varies

Varies

  • All UNCC scholarships are now available on the UNCC website        

UNCC Scholarships

WPCC

Scholarship Page

Varies

Various Amounts

Visit this site for a comprehensive list of scholarships available at Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute

WPCC Scholarships

Morehead Cain Scholarship

UNC Chapel Hill

10/15/19

Full

  • Scholarship
  • Leadership
  • Moral Force of Character
  • Physical Vigor
  • Student’s will need to self nominate

Morehead Cain Scholarship

NC State

Shelton National Leadership Scholarship

10/15/19

$5,000+ per year

  • Apply to NCSU by 10/15/19
  • Applicants will be picked from their applications from admissions

Shelton National Leadership Scholarship

Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship at Davidson College

10/15/19

$35,000 per yr

  • Participate in eligible sport
  • Nominated by counselor, coach, or Davidson coach by 9/27/19
  • Apply to Davidson by 10/15/18 (not held to binding decision)

Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship

NC State

Park Scholarship

11/1/19 

Full

  • Scholarship
  • Leadership
  • Service
  • Character
  • Students will need to self nominate

 

Park Scholarship

Gardner Webb Tucker Scholars

11/6/19

Full

  • Must be nominated by school
  • Accepted to GWU
  • Focus on leadership and service

Tucker Scholars

UNC Charlotte Levine Scholarship

11/8/19

Full

  • Outstanding academics
  • Civic Involvement
  • Leadership potential
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Apply to UNCC by 11/1/19
  • Must be nominated by School Counselor by 10/8/29

UNCC Levine Scholars

Socratic Scholarship

11/8/19

Full Tuition

  • Must have applied to Catawba College by 11/1/19
  • Have  weighted GPA of 3.75 or higher
  • ACT: 25 or higher, SAT: 1220 or higher

Socratic Scholarship

Robertson Scholarship for Duke & UNC Chapel Hill

11/15/19

Full Tuition, Room & Boarding

  • Must apply to UNC Chapel Hill or Duke by their Early or Regular Deadlines
  • If applied to the Morehead Cain for UNC Chapel hill, must apply Robertson to Duke
  • They are looking for: Purposeful Leadership, Intellectual Curiosity, Strength of Character, & a Collaborative Spirit

Robertson Scholars

Appalachian State University Access Scholars

11/15/19

Full Funding

  • Must complete the admission application  by 11/1/19, scholarship application by 11/15/19 and the FAFSA by 12/31/19
  • Family gross income must be below the federal poverty line

ASU ACCESS Scholars

UNC- Chapel Hill

Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

11/15/19

  • Must apply to UNC Chapel Hill for the Early Admission deadline and meet all requirements for early admission - 10/15/19
  • Artistic merit is the chief criterion of selection - see application website for details of submission requirements
  • Student may choose to major in any discipline, but the Wolfe Scholar must agree to a minor in Creative Writing

Thomas Wolfe Scholarship application

Davidson College

John Belk Scholarship

11/22/19

Full

  • Demonstrated intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership ability
  • Must be nominated by school counselor by 11/1/19
  • Must apply to Davidson College by 11/22/19

John Belk Scholarship at Davidson

Ignite Scholarship at Gardner Webb University

12/1/19

Varies

  • 3.75 weighted GPA minimum
  • 25 ACT minimum
  • 1200 SAT minimum                
  • Accepted to GWU

Ignite Scholarship at GWU

NCSU Centennial Scholarship

12/1/19

Up to $22,000 per year

  • Apply to NC State by 10/15 early action deadline
  • Evaluated on Academic Achievement, Leadership qualities, extracurriculars, & desire to work in textile industry.
  • Must either be endorsed by high school by 11/15/19 or by self on 12/1/19

Centennial Scholarship at NCSU

Prestige Scholarship at NCSU

12/1/19

Up to $10,000 per year

  • Apply to NC State by 10/15 early action deadline
  • Evaluated on Academic Achievement, Leadership qualities, extracurriculars, & desire to work in textile industry.
  • Must either be endorsed by high school by 11/15/19 or by self on 12/1/19

Prestige Scholarship at NCSU

NCTF Distinguished Scholarship at NCSU

12/1/19

$5,000 per year

  • Apply to NC State by 10/15 early action deadline
  • Evaluated on Academic Achievement, Leadership qualities, extracurriculars, & desire to work in textile industry.
  • Must either be endorsed by high school by 11/15/19 or by self on 12/1/19

NCTF Distinguished Scholarship at NCSU

Catawba College West Teaching Scholars Program

12/1/19

$2,500

  • Student must be interested in the teaching profession
  • Applied to Catawba College
  • GPA of 3.4 or higher
  • Combined math & reading SAT of 1170 or ACT: 21

West Teaching Scholars

Lyceum Scholars at Clemson

12/1/19

$10,000

  • For students who want to study the moral, political, and economic foundations of a free society.
  • Open to any major
  • Awarded a minor in Political Science upon graduation

Lyceum Scholars at Clemson

WSSU Merit Scholarship

12/1/19

  • Admitted to WSSU by 12/1/19
  • GPA: 3.75 or higher
  • SAT: 1000 or higher
  • ACT: 20 or higher

WSSU Merit Scholarships

Cheatham-White Scholarship at NCCU

12/15/19

4 yr Full Ride

  • Either School Nominated or Self Nominated by 11/15/19
  • Have scholarship application and application to NCCU turned in by 12/15/18
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • 4.0 or higher weighted GPA
  • Min. 1280 SAT or 28 on ACT
  • Leadership and character
  • Participates in extracurriculars
  • Commitment to service

Cheatham-White Scholarship

Cheatham-White Scholarship at NC A&T

12/15/19

4 yr Full Ride

  • Either School Nominated or Self Nominated & applied to NC A&T by 11/1/18
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • 4.0 or higher weighted GPA
  • Min 1280 on SAT or 28 on ACT
  • Commitment to service, leadership, character, and participation in extracurriculars.         

Cheatham-White at NC A&T

UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program

1/1/20

Up to $20,000

  • Students must be interested in the teaching profession
  • Scholars will be provided guidance and enrichment opportunities as future educators
  • Student must be interested in attending UNCG
  • Student must have at least a cumulative High School GPA of 3.8 to qualify
  • Student must have at least 1100 SAT (CR & M) or a 24 Composite ACT score

UNCG Teaching Scholars 

Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching Scholars

1/10/20

$5,500 per year

  • Student must be interested in the teaching profession
  • Provides enrichment opportunities as well as scholarships
  • Personalized Advising

Lenoir-Rhyne Teaching Scholars 

Elon University Odyssey Scholarship

1/15/20

Full Financial Need

  • Must complete application to Elon to access
  • Also includes $4,000 study abroad grant
  • Based off Financial Need & Merit                

Odyssey Scholarship

ECU Access Scholarship

1/15/20

$20,000

  • High School Senior
  • To provide help paying for college based off need and merit

ECU Access Scholarship

Goodnight Scholars at NCSU

1/15/20

Up to $20,000 per year

  • Will either receive an invitation from NCSU directly or can self-nominate by 12/15/19
  • Apply to NCSU by 11/1/19
  • Family income below $110,000
  • Be NC Resident, or undocumented/DACA graduating from NC HS
  • STEM Major

Goodnight Scholars at NCSU

Abernathy Scholarship at ECU

1/15/20

$20,000

  • Plan to teach math or science after graduation
  • SAT: 1080 or ACT: 21
  • GPA: 3.0 unweighted or higher
  • Admitted to ECU

Abernathy Scholarship at ECU

UNCC Engineering Academic Pathways

1/23/19

$10,000

  • Major in College of Engineering
  • Family income no greater than $25,100 for family of 4
  • US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Asylee, or Refugee
  • C or better in all math classes
  • Math ACT: 23 or SAT: 570
  • Weighted GPA: 3.6-4.0
  • Must have taken pre-calc in HS and able to enter into calc in college        
  • Opens Oct. 2019

Engineering Academic Pathways

UNC-Greensboro

Guarantee Scholarship

2/1/19

Almost Full to Full

  • Complete pre-screening to ensure eligibility!
  • NC Resident and eligible for FAFSA
  • SAT = 1030 or ACT = 20
  • Financial need        
  • Weighted GPA of 3.5
  • Admitted to UNCG

UNC-Greensboro Guarantee Scholarship

Woodson Legacy Scholarship at Berea College

2/8/19

$32,000

  • HS Junior
  • African American
  • Household income under $40,000, Pell grant eligible
  • GPA: 3.25 unweighted or higher
  • ACT: at least 20       SAT: at least 1050
  • Must be nominated (see counselor if interested)

Woodson Legacy Scholarship

NCSU Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship

2/15/19

$5,000

  • Incoming Freshman
  • Leadership, Academics, Personal Talent, Work/Service Experience, & Appreciation for Diversity
  • Financial Need
  • GPA: Minimum of 3.0

NCSU Chancellor's Scholarship

Dr. Valeria Fleming STEM Scholarship to Fayetteville State

2/22/19

Full Ride

  • Applied to Fayetteville State University
  • 2 Recommendations
  • SAT score of 1000 or higher or ACT score 22 or higher
  • Intend to be a STEM Major

Dr. Valeria Fleming STEM Scholarship

Spirit of Catawba Scholarship

2/28/20

Full Tuition

  • Student must be admitted to Catawba College by 2/21/20
  • Express one or more of the following: Scholarship, Culture, Character, & Service

Spirit of Catawba 

BRITE Scholarship at NCCU

3/1/19

Up to Full Ride

  • SAT 1200
  • ACT 28
  • GPA: 3.5
  • Plan to major in Pharmaceutical Sciences

BRITE Scholarship

UNC Chapel Hill Light on the Hill Scholarship

3/10/19

Up to $2,500

  • Identify as African-American
  • Based on Academic Achievement, Evidence of Community Service, Leadership, and Strength of Essays
  • Must plan to enroll at UNC Chapel Hill
  • Letter of Recommendation Required        
  • Opens 10/15/19

UNC Chapel Hill Light on the Hill Scholarship

Wofford Scholars Program

6/15/19

Up to $250,000

  • Must be in top 10% of Class of 2020
  • Must have minimum of 1300 on SAT or 28 on ACT
  • Demonstrate leadership, scholarship, and potential for success.
  • If nominated, must apply to Wofford by Early Action (non-binding) or Early Decision (binding) deadline

Wofford Scholars

NC State Balanced Man Scholarship

7/5/19

$100 - $1,000

  • Sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon.  Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliation
  • Male planning to attend NC State

NC State Balanced Man Scholarship

SECU Foundation “People Helping People” Scholarship

7/12/19 at Noon

$5,000

  • US Citizen
  • Must be attending WPCC
  • 2.5 unweighted gpa
  • Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement

SECU People Helping People Scholarship for WPCC

ETSU STEM Community Outreach Scholarship

$19,000

  • Be considered a 1st time out-of-state undergraduate student
  • At least 3.2 unweighted GPA
  • ACT Math score of 25, ACT English of 21
  • Good for 8 semesters
  • Must plan to major in a STEM field as picked by scholarship

STEM Community Outreach Scholarship

Bucky Mascot Scholarship

$19,000

  • 4 scholarships available for Out of State students
  • Brings Cost of Attendance down to in-state rate        

Email: claggett@etsu.edu or call 423-439-5286 to learn more!

Chancellor’s Academic Scholarship at ECSU

Full Ride

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • 3.5 or higher unweighted GPA
  • SAT: 1260 or ACT: 26

Chancellor's Academic Scholarship at ECSU

State/National Scholarships

NC Reach

Varies

  • NC Resident
  • Aged out of NC Foster Care at 18 or adopted out after age 12

NC Reach

CFNC Financial Literacy Scholarship Drawing

Monthly

$500

Students that complete Financial Literacy Sections of CFNC will be entered to win a $500 scholarship.

CFNC Financial Literacy 

Humanity Rising Scholarships

None

$500-$2,000

Awarded thousands of dollars in college scholarships to students who are making a difference in the world through volunteerism or creating their own service project.

Humanity Rising

College Prowler "No Essay" Scholarship

Monthly

$2,000

  • Open to all students
  • The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on our Facebook page.
  • One entry per person, but you can come back each month to try again.

 College Prowler Scholarship

Chegg

Monthly

varied

  •  Open to all students.  Please sign up to receive monthly notifications of new scholarships

Chegg Scholarship Search Engine

Guaranteed Scholarship

Varies

Students who meet the published criteria for a scholarship and attend the college offering it receive it...no and's, if's or but's

Guaranteed Scholarship Search Engine

Student Scholarships

Varied

Varied

  • Varied qualifications        

Student Scholarships Search Engine

We’ve Got Your Back Scholarship

9/15/19

$5,000

  • Must have 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be attending a 4 year college full-time

We've Got Your Back Scholarship

The Gates Scholarship

9/15/19

Varies

  • A high school senior
  • From following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
  • Plan to enroll in 4 year program

Gates Application

Colon Furr Memorial Nursing Scholarship

9/25/19

$600

Colon Furr Nursing Scholarship

Questbridge Scholarship

9/26/19

Varies

  • ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Primarily A’s in the most

challenging courses available

  • Strong writing ability
  • Strength in character.
  • Class rank: Top 5 to 10%
  • ACT greater than 28 or SAT/PSAT at least 1310
  • FINANCIAL NEED: Household income of less than $65,000 annually (for a typical family of four), with limited assets.

QuestBridge

Golden Door Scholarship

9/30/19

 Covers Tuition, Room & Board

  • Scholarship for top-performing DACA & undocumented students
  •  Student must attend a partner institution
  • Students must major in STEM field
  • Can be a recent HS graduate, currently enrolled college student, or transfer student
  • Community Involvement

Golden Door

“No Sweat” Scholarship

9/30/19

$2,500

  • Tell who you would want to live forever (from past/present), other than yourself or a family member, in 3 sentences.
  • At least 13 years old
  • US Resident
  • Must be between grades 8th and 12th.

"No Sweat" Scholarship

US Youth Senate Scholarship

10/6/19

$10,000

  • Open to Juniors & Seniors
  • Receive all-expense paid trip to DC
  • Must show leadership through public service

Senate Youth Scholarship

AES Engineers Scholarship Program

10/6/19

$500

  • Submit essay with 500-1000 word answering the following prompt:When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
  • Open to HS Seniors & post-secondary students

AES Engineers Scholarships

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

10/15/19

  • Must be graduating from an accredited high school in the Spring of 2020
  • Must have an unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Be of Hispanic Heritage including (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school
  • If selected, attendance to the regional ceremony is mandatory. Travel to the ceremony will be at the recipient's expense
  • Completed online application including a letter of recommendation, transcript and essay questions
  • Be a Permanent Resident, DACA, U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

Horatio Alger- State Scholarship

10/25/19

Up to $10,000

  • Minimum 2.0 gpa
  • HS Senior
  • Plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower)
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • US Citizen

Horatio Alger Scholarship- State

Horatio Alger- National Scholarship

10/25/19

Up to $25,000

  • Minimum 2.0 gpa
  • HS Senior
  • Plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower)
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • US Citizen

Horatio Alger Scholarship- National

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

10/31/19

$20,000

  • HS Senior
  • Eligible to apply for FAFSA
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

Coca-Cola Scholarship

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

11/1/19

$2,000

  • Be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college
  • Essay must describe how your chosen major can improve the lives of seniors in Assisted Living facilities in your hometown

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship

11/10/19

$2,000

  • HS Senior
  • Must have experienced homelessness in the last 6 years
  • Undocumented students are eligible to apply

SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

11/13/19

Up to $40,000

  • Exceptional Academics, Service, Leadership
  • Financial need: Up to $95,000 family income
  • Plan to enroll full-time in Fall 2020
  • Uses Common App
  • Official HS Transcript
  • 3.5 Unweighted GPA or higher
  • SAT: 1200 or higher
  • ACT: 26 or higher

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

NCHSAA Cheerleading Scholarship

11/15/19

$500

  • Squad must be participating in NCHSAA Invitational Event the year of application
  • Must show good character, sound academics, good sportsmanship, and school spirit.

NCHSAA Cheerleading Scholarship

Greenhouse Scholar

11/22/19

$20,000

  • Plan to attend 4 yr university
  • US Citizen & permanent resident of NC
  • Unweighted GPA: 3.5 or above
  • Demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000)
  • Strong interest in and commitment to community, ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, and excellent leadership skills        

Greenhouse Scholars

WebstaurantStore

12/1/19

$1500

  • Currently enrolled or planning to attend a culinary or hospitality program        
  • US Citizen

WebstaurantStore Scholarship

Burger King Scholars

12/15/19

Up to $1,000

  • HS Seniors all BURGER KING® restaurant, corporate and field employees, their spouses and children in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico
  • Can be applied to a 2 or 4 year college
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Opens Oct. 15th

Burger King Scholars

James W. McLamore WHOPPER® Scholarship Award

12/15/19

$50,000

  • HS Seniors or graduated within last 3 years
  • Plan to attend a 4 year college
  • Unweighted GPA of 3.3
  • ACT Composite: 25 or SAT: 1220
  • Demonstrate work experience
  • Opens Oct. 15th

James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

12/31/18

$1,000

  • Academic excellence, particularly in science and math
  • Passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
  • Pursuing a degree in any of the following programs: LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.        

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Free Speech Essay Contest

12/31/19

Up to $10,000

  • Open to Juniors & Seniors
  • Essay with 800 to 1,00 words based on prompt on website

FIRE's Free Speech Essay Contest

Ron Brown Scholarship Program

1/9/20

$10,000 per year for 4 years

  • Black/African American
  • Excel academically & show leadership potential
  • Participate in Community Service
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
  • US Citizen/Permanent Resident
  • HS Senior

Ron Brown Scholarship

Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship

1/10/20

$500

  • 2 winners will be selected
  • May also be selected to be considered for a $1,000 scholarship through US JCI Senate
  • HS Senior
  • US Citizen

Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship

NC Teaching Fellows

1/13/20

$4,125 per semester

  • Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0
  • ACT of at least 24 or SAT of at least 1100
  • Be willing to teach in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) or special education licensure area in a NC public school, traditional or charter.
  • Available at Elon, Meredith, NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte        
  • Opens 10/1/19

NC Teaching Fellows

NC Hispanic College Fund

1/15/20

$500 - $2500

  • Senior of Hispanic/Latino background
  • Demonstrate commitment to public service and community development
  • Plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university
  • Opens 9/18/19

NC Hispanic College Fund

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

  12/15/19-

1/15/20

Varies

  • Must collect certain amount of pints of blood to be entered in the scholarship drawing        

American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

1/17/20

Tuition, Books, & Spending Stipend

  • Enroll in the academic major for which the scholarship is offered.
  • Enroll in Air Force ROTC beginning with the 2020 fall term
  • Complete a 24-day summer field training course at Maxwell AFB, Alabama (usually between your sophomore and junior years).
  • Complete Air Force ROTC General Military Course (GMC) your freshman and sophomore years and the Professional Officer Course (POC) your junior and senior years.
  • Accept a commission as an Air Force Officer and serve at least four years on active duty.
  • ACT: 26 or higher
  • SAT: 1240 or higher
  • Unweighted GPA: 3.0

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

Crumley Roberts Founder’s Scholarship

1/19/17

$2,500

  • Must attend NC High School
  • Plan to attend 4 year college/university in the Fall
  • 2 Recommendation Letters

Crumley Roberts Scholarship

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

1/22/20

$2,500-

$20,000

  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States.Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
  • Plan to attend 4 yr college
  • Min. Unweighted GPA of 2.7
  • Must apply for FAFSA
  • Submit one letter of recommendation online.

APIASF Scholarship

National Beta Scholarship

1/22/20

$,1000- $15,000

  • Academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, commendable character, school and community service
  • Participation in National Beta
  • Opens 11/1/19

National Beta Scholarship Program

Harry Clarke Memorial Scholarship - Harry W. Clarke Award

1/24/20

$2,000

  • Plans to attend NC 4 year college/university
  • Financial need
  • Academic ability/achievement
  • Good moral character
  • Community service, extracurricular activities, work experience

Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship Programs – Harry W. Clarke ...

Harry Clarke Memorial Scholarship - William A. Hart Award

1/24/20

$1,000

  • Plans to attend NC 2 year community college
  • Financial need
  • Academic ability/achievement
  • Good moral character
  • Community service, extracurricular activities, work experience

Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship Programs – William A. Hart ...

Opportunity Scholarship from The Dream.US

1/30/20

Up to $20,000

  • Unweighted GPA: 2.8 or higher
  • HS Senior
  • Live in Locked-out state (NC qualifies)
  • Taken SAT or ACT
  • Came to US before 16th birthday
  • Have DACA, TP or meet DACA eligibility
  • Significant unmet financial need
  • Plan to attend one of their partner colleges
  • Opens 11/1/19

Opportunity Scholarship

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

1/31/20

$10,000

  • By signing up with your email, you will be entered to win 1 of 4 randomly drawn scholarships.
  • By giving your email, you will receive updates on this website for college information.

CollegeCovered scholarship

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

2/1/2019

Up To $30,000

  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship

Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholarship

2/1/19

Varies

  •  Applicant must be a member of NC/SC Credit union
  • 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher
  • Can apply for multiple scholarships within fund

Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholarship

NCAE MLK Jr. Scholarship

2/3/20

$500

  • HS Senior
  • NC Resident
  • Unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Due 1st Monday of February

MLK Jr. Scholarship

Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

2/7/20

$1,500

  • Must be a male senior on varsity wrestling team or female senior on varsity cross country team to apply

Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

Pat Gainey Student Award

2/7/20

$5,000

  • 2 scholarships will be given
  • Need-based
  • Must be a senior male on a baseball team or a senior female on a varsity team
  • County student lives in/plays for must have limited funds

Pat Gainey Student Award

Wilburn Clary Medal Award

2/7/20

$2,000

  • Award will be given to both 1 senior male and 1 senior female
  • Must have played 2 varsity sports during high school

Wilburn Clary Medal Award

Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship

2/7/20

$750

  • Must identify as African American, American Indian/Alaska Native and/or Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American student-athlete
  • A male and female from each region will win the scholarship (there are 8 regions in NC).
  • In addition, all winners will be in the running to win an additional $1,000 scholarship (one male and one female will win this additional scholarship).

Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Silver Pen

2/14/20

Up to $1,500

  • Pick 1 essay topic from the topics given
  • HS Senior
  • Opens 10/14/19

Silver Pen Essay

NC Veteran’s Scholarship for Children of Wartime Veterans

2/14/20

Up to Full Tuition

  • Must have a parent who meets qualifications
  • Deadlines may vary based on Parent’s Class        

Please call the local office at 757-1345.

NC Veteran's Affairs Scholarships

We Are the Students Essay Scholarship

2/14/2019

Varies

  • Write Essay that is published on website.

We Are the Students Essay Contest Scholarship

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

2/15/20

Varies

  • Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5
  • Apply at one of the partner WACE schools (some included are Johnson & Wales, Drexel, RIT)
  • Must be current HS Senior or Transfer Student        

National Co-Op Scholarship

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

2/15/19

$500-$5,000

  • Open to HS Seniors, transfer, undergraduate, and graduate students
  • 3.0 min unweighted GPA for HS Seniors
  • Plans to enrolled full-time at 4 yr school in Fall 2019
  • US Citizen, Permanent Resident, DACA, or Eligible Non-Citizen (per FAFSA rules)
  • Completed FAFSA

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Live Mas Scholarship

2/21/19

Varies

  • Submit a video that is 2 min or less that tells your life’s passion
  • Legal Resident of US
  • Over 16, but under 24 years old
  • Plan to attend 2 yr or 4 yr school

Live Mas Scholarship

Youth Foundation Scholarship

2/28/19

$2,500-$4,000

  • High school seniors
  • United States citizen
  • Seeking higher education at an accredited four-year United States colleges or universities
  • 3.5+ or better GPA
  • Documented financial need.

Youth Foundation

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

2/29/20

Up to $40,000

  • Must be graduating with Class of 2020
  • More challenges you complete, the more money you have the chance of earning

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation- Undergraduate/

Associate

3/1/20

Up to $40,000

  • Must be the child of either: active duty/reserve/veteran Marine Corps, or Marine killed in service, or active duty/reserve/veteran US Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to US Marine Unit
  •  At least unweighted GPA of 2.0
  • 2019 AGI must be under $100,000
  • Planning to attend college on College Navigator in Fall 2020
  • Opens 1/1/20

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Golden Leaf Scholarship

3/1/20

Up to $12,000

  • Plans to attend a 2 or 4 year NC college
  • Available 1st Monday in December

Golden LEAF Scholars Programs - CFNC - Paying For College

Create A Greeting Card Scholarship

3/2/20

$10,000

  • Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.
  • Must be at least 14 years old
  • Must be enrolled in High School or College
  • Legal Resident of US

Create A Greeting Card

NCHSAA Lacrosse Scholarship

3/6/20

$500

  • Will be given to 1 male and 1 female
  • Must plan to attend a college/university

NCHSAA Lacrosse Scholarship

Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship

3/6/20

$1,000

  • Senior male
  • Played lacrosse at varsity level
  • Must plan to attend college/university        

Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship

UNCF STEM Scholars Program

3/13/19

Up to $5,000

  • Identify as African American
  • Citizen, long permanent resident, or national of US
  • At least 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Pursued rigorous math & sciences in HS, including Pre-Calc
  • Financial Need shown by FAFSA

UNCF STEM Scholars

Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship

3/13/20

$1,000

  • Male or female athlete
  • Honors those that have overcome adversity and exceed beyond expectations in their athletics.

Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship

Doodle for Google Scholarship

3/19/19

Up to $30,000

  • Create a piece of art, any medium
  • Complete entry form
  • Write description about art work        

Doodle for Google

Generation Google Scholarship

3/25/19

$10,000

  • HS Senior
  • Intend to enroll in a 4 yr college in Fall
  • Plan to major in computer science/computer engineering/software engineering
  • Minority students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Generation Google Scholarship

NC Retail Merchants Association Scholarship

3/25/19

$2,500

  • Must be a dependent of a permanent, full-time employee of a NCRMA member company & employed for at least a 1 year
  • Student who works part-time at a NCRMA member company for at least 6 months.

NCRMA Scholarship

Carolina Food Industry Council Scholarship

3/25/19

$2,500

  • Must be a dependent of a permanent, full-time employee of a CFIC member company & employed for at least a 1 year
  • Student who works part-time at a CFIC member company for at least 6 months.

CFIC Scholarship

NC Education & Training Voucher Program

3/31/20

Up to $5,000

  • Renewable for up to 5 years
  • Must have been in US Foster Care either:
  • On or after 17th birthday
  • Adoption finalized from Foster Care after 16th birthday
  • Entered Kinship Guardianship Placement from Foster Care on/after 16th birthday
  • US Citizen or pre-qualified non-citizen
  • Personal assets total less than $10,000
  • At least 18, but younger than 21
  • Accepted or enrolled in accredited program
  • Opens 1/1/20

NC Education & Training Voucher

Cobell Scholarship

3/31/19

Up to $5,000

  • Must be enrolled in a Federally-Recognized Tribe
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time
  • Looks at merit, leadership, community engagement, and financial need.

Cobell Scholarship

NC Society of Accountants

4/15/19

$750

  • Must enroll in an accounting degree program with 6 or more credit hours per semester
  • Must show a firm intention to continue into the field of Accounting        

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth

4/30/19

$2,000

  • Under 21
  • Pursuing higher education
  • Must be considered homeless or have been during your school attendance by McKinney Vento Homeless Education Act standards

NAEHCY Scholarship

NCHSAA Click It or Ticket Essay Contest

4/30/20

varies

  • Write no longer than a 400 word essay based on prompt given
  • Must have participated in a sport for the 2018-2019 school year
  • 1 Male & 1 Female will win

NCHSAA Click It or Ticket Essay Contest

SunTrust Off to College Sweepstakes

5/13/19

$500

  • One winner will be chosen every two weeks  
  • Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need.

Sun Trust Sweepstakes

Identimap Scholarship

5/15/19

$1,000

  • HS Junior or Senior
  • Submit essay & 30 second video
  • Submit screenshot of Identimap Assessment

Identimap Scholarship

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

6/9/19 (for Girls)

6/16/19 (for Boys)

Up to $10,000

  • Must be attending Girls State or Boys State
  • Rising HS Senior
  • Direct descendent of wartime US military veteran during at least one of the periods:
  • World War I - Apr. 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918
  • World War II - Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946
  • Korean War - June 25, 1950 - Jan. 31, 1955
  • Vietnam War - Feb. 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
  • Lebanon/Grenada - Aug. 24, 1982 - Jul. 31, 1984
  • Panama - Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990  
  • Persian Gulf War - Aug. 2, 1990 - Until cessation  
  • Includes Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom & War on Terrorism
  • Must be turned in on 1st day participating at Boys or Girls State

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship Application

6/15/20

Up to $2,500

  • US Citizen
  • Under 30 years old
  • Have HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Pursue a career or technical program at 2
  • Eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by FAFSA
  • Demonstrate perseverance in overcoming diversity
  • Be involved in community service activities
  • Opens 3/15/20

Horatio Alger Scholarship- CTE

ACT Scholarship Giveaway

6/26/20

Up to $40,000

  • Junior or Sophomore
  • Register online to take the ACT & opt in to contest  

ACT Scholarship Giveaway

Upmatch Scholarship

7/1/19

$1,500

  • HS Senior who plans to attend a 4-year university during 2019-2020 year
  • Must have 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Have financial need        

Upmatch Scholarship

Emergency Dentists USA 4th Annual Video Scholarship

7/1/2020

$1,000

  • Tell (or enact for us) what superpower you would love to have and how you would use it to help create better dental health in all people!
  • Video must be 60-120 seconds long

Emergency Dentists USA

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