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Scholarship Name

Deadline

Amount

Requirements

Application Source:

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation

Varies

Varies

  • Must contact the 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 Oratorical Contest

12/19/20

Up to $18,000

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

American Legion Contest

Huffman-Cornwell Foundation

2/15/22

Varies

  • Complete application to be considered
  • Opens September 1st

Huffman-Cornwell Foundation

SECU “People Helping People” Scholarship

2/22/22

*Earlier than listed*

$10,000

  • Must be a SECU member or eligible for membership through parent/guardian
  • Senior at NC public high school
  • US citizen, resident of NC, and eligible for in-state tuition
  • Unweighted 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Accepted to a NC public 4 year university
  • Demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement
  • Must file FAFSA
  • Must be in a Word Document

2022 SECU "People Helping People"

Email completed application to Ms. Crawford by 2/22/22!

Adam Benson Scholarship Fund

3/1/22

Up to $1,000

  • Senior graduating from high school or a graduate already attending college.
  • Active member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

Adam Benson Scholarship Fund

Anita Wilson Scholarship Fund

3/1/22

$1,500

  • Pursuing a degree in the field of music performance or music education
  • Attending a four-year college or university.
  •  GPA of 2.5 or better

Anita Wilson Scholarship

Betty & Otto Woerner Scholarship

3/1/22

$1,200

  • Senior in Burke County
  • Planning to pursue: Teaching, Culinary, or Fashion Design        

Betty and Otto Woerner

Crump-Pollpeter Scholarship Fund

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Resident of Burke County
  • Planning to pursue a degree in Christian Ministry or Education
  • GPA: 2.0-3.3

Crump-Pollpeter Scholarship

Drexel Alumni Association Fund

3/1/22

$1,500

  • Application, and/or biological parents, grandparents, or great grandparents attended a Drexel School
  • High School Senior

Drexel Alumni Association Fund

Glenn R Yoder Scholarship Endowment Fund

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Resident of Burke County
  • Plan to attend a 2 yr or 4 yr college
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
  • Character reflecting the commitment of the Lions Club
  • GPA of 2.5 or better

Glenn R Yoder Scholarship

Keith Warren Black Educational Scholarship

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Plan to attend Western Piedmont CC
  • Must enroll full-time
  • GPA: 2.5 or higher

Keith Warren Black Educational Scholarship

Larry & Louise Huffman Scholarship

3/1/22

$2,000

  • Students form EBHS, DHS, or BMC
  • Plan to major in Education, Athletic Training, or Educational Setting (Counselor, School Psychologist, Speech Pathologist, or School Nurse)

Larry & Louise Huffman Scholarship

Michael Williamson Eley Endowment Fund

3/1/22

$1,400

  • Resident of Burke County
  • Pursue degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, or Chemistry
  • GPA: 3.3 or higher        

Michael Williamson Eley Scholarship

Mildred & Hugh Fletcher Scholarship

3/1/22

$2,000

  • Member of Waldensian Presbyterian Church or participate in the scouting programs sponsored by WPC

Mildred & Hugh Fletcher Scholarship

Minnie Belle Rector Cooper Nursing Scholarship

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Pursuing degree in Nursing
  • Attending WPCC or CCC&TI, or LRU RIBN program

Minnie Belle Rector Cooper Nursing

Raymond K Miller Scholarship

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Burke County Resident
  • Working towards an AAS degree from WPCC
  • Preference given to students getting a degree in: Industrial Systems, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechatronic, or Mechanical Engineering

Raymond K Miller Scholarship

Rotary Club of Morganton Scholarship

3/1/22

$1,500

  • 2.5 or better GPA
  • Attend Patton or Freedom High School (BMC counts if from one of these schools)

Rotary Club of Morganton Scholarship

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Miss Annie Avery Scholarship

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Burke County Resident
  • Planning to attend a 2 yr or 4 yr school
  • Majoring in: Business or Career Programs, Trade, CNA, Medical Assistant, or field of Music        

St. Stephen's Scholarship

Stiff Endowment Fund

3/1/22

$2,000

  • Committed to pursuing a four year degree in Nursing        

Stiff Endowment Fund

Waldensian Presbyterian Women Scholarship- Program Endowed Fund

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Member of WPC or Participate in Scouting programs sponsored by WPC        

WPC Women Scholarship- General

WPC Women Scholarship- Michael Morse Scholarship

3/1/22

$1,000

  • Member of WPC or participate in scouting programs sponsored by WPC        

WPC Women Scholarship- Michael Morse

WPC Women Scholarship- Rostan Family Scholarship

3/1/22

$2,000

  • Member of WPC or participate in scouting programs sponsored by WPC        

WPC Women Scholarship- Rostan Family

Wynee & Otto Woerner Endowed Scholarship

3/1/22

$2,500

  • Senior in Burke or McDowell County
  • Financial Need
  • Top 50% of graduating class
  • Committed to complete a 4 yr degree

Wynne & Otto Woerner Scholarship

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship

3/1/22

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

African American Network Carolinas

3/4/22

$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        
  • 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Must be of race or ethnicity that is considered “People of Color”
  • US Citizen  
  • Opens 12/3

African American Network of the Carolinas Scholarship

NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw University Scholarship

3/7/22

$4,500

  • 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

3/7/22

$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

NC Cooperative Extension Administrative Professional Assoc.

3/22/19

$750

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

$750.00 Scholarship Offered to Business Students | North Carolina Cooperative ExtensionNCCEAPA Scholarship

Caldwell County Nurserymen Association Scholarship

3/31/21

$750

  • Pursuing a degree in horticulture at a NC college        

Caldwell Co Nurserymen Assoc

Kenneth Houston Memorial Scholarship

3/31/21

$1,000

  • Academic excellence
  • Interest in the field of Construction
  • Financial Need
  • Community involvement        

PCEA Catawba Valley

Ted G Wilson Memorial Scholarship

3/31/21

$1,500

  • Must be pursuing a B.S. in Construction or Engineering        
  • Show Financial Need
  • Desire to enter construction field
  • Academic excellence
  • Be a High School Senior

PCEA Catawba Valley

Carol Inc Scholarship

3/31/22

$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 1/1

Carol Inc Scholarship

Eula “Trudy” Thompson Scholarship

3/31/21

$1,000

  • Academic Achievement
  • Financial Need
  • Commitment to Service
  • HS Senior in Burke County

Eula "Trudy" Thompson Scholarship

King Law Office Scholarship

4/1/22

$1,000

  • HS Senior
  • Plan to enroll in college in Fall 2022

King Law Office Scholarship

Marine Corps League Table Rock Detachment 1197 Scholarship

4/4/22

$1,000

  • Senior with Burke County Public Schools
  • Have parent, step-parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, brother, or sister who has been honorably discharged or currently serving in USMC

Marine Corps League Scholarship

CCSAEOP

4/8/19

$1,000

  • US citizen

CCSAEOP

Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship

4/12/21

$2,500

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

DeMayo Law Firm Scholarship 

SEANC Foundation Scholarship

4/15/22

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

NCAMC Scholarship

4/15/21

$1,500

  • Plan to attend trade, community college, or an university

NCAMC Scholarship

Blue Ridge Volunteer Scholarship

4/16/21

$1,000

  • Be a Burke County graduate
  • Complete FAFSA
  • Plan to enter the healthcare field

Blue Ridge Volunteer Scholarship

Hickory Alumnae Scholarship

4/16/21

$1,000

  • African American female
  • HS Senior
  • Resides in Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, or Iredell County
  • Planning to attend a 4 year college in Fall 2021
  • Plans to major in science, technology, engineering, math, pre-law, political science, social work, sociology, history, or African American studies.

Hickory Alumnae Scholarship

WKBC AM & FM Scholarship

4/17/20

$5,000

  • Plan to enter marketing, broadcasting, or advertising
  • Be a high school senior

WKBC AM & FM Scholarship

Judy Braswell Memorial Scholarship

4/21/21

$250

  • Majoring in Education
  • BCPS High School Senior
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Judy Braswell Scholarship

Lovelady Lodge #670 Scholarship

4/27/20

$1,000

  • Must have attended DHS, EBHS, or BMC (first two years must have been at one of previously mentioned schools)
  • Have 3.0 GPA or better
  • Financial Need
  • Planning to attend 4 year or 2 year college

Lovelady Lodge Scholarship

PCEA Dependent Scholarship

4/30/21

$1,000

  • Have Financial Need
  • Academic Excellence
  • Dependent of PCEA member

PCEA Catawba Valley

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

GYSGT Christopher W. Eckard Scholarship

5/1/21

$500

  • HS Senior or Current College Student
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Direct descendent of a veteran

Christopher Eckard Scholarship

Morganton Women’s Club

5/3/21

$2,000

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Excellence
  • Leadership, Personal Character, & Extracurriculars

Morganton Women's Club

Morganton Kiwanis Club

5/8/20

$600

  • Plan to attend a 2 or 4 yr college
  • Priority to those with financial need
  • HS Senior with BCPS

Morganton Kiwanis Club

Self Help Credit Union Scholarship

5/14/21

$1,000

  • Accepted or already attending a post-secondary education institution

Self Help Credit Union Scholarship

Burke Co. Cattlemen’s Assoc.

5/27/21

$1,000

  • Plan to pursue a degree in Agriculture
  • HS Senior

Burke Co Cattlemen's Assoc Scholarship

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

Ron Cooke Memorial Scholarship

6/15/20

$500

  • Have extracurricular activities
  • Write about your educational goals
  • Discuss volunteerism        
  • Attending WPCC in the fall

Ronno Cooke Memorial Scholarship

Ladies in Action Scholarship

6/16/21

$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 2020
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores or Transcript

Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship

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

WPCC

Scholarship Page

Varies

Various Amounts

Visit this site for a comprehensive list of scholarships available at WPCC.

WPCC Scholarships

NC State Balanced Man Scholarship

8/29/21

$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

NCSU Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship

8/31/21

$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

Morehead Cain Scholarship

UNC Chapel Hill

10/15/21

Full

  • Scholarship
  • Leadership
  • Moral Force of Character
  • Physical Vigor
  • Student’s will need to self nominate
  • Opens August 15th

Morehead Cain Scholarship

Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship at Davidson College

10/15/21

Full Tuition & Fees

  • Participate in eligible sport
  • Nominated by counselor, coach, or Davidson coach by 9/28
  • Apply to Davidson by 10/15 (not held to binding decision)

Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship

Wofford Scholars Program

10/22/21

Up to $250,000

  • Must be in top 10% of Class of 2022
  • 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

Shelton National Leadership Scholarship

11/1/20

$5,000+ per year

  • Apply to NCSU by 11/1
  • Applicants will be picked from their applications from admissions

Shelton National Leadership Scholarship

NC State

Park Scholarship

11/1/21 

Full

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

 

Park Scholarship

Gardner Webb Tucker Scholars

11/1/21

Full

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

Tucker Scholars

Socratic Scholarship

11/8/21

Full Tuition

  • Must be admitted  to Catawba College by 10/25
  • Have weighted GPA of 4.0 or higher/unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Applying for this scholarship will also automatically submit an application for the honors program.

Socratic Scholarship

Robertson Scholarship for Duke & UNC Chapel Hill

11/15/21

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
  • Opens August 15th

Robertson Scholars

Appalachian State University Access Scholars

11/15/21

Full Funding

  • Must complete the admission application  by 11/1
  • Submit application materials by 11/15
  • Submit the FAFSA by 12/1
  • Family gross income must be below the federal poverty line

ASU ACCESS Scholars

UNC- Chapel Hill

Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

11/15/21

Full Financial Support

  • Must apply to UNC Chapel Hill for the Early Admission deadline and meet all requirements for early admission - 10/15
  • 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
  • Opens September 1st

Thomas Wolfe Scholarship application

Cheatham-White Scholarship at NC A&T

11/15/21

4 yr Full Ride

  • Either School Nominated or Self Nominated by 11/1& applied to NC A&T by 10/15
  • 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.         
  • Opens August 15th

Cheatham-White at NC A&T

Dowdy Scholars Program at NC A&T

11/15/21

4 years of  Tuition

  • 3.75 weighted GPA or higher
  • Min SAT 1270 or 27 ACT
  • Shows characteristics of leadership and service
  • US Citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Opens August 15th  

Dowdy Scholars Program at NC A&T

UNC Charlotte Levine Scholarship

11/16/21

Full

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

UNCC Levine Scholars

Ignite Scholarship at Gardner Webb University

12/1/20

Varies

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

Ignite Scholarship at GWU

NCSU Centennial Scholarship

12/1/21

Up to $22,000 per year

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

Centennial Scholarship at NCSU

Textile Pioneer Scholarship at NCSU

12/1/21

Min of $14,000 per year

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

Textile Pioneer Scholarship at NCSU

Prestige Scholarship at NCSU

12/1/21

Up to $5,000 per year

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

Prestige Scholarship at NCSU

NCTF Distinguished Merit Scholarship at NCSU

12/1/21

$5,000 per year

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

NCTF Distinguished Scholarship at NCSU

WSSU Merit Scholarship

12/1/21

Varies

  • Admitted to WSSU by 12/1
  • GPA: 3.75 or higher
  • Top 25% of high school class by class rank

WSSU Merit Scholarships

Lyceum Scholars at Clemson

12/11/21

$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

Cheatham-White Scholarship at NCCU

12/15/21

4 yr Full Ride

  • Either School Nominated or Self Nominated by 11/15
  • Have scholarship application and application to NCCU turned in by 12/15
  • 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

Davidson College

John Belk Scholarship

12/15/21

Full

  • Demonstrated intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership ability
  • Must be nominated by school counselor by 12/1
  • Must apply to Davidson College by 12/15

John Belk Scholarship at Davidson

Berea College Carter G Woodson Legacy Scholarship

12/17/21

$8,000

  • HS Junior
  • African American
  • Demonstrate financial need (household income less than $40,000)
  • Unweighted GPA: 3.4 or higher
  • ACT: 20 to 30   or SAT: 1050 to 1410
  • Opens October

Berea College Legacy Scholarship

UNC Asheville University Scholars

1/1/21

Up to $50,000

  • Must be nominated by your counselor (email Ms. Crawford if interested)
  • Must have applied to UNC Asheville by 1/1
  • Looking for:
  • Academic accomplishment in high school setting
  • Demonstrated leadership interest/capability in high school, community, or summer activity
  • Build bridges among students with different life experiences, talents, or interests
  • Strong work ethic 

UNC Asheville University Scholars

UNC-Greensboro

Guarantee Scholarship

1/1/22

Almost Full to Full

  • Complete pre-screening to ensure eligibility!
  • NC Resident and eligible for FAFSA
  • Financial need        
  • Weighted GPA of 3.8
  • Admitted to UNCG

UNC-Greensboro Guarantee Scholarship

UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program

1/1/22

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

1/10/22

$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 

Goodnight Scholars at NCSU

1/10/22

Up to $20,000 per year

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

Goodnight Scholars at NCSU

James B Duke Scholarship at Davidson

1/11/22

Full Tuition & $5,000 per year

  • Complete Davidson application and scholarship application by deadline
  • Academic achievement, tallent, work ethic, resilience, and concern for others are important factors for this scholarship

James B Duke Scholarship

Chancellor’s Academic Scholarship at ECSU

1/15/21

Full Ride

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • 3.5 or higher unweighted GPA

Chancellor's Academic Scholarship at ECSU

Abernathy Scholarship at ECU

1/15/21

$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

Elon University Odyssey Scholarship

1/17/22

Full Financial Need

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

Odyssey Scholarship

Catawba College West Teaching Scholars Program

1/15/22

Up to $5,000

  • Student must be interested in the teaching profession
  • Applied to Catawba College
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Combined math & reading SAT of 1170 or ACT: 24

West Teaching Scholars

ECU Access Scholarship

1/31/22

$20,000

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

ECU Access Scholarship

UNCC Engineering Academic Pathways

2/15/21

$10,000

  • Major in College of Engineering
  • Family income no greater than twice the federal poverty threshold
  • Must have at least $10,000 of unmet financial need
  • US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Asylee, or Refugee
  • C or better in all math classes
  • Take SAT or ACT
  • Weighted GPA: 3.6-4.0
  • Must have taken pre-calc in HS
  • Opens Oct.

Engineering Academic Pathways

Dr. Valeria Fleming STEM Scholarship to Fayetteville State

2/19/22

Debt Free Scholarship

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

Dr. Valeria Fleming STEM Scholarship

Spirit of Catawba Scholarship

2/25/22

Full Tuition

  • Student must be admitted to Catawba College by 2/18
  • Must be nominated
  • Express one or more of the following: Scholarship, Culture,

Character, & Service

Spirit of Catawba 

BRITE Scholarship at NCCU

3/1/20

Up to Full Ride

  • SAT 1700
  • ACT 28
  • GPA: 3.5
  • Plan to major in Pharmaceutical Sciences

BRITE Scholarship

UNC Chapel Hill Light on the Hill Scholarship

3/15/22

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 1/15

UNC Chapel Hill Light on the Hill Scholarship

WPCC Foundation General Scholarships

6/1/21

Varies

  • Must complete FAFSA
  • Be enrolled or applied to WPCC

WPCC General Scholarships

WPCC Foundation Merit Scholarship

6/1/21

Varies

  • Have an unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Be enrolled or applied to WPCC
  • Submit a recommendation letter

WPCC Merit Scholarships

Mary H Warlick-Workers Legacy Foundation Scholarship

6/1/21

$500

  • Be enrolled at WPCC in Associate degree program
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be at least part time student (6 credit hours or more)
  • Must volunteer as a  docent to the History Museum of Burke County.

Mary H Warlick Scholarship

Lt. Kelly Kincaid Emergency Services Scholarship

6/1/21

$1,000

  • Enrolled at WPCC
  • Be at least a part time student (6 credit hours or more)
  • Resident of Burke County
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be personnel of appropriate Emergency Services division or the spouse, child/stepchild of one.

Lt Kelly Kincaid Emergency Scholarship

ETSU Balanced Man Scholarship

7/23/21

Up to $1,000

  • Freshman at ETSU

ETSU Balanced Man Scholarship

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!

State & National Scholarships

NC Reach

varies

  • NC Resident
  • Aged out of NC Foster Care at 18 or adopted out after age 12
  • High school students apply the July after they graduate high school

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 their winner’s 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

Cameron Impact Scholarship

9/10/21

Full Tuition

  • Unweighted GPA of 3.7 or higher
  • US Citizen
  • Graduate with Class of 2022
  • Planning to attend a 4 year college after high school graduation
  • Commitment to extracurriculars, leader, & community service

Cameron Impact Scholarship

The Gates Scholarship

9/15/21

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

9/25/21

$600

Colon Furr Nursing Scholarship

Questbridge Scholarship

9/28/21

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

“No Sweat” Scholarship

9/30/21

$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

10/3/21

$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

10/8/21

$500

  • Submit an essay with 500-1,000 words answering the posted prompt.
  • Open to HS Seniors & post-secondary students

AES Engineers Scholarships

Golden Door Scholarship

10/10/21

 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

Olin Teague Scholarship

10/15/21

$4,000

  • Graduating from High School
  • US Citizen
  • Plan to pursue aerospace fields

Olin Teague Scholarship

NSHSS STEM Scholarship

10/15/21

$1,000

  • HS Senior
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Desire to pursue STEM fields
  • Diversity is heavily considered

NSHSS STEM Scholarship

SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship

10/15/21

$2,000

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

SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship

ESW Photography Contest

10/15/21

$300

  • Open to all ages
  • Resident of US
  • Must be original, unpublished work

ESW Contest

Heisman High School Scholarship

10/19/21

Up to $10,000

  • Be a current senior
  • GPA or 3.0 or better
  • Participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one sport recognized by the committee.
  • Be a leader in their community
  •  

Heisman Scholarship

NC Forest Products Week Essay Contest

10/22/21

$200

  • Write essay that is 500 words or less on topic provided.

Forest Products Week Essay Contest

WGA Evans Scholarship

10/30/21

Full Tuition

  • Strong Caddie Record
  • Must have completed Junior year with above a B Average (3.0 or higher)
  • Due to COVID-19, ACT/SAT scores are optional
  • Demonstrated Financial Need through CSS Profile & FAFSA
  • Outstanding Character

WGA Evans Scholarship

US Bank Student Scholarship

10/30/21

Up to $10,000

  • Complete financial education lessons on website.         

US Bank Student Scholarship

#WeBelongIn

College

10/31/21

$1,000

  • Share your story or struggle and triumph on social media using the hashtag

#WeBelongInCollege Scholarship

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

10/31/21

$20,000

  • HS Senior
  • Eligible to apply for FAFSA
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Opens August 1st

Coca-Cola Scholarship

Voice of Democracy Scholarship

10/31/21

Up to $30,000

  • 9th through 12th graders are eligible
  • Enrolled in either public, private,home school, or parochial high school
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident (or have applied and waiting a decision)

Voice of Democracy

Discover Prudential Emerging Visionaries

11/4/21

Up to $15,000

  • Be 14 to 18 years old
  • Be a legal resident of US
  • Completed volunteer work

Prudential Emerging Visionaries

Greenhouse Scholar

11/7/21

$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        
  • Opens September 1

Greenhouse Scholars

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

11/14/21

varies

  • Must be graduating from an accredited high school in the Spring of 2022
  • 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

NCHSAA Cheerleading Scholarship

11/15/21

$500

  • Squad must be participating in NCHSAA Invitational Event the year of application
  • Must show good character, sound academics, good sportsmanship, and school spirit.
  • Opens September 1

NCHSAA Cheerleading Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

11/18/21

Up to $55,000

  • Exceptional Academics, Service, Leadership
  • Financial need: Up to $95,000 family income
  • Plan to enroll full-time in Fall 2022
  • Uses Common App
  • Official HS Transcript
  • 3.5 Unweighted GPA or higher
  • Opens September 1st

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

UNCF Jack & Jill of America Foundation Scholarship

11/26/19

Up to $2,500

  • African American
  • Have 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Plan to attend a 4 year university        

UNCF Jack & Jill Scholarship

US Hispanic Leadership Institute

11/30/21

$1,000

  • Plan to enroll full time to a 2 yr or 4 yr school
  • One parent must be of Hispanic ancestry
  • Non-US citizens eligible to apply (DACA or undocumented)
  • Can be up to age 25 to apply

US Hispanic Leadership Institute

Dell Scholars

12/1/21

Up to $20,000

  • US Citizen
  • Part of Gear Up or Upward Bound
  • 2.4 GPA
  • Pell Grant eligible
  • Planning to attend a 4 year college
  • Opens October 1st

Dell Scholars

National Honor Society

12/1/21

Varies

  • Senior
  • Active member of NH
  • Opens October 1st

National Honor Society

Generation Google Scholarship

12/10/21

$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

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship

12/15/21

$1,000

  • High School Senior or Undergraduate Student
  • Life has been changed due to car accident
  • Injury can be their own or a loved one

Derrick Law Firm Scholarship

AXA Achievement Scholarship

12/15/19

Up to $25,000

  • US Citizen, a Legal Resident, or claiming residency in the United States
  • Plan to enroll full time at 2 or 4 yr college
  • Be a Senior in HS
  • Show achievement in school, your community, or work-related activities        

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

12/17/21

$20,000

  • Entering college in Fall 2022
  • Currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident
  • Not an employee of Foot Locker, nor is a family member.

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Free Speech Essay Contest

12/31/21

Up to $10,000

  • Open to Juniors & Seniors
  • Essay with 800 to 1,00 words based on prompt on website
  • Opens Sept 2021

FIRE's Free Speech Essay Contest

Burger King Scholars

12/31/21

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

12/31/21

$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

Transgender First Scholarship

12/31/21

$2,500

  • Identify as Transgender or Non-Binary
  • Plan to pursue a degree, or currently pursuing a degree at an accredited a US post-secondary institution
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be a US Citizen

Transgender First Scholarship

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

1/6/22

$10,000

  • Demonstrates: Leadership, Drive, Integrity, & Citizenship
  • US Citizen
  • High School Senior
  • Plan to attend 4 yr college

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Ron Brown Scholarship Program

1/9/22

$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

Live Mas Scholarship

1/11/22

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

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

1/12/22

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
  • Opens Sept 1

Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

1/13/22

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

JFK Courage Essay Contest

1/14/22

Up to $10,000

  • HS Student
  • Essay must be no more than 1,000 words, but at least 700
  • John F Kennedy, Robert F Kennedy, and Edward M Kennedy are not allowed to be subjects
  • Must use 5 resources & cite them
  • Opens September 1

JFK Courage Essay Contest

Diversity Advancement Scholarship

1/14/22

$20,000

  • US Citizen or Permanent Residents
  • Planning to enroll in an NAAB accredited architecture program

Diversity Advancement Scholarship

Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship

1/14/22

$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 Hispanic College Fund

1/15/22

$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
  • Have unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Opens 11/1

NC Hispanic College Fund

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

1/15/22

Varies

  • Must collect certain amount of pints of blood to be entered in the scholarship drawing        
  • Begins on December 15, 2021

American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

Woodmen Life Scholarship

1/17/22

Varies

  • Plan to attend a 2 yr or 4 yr college
  • Be a member of Woodmen Life for at least 3 years
  • Strong emphasis on Community Service        
  • Opens November 1st

Woodmen Life Scholarship

National Beta Scholarship

1/20/22

$1,000- $15,000

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

National Beta Scholarship Program

NC Teaching Fellows

1/24/22

$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

NC Teaching Fellows

Harry Clarke Memorial Scholarship - Harry W. Clarke Award

1/26/22

$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 DPrograms – Harry W. Clarke ...

Harry Clarke Memorial Scholarship - William A. Hart Award

1/26/22

$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 ...

WNC Regional Scholarships

1/26/22

$1,000

  • HS Senior
  • Academic ability (based off GPA & SAT/ACT test scores)
  • Financial Need
  • Community Service
  • Strong moral character        

WNC Regional Scholarships

Captain John Gardner, USMC Vietnam Veteran Memorial Scholarship

1/26/22

$1,000

  • Demonstrated Need
  • Enrolling Full Time
  • Attending 2 or 4 year school

Captain John Gardner Scholarship

Calvin Coolidge Scholars

1/26/22

Full Ride

  • Enroll full-time at a 4 year college in Fall 2023
  • US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
  • HS Junior
  • Meet selection criteria

Coolidge Scholars

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

1/26/22

$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.
  • Opens September 9th

APIASF Scholarship

Opportunity Scholarship from The Dream.US

1/31/22

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

Opportunity Scholarship

NC DAR Cordon Street Endowment Scholarship

1/31/21

Up to $2,000

  • Plan to attend a 2 yr or 4 yr college
  • US Citizen
  • Must be sponsored by a NCSDAR Chapter        

NC DAR Cordon Street Endowment Scholarship

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

1/31/22

$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

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

1/31/22

Full Tuition

  • US Citizen
  • Unweighted GPA of 3.0 of higher
  • Be accepted to one of the HBCU’s the program partners with
  • Study agriculture, food science, or similar major
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service

National Scholars Program

Crumley Roberts Scholarship

1/31/22

$2,500

  • Must attend NC High School
  • Plan to attend 4 year college/university in the Fall
  • 2 Recommendation Letters
  • Opens November 1st

Crumley Roberts Scholarship

DAR Scholarship Database

1/31/22

Varies

  • US Citizen
  • Plan to attend an accredited college/university in US
  • More information about individual scholarships can be found on the website.
  • https://dar.academicworks.com/ 
  • Opens 11/1

DAR Scholarship Committee

Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholarship

2/1/21

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

McDonald’s HACER Scholarship

2/3/22

Up to $100,000

  • HS Senior
  • US Legal Resident
  • Younger than 21
  • Have at least a 2.8 GPA
  • Plan to attend a 2 or 4 yr college full time
  • Have at least 1 parent of Hispanic heritage
  • Opens October 5th

HACER Scholarship

AMS Minority Scholarship

2/4/22

$6,000

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Pursuing career in atmospheric, oceanic and hydrologic sciences (Marine Biology is not eligible)
  • Unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher

AMS Minority Scholarship

Elk Legacy Award

2/7/22

$4,000

  • Child or grandchild of living Elk who joined on or before April 1, 2018
  • HS Senior
  • Opens September 1st

Elk Legacy Award

NCAE MLK Jr. Scholarship

2/7/22

$500

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

MLK Jr. Scholarship

Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

2/8/22

$1,500

  • Must be a male senior on varsity wrestling team or female senior on varsity cross country team to apply
  • Opens September 1st

Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

Pat Gainey Student Award

2/8/22

$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
  • Opens September 1st

Pat Gainey Student Award

Wilburn Clary Medal Award

2/8/22

$2,000

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

Wilburn Clary Medal Award

Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship

2/8/22

$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).
  • Opens September 1st

Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Matthew Gradziadei Achievement Scholarship

2/10/21

$1,500

  • NC Student with a disability
  • Committee is looking for:
  • Determination
  • Perseverance
  • Persistence
  • Dedication
  • Confidence
  • Motivation
  • Fortitude
  • Accomplishment        

MGA Scholarship

AOPA Foundation Scholarship

2/11/22

$10,000

  • Member of AOPA
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Ages 15 to 18 years old
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Taken and passed the FAA Private Pilot written exam.

AOPA Scholarship

NC Veterans Scholarship for Children of Wartime Veterans

2/14/22

Up to Full Tuition

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

.NC Veterans Affairs Scholarships

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

2/15/22

$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 2020
  • US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or DACA
  • Complete FAFSA (if applicable)

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Youth Foundation Scholarship

2/28/22

$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.
  • Opens Feb 1st

Youth Foundation

Hmong Student Assoc. of Carolina

2/28/22

$500

  • NC Resident
  • Identify as Hmong
  • Be in HS class of 2022
  • Plan to enroll in either a 2 yr or 4 yr college in NC for Fall 2022

HSAC Scholarship

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

2/28/22

Up to $40,000

  • Must be graduating with Class of 2022
  • More challenges you complete, the more money you have the chance of earning

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

Bridging the Dream Scholarship

2/28/22

Up to $10,000

  • HS Senior
  • Full time student during 2022-2023
  • Plan to attend 2 year, 4 year, or trade school
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Pell-grant eligible
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Bridging the Dream

Completing the Dream Gap Scholarship

2/28/22

Up to $2,500

  • Full time student during 2022-2023
  • Plan to attend 2 year, 4 year, or trade school
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Completing the Gap Scholarship

Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship

3/1/21

$2,000

  • Graduating from NC public high school
  • Enrolling in a four year college in Fall 2021
  • Top 10% of Class
  • SAT Score of 1290 or higher, ACT composite score of 27 or higher (waived due to pandemic)
  • Financial Need

Mary Rose Memorial Scholarship

Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship

3/1/21

$2,000

  • Graduating from NC public high school
  • Enrolling in a four year college in Fall 2021
  • Top 10% of class
  • SAT Score of 1220 or higher, ACT composite score of 25 or higher (waived due to pandemic)
  • Financial Need

Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship

Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship

3/1/21

$2,000

  • Top 20% of class
  • SAT score of 1220 or higher, or ACT composite score of 25 or higher (waived due to pandemic)
  • Financial Need
  • Majoring in Fine Arts
  • Planning to attend a four year college in Fall 2021

Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship

EEqual Scholarship

3/1/22

Up to $8,000

  • Legal resident of US (not required to be a citizen)
  • 16 to 23 years old
  • Have unweighted GPA of 2.0 of higher
  • Senior
  • Have financial need or identify as McKinney Vento student
  • Opens November 1

EEqual Scholarship

Golden Leaf Scholarship

3/1/22

Up to $12,000

  • Plans to attend a 2 or 4 year NC college
  • Available January

Golden LEAF Scholars Programs - CFNC - Paying For College

Microsoft Disability Scholarship

3/1/21

$5,000

  • HS Senior
  • Plan to enter technology industry
  • Be living with a disability as defined by WHO 
  • Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college
  • Have financial need
  • 3.0 GPA or higher

Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation- Undergraduate/

Associate

3/1/22

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
  • 2020 AGI must be under $109,000
  • Planning to attend college on College Navigator in Fall 2021
  • Opens 1/1

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Marine Corps Scholarship- CTE

3/2/21

Up to $10,000

  • 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
  • 2020 AGI must be under $106,000
  • Planning to attend college on College Navigator in Fall 2021

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation- CTE

Create A Greeting Card Scholarship

3/2/22

$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

Doodle for Google Scholarship

3/4/22

Up to $30,000

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

Doodle for Google

Asheville Wilbert Vault Service Scholarship

3/14/22

$2,000

  • Plans to study funeral service industry
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Performance

Asheville Wilbert Vault Service Scholarship

Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship

3/15/22

$1,000

  • Male or female athlete
  • Honors those that have overcome adversity and exceed beyond expectations in their athletics.
  • Opens September 1st

Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship

Horatio Alger- State Scholarship

3/15/22

Up to $10,000

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

Horatio Alger Scholarship- State

Horatio Alger- National Scholarship

3/15/22

Up to $25,000

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

Horatio Alger Scholarship- National

Sparkling Ice Flavorful Future Scholarship

3/16/22

$5,000

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • HS Senior
  • Have at least a 2.5 or higher unweighted GPA
  • Plan to enroll in a 2 yr or 4 yr school in Fall 2022

Flavorful Future Scholarship

Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship

3/21/22

$5,000

  • US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or DACA
  • Unweighted GPA of at least 3.0
  • Plan to study Culinary Arts at a 2 yr or 4 yr school
  • Willing to do 10 hours per months of community service

Goya Culinary Arts Scholarship

NC Retail Merchants Association Scholarship

3/25/22

$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

3/25/22

$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
  • Apply July 1 after graduation

NC Education & Training Voucher

Cobell Scholarship

3/31/22

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

Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship

3/31/22

varies

  • Full time student
  • Attending ASE/NATEF certified automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair program

Automotive Scholarship

Foster Care to Success Scholarship (ETV Program)

3/31/22

Up to $5,000

  • Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted
  • Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply if they have not previously received scholarship funding from Foster Care to Success
  • Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States.  U.S. citizenship is not required.
  • Have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other postsecondary school

Foster Care to Success Scholarship

Nuts, Bolts, & Thingamajigs Scholarship

3/31/22

Up to $3,500

  • Can be for a trade, community college, or 4 year university
  • Must plan to study approved major
  • 2.5 GPA for trade/community college, 3.0 GPA for university
  • Plan to enter career involved with manufacturing
  • Opens 1/1

Nuts & Bolts Foundation

Blacks at Microsoft

3/31/21

$20,000

  • HS Senior of African descent
  • Plan to attend 4 year college/university
  • Majoring in: Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Business Programs such as Finance, Business Administration, or Marketing.
  • Have 3.3 GPA or higher
  • Financial Need Shown

BAM Scholarship

ICES Bridging Cultures Scholarship

4/1/22

Up to $3,000

  • HS Student
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Write essay on topic given

Bridging Cultures Scholarship

Instapot Zest for Cooking Scholarship

4/1/21

$1,125

  • Passion for cooking
  • US Citizen or permanent resident

Zest for Life Scholarship

NCHSAA Lacrosse Scholarship

4/2/21

$500

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

NCHSAA Lacrosse Scholarship

Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship

4/5/22

$1,000

  • Senior male
  • Played lacrosse at varsity level
  • Must plan to attend college/university
  • Opens September 1st         

Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship

UNCF STEM Scholars Program

4/3/20

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

Diabetes Scholars

4/6/21

Varies

  • HS senior with Type 1 diabetes
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Not based on financial need
  • Community service, academics

Diabetes Scholars

We Are the Students Essay Scholarship

4/15/22

Varies

  • Write Essay that is published on website.
  • Opens 12/15

We Are the Students Essay Contest Scholarship

NC Society of Accountants

4/15/21

$1,000

  • 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
  • NC Resident        

NC Accountant Scholarship

Exceptional Youth Scholarship

4/15/21

$10,000

  • HS Senior
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Completed community service or volunteered
  • US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

Exceptional Youth Scholarship

Lewis & Keller Champion Scholarship

4/30/21

$1,000

  • Accepted or attending a 2 or 4 year NC college
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Champion Scholarship

Shawn Carter Scholarship

4/30/21

Varies

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • 25 or younger
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Financial Need
  • Opens April 1st

Shawn Carter 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

Richard G Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship

5/2/22

$5,000

  • 3.0 GPA of higher
  • Complete FAFSA
  • HS Senior
  • Plans to major in journalism        

Richard Zimmerman Scholarship

Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. Scholarship

5/5/21

$500

  • Survivor of childhood cancer or blood disorder

Faith, Hope, and Love Jesus, Inc. Scholarship

Frontline Families Scholarship

5/8/21

$1,000

  • Have a parent or guardian who has been on the frontline this past year
  • Currently a high school student

Frontline Families Scholarship

Stop the Bleed National Scholarship

5/8/21

Up to $3,000

  • Current high school student

Stop the Bleed National Scholarship

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

Nordson Builds Scholarship

5/15/22

Up to $10,000

  • HS Senior
  • Planning to attend a postsecondary non-profit institution
  • Majoring in STEM or Business, planning a career in manufacturing
  • Must complete a FAFSA

Nordson BUILDS Scholarship

B Davis Scholarship

5/21/22

$1,000

  • HS Junior or Senior
  • Essay needs to less than 1,000 words

B Davis Scholarship

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth

5/28/21

$1,000

  • 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

PB & J Scholarship

5/31/22

Up to $1,000

  • Must have experienced a challenge in life that may not have allowed you to perform as well academically, but you still have the drive to succeed.
  • HS Senior
  • Going to a 2 or 4 year college in US

PB & J Scholarship

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

5/31/21

Varies

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

American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc .College Book Scholarship

5/31/21

Varies

  • HS Senior
  • Identify as a women or non-binary
  • Come from marginalized backgrounds
  • Academic achievement, community service, and leadership potential will be considered

Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. Book Scholarship

NC Child Support College Scholarship

6/5/21

$500

  • HS Senior
  • One parent must be a member of either the:
  • NC Child Support Council
  • Client of the Child Support Program (through Child Support Services or Clerk of Court)
  • Resident of NC
  • Plan to attend a community college or university in NC
  • Have at least a 2.0 GPA (C average)

NC Child Support Scholarship

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

6/12/22

$1,000

  • Be a high school junior or senior
  • Write an essay on the topic given

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

ECU Hmong Student Association Scholarship

6/14/21

$500

  • NC Resident
  • Unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • HS Senior
  • Must be planning to attending a 2 or 4 year college in NC
  • Be of Hmong descent

ECU HSA Scholarship

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

6/14/20 (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

AmericanMuscle’s Student Scholarship Program

6/15/21

$2,500

  • Plan to enroll full time
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in automotive or related field

AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship

WebstaurantStore Scholarship

6/22/22

$5,000

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

WebstaurantStore Scholarship

Webstaurant Store Diversity Scholarship

6/22/22

$5,000

  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • Enrolled part or full -time or plan to enroll in culinary art school
  • Have 2.5 or higher GPA
  • 2 years experience in restaurant/hospitality industry

Webstaurant Store Diversity Scholarship

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

Epilepsy Reach Education Scholarship Program

6/30/21

$1,000

  • Legal resident of US
  • Reside in or attending a educational institution in an underserved community in the Southeast US
  • Diagnosed with epilepsy by certified physician or have immediate family member
  • Seeking a degree
  • Graduating from high school in 2021

Epilepsy Scholarship

Wells Fargo Scholarship for People with Disabilities

6/30/21

Up to $2,500

  • Have identified disability
  • Have unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be a high school senior
  • Plan to enroll at a 2 yr or 4 yr college

Wells Fargo Scholarship

Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship Application

6/30/21

Up to $2,500

  • US Citizen
  • HS Senior
  • 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 Feb 15th

Horatio Alger Scholarship- CTE

Asheville Latin Americans Achieving Success WNC College Scholarship

7/1/21

$600

  • Undocumented or DACA receiptent Latinx student
  • Attending WNC college or university
  • Does not qualify for Pell Grant

Achieving Success WNC College Scholarship

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

7/1/21

$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

High School Super Senior Scholarship

7/3/20

$5,000

  • Enrolled in high school
  • Going to a 2 or 4 year college part time or full time
  • At least 16 years old
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or higher

HS Super Senior Scholarship

Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award

7/15/21

$5,000

  • 27 years old or younger
  • Demonstrates a passion for the arts as a vehicle for their own HIV/AIDS community activism/expression
  • Currently a HS student or undergraduate student

Mary Bowman Scholarship

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship

7/15/21

$5,000

  • 27 years old or younger
  • Demonstrate an active commitment to mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS
  • Currently HS senior or undergraduate student
  • Completed community service

Pedro Zamora Scholarship

Perry, Bundy, Plyer, & Long, LLP Scholarship

7/31/21

$500

  • Merit based
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Answer essay question
  • Attending college Fall 2021

Perry, Bundy, Plyer, & Long, LLP Scholarship

Inheritance of Hope

Varies

Varies

  • Database of scholarships for students who have lost a parent.

Inheritance of Hope Scholarships

Charity Smith Memorial Fund

Varies

Varies

  • Database of scholarships that have been left by memorial funds.

Charity Smith Memorial Funds

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