Name of ScholarshipDue DateNotesAmount
Golden Door Scholars10/1/2023Applicants must have one of the following documentation or immigration statuses:

Undocumented, foreign-born people who do not possess a valid visa or other recognized immigration documentation in the United States

Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

U-1 visa

Pending Asylum case open with USCIS

Pending Refugee status

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

Applicants must have high financial need.

Applicants can be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, current college/community college students, or obtained a GED (General Education Development) certificate from a United States Program.

Applicants must live in the United States for at least four (4) years before applying for the Golden Door Scholarship.

For high school seniors, applicants must have an unweighted high school GPA of 3.2.

For college transfers, applicants must have a college GPA of 3.0 and a high school GPA of 3.2 or a GED.

Please note that US citizens and permanent residents are NOT eligible for the Golden Door Scholarship.Golden Door Scholars provides DACAmented & undocumented students with the financial aid and support needed to invest in their education and define their futures. More than scholarships, GDS is a vibrant and determined community that offers comprehensive support including career readiness programs, mentorship, and intentional programming, going beyond financial assistance.
Full Tuition+
Morehead Cain - UNC-CH10/1/2023We provide a four-year, fully funded educational experience for exceptional student leaders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Applicants are selected based on Leadership, Scholarship, Character, and Physical Vigor. Full Scholarship +
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship10/2/2023The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students in their final year of high school. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.$20,000
AES Engineering Scholarship10/8/2023Scholarship Criteria
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
The Chancellor's Science Scholars Program at UNC- Chapel Hill10/15/2023The Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program (CSS) aims to produce exceptional scientists by bringing together talented students from every background and supporting them as they pursue academic excellence, engage in cutting-edge research, build a collaborative community, and promote inclusion and equity for all. Students selected for CSS receive an annual scholarship of $10,000 for four years, intensive mentorship and academic advising, access to meaningful research opportunities, a cohort of like-minded peers with dreams of solving the world’s pressing problems, and preparation for graduate/professional school.$40,000
WTS Advancing Women Advancing Transportation Scholarships10/15/2023Each year the WTS NC Triangle Chapter awards scholarships to women at high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels who are interested in pursuing careers in transportation. Our chapter offers six local scholarships for women seeking both undergraduate and graduate degrees. varies
Heisman Scholarship10/17/2023The Heisman Trophy Trust program honors hundreds of the nation’s most accomplished, community-minded high school senior athletes each year. This year, the college scholarship amounts have been doubled, increasing support for each student-athlete’s education.$1000-$10,000
John M. Belk Scholarship - Davidson College (Please see Mr. Haymore if you are interested in being nominated)11/1/2023Recognizes powerful students with demonstrated academic excellence, integrity, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take risks, and potential to be change agents in both their local and global communities.
Covers comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, food, and housing) for four years, plus $6,000 in special opportunity stipends.
Full Tuition+
Levine Scholars - UNC-Charlote11/1/2023No limit to the number of school nominees. Please let Mr. Haymore know if you are interested in being nominated.The Levine Scholars Program seeks exceptional high school seniors who demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge and possess a capacity for ethical leadership. The program takes the brightest, most capable students and gives them the tools, resources and environment they need to explore the world around them, engage deeply in their communities and excel across discipline. Levine Scholars receive an award that covers four years of tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees. Scholars also receive a grant to implement a service project of their own design, four summer experiences including study abroad and pre-professional internships, and access to a professional development fund. The total value of this four-year scholarship is estimated at $105,000 for in-state students and $155,000 for out-of-state students. Applicant ProfileFull Scholarship +
Park Scholarship - NCSU11/1/2023Park Scholars are intellectually curious students who think critically and seek learning experiences outside the classroom. They listen well, lead by example, take risks, and champion original ideas. Park Scholars dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in their communities while demonstrating integrity, honesty, and conscientiousness.Full Tuition+
Chick-Fil-A Scholars Program11/2/2023Applicants to the Chick-fil-A Community Scholars Program must:

Reside in the United States (U.S.) or Canada
Be current high school seniors/students in their final year of upper or higher secondary school, college/university undergraduate (including CEGEP students) or graduate students or planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university (or equivalent), or full-time study at a vocational-technical school or CEGEP institution for the upcoming academic year
Be involved in community service, extracurricular activities and/or a leadership role in the twelve (12) months prior to application deadline (for example,volunteering for non-profits, helping others less fortunate, tutoring/mentoring, etc.)
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
Chick-fil-A Team Members are not eligible to apply. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

Activities, awards, and honors
Community service/volunteering
Letter(s) of recommendation (1 page maximum)
Financial need
Up to $25,000
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) 2022 Youth Awards educational grants program11/13/2023Applicants and recipients will become part of HHF’s network of 200,000+ professionals and funneled into its cycle of leadership pipeline, where we meet America's priorities in the classroom and workforce.

To be considered, students must meet the following criteria:
Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2023
Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2023-2024
Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
If selected, attendance at the virtual ceremony is mandatory
Robertson Scholars Leadership Program (UNC and Duke)11/15/2023Students must apply for undergraduate admission to Duke and/or UNC-Chapel Hill the same year they apply to the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program.
Students must apply to the school(s) of their choice by the respective Early or Regular deadlines.
Admission to Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill are separate processes. All forms and correspondence dealing with admission to these institutions should go directly to their respective Offices of Undergraduate Admissions.
Full Tuition+
CapCut Meme Master Scholarship11/30/2023This scholarship is open to all students at any education level.$500
JAH Scholarship for Art12/1/2023Any high school student who has non-profit or volunteering experience and is studying the arts (music, visual arts, dance, theatre, and film) in North Carolina may apply for this scholarship.$1,500
Vickie Drum Memorial Scholarship12/1/2023Any female students with a child in pursuit of an undergraduate degree.$1,500
McGovern Legacy Scholarship12/6/2023Any high school student who is in foster care or aged out of foster care is elgible to apply for this scholarship.$1,000
Fidelity Scholars1/11/2024The Fidelity Scholars Program combines a generous annual needs-based scholarship with robust wrap-around services that support students’ persistence to degree or certificate attainment. The program is working to identify and support approximately 2,500 talented students from Fidelity’s geographical priority areas in the United States. For year 2023-2024, the program will focus on students from Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas and Washington, DC. The program is open to historically underserved and underrepresented students ages 16 to 24 who are permanent residents of Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, North Carolina, New Jersey, Texas, and the District of Columbia.
Eligibility Requirements -2.5 – 3.5 unweighted GPA or GED
-Pell eligible and/or demonstrate financial need
-Attend as an incoming 2024-25 freshman at a 4-year accredited college or university in the state that you reside
-Student applicants must come from underrepresented populations and historically underserved communities who have faced systemic barriers and challenges to economic mobility. We specifically encourage students from -Black, Latino, Native American (with documented tribal affiliation) and underrepresented Asian American/Pacific Islander heritage to apply.
2024 KPMG Future Leaders Program2/1/2024The KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative designed to increase the diversity pipeline of women in business and STEM fields. Funded by the proceeds from the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, the KPMG Future Leaders Program annually awards 22 deserving female high school seniors the opportunity to enhance their personal growth throughout their college experience with annual scholarships, ongoing development and support, mentorship and an introduction to golf. Since the program's inception in 2016, more than $5.3 million in scholarships have been awarded to 166 KPMG Future Leaders.$10,000
CTFCU Legacy Scholarship Opportunities2/1/2024Scholarship Eligibility:
Applicant must be a CTFCU member, in good standing
Must possess a minimum GPA of 3.0
Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student
Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited university, college, or community college
Previous winners can apply again if all eligibility requirements are met
Science Olympiad Founder's Scholarships2/1/2024The 2024 application will be open to Class of 2024 graduating high school SENIORS ONLY who participated on a registered Division C Science Olympiad team during the 2023-2024 season; coaches may be contacted for verification. We suggest previewing the three questions below and preparing 1,000-character maximum answers ahead of time. Each student may only submit one entry; once your entry is submitted, it is considered final. No person may submit an entry on your behalf. Application opens February 2024.varies
Careers in Conservation Scholarship Program2/2/2024This scholarship program aims to increase the number of professionals working in the field of natural resource management. Scholarships will be awarded to students at NC colleges and universities who are currently enrolled in, or have firm plans to pursue, a college degree in natural resource management or other closely related fields. Students can receive up to $1,000 per year, and it is renewable upon re-application.$1,000
Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship2/5/2024The Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship (FKMS) honors the memory of the first president of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina, Florence Hill Kidder.

Six scholarships will be awarded in one year: First place - $3,000, second place - $1,000, third place - $800 and three fourth places - $400.
Scholarships are not renewable.
Awarded to a high school senior who plans to attend a post-secondary institution in North Carolina.
To be considered, a candidate must:

Be a North Carolina high school senior who is planning on matriculating into a postsecondary program in North Carolina beginning in the fall of 2024.
SECU People Helping People Scholarship: Please email Mr. Haymore for the application if you want to apply. (Wake STEM has an internal deadline)2/21/2024Current senior at a North Carolina
public high school
• SECU member or eligible for
membership through a parent/
• North Carolina resident and
eligible for in-state tuition
• Accepted to attend one of the 16
UNC system universities as a fulltime undergraduate
• Demonstrated scholastic
achievement with a 2.5 or
higher unweighted GPA on
a 4.0 scale
• Exhibited leadership,
excellence of character,
integrity, and community
• Filed FAFSA as part of the
$1,250 per semester for up to 8 semesters
Florida State University Service Scholars Program2/23/2024The Service Scholar program is a four-year, comprehensive, co-curricular program. Service Scholars will complete a minimum of 75 service hours per semester (45 hours for first-semester first-year students) while maintaining a 2.75 GPA, participate in individual and group service projects, attend monthly program meetings, receive and provide peer mentorship, engage in coursework tailored to each year in the program, and promote community participation among their peers. The program includes an annual $4,500 scholarship, which is automatically renewed each year, provided requirements are met. For many Scholars, the program becomes a second family – a supportive community of service-minded student leaders.$4,500
Jack and Jill of America Capital City Chapter Scholarship2/28/2024Eligibility: Open to African-American high school seniors in Wake County with a 2.5+ G.P.A. attending an accredited college or univerity in the fall of 2024.
Joanne Pransky Celebration of Women in Robotics2/29/24Eligibility: Any female-identifying high school students who is interested in working in robotics may apply for this scholarship.$3,000
The Dream.US National Scholarship2/29/2024Applications are open to undocumented immigrant students with or without DACA or TPS who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before Nov. 1, 2018. The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees at one of our Partner Colleges up to a maximum of $33,000 for a bachelor’s degree.

Some Scholars may receive an additional stipend for books, supplies, and transportation for up to $6,000. While we consider your GPA, we place great emphasis on your dedication to community service and your commitment to academic and career success despite the barriers and challenges that undocumented students face daily.

The award follows students through the completion of a bachelor’s degree and is renewable each year – Recipients must meet the continuing eligibility criteria and renew the award each summer.
Foundation645.com3/1/2024Be a degree-seeking, full-time student enrolling in a U.S. accredited university in Fall 2024 as a Freshman or transferring from a community college
Identify as Asian American / Pacific Islander
Have a track record of involvement and interest in AAPI communities, issues, or causes
Have demonstrated financial need for the scholarship
Be a US citizen, resident, or foreign national. Undocumented students are also welcome to apply.
Possibilities in Tech Scholarship3/1/2024
High school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university in the United States to complete a degree in Computer Science or Computer Programming (or similar) are invited to apply. This scholarship is specifically for people from underrepresented populations as defined by the following criteria: I have not yet started a full-time college program.
I plan to begin my degree at a full time at a not-for-profit, accredited college or university in the United States starting in Fall 2024.
I am planning to complete a degree in Computer Science or Computer Programming (or similar) with hopes of working in an engineering-related role after college.
I am excited for the opportunity to travel (expenses paid) to participate in experiential learning 1-2x per year including in the summer throughout the four-year program.
I am excited to participate in community building and career development events during college.
I am committed to bringing my unique experiences and perspectives to future tech big dreamers.
AND one or more of these statements apply to me:

I am the first generation in my family to pursue higher education at a four-year institution.
I am Black or Latino.
I am Native or Indigenous.
I am transgender, non-binary, a woman or otherwise hold a marginalized gender.
I am disabled.
I am queer.
I am a dedicated ally to, and have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of opportunities for, the above historically marginalized groups.
Financial need will be a one of a variety of factors considered for selection. Financial need is not a requirement for eligibility but will be considered in overall candidacy.
$5000 per semestser or $40,000 total
Wosilat Foundation Scholarship3/1/2024Eligibility: Must be a senior from a Wake County Public High School class of 2024. Must be accepted into and planning to attend an HBCU in the fall of 2024. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Must be majoring in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Mathematics) field. Preference will be given to students majoring in Computer Science and Computer Engineering.$1,200
Triangle Community Foundation Scholarships3/6/2024There are many scholarships at this one site. These are specifically for Triangle area students. You must create a new account to view the scholarfship list.Varies
Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships3/8/2024Over $20M of funding for 2023-2024 scholarships has been awarded, enabling over 2K students to stay in school.

TMCF Scholarships are designed to relieve the financial burden of students attending a TMCF member school or other eligible accredited colleges or universities. The scholarship process is highly competitive. Most scholarships are one-time, non-renewable scholarships unless otherwise indicated.

Scholarships are given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, or national origin.
National Panhellenistic Scholarships3/10/2024The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) is made up of 26 inter/national sororities and is the largest advocacy and support organization for the women’s-only sorority experience. NPC plans to award 10 college scholarships of US$2,000 each through our NPC Centennial Scholarships Program. Female students only.$2,000
NC Community Foundation Scholarships3/15/2024The North Carolina Community Foundation partners with donors to administer nearly 150 scholarship funds for the benefit of students across the state.

All of our scholarship opportunities are established through specific funds established at NCCF with criteria determined by the donor. In 2023, we awarded nearly $1.3 million in scholarships to over 300 students.

Most NCCF scholarships will open for 2024 applications on Jan. 16 and close on March 15.

Whether you are applying for a scholarship, serving as a scholarship administrator or are the recipient of a scholarship, we are committed to providing the tools and information you need to make the process a smooth one for you.
NCCU Raleigh Wake Alumni Chapter Scholarship (more information here)3/15/2024Eligibility: Any Wake County high school senior who has been admitted to NCCU.$1,000
Wake Electric - Fred M. Alford and Touchstone Energy Scholarships3/15/2024Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) – Requirements include:

Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of an active Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
Must be a high school graduating senior (cannot already be attending college)
Must pursue a four-year undergraduate baccalaureate degree at an accredited institution in North Carolina
Touchstone Energy Scholarship ($1,250) – Requirements include:

Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of an active Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
Must use these funds at a North Carolina college or university, community college, vocational or technical school
Applicants can be a high school graduating senior or already enrolled full-time in a university, community college, vocational or technical school
$1250 - 2000
Cary Women's Club Scholarship3/20/2024Varies
Hugh Morson Memorial Scholarship Fund3/28/2024Scholarship Information Be high school seniors or college students.
Be residents of the city of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Demonstrate financial need.
Demonstrate academic achievement.
Plan to attend full-time an accredited public or private, four-year college or university located in the United States.

Additional Desired Qualifications:
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a weighed GPA scale.

Scholarship specifics
This scholarship is for one year only; however, current recipients may reapply and be considered for additional funding along with other new applicants. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time.
See your guidance counselor for additional information.
Robert N. Styres Scholarship If you are interested in being our school's nominee, please email Mr. Haymore with your interest by Thursday, March 28, 2024.3/28/2024The Robert N. Styres Scholarship is awarded annually to a Wake County Public High School graduate to attend a college, university or community college of the student's choice, and is renewable for four years.

Since 2000 the Scholarship has awarded over $270,000 to 29 students. Currently, six recipients are on track to complete four years of college.

While academic achievement is important, the Scholarship is not necessarily intended for a student with a high grade-point average, but rather for a student who may have overcome some adversity along the way.
Greater Impact Scholarship 3/31/24The Beta Lambda Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated and the BLS Charitable Foundation are excited to offer you the opportunity to win one of three Greater Impact Scholarships being awarded at the end of the 2023-24 school year. You must be a young woman graduating from Wake County schools and planning to attend a four-year college/university or community college in Fall 2024 to be eligible.This is not your typical scholarship program. While strong academics and extracurricular activities will be considered, we are also looking for you to demonstrate your creativity and show that you are a civically and socially engaged young woman. Your opinions matter to us so we’ve developed four scholarship prompts with that mind:

With the upcoming Presidential election, what do you see as the biggest social issue that we need to address in this country?

If you were to take on a leadership role in North Carolina, what initiative would you create to support young women?

What is a challenge that you’ve had to overcome? How has that challenge fueled your goals for the future?

Our sorority slogan is “Greater Service, Greater Progress.” What does this slogan mean to you?

For your application, you may choose to write an essay or produce a video responding to one of the prompts. Your submission should include a clear and coherent message, knowledge about current events and key issues, and references to substantiate your ideas. Essays should be 2-4 pages, 12-point font, and double-spaced. Videos should be between 3-5 minutes long. A reference list is required for either response type.
Applicants will be required to sign in to Google to complete the application and upload their document/video. The deadline for completion is Sunday, March 31 at 11:59pm ET. Winners will be notified via the contact information provided during the application process, no later than Monday, April 15.
Hearing Loss Association of America Wake Chapter3/31/2024The $500 scholarship is for a high school senior with hearing loss who resides in Wake County and is seeking acceptance or has been accepted at an accredited university, college, community college or trade school. The only change in this year’s materials is the inclusion of “trade school” as an acceptable post-secondary destination for a scholarship applicant.

Applications will be accepted from January through March. We will announce one or more recipients in May. Applicants must have a moderate hearing loss or more and wear a hearing aid(s) and/or cochlear implant(s). Financial need is not a consideration. The scholarship is a one-time award and will be sent to the recipient when s/he begins classes.

By January these application materials also will be available on the HLAA Wake Chapter website at
Univision Scholarship3/31/2024$1,500
Men's College Scholarship4/1/2024The scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated an ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male, senior graduating high school who is enrolling in a four-year undergraduate college program that commences in the fall. The scholarship is awarded through the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence, a registered 501(c)3 organization. Current or future membership in a fraternity is not required.

Multiple scholarships will be awarded in amounts of $500-1,000 USD.
-Must be a graduating high school senior in the United States
-Must identify as male
-Must have access to a U.S. bank account (for direct fund deposit if selected)
RALEIGH-WAKE CHAPTER OF THE WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY4/1/2024Graduating senior from a Wake County High School who meets/provides the following:
• Minimum 2.7 grade point average (GPA)
• Official high school transcript (sealed)
• Score of at least 850 (composite) on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or 18 on the American
College Test (ACT), submit a copy of the score with the application
• Two (2) sealed letters of recommendation: One from a school official (principal/teacher/counselor,
etc.); one from an adult who is not a relative (pastor/other church official, employer, etc.)
• Personal Statement
Western Wake Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship4/1/2024Eligibility: Must reside in Wake Co., Verification of enrollment in college, completed application form, 500-700 wird answers to each question, 50 community serice hours within current acdemic semester and 150 community service hours during high school career, two letters of recommendation, completed reference form. For additional information or assistance please contact Scholarship Chair, Judith Monroe, at$varies
North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship4/5/2024At least one Parent must be a member of the North Carolina Child Support Council or a Client of the Child Support Program (either through IVD services or AOC Clerk of Court services).
2. The applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and a graduating high school Senior.
3. Applicant must have been accepted to a school of higher learning. Specifically, a College, University, Technical or Trade Institute. Applicants need to attach a copy of an acceptance letter. Payment of scholarship will only be made to a school of higher learning.
4. Applicant must have maintained a 2.5 unweighted GPA or above during his/her high school career
Wake NC Association of Educators Scholarsip4/15/2024Wake NCAE, the local chapter of NCAE, offers 10 $750 scholarships to HS seniors planning to attend college or trade school. Priority goes to those who are pursuing education as their major.$750
Raleigh Engineers Club Scholarship4/19/2024The winner will be selected from those applying, consisting of students from any Wake County high school, who meet the scholarship criteria and submit a complete application.

A complete application consists of:

The REC Scholarship Questionnaire
A pdf scan of your NCSU - College of Engineering Acceptance Letter
A pdf scan of your most current high school transcript
A Letter of Recommendation from a faculty member familiar with you*
2024 Future Educators Scholarship4/30/2024In order to be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be currently enrolled in and on track to graduate from a Wake County Public High School by the Spring of 2024
- Have demonstrated outstanding academic, leadership, and interpersonal skills during your high school career
- Have been accepted/applied to a four-year college or university with the goal of pursuing a bachelor's degree in
elementary education or a degree in a specific content area with a secondary education endorsement
- Be able to provide information highlighting your academic and extracurricular achievements/awards and
relevant work/volunteer experience
- Be able to submit two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, administrators, mentors, or work
supervisors that specifically address your skills, abilities, and enthusiasm for the pursuit of a career in education
- Submit your application by April 30th, 2024.
B. Davis Scholarship5/21/2024$1,000
Cat Zingano Overcoming Loss Scholarship7/20/2024Eligibility: Any student who is fighting through their own loss of a close family member, legal guardian or lovedone, and is in need of financial support for their education as they move forward.$10,000