|Name of Scholarship||Due Date||Notes||Amount|
|WebstaurantStore Diversity Scholarship||12/1/2022||This scholarship is open to students who are members of the following minority ethnic groups - American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander. Eligibility is dependent on current or future enrollment in a Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management program (including Culinary Schools). This includes high school seniors, GED students, and non-traditional learning students who plan to enroll in similar programs at the start of the next year. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher or 2 years of work experience in the restaurant or hospitality industries.||$5,000|
|Department of Defense SMART Scholarship||12/31/22||The DoD SMART scholarship program is accepting applications through December. This program is for students who have earned a year’s worth of college credit and covers full tuition, stipend, books, etc. for students pursuing STEM degrees and can be awarded for multiple years, all the way through a graduate degree program. Upon graduation, recipients work for the Department of Defense for every year that they received a scholarship. Application must be started by Dec. 1, 2022.||Full Tuition+ Forgivable Loan|
|North Carlina Teaching Fellows||1/10/23||Be accepted to enroll in an approved educator preparation program leading to initial licensure in an eligible area at one of the eight Teaching Fellows partner institutions.|
Be one of the following:
A North Carolina high school senior
A student applying to transfer to an educator preparation program at one of the eight Teaching Fellows partner institutions
A student already enrolled at one of the eight Teaching Fellows partner institutions who transitions into an educator preparation program
An individual with a bachelor’s degree pursuing preparation for teacher licensure at one of the eight Teaching Fellows partner institutions
Minimum Academic Requirements
High school applicants or applicants with fewer than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0. While not required, we strongly encourage applicants to submit an SAT and/or ACT score.
Applicants with more than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum of a 2.7 cumulative GPA.
Be willing to teach in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) or special education licensure area in a North Carolina public school, traditional or charter.
Students already currently enrolled in an educator preparation program are not eligible to be considered for a Teaching Fellows award.
|$4250 Per Semester: Teaching Fellows Awards are Forgivable Loans. Students get 1 year of loan forgiveness for 1 year of work in a NC Public School.Terms of Loan Forgiveness:|
The loan principal and any accrued interest may be forgiven if, within 10 years after graduation from a program leading to teaching licensure, the Fellow serves as a teacher in a qualified position:
in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) or special education licensure area as identified by the NC Superintendent of Public Instruction
at a North Carolina traditional or charter public school
One academic year’s loan will be forgiven for:
1 year of employment at a NC public school identified as low-performing, or
2 years of employment at a NC public school not identified as low-performing
|TheDream.Us Scholarship||1/31/23||The Opportunity Scholarship is for students who live in targeted, locked-out states where they cannot get in-state tuition. Your eligibility for both is based on where you live. Applications are open to immigrant students with or without DACA or TPS who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before Nov. 1, 2017 and be admitted to one of our Opportunity Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship. The Scholarship is for up to $80,000 to cover tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals for a bachelor’s degree.||$80,000|
|Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship||2/15/23||The 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. Application Procedure|
A completed application form answering all questions and supplying all requested documents.
An original essay of 500 to 700 words on the subject below.
|First place - $3,000, second place - $1,000, third place - $800 and three fourth places - $400.|
|Venus Morris Griffin Scholarship||2/15/23||You MUST be a High School Senior in the United States|
You MUST have a biological parent that is currently incarcerated
Students that are adopted and in foster care that meet all terms and conditions are encouraged to apply
You MUST prove acceptance into either an institution of higher learning or a trades program, by March 2023 – Payment shall be made directly to the institution
You MUST show proof of acceptance to attend college in the next one year and also provide an invoice issued by the institution
Only one (1) entry letter is allowed per person/household explaining how having an incarcerated parent has impacted your life
All scholarship money MUST be used on tuition ONLY and within the first or second year of high school graduation
Winners will be notified by email, posted on vmgfoundation.org and announced in March 2023.
|TheDream.Us Scholarship||2/28/23||The National Scholarship is for current high school seniors, high school graduates, or current or previously enrolled college/university students. Applications are open to immigrant students with or without DACA or TPS who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before Nov. 1, 2017. and qualify for in-state tuition at one of our Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship. We also offer an online college option. The Scholarship is for up to $16,500 for an associate’s degree and $33,000 for a bachelor’s degree.||$16,500-33,000|
|Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship||3/1/23||The Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall, and who is declaring his/her major in an area of the fine arts. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 20% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration. (Samples of talent are required to be submitted with the application.)||$2,000|
|Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship||3/1/23||The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship is open to any young woman who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in North Carolina next fall. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration.||$2,000|
|Foundation 649 Scholarship||3/1/23||Be a degree-seeking, full-time student enrolling in a U.S. accredited university in Fall 2023 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.
|Mary Rosse Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship||3/1/23||The Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration.||$2,000|
|North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship||3/1/23||North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship. It is also for $2000 and is open to a male or female, on track to graduate this spring and planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Specific eligibility requirements are: SAT score of 990 to 1130 or ACT composite score of 20 to 24; unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5; good character, integrity, leadership potential and service to school, community and church. Students should apply for this scholarship through the North Carolina Community Foundation||$2,000|
|Triangle Community Foundation||3/1/23||We currently administer many scholarship and award funds established by individual donors and organizations. Each scholarship and award has a unique set of eligibility criteria, application processes, and deadlines, which you can search below. Please review all eligibility and application requirements and deadlines carefully.||varies|
|ABSE Scholarship||4/3/23||ll applicants must have an acceptance letter in a college or university, complete the application below and provide a one-page (typed and double spaced) essay that includes the following topics: Your Leadership Qualities/Experiences, Community Service Experiences, and Why You Should Receive the Scholarship. Consider writing this essay in a narrative format that includes information about you. Send|
your essay, this application, and a copy of your acceptance letter to the address below before the deadline (April 3, 2023 at 12 pm).
|Dr. Dumas A. Harshaw & Sharon Harshaw Legacy Scholarship||4/14/23||Eligibility Requirements|
Education Level: High school senior on track to graduate in Spring 2023
Race: African American
GPA: 2.5 or higher
Background: attends a Wake County (NC) public high school
Accepted or plans to attend one of the North Carolina Historically Black College or Universities