|Community Blood Center Scholarship||June-September||Community service project in with five local students will have the opportunity to earn $1,000 toward their college education by organizing and hosting a successful blodd drive June - September.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/community_blood_center_scholarship_info.pdf|
|Bradley Barnhardt Scholarship||Due by May 3 to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance||Student must display a caring spirit with genuine loyalty to JCHS and community, and who has made a positive difference at Carson High School.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/b_barnhardt_application_pdf.pdf|
|Kendrick Smith Memorial Scholarship||Due by May 3 to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance||Student must be planning to attend a four-year college/university to study in the medical field.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/kendrick_smith_app_pdf.pdf|
NC State University Balanced Man Scholarship
|Due by July 1, 2016||The NC State chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is offering 3 one-time scholarships in the amounts of $1000, $500, and $250 to incoming freshmen men for the 2016 academic year. |
To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must submit an application by July 1st, 2016 and enroll, full-time, at NC State for the 2016 Fall term.
|Charlotte Knights Healthcare Scholarship||Due to address listed on application by June 1, 2016||Unweighted GPA of 3.3 or higher, min SAT score of 1800 (on 2400 scale), or min SAT of 1200 (on a 1600 scale), or min ACT of 26. Member of at least one sports team at your high school or other extracurricular activity and heavy involvement in the community or multiple hours of community service. Must declare a major within the Healthcare Field or have demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in a Healthcare Field.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/charlotte_knights_healthcare_scholarship.pdf|
Charlotte Knights STEM Scholarship Program
|Due to address listed on application by June 1, 2016||unweighted GPA of 3.3 or higher, min SAT score of 1800 (on 2400 scale), or min SAT of 1200 (on a 1600 scale), or min ACT of 26. Member of at least one sports team at your high school or other extracurricular activity and heavy involvement in the community or multiple hours of community service. Must declare a major within the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or have demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in these areas.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/charlotte_knights_stem_scholarship.pdf|
|Faith Civitan Scholarship||Due by April 27 to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance||Must write an essay about what being a Junior Civitan has meant to you if you are a JC or if not, must write an essay about what is involved in being a member of the Civitan Club of which your family member belongs to in Faith, NC.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/faith_civitan_scholarship_apd_2016.pdf|
|Paradigm Challenge Scholarship||Due May 1, 2016||Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_paradigm_challenge_scholarship_8978.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201604&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|College JumpStart Scholarship|
Due April 15, 2016
|See link for criteria||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_college_jumpstart_scholarship_8976.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201604&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|Gen Lloyd Newton Scholarship||Due April 15, 2016||Minimum GPA of 3.0||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_gen_lloyd_newton_scholarship_8975.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201604&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|Salisbury-Rowan Home Buliders Scholarship||Due April 30 to address on application||Rowan County resident interested in a construction related field.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/salisbury_home_builders_schol_application.pdf|
|Rowan Cabarrus Community College Scholarships||Due May 1, 2016||Please look at link for criteria.||https://www.rccc.edu/scholarships/|
|Riddle & Brantley LLP's Scholarship 2016 Essay Contest||Due June 1, 2016||Must be going on to an institution of higher learning.||http://www.justicecounts.com/college-scholarship/|
|Holiday Caravan Parade 2016||Due August 19, 2016 to address listed on application||Must be between agest 17-22. Click on the link for all eligibility criteria.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/holiday_caravan_parade_contest_app_2016.pdf|
|Cabarrus Events Association Scholarship||Due April 18 to address on application||Must be accepted as a full time student to an accredite college or university.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/cabarrus_events_assoc._scholarship_app.pdf|
|Horatio Alger Scholarship Career & Technical Scholarship||Must apply by June 1, 2016||Must plan to enroll at a community college and complete a career and technical program as well as demonstrate financial need, be involved in community service, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity and US citizenship||https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/|
|Salisbury-Rowan NAACP||Due to Mrs. Trexler by April 21, 2016||Must demonstrated leadership (community and school involvement) and be enrolled in Rowan County high school.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/naacp_application_2016.pdf|
|Mt. Zion United Church of Christ Scholarships||Due to Mrs. Trexler by Monday April, 25 in Guidance||Be a graduating seniorat SRHS, JCHS and/or a member and/or the child of a member of Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, be of good moral character, member of a Christian church, have a good academic record, show financial need and be entering an institution of higher learning upon graduation.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/mt_zion_scholarship_app_2016.pdf|
|Edwin Gray Martin Memorial Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by April 27, 2016||Must have min GPA of 3.0, be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited US college or university and be a present member of a Rowan County YMCA.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/edwin_martin_scholarship_app_pdf.pdf|
|Delta Sigma Theta Sorority||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by April 13, 2016||Must be African American and have a minimum GPA of 2.5||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/delta_sigma_theta_application_2016.pdf|
|Be the Change Scholarship||Due by April 21, 2016 to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance||Must be a senior and be involved in the school in some way with a GPA of 2.75 or above.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/be_the_change_scholarship_2016.pdf|
|Salisbury Rotary Club Scholarship to RCCC||Due by April 8, 2016 to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance||Based on academic performance, financial need and desire to attend RCCC.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/rotary_club_application_2016.pdf|
|China Grove Rotary Club Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler by April 6, 2016||Fill out the application found at the link provided and return to Mrs. Trexler by April 6.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/cg_rotary_scholarship_app_2016.pdf|
|NCHSSA Scholar-Athlete Essay Contest||Due by April 30, 2016||Must be a student-athlete currently enrolled at an NCHSSA member school and participating in at least one NCHSSA sanctioned sport or Cheerleading team during 2015-2016 school year. (Click on website attached and scroll to bottom of page and click on Scholar-Athlete Essay Contest.)||http://www.nchsaa.org/schools/awards-recognition/scholar-athlete-awards|
|Scholarship Guidance Scholarships||Varies||There are a variety of scholarships on this website. Create an account to search for the ones you are eligible to apply for. Stop by Guidance and see Mrs. Trexler if you need assistance navigating the website.||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com|
|Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Scholarships||Varies||For students going to UTI||uti.edu/scholarships|
|AkzoNobel Science Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by April 6, 2016.||Based on eligibility, need or academic promise, or a combination of both. Any college-bound senior may apply; however, preference will be given to applicants intending to pursue a science-related degree (including engineering).||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/application_pdf_scanned.pdf|
|John R. Mackey - Pride of Salisbury Elks Lodge #1774||Due by April 15 to John R. Mackey - Pride of Salisbury Scholarship Committee PO Box 3043 Salisbury, NC 28144||Open to any Salisbury-Rowan high school senior, open to related and non-related members of the Elks organization, must be US citizen.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/john_r_mackey_pride_of_salis_elks_lodge_.pdf|
|John A. Campbell, Jr. Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by April 21, 2016||Student must be currently enrolled or have completed either Allied Health Sciences or Medical Sciences to be eligible and must show a financial need or first generation college, and also must show acceptance into a 2 year or 4 year program at any post-secondary institution. One student from Carson will win this award of $1,000.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/j_campbell_2016_scanned_pdf.pdf|
|Herter-O'Neal Scholarship||Due to Melva Menius @ Rowan County Cooperative Extension 2727-A Old Concord Rd Salisbury, NC 28146 by March 11, 2016||Open to students pursuing a college degree (Associates or Bachelors) in a business-related field of study. Apllicants must be legal residents of NC.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/herter_oneal_scholarship_pdf.pdf|
|NC Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation||Due by April 15, 2016 to: The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation 3240 Shamrock Dr. Fayetteville, NC 28303||For students interested in entering the field of Accounting at an accredited school for a two or four year degree.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/nc_society_of_accountants_2016.pdf|
|Jean Jordan Memorial Scholarship||April 15 to Mrs. Trexler||Fill out completed application and turn in to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/jean_jordan_2016.pdf|
|SP Scholarship||February 29, 2016||Students must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2016 at the latest and must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length.||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_february_2016_sp_scholarship_8937.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201602&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
|Louie Family Foundation Scholarships||March 31, 2016||The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation anticipates awarding approximately $100,000 in scholarships in 2016. This scholarship is for high school seniors and students who will be attending a college or university in the United States as a freshman during the 2016-2017 academic year.||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_louie_family_foundation_scholarships_8966.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201602&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
|VIP Scholarship||March 31, 2016||To be eligible for the VIP $5000 scholarship you must be at least 13 years of age or older and currenlty in high school, college, or a technical school.||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_8969.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201602&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
|Sleeklens Scholarship||March 31, 2016||Sleeklens is proud to announce its academic scholarship program for 2016. Three winners will each receive $2000 to will cover their academic expenses for the 2016 academic year. At Sleeklens, we believe individual effort and brilliance should be rewarded, and, because of our strong sense of community responsibility, we play a big role in giving back to the community.||http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sleeklens_scholarship_8968.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201602&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
|Gloria Barron Scholarship Prize||April 15, 2016||The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are, on our April 15 deadline:A) Between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)|
B) Permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201602&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e. or Canada
C) Currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months
|YDI Scholarships||May 15, 2016||Student Eligibility:|
A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
B) You must be 16 years of age or older
C) You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled iin a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.
|Caption Scholarship||May 31, 2016||Student Eligibility:|
Student must be attending college/university no later than the fall of 2016 and submit a caption in the comment section of any post on the Odenza Facebook page, prior to the May 31st, 2016 deadline.
|HELEN S. AND JULIUS L. GOLDMAN|
|Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by March 17 @ 3:45 pm||The Goldman Scholarship Fund awards educational scholarships to female students through a competitive process that considers academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, financial need, references, and the applicant’s statement of her personal aspirations and educational goals||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/scholarships.html|
|Communities in Schools Scholarship||Due by April 15 to CIS OF ROWAN COUNTY |
ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTTEE
204 East Innes Street Salisbury NC 28144
|The scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from a Rowan-Salisbury School System high school who is or has been enrolled in a CIS Rowan school site for at least one school year during their school career.|
CIS of Rowan County School Sites Eligible for 2016 Scholarship Award:
Hanford Dole, Koontz, North Rowan, Overton Elementary Schools;
Granite Quarry Elementary (prior to 2006-2007 school year);
Knox and North Rowan Middle Schools; and
North Rowan and South Rowan High Schools (prior to 2014-2015 school year)
(See Mrs. Trexler in Guidance with questions or if you are unsure if you are able to apply)
|Mark A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Wednesday, April 20, 2016||High school senior from North Rowan, Carson or Salisbury High (There will be one student from each of these schools), Min 2.7 GPA and demonstrate academic need for the scholarship, be eligible to attend a two or four year school and must be a legal US resident.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/mark_hunter_memorial_scholarship.pdf|
|Treasure Feamster Scholarship||Must be postmarked by April 1 to IMF Treasure Feamster Scholarship CommitteePO Box 1123 Salisbury, NC 28145||1. Be a current member of an IMF affiliated church.|
2. Be enrolled as a senior in high school for current academic year.
3. Plan to attend an accredited college or university through graduation.
4. Plan to continue their education with any field of study leading to an Associates or Bachelors Degree that will be impactful in giving back to the community.
|Aveda Institute Charlotte Scholarship||Due March 12, 2016 @ 5:00pm||Either record a 3 minute personal video or write an essay, 300 words or less, about why you are interested in cosmetology and why you want to pursue your education at the AVEDA Institute.|
Fill out the form on the website and upload your video or essay.
Deadline for submissions is Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 5pm.
If your video or essay is chosen, you will participate* in a fashion show contest Sunday, March 20, 2016, for a chance to win the full paid scholarship. *Includes creating a model makeover for the fashion show contest.
|Salisbury-Rowan PFLAG Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by April 13||Must be a graduating senior entering an institute of higher education this fall, identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender student or a straight ally demonstrating an interest in service to and/or support of the LGBT community as well as have been accepted to a secondary educational institution (4 year college, community college, or vocational school), min GPA 3.0.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/pflag_2016_pdf_scannced.pdf|
|Carson Booster Club Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by April 15.||Must be a senior and have participated in athletics at JCHS, plan to attend a college, university or trade school, have school and comunity involvement, minimum GPA of 2.5 and have had no athletic suspensions.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/carson_booster_club_scholarship_2016.pdf|
|Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship||Due March 18, 2016 to a Michael A. DeMayo office location||Current high school senior and must be accepted for full-time enrollment or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited four-year university. GPA 3.0 or higher.||http://www.demayolaw.com/scholarship-program/|
|NC Bar Association Scholarship||Due April 1, 2016 to the Bar Association to be considered for a 2016-2017 scholarship||This scholarship is for survivors of a law enforcement officer killed as a direct result of a traumatic injury sustained in the line of duty, and children (between ages 17-23) whose parent is a law enforcement officer who is permanently and totally disabled as a direct result of a traumatic injury sustained in the line of duty.||http://www.ncbar.org/media/616285/yldscholarship2016.pdf|
|Outstanding CTE Student||Due to Mrs. Goodale by Feb 16||Must be a senior eligible for graduation, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and must have completed a 4 course concentration in a career cluster.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/outstanding_cte_student_2016.pdf|
|Carson PTA Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler by April 29||Any Carson senior graduating in June of 2016 that is enrolled in a school of higher education for fall 2016.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/scholarships.html|
|Brad Patrick Memorial Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler by March 16 @ 3:45 pm||Based on community involvement, school involvement and financial need.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/brad_patrick_scholarship_2016.pdf|
|FMM "Spirit to Learn" Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler by March 22 @ 3:45 pm||FMM "Spirit to Learn" scholarship is for a deserving high school senior who has faced exceptionally difficult personal and/or family circumstances.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/fmm_spirit_to_learn_2016.pdf|
|Rowan County Masonic Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler by Wednesday, March 23 @ 3:45 pm||Open to any resident of Rowan County pursuing an education beyond high school.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/rowan_county_masonic_2016.pdf|
|AMVETS Americanism Contest||Must be postmarked by March 1 to Tom E. Nichols 359 Lake Royale Louisburg, NC 27549||Essay contest for students grades 6-12. "What Does Flag Protection Mean to Me?"||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/amvets.pdf|
|Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest||Due by 15th of each month||Monthly essay contest for $1,000 scholarship||http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship|
|Cleveland Elam Memorial Scholarship||Due to 722 Brookmont Ave. Salisbury, NC 28146 before April 5, 2016||Minority Male with min GPA 2.5 who plans to attend school in fall 2016||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/cleveland_elam_memorial_scholarship_2016.pdf|
|January 2016 Scholarship Points Award||Due Jan 31, 2016||A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.|
B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
|Courageous Persuaders Scholarship||Due Feb 11, 2016||Compete for scholarship dollars and a chance to air a commercial on TV. Create a 30-second commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking or the dangers of texting while driving. Students can enter separate videos in both categories. The competition is open to high school students in grades 9-12.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_courageous_persuaders_scholarship_8965.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201601&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
|Due Jan 15, 2016||Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_washington_crossing_foundation_scholarship_8963.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201601&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
|Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards||Due Jan 29, 2016||For the 2016 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2013, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2013, is eligible to apply. The applicant must be a high school senior||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_elks_national_foundation_legacy_awards_8964.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201601&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
|E.R. & Lillian B. Dimmette Scholarship Fund||Due to Mrs. Trexler on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 by 3:45 pm||Min GPA of 2.5, resident of Rowan county, and demonstrate substantial need for financial assistance.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/dimmette_scholarship.pdf|
NCHSAA 2015-16 Endowed Fund Scholarships
|Several scholarships available to student athletes. Click on the link to the right to check all criteria.||http://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/student-athlete-scholarships|
|Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.||Due to Lovetta Moore PO Box 983 Salisbury, NC 28145 by March 14 (late applications will NOT be accepted)||The following areas will be given consideration: A. Academic achievement and school involvement B. Citizenship and community activities C. Current adn past involvement with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/aka_app.pdf|
State Employees Credit Union "People Helping People" Scholarship
|Due to Mrs. Trexler March 16, 2016||Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible: a senior at a NC public high school who has been accepted to one of the 17 campuses of the University of NC, is a US citizen and resident of NC, best exemplifies the membership philosophy of credit unions "People Helping People" and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community invovement. Also, students must demonstrate scholastic achievement and have a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.5, and may be deserving of financial aid. Winner must agree to contine as a full-time student in good standing with the same university for up to 8 consecutive fall/spring semesters. Preference will be given to students whose parents or guardians and family members are public sector employees who live and work in NC.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/secu_app_2016.pdf|
|Buick Achievers Scholarship||Feb 29, 2016||The following are encouraged to apply: High school seniors and current undergraduates|
U.S. military veterans and their dependents
Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2016-2017
Those who plan to major in a specified course of study focused on engineering, technology or design, with an interest in the automotive industry.
|SEANC Scholarship||Due April 15, 2016||Parent or guardian must be a member of SEANC (State Employees Association of North Carolina.||www.seanc.org/membership/scholarship|
|Golden Leaf Scholarship||Mar 1, 2016||Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes.|
Be a high school senior enrolling full-time as a first-year student or a community college transfer student enrolling for the first time at any participating North Carolina college or university.
Be a resident of a rural county that is economically distressed and/or tobacco dependent. Click here to view the eligible counties.
Have financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
|You Deserve It Scholarship||Feb 15, 2016||A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories|
B) You must be 16 years of age or older
C) You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled iin a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.
|ExploraVision Awards||Feb 1, 2016||All entrants must be United States or Canadian citizens or legal residents, living within the United States, U.S. Territories or Canada and enrolled full-time in a public, private or home school. Students enter as a team of 2-4 students with a teacher/coach and optional mentor.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_exploravision_awards_8962.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201512&utm_content=15b3a9bb02a7a88fe263d291d3d7625e|
|MIT Think Scholarship||Jan 1, 2016|
The Scholarship Program is run by undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and sponsored by technology companies and educational organizations.
|Points December Scholarship||Dec 31, 2015||Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.|
Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
|Knight Essay Scholarship||Dec 31, 2015|
This scholarship is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal resident aliens. Contestants shall be in the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior grade of high school study during the contest year and attending school, including accredited home schools.
|BEC Community Impact Scholarship||Due Feb 4, 2016 to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance||Have one parent of African American descent or Black Caribbean heritage, have min GPA of 3.0, exhibit leadership, scholarship, character adn serivce in the community and plan to enroll at an institution of higher learning.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/bec_scholarship_app_2015-2016.pdf|
|CFNC Scholarships||There are a variety of need-based and merit-based scholarships to apply for through cfnc.org. Click on the link and go through the list for criteria and due dates of each one||https://www.cfnc.org/Gateway?command=SearchBasedPrograms¬e=no&type=13|
|Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship||Due Feb 5, 2016||The top winner will receive $3,000 and runner-up will recieve $1,000. Recipients selected on basis of character, need and scholastic record, but mainly on the merit of an essay on an assigned topic. Application will be filled out and submitted online.||http://www.ncdames.org/florence-kidder-memorial-scholarship|
National Honor Society Scholarship Program
|Due Feb 16, 2016||The national NHS scholarship program will award a total of $500,000 in scholarships. This is based on the four pillars of NHS, financial need, demonstrated by eligibility for participation in the National School Lunch Program.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/nhs_national_scholarship_application.pdf|
|Profile in Courage Essay Contest||Due Jan 6, 2016||Write an original and creative essay that demonstrates understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.||www.jfklibrary.org|
|Insurance Scholarships||Please look at each one individually as they all have different criteria.||http://www.obrella.com/resources/insurance-scholarships/|
|UNCG Teacher Education Fellows||Due January 1, 2016||In addition to formal admission into UNCG, priority will be given to prospective students that meet the following criteria: • North Carolina residency • Major in Elementary, Middle Grades, High School, or Special Education • 3.80 weighted cumulative high school GPA • Minimum 1100 SAT (verbal and math) or 24 ACT composite score • Responses to additional essay questions on the program application||oss.uncg.edu/teaching-fellows|
|Scholarship Slam - $1,000||Due November 6, 2015||The basic requirements are this: (1) you are 25 years of age (or|
younger), and (2) you are a current or former high school student who
will attend or is attending college within the U.S. or its territories.
|"Mean Stinks" Scholarship - $10,000||Due December 14, 2015||To enter, students are asked to share how they will bring an end to|
>bullying once and for all while living the Mean Stinks mantra of
>spreading nice to make a positive impact on those around them. Students
>must be 17 or older to enter, and winners will be chosen by a panel of
>sponsor-selected judges based on the following judging criteria:
|Out-Of-The-Box-Thinking Scholarship - $1500||Due December 20, 2015|| A)Applicants must be a current student at any high school, accredited|
university, graduate school or equivalent within the U.S.
B) Applicants must submit a copy of their school verification (courses
with your name, acceptance, transcript, or equivalent)
|Scholarship Points - $10,000||Due November 3, 2015||A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or|
university in the US.
B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
|NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by December 9, 2015||Graduating seniors of a NC high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning. Applicants must have a weighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Reading and Writing) in the range of 1344-1560 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24. (Designed for students with grades and scores falling within these ranges only. Students with lower or higher scores will not be considered).||http://files.nccommunityfoundation.org/NCCF_Scholarship_Application.pdf to download and print application.|
|Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship||Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by December 9, 2015||There are three different scholarships students can apply for with the Alpha Delta Kappa application. 1. The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship 2. THe Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship 3. The Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship ****Please see application in the attached link for criteria for each scholarship as they are all different.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/alpha_delta_kappa_application_2015-2016.pdf|
|Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship||Due to Salisbury Elks Lodge #699 508 S. Main St Salisbury, NC 28144 Applications may be mailed to this address or dropped off) Deadline for Elks to receive application is December 4, 2015||Must be a high school senior who is a US citizen and will be judged on scholarship, leadership adn financial need.||www.elks.org/enf/scholars|
|Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)||January 20, 2016||Must be a graduating high school senior||www.rmhc.org|
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
|January 7, 2016||demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;|
demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
demonstrate financial need;
be citizens of the United States of America;
be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
|Gates Millennium Scholars Program||January 13, 2016||Criteria: Be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American/Pacific Islander or Hispanic American; |
Be Citizens, legal permanent residents or nationals of the United States;
Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or earned a GED;
Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities;
Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria;
Enroll for the first time at a U.S. located , accredited college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall as a full-time, degree seeking, first year student;
Have completed and submitted their application by the deadline; and
Have the following forms completed and submitted by the deadline on their behalf:
A Nominator Form-an evaluation of the student's academic record, and;
A Recommender Form- an evaluation of the student's community service and leadership activities.
|Lenoir Rhyne Teaching Scholars||Applications being accepted now. Priority consideration will be given to students applying by January 10, 2016.||This scholarship is for studnets interested in teaching for the public school system. This scholarship provides $5,500 per year at Lenoir Rhyne for 4 years.||edu.lr.edu/teachingscholars|
|Create Real Impact Scholarship - $1,500 - 10 Award ||(Deadline: November 5, 2015)||Student Eligibility: Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_create_real_impact_scholarship_8945.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|SP Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards||(Deadline: October 30, 2015)||A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship/8944/edvisors_10000_college_scholarship_scholarship.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252-|
|Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - $5,000 - 20 Awards||(Deadline: December 5, 2015)||Student Eligibility: Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are open to all college and high school students enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Applicants must meet the age requirement by October 5, 2015.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_stephen_j_brady_stop_hunger_scholarships_8946.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award||Deadline: January 29, 2016||Student Eligibility: A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2016. B) In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_10_words_or_less_scholarship_8947.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|Zeiger Firm Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award||(Deadline: February 2, 2016)||Student Eligibility: In order to participate, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the fall 2016 semester. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the question on the website.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_zeiger_firm_scholarship_8948.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|IAPMO Scholarship - $1,000 - 3 Awards||Deadline: May 1, 2016||Student Eligibility: Must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program.||http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_iapmo_scholarship_8949.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=61dceb23e2d7579eee451e6ec0358252|
|Voice of Democracy Patriotic Audio Essay Competition||Due by Nov 1 to Susan Safrit 316 Ashley Dr. Rockwell, NC 28138||All student in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. Must record a 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD or flash drive. Top scholarship will be $30,000.||http://carsonguidance.weebly.com/uploads/4/0/5/4/40549109/voice_of_democracy_scholarship_brochure.pdf|
|WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program||Feb 15, 2016||Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better and apply at one of the WACE Partner Insitutions (Clarkson University, Johnson & Wales University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of Oswego NY, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Wentworth Institute of Technology(||www.waceinc.org|