Scholarship Chart 2016-2017
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Scholarships 2016-2017
NameDue DateCriteriaApply
3 22, 20172.8 minimum GPA
3+ score on an AP exam
Completion of AP or dual-credit classes
Completion of Algebra II
Completion of an industry credential
Identification of a career pathway
Participation in a workplace learning experience (internship program)
2+ organized co-curricular activities
25+ community service hours
90 percent attendance
John A. Campbell, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexlery by Monday, May 1.Any high school senior who is currently enrolled in o rhas completed Health Sciences I & II. Must plan to pursue a career in the medical field.
Carson PTA ScholarshipMay 10 to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance• Any Carson senior graduating in June of 2017 that is enrolled in a school of higher education for the fall semester, 2016 (Technical College, Community College, University, Trade School, etc.). • Any Crosby Scholar fitting the above criteria.
Balanced Men Scholarship (NC State University)July 1, 2017The NC State chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is offering 4 one-time scholarships in the amounts of $1,000, $500, $150 and $100 to incoming freshmen men for the 2017 academic year!
Cabarrus Events Association ScholarshipDue by April 24 to: Cabarrus Events Association 49 Patton Court Southeast Concord, NC 28025The scholarship is available to seniors who have marched in the 88th Annual Concord and/or 78th Annual Kannapolis Christmas Parade.
Communities in Schools ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler by Wednesday, April 12.Must have been enrolled in a CIS Rowan school site for at least one school year during school career (Hanford Dole, Koontz, NRES, Overton, Granite Quarry (prior to 2006-2007 school year), Knox, NRMS, NRHS, SRHS (prior to 2014-2015).
Edwin Gray Martin ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler by Wednesday, April 26.Based on academic achievement, community involvement and extra-curricular activities.
Salisbury Rotary Club Scholarship to RCCCDue to Mrs. Trexler by Tuesday, April 25. Based on high school academic performance, need for financial assistance, desire to attend RCCC and potential for success at college level.
Mt. Zion United Church of Christ ScholarshipsDue to Mrs. Trexler by 3:00pm on Monday, April 24.Student must be a graduating senior, be of good moral character, be a member of a Christian church, have a good academic record, show financial need and be entering an institution of higher learning upon graduation.
Horatio Alger Career & Technical ScholarshipApplications due June 15, 2017Graduating seniors who plan to attend a community college or technical school in fall 2017 may apply.
Justin Michael Sloop Memorial Scholarship FundDue by April 1 to Frances Hoffner, Secretary 610 Ketchie Rd. Mt. Ulla, NC 28125Students should have outstanding records of achievement in community and school and shall demonstrate an aptitude for college work, which will be measured by their performances on college entrance examinations, including the Scholastic Aptiude Test.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ScholarshipMust be postmarked by April 2, 2017 and sent to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Attn: Scholarship Committee Jill DeBose & Sharon Marsh P. O. Box 1668 Salisbury, NC 28145-16683 scholarship opportunities for African American male and female students: Academic Achievement Scholarship, Making a Difference Scholarship, Charter Member Scholarship. Click on link to the right for criteria of each one.
NORTH STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ASSOCIATIONDue to the following address by June 1, 2017: Officer Latoya Baldwin
North State Law Enforcement Officers Association
P.O. Box 2221
Greensboro N.C. 27402
1. Must be a resident of North Carolina. 2. Grade point average must be 3.0 or better. 3. Must major in some area of Criminal Justice or related field. 4. Must supply copy of the Federal Student Aid Report. The student need criteria number will be considered. 5. Scholarship check will be made payable to the institution in which the recipient will be attending. 6. The number of siblings in the family will be considered and if any are currently attending college. 7. Student must be active in the community, church and/or school activities. 8. The student must have no felony convictions or convictions of serious misdemeanors. The student must also have no pending criminal matters. 9. The student must not have exceeded 24 years of age by the application deadline. 10. The most recent official high school and or college transcripts must accompany each application, complete with 4 references and SAT scores. 11. One scholarship of $1000 dollars will be awarded to the top applicant and two (2) scholarships of $500 dollars each will be awarded to the top two additional applicants.
Jean Jordan ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Wednesday, April 12, 2017Click on link to the right for application.
Outstanding CTE Student ScholarshipDue to Guidance by March 17.• Be a senior eligible for graduation
• Possess a minimum of a 2.5 GPA
• Have completed a 4 course concentration in a career cluster
Gordon Hay Blumenthal Performing Arts ScholarshipSUBMIT ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS BY MARCH 24 TO:
The Gordon Hay Scholarship Committee
c/o Blumenthal Performing Arts Education Department
$5,000 award is designed for special learning opportunities related to recipient's career interest in a non-performing area within the performing arts. (Other criteria listed on application).
China Grove Rotary Club ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Monday, April 10.Fill out the application found at the link provided and return to Mrs. Trexler by April 10. ($1,000 per year for 4 years).
Salisbury-Rowan Home Builders Association ScholarshipDue to the following address by April 10, 2017: SRHBA PO Box 1334 Salisbury, NC 28145Student must be a resident of Rowan County, must plan to enroll in construction related field and must demonstrate academic promise and exhibit personal characteristics that would lead to success in the home builders' trade.
J Howard Coble ScholarshipDue to the High Point Community Foundaton, Att: Sherri Scott, J. Howard Coble Scholarship, PO Box 5166, High Point, NC 27262 by May 10, 2017Scholarship will support incoming freshmen as a first priority who are studying politcal science or a related field, and will be awarded to one or more students who demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities, including high moral character and good citizenship. Priority given to children of US military personnel or US military veterans, members of scouting programs, and members of ROTC programs.
Jesse Carson Booster Club Scholarship Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Friday, April 7, 2017JCHS Booster Club Scholarship is awarded to the senior athlete who exemplifies effort, dedication, commitment and spirit regardless of position on the team. To apply students must meet the following criteria: be a senior and have participated in athletics at JCHS, plan to attend a college, university or trade school following graduation, exhibit both school and community involvement, min GPA of 2.5 and have no athletic suspensions.
Rowan Cabarrus Community College ScholarshipsDue online by March 31Students must first apply to RCCC and complete their FAFSA before applying for scholarships. There are many different scholarships in which to apply based on eligibility, so be sure to read through them carefully to note eligibility.
Salisbury Rowan PFLAG ScholarshipsDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Monday, April 3.Must be a graduating senior who plans to enter an institute of higher education in fall 2017, min. GPA of 3.0, identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or tansgender student or a straight ally demonstrating an interest in service to and/or support of the LGBT community, and has been accepted by a verifiable secondary educational institution.
Charlotte Knights STEM Scholarship ProgramDue by Friday, May 5 to Charlotte Knights Annual Scholarship 324 South Mint St. Charlotte, NC 28202High school senior who is going to attend an institution of higher learning fall 2017, unweighted GPA of at least 3.3, min of 1800 SAT (based on 2400 scale) or 1200 SAT (based on 1600 scale) or 26 ACT score, member of at least one sports team at high school or related extracurricular activity, heavy involvement in the community or multiple hours of volunteer experience, and must declare a major within the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math), or have demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in a these areas.
Charlotte Knights Healthcare Scholarship ProgramDue by Friday, May 5 to Charlotte Knights Annual Scholarship 324 South Mint St. Charlotte, NC 28202High school senior who is going to attend an institution of higher learning fall 2017, unweighted GPA of at least 3.3, min of 1800 SAT (based on 2400 scale) or 1200 SAT (based on 1600 scale) or 26 ACT score, member of at least one sports team at high school or related extracurricular activity, heavy involvement in the community or multiple hours of volunteer experience, and must declare a major within the Healthcare Field or have demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in a Healthcare Field.
Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship/North Carolina Child Support Council ScholarshipDue to Pitt County Child Support C/O Renee Davis-Jones 203 Government Circle Greenville, NC 27834 by April 20, 20171. At least one parent must be a member of the North Carolina Child Support Council or a
client of the Child Support Program (through either Child Support services or Clerk of
Court services).
2. Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and a graduating high school senior.
3. Applicant must have been accepted by a North Carolina school of higher learning: a
College, University, Community College or Technical School. Applicant needs to
attach a copy of the acceptance letter.
4. Applicant must have maintained an overall C average or above during his/her high school career
Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship Treasure Feamster ScholarshipDue Due by April 3, 2017 to IMF Treasure Feamster Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 1123 Salisbury, NC 28145Students must meet the following: Must be a current member of an IMF affiliated church, be enrolled as a senior in high school, plan to attend an accredite college/university, and plan to continue your education with any field of study leading to an Associates or Bachelors Degree that will be impactful in giving back to the community.
Brad Patrick Memorial Scholarship Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Tuesday, March 7. Open to any public high school senior in Rowan County. Community and school involvement as well as financial need will be considered.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Due to Thomasine Oglesby-Keaton-El (Scholarship Chairman P.O. Box 983 Salisbury, NC 28145 by March 31. Academic achievement and school involvement, citizenship and community activities, and current and past involvement with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
SESPTC Buster Bynum Education ScholarshipDue by April 28, 2017 to Mr. Tim Beck, Transportation Director

Rowan Salisbury Schools

2724 Old Concord Road

Salisbury, NC 28146

Must have a parent/guardian listed on application who has been an active employee in public school transportation during the “Past Three Years.” This includes school bus drivers, aides, monitors, mechanics, parts clerks, foremen, managers, trainers, supervisors, directors, and inspectors that work in public education. (For the purpose of this scholarship award, the “Past Three Years” work history requirement is defined as the period since January 1, 2014.)

The student applicant has at least a 3.0 (B) scholastic average, will graduate from a public high school, and will attend a post-secondary educational institution starting in 2017.
CMSgt Edwin E. Morgan ScholarshipApplications due to Mrs. Trexler by March 7, 2017Senior in high school with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Rowan County Masonic ScholarshipComplete application due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance on March 21, 2017Open to any student in Rowan County pursuing an education beyond high school.
Michael A. DeMayo ScholarshipDue to Michael A. DeMayo office by March 10, 2017 1211 East Morehead St. Charlotte, NC 28204Must be a current high school senior who lives in Cabarrus or Rowan County, must be accepted for full-time enrollment or planning ot pursue a degree at an accredited four-year college or university, and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. (Download application online or you may pick one up in Guidance).
FMM "Spirit to Learn" Foundation ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance March 20, 2017Criteria: Must be a current high school senior who has faced exceptionally difficult personal and/or family circumstances. These challenges will have imposed extraordinary responsibilty on the student. The applicant must have a strong desire to attain higher educational goals and have applied and been accepted at any community college, college or university in the state of NC.
NC Society of Accountants Scholarship AwardsDue to NC Society of Acountants Scholarship Foundation 3240 Shamrock Drive Fayetteville, NC 28303 by April 15, 2017Applicants must enroll in an accredited school of higher education in NC in an accounting degree program with 6 or more credit hours per semester and show intention to continue into the field of accounting.
Bradley Barnhardt ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler April 4, 2017Must be a graduating senior who plans to enter college, who displays a caring spirit and genuine loyalty to the school and community, and has made a positive difference at Carson High School.
Helen S. and Julius L. Goldman ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler Monday, March 20, 2017Available to female applicants pursuing a post-secondary education. (Click the link to the right to apply, click on the application and then download it. The application must be typed in the word document, printed and signed before being turned in to Mrs. Trexler).
E.R. & Lillian B. Dimmette ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance Feb 1, 2017Must have GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.
Cleveland Elam Memorial ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance Monday, March 27, 2017Must be a minority male with min. GPA of 2.5 and plans to attend school for entire academic year beginning in the fall.
Aspiring Nurse ScholarshipJune 30, 2017Must be a high school senior who plans to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN and BSN programs.
Essie K. Foxx Memorial ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Feb 7, 2017Must be a graduating senior who plans to enter college in 2017 and must have at least a min. GPA of 2.5.
NC Bar Association Scholarship Program for Children of NC Law Enforcement OfficersDue Monday, April 3, 2017Must be a child of a NC Law Enforcement Officer who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. Scholarships range from $1,500 - $4,500.
African American Network - Carolinas Scholarship Fund 2017Due online by March 3, 2017Graduating senior at a North or South Carolina High School, Must attend a four-year college or university located in North or South Carolina, and must plan to major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration.
State Employees Credit Union (SECU) "People Helping People" Scholarship Due to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance March 24Must have a min GPA of 2.5 and must plan to attend one of the 16 universities of the UNC System (ex: UNCC, UNCP, UNCW, UNC, NCState, etc). Scholarship is for $10,000 over 4 years.
BEC Community Impact ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance Feb 7Must have one parent of African American descent or Black Caribbean heritage, must have a min GPA of 3.0, must exhibit leadership, scholarship, character and service in the community, and must plan to enroll at an accredited institution of higher learning.
Johnson & Wales ScholarshipsLook at website for due dates on each scholarship.Look at website for criteria on each scholarship.
Bryan School of Business & Economics ScholarshipsMarch 1For students entering Marketing, Management, Business Admin or Marketing Education at UNCGreensboro.
State Employees Association of NC Scholarship FoundationMust be postmarked by April 15, 2017Must be a member of SEANC or a spouse or dependant child of a member.
King's College Sonja H Litton ScholarshipJan 16, 2017Must be an FBLA member who plans to attend King's College.
Kings College T Carl Brown DECA Scholarship Feb 7, 2017Must be a DECA member who plans to attend King's
Golden Leaf Scholarship Due online by March 1, 2017Enroll at a qualifying UNC institution, or a North Carolina private non-profit college
or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student in the Fall of 2017 (see listing of
qualifying campuses on the back, or at
• Demonstrate financial need. Students MUST submit the Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.
• Present a satisfactory record of academic achievement and community service.
Extracurricular activities and information provided in a brief essay submitted by the
applicant may be considered in determining recipients
Blumenthal Performing Arts ScholarshipsGordon Hay Scholarship-March 9 Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship-March 16There are two different scholarships that are available: Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship and the Gordon Hay
Florence Kidder Memorial ScholarshipFebruary 5, 2017Students will be selected on the basis of the merit of an essay on the assigned topic, plus character and scholastic record and need.
AXA Achievement Community AwardDecember 15, 2016Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency.
Be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.
Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with DisabilitiesJanuary 17, 2017Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)
Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll (or who is already enrolled) in full- or half-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2017-2018 academic year
Geneseo Migrant Scholarship CenterThere are various scholarships to view on the website. Check each one for the due date and criteria.
UNCFSTEM ScholarsFebruary 2, 2017African American; 3.0 GPA; high school senior entering U.S.-accredited college or university Fall 2016;U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
Congressional Essay ContestDecember 1, 2016This essay contest is a major project of The NSCDA held under the auspices of the Washington Workshops Foundation, a private nonprofit educational program in American government for high school students. Winners receive full tuition, including seminar materials, university campus housing, and two meals daily, for a week of citizenship education about the national government, plus fun, new friends, and tours of sites in our nation’s capital.
Elks Most Valuable Student ScholarshipDue by Nov 30, 2016 onlineAny high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Male and female students compete separately.
Elks Legacy AwardsDue by Feb 3, 2017 onlineCollege-bound seniors who are the children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks are welcome to apply. Applicants compete agains other children and grandchildren from the state of their sponsoring Elks Lodge. They are judged on knowledge, charity, community service adn integrity.
Elks Nursing ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by Monday, November 28, 2016
NCHSAA Cheerleading ScholarshipNov 7, 2016Applicant must be a college-bound, senior cheerleader at an NCHSAA member high school at the varsity level.
Applicant must be a member of a cheerleading squad registered for and participating in the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational event that year. For 2016, the event date will be November 19, 2016.
NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarship Various scholarships available at the link for NCHSAA
Alpha Delta Kappa ScholarshipDue to Mrs. Trexler in Guidance by December 8, 2016There are 3 different scholarships listed (Eunice Riggins Memorial/Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial/Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Scholarship) and criteria is listed for each based on academics and SAT or ACT test score. Please check criteria carefully for eligbility
Honors Grad Scholarship for Art
Creative writing
April 16, 2017To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to attend a college or university, or currently enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited college or university in the United States of America
VIP Scholarship October 31, 2016
SP Scholarship October 31, 2016
Zumper Apartments Scholarship - November 15, 2016
Caption Scholarship November 30, 2016
Andrew Flushe Scholarship November 30, 2016
NRA Scholarship December 31, 2016
Voice of Democracy ScholarshipDue by Nov 1 at midnight to Hudson-Miller-Tatum Post No. 3006 1200 Brenner Avenue Salisbury, NC 28144 Students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in teh US.
CFNC Financial Literacy ScholarshipWith separate courses for high school and first-year college students, Financial Basics will give you the essential financial skills you need to succeed. Complete your course and you'll be automatically entered in the $500 college scholarship drawing.
CFNC ScholarshipsThere are a lot of scholarships listed in Please click on the link and check the criteria of each.
Daughter's of the American Revolution Scholarships
Must be postmarked by Feb 10, 2017The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.
Jones T-Shirt Scholarship
Sept 12, 20161 Award - $1,000
SP ScholarshipSept 14, 201610 Awards - $10,000
VIP ScholarshipSept 16, 20161 Award - $5,000
Siemens ScholarshipSept 20, 201618 Awards - $100,000
You Deserve It ScholarshipSept 29, 20161 Award - $1,000
Review It ScholarshipSept 30, 20161 Award - $1,000
Scholastic Art And Writing ScholarshipsSept 30, 201675 Awards - $10,000
Belk Scholarship - Davidson College September 14 by 3:45 pm to Mrs. Trexler in GuidanceCarson High School can nominate up to 2 students for the Belk Scholarship at Davidson College. This link will give you more information about the scholarship. Please fill out the preapplication and the scholarship committee at Carson will nominate 2 students who will then be eligible to apply directly to Davidson for the scholarship.
Morehead - UNC Chapel Hill September 14 by 3:45 pm to Mrs. Trexler in GuidanceCarson High School can nominate up to 3 students for the Morehead Scholarship at UNC Chapel Hill. This link will give you more information about the scholarship. Please fill out the preapplication and the scholarship committee at Carson will choose 2 students who will then be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Park - NC StateSeptember 14 by 3:45 pm to Mrs. Trexler in GuidanceCarson High School can nominate up to 2 students for the Park Scholarship at NC State University. The link below will give you more information about the scholarship. Please fill out the preapplication and the scholarship committee at Carson will choose 2 students who will then be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Levine - UNC CharlotteSeptember 14 by 3:45 pm to Mrs. Trexler in GuidanceCarson High School can nominate students for the Levine Scholarship at UNC Charlotte. The link below will give you more information about the scholarship and eligibility. Please fill out the preapplication and the scholarship committee at Carson will choose 2 students who will then be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Air Force ROTC ScholarshipsDecember 1, 2016 onlineIf you are a high school student graduating in 2017, the High School Scholarship Application will open June 1. To apply for an Air Force ROTC scholarship, you must have your application submitted online before midnight, December 1.
Hunters Helping Kids Southern Journey ChapterDue January 1, 2017 to: Hunter's Helping Kids - Southern Journey Chapter 750 Joe Lentz Rd. Salisbury, NC 28146Must be a graduating high school senior who is pursuing a higher education degree (Junior College, Community College, Technical College or University). Student must support conservation and preservation of hunting and fishing heritage. A copy of current hunting or fishing license is required.
Horatio Alger Association ScholarshipOctober 25, 2016 onlineThis program provides financial assistnace to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Student must commit to pursue a bachelor's degree and have US citizenship.
Prudential Spirit of Community AwardsNovember 8, 2016This scholarship is to recognize students who have distintguished themselves through community service.
Wendy's Heisman ScholarshipOctober 3, 2016Wendy's has a scholarship program for senior scholar athletes who push to excel on a daily basis. If you give 110% in the classroom, on the field and in the community then you should apply online today!
DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Essay ContestDue to Mrs. Trexler by Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Local winner will receive a $50 check and then be sent on to state level for the possibility of winning scholarship money at the state level.
West Teaching Scholarship at the Catawba College Academy for Teaching The scholarship is a yearly award of $2,500 in addition to any other academic scholarships for which the student is eligible. The Academy provides a wealth of experiences including early field experiences, excursions and professional networking. West Scholars selection criteria includes academic factors such as SAT/ACT scores(minimum of 1100 required on verbal and quantitative sections), high school GPA(minimum 3.4 GPA required), demonstrated leadership and community involvement, and a commitment to teaching.
US Senate Youth ScholarshipDue October 2, 2016The United States Senate Youth Program is a scholarship program that provides an educational opportunity for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing careers in public service. Student delegates winning the $5,000 scholarship and attending the week-long event in Washington, D.C. March will hear major policy addresses by Senators, cabinet members and directors from other federal agencies.