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Are you in search of Scholarships for students who live in North Carolina? Scholarships of all sizes and types can be found by conducting a free, college scholarship search at Scholarships.com. With myriad financial aid opportunities available to students willing to look for them, there is no need to pay the sticker price. Just being a North Carolina resident can make you eligible for scholarships and grants. By using your state as a search criterion, Scholarships.com will help you find scholarships especially created for students attending college or residing in North Carolina. The scholarships below offer a glimpse of what may be found at Scholarships.com. For additional North Carolina scholarship opportunities, as well as ones available to you based on numerous other criteria, you can conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

African American Network - Carolinas Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The African American Network is a Duke Energy employee resource group of African American employees. The Network identifies developmental growth opportunities for African American employees at Duke Energy and creates value for Duke Energy as a business resource and an organization with solid brand reputation. As part of its mission, the African American Network - Carolinas chapter provides [...] More

Annie S. Alexander Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2017
  • Amount: $1,800
  • The Annie S. Alexander Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 in memory of Annie Alexander to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors, traditional college students and adult students. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for students who will pursue or are pursuing full-time undergraduate nursing degrees from accredited post-secondary institutions. Preference [...] More

APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the United Health Foundation have partnered to provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander students who plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field.

    Eligibility:
    -Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
    -Be a citizen, national, or legal [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
    -Tuition or room and board support
    -Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
    -A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
    -Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
    -If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $12,000
  • Established in 1955 by a Trust endowed by the late Aubrey Lee Brooks, these scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors from a 14-county area of North Carolina.

    Eligibility:
    -Must demonstrate financial need
    -Plan to enroll as a full-time student in a degree program at N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, or UNC-Greensboro
    -Must currently reside and attend high school [...] More

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,250
  • Outstanding High School Seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and Dixie Majors Baseball for boys 15 through 19 [...] More

Bruce Shelton Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Bruce Shelton Scholarship was established in June 1991 to provide a consecutive four-year renewable award
    for a graduating high school student from a Forsyth County public high school who displays the traits of athletic excellence, academic achievement, leadership, and social responsibility for which Bruce Shelton will be remembered by those who knew him The scholarship is to be applied to [...] More

Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Since 1993, Cancer for College has provided hope and inspiration to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships. Applicants are not discriminated against based on sex, race or religious belief. Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level. All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Awards range from $1,000-$5,000. Scholarship [...] More

Cancer for College Ross Skelton Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Since 1993, Cancer for College has provided hope and inspiration to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships. Applicants are not discriminated against based on sex, race or religious belief. Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level. All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Awards range from $1,000-$5,000. Scholarship [...] More

Carolinas-Virginias Retail Hardware Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The purpose of the Carolinas-Virginias Retail Hardware Scholarship is to provide undergraduate scholarships to children of employees of member firms of the Carolinas-Virginias Region of the National Retail Hardware Association. Member firms must be located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia or West Virginia.

    Eligibility:
    -Children of employees shall be defined to include natural [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/20/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...] More

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    -Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    -Pursuing a major and career in a [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/21/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.

    Eligibility:
    -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...] More

CFIC Everett and Trudy Suddreth Scholarship of Excellence

  • Application Deadline: 4/4/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Carolinas Food Industry Council (CFIC) is proud to offer employees of its member companies the opportunity to apply to win an Everett & Trudy Suddreth Scholarship of Excellence Award. Funded by the Council’s charitable foundation, the Retail Consumer Alliance (RCA), this scholarship program is awarded annually to 40 deserving students.

    Eligibility:
    -A spouse or dependent of a permanent, [...] More

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Program provides Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduates of Charlotte-Mecklenburg public high schools with financial need.

    Eligibility:
    -Be graduating senior at a Charlotte-Mecklenburg public high school
    -Be a participant in the Communities In Schools ThinkCOLLEGE® Program or the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools AVID Program
    -Be [...] More

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice.

    Eligibility:
    -Be living [...] More

Claude B. Hart Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Claude B. Hart Memorial Scholarship was established in 1994 to provide scholarships to worthy graduating high school seniors from Elkin High School who intend to major in mathematics (accounting, computer science, business administration) and/or engineering (mechanical, civil, chemical, etc.) in college. The scholarship may provide a renewable scholarship for four consecutive years of [...] More

Clyde and Martha Aldridge Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Clyde and Martha Aldridge Scholarship was established by Clyde Aldridge in 2012 to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors at Reagan High School. The scholarship provides a non-renewable award for students who will pursue full-time undergraduate degrees from accredited post-secondary institutions. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and [...] More

Colon Furr Memorial Nursing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/25/2017
  • Amount: $600
  • The Colon Furr Memorial Nursing Scholarship is available to any person who resides in North Carolina and has been accepted or is enrolled in a one-year licensed practical nurse program or is enrolled in a two-, three- or four-year program that leads to certification as a registered nurse. The school must be in North Carolina. An American Legion Post must sponsor an applicant.

    Applications [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education.

    In order to be eligible, the applicant must be a senior in high school and have at one time played in a Dixie Youth Baseball league. There is no relationship between the award of a scholarship and athletic ability. Be [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash. Legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Vermont, Colorado and the Province of Quebec, who are at least 14 years of age or older can apply. You must also attend a high [...] More

Elmer and Rosa Lee Collins Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Elmer and Rosa Lee Collins Scholarship was established in September 2006 by Elmer H. Collins to provide a college scholarship to a worthy graduating high school senior from a Forsyth County high school who will attend an accredited four-year college or university. The scholarship may provide a renewable award for four consecutive years. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of tuition, [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

    Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

    For more [...] More

F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship was established in 1997 to provide college scholarships to graduating
    Forsyth County high school seniors who will pursue a four-year baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or
    university. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.

    To receive consideration, applicants [...] More

Foundation for the Carolinas Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Spirit Square Center For Arts and Education Scholarship Fund provide scholarships to undergraduate students with demonstrated aptitude and career potential in the arts.

    All applicants must:
    -Have demonstrated talent and a declared major that indicate potential for a significant career contribution to the arts
    -Be a rising college junior or senior in good academic standing with his or [...] More

Gordon Hay Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The $5,000 Gordon Hay Scholarship is a merit-based award for an extraordinary graduating high school senior who is planning to pursue a non-performing career within the performing arts field and demonstrates a personal drive for excellence, scholarly accomplishment, and community engagement.

    Students must be planning a career in a non-performance area of the performing arts including but not [...] More

Jagannathan Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Established by industrialist N.S. Jagannathan, the scholarships were first awarded for the 1996-1997 academic year. The Jagannathan Scholarship program is administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a graduating senior planning to enroll as college freshmen in a full-time degree program at one of the constituent institutions of the University of [...] More

Jonathan LaRon Skinner Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • The Jonathan LaRon Skinner Memorial Scholarship was established by the family and friends of Jonathan Skinner in 2010 in memory of Jonathan LaRon Skinner to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for students who will pursue full-time undergraduate degrees from accredited post-secondary institutions. Scholarships will be applied [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) offers the Eastern Regional Chapter Scholarship to students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). Students who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North [...] More

L. Gordon, Jr. and June D. Pfefferkorn Student Aid Fund

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The scholarship may provide non-renewable awards to students who will pursue full-time undergraduate degrees from an accredited vocational/technical school, community college, or college/university in pursuit of a certificate, diploma or
    degree. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.

    To receive consideration, [...] More

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Foundation’s scholarship program awards annual grants for the education of deserving female students with financial need at more than 200 accredited educational institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

    In accordance with the will that established the Foundation, grantee institutions use Lettie Pate Whitehead [...] More

Lloyd E. and Rachel S. Collins Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Lloyd E. and Rachel S. Collins Scholarship was established in 1991 by former students of Lloyd E. Collins in honor of Mr. Collins' dedication to education through his service as a teacher, principal, and member of the Stokes County Schools' Board of Education for 50 years. The scholarship may provide a renewable award for worthy graduating high school seniors from North, South, and West [...] More

LR Scholars Program Lutheran Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The L-R Scholars Program awards Lutheran students two awards, the Freinds in Faith Program and the Martin Luther Fellows program. The Friends in Faith program is a church-matching program where LR matches awards from a Lutheran congregation. The Martin Luther Fellows Program is awarded to students who are members of Lutheran Churches within the North Carolina Synod of the ELCA and who are [...] More

Marcus Raper Zimmerman Fund

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the fund is to provide post-secondary scholarship assistance to handicapped individuals, or to those persons preparing themselves to work with the handicapped. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for students who will pursue a first-time, two- or four-year degree, certificate, or diploma from accredited post-secondary
    institutions. Scholarships will be applied to the [...] More

Mark Collier Caudill Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • The Mark Collier Caudill Scholarship was established by Virginia Whichard Caudill in 2010 to honor her husband on his birthday and to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors from R.J. Reynolds High School. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for a minority male student-athlete who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in pursuit of a degree. [...] More

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • MetLife Foundation was created in 1976 to continue MetLife's long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement.

    Eligibility:
    -Pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, agribusiness management, communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, technology, plant pathology, [...] More

Moving Up With Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Two (2) Two Men and a Truck Moving Up With Education scholarships are offered each year to any graduating senior who attends the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system. The first is a renewable $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to an individual who will pursue a degree in education. The second is a renewable $500 scholarship that will be awarded to an individual who is entering a technical [...] More

NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $62,500
  • AT&T is helping NACME bring the Academy of Engineering, a high school career academy program, to high schools in Anchorage, AK; Oklahoma City, OK; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee, WI; and Charlotte, NC. This program is focused on improving skills in math and science for at-risk, underrepresented students. AT&T funding also provides scholarships to students who are pursuing [...] More

NCAE Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/6/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Scholarship was established in 1992 by the North Carolina Association of Educators
    Minority Affairs Commission under the auspices of the Human and Civil Rights Commission. It continues in partnership
    with the North Carolina Foundation for Public School Children. Scholarship awards are based on the amount of money
    received annually through donations and the [...] More

NCRMA Retail Pays for College

  • Application Deadline: 4/4/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Retail is more than providing consumers with great products. The Retail Consumer Alliance Foundation (RCA) is in partnership with NCRMA to award 8 scholarships of for the 2016 school year! The scholarship can be applied to tuition expenses at accredited, nonprofit colleges, universities, community colleges, or approved educational and professional training institutes located within the United [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

    -Region I: [...] More

North Carolina Baptists College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The North Carolina Baptist Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate full-time students attending one of the five North Carolina Baptist schools: Campbell University, Chowan University, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill University and Wingate University. It is renewable for a maximum of four years. The student must apply each year. Once the scholarship has been received, the student must maintain [...] More

North Carolina Home Builders Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The North Carolina Home Builders Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. accepts applications for its college scholarships each year between January and April. The foundation awards scholarships based on a combination of need and merit to four-year college students entering their junior or senior year and technical school students entering their second year who have declared their major in a [...] More

North Carolina League for Nursing Academic Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The North Carolina League for Nursing academic scholarship fund provides scholarships to graduate students who are pursuing either a master's degree in nursing or a doctoral degree in nursing or a related discipline.

    All applicants must:
    -Be a legal resident of North Carolina
    -Have completed a minimum of 6 semester hours of course work in their graduate program of study by the application [...] More

North Carolina Sheriffs Association Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Sheriffs of North Carolina feel that the scholarship program sponsored by their Association will assist prospective personnel for Sheriff's Offices as well as other law enforcement agencies across the state.

    Eligibility: Twelve scholarships are offered each year to full-time North Carolina resident undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice, one for each UNC constituent [...] More

North Carolina Student Incentive Grant

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $700
  • This program is offered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority through College Foundation Inc., to provide financial assistance to needy North Carolina resident students attending eligible colleges and universities located within the state of North Carolina.

    Grants and Scholarships are awarded based on information you provide on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [...] More

Oliver Joel & Ellen Pell Denny Healthcare Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2017
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Oliver Joel and Ellen Pell Denny Healthcare Scholarship may provide a scholarship for North Carolina residents seeking a first-time associate or baccalaureate degree, certificate, or diploma in a healthcare field. Consideration may also be given to graduate nursing degrees on a limited basis depending on available funding. Preference is given to residents of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, [...] More

Ray S. Church Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Ray S. Church Memorial Scholarship was created in May 2006 with gifts from family and friends in memory of Ray S. Church. The non-renewable scholarship will be awarded annually to a worthy graduating high school senior from Elkin High School who will attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution seeking a two or four-year degree. Scholarships will be applied to cost of [...] More

Salem Lodge #139/Robert A. Miller Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • The Salem Lodge #139/Robert A. Miller Memorial Scholarship was established by Salem Lodge #139 in 2011 in memory of Robert A. Miller to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in the Foundation's service area.

    Eligibility:
    - Attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in The Winston-Salem Foundation's service area
    - Be [...] More

Sam L. Booke, Sr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Sam L. Booke, Sr. Scholarship was established in 1989 in honor of Sam L. Booke, Sr. to provide renewable scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the public high schools in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School system who will major in mathematics. This scholarship seeks to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in
    the mathematics field. (Note: A "mathematics degree" [...] More

SCOAR Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Southeastern Construction Owners and Associates Roundtable (SCOAR) is offering $1,000 scholarships for students who wish to pursue further education or credential in a construction-related field.

    The applicants can be a secondary student continuing their education in a postsecondary educational institution for a degree, diploma or certificate program. Applicants should be seniors in high [...] More

Serena D. Dalton Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Winston-Salem Foundation offers educational aid for college to qualified traditional and non-traditional applicants from charitable funds established by generous supporters of the community. Funds carry both general and specific restrictions.

    To receive consideration, applicants must:
    -Be residents of Forsyth County, NC
    -Have achieved a current cumulative unweighted grade point [...] More

Shamrock Irish Heritage Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 2/6/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The contest is open to young men and women of Irish birth or ancestry residing in the Triangle Area and surrounding counties, North Carolina. Contestants must be between the ages of 16 and 23. Two young men and two young women will be chosen as finalists from submitted essays and must be present for a personal interview.

    The Shamrock Irish Heritage Contest consists of an essay submission of [...] More

SHEro Inc. NC Motherless Daughters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/19/2018
  • Amount: $16,000
  • The Ruby and Kendrel Scholarship Fund was created in memory of the SHEro Inc. founders' mothers Ruby Benston and Kendrel Ross. This scholarship is open to North Carolina young women who have also had the unfortunate loss of their mother. There are two (2) scholarships available for high school seniors. Each scholarship is revolving (up to four years) and is distributed per semester. [...] More

Silver Pen Writing Competition

  • Application Deadline: 3/7/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The goal of The Silver Pen is to get young adults interested in the process of aging so that we can foster a culture of mutual understanding and respect for the aged in our society. The competition is open to all high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and live with 25-miles of one of the participating locations or attend one of the participating schools: Brightwater, Cascades Verdae, [...] More

Southern Automotive Womens Forum Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The SAWF Scholarship Program, introduced in 2011, provides financial assistance to women enrolled or enrolling in a STEM field at an accredited two-year technical program, four-year undergraduate program, or graduate program hopefully to be used for a career in the automotive industry. The amount of each scholarship is dependent upon the number of applicants and generally ranges from $500 to [...] More

Stella B. Johnson Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Winston-Salem Foundation offers educational aid for college to qualified traditional and non-traditional applicants from charitable funds established by generous supporters of the community. Funds carry both general and specific restrictions.

    Eligibility:
    -Be residents of Forsyth County, NC
    -Have achieved a current cumulative unweighted grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 [...] More

The ANSWER Endowment Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/29/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Andersen Nontraditional Scholarship for Women's Education and Retraining (ANSWER) was established to provide financial support and encouragement to adult women age 25 and older who are raising school-age children (grades Kindergarten - 12) and are seeking to earn a two-year nursing degree, a two-year degree in CPCC's Health Careers Program, or a four-year undergraduate degree in a four-year [...] More

The Pearl Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • The Pearl Scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors who are North Carolina residents in Mecklenburg County, with a weighted 3.2 GPA or higher, and has been accepted into a two- or four-year accredited college or university in the upcoming fall. Applicants are required to complete the application in full and write a 500-word essay answering the following question: "If you were to [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

The Winston-Salem A.F. Clement Trust

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The A.F. Clement Trust Scholarship was established in 1970 and repurposed in 2011 to provide scholarships for students who have been in foster care or had two deceased parents prior to the student's 18th birthday. The scholarship may provide up to two renewable awards for students who will pursue post-secondary education or vocational training leading to a certificate, degree, or diploma. [...] More

The Winston-Salem Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Winston-Salem Foundation Scholarship may provide one scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior from Forsyth County who will pursue an undergraduate degree from an accredited post-secondary institution. Scholarships will
    be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.

    To receive consideration, applicants must:
    -Attend a [...] More

Tien Bui Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Tien Bui Memorial Scholarship was established by the family of Tien Bui and may provide a non-renewable scholarship to graduating high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in the Foundation's service area and will attend North Carolina State University’s College of Engineering.

    To receive consideration, applicants must:
    -Have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/23/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win a grand [...] More

Trina M. Batchelor Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Trina M. Batchelor Memorial Scholarship was established by Stephen P. Batchelor in 2013 in memory of Trina M. Batchelor to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in the Foundation's service area. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for students who will pursue full-time
    undergraduate degrees from accredited [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2017
  • Amount: $1,500
  • U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Wes Burton Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Wes Burton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to worthy graduating high school seniors from Mt. Tabor High School. Scholarships are to be applied to cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, and room and board at an accredited college or university.

    To receive consideration, applicants must:
    -Have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5
    -Demonstrate examples of community and school service [...] More

William H. Andrews HAWS Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,200
  • The William H. Andrews/Housing Authority of Winston-Salem Scholarship was established in 1992 to assist with the cost of post-secondary undergraduate education for residents living in housing owned or managed by the Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem. The scholarship is for traditional age and non-traditional age students who will pursue degrees from accredited post-secondary two or [...] More

William Tasse Alexander Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund was established in 1982 by the will of Margery Alexander Thompson in memory of her parents and grandparents. The purpose of the Fund is to provide merit scholarships to undergraduate students from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; primarily in the field of education.

    Eligibility:
    -Be at least rising juniors or seniors in college
    -Be full-time [...] More

William Vatavuk Scholarship Award

  • Application Deadline: 4/9/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving high school senior who currently attends an accredited North Carolina high school and plans on attending a two- or four-year college or university.

    The money will be used toward tuition, fees for lab studies, books, computers, related media supplies or other supplies directly related to the pursuit of the diploma or degree. Any unrelated use of [...] More

Last Reviewed: May 2017

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