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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
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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

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Annie S. Alexander Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 15, Annually
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

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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
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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 Deadlines: January 31, Annually
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. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority provides central administration for the Brooks Foundation.

Eligibility:
-Complete application
-Demonstrate financial need
-Plan to enroll as a full-time [...] More

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Carolinas-Virginias Retail Hardware Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
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

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: January 08, Annually
The Carson Scholars Fund awards college scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Students must attend an accredited K-12 school in the United States.

An interested student must be nominated by his/her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. It is up to a school how to determine its nominee. The minimum [...] More

CFIC Everett and Trudy Suddreth Scholarship of Excellence
Application Deadlines: April 04, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 04, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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 in one of the following [...] More

Claude B. Hart Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: September 25, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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. There wasn't much money in the beginning. The first eligible players graduated in 1961, one $500 scholarship and one $250 scholarship were awarded. And from its modest beginning, the scholarship program has grown to an [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

Elmer and Rosa Lee Collins Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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
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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

ESA Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
-He or she must be a [...] More

F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Greensboro Community Swim Association
Application Deadlines: June 27, Annually
-The Greensboro Community Swim Association (CSA) manages the Annual College
Scholarship Program allocated by vote of the Board of Directors. The scholarships are
awarded based upon the decision of the Scholarship Selection Committee, in accordance
with the following criteria:
-Eligibility for Scholarship
Scholarship applicants shall be current CSA swimmers who are in their final year [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Jagannathan Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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.

Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Be a graduating senior planning to enroll as college freshmen in a full-time degree program at one of [...] More

Lloyd E. and Rachel S. Collins Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Marcus Raper Zimmerman Fund
Application Deadlines: August 15, Annually
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

NCAE Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 06, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 04, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 18, Annually
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 Home Builders Association Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The North Carolina Home Builders Association Scholarship is available to immediate family members of North Carolina Home Builders Association members who are majoring in a construction-related field.

To be eligible a student must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must be nominated by a NCHBA member firm
- Nominees shall be immediate family members of NCHBA members (i.e., children, [...] More

North Carolina League for Nursing Academic Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
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
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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 Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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 Deadlines: August 15, Annually
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

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Ray S. Church Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Sam L. Booke, Sr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Scholarship Program For a Better Life
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
Scholarship program for Hispanic student residing in the Winston-Salem/Greensboro area and surrounding counties. Those applying have the following requirements:
- Hispanic/Latino origin
- 22 years old or younger
- Fully bilingual
- Obtained high school diploma from a North Carolina high school or received GED
- Current resident of the following counties: Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Forsyth, [...] More

SHEro Inc. NC Motherless Daughters Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 19, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Senior Living Communities and our 9 retirement communities are proud to offer the Silver Pen Writing Competition again this year. The scholarship is open to high school seniors living or attending school within 25-miles of any of our retirement communities. To enter, seniors will write an essay on the following topic:

2015 Topic (for all communities except Osprey Village)

For almost 1400 [...] More

Southern Automotive Womens Forum Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
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

Spirit Square Center for Arts and Education Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
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

Stella B. Johnson Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: August 15, Annually
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

The ANSWER Endowment Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
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 4-year [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Tien Bui Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Trina M. Batchelor Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: June 23, Annually
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

Virginia Elizabeth & Alma Vane Taylor Student Nurse Fund
Application Deadlines: August 15, Annually
This scholarship will provide awards for North Carolina residents seeking associate or baccalaureate nursing degrees. Preference will be given to students seeking first-time nursing degrees. Consideration may also be given to graduate nursing degrees on a limited basis depending on available funding. Preference will be given to residents of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, and [...] More

William Tasse Alexander Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
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

Last Edited: December 2015

North Carolina Scholarships

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