Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships
The Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship is offered to students who plan to enroll full time at one of the following Universities: North Carolina State University, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Awards are made annually to 17 graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll as full-time students in a degree-granting program at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Brooks recipients must permanently reside in one of the following counties: Alamance, Bertie, Caswell, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Swain or Warren. One additional scholarship is awarded to a student from the cities of Greensboro and High Point and to a senior at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics who is from an eligible county. Criteria include financial need, merit, leadership, character and the will of the recipient to help himself or herself prepare for a career as a useful and informed citizen.
The scholarship provides for an award of approximately one-half of the cost of an undergraduate education. Brooks Scholars may also receive funding for summer internships, research or study abroad and a one-time computer allowance up to $3,000. The scholarship is renewable, provided the recipient has continued financial need, remains enrolled full time at an eligible institution, and maintains a 2.75 cumulative grade point average and good citizenship.
Register, complete and submit the PROFILE no later than January 25; complete and submit the Brooks Application no later than February 1.