ORGANIZATION AND UNIVERSITY SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS
Don't forget to check university websites for school specific scholarships, they have money and scholarships to provide for incoming freshmen.
Wake County Public School System Online Scholarship Guide
Open Ended Deadlines:
National Co-Op Scholarship Program
Students can apply to one of ten institutions and can apply for one of these scholarships simply by completing an online version of the form. The participation and support of the Corporate Partners and Sponsors signifies a keen and ongoing interest in the professional growth and development of college students.
Requirements: 3.5 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale, apply for the 2017-18 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.
Deadline: Varies depending on school. Check brochure for specific information.
Suntrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Amount: Thirty (30) $500 scholarships to be awarded for education expenses at a college or university
Requirements: Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need
Application: Enter online or by mail once every two weeks up to 15 times during the sweepstakes period. Two winners chosen every two weeks.
Deadline: October 28, 2016 thru May 12 ,2017
Triangle Community Foundation:
Triangle Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for funding for the 2017-2018 academic year. Information and applications for the following scholarships are all available on our website, www.trianglecf.org.
Nitro College Scholarship (3 $5,000 scholarships available); Deadline- Multiple, for more information see website. www.nitrocollege.com/nitro-scholarship-application
North Carolina Community Foundation Scholarships: The North Carolina Community Foundation offers about 150 scholarships every year. Many are available to students throughout the entire state, and there are a couple that are available specifically for students in Wake County! The list of scholarships available is updated each year in February. There are multiple scholarships, with various deadlines. For more information please go to http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/
The UNCG Guarantee is a selective scholarship program for high-achieving, low-income students who plan to attend UNCG and are residents of North Carolina. The UNCG Guarantee is more than an outstanding financial aid package for those who qualify; it is also a support program that provides a variety of opportunities and services to enhance scholars’ academic achievement, leadership skills, and personal success. Please go to GUARANTEE.UNCG.EDU for more information and to apply.
Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description, Monthly deadlines: Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
***NEW****May 19, 2017, The Crowns at High Noon Seasons of Life Scholarship $1,000.00:
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Alumnae Chapter will award two scholarships to a deserving, African-American student that has demonstrated exceptional academic and leadership skills.
Applicants must meet the following criteria: The candidate must be a current, African-American high school senior, entering as a freshman in Fall 2017 at an accredited college/university with at least a 3.0 or equivalent unweighted grade point average (GPA). Awards are made on a competitive basis. Students must have an overall 3.0 GPA and must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA throughout his/her senior year of high school. Candidate must attend a high school in Wake County. For additional information about the Crowns at High Noon Seasons of Life Tea Scholarship, please contact Ms. Bettina Pope at email@example.com or (919) 306- 0072. You may also visit our website at www.kwfalumnae-dst.org for an application and additional details.
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA AWARD: The award recipient will receive $1,000.00 for the academic year for undergraduate study.
SELECTION CRITERIA: * Excellent academic progress (3.0 GPA or above Unweighted) * African-American Graduating High School Senior * Community Service Involvement * Entering freshman or first year student (according to credit) *Completed 400-500-word essay * Accepted for admission to an accredited college/ university (not on a conditional basis) for the upcoming semester (Fall 2017). * One (1) sealed letter of recommendation; must be from a school Official (i.e., principal, teacher, school counselor, etc.) Cannot be a relative of the student. * Official high school transcript as of January 2017 (sealed) HOW TO: APPLY: Applications are available our website at http://kwfalumnae-dst.org.
Mail all completed applications to: KWF Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Attn: Scholarships and Awards Committee PO Box 1359 Knightdale, NC 27545
May 22, 2017, B. Davis Scholarship:
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. Scholarship is for $1000.00 for more information and to apply please go to: www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm.
May 31, 2017, Raleigh Jaycees Scholarship:
Download the 2017 applications here:
Established by the Raleigh Jaycees in 2003, the following scholarships promote student achievement for those who have demonstrated “Leadership Development Through Community Service.” Students must be nominated by an Administrator, School Counselor, Employer or Community Service Supervisor. Criteria include merit, character, and leadership and community activities.
TWO awards will be given in 2017. Maximum amount for each award is a one-time amount of $1000. Scholarships may be applied to expenses for tuition, required fees, and required books. Scholarships will be awarded prior to the beginning of the Fall 2017 semester.
Selection of Recipients
Raleigh Jaycees Scholarship Fund Committee (RJCSF) has the sole responsibility for selecting award recipients.
In order to be eligible for a Raleigh Jaycees Leadership and Community Development Scholarship,applicants must complete the application form in its entirety and return it with supporting attachments in one envelope to the RJCSF committee. Only complete applications received by May 31, 2017 will be considered.Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of length of commitment and quality of leadership responsibilities in community and school activities, awards and honors, recommendations, and academic record. RJCSF has sole responsibility for the selection of award recipients and its decision will be final. Recipients will be notified by July 31, 2017.
For more information about the scholarships, download the information document.
*** Must be nominated by teacher, staff member or Administration.****
****NEW****May 23, 2017, The Gene Daniels Memorial Scholarship:
If you have a strong work ethic, high moral character, a sense of community service and a love of sports or physical activity, this one is for you! The application is now available in Student Services.
May 31, 2017, Rocket Lawyer Entrepreneur Contest:
Rocket Lawyer is offering $1000.00 scholarships see website for details:https://www.rocketlawyer.com/legal-entrepreneurship-scholarships.rl.
May 31, 2017, Raleigh Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities scholarship:
The scholarship is for a person who has a disability and will be pursuing either an academic undergraduate degree or vocational endeavor. Two merit scholarships will be awarded for $1000 each and the recipient will be honored in July in conjunction with the commemoration of the anniversary of the ADA.
Previous recipients are not eligible.
Applications will be considered from persons who reside in Raleigh.
You may also visit the City’s website at www.raleighnc.gov. From there, you can do a search for the Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities and find a application form. Click here for application.
June 1, 2017, Fashion School, "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship":
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.
June 1, 2017, "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program:
We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.
June 1, 2017, " Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship:
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.
June 12, 2017, Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program:
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 10th year.
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline - June 12, 2017.
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
June 15, 2017, Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship:
Oz will award one (1) talented student a $1,000 scholarship this year. Please see website for information: https://www.ozmoving.com/Scholarship.
***NEW****July 1, 2017, The NC State chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship:
The 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!
As a valued partner in education, we need your help in getting the word out about these scholarships. Will you please add this information to your scholarship page and pass it along to the graduating male seniors at your school who will be attending NC State for the Fall 2017 semester?
SigEp is a leadership organization that will award over $225,000 at 180 campuses across the country through the Balanced Man Scholarship this year. Our mission is to Build Balanced Men and our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe these are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life.
To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must submit an application by July 1st, 2017 and enroll, full-time, at NC State for the 2017 term. Applicants can apply online at: https://goo.gl/forms/QdBJ2M6ejQhy5rng1
Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship.
If you have any questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship or the transition to NC State, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.Thank you for your time and assistance.
July 17, 2017, Couch Oil Cares Scholarship:
Section A. Selection Committee: Representatives from Couch Oil Company, the Durham Bulls Baseball Club, former
scholarship recipients and other community leaders shall serve on the Couch Oil Cares (COC) Scholarship Selection
Section B. Application: Applications for the Couch Oil Cares Scholarships will be available online at
www.DurhamBulls.com (Community section), www.couchoilcompany.com, the Couch Oil Company Facebook page and other mutually agreed upon locations.
Section C. Eligibility: Applications for the scholarships shall be limited to:
• Current high school seniors (as of April 1, 2017) from Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Franklin,
Granville, Johnston, Nash, Orange, Person, Wake and Wilson counties .
• The applicant must have been accepted to and registered at either a four-year or community college for the
fall of 2017.
Section D. Deadline: Applications must be postmarked no later than July 17,2017.
Section E. Granting Scholarships: Couch Oil Company will award four (4) scholarships of $1,000 each for one year only.
The scholarships will be paid directly to the school in one installment after proof of acceptance and registration is
Section F. Required Documents: To be eligible for the Couch Oil Cares Scholarship, an applicant must submit the
following credentials to the selection committee by July 17, 2017:
1. An application for the scholarship.
2. An official high school transcript for grades 9-12.
3. One letter of recommendation from a high school teacher/counselor/advisor.
4. A letter of acceptance from the student's intended college/community college.
5. Other supportive documents or letters that may enhance the application.
6. A resume of significant honors, achievements and extra curricular activities in grades 9-12, including
Section G. Interview: If deemed a finalist, the applicant must be available for an interview with the Scholarship
Committee in July 2017.
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