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Thank you for visiting the CHS Scholarship Webpage! Below you will find scholarships offered to graduating students. Please be sure you are working to complete your FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa and using other scholarship search engines for additional scholarship opportunities. For an appointment to discuss financial aid and scholarships, please contact Jessica Sadler, School Counselor, at 252-393-7022 ext. 1120 or email jessica.sadler@carteretk12.org. 

Carteret-Craven Electric Foundation Community College Scholarships

Scholarship opportunity to help students enrolled in courses at Carteret or Craven community college in the fall.

The Carteret-Craven Electric Foundation will award scholarships valued at up to $1,000 each to four local community college students beginning in the fall. Two students at Carteret Community College and two at Craven Community College can earn $250 a semester for a total of four semesters of study.

 

Scholarships will be awarded according to need (75 percent) and merit (25 percent). To be eligible, the applicant must live at a residence that is served by Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative. Additional eligibility requirements and applications are available at online at www.carteretcravenelectric.coop/Scholarships, or at the co-op’s office in Newport or Havelock. The completed packet must be received by CCEC by 5 p.m. on June 21.

(2019-2020 Seniors) Olde Beaufort Farmers’ Market Summer Internship/Scholarship

The Olde Beaufort Farmers’ Market is looking for high school rising seniors interested in being interns at the Saturday morning markets which run from  8:30 – 1:00.

Interns would be an important part of the market operation including working

with market vendors, selling market merchandise in the Welcome Tent, helping to serve food, working with kids in the Kids’ Corner tent, and various other activities.Participation of at least 30 hours in this internship program will qualify the student intern for consideration for a sizeable scholarship at the end of the school year. We hope that those who are looking for volunteer community service hours, those who are interested in giving back to their community, and those who are interested in working with people in a fun environment at the farmers’ market will email at: oldebeaufortfarmersmarket@gmail.com. 

Black Elected Municipal Officials Scholarship

Each year the NC Black Elected Municipal Officials, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students (of all races) who live in NC and will attend a university/college in the NC System or out of state

 

The awards are $1,000.00 for students attending a (four year) college or University and $500.00 for students attending a Technical School. Applicant must have a grade point average at or above 3.0. The application deadline is June 21, 2019 DEADLINE. Application has been emailed to you or you can visit Mrs. Sadler to pick up a paper application. 

Evangeline Reels Memorial Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

The Evangeline Reels Memorial Scholarship is offering a scholarship to students with a 2.5 GPA or higher who are attending a historically black college/university in the Fall. Two letters of recommendation are required as well as a short essay. Deadline is May 31st. Please mail completed application packet to address listed on application before May 31st. Application has been sent to your email or you can stop by and see Mrs. Sadler to pick up a copy. 

Ocean Lodge Masonic Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

The Ocean Lodge Masonic Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to seniors who are attending any 2-year or 4-year school. You must have a satisfactory GPA as well as school conduct record. Deadline is May 31st. Please submit to Mrs. Sadler, school counselor. Application has been sent to your email or you can stop by to see Mrs. Sadler for a copy. 

Austin Sherron Foundation Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

This scholarship is for a graduating student who has or is overcoming life challenges and hardships and has at least two seasons of athletic participation. This is a $2,000 local scholarship, so please apply! The application has been sent to your student email and you can see Mrs. Sadler if you need a copy. Must turn in by May 10, 2019 to Mrs. Sadler in student services. 

Sunshine Lady Foundation Scholarship-Apply by July 1

Sunshine Lady Foundation Scholarships

Still available.

Applications come from slfscholarships@usa.net

 

Student needs to contact Mrs. Box directly and request an application + provide a full postal mailing address BEFORE THE END OF MAY! Deadline is not until July 1 but applications MUST be secured before Memorial Day or student won’t have time to secure all the required information. 100+ slots open annually and never fill them all.

 

-Need AND merit based.

-Annual gross family income under $95,000 + at least a 3.0 GPA.

 

Contact directly :  

Mary Ellen Box, Director

Sunshine Lady Scholarships

280 Henderson Dr

Newport, NC 28570

slfscholarships@usa.net 

Emerald Isle Business Association Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

A $1,000.00 scholarship is being given by the Emerald Isle Business Association to a deserving senior attending Croatan High School  The scholarship recipient must be involved in the school community, exhibit academic achievement and have plans to attend a two-year or four-year college or university. Interested applicants must complete this application along with a brief statement of education and career goals by May 1st, 2019. Croatan Seniors return scholarship application to Jessica Sadler by May 1st, 2019. A copy of the scholarship application has been emailed to you or you can see Mrs. Sadler in student services to pick up a copy. 

John F. McKenna Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

This scholarship will be awarded to a senior attending CHS. The recipient will have a 3.75 GPA, be actively involved in extracurricular school sponsored activities (athletics, band, drama, art, etc.), demonstrate involvement in community service, and express interest in pursuing a career in public service. This includes law enforcement, federal government, military service, teaching, nursing, medicine, social work, and community outreach. Essay required. Please see Mrs. Sadler for the application. Due April 30, 2019. 

Carteret County Association of Realtors Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

Please follow the link to apply for the Carteret County Association of Realtors Scholarship https://www.ccarrealtors.org/scholarship-program . Deadline is April 15, 2019 to be mailed to address provided on application. 

Applicants will be judged on the following for their four years of high school; • Financial need • Scholastic achievements • Community service • Extra curricular activities • Employment history

Nancy Duffy Russell Education Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

The Nancy Duffy Russell Scholarship is for a student residing in Carteret County who is seeking a degree in Education. The scholarship will be awarded in four (4) equal payments as long as the student maintains a 3.0 average or better. A copy of this scholarship has been emailed to you. New Deadline is now Monday, April 15.
 

2109 Hurricane Florence Scholarship (NC Community Foundation)-NOW CLOSED

The North Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce the NCCF Disaster Relief & Resilience Scholarship

This scholarship opportunity is intended to support students affected by Hurricane Matthew or Hurricane Florence.

Eligible students are attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning in the immediately following year and resided in areas impacted by Hurricanes Matthew or Florence. The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years. Applicants will be considered based on the severity of the impact of the disaster on their lives, their financial need, and how they have demonstrated resilience in overcoming obstacles related to the disasters. 

Applications are due April 30 and can be accessed by clicking: https://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/nccf-disaster-relief-and-resilience-scholarship

NC Wesleyan $10,000 Hurricane Florence Scholarship

NC Wesleyan is offering a $10,000 Hurricane Florence scholarship for our area due to being heavily impacted by Hurricane Florence.This scholarship is for students that have applied, been accepted, and choose to come to North Carolina Wesleyan in the Fall of 2019.

There are also academic scholarships that start at $12,500 renewable up to 4 years and the President’s Scholarship of $18,000 that is renewable as well. Students must have the GPA and either the SAT or the ACT score in that category to qualify. If they do not qualify for academic scholarships, grants are offered as well. 98% of NC Wesleyan students receive some type of financial aid. The average financial aid package is $32,000 dollars.

To apply, please contact: 

Christine LeCompte
Admissions Counselor

CLeCompte@NCWC.EDU

American Legion Legacy Scholarship-Now Closed

To qualify and apply for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship, you must be able to answer YES to the following 3 questions.

  1. Are you currently a high school senior and/or accepted at or attending an institution of higher education?
  2. Is your institution of higher education a nonprofit and regionally-accredited institution? (If you are unsure, contact your institution's admission office. Regional accreditation applies to the whole school not a program.)
  3. Does at least one of the following statements apply to you?
    1. A legal parent of mine died while serving on active duty, U.S. military service on or after September 11, 2001. (Does not have to be a death out-of-country or in combat.)
    2. A legal parent of mine is a Post-9/11 veteran of the U.S. military, who has been given a disability rating of 50% or higher by the Veterans Administration

Application Deadline is April 15. 2019. Visit https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy

National Assocaition for the Education of Homeless Youth Scholarship

NAEHCY will award a minimum of four (4) $2,000 scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be under the age of 21 prior to the application due date;
  • Applicant must be actively pursuing post-secondary education;
  • Applicant must be homeless or have been homeless at any time during their school attendance. Parameters on homeless status are defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act (see below).

Submit completed scholarship applications by April 30, 2019, via online upload, mail, or email at https://naehcy.org/scholarship-application/

Shelton Leadership Challenge & $1,000 Scholarship to Wesleyan

North Carolina Wesleyan College is delighted to offer The Shelton Challenge on our campus July 7-July 12, 2019The Shelton Challenge seeks youth that are rising 9th to 12th grades students (graduating seniors included) with a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Cost to attend the program is $500 for the week. The cost includes meals, room, transportation during the camp, and all activities while attending camp.

Below you will find the link to the website if you are interested in attending a leadership camp and engaging in values-based leadership.  The core curriculum focuses on leadership roles and accountability, team building, leadership styles and situations, social responsibility, integrity as a leader, public speaking, changing behaviors and goal setting.  These challenges are designed to appeal to youth who are motivated to learn how to lead others and make a difference for their families, community and nation. The application deadline is May 17, 2019. We will accept application after this date on a rolling basis until the program has been filled.

Also, The Shelton Challenge will offer a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to students who complete the Shelton Challenge and enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at North Carolina Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewable for each academic year (fall/spring) if the student maintains an overall GPA of at least a 2.70 (and is enrolled as a full-time student) for a maximum of four academic years.

http://ncwc.edu/shelton-challenge

2019 Carteret County NAACP-Now Closed

The 2019 Carteret County NAACP Scholarship is open to senior students of ALL races who have a minimum 2.0 GPA and are involved in community, church. or other civic organizations.

 

Please note that the application deadline is April 1, 2019 (DEADLINE EXTENDED), and requires three letters of reference. The cover letter and application have been sent to your student email and paper copies are available in student services as well (Mrs. Sadler). 

Morehead First United Methodist Church Scholarship-Now Closed

Each year the Scholarship Committee of First United Methodist Church (FUMC) awards scholarships to deserving students in our community. Priority for these awards goes first to members of FUMC who have demonstrated financial need and who are preparing for religious vocations or other fields of service to their fellow man. Members of the community at large who are not FUMC members may also be considered. The number of scholarships awarded and amount varies each year. The deadline for completed FUMC scholarship applications is April 24, 2019. The application has been emailed to you and you can see Mrs. Sadler in student services to pick up a copy of this application. 

Emerald Isle Baptist Church Braswell/Finch Scholarship-Now Closed

The application is now available in student services (Mrs. Sadler) and has been emailed to seniors for a $1,000 scholarship that is being given by Emerald Isle Baptist Church (EIBC). It is open to members, their children as well as others who have actively been involved at Emerald Isle Baptist Church. The deadline for this year is April 14th. This scholarship application can be submitted to 304 Emerald Plantation Road, Emerald Isle, NC 28594 or turned in to The EIBC's secretary. 

Newport Women of the Moose Scholarship

Newport Women of the Moose is offering two $500 scholarships to the class of 2019. This is for any senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in the field of education, medical, pharmaceutical, veterinarian, or dental field. 

Applicants should submit a letter of vocational intent, resume, official transcript, college/university acceptance letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to the address below by April 30, 2019:

Newport WOTM, Chapter 2060

P.O. Box 282

Newport, NC 28570

Beaufort Ole Towne Rotary Club College Scholarship 2019-NOW CLOSED

This scholarship is given by the Beaufort Rotary Club. There are no specific eligibility requirements, however, it does appear that financial need, strong academics, extracurriculars and quality of essay are all equally considered. The deadline for submission is March 20, 2019. This application has been emailed to your student account and Mrs. Sadler has paper copies as well. 

North Carolina Coastal Federation's Coastal Stewardship Scholarship-Now Closed

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is pleased to announce the 2019 Coastal Stewardship Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship for graduating high school seniors with outstanding dedication to our coastal environment. 

This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in one of North Carolina’s 20 coastal counties. The application deadline is April 15th. To learn more and apply, visit Coastal Stewardship Scholarship (https://is.gd/coastalscholar).

The Coastal Federation is a member-supported nonprofit organization working to protect and restore coastal habitats and water quality. 

This award will be made by the Coastal Federation’s Scholarship Committee based on the following evaluation criteria:
• GPA of 3.0 or higher
• Past environmental accomplishments
• Future environmental plans
• Community involvement and volunteerism
• Personal interest in the coastal environment
• Special need for the scholarship
• Personal reference  

Carteret County Home Builders Association Scholarship-Now Closed

The Carteret County Home Builders Association offers a $1000 scholarship for students who plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college for a degree in a construction related field. The application is available online through the NC Community Foundation.

 

https://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/carteret-county-association-of-home-builders-murdoch-scholarship

 

Applications must be postmarked by March 26, 2019.

 

Geraldine Mayo Beveridge Scholarship Endowment


Available for a graduating senior from a Carteret County public high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA who serves as a positive role model for other students,has applied for admission to an accredited two- or four-year college or university as a full-time student, and plans to pursue a degree in education to become a certified teacher of vocational education in fields such as business, agriculture, industrial arts, family and consumer education or health occupation education.

 

To apply, visit: www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

Carteret County Retired School Personnel Scholarship Endowment-Now Closed

Available for a graduating senior from a Carteret County public high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA who serves as a positive role model for other students,has applied for admission to an accredited two- or four-year college or university as a full-time student, and plans to pursue a degree in education.

 

To apply, visit: www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

CFNC $5,000 Scholarship

College Foundation, Inc. is excited to announce that the NC Assist Loan Program just launched the “Score a $5,000 Assist for College.”  Any RISING college student or CURRENT college student, or parents of students, who will be attending college in the Fall are eligible to enter!  Contest ends April 10.  See the attached handout for all the contest rules and other details.

 

TO ENTER, click here:  

www.NCAssist.org

 

Joseph H. Tallman Scholarships in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Graduate from a public high school in Carteret County with a 3.0 or higher unweighted GPA who is a US citizen and has resided in Carteret County full-time for at least the past 12 months, who is enrolling full-time in an accredited four-year college or university seeking a bachelor's degree in either mechanical engineering or electrical engineering, and who demonstrates involvement in extracurricular activities and exhibits good moral character. **PLEASE NOTE: Although students should use the North Carolina Community Foundation's common application form, this scholarship requires three specific reference letters - (1) one from a math or physics teacher, (2) one from a teacher or school administrator, and (3) one from a non-family member in the community. Furthermore, the required essay should be no more than two pages and describe (1) why you have chosen a career in engineering, (2) what qualities you possess that would enable you to succeed in the engineering field, and (3) how you foresee utilizing your degree to make a difference in your selected field of interest.**

To Applyhttps://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships?nc-counties=carteret

Transportation Impact Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

Transportation Impact and First Flight Solutions is now accepting applications for four, $2500 scholarships.

Submit to jillian.farrington@transimpact.com by noon on April 2, 2019.

To Apply Click: https://transportationimpact.lpages.co/ti-and-ffs-scholarship-page/

Claire Martin Combs Memorial Scholarship

The Neuse-Pamlico Sound Women’s Coalition will award four Claire Martin Combs Memorial Scholarships to deserving African American females in four different counties. 

 

The applicant must meet the following criteria:
⦁ Must be an African American female.
⦁ Must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited university or
community college. Must provide a letter of acceptance or a
verification of enrollment.
⦁ Must be active in community, church, or other civic organizations.
⦁ Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. (transcript must be included)
⦁ Must have overcome some circumstance that ordinarily would be a
deterrent to pursuing a college education.

 

Please see Mrs. Sadler for the application. Deadline is April 12th to the address provided on the application. 

NC Federation of Republican Women NC Military Scholarship

The NC Federation of Republican Women is offering a $1,000 merit-based scholarship to an accredited NC college, vocational or technical institution.

 

Eligible recipient is an NC High School Senior who is either: 1.) a dependent child of an NC service member wounded or killed while serving in a combat zone from September 11, 2001, until the present, or 2.) one whose military sponsor was an NC resident at the time of service.

 

The application can be obtained by emailing Pat C. Smith at ncfrepublicanwomen@gmail.com. The deadline is April 15, 2019. 

 

Life Lessons Scholarship Program-Now Closed

Here is a link for $15,000 scholarship for a student that has lost a parent.you'll need to submit either a 500-word essay or a 3-minute video discussing how the death of your parent or guardian affected your life financially and emotionally. 

Deadline is March 1, 2019.

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-grade-level/high-school-scholarships/life-lessons-scholarship-program/

NC Safewater Endowment Fund Scholarships

NC Safewater Endowment Fund Scholarships
  • Scholarship to be awarded a student pursuing a degree in a curriculum that emphasizes the protection of public health by providing drinking water and/or protecting the quality and integrity of the water environment at an institution of higher education located in North Carolina
  • Maintain a GPA greater than 3.0
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must not be related to scholarship sponsors nor employed by such sponsors and not an employee of nor related to officer or director of NAWWA-WEA, nor to any member of the Endowment Committee
  • Preference will be given to students who are members of a student chapter of NC AWWA-WEA
One (1) $2,000 (renewable annually for up to 4 years) July 1

$10,000 State Employees Credit Union (SECU) People Helping People Scholarship 2019-NOW CLOSED

The People Helping People Scholarship 2019 is offered through the generosity of the State Employees Credit Union (SECU).

 

Beginning in 2018, new eligibility requirements, as well as new procedures for the application process, were put into place by SECU.

NEW eligibility requirement: "Scholarship will only be awarded to public high school seniors who are either members of SECU or eligible for membership through a parent/guardian." For proof of membership, just the top portion of a bank statement with the student's or parent's name and address and SECU's logo or a photocopy of the statement in the mailing envelope is perfect. This will be required with application. For information on how to become a member: https://www.ncsecu.org/aboutsecu/MembershipEligibility.html

 

NEW Application Process: SECU has changed the process for awarding the scholarships to a district level-based decision-making model. Each Carteret County high school will submit their top 2 choices to a County Committee that will decide the winner for each high school. Please adhere to these deadlines, not those listed on SECU’s website.

 

Step 1: Google Form will be sent out on February 8, 2019, to all Carteret County high school students via their school email accounts.

Step 2: “Proof” materials due to Mrs. Sadler by February 19, 2019, before 3 p.m. All materials need to be in one sealed envelope with your full legal name and “People Helping People Scholarship 2019” on the outside. Please see bottom for the 4 required "proof materials."

Step 3: For verified students, applications will be provided and will be due to Mrs. Sadler by March 5, 2019, before 3 p.m.

Step 4: 2 CHS Finalists will be notified by March 11, 2019.

Step 5: CHS Finalists’ Bio, Consent, and Photo due to Mrs. Sadler by March 18, 2019, before 3 p.m.

Step 6: Finalists from each high school will be sent to the County Committee by March 25, 2019.

 

(Proof Materials) How can you be ready ahead of time? Gather these items: 1. Proof of SECU Membership 2. Page 1 of your FAFSA  3.Copy of your acceptance letters to only the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina System 4. Photo, headshot only

Les Vingt Femmes Scholarship-Now Closed

This local scholarship is for graduating seniors who have a 3.0 GPA and are of African-American decent. Please see Mrs. Sadler for the scholarship application. Deadline is Saturday, February 23rd. 

 

 

North Carolina Community Foundation Scholarships

 

The NC Community Foundation offers about 150 scholarships every year.  

Many are available to students specifically for students in CARTERET COUNTY!

 

Scholarships for Carteret County:

Carteret County Association of Home Builders Murdoch Scholarship

Carteret County Retired School Personnel Scholarship Endowment

Edward S. Dixon Scholarship Endowment

 Geraldine Mayo Beveridge Scholarship Endowment

Joseph H. Tallman Scholarships in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

 V.J. “Puck” & Pearl O’Neal Scholarship Fund

 

You can apply at:

http://nccommunityfoundation.org/Scholarships

Master Gardeners Volunteer Association of Carteret County Scholarship

 

The Master Gardeners of Carteret County are once again offering a $1000 scholarship to a County student who will be pursuing a field of study in horticulture or agricultural sciences. The deadline for receipt of application in the CCMGVA office is April 30, 2019.scholarship/

https://carteret.ces.ncsu.edu/2019/02/extension-master-gardener-volunteer-association-of-carteret-county-offer-a-scholarship/

(SEANC) State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarships

SEANC offers a $1,000 scholarship to dependents of a State Employees Association of NC members that plans to attend a technical school, community college, trade school, junior college or a for-year university. Application can be found at https://scholarshipbuddynorthcarolina.com/scholarships/58414/state-employees-association-of-north-carolina-scholarships Deadline date is APRIL 15, 2019.

(NCHSAA) NC High School Athletic Association Endowed Fund Scholarships

Student Athletes-Please visit the following link for access to a number of scholarships offered by the NCHSAA. Deadlines and requirements may vary. 

 

https://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/nchsaa-endowed-fund-scholarships

NC Department of Veteran's Affairs Scholarships-NOW CLOSED

North Carolina Veterans' Scholarships
  • Must be children (under age 25 at time of application) of certain deceased or disabled veterans or of veterans who were listed as POW/MIA
  • Veteran's disabilities must have occurred during a period of war
  • Veteran must have been a legal resident of North Carolina at time of entry into service, or child must have been born in North Carolina and resided there continuously
  • Visit CFNC.org to apply
Full scholarships including tuition, room and board and fees March 1

The Sunshine Lady Foundation Scholarships

The Sunshine Lady Scholarship program supports college bound students of all ages, majors, and schools. These available scholarships are merit and need-based. Many of these scholarships are "full-rides" considering satisfactory GPA and enrollment are met. Please call 252-393-7146 or email slfscholarships@usa.net to obtain an application. You must secure an application packet by June 1, 2019 and submit your application by July 1, 2019.

Ocean Masonic Lodge Scholarship

The Masons of Ocean Lodge #405 A.F. & A.M., located in Morehead City, NC are offering a $1,000 scholarship to students graduating from Croatan High School or West Carteret High School.  Students must have been accepted by an accredited College, University, or Vocational School.  To learn more and to receive an application, please see Mrs. Sadler in Student Services.  Application Deadline: July 1, 2018. ** Please note that you may want to complete this application before May 31st in order to get the recommendation letters, transcripts, test scores, etc. that the scholarship application requires.

CC Schools-Blake Beadle Scholarships (Three Scholarships) NOW CLOSED

Morehead City resident Blake Beadle has created three college scholarships in memory of three long-time childhood friends. The scholarships will be handled by the Carteret County Public School Foundation. Mr. Beadle is a member of the Carteret County Board of Education.

The scholarships are available to seniors attending Croatan High School, East Carteret High School or West Carteret High School.

Applications are available in each of the school’s counseling centers. Each scholarship will be for $500 and are available to students planning to attend a college or community college.

 

1. The Andrew Kitchen Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by Mr. Beadle in memory of his childhood friend, who passed away at a young age in a vehicle accident. High school seniors interested in pursuing courses in the areas of health or human services or vocational and trades education are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

 

2. The Jessica Wells Natalie Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by Mr. Beadle in memory of his childhood friend, who passed away in her mid-20s in a vehicle accident with her husband. High school seniors interested in pursuing courses in the areas of teaching and education are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

 

3. The Tony Scorsune Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by Mr. Beadle in memory of his childhood friend, who passed away two years ago after a health issue. High school seniors interested in courses in the culinary arts area or business management are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

 

Completed applications should be mailed to the Carteret County Public School System, T. Nance, 107 Safrit Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516, and must be received by the March 15, 2019, deadline.

Carteret Health Care Scholarships (RN, RT, Radiography, ST)

Carteret Health Care offers the following scholarships for individuals pursuing health careers as Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Radiography and Surgical Technologists. Each of these scholarships will cover approximately 90% of the program.

 

There is no one deadline for submitting these scholarships as it is based upon the timing of your admittance to the particular program. For the complete scholarship application packet, please see Mrs. Sadler in student services.

Golden Leaf Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

Golden LEAF Scholarship Program for Four Year Degree

  • Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes.
  • Be a high school senior enrolling full-time as a first-year student or a community college transfer student enrolling for the first time at any participating North Carolina college or university.
  • Be a resident of a rural county that is economically distressed and/or tobacco dependent. 
  • Have financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Essay Required

Two hundred and fifteen (215) $3000 scholarships per year for up to four years. Deadline is March 1!

Apply at CFNC.org --Click the "PAY" tab--Click "Grants and Scholarships"--search for the Golden Leaf Application.

The Seaside Arts Council Scholarship

The Seaside Arts Council is offering a $500 scholarship to two area high school seniors (one at Swansboro High School and one at Croatan High School) who are interested in pursuing a degree in the visual or performing arts at the college level. Scholarships will be awarded to the candidate who shows the most passion and promise in their field.

 

Application Deadline: March 30, 2019. All applications must be postmarked by March 30, 2019 to be considered. Please see Mrs. Sadler in student services for application. 

Carteret Health Care Nursing Scholarships

This is a great opportunity for Health Science students who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing!!!

 

Carteret Health Care (CHC) has established 3 scholarships just for high school seniors.  CHC will offer 3 nursing scholarships to Carteret County Public Schools high school seniors to received when they are accepted into RIBN nursing program.  Each scholarship equals $11,000 towards the total cost of the program. RIBN applications are due January 31, 2019.

For the Application please contact Barbara Maia, Recruitment Coordinator at Carteret Health Care   

Office: 252-499-6028  bhmaia@carterethealth.org

John F. McKenna Jr. Service Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a senior attending CHS. The recipient will have a 3.75 GPA, be actively involved in extracurricular school sponsored activities (athletics, band, drama, art, etc.), demonstrate involvement in community service, and express interest in pursuing a career in public service. This includes law enforcement, federal government, military service, teaching, nursing, medicine, social work, and community outreach. Essay required. Please see Mrs. Sadler for the application. Due April 30, 2019. 

Delta Kappa Gamma Teaching Scholarship for Female Students

The teaching sorority, Delta Kappa Gamma, is offering a $500 Scholarship for a senior female who is interested in becoming a teacher.  The deadline for entries is March 21, 2019.  Please call me if you have questions at 252-728-2304. Application has been emailed to you by Mrs. Sadler or you can visit student services to pick up an application. 

Camp Lejune Officers' Spouses' Club Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

The Camp Lejeune Officers’ Spouses’ Club awards scholarships to qualified seniors (graduating in the spring of 2019) based on academic excellence, merit and service. Since part of the OSC’s mission is to use our time, talents and energy to enhance the Camp Lejeune community, we award students and spouses who are doing the same for their communities. To apply, Please visit http://camplejeuneosc.org/CLOSC-Scholarship-Philanthropy. Applications are due March 5,2019. 

Swansboro Rotary Foundation Scholarship-CLOSED

The Swansboro Rotary Foundation Scholarship is available for pick up in student services (via Mrs. Sadler). To be eligible you must be planning to attend a four-year or two-year college with the intention of earning a 4 year degree. The scholarship is up to $4,000, payable in amounts of $1,000 annually and is based 40% on financial need, 30% on academic achievement, and 30% for other considerations (extracurricular activities, special circumstances, goals and aspirations). The scholarship application requires 3 recommendation forms along with the paper application. These completed applications must be returned to Mrs. Sadler in student services by Thursday, February 14th. 

Younce, Vtipil & Baznik Scholarship Essay Contest-Now Closed

Younce, Vtipil & Baznik, P.A. are proud to announce a scholarship competition for North Carolina high school and college students. These scholarships will be awarded to assist North Carolina students with tuition costs for attending a two or four year college in 2019. 

Applications are open now, and are due by April 1, 2019 (which will approach quickly). Complete details including eligibility, application instructions, and criteria can be found here: attorneync.com/scholarship 

 

2019 Charles R. Ullman and Associates Scholarship

Charles R. Ullman and Associates is announcing a 2019 scholarship for North Carolina Students sponsored by the firm.

The scholarship offers three cash awards to the top three essays responding to the following prompt: 

"How can men become allies for the MeToo movement? Since the movement promotes women speaking out, what can men to do make victims of harassment become more comfortable speaking out? How do you think the movement has changed environments in the workplace, social life, and other areas?"

We are hoping to get more applicants this year, so I'm writing to you in the hope that you will share this with your seniors planning to attend a college or university. The deadline is April 15th, 2019, and winners will be announced by May 15th.

You can view the link to the scholarship details and application here: www.charlesullman.com/scholarship-essay-contest
 

North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship

The 2019 NCCSC Scholarship and Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship application is now available.  The scholarship is available to all North Carolina residents who have been accepted by a North Carolina school of higher learning: a College, University, Community College, or Technical School.  In addition, at least one parent must be a member of the NCCSC, or a client of the Child Support Program (through either Child Support Services or Clerk of Court Services). 

 

The deadline is April 19, 2019.

 

 

DAR Scholarships

Seniors, please visit www.dar.org to view the many scholarships available to you through the Daughters of the American Revolution. Each of these scholarships must be submitted by February 12, 2019. 

Cherry Point Officers' Spouses' Club Scholarship Program-NOW CLOSED

The purpose of the Cherry Point OSC Scholarship Program is to acknowledge outstanding military dependents of any rank within the MCAS Cherry Point community by offering financial assistance towards education in any field of their choice. In previous years, the OSC has been honored to provide numerous merit based scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. The number and amount of scholarships awarded is based on funds allocated by the OSC Board through income generated during the OSC year (June 1st through May 31st). Deadline is March 15, 2019. To apply please visit,    http://www.cherrypointosc.org/scholarships/   

Coastal Carolina Military Officers' Association of American

The CCMOAA Scholarship awards four $1,000 scholarships to an immediate family member of a Retired U.S. Uniformed Services personnel or an immediate family member of an Active Duty U.S. Uniformed Services personnel permanently assigned to a command within Carteret, Craven, Pamlico, Jones, Beaufort County. Deployed military must be permanently assigned to a command within one of the above five county areas. The applicant must be a graduating senior accepted and planning to attend any accredited college, university, or community college in NC or out-of-state. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student. This scholarships may be based on financial need, however, all-around excellence in academics and civic and social activities will be instrumental in the selection process.

 

To apply for the scholarship please visit https://www.ccmoaa.org/_journal.php and click the scholarship link to find the application as well as the guidelines to ensure you submit all necessary documents to the committee by April 5, 2019. 

Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship

The North Carolina Junior Chamber International Senate offers a scholarship to graduating North Carolina seniors. North Carolina awards at least (2) $500 scholarships. Additionally, North Carolina submits (2) applications to the United States JCI Senate to participate in the national scholarship program. The US JCI Senate awards various $1,000 scholarships.

 

The application and information are available at http://www.ncjcisenate.org/KyleByrdMemorialScholarship.aspx.

 

Crystal Coast Choral Society Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

The Crystal Coast Choral Society Scholarship is a $500 scholarship available to graduating seniors who have been accepted by a four-year college, university, or community college planning to major in music (performance, education, or therapy). 

 

The deadline is January 31, 2019. Please see Mrs. Sadler in student services to pick up an application.

Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships-NOW CLOSED

The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited high school in NC and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in North Carolina next fall.  Specific eligibility requirements are academic rank in the top 10% of the class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community).  Financial need is not the primary consideration.  $2000

 

The Mary Rose Mille-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited high school in NC and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall.  Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in the top 10% of the class, Minimum SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community).  Financial need is not the primary consideration. $2000

 

The Clare Johnson Marly-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited high school in NC and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall, and who is declaring as his/her major an area of the fine arts.  Specific eligibility requirements are academic rank in the top 20% of the class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community).  Financial need is not the primary consideration.  $2000  

 

***Application information for the above 3 scholarships can also be found at the North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa website at this link: https://sites.google.com/a/alphadeltakappa.org/nc-alpha-delta-kappa/home/foundation/scholarships-grants. Please note that the Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship and the Mary Rose Mille-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship are on the same form.  

 

The North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship is also available.  It is also for $2000 and is open to a male or a female, on track to graduate and planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university.  Specific eligibility requirements are SAT score of 990 to 1130 or ACT composite score between 20 and 25, unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5, good character, integrity, leadership potential and service to the school, community, and church.  Students should apply for this scholarship through the North Carolina Community Foundation at https://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/.

  

Light on the Hill Scholarship-UNC Chapel Hill-NOW CLOSED

The Light on the Hill Society Scholarship is available to African-American students interested in attending The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. These talented scholars demonstrate academic excellence, outstanding leadership abilities, community service dedication and have great potential to become involved and informed alumni.

Application Deadline March 3, 2019, 11:59 p.m. (EST)

Applicants will be evaluated and selected by a selection committee based on their academic achievement, evidence of community service, leadership qualities and the strength of their essays.  The following scholarships will be awarded for fall 2019:

  • Two (2) $2,000 LOTH Julius Peppers scholarships (renewable up to three years)
  • Eight (8) one-time $2,500 LOTH scholarships

Online Application Process

BBB Torch Scholarships-NOW CLOSED

Better Business Bureau Torch Scholarships recognize students who personify high ethical standards as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity, and academic history.

 

Deadline:

BBB must receive entries by 4:30pm on January 31, 2019.

Submit your completed digital entry or mail a hard copy version of it typed on 8.5” x 11” paper. Entries must be received by BBB prior to the deadline in order to qualify. All entries become the property of BBB. If submitting hard copy application, send to:

BBB (Attn: Steve Fromme)
5540 Munford Rd., Ste. 130
Raleigh, NC 27612

 

Application can be found at https://www.bbb.org/raleigh-durham/educational-foundation/torch-scholarships

Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative Scholarship-Now Closed

This $4,000 scholarship is open to students whose primary residence is on Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative’s lines. To qualify, the student must be a high school senior in the current graduating class and must be accepted at a 2-year community/technical college or 4-year college or university. The student cannot be a close relative of a Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative employee or director; close relative being a spouse, child, grandchild, great-grand child, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew, by blood, by adoption, or in-law of the employee or director. Please visit http://www.carteretcravenelectric.coop/Scholarships for the application. The deadline is March 4, 2019. 

North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Scholarships-NOW CLOSED

North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Scholarships
  • Recipient must be a resident of North Carolina, enrolling in an accredited North Carolina college or university
  • Have an outstanding record of 4-H Club participation and achievement
  • Possess an excellent high school academic record and demonstrate an aptitude for college work through SAT scores
$500-$2,000 February 1

Eunice M. Smith Scholarship

Eunice M. Smith Scholarship

(click for application)

  • Must be a resident of North Carolina for at least 12 months prior to application.
  • Must be admitted to a program in North Carolina offering a baccalaureate degree in nursing, a master's degree in nursing or doctoral degree in nursing or related field. Online programs are also acceptable.
  • Must be enrolled part-time, but at least 6 hours per semester.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in work already completed in the program
  • $1,000 per year (undergraduate students)
  • $2,000 per year (graduate students)
May 31

NC Hospitality Education Foundation Scholarship

North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation High School Students' Scholarship
  • Pursuing a course of study in culinary arts, hospitality management or tourism
  • North Carolina resident
$750-$1,500 March 15

Jagannathan Scholarships

Jagannathan Scholarships
  • 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 North Carolina
  • Be a resident of North Carolina for tuition purposes
  • Have demonstrated academic achievement (as indicated by class rank, cumulative GPA, and SAT scores), leadership, and financial need
  • No application needed. Awardee will be chosen by financial aid office
Amount varies Deadline determined by financial aid office

North Carolina Business and Professional Women's Foundation Scholarship

North Carolina Business and Professional Women's Foundation Scholarship
  • Female with 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Currently enrolled (full or part-time) at an accredited community college, college or university
  • Resident of North Carolina
$1,500 April 15

East Carolina University Military Science

 

Ø The window is open for the National Army ROTC Scholarship. Students can apply at www.goarmy.com!

Ø Moreover, the ECU Military Science Department wants to make you aware of a paid internship program done in partnership with the North Carolina National Guard called the Simultaneous Membership Program.

Ø This internship can pay up to $80,000 towards tuition, books, fees, housing, and food over the course of four years in addition to allowing a student to intern as 2LT in an Army National Guard Unit.

Ø Successful completion of the Military Science Program at ECU will result in a commission as a 2LT in the Army, either part or full time.

Ø Please email Dale Anderson at andersondal@ecu.edu, or call at 252-328-5178 for more information. 

NC Reach

NC Reach
  • Have either been adopted from NC Division of Social Services (DSS) foster care after the age of 12, or aged out of NC DSS foster care at age 18 (must have been in care on their 18th birthday)
  • Be a resident of North Carolina, eligible for in-state tuition rates
  • Be under the age of 26 (participants remain eligible until their 26th birthday)
  • Enroll at either a state community college or one of the 16 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina system, at least half time, pursuing an undergraduate degree, diploma, or certificate
Varies Varies

ECU Honors College Scholarships-CLOSED

Please visit this website to view important dates related to Honors College Admissions:

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/honors/admissions_application-process.cfm

Please visit this site to view information about the different scholarships offered by the ECU Honors College:

http://author.ecu.edu/cs-acad/honors/upload/17-1588-HC-Recruitment-Flyer_low-res_final.pdf

In order to be considered for the ECU Honors College and the scholarships included, you must submit your undergraduate application to ECU by November 1, 2018 and if you receive an invitation to apply for the Honors College, all materials must be submitted by November 18, 2018. 

In addition, you must meet the minimum criteria within both the standardized test and high school achievement categories:

-Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 and/or minimum weighted GPA of 4.0

-Minimum mathematics/critical reading combined score of 1270 on the new SAT (or 1200 on the old SAT) or minimum ACT composite score of 27

National Beta Scholarship Program-Closed

12th grade students who are active National Beta members and duly registered with the national headquarters by November 1, of their senior year, are eligible to apply and participate in the scholarship competition.

Selection of National Beta Scholarship winners is based on a number of factors with special emphasis on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, commendable character, school and community service, as well as National Beta Involvement.

How to Apply:

  • Beginning November 1, 2018, you may access the National Beta Scholarship application online.
  • Enter your National Beta membership identification number and last name to gain access to the application—if you do not have this information, please ask your Beta Club Sponsor.
  • Complete the application.
  • You are required to submit your high school transcript and your ACT or SAT scores. Copies of these documents must be uploaded directly into your application. Your documentation will be verified for authenticity. No "super scoring" will be accepted.
  • Submit your completed application by 11:59 pm EST January 24, 2019*.

http://www.betaclub.org/scholarship/scholarship-info

Kurtz and Blum Law Firm Scholarship Contest-NOW CLOSED

The Kurtz and Blum scholarship contest is open now. There are two prizes available totaling $1,500, students must compose an essay about the "Me Too" movement and its impact on our society. More information can be found here https://www.kurtzandblum.com/scholarship/. Deadline is Friday, December 14, 2018. 

The Robertson Leadership Program-CLOSED

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program’s investment begins with the selection of a diverse community of undergraduate students who demonstrate extraordinary potential. These young leaders will be provided with exceptional benefits and a distinctive set of shared experiences:

  • Four-year scholarship, including undergraduate tuition, mandatory fees, room and board
  • Unique access to the academic and extracurricular offerings at both Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Three summers of domestic and international experiences
  • Customized leadership and professional development opportunities
  • Extensive community of Robertson Scholars, alumni, and staff

Robertson Scholars pursue a range of passions, academic interests, and personal and professional goals. While each Scholar brings their own skill sets, strengths, and personalities to the program, they share the following traits: Purposeful Leadership, Intellectual Curiosity, Strength of Character, Collaborative Spirit.

 

All students who wish to be considered for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program are strongly encouraged to complete the online application. While all students who apply to Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill are automatically considered for merit scholarships, completing the Robertson online application is the only way to ensure that the student’s materials will be reviewed by our selection committee. To Apply and view eligibility requirements please visit, https://robertsonscholars.org/apply/  

 

DEADLINE-NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships-CLOSED

All Students grades 9-12!! The Daughters of the American Revolution are sponsoring the Christopher Columbus essay contest! This is a $500 scholarship and possible advancement to the state level. To get a copy of the essay topic as well as additional instructions, please visit Mrs. Sadler in student services. The deadline for turning in your completed essay to Mrs. Sadler is Friday, November 09, 2018. 

 

Seniors, please also ask for the additional packet of scholarships sponsored by the DAR! These scholarships vary in monetary amount, subject area, and demographic requirements. 

THE BELK SCHOLARSHIP-CLOSED


The John M. Belk Scholarship, Davidson’s flagship merit program, covers the comprehensive costs of attending Davidson (room, board, tuition and fees) – valued in 2018-19 at over $65,000.

Belk Scholars are game changers – recognized for outstanding intellectual ability, leadership skill, commitment to service, personal vigor, and potential for impact.

  • Nomination Deadline (your school may nominate one or two students) – November 9, 2018.
  • Nominees’ Admission Application Deadline – December 3, 2018.

***Please let Mrs. Sadler in the counseling office know if you interested in being nominated for this scholarship before the deadline of November 9, 2018. 

Centennial Scholarship Program-NC State-CLOSED

The College of Textiles at North Carolina State University is now accepting endorsements for our Centennial Scholarship program, one of the largest college-based scholarship programs at NC State. 

The Centennial Scholarship program is designed for students who are interested in career fields such as engineering, business management, design, chemistry, polymers, forensics, medical fields, fashion merchandising and retail management.

  • ITT Centennial Scholarship
    • Awarded to the top Cetennial
    • $22,000/year for 4 years and $7,500 in enrichment funds
  • Kimbrell Centennial Scholarship
    • Awarded to the 2nd top Centennial
    • $20,000/year for 4 years and $7,500 in enrichment funds
  • Centennial Scholarship
    • $15,000/year for 4 years and $7,500 in enrichment funds
    • Up to 8 awarded per year
  • North Carolina Textile Foundation Scholarship
    • $5,000/year for 4 years
  • Prestige Scholarship
    • $1,000 - $2,500/year for 4 years

Competitive applicants demonstrate high academic achievement, strong leadership qualities, involvement in extracurricular activities and civic engagement and an interest in textile-related careers. For scholarship consideration, students must submit a NC State admissions application by the October 15 deadline. If you are interested in the Centennial Scholarship Program, please contact Mrs. Sadler in the counseling office before November 15, 2018 for an endorsement. YOU MAY ALSO SELF-ENDORSE UNTIL FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 09. 

Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) Program-NOW CLOSED

The RIBN (Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses) program is designed for students that want to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at an affordable cost.  Students are dually enrolled in one of our community college partners and ECU and obtain their ADN and BSN in 4 years.  This program costs about ½ of what a traditional on campus program costs at a University, so it is perfect for anyone that is interested in obtaining a nursing degree!  The admission deadline is January 31st.

 

7 local community colleges are included (Beaufort, Carteret, College of the Albemarle, Craven, Lenoir, Pitt, and Roanoke-Chowan) along with East Carolina University. 

To be considered for admission, you must have earned a high school diploma and satisfy the minimum course requirements:

Four units of English,  Two units of social studies,  Four units of mathematics (algebra I, algebra II, geometry, and an advanced unit of mathematics beyond algebra II),Three units of science (life science, physical science, and a laboratory course; biology and chemistry preferred,  Two units of a language other than English.

 

Pre-Admission Test Scores

Exam Component

 

SAT

Reading/Writing

500

Math

530

Total score

1030

 

Exam Component

ACT

Reading

22

English

21

Math

22

 

Grade Point Average:

·         To be eligible to apply for admission to the RIBN program directly from high school graduation, a student must have an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the required high school courses.

·         To be eligible to apply for admission to the RIBN program after completion of at least 12 hours or more of college credit, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in all required college courses

 

Here is a link to the website for more information about the program:  http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/nursing/ribn.cfm

Here is a link to the application: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/nursing/ribn_apply.cfm

Elon Teaching Fellows Program-NOW CLOSED

Our Elon Teaching Fellows Program is a four-year sequenced, developmental and transformational $29,500 scholarship opportunity for the preparation of teachers who will become leaders in the field.  After applying to Elon, students may apply to the Fellows Programs until the deadline of January 10, 2019.  

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships-NOW CLOSED

 

 

 

Please check the website for National, State, Career & Technical, or Targeted scholarships that may be open to you and the appropriate due dates. Applications are due at various times depending upon the scholarship you are applying for, however most are due by Oct 25, 2018. Awards range from $500 to $22000 per year!!!

To apply: scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/ 

Appalcahian State Scholarships-CLOSED

 

 

 

There are multiple scholarships listed and available to first year college students from Appalachian State. Admissions application must be completed by Nov 1, 2018 and scholarship application must be completed by Nov 15, 2018

To view the listing and get full details please visit: https://scholarships.appstate.edu/apply/first-year-students

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship-CLOSED

 

 

 

A full scholarship to any 4 year university of your choice.  Up to $30,000 per year for 4 years. This a need and merit based scholarship. Must have an UNWEIGHTED GPA of 3.5 or higher and  SAT score > 1200 (math/ verbal) or Composite ACT score > 26  

Due By November 20, 2018

For more information follow this link:  www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/how-to-apply/

NC Teaching Fellows Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

Receive up to $4,125 per semester for up to eight semesters.

Study at a premier educator preparation program in North Carolina.

Benefit from meaningful program activities to enrich your studies.

Teach in a Special Education or STEM field in a North Carolina public school. The application is now available online at ncteachingfellows.com and is due January 7, 2019.


Who is Eligible?

  • Seniors in high school in North Carolina
  • Current NC State students transferring into the NC State College of Education or adding a double major in education
  • Students at other community colleges or colleges in North Carolina transferring into a teacher education program
  • Individuals in North Carolina already with a bachelor’s degree seeking a teacher license

Foundations for the Carolinas-Scholarships

NEARLY 150 SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS THAT HELP DESERVING STUDENTS PURSUE THEIR EDUCATIONAL GOALS.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION CALENDAR
DEC. 1: New applications are available on our Online Scholarships System

MARCH 2: Deadline to submit most applications to FFTC. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines

MARCH-MAY: Scholarship committees meet to review applications

MARCH-JUNE: Scholarship awards are announced to applicants

MID-JUNE: Scholarship payments are mailed to recipients' schools

ROTC Scholarships-NOW CLOSED

Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarships (ROTC) - Includes Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Repetitive
  • Be at least 17 (and no older than 23) for Naval ROTC scholarships
  • Be at least 17 within the first semester of freshman year and under 27 years old on June 30 of the calendar year in which student will graduate from college and receive Army commission
  • Be able to pass a commissioning physical
  • Be a United States citizen
Up to $180,000 annually January 10

Crumley Roberts Founder's Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

Crumley Roberts Founder's Scholarship Foundation
  • Have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Be a graduating North Carolina high school senior who will be attending a four-year accredited college or university
  • Written essay required
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation
Three (3) $2,500 scholarships January 19

Cheatham-White Scholarship (A&T and Central)-CLOSED

Cheatham-White Scholarship (North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University)
  • Be a competitive applicant for admission as a freshman in the fall semester into a baccalaureate program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University or North Carolina Central University (in-state and out of state students are both eligible)
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Be on course to graduate from high school in the spring semester prior to college admission
  • Minimum 4.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 1280 (new)/1200 (old) SAT or 28 ACT
  • Show exceptional qualities of character and leadership
  • Be significantly involved in extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to service
20 Fully funded four-year scholarships (covering cost of full tuition, student fees, housing, meals, textbooks, laptop, supplies, travel, and personal expenses November 1

North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

 

 

For more scholarships for Latino students, visit 

http://thencshp.org/resources/for-students/scholarships/

  • Graduate of a NC high school within the past 2 years
  • A four-year cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • 2 letters of recommendation from a high school teacher, principal, pastor, employer, or other community leader
  • An official high school transcript
  • Personal statement (500 words)
  • Apply through CFNC.org
Between $500 and $2,500 January 15

Florence-Kidder Memorial Scholarship-NOW CLOSED

Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship
  • Be a high school senior planning to enroll in a postsecondary program in North Carolina
  • Essay required
  • Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit of the individual essay (75%), scholarship and character (20%), and need (5%).
  • Visit CFNC.org to Apply
  • One (1) $3,000
  • One (1) 1,000
February 5

CFNC.ORG-GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

CFNC.org is a great tool to use to search in-state scholarship opportunities. This site has a plethora of scholarships available to students pursuing many different career paths at North Carolina colleges and universities. In order to access these scholarships please follow the steps below:

 

1. Create an Account (save your login information)

2. Click "Pay" tab

3. Click "About Grants and Scholarships"

4. Click links to view grants and scholarships available

5. Use Search bar to type in keys word or phrases

6. Access scholarship information and applications

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship-CLOSED

The Coastal Carolina Post, Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) intends to award up to two, four-year college scholarships valued at $2,000 each. These scholarships will be awarded to the most deserving applicants based on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, and affiliation with SAME. 

The applicant must submit a completed application by November 1, 2018.

To be eligible for a scholarship the applicant must meet the following requirements:
(1) Be a high school senior planning to enroll in an engineering, architectural, or a similar technical field curriculum at an accredited college or university. College enrollment must be planned for the 2019/2020 school year.
(2) Have a minimum of a B average (3.0 on 4.0 scale).
(3) Meet at least one of the following:
a. Be a dependent of a Coastal Carolina Post SAME member or sustaining member.
b. Be sponsored by a Coastal Carolina Post SAME member or sustaining member. Note: If you do not have an SAME Member to sponsor your application, one will be appointed for you.
(4) Provide a completed application form to include: a copy of high school transcript; a copy of SAT/ACT results; and an approximate 500 word essay.
(5) Arrange for scholarship application reference forms to be completed by high school advisors, academic instructors, or immediate work supervisors (maximum of 3) for delivery to and received by Mr. Gil Burnet no later than November 1, 2018.
 

**Please see Mrs. Sadler in Student Services to pick up an application packet. 

Goodnight Scholars Program-NC State University-NOW CLOSED

In mid-December, the Goodnight Scholars Program will issue approximately 700-800 invitations to apply to prospective first-year NC State students who have applied for fall 2019 admission. This invitation gives each student access to the Goodnight Scholars Program online application. The invitation is sent to the email address listed on the student’s general NC State application. The application is accessible via Pack ASSIST.

To receive an automatic invitation to apply, a student must:

Self-Nomination (https://goodnight.ncsu.edu)

Prospective NC State students who wish to be considered for an invitation to apply may nominate themselves for consideration. This form also allows students to share unique academic and/or financial circumstances that they feel may cause them to be overlooked for an invitation to apply to our Program. The self-nomination form for the Class of 2023 will open on October 15, 2018, and close on December 1, 2018. Questions on the Goodnight Scholars Program application will focus on the student’s academic achievement, extracurricular and community involvement, and understanding of the role STEM fields play in addressing key societal and global issues. The application will also contain a section for the student to self-report household income and other financial information. Applications will be due January 15, 2019 and will be reviewed by a committee of NC State faculty, staff, alumni, and campus partners.

The Gates Scholarship-CLOSED

The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. 

 

Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • High school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities:  African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • Minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university. For more inforamtion or to apply, please visit https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/

UNC-Chapel Hill Scholarships in Creative Writing

Seniors, please visit the link to view scholarships offered by UNC in English and Comparative Literature 

https://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creative-writing/scholarships-and-awards/

Levine Scholars Program-UNC Charotte-CLOSED

The Levine Scholars Program seeks outstanding high school seniors who are eager to embark on a transformative college experience. Requirements include:

  • Students must be applicants for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte in an undergraduate program for the fall term immediately following their high school graduation. Note: Students must be admitted to UNC Charlotte to receive a Levine Scholarship.
     
  • Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
     
  • Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard.
     
  • While there are no minimum SAT, ACT or grade point averages to apply for the Levine Scholarship, students must excel academically and show evidence of experience, motivation and commitment toward the ideals of the program. 

***Please see Mrs. Sadler in student services to be nominated for the Levine Scholarship before October 8, 2018. 

The Bryan Scholarships at Davidson College-CLOSED

The Bryan Scholars Program offers two scholarships, one each for a male and a female scholar athlete in each entering class. The Scholarships are valued at $35,000 annually, totaling $140,000 during the recipients' Davidson careers. Bryan Scholars are impact players at the NCAA Division 1 level in one of the 18 eligible sports, outstanding students, and leaders both in the classroom and in their sports. If you are interested in Davidson College and feel you may be a good candidate for this scholarship please speak to your coach as well as Mrs. Sadler in student services before September 18 to be nominated for this scholarship. Please note, by October 15th you will need to submit your admission application, one letter of recommendation as well as speak to the Davidson coach of your eligible sport via letter or email and provide athletic profile information. www.davidson.edu/athletics 

Park Scholarship-NC State University-Closed

DEADLINE DATES HAVE CHANGED!!! Nominations for the Park Scholarship are open now! 

To be eligible, you must be a competitive applicant on track to graduate in the Spring of 2019 and have a completed application on file at NC State. Selection criteria is based on leadership, scholarshipcharacter, and service. If you are interested in being a school nominee for this scholarship, you will share (in Google Docs with Jessica Sadler) your resume as well as an essay (no more than 2 pages) expounding upon how you meet the four selection criteria listed above. Include in this essay if you may be interested in the Morehead-Cain Scholarship as well offered by UNC-Chapel Hill. The deadline to submit these materials is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5. 

 

After all students materials are submitted, the scholarship selection committee will meet and nominate 2 candidates.  Remember, if you are not a school chosen nominee, you have the option to self-nominate through the wolfpaw portal.  https://park.ncsu.edu/

Morehead-Cain Scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill-CLOSED

DEADLINE DATES HAVE CHANGED!!! Nominations for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship are open now!

To be eligible, you must be a competitive applicant on track to graduate in the Spring of 2019 and have a completed application on file at UNC. Selection criteria is based on leadership, scholarship, moral force of character, and physical vigor. If you are interested in being a school nominee for this scholarship, you will share (in Google Docs with Jessica Sadler) your resume as well as an essay (no more than 2 pages) expounding upon how you meet the four selection criteria listed above. Include in this essay if you may be interested in the Park Scholarship as well offered by NC State University. The deadline to submit these materials is Friday, October 5.

 

After all students materials are submitted, the scholarship selection committee will meet and nominate 3 candidates. Chosen candidates will be notified no later than Friday, September 28. Remember, if you are not a school chosen nominee, you have the option to self-nominate through the MHC portal.  www.moreheadcain.org

Elks Scholarship-CLOSED

The Elks 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen.

Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2018.

To Apply: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

 

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2019 competition.

Male and female students compete separately. Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

 

(LOCAL) Ocean Lodge Masonic Scholarship

The Masons of Ocean Lodge #405 A.F. & A.M., located in Morehead City, NC are offering a $1,000 scholarship to students graduating from Croatan High School or West Carteret High School.  Students must have been accepted by an accredited College, University, or Vocational School.  To learn more and to receive an application, please see Mrs. Sadler in Student Services.  Application Deadline: July 1, 2018. ** Please note that you may want to complete this application before May 31st in order to get the recommendation letters, transcripts, test scores, etc. that the scholarship application requires.

(NC) CFNC Paying for College Information

The new scholarship section on the CFNC website is now live.  The new format provides easier access to all scholarships available for the 2018-2019 academic year. Please click here to learn more about these NC Scholarships.

Scholarship - Recommendation Letter Resume

When asking for a recommendation letter; please remember to offer the faculty member a copy of your student resume to reference your accomplishments!  Click Here to download.

The BEST Scholarship Search Englines

Visit these sites and make an account and you will receive notifications in your email with scholarships that are specific to you!

 

Studentscholarships.org

scholarships.com

fastweb.com

https://www.goingmerry.com/

Scholarship Buddy North Carolina

Please visit the link to view local

scholarships for which you may be eligible! 

https://scholarshipbuddynorthcarolina.com

Military Scholarships

Click here to view scholarships related to Military Families!

Military Scholarships Search Engines

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