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Scholarship Bulletin

November 2014 Issue



School Code/CEEB Code: 340716

Important Reminders and Disclaimer:

When applying for scholarships, remember:

Read and follow all instructions given, your failure to do so could disqualify you from being considered for the scholarship;

Use a blue or black ink pen when completing a hard copy application, unless you are instructed to type your responses or to do otherwise;

Allow yourself plenty of time to complete and gather all applications materials and submit all applications by the application deadline.

Do not wait until the last minute to ask others to provide information or complete forms that you need to meet your deadline.

(You should allow the person that you ask for a recommendation, etc., at least fifteen school days (three school weeks) to complete the task; plan accordingly.)

All information is provided in good faith but bulletin cannot guarantee accuracy or reliability of information or sources of scholarship information. Parents/guardians and students are solely responsible for independent verification of all information provided and legitimacy of sources listed.




Scholarship/ Opportunity


Eligibility Requirements


Awards/Amount


Contact/To Apply


Deadline

AADA (American Academy of Dramatic Arts)Scholarship

Students planning to pursue careers in acting are invited to apply. Students may be nominated for a scholarship by a school faculty member. See Ms. Martinez, POB Scholarship Coordinator, if you are interested in being nominated for a scholarship to AADA.

May vary

For more information on admissions and scholarship, contact the AADA Admissions Office at 800-463-8990. Additional contact information:

aada.edu


New York Campus: 120 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016; Los Angeles Campus: 1336 N. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, C 90028.

Contact AADA for details.

Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Program

Applicants must pass the physical fitness assessment and demonstrate academic achievement or outstanding leadership skills. There are three types of award: Type 1): pays full tuition, most fees, and a book allowance; mostly in scientific fields deemed needed by the US Air Force: i.e., engineering, chemistry, and meteorology) Type 2): pays tuition and most fees up to $18,000, plus a book allowance), Type 7): pays college tuition up to the equivalent of the in-state rate at a public school, plus book allowance. In return for the scholarship, recipients must serve at least 4 years of active duty in the Air Force. See website for full details and requirements.


Up to full tuition and stipend to assist with most fees and books. Four year service obligation to US Air Force is required for scholarship recipients.

For full details, go to:

http://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/high-school/overview/






Application must be submitted online before midnight, December 1, 2014. After you apply, the deadline to upload all your required documents is January 9, 2015.

Air Force Sergeants Association

The Air Force Sergeants Association and the Airmen Memorial Foundation joined together to form a scholarship program for eligible dependent children of Air Force members (see website for specific requirements). Scholarships are awarded based on academic record, character, leadership skills, writing ability, versatility and potential for success. Financial need is not a consideration.

Varies

For more details, see:

http://www.hqafsa.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Scholarships1&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=10845

To access application, go to:



http://www.hqafsa.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Scholarship_Application&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=10945


Application and supporting documents must be mailed after January 1, 2015 but must be received by AFSA headquarters no later than March 31, 2015.

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts National and International Audition Tour for Admission and Scholarships

Students interested in pursuing full-time studies in Acting, Music Theatre, Dance Theatre, or Performing Arts may wish to apply and audition. Interested students may be nominated for scholarship consideration by a school faculty member. See Ms. Martinez, POB Scholarship Coordinator, if interested.

Financial aid and scholarships are available to students who qualify.

Interested students should call the AMDA Admissions Office at 800-367-7908 or visit amda.edu to learn more about programs and audition opportunities. If you are interested in being nominated for a scholarship to AMDA, see Ms. Martinez, POB Scholarship Coordinator.

Contact AMDA for details.

American Legion Baseball Scholarship

Each American Legion Department Baseball Committee may select a player from their Department to receive this scholarship. The American Legion will award scholarships depending on the number of applicants and funds available.

Varies

For details, please contact:

baseball@legion.org


Contact organization for 2015 scholarship application deadline.

American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program: “A Constitutional Speech Contest”

High school students in grades 9-12 below age 20 who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the U.S. can participate. Local winners are selected to compete at district and national levels.

$1,500-$18,000

For further information, please see:

http://www.legion.org/oratorical/about
http://www.legion.org/oratorical/rules
http://www.legion.org/oratorical/contests
http://nclegion.org/orate.htm
Or contact:
nclegion@nc.rr.com
The American Legion Department of North Carolina
4 North Blount Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27611
919-832-7506


Inquire with your local American Legion post or with the N.C. Headquarters of the American Legion.

American Legion Legacy Scholarships

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are the children or adopted children of a parent who was in the U.S. military and died in active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Students must be pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. See website for full requirements and details.


Varies

For details, go to:

http://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy


Application must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2015.

American Legion Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Scholarships are restricted to high school juniors who complete either a Boys State or Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership. Applicants who are direct descendants of Korean War veterans will receive special consideration. Scholarship funds may be applied towards tuition, books, fees, room, and board. Winners are selected according to academic record, involvement in school and community activities, community service, and financial need.


$20,000- $1100 (amounts awarded in 2013)

To access application, go to:

http://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung


Applications are submitted to program staff upon your arrival at either the Boys State or Girls State program. See website for full details.

American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens Scholarships

Applicants must be sons

or daughters of law

enforcement officers who

were killed in the line of

duty. They may attend a

public, private or

vocational school. A

current transcript, letter

of acceptance to an

institution of higher

learning or a student ID

is required.



$1,500 renewable (total of $6000 over 4 years)

For details, see:
http://www.aphf.org/scholarships.html
Or contact:

American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens


6350 Horizon Dr.
Titusville, FL 32780

Phone:
321-264-0911

Email:
info@aphf.org


Contact organization for details.

American Youth Leadership Program

This program offers various opportunities for American high school students aged 15-17 and educators to travel abroad on a 3 to 4-week long exchange to specific countries to gain first-hand knowledge of foreign cultures and to collaborate on solving global issues. Several different organizations implement this program, and each has organized an academic and experiential educational exchange focused on dialogue and debate, leadership development, and community service. Recruitment areas and application deadlines vary. Please check the website for more details.

Travel abroad in exchange program

Go to website for details of this and other study abroad programs:

http://exchanges.state.gov/youth/programs/ylp/current-youth-leaderships-programs.html


Varies; see specific programs for details

Americorps (National and Community Service Programs)

Provides opportunities for community service. If participants complete designated community service successfully, they may be eligible for awards to help pay for college expenses. Applicants must be United States citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent residents. Age restrictions apply. See website for details and requirements.


May vary

For details, go to:

http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps


Varies

Anchor Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

The Anchor Scholarship is available to dependents of service members who have served a minimum of six years in a unit under the administrative control of Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Atlantic Fleet or U.S. Pacific Fleet. You must attend, or plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the United States and intend to work toward a BS or BA degree to be eligible for this award. Applicants are selected on the basis of academic proficiency, extracurricular activities, character, and financial need. See website for details.


Varies

For details, go to:

http://anchorscholarship.com/


Eligibility application must be postmarked by March 1, 2015.

Armed Services

YMCA Annual Art and Essay

Contest

The annual Armed Services YMCA Art and Essay Contest is officially launched every November and is open to all eligible children of U.S. active duty or retired service members. See website for full details.

See website/contact organization for details.

Go to:

http://www.asymca.org/programs/art-and-essay-contest/


Contact organization for 2015 deadline.

Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship Program

Applicants must be U.S. citizens between the ages of 17-26 with a high school GPA of at least 2.50, a high school diploma or equivalent, a minimum score of 920 on the SAT (math and verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding Writing test scores), meet required physical standards (see website for details), and commit to an 8-year service commitment to the Army (including active duty and reserve components). See website for full details.

Up to full tuition and fees, with allowance included for books and a monthly stipend of up to $5000/year. Two, three, and four-year scholarships are offered. Eight year service commitment to US Army is required for scholarship recipients (four years full-time with Army and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve)

http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html


Contact organization for details and updates, and check with ROTC instructors at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology regarding deadlines.

Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship

Seniors planning to attend one of the UNC-system universities who meet the following criteria may apply: minimum weighted GPA of 3.0, minimum combined total of 1500 on the SAT (math, critical reading, and writing sections) or a minimum of 21 on the ACT, with outstanding community involvement, including leadership roles

Up to $10,000

To access applications, go to:

http://www.charlotte.assistanceleague.org/ps.2015scholarshipapplications.cfm?ID=2609

For more information, go to:



http://www.charlotte.assistanceleague.org/ps.home.cfm?ID=37


All application paperwork must be submitted to Mrs. Martinez (Room 214) by Wednesday, 2/18/2015 at 2:30 PM.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States. Minimum 2.8 GPA is required.

$1000

To access details and instructions, go to:

http://www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/

If you have additional questions, please contact:

Devy Lua, Scholarship Coordinator

Auger & Auger Attorneys At Law

717 S. Torrence Street, Suite 101, Charlotte, NC 28204

704-364-3361



Deadline to apply for spring semester competition is 11/30/2014.

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and be high school seniors in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. They must be planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year postsecondary institution no later than the fall following high school graduation. They must be ambitious, goal-oriented, respectful of others and able to succeed in college.

$2,500

For details and updates, go to:

http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html


The 2013 program begins on October 15, 2012; check back then for more details.ApplicAppApplication deadline is 2/1/2015, but only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted, so apply early!

AXA Achievement Scholarships

Scholarship winners demonstrate the following qualities: ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family, and community, and ability to succeed in college.

$10,000-$25,000

To apply, go to:

http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html


Application deadline is 12/15/2014, but only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted, so apply early!

Ayn Rand Novels Essay Contests

Three different essay contests are offered; each one focused on a different literary work by Ayn Rand. Students in grades 8-12 are eligible to participate in specific contests (see website for details).

Varies; up to $10,000 depending on specific essay contest and level of winning entry.

For full details, go to:

http://aynrandnovels.org/essay-contests.html


Deadline varies depending on specific essay contest:


  1. Anthem: 3/20/2015

  2. The Fountainhead: 4/26/2015

Berea College Tuition Promise Scholarship

Every student who attends Berea College in Kentucky is awarded a four-year, full tuition scholarship to attend the college. Berea students contribute to their education by working on campus, paying what they can afford towards housing/food, and studying hard. Berea College offers 30 different majors. Interested high school juniors and seniors should contact their high school counselor immediately in order to be considered for a nomination. Juniors and seniors who rank in the top 20% of their class, have an ACT composite of 20-30 and/or SAT of 1410-1980 plus family financial need should contact their school counselor to be nominated.

Full tuition to Berea College

High school juniors and seniors, contact your high school counselor immediately if you are interested in being nominated. To learn more about Berea College, go to:

http://www.berea.edu/admissions/


High school juniors and seniors, contact your high school counselor for assistance.

Boston University Trustee Scholarship

High school seniors who rank at the top of their classes and demonstrate exceptional leadership in their schools and communities are encouraged to apply.

Full undergraduate tuition and fees to Boston University for four years

All application and nomination materials are available online at bu.edu/admissions/trustee

Or if you have questions, contact:



617-353-2320 or admissions@bu.edu

All nominations, essays, and applications must be submitted by December 1, 2014.

Burger King

Scholars Program (Honoring Jim McLamore)

High school seniors may apply. Recipients are selected based on GPA, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service.

$1,000-$50,000

Students must apply online. To access information and the application, go to:
http://bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram


Application period begins on 10/15/2014 and ends on 12/15/2014.

Cappex “My College Review” Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must register online and create a profile with Cappex.com to be considered for this scholarship.

$1000

For details, go to:

http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/


Deadline: 12/31/2014

Cappex #1 Cappex Fan Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must register online and create a profile with Cappex.com to be considered for this scholarship.

$1,000

For details, register at:

http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/

Deadline: 12/31/2014

CaptainU Student-Athlete Scholarship

Scholarship is open to all high school student-athletes (grades 9-12; plus junior college students) who plan to attend a 4-year college. Applicants must create a profile on the CaptainU website and should participate in the website’s activities (i.e., Facebook page, etc.) Minimum age is 13; applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

$2000

For details, go to:

http://www.captainu.com/scholarship?tag=supercollege_scholarship_db&campaign=supercollege_scholarship_db&utm_campaign=supercollege_scholarship_db


Contact organization for details.

Carson Scholars Fund

POB students in grades 9-11 are eligible. POB Scholarship Committee will recommend one nominee from among all students who apply. Requirements: minimum GPA of 3.75 on current report card and display humanitarian qualities through community service.

$1000

Interested students must turn in a copy of resume to Mrs. Martinez by Friday, 11/28/2014 at 2:30 pm. Mrs. Martinez’s office is in Room 214. E-mail: lorie.martinez@cms.k12.nc.us

Interested 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students must turn in a copy of resume to Mrs. Martinez by Friday, 11/28/2014 at 2:30 pm. Mrs. Martinez’s office is in Room 214. E-mail: lorie.martinez@cms.k12.nc.us

Coca-Cola Family Dollar Scholarship

Applicants must be Hispanic American high school seniors and at least age 16. Must demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.

$10,000-$5000 (Four recipients will be selected).

Contact the Hispanic Scholarship Fund at 877-473-4636; www.hsf.net


Application deadline is 12/15/2014.

Coca-Cola Hispanic Heritage Month Contest and Sweepstakes Scholarship

Applicants must be Hispanic American high school seniors, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and at least age 16.

$20,000-$2500

Contact: Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 877-473-4636; www.hsf.net


Application deadline is 12/15/2014.

College Access Para Todos Initiative (Latin American Coalition, Charlotte, NC)

College Access Para Todos assists immigrant youth and families in obtaining access to college opportunities. Workshops, consultation, outreach, trainings, and assistance are offered.

Varies

To access information, go to: http://www.latinamericancoalition.org/What-We-Do/Advocate/college


Contact: Megan Walsh for more information or to set up an appointment for a one-on-one free consultation: 704-531-3848 or mwalsh@LatinAmericanCoalition.org.
Services available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CollegeNET Scholarship

Applicants must sign up at the website and visit and participate in forums. Recipients are determined by votes on the website. See website for full details.


$300

To access website and details, go to:

http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app


Weekly; varies

College Prowler Scholarships

College Prowler gives out more than $50,000 in scholarships each year to current and prospective students. Check website regularly for new contests and updates.

Current contests offer $2000 and $1000 scholarships

To access details, go to:

http://collegeprowler.com/cpscholarships/


Deadline for current contests: 11/30/2014, 11pm EST

CollegeWeekLive Scholarships

CollegeWeekLive is an online college fair. Students login to the website and visit colleges of interest on the website. A $1000 scholarship winner is chosen from participating students each month. There are also additional scholarship competitions offered for specific online college fair events via the website, with awards ranging from $5000-$1000.


$5000-$1000

To register and for further details, go to:

http://www.collegeweeklive.com/en_CA/guest/app-scholarships


Monthly for monthly award. Specific deadlines also provided for additional online college fair events. See website for additional details.

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF Scholarships)

Participants register and participate in quizzes on the website. Participants must be at least 14 years of age; younger participants must be registered by parent/guardian.

Up to $5000

www.cksf.org

Details for each CKSF scholarship can be viewed after registering on the website.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX)

This is a scholarship/exchange program which allows high school students to study abroad for a school year in Germany. Students must be current high school students, U.S. citizens , nationals, or permanent residents between the ages of 15-18 years and six months at start of program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale. Previous study of German is not required.

Covers most costs of a year abroad in Germany

To request more information and to apply, go to:

http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/about/


You must request information from the website to be informed of the deadline for North Carolina.

CPCC Levine Scholarship Program

Students enrolling at CPCC on at least a half-time basis who meet criteria for financial need as determined by CPCC are eligible to apply.

Up to $3000 per academic year for full-time CPCC students; up to $2250-$1500 per academic year for part-time students (depending on number of credit hours being taken; see website for details.)

For details, instructions, and to apply, go to:

http://www.cpcc.edu/financial_aid/assistance/scholarships/levine-scholarship-program


Contact CPCC for details.

CPCC Scholarships

Applicants must submit FAFSA before applying. See individual scholarship listings for further details.

Varies

For more information, visit:

http://www.cpcc.edu/financial_aid/assistance/scholarships

Contact CPCC for details.

Davidson College: Davidson Trust

Students who meet admission criteria for Davidson College and who are hoping to attend Davidson may be eligible. Deadline is unknown at this time; must contact Davidson College Office of Admission and Financial Aid for specific details.

May vary; contact Davidson College for details. Through the Davidson Trust, 100% of an admitted student’s calculated financial need is met entirely through grants and student employment.

To access contact information, go to:

http://www.davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/financial-aid


Contact Davidson College Office of Admission and Financial Aid for details.

Dell Scholars Program

Students must be eligible to receive federal student aid and must be participating in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12. Applicants must have at least a 2.4 GPA, financial need, eligible to receive federal financial aid, and be planning to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school. Selection is based on "individual determination to succeed," future goals, hardships that have been overcome, self motivation and financial need.


$20,000, plus technology, a private scholar networking community, resources, and mentoring

Access online application on or after 11/01/2014 at http://www.dellscholars.org


Application will open on November 1, 2014. The deadline for all applications is January 15, 2015.

DoSomething.Org: Scholarship Contests and Campaigns

DoSomething.Org offers youth the opportunity to participate in community activism and service as well as compete for scholarships several times a year. Many ideas for service projects are offered, and several scholarship competitions are available via the website.

Up to $10,000, four times a year

To access details of current scholarship contests as well as community service initiatives, go to:

https://www.dosomething.org/about/scholarships


See website for details.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship:

North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE)

High school seniors enrolled in a public high school who are NC residents may apply. Criteria include: character, community involvement, and scholastic achievement

Contact organization for details.

To access application, go to:

http://pobstudentservices.weebly.com/college--scholarships.html


All application materials must be postmarked by the first Monday in February.

East Carolina University Business Scholars

This is a prestigious merit scholarship offered at ECU for students planning to pursue a career in Business. Applicants must first meet all criteria (and complete the application process) for the Honors College at East Carolina University (see listing under “Honors College at East Carolina University”, below.) Candidates must first be accepted into the ECU Honors College as a part of being considered for this award. To continue receiving the award throughout all four years of study, students must meet ongoing program requirements.

Full in-state tuition to East Carolina University, plus an additional $1500 per semester for 8 semesters

To access details and information, go to:
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/scholars/business.cfm
To see details about applying to the Honors College at East Carolina University, go to:
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/honors/admissions_application-process.cfm


Students must apply to ECU by 11/15/2014. Candidates who meet ECU Honors College criteria will receive an invitation to apply to the Honors College, which must be submitted by 12/15/2014.

East Carolina University Music Scholars

This is a prestigious merit scholarship offered at ECU for students planning to major in Music. Applicants must first meet all criteria (and complete the application process) for the Honors College at East Carolina University (see listing under “Honors College at East Carolina University”, below.) Candidates must first be accepted into the ECU Honors College as a part of being considered considered for this award. To continue receiving the award throughout all four years of study, students must meet ongoing program requirements.

Full in-state tuition to East Carolina University, plus an additional $1500 per semester for 8 semesters)

To access details and information, go to:
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/scholars/music.cfm
To see details about applying to the Honors College at East Carolina University, go to:
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/honors/admissions_application-process.cfm


Students must apply to ECU by 11/15/2014. Candidates who meet ECU Honors College criteria will receive an invitation to apply to the Honors College, which must be submitted by 12/15/2014.

EC Scholars Award Program (East Carolina University)

This is East Carolina University’s most prestigious merit scholarship. Applicants must first meet all criteria (and complete the application process) for the Honors College at East Carolina University (see listing under “Honors College at East Carolina University”, below.) Candidates must first be accepted into the ECU Honors College before they can be considered for the EC Scholars Award.

Full in-state tuition to East Carolina University, plus an additional $5000 per semester for 8 semesters; additional $5000 stipend for Study Abroad; research and internship opportunities, and more

For more information, go to:

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/ecscholars/prospective_application-process.cfm
To access details about applying to the Honors College at East Carolina University, go to:

Students must apply to ECU by 11/15/2014. Candidates who meet ECU Honors College criteria will receive an invitation to apply to the Honors College, which must be submitted by 12/15/2014. Potential candidates for the EC Scholars Award will be chosen from students admitted to the Honors College at East Carolina University.

Elon University Engineering Scholarships

The dual-degree engineering program at Elon allows students to earn two bachelor’s degrees: one from Elon and one from an affiliated engineering school. Students spend the first 3 years at Elon and the last 2 at an engineering school. Elon has affiliations with North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T University, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Penn State, Washington University (St. Louis) and Columbia University. Elon students, however, may apply to any engineering school they choose. Scholarships are available to outstanding students. Students must first apply to Elon University before applying for the scholarship. A special Engineering scholarship application must also be submitted with two letters of recommendation, no later than January 10, 2015.

Two scholarships valued at $7000 annually will be awarded. The engineering scholarship is in addition to other merit-based monies the student has received.

Apply to Elon University at:

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/apply.xhtml
Go to this link for information and scholarship application:

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/engineering.xhtml


January 10, 2015 (In addition, student must apply for admission to Elon University prior to this deadline in order to apply for this scholarship.)

Elon University Fellows Academic and Scholarship Programs

Elon University offers six Fellows programs for students planning to attend Elon: Honors Fellows (for any major), Elon College Fellows (majors in arts, humanities, social sciences, natural and mathematical sciences), Business Fellows, Communications Fellows, Teaching Fellows, and Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellows (for students in any major who want to maximize leadership potential). In each Fellows program, students receive special courses, faculty mentoring, special housing options for Fellows, paid research assistantships or internships, and scholarships from $13,500-$5000 per year. Students must first apply to Elon University before applying for the scholarship.

$13,500-$5000 per year plus additional program perks (see website for details)

Apply to Elon University at:

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/apply.xhtml
To access the Fellows applications, go to:

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/Fellows/default.xhtml


Apply for scholarship prior to January 10, 2015. (Additionally, student must submit complete application for admission to Elon University prior to this deadline in order to be considered for one of these scholarships.)

Elon University North Carolina Junior Elon Scholars Program

For academically talented High School Juniors. Benefits include early notification of acceptance to Elon, Presidential Scholarship valued at $18,000 over 4 years, and invitation to apply for Elon’s Fellows Academic and Scholarship programs. Candidates should have an “A” average and combined SAT of 1900 or above, or ACT of 29 and above. Candidates should demonstrate leadership and sustained commitment in co-curricular activities.

Early notification of acceptance into Elon, Presidential Scholarship of $18,000 over 4 years, and invitation to apply for Elon Fellows Academic and Scholarship program during senior year of high school

Contact Elon University Office of Undergraduate Admissions for details and updates.


February 10, 2015

Elon University Watson and Odyssey Scholarships

Need-based scholarships awarded to prospective members of the upcoming Elon University freshman class. Descriptions and selection criteria for each is listed on the information website and application(s). Applicants must apply to Elon University, submit all financial aid applications, and financial aid forms (FAFSA and CSS profile) as part of the application process. Applicants must be North Carolina residents who will graduate from a North Carolina high school, but both U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens may apply. Applicants should have a solid record of academic achievement.

For eligible students in Mecklenburg County, $21,000 to $7500 depending on specific program; many programs also include financial grant for university-approved study abroad experience

To apply to Elon University, go to:

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/apply.xhtml
For more information on these scholarships, go to:

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/FinancialAid/watson_odyssey.xhtml


See website or contact Elon University Office of Admissions for details.

Firefighters’ Burned Children Fund, Inc. Scholarship: Fire/Burn Recovery Assistance Scholarship

The Charlotte chapter of the FFBCF will award 1 scholarship fund up to $1000 per school year for undergraduate education related to the study of fire/burn recovery from an accredited college or university. See application and contact organization for additional details.

Up to $1000 per school year

For application, see link on Phillip O. Berry Student Services webpage:

http://pobstudentservices.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/file/view/FireBurn%20Recovery%20Assistance%20Scholarship.pdf/324648374/FireBurn%20Recovery%20Assistance%20Scholarship.pdf


Contact organization for details.

Firefighters’ Burned Children Fund, Inc. Scholarship: Burn Survivors Education Scholarship

The Charlotte chapter of the FFBCF will award up to 3 scholarship funds up to $3000 per year for undergraduate education, continuing education, or personal educational enrichment . Applicants must be burn survivors age 25 and under and must be currently accepted in a college, university, or trade school. Applicants must be current or former North Carolina residents. The Charlotte chapter will give preference to Mecklenburg residents and/or those who attend NC schools, but all burn survivors are encouraged to apply.

Up to $3000 per school year

For application, see link on Phillip O. Berry Student Services webpage:

http://pobstudentservices.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/file/view/Burn%20Survivor%20Scholarship.pdf/324649030/Burn%20Survivor%20Scholarship.pdf


Contact organization for details.

Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC)

FFTC is a nonprofit corporation which administers over 100 scholarship programs. High school students should visit their website to view specific scholarships and contact information for each program. Eligibility varies according to specific scholarship program.

Varies

For listings of each scholarship, go to:

http://www.fftc.org/page.aspx?pid=958
General information about FFTC can be found at:

http://www.fftc.org/scholarships



See contacts for each specific scholarship listed on FFTC website for details of each program.

Gallery Collection’s 8th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

Entrants must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The entrant with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in the company’s line. Only one entry per applicant is allowed.

$10,000 (plus $1000 for your school)

For full details and to enter, go to:

http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm


Deadline for submissions is February 18, 2015.

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program selects 1000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. High school senior, GED, or high school graduate with minimum GPA 3.3. Must be of African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, or Hispanic descent and be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the U.S. Must demonstrate financial need and be enrolling in an accredited college/university in fall, 2015 as a full-time, degree-seeking student. Must have demonstrated leadership abilities/community involvement. See website for full criteria and eligibility and application package requirements.

Cost of tuition, fees, books, and living expenses

Must register on website and apply online at
https://scholarships.gmsp.org/Program/Details/0fb486dd-d32c-4a4f-a0c5-d911d7d89cb7

For details, visit:



http://www.gmsp.org/

Deadline is January 14, 2015, 11:59 EST.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Student Scholarship

Applicants must be 9th-12th grade high school students, legal residents of the U.S. who are in school or plan to start school within next 12 months.

$1,000

For details, go to:

www.genkellyscholarship.com

December 31, 2014

Herbert Lehman Educational Fund

African American high school seniors may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and demonstrate financial need, high academic achievement, depth of character, leadership, seriousness of purpose and service orientation. Application must be typed (no handwritten applications will be accepted). See website for full instructions and requirements.

Usually $2000 per year, renewable if applicants continues to meet program requirements

For information, go to:

http://www.naacpldf.org/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship#application


Application deadline is March 31, 2015.

Honors College at East Carolina University

Seniors hoping to attend East Carolina University who meet the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:


  1. Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 or minimum weighted GPA of 4.0

  2. Minimum combined math/verbal SAT of 1200 or ACT composite score of 27 (super scoring is permitted for both tests).

Full in-state tuition to East Carolina University for four years

To be eligible, you must apply to East Carolina University by the priority application deadline of 11/15/2014. Applicants who meet the criteria of minimum GPA and math/verbal SAT or ACT scores (see left) will receive an invitation to apply for the Honors College.

Students must meet two deadlines to be considered for this scholarship:

  1. Apply to ECU by 11/15/2014

  2. If you receive an invitation to apply to the Honors College, all Honors College application materials must be submitted to ECU by 12/15/2014.

H&R Block Budget Challenge

Students may be eligible to win a scholarship based on successful participation in the H&R Block Budget Challenge simulation game. Teachers must register their class in order for students to be able to participate. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible.

Up to $100,000

Teachers must seek approval from POB administrators to participate. Once approved, teachers must register students in their classes so that students can participate and compete to win. Teachers may be eligible to win a classroom grant, also. For more information, go to:

http://www.hrblockdollarsandsense.com/


Classes may register to compete until February 6, 2015.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

High school seniors graduating in June, 2015 who meet the following criteria may apply: minority heritage, planning to attend an accredited, approved 4-year institution in the U.S., leadership potential, dedication to community service, evidence of financial need, U.S. citizen, minimum combined reading/math SAT of 1000 or ACT composite of 21. See webpage for additional criteria.

$24,000 total ($6000/year for 4 years)

For details, go to:

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php


Application will be available beginning 11/1/2014. Deadline for submission if 2/15/2015 at 5pm, EST.

John Cabot University (an American liberal arts university located in Rome, Italy)

Applicants to John Cabot University have the opportunity to apply for various merit-based scholarships. See university website for specific details.

Varies

For information, go to:

http://www.johncabot.edu/admissions/financial-aid-and-scholarships/scholarships/degree-seeking-students.aspx


Students planning to enter the university in Fall, 2015 will be considered for merit awards on an ongoing basis between February 15-April 1, 2015. See website for specific details.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest


Applicants must be in the 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grades in public, private, parochial, or home schools (and students under age 20 enrolled in GED /high school correspondence programs). Applicants must write an essay about an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official that occurred during or after 1956. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services (and their family members) are not eligible to participate. See website for full requirements and details.

$10,000-$500

For details, go to:

http://www.jfklibrary.org/Events-and-Awards/Profile-in-Courage-Award/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx


January 5, 2015

Johnson C. Smith University Financial Aid Options

Johnson C. Smith University offers scholarships to prospective students.

May vary

Information available via website:

http://www.jcsu.edu/admissions/financial_aid/types_of_aid/jcsu_aid


Contact JCSU Office of Admissions for deadlines.

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program

Students must be between ages 6-18, legal residents of the U.S. except Hawaii, and not yet a high school graduate. Students are nominated on the website for their volunteer and community service by an adult. Parents may nominate their own children. See full rules on website for details.

Up to $10,000

To access information, go to:

http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/index.asp


Contact organization for 2015 deadlines.

Malcolm Robinson Memorial Community Service (presented by 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte)

High school seniors in the greater Charlotte area who show dedication to community service, good citizenship, and high moral and ethical principles may apply. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and proof that applicant will enter a 2-year or 4-year program next fall are required.

$500

To access application, go to:
http://pobstudentservices.weebly.com/college--scholarships.html

For more information, call 704-375-7300, or email charlotte100@100blackmenofcharlotte.org.



Application must be submitted or postmarked by February 16, 2015.

Megan Meier Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship seeks applicants who have made a proactive difference in reducing bullying in their communities. Applicants must be full-time, enrolled high school seniors with a minimum 2.50 GPA on most recent report card. Letter of recommendation required. See website for details.

Contact organization for details.

To access application and instructions, go to:

http://www.meganmeierfoundation.org/megan-meier-memorial-scholarship.html


All materials must be received no later than 11/7/2014.

Moody’s Mega Math “M3” Challenge

High school juniors and seniors may apply. Selection is based on competition/talent/interest in academics, based on responses to an assigned modeling problem. Applicants must produce a viable solution paper by the deadline. Each school may enter up to two teams of three to five students. Team prizes are awarded.

Team prizes range from $20,000-$1000.

Visit website for details and to register:

m3challenge.siam.org


Contact the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 267-350-6388.

Application deadline is 2/27/2015, but only 6,500 applicants will be permitted.

National MS Society Scholarship Program

Students who have MS (multiple sclerosis) or who have a parent with MS are eligible to apply. Applicants must also: 1) be enrolling in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school in the U.S. or a U.S. territory for the 2015-2016 academic year, 2) U.S. citizens or legal residents living in the U.S. or in a U.S. territory, and 3) will be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours per semester in coursework leading to a degree, license, or certificate.

Typically $3000-$1000, but may vary

To access information and application, go to:

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Insurance-and-Financial-Information/Financial-Resources/Scholarship-Program/Scholarship-Program-Information#question-How-much-money-is-given-overall


Your application must be submitted online by January 15, 2015. Supporting documents must be postmarked and mailed to the address listed on the application instructions.no later than January 15, 2015.

National Presbyterian College Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors and Presbyterian. Award may be used for study at Presbyterian-affiliated colleges. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement.

Up to $1500; must re-apply annually

For information:
www.pcusa.org/financialaid
800-728-7228, ext. 5224

Application deadline: March 1, 2015


Native American Leadership in Education Scholarship

Applicants must be American Indian, at least one quarter Native American and enrolled member of federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated tribe. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants should have a major/career interest in education, counseling, or school administration. Applicants should demonstrate high academic achievement, depth of character, leadership, seriousness of purpose and service orientation.

$5000-$500

For more information, go to:
www.catchingthedream.org
Or call: 505-262-2351

Application deadline for Fall, 2015 study is April 15, 2015.

Navy College Fund

The Navy College Fund may be available to selected recruits. See website for full details.

May vary

For more information, visit:

http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/career/education/GIBill/Pages/NCF.aspx


Varies

Navy League Foundation Scholarship Program

The Navy League Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors who will attend college in the fall.  Navy League Foundation Scholarships are available only to children and grandchildren of former members of the Sea Services and those currently serving. 

$10,000 ($2500 each year for four years). The organization presently offers 25 scholarships.

To access information, visit:
http://navyleague.org/aboutus/scholarship.html

For more information, please contact Stacy McFarland, Staff Vice President, Development and Programs, at 800-356-5760 or 703-528-1775, or via email at development@navyleague.org.

If you have questions, please email scholarships@navyleague.org.


Apply for scholarship on website at:

https://navyleaguefoundation.starsscholarshipsonline.com/stars/default.aspx

Contact organization for deadlines.

NC A&T SU Charlotte Alumni “Queen City” Chapter Scholarships

High school seniors planning to attend NC A&T in Fall, 2015 who meet the following criteria may apply: 1) cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, 2) residing in greater Charlotte metro area, 3) U.S. citizens.

Four $500 scholarships will be awarded.

To access application, go to POB Student Services webpage:

http://pobstudentservices.weebly.com/college--scholarships.html

For more information, contact:



aggie_scholarship@yahoo.com or callTiffany Kennedy at 336-419-8432.


Application must be received by organization no later than 3/31/2015.

NC Sheriff’s Association Criminal Justice Scholarship

High school seniors residing in NC who are interested in pursuing a major/career in criminal justice or law enforcement may apply. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Application is available at financial aid offices of eligible institutions. This scholarship is only available for use at specific NC institutions; mostly UNC-system institutions (contact organization for details.) Application and supplemental material should be submitted to sheriff of county where applicant resides. First priority will be given to child of sheriff/law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty; second priority given to child of retired or deceased sheriff/law enforcement officer; third priority, to criminal justice students.

$2000

For more information, contact:
North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, 919-549-8614; www.cfnc.org


Contact organization for deadline(s).

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards

Any graduating high school senior who owns and operates his/her own small business may apply. Applicants must be planning to begin studies at an accredited, not-for-profit two or four-year university, college, or vocational/technical institute.

See website for full details and criteria. Scholarships can be applied towards tuition and fees.



From $15,000 to $1000 non-renewable

For full details, go to:

http://www.nfib.com/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards


Application materials will be posted on website beginning October 1, 2014. Students are encouraged to apply for our awards beginning October 1, 2014, and may apply until December 18, 2014.

North Carolina A&T State University Departmental Scholarships

Each of NC A&T State University’s seven colleges and schools awards scholarships to students within various majors. Students should contact the department in which they plan to major for Departmental Scholarship opportunities. To receive maximum consideration for need-based Departmental Scholarships, students should complete the FAFSA, available online from January 1st. The FAFSA must be received by the Office of Student Financial Aid priority deadline of March 1st.

Varies

For individual department information, go to:

http://www.ncat.edu/admissions/financial-aid/aid/scholarships/depart-schr.html


Contact individual departments at NC A&T State University for specific deadline information regarding individual departmental scholarships.

North Carolina A&T University Scholarship Listings Page

Requirements vary depending on scholarship. See webpage and specific scholarship listings for details.

Vary

To access information, go to: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/sot/current-students/cspages/scholarships.html

Varies; see listings for details.

North Carolina A&T State University Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholarship


This scholarship is for incoming freshmen students at NC A&T. Applicants must complete the FAFSA. Requirements include: minimum GPA of 3.75 or above, 1200 SAT (math and verbal only), or ACT score of 26.

Covers full tuition, fees, room, and board.

For details, go to:

http://www.ncat.edu/admissions/financial-aid/aid/scholarships/new-fresh-sch.html


Application deadline is January 15, 2015.

North Carolina A&T State University National Alumni Association Scholarship

Applicants must have a 3.0 high school GPA or above, 1000 or above on SAT (math and verbal only), or 22 ACT score.

Covers full tuition, fees, room, board, and books for 4 years as long as recipient meets the yearly requirements.

For details, go to:

http://www.ncat.edu/admissions/financial-aid/aid/scholarships/new-fresh-sch.html


Application must be postmarked on or before January 15, 2015.

North Carolina American Water Works Association and North Carolina Water Environment Association Scholarships: NC Safewater Endowment Program

Various scholarships are being offered. See website for specific criteria and details.

$2000-$1000

For details on each scholarship, go to:

http://www.ncsafewater.org/committees/endowment_committee/


For details, go to:

http://www.ncsafewater.org/committees/endowment_committee/


North Carolina Central University: BRITE Scholarships (Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise)


High school seniors planning to attend North Carolina Central University who are interested in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biomanufacturing, Biotechnology, and Medicinal Science should apply. Full and partial BRITE scholarships are available; they are competitive and renewed on an annual basis. Scholarships are available to first-time freshmen, community college transfers with AS degrees or rising juniors.

Full or partial scholarship to North Carolina Central University

For details, contact Ms. Tori Darby, POB College Coordinator. You may also contact Mr. Anthony Ervin of the NCCU BRITE Program at 919-530-5573 or at aervin2@nccu.edu

Mr. Ervin will be visiting POB on particular dates and times to speak with interested POB seniors. See Ms. Tori Darby, POB College Coordinator, for details.



See Ms. Tori Darby, POB College Coordinator, for assistance regarding deadlines, or contact Mr. Anthony Ervin of NCCU BRITE Program at 919-530-5573 or aervin2@nccu.edu



North Carolina Central University Chancellor’s Cycle of Success Scholarships

All students who are incoming into NCCU are considered for these scholarships when they apply. The earlier that students apply for admission to NCCU, the better the chances are to receive one of these scholarships. Scholarships are awarded until the funds are depleted.

Programs for graduating high school seniors include: 1) Soaring Eagle Scholarship, 2) Rising Eagle Scholarship, 3) Eagle in Flight Scholarship, 4) Eagle In Flight Scholarship 2. See website for specific eligibility criteria.



Up to full tuition depending on scholarship

For details, visit:
http://www.nccu.edu/formsdocs/proxy.cfm?file_id=2382


The earlier that students apply for admission to NCCU, the better chances are to receive one of these scholarships. Scholarships are awarded until funds are depleted.

North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Scholarships

Four-year scholarship program at North Carolina approved schools for qualifying children of certain class or category of deceased, disabled, combat, or POW/MIA veterans. At time of application, applicant must be under age 25; a resident and domiciled in North Carolina. Veteran parent must have been a legal resident of NC at the time of said veteran’s entrance into that period of service in the armed forces during which eligibility is established (OR the applicant is the biological child or adopted child prior to age 15, who was born in North Carolina and has been a resident of North Carolina continuously since birth). See online information for full criteria and details.

Scholarship funds are available for approved schools. See website for details.

For details, go to:
http://www.doa.nc.gov/vets/benefitslist.aspx?pid=scholarships



Contact North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs for details.

North Carolina Hispanic College Fund

Recipients will be students of Hispanic/Latino background with cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5 who are recent graduates of North Carolina high schools. Preference will be given to foreign-born applicants or applicants who are the children of foreign-born parents. Recipients must enroll in a degree program at a 2-year or 4-year college or community college. Recipients will be chosen based on family economic need, community involvement, academic achievement, volunteerism and leadership.

$2500-$500

For details and to access application, go to:
http://thencshp.org/programs/nc-hispanic-college-fund/

All application materials must be received by January 15, 2015.

North Carolina State Board of Refrigeration Examiners Scholarship

Applicants must be residing in North Carolina and must enroll in Associate of Applied Science degree of study in commercial refrigeration or HVAC/R technology. Other program expectations apply; contact organization for details.

May vary

For information:
www.refrigerationboard.org/wp
Call: 919-779-4711

Application deadline is 4/15/2015.

The Outdoor Hams Scholarship

Applicants must reside in NC. Selection is based on competition/talent/interest in amateur radio. Must be in a technical field of study; amateur radio operator with any class of active Amateur Radio license. Preference given to amateur radio operators who incorporate amateur radio into outdoor activities.

$1000-$500

For information, go to:
www.arrlf.org
Or call: American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc., 860-594-0397.

Application deadline is 1/31/2015.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards


Applicants must be in grades 5-12 and have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Applicants must be legal residents of one of the 50 U.S. states or District of Columbia. Volunteer activity must have occurred at least in part after 9/1/2013.

State-level honorees attend national recognition events in Washington, D.C., where America’s top 10 youth volunteers of the year are announced.

Visit:

http://spirit.prudential.com

or www.nassp.org/spirit


Or contact:

877-525-8491



Applicants must apply online by 11/4/2014, then submit application to their school principal or to the head of one of these officially designated local organizations: a Girl Scout council, county 4-H organization, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or affiliate of HandsOn Network. Each participating school or organization reviews the applications of its students and selects one Local Honoree for every 1000 students. Local Honorees have the chance to complete at higher levels of competition; up to national level.

Roanoke College

Scholars Program

To be considered, high school seniors must complete the Scholarship Competition application. Candidates must also be accepted to Roanoke College prior to the scholarship competition. Students with at least a 3.0 GPA in rigorous courses should consider applying.

$500-$180,000

For more information or to apply visit

http://roanoke.edu/Admissions/Scholars_Program.htm

Competition dates are listed on the website.



Deadline: January 5, 2015 for the February competitions.

Ronald McDonald

House Charities

Scholarship

Program

Graduating high school seniors may apply for only one of four scholarships being offered. Must be high school senior, younger than age 21, eligible to attend a 2-year or 4-year college, university, or technical school with full course of study, legal U.S. resident, and live in participating RMHC Chapter’s geographic area. See website for full criteria and details.

Contact organization for details.

For information and application process, visit:

http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships


Applicants may apply online beginning 10/1/2014. Deadline for application and for postmark of all supporting documents is 1/20/2015.

Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.

$40,000 ($10,000 per year for 4 years)

To access application and details, visit:

http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply/EligibilityRequirements.aspx


November 1st - application will be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program AND forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers.

January 9th - final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for only the Ron Brown Scholar Program ONLY.


Sallie Mae College Answer $1,000 Scholarship

Register on the Sallie Mae website to use its free scholarship search database and enter a monthly drawing for a $1000 scholarship.

$1,000

Enter the scholarship by registering on the website.

http://www.collegeanswer.com

Monthly

South Carolina State University Admissions and Scholarship Fair

Seniors interested in applying to South Carolina State University are invited to attend a recruitment session on 11/20/2014 at 7pm at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3301 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. Interested students should bring transcript and ACT/SAT scores. Financial aid questions will be answered.

May vary

Attend the Recruitment Session on 11/20/2014 at 7pm at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3301 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216.

For additional information, contact:

Robert Weeks at 704-548-8521 or rweeks4@att.net

Or: Barbara Waymer, 704-392-0704; waymerb@aol.com





Meeting will take place at 7pm on 11/20/2014.

SportsQuest Playing With Purpose Scholarship

High school 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade student athletes who meet the following criteria may wish to apply:

-C average or above,

-varsity-level athlete in one or more sports (see website for approved list)

-a “committed follower of Christ who embodies the Playing With Purpose message” (see website for details).



$2000-$75; plus possible summer sports ministries and additional benefits (see website for details)

To access online application, go to:

http://www.allamericanaward.org/


February 1, 2015

St. Bonaventure University Discovery Within Community Scholarship Program

Seniors planning to apply to St. Bonaventure University who are planning to major in one of the following STEM-related disciplines may apply: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, or Physics. Scholarship criteria are based on both merit and need.

Twenty-five students will be selected to receive scholarships of $3500-$6500 annually for study at St. Bonaventure University in one of the following STEM majors: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, or Physics.

For details and more information, go to:

http://www.sbu.edu/academics/schools/arts-and-sciences/walsh-science-center/discovery-within-community---stem


Students seeking admission into this scholarship program must be admitted to St. Bonaventure University by February 1, 2015. Applicants must also file the completed FAFSA by 2/15/2015.

Student Contests (Videos and/or Essays)

High school students can participate in several different contests (videos and/or essays) about school topics listed on website. See website and details of specific contests for eligibility requirements.

May vary

To access details, go to:

http://energizestudents.org/Speak-Your-Mind/Contest.aspx


Deadlines depend on specific contest; see website for details.

SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes

High school seniors who will enter college in Fall, 2015 (2 or 4 year college/university located in the US) and current undergraduate college students continuing their studies in Fall, 2015 can enter. Participants must reside within specific states of the U.S. (North Carolina is included.) Eligibility is NOT based on GPA or financial need. See website for details.

$500

Go to:

https://www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.html


Registration begins on 9/15/2014 and first drawing will be held on 10/31/2014. Two winners will be chosen every two weeks until 5/15/2015.

TCI (Tall Clubs International) Scholarships

Students entering college in the upcoming fall who are under age 21 and meet Tall Clubs International height requirement minimum (5’10 for women; 6’2 for men) may be eligible. Interested applicants may request an application directly from tci-scholarships@tall.org.Please include your name, email, city, and state in your message. Applicants may also contact a local Tall Club to enquire about sponsorship (see website).

Up to $1000

Visit this site for link to more information:

http://tall.org/tci-acts/scholarships-2/

Applications open on July 15 and close on February 15, 2015.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Project Scholarships

Some scholarships are available to graduates interested in pursuing careers in Early Childhood Education or Child Care Center services.

See website

For more information on T.E.A.C.H. programs, go to:

http://www.childcareservices.org/_downloads/TEACH_app_ProgramDescript.pdf


Contact organization for details and/or see website.

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

UNC-Chapel Hill


This full-ride scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill is a scholarship for students talented in creative writing. Students must submit samples of their work as part of the scholarship application process and must apply to UNC-CH under Early Admission deadline (10/15/2014). In addition to applying to UNC-Chapel Hill by this date, applicants must complete and submit the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship application by 11/15/2014 (see webpage). Applicants must be U.S. citizens no older than age 22.

Full-ride scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill; there is a maximum of one winner of this scholarship per year

For more information and application process, visit:
http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creative/scholarship/tws


Scholarship applicants must apply to UNC-CH by the 10/15/2014 early admissions deadline. Applicants must also submit their required application documents postmarked by 11/15/2014 as well (see website for instructions and details).

The Triangle Pest Control Scholarship Fund

This is a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking education in environmental studies. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited environmental technology or environmental engineering program at a college or university.

$1000

To access details and application, go to:

https://www.trianglepest.com/triangle-pest-control-scholarship-fund

For questions, contact:



contact@trianglepest.com


Application with all required documents must be received by the Triangle Pest Control by March 2, 2015.

UNCG Guarantee Scholarships

The UNCG Guarantee Scholarship helps in-state students graduate from UNCG in four years with little to no debt. Awarded to graduating high school seniors who apply to and are admitted to UNCG for fall enrollment and who meet the following criteria:

-North Carolina resident for tuition purposes

-SAT of 1000 or above on verbal and math or ACT Composite of 21 or above

-pursuing first undergraduate degree

-graduated from high school within past 8 months of first enrollment at UNCG

-will be enrolled full-time at UNCG

-Family income does not exceed 100% of poverty level

-qualify for federal student financial aid

-must complete the FAFSA


Helps meet all expenses for in-state students so they can graduate from UNCG in 4 years with little to no debt. Also provides a support program to encourage academic and personal success.

For full details, go to:

http://guarantee.uncg.edu/about/default.shtml

To access application, go to:



http://guarantee.uncg.edu/apply/online.shtml


Students must apply to UNCG and be admitted, then must also apply for the UNCG Guarantee Scholarship.

Priority consideration will be given to students who apply for the UNCG Guarantee Scholarship before March 1, 2015.


UNCG Scholars Program and Dean’s Scholars Program

Students who apply and are admitted to UNCG may be invited by UNCG Undergraduate Admissions to apply to the UNCG Scholars Program. Awards range from $2500 up to full tuition, fees, room, and board. UNCG Scholars are chosen on the basis of superior scholastic and personal achievement and potential. Successful candidates generally have a minimum SAT of 1200 (critical reading and math) or an ACT of 27 and minimum high school GPA of 3.5.

Range from full tuition, fees, room, and board to $2500. Awards are offered to approximately 30 entering freshmen.


For details, go to:

http://fia.uncg.edu/uncgscholars/


Students must apply and be admitted to UNCG by 12/1/2014. To be considered for a merit award, students must also submit the application essay. Students who meet these two criteria will automatically be considered for UNCG’s merit scholarships.


United States Coast Guard Academy Scholarships

Three hundred candidates are admitted annually to the United States Coast Guard Academy. Criteria are: proven academic accomplishment (especially in math and the sciences, skill as an athlete, community service, motivation to embrace leadership development, and an unwavering desire to serve their country and humanity.

Full-ride scholarship to US Coast Guard Academy: tuition, room, and board are all included. Cadets also receive pay totaling approximately $12,000 per year to cover required expenses and supplies. Upon graduation, graduates serve at least five years as commissioned officers with the US Coast Guard.

To access information, go to:

http://www.cga.edu/admissions/


To qualify for the Early Action program, all forms must arrive at the Admissions Office by 10/15/2014. Otherwise, all forms must be received at the Admissions Office by 1/15/2015.

United States Military Academy West Point

The application process to the United States Military Academy West Point begins during the junior year of high school. Candidates must be at least age 17 but no older than age 22 on July 1st of the year that they enter West Point. Candidates must be unmarried, not pregnant, and not legally responsible for the support of any children. Good physical and mental health is required, along with above-average strength, agility, and endurance. You must complete a Candidate Questionnaire on the website. Candidates must obtain a nomination to be eligible to compete for a spot at West Point. See the website for details on this process. You should apply for all nominations for which you are eligible during the spring of your junior year. It is important to pursue every nomination available to you. See website for explanation of additional steps in the admissions process.

Full-ride scholarship: tuition, room, board, and expenses all paid. Five years of active-duty service required upon graduation, plus three years service in Inactive Ready Reserve.

For details on admissions to West Point, go to:

http://www.usma.edu/admissions/SitePages/Steps.aspx


The application is a multi-step process and begins during junior year of high school. Early planning and organization is essential. See website and contact United States Military Academy West Point for deadlines.

United States Naval Academy (Annapolis)

You should apply for admission between April of your junior year of high school and January of your senior year. The earlier you apply, the better. Candidates must be U.S. citizens of good moral character, at least 17 years old and not past age 23 on July 1st of the year they would enter the academy. Candidates must be unmarried, not pregnant, and with no dependents.

Full-ride scholarship is included with admission to the academy (tuition, room, board, medical, and dental expenses). Five years of active-duty service is required upon graduation.

For information on admissions, go to:

http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/


The application is a multi-step process and begins during junior year of high school. Early planning and organization is essential. Except in very unusual circumstances, candidate files not completed by January 31, 2015 will not receive further consideration.

University of Dayton, Ohio Leadership in Service Scholarship

One senior from Phillip O. Berry can be named as recipient of this scholarship. It is for use at the University of Dayton only. Criteria: an innate desire for personal development and committed to service within POB, church, or community

$10,000 ($2500/year for 4 years). Students who visit campus and file the FAFSA prior to 3/1/2015 may receive up to $4000 additional funds for textbooks (over 4 years).

Interested seniors must inform Mrs. Lori Martinez, POB Scholarship Coordinator, by 2:30 PM on 1/15/2015.

For more information about the University of Dayton, contact admission@udayton.edu or call 800-837-7433.

Interested seniors must inform Mrs. Lori Martinez, POB Scholarship Coordinator, by 2:30 PM on 1/15/2015.

Upakar Indian American Scholarship

High school seniors who were either born in India or who have at least one parent who was born in India may apply. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement; cumulative unadjusted GPA of over 3.6. Family income limits apply. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or green card holder.

$2000

For details, go to:

http://www.upakarfoundation.org/


Application deadline is April 30, 2015.

U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

To apply to the Academy, you must be at least age 17 but not past age 23 on July 1st of the year you enter the Academy. Applicants should be of good moral character, U.S. citizens, unmarried, and with no dependents. Official nominations are a required part of the entry process to the Academy. See website for details and instructions.

Full-ride scholarship is included with admission (tuition, room, board, medical care, monthly stipend, interest-free loans to cover emergency situations if necessary, and access to a low-cost government-sponsored life insurance program. Minimum of eight years service in U.S. Air Force is required after graduation, (the last three of which can be in inactive reserves.)

For information and details, go to:

http://www.academyadmissions.com/admissions/


The application is a multi-step process. Early planning and organization is essential. Complete file and materials must be received by January 31, 2015.

Pre-Candidate Questionnaire must be submitted between March 1 of junior year of high school and December 31 of senior year of high school. Nominations must also be sought and obtained during this time period. See website for further explanation of process.

WACE Twelfth Annual National Co-Op Scholarship Program

To qualify, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale and must apply and be accepted for 2015-2016 at one of the colleges/universities that are WACE partner institutions. Johnson & Wales University is one of these; see website for list of partnering colleges/universities. Students must complete the application (available on WACE website) including a typed one-page essay (see website for instructions). WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology to apply.

See WACE website (or contact organization) for details.

To access full information and the scholarship application, go to:

http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html


Applications must be postmarked by 2/15/2015, but early applications are strongly encouraged. NOTE: APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR WACE SCHOLARSHIP MAY BE DIFFERENT OR EARLIER FOR CLARKSON UNIVERSITY, DREXEL UNIVERSITY, JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY, MERRIMACK COLLEGE, SUNY OSWEGO, AND UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL APPLICANTS. CHECK WACE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.

West Teaching Scholarship at Catawba College

High school seniors who have been admitted into Catawba College who are planning to pursue teaching careers may apply. Minimum SAT of 1100 (or equivalent) on quantitative and verbal sections and GPA of 3.4 required. Contact Catawba College for additional criteria and requirements.

Contact program director at Catawba College for details.

To access more information, go to:

http://catawba.edu/academics/schools/education/teacher-education/academy-teachi/teaching-scholars/

To request details, go to:

https://www.catawba.edu/academics/schools/education/teacher-education/academy-teachi/information-request/


Contact Catawba College for details.

William Peace University Scholarships and Awards

Students applying to William Peace University are potentially eligible. Merit scholarships are awarded based on weighted cumulative GPA and the highest combined SAT/ACT critical reading and math scores. Scholarships are also offered in the areas of performing arts, leadership, and more.


Merit scholarships range up to $15,000/year and are renewable.

Interested students should contact the WPU Office of Admissions to request scholarship applications:

919.508.2214 or 800.732.2347 or admissions@peace.edu

See the following webpage for details:

http://www.peace.edu/admissions/office-of-financial-aid/wpu-scholarships-and-awards


All applications must be submitted by March 15, 2015.

Wingate University Academic and Merit Scholarships

Students who apply and are admitted to Wingate University are automatically considered for university merit scholarships based on GPA, academic rank, SAT/ACT scores, leadership achievement and involvement. A separate scholarship application is not required.

$20,000-$10,000 annually

Visit the following link for details:

http://www.wingate.edu/financial-planning/grants-and-scholarships

To receive additional information or a Wingate admissions application call 1-800-755-5550 or email admit@wingate.edu




Contact Wingate University Office of Admissions for college application deadlines.

WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) YOU Scholarship

Female high school seniors with an interest in the field of transportation may apply. Criteria: applicant’s specific transportation goals, academic record, and transportation-related activities or job skills. GPA of 3.0 or above, currently studying math, science and technology and considering a career in a transportation-related field.



$1000

To access application and details, go to:

http://pobstudentservices.weebly.com/college--scholarships.html

For information on additional scholarships offered through this organization, go to:



http://www.wtsinternational.org/charlottemetro/scholarships/


Application must be received by Sierra Haynes no later than 11/10/2014.

Zinch $1,000 Scholarship

All U.S. high school and college students are eligible. Students answer a short essay question online and submit the online application. See website for full requirements and details.

Zinch website also offers information about various scholarships available from other organizations. See website for details.

$1,000

For more information about this and other Zinch scholarship opportunities visit http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/weekly?utm_source=gt-weekly&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=scr&utm_content=wkly&utm_campaign=gt

For information on more scholarship opportunities, go to:



http://www.zinch.com/scholarships

See website for details.

$1,000 Moolahspot Scholarship

Any student at least 16 years or older who plans to attend, or is currently attending, college or graduate school. Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country. Students may study any major or plan to enter any career field at any accredited college or graduate school. Although applicants can be from any country, all applications must be completed in English. All entries must be submitted by December 31, 2014. Only applications submitted electronically will be accepted and any incomplete applications will be disqualified.

$1,000

Go to the website listed below and complete the application electronically.

http://www.moolahspot.com/scholarship/index.cfm






December 31, 2014

$1,500 Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship

ScholarshipDetective is a free scholarship search engine currently offering two $1,500 college scholarships. To enter, complete the online application

The ScholarshipDetective website also provides information about other scholarships offered by various organizations. See website for more information.



$1,500 (two scholarships will be awarded)

To access the entry form, go to:

http://www.scholarshipdetective.com/scholarship/index.cfm






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Websites to Aid You with Your Scholarship Search

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www.Scholarships4Students.com http://milliondollarscholar.com/
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www.scholarshipdetective.com http://www.zinch.com/scholarships
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