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.
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.
For more information on admissions and scholarship, contact the AADA Admissions Office at 800-463-8990. Additional contact information:
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.
AES Engineering Scholarships
High school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility may apply. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Applicants must submit an essay of between 500-1000 words on the topic posted on the website.
To access details and instructions, go to: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Deadline is October 6, 2016.
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.
Application must be submitted online before midnight, December 1, 2016. After you apply, the deadline to upload all your required documents is January 9, 2016.
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.
Application and supporting documents must be mailed after January 1, 2016 but must be received by AFSA headquarters no later than March 31, 2017.
Alpha Kappa Alpha (Rho Psi Omega Chapter, Inc.) Debutante Scholarship and Cotillion Program
High school junior and senior young ladies are invited to apply. Debutante program will run during most of the school year, and time commitment, 20 hours of community service, and minimum financial obligation is required of participants.
Application available on Phillip O. Berry Student Services webpage:
Application is due 9/15/2016.
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.
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.
For details, please contact:
Contact organization for 2016 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.
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: email@example.com The American Legion Department of North Carolina
4 North Blount Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27611
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.
For details, go to:
Application must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2017.
American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens Scholarships
For details, see:
http://www.aphf.org/scholarships.html Or contact:
American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens
6350 Horizon Dr.
Titusville, FL 32780
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:
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.
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.
For details, go to:
New deadline not yet announced. Check website and contact organization for details and updates.
YMCA Annual Art and Essay
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.
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)
Application deadline for Class of 2017 graduates not yet announced. Check website and contact organization for details and updates, and check with ROTC instructors at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology.
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.
To access details and instructions, go to:
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
Deadline to apply for spring semester competition is 11/30/2016.
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.
2017 scholarship program cycle will kick off in September, 2016. Check website frequently for updates.
Only one outstanding Phillip O. Berry Academy
senior can be nominated for this scholarship from our school. Selection criteria to be considered include: grades, GPA, class rank, extracurricular involvement, achievements, leadership, and character.
nomination for the Belk Scholarship must carefully
read and follow the
instructions on the
Sign-up Sheet outside of
Ms. Ingram’s door.
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:
High school juniors and seniors, contact your high school counselor for assistance.
Bryan Scholars Program
Phillip O. Berry Academy can nominate up to three outstanding seniors for this scholarship. Seniors must be scholar athletes and must participate in one of the sports listed below.
Seniors who meet the eligibility criteria and would like to be considered for nomination must sign Nomination Consideration Sign-up Sheetoutside Mrs. Ingram’s office (Room 215) by 2:30pm on Friday, September 9, 2016. All supporting documentation must be turned in to Mrs. Ingram by this date and time as well.
Scholars Program (Honoring Jim McLamore)
Based on 2015 guidelines, applicants had to-
-Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent (2.0 or above required for Burger King employees, children/dependents of employees, or spouses/domestic partners of employees
Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico (check website for any updated details and requirements for 2014).
NOTE: There are two ways to pursue a Burger King Scholarship; one is open to all high school seniors who meet the criteria above; the other is to be a Burger King employee (or designated family member) of an employee. See website for full details and criteria.
$1,000-$50,000 (amount for 2013. Amount for 2015 not yet confirmed).
Students must apply online. To access information and the application, go to:
http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/Home https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/ https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php
In 2015, the application period was from 11/15/2015 to 1/10/2016. Deadline for 2017 not yet announced. Check website frequently for updates and/or contact organization.
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.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are high school seniors or college freshmen/sophomores. Seniors must be age 18 by April 1st of senior year. Seniors must have an SAT score of 1500 or higher (1000 math and critical reading; 500 writing) or an ACT score of 21 or higher. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Annual salary; a benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, and retirement; and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, books and supplies. graduation.
Applications for Summer 2015 employment will be accepted until 15 October 2016. Applications for winter, spring, and fall employment should be sent nine to twelve months before the desired start date. Additionally, high school applicants must be age 18 by April 1st of their senior year to be eligible for employment.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Applicants must be: current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees; Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. Applicants may not be children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, Coca-Cola Company, divisions, or subsidiaries. See website for full requirements and details.
Varies; up to $20,000. Three different types of Coca-Cola-sponsored scholarship programs are available: 1) Coca-Cola Scholars (up to $20,000); 2) Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team ($1500-$1000; administered by Phi Theta Kappa) and 3) Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise (for community college students; $1000 each and administered by Phi Theta Kappa)
To access details of each of these programs and application, go to:
For more details on Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise, go to:
Applications due for Coca-Cola Scholars Program on October 31, 2016. For Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise programs, contact www.ptk.org for deadlines and details.
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.
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.
College JumpStart Scholarship
Applicants must be high school 10th, 11th, or 12th grade students, college students, or non-traditional students; U.S. citizens or legal residents, attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/trade school in the US; and committed to using education to better your own life and that of your family and/or community.
Up to $1,500
To access information and application, go to:
Midnight on October 17, 2016.
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
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:
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.)
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.
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 11/01/2016 at http://www.dellscholars.org
Application will open on November 1, 2016. The deadline for all applications is January 15, 2017.
Discus Awards: Available College Scholarships
High school senior, juniors, sophomores, and freshmen may be eligible to apply for these scholarships; eligibility depends on specific scholarship listed.
The scholarship amounts, deadlines, and requirements vary. See website for details.
Various amounts; currently $30,000-$500
For more information about the Discus Award College Scholarships, the award amounts and individual deadlines and to nominate yourself for a Discus award visit http://www.discusawards.com/list-of-scholarships The next deadline for the 2016-2017 scholarships listed on the Discus Awards website is 9/30/2014; however, there are later deadlines imposed for the various scholarships offered.
Next upcoming deadline is 9/30/2016; however, there are various later deadlines for specific scholarships advertised via this website. See website for details.
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:
See website for details.
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:
January 10, 2017 (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:
Apply for scholarship prior to January 10, 2017. (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, 2017
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:
See website or contact Elon University Office of Admissions 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:
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.
For listings of each scholarship, go to:
http://www.fftc.org/page.aspx?pid=958 General information about FFTC can be found at:
See contacts for each specific scholarship listed on FFTC website for details of each program.
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.
For details, go to:
December 31, 2016
Golden Door Scholars
Undocumented high school seniors and graduates who have not completed their four-year degree are eligible to apply. Applicants should already have received or be eligible for DACA status. Strong preference will be given to candidates with strong academic records who are high school seniors or graduates in NC, SC, TN, and GA.
Golden Door Scholarship recipients receive funding to cover tuition, room, and board for a four-year degree. Access is also provided to mentors, internships, and other career-building opportunities.
For more information and to access the application, go to:
All applications are due by midnight on 10/2/2016, EST.
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Must be a U.S. citizen, high school senior in the U.S. with plans to enter college in fall of 2016, planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree at an accredited, non-profit public or private institution in the U.S. Student must demonstrate critical economic need, be involved in co-curricular and community activities, have demonstrated ability to overcome adversity with integrity, and a minimum 2.0 GPA.
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.
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.
The Levine Scholars Program offers a full-ride scholarship to approximately 15 students each Candidates must be applicants for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte in a baccalaureate program for the fall term immediately following their high school graduation. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents and should present an excellent academic record, demonstrate a commitment to community service, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership.
Candidates must be nominated by their school counselor. If you would like to be nominated, please inform your school counselor!
The Levine Scholarship offers four years of full tuition, room and board, service grant to implement a service project of the scholar’s own design, and four summers of experiences. The total value of this four-year scholarship is estimated at $105,000 for in-state students and $155,000 for out-of-state students. Approximately 15 Levine Scholarships will be awarded each year.
For additional information about this scholarship, visit
Counselor nomination deadline:
October 15, 2016 Nominated seniors must submit a completed application for admissions to UNCC by November 1, 2016.
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.
All materials must be received no later than 11/7/2016.
The Phillip O. Berry Academy Scholarship Committee will select two seniors to be nominated for this award. Students who are not nominated by the scholarship committee have the option of self-nomination. Eligibility requirements:
scholarship, character, and leadership, physical
vigor. Applicants should be competitive applicants to the University of North
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions, please email email@example.com.
Check website on November 1, 2016 to apply for 2016-2017 academic year scholarships.
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.
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.
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.
Application must be postmarked on or before January 15, 2017.
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
You may contact Mr. Anthony Ervin of the NCCU BRITE Program at 919-530-5573 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
BRITE Program at 919-530-5573 or email@example.com
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:
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:
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.
For details and to access application, go to:
All application materials must be received by January 15, 2017.
North Carolina State University Undergraduate Scholarships
To be considered, students must apply for NCSU admission by November 1st.
Only two outstanding
seniors from the Class of
2015 can be endorsed by
POB school officials to compete for this award. If you are not selected as one of POB’s endorsed nominees, you may still endorse yourself and apply for the scholarship via the NCSU website.
The Park Scholarship
program brings exceptional students to
NC State, based on
outstanding accomplishments and
potential in scholarship,
leadership, service, and
award valued at
and fees, room and board,
books, supplies, travel, and personal expenses; computer stipend, grants to fund professional and personal enrichment experiences, plus additional benefits. Approximately 40 scholarships will be awarded during this cycle.
Seniors who would like to be considered for nomination must complete a Nomination Packet and submit it with all required documents to Ms.
Ingram , POB Scholarship Coordinator, by 2:30pm on Friday, 9/9/2016 in Room 215.
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Seniors who would like to be considered for nomination must complete a Nomination Packet and submit it with all required documents to Ms. Lori Martinez, POB Scholarship Coordinator, by 2:30pm on Friday, 9/9/2016..
PRIDE Awards 2017
The 2015 PRIDE Awards will spotlight the impact of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) in our community. The STEAM Youth Achievement Award will honor an outstanding African-American high school senior in Mecklenburg County planning a career in one of the STEAM areas.
Winners will be honored at a black-tie gala at the Westin Hotel in January, 2015. One nonprofit organization will receive a monetary donation.
For additional information, contact:
Kisha D. Williams
312 West Trade Street, Suite 600, Charlotte, NC 28202
The deadline for submitting nomination forms and all required materials is Friday, October 24, 2016.
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.
Applicants must apply online by 11/4/2016
QuestBridge National College
The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence in the face of economic obstacles.
Students of all races and
ethnicities are encouraged
to apply. Applicants can apply for up to 8 participating colleges with just one application.
Full four-year scholarship(s) to some of the nation’s most selective colleges
To access details and free online application, go to:
Application (with all supporting documents) is due by September 27, 2016.
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.
Deadline: October 13, 2016 for the November competitions; January 5, 2017 for the February competitions.
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:
Applicants may apply online beginning 10/1/2016. Deadline for application and for postmark of all supporting documents is 1/20/2017.
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.
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.
Enter the scholarship by registering on the website.
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.
Registration begins on 9/15/2016 and first drawing will be held on 10/31/2016. Two winners will be chosen every two weeks until 5/15/2017.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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:
Applications open on July 15 and close on February 15, 2017.
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.
For more information on T.E.A.C.H. programs, go to:
Contact organization for details and/or see website.
The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship
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:
Scholarship applicants must apply to UNC-CH by the 10/15/2016 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.
Application with all required documents must be received by the Triangle Pest Control by March 2, 2016.
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:
Students must apply to UNCG and be admitted, then must also apply for the UNCG Guarantee Scholarship.
Applications for students beginning at UNCG in Fall, 2015 will be available during Fall, 2014 on the UNCG Guarantee webpage. Check webpage frequently for updates.
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:
Students must apply and be admitted to UNCG by 12/1/2016. 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:
To qualify for the Early Action program, all forms must arrive at the Admissions Office by 10/15/2016. Otherwise, all forms must be received at the Admissions Office by 1/15/2017.
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.
The application is a multi-step process. 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:
The application is a multi-step process. Early planning and organization is essential. Except in very unusual circumstances, candidate files not completed by January 31, 2015 will not receive further consideration.
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:
The application is a multi-step process. Early planning and organization is essential. Complete file and materials must be received by January 31, 2017.
Wendy’s High School Heisman Awards
Rising high school seniors (Class of 2015) who have at least “B” grade average and participate in at least one of 27 eligible school-sponsored sports can apply online. Two winners will be chosen from each school. Winners go on to compete at the regional, state, and national levels. Twelve National Finalists are selected, and two National Winners are chosen.
One female and one male student athlete will each be chosen as National Winners and will receive national recognition on ESPN, a trophy, patch, $10,000 awarded to their schools, and a $500 Wendy’s gift card. National finalists, state winners, and state finalists also receive recognition and awards (see website for amounts and details.)
To learn more and to apply, go to:
For full details on awards for each stage of the competition, go to:
Application deadline is October 3, 2016. Reviewer deadline is October 6, 2016.
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.
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 email@example.com
All applications must be submitted by March 15, 2017.
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.
To receive additional information or a Wingate admissions application call 1-800-755-5550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Wingate University Office of Admissions for college application deadlines.
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarships
Graduating high school seniors (or students currently in full-time undergraduate or graduate studies) may apply. Applicants must belong to one of the following ethnic populations: Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic. Applicants must have a B average or above and be pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in a technical science or engineering discipline. Applicants must also have tuition or tuition-related expenses not covered by scholarships/grants (excluding loans.)
For updated information and access to full requirements and details, visit: http://www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html
To access application, go to:https://clouda.lincware.com/clouda/doc/run/rba/xtmsp_application_2014
Deadline for submission of all materials, including resume, is 9/30/2016.
YoungArts Award Program (National YoungArts Foundations
YoungArts provides young artists with access to scholarships, career opportunities, and professional contacts, nomination for U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, master classes with world-renowned artists, national recognition, and other opportunities. Talented students in grades 10-12 in the visual, literary, design and performing arts may apply. Areas include cinematic arts, dance, design, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. See website for details.