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ALLEGACY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION – MEL HUGHES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Selection Criteria: For student members of Allegacy Federal Credit Union. (Can apply for membership with scholarship application.) Judged on academic performance (GPA >= 3.0), extracurricular and community activities, references and an essay question. You can request your financial need to be considered as a factor also. If you apply for, but are not selected to receive a Mel Hughes Scholarship, your application may be submitted for consideration of a General Fund Scholarship.

Amount: (4 - $1,300 for 4-year college; 4 - $250 for community/technical school)

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Contact: www.allegacyfcu.org/scholarships


ALPHA DELTA KAPPA

Selection Criteria: ADK has three scholarships: the Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship for young woman, the Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship, and the Clare Johnson Marley – Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship. Students must have good character, participation in extra-curricular activities in school and community, financial need not the primary consideration, class rank and SAT/ACT requirements vary per scholarship. Please come to Student Services for more information, and the application

Amount: One-time Non-renewable for $2,000

Deadline: received by USPS-March 15, 2017

Contact: http://www.nc-alpha-zeta.net/eunice-riggins-memorial-scholarship.html

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA

Student Achievement Scholarship

Selection Criteria: Applicants must have a weighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Verbal, and Writing) in a range of 1344-1560 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24. Students with lower or higher scores will not be considered. Applicants are also judged on their service to school, community, and church as well as their integrity and leadership potential. Student must complete application on-line.

Amount: One-time Non-renewable for $2,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Contact: http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/show?id=822&from=120

THE AMERICAN LEGION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: Those eligible to apply for the scholarship shall be the child/children or legally adopted child/children or a child of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services of active duty United States military and National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. The applicant must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for the scholarship. Scholarship is for undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 20, 2017

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

ASPIRING ANIMATION PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: For students interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student's application essay.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Contact: http://www.animationcareerreview.com/


ASPIRING FASHION PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: For students interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student's application essay. 

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Contact: http://www.fashion-schools.org

CATAWBA COLLEGE

WEST SCHOLARS

Selection Criteria: This is for students interested in the teaching profession. The scholarship provides a wealth of experiences including early field experience, excursions and professional networking. A Student must have minimum eligibility requirements: SAT 1100 or equivalent and GPA 3.4.

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: May 5, 2017

Contact: www.catawba.edu/academyforteaching

CSS/FINANCIAL AID PROFILE

Certain Colleges require the PROFILE to be filed along with the FAFSA. Some of the North Carolina schools that required it included Davidson College, Duke University, Elon University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest University. There are also specific scholarships that require the PROFILE. Registrations for the PROFILE is accepted beginning October 1. Application can be found at:

https://student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile The PROFILE must be submitted online.

DAVIDSON WATER INC. SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: The applicant’s parent or guardian must be a member of Davidson Water, Inc. All customers of Davidson Water, Inc. are members. Applicant must have financial need, scholastic achievement school, civic and community extra-curricular activities, and accepted by an accredited four-year college or university.

Amount: four scholarships of $1,500

Deadline: April 3, 2017

Contact: https://www.davidsonwater.com/scholarship/scholarship.asp

FORSYTH COUNTY FARM BUREAU

Selection Criteria: A resident of Forsyth County, pursuing a degree in the field of Agriculture, GPA of 3.0, short essay on “Why I want to major in Agriculture”, transcript and recommendation form.

Amount: $5,000- attending a 4-year college, $2,500-attending a community college

Deadline: Completed applications are due to Forsyth County Farm Bureau by March 15, 2017

Contact: http://www.ncfb.org/Programs/R-Flake-Shaw-Scholarship

FORSYTH TECH SCHOLARSHIPS

Forsyth Tech has implemented AcademicWorks is an on-line scholarship management system that automatically matches applicants to scholarship opportunities that they are qualified to receive. This system now handles scholarship applications online; paper applications are no longer available. The scholarship application period runs from April 1st through April 29th.  Applicants must complete one application to be considered for all of the Forsyth Tech scholarships. If a non-Forsyth Tech application is required, the scholarship information lists the appropriate web site to download the application. To access the online scholarship application, please click the link below: https://www.forsythtech.edu/apply/financial-aid/scholarships/



HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Selection Criteria: Various scholarships for students who are of Hispanic Heritage and a US citizen or legal permanent resident. Must have GPA>=3.0, and financial need is a consideration.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 30, 2017

Contact: www.hsf.net

HOMESTEAD HILLS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

Silver Pen Writing Competition Scholarship

Selection Criteria: Homestead Hills retirement community will provide a one-time financial aid deserving high school seniors. This writing competition will be awarded after a review of the candidates’ academic record, activities, leadership ability, personal character, weighted GPA of 3.0 or above, and a 600 to 1,000 word essay.

Amount: 1st place- $1,500, 2nd place-1,000, 3rd place-$750, and 4th place-$500

Deadline: March 7, 2017

Contact: Student Services for more information ~ All items needed to complete this application must be submitted online at www.silverpen-slc.com

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Selection Criteria: Various scholarships sponsored by Junior Achievement. Student must have completed, or be enrolled in and complete a Junior Achievement Economics or Company Program.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies – search scholarships on site

Contact: www.ja.org

SENAH C. AND C.A. KENT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: Student must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need and attend a college located in Forsyth County.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 13, 2017

Contact: https://www.csascholars.org/kent/index.php

LEGAL SUPPORT STAFF OF WINSTON-SALEM and

LEGAL SUPPORT STAFF OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOLARSHIPS

Selection Criteria: All applicants must be sponsored through a local chapter or Member-at-Large of Legal Support Staff of North Carolina, Inc. Students must be enrolled in a school of advanced education; in need of financial assistance; have at least a B average or not below 90%, if percentile system is used. Student must also participate in and out of school activities, have leadership skills and career goals. The winner of the local chapter scholarship automatically becomes an eligible candidate for the LSSNC state-sponsored scholarship in the amount of $2,500 for first place and $1,500 for second place.

Amount: See above

Deadline: March 2, 2017

Contact: file:///C:/Users/ETLASECA/Downloads/Legal_Support_Staff_Scholarship_of_North_Carolina_2017.pdf
W. GENE MALLOY SCHOLARSHIP

ST. JAMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Selection Criteria: A scholarship committee from the W. Gene Scholarship Fund will select recipients. to receive consideration applicant must demonstrate resiliency and strength of character to overcome the challenges of life with integrity, optimism, a strong sense of humor, and concern and support for others. The student must have a 2.0-3.5 GPA.

Amount: $500-$1,000

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Contact: Student Services

MARINE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Selection Criteria: For children of a Marine from households with adjusted gross income of $94,000 or less for 2015. Must be planning to attend a 4-year college or 2-tech school. GPA >=2.0. Other benefits for specific situations, limited grandchildren eligibility – see website.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Annually January 1- March 1

Contact: www.mcsf.org/apply
NORTH CAROLINA BAR ASSOCIATION ENDOWMENT FUND

NORTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT

Selection Criteria: A high school senior who is a child of a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer who lost their life or permanently disabled in the line of duty.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 3, 2017

Contact: https://www.ncbar.org/members/divisions/young-lawyers/members (a student’s parent who is financially active alumnus will be given preferential consideration, if the student meets all requirements).


NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

Selection Criteria: The mission of the NCHSAA is to provide governance and leadership for interscholastic athletic programs that support and enrich the educational experience of students. The NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarship applications are available on-line at the link below.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

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

NORTH CAROLINA RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION AND

CAROLINAS FOOD INDUSTRY COUNCIL

Selection Criteria: North and South Carolina residents that are members of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association or the Carolinas Food Industry Council have the opportunity to apply for the multiple education scholarships. Click here to download an application for retail, and here for grocery.

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: March 20, 2017

Contact: www.retailpaysforcollege.org

NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY

FORGIVALBE EDUCATION LOANS FOR SERVICE

The Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) program provides funding for North Carolina students pursuing programs leading to careers in areas with critical need, such as nursing, teaching, allied health fields and medicine. Students who receive funds through this program must sign a promissory note agreeing to work in North Carolina after graduation in an approved position, one year for each academic year of funding received. Students who do not perform the required service must repay the loans in cash, with interest.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Contact: https://www.cfnc.org/FELS

NURSING SCHOOLS ALMANAC

ASPIRING SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: The scholarship is open to all high schools seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. The student must demonstrate academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Contact: http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/
PHI DELTA KAPPA PROSPECTIVE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: The PDK Educational Foundation awards more than 30 scholarships each year to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK by having a family member or teacher who is a PDK member or through membership on the Future Educators Association.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 2, 2017

Contact: http://www.pdkintl.org/awards/prospective.htm

PSI PHI CHAPTER OF OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY-2017 SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: This scholarship is limited to African American male seniors in the WSFCS system.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 21, 2017

Contact: http://www.psiphichapter.org then go to “Psi Phi Documents”, select the link “Omega Scholarship Information” and download the word document.

EDGAR AND LOIS REICH EDUCATIONAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: Applicants must be born citizens of Forsyth County or Davidson County, NC and must currently reside in either of those counties, demonstrate academic achievement and financial need, and be pursing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in the field of Education or Dental Science.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 13, 2017

Contact: www.csascholars.org


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MINORITIES

This 200 Free Scholarship List is created by Black Excel. They have featured over 1,000+ scholarships on the website. Most of the groups provide scholarships on an annual basis. For information go http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html



SCHOLARSHIPS ONLINE

Scholarships Online is a free online resource for scholarships and grants available to students, parents, and teachers. Depending on the guidelines, the scholarship money can be used to pay for tuition, housing, books and fees, and does not have to be repaid.

Some are specific to students of certain majors and career paths. Others are specific to certain age groups, genders, and ethnic backgrounds. Others are only for students in certain geographical locations. For more information visit www.scholarshipsonline.org

SENAH C. AND C. A. KENT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need, high personal character and leadership. Applicant must attend a college located in Forsyth County, NC.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 13, 2017

Contact: www.csascholars.org

STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Selection Criteria: The scholarship application consists of three categories-1)Financial-financial need, 2)Merit-academic performance, 3)Members-active and associate members, their spouses and their dependent children. All three categories include having school and community activities, character and motivation.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Contact: www.seanc.org/membership/scholarship
STATE EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION FOUNDATION

SECU “PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE” SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: Must attend one of the 16 constituent campuses of the UNC system. For a student who best exemplifies the philosophy of “People Helping People” and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Must have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be to students whose parents or guardians and family members are public sector employees who live and work in NC.

Amount: $10,000 over 4 years

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Contact: https://www.ncsecufoundation.org/scholarships.html


STUDENTSCHOLARSHIP.org

Scholarship Database for Students

StudentSchoarlships.org spends countless hours searching both online and offline sources to find new and exciting scholarships for students to apply for. Their database is considered the largest and most comprehensive source for finding scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use. For more information visit www.studentscholarships.org



EVERETT and TRUDY SUDDRETH SCHOLARSHIPS of EXCELLENCE

Offered by the Carolinas Food Industry Council

Selection Criteria: North and South Carolina residents that are members of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association or the Carolinas Food Industry Council have the opportunity to apply for the multiple education scholarships. Click here to download an application for retail, and here for grocery.

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: March 20, 2017

Contact: www.retailpaysforcollege.org

SunTrust

OFF TO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: Entrants must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident and at least 13 years of age. It is free to enter the Sweepstakes and eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need. Employees of SunTrust Banks Inc., their respective member financial institutions and advertising and promotion agencies of SunTrust Banks, Inc., including ByteJam, and each of their respective parents, related, subsidiary and affiliated companies and their immediate family members (spouse, parents, children and siblings, regardless of where they live) and persons living in the households of each of these individuals, whether related or not, are ineligible.

Amount: $500

Deadline: One entry per person every 2 weeks ending May 12, 2017

Contact: www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweeptakes
TEACHER CADET and FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA (FTA) SCHOLARSHIPS

Selection Criteria: 2 scholarships: NC Teacher Cadet Scholarships - complete the NC Teacher Cadet Program by the end of senior year and attend North Carolina college or university. FTA-NCAE Scholarship - Active member in good standing with a local FTA organization, attend in-or out-of-state college or university.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Visit website for deadlines

Contact: www.ncteachercadet.org/opportunities/

THE AMERICAN LEGION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: Those eligible to apply for the scholarship shall be the child/children or legally adopted child/children or a child of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services of active duty United States military and National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. The applicant must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for the scholarship. Scholarship is for undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 20, 2017

Contact: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy

UNCF

Selection Criteria: UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, they award more than $100 million in scholarships to more than 10,000 students at more than 1,100 schools across the country, including our prestigious network of 37 HBCUs. They also manage a variety of scholarship programs, such as the UNCF K-12 Education Walton Fellowship and the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program. Each of these programs—as well as dozens of other internships, fellowships and faculty development opportunities—comes with its own eligibility criteria, application requirements and deadlines.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Contact: https://www.uncf.org/

UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE FOUNDATION

Selection Criteria: Varies scholarships and grants for technical education for the automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, marine, NASCAR and other transportation industries.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Contact: http://www.uti.edu/student-services/scholarships

UNC-CHAPEL HILL – MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS AND CAROLINA COVENANT

Selection Criteria: All applicants will automatically be considered for University sponsored academic scholarships. Admitted students and continuing Covenant Scholars who complete an application for financial aid are automatically considered for Covenant funding. The priority deadline for financial aid application is March 1. Students with a family income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level can attend Carolina without borrowing a penny if they work 10 to 12 hours a week in a federal work-study job.

Contact Merit Scholarship: www.studentaid.unc.edu

Contact-Carolina Covenant: www.unc.edu/carolinacovenant


WHITLOW-OSBORNE SCHOLARSHIP

Selection Criteria: For a student planning to enter into an emergency service curriculum at a community college, technical institute, or an accredited trade school. Selection based on academics, financial need, character, and promise of future contribution to our State and Nation.

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Contact: http://wilkescountyschoolsscholarships.weebly.com/uploads/2/5/8/6/25869432/whitlow_osborne_scholarship.pdf
HORATION ALGER ASSOCIATION CARER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Selection Criteria: Students seeking to pursue career or technical education in a post-secondary environment/community colleget; financial need; students who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity

Amount: 510 scholarships (10 in each state) with a maximum award of $2,500

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Contact: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/
ASPIRING NURSE SCHOLARSHIP (NURSING SCHOOLS ALMANAC)

Selection Criteria: Aspiring nursing student with a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and math, and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

Amount: $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Contact: http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship
ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Selection Criteria: Submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page at the web site

Amount: $1,000 scholarships

Deadline: June 10, 2016

Contact: Visit http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm


WINSTON-SALEM FOUNDATION

The Foundation offers scholarships with more general eligibility criteria, as well as scholarships with more specific criteria, such as those for students attending specific high schools or colleges or those pursuing certain fields of study. Some scholarships entail a one-time award, while many are renewable for three additional years. Additionally, many scholarships are strictly merit-based, while others will also consider family income as a factor. For more information on scholarships visit the website www.wsfoundation.org.


We encourage Hispanic students to look for scholarship opportunities at the following web site:

http://hispanicleague.org/other-scholarship-opportunities

STUDENTS-PLEASE BRING A COPY OF COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE LETTERS AND SCHOLARSHIP AWARD LETTERS TO THE STUDENT SERVICES TO HELP US PREPARE FOR OUR GRADUATION CEREMONY IN MAY 2017.

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Please check with the college/university you are interested in attending to get information about any scholarships they offer, procedures for application, and deadlines you need to meet. You also want to find out admission application deadlines, FASFA information, and whether there are any other requirements (for example the CSS/Financial Aid Profile).



FAFSA ON THE WEB

Selection Criteria: You and your family may complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on the web after October 1, 2016. The address is www.fafsa.ed.gov. You may print out a pre-application worksheet for Web filers from the website. (If you do not want to file online, a paper copy of the FAFSA application can be downloaded or obtained by calling 1-800-433-3243.) The earliest you can submit this form is October 1, 2016. The sooner you file it after the 1st the better. Awards are made until funds are depleted. You and your parent can prepare by each applying for a US Department of Education PIN at www.pin.ed.gov. Your PIN enables you to sign your FAFSA electronically. (This is a free application!)

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