Zebulon B. Vance High School Scholarship Bulletin School Code/ceeb code: 340708



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Zebulon B. Vance High School

Scholarship Bulletin

School Code/CEEB Code: 340708

Courtesy of Ms. Tori Darby, College Adviser with Carolina CAC at POB in Charlotte NC
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.

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.

$500

To access details and instructions, go to: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm


Deadline is October 6, 2014.

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.

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.

Varies

Application available on Phillip O. Berry Student Services webpage:

http://pobstudentservices.weebly.com/

Contact information:

debs@rhopsiomega.org



Application is due 9/15/2014.

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/




New deadline not yet announced. Check website and contact organization for details and updates.

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


Application deadline for Class of 2015 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.

$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.

$2,000

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.Applications for 2015 program will be available in October, 2014. Check website frequently for details.

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

For updates and details, go to:

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




2015 scholarship program cycle will kick off in September, 2014. Check website frequently for updates.

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. Atlas Shrugged: 10/24/2014

  2. Anthem: 3/20/2015

  3. The Fountainhead: 4/26/2015

Belk

Scholarship

Davidson College

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.

The John Montgomery

Belk Scholarship is

Davidson’s most

prestigious merit-based

program.

Belk Scholars are those

students whose

outstanding intellectual

ability and success,

leadership experience,

commitment to service

and overall personal vigor

mark them as those who

will accomplish much and

contribute most to the

Davidson community and

in their lives beyond their college years. Belk Scholars are energetic, adventurous, studious, artistic, athletic, creative, collaborative, engaged, and compassionate.


Covers the

comprehensive

costs of

attending

Davidson College

(tuition, fees, room, board, and study stipends).



Seniors who would

like to be considered for

nomination for the Belk Scholarship must carefully

read and follow the

instructions on the

Nomination Consideration

Sign-up Sheet outside of

Ms. Lori Martinez’s office (Room 214). Students must turn in all supporting documentation to Ms. Lori Martinez in Room 214 by 2:30pm on Friday, September 12, 2014.

For additional information

about the Belk Scholarship, please visit:

http://www.davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/financial-aid/scholarships/nomination-scholarships/john-belk-scholarship





Seniors who would

like to be considered for

nomination for the Belk Scholarship must carefully

read and follow the

instructions on the

Nomination Consideration

Sign-up Sheet outside of

Ms. Lori Martinez’s office (Room 214). Students must turn in all supporting documentation to Ms. Lori Martinez in Room 214 by 2:30pm on Friday, 9/12/2014.

The Davidson College application

deadline for the

nominated

candidate is

December 1, 2014.

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.

Bryan Scholars Program

Davidson College


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.

Men: Baseball, Golf, Wrestling, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field

Women: Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Tennis, Volleyball

From all nominated students, Davidson College will select two students to receive this award: one male and one female student. Winners must plan to play their particular sport while at Davidson.



$30,000 annually, for a total of $120,000

Seniors who meet the eligibility criteria and would like to be considered for nomination must sign up outside Ms. Lori Martinez’s office (Room 214) by 2:30 pm on Friday, 9/12/2014. All supporting documentation must be turned in by this date and time as well.

For additional information about this program visit

http://www2.davidson.edu/admission/admis_bryan/BryanScholars_program.html


Seniors who meet the eligibility criteria and would like to be considered for nomination must sign Nomination Consideration Sign-up Sheet outside Ms. Lori Martinez’s office (Room 214) by 2:30pm on Friday, September 12, 2014. All supporting documentation must be turned in to Ms. Martinez by this date and time as well.
The application deadline for admission to Davidson for endorsed applicants is 5pm, October 15, 2014.


Burger King

Scholars Program (Honoring Jim McLamore)

Based on 2013 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 2014, the application period was from 11/15/2013 to 1/10/2014. Deadline for 2015 not yet announced. Check website frequently for updates and/or contact organization.

Cappex “Easy College Money” 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, register at:

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



Deadline: 09/30/2014

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.

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

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. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, defined as a household income of less than $70,000 for a family of four or $80,000 for a family of five or more. They must meet all criteria for regular CIA employees, including security checks and medical examinations. Applicants must commit to a work experience each summer during college and agree to CIA employment for 1.5 times the length of their CIA-sponsored scholarship. Recipients must be available to work in the Washington, DC area during periods of employment. Agency will cover cost of transportation between school and Washington, DC during summer work experiences and will provide a housing allowance.


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. Recipients will be required to work at an Agency facility during summer breaks, to maintain full-time college status during the school year, and a minimum cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA. Recipients will also be employed with the Agency for a period equal to 1.5 times the length of their college scholarship after graduation.

To access full details, go to:

https://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/undergraduate-scholarship-program.html




Applications for Summer 2015 employment will be accepted until 15 October 2014. 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:

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs

For more details on Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise, go to:

www.ptk.org




Applications due for Coca-Cola Scholars Program on October 31, 2014. For Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise programs, contact www.ptk.org for deadlines and details.


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