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Scholarships

Scholarship Information

New Scholarship Listings With Upcoming February-April Deadlines

 

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship-10,000, 3 awards (Due Feb. 20) Must demonstrate an

interest in vegetarianism in the community or at school. Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9544/vegetarian_resource_group_scholarships_

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Crystal Coast Choral Society Scholarship-500.00. Must be planning to major in music

(performance, education, or therapy). (Due Feb. 28) See Mrs. smith in Counseling for Application.

 

SP Scholarshiops-10,000, 10 awards (Due Feb. 28) Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14803/sp%20scholarship%

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Jeanne Moye Graham and Ruth Cole Eure Scholarship- 1,000, 1 WCHS Graduate.

Continuing education in the field of horticulture (Including-conservation and national

resources, landscape architecture, botany, forestry or environmental studies). (Due Mar. 1)

See Mrs. Smith in Counseling Center for Application.

 

Golden Leaf - valued: $12,000. app available on-line: www.cfnc.org/goldenleaf .

Must include FAFSA:  www.fafsa.gov.  (Due March 1)

 

Project Yellow Light Billboard Scholarship-2,000, 2 awards (Due March 1)

Have to create a design for billboard advertisement to encourage safe driving.Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14801/project%20yellow%20light

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National Farmers Farm Kids Scholarships-1,000, 3 awards (Due Mar. 1) Must be planning

to pursue agriculture related degrees. Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/

scholarship/13249/national%20farmers%20farm

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SEG Scholarship-10,000, 150 awards (Due Mar. 1) Must be intending to pursue curriculum

in geophysics. Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9766/seg%

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2018 African American Network-Carolinas Scholarship Fund (Due Mar. 2) -up to 2,000.

For students pursuing a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting,

finance, or, business administration. Apply at https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com

 

***Carteret-Craven Electric Foundation Scholarship-4,000, 5 Awarded. (Due Mar. 5)

See Mrs. Smith in Counseling Center for application. http://www.carteretcravenelectric.coop/node/62

 

 

USPAACC Scholarships-5,000, 10 awards (Due Mar. 10) Must be Asian or Pacific Island

Heritage. Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10177/uspaacc%

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Microsoft Disability Scholarship-20,000, 10 awards (Due Mar. 15) Must be a senior

living with a disability (as defined by WHO) Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12198/

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United States Institute of Peace Scholarships-2,500, 2 awards (Due Mar. 15) Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9221/united%20states%20institute%20of%20

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Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarships-20,000, 2 awards (Due Mar. 15) Must be

accepted to 4 Year college/University and from a low income household.  Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12089/beyond%20the%

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Harris Poll Scholarship-1,000 ,1 award (Due Mar. 15) Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14804/harris%

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Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarships-3,000, 7 awards (Due Mar. 15) Senior interested

in Journalism. Must submit a portfolio of journalistic skills. Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9759/sister%20rita%20jeanne

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***"Let it Be" Scholarship - 1,000, 1 WCHS Graduate. (Due Apr. 15) Both Financial Need and Merit will be considered. Must be accepted to a 4 year college/university, technical school or community college. See Mrs. smith in counseling for Application

 

Student-View Scholarship Program (Due Apr. 22) Apply at www.student-view.com 

for more information about the scholarship go to www.studentinsights.com

 

North Carolina EMS Scholarship-for students who have parents that are in the emergency

services field,(emt, paramedic... and maybe more). It is only an application, no resume or essay

required.Appliction at: http://www.ncarems.org/scholarships.php

 

CTE Scholarships for Children of Marines-https://www.mcsf.org/cte/

 

 

AES Engineering Scholarship - $500 value. Essay required Apply online:  www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm (Deadline Oct. 6, 2018)

 

Abbott and Fenner - value:  $1,000. submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm (Deadline June 14, 2018) 

 

African American Network-Carolinas -this is for students who will be majoring in engineering, computer science, the sciences, accounting, finance or business administration.  The selection criteria is based on prior academic performance & financial need as determined by the costs of college attendance compared with an applicant's household income and other financial factors.  Value:  up to $2,000 will be awarded.  Deadline:  3/2/18  Online application: https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx#4371597136646D517975544F5976596D4E73384E69673D3D

 

Alpha Delta Kappa (Statewide) - due date: 3/15/17:

             Eunice Riggins - $2,000 - for all Sr females ranked top 10%, SAT of 1740 or ACT of 25, good character, participation in extra-curricular activities - school & community, & financial need

             Mills-Rankin - $2,000 - for any student ranked top 10% of class, SAT of 1860 or ACT of 27, good character, participation in extra-curricular activities - school & community, & financial need

             Marley-Berger Fine Arts - $2,000 - for all Srs who plan to major in fine arts ranked top 20% of class, SAT of 1740 or ACT of 25, good character, participation in extra-curricular activities - school & community, & financial need

 

Alpha Delta Kappa (local level) - the Carteret County Alpha Chi chapter of the Alpha Delta Kappa awards 3 scholarships to Carteretet County residents graduating from the 3 county high schools who will be pursuing careers in teaching.  The scholarship is competitive & based on financial need, academic performance, and school/community involvement.  Value:  $500 Due: 4/1/16

 

American Legion Need A Lift - scholarship and financial aid information.  Go to www.legion.org/needalift

 

American Legion Spirit of Youth - must be a Junior Member of the American Legion Auxilliary.

 

Army Reserve Scholar - for Athletes.  You do not have to go into the Army to receive this recognition.  1 male & 1 female athlete will be awarded during the Awards Program in May.

 

Arts Council of Carteret County - for those intending to major in vocals, instrumentals, performance, music theory, composition, art, art history, architecture & design, arts education, creative writing, theatre, drama, dance, media arts, sculpture, film studies or photography. Value:  $1,000  Due: 4/5/17 - turn in to the Counseling Center or mail to:  Arts Council of Carteret County - PO Box 2294, Morehead City, NC 28557

 

Austin Sherron Foundation - requirements:  minimum of 2 seasons of athletic participation; has overcome or is overcoming life challenges or hardships; resume; & essay.  value:  $2,000. Due date:  4/12/17 - turn in to the Counseling Center by 3:00

 

B.Davis Scholarship - anyone may apply. essay required.  App available:  www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm  Value:  $1,000. Deadline:  5/26/14

 

Beaufort Ole Towne Rotary Club - requirements:  essay, list of awards, list of activities, financial information & photo. Must be received, including mailings, by 4/5/17

 

Best Buy - 9th-12th graders may apply.Apply online:  http://pr.bby.com

 

Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Scholarship - for Jrs & Srs.  this semi-annual scholarship program recognizes students who personify high ethics as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity, & academic history. Requirements:  400-500 word essay, completed application, & a letter of recommendation from a BBB Accredited Business.Scholarship prizes are:  $5,000, $3,000, or $1,000. Due date:  April 3,2017

 

Betsy Y. Justus NCTA Founders - sponsored by the NC Technology Association.This scholarship is for females who plan to pursue a post-secondary degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) with an emphasis on technology & engineering.  Apps are available:  www.nctechnology.org; search on the website for this scholarship. Value:  $1,000 grant and a personal computer from Lenovo. Deadline:  5/31

 

Big Sun Scholarship. Go to:   www.bigsunathletics.com

 

Black and Lee - value: $500. eligibility: h.s. student & Canadian or US citizen. Apply:  www.studentscholarships.org/scholarshipsandgrants.php

 

Boundary Stone Ministry - for students who have lost a parent to death. Requirements - application form; 2 letters of recommendation; proof of college acceptance/enrollment in university, college, or community college; transcript; &  essay. Value:  up to $1,000 awarded.  Due date:  4/15/16

 

Brad Sneeden Memorial Fund - for graduates of the Brad Sneeden Marine Science Academy - qualifying students will receive application by mail

 

Bud N' Shrub Garden Club of Newport - requirements: 1. proof of college enrollment; 2. complete app; 3. must be US citizen & resident of Carteret County; & 4. pursuing a career in horticulture or other agricultural related field. Due date:  4/30/2015

 

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation - requirements:  2 letters of recommendation, transcript, essay, and application.  App online:  www.buddypelletier.com. Value:  $1,000. due 6/1/18

 

Buick Achievers - for those who plan to attend college to major in engineering, technology, design, or business with an interest in the automotive industry. 50 scholarships given valued at $25,000 p/yr.  Due date: 

 

CCREF Sustainable Student Scholarship Award - value: $1,000. for students who are interested in composting research. requires:  2 letters of recommendation & essay.  Due date:  

 

Thomas Carrow-must have completed FAFSA. App due to Mrs. Turner no later than 3:30 on 4/7/2017. Completed application, including SAT or ACT printed scores & resume.  This is a school endorsement.

 

Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative - Community College Scholarship - value: $1,000. For those attending Carteret or Craven Community College next year. FAFSA, app & personal essay are required.

 

Carteret County Association of Realtors for 4-yr or 2-yr college bound students.  Requirements:  1. completed app; 2. two letters of recommendation; 3. resume; 4. FAFSA score; & 5. transcript. Value:  $1,000. Due date:  4/13/2017

 

Carteret County Extension & Community Association - value:  $1,000.  Requirements:  must have a GPA of 85 or above, must have been accepted by an accredited college, & must be a Carteret County.  Applications must be in the NC Cooperative Extension Office by 5:00 pm on 4/12/17

 

Carteret County Extension Master Gardener - this is for those intending to major in botany, horticulture, or related field.  Requirements: 1. GPA of 85 or above; 2. acceptance into an accredited college or university; 3. Carteret County resident or parent is a Carteret County resident; & 4. transcript. Due date: 5/1/17

 

Carteret County Retired School Personnel - see NC Community Foundation

 

Charles Edward Cathey Masonic Scholarship - requirements: 3.0 GPA, transcript, SAT &/or ACT score(s), 2 letters of recommendation, & app. Value: $1,000  Due date:  3/11/16. Must be mailed

 

Clair Martin Combs Memorial Scholarship - sponsored by the Neuse-Pamilico Sound Women's Coalition-Criteria:  must be an African-American femaile; essay; resume; college acceptance letter; & minimum 2.0 GPA. value:  $500. Deadline: 4/21/17

 

Coastal Carolina Chapter  of the Military Officers Association of America (CC-MOAA) -  for students who have an immediate family member who resides in the same household of a retired or active US uniformed services personnel. Essay & letters of recommendation required.  Due date:  Apr 5, 2016

 

Coastal Carolina Post Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)- based on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, & affiliation with SAME. This is for students who are planning to major in engineering, architectural, or a similar technical field. Requires essay.  App available in the Counseling Center. Due date:  11/7/2016

 

Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention - this scholarship is for Senior students participating in SAPHE meetings. This award is based on leadership, participation in SAPHE meetings, academic accomplishments, references, personal essay, &/or a special project.  Due date is March 18, 2016

 

Col Jerry Marvel - Military Oder of the Purple Heart - Down East Chapter 639 - value:  $1,000.criteria:  financial need; SAT &/or ACT scores; transcript;  & a photo. Due date: 3/17/2017

 

Create-A-Greeting Card Entrants must submit a unique photo, artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. value:  $10,000. Due date:  4/25/16 

 

Crystal Coast Choral Society-This is for college music majors. value: $500. requirements:  completed app, 3 recommendations (included with app), & financial need. Submit all information to Ms. Swain no later than 3:00 on 2/24/17

 

Crystal Coast Officials Association - for Senior athletes.must complete: app, personal statement, transcript, letter of recommendation & a self-addressed stamped envelope. Due date: 

 

David Lee - valued at $500, renewable, this scholarship requires an essay, resume, 2 letters of recommendation, and list of other scholarships/grants received. Due to Ms. Swain no later than 4/30/2015

 

Donald Patrick Darden - see NC Community Foundation

 

Elks National Foundation Scholarship - 250 awards given. must complete online application & the 2017 Legacy Awards application.  Due date:  2/3/17.  App available:  www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12293/elks_national_foundation_legacy_awards_scholarship.php

 

Elks Nursing Scholarship Competition - must be in top 25% of class; unweighted GPA of 2.5; letter of intent; letters of recommendation and essay. Value:   $1,000. Due to Ms Swain by 3:00 on 12/4/2015

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Elon University Watson and Odyssey Scholarship - need-based scholarships.  Students will be considered for each of the following scholarships:  Watson, Eure, Georgeo, MacMahon and Susan.  These scholarships range in value from #30,000 - $48,000 over 4 years & include grants up to $4,000 for global study, internships, service, research or leadership.  Application are available at www.elon.edu/apply

 

Find A Law - app available:  www.studentscholarships.org/lawyerscholarships.php

 

FIRE Free Speech Essay Contest - Jrs & Srs are eleigible to participate in FIRE's (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) essay contest.  To enter, students must submit an essay between 800-1,000 words on the this prompt:  Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities? To enter, visit:  www.thefire.org/contest.

 

First United Methodist Church-requirements: 3 letters of recommendation, college acceptance letter, transcript, application & essay. Value: $1,000. Due date:  4/26/2017

 

Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship - recipient will be selected on the basis of character, need and scholastics. Essay, photo, official transcript, & 2 letters of recommendation are required. Value:  $3,000 to winner & $1,000 to two runners-up.  Deadline:  2/5/17

 

Ford/AA Student Auto Skills opportunities:   autoskills@national.aaa.com

 

Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) - value: $3,000 annually. app available through www.cfnc.org/FELS Due: 4/1/2014

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program - honors leadership, drive, integrity, & citizenship.  recipients can receive $10,000 renewable scholarships.  Apply online:  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

 

Gerald Beveridge - see NC Community Foundation

 

Global Lift Equipment - app available:  www.usedforkliftsnorthcarolina.com

 

Good Neighbor Pharmacy - sponsored by NC Good Neighbor Pharmacy.requirements:  app, transcript, essay, resume, statement, & a letter of recommendation. Value:  $5,000 (1 winner in NC) & $1,000 (4 winners in NC). Due date: Apr 11,15

 

Great Scholarship Program - sponsored by Great Clips, Inc., in memory of alice Madden Barton.  App & Info is available at:   www.greatclipscareers.com.  Research: Scholarship

 

Got A Spine - app available:  www.arcticchiropracticfairbanks.com/chiropractor_fairbanks.com

 

GrowAgLeaders.com - Agriculture is more than just farming - America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, presented by Monsanto, is offering a $1,500 scholarship.  App is available at www.growagleaders.com

 

Great Lakes - for college bound students who will major in science, technology, engineering or math.  Eligibility: enrolled in college; majoring in science, technology, engineering or math; minimum GPA of 2.75; a a US citizen or permanent resident; & demonstrate financial need. Value:  $2,500. Apply: www.scholarshipamercia.org

 

Healthy Choices - value: $500.Eligibilty: attend college in the Fall and be a Canadian or US resident. Apply:  www.chiropractorkelowna.ca/chiropracticcentre.php

 

High Five Scholarships.com-this website matches students to scholarships. It also gives free SAT & ACT strategiy guides & online practice tests.

 

Hispanic College Fund ongoing

 

Hollins University Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest-for sophomore & junior girls. Info available in the Counseling Center

 

I.Beverly Lake - see NC Community Foundation

 

Innovation Scholarship - sponsored by The Triangle Technology Executives Council - for those who are innovative with technology.  App is available at www.ttecsholarship.net

 

Jagannathan - value:  $2,000. for Seniors who will attend a UNC school. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities & evidence of leadership. Student must submit transcript, SAT/ACT scores, & reference by 2/1/14. Also, FAFSA must have been completed by 2/1

 

James C. Nolan - for students interested in attending Carteret Community College or ECU. value: $500. Due to Ms. Swain on F, 4/22/16 by 3:00

 

JED - Justice, Equality & Diversity

 

John Tillery Scholarship - offered by First Baptist Church, Morehead- requirements:  competed app, 3 letters of recommendation, official high school transcript, personal letter to Scholarship Committee, & a copy of a resume.  Apps are to be mailed to:  First Baptisti Church.  Apps available in the Counseling Center.  Due date:  Apr 15, 2017

 

Joseph Bergin & Elsa Flower Davies - see NC Community Foundation

 

Kiwanis Club - requirements:  must be a Key Club member; must be a Sr; must have at least a 3.0;provide 2 letters of recommendation; provide proof of community involvement; & must submit an essay. value:  $1,000.00 Due date: 4/8/15

 

LM Scholarship Program - value: $1,000. eligibility - college student in the Fall; GPA of at least a 3.0; essay required. Apply: www.forkliftcertificationsurrey.com Due: 5/31/2014

 

La Musique Club-value:  $1,000. For college bound music majors. eligibility: demonstrate musical talent/ability; top 25% of graduating class; transcript; SAT or ACT scores; resume; 3 letters of recommendation; & letter of intent. Due 4/22/2016

 

Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching Fellows Program - $5,500 per year for 4 years.  Learn more or apply:  WWW.EDU.LR.EDU/TEACHINGSCHOLARS 

 

Les Vingt Femmes-requirements: 1. Carteret County resident; 2. a Senior in Carteret County Schools; 3. GPA of 3.0; & 4. of African-American decent. Due 4/1/2015

 

"Let It Be"-requirements: 1. complete app printed in ink or typed; 2. official transcript; 3. 2 letters of recommendation; 4. biographical statement; & 5. FAFSA score. Value:  $500.00. Due April 30,2017. Must be mailed

 

Lift Parts Express - value: $1,000. eligibility: current h.s. Senior or college/university freshman/sophomore and legal resident of US or Canada. Apply: www.forkliftpartsnorthcarolina.com

 

Lillie B. Graham-requirements: African-American decent, resident of Carteret County, overall 3.0 GPA, college major in a medical or medically related field, & acceptance into college. Value:  $500

 

Light on the Hill - sponsored by UNC-CH General Alumni Asso.  requirements:  first-year African-American students exhibiting academic excellence, outstanding leadership abilities, the potential to contribute to the community during their time at Carolina, & the ability to become an active involved & informed alumni.  value:  $2,500 (4 1-time scholarships awarded) & $2,000 Julius Peppers scholarships (2 renewable up to 3 yrs).

 

Marine Corps League value: $1,000. must be the dependent of an active duty or retired military member, a dependent of a Marine Corp League member or dependent of a FMF Navy /corpsman living in Carteret, Craven or Pamlico counties. Due: 4/5/16 to Chairman, Scholarship Committee - Marine Corps League, Detachment 1067 - 109 Arbon Lane - New Bern, NC 28562

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship-established by the NCAE Minority Affairs Commission-requirements: completed application, official transcript, 2.5 or higher GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, statement of intent & need. Due date:  February 1, 2015

 

Master Gardener - sponsored by the NC Cooperative Extension Agency - this scholarship is for those who intend to have a college major in horticulture, botany, agriculture or reltaed plant sciences. 2 scholarships are available, valued at $1,000 each.Qualifications:  "B" average GPA; demonstrate proficiency, creativity & interest in botany, horticulture or related plant science; show financial need; college acceptance; essay; 2 letters of recommendation; transcript; & completed FAFSA.Due date:  5/1/2015

 

Matthew C. Graziabei Achievement Scholarship - for an outstanding Sr. with a disability. Value: $1,000. Due date:  2/15/17.  Application online:  www.ecac-parentcenter.org

 

James & Connie Maynard Scholarship Program (Teaching Fellows) - a 4-yr scholarship valued at $20,000. This is for college teaching majors. Must be a resident of specific NC counties (Carteret is included), have a minimum of 1,000 on SAT Math & Reading or 21 on ACT, 3.0 or higher GPA, accepted at ECU by May 2013, intend to teach k-12 upon graduation for a minimum of 4 years, transcript, 1040 tax form, essay, & 2 letter of recommendation.  Come to the Counseling Center for the app

 

Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund - requirements:  1. app; 2. resume; 3. official transcript; 4. letters of recommendation; 5. financial document; 6. high school picture; & 7. essay.  This is a need-based scholarship open for anyone.  Four scholarships will be awarded valued at $2,500.00 each.  Due date:  must be postmarked by 3/31/2015

 

McDonalds - RMHC/HACER National Scholarship offers four $100,000 scholarships each year for Spanish speaking students. Must have a 2.7 GPA. apply online:  www.meencanta.com

 

Meredith College Teaching Fellows - interested in attending Meredith & majoring in education?  Meredith has a Teaching Fellows Program that will assist in paying for your education.  Information & app available in the Counseling Center.

 

NAACP - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - requirements:  application & 2 Letters of Recommendation. Due date:  4/1/2016

 

NAEHCY Le Tendre Education Fund - sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth - offered to students who are homeless or have experienced homelessness. Two $1,500 scholarships will be awarded

 

Nancy Duffy Russell - for those seeking a college degree in Education.  Requirements:  1. financial need form; 2. essay; 3. transcript; 4. resume; & 5.two letters of recommendation. Value:  $4,000 renewable yearly  Due date:  4/1/2016

 

 National CoOp Scholarship Program -must have a GPA of 3.5 and be accepted at one of the WACE Partner Institutions: Clarkson, Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Kettering, Oswego, Rochester,U of Cincinnati, U of Massachusetts Lowell, U of Toledo, Wentworth.App available at www.waceinc.org

 

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Scholarship opportunity - worth $180,000. Will pay full tuition & fees, book allowance, monthly stipends in earning a bachelor's degree in your choice of majors.  After college, must serve active duty in Navy, Marines, or Nurse Corps for 4-5 years.  Apply on-line: www.nrotc.navy.mil

 

New Bern Alumnae Chapter - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - criteria: 1.African-American high school Senior; 2. transcript;  3. 2 Letters of Recommendation; 4. essay; 5. budget information; & 6. photo

 

Newport Consolidated School Alumni Association - a minimum of three $500 scholarships will be awarded.Applicant must have been a student or teacher of Newport Consolidated School during its official years of operation from fall 1922-spring 1964 or a direct descendent of a student or teacher or a member of NCSAA,Inc or descendant of current member. app includes transcript, 2 reference letters, SAT or ACT scores, resume, photo & essay

 

NC Bar Association-for students whose law enforcement parent has been killed or permanently disabled while in the line of duty. App: 

www.ncbar.org/media/207370/childrenofslainorpermanentlydisabledlawenforcementofficers.pdf.

Due date:  April 1,2016

 

NC Child Support Council-qualifications & app are available in the Counseling Center. value:  $1,000. Deadline:  April 24, 2015

 

NC Community Foundation (to apply, go to:  www.nccommunityfoundation.org) Apps available February 1, 2014:

 

NCESA - this is for sons/daughters of active-duty police & fire personnel. app available: www.nc-esa.org   Value:  $1,500. Due date:  3/27/15

 

NC Community Foundation Scholarships:  Applications are online at 

  • Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement for students whose weighted GPA is 2.5-3.5 and a SAT range of 1344-1560 or ACT range of 20-24.  Applicants are judged based on their service to school, community, & church, as well as their integrity & leadership potential. Due:  3/1/16. Must be mailed.
  • Carteret County Retired School Personnel - minimum GPA of 2.5 & seeking a college degree in education. Due:  April 1, 2017. Apps must be mailed to Jane Burbella
  • Donald Patrick Darden Scholarship Endowment - children or grandchildren of members of the NC Highway Patrol attending ECU. Due April 22, 2016
  • Geraldine Mayo Beveridge Scholarship Endowment-minimum GPA of 2.5 & seeking an education degree in a vocational field such as business, agriculture, industrial arts, family and consumer education or health occupation education. Due April 1, 2017. Mail to Jane Burbella
  • Edward S. Dixon-graduate of Carteret County high school or high school equivalency; permanent, full time resident of Carteret County; enrolled full time in college/university; show academic achievement; & demonstrate involvement in the community.  Due April 16, 2015
  • I.Beverly Lake Scholarship Endowment - students who are eligible for membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans or the United Daughters of the Confederacy and pursuing a degree. Due April 20,2015
  • Joseph Bergin & Elsa Flower Davies Nursing Training - for students who will pursue a degree or training in nursing in New Hanover County. Due: April 18, 2015
  • Joseph Bergin & Elsa Flower Davies Teaching Training-those pursuing a degree in education or teaching training in New Hanover County. Due date: April 18, 2016
  • Joseph H. Tallman Scholarships in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering-minimum GPA of 3.0, seeking a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering. Due March 25, 2016
  • Peter S. Slomianyj - Subway employees who have worked at least 1,000 hours over the last 12 months. minimum GPA of 2.0. Due date:  April 10,2016
  • Sharma Family Scholarship Fund - applicants must have a high regard for obtaining an education & the courage to pursue it in spite of limited financial resources; demonstrate leadership, involvement in extra curricular activities, friendship to others, solid work ethics & a commitment to academics; have a purpose & a plan for being a productive citizen; & demonstrate a commitment to diversity, recognizing the value of all people regardless of religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or ability.  App online. Due date: 4/15/16
  •  V.J. "Puck" & Pearl O'Neal Scholarship Fund-Carteret county native, graduate of a Carteret County high school or received an equivalency, pursuing a degree in marine science or Christian studies with the purpose of entering seminary to be ordained as a clergy.  Considerations will be academic achievement, community involvement, leadership and moral character. Due March 25, 2016
  • William Sanders - for a NC resident who is a member of the NC Junior Angus Association.  Due date:  April 15, 2016

 

NCFRW-sponsored by the NC Federal of Republican Women.offering 2 $1,000 scholarships. Eligibility: must be a Dependent child of an active duty NC service member who was wounded or killed while serving in combat; SAT/ACT scores; transcript; essay; & 3 letters of recommendation.

 

NCHSAA-Charlie Adams-value: $1,500  for a female student Varsity cross-country team member and a male student Varsity wrestling team member. Students must be a member of the NCHSAA. www.nchsaa.org

 

NCHSSA-Gainey Student Award-value: $2,000 for a NCHSAA male member who played on the Varsity baseball team or a NCHSAA female member who played on any sanctioned Varsity sports team. see app for more detail. www.nchsaa.org

 

NCHSSA Clary Student Medal Award - value:  $2,000 for one male and one female. www.nchsaa.org

 

NCHSSA Jerry McGee Endowed - value: $1,000 for male & female student-athletes

 

NCHSSA Tony Cullen Memorial - value: $1,000 for one male on a Varsity LaCrosse Team. www.nchsaa.org

 

NC Motherless Daughters - open to NC young women who have also had the unfortunate loss of their mother.  Requirements:  minimum 3.0 GPA, official documentation of loss of mother, acceptance/intention to attend a 4-yr university as a full time student, completed application, essay, & letter of recommendation. App online: www.sheroinc.org/scholarships. Value:  $2,000 per semester. Due: Feb 16, 2016

 

NC Phi Delta Kappa Ellen Simmons Howes Prospective Educator - for those who have a family member who is a member of Phi Delta Kappa International - for education college majors.  value:  $1,000. Due date:  March 21st, 2015.  app available online: docs.google.com/forms/d/1T5UCS5ZRpoP2UtVLFAM8L4ehQnm225COvkVwB5A-r9A/viewform.  

A reference form is also required:  docs.google.com/forms.d.1hIhEU.64clAytHgEzZ5w4rdKkTuJ5RkOs8Vf18MOCc/viewform

 

NC Society of Accountants-value: $750. This is for Accountant college majors. Requirements: recent photo, 2 letters of reference, letter of intent, transcript, & a copy of your's or your parents' Federal Income Tax Return. Due date:  4/15/2017

 

NC Society of Hispanic Professionals (NCHSP) - for students who have a Hispanic or Latino background.  Student must enroll in a degree program at a community college or a 2-4 year college/university & demonstrate commitment to public service & community development.  Criteria:  2.5 or higher GPA; 2 letters of recommendation; official high school transcript; & personal statement.      

Value:  $500-2,500.  Deadline:  1/15/17.  Online app:  www.thencnshp.org

 

NC State USBC Associatyion, INC Youth Scholarship - 

 

NFIB Young Entrepreunership-these are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurship. Apply online:  www.NFIB.com/YEA from 10/1/15-12/18/15

 

North State Law Enforcement Officers Association - for those seeking a degree in Criminal Justice or related fields. Criteria:  1. 3.0 GPA; 2. FAFSA number; 3. active in the community , church &/or school; 4. must not have any felony or serious misdemeanors convictions; 5.  Official transcript;  6. SAT or ACT scores; 6. 4 references.  Value:  $1,000.  Due date:  6/1/17. Must be mailed.

 

Princeton - see Ms. Swain if you are interested in attending.  You may qualify for full tuition, room & board! 

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award - volunteer award competition.  apply online:  www.spirit.prudential.com 

 

Retail Scholarship Program - sponsored by the Retail-Consumer Alliance Foundation & the NC Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) - for students or their parents who work in retail. the store must be a member NCRMA. Apply online:  www.ncrma.org 

 

Retired Enlisted Association of Cherry Point - (TREA) 300 word essay required. topic:  "5 reasons why I'm proud to be an American." Due date:  April 30,2016

 

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program - a world-class merit scholarship & leadership development opportunity that combines the extraordinary resources of Duke University & UNC-Chapel Hill. This includes *4 yrs of tuition, fee, room & board *unique access to offerings at both Duke & UNC-Chapel Hill *3 fully-funded summer experiences *customized leadership & professional development opportunities & *dedicated scholar cohort & lifelong alumni community.  See Ms. Swain for more details or visit the website: www.robertsonscholars.org. App is online. Must qualify to be accepted at Duke and/or UNC-Chapel Hill.  Deadline:  11/13/15

 

Rogers Community Volunteer - value: $500.  eligibility: attending college full-time in the Fall;must have volunteer service of 10 hours, non-paid, in your community within the past 12-months; GPA at least a 2.5. Apply:  www.whiterockdentists.com

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program -   go to:  www.rmhc.org. Deadline date: 1/18/17

 

ROTC Navy Scholarship for selected schools - apply online:  www.nrotc.navy.mil  Information available in the Counseling Center

www,scholarships.com

www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php

 

Davidson Fellows - $50,000 - complete a significant piece of work in one of the submission categories & demonstrate that it works

 

Gilbraitti - $500 - essay required

 

10 Words or Less - $500 - must answer the question on the sponsors website

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities & have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.  App available:  www.rmhc.org  Due: Jan 20, 2016

 

Scholarship by Design Award - value: $500. Eligibility:  currently attending h.s. & be a resident of Canada or US. Apply:  www.studentscholarships.org/2013

 

SportQuest - Playing with Purpose - for 10th, 11th, & 12th graders who maintain a "C" average, play at the Varsity level, & is Christian.  Apply online:  www.playingwithpurpose.org   Due date: 2/1/15

 

State Employees' Association of NC (SEANC) - for SEANC members or their dependents. app available on-line: www.seanc.org. Due date:  April 15, 2017

 

State Employees' Credit Union "People Helping People" - criteria: has been accepted to 1 of the 16 UNC schools or community college; US citizen; NC resident; GPA of 2.5 or higher; must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity & community involvement. Must include: list of awards/accomplishments; short bio; photo; & college acceptance letter.This recipient is chosen by the Scholarship Committee. Due to Mrs. Turner, Counseling Center, no later than 3:30, 4/14/17. Info available: SECUFoundation@ncsecu.org.  This is a school endorsement

 

Student-view.com - sponsored by Student Insights is offering more opportunities to students. Several scholarships are available ranging from $500-$4,000.  Don't miss this! Due date:  4/22/17 Apps available at:  www.student_view.com

 

Sunshine Lady - contact information available

 

SunTrust Sweepstakes - value: $1,000.enter for a chance to win. 1 winner chosen every 2 weeks from October 25, 2013 - May 9, 2014.  contact www.offtocollege.info

 

Surfrider - Bogue Banks Chapter -  for students planning to major in marine biology, enviornmental science, other environmentally-centric majors or related fields. requires an essay, video, & official transcript. Value: $1,000  Due: 3/1/17

 

Surfside Garden Club - Jeanne Moye Graham - for those college majors in horticulture, fields related to conversation & natural resources, landscape architecture, botany, forestry or environmental studies.  Must have an overall B average; transcript; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; essay; and college acceptance letter. Due to Ms. Swain no later than 3:30, March 1, 2017 with an interview later

 

Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program - this scholarship application is 2 parts:  1. must complete UNC-Chapel Hill application & 2. must complete Thomas Wolfe scholarship app.  This is for student with artistic merit :  poetry, fiction writing, plays, literary non-fiction. Students may submit up to 50 pgs in prose, 40 pgs in poetry, or 60 pgs in play writing. Students must also submit a 500 word personal essay entitled "Why I Write."  Deadline is 11/15/15

Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women- Toptal supports aspiring female computer scientists, developers, & software engineers to achieve their goals through financial supprt & mentorship by top professional developers & designers. Value:  $5,000.  App available:  www.toptal.com/scholarship#scholarships

 

Transportation Impact/First Flight Solutions - valued at $2,500, this scholarship is for those who will pursue a degree in some area of business such as marketing, accounting, finance or business management. DUE TO MS. SWAIN, COUNSELING CENTER, NO LATER THAN 12NOON ON F, 4/7/17

 

United Negro Fund

 

UNC-BSIS

 

UNCG- Teacher Education Fellows - for those planning to attend UNCG & majoring in education. This is a $20,000 scholarship including a semester abroad, service initiatives, internships, networking, collaboration, conference & workshops while you earn a degree in education.  Info is available in the Counseling.  Online app:  oss.uncg,edu/teaching-fellows  Due Date: 12/1/2014

 

Voice of Democracy - a scholarship awarded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic them.  This year's them is:  My Vision for America.  Official entry form is in the Counseling Center.  Due date is:  Nov 1, 2015

 

UNC-Light on the Hill Society - created by the UNC Black Alumni Reunion Planning Committee. This scholarship serves as a tribute to Carolina's earliest African-American graduates and the pursuits of Carolina's African-American undergraduates.Requirements: African-American male or femail 1st year student.  App available:  www.alumni.unc.edu/loth .  Deadline:  4/12/13

 

VFW Voice of Democracy - grand prize: $30,000. You must write & record an essay. Topic: "Why I'm Optimistic About Our Nation's Future"

 

Youth Volunteer - value: $500. Eligibility:  over the past 2 years student must have completed over 50 hours of volunteer work; maintained a GPA of 3.5; completed app with essay. Apply: www.bbgcommunicationscorp.com

 

WCHS Hall of Fame Endowment - scholarship available to one male and one female athlete who has played one season of varsity sport.Requirements:  essay, resume, 2 letters of recommendation, other scholarships/grants awarded, GPA of 2.8 or higher, SAT and/or ACT scores & employment record.  value:  $500.  Due date:  4/2/52017 to Mrs. Turner, Counselor

 

 Women of the Moose-two $500.00 scholarships for college bound students majoring in medicine, pharmaceutical, veterinarian or dental field.  Applicants should submit a resume, school transcript, & 3 letters of recommendation. Contact address is available in the Counseling Center. Due April 30,2017

 

WISEchoice.com

 

Xerox Technical Minority

 

SMART Program – Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship– This is an opportunity for students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive full scholarship and be employed upon degree completion at the Department of Defense research facility.  Apply online:  www.smart.asee.org . 

 

Past Due Scholarships for 2017-2018

 

AXA Achievement Scholarships-25,000-52 awards (Deadline December 15)

application at:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9591/axa%20achievement%20

scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.FhH7fE1w.dpbs

 

You Deserve it Scholarship-1,000-1 award (Deadline December 29

application at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12809/you%20

deserve%20it%20scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.fl1LXSZ3.dpbs

 

Easton/NFAA Scholarship Program-5,000-5 awards (Deadline December 31)

application at: 

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12654/easton%20nfaa%20

scholarship%20program%20scholarship.php#sthash.ChPyurEm.dpbs

 

Harris Poll Scholarship-1,000-1 award (Deadline December 31)

application at:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14668/harris%20poll%20

scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.hUEkUfVe.dpbs

 

Thiel Fellowship-100,000-30 awards (Deadline December 31)

application at: 

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14065/thiel%20

fellowship%20scholarship.php#sthash.RZfHSW4y.dpbs

 

 Illustrators of the Future Scholarship-5,000-4 awards (Deadline December 31)

applications at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10032/illustrators

%20of%20the%20future%20scholarship.php#sthash.Id56kcND.dpbs

 

SP Scholarships-10,000-10 awards (Deadline December 31)

application at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14186/sp%20

scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.XoEu2AJr.dpbs

 

 CrossLites Scholarship-4,000-27 Awards (Deadlines December 31)

application at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12561/crosslites%

20scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.ZtebHZsG.dpbs

 

VIP Voice Scholarship-5,000-1 Award (December 31)

application at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14185/vip

%20voice%205%20000%20scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.tobiCCOt.dpbs


Profile in Courage Scholarship-10,000-7 awards (Deadline January 4)

application at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9681/profile%20in%

20courage%20essay%20contest%20scholarship.php#sthash.yWmq4Zts.dpbs

 

Ron Brown Scholarships Program-40,000-10 Awards (Deadline January 9)

application at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9535/ron%20brown

%20scholarships%20program%20scholarship.php#sthash.XXHgWEWP.dpbs

 

Pathable Women in Science Scholarship-1,000-1 Award (Deadline January 15)

application at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14377/pathable%20

women%20in%20science%20scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.jxijdexF.dpbs

 

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship-5,000-5 Awards (Deadline January 15)

application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10091/washington%20crossing%20

foundation%20national%20scholarship%20awards%20scholarship.php#sthash.aFlXJAdF.dpbs

 

 

**2018 BBB Torch Scholarship-1,000 to 5,000. Visit bbbscholarship.org to apply online. (Due Jan. 31)

 

VIP Voice Scholarship-5,000 (Due Jan. 31) Apply at:  https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14185/vip%20voice%

205%20000%20scholarship%20scholarship.php#sthash.9dy0qUTc.dpbs

 

Union Plus Scholarship-4,000 (Due Jan. 31) Apply at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11904/union%

20plus%20scholarships%20program%20scholarship.php#sthash.kmzFiZkS.dpbs

 

**Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship- 1,000 to 3,000 (Due by Feb. 4) See Counseling office for application.

Applications are to be turned in to  www.ncdames.org/florence-kidder-memorial-scholarship

 

 

 

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For Student Aid & other financial information,

complete these steps:

1.complete on-line form www. FAFSA.gov 

2.look up College Website Financial Information

3. get information from this webpage & WCHS Counseling Center

4. google scholarships &/or grants

 

 

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION:

 

Tips - www.scholarships.com/TIPS 

FAFSA - www.fafsa.ed.gov

Federal PIN - www.pin.ed.gov

FSA on the web - www.studentaid.ed.gov

US Dept of Education - www.ed.gov

 

Scholarship websites:

www.suntrusteducation.com

www.studentaid.ed.gov

www.fastweb.com

www.petersons.com

www.scholarshipexperts.com

www.studentscholarshipsearch.com

 

 

Check out these websites also:

 

· Attention All High School Females:  scholarship money is available through competition in the Miss North Carolina High School Pageant.  Visit their website:  www.missnorthcarolinahighschool.webs.com

· www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com

· www.usafunds.org

· Arts Village @ NCSU- For more information on housing, visit:  www.ncsu.edu/housing/halls.  For more information on ARTS Village, visit: www.ncsu.edu/artsvillage.  Or contact Sharon Moore at 919-513-3029 or Sharon_Moore@ncsu.edu

· NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award available online at www.nfib.com/yea

· Burger King Scholarswww.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html

· The Gallery Collection's 5th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest has officially begun. We are offering students a chance to win $10,000 towards their education plus a $1,000 award for their school! With so many budget cuts, every bit helps. Entering the contest is easy! Students must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The student with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in our line. Make it easy for your students to enter by posting the following link to your school's website:www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm