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Scholarship Information

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





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:








Past Scholarships that May Be Available

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) 


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


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:  


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 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: 


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



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


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 


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


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




 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


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: 


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




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


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




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




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:




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

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



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

application at: 




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

application at:




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

application at: 




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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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


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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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




**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%



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



**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


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_




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%



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



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/




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%




Les Vingt Femmes-(Due Mar. 15)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


BMW Engineering Scholarship-6,000 1 Award (Due Mar. 15) Rank in 90th percentile in both math and

critical reading on SAT or ACT composite. Intend to pursue engineering related science degree through

an ABET accredited program. Application at: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9982/bmw



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/



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



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%



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



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




New Bern Alumnae Chapter (Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc)- (Due Mar. 16) Must be an

African American Senior, GPA of 2.5 or higher, 2 letters of recommendation, one page essay,

college budget statement, and recent photo. Applications in counseling center and at



Thomas Carrow-must have completed FAFSA, Admission to one of the 16 University of North Carolina

Institutions. Financial need and academic achievement are considerations.  Application is in

Counseling Center. App due to Mrs. Smith no later than 3:30 on 3/23/2018. Completed application,

including SAT or ACT printed scores & resume.  This is a school endorsement.



Beaufort Ole Towne Rotary Club - ( Due Apr. 11) requirements:essay, list of awards, list of activities,

financial information & photo. Application in Counseling Center. 


***"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



Ocean Lodge Masonic Scholarship-1,000 Due May 31. Come to Counseling Center for Application


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


Sunshine Lady - Make request for an application at slfscholarships@use.net or 252-393-7146 Contact is Mary Ellen Box

Must have a 3.0+ GPA be a US citizen and a NC resident. Have a gross family income under 95,000. Awards range from 500 to 2,500 per semester and renewable for up to 20,000. 




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