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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.
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:
Application must be submitted online before midnight, December 1, 2017. After you apply, the deadline to upload all your required documents is January 12, 2018.
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:
To access application, go to:
Application and supporting documents must be mailed after January 1, 2018 but must be received by AFSA headquarters no later than March 31, 2018.
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:
Application and testimonial letters must be postmarked to the department headquarters no later than July 15.
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:
The American Legion Department of North Carolina
4 North Blount Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27611
Inquire with your local American Legion post or with the N.C. Headquarters of the American Legion.
American Legion Legacy Scholarships Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are the children or adopted children of a parent who was in the U.S. military and died in active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Students must be pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. See website for full requirements and details.
Varies For details, go to:
Application for 2017 is closed.
New deadline not yet announced. Check website and contact organization for details and updates.
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:
American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens
6350 Horizon Dr.
Titusville, FL 32780
Contact organization for details.
American Youth Leadership Program This program offers various opportunities for American high school students aged 15-17 and educators to travel abroad on a 3 to 4-week long exchange to specific countries to gain first-hand knowledge of foreign cultures and to collaborate on solving global issues. Several different organizations implement this program, and each has organized an academic and experiential educational exchange focused on dialogue and debate, leadership development, and community service. Recruitment areas and application deadlines vary. Please check the website for more details. Travel abroad in exchange program Go to website for details of this and other study abroad programs:
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:
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:
Applications opens October 1, 2017.
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 1000 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
Create a MY GOARMY account. Apply online.
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:
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 Fall Semester applications due by July 31, 2018. Spring Semester applications due by November 30, 2017.
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:
Scholarship will be open September 2017.
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:
The application will become available on October 15, 2017.
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:
Deadline: December 31, 2017
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:
Deadline: December 31, 2017
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:
Contact organization for details.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Applicants must be: current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees; Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. Applicants may not be children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, Coca-Cola Company, divisions, or subsidiaries. See website for full requirements and details. Varies; up to $20,000. Three different types of Coca-Cola-sponsored scholarship programs are available: 1) Coca-Cola Scholars (up to $20,000); 2) Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team ($1500-$1000; administered by Phi Theta Kappa) and 3) Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise (for community college students; $1000 each and administered by Phi Theta Kappa) To access details of each of these programs and application, go to:
For more details on Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise, go to:
The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.
CollegeNET Scholarship Applicants must sign up at the website and visit and participate in forums. Recipients are determined by votes on the website. See website for full details.
$300 To access website and details, go to:
Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF Scholarships) Participants register and participate in quizzes on the website. Participants must be at least 14 years of age; younger participants must be registered by parent/guardian. Up to $5000 www.cksf.org
Details for each CKSF scholarship can be viewed after registering on the website.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) This is a scholarship/exchange program which allows high school students to study abroad for a school year in Germany. Students must be current high school students, U.S. citizens , nationals, or permanent residents between the ages of 15-18 years and six months at start of program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale. Previous study of German is not required. Covers most costs of a year abroad in Germany To request more information and to apply, go to:
You must request information from the website to be informed of the deadline for North Carolina.
Dell Scholars Program Students must be eligible to receive federal student aid and must be participating in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12. Applicants must have at least a 2.4 GPA, financial need, eligible to receive federal financial aid, and be planning to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school. Selection is based on "individual determination to succeed," future goals, hardships that have been overcome, self motivation and financial need.
$20,000, plus technology, a private scholar networking community, resources, and mentoring Access online application information at
Updates for 2018 scholarship award have not been published. Check website and contact program for details and updates.
DoSomething.Org: Scholarship Contests and Campaigns DoSomething.Org offers youth the opportunity to participate in community activism and service as well as compete for scholarships several times a year. Many ideas for service projects are offered, and several scholarship competitions are available via the website. Up to $10,000, four times a year To access details of current scholarship contests as well as community service initiatives, go to:
See website for details.
Elon University Fellows Academic and Scholarship Programs Elon University offers six Fellows programs for students planning to attend Elon: Honors Fellows (for any major), Elon College Fellows (majors in arts, humanities, social sciences, natural and mathematical sciences), Business Fellows, Communications Fellows, Teaching Fellows, and Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellows (for students in any major who want to maximize leadership potential). In each Fellows program, students receive special courses, faculty mentoring, special housing options for Fellows, paid research assistantships or internships, and scholarships from $13,500-$5000 per year. Students must first apply to Elon University before applying for the scholarship. $13,500-$5000 per year plus additional program perks (see website for details) Apply to Elon University at:
To access the Fellows applications, go to:
Apply for scholarship prior to January 10, 2018. (Additionally, student must submit complete application for admission to Elon University prior to this deadline in order to be considered for one of these scholarships.)
Elon University Watson and Odyssey Scholarships Need-based scholarships awarded to prospective members of the upcoming Elon University freshman class. Descriptions and selection criteria for each is listed on the information website and application(s). Applicants must apply to Elon University, submit all financial aid applications, and financial aid forms (FAFSA and CSS profile) as part of the application process. Applicants must be North Carolina residents who will graduate from a North Carolina high school, but both U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens may apply. Applicants should have a solid record of academic achievement. For eligible students in Mecklenburg County, $21,000 to $7500 depending on specific program; many programs also include financial grant for university-approved study abroad experience To apply to Elon University, go to:
For more information on these scholarships, go to:
See website or contact Elon University Office of Admissions for details.
Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) FFTC is a nonprofit corporation which administers over 100 scholarship programs. High school students should visit their website to view specific scholarships and contact information for each program. Eligibility varies according to specific scholarship program. Varies For listings of each scholarship, go to:
General information about FFTC can be found at:
See contacts for each specific scholarship listed on FFTC website for details of each program.
Gallery Collection’s 8th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest Entrants must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The entrant with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in the company’s line. Only one entry per applicant is allowed. $10,000 (plus $1000 for your school) For full details and to enter, go to:
Contest submissions accepted from: May 30, 2017 - March 1, 2018.
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Student Scholarship Applicants must be 9th-12th grade high school students, legal residents of the U.S. who are in school or plan to start school within next 12 months. $1,000 For details, go to:
Deadline for Fall Competition August 1- December 31, 2017.
Johnson C. Smith University Financial Aid Options Johnson C. Smith University offers scholarships to prospective students. May vary Information available via website:
Contact JCSU Office of Admissions for deadlines.
Navy College Fund The Navy College Fund may be available to selected recruits. See website for full details. May vary For more information, visit:
North Carolina A&T State University Departmental Scholarships Each of NC A&T State University’s seven colleges and schools awards scholarships to students within various majors. Students should contact the department in which they plan to major for Departmental Scholarship opportunities. To receive maximum consideration for need-based Departmental Scholarships, students should complete the FAFSA, available online from January 1st. The FAFSA must be received by the Office of Student Financial Aid priority deadline of March 1st. Varies For individual department information, go to:
Contact individual departments at NC A&T State University for specific deadline information regarding individual departmental scholarships.
North Carolina A&T University Scholarship Listings Page Requirements vary depending on scholarship. See webpage and specific scholarship listings for details. Vary To access information, go to:
Varies; see listings for details.
North Carolina Central University: BRITE Scholarships (Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise)
High school seniors planning to attend North Carolina Central University who are interested in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biomanufacturing, Biotechnology, and Medicinal Science should apply. Full and partial BRITE scholarships are available; they are competitive and renewed on an annual basis. Scholarships are available to first-time freshmen, community college transfers with AS degrees or rising juniors. Full or partial scholarship to North Carolina Central University For details, contact Mr. Anthony Ervin of the NCCU BRITE Program at 919-530-5573 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Mr. Anthony Ervin of NCCU BRITE Program at 919-530-5573 or email@example.com
North Carolina Central University Chancellor’s Cycle of Success Scholarships All students who are incoming into NCCU are considered for these scholarships when they apply. The earlier that students apply for admission to NCCU, the better the chances are to receive one of these scholarships. Scholarships are awarded until the funds are depleted.
Programs for graduating high school seniors include: 1) Soaring Eagle Scholarship, 2) Rising Eagle Scholarship, 3) Eagle in Flight Scholarship, 4) Eagle In Flight Scholarship 2. See website for specific eligibility criteria. Up to full tuition depending on scholarship For details, visit:
The earlier that students apply for admission to NCCU, the better chances are to receive one of these scholarships. Scholarships are awarded until funds are depleted.
North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Scholarships Four-year scholarship program at North Carolina approved schools for qualifying children of certain class or category of deceased, disabled, combat, or POW/MIA veterans. At time of application, applicant must be under age 25; a resident and domiciled in North Carolina. Veteran parent must have been a legal resident of NC at the time of said veteran’s entrance into that period of service in the armed forces during which eligibility is established (OR the applicant is the biological child or adopted child prior to age 15, who was born in North Carolina and has been a resident of North Carolina continuously since birth). See online information for full criteria and details. Scholarship funds are available for approved schools. See website for details. For details, go to:
Contact North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs for details.
North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Recipients will be students of Hispanic/Latino background with cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5 who are recent graduates of North Carolina high schools. Preference will be given to foreign-born applicants or applicants who are the children of foreign-born parents. Recipients must enroll in a degree program at a 2-year or 4-year college or community college. Recipients will be chosen based on family economic need, community involvement, academic achievement, volunteerism and leadership. $2500-$500 For details and to access application, go to:
Please visit September 2017 to apply for scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year.
North Carolina State University Undergraduate Scholarships Various qualifications. See website for details. See website. For access to details, visit:
To be considered, students must apply for NCSU admission by October 15.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Applicants must be in grades 5-12 and have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Applicants must be legal residents of one of the 50 U.S. states or District of Columbia. Volunteer activity must have occurred at least in part after 9/1/2013. State-level honorees attend national recognition events in Washington, D.C., where America’s top 10 youth volunteers of the year are announced. Visit:
877-525-8491 Application for student/parent deadline: November 7, 2017.
Sallie Mae College Answer $1,000 Scholarship Register on the Sallie Mae website to use its free scholarship search database and enter a monthly drawing for a $1000 scholarship. $1,000 Enter the scholarship by registering on the website.
Student Contests (Videos and/or Essays) High school students can participate in several different contests (videos and/or essays) about school topics listed on website. See website and details of specific contests for eligibility requirements. May vary To access details, go to:
Deadlines depend on specific contest; see website for details.
SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes High school seniors who will enter college in Fall, 2015 (2 or 4 year college/university located in the US) and current undergraduate college students continuing their studies in Fall, 2015 can enter. Participants must reside within specific states of the U.S. (North Carolina is included.) Eligibility is NOT based on GPA or financial need. See website for details. $500 Go to:
Official Rules for the 2017-2018 Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes will be posted when the sweepstakes starts again in mid-September 2017.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Project Scholarships Some scholarships are available to graduates interested in pursuing careers in Early Childhood Education or Child Care Center services. See website For more information on T.E.A.C.H. programs, go to:
Contact organization for details and/or see website.
The Triangle Pest Control Scholarship Fund This is a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking education in environmental studies. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited environmental technology or environmental engineering program at a college or university. $1000 To access details and application, go to:
For questions, contact:
Scholarship updates not yet posted for 2018-2019 academic year.
United States Military Academy West Point The application process to the United States Military Academy West Point begins during the junior year of high school. Candidates must be at least age 17 but no older than age 22 on July 1st of the year that they enter West Point. Candidates must be unmarried, not pregnant, and not legally responsible for the support of any children. Good physical and mental health is required, along with above-average strength, agility, and endurance. You must complete a Candidate Questionnaire on the website. Candidates must obtain a nomination to be eligible to compete for a spot at West Point. See the website for details on this process. You should apply for all nominations for which you are eligible during the spring of your junior year. It is important to pursue every nomination available to you. See website for explanation of additional steps in the admissions process. Full-ride scholarship: tuition, room, board, and expenses all paid. Five years of active-duty service required upon graduation, plus three years service in Inactive Ready Reserve. For details on admissions to West Point, go to:
The application is a multi-step process. Early planning and organization is essential. See website and contact United States Military Academy West Point for deadlines.
WACE Twelfth Annual National Co-Op Scholarship Program To qualify, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale and must apply and be accepted for 2015-2016 at one of the colleges/universities that are WACE partner institutions. Johnson & Wales University is one of these; see website for list of partnering colleges/universities. Students must complete the application (available on WACE website) including a typed one-page essay (see website for instructions). WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology to apply. See WACE website (or contact organization) for details. To access full information and the scholarship application, go to:
Deadline: Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
Note: APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR WACE SCHOLARSHIP MAY BE DIFFERENT OR EARLIER FOR CLARKSON UNIVERSITY, DREXEL UNIVERSITY, JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY, MERRIMACK COLLEGE, SUNY OSWEGO, AND UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL APPLICANTS. CHECK WACE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.
West Teaching Scholarship at Catawba College High school seniors who have been admitted into Catawba College who are planning to pursue teaching careers may apply. Minimum SAT of 1100 (or equivalent) on quantitative and verbal sections and GPA of 3.4 required. Contact Catawba College for additional criteria and requirements. Contact program director at Catawba College for details. To access more information, go to:
To request details, go to:
Contact Catawba College for details.
William Peace University Scholarships and Awards Students applying to William Peace University are potentially eligible. Merit scholarships are awarded based on weighted cumulative GPA and the highest combined SAT/ACT critical reading and math scores. Scholarships are also offered in the areas of performing arts, leadership, and more.
Merit scholarships range up to $15,000/year and are renewable. Interested students should contact the WPU Office of Admissions to request scholarship applications:
919.508.2214 or 800.732.2347 or firstname.lastname@example.org
See the following webpage for details:
Contact the WPU Office of Admissions to request scholarship applications and scholarship application deadlines.
Wingate University Academic and Merit Scholarships Students who apply and are admitted to Wingate University are automatically considered for university merit scholarships based on GPA, academic rank, SAT/ACT scores, leadership achievement and involvement. A separate scholarship application is not required. $20,000-$10,000 annually Visit the following link for details:
To receive additional information or a Wingate admissions application call 1-800-755-5550 or email email@example.com
Contact Wingate University Office of Admissions for college application deadlines.
YoungArts Award Program (National YoungArts Foundations YoungArts provides young artists with access to scholarships, career opportunities, and professional contacts, nomination for U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, master classes with world-renowned artists, national recognition, and other opportunities. Talented students in grades 10-12 in the visual, literary, design and performing arts may apply. Areas include cinematic arts, dance, design, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. See website for details.
Up to $10,000 Go to:
Deadline is October 13, 2017.
Zinch $1,000 Scholarship All U.S. high school and college students are eligible. Students answer a short essay question online and submit the online application. See website for full requirements and details.
Zinch website also offers information about various scholarships available from other organizations. See website for details. $1,000 For more information about this and other Zinch scholarship opportunities visit
For information on more scholarship opportunities, go to:
See website for details.
$1,000 Moolahspot Scholarship Any student at least 16 years or older who plans to attend, or is currently attending, college or graduate school. Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country. Students may study any major or plan to enter any career field at any accredited college or graduate school. Although applicants can be from any country, all applications must be completed in English. All entries must be submitted by December 31, 2014. Only applications submitted electronically will be accepted and any incomplete applications will be disqualified. $1,000 Go to the website listed below and complete the application electronically.
All entries must be submitted by August 31, 2017.
$1,500 Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship ScholarshipDetective is a free scholarship search engine currently offering two $1,500 college scholarships. To enter, complete the online application
The ScholarshipDetective website also provides information about other scholarships offered by various organizations. See website for more information. $1,500 (two scholarships will be awarded) To access the entry form, go to:
Deadline for entry is August 31, 2017.
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