Assistance League of the Triangle Scholarship Program

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Program Type
Scholarship

Description
The Assistance League of the Triangle, a nonprofit volunteer organization, assists individuals in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina (Wake, Durham, and Orange counties) through service, resources and financial support.

Eligibility
Applicant must meet these eligibility requirements:

Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors
  • Live in the Research Triangle area
  • Plan to enroll as freshmen at any of North Carolina's post-secondary educational or technical institutions
  • Have grade point averages of 2.5 or higher
  • Have received a high school diploma by June 2016
  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
  • Submit SAT or ACT scores
Scholarship for Working Single Mothers
  • Be actively working single mothers residing in the Research Triangle area
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED
  • Currently attend or plan to enroll at any of North Carolina's post-secondary educational or technical institutions
  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
Scholarship for Health Care Profession Students
  • Reside in the Research Triangle area
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED
  • Currently attend or plan to enroll at any North Carolina community college to pursue a certificate, diploma or associate's degree in the health care professions
  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status.
For the programs listed above, scholarship renewal may be available to students with a college grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and higher.

Value
The scholarships are valued at $1,000 to $6,000 per academic year. Funds must be used for tuition and educational expenses.

Application Procedure
The application and program details may be obtained by contacting The Assistance League of the Triangle Area Scholarship Committee, PO Box 98477, Raleigh, NC 27624, by calling The Assistance League at 919-875-8901 or by visiting www.altriangle.org and clicking "Philanthropic Projects." The application deadline is March 1, 2016. In addition to the application, candidates may be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Selected applicants of this need-based scholarship will be notified by the first week in May.

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Related Links
www.altriangle.org