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Asheville Latin Americans Achieving Success WNC College Scholarship

  • Undocumented or DACA-recipient Latinx students pursuing higher education at a Western North Carolina college or university.
  • Student does not qualify for Pell Grants due to immigration status
  • Student does not qualify for in-state tuition or is attending a private college or university that does not use in-state/out-of-state tuition rates

 

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Amount:
$6,000 to $9,000

Deadline:
July 1

Eric Delson Memorial Scholarship

  • For students diagnosed with hemophilia or another bleeding disorder

 

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Amount:
$2,500

Three (3) renewable $2,500 awards

Deadline:
July 1

Golden Door Scholars

  • For DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), TPS (Temporary Protected Status) and Undocumented students
  • Currently in high school or graduated from a United States high school or obtained a GED (General Education Development) certificate from a United States GED Program
  • Applying to or attend one of the Golden Door Scholars Partner Schools

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Amount:
$40,000

Up to $40,000

Deadline:
September 30

Cooke College Scholarship Program

  • Senior planning to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2021
  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need

 

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Amount:
$40,000

Deadline:
October 30

Beacon Scholarship for Rural America

  • Be college-bound graduating high school seniors, current college students, or adult learners with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (high school or college) who are planning to enroll in an accredited college/community college/trade school program.
  • Reside in a rural area from a low-income family

 

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Amount:
$1,000

$1,000 each Spring and Fall semester

Deadline:
October 31

Cheatham-White Scholarship (North Carolina A&T State University)

  • Be a competitive applicant for admission as a freshman in the fall semester into a baccalaureate program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (in-state and out of state students are both eligible)
  • Minimum 4.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 1280 (new)/1200 (old) SAT or 28 ACT

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

20 Fully funded four-year scholarships (covering cost of full tuition, student fees, housing, meals, textbooks, laptop, supplies, travel, and personal expenses

Deadline:
November 1

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship

  • Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor degree program in the fall
  • Documented learning disability and/or ADHD
  • Demonstrate financial need

 

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Amount:
$2,500

Deadline:
November 1

Anne Ford Scholarship

  • Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.
  • Documented learning disability and/or ADHD
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

 

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Amount:
$10,000

Deadline:
November 1

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • A history of movement to obtain work in agriculture
  • Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in visual, performing, media, literary, or crafts discipline

 

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Amount:
$500 to $2,500

Deadline:
November 1

Cheatham-White Scholarship (North Carolina Central University)

  • Be a competitive applicant for admission as a freshman in the fall semester into a baccalaureate program at North Carolina Central University (in-state and out of state students are both eligible)
  • Minimum 4.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 1280 (new)/1200 (old) SAT or 28 ACT

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

20 Fully funded four-year scholarships (covering cost of full tuition, student fees, housing, meals, textbooks, laptop, supplies, travel, and personal expenses

Deadline:
November 15

St. Andrews Society of North Carolina Scholarship

  • Must claim Scottish descent
  • Must be a North Carolina resident
  • Must have participated in high school, college and community activities

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Award based upon length of study in Scotland and the financial need of the student/family

Deadline:
November 15

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

  • Be candidates for Ph.D. or Th.D. degrees in doctoral programs at graduate schools in the United States
  • Be able to fulfill all pre-dissertation requirements by the application deadline, including approval of the dissertation proposal
  • Plan to write a dissertation on topics where ethical or religious values are a central concern

 

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Amount:
$25,000

Twenty (20) $25,000

Deadline:
November 15

Foundation for Science and Disability, Inc. Grant

  • Graduate Student
  • Some physical or sensory disability
  • Studying science, mathematics, medicine, computer science or engineering

 

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Amount:
$1,000

Deadline:
December 1

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships

  • U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, political asylees, and refugees
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations)
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

 

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Amount:
$24,000

Sixty (60) fellowships at $24,000 per year

Deadline:
December 1

The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund

  • Graduate of an NC high school within the past 2 years
  • A four-year cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • 2 letters of recommendation from a high school teacher, principal, pastor, employer, or other community leaders

 

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Amount:
$500 to $2,500

Deadline:
December 15

Duke Energy Hispanics in Engineering Scholarship

  • Must be a student of Hispanic/Latino background that attends one of NC's high schools 
  • Planning to enroll at a North Carolina community college or a university and to pursue the fields of electrical, mechanical, nuclear, chemical, or civil engineering

 

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Amount:
$500 to $2,500

Deadline:
December 15

Juntos Program Scholarship

  • Applicants must have participated in the Juntos program within the last 2 years
  • Graduated high school within the last 2 years
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher

 

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Amount:
$500 to $2,500

Deadline:
December 15

MPower Global Citizen Scholarship

  • Be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports
  • Be an international student allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada

 

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Amount:
$3,000 to $1,000

Deadline:
December 31

MPower Women in STEM

  • Be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports
  • Be an international student allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada
  • Be a female international/DACA student who is currently enrolled or accepted to study full-time in a STEM degree program

 

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Amount:
$3,000 to $1,000

Deadline:
December 31

Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

  • Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by January 1, 2021, or a recent graduate (since spring 2016)
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.50 or better
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need

 

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Amount:
$40,000

Deadline:
January 6

North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program

  • New program established by the North Carolina General Assembly in July 2017
  • Forgivable loan to be used for tuition fees and the cost of books leading to teacher licensure
  • Must be committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in an NC public school

 

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Amount:
$8,250

Up to $8,250 per year

Deadline:
January 7

Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarships (ROTC)

  • Must be at least 17 years of age (and no older than 21) for Navy ROTC scholarships.
  • Must be at least 17 and under 27 years of age on June 30 of the calendar year in which eligible for commissioning for Army scholarships.
  • The age for individuals with prior active duty service may be increased by one month for each month of active duty up to a maximum of three years (Title 10 USC 2107) for Army scholarships.

 

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Amount:
$70,000

Up to $70,000 annually

Deadline:
January 10

Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarships (ROTC) - Includes Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Repetitive

  • Be at least 17 (and no older than 23) for Naval ROTC scholarships
  • Be at least 17 within the first semester of freshman year and under 27 years old on June 30 of the calendar year in which student will graduate from college and receive Army commission
  • Be able to pass a commissioning physical

 

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Amount:
$180,000

Deadline:
January 10

Point Foundation Scholarship

  • Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year
  • Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/ doctoral program
  • Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Deadline:
January 25

The Dream Opportunity Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a high school senior with 2.8 GPA or higher
  • Applicant must have no previous enrollment in 4 yr institution
  • Applicant willing to relocate in order to enroll at one of the Partner Colleges


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Amount:
$80,000

up to $80,000

Deadline:
January 30

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Plan to enroll as full-time students in a degree-granting program at N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, or UNC-Greensboro
  • Permanently reside and attend high school in one of the following counties: Alamance, Bertie, Caswell, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Swain, or Warren

 

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Amount:
$12,000

The scholarship provides for an award of about one-half the cost of an undergraduate education for seventeen (17) graduating seniors. The maximum award for the prior academic year was $12,000.

Deadline:
January 31

Crumley Roberts Founder's Scholarship

  • Have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Be a graduating North Carolina high school senior who will be attending a four-year accredited college or university
  • Written essay required

 

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Amount:
$2,500

Three (3) $2,500 scholarships

Deadline:
January 31

Crumley Roberts Next Step Scholarship

  • Must be a community college student who will be transferring to an accredited 4-year college or university in fall 2020.
  • Have at least a 3.2 GPA

 

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Amount:
$2,500

Three (3) $2,500 scholarships

Deadline:
January 31

Local Government Federal Credit Union Scholarship

  • LGFCU member in good standing (not overdrawn on Checking or Share Accounts, and has not defaulted on LGFCU loans)
  • Have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0
  • Be a full-time graduate, undergraduate or trade school student

 

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Amount:
$1,000

One hundred twenty (120) $1,000 scholarships awarded

Deadline:
February 1

North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Scholarships

  • The recipient must be a resident of North Carolina, enrolling in an accredited North Carolina college or university
  • Have an outstanding record of 4-H Club participation and achievement
  • Possess an excellent high school academic record and demonstrate an aptitude for college work through SAT scores

 

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Amount:
$500 to $2,000

Deadline:
February 1

North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Inc. Scholarship Program (NCVVI)

  • Be a current resident of Wake, Durham, Harnett, Johnston, Franklin, Nash, Chatham, or Granville counties in North Carolina
  • Have been awarded the Vietnam Service Medal (VSM) for service in the Vietnam War, or be a spouse, child, foster child, adopted child, grandchild, etc. of a Vietnam veteran (a recipient of the VSM)

 

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Amount:
$500 to $1,500

Deadline:
February 1

Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship

  • Be a high school senior from North Carolina planning to attend a North Carolina college or university
  • Essay required
  • The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit of the individual essay (75%), scholarship and character (20%), and need (5%).

 

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Amount:
$400 to $3,000

One (1) $3,000, One (1) $1,000, One (1) $800 and Three (3) $400

Deadline:
February 7

Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship

  • North Carolina high school senior with a disability
  • Students receiving a graduation certificate enrolled in the Future Ready Course of Study or enrolled in the Occupational Course of Study

 

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Amount:
$1,500

Deadline:
February 12

Pearl Berlin Scholarship

  • Must be a resident of Guilford, Forsyth, Rockingham, Randolph or Alamance County, North Carolina.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior entering an accredited institution of higher education in the fall.
  • Must be a self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or straight ally.

 

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Amount:
$1,000 to $3,000

Amounts awarded up to $3,000. Multiple scholarships up to $1,000 OR a single scholarship up to $3,000 will be awarded each spring.

Deadline:
February 14

American Council of the Blind

  • Proof of legal blindness
  • 3.3 GPA
  • Must be a full-time college student

 

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Amount:
$1,000

7500

Deadline:
February 14

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US
  • US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)


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Amount:
Amount Varies

Deadline:
February 15

The Dream National Scholarship

  • High school or community college graduates
  • Need to have DACA or TPS
  • Need to qualify for in-state tuition at one of the Partner Colleges


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Amount:
$14,500 to $29,000

Up to $14,500 for an associate degree and $29,000 for a bachelor's degree

Deadline:
February 27

Red Thread Scholarship Awards

  • Women of an international background, including foreign students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, who are first-year entrants to a U.S. college or university program in Fall
  • There are no GPA or U.S. residency requirements
  • The application includes several short-answer questions, two essays, and two letters of recommendation

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Amount:
$1,000

Other awards may be disbursed as funds are available.

Deadline:
February 28

Assistance League of the Triangle Scholarship - Graduating High School Seniors

  • Plan to enroll as freshmen at any of the North Carolina's post-secondary educational or technical institutions
  • Reside in Research Triangle area
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or have permanent resident status

 

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Amount:
$1,000 to $10,000

Scholarship renewal available to students with a college grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and higher

Deadline:
March 1

Assistance League of the Triangle Scholarship - Students Pursuing Post-Secondary Education

  • Currently attend or plan to enroll at any post-secondary educational or technical institution in North Carolina to pursue a certificate, diploma, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.
  • Reside in Research Triangle area
  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status

 

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Amount:
$1,000 to $10,000

Scholarship renewal available to students with a college grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and higher

Deadline:
March 1

Felicia Brewer Opportunity Scholarship

  • Must be a current student or alumni of a Chapel Hill-Carrboro City High School
  • Must be an immigrant, refugee, or first-generation US citizen
  • There are no residency, GPA, or plan of study requirements

 

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Amount:
$80,000

Deadline:
March 1

Golden LEAF Scholarship Program - Four Year Degree

  • Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes.
    • Applicants must complete residency determination at the North Carolina Residency Determination Service Website.
  • Be a graduating NC HS senior or current NC community college transfer student planning to enroll for the first time as a full-time degree seeking student at an eligible NC college or university.
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 3.0.
  • Be a resident of an eligible rural county as identified by the Golden LEAF Foundation.
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the application process; have Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that does not exceed the maximum permitted by the Program.

 

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Amount:
$3,000

Maximum award amount of $3,000 per year

Deadline:
March 1

Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship

  • Reside and attend high school in the counties served by the Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo LLP including Alexander, Anson, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Cumberland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Richmond, Robeson, Rowan, Scotland, Stanly and Union.
  • High school seniors accepted for full-time enrollment or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

 

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Amount:
$2,500

Fifteen (15) $2,500 scholarships

Deadline:
March 1

North Carolina Scholarship for Children of Wartime Veterans

  • Must be children (under age 25 at time of application) of certain deceased or disabled veterans or of veterans who were listed as POW/MIA
  • Veteran's disabilities must have occurred during a period of war
  • Veteran must have been a legal resident of North Carolina at time of entry into service, or child must have been born in North Carolina and resided there continuously

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Full scholarships including tuition, room and board and fees

Deadline:
March 1

Shaver-Hitchings Scholarship

  • Reside in Durham, Orange, Wake or Chatham County
  • Be enrolled, or must be planning to enroll, in graduate school, a physician assistant program or medical school

 

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Amount:
$1,500

Deadline:
March 1

Forgivable Education Loans for Service

  • Be a legal North Carolina resident and NC resident for tuition purposes
  • Be willing to work in NC in a designated critical employment shortage profession (careers corresponding with a FELS Approved Program)
  • Must plan to enroll in at least six credit hours in an Approved Program at an Eligible Institution

 

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Amount:
$6,000 to $56,000

Deadline:
March 1

Achievement Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake County

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Applicants must plan to attend a public or private college or university in North Carolina
  • This scholarship is restricted to immigrants, refugees, or first-generation US citizens

 

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Amount:
$16,000

Deadline:
March 1

Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship - UNC System

  • For graduating high school seniors who are enrolling at 1 of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina system
  • US Citizen or permanent resident status
  • Reside in Charlotte/Mecklenburg Co.region

 

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Amount:
$1,000 to $12,000

Scholarship renewal available to previous recipients (conditions apply)

Deadline:
March 15

Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship - Central Piedmont Community College

  • For graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as a full-time student at Central Piedmont Community College 
  • US Citizen or permanent resident status
  • Reside in Charlotte/Mecklenburg Co. region

 

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Amount:
$1,000 to $5,000

Scholarship renewal available to previous recipients (conditions apply)

Deadline:
March 15

PFLAG Scholarship

  • The applicant must identify as LGBTQ or a straight ally serving and supporting the LGBTQ community
  • Be applying to attend, or currently attending a technical/vocational program pursuing certification and/or a college or university pursuing an undergraduate college degree

 

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Amount:
$1,000

Deadline:
March 15

North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation Scholarship - Four-Year Programs

  • Pursuing a course of study in culinary arts, hospitality management or tourism
  • North Carolina resident

 

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Amount:
$750 to $1,500

Deadline:
March 15

North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation Scholarship - Two-Year Programs

  • Pursuing a course of study in culinary arts, hospitality management or tourism
  • North Carolina resident

 

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Amount:
$750 to $1,500

Deadline:
March 15

North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation Scholarship - High School Student

  • Pursuing a course of study in culinary arts, hospitality management or tourism
  • North Carolina resident

 

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Amount:
$750 to $1,500

Deadline:
March 15

Winston-Salem Foundation

  • The Foundation offers many scholarships utilizing a one-stop application process. Filling out one application will check your eligibility for multiple scholarships including both need and merit based awards.

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Varies

Deadline:
March 15

North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship

  • Pursuing a course of study in culinary arts, hospitality management or tourism
  • North Carolina resident

 

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Amount:
$750 to $1,500

Deadline:
March 15

Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program

  • First-generation high school seniors who are underrepresented, need financial assistance and are passionate about furthering their education
  • Applicants do not have to be a U.S. citizen, but they must have a minimum 3.5 weighted GPA and graduate a US high school in Spring or Summer
  • Applicants will need proof of attending a 4-year university beginning Fall


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Amount:
$5,000

up to $5,000

Deadline:
March 15

CFIC - Everett & Trudy Suddreth Scholarship of Excellence

  • NC residents who are high school seniors entering college in the fall, college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are affiliated with CFIC member companies
  • Students who work or have a parent or spouse who works in the grocery industry
  • Average to above-average academic range

 

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Amount:
$2,500

40 awards of $2,500

Deadline:
March 16

NC Retail Merchants Scholarship

  • NC residents who are high school seniors entering college in the fall, college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are affiliated with NCRMA member firms
  • Students who work or have a parent or spouse who works in the retail industry
  • Average to above-average academic range

 

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Amount:
$2,500

Ten (10) $2,500

Deadline:
March 16

North Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association (NC AWWA-WEA)

  • Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a community college or university
  • Elementary educators at elementary, middle and high school levels

 

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Amount:
$500 to $2,000

Deadline:
March 27

J. Howard Coble Scholarship

  • Demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble
  • Submit three recommendation letters - two from teachers or school personnel and one from an employer or non-relative residing in North Carolina
  • Must reside in one of the following counties: Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Durham, Granville, Guilford, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stokes, or Surry

 

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Amount:
$2,500

Deadline:
March 31

National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship

  • Must be legally blind
  • Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program
  • Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

 

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Amount:
$3,000 to $12,000

Deadline:
March 31

Katherine Baich Endowed Scholarship

  • Be a resident of Alexander, Catawba, Iredell, Davie, Mecklenburg, Rowan, or Yadkin County in North Carolina.
  • Be under 25 years of age and be a child of a Veteran with a service-connected disability.

 

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Amount:
$2,450

Deadline:
March 31

LNSF National Scholastic Achievement Awards

  • GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
  • If the student is an entering freshman, 29 or higher on the ACT test, or 1350 or higher on the SAT test

 

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Amount:
$2,000

Deadline:
March 31

LNSF Honors Awards

  • GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
  • If the student is an entering freshman, 23 or higher on the ACT test, or 1100 or higher on the SAT test

 

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Amount:
$500 to $2,000

Deadline:
March 31

LNSF General Awards

  • Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential
  • Emphasis may be placed on the individual's motivation, sincerity, and community involvement

 

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Amount:
$250 to $1,000

Deadline:
March 31

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Scholarship

  • Students should be rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, or in graduate studies. Continuing education for current North Carolina teachers.
  • Only students registered as a special education concentration will be considered. They must agree to teach for one year in NC after graduation
  • Students should have a GPA of at least 2.5

 

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Amount:
$500 to $3,500

Deadline:
April 1

Inspire Our Future Scholarship

  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking undergraduate program of study as a sophomore, junior, or senior or a graduate student at a post-secondary institution
  • Must be good academic standing with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum GPA 3.5

 

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Amount:
$500

Deadline:
April 1

American Foundation for the Blind

  • Essay and two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of legal blindness

 

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Amount:
$1,500 to $2,500

Deadline:
April 1

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

  • Students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.
  • Applicants must have participated in activities in the US
  • There is a strong preference for applicants who plan on working in the US


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Amount:
$15,000

up to $15,000

Deadline:
April 1

UNIDOS Scholarship

  • Must be a graduating high school senior planning on attending a College or University in North Carolina
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • 2 letters of recommendation: One from a high school teacher/counselor/etc and one from a member in your community


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Amount:
$500

Deadline:
April 1

Great Minds in STEM Scholarship

  • Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree
  • Applicants must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community


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Amount:
$500 to $10,000

Deadline:
April 1

Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship

  • Recent history of movement for agricultural employment - priority will be given to currently interstate migrant youth
  • Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school who shows promise of the ability to continue schooling
  • Financial need

 

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Amount:
$250

approximately 100 awards annually in the amount of up to $250

Deadline:
April 1

North Carolina Business and Professional Women's Foundation Scholarship

  • Female with 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Currently enrolled (full or part-time) at an accredited community college, college or university
  • A resident of North Carolina

 

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Amount:
$1,500

4-6 awards up to $1,500 award each

Deadline:
April 15

State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Merit-Based Scholarship

  • SEANC members, their spouses, and dependents
  • Based on academic performance

 

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Amount:
$500 to $1,000

Previous recipients can reapply

Deadline:
April 15

State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Need and Merit-Based Scholarship

  • Must be a SEANC member, a spouse of a SEANC member, or a child of a SEANC member
  • Demonstrate both academic merit and the financial need

 

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Amount:
$500 to $1,000

Previous recipients can reapply

Deadline:
April 15

State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Active and Associate Member Scholarship

  • SEANC members ONLY (not spouses or dependents), who are full-time state employees enrolled in at least six semester hours of undergraduate work or three semester hours of graduate work at an accredited post-secondary institution (includes college, trade, technical, community college or graduate school)

 

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Amount:
$500 to $1,000

Previous recipients can reapply

Deadline:
April 15

NC Federation of Republican Women CARING FOR AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP

  • A dependent child of an NC service member wounded or killed while serving from September 11, 2001, until the present
  • Must include proof of service member status
  • Applicant must attend an accredited North Carolina college, vocational, or technical post-secondary institution

 

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Amount:
$1,000

Deadline:
April 15

Better Business Bureau in Greensboro, NC

  • Be graduating from a high school in any of these areas: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Caldwell, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Iredell, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan County/Salisbury, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, & Yadkin
  • Be attending any two or four-year college, technical college, or university
  • Be in good academic standing and show proof of community service and leadership while in high school

 

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Amount:
$2,500 to $7,500

1 for $7,500, 1 for $5,000, and 2 for $2,500 each

Deadline:
April 17

Western Union Scholarship

  • All applicants for scholarships must be between the ages of 18 - 26 years of age on June 1
  • All applicants must be pursuing a degree/field of study in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship
  • Scholarships must be used on programs resulting in an undergraduate degree


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Amount:
$2,500

Deadline:
April 30

North State Law Enforcement Officers Association Scholarship

  • Must be a resident of North Carolina.
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • Must major in some area of Criminal Justice or related field.

 

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Amount:
$500 to $1,000

One (1) $1,000 and Two (2) $500 awards

Deadline:
May 1

Neyhart Scholarship

  • Students with kidney disease, kidney transplant or children of parents with kidney disease or transplant
  • Essay required

 

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Amount:
$4,500

Two (2) $4,500 scholarships awarded

Deadline:
May 1

La Noticia Excelente Awards

  • Open to high school students and current college students
  • Applicants need a cover letter, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation
  • 500 word essay about who you are and why you want to get this scholarship, what are your goals


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Amount:
$2,500

Deadline:
May 1

Stanley Dentistry “Find Your Smile” Scholarship

  • Pursuit of further study in dentistry at an accredited college or university in North Carolina
  • Academic excellence (merit-based scholarship)
  • Genuine passion for further study

 

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Amount:
$1,000

Deadline:
May 4

North State Law Enforcement Officers Association Gate City Chapter Scholarship

  • Must be a permanent resident of Guilford County for a minimum of one year.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Expected to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in an accredited
    college or university (two-four year program)

 

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Amount:
$500

Deadline:
May 15

Fallen Linemen Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Be a child of a lineman
  • Be a high school senior or have a high school diploma from an accredited school or GED equivalent
  • Have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application

 

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Amount:
$2,000

Three (3) $2,000 scholarships. Renewable but must reapply each year.

Deadline:
May 31

Judy Knox Scholarship

  • Must be a resident of North Carolina for at least 12 months prior to application.
  • Must be admitted to a program in North Carolina offering a baccalaureate degree in nursing or a master's degree in nursing. Online programs are also acceptable.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in work already completed in the program in which currently enrolled or in a previous nursing program if no course work has been taken in the current program.

 

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Amount:
$1,000

$1,000 per year

Deadline:
May 31

Mary Lewis Wyche Fellowship

  • Must be a resident of North Carolina for at least 12 months prior to application.
  • Must be admitted to a program in North Carolina offering a master's degree or doctoral degree (PhD, DNP) in nursing practice or administration. Online programs are also acceptable.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in work already completed in the program in which currently enrolled or in master's program if no course work has been taken in the current program.

 

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Amount:
$5,000

$5,000 annually

Deadline:
May 31

NCNA Southwest Region Scholarship

  • Must be a member of NCNA who lives or works in the NCNA Southwest Region
  • Must be a current student or have been admitted to a program at an accredited program in North Carolina offering a post-licensure baccalaureate degree in nursing (RN to BSN). Online programs are also acceptable.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in work already completed in the program in which currently enrolled or in a previous nursing program, if no course work has been taken in the current program.

 

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Amount:
$1,000

$1,000 per year

Deadline:
May 31

North Carolina Criminal Justice Fellows Program

  • Must be a legal resident of North Carolina and a high school graduate or current high school senior
  • Live in an eligible county at the time of application and demonstrate the intent to be employed as a criminal justice professional in an eligible county

 

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Amount:
$3,152

Up to $3,152.00 per year, for two years

Deadline:
May 31

Dottie Martin Teachers Scholarship

  • Plan to teach in North Carolina once education is completed
  • Presently be in a teacher education program (High school seniors not eligible)
  • Provide a recent college or university transcript, three letters of recommendation, and a typed essay

 

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Amount:
$500

Deadline:
June 1

National Hemophilia Foundation - Kevin Child Scholarship

  • Must be an individual diagnosed with hemophilia A or B
  • Must be a high school senior, with aspirations of attending an institute of higher education (college, university, or vocational-technical school) or a college student already pursuing post-secondary education.

 

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Amount:
$1,000

Deadline:
June 1

Prism Foundation Scholarship

  • Must be attending a post-secondary institution in the United States in the upcoming academic year (starting in the Fall of this current year)
  • Applicants should have a strong history of work and impact within the API and/or LGBTQ+ communities
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher, school administrator, counselor, employer, or community leader highlighting your community activism and leadership skills

 

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Amount:
$1,000 to $5,000

Deadline:
June 7

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

  • Recent history of movement for agricultural employment
  • Successful completion of at least one year at an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Financial need

 

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Amount:
$20,000

Deadline:
July 1

NBCUniversal LNESC Scholarship

  • Must be a college sophomore or junior enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent
  • Must be a U. S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

 

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Amount:
$5,000

ten (10) $5,000 national scholarships

Deadline:
July 22

Make It Safe Project Writing Scholarship

  • Any queer or trans teen ages 13-18 residing in the United States
  • Write a poem/story/nonfiction piece that contains character(s) who identify as queer or trans

 

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Amount:
$100 to $500

Deadline:
August 1

Rainbow Scholarship

  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA student
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. university or college
  • Program of study must be eligible for credit

 

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Amount:
$10,000

Deadline:
September 16

Business and Professional Women of the Triangle

  • Reside within the North Carolina counties of Wake, Durham, Orange, or Johnston (but can attend school outside the area)
  • Be a female in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or higher)

 

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Amount:
$1,500

2 awards up to $1,500

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Diamante Youth Accomplishment Awards

  • Must be Hispanic and/or Latino origins (at least one parent)
  • Be a high school senior or freshman in college during the current academic year
  • High school transcript with a minimum C+ or 2.5 GPA

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Determined based on eligibility of funds

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship

  • Applicant must demonstrate outstanding community service and leadership
  • Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues

 

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Amount:
$1,500 to $3,000

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Golden LEAF Scholarship Program - NC Community Colleges

  • Be enrolled in a North Carolina community college in the upcoming Fall.
  • Be a permanent resident of an eligible rural county that is economically distressed and/or tobacco dependent. 
  • Demonstrate financial need.

 

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Amount:
$750

$750 each semester

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Jagannathan Scholarships

  • Be a graduating senior planning to enroll as college freshmen in a full-time degree program at one of the institutions of The University of North Carolina
  • Be a resident of North Carolina for tuition purposes
  • Have demonstrated academic achievement (as indicated by class rank, cumulative GPA, and SAT scores), leadership, and financial need

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Amount varies

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

NC Reach

  • Have either been adopted from NC Division of Social Services (DSS) foster care after the age of 12, or aged out of NC DSS foster care at age 18 (must have been in care on their 18th birthday)
  • Be a resident of North Carolina, eligible for in-state tuition rates
  • Enroll at either a state community college or one of the 16 institutions of the University of North Carolina system, at least half time, pursuing an undergraduate degree, diploma, or certificate

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Varies

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

NC Sheriffs Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarships

  • Be an undergraduate majoring in criminal justice at a UNC institution that has a criminal justice degree program
  • Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
  • Be enrolled full-time

 

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Amount:
$2,000

Twelve (12) $2,000

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

North Carolina AmeriCorps

  • Be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or lawful permanent resident aliens of the United States.
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED, or obtain one while serving
  • People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Variable

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

North Carolina Education and Training Voucher Program

  • Must be a current or former foster student who was: in U.S. foster care on or after 17th birthday OR adopted from U.S. foster care with the adoption finalized AFTER 16th birthday OR entered into a kinship guardianship placement from foster care on or after 16th birthday.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or qualified non-citizen.
  • Must have been accepted into or be enrolled in a degree, certificate, or other accredited program at a college, university, technical, vocational school.

 

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Amount:
$5,000

Up to $5,000 per year. May reapply for ETV funds up to the age of 23.

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Penn Family Scholarship

  • Be a resident of Rockingham County
  • Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
  • Be enrolled full-time or part-time as an undergraduate student in one of the 16 UNC campuses in a degree-granting program

 

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Amount:
$1,000 to $3,000

Can reapply each year

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

State Employees' Credit Union Foundation "People Helping People" Scholarship - Community College Program

  • Be an applicant or full-time student who is a high school graduate or has completed the General Education Development (GED) program, enrolled in an associate degree, diploma or certificate program.
  • Be a U.S. citizen and a resident of North Carolina eligible for in-state tuition.
  • Demonstrate scholastic achievement and maintain a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale or attain a score of 3,000 on the GED test.

 

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Amount:
$5,000

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

State Employees' Credit Union Foundation "People Helping People" Scholarship - High School Scholarship Program

  • Be a senior at a North Carolina public high school accepted into one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina.
  • Demonstrate scholastic achievement with a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and be deserving of financial aid.
  • Must either be a SECU member or eligible for membership through a parent/guardian who is an SECU member.

 

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Amount:
$10,000

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program

  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student in a postsecondary educational institution that has chosen to participate in the TEACH Grant Program.
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.25
  • Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve and Promise to Pay

 

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Amount:
$4,000

Up to $4,000 per year

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

This program has been suspended for the 2020-2021 academic year while we endeavor to raise funds for scholarships.

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative Program (CSPI)

  • Score 1100 combined Critical Reading and Mathematics on the SAT, 23 on the ACT, or ASVAB GT of 109 or higher or ASTB: 4 AQR/ 4 PFAR
  • Be a sophomore or junior (with at least 60 college credits completed toward your degree)
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Two academic years of college tuition, required textbook costs, required fees, monthly salary of approximately $2,200, medical and life insurance, 30 days paid vacation per year and leadership training.

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Department of Defense Voluntary Education Program

  • Be a member in good standing of the regular Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine, Coast Guard or the Selected Reserve Component of any one of these services
  • Have the signed permission of the base Education Services Officer or Reserve Training Officer
  • Have served an established number of continuous days of active duty

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

100% of tuition

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline
Amount:
Amount Varies

Varies

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

North Carolina National Guard Tuition Assistance Program (NCTAP)

  • Must be in good standing with your unit. CANNOT be flagged for any reason
  • Be attending an approved school.
  • Be an active drilling member of the North Carolina Army or Air National Guard PRIOR to the start date of the term/course(s)

 

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Amount:
Amount Varies

Varies

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

North Carolina Transforming Principal Preparation Program (TPPP)

  • Is certified by the Commission as eligible to receive a Loan
  • Is enrolled as a full-time student in a School Leader Preparation Program at a Grant Recipient Institution
  • Agrees to work in a Qualified Position in North Carolina

 

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Amount:
$20,000

Annual loan amounts shall not exceed $20,000 per year for up to two years.

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

NC Education Lottery Scholarship

  • Be a North Carolina resident student for tuition purposes
  • Enroll for at least six credit hours per semester in a curriculum program
  • Be admitted, enrolled and classified as an undergraduate student in matriculated status in a degree, certificate or diploma program at an eligible North Carolina institution (UNC campuses and North Carolina Community College campuses)

 

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Amount:
$152 to $2,852

Until funds are exhausted

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

NC Community College Grant

  • Be a North Carolina resident student for tuition purposes
  • Enroll for at least six credit hours per semester in a curriculum program
  • Meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the institution

 

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Amount:
$100 to $2,300

Until funds are exhausted

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

UNC Need Based Grant

  • Enroll for at least six credit hours at one of the 16 institutions of The University of North Carolina

 

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Amount:
$500 to $4,200

Until funds are exhausted

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

NC Need Based Scholarship

  • Be a North Carolina resident as well as a North Carolina resident student for tuition purposes, as defined by North Carolina Residency Manual
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student in at least 9 credit hours at a qualifying private North Carolina campus
  • Meet requirements for the Federal Pell Grant (except the EFC range restrictions)

 

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Amount:
$2,200 to $7,240

Until funds are exhausted

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

Latin Americans Working for Achievement Scholarship Program

  • All legal statuses welcome
  • For high school seniors and undergraduate students


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Amount:
Amount Varies

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline

First in Family Freedom from Religion

  • High school and college students who participate in activism for freethought or the separation of church and state
  • Essay competition


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Amount:
$1,000

Deadline:
Rolling Deadline