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Current Scholarship List

School-Specific Scholarships

Local/Community-Based Scholarships


T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Project Scholarships In 1990, Child Care Services Association created the Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood® Project to address the issues of under-education, poor compensation and high turnover within the early childhood workforce. The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Project gives scholarships to child care workers to complete course work in early childhood education and to increase their compensation.  For more information, contact Child Care Services Association at 919-967-3272 or .

North Carolina Need-Based Scholarship The North Carolina Need-Based Scholarship program for NC residents who demonstrate financial need and attend private non-profit institutions of higher education, nursing or hospital schools in North Carolina was established during the 2011 legislative session. To apply for the scholarship, students must submit a FAFSA with a qualifying campus listed in the college section.

Education Lottery Scholarship Beginning with the fall 2012 year, the North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarships (ELS) will be available to NC residents attending NC community colleges and UNC institutions only; in prior years, students attending independent colleges had been eligible. To apply for the scholarship, students must  submit a FAFSA with a qualifying campus listed in the college section.

Other National Scholarships



Additional Scholarship Resources


Spokeo Scholarship Resource List:

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North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals

F4K/Career Cruising Assists with creating 4 year plans, plus thousands of college scholarships, college comparisons, career exploration via interest inventories, a career coach message board, future job trends and more.  Accessed via All Carrboro High School students have an account already set up.  Your username will be "NC-your student ID number." Your password is your date of birth in mmddyyyy format. If you need help with Career Cruising, see Mrs. Gallaher in the CIC.

Free information on resources to help you and your parents pay for college:  and  

Discover Colleges Free private college information service with a $2500 online scholarship drawing.

FastWeb Free service to research scholarships and colleges online.

College Foundation of North Carolina Detailed information on scholarships and opportunities.

College Board Scholarship Search

United Negro College Fund

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

AnyCollege.Com College search engine listing more than 5500 accelerated colleges and universities. Search for a college by program, school type, location or athletic interest. Sign up to win a $1000 scholarship, drawn four times a year.  To answer questions please contact Sarah Eckert at 866-900-9933 or email

Americorps  Take a year off before college to volunteer across America. Americorps has scholarship programs available that will give you funds, based on your length of service, to go toward college.

Scholarshipjunkies An insider's guide to the world of scholarships.

Ronald McDonald House Charities  You can request an application by mail or by calling 1-866-851-3994.

NC Community College Scholarships  Information on numerous scholarships available for students planning to attend a community college in North Carolina.  Select the "student" tab at the top of the page and "scholarships" on the following menu.

Latino College Dollars Lists various college scholarship opportunities for Latino students.  

Barbizon College scholarships to students who register for lectures sponsored by them. View the link pertaining to scholarships.  

Wells Fargo CollegeSteps Online college planning service for seniors. If you register, you are automatically entered into a drawing for 100 $1,000 scholarships.

Poetry Out Loud Competition grounded in poetry slams and challenges. State winners receive $200 or $500 for the purchase of poetry books and an all-expense-paid trip to the national finals. Earn and accumulate money for college by shopping for things you may use every day. Find scholarships, determine financial need and a whole lot more. Calculate what your financial need will be for college as well as additional financial resources.

School Soup “World’s largest scholarship database” Website dedicated to helping students find merit-based scholarships from colleges before they apply.

The College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) Student Financial Aid for North Carolinians This reference book includes valuable information on government programs, programs for specific majors or careers, privately funded programs, programs for military and their dependents, resources for students with special needs, tax incentives for college attendance and much , much more. Available for check out in the CIC or see

Jewish Education Loan Funds The Jewish Educational Loan Fund grants interest-free loans to Jewish students from Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia for post-secondary study at accredited institutions. JELF’s loans are “last dollar” -- they supply the final funds that a student needs to attend school. These loans can be used for study at a college or university, graduate school or professional/vocational school that leads to a degree or certificate.


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