Scholarship Information

2016-17 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
List of 2016-2017 Scholarships available for Murphy High School students will be posted as they become available. Amounts of scholarships and deadlines vary for each scholarship. Contact your School Counselor for more information.





Several scholarship opportunities are available. Each scholarship listed will provide criteria, amounts, and deadlines.

  www.fastweb.com

  www.csascholars.org

  www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory

  www.studentscholarships.org



Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by Nurse.org

To be eligible for the $1000 award, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay by January 29th. Scholarship is offered once a year and award is paid directly to the student.
Visit the Nurse.org scholarship page for full scholarship details and online application.

Submission Deadline is January 29, 2017

Career Resource
Nurse.org is a great resource for students considering a career in nursing. The nursing resources page features career guides, directories of nursing organizations and state boards, as well as a fun quiz to help identify an ideal nursing specialty along with information on how to follow that career path.


The 2017 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

·         A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematic

·         A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare 

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017

Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form. 

We welcome you to include information about our scholarship competition on your school's website. Please feel free to spread the word via social media as well. 

Your students may also find our website a helpful starting point for their college search. We provide the Web's most comprehensive and analytical resource for selecting a nursing school. I've included below a link to our research on your state. Feel free to post this among your online college counseling resources if it's helpful: 


http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/categories/north-carolina


National Beta Scholarship

Criteria:

12th grade students who are active National Beta Club members and duly registered with the national headquarters as of June 30, prior to their senior year, are eligible to apply and participate in the scholarship competition.

Selection of National Beta Club Scholarship winners is based on a number of factors with special emphasis on: 

  • Academic excellence
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Commendable character
  • School and community service
  • National Beta Involvement

A step-by-step guide to applying for National Beta Scholarships can be found at betaclub.org/scholarship. Click on the Scholarship tab and click on "Apply Now" for details.

Application deadline is January 26, 2017


The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

(CFWNC)

The following scholarship opportunities available for Cherokee County Seniors:

 

SCHOLARSHIP

AMOUNT

CRITERIA

DEADLINES

Asheville Wilbert Vault Service Scholarship

One-Time $2,000

Residents of Western North Carolina who have chosen funeral service as a career path.

March 15, 2017

Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship Program – Harry W. Clarke Award

$1,000 renewable for 1 more year

Graduating seniors from any public school or certified home school in the 29-county Western North Carolina region to attend a North Carolina two-year community college.

January 17, 2017

Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship - Harry W. Clarke Award

$2,000 renewable for 3 more years

Graduating seniors from any public high school or certified home school in the 29-county Western North Carolina region to attend a North Carolina four-year college or university.

January 17, 2017

Captain John G. Gardner, USMC, Viet Nam Veterans Memorial Scholarship

One-Time $1,000

Residents of the 18 westernmost counties who are graduating seniors of a WNC public or private high school or certified home school, and who are relatives of active duty, decorated Viet Nam Veterans.

January 31, 2017

Joanna Cornerstone Ministries Scholarship

One-Time $1,000

Residents of Cherokee, Clay or Graham county. High school seniors who are home schooled or attend the UNCSA, NCSSM, or Tri-County Early College are also eligible.

January 31, 2017

Leroy Ripper Scholarship

One-Time $1,000

Graduating high school seniors whose primary residence is in Cherokee County or in Clay County.

January 31, 2017

WNC Regional Scholarships

$1,000; recipients create a pool from which finalists are selected to interview for several renewable scholarships, worth up to $5,000 per year for four years

Graduating seniors from each public high school or certified home school in the 18 western counties.

January 31, 2017

Scholarship Info

All of our scholarship information and materials for the 2017 award year are available on our website: http://www.cfwnc.org/Scholarships/ProgramsandEligibility.aspx.

 Application Procedure

The Apply page listed at the bottom of every individual scholarship webpage can be found here: http://www.cfwnc.org/Scholarships/ScholarshipsOnline.aspx. These instructions are specific to the Foundant online system.

Due Dates

For due dates please visit our Scholarship Deadlines page: http://www.cfwnc.org/Scholarships/ScholarshipDeadlines.aspx. We have made some adjustments to these dates and hope that this will give students more time to complete applications. These are the dates by which students need to have their completed applications submitted online. Only completed applications with required attachments (including recommendation letters) submitted by the stated deadline will be considered for review.


NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship

Criteria

Graduating seniors of a North Carolina high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning. Applicants must have a weighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Verbal, and Writing) in the range of 1344-1560 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24. THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WITH GRADES AND SCORES FALLING WITHIN THESE RANGES ONLY. STUDENTS WITH LOWER OR HIGHER SCORES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community, and church, as well as their integrity and leadership potential.

Local Contact

Ms. Nancy Robinson
North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship Committee
singingrobinsonadk@gmail.com

Application Type

NCCF Standard Application
(NO Financial Need Information Requested)
NCCF Application Form

Application Due

Tuesday, March 1, 2017

Mail Application To

NCCF, Attn: ADK Achievement Scholarship
4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524
Raleigh, NC 27609


NC Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships 

This application will be used for 3 different scholarships

On the application, please check the box for the scholarship you are applying for.

The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship: Is open to any young woman who is currently graduating from an     accredited high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in North Carolina next fall, and who meets eligibility requirements. This is a one-year (non-renewable) scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00.

                Eligibility Requirements:

A) Application submitted to college of choice

B) Academic rank in top 10% of class

C) Minimum new SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25

D) Good character; E) Participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community)

F) Financial aid not the primary consideration.

The Marv Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship: Is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fail, and who meets eligibility requirements. This is a one-year (non­renewable) scholarship in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2000).

Eligibility Requirements:

A) Application submitted to college of choice

B) Academic rank in top 10% of class

C) Minimum new SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27

D) Good character

E) Participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community)

F) Financial aid not the primary consideration.

  The Clare lohnson Marlev - Mary Earle Berger Fine Art Scholarship: Is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fail, and who is declaring as his/her major for an area of the fine arts. This is a one-year (non-renewable) scholarship in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2000).

Eligibility Requirements:

A) Application submitted to college of choice

B) Academic rank in top 20% of class

   C) Minimum new SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25

D) Good character

E) Participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community)

F) Financial aid not the primary consideration.



Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies.

Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

This highly competitive scholarship includes:

  • Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school
  • Ability to pursue any area of study
  • Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid
  • Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience

Selection Criteria

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership.

Selection Process

A rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, standardized test scores, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. Each year 30-40 students will be selected into the program. 

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

At a minimum, applicants must:

  • Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2017
  • Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2017
  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
  • SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 (based on the old SAT scores) or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant

Website for application and information: scholarships@jkcf.org

 The deadline for all application materials is November 30, 2016 at noon ET.


Scholarship Programs for Children of NC Law Enforcement Officers

This scholarship is for high school seniors who are children of NC Law Enforcement Officers that were killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. The completed application must be returned to the Bar Association by the deadline listed below.

The application deadline is Monday, April 3, 2017.

For complete details, including an application, please visit https://www.ncbar.org/members/divisions/young-lawyers   


CFNC Merit-Based & Need-Based Grants & Scholarships


There are numerous Merit-Based and Need-Based Scholarships available on the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) website.

Go to:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp


Please review these opportunities with your child.



Percy B. Ferebee Endowment Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  •  Applicants must be high school seniors from the North Carolina Counties of Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon and Swain as   well as the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
  • Applicants must demonstrate worthy and talented characteristics.
  • Applicants must attend a four-year accredited, public or private, college or university located in North Carolina.
  •  Semi-finalists will be interviewed by the Awards Advisory Committee.

TO APPLY ONLINE VISIT www.csascholars.org

Deadline: Applicants must submit the requested information via the website AND by mail. All additional required items must be received NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. on December 1, 2016.


J. Smith Howell Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be residents of Cherokee, Graham or Clay Counties, NC.
  • Applicants may be high school seniors, current college students, graduate students, or college graduates planning to enroll in graduate school in the Fall of 2017.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
  • Applicants must be planning to attend any 2 or 4 year College or University, Technical School or Vocational School within the state of North Carolina.
  • Semi-finalists will be interviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

 TO APPLY ONLINE VISIT www.csascholars.org

There is additional material to be submitted and this is explained in detail in Guidelines and Instructions which accompany the application online.

Deadline: Applicants must submit the requested information via the website and by mail. ALL additional items must be received no later than 5:00 pm EST January 2, 2017.

All materials MUST be submitted in ONE envelope with the exception of the online application.

Mail to:
J. Smith Howell Scholarship
4320-G Wade Hampton Blvd.
Taylor, SC 29687


Ione M. Allen Music Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be residents of the following counties in Western North Carolina: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Swain, or Transylvania.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
  • Applicants must demonstrate traits of high school personal character and leadership.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a musical aptitude.
  • Applicants must major in Music and be planning to attend a musical conservatory or other educational institution, wherever situated, which shall have a music department or recognized standing.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a musical aptitude
  • Semi-finalists will be interviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee, and will present a 5-minute musical performance.

 To apply online visit www.csascholars.org

 There is additional material to be submitted and this is explained in detail in Guidelines and Instructions which accompany the application online.

DEADLINE: Applicants must submit the requested information via the website and by mail. All additional must be received NO later than 5:00 pm EST on January 2, 2017

All materials MUST be submitted in ONE envelope with the exception of the online application.

Mail to:
Ione M. Allen Music Scholarship

4320-G Wade Hampton Blvd.

Taylor, SC 29687

Professional Educators of  NC (PENC) Scholarship


Scholarships for Children of PENC Members

PENC is offering college tuition scholarships to children of PENC members in good standing. Two scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to applicants who graduate from a high school or GED program, and are enrolled as a full-time college student by the fall semester of the calendar year in which they earn the scholarship.

Recipients will be notified at the end of February 2017. Checks made out to the college or university will be presented to the recipients at a ceremony at the PENC Annual Board meeting. Members and recipients must be present at this meeting to receive the award.

To apply, please fill out the application and submit it and any supporting documentation, to:
Scholarships for Children of PENC Members
PO Box 17129
Raleigh, NC 27619

The deadline to submit applications is January 31, 2017.


Please visit the website at www.pencweb.org/scholarships-and-grants for more information and to apply.



Young Entrepreneur Award Scholarship
 
Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation. Visit www.NFIB.com/YEA for more information.
 
Apply online between October 1 and December 18, 2016.

Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching Scholars

 

Lenoir-Rhyne University is pleased to announce the third year of the LR Teaching Scholars Scholarship Program. They are currently recruiting exemplary high school seniors to receive this prestigious scholarship and develop the skills to become effective teacher leaders for our public schools. Fall 2016 applications are being accepted now. Priority consideration will be given to students applying by January 10, 2017. However, students are strongly encouraged to apply immediately as spaces for this scholarship program are limited. High school seniors should apply at edu.lr.edu/teachingscholars.

 Prospective Scholars are also encouraged to attend the Discover LR enrollment management event on Saturday, November 12th. Students will receive valuable information regarding admissions, financial aid, academics, and campus services. A special recognition and information session will be held for all prospective Teaching Scholars to learn about the program and meet current Scholars completing the program. Students may register for this event at: http://lenoir.finalsite.com/admission/undergraduate/visit.


Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program

 General Eligibility Requirements:

To apply for an RMHC scholarship, a student must:

  • Be a high school senior
  • Be younger than 21 years old
  • Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study
  • Be a legal U.S. resident
  • Live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area
  • Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline of the application
  • Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program
  • Provide verification of enrollment each year at respective accredited post-secondary institution

Graduating high school seniors, visit http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships for more information or apply today at https://aim.applyISTS.net/RMHC


Application deadline is January 18, 2017



National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship

Eligibility:

  1. Students should be graduating seniors with a 3.0 on 4.0 scale or equivalent grade point average. (If transcript indicates a scale other than 4.0, student should have a minimum of 3.75 on a 5.0 scale, 4.5/6.0 scale)
  2. Students must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education (i.e. Junior College, Community College, Technical College, College or University).
  3. Students must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting sports. A copy of current hunting license is required.
  4. Students must hold a current NWTF membership.
  5. Students must be involved in school activities (i.e. FFA, Ecology Club, Science Club, Beta Club, Student Council, etc.).
  6. Students must demonstrate ability as a leader among his or her peers.
  7. Students must demonstrate community leadership and/or involvement (i.e. Scouting, 4-H, civic group or club, volunteer work).
  8. Students must submit an essay exhibiting dedication to conservation (see application).
  9. Three letters of recommendation must be attached to the application (i.e. teacher, counselor, community leader).
  10. High schools/students must submit complete applications to the local chapter by January 1, 2017. The local chapter president’s name and address should appear on the application in the box provided.
  11. Employees and board members of the NWTF and their family members are not eligible to participate in the program.

Go to: http://www.nwtf.org/ and type scholarship in the search box.


Deadline to apply is January 1, 2017.


NC State Centennial Scholarship

If your child is interested in attending NC State University and pursuing a degree in Engineering, Business Management, Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Forensics, medical fields, International Studies, Design, Apparel, Sourcing, Fashion, Merchandising or Retail Management....as these are career areas graduates from our internationally known Textile programs here at NC State enter upon graduation.

 
Please view the website at https://textiles.ncsu.edu/.
The deadline for school nominations for the Centennial Scholarship is November 1, 2016.
 
If your child is interested, please have your child see Mrs. Cabe right away to be considered for school nomination. However, your child may also self nominate (see the attached letter for information on how to self-endorse).


Horatio Alger Association Scholarship


To learn more and apply: www.scholars.horatioalger.org


Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the U.S.,with plans to enter college no later than the fall semester following graduation.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U.S. (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities.
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Be a United States citizen.


Application is due by October 25, 2016.


Varsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Contest

Varsity Tutors offers a monthly college scholarship essay contest for students. Each month a student is selected and the winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Please view the link below for details:

http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship


Future Leaders in Retail Scholarship

DealCrunch.com is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship offer available to Murphy High School students who intend to pursue a career in the retail industry. Applicants must be planning to major in Marketing, Advertising, Business Management, Retail Management, Fashion, Merchandising or a related field.

Entries should be postmarked by November 15, 2016

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

Thirty $500 scholarships will be awarded for education expenses at a college or university.

Open to high school seniors

Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need

Enter once during each drawing period, up to 15 times during the sweepstakes period.

Two winners randomly chosen during each drawing period beginning                               October 28, 2016 – May 12, 2017.

Sweepstakes entry opens September 12, 2016.

Enter at suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes


MOREHEAD-CAIN SCHOLARSHIP

The Morehead-Cain Scholarship is a four-year merit scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Students interested in applying to UNC-Chapel Hill may SELF-ENDORSE for this scholarship.

If your child is interested in attending UNC Chapel Hill and would like to self-endorse for this scholarship, please go to www.moreheadcain.org for more information and to apply. Your child will also need to apply to UNC-Chapel Hill by going to the commonapp.org.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Morehead-Cain, you must be:

  • a competitive applicant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • on track to graduate in the spring

Early Decision Policy: While candidates for the scholarship are more than welcome to apply to other colleges and universities under Early Action or Regular Decision application plans, please note that candidates are NOT permitted to apply binding Early Decision to other colleges or universities while under consideration for the Morehead-Cain.

Scholarship

It isn’t the high-achieving student we seek so much as the scholar—the one for whom knowledge is about more than grades and test scores, and for whom learning is an appetite rather than a means to an end.

 

Leadership

It’s more than titles held or roles played. Here, leadership demonstrates courage and action. Morehead-Cain initiate. They act and they impact. They influence and they inspire.

 

Moral Force of Character

Integrity, empathy, bravery, humility, maturity, generosity: these form the bedrock of the Morehead-Cain culture.

 

Physical Vigor

It’s as simple as a demonstrated commitment to an active lifestyle and a dedication to fitness and physical activity.

 DEADLINE to apply: October 15, 2016


PARK SCHOLARSHIP

The PARK Scholarship is based on a student’s accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character to North Carolina State University.

Students interested in applying to NC State University may SELF-ENDORSE for this scholarship.

If your child is interested in attending NC State University and would like to self-endorse for this scholarship, please go to www.park.ncsu.edu to apply. Your child will also need to apply to NC State by going to the commonapp.org.

Scholarship

  • Desire to master subjects and seek learning experiences outside the classroom;
  • Take the most challenging courses available at their high schools;
  • Have excellent academic standing and strong standardized test scores; and
  • Are curious.

Leadership

  • Assume formal leadership roles such as team captain, student body president, and other elected officer positions in the school or community, OR show exceptional success or aptitude in endeavors such as Science Olympiad or fields such as music, art, creative writing, or mathematics;
  • Listen well and influence and support others by setting good examples; and
  • Take risks and champion new, original ideas.

 Service

  • Show concern for others by identifying needs and working to meet them; and
  • Find a way to improve life for those around them.

 Character

  • Set positive examples for others and have the personal fortitude and integrity to do what is right, even when they are in the minority; and
  • Demonstrate the highest levels of integrity, honesty, and conscientiousness.

 DEADLINE to apply: October 15, 2016


Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

 Please note the application process involves two separate steps and two different dates, and all applicants must take both steps and meet both deadlines:

1.      Complete an application to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by October 15, 2016.

2.    Complete an application to the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship by November 15, 2016.

Students must apply to both the University and the Scholarship to be considered.

 More complete information on The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, including the application form, is available on the University's website at http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creative/scholarship/tws outlining the features, procedures, documents, and specific requirements for application.  If you have any questions, please email TWS@unc.edu. 


Prudential Spirit of Community Award

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award provides students with an opportunity to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism and recognize students who have distinguished themselves through community service.

If your child is interested in pursuing this opportunity, the online application is available at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit  

Applications and student/parent agreement must be submitted by November 8, 2016.


Coca-Cola Scholarship

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/

Applicants must be:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States
  • U.S. Citizens
  • 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, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.

Applications due by October 31, 2016


MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility:

The applicant must be enrolled for the academic year following the award in a degree program in an accredited U.S. Institution of higher learning during the academic year following application date.

The applicant must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.

The scholarship application process is open Sept. 15 through Jan. 15, 2017

No application forms are available at any other time. Between September and January, interested individuals can visit the scholarship application area of this site to determine eligibility and, if eligible, enter the program.

Applicants have until Jan. 15 to write an essay of not more than 550 words explaining their career, academic and/or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those goals. For more information, read the scholarship FAQ.

To apply for this scholarship go to http://www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships  

The application deadline is January 15, 2017


The University of Georgia ~ Foundation Fellowship & Ramsey Honors Scholarships

The University of Georgia is now accepting applications for our most prestigious undergraduate academic scholarships, the Foundation Fellowship and Ramsey Honors Scholarships.  These premier scholarships place an emphasis on developing a community of scholar citizens to be leaders within the global community. 
 
The Foundation Fellowship and Ramsey Honors Scholarship programs at UGA seek students who meet a very high academic threshold, demonstrate an intense intellectual curiosity about the world around them, are leaders in their schools and communities, possess special artistic, or other talents and are committed to sharing their knowledge and gifts to others. 
 
As UGA’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarship, the Foundation Fellowship provides an annual stipend of over $11,000 per year for Georgia residents and nearly $19,000 for nonresidents of Georgia.  The Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship provides nearly $6,000 per year for Georgia Residents and nearly $10,000 per year for nonresidents of Georgia.  Both scholarships provide a wealth of travel, mentorship, and research opportunities through involvement with the UGA Honors Program.
 
Recent recipients of the Foundation Fellowship and Ramsey Honors Scholarships earned some of the most renowned graduate fellowships and international scholarships.  We hope that you will encourage your top students to consider these tremendous opportunities. 
 
Prior to starting the online scholarship application, students must first apply for admission.  Once the admissions application has been submitted and processed, students will be able to begin the separate scholarship application.  Please direct any questions about this application to fframsey@uga.edu.

The deadline to complete the application process is November 1, 2016.



The American Indian Scholarship

Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled members of a Native American tribe recognized at the federal or state level. In addition, applicants must be in financial need and have a grade point average of at least 3.25 based on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent. See your Mrs. Cabe for an application.

Scholarship is a one-time award of $4,000.

Deadline to apply is no later than February 15, 2017.


Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship

Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled members of a Native American tribe recognized at the federal or state level. In addition, applicants must be in financial need and have a grade point average of at least 3.25 based on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.

Scholarship amount varies each year depending on the total return of endowment, but is generally $1,500 or more. The money is sent directly to the respective college/university.
See your Mrs. Cabe for an application.

Deadline to apply is no later than February 15, 2017.


NHS Scholarship

Applications for the 2016-17 NHS Scholarship Program have now opened. All NHS senior members in good standing are eligible to apply.

We emailed your chapter adviser the following information and we wanted to share this with you as well.

A total of $1 million will be awarded—the highest amount ever in a single year— disbursed among 400 NHS seniors. Ensure your students are among those considered to make their higher education dreams more affordable.

Details about the 2016–17 NHS Scholarship application process are now available online. We have asked your adviser to log in to retrieve this material and provide you with a copy. General information is available for students and parents on the website as well.

The submission deadline for applicants is February 1, 2017. (Advisers and principals must submit recommendations and certify applications by February 10, 2017.)

Thank you for joining with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, parent organization of NHS, in supporting the ambitions of our nation’s highest achieving students.


Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award

ELIGIBILITY:
ALL NC students with disabilities are eligible for nomination. This includes students enrolled in the Occupation Course of Study, students who will be receiving a Certificate for Graduation and students enrolled in the Future Ready Course of Study.

A nomination Narrative (one page) must be completed by someone (teacher, family friend, employer, etc) who knows the student that includes a brief history, education or career goals. Please see the attachment for additional information and the application that has to be completed by the deadline.

Download your application at: www.ecac-parentcenter.org

The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

3 Scholarships from Shawn Harrell, PR Manager Fashion School, Animation Career Review, Online MBA Report......    a subsidiary of BGP Site Solutions

1.  The first scholarship is "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.

2.  The 2nd Scholarship is the "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.


3.  The 3rd scholarship was started late last year and is being offered again this year.  "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.

The deadline for scholarships is June 1, 2017.

LendEDU Scholarship

The LendEDU Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship award. Our scholarship can be used to cover any and all costs related to the winner's education. The LendEDU Scholarship can be used to cover tuition, textbooks, room and board, and even living expenses. The LendEDU Scholarship will be awarded to 2 students this spring.


 https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/

Here is the prompt:

With college becoming more expensive, securing a good job after graduation is crucial. How will you consider your future earning potential in choosing a major, while still pursuing something that interests you? What do you think? We would love it if you could share our scholarship opportunity with your students.

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