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Name of ScholarshipDisciplineAwardRequirementsApplication DeadlineContact Information
Name of ScholarshipDisciplineAwardRequirementsApplication DeadlineContact Information
AABE Scholarship - North Carolina Chapter General $1,000.00-$3,000.00 3.0 GPA, be a graduating high school senior who plans to enrollin the fall semester in an accredited college or university and major in engineering, environment studies, mathematics or physical sciences (astronomy, chemistry, geology, mineralogy, meteorology, physics),demonstrate financial need, and be one of the underrepresented minorities in science and technology. March 
ABWA-American Business Women's Association-Gold Leaf Chapter, Raleigh, NC. General  $1,000 Males and females are encouraged to apply. Good academic standing-GPA of 2.5 or higher, applicant must plan to attend an institution of higher learning in North Carolilna. Other requirements: a cover letter describing yourself and why you should be chosen as the scholarship recipient, an official transcript and 2 letters of of recommendation. January 
Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship Journalism Unspecified Must be pursuing a career in Journalism, be actively involved in high school journalism and provide samples of your work, demonstrate qualities of a "free spirit" in your academic or personal life. October 
Alpha Delta Kappa Beta Omicron Chapter Hammond Scholarship Education $1000 Must be a graduating senior from Wake County, a one to two page typed, double-spaced biographical essay that includes information about you and your family. Include school, church, and civic activities and your future plans involving education. Three letters of recommendation. March 
Alpha Delta Kappa Grant Educational Project $2000 Grant for Project Must be a member of Alpha Delta Kappa. Must have determination to complete educational project. March 
Alpha Delta Kappa Past State Presidents Scholarship education $2,000 Alpha Delta Kappa Past State Presidents Scholarship February 
American Chemical Society Chemistry $2,000 Academically accomplished minority students seeking career in chemistry.  February 
American Fire Sprinkler Association General $1,000.00-$13,000.00 Must write an essay on a successful fire sprinkler activation in your town, area, or state including details such as cause of fire, number of sprinklers activated, actions of the firefighters, how local media reported the fire, etc. November 
APIASF Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund General Unspecified Students must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the 2000 census, a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, legal permanent resident, or a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau., a first time incoming college student, enrolled full time in a two or four year program, have a GPA of 2.7 or the G.E.D. equivalent. January 
Appalachian State University Computer & Mathematical Sciences Scholarship General $3,125 Financial need, 3.0 GPA, SAT 1050 or 600 on Math section. January 
Appalachian State University Scholarships General Varies Varies November 
Art Institutes National Art Honor Society Scholarships Must attend The Art Institutes $5000-$2000 Scholarship awards are contingent upon acceptance to the chosen Art Institutes school and are awarded in the form of a tuition credit applied evenly over the course of the student's academic program. All tuition scholarships are awarded toward a bachelor’s or associate’s degree, diploma program, or certificate program. Tuition scholarships are non-transferable. Upon accepting the scholarship, the recipient must begin his or her studies in the summer or fall quarter following high school graduation. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher during his or her studies at the chosen Art Institutes school; a GPA of less than 2.5 will result in a loss of scholarship.  March 
Arts Recognition Talent Search (ARTS) Visual and Performing Arts $100.00-$10,000.00 Applications are accepted in Cinematic Arts, Dance (including Ballet, Hip Hop, Choreography, and more), Design Arts (including Fashion, Architecture, Graphic Design, and more), Jazz, Music, Photography, Theater, Visual Arts and Writing (including our new Spoken Word category). March 
Ashley Marie Easterbrook Scholarship Contest  General One-time $5,000 Scholarship You must currently be a high school senior (home schooled is okay) in the United States. You will be attending an accredited university, college or community college March 
Assistance League of the Triangle Area General - Must attend a NC college/university $1,000 to $2,500 Resident of the Triangle Area, awarded based on a combination of character, financial need, academic accomplishments and community service. March 
ASU General Scholarships 
ASU Scholarships 
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship General $2,000 Must demonstrate ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, ability to succeed in college. Applications are available to download at or in your career center. February 
AXA Achievement Scholarship    2015-12-15 
AXA Achievement Scholarship General $10,000.00  US citizen; current high school senior planning to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US by fall; demonstrate ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals,respect for self, family and community, ability to succeed in college. To access online application go to December 
Ayn Rand Essay Contests 
BBB Education Foundation Scholarship General One $5,000.00 Scholarship, Two $2,500.00 Scholarship Essay December 
Belk Scholars General $43,000.00 plus two summer stipends Requires high school nomination. High school can nominate one student. Candidate's record must demonstrate they have engaged life successfully and purposefully in the classroom, in student and civic organizations, and on the athletic field. Candidates will exhibit proven records of achievement throughout high school. Academic performance is paramont. Nominees must complete the admission application by December 1, 2008. See your school counselor for specific nomination and deadline information 
Belmont University Scholarship General Varies Varies December 
Blitman Scholarship Engineering $2500 per semester of the freshman year Applicant must be a high school senior who: is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering: African-American, Hispanic, or Native American, has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university, and is a U.S. citizen. March 
Boston College Trustee Scholarship General Full Tuition GPA 3.5, Top 5%, SAT 1400; in a highly demanding college prep curriculum December 
Boston University College of Engineering Scholarship Examination Engineering Full Tuition Scholarships are awarded to at least ten of the top scorers nationwide whose high school records also demonstrate high academic achievement and who apply and are accepted for admission to, and enroll in, one of Boston University's degree-granting undergraduate Schools and Colleges. November 
Burger King Scholars Program Award General $1,000 Cumulative GPA between 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, work part-time (at least 15 hrs. per week-40 weeks per year), active in community service and/or co-curricular activities, demonstrates financial need. Plan to enroll in an accredited two/or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school by Fall of the application year. February 
Caldwell Fellows    2016-01-15 
Cargill Community Scholarship General $1,000 Must be a U. S. citizen and live in a community where Cargill has a presence; be a high school senior who will be graduating from a U. S. high school; have a minimum cumulative non-weighted GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale; plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U. S. February 
Catawaba Scholarships General Varies Dependent on specific scholarship Varies 
CFCC Foundation Merit Scholarships General Varies  CFCC Applicant 
Chapel of Four Chaplains Scholarship General $1,000.00-$3,000.00 450 word essay, artwork, or team project.  November 
Charles Edward Cathey Masonic Scholarship General $1000 To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, or the equivalent average under the school’s grading system, and be enrolled in an accredited North Carolina high school. The scholarship committee will consider factors including scholastic achievement, participation in extracurricular and civic activities, involvement in the community and personal recommendations. Applicants must complete and sign the scholarship application and provide a sealed high school transcript, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation. One letter should be from a teacher or school official, and one should be from an unrelated person in the community. Letters are to be submitted with the application, in sealed envelopes with the writer’s signatures across the seal. Applicants must consent to an investigation of their academic records by the scholarship committee, and agree to be interviewed by the committee if required.  March 
Civitas Institute Scholarship General Up to $4200 Not Listed March 
Coca-Cola Scholars    2015-10-31 
Coca-Cola Scholarship General $10,000 - $20,000 Applicant must be a current high school senior attending school (or home-schooled)in the US; 3.0 GPA minimum, must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution. October 
College of Charleston General Varies Varies January 
College of Charleston Scholarships General $1,000.00-$6,000.00 Have completed applications on file by January 15th.  January 
Colorado State University Provost Scholarship General $5,000 - $20,000 Nonresident who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in high school, 3.5 gpa or 1240 SAT /28 ACT February 
Create a Greeting Card Scholarship Art $10,000 Photos, artwork, computer graphics are all acceptable entries.  Januarry 
Davidson College - Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship Athletic $30,000 - Renewable Must be nominated by your school, superb academic ability as well as excellence in athletic performance and leadership. September 
Davidson College Scholarships Varies $2,000.00-$20,000.00 Varies Unknown 
DECA Scholarship Opportunities General Varies DECA member, other requirements vary. See your school Career Center representative to view the scholarship booklet. February 
Discover Scholarship General $2,500.00-$25,000.00 JUNIORS with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA for the 9th and 10th grades who are multi-talented, take the lead, may have overcome obstacles and who are giving back to their communities. February 
Discover Scholarship Programs General $2,500 - $25,000 Juniors with a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA (for 9th and 10th grade) and excels in 3 areas: Leadership, Community Service and Obstacles Overcome. Scholarship may be used at trade, technical schools and 2 or 4 colleges/universities for any chosen career. Application may be downloaded January 
Duke University Scholarships General Full Tuition Students who demonstrate interdisciplinary academic interests and financial need. No separate application required; all applicants for admission are automatically considered for merit scholarships. January 
East Carolina University Accounting Scholarships Accounting Varies Must major in Accounting (BSA/MSA). SAT score 1200+ or ACT 27+. January 
East Carolina University Scholarships General Varies Varies November 
ECPI University Scholarships General  Various Only degree-seeking students enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits per semester will receive a scholarship award unless otherwise noted in the criteria.To qualify for scholarships, students must maintain continuous enrollment on a semester basis. Students may take only one semester off during their enrollment.Students eligible for multiple special tuition rates, pricing programs or scholarships receive the one most beneficial. Not Listed 
ECU Scholarships 
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship general $1,000 - $15,000 per academic year Strong academics, good ACT/SAT scores, evidence of leadership and financial need. January 9th 
Elon College Scholars Leadership Varies High school academic achievement, class rank, SAT/ACT scores and evidence of leadership or special talent. Can compete for Honors. January 
Elon College Science Fellows Science $2,000 Annually plus honors award Academic achievement and achievement in mathematics and science, teacher recommendation and on-campus interview. January 
Elon Scholarships 
Elon University's Leon & Lorraine Watson NC Scholarship General $5,000 - $20,000 Applicants must demonstrate a high financial need (with preference to Pell eligible students) and have a strong record of academic achievement. February 
Elon University (The Honorable Thad Eure NC Achievement Scholarship) General $12,000 per year plus a $4,000 Elon Experiences grant (renewable) Complete application for admission to Elon, "For the smart student with a good heart." Demonstrate significant financial need (with preference to Pell-elibible students, have a strong record of academic achievement and leadership through school, church or community organizations. Requires an interview. Recipients will be notified in early April. Application may be downloaded at February 
Erskine College Presidential Scholarship General Tuition/Board/Fees Competition Essay and Resume December 
Fayetteville State Scholarships 
Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 - $3,000 Completed application listing extracurricular activities, honors, community or church work, work experience; recent photograph; official transcript; letter of recommendation from minister, employer, or an adult friend; letter of recommendation from the student's guidance counselor or teacher; three copies of an original essay of 500 to 700 words on the following subject: "What Do You Think Is Our Country's Most Pressing Issue, and How Can You As an American Citizen Use the Internet to Effect Positive Change Concerning That Issue?" Use reserach from at least three internet sites to support your essay. To Mrs. Libby Winstead by January 25, 2007. See the career center for school mailing deadlines. 
Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship General Unknown Application and Essay February 
Fuller Blunt Memorial Scholarship Music Major $1500 Financial need, Musical accomplishments, desire to be a music major,academic achievement,recommendation from a music professional,essay, audition CD March 
Furman University - Herman Warden Lay Scholarship General $1,000 - $1,500 Strong academic record - typically above 32 on the ACT or above 1400 on the SAT I. Extracurricular involvement - leadership positions in the school or community (on the county, state or national level). Students who apply for Lay Scholarships will also be considered for other academic scholarships at Furman. Early Decision - November 15; Regular Decision - January 15 
Furman University Wylie Scholarships in Mathematics Mathematics $7,500 Students must have a combined SAT score of at least 1350 or an ACT score of at least 31, outstanding mathematical ability and good character. January 
Gardner Webb Scholarships General Varies Dependent on specific scholarship Varies 
Gates Millennium Scholarship    2016-01-13 
Goodnight Scholars Program    2015-12-10 
Green Mountain College Make A Difference Scholarship General - Must go to college Full Ride Applicants must present a portfolio that illustrates how they have made an exceptional difference in their communities, in the life of an individual, or for some other reason. The portfolio must include an essay and at least three letters of recommendation. February 
Greensboro College Presidential Scholarshp General Full tuition, room and board, 4 year merit based. Value is $60,000. 3.5 GPA, SAT. January 
GSK Opportunity Scholarship General Up to $5,000 per year for a maximum of four years.  Reside in Durham, Orange or Wake County for a minimum of one year Be eligible to receive North Carolina resident tuition costs Be a US citizen for a minimum of one year Demonstrate the potential to succeed despite adversity Have an exceptional desire to improve himself/herself through further education or training There are no limitations on age, income level, previous education, course of study or training program the applicant is planning to pursue. The scholarship may be used to begin a program or continue a program in which the applicant is already enrolled. It may be used for state universities in North Carolina or community colleges. GlaxoSmithKline Inc. and Triangle Community Foundation employees and their family members are not eligible. March 
High Point University Presidential Scholarship General $4,500.00-$20,000.00 Selection is made by the University Scholarship Committee which gives balanced consideration to the high school grade-point average, the SAT/ACT scores, high school activities and leadership. December 
Hispanic Heritage Scholarships 
Hispanic Heritage Youth Award Varies $8,000 Varies February 
Horatio Alger Association Varies General  To qualify you must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE at by October 30th. You will need one reference letter from an adult, an official transcript, photo, parent/guardian's federal tax return. Please see your career center technician for more information. October 
Hugh Morson Memorial Scholarship General $1000-$2000 per academic year Applicant must live within the city of Raleigh. Scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of merit, however, financial need will be considered as a part of the selection criteria. April 
Innovation Scholars Program    2016-02-07 
Jagannathan Scholarship    2016-02-01 
JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest History/General $500.00 - $3,000.00 Essay based on given topic.  January 
Johnson & Wales University National Student Organization Scholarship General $500 Must attend Johnson & Wales, must be a member of DECA, FBLA, TSA, FCCLA,BPA,JA, SkillsUSA-VICA, must have an advisor recommendation February 
King Scholarship - N C Association of Educators General Varies Varies February 
Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship General $50-$10,000 Must be nominated. March 
Kohl's Scholarship    2015-11-06 
Levine Scholars    October 8th, for a nomination to be submitted. 
Marco Camastra Scholarship Award Diagnosed with ADD/LD or with a Learning Disability $1,000.00 Demonstrated persistence in academics, involvement in school activities, community or church activities, shown sensitivity to the needs of others. September Write to Learning Disabilities Association of NC, 9650 Strickland Rd., Suite 103-224, Raleigh, NC 27615-1937  
Marine Corps Scholarship 
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation General $500-$10,000 Must be a son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, the son or daughter of a former Marine or Marine Reservist who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge or who was killed while in the service or the son or daughter of an active duty, reserve or former US Navy Corpsman who is serving or has served with the US Marine Corps. Must be a senior in high school, a high school graduate and currently enrolled in a post high school accredited vocational/technical school. March 
Mars Hill University Scholarships General $500.00-Full Tuition 3.2 GPA, SAT 1000/ACT 22 November 
Martin Luther King Jr. Task Force Scholarship General $500.00 The Award honors youth who are growing toward understanding and sharing the message exemplified by the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. The Student should place high value on helping others, promoting equality, has a sense of purpose for their lives. March 
Maryville College General Varies Varies February 
Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Award Students with disabilities  The award includes a $1,000 scholarship to be used for any post high school learning experience/training or for equipment/technology needed for employment. The Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center, to a North Carolina high school senior with a disability who best exemplifies the characteristics of Matthew Graziadei.  February 
Mensa Education and Research Foundation General $300.00-$1,000.00  550 Word Essay Describing Academic and Career Goals January 
Mensa Education and Research Foundation Local (Eastern NC) Scholarship Program General $300 to $1,000 Essay based on applicant's career, vocational or academic goals. All requests for applications must be postmarked by January 15. Requests for applications must be postmarked by December 15. 
MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for Dependent Children of Army Soldiers General $500-$3300 Dependent children of Army soldiers on active duty, retired or deceased while on active duty or after retirement and children of Gray Area Retirees. Students must be unmarried and under the age of 22. Minimum GPA 2.0. Financial need. May 
Monsanto - Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship Program Agricultural Study $1,500 Applicant must plan on pursuing a career in any field related to agriculture; have family actively engaged in production agriculture; an average to above average academic record; minimum composite ACT score of 18 or a combined verbal and math SAT score of at least 850; and plan to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the fall of the next academic year. February 
Morehead-Cain Scholarship 
National Alumni Scholarships General Various Though the majority of the National Alumni Scholarship awards made annually will be to incoming freshman students, applications are acceptable from any student regardless of classification or academic interest. All alumni scholars are required to carry a full class load. March 
National Co-Op Scholarship General $6,500.00 3.5 GPA, one page essay February 
National Honors Society Scholarship General $1,500 - $13,000 ONLY SENIORS who are members of NHS are eligible. STUDENTS MAY SELF-NOMINATE, however, the decision of each school's scholarship committee will be FINAL. EWHS may nominate two (2)students and EWSHS may nominate two (2) students. The student must be in good standing and eligible for nomination, must exhibit exceptional credentials in academics, leadership in school and community activities and service. Must be able to demonstrate (document) significant service to the school and community that speaks to an important local concern that creates visible results. Each school's nominee (as recongized by its' scholarship commmittee) must submit a $6.00 fee for processing of the application. Winners will be notified by mail by the National Honor Society NASSP. January 
National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Scholarship Poultry Biotechnology $1500 Not Listed March 
National Society of Colonial Dames Essay Contest for Congressional Seminar  Government $1,200 Essay of approximately 500 words on "WHAT INFLUENCE AND IMPACT DO THE MEDIA HAVE ON EACH OF THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES TODAY?" Also a comleted application January 
NCAE FTA Scholarship General $1,500 3.0 GPA, applicant must be planning to major in education. January 
NC Central Scholarships 
NC CPA Foundation Scholarship    2016-02-13 
NC Farm Bureau-R Flake Shaw Scholarship General Various scholarship amounts. Scholarships are awarded to rising freshmen who demonstrate: The intention to pursue a career in agriculture or in an agriculturally-related field, Financial need, Satisfactory grades, An evident understanding of the agricultural and/or agribusiness community Leadership potential, Preference is given to Farm Bureau members. March 
NC Space Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program Pursuing a bachelor's degree in a science, engineering, technology, or mathematics (STEM) discipline of interest to NASA or aerospace industry. $5000 Enrolled as a full-time student at a NC Space Grant member university during the 2015-16 academic year. Students enrolled in an accredited Dual Engineering Degree program are also eligible to apply. Please select the appropriate partnering NC Space Grant member university on your application. Conducting a specific faculty-mentored research project that has NASA or aerospace relevance. In good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0). March 
NCSS Education Foundation Scholarships General Various Applicant must have been a legal resident of the State of North Carolina for the previous twelve months, must demonstrate a genuine interest in Land Surveying in the State of North Carolina as a profession, must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better, and must meet the Scholarship Rules. March 
NC State-General Hugh Shelton National Student Leadership Scholarship Leadership $10,000.00  Applicants must have leadership experience and potential, demonstrate evidence of personal character and integrity, have orientation toward community and service, possess commitment to personal growth, have an understanding of and interest in the program/commitment to maximizing the program's opportunities, and academic eligibility. Recipient must ultimately be accepted for admission as a full-time, freshman undergraduate student to NC State University. November 
NC State Scholarships General $2,500.00-$4,000.00 2 of 3 required 1) SAT 1300 or ACT 30 2) GPA 3.85 unweighted or 4.0 weighted 3) Ranked in top 5% of class. Admissions application required by November 15. November 
NC State University College of Forest Resources Multicultural Scholars (Pulp & Paper Award) General $1,000 - $2,000 Meet Admission Requirements  January 
NC State University Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism General Varies Varies February 
NC State University Pulp and Paper Scholarship General $2,000 - $2,500 Academic-based with emphasis on SAT scores, GPA, and class rank. February 
NCSU Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship General $5000 per year, possibility of being renewed. Criteria for selection for the Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship include leadership potential, academic achievement, personal talents, unique work or service experience, financial need, overcoming personal adversity, and the candidate's understanding and appreciation of diversity. Only entering freshmen are eligible to apply for this award. Applications from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.  March 
NCSU Park Scholarship 
NC WesleyAn Trustee Scholarship General Full Tuition  Top 10% of senior class or 3.75 GPA, 1150 on SAT or 25 on ACT (SAT requirements are Math and Verbal only). February 
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarship  General $1000-$15000 High school seniors or any student entering his or her freshman year at an accredited, nonprofit two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute. Applicant should demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, such as starting his or her own business, participation in organizations such as DECA, Junior Achievement and The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, among others, or through other initiatives. December 
Nina Neely Scholarship Essay Contest General 1st: $1000, 2nd: $600, 3rd: $400 Write based on the yearly essay topic March 
North Carolina A&T Scholarships General Varies Varies November 
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Secretaries Association Pursue an Associate Degree in a business related field of study. $750 Pursuing an Associate Degree in a business related field of study, must be enrolled to attend classes at a community college during the school year. March 
North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officer's Association General $1,000.00 Weighted GPA, Essay, Letters of Recommendation August 
North Carolina Hispanic College Fund General $500 - $2,500 Students who are of Hispanic/Latino background and plan to attend a two-year or four-year college or university are eligible to apply January 
North Carolina PTA General $1000 Must be PTA/PTSA member, essay, two letters of recommendation from academic faculty members and a copy of your membership card.  March 
Optimist Club - Communication Contest for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing General $2,500.00 Communication time allowed will be not under 4 minutes or over 5 minutes October 
Optimist Club - Essay Contest General $2,500.00 Compose a 700 to 800 word essay around a central idea October 
Optimist Club - Oratorical Contest General  $2,500.00 Speech on determined subject, time allowed will be not under 4 minutes or over 5 minutes October 
Optimist International Essay Contest General $2,250.00-$6,000.00 Under the age of 19, 400-500 word essay February 
Papa John's Scholarship General  $1,000 GPA of 2.5 or higher, community involvement, leadership, obstacles overcome, creative ability, and athletic achievements. Completed applications must be returned to guidance counselors by no later than January 31 
Presbyterian College Scholarships General Varies Varies November 
Quota International Scholarship Working toward career helping the deaf or the hearing impaired, or can be hearing impaired themselves.  $500 Larimer County students who are deaf or hard of hearing, and in need of college funding.  March 
Randolph-Macon College Presidential Scholars Program Attend the college $7,000 - $20,000 The nominated student must submit a completed application for admission to the college by the recommended date of February 1. The admissions application and other information will be sent to the student upon receipt of his or her nomination. The primary criterion for selection as a Presidential Scholar is academic achievement. Varies 
Randolph-Macon Woman's College Merit Scholarships General Varies Varies December 
Reagan Foundation Scholarship      
RMHS/Asia Scholarship Program General $1,000.00 Varies January 
Robert Noyce Scholarship Program Education $800 Not Listed March 
Robert N. Styres Scholarship General $4000 ($2000 per semster) While academic achievement is important, the scholarship is not necessarily intended for the young man or woman with the highest grade point average. Rather, we try to select a person with good to average grades who is a hard worker and who may also have overcome some adversity along the way. March 
Robertson Scholars 
Robertson Scholars Program General Full Scholarship Demonstrated leadership ability and potential for growth, superior academic achievement and intellectual curiousity, behavior grounded in ethical principles, commitment to helping others and to community service, courage and a collaborative spirit. Supplemental materials should be submitted to the Roberston Scholars Program (not Duke or UNC Chapel Hill) November 
Ron Brown Scholar Program General $10,000 Academically talented, highly motivated African American students who plan to pursue degrees fulltime, US citizens or hold permanent resident visa cards. January 
Ron Brown Scholarship African American High School Seniors $10,000.00 Renewable African-American high school senior, must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others. Leadership and financial need. November 
Sallie Southhall Cotten Scholarship General 4-$1,000 scholarships & 1-$20,000 over four years Accepted or expect to be accepted to an accredited NC college or university. Transcript with SAT scores, class rank and # in senior class, (student should rank in the upper 1/4 of the class), copy of current FAFSA application, recent photo, personal letter, three references. January 
Savannah College of Art and Design SCAD Scoholars Art and Design $30,000 GPA of 3.5, SAT/ACT of 1250/27 or better, leadership, extra-curricular activities, extraordinary talent in the visual or performing arts, or design (portfolio required) or strong interest in art history, architectural history or historic preservation (research paper required). February 
Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) General $7500 Must be a US citizen, scholar athlete, nominated by school or self-nomination, academic performance, athletic excellence, leadership, community service, and milk experience. March 
SEA International Scholarships Engineering $1,000.00-$10,000.00 Varies December 
Shaw University Scholarships 
Shelton Leadership Scholarship    2015-10-15 
St. Lawrence University Augsbury-North Country Scholarship General $10,000.00 First Year Students; 3.0 GPA December 
St. Lawrence University Merit Scholarships General Varies Varies February 
Student Insights: Student View Scholarship General $1,000.00-$5,000.00 Complete an online questionnaire and write a 250 word essay February 
Suntrust Off to College Sweepstakes General $500.00 Sweepstakes details are: Registration begins Sept. 14th and the first drawing is held on Oct. 30th Free to enter — eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need Entrants must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, at least 13 years of age and have a permanent residence in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia (DC) One entry per sweepstakes drawing, but students can register during each sweepstakes drawing period Eligible colleges: U.S. Department of Education Title IV eligible, 2 and 4 year public and private college and university located in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (DC) Checks made payable to winner's college of attendance Read the 2015-2016 Official Rules. October 
SVA Silas H. Rhodes Scholarships General $8,500 Applicants with a minimum 3.0 GPA seeking admission to a full-time undergraduate program for the fall semester are eligible. SVA scholarship decisions are based on a review of applicants' portfolios and academic records. THE SILAS H. RHODES SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND WITH THE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION. February 
The Wilson Competitive Scholarship Program General The Wilson Scholarship provides two full tuition and two $14,000 annual scholarships for four years Must be officially accepted to the University of Jamestown and possess a minimum 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and an ACT composite score of 24 or SAT (M+R) of 1090. Candidate must demonstrate commendable academic and leadership skills through attendance at one of two Scholarship Day competitions. Candidate will participate in two separate on-campus interviews and write an essay. Not Listed 
Triangle Gator Club Scholarship General $500 Completed Application, An official copy of your high school transcript (for graduate student send only your College transcript), Proof of SAT and/or ACT scores, At least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member of your school, At least one letter of recommendation from someone outside your school, Proof of acceptance to the University of Florida, Essay. March 
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship 
UNC - Asheville Scholarships General Varies Varies November 
UNC at Pembroke General Varies per year Available to first-time freshmen who rank in the top of their graduating class in high school and to select transfer students who have an Associate's Degree from a North Carolina Community College. March 
UNC- Chapel Hill Academic Scholarship General $1,000 - $12,000 Academic achievement, leadership qualities, commitment to service and potential for success at the university College application encouraged by November 15, but must be in by Jan 15. FAFSA and profile application by Feb 15. 
UNC - Chapel Hill - Kenan Music Scholars Program Music $12,500 for 4 years plus additional support Selection based on an established record of excellence in the practice of music (performance, composition, etc.), significant academic strengths and a strong commitment to majoring in music at UNC Chapel-Hill. Must be admitted to the University by January 15 - vist Visit the music department website at and submit a scholarship audition request by January 1. January 
UNC - Greensboro General Varies Varies January 
UNC Pembroke General Varies Varies December 
UNCW Chapel Hill - Thomas J. Wolfe Scholarship Prose, Poetry, Play Writing Full Tuition Must attend UNC Chapel Hill, submit up to 50 pages in prose, 40 pages in poetry or 60 in play writing. Submit a 500 word essay entitled "Why I Write" November 
UNCW Wade Scholarship Political Science Majors Current award is $2000 per year (renewable for four years); amount of future awards are determined by annual market conditions. The James E. L. Wade Scholarship in political science and history are awarded based on merit to political science majors who have a B average or above on university coursework, and financial need. March 
United States Senate Youth Program Government $5,000.00 Application, Essay, and Exam. Student must hold leadership position at their school. October 
University of Alabama Scholarships General Varies Varies December 
University of South Carolina - Columbia Academic Scholarships Genera $5,000.00 SAT 1200+, 3.25 unweighted GPA, scholarship application plus admission. November 
University of Tennessee Alumni Achievement Scholarship Genral $1,500 Minimum 3.0 GPA and 24 ACT (financial need may be considered). Must be admitted to a UT campus by February 1. University application serves as scholarship application. Call university for the deadline 
University of the Arts Presidential Scholarship Required areas of study: communications, multimedia, performing arts, visual arts, writing.  $4500-$8000 Selection is based upon academic merit and talent. Scholarship cannot be combined with other merit scholarships offered by the university. March 
University of Virginia Jefferson Scholarship General Full tuition, room, board, books, etc. Excellence in leadership, scholarship, and citizenship; meet requirements for admission to the university. Nomination by school November 
USA Education/USA Funds Scholarship Program General Full-time students-$1500 and half-time students-$750. Scholarships are renewable up to completion of your degree or $6000, whichever comes first, provide you maintain a 2.5 GPA. Planning to attend a two or four year college, university or vocational/technical school. Must be ENROLLED BY FEB.1. Financial status of parents is a determining factor. March  
US national Peace Essay Contest Essay $10,000 Answer the essay contest question in an well-organized, well-reasoned essay of no more than 1,500 words. Your essay should contain the following: an introduction, a body, a conclusion, and a bibliography. January 
USTA Tennis & Education Foundation General Varies Must demonstrate financial need, student must have participated in USTA & other youth tennis programs. February 
Valparaiso University Academic Scholarship General $6,000- Full Tuition Founders Full-tuition-top 55 of class, 3.85 GPA, 34 ACT or 1510 SAT, apply by 1/15, Presidential-3.0 GPA a090 SAT or 24 ACT November 
Varsity Tutor's Essay Scholarship General $1,000 Essay Monthly 
Vilas Scholarship Liberal Arts $20,000 3.0 GPA; 300 word essay February 
Virginia Military Institute Deans Scholars  General $5,000 SAT 1200 or ACT 27; GPA 3.6; and rank in top 10% January 
VMI Scholarships 
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program General $1,000.00-$30,000.00 Students in grades 9-12 compete by writing and recording a broadcast script on an annual patriotic theme. Record your original 3-5 minute (+ or -5 seconds) essay on a standard cassette tape or CD on this year's theme "Freedom's Challenge." Label your cassette or CD and neatly typed essay with your name and complete the entry form. Provide these three items to your school/group competition or your local VFW Post for judging. November 
Wake Electric Youth Tour Contest General $1,000 Contestants are to write a brief (around 300 words) report from one of the topics listed as follows: 1. Imagine a weeklong power outage in your neighbor, or interview someone who remembers life before electricity. Without electricity, how would your day-to-day life be different? 2. What are the basic differences between cooperatives and other forms of business? 3. What are the pros and cons of deregulating the electric industry? 4. What new or different source(s) of energy could we see in the future? 5. What new or different ways could electricity be used in the future? January 
Wake Forest Scholarships General Varies Varies December 
Walmart Associate Scholarships 
Washington University in St. Louis Academic Scholarships General Varies Top 10% of class, outstanding academics, involed in school activities January 
Wendy's High School Heisman Award Program Athletic The first 36,000 students that complete an application will win a Wendy's Gift Card in amounts ranging from $5 to $50 (gift cards will be mailed out in November). Eligibility for application is limited exclusively to men and women entering their senior year of high school who have a least a "B" grade average and participate in at least one of the 33 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools.  October 
Western Carolina Scholarships General Varies Varies February 
West Raleigh Exchange Club A.C.E. Award General $1000 This award recognizes those students who due to their circumstances may otherwise be overlooked for their accomplishments. A.C.E award winners are not necessarily the gifted scholars who have outstanding resumes - these are students who overcome daily struggles and life events that could easily prevent them from succeeding in school and in life, and who persevere regardless of their circumstances. March 
Wilmington Rotary Scholarship 
Winston Salem State Scholarships General Varies Varies December 
Wofford College Scholars Program General Varies Rank in the top 10 percent of their class. Score at least 1250 on the SAT/ PSAT or 28 on the ACT/PLAN. Be active in leadership and service roles in their school and/or community. March 
Women's Club of Raleigh Scholarships General $1000 Senior at Southeast, Athens Dr., Broughton, Enloe or Wakefield High Schools. Must be in the upper fourth of the class, have evidence of leadership abilities, personal character, and financial need. Must plan on attending an accredited NC college or university. March 
WUVC Univision 40 Nuestra Juventud General $1,000.00 Candidate must be a high school senior or Hispanic background, proven leadership, academic achievement and character, must send a copy of certified/official transcript along with completed application. October 
Youth Harbor Nana Fund Scholarship General $500 Available to students who are 18 years of age or younger. You must demonstrate community involvement, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, submit a personal essay and two letters of reference to be eligible for this award. March 
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