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Scholarship Opportunities with Various Types of Awards and/or Deadlines Throughout the 2018-19 School Year~

S​eniors who are the first in their families to go to college ​here's an opportunity​ to get a $4000 scholarship -

Community Foundation of Burke County Scholarships

Various due dates for different scholarships - many are listed below in general scholarship list, but please check website, too. Various Scholarships with different criteria are available. Go to and look at scholarship link for information and applications regarding all scholarships available. You may also contact Nancy Taylor at 437-7105 or her email or see Ms. Debnam in the counseling office at PHS. Please see Ms. Debnam in the Counseling Department if you have any interest in these scholarships.

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Go to: for general information and applications. Many of the scholarships are through school nomination/selection. Please see Ms. Debnam if you are interested in any of these opportunities.

NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarships

Deadlines vary per scholarship. Athletic - various sports - some based on specific sport/some on specific ethnicity or genders/ some based on overcoming adversity/ etc. Many available. Varies per scholarship. Go to: for applications and more specific information.

WACE National Co-Op Scholarships

Deadlines vary per scholarship Many due by February. Scholarships for Cooperative and work-integrated students. Varies per scholarship Go to: for information and applications.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities

$2,500 renewable scholarships for full-time students and up to $1,250 renewable scholarships for half-time students plus additional scholarships. Learn more.

Scholarships with Specific Deadlines

NC State Balanced Man Scholarship

Open to any male student who will be enrolled at NC State University Fall 2019

Applicants can apply online at:

Deadline: July 5, 2019