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JOHN T. HOGGARD HIGH SCHOOL Graduating High School Senior Scholarship The John T. Hoggard PTSO is offering four graduating Senior Scholarships in the amount of $500 each to acknowledge their achievement in school. The scholarships will be awarded during the Senior Awards ceremony in May. Please see the link below for the application and more info. **Deadline extended until May 3rd
Dolores F. Moore Scholarship The Wilmington Ten Foundation for Social Justice, Inc. is seeking high school seniors for the Dolores F. Moore Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted from high school seniors who currently reside in the Cape Fear Area Region. Applicants must be planning to enroll in a four- year degree program by fall semester of 2019. The application deadline is April 30, 2019 The Dolores F. Moore Scholarship was founded in 2014. Mrs. Moore was a lifelong educator and civil rights leader. She was best known for her dedication to education, her efforts to free The Wilmington Ten, and her outstanding leadership of her local branch of the NAACP. She spent much of her life advocating for quality education for Blacks, and other underserved students. For more information about us, the scholarship, and to complete an application; please visit our website at www.wilmtenfoundation.org. You may also contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2019
NC A&T Alumni Scholarship North Carolina A&T State University Wilmington Alumni Chapter is currently accepting applications for our 2019-2020 $1,000.00 college scholarship. This scholarship is open to any high school student from Pender, New Hanover, and Brunswick County planning to attend North Carolina A&T State University Fall 2019. Please feel free to post and distribute the attached scholarship criteria and application to all high school seniors. Link to Scholarship Criteria Link to Application Due March 31, 2019
New Hanover County School Nutrition Association The New Hanover County School Nutrition Association awards one annual scholarship in the amount of $500.00. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, initiative and financial need. Link to Scholarship Qualifications Link to Application
Due April 26, 2019
UNC Greensboro Evenson Scholarship in Education -The Evenson Scholarship is for incoming first-year UNCG students who have declared education as their major. -The scholarship is awarded to one student each year. Last year, the fund awarded $2500 to a UNCG student. -The student must be from New Hanover County and have financial need (shown through the completion of the FAFSA). -The scholarship is non-renewable, so a different student will be awarded each year. Due May 1st, 2019 APPLICATION LINK
North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship $750 Scholarship Applicants must be NC resident, must enroll in accounting program with 6 or more credit hours per semester (two or four year program), must show firm intention to continue in accounting field. See Ms. Williams in counseling for an application. Applications due by April 15, 2019.
Cape Fear Post S.A.M.E. Scholarship (Society of Military Engineers) For students enrolling in a 4 year college planning to pursue a career in engineering, architecture, or similar. $1,000 given each year for four years - total scholarship is worth $4,000 Application Due April 5, 2019 Scholarship Application
Margaret A. Green Memorial Fund for Asthma and Scholarship Applicants must be high school graduate with 3.0 or higher GPA. Essay required: How can college helm me to succeed in my spiritual and secular life? Due April 3, 2019 See Ms. Williams in counseling for an application.
Local Marine Corps Scholarship For seniors from New Hanover County with a Marine Corps Veteran relative. Minimum Qualifying GPA 2.6 See Ms. Williams for application or visit www.capefearmcl.org Due May 1, 2019 Wilmington Roadrunners Scholarship In 2019 the Wilmington Road Runners Club (WRRC) will award two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the Cape Fear region. Eligibility Criteria
Senior or graduation eligible status at a high school located in Brunswick, Pender, or New Hanover Counties, North Carolina.
Member of cross country and/or track team.
Planning to continue running at any level, including recreational, after high school.
Athlete has not been awarded a full athletic or academic scholarship at a college or university.
A supporting letter of reference from the applicant’s track and field or XC coach.
SENCLAND MOAA SCHOLARSHIP The SENCLAND Chapter of the Military Officers Association of American is offering two (2) one-time scholarships in the amount of $3,000, and $2,000 to selected seniors in area high schools. Senior cadets of area JROTC units **OR**seniors who are children of active or honorably retired military are eligible and encouraged to apply. http://www.sencland.org/_scholarship.php
Andrew Stephens Hendrix Scholarship For high school graduates in New Hanover County, NC who have been accepted to an institution of higher learning. Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic, leadership skills, loyalty and dedication, in keeping with the character traits exemplified by Andy Hendrix. Students who have worked in the restaurant industry in New Hanover County may receive strong consideration. Application Link through Community Foundation: https://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/andrew-stephen-hendrix-scholarship-endowment
CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS $2,600 Awarded for first year ($1,300 per semester; 2nd semester contingent on 1st semester grades). Must rank in top 25% of class with minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA. Information Link
CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE Need-based SCHOLARSHIPS http://cfcc.edu/finaid/ Follow the above link to access two things: Application for CFCC-only scholarships, and the application for outside scholarships (two different applications). Half way down on the right hand side. Also available beside the applications are instructions for filling them out, as well as information about federal work-study options. Scholarship applications are processed AFTER class registration.
Love Is Bald: "Pey" It Forward This is a scholarship that was created for Hoggard students whose lives have been impacted by cancer. This scholarship was created by Peyton's friends to honor the memory of Peyton Dergay, Hoggard Class of 1996. The founding ideas of the scholarship are to keep Peyton's spirit and memory alive, to "Pey" it forward to others, and to never take life, friends, and family for granted. To qualify, you must be admitted to a four-year college or university; have experienced the struggles of cancer through self, friends, or family; and must complete the scholarship application packet. Please see Ms. Hopkins for application materials. Click HERE for information sheet. Deadline: April 15
Kiwanis Scholarship for Seniors Planning to attend UNCW The Wilmington Kiwanis Club selects two recipients for its 2019 George H. Chadwick, Jr. Memorial Scholarships. The winner receives $2,600 per year for four years and the runner-up receives at least $ 1,200(amount to be determined) for the first year only. These scholarships have an overall value of $ 11,600 and are awarded to two deserving seniors, from New Hanover County Schools, who will be attending UNC-Wilmington. The students are selected based on the following criteria: - Must be a graduating senior from a New Hanover County public school. - Must have applied and be accepted to attend UNCW by the start of the upcoming academic semester. - Must be a legal resident of the USA - Remain at UNCW until graduation to receive the full scholarship. - Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. - Demonstrate the academic abilities to perform at the college level. - Exhibit the character traits to be worthy and would be successful if selected for the scholarship. - Be a well-rounded active student with participation in both extracurricular and community service activities. - Display a willingness to have worked to have earned some funds for college. - Willing to support the Wilmington Kiwanis Club in its major fundraising event--Kiwanis Pancake Day. Please see Ms. Ahrenberg if you are interested. Applications are due to Ms. Ahrenberg by Friday, March 29th @ 3PM
Light on the Hill Society Scholarship Ten Schoalrships to African American students who will enroll in UNC Chapel Hill for fall 2019
SECU People Helping People Scholarship The SECU Foundation Scholarship program wishes to recognize academic achievement, leadership, integrity and community involvement. This is a 4 year scholarship valued at $10,000. YOU or your parents must be a SECU member and must be admitted and planning to attend one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina System. Please see the attached information to see eligibility and application procedures. A complete application is due to Mr. Jawitz by Feb. 22nd! You must email him the complete application. A complete application includes: application in word format, bio in word format, photograph, signed consent form, and University acceptance letter. You must also fill out the FAFSA. -Application (must be sent as a word document) -Eligibility Info -Bio guidelines -Consent Form -Frequently Asked Questions
NC A&T State University NEW SCHOLARSHIP Cheatham-White Scholarship - FULL TUITION, books, housing, meals, and other expenses. Four summers of fully funded enrichment and networking opportunities that may include international travel and study. www.ncat.edu/academics/honors/cheatham-white
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Read more about the program and access the application via this link: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
AXA Achievement Scholarship One chosen from each state receives $10,000, and ten of those will be awarded an additional $15,000. The scholarship values ambition, respect, and college readiness. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted; we encourage you to apply early. Click HERE to visit the application site!
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military families. Our scholarships are for children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen pursuing a post-secondary education at any accredited school—whether that be a trade school, career training, community college, or four-year university. We’re not competitive and we award scholarships to every eligible applicant. Since 1962, the Scholarship Foundation has provided nearly 40,000 scholarships, valued at over $110,000,000. The application can be accessed at www.mcsf.org/apply.
2018 Stewardship Excellence Scholarship The Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition is a group dedicated to “Encouraging and recognizing outstanding development that protects, conserves, improves, and provides awareness of our natural resources in the Lower Cape Fear region”. We are again this year offering a Scholarship Award as part of our program. The main scholarship information is provided below:
$1,000 scholarship, elegant desktop engraved plaque, and certificate
Purpose: Competitive scholarship to current graduating senior or high school graduate entering into a program at an accredited institution of higher learning located in Brunswick, New Hanover or Pender County, whose career path will include focusing on environmental stewardship through protection, conservation, improvement, and awareness of natural resources, etc., used to offset educational expenses (non-tuition linked)
African American Network - Carolinas Scholarship Scholarship for college-bound students in NC or SC planning to major in engineering, computer science, the sciences, accounting, business, or finance. Deadline is March 2, 2019. Eligibility based on grades. See attached information sheet. INFORMATION SHEET New Hanover County Board of Education Student Scholarships for Future Teachers The New Hanover County Board of Education (Board) is accepting applications for the New Hanover County Board of Education Student Scholarships for Future Teachers. The Board will award four scholarship loans of $7,000, specifically, $3,500 per semester, each year to an accredited North Carolina college or university of the recipient’s choice, for a total amount of $28,000 per scholarship. The scholarships will provide incentive, recognition, and financial assistance to outstanding individuals who are academically talented for professional development in the field of education.For more information and to apply for the scholarship please visit http://www.nhcs.net/board/scholarship/BOE scholarship.htm The deadline to submit the application and all of the necessary documentation is due by noon on February 19, 2019 (EXTENDED DEADLINE ) Alpha Psi Omega Chapter Debutante Program (for young ladies) Juniors or Seniors from New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender or Columbus County areas may apply. GPA must be 2.5 or above and have plans to attend college. Link to Application: www.akaalphapsiomega.com
2017 Wilmington Civitan Club Scholarship The Wilmington Civitan Club is a giving group of people who donate their time and efforts to projects which benefit the local community. The Wilmington Civitan Scholarships provide financial support to high school students from New Hanover and Pender County who meet a defined set of criteria including character, financial need, service to the community and scholarship. The Scholarship is a one- time award of $1,000, which will be paid directly to the educational institution. This year they will be giving away up to 17 $1,000 scholarships! Criteria: To qualify for the Wilmington Civitan Scholarship, an applicant must: Graduate from a high school in New Hanover County or Pender County Be enrolling full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university Demonstrate academic achievement and good moral character Have financial need as demonstrated by a completed “Scholarship Financial Information Form” APPLICATION LINK
Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship The application is to be completed and supporting materials uploaded online at www.ncdames.org/florence-kidder-memorial-scholarship The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina will award a scholarship of $3,000 and a runner-up scholarship of $1,000 to two North Carolina high school seniors, to be used at any North Carolina college or university. The recipients will be selected on the basis of character, need and scholastic record, as well as the merit of an essay on the assigned topic.
The North Carolina Child Support Council three $1000.00 scholarships for graduating seniors. Applications can be found on the council’s website at www.nccscouncil.org.
The State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship Foundation Scholarship applications are available at https://www.seanc.org/scholarship 3 Categories: (please apply in one category only) Financial, Merit, Member Only Dates Jan. 1 - April 15 Enrollment Period April 15 Applications must be postmarked by May 1 Entries sent to SEANC Central Office May 24-26 Statewide Judging
Betsy Y. Justus NCTA Founders Scholarship Scholarship supports young women in NC pursuing academic and career paths in STEM
Raleigh, NC — The Founders Scholarship was established in memory of NCTA's founding CEO. Following her death in the summer of 2011, NCTA launched this scholarship to support young women in North Carolina who are pursuing an academic and career path in STEM, with an emphasis on technology and engineering. Every year, two students are selected to receive the $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year) and a personal computer provided by Lenovo. Students meeting the following criteria are eligible to apply for this sponsorship:
Rising female college freshman, re-entry or transfer student, enrolling for undergraduate course work at an accredited institution of higher learning located in North Carolina. Must qualify for North Carolina resident status for tuition purposes.
Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Must declare a technology or engineering major or demonstrated interest in pursuing technology and/ or engineering
The online application is available at www.nctechnology.org For further questions please contact the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) at 919.856.0393.
2016 NCACTE Guidance & Career Development Scholarship The application cycle for the 2016 NCACTE Guidance & Career Development Division Scholarship is NOW OPEN! The purpose of the NCACTE Guidance and Career Development Division Scholarship is to assist the recipient during his/her higher education by subsidizing the cost of attending a community college or university. The scholarship is available on a competitive basis to graduating high school students who have taken Career and Technical Education courses and achieved the status of a CTE completer. Award amount: $1,000 nonrenewable Application Link: https://ncacte.wufoo.com/forms/m1q4cajf1kchsyx/ Scholarship Application Deadline: April 15, 2016; 11:45 p.m. Eligibility: - Applicant must be a high school senior with a CTE concentration (completer status). - Applicant must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited four-year college/university, community college, or technical school for Fall 2016 with a CTE related major. - Applicant must have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Rose M. Ratka Scholarship Program Alliance Credit Union has honored the memory of its late President/CEO, Rose M. Ratka, by honoring a scholarship in her name to students since 1997. Applicants are evaluated on academic performance, volunteerism, leadership activities in their school and/or community and a written essay. Below outlines the qualifications and some details: · Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA · Must be a member of Alliance Credit Union (they may join at the time of application and the $10 lifetime membership fee will be waived) · Completed applications must be received or postmarked by April 1st, 2017 · We are giving out up to five scholarships for $2,000 which can be used for college expenses · Scholarship funds are awarded in May Download Application Here
Retired Teachers of the Cape Fear Area Scholarship To qualify as a recipient of the $1000.00 scholarship requirements must be met: 1. Must be enrolled in an accredited four year college or university for the 2016-2017. 2. Must have earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative high school GPA 3. Must show evidence of strong school and community involvement 4. Write an essay (minimum of 200 words) stating why you should become the recipient of the scholarship. Due May 5, 2017 Applications available from Ms. Williams in Student Services.
PEO STAR Scholarship A woman is eligible to be recommended for the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship provided she:
Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success
Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year
Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada
Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation
Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter
Please see Ms. Hopkins by October 2 if you are interested in learning more about the PEO STAR Scholarship.
Ralph Robins Scholarship Award For Vocal Performing Arts or Music Education Application on website https://www.wilmingtonchoralsociety.com/scholarship Student must be part of a vocal performing arts program during 2016-2017 school year. Recipients do not need to plan on majoring in music, but must plan to continue their study of voice or participate in choral activities in the post-secondary academic institution. New Hanover County Board of Education Student Scholarships for Future Teachers The New Hanover County Board of Education (Board) is accepting applications for the New Hanover County Board of Education Student Scholarships for Future Teachers. The Board will award four scholarship loans of $7,000, specifically, $3,500 per semester, each year to an accredited North Carolina college or university of the recipient’s choice, for a total amount of $28,000 per scholarship. The scholarships will provide incentive, recognition, and financial assistance to outstanding individuals who are academically talented for professional development in the field of education. For more information and to apply for the scholarship please visit http://www.nhcs.net/board/scholarship/BOEscholarship.htm. The deadline to submit the application and all of the necessary documentation is by noon on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 16, 1920. The sorority was founded on the principles of scholarship, community service, sisterhood and finer womanhood. The Zeta Rho Zeta Graduate Chapter is one of many graduate chapters of our beloved organization. This year our chapter will award a scholarship for $500. The scholarship application and the required documents must be submitted by April 2, 2018, 11:59 pm via email only email@example.com.
This year our chapter will award a scholarship for $500. The scholarship application and the required documents must be submitted by April 2, 2018, 11:59 pm via email only firstname.lastname@example.org
NC Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship $2,000
Scholarship requirements vary. Please see Ms. Williams in counseling for application. DUE March 15, 2018
North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Awards See Ms. Williams in counseling for application Student must be a resident of NC Must enroll in accredited school of higher education in NC Must enroll in an accounting degree program with 6 or more credit hours per semester (two or four year program) Must show a firm intention to continue into the field of Accounting DUE April 15, 2018
Hoggard PTSO Senior Scholarship This scholarship recognizes high school achievement and does not have a grade point restriction. The PTSO is looking for students who have made a positive impact on Hoggard High School. Applications can be found on PTSO webiste or obtained in the Student Services office. PTSO Membership is required to apply - Membership must be in effect by March 30, 2018 Application requirements - completed application, transcript, reference from Hoggard staff member, short (250 word) essay describing how Hoggard has impacted you. Due date - April 13, 2018 at 3:30 pm
New Hanover Co. School Nutrition Assoc. Scholarship Two annual scholarships of $500 each. Student must be a child or grandchild of a NHCS Nutrition Association member. Deadline: April 27, 2018 to School Nutrition Office. See Ms. Williams in student services for a paper application.
“B. Davis Scholarship” The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018. Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application. The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018 Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
UNC Greensboro Evenson Scholarship -The Evenson Scholarship is for incoming first-year UNCG students who have declared education as their major. -The scholarship is awarded to one student each year. Last year, the fund awarded $2500 to a UNCG student. -The student must be from New Hanover County and have financial need (shown through the completion of the FAFSA). -The scholarship is non-renewable, so a different student will be awarded each year. APPLICATION LINK Due May 1, 2018
Red Cross: Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Opportunity Host a blood drive and win scholarship funds based on number of pints of blood donated! Drive must be coordinated between June 1 - Aug 31, 2018 Visit redcrossblood.org/LeadersSaveLives for more information!
Marine Corps Veteran Scholarship Is there a Marine Corps Veteran in your family tree? You must have at least a B average or 3.0 GPA. Your Marine relative must let you have a copy of their discharge from the Marines. Please see Ms. Williams in Student Services for an application.
NC State Park Scholarship - NC State Students should visit the Park Scholarship website to read about self-endorsement. All applicants must apply early deadline for undergraduate admissions and complete the Park Scholarship Application on their WOLFPaw account by Nov 1st(extension from original deadline). -To be considered for the school nominee, please plan to attend the information session on Friday, Oct. 5th @ 11:50. You will be ask to complete this application, due to Mrs. Simpson in student services by October 11th. https://park.ncsu.edu/ School Contact: Ms. Crudeli
Morehead-Cain Scholarship - UNC School nominees and self-nominated students must complete full application by Oct. 22nd (extension for NHCS). and undergraduate application by Jan. 15. You cannot apply for the Morehead-Cain AND apply Early Decision (binding) to another college. -To be considered for the school nominee, please plan to attend the information session on Friday, Oct. 5th @ 11:50. You will be ask to complete this application, due to Mrs. Simpson in student services by October 11th. http://www.moreheadcain.org/ School Contact: Ms. Crudeli
Robertson Scholars Program UNC Chapel Hill & Duke University Collaborative Program It should be noted that students who apply for the Morehead-Cain cannot apply for the Robertson through UNC, but may apply through Duke. There is no school nomination for the Robertson Scholars Program. Application due Nov. 15. https://robertsonscholars.org/ School Contact: Ms. Crudeli
Bryan Scholars Program (Merit/Athletic) - Davidson Two scholarships (one for female, one for male), valued at $120,00 over four years, are awarded to each entering class based on criteria of being an exceptional scholar-athlete. Scholarship Link Notify your counselor if you wish to be nominated.
The Levine Scholars Progarm - UNC Charlotte This program only accepts school nominations. Students should see Ms. Hopkins in Student Services if they wish to be a nominee. http://levinescholars.uncc.edu/ School Contact: Ms. Hopkins
Appalachian State University To help streamline the admission and scholarship application processes, the Office of Admissions and the Office of University Scholarships partnered to establish a central deadline, as well as open the scholarship application to all students who apply for admission. Students who wish to be considered for merit scholarship opportunities or our selective academic programs (The Honors College and Watauga Residential College) must submit a complete application for admission and a complete scholarship application by November 15. A complete merit scholarship application consists of:
Complete application for admission
Three essays – prompts provided in the application
Two letters of recommendation – submitted via the electronic portal
Résumé – submitted through the student MyApp portal
*Should the student be interested in The Honors College or Watauga Residential College, they will have to submit an additional essay for each.
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY - SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION Changes to ACCESS Scholars Program The ACCESS Scholars Program at Appalachian allows students to attend our university debt-free for four years. This year, the application process for the ACCESS Scholars Program has changed. To be considered, a student must:
Complete an application for admission by February 1.
Complete the electronic scholarship application (located on a student's MyApp portal). The ACCESS Scholars Program application and the merit scholarship application are one and the same – we will only consider students who apply for admission and scholarships by November 15 for merit scholarships; however, those who complete the application for scholarships after November 15 and prior to March 1 will be considered for the ACCESS Scholars Program.
Complete and submit the FAFSA to Appalachian. Should you have additional questions about the ACCESS Scholars Program, please contact Conner Brannan, Assistant Director of Admissions firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-262-7766