Scholarship Opportunities

  • Scholarships are updated regularly - please check back often!   

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    September

    The UNC Chapel Hill Moorehead-Cain Scholarship is a full scholarship for competitive seniors who plan on attending UNC Chapel Hill in the fall.  Scholarships are based on students’ accomplishments and potential in Scholarship, Leadership, Moral Focus of Character, and Physical Rigor. All resumes and personal statements are due to Mrs. Brown by Tuesday, SEPT. 18 by noon.  Click here for more details.

    North Carolina State Park Scholarship- Is a full scholarship for seniors who plan to attend NC State in the fall.  There is not a GPA or SAT requirement, however, Park Scholarship recipients have an A average GPA and above average SAT scores.  Scholarship awards are based on students’ accomplishments and potential in Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.  All resumes and personal statements are due to Mrs. Brown by Tuesday, SEPT. 18 by noon.  Click here for more details.

     

    October

    UNC Charlotte Levine Scholarship – *** Deadline Extended****UNC-Charlotte Levine Scholars will provide an all-inclusive, full paid scholarship to approximately 20 high caliber students from around the world each year. Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard. If you plan on applying to UNCC by the November 1 deadline, please email Mrs. Brown with your request to be nominated by OCTOBER 16th by 3pm.  Click here for more details

    Davidson College’s Belk Scholarship

    The Belk Scholarship is a full scholarship to Davidson College. Candidates must demonstrate purposeful engagement in the classroom, with student and civic organizations, on the athletic field or in the arts. While academic achievement is paramount, Belk Scholars also exhibit intellectual curiosity and a commitment to both their local and global communities. CHS can nominate ONE student for this scholarship. The nominee will go on to compete against other nominees for this prestigious scholarship. Please submit a resume and a one page essay that describes your commitment to the local and global community. Resumes and essays due to Mrs. Brown by noon on Monday, Oct. 15th.

    DAR Good Citizen Scholarship is for seniors who have been actively involved in community service and extracurricular activities over the past four years of high school.  Students will also be required to demonstrate qualities of a good citizen.  An essay will be required along with two letters of recommendation.  Please stop by the School Counseling Office and see Mrs. Brown to pick up DAR Program information.  Deadline to complete the packet Tuesday, Oct 23rd by noon.

    November

    Jefferson Scholars Foundation is for seniors who plan to attend the University of Virginia.  This scholarship is intended to cover the entire cost of attendance for four years at UV plus coverage of the supplemental enrichment experience.  Successful candidates have demonstrated uncommon academic abilities, exceptional leadership talents, and an understanding of the broader community around them. Visit www.jeffersonscholars.org for details.  Please email Ms. Brown if you are interested. Deadline: Nov. 1

     

    January 

    U.S. Air force ROTC Scholarship offers a variety of scholarships to seniors that will help relieve the financial burden of your college education.  Visit AFROTC Scholarships  for more details and to apply.  Deadline: January 31.

    Specific university-based scholarships:
     
    Many universities have their own set of scholarships only applicable to those applying to their universities. Please visit the websites for the schools to which you are applying. Click on the Financial Aid / Scholarship links! Check out what’s available at these North Carolina schools: 

     

    ·Appalachian State University—http://admissions.appstate.edu/scholarships

    ·East Carolina University—http://www.ecu.edu/universityscholarships/scholarships.cfm

    ·NC A&T— http://www.ncat.edu/admissions/financial-aid/aid/scholarships/index.html

    ·NC Central University—http://www.nccu.edu/scholarships/

    ·NC State—http://www7.acs.ncsu.edu/financial_aid/schphs.html

    ·UNC-Asheville—http://financialaid.unca.edu/scholarships

    ·UNC-Chapel Hill—http://studentaid.unc.edu/types-of-aid/internal-scholarships/

    ·UNC-Charlotte—https://finaid.uncc.edu/scholarships/program

    ·UNC-Greensboro—http://admissions.uncg.edu/cost-and-aid-scholarships.php

    ·UNC-Pembrokehttp://www.uncp.edu/fa/scholarships.htm

    ·UNC-Wilmington—http://catalogue.uncw.edu/content.php?catoid=16&navoid=982

    ·Western Carolina—http://www.wcu.edu/current-students/scholarships/

    ·Winston Salem State -http://www.wssu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/2013fascholarships/default.aspx 

    Other places to look for scholarships:

     
    -College Week Live - $1K Monthly Scholarships - CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online events and live chats happening nearly every day. To enter the monthly scholarship, simply create a free account, login to CollegeWeekLive and visit 5 college pages of your choice on any day this month. It's that easy – no essay required. Visit their website for more information. 
    -http://www.fftc.org/scholarships - Foundation for the Carolinas Scholarship Search Tool 

    -www.fastweb.com

    -www.cfnc.org

    -www.collegeboard.com
    -usascholarships.com 
    -www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/