Scholarships for High Point Central
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The scholarship offerings below are listed by two categories: College Specific and Open Scholarships. College specific scholarships are those that are available only for students who apply to the college at which the scholarship is administered. The other scholarships are open in the sense that they are not college specific, but they may have other requirements that students must meet in order to apply. The list below is by no means comprehensive given the number of scholarships out there, but it can be a good starting point.
- Other scholarship resources
- 2018 African-American Network-Carolinas Scholarship- Due March 2, 2018
The fund provides scholarships ranging up to $2,000 for graduating seniors in North and South Carolina. The AAAN-C scholarship fund stems from the African-American network, which is a group of African American employees at Duke Energy. As a part of its mission, the African American network provides scholarships to college-bound students from North and South Carolina. Applications are available at https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com.
- Goodnight Scholarship NC State- Due January 5, 2018
This scholarship is for students who attend NC State and will select a STEM (Science, Technology, Education, Math) major. The Goodnight Scholars program invest in students from low- and middle-income families in North Carolina. This investment represents a commitment to students' personal, professional, and academic development through scholarship funding, comprehensive programming, and enrichment opportunities.
- Submit his or her general NC State application by October 15, 2017
- Be a NC resident
- Have an adjusted gross income up to $100,000
- Select a STEM major
- Demonstrate a history of exceptional academic performance
For more information, visit: https://goodnight.ncsu.edu/
- Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship- Due February 16, 2018
Awarded to one senior male high school athlete participating on the varsity wrestling team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school and one senior female high school athlete participating on the varsity cross-country team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school.
1. Female senior year student athlete participating on a varsity cross-country team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school.
2. Male senior year student athlete participating on the varsity wrestling team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school.
3. Student must meet NCHSAA academic eligibility requirements.
4. Clean disciplinary records, both school and athletic related.
5. Applicant must be a high school senior student athlete who will successfully complete graduation requirements in the spring of the current school year (2018 Spring graduation) and must be planning to enroll, or already be enrolled, for the fall 2018 semester (following spring graduation) in an accredited, recognized university, college, or community college anywhere in the United States.
More information is at this link: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/40906-North-Carolina-High-School-Athletic-Association-Inc
- Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship- Due February 16, 2018
Awarded to two senior year high school student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools each year. This award is unique because it honors both male and female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves by overcoming adversity and returned to excel beyond expectations in their scholastic athletic sport(s).
1. Nominee must have overcome adversity that affected their level of or ability to participate in NCHSAA sports.
2. Nominee must have returned to sport(s) and demonstrated achievement and bravery beyond expectations.
3. Student-athlete must demonstrate good sportsmanship and ethical behavior on and off the playing field.
4. Nominee must meet NCHSAA academic requirements. Student-athlete must be a high school senior participating on one or more athletic team(s) during the 2017-18 academic year.
For more information, visit: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/40350-North-Carolina-High-School-Athletic-Association-Inc
- Pat Gainey Student Award- Due February 16, 2018
To provide scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants. Applicants must be either a Senior, Male high school athlete participating on a varsity baseball team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources or a Senior, Female student high school athlete participating on a varsity sports team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources.
For more information, visit: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/40908-North-Carolina-High-School-Athletic-Association-Inc
- Drone Pilot Ground School Scholarship
The Drone Pilot Ground School scholarship provides free access to our online Part 107 test prep course ($299 value) to U.S. high school students looking to get their FAA drone pilot license. The first 100 applicants will also benefit from having their FAA test fee ($150) covered by our scholarship.
- Student must be at least 16 years old
- Student must be currently enrolled in high school
- Student must live in the United States
Ask Mr. Jay if you have any questions. Go to this website to apply: https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/scholarship/
- DAR Good Citizens Awards and Scholarship Contest
The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. This award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess good citizenship qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools and communities. These students are selected by their teachers and peers because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree.
- This program is only open to high school seniors whose schools are accredited by their state board of education.
- Only one student per year may be honored as a school’s DAR Good Citizen.
- United States citizenship is not required.
- Additional rules and guidelines can be acquired by contacting your local DAR chapter.
For more information, go to this link: https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/dar-related.