Parents/ Guardians and Students: This is the year that many of you have been anticipating…SENIOR YEAR!!! This is an exciting time but overwhelming as well. However, we are here to assist you in this process. Scholarships will be posted on this page. Remember: One good essay can be used as your foundation for multiple scholarships. Do not forget to change the title and anything that includes the scholarship name.
Scholarship22-23 DHS Scholarship List(Last updated 03/30/23) Scholarships are listed by deadline dates. Scroll to see scholarships that are open. This list will be updated periodically throughout the school year. Check back for updates.
March Scholarship Spotlight
“Can We Talk” Scholarship
Applicants must plan to attend either a 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university. Applicants must be current students at DHS and have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Must be a first-generation college attendee from their family.
Apply at:https://tinyurl.com/3d25mcap (Make a Copy/Download to edit)
Paper copies are available in the Counseling Center
Application must be submitted to Ms. Foster in the DHS Counseling Center.
Dudley High School (Hall of Distinction)
Applicants are officially enrolled at JBDHS. Applicants must have been officially accepted into an accredited degree or certificate granting program.
Apply at: https://tinyurl.com/2budczya (Make a copy/Download to edit)
Printed copies available in the Counseling Center
To be submitted by the applicant
2023 Dudley Alumni Association Scholarship
Applicants must have been officially enrolled at JBDHS for at least two consecutive semesters prior to their senior year. Applicants must have been officially accepted into an accredited degree or certificate granting program located in the U.S. or abroad. Applicants must have at least an un-weighted G.P.A. 2.5.
Apply at: https://tinyurl.com/tv296bkw (Make a copy/Download to edit)
To be submitted by the applicant.
Dudley Class of 2014 Scholarship
Students must plan to attend a college, university, vocation or trade school.There is no GPA requirement.
Apply at: https://tinyurl.com/2cp9ps7x (Make a copy/Download to edit)
Printed copiers are available in the Counseling Center
To be submitted by the applicant
James B. Dudley High School PTSA: MAXIM Scholarship
Eligible applicants must: Be an African American male senior at James Benson Dudley High School -Be officially accepted into an accredited program at a US 4-year college or university- Have an unweighted GPA of 2.5 or better. Be a member of the Dudley PTSA for the 2022-2023 school year (can be the student or parent).
Apply at: https://tinyurl.com/3cz6t4n7 (Make a copy/ Download to edit)
Printed copies are available in the Counseling Center
To be submitted by the applicant
1st place $6,000
2nd place $4,000
Forever Twenty9 Scholarship
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Guilford County School High School. Applicants must be eligible for graduation in June 2023 and have an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants will participate in a discussion with the scholarship committee.This award accommodates all post-secondary education plans.
Scholarship criteria : https://tinyurl.com/5whyv292
Apply at: bit.ly/forevertwenty9 To be submitted by the applicant.
DHS Waddell Family Legacy Scholarship
Graduating senior from the illustrious James Benson Dudley High School with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Must provide college acceptance to a 2- or 4-year institution.
Apply at:https://tinyurl.com/46fdy7dz (Make a copy/Download to edit)
Printed Copies available in the Counseling Center. To be submitted by the applicant
Scholarship Search Engine Websites:
CFNC College Scholarship Search
College Board Scholarship Search
College Board Opportunity Scholarships
- Start searching for scholarships as soon as possible.
- LISTEN for announcements! Local scholarships are still rolling in.
- Your schools of interest are important sources of scholarship information. Check their websites or contact the financial aid office for information on specific scholarships the school offers.
- Watch deadlines like a hawk. We will never know how much scholarship money is lost simply because the applicant missed the deadline. Use a calendar and checklist to get organized.
- Watch for scholarship scams. There are many scam artists who try to make money off gullible students.
- Search, Search, SEARCH! Persistence is the key to getting a scholarship. Free scholarship searches are available at www.cappex.com, www.fastweb.com, www.studentscholarships.org, www.scholarshipowl.com, www.finaid.org, www.collegeboard.org, www.princetonreview.com/college/finance/, https://www.bestcolleges.com, https://www.fftc.org/scholarships, and www.cfnc.org
- https://finder.hsf.net/resources scholarship info for Latino/Hispanic students
- http://www.tmcf.org provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
- https://ronbrowngps.fluidreview.com/ for African-American juniors and seniors interested in the Guided Pathway Support Program to learn how to prepare, apply to, pay for, persist in and graduate from college.
- http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html scholarships for Asian & Pacific Islander students
- https://collegefund.org provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
- https://www.scholarshipsforwomen.net scholarships for women based on ethnicity, major, family, and religion.
- https://www.dellscholars.org for students with academic potential and determination that have a definite need for financial assistance.
- https://www.uncf.org awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books, as well as room and board.
- https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ scholarships for outstanding student leaders.
- https://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/nchsaa-endowed-fund-scholarships NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarships for student-athletes.
- https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/additional-resources/ Additional scholarship and resources for various populations.
- https://www.ncld.org/what-we-do/scholarships scholarship resources from the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
- https://thinkcollege.net/college-search?f%5B0%5D=tc_state_province%3ANorth%20Carolina list of college and career programs available to students with disabilities in NC.
- https://www.eaa.org/eaa/learn-to-fly/Scholarships/post-secondary-scholarships scholarships for aviation or other related fields.
- https://www.actuarialfoundation.org/scholarships/ for students interest in the actuarial profession (someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance risks premiums) through scholarships and reimbursement programs.
- https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/resume-cover-letter-guide/ get help with building your resume and cover letter, finding a job, networking and mentorship resources, job search, interviewing skills and landing an internship.
- https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/all-scholarships-2/ Scholarships deadlines by month
- https://www.road2college.com/category/finance/scholarships/ Other scholarship database with deadlines by month and other helpful resources.
- Think outside the box when it comes to your scholarship search. Consider your family, lifestyle, interests, hobbies, medical status, religion, college major and more when looking for potential scholarship activities. The first in your family to attend college? They have scholarship opportunities for that! Really take time to brainstorm, and consider asking for your parents’ input. Your family background can qualify you for a plethora of college scholarships.
- Look for scholarships that speak to your career goals and/or your major.
- Look in your own community and ask around to see who is providing college tuition assistance in your area. This may include your father’s employer, the factory you worked at one summer, or the local chamber of commerce.
(Scholarship Applications are posted on Bloomz as well.)