• Scholarship Opportunities for Guilford County Students


    Click here to access our online application portal.



    The Jason Christopher James Memorial Scholarship applications are due February 7, 2024.   One $7,500 award will be given to a student interested in politics, international relations, traveling, and studying/living abroad.


    The John Carlton Myatt Creative Writing Scholarship applications are due May 8, 2024.   One $3,000 award will be given to a student who intends to pursue a degree in English, Writing, or Language Arts.  Examples of creative and/or critical writing must be submitted along with this application. 


    The Herman and Earline Herbin Scholarship applications are due March 4, 2024.  Two $1,750 renewable scholarships will be awarded to two Guilford County high school seniors. The scholarship is primarily need based, but academic standing will be a secondary determining factor.


    The Thomas and Bettie O’Briant Scholarship applications are due March 4, 2024.  One $2,500 scholarship will be awarded and is renewable for up to four years.  This award is based on need and academic achievement.


    The Kay Hagan Memorial Scholarship applications are due February 15, 2024.  This scholarship is intended for a female high school senior with a passion for community and civic leadership.  The $1,000 scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years. 


    The William Bryant Evans and Lucy Teague Evans Memorial Scholarship is intended for students living in the McCleansville area with an interest in majoring in science or the humanities.  The $1,000 renewable award is based on need and academic achievement and applications are due March 4, 2024. 



    Please contact Connie Leeper at cleeper@cfgg.org or (336) 790-6613 if you have any questions. 



  • State Employees Credit Union (SECU): People Helping People Scholarship

    Amount: $10,000

    SECU Foundation takes an active role in assisting communities across North Carolina because we believe in "People Helping People."

    To support this commitment, the People Helping People scholarship was established to help NC public high school students attend college.

    Eligibility Requirement:

    • Current senior at a North Carolina public high school
    • SECU member or eligible for membership through a parent/guardian
    • NC resident and eligible for in-state tuition
    • Accepted to attend one of the 16 UNC system universities as a full-time undergraduate
    • Demonstrated scholastic achievement with a 2.5 or higher unweighted GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibited leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement
    • Filed FAFSA as part of the application

    Follow this link to get started:DocuSign 


  • $1,500 Eberhart Scholarship

    The purpose of the Eberhart Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a Guilford County Schools graduating senior who might not otherwise be able to attend an institution of higher learning.

    The scholarship may be applied to tuition, room and board, books and supplies, or fees.

    The scholarship will be awarded to a Guilford County resident to attend a state or private four year college or university in North Carolina.

    The application deadline is April 15 with notification to the recipient of the scholarship by May 1.

    Please contact the Chair of the Eberhart Scholarship Committee, Eberhart@enrichmentfund.org, with any questions.

    Criteria for Selection

    1. Financial need
    2.  Academic achievement (minimum 3.0 weighted GPA) and promise 
    3.  Participation in extra-curricular activities 
    4.  Involvement in community activities 
    5.  Character Application Requirements
      1. In order to be considered, your application must include all of the items in the following checklist:
        1.  ____ . Three page Eberhart Scholarship application form (1. General Information and Activities 2. Financial Information 3. Personal Statement)
        2. ____ . Official high school transcript including courses taken, grades, class rank, and GPA 
        3. ____ . SAT or ACT scores (a copy of your score report is sufficient)
        4.  ____ . Two recommendations using the Eberhart Scholarship Recommendation Form
          1. ___ One from a principal, school counselor, or teacher (choose only one)
          2. ___ One from a community representative (must not be a relative)
          3. All scholarship materials should be included in one envelope and sent to: Eberhart Scholarship Enrichment Fund for the Guilford County Schools P. O. Box 10208 Greensboro, NC 27404 Deadline:April 15 
      2. Please follow this link for the application: file:///C:/Users/parksc/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/4T06GXS4/2024%20Eberhart%20scholarship%20form%20Update2023.pdf




    Dream.US scholarships are for highly motivated undocumented students who want to get a college education but are unable to afford the cost. They have no access to federal aid, limited access to state aid, and they sometimes face paying out-of-state tuition. We offer two scholarships.









    Applications are open to immigrant students, with or without DACA/TPS, who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before Nov. 1, 2018. All undocumented students who meet the eligibility criteria are welcome to apply. 


    We have two Scholarship types:

    • TheDream.US Opportunity Scholarship is for students who live in targeted, locked-out states where they cannot access in-state tuition. The Opportunity Scholarship provides up to $80,000 to cover tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals for a bachelor’s degree. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2024.
    • TheDream.US National Scholarship is for high school graduates or those currently/previously enrolled in college to attend a Partner College in their state. The National Scholarship is for tuition and fees up to $19,500 for an associate’s degree and $39,000 for a bachelor’s degree. Deadline for applications is February 29, 2024.


    More information and application details are available here.


    Use this 2-page toolkit as a helpful guide to share on your campus and in your community.


    With our gratitude for all you do for students,


    TheDream.US Team

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Aubrey Lee Brooks

  • Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship


    The 2024-2025 school year Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship application (Class of 2024) will be activated January 16, 2024.  The student’s full application packet must be electronically completed and submitted with all required information/documentation via the application system by March 1, 2024, to receive consideration.


    A complete application consists of:

    1. Application
    2. NC High School Academic Transcript (must include final grades for Fall 2023 term classes)
    3. SAT/ACT Scores (if not taken, a memo must be uploaded explaining why)
    4. Recommendations (2)
    5. 2024-2025 FAFSA (fully processed by the US Dept. of Education)
    6. Residency Determination Service (NC residency confirmed)



    • Items 1, 2 and 3 are submitted electronically via the student’s account in the application system (MyPortal).  Required before the system will allow them to submit their information.
    • Recommendations are submitted electronically by the student’s selected recommenders via a system provided MyPortl link.
    • We will be able to obtain student’s FAFSA information directly from the US Dept. of Education if at least one NC college/university is listed in the school section.
    • We will be able to obtain the student’s RDS information directly from the Residency Determination Service office if they have completed the RDS process.


    The website that houses information about the program, including eligibility requirements and the link to apply, can be accessed via the “Program Information” tab below.  Attached is an electronic copy of the information brochure for the program.  If you would like to receive printed copies of the brochure, respond to this email to advise. 


    Program Information 


    Your assistance with promoting this scholarship opportunity and encouraging students to complete the process by the deadline is appreciated.


    Thank you,



    Higher Education Programs Division