Specific Scholarships and Awards*
SEPTEMBER DUE DATES
Morehead-Cain Scholarships (Nominations are due by Sept 27, 2019; Applications due October 15, 2019)
Amount: Amounts may Vary
Description: The Morehead-Cain Foundation seeks motivated, courageous, and inquisitive leaders interested in embracing new and unknown experiences and impacting positively and profoundly the people and purists that define their lives.
Eligibility: Applicants should be on track to graduate high school in the spring. Additionally, a student must be a competitive applicant to the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and nominated by your high school or an affiliate program or applying directly.
Davidson- Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship (Nomination are due September 27, 2019; Applications due October 15, 2019)
- Men's Golf
- Men's and Women's Cross Country
- Men's and Women's Soccer
- Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving
- Men's and Women's Tennis
- Men's and Women's Track and Field
- Men's and Women's Indoor Track
- Women's Field Hockey
- Women's Lacrosse
- Women's Volleyball
Amount: Amounts may Vary
Description: The Lowell L. Bryan Scholarship is available for students who are interested in pursuing athletes at Davidson University.
Eligibility: Participate in an eligible sport (see list). Be nominated by your counselor, school head, coach (high school or league), or by a Davidson College coach by September 27 of your senior year. Provide stats and player profile information to the Davidson coach of your sport immediately.
Cirkled in Back to School Scholarship (Apply Sept 30,2019)
Eligibility: All those interested in attending a 4 year college or university
Criteria: There is no essay
GenM Scholarship (Apply before September 30, 2019)
Description: After completing at least one GenM digital marketing apprenticeship, students are able to apply for quarterly scholarships.
Eligibility: Applicant must be in high school, college, or university, and be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline
Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program (Apply before September 30, 2019)
Description: The first gold-backed scholarship of the modern era, setting aside 100 oz of physical gold for scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who display deep understanding of economics and monetary policy.
Eligibility: Applicant must be in high school, college, or university, and have an interest in economics. You do not have to plan on majoring in economics.
OCTOBER DUE DATES
North Carolina State University Park Scholarship (Endorsement due Oct 15; Apply to NC State by Nov 1)
Amount: $1,000- $10,000
Eligibility: All those interested in attending North Carolina State University
Criteria: Park Scholars are selected based on academic merit, exemplary character, exceptional potential for leadership and interested in attending North Carolina State University. The goal of the selection process is to identify young people who demonstrate high academic achievement and leadership, as well as those with unusual aptitudes, uncommon talents and special gifts of creativity or entrepreneurial acumen. Financial need is not a consideration
UNC Thomas Wolfe Scholarship (Apply to UNC Chapel Hill by Oct 15; Apply for scholarship by Nov 15)
Amount: $500- $10,000
Eligibility: All those interested in the arts and attending University North Carolina- Chapel Hill
Criteria: The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship award, the first of its kind at UNC-Chapel Hill, will be based largely on written work submitted by candidates. Artistic merit is the chief criterion of selection. Students who write poetry, fiction, plays, literary non-fiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles-letters) are eligible.
Eligibility: to use towards an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the U.S. or Canada in the next academic year.
Criteria: high school senior, female, achievement based - see Ms. Leonard for more information if interested
Horalto Alger Scholarship (October 25, 2019)
Eligibility: full time high school senior in the U.S., graduating in Spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter college in the United States, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U.S.
Lenoir Rhyne University (October 26, 2019)
Eligibility: must attend Lenoir Rhyne University and enter the teaching profession
You Deserve it Scholarship (October 29, 2019)
Eligibility: be a resident of any of the 50 U.S. States, District of Columbia or US Territories, be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in high school.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program (October 31, 2019)
Eligibility: Be a current high school student attending a school in the U.S. who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic school year.
SP High School Scholarship (October 31, 2019)
Eligibility: be a high school student planning to attend college in September, 2019, Answer essay question on the sponsors website.
NOVEMBER DUE DATES
Prudential Spirit (Apply November 5, 2019)
Amount: $1,000- $5,000
Eligibility: Open for students in grades 5-12
Criteria: Students who are actively engaged in volunteer activity for at least 12 months prior to the application due date
Guilford Community Foundation Scholarships (Deadlines will Vary)
Amount: Amounts may Vary
Description: The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro administers more than 60 scholarship opportunities, including many that support graduating high school seniors.
Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded based on a range of factors depending on the scholarship, including need, talent, academic achievement, field-of-study focus, and athletics
Davidson-John M. Belk Scholarship (November 1, 2019)
Amount: varies ($67,794 - $3000)
Eligibility: see flyer
Elks MV Student Competition (November 15, 2019)
Eligibility: high school senior who is a citizen of the U.S., need not to related to a member of the Elks.
The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program (November 15, 2019)
Amount: varies – but lots of money!!
Eligibility: must attend UNC or Duke
JANUARY DUE DATES
Ron Brown Scholarship (January 8, 2020)
Description: RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year scholarships to the most talented and economically challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.
Eligibility: Must be Black/African American high school senior at the time of your application. Additionally, individuals must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities, and demonstrate financial need.
NC Teaching Fellows Program (January 13, 2020)
Amount: $4,125 a semester
Description: The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is a competitive, merit based forgivable loan for service program that provides highly qualified students committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in a North Carolina public school.
Eligibility: High school applicants must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and have scored at least a 24 on the ACT or a 1,100 on the SAT. Be accepted to enroll in an approved educator preparation program leading to initial licensure in an eligible area at one of the five Teaching Fellows partner institutions Elon University, Meredith College, NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte Students must be willing to teach in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) or special education licensure area in a North Carolina public school, traditional or charter.
FEBRUARY DUE DATES
Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship (Apply Feb 2, 2019)
Amount: $1,000- $3,000
Eligibility: Awarded to a high school senior who plans to attend a post-secondary institution in North Carolina.
Criteria: Be a high school senior who is planning on matriculating into a postsecondary program in North Carolina beginning in the fall of 2020.
Daughters of the American Revolution (Apply by Feb. 15, 2020)
Eligibility: Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of higher education in diverse areas of study including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science and English.
Amount: $5,550 per semester
Description: Elon Teaching Fellows is open for all students who are interested in attend Elon and have an interest in teaching
Eligibility: Outstanding student leaders who have a GPA of at least 3.8 should consider applying. Standardized test scores will also be evaluated. Twenty-five Teaching Fellows will be selected annually
MARCH DUE DATES
UVA - Jefferson Scholarship (Apply ASAP selection is made in March, 2020)
Amount: entire tuition for UVA for all 4 year (in or out of state)
Eligibility: Must attend UVA for all 4 years immediately out of graduating high school.
Criteria: high school senior, only 2 students nominated from NEHS, based SOLELY on MERIT.
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholars (March 21, 2020)
Description: Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students who want to build their talents and change the world! Will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science that demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities
Eligibility: Current high school seniors with a cumulative 3.5 or above GPA, or current college freshmen or sophomores with a cumulative 3.0 or above GPA. Students must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S., majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Math, Physics, Information Systems/Management Information Systems or Information Assurance. Also, students must demonstrate financial need.
J. Howard Coble Scholarship (March 21, 2020)
Amount: Amounts may vary
Description: The J. Howard Coble Scholarship was established in 2016 by Howard’s nephew Dr. Ray Coble and wife Chris Coble who created a fund at the High Point Community Foundation to honor Congressman J. Howard Coble and provide financial support for deserving students who demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble
Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman. It will be awarded to the student who best demonstrates the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble, including high moral character and good citizenship. Priority will be given to children of U.S. military personnel or U.S. military veterans, members of scouting programs, and members of ROTC programs.
*Scholarships are subject to student eligibility