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
    • Wrestling
    • Baseball
    • 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)

    Amount: $2,500

    Eligibility: All those interested in attending a 4-year college or university

    Criteria: There is no essay 

     

    GenM Scholarship (Apply before September 30, 2019)

    Amount: $5,000

    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)

    Amount: $2,000

    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.

     

    P.E.O. Star (Apply by Oct. 16, 2019)

    Amount: $2500

    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)

    Amount: $25,000

    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)

    Amount: varies

    Eligibility: must attend Lenoir Rhyne University and enter the teaching profession

     

    You Deserve it Scholarship  (October 29, 2019)

    Amount: $1000

    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)

    Amount: $25,000

    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)

    Amount: $10,000

    Eligibility: be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2019, Answer essay question on the sponsor's 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)

    Amount: $50,000

    Eligibility: high school senior who is a citizen of the U.S., need not to related to a member of the Elks.

     

    Arts Scholarship - University of Dayton (Deadline: November 1, 2019)

    Amount: $10,000 over 4 years

    Description: For art students including art, design, theatre, dance and performance technology.

    Eligibility: Art & Design  Theatre, Dance, and Performance 

     

    The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program (November 15, 2019)

    Amount: varies – but lots of money!!

    Eligibility: must attend UNC or Duke

     

    NC A&T Cheatham-White Scholarship (November 15th, 2019)

    Amount: differs

    Deadline: November 15, 2019

    Criteria: Merit based, 4.0 gpa or higher, 1280 SAT or 28 ACT scores, respectfully

     

    DECEMBER DUE DATES

    Brockman Foundation Scholarship - Texas A&M, STEM & Business (December 1st, 2019)

    Amount: Full Ride, 4 years undergraduate, 1 year masters

    Description: must attend Texas A&M, undergraduate degree in STEM, masters degree from business school

    Eligibility: see website

     

    NC A&T - Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholarship (December 15, 2019)

    Amount: differs

    Criteria: Merit based

    minimum of 3.75 gpa or higher

    1270 SAT or 27 ACT score, respectfully

     

    Because of My Village Scholarship (December 20, 2019)

    Amount: $1,000

    Criteria:

    • gpa 3.0 or higher
    • minority male high school senior
    • complete the packet online or on the door outside of the counseling office
    • transcript
    • resume
    • essay
    • headshot photo
    • must attend a 2 or 4 year college/university
    • parent/guardian, counselor signature

     

    JANUARY DUE DATES

    Ron Brown Scholarship (January 8, 2020)

    Amount: $10,000

    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.

     

    Foot Locker Scholarship (January 3rd, 2020)

    Amount: $20,000

    Eligibility: must be attending a 4-year college/university, must play a sport, have maintained a 3.0 GPA from grades 9-12

     

    J.R. Kernodle Memorial Scholarship (January 31, 2020)

    Amount: $10,000 and renewable

    Criteria: MUST want to become a teacher. For more information, contact Connie Leeper at cleeper@cfgg.org

     

    Carson Scholars Fund (January 10, 2019)

     

    Eligibility: 

    • High school student
    • 3.75  GPA or higher
    • Actively engage in community service

    Contact: Te'Ana S. Mason (336) 285-3480 or tsmason@ncat.edu

     

    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority (January 16, 2019)

    Amount: $100,000 

    Eligibility: 

    • Must be female senior student at a Title I high school or an International equivalent high school.​
    • Must be graduating in May (spring) of the award year and enrolling as a full-time student in an​ accredited college or university in the fall of the same year.​
    • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate financial need.​
    • Community service and involvement is a plus.​

     

    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)

    Amount: varies

    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. 

     

    Elon Teaching Fellows Program

    Amount: $5,550 per semester

    Description: Elon Teaching Fellows is open for all students who are interested in attending 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

     

    J.C. James Memorial Scholarship (February 8, 2020)

    Amount: $5,000

    Criteria: must have an interest in politics, international relations, traveling and studying and/or living abroad. For more information contact Connie Leeper at: cleeper@cfgg.org

     

    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)

    Amount: $10,000

    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.

     

    T.D.Williams Memorial Scholarship (March 4, 2020)

    Amount: $2,500

    Criteria: for more information contact Connie Leeper at cleeper@cfgg.org

     

    Y.D. Anthony Memorial Scholarship (March 4, 2020)

    Amount: $2,500 and renewable

    Criteria: Guilford County resident who pursues a degree in engineering, for more information contact Connie Leeper at cleeper@cfgg.org

     

    Evans Memorial Scholarship (March 4, 2020)

    Amount: $1,000 and renewable

    Criteria: Must be a resident of ​McLeansvil​le! Wanting to pursue a degree in science or humanities, renewable based on need and academic achievement. For more information, Contact Connie Leeper at: cleeper@cfgg.org

     

    APRIL DUE DATES

    O'Briant Scholarship (April 17, 2020)

    Amount: $2,500

    Criteria: based on needs and academic achievement, renewable, for more information, contact Connie Leeper at cleeper@cfgg.org

     

     

    MAY DUE DATES

    Myatt Writing Scholarship (May 8, 2020)

    Amount: $3,000

    Criteria: For more information, contact Connie Leeper at cleeper@cfgg.org

     

    *Scholarships are subject to student eligibility