General Scholarship Websites

Specific Scholarships and Awards*

  • BB&T Scholarships

    Amount: $1,000-$2,500

    Deadline: Varies

    Criteria: Students need to create three lessons and write a short blog

    Questions: Mr. Mike Oliver, moliver@everfi.com

     

    SEPTEMBER DUE DATES

    Morehead-Cain Scholarships

    Amount: Amounts may Vary

    Deadline: Nominations are due by Sept 27, 2019; Applications due October 15, 2019

    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 

    • 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

    Deadline: Nominations are due September 27, 2019; Applications due October 15, 2019

    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 

    Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019

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

    Criteria: There is no essay 

      

    Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program 

    Amount: $2,000

    Deadline: Sept. 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

    Amount: $1,000- $10,000

    Deadline: Endorsement due Oct 15; Apply to NC State by Nov 1

    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 

    Amount: $500- $10,000

    Deadline: UNC Oct. 15, Scholarship by Nov. 15th

    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

    Amount: $2500

    Deadline: Oct 16, 2019

    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 

    Amount: $25,000

    Deadline: Oct 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 

    Amount: varies

    Deadline: Oct. 26, 2019

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

     

     

    Coca-Cola Scholars Program 

    Amount: $25,000

    Deadline: Oct 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.

      

    NOVEMBER DUE DATES

    Prudential Spirit 

    Amount: $1,000- $5,000

    Deadline: Nov 5, 2019

    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

    Amount: Amounts may Vary

    Deadline: varies

    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 

    Amount: varies ($67,794 - $3000)

    Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

    Eligibility: see flyer

     

    Elks MV Student Competition 

    Amount: $50,000

    Deadline: Nov 15 2019

    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 

    Amount: $10,000 over 4 years

    Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

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

    Eligibility: Art & Design  Theatre, Dance, and Performance 

     

    The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program 

    Amount: varies – but lots of money!!

    Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

    Eligibility: must attend UNC or Duke

     

    NC A&T Cheatham-White Scholarship 

    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

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

    Deadline: Dec 1 2019

    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 

    Amount: varies

    Deadline: Dec 15 2019

    Criteria: Merit based

    minimum of 3.75 gpa or higher

    1270 SAT or 27 ACT score, respectfully

     

    Because of My Village Scholarship 

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: Dec 20, 2019

    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 

    Amount: $10,000

    Deadline: Jan 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 

    Amount: $4,125 a semester

    Deadline: Jan 13, 2020

    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.

     

    NC State Teaching Fellows

    Amount: $33,000

    Deadline: January 13, 2020

    Criteria: see flyer

     

    Foot Locker Scholarship

    Amount: $20,000

    Jan 3, 2020

    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

    Amount: $10,000 and renewable

    Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

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

     

    Carson Scholars Fund

    Amount: varies

    Deadline: Jan 10 2020

    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

      

    FEBRUARY DUE DATES

    SECU Foundation Scholarships 

    Amount: up to $10,000

    Deadline: Feb 24th, 2020

    Eligibility: Need to be a SECU member/or have a parent or guardian who is a member

    See counseling for application and more information

     

    Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship 

    Amount: $1,000- $3,000

    Deadline: February 2, 2020

    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 

    Amount: varies

    Deadline: February 15th, 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. 

     

    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 

    Amount: $5,000

    Deadline: February 8, 2020

    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

     

    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 

    Amount: $100,000

    Deadline: February 28, 2020

    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.​

     

    Delta Sigma Theta

    Amount: $500 - $1,000

    Deadline: February 19, 2020

    Criteria:

     

    N.C. A&T Gate City Alumni Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: February 28, 2020

    Criteria:

     

    MARCH DUE DATES

    UVA - Jefferson Scholarship 

    Amount: entire tuition for UVA for all 4 year (in or out of state)

    Deadline: ASAP, selection in March 2020

    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.

     

    American Chemical Society Scholarship

    Amount: $5,000

    Deadline: March 1, 2020

    Criteria:

    • US Citizen or legal permanent resident of US
    • high school senior

     

    Lockheed Martin STEM Scholars

    Amount: $10,000

    Deadline: 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

    Amount: Amounts may vary

    Deadline: March 21, 2020

    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

    Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: March 4, 2020

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

     

    Y.D. Anthony Memorial Scholarship 

    Amount: $2,500 and renewable

    Deadline: March 4, 2020

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

     

    Evans Memorial Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000 and renewable

    Deadline: March 4, 2020

    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

     

    PFLAG Greensboro Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: March 15, 2020

    Criteria:

    • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or LGBTQ allied student who exhibits courage & leadership in their school and community
    • Essay & recommendations
    • Application: https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/education1/carter-stroupe-memorial-scholarship

     

    Energy United Scholarship

    Amount: Two for $5,000 each

    Deadline: March 31, 2020

     

    Lambda Scholarship

    Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: March 31, 2020

    Criteria:

    • High school female senior
    • Plan to major in Education
    • Financial need based
    • Complete packet from Ms. Leonard in counseling office

     

    SP High School Scholarship 

    Amount: $10,000

    Deadline: March 31, 2019

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

     

    YDI Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: March 29, 2020

    Criteria:

    • US Resident
    • high school student
    • 16 years old or older

    GenM Scholarship 

    Amount: $5,000

    Deadline: March 31st, 2020

    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

     

    Yvonne M. Neal Scholarship

    Amount: $500

    Deadline: March 2, 2020

    Criteria:

    • Scholastic achievement
    • Community impact
    • Financial assistance
    • Must attend 2 or 4 year college/university/technical college
    • See counseling for application

     

    Herter-O'Neal Scholarship

    Amount: $750

    Deadline: March 10, 2020

    Criteria:

    • applications are in counseling department - must submit application
    • pursuing associates or Bachelor's degree in business or business related field

     

    APRIL DUE DATES

    Level Up Parenting Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: April 1, 2020

    Criteria:

    • Teen mom
    • Guilford County Resident
    • gpa 2.0 or higher
    • Participated in Level Up Parenting Event
    • Complete packet from Ms. Leonard in counseling office

     

    Heavy Equipment Parts

    Amount: $500

    Deadline: April 1, 2020

    Criteria:

    • high school student
    • at least 16 years old

     

    O'Briant Scholarship 

    Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: April 17, 2020)

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

     

    Bernard Harris Math & Science Scholarship

    Amount: Four for $5,000 each

    Deadline: April 6, 2020

    Criteria:

    • Must be interested in STEM
    • Minimum gpa of 3.0
    • African American/Hispanic

    Application:  www.cgcs.org

     

    Buffalo Soldiers

    Amount: $500

    Deadline: April 18, 2020

    Criteria:

    • Packet can be picked up outside counseling office
    • Packet can be picked up from Ms. Leonard
    • Must complete packet with essay
    • Minimum gpa of 2.0 on 4.0 scale

     

    SKP Love

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: April 1, 2020

    Criteria:

    • www.skplove.org
    • Active member of your local church
    • gpa - 2.5 or higher
    • Good attendance records with school & church
    • Plan to attend college/university/technical community college

     

    Scholarship Name: Gamma Epsilon Scholarship

    Amount: $2,300

    Deadline: April 23, 2020

    Criteria:

    • applications are in counseling department - must submit application
    • high school senior
    • wants to pursue a career in education

     

    Greensboro Men's Club

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: April 30, 2020

    Criteria:

    • applications are in counseling department - must submit application
    • male high school student
    • need based
    • gpa - 3.0 or higher

     

    MAY DUE DATES

    Myatt Writing Scholarship

    Amount: $3,000

    Deadline: May 8, 2020

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

     

    LM Scholarship

    Amount: $500

    Deadline: May 31, 2020

    Criteria:

    • be currently enrolled or expected to be enrolled in a degree program by September 2020
    • gpa - 3.0 or higher
    • essay

    Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: May 15, 2020

    Criteria:

     

    PB&J Scholarship

    Amount: $500-$1,000

    Deadline: May 31, 2020

    Criteria:

    • 1st time scholarship is open to Northeast High School students!!!
    • Looking for students who have experienced challenges in their life & who have drive to succeed!
    • 2-4 year college/university bound in Fall 2020
    • Application: http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020

     

    JUNE DUE DATES

    El Dabe Ritter Scholarship

    Amount: $1,500

    Deadline: June 30, 2020

    Criteria: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship 

     

    *Scholarships are subject to student eligibility