• Scholarships

    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 through 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.


    Scholarship Websites:


    www.cfnc.org (log into your account) 









    Scholarship Name





    Where to apply



    Sept. 15, 2019



    Gates Scholarship

    • 3.3< GPA
    • Pell-eligible
    • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident

    Minority 12th graders

    Full Cost of tuition, board, etc.



    Sept. 16, 2019


    Golden Door

    • DACA students
    • Strong academic record

    DACA students only

    Up to $40,000



    Sept. 19, 2019



    Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

    •  Submit 800-1600 word essay about 1 of 3 topics about Atlas Shrugged

    12th graders

    1st place: $25,000

    ($100-$2,500 for finalists)


    Sept. 26, 2019


    • High-achieving
    • Low income
    • Must plan to attend partner institution



    12th graders

    Full four-year attendance


    Partner Institutions: https://www.questbridge.org/college-partners



    Oct. 6, 2019

    William Randolph Hearst Foundations US Senate Youth Program

    • Must attend entire Washington Week program (March 7-14, 2020) 


    11th and 12th graders serving in leadership positions




    Oct. 6, 2019

    14th Annual AES Scholarship

    • For all fields of study
    • Engineering course(s) not required


    Seniors Only






    Oct. 15, 2019




    • Competitive applicant to UNC-CH

    12th graders interested in UNC-CH

    Full four-year attendance


    More Info: http://www.moreheadcain.org/prospective-scholars/



    Oct. 25, 2019




    Horatio Alger Scholarship Award

    • 2.0< GPA
    • financial need (<55,000)
    • US Citizen
    • Involved in co-curricular & community service activities

    12th graders interested in completing a Bachelor’s degree

    State: $10,000

    and National: $25,000

    State: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/


    National: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/

    Oct. 31, 2019

    Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

    • Record an audio essay on a patriotic theme.

    9th-12th graders

    $30,000 and paid trip to Washington D.C.







    5pm EST Thursday, Oct 31, 2019



    Coca-Cola Scholars Program

    • U.S. Citizens, Nationals, Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees



    12th graders interested in pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution



    Nov. 1, 2019

    Park Scholarships

    • Graduating from US high school
    • High-achieving
    • Involved in leadership & service

    12th graders who plan to attend NC State

    Up to $111,000 in-state and up to $205,000 out-of-state





    Nov. 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM




    Elk's National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition

    • U.S. Citizens


    12th graders who plan to attend a four-year US college

    From $4,000 to $50,000 and paid trip to Chicago





    Nov. 8, 2019




    Levine Scholars

    • Apply to UNCC by 11/1
    • U.S. Citizens or permanent resident
    • Leadership and service
    • High- achieving

    12th graders who plan to attend UNCC

     four-year package: $105,000 in-state and $155,000 out-of-state



    Nov. 13, 2019



    Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

    • Demonstrate financial need

    12th graders who plan to attend a four-year college

    Up to $40,000 per year


    (apply on Common App: https://apply.commonapp.org/login?ma=987)




    Nov. 15, 2019




    Robertson Scholars

    • Plan to attend UNC-CH or Duke
    • Leadership, intellectual curiosity, character, and collaboration
    • High- achieving

    12th graders who plan to attend UNC-CH or Duke

    fully-funded four-year scholarship 




    Opens: Sept. 1, 2019

     Nov. 30, 2019



    Cheatham-White Scholarship

    • US citizen or permanent resident
    • GPA: >4.0, SAT: 1280 or ACT: 28
    • Leadership, service and character

    12th graders who plan to attend NC A&T

    fully-funded four-year scholarship 




    Dec. 15, 2019




    Burger King Scholars Program

    • 2.5< GPA
    • Attend an accredited 2 or 4-year college, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

    12th graders & employees and their family (spouse & children)

    From $1,000 to $50,000




    Opens: Nov. 1, 2019

    Jan. 15, 2020



    Goodnight Scholars

    • <$110,000 family income
    • NC resident
    • Desire a STEM major
    • High-achieving

    12th graders & transfers who plan to attend NC State

    $20,500 renewable for 4 years (3 years for transfers)





    Opens: Dec. 2019

     Jan. 31, 2020



    Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enroll at NC State, UNC-CH, or UNC-G

    12th graders

    Up to $11,100 per year, plus computer award up to $2,500.


     Jan. 3, 2020 at 5pm












     Foot Locker Scholar  
    • In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must:
    • Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2020
    • Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.)
    • Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade
    •  Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident
    •  Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible


    • We’re searching for applicants who are strong on and off the field; students who have excellent records of community service, academics, and athletics. We’re searching for leaders and inspiring individuals! 




    20 awards of $20,000 each. As a bonus, one of our 20 winners will be selected for the Ken C. Hicks scholarship for demonstrating superior educational achievement, outstanding leadership, and a true love of the game. This winner will receive an additional $5,000 award.   



    Jan. 23, 2020

    Live Mas Scholarship


    • Submit a two-minute video that tells the story of your life's passion


    16+ years old planning to continue education to pursue goals

    $5,000 - $25,000


    Jan. 31, 2020

    1890 National Scholarship

    • US Citizen
    • 3.0 gpa minimum
    • Study agriculture, food, natural resources, etc

    Senior who will attend one of these schools:


    Full tuition for 4 years


    Jan. 31, 2020

    Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enroll at NC State, UNC-CH, or UNCG

    12 graders

    Up to $11,100 per year, plus computer award up to $2,500.


    Jan. 31, 2020

    Crumley Roberts Chairman's Scholarship

    • attend an accredited four-year college or university in the coming fall 
    • NC resident

    12 graders

    $20,500 renewable for 4 years (3 years for transfers)


    Jan. 31, 2020

    The John R. Kernodle, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

    • Extracurricular involvement
    • commitment to the field of public education & community service

    Students who want to serve for at least three years as a full-time teacher in N.C. public schools

    Up to $10,000 per year


    Feb. 1, 2020

    Mel Hughes Allegacy Scholarship

    • Primary Allegacy member with your own savings account

    Seniors accepted on a full-time basis at an accredited post-secondary institution

    $1,300/year University students $250/year to students of a tech or community college


    Feb. 2, 2020

    Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship

    • Involvement in extracurricular activities, honors, & community work.
    • 500-700 word essay

    12th graders planning to attend a North Carolina college or university 

    $3000 (1st place) and $1000 (2nd place)


    Feb. 15, 2020


    College of Science and Technology SciTech Scholars Scholarship

    • Accepted into North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
    • Declared Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, or Electronics Technology as major
    • Verifiable financial need
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (unweighted)


    12th graders

    two (2) year renewable scholarship of $4000/semester to incoming freshmen

    College of Science and Technology SciTech Scholars Scholarship Application

     Feb. 28, 2020

    Centennial Scholarship 

    • Minimum 3.0 gpa
    • Enroll full time at accredited college/ university in Fall 2020

    12th graders

    $100,000 for 4 consecutive years




    Opens: November 1, 2019

    Jan. 31, 2020.  



     The John R. Kernodle, Jr. Memorial Scholarship 
    •   For a student wishing to become a teacher.
     12th graders  Renewable award (up to $10,000 per year)  www.cfgg.org




      Feb. 8, 2020    





     The Jason Christopher James Memorial Scholarship
    •  Interested in politics, international relations and traveling, studying and/or living abroad.
    12th graders   One $5,000 award is given to a student  www.cfgg.org

    Feb. 14, 2020

    2020 Kappa Lambda Scholarship


    • African-American males
    • Enrolled in 4-year College/ University
    • minimum 3.0 gpa (weighted)


    12th graders $1,000.00

    In order to complete the application, you must have a Google email/account and the entire application must be completed ONLINE


    The application and reference forms are all online and can be found by visiting www.greensboroalphas.org or students may click on the following link https://forms.gle/iCMxACPa7gBkcYFFA. Students will be required to create a free Google Gmail email to log in and complete the application


     Feb. 21, 2020

    SECU Foundation

    "People Helping People"

    • Must be a SECU member or parent/ guardian
    • Senior accepted to one of the 16 UNC Schools
    • US citizen and resident of NC
    • Demonstrated: leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement
    • Maintained 2.5 gpa or high unweighted




    12th graders (8) consecutive fall/spring semester at $1,250.00

    2020 High School Scholarship Program Eligibility Criteria

    2020 People Helping People Scholarship Consent Form

    Guidelines for Writing Scholarship Bio

    2020 Application for High School Scholarship Program

    Feb 21, 2020

    Jean Embrey Frazier Scholarship

    • Must be enrolled in health occupations/medical careers high school course
    • minimum 3.0 GPA
    •  financial need
     Seniors interested in pursuing a career in the health care field  Up to $1,000  Please check with Ms. Spurgeon

    NLT March 2020

    Better Business Bureau


    Good Academics, service, & leadership NC Seniors who will enroll at an accredited two or four year college $5,000 to 2 students https://www.cfnc.org/Gateway?command=GetBasedProgramDetail&note=no&type=13&vocType=-1&vocational=no&id=165

     Mar. 1, 2020

    Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship
    • Enrolling Fall 2020 at a 4-year college in NC 
    • Academic top 10% of class
    • SAT minimum 1220
    • ACT composite 25
    • Good Character
    • Participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community)
    • Financial need- not the primary consideration




    12th graders

    (Female applicants only)


    $2,000 (non-renewable) Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship Application

     Mar. 1, 2020

    Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship
    • Enrolling Fall 2020 at a 4-year college in NC 
    • Academic top 10% of class
    • SAT minimum 1290
    • ACT composite 27
    • Good Character
    • Participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community)
    • Financial need- not the primary consideration




    12th graders $2,000 (non-renewable) Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship

     Mar. 1, 2020

    The Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship
    • Enrolling Fall 2020 at a 4-year college majoring in Fine Arts 
    • Academic top 20% of class
    • SAT minimum 1220
    • ACT composite 25
    • Good Character
    • Participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community)
    • Financial need- not the primary consideration





    12th graders $2,000 (non-renewable) The Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship

     March 1, 2020

    NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship
    • Enrolling in a 2 year or 4-year college
    • unweighted GPA 2.5-3.5
    • SAT score 990-1130
    • ACT score 20-24
    • Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community, and church, as well as good character, integrity, and leadership potential




    12th grader $2,000



    Student Achievement Scholarship Criteria

    (No printed or emailed applications accepted.)




     Mar. 4, 2020






    The William Bryant Evans and Lucy Teague Evans Memorial Scholarship
    •  For a resident of the McLeansville area
    • Student wishing to pursue a degree in science or the humanities.  
    12th graders This $1,000 award. Renewable award is based on need and academic achievement. www.cfgg.org




     Mar. 4, 2020




     The York David Anthony Memorial Scholarship
    •  Students from Guilford County who will pursue degrees in Engineering.
     12th graders    Two $2,500 renewable awards   www.cfgg.org

     Mar. 4, 2020 

    The Tyler David Williams Memorial Scholarship   12th graders One award of $2,500 will be given in 2020. www.cfgg.org

    Mar. 13, 2020

    Doodle for Google
    • Create Doodles using any materials you want
    • Only one application per student. Only the first doodle entered for each student will be considered
    K-12th Graders

    $30,000 & more

    See other Prizes here: https://doodles.google.com/d4g/prizes/

    March 13, 2020

    North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation Scholarship

    • Must pursue a course of study in culinary arts, hospitality management or tourism.
    NC Seniors planning to enroll full-time at an accredited 2- or 4-year
    institution in NC


    Apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfguV9gNnyyFa7t_GnSQHm9muAi8BifcpZxF2wzxseX9_L92g/viewform

    More info: https://www.cfnc.org/Gateway?command=GetBasedProgramDetail&note=no&type=13&vocType=-1&vocational=no&id=139


    Mar. 31, 2020

    Whitlow-Osborne Scholarship

    Must enter emergency services courses at a NC institution in the Fall

    - involvement in extracurricular activities, service, & other achievements



    NC Seniors who plan to pursue a career in Emergency Medical Services

    $2,000 for 2 years


    or see Ms. Spurgeon

    Mar. 31, 2020

    Foster Care to Success Scholarships



    • Have been in foster care for at least 1 year leading up to 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted
     Students who haven’t previously received scholarship funding from Foster Care to Success & will attend an accredited, Pell-eligible postsecondary school  


    Renewable up to 5 years
     April 1, 2020


    Level Up Parenting Scholarship


    •  Teen mother
    • 2.0 gpa or higher
    • Participated in Level Up Parenting Event
     12th graders  $1,000 Application
    April 1, 2020

    Barbara L. Herring

    Zeta Amicae Scholarship



    • 2.5 cumulative gpa or higher
    12th graders $500.00 Application
    April 6, 2020

    2020 CGCS - Bernard Harris

    Math & Science 

    Scholarship Program

    • African-American or Hispanic student
    • Full-time enrollment at 4-year college/university
    • Pursing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)


    12th graders $5,000.00


    Scholarship Guidelines

    April 15, 2020

    The Deltas of James B. Dudley Scholarship


    • female student
    • 2.5 gpa or higher
    12th graders   Application
    April 15, 2020

    State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarships

    • academic potential, school and community involvement, character and motivation

    SEANC members, spouse or dependent children of SEANC members

     $1,000 for 4-year schools or $500 for trade schools and community college  Category I Scholarship application (Financial Need)
    Category II Scholarship application (Merit)
    Category III Scholarship application (Member only)



     April 17, 2020   




    The Thomas and Bettie O’Briant Scholarship
    • Award is based on need and academic achievement.
    12th graders One $2,500 award is renewable for up to four years. www.cfgg.org

    April 17, 2020

    North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship


    • At least one parent must be a member of the North Carolina Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program (through either Child Support services or Clerk of Court services).


    12th graders

    Amount $1,000 ($500.00 per semester)


    April 17, 2020

    Donna Easter Student Ethics Awards

    • good academic standing
    • community service and leadership
    • ethical standards
    • 500-word essay
     Seniors attending any two or four-year college, technical school, or university beginning in the fall of 2020  Up to $17,500  

    Application: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/3ecbd5a41f8dbe75bc9974866/files/e3522c97-ce72-4527-8669-eff37233c00e/DonnaEaster_StudentEthicsScholarship_ENTRY_2020.pdf

    More info: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/3ecbd5a41f8dbe75bc9974866/files/284c7e61-e642-4069-acfe-94c4477a7ef8/DonnaEaster_StudentEthicsScholarship_FLYER_2020.pdf



     April 30, 2020

    George C. Simkins, Jr. Scholarship
    • Applicants must be graduating seniors at Dudley, Smith, Grimsley and Page High Schools
    • Applicants must be a resident of Guilford County
    • Applicants must be minorities
    • Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.0
    • Applicants must display financial need
    • Applicants must plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college



    12th graders $1,500 scholarship is allowed to cover tuition and fees, on-campus room and meals, or books and supplies

      Please give your completed George C. Simkins Jr. Application

     to Ms. Lee (Counseling Center)

    May 1, 2020

    Neyhart Scholarship
    • Must have kidney disease, kidney transplant or be children of parents with kidney disease or transplant.
    • First priority is given to kidney patients



    NC Seniors attending any two or four-year college, vocational/technical school, or university beginning in the fall of 2020 $4,500.00

    Application: https://unckidneycenter.org/files/2020/01/Neyhart-Scholarship-Application-2020.pdf

    More info: https://unckidneycenter.org/neyhart-scholarship/j

     May 8, 2020

    The John Carlton Myatt Writing Scholarship


      12th graders One $3,000 award will be given. www.cfgg.org

    May 8, 2020

    The Long- Stokes Scholarship



    • 3.0 gpa or higher

    12th graders

    (Dudley Student only)


    May 15, 2020

    ASSE Int'l Student Exchange Program Scholarships



    • Financial need
    • B+ grade average (3.4)
    Students interested in studying abroad during high school Up to 100% of the program fee, round trip airfare, one field trip in the host country, comprehensive insurance and monthly pocket money. https://asse.com/become_an_asse_exchange_student/scholarships/

     June 30, 2020

    2019 El Dabe Ritter Scholarship
    • minimum 3.0 gpa
    • enrolled in an accredited school



    12th graders $1,500 https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship

    July 31, 2020

    Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship


    • Legal U.S. resident
    • max 250-word essay 
     Any student who is currently in college or plans to enroll in college in the next 12 months.  1st place: $1,000  http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/