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.
DHS Scholarship List 21-22 - This list will be updated periodcially through out the school year. Check for updates.
Scholarship Search Engine Websites:
Request for School Endorsement: Scholarship Opportunities
Attention Seniors! We are now accepting request for school endorsement for specific scholarships. The initial process consist of students completing the application link below. Once the application is submitted, a committee will review the candidate's application and proceed with nominations. The application is due no later than September 30th. For additional information on scholarship opportunities, please click on the attachment below.
Request for Endorsement: https://forms.gle/3xgdcmZAr7Q4C9Te8
Request for Scholarship Endorsement: NC Central University & NC A&T University
Seniors! If you would like to request to be nominated for the Cheatham-White Scholarship Program for NC Central and/or NC A&T University, please complete the link below. The deadline to complete the request is Monday, October 18th.
- Start searching for scholarships as soon as possible.
- LISTEN for announcements! Local scholarships are still rolling in.
- Your schools of interest are important sources of scholarship information. Check their websites or contact the financial aid office for information on specific scholarships the school offers.
- Watch deadlines like a hawk. We will never know how much scholarship money is lost simply because the applicant missed the deadline. Use a calendar and checklist to get organized.
- Watch for scholarship scams. There are many scam artists who try to make money off gullible students.
- Search, Search, SEARCH! Persistence is the key to getting a scholarship. Free scholarship searches are available at www.cappex.com, www.fastweb.com, www.studentscholarships.org, www.scholarshipowl.com, www.finaid.org, www.collegeboard.org, www.princetonreview.com/college/finance/, https://www.bestcolleges.com, https://www.fftc.org/scholarships, and www.cfnc.org
- https://finder.hsf.net/resources scholarship info for Latino/Hispanic students
- http://www.tmcf.org provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
- https://ronbrowngps.fluidreview.com/ for African-American juniors and seniors interested in the Guided Pathway Support Program to learn how to prepare, apply to, pay for, persist in and graduate from college.
- http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html scholarships for Asian & Pacific Islander students
- https://collegefund.org provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
- https://www.scholarshipsforwomen.net scholarships for women based on ethnicity, major, family, and religion.
- https://www.dellscholars.org for students with academic potential and determination that have a definite need for financial assistance.
- https://www.uncf.org awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books, as well as room and board.
- https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ scholarships for outstanding student leaders.
- https://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/nchsaa-endowed-fund-scholarships NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarships for student-athletes.
- https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/additional-resources/ Additional scholarship and resources for various populations.
- https://www.ncld.org/what-we-do/scholarships scholarship resources from the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
- https://thinkcollege.net/college-search?f%5B0%5D=tc_state_province%3ANorth%20Carolina list of college and career programs available to students with disabilities in NC.
- https://www.eaa.org/eaa/learn-to-fly/Scholarships/post-secondary-scholarships scholarships for aviation or other related fields.
- https://www.actuarialfoundation.org/scholarships/ for students interest in the actuarial profession (someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance risks premiums) through scholarships and reimbursement programs.
- https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/resume-cover-letter-guide/ get help with building your resume and cover letter, finding a job, networking and mentorship resources, job search, interviewing skills and landing an internship.
- https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/all-scholarships-2/ Scholarships deadlines by month
- https://www.road2college.com/category/finance/scholarships/ Other scholarship database with deadlines by month and other helpful resources.
- Think outside the box when it comes to your scholarship search. Consider your family, lifestyle, interests, hobbies, medical status, religion, college major and more when looking for potential scholarship activities. The first in your family to attend college? They have scholarship opportunities for that! Really take time to brainstorm, and consider asking for your parents’ input. Your family background can qualify you for a plethora of college scholarships.
- Look for scholarships that speak to your career goals and/or your major.
- Look in your own community and ask around to see who is providing college tuition assistance in your area. This may include your father’s employer, the factory you worked at one summer, or the local chamber of commerce.
(Scholarship Applications are posted on Bloomz as well.)