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 in 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.
22-23 DHS Scholarship List(Last updated 01/31/23) Scholarships are listed by deadline dates. Scroll to see scholarships that are open. This list will be updated periodically throughout the school year. Check back for updates.
Who Can Apply?
SECU “People Helping People” Scholarship
Seniors who are members of the credit union or whose parents are members of the credit union are U.S. residents or residents of NC and have demonstrated leadership and community involvement. Students must be accepted to attend one of the 16 UNC system universities and must have a 2.5 or higher unweighted GPA.
Click here for PHP eligibility criteria
Click here to access the application (Click File, download docx)
Click here to access the PHP membership verification(Click File, download docx)
Click here to complete the consent form. (Click File, download docx)
Application, PHP membership & Consent Form must be submitted via email to Mrs. Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org
Up to $10,000 over 4 years
The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc
An African American female or male graduating high school senior with a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Apply at https://bit.ly/3VN7Htm or see your counselor for a copy
Application must be submitted to Ms. Foster in DHS Counseling Department.
NC A & T Gate City Alumni Chapter Scholarship
All high school seniors who reside in Guilford County. Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to NC A & T.
To be submitted by the applicant.
$1,000 per semester for four years
City of Greensboro Morningside Award
Enrolled as a high school senior at James B. Dudley High School in Greensboro, NC. Applicants must be eligible for graduation in June 2023. No overall GPA requirement for receipt of the application. This award accommodates all post-secondary education plans. Fall enrollment in a college or university is NOT required to obtain this award.
Apply at https://bit.ly/3GgLZs3 (Make Copy/Download)
To be submitted by the applicant.
Scholarship Search Engine Websites:
- 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.)