• Class of 2022!!!


    Welcome to our scholarship page!!!

    Any scholarships that we are notified about will be posted here. 

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    Class of 2022 Senior Booklet

    Your guide to graduation and beyond!  Helpful info on how to complete college applications, residency verification, financial aid, registration for the SAT/ACT, college admissions stats, and much more!!



    Scholarships and Announcements

    Scholarships with varying/undefined deadlines will be listed first, followed by scholarships listed in order by application due date.  All scholarships with deadlines that have passed will be moved to the bottom of the page. 


    Wake County Online Scholarship Guide




    DoSomething.org gives students the opportunity to earn scholarship money through community service or writing short essays. These scholarship is open to students in high school, college, and graduate school who are below the age of 25. You can find more information in these scholarships on the DoSomething.org website.  Follow the scholarship link at the bottom on the page.

    Deadlines vary  


    This monthly scholarship is sponsored by ​Niche.com, an awesome site for checking out different schools and getting the inside scoop. An important part of the college admissions process is the idea of “fit” and Niche is a great way to see if a school is right for you. This is a super easy scholarship to apply to–it literally should take less than one minute (60 seconds). If you are a student or will be a student within the next 12 months then you are eligible to apply. The application simply consists of creating a Niche account. To apply, go online here. . The deadline for this scholarship is the last day of each month​. Only one entry allowed per person per month. A new winner will be chosen every month.

    Deadline: The last day of each month


    ​Cappex is a very generous provider of college scholarships for students–they offer up to $50,000 in awards per year! One of their signature scholarships is the “GPA Isn’t Everything” Scholarships which is offered each month​ to high school and college students. This Cappex scholarship is typically worth $1,000. ​In addition to offering awesome scholarships, Cappex also has some really useful tools for navigating the college admissions process. After all, their slogan is the “college search made simple” which they certainly do. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in school in the next calendar year. This includes college/university students, community college students, and those pursuing online degrees. As the name of this scholarship suggests, transcripts and GPAs are not considered (nor are recommendations or essays for that matter). The deadline for this Cappex Scholarship is on the last day of the month.​ The best thing about this program is that it is offered on a monthly basis. If you don’t win, try, try again! The application ​can be found online here.

    Deadline:  The last day of each month


    Living a totally healthy lifestyle can be surprisingly challenging in our modern society—especially for college students! The Skin Care Ox: Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women program was established to provide financial support to college women who are striving to lead healthy lifestyles. If you’re a female high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who is committed to maintaining personal wellness, then this is the scholarship for you!  Find out more here.

    Deadline:  QUARTERLY DEADLINES: September 30 --January 1st — March 31 — June 30 


    The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application   process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. 

    If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students.

    For more information and eligibility criteria, please visit https://www.questbridge.org

    Deadline: September 28, 2021


    Applicants must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Applicants must complete the application form and write a 140-character message about texting while driving.

    The winner will receive a $1,000​ scholarship! The due date for The Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is September 30, 2019, which coincides with September’s No Texting while Driving Day.

    To apply, go here.

    Deadline: September 30, 2021


    Golden Door Scholars was founded in 2013 with the goal of promoting economic mobility for undocumented students. In our first year, we awarded 13 scholarships. Since then, we have impacted 473 undocumented students by partnering with schools to cover tuition, room, and board for a four-year degree. Our scholars also have access to mentors, internship, and job search support, along with other professional growth opportunities.

    Golden Door scholarship recipients will receive funding to cover tuition (less other scholarships), room, and board for a four-year degree. Golden Door scholars will also have access to mentors, internships and other career-building opportunities. Go to https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/ for more information.

    Deadline: October 4, 2021


    Scholarship is available to current high school seniors attending a post-secondary school. They are looking for future leaders across a wide array of fields of study but are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

    Visit this website for more  information about eligibility and applying.  Amount: $500

    Deadline: October 8, 2021


    Awards scholarships to ten youth who have experienced homelessness. The application is for high school seniors; for those who are in GED programs; or for those who have taken a gap year.  Applicants who have experienced homelessness within the last six years are eligible to apply.

    Amount: $2,000

    Go to: https://www.schoolhouseconnection.org/youth-leadership/scholarship-program/ to apply.

    Deadline: October 15, 2021


     To be eligible for the College JumpStart Scholarship:

    A) You are a high school 10th, 11th or 12th grader -OR- you are an undergraduate college student or non-traditional student. There are no age limits.
    B) You are a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
    C) You are currently attending or you are planning to attend an accredited two-year, four-year, community, vocational or trade school in the U.S. Online programs also qualify.
    E) You must be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships - 2

    More information and the application can be found here.

    Deadline: October 17, 2021


    The Heisman Scholarship is proud to continue its 27-year tradition of honoring the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors and supporting high school academic and athletic programs across the country.  The program recognizes and rewards high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. An applicant must have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community.


    Go to www.heismanscholarship.com to apply.

    Deadline: October 19, 2021


    The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.  The program is open to all senior class students. US citizenship is not required. For more information and how to apply see Ms. Lynch/Student Services.

    $250 - State Winner

    $500 - National Division

    $5,000 - Two National Winners

    Deadline: October 19, 2021


    Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, more than 51,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than $1.9 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

    Go to :  https://app.goingmerry.com/scholarships/vfw---voice-of-democracy-national-audio-essay/7708 to apply. 

    Amount: $30,000


    Deadline: October 31, 2021


    The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program) was proposed and introduced into legislation in 1986. Its purpose is to facilitate the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to National Security Agency. 

    Amount: Full Tuition

    Go to https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html  for more information.

    Deadline: October 31, 2021


     The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 29th class in 2017, the Foundation has provided over 5,850 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $63 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. 


    Deadline: October 31, 2021


    The Hugh Shelton Leadership Initiative is offering a major four-year college scholarship to students who plan to attend NC State University.  

    Amount: $5,000 per year (renewable) plus an annual $2,000 stipend for external leadership experience.

    Go to https://sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/college-pr.ncsu.edu/leadership-scholarships/about-shelton-national-leadership-scholarship/ for more information.

    Deadline: November 1, 2021


    This scholarship has been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: Visual, Performing, Media, Literary or Crafts. 

    Amount: $2,500

    Go to : https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-major/fashion-scholarships/berrien-fragos-thorn-arts-scholarship-for-migrant-farmworkers/3637 for more information.

    Deadline: November 1, 2021


    The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship is a highly competitive one-time $2,500 scholarship recognizing graduating high school senior women who demonstrate outstanding leadership, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service and who plan to pursue full or part-time post-secondary education in the US or Canada beginning in the Fall following their high school graduation.

    Amount: $2,500

    Go to https://www.peointernational.org/about-star to request more information.

    Deadline: November 1, 2021


    This scholarship is for students who demonstrate superior intellectual and personal achievements and significant leadership abilities. Up to eight (total) Belk Scholars are selected in every entering class. For each scholar, the Belk Scholarship provides comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board), plus two special study stipends of $3,000 each.  For more information visit this site

    Students who are interested in being nominated need to turn in a student resume which includes a brief paragraph detailing the student’s future goals and plans to Ms. Lynch by November 1, 2021. Official nominations must be submitted by 12/1.  EWHS can nominate up to 2 students applying to Davidson College.

    Deadline: November 1, 2021


    Win award up to $1500. Applicants must create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving. For application instructions, go to this site.

    Deadline: November 3, 2021


    This scholarship is collaboration between UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University. Criteria include high academic standards, leadership potential, public service and interest in diversity of people and cultures in and outside USA. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials online at www.robertsonscholars.org.

    Deadline: November 15,2021.


    This scholarship was established to support academically motivated students. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete the application for admission and scholarship application by November 15 and submit the scholarship application online.

    Students eligible for this scholarship must be entering college for the first time and enroll as a full-time student. This scholarship is not renewable. 

    Amount: Varies

    Go to https://scholarships.appstate.edu/apply/freshmen  to apply.

    Deadline: Apply for admission by November 1, 2021.  Submit Required materials by November 15, 2021.


    This scholarship for NC State University applicants covers tuition and fees, housing, and meals, up to $20,000 per year. Applicants must be invited to apply.

    To receive an automatic invitation to apply, a student must:

    Students interested in self-nominating for this scholarship can complete the self-nomination application from November 1, 2021 to December 1, 2021

     For more information, visit this site.           

    Interested students can also e-mail questions to: goodnightscholarship@ncsu.edu or contact 919-515-7485.

    Deadline: APPLY to NCSU by November 1, 2021.  Submit scholarship materials by January 10, 2022


    The scholarship renders $500 scholarships to African-American students who are academically successful high school seniors, aspiring to major or minor in the arts (Theater, Film, TV, Dance, Music, etc.).  The graduating senior must attend a Historically Black College or University.  The student must have an overal unweighted GPA of 2.8 or above.  You must provide a copy of your high school transcript, and an official acceptance letter from the HBCU indicating admittance and major or minor.  


    You can submit an essay and application at  https://www.goingmerry.com/scholarships/your-path-scholarship-2020/7646 

    Deadline: November 15, 2021


    The Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholars Enrichment Program is the premier undergraduate merit scholarship at North Carolina A&T State University created in honor of the university first Chancellor, Dr. Lewis C. Dowdy and his wife Elizabeth. The program provides a four (4)-year renewable scholarship that includes tuition, related fees, and room and board, books and travel (fall and spring only) to incoming freshmen who plan to enroll in the upcoming Fall semester. This enrichment program invests in students with extraordinary potential to help them become the transformational leaders of their generation. The program is highly competitive, open to all disciplines, and provides access to the best North Carolina A&T has to offer our students.

    To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

    Minimum 3.75 cumulative GPA (weighted)

    Minimum 1270 SAT or 27 ACT (test optional)

    U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen

    Completed admissions application to NC A&T SU

    Completed University Honors Program Nomination Form by November 15

    Any interested students should contact Ms. Lynch (mlynch3@wcpss.net) about nomination as soon as possible.

    Deadline: November 15, 2021


    The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants. Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply. Go to  https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm for more information and to apply online.

    Deadline: November 15, 2021


    This award is for seniors who have a strong interest in attending UNC-Chapel Hill and pursuing a major in English/Creative Writing. Information on how to apply for this award is available by visiting here.

    Interested seniors must apply to UNC for admission by October 15 and complete the scholarship application by November 15.

    Deadline: November 15, 2021


    The East Carolina University’s  Scholars Program is the most prestigious scholarship offered at ECU. It is worth up to $10,000 per year for four years. Students wishing to be considered for the EC Scholars Award will first need to be accepted into the Honors College. Admission to the Honors College at East Carolina University is competitive and by invitation only.

    Students wishing to be considered for an EC Scholars Award will first need to meet minimum eligibility criteria to receive the invitation to apply:

    • Apply to East Carolina University by OCTOBER 18, 2021;
    • Meet the following minimum criteria: Minimum un-weighted GPA of 3.5 or minimum weighted GPA of 4.0. SAT & ACT scores will not be considered in our admissions process. Students who do not submit test scores will not be at a disadvantage in our admission process.

    If you meet the above criteria, you will receive an invitation by mail within the ECU acceptance packet to complete the Honors College application online through ECUAWard. In addition, you will also receive a follow-up mailer with more detailed information about the Honors College a few days after receiving the ECU acceptance packet.

    For additional information, go online at wwwhttps://honors.ecu.edu/admissions/application-process/.ecu.edu/honors.

    Deadline: The deadline for submitting the completed Honors College application and all associated materials is November 15, 2021.


    The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Jack Kent Cooke Scholars will receive up to $40,000 a year for four years to attend an undergraduate institution, as well as college planning support and advice and networking opportunities from the foundation's larger scholar community. Scholarships will be awarded to high-performing seniors who have a GPA of 3.5 and can demonstrate financial need. There is NO TEST SCORE REQUIREMENT THIS YEAR. Applicants should also be outstanding students who stand out in their communities for their academic abilities and achievements, persistence, leadership, and demonstrated desire to help others. 

    Visit https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/ for details and to apply.

    Deadline: November 18, 2021


    Students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment full-time in a 2-or 4-year college/university in the US or US Territories.

    Student must have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry, demonstrating a verifiable need for financial support. 

    Amount: $500 - $1,000

    Go to: https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/ for more information.

    Deadline:  November 30, 2021


    The Dell Scholars Program recognizes students who have overcome significant obstacles to pursue their education, and are now serving as positive role models in their communities.

    Applicants must be participants in an approved college-readiness program for a minimum of two of the last three years, must be graduating from high school this academic year, and must be planning to pursue a bachelor's degree program right after high school graduation.

    In addition, all applicants must have at least a 2.4 GPA, must be able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance, and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. 

    Applications will be evaluated on the student's individual determination to succeed, his/her future goals and plans to achieve them, his/her ability to communicate the hardships you have overcome or currently face, and more. 

    The award amount is usually $20,000. For more details, visit www.dellscholars.org after the applicatin becomes available on October 1.


    Deadline: December 1, 2021

    American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditions Engineers Foundation Scholarships

    ASHRAE Scholarships are awarded to students entering college pursuing a career in heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration.

    Students must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a college or university and working towards a bachelor's of science,

    bachelors of engineering or pre-engineering degree. Eligible students must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 and rank in

    the top 30 percent of their class. The college they attend must be accredited by ABET.

    Students can be high school students entering college for the first time, currently enrolled in college or adult students.

    Several scholarships are available, ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 and are renewable.

    For more details, visit www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/student-zone/scholarships-and-grants/undergraduate-engineering-scholarships

    Deadline: December 1, 2021

    Colgate-Palmolive Haz La U Scholarship Program

    This program is open to Hispanic students who demonstrate academic excellence, dedication to community service, and leadership in their community.

    Applicants must be graduating from an accredited high school, have a GPA of 3.0 or above, and be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines). 

    Candidates must be planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school.

    Qualifying students could earn one of 31 scholarships, which include:

    - 10 Bronze Grants, each at $2,000

    - 10 Silver Grants, each at $3,000

    - 10 Gold Grants, each at $3,500

    - 1 National Grant, at $15,000

    The scholarships are offered through Colgate-Palmolive and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on assisting Latinos as "leaders in the classroom,

    community and workforce to meet America’s priorities." The organization was established by the White House in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.


    Amount is usually $2,000 - $15,000.

    For more details, visit www.colgatepalmolive.com/en/us/corp/core-values/community-responsibility/make-the-u

    Deadline: December 6, 2021


    Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. To recognize the important role their dedicated educators play in guiding these students along their path to success, we also award a $1,000 grant to every Equitable Excellence winner’s high school.

    Equitable Excellence award winners come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, but are united by their drive, determination, and strong character.

    Applicants to the Equitable Excellence Scholarship must:

    • Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service
    • Be high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
    • Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.

    Application can be found here after October 1, 2021.

    Deadline: December 15, 2020 or when 10,000 applications are received.


    The Navy Reserve Officers Training Program (Navy ROTC) is a multi-year program that runs concurrently with a student’s normal college or university educational course of study. In addition to a normal academic workload leading to a Baccalaureate degree, Navy ROTC students attend classes in Naval Science, participate in the Navy ROTC unit for drill, physical training, and other activities, and are generally taught the leadership principles and high ideals of a military officer.

    During the summer break between school years, Navy ROTC students participate in a variety of training activities. These sessions help students understand various career options as well as familiarize them with a military life.


    Deadline: December 31, 2021


    This national program recognizes and awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African American high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year university. Applicants must exhibit excellence, leadership, commitment to public and a desire to make a difference. Financial need must exist as well.

    Go to www.ronbrown.org for more details.

    Deadline: January 9, 2022


    Lenoir-Rhyne is pleased to announce the fourth year of the LR Teaching Scholars Scholarship program.  We are currently recruiting exemplary high school seniors to receive this prestigious scholarship and develop the skills to become effective teacher leaders for our public schools. We encourage students to apply immediately as spaces for this scholarship program are limited.

    Amount: $5,500 per year

    Go to https://www.lr.edu/academics/opportunities-for-enhanced-learning/teaching-scholars .

    Deadline: January 10, 2022

    North Carolina Hispanic College Fund

    The NCSHP established this charitable fund at Triangle Community Foundation to benefit Hispanic students in North Carolina. We realize that the high cost of college tuition is often a major factor that students evaluate when considering a college education. The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund (NCHCF) awards annual scholarships worth between $500 and $2,500 to help students who desire to attend college pay for their education.  Scholarships recipients are recent graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background.  Recipients of the NC Hispanic College Fund scholarship must enroll in a degree program at a community college or a 2 or 4-year college/university and be committed to public service and community development.

    Students of Hispanic/Latino background with at least a 2.5 gpa are encouraged to apply after November 1, 2021.

    For more details and application, go to: https://www.thencshp.org/nc-hispanic-college-fund

    Deadline: January 15, 2022



    Who is eligible: Academically talented incoming freshmen.

    Scholarships: These merit-based scholarships range in value and duration. Many are one-year scholarships while others are renewable based on academic achievement and other criteria.

    You must have a complete UNCG admissions file by January 15, 2022. No additional application is necessary for consideration

    For more information visit https://admissions.uncg.edu/cost-and-aid-scholarships.php.

    Deadline: January 15, 2022 (to apply for admission)

     Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources

    General Information:

    www.finaid.org – links to: scholarships, grants, loans, graduate aid

    www.studentaid.ed.gov – information from the U.S. Dept. of Ed. on preparing for and funding education beyond high school


    Search Engines & Scholarship Programs: 


    www.cfnc.org - College Foundation of North Carolina- Plan, apply, and pay for college

    www.fastweb.com – create a profile and let fastweb do the research for you 

    www.cashcourse.org – information for college students to stay financially informed

    www.cksf.org – educational & scholarship opportunities for students of all levels

    www.cappex.com – free website where you learn which colleges want you, before you apply

    www.scholarships.com – free college scholarship search and financial aid information

    www.scholarshipamerica.org – provides information and resources for your scholarship search

    www.meritaid.com – free source for $11 billion in merit aid scholarships from 1,000s of colleges

    www.brokescholar.com – find scholarships and use tools to stay organized and make the process easier

    www.knowhow2go.org – complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors

    www.hsf.net – largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students

    https://www.tmcf.org/ – Thurgood Marhsall College Fund provide scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

    www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html – the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI)

    www.collegefund.org – provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities

    http://www.thencshp.org- The North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals promotes the education of Hispanic students at all levels.

    www.dellscholars.org – Dell Scholars Program recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance

    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 and room and board

    www.chegg.com – connect with scholarships and learn about colleges

    www.BlackExcel.org – A great resource for underrepresented students [students of color, women, first generation college students] and a list of over 200 scholarships with a variety of opportunities.













     How-to Programs and Books:


    www.scholarshipacademy.org – offers curriculum to help students identify tailored scholarship options & build solid scholarship profile