Student Services


  • Grants and Scholarships
    Remember that your home state of North Carolina offers grants to cover higher education expenses.  Grants do not have to be paid back after your graduation.  Only form required is the FAFSA. To learn more about grants for North Carolina students.  CFNC has a long list of scholarships as well.  Go to


  • FAFSA Completion
    If you are a high school senior and have not yet completed your FAFSA, there is still time to submit.  For assistance, go to to get your FSA ID (and an ID for one parent) and complete your FAFSA.

    Already Completed Your FAFSA?
    Remember to check your Student Aid Report (SAR) that you received in your email after you submitted your FAFSA. The SAR will provide an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) and provide instructions if there are any changes that need to be made.  Go to, log in with your FSA ID, on the “My FAFSA” page, select “view” my Student Aid Report (SAR).


  • This scholarship bulletin is updated periodically throughout the school year.  Further information on the scholarships and applications in this bulletin may be found online at the websites indicated. Please feel free to use school computers to research scholarships.

    Scholarship Tips:

    • Remember to plan ahead!
    • DO NOT wait until the last minute to ask for recommendations ​or to submit materials.
    • When someone agrees to give you a recommendation, give them your brag sheet or resume so they can make it personal.
    • Consult with your counselor or the Financial Aid Advisor about concerns/questions. 


  • Campbell University Scholarship for Students Interested in Teaching
    Application Deadline:  ASAP (The application window is open now and it's best to apply asap while funding is available.)
    Campbell University offers a $34,000 scholarship to qualifying students that want to teach.  The requirements are not strict and students are not required to commit to teaching for any amount of time. 

    Teaching Scholars Academy Requirements:

    The School of Education awards scholarships to participate in the Teaching Scholars Academy based on outstanding academic performance. The Teaching Scholars Academy is designed to create teacher leaders of academic excellence that are problem-solvers, compassionate, and dedicated to both the profession and community service. To be considered for this program, candidates must meet the following criteria:

    1. Major must be Education with Teacher Licensure;

    2. Unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher;

    3. Minimum ACT (24) SAT (1170);

    4. Writing sample “Why I Want to Teach (800 words);

    5. 1st Year Freshman;

    6. Must reside on campus;

    7. Three letters of recommendations - 1 Teacher, Principal. and 1 Counselor;

    8. Proof of 25 service hours;

    9. Interview with the Teaching Scholars Committee (candidates outside of a 50-mile radius may be interviewed online) and

    10. No disciplinary infractions.

    Teaching Scholar awards remain in effect for the four years of undergraduate education. The annual award of $8,500.00 is contingent upon scholars maintaining all eligibility requirements of the program.

    Please email materials to Dr. Terrie Hampton-Jones, NBCT

     Once all of the information is received, candidates will be notified. See Dates to Remember at the top of the application. 

    If you have additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

    If you'd like to meet with Dr. Hampton go to:
    Dr. Hampton-Jones, NBCT
    School of Education 
    Director of Teaching Scholars
    Instructor of Technology
    Technology Coordinator
    910-818-7503 - Cell
    910-893-1715 - Office

  • 2023 Robert N. Styles Scholarship of the Rotary Club of Capital City

    Application Deadline for School Nominee: 3/24/23 

    VMCCA can nominate only 1 student.  ($4000.00 scholarship renewable for 4 years = $16,000).  You must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college.

    If you are interested in potentially becoming our school's nominee, you must provide the following to Mrs. Taylor by March 24th:
    1. Senior Brag Sheet
    2. Statement explaining your need and/or desire for the scholarship
    Our school nominee will have to complete the application form and attach a transcript, a teacher recommendation, and a student statement of need/desire for the scholarship by April 5th.

  • Maude P. McInnes Extension & Community Educational Fund Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 3/27/23

    The following criteria will be used to select the award winner:

    • The applicant must be a resident of Wake County.
    • The applicant must be continuing his or her education at a North Carolina college, university, community or technical school.
    • The recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum of 12 units per semester.
    • The applicant is required to provide the Wake County Extension and Community Association with a letter of acceptance from the school.
    • The applicant should have a grade point average of 2.5 or better.
    • Special consideration will be given to applicants seeking careers in family consumer science or related fields.
    • Special consideration will be given to an applicant who is currently enrolled or has been enrolled in a Family Consumer Science program, Future Homemakers of America, Family Consumer Science Related Occupation Association, 4-H member, or a relative of an Extension and Community Association member.



  • NextLevel Student Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 3/30/23

    1 award of $1,000

    To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must:

    A) Be pursuing or planning to pursue a career in law, compliance, or public policy.

    B) Be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Spring 2023 or Fall 2023 semester.

    Applications can be found by going to:


  • William Gaston Allen Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 3/30/23

    Eligible students will have the ability to apply on-line at website beginning January 31, 2023.  

    Applicants must:  

    • Be high student seniors. 
    • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
    • Be from Wake, Wayne or Brunswick County, North Carolina. 
    • Demonstrate financial need. 
    • Have been enrolled in the local high school full time during his or her junior and senior year. 
    • Have demonstrated sincere interest in, and commitment to, pursue higher education.  
    • Demonstrated interest in enhancing personal potential. 
    • Demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership. 
    • Be planning to attend full-time an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, technical, trade or professional school.  

    All materials must be submitted in one envelope.    




  • Hugh Morson Memorial Scholarship Fund (the “Scholarship Program”)

    Application Deadline: 3/30/23

    Applications will be accepted starting on January 4, 2023 and ending on March 30, 2023

    Applicants Must:
    • Be high school seniors or college students.
    • Be residents of the city of Raleigh, North Carolina.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Demonstrate academic achievement.
    • Plan to attend full-time at an accredited public or private, four-year college or university located in the United States.

    Additional Desired Qualifications:
    • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a weighted GPA scale. 

    Scholarship candidates will apply online at


  • 2023 Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Wake Chapter Scholarship
    Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted from January through March  
    The $500 scholarship is for a high school senior with hearing loss who resides in Wake County and is seeking acceptance or has been accepted at an accredited university, college or community college. 

    Applications will be accepted from January through March. We will announce one or more recipients in May. Applicants must have moderate hearing loss or more and wear a hearing aid(s) and/or cochlear implant(s). Financial need is not a consideration. The scholarship is a one-time award and will be sent to the recipient when s/he begins classes.

    By January these application materials also will be available on the HLAA Wake Chapter website at



    Application Deadline:  4/1/23

    In Memory of Luther Johnson, Jr. & Lorenzo Jackson ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIPS The Chapter awards two (2) $1,000 scholarships annually to honor and continue the legacy of former chapter members. Each recipient will receive a one-time award for the academic year ($500.00 per semester) for undergraduate study.

    Scholarship recipients must achieve a minimum 2.7 grade point average (GPA) the first semester to be awarded the second installment for the second semester. Additionally, the recipient must reside on campus the entire freshman year. Funds are sent to the university and credited to the recipient’s account each semester. Funds must be applied toward tuition and fees.


    Graduating senior from a Wake County High School who meets/provides the following:

    • Minimum 2.7 grade point average (GPA)
    • Official high school transcript (sealed)
    • Score of at least 850 (composite) on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or 18 on the American College Test (ACT), submit a copy of the score with the application
    • Two (2) sealed letters of recommendation: One from a school official (principal/teacher/counselor, etc.); one from an adult who is not a relative (pastor/other church official, employer, etc.)
    • Personal Statement: On a single separate page, briefly state what influenced your decision to choose WSSU as your institution of higher education, and how you will contribute to the university as a student. If typed, please double space in font size no smaller than


    Applications are available in Wake County high schools’ Student Services Department, or on the web at DEADLINE: April 1st each year - The award will be announced by April 30th . Applications postmarked after the April 1st deadline will not be considered.


  • The Phebe Harlan Emmons Grant-in-Aid  

    Application Deadline: 4/8/23

    The Phebe Harlan Emmons Grant-in-Aid of $1,000 is a gift from the Gamma Eta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.  This Grant-in-Aid is given in memory of Gamma Eta Chapter member, Phebe Harlan Emmons, a Kinston native who was active in her community, the state, and who was the only member to date to serve as President of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.  She was a key woman educator, dedicated to all facets of education and the educator’s arena, always making a difference in every area.


    • Young woman who is graduating from an accredited Wake County High School
    • Planning to attend a four-year college or university in North Carolina
    • Seeking a degree in Education

    Other criteria that will be considered in the final selection:

    • Academic Achievement
    • Character
    • Extracurricular Activities
    • Commitment to further education
    • Demonstrated commitment to the service of others


    How to Apply: Submit the materials to Gamma Eta’s Scholarship Committee Chair by Friday, April 8, 2022.

    __ a completed application form 

    ___ an official transcript (including SAT/ACT scores, class rank, and GPA weighted and


    ___ a résumé

    ___ an essay answering the question “Why do I want to be an educator?”

    ___ a letter of recommendation from your principal or a teacher AND a business or professional

    person (2 letters total)


    Susan D. Zárate

    Scholarship Committee Chair

    1012 Sunny Brae Ct.

    Apex, NC 27502



    Application Deadline: 4/10/23

    The local Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa is offering one or more scholarships of at least $2000 to a Wake County Public School System senior who plans to enter the field of Education.Applicants need to submit:1) this form, which will include uploading a copy of your high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores (optional), and a personal essay  2) two letters of recommendation from teachers who taught you during your junior or senior yearALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 10, 2023.Any questions can be directed to Dr. Camille Hedrick, Scholarship Committee Chair, at


  • Harshaw Legacy Scholarships
    Application Deadline: 4/14/23
    Scholarships (4 at $2,500 each) only available to Wake County Public School students.
    Eligibility Requirements Education Level:
    • High school senior on track to graduate in Spring 2023
    • Race: African American GPA: 2.5 or higher Background: attends a Wake County (NC) public high school
    • Accepted or plans to attend one of the North Carolina Historically Black College or Universities (HBCU)
    Students may access the application using the link in the flyer.

  • Capital Financial Management Scholarship Award

    Application Deadline: 4/15/23 

    About Capital Financial: Nestled in the small but growing town of Fuquay-Varina, Capital Financial is an independent investment advisory firm passionate about supporting the local community. This scholarship is here to provide students in the Wake County School System an opportunity to explore and excel within the career of finance. Website :

    Award: $2,000

    In order to be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Be currently enrolled in and on track to graduate from a Wake County Public High School by the Spring of 2023.

    • Have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and are interested in maintaining a career in the financial field.

    • Have been accepted/applied to a four-year college or university with the goal of pursuing a bachelor's degree.

    Submit application to:  


  • Christ Saves Hearts Scholarship

    Application deadline: 4/15/23

     DESCRIPTION: The Christ Saves Hearts Scholarship Program was established in 2016 to provide college scholarships to graduating NC Triangle high school seniors and college freshman who have been directly affected by heart disease. The scholarships available are non-renewable awards of (one) $1,000 scholarship and (two) $500 scholarships. These scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.

    CRITERIA: To receive consideration, applicants must:

    • Be African-American, Hispanic, Asian or other minority

    • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.25 for high school and 2.5 for college freshman and sophomores.

    • Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower family incomes (student’s merit will be considered to a greater degree)

    • Attend a U.S. accredited college or university beginning in the fall of 2020 in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree

    • Reside or attend a university in one of the following counties: Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Orange, Pearson, or Wake

    APPLICATION PROCESS: An electronic version of the application is available by emailing Submissions must be mailed to Christ Saves Hearts Foundation Inc. 7751 Brier Creek Pkwy., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27617 with a postmark dated on or before April 15th, 2023 or emailed on or before April 15th, 2023 to

    The following items must be submitted:

    • Application completed in full with written essay (minimum 500 words)

    • High school transcript through the most recent semester and 1st semester college transcript (if applicable)

    • Two letters of recommendation – one academic and one personal (include why the applicant should receive the award)

    • Any other supporting materials are optional (i.e. financial, media formats, etc.) ***The application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadline above in order to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered


  • Triangle Association of Muslim American Mothers Scholarship
    Application Deadline: 4/15/23
    Triangle Association of Muslim American Mothers (TAMAM) is dedicated to supporting the education and personal growth and success of young adults in our community.  
    That is why we are proud to offer a $3000 scholarship opportunity to a deserving Muslim student from the Triangle area of North Carolina!  
    Please scan the QR code below or view this link to view qualifications and to apply: 
    Any questions can be sent via email to

  • 2023 SAME Fort Bragg Post Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 4/18/23

    The Fort Bragg post will offer scholarships to students planning to enroll in pursuit of an engineering, architectural, science, or construction management-based degree.  

    Please refer to the two attached documents for more information and instructions.  




  • 3 Alpha Delta Kappa for Women Educators Scholarships.

    Application Deadline: 4/28/23  

    Alpha Delta Kappa is an International Sorority for women educators. Our local chapter, Alpha Theta, is offering three scholarships for Wake County high school seniors.  

    Below you will find the links to the Google Forms for The Future Educator ScholarshipThe Miss Margaret Scholarship, and The Miss Abigail Scholarship.  The scholarship requirements are listed on these forms. 

    The Future Educator Scholarship ($500) is open to any student who will graduate from an accredited public high school in Wake County, who expects to enroll in an institution of higher education next fall to pursue a degree in education and/or enroll in a teacher preparation program, and who meets the eligibility requirements.

    Future Educator Scholarship Google Form:


  • The North Carolina Home Builders Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. (NCHBECF) Scholarships

    Application Deadline: 4/30/23

    The North Carolina Home Builders Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. (NCHBECF)  will award up to eight $1,000 scholarships to community college or technical school students in each of NCHBA’s eight regions.  Scholarships will be awarded to students who are entering a program considered to be a skilled trade in the construction industry (i.e., carpentry, welding, plumbing, electrical, masonry, etc.). 

    The link for more information is listed below.


  • The Old North Education Foundation Scholarship
    Application Deadline: 4/30/23
    The Old North Education Foundation is excited to offer our first annual scholarship for future educators. The Old North Education Foundation Future Educators Scholarship is a one-time $1000.00 academic scholarship open to high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in elementary or secondary public school education.  
    In order to be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following requirements:  
    - Be currently enrolled in and on track to graduate from a Wake County Public High School by the Spring of 2023
    - Have demonstrated outstanding academic, leadership, and interpersonal skills during your high school career
    - Have been accepted/applied to a four-year college or university with the goal of pursuing a bachelor's degree in elementary or secondary education
    - Be able to provide information highlighting your academic and extracurricular achievements/awards and relevant work/volunteer experience
    - Be able to submit two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, administrators, mentors, or work supervisors that specifically address your skills, abilities, and enthusiasm for the pursuit of a career in education


  • Fidelity Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 5/4/23

    Program Details


  • Couch Oil Cares Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 5/5/23

    You must be applying to a 2 or 4 year college and complete the application by May 5th. 

    Go to for more details and the application.


  • Humanity Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 5/31/23

    6 awards of $25,000 To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must:

    A) Be a current high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

    B) Plan to attend an accredited college, university, or community college in the upcoming academic year.

    Applications can be found by going to:


  • The Cary Woman's Club Scholarship
    Application Deadline: 3/20/23
    The Cary Woman's Club is offering a $2,500 scholarship to seniors residing in Cary, Apex, and Morrisville who attend public high school in Wake County, NC.  
    Please post this information on the WCPSS website (remove last year's documents) and have school counselors post on their school communications portals.  They can access scholarship requirements and the application form on our website:
    Copies of these forms are attached.  All applications must be emailed and "postmarked" by
    March 20, 2023.