Student Services

Scholarships

  • 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 https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/scholarship-search/
     
     


     

  • 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 https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa 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 fafsa.gov, 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. 

     

  • Big Future Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 9/30/2022

    The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or...


  • The Golden Door Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 10/23/2022

    • Applicants must have DACA, TPS or be undocumented, meaning currently not have lawful status in the US. You can find more details about eligibility HERE
    • High GPA
    • Applicants must have high financial need
    • Taking advanced or challenging high school classes
    • Driven to excel and help others succeed
    • Has held leadership positions or is involved in the community
    • Actively applying for a variety of scholarships

      Note: if you are a current US citizen or permanent resident, you are not eligible to apply. If you are a visa holder, please elaborate on your visa type and whether you are eligible to receive federal funding and/or in-state tuition in your application below. If you aren’t sure whether you’re eligible, email info@goldendoorscholars.org.

     

  • NCSU Park Scholarship

    Application Deadline:  11/1/2022

    • School Endorsements are no longer part of our application process. Please encourage all highly qualified students to apply by Nov. 1. They can visit apply.ncsu.edu/apply?pk=PARK to begin their applications.
    • Our deadline for transcripts, school reports, and school profiles will coincide with NC State’s early action materials deadline. Reminders and updates will be communicated by NC State’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

    • Two recommendations are still required for the application; students will no longer be able to submit additional recommendations.

    • For the 2022-2023 application cycle, ACT/SAT scores are not required for the Park Scholarships program application or admission to NC State.

    Further details and printed materials will be mailed to your school soon. We are grateful for your support and efforts as you support your students at this busy time of year.

    Visit park.ncsu.edu for more information.


     

  • Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

    Application Deadline: 11/17/2022

    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.

    https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/


     

  • Fossi Scholarship (Future of STEM Scholars Initiative)

    Application Deadline: 1/31/2022

    Eligible applicants must:

    Complete or have completed high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) and be entering their freshman year of college

    • Pursue a preferred* STEM degree

    • Have an interest in pursuing a career in the chemical or affiliated industries

    • Attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) for the entirety of their college education • Demonstrate financial need

    • Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States

    More information can be found at https://futureofstemscholars.org/fossi


     

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