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  • Scholarship Deadlines / Extensions

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 3/18/2020

    As information is received about changes in scholarship deadlines and submission protocols, it will be updated in each scholarship section with a note.  

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  • Wake NCAE Scholarship: Deadline- 05/31/20

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/19/2020

    Wake NCAE Scholarship 


    Wake NCAE is accepting applications for a $500 scholarship, which will be awarded to up to four qualifying students in Wake County.


    These scholarships are intended to award students for academic standing, leadership, community and school participation with preference given to applicants who plan to major in education or related fields and have a parent who is a member of NCAE. The application is linked here.


    Deadline: May 31, 2020

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  • Emma L. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship Fund: Deadline - Extended 06/05/2020

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/15/2020


    NEW SUBMISSION DIRECTIONS - Applications will be emailed directly to ELCM Foundation at


    • The email subject line should include student FULL name & high school. 
    • The email body should have their full name, class ranking, and extracurricular activities. 
    • They can scan their essay as an attachment or write it directly into the email. 
      • Write an essay on BOTH of the following:
        • Furthering your education at a higher level is your chosen path, tell us whether there was a significant experience that helped you reach this decision.
        • Discuss a special attribute or character trait that you possess that will help you stand out versus other candidates and assist you in positively contributing to our society
    • Once a winner is selected we will have them provide the other specifics via regular mail.


    Deadline: June 5, 2020


    Emma L. Cunningham made an ever-lasting impact on thousands of students while she taught at Garner Magnet High School in Garner, NC & Canarsie High School in Brooklyn, NY. Today, her spirit lives on through a public charity scholarship fund created in her memory. 


    Continued education was extremely important to Mrs. Emma Cunningham. She consistently encouraged her senior students to attend college. Therefore, at the end of each school year, one senior student from Garner Magnet High School will receive the Emma L. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to support their decision to continue education through college.  


    All senior students planning to attend college and meet the criteria requirements should consider applying for the Emma L. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship must be utilized for tuition only and will be paid directly to the recipient’s college of choice.  The recipient’s name, photo and brief excerpt of their essay will be posted on the scholarship’s website (


    Criteria for candidates:

    1. Graduating senior student from GMHS
    2. Average GPA 2.5 or higher
    3. Acceptance to higher learning institution or vocational school
    4. Extracurricular achievements & participates in community service



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  • Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program: Deadline - 06/12/2020

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/15/2020

    Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program again this year.


    We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s).


    Scholarship Deadline   -  June 12, 2020.


    Application Process

    Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:

    Full details are available on our site.


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  • State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarship:EXTENDED Deadline- 05/30/2020

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 4/10/2020

    Each year the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarship Foundation, Inc. offers academic scholarships to the dependents of SEANC members.  The Scholarship Foundation will award 60 annual scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year.


    Only SEANC members, in good standing, their spouses and/or dependent child(ren) and SEANC retired member’s, in good standing, grandchild(ren) are eligible to receive scholarships. Membership in teachers’ organizations or the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) does not constitute eligibility for a SEANC Foundation Scholarship. There are several categories for appliaction:


    • Category I Scholarship application (Financial Need)
    • Category II Scholarship application (Merit)
    • Category III Scholarship application (Member only)
    • Retiree Grandchild - Category I Scholarship Application (Financial Need)
    • Retiree Grandchild - Category II Scholarship Application (Merit)


    Applications due: Deadline EXTENDED - May 30, 2020


    SEANC application and information

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