Current Scholarships

  • Please note that our College Scholarship list is updated as scholarships come in, usually a weekly basis.  Please scroll through the entire list to check for new updates. For Senior announcements and scholarship info, join the Remind 101 GMHS Student Services group.

    Seniors, as you receive academic and athletic scholarships, please bring a copy of the notification letter to Mrs. Davidson in Student Services by May 1, 2019. Scholarships are announced at the May Awards Ceremony. In addition, the total scholarship dollars offered the Class of 2019 will be announced at graduation in June. You do not have to attend the college that offers you the scholarship in order for your scholarship to be included in the class total.

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  • Scholarship Updates

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/15/2018

    Attention Class of 2019!


    NC State Park Scholarship and UNC-Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship have been added.  See below. 


    *Please note the scholarships with June 2018 deadlines are available only to 2018 graduates.   


    Congrats to the Class of 2018!! 

    Scholarship total over $9,000,000



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  • NCSU Park Scholarship - Deadline: 09/12/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 6/13/2018

    The GMHS Scholarship committee will select two candidates to nominate for this scholarship who fall within the following parameters:

    • Minimum SAT score of 1200 and/or minimum ACT score of 25
    • Minimum 4.0 weighted GPA
    • Minimum four AP classes or IB curriculum

    NCSU plans to award approximately 35 Park Scholarships.  The four-year award is valued over $100,000 for North Carolina residents. 


    Application materials must be submitted in hard copy, do not email applications.


    NCSU Preliminary Park Application and Information

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  • UNC- Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship: Deadline- 09/12/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 6/13/2018

    The Morehead-Cain Foundation seeks driven, courageous, and curious leaders interested in embracing new and unknown experiences and cultivating their legacy as a positive force.


    The Morehead-Cain is a four-year, fully funded educational experience for students of the highest caliber. It is so much more than tuition and room and board at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We set your potential free. We offer life-changing summer enrichment and Discovery Fund experiences. Immersion in a dynamic student body at a world-class university. And lifetime connection to an unparalleled community of Morehead-Cains scattered across the planet.


    To be eligible you must be:

    • A competitive applicant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • In 12th grade and on track to graduate in the spring of 2019
    • Unmarried and without children


    To be selected you must demonstrate: Moral Force of Character, Scholarship, Physical Vigor, and Leadership.


    The GMHS Scholarship committee will select candidates to nominate for this scholarship who fall within the following parameters:

    • Minimum SAT score of 1200 and/or ACT score of 25
    • Minimum 4.0 weighted GPA
    • Minimum four AP classes or IB curriculum


    Applications must be submitted in hard copy.  No emailed applications will be accepted.


    Morehead-Cain Preliminary Application and Information

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  • Robert B. Harris Scholars: Deadline- 06/30/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/15/2018

    The Marcus Harris Foundation has created the Robert B. Harris Memorial Scholarship Program. To be considered a Robert B. Harris Scholar, applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to community service, as well as be leaders for positive change in the lives of those around them. 


    Two (2) scholarship awards in the amount of $500 each will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year.


    Deadline: June 30, 2018


    Application and Information

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  • Durham Bulls / Couch Oil Company Scholarship: Deadline- 06/30/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/15/2018

    In partnership with the Durham Bulls, Couch Oil Company of Durham is pleased to offer the Couch Oil Cares Scholarship to deserving high school seniors. This $1000 Scholarship is available to students who have been accepted into either a four-year or community college and reside in a 16-county area surrounding the Triangle.  Recipients will be recognized at a Durham Bulls game in August.  


    Deadline to apply: June 30, 2018


    Couch Oil Cares Scholarship

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  • Nursing Schools Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: Deadline - 06/30/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/15/2018 has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.
    We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:
    + A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
    + A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
    This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.
    Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.
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  • NCSU Balanced Man Scholarship: Deadline- 06/29/2018

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/15/2018

    The NC State chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is offering 4 one-time scholarships in the amounts of $1,000, $500, $150 and $100 to incoming freshmen men for the 2018 academic year!



    SigEp is a leadership organization that will award over $225,000 at 180 campuses across the country through the Balanced Man Scholarship this year. Our mission is to Build Balanced Men and our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe these are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life.


    To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must submit an application by June 29th, 2018 and enroll full-time at NC State for the 2018 term. Applicants can apply online at:  


    Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship.


    Questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship or the transition to NC State, please contact Jack Sagraves at  

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  • POISE Boutique, Inc. Scholarship: Deadline- 06/16/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 5/3/2018

    POISE Boutique, Inc. is now open for enrollment to all eligible Minority female students that are high school seniors in Alamance, Durham, Wake County, or Chapel-Hill.


    The scholarship is for graduating seniors who plan to attend a two-year or four-year college with a major in Business Administration.  The Scholarship will be awarded to students whose weighted GPA is minimum 2.5. The Scholarship will also be based on financial need and academic record.


    One winner will be selected for a $500.00 scholarship. Winners will be notified by July 16, 2018.


    Entries must be POSTMARKED by June 16, 2018.


    Special Note: If you are a Garner Magnet High School student you may submit your application early to Counselor Mrs. Davidson by 8am, Wednesday, June 6, 2018.


    POISE Boutique, Inc. Scholarship Application

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  • Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program: Deadline - 06/14/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 1/29/2018

    Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 11th year.


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


    Scholarship Deadline   -  June 14, 2018.


    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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  • Big Sun Athletic Scholarship: Deadline- 06/19/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 12/21/2017
    The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.   Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
    Deadline               -          June 19, 2018   
    Amount of Award  -        $500.00
    The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
    Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.
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