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  • 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.

    Seniors, as you receive academic and athletic scholarships, please bring a copy of the notification letter to Mrs. Davidson in Student Services by May 4, 2020. 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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  • Golden Door Scholars Undocumented Students: Deadline- 09/30/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 9/16/2019

    **Please note - NEW DEADLINE AND ELIGIBILITY**

     

    We are happy to announce that the Golden Door scholarship has been expanded to include undocumented students without DACA! This year we are excited to announce that we will award the scholarships to students across the country attending college in Fall.  In addition to funding, Golden Door provides mentorship, internships, and personal and professional growth opportunities.

     

    Application info-

    - Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so applying early is helpful
    - Applications received after the deadline will not be considered
    - Applicants should have strong academic records 
    - High school and college transcripts DO NOT need to be official versions; you may scan and upload the transcript
    - Golden Door Scholars will also have access to mentors, assistance in pursuing internships and other career-building opportunities

     

    The NEW due date for applications is 9/30/19.   

     

    Link to application and information: https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/

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  • Levine Scholars Program at UNC Charlotte: Deadline - 10/04/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 9/16/2019

    The Levine Scholars Program at UNC-Charlotte takes the brightest, most capable students and gives them the tools, resources and environment they need to explore the world around them, engage deeply in their communities and excel across discipline.

     

    The four-year scholarship includes:

    • full tuition, room, & board
    • a grant to implement a service project of the Scholar’s own design,
    • four summers of experiences that will develop leadership skills, social awareness and an international perspective.
    • The total value of this four-year package is estimated at $105,000 for in-state students. 

     

    If you would like to be nominated for this scholarship, please provide the following in a typed document to Counselor Davidson by Friday, October 4, 2019.

    • First and last name
    • Date of birth
    • Address, including city and zip code
    • Primary email address
    • Primary phone number
    • Copy of all SAT / ACT scores
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  • QuestBridge National College Match: Deadline- 09/26/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 8/15/2019

    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.  College Match Scholarships, which are provided by participating colleges, cover the full cost of tuition, room and board, are loan-free, and require no parental contribution.  

     

    If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply. QuestBridge's college partners are committed to making college affordable for all students — regardless of financial background — and offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need.

     

    Who should apply?  We are looking for outstanding high school seniors who:

    Academic Achievement:

    • In the top 5% or 10% of their class.
    • Have received mostly A’s in the most rigorous classes available.
    • Strong standardized test scores (if taken).

    Financial Qualification:

    • Household income is less than $65,000 a year, and often less for a typical family of four, with minimal assets.
    • Often eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

    Personal Circumstances:

    • Often in the first generation in their family to attend a four-year U.S. college.
    • Strong personal character and unusually high level of family responsibility (caring for siblings, part-time work to support family financially, etc.)
    • Extracurricular achievements, such as leadership or community activities.

     

    The QuestBridge National College Match is open to all:

    • U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents or
    • Students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States.
    • Important considerations for students who are not U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents, but are attending high school in the United States: Only some of our colleges will consider non-U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents for admission and full scholarships through the College Match. 

     

    Deadline to apply: September 26, 2019

     

    Be sure to click and read each link.

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  • UNC- Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship: Deadline- 09/17/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 6/14/2019

    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 2020
    • 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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  • NCSU Park Scholarship - Deadline: 09/17/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 6/14/2019

    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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