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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  • The Ron Brown Scholarship: Deadline- 01/09/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 12/13/2018

    The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.



    • Must be Black/African American.
    • Must excel academically.
    • Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
    • Must participate in community service activities.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
    • Be a current high school senior at the time of your application.  


    Information and application, visit:


    Deadline: January 9, 2019

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  • Garner Woman's Club Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship: Deadline - 12/31/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 12/13/2018

    **Repost from 11/5/18.  Deadline extended due to lack of applicants!  NOTE: This scholarship is available to males and females.  


    The Sallie Southall Cotton Scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding senior.  The scholarship will be awarded based on the candidate's character, scholastic records, evidence of intellectual promise, demonstration of ambition, leadership ability, and the need for financial assistance.  Click the application link below for eligibility and required components.



    1. Applicant must be a resident of Garner, North Carolina and must be a member of a senior class in an accredited North Carolina high school.

    2. Applicant must be in the upper fourth of the class.

    3. Applicant must use the official application form.

    4. The scholarship is to be used at a four-year college or university in the state of North Carolina.




    Sallie Southall Cotton Scholarship Application

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  • BBB Torch Scholarships - Deadline: 01/31/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 12/13/2018

    BBB Torch Scholarships recognize students who personify high ethical standards as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity, and academic success.


    Torch Scholarships are given to college-bound high school juniors, seniors, and college undergraduates who reside or attend school within BBB of Eastern North Carolina's 33-county service area. Scholarship prizes totaling $13,000 will be awarded.


    To be eligible, students must submit a short video, along with an application and transcript. Completed application packets are due by 4:30 p.m., January 31, 2019.


    Information and the scholarship application


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  • Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships: Deadline - 02/01/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/26/2018

    NC Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships - $2000 each for graduating senior who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in NC next fall.  Specific scholarship requirements listed below. 


    Deadline for all scholarships- February 1, 2019.


    Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship

    1. Open to females
    2. Rank in top 10% of class
    3. Minimum SAT score 1220 or ACT composite score of 25
    4. Good Character
    5. Participation in extra-curricular activites (school & community)
    6. Financial need - not the primary consideration


    Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship 

    1. Open to any student
    2. Rank in top 10% of class
    3. Minimum SAT score 1290 or ACT composite score of 27
    4. Good Character
    5. Participation in extra-curricular activites (school & community)
    6. Financial need - not the primary consideration


    Eunice Riggins and Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarships - shared application and information


    Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship 

    1. Open to any student who is declaring his/her major in the area of fine arts 
    2. Rank in top 20% of class
    3. Minimum SAT score 1220 or ACT composite score of 25
    4. Good Character
    5. Participation in extra-curricular activites (school & community)
    6. Financial need - not the primary consideration


    Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship - application and information



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  • GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program- Deadline: 01/04/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/26/2018

    Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.  Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.


    To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

    • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
    • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
    • be citizens of the United States of America;
    • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
    • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.


    Deadline: January 4, 2019


    GE-Reagan Information and Application

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  • CG Trader Technology Scholarship: Deadline- 12/14/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/5/2018

    CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 1.2M members. CGTrader was founded with the goal to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D designers.  Every year CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives.

    Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2018 challenge to win $3,000 for your education expenses. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.


    How to enter?


    Write and submit an original essay on the topic “Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind”.

    We want to encourage students to think about how life will change when people are confined to weightlessness in limited spaces. What devices will they use? How will their minds and languages change when notions taken for granted like ‘up’ and ‘down’ or ‘day’ and ‘night’ no longer make intuitive sense? How will their environment look, feel, and operate? Will social structures revert to those of our ancestors when people start living in smaller groups, again?


    • Write an essay on “Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind”
    • Essay length is 500-1000 words
    • Submit your essay via online form
    • Submission deadline - December 14, 2018
    • The winners will be announced January 4, 2019, on the CGTrader blog and notified directly via email provided upon the registration
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student
    • Enrolled full-time in an academic institution Jan 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
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  • Burger King Scholars Program: Deadline- 12/15/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/5/2018

    Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $35 million in scholarships to more than 33,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2018 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.7 million to more than 3,400 students in North America.


    Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school.


    Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.


    The application deadline is December 15, 2018.


    Information and application

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  • NC Scholarship for Children of Wartime Veterans: Deadline- 02/14/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/5/2018

    Over 20,000 scholarships have been awarded to children of North Carolina veterans. North Carolina’s Scholarship Program was created to show its appreciation for the services and sacrifices of its war veterans. The scholarship program applies to North Carolina schools. The scholarship is for eight academic semesters and the recipient has eight years to utilize the eight academic semesters. The Scholarship program has been established for the qualifying natural or an adopted child (if adopted before the age of 15) children of certain class categories of deceased, disabled, combat, or POW/MIA veterans. Applicant must be under the age of 25 at the time of application. The veteran’s qualifying criteria must have occurred during a period of war. At time of application, applicant must be domiciled and a resident of North Carolina.


    The deadline to apply is February 14, 2019. 


    All paper applications are now obsolete and will be returned to sender. In addition:

    1.  Veteran parent was a legal resident of North Carolina at time of said veteran’s entrance into that period of service in the Armed Forces during which eligibility is established, 


    2.  The applicant is the natural child or adopted child (if adopted before the age of 15) of an eligible veteran and the child/adopted child was born in North Carolina and has been a resident of North Carolina continuously since birth.


    Information and application

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  • NC Teaching Fellows: Deadline- 01/07/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/5/2018

    Join the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program and receive up to $8,250 per year in forgivable loans to teach science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or special education.


    Who is eligible to apply?

    New applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for a Teaching Fellows award:


    • Be enrolled or accepted to an approved educator preparation program leading to teaching licensure at one of 5 Teaching Fellows partner institutions of higher education: Meredith College, UNC-Charlotte, Elon University, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State University.
    • Be one of the following:
      • A North Carolina high school senior
      • A student applying to transfer to an educator preparation program at one of the 5 Teaching Fellows partner institutions
      • A student already enrolled at one of the 5 Teaching Fellows partner institutions who transitions into an educator preparation program
      • An individual with a bachelor’s degree pursuing preparation for teacher licensure at one of the 5 Teaching Fellows partner institutions
    • Minimum Academic Requirements:
      • High school applicants or applicants with fewer than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and have scored at least a 24 on the ACT or a 1,100 on the SAT.
    • Be willing to teach in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) or special education licensure area in a North Carolina public school, traditional or charter.


    Deadline: 01/07/19


    For more information and application, visit:


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  • Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship: Deadline: 02/04/18

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/5/2018

    The Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship (FKMS) honors the memory of the first president of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina, Florence Hill Kidder. $3,000 is awarded annually to a high school senior who plans to attend a college or university in North Carolina. The runner-up receives $1,000. The scholarship is not renewable and is awarded every year to a different applicant.


    Requirements for Scholarship Application
    Students desiring to be considered for a Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship must have the following materials completed and submitted by 11:59pm February 3, 2019.

    • A completed application form answering all questions. 
    • A separate listing of extracurricular activities, honors, community work and work experience.
    • A current photograph.
    • An unofficial transcript of grades, including first semester senior courses if possible and current GPA.
    • A letter of recommendation from one of the student’s teachers in pdf format.
    • Original essay of 500 to 700 words on a specific topic


    Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship Information and Application



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