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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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  • Howard University Bison STEM Scholars Program: Deadline- 01/15/20

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/12/2019

    The Bison STEM Scholars Program (BSSP) is designed to attract and prepare high-achieving high school students.  Students who are selected for the program are required to ultimately pursue, a PhD, or a combined MD/PhD.  Students are required to major in a STEM-related discipline.  The purpose of the Bison STEM Scholars Program is to challenge students through rigorous preparation and to create an environment/community of interdependence which should lead to successful outcomes.  The program, focuses on encouraging participants to build personal responsibility, personal accountability, and make wise choices regarding their education.  The program will also focus on building a global perspective to prepare its students to live, prosper and contribute to a world that is increasingly diverse and global in nature.

     

    Program Benefits and Eligibility

    The Bison STEM Scholars Program’s mission is to increase the number of underrepresented minorities who earn a PhD or combined MD/PhD in a STEM discipline.  Participants must be interested in pursuing a career in research and/or teaching, policy development or a leadership role in government or the corporate world.  

     

    Eligibility Criteria

    • minimum math SAT score of 600 and a minimum SAT composite score of at least 1250, or
    • ACT Math score of at least 26
    • An overall high school GPA of 3.0 or higher (unweighted), at least “B” grades in high school math and science, engineering and computer science courses
    • Committed to pursuing a PhD or combined MD/PhD in math, science, computer science or engineering
    • Documented previous community service experience
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S.
    • Additional consideration given to applicants with documented leadership experience

     

    Bison STEM Scholars Program Information and Application

     

    Deadline: January 15, 2020

     

     

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  • Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship: Deadline: 02/02/20

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/12/2019

    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 ANY 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 2, 2020.

    • 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

     

     

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  • GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program- Deadline: 01/03/20

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 11/12/2019

    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 3, 2020

     

    GE-Reagan Information and Application

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  • Garner Woman's Club Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship: Deadline - 12/20/19

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 10/24/2019

    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.

     

    Guidelines:

    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.

     

    APPLCIATION DEADLINE 12/20/19.

     

    Sallie Southall Cotton Scholarship Application

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  • NCHSAA Endowed Fund (Athletic) Scholarships: Deadline- Varies

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 10/7/2019

    The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Endowed Fund offers scholarships to eligible student-athletes. 

     

    To apply, visit the NCHSAA Endowed Fund by the deadlines listed below.

     

    Cheerleading Scholarship

    Applicant must be a member of a cheerleading squad registered for and participating in the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational event that year.  

    To recognize and reward outstanding cheerleaders exemplifying sound character and academic standing, good sportsmanship, and school spirit by providing financial assistance in furthering his or her college/university education. Four (4) $500 scholarships will be awarded during the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational with one given to a cheerleader per NCHSAA classification (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A).

    Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

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    Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to one senior male high school athlete participating on the varsity wrestling team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school and one senior female high school athlete participating on the varsity cross-country team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school. 

    Deadline:  Feb 7, 2020

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    Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship

    Awarded to two senior year high school student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools each year. This award is unique because it honors both male and female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves by overcoming adversity and returned to excel beyond expectations in their scholastic athletic sport(s). 

    Deadline:  March 13, 2020

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    NCHSAA Lacrosse Scholarship

    Scholarship support for one male and one female senior from NCHSAA member high schools, planning to attend a college or university.

    College/university may be located in any of the 50 United States. One male and one female recipient will receive a $500.00 scholarship.

    Deadline: March 6, 2020

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    Pat Gainey Student Award

    To provide scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants.  Applicants must be either a Senior, Male high school athlete participating on a varsity baseball team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources or a Senior, Female student high school athlete participating on a varsity sports team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources. 

    Deadline:  Feb 7, 2020

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    Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship

    To provide scholarship support for one senior male high school student athlete participating on the varsity level lacrosse team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school, planning to attend a college or university in pursuit of higher education.

    Deadline: March 6, 2020

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    Wilburn Clary Medal Award

    Awarded to one male and one female graduating senior student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity sport team during his/her senior year at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school.  Athlete must have participated on at least two sanctioned varsity sports during his/her high school career.

    Deadline:  Feb 7, 2020

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    Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    To provide scholarship support to an outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native* and/or Asian Pacific Islander American**, or Hispanic American student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school. Award Process: One male and one female from each of the eight regions will be selected to receive a $750 scholarship each to further their education. From the pool of sixteen (16) regional winners, one male and female will be selected as overall state winners and receive an additional $1,000 each. 

    Deadline:  Feb 7, 2020

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  • North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) Scholarships: Deadline- Various

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 9/30/2019

    The NCCF offers about 150 scholarships every year.  Many are available to students throughout the entire state, and some may be available specifically for students in your home county!

     

    For more information and the list of scholarships, visit: http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships

     

    Deadlines vary - Check often!

     

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  • Student Financial Aid for North Carolinians: Multiple Deadlines

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 9/30/2019

    Student Financial Aid for North Carolinians is a booklet that contains  information about a wide range of financial aid opportunities available to residents of North Carolina.  The booklet provides a comprehensive overview of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work study.

     

    Scholarship list includes:

    • Government based and privately funded scholarships
    • Specific undergraduate majors/careers
    • Programs for military and their dependents
    • Resources for students with special needs
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  • Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students - Deadline: Multiple / Ongoing

    Posted by Stacy Davidson on 9/30/2019

    My (Un)Documented Life provides up-to-date scholarship information for undocumented immigrants.  We are continually expanding this list and featuring scholarships with approaching deadlines so be sure to return to this page periodically.

     

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