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Daughters of the American Revolution:  American History Essay Contest            Topic:  "Comparing Ship Technology: The Ships Columbus Uses vs. Ships of Today". Please see Ms Alford for more information in Room G-53.  Deadline is October 15, 2-18.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program - October 31, 2018 (150 Awards - $20,000)
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NCWIT Award For Aspirations in Computing Scholarship - November 12, 2018 (391 Awards -$500)https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ncwit_award_for_aspirations_in_computing_scholarship_9338.php&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201809&utm_content=0d791a745c4cfa87e76098a1ab6469dd

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship - December 15, 2018 (5 Awards - $1,000)
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_north_american_van_lines_logistics_scholarship_9339.php&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201809&utm_content=0d791a745c4cfa87e76098a1ab6469dd

SBO Essay Scholarship - December 31, 2018 (10 Awards - $1,000)
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_2018_sbo_essay_scholarship_9340.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201809&utm_content=0d791a745c4cfa87e76098a1ab6469dd

Parks Scholarship is now available for nominations. Please see Ms. Alford for nomination form in room G-53

Morehead-Cain Scholarship - Please see Ms. Alford for nomination form

For Athletes:  Go tohttps://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/nchsaa-endowed-fund-scholarships                   Use the above link for the following scholarships!

Cheerleading Scholarship: (October 18, 2018) 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) $500.00 scholarships will be awarded during the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational with one given to a cheerleader per NCHSAA classification (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A).

Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship: (February 8, 2019) Awarded to one senior male high school athlete participating on the varsity wrestling team 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. Recipients will each receive a one-time scholarship award in the amount of $1,500.00.

Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship: (February 08 2019) Awarded to two senior year high school student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools each year. This award is unique in that 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). Each recipient receives a one-time, $1,000.00 award. 

Pat Gainey Student Award. (February 08 2019) 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 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. Each recipient receives a $5,000.00 scholarship award. 

Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship: (April 5, 2019) 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. Recipient will receive a one-time award of $1,000.00.

Wilburn Clary Medal Award: (February 8, 2019) 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. Each recipient receives a one-time $2,000.00 scholarship award. 

Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship: (February 8, 2019)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. 

Teaching Fellows:  Any student interested in becoming a teacher.Teaching Fellows: Elon, Meredith, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Charlotte, and NC State.  https://myapps.northcarolina.edu/ncteachingfellows/

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished American, Inc.: Must have 2.0 GPA       Demonstrate financial need (family income less than $55,000) Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.  Apply online:  www.scholars.horatioalger.org   Please see Ms Alford for more information G-53

VFW Auxiliary 3006 (October 29, 2018) See Ms Alford for more information G-53

Young American Patriotic Art Awards (March 8, 2019) See Ms Alford for more information G-53