College Scholarship Information
Scholarships will be updated here as they are received. Be sure to check back often and see Mrs. Ratliff for more details.
Paul Herringshaw Memorial Student Loan Fund- Due June 1
With the generosity of the Centralina Development Corporation and the establishment of the Paul Herringshaw Memorial Student Loan Fund, we will be managing one loan per year to 6 counties: Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Rowan, Stanly and Union, to be funded with the funds donated by the Centralina Development Corporation in memory of their founder, Mr. Paul Herringshaw. These loans will be interest free for the first 4 years you are enrolled full time in an institution of post high school learning. Afterwhich, interest rates will be 3% annually and paid semi-annually while the student remains in school full time or paid monthly once the student graduates or leaves school, whichever comes first.
Balanced Man Scholarship- NC State- Due July 5
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 2020 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 male students must submit an application by July 5th, 2020 and enroll full-time at NC State for the Fall 2020 term.
Applicants can apply online at https://forms.gle/tHzeLcn9i4N3cdvr5.
Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship.
Expired Scholarship Opportunities
RON BROWN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements:
- 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. NOTE: Current college students are not eligible to apply.
- Deadline: January 9, 2020
NC State Teaching Fellows
High school students can receive $33,000 in forgivable loans ($8,250 per year for up to four years), if they are willing to commit to teach in STEM or special education in North Carolina public schools. Interested high school students can apply by Jan.13 to be a part of the 2020-21 Teaching Fellows class.
NC State offers the following majors that qualify for the N.C. Teaching Fellows Program:
- Agricultural Education (Grades 6-12)
- Elementary Education with Special Education Dual Licensure (Grades K-12)**
- Mathematics Education (Grades 6-9 or 9-12)
- Science Education (Grades 6-9 or 9-12)
- Technology, Engineering, and Design Education (Grades 6-12)
Eunice Riggins and Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarships
Due February 1
The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship is open to any young woman graduating from an accredited high school who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in North Carolina who meets eligibility requirements.
The Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship is open to any student graduating from an accredited high school who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university who meets eligibility requirements.
The Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship
Due February 1
The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship is open to any graduating from an accredited high school who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university with a major in fine arts who meets eligibility requirements.
Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship- Due Feb. 2
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.
HELEN S. AND JULIUS L. GOLDMAN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
· Please submit application as a Word document. You may take as much space as you need for each question.
· After completing the application, print it, sign it, and submit it to your school counselor.
· In addition, forward your Word document to your school counselor.
· Incomplete applications will not be considered.
· Application deadline is March 1, 2020. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
SAC- Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship- Due March 10
The Salisbury Alumnae Chapter (SAC) is committed to help young people succeed academically. Through Delta Fortitude Foundation, scholarships are available to students attending a public high school within the service areas of the Chapter: Rowan-Salisbury and Stanly County public schools and Livingstone College (Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. members only).
If you are interested in applying for the SAC Scholarship, please review the criteria and submit an application.
Mail completed applications to:
Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
PO Box 1668 Salisbury, NC 28145
For more information, please contact the Committee at email@example.com.
Brad Patrick Memorial Scholarship- Due March 13 at noon
The Brad Patrick Memorial Scholarship is offered through Christiana Lutheran Church. This $1,000.00 scholarship is open to any public high school senior in Rowan County.
Finalist will be chosen from applications, and personal interviews will be conducted. The finalist will be notified by phone prior to conducting interviews confirming the interview date, times and location. The scholarship will be rewarded at our Sunday in the Grove worship service in May or June at Christiana Church.
Community and school involvement as well as financial need will be taken into consideration when awarding this scholarship.
J. Howard Coble Scholarship- Due March 20
High School seniors who demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble, including high moral character and good citizenship. Priority will be given to children of US military personnel or veterans, members of Scouting programs, and members of ROTC programs (but not limited to).
Due April 1 - Application
Cleveland Elam Memorial Scholarship- Due April 5
ROWAN COUNTY MASONIC SCHOLARSHIP- Due April 10
THE SCHOLARSHIP IS OPEN TO ANY RESIDENT OF ROWAN COUNTY WHO IS PURSUING AN EDUCATION BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2020. APPLICATIONS POSTMARKED AFTER THIS DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
NCSECU People Helping People Scholarship- Due April 22
All eligible seniors must meet the following requirements:
Must be an SECU member or eligible for membership through a parent/guardian
Must be a United States citizen and resident of North Carolina
Must be a senior at a North Carolina public high school
Must be attending one of the 16 UNC system universities
Must have demonstrated scholastic achievement with a 2.5 or higher unweighted GPA
Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement
Must file FAFSA as part of the application
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Foundation John C. Campbell, Jr. Scholarship- Due April 20
The student must be currently enrolled or have completed CNA class at this time.
Students must show a financial need or first generation college.
Students must be accepted into either a 2-year or 4-year program at any post-secondary institution and plan to pursue a career in the medical field.
Faith Civitan Scholarship- Due April 30