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.
North Carolina State University Centennial Scholarship Program- Apply by Nov. 1
The Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University is now accepting endorsements for our Centennial Scholarship program, one of the largest college-based scholarship programs at NC State.
The Centennial Scholarship program is designed for students who are interested in career fields such as engineering, business management, design, chemistry, polymers, forensics, medical fields, fashion merchandising and retail management.
Competitive applicants demonstrate high academic achievement, strong leadership qualities, involvement in extracurricular activities and civic engagement and an interest in textile-related careers. For scholarship consideration, students must submit a NC State admissions application by the November 1 deadline.
Catawba College Application 2019-2020
Horatio Alger Association Scholarships- Due by Oct. 25
Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association Members and Friends have funded need-based college scholarships for low-income youth to pursue their dreams through higher education. So far the Association has awarded more than $159 million to approximately 20,000 students.
Through its many scholarship programs, the Association supports students pursuing career and technical certificates and degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and graduate studies.
In addition to scholarship support, the Association offers a number of services and opportunities to Horatio Alger Scholars:
VFW - Voice of Democracy Scholarship- Due Oct. 31
Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than $1.9 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.
The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply? Read the rules and eligibility requirements, then download and complete the 2019-20 entry form. All student entries must be submitted to a sponsoring local VFW Post by midnight, Oct. 31.
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NC State Goodnight Scholars Program
Prospective candidates who plan to major in a STEM or education discipline at NC State and reside in a North Carolina household with a pre-tax annual gross income (AGI) of less than $110,000 are eligible to potentially receive an invitation to apply to the Goodnight Scholars Program's Class of 2024. Click the button below to learn about additional requirements and important deadlines for the Class of 2024 application process.
Robertson Scholars Leadership Program- Deadline November 15
The Robertson is among the most highly sought-after merit scholarships in the country. We are the only program that completely combines the extraordinary resources of two world class universities, Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill. Our comprehensive program provides 4-years of tuition, room and board and mandatory fees, 3 fully-funded summer experiences, funding for conferences and seminars and unique access to the academic and extracurricular offerings on both campuses as well as four years of dedicated leadership development programming.
Our website can be found at: www.robertsonscholars.org
Our application portal can be accessed at: robertsonscholars.embark.com/apply/highschool
Our application deadline is November 15, 2019 for all materials and is independent of the admissions deadlines for UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. Students may apply for the Robertson regardless of whether they apply Early Action or Regular Decision at UNC-Chapel Hill and Early Decision or Regular Decision at Duke University.