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Expired Scholarship Opportunities


Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship - Due March 1

This scholarship is open to any young woman who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall and who meets eligibility requirements. This is a one-year (non-renewable) scholarship in the amount of $2,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Academic rank in top 10% of class
  • Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25 (Due to the pandemic, this requirement is waived)
  • Good character
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities (school & community)
  • Financial need--not the primary consideration

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The Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship - Due March 1

This scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall, and who is declaring as his/her major an area of the fine arts. This is a one-year (non-renewable) scholarship in the amount of $2000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Academic rank in top 20% of class
  • Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25 (Due to the pandemic, this requirement is waived)
  • Good character
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities (school & community)
  • Financial need--not the primary consideration

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The Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship - Due March 1

This scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall and who meets eligibility requirements. This is a one-year (non-renewable) scholarship in the amount of $2,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Academic rank in top 10% of class
  • Minimum SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27 (Due to the pandemic, this requirement is waived)
  • Good character
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities (school & community)
  • Financial need--not the primary consideration

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NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship - Due March 1

Graduating seniors of a North Carolina high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning. Applicants must have an unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Reading, and Writing and Language Tests) in the range of 990 to 1130 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24. THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WITH GRADES AND SCORES FALLING WITHIN THESE RANGES ONLY. STUDENTS WITH LOWER OR HIGHER SCORES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community, and church, as well as their integrity and leadership potential.

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Helen S. and Julius L. Goldman Scholarship - Due March 22

  • This is a scholarship for female students only.
  • The scholarship must be completed in a word document. Typed, No handwritten responses.

Scholarship Application


Suzannah Blackwell Memorial Scholarship - Due March 31

Suzannah Blackwell was an educator who tirelessly devoted her life for the education of ESOL Students.

  • Two $500 scholarships are awarded in North Carolina.
  • Current NC High School Seniors who are current or former English Learners (ELs) and intend to continue their education at an accredited U.S. university or community college in the 2021-2022 school year are eligible candidates.
  • Application and recommendation forms are due March 31, 2021

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Rowan County Masonic Scholarship - Due April 2

SCHOLARSHIP IS OPEN TO ANY RESIDENT OF ROWAN COUNTY WHO IS PURSUING AN EDUCATION BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL. 

Application Instructions

Scholarship Application


 

Cleveland Elam Memorial Scholarship - Due April 5

  • One $500 scholarship.
  • Minority male with a minimum 2.5 GPA and plans to attend school for the entire academic year beginning in the fall.
  • Application and complete application checklist are due April 5.

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NCSECU People Helping People Scholarship

People Helping People Details

Application

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship Consent Form

PHP FAQs

The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation - Due April 15

This foundation was established in 1970 to provide scholarships to deserving students who indicate a desire to enter the profession of Accounting. The scholarship awards will be $1000 each.

Applicants must:

  • Be a resident of North Carolina.
  • Enroll in an accredited school of higher education in North Carolina.
  • Enroll in an accounting degree program with six (6) or more credit hours per semester. (a two or four year program, not Master's degree)
  • Show a firm intention to continue into the field of Accounting. 
  • Be in good standing at their high school

Application deadline is: April 15, 2021

Scholarship Application


Salisbury - Rowan PFLAG Scholarship Program - Due April 15

On behalf of the Salisbury-Rowan PFLAG chapter, we are pleased to offer eight (8) $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to seniors graduating this school year who will be furthering their education this fall.  This is the fourteenth year that scholarships have been offered through the Salisbury-Rowan PFLAG Scholarship Program.

  • Ralph Ketner – Bill Stanback Equality Scholarship - $1000.00
  • Anne Stanback – Charlotte Kinlock Scholarship – $1000.00
  • Linda Ketner Community Service Scholarship - $1000.00
  • Bob Page Business Scholarship - $1000.00
  • Salisbury Pride – Scotty Ray Gilbert Scholarship - $1000.00
  • Roger and Linda Hull Scholarship - $1000.00
  • Russell E. Hellekson, Jr. Scholarship - $1000.00
  • Carol Williams-Swoope Social Justice Scholarship -$1000.00

Scholarship Application


Dr. Erby Rudolph Oglesby, Sr. Memorial Scholarship - Due April 16

The Dr. Erby Rudolph Oglesby Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of our loving father who, during his 86 years of life, was considered a role-model, scholar, leader, lifelong learner and faithful servant of God. Dr. Oglesby was a 1953 honor graduate of Livingstone College where he earned a B.S. degree in Biology. He went on to earn his D.D.S. degree from Meharry Medical College and practiced family dentistry for 24 years in Asheville, North Carolina after retiring as a Colonel while serving 20 years in the U.S. Army. Dr. Oglesby loved his alma mater. He looked forward to attending homecoming every year, was a member of the Livingstone College of Science Associates and was inducted into the Livingstone College Leaders Hall of Fame in 2010. He was a proud and dedicated “Blue Bear” who gave generously to this institution of higher learning.

The Dr. Erby R. Oglesby Memorial Scholarship will provide a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship to an African American high school student showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC.

Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Enroll at Livingstone College in the Fall of 2021
  • Have a minimum cumulative weighted 2.8 grade point average
  • Complete the application and essay questions
  • Be in good standing at their high school

Application deadline is: April 16, 2021

Please email the completed scholarship package to Kristal Oglesby Coleman, Scholarship Committee Chair, at: Docoskid@yahoo.com.

Scholarship Application


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship - Due April 23

The following areas will be given consideration:

  • Academic achievement and school involvement
  • Citizenship and community activities
  • Current and past involvement with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Scholarship Application


Charlotte Knights Scholarships - Due April 25

Charlotte Knights Charities has partnered with Atrium Health and Piedmont Natural Gas for our Charlotte Knight Scholarship opportunities to senior’s in high school looking to pursue a career in healthcare and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). These scholarships are exclusive to high school seniors graduating in 2021. Six total scholarships will be awarded, with a total of $1000 per scholarship. Three for healthcare, and three for STEM.

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Edwin Gray Martin Scholarship - Due April 30

The Edwin Gray Martin Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university, and be a present member of a Rowan County YMCA.

Selection will be based on academic achievement, community involvement and extra-curricular activities.

This scholarship was established to maintain Edwin Martin's legacy of helping others, especially the youth of the YMCAs of Rowan County.

Scholarship Application


Rowan County Communities in Schools Scholarship (2021 Vicky Slusser Achievement Scholarship) - Due May 1

The scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from a Rowan-Salisbury School System high school who is or has been enrolled in a CIS Rowan school site for at least one school year during their school career.

The recipient will demonstrate how the mission of Communities In Schools, “to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life” helped them to reach Graduation Day. At least one scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a 2021 graduate. A committee will receive and choose a scholarship winner based on:

  1. Eligibility to graduate in good standing from an RSS high school during the 2020-2021 school year.
  2. An essay of approximately 500 words on “How CIS helped me succeed in school.”
  3. Three personal references, one of which must be from a high school teacher from whom the student has taken at least one class.
  4. Description of extra-curricular activities and/or community service.
  5. Statement of financial need. (NO FINANCIAL AID FORMS REQUIRED)

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Information


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship - Due May 1

The Salisbury Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is committed to helping young people pursue education beyond high school that will prepare them for a more productive future. Scholarships are available to students attending a public high school within the service areas of the Salisbury Alumnae Chapter, which includes Rowan-Salisbury, Stanley County Schools, and Livingstone College (whom are members of the Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.).

Scholarship Application


Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Foundation John Campbell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship - Due May 2

 

 Rowan Medical Center Foundation will award one $1,000 John Campbell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship to a senior from each of the seven traditional Rowan-Salisbury high schools, who are pursuing a career in the medical field.

  • The student must be currently enrolled or have completed either Allied Health Sciences I or Allied Health Sciences II to be eligible.
  • 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.

Scholarship Application