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Scholarship Sources in red are scholarships local to GCS students.
     
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Gaston College: The Management Honors Scholarship Program Academic $1,200 and it is renewable for a second year as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at Gaston College. Applicants must have maintained a "B" average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better during high school and plan to attend Gaston College full time. Applicants must satisfy all requirements for their proposed programs of study. Applicants must be from Gaston and Lincoln counties. March 31  http://www.gaston.edu/admissions/scholarships_grants.php
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North Carolina Blueberry Festival Essay Scholarship Academic The NC Blueberry Festival Assoc. will award a minimum of one $4,000 scholarship, two $3,000 scholarships, three $2,000 scholarships, and four $1,000 scholarships. NC High School senior; essay; acceptance to and enrolled full-time at either an accredited two-year or four-year college/university; and pursuit of a degree in an agricultural field of study is not required. April 1, 2014  http://www.ncblueberryfestival.com/Home/Scholarship/tabid/78/Default.aspx
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Jagannathan Scholarship (NCSEAA-North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority) Academic & Financial Need Scholarship Up to $3,500 per year Excellent scholastic record (the avg. unweighted gpa of recipients last year was 3.8); financial need; only one student can be nominated by each high school; CSS Profile must be filed by February 8! See http://profileonline.collegeboard.com/index.jsp to register for Profile. The Profile is used to determine a student's financial need. February 1, 2014  Visit www.cfnc.org/jag OR www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see your School Counselor.
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Davidson College - Bryan Scholar/Athlete Program Academic Athletics Offered to one male and one female scholar/athlete scholarship valued at $30,000 annually. Renewable. To be considered, you must participate in an eligible sport (football and men's and women's basketball are not eligible. All nomination materials received no later than September 21. Admission application due by October 15. See your high school counselor and coach at the start of the school year if you wish to be considered for nomination. Once nominated, must complete Parts I and II of the Davidson Application no later than October 15.  See high school counselor and coach first to verify NCAA Clearinghouse registration. Also visit www.davidson.edu/athletics to reach Davidson College coach.
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NC Society of Accountants Accounting $600 Must show firm intention to enter the field of accounting, be a resident of NC, enroll in an accredited school of higher education in NC, & enroll in an accounting degree program with 6 or more credit hrs. per semester. Two letters of recommendation are required. Financial need is considered. April 15, 2013  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application.
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Epsilon Upsilon Chapter Scholarship, The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Essay Contest African-American Political Action $500 to $3000; Four national awards are given Open to all college-bound high-school seniors who submit essay titled: What steps should we as Black Americans take to further our political agenda?; manuscript must be postmarked not later than midnight, November 1, 2010 and mailed to the Epsilon Upsilon Chapter of Gaston County. April 14, 2014  Charles Whitesides, II Keeper of Records and Seal Epsilon Upsilon Chapter Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. For more information, email Mr. Whitesides at whitesidescharle@bellsouth.net P.O. Box 1304 Gastonia, NC 28053  
Catawba Valley Cattlemen Association Scholarship Agriculture Up to $1,000 Must be planning to pursue an agriculture related career and be from Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston or Lincoln County. April 1, 2012 (Received By)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor for application. For more information call (828) 465-8240.
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Careers in Agriculture Scholarship program Agriculture $500 Available to students pursuing training for careers in agriculture. Award based on scholastic achievement, potential leadership in agriculture, and an ability to contribute to agriculture in the future. Must write essay describing why you are interested in agriculture as a career, and provide two character references. February 1  Visit website
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Master Gardner Group of Gaston County Scholarship Agriculture or Horticulture $1,000 Must be a nominated by a Gaston County high school & graduate in 2014; must express a genuine desire to enter a NC college with the distinct purpose of entering the field of horticulture or agriculture; must possess positive character traits March 17, 2014 (To School Counselor)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see school counselor.
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USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Agriculture, Food, and Natural resources Varies 3.0 GPA, 1000+ SAT, attend one of seventeen historically Black land-grant universities February 1, 2014  USDA/1890 Liaison Office NC A&T State University Greensboro, NC 27411 (336) 334-7709 http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2userfiles/subsite/careers/2009usda1890scholarsapp.pdf
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Frank & Elizabeth Spencer Scholarship Agriculture, Home Economics, or Pre-veterinary medicine $500 Must enroll in a degree program in agriculture, home economics, or pre-veterinary medicine. The Agricultural Institute at NC State qualifies for this scholarship; community colleges, technical institutes, and other two-year programs do not. April 15 of each year  Download a copy of the application at the More Information link or see School Counselor. See also https://sites.google.com/site/clevelandcounty4h/scholarship-opportunities
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NC A&T Laboratory Animal Science Animal Sciences Unspecified GPA of 3.0 and SAT of 850 with major in Animal Sciences Unavailable  NC A&T at (336) 332-7720 or (800) 443-8964  
Entertainment Software Associatiaon (ESA) Animation, Interactive, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Computer Graphics, Graphic Communications, Graphic Design, Up to 30 scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded annually, 15 to graduating high school seniors and 15 to current college students. Applicants must be: women or minority students pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts (high school seniors must already be accepted into a program), enrolling or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, maintaining a grade point average of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and US citizens. May 15   http://www.theesa.com/foundation/scholarship.asp
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American Architectural Foundation - Minority Scholarship Program Architecture $500 - $2,500 Open to minority students on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, essay, recommendations, nomination These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program. The nomination form is due December 8, 2010 and the application, an essay, statement of disadvantaged circumstances, letters of recommendations, transcripts and a drawing are due on January 15 (2011) of each year.  For further information contact Catherine Roussel, AIA, at The American Institute of Architects: 202.626.7417 or croussel@aia.org.
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Erskine College Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Church Member and Matching Grants ARP Church Member Valued at up to $1,500; an investment by your church in your future, and an expression of their confidence in your potential to honor Christ. Erskine College will match your church's donation with other limitations/caps. Admission acceptance to Erskine and ARP church endorsement; student completes both grant forms and forwards to pastor for completion/submission to Erskine College; Church funds for Matching Grant must be received by Erskine College by September 1st. See the Erskine website for additional eligibility requirements. May 1  Your ARP church pastor and the Office of Admissions at Erskine College
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Hunter Huss Ty Hoffman Memorial Art Award Art $100 Must be a graduating senior who has show a determination to develop and use artistic talents to the best of their ability. Selected by art teacher at Hunter Huss High School. Art teacher selects in April of each year. Winner is announced at Awards Ceremony.  School Counselor or Art teacher. Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com for more information.
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Converse College Talent-Based Scholarships art and design, music, theatre unspecified Varies per scholarship Unavailable  Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006 or fax 864/596-9225 or www.converse.edu or School Counselor
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American Art Therapy Association (AATA)Scholarships Art Therapy $900 to $2000 Financial need, must be members of the AATA; other requirements vary by scholarship April 1, 2014  American Art Therapy Association, 1202 Allanson Road, Mundelein, IL 60060-3803, telephone (847) 949-6064 or (888) 290-0878. Visit http://www.americanarttherapyassociation.org/aata-awards.html
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University of Arkansas Fullbright College Sturgis Fellowships Arts and Sciences $12,000 per year and out-of-state tuition differential Must exhibit outstanding academic merit along with demonstrated service and community involvement. Letters of recommendation required. Must submit application for admission, have 32 ACT or 1400 combined SAT scores, and 3.8 GPA. Apply for admission by January 15, 2014.   University of Arkansas, Honors College 418 Administration Bldg. Fayetteville, AR 72701
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Bessemer City High School Kevin Millwood Scholarship Athletic $2,500 Academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need, must attend a 2 or 4 year college/university April  Please contact Mrs. Mahaffey in the counseling office for an application.  
Ashbrook Athletic Booster Club Scholarship Athletic $1,000 to one male & one female Top Student Athletes - 1 male & 1 female; financial need will be considered. Due to school counselor by May 10  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Cherryville Ironmen Booster Club Scholarship Athletic Not specified Must have participated in sports at Cherryville High School. Unavailable  See school counselor for more information.
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North Gaston Houston Patterson Scholarship Athletic/Character $1,000.00 Four years of participation in high school sports. Must be a graduating Senior that is planning on attending college.   See Mrs. Young or any coach for information on being nominated for this scholarship.  
Presbyterian College Athletics Varies Athletic ability. Contact the coaching staff  Office of Admissions, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, 29325 or telephone (800)476-7272. Visit website.
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South Point High School Automotive Scholarship Automotive TBA Must be pursuing a career in the automotive industry. April 1, 2011 (To Mrs. Collins)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application, or see School Counselor.
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South Point Amy E. Ray Scholarship Band TBA Must be a senior in the South Point High School Band; Applicants should be of high moral character as exemplified by Amy Ray April 8, 2011 (To Mrs. Collins)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Ashbrook High School Dr. Robert Ogden Scholarship Band Scholarship Two $500 scholarships will be awarded. Must be a high school senior at Ashbrook High School and must have been involved in high school band, or colorguard, or combination of both for at least 3 years with at least TWO years being in the Ashbrook Band. Based on character and scholastic achievement. Due to school counselor May 10  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Norfolk State University - Dozoretz National Institute for Minorities in Applied Sciences Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics Full scholarship Must satisfy the following criteria: earned a high school grade point average of at least 3.2 (unweighted) on a 4.0 scale; a combined SAT score of 1500 or 22 composite ACT score; four units in science and four units in mathematics (calculus, chemistry, computer science and physics are strongly recommended); must be a United States citizen (National). December 31  Norfolk State University, 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504, (757) 823-8396. Visit online https://www.nsu.edu/cset/dnimas/how-to-apply
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Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) - Minoru Yasui Memorial Scholarship Broadcasting $1,500 Must be male, Asian American, show promise as a broadcaster. Must be committed to journalism field, sensitive to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community service, have journalistic ability and financial need. March 28, 2008  Lila Chwee, Student Programs Coordinator, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 http://www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/scholarships/
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Gaston 2012 Student Contest for Business Ideas Business First Prize: $2000, Second Prize: $1500, Third Prize: $1000, Fourth Prize: $500 Must be a senior attending a Gaston County Public High School April 18, 2008  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor or School Career Development Coordinator for more information.
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Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF) Business, Business Administration and Management, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technician, Computer Graphics, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Software Engineering, Computer Software Technician, Computer Software and Media A $1000-$5000 Available to full- time students pursuing a career in document management or graphic communications. May 1, 2014  http://www.edsf.org/what_we_do/scholarships/index.html?PHPSESSID=0578f4b95409e056d3206e21de9c55fd
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PMI North Carolina Chapter Scholarship Business, Construction Management, Management Information Systems, Management Science, Operations Management and Supervision $2500 available to students enrolled in or applying for an accredited academic degree program in project management or a related field benefiting from project management. Preference is given to students in the following order: North Carolina residents attending or planning to attend an accredited program; individuals attending or planning to attend an accredited program in North Carolina; students attending or planning to attend an accredited program in the tri- state area of Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina; and all other students. June 1, 2014  http://www.pmi.org/pmief/scholarship/scholarship-NC.asp
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Gaston Music Education Foundation Scholarships Candidates must be planning to major in music. Two college scholarships will be offered at $2,000, each paid to the college/university of the student's choice in four equal installments over a four year period. These are only for students planning to major in music. Must be a senior and a resident of Gaston County; completed at least one semester of his/her senior year; be referred by his/her music teacher; & pursue a college music degree. Auditions are held for piano, voice, string, or band instruments. Competition involves an audition and a written theory test. Applications due January 11, 2010. Auditions held Saturday, February 13, 2010. Applications are due by January 15, 2014. Auditions will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014, at First Methodist Church.  Updated information for 2013-2014 has been sent to all band and chorus teachers.  
Highland School of Technology Career Pathway Scholarship Career Pathway Eight $1000 scholarships will be awarded. 3.5 or better grade point average in career pathway courses; 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average; extracurricular activities with emphasis on involvement in FBLA, HOSA, or TSA; acceptance into an accredited two or four year college or university. Received by May 2, 2014  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor.
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American Chemical Society Scholars Program Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical Engineering. Up to $3,000 a year To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college,demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better), demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form, be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology, be planning a career in the chemical sciences. March 1, 2014  (800) 227-5558, ext. 6250
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Communication, Psychology, Science and Society at Rensselaer $5,000 renewable Academic excellence. One student nominated by school scholarship committee. Early Decision I (ED I)  November 1 Early Decision II (ED II)  February 1 Regular Decision February 1  School Counselor or Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Office of Admissions 110 Eighth Street Troy, NY 12180 (800) 448-6562
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Prudential Spirit of Community Award Community Service $1,000 - $5,000 and/or an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC Be a student in grades 5-12, who has engaged in a volunteer or self-initiated community service activity performed at least partly during the last 12 months; submit completed application to school principal November 1 to school principal  School Counselor or visit website or call 1-888-450-9961. Address is Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082
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Presidential Freedom Scholars - Student Service Community Service $1,000 Each high school may designate two students from among their junior and senior classes to receive this award in recognition of outstanding community service. Designees must have completed 100 hours minimum community service within the past year and be US citizens or permanent residents. Essay also required. Unavailable  School Counselor or visit online
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Professional Construction Estimators Association - Charlotte Chapter Construction or Engineering $1,500 Must attend UNCC and be enrolled in the Engineering Program with a Construction option. Based on academic ability, financial need, and the desire to enter construction industry. This is part of the John T. Ball Memorial Scholarship Endowment. Unavailable  UNCC School of Engineering (704) 687-2628 or Contact: Gene Powell 129 N Brackenbury Ln Charlotte, N.C. 28270 Attn : Scholarship Committee Chairperson gpowell1@carolina.rr.com
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Tom Browne Scholarship Construction or related trades and professions. $1,000 Must be a Gaston County resident for at least two years or a Gaston County High School graduate who demonstrates a strong interest in the professional field of construction or related trades & professions. Open to 2-year or 4-year college applicants. March 31 (RECEIVED BY)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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UNC-Chapel Hill - The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Creative Writing One full scholarship to Freshman for four years. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship award, the first of its kind at UNC-Chapel Hill, will be based largely on written work submitted by candidates. Artistic merit is the chief criterion of selection. Students who write poetry, fiction, plays, literary non-fiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles-lettres) are eligible. Multiple genre submissions are also encouraged, though submissions are limited to one application per student. You must apply to UNC-CH simultaneosly and meet the academic requirements for admission. Unavailable  The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, The Creative Writing Program, Dept. of English & Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill, Greenlaw Hall, CB#3520, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520
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James Beard Foundation Scholarship Culinary Arts Varies - several scholarships offered. See web site for details. Strong aptitude, financial need, acceptance to culinary school, 2 references, tax return, specific criteria varies for different scholarships. May 15, 2014  James Beard Foundation, Attention: Caroline Stuart, 55 Comstock Hill Rd, New Canaan, CT, 06840, telephone (212) 675-4984 ext. 311. Visit online.
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Catawba Valley Community College Current Fund Scholarships There are numerous Current Fund Scholarships in addition to the Presidential Scholars Program and the Emerging Leaders Program. These funds may change in award amount, selection criteria, etc. Additional scholarship funds may Varies from $100 to full tuition, books, fees, supplies, and part-time job Application Unavailable  Catawba Valley Community College 2550 Hwy 70 SE Hickory, NC 28602 (828) 327-7000 or visit online.
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UNC-Charlotte Dance & Theatre Departments Dance & Theatre Varies Demonstrated financial need; minimum 3.0 GPA; letter of application with supporting reasons as to financial need; artistic/academic suitability for the award; and must have a current résumé on file in the Dance and Theatre departmental office Contact Dance & Theatre Dept.  Dr. Bruce C. Auerbach, Dance and Theatre Department (704) 687-4418 bcauerba@email.uncc.edu
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American Dental Association - Health Foundation Scholarships Dental Health/Services Up to $1,000 For use during Freshman year US citizen, at least 3.0 GPA, rising 2nd year student (currently enrolled full-time with at leat 12 hours at authorized dental assistant program), essay, personal references, autobiography, financial needs assessment October 16, 2010  American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 820, Chicago, IL 60611, telephone (312) 440-2567. Visit online.
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American Dental Association - Minority Dental Student Scholarship Program Dentistry up to $2,500 Open to minority students. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, biographical sketch, and references. July 1  American Dental Association Minority Dental Student Scholarship Program, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 820, Chicago, IL 60611, telephone (312) 440-2567. Visit online.
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Vincennes University Foundation - Walters Scholar in Education Education Full tuition, fees, room and board, books for two years High School senior with 1100 or above on SAT or 25 or above on ACT; top 10% of class; student leader February 3, 2014  Email vufdn@vinu.edu or visit online http://www.vinu.edu/scholarships
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Future Teachers of America/NCAE Education One scholarship of $1,000 and two of $500. GPA of 30, three letters of recommendation, desire to major in education. Unavailable  See FTA advisor or visit http://www.ncae.org/get- involved/awards/future-teachers-of-america-scholarship/
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Phi Delta Kappa Prospective Education Scholarship Education Fifteen $1,000 scholarships Rank in upper 1/3 of class, essay, references, academic achievement, educational service, leadership service, community service April 1, 2014  Phi Delta Kappa International P. O. Box 789 Bloomington, IN 47402-0789 (812) 339-1156 or School Counselor
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NC State University College of Education and Psychology Education Range $700 to $3,900 Overall school record. March 7, 2014  School Counselor or call (919) 515-3325. http://ced.ncsu.edu/student_services/scholarship_info.php
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NC Teaching Fellows Education $6,500 renewable Graduating Senior, 3.0 GPA, above average SAT scores, school and community activities, leadership, commitment to career in public schools Unavailable  See School Counselor AND visit www.TeachingFellows.org
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Elon University and NC Teaching Fellows Commission Education $4,500 Unavailable See High School Counselor  High School Guidance Counselor for application and Elon for specific details of the program.  
William G. & Hazel Vuncannon Hardin Education Scholarship Education Up to $750. Must be a rising college junior and/ or senior pursuing a degree in preschool, elementary or secondary education. For residents of Gaston, Randolph or Richmond counties. Based on character, academic achievement, financial need and desire to work with children. received by March 2, 2014  Visit wwww.GastonCountyScholarships.com for application. www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/documents/HardinApplication.doc
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NCAE-FTA Scholarship Education Varies Be an active member in good standing with a local FTA organization; be a NC resident & a high school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA; planning to major in education; attend an in-state or out-of-state college or university. Unavailable  http://www.ncae.org/get-involved/awards/future-teachers-of-america-scholarship/
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Catawba College West Teaching Scholars Education $2500 in addition to academic scholarships awarded by Catawba with the exception of First Family Scholarships. Must be planning to be a teacher; minimum eligibility requirements: combined SAT score (quantitative + verbal scores) of 1100 or equivalent and GPA 3.4. Unspecified  Visit www.catawba.edu/teachingscholars or call 1-800-CATAWBA
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NC State University - College of Education Scholarships Education Varies Varies March 7, 2014   http://ced.ncsu.edu/student_services/scholarship_info.php For a NCSU College of Education application, Please call, write, 919.515.3325 or email at: CED_Scholarships@ncsu.edu. Can download application from CED website.
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Gaston County Unit of NCAE Scholarship Education $1,000 Must be planning to major in education and attend a NC college or university Postmarked by April 12, 2010  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see School Counselor.
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NC Retired School Personnel Maude Carter Scholarship Education $1000 Scholarship, service, & financial need Postmarked by April 24, 2015  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Miriam S. & William T. Hall, Jr. Foundation Scholarship Education $2000 per year renewable for four years Must be a senior in a public high school in Gaston County and must be a US Citizen; must be eligible to graduate by the end of the regular school year; must attend an accredited college or university and pursue a degree in education; only one student may be nominated per school April 28, 2014 to school counselor  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or click the More Information to download a copy of the application or see School Counselor.
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Jane R. Hansel Teacher Cadet Scholarship Education $1,500 Must be a senior in good standing with an un-weighted GPA of 3.0 or better; planning to major in education; attend a college or university in NC; be a NC Teacher Cadet who has completed the NC Teacher Cadet Program or will by the end of your senior year and be in good standing. Postmarked by January 20, 2012  Visit http://gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships for application or see school counselor.
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Ruth Angel Grant-in-Aid Education $500 Must be a Gaston County high school senior who plans to enter a college or university to complete his or her degree in education & to teach in NC. To School Counselor by February 28, 2014  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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NC Alpha Delta Kappa Teachers' Sorority Scholarships Education Varies Must be planning to go into education. See application for requirements- GPA, SAT/ACT scores, class rank February 10, 2014   Complete both applications (1) www.GastonCountyScholarships.com and (2) http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/forms/scholarships/N CCF%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf
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Alpha Delta Kappa Beta Rho Teacher Sorority Scholarships (multiple scholarships) Education Amount varies with scholarships awarded. Varies with scholarship. Please see scholarship applications for details. February 1, 2015 (Received by)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download copy of application or see School Counselor.
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Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators Education Majors Six $1,0000 scholarships awarded Graduating high school senior, show proof of acceptance from accredited post-secondary institution, US Citizen, good standing with high school, 2.8 GPA or higher, completed TYPED application form Unavailable  Mail completed packet to: GCABSE C/O Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 36693 Charlotte, NC 28236-6693
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Nielson Electronics Institute Electronics 2 - $1,000 Must be accepted into a 2-year course of study at Nielson   School Counselor  
American Institute of Chemical Engineers: Minority Scholarship Engineering $1,000 Applicants shall be required to be high school graduates during the 2011-2012 academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native. Applicants must plan to enroll during the 2012-2013 academic year in a four-year college or university offering a science/engineering degree. July 31, 2013  http://www.aiche.org/Students/Awards/MinorityScholarshipAwardsIncomingFreshmen.aspx
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National Society of Professional Engineers - Maureen L. & Howard N. Blitman, P.E. Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering Engineering $5,000 for freshman year Awarded to a high school senior (male or female), from an ethnic minority, who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university. Applications must be received at NSPE by March 1.   http://www.nspe.org/Students/Scholarships/blitman.html
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American Institute of Chemical Engineers - Central Carolinas Section Engineering Two $500 scholarships • High School senior intending to major in Engineering or other technical major in college. Preference will be given to Chemistry or to Chemical Engineering related programs. • Grade Point Average greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; and • Well-rounded February 28, 2014 (Received By)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor.
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See It Through Engineering Scholarship Engineering $1,000 per year renewable, mentoring & support from engineering professional, & potential 6 Sigma certification by graduation. Must be a senior in Gaston County public schools; be an African-American male attending an accredited 4-year engineering college or university; have 3.3 GPA in courses taken in grades 11&12; take AP math or science in grades 11 or 12 (honors physics may substitute); and be a well-rounded student May 19, 2014 (To School Counselor)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor for application.
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Professional Engineers of NC Harold McKnight Memorial Scholarship Engineering $1,000 Must be a high school senior from Mecklenburg, Union, Gaston, Cabarrus,Cleveland, Lincoln, Stanly, Anson, or Montgomery County; must be accepted into an Engineering degree program at accredited NC college/univ; must have unweighted 3.0 GPA April 30, 2013 (Postmarked)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see school counselor.
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SAE Engineering Scholarship Program - Society of Automotive Engineers Engineering or related Science $1,000-$10,000 for corporate-sponsored schoarships, $400 to full tuition for university sponsored scholarships Intention to earn degree in engineering or a related science; U.S. citizen; meet minimum GPA, SAT or ACT scores as outlined in the individual requirements of each scholarship. January 15, 2014  School Counselor or online @ http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/hsengineering.htm
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Air Force ROTC Engineering, Architecture, Computers, Math, Meteorology, Physics, Nursing, Foreign Language (Central Europe, Russian, Middle east, and Asian); various scholarships available Up to Full scholarships To be eligible for scholarship consideration must receive an SAT composite of 1180 (Math and Verbal portion only) or ACT composite of 26 (Writing Test is not included). 3.0 GPA or higher at end of 11th grade. Only 9th through 11th grades are considered. December 1, 2013 is the last day to apply. Note: the online application must be completed before forms. January 10, 2014 is the final day to submit all required paperwork.  Visit afrotc.com/scholarships/high-school/ or see your Air Force ROTC representative.
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Society of Women Engineers - Rockwell International Corp. Scholarships Engineering, Engineering Technology and Computer Science $1,000 to $20,000 Open to female students admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Applications available March 1, 2014 - May 15, 2014  Society of Women Engineers, Rockwell International Corp., 120 Wall Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10005-3902, telephone (212) 509-9577 or visit online.
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Johns Hopkins University - Charles R. Westgate Scholarships in Engineering Engineering. Must attend Johns Hopkins Univ. Full tuition and a stipend towards living expenses for four years of undergraduate study Apply for Freshman admission to the School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins Univ., present an outstanding high school record and achievements in other areas including leadership, success in science fairs, evidence of independent research. Apply for admission before January 1, 2014  Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Johns Hopkins University, 140 Garland Hall/3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218-2683; phone (410)516-8171. Visit online. http://www.jhu.edu/finaid/prosp_stud_scholar.html#westgate
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Environmental essay contest Up to five essays will win $10,000 cash prizes. Must apply to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to enroll as an Ecological Economics, Values, and Policy major. February 1  School Counselor or Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Office of Admissions 110 Eighth Street Troy, NY 12180 (800) 448-6562  
Dummit Fradin Scholarship Competition Essay Contest Essay $500 Must be a Gaston County high school senior on track to graduate this year and planning to attend an accredited college, university, or community college in the Fall of 2014. April 30, 2014 (E-mailed by this date)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor to download contest flier.
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Gaston County Board of Commissioners Essay Contest Essay 1st place: $500, 2nd place: $250, 3rd place: $100 Essay topic: A county employee or service that has had an impact on my life (250 word minimum) Received by April 22, 2005 to Ann Neal, Gaston County Schools, 943 Osceola St. Gastonia, NC 28054  Download a copy of the application at the More Information link or see School Counselor.
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Civic Literacy Scholarship Essay contest Up to $2,000 scholarship Students in 9th through 12th grades in NC may submit an essay of 1,000-1,200 words on a particular topic. All applicants must complete the online registration form NO LATER than March 3. If you lack access to a computer, you may call Dion Terry and preregister over the phone at (919)834-2099. Completed essays may be emailed, faxed, or sent by mail to : Dr. Robert Luebke, Civitas Institute, N.C. Civic Literacy Project, 225 Hillsborough St., Suite 130, Raleigh, NC 27603. Email: bobl@nccivitas.org Fax: (919) 834-2350. March 24 (Postmarked)  www.nccivitas.org/scholarship .
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest Essay Contest $25 to $10,000 Must complete an essay on an Ayn Rand novel; prizes and deadlines vary by novel chosen Deadline varies according to which novel you choose to write about; see website for details.  Ayn Rand Institute The Center for the Advancement of Objectivism P. O. Box 6099 Inglewood, CA 90312 or School Counselor or visit online.
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KFC Colonel's Scholars Financial need & entrepreneurial spirit Up to $20,000 (4 years) for tuition, fees, textbooks, room/board. Graduating high school seniors must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher; enroll in a public college or university within your state of legal residence; plan to pursue a bachelor's degree; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; & demonstrate financial need. Online applications available beginning December 1 February 8, 2012  KFC Colonel's Scholars Program, P.O. Box 4030, Iowa City, IA 52243-4030 or www.kfcscholars.org
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Hobart and William Smith College Fine Arts $3,000 - $17,000 Exceptional talent in fine or performing arts January 1, 2014  Arts Scholars, Hobart and Smith College, Geneva, NY, 14456-3397, phone (315) 781-3315 or (800) 852-2256 or (800) 245-0100. Also visit online http://www.hws.edu
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Southern Methodist University (Meadows School of the Arts) Fine Arts (Music, Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts, or Communications) Varies $1,000 to $16,000 Audition for dance, music, and theater applicants Portfolio review for visual or fine arts applicants Academic record review for communications honors students Renewable if high academic and artistic standards are maintained Complete admission application by January 15 and FAFSA by February 1 Deadlines for artistic merit scholarships vary by discipline   Meadows School of the Arts Dallas, TX 75275 (800) 323-0672
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College of Charleston Fine Arts, Theatre Arts $300 to $1,000 Submit supporting material including audition or portfolio Unavailable  Office of Admissions 66 George Street Charleston, SC 29424 (843) 953-5670 or visit online.
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F.I.R.E. (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest First Amendment Rights One $10,000 first prize, one $5,000 second prize, and three $1,000 runner-up prizes will be awarded for the best essays. Four $500 winners will be chosen from the remaining entrants in a drawing. High school juniors and seniors for the 2013–2014 school year who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible to participate in FIRE's essay contest. Student must watch 2 short videos about real students who were censored and punished for speech protected by the US Constitution. Answer the essay question: Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities? Using examples from both videos, discuss how censorship of student speech is incompatible with higher education. Your essay should be 800–1,000 words. Submit your essay through the online form January 1, 2014  To enter online, read the instructions and fill out the form posted at www.thefire.org/contests.
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United Methodist Student Loan and Scholarship Programs For all United Methodists Scholarship amounts vary. Loan program: may borrow up to $5000 per year at 5%. Applicants must be an ACTIVE, full member of The United Methodist Church for at least ONE year. Membership is determined by the date the applicant was confirmed and took membership vows with a United Methodist church. (Members of other Methodist denominations are not eligible); must be pursuing a degree program at an accredited college or university WITHIN the United States; must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. required to be full-time students according to their schools standards for the program for which they are enrolled. March 5, 2014  Contact the General Board for Higher Education at 615-340- 7344. For loans for United Methodist Church- affiliated colleges, contact the Financial Aid Office at the United Methodist affiliated college to which student is applying. For loans to other schools, apply online at http://www.gbhem.org/site/c.lsKSL3POLvF/b.3842007/k.6E59/Sch olarship_Applications.htm
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National High School Essay Contest Foreign Policy The winning prize is $2,500 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for the winner and parents. Also this year, the Semester at Sea program will provide an all-expense paid educational voyage to the winner (to be used once the winner enters an accredited university). Open to all U.S. citizen high school students whose parents are NOT in the Foreign Service; children of employees at AFSA, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Semester at Sea are also ineligible March 15, 2014  Visit website http://www.afsa.org/essaycontest
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Davidson Fellows - Davidson Institute General $10,000 - $50,000 Open to young people under age 18 with outstanding achievement(s) who can demonstrate the development of their talents in science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, or philosophy with a significant piece of work. February 12, 2014  Visit website http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/
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Burger King Scholars Program General Ranges from $1,000 to $50,000. Burger King employees, children of employees, and high school seniors who demonstrate integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, and good citizenship are eligible. December 15, 2014  Log on today by visiting http://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/ to apply for this scholarship.
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Outstanding Students of America Scholarship General $1,000 Open to high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must demonstrate outstanding commitment to community and school activities. Submit 250-word essay highlighting your accomplishments and why you deserve or need this scholarship. October 15, 2010  Outstanding Students of America, Scholarship and Awards Program, 3047 Sagefield Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405, telephone (205) 344-6322. Or visit website.
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Appalachian State University - Diversity Scholarship General $1,000 minimum, renewable Must attend ASU; 3.5 GPA minimum, test scores, leadership ability, interview. Open to students of underrepresented ethnicities. Complete Admissions application by November 15, 2013 and subsequent scholarship materials by December 1, 2013.  Visit admissions.appstate.edu/scholarships/diversity- scholarship
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Erskine College - William Dunlap Scholarship General Valued up to $4,000 Open to students who have been deprived of one or both parents, either by death, desertion, or other conditions, which prevent such students from having normal parental care. Must be accepted into Erskine College, must complete the FAFSA and Dunlap Application. April 1 - Must complete the FAFSA,Dunlap and Erskine Applications  Office of Admissions, PO Box 176 Due West, SC 29639 (800) 241-8721 or School Counselor. Visit online.
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Peace College - Transfer Scholarships General $1,000 - $6,000; renewable Students that transfer to Peace College with 12 acceptable credit hours may qualify for a transfer scholarship. The student must have maintained at least a 2.0 GPA. March 15  Peace College Financial Aid Office (919) 508-2260 or visit online.
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Peace College - Mary Lily Kenan Scholarship General Full tuition, room and board per year Must have refigured GPA of 3.5 or better, SAT at least 1180, top 5% class rank, evidence of strong community involvement. March 15  Peace College Financial Aid Office (919) 508-2260 or visit online.
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University of Bridgeport - General Scholarships General $3,000 - $5,000 Assessment of GPA, SAT/ACT scores, must be accepted to the university Unavailable  Office of Admissions, University of Bridgeport, telephone (800) 392-3582 or (203) 576-4552
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University of Arkansas - Bodenhamer Fellowship General $12,500 per year plus out-of-state tuition differential ACT 32 or SAT 1420 or National Merit semifinalist with strong academic performance and leadership, letters of recommendation required. Apply for admission by January 15, 2014.   University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Honors College 418 Administration Bldg. Fayetteville, AR 72701
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USA Funds - Access to Education Scholarships General $750 - $1500 renewable for 4 years 2.5 GPA; financial need. 50% of available scholarships are targeted to ethnic-minority students or physically disabled students. Unavailable  Visit online
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University of Evansville General 50 - Full tuition scholarships Open to high school seniors (2011 graduates) who rank highly in their class. February 3, 2014  Visit online
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United Negro College Fund (UNCF) General Varies Varies Varies  Visit online http://uncf.org/sections/ForStudents/SS_Scholarships/scholarships.asp
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University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)- Henry Dubois Scholarship General Unknown Financial need, UTD and community activities, achievements; Must submit a statement of educational and career goals and two letters of recommendation (one letter must be from a UTD faculty member). August 20 for fall semester, December 20 for spring semester, May 20 for summer semester  University of Texas at Dallas, General Studies, PO Box 830688, Richardson, TX 75083-0688. Or email emsalter@utdallas.edu or visit online.
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Campbell University - Scott Ellis Scholarship General $7,000-$12,000 per year SAT at least 1500 on 3 parts, ACT- 21 GPA 3.0 Weighted. Apply to the university (no separate application needed). Rolling Admissions  Office of Admissions (800) 334-4111 or visit website.
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Coca-Cola - First Generation Scholarship General Unspecified Open to students who are the first in their family to go to college. October 31  Call (800) 306-2653  
Coca-Cola Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Unspecified Open to hispanic students. Unavailable  Call (800) 306-2653  
Queens University of Charlotte Presidential Scholarship General Full tuition High School seniors with superior scholastic and leadership credentials are eligible for Presidential Scholarship competition. February 1, 2014  1900 Selwyn Avenue Charlotte, NC 28274, (800)849-0202 See School Counselor or visit website http://www.queens.edu/Admissions-and-Financial-Aid/Scholarships-and-Financial-Aid/Traditional-Undergraduate-Scholarships.html
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George & Patricia Barnard "We Believe In You" Scholarship General $4000 per year renewable Must be a Gaston County public high school student; must have at least a 3.0 GPA; must be pursuing a college preparatory course of study; must have strong evidence of financial need, participation in extra-curricular activities, leadership, motivation, & initiative. Preference will be given to student showing perseverance in face of adversity. One student per school will be nominated. March 20, 2015 (To School Counselor)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Gaston County Horseman's Association Scholarship General One $500 scholarship will be given. Must be a Gaston County resident; must attend a college, university, or trade school in NC; must be a senior or current college student; must have a 3.0 GPA; 500 word essay required: "What does farming mean to you, and how does it affect your life?" Postmarked by April 4, 2005  Download a copy of the application at the More Information link or see School Counselor.
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Emily B. Andrews Scholarship (NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012) General $2000 per year renewable for 4 years. Must be a Gaston County Schools student; based on genuine financial need; a first generation college student is prefered but not required; above average academic performance with preference to top 20% of class; involvement in extra-curricular activities; one student is nominated per school. NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012  NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012  
Gaston College T. Jeffers Scholarship General Unspecified Recipients are selected based on academic merit and need. Special application is required, available from the Gaston County Organization for Community Concerns by calling (704)864-5850. April 8, 2014 (postmarked)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or http://www.gaston.edu/admissions/scholarships_grants.php for more information. See school counselor for additional questions.
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Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship General Fifteen $2,500 scholarships will be awarded, chosen by the DeMayo selection committee Must send the following to DeMayo's office: typewritten or neatly printed appication, a presentation (video,powerpoint, brochure, website, essay) that encourages teens to abstain from underage drinking or highlights the dangers of underage drinking and driving; transcript, SAT scores, two letters of recommendation; must be a graduating senior who must have applied for acceptance to will attend a 4-year college or university; must live in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, York, Stanley, Iredell, Alexander or Burke counties to apply. March 24, 2014 (Extended from 2/24/2014)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. NOTE: The application found on GastonCountyScholarships.com has the typewriter function enabled. For additional information, visit http://www.demayolaw.com/community-service/2014-michael- a-demayo-scholarship-program/
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Girl Scouts Sylvia L. Holmes Scholarship General $500.00 (Renewal not automatic but previous year's winner shall be eligible to reapply). Female high school senior and resident of Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Polk, and Rutherford counties. Young woman does not have to be a Girl Scout to apply, but participation in the Pioneer Council will be looked upon with favor. Attendance at a N.C. college or university will also be looked upon with favor. Postmarked by February 1, 2014  http://www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/scholarships.aspx
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Albert G. Myers Scholarship General $4,000 per year renewable for four years. Must be a resident of Gaston County and attend a public or private high school in Gaston County. Recipients must also be US Citzens. Awards are based on financial need, purpose in life, character, qualities of leadership, participation in student and community activities, & high school scholastic achievement. February 24, 2014 to school counselor  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor. It is recommended that applicants let their school counselor know of their intent to apply for this scholarship prior to submitting a completed application. (Hint! Hint!)
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Ashbrook Linda Sell Scholarship General Amount varies Must be an Ashbrook Senior; must have been an exemplary school citizen exhibiting Mrs. Sell's qualities; must be nominated by an Ashbrook faculty member; have a cumulative GPA of 4.0 or better; have been involved in student & community activities; and plan to attend college with the purpose of building a productive future Application due to counselor by May 10  For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.  
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC Scholarship Program) General $1,000 Must be a high school senior who is eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school, and are legal U.S. residents. Other requirements depend on the scholarship applied for;RMHC/Scholars is for all students; RMHC/HACER applications have the additional requirements of having at least one parent of Hispanic heritage; RHMC/Asia applications have additional requirement of having at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage; RMHC/Future Achievers applications require having at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage. January 20, 2015  http://www.rmhc.org/scholarships/ or visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download the application.
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Paul F. Fuller Scholarship General $1000 ($500 per semester) renewable for up to four years. Student must have been mentored in the Gaston County Mentoring Program for at least one year; must have strong academic effort; must complete statement of no more than 500 words summarizing the applicant's feelings on "How Being Mentored Has Influenced My Life." March 26, 2014 (Received By)  Visit http://www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, to download a copy of the application. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.
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Newberry College Trustee Scholarship General Up to full tuition Top 10% of the class, 1400 SAT or 32 ACT, 3.5 GPA January 15, 2010  (800) 845-4955 or visit website.
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Newberry College Presidential Scholarship General Up to $10,000 per year for 4 years Top 20% of the class, 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, 3.0 GPA Students may apply for all merit-based scholarships by completing the application for admission. Application deadlines are: Early Action I-December 5, 2011 Early Action II-January 30, 2012 Regular Decision-March 1, 2012  (800) 845-4955 or visit website.
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Oglethorpe University - Oxford Scholars General $11,000 per year plus $3,000 for expenses 3.6 GPA, 1250 SAT or 28 ACT Early Action deadline is November 15; Regular Decision may apply at any time.   James Edward Oglethorpe Scholarship Committee, 4484 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta, GA 30319. Telephone (800) 428-4484 or visit online.
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Peace College - Presidential Scholarship General $5,500 - $9,000; renewable 1000 SAT March 15  Peace College Financial Aid Office (919) 508-2260 or visit online.
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Duke University & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) - Robertson Scholars General Duke - full tuition, summer support, research and travel stipend, laptop. UNC-CH - full tuition and living expenses stipend Demonstrated academic excellence, leadership roles in community service, interest in and commitment to diversity. Chosen from applicants for admission, however students interested in becoming a Robertson Scholar are strongly encouraged to complete the scholarship application. November 15, 2013  Visit robertsonscholars.org
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Elizabethtown College - Endowed Scholarships General Various; some may be renewable up to four years Must have taken challenging curriculum in high school, excellent academic record, demonstrated leadership. Endowed scholarships are given to students pursuing certain specific fields of study, or students with particular bio- and demographic information. Submit application for admission by March 1, 2014  Elizabethtown College (717) 361-1400 or visit http://www.etown.edu/finaid OR see School Counselor for application
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Elmira College - Trustee Honor Scholarships General $23,000 per year; renewable with 3.3 GPA on a scale of 4.0 Awarded to all accepted students who have earned a 3.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale as determined by the Office of Admissions) and an SAT Reasoning Test total of 1100 (ACT composite of 24), or a comparable combination of scores. Best Critical Reading Score and best Math Score from any set of SAT Reasoning tests are used. Unavailable  Elmira College (607) 735-1724 or (800) 935-6472 or visit online.
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Erskine College - Daniel Stinson Bell General Full tuition and fees Strong Christian commitment and moral character, community service February 1  Visit online
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Hampden - Sydney College Allan Scholarship General Allan Scholars will receive a grant worth $30,000 toward tuition, required standard fees, room, and board, plus 100% of remaining financial need met in grant money Criteria include: performance in secondary school, including rank in class, a composite SAT I score of 1400 or better and a class standing in the top 5%. To be considered for this scholarship, candidates must apply for admission to the College, through the Admissions Office. March 1, but the earlier the better (rolling admissions)  Hampden-Sydney College, telephone (434) 223-6000 or visit online.
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Hampton - Sydney Venable Scholarship General $25,000 grant Top 10% of the class, 1350 SAT March 1, but the earlier the better (rolling admissions)  Hampton-Sydney College, telephone (434) 223-6000 or visit online.
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Hampden - Sydney College Patrick Henry Scholarship General $20,000 grant Candidates must have demonstrated leadership by participating in numerous activities both in their school and in their community. Their participation must have led to positions of responsibility as evidence of the confidence and respect of both peers and adults. Top 15% of the class, 1250 or higher on the SAT. To be considered for this scholarship candidates must apply for admission to the College, through the Admissions Office. March 1,2014 but the earlier the better (rolling admissions)  Hampden-Sydney College, telephone (434) 223-6000 or visit online.
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Hampden - Sydney College - President's Scholarship General $15,000 grant For candidates who have exhibited significant leadership in their school or community and who have either a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and at least 1100 on the SAT (24 composite on the ACT), or at least 1200 on the SAT (27 Composite on the ACT) and, in the opinion of Hampden-Sydney College, strong academic performance in a rigorous college-preparatory program. Use admission's application for scholarship eligibility. March 1, but the sooner the better (rolling admissions)  Hampden-Sydney College, telephone (434) 223-6000 or visit online.
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Hampden - Sydney College Dean's Scholarship General $10,000 grant For candidates who have exhibited significant leadership in their school or community and who have either a grade-point average of 3.3 or better and at least 1050 on the SAT (23 composite on the ACT), or at least 1150 on the SAT (25 Composite on the ACT) and, in the opinion of Hampden-Sydney College, strong academic performance in a rigorous college- preparatory program. Eligibility for the Dean scholarship is determined by your application for admission to Hampden- Sydney, there are no special forms required. March 1st, 2014 is final deadline, but the sooner the better.  Hampton-Sydney College, financial aid office telephone: (800)755-0733 or visit online.
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Hampden - Sydney College Alumni Scholarship General $5,000 grant For candidates who show strong academic performance and who, in the opinion of Hampden-Sydney College, have exhibited outstanding leadership in their school or community through involvement in Clubs, Organizations, Teams, Publications, Scouting, Church Activities, or Volunteer Work. Eligibility for the Alumni scholarship is determined by your application for admission to Hampden-Sydney, there are no special forms required. March 1, 2014 is final deadline, but the sooner the better.  Hampton-Sydney College, financial aid office telephone (800) 755-0733 or visit online.
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Hobart and William Smith College - Hersh scholarship, Wood scholarship, Blackwell Scholarship General Full tuition and fees Varies Unavailable  Hobart and Smith College, Geneva, NY 14456-3397, telephone (315) 781-3315 or (800) 852-2256 or (800) 245-0100. Visit online http://www.hws.edu
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Cabrini College Alumni Recognition Scholarship General Full tuition Top 10% of class; minimum SAT 1200; 3 essays; personal interview. Unavailable  Call (800)848-1003 or visit online www.cabrini.edu/default.aspx?pageid=255
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Virginia Military Institute Scholarship General From $5,000 up to full tuition and fees. 1300+ SAT or 29+ ACT; 3.7 or higher GPA; top 10% of class; application to university by scholarship deadline, resume and two essays. received by February 1, 2014  School Counselor or Virginia Military Institute 309 Letcher Avenue Lexington, VA 24450 (800) 767-4207 or (540) 464-7211 www.vmi.edu http://www.vmi.edu/Academics.aspx?id=2727&rsm=2725&ekmensel=fb5d653b_14_18_130_2
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Seton Hall - Dr. Martin Luther King General Full tuition and fees Open to minority students; must show academic achievement and community service, upholding the values of Dr. King. January 1, 2014  Visit online or email monterlu@shu.edu http://www.shu.edu/applying/undergraduate/scholarships.cfm
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Boston University - Trustee Scholarship General Full tuition and mandatory fees GPA of 4.0, proof of community activities, essay, top 10% most students top 1%. Must be nominated by principal or counselor. SAT scores plus 2 subject tests or ACT is required. December 1, 2013  Boston University at (617) 353-2320. Visit http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/costs-aid- scholarships/scholarships/trustee/
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UNC-Pembroke - Merit Scholarship Program General General Top 5% of graduating class, high SAT scores, and involvement in extracurricular activities. Varies  School Counselor or UNC Pembroke at 910/521-6211  
St. Lawrence University Presidential Diversity Scholars Program General $32,000 per year merit scholarship Eligible students include: students of any race who have demonstrated commitment to and appreciation for racial and ethnic diversity, students of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic American or Native American heritage on the basis of leadership and service to community. Student who are U.S. or Canadian citizens, as well as U.S. permanent residents, applying as first-year or transfer students are eligible to apply for this scholarship. In addition to the merit scholarship award, students who demonstrate additional financial need will be awarded need-based financial aid. Students may apply for the scholarship by completing an essay responding to the following: Describe how your experience will contribute to diversity at St. Lawrence University. Essays should be 200-500 words and may be submitted online or faxed to the Admissions Office at 315-229-5818. Counselors may also nominate students by completing a brief form. February 1, 2014  Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment, Office of Admissions, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, (800) 285-1856 or visit website.
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Clemson University Eta Theta Pi Scholarship General $500 G.P.A. 3.0 or better; minimum 1000 SAT; devoted to friendship, leadership, and the cultivation of intellect; well-rounded and excelling academics, and community service. July 20  Admissions Office, Clemson University, 105 Sikes Hall Box 345124 Clemson, SC 29634 (864)656-3499 or visit website.
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East Carolina - Various Scholarships General Unspecified...various amounts ECU offers various merit scholarships. Applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 and minimum SAT score of 1800. Specific departments also give scholarships. Access the weblink below and click on the specific department. Unavailable  Visit www.ecu.edu/cs- acad/financial/availableaid.cfmor or call admissions office at 252-328-6640
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National Achievement Scholarship Program General $2,500, and some corporate sponsors award scholarships to those students pursuing specific careers. Competition is for black Americans. Take the PSAT as a junior and request entry to the Merit Program. You request entry by marking section 14 on the PSAT Answer Sheet...you will be instructed by the testing administrator to do so. October - The day you take the PSAT.  National Achievement Scholarship Program 1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200 Evanston, IL 60201-4897 or visit online.
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Davidson College - Belk Merit-Based Scholarship General Full-ride valued at $47,179 for 2010-11 and renewable. Includes two summer stipends for international study and enrichment. High academics and above average test scores, exceptional promise in academics, character, leadership, athletics, and community service See your school counselor at the start of the school year since this requires a school-based nomination. Nominee materials received no later than November 8, 2013. Nominees must submit a completed admission application no later than December 2, 2013.  See your school counselor in early September to be considered for nomination by your school. More information available at Davidson College Admissons, Merit Programs at 704-894-2970 or belkscholarship@davidson.edu.
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New Horizons Scholars Program General $2,500 per year renewable for four years Open to Hispanic and African-American students who have hepatitis-C or are dependents of a person with the disease. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while under scholarship. Unavailable  http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/scholarship/about- scholarships-program
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Hispanic Scholarship program - Sallie Mae Fund - "First in My Family" General $500 to $10,000 Open to Hispanic youth who are the first in their family to attend college. Must create a profile and complete application online March 1, 2012  Call the Hispanic College Fund at 800-644-4223 or download the application. http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Amount varies per scholarship Open to graduating high school seniors. Must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or valid passport stamped I-551 or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Must have plans to enroll FULL time at a two or four year accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam, in the upcoming academic year. Scholarship deadlines range from January 15, 2014 to February 15, 2014. Please visit the website and check out the specific scholarship's deadline!!  Visit www.hsf.net and click on the "Scholarship" tab or call Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) at telephone (877)473-4636
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Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) General $4,000 to $25,000 US citizens of Italian descent February 28, 2014  Email scholarships@osia.org or visit website or write OSIA, 219 E St. NE, Washington, DC 20002; phone (202)547-5106 http://www.osia.org
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Education is Freedom General $2000 per year $1000 per semester; based on need; renewable up to 3 years 3.0 GPA, financial need, community service, work history, recommendation Application available March 1, 2008. Deadline: April 15, 2008  Education is Freedom, 2711 North Haskell Ave., Dallas, TX 75204, (866)EIF-EDUCATE.
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North Carolina D.A.R.E. Association Scholarship General $1,000 Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all four years of High School; write a 700 word easy on how the D.A.R.E. Program influenced your life; submit 2 letters of recommendation reflecting that you are drug and violence free (1 letter must be from a school Administrator and 1 letter from a community leader); applicant should have participated in volunteer work in their community prior to application being filed; applicant must show proof that they have met all requirements from the Department of Public Instruction for graduating high school; must be a graduate from one the D.A.R.E. Curriculums, (either the Elementary, Middle, or High School D.A.R.E. Program); applicants D.A.R.E. Officer, who must be a member of the NCDOA, should submit all applications. If your DARE Officer is no longer available check with the law enforcement agency where you had D.A.R.E. to make contact with the current Officer. August 1  https://ncdare.org/Awards___Scholarship.html
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Wells Fargo Education Financial Services (EFS) General Multiple $1,000 awards Be a high school senior, sign up for the CollegeSTEPS program April 30, 2012  Sign up online http://www.wellsfargo.com/per/student/planning/steps.jhtml
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Women's Sports Foundation General 10 scholarships at $1,000 each. Must be a graduating high school female student-athlete, US citizen/legal resident, pursuing full-time course of study at accredited college during 2003-2004 school year. Unavailable  Women's Sports Foundation, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554 phone: (800) 227-3988 email: wosport@aol.com
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University of Tennessee Alumni Andrew D. Holt Scholarship General $20,000 ($5,000 per year) 1 available at UT Chattanooga, 4 at UT Knoxville, 1 at UT Martin, 5 at UT Memphis Academic merit and leadership. University application serves as scholarship application. November 1  Director of Alumni Programs, University of Tennesee, 600 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996-0160 (865) 974-3011  
University of Tennessee Alumni National Merit Scholarship General Varies from $800 to $2,000 per year depending on financial need Student must be named as a National Merit Finalist. National Merit Scholar must designate a UT Campus as his/her first choice to be considered. Call University for Deadline  Director of Alumni Programs, University of Tennesee, 600 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996-0160 (865) 974-3011  
Elmira College Mark Twain Scholarships General $64,000 over four years, $16,000 per year. Renewable with a 2.5 GPA at the end of each academic year. Awarded to accepted students who have demonstrated leadership contributions in various school (excluding athletics), religious, or community activities and who have a total of 1000 on the SAT Reasoning Test, Critical Reading and Math sections (or ACT composite score of 22). Early Decision deadline is November 15 and January 15  Elmira College (607) 735-1728 or visit online.
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Elmira College Presidential Scholarships General $104,000 over four years, $26,000 per year. Renewable with a 3.3 GPA at the end of each academic year. Awarded to all accepted students who have earned a 3.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale as determined by the Office of Admissions) and an SAT Reasoning Test total of 1200 (ACT composite of 27), or a comparable combination of scores. Best Critical Reading Score and best Math Score from any set of SAT Reasoning tests are used. Early Decision deadline is November 15 and January 15  Elmira College (607) 735-1724 or (800) 935-6472 or visit online.
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Elmira College Founder Honor Scholarships General $84,000 over four years ($21,000 per year); renewable with a 3.0 GPA on a scale of 4.0. Awarded to accepted students who have earned a 3.0 GPA or a slightly lower GPA in combination with appropriate SAT score (on 4.0 scale as determined by the Office of Admissions) Early Decision November 15 and January 15.  Elmira College (607) 735-1724 or (800) 935-6472 or visit online.
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Elmira College Iris Leadership Award General $52,000 over four years, $13,000 per year. Renewable with a 2.5 GPA at the end of each academic year. Awarded to accepted students who have demonstrated leadership in school, religious or community activities (excluding athletic ability or participation). Early Decision deadline November 15 and January 15.  Elmira College (607) 735-1724 or (800) 935-6472 or visit online.
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Elizabethtown College Provost Scholarships General Up to $17,000 renewable for four years These merit-based scholarships are offered to academically superior students. Strong candidates for this award rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class, have taken a very challenging curriculum, have a combined Critical Reading and Mathematics SAT score of 1150 or an ACT composite score of 27, and display leadership, citizenship and extracurricular achievement. Submit application for admission by March 1, 2014  Elizabethtown College (717) 361-1400 or visit http://www.etown.edu/finaid OR see School Counselor for application.
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Hobart and William Smith College Trustee Scholarships for Academic Excellence General $25,000 per year renewable Must meet one of the following: SAT 1250 or higher; ACT 28 or higher; or top 10% of class or have a cumulative average of 90 or equivalent on a 4.0 scale January 15, 2014 (postmark deadline)  Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Office of Admissions, 629 South Main Street, Geneva, N.Y. 14456 Phone: (800) 852-2256 or (315) 781-3622; Fax: (315) 781-3914or visit online.
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UNC-Asheville University Laurels Scholarship General UNC Asheville offers a variety of scholarships, ranging from approximately $1,000 per year to full tuition and fees, to entering freshman who demonstrate high academic achievements. Though some scholarships carry donor-specific restrictions, many of these scholarships are unrestricted and are available to students who meet the academic or academic/need criteria. Most scholarships are renewable as long as the recipient maintains the specified minimum grade-point average (GPA) and satisfactory academic progress towards his/her degree. You must be accepted to UNC Asheville and all application materials must be submitted by November 15, 2010 to be considered for the 2011-2012 academic year. Unavailable  For further information, please contact the Admissions Office at 828-251-6481 or 1-800-531-9842. www.unca.edu/financialaid/scholarships.asp
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Wake Forest University Carswell Scholarship General Covers tuition, room, and board. Plus $1500 for personal expenses. Top 1-3 percent of class, SAT 1500+, extracurricular achievements beyond the local level Apply for admission by December 1, 2013.   Office of Financial Aid Box 7246 Reynolda Station Winston-Salem, NC 27109 (336) 758-5176
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Wake Forest University Graylyn Scholarship General The Graylyn Scholarship covers the annual cost of tuition, room and board, plus $1500 for personal expenses. Graylyn Scholars are encouraged to apply for up to $3000 for a research, study, or travel project during each of the three summers between the first and senior years. Graylyn Scholars also receive an extra $500 allowance for expenses related to one semester at a Wake Forest overseas program. Successful applicants have pursued the most challenging curriculum available to them and have achieved grade point averages and SAT scores that place them in the top few percentage points in comparison to their peers (often in the top 1 percent of their class, with SAT-1 scores above 1500). Further, Graylyn Scholars have typically been leaders in a variety of extracurricular pursuits and won recognition for their interests at the regional, state, or national level. December 1, 2013  Office of Financial Aid Box 7246 Reynolda Station Winston-Salem, NC 27109 (336) 758-5154
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Wake Forest University Joseph G. Gordon Scholarships General Each Gordon Scholarship covers the annual cost of tuition, room, and board, plus $1,500 for personal expenses. Gordon Scholars are encouraged to apply for up to $3,000 for a research, study, or travel project during each of the three summers between the first and senior years. Gordon Scholars also receive an extra $500 allowance for expenses related to one semester at a Wake Forest overseas program. Wake Forest awards Joseph G. Gordon scholarships to students who show exceptional promise and achievement and who are members of constituencies traditionally underrepresented at Wake Forest. Submit a completed application for admission by December 1, 2013  Office of Financial Aid Box 7246 Reynolda Station Winston-Salem, NC 27109 (336) 758-5154
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Wake Forest University Presidential Scholarships for Distinguished Achievement General $12,500 renewable Exceptional talent in art, dance, debate, music, and theatre December 1, 2013  Office of Financial Aid, Box 7246 Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 (336) 758-5154
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Knox College Academic Scholarships General Varies up to $22,000.00 Rank in top 10% of class, with full consideration to students who have taken unusually challenging academic courses. Unavailable  Knox College Office of Admissions, 2 East South Str. Galesburg, Illinois 61401-4999, telephone (800)678-KNOX or email admission@knox.edu. Visit online.
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Saint Augustine's University Scholarships General $1,000 up to full scholarship, including books SAT 750 - 1100, GPA 2.7 - 3.7 Unavailable  Saint Augustine's Office of Admission
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Hobart and William Smith College HWS Grants General Unspecified Students who demonstrate need beyond federal, state and private assistance Call for Deadline  Hobart and Smith College, Geneva, NY 14456-3397, phone (315) 781-3315, or (800) 852-2256 or (800) 245-0100. Visit online http://www.hws.edu
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Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Scholars Program General Four years of full or partial tuition. Seeking candidates who have exhibited a capacity for service and leadership, as well as academic excellence, and who will embrace the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum. Merit based, but will consider need. November 15, 2014  School Counselor or Washington University Campus Box 1089 1 Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130 (800) 638-0700 or (314) 935-6000
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DeVry Institute Presidential Scholarship General Up to $32,500 - 116 scholarships available, limited number per campus Applicant must be recognized as a Herman DeVry Scholarship winner by March 5, 2012. Minimum of 3.33 CGPA (on a 4.0 scale) and in the top 50% of graduating class (where possible). ACT composite score of 24 or higher or SAT combined math and critical reading score of 1100 or higher. Selected by local campus committee on essay, GPA and teacher recommendation April 11, 2012  DeVry Institute Hotline: (630) 571-7700
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Duke University, Benjamin N. Duke Leadership Awards General Full tuition plus summer enrichment NC and SC students who have demonstrated outstanding academic qualifications and leadership potential. No separate application required; all applicants for admission are automatically considered for merit scholarships. January 2, 2014 (Early Decision deadline is November 8, 2013)  Duke University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 919-684- 3214.
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Duke University, Angier B. Duke Scholarships General Full tuition plus summer study in Oxford Intellectually outstanding students who show promise of being intellectual leaders. No separate application required; those considered will be notified by the Advisory Committee. Early Decision November 1; Regular Decision January 2.  Duke University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, (919) 684-3214.
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Duke University - Reginaldo Howard Scholarships General Full tuition; renewable Incoming African-American students who have demonstrated outstanding academic qualifications and leadership potential. No separate application required; all applicants for admission are automatically considered for merit scholarships. January 2, 2014 (Early Decision deadline is November 8, 2013)  Duke University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 919-684- 3214.
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Seton Hall University Regent's Scholarship General Varies 3.5 GPA (unweighted) and greater than a 2010 SAT (3 sections) or 31 or higher ACT score. In order to remain eligible, students must maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA. Unavailable  Seton Hall at 1-800/THE-HALL or visit website.
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Coker College General Scholarships range from $500.00 to $10,000. They will be awarded on a competitive basis to degree-seeking students of high character who have demonstrated academic excellence and who show potential for continued high performance and leadership. Unavailable  Visit website
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Mercer University Presidential Scholarships - Jesse Mercer, Josiah Penfield, and Adiel Sherwood Scholarships General Varies from $10,500 to full tuition Merit-based scholarships are awarded to full-time entering students by the Office of University Admissions. Mercer University funds are awarded for a total of 8 semesters and are not available for summer semester. Applicants must qualify for a Mercer University Presidential Scholarship in order to apply for individual scholarships listed above. For more information about available Academic Scholarships and Grants, please visit the Office of University Admissions' Academic Scholarships and Grants page or you may contact that office by calling (478) 301-2650. November 1  Mercer University at (800)637-2378 or (800) 840-8577. Visit online also.
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Washington University in St. Louis Annika Rodriguez Scholarship for Hispanic Students General Four-year full tuition plus stipend. Academic accomplishments, contributions and service to school and community, strong grades and SAT scores. Must be received by January 15, 2014.  School Counselor or Washington University Campus Box 1089 1 Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130 (800) 638-0700 or (314) 935-6000
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UNC-Greensboro Katherine Smith Reynolds Scholarship General $6,000 per year, plus stipends ($1,250-$2,500) each year for community service, internship, study abroad Superior scholastic and personal achievement, SAT 1200 (ACT 26), GPA 3.5, must be admitted to UNC-Greensboro December 19, 2013.   Financial Aid Office 1000 Spring Garden St. Greensboro, NC 27413 (336) 334-5243 or School Counselor  
UNC-Pembroke General $1,000 to $4,000 renewable Depends on GPA, Class Rank, & test scores; valedictorians & salutatorians receive full tuition & fees; top 5 - 10% of class and others may receive varying amounts. Received by March 1  See School Counselor or http://www.uncp.edu/fa/scholarships.htm for application or call UNC Pembroke (800) 635-0120
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Vanderbilt University Merit Scholarships General Up to Full tuition Must apply for admission by January 15, 2014 and complete Merit Scholarship Application online. January 15, 2014  Visit website: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/scholarships
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Virginia Tech Charlotte Alumni Chapter General $1,500 Academic merit and interviews. Unavailable  www.vatech.edu or Virginia Tech Alumni Association Alumni Hall (0102) Blacksburg, VA 24061 attn: Cathy Lally
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Voice of Democracy National Audio Essay (VFW) General The first-place winner, who competes with all the first-place VFW Department winners, receives a $30,000 scholarship that is paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC. Also, national scholarships ranging from $1,000-$16,000. Must write and record an essay of between 3-5 minutes. Essay themes are listed on the web site. Open to all students in grades 9-12. The deadline for submissions for the 2014-2015 program is November 1, 2014. The 2014-15 entry form will be available around March 1, 2014.   http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/
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Wake Forest University Reynolds Scholarship General Each Reynolds Scholarship covers the annual cost of tuition, room, and board, plus $1,500 for personal expenses. Reynolds Scholars are encouraged to apply for up to $3,000 for a research, study, or travel project during each of the three summers between the first and senior years. Reynolds Scholars also receive an extra $500 allowance for expenses related to one semester at a Wake Forest overseas program. Nancy Susan Reynolds Scholars must be not only excellent students and promising scholars, but also creative leaders who are able to influence others in directions likely to benefit society. They will have achieved unusual distinction in the classroom and beyond. Successful applicants have pursued the most challenging curriculum available to them and have achieved grade point averages and SAT scores that place them in the top few percentage points in comparison to their peers (often in the top 1 percent of their class, with SAT-1 scores above 1500). Further, Reynolds Scholars have typically been leaders in a variety of extracurricular pursuits and won recognition for their interests at the regional, state, or national level. Submit a complete application for undergraduate admissions by December 1, 2013. Finalists are invited to campus for interviews and are notified by the end of March.  Office of Financial Aid Box 7246 Reynolda Station Winston-Salem, NC 27109 (336) 758-5154
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Wal-Mart Dependent Scholarship General $13,000 paid out over 4 years. Applicants must be dependents of Walmart or Sams Club associates in any U.S. division, have at least a 2.0 high school GPA and prove financial need. March 14, 2014  Visit website: http://walmartstores.com/communitygiving/8736.aspx
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Mary Washington College Alumni Scholarship General Varies Must attend Mary Washington College Early Action - November 15; Regular admission - February 1  Office of College Advancement, Trench Hill, Fredericksburg, VA, 22401, telephone (540) 654-1024. Visit online.
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Washington and Lee Earl T. Jones Honor Scholarship General Up to full tuition Outstanding academic record and contribution to community. Preference will be given to students from Virginia and North Carolina. June 1, 2014  Washington & Lee University Letcher Avenue Lexington, VA 24450 (540) 463-8710 http://www.wlu.edu/x33079.xml
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Washington University John B. Ervin Scholarship General Full tuition and annual stipend of $2,500 African American, record of academic excellence, leadership and community service during high school, two essays. Must be received by January 15, 2014.  Dorothy Elliot Office of Admissions 1 Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130 (314) 935-7192 or (800) 638-0200
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Wells College Henry Wells Scholarship General Scholarship includes a guaranteed first-year internship during Wells’ January Intersession, a $3,000 stipend to spend on an six-week experiential learning opportunity in your junior year, and a $15,000 to $25,000 scholarship each year. Women of excellent academic ability. Rank in top 10% of class, high SAT/ACT scores. Unavailable  Wells College  
Wendy's High School Heisman Award General One-time up to $5,000 Top male and female scholar-athlete entering their senior year who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the field and within their communities. Any eligible student can register/apply online at www.wendyheisman.com. Completed online applications are due by October 2, 2013 no later than 5:00 pm central time. Students who qualify can self-nominate beginning in April of their junior year.  School Counselor or self-nominate at www.wendysheisman.com.Questions? Please email wendys@act.org or call (800)205-6367.
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State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship Awards General Three separate categories of scholarships are awarded: Category I (based on financial need, school & community activities, character and motivation); Category II (merit based with no consideration of financial need); Category III (not applicable to highschool seniors); For possible award amounts contact the SEANC. Must be the child of a member of SEANC (State Employees Association of North Carolina). State Employees (active or retired) who are not members may join so their student may apply for the scholarships through the local SEANC district. Applicants must apply through the local SEANC district and provide a copy of the FAFSA Student Aid Report. April 15, 2014 (Postmarked by)  Download a copy of the application at http://gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships/2008/1_Downloads.htm OR www.seanc.org More Information  
Sweet Briar College of Virginia Academic Scholarships General Up to $15,000 per year All first year applicants will be reviewed for potential scholarships. See website for more information. February 1, 2014  Office of Admissions, Sweet Briar, VA 24595, (800) 381-6142 or visit website.
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UNC - Chapel Hill Academic Merit-Based Scholarships General Carolina Scholars, Pogue, Colonel Robinson, Old Well and Founders, College Fellows and National Merit awards vary from $2,500 - $8,500. Top of the class, high standardized test scores, leadership, community service; Financial need is not a consideration. Apply for aid by March 1, 2014.  School Counselor or Office of Scholarships and Student Aid UNC - Chapel Hill
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Skidmore College (NY) Merit Scholarships in Mathematics and Science General 5 - $40,000 ($10,000 per year) Must excel in Science or Mathematics. Must submit application for admission to be considered for this scholarship. Unavailable. Selections are made by April 1.  School Counselor or Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, telephone (518) 580-5122. Or call the Office of Student Aid and Family Finance at (518) 580-5750.
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University of South Carolina-Columbia Alumni Scholars General Annual Value: $5,000 Four-Year Value: $20,000 Approximately 15 freshmen receive awards of $5,000 from the Carolina Alumni Association., does not have to be a dependent of a USC alumnus to be considered. SAT scores above 1350 on critical reading and math sections combined (or ACT composite score of 30) and achieve a GPA above 3.80; Must also be accepted for enrollment at USC’s Columbia campus. Based on academic achievement, leadership, talent, and service. Renewable for up to three years if maintain at least a “B” average. Must apply for general University admissions and a University Honors College and Scholarship Application must be received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. postmarked by December 1, 2014  Office of Admissions (800) 868-5872 http://www.sc.edu/financialaid/academic.html
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University of South Carolina-Columbia University Scholars General Annual Value: $2,000 Four-Year Value: $8,000 The award is worth $2,000 per year and is renewable for up to three years as long as you maintain at least a "B" average. South Carolina residents only. Freshman recipients of the University Scholars Award generally present scores above 1200 on the SAT on critical reading and math sections combined (or ACT composite score of 28) and have excellent grades in high school. No scholarship application is required Postmark Nov. 15 annually  Office of Admissions (800) 868-5872
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University of South Carolina Scholarships for SC residents and Non-residents; Carolina Scholars, Lieber, Alumni Scholars, Trustees' Endowment, Valedictorian, Dean's Leadership, University Scholars, Thorwell, McNair, Cooper, McKissick and Woodrow Scholarsh General Varies by scholarship and available funding Submit appropriate resident or non-SC resident University Honors College and Scholarship Application and an Admissions Application; provided by and must be returned to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Unavailable  Office of Undergraduate Admissions Columbia, SC 29208 (803) 777-7700; http://sc.edu/admissions/apply/costs_and_aid/oosscholarships.html
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Samsung American Legion Scholarship Program General Unspecified Only open to Boys/Girls State Auxiliary participants. Be descendants of U. S. wartime veterans, financial need, academic record, class rank, SAT/ACT scores, involvement in community activities. Varies  Bob Caudell, Program Coordinator, Indianapolis, IN 21620, (317) 630-1200  
Schering Corp. Asthma Athlete "Will to Win" Scholarship General Varies Senior with asthma who has managed the condition and excelled in athletics and extracurricular activities, and has a superior high school academic record. April 30  Schering/Key "Will to Win" Asthma Athlete Scholarship P.O. Box 328 13366 West Maple Road Omaha, NE 68164 For more information, contact: The "Will to Win" Asthma Athlete Scholarship Hotline 800-558-7305
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Scholar Athlete Award CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE General CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE 1 male and 1 female will be selected from Charlotte area, nominated by their schools. Must be letter winners in at least 2 sports receiving honors in at least 1, 3.5 GPA, Involvement in other extracurricular activities.CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE  CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE  
Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) General 25 awards of $7,500 Scholar athletes March 9, 2012  Apply online at sammy.bodybymilk.com.
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Share and Care Foundation: Scholarships for Indian Americans General $1,000 renewable High School seniors who have been accepted into accredited 4-year college, have at least one parent of Asian-Indian origin, family income of $50,000 or less. July 31  Share and Care Foundation c/o Dr. K. Patrawalla Scholarship Committee 21 Wynwood Road Chatham, N.J. 07928  
Shaw University General Varies Students planning to attend Shaw with 2.5 GPA and above. March 1  (800) 214-6683 or School Counselor
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Shell Century III Leaders Program (***JUNIORS) General $1,500 - $10,000 Current events test, proposal for solving problem facing America in its third century, student activities and community involvement, leadership, honors, high school junior. October  Visit website
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Newberry College Founder's Scholarship Program General Up to $12,000 for 4 years Top 10% class, 1200 SAT/ACT 27, 3.5 GPA, academic excellence, extracurricular activities. Students may apply for all merit-based scholarships by completing the application for admission. Deadlines are: Early Action I-December 5 Early Action II-January 30 Regular Decision-March 1  1-800-845-4955 x 5127 or visit website
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NC State University Merit Awards General Range from $1,000 freshman year only up to $4,000 per year Selected from Park & Caldwell candidate pools. Focus on academics and leadership. Admissions application required by November 1 November 1  Office of Merit Awards and Special Scholarships P.O. Box 7342 NC State University Raleigh, NC 27695-7342. Visit website.
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NC State University Park Scholarship General All tuition and fees, room and board, textbooks, academic supplies and living expenses including a computer stipend(valued at $80,000 in-state and $136,000 out-of- state) Must apply for fall, first-year admission into a baccalaureate program at NC State; must be a U.S. citizen; may self-nominate or be nominated by high school based on academic merit, exemplary character, exceptional potential for leadership, and the sense of promise that they may one day make contributions of enduring importance to the betterment of the human condition. October 25, 2014 (self endorsement deadline)  Visit http://park.ncsu.edu/ or see school counselor.
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Louisburg College Will and Sarah C. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship- General Unspecified Student must have financial need and a 3.0 GPA and 920 SAT. Must complete FAFSA. March 1  Director of Financial Aid Louisburg College (800) 775-0208 or (919) 497-3401. Visit online.
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Louisburg College Robbins Methodist Student Grant General $1,000 Must be a Methodist student with a 2.0 GPA and 850 SAT with a recommendation from a home pastor. Must complete a FAFSA Call Louisburg for Deadline  Director of Financial Aid Louisburg College (800) 775-0208 or (919) 497-3401. Visit online.
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UNC - Chapel Hill Pogue Scholarship General $7,5000 renewable Special emphasis on minority applicants who, in addition to solid academic performance and strong leadership potential, demonstrate an abiding commitment to their local communities and embrace diversity as a value. Apply for aid by March 1, 2014.  School Counselor or visit www.studentaid.unc.edu; Office of Scholarships and Student Aid The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill P.O. Box 1080 Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1080 Telephone...(919) 962-8396 Fax..............(919) 962-2716 E-mail..........aidinfo@unc.edu
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Presbyterian College - Junior Fellow General $2000 High School Junior nominated by school official Unavailable  See School Counselor to be considered. Office of Admissions, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, 29325 or telephone (800)476-7272. Visit website.
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Ohio Wesleyan University - Academic and Merit Scholarships for Early Action II General Up to full tuition Varies. Apply for admission to be automatically considered. For Domestic (U.S.) First-Time Freshmen seeking Fall Enrollment: Early Action I Deadline » Nov. 30 To ensure consideration for all merit awards » Nov. 30 Honors Program Admission Deadline » Nov. 30 Early Action II Deadline » Jan. 15 Regular Admission Deadline » March 1 Financial Aid Priority Deadline » March 1 Enrollment Deposit Deadline » May 1 Priority Student Housing Application Deadline » May 1 Financial Aid Special Consideration/Verification Deadline » June 15 January 15  Ohio Wesleyan University Questions? E-mail us at owuadmit@owu.edu or call 800-922-8953, extension 3020
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Oglethorpe University - James Edward Oglethorpe General 5-Full Scholarships SAT 1200 or ACT 25, 3.5 GPA in academic courses, superior record of leadership in extra curricular activities, nominated by high school, and a superior record of leadership in extracurricular activities either in school or in the community. Early Action deadline is November 15; Regular Decision may apply at any time. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as long as space in the class is available.   James Edward Oglethorpe Scholarship Committee, 4484 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta, GA 30319. Telephone (800) 428-4484 or visit online.
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Peace College - Outstanding Citizenship Award General Varies Academic merit, community involvement, leadership, other talents. March 15  Peace College Financial Aid Office (919) 508-2260 or visit online.
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UNC-Pembroke Chancellor's Scholars Program General $3,000 per year Academic record, 6-8 hours weekly public service required. Early March (and Early December for early admission)  Office of Admissions (800) 822-2186 or School Counselor  
College of Wooster Scholarships General Varies Must exhibit outstanding leadership and academic merit. January 15, 2014  Office of Admissions, Wooster, OH 44691, (800) 877-9905 or visit online.
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Columbia College General $4,000 to $24,000 Junior interested on attending Columbia College. Academically talented student. April  Columbia College, 800-785-0585 or visit website.
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Eckerd College - Various Scholarships General $1,500 to full tuition Varies by scholarship The Priority Deadline for application is March 1st. Applications are accepted throughout the academic year. However, applications received prior to March 1st will receive maximum consideration for all federal, state and institutional funds.   Additional information and applications available by writing to: Richard R. Hallin, Dean of Admissions, Eckerd College, P. O. Box 12560 St. Petersburg, FL 33733, (813) 864-8331 or (800) 456-9009. Also visit website.
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Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) - Academic Scholarships General Varies per scholarship. Must file application for admission to FDU. All freshmen applicants are automatically reviewed for the academic scholarships. January 15, 2014  http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=394
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Fayetteville State University - Various Scholarships General Varies US citizen, NC resident, community service Date varies by scholarship  Admissions Office, Fayetteville State University (800) 222-2594.
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Denison University - Tyree Scholarship General Half tuition African-American recipients chosen based on strength of their academic record, extracurricular achievements, must maintain 2.8 GPA to renew award each year. Fall  Admissions Staff 1-800-DENISON or visit online.
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Denison University - Tyree/Parajon Scholarship General $22,000 Based on academic achievement, leadership and personal merit, and to recognize Denison's ongoing commitment to diversify the community. January 15  Admissions Staff 1-800-DENISON or visit online.
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Denison University - HLA/Fisher Scholarship General $18,000 renewable This scholarship is offered to recognize academically talented students who are leaders and come from traditionally underrepresented populations. Students must maintain a stipulated GPA to renew this scholarship for 3 years. January 15, 2014  Admissions Staff 1-800-DENISON or visit online.
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Denison University - National Merit Scholarship General $2,000 renewable Students are selected by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as National Merit Scholarship, National Achievement Scholarship recipients or as National Hispanic Scholarship recipients. Students must maintain a designated GPA to renew the scholarship. January 15  Admissions Staff 1-800-DENISON or visit online.
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Denison University - YMCA Black Achievers Scholarship General Half tuition Offered to outstanding participants in the YMCA Black Achievers Program. Must maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA for renewal. Fall  Admissions Staff 1-800-DENISON or visit online.
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Discover Card Tribute Award Program General $2,500 - State awards, $25,000 National awards. Nearly $1.5 million available through overall program. Open to juniors enrolled in public or private school. Must have 2.75 cumulative GPA, plan to continue education/training in any accredited institution of higher learning. Must be multi-talented, have taken the lead in their endeavors, have overcome obstacles, have made life better for those around them. The Discover Scholarship Program has been discontinued.  AASA, P. O. Box 9338, Arlington, VA 22219 (703)875-0708 http://www.discoverfinancial.com/community/scholarship.shtml
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Washington and Lee University - Honors Scholarships General Up to full tuition Competitive scholarship for Washington and Lee University student June 1, 2014  Washington and Lee University 540-463-8710, or visit online www.wlu.edu
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Elizabethtown College Presidential Scholarships General Up to $20,000 renewable for four years Strong candidates for this award rank in the top percentages of their high school class, have taken a very challenging curriculum, have a combined Critical Reading and Mathematics SAT score of 1300 or an ACT composite score of 29, and display leadership, citizenship and extracurricular achievement. Submit application for admission by March 1, 2014  Elizabethtown College (717) 361-1400 or visit http://www.etown.edu/finaid OR see School Counselor for application.
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Elmira College Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships General Full tuition scholarship, renewable at the level of the freshman year for three additional years, when you maintain a 3.4 GPA on scale of 4.0. For most secondary school valedictorians and salutatorians: Competition is open to high school Valedictorians or Salutatorians with forty anticipated scholarships available each year. Early Decision deadline is November 15 or January 15  Elmira College (607) 735-1724 or (800) 935-6472 or visit online.
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American Cancer Society College Scholarships General $1,000 Diagnosis of cancer before age 21, legal resident of GA, NC, or SC, accepted to an accredited 2-year or 4-year university or community college or vocational technical school. No deadline  Call the American Cancer Society at 800-282-4914  
American Fire Sprinkler Association Essay Contest General $750 to $2,000 Essay Received by April 13, 2007  School Counselor or American Fire Sprinkler Association, 6750 West 47th Terrace, Mission, Kansas 66203 (913) 722-6900. Visit online.
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NC Child Support Council Scholarship General $1,000 At least 1 parent must be a member or client of the NC Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program (either through IVD services or AOC Clerk of Court services). Must attend 2-year or 4-year college in NC, 2.0 GPA, grades, activities, financial need Unavailable  http://www.nccscouncil.org/scholarship.htm
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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation General (50) 4-year college $20,000 scholarships and (200) 4-year college $4,000 scholarships, and (400) 2-year college $1,000 scholarships GPA of 3.0; US citizen and current full-time secondary school student planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution, community service, leadership, academic achievement, very competitive October 31  Apply Online at www.coca-colascholars.org
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Best Buy Scholarship General This year, 1,200 students will be selected to receive awards of $1,000 each. Be students currently in grades 9-12 living in the United States or Puerto Rico. Have a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale), or equivalent. Demonstrate commitment to and involvement in community volunteer service or work experience. Following high school graduation, plan to enter a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicants who are current high school seniors must enroll no later than fall 2011. Applicants who are in grades 9-11 must plan to enroll no later than the fall term following high school graduation. Have never been selected as a Best Buy @15 recipient. February 16, 2011  Visit www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com
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Bi-Lo/Urban League Scholarship General 2 - $1,500 Cumulative GPA 3.30, Math/Science GPA 2.80; SAT 800, financial need; essay; college acceptance letter; March 3, 2006 to school counselor  Visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Bridgewater of Virginia General $1500 to full tuition Varies Unavailable  Bridgewater of Virginia (540) 828-5377 or visit online.
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Ron Brown Scholar Program General $10,000 annually for four years for a total of $40,000 Must be academically talented, highly motivated African American student who is currently a high school senior and plans to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. November 1, 2013 & January 9, 2014 (Postmarked deadline). Students who apply by the November 1st deadline will have their application information forwarded to a select & limited number of additional scholarship providers.  Visit www.ronbrown.org Ron Brown Scholar Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901 (434) 964-1588
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Campbell University - Presidential Scholarship General $13,000-15,000 per year SAT 3 part at least 1800. ACT- 27 . GPA 4.0 Weighted. Apply to the university (no separate scholarship application needed). Rolling Admissions  Office of Admissions (800) 334-4111 or visit website.
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Daughters of American Revolution - Lillian and Arthur Dunn scholarship General $2,000 for up to 4 years Child of DAR member, academic achievement, community service, transcript, letters of recommendation, letter from chapter. Postmarked by February 15, 2014.  Visit website
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Kaplan/Newsweek "My Turn" Essay Contest General $1,000 - $5,000 scholarships to 10 outstanding young writers from across the country Everyone is eligible to apply Unavailable  Visit website
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King College Academic Scholarships(Bristol, TN) General $9,000-$13,000 for merit awards See eligibility requirements on the King College website. Unavailable.  Contact a King College admissions counselor-(800) 462-0014. Visit online.
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Lynchburg College Freshmen Academic Scholarship General Ranges from $3,000 to $14,000 Awarded to full-time students based on high school academic achievement. All students accepted to Lynchburg are automatically considered. Early Action - November 15, 2014; Regular Decision - Rolling Admissions  Financial Aid Office,Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Dr. Lynchburg, VA 24501, (434)544-8100
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National Alliance for Scholastic Achievement Scholarship General 5 - $2,000-$15,000 US citizen, 2.75 GPA, SAT/ACT, essay, letter of recommendation Not available in 2004-2005 school year.  Visit www.eee.org/bus/nasa/mission.htm
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NC A&T State University Alumni Association Scholarship General Must attend A&T, 3.0 GPA, 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, 3 letters of recommendation The completed application must be received in the scholarship office by December 31, prior to the fall semester enrollment.  School Counselor or call (800) 443-8964 http://www.ncat.edu/~finaid/Merit%20Scholarships.htm
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ECPI College of Technology General $1,000 to $1,500 High school senior planning to attend ECPI, 3 recommendations, essay on why you chose ECPI and its program. 2.2 GPA and SAT/ACT are considered; must attend ECPI. Unavailable  See School Counselor, or call toll free 866-704-6167  
Franklin and Marshall College Academic Scholarships General $5,000 to full tuition High academic achievement, passion for learning, demonstrated significant leadership Varies  Office of Admissions, PO Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003, (717) 291-3951 or visit online.
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Sickle Cell Disease Association of America - Kermit B. Nash Academic Scholarship General $5,000 per year up to 4 years Open to high school seniors with sickle cell disease (not trait) 3.0 GPA, SAT, essay, leadership, community service Unavailable  Send stamped, self-addressed envelope for information to: Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, 200 Corporate Point, Suite 495, Culver City, CA, 90230. Visit online sicklecelldisease.org
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NC State University - Gatling/Gatlin Scholarship General $9,000 (in-state) $18,000 (out-of-state) Must have been born with the last name Gatling or Gatlin. Must be eligible for admission in 4-year program. Must apply for admission by Feb. 1 February 1  Neva Miller, NC State University, Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid, 2016 Harris Hall, Box 7302, Raleigh, NC 27695.
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Georgia Tech Scholarships General Up to full tuition, room & board, fees Undergraduate admission application must be submitted by October 31. No separate scholarship application required. October 31  Visit online or write Georgia Tech Scholarship Office, 225 North Avenue, NW Atlanta, GA 30332, telephone (404) 894-1615.
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Kettering University General Up to two $5,000 scholarships awarded. Supplemental co-op work during the five-year program provides an average yearly income of $12,800. High school senior that is seeking any undergraduate degree program at Kettering. An essay on current business problems. Meets academic admissions requirements. Demonstrates community and school involvement. Complete admission application and financial aid form. March 1  Applications are available from local Junior Achievement offices or by writing Kettering University Admissions Office, 1700 West Third Avenue, Flint, MI 48504 (800) 955-4464 ext. 7859. Visit online at www.kettering.edu or email Admissions@gmi.edu.
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High Point University - Presidential Scholars General The Presidential Scholarship Program supports several levels of fellowships and scholarships. Amounts range from $2,000-$30,000 annually (renewable) Selection based upon application for admission. Must have outstanding achievement, good citizenship, strong leadership, and exceptional scholarship. Selected applicants will be invited to interview during Presidential Scholarship Weekend in February 2014. Unavailable  Admissions office (800) 345-6993 http://www.highpoint.edu/admissions/index.cfm?DeptCategory=10&PageID=1242
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National Honor Society General $1,000 Must be a member of the National Honor Society and nominated by the school chapter. Number of nominations based on senior class size. Must submit online application, a brief statement of support from NHS sponsor,a teacher or counselor, student short essay/narrative, a brief statement of support from the principal. January 27, 2014  See your NHS Advisor to be considered and if nominated, for the online application procedures at aim.applyists.net/NHS. Helpline 615-320-3149 or 877-525-8491.
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National Peace Essay Contest General 1st place - $10,000, 2nd place - $5,000, 3rd place - $2,500 (national winners) $1,000 (state winner) Open to students in grades 9-12, write essay on " Choose two cases from the past twenty years of countries in transition from war to peace, one successful and the other unsuccessful. Analyze how third parties handled issues of potential and actual corruption. February 10, 2014  http://www.usip.org/category/course-type/national-peace-essay- contest
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NC Bar Association General Varies Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements: Be the natural or adopted child of a NC law enforcement officer who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty, apply prior to reaching his or her 27th birthday, be enrolled or accepted for admission in a college, vocational training school or other educational institution approved by the scholarship committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the NC Bar Association, demonstrate financial need and merit. The applications are available beginning in December. Applications must be received by April 1st each year.  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see school counselor.
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NC Central University UNC Consolidated Scholarship General Unspecified Must be a NC resident, minority with financial need, enrolled in at least 3 hours. This scholarship is for first time transfer and freshmen students. Explain in 500 words or less, what you believe qualifies you to receive the UNC Consolidated Scholarship and how receiving it would assist in achieving your educational goals? (a recommendation letter is not required) June 30, 2014  http://www.nccu.edu/formsdocs/proxy.cfm?file_id=1021
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South Point Pat E. Haney Scholarship General TBA None listed May 6, 2011 (To Mrs. Collins)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Ashbrook Go Gaston College Scholarship General 3 Scholarships given in the amount of $600 - Can be renewable Must attend Gaston College in the fall after your senior year, The three seniors who will attend Gaston with the highest cumulative grade point average after the first semester of their senior year will be awarded the scholarship Must complete application and return to Mrs. Widener by May 7, 2012  Visit www.gastoncountyscholarships.com. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.  
McAdenville Woman's Club Maxine Porch Scholarship General Not specified 1)Student must be a resident of McAdenville. Students may qualify if he/she: a. Lives with parent/parents (or legal guardian) in McAdenville b. Lives with one parent/guardian who lives outside of McAdenville, so long as one parent/guardian lives in McAdenville. 2) 2.75 GPA 3) Student must attend an accredited four-year or two-year junikon college, vocational school, community college, school of nursing (at hospital or nursury), or graduate school. April 15, 2014  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Forestview Robert C. Carpenter Scholarship General TBA • Academics • Leadership and Character • School and Community Involvement • Essay Content May 4, 2012 (return to Mr. Collins)  See School Counselor.
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Charlotte Observer All-Star Scholars General $1,000 to one senior in region This is an award selected by each school. STUDENTS MUST BE NOMINATED BY THEIR SCHOOL TO BE CONSIDERED. Students must be in top 10% of the senior class. Nominees should have outstanding records of academic achievement as shown by class rank, grades, SAT scores, success in advanced courses and other indicators. They should also be “stars” or students of distinction: valedictorians, top debaters, science fair winners, quiz bowl competitors, student leaders, excellent musicians, etc. Athletics and extracurricular activities should not be seen as a substitute for academic achievement, but may complement it. April 15, 2011 (Postmarked)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Our Future Scholarship General $12,500 per year for four years Must be the child of an active duty Service Members stationed at one of the following:Fort Meade, Fort Bragg, Fort Polk, Fort Rucker, Fort Riley, Fort Sill, Aberdeen Proving Ground; must be a senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher;attend 4-year institution February 13, 2014  Visit www.ourfamilyfoundation.org to apply or see School Counselor.
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NC Extension and Community Association Scholarship General $600 Based on merit and financial need; must be a senior February 1, 2014   http://www.gaston.k12.nc.us/parents/Scholarships%2020102011/NC %20Extension%20and%20Community%20Association%20Memorial%20Scho larship%202012.pdf or see school counselor.
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Mildred J. Sadler Scholarship General $1000 renewable Current year African American senior who is graduating from a Gaston County public school & Gaston County resident for at least one year as of the application deadline. Students are ineligible if they have a criminal record or evidence of drug use. March 29, 2014   Visit http://www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/scholarships.aspx to download an application or see school counselor.
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William P. & Odessa Swann Phillips Scholarship General Two $2000 renewable scholarships Must be African-American Senior in a Gaston County Public High School who has been a Gaston County resident for at least one year. Students are ineligible if they have a criminal record or evidence of drug use. March 30, 2012 (Postmarked)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see School Counselor.
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Harper Park "Tug Deason's Dream Come True!" Tribute Scholarship General $1,000 Must be a Gaston County high school Junior or Senior, who is committed to pursuing a two-year or four-year college degree. Must write a one-page essay. April 30, 2012 (received by)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download scholarship information or see School Counselor.
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Gaston Breakfast Rotary Club 4-Way Test Essay/Speech Contest General 1st place a minimum award of $2000 2nd place a minimum award of $1000 3rd place a minimum award of $500 Must be a high school senior in public, private, charter, or home school in Gaston County. Boarding school students (including Gaston County students attending a school such as the NC School of the Arts, or NC School of Science and Math) are eligible March 17, 2014 (To School Counselor)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see school counselor
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George H. Jaggers, Jr. Memorial Scholarship general $500 graduating senior from North Gaston High School or Highland (if your feeder school is NG) May 9, 2014 to school counselor 
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Pilot International Scholarship-NC District General Undetermined Financial need; academic record, character, & application content; must be a senior; must attend four-year accredited college or university in NC. Received by February 28, 2014 (extended from original deadline)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see school counselor.
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Gaston College Scholars Award General $1000 (1 winner per school) • Be a graduate of Gaston College service area high school • Have a minimum 2.6 unweighted GPA • Be in good standing with the high school • Demonstrate financial need • Recipients must commit to writing thank you notes to donors, and participate in photo releases and Scholars Orientation for the Fall Semester • Additional criteria may be required by the student's high school • Some high schools may choose to award points to applicants who have taken CCP courses as part of the selection process • Must attend Gaston College April 1, 2014 (To School Counselor)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor.
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NC JCI Senate Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship General Two $500 scholarships will be awarded. Must be a graduating high school senior in the United States, who plans to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. January 14, 2014 (Postmarked)  Visit http://www.ncjcisenate.org/scholarship.htm to download application or see school counselor.
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Highland Grand Reunion "We Believe in You" Scholarship General Not specified Must be an African-American student. April 15, 2015 (postmarked)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see school counselor.
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NC Federation of Republican Women Scholarship General Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Must be dependent child of an active duty North Carolina service member who was wounded or killed while serving in a combat zone from 9/11/2001 to present AND must be a NC High School Senior whose military sponsor was a NC Resident at time of service April 1, 201   http://www.ncfrw.com/programs.html
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Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council Scholarship General $1,000 Must be a senior in good standing in a Charlotte area high school; must have relocated between grades 9-12; relocated more than 50 miles & changed schools due to family's relocation; must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale. Unavailable  http://www.charlottecmarc.com/Committees/ScholarshipContinuingEducation.aspx
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Nestle Very Best In Youth Award General 25 winners will have $1000 donated to the charity of winner's choice & receive trip to Los Angeles Applicants must be legal resident of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, & its territories between 13 and 18 years of age. Good citizenship & strong academic record required. Candidate must show how they have made a special contribution to their school, church or community. November 1, 2010 (Aplications for the 2011 award will be online in March of 2010.)  Visit www.Nestle-verybestinyouth.com or see school counselor.
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Community Blood Center of the Carolinas General CBCC high school partners that host a minimum of two blood drives and collect a minimum of 100 pints within a school year will receive a $500 scholarship to award to a student of their choice. Schools may nominate any student for the scholarship program and blood donation is not a requirement for eligibility. The scholarship awards will be distributed directly to the college or university the deserving students selected. Unavailable  Theresa Anzelone, Community Blood Center of the Carolinas, 4447 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28209-2674, (704) 972-4729-office or (704) 572-9636-cell
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Suntrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes General $1000 for their first year expenses at a college or private career school. One winner will be chosen very two weeks from October 25, 2013 through May 9, 2014. Free to enter and NOT based on GPA or financial need. Register online beginning September 16, 2013 and the first drawing will be held October 25, 2013. Fifteen chances to win with one winner chosen every two weeks. No purchase or transaction necessary to enter or win. Entrants must be at least 13 year of age. One winner chosen every two weeks from October to May  https://www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes/index.html
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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Gaston Scholarship General Varies each year Must be a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Gaston. Applicants with extenuating circumstances deemed to have been affiliated with the BGCGG program may be considered by the committee. Must be a Gaston County senior who is attending colleges, universities, or othe rpost high school educational institutions; must be entering or be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a college, university, or post high school educational institution or graduate degree in religious vocation. Received by April 23, 2010  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download a copy of the application or see School Counselor.
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John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest General $500 - $5,000 Write an original & creative essay of less than 1,000 words that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Use at least 5 varied sources as specified on their website. Describe and analyze the decisions, actions, and risks of an elected public official in the United States since 1956 who has courageosly addressed a political issue at the local, state, national, or international level. January 6, 2014  John F. Kennedy, Library Foundation, Columbia Point, Boston Massachusetts 02125 http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education+and+Public+Programs/Profile+in+Courage+Award/Essay+Contest+for+High+School+Students/
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Univision Nuestra Juventad Scholarship General Not specified Must be a senior of Hispanic descent October 30,2013  http://thencshp.org/programs/nc-hispanic-college-fund/univision-40-nuestra-juventud-scholarship/
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Jarman Family Scholarship General up to $5,000 - may re-apply each year This program is designed to help deserving children of full- time religious ministers in North or South Carolina to obtain an undergraduate or graduate degree. Scholarship is based upon character, academic achievement, and need. March 1, 2014  Visit http://www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/scholarships.aspx to download a copy of the application. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.
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Student-View Scholarship Program General One $4,000 scholarship, Two $1,000 scholarship, & Eight $500 scholarships. Open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need. Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award. April 20, 2014  http://www.student-view.com/
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Marine Corps Scholarship General One-year scholarships are awarded annually ranging from $1,000-$10,000. The son/daughter of one of the following: Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine; U.S. Marine who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps; Active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving or has served with the U.S. Marine Corps; or U.S. Navy Corpsman who has served with the U.S. Marine Corps and has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy AND High school senior AND Scholarships are targeted at eligible applicants from families with a maximum adjusted gross income of $77,000 or less AND Your GPA is at least 2.0 or better. March 1,2014  www.mcsf.org
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North Gaston Dallas Woman's Club Alena Rhyne Scholarship General $375 renewable Must be a senior from North Gaston who plans to enter Gaston College to continue his or her education. In order to be eligible to receive this scholarship, applicants must have already been accepted for admission to Gaston College. Financial need will be a consideration in selecting the scholarship recipient. April 8, 2011 to Mrs. Young  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor.
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Jr. Heart Board Samuel B. Johnson Scholarship, Hayes Scholarships, & Naomi Cunningham Service Award General $1250 for each scholarship Must be a senior and a member of the Jr. Heart Board. Received by April 15, 2008  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Hunter Huss - The James and Eunice Cherry Memorial Scholarship General $1000 one-time award Academic achievement, leadership, financial need with an emphasis on making a difference in the lives of others. Two seniors selected each year. May 1, 2011 to school counselor  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Hunter Huss - The Grenier Family Scholarship (NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED) General $500 one-time award Academic achievement, leadership, financial need with an emphasis on making a difference in the lives of others. Two seniors selected each year. Not currently being offered  School Counselor  
UNC-Charlotte Freshman Scholarships General Varies See website below that lists specific criteria for each scholarship Varies  Visit website: http://www.admissions.uncc.edu/jump/admissions/scholarship.asp
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Cherryville Alaina Abernathy Memorial Scholarship General $500 Criteria to apply: must display a solid academic record; be a positive role model; and possess an ethusiasm for sports, either through playing, bookkeeping or by being a fan. Unavailable  See Mrs. Eaker in the Counseling Office for an application.  
NC Association of Educational Office Professionals-Gaston County Chapter- Nancy Wilson Scholarship General Two scholarships of $600 and $400 US citizen, one page essay "Why I am Choosing to Further My Education," awarded on basis of academic achievement, initiative and financial need April 15, 2014 (Received by)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Crumley Roberts Founder's Scholarship General Four $2500 scholarships Students enrolled at a North Carolina high school who will attend an accredited 4-year college or university in fall 2014 are eligible. Students must be 18 years of age by September 1, 2014, and scholarship funds will be distributed only after student who has been selected for the receipt of a scholarship has reached 18 years of age. Students must have a minimum weighted high school GPA of 3.2 and must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or another adult who is familiar with an applicant’s academic achievements and/or extracurricular activities. Employees and household relatives of employees of Crumley Roberts are not eligible. February 1, 2014  See School Counselor or More Information Link
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AXA Achievement Community Scholarship General Up to twelve $2,000 college scholarships will be awarded to students by the local AXA Advisors branch in our community. ; $10,000 scholoarship to 52 students in each state, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico; $15,000 additional scholarships to 10 nationwide recipients at the next competition level. Winners, known as AXA Achievers, must demonstrate: Ambition & drive; Determination to set & reach goals; Respect for self, family, & community; & Ability to succeed in college February 1, 2014  AXA Foundation, Inc., 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104, (212) 314-4480 http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html
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American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) General $2000(10 awarded) open to high school seniors who plan to further their education at a college, university, or certified trade school. You must read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay" then take a ten- question multiple- choice test to be eligible for this award. Students will receive an entry into a drawing for each question answered correctly. April 2, 2014  http://www.afsascholarship.org
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ThanksUSA Scholarship Program General Up to $3000 available to dependent children (24 years old and younger) and spouses of U.S. military service personnel. You must be a full- time undergraduate student attending an accredited college, university, or vocational/ technical school and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Selection is based on financial need, academic record and demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities. Preference will be given to students who are the children or spouses of service personnel killed or injured during active duty. May 15, 2014  http://www.thanksusa.org/main/scholarships.html;jsessionid=4D9CA269916710CC24BF55D236C9B17F
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United Breast Cancer Foundation (Audrey B. Mastroianni Scholarship) General Varies available to students of single parent homes who have lost a parent due to breast cancer. You must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. A personal essay and two letters of recommendation are required with your application. May 15, 2014  http://www.ubcf.info/college-scholarship/
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2010 Graduation Banner Design iPad Contest General No longer available No longer available No longer available  No longer available  
Samsung Techwin America Scholarship Program General $1000 open to high school students in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay of up to 300 words on the question: How will technology enable the collaboration process in the future? May 31, 2012  http://www.samsungscholarship.com/
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American Baptist Financial Aid Program General Varies open to full-time freshman preparing to enter an accredited institution in the USA or Puerto Rico in the fall of the application year. You must be an active member of an American Baptist church for at least one year before applying and be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for this award. Check website to see if church qualifies. May 31, 2014  http://www.nationalministries.org/education/financial_aid/student_info.cfm
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Kyle Lee Foundation Scholarship General Varies available to high school and college students who have survived cancer. To be eligible, you must submit a letter from your doctor, academic transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a personal essay. May 31, 2010  http://www.kylelee28.com
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South Point William Jason McLean Scholarship General Not specified Must be a senior in South Point's Choral Music Program. Received by May 1, 2013  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor.
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Hooker Educational Foundation General $14,000 over four year period Must be a child or spouse of an employee of Hooker Furniture Corporation or a subsidiary company who has been continuously employed for a minimum of two years. Must have a 2.5 GPA. April 1, 2010  Debbie Lawless at 276-656-3308 or dmlawless@comcast.net  
Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship General $5,000 Open to currently enrolled high school seniors or first-year college students. To be eligible for this award, you must be a resident of the United States or Canada, be under 25 years of age and answer both of the following two essay questions: in under 1000 words, "Why is a healthy lifestyle important in school?" and in under 500 words, describe your career plans, goals and personal ambitions. May 30, 2012  http://www.fitnessexercises.tv/scholarships.php
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Compassion and the Illiterate Child Essay Contest General $250 to $1,000 Open to students up to 22 years of age as of May 2, 2012. To qualify, you must submit an essay on the issue, "Compassion and the Illiterate Child." Students under the age of 17 must submit an essay approximately 1,000 words in length; students ages 18-22 must submit an essay approximately 1,500 words in length. May 1, 2012  http://www.oakseedessaycontest.com/
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Family Travel Forum Young Travel Writers Scholarship General 1st Place: $150 available to students between the ages of 18 and 26. To be considered, you must submit a maximum 1500- word essay describing a destination and/ or experience anywhere in the world. Essays must be illustrated by at least one photo, digital artwork, or video. March 15, 2012 
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UNC Charlotte - Levine Scholars Program General full tuition, 4 year value of $90,000 for in-state students Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents; Completed admissions application to UNC Charlotte; GPA of 3.8 - 4.00 (unweighted); combined SAT score 1900-2400 or 29-36 on the ACT Composite (there is no minimum SAT/ACT score, however); academic excellence; commitment to community service and ethical leadership. October 15, 2014; Students must be nominated by their school counselor by this date.  See your school counselor to be nominated. Visit http://levinescholars.uncc.edu/ for more information.
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University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship General $15,700 for out-of-state students (plus an out-of-state tuition waiver) Applicants must be current high school seniors with an unweighted high school GPA of at least 3.75 and a minimum combined SAT score of 1400 (Critical Reading and Math only) or ACT score of 31. In addition to outstanding academic achievement, successful applicants demonstrate a high degree of intellectual drive and curiosity and possess superior records of leadership and service. Finally, Foundation Fellows and Ramsey Scholars should demonstrate the ability to benefit from and contribute to an intellectually and culturally diverse community of scholar-citizens. December 15, 2013  University of Georgia Office of Admissions (706) 542-2112
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Oh, the Places You'll Go! Dr. Suess Random House College Scholarship General $10,000 - One scholarship awarded to the college of your choice Applicants must be a high school senior, age 21 or under (Family members and/or employees of Random House, Inc or its subsideriiaries are ineligible). Compositions are judged on technical merit and writing with a strong, clear voice by autheors who are original, creative and draw clear connections back to Oh! The Places You Will Go. Essays should clearly illustrate teh composition theme. See their website for additional essay requirements. Not offered for 2013-2014 school year. Check back for updates for 2014-2015.  Visit http://www.suessville.com/OTPScholarship for details and to print out an application.
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ESA Foundation Endowments-Scholarships General Varies by scholarship but from $500 to $7500 Check website for all of the various ESA scholarships available for North Carolina residents; Meet deadline, submit completed application, meet criteria of the designated scholarship, $5.00 processing fee and other requirements. Postmarked by February 1, 2014  Mail to State Counselor: Pat Sitze, 8607 Wellington Lane, Harrisburg, NC, 28075; Download copy of application at http://www.esaintl.com/esaf/scholarship_application.html
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Gardner-Webb University Great Affordability Programs; Gardner, Elliott and Cantrell Scholarships General Varies from $4000 to $6750 Acceptance to college via admissions application, completed Student Aid Profile located online at http://www.gardner-webb.edu/admissions/undergraduate/affordability-program/sap-form; GPA and SAT or ACT scores are considered into award amounts. Save $40 by applying online. Unavailable  http://gardner-webb.edu/financial-planning/undergraduate-program/scholarships-and-grants/index
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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBC Spouses Education Scholarship) General Varies available to college students pursuing a degree. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate involvement in community service activities to qualify for this award. June 5, 2014  http://www.cbcfinc.org/what-we-do/leadership-institute/scholarships.html
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Community Foundation of Western North Carolina General Varies per scholarship Public high school senior residing within one of the 18 western North Carolina counties OR high school senior within one of the 29 western North Carolina counties who will attend a two- or four-year NC college/university OR have relatives of active-duty decorated Viet Nam Veterans. Varies per scholarship  The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina www.cfwnc.org or visit http://gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships/2008/1_Downloads.htm
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Arthur Ashe Essay Contest General Varies available to students between the ages of 12 and 18. To enter, students age 18 and under must submit an essay of 300 words or less; and students age 12 and under must draw a picture or create artwork that answers the question: "Some say that winning the 1968 US Open as the first African- American male was Arthur Ashe s greatest accomplishment, what do you think?". Unavailable  http://www.usta.com/?sc_itemid=%7B19A27444-2EA8-455D-9808-DE2456611BFC%7D
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Arthur Ashe Essay Contest General Varies available to students between the ages of 12 and 18. To enter, students age 18 and under must submit an essay of 300 words or less; and students age 12 and under must draw a picture or create artwork that answers the question: "Some say that winning the 1968 US Open as the first African- American male was Arthur Ashe s greatest accomplishment, what do you think?". Unavailable  http://www.usta.com/?sc_itemid=%7B19A27444-2EA8-455D-9808-DE2456611BFC%7D
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Westminster Mint Inaugural Tea Party Coin Design Contest General $1000 open to anyone living in the United States. To enter, you must submit a design for a new one- ounce, 39- millimeter, .999 pure silver Tea Party coin. Designs must incorporate a variety of themes pertaining to Tea Parties, such as fiscal conservatism, protests, bailouts, taxes, healthcare, and the national debt. The grand prize for the winning design will be $1,000 worth of .999 silver coins stamped with the winning design. July 4, 2010  http://www.coin-rare.com/tea-party-contest.aspx
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Students Helping Students General $500 renewable Current year high school graduate (or newly certified GED) who is graduating from a Gaston County public school and Gaston County resident for at least one year as of the application deadline. March 30, 2012 (Postmarked)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see school counselor.
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National Beta Club Scholarship General Over 225 scholarships are awarded, ranging in value from $1,000-$15,000. Outstanding senior members of the Beta Club and nominated by the school's chapter on the basis of academic excellence, leadership, school/community service. Must submit current year online application and all supporting documents: completed sponsor and school information form, minimum of 2 candidate evaluation forms, official scores reports from ACT or SAT to code 9867 and official transcript. Unavailable  School counselor or Beta Club sponsor for access code.
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2011 Sam Walton Community Scholarship General One time $3,000 scholarship. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen/Permanent Legal Resident and may not be a Walmart Stores associate or dependent. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and have either taken the SAT or ACT. Selection is based on financial need, academic record, ACT/SAT test scores, and school/community activites. The Sam Walton Community Scholarship is no longer accepting applications.  Visit the website: http://www.act.org/walmart/community/
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Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship General Between three and five $2,500 scholarships will be awarded. This scholarship will be offered on a one-time basis. A check for the amount of the scholarship will be mailed directly to the college or university of the recipient for posting to his/her student account. US Citizen or permanent resident of the US; GPA of 3.0 or higher (out of a 4.0 scale); high school senior entering a US accredited four-year college or university within the 50 states or District of Columbia starting at the beginning of the fall semester of 2012; have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities; combined adjusted income of parents cannot exceed $100,000. March 31, 2012  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Epsilon Upsilon Chapter Scholarship, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. General Unspecified Must be an African-American male planning to attend a four- year college or university. April 12, 2014  For more information, email Mr. Whitesides at whitesidescharle@bellsouth.net P.O. Box 1304 Gastonia, NC 28053
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Ohio Wesleyan University - Academic and Merit Scholarships for Early Action I General Up to full tuition Varies. Apply for admission to be automatically considered. For Domestic (U.S.) First-Time Freshmen seeking Fall Enrollment: Early Action I Deadline » Nov. 30 To ensure consideration for all merit awards » Nov. 30 Honors Program Admission Deadline » Nov. 30 Early Action II Deadline » Jan. 15 Regular Admission Deadline » March 1 Financial Aid Priority Deadline » March 1 Enrollment Deposit Deadline » May 1 Priority Student Housing Application Deadline » May 1 Financial Aid Special Consideration/Verification Deadline » June 15 November 30 for Early Action I  Questions? E-mail OWU at owuadmit@owu.edu or call 800-922-8953, extension 3020
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Greensboro College General Multiple scholarships available up to and including full tuition All applicants are considered for available scholarships. Awards are based on course selection, grades, and SAT/ACT scores Rolling  Admissions Office 800-346-8226
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Samsung Scholarship General (10)- $1,000 Scholarships Must write an essay of up to 300 words answering the question, "How will technology enable the collaboration process in the future?" Applicant must be a United States high school student, must have a teacher to sponsor the student, and allow permission to use photo and essay in publicity. May 31, 2012  http://samsungscholarship.com/
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Make the Effort Scholarship General $500 1. Applicant must be a current high school student in Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, or Mecklenburg County. 2. Applicant must be graduating in June 2012. 3. Applicant must be a high school athlete and demonstrate service to his/her school and/or community determined through two letters of recommendation, the scholarship application, and an essay of 5001000 words. May 1, 2012 (postmarked) 
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CareerFitter.com Scholarship General $500 Available to students who are enrolled or planning to participate in a college, university or graduate school program during the spring/summer/fall 2005 term with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Maximum 250 Essay: What is the perfect career for you, and why? Note: it is not required that you take the careerfitter “perfect career test” in order to apply for the scholarship. September 15, 2014  http://careerfitter.com/scholarship/index.asp
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation Eastern Region Scholarship General Varies open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students who are of Korean descent. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. You must also be attending school full time in one of the following states to be eligible for this award: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on academic achievement, community service, school activities and financial need. July 16, 2014  http://www.kasf.org/
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DuckTape Stuck at Prom Contest General The awards for this contest range from honorable mention prizes of Duck Tape sportswear to a first place prize of a $3,000 scholarship for each member of the winning couple and a $3,000 cash prize to the school that hosts the prom. available to students age 14 years or older who are attending a high school prom in the spring. You must be a U.S. citizen, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico. You must enter as a couple (two individuals) and attend a high school prom wearing complete attire or accessories made from duct tape. Each couple must submit a color photograph of the two of you together in prom attire. May 23, 2014  https://www.duckbrand.com/promotions/stuck-at-prom
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American Legion Baseball Scholarship General Unspecified open to graduating high school seniors who play baseball on a team that is affiliated with an American Legion Post. You must be nominated by your team manager or head coach to be eligible for this award. Three letters of recommendation are required. July 15, 2014  http://www.baseball.legion.org/
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Alpha Delta Kappa Alpha Eta Teacher's Sorority Scholarship General $500 Strong academic student who needs financial help and works hard. February 10, 2014 (Received By)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application, or see School Counselor.
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Roothbert Fund Scholarship General $2000-$3000 While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. Must request application by January 31st each year.  Visit www.roothbertfund.org/scholarships.php for more information, call (212) 870-3116, or by e-mail to mail@roothbertfund.org
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Gaston County Extension & Community Association Memorial Scholarship General $500 Based on academic achievement and finanical need April 11, 2014 (Postmarked)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download a copy of the application or click the More Information link.
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Latin American Women's Association Hispanic Merit & Achievement Scholarship General $1000 - $2000 renewable Must be a 1st or 2nd generation Hispanic student; Unweighted GPA of at least 3.0; must be enrolled full time Postmarked by April 15, 2005  Download a copy of the application at the More Information link or see School Counselor.
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National Co-Op Scholarship Program General $6,000 (renewable) Students must: Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale; and complete all the required admissions applications material and be accepted for admission at one of the National Commission Partner Institutions, which are: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Kettering University, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Toledo, & Wentworth Institute of Technology. Postmarked by February 14, 2014  Visit www.co-op.edu for more information.
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Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship General One 4-year college/university scholarship of $2,000 scholarship renewable. Based on good moral character, financial need, academic ability/achievement, community service, extracurricular activities and/or work experience. Completed application to arrive by January 15, 2014. Check with your school counselor for school Deadline.  http://www.cfwnc.org/scholarships/docs/Common%20Application.pd f
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Captain John G. Gardner, USMC, Viet nam Veterans Memorial Scholarship General Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded. Must be a relative or descendant (which can include children, step-children, & grandchildren)of an active-duty decorated Viet Nam veteran. Based on proof of service and proof of medal decoration, demonstrated financial need, sound academic performance, & plans to continue education. January 15, 2014  http://www.cfwnc.org/scholarships/index.html
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Nana Fund Scholarship General $500 Must be no older than 18 years old, have a minimum GPA of 3.25, & community service RECEIVED BY March 15, 2006  Visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Drum-Wilkinson Educational Foundation, Inc. Scholarship General $500 - $1,000 Must be a US Citizen RECEIVED BY April 1, 2007  Visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Making It Count Winning Characteristics Scholarship General Two $5,0000 & ten $1,000 scholarships will be offered Applicant must participate in a Making College & Career Count presentation between January 1 and June 15, 2006; must be enrolled in either a public, private, charter, magnet or parochial school, as a high school senior; must possess a cumulative G.P.A. of at least a “B” or higher at the time of application; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; must have plans to enroll in some type of formal education or training program following high school (i.e. college, technical school, vocational school, formal career training program). June 15, 2006  Visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Scholastic Magazine Essay Contest General Two $15,000 scholarships, five $1500 scholarships, & ten $200 scholarships Open to grades 11 & 12 only Postmarked by April 11, 2007  Visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor. Click More Information to visit we
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UNC-Chapel Hill Jake Wicker Scholarship General $1,000 Must be enrolling as a freshman at UNC-CH and have at least one parent who has been continuously employed full-time by a North Carolina city or county government for the past five years immediately before January 1, 2006. Must complete FAFSA by March 1, 2007. Apply for aid by March 1, 2014.   To apply, send a letter of application to Wicker Scholarship, UNC Chapel Hill Office of Scholarships, P.O. Box 1080, CB# 2300, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. For additional information, contact Meredith Horne at Meredith_Horne@unc.edu or (919) 962-9494.
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Bedazzled Bridal & Formal Scholarship General Two $1000 scholarships will be given. Open to Gaston County School seniors; primary determination of scholarship winner will be community service and volunteer work. Received by 5 pm on April 10, 2014.  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.
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Raven Distinguished FAC Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 Must be a senior or graduate who is a direct descendants (son, daughter, grandson/daughter, etc) of any Lao or Hmong individual who served in the Royal Laotian Military or Hmong forces in defense of the Kingdom of Laos between 1960 and 1975 Postmarked no later than February 28, 2014  Visit www.ravens.org/scholar/scholarship.htm or see School Counselor.
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Dimmette Scholarship Fund (E.R. & Lillian B. Dimmette) General $1,000 - $4,000 renewable Financial Need, Academic Achievement, and school/community involvement (Preference given to first generation college students); Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed and the Student Aid Report (SAR) must be submitted with application February 17, 2014 to school counselor;  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor
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All-Ink.com College Scholarship Program General Up to $5,000 2.5 GPA of higher and an essay December 31, 2010  Visit website: www.all-ink.com/scholarship
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Matthew Graziadei Achievement Award General 1,000 Award given to an outstanding senior with a disability. Application, Narrative, and Recommendations. School nomination only! February 19, 2014  Visit website: www.ecac-parentcenter.org or see school counselor for application
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Cherryville Howard and Lula Belle Robinson Memorial Trust Scholarship General $500 This scholarship is available for students who wish to further their education at a community college or 4-year college/university; scholarship criteria includes applicant's service to church, school, and community; scholastic ability; and financial need. Unavailable  Please see Mrs. Eaker in the Counseling Office for an application.  
Cherryville Dixie Girls Softball Scholarship General Not specified Must be a senior attending Cherryville High School; must have participated in the Cherryville Dixie Girls Softball Program at least one year; winners must be eligible for admission to and must enroll full time in their selected college or institution. Unavailable   See Mrs. Clark in the counseling office for an application.
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Ottilie Markholt Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 available to current high school seniors and college students. You must submit an essay of three to five pages on one of the topics listed on the sponsor's website. Your selection is based on service to your community, merit of your essay, grades and activities April 1, 2007  Visit: http://www.americasolidarity.org/
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SEED Foundation Scholarship General Varies Must be of Asian-Indian heritage with at least one parent of Indian ancestry; must be a graduating U.S. high school senior (Class of 2012); have a minimum G.P.A of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; must enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in a U.S. university in the Fall of 2012. Must be a legal resident of the United States April 15, 2014  Visit: http://www.seedfoundation.org/scholarship.html
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LIFE Lessons Essay Contest General $2000-$15,000 available to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are between 17 and 24 years of age and have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian. You must be currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the 50 United States or District of Columbia. In addition to the application form, you must submit an essay of no more than 500-words describing how you have experienced the personal and financial challenges caused by the death of a parent or legal guardian. March 3, 2014  http://www.lifehappens.org/life-lessons-scholarship-program/
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NPG Essay Scholarship General $1000-$2500 Essay Contest is open to high school seniors who are US citizens or legal permanent residents. You must submit an essay of 500- to 750-words answering the following question: Without critical changes, U.S. population is projected to reach 438 million people in less than 40 years. Explain how this projected growth will negatively affect the United States socially, economically and environmentally. Must be received by April 23, 2014  http://npg.org/scholarships.html
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American Scholarship Contest General $1,000 is available to students who attend or plan to attend a trade school, college or university in the United States. You must submit a 500 word essay on how you feel about the United States potentially having it's very first female (Hillary Clinton) or African American (Barack Obama) president. April 30, 2007  Please visit the Web site for additional information. Applications must be emailed to essay@americanscholarshipcontest.com http://www.americanscholarshipcontest.com/
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Catawba College - First Family Scholarship General Amounts to be announced. Consideration for the First Family Scholarship is by invitation only. In order to be considered for an invitation, students must first apply for admission to Catawba. Those subsequently invited to compete must provide a recommendation from a teacher or administrator, submit an essay of approximately 300 words (on a selected topic which you will receive by invitation), and submit a co-curricular listing of achievements by the appropriate deadline. SAT Math sub-score & critical Reading sub-scores totaling 1150 or ACT composite Score of 25 & academic grade point average of 3.5. Freshman status. Once a student is accepted and invited to participate in the competition, all supporting information for either competition must be submitted or postmarked by February 10, 2014.  2300 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144 1-800-CATAWBA
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Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest General $10,000 Must be 14 years or olders by time of entry. January 15, 2014  Visit website: http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm
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Scholarships for Military Children General min. $1,500 Available to the unmarried children (under age 23) of active duty, Reserve/Guard, retired and deceased military personnel. You must be enrolled or plan to enroll full time in an undergraduate program leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university to be eligible for this award. Additionally, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students attending a community or junior college must be enrolled in a program of studies designed to allow the student to transfer directly into a four-year program. Additional Information: Applicants must ensure that they, as well as their sponsor, are currently enrolled in the DEERS database and have a current ID card. Please visit the sponsor's Web site for additional information. Received at a commissary by close of business day, February 28, 2014. Please note that this is not a postmark deadline date. There will be no exceptions made to this deadline date.  http://www.militaryscholar.org/
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McDonald's National Employee Scholarship Program General $2,500 Every academic year, McDonald's selects one outstanding student-employee applicant from each state and the District of Columbia to receive a $2,500 scholarship. In addition, three student-employees judged to demonstrate the highest commitment to school, work and community service are selected and named "McScholar of the Year" with a $5,000 scholarship. Unavailable  http://www.mcdonalds.com/usa/good/community/scholarship.html
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Padgett Business Services Foundation Scholarship General $500-$4,000 Open to graduating high school seniors who are planning to attend an accredited college or university. To apply you must be a dependent of a small business owner who employs fewer than 20 individuals, owns at least 10% of the stock or capital of the business and is active in the day-to-day operations of the organization. March 1, 2005  http://www.smallbizpros.com/
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Armed Services YMCA Essay Contest ( Grades 9-12) General 1st place: $1000 US Savings Bond, 2nd place: $200 US Savings Bond, and 2 Honorable mention awards of a $100 US Savings Bond Open to the children of active duty and retired men and women from all branches of the military, as well as the National Guard and Reserve.You must write a 300-500 word essay. Topic: "My Military Hero." For students in Grades 9-12. Postmarked by March 16, 2012  Armed Services YMCA http://www.asymca.org/c4-1.html
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Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship General $2,000 There are two different scholarships. One if you participated in Dixie Youth Baseball (years 12 and under) or Dixie Baseball ages 13-18, transcript, financial need, recommendations Deadline February 1, 2014  School Counselor
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NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award General $1,000-$10,000 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are open to any graduating high school senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award December 18, 2013  http://www.nfib.com/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards
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Kohl’s Kids Who Care General Regional winners (earn $1,000 scholarship for post secondary education and entry into the national competition) National winners (receive $5,000 scholarship and a $1,000 grant to the charity of their choice) Must be nominated by school - based on volunteer service March 15, 2014  Visit https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/i- applications/kohls/ for on-line nomination form.
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Belmont Abbey Honors Institute Scholarships General $20,000 per year renewable Unweighted GPA of 3.75; SAT score of 1200 (with a minimum verbal of 600) Early Decision October 25, 2013; Regular Decision January 31, 2014.  Visit http://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.aspx
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Idea of America Essay Contest General $1,000 - $5,000 FOR JUNIORS ONLY; the 2005 contest students will answer the question, "Describe totalitarianism by comparing the goals, methods, and results of fascism and communism. How were the tenets of these totalitarian movements different from the ideals that unite Americans? How did the ideals embodied in the American founding prevail?" The essay is 7,500-characters (approximately 1,200-words)in length. April 15, 2005  Visit www.wethepeople.gov/essay or call 1-800-NEH-1121 (TDD 1-866-372-2930) or send e-mail inquiries to ideaofamerica@neh.gov.
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State Employees Credit Union - People Helping People Scholarship General $10,000 ($1,250 per sem. for 8 semesters) Must have 2.5 GPA; must have acceptance and attend one of the 16 UNC System Universities; must be a US citizen and eligible for in-state tuition; must attend a traditional public high school; preference will be given to public sector employees and families who work in local Gov. agencies. Students planning to attend a community college should contact that college for a separate application. March 31, 2014 (To School Counselor)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download a copy of the application. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.
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Signet Classic Scholarship Essay Contest (JUNIORS & SENIORS) General $1,000 Open to high school juniors and seniors. This year's essay competition is based on the book "Emma" by Jane Austen. You must write an essay on one of five selected topics listed on the web site to be considered for this award. In addition to the $1,000 scholarship awarded to you if you are a winning student, your high school will also receive a Signet Classic library. Postmarked by April 14, 2014; received by April 21, 2014.  http://www.penguinputnam.com/static/html/services-academic/essayhome.html
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Holocaust Remembrance Project Essay Contest (9-12) NOT CURRENTLY OFFERED General Scholarship not available for 2013-2014 Scholarship no longer available  http://holocaust.hklaw.com/2012/index.asp
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Educational Research Center of America Scholarship General $1,000 Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education beyond high school. You must demonstrate extraordinary contribution to your high school or community to be eligible for this award Received by July 11, 2014.  http://www.studentresearch.org/public/application.html
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Gaston College: The David Belk Cannon Family Scholarship General Unavailable Recipients are selected based on merit and must maintain a 2.0 GPA. March 31  http://www.gaston.edu/admissions/scholarships_grants.php
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Gaston Gazette Best & Brightest General One $1,500 and one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Winners will be featured in a special graduation section of The Gazette. Seniors who attend public or private schools in Gaston County, Lincoln County, Kings Mountain, and Clover, SC who have at least a "B" or 3.0 grade average. April 16, 2014 (Received by 5 pm)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application or see School Counselor.
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship General $500 All Applicants Must: ” Be female high school seniors who are planning to enroll in a Four-year College or University ” Reside in Gaston County or a Gaston County High School and graduate by June 2014 ” Have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale ” Have applied for Fall 2014 admission/enrollment in a Four-year College or University ” Have November or December SAT scores and 1st Semester Grades February 11, 2014 (Received by)  http://gastoniaalumnaedst.org/scholarship-application.html
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Gaston College Academic Scholarship General $1,100 High school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence and plan to attend Gaston College; must have maintained a "B" average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better during high school and plan to attend Gaston College full time; must satisfy all requirements for their proposed programs of study; must be from Gaston and Lincoln counties. March 31  http://www.gaston.edu/admissions/scholarships_grants.php
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Gaston College Foundation Scholarship General Varies Donors of these scholarships (clubs, individuals, businesses, foundations) help determine what criteria are used in awarding them. Applicants are considered for all scholarships for which they qualify. March 31  http://www.gaston.edu/admissions/scholarships_grants.php
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Gastonia Jaycees David Gaines Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 renewable for four years Must be a high school senior and live in Gaston County; must provide proof of need for financial assistance; must have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher; must plan to attend a North Carolina college or university; must demonstrate involvement in community service and/or volunteer work; must report annually to the Gastonia Jaycees on achievements & goals. 500 word max. student essay & 200 word parent essay required April 25, 2014 (E-mailed by - see counselor if assistance is needed with e-mailing application)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see school counselor.
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AMVETS Americanism Essay Contest Scholarship General Varies Open to all students in grades 6-12; essay of no more than 500 words: "I Am Proud To Be An American Because.." Essays must be submitted to the local AMVETS post or state department, only 1st place department winners will be submitted to National Headquarters. Postmarked by April 1, 2012  Visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.
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Woman's Club of Gastonia General $500 Must be a senior at on of the following schools: Ashbrook, Forestview, Highland, or Hunter Huss. Open to both males and females. Must submit completed FAFSA form. Based on character, scholastic record, leadership, potential, and financial need. May 8, 2009 (RECEIVED BY)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Moose Charities R. Robert Dale Scholarship General $1,000 Must be a JUNIOR and graduating in 2005; applicant's father, mother, or guarding must be a member of the Order in good standing; must have at least a 2.5 GPA Faxed applications must be received by June 30, 2014. Mailed applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2014.  Applications are available from all Lodge Administrators and Chapter Recorders. Call Robert Zaininger at 630/966-2200 ext. 6231; or fax correspondence to 630/859-6626. See website http://www.mooseintl.org/portal/Activities/HistoryDale.asp
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United States Senate Youth Program General $5000 Two students selected per state to attend the United States Senate Youth Program in Washington D.C. October 2014  School Counselor or Steven M. Weber, Social Studies Consultant, NC Dept. of Public Instruction 6345 Mail Service Center; Raleigh, NC 27699-6345 (919) 807-3828; sweber@dpi.state.nc.us; www.ncpublicschools.org OR www.ussenateyouth.org
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship General Unspecified Applicants must be NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS enrolled in a public high school in their senior year. Criteria for selection include character, community involvement and scholastic achievement. February 2, 2015 (POSTMARKED)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application, or see school counselor.
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NC Hispanic College Scholarship Fund General $500 to $2,500 per year renewable Must be a graduate of a NC high school within the past 2 years. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale (3.5 on a 5.0 scale). Candidate accepted to a community college or a 2- or 4- year college/university. January 15th each year (Received By)  http://www.thencshp.org/resources/students/nc_hispanic_college_fund.shtml
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Erskine College Presidential Scholarship REGULAR DECISION General - Academic Merit Erskine uses a tiered-award process that starts with The Presidential Scholarship (Full Tuition, Room & Board, required fees/2 awarded annually); Solomon (Full Tuition/2 awarded annually); Wylie Award ($20,000/2 awarded); Trustee ($14,000); Honors Award ($12,000);Towers ($11,000); Garnet ($9,000); Gold ($7,000) Apply for the Presidential to be considered for all award levels. Both online admissions and separate application/essay; Outstanding academic performance,highly motivated,creativity,leadership and service in school, church, and community. Must choose either Early Action or Regular Decision. Unavailable   Office of Admissions, Erkine College, PO Box 176 Due West, SC 29639, (1-888-359-4358) or School Counselor. Visit online.
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Erskine College Presidential Scholarship General - Academic Merit Erskine uses a tiered-award process that starts with The Presidential Scholarship (Full Tuition, Room & Board, required fees/2 awarded annually); Solomon (Full Tuition/2 awarded annually); Wylie Award ($20,000/2 awarded); Trustee ($14,000); Honors Award ($12,000);Towers ($11,000); Garnet ($9,000); Gold ($7,000) Application for the Presidential Scholarship is by invitation only from the Admissions Office. Unavailable  Office of Admissions, Erkine College, PO Box 176 Due West, SC 29639, (1-888-359-4358) or School Counselor. Visit online.
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Elon University General - area specific: Must attend Elon University Varies up to full Academics, leadership and involvement in activities - varies depending on scholarship. Early Decision November 1; Regular Decision January 10.  Visit http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/FinancialAid/grants.xhtml or call (800) 334-8448
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John E. Willoughby Evening Lions Club Scholarship General - must attend college in North Carolina Unspecified Eligible students are blind and/or hearing impaired or have a parent who is blind and/or hearing impaired. March 29, 2014  Visit http://www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/scholarships.aspx to download an application or see your school counselor.
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Rhodes College Merit Scholarships General - Must attend Rhodes College Four year value of $85,000+ SAT 1350, ACT 30, 3.8 unweighted GPA, top 5% of class, leadership, character, personal achievement, applicants must be nominated by high school January 15, 2014  Call Tennessee Gibson at (800) 844-5969 ext. 3707 or see your School Counselor  
Winston-Salem State Alumni Scholarship General - Must attend Winston-Salem State University $1,000(renewable) GPA 2.5, positive attitude, financial need, autobiography, references. Unavailable   Office of Admissions 601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27110 (336) 750-2074
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Wofford Scholars Program General - Must attend Wofford College $8,000 - $160,000 over a four year period SAT 1250 (critical reading and math) or ACT 28, rank in top 10% of class. Active in leadership and service roles in school and/or community. November 6, 2013 for Early Decision or February 15, 2014 for Regular Decision.  Wofford Admissions Office. 429 N. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29303 (864)597-4000 or see your School Counselor. Visit the web address at: http://www.wofford.edu/admission/content.aspx?id=59740
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American Intercontinental University General (and in many disciplines) Varies Based on merit - 1 student nominated per school. 2.5 GPA and active in extracurricular activities Contact AIU for Deadline  Admissions Office (888) 757-4422 or visit online.
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Gates Millenium Scholars - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation General (for undergraduate students); Computer Science, Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Education, Public Health & Science, or Library Science (for graduate students) Funds for tuition, fees, books, and living expenses based on financial need. Open to African-Americans, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American. Must be citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. Must be nominated and have cumulative GPA at least 3.3 unweighted GPA(4.0 scale). Must have demonstrated leadership commitment through community service or extracurricular activities. Must have significant financial need and eligible for a Federal Pell Grant. January 15,2014  Call 1-877-690-4677 or by email at info@gmsp.org. Mail applications to Gates Millenium Scholars, PO Box 1434, Alexandria,VA 22313.
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Buick Achievers Scholarship General (NOTE: The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in Engineering/Technology fields.) 1,000 Buick Achievers Scholarships of $2,000; 100 Buick Achievers National Scholarships of up to $25,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, and one additional year for those entering a five-year engineering program. Academic achievement & financial need; Participation & leadership in community & school activities, work experience & interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry; February 28, 2014  Visit http://www.buickachievers.com to apply.
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University of Arkansas - Academic Freshman Scholarships General- Academic $1,000 - $10,000 Must apply for admission to the university. GPA, SAT/ACT, leadership will be considered. November 15  Office of Academic Scholarships, University of Arkansas, 114/135 Silas H. Hunt Hall, Fayetteville, AR 7270 or visit online.
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Tennessee Tech University General and Department Scholarships Varies Most Scholarships Based on GPA and SAT scores December 15, 2013  TTU at (931)372-5169 or visit website.
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NC State General Hugh Shelton National Leadership Scholarship General and Leadership valued at $10,000 per year, renewable upon satisfactory academic progress and leadership involvement. Leadership, evidence of personal character and integrity, community service, personal growth, physical fitness/wellness, commitment to the program; High school seniors should complete the application and mail it so that it arrives in the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center office no later than 5:00 p.m. November 1 of each year. By midnight on December 18, each year, the Gen. Hugh Shelton Scholarship Selection Committee will notify all applicants of status by email. Semi-finalists will then need to apply to the university admissions office and to complete additional information (Students may wish to apply earlier to N. C. State). November 1   General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center, 1101 Gorman Street/223 McKimmon Center, NCSU Campus 7401, Raleigh, NC 27695-7401
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Alabama State University General and other categories Scholarship award varies depending on the individual scholarship Qualifications vary per scholarship Unavailable  Alabama State University 915 Jackson Street Montgomery, AL 36104-0271; or visit http://www.alasu.edu/cost-aid/types-of-aid/asu-scholarships/index.aspx
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Winston-Salem State Chancellor's Scholarship General at Winston-Salem State University 5 Full Scholarships; renewable up to three years if the student maintains a 3.4 grade point average and enrolls in at least 15 credit hours per semester. Students also receive full membership into the Winston-Salem State University Residential Honors Program. SAT 1000, GPA 3.5, rank in top one-half of graduating class Unavailable  Office of Admissions 601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27110 (336) 750-2074
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Hobart and William Smith College Phi Theta Kappa Trustee Scholarships for Academic Excellence General for graduates of a 2-year college $25,000 Transfer students who have completed or are near completion of an associate's degree from a two-year college and are members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (must show proof of membership). Cumulative transfer GPA of 3.5 or better. Unavailable  Hobart and Smith College, Geneva, NY 14456-3397, phone (315) 781-3315 or (800) 852-2256 or (800) 245-0100. Or visit online http://www.hws.edu
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Clemson National Scholars General Merit-based Unspecified High academic achievement. Undergraduate application must be submitted by December 1 and Calhoun Honors College application must be submitted by December 8. All supporting materials must be received by December 15. December 1, 2013  http://www.clemson.edu/academics/programs/national- scholars/programs/index.html
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University of Georgia Merit Scholarships General scholarships Varies according to scholarship Varies according to scholarship December 15, 2013   Office of Admissions:(706)542-2112 or School Counselor
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Appointment to a Military Academy General with military obligation following college graduation Most expenses for college education US citizen, not married, between 17 and 22 years of age, academic excellence, physical aptitude and medical fitness, extracurricular involvement, SAT/ACT scores and recommendations Early October (Students are encouraged to begin the process in spring of Junior year)  Congressional Representative or ROTC personnel  
ROTC Scholarships: Army General with military obligation following college graduation Army scholarships cover most tuition and on-campus educational expenses and provide a flat rate for books, supplies and equipment. $100.00 a month allowance. Be a U.S. citizen; be between the ages of 17 and 26; have a high school cum. GPA of at least 2.50; have a high school diploma or equivalent; score minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores); meet physical standards; agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard). The most competitive candidates for an Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship will have at least an SAT score of 1100 or an ACT score of 24. Recommended Apply by December 1 each year. Final Deadline January 10. All updates must be postmarked by Feb. 28. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of Senior year, pre-ferably in June of Junior year.  Army (800) USA-ARMY or School Counselor
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ROTC Scholarships: Air Force, Navy-Marine Corps General with military obligation following college graduation Varies: Navy-Marine Corps and Air Force Scholarships cover tuition, academic fees and most books. SAT or ACT scores, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, acceptance and attendance at a college or university offering ROTC program, physical condition. Complete Application by December 1 each year. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of Senior year, pre-ferably in June of Junior year. Apply before Oct. 31 for best opportunity to win this scholarship.  Air Force - Larry Gouge (704) 547-4831 http://afrotc.com/ Navy (800) USA-NAVY https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/ Marine Corps (800) MARINES or School Counselor  
NC Bowling Scholarship - USBC Association, Inc. General Bowling $1,500 Any senior student in a NC high school prior to the age of 22 (as of February 28); must be a current member of the NCS USBCA and bowling in a certified USBC North Carolina league; files a completed application with the Association Manager of the NCS USBCA; the applicant must have an unimpaired amateur standing in bowling; and must have a GPA at the school with expectations of admissions to a recognized institution. Postmarked no later than March 1  Mail completed applications, transcript, and letters of recommendation to Mr. Tom McBride, Association Manager, NCS/USBCA, Inc., 2701 Hampton Meadows Lane, Cramerton, NC 28032-1450. For questions, call 704-824-7795. Visit: www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application.
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Skidmore College Filene Music Scholarship General, but must be involved in music programs at Skidmore $48,000 ($12,000 per year) Musical excellence, must perform in musical competition. Must submit performance CD. Call Skidmore Music Department for repertoire suggestions January 15, 2014  Music Department, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 - 1632, telephone (518) 580-5320.
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Urban Union, Inc. - Olivia A. Taylor Scholarship Fund General, especially Nursing or Medicine Unspecified Must be a deserving high school senior. Unavailable  Visit online
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Ackinson Scholarship General, Essay Required $1750 The Ackinson Scholarship is open to grade 11 or 12 students and any full-time student who has been accepted to or who is currently enrolled in a college, university, or any other accredited post-secondary institution. Must answer essay in 1000 words or less. September 25, 2010  Click More Information or visit www.ackinson.com/scholarships
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Emory - Scholarship Program General, must attend Emory 2/3 tuition to full tuition, room and board, and fees Extraordinary personal qualities, leadership, scholastic excellence, must attend Emory. November 4, 2013 for Early Decision and January 15, 2014 for Regular Decison.  Call (800) 727-6036 or (404) 727-6036, or visit online: http://www.emory.edu
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Elk's National Foundation "Most Valuable Student" Scholarship Awards General, must pursue a 4-year degree on a full time basis in a USA college/university 500 four-year scholarships ranging from $4,000 - $50,000. The 20 top finalists will participate in a Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.Elks National Foundation will notify the 500 national finalists by email by late April 2014. High school senior, U.S. citizen, scholarship, leadership, & financial need. Need not be related to a member of the Elks. Male and female students compete separately. Received by December 6, 2013 at the Gastonia Elks Lodge.  Visit http://www.elks.org/ENF/SCHOLARS/mvs.cfm to download application for 2011 Most Valuable Student , pick up at your local Elks Lodge, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Foundation.Lodge Location: Gastonia, NC No. 1634 2700 Linwood Rd Gastonia NC 28052-4403 Mailing Address: Gastonia, NC No. 1634 PO Box 550357 Gastonia NC 28055-0357 Contact: Telephone: (704)867-1029 (Lodge) Telephone: (704)865-6463 (Office)
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Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program General. Must commit to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution. $6,000 (13 awarded) To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger North Carolina Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in North Carolina; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2014 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution), demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required) be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0, be a resident of the State of North Carolina; and be a United States citizen. October 30  Visit online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships
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UNC Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship General. Must attend UNC-Chapel Hill Fully funded - including full tuition,student fees,housing,meals,books,laptop,travel,supplies and miscellaneous Evidence of moral force of character, capacity to lead and to motivate fellow students, scholastic ability and extracurricular activities, sports involvement, interview, nomination by school scholarship committee. Must be unmarried & without children. Students can self- nominate online and nominees are also nominated by schools' scholarship committees. October 1, 2014  See School Counselor or visit http://www.moreheadcain.org for more information or to self-nominate.
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University of Virginia - Jefferson Scholars Foundation General/Academic Full tuition, fees, books, room & board, and expenses - annual stipend for 2010-2011 students, $23,073 each year, and out-of-state or international Jefferson Scholars will receive an annual stipend of $46,019. Demonstrated excellence and exceptional potential in leadership, scholarship, and citizenship. Must be nominated by school counselor and/or school official.100% rank in the Jefferson scholars are Top 10% of high school class Average SAT Score: 2260 Perfect scores of 800 on at least one section and several other criteria. Jefferson Scholar must be nominated by his/her school (eligible schools may nominate one or two students per year from the senior class)To be considered in the at-large and international screening processes, students must have applied to the University an  School Counselor or UVA Alumni Association, 211 Emmet Street South, PO Box 3446, Charlottesville, VA 22903-3446. Also visit online at http://www.jeffersonscholars.org.
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University of South Carolina - McNair Scholars Award General/Academic Finalists receive awards of $44,000 ($11,000 per year), and McNair Scholars receive awards of $60,000 ($15,000 per year). Renewable for up to three years if maintain at least a B average. All nonresidents students receiving this scholarship receive significant tuition reduction by qualifying for the in-state tuition rate. Typical candidates have excellent grades on a strong high-school curriculum and present average SAT scores over 1350 on critical reading and math sections combined (or ACT composite score of 30. Must apply early and follow the application instructions provided by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Students who wish to be considered for the McNair Scholars award must complete the appropriate resident or non-SC resident University Honors College and Scholarship Application also provided by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Unavailable  Financial Aid Office or Admissions
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University of South Carolina - McKissick Scholarship General/Academic The award is worth $2,000 per year and is renewable for up to three years as long as you maintain at least a B average. No scholarship application is required. All nonresidents students receiving this scholarship receive significant tuition reduction by qualifying for the in-state tuition rate. Freshman recipients of the McKissick Scholars Award generally present scores above 1250 on the SAT on critical reading and math sections combined (or ACT composite score of 28) and have excellent grades in high school. Unavailable  Financial Aid Office or Admissions
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Principal's Leadership Award - NASSP/HerffJones General/Merit 1,000 up to 12,000 Top 20% of the class, leadership; Must be nominated by your school's principal and/or scholarship committee, so this is not an open application. See your principal in early November if you wish to be considered for nomination. December 3, 2010  School Counselor or Principal in early November if you wish to be considered for nomination.
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Presbyterian College - Quattlebaum Honor Scholarship General; Academic scholarship Full yearly tuition renewable each year with specific GPA requirements 3.75 GPA, 1350 SAT or 31 ACT; renewable with 3.3 GPA; admissions application must be completed by November 15. November 15  Office of Admissions, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, 29325 or telephone (800)476-7272. Visit website.
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Presbyterian College Southeastern, Dillard-Elliott, Belk, and Highlander Scholarships General; Academic/merit scholarship $5,000 to $16,000 Students earning high academic achievement. Admissions application must be completed by February 1, 2012  Office of Admissions, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, 29325 or telephone (800)476-7272. Visit website or see your school counselor.
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League of United Latin American Citizens - LULAC National Educational Services Center, Inc. (GE/LULAC and GM/LULAC) General; Business or English Varies Priority goes to Latin American students, 3.2 GPA, essay, references. Unavailable. Applications available February 15.  http://www.lnesc.org/site/338/Scholarships/LULAC-National- Scholarship-Fund
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Duke University - University Scholarships General; for undergraduate, graduate and professional school studies Full tuition Students who demonstrate interdisciplinary academic interests and financial need. No separate application required; all applicants for admission are automatically considered for merit scholarships. January 2, 2014 (Early Decision deadline in November 8, 2013)  Duke University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 919-684- 3214.
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Duke Energy Scholars General; must attend accredited tech school, community college, or college/university Fifteen awards of up to $5,000, renewable for four years, five $1,000 one-time-only awards. Open to the children of employees and retirees. Scholarships are merit-based with consideration given to academics, personal references, community service, and demonstrated financial need. Unavailable  http://www.duke-energy.com/community/education/duke-energy-scholars.asp
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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship Program General; Must attend an accredited state-supported college/university located in recipient's state of residence. Scholarships of $10,000 per year in value are awarded annually, renewable upon satisfactory progress toward earning degree. Must have lost a parent to breast cancer, must reside within the service area of an established Komen affiliate that is participating in the scholarship program, must be a US citizen or permanant resident. Determination will be based on academic achievement, community service, financial need. Minimum GPA of 2.8. Must attend a 2-year or 4-year school in your own state October 15, 2012  Visit online at ww5.komen.org
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Converse College - Justin Milliken Honor Scholarship Program General; Must attend Converse College $10,000 - $23,310 SAT of 1100 or 24 on ACT, 3.5 GPA, top 10% of class, outstanding academics and leadership, nominated by counselor. Unavailable; competition in January  Office of Admissions Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006, telephone (800) 766-1125, fax (864) 596-9225 or visit online.
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Gardner-Webb University Presidential Fellows and Academic Fellows Scholarships General; must attend Gardner-Webb University Five students awarded the Presidential Fellows which includes full tuition plus room/board; five students awarded University Fellows which includes full tuition; and two students awarded 80% tuition. SAT at least 1130 (critical reading and math) or a 24 composite ACT. Applicant must reside on campus, be enrolled full time and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5. Unavailable  Gardner-Webb College, Boiling Springs, NC, 28017, phone (800) 253-6472 or School Counselor. Or visit online.
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Johns Hopkins University Hodson Scholarship General; must attend Johns Hopkins Worth up to $25,500 per annum; renewable each year, recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA Merit-based: Academic excellence, personal achievement and demonstrated leadership regardless of financial need. All freshmen applicants for admissions will be considered. A separate application is not required. November 15, 2013 (early decision) or March 1, 2014 (regular decision)  http://www.jhu.edu/finaid/prosp_stud_scholar.html
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Johnson & Wales University Academic Scholarships General; Must attend Johnson & Wales University Varies depending on specific scholarship Visit website and click on individual scholarships to see their eligibility requirements. Many of the scholarships say No Deadline, although a few say Feb 1  Visit JWU website: http://www.jwu.edu/content.aspx?id=12640#fbid=zF_iWE1652H Also, you may click on the link to a specific location (ie.Charlotte Campus) and ask to speak to a financial aid rep.
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N.C. Division of Veterans Affairs - Scholarships for Children of disabled, deceased, combat or POW/MIA war veterans General; Must attend one of the universities, community colleges, or technical institutes within the state of NC Free tuition, certain fees and a reasonable room and board allowance in NC-owned institutions, and $1,500 to $4,500 per academic year in private institutions. Open to children of disabled, deceased, combat, or POW/MIA war veterans. Veteran parent must have been a resident of NC when he/she entered military service or child must be a lifelong resident of NC. March 1, 2014  Visit http://www.doa.nc.gov/vets/Default.aspx to download application or see School Counselor.
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UNC-Greensboro Scholars Program and Dean's Scholarship Program General; Special awards are offered in the areas of Business, Education, The Arts and Sciences. Renewable awards ranging from $2,500 to full tuition, fees, room & board. Must be a current High School Senior; Minimum SAT of 1200 (Reading and Math) or ACT composite score of 27 (the Writing section is required); Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above; & must be admitted to UNC-Greensboro by January 2,2012. December 19, 2013  Financial Aid Office, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6166 (336) 334-3392 http://fia.uncg.edu/meritawards/instructions.htm
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Washington Crossing Foundation Government Service $1000 to $7500 Scholarships US citizens who are planning careers in government or military service. Must write a one-page essay stating why he or she is planning a career in government or military service. "History buffs" and seniors who enjoy politics are encouraged to enter. See their website for additional criteria. received by January 15, 2014  http://admissions.wustl.edu/scholarships/programs/Pages/default.aspx
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Wayne F. Shovelin Scholarship Health Care $20,000 per year renewable for 4 years • Classification as a current high school senior • Residency in Gaston County or the child of a CaroMont Health employee • Scholastic Achievement: GPA of at least 3.5, unweighted • Interest in pursuing an undergraduate degree in a health care profession • Demonstration of strong school and community involvement through volunteerism December 1, 2014 @ 5 pm (Received by)  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application, or see school counselor.
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Charlotte Knights Healthcare Scholarship Program Health Care $1000 Sr. in county surrounding Knights stadium, attending accredited university in Fall 2013 to pursue a Health Care career/major,1800 on 3 part SAT or 26 ACT composite, member of at least one sports team, heavy involvement in community service; cumulative 3.3 GPA on 4.0 scale (unweighted) April 30, 2013  Email to community@charlotteknights.com or Fax to 704-329-2155 Mail to Charlotte Knights Annual Scholarship 2280 Deerfield Dr. Fort Mill, SC 29715
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Gertrude Clinton Health Career Scholarship Health Career Varies Admissions letter stating acceptance in the health career program NOT general admission to college, letter of financial need, three reference letters March 1  Julie Young, Volunteer Services Coordinator for the Gaston Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; 704-834-2256; http://www.caromonthealth.org/about-us/scholarships/
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Tylenol Scholarship Health-Related Career $5,000 and $10,000 awards available High school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students planning to pursuing careers healthcare. Spring 2014  Visit http://www.tylenol.com or Click More Information link for application page.
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UNC-Wilmington James E.L. Wade Scholarships History/Political Science $2,000 per year annually renewable Recipients of the Wade Scholarship must maintain a course load of at least fifteen credit hours per semester. Scholarships may be retained for one or more years to a maximum of four years or a maximum of 124 hours of credit, including transfer credit. Retention of the scholarship requires freshmen to maintain a 3.0 G. P. A. overall and in history courses. Thereafter sophomores, juniors, and seniors must maintain a 3.0 overall and 3.5 in history courses. March 15  Dr. Kinzer, Dept. of History or Dr. Sheridan, Dept. of Political Science 601 S. College Road Wilmington, NC 28403 or School Counselor http://www.uncw.edu/finaid/universityscholarships.html
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NC Tomato Growers Association Scholarship Horticulture or Agribusiness $500 Be a North Carolina resident with demonstrated scholastic achievement, initiative, leadership, financial need, and extracurricular activities. June 30, 2014  Call (828) 253-1691. Address is: North Carolina Tomato Growers Association, 570 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806. Visit website. http://www.agr.state.nc.us/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/application.htm
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Friendship Force of Charlotte Scholarship International Studies or Foreign Language $1,000 Must be a graduating senior from Mecklenburg, Union, or Gaston County. Must have a weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, minimum SAT 1000; must plan to major in international studies or foreign language; demonstrate community involvement including leadership roles fostering improved human relations; financial need. Submit official transcript, copy of parent's/guardian's tax return, an essay on peace, statement regarding your plans, career goals, reasons for wanting this scholarship, copy of acceptance letter from an institution of higher learning. Postmarked by April 1, 2004  Download a copy of the application at the More Information link or see School Counselor. (A form will be available soon that you will be able to TYPE.)
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Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) - Mary Moy Quan Ing Memorial Scholarship Journalism $2,000 Awarded to an incoming college sophomore pursuing a career in journalism. Application process will open on February 1. Deadline unavailable.  Lila Chwee, Student Programs Coordinator, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 http://www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/scholarships/
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National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity Journalism $2,000 one-year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year. The first-year scholarship includes an additional $500 book stipend, the Ellen Masin Persina Scholarship. Open to high school seniors who are preparing to enter college and intend to become a journalist and who will bring diversity to U.S. journalism. March 1, 2014  Fill and print application at http://www.press.org/about/scholarships/diversity and mail to: National Press Club, Attention: Scholarship Department, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045 OR see School Counselor for application
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Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship landscape design/golf course architecture; golf course turf grass management/golf course superintendent; professional golf management, club professional, or sports journalism with a special interest in golf. $700 (Awards are renewable subject to re-application, including a letter of recommendation from at least one of the students professors, and evidence of maintaining a 3.00 GPA, or higher. Past winners will be reviewed by the Scholarship Screening Panel using the same criteria applied to all other applicants.) Available to full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited two- or four-year college/university who are pursuing a career in landscape design/golf course architecture, golf course turf grass management/golf course superintendent, professional golf management, club professional, or sports journalism with a special interest in golf to be eligible for this award. The following criteria will be used in the evaluation and judging of all applicants: academic record; involvement in golf-related interests and activities; career goals; extracurricular activities, including volunteer work with student/community organizations, participation in sports and community affairs, jobs held, special interests, and hobbies. June 1, 2014  http://travissociety.com/college-scholarship/
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Appalachian State University Plemmons Fellows Program Leadership $1,500 per year for four years. Incoming freshman who have demonstrated leadership and successful involvlement in their high school or community; Applicants should have a 3.0 high school GPA or 1200 on SAT (reading and math); Highly selective merit based program selecting 10 students annually Complete Admissions application by November 15, 2013 and subsequent scholarship materials by December 1, 2013.  Visit admissions.appstate.edu/scholarships/wh-plemmons- leader-fellows-scholarship
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Louisburg College - Merit, Presidential, Trustee, Faculty Scholarships Leadership Varies Varies Unavailable  Director of Financial Aid Louisburg College (800) 775-0208 or (919) 497-3401. Visit online.
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NC State University Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship Leadership and financial need Based on need as determined by the FAFSA 1) Apply for Admission - submit your online application for Undergraduate Admission to NC State University no later than 5:00 PM on February 1, 2012 or required materials must be postmarked by the February 1, 2010 deadline. 2) Apply for Financial Aid - must complete the 2012-2013 online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than March 1, 2015. Note: Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship applicants must demonstrate a significant level of financial need, as demonstrated by the FAFSA, in order to receive the scholarship. 3) Apply for Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship - The Application for the Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship must be completed and submitted no later than 5:00 PM (EST) on March 1, 2012. The application contains questions regarding extra- curricular activities, community and civic affairs, awards and honors, work history, and four essays. Please give yourself ample time to complete the application in its entirety. March 1, 2015  NC State at (919)515-2434 or visit website.
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University of Bridgeport N. Donald Edwards Scholarship Marketing A $1,000 award for the first year of school Must meet academic admission requirements, complete application and financial aid form. Show financial need. April 1st for scholarship starting September of the same year  Additional information and application available by writing to: Remi Adedokun, Director of Financial Aid, University of Bridgeport, 126 Park Avenue, Wahlstrom Library Bridgeport, CT 06601, (203) 576-4568. Also visit website.
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Indiana State University - The National Science Foundation CSEMS Scholarship Math, Computer Science, Information Technology or Electronics and Computer Technology $4,125 Varies Unavailable  Visit online
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Tandy Technology Scholars Math, Science, Computer Science $1,000 Senior nominated by Science, Math, or Computer Science Department. September  Visit online
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Erskine College - Roy M. Smith Scholarship Mathematics Up to $15,000 Must be in the top 20% of high school class, minimum SAT of 1300. Must major in Mathematics. Feb. 1  Visit online
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Indiana University - Mathematics and Science Scholarship Program (MASS) Mathematics and Science Up to 10,000.00. Some full year and some Fall only SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 25; 2.75-3.5 GPA; rank in top 20% of class; maintain 3.0 GPA in college Unavailable  Visit online
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Art Institute of Atlanta Scholarship Competition Media Arts and Animation, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Multimedia, Photographic Imaging, Video Production $500 - $50,000 Recommendations, portfolio Spring  Visit online
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Dr. Grover W. White Scholarship Medical $1,500 renewable Must be seeking an advanced degree in a medical related field; i.e. MSN, or Nurse Practitioner, MD, DDS, PA, PT, must already hold a bachelors degree or higher and must be seeking an advanced degree in a medical related field; i.e. MSN, or Nurse Practitioner, MD, DDS, PA, PT, must already hold a bachelors degree or higher with a 3.50 GPA minimum, and must be attending or have been accepted at an appropriate school for the chosen field at the time of application. Must be a resident of Gaston, Cleveland or Lincoln County, North Carolina or York County, South Carolina who will attend an educational institution in North or South Carolina. March 1st each year  http://www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/scholarships.aspx
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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. General Mills Health Scholarship medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition or other health related professions Varies available to minority college students pursuing a degree in medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition or other health related professions. February 28, 2014  http://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships
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Davidson College Thompson S. and Sarah S. Baker Merit Comprehensive cost (tuition, fees, room and board) and two $2500 summer stipends. Two awarded in each first year class. Academic & personal accomplishments which indicate student is capable of highest achievement Deadline for Early Decision I is November 15; deadline for Early Decision II is January 2  Davidson College Admissons 800-768-0380
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UNC Charlotte Merit Scholarships Merit Varies Be a high school senior in the top 10% of senior class; present a minimum SAT score (critical reading and math components) of 1200 or an equivalent ACT score; show evidence of leadership and service in school and/or community Student must be nominated by school counselor online at http://levinescholars.uncc.edu/ Submit a complete Freshman Application by March 1, 2014. There is not a supplemental application for Scholarships for Merit.  Vist website: http://finaid.uncc.edu/Scholarship-Index.html
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University of NC Charlotte - Merit Scholarship Merit Scholarship $1,000 to 10,000 3.9 Weighted GPA, SAT score of 1200 or above. Must submit a complete Freshman Application by March 1, 2012. There is not a supplemental application for Scholarships for Merit.  See Website or Counselor
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Clemson University Merit-based academic scholarships for out-of-state residents Varies Varies Students who wish to be considered for Academic Recruiting Scholarships should apply for admissions by Dec. 1 and complete the admissions process by Dec. 31.  Admissions Office, Clemson University, 105 Sikes Hall Box 345124 Clemson, SC 29634 (864)656-3499 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/financial- aid/types/scholarships/
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Washington & Lee University: The Johnson Scholarship Program Merit-based and leadership Award consists of full tuition and fees, standard room and board for four years. From the pool of Johnson applicants, finalists will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated leadership. Writing samples, teacher recommendations, and records of leadership, citizenship, and involvement in non-academic activities will be weighed. Finalists will be judged on their potential to contribute to the intellectual and civic life of the W & L campus and of the world at large in years to come. To be considered for the Johnson Scholarship, students should apply for admission to W&L by December 1, 2013.  Washington & Lee University, Office of Admissions, Lexington, VA 24450-2116 http://www.wlu.edu/johnson-program/the-johnson-scholarship
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Elon University: North Carolina Junior Elon Scholars Merit-Based Scholarship Early notification of an admissions decision at Elon; a Presidential Scholarship valued at $14,000-$18,000 over four years upon acceptance to Elon; and an invitation to apply in your senior year to the Elon Fellows programs, which may carry additional scholarship money and study abroad grants. An A average and a combined critical reading, math, and writing SAT score of 1900 or higher on the SAT, or a score of 29 or higher on the ACT. Students who have not taken the SAT on or before January 28, 2012 or the ACT on or before December 10, 2011 may submit PSAT scores of 190 or higher to be considered. Achievement in one or more of the following areas: an academic area of interest, leadership, community service, international or intercultural experiences, the arts, athletics, or entrepreneurial endeavors. Early Decision November 1; Regular Decision January 10  http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/justnc.xhtml
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Duke University, Music Scholarships Music Varies Students demonstrating talent and potential in music, submit recording of musical performance and application form for music scholarships. January 2, 2014 (Early Decision deadline in November 8, 2013)  Duke University, Department of Music, PO Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708-0665, 919-660-3300.
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Wingate University Music Varies Submit application for admission, essay, audition 2014 Audition Dates: January 25, March 1, March 22, and April 12  Wingate University, Office of Admissions, Wingate, NC, 28174 (800) 755-5550 or Music Department (704) 233-8313. Also see your school counselor.
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Presbyterian College Music Varies Music major or member of music performance group (choir, band, orchestra, bagpipes, handbells); Submitted application and audition. Contact music department and download an application at www.presby.edu/music/auditions.html.  Office of Admissions, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, 29325 or telephone (800)476-7272. Visit website.
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Gardner-Webb University Music Major Scholarship Music Varies but annually renewable music scholarship with four-year value of over $24,000 Audition; must attend Gardner-Webb University and major in music; Must apply online at http://www.gardner- webb.edu/academics/areas-of-study/performing-and-visual- arts/school-of-performing-and-visual- arts/music/resources/scholarships/index. 2013-2014 Audition dates: October 5, November 16, January 18, February 1, March 22, or by appointment.  Dr. Patricia Sparti, Dept. of Fine Arts Chair, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, (704)406-4453. Apply online at http://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/areas-of- study/performing-and-visual-arts/school-of-performing-and- visual-arts/music/resources/scholarships/index.
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South Point JP Locklear Scholarship Must attend a community college Cost of attendance for first year of school Completed application April 30, 2010 to school counselor  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com to download application, or see school counselor.
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King's College of Charlotte must attend King's College Four $5,000 Scholarships Highest score on scholarship exam. Students must register with the Admissions office. Unavailable. Contact King's College for more information.  King's College Admissions Office (704) 372-0266 or 1-800-768-2255
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Max J. Fowler Scholarship Fund Must attend NC State University in the College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences of College of Engineering $500 Community service, school performance, class ranking, any additional interests in music or the arts, financial need March 29, 2014   Visit http://www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/scholarships.aspx to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Presbyterian College Chinese Scholars Must attend Presbyterian College varies Up to 30 incoming freshmen will be selected for the program; plan to take 2 semesters of Chinese Language instruction at PC in the freshman year and other course requirements (Maymester trip). Admissions application completed by November 15. November 15  Foreign language department at PC or www.presby.edu
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Daughters of American Revolution Must be the son or daughter of a member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution $2,000 per year, for up to 4 years Merit-based Postmarked by February 15  National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution 1776 D Street, NW Washington, DC 2006-5303 (202)628-1776
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Intertribal Timber Council - Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program Natural Resources $2,000 for graduating high school students, $2,500 for students currently attending an institution of higher education and studying Natural Resources. Open to Native American/Alaskan students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources. Must submit letter of application demonstrating interest in Natural Resources, commitment to education, community/culture, academic merit, and financial need. Also submit resume, 3 letters of reference, validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Native Alaska Corp. January 17, 2014  Intertribal Timber Council, ATTN: Education Committee, 1112 N.E. 21st Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-2114, telephone (503) 282-4296 or visit website.
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National Association of Hispanic Nurses Nursing $1,000 Open to Hispanic students currently enrolled in Nursing school, 3.0 GPA, financial need, essay, recommendation April 1, 2007  National Association of Hispanic Nurses, 1501 16th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 387-2477. Visit online. http://www.thehispanicnurses.org/
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NC Nurse Scholars Program Nursing $3,000 for 2 years or $5,000 for 4 years Resident of North Carolina, agree to work as full-time nurse in NC for 2 years following graduation, 3.0 GPA, top 10% of class, leadership. February 28, 2012 for students applying for BSN, May 3, 2012 for students applying for ADN  See More Information Link or School Counselor or NC Foundation for Nursing P. O. Box 51421 Raleigh, NC 27609 or Nurse Education program in NC
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Chi Eta Phi Nursing $1,000 Financial need, grades, essay, recommendation March  Visit online
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North Gaston Kelly Guffey Memorial Nursing Scholarship Nursing $1000 Must be a current North Gaston student or graduate planning to enter the field of nursing; letter verifying admission to a nursing program required; minimum 2.5 high school GPA; potential for academic excellence; personal statement and reference letter March 1st each year to N.Gaston School Counseling Office. (If March 1st falls on a weekend, the deadline will be the following Monday.)  Visit www.rememberkelly.org or see School Counselor for application.
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Cleveland County Healthcare System Grant Loan *Scholarship Discontinued at this time* (last contacted Nov. 2009) Nursing and respiratory therapy varies up to $2,000 per year Pursuing a career in nursing or respiratory therapy. You must either repay the grant loan by working at Cleveland Regional Medical Center or paying the loan   See School Counselor or contact Doris Payne - 980-487-3190  
Presbyterian Church USA Servant Leadership Scholarship Outstanding Community service and/or church service and leadership $5000 awarded to eight students each year Student must have demonstrated outstanding community and/or church service and are members of a Presbyterian Church (USA). Letters of support from pastor and/or youth advisor. Students nominated as Outstanding Youth Leader Awards by their church will be considered for these awards. November 15  Your Presbyterian Church (USA) pastor or any college associated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Also Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC.
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Bessemer City Curtis Scholarship Pharmacy, Science, Teaching, English, Nursing, Health Care, Journalism, Communication, or Business Administration. $5,000 Must be a Bessemer City High School senior pursuing one of the specified careers listed. February 5, 2015 to School Counselor  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com or see School Counselor.
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Thiel College William B. Frank Minority Scholarship Physical Sciences or Engineering Full tuition Incoming freshman minority student with a strong foundation in the sciences and/or mathematics, ranks in the top 40 percent of their graduating class and has an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student remains a science or mathematics major and maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Unavailable. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, so apply as soon as possible.  Thiel College Admissions Office (800) 248-4435
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The American Physical Society Physics $2,000 Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply for the scholarship February 7, 2014  The American Physical Society, 335 45th St., New York, NY, 10017, telephone (301) 209-3232. http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/index.cfm
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Cherryville Medical Center Pharmacy Employee Sponsored Scholarship Planning to major in a Science-related field. $250 Must have a 3.75 weighted GPA and be planning to major in a Science-related field. Unavailable   See Mrs. Eaker for an application  
Ashbrook Helen Rhyne Marvin Scholarship Political Science or History At least $500 Must be a senior at Ashbrook High School planning to major in history or political science and attend either Gaston College or one of the 16 universities of the UNC system. Based on academics, character, and service. To School Counselor by May 10  Visit www.gastoncountyscholarships.com, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions or paper application, see School Counselor.
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Johnson C. Smith - Francis L. Parker Scholarship Pre-Law at Johnson C. Smith University Varies African-American student, resident of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, or Tennessee interested in practicing law as a profession. Unavailable  Johnson C. Smith University, Office of Student Financial Aid (704) 378-1035. Visit online.
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College of Charleston - Presidential Scholarship Presidential Scholarships are merit-based financial awards offered to first-time entering freshmen who are US Citizens or legal permanent residents. Dollar amounts vary based on the current year's applicant pool and budget. Have completed applications and all supporting credenetials on file by December 1st. Must be US citizen, top 5% of the class, at least 1300 SAT (Critical Reading and Math)or 29 ACT, and strong academic record. December 1, 2013  Office of Admissions, 66 George Street Charleston, SC 29424 ,(843) 953-5670 or visit http://finaid.cofc.edu/types-of-financial- aid/scholarships/institutional/presidential- scholarships/index.php
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Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) - Newhouse National Scholarship Print Journalism Awards of up to $5,000 each Open to all students, but applicants from historically underrepresented Asian Pacific American groups are particularly encouraged. Must show commitment to journalism field, community involvement, journalistic ability, financial need. March 28, 2008  Lila Chwee, Student Programs Coordinator, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 http://www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/scholarships/
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National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarships Print or Broadcast Journalism $1,000-$5,000 Open to Hispanic students. Additional qualifications vary by program. February 14, 2014  National Association of Hispanic Journalists, 193 National Press Building, Washington, DC 20045-2100, telephone (202) 662-7145 or visit online. http://www.nahj.org
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Asian American Journalists Association - National AAJA General Scholarships Print, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism Up to $2,000 each Must be a high school senior, committed to the field of journalism, sensitive to Asian American issues demonstrated by community involvement, have journalistic ability and financial need. March 28, 2008  Lila Chwee, Student Programs Coordinator, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 http://www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/scholarships/
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Homebuilder's Association of Charlotte - Women's Council Scholarship Pursue career in homebuilding industry: construction, architecture, interior design, building science, landscape architecture, environmental design, electrical/mechanical engineering, or welding. $500 renewable Open to all employees and family members of the HBAC member ship. All applications must be submitted with at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, or other professional familiar with your academic accomplishments and goals; and a current school transcript/GPA/Class Rank/SAT scores. Postmarked by March 31, 2012  Visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/resources/parents/scholarships, or click the More Information link to download a copy of the application. For questions, see School Counselor.
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Mexican American Grocers Association Foundation Scholarship Sales, Merchandising, or Marketing in the grocery industry up to $1,000 Open to Hispanic students. Must demonstrate financial need and submit official transcripts. Unavailable  Mexican American Grocers Association, 405 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90031, telephone (323) 227-1565.
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Target Stores and Tiger Woods Foundation "Start Something" Scholarships Scholarships can be used for a variety of purposes that help young people realize their dreams, including tuition for summer camp or music lessons, travel expenses, or sports equipment, etc. 1 - $10,000, 2 - $2,500, and an undetermined number of scholarships between $100 and $1,000 up to a total of $225,000. Be a young person between the ages of 11-14 years of age, complete a specific number of character-building activities, help expand the program in the community. Unavailable  Brochures and program enrollment forms are available at Target stores and from the Target Foundation's web site.
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American Meteorological Society Science $3,000 renewable for 2 years Minority student planning to study atmospheric science. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required. February 7, 2014  Visit online http://www.ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/index.html
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Edward D. Sadler, Jr. Scholarship Award sponsored by Hannon-Orthodontics (currently not available) Science Two $1,000 awards will be given. Must be a senior who lives in Gaston County or who attends a school in Gaston County (public or private); must be planning to pursue a science pathway/major in college; must maintain a minimum of a B average during the senior year; maintain above average attendance during the junior & senior years; perform & document a minimum of 12 hours of community service during the senior year. currently not available  not available  
East Carolina Betty S. Abernathy Memorial Scholarship in Science Education Science Education $2,500 per year renewable Awarded to deserving students who have been accepted to ECU, have a 3.0 weighted high school GPA, and demonstrate a commitment to the study of and a career in science education. February 15, 2014  http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/odc/coescholarships/index.cfm
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Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement Science, Math up to $5,000 Must be outstanding AP student in Science and Math. October  Call Siemens Foundation, telephone (877) 822-5233 or visit website.
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Siemens Westinghouse Science and Technology competition Science, Technology Over $1 million in scholarships and awards to individual students and teams of students Students/teams must submit application and independent research project in Science and Technology October 1  School Counselor or Science Department Chairperson. Also www.siemens-foundation.org  
Clyde and Dezaree Brackett Family Scholarship Seeking college or technical education Up to $1,000 - Renewable for 4-yrs Must be a resident of a Gaston County for at least one year & graduating from a Gaston County High School OR be a graduate who is a resident of Baptist Children's Home of NC or Boys & Girls Homes of NC; financial need, character, academic achievement February 28  http://www.cfgaston.org/grantseekers/scholarships.aspx
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Teens with the Courage to Give Award - HASBRO Service Work $500 - $5,000 Open to young people who triumphed over physical or emotional obstacles or tragedy and volunteered to make a difference. Unavailable  Applications available online or send an email with your name, address, phone number and email address to ddecicco@ysa.org
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SPAACSE George R. Faenza Scholarship Space Exploration/Education $1,000 Open to graduating American high school seniors. In order to apply, you will need to submit an essay that best describes "Why the United States Needs a Space Program", three letters of recommendation and a synopsis outlining how you have contributed to space education at the school, community, state or national level. The winner of the award may be offered an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C April 14  http://www.spaacse.org
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Miller Orthopaedic Clinic Sports Medicine Center Student Athletic Trainer Scholarship Sports Medicine $2,000 Must be a senior and must be a student athletic trainer; must have served as an athletic trainer at student's high school; must have attended at least one sports medicine seminar, workshop, or camp pertaining to athletic training; must indicate an interest in a sports medicine related area of study. Received by April 2, 2004  School Counselor  
Agriculture Scholarship (Monsanto & NAFB) Students interested in Agriculture, Forestry, Landscape Design, Marine Biology, and more.... $1,500 To qualify, a high school senior from a farm family must have an above-average academic record and plan to enroll as a full-time student in an agriculture-related academic major at an accredited school. February 15, 2011  Information & Application available at: http://www.monsanto.com/ourcommitments/Pages/agriculture-scholarships.aspx
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NC Division of Veterans Affairs Students of Disabled,deceased,combat,orPOW/MIA war veterans who meet certain eligibility vriteria are awarded NC Chapter 165 "Automatic" scholarships or may be eligible for "Competitive" (merit-based)scholarships. Subject to Eligibility Category/Class but can range from $500 to full tuition, room/board allowance, and exempt from mandatory fees. See Counselor for a list of eligibility requirements. Varies depending on the dependent's and veteran's status. Call Gaston Co. Veterans Affairs Office. Applications received before January 1 are scheduled for interview in Gastonia. Applications received after January 1 will be scheduled for Charlotte inte  Gaston County Veterans Affairs Office (704) 866-3606. All completed applications should be mailed to Gaston County Dept of Veteran Services, 965 Roberts Drive, Gastonia, NC 28054.
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Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarship (ALPFA) students pursuing studies in accounting, finance, IT or a related field. $1250 - $1500 : Must create a profile and complete application online. Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, Student must demonstrate financial need, Must be pursuing a undergraduate or master's degree in business, finance or accounting. February 28, 2014   http://www.alpfa.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewpage&pageId=354
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NC Central University Edmonds Scholars Program Teaching In-state tuition, room, and board on campus, approved books and supplies, use of laptop computer, financial assistance for professional development activities, support for study-abroad experience Must meet NC Central University admissions requirements, complete form, submit three letters of recommendation. Complete on-site writing sample, commit to "pay-back-in-service" requirements, applicant interview. Unavailable  Call NCCU's School of Education at (919) 560-6466. Visit website.
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Seton Hall Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship Teaching or Research Full tuition, fees, room and board and a small stipend; renewable. Incoming female freshmen who are U.S. citizens and intend to major in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics or physics (excludes pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-veterinary, PA, PT, AT, OT and nursing programs). Application form and essay must be submitted along with application for admission by scholarship deadline. In order to remain eligible, students must maintain a minimum 3.3 GPA. February 1  Visit online
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Gaston College Career Scholarship Technical Careers $1,200 and is renewable for a second year as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at Gaston College. Open to high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence and intend to pursue careers in specified engineering technologies or industrial technologies majors and who satisfy all entrance requirements for their proposed programs of study at Gaston College. Applicants must have maintained a "B" average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better during high school and plan to attend Gaston College full time. Applicants must intend to pursue a degree, diploma, or certificate in engineering technologies or industrial technologies. March 31  http://www.gaston.edu/admissions/scholarships_grants.php
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Triangle Technology Executives Council (TTEC) Technology $6000 Academic recommendation, transcript, innovation proposal (problem definition, description of innovation), 500 word essay on career aspirations March 1, 2014 11:59 pm 
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Charlotte Quilters Guild Scholarship Textile Art or Design $1,000 2.0 GPA or higher, financial Need, plan to pursue quilting as a vocation or a hobby after graduation, plan to study textile arts or related decorative art field in college, & provide a sample of your quilt work. Unavailable  http://www.charlottequiltersguild.org/
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NC State University Centennial Scholarship - College of Textiles Textiles, engineering, chemistry, business management, international studies, design, apparel, sourcing, fashion, merchandising or retail management. Each Centennial Scholar will have access to a $7,500 enrichment fund, bringing the value of the scholarship to $47,500 over a four-year period. The value of this scholarship covers approx. 80% of all regular expenses necessary to attend NC State University. Criteria: Demonstrated high academic achievement, proven and potential leadership qualities, extracurricular activities, unique life experiences. See your school counselor by October 1 if you wish to be considered for nomination from the school. Student must have applied to NC State University by December 1. School-based committee may nominate two students who plan to pursue a major listed in the Discipline column and meet the above criteria. Between October 1 and December 1, any student not nominated but feels he/she meets or exceeds the selection criteria may nominate themselves by writing or e-mailing the College of Textiles to request access to the online application. (E-mail Kent_Hester@ncsu.edu.) October 1 - notify school counselor to be considered for nomination; November 1, 2013 for school-based nomination. Applications are due by December 1, 2010.  Contact Kent Hester at 919-515-6530, or by email at KentHester@ncsu.edu.
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Agnes Scott Nanette Hopkins Music Scholarship This scholarship is for students who express an intention of majoring or minoring in music, and who demonstrate scholastic ability, talent and seriousness of thought, purpose and endeavor, and who have financial need. Four year value of $2,000 to $28,000 Must audition and fill out application Early Action 1, November 15; Early Action II, February 1.  Agnes Scott College 141 East College Avenue Decatur, GA 30030; phone (800)868-8602 ext. 6285 or visit website: www.agnesscott.edu
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National Society Sons of the American Revolution - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest Topic of essay shall deal with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. First Place: $2,000 Second Place: $1,000 Third Place: $500 Must be a high school sophmore, junior or senior, citizen of the United States or a legal alien. Must submit an essay developed according to specific rules. Essay will be judged for historical accuracy, clarity of thought, organization and proven topic, grammar and spelling, documentation. December 31, 2013  Contact the NC Knight Essay Chairman - Ken Wilson 121 Northside Drive Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 (252)537-5406 boxcar27870@embarqmail.com Or Visit Website: http://www.sar.org/Youth/Knight_Essay_Rules
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Lincoln College of Technology Transportation technology $1000 tuition scholarship - one scholarship may be awarded per high school; Interested students need to see their school counselor to be considered for nomination. Graduating senior in good standing, completed application, nomination from the scholarship committee at the high school, awarded student must enter NADC by October 30, 2011. Unavailable   See school counselor early in the school year to be considered for nomination on first come, first served basis.
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American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest U.S. Constitution Speech Contest $18,000, $16,000 and $14,000 for first, second and third place national winners; $1,500 for reaching nationals, $1,500 for reaching state finals. US resident enrolled grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 (public, parochial, military, private or home school; Contests levels include school, Legion Post, district, state and national; County contest around January 10 each year. December 9, 2013 to School Counselor  Visit www.GastonCountyScholarships.com and www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/oratoricalrules.pdf or see school counselor or call Mr. Royce Robinson (704)865-9856 for more information.
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Cargill Community Scholarship Program Unknown $1,000 Students are selected based on academic achievement and leadership in extracurricular and civic activities. Must have a signature from a Cargill employee. Visit Cargill Cotton at 509 E. Main Ave., Gastonia, NC. You do not have to be a member of FFA to apply.sign application. Unavailable  Cargill Media Line telephone 1-888-476-9332 Visit Cargill Cotton at 509 E. Main Ave., Gastonia, NC. http://www.cargill.com/worldwide/usa/scholarships/index.jsp
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Barbara Jordan Scholarship Unknown $21,000 (renewable) Must attend Rice University, academic excellence, community achievements. Recipients will be students who have distinguished themselves through initiatives that build bridges between cultural, racial, and ethnic groups. Early Decision November 8, 2013; Regular Decision January 1, 2014.  Rice University, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX, 77605; phone (713)348-0000.
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University of Tennessee Alumni Chapter Unknown $3,000 Apply to University of Tennessee by March 1. Unavailble  http://www.utaaconnect.com/s/1341/index.aspx?sid=1341&gid=1&pgid=345
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University of Texas at Dallas Unknown Varies Merit based scholarships - SAT, class rank, GPA, success in Honors and AP classes March 1  Dean of Undergraduate Studies, University of Texas at Dallas, PO Box 830688, Richardson, TX 75083-0688. Also visit website.
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University of Richmond Merit Scholarships Varies Up to full tuition Academic excellence, creativity, and individualism. February 15, 2014  804) 289-8438 (800) 700-1662 http://financialaid.richmond.edu/
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Lenoir Rhyne University - Lenoir Rhyne Scholars Varies $500 to $5,000 Academic excellence, SAT or ACT, GPA Unavailable  Lenoir Rhyne University (828) 328-7300 or 1-800-277-5721. Visit online.
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Limestone College Scholarships Varies Varies SAT 900, 3.0 GPA Unavailable  Office of Admissions, Gaffney, SC, 29340 (800) 795-7151 or School Counselor. Visit online.
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Appalachian State University Varies $500 to full tuition Vary according to scholarship; demonstrated ability to do highly competitive college level work. Varies  Visit admissions.appstate.edu/costs-and-scholarships
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Johnson C. Smith University - Scholarships and Awards Varies Unspecified Scholarships are designed to recognize, encourage, and assist students who demonstrate academic achievement and leadership potential. Requirements vary somewhat for each scholarship available. Unavailable  Johnson C. Smith University, Office of Student Financial Aid (704) 378-1035. Visit online.
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Community Foundation of Gaston County Varies per each scholarship Varies per each scholarship Varies per each scholarship; Please see separate listings for the following scholarships sponsored by the Community Foundation of Gaston County: Alaina N. Abernathy, Alex Blackwelder, John E. Willoughby, Jarman Family, David Belk Cannon Family, Sylvia L. Holmes, Max J. Fowler, Paul F. Fuller, Clyde & Dezaree Brackett Family, Tom Browne, Helen Rhyne Marvin, Kai's Memorial Internship Fund, Lonnie & Rachel Waggoner Nursing Education Endowment Fund. Vary per each scholarship application  Erin Welsch, Community Foundation, 704-864-0927
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Forgivable Education Loans for Service Varies. Must be committed to working in NC in fields designated as critical employment shortage areas. Annual loan amounts vary from $3,000 to $14,000. NC resident; minimum weighted GPA of 3.00; must register with Selective Service, if required; recipients must not be in default, or does not owe a refund, under any federal or State loan or grant program; must maintain satisfactory academic progress according to the enrolling policy of the institution; must be willing to work in NC in a designated critical employment area. April 1, 2014  Visit www.cfnc.org/FELS or see school counselor.
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Agnes Scott Merit Scholarships Various scholarships available $1,000 to full tuition Academic achievement, community service, evidence of leadership, extracurricular involvement, and state residence Early Action I, November 1; Early Action II, February 1.  Agnes Scott College 141 East College Avenue Decatur, GA 30030; phone (800)868-8602 ext. 6285 or visit website: http://www.agnesscott.edu/admission/financial-aid/agnes-scott-scholarships.html#hopkins
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