Scholarships Sorted By Deadline
Sorted by school year (August - July). Scholarships without specific deadlines are at the end of the list.
Scholarship Sources in red are scholarships local to CCS students.
     
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College of Biblical Studies - Several scholarships available General Unavailable To be considered for scholarships students must submit a CBS Financial Aid application and meet the eligibility requirements outlined for the scholarship. Most of the scholarships are available and awarded based on merit, financial need or other considerations. The recipient and the scholarship amount or award will be determined based on his/her overall qualification in regard to financial need, ministerial and academic potential, extracurricular involvement, and the completion of the application and essay, where applicable. August 1 of year enrolling  College of Biblical Studies, 7000 Regency Square Blvd., Houston, Texas 77036, (713) 785-5995 Student Financial Service Office at 832.252.4602 or by e-mail at: fa@cbshouston.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Mississippi State University -- Leadership and Service Scholarships General; leadership, service Varies; up to full ride Various requirements within leadership and service category: 4-H, ROTC, JROTC, Congressional Award Medal, Eagle Scout, Gold Award, Junior Miss, Key Club, Anchor Club; GPA of 2.5 or 3.0 required for some. August 1  Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Airport Minority Advisory Council Educational and Scholarship Program (AMACESP) Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance, women, minorities $2,000; can reapply AMACESP distributes scholarships to women and minorities pursuing a degree and career in the aviation industry (Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance). Applicant must be seeking a BS or BA, and must be admitted by an accredited school or university for the current school term in which you are applying for a scholarship, demonstration of a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and have involvement in community activities and extracurricular activities. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete and submit all application materials. Awardees are expected show a commitment to involvement in furthering the mission of the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) by participating in the AMAC Program, and continually maintain all of the eligibility requirements as outlined above during the term AND provide supporting documentation for reapplication during succeeding terms. In addition, he/she will be required to: Become a student member of AMAC; communicate with AMAC once each semester during school term scholarship is awarded, which will include progress reports, a copy of your grades upon completion of semester to show proof of maintaining 3.0 GPA. Students are eligible for two (2) scholarship awards but must reapply each application period. Application available on website. August 5  Airport Minority Advisory Council, Attn: Scholarship Program, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 902, Arlington, VA 22202, Phone: 703-414-2622, Fax: 703-414-2686, Email: amac.info@amac-org.com or visit online (Click on more information)
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State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) Foundation - "People Helping People" Community College Scholarships General; leadership, character, integrity, community involvement $2,500 per year; renewable For an applicant or full-time student at one of the NC Community Colleges who is a high school graduate or has completed the General Education Development (GED) program, enrolled in an associate degree, diploma or certificate program, Is a U.S. citizen and a resident of North Carolina, and is eligible for in-state tuition. Must best exemplifies the membership philosophy of credit unions, "People Helping People" and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Preference may be given to students with limited financial aid from other programs. Demonstrates scholastic achievement and maintains a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale or attained a score of 3,000 on the GED test. Preference will be given to students whose parents/ guardians or family members are public sector employees who live and work in state and local government agencies, but is not a Director, employee or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation. Applicants MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE NOT THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. August 5 of year enrolled  SECU Foundation, PO Box 25966, Raleigh, NC 27611-5966 or email SECUfoundation@ncsecu.org or visit online (click on more information). Also contact your school financial aid office because each school selects a recipient. Information will be sent to the high schools in January.
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American Indian Services Scholarships General Unavailable APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Enrolled in a university, college, junior college or technical school (see list of schools which accept this aid); One-Quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian Blood; Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits; Full-time or part-time status - excluding non-credit courses; Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25. You must submit an online application, and mail the following required documents/items: One photo of the applicant. One full-page letter about yourself: specify your tribe, where you are from, the school you are attending and your area of study, educational goals and future plans, and why you feel you need this scholarship. Letters should be double-spaced, using 12-point font and signed. Certificate of Indian Blood or proof of Indian heritage. Official Tuition Billing Statement from your school. Official copy of current transcript. August 15 for fall  American Indian Services, 1902 North Canyon Road Suite 100, Provo, Utah 84604, (801) 375-1777, scholarship@americanindianservices.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Cabarrus County Junior Miss Scholarship Program (NC's & America's Juniors Miss Scholarship Program) Scholarship pageant Varies, check with source for specific information Various, check with source for specific requirements August 15  Tracy Jackson, 704-837-6913, cabarrusjrmiss@yahoo.com
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Life University - Various scholarships Various health-related disciplines, science, math, medicine, Business Administration, technology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering; chiropractic $500 to up to half tuition; some renewable Vary. Some specify major; some for minority groups, some for US citizens, some for non-US citizens, financial need, etc. Online application used for all the scholarships. Visit online for more information. August 15  Life University 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Georgia 30060 Phone: 770.426.2884 Office of Financial Aid - (800) 543-3345 or local (770) 426-2901 or email: finaid@life.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The PinkRose Foundation Inc.- PinkRose Breast Cancer Scholarship General Unavailable Eligibility is limited to individuals who are legal residents of the US, under the age of 25 who have lost a parent or legal guardian to breast cancer. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be pursuing post secondary education or certificate training. Written statement including information describing the significant impact of breast cancer in your life, and explanations of how obtaining a post-secondary degree or certificate will benefit your future by helping to fulfill your goals and dreams. Website to be updated in time for the next open period. Applications for each PinkRose Scholarship award period are accepted during the period beginning on June 1st, and ending in August of each calendar year. PinkRose Scholarships shall be awarded during October of each year and are valid beginning January of the following calendar year only. August 31  The PinkRose Foundation, P.O. Box 4025 Dedham, MA 02027, email: info@pinkrose.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Davidson College - Bryan Scholars Program Athletics Up to comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board-)($30,000/yr) plus two summer stipends The Bryan Scholars Program offers two scholarships, one each to a female and male scholar athlete in each entering class. Have you: Earned an exceptional academic record? Exhibited outstanding leadership abilities? Been recognized as capable of playing at the Division I level in of one of the sports listed below? If so, talk with your counselor or coach about the nomination process for the Bryan Scholars Program. September school nominations due; Oct 15 apps due  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click on more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - Atlas Shrugged General $50 to $10,000 Several essay contests: High school seniors, college and graduate students: complete an essay on "Atlas Shrugged". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available. September 17  Atlas Shrugged Essay Contests, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) Scholarship science, technology, engineering, or mathematics $200 to $4,000 Membership: Must be a current MAES Student Member Attendance: Attendance is not required to be awarded a General Scholarship; attendance for the top awards is required Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident for most scholarships; limited awards avaiable for international students. Age: Must be 18 years of age or older by postmark deadline. GPA: Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0. Major: Must be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university or community college; medical sciences, nursing and social sciences are not considered a STEM degree. Enrollment: Must be enrolled as a full time student for the fall semester. Undergraduate students is twelve (12) credit hours. Students at community college must be enrolled in transferable majors to a four-year institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. mid-September  Scholarship Program, MAES, Inc., 2437 Bay Area Blvd., #100, Houston, Texas 77058 or visit online (click on more information)
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American Legion - Colon Furr Memorial Nursing Scholarship Nursing $600 or more Accepted or enrolled in a 1 year Licensed Practical Nurse program or enrolled in 2,3,or 4 Year program that leads to certificationas a Registered Nurse. The school must be in NC. 9/20  Counseling office  
The Charles Garland Johnson Study Abroad Scholarships - UNC at Chapel Hill General Merit awards up to $2,500 and needs-based up to $10,000 Due to a generous endowment from Charles Garland Johnson, Sr. and his family, the UNC Study Abroad office is offering an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to offset the cost of a summer, semester, or year long Study Abroad program. First consideration will be given to students with demonstrated financial need from Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin Counties, followed by students from the remaining North Carolina counties with demonstrated financial need. No preference will be given to a student's major, class level, or chosen Study Abroad program. These awards were created to enable those UNC students, who would not otherwise be able to afford this option, the opportunity to participate in Study Abroad programs. To apply for one of these scholarships, submit your "Application for Study Abroad Scholarship" found on your Status Page to the Study Abroad Office by September 23, for Spring programs. September 20 for spring semester  The Study Abroad Office, UNC-Chapel Hill, FedEx Global Education Center, Campus Box 3130, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3130, Phone: 919-962-7002. email: abroad_awards@unc.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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QuestBridge National College Match Program Low-income students, merit-based, first generation, various competitive colleges $55,000 per year Top 5% or 10% of their class, strong grades in challenging classes and high standardized test scores, household income is less than $60,000 a year, and often less than $50,000 a year, often the first generation in their family to go to college may have experienced long-term economic hardship. September 30  QuestBridge, 115 Everett Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301, 888.275.2054 or www.questbridge.org
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U.S. Presidential Scholars Program The mission of the program is to recognize and honor superior high school seniors. Only one student may be nominated from the county. Ask your counselor if you are interested. Presidential Scholars Medallion and an expense paid trip to Washington D.C in June. Seeking students who have overcome special challenges or hurdles while still achieving high academic success, involvement in service (school and community), examples of leadership and character, a writing sample, academic achievements September 30  State Superintendent NC Department of Public Instruction 6301 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699  
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program Chemistry, Information Management, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, Engineering (any) $1,000 - $10,000 Applicants must be academic high-achievers (3.0 or better GPA). Applicants must be US citizens or visa-holding Permanent Residents of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent. They must be enrolled in college as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in a technical field; rather than high school seniors. Students can apply in September of their freshman year of college, or subsequent years. September 30  Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program, 150 State Street; 4th Floor; Rochester, NY 14614 or visit online (click on more information).
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American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest - North Carolina General $500 to $18,000 Open to US citizens or lawful residents under 20 years old and enrolled in high school. Must prepare an oration about some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen to our government. In addition an extemporaneous speech on topic provided. Each contestant gives an 8 to 10 minute prepared speech on what it means to be a citizen under the US Constitution. Each student must also speak from 3 to 5 minutes on an "assigned topic" drawn at the contest from a list of 4 predefined topics. This topic will be the same for all contestants in the contest once drawn. In NC, contest levels progress from high school level to Legion Post, district, state and national. Local contests start in December; final national contest in April. Fall  NC American Legion Post State of NC Headquarters, PO Box 26657 Raleigh, NC 27611-6657, telephone (919) 832-7506, nclegion@nc.rr.com. Visit online (click on more information).
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Morehead-Cain Scholarship UNC Chapel Hill, merit-based Full-ride scholarship Character, scholarship, physical vigor, leadership October 1 (though your high school may set an earlier deadline)  See your school counselor if you are seeking a school nomination. To self nominate go to www.moreheadcain.org.
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NC State University - various scholarships available General; agriculture, life sciences, design, education, engineering, humanities, social science, management, natural resources, physical science, mathematics, textiles Up to full tuition Varies; Selection is based on academic achievement, GPA, SAT scores. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid offers a limited number of competitive scholarships for entering freshmen in an effort to recognize and encourage exceptional academic ability and talent. To be considered, students must apply for admission by November 1. For top scholarships, students must be endorsed by counselor by OCTOBER 1. Some academic scholarships also require that students demonstrate financial need. All students who apply for admission by November 1 and apply for financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 will automatically be considered for need-based academic scholarships. In addition college/departmental, employer-sponsored, endowed and minority scholarships available. See website for details and deadlines for these awards. Oct 1 or later  NC State University, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, PO Box 7302, Raleigh, NC 27695-7302, telephone (919) 515-2421 or visit online (click on more information).
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The Quit Smoking Academic Scholarship Essay Contest medicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field. $1,000 Open to any graduate or undergraduate student who is currently attending a college or university studying medicine, physiology, psychology or other behavior modification related field.The Quit Smoking academic scholarship will award a student who demonstrates academic excellence and a passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or related addictions. To apply, submit a 500 -1,000 word essay along with your contact information and other supporting documentation using the website. The essay should cover things like: The student’s passion and commitment to helping others overcome tobacco or other addiction. Why the student wants to be a doctor or professional in addiction management or behavior modification. Current ideas for helping others overcome addiction. The motivation behind studying behavior modification. High-level goals in the next 5-10 years. What it means to overcome addiction. Essays may be submitted starting in April. October 1  Quitsmoking.com. 3675 Glennvale Court, Cumming, GA 30041
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UNC-Chapel Hill - Morehead-Cain Scholarship General; Business Administration, Journalism, Mass Communication Fully funded The Morehead-Cain has a separate application. If you are a North Carolina resident attending a North Carolina high school, you may be nominated by your high school or self-nominate by October 1. If you are a resident of another state, you may be nominated by an official Morehead-Cain nominating school or affiliate program or, if you apply by October 15, you may be considered for the scholarship based on your admission material. You must demonstrate Moral Force of Character, Scholarship, Physical Vigor, Leadership. Morehead-Cain is conferred solely on the basis of merit. Financial need is not considered in the selection of Morehead-Cain Scholars. Oct 1 for NC residents, Oct 15 for out of state  The Morehead-Cain Foundation, Post Office Box 690, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-0690919.962.1201 (voice), 800.741.9023 (toll-free), 919.962.1615 (fax), moreheadcain@unc.edu visit online (click on more information)
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Appointment to a Military Academy General; military obligation follows college graduation Full tuition and most expenses Must be a US citizen, not married, between 17 and 22 years of age with academic excellence, physical aptitude and medical fitness, extracurricular involvement, excellent SAT/ACT scores and recommendations October   See your school ROTC personnel  
Wendy's High School Heisman Athletics National recognition, up to $500 for student; up to $10,000 for the high school The application is open to any high school senior who meets the following eligibility criteria. A high school senior for the current academic year, graduating with your class, who maintains at least a B (3.0) G.P.A. during your three years in high school, and participates in at least one of the 27 school-sponsored sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. We want to hear from all student-athletes who work hard, are dedicated, and have become role models for your school's underclassmen. Students are judged based on their academic achievements, community service involvement, and athletic accomplishments. Application opens in February of junior year and due October of senior year. October 3  1-800-205-6367, wendys@act.org or visit online (click on more information).
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AES Engineers Scholarship General, Character $500 Character; essay; future leaders; NOT required to be engineering student; apply online at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm October 4  AES Engineering scholarships@aesengineers.com, visit online at www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
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AES Engineering General, leaders $500 Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are NOT required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to the question indicated on the website (changes each year). Submit essay by email to: scholarships@aesengineers.com There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume. Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending currently and your plans for next year. October 5  AES Engineering scholarships@aesengineers.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Carrousel Scholarship Program General $700 - $3,000 Carrousel awards five cash scholarships, to the Carrousel Scholar and four runners-up, payable directly to the students’ colleges in their freshman year. In addition, the York Scholarship (an endowment) is awarded to a student for outstanding community service. Additional grant opportunities may also be presented from various colleges and universities. Candidates must:be selected by their high school and be a Senior at the time of participation; demonstrate superior scholastic attainments with a minimum 3.0 GPA unweighted; demonstrate moral force of character, leadership abilities, and an interest in fellow students and community; provide three (3) letters of recommendation. All Carrousel Representatives will ride on floats in the Belk Carolinas' Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day. Here's how the program works: Invitations are extended in the SPRING to area high schools. Participation is capped at 60 High Schools. Schools that participated in the previous year have priority. There is not an "open" category of participation in this program. Representatives must be selected by their respective school. October 5 for candidate applications.  Talk to your school's guidance counselor or Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc., P.O. Box 34644, Charlotte, NC 28234-4644, Phone: 704-525-0250, Fax: 704-525-0230, info@carrouselparade.org or visit online (click for more information)
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CAROLINAS' CARROUSEL MARCHING BAND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Music, band $500 to $750, plus matching amount to your school The program includes three (3) matching grant scholarships. The matching grant scholarships provide cash to individual band members and their respective bands. One scholarship is given to a student within the Mecklenburg County, one to a student outside Mecklenburg County, and one to the student whose application is deemed the best overall, regardless of the school he or she attends. The Robert L. Maddox Music Scholarship is given to one individual student who is planning to major in music. Conditions of eligibility: 1. The applicant must be a senior in a high school marching band that is participating in the current year's Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day. 2. The applicant must demonstrate superior scholastic attainment with a minimum GPA of 3.0 required. 3. The applicant must demonstrate moral force of character, leadership ability and an interest in his/her fellow students and the community. 4. The applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from his/her band director and one other school official or community leader. 5. Students applying for the Robert L. Maddox Music scholarship must meet all the above requirements and be planning to major in music in college. October 12  Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc..P.O. Box 34644, Charlotte, NC 28234-4644, Phone: 704-525-0250, Fax: 704-525-0230, info@carrouselparade.org or visit online (click for more information)
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CAROLINAS' CARROUSEL Robert L. Maddox Music Scholarship Music, band $2,000 The program includes three (3) matching grant scholarships. The matching grant scholarships provide cash The Robert L. Maddox Music Scholarship is given to one individual student who is planning to major in music. Conditions of eligibility: 1. The applicant must be a senior in a high school marching band that is participating in the current year's Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day. 2. The applicant must demonstrate superior scholastic attainment with a minimum GPA of 3.0 required. 3. The applicant must demonstrate moral force of character, leadership ability and an interest in his/her fellow students and the community. 4. The applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from his/her band director and one other school official or community leader. 5. Students applying for the Robert L. Maddox Music scholarship must meet all the above requirements and be planning to major in music in college. October 12  Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc..P.O. Box 34644, Charlotte, NC 28234-4644, Phone: 704-525-0250, Fax: 704-525-0230, info@carrouselparade.org or visit online (click for more information)
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Levine Scholarship (Levine Scholars Program) UNC Charlotte, merit-based Full-ride Service, academic excellence, leadership, students must be nominated by their schools October 15 (your school may set an earlier deadline)  School Counselor or www.levinescholars.uncc.edu
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NC Teaching Fellows-NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012-13 APPLICANTS Education $6,500; renewable for 4 years for 500 high school seniors who agree to teach for four years in NC public schools after graduation Open to NC only graduating seniors with solid academics and scores, school and community activities, leadership, commitment to career in public schools. Application, references, Sat/ACT scores and transcript required. Applicants must apply to, and be accepted by, the college of their choice offering the Teaching Fellows Program. (See website for list of participating institutions.) NOT available  See your high school scholarship coordinator or contact NC Teaching Fellows Program, 3739 National Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27612, (919) 781-6833 or email tfellows@ncforum.org, or visit website (click on more information)
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Roanoke College G Up to $190,000 over four years The Roanoke College Scholars Program was designed to recognize and reward students of superior academic and leadership ability. Selection of semi-finalists will be based on the scholarship application and academic record. October 15 for the November competitions and January 9 for the February competitions  Roanoke College 221 College Lane Salem, Virginia 24153
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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship Program General Up to $10,000 per year; renewable Open to graduating high school seniors and college students who have lost a parent/guardian to breast cancer. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Determination will be based on academic achievement, community service, demonstrated leadership ability, financial need. Must attend an accredited state-supported college/ university located in recipient's state of residence. Must be a driven advocate for breast cancer education and research who is able to complete a minimum of 20 hours of community service per semester October 15  Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. (SPA), telephone (615) 320-3149 or email info@spaprog.com or collegescholarships@komen.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program - UNC at Chapel Hill English, creative writing, poetry, fiction, plays, literary non-fiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles-lettres full 4-year financial support The Creative Writing Program and the Department of English of UNC-at Chapel Hill are pleased to announce the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, which offers full four-year financial support to one incoming freshman per year. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship's level of support will be equal to that of the University's well-known Morehead Scholarships. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship seeks to identify and reward students with exceptionally focused literary ability and promise. Applicants must apply simultaneously to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for EARLY admission and complete a separate application for this scholarship. These are two distinct application processes and require different forms and separate mailings. Applicants must meet all academic requirements for EARLY admission. 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. The application process will require the submission of up to fifty (50) pages in prose, forty (40) pages in poetry, or sixty (60) in play writing, in English. In addition to completing an application questionnaire, candidates will submit a five-hundred-word personal essay entitled "Why I Write." October 15  Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, UNC-Chapel Hill, Creative Writing Program, Greenlaw Hall, CB# 3520 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520, phone: (919) 962-5481 | fax: (919) 962-3520. Marianne Gingher or Bland Simpson, Co- Directors of The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program, email TWS@unc.edu or mbging@email.unc.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program - UNC at Chapel Hill English, creative writing, poetry, fiction, plays, literary non-fiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles-lettres full 4-year financial support The Creative Writing Program and the Department of English of UNC-at Chapel Hill are pleased to announce the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, which offers full four-year financial support to one incoming freshman per year. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship's level of support will be equal to that of the University's well-known Morehead Scholarships. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship seeks to identify and reward students with exceptionally focused literary ability and promise. Applicants must apply simultaneously to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for admission and complete a separate application for this scholarship. Applicants must meet all academic requirements for admission. 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. The application process will require the submission of up to fifty (50) pages in prose, forty (40) pages in poetry, or sixty (60) in play writing, in English. In addition to completing an application questionnaire, candidates will submit a five- hundred-word personal essay entitled "Why I Write." October 15  Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, UNC-Chapel Hill, Creative Writing Program, Greenlaw Hall, CB# 3520 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520, phone: (919) 962-5481 | fax: (919) 962-3520. Marianne Gingher or Bland Simpson, Co- Directors of The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Program, email TWS@unc.edu or mbging@email.unc.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC - Charlotte Levine Scholar General $22,500 for in-state students and $35,000 for out-of-staters for each of 4 years The program seeks outstanding high school seniors who demonstrate evidence of experience, motivation, and commitment toward the ideals of the Levine Scholars Program. Requirements include: Students must be US citizens or permanent residents, applicants for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte in a baccalaureate program for the fall term immediately following their high school graduation. Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, possess a capacity for ethical leadership that beckons fellow students toward a higher standard, and typically have a grade point average of 3.8 – 4.00 (unweighted) and score 1800- 2400 on the three combined sections of the SAT or 29 -36 on the ACT composite. Thus, while there are no minimum SAT, ACT or grade point averages to apply for the Levine Scholarship, students must excel academically. Students must be nominated online by their school counselor at their current high school by October 15. Application form due Nov 15 - all materials must besubmitted online. Oct 15 for nominations; Nov 8 for application  The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001 · 704-687-8622 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Foundation for Advancements of Arts Young Arts Scholarship Cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, writing $10,000 Gold Awards, $5,000 Silver awards, plus expenses for Arts Week in January, $100 to $3,000 without Arts Week You must be a high school senior in the current school year. (High school juniors of any age are NOT eligible, but may apply in the spring of junior year for the next year OR If you are NOT enrolled in high school, you must be 17 or 18 years old on December 1 of the current year. Proof of age will be required. You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US. A copy of your permanent resident card is required. The cost for registering to the YoungArts program is $35 per category. There is a $10 discount for registering early. Requirements vary for each category; review the specific requirements carefully. Each year, 20 of the YoungArts Finalists are named U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. At the request of The Commission on Presidential Scholars, which is appointed by the President of the United States, National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, through its YoungArts program serves as the exclusive nominating agency for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Scholarships can be used at any college or university. Registratioin open from March to October each year. October 19  YoungArts, 777 Brickell Avenue, Suite 370, Miami, FL 33131, Phone: (305) 377-1140, Fax: (305) 377-1149 1(800) 970-ARTS (2787), info@YoungArts.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Homeless, formerly homeless or at risk students $5,000- $20,000 Critical financial need, co-curricular and community activities, character, 2.0 GPA minimum, US Citizen. October 25  School Counselor or www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
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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 (available online) to participating school principal or the head of one of the officially designated local organizations. November 1 to your principal  Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, 751 Broad St., 16th Floor, Newark NJ 07102, call (877) 525-8491 or email spirit@prudential.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation General-4 year programs $10,000 - $20,000, annually for 4-yr college Open to graduating high school seniors. Must have at least 3.0 GPA and demonstrate community service, leadership, academic achievement, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US postsecondary institution. October 31 for 4-yr  Coca-Cola Scholars Fund, PO Box 442, Atlanta, GA, 30301-0442, telephone (800)-306-COKE. Or visit online (click on more information) or email scholars@na.ko.com
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Young Harris College - Rebecca (Becca) Lynn Kessler Scholarship General, academic, fine arts, math, science, theater, music, athletic, English, creative writing, biology, Latin descent $1,000 For current and future Young Harris College students; must have GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must complete application and essay (500 words or less) stating your philosophy of life and why you deserve this scholarship. Rebecca's philosophy of life: Live. Laugh. Love." October 31  Rebecca Lynn Kessler Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 618, Watkinsville, GA 30677 or visit online (click on more information)
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Navy Scholarships General; military obligation follows graduation, Civil engineering, Nursing, Nuclear, Varies; cover tuition, academic fees and most books. For US citizens. Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores or be in top 10% of your class, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of senior year, preferably in June of junior year. Apply before Oct. 31. October  For more information, contact: Chief of Naval Education and Training, 1-800-NAV-ROTC, or visit online (click more information)
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Boston College - Presidential Scholars Program General Full tuition for 4 years Exceptional students applying Early Action to Boston College will be considered for Boston College's merit-based Presidential Scholars Program. Each year, a select group of about fifteen Scholars receives full tuition scholarships for four years, not based on need. BC also offers a variety of grants, loans and employment to assist students in financing a Boston College education. November 1  Presidential Scholars Program, Boston College, Lawrence House, 122 College Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3926, Tel. 617-552-1360, E-mail address thomasjv@bc.edu - Jennie Thomas, Assistant Director Or contact Financial aid office: Phone: (617) 552-3100, Toll-Free: (800) 360-2522 or visit online (click on more information)
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Duke University - various scholarships available General, music, theater, arts, athletic Up to full tuition, plus other costs All applicants for admission are considered for available merit scholarships. Specific applications are not available or required. Most merit scholarship programs do not require that the winner demonstrate need; all merit scholarships are based on the student's academic and personal profile. Additional grant assistance will be provided to those students whose need exceeds the value of their merit scholarship. See arts department and athletic departments for their scholarships. November 1  Duke University, telephone (919) 660-3070 or (919) 684-6225 or visit website (click more information).
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George Mason University - several scholarships available General Up to $22,500; renewable If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, please make sure to check the appropriate box on the application form. No additional application is required; however, you may be asked to provide additional information or essays if you are being considered for specific scholarships. The number of scholarships available is limited and the consideration process is highly competitive. In addition to your academic credentials, the selection committee will also consider information included in your "Personal Statement" concerning leadership achievements and service contributions. Also see the Office of Financial Aid webpage for various other scholarship offerings: http://financialaid.gmu.edu// Apply for admission by November 1; various other dates  Office of Admissions, 4400 University Drive, MSN 3A4, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, E-mail: admissions@gmu.edu Phone: 703-993-2400 or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Southern Southern Scholars Showcase General; International Studies, International Trade, International Economics, foreign language, engineering, biology, graphic communications, history, English, Writing and Linguistics, education, health fields, nursing, accounting, economics, others Varies Students must apply online for scholarship. Students who score a minimum of 1300 on the SAT (math + critical reading only) or a 29 on the ACT and have a strong academic record in high school courses are encouraged to apply for an invitation to the Southern Scholars Showcase. Students who are invited to attend this event will interview for valuable academic scholarships. In addition to interviewing for academic scholarship, a select number of finalists for 1906 Scholars and the University Honors Program will be interviewed during the Southern Scholars Showcase. November 1  OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Hampton University - Several Merit Scholarships available General Up to Tuition, Room, Board, and a $500 book stipend; renewable The selection process is extremely competitive and students who submit completed admission application packets by the Early Action deadline are automatically considered for merit awards. (A scholarship application form is not required for consideration of an award.) Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and subject to the availability of funds. Consideration of awards is granted, not guaranteed to students who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Merit-based scholarships are awarded to students with a SAT score of 1100 + (combined Math and Critical Reading score only) or an ACT composite score of 24 + . One new scholarship (Achievement Award) requires the recipient to have a cumulative 3.50 academic grade point average. A minimum SAT or ACT score is not required for this scholarship. An early action admissions application including an essay are required. November 1  Office of Admission, Hampton University, Hampton, VA 23668, 757.727.5000 or visit online (click on more information)
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Intel Science Talent Search (Society for Science and the Public) Science, Engineering and Mathematics From $1,000 up to $100,000 Open to high school seniors in the US and American students attending school abroad. High school seniors from around the country take the challenge of conducting independent science, math or engineering research and completing an entry for the Intel Science Talent Search. Must complete an entry project. Application Entries for the Intel Science Talent Search are submitted via an online entry system only. The only exception is transcripts, which must be mailed. November 14  Intel Science Talent Search, Society for Science and the Public, 1719 N. Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 785-2255
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Kansas State University - Scholarships General, community service, science and math, and leadership, public service Varies If you score well on the PSAT or ACT and are a high achiever in high school, you may be invited to apply or your counselor may nominate you for K-State's most prestigious scholarship awards. Many scholarships with other criteria are also available such as leadership as well as academic merit. Students need to fill out the scholarship application. A variety of scholarships available -- some for all students, some for in-state residents and others for residents of surrounding states. November 1  1-877-817-2287 (toll free) or 785-532-6420, finaid@k-state.edu, Office of Student Financial Assistance Kansas State University, 104 Fairchild Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-1104 or visit online (click on more information)
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Park Scholarship NC State University, merit-based Full-ride Scholarship, leadership, character, service November 1 (though your school may have an earlier deadline)  School counselor if you are seeking school nomination or go to www.ncsu.edu/park-scholarships/ if you are seeking to self-nominate.
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Ron Brown Scholar Program General; African American $10,000, annually for 4 years Open to African American high school seniors. Must be US Citizens or Permanent residents. Applicants must have excelled academically, exemplified exceptional leadership potential, made an impact on their communities through service to others, and demonstrated financial need. Must be used for accredited 4-year college or university in US. November 1 to be eligible for all scholarship programs also, or January 9 for this program only.  Ms. Fran Hardey, Executive Assistant, Ron Brown Scholar Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901, telephone (434) 964-1588, fax (434) 964-1589. Visit online (click on more information).
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The University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship And Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships General $4,500 up to $9,000 for in-state; $7,700 up to $15,700 for out-of-state (plus an out-of-state tuition waiver) Applicants must be current high school seniors with an unweighted high school GPA of 3.75 + (unweighted), minimum 1400 SAT (on critical reading and math only; writing scores required) or 31 ACT, record of strong academic achievement and a history of accomplishment and leadership in co-curricular activities. Only students who have applied for the Foundation Fellowship will be considered for the Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship. All students invited to and who attend the Foundation Fellowship Interview Weekend will be offered Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships as Foundation Fellowship finalists.The scholarship also includes a $3,000 travel-study grant. All applicants must complete the Foundation Fellowship Application as well as the UGA Application for First-Year Admission. Your admissions application and Foundation Fellowship application must both be complete by the deadline. November 1  The Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship Application Management Team, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Terrell Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1633, fframsey@uga.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Kansas - several Scholarships available General; architecture, art and design, business, classics, ecology, evolutionary biology, engineering, environmental studies, geology (geophysics, paleontology, oceanography), journalism, music, dance, ROTC, theatre, film; Hispanic Minimum $500, up to full tuition and fees; some renewable You are eligible to be considered for freshman scholarships if you: Have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale; Have not attended another college or university after graduating from high school; Submit a complete admission application by the deadline date; no separate application and strong showing in strength of curriculum, official transcripts, and standardized test scores, GPA, scholarship essay, employment, demonstrated leadership, school and community service involvement, and special awards and honors. Scholarships available for national merit scholars and high academic achievers, students who enhance the diversity of the student body and children of alumni (this one requires a separate application). Departmental scholarships also available. All KU scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. November 1 (admission application submitted)  KU Visitor Center, 1502 Iowa St., Lawrence, KS 66045-7576, (785) 864-3911, adm@ku.edu Mallory Engler, Texas Regional Representative, (713) 791-2519, mallory@ku.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Maryland - several scholarships available General; art, dance, theater, music Up to full tuition To be considered for most merit scholarships, entering freshmen applying for the Fall semester must submit both Part I and Part II of the application for undergraduate admission by the priority deadline of November 1. The eligibility requirements for each scholarship vary, with the most talented entering freshmen receiving the most prestigious scholarships. Admission decision letters are mailed by late January and merit scholarship award notifications begin in mid-March and continue through early April. Departmental scholarships also available. November 1; other  Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of Maryland, Mitchell Building, College Park, MD 20742 USA, 301.314.8385/1.800.422.5867 um-admit@umd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of St. Thomas General, business, music, drama, creative writing, chemistry, history, prelaw, math, English, Education, Communications, Accounting, biology, Psychology, theology, Philosophy, Archeology $7,000 to $14,000; renewable Academically strong freshman or transfer students may qualify for UST scholarships. These renewable, merit scholarships are based on your standardized test scores and GPA or class rank, if your high school computes class rank. Completing the application for admission and being accepted to the University automatically makes you eligible for certain scholarship consideration. Early applications to the University are encouraged as funding is limited. UST also offers departmental scholarships in academic areas, such as business, music, drama, creative writing and chemistry. Please visit a desired department when inquiring about departmental scholarships. November 1 (recommended)  University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, 713-525-2170 or 800-856-8565, finaid@stthom.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Tennessee (several scholarships available) General $5,000 and up To be considered a priority applicant for all University of Tennessee scholarships, including the Chancellor's 4-year scholarships, all entering freshman must submit both the Entering Freshman Scholarship Application and the UT Admissions Application with all supporting documentation, including an essay, postmarked by no later than November 1 the senior year in high school for top awards. All applications received by no later than December 1 will be reviewed for other university scholarships (general, college & departmental). Scholarships based on excellent academics, test scores, and leadership. November 1 for priority  Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 115 Student Services Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, 865-974-3131, e-mail: finaid@utk.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest General $1,000 up to $46,000 The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories. To enter, students should first draft their essay based on the 2012-2013 theme: "Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?" Students should then record their reading of the draft to a CD. The recording should be no shorter than 3 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes (plus or minus 5 seconds). Entries begin at the Post level. Once the student has created their essay and completed burning the audio version to a CD, they should submit their typed version, CD and the Voice of Democracy entry form to their local participating VFW Post no later than the stated deadline. November 1  Visit national website online (Click here for more information) to find a local participating VFW post near you.
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Miami University (in Oxford, OH) - Harrison Scholarship / MU Honors Program General, ARCHITECTURE, ART, ART EDUCATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, INTERIOR DESIGN, MUSIC, MUSIC EDUCATION, MUSIC PERFORMANCE, OR THEATER At least full tuition and fees; renewable The Harrison Scholarship is the only scholarship at Miami that requires an application in addition to the University Admission Application. Admission into the Honors Program is both competitive and comprehensive. Students typically have outstanding academic records, and are reveiwed for multiple academic and contextual variables including leadership, class rank, critical thinking, extra-curriculars, fiversity, writing ability, commitment to social service, special talents, etc. Honors I / Harrison Scholarship applicants applying for the Nov. 3 deadline, who plan to major in ARCHITECTURE, ART, ART EDUCATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, INTERIOR DESIGN, MUSIC, MUSIC EDUCATION, MUSIC PERFORMANCE, OR THEATRE need either an audition, audition tape or portfolio scheduled or submitted by Dec. 1 November 3  Miami University, Student Financial Assistance, 301 South Campus Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056-3427 (513) 529-8734 (Voice/TDD accessible), email: Scholarships@muohio.edu, Athletic grants: (513) 529-8734, Office of Student Affairs, at 513-529-3435 for Scholar Leaders or visit online (click on more information)
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John Montgomery Belk Scholarship at Davidson College General Comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board) plus two summer stipends Davidson invites high schools from across the country to nominate outstanding students with extraordinary potential to compete for the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship. A candidate's record and recommendations must demonstrate purposeful engagement in the classroom, with student and civic organizations, on the athletic field or in the arts. While academic achievement is paramount, Belk Scholars also exhibit intellectual curiosity and a commitment to both their local and global communities. Guidance counselors, heads of school, or principals may nominate one candidate from each school. Nomination and application forms available on website. Nov. 9 for nominations; Dec. 3 for application  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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John Montgomery Belk Scholarship at Davidson College General Comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board -$52,155 in 2012-13) plus two special study stipends of $3000 apiece Davidson invites high schools from across the country to nominate outstanding students with extraordinary potential to compete for the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship. A candidate's record and recommendations must demonstrate purposeful engagement in the classroom, with student and civic organizations, on the athletic field or in the arts. While academic achievement is paramount, Belk Scholars also exhibit intellectual curiosity and a commitment to both their local and global communities. Guidance counselors, heads of school, or principals may nominate one candidate from each school. Nomination and application forms available on website. Nov. 9 for nominations; Dec. 3 for application  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Appalachian State University - Chancellor's Scholarship General Full institutional costs The Chancellor's Scholarships, administered by the Honors College, are highly competitive awards available only to select incoming freshmen on the basis of high school achievement, learning aptitude, and a commitment to the active and involved learning promoted in the Honors College. This scholarship may be renewed for an additional three years, provided the student maintains a 3.4 grade point average and funding is available. The Chancellor's Scholars average around a 1460 for their SAT Math + Verbal scores and are typically in the top 3% of their high school class. Finalists will be asked for an on-campus interview with the interview committee, which comprises the application review committee plus five Honors students, during Scholars Weekend in February. November 15  ASU Admissions Office, telephone (828) 262-2120 or email admissions@appstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University - Debate Scholarship General; debate Up to full tuition; renewable Named after former United States vice president and Emory alumnus Alben W. Barkley, the Barkley Forum is Emory’s nationally recognized, award-winning debate team. The Barkley Forum, in conjunction with the Emory Office of Admission, awards a merit scholarship to an incoming first-year student each year. To be considered, you must demonstrate academic achievement and debate excellence. Submit your application directly to the Barkley Forum and Emory’s dean of admission. The information required on the application includes your current cumulative GPA, standardized test scores and a record of debate accomplishments. November  Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or the Barkley Forum at 404.727.6189 or wnewnam@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University -- Emory Scholars Program (Emory College of Arts and Sciences) General From 2/3 to full cost of attending Each year, Emory offers scholarships based on academic merit to a select group of incoming first-year students who then join other outstanding Emory students as members of the Emory Scholars Program. Distinguished members of the faculty serve as program directors and advisers, facilitating the scholars access to the academic and cultural opportunities. Students must be NOMINATED by appropriate officials of their high school to be considered for one of these scholarships. In addition to the Common Application and Emory Supplement, you also need Nomination Form, Scholars Essay, and one Teacher Letter of Recommendation. Students nominated for the Emory Scholars Program may also be nominated for the Goizueta Scholars Program. November 15  Talk to your high school guidance counselor about a nomination. Or contact Dr. Daphne Norton Director, Emory Scholars Program, 404-727-6535, dnorton@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University -- Goizueta Scholars Program (Goizueta Business School) Business From 2/3 to full cost of attending Should have have superior academic credentials, a demonstrated interest in business, as evidenced by engagement in related activities, internships, clubs, etc. as well as leadership and community service. Candidates with diverse perspectives and backgrounds are of special interest. Students must be nominated by an appropriate high school official, normally the college counselor. Nomination forms are available online at www.emory.edu/admission in the early fall. Secondary schools may nominate one student for the Goizueta Scholars process..In addition to the Common Application and Emory Supplement, you also need Nomination Form, Scholars Essay, and one Teacher Letter of Recommendation. November 15  Talk to your high school guidance counselor about a nomination. Or contact Dr. Daphne Norton Director, Emory Scholars Program, 404-727-6535, dnorton@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Emory University - various scholarships available General; music, debate Up to full tuition; renewable Selection based on personal qualities, leadership, scholastic excellence. Merit scholarships require nomination from teacher or counselor. Most scholarships available for all eligible students. Two scholarships: Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships and Benjamin E. Mays Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from the Atlanta Public Schools. November  Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia College and State University - several scholarships available General; Chemistry, Liberal Arts and Sciences Up to $6,000; renewable Most scholarships available to entering freshman are offered to students who are selected to participate in the annual Presidential Scholarship Competition. The one-day competition is held on November 30 this year. The selection process is highly competitive. Generally, students should graduate from high school with a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale, and have a combined score 1250 or better on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT or a 28 composite score on the ACT. Students must be enrolled full-time during both fall and spring semesters in order to receive their scholarships. mid-November  Georgia College Financial Aid Office, Campus Box 030, Milledgeville, GA 31061, (478) 445-5149, Fax: (478) 445-0729, scholarships@gcsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Harvey Mudd College - Several merit-based scholarships available General, mathematics, science, engineering, technology Up to full tuition When you apply for admission to HMC as an incoming freshman, you may be considered for our merit-based awards. These awards are designed to recognize outstanding academic achievement and encourage the best and the brightest to join the HMC community. In many instances, you’ll be considered for these awards automatically when you apply for admission. In other cases a separate application is required. In determining who’ll receive our merit-based awards, the Office of Admission looks primarily at academic achievement -- financial need is not considered. Other factors include students who demonstrate ability to contribute to the college community, specific majors in some cases, or under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, students from low income backgrounds, students with disabilities, or those who are the first in their families to attend college. See website for specifics criteria for each scholarship. vary, but starts November 15  Harvey Mudd College, Office of Admission, 301 Platt Boulevard, Claremont, CA 91711 or visit online (click on more information).
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Louisiana State University - several scholarships available General; mass communication, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, band, music, national merit, varies Most of the scholarship programs are competitive and are awarded based on standardized test scores and a six-semester, weighted high-school GPA, calculated based on the core courses required for admission to LSU. Additionally, students are considered for Louisiana resident scholarships or non-Louisiana resident scholarships. Additional scholarships look at leadership and other special situations and can be found by clicking on "Qualification and Awards" on the webpage indicated. The online Admissions Application also serves as the application for entering freshmen scholarships, and must be submitted along with an official high school transcript, standardized test scores, application fee and any other required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Students must be admitted before being considered for scholarships. Some colleges offer departmental scholarships to entering freshmen. Contact the department of intended major for information. November 15; priority date  Louisiana State University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Aid, 1146 Pleasant Hall Baton Rouge, LA 70803, financialaid@lsu.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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Louisiana State University (LSU) - several scholarships available General From $1,000 up to full tuition, plus additional stipends Varies: ranges from GPA of 3.0 +, ACT scores of 26-33, SAT scores of 1170 to 1440. Additionally, students are considered for Louisiana resident scholarships or non-Louisiana resident scholarships based on the residency designation provided by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The LSU Undergraduate Admissions Application also serves as the application for entering freshmen scholarships. The on-line application must be submitted along with an official high school transcript, standardized test scores, application fee and any other required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Students must be admitted before being considered for scholarships. Some colleges offer departmental scholarships to entering freshmen. Special Note to Students applying for the Chancellor’s Alumni Scholarship: The required standardized test score must be received by deadline for consideration. Students are also encouraged to contact the department of their intended major for additional scholarship information. November 15  Undergraduate Admissions, LSU, 1146 Pleasant Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, Phone: 225-578-1175, Fax: 225-578-4433, admissions@lsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Santa Clara University - several scholarships available General, Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Theater Dance, Music, Communications, Science, Technology, Computer Engineering and Mathematics Varies You can be considered for a University-based scholarship by applying for aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE forms as well as your Undergraduate Admission application. Merit-based Scholarships are selected during the admissions process and there is no separate application. There are several scholarships, each with specific criteria. In general, recipients will have demonstrated high academic achievement in general or specific subjects, and exemplify the best traditions of Santa Clara University in terms of leadership, integrity and community service. November 15 (early action) or February 1  Santa Clara University, Financial Aid Office, 500 El Camino Real, Varsi Hall, Second Floor, Santa Clara, CA 95053, E-mail: financialaid@scu.edu, Phone:(408) 554-4505, Fax:(408) 554-2154 or visit online (click on more information).
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Marine Corps General; military obligation follows college graduation Varies; Marine Corps scholarships cover tuition, academic fees and most books. Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Preferred is to start application process in spring of Junior year. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of Senior year, preferably in June of Junior year. Must apply before November of senior year. November  Marine Corps telephone (800) MARINES or visit online (click more information).
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College Financial Aid Advice - Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,000 You may apply online for this scholarship, but can submit only one entry per category. To apply, follow these simple steps: Step 1 - Select a Category for your 300+ word essay from the following choices: FAFSA Hints, Scholarships and Grants for College, Paying off Student Loans, or Other College Financial Aid Advice. You apply online by submitting a 300+ word essay. No GPA, test scores or community service required. Both students and parents are eligible to enter. Former college students with existing student loans may apply, in addition to current college students and high school seniors planning to attend college following high school. Your essay should share your experiences about paying for college, and provide helpful information for other college students and parents looking for college financial aid advice. November 30  Visit online (click for more information)
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UC- Davis- several scholarships available General; varies Varies You only need to complete one application to apply to UC Davis and other UC campuses. The admissions application is also your opportunity to apply for scholarships. Be sure to read all instructions pertaining to scholarships when completing the application, paying particular attention to the restricted scholarship eligibility codes. If you wish to be considered for need-based scholarships, you must apply for financial aid by March. Be aware that some scholarships have special requirements and may require additional materials for consideration. Scholarship criteria may also include participation in extracurricular activities; specific college or major; career interests; geographic origin; high school or community college attended; parentage; perseverance; and many other personal characteristics. The majority of UC Davis’ scholarships are not renewable; therefore, students must reapply to be considered for scholarships on an annual basis. Refer to the scholarship section of the application instructions for further guidance. You must submit your UC application between November 1 and November 30 to be considered for scholarships. Most students are notified of scholarship awards beginning in early May through the end of July. November  University of California, Davis | One Shields Avenue | Davis, CA 95616-8507 | T: (530) 752-2971 | F: (530) 752-1280 or visit online (click on more information)
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UC San Diego-several scholarships available General, other Varies You may qualify for 2 types of scholarships: merit scholarships and restricted scholarships. Freshman merit scholarships are based solely on academic achievement as reflected in your UC admissions application and include: Regents Scholarship and Ellen and Roger Revelle Scholarship. Freshman restricted scholarships: Restricted scholarships are awarded on academic merit plus additional criteria such as demonstrated financial need, field of interest, or leadership. If selected, you may need to provide supporting documentation to verify how you meet the restricted criteria. All personal and medical information remains confidential. See website for list of available scholarships. FAFSA needs to be filed by March 1. November 30  Scholarship Office, (858) 534-1067 email: scholarships@ucsd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Boston University - various scholarships available Varies, merit-based, science, community services, acting, leadership, art, engineering, education, Greek, Latin, Hispanic background, athletics Up to full tuition Varies. If you're a high achiever, Boston University wants to help you accomplish everything you possibly can. One of the ways we do so is through a wide variety of scholarships that cover some or all of your BU tuition and other fees. Whether you excel at science or community service, are an outstanding artist or athlete or demonstrate leadership qualities or acting talent, you may be eligible for one of our scholarship programs. Some require you to be nominated by high school counselor, and others need you to complete an application. December 1  Boston University, 881 Commonwealth Ave., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, telephone (617) 353-2965 or email finaid@bu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Mars Hill College - various scholarships available General; Athletic and music, dance, or theatre, community service Up to full tuition; some renewable Varies; Scholarship and Grant program selection be based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores. You may determine your eligibility and the amount of your award by contacting the Admissions Office with your SAT/ACT scores and GPA. Other endowed scholarships are awarded through our Scholar Day and an interview process. Students are invited to participate by filling out an application, writing an essay, and providing reference forms from counselors and teachers. The interviewing committees determine these scholarships. Other financial aid may be available based on completion of the FAFSA. For athletic and performance scholarships, contact department. Also offers the Bonner Scholars program which provides 4-year scholarships to students with financial need and commitment to service. November  Contact Donna Griffith, Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC, telephone (828) 689-1103 or (866) 642-4968 or email: dgriffith@mhc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Air Force ROTC Engineering (various), Architecture, Chemistry, Computers, Math, Meteorology, Physics, Operations Research); various scholarships available with military obligation Up to full scholarships, plus books and expenses Must be US citizen, 17 to 31 years of age, high school graduate, prior to activating scholarship. Varies by scholarship; must be in top 40% of the class, SAT 1100 or ACT 24, GPA 3.0. Must complete a physical fitness assessment and an interview, need counselor certificate, personal statement, and resume. December 1  Air Force ROTC representative or apply online (click on more information)
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Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarships General, leadership $13,00 to $6,500; some renewable High school seniors must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for Arkansas Alumni Association scholarships: Cumulative high school grade point average of 3.60, Composite ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1090 (verbal+math); superscores are accepted, Successful admission to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Completed application provides consideration for a variety of scholarships, based on one or more of the following: academic merit, leadership, involvement, financial need. Application available online and must include: main application and 4 accompanying forms (leadership, honors, volunteerism and work experience), 2 page essay, references using form provided, official copy of 7th semester transcript. New applications available October 15. Students submitting complete applications by the priority deadline will receive consideration for all Alumni Scholarships; later applicants will have some consideration if funds available. priority Dec. 1  Arkansas Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1070, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72702, contact Robin January at 479-575-6391 or scholarships@arkansasalumni.org or visit online (click on more information)
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AXA Achievement Scholarships General $10,000, $25,000 Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens, who plan to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the US. Must show ambition and drive; determination to set and achieve goals. Must demonstrate respect for self, family and community and have the ability to succeed in college. Winners are ethnically and economically diverse. One winner for each state; then 10 national winners. Apply early; competition will close early if 10,000 applications have been received. December 1; apply EARLY-capped at 10,000 applicants  AXA Achievement Scholarship, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, Saint Peter MN 56082, telephone (800) 537-4180. or email axaachievement@scholarshipamerica.org Or visit website (click more information) for information and application.
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Boston University - Trustee Scholarship Competition General four year, full tuition to BU Typically in the top ten percent of their class and are leaders in their schools and communities. December 1  admissions@bu.edu or 617-353-2300
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Clemson University - various scholarships available General Varies; up to full tuition; some renewable Varies. Must apply for admissions by December 1, and Admissions process completed by December 31 for academic recruiting and diversity awards. (Need-Based scholarships require the FAFSA submitted by March 1.) Scholarships are divided into four basic categories: Restricted, Academic Recruiting, Diversity and Special Programs and have varying criteria. Students may check with their departments and colleges about the availability of scholarships not directly administered by the University. December 1  Clemson University Financial Aid Office, G01 Sikes Hall, Box 345123, Clemson, SC 29634-5123, telephone (864)656-2280 or email finaid@clemson.edu or visit online (click more information).
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COCA-COLA ALL-STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACADEMIC TEAM PROGRAM General $1,000 to $2,000 Nominations: Applications will not be mailed to students. Students enrolled in a community college who interested in being nominated will need to contact the designated nominator at his or her school. Those attending community colleges outside of the U.S. must be members of Phi Theta Kappa). Both students attending in the U.S. and internationally should submit the All-USA/All-State Academic Teams nomination form and materials. Students must have a cumulative college-level GPA of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale for all coursework completed in the last five years, regardless of institution attended. Students must be on track to earn an Associate or a Bachelor degree (or the equivalent of a U.S. Associate or Bachelor degree). Students need to have a minimum of 36 semester (or 48 quarter) college-level credits completed at or transferred to a community college by December 31 of this year and 48 semester (or 72 quarter), college-level credits by August 31of this year. Students must have a minimum of 30 semester (or 45 quarter), college-level credit hours completed at a community college in the past five years. Students must not have been nominated previously for the All-USA Community College Academic Team, must have a community college record free of suspension, probation or other serious disciplinary action, and a clean legal record. Applications available on website October 1. December 1  Coca-Cola Two-year Colleges Scholarship Program, PO Box 1615, Atlanta, GA 30301-1615, telephone (800) 306-2653 or visit online (click on more information)
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Mississippi State University -- Acdemic scholarships available General Varies Mississippi State University has a variety of academic scholarships including scholarships for National Merit and National Achievement, Valedictorians, Salutatorians, and overall academic excellence. In addition to earned outstanding honors and awards, these scholarships require a competitive ACT/SAT score, an above average high school GPA, and excellent leadership and service activities. Admission to the university and an online resume are required for scholarship consideration. Scholarship amounts are competitive and include awards ranging from the cost of books and housing to full resident and non-resident tuition. Note: Only National Test Date ACT/SAT scores will be considered in determining scholarship awards. The December ACT/SAT is the last ACT/SAT to be considered for scholarship purposes. The written portion of the ACT/SAT is not considered for admission or scholarship awarding purposes. December 1  Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Mississippi State University -- Competitive Scholarships General; forestry, engineering, biology, accounting, leadership, $3,000 up to $10,000/year for 4 years MSU offers competitive scholarships to entering freshmen based on a scholarship grade-point average (overall GPA submitted on the official high school transcript or core GPA calculated by MSU on a 4.0 scale), official ACT/SAT scores submitted directly to MSU, and submission of the online resume. The written portion of the SAT is not considered for the awarding of scholarships. Admission to the university and an online resume are required for scholarship consideration. Recipients must enroll as a full-time student the semester in which the award is received. Recipients also must remain in good standing. Other scholarships also available - explore the website. December 1  Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P.O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, MS 39762-6334, 1-662-325-2224, admit@msstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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NC A&T State University - various scholarships available General; agriculture, environmental sciences, arts and sciences, business, economics, education, engineering, technology, nursing Up to full tuition Varies; Selections are based on academic merit and financial need. Must have GPA of at least 3.0 and SAT at least 1000. There is no application process for new students, freshman, or Transfer students to apply for university scholarships. However new students only need to complete the admission process and be granted admission to the university. The Admissions Office will initiate the scholarship process by referring the names of all new students that have been admitted and who also meet the scholarship requirements to their respective Deans Office and the University Scholarship Office for further scholarship consideration. All interested students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Many departments offer scholarships as well. See website for departmental contact information. December 1 for some  NC A&T, Attention: Scholarship Office, 1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411 , telephone 1-800-443-0835 or email scholars@ncat.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA) - Middle School Enrichment Scholarship General; middle school; needs-based $1,000 for summer enrich-ment program; 6 available Open to middle school students in North Carolina who are at least 13 years old and are currently receiving free or reduced lunches. This is a program to encourage these students to begin considering a college education after high school by attending a summer enrichment program at a North Carolina college or university. Examples are Duke Youth's Writers Camp, UNC-Charlotte General Hugh Shelton Leadership Camp, UNC-Greensboro Arts & Science Camp, etc. December 1  Amy Denton, Committee Chair, College Foundation of North Carolina, 252-402-6157, adenton@cfi.org or visit online (click more information).
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Sewanee: The University of the South General $5,000 or more; renewable In order to be considered for a merit-based scholarship, you must submit an application form and all other application materials by the early-action deadline (postmark date). If you are selected as a finalist for our scholarships, you will be required to submit an additional essay. Need-based financial aid also available. December 1  Office of Admission, Sewanee: The University of the South, 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383-1000, Toll-free: 800.522.2234, Fax: 931.598.3248, finaid@sewanee.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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The Frost School of Music and the University of Miami Music Scholarships General; athletic, music $8,000 up to full tuition ($34,000); renewable The Frost School of Music and the University of Miami are proud to offer a full range of financial assistance packages rewarding both musically and academically talented students. For priority consideration, freshman and transfer applicants must apply to the University of Miami and submit the Frost School of Music supplemental application by December 1st and successfully complete the audition before March 1. There is no separate scholarship application. Musical ability and academic performance are considered in determining scholarship eligibility and awards. In some cases, financial need may also be considered in making such determinations. All music scholarships are applied only to tuition. To be considered for scholarships and/or financial aid, you must submit the FAFSA by February 1 and complete your music audition. December 1  Enrollment Scholarships, P.O. Box 248085, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4615, Telephone: 305-284-4323 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Alabama - several scholarships available General Varies Academic scholarships are merit-based, requiring that students earn certain grade point averages and/or scores on the PSAT, SAT, or ACT to qualify. In order to be considered for any scholarships you are eligible for as an incoming freshman, a completed scholarship application must be submitted online (this includes the résumé portion of the scholarship application). Entering freshmen, transfer students, and current University undergraduate students who apply using the scholarship application will be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible (with exceptions such as ROTC). Please note that the national October ACT and national November SAT results are the last college entrance examination results accepted for students who wish to be considered for scholarships. Several scholarships for non-residents available. See "types of scholarships' on website. December 1  The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Local: (205) 348-8201, Toll Free: 1 (800) 933-BAMA (2262) or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Alabama Merit Scholarships General, Merit Varies Academic scholarships are merit-based, requiring that students earn certain grade point averages and/or scores on the PSAT, SAT, or ACT to qualify. In order to be considered for any scholarships you are eligible for as an incoming freshman, a completed scholarship application must be submitted online (this includes the résumé portion of the scholarship application). Entering freshmen, transfer students, and current University undergraduate students who apply using the scholarship application will be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible (with exceptions such as ROTC). Please note that the national October ACT and national November SAT results are the last college entrance examination results accepted for students who wish to be considered for scholarships. Several scholarships for non-residents available. See "types of scholarships' on website. December 1  The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Local: (205) 348-8201, Toll Free: 1 (800) 933-BAMA (2262) or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Dallas - Special Awards art, chemistry, classics, art, drama, French, German, math, physics, Spanish $1,000 to $5,000 Specific departmental awards available with Special Award Program Application (online) Additional requirements vary but can include portfolios, campus visit and interview, translation tests, auditions, etc. December 1  University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736, Office of Undergraduate Admission & Financial Aid, 1.800.628.6999, or the specific department, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of New Mexico- Regents’ Scholarship General $15,296 per year; renewable For Valedictorian or student with 31 ACT (1380 SAT) or 3.9 GPA. To maintain the scholarship, Freshmen Regents’ Scholars must complete 15 new credit hours with a 3.3 GPA each semester (fall and spring semesters) and live in the Scholars Wing in Hokona Hall. Available to residents and non-residents Scholarships are traditionally known as merit based, and a competitive process usually accompanies the activities surrounding selection and monitoring of the various programs. You must apply for admissions to UNM to be considered for any merit scholarship. The Office of Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid administer the majority of Scholarships at the University of New Mexico. Scholarship awards and selection processes are subject to change. Merit scholarships are based on any number of criteria including items such as academic performance and leadership potential. Please note that these programs are very competitive and the criteria listed for these scholarships represent the minimum requirements to be considered. ACT/SAT scores must be received by the scholarship(s) deadline. Application available on the website. December 1  The University of New Mexico, Scholarship Office, MSC11 6320, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 Phone: 505-277-8900 or 1-800-CALLUNM, Fax: 505-277-6326 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Richmond -Richmond Scholars Award General Full tuition to full tution, room and board; renewable All first-year admission applicants who apply to the University of Richmond by Dec. 1 are considered for the Richmond Scholars program. These students compete for 45 Richmond Scholar awards. The selection committee considers each student individually, evaluating their application in a highly personalized and holistic manner, looking at accomplishments, leadership, worldview, enthusiasm for learning and growing…. The writing sample is particularly critical because it communicates some of the special contributions a student might make to the University. While grades and test scores are important, the committee is aware that they don't represent the whole student and, as a result, they are not used to automatically include or exclude an applicant from consideration. To qualify for consideration by the Richmond Scholars Program, first-year applicants must: 1.Submit a complete admission application by Dec. 1 (postmark) and 2.Complete all standardized testing by Nov. 30. December 1 (admission application)  Office of Admission, 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173, (804) 289-8640; (800) 700-1662; Fax: (804) 287-6003, admissions@richmond.edu or scholarsoffice@richmond.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Southern California - Jewish Leadership Scholarship General; Jewish student $1,000 to $500 for one year or $12,500 for each of 4 years For entering freshmen only. Competitive candidates will be at the top of our applicant pool with respect to GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Emphasis is placed on leadership within and outside the Jewish community. Recipients are expected to become involved with the USC Jewish community and to volunteer for prospective Jewish student recruitment activities. Submit a completed Undergraduate Application and Jewish Leadership Application by the deadline.Includes recommendation Applications are available for download at www.usc.edu/financialaid (click on Grants & Scholarships). December 1  USC Office of Admission, Jewish Leadership Scholarship, Attn: Samantha Schreiber, 700 Childs Way Los Angeles, CA 90089-0911, (213) 740-8819, smschrei@usc.edu or contact USC College at (213) 740-5930 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Southern California-various scholarships available General, some based on merit, ethnic background or other criteria Up to full tuition USC administers several prestigious scholarship programs, ranging up to full tuition. They are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership, service, talent and other criteria. December 1 for merit; varies for others  USC Financial Aid Office, University of Southern California, 700 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0914, (213) 740-1111, 9 a.m-5 p.m. (M-F) or visit online (click on more information).
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University of Texas at Austin - Christopher Benton Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal Arts Liberal Arts, Government Full tuition, room, board, books, renewable This is awarded to one incoming Liberal Arts freshman every four years. Financial need is required. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a degree in the College of Liberal Arts with a preference given to Government majors. Complete the ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin; completing all Financial Information, Essay Topics A and B, and select "C.B. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal Arts" on Page 5 of the Scholarship Section. Submit three letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from someone other than a school faculty or staff member. All applicants must demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the FAFSA. For general scholarship information, contact the Liberal Arts Scholarships and International Programs Office in Gebauer 2.308 or call 475-7586. December 1  The University of Texas at Austin, Liberal Arts Scholarships and International Programs Office in Gebauer 2.308 or call 475-7586. Or Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - President's Achievement Scholarship (PAS) General; financial need $1,000 to $5,000; renewable Students awarded a PAS have overcome significant adversity and performed at a high academic level.their high school class admission to the public Texas university of their choice. The PAS program works to enhance socioeconomic and ethnic diversity at UT-Austin. To that end, PAS makes it financially possible for disadvantaged students to enroll at UT-Austin. All admitted students are automatically considered. To be considered, submit your completed ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin by the deadline of your Senior year in high school, take entrance exams early, and demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the FAFSA. December 1  The University of Texas at Austin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas at Austin - various scholarships available Varies $500 to $10,000; some renewable Most university-wide scholarships, including departmental scholarships, are awarded using the ApplyTexas Application. Scholarship committees consider various factors such as scholastic achievement, community involvement, leadership abilities, standardized test scores, and financial need when making award decisions. Complete an ApplyTexas application for admission and select UT Austin as your target university. The application is available beginning August. Submit the admission, scholarship, and essay sections of the application by the scholarship deadline. Some scholarships require special essays or letters of recommendation. To determine if a scholarship requires supplemental documentation, click on the scholarship name on Page 5 of the Scholarship section of your application. To complete the application for such scholarships, you must submit the documentation to the Office of Student Financial Services by the deadline. Some colleges and departments administer their own scholarship programs through a separate application process. Check with the college or school to which you are applying to determine their scholarship application process for incoming freshmen. December 1  The University of Texas at Austin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX78713-8058, 512-475-7387 | 512-475-7478 fax, askadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Virginia Commonwealth University - several levels of scholarship available General, athletic, Nursing; Leadership, community service, artistic talent From $500 up to in-state tuition, fees, room, board, books; renewable Selection of scholars is made on the basis of merit in the areas of academic achievement (GPA of 3.30+), artistic talent (when applicable), leadership and community service. We also encourage all applicants seeking scholarship consideration to submit a FAFSA. Scholarship applicants should write a one- to two-page essay on a predetermined topic (see website). Submit the essay along with the Application for Undergraduate Admission to be considered for a scholarship; VCU requires no other scholarship application. In addition to these scholarships, individual schools and departments at VCU offer scholarships to incoming freshmen. Contact the VCU school to which you are applying or into which you have been admitted for more specific scholarship application information. Scholarship aid is available for each of VCU’s intercollegiate athletic teams. If you’re interested in obtaining information about athletic scholarships, you should write to the athletic department or have your current coach contact VCU on your behalf. December 1  Virginia Commonwealth University, Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 821 W. Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2526, Phone: (804) 828-1222 or (800) 841-3638, Fax: (804) 828-1899, E-mail: ugrad@vcu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Wake Forest University - Merit-based scholarships available General; art, dance, debate, music, and theatre Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scores and recognize extraordinary achievement, leadership, and talent. Most scholarships (including the Reynolds, Carswell, and Gordon scholarships) do not require a separate merit-based scholarship application. Instead, students need only submit a complete application for undergraduate admissions by December 1. Though criteria differ slightly, the programs all recognize extraordinary achievement, leadership, and talent. Some merit-based scholarships consider demonstrated financial need as a determining factor. All applicants are encouraged to apply for need-based aid by completing the CSS/PROFILE and FAFSA forms to demonstrate financial need (file these by February 15). Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement in the arts also available and requires separate application process also due December 1. December 1  Office of Financial Aid, Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, telephone (336) 758-4209 or email scholarships@wfu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Wake Forest University - Presidential Scholarships for Distinguished Achievement Art, dance, debate, music, and theatre $16,000; renewable Renewable scholarships are awarded annually to students admitted to Wake Forest who possess exceptional talents in art, dance, debate, music, and theatre. Though Presidential Scholars need not plan to pursue a major in the area of their talent, they are expected to participate actively in that activity on campus. Interested students must be prepared to present evidence of outstanding talent and are asked by the Presidential Scholarship Committee for documentation of that talent (such as art portfolios, debate records, taped performances, etc.) and recommendations. A separate Presidential Scholarship Application is required. December 1  The Presidential Scholarship Committee, Office of Merit-Based Scholarships, Wake Forest University P.O. Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305, scholarships@wfu.edu, (336) 758-4209, Fax: (336) 758-3613 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wake Forest University - Special Talent Scholarships Community service, entrepreneurship, leadership, and writing $16,000; renewable Wake Forest will continue to award scholarships outside the Presidential Scholarship program to students with special talents in community service, entrepreneurship, leadership, and writing for publication, though no form beyond the Admission application is required for consideration in these areas. Some of these scholarships include the following awards: The Hunter Family Scholarship for Community Service and the Louis Patton Hearn Scholarship for Human Service may be awarded to students with strong commitments to community service. The Russell Brantley Scholarship for Writing will be awarded to a student with exceptional talent in writing. The Bland Scholarship for Entrepreneurship will be awarded to a student with an exceptional talent in entrepreneurship. December 1  The Presidential Scholarship Committee, Office of Merit-Based Scholarships, Wake Forest University P.O. Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7305, scholarships@wfu.edu, (336) 758-4209, Fax: (336) 758-3613 or visit online (click on more information).
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Comcast Foundation - Leaders and Achievers Scholarship General $1,000; not renewable Every year, Comcast and the Comcast Foundation ask High School Principals and Guidance Counselors to collaborate in identifying the best and the brightest high school seniors in their communities. All nominations for the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must be made exclusively by the Principal or Guidance Counselor. Principals and home-school instructors may e-mail comcast@applyists.com to verify school eligibility status and to request program materials. A student nominated by a Principal or Guidance Counselor must: be a full-time high school senior, demonstrate a strong commitment to community service and display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience, and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. December 7  See your school guidance counselor to be nominated. Counselors should email: e-mail comcast@applyists.com to see if the school is eligible. Visit online (click on more information).
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Sodexo Foundation - Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships General; community, volunteer $5,000 pus $5,000 donated to hunger-related charity All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members. Applicants and Recommenders must supply a valid e-mail address. Application form must be complete, and all information requested must be supplied. All Community Service Recommendations are required and must be submitted by December 10. Application process begins Oct 5. December 5  ISTS at info@applyists.com or by phone at 615 320 3149. (When emailing or calling, please indicate that you are inquiring about the Sodexo Foundation Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships) or visit online (click on more information)
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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship General $1,000 per year to $15,000 per year The Elks National Foundation will award up to 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants each year. Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Applicants must be citizens of the US on the date their applications are signed; resident alien status does not qualify. Male and female students compete separately. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student contest are available online, at your local Elks Lodge. Other scholarships for relatives of Elks members also available. December 7  national headquarters: 2750 N. Lakeview Ave. Chicago, IL 60614-2256 Phone 773/755.4728 Fax 773/755.4729 Email enf@elks.org or visit online (click on more information).
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North Carolina JCI Senate Scholarship and Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship General $500 to $1,000 Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Submit application and reference letters. Scholarships granted on local or state level. The NC JCI Senate will once again be offering the Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship. The NC JCI Senate will award at least (2) scholarships to deserving N. C. students. In addition, the NC JCI Senate will submit (2) entries to the US JCI Senate to be eligible for multiple scholarships offered nationally. (Note: NC winners and NC representatives to national may or may not be the same recipients. Due to technical difficulties, NC scholarship information is NOT on the website; please email contact below for a copy of the application. December 10 f  Marylou Harris, North Carolina JCI Senate, 3300 Pleasant Plains Rd. Apex, NC 27502, mlharris45860@bellsouth.net or 919-387-0611 or visit online (Click on more information)
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King College - various scholarships available General; athletic and performing arts, females, Christians Up to $12,000 Varies - Scholarships awarded based on demonstrated talent in academics, athletics, performing arts, and/or extracurricular activities, as well as such factors as residency, Christian commitment, and financial need. You can obtain scholarships from many sources, including businesses, national organizations, and King College. (Additional merit scholarships may be available upon review of your application materials). Apply early in your senior year to gain full access to scholarship opportunities when resources are most plentiful. Some based on academic merit, others for athletics, performing arts, essay contest or membership in Presbyterian church, resident of Southeastern states, females, Christians. See website for more information. Fall  King College, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN 37620-2699, telephone (800) 362-0014 or by email at admissions@king.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com Therapy Professionals Scholarship General, physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology $1,000 B.Scholarship shall be awarded to one (1) recipient. Applicants must be any person 17 years of age or older who demonstrates interest in physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology professions and is interested in attending a related program, undergraduate, graduate, or accredited training program at an accredited institution of learning within the United States. .Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on the previous year's academic performance. December 15  MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com, scholarship@MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Texas Christian University - several academic and other scholarships available General, entrepreneur, Education, Spanish, nursing, humanities, ballet, dance, Jewish, community service Vary; some renewable TCU rewards exceptional students with merit-based scholarships and provides need-based financial assistance to qualified families. Academic scholarships are based upon the applicant's academic performance, not the family's income. These awards are competitive and are based on a number of objective and subjective criteria such as class rank, strength of curriculum, counselor and teacher recommendations, standardized test scores, essay, and co-curricular activities. The Application for Undergraduate Admission also serves as the Application for Academic Scholarships. Other scholarships available for ethnic and religious minority groups, students who have managed a business, community service, nursing and other special areas. Athletic, band, choral, fine arts and orchestra talent-based awards are available through individual departments. December 15  Texas Christian University 2800 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76129 | 817.257.7858 | financialaid@tcu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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The National Conference of CPA Practitioners, Inc (NCCPAP) and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Scholarship for Accounting Students Accounting $1,000 Competitive merit-based awards for outstanding graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to pursue a career as a certified public accountant. Student Eligibility Requirements: Be a graduating U.S. high school senior; Have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale; Will attend a two or four year U.S. college next year; Be enrolled as a full-time student. Instructions: Complete all sections of the application form attached. All responses may be typed or neatly printed, except signatures. The essay must be typed. Your school guidance counselor must verify and sign section B. You must submit the most recent official copy of your high school transcript. (Please block out all Social Security Numbers). Before mailing your application package to us, make sure that you have included all documents. Your guidance counselor should mail the application, essay and transcript package. December 15  National Conference of CPA Practitioners, 22 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 110., Mineola, NY 11501, Attention: Scholarship Committee, 888-488-5400 or email sexecdir@nccpap.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Tulane University - Deans Honors Scholarship or Paul Tulane Award General, architecture Full tuition; renewable Special application procedures must be followed for those wishing to be considered for the Deans' Honor Scholarship. The Dean's Honor Scholarship is a full tuition award renewable for 4 years, (or 5 years for Architecture students). Typical winners have outstanding high school performance and standardized test scores. Application for admission and supporting materials due November 15; students must apply Early Action or Single Choice Early Action. Architecture applicants must also submit a portfolio for the Dean's Honor Scholarship. The Dean's Honor Scholarship requires that an additional creative project be completed and is reviewed by the deans of the five undergraduate schools. The Paul Tulane Award requires additional writing components and is reviewed by the dean of admission December 15  Tulane University Office of Undergraduate Admission, 210 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, (800) 873-9283, undergrad.admission@tulane.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Georgia - several scholarships available General, music, various $1,000 up to $14,500 (out of state) or $9,000 in-state UGA awards merit-based scholarships to entering first-year students based on academic merit, superior test scores, evidence of leadership, and outstanding accomplishments outside of the classroom. Approximately 5% of the entering first-year class is awarded a merit scholarship. These scholarships can be in addition to the HOPE scholarship. Admissions application must be in by Dec.15 to be considered for merit scholarships, some awards have application deadlines of Nov. 15. Additional scholarships available based on leadership, diversity, ethnic group, etc. Admission application due Dec 15 for most merit scholarships  The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 | UGA Directory Assistance 706/542-3000 E-mail: undergrad@admissions.uga.edu Financial aid, Office of Student Financial Aid E-mail: osfa@uga.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - Young Entrepreneur Awards General; entrepreneurship $1,000-$10,000 Open to graduating high school seniors preparing to enter a 2-year or 4-year accredited (not for profit) college, university or vocational/technical institute. Must demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award. Will be available on website October 1. December 17  Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc. (615) 320-3149 or contact the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation at yef@nfib.org. or visit website (click more information).
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UNC-Greensboro- Scholars Program General; Nursing, Education, Chemistry, Religious Studies, Business & Economics, and Human Environmental Science. $,2500 to full ride; renewable The UNCG Scholars Program recognizes and encourages exceptional academic ability and talent. The winners are among the most outstanding students at UNCG and their achievements enrich and enhance the University. Admitted students who are eligible for these scholarships will be invited by Undergraduate Admissions to apply. Only current high school seniors who are invited by Undergraduate Admissions are eligible to apply by completing the UNCG Scholars Program application by the deadline. UNCG Scholars are chosen primarily on the basis of superior scholastic and personal achievement and potential. Successful candidates generally present a minimum SAT score of 1200 (critical reading and math) or an ACT score of 27, and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5. The Dean’s Scholars Program, a component of the UNCG Scholars Program, offers incoming first-year students four-year renewable scholarships in specific majors. December 19  Financial Aid Office, 723 Kenilworth Street, Greensboro, NC, 27402, telephone (336) 334-5702 or email finaid@uncg.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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High Point University - Presidential Scholarship Program General; athletics $2,000 to $28,000; renewable Open to graduating high school seniors who demonstrated outstanding achievement, good citizenship, strong leadership and exceptional scholarship during their high school careers. Application required - available September 1. Athletic scholarships are also available; all athletic awards are made in compliance with NCAA regulations. All residents of North Carolina who attend High Point as a full-time student are eligible for the North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant. Scholarships also available for members of the United Methodist Church. December 20  High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262-3598, telephone (800)345-6993 or e-mail admiss@highpoint.edu or visit online (click on more information) or contact Athletic Director at 1-800-345-6993.
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Ronald McDonald House Charities - Asia Scholarship Program General Unavailable Currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage and who are eligible to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school with a complete course of study. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age, have a minimum 2.7 GPA and reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the RMHC/ASIA Scholarship program. Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application. Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program. Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program. Please refer to www.rmhc.org to confirm which scholarship programs are offered in your county. Applications available in October each year. December 20  RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., P.O. Box 22376, Nashville, TN 37202 or visit online (click on more information)
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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program - various scholarships available; Asian, African American, Hispanic, or Scholars General $1,000, up to $25,000 a year Open to graduating high school seniors who reside in a participating area. Selections are based on academic performance, financial need, and community involvement, and ethnic background for some scholarships. Applications are necessary and will be available on the website in November. Applicants must reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the Scholarship program. Please refer to www.rmhc.org to confirm which scholarship programs are offered in your county. Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application. Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program. Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program. Application period opens October. December 20  RMHC Scholarship Program, Scholarship Program Administrators, PO Box 22376, Nashville TN 37202 or visit online (click on more information)
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High School Innovator of the Year Inventors, innovators $5,000 Students who invented something noteworthy or improved a process that affects fellow students, city, or town during their high school careers December 31  School Counselor or www.cappex.com
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Imagine America Scholarship Program General; financial need, community service $1,000 Open to graduating high school students who are likely to successfully complete postsecondary education. Must have GPA of at least 2.5, financial need, voluntary community service. Must choose from a list of career colleges and programs of study in order to apply. Start applying on January 1. High schools must be enrolled in Imagine America; School Counselors can enroll their high schools by calling (202) 336-6724 or email scholarships@career.org December 31  Imagine America Foundation, 10 G Street NE, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20002, telephone (202) 336-6724 or visit online (click on more information).
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Lead With Your Heart Scholarship Service $5,000 School and/or community service December 31  School Counselor or www.cappex.com
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National Eagle Scout Association Scholarship General $1,000 to $50,000; renewable There are two types of nationally awarded Eagle Scout scholarships. One type is academic scholarships, which include a varying number by the National Eagle Scout Association, and a varying number of Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke Scholarships and others. Scholarship committees are formed each year in each of the four BSA regions (Northeast, Southern, Central, and Western) to recommend recipients of these scholarships, with the final determination made by the national NESA Scholarship Committee. The other type of national Eagle Scout scholarship is the Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarship. NESA academic scholarship applicants must be Eagle Scouts graduating high school and entering college in the year for which they apply for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded only to those who graduate from high school in the calendar year in which scholarships are presented. Applications for the NESA scholarships will be posted October 1 each year. Religious, civic and institution-specific scholarships for Eagle Scouts also available. December 31  National Eagle Scout Association (NESA), Boy Scouts of America, 1325 West Walnut Hill Lane, P.O. Box 152079, Irving, Texas 75015-2079, 972-580-2183 or 972-580-2431, Fax: 972-580-7870, E-mail: nesa@scouting.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Allegra Ford Scholarship General; community college, a vocational or technical training program $2,500 one time award Open to US citizens, the Allegra Ford Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD in the fall : articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy; is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals; participates in school and community activities; has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals; plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD. Must demonstrate financial need. Application, personal statement and other documentation required. Application available on the website. December 31  Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford Scholarship General $2,500/year over four years Open to US citizens, graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program. The ideal Anne Ford Scholar is a student who: articulates his or her LD and clearly demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy; is committed to completing a four-year college degree and has begun to set realistic career goals; participates in school and community activities; has demonstrated academic achievements consistent with college and career goals; plans to contribute to society in ways that increase opportunities for individuals with LD; excels as a role model and spokesperson for others who struggle with LD. Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale (or equivalent) and demonstrate financial need. Application, personal statement and other documentation required. Application available on the website. December 31  Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Duke Energy Scholars General $1,000, One-time; and $5,000, renewable Open to the children of Duke Energy employees and retirees planning to attend technical school, community college, or a college/university program. Scholarships are merit-based with consideration given to academics, personal references, community service, and demonstrated financial need. Website listed provides basic information. For application procedures, access the employee website: portal.Duke-energy.com Fall  Duke Energy headquarters, telephone (704) 594-6200 or email contactus@duke-energy.com or dukeenergy@scholarshipamerica.org. Visit online (click on more information) or access the employee website: portal.Duke-energy.com
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest General Up to $2,000 Must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior who is a US citizen or legal alien. Must enter contest through a local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Must submit an essay dealing with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the US constitution. Essay will be judged for historical accuracy, clarity of thought, organization and proven topic, grammar and spelling, and documentation. Contests start at local or state level, and progress through national level. Check website for local and state information December. Check website for local and state information.  National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at The University of Texas at Dallas General Full tuition & fees, plus costs for books, living, travel, cultural activities The Program blends classroom and independent study, leadership, service, cultural, travel, and pre-professional experiences, providing participants with unmatched personal development opportunities. Students who have the best chance of being invited to McDermott Finalists’ Weekend will have: 1400 or higher on the two part SAT (verbal and math); 2100 or higher on the three part SAT; 32 or higher on the ACT; a class rank in the top five percent of their graduating class; long records of community volunteerism and leadership in school; broad and eclectic interests in science, literature, and the arts; and social skills to interact easily with adults as well as peers. The Program welcomes all majors. Applications are accepted from across Texas, the U.S., and the world. McDermott Scholars applicants must apply to UT Dallas before the regular deadline. Applicants will fill out the online application and request the required letters of recommendation. Applicants must complete the separate application for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas as well as application for this program and other required items.The McDermott Scholars application must be completed and submitted online. Please send a high school transcript to our office before the winter break. Priority deadline - November 6; Regular deadline January 6  The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program - UT Dallas, 800 W. Campbell MC17, Richardson, Texas 75080
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Vanderbilt University -- Merit Scholarships available General; journalism and/or public policy, sports journalism, community service, business Varies Each year Vanderbilt awards merit-based scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. These students represent the top 1% of all freshman applicants to Vanderbilt, and with the limited number of merit scholarships available, the selection process is very competitive. Financial need is not a factor. Separate scholarship application imay be required. Vanderbilt offers a handful of merit scholarships that are designated specifically for students who live in a certain city, county, or state. These areas include Atlanta, Houston, Texas and select counties in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. A number of need-based awards also available through Financial Aid office. December 1 or December 15  Office of Undergraduate Honor Scholarships, Vanderbilt University, 2305 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, Tel: (615) 936-7121, Fax: (615) 343-7765, E-mail: scholarships@vanderbilt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Vanderbilt University -- Signature Merit Scholarships available General; leadership, Community involvement, diversity; business full tuition plus stipends for community work; renewable Each year Vanderbilt awards approximately 300 merit-based scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. These students represent the top 1% of all freshman applicants to Vanderbilt, and with the limited number of merit scholarships available, the selection process is very competitive. Financial need is not a factor. Separate scholarship application is required - three scholarships available focusing on a different aspect): Ingram Scholars (service), Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholars (Academics and leadership), Chancellor's Scholars (Academics and diversity). December 1or 15  Office of Undergraduate Honor Scholarships, Vanderbilt University, 2305 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, Tel: (615) 936-7121, Fax: (615) 343-7765, E-mail: scholarships@vanderbilt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Burger King Scholars Program General $1,000; $5,000 , $25,000 or $50,000 Students do not have to be employed by Burger King to be eligible, but it is also open to employees and their children. Must be a deserving student needing funds for college/other educational program expenses with at least 2.5 GPA; work part-time at least 15 hours per week for 40 weeks per year, provide recommendations from school and employer, demonstrate community service or extracurricular activities. Updated information should be available on the website in November. January  Burger King Scholars Program - BURGER KING® Scholars Program, c/o Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, Tennessee 37202-3737 or call BURGER KING® Scholars Program, P: (305) 378-3186, E-mail: balvarez@whopper.com or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Coastal Georgia Foundation- Emory Dawson Scholarship General; have a disability $1,500 Criteria include, but are not limited to, the following: Student must be registered with the Office of Disability Services by submitting sufficient documentation of disability. Student must be willing to attend the Elks Club Emory Dawson Luncheon and have information pertaining to their disability shared with attendees of this luncheon. Minimum SAT score of 350-Verbal, 350-Math (freshmen). Minimum ACT composite score of 14 (freshmen). Minimum 2.0 GPA. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. To be considered for Foundation scholarship, you must complete a Foundation Scholarship Application (found on the website). Only one scholarship application is needed to apply for all of the Foundation scholarships. Foundation scholarships are awarded based on an applicant's scholarship score (a combination of grade point average and scholarship essay score) along with any other specific scholarship requirements. Preference is given to students who apply before the priority deadline. Updated application available in October for Fall term, or call the Financial Aid Office. January 1  Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Christian University - Perfomance-Based departmental scholarships available Athletic, band, choral, fine arts, orchestra $500 to full tuition; renewable Athletic, band, choral, fine arts and orchestra talent-based awards are available through individual departments, and require auditions or try-outs. Contact the individual department (see website for contact information). Schedule auditions by Jan  Texas Christian University 2800 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76129 | 817.257.7858 or visit online (click on more information)
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The Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship General; African-American Full ride The Full Ride Scholarship will be given away to a high school senior that has been accepted into a Historical Black Colleges and University (HBCU) by the fall semester of the coming year. The scholarship will recognize academic distinction as well as strong character and personal qualities. The recipient of the Full Ride Scholarship will receive full tuition waivers and stipends to cover room and board (on-campus only) and books for up to ten semesters. The recipient will have to maintain the required academic standards each semester to renew the scholarship. Students will be selected as finalists based on their academic accomplishments, intellectual and creative distinctions, extracurricular activities, letters of reference, and original essays. Finalists will be invited for a required interview with members of the Full Scholarship Selection Committee. Application is required and can be found on the website. January  The Tom Joyner Foundation, Attn: Full Ride Scholarship Committee, PO Box 630495, Irving, Texas 75063, Phone: 972-789-1058 or Fax: 972-789-1411 or e-mail: fullridescholar@blackamericaweb.com, or visit online (click on more information).
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University of St. Thomas - V.J. Guinan Full Tuition Scholarship General; Catholic full-tuition scholarship Ideal candidate: must be Catholic, SAT scores should equal, 1350 (30 ACT) or above, 3.5 GPA or higher on 4.0 index in a college preparatory curriculum. (The selection committee reserves the right to consider candidate(s) who may fall slightly outside the above parameters.). Application Materials: At least 2 letters of recommendation from academic sources and no more than 4 letters total, Admission to UST on or before deadline date, Completed V.J. Guinan Presidential Scholarship Application postmarked by deadline date, 500-word Essay (topics listed on application). Finalists will be required to complete an on campus interview in February or March -- dates specified on application. ealry January  University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, contact Arthur Ortiz, Associate Director of Admissions, 713-525-3848 or 800-856-8565, ortiza@stthom.edu, or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - Honors Distinction Scholarship General $20,000; renewable It is merit-based and is highly competitive and requires a separate application (available online). Eligibility requirements: Minimum SAT score of 1300 (Critical Reading and Mathematics) or ACT composite score of 30; Admission to UT Arlington by February 15; Admission to the Honors College at UT Arlington by February 15; and Submission (via email, regular mail, facsimile or in-person) of all application materials for the Honors Distinction Scholarship by midnight CST on the deadline. Application will be updated about October January 1 (admission application due)  Scholarship Committee, Honors College at UT-Arlington Box 19222, Arlington, TX 76019-0222, · honors@uta.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington -General Academic Scholarships General $2,000 up to $20,000; renewable Eligible undergraduate students must be ADMITTED by February 15, in order to receive automatic consideration for general academic scholarships administered through the UT Arlington Scholarship Office. Apply by January 1 to be admitted by Feb. 15. Eligibility for these scholarships start at 1300 SAT/29 ACT and High School Top 10% or 3.5 GPA, and continue up to being a National Merit finalist. January 1 (admission application)  UT-Arlington - UTA Financial Aid Office Tel. (817) 272-2197, Attn: Scholarships Fax (817) 272-3555 Box 19199, Suite 252, Davis Hall, Arlington, TX 76019-0199 or visit online (click on more information)
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Wake Forest University (Randall D. Ledford Scholarship II in Physics) Physics $80,000 (minimum) Must be a "promising" incoming physics major from North Carolina attending Wake Forest University   Keith Bonin, Ph.D, Telephone: 336-758-4962 Fax: 336-758-6142 bonin@wfu.edu
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Wake Forest University -William Louis Poteat Scholarships General; Baptist Unavailable The William Louis Poteat Scholarshipis awarded to up to twenty entering needy and worthy first-year students who are active members of a North Carolina Baptist church. The award is based upon excellent academic achievement, promise of leadership, and involvement in one's church, and recipients must show promise of making a significant contribution to church and society. The Poteat Scholarship is a competitive need-based scholarship. Applicants should complete both the CSS Profile and the FAFSA by February 15, Applicants for the Poteat Scholarship must submit a letter of recommendation form completed by a church member by the stated deadline. January 1  William Louis Poteat Scholarship Officer, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7309, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7309 or visit online (click on more information).
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Davidson College - Music Scholarships Music $10,000; renewable Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of mandatory competitive auditions held during Scholars Weekend, April 11-13, 2013. Students invited to compete are selected from CD auditions. Candidates must submit the Special Application form; audition CDs submitted without this application form will not be considered for the scholarships. January 2  Davidson College, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2357 or email Christine Tabor, Music departmental assistant chtabor@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - Special Application Scholarships General; medicine, science, secondary education, visual arts, music, Latin, writing, theater $2,000 to $10,000; renewable Special Application Scholarships are offered to those students who demonstrate significant interest in a particular field of study, who evidence a commitment to service, or who have special talents in the arts or science. These scholarships are defined with reference to particular areas of study or talent, and require that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2). January 2  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Louisiana Tech University - Bulldog Out-of-State Scholarship General Out-of-state fees Undergraduate students who are not residents of Louisiana may be eligible for an out-of-state fee scholarship which covers the out-of-state fees. Incoming Freshman are automatically considered for Category A with the application for admission, but should contact Admissions if only eligible based on Category B. Category A criteria: Must be admitted. ACT 23 or SAT 1050 (CR+M) any test date before enrollment, and 2.5 Overall GPA (on a 4.0 unweighted scale), and Have no need for remedial English and Math. Retention requires full-time enrollment (8 or more credit hrs per quarter), and a cumulative and quarter GPA of 2.00. No separate scholarship application is needed, but ACT or SAT scores and high school transcript with GPA and rank (if applicable) should be submitted. For scholarship purposes, scores through the December test date will be accepted. January 5  Louisiana Tech University, Alicia Ball, Admissions Office Hale Hall, P.O. Box 3178, Ruston, Louisiana 71272, Ph#: 318-257-3036, Fax#: 318-257-2499, E-mail: aball@latech.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Louisiana Tech University - several scholarships available General, Applied and Natural Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering and Science, and Liberal Arts, Human Ecology, Accounting Varies Louisiana Tech University has a General Scholarship Program administered through the Division of Admissions, Basic and Career Studies. Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of demonstrated ability -- usually without regard to need. For general admissions scholarships, incoming freshman should apply for admission by the priority deadline. No separate scholarship application is needed, but ACT or SAT scores and high school transcript with GPA and rank (if applicable) should be submitted. For scholarship purposes, scores through the December test date will be accepted. Students who are not residents of Louisiana may be eligible for an out-of-state scholarship which covers all out-of-state fees. In addition, each of the five colleges (Business, Applied and Natural Sciences, Education, Engineering and Science, and Liberal Arts) has its own scholarship program. General admissions information will be forwarded to some colleges, but students should contact the individual department for additional requirements. January 5  Louisiana Tech University, Alicia Ball, Admissions Office Hale Hall, P.O. Box 3178, Ruston, Louisiana 71272, Ph#: 318-257-3036, Fax#: 318-257-2499, E-mail: aball@latech.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Gates Millennium Scholars (Minorities)- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation General (for undergraduate students); Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Education, Public Health or Library Science (for graduate students) Up to full tuition, fees, books, and living expenses Open to African-Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, or Hispanic Americans. Must be citizens/permanent residents of the USA. Must be nominated and have cumulative GPA at least 3.3 (4.0 scale). Must have demonstrated leadership commitment through community service or extracurricular activities. Must have significant financial need and meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. Application process is online. January 16  Gates Millennium Scholars Program, PO Box 10500 Fairfax, VA 22031-8044, telephone (877)690-4677 or visit website (click more information).
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Black & Veatch - Building a World of Difference Scholarship (American Water Works Association) general, water, drinking water science $5,000, one year You are eligible to apply if you are pursuing an undergraduate degree at an institution of higher education located in Canada, Puerto Rico, or the United States. Applicants should anticipate completion of their degree requirements no sooner than May of the coming year. Applicants are considered without regard to color, gender, race, creed or country of origin. They will select the scholarship recipient based on: the excellent quality of his or her academic record and the potential to provide leadership in the water service industry. Complete application form, resume, transcripts, recommendations and statement of educational plans and career objectives in the drinking water field, and proposed research plan required. Application will be availlable online by the Fall of each year. January 7  Linda Moody, Scholarship Coordinator, American Water Works Association, Phone: 303-347-6201 Email: lmoody@awwa.org, 6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80235-3098, Fax: (303) 795-7603 or visit online (click on more information)
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King's College Scholarship King's College $5,000 Score in the top four on their scholarship exam, which is held in January on their campus. Schedule the exam by calling 704-372-0266. January 7  King's College, 322 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204, 704-372-0266, 1-800-768-2255
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The Jonathan Foundation (Legacy Scholarship) General $3,000 Student(s) must have a high regard for learning, a passion for athletics, and a strong commitment to Jesus Christ through this scholarship. January 7, 2013  Plaese see Mr. Lipscomb for application.  
University of Texas-Arlington - Maverick Leadership Scholarship General $2,000; renewable for 3 years The Maverick Leadership Scholarship is awarded by The Leadership Center to entering freshmen who have demonstrated persistent leadership and scholarship during high school. The award is to encourage high school students to continue their leadership development and academic achievement during college. Must be admitted to UT Arlington by March 9. Application on the website. Must be ADMITTED by March 9  UT Arlington Leadership Center, Attn: Maverick Leadership Scholarship Applications PO Box 19348, Arlington, TX 76019, 817-272-9220 Fax: 817-272-2962 Email: leadership@uta.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Army ROTC General with military obligation, Nursing 80% of tuition, books and expenses Be a U.S. citizen, be between the ages of 17 and 26. For 4-year scholarships, applicants must have GPA at least 2.5, SAT score at least 920, and meet physical conditions. 2-year and 3-year scholarships are also available. Nursing-specific scholarships also available. January 10  Apply online (click on more information) or, in NC, telephone (910) 396-9652.
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Burger King Scholars Program General $1,000; $5,000 , $25,000 or $50,000 Students do not have to be employed by Burger King to be eligible, but it is also open to employees and their children. Must be a deserving student needing funds for college/other educational program expenses with at least 2.5 GPA; work part-time at least 15 hours per week for 40 weeks per year, provide recommendations from school and employer, demonstrate community service or extracurricular activities. Updated information should be available on the website in September or October. January 10   Burger King Scholars Program - BURGER KING® Scholars Program, c/o Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., P.O. Box 23737, Nashville, Tennessee 37202-3737 or call BURGER KING® Scholars Program, P: (305) 378-3186, E-mail: balvarez@whopper.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Elon University - Teaching Fellow Scholarship Education, Teaching, Elon University $4,500 (renewable) Outstanding students who rank in the top 15 percent of their high school class, have a GPA of at least 3.7, and have a combined critical reading, math and writing SAT score of 1850 (ACT 28) or higher should consider applying. Twenty Teaching Fellows will be selected annually. January 10  Elon University, Elon, NC 27244 336.278.2000
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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) - several scholarships available General $2,500 to $5,000 APIASF is the nation's largest 501c(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need. Several scholarships available; some co-sponsored by major corporations, with at least the following requirements: Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the US, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau, be enrolling in a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the upcoming academic year, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED, and apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA. The APIASF Scholarship Program application must be completed online and submitted electronically once all of the required questions have been answered. Check website in October for new applications. January 11  APIASF, 1900 L Street NW, Suite 210, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 986-6892, Toll Free: 1-877-274-4677 x104, Fax: (202) 530-0643, Email: info@apiasf.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Sam Walton Community Scholarship General, community service, leadership $3,000; non-renewable This is an award for high school seniors who are active in their communities. This scholarship is awarded to students nationwide. Current high school seniors with a high school GPA of at least 2.5 who are planning to enroll at an accredited college or university. Must be a US citizen and have financial need. Applications are evaluated on financial need, academic achievements and records, and school and community activities and leadership. If you need money for college and demonstrate strong leadership abilities, you may want to consider applying for this scholarship opportunity. Information for the next competition will be available in November. January 13  Walmart Foundation, Scholarship Program Director, 702 S.W. Eighth Street, Bentonville, AR 72716-8071, Phone number: (501) 277-1905; (800) 530- 9925, Fax: (501) 273- 6850, or visit online (click on more information)
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Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest General
14 years of age or older
$10,000 Submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card January 14  Geoffrey Kay, Scholarship Administrator
The Gallery Collection by Prudent Publishing
65 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
201-641-7900
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NC Head Start Association (Cabarrus County Head Start) General $1,000 Former student of Head Start or Home Start January 14 (RECEIPT Deadline)  Patricia Brooks, ppbrooks@cabarrus.k12.nc.us or 704 784 3614 Patti Horarn, Chairperson PO Box 1883 Asheboro, NC 27204  
Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) - various scholarships available General, academic or athletic Up to $25,000; renewable Varies - 3.0 GPA or higher required for academic scholarships. Fairleigh Dickinson University offers a variety of academic achievement scholarships. For the academic and leadership scholarships, freshmen are automatically evaluated upon admissions application. FDU recommends freshman applicants submit a complete admissions application (including the University Admissions Application, an official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores) by January 15 for priority scholarship consideration. Athletic scholarships are available for male and female athletes at the University's Metropolitan Campus. All scholarship recipients are required to file the FAFSA application. January  Office of University Admissions, Fairleigh Dickinson University, College at Florham, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940, telephone (800) 338-8803 or visit online (click on more information). For athletic scholarships, contact the Metropolitan Campus Office of Athletics at 201-692-2208.
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Oh! The Places You'll Go College Scholarship Program General; art $10,000 For 2012 the scholarship program will be an art competition. Applicants must be 12th-grade high school students graduating this coming spring, age 21 years or under. (Family members, employees of Bertelsmann, Random House, Inc., or its subsidiaries, divisions or affiliates are ineligible.) ALL ENTRIES MUST BE ORIGINAL WORKS. NO PLAGIARISM; NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT See website for more specific information in early November. If the link under More Information does not work, try ohtheplaces.org January 15  Random House Children's Books, 1745 Broadway, Mail-Drop 10-3, New York, NY 10019, (212) 782-9000 or visit online (click on more information)
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Southern Methodist University - Nancy Ann Hunt and Ray L. Hunt SMU Leadership Scholarship Award General, leadership $10,000 award payable for four years DEMONSTRATED EXTRAORDINARY LEADERSHIP -- reflected through serving in top leadership positions of high school organizations or through significant leadership accomplishments in areas outside the high school setting, Submission of the Hunt Essay, and a completed first-year application for admission to SMU, Rank in top 25% of graduating class, Composite SAT 1230 on Math and Critical Reading or ACT 28, Completion of a strong college preparatory curriculum, typically including AP courses, IB courses, and honors classes. In addition to your application to SMU, please submit two additional items: One recommendation from a teacher or counselor that directly and clearly addresses your proven leadership record and potential. Your counselor recommendation letter can serve if it clearly addresses leadership, with specific examples and The Hunt Essay (see website for topic). January 15  Southern Methodist University, Division of Enrollment Services, PO Box 750181, Dallas, TX 75275-0181 (214) 768-2058, enrol_serv@mail.smu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Southern Methodist University - Various scholarships available General, business, natural and social sciences, engineering, arts, humanities, band, athletics, English, foreign languages, International studies, Latin American studies, Philosophy, Economics, Religious Studies, Mathematics, African-American studies, Up to full tuition and fees, renewable SMU scholarships are awarded without regard to financial need (except where need is listed as a minimum requirement for a respective scholarship) and are gifts that do not have to be repaid. All students who apply for admission by the priority deadline date are reviewed automatically for scholarship eligibility, which are based on academic excellence, leadership, and other specialties. Except where noted, no separate application is required. See the website for a list and description of scholarships available to SMU students. They include general merit, departmental, athletic, band, United Methodist Church, Ministers' family, and International Baccalaureate awards. January 15; priority deadline  Southern Methodist University, Division of Enrollment Services, PO Box 750181, Dallas, TX 75275-0181 (214) 768-2058, enrol_serv@mail.smu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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St. Mary's University - several academic scholarships available General; music, athletics, leadership $3,000 to $18,000; renewable The Office of Undergraduate Admission awards scholarships to qualified applicants at the time of admission. The academic awards are renewable, are intended to apply to tuition only, and are made primarily on the basis of high school academic performance and SAT or ACT scores. Some specialty scholarships also available. January 15  St. Mary's University, Undergraduate Admission Office, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228, (210) 436-3011, uadm@stmarytx.edu, 1-800-FOR-STMU
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The North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc. Bullard Family Scholarship Fund Ministry, Christian Varies Students residing in North Carolina who are preparing for full-time Christian ministry and are members or parents are members of a church associated with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention, may be eligible for a scholarship from the Bullard Family Fund. If you meet the stated criteria and have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited college, university or seminary, we encourage you to apply. Awards vary year to year. January 15  The North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc., Attn: Denominational Relations Committee, 201 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511, 919-380-7334, 800-521-7334 (toll free), 919-460-6334 (fax), or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Georgia - Hodgson School of Music Music, band Unavailable Financial aid available through the School of Music includes both School of Music sponsored and band sponsored scholarships. These scholarships are renewable each year with a maximum contract length of four years as long as, upon annual review, the student's level of achievement remains satisfactory and the student maintains full-time status. One audition satisfies both the admission and scholarship consideration requirements. Mark the appropriate box on the online application to receive further information and scholarship consideration. Admission application to UGA must be completed by the deadline indicated. January 15  Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, 250 River Road, Athens, GA 30602-7278, 706-542-3737, Fax: 706-542-2773 or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of New Orleans - Freshman Academic Awards General $500 to $2,000 and up (or appropriate fee waivers for out-of-state) The amount of the award will vary based on the academic caliber of the student. The minimum requirements for consideration are 23 ACT (1060 SAT) and 3.0 GPA. The award must be used for university-related expenses (tuition/fees, dormitory room, books/supplies). Out-of-state students will also receive appropriate level of out-of-state fee waivers (ranging from 25-100%) based on their academic credentials. All students must complete the application for admission to UNO and supply necessary test scores (ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL), and supply transcripts as appropriate. No student will be offered a scholarship without at least unofficial documents on file. - All domestic undergraduate students should complete and submit the FAFSA before enrollment. Click on links under Undergraduate Scholarship Information for specific details. January 15/ March 1  University of New Orleans, Office of Admissions, 103 Administration Building, 2000 Lakeshore Dr New Orleans, LA 70148, (504) 280-6595 or (800) 256-5UN or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of New Orleans - Homer Hitt Scholarship General Full scholarship (tuition, room/board/stipend) There are 15 Homer Hitt Scholarships that will be awarded annually. The minimum criteria for consideration are a 30 ACT (1320 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA. All students who submit their applications for admission on or before the deadline will be considered. The top 30 candidates for the scholarship will be invited to campus (with their parents) for a weekend competition for the scholarship. Following the competition, the recipients will be named. All students must complete the application for admission to UNO and supply necessary test scores (ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL), and supply transcripts as appropriate. No student will be offered a scholarship without at least unofficial documents on file. - All domestic undergraduate students should complete and submit the FAFSA before enrollment. Click on links under Undergraduate Scholarship Information for specific details. January 15  University of New Orleans, Office of Admissions, 103 Administration Building, 2000 Lakeshore Dr New Orleans, LA 70148, (504) 280-6595 or (800) 256-5UN or visit online (click on more information)
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Tulane University - Community Service Scholarship General, architecture $5,000 to $15,000; renewable This scholarship is offered only for first-time freshmen who are currently applying to Tulane University. Typical winners demonstrate outstanding dedication to community service and high academic achievement. Separate application included community service resume. Community Service Scholarship recipients will have to fulfill public service requirements each year for the scholarship to continue. January 15  Office of Undergraduate Admission, 210 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5680. Fax (504) 862-8715 or (504) 862-8718 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Kentucky - Competitive Scholarships General, departmental also available $4,500 and up to full tuition, plus a stipend for some The University of Kentucky also provides a competitive scholarship application for higher valued scholarships, for students with a minimum test score of 31 ACT or 1360 SAT (Math + Reading) and minimum unweighted GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale. Minimum test score requirements are based on the composite or total score from one test date. Combined scores, also known as a superscore, from two or more tests will not be considered. In addition to the scholarship application, students applying for competitive scholarships must have qualifying test scores and high school transcript on file with the Office of Undergraduate Admission by the deadline. Download the application from the website (click more information). January 15  Office of Academic Scholarships, 100-H Funkhouser Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0054, Phone: (859) 257-4198, E-mail: academicscholar@lsv.uky.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Washington Crossing Foundation Government Service $500 - $5,000 Open to US citizens who are planning careers in government service. Applicants must write a one-page essay stating why they are planning a career in government service. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules. Winners receive an all expenses paid weekend, including transportation and housing, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to attend the Scholarship Awards Ceremony. All winners must attend the Scholarship Awards Program on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in order to win their scholarship. January 15  Katharine Hutton Tweedy, Volunteer Board of Trustees, The Washington Crossing Foundation, PO Box 503, Levittown, PA 19058, telephone (215) 949-8841 or visit online (click on more information).
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The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest General, art, photography $10,000, plus $1,000 for your school All current high school, college and university students, 14 years of age or older, enrolled in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree are welcome to participate in our scholarship competition. In addition, all current members of the armed forces of the U.S.are welcome to participate in our scholarship competition. Contest participants should register on the Gallery Collection website (see click on more information). The online application must include an original work of art or photograph, the applicant’s first and last name, date of birth, phone number, mailing address, e-mail address, grade level, name of school currently attending and school’s website address. The contest is limited to one entry per person. See website for complete details January  Scholarship Administrator, The Gallery Collection, Prudent Publishing Company, Inc., P.O. Box 150, 65 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660, scholarshipadmin@gallerycollection.com or visit online (click for more information)
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The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Systems, Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Materials, Aeronautical, Aerospace engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering science & mechanics, Metallurgical, Mechanics, Electrical & Electronics, polymer Up to $15,000; renewable up to 2 years+ internship and $10,000 stipend Purpose is to provide opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. Student must be considered in good academic standing with his/her institution; but there is no minimum GPA, and at least in their first year of college. A completed application will consist of profile information, academic background (including transcripts), a resume, an essay for undergraduates, a proposal for graduates, letters of recommendations, and any test scores, such as GRE's, when appropriate. Completed applications and materials must be submitted electronically or received by the deadline. Please note that some forms must be mailed to ASEE in addition to completing this online application (such as transcripts). Open to US citizens and US nationals only. January 16  NASA Scholarship Team, American Society for Engineering Education(ASEE), 1818 N St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, Email: nasa.asp@asee.org, Phone: (202)331-3500 (office), Fax: (202)265-8504 (fax) or visit online (click on more information)
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Intertribal Timber Council - Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program Natural Resources; Native American/Alaskan students $1,500 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 and community/culture, and financial need. Also submit resume, 3 letters of reference, evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Native Alaska corporation, and transcript. January 18  Intertribal Timber Council, ATTN: Education Committee, 1112 NE 21st Avenue, Suite 4, Portland, OR 97232-2114, telephone (503) 282-4296 or email itc1@teleport.com or visit online (click on more information).
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NC Hospitality Education Foundation - several scholarships available Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism $750; renewable at higher rate - $1,500; must reapply each year Open to graduating seniors (one available for juniors) who will enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school in North Carolina. Must be a North Carolina resident and plan to study Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism. Applications available in October. Other scholarships listed on website. Unavailable until October; probably January 18  Alyssa Barkley, telephone (800)582-8750 or visit online (click more information).
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North Carolina Hospitality Education Foundation - several scholarships available Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism $750; renewable at higher rate - $1,500; must reapply each year Open to graduating seniors (one available for juniors) who will enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school in North Carolina. Must be a North Carolina resident and plan to study Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism. Applications available in October. Other scholarships listed on website. Unavailable until October; probably January 18  Alyssa Barkley, telephone (800)582-8750 or visit online (click more information).
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Passion for Fashion Scholarship The Art Institute, Two categories:
1. Fashion Design
2. Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management
Unspecified; grand prize winners in both categories also tour the Seventeen Magazine offices, lunch with a Style Pro, win a $500 shopping spree, attend New York City Fashion Week—and blog about the experience on Seventeen.com. Legal residents of US, Puerto Rico or Canada (except Quebec), full or part-time high school seniors/grade 12 students scheduled to graduate in the current year, minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average or the equivalent thereof, eligible minor should have his/her parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to enter, submit Entry Materials as outlined on scholarship website to your choice of one of The Art Institutes schools January 20  The Art Institute of Charlotte
Three LakePointe Plaza
2110 Water Ridge Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28217-4536
1.704.357.8020
1.800.872.4417
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Grady-Rayam Prize (The "Negro Spiritual" Scholarship Foundation) Vocal music
Afro-ethnic descent
Residents of NC, SC or GA
$3000 scholarship
$300 & $100 cash prizes
A vocal competition in the individual performance of arranged Negro spirituals; scholarship & cash prize awarded to adjudged winners in separate categories of Female Vocalist and Male Vocalist. entrants required to perform two songs, one assigned & one selected. A panel of three judges will sit at each competition site (UNC Chapel Hill is one of the sites). January 21 (application deadline)
March 19 (competition @ UNC CH) 
School Counselor or
Grady-Rayam Prize Committee
NS Scholarship Foundation ,br>P.O. Box 547728
Orlando, FL 32854-7728
Phone: 407-841-6773
www.negrospiritual.org
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MaryEllen Locher Foundation General; mother had breast cancer average $2,000, renewable with re-application Student must have lost a mother (parent) to either breast cancer, or complication resulting from breast cancer, or have a mother who has survived breast cancer. Student must be accepted as a full time enrollee at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. Student must have a high school diploma or GED. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Student must be a legal resident of the United States. Student essays, grades, and financial need will all be considered in awarding this scholarship. January 22  Cindy Pare, MaryEllen Locher Foundation, P.O. Box 4032, Chattanooga, TN 37405, (423) 490-4555, cindy@melfoundation.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Denison University in Ohio - various scholarships available General Varies; up to full tuition ($40,000); renewable Merit scholarships offered to highly qualified students who will be chosen based on strong academic performance, leadership, and/or personal merit. Must have at least 2.5 cumulative GPA. Many offer half r full tuition. Most require only a completed admissions application by deadline stated. The Paschal Carter Scholarship, open only to National Merit Semi-Finalists, requires a specific application. January 29  Admissions Staff, telephone 1-800-DENISON or visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@denison.edu.
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Georgia Southern University Academic Scholarships General; International Studies, International Trade, International Economics, foreign language, engineering, biology, graphic communications, history, English, Writing and Linguistics, education, health fields, nursing, accounting, economics, others Up to full tutition Students must apply online for scholarship. To qualify for most academic scholarships, a student must earn a 1200 SAT score (Math + Critical Reading only) or a 27 ACT score, and demonstrate academic ability in the classroom. Students selected as finalists for our academic scholarships will be invited to campus for a personal interview during Scholars' Day (in February). Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students. January 31  OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Southern University Leadership Scholarship General Unavailable Students must apply for scholarships online. To qualify for a leadership scholarship, a student must earn a minimum 3.0 GPA, a minimum 1100 SAT (24 ACT), have outstanding leadership in high school, and leadership and involvement in the community through volunteer activities. Students selected as finalists for our academic scholarships will be invited to campus for a personal interview during the Leadership Conference in March. Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students. January 31  OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS, Georgia Southern University, Post Office Box 8024 Statesboro GA 30460, 912.478.5391 phone, 912.478.1156 fax, admissions@georgiasouthern.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Miami University (in Oxford, OH) - several scholarships available General, athletic, science, English, paper science, engineering, music, Dietetics From $1,000 up to full tuition, fees, room and board; renewable Miami has a limited number of special scholarships which are automatically awarded to students who meet the award criteria. For the remainder of our general scholarships, all students who apply for admission by January 31 and are admitted to Miami University are considered for the many general scholarships we award to incoming freshmen; no separate application is required. Most scholarship recipients have scored 30 or better on the ACT (1320 on the SAT I - CR & M) and rank in the top 10% of their graduating class. To help simplify your admission process, Miami University does not require a separate application for our general freshmen scholarships. Students who wish to apply for the Harrison Scholarship must apply for admission and also submit the Harrison Scholarship application by November 3. In addition to the scholarships awarded by the Office of Student Financial Assistance, many academic departments award scholarships to students enrolled in their major fields, and the Office of Student Affairs awards scholarships through the Scholar Leader Program. Also, as a Division I, institution Miami offers athletic scholarships to students who participate in intercollegiate athletics. January 31  Miami University, Student Financial Assistance, 301 South Campus Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056-3427 (513) 529-8734 (Voice/TDD accessible), email: Scholarships@muohio.edu, Athletic grants: (513) 529-8734, Office of Student Affairs, at 513-529-3435 for Scholar Leaders or visit online (click on more information)
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Spelman College - several scholarships available General; engineering, physics, computer science, chemistry, mathematics; community involvement, women, African-American Up to full tuition, fees and room and board; renewable Spelman College awards scholarships on the basis of academic and extracurricular merit, leadership abilities, and involvement in the community. Your application for admission to Spelman also serves as your application for merit-based scholarships. Each year, Spelman College selects five entering first-year students to receive the Presidential Scholarship, and the Dean's Scholarship is awarded to approximately 65 students annually. The Bonner Scholarship is awarded to a first-year student at the college who demonstrates strong academic performance in high school and good citizenship at home, school, church, and in her community. Evidence of financial need is also considered, but the award may be given to a student who does not exhibit financial need but who displays an outstanding commitment to community service. First-year applicants who are interested in pursuing a major in engineering, physics, computer science, chemistry, or mathematics are eligible to receive the Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship (WISE). A WISE Scholarship covers half the cost of tuition, fees, room, and board. Questions should be directed to the Admissions office. January 31  Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314-4399 (404) 681-3643, Office of Admission at 1-800-982-2411 or (404) 270-5193. Financial Aid Office (404) 270-5212 or visit online (click on more information)
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Converse College - Talent-Based Scholarships available music, creativity, visual arts, theatre, art, design $2,000 to full tuition annually. Converse offers talent-based scholarships to students majoring in art and design, music, and theatre based on the successful completion of an audition or portfolio review. Students who wish to be considered for talent-based scholarships should register to attend a Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship Competition -see scheduled dates online. Specific area admission application due one month before audtion. Scholarships are also offered through the College’s IHSA equestrian program. Unavailable  See your high school scholarship coordinator or Office of Admissions Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006, telephone (800) 766-1125, fax (864) 596-9019 or email financial_aid@converse.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Eckerd College - various scholarships available General; Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing; also Athletic; Presbyterian Varies Varies by scholarship. All students who are admitted, without conditions, are automatically considered for our academic scholarships on the basis of their internally calculated GPA (2.97 and up) and SAT/ACTscores (1050/22 and up). All merit-based scholarships are renewable. Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing scholarships require applications and supplemental materials demonstrating evidence of talent. Please see website for information on other scholarships. Rolling admission/early admission Nov 15  Financial Aid Office, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email finaid@eckerd.edu
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Fayetteville State University - Chancellor's Special Talent Scholarship General; art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athletics Varies Varies. The Chancellor's Special Talent Scholarship is awarded to Fayetteville State University students who excel academically and/or possess exceptional talents in art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athletics and/or have made significant contributions to their schools and communities. Interested students must be prepared to present evidence of their outstanding academic record, special talent or service by providing documentation such as portfolios, taped performances, published writings, etc., and recommendations. January 31  Office of Financial Aid, Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298, telephone (800) 368-4210. Also visit online (click on more information).
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Microsoft Scholarships - General Scholarships, Women's Scholarships, Underrepresented Minority Scholarships, Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Computer Science/Engineering, Math or Physics Full tuition for one year and a salaried summer internship Must be already enrolled full time in a bachelor's degree program at a college/university in the US, Canada, or Mexico, and be making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline. Must demonstrate an interest in computer science and maintain at least a 3.0/4.0 or 4.0/5.0 GPA, show commitment to leadership and demonstrate financial need. Submit resume, transcript, answers to essay questions, letter of referral. February 1  Microsoft Scholarship Program, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond WA 98052-803. email: scholars@microsoft.com or visit online (click on more information)
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United Methodist Scholarships - General Board of Higher Education & Ministry-Various scholarships General Varies The following are standard criteria for EVERY program offered through GBHEM: 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.) Applicants must be pursuing a degree program at ANY accredited institution within the U.S. High school students may apply IF they will be college students in the fall term. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants are required to be full-time students according to their school’s standards for the program for which they are enrolled. Minority and leadership awards available. The GBHEM Scholarships Office will process applications on a first-come, first-served basis of COMPLETE applications. The online scholarship application access will be open from the first working weekday in January through April 1 each year. See website for deadlines for each scholarship. Vary - January to April  The United Methodist Church - General Board of Higher Education & Ministry. Allyson Collinsworth Director, Office of Loans and Scholarships, Scholarships: 615-340-7344 umscholar@gbhem.org or visit online (Click on more information)
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Young Harris College General, academic, fine arts, math, science, theater, music, athletic, English, creative writing, biology, Latin descent $3,500 up to the cost of tuition, room, and board All freshman applicants who have been admitted to Young Harris College are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. All we need is your application, high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores. However, merit-Based Assistance is awarded in recognition of special skills, talent, and/or academic ability. It includes academic, fine arts, athletic, math/science and sophomore scholarships, and for students of Latin descent. Scholarships for those pursuing any types of Arts majors require an application, interview and audition or portfolio; deadline Feb 1 for these. January 1 recommended for merit-based, February 1 required for arts  Young Harris College, 1 College Street, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, Georgia 30582, 1-800-241-3754 706-379-3111, admissions@yhc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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American Dental Hygienists Association Scholarships-several scholarships available Dental Hygiene $1,000 - $2,000 Open to students who have completed one year of a dental hygiene program, or are in the process of completing it. Must be an active member of the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA) or the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA). Scholarships are based on financial need (demonstrated by FAFSA), academic achievement, references. Applications are available October 1. February 1  American Dental Hygienists Association, telephone (800) 735-4916. Visit online at http://www.adha.org or email institute@adha.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Meteorological Society (AMS) - AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship Atmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology $2,500 per year for two years Requirements vary depending on scholarship; some of the scholarships specifically target minority students. All scholarships target students planning to study atmospheric science or related oceanic and hydrologic science; some require membership in the AMS to be eligible. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required. Students must include, with a completed application form, an official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor, and a copy of scores from an SAT or similar national college entrance exam. February 8  American Meteorological Society, Attn: Scholarship Program, 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108-3693, Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426, ext. 246, dFernandez@ametsoc.org, or visit online (click on more information).
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American Meteorological Society (AMS) - AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship Atmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydrologic Science, meteorology, women, disabled, minority $3,000 per year for two years Scholarship targets minority students planning to study atmospheric science or related oceanic and hydrologic science. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required. Students must include, with a completed application form, an official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor, and a copy of scores from an SAT or similar national college entrance exam. February 8  American Meteorological Society, Attn: Scholarship Program, 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108-3693, Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426, ext. 246, dFernandez@ametsoc.org, or visit online (click on more information).
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American Physical Society (APS) Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors Physics $2,000 to $3,000 Open to African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American high school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores. Citizenship: Must be legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen. Must major or plan to major in physics. Application Requirements: Application; Essay questions; Letters of reference; Transcripts; SAT or ACT scores. The goal of this minority scholarship is to increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. It provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students to enhance their education and help them prepare for success in various careers. Applications available in November. February 1  American Physical Society, 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 209-3232 Email: Knowles@aps.org or visit online (click on more information)
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AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program General $2,000 The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program brings advice and access to higher education into every community in which AXA has a presence. Every AXA Advisors' branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve scholarships to high school seniors who live and attend high school in their area. Selection of winners, known as AXA Achievers, is made by our nonprofit partner, Scholarship America. An AXA Achiever must demonstrate: Ambition and drive, Determination to set and reach goals, Respect for self, family and community, and Ability to succeed in college. Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens, who plan to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the US. New application available on website in mid-October. February 1  AXA Achievement Scholarship, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, Saint Peter MN 56082, telephone (800) 537-4180. or email axaachievement@scholarshipamerica.org Or visit website (click more information) for information and application.
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Belmont Abbey College - John Oetgen, OSB, Excellence in Theatre Scholarship Theatre $2,000; renewable Any student accepted for admission to Belmont Abbey College may be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Candidates must submit resume or list of activities, including theatre experience to the Office of Admission. Extensive theatrical experience and training are not required. Far more important is a willingness to participate enthusiastically in at least two of the five major productions staged on campus each year. A personal interview and recommendation may be required at the discretion of the Director of Theatre. A separate application is required. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application available on website. Must submit FAFSA. Feb 1  Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Berry College - several scholarships available General; Communications, Music and Theater, Athletics; leadership, community service Unavailable Every freshman applicant who has been admitted to Berry College will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships and grants by the Admissions Office. Attributes used to determine scholarship eligibility include GPA, class rank (if available on the high school transcript), class rigor and the highest SAT/ACT score reported. All students are encouraged to have a complete application on file by the February 1 priority date in order to be given full consideration for merit scholarships. Other scholarships available are for those exhibiting strong leadership skills, community service, or performance in a specific department or interest. February 1  Berry College - 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, GA 30149, (706) 232 5374. Contact Office of Admissions at 1-800-237-7942. Or Office of Financial Aid, P.O. Box 495007, Mount Berry, GA 30149-5007 706-236-1714, 1-800-MT BERRY, (FAX) 706-290-2160 or visit online (click on more information)
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Best Buy Children's Foundation Scholarships @15 Scholarship Program General; community service $1,000; not renewable Open to high school students, grades 9 through 12. Selection is based on community service, essay, grades, extracurricular activities and volunteer work. Scholarship information and applications are available online starting January 1. February 15  Visit website (click on more information).
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Clark Atlanta University - several scholarships available General Up to full cost of attending Applicants with a grade point average (GPA) starting at 3.25 and 1100 SAT score (verbal and math only) (24 composite ACT) will be considered for an award. Financial need of each applicant will be considered in the selection process. This award is renewable annually based on meeting all scholarship renewal criteria. All eligible applicants that meet the criteria by the designated deadlines will be placed in a pool and ranked using the three criteria of test scores (SAT/ACT), high school grades point averages and financial need. The number and amounts of all awards will be subject to available institutional funding. Students wishing to be considered for any scholarships must submit their Clark Atlanta University admissions application, recommendations forms,, application fee, an official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores by the deadline. All information on file in the Office of Admissions by the deadline will be used to determine eligibility for scholarships. High schools using a weighted grading scale must have the weighted grade point average printed on the transcript. Dean's Scholars Program recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25, be enrolled in fifteen (15) hours of undergraduate courses per semester and successfully complete at least 30 credit hours per academic year. For more information, click the Financial Aid tab on the website, and then Scholarship Information. February 1  Clark Atlanta University, 223 James P. Brawley Drive, SW Atlanta, GA 30314, Office of Student Financial Aid at (404) 880-8992.
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Eckerd College Artistic Achievement Scholarship Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing Unavailable Eckerd College recognizes artistic achievement in Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Creative Writing. Students interested in applying for this award are required to submit the appropriate application and supplemental materials demonstrating evidence of talent as outlined in the application. Students who apply for multiple areas of artistic achievement must submit a separate application and supplements for each area. Please note you can apply for multiple areas of artistic achievement, but may only win in one area. Students who are able to visit campus may request an on campus audition when applicable. Materials must be mailed and postmarked by the deadline. February 1  Office of Admission, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email finaid@eckerd.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Eckerd College Presbyterian Church and Campus Need-Based Scholarships General; Presbyterian Unavailable Eckerd College Presbyterian Church and Campus Need-Based Scholarships are awarded to Presbyterian Church members, based on church and community involvement as well as financial need. Recommendation by their Presbyterian pastors is required. Students must be nominated by their Presbyterian Church Pastor. February 1  Eckerd College Dean of Admission, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, telephone (800) 456-9009 or email admissions@eckerd.edu or visit online (click for more information)
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Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation- several scholarships available; some based on state residency General; varies, teaching, nursing, medical, Architecture, Interior Design, speech therapy $466 up to $3,000; varies by state Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) is a premier leadership and service organization, whose single purpose is to inspire leadership and service by bringing good people together to pursue programs and projects that make a positive difference in the local, national, and global communities. The Scholarship Application for the current year will be available by October of that year. beginning of February  Scholarship inquiries may be directed to the Scholarship Director: Kathy Loyd, kloyd@knoxy.net or ESA Foundation · P.O. Box 270517 Fort Collins, Colorado 80527 970-223-2824 or visit online (click on more information)
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Gonzaga University - several scholarships available General, Business, Varies; music, military $3,000 to $15,500 per year Several scholarships are awarded based on individual merit, while others require a separate application. All students who complete the Application for Admission are automatically considered for one of several need-blind Merit Scholarships. Other listed on the website require separate applications. Most scholarships require strong academics, extracurricular activities, recommendations, quality of the essay, and optional interview, leadership, service to others. varies; many February 1  Please contact (800)322-2584, with merit scholarship or ILS Scholarship questions. For questions regarding the Bauer, Brajcich, Cataldo, Martin and Martin Native American scholarships, please contact Erik Hoffman at (800) 322-2584 extension 6285. For all other scholarship and financial aid questions, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at (800) 793-1716 or visit online (click on more information).
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Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years for Women Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, women $10,000 A group of female scholars will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background, passion for computer science, community service and leadership. Applicants must be high school seniors and meet the following eligibility criteria: Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the U.S. for the academic year. International students are eligible to apply as long as they intend to be enrolled at a local university Intend to be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related program. Able to demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology In addition to the scholarship, scholars will also be invited to attend the Google FUSE networking retreat in Summer. Online application, transcripts, reference letters, 3 essays and 2 short answers are required. New application will open in late November. February 1  anitaborgscholars@google.com or visit online (click for more information)
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National Peace Essay Contest General $1,000 to $10,000 Students are eligible to participate if they are in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas. Students may be attending a public, private, or parochial school. Entries from home-schooled students are also accepted. Previous first-place state winners and immediate relatives of directors or staff of the Institute are not eligible to participate. Previous honorable mentions are eligible to enter. Students must have a contest coordinator who can review the essays and act as the key contact between participants and the Institute. We encourage students of all backgrounds and ability to participate in the contest. Each year the essay contest covers a new topic related to peace; a 1500 word essay is required. Contest opens November 1. February 1  United States Institute of Peace, National Peace Essay Contest, 1200 17th Street, NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036-3011, (202) 429-6063 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Society of Professional Surveyors - various scholarships available surveying, mapping, geographic information systems, and geodetic science $1,000 Each year, through the National Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation, thousands of dollars in scholarships funded by a variety of individuals, companies, and organizations are made available to encourage and support college education in geospatial sciences.A completed application form. 2. Proof of student membership in NSPS (this will be checked). Applicants who are not members may go to the NSPS web site at www.nsps.us.com for more information on how to join. 3. A brief, yet complete, statement indicating educational objectives, future plans of study or research, professional activities, and financial need. 4. Three letters of recommendation (at least two from faculty members familiar with the student’s work). 5. A complete original official transcript The scholarships fall in four eligibility categories. March 15  NSPS,Attn: Scholarships, 5119 Pegasus Court, Suite Q, Frederick, MD 21704; 240-439-4615; ext 105; fax 240-439-4952; trisha.milburn@nsps.us.com or visit online (click on more information)
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NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship general, service, leadership Unavailable Graduating seniors of a North Carolina high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning. Applicants must have a weighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 and an SAT score (including Math, Verbal, and Writing) in the range of 1344-1560 OR an ACT composite score between 20 and 24. Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community, and church, as well as their integrity and leadership potential. Application available online - check for updated due date. February 1  Ms. Becky Meyst, Chair, 2010-12, North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship Committee, beckymeyst@adkmail.com, NCCF, Attn: ADK Achievement Scholarship, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524 Raleigh, NC 27609 or visit online (click on more information)
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NC State University -Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship General Up to full tuition Criteria for selection for the Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship include leadership potential, academic achievement, personal talents, unique work or service experience, financial need, overcoming personal adversity, and the candidate's understanding and appreciation of diversity. Only entering freshmen are eligible to apply for this award. Applications from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Recipients for this award must be citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States, must be admitted into an undergraduate degree program at NC State University, and must present evidence of financial need as well as achievement and promise in both leadership and scholarship. Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship applicants must demonstrate a significant level of financial need, as demonstrated by the FAFSA, in order to receive the scholarship. Students must APPLY FOR ADMISSION by February 1. Scholarship application available online February 1. Scholarship application and FAFSA must be submitted by March 1. Feb 1. admissions, March 1 for scholarship  NC State University, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, PO Box 7302, Raleigh, NC 27695-7302, telephone (919) 515-2421 or visit online (click on more information).
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New Mexico State University - Out-of-State Competitive Scholarship General; Hispanic Tuition reduced to in-state rate plus $200; renewable NMSU Scholar Dollar$ online general scholarship application required. Eligibility Requirements: Non-N.M. resident, Admitted to Las Cruces campus by March 1, Enrolled in 15 new credit hours at the Las Cruces campus, Seeking a Bachelor Degree, Freshman: 3.5 GPA & 23 ACT or 3.0 GPA & 26 ACT. Other scholarships available to non-residents include National Merit Finalists and Semi-Finalists, and National Hispanic Scholars. March 1 (admitted by)  NMSU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services, Educational Services Building, MSC 5100 / P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001, Toll Free 877 278-8586, Scholarships 575 646-4597, Fax 575 646-7381, finaid@nmsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- National Achievement Finalists General p to full tuition (estimated $5375 for OK residents and $14175 for Nonresidents) plus $2,500, per year cash for room and board and expenses; renewable Oklahoma State University offers a very competitive scholarship package to African American students designated as National Achievement Finalists by The National Merit Scholarship Corporation's National Achievement Scholarship Program. All freshmen who apply for admission/scholarships at OSU, and who are designated as National Achievement Finalists are guaranteed cash and tuition scholarships; available for resident and non-resident National Merit Scholars. Click on Guide to Scholarships on the website. February 1  Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 119 Student Union, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078, 405-744-6604, Email: finaid@okstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- National Hispanic Scholars at OSU General Up to full tuition (estimated $5375 for OK residents and $14175 for Nonresidents) plus $2,500, per year cash for room and board and expenses; renewable OSU offers a very competitive scholarship package to students designated as National Hispanic Scholars by The College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program. All freshmen who apply for admission/ scholarships at OSU, and who are designated as National Hispanic Scholars are guaranteed the cash and tuition scholarships. February 1  Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 119 Student Union, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078, 405-744-6604, Email: finaid@okstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- National Merit Scholars General Full tuition scholarship (estimated $ $55,500 over 4 years for OK residents and $112,300 for Nonresidents over 4 years OSU offers very attractive financial assistance opportunities for National Merit Scholars who select OSU as their first choice school with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, apply for scholarships at OSU, and apply for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE) Academic Scholars Program; available for resident and non-resident National Merit Scholars. Click on Guide to Scholarships on the website. February 1  Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 119 Student Union, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078, 405-744-6604, Email: finaid@okstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Oklahoma State University- several scholarships available General; Engineering, Social and natural sciences, liberal arts, Human Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Communications, Horticulture and Landscape, Architecture, Forestry, Plant and Soil Sciences, English, etc. varies; up to full tuition and fees; some renewable Cash and tuition scholarships are based primarily on academic achievement, potential and/or leadership activities and community service. Several scholarships available based on academic achievement and test scores -- some for all applicants; some for resident and others for non-resident high achievers. The website listed below has links to many scholarship opportunities. To apply for scholarships, complete the combined application for admission and scholarships. In addition, there are departmental and college scholarships available - contact the department, college, or office that offers that scholarship. February 1, priority deadline  Oklahoma State University,119 Student Union, Stillwater, OK 74078-5061, Email: finaid@okstate.edu, Phone: (405)744-6604 or visit online (click on more information)
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Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship Program engineering, geosciences, energy, science, geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering $2,500; renewable to $5,000 Shell will sponsor up to 20 one-year awards of $2,500 for graduating high school seniors enrolling in engineering or geosciences at universities identified by Shell (see list of eligible institutions on the website). Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell, the recipient may be eligible to receive a four-year renewable award. To apply, download the Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship application on the webiste, mail it to address listed on the form by the deadline. Plan to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at a specified institution.•Be a U.S. Citizen or authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States. Current year application available in December. February  Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship, ETS Scholarship & Recognition Programs PO Box 6730, Princeton, NJ 08541, (609)771-7878
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Texas Tech University- Presidential Merit Scholarships General Up to $6,000; renewable By applying for admission, you have already applied for merit-based Texas Tech University scholarships, which are based on academic achievement, and test scores. No additional application is required. These scholarships include the President’s Platinum, President’s Gold, and President’s Silver Scholarships. All Presidential scholarship awards are made to admitted freshmen students based on the official class rank/percent recorded in the student information system by the Office of Admissions. Presidential Scholarships are awarded to students who show exceptional academic ability through superior test scores and class ranking. February 1  Student Financial Aid, Texas Tech University, P.O. Box 45011, Lubbock, TX 79409-5011, 806.742.3681, scholarships@ttu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The Clare Johnson Marley- Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship Must major in Fine Arts $2000 Academic rank in top 20%, Minimum SAT score 1650, ACT composite score 20, Good charcter, Participation in extra-curricular activities (school or community) February 1, 2013  Martha Matthews 162 Corban Ave. SE Concord, NC 28025  
The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by IOTA Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa General $2000 Academic Rank in top 10% Minimum SAT 1650 or ACT score 22 Good Charcter Participation in extra-curricular activity (school or community) February 1, 2013  Martha Matthews 162 Corban Ave. SE Concord, NC 28025  
The Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship General $2000 Academic rank in top 10%, minimum SAT score 1700 or ACT composite score of 22, good character, participation in extra-curricular activities (school or community) Feburary 1, 2013  Martha Matthews 162 Corban Ave. SE Concord, NC 28025  
The University of Texas at Dallas - Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) General $3,000 to all costs of tuition and mandatory fees; renewable All freshmen admitted to the University for the fall semester are automatically considered for an Academic Excellence Scholarship award - with few exceptions, a separate application is not necessary. Important factors in the selection of scholarship recipients include SAT or ACT scores, class rank, grade point average, and success in Honors or Advanced Placement course work, extracurricular and other leadership activities, and National Merit recognition. Non-Texas residents who receive an award from the AES Program are considered in-state residents for tuition and fee purposes. Decisions are made on a rolling basis with priority given to those admitted before March 31, so submitting admission application by March 1 highly recommended. Admission applications that are completed after March 1 will be considered for scholarship awards contingent upon availability of funding. February 1 (priority date for admission)  UT Dallas - Office of Undergraduate Education, 800 West Campbell Road, GC16 | Richardson, Texas 75080-3021, email aes@utdallas.edu or call 972-883-6708 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Nevada, Reno - several scholarships available General, agriculture, biotechnology, natural resources, business, health sciences, music, dance, criminal justice, Human development and family sciences, early education, chemistry, physics, computer sciences, computer information systems $1,000 to $15,000 for merit scholarships Students who present qualifying academic credentials in their admission application are awarded scholarships upon admission to the University. Scholarship offers are determined through the use of an academic index. The index is calculated using the high school unweighted cumulative GPA and the highest ACT or SAT I test score, to determine eligibility and offer amount. The Application for Admission is the same application for scholarships. The priority application deadline for scholarships is February 1st. After which scholarships are awarded. Departmental and other endowed awards also available with varying criteria. See website for more details. February 1  University of Nevada, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Mail Stop 0076, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada 89557, Toll Free: 877.666.0014, asknevada@unr.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Nevada--Las Vegas - several scholarships available General $2,000 to $15,000; renewable Newly-admitted undergraduate students are automatically considered for all UNLV scholarships within the admissions application if admitted by Feb. 1 and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by Feb. 1 for the upcoming school year. No additional scholarship application is necessary. Students are then considered for scholarships between February and March. Scholarships are awarded through the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office and departments and colleges. Please see website for more information Feb. 1  University of Nevada--Las Vegas, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Box 452016, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154-2016, Phone: 702-895-3424, Fax: 702-895-1353 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of Southern California Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship General $1,000-$3,000 The USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship program awards scholarships to outstanding students on the basis of academic achievement, personal merit, financial need and ability to contribute to the Asian Pacific American Community. Applicants must be full-time students (undergraduate, transfer, graduate or professional) who will be enrolled in a USC degree program for the entire year. A minimum 3.0 grade-point average (in a 4-point system) in high school (for entering freshmen) or college is required. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents of the United States. You must apply for federal, state, and university financial aid and, in most cases, subsequently qualify for financial aid to be considered for an APAA scholarship. Trustee Scholars are not eligible. Applications will be available in November. Submit the APAA scholarship application, autobiographical essay, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript by the February deadline.. early February  Alex Chang, Asian Pacific Alumni Association, Widney, Alumni House, 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0461. Phone: (213) 740-6380, e-mail to alex.chang@usc.edu. or visit online (click on more information)
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University of West Georgia - Emerging Leader Awards General $1,000; renewable for one year These awards are given to freshman (renewable for the sophomore year) who show promise in the development of leadership skills. Each recipient must commit to assuming a leadership role on campus and in the community through UWG’s Emerging Leader Program. As part of this program, participants learn the foundations of leadership development, commit to being strong leaders on campus and in the community, and develop the skills to be successful leaders in their future academic, co-curricular, and social lives. Minimum Qualifications: Acceptance to the University, 2.75 minimum GPA on college preparatory subjects as calculated by the Office of Admissions, Completed application (available on the website) and successful interview (a resume is required for your interview). February 1  University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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University of West Georgia - Foundation Scholarship Program General; Art, Theatre $2,000 to $3,000; not renewable UWG’s Foundation Scholarship Program is a competitive merit scholarship program. These scholarships can not be combined with any additional institutional scholarships and are only available during your freshman year; however, they can be combined with the HOPE Scholarship. Requirements: 3.5 minimum GPA on college preparatory subjects as calculated by the Office of Admissions (transcript required), SAT Critical Reading score of 550 minimum (or ACT English score of 24), SAT Math score of 550 minimum (or ACT Math score of 23) , SAT Writing score of 500 minimum (or ACT Writing score of 21), Academic Resume - including high school activities, student leadership roles, high school awards/honors, community services, etc., and must be accepted to the university and apply for consideration by the deadline. To apply, submit your name on the website (click for more information). After submitting your name you will need to email your academic resume to mailto: bnelson@westga.edu no later than the deadline. February  University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office, Becky Nelson at bnelson@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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USDA/1890 National Scholars Program/ various other scholarships as well Agriculture and related, animal sciences, botany, Food, and Natural resources and related sciences Up to full scholarships, plus other expenses 1890 National Scholars Program is open to students planning to attend one of 18 historically black land-grant universities (HBUs). Selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT scores. Upon completion of the scholar's academic degree program, there is an obligation of 1 year of service to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for each year of financial support. Some other scholarships available also. February 1  USDA/1890 Programs, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250, Mail Stop 9478, telephone number (202) 205-5692 or email 1890init@usda.gov or visit online (click on more information and search on scholarships).
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Best Teen Chef Scholarship Competition The Art Institute $1500 Scholarship compeition open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and territories, Canada, and Puerto Rico. High school seniors graduating and interested in the culinary arts programs at The Art Institute. Level One Deadline - February 3
Level Two Deadline - February 24
Level Three Deadline - March 16 
The Art Institute
1-800-833-2678
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KFC Colonel's Scholarships General; entrepreneur Up to $5,000, renewable Open to graduating high school seniors who have an entrepreneurial spirit and strong perseverance. Must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public college or university within your state of residence. Must demonstrate financial need. Must be US citizen or permanent resident. Applications will be available online on December 1. early February  Visit online (click on more information) or email kfcscholars@act.org or telephone (866) KFC-7240
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Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship Winner - $3,000 Runner Up - $1,000 North Carolina College or University February 8  School Counselor or Betsy Liles at bbliles@earthlink.net  
Herff Jones, Inc. Believe in You Scholarship & Principal's Award general $2,000, $5,000, $8,500 or $12,000 This opportunity requires a nomination from the school princpal or counselor. Only one nominee per school. Student should have strong skills in leadership, academic performance, or community service nomination form deadline is February 8, 2013  Herff Jones, Inc. 4625 West 62nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46268
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Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Scholarship Members of Local Government Federal Credit Unions $1,000 (120 scholarships) 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher; extracurricular activies and financial need are considered February 10  School Counselor or visit website at www.lgfcu.org/scholarships
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NC Junior Elon Scholars General: High school "juniors" who plan to attend Elon University $14,000-$18,000 over four years This scholarship serves academically talented high school juniors. These students demonstrate superior academic achievement and exceptional involvement in those activites which are highly valued as part of an Elon Education. Selection in not based upon financial need. Candidates should have an "A" average and a combined critical reading, math and writing SAT score of 1870 or higher. Elon will consider all SAT dates up to and including January 27th prior to award notification beginning March 1st. February 10th  Elon Office of Admissions 2700 Campus Box Elon, North Carolina 27244 admissions@elon.edu
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Lambda Upsilon Omega Chapter Scholarship General $500 one time Cabarrus County High School senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (unweighted), official proof of SAT score of 1300 or ACT score of 18, or higher, demonstrated leadership capabilitites (church, school, community service or employmnent) February 14th   Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Lambda Upsilon Omega Chapter c/o Scholarship Committee Post Office Box 6569 Concord, NC 28027  
AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship General $250 to $5,000 This scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for college-bound students to give thoughtful consideration to the impact Alzheimer’s disease has on their own lives and others in their family and community. Students are required to submit an autobiography and write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that answers the following questions: How has Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted your life?, What have you learned about yourself, your family and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer’s disease? To qualify, students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and must also enter a four-year accredited college or university within 12 months of the application deadline. Existing college students are not eligible to apply. An independent committee selected by AFA will judge all timely submissions. See website for other documentation required with submission. February 15  Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001, Attention: AFA Teens College Scholarship , info@afateens.org, 866.AFA.8484 or visit online (click on more information)
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Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarships Journalism, free spirit, HS Junior $1,000 (top 2 participants receive an additional $50,000) Open to high school JUNIORS who are committed to pursuing a career in journalism and demonstrate qualities of a "free spirit" academically or personally. A free spirit can be a risk-taker, a visionary, an innovative leader, an entrepreneur, or a courageous achiever who accomplishes great things beyond his or her normal circumstances. One student from each state plus DC will be selected to come to Washington, D.C., in the summer between their junior and senior year to receive their awards and participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum. An online application will be available at the website after Oct. 15. Submit application, two essays, letter of recommendation, transcript, samples of journalistic work, and photo. February 15  Jack Marsh, or Karen Catone, Freedom Forum Diversity Institute, Attention: Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Journalism Conference Program 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001, email: freespirit@freedomforum.org or call 202/292-6261 or visit online (click on more information)
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Alabama State University General; athletic Varies; up to full tuition and all costs Most require high academics, scores, or show leadership. Alabama State University scholarships are offered to the most outstanding entering freshmen (and junior college transfer students). All scholarships are competitive and are awarded to the most qualified entering freshmen students on the basis of the following: Completed admission and scholarship application, Official ACT score (or comparable SAT scores), Handwritten essay, Official high school transcript. All scholarship recipients must complete an application for financial aid by Feb 15. Must be admitted to the University by Jan. 31 to be considered. February 15  School Counselor or Alabama State University, 915 South Jackson Street, G.W. Trenholm Hall, Montgomery, AL, 36101-0271, telephone (334) 229-4862; or email finaid@alasu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Best Buy Scholarship Program General
9th - 12th graders
Academic achievement (solid grades)
Community service or work experience
$1,000 (1,200 scholarships) Students in grades 9 - 12 living in the US & Puerto Rico are eligible to apply; students need solid grades plus community service or work experience; apply online at www.at15.com or www.bestbuy-communityrelationsh.com February 15  Visit website for more information and online application.
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California Alumni Scholarships at UC Berkeley - Leadership Award General $1,500, non-renewable The Leadership Award is one of the most prestigious merit-based scholarships at UC Berkeley. The Leadership Award is a one-year, merit-based scholarship that recognizes Cal students who demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting their academic, work, or community environments. Students compete for the scholarship every academic year. For incoming freshmen: Minimum 3.3 unweighted GPA Demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting academic, work, or community environments Submit a UC Berkeley application, In-person interview, submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley. Application opens in Dec and closes Feb. Dec - Feb  Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720-7520, Toll-Free: (888) CAL-ALUM, scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - American Indian Scholarship General $1,000; one time award This scholarship is intended to help Native American college/university and technical school students of any age, any tribe, in any state at the undergraduate or graduate level. Graduate students are eligible; however, undergraduate students are given preference. Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Application available online. February 15  Daughters of the American Revolution, AMERICAN INDIANS Committee, Ellen Boots White, National Chairman, PO Box 78, Ashby, NE 69333, E-mail: ekwhite@neb-sandhills.net or visit website (click more information)
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship General Varies; can reapply This scholarship is awarded once a year to one student. A candidate for this scholarship must be enrolled full time at a 2- or 4- year college or university. Applicants must be Native Americans and proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher. A recipient may reapply for this scholarship and be considered along with other members of the applicant pool. Application available online. February 15  AMERICAN INDIANS Committee, Ellen Boots White, National Chairman, PO Box 78, Ashby, NE 69333 E-mail: ekwhite@neb-sandhills.net or visit website (click more information)
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships- several available History, Political Science, Economics, Government or Nursing, Piano or voice $1,000 - $2,000; renewable Several scholarships available; some are open to graduating seniors. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. Necessary application forms are available online and include: The DAR Scholarship Application Form and Financial Need Form. See website for specific criteria for the various scholarships. February 15  National Chairman, DAR Scholarship Committee, PO Box 2906, Ridgeland, MS 39158-2906, E-mail: scholarships@dar.org or visit website (click more information)
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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship General, minority students Up to $6,000 per year To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must: Be a graduating, minority high school senior; Plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year institution within the US; Show leadership potential; Demonstrate a dedication to community service; Present evidence of financial need; Be a US citizen; A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21; and Not possess any college degree. The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are: A completed and submitted online application; One (1) letter of recommendation submitted online; Submitted SAT or ACT scores. and official (with raised seal) high school transcript through the first semester of senior year of high school. Application will be available online in October OR November. February 15  Jackie Robinson Foundation, Attn: Scholarship Application, 75 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013-1917, (212) 290-8600, scholarships@jackierobinson.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Lowe's Scholarship and the Charles Buchanan Scholarship General; leadership activities, community service, work experience $2,500 and $5,000 The Lowe's Scholarship is open to any US graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year university in the US, with a 3.25 or better GPA and demonstrating a history of commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service and/or work experience. The Charles Buchanan Scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college undergraduates at an accredited two- or four-year university in the US, who meets the above criteria AND are Lowes employees (or relatives of employees). Apply online using Access Key: LOWES for the The Lowe’s Scholarship or access key LCBS for the Charles Buchanan Scholarship, in December. February 28  Questions? Contact ISTS at https://www.applyists.net/EmailRequestForm.asp Access Key: LOWES or Visit online (click more information)
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National FFA Association Scholarships - Various scholarships General, community service, leadership, agriculture, farming Varies Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Some for FFA members; some open to non-members. Applications available on website November 15. Signature page must be mailed by February 22. February 15  National FFA Organization Scholarship Office, PO Box 68960, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960, scholarships@ffa.org or 317-802-6099 or visit online (clickon more information).
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Paine College General, education, military dependent Unavailable The list of awards is revised every year, according to the funds that are made available. You must read the criteria for each award and make sure you fit the requirements before you apply for it. You will see only those awards for which you might be qualified. You will be asked to write a number of 1-paragraph answers for a series of questions that are specifically aligned with the criteria for many of the awards. You will be required to write one 1-page essay that will ask you about your plans for the future. You will find the directions for submitting your application on the application itself. Follow those directions to make sure the Committee receives your application. There are several awards designated for graduating seniors. In addition, Presidential Scholars are eligible for many of the awards. Therefore, all students are urged to apply for scholarships, honors, and awards. Check back on website for new application. February 15  Paine College, 1235 Fifteenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901, Ms. Carole Overton, the Chair of the Committee on Scholarships, Honors, and Awards, 706-821-8250 or coverton@paine.edu for more information. or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas A&M University -Commerce - various scholarships available General, accounting, economics, finance, biology, counseling, education, history, engineering, technology, journalism, literature, languages, marketing, management, mathematics, music, political science, psychology, social work, theater Vary Various scholarships available; require scholarship application. Complete the scholarship application for general and departmental scholarships. We will begin making offers to admitted students (with official test scores on file) beginning December 6 for the following Fall. .You must view additional departmental requirements; if your department is not listed, there are no additional requirements. Any additional requirements must be included for the application to be considered complete. Submit the scholarship application and all supplementary documents required by your department to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships by the deadline, or sooner as offers are made as early as December for Fall enrollment. February 15  The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has offices in the Student Access and Success building at 2200 Campbell Street (phone number 903/886-5096). scholarships@tamu-commerce.edu. or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas A&M University-Kingsville - Various scholarships available General Vary Freshmen students must submit high school transcripts with class rank posted, ACT (22) or SAT (1030) test scores, (ACT 19 or SAT 920 for ROTC scholarships), and two letters of recommendation along with the completed scholarship application. Incoming Freshmen should complete the Javelina Online scholarship application by the deadline for all other general and departmental scholarships. The Scholarship application and its required documentation will be copied for distribution to the departments where the students might qualify for scholarships. Students may attach an additional page if necessary to list all school related activities and achievements, special honors and awards. February 15th  Texas A&M-Kingsville, Office of Financial Aid, 700 University Blvd, MSC 115, Kingsville, TX 78363, 1-800-687-6000 or (361) 593-3911 or (361)-593-2875, financial.aid@tamuk.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Notre Dame - several scholarships available General Unavailable Financial Aid at Notre Dame is administered and awarded based upon the demonstrated financial need of the student. All students admitted through the University's very selective admissions process are considered worthy of scholarship consideration on the basis of their outstanding academic and personal credentials. A thorough and consistent review of each applicant is conducted by the Financial Aid Office each year in order to determine a student's financial aid eligibility, including scholarship eligibility. February 15  University of Notre Dame - Office of Student Financial Services, Financial Aid, 115 Main Building 100 Main Building, Notre Dame, IN 46556, Phone: 574-631-6436, finaid@nd.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of West Georgia - various scholarships General; Art, Theatre Up to $4,500 per year; some renewable Several types of scholarships available. The UWG awards several Presidential academic scholarships for students with outstanding academic credentials. The Honors College will invite students who are eligible for consideration for Presidential Scholarships. These awards are renewable for up to three additional years. To be considered, students must be accepted for admission by February 1. The Honors program requires an academic resume. Art and Theatre scholarships require a separate application and portfolio submission or audition. More information available under more information. February 15  University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or visit online (click on more information).
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WACE National CO-OP Scholarship Program WACE will award 195 merit co-op scholarships to to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education. Refer to website. Amounts vary depending on the college. http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/partners.html To qualify for this scholarship, students must: "Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. "Apply and be accepted for the 2013-2014 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed. * Please note deadline exceptions for Clarkson University and Johnson & Wales University Application Deadline: FEBRUARY 15, 2013* (postmarked if mailed)  For General Questions, please contact Danielle Perry 978.934.1870 danielle_perry@uml.edu
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Jagannathan Scholarship Must plan to attend a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina (UNC) $2,000 (1) Outstanding academic achievement
(2) financial need
(3) diverse extracurricular activities
(4) evidence of strong leadership
February 16  School Counselor or www.ncseaa.edu.cfnc.org
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Our Family for Families First Foundation Scholarship Senior dependents of active-duty Service Member stationed at Fort Meade, Fort Bragg, Fort Polk, Fort Rucker, Fort Riley, Fort Still or Aberdeen Proving Ground $12,500 year/four years If you are the child of an active duty Service Members stationed at one of the following installations, you are eligible to apply: Fort Meade, Fort Bragg, Fort Polk, Fort Rucker, Fort Riley, Fort Sill, Aberdeen Proving Ground. Applicants do NOT have to live in a Picerne Military Housing home to be eligible. Open to graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application; $12,500 per year for four years; scholars must attend a four-year institution. February 16  Dawn Parker, Our Family for Families First Foundation, www.ourfamilyfoundation.org, 425-501-5398
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American Institute of Chemical Engineers -- Central Carolinas Section Engineering or other technical major in college two $500 each High school senior intending to major in Engineering or other technical major. Preference will be given to Chemistry or to Chemical Engineering related programs; GPA greater than 3.0; well rounded individual with significant extracurricular activities; resident of Mecklenburg or surrounding counties in North and South Carolina. February 17th  Kellie Hedrick, PE Environmental Process Solutions 7427 Matthews-Mint Hill Road Suite 105-272 Charlotte, NC 28227
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NC Department of Veterans Affairs Scholarships Children of disabled, deceased, combat or POW/MIA War Veterans Up to full tuition, certain fees and a reasonable room and board allowance in NC-owned institutions, or $1,500 to $4,500 per academic year in private institutions. Two scholarship classes are available, one is automatic and one is compeitive. 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. February 18  School Counselor or Timothy Tereska, Director, Cabarrus County Veteran Services, 65 Church Street, Concord, NC 28026, 704-920-2869
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Moody's Mega Math Challenge Scholarship Competition Math $1,000 - $20,000 Participate in a scholarship competition related to math February 24 (registration deadline)
March 3 or 4 (choose your challenge day) 
Michelle Montgomery, Project Director, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 3600 Market Street, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, M3Challenge@siam.org
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Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship Program General $2,500 The program is open to 23 counties that our law firm serves. North Carolina counties included Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, Stanly, Iredell, Alexander, Burke, Robeson, Scotland, Richmond, Anson and Cumberland, and 5 South Carolina counties. This year, our firm's scholarship committee selected students based on their school and community involvement, grades, SAT scores and a presentation (video, PowerPoint, brochure, website or essay) that encouraged fellow teens to abstain from underage drinking and driving and highlighted the dangers of drinking and driving. Application available online. February 27  Kristine Woolley, Community Relations Director, at (704) 343-4644 or kwoolley@demayolaw.com, Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P., Attn: Kristine Woolley at PO Box 34426, Charlotte, NC 28234. or visit online (Click on more information)
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Automotive, STEM $2,000 to $25,000/year; renewable Success both inside and outside of the classroom, may not be able to attend college without financial assistance, high school seniors or high school graduates who are first-time college students, plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university, major in a course of study that focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math), demonstrate interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study, U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States. February 28  Visit online (click on more information) Or email Scholarship Management Services at buickachievers@scholarshipamerica.org. Or call 1-800-537-4180.
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Marriott Scholars Program (Hispanic College Fund) hospitality management, hotel management, culinary, or food & beverage field $500-$9,000; renewable Eligibility Criteria: Be of Hispanic/Latino heritage, Be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico, Be an upcoming freshman or sophomore, Plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in a hospitality management or culinary program, Plan to pursue a degree within the hospitality management, hotel management, culinary, or food beverage field, Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. Required Documents: Official transcript, Proof of family income, Proof of citizenship status, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Resume, Financial Aid verification (if chosen as semi finalist only) You can apply to the Marriott Scholars program by completing the Hospitality Majors Application available online; check back for new application to open. March 1  Attn: Scholarship Processing, Hispanic College Fund, 1301 K Street NW, Suite 450-A West, Washington, DC 20005, 1-800-644-4223. or visit online (click on more information)
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Cabarrus County Farm Bureau Scholarship *Cabarrus County High School Senior
*Priority given but not limited to Agriculture, Health Occupations or Education
*$1,000/year (two nonrenewable scholarships) *High school senior from Cabarrus County School
*Cumulative "B" average during high school
*Letter of recommendation from principle, guidance counselor or teacher
*Must provide SAT scores, transcipt and current photograph
*Must be available for interview by Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee if requested
February 29 (receipt deadline)  School Counselor or
Tina Brown
Cabarrus County Farm Bureau
3814 Hwy 49 S
P.O. Box 609
Harrisburg, NC 28075
Phone: 704-455-4227
Fax: 704-455-1350
tina.brown@ncfbssc.com  
Bank of America - Joe Martin Scholarship General $2,500; renewable The Bank of America Joe Martin Scholarship program is a competitive based scholarship program available for college or vocational schools to dependents of associates who have been employed by Bank of America for at least 1 year. Dependents of deceased, disabled, or retired associates also are eligible. In addition, applicants must be 23 years of age or younger; high school senior or graduate; plan to be enrolled or currently be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school ; enroll in the college of their choice no later than the fall of the year in which the award is given; and have an above average academic record; be actively involved in school and community activities; possess a desire to pursue educational and career goals; and wish to develop a well-rounded character. Check website in December for guidelines and application for upcoming year. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, contributions to school and community, character, and financial need. February  Scholarship Management Services - Email: bankofamerica@scholarshipamerica.org, Call: 1-800-537-4180 ext. 555 or Visit online (click on more information).
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Chi Eta Phi Sorority - Ailene Carrington Ewell Scholarship Nursing $1,000 Must be accepted to accredited nursing program. Must have demonstrated leadership, financial need, grades, essay, recommendation. Can apply through local chapter. Updated information should be posted on website in November or December. February  Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 3029 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, tel. 202.232.3858, fax. 202.232.3460 or visit online (click more information); look under the Programs tab
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National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarship Program Journalism; African-American Up to $2,500 Open to African-American students, who are student members of NABJ, planning to pursue a career in journalism and enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university. Submit application with resume, essay, transcript, recommendations and work samples. Applications available on the website in late October. NABJ local chapters annually provide scholarships to high school and college students. Interested applicants should apply directly through the local chapter and adhere to the individual deadlines. March  Irving Washington, NABJ Scholarship Program, University of Maryland, 8701-A Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783-1716, telephone (301) 445-7100 ext. 108 or (866) 479-NABJ, or email iwashington@nabj.org. Also visit website (click more information).
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The Generation Google Scholarship Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program, minority, woman, disability $10,000; renewable Applicants must be high school seniors and meet the following eligibility criteria: Intends to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2013-2013 school year. Intends to be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program. Exemplifies leadership and demonstrates a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology through involvement in their community. Strong record of academic achievement. A student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability). Demonstrates financial need. Requires online application, references, three short essays, transcripts, etc. February  Email generationgoogle@google.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Alabama A&M University - several scholarships available General; Music, ROTC, Family and Consumer Sciences, Fashion Design, Apparel, Merchandising and Design, Nutrition, Hospitality Management, Human Development, Physics, Food Science, Urban Planning, agricultural science, Computational Science, athletic From $125 to full tuition, room and board and books Scholarship applicationi avalable online; includes essays. CRITERIA: Applicant must have a GPA of 3.25 or above. Applicant must have an ACT Score of 23 or above/SAT Score of 1590 or above. Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Legal Resident of the United States. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or currently attending, or planning to attend, Alabama A&M University and seeking an undergraduate degree.Some based on financial need. See website for contact information for each scholarship. March 1  Chairman of Scholarship Committee, Office of Admissions, Alabama A&M University, Post Office Box 908, Normal, AL 35762. Undergraduate Admissions - (256) 372-5245 admissions@aamu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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American Architectural Foundation - Minority/ Disadvantaged Scholarship Program Architecture $3,000- $4,000; 20 scholarships available; renewable Open to minority/disadvantaged students who are graduating high school seniors. These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program. Selections will be based on financial need, academic achievement, essay, recommendations, transcript. Must submit a statement of disadvantaged circumstances. Website updated by January. March  Jamie Yeung at The American Institute of Architects: jyeung@aia.org, 1735 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006-5292, telephone (202) 626-7511. Email scholarships@aia.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Chemical Society Scholars Program For Minorities Agricultural Chem, Chemistry, Biochem, Ceramic Science/Chemistry/Technology, Chemical Engineering or Technology, Environmental Science/Engineering, Food Science, Materials Science, Toxicology, Petroleum Engineering, Nanoscience/technology, Paper/Pulp Tech Up to $5,000; renewable ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority (African American, Hispanic, or American Indian) students who want to enter the fields of chemical sciences or chemical technology. Must be US citizens or permanent residents, high achievers in chemistry or science and planning to pursue a career in a chemically related science, with demonstrated financial need. Submit application and FAFSA. Applications accepted November through March. March 1  American Chemical Society Scholars Program, Department of Diversity Programs, 1155 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036, or visit or visit online (click on more information) or call (800) 227-5558, ext. 6250 or (202) 872-6250.
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Armstrong Atlantic State University - several scholarships General; art, music, theater, biology, chemistry, physics, criminal justice, computer science, social science, political science, dental hygiene, education, economics, engineering Vary There are many scholarships available to AASU students, which are awarded on the basis of academic achievements, GPA, SAT scores, extracurricular activities, financial need and the applicant's statement. You may apply for these and other scholarships using the Academic Scholarship Application which is available online or in the Office of Financial Aid. The application consists of basic student information and includes a place for the student to express their need and desire for scholarship funds. The statement is evaluated for its message, organization, grammar and demeanor. Be sure to take your time and check your spelling. Application lists the many scholarships available. March 1  Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997, 912.344.3266, scholarships@armstrong.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Scholarship Medical $1000 and $2000 scholarships funded by United Way Acceptance to Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, for under-represented racial, ethnic and gender minorities in the healthcare field. Priority given to bilingual and first generation college students. March 1  Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
Mark Ellison, Director of Admissions
Phone: 704-783-1616
Email: mellsion@cabarruscollege.edu
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Cabarrus County Association of Teacher Assistants Scholarship General $600.00 Applicant must be enrolling ina state acredited school in any subject area. School may offer a 2 yr or 4yr degree and can include cosmetology,dental assistant, auto mechanics,R.N., or early childhood. Applicant may not be receiving other financial aid in the form of grants or scholarships in the excess of $5000. Minimum GPA 2.8. Applicant must attend a Cabarrus County High School. You DO NOT have to be the child of a Teacher Assistant. March 1  Elizabeth Fitzwater, Harrisburg Elementary School, 704-455-5118  
Crumley Roberts Chairman's Scholarship General $1,000 towards tuition and a new ipad 2 1. graduating high school senior who will attend a four year college or university
2. community involvement, extracurriculur activities, letters of reference, and essay
3. 2.8 GPA or higher
March 1 (postmark deadline)  Crumley Roberts Chariman's Scholarship, Attn: Scholarship Committee. 2400 Freeman Mill Road, Suite 300, Greensboro, NC 27406
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Crumley Roberts Next Step Scholarship General $1,000 toward tuition and a new Ipad 2 Must be a community college student in a transfer program moving on to a four year college or university (all ages welcome) Opens January 1, 2012 and closes March 1, 2012 
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David J. Ewing Scholarship General; lost a parent $1,500 to $5,000; renewable The UNTFoundation will manage the account and UNT Faculty Senate University Scholarship Committee will award scholarships to qualified full-time undergraduate students who have lost a parent during that parent’s working years and need financial assistance to attend college. The recipient of a Ewing Scholarship may choose to attend ANY ACCREDITED INSTITUTION of higher education in the US. To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must possess the following characteristics: Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the university; Maintain full-time enrollment in one of the degree programs offered at that university; Have a deceased parent or parents who died during their working years. Submit an application form (available online), two letters of professional recommendation, official high school or college transcripts (including all transfer hours), a two-page maximum, typed, double-spaced essay, discussing your professional goals and need for a scholarship and a copy of your SAR from the FAFSA. Check back on the website for this year's application. March 1  University of North Texas, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1155 Union Circle #311370, Denton, Texas 76203-5017, (940) 565-2302, Fax: (940) 565-2738, Scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia Institute of Technology - various scholarships available General; Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Computer Science, science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, History, Technology, and Society, Management, Mechanical Eng., Industrial and Systems Eng. , Up to full tuition Varies. Academic excellence, financial need, and major of study are the primary criteria used for selecting recipients. Most institutional scholarships require a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. To be considered for scholarships awarded by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, you must complete a Georgia Tech financial aid application and the FAFSA each year. Preference is given to students who show financial need, and meet the established application deadlines. Various scholarships available with differing criteria: all majors, financial need, Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Computer science, residents of GA, African-Americans, Cuban descent etc. See website for listings and requirements. Varies; March 1 for financial aid app and FAFSA  Georgia Institute of Technology, Office of Student Financial Planning and Services, 225 North Avenue, Atlanta GA 30332-0460, telephone (404) 894-4160 or email finaid@gatech.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Greater Charlotte Bowling Scholarship General $1500 Resident of Mecklenburg, Union, Stanly (south of Hwy 73) or Cabarrus Counties (except City of Kannapolis)
Applicant or parent/guardian must hold current membership in US Bowling Congress (USBC) & Greater Charlotte USBC Association (applicant must have maintained amateur standing)
Minimum 2.6 GPA
March 1  Tamoria Adams, Chairman
Greater Charlotte Bowling Scholarship Fund
1768 Merriman Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704.366.2489
tamoriann@aol.com
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Hispanic College Fund-various scholarships available General, business, science, technology, engineering, and math, finance, accounting, nursing, Hospitality Management, Hotel Management, Culinary, or Food & Beverage Management, pharmacy, computers, IT, health From $500 to $10,000 Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident residing in the 50 states or Puerto Rico, of Hispanic background. Must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student for the upcoming year. Must plan to be enrolled in a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, and have financial need. Each scholarship program has its own set of criteria. Each scholarship application site will state the full list of requirements for each program. Please see website for more information; applications will be available November. March 1  Hispanic College Fund, Inc., 1301 K Street NW, Suite 450-A West, Washington, D.C. 20005, 800-644-4223 (toll-free) · 202-296-5400 (phone) · 202-296-3774 (fax), CFC# 10147, email Miss. Auri Duarte, Scholarship Program Manager, aduarte@hispanicfund.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarship and Awards Program General; Creative & Performing Arts Unavailable Every applicant must be an active National JACL member at either an Individual or Student/Youth Level, from any ethnic background. Membership applications are available on the website. Applicants must be planning to attend full time at a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning within the US at the undergraduate or graduate school level in the fall. Entering Freshman applicants must be high school seniors. Creative & Performing Arts applicants cannot be professional artists. Applicants may apply under only one scholarship category. Only one application need be submitted to qualify for all awards listed in that same category. Applications will be reviewed for award preferences. Applications should be updated in November. March 1  JACL National Scholarship Awards, 1765 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 or Patty Wada at (415) 345-1075 or ncwnp@jacl.org visit online (click on more information).
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LIFE (Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education) - Life Lessons Scholarship Program General; loss of parent $1,000-$10,000 Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are between 17 and 24 years of age, have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia. Complete and submit the online application form, including the essay of no more than 500 words or video entry of no more than 3 minutes describing how you have experienced the personal and financial challenges caused by the death of a parent or legal guardian. Check website for current year application starting in February. February-March  LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, c/o LIFE Foundation, 1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 610, Arlington, VA 22209. Email scholarship@lifehappens.org or call (202) 464-5000 x4446. Visit online (click on more information).
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) - Heroes Tribute Scholarships General $1,000 -$12,500, plus Must be a son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, a former Marine or Marine The Scholarship Foundation also provides Heroes Tribute Scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to children of Marines, and Navy Corpsmen serving with Marines, whose parents have been killed on September 11th, or in combat since September 11, 2001. Must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 2.0+, planning to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school. Income requirements are waived for this scholarship. Applications available after December. March 1  Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 3008, Princeton NJ 08543-3008, telephone June Hering (800) 292-7777 or email mcsfnj@mcsf.org or visit online (click on more information).
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NAACP - various scholarships available General, Education, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics $1,000 to $5,000 Must be US citizen attending 4-year accredited college or university. Must maintain a 2.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale). Some require membership in NAACP, others do not. Some require financial need. Other requirements listed for the individual scholarships available -- see website for specific information. Current year information will be available on website in late Fall. March  NAACP National Headquarters, 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore MD 21215, Toll Free: (877) NAACP-98 or The United Negro College Fund, Scholarships & Grants Administration, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, ATTN: Kimberly Hall, Phone: 703.205.3400 or visit online (click on more information).
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National Press Club - Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship Journalism $5,000; non-renewable Open to open to all high school seniors, regardless of gender or race. Applicants must have a 3.0 grade average who plan to attend college. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend. March 1  General Manager's Office, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Press Club - Scholarship for Journalism Diversity and Ellen Masin Persina Scholarship Journalism $2,500; renewable Open to minority students. Must be a high school senior, planning to pursue a career in journalism, with a GPA at least 2.75 who will bring diversity to journalism. Submit application form, work samples, essay, letters of recommendation, transcript, copy of FAFSA, documentation of acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend. March 1  National Press Club, Attention: Scholarship Department, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7500. Also visit website (click more information).
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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Jean-Guy Béliveau, P.E. MATHCOUNTS Scholarship Engineering, math $3,000; not renewable The Jean-Guy Béliveau, P.E. MATHCOUNTS Scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior who formerly participated as a competitor in the MATHCOUNTS program in middle school and who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university. Selection will based on GPA, internship or co-op experience and community involvement, recommendations, honors and awards, answers on the application. Application packets must include a completed application, a complete transcript of the high school grades, SAT and/or ACT scores, a resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities, and Recommendation letters from two faculty members who have taught the applicant. Letters of recommendation and copies of transcripts may be in separate envelopes but we highly recommend that they accompany the application. March 1  NSPE Educational Foundation, Jean-Guy Béliveau, P.E. MATHCOUNTS Scholarship, 1420 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314-2794 or visit online (click on more information).
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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote Ethnic Diversity in Engineering Engineering $5,000 for freshman year Open to graduating high school seniors from an ethnic minority. Must be accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a 4-year college/university. Must be a US citizen. Selection will based on GPA, internship or co-op experience and community involvement, recommendations, honors and awards, answers on the application. March 1  NSPE Educational Foundation, Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering, 1420 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-2794 or visit online (click on more information).
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NC State USBC Association, Inc. Youth Scholarship General-Bowling $2000 *Any senior student in a North Carolina High School prior to the age of 22 (as of February 28th). *Must be a current member of the NCS USBCA and bowling in certified USBC North Carolina youth league. *Files a completed application with the Association Manager of the NCS USBCA. Application must be postmarked no later than March 1st. *The applicant must have an unimpaired amateur standing in bowling. *Must have a GPA at your high school with expectations of admissions to a recognized institution. March 1st  Tom McBride Association Manager, NCS USBCA, Inc. 2701 Hampton Meadows Lane Cramerton, NC 28032-1450 704-824-7795
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North Carolina (NC) State United States Bowling Congress Association (USBCA) Youth Scholarship General $1,500 High school senior, current member of the NCS USBCA and bowling in a certified USBC North Carolina youth league, unimpaired amateur standing in bowling, GPA within expected range for admission to a recognized institution March 1  Tom McBride, Association Manager, NCS USBCA, Inc., 2421 Linda Street, Gastonia, NC 28054-1918, 704-824-7795
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Oregon Institute of Technology - several scholarships available General, Engineering Technology, Geomatics, Renewable Energy Engineering, athletic, leadership and diversity Academic scholarships are awarded only to new, fully admitted OIT students. If you meet the criteria listed above, all you need to do is apply for admission to OIT and be accepted by February 1 for enrollment in the following academic year. You must meet all admission requirements in order to qualify. Other scholarships include Engineering Honors scholarships, Leadership and Diversity scholarship (requires additional scholarship application), and Oregon Tech Foundation scholarship. Athletic scholarships are offered for every varsity sport at Oregon Tech. Availability of scholarship funds varies for each sport. Scholarship recipients are recommended by the coach based on the availability of funds and needs of the specific program. Oregon Tech is a highly competitive program. Please contact the specific sports coach to discuss your participation and scholarship opportunities. Updated information will be available on website in December. March 1 for most  Main campus: Oregon Institute of Technology, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, Toll Free: 1-800-422-2017, ext. 1, Email: oit@oit.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship Foundation Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education Up to $5,000; renewable Open to high school seniors or current college students who have been accepted /enrolled into a NC college or university and plan to pursue careers in Education. Must have GPA of at least 3.0. Submit application, transcript, two letters of recommendation and an 800-word essay explaining the reasons you want to teach. Scholarship recipients must sign an agreement to teach in NC for 5 years upon graduation from college. March 1  Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship Foundation, 9450 Moss Plantation Drive NW, Suite 101, Concord NC 28027, telephone (704) 786-3035 ext. 4011 or email mtracy@ruckushouse.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Saint Paul's College - several scholarships available General, science, mathematics, education, athletics, chemistry Varies A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required for scholarships unless otherwise specified by the donor. Students who submit their FAFSA applications to the Department of Education Processing Center by March 1 of each year are automatically considered for these scholarships. Information outlining specific academic requirements are available in the Financial Aid Office. Various scholarships awarded, based on any of the following, academic excellence, high scholarship, strong moral influence, character, academic achievement and potential for future growth and development, Christian character, effective leadership ability, and who is in good standing with and loyal to the spirit and tradition of the College, and more. See website for the list of scholarships available-scroll down the page (click more information). March 1  Saint Paul's College, 115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868, (434) 848-3111, www.saintpauls.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Savannah State University - several scholarships available General, engineering, mass communications, (also athletic) Unavailable To assist students and their families in meeting the financial demands of a college education, Savannah State awards merit-based scholarships and grants annually. Candidates with a high school grade point average of 3.0, a minimum ACT composite score of 21 or a minimum SAT composite score of 1000, and rank in the top 25% of their class are considered for academic scholarships. Scholarship competition may also include a writing sample, group discussing and an individual interview on campus. Students with GPAs from 2.0 - 2.9 also encouraged to apply. Application will be available online in November. Athletic scholarship information is available through the Athletic Department at (912) 353-5181. March 1  Savannah State University, Office of Financial Aid, P.O. Box 20523, Savannah, GA 31404, (912) 356-2253/2254, Fax: (912) 353-3150, Email: finaid@savannahstate.edu
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Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Scholarship Program SEIU Members & their children Varies Varies March 1  Service Employees International Union
1800 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
http://www.seiu.org/a/members/fulfill-your-college-goals-with-an-seiu-scholarship.php
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Southern Polytechnic State University - several scholarships available General; engineering, technology; Hispanic/Latino Unavailable SPSU awards scholarships to qualified students based on academic merit and financial need. Need-based scholarships take both financial need and academic criteria into account, while academic scholarships are based solely upon a student's specific academic program. Apply online for scholarships. You will need your SPSU student ID to apply. All students that have applied to SPSU will be given a student ID. Many of the academic programs offer scholarships. Check with your academic advisor. Scholarships are competitive and funds are limited. Scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students also available March 1  Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060-2896, 1-800-635-3204, 678-915-7778, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid - Phone: 678-915-7290, Fax: 678-915-4227, Email: Financial_aid@spsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Texas Woman's University - several scholarships available General $1,000 to full tuition and all fees; renewable Prospective students must first apply for admission to TWU at ApplyTexas.org before using the STARS scholarship online application system. Academic scholarships are generally awarded on the basis of academic achievement. Some scholarships may entitle non-Texas resident students to pay Texas resident tuition rates. Full-time enrollment is required unless graduating in the semester of the award or unless the degree program requires less than full-time status. March 15 for admission application  Office of Financial Aid, ADM Bldg., P.O. Box 425408, Denton, TX 76204-5408, 940.898.3064 (Local), 940.898.3068 (Fax), finaid@twu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) - several scholarships available General; Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies, astronomy, natural sciences. $2,000-$12,000; can reapply The NIAF will award scholarships and grants to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year who will be enrolled in an US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall, has a grade-point average of at least 3.5 / 4.0 (or the equivalent), is a US citizen or a permanent resident alien, and falls into one of two groups of students: 1) Italian American students (must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy) who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements in any area of study; and 2) Students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years. Applications for NIAF scholarships can only be submitted on-line. Teacher evaluation forms also online. Application and links will be available in November. March 1  NIAF, 1860 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, (202) 387-0600, information@niaf.org or Alexandra Dall at adall@niaf.org, (202) 939-3118 or visit online (click on more information)
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The Triangle Technology Executives Council attending and pursuing a degree at a NC non-profit based college, university or technical school $6,000 innovation March 1  Patti Crites patti@ncttec.net
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The University of New Orleans - PERFORMANCE AND SPECIAL FOCUS AWARDS Visual arts, performing arts, Music, Film, Theater, Communication Arts, Fine Arts $500 to $1,000 (or appropriate fee waivers for out-of-state) provides funding to students who exhibit special talent in the visual and performing arts or who are part of special designated educational cohort groups. These awards vary in value and are awarded through the different focus area. Out-of-state students will also receive appropriate level of out-of-state fee waivers (ranging from 25-100%) based on their academic credentials. Students wishing to be considered must complete the normal scholarship application process outlined above, but may also be required to submit supplementary information or submit to a performance-related tryout. All students must complete the application for admission to UNO and supply necessary test scores (ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL), and supply transcripts as appropriate. No student will be offered a scholarship without at least unofficial documents on file. - All domestic undergraduate students should complete and submit the FAFSA before enrollment. Click on links under Undergraduate Scholarship Information for details. March 1  University of New Orleans, Office of Admissions, 103 Administration Building, 2000 Lakeshore Dr New Orleans, LA 70148, (504) 280-6595 or (800) 256-5UN or visit online (click on more information)
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UC Berkeley - Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship General varies, based on need The Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to new and continuing students on the basis of both academic merit and financial need. Students entering Berkeley from high school must have a 4.1 GPA. The amount of the scholarship is based on your level of financial need. Complete the FAFSA to apply for Financial aid. Complete and submit the University of California Application for Freshman (or Transfer) Admission and Scholarships by the deadline. Cite your characteristics, such as ancestry and professional interests, in the "Scholarship" section. (Some scholarships are reserved for students who meet criteria established by individual donors.) Complete and submit the (FAFSA) by the UC Berkeley March deadline. March 1  Visit online (click on more information) and to find the appropriate email address or call (510) 642-6442: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
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UNC-Pembroke - various scholarships available General; special education Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on academic record and involvement in extracurricular activities. All students must be admitted to the University and must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. it has been determined that the Merit Scholarship Application is no longer required for entering freshman. Decisions regarding Merit Scholarship awards will be based on admissions application date and superior scholastic achievement and potential. Where required, endowed scholarship applications are available online. Offers a merit scholarship specific to Native Americans as well as for the general population. Also a North Carolina Council of Epsilon Sigma Alpha scholarship for students studying to work with exceptional children. March 1  UNC Pembroke, Office of Financial Aid, PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510, telephone (910) 521-6255 or email fa@uncp.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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United Methodist Women of the Western North Carolina Conference Scholarship Program General, church-related $500 to $10,000 Various scholarships available. United Methodist Women of the Western North Carolina Conference have a scholarship program for students attending one of the Methodist related colleges in North Carolina (Bennett College, Brevard College, Greensboro College, High Point University, and Pfeiffer University) and pursuing an academic course of study leading to a church-related vocation such as Christian Education. All applicants must be members of the United Methodist Church and must reside within the bounds of the Western North Carolina Conference (includes the western half of NC; Mecklenburg west). Other scholarships available for other course of studies as well. March 1  Pat Gilbert, WNCC UMW Scholarship Chairperson, 4005 Mooresville Road, Salisbury NC 28147, Phone: 704-633-6361, Email: patgilbert@bellsouth.net, or visit online (Click on more information).
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University of Kentucky - several scholarships available General, departmental also available; arts $3,000; renewable These scholarships require only the admissions application and test scores received by the deadline. They include: Flagship Scholarship -- Incoming freshmen whose highest ACT score is 26-27 or SAT (M+CR) is 1170-1240, and achieve a 3.30 unweighted high school GPA, will automatically be offered a Flagship Scholarship. The Provost Scholarship -- Incoming freshmen whose minimum ACT score is 28 or SAT (M+CR) is 1250, and achieve a 3.30 unweighted high school GPA, will automatically be offered a Provost Scholarship. Departmental scholarships also available. See website for criteria and instructions. March 1  Office of Academic Scholarships, 100-H Funkhouser Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0054, Phone: (859) 257-4198, E-mail: academicscholar@lsv.uky.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of North Texas - Several General Academic scholarships available General $200 - $2500; some renewable To be considered for General Academic Scholarships you must be an entering freshman in the top quarter of your high school graduating class with at least an 1100 SAT or 24 ACT (written portion excluded); or, be a continuing/transfer student with at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the end of the Fall semester of your senior year. All applicants must have an assigned UNT ID number to submit an application. Any essays, letters of recommendations, or other documents required MUST be attached to your online application when it is submitted. Submitting a General Academic Scholarship application will automatically place a student into the competition for a variety of scholarships for which the student is eligible. March 1  Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, 1147 Union Circle - Eagle Student Services Center, Room 228, Denton, TX 76203, (940) 565-2302 or toll free at (877)881-1014; via fax at (940)565-2738; or via email at scholarships@unt.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Portland - several scholarships available General, varies Varies Generally, scholarships are reserved for students with special qualifications, such as academic, athletic or artistic talent. Awards are also available for students who are interested in particular fields of study, who are members of underrepresented groups, who live in certain areas of the country or who demonstrate financial need. UP has several institutional scholarships that are awarded to students based on certain academic criteria. Students are notified of these scholarships by the Office of Admissions. These scholarships are available for four years of academic study and will be distributed evenly over eight semesters (fall and spring, excluding summer). Apply for institutional scholarships through the Supplemental Scholarship Application. The scholarship application season for the upcoming academic year opens in November. March 1  University of Portland, Financial Aid, Waldschmidt 120, MSC 166, 5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland OR 97203, 503-943-7311 or 800-227-4568, fax: 503-943-7508, finaid@up.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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University of West Georgia - Art Scholarships General $1,000; renewable for one year The Department of Art at the University of West Georgia will offer scholarships to incoming freshmen enrolling as Art majors at the University. To be eligible for consideration: Complete the Incoming Freshmen Scholarship application (on website). Submit copies of your transcript including your SAT/ACT scores. Submit two teacher/principal recommendation letters. See the website for scholarship application and other requirements. March 1  University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 Admissions Office at admiss@westga.edu or call 678-839-5600 or Clint Samples, Foundations Coordinator, csamples@westga.edu, 678-839-4949 or visit online (click on more information).
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Wade Edwards Short Fiction Scholarship Contest General $1,000 - $5,000 Open to high school juniors for the most outstanding original short fiction. The award is intended to reward excellence in creative writing and to encourage contemplation of virtues among high school students. Students are encouraged to consider and address one or more of the qualities associated with Wade Edwards -- humility, strength of convictions, loyalty, honor, charity, determination, the value of friendship, and the obligations of friendship and community. New information will be available on website after October. March or April  Visit online (click on more information)
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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Educational Foundation Scholarship General $2,500 The scholarship competition will be open to college-going children of WSWA member company employees. The WSWA Educational Foundation offers scholarships to help employees of WSWA members as they work hard to provide for their children’s future. The four scholarship winners are chosen based upon their scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities and essays on their career goals. Many of these young men and women are striving to make a difference and committed to their education as they prepare for the future. A notice will be sent to all WSWA members and information will be posted to WSWA’s web site in the spring. Spring  Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA), Washington, D.C., 202-371-9792, or visit online in the spring (click on more information)
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University of San Diego - Bishop Maher Catholic Leadership Scholarship General $500 to $4,000 Intended to assist Catholic undergraduate men and women who have financial need and who have demonstrated leadership capabilities in their parish or within their Catholic community. New applicants must have a high school Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (as determined by the USD Office of Undergraduate Admissions) and acceptable SAT scores. Transfer students from other 4 year universities or community colleges must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, and some level of financial need. First time continuing USD students must have a cumulative USD 2.5 GPA. March 2  For more information or to apply, call (619) 260-4514 or visit online (click on more information).
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Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - (various scholarships available) General; culinary arts, hospitality, restaurant, business, leadership $500 and up, some renewable JWU offers many different types of scholarships. Some you may apply for; some you may be automatically eligible for upon acceptance; and others you may be awarded based on established criteria. Each scholarship has set criteria that determines who may be eligible to receive it. In addition, website lists various other scholarships available from outside organizations. Visit website for more information. Unavailable  Admissions Office, Johnson & Wales University, 1701 NE 127th St., North Miami FL 33181, JWU in Charlotte at 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, Johnson & Wales University · 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, or Johnson & Wales University · 7150 Montview Boulevard, Denver, Colorado 80220 or call 1-800-DIAL-JWU or visit online (click on more information)
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NC State University College of Education Scholarships North Carolina State University, Education Unspecified Merit-based, need-based, application and essay requirec March 5  College of Education, 505 Poe Hall, 2310 Stinson Drive, Campus Box 7801, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. 27695-7801, ced_ssac@ncsu.edu, 919.515.3325 or www.ced.ncsu.edu/student_services/scholarship_into.php
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University of Central Arkansas - Foundation Scholarships General; Home Economics, foreign language education, band, family and consumer sciences, Interior Design, chemistry, art, voice, mathematics, education, science, music, piano, industrial education, education $3,000 to $12,000; renewable Many scholarships available from various sources including privately-funded, alumni association, Honors College. Each has different criteria, contact information, and scholarship application. See web address for brochure and contact information. Application required and is available after January 10. early March  UCA, Office of Admissions, 201 Donaghey Ave., Bernard Hall, Suite 103, Conway, AR 72035(501) 450-3128 or visit online (click on more information)
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Senior Helpers of Concord Scholarship General
Service component
$250 (two scholarships) *Resident of NC
*Enrolling in 4-year undergrduate program for the upcoming fall semester
*3.0 minimum weighted GPA
March 11  School Counselor OR
Sandy Mullins
Senior Helpers
51 Union Street S, Suite 204
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-792-1001
Fax: 704-792-1012
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Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship Athletic $1,500 One senior female varsity cross-country athlete and one senior male varsity wrestler at a North Carolina High school Athletic Association member high school. March 12 (Nomination Deadline)  School Athletic Director or Mary Vrnak, Assistant Director of North Carolina High School Athletic Association, mary@nchsaa.org or 919-240-7371.
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Gainey Student Award Athletic $2,000 Male senior participating in varsity baseball March 14  High School Athletic Director or Mary Vrnak, Assistant Director, North Carolina High School Athletic Association, mary@nchsaa.org or 919-240-7371
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Arkansas Tech University - Foundation General Scholarships General; Education, Fine Arts, English, Literature, Mathematics, Chemistry, physics, pre-med, Engineering, Computer and Information Science $500 to $4,500; renewable Several scholarships available. The student is responsible for submitting the Foundation General Scholarship Application, and all documentation listed in the scholarship criteria to the Office of Development. The application and all required documentation must be received by the deadline (i.e., applicant letter, reference letters, etc.). Only one application and documentation is required for multiple Foundation General Scholarships. Documentation must include a letter from the applicant explaining the need for the scholarship, special family circumstances, and career goals. A letter of recommendation from an Arkansas Tech faculty, high school counselor or principal and a letter from your pastor, employer, or someone familiar with your work ethics and family situation. The applicant will be considered for all scholarships through the Office of Development where all the criteria requirements have been fulfilled. Application available online. March 15  Arkansas Tech University, Office of Development, 1509 N. Boulder Avenue ADM 209, Russellville, AR 72801-2222, 479-968-0400, development@atu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Herter-O'Neal Scholarship (North Carolina Cooperative Extension Secretaries Assocation) Business $750 *Must be pursuing Associate and/or Bachelor Degree in business-related field
*Must be legal resident of NC
March 15  FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
NC Cooperative Extension Service
Cabarrus County Center
7165 Cabarrus Avenue - West
P.O. Box 387
Concord, NC 28026-0387
Phone: 704-920-3310
Fax: 704-920-3323
RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO:
Christine Barrier, Administrative Assistant
NCSU-Cabarrus County Center
P.O. Box 387
Concord, NC 28026-0387
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Kohl's Kids Who Care General $50 - $10,000 Open to students between 6 - 18 years old who volunteer in their community and make a positive contribution. Creativity, initiative, generosity, leadership and community outreach also factors. Must be nominated by either online or in-store from February 1 - March 15. Each nominee must be nominated by someone 21 or older; parents, store associates or other adults may nominate children. Employees, their children or immediate family members of Kohls' Department Stores, Inc., Scholarship Management Services, or their affiliates, are ineligible for nomination. Kohl’s associates may nominate non-related children. Website updated in October. March 15  Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297, Saint Peter, MN 56082 , 1-507-931-1682 or email: kohls@scholarshipamerica.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) General $1,000 -$12,500, plus Must be a son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, a former Marine or Marine Reservist who has received an honorable discharge, medical discharge, or who was killed while in the service of our country or an active duty, reserve, or former US Navy corpsman who is serving or has served with the US Marine Corps. Must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 2.0+, planning to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school, with a specified family income level (changes each year). For students whose parents have/ are in OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM OR OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, additional funding is available. Also offers an extensive list of honorary and memorial scholarships for which applicants are automatically considered . Applications available after in December. April 1  Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 3008, Princeton NJ 08543-3008, telephone June Hering (800) 292-7777 or email mcsfnj@mcsf.org or visit online (click on more information).
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NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw Scholarships *Agriculture or related field of study
*Financial need
*Two different types of scholarships (2-year/community college and 4-year/university/college)
$1000 (4 scholarships) for community college
$3,500 (24 scholarships) for college/university
*Intend to pursue a career in agriculture or agriculturally-related field
*Financial need
*Satisfactory grades
*Evident understanding of agriculture and/or agribusiness community
*Leadership potential
March 15  School Counselor or Tina Brown Cabarrus County Farm Bureau 3814 Hwy 49 S P.O. Box 609 Harrisburg, NC 28075 Phone: 704-455-4227 Fax: 704-455-1350 tina.brown@ncfbssc.com
http://www.ncfb.org/programs/rfShaw/rfShaw.cfm
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Norfolk State University - several scholarships available General, ethnic, accounting, architecture, building construction, biology, business, chemistry, education, fine arts, history, English, music, nursing, physics, mathematics, science, engineering, sociology, technology, tourism and hospitality, athletics Varies The scholarship guide and application are updated online in January each year. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need and merit, (academic achievement and other characteristics). Most require a scholarship application, including a personal statement about background, motivation and goals, completed FAFSA application, high school transcript with SAT or ACT scores, and recommendation. Applicants should obtain scholarship applications from the contact person/department listed in the scholarship guide, available in January. FAFSA due by March 15 to be eligible for any scholarships. Phone Financial Aid Office: 757-823-8381. FAFSA by March 15; varies for scholarships  NSU Financial Aid, 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23504, Phone 757-823-8381. Financial Aid Toll Free - 800-365-5517, Financial Aid Fax - 757.823.9059, Last Names beginning with A - L dlblount@nsu.edu Last Names beginning with M - Z pmouser@nsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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VIP Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) Program Information technology or related field, women Up to $2,500 The goal of the WITS program is to support women who are enrolled at, or are accepted into, either a two or four year college or university within the US for the next school year. These women must have a career plan in information technology or a related field. Additional evaluation criteria for the program include: GPA requirements, response to an essay question, and involvement in community service and/or extra curricular activities. Please see the website for online application; updated in December for the next year. April 1  Corporate Headquarters-Sacramento Region, 80 Iron Point Circle, Suite 100, Folsom, CA 95630, (916) 985-9625, (916) 985-9632 fax, WITS@vipconsulting.com or Houston, 10370 Richmond Ave., Suite 450, Houston, TX 77042, (713) 980-7600 or visit online (click on more information)
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WorldStudio Foundation Scholarships Advertising (art direction only), Fine arts, Graphic design, Illustration, Interactive design/motion graphics, Photography $2,000 - $6,000 Open to economically disadvantaged students who show exceptional promise in one of the listed fields (see website as areas of study change), have an interest in using their profession to give back to society, and are prepared to examine issues of cultural identity in submitted work. Must be US citizens or be in possession of a Green Card. Selections are based on academic achievement, recommendations, references and financial need. Application will be available on website in October. March/ April  WorldStudio AIGA Scholarships, 164 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010, telephone (212) 807-1990. Also visit online (click more information).
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest - Anthem General $30 to $2,000 Several essay contests: 8th, 9th, and 10th graders: complete an essay on "Anthem". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available. March 20  Anthem Essay Contests, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Teresa Ann Nash Jordan Scholarship (Greater Cabarrus Reading Association) Previous YOUNG AUTHORS winner Unspecified *Young Authors winner at some point in educational career
*Minumum 3.0 GPA
Interview
March 20  School Counselor or
Karen Conner, President
Greater Cabarruis Reading Assocation
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University of Georgia - The Goizueta Foundation Scholarships-Academic and Leadership General but must be spanish-speaking; leadership $3.000 or $7,500; renewable To be eligible for the The Goizueta Foundation Scholarships, applicants must have demonstrated fluency in both written and spoken Spanish; be a Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident of the US; demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid; have strong academic achievement, and/ or demonstrated strength and commitment to leadership. Look for application online in October. March 20  The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 | UGA Directory Assistance 706/542-3000 E-mail: undergrad@admissions.uga.edu Financial aid, Office of Student Financial Aid E-mail: osfa@uga.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Award Scholarship Exceptional child/disabled student $1000 *Senior in high school
*Disability (Exceptional Children's Program participant)
*Exemplify the following characteristics: determination, perseverance, persistence, dedication, confidence, motivation, fortitude, accomplishment, excellence & quality
*School nomination (see your school counselor)
March 21  NOTE: Your school may set an earlier deadline for expressing interest in this scholarship
School Counselor OR
Connie K. Hawkins, Executive Director
Exceptional Children's Assistance Center
907 Barra Row, Suites 102/103
Davidson, NC 28036-8103
Phone: 704-892-1321
Fax: 704-892-5028
www.ecac-parentcenter.org
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Cox Mill High School Academic Booster Club Scholarship Cox Mill High School Unspecified *Cox Mill High School graduating senior
*Must attend a 2 or 4-year college or university starting in Fall 2013
*Student's parents must be a member of the CMHS Academic Booster Club by December 31, 2012
March 29, 2013 by 3:15 pm  School Counselor OR
Evonne Galloway
c/o Cox Mill High School Academic Booster Club  
Patient Advocate Foundation’s (PAF) Scholarships for Cancer of Other Life-threatening Disease Survivors Program General $3,000 Applicant must be under the age of 25 and a survivor/current patient of a diagnosis of cancer or a critical or life threatening disease. Requires completed scholarship application, essay on how diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals, be accepted to college, university, or vocational-technical school planning to attend full-time, medical documentation, letters of recommendation, grades transcript, and demonstrate financial need. This year's application and due date should be available after October 1. March 29  700 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Suite 200, Newport News, VA 23606, Ruth Anne Reed, Vice President of Human Resource Programs and Scholarship Coordinator, scholarship@patientadvocate.org, or 1-800-532-5274 or visit online (click on more information)
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Cabarrus Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Scholarship Administrative associate or related program Unspecified Applicants must be a resident/student of Cabarrus/Rowan county Sincere desire to pursue an administrative associate program at college, university or business school
Scholastic aptitude
Financial need
Maintain a 3.0+ GPA
Attend at least one IAAP chapter meeting
Application & essay
March 30  School Counselor or
Wynn Alexander
Cabarrus Chapter IAAAP
222 Laverne Drive
Concord, NC 28025
wal2b@allstate.com
704-547-7980  
Clary Student Medal Award Athlete $2,000 One male and one female athlete from a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school. March 30  High School Athletic Director or Mary Vrnak, Assistant Director, North Carolina High School Athletic Association, mary@nchsaa.org or 919-240-7371
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Foster Care to Success Scholarships General $2,500 to $5,000 Applicants must... 1. Have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care or upon the death of their parents after their 16th birthday OR have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship; 2. Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited Pell eligible, post-secondary program at the undergraduate level (university, college, community college or vocational/technical institute.); 3. Be under the age of 25 on March 3; 4. Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States. U.S. citizenship is not required. Application available online starting in January. March 31  FCS, 21351 Gentry Drive, Suite 130, Sterling, VA 20166, Phone 571. 203. 0270 Fax 571. 203. 0273, scholarships@orphan.org or visit online (click on more information).
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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College General, science, mathematics, technology, engineering From $100 to $3,500 A variety of scholarships to students with diverse interests and backgrounds. Any student currently enrolled in a curriculum (i.e., not undecided or non-curricular) who has a 2.0 cumulative GPA is encouraged to apply for a JSRCC scholarship. You need only fill out one JSRCC standard scholarship application form or complete the on-line scholarship application, which includes request for transcripts and a recommendation letter. If you complete your scholarship application packet by the deadline, you will automatically be considered for all scholarships where you meet the eligibility requirements. This means you do not have to apply for specific scholarships. Not all Reynolds scholarships are need-based. There are a number of scholarships that are open to anyone. Others are set up to reward academic excellence or to provide support for students studying in particular areas. J. Sargeant Reynolds scholarships are funded by individuals, community groups, corporations and charitable foundations and are awarded to Reynolds' students on a competitive basis. Application available online or through the JSRCC Scholarship Office. March 31  Nichole Page, Scholarship Office, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, P.O. Box 85622 Richmond, VA 23285-5622, Telephone 804-523-5084 or email npage@reynolds.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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National Federation of the Blind (NFB) - various scholarships available General $3,000 - $12,000 Varies; Applicants must be legally blind. Must plan to pursue a postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a US institution. Must participate in the NFB national convention and in all scholarship program activities. Each year, information on the NFB Scholarship Program is made available online, in print, and in the November issue of the Braille Monitor (available in large print, in Braille, on cassette, and online). Check the website in November for this year's application. March 31  Chairperson Patti Chang, Esq., NFB Scholarship Program, NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND at Jernigan Place, 200 East Wells Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230, Office: (410) 659-9314, extension 2415 E-mail: scholarships@nfb.org or visit online (click on more information)
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National World War II Museum Online Essay Contest General $100 to $500 Required to write an essay on a topic related toWorld War II. Recent topic was: ""What WWII invention or innovation has had the greatest impact on YOUR life?" Open to middle and high school students. See website in January for new information and new topic. March 31  The National Dday Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA, Phone: 504-528-1944, Fax: 504-527-6088, info@nationalww2museum.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Pegge Haywood Scholarship General $1,000 Graduating from Cabarrus County high school, private school or home school operating in Cabarrus County, demonstrate a "commitment to Republican values and activities" March 31  Tom Daoust, the Pegge Haywood Scholarship Committee, 1241 Boyden Place NW, Concord, NC 28027, scholarshipcommittee@cabarrusgop.org
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Tennessee State University - Several Academic Scholarships General; Education, also athletic and departmental; women Up to full tuition, room and board Student must be a high school graduate with a 3.0 GPA/4.0 or higher, ACT score of 21 or Equivalent SAT score of 980 (Verbal and Math Only), and completion of 14 Tennessee Board of Regents high school units. If awarded, student must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher based on continuous full-time enrollment (12 or more hours of college level courses excluding developmental courses) for a maximum of 8 semesters. Scholarships will be awarded as applications are received. Also, provides scholarships which cover full maintenance fees plus room and board to Black Tennessee high school graduates who have a minimum ACT of 21 or equivalent SAT and a 3.0 GPA on a 4 point scale; preference may be given to students with the highest GPA or test score. The award may be renewed if the student maintains a GPA of 3.0 or above. For departmental scholarships, contact the department directly. March 31  Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209, (615) 963-5000, Office of Financial Aid Campus Post Office Box 9615, Office of Admissions - Admissions, Phone (615) 963-5101, toll- free 1-888-463-6878, Tiffany Baker at tbaker02@tnstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program General $1,000 Our Internet Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors and college undergraduates. Winners will be selected at random. In order to be eligible for the U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program, a student must be: A high school senior planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program; Enrolled by September; A United States citizen or permanent resident alien. Our Internet Scholarship Program is exclusively for Web visitors and our online application is the only way to apply. Website is updated in October of each year for the next academic year. March 31  Call 800-242-1200 or visit online (click on more information).
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Virginia State University - several scholarships available General, athletic, music, fine arts, math, science, technology, performing arts $1,500 to $7,000; renewable Scholarships are awarded based on grades and other achievements, and may or may not be need-based. Application, recommendations, portfolios (where applicable), personal statement that outlines goals, plans, and ambitions, academic achievement required for most scholarships. All applicants will automatically be considered for our merit scholarships. Eligible students will receive a US Postal Service letter within two weeks after admission that must be returned to the university. In addition, outside minority scholarships also available that require separate application process. March 31 at latest  The Office of Student Financial Aid, 102 Gandy Hall, P.O. Box 9031, Petersburg, Virginia 23806, By Phone: 1-800-823-7214 or (804) 524-5990, By Email: Finaid@vsu.edu, By FAX: (804) 524-6818 or visit online (click on more information)
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Cancer Survivors' Fund General Awards are case-by-case Scholarships are granted for college education of the cancer survivors. Recipients must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate school. Recipients are selected by a committee based on applicants' personal hardship and financial need. Must complete online application, 2 letters of recommendation, letter from physician, and essay on a specified topic about cancer's effect on you. Scholarships available for fall and for spring semesters, so check deadlines. Check back in February for this year's application. March for fall semester  Cancer Survivors' Fund, P.O. Box 792, Missouri City, TX 77459, 281-437-7142, sf@cancersurvivorsfund.org, or visit online (click on more information)
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Exceptional Children's Assistance Center - Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Award Any post high school learning experience or training. May also be used for any equipment or technology needed for employment. $1,000 Open to students with special needs who are completing their last year of high school who show evidence of dedication, perseverance, motivation and excellence in all endeavors. Letters should include reference to these characteristics. New application available on the website after January 1, and is mailed to school guidance counselors, vocational rehab reps and principals as well. March-specific date TBA  Telephone (800) 962-6817, or visit website -- it will be updated in January or February (click more information)
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NC Division of Veterans Affairs - Scholarships for Children of disabled, deceased, combat or POW/MIA war veterans General Up to full tuition, certain fees and a reasonable room and board allowance in NC-owned institutions, or $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. See website for local contacts. Website does not have specific information on scholarships. Must call lcal contact. March  See website for list of district offices. (Click on more information). The Mecklenburg County Veterans Service Office, telephone (704) 336-2102 or District Office, NC Division of Veterans Affairs, 5500 Executive Center Drive, Suite 205, Charlotte, NC 28212, telephone (704) 563-2037.
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Sallie Mae Fund - various scholarships available for those with financial need General; minorities, transfer students $1,000 to $5,000 Varies; Open to US citizens able to demonstrate unmet financial need of more than $1,000 after financial aid award package has been determined; have adjusted gross income of $30,000 or less; have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent. Also, some specifically for minority students and community college transfer students. Applications and information updated in January. Varies  The Sallie Mae Fund, 12061 Bluemont Way, Reston, VA 20190 or visit online (click on more information)
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The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) General $1,000, typically The PBTF is proud to offer a scholarship program to students who have survived a central nervous system tumor. Awards may be used to cover tuition, fees and books at any post-secondary institution, including technical schools, vocational schools, junior colleges and four-year colleges or universities. Diagnosed at or before age 19 with a primary malignant or non-malignant central nervous system brain and/or spinal cord tumor, At least a senior in high school, 23 years old or younger on or before Aug. 31. Applications available online after October 1. March  Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, 302 Ridgefield Ct., Asheville, NC 28806, 828-665-6891 or 800-253-6530, email: spressley@pbtfus.org or visit online (click on more information).
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Union Power Cooperative College Scholarships General $1,000 Three scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year North Carolina-accredited college or university. Students will be chosen from Union Power's 5-county service area in NC, including Union, Stanly, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg and Rowan Counties, and must live in a home served by Union Power Cooperative. Applications are awarded based on 40% financial need, 30% scholastic achievement, and 30% extracurricular activities. Application available online. 3rd Friday in March  Union Power Cooperative's Scholarship Program, Post Office Box 5014, Monroe, North Carolina 28111-5014, 704-220-0708, ext. 3265 or visit online (click on more information)
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American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship General $2,000 each; 10 scholarships available Open to graduating high school seniors planning to attend a college/university or trade school in the US. Read "Fire Sprinkler Essay" (available through the website) and take a 10-question multiple choice, "open book" test. For each correct answer, students will receive 1 entry into a drawing for a $2,000 scholarship. A total of 10 entries into the drawing is possible. Entries accepted starting September 1 and end April. April 3  Visit American Fire Sprinkler Association website (click on more information). Essay and test are available through the site.
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Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Scholarships General Unavailable, but renewable, with re-application each year Scholarships are available for full-time undergraduate students for the following schools: Campbell University, Chowan University, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill College and Wingate University. Student must be accepted for full-time enrollment in the undergraduate program at one of the five affiliated schools and attend the main campus. Student must be a member in good standing of a church in friendly cooperation with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (one year minimum student membership). Student must complete the application (available online after Jan. 1) Students applying for the FIRST-TIME must complete two brief essays: "My Personal Testimony," about 300 words and "Explain why the Cooperative Program is relevant to today's generation," about 300 words. (See website to read about the Cooperative Program). Please do not send a transcript to show your GPA. The Baptist Scholarship Office will communicate with the college regarding the GPA. The student must ask his/her pastor (or his designee) to submit a letter of recommendation on church letterhead by April 1. Once the student submits the appplication form, the student must contact their pastor the request for a recommendation. The pastor letter statng the student is a member in good standing is required for all applications. Applications open Jan. 1 April 1  Scholarship Office, Baptist State Convention, PO Box 1107, Cary, NC 27512 (919) 467-5100 ext. 5619, (800) 395-5102 ext. 5619, scholarships@ncbaptist.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Cabarrus County Administrators' Association Scholarship Teacher education $500 minimum *Major in teacher education
*Application, essay & two letters of reference
April 1  School Counselors Office or
Judith Mullis
3903 Tater Ridge Road
Concord, NC 28025  
CampusRN Nursing Scholarship Nursing $2,500 This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will award six scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region. Students must attend an institution registered with CampusRN, and complete the online application and essay. List of registered institutions is online. April 1  If you have any questions, feel free to contact: scholarships@campusrn.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) scholarships General $1,000 - $2,500; renewable Open to Latino students who are US citizens or pemanent residents, and have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future. There is no GPA or major requirement, but leadership potential and good writing skills required and demonstrated financial need. Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested is required. April 16  CHCI Scholarship Awards, 911 2nd Street, NE, Washington DC 20002, telephone (202) 543-1771 or 1-800-EXCEL-DC or email chci@chci.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Future Educators of America - Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) Prospective Educator Scholarship Program Education Varies; $500 - $5,000 renewable Submit application, essay, two letters of reference, and official transcript. Must be member of PDK, or related to or referred by a member. General and specialty scholarships available, so see website for additional criteria. Applications available in November. April 1  Scholarship Programs, Phi Delta Kappa International, PO Box 798, Bloomington IN 47402-0789. Or contact the FTA advisor at your school or Phi Delta Kappa International, telephone (800) 766-1156 or email scholarships@pdkintl.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Future Educators of America - Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) Prospective Educator Scholarship Program Education Varies; $500 - $5,000 renewable Submit application, essay, two letters of reference, and official transcript. Must be member of, or related to or referred by a member of PDK, Future Educators Association®. General and specialty scholarships available, so see website for additional criteria. Applications available in November. April 1  Scholarship Programs, Phi Delta Kappa International, PO Box 798, Bloomington IN 47402-0789. Or contact the FTA advisor at your school or Phi Delta Kappa International, telephone (800) 766-1156 or email scholarships@pdkintl.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Mount Pleasant Justin Michael Sloop Memorial Scholarship Agriculture Up to $1,000 Academic achievement and community involvement. April 1  Applications in school counselors office, or contact Frances Hoffner, Secretary 610 Ketchie Rd. Mt. Ulla, NC 28125  
Mount Pleasant Lena Brown Moose Rich Memorial Scholarship General $500.00 Single parent home,good attitude,good attendance,dependability,need. April 1,  Counseling office  
Mount Pleasant Lions Club Citizenship Scholarship General $300.00 Citizenship, school & community involvement, leadership; must complete MPHS Pre-Scholarship Application April 1  School Counselors' Office  
NC Bar Association Scholarship Program General $250 - $4,000 *Children of NC law enforcement officers killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty April 1 (receipt deadline)  Jacquelyn Terrell
NC Bar Association
1-800-662-7407
919-677-0561
jterrell@ncbar.org
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NC State Cabarrus County Scholarship Program Must attend NC State University $500 Must be a current high school senior who has applied to and been accepted to NC State. Must be a resident of Cabarrus County, have attended a Cabarrus County or Kannapolis City High School a minimum of three (3) years and be scheduled to graduate from that school. April 1, 2013  Application in School Counseling office (Mr. Lipscomb)
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NC State University Cabarrus County Scholarship Program NC State University
Merit based, consideration given to financial need
$500 - $1000 (depending on endowment status/market conditions) Current high school senior accepted to NCSU
Resident of Cabarrus County
Must have attended a CCS or KCS high school for 3 years and be scheduled to graduate from that school
Applicants evaluated based on academic merit with consideration to financial need
Leadership, achievement in school, community service, character and special talents considered along with academic credentials (class rank, SAT scores, GPA)
April 1 (postmark deadline)
NOTE: Each high school may set an earlier deadline; check with your school counselor for your school's deadline 
School Counselor or
Keith R. Moore, Chairman
NCSU Cabarrus Alumni Club
8521 High Ridge Lane
Concord, NC 28027
kmoore704@earthlink.net
704-788-4745  
North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA) Environmental Sciences or Environmental Engineering $1,000 for 4-year The NC AWWA-WEA) offer scholarships to encourage interest in environmental education. The Public Education Committee will award scholarships annually to four-year university students and community college students. More scholarships are under development for students at different levels. Visit the website listed for more information as it becomes available. April 1  Exec Director: Lindsay Roberts, NC AWWA-WEA, 3725 National Drive, Suite 217, Raleigh, NC 27612 T (919) 784-9030, F (919) 784-9032, or George Simon, George.Simon@mwhglobal.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Northwest Cabarrus, Justin Michael Sloop Memorial Scholarship Fund Agriculture. Up to $1,000 Academic achievement, and community involvement. April 1  Applications in school counselors office, or contact Frances Hoffner, Secretary 610 Ketchie Rd. Mt. Ulla, NC 28125  
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Top Scholar Award Scholarship *Rowan Cabarrus Community College
*Merit
$2,500 (renewable for two years) *Must be beginning 1st year of a 2-year degree program as a full-time student
*Minimum high school GPA of 3.5
April 1  Rowan Cabarrus Community College Foundation
www.rccc.edu/foundation
704-216-3459
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Schmaren Scholarship (Central Piedmont Community College Baking and Pastry Arts Scholarship) *Central Piedmont Community College
*Culinary Arts
$5,000 *Meet CPCC admission & eligibility requirements
*Academic record
*Leadership & participation in school & community activities
*Work experience
*Statement of career & educational aspirations & goals
*Unusual personal or family circumstances
*Financial need
April 1 (receipt deadline)  Kimberly Stoll, CPC
BPA Intructional Lab Facilitator
Executive Pastry Chef, ASPIRE Bakery and Bistro
H1-1134 Harris Campus
P.O. Box 35990
Charlotte, NC 28235
704-330-4759
kimberly.stoll@cpcc.edu
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Siemens Foundation Merit Scholarship General $1,000 per year; up to 4 years Only high school students (in their JUNIOR year) who are sons and daughters of employees of Siemens or its designated operating companies* can compete for these scholarships. Employees whose children are currently in their junior year should apply for this scholarship program. Siemens Merit Scholarships will be awarded in the spring of the students senior year. Students must take the PSAT exam in the fall of their third year of high school (grade 11, junior year). Such students also must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program that are published in the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT which is updated annually and distributed to students through their high schools. Each student (or parent on behalf of the student) is required to submit a completed Siemens Merit Scholarship Program Entry Form (found on website). April 1 of high school junior year  Kiesha Boykins, Siemens Foundation, 170 Wood Avenue South, Iselin , NJ 08830, tel: (732) 321-3150 email Kiesha.Boykins@siemens.com, 877-822-5233 or visit online (click on more information)
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The Scholarship Board of North Carolina - ESA Education-exceptional children, special needs children $500 to $2500 Scholarships are based on need, desire and academics. Must be a student enrolled in an accredited college or university. Must be training to work specifically with special needs persons up to age 21, excluding the academically gifted, in any educational setting. Must agree to teach in a North Carolina Public School system for one year after graduation as a teacher of exceptional children. April 1  Applications will be available Jan 1. Email Scholarship Chair at: scholarship-chair@esa-nc.org or Visit website (click on more information).
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The University of Georgia Disability Resource Center - Scholarships for Students with Disabilities General varies; some $1,000 Several scholarships available to help students with disabilities at The University of Georgia. Require students to be registered with the Disability Resource Center. Other criteria and requirements vary. Applications are required. Check back on website for current application. April  Disability Resource Center, The University of Georgia, 114 Clark Howell Hall, Athens, GA 30602-3338, (706)542-8719 (voice), (706)542-7719 (fax), (706)542-8778 (tty) or visit online (click on more information)
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Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (several scholarships available) General; Nursing $2,500 Must be a young adult cancer survivor or have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent to cancer. Not for those with childhood cancer; must have been diagnosed/ rediagnosed AFTER age 15. These competitive scholarships are awarded to the most qualified applicants who best demonstrate: dedication to community service, commitment to educational and professional goals, use of their cancer experience to impact the lives of other young adults affected by cancer, medical hardship, and financial need. Application and essay required, and community service after winning award required. Updated applications available in December. April 1  The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite A505, Ellicott City, MD 21042, 1-888-393-FUND, ext. 106 or e-mail Shelby Orndoff, Scholarship Coordinator shelby@ulmanfund.org or visit online (click on more information).
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UNC-Wilmington - various scholarships available General; business, education, nursing, political science, international relations, history Up to full tuition Varies; selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT, academic promise, financial need, participation in community service and other specific criteria including ethnic background, major, residency. All require a FAFSA. Many require separate application, and an essay. Departmental scholarships also available. See website for information. Applications become available on website in November. March 1 (FAFSA), April 1  UNCW, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5904, telephone (910) 962-3177 or email finaid@uncw.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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United Methodist Dollars for Scholars General $1,000 matching award (or more) Each year through the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars (UMDFS) program, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) provides matching scholarships to United Methodist students who have received a scholarship from their local United Methodist church to help them attend a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary. Additional matching funds may be available to eligible applicants through the Triple Your Dollars and/or the Quadruple Your Dollars components of the UM Dollars for Scholars program. The number of available matching scholarships is determined annually. Available matching funds include 25 scholarships designated for Hispanic-, Asian-, and Native-American [HANA] students funded by the UM General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Applications available in January each year. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student in the fall of the coming academic year at a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary, and must be an active member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year. Other scholarships also available. April 1  UMHEF, 60 Music Square East, Suite 350, Nashville, TN, 37203, 800.811.8110, umhefscholarships@umhef.org or visit online (Click on more information)
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University of St. Thomas - Out of State Catholicity Scholarship General; financial need Unavailable The University of St. Thomas offers the Out of State Catholicity Scholarship to students who are members of Catholic Parishes outside of the state of Texas and are in need of financial aid. Eligible students may be freshmen, continuing UST students or transfer students who maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA, enroll for a full time load each semester and meet all other University scholarship guidelines, up to a maximum of 126 credits. Students will be required to submit proof of Parish membership. Students who would like information on participating in the program should contact their Admissions Counselor during the time of application to UST. April  University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 713/525-2170, or visit online (click on more information)
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Concord High Fletcher L. and Doris W. Hartsell Scholarship This award is presented by the children of Fletcher A. and Doris W. Hartsell Scholarship in honor of their parents who encouraged them to attain a college education. Each child has advanced professional degrees. This scholarship is presented to the highest-ranking, first generation college student in the Concord High graduating class. Early April   
Concord High Nick Lee Scholarship This scholarship honors the memory of Nick Lee, a graduate and athlete at Concord High School. This scholarship is awarded to a Concord High senior who has demonstrated academic achievement as well as participated in athletics, particularly baseball. Early April   
Concord High Plummer Memorial Scholarship This scholarship was established by Mr. Frank Plummer to honor his father. The scholarship is awarded to a graduate from the Logan Community who will further his/her education at an accredited college or university. Concord High students who reside in the Logan Community may apply for this scholarship. The student must be accepted to attend an accredited college or university. Applications are available from the counselors. Early April   
Concord High School Athletic Boosters Club Scholarships Two scholarships are awarded to Concord High student/athletes. $500.00 Concord High seniors who have minimum 2.68 grade point average, have been accepted at an accredited college, and have lettered in at least one sport may apply. Applications are in the Concord High Counseling Office. Early April   
Concord High School Geanine Lybrand Memorial Scholarship The Concord High Student Council established this scholarship to honor the memory of a former counselor. It is awarded to a deserving student based on achievement as well as need. $250.00 Any Concord High senior may apply. Applications are available in the Concord High School Counseling Office. Early April   
Concord High School John H. Foard Scholarship This scholarship is awarded semi-annually to a Concord High senior who has participated in the Career/Technical Education program and is pursuing a degree at an institution of higher learning. A Concord High senior may apply for this scholarship. Applications are available in the Counseling Office on a semi-annual basis. Early April   
Concord High School Noon Optimist Club Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a Concord High senior who has demonstrated strong character, school achievement, and leadership. $500.00 Concord High seniors may apply by submitting a statement of career goals and providing evidence of leadership and school achievement. Contact your counselor for additional information. Early April   
Concord High School Ralph A. Glenn Memorial Scholarship The Concord High School Classes of the 1950's established this scholarship in memory of a former principal. $1000 A Concord High senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 may apply. Applications are available in the Concord High Counseling Office. Two recommendations and a personal letter are required. All finalists will participate in an interview. Early April   
Concord High School Randell Frink Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded by the Concord High Student Council to honor the memory of a former ESL teacher. It is presented to a student for whom English is a second language and who intends to further his/her education at an accredited institution. $350.00 Students for whom English is a second language and who have been accepted for admission to an accredited college or university may apply. Applications are available in the Concord High Counseling Office. Early April   
Concord High Thyra Roberts Scholarship This scholarship was established to honor a former teacher and to recognize a graduate who plans to become an educator. Concord High seniors who plan to pursue a career in education are considered for this award. See your counselor for information. Early April   
Dorsey-Gray Literacy Scholarship Fund Provided By: Althea Dorsey Gray, Author General $500 The Dorsey-Gray Scholarship Fund is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate students who are attending or will be attending an accredited college or university in the United States. To be eligible you must first read one of two books by Author Dorsey Gray, listed on the website and write an essay answering the question(s) posted on the website. Essays must be at least 500 words, in English, and typed double-spaced, 12 point font.Application online. Completed essays must accompany a completed application and can either be emailed as an attachment, faxed or mailed. See contact information. April 2  Dorsey-Gray Literacy Fund, 4251 Sands Road, Harwood, MD 20776, info@altheadorseygray.com, fax 410-741-1705 or visit online (click on more information).
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American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF) General; Native American or Alaska Native up to $2,000; renewable Open to graduating high school seniors who are of Native American or Alaska Native descent and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college/university or technical/vocational school full time. Must have and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0. Current year application will be on website after January 1; applications submitted before March 1 earn bonus points. April 4  American Indian Education Foundation, 2401 Eglin Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703 Telephone (866) 866-8642 or email mlee@nrc1.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Central Cabarrus Phoebe Barbee Scholarship General. $1000 renewable for four (4) years of undergraduate study. Qualified students will have been in Central Cabarrus's Chorus for at least two (2) years. April 5.   
Central Cabarrus Senior Scholarship General $500.00 Seniors planning to continue education and who have a C average or higher and demonstrate financial need may apply. Recommendations and a transcript are required. An interview may be required. Completed application and recommendations are due to Mrs. Rhoades April 5.  Guidance Department  
Cabarrus Educators' Association's Academic Scholarship General
Plan to attend two- or four-year college or university
$500 Must graduate from a Cabarrus County High School
Must enroll in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four year college or university
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
April 6 (Receipt Deadline)  School Counselor or
Nicholas Nostro
Pitts School Road Elementary School
720 Pitts School Road SW
Concord, NC 28027  
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Emerging Scholars Award Merit $1,000 Current high school senior, 3.5 or higher GPA (on a 4.0 scale, scored in the top 20 percent for ACT and/orSAT (a score of 25 or higher for ACT and 1780 or higher for SAT), applications must be accompanied by one letter of recommendation April 8  Kirsti Williamson, NSCS Chapter President, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Northwest Cabarrus High School Anchor Club Scholarship Northwest Cabarrus High School Anchor Club Member $350.00 Awarded to an Anchor Club member who has an outstanding academic record and has been very involved in the activities of the club. April 8  Applications may be found in the Northwest Scholarship File Center.  
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation Scholarships Rowan Cabarrus Community College, Need-based $750 - $1,500 *Financial need
*US Citizen or eligible non-citizen
*2.5 minimum high school GPA (or recommendation of academic advisor)
April 13  Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, (704) 788-2168
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Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship (NC Child Support Council) General $1,000 Open to NC residents. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or client of the program. Must be accepted to 2-year or 4-year college in NC, submit copy of acceptance letter; have at least 2.0 GPA, extracurricular activities, financial need. Submit all application materials (including essay) by postmark deadline. April 15 (postmark deadline)  See your School Counselor or call
Angela Bellamy at 919-560-8910 or
Loretta Sherrod-Ray (919) 731-1570
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Delta Kappa Gamma Society International - Gamma Pi Chapter Scholarship Education $500 High school senior pursuing education degree, Cabarrus County resident accepted for enrollment at a four-year college or university, current transcript, and three written references (one teacher, two community). April 15  School Counselor or Beth Smithson, Mt. Pleasant Elementary School, P.O. Box 368, Mt. Pleasant, NC 28124  
Doris Goedeke Scholarship Foundation Concord , North Carolina General (2) $500 Criteria: Cabarrus County high school senior of Hispanic descent Community service Current high school GPA and class rigor Extracurricular activities Strong character & integrity DEADLINE for scholarship applications is April 15th , 2014 , 5:00 pm (no exceptions)   TheDorisGoedekeScholarship@gmail.com
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NC Society of Accountants Scholarship Accounting $500 *NC resident
*Must enroll in accredited school of higher education in NC
*Must enroll in accounting degree program with 6 or more credit hours
*Must show firm intention to continue into the field of Accounting
April 15  School Counselor or
Marsha Wheeler, Scholarship Foundation Administrator
NC Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation
3240 Shamrock Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28083
910-867-9427
mwheeler14@nc.rr.com
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Peter S. Slomianyj Scholarship Fund (For Subway employees/dependents) General $1,000 to $2,500 Subway employees or children of Subway employees who have worked at least 1,000 hours over the last 12 months. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in high school or a 2.5 GPA in college. Requires application, essay, transcript and references. Current application and due dates available online in February on website. April 15  NCCF, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609 T 919.828.4387 F 919.828.5495, Leslie Ann Jackson, Program Associate, at lajackson@nccommunityfoundation.org. or visit online (click on more information)
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State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarship General
SEANC members, their spouses & dependents
Unspecified
26 annual scholarships (13 merit-based; 13 need-based) for 4-year college/university students
6 annual awards (3 merit-based; 3 need-based) for 2-year or technical college/school students
Dependents' parents/guardians must be a member of SEANC, must work for the state or be retired from the state (eligible to be a member of the NC State Retirement System) and willing to join SEANC;
Three categories under which a student can apply:
Category I: Financial
Category II: Merit
Category III: Member Only
April 15
Apply through the local SEANC district; do NOT mail applications to the SEANC Central Office 
Beth Dew at 919-833-6436 x.3347 or 800-222-2758
www.seanc.org
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Texas Southern University - President's Leadership Scholarship General; community service Unavailable Application Requirements: Scholarship application (available online), Two letters of recommendation, 500-word essay on their experience as a leader. Award Criteria: Available to U.S. and international undergraduate students only, Awarded based on academics and community service, Must have 2.5 GPA in high school, Score of 16 on ACT or 800 on SAT, Graduate within the Top 25% of high school class. To maintain the award at TSU: Required participation as University Student Ambassador at major university events (Fall Convocation, Charter Day, Honors Convocation, dignitary visits, etc.), Write annual letter to their individual donor, Attend Annual Scholarship reception, Maintain 2.5 GPA. Application, recommendation forms and essay required and available online. April 15  University Scholarship Committee, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004, (713) 313 - 7104, email: Oliver_jj@tsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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The Doris Goedeke Scholarship General (2) $500 Scholarships Criteria: •Cabarrus County high school senior of Hispanic descent •Community service •Current high school GPA and class rigor •Extracurricular activities •Strong character &integrity April 15, 2014  Scott and Hanna Pless TheDorisGoedekeScholarship@gmail.com
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University of St. Thomas - UST Eagle Scout Scholarship General $1,000; renewable The University of St. Thomas will award a scholarship to an incoming freshman who is an Eagle Scout. The scholarship will be renewed provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 college GPA. To be considered for an award, applicants should forward a one page letter of interest to the UST Admission Office. In the letter, applicants should describe both their Eagle Scout project and leadership skills gained. Applicants must have SAT score of 1100 (critical reading and math) or ACT score of 24. Applicant must also have high school GPA of at least 3.0. April 15  University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006-4626, 713-525-2170 or 800-856-8565, finaid@stthom.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Appalachian State University - The Judy and Steve James Scholarship for Education and The Bob and Thelma Alexander Scholarship - NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2012-2013 APPLICANTS Teaching; Education $5,000, renewable Open to residents of NC only. A four-year, scholarship awarded to one outstanding high school senior who has demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and a desire to teach. The scholarship is modeled after the N.C. Teaching Fellows Scholarship and the recipient will be expected to teach in a public, charter or government school for four years. Must have applied for the NC Teaching Fellows Scholarship, and passed local screening, but was not named as one of the 500 recipients. The James Scholar will have up to seven years to complete this requirement after graduation. The James Scholar will participate in all Appalachian Teaching Fellows required activities. Application available online. April 16  Appalachian Teaching Fellows Program, Appalachian State University, 301 Edwin Duncan Hall, Boone, NC 28608, Phone: (828)262-6095, Fax: (828)262-6963, Jan Stanley , Program Director, Telephone: (828)262-7171, E-mail: stanleyjp@appstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)  
WRN Dealer Development Scholarship Program Female, Planned Career in Automotive Dealership Operations Unspecified Female with high school diploma, US Citizen, currently employed at automotive dealership and enrolled in formal program offering certification to advance career with automotive retail April 16  www.gmsac.com
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Cabarrus County Building Industry Association (CCBIA) Jack Tucker Memorial Scholarship Building Industry Unspecified Pursuing a career in the building industry April 17  School Counselor or
Ann Crenella, CCBIA Executive Officer
PO Box 244
Concord, NC 28026-0244
ccbia@vnet.net
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Cabarrus County Building Industry Association (CCBIA)Professional Women in Building Scholarship Female student
Building Industry
Unspecified Female pursuing a career in the building industry April 17  School Counselor or ,br> Ann Crenella, CCBIA Executive Officer
PO Box 244
Concord, NC 28026-0244

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Cox Mill High Chargers Student-Athlete Scholarship CMHS Athlete (one male, one female) $500 (two scholarship - one male athlete, one female athlete) *CMHS senior student in good standing with the school and community (see application for definition of this criterion)
*UNweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
*Participated on one or more varsity atheletic teams for a minimum of one full season (or be a member in a spring varsity sport at the time of application) during the student's senior year of high school -- includes trainers and cheerleaders
*Must meet all Cabarrus County graduation requirements
*Plan to continue education at technical/vocational school, 2-year junior or community college or 4-year college or university
*NOT be receiving a "full-ride" scholarship (college tuition, fees and housing)
*Parent or guardian must be a paid member of CMHS Athletic Booster Club for the current year AT the time of application
April 19 (receipt deadline)  School Counselor  
Propst-Bulla Recruitment Grant Award - Alpha Mu Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Education $1,000 renewable Applicant must be a Cabarrus County resident who is planning to enter the field of education. Consideration is given to character, interest in and potential for teaching, academic achievement, and financial need. Multiple criteria is used: grade point average, class rank, transcript, three letters of recommendation. School selected applicants participate in an interview with Alpha Mu chapter members. April 19  School Counselor  
Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Scholarship Community College or Vocational/Technical School $1,000/year (one scholarship each in Kannapolis City, Cabarrus County and Stanly County Schools) *Graduating senior from Cabarrus County, Kannapolis City or Stanly County schools
*Financial need
*Involvement in helping to better your community
*Commendable character traits
April 19  School Counselor's Office or
The Salvation Army Women's Auxilary
216 Patterson Ave. SE
Concord, NC 28025  
Cabarrus County Schools' Theatre Scholarship Theatre, Theatre Education, Dance, Musical Theatre or Technical Theatre Unpsecified Graduating from CCS, accepted to college/university & plan to attend, major in one of the disciplines specified, submit application to theater teacher or counselor by deadline. April 20  School Counselor, Theatre Teacher or Annie Boger at annie.boger@cabarrus.k12.nc.us or 704-788-4500  
Cabarrus Events Association Scholarship Music, Art $1,000 Current high school student in band program, must have marched in this year's Concord or Kannapolis Christmas Parades April 20 (RECEIPT Deadline)  School Counselor or Cabarrus Events Association, 49 Patton Court Southeast, Concord, NC 28025  
Donald Patrick Darden Scholarship Endowment General Unavailable Children or grandchildren of members of the North Carolina Highway Patrol attending East Carolina University. **PLEASE NOTE: Applicants should provide the name of the NCHP member to whom they are related as well as their relationship to that person along with their application.** Current application and due dates available online in February on website. April  Ms. Jeanne Lawson, Northern Piedmont Reg. Assoc., North Carolina Community Foundation, jlawson@nccommunityfoundation.org, mail: Royster, Cross, & Hensley, Attn: Sam Royster, PO Drawer 1168 Oxford, NC 27565, or visit online (click on more information)
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Eugenia Brumley Music Scholarship Music
Must be graduating student from Cabarrus County Schools
$500 *3.5 GPA or above
*Plan to attend an accredited college/university seeking degree in music
*Applicants will aspire to academic excellence and have a demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for music
*Demonstrated continuing service to community throughout their high school
April 20  School Counselor's Office  
Cabarrus County Building Industry Association Scholarships Pursuing career in building industry Unspecified Two scholarships, one for any student and one for a female student pursuing a career in the building industry April 21  School Counselor or Patti Miller, CTE Administrative Assistant, Cabarrus County Schools  
Micah Rhea Arrants Memorial Scholarship Preference to cross-country team members, then to students interested in upper level env science or art $1000 3.0 or above GPA, compassionate toward others April 22, 2009  NCHS Student Services  
North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship - Iota Chapter Education $500 (two scholarships) Plan to enter the teaching profession, need is a primary determining factor, scholarship, character, academic achievement April 23  School Counselor or Doris Redding, Teacher, Concord High School, doris.redding@cabarrus.k12.nc.us or 704-786-4161  
Concord Civitan Club Scholarship General
Graduating senior in Cabarrus County
$500
Two scholarships
Graduating senior in Cabarrus County
Demonstrate financial need, scholarship potential, and good citizenship
Complete and submit all required materials
April 24 (receipt deadline)  School Counselor or
Robert K. Jones
Concord Civitan Club
P.O. Box 385
Concord, NC 28026
704-788-2287  
NC Community Foundation (NCCF) - Various scholarships General, Varies The North Carolina Community Foundation offers many scholarships to students in NC; some state-wide and some county-specific. Applications must be received at the locations listed by the dates posted; these are not postmark deadlines. If you are applying for more than one NCCF scholarship, you must submit a separate application to each scholarship committee at the address posted for the scholarship. Scholarship applications are available in PDF format. The NCCF Standard Scholarship Application, used by many (but not all) of these scholarships can be filled out on your computer and saved using Adobe Reader. The NCCF scholarship application cycle begins each year in February. Deadlines vary from mid-February to early June. April 25th  NCCF, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609 T 919.828.4387 F 919.828.5495, Sarah Taylor, Program Associate, at sltaylor@nccommunityfoundation.org or visit online (Click for more information)
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Ayn Rand Essay Contest- The Fountainhead General $50 to $10,000 High school juniors and seniors; complete an essay on the Ayn Rand novel "The Fountainhead". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available. April 26  "The Fountainhead" Essay Contest Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Cabarrus County Agricultural Fair - Agriculture Course of Study Agriculture $1,000 *Graduating public, private or Home School high school senior pursuing a degree in an Agricultural course of study
*Resident of Cabarrus County accepted for enrollment in a NC college or university
*Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
*Submit completed application and supporting materials by the deadline
April 27  School Counselor or
Doris Rogers
Cabarrus County Agricultural Fair, Inc. Scholarship Committee
5424 Mallard Drive
Concord, NC 28025
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Cabarrus County Agricultural Fair - Family Consumer Science Course of Study Scholarship Family & Consumer Sciences $1000 *Resident of Cabarrus County graduating from a public or private high school or home school in Cabarrus County
*Accepted by college/university and plan to follow a course of study in Family & Consumer Sciences
*GPA 2.5 or better
*Complete & submit all application materials by deadline
April 27  School Counselor or
Doris Rogers
Cabarrus County Agricultural Fair, Inc. Scholarship Committee
5424 Mallard Drive
Concord, NC 28025
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Cabarrus County Agricultural Fair Scholarship General *$1,000
*One scholarship per Cabarrus County Schools & Kannapolis City Schools high school
*Must be HS senior at one of Cabarrus County's public high schools
*Resident of NC
*Accepted for enrollment in a NC college or university
*3.5 or better GPA
*Submit all application materials by your high school's deadline
*Each high school will select their winner
April 27
NOTE: Each high school may set a different deadline; check with your school counselor for your school's deadline. 
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Cabarrus Family Medicine "Sports Medicine & Injury Center" Scholarship Must be pursuing a degree in sports medicine, athletic training, or other medically related field, (those in athletic training/sports medicine given priority) $500 (two scholarships, renewable for one year) Minimum 3.5 GPA, planning to attend 4-year college/university within the USA, resident of Cabarrus County, athletic participation and demonstrated interest in Sports Medicine preferred APRIL 30TH   School Counselor, Scholarship Coordinator or Jannette Kluttz, Cabarrus Family Medicine, 270 Copperfield Blvd. Suite 201, Concord, NC 28025
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Cabarrus Family Medicine College Scholarship General, one scholarship to a student from each of Cabarrus County's seven public high schools $1,000, renewable for one year Strong academics & community service, 3.5 GPA, attend 4-year college/university in NC, completed application, resume, written financial/funding plan, essay, letters of recommendation. April 30  School Counselor
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Central Carolina Association of REALTORS, Inc. Scholarship General Unspecified (two scholarship per county -- Cabarrus, Stanly and Montgomery Counties) *Academic excellence, community involvement, and/or need (as determined by the scholarship committee) April 30
NOTE: Your school may set an earlier deadline; see your school counselor for your school's deadline. 
School Counselor or
Jane MacRae, Executive Officer
Central Carolina Association of REALTORS, Inc
250 Branchview Drive
Concord, NC 28025  
Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship (from Legacy for Longer Healthier Lives) public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts, service $5,000 Scholarship Application form may be obtained by visiting the Legacy website. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds. Full-time students pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field will be considered eligible. Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year. Applicants must provide evidence of service to a community in an economically or socially disadvantaged setting. Involvement in volunteer activities such as outreach, peer counseling to prevent the use of tobacco, drugs or alcohol, or other efforts of benefit to a local community. The purpose is to reduce tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls "Priority Populations." Priority populations are those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. Awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of a disadvantaged community; and b) the best use of visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages. The website is updated in January each year to include the new application and information. April 30  Adams Scholarship Fund Legacy, Attention: Linda R. Williams, 1724 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, e-mail: adamsscholarship@legacyforhealth.org, Telephone (202) 454-5920/Fax (202) 454-5775 or visit online (click on more information)
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Dr. Patricia London, DDS Scholarship Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting or Dentistry
Rowan-Cabarrus CC, Central Piedmont CC or UNC-Chapel Hill
Unspecified *Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting or Dentistry
*Plan to attend Rowan-Cabarrus CC, Central Piedmont CC or UNC-Chapel Hill
*Submit letter to Dr. London stating your plans, how you become interested in the dental field, and why you feel you should be awarded the scholarship
*Include a recent photo with your letter to Dr. London
April 30  Dr. Patricia London, DDS
P.O. Box 225
Concord, NC 28026-0225
Phone: 704-782-1012
Fax: 704-782-1368
www.drpatricialondon.com
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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes General; service work; leadership $2,500 Open to young people up to 18 years old who have shown extraordinary leadership in making our world better. Must be someone who helps people, protects the environment, works to halt violence, or leads other important service work, in the 12 months before nomination. Must be US citizen or legal resident. Must be nominated by an adult who is familiar with the young person's service activity and not a relative. Nomination forms available online. April 30  The Barron Prize, 545 Pearl Street, Boulder CO 80302 or email Barbara Ann Richman at ba_richman@barronprize.org or visit website (click on more information)
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Mount Pleasant Cabarrus Rotary Scholarship General $1500 Candidates for these scholarships must be active members in their respective schools Rotary or Interact Programs and enrolled are planning enrollment in a college or university. Current participating schools are : Mt. Pleasant, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences and Rowan Cabarrus Community College. April 30  Contact your guidance office for applications. Completed applications should be postmarked and mailed to:
Cheryl Deaton
25 Palaside Dr. NE
P.O. Box 1970
Concord, NC 28026-1970  
Mount Pleasant High School Athletic Booster Club Scholarship General $500.00 Female Athlete $500.00 Male Athlete Current Senior with Varsity Letter Student or parents members of MPHS booster club Academic success in high school Exemplary sportsmanship Active in booster projects Recommendation of one coach Exemplary sportsmanship Recommendation from one coach APRIL 30, 2014   Turn the completed application form, letter of recommendation and transcript in to the Athletic Director in a sealed manila envelope by the due date listed above.
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Mount Pleasant Laura E. Blackwelder Memorial Scholarship Must attend Mount Pleasant High School
Male & female students are eligible
$1,000 Must be a Mt. Pleasant HS graduating senior
Must use the scholarship the following year to attend a post-secondary two- or four-year institution of higher learning
Open to male & female students
Must complete & submit application & all supporting materials by deadline
April 30 by 12 PM(submit to Counselor's Office)  School Counselors Office  
Norah Morris Memorial Scholarship Endowment General, equestrian Unavailable An individual entering college or continuing college education who has participated in equestrian activity. Current application and due dates available online in February on website. April 30  Ms. Susan Gaines, NCHJA, sgaines111@gmail.com, 2325 Woodrow Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 or visit online (click on more information)
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Philip Morris USA Scholarship Must attend RCCC, only certain programs of study are eligible Up to $2,000 GPA 3.0 minimum; must enroll at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College; student must demonstrate academic promise and exhibit the personal characteristics that will lead to success in college; high school transcript; two letters of recommendation; see application for list of qualifying programs of study April 30  School Counselor's Office or Miriam E. Koon, Director of Job Placement & Scholarships, RCCC, P.O. Box 1595, Salisbury, NY 28145-1595, 704.637.0760, koonm@rowancabarrus.edu
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Will to Win Scholarship Health Condition: Asthma $5,000
*Two scholarships in each of five categories (Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Community Service, Athletics, Science)
*HS seniors pursuing higher education
*Asthma
*Demonstrate outstanding, disciplined, determined, and successful management of asthma
*Demonstrate outsanding performance in one of five areas (Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Community Service, Athletics, Science)
*Documente a track record of achievements relevant to entry category
*Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on 4.0 scale
*Be recipient of at least one award related to entry category
April 30 (receipt deadline)  School Counselor or www.willtowinscholarship.com or 908-229-2862
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Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation - Andre Sobel Essay Award General; survivors of a catastrophic illness up to $5,000 The purpose of this competition is to honor the young survivors of a catastrophic illness, ages 12 to 21. If you consider yourself to be a survivor, we celebrate with you and look forward to your submission. Submit an essay on a topic to be provided. Create your entry keeping in mind that you are talking to your peers. We encourage you to be honest and personal about your thoughts. This is the time for you to say what you may have felt unable to share before. What you have lived through and learned could prove invaluable to a new patient somewhere whose experience is likely very similar to yours. Essay should express you, and can be written using many formats. Check website for information; available after January 1. April  Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation, Andre Sobel Award Submission, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 111 Los Angeles, CA 90048, courtney@andreriveroflife.org, 310-2776-7111 or visit online (click on more information)
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North Carolina Child Support Council - Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 Open to NC residents. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or client of the program. Must be accepted to 2-year or 4-year college in NC, submit copy of acceptance letter; have at least 2.0 GPA, extracurricular activities, financial need. Information available on website in January. April  Visit NC Child Support Council online (click on more information). Information will be available online starting January. You can also contact Durham County CSE, PO Box 810, Durham, NC 27702, telephone (919) 560-8910, or your guidance counselor.
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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College High School Achievement Award Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Need-based $2,000 for one year (one scholarship given to a student at each high school in Rowan and Cabarrus Counties) Graduating senior with minimum GPA of 2.5 or greater, must demonstrate academic promise and exhibit the personal characteristics that will lead to success in college, must exhibit financial need Each high school sets their deadline and application/selection process  School Counselor or Scholarship Coordinator  
The Holocaust Remembrance Project General Up to $5,000, an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC, and a gold medal This contest is open to all students age 19 and under who meet the following criteria: (1) are currently enrolled as a high school student (grades 9-12) or who are high school seniors who will graduate high school at any time this year, or are students who are enrolled in a high school equivalency program; and (2) are residents of either the United States or Mexico or U.S. Citizens living abroad. Must write an essay analyzing why it is vital that the remembrance, history, and lessons of the Holocaust be passed to a new generation, and what can be done to combat and prevent prejudice, discrimination and violence in our world today. Information updated on website sometime in the Fall. April  Holocaust Remembrance Project, Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, Inc., PO Box 2877, Tampa, FL 33601, telephone (866) 866-452-2737 or e-mail holocaust@hklaw.com. Also visit website (click more information).
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The William Isenhour Family An application process is required for this scholarship 1,000 A student with strong academic credentials, evidence of concern for others, and a need for assistance. April 15   
Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science (AHETEMS) Foundation General Scholarships Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field $1,000 to $3,000 Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded, to qualified high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. ELIGIBILITY: Hispanic-descent (U.S. citizenship is not required), be accepted into or attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico, be enrolled full-time (12 hrs undergraduate, 9 hrs graduate) during the academic year. High school graduating seniors must be graduating from an accredited U.S. high school with a diploma. Minimum GPA: 3.00 on a 4.0 for high school seniors and undergraduates; 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for graduate students. Be pursuing your first bachelors, masters or doctoral degree. The application period will open in January. May 1  AHETEMS, Inc., c/o: 2012-2013 Scholarship Program, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19019 416 Yates Street, Room 609, Arlington, TX 76019-0019 or visit online (click on more information)
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American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Scholarship - AH&LEF Incoming Freshman Scholarship Hospitality, Hospitality Management, Hotel Management Up to $2,000 Open to graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a career in hospitality. Various scholarships are available and requirements vary; some require a nomination from your school, and some are self-nominated. Applications will be available after January 1. May 1  American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation, 1201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20005-3931, telephone (202) 289-3100 or email chammond@ahlef.org
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Bollinger Foundation Grants General Vary depending on need Available to children whose parent(s) have died. The foundation is interested in helping families in which either the mother or father works or worked in the field of public or affordable housing, or economic or community development. Provides funds for children's education. This can include - but is not limited to - grants towards special educational needs, school materials, and college tuition. Awards are based on family need. Application process starts in January. May  Kelly Bielen , Bollinger Foundation, 734 15th St, NW, Suite 900, Washington DC 20005, (202) 223-7800 or email kbielen@iedconline.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Concord High School Student Council Scholarships Scholarships will be awarded to one male and one female graduating senior who have demonstrated academic excellence and significant leadership at Concord High. Each scholarship is valued at $250.00 Students must complete an application and submit it to the Guidance Counselor. A committee will select the scholarship recipients. May 1  The Concord High School Counseling Department  
East Carolina University - College of Education Scholarships Education, East Carolina University Varies Depends on the scholarship May 1  School Counselor or Joy B. Carrway at carraway.jo@ecu.edu
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James Beard Foundation Scholarship Culinary Arts and Wine Studies Vary Must have strong aptitude for/ commitment to culinary arts, financial need, acceptance to culinary school, strong work experience and extracurriculars. Submit 2 references, tax return. Specific criteria vary for different scholarships. Scholarship information and applications will be available online after April 1. mid-May  Diane Harris Brown, Educational and Community Programming, The James Beard Foundation, 6 W. 118th St., 10th Floor, New York NY 10011, telephone (212) 627-1128 or email scholarships@jamesbeard.org. Or visit website (click on more information)..
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John Gyles Education Awards General $3,000 John Gyles Education Awards are available each year to students in both Canada and the United States. They are the result of a private, benevolent endeavor established in 1990. To apply for a scholarship applicants must be enrolled full-time at (or accepted to) a college or university program as an undergraduate or graduate student. (High school seniors, and others, may apply pending acceptance.) Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or similar grade assessment) and must also have citizenship in either the United States or Canada. No preference is given to students from either country. Additional criteria are listed on the application form which will be available in November on the website. May 1  JOHN GYLES EDUCATION AWARDS, R. James Cougle, Administrator, P.O. Box 4808, 259-103 Brunswick St. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4 Telephone (506) 459-7460 or visit online (click on more information)
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Mount Pleasant PTSO Scholarship General $350
Two scholarships
Must be a current member of MPHS PTSO
Must ge in good standing academically & be eligible to graduate
Must be a high school senior planning to enroll in a full-time college, univesity or vocational-technical school
Must have a GPA of 2.5 or better
May 1  School Counselor  
NATIONAL BLACK POLICE ASSOCIATION - ALPHONSO DEAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD law enforcement, Criminal Justice The National Black Police Association is seeking to enhance higher education opportunities among qualified high school graduates, to enable a student (male or female) the opportunity to have higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system. Rules: Applicant must be a senior in high school, a US Citizen, of good character. Applicant must submit a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher and a current high school transcript and picture with the application. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award. Application can be downloaded from the website - check back for current year's application. May  NBPA Scholarship Award, 30 Kennedy Street-N.W., Suite 101, Washington, D.C. 20011, nbpanatofc@blackpolice.org, (202) 986-2070 or visit online (click on more information)
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The University of Arizona - several scholarships available Varies Varies Many scholarships available to out-of-state-residents as well as in-state residents. Eligibility varies from academic excellence and leadership to specific gender, ethnicity, planned course of study, etc. Visit website for criteria and scholarships available. Admitted by May 1  UA Office of Student Financial Aid, PO Box 210066, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066, 520.621.1858 Fax number 520.621.9473, askaid@email.arizona.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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WyzAnt College Scholarship General $2,000 to $10,000 In English, compose an essay of 300 words or less that answers the question: "How will you use your education to make an impact on others?" to be submitted on the website. Using email and social media, reach out to friends and family to get votes for your essay. Finalists will be determined by popular vote! Final winners determined by WyzAnt tutors. Who is eligible to apply? Anyone who plans to be enrolled in a four year college or university sometime in the next three years is encouraged to apply. This includes most high school sophomores through college juniors. By submitting an application, Applicant agrees that the essay shall become property of WyzAnt (including all rights embodied therein, including but not limited to the copyright) and that WyzAnt and its designees may exploit, reproduce, publish, use, edit, adapt and/or modify the essay in any way, in any and all media, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without limitation and without additional compensation, notification or permission of Applicant or any third party. May 1  WyzAnt, Inc., 1714 N Damen Ave, Suite 3N (877) 999-2681 (WyzAnt-1), info@wyzant.com or visit online (click for more information)
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Bernie Edwards Memorial Mount Pleasant Elementary School Teacher Assistants Scholarship General
Must have attended Mount Pleasant Elementary School and High School
$500/year
Two scholarships
Any Mt. Pleasant High School senior who also attended Mount Pleasant Elementary School
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Submit all applications materials by deadline
May 2, 2014  School Counselor's Office or
Penny Smith
Mount Pleasant Elementary School
P.O. Box 368
Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
704-496-6534  
Hickory Ridge HS Athletic Booster Club Scholarship Student Athlete at HRHS $1,000 for one male and one female athlete who is a current member of the Hickory Ridge Athletic Booster Club Applicant must be in good standing with the school and community; maintain an unweighted GPA of at least 3.0; Have participated on one or more varsity athletic teams for their senior year; be on track to graduate at the end of this school year; Plan to continue their education at one of the following: Technical/vocational school, 2 year junior or community college or 4 year college or university; athlete will be ineligible if already receiving a “full ride” scholarship in either athletics or scholastics; essay required May 6th   Ms. Navel or pick up application in the guidance office  
Jay M. Robinson High School - Legacy Award All around excellence $500 Excellence in academics, community service, and leadership (one male and one female are selected) May  Faculty nominations only  
PIT Crew U Scholarship PIT Instruction & Training $2,500 *2.0 GPA
*Excellent school attendance record
*Played a varsity sport (or recommendation from coach or athletic director)
*Displayed good citizenship & leadership qualities
*No arrests or drug convictions
*Prefer financial need and no other scholarship offers
*Must enroll in PIT Crew U in the calendar year in which the scholarship is awarded
May 2  June Leazer, Career Development Coordinator
Cox Mill High School
704-788-6700
june.leazer@cabarrus.k12.nc.us  
State Employees' Credit Union "People Helping People" Scholarship (4-year College/University) General $10,000
One scholarship per traditional public HS in NC
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Academic achievement, leadership, integrity and community involvement
Preference given to students whose parents/guardians & family members are public sector employees who live and work in NC
Students selected should not be recipient of other large scholarships
Must attend/graduate from traditional public HS in NC
Must attend one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of NC
See your School Counselor for information on your school's application/selection process and deadline
May 4 is the school's deadline for advising the SECU of their selection 
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www.NCSECUFoundation.org
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The SECU Foundation "People Helping People" high school scholarship program General; leadership $2,500 per year; renewable A senior student from each North Carolina high school can receive one of these scholarships. Applicants MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THEIR HIGH SCHOOL. Open to students who will enter one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system. Is not a Director, employee, or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or the SECU Foundation. Must exemplify the philosophy "People Helping People" by having demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Must have scholastic achievement and at least 2.5 GPA. Must agree to continue as a full time student in good standing with the same university for 8 consecutive semesters. Webiste information updated in January. May 4  SECU Foundation, PO Box 25966, Raleigh, NC 27611-5966 or email SECUfoundation@ncsecu.org or visit online (click on more information). Also see your school scholarship coordinator because each school selects a recipient. Information will be sent to the high schools in January.
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Northwest Cabarrus High School Cheri Cauble Williams Memorial Scholarship General Two @$500.00 each Awarded to Northwest students with financial need;special consideration given to students who plan a career in education and/or computers. May 5  Applications may be found in the Northwest Scholarship File Center  
Northwest Cabarrus High School Faculty and Student Memorial Scholarship General Varying Awarded to a Northwest student who has high academics and has made a difference at Northwest Cabarrus High School. May 5  Applications may be found in the Northwest Scholarship File Center and/or downloaded from the following link -  
Northwest Cabarrus High School Noon Optimist Club Scholarship General $500.00 Awarded to a Northwest student who has exhibited characteristics of good citizenship and has financial need. May 5  Applications may be found in the Northwest Scholarship File Center.  
Northwest Cabarrus High School Peggy W. Keasler Memorial Scholarship Teaching with additional consideration to those who plan a career in Special Education. $500.00 GPA 3.0+ May 5  Applications may be found in the Northwest Scholarship File Center.  
Northwest Cabarrus High School PTSA/Ruby Spears Scholarship General Two scholarships at $500.00 each Northwest Students who promote student excellence and achievement. Must exhibit good character in all phases of his/her life and must have made positive contributions to Northwest through school activities. Named after Ruby Spears, who served both as a teacher and Assistant Principal at Northwest. April 15  Northwest Cabarrus Guidance Office Scholarship Center  
Northwest Cabarrus High School Sherry R.Smith Honors Scholarship General $200.00 Awarded to a Northwest applicant who exhibits good character in all phases of his/her life; preference given to applicants who have demonstrated an interest in English, writing, and/or journalism and plan a career in teaching. May 5  Applications may be found in the Northwest Scholarship File Center.  
Northwest Cabarrus High School Trojan Club Scholarship Athletics Six @$500.00 each Awarded to Northwest students who have made a positive contribution toward promoting school spirit and sportsmanship; must have earned a varsity letter for two years a Northwest. May 5  Applications may be found in the Northwest Scholarship File Center.  
Ayn Rand Essay Contest- We the Living General $25 to $3,000 Several essay contests: 10th, 11th and 12th graders: complete an essay on "We the Living". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available. May 6  We the Living Essay Contests, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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Kiwanis Club Scholarhsip
general $500.00 Civic minded, morally just, goals oriented, academically above average and economically needy with greatest emphasis on economic need with all other criteria being basically equal. May 6 to Guidance  Guidance Department  
Concord High School Rotary Scholarship This scholarship recognizes outstanding achievement in mathematics by a Concord High senior. The scholarship recipient is chosen by the Concord High Mathematics Department. May   
Ayn Rand Essay Contest - Former Participants General $50 to $2,000 For Grades 11 through College/Adult who have participated in an Ayn Rand essay contest previously. Complete an essay on How Has Reading Ayn Rand’s Novels Affected You? What was your initial response to the novel(s)? In what ways has reading Ayn Rand inspired you and the choices you have made in your life? No application is required. Contest is open to students worldwide. See website for rules and other contests available. May 14  Former Participants' Essay Contest, Ayn Rand Institute Contests, P.O. Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044, 949-222-6550 ext. 247, essays@aynrand.org visit online (click on more information).
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NC Retired State Personnel Scholarship Teaching Unspecified *Education major
*Scholarship rotated from year-to-year among CCS high schools
*Each high school sets the criteria and selects the winner; check with your high school counselor
Varies
NOTE: Check with your high school for the deadline 
Wilma Means
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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - various scholarships available Engineering-various, Computer Science or Engineering $1,000 - $15,000; some are renewable Varies; Open to female students admitted and attending a 4-year program in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Must have at least 3.5 GPA. Scholarship information for the upcoming school year will be available starting in March. May 15  Society of Women Engineers, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 400, Chicago, IL, 60611, telephone (312) 596-5223. Or email scholarshipapplication@swe.org. Visit online (click more information).
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Cox Mill High School Faculty-Staff Scholarship General $500 *3.0 minimum GPA
*Demonstrated school involvement
*Proof of enrollment in higher education
May 21  School Counselor  
B.Davis Scholarship General $1000 This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. DEADLINE: May 27, 2013   Jason Rumeacher (Director) awards@studentawardsearch.com
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Northwest Cabarrus High School Kenneth Howard Trufant Honors Scholarship Mathematics and/or Music and/or Track/Cross Country Varying Awarded to Northwest student who demonstrates an interest in mathematics, music, and/or track/cross country April 29  Applications available in the Northwest Scholarship File Center.  
Cabarrus Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Scholarship College or Vocational/Trade School $500 *Minimum of a "B" average
*Acceptance at a college or vocational/trade school
*Three letters of recommendation must accompany application (your minister, public school teacher, and another adult other than family)
May 30  Amos McClorey, President
NAACP Cabarrus Branch
P.O. Box 1195
Concord, NC 28026  
Mexican American Alumni Association of the University of Southern California General $1,000 to $5,000 Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated financial need and commitment to the Hispanic community. You must apply for federal, state and university financial aid. The MAAA supplemental application (available January) must be submitted. May 30  Contact the Mexican American Programs Office, Student Union 203, Los Angeles, CA 90089-4890. Phone: (213) 740-4735. or visit online (click on more information)
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Mount Pleasant Bart Miller Hahn, Jr. Memorial Scholarship General Varies Documented learning disability Participation in advanced levels of Masonry or Agricultural Engineering. Plans to pursue post-secondary training. Documented volunteerism. May 30  School Counselors' Office  
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) - Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen Chemical Engineering $1,000 Must be a minority high school senior or college freshman intending to major in Chemical Engineering, GPA greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be a well rounded individual with significant extracurricular activities. Updated applications and information will be available online in January. Some local chapters of the AIChE might have scholarships available also. Look for "local sections and committees" tab on home page of website. May or June  AIChE Awards Administrator, 3 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5901; telephone 800-242-4363 or 646-495-1333 or email awards@aiche.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Asian American Journalists Association - National AAJA General Scholarships- Print, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism, Television journalism $1,000; and up Must be a high school senior, committed to the field of journalism, sensitive to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement; have scholastic and journalistic ability and financial need. Applications will be available after November. May  AAJA, telephone (415) 346-2051 ext. 102 or email programs@aaja.org
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Health Resources and Services Administration - Nursing Scholarship Program Nursing The purpose of the Nursing Scholarship Program (NSP or Nursing Scholarship) is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2 year full time service commitment (or part time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively, and consist of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable costs and a monthly support stipend. To be eligible for a scholarship, by the application due date all NSP applicants must be: A U.S. citizen or U.S. National; and Lawful Permanent Resident; Enrolled or accepted as full or part time student in a nursing degree program (associates, from one of the following: An associate degree, collegiate or diploma school of nursing in the US includes the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Territory of Guam, the Territory of American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia). Go to website and sign up to be notified by e-mail when the new application cycle opens - probably March May  HRSA, Rockville, MD 20852, CallCenter@hrsa.gov or 1-800-221-9393 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Collegiate Cancer Foundation General; cancer survivor or patient $1,000 All scholarships are one-time awards. Previous awardees are encouraged to apply each year that awards are offered. However, they must submit a new application each year. Applicants must be Cancer survivor with a personal diagnosis, be between the ages of 18-35, Seeking or receiving higher education. Applicants will be evaluated based on Displaying a "Will Win" attitude with respect to his or her cancer experience, Quality of essays, Financial Need, and Overall story of cancer survivorship. Check back in March for application. due mid-May. Avail. In March  National Collegiate Cancer Foundation, c/o Meghan Rodgers, 4858 Battery Lane #216, Bethesda, MD 20814, info@collegiatecancer.org or call 240-515-6262, or visit online (click on more information) and click on Scholarships tab
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THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) - various scholarships available General, nursing, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, accounting, Business, Public Relations, Mass Media, Sports Marketing, Marketing, Management, Technology, Merchandising, Medical fields, dental fields, clinical psychology Varies HACU provides one scholarship application to apply for several scholarship which the organization co-sponsored. All scholarship applicants MUST meet the following general criteria: Demonstrate financial need and be eligible for Federal Financial Aid (student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident), and Attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made. HACU has member and partner institutions in most states, including NC, GA and TX. Applicants must also meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying, which vary for each scholarship. Criteria change from year to year. Visit the website in the Spring for current year information on scholarships and HACU institutions, and for updated application. May or June  HACU Scholarship Program,8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400, San Antonio, TX, 78229, scholarship@hacu.net, or visit online (click on more information)
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180 Medical Scholarships General, medical condition $1,000 High school senior accepted at a two-year or four-year college in the U.S. who plans to attend full time; must have spina bifida, a spinal cord injury or transverse myelitis June 1  180 Medical Attn: Scholarship Committee 5324 W. Reno, Suite A Oklahoma City, OK 73127 scholarships@180medical.com
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AnimationCareerReview.com 2nd annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. Art (Animation) $1,000 This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. June 1, 2013  Shawn Harrell PR Manager Animation Career Review, a subsidiary of BGP Site Solutions sharrell@bgpsitesolutions.com
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Millennium Woman Scholarships for Single Mothers General $500 average To receive an MW scholarship, applicants must meet and complete the following requirements: Be a single parent woman, Have a financial need, Submit a personal essay, Complete the MW scholarship application. Applications accepted January to June. June  Millennium Woman Scholarships, PO Box 190, Winter Park, FL. 32790, Phone: (407) 628-4478, Fax: (407) 629-7742, info@themw.org or visit online (click on more information)
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North Carolina American Water Works Association and the North Carolina Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA)- Carol Bond Scholarship Environmental Education Technology program; Water or Wastewater Sciences, Water Resources Management $500 for community college The Carol Bond Memorial Scholarship was created by the NC AWWA-WEA in cooperation with employees of the City of Raleigh, NC. This scholarship is to commemorate the late Carol Bond and her life-long devotion to environmental education. The applicant must be either a high school senior accepted for enrollment or a current community college student enrolled at a North Carolina community college. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Science Technology program; Water or Wastewater Sciences or Water Resources Management concentrations. Applicant shall be a U.S. citizen. Applicants must submit the following items in one package to NC AWWA-WEA: Official application form. Official letter of community college acceptance or current college enrollment status (1 copy). Two letters of recommendation from professors, employers, or academic advisor. Each letter shall be limited to one page and shall be submitted in a sealed envelope with referee’s signature on the flap. Typed or legibly written essay (500-750 words) that discusses why you should be a scholarship recipient. Check back on website in January for the new application. June 1  NC AWWA-WEA, 3725 National Drive, Suite 217, Raleigh, NC 27612, T (919) 784-9030, F (919) 784-9032, or George Simon, Jr., MWH Global, Phone: (704) 552-3886, Email: george.simon@mwhglobal.com or visit online (click on more information).
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Suzannah Blackwell Memorial Scholarship English as a Second Language Unspecified •Speak a first language other than English
•Have been enrolled in ESOL classes in a US school at some point during their K-12 education
•Have an outstanding record in academics and community service
•Have applied to an accredited college or university for Fall 2011
•Will be a full time student in the Fall 2011 (final approval will be contingent upon enrollment)
June 1  Carolina TESOL Scholarship Committee
c/o Roberto Gonzalez
2 W. Marsh Dr.
Helena, SC 29920
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University of Texas-Arlington - Centennial Scholarship General; first generation college student $1,000; renewable This scholarship provides support for deserving and academically promising first-generation college students who are entering freshmen or new transfers to UTA who achieve at least 900 SAT/19 ACT and/or class ranking in the top 25% of the student’s high school graduating class. Demonstrated community service is also a factor. Application available online. June 3  UT-Arlington - 701 S. Nedderman Drive (Davis Hall - Room 252) · Arlington, TX 76019 · fao@uta.edu · 817.272.3561 or visit online (click on more information)
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University of Texas-Arlington - Vikram J. Bajaj Memorial Scholarship General; Asian Indian descent, engineering, science Unavailable Applicant must be of Asian Indian origin. Preference is given to undergraduate Engineering or Science majors. Consideration is given to applicants exhibiting academic potential, leadership ability, and extra-curricular involvement. Application available online. June 3  UTA Financial Aid Office, Attn: Scholarships , Box 19199, Suite 252, Davis Hall, Arlington, TX 76019-0199 Tel. (817) 272-2197, Fax (817) 272-3555 or visit online (click on more information)
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Essay Contest General $1,000 The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution, between the ages of 16 and 30. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the given topic. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. Topic available on website indicated under (click for more information). June 14  Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants, Chicago, IL 60060, scholarships@abbottandfenner.com or visit online (click on more information)
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Essay Contest General $1,000 The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution, between the ages of 16 and 30. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. Topic available on website indicated under (click for more information). June 18  Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants, Chicago, IL 60060, scholarships@abbottandfenner.com or visit online (click for more information)
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BigSun Scholarship - Essay Contest General; athletics $500 In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. To apply, please send us a short essay answering a question posted on the website. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. All essay submissions should be sent to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com June 21  athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com or visit online (click on more information)
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BigSun Scholarship - Essay Contest General; athletics $500 In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. To apply, please send us a short essay answering a question posted on the website. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. All essay submissions should be sent to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com June 23  athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com or visit online (click for more information)
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National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. (Hall of Fame) General Scholarship Program General; African-American Unavailable The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. (Hall of Fame) Scholarship is available to undergraduate/graduate students who maintain full time status at an accredited Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify: High school seniors or undergraduate/graduate students enrolled in an accredited HBCU; Minimum grade point average of 2.5; Demonstrated active involvement in extracurricular activities. Current scholarship recipients must re-apply each year. Applicants are required to submit a 300 word (minimum) essay on the Hall of Fame Weekend Conference yearly theme. Please contact the Hall of Fame Office to obtain the theme for the year of your application submission. Applications available online after January 1. June 30  National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., 230 Peachtree Street, Suite 530, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, ATTN: Scholarship Administrator, Phone: (404) 524-1106, Fax: (404) 525-6226 or visit online (click on more information)
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Stanford University General Unavailable Scholarship from Stanford is the primary source of funding used to assist students with meeting their educational costs. Every student from the United States who is admitted to Stanford and demonstrates need is offered a tailored financial aid package. Many university scholarship funds originate as gifts from individuals and corporations. All university scholarship funds are need-based. You must submit a FAFSA by February or March. We determine your individual scholarship eligibility by subtracting your family contribution and other aid funds from the total student budget. Applications available October. November 15 for early decision, February 15 for regular admissions  Stanford University. Financial Aid Office. Montag Hall, 355 Galvez Street, Stanford, California 94305-6106. (650) 723-3058. For general questions send email to financialaid@stanford.edu. Or visit online (click on more information).
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Agnes Scott College -- various scholarships available General, music, native Spanish-speakers; Presbyterian; femaile $1,000 to full tuition, fees, room and board Merit-based scholarships are awarded through the admission office. The college automatically considers all early-decision and scholarship-decision students for merit-based aid. When granting merit-based scholarships, the college looks at several factors including academic achievement, community service, evidence of leadership, extracurricular involvement and state residence. Scholarships are awarded through the admission office. Semifinalists for our most competitive scholarships are invited for an on-campus interview with a scholarship committee in February. The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship for native Spanish speakers is also available; the Agnes Scott College Presbyterian Scholarships Available on the basis of academic achievement and leadership in the Presbyterian Church. Nomination by a Presbyterian minister suggested. A separate application is required. The Nannette Hopkins Music scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year 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. The scholarship is renewable each year as long as the student continues to major or minor in music. Requires a separate application and auditions. Varies.  Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 Tel: 404 471-6000 | 800 868-8602 or visit online (click on more information).
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American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarships Women Unavailable American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners. The website provides a centralized scholarship posting site that supports AAUW's local scholarship programs across the U.S. It provides information for women students seeking AAUW educational funding in their local communities. Participating branches and states determine their scholarship amounts and eligibility criteria, and applicants can view the array of opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels that meet their education needs. The can then apply via the procedures as outlined by each branch or state program. Check the website through the fall for participating state/branch applications. Unavailable  AAUW, 1111 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington, DC 20036, 202/785-7700, 800/326-AAUW, connect@aauw.org or visit online (click on more information)
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American Cancer Society (ACS) College Scholarship Program General varies by state or local chapter. Up to $7,500 Scholarships are usually offered through state or regional chapters of the ACS for students attending 2- or 4-year colleges in the area. Must have had a diagnosis of cancer before age 19 and be currently under age 25. Must be a legal resident in state where scholarship is offered; accepted to an accredited 2-year or 4-year university or community college or vocational technical school. Other eligibility requirements vary by state. Applications available after January 1. Vary by state  Call the American Cancer Society, telephone (800) 227-2345 for information and to find the closest ACS office or visit online (click on more information).
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American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest General $100 to $18,000 Open to US citizens or lawful residents under 20 years old and enrolled in high school. Must prepare an oration about some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen to our government. In addition an extemporaneous speech on topic provided. See national website for state information. entry level starts October thru February; varies by state  Visit National website online (click on more information) or email: oratorical@legion.org. In GA - For additional information on local contests, contact your local American Legion Post or The American Legion State Headquarters, 3035 Mt. Zion Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281, 678-289-8883, Fax 678-289-8885, or contact Chairman David L. Burdette, 770-428-0400. GA website not helpful.
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Andrew College General, athletic, fine arts, vocal music, piano, theatre, visual arts, Church music, Leadership, United Methodist Up to full tuition, room and board Andrew College offers an array of scholarships unmatched by most colleges and universities. Students who apply for institutional scholarships must also submit a FAFSA form. Students receiving an institutional scholarship must apply for every entitlement grant for which they may qualify. All applicants must submit their SAT or ACT scores. Academic scholarships require high GPA and test scores. Athletic scholarships are awarded for athletic ability and performance potential; scholarship amounts are dependent upon skill, need, and availability. A number of scholarships are awarded each year to qualified students whose program of study is the fine arts and/or who participate in vocal music, piano, theatre, or the visual arts. Also available are scholarships to receive a Church Music Certificate, training the student to lead worship music in a church setting. An audition, interview, or portfolio is required and should be coordinated with the appropriate program director as early as possible. Scholarships for students exhibiting leadership skills, and for members of the United Methodist Church are also available. Unavailable  Andrew College, 413 College St., Cuthbert, GA 39840 PH: 1.800.664.9250 FAX: 229.732.5991 - Contacts vary by scholarship. Visit online (Click on more information)
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Appalachian State University - various scholarships available General; varies, music, geology, biology, mathematics, physics, education, art, communications, family and consumer sciences, theater and dance, astronomy, business, anthropology, chemistry, debate $1,000 to full tuition Varies; some based on merit, or financial need, must have at least 3.0 GPA, SAT 1000, leadership experience, active involvement in school/community activities, references. Also specialty and departmental scholarships with varying requirements and deadlines. See website and search scholarships. varies; most Dec 1, some Nov 15  ASU Admissions Office, telephone (828) 262-2120 or email admissions@appstate.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Arizona State University - several scholarships available Varies Varies Many scholarships available with varying eligibility and criteria. Most scholarships are available during November through March, but new scholarships may be added at any time. Bookmark these pages and check them regularly throughout the year. In addition, campus-specific scholarships are available. It is recommended that you contact your college about scholarships it offers. varies; information available online in November  Scholarship office: Location: Tempe campus, Student Services Building, 2nd floor, Address: PO Box 870412, Tempe, AZ 85287-0412, Phone: (480) 965-4845, Fax: (480) 965-6967, E-mail: scholarships@asu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Auburn University - several scholarships available General; Varies Up to full tuition and costs Merit scholarships based on GPA, test scores. For some, incoming freshmen who meet the December 1 Freshman Scholarship priority deadline receive automatic consideration. Scholarships specifically for non-residents are available. Need-based financial aid also available. Departmental scholarships also available. Students should contact the college/school and department in which they plan to major for Departmental Scholarship opportunities. To receive maximum consideration for need-based Departmental Scholarships, students should complete the FAFSA by March 1. December 1 for most; Jan 15 for others  Office of University Scholarships, 115 Quad Center, Auburn, Alabama 36849, (334) 844-7570 | E-mail: scholar@auburn.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program General $2,000 The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program brings advice and access to higher education into every community in which AXA has a presence. Every AXA Advisors' branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve scholarships to high school seniors who live and attend high school in their area. Selection of winners, known as AXA Achievers, is made by our nonprofit partner, Scholarship America. An AXA Achiever must demonstrate: Ambition and drive, Determination to set and reach goals, Respect for self, family and community, and Ability to succeed in college. Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens, who plan to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the US. New application available on website in mid-October. Unavailable  AXA Achievement Scholarship, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, Saint Peter MN 56082, telephone (800) 537-4180. or email axaachievement@scholarshipamerica.org Or visit website (click more information) for information and application.
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Ayn Rand Essay Contests-several General $30 to $10,000 Several essay contests available for students from 8th grade through graduate school. Essays based on Ayn Rand novels. Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering specific questions. See website for specific novels, rules, and deadlines. vary-September, March, April, May  Essay Contest, Dept. W, The Ayn Rand Institute, PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044. Or visit online (click on more information). Or email info@aynrandnovels.com
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Baylor University - Baptist scholarships General, Christian ministry, $1,000 to $5,000, some renewable Various scholarships offered for students active in the Baptist faith, or for dependents of Baptist pastors, ministers of music, ministers of education, and other full-time ministers, missionaries, or Baptist students who are preparing for careers in Christian ministry. Students must provide documentation and, for some, need to maintain a 2.5 GPA while at Baylor. See website for more information. Unavailable  Baylor University, Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid, One Bear Place #97028, Waco, TX 76798-7028. 1-800-BAYLOR-U option1, 1 or (254) 710-3435 or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - Honors Institute/ Honors Fellowship General $20,000 to $23,000; renewable Honors Institute scholarship requires 3.7 or higher high school grade point average (unweighted.) 1200 SAT score (with a minimum verbal score of 600). Students must reside on campus. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application. Students admitted to the Honors Institute will qualify for the Honors Fellowship. NOTE: Early Decision applicants must apply by October 19. Must submit FAFSA. October 19 for early decision or January 14 for regular decision  Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - several scholarships available General $2,000 to $12,000; renewable See website for scholarships, criteria and requirements. Based on character and academic achievement. Students must reside on campus. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application . Require admissions application and certain level GPAs and test scores required by deadline for definite consideration. varies based on Early (Oct 19) or Regular (Jan 14) Decision  Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Belmont Abbey College - Various Scholarships available Theater, Catholic leadership, History, Political Philosophy, Theology, English, Modern and Classical Languages, Fine Arts, Criminal Justice, Sport Management, or Entrepreneurship $20,000 to $23,000; renewable Scholarships based on Catholic leadership and/ or strong academic achievement and specific courses of study available. All students receiving Belmont Abbey College scholarships are required to participate in 20 hours of community service and attend 10 on-campus cultural events per year. Complete separate application. NOTE: Early Decision applicants must apply by October 19. Must submit FAFSA. October 19 for early decision or January 14 for regular decision  Belmont Abbey College, Phone Number: 704.461.6665 , Fax Number: 704.461.6220, Mailing address: 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont NC 28012, Email address: admissions@bac.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center-several National Scholarships available Varies: Education, teaching, Art, music, dance, theater, writing, photography, folk-art, crafts, Varies Must be child of a migrant worker or a migrant worker (priority will be given to those with mobility in the last three years). Must demonstrate scholastic achievement, and have financial need. Application Requirement include: Completed application, Letters of recommendation, Official transcript, Personal essay, Copy of applicant's current or most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Eligibility (COE). All applicants are required to describe his/her mobility to obtain work in agriculture. See website for specific requirements for each scholarship program-- some are state-specific; others are national. Varies; starting February 1  Kazmierczak Scholarship Committee, BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center, 27 Lackawanna Ave., Mt. Morris, New York 14510, Phone: (800) 245-5681, Email: rlynch@gvboces.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Bonner Scholars Program or Bonner Leaders Program (available at specific colleges and universities) General, requires commitment to community service Unavailable The Bonner Scholar Program seeks to transform the lives of students at various colleges and universities (Davidson College, Guilford College, High Point University, Mars Hill College, Pfeiffer University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Warren Wilson College) as well as their campuses, local communities, and nation by providing access to education and opportunities to serve. The scholarship serves those individuals who have high financial need and a commitment to service. It is designed to heighten the overall education a Scholar receives by asking students to engage in ongoing service work and helping them develop the tools and the knowledge necessary to make that work meaningful and lasting. If you are considering applying or already have applied for admission to a school with a Bonner Program, contact the admissions office to ask for an application to the Bonner Scholars Program. The admissions office may direct you to the Bonner Scholars Program office where you can receive additional information. Please note that the application process and deadlines for each school and Bonner Scholar Program vary from campus to campus. Complete the Bonner Scholarship application from the school(s) you are interested in attending. Click More information for list of the more than 70 institutions, and links to their websites. Varies by institution  The Bonner Foundation, 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540, 609-924-6663 Phone, 609-683-4626 FAX, info@bonner.org or visit online (click on more information)
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Bridgewater College of Virginia General $11,000 to full tuition Based on acceptance to Bridgewater College of VA. Full scholarships based on excellent academics and test scores. Automatic scholarship consideration with admissions application. A variety of endowed scholarships available; many require financial need as well. Rolling admissions; early application and acceptance recommended to receive top scholarships. Also, scholarships are available to students who are members of the Church of the Brethren. Applications available mid-September. Early acceptance recommended  Bridgewater College of Virginia at telephone (540) 828-5377 or visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@bridgewater.edu
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Cabarrus Art Guild - Margaret MC Connel Art Holt Scholarship Art $1000 Cabarrus County Resident and/or Cabarrus County or Kannapolis City Schools Graduate Unspecified  Charlotte Doyle, charlottedoyle@carolina.rr.com
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Campbell University - various scholarships available General Varies; Up to $15,000 per year High intellectual ability, strong character, commitment to service, excellent leadership potential, B+ average, top 10% of class. Admission scholarships are automatically awarded based on eligibility upon acceptance. Unavailable  Campbell University, PO Box 128, Buies Creek, NC 27506, telephone (910) 893-1310 or 1-800-334-4111 ext.1290 or email adm@mailcenter.campbell.edu. Visit online (click more information)
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Cargill Community Scholarships - various scholarships available General $1,000 - $3,000 Requirements vary according to scholarship. Open to graduating high school seniors or juniors planning to attend 2-year or 4-year college or vocational technical school; must be a US citizen. Selection based on academic achievement and extracurricular activities. At time of application, must live within 50 miles of a Cargill facility. Varies - info available October  Visit online (click on more information). Or email cargill_scholarships@cargill.com. Also call Bev Loken at (952) 742-7068.
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Catawba College - West Scholars Education, leadership and service $2500 in addition to any academic schoalrship awareded by Catawba. high academic achievement, demonstarted leadership, community involvement and commitment to teaching. 1000 SAT score and 3.4 gpa. Unavailable  Catawba College Academy of Teaching 2300 W. Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144
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Catawba Valley Community College Foundation Presidential Scholars Program Varies $1,500 to $2,000 Several scholarships available for Valedictorian/Salutatorians, students in the top 10% of their class, and Emerging Leaders in the CVCC service area. Applicants must complete an application and contact their Guidance Counselor for an application for the Emerging Leaders Program. Unavailable  School Counselor or Catawba Valley Community College, 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602, telephone (828) 327-7000 ext. 4288, or by email at tbiggs@cvcc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Catawba Valley Community College Foundation Scholarships Varies; leadership Varies; $100 to full tuition, books, fees, supplies, and part-time job Several scholarships available based on good scholastic record, demonstrated financial need. High School Seniors must contact their Guidance Counselor for an application for the Emerging Leaders Program. Unavailable  School Counselor or Catawba Valley Community College, 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602. Staff of the CVCC Foundation, Inc. office can be reached at 828-327-7000, extension 4282, or extension 4288. Email the staff at tbiggs@cvcc.edu, or msjaardema@cvcc.edu. Visit online (click more information)
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Central Piedmont Community College - D.G. Carlson Memorial Scholarship Machining Technology, Electrical/Electronics Technology or Automotive Systems Technology programs. Varies Eligible applicants must be registered for at least six credit hours per semester, have a 2.5 minimum grade point average, and submit a sealed letter of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s character written by a former instructor, businessperson, or community member. Letters of recommendation should comment on the applicant’s maturity, trustworthiness and honesty, thoroughness, courteousness, and helpfulness in a sealed envelope with the applicants name on the outside of the envelope. To apply for the D. G. Carlson Memorial Scholarship, please complete the CPCC Financial Aid Scholarship Application Online (see website) and ensure that you apply for the D.G. Carlson Memorial Scholarship. You may submit your letter(s) of recommendation to the CPCC Foundation Office at PO Box 35009, Charlotte, NC 28235. Unavailable  CPCC Foundation Office at PO Box 35009, Charlotte, NC 28235 or call Office: 704.330.6942 or visit online (click on more information).
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Central Piedmont Community College Scholarships General, arts, communication, applied technologies, construction, electrical/electronics, engineering, transportation technologies, business, accounting, Nursing, Foreign languages, ESL, health sciences, hospitality, information technology, public safety Varies Various. Scholarships are provided through CPCC's Foundation and the generosity of industries, businesses, professional organizations, civic clubs, and individuals. The donor or a scholarship review team determines the recipient for those scholarships awarded by the College. The scholarship program consists of two kinds of awards: merit-based scholarships and need-based scholarships. Scholarships are also awarded on a competitive basis applying the following criteria: academic excellence, achievement, leadership qualities, need or other criteria as stipulated by the donor. Awards are usually restricted to tuition assistance and require the recipient to maintain a minimum GPA to continue the scholarship. Students must reapply each year. Scholarship applications are available in the Financial Aid office. You may also access it from the website (click for more information). All scholarships also require the FAFSA. Awards based on financial need, academic achievement and other criteria. Unavailable  Visit Financial Aid office on each of the CPCC, NC campus. Or call Office : 704.330.6942 or visit online (click on more information).
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Champlain College - various scholarships available General Varies All high school seniors who are accepted in one of Champlain's bachelor degree programs will automatically be considered for one of Champlain's merit scholarships. These scholarships focus on students who exemplify excellence in academics and engagement outside the classroom -- traits that characterize our outstanding faculty and student body. Nov 15 for early decision I, Jan 15 for Early Dec. II, March 1 for regular decision students  School Counselor or Champlain College, 163 South Willard Street, Burlington, VT 05401, telephone (800)570-5858, email finaid@champlain.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Coastal Carolina University Merit Scholarships Coastal Carolina University Varies Varies depending on scholarship. View current scholarships and eligibility requirements at http://www.coastal.edu/financialaid/meritbased.html. Varies  Coastal Carolina University | P.O. Box 261954, Conway, SC 29528-6054 | 843-347-3161
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Coker College - various scholarships available General; Art, Dance, Music, Theater, Biology, and Chemistry, creative writing $500 to full tuition, room and board varies - Must have GPA of B or B+, class rank in top 15% - 20%, exhibit leadership, high academics. Starting Dec. 1; based on admissions. FAFSA due as soon after Jan 1 as possible  Visit online www.coker.edu or telephone (800) 950-1908 or email financial_aid@coker.edu or visit online (click on more information) and use the drop down menu above for Financial Aid to get started.
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College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) - Grant / Scholarship General; varies $750 to $4,000 The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a unique federally-funded educational support and scholarship program that helps students from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college. Participants receive financial support during their freshman year of college and ongoing academic support until their graduation at a participating CAMP college/university. (See website for list of colleges in many states). Eligibility: GED or HS Diploma, Migrant or Seasonal Farmworking Background, U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Residency, Seeking 4-yr academic degree, Be determined to need the services/support provided. Each individual CAMP grant has its own unique application and selection process; Request an application from (1-3) colleges by using a single Info Request Form (see website). varies  CAMP Alumni Association, 1725 NE Upper Drive, Pullman, WA 99163, Phone: 509.368.7132 or visit online (click on more information)
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College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) - various scholarships available General; teaching, nursing, health, science, math, music, art, athletics Varies CFNC lists many types of needs-based scholarships and grants open to graduating North Carolina high school seniors, including state grants such as: NC Education Lottery Scholarship, NC Community College Grant, UNC Need-Based Grant, North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant, Career Specific Scholarship/Loans, State Contractual Scholarship Fund, Student Incentive Grant and Federal grants. They include needs-based and merit-based scholarships. Requirements vary. Varies  Visit website (click on more information).
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College of Charleston - various scholarships available General, Business, economics, art history, computer science, German, chemistry, biology, communication, history, French, Jewish studies, education, health Varies; up to full tuition Varies October/ varies  Office of Admissions, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, telephone (843) 953-5540 or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Coastal Georgia Foundation- several scholarships available General; criminal justice, teaching education, performing or fine arts, Medical laboratory Technology, nursing, female varies Several scholarships available, based on GPA, extracurricular activities, and an essay. Must complete single scholarship application to be considered for several scholarships. All Foundation scholarships use one application and are awarded based on an applicant's scholarship score (a combination of grade point average and scholarship essay score) along with any other specific scholarship requirements.Completed applications should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office. Preference is given to students who apply before the priority deadline. Updated application available in October for Fall term, or call the Financial Aid Office. varies for fall and spring enrollment  Mailing Address: Financial Aid Office, College of Coastal Georgia, 3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644, Telephone: (912) 279-5722 or visit online (click on more information)
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College of William and Mary - several scholarships available General, education; Up to full in-state tuition and fees; renewable William & Mary Merit Scholarships are financial awards given to William and Mary students with proven scholastic ability. There are three merit scholarships offered by William and Mary; each is handled through the Admission Office. The William and Mary Scholar Award is presented each year to a small, select group of students who have overcome unusual adversity and/or would add to the diversity of the campus community. All applicants are considered for the award and no separate application is needed. The James Monroe Scholars Program is a designation offered each year to the top 10-15% of all admitted students to the College of William and Mary. All first-year applicants are considered for this program and no separate application is needed. The Murray Scholars Program is William & Mary's most selective scholarship. Finalists typically rank in the top 1% of their class, score a 1500 and higher on the SAT (Critical Reading plus Math) and take the most demanding curriculum available to them. While some of the variables that influence Murray Scholar designations are quantitative, others are more subjective. These include students' application essays, extracurricular involvements, leadership, letters of recommendation, and evidence of intellectual engagement. Other scholarships available also -- see website for criteria and deadlines. November 1 early decision; January 1; regular decision; varies  The College of William and Mary, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, Phone: (757) 221-4223, Fax: (757) 221-1242, Email: admission@wm.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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College of Wooster - various scholarships available Varies by scholarship available; General, Music, Theatre and Dance, and Scottish Arts, Performing arts; African-Americans; Presbyterian Varies Varies greatly; Includes scholarships based on leadership and academic merit, creativity, for African-Americans, members of the Presbyterian church, music, theatre, dance, or the Scottish Arts. Some scholarships require separate applications. January for most  Office of Admissions, Wooster, OH 44691, telephone (800) 877-9905. Visit online (click on more information) or email admissions@wooster.edu
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Concord High School Blanche and Lillian Stewart Memorial Scholarship The Concord High School Class of 1948 established this scholarship in memory of two former, outstanding teachers. Blanche Stewart taught American History, Psychology, and Drama. Lillian Stewart taught Latin and English. $500.00 The recipient of the award is chosen by the Concord High School Scholarship Committee. Unavailable   
Concordia University Texas General; Lutheran ministry, leadership, music Varies Several scholarships available; some based on academic merit and/or leadership, and others offered to members of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod for students interested in Lutheran ministry majors. See website for information. Applications required. School and departmental scholarships also availalble. Check their web pages as well. April 1 (priority), July 1  Concordia University Texas, Attn: Student Financial Services, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin, TX 78726, financialaid@concordia.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Converse College Commitment Scholarships (Presidential Scholar, Converse Scholar, Tower Scholar, Merit Scholar) Converse College, merit-based $9,000 - $18,000 1200 SAT & 3.5 GPA/$18,000/Presidential Scholar, 1100 SAT & 3.0 GPA/$15,000/Converse Scholar, 1000 SAT & 3.0 GPA/$12,000/Tower Scholar, 900 SAT & 2.75 GPA/$9,000Merit Scholar Unavailable  Admissions Office, Converse College or www.converse.edu
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Converse College scholarships General; music, creativity, athletics, visual arts, and theatre, art, design, soccer, tennis, swimming, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse and cross-country, equestrian program. $9,000 to $20,000 annually. Selection based on SAT scores, class rank, academics, leadership, and/or audition for talent-based scholarships. Students with 900 Sat score + 2.75 GPA and up awarded merit scholarships. Note: A resident of Georgia, Florida, or Tennessee who qualifies for the Hope or Bright Futures scholarship and who meets the minimum scholarship requirements at Converse (1000 SAT or 21 ACT and 3.25 grade point average) will receive a Converse scholarship which meets or exceeds the amount of the Hope or Bright Futures awards at eligible private colleges in their respective home state. November 15 early action; March 1 regular  See your high school scholarship coordinator or Office of Admissions Converse College, 580 East Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006, telephone (800) 766-1125, fax (864) 596-9019 or email financial_aid@converse.edu or visit online (click more information).
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award Scholarship General, citizenry Unavailable The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools. United States citizenship is not required. The school faculty and students select one senior who has demonstrated, to an outstanding degree, the qualities of a good citizen: dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. Only one student per year may be honored as a school's DAR Good Citizen. This student is then eligible, if he/she wishes, to enter the DAR Good Citizens scholarship contest. Program and essay contest materials are provided to a participating school by a local DAR chapter. For more information students should contact their local high school. DAR Good Citizens who participate in the essay scholarship contest should return all contest materials to the local DAR chapter. This scholarship is not administered by the DAR Scholarship Committee. DAR Good Citizens who enter the scholarship contest are eligible for the awards beyond the chapter level, including a college scholarship if reach the national level. To find a local chapter, go to: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/chapters.cfm Unavailable  Visit website (click more information)
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Davidson College - Competitive Scholarships General; leadership Up to comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board-) plus two summer stipends; renewable Special Competition Scholarship candidates are selected by the Davidson Admission and Financial Aid staff, the Director of Merit Programs, and the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid based on high academic achievement, maturity, outside the classroom experiences, good character, and servant leadership. Finalists participate in selection interviews on campus in April. Special Competition Scholarships are annually renewable, provided the recipient earns a minimum 3.0 grade point average, makes standard progress toward his or her degree, and is involved significantly in the life of the Davidson community. Unavailable  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click on more information).
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Davidson College - Pepper Visual Arts Scholarship Visual arts $10,000; renewable One scholarship is awarded in each first-year class. Selection is based upon the Art Department’s review of the applicant’s portfolio. (Required format: 12-15 images, sent as hard-copy thumbnail images or larger printouts. Please do not send discs.) These scholarships require that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.The scholarship is renewable on the basis of satisfactory academic progress and significant involvement in the visual arts. Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2). Visit the website for additional information. Nov 15 or January 2 or Jan 21  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - Rupert T. Barber Scholarship theatre $2,000; renewable One student in the entering class will receive this scholarship. Eligibility: This scholarship is awarded to a student with exceptional ability in, and passion for, theatre. Application: Students must submit a statement on the role of theatre in their lives, a recommendation from a current theatre mentor, and a portfolio or a monologue video.This scholarship requires that the Special Application Scholarship Form and any required materials be submitted by the application deadline for your admission plan.Due dates are the same as the admission due dates for Early Decision I (Nov 15), Early Decision II (Jan 2), and Regular Decision (Jan 2). Nov 15 or January 2 or Jan 21  Davidson College Office of Admission, Attention: Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Box 7156, 405 North Main Street, Davidson, N.C. 28035-7156, 704-894-2970, galigo@davidson.edu or visit website (click more information).
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Davidson College - various scholarships available General, arts, theater, German, Latin, music, visual arts, secondary education, ministry Varies; $2000 and up to full tuition, renewable High academics and above average test scores, exceptional promise in academics, character, leadership, athletics, and community service. Every admitted student (whether Regular or Early Decision) is considered for most merit-based awards. For the highest awards, students must be nominated by their high school principal or guidance counselor. Some require interviews. Additional scholarships for specific majors, etc., require a special application scholarship form. varies  Davidson College Office of Financial Aid, Box 7156, Davidson, NC 28035, telephone (800)768-0380 or visit website (click more information).
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Distinguished Young Women of America (formerly America Junior Miss Scholarship Program) General Up to $54,000 Open to college-bound high school senior girls who have distinguished themselves at school and in their community. Contests start at chapter level. In addition to offering cash scholarships, Distinguished Young Women also works with colleges and universities across the country to provide opportunities for our participants to further their education. Nearly 200 colleges and universities have offered scholarships to contestants. Some scholarships are available to any participant that takes part in a local or state program. On website, find your state for participation information and application. Unavailable  Visit website www.ajm.org or contact America's Junior Miss Foundation, PO Box 2786, Mobile AL 36652 or telephone (251) 438-3621 or email foundation@ajm.org. Please see website (click more information) about local chapter contests in your state.
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Distinguished Young Women of Rowan-Cabarrus Scholarship General, juniors, scholarship pageant Unspecified Participation in scholarship pageant Unavailable  Tracy Jackson, dywc2010@yahoo.com, 704-837-6913
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Duke University - Benjamin N. Duke Scholars Program General; leaders Full tuition, room, board, all fees for 4 years + summer enrichment All residents of North and South Carolina who apply and are accepted for undergraduate admission to Duke University are automatically considered for the award. There is no separate application and no financial need component. We are looking for exceptional, well-rounded students who have shown some evidence of leadership and commitment to improving the common good. NC/SC High School Student Leaders, who are bright and committed to community service, may recommend themselves. Please apply to Duke, then fill out the Student Form and submit, or ask your counselor to fill out a Guidance Counselor Form and submit. NC/SC High School Counselors: Encourage your best and brightest student leaders to apply to Duke, then fill out the Guidance Counselor Form and submit. Forms are found on the website. Unavailable  Benjamin N. Duke Scholars Program, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Smith Warehouse, B209, Durham, NC 27701, bndukescholarship@duke.edu, Phone: 919-660-2429, FAX: 919-681-7059 or visit website (click more information).
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East Carolina - various scholarships available General; Art, design, communications, theater, dance, education, nursing, technology, allied health sciences, computer science, business, engineering $250 to full tuition To apply for an academic merit scholarship, please complete an application for admission to East Carolina University along with the Scholarship Application form available online. This scholarship is only available for Freshman starting in the Fall semester and students must have a minimum of a 3.5 unweighted GPA and a minimum of an 1800 on the SAT to apply. Also must complete the FAFSA by March 1. Additional scholarships also available from specific colleges/departments and for service in Education or Nursing. December 1; varies  Office of Financial Aid, East Carolina University, telephone (252) 328-9379 or email faques@mail.ecu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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East Georgia College - Leadership Scholarships General; 2-year program; Education From $300 to full tuition Several civic clubs, organizations, and individual donors in the area served by East Georgia College make awards for scholarship purposes to the colleges on a yearly basis. Scholarships from these funds are awarded to students on the basis of high school achievement, college academic promise, and positions of leadership held while a high school student. Students interested in applying for a leadership scholarship should complete the Leadership Scholarship Application which may be obtained from a high school counselor or from the Office of Financial Aid. Unavailable  Office of Student Financial Aid, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, 478.289.2009 (phone) 478.289.2140 (fax) or visit online (click on more information)
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ECPI College of Technology General; Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health sciences $1,500 - $3,000 Must be a high school senior planning to attend ECPI. GPA and SAT/ACT and community service are considered. Application available online. Programs offered include: Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Business, Criminal Justice, Health science. Campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Online. Unavailable  ECPI, telephone 1-800-986-1200 or visit online (click on more information)
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Elon University - Elon Black Alumni Network Scholarship General Unavailable Application will be available in the Fall on the website noted. Unavaillable  Elon, NC 27244, telephone (800) 334-8448 or visit online (click on more information)
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Elon University - various scholarships available Varies-general, music, engineering, athletic, performing arts, teaching, education $500 up to full tuition Varies, based on merit. Scholarships available for several specialties as well. See website for requirements and contacts for the various scholarships offered. Varies; some require admissions app by November  Admissions Office, 2700 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244, telephone (800) 334-8448 or email admissions@elon.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach, Florida Campus General, Air traffic control, children of veterans, Engineering, pilots, technicians, women, minority students Vary Various scholarships available. See website for listing and criteria. Unavailable  Daytona Beach Campus, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Financial Aid Office, 600 S.Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: 386-226-6300, Toll Free: 800-943-6279, Fax: 386-226-6307, dbfinaid@erau.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Emory University - Dean's Music Scholarship Music Up to full tuition; renewable Each year, Emory’s Department of Music offers several half-tuition Dean’s Music Scholarships to incoming first-year students who show exceptional promise in their applied areas of music. If you wish to be considered for one of these scholarships, you must first meet all admission requirements for Emory College. You also should plan on majoring in music, as this scholarship is not applicable to those minoring in music. All audition students are considered for the scholarship and you do not have to submit any additional paperwork. Should you receive a music scholarship, you will be notified in April. Unavailable  Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, Office of Admission at 404.727.6036 or 800.727.6036 or email admiss@emory.edu or music department at 404.727.6445 or email music@emory.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Erskine College - Academic and Special scholarships available General, drama, music, athletic $1,000 up to $20,000, renewable Selection is based on high school scholastic achievement; involvement in church, school, community. Merit and special scholarship categories. Must submit the Erskine College Scholarship Application. For drama/music or athletic, must contact that department. January 15, or varies  Erskine College, Two Washington Street, P.O. Box 338, Due West, SC 29639 telephone (800)241-8721 or email admissions@erskine.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Fayetteville State University - various scholarships available General; art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athletics Varies Varies. The Chancellor's Special Talent Scholarship is awarded to Fayetteville State University students who excel academically and/or possess exceptional talents in art, dance, music, theater, writing, and athletics and/or have made significant contributions to their schools and communities. Interested students must be prepared to present evidence of their outstanding academic record, special talent or service by providing documentation such as portfolios, taped performances, published writings, etc., and recommendations. Varies  Office of Financial Aid, Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298, telephone (800) 368-4210. Also visit online (click on more information).
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Florida A&M University - several scholarships available General; also Forestry, Journalism, Business, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Athletic, Music/Band, Physics, Biological & Agricultural Systems Engineering, Biology, Math, Math Education, Science, Engineering, Computer Science, CIS Varies - from $2,000 to full tuition, room, board and other expenses Florida A&M University institutional scholarships are awarded during the admissions process for first time college students. Merit scholarships based on academic standing, test scores, and other factors. See website (click more information) for specific requirements for each scholarship. Unavailable  Florida A&M University, University Scholarships, 209 C. C. Cunningham Center, Tallahassee, FL 32303 , Office: 850.412.5482, Fax: 850.561.2079, julia.brunson@famu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Florida State University - (several scholarships available) General; athletic, music, dance, theater varies Varies. For merit-based Admissions scholarships, students should be admitted by January 1 for full consideration. See website for all scholarships and their criteria. January 1; and other  Office of Financial Aid, Florida State University, Suite 4400A University Center, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2430 | 850/644-0539, ofacs@admin.fsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Gardner-Webb University - various scholarships available General, athletics, music, marching band, Southern Baptist, leadership, nursing Up to full tuition, room and board Be a resident of NC for at least one year and/or graduate in the top 25% of your high school class, and/or be a dependent of a Southern Baptist ordained minister, or excel in athletics, music or marching band. See website for contacts for each scholarship. January or later  School counselor or Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, telephone (704) 406-4000, or visit online (click more information)
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Georgia College and State University - Chemistry Research and Travel Scholarship Chemistry Unavailable This scholarship is offered to beginning freshmen after enrolled in their first semester. Details: Seven 4-year renewable scholarships awarded each year to beginning freshmen enrolled in Chemistry Freshmen Seminar course with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 who demonstrate the necessary determination to complete a B.S. degree in Chemistry at GCSU. Applicants are reviewed for recommendation by Chemistry Department Chair and applications will be available at approximately mid-term of each Fall semester by Chemistry Freshmen Seminar instructor with a deadline to be communicated at that time. Unavailable  Georgia College Financial Aid Office, Campus Box 030, Milledgeville, GA 31061, (478) 445-5149, Fax: (478) 445-0729, scholarships@gcsu.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Georgia State University - several scholarships available various; General, Chemistry, Biology, Spanish-speaking students, communications varies Varies by scholarship. Some are academic, others for Spanish as native language, out of state students, certain counties in GA. Most of Georgia State’s colleges and schools offer scholarships and grants to undergraduates and graduates who wish to pursue a degree in that field. Contact the colleges and schools directly for more information about these and other scholarship opportunities. Visit website for access to the lists of scholarships available. varies  Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3965, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3965 | Phone: (404) 413-2000 or visit online (click on more information) to get started.
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Greensboro College - various scholarships available General-also Fine Arts Scholarships in music, theatre and art to students with outstanding talents; United Methodist Varies; up to full ride Selection criteria vary but generally based on academic performance, high school and community involvement, strength of school and curriculum, and personal attributes. Also award available to students who have achieved honors in leadership and service as a Boy Scout or Girl Scout. Students who reside outside NC may be eligible for a grant-in-aid based on their state of residency. NC students are eligible for the North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant and a Heritage Grant. Some require additional application. Unavailable  Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401, telephone (800) 346-8226 or finplan@gborocollege.edu. Visit online (click on more information)
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Hampton-Sydney College - various scholarships available General; Eagle Scouts, leadership; Student government Up to full tuition ($30,000) Varies. See website for information on the various scholarships available for academic merit, leadership, Eagle Scouts. Fall  Hampton-Sydney College, Financial Aid Office, P.O. Box 726, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943 Phone: (434) 223-6119, telephone (800) 755-0733 or email hsfinaid@hsc.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Harvard University General varies All of Harvard's financial aid is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need - there are no academic, athletic or merit-based awards. Student still must meet all Harvard admission standards first. Submit the initial components of your financial aid application, following the instructions found on the Prospective Students section of our website by February 1. Final documentation due March 1. Early action candidates need to have the CSS Profile completed by November 1. November 1 early action; February 1 regular action candidates  Harvard College Financial Aid Office, 86 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Telephone: (617)-495-1581or visit online (click on more information)
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High Point University - United Methodist Scholarships General; Methodist Varies High Point University is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. A number of scholarship programs are available to students who are members of a United Methodist Church. Funding is not guaranteed, so early applications are strongly encouraged. See website for more information. Spring  High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262-3598, telephone (800)345-6993 or e-mail admiss@highpoint.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)- several scholarships available General Varies; $500 to $5,000 Must be of Hispanic heritage; including persons descended from Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Central American (excluding Belize), South American (excluding Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana), or other Spanish cultures. Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551. Must have a minimum 3.0 or 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent). Must be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate or graduate degree full-time (some can be used for 2-year colleges). Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Check back on the website as different scholarships open at different times. Apply online from HSF website. Varies-some as early as DECEMBER through May 31  Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, telephone (415) 808-2376 or (877) HSF-INFO Southeast Regional Office: 960 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 5, Roswell, GA, 30076, Tel: 770-992-8841, dmcbride@hsf.net or visit online (click on more information)
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Houston Baptist University - Church-based scholarships available General Up to $2,000; renewable Scholarships are available on a matching basis from some Christian churches, for dependent children of ordained Baptist ministers and missionaries, or a member of a Baptist Church. Criteria and application procedures vary. See website for more information. Unavailable  Janet Feng, Associate Director of Scholarships, Houston Baptist University, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 113 Atwood II, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074-3298 (281) 649-3748 or visit online (click on more information)
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Houston Baptist University - various scholarships available General; athletic; Forensics, Debate $3,000 to $13,500; renewable From Academic Merit Awards to Athletic Scholarships, HBU provides a number of scholarship opportunities. In terms of merit scholarships, all unconditionally accepted freshmen who do not qualify for a scholarship listed above will be considered for at least University Grants. Top tier merit scholarships require minimum of 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, or HS rank 35% or better. Students who place in the top ten at a Team Policy or Lincoln-Douglas debate in a national tournament will qualify for an additional scholarship to Houston Baptist University -- see website to apply. Unavailable  Janet Feng, Associate Director of Scholarships, Houston Baptist University, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 113 Atwood II, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074-3298 (281) 649-3748 or visit online (click on more information)
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HRHS -- Richard Keasler Choral Scholarship Chorus Student up to $1,000 Student must be a graduating senior from HRHS in the Choral Program with Ms. Campbell Unavailable  Ms. Stephanie Campbell  
Johnson C. Smith - various scholarships available General; athletics, music; minority students Varies Open to minority students; based on academic achievement Varies  High school scholarship coordinator or Johnson C. Smith University, Office of Student Financial Aid, 100 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216, telephone (704) 378-1035. or visit online (click on more information).
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) - several scholarships General $100 to $5,000 A student currently enrolled (or high school senior) in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the respective KASF region, in which each region is designated by the state where school is located. If you are eligible, you must determine the region where the school you PLAN TO ATTEND is located, and apply using that region's application. The website (see web link) includes a map to click on the region (from the map) where your school is located for more details. Please note that your application will not be accepted unless we receive all of the documents required by your regional chapter. Applications available in April. Due date ranges from May through August --depends on region of college you plan to attend. May through Augsust depending on region  Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF), visit online to find the contacts for the region where the college/university you plan to attend is located (click on more information)
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Lenoir Rhyne College - various scholarships available Varies; includes General Academic, athletic, music; Lutheran Up to full tuition Selection is based on academic achievement during the high school career and on GPA and SAT or ACT scores at the time of admission into Lenoir Rhyne. Awards based on academic honors, athletics, music, as well as members of Lutheran church, or children of Lutheran ministers, and children / grandchildren of alumni. Based on date of acceptance  Lenoir Rhyne College, PO Box 7227, Hickory, NC 28603, telephone (828) 328-7300 or (800) 277-5721. Visit online (click on more information) or email finaid@lrc.edu
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Livingstone College - Albert S. Stout Memorial Scholarship General $1,000 - $18,000; renewable Varies; selection may be based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. UNCF scholarships available also. Scholarship information and application typically updated in October. Check back if link does not work. Fall semester deadline September and Springs semester deadline in January  Livingstone College, 701 W. Monroe St., Salisbury, NC 28144-5213, telephone (800) 835-3435 or Financial Aid Office (704) 216-6069. Also visit online (click on more information).
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Morehouse College - several scholarships available General, Athletic, Band, Music, African-American, male, ROTC Varies The College makes a number of awards to students in recognition of their accomplishments either in pursuit of academic excellence or demonstrated skill and talent. Academic Scholarship awards are made to entering freshmen on the basis of outstanding high school performance and qualifying scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT). Scholarship recipients are selected during the admissions process. Students applying for or receiving institutional awards must complete the application process for financial aid (file a FAFSA and submit all required documentation to the Office of Financial Aid). Also available are athletic grants, talent grants for band or music, and departmental scholarships. See webpage (click more information) for whom to contact for these various scholarships. February 1 recommended; April 1  Morehouse College 830 Westview Drive, S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314 (404) 681-2800 Admissions: (404) 215-2632 or visit online (click on more information)
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Morris Brown College - Institutional Awards General; band, women, 1st generation college student, $1,500 up to full tuition and fees The College awards a number of students in recognition of their accomplishments towards academic excellence, talent and or demonstrated skills. The Presidential Scholarships are awarded to high school students who have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale with a combined SAT score of 1100, or an ACT score of 25 and must be enrolled Full time (minimum of 12 semester hours). Eligible students must maintain a GPA of 3.4 or above and demonstrate and maintain good moral character. Other awards have separate criteria and include: MBC 1st Generation Grant; awarded to full time students who are the first in their family to attend college. MBC Choir Scholarship Awarded to Band Participants. Unavailable  Morris Brown College, 643 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314, 404.739.1000, Office of Financial Aid, Fax 404.7391055 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships engineering Varies Various scholarships available for African American, American Indian, and Latino women and men in engineering. NACME provides scholarships and support to underrepresented minority engineering students at 160 colleges and universities across the country. Scholarship programs include the NACME Scholars Program and At-Large Scholars Program, Company-Affiliated Partner Scholarship (CAPS) and Fellowships programs. To be eligible students must enroll in an engineering program at a partner university, maintain a minimum required GPA (varying from 2.5 - 2.8); and register for NACME’s student online resume directory. See website for eligibility and other information Unavailable  NACME, 440 Hamilton Ave, Suite 302, White Plains NY 10601-1813, 914-539-4010, email scholarships@nacme.org or visit online (click on more information).
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National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships Journalism; print, online and broadcast journalism Up to $5,000 Open to Hispanic students who wish to pursue a career in journalism; for print, broadcast or unspecified. All applicants must be student members of NAHJ. Must plan to attend a community college or university within the US or Puerto Rico. Require application, essay, work samples, financial information, resume, letters of recommendation, transcript. Additional qualifications vary according to scholarship. Check back in January for the year's scholarship applications to be available. Spring/ Summer  National Association of Hispanic Journalists, 1000 National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045-2001, telephone (202) 662-7145 or email nahj@nahj.org. Visit online (click more information).
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National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Scholarships Athletics Varies For Division I and II schools, athletic scholarships are awarded directly by each academic institution. For Division III schools, only academic scholarships are offered Varies  Contact your college Athletic Department for information or visit the website (click more information).
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Achievement Scholarship Program General $2,500 Open to African American high school students who are US citizens and plan to enroll full time in college following graduation. Must take the PSAT no later than your junior year and request that you be considered in this competition on the PSAT form. All Achievement Scholarship® winners (Achievement Scholar® designees) are selected from the group of Finalists based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, without consideration of financial circumstances or college choice. Also provides opportunities to be eligible for corporate-sponsored scholarships. Same as PSAT registration deadline.  See your school counselor or contact National Achievement Scholarship Program, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, IL 60201, telephone (847) 866-5100 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Merit Scholarship Program General $2,500 Open to high school students who are US citizens and plan to enroll full time in college following graduation. Must take the PSAT no later than your junior year. All winners of Merit Scholarship® awards (Merit Scholar® designees) are chosen from the Finalist group, based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference. A variety of information is available for NMSC selectors to evaluate: the Finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and grading system, two sets of test scores, the high school official's written recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership, and the Finalist's own essay. Also provides opportunities to be eligible for corporate- or college-sponsored scholarships. Same as PSAT registration deadline  See your school counselor or contact National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 150 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, Illinois 60201, telephone (847) 866-5100 or visit online (click on more information)
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National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Scholarship Programs engineering $500 - $10,500 The society offers a variety of NSBE and Corporate-sponsored scholarship and award opportunities to our pre-college, collegiate undergraduate and graduate student, and technical professional MEMBERS. In addition to the scholarships, we also provide access to awards which acknowledge our highest achieving members, such as the Mike Shinn Distinguished Member of the Year (male and Female) Award with a cash award of $7,500, as well as the Alumni Member and Technologist of the Year. Each of these awardees also receive a Golden Torch Award from the organization. For more information on the society, membership and scholarships, visit the website. Varies, as early as December  NSBE, 205 Daingerfield Road Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Phone: 703-549-2207, Fax: 703-683-5312, E-Mail: info@nsbe.org or visit online (click on more information).
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest General; speech, oratory $1,000 to $3,000; plus medal The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is open to all students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools who are in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (grades 9 through 12) year of study, within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state society or district. Must enter contest through a local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). 3.The oration must be original of not less than five minutes or more than six minutes. The subject shall deal with an event, personality, or document pertaining to the Revolutionary War and show a relationship to America today. The oration must be essentially the same as the submitted manuscript. Notes and props (including military uniforms) may not be used in the presentation. Contests start at local or state level, and progress through national level. Check website for local and state information. Spring. Check website for local and state information.  National website has contact information for all state contests (click on more information).
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Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) General; military obligation follows graduation, Civil Engineering, Nursing, Nuclear Varies; cover tuition, academic fees and most books. For US citizens. Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores or be in top 10% of your class, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of senior year, preferably in June of junior year. Apply before Oct. 31. Unavailable  For more information, contact: Chief of Naval Education and Training, 1-800-NAV-ROTC, or visit online (click more information)
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NC Central University - various scholarships available General, criminal justice, athletics, business, human sciences, English, nursing, psychology, mass communication, biology, art, geography, earth science, modern foreign language, mathematics, computer science, physics Up to full tuition Varies; Selection is based on academic achievement, GPA, SAT scores. Separate applications required for many awards. Varies  NC Central University, Scholarships and Student Aid Office, PO Box 19496, Shepard Station, Durham, NC 27707, telephone (919) 530-6180 or email ssa@nccu.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) Scholarships Education Varies Varies. Several scholarship programs are available in North Carolina to assist those who wish to enter the teaching field. Listed on the website is some information with a brief description and links to the appropriate content and contacts. Information on eligibility, requirements and how to apply can be found by following the link for each program. If after viewing this information you have questions, please contact the agency responsible for administering the particular scholarship(s) in which you are interested. Varies  Visit online (click more information) or telephone (919) 807-3300
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NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) Scholarships Education Varies Varies. Several scholarship programs are available in North Carolina to assist those who wish to enter the teaching field. Listed on the website is some information with a brief description and links to the appropriate content and contacts. Information on eligibility, requirements and how to apply can be found by following the link for each program. If after viewing this information you have questions, please contact the agency responsible for administering the particular scholarship(s)) in which you are interested. Varies  Visit online (click more information) or telephone (919) 807-3300
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NC Legislative Tuition Grant Program (NCLTG) - North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) General $1,850 for full-time students The North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant Program was designed to assist residents wishing to attend a North Carolina independent, nonprofit institution on a full-time or part-time basis. Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements: Be eligible for in-state tuition rates; Be enrolled as a full-time or part-time undergraduate in a degree-granting program at an eligible independent, nonprofit institution in North Carolina; Not be enrolled in a program of study designed primarily for career preparation in a religious vocation; Be certified as eligible under NCLTG rules. The program is not based on financial need. Applications are available from the financial aid offices of the eligible independent nonprofit institutions in North Carolina. Unavailable  Click on more information
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Nordstrom Scholarship Program General; JUNIOR $2,500 a year for 4 years The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement. The Nordstrom Scholarship is open to high school JUNIORs who: Live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store. Have at least a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school. Volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities. Plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university during the four years over which the scholarship is distributed. Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college. Store locations can be found on the website. New application available online in January. Unavailable; check in January  Ellen Greene, Nordstrom Scholarship Program Manager, at 206.373.4550 or nordscholar@nordstrom.com, Corporate Offices: Nordstrom Direct Inquiries, 1700 Seventh Avenue, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98101 or visit online (click for more information)
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North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) - Various scholarships General, varies Varies The North Carolina Community Foundation offers many scholarships to students in NC; some state-wide and some county-specific. Applications must be received at the locations listed by the dates posted; these are not postmark deadlines. If you are applying for more than one NCCF scholarship, you must submit a separate application to each scholarship committee at the address posted for the scholarship. Scholarship applications are available in PDF format. The NCCF Standard Scholarship Application, used by many (but not all) of these scholarships can be filled out on your computer and saved using Adobe Reader. The NCCF scholarship application cycle begins each year in February. varies; mid-Feb. to early June  NCCF, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609 T 919.828.4387 F 919.828.5495, Leslie Ann Jackson, Program Associate, at lajackson@nccommunityfoundation.org. or visit online (click on more information)
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North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) Scholarships Education Varies Varies. Several scholarship programs are available in North Carolina to assist those who wish to enter the teaching field. Listed on the website is some information with a brief description and links to the appropriate content and contacts. Information on eligibility, requirements and how to apply can be found by following the link for each program. If after viewing this information you have questions, please contact the agency responsible for administering the particular scholarship(s)) in which you are interested. Varies  Visit online (click more information) or telephone (919) 807-3300
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North Georgia College and State University General, athletic, military, education Varies NGCSU Academic Scholarships are automatically awarded based on evaluation of the admissions application and ongoing academic performance. For Leadership scholarship: High School Average of B or higher in College-Preparatory (CPC) Courses, SAT Score of 1010 or higher, Demonstrated leadership in high school/college and community activities, Recommendations: One from a high school counselor and one from another high school official. See website for information on cadet, athletic and school of education scholarships. Varies  Office of Undergraduate Admissions, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA 30597, 706 -864-1800 or admissions@northgeorgia.edu or 800-498-9581 or visit online (click on more information)
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Northern Arizona University- several scholarships available General; varies, art Varies New freshmen are automatically considered for some academic scholarships once they are accepted to Northern Arizona University. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis once you have been offered admission, so make sure you apply for admission as early as possible. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, financial need, athletic, or artistic talent. Some have specific requirements or conditions that must be met, and many awards are renewable each year. Some available for non-residents. A Scholarship Interest Form allows us to search additional scholarships on your behalf. We recommend that you complete the form at nau.edu/scholarships by March. On our website, you can also get a list of scholarships and find links to additional awards from outside the university. Varies  Northern Arizona University, Office of Student Financial Aid, P. O. Box 4108, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Phone: (928) 523-4951, Fax: (928) 523-1551, E-mail: Financial.Aid@nau.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Northwest Cabarrus High School A.W.S.U.M - Athletes Who Share Unselfish Moments General for student who has consistently shown his/her unselfishness during their high school career $1,000 Senior planning to attend a 2 year or 4 year college Unavailable  Faculty and Club nominations.  
Officer Bernard F. Parson Memorial Scholarship at UT-Dallas General $500 The Bernard F. Parson Scholarship is open to all students who have been accepted and enrolled. The award will give primary consideration to the applicant's scores on standardized tests and scholastic records, and secondary consideration to such factors as: Achievements in work experiences, Community service Extracurricular activities; leadership, Surmounting obstacles to the further pursuit of higher education Socioeconomic background, Educational level, Status as a first generation college student. Applications are available at the UTD Financial Aid Office located in: McDermott Library (MC1.304) Unavailable  UT-Dallas, Office of Financial Aid, MC 12, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021, 972-883-2941, 972-883-2947, financial-aid@utdallas.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Oglethorpe University - various scholarships available General, music, drama, literature, history, Christian leadership and service; Shakespeare Varies; up to full tuition, plus other fees; renewable Scholarships can be found through Admissions and Financial aid departments, and include academic, endowed and specific department scholarships. Oglethorpe offers several merit-based scholarships, as well as information on other scholarships and programs for the traditional undergraduate student, including one for community service, drama, music, interest in Shakespeare, and a Christian scholarship. More information can be found in our Undergraduate Financial Aid section. Students meeting the requirements for an Oglethorpe Scholars Award are considered for such based on their admission application. Students applying for an Oglethorpe Christian Scholarship must complete the appropriate scholarship application, which may be obtained from the Admission Office. December 5 for early action admissions; rolling for others  Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, 404.261.1441 or 1.800.428.4484 or visit online (click on more information)
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Oral Roberts University - Premier and Merit scholarships available General; leadership $1,500 to 100% tuition; renewable ORU is pleased to recognize academic achievement by awarding Premier Merit Scholarships and Merit Awards to its incoming freshman class. These awards are based upon your highest ACT and/or SAT test scores along with your current or expected high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Our online scholarship calculator will help to determine your eligibility. Merit awards are automatically awarded upon acceptance to the university, but the Premier Merit Scholarships are awarded based on broader criteria. Please see website for the various options. Whole Person and Honors Program have separate application. various dates  Oral Roberts University, Main Campus, 7777 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74171, 918.495.6161, Financial Aid Office 918.495.6510 finaid@oru.edu
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Oral Roberts University - Whole Person Scholarship General Varies, up to $20,000 per year The Whole Person Scholarship has been established to recognize students who demonstrate the following: Christian Worldview, Lifestyle of Service, Academic Achievement, Leadership Ability, Vision to Make a Life-Changing Impact on Others, Healthy Lifestyle. Apply by submitting the free online application online. Must be nominated to participate. Submit your high school transcript. Submit your ACT or SAT test score. Participate in a Whole Person event to replace and enhance your merit scholarship with a Whole Person Scholarship. various dates; earliest Oct 17  Oral Roberts Admissions, 7777 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74171, 918.495.6161, Financial Aid Office 918.495.6510 finaid@oru.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Paine College-Fort Gordon Program General, education, military dependent $500 to $4,000/ year Three scholarships listed: The Fort Gordon Service Club of Fort Gordon will award merit scholarships for graduating seniors in good standing at an accredited high school in the CSRA and a military dependent with a valid ID card, to assist them in their first year of education at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical school. Applicants will be evaluated on academic standing, trade aptitude, citizenship, character, participation in school and community activities, and the stated desire and sincerity for further education. The Fort Gordon Service Club of Fort Gordon will award a continuing education scholarship for one (1) year of schooling to a deserving military family member. This award will assist them in their continuing education at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical school. The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program that provides assistance to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. See website for applications. Unavailable  Paine College, 1235 Fifteenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901, Phone: (706) 821-8200 or 1-800-476-7703 Email: paineftgordon@charterinternet.com, Phone: (706) 793-2030 or (706) 791-7979, call Bess Corriveau at 706-421-5780 or visit online (click on more information)
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Point University (formerly Atlanta Christian College) General; leadership, Christian character Up to $7,500 Point awards a number of merit-based scholarships each year. These are typically awarded based on academic or leadership ability and Christian character. Candidates must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have achieved 900 + on the SAT (math and critical reading score) ior 20 on ACT. )Students must maintain good standing with the College in order to keep their scholarships. To be considered, fill out the scholarship application form included in your application for admission. FAFSA after Jan 1; August 1 of enrollment year  Point University, Admission Office, 2605 Ben Hill Road, East Point, GA 30344, Phone: 404-460-2482 Toll-free: 1-855-37-POINT, sfs@point.edu or visit online (click on more information)
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Prescott College - several scholarships available Vary; veterans, teaching, women, Native-American Vary Institutional and outside scholarships available with varying criteria and eligibility requirements, including academic excellence, merit, veterans, teaching, women, Native-American scholarship opportunities, need-based awards, and more. See website for more information. Varies  Prescott College Financial Aid, 220 Grove Avenue, Prescott, AZ 86301, Toll free: 877-350-2100, opt. 2, Local: 928-350-1111, Fax: 928-776-5225, E-mail: finaid@prescott.edu or visit online (click on more information).
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Queens University - Teaching Fellows Scholarship Teaching, Education $5000 Unspecified Unpsecified  Woody O'Cain, ocainw@queens.edu
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Queens University of Charlotte - various scholarships available Varies; education, music, drama, art, ministerial, athletic, communications Up to full tuition, for 4 years Open to US citizens; selection is based on GPA, leadership, citizenship, and scholarship. Specific requirements for each award can be found on the website. December 13 for one; others unavailable  Queens University of Charlotte, Office of Admissions, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274 (704) 337-2212. Also visit online (click on more information) or email admissions@queens.edu
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Reinhardt College - several scholarships available General; Art, Music, Athletic; Methodist, Hispanic or Latino $500 up to full tuition Reinhardt's scholarship and grant programs help a wide range of main campus students. Funds are awarded each year to qualified students who excel in academics, art, music, leadership, and athletics and to students who have demonstrated an enthusiasm for learning and need financial assistance. Contact the Office of Admissions for more information or see website. Accepted freshmen applicants to Reinhardt University are automatically considered for general merit scholarships. Others require applications. Other scholarships are also available from specific departments. various  Reinhardt College, 7300 Reinhardt College Circle, Waleska, GA 30183-2981, (770)720-5600 - fax (770)720-5602 Office of Admissions 770-720-5526 or visit online (click on more information)
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Rice University- Various merit-based scholarships available