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2012-2013 Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Program sponsored by RPO, Inc. in partnership with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Psi Omega ChapterGeneralUnspecifiedMust: (1) be a female high school junior or senior for the 2012-2013 school year; (2) demonstrate superior scholastic achievement (verified by an official transcript); (3) exhibit commitment to community service; (4) demonstrate goals, aspirations, and plans to pursue an education beyond high school; (5) posess leadership potential and good character, which includes, but is not limited to: (a) no record of poor discipline at school or in the community; (b) no criminal, misdemeanor, or court record of any kind; (c) must not be a parent or pregnant; and (6) be able to commit to attending necessary rehearsals and activities that occur throughout the Cotillion season.August 31, 2012 Debutante Committee 2012-2013 Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Program PO Box 34692 Charlotte, NC 28234 OR Email: debs@rhopsiomega.org
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2014 Stacey Palasek Memorial ScholarshipFemale high school senior from Mecklenberg or Union County$5000Application processDecember 16, 2013 www.cem.com/palasekscholarship
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Abbott and Fenner ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Must be between the ages of 16 and 30. Must write an essay between 500 and 1000 words, on the following topic: What was the most difficult time in your life, and why? How did your perspective on life change as a result of this difficulty?June 15, 2012 Submissions MUST be sent by email to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com
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Achievers Scholarship ProgramGeneralRange up to $25,000high school seniors or current undergraduate students; looking to obtain a college degree in science, technology, engineering, math or other eligible fields related to the auto industry February 28, 2014  www.buickachievers.com
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Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarship FundIndividual scholarship amounts will vary based on country, type of curriculum, as well as other factors.$1 million in awards.High School SeniorUnavailable 
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AES EngineersGeneral$500Available to High School seniors & all students attending a post secondary educational facility. Students MUST submit an essay of no more than 1000 words.October 5, 2012 www.aesengineers.com
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AES Engineers ScholarshipGeneral$500.00To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on the AES Engineers website.October 4, 2013 Bob Glendinning
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Air Force ROTCEngineering, Architecture, Computers, Math, Meteorology, Physics, Nursing, Foreign Language (Central Europe, Russian, Middle Eastern, and Asian); various scholarships available with military obligationUp to full scholarshipsVaries by scholarship; must be in top 30% of the class, SAT 1100 or ACT 24, GPA 3.0. Must complete a physical fitness assessment and an interview.November Air Force ROTC representative or apply online at www.afrotc.com/scholarships
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 2013 ScholarshipOffered to African American female & male high school seniors.UnspecifiedGPA 3.0 or higher, Essay, official transcripts, Proof of SAT score of 1,300 or higher or ACT score of 18 or higher.March 2,2013 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Rho Psi Omega Chapter c/o Scholarship Committee PO Box 30833 Charlotte, NC 28230
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Psi Omega Chapter of Charlotte, NCGeneralUnspecifiedOpen to African-American male and female high school seniors currently enrolled in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS). Eligible students must attend, beginning Fall 2012, an accredited four-year college or university. Completed application form, official CMS high school transcript, essay, official proof of SAT score of 1,300 or higher OR ACT score of 18 or higher, proof of cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (un-weighted), completion of enclosed activities and leadership form, and completion of enclosed awards & honors form.March 2, 2012 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Psi Omega Chapter, c/o Scholarship Committee, PO Box 30833, Charlotte NC 28230
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Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.General$1,000 to attend 4-year university; $500 to attend community college/technical schoolOpen to minority male and female graduating seniors with GPA of 2.5 or higher and SAT 750 or higher. Must demonstrate leadership capabilities and evidence of financial need. Submit application, typed essay, two letters of support, transcript, copy of acceptance letter, SAT scores, photo and self-addressed envelope.April 16, 2010 Yolanda B. McGraw, Scholarship Committee Chair, Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter - AKA Sorority, Inc. 1224 Holleybank Drive, Matthews NC 28105-9120 or email yolanda.mcgraw@cms.k12.nc.us
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Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Ethnic-Minority ScholarshipGeneralUp to $1,000Applicant must be a resident of Mecklenburg County, entering college as a freshmen for the fall of 2012, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, SAT score of 750 or higher (combined Math and Critical Reading), demonstrated leadership capabilities (church, school, community service), evidence of financial need & a member of an ethnic-minority group. One page typed essay demonstrating financial need and why applicant desires the scholarship. Two letters of support from school, community, church or employers. An official transcript, listing class rank & GPA. Copy of acceptance letter from the institution the student plans to attend, photograph of applicant,SAT scores (sealed copy), and self-addressed stamped envelope.April 9, 2012 Lucinda B. Blue, Chair, Scholarship Committee, Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. lucinda.blue@strayer.edu
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Alpha Lambda Omega ScholarshipGeneral$1000 for four-year college, $500 for community collegeGPA of 2.5 or higher, SAT score of 750 or higher, Demonstrated leadership capabilities, evidence of financial need, Member of Ethnic-minority group, must be resident of Mecklenburg CtyApril 9, 2013 Lucinda Blue, Scholarship Committee Co-Chair Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter-AKA Sorority, INC. 5301 Silchester Lane Charlotte, NC 28215 lucinda.blue@strayer.edu or angela.mckenzie@cms.k12.nc.us
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Alpha Zeta Chapter Delta Kappa GammaTeacher Education$1,000 Grant-in-Aid AwardThe ideal female candidate is one who excels academically, is involved in community and school activities, but is ineligible for the Teaching Fellows or other high profile scholarships. **Only one applicant from each high school may apply.** More than one application will result in disqualification for all from that school! Must submit an official high school transcript including SAT and other scores & include a letter of endorsement from a teacher, counselor or principal. April 30, 2010 Peggy Harris, Scholarship Committee, 11332 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28227, 704.545.4613 
American Architectural Foundation - Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship ProgramArchitecture$500 - $2,500; renewableOpen to minority and/or financially disadvantaged students who are graduating high school seniors and intend to pursue a professional degree in architecture. Must be US residents and nominated by someone who can confirm applicant's interest and aptitude in Architecture. Must submit nomination form and letter of recommendation by Dec. 8. Eligible candidates will be sent an application form. Selections will be based on financial need, academic achievement, essay, recommendations, transcript, statement of disadvantaged circumstances.December 8 Mary Felber, Director of Scholarship Programs, telephone (202) 626-7511 or email mfelber@aia.org
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American Cancer Society College ScholarshipsGeneral$1,000; $500 renewableMust have had a diagnosis of cancer before age 19 and be currently under age 25. Must be a legal resident of GA, NC, or SC; accepted to an accredited 2-year or 4-year university or community college or vocational technical school. April 15 Mr. Henry Well at the American Cancer Society, telephone (800) 227-2345 or (803) 798-5427 or email henry.well@cancer.org
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American Chemical Society Scholars ProgramChemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical EngineeringUp to $5,000; renewableOpen to minority students. 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.March 31 American Chemical Society Scholars Program, Department of Diversity Programs, 1155 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036, or visit website http://www.chemistry.org/scholars or telephone (800) 227-5558, ext. 6250 or email scholars@acs.org.
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American College Foundation - Visionary ScholarshipGeneralMultiple winners ranging from $1000 up to $5000Available to high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, and must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen. Submit most current report card, typed 500 word essay and complete application. Use "Invitation Code" to Apply: M1994.January 5, 2011 Faye Carpenter, Assistant Director, College Funding Solutions, 7300 Carmel Executive Park Drive, Ste. 125, Charlotte, NC 28226. 704.542.6925 or cell # 704.641.9273.
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American Community Schools (ACS) British Studies 2013 Summer ProgramContest awarding a two-week, all expense paid summer program in England for two CMS juniors.All expense paid summer study program to England.1000-wprd essay, any current junior-year student(rising senior) between the ages of 15-18, is eligible to ente the contest.January 18,2013 www.acs-england.co.uk/britishstudies
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American Fire Sprinkler Association ScholarshipGeneral$2,000; 10 scholarships availableOpen 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.April 1 Visit American Fire Sprinkler Association website at www.afsascholarship.org. Essay and test are available through the site.
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American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation ScholarshipsHospitality, Hospitality Management, Hotel ManagementUp to $2,000Open to graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a career in hospitality. Various scholarships are available and requirements vary. Applications will be available after January 1, 2008May 1 American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation, 1201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20005-3931, telephone (202) 289-3188. Visit online http://www.ahlef.org or email chammond@ahlef.org
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American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF)GeneralUp to $2,000; renewableOpen 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 between 2.0 and 3.4.April 4 Telephone (866) 866-8642 or email scholarships@nrc1.org
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American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) - various scholarships availableChemical Engineering$1,000Must be a 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.May AIChE Awards Administrator, 3 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5901; telephone (646)495-1333 or email awards@aiche.org.
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American Legion Legacy ScholarshipGeneralVaries; renewableOpen to children of active duty US military, Guard, and Reserve personnel who were federalized and died on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Must be a high school senior or high school graduate. Scholarship is for undergraduate study at a US school of higher education. April 15 The American Legion, Attn: American Legion Legacy Scholarship, PO Box 1055, Indianapolis IN 46206. Also telephone Bob Caudell at (317) 630-1212 or Bill Sloan at (317) 630-1265.
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American Meteorological Society - various scholarships availableAtmospheric, Oceanic, or Hydologic Science$2,500 - $3,000 per year for two yearsRequirements 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. Transcripts, test scores, letter of recommendation required.February 6 American Meteorological Society, Attn: Scholarship Program, 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108-3693, telephone Donna Sampson at (617) 227-2426 ext. 246.
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American Military Retirees FoundationScholarships for children and grandchildren of military retirees, among others.These scholarships range in value from $1,000 to $2,500 for one academic year (i.e., two semesters or four quarters). Criteria for evaluation and award of a scholarship are the student’s educational achievements, leadership abilities, character, citizenship, and community service. Unspecified Tim Riggins Member Board of Directors American Military Retirees Foundation triggins06@flash.net 980-236-8964
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Appointment to a Military AcademyGeneral; military obligation follows college graduationFull tuition and most expensesMust 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 recommendationsOctober See your school scholarship coordinator, Congressional Representative, or ROTC personnel 
Army ROTCGeneral; with military obligation80% of tuition, books and expensesFor 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.Varies www.goarmy.com/rotc/high_school_students.jsp
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Art Institute of Charlotte Scholarships - various scholarships availableMedia Arts and Animation, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Multimedia, Photographic Imaging, Video ProductionVaries; $500 to full tuitionSelections are based on recommendations and/or portfolioVaries The Art Institute of Charlotte, Three LakePointe Plaza, 2110 Water Ridge Parkway, Charlotte NC 28217-4536, telephone (704) 357-8020. www.artinstitutes.edu/charlotte/FinancialAid/Scholarships.aspx
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Asai Miller ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Eligible high school students: Must be a high school senior, with a GPA of 2.75 or higher & have a letter of acceptance from at least one college and/or university. Eligible College Students: Must be an actively enrolled student age 21 and under, with a GPA of 2.75 or higher. All eligilbe students must complete the scholarship application and submit a 500-word essay answering the question: "Why are you the best candidate for this scholarship and how will receiving this award assist you in completing your area of study?"April 30 The Asai Miller Scholarship Committee Attention: Kim Reddig 4820 Beechknoll Court Charlotte, NC 28212 Kim Reddig - 704.777.4158 or Cynthia McClure - 704.649.6563  
Asian American Journalists Association - National AAJA General ScholarshipsPrint, Broadcast, or Photo Journalism$1,000 - $5,000Must 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 by the end of January.Varies AAJA, 1182 Market Street, Suite 320, San Francisco CA 94102, telephone (415) 346-2051 www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/
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Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in Honor of Gary and Margaret LincolnMust attend CPCCUnspecifiedThis scholarship is open to graduating seniors in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability status. Applicant must be applying to attend Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Must be a US citizen and Assistance League of Charlotte members and their relatives are ineligible.April 20, 2012 CPCC Foundation, P.O. Box 35009, Charlotte, NC 28235 
Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in Honor of Gary and Margaret LincolnGeneralUnspecifiedCompleted application, completed short essay,transcript, letter of recommendation, a statement of intent to enroll in CPCCApril 19,2013 CPCC Foundation P.O. Box 35009 Charlotte, NC 28235 
Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in Memory of Tere BeriganGeneral$10,000This scholarship is open to graduating seniors living in Charlotte-Mecklenburg regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability status. Applicant must be a US citizen. Assistance League of Charlotte members and their relatives are not eligible.February 27, 2015 Assistance League of Charlotte Attn: Scholarship Committee PO Box 471112 Charlotte, NC 28247-1112
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Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in Memory of Tere BeriganGeneralUp to $10,000, will provide funding toward tuition, room and board, required fees and books for the freshman year at one of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina.Open to graduating seniors in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools who are US citizens planning to attend one of the 16 universities within the University of North Carolina system. Minimum GPA of 3.0 weighted and minimum combined score of 1500 on SAT math, critical reading and writing sections. Demonstrate community involvement, including leadership roles. Enrolls as a full-time student for the fall and following spring semesters at one of the 16 campuses of The University of North Carolina. Disclose all financial sources for your college educations; (this scholarship is based, in part, on financial need). Write a one (1) page double spaced essay beginning with "I am the best candidate for this scholarship because...."; Complete an interview with the Scholarship Committee.February 27,2015 and mailed by the school counselor. Assistance League of Charlotte, Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 471112, Charlotte, NC 28247-1112, Ms. Deborah Tankle, 2011 Scholarship Chairman, 704.516.0661 email: Tankle1@carolina.rr.com
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Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in Memory of Tere BeriganGeneralThe scholarship, not to exceed $10,000, will provide funding toward tuition, room and board, required fees and books for the freshman year at one of the 16 campuses of The University of North Carolina. At the discretion of the organization, additional scholarships are awarded to students with financial need who have exhibited a commitment to community service.Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school graduate who exhibits outstanding community serviceFebruary 27, 2015 Assistance League of Charlotte Attn: Scholarship Committee PO Box 471112 Charlotte, NC 28247-1112
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Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in Memory of Tere BeriganAwarded to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school graduate who exhibits outstanding community serviceThe scholarship, not to exceed $10,000, will provide funding toward tuition, room and board, required fees and books for the freshman year at one of the 16 campuses of The University of North Carolina. At the discretion of the organization, additional scholarships are awarded to students with financial need who have exhibited a commitment to community service.Be a graduating senior from a high school in Charlotte-Mecklenburg and a U.S. citizen  Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 weighted  Score a minimum combined total of 1500 on SAT math, critical reading and writing sections OR minimum 21 on ACT  Demonstrate community involvement, including leadership roles  Enroll as a full-time student for the fall and following spring semesters at one of the 16 campuses of The University of North Carolina (See attached list)  Disclose all financial sources for your college education; this scholarship is based, in part, on financial need  Write a ONE PAGE double-spaced essay beginning with “I am the best candidate for this scholarship because…”  Complete an interview with the Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship CommitteeAll application paperwork (hard copy) should be returned to you, the counselor, by: Wednesday, February 27, 2015. Assistance League of Charlotte Attn: Scholarship Committee PO Box 471112 Charlotte, NC 28247-1112
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Assistance League® of Charlotte Scholarship in Honor of Gary and Margaret LincolnGeneralAssistance League of Charlotte will provide funding not to exceed $2500 toward tuition, required fees and book costs directly to Central Piedmont Community College. The check(s) will be written to the College.This scholarship is open to graduating seniors in CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability status. Applicant must be applying to attend Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Assistance League of Charlotte members and their relatives are ineligible.April 18, 2014 CPCC Foundation P.O. Box 35009 Charlotte, NC 28235 
Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar AwardGeneral$1,000/twice a yearAccepted to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited school within the U.S., 2.8 GPA, official high school transcriptFall semester-July 31st, Spring semester-November 30th  http://www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/
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AXA Achievement ScholarshipsGeneral$2,000 - $25,000Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens. 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 collegeVaries Peter Senick, VP AXA Advisors, LLC. Retirement Benefits Group 10840 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, Suite 100 Charlotte, NC 28277 axacommunity@scholarshipamerica.org 1.800.537.4180
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Ayn Rand Essay ContestsGeneral$50 to $10,000 for 11th and 12th graders; $30 to $2,000 for 8th, 9th, and 10th gradersHigh school juniors and seniors must complete an essay on the Ayn Rand novel "The Fountainhead". 8th graders through high school sophomores must complete an essay on the Ayn Rand novel "Anthem". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel.April 25 for juniors/seniors; March 20 for 8th graders/freshmen/sophomores Visit online www.aynrand.org/contests
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B. Davis ScholarshipGeneral$1000Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know your current academic standing. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss whether you believe you possess some or all of these qualities, and describe an experience where you developed and/or demonstrated some or all of these traits.May 28, 2012 Jason Rumeacher, Director
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Bank of America Charitable Foundation Student Leaders ProgramGeneralA summer 2012 eight-week paid internship and a week-long all-expense paid Stdent Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C, July 15th-20th.Must currently be a junior or senior in high school (U.S. Markets). Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leadership Summit in Washington, DC (In July), be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/chariatable organization, be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship (U.S. Markets), be a student in good standing at his-her school, & have a home address in one of the following counties: Anson, Cabarrus, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Union, or York.January 25, 2012 Kim Graham, Bank of America 980.387.1026 or kim.m.graham@bankofamerica.com
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BECA, Inc. - Edna R. Anthony Memorial ScholarshipCriminal Justice, Journalism or Nursing$500Open to CMS seniors planning to attend an historically black college/university; with GPA at least 2.5, declared major in Criminal Justice, Journalism, Communication or Nursing. Must complete a 1,000 word essay on why you are pursuing a career in that area.May 31 BECA, Inc., PO Box 42039, Charlotte NC 28215, or email info@womenofbeca.com or telephone (704) 236-6067
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Benjamin N. Duke Merit ScholarshipMust attend Duke University10-15 - Merit Scholarships - $250,000 over eight (8) semesters.Given to outstanding students who live in North Carolina or South Carolina that have shown an affinity for civic engagement and demonstarted leadership potential. MUST apply to Duke University first, then your name goes into the pool.Unavailable B.N. Duke Scholarship Program, Smith Warehouse 114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Bay 8, 2nd Floor Box 97056 www.bnduke.org Durham, NC 27708 919.660.2429
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Best BuyAcademic1,000.00Academic Achievement and Community Service
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Best Buy Children's Foundation ScholarshipsGeneral$1,500Open to graduating high school seniors. Must enter accredited US college/university or technical school in fall immediately after graduation. Selection is based on community service, essay, grades, extracurricular activities and volunteer work. Applications are available online starting January 1, 2008February 15 Visit website and apply online.
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Beta Omicron Sigma Philo ScholarshipGeneral$400Current official transcript;SAT or ACT score;Letter of acceptance from an accredited institution of higher learning;250-300 word typed essayJanuary 31, 2015 Philo Scholarship Chairperson, PO Box 31372, Charlotte NC 28231-1372.
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BETF Scholarship Program General $2500 scholarship that may be used to pursue an information technology focused degree at an accredited four year college or university of their choice.For High School and College students. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential, and make an impact on their communities through service to others. Essay requiredJuly 1, 2013 Attn: Angel Henry; Lilly Corporate Center; Drop Code 2211 Indianapolis, IN 46285
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Betty S. Abernathy Memorial Scholarship in Science EducationScience Education & must attend East Carolina University$2,500Must pursue a degree in the area of Science Education through the College of Education at East Carolina University and who wish to pursue a career as a SCIENCE TEACHER. (1) Acceptance to attend East Carolina University, (2) academic merit - at least a 3.0 high school GPA, and (3) demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in science education.February 4, 2011 Joy Carraway, Department of Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology Education, Flanagan 342, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 252.328.9353
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Bezos Family FoundationFor public High School JuniorsWinners receive a seven-day, all expenses-paid scholarship to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 26-July 2, 2014For a HS Junior: in a public HS, School has at least 25 percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, School that offers Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or college credit courses. February 18, 2014 
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Big Brother Big Sisters Arby's/Bosse Family Scholarship FundGeneralUp to $1,500 per year with an additional $600 for booksMust have been a Little Brother or Little Sister for 1 year, accepted into a 2-year or 4-year college or post secondary education program; maintain a 2.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, submit application.June Charlotte Chapter Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 2424 N. Davidson St., Suite 110, Charlotte, NC 28205, telephone (704) 377-3963 or email gmoore@bbbscharlotte.org
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BigSun ScholarshipStudent athletes$500All 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. Must submit a short essay: What are your most important extracurricular or community activities? What have you done to contribute to them?June 22,2012 
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Bobby Phills Scholarship FundGeneral$1,000; renewableMust be a graduating high school senior from a school in the Mecklenburg county area with a SAT of 1150 or higher. Submit entry form, 400-word essay, current copy of high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, two letters of reference, explanantion of financial need. Must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning.january 12 Bobby Phills Educational Awareness Foundation, 6053 Willow Glen Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809. Or call (225) 293-4733 or email info@bobbyphillsfoundation.org. Or visit website http://www.bobbyphillsfoundation.org and click on "Community Events".
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Bollinger FoundationGeneralUnspecifiedAvailable to children whose parent(s) or guardian(s) have died. The foundation is interested in helping families in which either the mother, father, or guardian works or worked in the field of public or affordable housing, or economic or community development. Awards are based on family need.May 15 Corie Ziegler, Bollinger Foundation, c/o IEDC, 734 15th St, NW, Suite 900, Washington DC 20005. Also visit www.bollingerfoundation.org/grants or telelphone Corie Ziegler at (202)942-9476 or email cziegler@iedconline.org
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BPW Charlotte Club ScholarshipGeneral$350Applicant must be a female senior, enrolled in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system. Must demonstrate scholarship, in the complete sense, consistent with capacity and circumstances. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 out of 4.0. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need. Applications must be complete, typed or handwritten, signed, dated and include a high school transcript.May 24, 2011 Mrs. Catherine Mullis, 4057 Rutherford Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210 
Bridge Foundation ScholarshipGeneralUnspecified; 4-year financial aid packageOpen to high school seniors from any public or private high school in Mecklenburg County. The award will be presented to the individual who can best present his or her need for financial aid in order to achieve a specific goal or participate in a particular program at any accredited college/university in the USA. There are no minumum academic, athletic, or extracurricular requirements. However, each applicant must be accepted into their chosen institution prior to the award of any part of this scholarship.April 15 Martin Godwin, The Bridge Foundation c/o The McAulay Firm, Bank of America Corporate Center, 100 North Tryon St., Suite 5220, Charlotte NC 28202 or email info@thebridgefoundation.net
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British American Business Council Essay ContestGeneralTwo-week study/travel program to England, for British studies.Must be a current CMS high school junior-year student (rising senior), between the ages of 15-18; submit a 1000-word essay answering one of the two questions given: 1) Which aspect of Britain or British culture interests you most? 2) Which British person (either past or present) you would most like to meet? Explain why.January 20, 2012 CMS Strategic Partnerships, Government Center, 5th Floor, 600 E. 4th Street Charlotte, NC 28202 - Courier #835.
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Buick and GM Achievers ScholarshipPlan to major in one one of the following: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or Design. Have an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries.Up to $25,000 per year for 100 students & $2,000 one time awards for 1,000 students.Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate or be current undergraduate students. Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate studay at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university for the entire 2012-13 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools). Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs of study. Be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries. Be a U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors: Academic achievement, financial need, participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience, and interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry. Please note special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel. The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in Engineering/Technology fields.February 29, 2012 
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Burger King Awards ScholarshipHigh School graduates in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.Increments of $1000 and $5000Based on grade-point average, extracurricular activities, community servie, and/or work experience.Unavailable www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/Home
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Burger King Scholars ProgramGeneral$1,000Students do not have to be employed by Burger King to be eligible. Must be a deserving student needing funds for college 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.February 15 Burger King Scholars Program, c/o Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., PO Box 23737, Nashville TN 37202-3737 or email jrsimon@scholarshipadministrators.com
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Campbell University - various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; Up to $14,000 per yearIntellectual ability, strong character, commitment to service, excellent leadership potential, B+ average, top 10% of class.Varies Campbell University, PO Box 546, Buies Creek, NC 27506, telephone (800) 334-4111 extension 1311. www.campbell.edu/admissions/finaid/search/index.html
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Cargill Community Scholarships - various scholarships availableGeneral$1,000 - $5,000Requirements vary according to scholarship. Open to graduating high school seniors 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 Visit online www.cargill.com, then click on "About Us", then click "Citizenship", then click "Community Involvement", then click "Education Programs", then click "Scholarships". www.cargill.com/about/citizenship/scholarships/htm#TopOfPage
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Caribbean Heritage Association of Trinidad & Tobago (CHATT)General$1000.00 High Senior $1500.00 College Freshmen to JuniorCompleted applicationJune 30, 2014 9935-D Rea Road #146 Charlotte, NC 28277
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Carolina Character Book ScholarshipGeneralVariesApplicant must be a graduating high school senior at the Morgan School within CMS, K-12 Exceptional Needs School in the year of application and are pursuing post high school education: vocational, technical, training, trade, and/or community college. Must provide evidence of acceptance and attendance to one of the schools mentioned. Applicant MUST embody the Carolina Character traits & have completed 150 hours of community and/or school-based community service. Carolina Character traits are: 1.) determination, 2.) courage, 3.) respect, 4.) responsibility, 5.) self-control, 6.) compassion, 7.) honesty, & 8.) trustworthiness. Must write an essay (type-written), no more than 250 words.May 1, 2012 Carolina Character, P.O. Box 34752, Charlotte, NC 28234-4752. 980.254.7542 
Carolina Cooperative Credit Union - K.C. Sinclair ScholarshipGeneral$1,000; 2 scholarships availableOpen to graduating high school seniors. Parent, stepparent, or grandparent must be a member of the Carolina Cooperative Credit Union; must plan to enroll in an accredited college, university, or community college. Selection is based on academics, leadership, and interest in further education.April 1 Email general@carolinacoopu.org or contact Scholarship Committee, Carolina Cooperative Credit Union, 6502 McMahon Drive, Charlotte NC 28226 or telephone (704) 543-8901.
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Carolina TESOL's Suzannah Blackwell Memorial ScholarshipGeneralDetermined on an individual basis.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 becontingent upon enrollment). Carolina TESOL provides students attending accredited universities with an endowment designed to recruit and advance students whose first language is NOT English and/or teacher candidates entering into an ESOL certification program. Applicants must be exceptional students admitted and enrolled full-time at an accredited university and be a graduate (or received a GED) of North or South Carolina. All prospective students interested in being considered for the scholarship must submit The Suzannah Blackwell Memorial Scholarship Application and Essay to the Carolina TESOL Scholarship Committe and a complete application for financial aid to Carolina TESOL. The scholarship is a merit and need based award. Any interested student may submit an essay; however, eligibility is determined by Carolina TESOL Scholarship Committee and only eligible students will be considered. Scholars are expected to maintain a high level of academic achievement and participate in stewardship activities in conjuction with Carolina TESOL.June 1, 2011 Carolina TESOL c/o Roberto Gonzalez 2 W. Marsh Drive St. Helena, SC 29920
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Catawba Valley Community CollegeVariesVaries; $100 to full tuition, books, fees, supplies, and part-time jobGood scholastic record, demonstrated financial needUnavailable www.cvcc.edu/About_Us/CVCC_Foundation/
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CEM Corporation - The Stacey Palasek Memorial ScholarshipGeoscience, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering$5,000Open to female high school seniors planning to major in science who display a "can-do" attitude and determination to excel in the field of science (Geoscience, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering). Selection is based on prior academic performance, character, leadership and extra-curricular activities, recommendation letters, and an essay.February 27 CEM Corporation, PO Box 200, 3100 Smith Farm Rd., Matthews NC 28106. Telephone Dr. Grace Vanier or Michelle Horn at (704) 821-7015. Email grace.vanier@cem.com or michelle.horn@cem.com. Applications will be available for download at http://www.cem.com/support/palasek.asp.
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Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) - Various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; $500 to full tuitionOpen to graduating high school seniors. Selections are based on GPA, demonstrated college potential and good citizenship, and financial need.Varies High school scholarship coordinator or CPCC Financial Aid office, PO Box 35009, Charlotte NC 28235-5009. Telephone (704) 330-6942. Visit online www.cpcc.edu/financial_aid
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Charlotte Alpha BeautillionGeneralUnspecifiedApplicant must be a resident of Charlotte, NC or one of the surrounding counties. Must be in the 12th grade for the 2011-12 academic year. A $350.00 program fee is due. Applicant must have exhibited leadership potential as evidenced by school and community activities. Ideal applicant should have completed at least one (1) year in BNL Alpha Academy Program and/or participated in substantial community service, local church and/or other organizational leadership/mentoring programs.September Mr. J. Seldric Blocker, Campus Recruiter, 980.683.6924. website: www.betanulambda.org
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Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - The Dororthy Counts Scoggins/E. Virginia Shadd "Breaking Barriers" ScholarshipGeneralNot less than $1,000Open to graduating African-American female seniors scheduled to graduate in the spring of the current school year, enrolled in a Mecklenburg County school, with GPA of at least 3.0 on 4.0 scale. Must enroll as a full time student at a 4-year college or university immediately after graduation from high school. Must demonstrate leadership potential as evidenced by her school activities and community involvement.April 20, 2012 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Charlotte Alumnae Chapter, Scholarship Committee, 8703 Fieldcroft Drive, Charlotte, NC 28277 Karen Eady-Williams @ 704.312.0022
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Charlotte Business and Professional Women's ScholarshipGeneral$500Open to graduating senior female students. Selection based on financial need, GPA, academic performance, extracurricular activities and community involvement. Must submit transcript.March 15 Ms. Katherine Mullis, telephone (704) 552-0311 or Ms. Sandy Falls, telephone (704) 537-5972. Completed applications should be sent to Mrs. Catherine Mullis, 4057 Rutherford Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210. 
Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund General$500-$3400 at the discretion of CHASFMust be a resident of public housing owned or managed by the Charlotte Housing Authority. Age restrictions apply March 1, 2013 CHASF Attn: Millard McCluney 400 East Blvd Charlotte, NC 28203
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Charlotte Mecklenburg Retired School Personnel ScholarshipGraduating seniors planning to enter the teaching profession.$750Submit application including one-page essay describing career goals and explaining why they want to be a teacher. Second page outlining academic achievements, leadership and extra-curricular activities, and financial need.March 28, 2014 Sandra Hussey Scholarship Committee 4724 Polo Gate Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28216 704 919-0993 
Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council (CMARC) ~ Jane Osborne Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Must be a current senior in good standing in a Charlotte area high school. *Relocated between grades 9 and 12, and relocated more than 50 miles and chaged schools due to their family's relocation.* Currently have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent achievement on a different scale). The student will be evaluated on academic performance, extra-curricular activities, and on their response to an essay addressing the challenges associated with relocating to a new area and a new high school.March 22, 2013 Amy Rawson, Scholarship Committe Chairman, 3615 Henshaw Road, Charlotte, NC 28209 704.622.7892
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Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council(CMARC) ScholarshipGeneral$1000Current senior in good standing in Charlotte area HS, relocated between grades 9 & 12, GPA of 3.0 March 22,2013 Amy Rawson 1433 Heather Lane, Suite B Charlotte, NC 28209 704 622-7892
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Charlotte Metro Credit Union - Herman Hoose ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to graduating high school seniors who are current Charlotte Metro Credit Union members (member application is available on the website). Must plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning following graduation. Applications will be judged based on academic achievement, financial need, career goals, extracurricular activities, letters of reference.March 31 Charlotte Metro Credit Union, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 718 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204, telephone (704)375-0183 and ask for Marketing.
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Charlotte Post Foundation (CPF)Top Senior programGeneral$2500recognizes African-American seniors with a cumulative weighted GPA of 3.25 or higher and awards scholarships to the top two seniors. Please share this recognition and scholarship opportunity with your seniors and school community.March 7, 2014 Robert.johnson@thecharlottepost.com or by phone at 704 376-0496, ext. 103.
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Charlotte Post Top Senior RecognitionGeneralUnspecifiedMust be African American, gpa of 3.25+March 15,2013 Charlotte Post Top Seniors P.O. Box 30144 Charlotte, NC 28230
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Charlotte Rotary’s Awards Program While making your selection, we encourage you to look beyond your top academic candidates in order to recognize a wider range of deserving students that fit the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” $500 to the institution of higher learning which they attend.One senior from each qualifying Charlotte-Mecklenburg public high school and five qualifying private schools will be introduced and recognized as recipients of a 2013 Rotary Youth Award and a tuition grant. March 31, 2014  Arch McIntosh or fax to 704-846-1712 Charlotte Latin School 9502 Providence Road or email (file) to Charlotte, NC 28277 jprivette@charlottelatin.org
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Association of Educational Office Professionals (CMAEOP)- Vickie McKinney Memorial ScholarshipBusiness or Business Education (preferably)Up to $1,000Open to graduating high school seniors. Business majors or Business Education majors preferred. February 16 Janet McGrant at (980) 343-3128, email j.mcgrant@cms.k12.nc.us 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Assosication of Educational Office Professionals (CMAEOP) *Vickie McKinney Memorial Scholarship & Janet McGrant Special Needs ScholarshipGeneralVickie McKinney Memorial Scholarship - $1000 Janet McGrant Special needs Scholarship - $200Vickie McKinney Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding CMS senior. Must be a US citizen Janet McGrant Special Needs Student Scholarship is awarded to an EC special needs senior in CMS with an identified disability.February 12 Janet McGrant, CMAEOP Scholarship, 428 West Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28266 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Services Scholarship FundEmergency Services (EMT, Nursing, Paramedics, Firefighting, etc.)$500 to $1,500Must have high school diploma or equivalent and be a legal resident of Mecklenburg County. Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited degree program.April 27, 2010 The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Services Scholarship Committee, Foundation for the Carolinas, 217 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, 704.973.4535 www.fftc.org/scholarships
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Athletic League (PAL) - Glen Mowrey Scholarship AwardGeneral$1,000Open to students who are between the ages of 15 - 20 years old and have participated in PAL program for at least 3 years. Must be a graduating high school senior who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, or a GED from an accredited institution, within the state of NC. Must be accepted for admission to an accredited college/university or technical school. Submit an application, official transcript, and copy of acceptance letter.July 30 Jeff Hood, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Athletic League, 812 Oaklawn Avenue, Charlotte NC 28206, telephone (704) 336-2105 or email jhood@palcharlotte.org
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Retired School Personnel ScholarshipOffered to graduating seniors planning to enter the teaching profession.$750.00GeneralMarch 28, 2014 Sandra Hussey Scholarship Committee 4724 Polo Gate Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28216 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Retired School PersonnelTeacher Assistant$500.00Must presently work as a teacher's assistant in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and is enrolled in an approved teacher education program. After college graduation, plans to teach in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.March 23, 2012 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Retired School Personnel Sandra Hussey, Scholarship Committee Chairperson 4724 Polo Gate Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28216 704.919.0993 
Child Support Council - Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship and North Carolina Child Support Council ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to NC residents. At least 1 parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or client of the program. Must attend 2-year or 4-year college in NC, submit copy of acceptance letter; have at least 2.0 GPA, extracurricular activities, financial needApril 15 Ms. Angela Bellamy (919) 560-8910
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Chowan University ScholarshipChowan University$4,200 renewableUnavailable Rev. Craig A. Janey Dean of Admissions jannec@chowan.edu (252) 398-1236
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CHS FoundationAgriculture Education50 - $1,000 scholarshipsHigh school senior, graduating in the spring thats planning to pursue an agricultural-related major. Legal U.S. citizen or premanent resident.March 15, 2011 Jennifer Thatcher, CHS Foundation, 800.814.0506 Ext. 3 or info@chsfoundation.org
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Clemson University - various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; up to full tuitionVariesVaries 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 www.clemson.edu
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CMPD Officers Clark and Shelton ScholarshipLaw EnforcementTwo (2)-$2,500 scholarshipsApplicants must be seniors in high school & children of law enforcement officers who work in the following counties: Mecklenburg, Stanly, & Lincoln County. Parents must have been employed full-time or retired with the same law enforcement agency for one (1) year. Applicant must be wishing to pursue a career in law enforcement. Children of officers/directors of the Charlotte's Finest Legacy Foundation are NOT eligible for scholarship awards.April 18, 2011 Charlotte's Finest Legacy Foundation, P.O. Box 410072, Charlotte, NC 28241 
Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship ProgramGeneral$1,000Open to US citizens or permanent residents with at least a 2.5 GPA. Must be actively engaged in volunteer service or working at least part-time.May 31 Coca-Cola Two-year Colleges Scholarship Program, PO Box 1615, Atlanta, GA 30301-1615, telephone (601) 948-3539
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College Board - Young Epidemiology Scholars CompetitionEpidemiology research$1,000 - $50,000Open to high school juniors and seniors. Students enter competition online, and upload a written report of their research project for judges' consideration. Research projects must apply epidemiological methods of analysis to a health-related issue.February 2 Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Program, The College Board, 11911 Freedom Drive, Suite 300, Reston VA 20190, telephone (800) 626-9795, ext. 5849 or email yes@collegeboard.org
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College Foundation of North Carolina - Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan (PTSL)Teacher Education$2,500/year if the student is a freshman or a sophmore; & $4,000/year for juniors and seniors.PTSL is a competitive, merit-based scholarship-loan program available to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have chosen to enter the teaching profession. Recipients MUST agree to teach one year in a North Carolina public school for each year of funding they receive, or repay the funds in cash with interest.April 15, 2011 (866) 866.2362 or email: information@ncseaa.edu
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College of Charleston - various scholarships availableVariesVaries; up to full tuitionVariesVaries Office of Admissions, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, telephone (843) 953-5540 or email financialaid@cofc.edu
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Colonial Dames of America - Florence Kidder Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 to $3,000Submit an application form, photograph, transcript, two letters of recommendation, three copies of an original 500-700 word essay. Selection is based on character, grades, financial need, and essay. Essay topic is as follows: At its inception our Founding Fathers did not intend for the Electoral College to be a democratic process. Over the last 200 years, our nation has become increasingly deocratic. Do you believe this process is still a viable mechanism today? Cite at least three outside sources to support your view. February 2 Ms. Marie Porter, 1309 Candle Court, Charlotte NC 28211 telephone (704) 364-0496 
CompareCards.comGeneral$1,000Students must be graduating high school seniors, or freshman or sophomores in college and between the ages of 16 and 21. Eligible contestants can enter by submitting a 500 to 1,000 word essay answering one of these important financial questions: 1.) What is the positive impact that debt can have on a student? Is there a positive impact? 2.) If you are awarded this scholarship, what will you do as a student to be financially responsible in college?May 29, 2012 Chris Mettler at chris@comparecards.com with your name, birth date and CompareCards.com Scholarship included in the email title. Please mention your current high school or college in the body of the email.
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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.GeneralVariesOffered to students through the various congressional district offices. High school seniors or full-time undergraduate, graduate or professional school students with a minimum 2.5 GPA can apply.Varies Beverly Stennett Darby, Program Director The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., 230 Peachtree Street ~ Suite 530, Atlanta, GA 30303 404.524.1106 www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) scholarshipsVaries$1,000 - $5,000Open to Latino students who 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.April 16 CHCI Scholarship Awards, 911 2nd Street NE, Washington DC 20002, telephone (202) 543-1771 or email chci@chci.org
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Crown Jewels ScholarshipMust be an African American Student with a significant financial need.5-Scholarships in amounts of at least $1000 each.GPA of at least 2.75, be accepted and enroll as a full time student @ a 4-year college/university, demonstrate a verifiable significant financial need, strong leadership potiential May 10, 2013  Cassandra Henderson 704 649-7100 or Karen Eady-Williams 704 312-0022
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) ScholarshipsHistory, Law,Political Science, Economics, Government, Education or Nursing$1,000 - $2,000; renewableOpen to graduating seniors. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. (The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship.) Your state scholarship chairman will assist in locating the chapter nearest you. Please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope to obtain the name and address of your state scholarship chairman and an application for any of the scholarships.February 15 Committee Services Office, Attn: DAR Scholarships, 1776 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20006-5303 or visit website www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm
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Davidson College - various scholarships availableVariesVaries; up to full tuitionHigh academics and above average test scores, exceptional promise in academics, character, leadership, athletics, and community serviceJanuary 2 Davidson College Office of Financial Aid, Box 7156, Davidson, NC 28035, telephone (800)768-0380 or visit website www.davidson.edu
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Davidson Institute for Talent Development - Davidson FellowsMathematics, Science, Literature, Music, Technology, Philosophy and "Outside the Box"$10,000 - $50,000Open to young people under age 18 with outstanding achievement(s) who can demonstrate the development of their talents in science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, philosophy, or "outside the box" with a significant piece of work. Such work may be: an exceptionally creative application of existing knowledge, a new idea with high impact, an innovative solution with broad-range implications, an important advancement that can be replicated and built upon, an interdisciplinary discovery, a prodigious performance, another demonstration of extraordinary accomplishment.March 4 Email davidsonfellows@davidsongifted.org
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Dean Barber Memorial ScholarshipVisual Arts$1,000Open to graduating seniors at Myers Park High School who plan on a career in the visual arts and are admitted to a college, university or post-secondary school. Submit application, resume, transcript, list of community service projects, copy of college acceptance letter, portfolio of 10-12 original visual art works presented in CD, DVD or slide format, and an essay.April 1 Dean Barber Scholarship, 5009 Bradmead Court, Marietta GA 30066 or email deanbarberfundraiser@yahoo.com 
Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC ScholarshipGraduating Senior who will attend CPCCFull Tuition and fees for freshman year at CPCCCommitment to community service, as demonstrated through volunteer experience and career objectives Application submissionMarch 28, 2014 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools Foundation Attn: Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC Scholarship 600 E. Fourth Street, Fifth Floor Charlotte, NC 28202 
Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC Scholarship - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools FoundationHuman Services or related fieldFull freshman year tuition at CPCC.Open to graduating CMS seniors who will attend CPCC in the fall, majoring in Human Services or a related field. Commitment to community service, as demonstrated through volunteer experience and career objectives.March 23, 2012 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools Foundation, ATTN: Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC Scholarship, 600 East Fourth Street, 5th Floor, Charlotte, NC 28202 OR scan all documents to a PDF file and e-mail completed application package to phyllis.croutch@cms.k12.nc.us 
Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Program$50 Application fee, $300 Activity FeeUnspecifiedEssay required, Achieve HS Junior or Senior classification for 2013-14 school year, demonstrate superior scholastic achievement,exhibit commitment to community service, demonstrated goals, aspirations and plans to pursue education beyond HS. Cannot be a parent or pregnant, no criminial history.August 31, 2013 Debutante Committee 2013-2014 Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Program P O Box 34692 Charlotte, NC 28234
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority IncAwarded to African American Seniors who will enroll in an institution of higher education.UnspecifiedGraduating Senior, 2.5, 2.75, 3.0, 3.5 required depending on the scholarshipMarch 30, 2013 704 816-1856 or 919 423-4827
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.GeneralUnspecifiedDorothy Counts Scoggins/E. Virginia Shadd “Breaking Barriers Scholarship” (non-renewable) o Graduating female senior o Unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher o Must demonstrate financial need o Plan to attend a four year institution 􀁸 Frances Selena Johnson “Making Strides Scholarship” (non-renewable) o Graduating female or male senior o Unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher with significant improvement in his/her academics over a two year period o Plan to attend a two (2) or four (4) year institution of higher education in the U.S. during the upcoming academic year 􀁸 Daisy Spears Stroud “Academic Achievement Scholarship” (non-renewable) o Graduating female senior o Must have a weighted cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher o Plan to attend a four (4) year institution of higher education in the U.S. during the upcoming academic year (Award disbursement based on confirmed enrollment February 20, 2015 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Charlotte Alumnae Chapter P.O. Box 32231 Charlotte, NC 28232
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Demayo Law OfficesAwarding graduating seniors$37,500 in college scholarships to 15 high school seniorsAward contingent upon application package.February 25, 2013 rdill@demayolaw.com 704 343-4644
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Discover Scholarship ProgramGeneral$30,000; 10 scholarships availableOpen to current high school juniors. Must have at least 2.75 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale for 9th and 10th grades; with demonstrated accomplishments in leadership and community service. Must have faced a significant road block or challenge. Submit application, transcripts, recommendations. January 31 Discover Scholarship Program, telephone (866)756-7932
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Do Something BRICK AwardGeneral$5,000 scholarship and $5,000 grant for the communityOpen to US citizens and permanent residents under 25 years old who seek to effect change to better their communities. Must demonstrate the identification of a problem or need within their community. Must be passionately dedicated to generating change and must show effective communication of their vision of the change.March 1 Jordyn Wells, telephone (212) 254-2390 ext. 238 or email jwells@dosomething.org
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Dora R. Mason ScholarshipGeneral$500Must be an African American student with an overall "C" (GPA 2.0) average or above. Must attend a college/university, community college, vocational/technical school or specialty school. Must live in Mecklenburg County and/or surrounding Metro Area. Attach a copy of your official transcript and a copy of your SAT/ACT scores in a sealed envelope. Two (2) letters of recommendation, and complete the application in black ink or typed & scholarship statement.April 7, 2012 Las Amigas Inc., Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 16166, Charlotte, NC 28297 
Dora R. Mason Scholarship AwardGeneral$500Student must have an overall “C” (GPA 2.0) average or above Student must attend a college/university, community college, vocational/technical school or specialty school Student must live in Mecklenburg County and/or surrounding Metro Area Student must be African American. Attach a copy of your official transcript and a copy of your SAT/ACT scores in a sealed envelope Two letters of recommendation (Counselor/Teacher and a Community Representative-such as an employer, pastor, community leader, etc.) Complete the application in black ink or typed (which includes your signature on the first page of the application packet) Scholarship Statement Copy of the acceptance letter from college/university, community college, vocational/technical school or specialty school April 5, 2014 Not specified 
Dorothy Counts Scoggins/E. Virginia Shadd "Breaking Barriers"GeneralVariesApplicant must be an African American female senior scheduled to graduate in the spring of the current year. Must be enrolled in a Mecklenburg County school. Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must enroll as a full time student at a 4-year college or university. Must have the potential for post secondary education (e.g. academic performance and/or SAT/ACT scores). Must demonstrate financial need. Must have leadership potential as evidenced by her school and community activities. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Charlotte Alumnae Debutantes are not eligible.March 28, 2011 Scholarship Committee, Charlotte Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 8703 Fieldcroft Drive, Charlotte, NC 28277 Karen Eady-Williams (704) 312.0022
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Duke Energy ScholarsGeneral$1,000 - $5,000; renewableOpen 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.Fall Duke Energy headquarters, telephone (704) 594-6200 or email contactus@duke-energy.com. www.duke-energy.com/community/education/duke-energy-scholars.asp
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Duke University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionAll 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.Varies http://duke-financial-aid.duke.edu/merit_main.html
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E.R & Lillian B. Dimmette Scholarship FundPurpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to students in Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan & Wilkes counties.UnspecifiedBe nominated by the superintendent of Schools in their county. Minimum of 2.5 GPA. Resident of counties listed above. Demonstrate need for Financial Assistance.02/15/2013 220 North Tryon St Charlotte, NC 28202
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E.R. & Lillian B. Dimmette ScholarshipEach school is to nominate one student for consideration and submit the nominee’s application materials to my officeUnspecifiedThis scholarship fund provides financial support to students who reside in Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan and Wilkes counties who “fall between the cracks of other financial aid and/or scholarship programs.” Each school is to nominate one student for consideration and submit the nominee’s application materials to my office. Please see specifics below. It is important for schools to adhere to the specified dates outlined in the School’s Responsibilities & Timeline portion of this e-mail. (Note: The dates that I have specified in the timeline below are different than the dates on the attached memo from the Foundation of the Carolinas.)February 14, 2014 Submit completed application packet (application, letters of recommendation, etc.) for your nominee to Cheryl Robinson (Oakhurst Administrative Center, 4511 Monroe Road) by Friday, February 14, 2014.
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E.R. & Lillian B. Dimmette Scholarship/Foundation for the CarolinasGeneralRanges from $1,000-$4,000Students must be nominated by the Superintendent of Schools in their county. Have a minimun cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). Be legal residents of Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan or Wilkes County, North Carolina. Must demonstrate substantial need for financial assistance. Preference given to students who have scored equal to or greater than the state average on the SAT and/or ACT (SAT = 1005; CR+M). Also, preference is given to students whose parents do NOT have a college degree.February 4, 2011 Cheryl Robinson, Counselor Specialist, 2750 East W.T. Harris Boulevard, Suite 101, Charlotte, NC 28213
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East Carolina - various scholarships availableGeneral$250 to full tuitionVariesVaries Office of Financial Aid, East Carolina University, telephone (252) 328-6640
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East Carolina University Maynard ScholarshipEducationFull Scholarship - $20,000Must be a current resident of North Carolina residing in one of the specified counties. Must have a minimum score of 1,000 on the SAT or ACT equivalent. Must have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or better and admitted to East Carolina University by May 2012. Must intend to teach K-12 upon completion of an undergraduate program for a minimum of 4 years in one of the specified counties. Must provide high school transcript from 1st semester of Senior Year (if you can't obtain this by the application deadline, this may be brought to the interview, as long as you note this on the application). Must provide 1040 tax form for parent/guardian with whom applicant resides from year 2010. Include a typed essay, addressing the prompt listed on the application. Must provide at least two (2) letters of recommendation from someone in your high school or community. These letters must speak about your academics or character and must be signed and sealed in an envelope and included with the completed application.January 27, 2012 ECU Maynard Scholarship Program, College of Education, East Carolina University, Speight 203, Greenville, NC 27858 Dionna Manning, Director 252.328.4126
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Elks National Foundation - "Most Valuable Student" Award, Legacy Awards, Emergency Educational Fund GrantGeneral$1,000 - $15,000; renewableVaries depending on award; may or may not need to be children or grandchildren of Elks. Open to high school seniors who are US citizens. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership, financial need. Applications must be endorsed by the local lodge. Applications are available online at www.elks.org/enf.January ENF Scholarship Office, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave., Chicago IL 60614-2256, telephone (773) 755-4732 or email scholarship@elks.org. Local contact is Elks USA Lodge #392, PO Box 19384, Charlotte, NC 28219, telephone (704) 509-4137 or email scholarship@elks.org
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Ellen Masin Persina National Press Club ScholarshipJournalism$5,000; renewableOpen to graduating minority high school seniors planning to pursue a career in journalism. Must have GPA at least 3.0. Submit (in triplicate) 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, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045, telephone (202) 662-7599. Application is available online.
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Elon University - various scholarships availableVaries$500 - $8,000VariesVaries Elon Financial Aid Office, Campus Box 2700, Elon, NC 27244, telephone (336) 278-7640 or email finaid@elon.edu
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Emma Bowen Internship OpportunityFoundation for Minority Interests in MediaUnspecifiedMinority high school juniors and seniors and college freshmen with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and an interest in a career in the media industry (business, technical, creative, and journalism) are eligible to applyMarch 15, 2013 www.EmmaBowenFoundation.com
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Emma H. Dunlapp ScholarshipFinancial assistance is based on need, academic performance, and leadership potential.UnspecifiedGPA of 2.5 and above, must show proof of acceptance at an academic, vocational or technical school for post-secondary studies, must demonstrate financial need, provide evidence of volunteer activities he/she has performed, leadership potential as evidenced by school and/or community activities, 300 word essay describing yourself, career goals and need for scholarship.April 25, 2014 Dt. Dannetta Caldwell 2307 Abelwood Road Charlotte, NC 28216 
Emma L. Bowen Foundation ProgramMedia, business, computer science, engineering, or TechnologyInternship - in addition to being paid, student will also receive a matching funds scholarship.Minority high schools seniors who plan to attend a four year college, have at least a 3.0 GPA and an interest in media, business, computer science, engineering or technology. In addition to being paid, student also receives a matching funds scholarship. The internship will last throughout their college years.April 6, 2012 Attention: New Applications, Emma L. Bowen Foundation, 524 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019
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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science ScholarshipsNamed for the first African American to walk in space. Four scholarships for 2 males and 2 females $5000 eachMust be African American, are available to 2013 graduating HS seniors in school districts represented by the Council of the Great City Schools.4/2/2013 www.cgcs.org
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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships2014 graduating high school seniors in school districts represented by the Council of the Great City Schools. Four scholarships for two males and two females --- $5,000 each --- will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students on behalf of the former NASA astronaut, physician and businessman, Dr. Bernard HarrisTwo African American and Two Hispanic studentsApril 7, 2014 Michael Casserly
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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships Four scholarships for two males and two females $5000 each will be awarded to two African Americans and two Hispanic students.General.. ApplicationApril 7, 2014 Michael Casserly
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ExxonMobil Bernard Harris ScholarshipScience, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)Four (4) scholarships for 2 males & 2 females - $5000 each will be awarded to 2 African American and 2 Hispanic students.3.0 unweighted GPA or higher and have been accepted as a full-time student at a four-year institution of higher education. Must include evidence of the applicant's academic achievement in high school, leadership skills or community service in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and the commitment to pursue a career in a STEM field. Officail high school transcript, a photo of yourself, 3 letters of recommendation, 2 one-page essays typed, single-sided, double-spaced and in Times New Roman 12-point font on the following topics: 1.) How has math and science education impacted your life so far? 2.) Why have you chosen to pursue a career in a STEM field?April 2, 2012 Council of the Great City Schools, Attn: ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW STE 702, Washington, DC 20004, 202.393.2427
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Fayetteville State University - various scholarships availableGeneralVariesVariesVaries Office of Financial Aid, Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298, telephone (800) 368-4210.
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Florence Kidder Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000A completed application form answering all questions. A separate listing of extracurricular activities, honors, community or church work, and work experience. A photograph, an official transcript of grades, including first semester senior grades and current GPA. A letter of recommendation from the student's minister, employer or an adult friend. A letter of recommendation from the student's high school guidance counselor or one of his teachers. Three (3) copies of an origianl essay of 500 to 700 words, that will be given. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit of the indvidual essay (35%), character (25%), grades-scholarship record (35%), and need (5%).February 8, 2012 Mrs. Jane R. Metts, Colonial Dames Of America, Mecklenburg Committee, 209 Cottage Place, Charlotte, NC 28207 wmetts@carolina.rr.com
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Florence Kidder Memorial ScholarshipSeniors who plan to attend college (public or private) in North Carolina$1,000 - which will go directly to the school.An essay of 500 to 700 words must be written on the subject given in the Requirement for Scholarship Application. February 8, 2013 Mrs. Jane R. Metts 209 Cottage Place Charlotte NC 20207
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Florence Kidder Memorial ScholarshipGeneralThe Mecklenburg Colonial Dames Committee will award a scholarship of $1,000 to our local County winner. The local winner will be entered in the State competition for an additional scholarship of $3000 ($1,000 to the State runner-up). Scholarship money is paid to the North Carolina college or university of the winners’ enrollemnt, to be administered by that institution in the name of the student. Details are in the attached documents.1. Three (3) copies of your essay on the topic for the year.* (*Essay topic on separate attachment. Please staple each essay together with your name on the first page.) 2. An official transcript of grades, including first semester senior grades and current GPA* (*Your school counselor can provide this after January 28th). 3. A letter of recommendation from your minister, your employer, or an adult friend. 4. A letter of recommendation from your High School Guidance Counselor or one of your teachers. 5. The answer to question #10 on this application form on separate sheets of paper. February 5, 2014 Susan zumBrunnen 119 Wingrave Drive Charlotte, NC 28270  
Florida A&M University (FAMU) Computer Information Sciences ProgramComputer Science and Information Technology$3,000 - $5,000 per semesterOpen to minority female high school seniors who express financial need and an interest in computer science or information technology. Unavailable Email jblack@cis.famu.edu or telephone (850) 412-7354
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Gamma Phi Delta Sorority Inc. GeneralMust be a high school senior in year of application. Cumulative overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or higher. (3) letters of recommendations. Must type one-two page essay, double space, 12 font, Times New Roman. Attach a copy of acceptance letter from the school you will be attending Fall Semester 2010. Application package MUST be postmarked by February 26, 2010. (*ALL materials must be sumbitted at one time!)February 26, 2010 Gamma Phi Delta Sorority Incorporated, Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 30412, Charlotte, NC 28230-0412. Questions may be directed to the Scholarship Chairperson at gpdbetaeta.yahoo.com
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Gardner-Webb University - various scholarships availableGeneral$4,000 - $6,750VariesVaries Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, telephone (704) 406-4000.
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Gates Millenium Scholarship (GMS) - Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationGeneral1,000-Full Scholarships, etc.Must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American. Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States, Have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED. Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university, (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall of 2012 as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student. First-time college enrollees can alse be GED recipients. Have demonstarted leaderhship abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities. Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria, & have completed and submitted all three required forms: the student's application (Nominee Personal Information Form), an evaluation of the student's academic record (Nominator Form) and an evaluation of the student's community service and leadership activities (Recommender Form) by the deadline. Provide outstanding low income minority students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: education, library science, mathematics, public health or science.January 11, 2012 Gates Millennium Scholars, PO Box 1434, Alexandra, Virginia 22313 Toll-Free: 1.877.690.GMSP (4677)
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General Foundation of Woman's Clubs (GFWC) Junior Woman's Club of Charlotte - Sallie Southall Cotton ScholarshipGeneral$750 - $1,500; one time (state level winner will receive an additional $24,000)Open to students who are qualified US citizens in the top 25% of their class. Must plan to attend one of our state-supported universities. Judging is based on character, scholastic record, leadership, potential, and financial need. Submit typed application, transcript, recent photograph, completed FAFSA form, 2 typed letters of recommendation, personal letter, and SAT scores.January 20, 2015 First contact your school scholarship coordinator for information and application materials. Christi Gray 4707 Valley Stream Road Charlotte, NC 28209  
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) - various scholarships availableVariesUp to full tuitionVaries; Typically must have GPA of at least 3.0.Varies Georgia Institute of Technology, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 225 North Avenue, Atlanta GA 30332-0460, telephone (404) 894-4160 or email finaid@gatech.edu
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Georgia Tech Alumni ScholarshipThe Georgia Tech Alumni Scholarship is available to any student from the Charlotte region who is applying to Georgia Tech$1000 to $5000Students may only apply for one geographic Georgia Tech Alumni Network Scholarship. Only students living within the specific geographic area are eligible to receive the scholarship. If you do not live within one of the specified areas, your application will not be considered. View the list of Georgia Tech Alumni Networks awarding scholarships. Incomplete applications are not considered. Do not click “Next” at the bottom of the page until you have completed all fields in the applicationJanuary 25, 2014 190 North Avenue Atlanta, GA 30313 404-894-2391 1-800-GT-ALUMS 404-894-5113 – fax
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GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramGeneral$10,000 renewable scholarships-up to $40,000 total per recipient.Awards roughly 20 College-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.January 9, 2014 www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or follow on Facebook at http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships
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Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award ProgramEntrepreneurship, Business, Finance$1,000 - $10,000Open to enterprising and community-minded girls aged 12-18 who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship and/or have taken steps towards financial independence; have made a difference in their school or community. Submit application, personal statement, a letter of recommendation by an adult, supporting documents.February 29 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Attn: Girls Going Places, 7 Hanover Square, 26-J, New York NY 10004 or email Also check out www.girlsgoingplaces.com. Or email guardianwomenschannel@glic.com. Applications are available online.
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Gloria Barron Prize for Young HeroesGeneral; service work$2,500Open to young people 8 to 18 years old who have shown leadership and courage in public service. Must be someone who helps people, protects the environment, works to halt violence, or leads other important service work. Must be nominated by an adult who is familiar with the young person's service activity.April 30 The Barron Prize, 545 Pearl Street, Boulder CO 80302 or visit website http://www.barronprize.org or email Barbara Ann Richman at ba_richman@barronprize.org
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Golden Door ScholarsEligible Golden Door Scholars will receive funding to cover tuition, room & board (less other scholarships) for a four-year degree. Preference will be given to students interested in the Math, Science, Technology and Engineering fields. UnspecifiedIn order to be eligible you must be a top-performing undocumented high school senior or recent graduate in the North or South Carolina region.November 1, 2012 Info@goldendoorscholars.org
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Google Global Science FairGeneral - students are invited to submit their science projectsGrand Prize - (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a US $50,000 scholarship from Google and his/her choice of experience from CERN, Google, LEGO or Scientific American and a trip to the Galapagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions. The two (2) Category winners who did not win the grand prize will receive a US $25,000 scholarship from Google and Sponsor's choice of Experience from CERN, Google, LEGO or Scientific American. The offered Experience Prizes will consist of one (1) the following (ARV of each $3.500). The one (1) People's Choice Prize Winner will receive a US $10,000 scholarship from Google. Trip (Finalist) Prizes - the fifteen (15) finalists will receive a Lego Goodie bag, a Google goodie bag and up to a three (3) day/two (2) night trip.Participation in this Competeion is open to individuals who are full-time students between the ages 13-18 and enrolled in a private or public school. Home schooled students between the ages of 13-18 are also eligible. An eligible minor must have his/her parent's or legal guardian's permission to enter this Competition. The project must be submitted using Google Sites. Maximum two (2) minutes running time for the video, the Google presentation must be no longer that twenty (20) slides & the slideshow must be a Google Docs presentation. All submissions MUST be in the English language. Entry must be delivered creating a Google Site formatted and encoded in accordance with the requirements listed on the Competition Site.April 4, 2011 
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Google: Doodle4Google ScholarshipGeneral$30,000 college scholarship; $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her schoolEligibility: Students in grades K-12. March 20, 2014 
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Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of North Carolina - Charles Edward Cathey Masonic ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to graduating NC high school seniors with at least 3.0 GPA. Submit application, SAT/ACT scores, extracurricular/civic activities, and two recommendations. Personal interview may also be required.March 13 Mr. Walter Clapp, telephone (888) 276-7251 or write Grand Lodge Scholarship Committee, PO Box 6506, 2921 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh NC 27628.
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Greater Charlotte Alliance Of Black School EducatorsThe Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators Scholarship Fund will award scholarships to selected applicants who satisfy eligibility requirements. Awarded based on demonstrated academic performance, community and extra-curricular activities$1000The recipient must be a graduating high school senior and show proof of acceptance from an accredited post-secondary institution. The recipient must be a United States citizen. minimum GPA: 2.8 or higherMarch 2, 2013 Mail the completed packet to: GCABSE C/O Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 36693 Charlotte, NC 28236-6693
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Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators (GCABSE) ScholarshipGeneral4- $1,000Open to graduating high school seniors who are US citizens. Must be in good standing with respective high school. Must show proof of acceptance from an accredited post-secondary institution, copy of most recent grade report (GPA 2.8 or higher), and typed application form. **Students planning to major in the field of education are strongly encouraged to apply. Students of African descent are also stongly encouraged to apply.**March 1, 2012 GCABSE C/O Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 36693 Charlotte, NC 28236-6693 
Greensboro College - various scholarships availableVariesVariesVariesVaries Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401, telephone (800) 346-8226. Visit online http://www.gborocollege.edu
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Harvard University's Low Income InitiativesMust attend Harvard UniversityFree....No tuition and no student loans!Family earnings must be less that $60,000 a year with a honor student graduating from high school soon.Unavailable Financial aid offce - (617).495.1581 www.fao.fas.harvard.edu/
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High Point University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionOpen to graduating high school seniors who demonstrated outstanding achievement, good citizenship, strong leadership and exceptional scholarship during their high school careers.Varies High Point University, 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27262-3598, telephone (800)345-6993.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) - various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; $500 to $5,000Must 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 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent). Must be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate or graduate degree. Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).Varies Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 55 Second Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco, CA 94105, telephone (877) HSF-INFO or email scholar1@hsf.net www.hsf.net/Scholarships.aspx?id=426
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Home Builder's Association of Charlotte - Professional Women in BuildingHomebuilding industry$500 (minimum) renewable scholarships**First consideration will be given to Home Builders Association of Charlotte member families (NOTE: Dues must be current). Male/female applicants MUST be a resident of Mecklenburg County. Applicants must be high school seniors or undergrads within their first 3 years of college. One letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor that is familiar with your academic accomplishments and grades, a high school or college transcript including grades and GPA, application must be completed in full. Planned course of study must be associated with the building industry. (i.e. Construction Management, Architecture, Interior Design, Building Science, Landscape Architecture, General Contracting, Environmental Design, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Welding). Applicants must be officially accepted at an accredited four-year college of their choice, or an accredited two-year technical program.March 31, 2011 Home Builders Association of Charlotte's Women's Council Scholarship, c/o Time Warner Cable, ATTN: Ms. Sheila Trace, 4606 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews, NC 28105 704.378.2858 
Horace Mann Employee Scholarship ProgramVaries$10,000 over 4 yearsStudents must be college-bound high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is a Horace Mann employee. Submit written essay, school and community activities, high school transcript, and letters of recommendation.Unavailable Horace Mann Employee Scholarship Program, 1 Horace Mann Plaza, Mail #M069, Springfield, IL 62715, telephone (217) 788-5373. www.horacemann.com
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Imagine America Scholarship ProgramGeneral$1,000Open to graduating high school students who are likely to sucessfully 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. High schools must be enrolled in Imagine America; school counselors can enroll their high schools by calling (202) 336-6724 or email scholarships@imagine-america.orgUnspecified Imagine America Foundation, 10 G Street NE, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20002, telephone (202) 336-6724 or email scholarships@imagine-america.org. www.imagine-america.org/scholarship/01-student-qualifications.asp
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Independence Good Fellows ScholarshipGeneral$2500 minimumComplete application, cover letter, explain how funds will be utilized if awarded, copy of our college acceptance letter.April 8, 2013 theIGFscholarship@gmail.com
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Independence Good Fellows Scholarship(IGF) Scholarship is a not for profit foundation created in 2012 to provide financial assistance to a graduating High School senior from any high school in the USA and is planning on attending a post secondary academic institutionIGF will award a minimum $2,500 scholarship to a graduating High School senior by May 15, 2014.1. Completed application form. If additional space is required for any item, please attach an explanatory note referring to the questions by section. 2. Cover letter describing why you believe IGF should grant you a scholarship and explaining your academic and career plans. 3. Explain how funds, if awarded, will be utilized. 4. Copy of your college acceptance letter. If you have any questions, please contact one of the Awards Committee Representatives: theIGFscholarship@gmail.com Completed applications must be submitted by April 15, 2014 to: theIGFscholarship@gmail.com April 15, 2014 Not specified
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Intertribal Timber Council - Truman D. Picard Scholarship ProgramForestry, Natural Resources, Fisheries, etc.$1,500 - $2000Open to Native American/Alaskan students pursuing 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 Alaska Native corporation, and transcript.February 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
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Jagannathan Scholarship - CFNCGeneral$3,500 renewable, for a total of 4-years undergraduate education.Applicant MUST be a graduating senior planning to enroll as college freshmen in a full-time degree program at one of the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina. Must be a resident of North Carolina for tuition purposes, have demonstrated academic achievement (as indicated by class rank, cumulative GPA, and SAT scores), leadership, and financial need. *Special consideration is given to students whose parents are employees of TIEPET, Universal Fibers and related companies.February 16, 2011 Trae Brookins, Scholarship & Grant Manager, North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority 919.248.4650
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James Beard Foundation ScholarshipCulinary Arts$500 - $5,000Must have strong aptitude, financial need, acceptance to culinary school. Submit 2 references, tax return. Specific criteria varies for different scholarships. Applications will be available online after April 1, 2009.May Diane Harris Brown, Educational and Community Programming, The James Beard Foundation, 6 W. 18th St., 10th Floor, New York NY 10011, telephone (212) 627-1128 or email dhbrown@jamesbeard.org. Or visit website http://www.jamesbeard.org, click on "Education".
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James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship AwardsAwards to high school graduates in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. $1000 and $5000Scholarship recipients were selected based on their grade-point average, extracurricular activities, community service, and/or work experience. Unavailable 
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Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship FundGeneral$2500a. US Citizen or permanent resident of US b. GPA of 3.0/equivalent or higher (out of a 4.0 scale) c. High School Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or university within the fifty states or District of Columbia. d. Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities. e. Combined adjusted income of the parents cannot exceed $60,000. II. Required Documentation March 31, 2014 Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund ATTN: Abraham Scott Post Office Box 1023 Springfield, Virginia 22151
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Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship FundThe Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in October 2001 by the husband (Abraham) and family members of the late Janice Marie Scott Three to five scholarships $2500US Citizen, GPA of 3.0, HS Senior, Demonstrated leadership abilities.March 31,2013 Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund ATTN: Abraham Scott Post Office Box 1023 Springfield, Virginia 22151
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Jefferson Awards For Public Service; Youth Service ChallengeElementary through College$100-$500ONE Sign up and register at www.YouthServiceChallenge.net/municipalities and designate a contact person/youth council member. TWO Challenge youth in your community and spread the word by distributing our materials to service organizations, schools, and youth serving groups. THREE Host a local recognition event in late spring / early summer to shine a positive light on: " Outstanding service schools " Outstanding non-profit or faith-based projects " Outstanding individuals in serviceApril 30, 2013 Diana Sherbacow Diana@jeffersonawards.org 202-822-1234
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Jefferson Scholarship at the University of VirginiaGeneralFull merit scholarships - $100,000 per Virginian & $200,000 per non-Virginian.Nominate the student in your senior class who best exemplifies excellence in the Jeffersonian ideals of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship. Jefferson Scholarships are granted to individuals on the basis of merit alone; financial need is not a consideration in the selection process. Applying for admission to the University of Virginia is highly encouraged but not required of nominees.November 1, 2011 James Wright, President The Jerrerson Scholars Foundation 434.243.9029
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Jiffy Lube Road Trip ScholarshipGeneral$1,000; Up to 4 scholarships availableOpen to current Charlotte area high school seniors who plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university, technical school, or other qualified technical or professional program. Submit essay describing in 600 words or less your goals, including what course you have plotted to reach them, any roadblocks you may encounter and how you will overcome them. Also submit application.March 15 Jiffy Lube c/o Road Trip Scholarship, 5569-5 Bowden Rd, Jacksonville FL 32216. Applications can be downloaded from the website. Or contact Lindsey Carpenter at telephone (904) 636-5131 ext. 208 or email lindsay@mediadesignjax.com
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John Montgomery Belk ScholarshipCovering the comprehensive costs of attending Davidson (room, board, tuition and fees), the Belk Scholarship is valued at over $52,155 in 2012-13. Up to $3000Outstanding intellectual ability and success, leadership experience, commitment to service and overall personal vigor mark them as those who will accomplish much and contribute most to the Davidson community.November 9, 2012 BelkScholarship@davidson.edu.
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John Montgomery Belk ScholarshipGeneral8-Full Scholarships, plus two stipends of up to $3,000 each summer to pursue special study and travel abroad opportunities.Belk Scholars are those students whose outstanding intellectual ability and success, leadership experience, commitment to service and overall personal vigor mark them as those who will accomplish much and contribute most to the Davidson community and in the lives beyond their college years.November 11, 2011 www.davidson.edu
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Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - Charlotte CampusCulinary ArtsVariesOpen to students who demonstrate financial need, superior academic achievement or various other life circumstances.Varies Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte Campus, Sudent Academic and Financial Services, Gateway Village, 800 W Trade St, Suite 160, Charlotte NC 28202, telephone (866) 598-2427 or (980) 598-1300.
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Johnson C. Smith - various scholarships availableGeneralVariesOpen to minority students; awarded based on academic achievement.Varies Johnson C. Smith University, Office of Student Financial Aid, 100 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216, telephone (704) 378-1035. Or email financialaid@jcsu.edu
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Johnston Ziegler ScholarshipThis award is a merit-based scholarship that recognizes a local teen who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, advocacy, or service to adolescents.$1,000UnspecifiedDecember 1, 2014 3541 Randolph Road, Suite 206 Charlotte, North Carolina 28211 Phone: 704.381.TEEN (8336) Fax: 704.381.8832 www.teenhealthconnection.org
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Johnston Ziegler Youth Leadership Award/Teen Health ConnectionGeneral$1000Co-Founding Girls Serving Girls OrganizationUnavailable Teen Health Connection 704-381-8832 Libby Safrit, MA LPA-HSPA Executive Director
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Junior Achievement (JA) ScholarshipsBusiness, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or Technology$500 to full tuitionOpen to JA members with strong academics. Must have recommendation from JA Programs consultant.Varies Visit website www.ja.org or email scholarships@ja.org or telephone (888) 452-2586.
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Kappa Military Beautillion - Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.GeneralVariesMale high school senior, enrolled in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, who demonstrates good character in school and community environments. Demonstrates leadership potential through extra-curricular and civic activities. Average to above average academic achievement.September 26, 2011 Brandon Dillahunt, Kappa Beautillion Chairman, Charlotte, NC Alumni Chapter 704.405.9700 brandondillahunt@yahoo.com
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Kasie Capling Memorial ScholarshipEstablished to honor a young woman who had supported men and women in STEM.$2000Meck Cty HS Student, Must have a GPA of 3.0/4.0, Rising College Freshman, re-entry or transfer student accepted into a (STEM) major3/15/2013 Scotty Jackson 704 382-9436 / The Charlotte Area Science Network, INC. (CASN)
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Kasie Capling Memorial ScholarshipSTEM Major (Fields of Science, Information Technology, Engineering, & Math)$2,000Applicant MUST be a female high school student in Mecklenburg County & a rising college freshman, re-entry or transfer student accepted into a Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) major at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2012 semester, with GPA of 3.0/4.0March 15, 2012 Scotty Jackson, Director, Commodities & Fuel Management Business Process Support, Duke Energy Corporation P.O. Box 1006, EC11W, Charlotte, NC 28201-1006 704.382.9436 (office) or 704.607.7583 (cell) Scotty.Jackson@duke-energy.com
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KFC Colonel's Scholars Program ScholarshipsGeneralUp to $5,000; renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors who have an entrepreneurial spirit and a GPA of 2.75 or higher. Must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public college or university within your state of residence. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident and demonstrate financial need. Complete the online application. February 10 Visit website http://www.kfcscholars.org or email kfcscholars@act.org or telephone (866) KFC-7240
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Kohl's Kids Who Care ScholarshipsGeneral$50 - $10,000The young volunteer's actions must be described in detail and should document efforts that are above and beyond what is normally expected of a child his or her age. Volunteer efforts should have made a positive impact on others and occurred in the last 12 months. The activity cannot be performed solely to benefit a family member. Nominees must be U.S. residents of a state in which a Kohl's store is located. Nominees must be between the ages of 6 and 18 and not yet a high school graduate as of March 15, 2010.March 15 Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program, 1.507.931.1682 or Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, One Scholarship Way, Saint Peter, MN 56082
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Laramie Walden Memorial Scholarship FundGeneral$500Must be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in the spring of the academic year, with a 3.5 minimum cumulative weighted GPA on a 4.0 scale. Parent(s) must be a full-time employee of the Charlotte Fire Department with a minimum of one-year of service. Participation in a state sanctioned high school sport is required.April 27, 2010 The Laramie Walden Memorial Scholarship Committee, Foundation For The Carolinas, 217 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, 704.973.4535
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Latin American Women's Association (LAWA) - Youth ScholarshipsGeneral$1,000 and above; renewableOpen to any first or second generation Latino student (male or female) who has been accepted into an institution of higher education and will attend full time. Must have unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, financial need, demonstrated academic achievement and community involvement. Submit application, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, personal letter explaining your career goals, and copy of college acceptance letter. Must be available for a personal interview.April 11 LAWA Hispanic Scholarship, Latin American Women's Association, PO Box 471854, Charlotte, NC 28247, telephone (704) 552-1003 or email youthscholarship@lawanc.org
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Lenoir Rhyne College - various scholarships availableVariesUp to full tuitionSelection 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.Unavailable Lenoir Rhyne College, PO Box 7227, Hickory, NC 28603, telephone (828) 328-7300 or (800) 277-5721. Visit http://www.lrc.edu or email finaid@lrc.edu
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Levine Scholarship - UNC CharlotteGeneral15 - Full scholarships awarded.Extraordinary seniors who hold an excellent academic record, demonstrate a commitment to community service and possess a capacity for ethical leadership. Although there are no minimum grade point averages, SAT and ACT scores required for nomination. We anticipate that successful candidates will have an unweighted GPA of 3.8-4.0 and score 1800-2400 on the three combined sections of the SAT or 29-36 on the ACT composite (writing is required). Nominees must be US citizens or permanent residents who apply for the freshmen enrollment at UNC Charlotte in a baccalaureate program for the fall term immediately following high school graduation.October 15, 2012 LevineScholars.uncc.edu email: levinescholars@uncc.edu
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Livingstone College - various scholarships availableGeneral$1,000 - $10,000; renewableVaries; selection may be based on GPA and SAT or ACT scoresUnavailable Livingstone College, 701 W. Monroe St., Salisbury, NC 28144, telephone (704) 216-6069. Also visit online http://www.livingstone.edu
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Liz Murray Scholarship Fund - Hood Hargett Breakfast Club (HHBC)General$1,000 - $5,000Open to area high school seniors. Criteria for the award are based on athletics, academics, community involvement and school activities. Each month from September through May, HHBC awards a $1,000 scholarship at its monthly breakfast meeting held at Carmel Country Club. One of these nine winners will be chosen to receive an additional $5,000 scholarship.March Hood Harget Breakfast Club - Student Athlete Awards - PO Box 30127, Charlotte NC 28230 or telephone Kathy Hixon 704-602-9509 or email kathy@hoodhargett.com www.charlottebca.com/saapp.html
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Lowe's ScholarshipsGeneral$2,500; 140 scholarships are availableOepn to graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year university in the US. Winners are selected based on leadership qualities, community involvement and academic performance. Must have a GPA of at least 3.25. Apply online using Access Key: LOWESMarch 16 Contact ISTS at: https://www.applyists.net/EmailRequestForm.asp Access Key: LOWES
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Malcolm Robinson Memorial Community Service Scholarship - 100 Black Men of CharlotteGeneral$500 - $10,000Open to graduating African-American high school seniors who show dedication to community service and have good cititzenship and high moral principles. Must have GPA of at least 2.0 and plans to attend a 2-year or 4-year university.Unavailable Visit online http://www.100blackmenofcharlotte.org and click on the link "Contact Us".
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF)General$500 to $10,000Must 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 planning to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school.March 1 Telephone June Hering (800) 292-7777 or email mcsfnj@mcsf.org
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Mars Hill College - various scholarships availableGeneralVariesVaries; selection may be based on GPA and SAT/ACT scoresUnavailable Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC, telephone (866) 642-4968 or (828) 689-1123. Visit online http://www.mhc.edu or email admissions@mhc.edu
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Megan Meier Memorial ScholarshipGeneralUnspecifiedhigh school senior, 2.5 GPA, written recommendation of the faculty or staff, essayNovember 7, 2014 http://www.meganmeierfoundation.org/megan-meier-memorial-scholarship.html
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Michael A DeMayo Law Offices ScholarshipsGeneral$2,500; 10 scholarships availableOpen to graduating high school seniors. Must have applied for acceptance at a 4-year college or university. Submit application, SAT scores, transcript, two letters of recommendation and an essay on how to educate your peers and promote the prevention of underage drinking and driving.March 2 Download application at www.DeMayoLaw.com or see your high school scholarship coordinator. Contact Ms. Kristine Woolley, Law Offices of Michael A DeMayo, L.L.P., PO Box 34426, Charlotte, NC 28234, telephone (704) 343-4644, or email kwoolley@demayolaw.com
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Michael A. DeMayo ScholarshipGeneral$2500Must be a current high school (or home-schooled) senior who attends school and lives in the following counties: North Carolina: Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, Stanly, Iredell, Alexander, Burke, Robeson, Scotland, Richmond, Anson and Cumberland South Carolina: York, Lancaster, Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon • Must be accepted for full-time enrollment or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited four-year college or university • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higherFebruary 24, 2014 Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship Program Attn: Josh Madsen PO Box 34426 Charlotte, NC 28234
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Middle School Enrichment ScholarshipGeneralUp to $1000At least 13 years of age at the time of the application Attending middle school in NC Qualify for free lunchAll documents must be received by December 1st of each year. Amy Denton College Foundation Inc. Middle School Enrichment Committee, Chair 252 402-6157 919 835-2286
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Middle School Enrichment ScholarshipThis scholarship is designed to encourage disadvantaged middle school students to begin considering college after graduating from high school by providing tuition to a summer enrichment programUp to $1000 each summerAt least 13 years of age at the time of application Attending middle school in North Carolina Qualify for free or reduced lunchDecember 1st of each year. 252-402-6157 919-835-2286
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Myers Park High School PTSA ScholarshipGeneral$1,000.00Need based and leadership requirementApril 15 Vicki Brunnick Myers Park PTSA 2400 Colony Road Charlotte, NC 28209
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NanoSURE at UNC CharlotteTen-week summer research experience$4000 stipendCollege-bound HS seniors to rising college seniors w/ gpa of 3.0 or higher, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, strong interest in nanoscale science research, academic interests in science or engineering.Unavailable tschmeda@uncc.edu
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National Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA) Visual Arts Major ScholarshipVisual Arts or Arts EducationUp to $1,000Open to graduating high school students planning to attend an accredited university, college, or technical school. Submit application and 2-3 examples of your work electronically. Applicants are judged primarily on artistic talent and potential. GPA, financial need, extracurricular activities and special interests may also be considered.March 1 National Art Materials Trade Association, 15806 Brookway Dr., Suite 300, Huntersville NC 28078, telephone (704) 892-6244.
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National Assocation of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc - The Charlotte ClubGeneral(1) Scholarship = $1,500 (2) Scholarships = $1,000 (1) Scholarship = $700African-American students. In addition to the scholarship application, applicant MUST submit a 100 word essay (typed), based on the theme, "How I will use my education". [Essay can NOT be more than 300 words.]March 21, 2012 NANBPWC, Inc. - The Charlotte Club, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 481587, Charlotte, NC 28269 or Scholarship Committee, Vannie Gregory, 5023 Grafton Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 704.568.6382
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National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)- LeTendre Education Fund for Homeless ChildrenGeneral$1,500; at least two availableOpen to students who are homeless or have experienced homelessness during their academic attendance, and who have demonstrated average or above average achievement.September The LeTendre Education Fund, c/o the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, 9176 Harvey Hollow Drive, Mechanicsville VA 23116. Website http://www.naehcy.org/letendre_app.html .
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National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships; various scholarships availableJournalism$1,000 - $5,000Open to Hispanic students who wish to pursue a career in journalism. Must plan to attend a community college or university within the US or Puerto Rico. Additional qualifications vary according to scholarship.April 3 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.
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National Black MBA Assocation Undergraduate ScholarshipBusiness or Management ProgramUnspecifiedApplicants must be minority seniors from high school or the students must be in their first, second, third, or fourth year enrolled full-time in an accredited undergraduate business or management program at the time of award, working toward a bachelor degree. Must be a permmanent resident of North Carolina or South Carolina. Must submit a two-page, double-spaced, APA type-written essay in response to the following topic: If you had the authority to change your school in a positive way, what specific changes would you make? And how would obtaining your business degree further prepare you for your future goals? Applicants must submit an official stamped high school transcript, and if applicable, college transcript with their application. GPA must be 3.0 or higher.June 30, 2012 National Black MBA Association, Undergraduate Scholarship Program, NBMBAA Charlotte Chapter, PO Box 34613, Charlotte, NC 28234 
National Federation of the Blind (NFB) - National Scholarship ProgramGeneral$3,000 - $12,000; may reapply to win a second scholarshipOpen to high school seniors who are 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.March 31 Mr. Anil Lewis, Chairman, 1800 Johnson St., Baltimore MD 21230 telephone (410) 659-9314 or email scholarships@nfb.org
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Achievement Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,500Open 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 by marking Section 14 on the PSAT answer sheet.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.
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) - National Merit Scholarship ProgramGeneral$2,500Open 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.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 http://www.nationalmerit.org
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National Pan-Hellenic Council - Charlotte Council ScholarshipGeneralVariesStudent must be attending a four (4) year college/university in the fall semester of the same year. In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must include the following in your application packet: Legible, competed 2012 scholarship application, typed essay response to the following question not to exceed 500 words: "What makes you the ideal candidate for this scholarship?", official, sealed high school transcript, letter of recommendation from his/her current or past high school teacher, & letter of recommendation from a community leader (i.e. religious official, volunteer service leader).April 25, 2012 National Pan-Hellenic Council, C/O Brenda Foster, Re: Scholarship Application, 4427 Hamilton Circle, Charlotte, NC 28216
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National Pan-Hellenic Council ScholarshipGeneralNot specifiedLegible, completed 2013 scholarship application, typed essay response to essay question not to exceed 500 words, offical,sealed HS transcript, Ltr of recommendation from your current or past high school teacher.May 15, 2013 Brenda Foster National Pan-Hellenic Council Re: Scholarship Application 4427 Hamilton Circle Charlotte, NC 28216
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National Patriotic Services Committe of National Society of The Colonial Dames of AmericaGeneralUnspecifiedOpen to 10th, 11th or 12th graders who have not previously won.January 15, 2012 Nancy Will, CMS 980.343.1173 or n.will@cms.k12.nc.us
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National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Educational Foundation - Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, PE, Scholarship to Promote Diversity in EngineeringEngineering$5,000 for freshman yearOpen 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.
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National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay ContestGeneral$500 to $2,500Must 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 consitution. Essay will be judged for historical accuracy, clarity of thought, organization and proven topic, grammar and spelling, and documentation.December 31 Local contact is John J. Sullivan, Jr., 3805 Meredith Dr., Greensboro NC 27408, telephone (336) 282-4082 or email jon554sull@aol.com. National contact is Rev. Christos Christou, Jr., 303 Nicholson Road, Essex, MD 21221-6609 telephone (410) 574-5467. Or email wisesage2005@comcast.net
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Native American Health Education Fund (NAHEF)Health related fieldsUp to $1,000Native American pursuing a career in a health related field. Must submit all transcripts, tribal documentation, letters of recommendation, and current semester grades.June 15, 2010 Native American Health Education Fund, 1701 Pleasant Green Road, Durham, NC 27705. 919.383.1038 - Ms. Charlotte Hampton or Ms. Ellen Sanders
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Navy ScholarshipsGeneral; military obligation follows graduationVaries; Navy scholarships cover tuition, academic fees and most books.Selections are based on SAT or ACT scores, recommendations, extracurricular activities, leadership, interview, physical condition. Take SAT or ACT no later than October of senior year, preferably in June of junior year.Varies Visit online http://www.navy.com
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NC A&T State University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; Selections are based on academic merit and financial need. Must have GPA of at least 3.0 and SAT at least 1000.March 15 NC A&T, 1601 E. Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411, telephone (336) 334-7973 or email scholars@ncat.edu or visit online http://www.ncat.edu/finaid.
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NC A&T State University "Queen City" Alumni ScholarshipMust attend NC Agricultural and Technical State University4- $500 awardsScholarship is limited to deserving students who are citizens of the US and must reside in the boundaries of the Charlotte Metro area (i.e. Gastonia, Concord, Pineville, Mint Hill, Matthews, Huntersville, etc.) Recipient must have graduated from an accredited high school or will have graduated from such school prior to the enrollment date of the fall semester of the year for which selection is made. Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or better. The student's application will not be considered if he/she has a scholarship that covers the full amount of tuition, books, fees and room and board at the University.May 6, 2011 North Carolina A&T State University Alumni Association, Queen City Scholarship Committee, PO Box 35152, Charlotte, NC 28235-5152 704.394.5524
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NC Central University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; Selection is based on academic achievement, GPA, SAT scoresMarch 15 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
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NC Division of Veterans Affairs - Scholarships for Children of disabled, deceased, combat or POW/MIA war veteransGeneralUp 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.Varies; earliest is March 1 The Mecklenburg County Veterans Service Office, 700 North Tryon St., Charlotte NC 28202, telephone (704) 336-2102.
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NC REACH ScholarshipGeneralUnpecified; includes significant financial assistance, virtual mentoring, care packages, and internshipsOpen to graduating students who were in NC DSS foster care on their 18th birthday, or were adopted from NC public foster care on or after their 12th birthday. Students may qualify for the scholarship through age 25.Unspecified NCReach team, telephone (800) 585-6112 or email ncreach@orphan.org www.ncreach.org
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NC State University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selection is based on academic achievement, GPA, SAT scoresVaries NC State University, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, PO Box 7302, Raleigh, NC 27695-7302, telephone (919) 515-2421.
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Nestle Very Best in Youth ProgramGeneral$1,000 donation to the charity of your choice and and an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles, CA.Open to youth ages 13-18 with a strong academic record and good citizenship who are doing things to make their community better.November 20 Nestle Very Best In Youth, PO Box 29059, Glendale, CA 91209, telephone (818) 549-6677 www.nestle-verybestinyouth.com
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NISEI STUDENT RELOCATION COMMEMORATIVE FUNDThe Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund, a 501(c)(3) national scholarship program, will award $50,000 to Southeast Asian (from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia) high school seniors in North Carolina on June 21, 2014.Total of $50000 to seniorsEligible Students: Lao, Cambodian, Hmong, Vietnamese ancestryMarch 10, 2014 Mr. Khang NSRCFund2014@gmail.org.
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Nordstrom ScholarshipGeneralThe program will award $10,000 scholarships to 80 outstanding high school students to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. applicants must be in their sophomore year of high school; have a minimum GPA of 2.7 and have a financial need; live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store May 1, 2014 
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Nordstrom ScholarshipGeneralEighty (80) scholarships @ $10,000 eachOpen to high school juniors who live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store. Must 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 and plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.May 1, 2012 Ellen Greene, Nordstrom Scholarship Program Manager 206.373.4550
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Nordstrom Scholarship ProgramGeneral$10,000 scholarships to 80 high school students• applicants must be in their sophomore year of high school; • have a minimum GPA of 2.7; • live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store; • have a financial need. May 1, 2014 http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship
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North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA) - Middle School Enrichment ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 for summer enrichment program; 6 availableOpen to middle school students 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 April Morey, Committee Chair, College Foundation, Inc., telephone (919) 935-2397 or email amorey@cfi.org
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North Carolina Blueberry Festival Association Essay ScholarshipGeneral; Agricultural field of study is NOT required$1,000 to $4,000; several scholarships availableOpen to graduating high school seniors in NC who have been accepted into an accredited two- or four-year college/university. Submit several copies of a cover document and an essay (specific information is required on the cover document). Essay topic is either "Why Blueberries Are the Perfect Food" or "Why Blueberries Are the Perfect Plant".March 15 NC Blueberry Festival Association, Attn: Melissa Hendrickson, PO Box 1554, Burgaw NC 28425, telephone (910) 259-1235 or email melissa_hendrickson@ncsu.edu
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North Carolina Child Support Council - Bob R. McGuire Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to graduating high school students with at least one parent who is a member of the North Carolina Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program. Applicants must have at least a C average in high school and an acceptance letter into a North Carolina college/university or technical institute. Must also provide a high school transcript and two letters of recommendation.April 15 Angela Bellamy, Supervisor, Durham County CSE, PO Box 810, Durham, NC 27702, telephone (919) 560-8910.
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North Carolina Council of the Blind for Visually Impaired StudentsBlind and/or visually impairedThree (3) at $1,500Scholarships for blind and/or visually impaired high school seniors, college, professional and vocational school students. Student must maintain a "C" average and must submit proof of grades to the scholarship committe chairperson. Two (2) character reference letters, a transcript of courses completed, and a brief biographical statement, including educational background, financial need, and your pertinint information about yourself. Verification of acceptance to the University chosen.March 31, 2012 Catherleen Thomas 308 Donald Ross Drive Raleigh, NC 27610 
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) ScholarshipsEducationVariesVariesVaries NC Department of Instruction, telephone (919) 807-3300 www.ncpublicschools.org/recruitment/scholarships/
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North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs ScholarshipFor qualifying children of certain class or category of deceased, disabled, combat, or POW/MIA veterans.UnspecifiedAt time of application, applicant must be under age 25; a resident and Domiciled in North Carolina. 2. Veteran parent was a legal resident of North Carolina at the time of said veterans entrance into that period of service in the armed forces during which eligibility is established. OR 3. The applicant is the natural child or adopted child prior to age 15, who was born in North Carolina and has been a resident of North Carolina continuously since birth.June 30, 2014 Assistant Secretary for Veterans Affairs, NC Division of Veterans Affairs, 1315 Mail Service Center, Albemarle Building, Suite 105 Raleigh, NC 27699-1315
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North Carolina Hispanic College Fund (NCHCF)GeneralUp to $2,500Must be a recent graduate of North Carolina High Schools or first and second year college/university students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and are of of Hispanic/Latino backgroundAll considered candidtes will be students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership potentail, and a commitment to community service. Must plan to attend a community college or a 2- or 4- year college/university.January 15, 2012 Teresa Cerrato, Director of Programs, North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals, 8450 Chapel Hill Rd., Suite 209, Cary, NC 27513. (919) 467.8424
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North Carolina Hospitality Education FoundationCulinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism$750 - $1,500; renewableOpen to graduating seniors 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.January 16 Alyssa Barkley, telephone (800)582-8750.
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North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) Charlotte WISE Kasie Capling Memorial ScholarshipInformation Technology or Engineering$2,000Open to graduating high school females who have been accepted into an Engineering or Computer Science program at an accredited college or university for the Fall semester. March 28 Angela Hodges, Program Manager, NCTA Charlotte WISE, telephone (919) 856-0393 or email ahodges@nctechnology.org
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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, INC.GeneralFive $2000 scholarships will be awarded.Completed application 750 words or less typed essayMarch 30, 2013 Mr. Gary Lewis, Co-Chair Education and Scholarship Committee Pi Phi Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. P.O. Box 16308 Charlotte, NC 28297-6308
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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. ~ National High School Essay ContestGeneralFour College Scholarships: 1st Scholarship, $3000; 2nd Scholarship, $2000; 3rd Scholarship, $1,000; 4th Scholarship, $500.00Open to all College-bound, high school seniors. Winners will be required to furnish written proof that they were enrolled in their respective high school at the time the essays were submitted. Written verification from an institution of higher education that the individual has enrolled. Actual enrollment (not just acceptance) is required.November 1, 2011 Psi Phi, 3301 Statesville Ave., Charlotte, NC 28206 
Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Fred Staffileno Lodge #2790 ScholarshipGeneral$300Open to graduating male and female high school seniors in Mecklenburg County who are US citizens of Italian descent. Must have at least one Italian or Italian-American grandparent. Must be planning to enroll in an undergraduate program at an accredited two or four-year academic institution for Fall 2009 term. Submit cover sheet, transcripts, test scores, resume, two letters of recommendation, and an essay about a personal experience which demonstrated or generated pride in your Italian heritage. April 15 OSIA, c/o Michael Civiletto, 9202 Rotherham Lane, Charlotte NC 28216 or email civilettom@fort-mill.k12.nc.us 
Ortho Carolina Student Athletic Trainer ScholarshipSports Medicine$2,000Graduating senior with experience in sports medicine and athletic trainingMarch 27, 2009 Cheryl Bolick at Ortho Carolina, 4601 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209, telephone (704) 323-2017
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Outstanding Students of America ScholarshipGeneral$1,000Open to high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must demonstrate outstanding commitment to community and school activities. Submit 250-word essay highlighting your accomplishments and why you deserve or need this scholarship.October 10 www.outstandingstudentsofamerica.com
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Pack PromiseCompleted FAFSA FormUnavailable North Carolina State University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid 2016 Harris Hall Box 7302 Raleigh, NC 27695-7302 
Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship AwardGeneral$3,000Open to high school seniors who have applied to college and are under a doctor's care for epilepsy. Also open to college students.May 1 Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship Award Center, c/o The Eden Communications Group, 515 Valley Street, Suite 200 Maplewood, NJ 07040, telephone (800) 292-7373. Or vist website to download the application.
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Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International Prospective Educator ScholarshipsEducation$500 - $1,750; several scholarships availableOpen to graduating high school seniors who plan to major in education. Must be a member of a PDK sponsored FEA club at their high school or are the child or grandchild or a Kappan in good standing or have one of their reference letters written by a Kappan in good standing or have their application selected to represent the PDK chapter in their area.February 1 Email scholarships@pdkintl.org or write Scholarship Programs, Phi Delta Kappa International, PO Box 789, Bloomington IN 47402-0789
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Presidential ScholarshipG13,000.00Students interested in pursuing Pharmacy program at Wingate UniversityEric Osterhus Admission Counselor www.wingate.edu
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Pride Entrepreneur Education Program (PEEP)General$25,000African Americans (up to 25 years old) who wish to pursue education and training that will allow them to master skills and launch successful careers and entrepreneurial endeavors. Applicants will be required to complete the scholarship application form, write a personal statement and submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, administrator or member of the community.May 17, 2010 Pauline H. Feimster, Pride Entrepreneur Education Program, 704.375.9553, pauline@pridecommunications.net
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PRIDE MagazineGeneralUnspecified. Past winners have received as much as $5,000.- Outstanding African-American or African student who has demonstrated the will and determination to succeed. Student has persevered academically and demonstrated a passion for learning and a desire to give back to the community. Financial need and overcoming obstacles will be considered strongly.October 22, 2012 Dee Dixon, CEO and Publisher Pride Magazine. www.pridemagazine.net 704-375-9553 See counselor for nomination form which must be submitted by Oct. 22
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Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF)Graphic communications, printing technology, printing management or publishingVaries; renewable annuallyOpen to graduating high school seniors or high school graduates who plan to enroll for full time study in a two or four-year accredited graphic or printing program at a technical school or college within the US. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.March 1 Call PGSF at (412) 259-1740 or email pgsf@piagatf.org
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Project OvercomeGeneral$500Open to ALL high school students who live in or attend school in Mecklenburg County. Must write a 500 word essay about the importance of recycling and competing in a 5 week challenge to see which student can collect the most recyclable items. April 5, 2010 Jahlisa Hyman, Project Coordinator, 2202 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216, 704.777.3459
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Prudential Spirit of Community AwardCommunity Service$1,000 - $5,000 and/or an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DCBe 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; complete application online and submit to your school principal.November 11, 2014 www.prudential.com/spirit
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Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (PLCMC) - Elizabeth S. Randolph ScholarshipEducation, Library Science, English or Journalism$2,500Open to African American graduating high school seniors who are residents of Mecklenburg County and have been accepted to an accredited college or university in NC. Submit completed application and references. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic merit, commitment to education, potential for leadership in the community, financial need. The award recipient will be a student whose accomplishments, purposefulness, service, and maturity distinguish them as worthy of the honor of the scholarship award.April See your high school scholarship coordinator or contact Rick Ricker, PLCMC, 310 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202-2139, telephone (704) 416-0603 
Queens University of Charlotte - various scholarships availableVariesUp to full tuitionOpen to US citizens; selection is based on GPA, leadership, citizenship, and scholarship.Varies Queens University of Charlotte, Office of Admissions, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274 (704) 337-2212. Also email finaid@queens.edu
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R. Flake Shaw Scholarship - Farm Bureau of NCGeneral24 scholarships valued at $3750 per year for four yearsRising HS seniors in the upper 1/3 of their class. Application must be signed by the county Farm Bureau president.March 29,2013 Michele.reedy@ncfb.org / 919 719-7282
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Ron Brown Scholar ProgramGeneral$10,000Open to African Americans high school seniors. Applicants must have excelled academically, exemplified exceptional leadership potential, made an impact on their communities through service to others, and demonstrated financial need.January 9 Ron Brown Scholar Program, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901, telephone (434) 964-1588. Or email info@ronbrown.org.
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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program - various scholarships available; Asian, African American, Hispanic, or ScholarsGeneral$1,000Open to graduating high school seniors who reside in a participating area. Selections are based on academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.February 16 RMHC US Scholarship Program, Scholarship Program Administrators, PO Box 22376, Nashville TN 37202. To apply online, go to www.applyists.net and use "RMHC" as the access code.
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Rotary Club of CharlotteYouth Leadership Scholarship$500Outstanding leadership, scholastic accomplishments, community involvement, and extra curricular activities. **STUDENTS ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP IF THEY ARE NOMINATED BY THEIR SCHOOL.**April 23, 2010 Arch McIntosh, Charlotte Latin School, 9502 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28277 or fax to: 704.846.1712 or email to jprivette@charlottelatin.org
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ROTC ScholarshipGeneralFull ScholarshipStudents seem to be more competitive if they have a 3.4 GPA or higher, 1150 SAT or higher, have AP honors courses, Varsity Sports Letters, and are involved in many activities holding leadership positions. However, they should not be discouraged if they simply meet the minimum requirements!The application window is February 1st of the student's junior year in high school through January 10th of the student's senior year in high school. Deadlines: October 18th, December 27th, & February 28th. Sean Stewart, COMTek Contractor, MAJ, SC, USAT, UNC Charlotte Army ROTC, Memorial hall, Rm 137 (704) 687.8633 email: sstewa52&uncc.edu www.goarmy.com/content/goarmy/rotc/high-school-students/four-year
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Ruckus House Education ScholarshipEarly Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Special EducationUp to $5,000; renewableOpen to high school seniors who have been accepted into a NC college or university. Also open to community college and public university students. Must be planning to pursue careers in Education (Early Childhood, Elementary, or Special 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 work in the field of Education for 5 years upon graduation from college.March 1 Mark Tracy, Executive Director, Ruckus House Learning Center Scholarship Foundation, 9450 Moss Plantation Drive NW, Suite 101, Concord NC 28027, telephone (704) 786-3030 ext. 4011 or email mtracy@ruckushouse.com
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Ryan White Memorial Scholarship FundGeneralFirst place scholarship of $1500 and two runner up scholarships for $250.NC resident accepted & enrolled in a college or continuing education programOctober 23, 2014 Cheryl Roberge Director of Operations 15905 Brookway Dr. Suite 4203 Huntersville, NC 28078 (704) 237-8793 (P) (704) 237-8797 (F) http://differentroadshome.org/
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Sallie Mae Fund - various scholarships availableGeneral$1,000 to $5,000Varies; 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 equivalentVaries Visit website http://www.thesalliemaefund.org
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Sallie Southall Cotten ScholarshipAwarded to an outstanding high school senior (male or female). The student from an accredited school in North Carolina must be sponsored by a Federated club in good standing with GFWC-NC$6,000 per year for four years, for a total of $24,000. In addition, the state runner-up shall receive a one-time award of $1,500, the second runner-up shall receive a one-time award of $1,500, The following is the judging criteria for the SSCS:Character ,Scholastic record,Demonstration of ambition and leadership,Potential to succeed,Financial need January 12, 2013 Kelly Cunningham, Junior Womans Club of Charlotte Scholarship Committee Chair 11035 Stonepath Lane Charlotte, NC 28277
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Sallie Southall Cotten ScholarshipGeneralOne-time award of $1,500; Second place or alternate winner - $750.00. If selected at the district level, the winner will move on to compete at the state level for an additional financial assistance of $5,500 per year for four years, totaling $22,000.Rank in the top 25% of class, demonstrate ambition and leadership based on the record of participation in church, school and community activities & the need for financial assistance.January 12, 2012 Melissa Pavsner, Scholarship Committee Chair, GFWC Woman's Club of Charlotte, 10349 Misty Moss Court, Mint Hill, NC 28227 980.253.6937 980.253.6937
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Sallie Southall Cotten ScholarshipThe Sallie Southall Cotten is awarded each year to an outstanding graduate of an accredited North Carolina High School.The GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Charlotte is proud to award a one-time $1,500 scholarship to an outstanding graduate to be used at any of our state-supported universities. The second place or alternate winner will be awarded a one-time scholarship in the amount of $750 to be used at any of our state-supported universities. The winner selected by our club will then compete at the district level for the opportunity to win an additional $750. If selected at the district level, the winner will move on to compete at the state level for an additional financial assistance of $6,000 per year for four years totaling $24,000.1. Application from the current GFWC-NC Administration Book (attached). 2. Recent photograph. 3. A personal letter as to why student desires to continue their education, the student’s future plans, and why financial aid is necessary. 4. Letter of recommendation from either the school principal, school guidance counselor, or a school teacher. 5. Letter of recommendation from a business or professional person OTHER THAN SCHOOL PERSONNEL. 6. High school transcript with grades through the first semester of senior year, complete SAT scores, class rank with number of students in class, and grade point average weighted and unweighted. 7. FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form- (Students can bring this to the interview if they do not have the form completed in time to submit with their application.) The candidate is judged on several qualifications that include scholastic record, intellectual promise, and demonstration of ambition, leadership ability and the need for financial assistance. Should the recipient win at the state level ($6,000 per year for four years), the recipient agrees not to accept any other scholarships of greater value or other grants through his or her high school, while holding a GFWC-NC scholarship. January 20, 2014 Kelly Cunningham 11035 Stonepath Lane Charlotte, NC 28277
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Sam Thompson Memorial ScholarshipGeneral$1500Exclusively for Providence High School seniors. May 3, 2010 Sam Thompson Memorial Scholarship, 6415 Aldworth Lane, Charlotte, NC 28226 
Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) 2010 AwardGeneral$7,500 scholarship, an invitation for winners, parents and/or guardians to attend a SAMMY 2010 awards weekend, an opportunity to be pictured in a special congratulatory Milk Mustache ad in a June 2010 edition of USA TODAY and other national publications.Recognizes outstanding scholar athletes in grade 12 from high schools throughout the US. Judging of the nominees will be based on five (5) criteria: academic performance (35%), athletic excellence (35%), leadership (15%), community service (10%), and milk experience (5%).March 5, 2010 Please note: SAMMY 2010 application will only be accepted online at bodybymilk.com
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SEANC Scholarship Program (State Employees Association of North Carolina)GeneralTo be determinedTo qualify, the student's parent MUST be an active SEANC member. Scholarships are awarded in the following categories: Financial Need, Merit and Member Only (Member Only refers to state employees who are working fulltime and enrolled in at least 6 hours of undergraduate work or 3 hours of graduate work).April 15, 2011 Ashley Fenton, District SEANC Scholarship Chair, 13721 Bluffton Court, Pineville, NC 28134 704.517.8131
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SECU 2013 "People Helping People" ScholarshipGeneral$10,000(payable @ $1,250 per semester) to attend 1 of the 16 constituent campuses of the UNC System.Graduating senior, must have 2.5 GPA5/3/13 SECU Foundation PO Box 25966 Raleigh, NC 27611 1 800-634-8017 or 919 839-5204
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Sharpen Your Skills Scholarship sweepstakes. General$10,000 The sweepstakes gives students a chance to win one of three $10,000 scholarships in return for sharing their aspirations for the upcoming school year. September 30, 2013 www.xacto.com/Sharpen-Skills-Contest.aspx
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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, IncorporatedGeneral$400GPA of 3.0 or better, official transcript of work completed in HS, Scholastic Aptitude Score (SAT), Letter of Acceptance form an accredited institution, A 250-300 word typed essay.January 31,2014 Philo Scholarship Chairperson P.O Box 31372 Charlotte, NC 28231-1372 
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) - Engineering Scholarship ProgramEngineering or related Science$1,000-$10,000 for undesignated scholarships, $400 to full tuition for university sponsored scholarshipsIntention to earn degree in engineering - 3.5 GPA. SAT or ACT in 90th percentile. Must be a US citizen.December 15 Engineering Scholarships at telephone (724) 776-4970 or email scholarships@sae.org
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Society of Plastics Engineers Essay ContestThe Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) presents the annual Wonders of Plastics essay contest. Open to all junior high and high school students, the essay must be sponsored by a teacher and must meet certain requirements. $500 awardThis is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and the student must be sponsored by a teacher and meet certain requirementsDecember 7,2012  SPE CAROLINAS Section John Champlin 2022 Blue Fin Terrace SW,Supply,NC,28462 Tel: 910-842-5192
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Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference (SESPTC) Buster Bynum Education ScholarshipGeneral2 Scholarship - $1,000Must be a public school student in each of the fourteen-member southeastern states. These states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. The parent/guardian listed above had a Gross Taxable Family Income equal to or less than $75,000 for each of the "Past Five Tax Years." (2006-2010 tax years). The parent/guardian listed above has been an active employee in public school transportation during the past five (5) years. This includes employees as school bus drivers, aides, monitors, mechanics, parts clerks, foremen, managers, trainers, supervisors, directors, and inspectors that work in public education. (January 1, 2006-present). The student applicant must have at least a 3.0 (B) scholastic average, will graduate from a public school and will attend a postsecondary educational institution in the fall of 2011.April 29, 2011 **THE SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE WILL RETURN ONLY ONE APPLICATION SELECTED BY YOUR SCHOOL SYSTEM OR DISTRICT TO: Joe Lightsey, Director, Pupil Transportation, Alabama Department of Education, P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, AL 36130 334.242.9730 
Spina Bifida Association of America (SBAA) Scholarship FundGeneralUp to $2,000Varies; Open to high school seniors who have Spinal Bifida and are accepted to a 4-year university, junior college, or trade, vocational school or business school. March 4 Adriane Griffen, 4590 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20007, telephone (800) 621-3141 ext. 13 or email 2009sbascholarship@sbaa.org
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Stacey Palasek Memorial ScholarshipFemale - majoring in one of the hard sciences: Geoscience, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Engineering.$5000Applicant MUST be a female high school senior, currently enrolled at a Mecklenburg or Union County school, that plans to enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US by fall 2011. MUST plan to study in one of the following fields: Geoscience, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Engineering.February 29, 2012 CEM Corporation: Michelle Horn, Marketing Manager, PO Box 200, Matthews, NC 28106, 704.821.7015 Ext. 220 or 1.800.726.3331 *To send by overnight courier: 3100 Smith Farm Road, Matthews, NC 28104
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State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) Foundation - "People Helping People" ScholarshipsGeneral$10,000; 1 award per each traditional public high school in NCIs a senior at a North Carolina traditional public high school who has been accepted to one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina. A US citizen and a resident of North Carolina under NCGS 116-143.1, and is eligible for in-state tuition. Best exemplifies the membership philosophy of credit unions, "People Helping People" and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Demonstrates scholastic achievement with a maintained 2.5 or higher grade point average, on a 4.0 scale, and may be deserving of financial aid. Will use the scholarship to pay for full-time undergraduate student tuition. Agress to continue as a full-time student in good standing with the same univeristy for up to eight (8) consecutive fall/spring semester payable at $1,250. Scholarships are not transferable without prior approval of SECU Foundation. Is not a Director, employee, or family member of an employee of the State Employees' Credit Union or the SECU Foundation.May 4, 2012 SECU Foundation, Post Office Box 25966, Raleigh, NC 27611-5966 (800) 634-8017.
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State of North Carolina PDK Chapter #1398 Prospective Educator ScholarshipThe State of North Carolina PDK Chapter #1398 Prospective Educator Scholarship will be used to aid college students with financial needs as they pursue a degree in the field of education. Scholarships in the amount of $750 each will be awarded to four students, one from each of the four geographic areas [north, south, east and west] in North Carolina. 1) High School senior intending to major in education. 2) High school senior intending to major in education who is the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing. 3) High school senior intending to major in education who has his/her reference letter written by a Kappan in good standing. April 1, 2014 c.stpierre@cms.k12.nc.us
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Summer Enrichment ScholarshipGeneralUp to $1,000Must be at least 13 years of age at the time of application, attending middle school in North Carolina & qualify for free or reduced lunch.December 1 Robbie Schultz, Outreach Manager, NC State Education Assistance Authority 919.248.4686 Robbie@ncseaa.edu
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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship ProgramGeneralUp to $10,000; renewableOpen to graduating high school seniors who have lost a parent 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.March 20 Call International Scholarship Tuition Services at (615) 320-3149 and refer directly to the Susan G. Komen scholarship program when speaking with a representative.
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T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Associate Degree (AAS) Scholars ProgarmEarly Childhood Education$1,000 stipend per semester, for up to five (5) semestersThe scholarship may be awarded to individuals who are eligible for enrollment or currently enrolled in an Early Childhood Associate Degree progarm at any North Carolina community college as a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours per semester). The recipient must adhere to the following participation requirements: 1.) Complete courework to earn an Associated Degree in Early Childhood; 2.) Maintain good academic standing with overall GPA of 2.5; and 3.) Not work more than 20 hours a week, if employed in a licensed child care setting. The scholar MUST work six (6) months in a licensed child care setting serving children (ages 0-5) receiving child care subsidies or NCPK funds for each stipend award. Scholars receiving the award for one year will have up to two years to complete the one year employment commitment. Those Scholars who receive the award for two years will have up to four years to complete the required two years of employment. **If the scholar cannot complete the service commitment, then he/she is expected to repay the full amount of the award with interest.No deadline T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Project, P.O. Box 231, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 or fax 919.967.7040 Questions, please call: 919.967.3272 www.childcareservices.org
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Teen Achievement ScholarshipGeneral$500; two awards availableOpen to graduating CMS seniors, actively involved in community service and school activities. GPA of 3.25 or higher. Must submit a faculty or staff recommendation letter. Essay entitled, "My Plans for the Future".March 30 Teen Achievement Foundation Jacqueline B. Skeen PO Box 3438 Huntersville, NC 28070 ph: (704) 441-2618
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Teen Travel Writing ScholarshipGeneralThree (3) $1,000 scholarships Applicants must be ages 13-18 & attending grades 8-12 as of May 15, 2010. Essays must be no more than 600 words in length. Entries must include text and be illustrated by at least one photo, digital artwork or video. August 1, 2010 
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The Broad Prize ScholarshipGeneralUp to $250,000Graduating seniors from Broad Prize winning and finalist districts are eligible for two- or four-year scholarships, depending on the type of higher education institution they choose to attend.March 1, 2011 Randy Haley, Senior Manager, Scholarship Management Serivces, A Division of Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, St. Peter, MN 56082, 507.931.8216
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The Bryan ScholarshipGeneral2- $30,000 annually, to two scholar-athletes (one woman and one man) in each entering class.Candidates are chosen on the basis of: academic and personal excellence, strong promise of significant impact in their classes and in their lives on campus, potential for significant success in Davidson's NCAA Division I athletic program. Each school may nominate up to three (3) candidates for the Bryan Scholarship. Students may also be nominated by Davidson coaches of the 18 eligible sports (football, and men's and women's basketball are NOT eligible).Nomination deadline is September 23, 2011. Nominees' admission applications must be completed and received in their office no later than 5:00pm, October 15, 2011. Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, Director of Merit Programs, Davidson College, 704.894.2970 www.davidson.edu/Bryan
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The Carolina Council of Housing, Redevelopment & Codes Officials (CCHRCO), Southeastern Regional Council (SERC), and National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officals (NAHRO)General(6) - $1,000 & (1) - $1,500Prospective applicants MUST provide a copy of their resumé and an indication of intent to apply by APRIL 1, 2010. Completed application, Three (3) letters of recommendation, typed essay (minimum 100 words & a maximum of 200 words), certified copy of transcript. Minimum 2.5 GPA or higher, must reside in public or section-8 housing, extracurricular activities, education/career goals and personal recommendations.April 12, 2010 Millard McCluney, CHASF Coordinator, 306 Benjamin Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 704.336.5782
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The Charlotte Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NANBPWC), Inc. ScholarshipsGeneral$700 - $1,500; 4 Scholarships availableOpen to graduating African-American high school seniors. Selection based on GPA, goals, and extracurricular activities. Submit application and transcript. February 21 Ms. Vannie Gregory, Scholarship Committee, PO Box 481587, Charlotte NC 28269, telephone (704) 568-6382. See your high school scholarship coordinator for an application or contact Ms. Gregory.
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The Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund (CHASF)General$500 - $3,400Open to residents of Charlotte Public Housing Communities, and be named as an occupant in the current lease for at least one year prior to the scholarship application deadline. Must not be over 21 years of age, with financial need. Must submit transcript, 2 letters of recommendations, FAFSA copy, Student Air Report (SAR), SAT/ACT scores, One to two page typed statement expressing why the applicant is applying for the scholarship, and a personal interview.March 9, 2010 The Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund, Southside Aurora Center, 306 Benjamin St, Charlotte NC 28203, 704.336.5782
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The Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council ScholarshipCMARC has developed a scholarship program for current high school seniors who have relocated into the Charlotte area sometime between grades 9 (after 8th grade graduation) and 12The one-time award of $1,000 will be presented to one Charlotte area high school senior this year. The award will be sent to the college that the student will be attending to assist with tuition, etc.Applicants must meet these requirements: Currently a senior in good standing in a Charlotte area high school. Relocated between grades 9 and 12. Relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family's relocation. Currently have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent achievement on a different scale)March 14,2014 Amy Rawson 1433 Heather Lane, Suite B Charlotte, NC 28209
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The Charlotte Post Top SeniorsGeneralSenior of the Year - $2,000, Runner-up - $1,000Open to African-American seniors with GPA 3.25 or better. Complete a one-page typed essay of why you should be a Charlotte Post Top Senior. Submit copy of high school transcript and good quality color photograph along with an application. **Students can complete the application online or the form can be downladed and completed manually.March 7, 2011 Charlotte Post Top Seniors, PO Box 30144, Charlotte NC 28230, Telephone (704) 376-0498 Ext. 103
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Retired School PersonnelGraduating seniors planning to enter the teaching profession.$750.00One page essay required, page outlining academic achievements, leadership and extra-curricular activities and financial need.March 29, 2013 Sandra Hussey 704 919-0993 
The Charlotte-Metro Chapter of Florida A&M University Alumni Association (FAMU)Florida Agricultuarl and Mechanical University (FAMU)UnspecifiedCurrently accepted for Fall 2012 enrollment as a freshman student at FAMU. Completed application packet consists of: 1.) Complete application, 2.) Official transcript, 3.) A two-paged, typed, double-spaced essay which covers the following: 1.)your career ambitions; 2.) why you chose to attend FAMU; and 3.) why a scholarship from our chapter will be important in helping you fulfill your ambitions.April 30, 2012 Charlotte-Metro Chapter of FAMU Alumni Association, Attention: Scholarship Committe, P.O. Box 560781, Charlotte, NC 28256 
The Gates Millennium Scholars Educational WorkshopProgram is funded by a $1.6 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.UnspecifiedAfrican American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American 10th graders who have a GPA of 2.8 or above; 11th graders who have a GPA of 3.0 or above; and 12th graders who have a GPA of 3.3 or above, all on a 4.0November 13, 2012 Ryan Davis toll-free at 1-877-690-GMSP (4677)
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The Greater Charlotte Bowling Scholarship FundGrants graduating seniors who have attended an accredited HS.$1500.00Must have bowled as a youth sometime prior to submitting the application, Member of the USBC, GPA of 2.6 or higherPost Mark no later than 3/1/13 Tamoriann@aol.com 704 366-2489
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The Greater Charlotte Bowling Scholarship FundGeneral$1,500Scholarship grants to graduating seniors who have attended an accredited high school or recognized home school program that is located within the counties of Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus (excluding the city of Kannapolis) and Stanley south of Highway 73 and including the city of Albemarle. The applicant must have bowled as a youth sometime prior to submitting application and have held a certified youth membership in USBC. If the applicant is a current member of USBC, he/she must have maintained amateur standing as determined by USBC. Must have a GPA or 2.6 or higher. The application form signed by his/her high school counselor and with complete requested information must be in the off of the Fund's secretary or postmarked byt the submission deadline date.March 1, 2012 Nancy Hipps, Secretary, Greater Charlotte Bowling Scholarship Fund, 1768 Merriman Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204
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The Greater Charlotte Bowling Scholarship FundThe applicant must have bowled as a youth sometime prior to submitting application and have held a certified youth membership in USBC. Youth is current USBC memberAt least $1500.00 for (1) year and may be applied to tuition and/or books.GPA of 2.6 or higher, must attend schools in Meck, Union, Cabarrus,and Stanley counties.March 1, 2014 Tamoria Adams 704 366-2489
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The Holocaust Remembrance ProjectGeneral$2,500 - $10,000, and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC, and a gold medalThis 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 a 1,200-word (or less) 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.April 30 Holocaust Remembrance Project, Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, Inc., PO Box 2877, Tampa, FL 33601, telephone (866) 866-452-2737. Also visit website http://www.holocaust.hklaw.com or www.foundation.hklaw.com or e-mail holocaust@hklaw.com
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The Jerrie Albert Educational ScholarshipGeneral$5001. Be a high school senior. 2. Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher 3. Write a two-page essay that is double spaced using 12 or 14 font size type. 4. Submit the winning essay and have an interview with members of the Delta Gamma, Charlotte Alumni Chapter, Kappa Delta Epsilon Fraternity. The interview will be conducted at the applicant’s school. 5. Intend to matriculate in a four-year college program preparing to become a teacher/educator. 6. Submit an official transcript of grades. 7. Submit a list of school extracurricular activities and community activities during high school years. March 28, 2014 Betty Wilkins 937 Log Cabin Rd. Charlotte, NC 28213 704-619-2119 (c) 704-596-6960 (h)  
The Johnston Ziegler Youth Leadership Award - Teen Health ConnectionGeneral$1,000Is a merit-based scholarship that recognizes a local teen (high school senior), who has demonstrated outstanding sustained leadership, advocacy, or service for adolescents. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, graduating high school senior that demonstrated exemplary leadership, service or advocacy in our community. It is preferable but not required that their contributions be around a teen issue. May or may not be a patient at Teen Health Connection. Must NOT be a member of Teen Health Connections Teen Advisory Board, and must live in North or South Carolina. January 15, 2012 Deena Fulton Staff Assistant Teen Health Connection 3541 Randolph Road, Suite 206 Charlotte, NC 28211
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The Junior League of Charlotte Scholarship AwardService to others$1,000 scholarship and $500 grant toward the community issue/project of the winner's choiceOpen to high school senior females who want to prepare for a career involving service to others. Must have been volunteering for at least one year. Must be nominated by a teacher or administrator of a school within Mecklenburg County, or by the Executive Director of a Mecklenburg County nonprofit entity. Schools/organizations may nominate more than one individual. Nominations may honor a specific action, achievement or overall commitment to a cause. Must demonstrate excellence in and commitment to volunteerism and improving the community.January 9 Kathi Knier at kathi.knier@jlcharlotte.org or telephone (704) 375-5993.
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The LAWA Youth ScholarshipAwarded to eligible Latino students.$1500-$3000Immigrant, first or second generation Latino student • Be a male or female high school senior whose home address is located in the state of North Carolina within the following counties: Mecklenburg, Concord/Cabarrus, Gaston, South Iredell/Mooresville and Union. • Have an un-weighted grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher* • Send official (sealed envelope) high school transcript • Send two (2) letters of recommendation from either two academic teachers, or one teacher and a counselor. • Send one (1) additional letter of recommendation describing extracurricular or community-related activities that support the application. • Send a personal letter • Send a copy of the college acceptance letter**. • Be available for a personal interview if requestedUnspecified scholarships@lawanc.org
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The Links, Inc., Charlotte Chapter African American ScholarshipGeneral$2,500/semester for 4 yearsHigh school African American seniors. The recipient must have demonstarted by past leadership, special talents and aptitudes, and school and community involvement. Must be accepted and enrolled in an accredited college or university degree program, have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0, complete the scholarship application and submit with two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches, community leaders, or employers. Provide with the application an official transcript and an official statement of official aptitude scores (SAT or ACT), if not included on transcript. Recent head and shoulder photo (optional). Be available during the third or fourth week of April for an interview with the Charlotte Chapter of The Links, Inc. Scholarship Committee.April 9, 2011 Charlotte Chapter of The Links, Inc., Scholarship Committee, c/o Michel D. Vaughan, 313 W. Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 **An electronic copy of the application can be obtained by emailing Ms. Vaughan at linkdelta25@yahoo.com
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The National Association of Negro Business and Professional women’s Clubs, Inc. (NANBPWC) Unspecified(4) scholarships this year totaling $4500.00. We will give one (1) scholarship in the amount of $1500.00, three (3) scholarships in the amount of $1000.00 each. Application and EssayFebruary 15, 2014 NANBPWC, INC., PO BOX 481587, CHARLOTTE NC 28269 VANNIE GREGORY @5023 GRAFTON DRIVE, CHARLOTTE, NC 28215 704-568-6382  
The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.GeneralTotal of (4) scholarships totaling $4500.Contingent upon application requirements.2/24/2013 Vannie Gregory 704 568-6382 Vannie Gregory 5023 Grafton Drive Charlotte, NC 28215
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The National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford ScholarshipGeneral$10,000Open to high school seniors who have an identified learning disability (candidates with ADD/ADHD also must provide documentation of a specific learning disability). Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated financial need and the intention of pursuing an undergraduate degree.December 31 Anne Ford Scholarship, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10016-8806 or email AFScholarship@ncld.org
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The Pride Entrepreneur Education Program (PEEP)General or Entrepreneurship$4,000 - full scholarships; renewableOpen to African Americans up to 25 years old who wish to pursue education and training that will allow them to improve their lives by mastering skills, launching careers or entrepreneurial endeavors.June 30 Pauline H. Feimster, PEEP Executive Director, telephone (704) 375-9553. Mailing address is PEEP, PO Box 30113, Charlotte NC 28230. Or email peep@pridecommunications.net
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The Rockefeller Foundation Environmentally-minded public HS seniors$10,000Must have demonstrated evidence of their academic and extracurricular commitment to environmental stewardship in urban setting through their development and execution of substainability-themed projects.January 5, 2014 
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The Truman D. Picard Scholarship ProgramDedicated to the support of Native American Students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.$2000 for college students, $1500 for graduating HS studentsNative American, Letter of Application, Resume, Evidence of validated enrollment, TranscriptsJanuary 18, 2013 5:00 pm PST Education Committee Intertribal Timber Council 1112 N.E. 21st Ave, Suite4 Portland, OR 97232-2114 503 282-4296
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The Turner Family ScholarshipGeneral$1,000 - $4,000Applicants MUST be graduating high school seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale), that are legal residents of Mecklenburg County. Must attend an accredited college or vocational school in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Preference is given to applicants who are children of National Welders Supplies (NWS) employees if applicant's parent was employed with NWS Airgas for two years prior to June 30, 2007. [No descendants of James A. Turner, founder of National Welders Supply Company, Inc. shall be eligible to receive a scholarship under the Fund.]March 16, 2010 The Turner Family Scholarship Committee, Foundation For The Carolinas, 217 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
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The Western Union Foundation's Family Scholarship ProgramGeneral$1,000-$5,000 per family (For example, one scholarship recipient may receive $1,500 for an ESL course and the other recipient $3,500 for tuition at a university).Must be age 18 or older. Country of origin for at least one of the applicants must be outside the United States. Application must include educational providers for primary and secondary award recipients (must be 2 family members). Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education language acquisition classes, technical/skill training, and/or financial literacy. Scholarships will only be made to nonprofit accredited higher education institutions and nonprofit training/educational providers. Western union employees, Western Union Agents and dependents are not eligible to apply.11/9/2009 - Fall application due date. 2/5/10 - Winter application due date. Institute of International Education (IIE) - (303) 837-0788
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Thomas Davis Youth Leadership Academy High School ScholarshipGeneralTwo (2) - $1,000Recipients must be seniors who attend a Charlotte-Mecklenburg County High School, who plan to attend an accredited vocational school, community college or 4-year university as a freshman during Fall 2012 and hold an overall 3.0 GPA. Complete the application and include a 450-500 word essay explaining what your dreams are. In this essay be sure to include skills you have acquired or lessons learned performing community service work. Let the foundation also know how you plan to achieve your dreams.May 15, 2012 Mail to: Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation, Attn: TDYLA Scholarship Committee, 13000 S. Tryon Street, Suite F Box 259, Charlotte, NC 28273 Call: Ms. Denada Jackson, TDDDF Board Member @ 704.957.1447
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Thurgood Marshall College FundAll classifications of students are invited to apply for a TMCF scholarship.$3100.00 per student, per semesterMust have 3.0, Student Aid Report, Attend one of the 47 TMCF member-schools, Be a citizen or legal permanent resident w/ a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped, demonstrate leadership qualities & community service, signed ltr of recommendation by faculty or staff member or your current school.2/1/2013-5/1/2013 www.thurgoodmarshallcollegefund.org
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Tom Joyner Foundation 2009 Full Ride ScholarshipGeneralFull tuition waivers and generous stipends to cover room and board and booksOpen to current high school seniors who are US citizens planning to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Must have GPA at least 3.5 (on 4.0 scale), SAT at least 1300 or ACT 28. Must be accepted to an HBCU by July 1, 2009. Must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service or extracurricular activities.January 17 The Tom Joyner Foundation, Attn: Full Ride Scholarship Committee, PO Box 630495, Irving TX 75063, telephone (972) 789-1058 or fax (972) 789-1428
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Top Seniors ScholarshipMust be African AmericanUnspecifiedAfrican American, GPA 3.25+, complete online application, a copy of HS transcript, A 300 dpi color photograph of studentMarch 4, 2013 Robert L. Johnson Charlotte Post Top Seniors P.O. Box 30144 Charlotte, NC 28230 704 376-0496
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Trustee ScholarshipMust attend Wingate University13500.00Top 10% of graduating classEric Osterhus Admission Counselor www.wingate.edu
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Two Men And A Truck of Charlotte, NC - Moving Up With Education ScholarshipTeaching or General$1,000 for 4-year college to major in Teaching or $500 for technical school; renewable for up to 3 more school yearsOpen to graduating high school seniors with GPA at least 3.0. Must be actively involved in their local communities, schools and/or churches. Must exemplify the following core values of Two Men And A Truck: Integrity, Inclusion, Care, Be your best and have fun, The grandma rule (treat everyone the way you would want your grandma treated), Give back to the community. Submit application, transcript, letter of recommendation from school counselor, 2 letters of reference, essay addressing the question "Describe three of your core values. How have you implemented these core values in your education, community and/or church involvement?"May 15 Mr. William "Tripp" Moore, telephone (704) 525-0555 
Tylenol ScholarshipHealthcare$5,000 - $10,000Open to students intending to major in a healthcare related field.May 15 Visit online http://www.tylenol.com/scholarship and use the access code TYLN.
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U.S. Department of State Youth Exchange Scholarships for U.S. High School StudentsThe U.S. Department of State announces scholarships for American high school students to study abroad:UnspecifiedUSAGermanyScholarship.org / www.nsliforyouth.orgNovember 1, 2012- January 10, 2013 USAGermanyScholarship.org. American Youth Leadership Program Website
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UNC-Asheville - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on class rank, GPA, and SAT/ACT scores.November 15 www.unca.edu/financialaid/scholarships
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UNC-Chapel Hill - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selectios are based on class rank, GPA, SAT/ACT scoresVaries Office of Scholarships and Student Aid, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 111 Pettigrew Hall, CB #2300, PO Box 1080, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1080, telephone (919) 962-8396 or email aidinfo@unc.edu studentaid.unc.edu
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UNC-Charlotte - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on GPA, class rank, and SAT or ACT scoresVaries Office of Student Financial Aid, UNCC, 9201 University City Blvd., 122 Reese Building, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, telephone (704) 687-2461 finaid.uncc.edu www.admissions.uncc.edu/admissions/financials/scholarships
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UNC-Greensboro - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selectionas are based on GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scoresMarch 1 Financial Aid Office, 723 Kenilworth Street, Greensboro, NC, 27402, telephone (336) 334-5702 or email finaid@uncg.edu
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UNC-Pembroke - Ultimate RideGeneral4 years of free tuition including student fees, $600 towards textbooks, dorm room (with plasma tv, laptop, designer bedding and cool artwork); 2 awards availableOpen to graduating high school seniors. Must attend one of the UNC-P Open Houses to be entered to win. Register to attend Open House by emailing admissions@uncp.edu or by calling (800) 949-8627. Open Houses are scheduled for February 28 and April 4, 2009.February 28 UNC Pembroke, Office of Financial Aid, PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510, telephone (800) 949-8627 or email admissions@uncp.edu.
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UNC-Wilmington - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT, academic promise, financial need, participation in community service.April 1 UNCW, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5904, telephone (910) 962-3177 or email finaid@uncw.edu
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United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - various scholarships availableGeneralVariesOpen to African-American students with unmet financial need.Varies Visit online http://www.uncf.org
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University of South Carolina (USC) - various scholarships availableGeneralVaries; Up to $15,000Varies; selections are based on academic meritNovember 15 www.sc.edu/financialaid/academic.html
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University ScholarshipChowan University$4,200 renewableUnavailable Rev. Craig A. Janney Dean of Admissions jannec@chowan.edu (252) 398-1236
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USA Truck Scholarship ProgramGeneralVariesParents MUST be USA Truck employees.March 1, 2011 
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USDA/1890 National Scholars ProgramAgriculture, Agricultural Business Management, Agricultural Econdomics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production and Technology, Agronomy or Crop Science, Botany, Farm and Range Management, Forestry, Natural Resources Managment, etc.Full tuition, fees, books, room and board, employment, employee benefits, use of a laptop and printer; 36 or more scholarships are availableOpen to students planning to attend one of 18 historically black land-grant universities (HBUs). Selections are based on GPA, SAT or ACT scores. There is an obligation of 1 year of service to the US Department of Agriculture for each year of financial support.March USDA/1890 Programs, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250, Mail Stop 9478, telephone number (202) 205-5692 or email 1890init@usda.gov
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Virginia Military Institute (VMI) - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on SAT or ACT scores, GPA, class rank, leadership, and personal achievementMarch 1 Virginia Military Institute, 306 Carroll Hall, Lexington, VA 24450, telephone (540) 464-7208 or fax (540) 464-7629 or email financialaid@vmi.edu
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Wake Forest University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on GPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scoresFebruary 1 Office of Financial Aid, Box 7305, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, telephone (336) 758-4209 or email scholarships@wfu.edu
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Walmart Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation - various scholarships availableGeneral$1,000 - $10,000Varies; Must be a graduating high school senior, US citizen, accepted at an accredited two or four year college/university.October 31 Visit http://www.walmartfoundation.org to apply online
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Washington Crossing FoundationGovernment Service$1,500 - $10,000Open 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. Selection is also based on recommendations, transcript, and SAT/ACT scoresJanuary 15 Washington Crossing Foundation, PO Box 503, Levittown, PA 19058, telephone (215) 949-8841 or email info@gwcf.org
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Wendy'sGeneral $10,000 for their high school and a $500 Wendys gift card. Twelve national finalists receive an all-expense paid trip to New York City to attend the Wendys High School Heisman Awards Ceremony and college Heisman Memorial Trophy Award weekend festivities in December. Eligibility: High school studentsOctober 2, 2013 
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Wendy's High School Heisman AwardGeneralRecognition during ESPN's national telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation in New York City, a Wendy's high school heisman trophy and heisman patch, $10,000 for their high school & a $500.00 Wendy's gift card.Graduating senior that has maintained at least a "B" GPA, participate in one of 27 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High School Associations and demonstrate active involvement in his or her community.October 2, 2012 www.WendysHeisman.com
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West Meck Booster ClubStudent Athletes$5003.0 minimum gpa enrollment in a four year university or community collegeApril 1 Guidance Office West Meck HS 
Western Carolina University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; selections are based on GPA, class rank, and SAT scores.Varies Western Carolina University, 218 Killian Annex, Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723, telephone (828) 227-7290 or email finaid@wcu.edu www/wcu/edu/275.asp
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Whitten Crawford Tadlock Memorial ScholarshipGeneral; Tennis$1,000Open to graduating CMS seniors in good academic standing and planning to attend an accredited college or university. Must be a competitive tennis player and a member of his/her high school tennis team for at least two years. April 30 Ms. Qiana White, Foundation for the Carolinas, telephone (704) 973-4535 or email qwhite@fftc.org
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Will to Win ScholarshipGeneral10 - $5,000All high school seniors with asthma who will graduate in 2011; have achieved a level of excellence in one of the following: performing arts, visual arts, community service, athletics, or science; and will be attending college in Fall 2011. May 31, 2011 The Will to Win Scholarship Program, PO Box 6503, Carlstadt, NJ 07072 908.229.2862
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Wingate University - various scholarships availableGeneralUp to full tuitionVaries; must demonstrate academic achievementVaries Wingate University, Campus Box 3001, Wingate, NC 28174, telephone (800) 755-5550 or email finaid@wingate.edu
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Winston Salem State University (WSSU) Charlotte - Queen City Rams Alumni Chapter ScholarshipGeneralThree (3) incoming freshmen at $1,000 each.The scholarship is limited to deserving students of Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and Gaston County. The student's application will not be considered if he/she has received scholarship that covers the full amount of tuition, books, fees and room and board at the University. Graduation from an accredited high school or will have graduated from such school prior to the enrollment date of the fall semester of the eligible academic year, pending the recipients enrollment at Winston-Salem State University. The recipient must have a cumulative weighted high school grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or better. The scholarship award shall be madeMarch 24, 2012 WSSU Charlotte/QC Rams Alumni Chapter, Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 560305, Charlotte, NC 28256-0305 Contact: Tammy Broadaway, Schloarship Committe Chair, tbroadaway1@aol.com 
Winston-Salem State University - various scholarships availableGeneralVariesVaries; selections are based on GPA, positive attitude, financial need, references for seniors.November 15, 2010 Bridget Taylor - 704.299.3958 or btaylor@wssuqcrams.com 
World Studio AIGA Foundation ScholarshipsAdvertising, Architecture, Environmental Graphics, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, Fine Arts, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, or Landscape Architecture$2,000 - $5,000Open to minority and economically disadvantaged students who show exceptional promise in their chosen field, 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.April 3 WorldStudio AGIA Scholarships, 164 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010, telephone (212) 807-1990.
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WSOC TVGeneralUnspecifiedAt least 14 years old, Must be a NC or SC HS student, earned a minimum GPA of 2.0 overall on a 4 point grading scalein current grade level, 2 personal letters of recommendation need to be attached to application, one from high school teacher one from community leader, a short essay 75 words or less.May 30, 2013 Elaine Farias
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WTS Transportation YOU ScholarshipSTEM program$1000high school female GPA 3.0 or higher Currently studying science, technology, engineering and math Considering a career in a transportation related fieldNovember 10, 2014 Sierra Haynes WTS Charlotte Metro Chapter Scholarship Chair Parsons Brinckerhoff 121 W. Trade St Suite 1950 Charlotte, NC 28202 (704)342-8467 haynessi@pbworld.com 
YBM Leadership AllianceGeneral3-$1,000 scholarshipsYoung Black Man, High School Senior Graduating Class of 2011 with a minimum 2.5 GPA, Charlotte/surrounding area resident, completed application, and a 500-word typed essay in hardcopy. February 1, 2011 YBM Leadership Alliance C/O John Martin 2042 Copperplate Road Charlotte, NC 28262 John Martin CEO and Founder 704.340.5996
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Yellow Tea Rose Foundation of North Carolina - Hopie Perry and Lavenia Young ScholarshipGeneral$500 - $1,000Open to female high school seniors planning to pursue post-secondary education at a 4-year college/university. Submit completed application form, list of community service activities, official transcript, and 500-word essay on "What Does My Heritage Mean to Me?".January 31 Yellow Tea Rose Foundation of NC, Hopie Perry and Lavenia Young Scholarship, PO Box 33421, Charlotte, NC 28204 or email ytrnc@charlottesgrho.org
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Young Black Male Leadership Alliance - Leadership ProgramYoung Black Men$50 Visa , Recognition at a city wide ceremony and have the opportunity to compete for YBM Leadership Alliance Scholarships.Young Black Male, HS Juniors, 3.0 Weighted GPAJanuary 17, 2014 704 340-5996 Email: top100@ybmleadership.com
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Tau Theta Zeta Chapter, Pineville-Matthews, NC ScholarshipGeneral$500; 3 awards availableBe an african-american female who must be a current high school senior who is expected to receive a high school diploma in 2012 and attend college Fall 2012. Attend a public high school within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County school system; be accepted for enrollment with the intentions of attending a post-secondary institution approved by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, In.c, Tau Theta Zeta chapter. Be a U.S. citizen; have an unweighted GPA with 2.0-3.0; have an SAT score of 900 or better, and demonstrate community involvement/volunteerism.March 2, 2012 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Tau Theta Zeta Chapter, Attn: Scholarship Chairperson, PO Box 373, Matthews NC 28106 
Zinch PrepFree college counseling tools for high school seniorsUnspecifiedHave to be a HS senior.Unavailable 
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