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Benjamin F. Ward Scholarship (Deadline: March 15, 2016)

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Who Can Apply:

  • Be graduating high school seniors
  • Reside in Durham, Orange, Wake, or Chatham counties for a minimum of at least one year
  • Plan to pursue a 4-year degree as a full-time student at an accredited public or private college or university in North Carolina
  • Demonstrate a commitment to community service and involvement
  • Demonstrate a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrate family financial need

Submission: Application forms must be submitted using the Foundation’s online system.  You will be prompted to create a profile, upload a completed application form and attachments, and provide the name and email address of your recommender.  Recommenders will be notified by email through the system and will be asked to submit their recommendations online on or before March 15th, so we encourage you to start your online application as soon as possible. Transcripts must be postmarked by March 15th.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

Amount: $2,500

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