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Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,500;
Awards per Year: 160;
The Award Is: Based on merit; Renewable;
Deadline: February 1.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
GPA: 3.0
Residency: North Carolina
Student Attends School In: North Carolina
Other Comments: Students must be recommended by their guidance counselors in order to apply. SAT scores must be 900 or higher. For more information, contact the guidance counselor at your high school. Please visit the website listed for more information.
Contact: Your Guidance Counselor
Website:
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iduesbyrd/index.html


North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship Program

Amount: Up to $6,500;
Awards per Year: 400;
The Award Is: Based on merit; Renewable;
Deadline: October of HS Senior Year
Who Is Eligible?
Majors/Fields of Study: Education
GPA: 3.0
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments:This program was adopted and funded by the 1986 North Carolina General Assembly as part of a ten point teacher recruitment plan proposed by the Public School Forum of North Carolina. The first recipients of North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarships were named in 1987. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: Applications are available from your high school counselor’s office OR North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program 3739 National Drive Suite 100 Raleigh, NC 27612, Phone: (919) 781-6833, E-mail [email protected]
Website:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp

North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

Amount: $500-$2,500;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on merit; Renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
GPA: 2.5
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments: Four-year renewable awards for recent graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background and are committed to public service and community development. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: Please visit the website below to access an online application. OR NC Society of Hispanic People at: [email protected] or (919) 654-4516
Website:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp

North Carolina Student Incentive Grant

Amount: $700;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on financial need; Renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments: This program is offered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority through College Foundation Inc. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: Student must 1) complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), 2) show on the form that North Carolina is his/her state of legal residence 3)List at least one North Carolina college, university, technical or vocational school in the release section of the form.
Website:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp

North Carolina Veterans Scholarships

Amount: Tuition, fees, room and board;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on entitlement; Renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments: Program assists children of certain deceased or disabled veterans, or children of veterans who were listed as POW/MIA. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: For information concerning this scholarship program, contact your local Veteran’s Affairs Office or the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs, 1315 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1315, Phone:(919) 733-3851. The Division of Veterans Affairs notifies applicants of approval of benefits.
Website:
http://www.doa.state.nc.us/vets/

State Contractual Scholarship Fund Program

Amount: Varies;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on financial need; Renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments: This program was created by General Statute in 1971 and is administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority. It was designed by the General Assembly to assist needy North Carolina residents who choose to attend a private post secondary institution in North Carolina. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: Recipients are chosen by the financial aid offices of the eligible private institutions in North Carolina.
Website:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp

American Council of the Blind

Amount: Between $500-$4,000;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on need and renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: Visually Impaired
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Disabilities: Visually Impaired
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments: Individuals must be blind or visually impaired and should require special adaptations or accommodations due to the vision loss.
Contact: American Council of the Blind 1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 1004 Washington, DC 20005 1 (800) 424-8666 or (202) 467-5081
Website:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp

NC Sheriff’s Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarships

Amount:$2,000 per year;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments: Awards are offered annually to full-time North Carolina resident undergraduates majoring in criminal justice, one for each UNC constituent institution that has a criminal justice degree program. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: Please visit the website below for application procedures.
Website:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships

Amount: Tuition;
Awards per Year: 17;
The Award Is: Based on financial need
Deadline: Feb. 4.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: Graduating HS Seniors
Majors/Fields of Study: Health Sciences, Education, Mathematics, Science, Nursing
Citizenship: United States
Residency: North Carolina
Other Comments: Established in 1955 by a trust agreement of the late Aubrey Lee Brooks, these scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors from a 14-county area of North Carolina. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority provides central administration for the Brooks Foundation. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: Please visit the website below for application procedures.
Website:
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp


Robert Franklin Black Scholarship

Amount: Between $1,000-$2,000;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on financial need and renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: North Carolina
Student Attends School In: North Carolina
Student Plans To Attend: University of North Carolina
Other Comments: This scholarship program was established in 1996 to honor Robert Franklin Black, a minister who dedicated his life to the service of others. There are two scholarships available: The Juki Automation Scholarship and The Community Scholarship. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and additional information.
Contact: Please visit the website below for application procedures and access to an online application for this scholarship.
Website:http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/section/grants

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