Who Can Apply: Scholarships are available to qualified graduates or graduating high school seniors who are members of the Cashiers or Highlands communities. Recipients must plan to attend an accredited U.S. college, university, community college, or vocational school full-time.
Those who attend the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the UNC School of the Arts High School, or a home school registered with the NC Division of Non-Public Education are also eligible, as long as their primary residence is in one of the two communities mentioned above. Previous recipients of this scholarship may re-apply for consideration. Please note that New Century Scholars will not be considered for a Heffington Scholarship.
Submission: To apply, students must complete an application online. The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.
Deadline: March 15, 2021