Scholarships



Scroll down for NEW scholarship listings!  See Ms. Diggs if you have questions.
Remember, never pay to apply or search for scholarships!
Applications are in the counseling office unless otherwise stated.
(Updated 4/7/17)

  • BigSun Scholarship:  The organization awards scholarships to student athletes. You must be currently involved in athletics in some capacity either at school or in the community.  Go to bigsunathletics.com to apply.  Deadline is June 19, 2017
  • Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship:  Benefits include full tuition & fees, monthly stipend as well as the freedom to choose your own major.  For more information and to apply go to https://www.nrotc.navy.mil.     
  • Navy ROTC Scholarship:  Up to $180,000 to be awarded.  You must be a US citizen, at least 17 years old, have minimum ACT scores of 21 on Math and 22 in English or minimum SAT scores of 520 on math and 530 on verbal. Contact a Navy recruiter to apply.

    Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes:  $5000 will be awarded every 2 weeks from Oct. 28 – May 12.  Students can register now for the sweepstakes at www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes .  GPA and financial need are NOT considered. 

    US ARMY ROTC:  Students may be eligible for merit-based, full-tuition scholarships and an annual stipend of up to $5,000 to cover living expenses, plus additional allowances for books & fees.  For more information visit www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.jsp.

    Merit Aid.com:  Visit this site for free scholarship & college searches. 

    Air Force ROTC Scholarship:  You must meet the following minimum requirements to apply: SAT (Math/Critical Reading) 1180; ACT composite 26; 3.0 GPA.  Go to www.afrotc.com for more information and to apply.

    B. Davis Scholarship:  You must complete an essay to compete for this $1,000 scholarship.  It is not based on academics or financial need.  Go to www.studentawardsearch.com and click on “Scholarships”.  Deadline:  May 22, 2017

    Forgivable Education Loans:  Please be aware that the following scholarships are serviced under Forgivable Education Loans (FELS):

    • Nurse Scholars
    • Prospective Teachers’ Scholarship Loan
    • Student Loan for Health, Science and Mathematics
    • Millennium Teacher Scholarship

    These loans are paid back in service instead of dollars.  Applications for 2016-2017 FELS will be available soon at CFNC.org/FELS.  

    *Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship:  The program provides an opportunity for rural students to earn a $1500 scholarship to further their agricultural education.  Students must apply at www.ffa.org/scholarships.

     *Financial Aid Opportunities for NC Students:  Go to CFNC.org/fabook. 

    LendEDU Scholarship:  To apply for this $1,000 scholarship, simply visit their website and respond to a writing prompt.  The address is https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application.  Deadline:  April 15, 2017

    West Teaching Scholars at Catawba College:  To apply you must have a minimum SAT (Reading & Math) score of 1100 or equivalent and a minimum GPA of 3.4.  If your are interested in this teacher education scholarship, go to www.catawba.edu/academyforteaching and click "Applicants for a West Scholarship" to apply.  Deadline: May 5, 2017

    American Legion:  Visit www.legion.org/needalift to see if you qualify to apply for scholarships offered.  Click on “Programs” and then “Scholarships” under Family and Youth.

    Various Scholarships:  To find information for scholarships, visit studentscholarships.org.  The site is a free resource for scholarship searches.

    Discover Student Loans Scholarship:  To be eligible you must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college at CollegeCovered.com.  Winners will be randomly drawn.  No purchase necessary.

     LendEDU Scholarship:  To compete for this scholarship, visit https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application and respond to the writing prompt.  Deadline:  April 15, 2017

    State Employees Credit Union “People Helping People” Scholarship:  One senior from each high school in North Carolina will receive $10,000 to attend one of the UNC system public universities.  To be considered, you must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Please submit a resume to Ms. Diggs by April 24

    SEANC (State Employees Association of North Carolina) Scholarship:  Scholarships are available for SEANC members, their spouses and their children (dependents).  You may apply in one of three categories (Financial Need, Merit or Membership in the SEANC).  Go to www.seanc.org/scholarship to apply.    Deadline: April 15

    Scholarship applications are available online at CFNC.orgClick on “PAY” and then click “Grants and Scholarships” to view State and Federal Grants/Scholarships.

     ScholarshipExperts.com is a free scholarship matching service with a database of over 2.4 million scholarships worth over $14 billion.  Eligibility for these scholarships vary. 

    NC Society of Accountants Scholarship:  You must plan to enroll in an accounting degree program with six or more credit hours per semester.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  Deadline: April 15

    Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship: This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students who are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Visit www.fashion-schools.org and find the link located at the bottom of the page.  Deadline: June 1

    Aspiring Animation Professional: A scholarship will be awarded to students interested in pursuing and animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Visit http://www.animationcareerreview.com to apply.  The scholarship link is on the right side of the page.  Deadline: June 1

    Aspiring Business Professional: This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree.  Visit http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship on the right side of the page.  Deadline: June 1

    Abbott and Fenner Scholarship:  Students must submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm  Deadline:  June 12th

    Student-View Scholarship Program:  The program awards one $4,000, one $1,000 and four $500 scholarships.  To apply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  Scholarships are awarded in a random drawing of all completed application surveys.  Deadline: April 22nd

    CBA Booster Club will award scholarships to seniors who plan to attend college in the fall.  To apply you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and good attendance and discipline.  Applicants must have played at least 1 sport during their senior year.   Deadline: April 28th

    Gerald Whitley Memorial Scholarship: To apply you must plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college, enter the teaching profession and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  Deadline: April 14th

    Financial Aid Guide for Hispanic Students: For helpful information visit http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-hispanic-students/ The site helps with every aspect of the college search and financial aid process.

    Winston-Salem State Alumni Association:  To apply you must plan to attend Winston-Salem State University.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office.  Deadline: April 15th

    Johnston Community College Keystone Leadership Institute:  The program offers free tuition, internship experience that relates to the student’s program of study and opportunities to build your resume.  To apply go to http://www.johnstoncc.edu/campuslife/clubs-organizations/keystone-leaders.aspx   Deadline: May 1

    Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship:  This scholarship program awards $1,000 to continue your education.  To apply you must complete a short essay.  Go to www.gkscholarship.comDeadline:  July 31st.

    Fastweb.com: Visit this site to search for scholarships!

    Mack Pierce Scholarship:  This scholarship has a value of $500 and will be presented to one male and one female CBA student who has been involved in FFA and/or agricultural classes. Applications are in the Counseling Office.   Deadline:  April 25th

    Suzannah Blackwell Memorial Scholarship:  Students who currently or formerly have been identified as ESL are eligible to apply.  To access the application click HERE. Deadline:  April 17th

    Senior Care Aging Matters Scholarship:  Students who currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community or intends to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elderly population.   Click HERE to apply.  Deadline:  May 15th

    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority:  The sorority will award a scholarship for college to an African American female in the amount of $500.  To apply you must have at least a 3.0 GPA, community service, extra-curricular activities and financial need.  Deadline:  April 18th   Applications are in the counseling office.

    Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship: Applicants must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited community college in the US, demonstrate financial need, perseverance in overcoming an adversity and involvement in community service.  Apply online at application.horatioalger.org   Deadline:  June 15th

     NC Community Foundation Scholarships:  Go to http://nccommunityfoundation.org/Scholarships for the list of scholarships available.

     180 Medical Scholarship:  To apply you must have a spinal cord injury, spina bifida or transverse myelitis.  Go to www.180medical.com/scholarships to apply.  Deadline:  June 1st

    Scholarships Available:  Go to StudentScholarships.org for a variety of scholarship opportunities.

    Wayne County Public Schools Retired Personnel Association:  The association will award (2) $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who will enroll in a 4-year college/university teacher education program with the intent to become a teacher.  Applications are in the counseling office.   Deadline: April 18th

    Alton A. Smith Community Service Scholarship Award: To apply you must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, membership & active involvement in a church/religious organization and its Youth Ministries, and show participation in community service.   Applications are in the counseling office.  Deadline: May 26th

    NC Poultry Jubilee Scholarship:  As part of the application, you must submit an essay on a provided topic and perform and interview with a poultry farmer.  Deadline:  April 30th

    Charles T. Gibson Teen Public Health Leadership Scholarship:  You must submit an essay on a public health issue that is both important to you and an issue within your county.  Access a copy of the entry form at www.wayneteens.com or pick up one in the counseling office.  Deadline:  May 12th by 6:00 pm

    NC State Law Enforcement Officers Association Scholarship:  To apply you must have a GPA of 3.0 or better, major in some area of Criminal Justice or a related field, and be active in the community, church and/or school activities. Applications are in the counseling office.  Deadline: June 1st

    The NC A&T State University Alumni Chapter is offering a scholarship for students who have been accepted to NC A&T.  Applications are available in the counseling office.  You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Deadline:  April 24th

    Norwayne Alumni & Friends is offering scholarships to students who plan to continue their education after high school.  Applications are available in the counseling office.  Deadline:  April 15

     

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