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 5/3/17)

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.

    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. 

    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.

    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. 

    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

    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.

    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!

    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.

    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

    Balanced Man Scholarship: To apply you must be a male who plans to enroll full-time at NC State University in the fall.  Apply at https://goo.gl/forms/QdBJ2M6ejQhy5rng1   Deadline:  July 1st

    Betsy Y. Justus NCTA Founders Scholarship:  To apply you must be a female who has a GPA of at least 3.0 and plans to pursue an education in the area of technology or engineering.  Go to www.nctechnology.org/about/scholarship.aspx to apply.  Deadline:  May 31st

    Redfin Scholarship:  You must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and plan to attend college in the fall.  An essay is required. Apply at https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarshipDeadline:  July 31st

     

     

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