Scholarships in Henderson

McClure Foundation Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 15 (Priority)

Applicant must have a strong Christian character and a desire to help humankind. Applicant must be in need of financial aid. Preference will be given to an applicant who resides in a rural location.

James P. Grey Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a resident of Henderson County who attended public school in Henderson County beginning no later than the fourth grade, continuing through graduation from high school. Demonstration of reasonable need required.

Henderson County Educational Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a high school senior who is graduating from a public school in Henderson County. Financial need is required.

Ralph A. Milliman Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior or a graduate of a public high school in Henderson County who is pursuing their education in a two- or four-year accredited college. Minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need required.

Sam A. Mills Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of a Henderson County public high school who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in an accredited school on a full-time basis. Financial need, scholastic achievement, and good citizenship required.

Thomas O. and Louise J. Mulcahy Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of a Henderson County public school. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need required.

Nagel Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of a Henderson County High School who is pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university in attempt to prevent and/or break their cycle of need.

Rebecca S. Poole Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a graduate of a Henderson County High School. Minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need required.

Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate from a Henderson County public school. GPA between 2.0 and 3.5 and financial need are required.

Business & Professional Women's Club Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Henderson County High school who is pursuing an undergraduate education in a two- or four-year accredited institution. Strong academic standing, financial need, and minimum 3.0 GPA are required.

Grace B. Etheredge Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be graduating from a school in Henderson County. Minimum 3.8 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1850, and financial need are required. Selection based upon scholastic ability, financial need, character, leadership ability, and participation in extra-curricular activities.

Ethel T. and Charles T. Larus Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate from a school in Henderson County who shows strong academic standing and demonstrates financial need. Primary consideration granted to applicants in the top 15% of their secondary school class.

Mary Evelyn and Harry Laurent Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior or a graduate of a public or private high school in Henderson County, NC. Applicant must be a candidate for an associate, bachelors, advanced, or professional degree from a fully-accredited college, university, technical institute, or community college. Minimum 3.8 GPA and demonstration of financial need are required. Preference will be given to full-time students; part-time students will be considered.

Hilary G. Neighbors Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate from a Henderson County public school who is a native of Henderson County. Minimum 3.8 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1850, and financial need are required.

George and Helen Stowell Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Henderson County public high school who is a native of Henderson County. Minimum 3.8 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1850, and demonstration of financial need and extracurricular activities are required.

Kenneth R. and Virginia M. Stull Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a Henderson County resident who is a graduating senior or graduate of a public, parochial, or private school in Henderson County. Applicant must be planning to attend or be attending a four-year accredited college or university. Financial need, civic involvement, and minimum 3.0 GPA are required.

Winifred M. Wyman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of a Henderson County public school who wishes to pursue their education at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be able to show academic potential, motivation, and have set goals for their future. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

William C. Armstrong Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate from a public high school in Henderson County who will be attending a post-high school institution, pursuing a career in conservation and wildlife or related studies. Minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need required.

David H. and Betty R. Bucher Engineering Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior of any Henderson County public, private, or parochial high school who has been accepted to an accredited degree-granting college or university and is actively pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of engineering. Minimum 3.5 GPA and involvement in extracurricular and community service activities are required.

David H. and Betty R. Bucher Nursing Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior of any Henderson County public, private, or parochial high school who has been accepted to an accredited degree-granting college or university and is actively pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of nursing. Involvement in extracurricular and community service activities are required.

John T. Coates IV, Civil Engineering Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of any public Henderson County high school who is planning to pursue a career in civil engineering at North Carolina State University. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Maggie Trimble Cook Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a female graduate or any Henderson County high school who is preparing for a career in nursing, home economics, or math. Minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need are required.

H. Louise Eaton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of a public high school in Henderson County who plans to pursue an education in preparation for teaching in secondary schools. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need are required.

Grace B. Etheredge Scholarship for BRCC

Award: $750, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate from a school in Henderson County who plans to attend Blue Ridge Community College. Selection based upon financial need, character, leadership ability, and participation in extra-curricular activities.

Maude and harvey Goehring Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of any Henderson County high school who plans to pursue a degree to teach physical science or mathematics in public secondary schools. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Haddy Harrington Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate from a Henderson County high school who plans to continue their education and study art or writing. Financial need is required.

George F. and Asha W. McMillan Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior or graduate of a high school in Henderson County who is pursuing or plans to pursue a degree in Christian education or related studies. Minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Frederick E. and Mary Meyer Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior or a graduate or a public or private high school in Henderson County who is currently pursuing or plans to pursue a degree to become a registered nurse. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Vena Case Robinson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Henderson County public high school who plans to major in elementary education. Preference will be given to applicants who attended Dana Elementary School.

George and Helen Stowell Scholarship (Medical)

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Henderson County public high school who is a native of Henderson County. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in a health related field (other than physician). Selection based on merit (minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1000). Extracurricular involvement and financial need are required.