Scholarships in Rowan
Award: $500, Deadline: March 1
Applicant must be a resident of Cabarrus or Rowan County, N.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31
Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale who plans to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at a four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.
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- College Freshman
- All Majors Eligible
Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 24
Applicant must be a current high school (or home-schooled) senior with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA who attends school and lives in the following counties of North Carolina: Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, Stanly, Iredell, Alexander, Burke, Robeson, Scotland, Richmond, Anson and Cumberland; or South Carolina: York, Lancaster, Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon. Applicant must be accepted for full-time enrollment or be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited four-year college or university. To access the scholarship, click on the community service tab on the sponsor's website and then scholarship program.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: n/a
Applicant must a child of a Union Power Cooperative member or live in a home served by Union Power Cooperative. Must be a high school senior who plans to attend a four-year North Carolina accredited college or university and must reside in one of these five counties: Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union.