Scholarships in North Carolina

Continue the Tradition

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of an alumni and may not be a resident of Missouri. Entering freshman applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or rank in the top quarter of class and have a minimum composite ACT score of 24. Transfer applicants must have completed at least 24 credit hours and have a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Out-of-State Fee Waiver for the Performing Arts

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have outstanding performance ability in art, forensics, music, theatre, or dance.

Lighthouse International's Scholarship and Career Awards

Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must reside and attend school in the United States and be legally blind. Awards based on academic and personal achievements. Application, essay, proof of U.S. citizenship, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are required to be submitted.

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $4,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must reside in a state other than Georgia and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Fred Schleiter Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state minority student with financial need.

McNair Scholars Finalist Award

Award: $8,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be from a state besides South Carolina.

Dance Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time, non-resident student with a minimum 2.75 GPA.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc. Annual Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need.

William and Frances Gaston Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Glaxo-Smithkline Opportunity Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be U.S. citizen and resident of Durham, Orange, or Wake counties for a minimum of one year. Applicant must demonstrate potential to succeed despite significant adversity and a desire to improve himself or herself through further education or training.

Blue & Gold Level 1 Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is a not a resident of West Virginia.

Triangle Clemson Club Annual Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, be a recipient of the Philip H. Prince Alumni Presidential Scholarship, and be a resident of the Triangle Clemson Club area in North Carolina.

Generations Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

Award: $1,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a non-resident child or grandchild of an Oklahoma U graduate.

Federal Stafford Loans

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina or attending a school in North Carolina.

Federal Plus Loan

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be the parent of a dependent student and be a resident of North Carolina, unless the benefiting student is attending an eligible school in North Carolina.

SSU Development Foundation Diversity Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant cannot be a resident of Ohio or have attended high school in Ohio. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and preference is given to minorities.

Non-Resident Transfer Student Merit Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a transfer student with a minimum 3.8 GPA who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant must have completed a two0year college associate degree program or its equivalent in a state contiguous to Utah.

President's Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 23 or combined SAT Reasoning score of 1070, and be an out-of-state resident.

D.W. Colvard Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident, have a minimum 3.85 GPA, and demonstrate leadership and community and school service. Interview required of finalists.

J. Murrey Atkins Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident, have a minimum 3.85 GPA, and demonstrate leadership and community and school service. Interview required of finalists.

John L. and Margaret S. Fraley Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must have a minimum 3.85 GPA and demonstrate leadership and community and school service. Applicant must be a North Carolina resident and major within the College of Business Administration. Interview required of finalists.

Glenn Whaley Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a North Carolina or South Carolina resident and a full-time student, be articulate, have a minimum 3.7 GPA, demonstrate involvement in university outside activities with leadership ability, and have a connection between studies, job plans, and extracurricular activities with future plans well thought out in the field of finance.

North Carolina Sheriffs' Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident. Priority given first to children of a sheriff or deputy sheriff, then to children of any law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty, then to children of any sheriff or deputy sheriff who is deceased or retired, and then to criminal justice majors with high GPAs and financial need. Applicant must submit letter of recommendation from sheriff in his or her county of residence, transcript, and documentation of criteria.

Dean Reep Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident who is planning a career in crime prevention, have high moral character and a minimum 3.4 GPA, and be a full-time senior who is graduating in May or graduate student. Applicant must submit transcript, two letters of reference from people who can attest to applicant's high moral character, and personal statement of goals.

James S. McCormack Rotary Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and North Carolina resident, be a degree-seeking full- or part-time student, qualify for FAFSA, be enrolled for fall semester, and have demonstrated potential for academic success.

General Nonresident Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a nonresident, demonstrate high academic achievement, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a first degree-seeking student enrolled full time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester). Incoming freshman applicant must rank in top 3% of secondary school class. Sophomore, junior, and senior applicants must be current or previous recipients of award. Recipients must complete a minimum of 40 hours of Arizona community service off campus at a nonprofit agency during year of award.

Marie Shea Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a nonresident of Arizona and a full-time student and demonstrate financial need.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be the child of a parent who has a degree from U of Arkansas, Fayetteville and is a current member of the Arkansas Alumni Association. Applicant must be a nonresident of Arkansas and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a composite ACT score of 24-36 (combined SAT I score of 1110-1600). Applicant must submit Arkansas Alumni Legacy Data Form and apply for and be accepted for admission.

Legacy Tuition Reduction Grant

Award: -, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be a nonresident and the child of a parent with a degree from U of Arkansas, Fayetteville and who is a current member of the Arkansas Alumni Association. Applicant must submit Arkansas Alumni Legacy Data Form and apply for and be accepted for admission.

Non-Resident Award

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who is not a resident of Michigan. Applicant must meet Oakland admission criteria and live in university housing for two years.