Scholarships in North Carolina

Mid-America Region Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a resident of AL, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MS, NC, SC, TN, or WV.

Bounder Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must llive west of the Mississippi River or in the Deep South.

Scholar Recognition Award for Out-of-Sate Students

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon superior academic achievement.

NTA Rene Campbell - Ruth McKinney Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a permanent resident of North Carolina, enrolled as a full-time or part-time undergraduate student in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality- related program of study at an accredited two-year, three-year, or four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants enrolled in a two-year college, will be entering the second year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. Applicants enrolled in a three-year school (Quebec) will be entering third year in the fall of the calendar year of application. Applicants enrolled in a four-year college or university will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. Applicant is required to submit a U.S. passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, a North Carolina driver's license as proof of permanent state residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional), an official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

President's Out of State Scholar Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an incoming non-New York state resident admitted as an undergraduate freshman in Group I or Group II of the SUNY admissions matrix. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain residence outside of New York state, and live in a university residence hall. The Director of Admissions will choose the award recipients based on their admissions application, SAT scores, and high school grades.

President's International Scholar Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain a residence outside of New York and international student status, maintain normal academic progress, live in a university residence hall, and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The Director of International Education will choose the award recipients based on their admissions application and transcript.

Akron Advantage Blue Award

Award: $5,900, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an out-of-state student. Minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1000 (composite ACT score of 21) required.

Akron Advantage Gold Award

Award: $9,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident who is a first-time, full-time freshman or transfer student who meets two of the following criteria: minimum 3.5 GPA (3.25 transfer GPA); rank in top 10% of secondary school class; or minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 27).

Out-of-State Resident Grant

Award: $1,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must demonstrate residency in a state other than Illinois and live on campus during the academic year; parents may not be residents of Illinois.

Out-of-State Choice Grant

Award: $660, Deadline: None

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must rank in the top half of class and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum composite ACT score of 20.

Dottie Martin Teacher's Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be enrolled in an education program and have an established career plan to teach in North Carolina.

North Carolina Education and Training Voucher Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must have aged out of the foster care system at age 18 or was adopted after age 16. Applicant must be under 21 years of age, accepted at an accredited college or vocational training, and must not have personal assets greater than $10,000. Applicant must show progress toward a degree and be a U.S. citizen or qualified non-citizen.

North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must have graduated from a North Carolina High School within the past two years and have been accepted into an accredited two- or four-year college or university. A committed to public service and community development must be demonstrated. Preference is given to a full-time student applicant and a foreign-born, or a child of foreign-born parents, applicant.

North Carolina Restaurant Association Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must either be a high school senior, community college student, university student or graduate student pursuing hospitality and tourism. Up to 10 High School Students' Scholarships, up to five Two-Year Program Scholarships, up to five Four-Year Program Scholarships, and up to four Graduate Student Scholarships will be awarded.

State Employees Association of North Carolina

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a member or a family member to State Employees Association of North Carolina. Academic potential, school and community involvement, and motivation must be demonstrated. Financial need is not a criterion.

Academic Competitiveness Grant

Award: $2,050, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be in need of financial aid and in his or her first and second years of undergraduate education. Applicant must have successfully completed a rigorous high school program, be Pell eligible and be a full-time student.

Triangle Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 10

Applicant must fit into one of the following categories and criteria: (a) graduating high school senior who: plans to enroll as freshmen at any of North Carolina's post-secondary educational or technical institutions and has a minimum 2.5 GPA; (b) a working single mother who: is actively working in the Research Triangle Area, has a high school diploma or a GED by June, and currently attends or plans to enroll at any of North Carolina's post-secondary educational or technical institutions; (c) a health care profession student who: has a high school diploma or a GED by June and currently attends or plans to enroll at any North Carolina community college to pursue a certificate, diploma or associate's degree in the health care professions.

Glade Valley Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 15 (Priority)

Applicant must come from a middle-income family and be in good academic standing. Preference will be given to applicant who resides in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

George I. Alden Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 15 (Priority)

Applicant must show financial need and academic potential. Applicant must be from the Southern Appalachian region, specifically Northwestern North Carolina, East Tennessee and Southwestern Virginia.

Crouse Family Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be in need of financial aid.

Thad Herndon Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 15 (Priority)

Applicant must have lost one or both of his or her parents

Betty Cashion Wilson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be in need of financial aid and must have demonstrated academic merit

Arizona Excellence Award

Award: $10,000, Deadline: Open

Non-Arizona resident full-time undergrad student

Thomas Meredith Baptist Heritage Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15 (priority)

Applicant must be a member of the North Carolina Baptist church who has been recommended by a church official (director of the W.M.U. or other similar women's organization, pastor or youth minister).

MC Teaching Fellows

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15 (priority)

Applicant must intend to pursue a career in teaching.

Fort Lewis Merit Scholarship for Non-Colorado Students

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must have an Eligibility Index of 92 or higher and live outside of Colorado and the Western Undergraduate Exchange states.

Crib to College Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a North Carolina High School senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA who will be attending a four-year college or university in the Fall. Selection is based upon community involvement, volunteerism, non-profit program involvement, and community projects.

International Student Scholarship

Award: $100, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a Hispanic student considered a non-resident of Arizona who has completed 12 or more College credits, with at least nine units in ESL. A 350- to 500-word letter stating reasons for deserving scholarship is required.

Success Scholarship

Award: $3,100, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must not be a resident of Michigan. Minimum 3.2 GPA required.