Scholarships in North Carolina

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.

NORMAC, Inc. Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a minority student who is a graduating senior or graduate of a public, parochial, or private high school in Henderson County, planning to pursue or currently pursuing a college education. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Charlie Renfrow Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduating senior or a graduate of a public high school in Henderson County who has participated in at least one interscholastic high school sport. Minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Lula and Levi Wilson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be an African-American student graduating from a Henderson County public high school who plans to pursue a college education. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.

Achievement Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake County

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a resident of Wake County, NC, who is a first-generation U.S. citizen, refugee, or immigrant planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree as a full-time student at an accredited public, private, or technical college or university in the state of North Carolina. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Carol Ann Beerstecher Nursing Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a resident of Chatham, Durham, Orange, Wake, or Pearson County, NC, who is a current nursing student at a public institution or have been admitted to a nursing program at a public institution in North Carolina offering an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing. Minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need are required.

7th GotScholarship $20K Give Away

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a current or future college student/graduate with outstanding loans in any area of study. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and register with GotChosen.com in ordered to be entered into the random drawing. Selection not based upon GPA, essay, or financial need. Award required to be used for educational expenses.

Brad's Deals Scholarship Competition

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and high school senior or undergraduate student who is 18 years of age or older. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required. Not open to residents of Rhode Island or Tennessee.

President's Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $17,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Founders' Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $11,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Deans' Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $9,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Centurium Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Union Power Cooperative College Scholarship

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.

Betsy Y. Justus Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a female college freshman, re-entry, or transfer student who is a North Carolina resident enrolled at an accredited institution in North Carolina. Must be a STEM major with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay, transcripts, proof of acceptance, and letter of recommendation required.

Thomas E. Flowers Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a full-time art student at Furman University who has demonstrated quality work, exemplified high moral character, and shown academic promise. Portfolio and attendance at the Art Department's Portfolio Day required.

Grimm-Koch-Lockhart Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: May 7

Applicant must be a college student attending a North or South Carolina college or university. Essay required.

North Carolina Oratorical Contest

Award: $18,000, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Crumley Roberts Founder's Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must plan to attend four-year colleges or universities. Transcripts, three recommendation letters, applications and essays are required. No phone calls, please.