• Scholarships are generally judged based on a combination of essays, GPA, and sometimes test scores and/or recommendations. One of the other best places to look for scholarships is the website of the college(s) you've applied to-- don't overlook scholarships specific to your college since your chances of getting them may be much higher than state or national scholarships!

    In general, you will not get a scholarship unless you put some time and effort into the application-- get help with editing! Ms. Dial in guidance is available to proofread your applications. Email her at rdial.sl@lee.k12.nc.us


    More scholarships will be added as they come in :) Check your email for updates!

    Golden LEAF Scholarships are available to students who reside in certain North Carolina counties, including Lee. Recipients must have financial need, and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 215 scholarships will be awarded for people who will be college freshmen in the fall. Scholarships are valued at $3,000/year. https://www.goldenleaf.org/scholarships/four-year-nc-college-program/ 

    Deadline: March 1, 2023

    The 2020-2021 NCAEOP Scholarship is due to the Lee County Central Office March 5, 2021. Full application is here (please see guidance if you need help printing, etc): NCAEOP 2021 scholarship. Application must be typed.

    Deadline: March 5, 2023

    The Sandhills PRIDE Scholarship is open to seniors in the Sandhills region of NC who have advocated in some way for the LGBTQ+ community. You must have above a 3.0 GPA and write an essay. The application is here: Sandhills PRIDE 2021 scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2023

    The State Employee's Credit Union offers their People Helping People scholarship annually to students from each school district. Students' families must be members at the SECU and students must be attending a public 4-year college in the state of North Carolina in the fall. https://www.ncsecufoundation.org/pdf/Projects/SECUScholarshipFlier2020.pdf

    Available in December. Deadline: March 2023

    The ABC Board Scholarship awards 25 seniors with $2,500 for higher education. Students must find a teacher or Sunday school teacher to sponsor them, and write an essay about the dangers of underage drinking. Not sure how to find a sponsoring teacher or what to say? Ms. Beroset is happy to help. Here is the application: ABC Board Scholarship application

    Deadline: April 19, 2023


     CLICK HERE FOR NC SCHOLARSHIPS: https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/scholarship-search/

    The Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship is open to any young woman who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in North Carolina next fall. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration. Apply: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/EuniceRiggins

    Due: March 1, 2023

    The Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration. Apply: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/MaryRoseMemorial

    Due: March 1, 2023

    The Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall, and who is declaring as his/her major in an area of the fine arts. Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 20% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration. (Samples of talent are required to be submitted with the application.) Apply: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/clarejohnsonscholarship

    Due: March 1, 2023

    The North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship is also for $2000 and is open to a male or female, on track to graduate and planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university.  Specific eligibility requirements are:  SAT score of 990 to 1130 or ACT composite score of 20 to 24; unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5; good character, integrity, leadership potential and service to school, community and church.  Students should apply for this scholarship through the North Carolina Community Foundation at www.nccommunityfoundation.org 

    Due: March 1, 2023

    The Charles Ullman Law Firm Scholarship awards 3 NC students with up to $2,000 for college. Students must respond to this question in an essay: Why do you think it is important for people to be involved in their communities? How have you helped your own community in your life so far? How do you plan to help your community through your future career? Find the full application here: https://www.charlesullman.com/scholarship-essay-contest

    Due: April 15, 2023
    The Younce, Vtipil, Baznik & Banks, P.A. Scholarship does not have a formal deadline, so applicants should apply ASAP. There are two awards. The approximately 500-word essay topic is how society will have changed as a result of the pandemic. Apply here: https://www.attorneync.com/scholarship/
    Due: ASAP

    NC Reach – is an educational assistance program for adopted and foster youth. Students who were in North Carolina DSS foster care system and aged out at 18 or those who have been adopted from North Carolina DSS foster care on or after their 12th birthday. This program will pay for the full cost of attendance at any NC public college/university or community college. Interested students should visit www.ncreach.org

    Deadline: AFTER having graduated from high school- don’t apply before then.

    The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Scholarship is awarded to Hispanic/Latino students with a 2.5 or higher GPA who will enroll in college. There are multiple awards that range from $500 to $30,000. Hispanic students are encouraged to apply! Previous winners from SLHS include Madeline Gijon. The application opens September 1, 2022.

    Deadline: December 15, 2022

    NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS (not institution-specific):

    Note: if the application deadline has passed, that means you should check and see if the scholarship for next year has been posted. For most scholarships, the deadline is the same every year.

    The Driver Education Initiative Award by the National Driving and Traffic School is awarded to students who write an essay on the topic of being a safer driver. The scholarship is up to $500. Apply here: https://www.dmvedu.org/scholarship/

    Deadline: November 30, 2022

    The Dell Scholarship is a $20,000 scholarship awarded to low-income students who plan to attend a 4-year college and participate in a college access program like AVID or Upward Bound. Apply here:https://www.dellscholars.org/

    Deadline: December 1, 2022

    The Teen Changemakers Essay Contest is offered by the International Bipolar Foundation to students who write on the topic of how student mental health can be supported virtually. Apply here:https://ibpf.org/learn/programs/high-school-essay-contest/

    Deadline: December 1, 2022

    The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards are offered to Latino high school seniors who excel in different categories, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Apply here: https://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/youth-awards/

    Deadline: December 2, 2022

    The PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship is offered to a student who wants to pursue STEM in college and writes about the future of either blockchain or artificial intelligence. Apply here:https://pixelplex.io/scholarship/

    Deadline: December 5, 2022

    The Make the U/Haz La U Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers 100 $1,000 Latino high school seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Apply here: https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/en-us/core-values/community-responsibility/make-the-u

    Deadline: December 6, 2022

    The National Honor Society Scholarship is offered to several seniors who participate in National Honor Society. Apply here: https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/

    Deadline: December 6, 2022

    The Burger King James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship Award is offered to high school seniors with an unweighted GPA of above 3.3 and an ACT score of above 25 who are active leaders in extracurriculars, and have work experience and financial need. Priority is given to BK employees. Apply here: https://bk-scholars.com/

    Deadline: December 15, 2022

    The Equitable Excellence Scholarship offers a scholarship to seniors who participate in volunteering. Apply here: https://equitable.com/foundation/equitable-excellence-scholarship

    Deadline: December 15, 2022

    The Hartford Technology Rentals Scholarship gives $1,000 to a senior who writes about how they use technology in their day to day life. Apply here:https://hartfordrents.com/scholarship/

    Deadline: December 15, 2022

    The Danley's Garage Builders Scholarship awards $1,000 to a student who writes about a teacher that has inspired them. Apply: https://www.danleysgarageworld.com/scholarship/

    Deadline: December 15, 2022

    The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship offers a $1,000 scholarship to students affected by a car accident who write an essay about it. To apply: https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm

    Deadline: December 15, 2022

    The Hooked to Books Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship for students who write a 1,000-2,000 essay about their favorite book. Details here: https://app.goingmerry.com/awards/5611 

    Deadline: December 18, 2022

    The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has a ”Freedom in Academia” student essay contest. High school seniors are invited to write an in-depth essay explaining why free speech and First Amendment rights are crucial to higher education and how abuses of these rights harm the college experience. Awards range between $500 and $10,000. To enter visit https://www.thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest/

    Deadline: December 31, 2022

    Imagine America Scholarship awards $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors with financial need, community service and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Look for the application online at https://www.imagine-america.org/faqimagine-america-high-school-scholarships/

    Deadline: January 1, 2023

    GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Apply online at http://www.reaganfoundation.org/ge-rfscholarships.aspx

    Deadline: January 3, 2023

    Ron Brown Scholar Program is a national program that awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African American high school seniors who intend to pursue an undergraduate degree full-time. Each year a minimum of 10 students across the US become Ron Brown Scholars and receive $10,000 dollars annually for use at the college of their choice. For additional information and to apply visit https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/application-timeline

    Deadline: January 9, 2023

    EASY scholarship from Porch- just enter your name and GPA and students with a GPA of more than 3.4 may win a small scholarship from Porch. Enter here: https://porch.com/resources/scholarships

    Deadline: January 15, 2023

    The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites high school students to write an original essay on the subject of political courage. For the essay topic, registration form, and to submit your essay on-line, please visit. https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest

    Deadline: January 17, 2023

    McDonald’s HACER Scholarships: McDonald’s offers a range of scholarships to Hispanic high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who plan on attending 2 or 4-year college next year.


    Deadline: February 5, 2023

    The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to Hispanic high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher who will attend a 4-year college next year. This scholarship is open to citizens, DACA recipients, and eligible non-citizens. The scholarship opens online Jan 1: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

    Deadline: February 15, 2023

    The Simrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship is offered to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who write an essay about their dream of being an entrepreneur. Apply here: https://www.simmrinlawgroup.com/entrepreneurial-scholarship/

    Deadline: June 15, 2023


    The Bonner Scholar Program provides four-year community service scholarships to approximately 1,500 students (who are referred to as Bonner Scholars) annually at 27 partner colleges throughout the U.S. The scholarship serves those individuals who have high financial need and a commitment to service.http://www.bonner.org/apply 

    Deadline: apply directly to the college, scholarships vary

    Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest: Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

    Deadline: monthly

    The American Legion offers several scholarships each year, visit https://www.legion.org/scholarships

    Deadlines: vary

    Students should prioritize scholarships specific to their institutions- Google "[college name] scholarships" to find the page where those scholarships are listed. Many are listed below. 


    Institutional Scholarships- in NC- organized alphabetically by institution name

    Awarded to students intending on enrolling at these institutions, based on their achievements and/or demonstrated financial need. 

    The purpose of this list is to serve as a starting point for juniors and seniors looking for scholarships for college. This list is by no means comprehensive – there are thousands of scholarships just waiting to be found by students like YOU! Please check individual scholarship websites to stay up-to-date with requirements and deadlines. Happy hunting! 


    The ACCESS scholarship at Appalachian State University is awarded to low income, first-generation first-year students and covers the total cost of attendance for four years. Students must apply to Appalachian before the November 15th deadline to be considered. https://studentlearningcenter.appstate.edu/access/apply

    The W. H. Plemmons Leadership Fellows Program at Appalachian State University will provide 10 to 15 incoming freshmen the opportunity to enhance the leadership qualities. Selected students will also be eligible for several $1,500 renewable scholarships. To qualify students must have 3.0 GPA or a combined score of 1500 on the SAT. Students may apply using the University’s standard scholarship application form by checking that they are interested in the Plemmons program and submitting a resume outlining their leadership experiences and extra-curricular activities. Visit: http://scholarships.appstate.edu/scholarships/freshmen

    For a full list of almost 40 scholarships available from Appalachian State University and their requirements, please visit: http://scholarships.appstate.edu/

    Students from churches affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina are eligible for special consideration for scholarship funding made possible by North Carolina Baptists to attend institutions (Campbell University, Chowan College, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill College and Wingate University) affiliated with the Council on Christian Higher Education. Last year 550 students benefited from this special financial aid program. 

    Academic Scholarships at Catawba College range from $2,000 to full tuition and are based primarily on academic performance. All students are automatically considered for academic scholarships once you granted admission to the college and complete the Early Scholarship and Financial Aid Estimator Form. For further information regarding scholarships please call 9&040 637-4402 or email admission@catawba.edu

    The John Montgomery Belk Scholarship at Davidson College – Amt.: full tuition room and board (54,000 per year). Students also receive up to 3,000 dollars to pursue international studies during the summer. Criteria: honors student who has demonstrated intellectual and personal success with significant leadership experience. North Henderson can select one student to apply for this scholarship. Interested students please notify your school counselor before November 1st. 

    The Bryan Scholarship at Davidson College – The HHS Scholarship Committee may nominate up to three seniors for this opportunity. This is a $30,000 annual scholarship for student athletes at Davidson (they give two awards to the incoming freshman class one male and one female). Interested students please see your counselor. 

    The Levine Scholars Program at University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a new scholarship program that takes the brightest, most capable students and gives them the tools, resources and environment they need to connect, transform and make a difference in the world. The four-year scholarship includes full tuition, room and board, a grant to implement a service project of the Scholar’s own design, and four summers of experiences that will develop leadership skills, social awareness, and an international perspective. The total value of this four-year package is estimated at $90,000 per in-state student and $137,000 per out-of-state student. To learn more visit LevineScholars.uncc.edu. If you are interested please speak with your counselor about the nomination process. 

    East Carolina University is accepting applications for The Abernathy Scholarship. This scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in Science Education and plan to be a science teacher. Visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/abernathyscholars/ for more information 

    As an entering freshman, East Carolina University offers you the opportunity to earn one of several academic merit scholarships. Candidates for academic merit scholarships should have a cumulative un-weighted GPA of at least 3.5 and SAT scores above 1300, plus rank in the upper 5% of the class. Interested students please visit https://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/universityscholarships/scholarships.cfm

    For a complete list of scholarships available from East Carolina University, please visit: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/universityscholarships/scholarships.cfm

    Scholarships available at Elizabeth City State University can be found at: http://www.ecsu.edu/current-students/student-affairs/student-life/multicultural-affairscouncil/foundation-scholarships.html and http://www.ecsu.edu/administration/chancellor/enrollment-management-retention/financial-aid/unc-campus-base-scholarship.html

    The Odyssey Program at Elon University eight $10,000 scholarships, a one –time grant of up to $4,000 to fund a study abroad experience and a financial aid package of additional scholarships, grants, and loans to meet the student’s full financial need. Interested students must demonstrate high financial need and have a strong record of academic achievement. Visit https://www.elon.edu/u/admissions/undergraduate/financial-aid/odyssey-program/ 

    Elon University offers several merit and need based scholarships. To learn more visit: http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/FinancialAid/grants.xhtml

    A complete list of scholarships available at Fayetteville State University is available at: http://www.uncfsu.edu/ia/development/scholarships and http://finaid.uncfsu.edu/scholarships 

    Furman University invites stellar students to compete for the Herman W. Lay Scholarships. These scholarships cover room, board and tuition and are valued at over $120,000 over the next four years. Applications for all merit scholarships are available at: https://www.furman.edu/financial-aid/aid-types/scholarships/

    Students interested in attending Gardner-Webb University should visit https://gardner-webb.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions/costs-and-financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants/index to learn more about scholarship opportunities. 

    Lenoir-Rhyne University offers very valuable and prestigious academic scholarships, including three full-scholarships and eight full-tuition scholarships. Beyond Honors Scholarships, there are many sources of financial-aid for which students may be eligible. For more information call 1-800-277-5721. 

    Lenoir-Rhyne University has launched a Teaching Scholars program. This scholarship is available to incoming freshmen and is valued at $5,500 per year for four years. The deadline is January 10. Learn more and apply today at https://www.lr.edu/academics/opportunities-for-enhanced-learning/teaching-scholars

    Mars Hill University invites seniors to apply for the Bonner Scholarship. Over four years Bonner Scholars enhance their leadership skills and make the world a better place through 1,400 hours of community-based experience and over 300 hours of training, reflection and leadership development activities. The Bonner Scholarship is offered to select students who demonstrate a high financial need, a commitment to give back to the community, and an ability to succeed academically. Bonner Scholars may receive up to $15,500 over four years. https://www.mhu.edu/academics/engagement/bonner-scholars-program/

    UNC Greensboro offers the UNCG Guarantee scholarship to low-income students with a 3.5 weighted High School Grade Point Average and Composite SAT 1030 OR Composite ACT 20. Students must apply at https://guarantee.uncg.edu/about-guarantee/prospective-students-2

    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers more than forty renewable Merit Awards ranging from $2,500-$12,000 per year. Successful candidates usually present a minimum SAT score of 1200 (ACT 27) and a 3.5 GPA. 

    The Centennial Scholarship at North Carolina State University is awarded toward students interested in the fields of engineering, chemistry, management, international studies, design, apparel, merchandising or retail management. Approximately ten $47,500 scholarships will be awarded to freshmen entering the College of Textiles. https://textiles.ncsu.edu/admissions/scholarships/

    Shelton National Leadership at NC State is a $5,000 renewable scholarship. The criteria include leadership experience, character, community service, commitment to personal growth, commitment to physical fitness, and academic ability (applicants must be solid candidates for admission to NC State University). Students must apply before the first NC State deadline (Nov 1). For additional information and to apply online visit https://sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/college-programs/scholarships/

    The Randolph-Macon College Presidential Scholars Program awards between $5,000-$15,000 in annual, renewable scholarships. Most scholarship recipients will have combined SAT scores of 1100 or above and will be in the top 25% of their class. https://www.rmc.edu/prospective-students/paying-for-college/scholarships-and-aid/freshmen#pres

    University of North Carolina at Asheville: The Pisgah Scholars program is a comprehensive scholarship program offered to first-time applicants who have applied to UNC Asheville by the Early Action Admissions deadline. https://www.unca.edu/admission/financial-aid/types-of-aid/scholarships/

    To be considered for need-based scholarships at the University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill students must complete the FAFSA and the CSS Profile application by March 1, 2020. There is no separate application for most academic scholarships at UNC-CH. Selection is based on the information provided in the application for admission. Some scholarships require students to apply prior to the early action, October 15, 2019 deadline.

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced plans to expand the Carolina Covenant, a groundbreaking program that enables low-income students from around the nation to attend UNC-CH debt-free. Admitted students with a family income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level can attend Carolina-without borrowing a penny- if they work 10-12 hours a week in a federal work-study job. There is no separate application for the Covenant; instead all admitted students who apply for aid by the March 1 financial aid deadline are automatically considered. To learn more please visit www.unc.edu/carolinacovenant

    Merit-Based Scholarship opportunities are available to exceptional students interested in Wake Forest University. To be competitive for most of these scholarships, students typically are in the top 1-3 percent of their class, score well above 1400 on the SAT, and have extracurricular achievements beyond the local level. More information on merit-based scholarships at Wake Forest University can be found on their website at http://www.wfu.edu/scholarships

    North Carolina Wesleyan College offers a full-tuition scholarship package to the top graduate of the senior class. Find all scholarships offered by NCWC here: https://ncwc.edu/scholarships/


    OUTSIDE of NC:

    Auburn University in Alabama offers several Freshman Academic Scholarships. To be considered, the student must have a 3.0 high school GPA along with varying SAT/ACT scores. 

    Boston University Trustee Scholars Program offers 15 new scholarships each year. Trustee Scholars rank in the top of their class and demonstrate exceptional leadership in their school and in their communities. This is a four-year, full tuition scholarship. For more information visit: www.bu.edu/admission/trustee

    The Boston University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship is dedicated to acknowledging those students who have embraced the ideas of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The King-Scholarship will provide renewable full-tuition awards for academically gifted students with proven leadership abilities and a strong commitment to social justice and community involvement. Eligibility criteria include a 3.8 GPA and a 1250 or higher on the SAT. Applications are available online. 

    The Lyceum Scholars Academic Program at Clemson University is America’s first and only university-based academic program dedicated to exploring the moral, political, and economic foundations of a free society. In addition to receiving a four-year scholarship worth up to $10,000, Lyceum Scholars become part of a close knit learning community, gain one-on-one mentorship faculty, and acquire an education available nowhere else. https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/capitalism/lyceum/

    Presbyterian College in South Carolina offers several academic and need-based scholarship opportunities. 

    Savannah College of Art and Design invites students to compete for a select number of scholarships based on academic performance and portfolio, audition tape or research paper. Please visit www.scad.edu/scholarships for specific scholarship requirements.

    Virginia Military Institute’s Institute Scholars Program awards approximately 35 cadets’ full academic scholarships and many other cadets receive partial scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements. Scholarships are competitive and recipients are selected on the basis of academic and intellectual achievement and promise, demonstrated leadership, personal integrity, and qualities of selfless service to his or her community. Call 540-464-7212 for more information.

    Washington and Lee University in Virginia is offering the Johnson Scholarship, which recognizes students who excel in the classroom and rank at the top of their class, yet are also campus leaders and substantial contributors to their schools’ communities. Find out more at https://www.wlu.edu/the-johnson-program

    The Richardson Family Scholarship provides a full, four year scholarship to Wofford College in South Carolina that includes: full tuition, fees, room and board; a monthly stipend for books and miscellaneous expenses; a laptop computer for entering freshmen; summer internships, with one involving opportunity for overseas travel; and a January travel experience. Interested students must be nominated in order to be considered. https://www.wofford.edu/x1495.xml





    EduMed is showcasing 20 scholarship opportunities and other helpful resources that can help Hispanic and Latinx students achieve their college and career dreams. Those scholarships can be found here:  https://www.edumed.org/financial-aid/hispanic-latinx-scholarships-resources/


    www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org makes more than 1,000 sources of financial aid more easily accessible to Hispanic students around the country. The site includes application guidelines and a database of scholarships fully searchable by a variety of categories, including state, college, and field of interest. 


    El Pueblo, Inc has an extensive list of scholarships available to Latino students in NC-- some do not have a residency requirement. For more information visit http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/PDFs/EP_Scholarship_List_for_Students_in_NC.pdf


    An extensive list of scholarships for Latino students is available at www.latinocollegedollars.org


    The National Co-Op Scholarship Program offers 200 merit based scholarships totaling $4,200,000. Applications are available online by visiting the NCCE website at http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html


    Students from churches affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina are eligible for special consideration for scholarship funding made possible by North Carolina Baptists to attend institutions (Campbell University, Chowan College, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill College and Wingate University) affiliated with the Council on Christian Higher Education. Last year 550 students benefited from this special financial aid program. 


    Scholarship for students who are homeless or who have been homeless AND who have demonstrated average or above average achievement can be found at www.naehcy.org

    REMEMBER: these are only a selection of scholarships – there are many, many more out there! Do your research by looking up the scholarships available at the colleges and universities you want to apply to and visit the numerous scholarship websites and search engines below. 

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