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  • Bree Elizabeth Miller Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Business & Professional Women's Club Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and strong academic performance. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Charlie Renfrow Scholarship
    $750
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and good sportsmanship. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Crumley Roberts Founder's Scholarship
    $2,500
    February 1
    Sponsor: Crumley Roberts, Attorneys at Law

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

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2400 Freeman Mill Road
    Greensboro, NC 27406

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  • Crumley Roberts Next Step Scholarship
    $2,500
    February 1
    Sponsor: Crumley Roberts, Attorneys at Law

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 3.2. Selection is based on the quality of the essay alone.

    How to apply: Applications are available to be printed online but must then be mailed. An application form, two letters of recommendation, a transcript and an essay are required.

    2400 Freeman Mill Road
    Greensboro, NC 27406

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  • David H. and Betty R. Bucher Engineering Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted to an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • David H. and Betty R. Bucher Nursing Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicant must be accepted to an accredited educational institution. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of community service and extracurricular involvement. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
    $1,250
    April 1
    Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 8263
    Dothan, AL 36304

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  • Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
    $2,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.

    Eligibility: 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.

    How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.

    Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
    110 South Bolivar Street
    Suite 207
    Marshall, TX 75670

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  • Educational Training Voucher Programs for Foster Youth
    $5,000
    January 1
    Sponsor: Foster Care to Success

    Eligibility: Applicants must have been in foster care for their 18th birthday and have aged out at that time, been adopted from foster care with the adoption finalized after their 16th birthday, or have their foster care case closed between the ages of 18 and 21. Students must be residents of Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio or the District of Columbia. Students must be a U.S. citizen with assets worth less than $10,000. Applicants must be at least 17 but younger than 21 to apply for the first time. Students must have been accepted into a degree, certificate or other accredited program at a college, university, technical or vocational school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    21351 Gentry Drive
    Suite 130
    Sterling, VA 20166

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  • Epsilon Sigma Alpha
    $500-$2,500
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, either at the undergraduate level or as a North Carolina teacher seeking training, and must be training to work with special needs children up to the age of 21 in an educational setting. They must agree to teach at a North Carolina public school for at least one year after graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • Ethel T. and Charles T. Larus Scholarship
    $2,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited four-year educational institution. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need, academic achievement and willingness to work. Preference is given to students ranked in the top 15 percent of their graduating class.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: An application form is required.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Frederick E. and Mary Meyer Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Gary Wagner, K3OMI Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Novice Class or higher. Students may be pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of engineering. They must be residents of one of the following states: North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland or Tennessee. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • George and Helen Stowell Scholarship
    $850
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be native residents of Henderson County. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement. A minimum GPA of 3.8 and a minimum SAT score of 1200 are required. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • George and Helen Stowell Scholarship (Medical)
    $4,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 3.8 and a minimum SAT score of 1200 are required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • George F. and Asha W. McMillan Scholarship
    $1,200
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Golden LEAF Scholars Program - Two-Year Colleges
    $3,000 per year
    March 1
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of one of the 73 eligible counties and meet specific income requirements as evidenced by FAFSA information (for curriculum students) or the federal TRIO formula (for occupational education students). Degree-seeking students must be enrolled at least half-time.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • Grace B. Etheredge Scholarship
    $3,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted to a four-year college. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular involvement, character and potential to complete a college education. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    November 1
    Sponsor: Greenhouse Scholars

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college or university. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who reside and attend school in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, and they must demonstrate leadership, perseverance and financial need. Their household income must be $70,000 a year or less. Winners participate in an internship and summer symposium.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1820 Folsom Street
    Boulder, CO 80302

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  • GSK Opportunity Scholarship
    Up to $20,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Triangle Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have held this status for at least one year, and they must be residents of Durham, Orange or Wake County who have lived there for at least one year. They must be enrolled at or planning to enroll at a North Carolina community college or public university. They must be eligible for in-state tuition. Only those who have overcome significant adversity should apply. Selection is based on the applicant's desire for self-improvement and potential for success.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript and one letter of recommendation are required.

    324 Blackwell Street
    Suite 1220
    Durham, NC 27701

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  • H. Louise Eaton Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students intent on becoming high school teachers. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Haddy Harrington Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Hans and Margo Nagel Scholarship
    $2,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Henderson County. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need and overcoming obstacles in pursuit of a better life. Applicants must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Hilary G. Neighbors Scholarship
    $2,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be native residents of Henderson County and graduates/graduating seniors from a Henderson County high school. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need and academic achievement. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Ione M. Allen Music Scholarship
    Varies
    January 23
    Sponsor: Center for Scholarship Administration

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Swain or Transylvania County, North Carolina. They must possess musical talent, attend an accredited conservatory or other institution with a recognized music department and have financial need. All applicants must be interviewed and present a performance.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4320 Wade Hampton Boulevard
    Suite G
    Taylors, SC 29687-0031

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  • James and Mary Dawson and Donald Malcolm MacArthur Scholarship
    $7,500
    April 30
    Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in their third or fourth year at a U.S. or Scottish institution or be a full-time graduate student. Students must be of Scottish birth or decent or U.S. citizens who maintain permanent residence in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 9171
    1443 Laurel Hill Road
    Alexandria, VA 22304

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  • Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
    $500-$5,000
    February 5
    Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, AL 36310

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  • Kenneth R. and Virginia M. Stull Scholarship
    $3,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Kids and Community Scholarship Program
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: Connor Group

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university with a combined family income of $75,000 or less. Students must live in one of the following markets: Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Louisville, Minneapolis, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham and Tampa.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10510 North Springboro Pike
    Dayton, OH 45342

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  • Kids' Chance of North Carolina Scholarships
    Up to $5,000
    Rolling
    Sponsor: Kids' Chance of North Carolina Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students between the ages of 16 and 25 whose parents were killed or injured as a result of a compensable work-related injury or illness. The parent's death or injury must have resulted in a major decrease in family income.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 13756
    Greensboro, NC 27415

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  • L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship
    $500
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attending school in the ARRL Roanoke Division (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia) and be undergraduate or graduate students in electronics, communications or another related field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • Lucile V. Means Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Lula and Levi Wilson Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Mary Evelyn and Harry Laurent Scholarship
    $4,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or graduates of a Henderson County high school. Students must rank in the top 25 percent of their graduating class. Preference is given to students who plan on enrolling full-time. Applicants should have a clear educational objective in their course of study.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Mason H. Hunter Vocational Educational Scholarship
    $2,500
    June 30
    Sponsor: Clemmons Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or recent graduates of West Forsyth High School and enrolled or planning to enroll in at least six credit hours at a community college. Students enrolled or intending to enroll full-time are preferred. Consideration is given to students who are active in community service, hobbies, sports, clubs and have work experience.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 567
    Clemmons, NC 27012

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  • MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
    $2,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship
    $2,500
    March 16
    Sponsor: Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo LLP

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who live in one of the following North Carolina or South Carolina counties: Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, Stanly, Iredell, Alexander, Burke, Robeson, Scotland, Richmond, Anson, Cumberland, York, Lancaster, Chesterfield, Marlboro or Dillon. They must be accepted at or planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must submit a written or recorded presentation on the dangers of drunk driving along with their applications. Selection is based on academic achievement, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities and presentation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, presentation, standardized test scores, an applicant photo, a transcript and two recommendation letters are required.

    1211 East Morehead Street
    Charlotte, NC 28204

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  • NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships
    Varies
    November 30
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
    $3,000
    January 1
    Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145

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  • NCAPA Endowment Grant
    Varies
    June 11
    Sponsor: North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current student members of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA). They must be rising second- or third-year students in an accredited physician assistant degree program. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial aid statement, personal essay and official transcript are required.

    Attn: Kat Nicholas
    1121 Slater Road
    Durham, NC 27703

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  • NCRA Scholarship
    $500
    June 15
    Sponsor: North Carolina Racquetball Association (NCRA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be NCRA members in good standing, be a senior in high school or a college undergraduate and have a "B" overall grade point average.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by calling the NCRA office. The application includes a release form, at least one letter of reference, the teacher report form, a personal essay, an official transcript and a photo.

    195 Hill Lane
    Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

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  • North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Scholarships
    Varies
    February 3
    Sponsor: North Carolina 4-H Youth Development

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling as undergraduates at a four-year North Carolina college or university or a junior or community college in the state, provided the program of study is transferable to a four-year college. Students must also have a strong record of 4-H Club participation, have an excellent high school academic record and show an aptitude for college work through SAT scores. An application form, transcript, photo page and two recommendation letters are required. For some of the awards, financial need is necessary. Some awards have geographic restrictions to regions of the state while others are for a degree program or a specific college or university. Some scholarships are renewable.

    How to apply: Applications are available through each county cooperative extension office in North Carolina by phone or online.

    Shannon McCollum, Extension 4-H Associate
    NCCES 4-H/FCS Team
    NCSU Campus Box 7655
    Raleigh, NC 27695

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  • North Carolina Bar Association Foundation Scholarship (NCBA)
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children of a North Carolina police officer who was killed or permanently disabled while on duty and must be enrolled or accepted to an institution approved by the scholarship committee. They must also apply before their 27th birthday and demonstrate financial need and merit.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • North Carolina Community College Grant
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be North Carolina residents, demonstrate financial need and attend a North Carolina community college for at least six credit hours per semester. Selection is based on financial need.

    How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship
    $100-$3,000
    October 2
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled for at least six credit hours per semester in an undergraduate degree-seeking program at an eligible North Carolina institution and meet satisfactory academic progress requirements. Students who meet the same criteria as the Federal Pell Grant and those with an Estimated Family Contribution of $5,000 or less are eligible for the scholarship.

    How to apply: Qualified students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be considered.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • North Carolina Oratorical Contest
    $1,500-$18,000
    March 18
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of North Carolina

    Eligibility: 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.

    How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local post by email.

    4 N. Blount Street
    P.O. Box 26657
    Raleigh, NC 27611-6657

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  • Oliver Joel and Ellen Pell Denny Healthcare Scholarship Fund
    Up to $3,000
    July 31
    Sponsor: Winston-Salem Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of North Carolina. They must be studying a subject in the field of allied health at an accredited postsecondary institution and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must be seeking a first-time certificate, diploma, associate's degree or bachelor's degree. Master's degree holders are ineligible. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to residents of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin counties. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, tax forms and financial aid award letter are required.

    751 West Fourth Street
    Suite 200
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2702

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  • R. Flake Shaw Scholarship
    $1,000-$4,000
    March 6
    Sponsor: North Carolina Farm Bureau

    Eligibility: Applicants must be North Carolina students who are pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree in an agriculture-related subject. They must be planning to pursue a career in agriculture and demonstrate leadership ability and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are the family members of Farm Bureau members. Selection is based on academic merit, character, stated career goals and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and financial information are required.

    Attn: R. Flake Shaw Scholarship
    P.O. Box 27766
    Raleigh, NC 27611

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  • Rebecca S. Poole Scholarship
    $2,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Rehabilitation Assistance for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Up to full tuition
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be North Carolina residents who are enrolled full-time at a North Carolina college or university. They must be legally blind or have a condition that could result in blindness, and they must be in need of vocational rehabilitation services.

    How to apply: Applications are available from the State Division of Services for the Blind at http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dsb/.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Scholarship
    $1,500
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need, strong moral character, willingness to work and desire to pursue education. Applicants must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Richard Goolsby Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    April 28
    Sponsor: Foundation for the Carolinas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time graduate students or rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must have completed science, business or engineering coursework related to plastics and must be interested in the plastics industry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

    220 North Tryon Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202

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  • Sam A. Mills Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited educational institution. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need, academic achievement and good citizenship. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Scholarship for Children of Disabled, Deceased, Combat and POW/MIA Veterans
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs

    Eligibility: Applicants must be under age 25 and residents of North Carolina, or the natural or adopted child, prior to 15, who was born in and has resided in North Carolina since birth. The qualifying veteran must have been a legal resident of North Carolina at the time of his or her entrance into service. The veteran's qualifying criteria must have occurred during a period of war, or if during peace time, disability or death must have been a result of armed conflict or due to engagement of hazardous service.

    How to apply: Applicants should contact the North Carolina Division Of Veteran's Affairs for application information.

    1315 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699

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  • Shirley Franklin Tyree Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500
    July 1
    Sponsor: Sigma Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American college students currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university majoring in education or enrolled at Central State University or Wilburforce University in any major. Students must have completed 30 credit hours and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay submission is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 667
    Cary, NC 27512

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  • St. Andrew's Society Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish or Scottish-American descent. Students must be entering their third or fourth year enrolled in a U.S. or Scottish college or university. Full-time graduate students may also apply. Scholarship recipients are based on financial need. U.S. applicants must maintain their permanent residence in Mid-Atlantic region (Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia). Generally 5-10 awards are granted each year, totaling in excess of $20,000.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 9171
    1443 Laurel Hill Road
    Alexandria, VA 22304

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  • Stanley Dentistry
    $500
    March 15
    Sponsor: Stanley Dentistry

    Eligibility: Applicants must be seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of dentistry or related area from a North Carolina institution.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3731 NW Cary Parkway
    Suite 201
    Cary, NC 27513

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  • State Contractual Scholarship Fund Program
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be North Carolina residents who are enrolled in an undergraduate program at an approved North Carolina private postsecondary institution and have unmet financial need. They must not be enrolled in a program that is designed primarily to prepare students for religious vocations. Licensure students may also apply if they have a bachelor's degree and are enrolled in undergraduate classes in a licensure program for teachers or nurses.

    How to apply: See your financial aid office for application details.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • Student Incentive Grant
    $700
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Successful applicants must be North Carolina residents enrolled full-time at a state college or university. Study programs cannot be in preparation for a religious career. Students must demonstrate financial need and maintain adequate academic progress.

    How to apply: Contact your financial aid office.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship
    $1,000
    June 30
    Sponsor: Tailor Made Lawns

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current North Carolina residents enrolling in an accredited college or university. Students must plan to pursue studies in environmental engineering, plant sciences, environmental sciences, green technology or related fields. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1003 1st Street W
    Conover, NC 28613

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  • Tip Top Tux Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Tip Top Tux

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors enrolling in a college or university and be residents of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina or South Dakota. Students must complete an application, provide two letters of recommendation, transcripts and an essay describing their goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    500 Floyd Boulevard
    Sioux City, IA 51101

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  • Tom Wilson Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • University of North Carolina Need Based Grant
    $500-$4,200
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in six or more credit hours at one of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina. They must also demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and list at least one campus of the University of North Carolina on it.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • Vena Case Robinson Memorial Scholarship Fund
    $1,000
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Preference is given to students who attended Dana Elementary School. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Vocational Rehabilitation Program
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    Eligibility: The program provides assistance with counseling, job placement and some support services that is not based on financial need. Need is considered for assistance with tuition and fees, transportation and books.

    How to apply: Applications are available from your local Vocational Rehabilitation Office or by mail or phone. The website for the office is www.dhhs.state.nc.us/docs/divinfo/dvr.htm.

    2601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-2801

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  • We've Got Your Back (Easy, No Essay) Scholarship
    $5,000
    September 15
    Sponsor: Sixup Lending

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate college students in a four-year, non-profit, Title IV institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States and reside in one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or Wisconsin.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    77 Van Ness Avenue
    Suite 101
    MS-1223
    San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • William C. Armstrong Scholarship
    $1,500
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from a Henderson County high school. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need and commitment to conservation and preservation of wildlife. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Winifred M. Wyman Memorial Scholarship
    $1,500
    December 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 2.7 is required. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of motivation and academic potential. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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