Graduates are the future promises of a nation. So they need to be safeguarded in every way. Their education is also a significant concern, as a percentage of the youth find it difficult to balance everyday living with educational expenses. Universities are generous enough and assist financially to support the students in need and are academically forward. Various schools, non-nonprofit organizations, and private companies have such enrichment. Academic as well as professional achievements are considered for the scholarship. The most acceptable scholarship options come from merit-based scholarships, which are a prominent figure of students annually. Maintaining a decent G.P.A. score ensures scholarship options for graduates. Financial assistance is available in fellowships, grants, and other tuition aid. Some of the specific scholarships dedicated to the region of North Carolina are discussed here.
1. Next Step Scholarship
The Next Step Scholarships are open to community college students in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. Three scholarship programs have been developed to enhance college-bound students in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama chases their dreams. The Next Step Scholarship, the Chairman’s Scholarship, and The Little Red Jumpsuit Tour Scholarship are mentioned. This had been the thought of Crumley Roberts, who firmly believed in persistent learning. The students transferred to an accredited four-year college or university in the coming fall are eligible to apply. About $30000 has been used as scholarships for students to date.
Provided by: Crumley Roberts
Deadline: January 31 January 31
2. LGFCU Scholarship
The scholarship helps pay for college and trade school expenses. About 25 scholarships are awarded every year to help graduate high school seniors and students attending colleges, universities, and trade schools. The amount is paid to the school and can be applied for tuition, books, computer, and other fees. Those applying for the scholarships have to be members of LGFCU with a personal Share Account or joint Share Account with a parent or guardian. The students should have a minimum 3.5 GPA, be full-time undergraduate or student of the trade school. The official school transcripts have to be submitted with two references and the application.
Provided by: Local Government Federal Credit Union
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors
Deadline: February 1 February 1, 2022
3. Carolina Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Fund
The scholarship funded by Carolina Credit Union Foundation and credit unions in North Carolina and South Carolina provides financial education chances for about 30 years. Several collaborative opportunities are carried out to make the community healthier. More than a hundred high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students get eligibility in receiving the scholarship by the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation annually. Last year, a combined total of $383,000 was disbursed in the name of the scholarship to students. They need to qualify for the scholarship with a G.P.A. of 3.0 and be enrolled or plan to be enrolled as a full-time student in the approaching year. They should also be a credit union member with an excellent reputation.
Provided by: Carolina Credit union foundation
Deadline: February 1 February 1, 2022
4. Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship
The Aubrey Lee Brooks endowed Trust has been recognized for providing scholarships for up to 17students who are graduating high school seniors from a 14-county area of North Carolina. The central administration for the Brooks Foundation is provided by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority. The students to get eligible for the scholarship has to be graduating N.C. H.S. senior and permanent resident of Ambulance, Bertie, Ca swell, Durham, Forsythia, Granville, Guildford, Orange, Person, Rocking ham, Stokes, Surrey, Swain, or Warren county. The student can also be planning to enroll, seeking a degree for a full-time course at N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, or UNI-Greensboro for the first time. They should also have a considerably significant financial need to apply for the Program and have Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Expected Family Contribution (EFC), which is not beyond the permitted limit set by the Program. The application has to be complete, and an electronic copy of the S.A.T. and A.C.T. score sheet academic transcript with final grades for the most recent Fall semester should be attached. From the 17 scholarships offered by the Foundation, one is dedicated to a student from Greensboro and High Point and a senior at N.C. The applicants have to include the details of merit, leadership references, character details, and the student’s urge to get ready for a profession and live sound and informed to the nation.
The selected Brook Scholars also get the opportunity to acquire supplementary funding for summer internships, research, or travel abroad and a one-time computer stipend of $2,500. If the student remains a proper citizen, maintains the 2.75 cumulative G.P.A., and remains enrolled at an eligible institute full time, the financial assistance continues and can be renewed.
Provided by: College Foundation, Inc. (of North Carolina)
Amount: UP to $12,000
Deadline: February 14 February 14, 2022
5. A.C.B. Scholarship Program
The American Council of the Blind’s (A.C.B.) Scholarship Program, established in 1982, and the American Foundation for the Blind (A.F.B.) have now come together to recommend scholarships for educational purposes and ranges from $2,000 to $7,500. The eligible individuals have to be attending a technical college or as an entering freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student. The help is mainly extended to post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board, and other added costs allied with adaptive technology.
The prime eligibility is that the student has to be blind, maintain a G.P.A. of 3.0, be a full-time student, and be a significant part of the community and other local activities other than their participation in school.
Provided by: American Foundation for the Blind (A.F.B.)
Amount: $2,000 to $7,500
Eligibility: Freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student.
Deadline: February 14 February 14, 2022
6. 2022-2023 HSF Scholar Application
The HSF scholarship application for the current year is now open. Becoming an HSF scholar will open doors to getting admitted Scholar Support Services like career services, mentor ship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training, which seem priceless and qualified for the scholarship. More than 10,000 students who are outstanding in their activities are selected annually from a group of applicants. Career services are also available, which supports the student in deciding on internship and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners. They can also get appropriate criteria to submit Scholar Conferences applications, including the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, and Healthcare Summit.
The scholars are selected based on merit, and the amount varies with the applicant’s need. They should be of Hispanic descent, U.S. citizens, maintaining a G.P.A. of 3.0 for high school students and 2.5 for college graduates. They should have a plan to get enrolled in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school in the U.S. for a full-time course for the coming academic year 2022-23. Beyond the general scholarship funding, the Scholars might also get lucky in receiving an amount that ranges from $500-$5,000 and is disbursed to the students straight.
Provided by: Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Amount: $500 – $5,000
Eligibility: High School/ graduate students
Deadline: February 15 February 15, 2022
7. Opportunity Scholarships
Exceedingly motivated undocumented students who cannot continue their college education due to the lack of financial requirements are considered through the scholarships by The Dream.Us. The students might be facing a severe crisis due to the inaccessibility to federal aid, restricted access to state aid, and having to pay out-of-state tuition are considered eligible. The scholarship for the current year is open, and two scholarships are offered. One is for high school students and the other for community college graduates. The scholarship amount will cover tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals at one of our Partner Colleges capable of a maximum of $80,000 for a bachelor’s degree. The award can be renewed annually, but you must remain enrolled in a full-time course.
Provided by: The Dream.Us
Eligibility: Undocumented students
Deadline: January 31 January 31, 2022
8. Red Thread Scholarship Awards
The initial year entrants to a U.S. college or university program in Fall 2022 who are women belonging to international backgrounds, including students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, are eligible to apply for the Red Thread Scholarship Program. There are no requirement criteria regarding G.P.A. or U.S. residency needs. The application has to be carefully completed as it contains various -answer questions and two essays. This has to be accompanied by a letter of recommendation. The submission needs to be made online before the deadline is crossed.
Provided by: Red Thread Foundation for Women
Deadline: February 26 February 26, 2022
9. Michael A. DeMayo Arrive Alive Scholarship Program
Local high schools seniors get the golden opportunity to take part in the yearly scholarship program by Michael A. DeMayo Arrive Alive and get the support for college education. About 15 high school seniors residing and attending schools in selected counties served by the firm are considered for the application. The firm will be awarding a total of $37,500 in college scholarships to the students belonging to Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union (N.C.), Cabarets, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, Stanly, Ire dell, Alexander, Burke, Robeson, Scotland, Richmond, Anson, Cumberland, York, Lancaster, Chester, Union (S.C.), Cherokee, Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Dillon. To qualify for the Program, the student has to apply for full-time enrollment at a four-year university or college. The application must be submitted in a completed format and an essay, S.A.T. scores, transcripts, and letters of recommendation. Further details are available in the link.
Provided by: DeMayo Law Offices, L.L.P.
10. The National Federation of the Blind’s Annual Scholarship
After analyzing their accomplishments and proficient professional aspirations, the annual scholarship for blind scholars awards more than $120,000 across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Currently, around 30 scholarships are provided based on merit. Along with academic fineness, the student should express service in the community and demonstrate leadership qualities. The winners have succeeded in career in computer science and engineering to civil rights law and international diplomacy.
The applicants must be legally blind in both eyes, residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and 18 years by July 5, 2022. They should be continuing or planning to chase a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in the fall. They should also be attending the complete N.F.B. National Convention and its programmed scholarship program activities.
Provided by: National Federation of the Blind
Deadline: March 31 March 31, 2022