• This is a list of some scholarship opportunities you may be eligible for. Please refer to your high school's scholarship page for a more comprehensive list.

Scholarship Self-Tracker

Scholarship Portals/Lists

September Deadlines

October Deadlines

  • Voice of Democracy Scholarship

    The Voice of Democracy is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or in an overseas U.S. military/civilian dependent school. Foreign exchange students, students age 20 or over and previous Voice of Democracy first place state winners are ineligible.

    See attached entry form and information.

    Deadline for local submissions: October 31, 2020
    Contact Sandra Jeffries for more information: 336-686-0456 or email sajeffries2001@yahoo.com 
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November Deadlines

December Deadlines

  • Martin Luther King Coalition of Alamance County Scholarship

    The Martin Luther King Coalition of Alamance County would like to award area high school seniors with our scholarship at the MLK Breakfast Celebration on January 20, 2020. The celebration will be held at Occasion Restaurant in Burlington starting at 8am and the Coalition invites all winners to this celebration. The applicant will be asked to complete the application and write an essay of two pages (doubled-spaced) or less on the following subject:


    All essays should be forwarded through the Guidance Counselor to the MLK Coalition of Alamance County, PO Box 535, no later than December 31, 2019.

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January Deadlines

February Deadlines

March Deadlines

  • Alamance Burlington Retired School Personnel Scholarship

    For ABSS seniors with intention of becoming a teacher. Due March 16, 2020.

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  • North Carolina Association of County Veterans Service Officers Memorial Scholarship

    ELIGIBILITY - The applicant must be a high school Senior and the child of an honorably discharged veteran residing in the state of North Carolina.

    The following information must be submitted for consideration:

    • Completion of the enclosed Financial Questionnaire to demonstrate family income.
    • Letters of recommendation from teachers, and/or members of the applicants’ community.
    • Current high school transcript.
    • A one page essay written by the applicant on “The Meaning of the American Flag and what it Represents”
    • Birth Certificate naming at least one of the parents as a veteran.
    • Member-4 DD 214 of Veteran.
    • NCACVSO Scholarship applications will be accepted annually from September 1st – March 1st of the current year.

    $1000 scholarship

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  • Audrey Feezor Turner Memorial Scholarship 2020

    Two scholarships for $1100 each given to ABSS senior planning to attend community college for a 2-year transfer program. Preference will be given to students pursuing a transfer program but if no qualified applicants apply, they will consider those planning to attend a 4-year college/university. 

    Deadline March 20, 2020, but complete application packet MUST be given to Ms. Bader or your high school counselor BEFORE March 20th because that is the date the counselors must send the applications in.

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  • Burlington Women's Club Scholarship

    Two $1500 scholarships to ABSS senior planning to attend a 4-year college/university. This is similar to the Audrey Feezor Turner Scholarship, and you may apply to both, but this one requires you to be planning to attend a 4-year college rather than a 2-year transfer program.

    Deadline March 20, 2020, but complete application packet MUST be given to Ms. Bader or your high school counselor BEFORE March 20th because that is the date the counselors must send the applications in.

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  • Burlington Kiwanis Education Foundation Academic Scholarship

    Open to students at Cummings, Eastern, Williams, and Western. One student selected per school will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

    Deadline is March 30, 2020

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April Deadlines

  • Alamance County Farm Bureau Scholarship Program

    This scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior that meets the eligibility criteria set forth in this document.  Applicant must enroll in either a four year college or university or a two year college in an agriculture or agricultural related curriculum.  Community colleges and technical schools do qualify.  Applicant must be an Alamance County resident.  Preference will be given to Farm Bureau members.

    This scholarship is valued at $1000.00 per calendar year or academic year and is renewable for three successive academic years.

    The maximum amount of the scholarship will be $4000.00 over a four year period.

    *All successful applicants must re-apply every year to continue to receive money for the successive years. 

    Deadline: April 15 of current application year
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    Please see document below for more information about this scholarship. Deadline: April 17, 2020

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    Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of  U.S. residing in Alamance County.

    Applicants must be attending high schools within Alamance County.

    Applicants must be seniors, or 4th year students who, upon completion of  schools’ requirements, will be eligible for graduation during the current school year.
      - Must possess a grade point average of at least 3.0, 85 (100 pt. scale), B, or the equivalent for the 3 ½  years (7 semesters) of high school attendance preceding the last senior semester.
      - Must attach an official transcript for the preceding 3½ years of high school attendance.
      - Must be planning to enroll in a 2-year, 4-year accredited college or university within North Carolina, or enroll in a specialized trade school located in the State of North Carolina.

    Applicants must comply with U.S. Selective Service requirements, if applicable, but does not have to enlist in a military service.

    Applicants must not have been convicted of any felonies or indictable misdemeanors, as defined under the North Carolina General Statutes.

    Applicants must not be in default or owe refunds to any student financial aid programs, whether private, state, or federal aid programs.

    Applicants must attach a self-written letter to their application explaining why they should be awarded the LCpl. Alan D. Lam scholarship.

    Letter must be typewritten, or computer generated and printed,
    Not longer than 300 words on 1 to 3 double-spaced pages, 
    Formatted with 12 or 14 point font size, and Times New Roman font type (as is the size and type in this application requirements memo), and …
    Applicants’ letters will be judged on grammar, punctuation, content, and originality of thought.

    Applicants must also attach a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, or employer, etc. (must be unrelated to the applicant)

    Deadline for submission of applications and attached, relevant materials is April 15,  annually.

    Send completed application package, together with attached, related documents to:

    LCpl. Alan D. Lam Det. #1209 
    Marine Corps  League  Attn:  Bob Jennings

    P. O. Box #727

    Graham, NC  27253

    Awarded scholarship proceeds will be forwarded to recipient’s school of choice for application to recipient’s bill.

    Recipient must return awarded scholarship if recipient does not attend subject North Carolina college, university, or trade school by the Fall semester, following same-year graduation from high school.

    The Detachment #1209 scholarship committee reserves the right to change, or waive any of the above requirements at any time.

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  • Cone Health Community Services Scholarship for Culinary Arts

    This scholarship is designed to help students who have taken at least one culinary arts course at the Career & Technical Education Center during their high school career. The scholarship is for $500 and is non-renewable.

    Please see application for more information.

    Deadline: April 30, 2021

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  • Alamance County Arts Council

    Students planning to further their education in one of the arts disciplines. Due April 19th.

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  • Macedonia Lutheran Church - Scholarship to Lenoir Rhyne

    $4,500/year renewable for four years

    Minimum 2.75 GPA

    Deadline: April 15

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  • Alamance Women's Community Inc

    Deadline April 30th, 2020

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May Deadlines

  • Delta Sigma Theta - Gladys Outlaw Gallop Scholarship

     Be a U.S. Citizen and a legal resident of North Carolina
     Attend a public or private high school located in an Alamance or Caswell county school district
     Be in good standing and scheduled to graduate high school in the 2018-2019 academic year
     Possess an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
     Plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the 2019-2020 academic year
     Be an engaged participant in academic, artistic, athletic, and/or community-based activities
     Not an immediate family member of a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Immediate family
    includes a spouse, child, parents, siblings, grandparents, legal guardians, or relative living in home


    Deadline May 1, 2019

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June Deadlines

July Deadlines