• 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. To help track your scholarship search, please download the spreadsheet below. 
  • Scholarship Tracker

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  • 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:


    "IF DR. KING WERE ALIVE TODAY, WHAT CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUES WOULD HE ADDRESS?"


    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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  • NORTH CAROLINA HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND

    General Eligibility Criteria For High School Seniors:

     Applicant is of Hispanic background (one parent must be fully Hispanic or both parents must be half Hispanic).

     Applicant is a graduating senior from a North Carolina High School

     Applicant has a four-year cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale (3.5 on a 5.0 scale)

    Deadline: January 15, 2020

    See website for more info: http://thencshp.org/programs/nc-hispanic-college-fund/

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  • 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

    $1000

    Deadline May 1, 2019

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  • Alamance Women's Community Inc

    Deadline April 30th, 2019

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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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  • 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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  • Pearl Berlin Scholarship

    • Must be a resident of Guilford, Forsyth, Rockingham, Randolph or Alamance County, North Carolina.
    • Must be a graduating high school senior entering an accredited institution of higher education in the fall.
    • Must be a self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or straight ally.
    • Must have demonstrated service, or a desire to serve, the LGBTQ community.

     

    https://guilfordgreenfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2019-Pearl-Berlin-Scholarship-Application.pdf

    Amounts awarded up to $3,000. Multiple scholarships up to $1,000 OR a single scholarship up to $3,000 will be awarded each spring.

    Scholarship applications opened on November 1, 2018 and will close on March 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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  • Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation Scholarship

    Deadline: January 24, 2020

    https://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship

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  • Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scholarship

    Better Business Bureau Serving Central North Carolina Donna Easter Student Ethics Awards

    Description The Better Business Bureau Serving Central NC is offering four (4) awards to graduating seniors from designated NC counties who will enroll at any accredited two or four year colleges, technical colleges, or universities in the fall of 2019.

    These awards can be used for room, board, books and fees only. These awards cannot be used for tuition. These awards are not renewable.

    Total Awards will be $17,500 — • 1 for $7,500 • 1 for $5,000 • 2 for $2,500 each

    Award recipients will be announced in April 2019.

    Eligibility To be considered, a candidate must:

    • Be graduating from a high school in one of the listed areas (this includes Alamance County)

    • Be attending any two or four-year college, technical college, or university beginning in the fall of 2019

    • Be in good academic standing and show proof of community service and leadership while in high school

    • Submit a 500-word essay describing how you handled an ethical dilemma you faced Application Due by April 12, 2019

    Apply online: go.bbb.org/gso-ethicsawards

    You will submit:

    1 > entry form

    2 > 500 word essay describing how you handled an ethical dilemma you faced

    3 > resume demonstrating: Leadership Describe any extracurricular work or school-related activities, including awards/honors or offices held.  Community Service Describe activities outside of school and within your community, such as church or special community activities. Include awards/honors or offices held. Academic Achievement Describe awards received relating to academic achievement and describe post-secondary education plans.

    4> copy of your most recent transcript

    You can pick up an application in your school’s counselor’s office.

    See attached file for application information.

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  • Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund

    $2,500 scholarship

    Due: March 31

    Application Criteria:

    a. US Citizen or permanent resident of US
    b. GPA of 3.0/equivalent or higher (out of a 4.0 scale)
    c. High School Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or university
    within the fifty states or District of Columbia.
    d. Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra
    curricular activities.
    e. Combined adjusted income of the parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000.

    Please read application attached to be sure you are eligible to apply.

    https://jmscottmemorialfund.org/apply/

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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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  • Pi Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

    The Pi Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated would like to invite seniors to apply for a scholastic scholarship to assist with the first year of their college education. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated is the nations’ first Greek letter organization for college-educated African American women. The sorority has a long-standing tradition of recognizing academic achievements and encouraging young people to further their education by attending the nation’s colleges and universities. Pi Omicron Omega being a local chapter would like to continue in this tradition by providing scholarship moneys to students in the community it serves.

    We are offering scholarships to qualified minority high school seniors in the amounts of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or five hundred dollars ($500.00). This opportunity will be available to students who plan to continue their education at a two or four-year college or university. Students in good standing at any of Alamance County’s high schools may apply for the scholarship. An eligible student in good standing will be able to document, on the scholarship application, achievement in academics, involvement in community service activities, leadership, and participation in extracurricular activities, exemplary character and financial need. Each applicant will also be required to submit a personal essay, an official high school transcript, and two (2) letters of recommendation with the scholarship application.

    Scholarship applications and all supporting documents should be mailed to the address below and postmarked no later than Monday, May 7, 2019:

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

    Pi Omicron Omega Chapter

    Attn: Scholarship Committee

    Post Office Box 2006

    Burlington, NC 27216-2006

    Scholarship recipients will be notified of the scholarship award by May 29, 2019. Scholarships will be used only to help defray the cost of educational expense at two- year or four-year colleges or universities. At the time of the school’s award day program, recipients will be given a copy of the check. The final scholarship award will be made under the following conditions: (1) Graduation in the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded and (2) Acceptance and documentation of registration in a two or four-year College or University for the academic year of 2019-2020. Scholarship awards will be forfeited if the above criteria are not met and will be awarded to other deserving applicants.

    Additional questions regarding the application process may be addressed to Dr. Lizzie M. Alston, or Ms. Carolyn Long Scholarship Co-Chairs who are contacts for the Pi Omicron Omega Scholarship Program. You may reach Dr. Lizzie M. Alston at (336) 585-0950 or Ms. Carolyn Long at (336) 380-0215. The members of the Pi Omicron Omega Chapter Scholarship Program Committee look forward to considering your students’ applications.

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  • Alamance Burlington Retired School Personnel Scholarship

    For ABSS seniors with intention of becoming a teacher. Due March 1, 2019.

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  • GFWC Burlington Woman’s Club Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship

    Local BWC: $1000 first place, Runner-up: $500

    District 4 winner: $2500, Runner-up: $1250

    State winner: $3000/year for 4 years, Runner-up: $1000

    Must be in top 25% of graduating class

    Read eligibility before you start the application.

    Due November 1, 2019

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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, 2019

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  • LCPL. ALAN D. LAM DETACHMENT #1209 SCHOLARSHIP

    LCPL. ALAN D. LAM DETACHMENT #1209 $500 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS/INSTRUCTIONS
    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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  • BOB R. MCGUIRE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AND THE NORTH CAROLINA CHILD SUPPORT COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP

    Please see document below for more information about these scholarships. Deadline: April 20, 2018

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  • 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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  • 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, 2019
     
    Contact Sandra Jeffries for more information: 336-686-0456 or email sajeffries2001@yahoo.com 
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  • 10 Scholarships

    Please see file below for an assortment of 10 scholarships you may be eligible for!
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