Below is a listing of some of the available scholarships.
For a complete listing of scholarships or for additional information, please contact the Financial Aid Office located in the Office of Student Development (in the "A" building on the Dobson Campus) 336-386-3529.
The Big Book of College Scholarship and Financial Aid Information
This 200 Free Scholarship List is created by Black Excel. They have featured over 1,000+ scholarships on their website. Remember that most groups provide scholarships on an annual basis, so don't stress yourself over any one particular deadline. Students are advised to target "good" scholarship sources...and apply every year.
Regardless of your sex, race, disability academic achievement or career goal, this list has something for you. This is an excellent place to start when conducting your scholarship search. Please visit http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html for additional information.
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 4th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline - June 18
Application Process Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Full details are available on our site.
AES Engineers Scholarship
The consulting firm of AES Engineers Scholarship is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.
To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our Web site: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.
Amount of award: $500.00 / Deadline for entry: October 8
Further information, including previous winners, is available on our Web site at: http://www.aesengineers/com/scholarships.htm
Allegacy Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Mel Hughes Scholarship Program
This annual scholarship program provides educational assistance to members for post-secondary(undergraduate) education. Four(4) $1,300 scholarships for college/university students and four(4) $250 scholarships for community/technical school students are awarded annually. The applicant must be a full time student enrolled in at least 12 semester hours or a high school senior accepted on a full time basis at an accredited post-secondary institution. The application period is November through February. To receive this scholarship, the student must be a member of Allegacy.
If you apply for, but are not selected to receive a Mel Hughes Scholarship, your application may be submitted for consideration of a General Fund Scholarship (eligible in any state).
For more information about this scholarship, please email Student Loan Services at email@example.com. You may also call (336) 774-4138 or (800) 782-4670 ext. 4138.
American Welding Society Foundation, Inc.
There are several National and District Scholarships available from this organization.
Please visit the Financial Aid Office for further information and applications.
Awards range from $500 - $2,000 / Starting Deadline for Fall entries is February 15.
The deadline is approaching for the 2010 B.Davis Scholarship.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.
Applications must be received by May 27, 2013 Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline - June 21, 2013
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Scholarship
The North Carolina Baptist Scholarship provides funds for students who are members of churches in friendly cooperation with the Baptist State Convention of NC and are enrolled in one of the five universities/colleges affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of NC.
Affiliated Universities and Colleges: Campbell University, Chowan University, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill College, Wingate University.
Complete the on-line application (scholarships.ncbaptist.org)
Applications must be received by April 1, 2013 to be considered for the following academic year.
Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team Program
The Coca−Cola Scholars Foundation has announced the establishment of the Coca−Cola All-State Community College Academic Team program, providing up to $450,000 in stipends.
Basic eligibility: Nominees must have at least a 2.5 GPA, have some community service or be employed part- or full-time, and be enrolled in at least two courses during the upcoming fall term at a two-year institution.
Complete a resume and reference letter and return to the Financial Aid office by April 30. The Financial Aid office will nominate a student.
For more information, including campus contacts and complete eligibility requirements, see www.coca-colascholars.org
Will be awarded to five NC Community College Students who are in a "transfer" program and will be attending a four-year college or university in the Fall. See their website for additional information.
The Davie County Arts Council is offering five $1000 scholarships for students concentrating on Visual Arts (2 or 3 dimension), Drama, Dance, Music or Literary studies.
*Must be a resident of Davie County
*High school senior up to junior in college
*Majoring or planning to major in arts program at college level
In order to be considered, scholarship applications must be turned in to the Davie County Arts Council by March 1, 2011.
Application and additional information may be found at www.daviearts.org.
This annual scholarship of $500 is designed for any student presently enrolled in a college or university and studying in the field of education.
Application is enclosed.
The Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
To qualify for an Edward M. Armfield Sr. Scholarship, each applicant must be either:
- A May graduate of a public high school in Surry County, NC with plans to enter an accredited college/university, junior college/university or Surry Community College in the fall.
- A May graduate of Surry Community College who previously graduated from a public high school in Surry County and who plans to enter an accredited four-year educational institution in the fall as a junior.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need as determined by the Armfield Foundation using The College Board SCC / Financial Aid PROFILE, academic performance, extracurricular activities and other criteria developed by the Foundation.
Current Surry Community College students or Surry Early College students must obtain a copy of their college transcript from the Registrar's Office and submit it with the Armfield Foundation Scholarship Application.
Interested applicants should pick up scholarship application from the Financial Aid Office. Completed application are due to the Financial Aid Office by February 5.
The $1,000 scholarship is meant for students who are pursuing computer related academic majors. Applications for the scholarship are reviewed by our selection committee and a top applicant will be chosen after the April 1st deadline.
Our site, Education-Portal.com, is a higher learning website designed to support students who are making decisions concerning their academic and employment future. This scholarship is a way for us to give back to the academic community and help aspiring computer technology students reach their goals. We have only received a small handful of applicants so far, so please help us spread the word about this new scholarship to your students.
34 scholarships valued at $300 each. See the Financial Aid Office for more information.
Surry Community College Foundation, Inc.
See the Financial Aid Office for application
The purpose of the Spainhour Scholarship is to assist outstanding Surry Community College graduates who wish to continue their business or business-related education at accredited, four-year private or public institutions of higher learning.
Contact Lees-McRae's Financial Aid office for additional information.
Will provide grants of $750 per semester, including summer term for curriculum students and up to $250 per semester for occupational education students to be applied toward tuition, registration fees, and related expenses at the community college where they are enrolled.
See the Financial Aid Office for an application.
Awards a minimum of eight $1000 scholarships each year - four to current healthcare college students and four to high school seniors or adults who are accepted in healthcare programs. (Acceptance may be pending at the time of application for scholarship.)
Visit their web site for additional information.
Contact: Jessie Carter, High Point University Transfer Counselor - 336-841-9148
Two competitive, full-tuition scholarships in the amount of $15,700 each will be awarded annually at the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention, assuming there are applicants who qualify.
To be considered, candidates must have earned 60 quarter hours or 45 semester hours with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher in a university-parallel program by the end of the fall term preceding enrollment; they must be candidates for a Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship/Fellowship; they must apply for and be accepted by the University at least four weeks prior to the national convention; they must be nominated by vote of their college faculty or the designated faculty committee; they must submit an essay, organized around the four functions of Phi Theta Kappa, which describes how they have inculcated and applied those ideals; and they must be recommended by their chapter advisor with specific reference to how the candidate has inculcated the ideals of leadership, scholarship, service, and fellowship.
Recipients will be designated Phi Theta Kappa Hallmark Fellows. Phi Theta Kappa Hallmark Fellowships are renewable, provided the student maintains a grade-point average of 3.25, or higher.
Contact: Jessie Carter, High Point University Transfer Counselor - 336-841-9148
Phi Theta Kappa Fellowships in the amount of $6500 will be awarded automatically to members of Phi Theta Kappa who apply for and are admitted to the University; who are active members of Phi Theta Kappa during their sophomore year; who are recommended by their chapter as persons who embody the ideals of Phi Theta Kappa; and who have earned their associate's degree in a university-parallel program with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Recipients will be designated Phi Theta Kappa Fellows. Phi Theta Kappa Fellowships are renewable provided the student maintains a grade-point average of 3.25, or higher.
Contact: Jessie Carter, High Point University Transfer Counselor - 336-841-9148
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships in the amount of $4,500 will be awarded automatically to members of Phi Theta Kappa who apply for and are admitted to the University; who are active members of Phi Theta Kappa during their sophomore year; who are recommended by their chapters as persons who embody the ideals of Phi Theta kappa; and who earn their associate's degree in a university-parallel curriculum with a cumulative grade-point average between 3.2 and 3.49. Recipients will be designated Phi Theta Kappa Scholars. Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships are renewable provided the recipient maintains a grade-point average of 3.25, or higher at High Point University.
The Home Depot® Trade Scholarship Program
Will award more than 500 students enrolled in building and construction trade programs $1000 to help offset the cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies. English and Spanish applications are available online at www.homedepot.com/tradescholarship.
Application Deadline: April 30
Winners will be announced in September.
Application is included.
The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.
The U.S. scholarship program is very large in the geographic area it covers (usually about 75 percent of the country), the number of applications (4,000 to 6,000 in recent years), and the amount of money available for awards (more than $70,000 in 2009-2010). The Foundation's U.S. scholarship program is operated by approximately 400 volunteers around the country with support by the Foundation Director and American Mensa's office staff. Applicants need not be Mensa members.
The scholarship process begins Sept. 15 and ends with the scholarship application deadline of Jan. 15.
$4,500 worth of prizes will be awarded. Both US citizens and foreign students currently attending a US college, university, or another institution of higher education are eligible to participate. The essay should explore the place culinary traditions hold in one's cultural/ethnic identity. For more information and submission guidelines, visit My Recipe - My Heritage Scholarship Essay Contest
National Federation of the Blind
See www.nfb.org/scholarships for the National Federation of the Blind 2009 Scholarship Application.
Deadline: All documentation must be received by March 31.
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Applications for the 1009-10 Outstanding Minority Accounting Student Scholarships must be post marked by March 5.
Application can be printed from the NCACPA website by visiting www.ncacpa.org, click on 'students', 'scholarships', and 'Outstanding Minority Accounting Student Scholarship'.
NC Association of Extension Home Economics and NC Extention Homemakers Association: Jane S. McKimmon, Estelle T. Smith and Dazelle P. Lowe Educational Scholarship Fund
In 1977, the principal from these funds was invested to provide scholarships for college students. The purpose of the scholarships is to assist students in obtaining a college education in any field of study to a degree in family and consumer sciences.
Scholarship Guidelines (pdf)
Deadline: February 1
The North Carolina Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program offers grants to foster youth and former foster youth to attend colleges, universities, and vocational training institutions. Students may receive up to $5000 a year for four years as they pursue higher education. The funds may be used for tuition books or qualified living expenses related to post-secondary education.
Triad Mensa: Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships
The only eligibility requirements are that the applicant be enrolled, for the academic year following the award, in a degree program in a accredited American institute of post-secondary education, and be a resident of the area of the participating local group of American Mensa. For the general awards, the applicant need not be a member of Mensa nor qualified for Mensa, and the general awards are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of post-secondary education and financial need.
Awards will be made on the basis of an essay of fewer then 550 words, which describes the applicant's career, vocational, or academic gal toward which the scholarship it to provide aid.
Entries will be judged and awarded at three levels: local, regional and national. Awards are made in amounts ranging from $300.00 to $1000.00
To download and print an official entry form via the Internet, Visit the Triad Mensa site for the appropriate link at: http://www.triad.us.mensa.org or go directly to: http://www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships/ and enter your zip code.
Deadline: Postmarked by January 15
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships
In partnership with USA TODAY, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, the Coca-Cola Foundation, American Association of Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa, the All-USA/All-State Community College Academic Team Programs honor 370 students with nearly $500,000 in stipends annually. These programs share a common application and eligibility criteria.
All-USA Community College Academic Team Program
New Century Scholars Program
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
For additional information please visit http://www.ptk.org/become-a-member/scholarships.
Deadline: December 1
Designed to attract the most promising high school and community college talent, provide students an introduction to the business of power plant operations, support students' completion of targeted two-year Associate Degrees and ultimately provide a career opportunity with Progress Energy. Contact information is included.
NC Youth Advocacy & Involvement Office
The NC Youth Advocacy & Involvement Office (YAIO) offers summer internship opportunities in virtually all areas of State Government to college, community college, graduate, and law students.
Please see the following documents for further information:
Ralls Summer Intership Memorandum
Ralls Internship Program Flyer
Ralls 2009 Intership Program Booklet
Completed applications and all application materials should be submitted to:
Internship Program Youth Advocacy & Involvement Office
1319 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1319
Consider a PAID summer internship!
Salem College awards transfer students for their academic excellence. Scholarships are based on a review of their completed application and are renewable annually if the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships - Students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa are eligible for $10,000 in scholarship to be renewed annually.
Contact information is included.
Several different scholarships are listed with deadlines. See their web site for application.
Attention State Employees and Children of State Employees
Is your mom or dad a state employee/retiree and a SEANC member? Are you and SEANC member? If so, you are eligible to apply for a SEANC scholarship. Obtain your application from the SEANC Web site at www.seanc.org, your guidance counselor or your financial aid office. The deadline to apply is April 15th.
To qualify participants must have a completed FAFSA.
For more information contact the SEANC Office at 919-833-6436 or 800-222-2758 or your District Scholarship Chairman.
Students must complete biography and return it to the Financial Aid Office.
Deadline for biography is July 31.
State Board of Refrigeration Examiners Scholarship
For students who are enrolled in or plan to enroll in either an Associate in Applied Science Degree Program of Study in HVACR or an Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in Commercial Refrigeration Technology.
Two or more scholarships will be awarded annually depending on the available funds. The annual amount will not be greater than the total of the students' tuition, books and supplies for two semesters of the calendar year.
Scholarship applications are available in the Financial Aid Office
Deadline: January 1
UNCG Community College Presidents' Scholars Program
For Students Transferring to UNCG
See Financial Aid Office for additional information.
Deadline: May 1
Deadline for Fall is September 25
One scholarship per college valued at $500 each. Application is enclosed.
Return application to the Financial Aid Office
For SCC Faculty and Staff Only
National Research Council for the National Academies:
Applications Sought for Postdoctoral and Senior Research Associateship Awards
The National Research Council of the National Academies announces 2009 Postdoctoral and Senior Research Associateship Programs to be conducted on behalf of over 100 research laboratories through the United States representing nearly all U.S. governmental agencies with research facilities. Programs provide opportunities for Ph.D.,Sc.D or M.D. scientists and engineers of unusual promise and ability to perform research on problems largely of their own choosing, yet compatible with the research interests of the sponsoring laboratory.
For detailed information see http://www.national-academies.org/rap or send questions to:
National Research Council of the National Academies
Fellowship Programs Office, Associateship Programs
500 5th Street NW, Keck 568, Washington, DC 20001
Tel:(202) 334-2760 Email: email@example.com
Annual application deadlines: February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1