Updated 4/12/16


April 1st Sandhills Antique Farm Equipment Club Scholarship: This club's mission is to preserve southern agriculture heritage through restoration and display of antique farm equipment at work, and to provide fun and educational family activities for North Carolinians of all ages. This scholarship is intended for students who have an interest in pursuing a career in agriculture. Four recipients from are high schools will receive this $500 scholarship.

Requirements:
  • Scholarship recipient must be a United States Citizen.
  • Scholarship recipient must be a graduating senior of a High School, home school, or private school in Harnett County, NC, and have a 3.0 or higher GPA for the senior year. Four recipients will be chosen from the applications received each receiving a $500 scholarship.
  • Scholarship recipient must attend a North Carolina college or university (2 or 4 year) for the school year the scholarship is awarded.
  • Scholarship recipient must be enrolled full time in a degree program for agriculture or a related field.

Return the completed packet to your Guidance Counselor by April 1st, if you would like us to mail it. If not, make sure you have your transcript before Spring Break, because the packet is due over the break.


April 1st North Carolina Bar Association Scholarship Program For Children of NC Law Enforcement Officers:

This program awards scholarships ranging from $250-4,000 to children of NC law enforcement officers killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. . Applications are available online at http://www.ncbar.org/members/divisions/young-lawyers/ or contact Ms. Jacquelyn Terrell at sections@ncbar.org or call 1-800-662-7407.

Application must be returned to the mailing address on the application no later than April 1, . This is a scholarship that benefits deserving families, so if you know of a family that can benefit from this opportunity, please share this information with one of Triton's Guidance Counselors, so they can contact the student.





April 1st The American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship: Win one of 10 $2,000 scholarships. All you have to do is read an essay on Fire Sprinklers, and take a 10 question "open-book" test on the essay. Each correct answer awards you an entry into the Scholarship Sweepstakes. To apply, go to www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation between September 10 and noon of April 1.



April 1st HEATHER HALES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: April 1- TURN IN TO THS by TUESDAY APRIL 5- following spring break!

Heather Dawn Hales Scholarship Award. The scholarship, in the amount of $5,000, will be awarded over a four year period to a graduating senior from either a Cumberland or Harnett County School who has been accepted and will be attending East Carolina University. It is the intent of the directors who are in charge of awarding the scholarship, and the family of Heather Hales, to award it to a student who will have to borrow money to pay for their education. The applicant must have a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) and the recipient must maintain a GPA of 2.5 at ECU in order to receive the scholarship. The recipient will be required to send a copy of his/her grades at the end of every semester. Only after review of those grades will the money be released. Please fill out the attached application. In addition please write a brief description of your future plans and how you plan to fund your college education, and return it to your counselor.




April 1st PERSPECTIVE TEACHERS SCHOLARS PROGRAM AT LENIOR RHYNE UNIVERSITY
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS APRIL 1
Lenoir-Rhyne University is pleased to announce the launching of the LR Teaching Scholars scholarship program. LR is currently recruiting exemplary high school seniors to receive this prestigious scholarship and develop the skills to become effective teacher leaders for our public schools. Fall 2014 applications are being accepted now. High School seniors should apply at the link below.

edu.lr.edu/teachingscholars


April 1: NC PDK PROSPECTIVE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: April 1- STUDENT MAILS, IF THS MAILS, THE DEADLINE TO THS COUNSELOR IS MARCH 27.

The State of North Carolina PDK Chapter #1398 annually awards scholarships to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK International.
Eligible students must meet one of the following criteria:
Eligibility:
1) High School senior intending to major in education.
2) High school senior intending to major in education who is the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing.
3) High school senior intending to major in education who has his/her reference letter written by a Kappan in good standing.





April 4th DUNN MARY STEWART LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
DEADLINE: April 4

The Dunn Mary Stewart Lion's Club will award a deserving senior of Triton High School a scholarship in the amount of $1000. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a senior in his/her pursuit of a college education. The applicant will be chosen by the Dunn Mary Stewart Lion's Club Scholarship committee based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership, financial need and recreational activities.
Eligibility Requirements:**

  • Student must have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Student must demonstrate involvement and leadership in extracurricular activieis in high school and involvement in the community.
  • Student must be willing to participate in an interview with the scholarship committee.
  • Student must show clear evidence of acceptance by any 4-year accredited college/university.
  • Student must be willing to accept scholarship award at Lion's Club meeting.
  • If the scholarship recipient should cease to attend classes at the school of choice within the school year, any monies remaining shall be returned to the scholarship fund.
  • PLEASE NOTE: A non-returnable photograph and a copy of an acceptance letter to college must accompany each application.


Complete the application linked below and return to guidance with a photo by April 4





April 8th HARNETT COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS, INC.
and NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS, INC. (NCAEOP) SCHOLARSHIP

Harnett County AEOP awards one $500 scholarship to a Harnett County student intending on post secondary education. (Junior/Community college or 4 year university/college). Students must be Harnett County residents and a graduating senior. The local winner is then automatically submitted to the district level of the NCAEOP scholarship competition.

The North Carolina Association of Educational Office Professionals, Inc. awards annual scholarships in the amount of $9,000+. Total scholarships are awarded by State, District, Local and National in excess of $50,000 annually. Applications are received on the local level with winners advancing to District, State and National competition. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, initiative and financial need. An alternate recipient shall be selected.

To qualify, the scholarship applicant must: 1. Photograph (see cover sheet for directions)
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be a graduating high school senior who has applied for admission in a post-high school program or a freshman in a post-high school program.
  • Submit a completed application with the following attachments:

One-page biographical sketch on “Why I Am Choosing to Further My Education.”

Most current official high school transcript which he/she is currently enrolled, to include grade-point average, standing in class, scholastic aptitude test scores and other pertinent information.
  • Graduating senior in high school, in addition to the high school transcript, must attach a letter or statement of acceptance from post high school that states the applicant has been accepted as a full-time student and the course of study the applicant is pursuing. Freshman in post-high school program, in addition to the high school transcript, must attach a letter or statement from the school which states that the applicant is currently enrolled as a full-time student and the course of study the applicant is pursuing.

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation as outlined below:
    • One (1) from a principal, counselor or other school administrator which should describe that student’s activities and leadership record in school, personal traits, character, initiative, home background and student’s financial need.
    • One (1) from a teacher.
    • One (1) from someone other than a member of the sponsoring association or the applicant’s family.
  • NO other information on the nominee will be accepted.

The application is provided below. Please return your completed application to your counselor by April 8, 2016.



April 8: Erwin Garden Club Scholarship



The Erwin Garden Club will award up to two Triton senior a scholarship from $100-$500. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist the student in pursuing higher education. The recipient will be selected by a committee from the Erwin Garden Club and will be based on scholastic record, citizenship and need.

Please submit the attached application, letters of recommendation and transcript to your counselor by the deadline.

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April 11: Rebecca Munn Stanfield Memorial Scholarship Endowment:

This fund provides scholarships to support graduating seniors or graduates from Triton High School, Midway High School, or any other high school and who have an immediate family member who attended, taught at, or was employed at Dunn High School. The term "immediate family" includes: mother, father, grandparent, great grandparents, or other legal guardians. "Immediate family" does not include aunts and uncles, unless they are the student's legal guardian(s). Eligible applicants must be citizens of the United States and must have been accepted to an institution of higher learning, such as technical school, trade, school, community college, junior college or university and have plans to enroll on a full-time basis.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • The student’s immediate family must have attended, taught at or been employed at Dunn High School. The term “immediate family” includes mother, father, grandparents, great grandparents, or other legal guardian. This does not include aunt, uncle, etc. unless they are designated as a legal guardian.
  • The student must show clear evidence of acceptance by a technical school, trade school, community school, junior college, college or university.
  • The scholarship is open to all students without regard to race, national origin, sex, religious beliefs or physical impairments.
  • Past academic achievements and financial need will be factors for determining the recipients of a Rebecca Munn Stanfield Memorial Scholarship.

CRITERIA

  • The criteria to be considered in selecting the applicants for the scholarship are:
  • The student must enroll in a full-time academic program for the fall semester/quarter of the year the scholarship is given.
  • The student must be a United States citizen.
  • The student must be of good moral character, in the judgment of the Scholarship Committee.
  • The student must provide complete information on the source and amount of other scholarships and grants that have been awarded to them or which they have applied.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Complete and submit a signed, completed application (linked below) to NCCF no later than April 10.

LINK TO APPLICATION HERE: http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/show?id=1234&from=32


April 11: Juberg-McCaskill Citizenship Award


The Juberg-McCaskill Citizenship Award is a $500 schoalarship which will be presented each year at Triton High School. The award has been established in honor of the service of Jerry Juberg and Sparky McCaskill for their service as model citizens to the community, state and nation. This award is measured not only in service to needy areas, but to promote good citizenship to others by example.


Please complete the application linked below and attach a transcript. Return all materials to THS Counselors by the deadline of Deadline: April 11.


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April 11: Erwin Good Hope Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship



The Erwin Good Hope Hospital Auxiliary will offer a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a Triton High School graduating senior. Deadline for submitting completed application package is April 10.
  • Scholarship requirements:
    1. Complete scholarship application
    2. Include 2 letters of recommendation – one teacher and one pastor/friend
    3. Write an essay (typed) describing his or her school and other activities and stating intentions for further education
    4. Include transcript information, verified by school guidance counselor (counselor will attach)
    5. Must plan to enter some area in the medical field

Point system for selection:
  • Applicant will be entering the medical field 0-20 points
  • Extenuating economic circumstances 0-15 points
  • Typed essay 0-10 points
  • High School extracurricular activities/honors 0-10 points
  • Community/church involvement 0-10 points
  • Health Occupation classes 0-10 points
  • Family ties to Good Hope Hospital 0-5 points
  • GPA 0-5 points
  • SAT 0-5 points
  • Work history/experience in the medical field 0-5 points
  • Total possible points 100 points

Return to your Guidance Counselor by April 11



April 11: The Scott Murray Horne Scholarship (Swift Textile)


This Scholarship is presented in the memory of Scott Murray Horne (1969-1993), the son of Kelly and Sharon Horne or Erwin. Scott was killed in a job-related accident at Swift Textiles of Erwin in August of 1993.
While attending Triton High School, Scott was not only a leader, scholar, and athlete but also one who was involved in extracurricular activities. Scott’s congeniality made him a favorite among his peers. A big, dimpled smile always announced the presence of the man-child who exuded kindness, courtesy, a warm personality, and the ability to get along well with others.
Appropriately, the scholarship in the sum of $500 is given to a deserving male and female female who exhibits the same characteristics exemplified by Scott and can be used in the institution of the recipient’s choice.
  • Student must be accepted by a four year institution or community college.
  • Student must embrace good citizenship
  • Student must be active in extracurricular activities
Return the attached application with 2 letters of recommendation to your counselor by April 11.
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April 11th John and Willa Robinson Memorial Scholarship

The John and Willa Robinson Memorial Scholarship was established in the year 2000 to honor the memory of Dunn residents John and Willa Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson’s ten children attended Harnett County Schools and many of them became educators (to include a College President) and business leaders in cities throughout the United States. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson were strong supporters of education and were very active citizens in the Dunn community.

This one-time $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Triton High School senior each year. The scholarship will be payable to the student and the institution at the rate of $500 per semester upon verification of enrollment by the educational institution. This scholarship must be used within one year of graduation from high school.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Student should be eligible for graduation from Triton High School in the school year of application

  2. Student must provide proof of acceptance to a 4 year college or university

  3. Student must have demonstrated high moral character, honesty and academic promise.

  4. Financial need will be considered

Application Process

  • 1. Complete an application in its entirety and submit it to the Triton High School Guidance Office by the announced deadline.

  • 2. Attach a personal essay that also describes his/her educational plans and career goals. Essay should not exceed 1 typed page

  • 3. Include a letter of recommendation from a teacher

  • 4. Include a letter of acceptance from the college or university they plan to attend

Selection Process

  • A committee will be established by Triton High School Guidance Department to review all applications and select the recipient. This committee shall include representatives from Trinity AMEZ Church of Dunn as designated by the church pastor and beginning with the year 2001.

  • Your counselor will attach a transcript to this application. You do not need to make a separate transcript request.

  • John and Willa0001.pdf




April 12th FORT BRAGG- SAME SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline: April 12 - student is responsible for mailing this scholarship if it is not turned in prior to SPRING BREAK!

The Fort Bragg Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) again has college scholarships it will award. The total scholarship fund for 2014 is estimated at $16,000. Scholarships will be awarded to the most deserving applicants based on academic achievement and participation in extracurricular activities.
The applicant must submit a completed application by April 12, (address below).

To be eligible for a scholarship the applicant must meet the following requirements within an engineering, architectural, or construction management curriculum:
(1) Be a high school senior who has been accepted, or is planning to enroll, at an accredited college or university,
or Be a current undergraduate student at an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate degree program,
or Be a current undergraduate student at a technical community college with an associate degree program, after which the student plans to transfer to a four-year school with an engineering, architectural, or construction management curriculum.

(2) Have a minimum of a B average (3.0 on 4.0 scale), whether high school or college.

(3) Provide a completed application form to include: letters of recommendation (maximum of 3) from high school or college advisors, academic instructors, or work supervisors; a copy of the latest high school or college transcript; a copy of SAT/ACT results; and an approximate 500 word essay.




April 13th: North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship or Bob R McGuire Memorial Scholarship:

DEADLINE: APRIL 13th
Student is responsible for mailing this scholarship if it is not turned in before April 13. It is due on April 20th to the scholarship committee's office.
If mailing yourself, send to:
Scotland County Department of Social Services
C/O Rhonda Cox
PO Box 1647
Laurinburg, NC 28353

Award of $1000 (500 per Semester)

CRITERIA TO APPLY:
  • At least one parent must be a member of the North Carolina Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program (through either Child Support services or Clerk of Court services).
  • Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and a graduating high school senior.
  • Applicant must have been accepted by a North Carolina school of higher learning: a College, University, Community College or Technical School. Applicant needs to attach a copy of the acceptance letter.
  • Applicant must have maintained an overall C average or above during his/her high school career.



April 14th: Friends Fighting Cancer Scholarship:


The purpose of the FFC Scholarship is to provide educational opportunities for children or grandchildren of current or former cancer patients who may lack the resources for higher education. The scholarship is a one-time payment and would be for attendance at a university or community college. The value of the scholarship is $5,000.

Due to Guidance on April 14


Eligibility

  • Must reside in the Harnett Health System service area.
  • Applicant, Parent, or Grandparent is currently or has been a cancer patient.
  • Possess qualities of good citizenship.
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A Personal Essay explaining how Cancer has affected you/your family and Post Secondary Plans
  • High school transcript





April 14th: Literary Review Book Club Scholarship:
Deadline April 14

Lit Review Book Club is offering a $500 scholarship to two (2) deserving seniors.
Students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, be involved in extracurriculars, be accepted into an accredited institution of higher learning for either an associates degree or a bachelors degree in the fall.

Application Packet must include:
  • Completed Application
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Transcript
  • Essay
  • Copy of Acceptance Letter




April 15th NATIONAL HARNETT HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
The National Harnett High School Alumni Association, Inc. (NHHSAAI) scholarship fund was organized in November, 1971 for the purpose of providing financial assistance to high school seniors who wish to further their education at postsecondary institutions of higher learning.

The awards are given annually and are NOT RENEWABLE. Students attending four-year institutions may be awarded up to $1000, whereas, students attending vocational or community colleges may be awarded up to $500.

The scholarship committee has set up specific selection criteria for awarding these scholarships to students. Each student will be assessed against standards of high academic potential, personal motivation, and strong moral character. Also, financial need of the applicant will be taken into consideration.

Scholarships will be awarded to students who meet the criteria set up by the committee. Notification of awards will be made by June. All applications must be postmarked no later than APRIL 19.
Those postmarked after April 19 will not be considered.

The scholarship committee may choose to interview each of the applicants prior to making the selections.
Purpose
  1. To motivate students to achieve their life ambitions through higher education.
  2. To provide financial assistance to students in need of financial aid.

Eligibility
  1. The student's immediate family or descendants must have attended The Harnett High School (formally Harnett County Training School).The term immediate family refers to wife, husband, son, daughter, mother, father, uncle, aunt, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandmother, grandfather or legal dependent or guardian.
  2. The student must show clear evidence of acceptance by any accredited college/university or vocational/community college.
  3. The student must enroll in a full-time academic program for the fall semester/quarter of the year the scholarship is given.
  4. The student must show evidence of academic promise and be capable of maintaining a high scholastic average. He/she must also have strong character traits based on recommendations included with the application for the scholarship.

This application must be postmarked by April 18th, but if you would like THS to mail it for you, please turn it in by April 15th.

Follow link below for application:
http://www.harnetthighalumni.com/Scholarships/tabid/61/Default.aspx


April 15th- DHS FRIENDS SCHOLARSHIP
UPDATED APPLICATION POSTED 2.29.16 - DO NOT USE AN OUTDATED APPLICATION
DHS Friends will be be offering two scholarships in the amount of $2500 for 2016 graduates.A
ll applications and required documents will be mailed from THS Student Services on April 15.
Any applications turned in after that date will have to be mailed directly to DHS Friends, PO Box 4, Dunn, NC 28335 no later than April 18, 2016.
Any applications postmarked after April 18 will not be considered.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The student’s immediate family must have attended or taught/been employed at Dunn High School. The term “immediate family” includes mother, father, grandparents, great grandparents, or other legal guardian. It does not include aunts, uncles, etc. unless they are designated legal guardian.

The student must show clear evidence of acceptance by any accredited college, university or vocational/community college.
The scholarships are open to all students without regard to race, national origin, sex, religious beliefs or physical impairments.

CRITERIA
The criteria to be considered in selecting the applicants for the scholarship are:
1. The student must enroll in a full-time academic program for the Fall
Semester/Quarter of the year the scholarship is given.
2. The student must have a high school academic GPA of 2.63 (85) or
above.
3. The student must show evidence of academic promise.
4. The student must demonstrate involvement and leadership in extra-
curricular activities in high school, the community
and chosen religious affiliation.
5. The student must demonstrate high moral character and embrace
good citizenship.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
1. Secure an application from the guidance office and submit a signed-
completed application to the guidance department no later than the
designated date set by the high school.
2. Include, with your application, at least two letters of
recommendations. One should be from a school official such as your
school counselor, teacher or administrator and one from an employer,
pastor, community leader, etc.
3. The applicant must attach a 250 word or less, typed essay describing his or
her educational career and goals.
4. Include a copy of your transcript.
5. Include a non-returnable photograph.
6. Include permission from applicant and parent/legal guardian for
release of photo/info to media.






April 15: ALICE TART BUTLER-BAGGETT SCHOLARSHIP by DUNN HIGH SCHOOL FRIENDS

Applications and required documents will be mailed from THS Student Services on April 15.
Any applications turned in after that date will have to be mailed directly to DHS Friends, PO Box 4, Dunn, NC 28335 no later than April 18, 2016.
Any applications postmarked after April 18 will not be considered.

In order to perpetuate the memory of Alice Tart Butler Baggett, the Butler-Baggett Scholarship Fund was established after her death on January 5, 2007 for the purpose of providing financial assistance to high school seniors who wish to further their education. The scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis and are not renewable.

The Butler family will be awarding one $1,500 scholarship in 2016 to a student who is planning to attend Barton College, Campbell University, UNC-Chapel Hill or Western Carolina University.

The Butler-Baggett Scholarship Committee will select the recipient. The scholarship committee may choose to interview each of the applicants prior to making the selection. An alternate shall be selected in the event the original selected student does not follow through with all requirements. Notification of awards will be made during the designated ceremony at the school. All applications must be completed no later than the designated date set by the senior’s respective high school. The payment of the scholarship will be made directly to the institution upon written verification of the student’s enrollment from the school to the treasurer of DHS Friends. Each recipient will be given a scholarship verification letter at the time of the scholarship awards ceremony to present to the college registrar at the appropriate time.

ELIGIBILITY

The student’s immediate family (mother, father, grandparents, great grandparents or other legal guardian) must have attended, taught or worked at Dunn High School
The student must provide a letter of acceptance and must plan to attend Barton College,Campbell University, UNC-Chapel Hill or Western Carolina University.

CRITERIA

The student must enroll in a full-time academic program for the fall semester of the year the scholarship is given.
The student must have a high school weighted academic GPA of 2.63 (85) or above.
The student must demonstrate academic promise, high moral character, and good citizenship.
The student must also show involvement and leadership in extra-curricular activities in high school, the community, and chosen religious affiliation.

APPLICATION

Submit a signed, completed application to the guidance department. Include at least two letters of recommendations: one from a school counselor, teacher or administrator, and one from an employer, pastor, or community leader.
Attach a typed essay describing a goal set and obtained (300 words or less).
Include a copy of school transcript and a non-returnable photograph(with signed release for possible publication).





April 15th KELLIE'S KREW FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The Kellie's Krew Foundation is awarding a $1000 scholarship to a recipient that exemplifies outstanding community service and involvement, advocacy, and/or volunteerism.
Students who apply must meet the following criteria:
  • minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.5
  • be accepted into an accredited Bachelor's Degree program
  • complete an application that includes an essay that addresses your life goals,
    community involvement and any influential experiences that you've had.

Please turn this completed scholarship application in to your Counselor by April 11.




April 15th Harnett County Veterans Council Scholarship
Deadline: April 15 to MAJOR STEVE JONES

Harnett County Veterans Scholarship is awarded to graduates of Harnett County High Schools to assist them in furthering their education. To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be one of the following:
  • a student who was enrolled and satisfactorily completed a minimum of 2 years of JROTC courses
  • a student who is the son, daughter, or grandson/granddaughter of a Harnett County veteran and has a 3.0 GPA.




April 15th NORTH CAROLINA SOCIETY for ACCOUNTANTS SCHOLARSHIP:

Deadline is April 15*
Student is responsible for mailing this scholarship if it is not turned in prior to SPRING BREAK!

This scholarship was established to provide assistance for deserving students who indicate a desire to enter the profession of accounting. Applicants must be NC residents. Visit NC Society for Accountants Scholarship. This is a $600 scholarship.




April 15th: Light on the Hill Society Scholarship: This scholarship was created by the UNC Black Alumni Reunion Planning Committee. This scholarship is for African-American students who are attending UNC-Chapel Hill. There are two separate scholarship opportunities; One valued at $2500 per year and another at $2000 per year. To apply, visit alumni.unc.edu/loth. The online application packet is due on April 15. However, this is right after Spring Break, so you need to see your Guidance Counselor about getting your official transcript sent before Spring Break, if you plan to apply for this scholarship.


April 15th The UNCG Guarantee Scholarship: This is more than a scholarship. Recipients of this award will not only receive Full Tuition to UNCG. Recipients will also be involved in a program that includes workshops, mentoring, studying abroad, and leadership training. This scholarship's goal is to assist academically sound disadvantaged students. Applicants must have a 1000 SAT (Critical Reading + Mathematics) or a 21 Composite Score on the ACT, must have completed their FAFSA, must qualify for Federal Student Aid, and must fall under the HHS 2014 poverty line. For more information about eligibility, visit www.guarantee.uncg.edu/apply/eligibility. Priority is given to students who apply before March 1, however students may still apply after March 1. UNCG have not said when the actual drop dead deadline is, so check the website for availability. To apply, Click Here.

April 15th PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIP-LOAN

Deadline is April 15- student completes online.

This a competitive, merit-based scholarship-loan program available to students who have chosen to enter the education profession. The annual award will be $2,500 per year for students enrolled full-time. Applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher, received a score of 900 or better on the SAT or and ACT score of 19.

Visit: www.CFNC.org/PTSL or www.cfnc.org/ftnc for applications.

April 15th HARNETT COUNTY HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION-

Preference given to students of Harnett County HBA members and/or students pursuing a career in a construction related field such as drafting, engineering, carpentry or electrical . Amount of the scholarship is $1,000 and for one year. Three students from Harnett County High Schools will receive this scholarship.

Eligibility
  • The first preference for the scholarships will be to students of Harnett County HBA members and/or students pursuing a career in a construction related field. Construction related field is to include: drafting, engineering, carpentry, electrical, etc. However, all students entering their freshman year at a four year college or two year technical college can be eligible for these scholarships depending on the number of applications received.
  • Length of Time
  • Scholarships will be for one year.
  • Criteria
  • Scholarships will be awarded by an evaluation committee who will review all applications. First preference will go to student attending college or technical school in NC and have immediate family member affiliation with Home Builders Association.
  • Scholarship Number and Amount
  • There will be 3 scholarships given each year in the amount of $1,000 each.
  • Timetable
  • Scholarship winners will be announced each year at Senior Scholarship Night in the spring.

Application Process

  1. Complete application linked below, including one-page essay.
  2. Gather 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, ministers, etc. These letters should not be from family members. The letters should include how long the person has known you and comment on your intellect, leadership, work ethic, creativity, or any other information that they believe would be valuable to the evaluation committee.
  3. Get a copy of most recent report card and transcript. These grades will be verified with your school counselor.

Mail all to:

Harnett County Home Builders Association

PO Box 701

Erwin, NC 28339

NOTE: Application packets must be received by April 15, If you would like your Counselor to mail.




April 15: STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOLARSHIP (SEANC):

Student is responsible for mailing this scholarship if it is not turned in prior to SPRING BREAK!
For active and associate members, their spouses and dependent children. The SEANC scholarship awards annual scholarships in three categories: financial need, merit and members only. 24 university or 4-year college scholarships are awarded (12-merit based and 12-financial need) and 4 scholarships (2-merit based and 2-financial need) are awarded to students enrolled in a junior college, community college or technical school.

Applications may be downloaded at the SEANC website at www.seanc.org and must be postmarked by April 15, 2016.

April 18th State Employees Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship:

Valued at $10,000, payable at $1,250 per semester for tuition and books to one of the 17 constituent campuses of UNC System.
One winner will be selected from Triton High School.
  • Criteria:
    • Must be attending a NC traditional public high school
    • Must be a US citizen and resident of NC
    • Must be attending one of the 16 UNC system universities
      • You must include a copy of your acceptance letter with your application packet.
    • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA
    • Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement.
Preference will be given to students whose parents or guardians and family members are public sector employees who live and work in North Carolina.
Return the attached Application and Consent Form to your Guidance Counselor by April 18.





April 20th HARNETT COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP:
The Harnett County Association of Educators (HCAE) prides itself in awarding four Harnett County seniors a scholarship each year. The amount of the scholarship will depend on the results of HCAE’s fundraising efforts for this cause, but will not be less than $400.00. These scholarships are intended for those seniors that are interested in a career in education.

Return this scholarship application to your counselor by April 15. The application packet includes an essay and 3 letters of reference.




April 20thThe 4H South Central District Scholarship:

The South Central District 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association is giving away a college scholarship to a youth in the SCD 4-H Program. I have attached the short application. Their priority is for a 4-H member that is currently accepted at a university but has not received a 4-H scholarship. Please return your completed application to your Guidance Counselor by April 20th, 2015.




April 22nd: ASHLEY MOORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:
Deadline: April 22

Southbend Manufacturing is proud to offer the Ashley Moore Memorial Scholarship to an outstanding Triton senior. This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who has excelled academically, particularly in English, a subject that Ashley loved. Please return the application below to the guidance office by April 22.




April 22nd Dunn Jr. Woman's Club Scholarship:

THIS SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE AWARDED THIS YEAR TO A TRITON JUNIORETTE CLUB MEMBER.
IF YOU ARE A MEMBER, PLEASE SEE DJWC CLUB PRESIDENT, STACY CAMPBELL FOR APPLICATIONS.


April 22nd: American Legion Post 59 - Dunn Scholarship
Deadline: April 22

The American Legion Post 59 in Dunn awards scholarships at graduation to deserving seniors. The scholarship is given to a senior who plans to further their education in any field. The scholarships can be used at 2 or 4-year insitutions.
$200 each semester and it is automatically renewable.
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April 22nd NC ALPHA DELTA KAPPA-GAMMA PI SCHOLARSHIP for FUTURE EDUCATORS (1 female selected from each of the 4 High Schools in Harnett County)
and
CHARLES WHITNEY BRADHAM - GAMMA PI SCHOLARSHIP for FUTURE EDUCATORS (1 female selected from Triton High School only)


Eligibility Requirements:**
  • Female member of the Senior Class
  • Academic rank in top 20% of class
  • Good character
  • Participation in extracurricular activities (school and community)
  • Planning to pursue a career in education

Data to be submitted to your local scholarship committee
  • Completed application
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or school staff member
  • Updated transcript showing rank in class, current SAT scores, etc.

Return your application to your Guidance Counselor by, April 22, 2016.
For Triton Students, submission of the attached application form, will qualify you for consideration for both Gamma Pi Scholarships.





April 22nd HARNETT HEALTH LADIES AUXILLARY SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline to THS Counselors: April 22nd
To support the effort to encourage graduates to seek professions within the medical industry. The Harnett Health System Auxiliary will award two $1,000.00 scholarships to Senior Graduates of Triton High School, Erwin, North Carolina. The scholarship will be awarded to a person entering a medical program of study in a Community College or University. The $1,000.00 scholarship is a one-time gift and will be awarded to a graduate based on academic achievement and financial need.






April 22nd Dunn Erwin Rotary Club Scholarships
Deadline: April 22
The Dunn-Erwin Rotary Club offers two $500 scholarships for students who will attend community colleges and one $1000 scholarship for students who will attend 4-year colleges. Please complete the appropriate application below and return to guidance by April 22.





April 22nd: Louis G. Joseph Memorial Scholarship

DEADLINE: APRIL 22

The Louis G. Joseph Memorial Scholarship is named in memory of Louis G. Joseph. Louis dedicated over 45 years of his life helping others as a member of the Erwin Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 30 of those years he spent as Chief. He was very passionate about his work as a volunteer and always went the extra mile. Louis helped so many during his tenure both personally and professionally. He would assist families who had just lost everything from a fire with clothes for the parents and children from his business; he always would say that we were just doing god’s work. He was a man who was certainly admired and so well respected and we will never forget him and his service.

For his dedication and service to this community we are honoring him with this scholarship in his name. Louis was very passionate about education for the younger generation and one of the last things he had discussed with one of his daughters was to make sure her son got a college education.

The amount of the scholarship dollars awarded will be a minimum of $800.00. Money will be paid directly to the financial aid office of the college to which the student plans to attend. The scholarship is nonrenewable and available to high school seniors only. In the event the recipient has received 100% scholarship/financial aid at the school they plan to attend, the Louis Joseph Scholarship money will be awarded to an alternate candidate.

Eligibility Requirements :
  • Applicants must be high school seniors who reside in North Carolina.
  • Applicants must plan to pursue an education at a college or community college upon graduation from high school.
  • Applicants must have a family member who is a current or retired member of a Harnett County Volunteer Fire Department.
  • Special consideration may be given to applicants with family members who are or have been members of the Erwin Fire Department.
  • Character, financial need, service to the community and scholarship are factors that shall also be considered in scholarship selection.
  • Complete the application linked below and return it to your counselor by April 22


April 22nd: The Cleveland & Wilhelen Haynes Wright Scholarship Fund
DEADLINE: APRIL 22 to THS Guidance

The Clevelnad & Wilhelen Haynes Wright Scholarship Fund will award a $500 scholarship check to two graduates of a selected high schools who enroll in a 4 year Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in Tennessee, Mississippi, or North Carolina.
  • must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • must be a SR and attending a Historically Black College
  • 500 word double spaced essay
  • 2 letters of recommendation from pastor, teacher, employer - on letterhead w/ signature
  • copy of acceptance letter





April 27th: R.A. Gray Memorial Scholarship Applications

Due to THS Counselors by April 27 in order to meet the May 1 deadline to organization.


Eligibility
Only high school seniors may be nominated for selection.
Students nominated by the Local School Committee must plan to attend a four-year college in North Carolina.
Students nominated must have a high school weighted academic average of 3.8 or above.
Students nominated must be United States citizens and must be a Harnett County resident for at least three years prior to graduation from high school

Criteria
The criteria to be considered in nominating and selecting the applicants for the scholarship are:
scholastic achievement
involvement in extra-curricular activities in the high school
involvement in community and church activities
high moral character
dependability
conscientiousness
physical vigor

Student Selection
From the total nominations received by the Scholarship Selection Committee, one high school senior from Harnett County will be selected to receive a $1500 scholarship.




April 28th Coats Lions Club - M. O. Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 28

A $1000 scholarship will be given to a deserving THS Senior who plans to attend college in the Fall and meets the following requirements:

Requirements:
  • Must be an FFA member at Triton High School in good standing
  • Must have a demonstrated financial need
  • Preferred to be a LEO club member
  • Preference given to those that live in the Coats School District




April 28th Hawk Pride Athletic Booster Club
Due to your counselor by April 28th
The Hawk Pride Athletic Booster Club awards two $500 scholarships to a male and female athlete who have excelled not only in athletics but also in academics and community involvement.
  • Applicants must:
  • 1. be accepted to an institution of higher education
  • 2. have participated in at least one junior varsity or varsity sport each of their four years of high school
  • 3. have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0
  • 4. provide a letter of recommendation from a coach including comments on sportsmanship, work ethic, leadership, dedication and practice attendance
  • 5. provide two letters of recommendation from teachers, minister, scout leader, etc.
  • 6. complete the application linked below by the deadline (April 28).




April 29th: Justin Delain Miller Memorial Scholarship
Deadline April 29- EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 10

Justin was a 2001 graduate of Triton High School. While at Triton, he excelled as a student and an athlete. He was a great friend to his team mates and to many of his fellow classmates. Justin played basketball his freshman year, football and baseball all four years. As quarterback Justin lead the Hawks to back to back winning seasons in 1999 and 2000.
On June 7, 2013, Justin lost his four year battle with nonhodgkins lymphoma. During this period Justin never gave up. He fought with the same determination as he had as a student athlete while at Triton. During this battle his heart, determination and loving personality was an inspiration to anyone who met Justin during this time and to the ones that already knew him.
This $500 scholarship is given in memory of Justin Delain Miller by his family and friends and will be awarded to an individual who played baseball, football or both that plans on continuing their education at a community college level or at a university and will be payable to that school. The recipient must have shown the same admired characteristics that were admired in Justin.




April 29th Hal Bradley Scholarship

To the scholarship applicant:

As you consider making application for the Hal Bradley Scholarship, you need to know that Hal Bradley was a very special person who dedicated himself to helping hundreds of students in Harnett County during his thirty plus years as a teacher and coach. Coach Bradley was a man of the highest integrity. By example, deed, and expectations he taught honesty, dependability, perseverance, and values. He would expect the same type of traits from students who apply for the scholarship that bears his name.
This $500 scholarship will be awarded to the student who meets the following criteria and best exemplifies the values Coach Bradley taught:
  • 1. Plans to attend a 4-year college or university
  • 2. Has an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • 3. Is a citizen of the United States
  • 4. Has been a Harnett County resident for at least 3 years prior to graduation
  • 5. Personal characteristics must include high moral character, involvement in extra curricular activities, physical vigor (preferably lettering in one or more varsity sports), and involvement in community activities

Deadline: April 29






American Legion Post 109 ~ Americanism Award
DEADLINE:
ONE SCHOLARSHIP IS GIVEN TO A MALE AND ONE TO A FEMALE

Award is limited to the graduation class because of the candidate’s position on the threshold of entrance upon a more extensive period of education or upon entrance into the bread-earning world. Following is a basis of weights which is used in choosing award recipients.

Courage: Ability to stand up for the right and do one’s duty; a quality of the intellect and will.
Honor: Strength and stability of character; high standards of conduct; keen sense of what is right; adherence to truth and conscience
Leadership: Ability to lead and cooperate in accomplishing objectives through group action.
Patriotism: Evidence of unfailing love of country and loyalty to its institutions and ideals; a desire to secure the blessings of liberty to mankind and to posterity.
Scholarship: Scholastic attainment; evidence of industry and application in studies.
Service: Kindliness; unselfish; fellowship protection of the weak; and promotion of the interests and welfare of others without thought of personal reward.

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