Updated 3/12/15

Appalachian University – ASU offers many different scholarships with deadlines starting on November 1st. Some scholarships require applications, while other scholarships are based on your general college application. To be considered for these scholarships, apply to ASU before November 1st. For more information, visit http://admissions.appstate.edu/scholarships/view-all.

Belmont University: Belmont University offers a variety of merit-based scholarships. The application for admission to the university serves as the merit-based scholarship application. Priority consideration for scholarships is given to those applications received by December 1. Roughly a third of the 2013 freshman class received academic merit scholarships. For more information about Belmont University, visit http://belmont.edu/.

Campbell University:
Campbell University: Gladys Baars Campbell Endowed Scholarship. This is a full-tuition scholarship to Campbell University. More information will be available concerning this scholarship in the near future.

East Carolina University:
  • ECU Living-Learning Communities: ECU has a variety of Living-Learning Communities. These communities provide students with a chance to become better involved with students and professors who have similar professional interests. Students have the opportunity to live with other students with the same professional goals, and will be able to participate in numerous educational opportunities. Many of these LLCs have scholarships associated with the programs. Examples of ECU's Living-Learning Communities include; Honors College LLC, Biology LLC, Chemistry and Physics LLC, Future Pirate Nurse LLC, Music LLC, and Engineering LLC. To learn more about the programs, Click Here and follow the links to the specific Living-Learning Community that interests you. Different LLCs have different deadlines, so research your specific interests now.

Elon University
  • January 10th Elon University Teaching Fellows: This program is for students who are prospective educators. Recipients of this award will receive $5,500 per year as a part of their 4-year preparation as a teacher. This award is in addition to any other Elon University Merit scholarships received by the student. If interested, visit www.elon.edu/elonnctf. They also encourage you to contact their program assistant direct, Jennifer Fish, at jfish5@elon.edu. Online applications must be submitted by January 10, 2015.

Erskine College:
  • November 15th Erskine College Presidential Scholarship: Similar to what used to be called the EB Kennedy Scholarship. This is a “full-ride” scholarship to Erskine College. To apply, students must submit their application to Erskine College and their scholarship essay by the deadline of November 15, 2014. For more information about the scholarship and the school, visit http://visit.erskine.edu/apply/presidential-scholarship/

Davidson College:
  • September 15th Davidson College Bryan Scholars: This is a scholarship program for students who excel both in the classroom and in athletics. Eligible sports are Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track, Track and Field, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling, Lacrosse, and Field Hockey. Bryan Scholars present outstanding academic records, are strong leaders in the classroom and in their sport, and are impact players at the NCAA Division 1 level. If you believe these apply to you, see Mrs. Thompson in Guidance no later than Monday, September 15th, 2014.

Gardner Webb University: Gardner Webb offers scholarships with amounts ranging from $3,000 to $12,500, depending on the student’s academic profile and whether the student is an on campus resident or off campus commuter. In order to determine the amount of institutional scholarship or grant you are eligible to receive, you must first apply and be accepted to Gardner-Webb. Your award amount will be included in your acceptance letter from the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
There are also additional scholarships one can compete for. If a student applies before December 1, 2014, they will be contacted by an admissions counselor, if they qualify. For more information, Click Here.

Lenoir Rhyne University:
  • January 10th Lenoir Rhyne University Teaching Scholars: They are recruiting exemplary high school seniors to receive this prestigious scholarship and develop the skills to become effective teacher leaders for our public schools. FALL 2015 applications are being accepted now with priority consideration being given to students applying by January 10, 2015, but students can still apply as long as there are spots available. Apply at edu.lr.edu/teachingscholars.

Marist University: Each year, Marist University, in Poughkeepsie, New York, offers 17 four-year full tuition technology scholarships. Students must first apply for admission at Marist University, atwww.marist.edu/admission before February 1, 2015, and declare Computer Science and Mathematics as their program of study. Potential scholarship recipients will be identified once an admission decision has been finalized, and an interview witht he dean and/or faculty will then be set up. For additional information, visit www.marist.edu/technologyscholarships.

Methodist University: Students are automatically considered for specific merit-based scholarships when they apply. Click Here to view a Matrix showing scholarships for which you may qualify.

N.C. State University:
  • Visit http://www7.acs.ncsu.edu/financial_aid/schphs.html to learn about Various Scholarships to N.C. State University.
  • All students who apply for admission by November 1 and apply for financial aid by submitting the //Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)// by March 1 will automatically be considered for need-based academic scholarships.
  • October 25th NC State Centennial Scholars Program: This Full Tuition Scholarship is designed for students interested in NC State University and who are interested in a career field such as engineering, business management, chemistry, polymer chemistry, forensics, medical fields, international studies, design, apparel, sourcing, fashion, merchandising, or retail management. You must be nominated by Triton High School, therefore, speak to your counselor no later than October 25th, 2014.

  • November 1st NC State University General Hugh Shelton National Student Leadership Scholarship: This is one of the USA's most prestigious scholarships for student leaders. It is awarded to an entering freshman at NC State, valued at $10,000 per year, renewable upon satisfactory academic progress and leadership involvement. Deadline for high school seniors to submit the online application to the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center is no later than 5:00 p.m. November 1, 2014.
    Applicants are expected to excel in the following categories:
    • Leadership Experience and Potential
    • Personal Character and Integrity
    • Orientation towards Community and Service
    • Commitment to Personal Growth
    • Physical Fitness and Well-being
    To apply, Click Here.

NC Wesleyan College: Students are automatically considered for specific merit-based scholarships when they apply. Below is a Matrix showing scholarships for which you may qualify. Email David Gurganus @ NC Wesleyan College for more information. DGurganus@NCWC.EDU

Presbyterian College: Presbyterian College offers a strong scholarship program in addition to its need-based aid program. In the fall of 2013, approximately fifty percent of the incoming freshman class received merit-based scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on merit, need, and date of college admission application. Many of these scholarships require you to apply for admission before November 15, 2014. For more information about PC, visit http://www.presby.edu/.

School of Visual Arts: For information on scholarships offered for the School of Visual Arts, Click Here

UNC-Asheville: Visit http://financialaid.unca.edu/scholarships for more information about UNCA’s scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

UNC-Chapel Hill:
  • The UNC-Chapel Hill Scholarship Program seeks to identify students who demonstrate academic achievement and exhibit strong leadership potential. Successful Scholarship recipients show clear evidence of an abiding commitment to their local communities, and eagerly seek ways to implement positive change. Scholarships provides $9,000 annually for N.C. students, and the equivalent of tuition, fees, room, and board for out of state students. The award is renewable for up to eight semesters provided Scholars maintain a 3.0 GPA. Apply for admission to UNC-CH by early November to qualify. Prospective recipients will be contacted. Visit http://uncscholarsprogram.com/ for more information.
  • November 15th The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship: A "full-tuition" scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill, for aspiring writers. Students must apply to the UNC-Chapel Hill by October 15th, 2014 and then apply for the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship by November 15, 2014. You must do both to be considered. This is a scholarship application that will require a lot of work, so do not wait until the last minute. Click Here for more information.
  • 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, 2015. 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.

  • December 1st UNCG Teaching Fellows Program: It is with great excitement that the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education announces the “return” of the Teaching Fellows program. This program awards a $20,000.00 scholarship distributed incrementally over four years of study at UNCG. In addition to scholarships, the UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program includes a variety of other benefits, including integrated seminars, networking events, community engagement opportunities, and leadership development. Fellows also live in relative proximity to one another as part of the Residential Colleges or Lloyd International Honors College. Additionally, Fellows study abroad during their sophomore year as part of the global focus of the program.
    • To be eligible for participation in the UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program, a student must be a North Carolina resident, have at least a 3.80 cumulative high school GPA, and have a minimum SAT score of 1100 (verbal and math) or ACT composite score of 24.
    • Potential Students must also plan to major in education.
    • To Apply, Complete the UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Application. Priority will be given to those applications (to both the University and the Program) received by December 1, 2014. Applications will still be accepted after this date, however.
    • For More Information, Click Here.

  • March 1st 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, 2015, however students may still apply after March 1. To apply, Click Here.

University of South Carolina:
  • November 15th University of South Carolina General Scholarships: These scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen. In order to be considered for one of these awards, you should apply for admissions by November 15, 2013 and follow the application instructions. Click Here to apply. SAT 1200+, 3.25 GPA (unweighted) required.

University of Virginia:
  • Jefferson Scholarships: Awarded solely on the basis of merit, Jefferson Scholarships are granted to candidates who have undergone a rigorous selection process. No one may apply for a Jefferson Scholarship directly. For the regional competitions, a prospective Jefferson Scholar must be nominated by his/her school. See your Guidance Counselor, if you are interested in being nominated. This is a program for the elite student. Click Here for more information.
  • Jerome Holland Scholarship: The scholarship is awarded based upon a demonstrated, genuine interest in learning, strong academic achievement, success in extracurricular activities and leadership. There is no financial need restriction nor separate application: all black or African-American students applying to UVA are considered for the four to seven Holland Scholarships available each year. Each scholarship is renewable for four years and currently pays $20,000 for out-of-state students and $10,000 for Virginians, annually. Click Here for more information.

Washington University in St. Louis: Washington University in St. Louis has a myriad of different scholarships ranging from $3,000 to full tuition. See Mr. Collier in Guidance, for more information. These are due on January 15, 2015. Online applications are available at www.admissions.wustl.edu

Wofford University:
The Wofford Scholars Program is available to students who are currently Juniors. Qualified candidates are eligible to compete for scholarships ranging from $3,000 per year up to a full scholarship.
To be qualified, you must...
  • Be in the top 10% of your class.
  • Have achieved a minimum score of 1250 (CR+M) on the SAT or a 28 on the ACT.
If you believe these criteria apply to you, and you are considering Wofford University, see your Guidance Counselor before the end of your Junior year. Nominations must be made via www.wofford.edu/scholars by June 15, 2015.