Updated 9/10/15


September 6th Park Scholarship: Seniors who are in the top 5% of their class and are interested in the Park Scholarship for N.C. State University should see their Guidance Counselor for a preliminary interest packet that is due to be returned by September 6, 2016.



September 6th Goodnight Scholarship at NC STATE:

The Goodnight Scholars Program, funded by a gift from Dr. Jim and Ann Goodnight, began in 2008 with 25 scholars. Since that time, it has grown into a comprehensive student development program designed to develop scholars into leaders within the STEM and/or Education fields.
The scholarship is targeted at middle income families from North Carolina and is limited to students studying in the STEM disciplines or affiliated Education majors. There are limited need-based resources for middle income families, and yet many still struggle to afford the growing costs of higher education. The value of the scholarship is $19,500 and is renewable for up to four years.
https://goodnight.ncsu.edu/



September 6th Levine Scholarship: Seniors who are in the top 5% of their class and are interested in the Levine Scholarship for UNC Charlotte should see their Guidance Counselor for a preliminary interest packet that is due to be returned by September 6, 2016.





September 6th Morehead Scholarship: Seniors who are in the top 5% of their class and are interested in the should see their Guidance Counselor for a preliminary interest packet that is due to be returned by September 6, 2016.





September 6th 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 your Guidance Counselor by September 6th, 2016.



September 22nd The Siemens Competition is open to high school students. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science. Students, working individually or on a team of two or three, will have the opportunity to present their research to leading scientists in their field. Three hundred projects are recognized as semifinalists. Regional finalists are awarded a trip to compete at one of six regional competitions. At the regional event, students will present a poster, give an oral presentation, and participate in a question and answer session. Individuals submitting projects must be seniors at the time of the deadline; team applicants may be freshman, sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Award amounts vary at each level. Highest award amount is 100,000. Deadline to apply is September 22nd, 2016. Click Here to register for the competition.


September 24th Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching Scholars Scholarship: Lenoir-Ryne University is currently recruiting Teaching Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year. This scholarship program was developed to provide financial aid and ongoing enrichment activities for students who wish to pursue teaching as a career. Recipients will receive an award of $5,500 per year, in addition to all other aid for which they qualify. If you are interested in being nominated, see your Guidance Counselor by September 24th, 2015.



September 28th Quest Bridge National College Match: This program links students who have overcome economic challenges on the way to becoming successful students. Quest Bridge links students with their partner colleges and offers full four-year scholarships including tuition, room, and board. For information about participating colleges and the application process, visit www.questbridge.org. Applications due September 28th, 2015.




September 30th Don't Text and Drive Scholarship: Do you know how far you will drive on the freeway if you take your eyes off the road for five seconds, the average time it takes to send a text? An entire football field. According to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, texting while driving makes drivers 23 times more likely to get into a "safety-critical event." The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving. You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level to apply. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. To Apply, Click Here.