Updates are posted as additional information is received. Please pay attention to deadlines and specific instructions. Always ask your counselor if you have any questions.
You can reach Mrs. Dunphy-Atkins at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at
(336) 476-1500 ext. 4140.
Scholarship Search Links
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATIONDescription: National
Award: Up to $20,000
Requirements: See link below for more information
Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 5pm
More Info: Coca-Cola Scholars Information
JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Award: Up to $40,000 a year
Requirements: Enroll in a full-time 4 year accredited institution by fall 2019, unweighted 3.5+ GPA, SAT 1200+ or ACT Composite 26+, and demonstrated unmet financial need
Deadline: November 13, 2019
More Info: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS Description: National
Award: MVS Contest - up to $50,000
Legacy Awards Contest - $4,000
Requirements: See link for more information
Deadline: MVS Contest - November 5, 2019
Legacy Awards Contest - January 31, 2020
More Info: Elks National Foundation Scholarships
AMERICAN LEGION EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIPSDescription: National
Award: $10,000 ($2,500 - 3 Runners Up)
Requirements: The American Legion honors the Eagle Scout of the Year at the national convention with a $10,000 scholarship. The three runners-up get $2,500. Further information is available from department adjutants or the Americanism Division.
Deadline: March 2020
More Info: Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarships
JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTESTDescription: National Essay
Award: Up to $10,000 for 1st Prize
Requirements: The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.
Deadline: January 17, 2020
More Info: Contest Information and Topic Guidelines
CFNC (College Foundation of NC) SCHOLARSHIPS:
Includes general scholarships, students with special needs, and military scholarships
*Pay attention to the eligibility requirements. Not all include Randolph County*
More info: Search HERE
NC HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND
Description: State- merit based
Award: between $500 and $2500
Deadline: Jan 15
Requirements: Graduate of a NC high school within the past 2 years
A four-year cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
2 letters of recommendation from a high school teacher, principal, pastor, employer, or other community leader
An official high school transcript
Personal statement (500 words)
Click HERE to apply
NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
More info: Search scholarships here
FOUNDATION FOR THE CAROLINA'S SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH
Deadline: Varies but majority are March 1
More info: Click HERE to search for scholarships
RANDOLPH COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION- PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR PROGRAM
Description: Local/Randolph County
Award: Varies-Most of tuition and fees for 2 semesters is covered
Requirements: Must have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 and participate in extra curricular activities. Application packet includes a cover letter and resume. Seniors who live in Randolph County and attend a Randolph County public, private, or home school are invited to apply.
Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2020 by 3pm
More Info: Additional information and application packet are found HERE.
FERREE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Description: Local. One scholarship per Randolph County high school
Award: $8000 for 4 yr college/$1500 during the 2nd year for community college
Requirements: based on academic standing, character, leadership, financial need, and a demonstrated desire to be a useful and well-informed citizen. Must maintain a 2.0 GPA and a full time enrollment in an accredited university. Deadline to return the scholarship to Mrs. Atkins is April 21, the deadline to them is May 1..
More info: Ferree foundation application
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION ENDOWED FUND SCHOLARSHIPS
Requirements: Varies, depending on scholarship
Deadline: Varies, depending on scholarship
Earliest Scholarship Deadline - Friday, November 15, 2019
Latest Scholarship Deadline - Friday, March 13, 2020
More Info: NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarships
NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION'S DR. JAMES EARL KENNAMER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Description: Local/Randolph County
Award: Varies (Award was $1,500 last year)
Requirements: Students should be graduating seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA, planning to pursue a degree (4 year, 2 year, or technical school), must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting sports (a copy of current hunting license is required with the application), must be a current member of the NWTF, involved in school activities, demonstrated ability as a leader, community leadership and/or involvement. Application includes an essay and 3 letters of recommendation
Deadline: January 1
More Info: Dr. Kennamer Scholarship Application
NC JCI SENATE KYLE BYRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Award:$500 State level, $1,000 at National level
Requirements: Must be a graduating senior who is a US Citizen. Must be attending an accredited 4-year or 2-year college/university or trade school next year. Be careful to submit all required application materials in order and follow all instructions carefully.
Deadline: Completed applications are to be mailed and POSTMARKED by January 10, 2020.
More Info: Kyle Byrd Memorial Scholarship Info and Application
CRUMLEY ROBERTS CHAIRMAN’S SCHOLARSHIP
Requirements: 3.2+ GPA and will attend an accredited four year
Deadline: Check back at the end of 2019 for available applications
More Info: Crumley Roberts Scholarships
FLORENCE KIDDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Award: $3,000 (runner up, $1,000)
Requirements: Essay required (see link below for essay prompt). Must plan to attend a NC college following graduation.
Deadline: Sunday, February 2, 2020
More Info: Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship
The Wilson College of Textiles is fortunate to have the largest per-student college-based scholarship program at NC State. They offer several scholarship levels to their students.
Marine Corps NROTC Scholarship
Levine Scholars Program at UNC-Charlotte.