Scholarship Deadlines by Month
Remember to always check the website of colleges/universities that you are applying
to for applications and more scholarship information
12/1 BlackStudents.com Fall 2006 Scholarship Essay Contest will award $500 to an African-American
student. This is NOT an academic scholarship – it is entirely based on an essay submission. To be eligible for the scholarship award, one or both of your parents must be African-American. Applicant must subscribe to BlackStudents.com (100% free), and must write and submit a 500 word essay before Dec 1 on “Why you think or
don‟t think that Historically Black Colleges and Universities are important to Black Students?” Your submission MUST be emailed to email@example.com, NO postal mail. Also, your essay submission must be within
the body of the email along with your name and contact info. Do not email your essay as an attachment. You can
find more detailed info sheet at Student Services.
12/1 Boston University Alexander Graham Bell Scholarship is a renewable full tuition scholarship that will be
awarded to ten incoming freshmen, with strong math and science backgrounds, who have been accepted into the BU College of Engineering. In addition, recipients will receive one semester of funding in their first two years of study to participate in a research program with a College of University faculty member, and will be guaranteed admission to a master‟s degree program at BU‟s College of Engineering, provided they have earned a GPA of 3.4 as an
undergraduate. Each applicant must submit an application for admission to the College of Engineering, together with a 500-word essay responding to the assigned prompt. Applicants are encouraged to apply electronically, using the BU online application or the Common Application with the BU Supplement. All application materials are available at www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/scholar_bell.html. Complete applications and essays must be received by Friday,
12/1 Boston University Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship provides renewable full-tuition awards for
academically gifted students with proven leadership abilities and a strong commitment to social justice and community involvement. Applicants selected as King Scholars will have an appreciation for diverse cultures, will have excelled outside the classroom as well as within it, and will have made positive contributions to their schools and communities. Eligible candidates should have a minimum GPA of 3.7 in a demanding college prep curriculum, class standing among the top 5%, a minimum combined SAT reading/math score of 1350 and a 680 or higher on the Writing section, and their average ACT score was 30. Each applicant must submit an application for admission, together with a nomination form from a teacher, mentor, or advisor, and a 500-word essay on the assigned prompt. Students are encouraged to apply electronically. Applications can be accessed at www.bu/admissions/apply and
nomination forms are available at www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/scholar_mlk.html. All materials must be received
by Thursday, December 1.
12/1 Elder & Leemaur Publishers “University Writing Scholarship” have 4 scholarship opportunities per year
for up to $10,000 available, with the next deadline on Dec 1, 2006. All students applying for the available
scholarships need to write an essay on ONE of the available topics and upload it on website at www.elpublishers.com/content/univsubmit.php.
12/1 Council for America’s First Freedom Student Essay Competition is open to students grades 9-12.
Entrants will compete for up to $3,000 by composing a historically-grounded essay on the significance of religious freedom in today‟s society. This year participating students will enjoy being a part of a scenario, in which, their senator has invited them to prepare an essay to be read at a congressional hearing. Competition guidelines are available at http://competition.firstfreedomcenter.org/programs/studentcomp.html. Final deadline for submission
is Dec. 1.
12/1 SAE Engineering Scholarship Program, under the Society of Automotive Engineers offers a number of
scholarships to qualified students who are interested in the study of engineering and the related sciences (e.g. math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer science, etc.) “Undesignated” corporate-sponsored
scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, will be awarded to selected students enrolling in an ABET-accredited engineering program at the college of their choice. University-sponsored scholarships, ranging from $400 to full tuition, will be awarded to students planning to attend specific universities. (Participating schools are listed in application.) Deadline: All application materials, including: $5.00 processing fee, official transcript and essay, must be postmarked by Dec.1, 2006. (Students applying for University-sponsored scholarships must submit the university admissions application by Jan. 15, to be considered.) For additional information, go to http://www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm.
12/5 UNC Chapel Hill Pogue Scholarship is a renewable scholarship worth $7,500/year. It is open to
outstanding NC students from all ethnic backgrounds who demonstrate strong academic achievement, leadership potential, and a commitment to diversity and community service, but there is a special emphasis on minority applicants. Students who are the first generation in their family to attend college are particularly encouraged to apply. Pogue Scholarship applications must be received by Monday, December 5; however, only students who submitted their admissions application by November 1 will be considered for the award. Finalists will be invited to
Chapel Hill in February for a 2-day visit and interview.
Students should also visit www.studentaid.unc.edu and www.admissions.unc.edu/diversity/scholarships.htm for
scholarships and student aid.
12/8 Burger King Scholars Program will award scholarships of $1,000 each to approximately 700 North
American HS seniors planning to enter an accredited 2 or 4-year college or vocational-technical school. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate financial need. They must participate in community service and /or co-curricular activities, and must be working an average of 15 hours per week for 40 or more weeks per year. They must also have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher throughout high school. BK Scholars are selected on the basis of academic achievement, work experience, co-curricular and/or community involvement, financial need, and recommendations by their school and (non-family) employer. PHS may nominate one student. In addition, applicants must also receive the recommendation of their employer. If you would like to be considered, please pick up the PHS Nomination Application in student services and return the completed application to Dr. Watson by Friday, December 8. The nominee selected by Providence will be required to complete an official BK Scholars application, and mail it along with the two letters of recommendation, by Friday, December 15. Information and official applications are available at www.bkscholars.scholarshipamerica.org.
12/15 AXA Achievement Scholarships worth $10,000 each will be awarded to one student from each state. Of
these, 10 will also be selected to receive a one-time award of $15,000. AXA Achievers are ethnically and economically diverse, but share the following qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and achieve goals; respect for themselves, family and community; and the ability to succeed in college. AXA Achievers often achieve conventional feats in unconventional ways. Information and applications are available online at www.axa-
achievement.com. All applications materials must be postmarked by December 15.
12/15 UNC Wilmington Honors Scholars Program provides academically talented students with a variety of
enrichment and educational experiences, both in and out of the classroom, as well as renewable scholarship opportunities ranging from $500 to full tuition and fees. Honors scholars have priority registration, attend smaller classes, work more closely with faculty, and participate in special seminars and service projects. First year honors scholars have their own residence facility. Interested students must submit a separate Honors Scholars application, available at http://www.uncw.edu/honors. Selection is based on HS grades, SAT or ACT scores, and
class rank. Application to the program is ongoing until March, 2007, but early applications are encouraged, particularly for those interested in scholarships. Additional information is available at www.uncw.edu/honors.
12/15 Western Carolina University - Kimmel Foundation Scholarships offers one In-State of North Carolina
full tuition and fee scholarship for 4-years at Western Carolina University. Criteria for Undergraduate Applicants are by having a 3.75 GPA and 1250 SAT (old scoring), and a ranking in the top 10% of their class. Plus two letters of recommendations, activities in high school, employment history, and 1-2 page essay of “Why you want to major in
Construction Management”. More details can be found at www.kimmel.com/kimmelschool/kimmelfoundations.cfm.
1/1 Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship Competition, sponsored by the General Foundation of Woman‟s Clubs stndof North Carolina, offers one-time awards of $1,500 and $750 to the 1 and 2 place local winners, to be used at a
state-supported university. The 1st place winner will then compete at the district level. District winners will advance to the state competition to vie for a renewable award of $5,500. The second place winner will receive a renewable (?) award of $2,000, and other contestants will receive a one-time award of $350. Candidates will be judged on scholastic record, intellectual promise, demonstration of ambition, leadership ability, and financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, in the top 25% of their class, and able to participate in an interview Saturday, January 20, at the Charlotte Woman‟s Club. Application packet, including application form, photo, personal letter, 2 recommendations, transcript, SAT scores and FAFSA must be received by Monday, January 1, 2007. 1/5 UNC Greensboro Merit Awards Program offers renewable awards ranging from $2,500 to full tuition,
fees, room and board. Eligible applicants are current high school seniors, with a minimum total SAT I of 1200 (combined critical reading & Math) or ACT of 27, plus a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Applicants must be fully admitted to UNCG and submit a complete Merit Awards Program application by January 5, 2007. Students can apply on-line at www.uncg.edu/fia/meritawards.
1/12 Sam Walton Community Scholarship Program will award up to $1,000 scholarships to local students who
will be enrolling in accredited two or four-year colleges. Selection will be made on the basis of financial need, academic record (GPA > 2.5), ACT/SAT scores, extracurricular activities, community involvement and work experience. Wal-Mart employees and their children are not eligible for the Community Scholarship Program, but may be eligible for other Wal-Mart scholarships. Further info on student eligibility and application requirements can be found at www.walmartfoundation.org. Applications must be submitted online at
www.scholarshipadministrators.net by Friday, Jan. 12, 2007. Applicants must use the access code (SWCS) to
complete the process. All back-up materials must be postmarked by Friday, Jan. 12, 2007. (FYI. . . In the past the
application asked for the four-digit code for the applicant‟s local Wal-Mart store. In case you need it, the code for
the Arboretum Wal-Mart is 1452.)
1/12 National Honor Society Scholarship Program awards $1,000 scholarships to 200 well-rounded students
nationwide who demonstrate excellence in academics, as well as character, leadership, citizenship and service. Applicants must be seniors and members of NHS. Two students from PHS can be nominated. If you would like to be considered, please complete the 2006 NHS Official Scholarship Nomination Form and return it to Dr. Watson by Friday, January 12, 2007. If you are selected as a PHS nominee, you will be required to submit 2 letters of recommendation. All materials must then be postmarked by Friday, January 19.
1/15 National Association of Asian American Professionals-North Carolina Chapter awards scholarship
ranging from $250 to $500 to three college-bound seniors. Applicants must plan to attend four-year colleges in the fall 2007, have at least 3.0 cumulative GPA, and write a 500 words essay. Applicants will be judged on the basis of community involvement, particularly in Asian American organizations; academic achievement; financial need; and an essay. Entry must be postmarked by January 15, 2007. Application forms available at Student Services. 1/15 National Association of Asian American Professionals-North Carolina Chapter awards scholarship
ranging from $250 to $500 to three college-bound seniors. Applicants must plan to attend four-year colleges in the fall 2007, have at least 3.0 cumulative GPA, and write a 500 words essay. Applicants will be judged on the basis of community involvement, particularly in Asian American organizations; academic achievement; financial need; and an essay. Entry must be postmarked by January 15, 2007. Application forms available at Student Services. 1/15 Nat’l Soc. of Colonial Dames of America - Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of
$1,000, will be awarded to one HS senior from Mecklenburg County, who will then have the opportunity to compete for an additional $1,000 or $3,000 at the state level. Awards may be used at any NC college or university. Recipients will be selected based on their character, need, scholastic record, and essay on the assigned topic: “What do you think is Our Country‟s Most Pressing Issue, and how can you as an American Citizen use the Internet to Effect Positive Change Concerning that Issue?” PHS may nominate an unlimited number of qualified students. (5 is the suggested limit.) Interested seniors should return their completed application (including photo, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation and 3 copies of the essay) to Dr. Watson by Monday, January 8. Final nomination materials must be received by our local Colonial Dames representative by Monday, January 15. 1/15 Nat’l Soc. of Colonial Dames of America - Washington Workshops Seminar Scholarship will cover the
cost of attendance (approx. $1,200) at a Congressional Seminar Workshop to be held in Washington, D.C. June 23-th29, 2007. (Recipients are responsible for cost of transportation to Washington, D.C.) This contest is open to 10, thth11, and 12 grade students in NC. Applicants will be judged primarily on their 500 words essays on the topic: “What influence and impact do the Media have on each of the Three Branches of Government in the United States
today?” Applicants are also required to submit a photograph and their completed Washington Workshops Registration form, but need not pay the application fee. PHS may nominate an unlimited number of qualified students. (5 is the suggested limit.) Interested students should submit all required materials to Dr. Watson in Student Services by Monday, January 8. Final nomination materials must be received by our local Colonial Dames representative by Monday, January 15. Information on the Washington Workshops is available at www.workshops.org.
(APA) offers the first place winner a $5,000 scholarship to his/her 1/15 American Planning Association
choice of college, plus Ten additional students will receive honorable mention awards consisting of a $100 gift certificate to APA's PlanningBooks.com. This Essay Contest is open to Juniors and Seniors with this year's theme,
“Expanding Housing Choice and Affordability through PlanningEntries must be between 1,200 and 1,500 words. ”.
Submissions are due online by January 15. The winner will be announced no later than March 1. For more information, please visit http://www.planning.org/institutions/hsessay.htm.
1/18 American Community Schools (ACS) – British American Business Council is sponsoring an essay
contest which will send TWO HS Juniors to England for a two-week study/travel program from June 30 – July
14, 2007. The British Studies Summer Program is limited to 14 studies, two of which will come from this contest. Interested applicants must submit an essay of 1000 words answering ONE of the two following questions: 1) Which aspect of Britain or British interests you most? 2) Which British person (either past or present) you would most like to meet? Explain Why. All submissions should be sent to: CMS Strategic ndPartnerships, 701 East 2 Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 – Courier 835. For additional information, visit the
ACS website at www.acs-england.co.uk/britishstudies.
1/24 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Association for Educational Office Professionals (CMAEOP) awards annual
scholarships ranging from $200 to $1,200, to graduating HS seniors planning to pursue a post high school education leading to a career in business. Completed application packet, including application form, photo, transcript, 3 letters of recommendation, and a typed essay on the topic; “Why I Am Choosing To Further My Education,” must be received no later than Wednesday, January 24, 2007.
1/26 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program is a federally funded program established to promote
student excellence and academic achievement. Approximately 160 renewable scholarships of $1,500 each are awarded annually based on academic merit and promise of continued academic excellence. Applicants must be US citizens and legal residents of their state. They must be selected/recommended by their high school, and must enroll fulltime at an accredited institution. Selection will be based on academic achievement: SAT scores (must be > 1100), GPA (must be > 3.5 unweighted), class rank %, and transcript analysis. PHS may nominate 5 students. If you would like to be considered, please return the completed application to Dr. Watson, by Friday, January 26, 2007. Final nomination forms must be received in Raleigh by 5:00 p.m., February 9, 2006. Additional information is available at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/scholarships/, but applications are available only in Student
2/1 Wofford College Bonner Scholars Program is a unique scholarship opportunity, meeting 100% of the
financial need, for 20 qualified students who are strong academically and have a demonstrated commitment to community service, but would be unable to afford a college education due to extensive financial need. (Family
income for Bonners Scholars is typically below $40,000/year.) Scholars participate in special enrichment activities and agree to provide 10 hours of community service per week while in college, and to volunteer 240 additional hours in the summer. Interested students should pick up a copy of Wofford‟s Bonner nomination form in Student Services and return it to Wofford ASAP. Wofford will then send them the necessary admissions and scholarship application forms. The final admissions application deadline is Thursday, February 1.
2/1 Johnson & Wales University also provides Academic Scholarships based on grade point average, class
ranking and test scores. ProStart Program Scholarship offers a $1000 renewable scholarship for 4 years of study
at Johnson& Wales. Lodging Management Program & National Academy Foundation Scholarship awards $1000
renewable scholarship to students who participate in an officially recognized Lodging Management Program or National Academy Foundation program of study at their high school.
2/1 Johnson & Wales University offers scholarship specifically for members of National Student
Organizations (NSO) ranging from $500 to full tuition. Senior students can apply for either General Admission with a minimum average grade of „C‟, or Honors Program Admission with a minimum average grade of „B‟, rank in the top
25% with a SAT scores of minimum 500 math and 500 critical reading (or 21 Math and 21 Verbal on ACT). Junior students can apply for the ACCESS program with school approval and parent‟s consent. Students are encouraged to apply online www.jwu.edu.
2/2 CP Morgan College Scholarship Program will award $2,500 scholarships to two college-bound seniors
from Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. Selection will be based on academic performance, character, leadership through extra-curricular activities, letters of recommendation, and applicant essay. Application forms are available in Student Services. All application materials must be returned to Dr. Watson in Student Services by February 2.
2/9 Art Institute of Charlotte awards full tuition scholarships to students who attend the Art Institution of his/her choice. Students who are interested in careers in the culinary arts, graphic design or fashion marketing/design are encouraged to enter the competition. Entry forms and more information about the contests are available at www.artinstitutes.edu/contests. Entries must be received by February 9, 2007. 2/10 Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, will be awarded to one
Charlotte area public high school senior who relocated (more than 50 miles) to the Charlotte area between grades 9 and 12, due to their family‟s relocation. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their academic performance, extra-curricular activities, and on their response to an essay addressing the challenges associated with relocating to a new area and a new high school. Applications are available in Student Services and www.charlottecmarc.com.
Application must be received by Feb. 12.
2/13 *E.R. & Lillian B. Dimmette Scholarship Fund selects one deserving student from each of 5 local counties
to receive a renewable award of approximately $2,000. This award is geared towards students who have a substantial need for financial assistance and typically “fall between the cracks” of other financial need and/or
scholarship programs. Recipients are selected based on the basis of their ability to succeed in college, financial need, initiative toward obtaining a college education, and involvement in HS and community activities. The ideal candidate has an unweighted GPA of 3.0 – 3.5, (minimum 2.5) and a combined SAT score of less than 1100.
Preference will be given to students whose parents do not have a college degree. Applicants must first be recommended by PHS and then by the Superintendent of Schools. Students wishing to be considered must return the complete application* to Dr. Watson in Student Services by Tuesday, February 13. *Complete application
includes application form, transcript, 3 recommendations, 1-2 page typed personal statement, a copy of both parents‟ 2005 federal tax returns (and the student‟s if applicable). PHS recommendations are due at CMS by Tuesday, February 20.
2/15 Daughters of the American Revolution Merit Scholarships are available in a variety of disciplines, (e.g.
history, nursing, government, economics, occupational therapy), and in amounts ranging from $500 to $2,000. Awards may be renewable. Students wishing to apply must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter*, but need not have any affiliation. Scholarship application includes a 1,000-word personal statement, official transcript, listing of accomplishments/extracurricular activities, copy of birth certificate copy or U.S. Citizenship papers, and 2-4 letters of recommendation. (Financial Need Forms also required for some scholarships.) Deadline for all materials is February 15, except some medical and specific scholarships. *A listing of North Carolina
DAR chapters is available online at http://www.ncdar.org/scholarships.html.
2/15 Johnson & Wales University seeks the best High School Chef in the nation for all high school student. Freshman and Sophomores compete for one of 20 scholarships ranging from $1000 to $5000. Juniors and
Seniors compete for renewable scholarships ranging from $3500 to full tuition. The first 300 juniors/seniors to submit a complete entry earn a $1000 one-time grant. Junior/Senior finalists will participate in a Cook-Off at Charlotte Campus at March 16-18, 2007. For more information, visit www.jwu.edu.
2/16 Jiffy Lube Road Trip Scholarship Program awards up to 5 prizes of $2,000 each to HS seniors who plan
to enter a 2 or 4-year college/university, technical school, or other qualified technical and/or professional program. Jiffy Lube wants to know about your road trip and what course you‟re taking to get there. Students need to describe in 600 words or less your goads and what course you have plotted to reach them. Essays must be typed, edited, and spell-checked. Application and essay must return to Dr. Watson by Friday, Feb 16, 2007.
3/2 Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo will award $2,500 scholarships to 10 college-bound HS seniors from
the Charlotte metro area. Applicants will be judged mainly on their responses to an essay prompt concerning the prevention of teen drinking tragedies, and on their community involvement. HS transcripts and SAT scores will also be reviewed. All application materials are due by Friday, March 2.
3/2 Assistance League of Charlotte Tere Berigan Memorial Scholarship provides funding up to $8,000 for
first year expenses at one of the 16 UNC campuses. Recipients are selected based on merit and financial need. Qualified applicants will have a weighted GPA > 3.2, combined SAT scores > 1000, demonstrated community
involvement and leadership. Application must include transcript, SAT scores, 200-word typed essay, parents‟ 2006
Federal tax form, list of financial sources for college, and 2 specific letters of recommendation. Interested students must return their completed applications to Dr. Watson in Student Services by Friday, March 2. Applications must then be mailed from PHS by Friday, March 9, 2007.
3/9-10 North Carolina National Teenager Scholarship Organization provides more than $5 million annually to
help young women meet their educational goals. Scholarships are awarded at state and national levels. Junior division for ages 13-15, and Senior division for ages 16-18. This program is scholarship- and leadership-based and does not require a swimsuit competition. Mail entry form, photo and $25 fee to Rhonda Burke, 210 Factors Walk, Summerville, SC 29485, or visit www.nationalteen.com for more information.
3/15 CPCC – Fred D. Alexander Scholarship Program awards 12 HS Seniors for full tuition and books and
supplies, valued at $2,000 for one academic year. Applicant‟s family income must be within 150% of the federal poverty level (for a family of four people, the household income is less than $30,000 per year). Application must include: a 500 words essay on the assigned topic: “What does a College Education mean to you? Tell us about your personal goals, your educational goals, and your career goals.”, along with 2 letters of recommendation; school
transcripts; and proof that you have completed the FAFSA. Application deadline is March 15, 2007. 3/15 North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (a partner in CFNC) offers a North Carolina
Education Lottery Scholarship for North Carolina residents who enroll for at least six credit hours per semester in a curriculum program; meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the institution; must be admitted, enrolled and classified as an undergraduate student in an eligible North Carolina institution. For more information, visit www.CFNC.org/fabook page 18.
3/15 North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (a partner in CFNC) has changed the Graduate
Nurse Scholarship Program for Faculty Production to Nurse Educators of Tomorrow. This scholarship offers a
$15,000 per year scholarship-loan, available for up to two years, for students enrolled in a masters degree; and A $15,000 per year scholarship-loan, available for up to three years per recipient, for students enrolled in a Doctoral degree program in nursing education. Recipients must agree to teach in a North Carolina nursing program upon completion of the nursing education program supported by the loan. Recipients who do not fulfill the service obligation must repay the scholarship loan in cash with interest. Visit www.CFNC.org/fabook page 50 for more info.
3/16 Providence High School PTSA Student Scholarships, in the amount of $1,000, will be awarded to five
outstanding seniors* who are members of the PTSA. Application requires a letter of recommendation and a copy of the student‟s transcript, as well as an essay. Application materials must be returned to Dr. Watson in Student
Services by Friday, March 16. *Winners may also qualify to receive an additional $500 President‟s Freedom Scholarship, if
they have completed at least 100 hours of community service in the 12 months prior to application.3/16 Providence High School PTSA President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes students, grade 9-12
who have completed 100 hours of community service within the 12 months prior to application. Students will receive a gold lapel pin, a certificate, and a letter from the President, and will be recognized at a spring awards ceremony. Applications should be returned to Dr. Watson in Student Services by Friday, March 16.
3/28 Latin American Women’s Assn. Hispanic Merit and Achievement Scholarships up to $2,000 will be
awarded to selected first or second generation Hispanic students from Mecklenburg and surrounding counties who have been accepted into an institution of higher learning, and are planning to attend full time. Selection of recipients and amounts awarded will be made on the basis of academic achievement and community involvement. Application packets, including the application form, official transcript, personal statement, college acceptance letter, and specified letters of recommendation must be postmarked no later than Wedneday, March 28, 2007. You can also see scholarships section on www.lawanc.org.
Various DeVry University Scholarships are available to incoming DeVry students with a variety of qualifications and experiences. Awards range from $1,000 per semester to full tuition. Some, like the Dean Scholarship, are based on an applicant‟s academic merit as shown by his/her SAT or ACT scores. Others like the Girl Scout Gold Award or the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Scholarship are open only to applicants who have participated in particular groups or activities. Deadlines and criteria vary. Interested students can find a complete listing of scholarships at: www.devry.edu/outreach/scholarships.html. Students interested in the Community Scholar Award must be
nominated by their high school. (Each high school in a metropolitan area surrounding a DeVry campus may submit one nomination.) Applications for the Community Scholar Award must be received by July 1. Students interested in being nominated by PHS should submit a PHS Nomination Application to Dr. Watson in Student Services by May 15.
6/15 Making It Count will award one national $5000 and five regional $1000 scholarships to students who demonstrate the “Winning Characteristics” in 2007. Students are only eligible if they have viewed a Making College & Career Count presentation, plus 600-word essay on how well the student has demonstrated the “Winning
Characteristics” discussed in the Making College & Career Count program in his or her high school career. Applicant
must possess a cumulative GPA of at least a “B” or higher at the time of application. Deadline is June 15, 2007, and
winner will be selected and notified by August 31, 2007. For more info, visit www.makingitcount.com/scholarship.
Scholarship Opportunities for Undocumented Students
Web Resources that may be helpful to you:
College Board Services/SAT Testing/Scholarships www.collegeboard.com
www.act.org ACT Testing
College Foundation of NC www.cfnc.org
Federal Student Aid www.studentaid.ed.gov
FAFSA on the web www.fafsa.ed.gov
US Dept. of Education www.ed.gov
www.fastweb.com FastWeb – Student Resource Network
FinAid – Financial Aid Information www.finaid.org
College/Scholarship Search www.gocollege.com
Free College Directory www.anycollege.com
CMS Scholarships www.scholarshipplus.com/charmeck/ Scholarship Search www.scholarsite.com
Scholarship Search www.scholarships.com
Scholarship Search www.findtuition.com
Scholarship Search www.college-scholarships.com
N.C. Colleges/Universities www.SchoolsInNorthCarolina.com
N.C. Careers Information www.nccareers.org
Scholarship Search/Articles www.scholarshipcoach.com
On-Line SAT/ACT Prep www.number2.com
US Government Services available to students www.students.gov
Information on UNC Schools www.northcarolina.edu
Making College Affordable (Scholarships) www.house.gov/roybal-allard/
WARNING: Please be aware that many scams appear each year attempting to get families to pay for
information that is free. Specifically, families are targeted by “scholarship companies” that promise to complete FAFSA applications and/or guarantee scholarships for a fee (often as much as $1500).
Scholarship information is available for free at the high school, colleges and on the internet. Free
information concerning the FAFSA is available on the internet. See the websites listed above for more information.
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WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ANY PERSON ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, COLOR,
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