Undergraduate Awards

Non-Need Based

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Need-based

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Undergraduate Awards


Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship (Youth Partners Accessing Capital (P.A.C.)

Description: Youth P.A.C. Scholarships in the amount of $750 to $1,500 are available to undergraduate college students that are at least in their sophomore year and are members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Youth Partners Accessing Capital Scholarships are awarded to help "promote healing, nurturing, learning and uplifting of youth by assisting in developing lifelong learning skills."

Eligibility: Must: Be a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Be at least a college sophomore: Have a minimum 3.0 GPA; Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement or extreme financial need: Participate in leadership, volunteer, civic or campus activities

Application: Youth P.A.C. scholarship applications and supporting documents have a postmark deadline of April 15, 2012. Awards will be announced in August 2012.

Web site: http://www.akaeaf.org/undergraduate_scholarships.htm

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship (Financial Need Scholarship Eligibility)

Description: The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. awards scholarships to students needing financial assistance. The AKA's Educational Advancement Foundation awards one-time, one-year only scholarships in amounts "ranging from $750 to $2,500 to undergraduate and graduate students with good academic standing who have endured great hardship to accomplish their educational goals."

Eligibility: To be eligible for this one-year one-time only award, the applicant must: Be a full-time, sophomore or beyond; Be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution; Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 ("C+" average); Demonstrate community service and involvement.

Financial Need scholarship applications and supporting documents for Undergraduate students have a postmark deadline of April 15, 2012. Awards will be announced in August 2012.

Web site: http://www.akaeaf.org/undergraduate_scholarships.htm

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship (Merit Scholarship)


Description: The goal of this scholarship is to promote lifelong learning by securing charitable contributions, gifts and endowed funds to award scholarship, fellowships and grants.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this one-year one-time only scholarship, the applicant must: Be a full-time, sophomore or beyond; Must be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution; Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 ("B" average); Demonstrate community service and involvement.

Application: Merit scholarship applications and supporting documents for Undergraduate students have a postmark deadline of April 15, 2012.

Web site: http://www.akaeaf.org/undergraduate_scholarships.htm

 

AMBUCS Scholars Program

Description: Since 1955, National AMBUCS™, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to therapy students in their junior/senior year in a bachelor’s degree program, or a graduate program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree. To date, more than $7.6 million in scholarships have been awarded to over 14,000 students pursuing degrees in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and audiology.

Eligibility: Students must be accepted in an accredited program by the appropriate health therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and hearing audiology. Assistant programs are not eligible. Awards are based on financial need, US citizenship, commitment to local community, demonstrated academic accomplishment, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives.

Application: National AMBUCS™, Inc. will accept applications from Mid-January until April 15 annually.

Web site: http://www.ambucs.org/scholars/

 

Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Scholarship of Excellence Award

Description: The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions sponsors a scholarship program for allied health students enrolled in its member schools. The purpose of the scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students in the allied health professions who are achieving excellence in their academic programs and have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in the allied health professions. The selected student will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Eligibility:

  1. Candidates must be enrolled in a college or school that is an institutional member of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.
  2. Candidates must have successfully completed at least one term (quarter, semester, trimester, etc.) at that institution.
  3. Candidates may be enrolled in any health discipline except those in the MOD-VOP group.
  4. Candidates must be enrolled in a career entry-level, degree-granting program; all degree levels are eligible (associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral).
  5. Financial need is not a criterion for eligibility.
  6. A composite of qualities will be used to determine winners; unique accomplishments are important considerations in selecting winners. Among the qualities that will be recognized are academic achievements, service to the institution and the community, leadership, extracurricular activities, and evidence of strong communication skills.

Application: The following process will be used to nominate candidates:

  1. Each eligible institution may nominate one candidate for each round of scholarship awards.
  2. A complete nomination will include four copies of each of the following items:
    • Completed "ASAHP Scholarship Nomination Form"
    • A letter endorsed by the ASAHP Institutional Representative that supports the nomination and describes qualities of the candidate (see #6 under Qualifications).
    • A current nominee's resumé.
  3. A one-page (not to exceed 200 words) typewritten essay from the nominee that addresses why she/he selected the health profession for which she/he is enrolled and what unique contributions she/he intends to make to the community's health. Nomination packets with all supporting information should be sent by the ASAHP representative to the ASAHP Executive Director at the National Office.

Web site: http://www.asahp.org/excellence_award.htm

 

Carolina Scholars Program

Description: The selection process for the Carolina Scholars Program is highly competitive. Scholars are chosen on the basis of outstanding academic achievement in high school and the promise of continued success as a Scholar and leader at the University. Carolina scholars from North Carolina receive $8,000 per year, and out-of-state Carolina scholars receive the equivalent of tuition, fees, room, and board.

Application: No separate application is needed to be considered for the Carolina Scholarship, and the final selection process takes place at Scholars Day.

Eligibility: must be an incoming first-year student and be able to demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.

Web site: http://uncscholarsprogram.com/carolina-scholarships/

 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Program (Foundation for Carolinas)

Description:
Provides motivation and encouragement for Charlotte-Mecklenburg public high school students with financial need to stay in school, graduate and pursue postsecondary education.

Minimum Eligibility:

  • Graduating senior at a Charlotte-Mecklenburg public high school
  • Participant in the Communities In Schools ThinkCOLLEGE® Program or the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools AVID Program
  • Legal resident of Mecklenburg County, NC
  • 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)

Application: Student must submit the FAFSA application along with scholarship application form. All materials must be submitted by March 1. See also deadlines for FAFSA.

Web site: http://www.fftc.org/

 

C.M. and M.D Suther Memorial Scholarship

(undergrad only need based)

Description: Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time undergraduate students who are NC residents.  File a FAFSA.

Eligibility: Must be a resident of NC and a full-time undergraduate student. Other criteria include a minimum 3.0 GPA or projected GPA and demonstrated financial need

Application deadline: Student must file a FAFSA. Deadlines follow the deadlines for FAFSA application.

Web site: n/a

 

Cole Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Foundation for Carolinas)

Description: Purpose is to increase the number of high school graduates from Richmond County, NC who pursue post-secondary education.

Minimum Eligibility:

  • Applicants for four-year scholarships must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale); applicants for two-year scholarships must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be a legal resident of Richmond County, NC
  • Be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in the spring of the current school year

Application: Student must submit the FAFSA application along with scholarship application form. All materials must be submitted by March 1. See also deadlines for FAFSA.

Web site: http://www.fftc.org/

 

College Fellows Scholarships

Description: provide renewable awards of $2,500 to high-achieving students from North Carolina.

Eligibility: must be an incoming first-year student and be able to demonstrate impressive academic and extracurricular achievements.

Application: There is no separate application for merit-based scholarships at UNC-Chapel Hill. Selection is based on the information provided in the application for admission. For fullest consideration for these awards, students must apply to the University by the Admissions Office application deadline.

Web site: http://studentaid.unc.edu/types-of-aid/internal-scholarships/

 

College-Sponsored National Merit Awards

Description: annual awards of $1,000 (or $2,000 in the case of substantial financial need) to National Merit finalists who have not been offered another type of National Merit award and have notified the National Merit Scholarship Corporation that UNC-Chapel Hill is their first college choice. Recipients of National Merit’s one-time $2,500 Merit Scholarship will be eligible to receive the annual $1,000 college-sponsored award after their freshman year.

Eligibility: must be an incoming first-year student and be able to demonstrate impressive academic and extracurricular achievements.

Application: There is no separate application for merit-based scholarships at UNC-Chapel Hill. Selection is based on the information provided in the application for admission. For fullest consideration for these awards, students must apply to the University by the Admissions Office application deadline.

Web site: http://studentaid.unc.edu/types-of-aid/internal-scholarships/

 

Elizabeth Ann Reid Memorial Scholarship Fund (Foundation for Carolinas)

Description: Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Providence High School in Charlotte, NC.

Eligibility:

  • Graduating senior at Providence High School in Charlotte, NC
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must attend a four-year college or university located in the state of North Carolina

Application: Contact the Providence High School guidance office at 704.364.7893 for more information on how to apply.

Web site: http://www.fftc.org/

 

E. R. & Lillian B. Dimmette Scholarship Fund (Foundation for Carolinas)

Description:
Provides undergraduate scholarships to deserving students with financial need from five North Carolina counties – Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan and Wilkes. Applicants should be students who "fall between the cracks" of other financial aid and/or scholarship programs.

Minimum Eligibility:

  • Demonstrate substantial need for financial assistance
  • Be legal residents of Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan or Wilkes County, NC
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must be nominated by the Superintendent of Schools in their county to apply

Application Deadline: All materials must be submitted by February 16.

Web site: http://www.fftc.org/

 

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG); Federal Supplement Grant 

Description: The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a grant that is awarded to students in need of financial aid. It is a type of federal grant that is awarded college undergraduate program students and does not need to be repaid. A student awarded with the FSEOG is given anything between $100.00 and $4,000.00 per year depending on the gravity of the person’s financial aid need.

Eligibility: Application is simply done online but several FSEOG requirements must be met: (1) A person is eligible for the FSEOG if he or she is a U.S. citizen. (2) The full-time student must have a filled out FAFSA form—the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. And finally, (3) if the person is in significant financial need of funding for college.

Application Deadline: Federal Deadline:

Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Daylight Time, June 30, 2012.

Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Daylight Time, September 15, 2012.

State Deadlines:

Each state has a different deadline. See the website for more information regarding the state you are interested in.

College Deadlines:

Each college may have a different deadline. Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also want to ask your college about their definition of an application deadline – whether it is the date they receive your FAFSA, or the date your FAFSA is processed.

Web site: http://www.fseog.com/

 

Federal Work Study

Description: Money one earns through Federal Work Study employment on campus, in community service agencies, or in approved off-campus jobs.

Eligibility: To be eligible, a student must:

  • Enroll in a degree program (or in the Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, or Radiography Certificate programs)
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (permanent resident)
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress
  • Be registered for Selective Service (if applicable) and
  • Not be in default on a prior federal loan nor owe an amount on a prior federal grant due to overpayment

Application: March 1st is the priority deadline for applying for aid.

Web site: http://studentaid.unc.edu/

 

Foundation for Carolinas Scholarship

Description: Grants are provided through numerous scholarship funds managed by the Foundation. Foundation for the Carolinas currently administers 108 scholarship programs. In 2011 the Foundation awarded more than $1.3 million in scholarships to over 600 students. Scholarship funds are permanent endowments established by donors, usually in honor or memory of a loved one.

Eligibility: Grants are available for public and private institutions at graduate and undergraduate levels as well as for private K-12 schools.

Application Deadline: March 1. Most applications require that the student complete the FAFSA (see deadlines for FAFSA application).

Web site: http://www.fftc.org/scholarships

 

Henry S. and Carolyn Adams Scholarship Fund (Foundation for Carolinas)

Description: Provides undergraduate scholarships to deserving students with financial need who are residents of Union County, NC.

Minimum Eligibility:

  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be legal residents of Union County, NC
  • Be nominated by the principal of their high school
  • Demonstrate a substantial need for financial assistance

Application Deadline: Student must submit the FAFSA application along with scholarship application form. All materials must be submitted by March 1. See also deadlines for FAFSA.

Web site: http://www.fftc.org/

 

Johnston Scholars Program

Description: The Johnston Scholarship Program is for high-achieving students who need financial aid to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Eligibility: must be and incoming first year student and be able to demonstrate financial need.

Application: There is no separate application for the Johnston Scholarship. To be considered, students need to submit an application for Admission to the University as well as the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and CSS Profile forms. Links to the financial aid forms are found on the Student Aid website.

Web site: http://uncscholarsprogram.com/johnston/

 

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship

Description: Funds for the education of women. They are awarded according to the guidelines of the foundation. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of need to Christian women who reside in one of the specified states (NC being one of them).

Eligibility: Applicant must be a woman and a Christian, be a resident of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full time, and demonstrate financial need.

Application: The deadline for the Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship scholarship is March 15.

Web site: http://www.lpwhitehead.org/grant_lpw.aspx

 

Student Loans(Private, Federal, University)

Description: Money one may borrow from federal sources, University sources, or private lenders. Financial aid administrators must follow a code of conduct in the administration of educational loans to ensure your interests are protected. The Office of Scholarships and Student Aid administers a number of student loan programs which provide low-interest, long-term loans to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Most financial aid packages include assistance from one or more loan programs.

Eligibility: To be eligible, a student must:

  • Enroll in a degree program (or in the Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, or Radiography Certificate programs)
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (permanent resident)
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress
  • Be registered for Selective Service (if applicable) and
  • Not be in default on a prior federal loan nor owe an amount on a prior federal grant due to overpayment

NOTE: There are several types of both need-based and non-need based loans with different requirements. Please carefully review the website for more details on specific loans.

Application: March 1st is the priority deadline for applying for aid.

Web site: http://studentaid.unc.edu/

 

Mary Stewart and William T. Covington, Jr. Scholarship Fund (Foundation for Carolinas)

Description: Provides undergraduate scholarships to students who graduate from a public high school located in Hoke County, NC.

Minimum Eligibility:

  • Graduating senior at Hoke County High School
  • 2.75 minimum cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must attend a four-year college or university
  • Legal resident of Hoke County, NC

Application: Contact the Scholarship Coordinator at Hoke County High School, 910.875.2156 for more details on how to apply.

Web site: http://www.fftc.org/

Morehead Scholarships

Description: The foundation seeks the most outstanding, well-rounded students with an emphasis on leadership. Although successful candidates will rank near the top of their class academically, their classroom performance will be complimented by contributions and achievements in non-academic areas. Please proceed directly to their web sites for more information.

Eligibility: Must be an incoming undergraduate student with outstanding academic achievement

Application: No separate application necessary.

Website: http://studentaid.unc.edu/types-of-aid/internal-scholarships/

 

NCSSM Tuition Grant for UNC

Description: There is granted to each State resident who graduates from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics and who enrolls as a full-time student in a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina a sum to be determined by the General Assembly as a tuition grant. The tuition grant shall be for four consecutive academic years and shall cover the tuition cost at the constituent institution in which the student is enrolled. The tuition grant shall be distributed to the student as provided by this section.

Eligibility: To be a recipient of a NCSSM Tuition Grant, a student must:

1) be a graduate of the NCSSM;

2) meet the requirements for in-state tuition

3) be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in one of the 16 campuses of UNC in a degree-granting program; and

4) maintain “satisfactory academic progress” as defined by the campus for financial aid renewal.

5) Students are eligible for the grant for four consecutive academic years, excluding summer sessions.

Application: no application required

Web site: http://www.ncssm.edu/tuition.php

 

Nelson Schwab Scholarship

Description: Scholarships given to students in undergraduate study from Greater Cincinnati area to achieve the dream of a college education.

Eligibility: Scholarship awards are given based on need. Applicant must be a resident of Greater Cincinnati, and attending college as a full-time student.

Application: Deadline for application is April 30.

Web site: http://www.cincinnatischolarshipfoundation.org

 

North Carolina AmeriCorps Scholarship or Grant

Description: The AmeriCorps Program offers full and part-time opportunities for participants (“members”) to provide service to their community. Monthly stipends and educational vouchers are available to full and part-time members who successfully complete their terms of service (no fewer than 10 months and no longer than 11 months and 30 days).

Eligibility: Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:  Be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or lawful permanent resident aliens of the United States. (Individuals who are in the U.S. under a student work or tourist visa are not eligible to become AmeriCorps members); Be 17 years of age or older (special exemptions for 16 year-old persons in a full-time, year-round youth corps program; contact program officer for further information); Have a high school diploma or a G.E.D., or obtain one while serving. People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Web site: http://www.volunteernc.org/americorps/AmeriCorpsinNC.aspx

 

The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund

Description: A charitable fund established by the North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals, NCSHP to benefit Hispanic students in North Carolina. The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund awards annual scholarships worth between $500 and $2,500.  Scholarships recipients are recent graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background.  Recipients of a NC Hispanic College Fund scholarship must enroll in a degree program at a community college or a 2- or 4-year college/university and be committed to public service and community development.

Eligibility:

  • 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 (3.5 on a 5.0 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).

Application: The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund committee must receive applications by January 15th of each year. Award announcements are mailed by April 1st of each year. 

Web site: http://www.thencshp.org/resources/students/nc_hispanic_college_fund.shtml

 

Old Well Scholarship

Description: provide renewable awards of $2,5000 to high achieving students from North Carolina.

Eligibility: must be an incoming first-year student and be able to demonstrate impressive academic and extracurricular achievements.

Application: There is no separate application for merit-based scholarships at UNC-Chapel Hill. Selection is based on the information provided in the application for admission. For fullest consideration for these awards, students must apply to the University by the Admissions Office application deadline.

Web site: http://studentaid.unc.edu/types-of-aid/internal-scholarships/

 

People Helping People High School Scholarship

Description: The "People Helping People" high school scholarship program will provide a four-year college scholarship to a graduating senior from each of the 350+ traditional public and 2 charter high schools in North Carolina. Each will receive a $10,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior attending one of the UNC System Universities.

Eligibility: must be a graduating senior from each of the 350+ traditional public and 2 charter high schools in North Carolina and planning to attend one of the UNC System Universities.

Application: Recipients of the scholarship will be selected by the scholarship selection committee. Scholarship recipient information must be submitted by the Scholarship Selection Committee at each school. No individual "applications" are reviewed by the Foundation.

Web site: https://www.ncsecufoundation.org/Scholarships.html

 

Pogue Scholarship

Description: The Pogue Scholarship Program seeks to identify students who demonstrate academic achievement and exhibit strong leadership potential. Successful Pogue Scholarship recipients show clear evidence of an abiding commitment to their local communities, and eagerly seek ways to implement positive change. The Pogue Scholarship Program believes that diversity extends beyond race and ethnicity to include consideration of students’ personal backgrounds and life experiences. The Pogue Scholarship provides $8000 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.

Eligibility: Students who represent the first generation of their family to pursue post-secondary education are particularly encouraged to apply. Final selection takes place at Pogue Selection Weekend.

Application: See website for more details.

Web site: http://uncscholarsprogram.com/pogue/

 

Robertson Scholars Program

Description: The Robertson Scholars Program seeks students who have demonstrated the passion and potential to become great leaders in college and beyond. The Robertson Scholars Program provides full tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees for scholars at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. These benefits last for four years. Scholars receive a laptop and have access to three summers of generous funding. The scholarship is valued at:  Over $200,000 for Duke students; Over $155,000 for out-of-state UNC-Chapel Hill students; Over $85,000 for in-state UNC-Chapel Hill students

Eligibility: Any first-year student at Duke or UNC-Chapel Hill who meets the following guidelines is eligible to apply as part of the First-Year Selection Program:

  • Students must be entering Duke or UNC-Chapel Hill in the Fall as first-year students
  • Students must not have matriculated at another college or university prior to enrollment at Duke or UNC-Chapel Hill*
  • Student must be degree-seeking and full-time (defined by a course load of 4 full courses at Duke and 12 credit hours at UNC)
  • Student may not have transferred from another college or university
  • Student must expect to have three remaining years at university in pursuit of a bachelor's degree
  • Student must have a clear judicial record

Application: Students interested in the Robertson Scholars Program should complete the Robertson Scholars Program online application in addition to their application to Duke and/or UNC-Chapel Hill.

Web site: http://www.robertsonscholars.org/index.php?type=static&source=71

 

Rotary Scholarship

Description: The scholarships sponsor undergraduate and graduate students, as well as qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies. While abroad, scholars serve as goodwill ambassadors to the country where they study and give presentations about their own culture to Rotary clubs and other groups. Back home, scholars share with Rotarians and others the experiences that deepened their understanding of another culture. The Rotary World Peace Fellowships are offered on a world-competitive basis. Each Rotary district may nominate candidates for competition in the worldwide selection process. Up to 50 fellowships for master's level studies are offered annually at one of five Rotary Centers. A sixth Rotary Center at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand offers a 3-month certificate program. Fellows can only be assigned to a center outside of their home country.

Eligibility: • A strong commitment to international understanding and peace demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal and community service activities.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• A four-year bachelor's degree, with strong academic achievement (the equivalent of a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0).
• A minimum of three years' combined paid or unpaid full-time relevant work experience.
• Proficiency in a second language (master's degree).
• All applicants whose native language is not English must take either the TOEFL or IELTS exam. For further information and details, see http://sanford.duke.edu/centers/dcid/degree/admissions/index.php or http://gradschool.unc.edu/admissions/instructions.html#intl.
• Applicants to the University of North Carolina must take the GRE exam and we strongly recommend that all applicants to the Duke-UNC Rotary Center take this exam. For further information and details, see http://gradschool.unc.edu/admissions/instructions.html#tests.

Application Deadline: Each district must set its own deadline for clubs to submit applications to the district selection committee. District-endorsed Rotary World Peace Fellowship applications are due to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.

Web site: www.rotary.org/rotarycenters.


The Sallie Mae Fund

Description: Designed to successfully offer solutions and services tailored to help students, families, and schools reach their financial and academic goals.

Eligibility: each scholarship may have different eligibility requirements, please review the scholarship’s description carefully on the website.

Application: Each scholarship may have a different due date, please review the scholarship’s description carefully for the due date and address where applications are to be sent. Applications received after the application deadline may not be considered.

Web site: https://www.salliemae.com/

 

 

Student Loans(Private, Federal, University)

Description: Money one may borrow from federal sources, University sources, or private lenders. Financial aid administrators must follow a code of conduct in the administration of educational loans to ensure your interests are protected. The Office of Scholarships and Student Aid administers a number of student loan programs which provide low-interest, long-term loans to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Most financial aid packages include assistance from one or more loan programs.

Eligibility: To be eligible, a student must:

  • Enroll in a degree program (or in the Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, or Radiography Certificate programs)
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (permanent resident)
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress
  • Be registered for Selective Service (if applicable) and
  • Not be in default on a prior federal loan nor owe an amount on a prior federal grant due to overpayment

NOTE: There are several types of both need-based and non-need based loans with different requirements. Please carefully review the website for more details on specific loans.

Application: March 1st is the priority deadline for applying for aid.

Web site: http://studentaid.unc.edu/

Triangle Community Foundation

Description: Thanks to the generosity of our donors, approximately $422,000 was awarded to support individuals during the 2008-2009 academic year through funds at Triangle Community Foundation.    Triangle Community Foundation encourages individuals through the following opportunities: 1.) Scholarships: Funds created by families, individuals, and companies for the benefit of students pursing higher education.  2.) Awards: Funds designed to recognize the individual achievement of community members. 3.) Grants: Funding provided to benefit individuals who have a specific need.

Eligibility: each scholarship may have different eligibility requirements, please review the scholarship’s description carefully on the website.

Application: Each scholarship may have a different due date, please review the scholarship’s description carefully for the due date and address where applications are to be sent. Applications received after the application deadline may not be considered.

Web site: http://www.trianglecf.org/grants_support/funding_for_individuals/

 

UNC Campus Scholarship Program

Description: The University of North Carolina offers a two-part scholarship program to promote educational access and diversity. Part I provides need-based scholarships for undergraduate students with "exceptional financial need" whose enrollment contributes to the intellectual experiences and diversity of the undergraduate population. Students must be residents of North Carolina who are enrolled in full-time degree credit course work. Part II provides need-based scholarship for undergraduate Native American students. To be eligible for these funds, students must be residents of North Carolina and must be Native American, defined as an individual who maintains cultural and political identification as a Native American through membership in an Indian Tribe recognized by the State of North Carolina or by the United States.

Eligibility: Part I: must be resident of North Carolina and demonstrate financial need; Part 2: must be resident of North Carolina and must be Native American

Value: The amount awarded is determined by the campus.

Application: North Carolina residents interested in this program should contact the financial aid office at the North Carolina public university they plan to attend.

Web site: http://sils.unc.edu/programs/undergraduate/bsis/cost

 

University of North Carolina System Need-Based Grant

Eligibility: Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirement: Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at one of the 16 constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina; Demonstrate eligibility based on a calculation of need, using income data from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Value: Award amounts vary. For the 2011-12 academic year, funds ranged from $500 to $3800.

Application: Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), listing at least one constituent institution of The University of North Carolina. Consideration for the grant is automatic once the FAFSA is filed; no formal deadline has been established. Applicants should meet priority deadlines established by their institutions. Late applicants may be denied if insufficient funds are available

Web site: http://www.cfnc.org

 

Walter W. King Scholarship

Description: $500 (USD) scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman of a four-year institution or a college graduate entering graduate school who is an alumnus or alumna of an NBC Camps’ event. This scholarship is given to a male student who exemplifies the virtues of hard work, dedication to his country, acts of kindness, wise decision-making and a gracious spirit.

Eligibility: must be a male alumnus of an NBC Camps’ event and must be a graduating high school senior or graduate student.

Application: Mail application, teacher recommendation, essay, and copy of transcript and copy of ACT and/or SAT score sheet to be postmarked no later than April 2.

Web site: http://www.nbccamps.com/slm/slm.htm

 

William Richardson Davie Scholarship

Description: The William Richardson Davie Scholarship is available to entering freshmen at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. You must exhibit high academic achievement and potential for leadership to be eligible for this renewable award.

Eligibility: All applicants for admission are considered and no separate application is required. Please visit the sponsor's Web site for additional information.

Application: no separate application required

Web site: N/a. Contact Office of Scholarships and Student Aid for more information.