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Senior Scholarships

Scholarship Information for the 2022-2023 School Year will be listed here! Please check this page regularly for updates.

Please check this Scholarship Database regularly for updates. 

National/ State/ Local Scholarships

Below, you will find additional scholarships available at the National, State, and local level. 

Army ROTC 4-year Scholarship 

  • Award: Full Tuition 
  • Deadline: 
  • GPA: 2.50
  • SAT/ACT: 1000+/19+
  • More Info: 
    • Graduate from high school
    • Meet Physical Standards 
    • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

NC Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: Varies
  • More information
    • Several scholarships and scholarship search tools available. Check website for more information.

Horatio Alger State Scholarship

  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: Opens in December
  • GPA: 2.0+
  • Essays: 2
  • Letter of Recommendation: 1 support letter from an adult not related to you who can speak to the adversaties mentioned in the application and 1 online certification from counselor 
  • Other Info: Involvement in co-curricular activities and community service

Horatio Alger National Scholarship

  • Award: $25,000
  • Deadline: Opens in December
  • GPA: 2.0+
  • Letter of Recommendation: 1 support letter from an adult not related to you who can speak to the adversaties mentioned in the application and 1 online certification from counselor 
  • Other Info: Involvement in co-curricular activities and community service 

Ron Brown Guided Pathway Program

  • Other Info: 
    • For high school SENIORS AND JUNIORS 
    • Program is for African American/Black students and it will help them plan for college

Scholarships for Students at 1890 Institutions (1890 Scholarships)

  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: January 31, 2022
  • Info: 
    • For students interested in going to a land grant institution and majoring in food and agricultural sciences (or related fields)
    • Land Grant Institutions List

NC Scholarship for Children of Wartime Veterans

  • Deadline: February 14
  • More info: 
    • Veteran parent had to be a legal resident of NC at time of said veteran’s entrance into that period of service in the Armed FOrces during which eligibility is established 
    • The applicant is the natural child or adopted child (if adopted before the age of 15) of an eligible veteran and the child/adopted child was born in North Carolina and has been a resident of North Carolina continuously since birth.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

  • Award: $100-$4,000 per year
  • Other Info: 
    • Full time student
    • US Citizen
    • Must have completed FAFSA application and exhibit significant financial need

Golden Leaf

  • Award: $3,000 per year for four years (3 years for community college students)
  • Gpa: 3.0+
  • Opens: November/December 2022
  • Deadline: Varies by Colleges
  • More info: 
    • Resident of rural community that is economically distressed (Bladen qualifies)
    • The Golden LEAF Scholarship Program is designed to assist current high school seniors and North Carolina community college transfer students. Recipients must be from certain rural counties, demonstrate both financial need and merit, and plan to attend participating North Carolina colleges and universities. The scholarship is funded by the Golden LEAF Foundation through a grant to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority. The number of years of scholarship support depends on the degree sought and the number of credits transferred.

State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarships

  • Award: $1,000 for four year schools; $500 for trade schools and community colleges 
  • Opens: January
  • Deadline: April 15
  • More info: 
    • Must demonstrate academic potential, financial need, school and community involvement, and motivation
    • Must be a SEANC member or a child of a SEANC member
    • Demonstrate academic merit and/or financial need

CBC Scholarships

  • Award: Varies
  • Opens: January 2023
  • Deadline: TBD
  • GPA: 2.5/Varies
  • More info: 
    • For Black/African-American students pursuing an Associates or Bachelors degree in various fields. Check website for more specific information and deadlines

NC Sheriffs Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice 

  • Award: $2,000 ($1,000 per semester)
  • More Info: 
    • For criminal justice majors
    • Must show financial need
    • Plan to enroll full-time into a four year
    • Preference for children of a sheriff/deputy sheriff 

For more scholarships or to view scholarships with deadlines that have already passed, please visit the Scholarship Database.

Below are a list of some specific scholarships available at some North Carolina colleges. Please continue to visit the Scholarship Database regularly and research scholarships available at the school you are interested in. 

NC State

Goodnight Scholars Program

  • Award: $20,500
  • Deadline: Nov. 1 and either self-nominate or be nominated by college adviser/school counselor (must submit general application to NC State by this date)
  • Other Info: 

Park Scholarships

  • Award: $111,000 four-year scholarship (includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel, personal expenses)
  • Deadline: November 1 (School endorsement deadline is October 15)
  • Essays: 2
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • Other Info: 
    • Committee evaluate candidates on scholarship, leadership, service, and character 

Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship

  • Award: $5,000 per year
  • Deadline: 
  • GPA: 3.0
  • Other Info: 
    • Incoming freshman with leadership potential, academic achievement, personal talent, unique work/service experience 
    • Understanding of and an appreciation for diversity
    • Demonstrated financial need 

Cody Blue Pilkington Scholarship Fund

  • Award: not disclosed
  • Deadline: Currently closed, usually due in April (check back for updates)
  • GPA: 2.8+
  • Other Info: 
    • Must be majoring in Engineering, science, or math at NC State
    • Must be involved in a community service organization (preferably 2), and be a non-smoker and substance-free

Evander Ayers Davis Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: 
  • Other Info: 
    • Must be enrolled in any College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) program and have demonstrated financial need
    • Awarding preference order for residents of Bladen county, NC 
    • Must demonstrate academic merit

 Mattocks Scholarship

  • Award: $8,750
  • GPA: 3.0
  • Other info: 
    • Must be a well rounded student with a history of school and community involvement
    • Demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA
    • Resident of Bladen County
    • Minimum full time enrollment
    • Remain in an undergraduate program pursuing your first degree
    • Maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP)
    • You may not be eligible to receive another major University award in conjunction with this award 

Murphy Family Farms, Inc. Scholarship

  • Award: varies
  • Other info: 
    • Must be enrolled in animal science (science or industry subplan) or livestock management and technology (AGI)
    • Resident of Bladen County-NC 
    • Have interest in pork industry 
    • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

UNC - Chapel Hill 

Morehead Cain Scholarship

Deadline: October 15


Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for the Morehead-Cain, you must be:

  • a competitive applicant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • on track to graduate in the spring

Please note: While candidates for the scholarship are more than welcome to apply to other colleges and universities under Early Action or Regular Decision application plans, candidates are not permitted to apply binding Early Decision to other colleges or universities while under consideration for the Morehead-Cain. If you have questions about what constitutes a binding application, please feel free to contact us.

Entering the Selection Process: North Carolina

  • Be nominated by your high school (All N.C. high schools are eligible)
  • Apply directly for the scholarship

Carolina Covenant

  • Award: full tuition and fees, housing, food, books and supplies, transportation, personal expenses, and work-study job
  • Awarded based on financial need (expected family contribution is $0 or modest amount)
  • No application, just apply to Chapel Hill and complete FAFSA

Chancellor's Science Scholarship

  • Award: 
  • Deadline: Apply to UNC-Chapel Hill by October 15th (Fill out the Excel@Carolina survey in the Common App and select Chancellor’s Science Scholars)
  • Other Info: The Chancellor’s Science Scholars work to bring awareness to the issues of diversity as well as provide a space where students, regardless of background, can be supported to pursue fields in STEM.

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program

  • Award: 
  • Deadline: September 30th (nomination); November 15th application deadline
  • Other Info: 
    • For students planning on going to UNC or Duke but plan on taking a gap year

Light on the Hill Scholarship

  • Award: Renewable $2,000 scholarship or one-time $2,500 scholarship
  • Opens: January 3, 2022
  • Deadline: 11:59 PM on March 15, 2022.
  • GPA: 
  • Essays: 3
  • Letter of recommendation: 1 (send to
  • Transcript: mail or email to (must be sent by school counselor)
  • Other info: 
    • Headshop of yourself must be sent
    • Scholarship honors students academically gifted, African-American students who attend Carolina

Army ROTC Scholarship for High School Students

  • Award: tuition, stipend, and book fees (worth over $160,000 over the course of a four-year college career)
  • Other Info: 
    • Must apply to UNC by early decision deadline
    • Apply for ROTC Scholarship
    • Tour UNC-Chapel Hill
    • Notify the UNC Army ROTC department of your acceptance to UNC 

Johnston Scholars Program Scholarship

  • Award: $10,000 for NC students
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other Info:
    • Selection based on a combination of academic merit and financial need. (Financial aid application must be submitted with UNC application to be eligible for Johnston Scholarship).  

Pogue Scholars

  • Award: $9,000 for NC residents (tuition, fees, room and board for out-of-state residents)
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other Info: 
    • Selection based entirely on merit, with an emphasis on commitment to diversity

Carolina Innovation Scholarship

  • Award: Tuition, fees, room and board (renewable for four years)
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other Info: 
    • Guaranteed placement into Minor in Entrepreneurship program
    • Internship placement
    • Access to wide network of entrepreneurs and support organizations

Kenan Music Scholarship

  • Award: four-year full-tuition scholarship (student fees, room, and board)
  • Other Info: 
    • Additional financial support for musical enrichment activities (ex. Summer programs, masterclasses, travel, research) 
    • Workshops and masterclasses with internationally renowned performers
    • Mentoring from distinguished Department of Music faculty and dedicated Kenan Music Scholars faculty adviser

Carolina Scholars

  • Award: $9,000 for NC residents (tuition, fees, room and board for out-of-state residents)
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other info: 
    • Selection based entirely on merit. 
    • Looking for outstanding academic achievement in high school and strong potential for continued leadership and engagement at Carolina

Colonel Robinson Scholars

  • Award: $9,000 for NC residents (tuition, fees, room and board for out-of-state students)
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other Info: 
    • Based entirely on merit
    • Looking for outstanding academic achievement in high school and strong potential for continued leadership and engagement
    • Emphasis on math, science, and engineering disciplines

Old Well and Founders Scholarship

  • Award: renewable award of at least $3,000 
  • Other info: 
    • Merit-based 
    • Have to be a NC resident with exemplary academic record

College Fellows Scholarship

  • Award: renewable $2500 award 
  • Other info: 
    • Merit-based

McDonald Community Service Scholarships

  • Award: renewable $5000 award
  • Other info: 
    • Commitment to community service

Wood Family Scholar Program

  • Award: $7,000 tuition support (renewable for four years)
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other info: 
    • For students who demonstrate financial need
    • Exhibit leadership potential of high-achieving students


UNC- Greensboro

Spartan Central

UNCG Guarantee Scholarship

  • Award: Fully Funded for 4 years
  • Deadline: December 1 (both admission application and scholarship application due)
  • GPA: 3.8+ (weighted)
  • Must submit FAFSA and have an EFC (expected family contribution) of 0
  • Essay: 1; 500-750 words
  • Letter of recommendation: 2
  • FAFSA: required 
  • Additional Info: Must be admitted to UNCG for Fall Enrollment

Teacher Education Fellows

  • Award: $20,000 distributed over four years
  • Deadline: January 1
  • GPA: 3.8+ (weighted)
  • SAT/ACT: 1100+ (SAT)/ 24+ (ACT)
  • Majors: 
    • Elementary education, Middle Grades Education, Special Education, Dual (Elementary and Special) Education OR majors in the College of Arts and Sciences with Secondary Education concentrations

Blue and Gold Scholarships

  • Award: varies (can include full tuition, fees, room and board)
  • Deadline: January 15 (submit general application and submit FAFSA)
  • Essay: 250-500 word essay (should be submitted with general application)
  • Additional Info: 
    • Based on academic merit

Chancellor, Deans and Spartan Awards

  • Award: Varies (funds can be applied to university bill during each semester’s financial aid disbursement)
  • Deadline: January 15 (submit general application and submit FAFSA)
  • More Info: 
    • No separate application (just apply to the university)
    • Eligible students will be notified by the Admission Office or the Financial Aid Office 


  • Award: $4,616
  • Deadline: January 15 (submit undergraduate application, scholarship application, and FAFSA)
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other info:
    • For students who plan to major in Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, or Physics is invited to apply to be a STAMPS Scholar.

Fayetteville State University

Dr. Valeria Fleming STEM Scholarships 

  • Award: full ride 
  • Deadline: February 19,2022
  • GPA: 3.5+
  • SAT/ACT: 1000+/22+
  • Other Info: 
    • STEM majors only (intent to major in one of the following majors: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forensic Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Middle Grades or Secondary Teacher Education in Mathematics or Science, or the FSU - NCSU 3+2 program Engineering.)
    • Must provide 2 letters of recommendation

Global Scholars Program

  • Award: $3500/year
  • Deadline: FSU Early Application Deadline, scholarship application due March 4, 2022
  • GPA: 3.5+
  • SAT/ACT: 1080+/22+
  • Other info:
    • Must submit FAFSA
    • Must have at least 1 letter of recommendation


Cheatham-White Scholarship

  • Award: Full tuition for 4 years
  • Deadline: Nominations due November 15; Deadline for admissions and scholarship app due December 10
  • GPA: 4.0+
  • SAT/ACT: 1280+/28+
  • Essay: 1 (resume also required)
  • Additional Info: 
    • US citizen/resident 

February 1 Scholars

  • Award:
  • Deadline: Nominations due November 15; Deadline for admissions and scholarship app due December 10
  • GPA:3.75+ (unweighted)
  • SAT/ACT: 1270 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT
  • Additional Information:
    • Must be US citizen/resident
    • Must pursue an undergraduate degree program within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Education, or the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholarship

  • Award: Full tuition 
  • Deadline: December 1
  • GPA: 3.75+
  • SAT/ACT: 1270+/26+

National Alumni Scholarship

  • Award: Full ride
  • GPA: 3.75+
  • SAT/ACT: 1100+/22+

Hilda Pinnix-Ragland Endowment

  • Award: not disclosed
  • Deadline: April 2
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Additional Info: 
    • Financial need considered
    • For accounting majors

NC A&T College of Education Major Scholarships

  • Minimum Requirements: 
    • GPA: 3.0+
    • SAT/ACT:1000+/19+
    • Be an education major
    • *click link for a list of all education major scholarships*


Levine Scholars

  • Award: $105,000
  • Deadline: October 8 to self-nominate
  • SAT/ACT: no minimum
  • Essay: 2
  • Additional Info: 
    • Must be US citizen/permanent resident
    • Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard.

UNCC Scholarship Portal - list of all other scholarships offered at UNCC

Appalachian State University

Signature Scholarships

  • Award:
  • Deadline: Nov 15, 2021, must also have submitted an application for admission

Jagannathan Scholarships

  • Award: Varies
  • Additional Info: 
    • Must be a US Citizen 
    • Demonstrate leadership and financial need

Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship

  • Award: Full in-state tuition and fees 
  • Deadline: Application due before November 15th
  • Additional Info:
    • Come from underrepresented population

Wilson Scholars Program

  • Award: Full ride plus stipend
  • Deadline: Application due before Nov. 1st
  • Additional Info: 
    • Demonstrate community service, leadership, high school academics

Chancellor's Scholars Program

  • Award: Full ride to App State (+more)
  • Deadline: apply to App before November 1st
  • Additional Info: 
    • Students with a record of leadership, service, and creativity.

Plemmons Leadership Scholars

  • Award: $20,000 per year
  • Deadline: Apply to App before November 1st
  • Additional Info: 
    • Service, leadership, high school academics

Diversity Scholarship Program

  • Award: Full ride to App State
  • Deadline: Apply before November 1st
  • Additional Info: 
    • Commitment to diversity, service, academics

ACCESS Scholars

  • Award: Graduate App State debt-free
  • Deadline: apply before November 1st
  • Additional Info: 
    • Low income student, community oriented

Academic Excellence Scholarship

  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: apply before November 1st
  • Leadership and involvement, academic success

Alumni Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: $2,000 each year (for four years)
  • Additional Info: 
    • Awarded to five students each year
    • Have to be child of App State Alumni

Beaver Scholars Program

  • Award: $10,000 per year
  • Deadline: Opens January 2022
  • Additional Info: 
    • Awarded to 4-5 students per year
    • For students majoring in health-focused programs with priority given to high achieving students who demonstrate a strong commitment to improving healthcare in the region and beyond

Reich College of Education Signature Scholarships for ACES

  • Award: $500 - $5,000 
  • Deadline: December 1
  • Additional Info: 
    • Awarded to 25 students per year

Walker College of Business Signature Scholarships

  • Award: $500-$5,000
  • Deadline: Currently closed, check site to see when opens back up
  • Additional Info: 
    • Awarded to approximately 10 students per year
    • Student pursuing a major within the College of Business 

Other College and Departmental Scholarships for App State 


East Carolina University

ECUAward Scholarship Portal

Maynard Scholars Program

  • Award: $20,000 over four years
  • Deadline: Midnight on 01/15/2022
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • SAT/ACT: 1080+/21+
  • Essay: 1
  • Letters of recommendation: 2
  • More info: for students interested in being teachers 

Abernathy Scholars

  • Award: $20,000 over four years
  • Deadline: 01/15/2021 at midnight
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • SAT/ACT: 1080+/21+
  • Essay: 1
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2 (letters must speak about academics or character and must be signed and sealed in an envelope and brought to campus interview)
  • More info: 
    • Must intend to teach science or math education
    • Must provide high school transcript from 1st semester of senior year
    • Must 

Burke Scholars Program

  • Award: $20,000 over four years
  • Deadline: January 15, 2022
  • More Info: 
    • For undergraduate or incoming freshmen interested in participating in intercollegiate athletics as a non-scholarship athlete
    • Must have a desire to teach in public schools and pursuing a degree in teacher education 

Bostic/West Scholarship

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: January 31, 2022
  • GPA: 3.0
  • More info: 
    • For students specifically from Bladen county

ECU Honors College

  • Award: $62,000
  • Deadline: Must apply to ECU by Nov. 1st
  • GPA: 4.0
  • ACT: 27+

ECU Access Scholarship

  • Award: $20,000 for 4 years
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • More info: 
    • Awarded to incoming freshmen or transfer students
    • Must demonstrate financial need
    • Prove academic potential 

Gordon Darragh Leadership Scholars Program Scholarship

  • Award: Full cost of attendance
  • Deadline: January 15, 2022
  • GPA: 3.5+
  • Supplemental Questions: 3
  • More Info: 
    • Display leadership and service experience
    • Must be NC resident
    • Must participate in ECU LEads and ALternative Break Experience trip with Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement 

Walter and Marie Leadership Program (WLAP) Scholarship

  • Award: $1000
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • SAT/ACT: 1000+/19+
  • Supplemental Questions: 3

Other ECU Scholarships

Elizabeth City State University

Chancellor's Academic Scholarship

  • Award: Full ride
  • Deadline: To be announced
  • GPA: 3.5+

UNC Campus Based Scholarship 

  • Award: $2500
  • Deadline: 
  • GPA: 2.5+
  • More info:
    • Must be NC resident
    • Must complete FAFSA 
    • Be accepted and enrolled at ECSU
    • Agree to participate in ECSU’s academic improvement effort, the First Year Experience, which includes an assessment of the student’s general education background and readiness for upper division work
    • Exhibit high moral and ethical standards in personal and scholastic behavior as set forth by ECSU’s Student Handbook, Catalogue and Student Code of Conduct

Winston-Salem State University

 WSSU Merit Scholarships

  • Award: unspecified
  • Deadline: December 1, 2021
  • GPA: 3.75+
  • Essay: 2
  • Letters of recommendation: 2 (letter of recommendation form)
  • More info: 
    • Must complete separate application

Meredith College

Additional Scholarships

Honors Program Scholarship

  • Award: unspecified 
  • Deadline: January 15
  • GPA: 3.75+
  • SAT/ACT: 1290+/27+
  • Essay: 1
  • Letters of Recommendation: up to 3
  • More info: 
    • Must exhibit leadership and strong academic record

Meredith Teaching Fellows Scholarships

  • Award: unspecified
  • Deadline: January 15th
  • More info: 
    • For education majors
    • Have to apply separately from general admission

STEM Scholarships

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: January 15, 2022
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • More Info: 
    • For STEM majors
    • Must submit FAFSA
    • Interview required 


University Merit Scholars

  • Award: full tuition
  • Deadline: Must apply by admission deadline 
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • Other Info: 
    • Must demonstration extracurricular engagement, exemplary community service, or community leadership 
    • Want “above average” SAT/ACT Scores 

Davidson College

John Montgomery Belk Scholarship

  • Award: Full ride to Davidson College + Stipend
  • Opens: Must be nominated by EBHS Counselor or Principal 
  • Deadline: Dec 1, 2021 (Nomination deadline)
  • Other Info: 
    • Belk Scholars are energetic, adventurous, studious, artistic, athletic, creative, collaborative, engaged, and compassionate 

Missy and John Kuykendall Scholarship

  • Award: $25,000 per year
  • Deadline: Must apply to Davidson (no separate application required)
  • Other Info: 
    • Must demonstrate exemplary leadership skills and personal qualities through student government, athletics, service or other activities

William Holt Terry Scholarship

  • Award: Full tuition, fees, and stipend
  • Deadline: must apply to Davidson (no separate application required)
  • Other Info: 
    • Must demonstrate exemplary leadership skills and personal qualities through student government, athletics, service, or other activities


More Scholarships (Several merit-based scholarships do not require a second application)

Odyssey Scholars Program 

  • Award: full financial need + Global study grant
  • Deadline: January 2022
  • Other info: 
    • Strong academic record + demonstrated financial need

NC Teaching Fellows at Elon

  • Award: $8,250 a year for up to four years ($33,000)
  • Other info: for students planning on majoring in a high-need teaching position after graduation. Several rules apply.

ROTC Scholarship

  • Award: full cost of attendance to Elon
  • US Army/Air Force ROTC program

North Carolina Central University

Cheatham-White Scholarahip 

  • Award: Full Tuition 
  • Deadline: Nominations due by 11:59 PM on November 15, 2021; All scholarship materials due by December 15
  • GPA: 4.0+
  • SAT/ACT: 1280+/28+
  • Essay: 1 (resume required as well) 

Chancellor’s Cycle of Success Scholarship

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: Varies (no later than February 4, 2022)
  • GPA: 3.3+

 Below are some scholarships specifically available to Latinx, Undocumented/DACA students. Please make sure to check this list as well as the scholarship database for scholarship information and updates. 

Check out MALDEF Scholarship Database

Golden Door Scholarship

  • Award: Full Tuition
  • Deadline: Oct 10, 2021
  • Essay: 1 essay from a college application or use one of the prompts from The Common Application 
  • Other Info: 
    • High school transcript, class rank, and class size needed
    • Video and Essay needed
    • Scholarship awarded despite DACA/Undocumented status

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

  • Award: $3500
  • Deadline: November 14, 2021
  • GPA: 3.0+
  • More Info:
    • Be graduating spring 2022
    • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2022-2023
    • Be of Hispanic heritage (including Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
    • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
    • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA

Diamante Education Scholarship

  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: Nov 19, 2021
  • GPA: 2.5
  • Essay: 1
  • Letters of Recommendation: 1 (from high school principal, college counselor, or community leader)
  • Must be Hispanic and/or of Latino origins

Simplr Artificial Intelligence and Technology Scholarship

  • Award: $7,500
  • Deadline: Dec 28, 2021
  • More information:
    • International students and DACA students are eligible to apply
    • Must write 1,000-2,000 word essay
    • Must submit unofficial transcript

Red Thread for Women Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Opens January 2022
  • Other info:
    • Women of an international background, including foreign students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, who are first year entrants to a U.S. college or university program
    • Must complete essays and interview

MPower Global Citizen Scholarship

  • Award: Varies, up to $10,000
  • Deadline: January 15, 2022

NC Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

  • Award: $500-$2500
  • Deadline: January 15 (opens Nov 15, 2021)
  • GPA: 2.5+
  • More Info: 
    • Preference give to foreign-born or native-born children of foreign-born parents
    • Must show dedication to community service and/or community development

10x digital

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
  • Essay: 500 words
  • Other info: 
    • Major in field related to digital marketing

Free Speech Essay Contest

  • Award: Varies, up to $10,000
  • Deadline: Dec 31, 2021at 11:59 p.m.
  • More information:
    • Must submit 700-900 word essay

Coupons Plus Deals Scholarship

  • Award: $3,000
  • GPA: 3.2+
  • Deadline: Dec 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
  • More information:
    • 800-1,000 word essay

The Dream.US Opportunity Scholarship

  • Award: Will cover tuition, fees, on-campus housing, and meals 
  • Application Opens: Nov. 1, 2021
  • Deadline: January 31, 2022
  • GPA: 2.8+
  • SAT/ACT: must have at least one score
  • Other Info: 
    • Eligible if you came to county before November 1, 2014, DACA, or TPS eligible 
    • Must attend a partner school in another state
    • Have significant unmet need

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

  • Award: up to $5,000 per academic year
  • Application Opens: December 1st 
  • Deadline: March 1st 
  • Other Info: 
    • Selection based on academic achievement, demonstration of leadership and volunteerism, overall commitment to becoming a licensed CPA professional

Asheville Latin Americans Achieving Success WNC College Scholarship

*Currently closed but check back to see when it opens*

  • Award: $600-$1,200
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022
  • Essay: 300-500 words
  • Letter of Recommendation: 2
  • Other Info: 
    • Must attend a university in Western NC
    • For undocumented or DACA-recipient Latinx students (scholarship applicants don’t qualify for in-state tution or are attending a private college or university). 

American Bus Association

  • Award: $5,000
  • Essay: 1, 500-word essay discussing the role student hopes to play in advancing the future of transportation, motorcoach, travel, and tourism/hospitality industry

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers

  • Award: $500-$2500
  • Deadline: November 1 and June 1
  • Letter of Recommendation: 1
  • Other info: 
    • Interest in pursuing development of visual arts, performing arts, media, literacy skills, or craft skills
    • Must have a history of movement to obtain work in agriculture; must submit a portfolio or samples of art

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

  • Award: up to $15,000 per year 
  • Deadline: April 1
  • Essay: Personal Statement of 1,000 words max
  • Other info: 
    • Need to complete SAR (Student Aid Report) and FAFSA worksheet
    • For students active in movements for social and economic justice

Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $250 
  • Deadline: April 1st 
  • Essay: 1
  • Letter of Recommendation: 1
  • Other Info:
    • Need a copy of most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

Hispanic Heritage Foundation - Youth Awards 

  • Award: Varies, up to $10,000
  • Deadline: Nov 14, 2021
  • GPA: 3.0 unweighted
  • Other info
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2022-2023
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $500-$5,000
  • Available: Jan 1
  • GPA: 3.0+
    • Emphasis on STEM majors but all majors accepted
    • Must be of Hispanic heritage
    • Plan to enroll in a four year university
    • US Citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA, or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
    • Other info: 

QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship

  • Award: full ride scholarship
  • Deadline: Varies, check site for more information
  • Other Info: 
    • Low-income high school senior (Options also available for juniors!)
    • Open to all students, regardless of citizenship status
    • Want primarily A’s
    • Top 5-10% of graduating class
    • ACT: 28 or SAT 1310 or greater
    • Want strong writing ability, intellectual spark, and determination through essays and teacher/counselor recommendations
    • Family earns less than $65,000 annually for typical family of four