Scholarships in North Carolina

Achievement Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake County

Applicant must be a resident of Wake County, NC, who is a first-generation U.S. citizen, refugee, or immigrant planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree as a full-time student at an accredited public, private, or technical college or university in the state of North Carolina. Minimum 2.5 GPA...

  • Amount: $4,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: March 31

African American Alumni Association Scholarship

Applicant must be a sophomore, junior, or senior student who has demonstrated potential for community leadership as demonstrated by involvement in North Carolina organizations and activities. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

  • Amount: $1,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: March 15

Alpha Delta General Excellence Scholarship

Applicant must be a member of the Alpha Delta Chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Applicant must have demonstrated excellence in academics, community service, and service to the university.

  • Amount: Not Available
  • Deadline: January 1

Ann Mabe Newman and William G. Newman Nursing Scholarship

The Ann Mabe Newman and William G. Newman Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a Master of Science in Nursing or doctoral degree program. The candidate is required to be Licensed Registered Nurse in North Carolina.

  • Amount: $900
  • Deadline: Mar 31

APIASF/Sara Lee Foundation

Applicant must be a female U.S. citizen, national or legal permanent resident of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity (as defined by the U.S. Census) who is from Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, or Wisconsin, and will be...

  • Amount: $2,500 (maximum)
  • Deadline: January 13

Astronaut Scholarship

Applicants must be sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate or graduate students in natural or applied science, engineering or mathematics at Brown University, Colorado School of Mines, Clemson University, Florida Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvey Mudd College,...

  • Amount: $10,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: Open

BB&T Endowed Scholarship

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a resident of District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia.

  • Amount: $4,000 (average)
  • Deadline: April 30

Betsy Y. Justus Scholarship

Applicant must be a female college freshman, re-entry, or transfer student who is a North Carolina resident enrolled at an accredited institution in North Carolina. Must be a STEM major with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay, transcripts, proof of acceptance, and letter of recommendation required.

  • Amount: $1,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: June 30

Board of Governors Medical Scholarship

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident, demonstrate financial need, and intend to practice medicine in North Carolina. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

  • Amount: Not Available
  • Deadline: May

Carol Ann Beerstecher Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a resident of Chatham, Durham, Orange, Wake, or Pearson County, NC, who is a current nursing student at a public institution or have been admitted to a nursing program at a public institution in North Carolina offering an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing. Minimum...

  • Amount: $5,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: June 1

Crib to College Scholarship

Applicant must be a North Carolina High School senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA who will be attending a four-year college or university in the Fall. Selection is based upon community involvement, volunteerism, non-profit program involvement, and community projects.

  • Amount: $1,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: March 15

D. Elizabeth Williams International Graduate Fellowship

Applicant must be an international student who desires to study family and consumer sciences in the United States, preferably at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

  • Amount: $5,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: January 9

Dean Reep Scholarship

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident who is planning a career in crime prevention, have high moral character and a minimum 3.4 GPA, and be a full-time senior who is graduating in May or graduate student. Applicant must submit transcript, two letters of reference from people who can attest...

  • Amount: $500 (maximum)
  • Deadline: February 15

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and have a mental or physical disability that is an impairment to employment.

  • Amount: $2,428 (maximum)
  • Deadline: None

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program

Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and...

  • Amount: $1,250 (maximum)
  • Deadline: April 1

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program

Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia,...

  • Amount: $2,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: February 1

Dottie Martin Teacher's Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in an education program and have an established career plan to teach in North Carolina.

  • Amount: $500 (maximum)
  • Deadline: June 1

Dottie Martin Teachers Scholarship

Applicant must demonstrate financial need and be well advanced in programs of education with an established career plan for teaching. Applicant must be interested in child guidance and counseling and want to make a difference in the lives of North Carolina's children.

  • Amount: $500 (maximum)
  • Deadline: May

Dr. Corbin O. Williams Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Hendersonville High School or the equivalent who has been accepted to and plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Demonstration of high academic standards, leadership abilities, and exhibition of high levels of interpersonal...

  • Amount: $1,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: March 3

Dr. Hugh and Madge Gleaton Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Henderson County public school who is planning to attend a four-year accredited university within the University of North Carolina System. A successful applicant is a student who ranks in the top 15% of their secondary school class and has financial...

  • Amount: $4,000 (maximum)
  • Deadline: March 3
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