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140 Jesse Green Rd | Thomasville, NC 27360 phone Phone: 336-769-9671 phone Fax: 336-769-0650
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Ledford High School

Scholarship Newsletter #10

April 8, 2019

 

NOTE:  This scholarship list is not inclusive of all available scholarships.  Most colleges offer merit scholarships and need-based scholarships.  The Guidance Department encourages seniors to research each college in which they are interested, in order to determine all possible scholarship opportunities.  Seniors should contact the colleges to request information on scholarships and financial aid. The Guidance Department is always available to answer questions and provide assistance with future-planning procedures.

 

Welcome, Seniors of the Class of 2019!

We are fast approaching some very important deadlines.  Get your minds in gear quickly about the following!

  • *Take admissions tests (SAT and ACT) – YOU MUST REGISTER SOON!!!
  • *Apply to college - You need to be checking specific college websites for application deadlines IMMEDIATELY and for college specific scholarship information.

 

College Admissions / Placement Test Dates

Students must be aware of registration deadlines for the following standardized tests.  To register for the SAT, go to www.collegeboard.org. To register for the ACT, go to www.actstudent.org.

 

SAT Registration Deadline              SAT Test Date          ACT Registration Deadline        ACT Test Date

April 5                                                    May 4                             May 3                                             June 8

May 3                                                    June 1                            June 14                                           July 13

 

STUDENTS: When you register for these admissions tests, do not forget to indicate which colleges you would like to receive your scores.  At the time of registration, THIS SERVICE IS FREE!  Afterwards, you will have to pay to have scores sent to colleges.

 

College admissions information:

Seniors should check the website for ANY college of interest regarding the admission deadlines that may apply.  Guidance cannot possibly check all college websites.  MANY COLLEGES ARE EMPHASIZING: Apply online. Students are encouraged to apply with their CFNC.org account to apply to multiple colleges.  The Common Application is also available online at www. commonapp.org.  This form can be filled out once to submit to any one of the almost 500 participating colleges.

 

Please see Lara Cecil if you need an application or more information on any of the below listed scholarships. For scholarships requiring a school nomination, students need to express interest directly to Lara Cecil. The LHS Scholarship Committee, unless directed otherwise, chooses the nominee(s). For some nominations, students may need to submit materials for consideration such as high school resume or personal resume. For others, simply submitting a name may suffice. Please contact Lara Cecil for specific nomination procedures.

 

Transcripts

You can send your transcript electronically via CFNC.org; if you need assistance to send your transcript please stop by student services and fill out the clipboard.

 

Thomasville Woman’s Club DCCC Scholarship Program

Award: $800

Who: Applicant must be a US citizen and resident of North Carolina. The applicant must be a member of a senior class in an accredited North Carolina school. Applicant must use the TWC scholarship application form. The scholarship is to be used at the Davidson County Community College. One applicant per school will be chosen by the high school’s education scholarship committee. This applicant will then be invited to an interview.

How: Please pick up application in Student Services.

Application Deadline: Applications should be turned in to Lara Cecil no later than Friday April 12.

 

DCCC Achievement Scholarship

Award: Varies

Who: Graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll at Davidson County Community College.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services

Application Deadline: Applications should be turned in to Lara Cecil no later than Friday April 12.

 

Thomasville Woman’s Club Four Year College Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: This scholarship is awarded based on the candidate’s character, scholastic records, evidence of intellectual promise, demonstration of ambition, leadership ability and financial assistance. Applicant must be a US citizen and resident of North Carolina. The applicant must be a member of a senior class in an accredited North Carolina school. Applicant must be in the upper half of the senior class. Applicant must use the official TWC scholarship application form. The scholarship is to be used at a four-year college or university in the state of North Carolina. One applicant per school will be chosen by the high school’s education scholarship committee. This applicant will then be invited to an interview.

How: Please pick up an application in Student Services

Application Deadline: Applications should be turned in to Lara Cecil no later than Friday April 12.

 

State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be the dependent child of an SEANC member that plans to attend a technical school, community college, trade school, junior college or a four-year university.

How: Apply online @ State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019

 

The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation

Award:  $750.00

Who: Any senior student that is interested in the accounting profession. Student must be a North Carolina Resident. Must enroll in an accredited school of higher education in North Carolina. Must enroll in an accounting degree program with six or more credit hours per semester. Must show a firm intention to continue into the field of accounting.

How: Pick up an application in student services.

Application Deadline: Please mail your completed application to 3240 Shamrock Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28303 by April 10. Applications are due by April 15.

 

Davidson County Student Information Association High School Senior Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: Seniors that have at least a 2.5 GPA and plan to attend a 4-year College or University or a Community College.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services

Application Deadline: Application packet must be sealed and returned to the Guidance Office/School Student Services office on or before April 17, 2019.

 

DCAEOP Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: Student must be a U.S. citizen and a Davidson County graduating high school senior who has applied for admission in a post-high school program.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services

Application Deadline: Application packet must be sealed and returned to the Guidance Office/School Student Services office on or before April 17, 2019.

 

Memorial Golf Scholarship

Award: $2,500

Who: Must be a Davidson County high school seniors with the intention to graduate the end of the school year. Applicants must meet entrance requirements and plan to enroll at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must have a cumulative unweighted GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must demonstrate excellent character and express a love for the sport of golf. Applicants must have played on their school golf team at least 2 of the last 3 three seasons.

How: Pick up application information in Student Services

Application Deadline: Completed application should be mailed to The Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund ℅ The Lexington Men’s Golf Association, 200 Country Club Blvd., Lexington, NC 27292 by April 17, 2019.

 

Thomasville Rotary Club James E Lambeth Memorial Scholars’ Application

Award: Varies

Who: Graduating senior from Ledford, East Davidson, or Thomasville High School or Davidson Early College with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

How: Pick up application in Student Services

Application Deadline: Sealed application packet can be mailed on or before April 20th to:

                                      Thomasville Rotary Club

                                      Scholars’ Program

                                      PO Box 444

                                      Thomasville, NC 27361

 

Student View Scholarship Program

Award: Varies

Who: High school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.

How: Apply online @ Student-View Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: April 22, 2019

Allison Hunt Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: High School Seniors attending post-secondary education

How: Pick up an application in student services

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019

 

The Giving Tree Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: Seniors that display leadership among peers and strangers that is continually guided by a strong moral compass. Seniors that are highly involved in the community and recognize the importance of service to family, community, and country. Seniors who demonstrate and exhibit a sense of camaraderie and teamwork through the active participation in sports and extracurricular activities. Seniors who strive to surpass academic standards and are within the top 15% of her or his academic class. Seniors that have met daily of lifetime challenges head on with success without the compromising of their own integrity.

How: Please pick up an application in student services

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019

 

The Giving Tree Builders of Tomorrow Scholarship

Award: Two $1,000 scholarships

Who: The Giving Tree Builders of Tomorrow Scholarship provides financial support to two graduating seniors that aspire to become licenses within an established trade through attending an apprenticeship program, technical, community, or junior college. Recipients of the Giving Tree Builders of Tomorrow Scholarship are selected based on their recognized leadership, self-reliances, resilience, and positive attitude during times of adversity. The recipient consistently displays good character, inclusivity, and empathy for others, while also recognizing the importance of being a good steward to their community.

How: Pick up an application in student services

Application Deadline April 26, 2019

 

R.L. Pope Class Educational Scholarship 

Who: One graduation senior from one of Thomasville, East Davidson, or Ledford High Schools.

Selection criteria: B+ average, financial need, Sound Christian background/active in his/her church, socially sound reputation, participates actively in extra-curricular school functions etc., has genuine desire to succeed and continue his/her education

How: Pick up application in student services

Application Deadline: Completed application should be turned in to student services by April 30, 2019.

 

VIP Voice Scholarship

Award: $5,000

Who: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be at least 13 years of age or older.

How: Apply online @  VIP Voice Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

 

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Eta Beta Beta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship Program is available to African American Male high school students who will maintain full time status at a nationally accredited, post-secondary four-year institution beginning in the fall of the year. Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify. The Scholarship Award should be applied toward tuition, room, board and books. Checks will be mailed from Eta Beta Beta Chapter Office and made payable to the institution.  

How: Pick up an application in student services

Application Deadline: Students should mail the completed application to Eta Beta Beta Chapter Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 326, Lexington, N.C. 27293, no later than May 1, 2019.                                           

 

Davidson County Young Artist Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: The Young Artist Scholarship is to aid local students in their professional artistic development, Arts Davidson County established the Young Artist Scholarship (formerly the Stuffer Myers Scholarship) as a competitive scholarship available to qualified Davidson County residents. The scholarship is for continued study in an arts-related degree program at a regionally accredited college or university.

How: Scholarship guidelines and application can be found online @ Davidson County Young Artist Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 3, 2019

 

SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Award: $500 Who: Student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident 13 years of age or older. Have a permanent residence in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia (D.C.) Provide proof of enrollment for the fall of 2019 in a U.S. Department of Education Title IV eligible 2 or 4 year public or private college or university located in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (D.C.) How: Apply online @ SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes Application Deadline: The first drawing will occur on or about October 29, 2018. Subsequent drawings are approximately every two weeks thereafter until on or about May 13, 2019.

 

North State Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be a resident of North Carolina, have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (unweighted), and must major in some area of Criminal Justice or related field.

How: Apply online @North State Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019

 

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Award: Varies

Who: Seniors planning to attend one of the following universities who have at least a 3.5 GPA

                Clarkson University

                Drexel University

   Johnson & Wales University

   Merrimack College

   Rochester Institute of Technology

   State University of New York Oswego

                The University of Toledo

                University of Cincinnati

                Wentworth Institute of Technology

How: Apply online @ http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/scholonlineapp.html

Application Deadline: Deadlines vary by school. Early applications are encouraged.

 

Lift Parts Express North Carolina Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be between the ages of 16-21 and plan on attending school in the fall of 2019 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

How: Apply online @ Lift Parts Express North Carolina Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

 

North Carolina Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000

Who: To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be a current North Carolina resident, be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in the 2019 fall semester, and pursuing studies in environmental engineering, plant or environmental sciences, or green technology.

How: Apply online @ North Carolina Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

 

Education.com Scholarship (From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship)

Award: $5,000

Who: Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident. Open to students from all states. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic year. We will require proof of enrollment. Intent to pursue an Education or closely related degree. Proof of strong academic performance, leadership, and community service (see scholarship page for details)

How: Apply online @ Classroom to Classroom scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019.

 

College and Scholarship Search Websites

The following list outlines a variety of Web sites available for students who are interested in gathering information related to college and scholarship searches.  Please note that some of these websites will send visitors to sites that request money for additional searches. The counselors ask that you investigate such searches completely before offering any monetary payments.

 

www.cfnc.org                                           

 www.petersons.com                                                 

www.ed.gov/studentaid                    

www.fastweb.com                                              

www.finaid.org                                                                  

www.get-recruited.com                                    

www.college-scholarships.com                      

www.collegeboard.org                                                  

www.guaranteed-scholarships.com

www.college-scholarships.com/100college.htm