Scholarships

Ledford High

School Scholarship Newsletter #10

May 18, 2020

 

   NOTE:  This scholarship list is not inclusive of all available scholarships.  Most colleges offer merit scholarships and need-based scholarships.  Student Services 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. Student Services is always available to answer questions and provide assistance with future-planning procedures.

 

Welcome, Seniors of the Class of 2020!

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

           

February 13    

March 14                       

February 28

April 4

April 2

May 2

May 8

June 13

May 6

June 6                           

June 19

July 18

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.

 

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 on Mrs. Carr’s desk.

 

Volunteer Hours

If you are interested in documenting your volunteer hours through Student Services pick up a copy of the Volunteer Service Form in Student Services or print one from the Student Services website.

 
Gamma Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: Applicants must be female high school seniors maintaining at least a “B” average.  Additional criteria to be used include extracurricular involvement and financial need as well as a positive attitude and demonstration of leadership ability.  Applicants must be entering a four-year institution or transfer program at a community college to pursue a four-year degree in the teaching field.

How: Please print an application from the Student Services Website

Application Deadline: Please have all applications emailed to Mrs. Cecil by Wednesday, May 20. She will submit them to Jessica Clark at North Davidson by Friday, May 22.

 

Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program

Award: Varies (Maximum award amount of $2,500

Who: This scholarship is for students seeking to pursue a career or technical education in a post-secondary environment. This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school completion by the spring of 2020, commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, Pell eligibility, the student is under age 30, and United States citizenship.

How: Apply online @ Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: The first priority deadline is April 15, 2020.

 

Jamie Berrier Crutchfield Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Jamie Berrier Crutchfield Scholarship was established in memory of Jamie Berrier Crutchfield by her family. She was a daughter, sister, wife and new mother when she was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma at the age of 25. Jamie fought hard to win her battle but passed away in November 2011 at the age of 27. She was a wonderful hairdresser and loved what she did. The Jamie Berrier Crutchfield Scholarship is open to Ledford and North Davidson High School seniors desiring to further their education.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @ bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Davidson County Education Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Davidson County Education Foundation Scholarship has been established to assist a deserving senior in the Davidson County Schools who is in need of financial assistance and who plans to enter a two or four-year degree program.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, or submit electronically @ bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Wayne H. Shoaf/HomeTrust Bank Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: The Wayne H. Shoaf/HomeTrust Bank Scholarship has been established to assist a deserving senior in the Davidson County Schools who is in need of financial assistance and who plans to enter a two or four-year degree program pursuing a career in business.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @ bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Peggy Barnhardt Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Peggy Barnhardt Scholarship is established to assist a deserving senior in the Davidson County Schools who plan to enter a four-year degree program pursuing a career in the field of music.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @ bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Max Walser Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Max Walser Scholarship has been established to assist a deserving senior in Davidson County Schools who is in need of financial assistance and who plans to enter a four-year degree program pursuing a career as a teacher in the public schools. Selection will be based upon the depth of character, academic potential, community service, and financial need. After completing his/her studies, the recipient will be expected to serve in a field that directly benefits public education in North Carolina, preferably Davidson County.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Lawson Brown Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: The E. Lawson Brown Scholarship was established to assist a deserving senior in the Davidson County Schools who is in need of financial assistance and who plans to enter a four-year degree program pursuing a career as a teacher in the public schools.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @ bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Clate F. Huffman Scholarship

Award: $600

Who: The Clate F. Huffman Scholarship was established to assist a deserving senior in the Davidson County Schools who is in need of financial assistance and who plans to enter a four-year degree program pursuing a career as a teacher in the public schools.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Brighter Future Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Brighter Future Scholarship was established to assist a deserving senior in the Davidson County Public Schools who plan on attending Davidson County Community College and who demonstrates financial need, academic achievement, leadership skills, and good morals.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline:  All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @ bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

Thad Hartley Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: The Thad Hartley scholarship was established to assist a deserving senior in Davidson County Schools who is in need of financial assistance and who plans to enter a four-year degree program pursuing a career in the field of business or business education.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services or print a copy from the Scholarship Page

Application Deadline: All materials must be emailed to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020, OR submit electronically @ bit.ly/DCEFScholarshipApp 

 

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Award: Varies

Who: Varies

How: To learn more about your scholarship eligibility please visit College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Application Deadline: Varies

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

Award: Varies

Who: The Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need

How: Apply online at Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship

Application Deadline: Varies

 

 USBC Youth Scholarships

Award: Varies

Who: Seniors who are USBC Members; Requirements vary for the scholarships

How: Apply online @ USBC Youth Scholarships

Application Deadline: Varies

 

McDonald's Archways to Opportunity Tuition Assistance

Award: $2,500

Who: Restaurant crew are eligible in tuition assistance each year if you are employed by the same McDonald’s Franchise Owner/Operator at least 90 cumulative days as of the tie of the Tuition Assistance Request application completion; you work an average of 15 hours per week for that Franchise Owner/Operator, and you are in good standing as determined by the Franchise Owner/Operator.

How: See Mrs. Cecil in Student Services if you are interested.

 

Capital Auto Auction Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university. According to the Department of Education, STEM fields of study include computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, natural sciences (including physical, biological, and agricultural sciences), and related fields. These related fields involve research, innovation, and/or the development of new technologies using the aforementioned fields of study.

How: Apply online @ Capital Auto Auction Annual Scholarship

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for the 2020 Capital Auto Auction Annual College Scholarship is August 15, 2020. Winners will be announced on August 30, 2020.

 

 

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

 

Click below to access scholarship applications and  2019-2020 Scholarship newsletters.