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Ledford High School

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 Information

February 2, 2018

 

Check the websites of the colleges and universities where you are applying for scholarships specific to those schools.  Also check the following websites for more scholarships…

         Fastweb.com collegescholarships.org

Scholarships.com cfnc.org

Christianconnector.com (for students planning to attend a Christian institution)

ScholarSnapp.org– New website to help making applying for scholarships faster and easier!

 

Kid’s Chance of NC (Up to $5,000 renewable)

WHO: Seniors whose parent’s on-the-job death or catastrophic injury resulted in a substantial decline in family income.

HOW: Go to kidschancenc.org/scholarship

WHEN: Rolling Deadline

National Co-Op Scholarship Program ($6,000 rewewable)

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

Clarkson University State University of New York Oswego Merrimack College

University of Cincinnati Rochester Institute of Technology Drexel University

University of Toledo Wentworth Institute of Technology

University of Massachusetts Lowell

HOW: Visit www.waceinc.org to apply

WHEN: Deadlines vary by school. Early applications are encouraged.

Sun Trust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes ($500)

WHO: Seniors planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college

HOW: Visit https://offtocollegesweepstakes.suntrust.com/ to enter

WHEN: Students can apply once every entry period. Drawings start on October 30, 2017 and will be held every 2 weeks until May 14th. Last entry period ends on May 11, 2018.

 

North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Scholarship

WHO: Seniors whose veteran parent was a legal resident of North Carolina at the time of their service and died or was disabled due to war time service.

HOW: Go to www.NC4VETS.com for more information

WHEN: Application must be received by the VA’s Director’s Office by February 14, 2017.

 

Judge George Fuller Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

WHO: Available to Davidson County seniors with an emphasis on academics and financial need.

HOW: Applications are available at https://www.daviefoundation.org/scholarships/. This particular scholarship is listed in Section 3 and uses the 2018 General Scholarship Application.

WHEN: Deadline is Monday, February 19, 2018.

 

Nido Qubein Associates Scholarship (varies)

WHO: Seniors who plan to enroll as a full-time, degree seeking student in any accredited NC college or university; reside in the city limits of High Point, Archdale, or Trinity for at least 24 months; demonstrate good grades; demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA. Children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the Trustees on the Nido Qubein Scholarship Board are not eligible.

HOW: Pick up an application in Student Services

WHEN: Submit complete application with test scores, three letters of reference, resume, and photo by February 23, 2018.

 

Golden Leaf Scholarship Program ($3,000 renewable)

WHO: Seniors who qualify as NC residents for tuition purposes and reside in a qualifying county (Davidson qualifies). Must enroll at a qualifying UNC institution, or a NC private non-profit college or university as a full-time student in Fall 2018. Students must demonstrate financial need (submit FAFSA), present satisfactory record of academic achievement and community service.

HOW: More information on qualifying colleges/universities and application is available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.

WHEN: Application deadline is March 1, 2018

 

2018 State Employees’ Credit Union “People Helping People” Scholarship ($10,000 over 4 years)

WHO: Seniors, with at least a 2.5 GPA, who are either members of SECU or the child of a parent/guardian who is a member of SECU. Preference will be given to students whose family members are public sector employees. Students should be eligible for in-state tuition and must attend one of the 16 constituent members of the UNC-System. Students should demonstrate leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement.

HOW: Visit bit.ly/2018SECU to complete a brief survey. Read all the instructions carefully and students will receive a follow-up e-mail containing the application and supporting documents if they qualify. The application and supporting documents are fairly lengthy, so they will require some time to fill out---Complete the survey early in order to receive your application in plenty of time.

WHEN: COMPLETED applications, including all supporting documents, are due to Mrs. Sheets in Student Services by March 2, 2018.

 

Davidson County Extension Master Gardener Association Educational Scholarship ($1,000)

WHO: Seniors who have plans to attend an institution of higher education in 2018 and should have interest in fields related to agriculture and horticulture. Eligible students must have a demonstrated unweighted GPA of 2.5 or above.

HOW: Pick up applications in Student Services

WHEN: Applications should be postmarked, or delivered in person, no later than March 2, 2018 to provided address.

 

Legal Support Staff of Winston-Salem Scholarship ($1,000)

WHO: Seniors in need of financial assistance and who have at least a “B” average (3.0 unweighted GPA). Candidates will be judged on need, GPA, extracurriculars, community involvement, leadership skills, and career goals.

HOW: Applications available in Student Services.

WHEN: Completed application packets must be postmarked by March 2, 2018.

 

R Flake Shaw Scholarship from NC Farm Bureau ($1,000-4,000 renewable)

WHO: Seniors intending to pursue a career in agriculture or in an agriculturally-related field. Other requirements include financial need, satisfactory grades, leadership potential, and an evident understanding and the agriculture and/or agribusiness community. Preference is given to Farm Bureau members. There are 2 scholarships, one for students going to 4 years schools and one for students attending a community college.

HOW: Application is available here: https://www.ncfb.org/Programs/R-Flake-Shaw-Scholarship

WHEN: Application deadline is March 5, 2018.

 

Thomas Austin Finch Foundation Scholarship ($1,000-$6,000/year-renewable)

WHO: Seniors that are legal residents of Thomasville and  who plan on attending a community college or 4-year college/university. The foundation focuses on students who clearly demonstrate financial need, a strong academic record, solid personal character, and willingness to work.

HOW: Applications available in Student Services.

WHEN: Completed applications must be submitted to Mrs. Sheets in Student Services by noon on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

 

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

WHO: Senior female who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in NC next fall. Eligibility includes rank in top 10% of class, minimum SAT of 1220 or ACT of 25, good character, participation in extracurricular activities, and financial need is considered but not a primary consideration.

HOW: Application is available in Student Services

WHEN: All components must be submitted to the Chapter Scholarship Chairman by March 15.

 

EnergyUnited Student Scholarship Program ($5,000)

WHO: Seniors living in their 19 county service area (check the website) who are planning to attend a college, university or technical school during 2018-2019 school year. This scholarship is designed to recognize students who have exemplified academic success as well as demonstrated a commitment to bettering their community.

HOW: Visit the website at www.energyunited.com/scholarships to apply and for more information. Paper copies are available in Student Services.

WHEN: Complete applications must be received on or before March 15, 2018.

 

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

WHO: Seniors who expect to enroll in a four-year college/university in the fall. Eligibility requirements include an academic ranking in the top 10% of the class, minimum SAT of 1290 or ACT of 27, good character, participation in extracurricular activities, and financial need (not the primary consideration).

HOW: Application is available in Student Services

WHEN: All components must be submitted to the Chapter Scholarship Chairman by March 15.

 

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship ($2,000)

WHO: Seniors who expect to enroll in a four-year college/university next fall and declaring a major within the fine arts. Eligibility requirements include an academic rank in the top 20% of the class, minimum SAT of 1220 or ACT of 25, participation in extracurricular activities, and financial need (not the primary consideration).

HOW: Application is available in Student Services

WHEN:  All components must be submitted to the Chapter Scholarship Chairman by March 15.

 

Myra Cannon & Lucinda Black Scholarship ($1,000)

WHO: Senior female students maintaining at least a “B” average. Additional criteria to be used include extracurricular involvement, financial need, 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: Application is available in Student Services.

WHEN: Completed applications must be turned into Mrs. Sheets by March 16, 2018.

 

Edgar and Lois Reich Educational Fund Scholarship ($varies)

WHO: Seniors born in Forsyth County or Davidson County and who currently reside in either county. Must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the field of Education or Dental Science. Must demonstrate involvement in civic and social acitivities.

HOW: Application is available in Student Services

WHEN: Online portion must be submitted by March 22, 2018. All additional required materials must be received by 5pm March 22, 2018. All materials must be mailed in one envelope to provided address.

 

Optimist International Oratorical Contest (varies)

WHO: Seniors under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2017. Can only enter/compete in one Optimist Oratorical contest per year.

HOW: Application is available in Student Services

WHEN: Application must be mailed in to provided address before the contest on March 27, 2018.

 

Davidson County Association of Educators Student Scholarship ($250)

WHO: Seniors planning to pursue a degree in education.

HOW: Pick up an application in Student Services

WHEN: Must be turned into Mrs. Sheets in Student Services by Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

 

Davidson County Association of Educators Student Scholarship ($250)

WHO: Seniors planning to pursue a degree in education

HOW: Application is available in Student Services

WHEN: Completed application, including 2 letters of recommendation and a transcript, are due to Mrs. Sheets by 8am March 28, 2018.

 

Shirley Reid Memorial Scholarship (Wallburg Fire and Rescue, Inc.) ($500)

WHO: Seniors who will enroll in an accredited technical, two or four-year program for Fire Protection Technology, Emergency Medical Science, or Healthcare Related Fields.

HOW: Obtain an application from Student Services.

WHEN: Completed application must be mailed to provided address, postmarked on or before March 31, 2018

 

2018 Davidson County Farm Bureau ($1,000)

WHO: Seniors who have at least a cumulative “B” average during high school. Available for students entering four-year, 2-year or technical schools. Priority will be given to studies in the field of agriculture.

HOW: Application is available in Student Services

WHEN: Applications must be in the Davidson County Farm Bureau office by March 31, 2018. Mail applications to provided address.

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Lucille Yarbrough/Alice R. Henderson Memorial Scholarship ($500)

WHO: Senior African American female with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have proof of acceptance to a 4 year accredited institution.

HOW: Pick up an application in Student Services

WHEN: Completed application packets (must be complete or they will be discarded) must be received via US Postal Service on or before March 31, 2018.  

 

Memorial Golf Scholarship ($2,000)

WHO: Seniors, male or female, who meet entrance requirements and plan to enroll at an accredited college or university in the US. Must have an unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, 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 seasons.

HOW: Obtain an application in Student Services

WHEN: Must be mailed in to appropriate address and postmarked on or before April 20, 2018.