Scholarships

Ledford High

School Scholarship Newsletter #10

March 16, 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.

 

Yadkin Valley Chapter-National Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation Annual Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Who: Scholarship requirements include:

  • 5 unweighted GPA
  • Essay of up to two pages describing yourself, achievements and need for the scholarship
  • A senior in high school or currently enrolled student in college, university or technical school
  • Applicant provides a referral from an active member of the Yadkin Valley Chapter of Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation
  • Application is a current Boy Scout or Girl Scout
  • Application is part of a sport shooting team
  • Applicant is a member of FFA
  • Applicant has completed work with or is a member of, a wildlife or habitat conservation organization
  • Applicants intended major or course of study in college, university or technical school includes biological sciences, environmental sciences or related fields
  • Applicant has completed and passed Hunter’s Safety Course
  • Extra consideration is given to applicants who have participated in some type of wildlife habitat

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

Application Deadline: Please submit completed applications to Randy Gentry via email at 2duckdawg@gmail.com by April 30, 2020.

 

2020 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 art-related degree program at a regionally accredited college or university.

How: Apply online @ Davidson County Young Artist Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 10, 2020

 

The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation

Award: $1,000

Who: The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1970 to provide scholarships for deserving students who indicate a desire to enter the profession of Accounting. The eligibility requirements for these awards are as follows:

  • Must be a resident of North Carolina
  • Must enroll in an accredited school of higher education in North Carolina.
  • Just enroll in an accounting degree program with six or more credit hours per semester. (A two or four year degree program)
  • Must show a firm intention to continue in the field of Accounting.

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

Application Deadline: The completed application should be mailed to the address below by April 15, 2020.

                            3240 Shamrock Drive

                            Fayetteville, NC 28303

 

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.

 

Jolene Settle Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: This scholarship is for seniors that are planning a career in some area of education. The student may be planning to attend a two year or four year school.

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

Application Deadline: Please mail the completed application to the address below by April 10, 2020.

                            Carolyn Bell

                            1508 Whitehart School Road

                            Thomasville, NC 27360

 

Allison Hunt Memorial Scholarship

Award: $ 1,000

Who: In memory of Allison Hunt, her family wishes to award a $1,000 scholarship to a Ledford Senior who has demonstrated a positive, determined attitude in response to adversity in his/her life.

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

Application Deadline: April 24, 2020

 

Davidson County Association of Educators Student Scholarship

Award: $250

Who: The Davidson County Association of Educators Student Scholarship is available to students planning to pursue a degree in education. Those who apply must either be enrolled in Davidson County Schools or be the child of a DCAE member. This one-time scholarship t is based on student academic achievement, financial need, as well as desire and drive to become a teacher as conveyed through the written responses.

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

Application Deadline: Application due date has been extended. Due date has not been determined.

 

Wallburg Fire and Rescue Shirley Reid Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: Scholarship Criteria:

  • Fire Protection Technology, Emergency Medical Science (EMS), or Healthcare Related Fields
  • Enrolled in an accredited Technical, two or four-year program

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be mailed to the address below by April 15, 2020.

                            Wallburg Fire and Rescue Inc.

                            121 Georgetown Road

                            Winston Salem, NC 27107

 

Thomasville Rotary Club James E Lambeth Memorial Scholarship

Award: Awards range from $500 to $800

Who: This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from East Davidson, Oak Grove, Ledford, Thomasville High School or Davidson Early College with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Memorial Scholarships will consider merit, financial need, community service, and leadership potential. Technical science scholarships will be given to students planning to attend Davidson County Community College to pursue programs in Business, Engineering or Technical Studies. Technical science scholarships will consider merit, financial need, and technical aptitude.

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be mailed to the address below on or before April 10, 2020.

                            Thomasville Rotary Club Scholars’ Program

                            PO Box 444

                            Thomasville, NC 27361

 

North Davidson Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Ledford High School senior based upon the following criteria. You must plan to enroll in an accredited Technical School, two or four year College or University. Scholastic Achievement, Extra-Curricular Activities (school, civic, & community) and Financial need are considered. This scholarship seeks to reward a well-rounded student with serious career goals. 

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

Application Deadline: Please turn in the completed application to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by April 24, 2020

 

Eta Beta Beta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Educational Scholarship

Award: A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded towards a four-year institution and a $500 scholarship will be awarded towards a two-year Community College

Who: The Eta Beta Beta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is able to provide scholarships to deserving African American Males (seniors) in High School in Davidson County North Carolina.

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

Application Deadline: Completed application must be mailed no later than May 1, 2020, to

                            Eta Beta Beta Chapter Scholarship Committee

                            P.O. Box 326

                            Lexington, NC 27293

 

Davidson County Student Information Association High School Senior Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: Senior applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services no later than April 9, 2020.

 

Davidson Water Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Who: This scholarship is open to high school seniors who meet the following eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted by an accredited college or university and is pursuing a 4-year degree.
  • Applicant’s parent or guardian must be a member of Davidson, Inc. Please note that all customers of Davidson Water, Inc. are members.
  • Complete all criteria listed on the scholarship application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applications are due in our office by March 31, 2020. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be returned no later than March 31, 2020, to:

Davidson Water, Inc. Scholarship.

 MAILING ADDRESS:

                            P.O. Box 969

                            Welcome, NC 27374

 PHYSICAL ADDRESS

                            7040 Old Hwy 52

                            Lexington, NC 27295

 

Memorial Golf Scholarship

Award: $3,500

Who: The Memorial Golf Scholarship is granted annually to a Davidson County high school senior who plans to pursue a college degree and who demonstrates academic achievement, the excellence of character, financial need and active engagement with the sport of golf.

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

Application Deadline: The completed Memorial golf Scholarship application and all supporting documents must be put in the same envelope and postmarked on or before May 1, 2020. Please mail ALL documents to the following address:

                            The Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund

                            ℅ The Lexington Men’s Golf Association

                            200 Country Club Blvd.

                            Lexington, NC 27292

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

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 returned to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by May 25, 2020.

 

Thomasville Woman’s Club DCCC Scholarship

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. The scholarship is to be used at Davidson County Community College.

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be turned in to Lara Cecil no later than Friday, April 24, 2020. Ledford High Schools’ Scholarship committee will choose ONE applicant to be sent to the TWC Education Chari, Lynda Conrad, no later than May 5, 2020. The chosen applicant will be invited for an interview. The Thomasville Woman's Club will select the recipient.

 

Thomasville Woman’s Club Four Year College Scholarship

Award: $1,200

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. Applicants must be in the upper half of the senior class. The scholarship is to be used at a four-year college or university in the state of North Carolina. The scholarship is awarded based on the candidate’s character, scholastic records, evidence of intellectual promise, and demonstration of ambition, leadership ability and financial assistance.

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be turned in to Lara Cecil no later than Friday, April 24, 2020. Ledford High Schools’ Scholarship committee will choose ONE applicant to be sent to the TWC Education Chari, Lynda Conrad, no later than May 5, 2020. The chosen applicant will be invited for an interview with The Thomasville Woman's Club. The Thomasville Woman's Club will select the recipient.

 

North Carolina Bar Association Seeking Liberty and Justice Sustainability Essay Contest

Award:

  • First prize: $750
  • Second prize: $500
  • Third prize: $250

Who: The North Carolina Bar Association’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section is pleased to announce a sustainability contest, open to interested high school students.

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

Application Deadline: All essay submissions should be sent to mskenned@email.unc.edu by Friday, May 29, 2020

 

Oak Forest United Methodist Church Sports Council Student Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: This scholarship is being given by the Sports Council of Oak Forest United Methodist Church to support the Christian youth of our community in their pursuit of higher education and the advancement of their future.  This scholarship will be based on the following criteria:

  • Student should be a Christian
  • Student should participate in community service or outreach to the community.
  • Student should be accepted to a Community or Technical College or a Four-year College/University.
  • GPA must not be less than 2.5

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be mailed to the following address no later than April 10, 2020:

                            Oak Forest United Methodist Church

                            11461 Old US Hwy 52

                            Winston Salem, NC 27107

 

Sunnyside Ministry College Scholarship Application

Award: $1,800 per year for four consecutive school years.

Who: The Sunnyside Ministry Scholarship Program is a program designed to recognize students who are an asset to their community, by awarding scholarships to an accredited four-year college or university to up to four students in the class of 2020. This program seeks to identify students that meet the following criteria:

  • Possess a benevolent spirit and a desire to make their community a better place for all people.
  • Students that have a financial need that might hinder the completion of their college career
  • Students who are motivated to succeed academically
  • Students who have leadership potential and are engaged in their community.

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

Application Deadline: Application may be mailed: postmarked no later than March 20th OR delivered in person by 4:00 p.m. to:

                                                Sunnyside Ministry

                                                Attn: Mr. Jonathan Barnes, Assistant Director

                                                319 Haled Street

                                                Winston Salem, NC 27127

 

Howard Coble Scholarship

Who: All applicants must be high school seniors who demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble, including high moral character and good citizenship. Priority will be given to children of US military personnel or veterans, members of Scouting programs, and members of ROTC programs (but not limited to). Students must reside in one of the following counties in North Carolina: Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Durham, Grandville, Guilford, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stokes, and Surry.

How: Apply online @ J. Howard Coble Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 20, 2020

 

Martha Thompson Extension & Community Association Educational Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: All applicants must be residents of Davidson County and attending or planning to attend a North Carolina accredited college, community college, or technical institute the following fall term. Studies must be beyond the high school level.

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

Application Deadline: All applications must be received or postmarked by March 31, 2020, to the County Scholarship Chairman. Please return all information to:

                                                ECA Scholarship Chairman

                                                c/o NC Cooperative Extension

                                                301 East Center Street

                                                Lexington, NC 27292

 

The Giving Tree Builders of Tomorrow Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Giving Tree Builders of Tomorrow Scholarship provides financial support to two graduating seniors that aspire to become licensed within an established trade through attending an apprenticeship program, technical, community, or junior college.

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

Application Deadline: Completed applications should be turned in to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by Friday, April 24.

 

The Giving Tree to Community Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The Giving Tree to Community Scholarship is designed for a graduating senior that seeks success in their personal life with a recognition of their success being directly tied to the support they have received from others within their community. The recipient also seeks to remain a steward to their community by giving back in service to others at a future time and location of their choosing.

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

Application Deadline: Completed applications should be turned in to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by Friday, April 24.

 

.Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Lucille Yarboroguh/Alice Henderson Memorial Scholarship

Who: All Scholarship applicants must

  • Be an African American female student graduating from Lexington High School, Thomasville High School and/or Davidson County School System. Lexington Senior High School will receive one scholarship yearly. The second recipient will be chosen from Thomasville City or Davidson County School System;
  • Attend a four year accredited college or university for the upcoming fall semester and must provide an official letter of acceptance to the college or university;

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

Application Deadline: All application materials must be received via US Postal Service by March 31, 2020 to:

                            Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

                            LAC-Scholarship Committee

                            P.O. Box 1389

                            Lexington, NC 27293

 

Edgar and Lois Reich Educational Foundation Scholarship

Who: Applicants must

  • Be high school seniors, current college students or graduate students.
  • Have been born and reside in Forsyth County or Davidson County, North Carolina.
  • Be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of Education or Dental Science
  • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate involvement in civic and social activities
  • Attend full-time an accredited four-year college or university located in the United States.

Additional Desire Qualifications:

  • A minimum unweighted GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • For applicants pursuing a degree in Education, preference to those students pursuing degrees that will equip an individual for the teaching profession.
  • For applicants pursuing a degree in Dental Science, preference to those students pursuing degrees that will equip an individual for the profession of dentistry.

How: Apply online @ Edgar and Lois Reich Educational Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 23, 2020

 

NCCSC Scholarship and Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: The scholarship is available to all North Carolina residents who have been accepted by a North Carolina school of higher learning: a College, University, Community College, or Technical School.  In addition, at least one parent must be a member of the NCCSC or a client of the Child Support Program (through either Child Support Services or Clerk of Court Services).

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

Application Deadline: Completed application should be mailed to the address below. The application must be postmarked no later than April 17, 2020.

                            Transylvania County Child Support

                            ℅ Elizabeth Roach

                            106 E. Morgan Street

                            Brevard, N.C. 28712

 

Energy United Empowering the Future Scholarship

Award: $5,000

Who: Applicants must be a senior at a qualifying high school and plan to attend a college, university or technical school. The scholarship is designed to recognize students who have exemplified academic success and a commitment to bettering their communities. Eligible students must either live in a residence that is served by Energy

United (electricity or propane) or attend a school that is served by Energy United. All seniors who attend the following schools are automatically eligible to apply:

South Davidson High

Central Davidson High

Ledford High

Davidson Early College

Davie County Early College

Davie County High

North Iredell High

West Iredell High

Hopewell High

William Amos Hough High

How: Apply online @ Energy United Scholarship Application

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

 

Younce, Vtipil, & Baznik P.A. Attorney Inc. Scholarship Contest

Award: Varies

Who: To be eligible to enter the essay contest, an applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and be a high school senior or college undergraduate. Applicants should submit electronically an essay as a Word document or PDF, along with a completed application, a digital photo of themselves and a school transcript. Applicants who are 17 years old or younger need to provide parental consent.

How: Apply online @ Younce, Vtipil, & Baznik P.A. Attorney Inc. Scholarship Contest

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

 Charles R. Ullman & Associates Attorneys at Law Scholarship Essay Contest

Award: Varies

Who: To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a student enrolled in a North Carolina High School, undergraduate program or graduate program.
  • Verify you have read and understood the Charles R. Ullman & Associates Scholarship Essay Contest Rules
  • Submit your application form.
  • Submit your essay (please note that only one (1) essay per student is allowed).
  • Submit your application and essay by 11:59 pm on April 15, 2020, by submitting the form below.

How: Apply online @  Scholarship Essay Contest

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

 

DCCC Advantage Scholarship

Award: This scholarship provides payment for 12 credit hours at Davidson County Community College to full-time students, for one year, after all, other available grants and scholarships have been applied to tuition.

Who: The DCCC Advantage Scholarship was created for high school students currently getting a head start in college coursework through the Career and College Promise (CCP) Program. Eligible students must:

  • Intend to continue enrollment at DCCC after high school graduation
  • Complete at least 12 credit hours through CCP
  • Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for CCP courses
  • Achieve a 2.6 or higher unweighted high school GPA
  • Enroll full-time at DCCC-minimum of 12 hours per semester for two semesters
  • Complete a FAFSA

How: For more information visit DCCC Advantage Scholarship

 

DCCC Achievement Scholarship

Award: Varies

Who: The Davidson County Community College Foundation offers a limited number of scholarships to graduating high school seniors who enroll at Davidson County Community College. Some of these scholarships reward merit while others take financial need into consideration.

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

Application Deadline: Completed applications should be turned in to Mrs. Cecil in Student Services by April 30, 2020.

 

Heidelberg United Church of Christ Choral Scholar Program

Award: A Junior who participates over two years will receive $2,000 at graduation, while a senior who participates for one year will receive $1,000.

Who: Heidelberg United Church of Christ is looking for specific students. Their requirements are as follows:           

  • We ask that they not be currently active in another faith community. We don’t want to rob other youth choirs of their talent.
  • Applicants should be able to read music.
  • They must be able to match pitch.
  • They will attend regular rehearsals each Thursday at 7:00; no rehearsals during the summer.
  • At the audition, students will be required to sight-read composition and to demonstrate the ability to sing simple harmony.
  • They will vocalize to determine vocal range.

How: Pick up an application in Student Services

 

Dakota Mills Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Who: Available for students pursuing an undergraduate degree at either a 4-year institution or a technical college as a full-time student and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

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

Application Deadline: April 3, 2020

 

LHS Student Services Scholarship

Award: $500

Who: This scholarship is intended for a senior who will be attending a 4-year university or college as a full-time student beginning in the fall of 2019. Students must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA while in high school, have no incidents on Ledford’s campus, and have at least 50 hours of community service documented through the Ledford Student Services Volunteer Service Form

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

Application Deadline: May 1, 2020

 

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.