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HARDING UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL Contact Person: Ms. Solórzano (email@example.com) Additional Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources 1. College/University pledges to reduce student debt: http://projectonstudentdebt.org/pc_institution.php*CHECK IT OUT* 2. CMS Scholarship Guide: www.scholarshipplus.com/charmeck/ 3. The College Foundation of North Carolina: www.cfnc.org 4. College Board: www.collegeboard.com 5. Free Application for Federal Student Aid: www.fafsa.ed.gov 6. Federal Student Aid: www.studentaid.ed.gov 7. Foundation for the Carolinas scholarship listing: http://www.fftc.org/Page.aspx?pid=958 8. U.S. Government Services and Information: www.students.gov 9. The Sallie Mae Fund: www.blackcollegedollars.org 10. Sallie Mae College Answer: www.collegeanswer.com 11. College View: www.collegeview.com 12. United Negro College Fund: www.uncf.org 13. The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame: www.nbcahof.org 14. Congressional Black Caucus Foundation: http://cbcfinc.org/scholarships.html 15. Scholarship Experts: www.scholarshipexperts.com 16. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: http://www.chci.org/scholarships/ 2 17. Hispanic Scholarship Fund: http://www.hsf.net/ 18. Hispanic College Fund: http://www.hispanicfund.org/ 19. North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals: http://www.thencshp.org/resources/students/nc_hispanic_college_fund.shtml 20. Latin American Women’s Association: http://www.lawanc.org/ *Make sure you check out the scholarships and financial aid page on college/university websites!* SOURCE DISCIPLINE AWARD REQUIREMENTS DEADLINE CONTACT Ron Brown General $10,000 Must excel academically; exhibit January 9th http://ronbrown.o Scholarship annually excellent leadership potential; (final) rg participate in community service activities AXA General December 1, www.axa- The AXA Our scholarships winners are achievement.com Achievements Sc 2011 holarship Achievementsm known as AXA Achievers. They Questions? Contact Scholarship in are ethnically and economically Scholarship America association with diverse, but they share these directly at (800) 537- 4180 U.S. News & qualities: or axacommunity@sc World Report holarshipamerica.org. provides Ambition and drive Determination to set and $670,000 in reach goals annual Respect for self, family scholarships to and community young people Ability to succeed in throughout the college nation. Some of the remarkable 3 accomplishments of our AXA Achievers include: setting up a food bank in their community; designing a curriculum to get kids interested in science; founding a nonprofit organization for young people that encourages community service and civic involvement. 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Minimum hips.html federal or state qualifications include having grants. 3.75 or higher high school GPA and a 1200 SAT (verbal and math only) or 26 ACT score. 4 National Alumni College Specifi- NC This award Minimum qualifications include December http://www.ncat.e Association A&T covers full having a 3.0 or higher high 31st du/~finaid/new_f Scholarship tuition, fees, school GPA and a 1000 or reshman_scholars room, board higher SAT (verbal and math hips.html and books for only) or 22 ACT score.. four years as long as the students meet the yearly requirements Sallie Southall Only for state- 1st 1. Completed January 12, Email Ms. Cotton supported place/winner: Application form 2012 Solorzano for an Scholarship universities (NC $1,500 (one- 2. A transcript (Student electronic copy of public time must be in the top the application Universities/colleges scholarships) 25% in class rank) form and ) 2nd 3. A recent photograph instructions. place/alternate 4. Applicant must be a winner: $750.00 qualified U.S. Citizen (one-time 5. A completed FAFSA scholarship) (Free Admission for Federal Student Aid) form 6. Two (2) typed letters of recommendation a. One (1) from the principal or guidance counselor b. One (1) from a business or professional person 7. A personal letter as to why the student 5 desires to continue their education, the student’s future plans and why financial aid is necessary. 8. SAT Scores Gates General Full Minimum 3.3 GPA January 11th http://gmsp.org Millennium undergraduate (unweighted); leadership Scholarship support abilities Program Ronald General Varies To apply for an RMHC January http://rmhc.org/ McDonald scholarship, a student must: 27,2012 what-we- House Charities do/rmhc-u-s- Scholarships Be a high school senior scholarships/ Be younger than 21 years old Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study Be a legal U.S. resident Live in a participating RMHC Chapter’s geographic area Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each 6 scholarship program Provide verification of enrollment each year at respective accredited post-secondary institution RMHC®/Scholars: All students are eligible to apply regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin. RMHC®/Asia: Applicant must have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage. RMHC®/African-American Future Achievers: Applicant must have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage. RMHC®/HACER®: Applicant must have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino heritage. North Carolina Hispanic/Latino Scholarships January Application - first and second year Hispanic College Seniors will be awarded 15,2012 available at: Fund of Triangle in the amount college/university students who www.thencshp.org Community of between have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or . Foundation $1000 and better on a 4.0 scale and are of 7 $2500, Hispanic/ Latino background. depending upon - outstanding academic eligibility and achievement, leadership funding guidelines potential, and a commitment to community service. Candidates must plan to attend a community college or a 2- or 4- year college/university. Candidates applying specifically to the Progress Energy Scholarship must plan to major in and enter the field of; electrical, mechanical, nuclear, chemical or civil engineering. Candidates applying to the “IME Becas” Scholarship must be of Mexican origin without access to other educational funding and commit to community service throughout the year for which the scholarship was funded. AXA General up to twelve February 1st www.axa- The AXA Achievementsm achievement.com Achievements $2,000 Community scholarships to Community Scholarship Questions? Contact Scholarship high school Program brings advice and Scholarship America seniors who live access to higher education into directly at (800) 537- and attend high every community in which AXA 4180 school in AXA or axacommunity@sc holarshipamerica.org. branch office 8 has a presence. Florence Kidder NC Specific $3,000. The 1. 3 copies of essay on the February Email Mrs. Jane Memorial runner up is topic of the year (please 7,2012 R. Metts at Scholarship awareded staple each essay wmetts@carolina. Application $1,000. together with your name rr.com or call at on the first page). 704-377-5094 for 2. Official transcript any questions or 3. Letter of application forms. recommendation from your minister, your employer, or an adult friend. 4. A letter of recommendation from your high school guidance counselor or one of your teachers 5. The answer to question #10 on the application form on a separate sheet of paper. GE Reagan General Up to 20 college-bound students who February 17, http://www.reaga Foundation awards with demonstrate exemplary 2012 nfoundation.org/ Scholarship $10,000 leadership, drive, integrity, and GE- renewable citizenship RFScholarships.as scholarships (up px to $40,000 per recipient). Assistance CMS specific The -Be a graduating senior from a February 24, Application available League of scholarship, not high school in Charlotte- 2011 at: Charlotte to exceed Mecklenburg and a U.S. citizen www.charlotte.assist Scholarship in $10,000, will -Minimum GPA of 3.0 weighted 9 Memory of Tere provide funding and minimum combined score of anceleague.org Berigan toward tuition, 1500 on SAT math, critical room and reading and writing sections board, required -Demonstrate community fees and books involvement, including for the leadership roles freshman year -Enroll as a full-time student for at one of the 16 the fall and following spring campuses of semesters at one of the 16 The University campuses of The University of of North North Carolina (See attached Carolina. list) -Disclose all financial sources for your college education; (this scholarship is based, in part, on financial need) -Write a ONE PAGE double- spaced essay beginning with “I am the best candidate for this scholarship because…” -Complete an interview with the Scholarship Committee 2012 Michael A. General 15 winners will ALL applications, transcripts, February 27, Download DeMayo each receive letters of recommendations, 2012 application from Scholarship $2,500.00. SAT/ACT scores and www.DeMayoLaw presentations MUST be .com,. Click on the received by the deadline in a community service single package. tab, then scholarship Eligibility criteria: program and 2012 1. Current high school Scholarship senior living in certain program. NC and SC counties (you 10 are part of Mecklenburg OR county and so you do qualify!!!) See Ms. Solorzano 2. Accepted for full time for a printed enrollment or planning application. to pursue a degree at an accredited 4 year college or university. 3. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Broad CMS scholarships To qualify, students must: (1) March 1, http://www.broad Scholarship ranging from Graduate from CMS in 2012; (2) 2012 prize.org/ $5,000 for Have a minimum weighted GPA students of 2.75 in their senior year; (3) attending two- Enroll full time at an accredited year colleges to college, university, community $20,000 for or junior college or those attending vocational/technical program in four-year fall 2012; (4) Show academic colleges improvement from the 9th to the 11th grade; (5) Demonstrate financial need; (6) Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident in possession of a valid Alien Registration (green card); and (7) Complete a Broad Prize application. Scholarships Veterans/Military varies Must have Veteran parent(s) March 1, Please visit Available to who were residents of North 2012 www.doa.nc.gov/ Qualified Carolina when they entered vets/locations to Children of military service. You may be find your local NC North Carolina eligible for a scholarship from Division of Veterans the State of North Carolina to Veteran Affairs attend an approved North Service Office. 11 Carolina university, community college or technical institute. 2012 Nina General 1st place:$1000 Essay topic: Has technology March Contact Shirley Neeley 2nd place:$600 helped or harmed the world? 13,2012 Murphey 803-425- Scholarship 3rd place: $400 5692 for more Essay Contest info: Email Ms. Solorzano for electronic copy of application. Kasie Capling CMS specific $2,000.00 The applicant must be a March 15, Application Memorial Charlotte Mecklenburg 2012 available online at: Scholarship County female student http://www.gets The applicant must be a martgetwise.com/ rising college freshman, re-entry or transfer student accepted into a Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) major at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2012 semester. The applicant’s grade point average must be a minimum of 3.0/4.0 The Jackie General Varies Must show leadership potential; March 30th www.jackierobins Robinson dedication to community on.org/apply/ Foundation service; minimum SAT score of general- Scholarship 1000 (math+verbal) applications.php 12 WiseChoice General $2,500.00 U.S. Students graduating from May 31st www.wisechoice.c “Find the Right high school in 2012-2015 om/scholarship College” Scholarship Nursing Career specific- varies Interested in nursing? Check Varies www.nursingschol Scholarships Nursing out the website for more arship.us information. B. Davis General $1000 Available to all high school May 28, 2012 http://www.stud Scholarship juniors and seniors as well as all entawardsearch.c students currently registered in om/scholarships. any post secondary institution. htm Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending send essay to: this year and next. This is not awards@studentaw an academic scholarship but we ardsearch.com would like to know your current academic standing. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below: “Discuss, in less than 1000 words, how your education has contributed to who you are today, or how it will affect who you will become.” College Access Latino/Hispanic Partial to Full- Latino students with a GPA of 3.5 -- Please see Ms. Para Todos ride merit- or higher and at least an 1100 on Solorzano for partnership with based the SAT. more information. Johnson C. scholarships Smith University 13 Catawba College Teaching as a Up to $15,000 To qualify you must: Please see http://www.cata has scholarships Profession for N.C. · Be entering Catawba website for wba.edu/academi available residents College as first-time details c/teachereducati through West ($13,000 for out freshmen (transfers are not on/academy/sch Scholars of state eligible to apply) olars.asp Program: students) · Complete a West West Teaching educational Scholars application Scholarship scholarship for · Complete a Catawba qualified College application for students who admission (and be accepted are planning to to Catawba) become · Have a qualifying GPA teachers of 3.4 or higher (quantative + verbal scores) · Have a qualifying SAT (or ACT converted) of 1000 or higher · If invited to interview, participate in a videotaped interview 14
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