Thursday, February 21, 2019
Durham County Scholarship Deadlines Are Approaching!
Benjamin F. Ward Scholarship, $10,000, Due February 28, 2019
Graduating high school seniors in Wake, Durham, Orange, or Chatham counties planning to attend a 4-year public or private college or university in North Carolina. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale with demonstrated commitment to community service and family financial need.
Joseph Nystrom Working Student Scholarship, Up to $16,000, Due February 28, 2019
Students in Orange, Wake, Durham, Chatham or Alamance counties who are working at least part-time while in school and have demonstrated financial need.
GSK Opportunity Scholarship, Up to $20,000, Due March 15, 2019
Be a U.S. Citizen for a minimum of one year; reside in Chatham, Durham, Orange, or Wake counties for a minimum of one year; be eligible to receive NC resident tuition costs; attend a public state university or community college in NC and demonstrate the potential to succeed despite adversity as well as an exceptional desire to improve himself or herself through further education or training.
Elizabeth Marie Roberts Scholarship, $8,000, Due March 31, 2019
Graduating seniors from Northern High School, Riverside High School, Voyager Academy, or Durham School of the Arts. Must be accepted into any public state university or college in NC, Watts School of Nursing, or Durham Technical Community College and have a minimum grade of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale with demonstrated family financial need.
Umesh and Usha Gulati Scholarship, $2,500, Due March 31, 2019
Seniors at one of the following high schools in Durham, NC: Hillside High School, Northern High School, Riverside High School, Southern High School, Jordan High School, Durham School of the Arts, or City of Medicine Academy. Graduating with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and planning to attend a 2- or 4-year technical school, college, or university. Able to demonstrate financial need.
Juanita McNeil West End Scholarship, $1,500, Due April 15, 2019
Be a graduating high school senior in Durham County with a GPA of at least 2.5 and demonstrated financial need. Residents of the West End Community (zip codes 27701 and 27707) are encouraged to apply and will be given preference.
NC American Indian Fund Scholarship, $1,000, Due May 1, 2019
Be enrolled in a state- or federally-recognized tribe (with documentation), demonstrate sustained involvement in the American Indian Community and commitment to American Indian concerns and initiatives, have family residency in the state. Be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a post-secondary institution in NC, maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and plan to pursue a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate degree as a full-time student at an accredited public, private, or technical college or university.
Citrix Scholarship, Up to $20,000, Due June 1, 2019
Students planning to attend or currently attending NC Central University, Shaw University, or St. Augustine's University and pursuing a major in computer and/or information science.