Scholarships

  • Mrs. Dickson is handling scholarship applications at this time.  She can print you a transcript and seal and mail it to you or she can also send transcripts electronically to an email address.  You may email her your scholarship application and she can mail it for you.  Or you may mail it yourself.  Please forward all questions to Mrs. Dickson at 704-260-6699 or janie.dickson@cabarrus.k12.nc.us.
     
    Scholarships are ongoing. It is important to be mindful of deadlines.Scholarships are monetary awards that help students fund their post secondary education. Scholarships can be awarded for a variety of criteria including:
    • Merit (academic achievement, GPA, class rank, test scores etc.)
    • Need (family financial situation)
    • Talent (athletic ability, artistic talent, etc.)
    • Affiliation (member of ABC Church, Child of Rotary Club etc.)
    • Condition (diabetic, left handed, cancer survivor, child of veteran)
    Getting started:
    • create an account on fastweb.org or scholarships.com/cabarrus these are databases where you can enter in your information and they will filter the opportunities that you qualify for and e mail them to you.
    other helpful sites:
     
     
    Cabarrus County Schools maintains a database of scholarships
     
     
    CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS....
     
    NCCU Cheatham White Scholarship - Need at least a 4.0 to apply.  It is a full ride scholarship.  Please use this link to apply: https://www.nccu.edu/usp/cheatham-white-scholarship-program
     
    Coca Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship - $20,000 (150 will be awarded) - Must have a 3.0 GPA.  Deadline is October 31st.  For more information and to apply, copy and paste the following link : https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
     
    John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students $100-$10,000 - Applicant must write a 1000 word essay demonstrating an understanding of political courage. Deadline is January 14th.  Click on the link for more information.
     
     
    DAR GOOD CITIZENS SCHOLARSHIP- awards from $250-$5,000.  See link below.

    Catawba College Teaching Scholarships:

    West Teaching Scholarship - up to $12,000 for students in the education field.  Must have a GPA of at least 3.5 and must submit SAT (1170) or ACT (24) scores, letter of recommendation and essay response.

    Opportunities in Education Scholarships - up to $10,000 for students interested in the field of education.  Eligibility for these scholarships requires a GPA of 3.0 and proof of commitment, work ethic and academic promise in a variety of ways.

    Commit to Teacher Education Scholarship- $2,000 per year, with an increase to $4,000 per year once successfully accepted in the Teacher Education program.  You must major or minor in Education. 

    All applications must be received by January 15th for consideration.  Here are the links to the applications for each scholarship: https://catawba.edu/academics/programs/undergraduate/education-elementary-k-6/student-resources/academy-teachi/teaching-scholars/

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