-The MilitaryVALoan Scholarship is awarded in support of disability awareness. Every year, a student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending University or College. The scholarship application can be seen here. The deadline is January 10, 2015.
-The MyMortgageInsider Scholarship is awarded to promote academic excellence. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to help with the costs associated with attending University or College. The scholarship application can be seen here. The deadline is August 10, 2014.
-Seniors interested in nursing should look at the Next Nursing Leaders Scholarship. Information can be found at http://www.travelnursing.org/nursing-jobs.php.
-In-State Angels help out of state college students earn in-state tuition at over 80 universities in the USA. Seniors who have been accepted to an out-of-state college should check out www.instateangels.com to see if their university is listed.
·Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship—Established in 2003, this $500 scholarship is offered four times per year to honor the thousands of people who have died from mesothelioma, as well as the thousands of patients who are newly diagnosed with the disease every year. Open to all students who are currently attending or planning to attend a post-high school educational program. Deadline: May 31 and August 15. Please visit their website to apply: http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/scholarship/meso/mesothelioma-memorial.php .
·7th Annual Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship: Recipient wins $10,000 for creating a greeting card. For more information go to http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm. Contest submissions are accepted from April 14, 2014 - February 18, 2015.
·Financial Literacy 101 through CFNC.org—Learn about college financing, money management and more. Complete this material before June 30 and you'll be entered in a $500 scholarship drawing. Click for more details—https://www.cfnc.org/paying/financial_literacy.jsp .
·TravelNursing.org and All50medical.com is happy to provide scholarships in support of those seeking a career in nursing / healthcare. Each year, a prospective or current college student will be selected to receive a $1000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending school. Interested applicants should submit a 500-1000 word essay describing what they hope to accomplish with their nursing career / healthcare. Applicants and potential scholarship winners will be critiqued by the editorial staff and selected annually on Dec. 17th. Applications for this year’s award are due by November 17, 2014. Applications are available at http://www.travelnursing.org/nursing-s.php and http://all50medical.com/healthcare-s/
·Big Sun Scholarship – All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute. Please send a short essay answering the following 3 part question: How has your participation in sports affected who you are and how you relate to others? Include effects on personal relations with peers and others. Apply at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to apply - Due June, 2014.
·Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes—When you sign up before August 13 to receive college planning and money management information from Wells Fargo’s CollegeSTEPS Program, you’ll automatically be entered in the CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes for a chance to win $1,000. Enroll at wellsfargo.com/collegesteps and you’ll be automatically entered in the CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes winners are chosen through random drawings, giving you a chance to win $1,000. A total of 200 $1,000 prizes will be awarded (100 to high school students, 100 to college students). Once you sign up, you’re automatically entered in future drawings until you no longer meet the eligibility criteria. If you are a winner, you’ll be notified by email within two weeks of the drawing dates. Eligible students may only win one time.
·Many universities have their own set of scholarships only applicable to those applying to their universities. Please visit the websites for the schools to which you are applying. Click on the Financial Aid / Scholarship Links! Check out what’s available at these North Carolina schools:
·Appalachian State University—http://admissions.appstate.edu/scholarships
·East Carolina University—http://www.ecu.edu/universityscholarships/scholarships.cfm
·NC Central University—http://www.nccu.edu/scholarships/
·Winston Salem State -http://www.wssu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/2013fascholarships/default.aspx
·Other places to look for scholarships: