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  6. page Scholarship Information 2016-2017 edited ... MCHS Nomination Application - NC A & T State University Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching …
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    MCHS Nomination Application - NC A & T State University
    Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching Scholars: Lenoir-Rhyne University is proud to serve aspiring teachers through the Lenoir-Rhyne Teaching Scholars program. Prospective students are encouraged to apply immediately as space is limited. This is a highly competitive program and applicants should have a record of academic excellence and portray a deep desire to serve students through a career in teaching. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 10th, however, applications will continue to be accepted beyond this date until all spaces are filled. Program provides scholarships of up to $5,500 per year for four years to incoming freshmen. These funds will be offered in addition to the federal, state and Lenoir-Rhyne financial aid for which the student may already be qualified, but cannot be combined to exceed the cost of tuition or combined with other top merit awards. The average LR student eligible for this program receives approximately $16,000 per year in scholarships and grants from the institution. There is no pay-back required for this scholarship through service or otherwise. For more information and to apply go to https://www.lr.edu/academics/opportunities-for-exceptional-students/teaching-scholars
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    September 22 - The Park Scholarship is a scholarship program with NC State University is a four-year scholarship given to students based on outstanding accomplishments, and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. This scholarship is Four-year scholarship valued at $92,000 in-state and $149,000 out-of-state that includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel, and personal expenses. Students are to be nominated by their high school. Please see Mrs. Helms to be considered for nomination and to obtain a Mallard Creek Nomination application. The application is due to Ms. Helms by Friday September 22, 2017
    For more details on the Park Scholarship you can go to the following webpage http://www.ncsu.edu/park_scholarships/about/index.php
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    October 8 - LEVINE SCHOLARS PROGRAM AT UNC-CHARLOTTE. The Levine Scholarship Program at UNC-Charlotte is now accepting nominations. This prestigious and competitive scholarship includes full tuition, room and board, a grant to implement a service project of the student’s own design, and four summers of individually tailored enrichment experiences. Successful candidates will have a weighted GPA of 4.74, unweighted GPA of 3.9 and a score of 1350-1400 on the SAT and/ or a 29 -33 composite score on the ACT. Commitment to community service, leadership, and academic merit are also considered. AN ELITE GROUP OF 20 STUDENTS ARE SELECTED ANNUALLY. Nominations are completed by a high school counselor and must be received by October 8. You must also apply for admission to UNC Charlotte by November 1st. If you are interested in being nominated for the UNC-Charlotte Levine Scholarship Program, please see Mrs. Harris in the Guidance office.
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    October 27 - Belk Scholarship at Davidson College. Mallard Creek can nominate two students for the prestigious Belk Scholarship for students interested in attending Davidson College. Please see Mrs. Payne in Guidance to pick up for information and the application. Your nomination application must be submitted to Mrs. Payne by Oct 27th.
    October 31- Beauty School Scholarship. If you’re ready to begin a fulfilling and rewarding career in cosmetology, it all begins with choosing a cosmetology school that's right for you. If you are worried about finding the money to pay for cosmetology school tuition, some schools offer scholarships or financial aid, and now Beauty Schools Marketing Group is offering a $2,500 cosmetology school scholarship to help cosmetology school students live their dreams! Click here to apply to!
    October 31- Coca Cola Scholarship. The Coca-Cola Scholarship program is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Applicants must be: Current high school seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools); U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees; Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; and Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. All applications must be submitted online by Friday, October 31st. For more information visit www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/coca-cola-scholars-program.html
    October 31 - Council Scholar Awards for the 2017-18 school year. Council Scholar Program offers a unique opportunity for selected educators to travel out of the country and bring their experiences abroad home to their school community in North Carolina. The Council is looking for internationally-minded educators and administrators who are currently working to provide a global perspective in their classrooms, have a desire to immerse themselves in an international topic or region; and be enthusiastic about sharing their experiences abroad with their students and colleagues. Applications must be received by 4pm on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017. They may be emailed (PDF or Word file), mailed or hand delivered to our office. You may access the application online at, http://worldaffairscharlotte.org/2017-2018-council-scholar-award-program/ (Education Outreach Section).Email Address: cklopp@worldaffairscharlotte.org
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    **MCHS Nomination Application - NC Central University**
    **MCHS Nomination Application - NC A & T State University**
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    March 1- Global Citizen Year: Each year a group of high school graduates is selected to spend a year abroad as fellows in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Fellows are immersed in a culture different from their own, living with a host family and working locally. Rolling admissions; Click here to apply!
    March 1- Nucor Foundation. Mecklenburg County students with plans of pursuing undergraduate degrees in either engineering or metallurgy are eligible to apply. The scholarship is $3,200 per year for up to four years. You must complete the electronic application at scholarshipapply.nucor.com along with submitting an official transcript, SAT/ACT scores, and one letter of recommendation. Please see your Counselor for more information.
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    at https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com. TheThe Turner Family
    Scholarships are based on financial need, prior academic performance and performance on accepted tests designed to measure aptitude and ability for college studies. Applications are available at https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com.
    March 4- AABE. The North Carolina Chapter of AABE is seeking qualified applicants to award both local and national scholarship awards. Attached is the information required to apply for the scholarships. The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professional founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues. Through its Scholarship Program, AABE seeks to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy related fields. By doing so, we help our nation address a critical need and a challenge to our future economic vitality in the world market. AABE awards scholarships based on several traditional and non-traditional criteria. Attached is an application for the scholarship award. Please share the attached packet with both parents and students. Highly qualified students will be automatically selected and considered for the National Scholarship process will not require further action. The winners of the National Awards will be contacted by the AABE National Office. Click here to download information.
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    March 15- Rotary Club of Charlotte South.Applicant must have attended the Rotary Club of Charlotte South Beach Blast while in middle school. Scholarship Award: up to $5,000 per year for up to 4 years (maximum $20,000 award). For more details and to download the application click here!
    March 15 - Charlotte Club of NANBPWC Inc. Scholarship Program. Must be of financial need and of African American descent with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Other requirements for eligibility are available on the applications. Click here to download the application
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    March 17th: Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in honor of Gary and Margaret Lincoln, for students who are applying to CPCC. Click here for the application on see the Scholarship Application Binder in Guidance.
    March 21 - Bi-Lo Urban League Scholarship. Click here to download the application.
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    March 31 - The Tau Theta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarships. Tau Theta Zeta will be awarding a $500 scholarship to an African-American female high school senior expecting to receive a high school diploma by June 2017 and attend college in Fall, 2017. Download Application here
    March 31 - MECKLENBURG COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP. Each year, Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau will award two college scholarships, up to $1500 each in value, to qualified applicants. OBJECTIVE: Provide financial aid for Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau member families with children seeking higher education. Priority will be given, but not limited to, Agricultural, Health, Occupational or Educational career courses of study. Download the application here
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    following link:
    https://form.jotform.com/70188608841159 or go to http://charlottedst.org/ourprograms/scholarship.html.
    March 31- Jerrie Albert Education Scholarship. The Delta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Delta Epsilon Fraternity is pleased to share a scholarship opportunity for seniors. The application is for our fraternity scholarship, The Jerrie Albert Educational Scholarship. Kappa Delta Epsilon Fraternity is an honorary professional education fraternity. This $500 scholarship is being offered to those with the following criteria. The applicant must:
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    May 12 - The Moles Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship: $5,000 ($2,500 each semester, spring and summer)
    Applicants must: Be an African-American male or female; Be a citizen of the United States; Be a graduating high school senior; Be accepted to an accredited for year college/university; Have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, each grading period; Have a SAT composite score 1300 or above on a 2400 scale or a 20 or above on a 36 scale; Not be a member of the immediate family or relative of a MOLE. Applications must be received by May 12th. Download Application here and Download Guidelines here.
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    May 15 - The Philo Affiliate of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, Beta Omicron Sigma Chapter Scholarship. The Chapter established this fund to provide aid to high school students, both male and female of all races, in their pursuit of higher education. The recipient will be an individual with a scholastic GPA of 3.0 or better Download application here - Download instructions here
    May 15 - Charlotte Pride Scholarship. The Charlotte Pride Scholarship aims to improve economic mobility for LGBTQ and Straight Ally college students from the Charlotte metro area by funding college scholarships. Recipients will be awarded up to $2,000 over four years to attend an accredited two or four-year college. Go to the following webs webpage to apply http://charlottepride.org/scholarship/ All applications are due Monday, May 15, 2017, 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time.
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  7. page Scholarship Information 2016-2017 edited The Infinite Scholars- Free Scholarship Fair Friday, October 6, 2017 9am – 12:30 pm Carole Hoefe…
    TheInfinite Scholars- Free Scholarship Fair
    Friday, October 6, 2017 9am – 12:30 pm Carole Hoefener Center 610 East 7th Street,
    Charlotte Alumnae ChapterNC, 28202. Students need to bring: multiple copies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.transcripts, ACT/SAT test scores, letters of recommendation, an essay titled “Why I want to attend college, and a resume
    Robert Noyce Teaching
    Scholarship awards will be presented
    The UNC Charlotte CResT (Culturally Responsive Teaching) Program supports outstanding mathematics, science, and engineering students in becoming middle and high school mathematics teachers through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship. The UNCC CResT Program offers competitive, generous scholarships, summer internships, structured experiences in classrooms, seminars, mentoring by faculty and experienced teachers, and teaching opportunities
    to college-bound African-Americana cohort of eight entering juniors majoring in mathematics, science, or engineering.
    The Noyce Scholarship provides tuition and expenses up to $14,000 per year for two years. During those two years, Scholars will spend time in middle and
    high school classrooms working closely with culturally and linguistically diverse students and participate in regular seminars to develop their understanding of culturally responsive teaching. Mathematics educators and classroom teachers will be assigned as mentors to each Scholar to ensure their progress through the Scholarship Program. For details and to apply go to https://clas-math.uncc.edu/crest/online-application/
    The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) General Scholarship Program.
    APIASF offers scholarship opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success
    -Scholarships from one-time $2,500 awards to multiyear $20,000 awards
    -Awards that can be used to cover the total cost of attendance, not just tuition, room/ board
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    students who are residentsrepresentative of Mecklenburg County.the Asian American and Pacific Islander
    The deadline to apply is January 11, 2018, at 5 p.m. ET.
    To apply go to http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html?ep_mid=11403777&ep_rid=197847187
    Cheatham-White Scholarship at North Carolina A & T State University and NC Central University:
    The electronicCheatham-White Scholarship will provide an outstanding educational experience for students who are exceptional scholars, versatile and well-rounded individuals. Cheatham-White Scholarships will be awarded to students with a broad range of interests, proficient in areas of both the arts and sciences, who demonstrate leadership potential and a strong commitment to service. Each recipient will be awarded a fully funded four-year scholarship that covers the costs of all of the following: tuition, student fees, housing, meals, textbooks, a laptop computer, supplies, travel and personal expenses. Each scholarship also provides four summers of fully funded enrichment and networking opportunities that may include international travel and study. Please see Mrs. Harris in counseling for a nomination application. MCHS can nominate up to 5 students. for additional details or to self-nominate go to http://www.ncat.edu/academics/honors/cheatham-white/index.html or http://www.nccu.edu/admissionsandaid/scholarshipandaid/cheatham-white-scholarship/index.cfm
    The deadline to submit your nomination
    application mustto counseling is October 25.
    MCHS Nomination Application - NC Central University
    MCHS Nomination Application - NC A & T State University
    Lenoir-Rhyne University Teaching Scholars: Lenoir-Rhyne University is proud to serve aspiring teachers through the Lenoir-Rhyne Teaching Scholars program. Prospective students are encouraged to apply immediately as space is limited. This is a highly competitive program and applicants should have a record of academic excellence and portray a deep desire to serve students through a career in teaching. Priority consideration will
    be submitted ongiven to applications received by January 10th, however, applications will continue to be accepted beyond this date until all spaces are filled. Program provides scholarships of up to $5,500 per year for four years to incoming freshmen. These funds will be offered in addition to the federal, state and Lenoir-Rhyne financial aid for which the student may already be qualified, but cannot be combined to exceed the cost of tuition or before Friday, March 31st,combined with other top merit awards. The average LR student eligible for this program receives approximately $16,000 per year in scholarships and grants from the institution. There is accessibleno pay-back required for this scholarship through service or otherwise. For more information and to apply go to https://www.lr.edu/academics/opportunities-for-exceptional-students/teaching-scholars
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    September 22 - The Park Scholarship is a scholarship program with NC State University is a four-year scholarship given to students based on outstanding accomplishments, and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. This scholarship is Four-year scholarship valued at $92,000 in-state and $149,000 out-of-state that includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel, and personal expenses. Students are to be nominated by their high school. Please see Mrs. Helms to be considered for nomination and to obtain a Mallard Creek Nomination application. The application is due to Ms. Helms by Friday September 22, 2017
    For more details on the Park Scholarship you can go to
    the following link:
    https://form.jotform.com/70188608841159.
    webpage http://www.ncsu.edu/park_scholarships/about/index.php
    October 15 - The UNC-Chapel Hill Morehead Scholarship is a four-year scholarship given to students who demonstrate moral force of character, scholarship, physical vigor and leadership. Please see Ms. Jones in counseling for details regarding the application process. You can visit the following website to learn more about this scholarship but you must see Ms. Stewart-Ayers to apply. http://moreheadcain.org/apply/
    October 8 - LEVINE SCHOLARS PROGRAM AT UNC-CHARLOTTE. The Levine Scholarship Program at UNC-Charlotte is now accepting nominations. This prestigious and competitive scholarship includes full tuition, room and board, a grant to implement a service project of the student’s own design, and four summers of individually tailored enrichment experiences. Successful candidates will have a weighted GPA of 4.74, unweighted GPA of 3.9 and a score of 1350-1400 on the SAT and/ or a 29 -33 composite score on the ACT. Commitment to community service, leadership, and academic merit are also considered. AN ELITE GROUP OF 20 STUDENTS ARE SELECTED ANNUALLY. Nominations are completed by a high school counselor and must be received by October 8. You must also apply for admission to UNC Charlotte by November 1st.
    If thereyou are questions orinterested in being nominated for the UNC-Charlotte Levine Scholarship Program, please see Mrs. Harris in the Guidance office.
    October 15 - The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center: Four-year leadership scholarship/stipend total package in the amount of $40,000 tuition plus $6,000 leadership enrichment stipend to support their college experience,
    if thererecipient chooses to attend NC State University. The scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman, valued at $10,000 per year, renewable upon satisfactory academic progress and leadership involvement at NC State. The Shelton National Leadership Scholarship process is open to rising/current seniors who are in the process of applying for college the fall semester of their senior year in high school. The application process is currently open and available for students to submit their application through October 15, 2017.
    For details go to https://sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/leadership-scholarships/about-shelton-national-leadership-scholarship/?_sm_au_=iVVLRv1j34nvvPnr
    October 27 - Belk Scholarship at Davidson College. Mallard Creek can nominate two students for the prestigious Belk Scholarship for students interested in attending Davidson College. Please see Mrs. Payne in Guidance to pick up for information and the application. Your nomination application must be submitted to Mrs. Payne by Oct 27th.
    October 31- Beauty School Scholarship. If you’re ready to begin
    a needfulfilling and rewarding career in cosmetology, it all begins with choosing a cosmetology school that's right for additional information, please e-mailyou. If you are worried about finding the money to pay for cosmetology school tuition, some schools offer scholarships or financial aid, and now Beauty Schools Marketing Group is offering a $2,500 cosmetology school scholarship to help cosmetology school students live their dreams! Click here to apply to!
    October 31- Coca Cola Scholarship. The Coca-Cola
    Scholarship Committeeprogram is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Applicants must be: Current high school seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools); U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees; Anticipating completion of high school diploma at scholarship@charlottedst.org.
    Pi Phi Chapter
    the time of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.application; Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; and Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. All applications must be submitted online by Friday, October 31st. For more information visit www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/coca-cola-scholars-program.html
    October 31 - Council Scholar Awards for the 2017-18 school year. Council Scholar Program offers a unique opportunity for selected educators to travel out of the country and bring their experiences abroad home to their school community in North Carolina. The Council is looking for internationally-minded educators and administrators who are currently working to provide a global perspective in their classrooms, have a desire to immerse themselves in an international topic or region; and be enthusiastic about sharing their experiences abroad with their students and colleagues.
    Applications must be postmarkedreceived by 4pm on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017. They may be emailed (PDF or Word file), mailed or hand delivered to our office. You may access the application online at, http://worldaffairscharlotte.org/2017-2018-council-scholar-award-program/ (Education Outreach Section).Email Address: cklopp@worldaffairscharlotte.org
    November 1 - Cheatham-White Scholarship at North Carolina A & T State University and NC Central University: The Cheatham-White Scholarship will provide an outstanding educational experience for students who are exceptional scholars, versatile and well-rounded individuals. Cheatham-White Scholarships will be awarded to students with a broad range of interests, proficient in areas of both the arts and sciences, who demonstrate leadership potential and a strong commitment to service. Each recipient will be awarded a fully funded four-year scholarship that covers the costs of all of the following: tuition, student fees, housing, meals, textbooks, a laptop computer, supplies, travel and personal expenses. Each scholarship also provides four summers of fully funded enrichment and networking opportunities that may include international travel and study. Please see Mrs. Harris in counseling for a nomination application. MCHS can nominate up to 5 students. Applications are due to Mrs. Harris
    by Monday, April 3rd. For questions orOct 25th. For additional details or to self nominate go to http://www.ncat.edu/academics/honors/cheatham-white/index.html or http://www.nccu.edu/admissionsandaid/scholarshipandaid/cheatham-white-scholarship/index.cfm **Click the following to download a nomination application**
    **MCHS Nomination Application - NC Central University**
    **MCHS Nomination Application - NC A & T State University**
    November 13- WTS Transportation YOU. WTS fosters the development of women and girls in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals and students to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding the WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship to girls pursuing high school studies in science, technology, engineering, and math. To apply go to https://www.wtsinternational.org/education/scholarships/
    The WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship is $1,000. The minimum criteria for selection are:
    a. Applicant must be a high school senior.
    b. GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    c. Currently studying math, science, and technology.
    d. Considering a college degree in a transportation-related field
    November 17- The University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars is now accepting nominations. This is a full academic scholarship to the University of Virginia and is looking for students who demonstrate outstanding ideals of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship. For more
    information, please contact Dammeon Chisholmsee Mrs. Helms in Student Services!
    November 19 - Universal Technical Institute Scholarships. UTI and Penske Automotive Group have teamed up to create a national scholarship program that will award nearly $500,000 in scholarships to high school seniors pursuing higher education
    at coachchis@gmail.com or 704-890-5902.
    Black Men with
    UTI. Individual awards will be worth up to $2500 Click here for details and to apply. In addition, 2017 high school grads can participate in a Purpose, Inc.scholarship competition that covers basic Math , English, History, Geography, Ethics and Technical knowledge related to auto, diesel, NASCAR, collision, repair, motorcycle, and Marine industries (Competition Flyer).
    November 20-
    The organizationDaughters of the American Revolution (DAR) local chapter is offering three $500awarding a scholarship and recognition for students who are outstanding citizens and model students. If you are interested in learning more about this award and scholarship, please see Mrs. Helms in Student Services for more information!
    November 30 - Most Valuable Student Contest. The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year
    scholarships to qualified graduating seniors. Application packetsthe highest-rated applicants in the 2017 competition.; Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply; Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks; College students are not eligible to apply; Applicants must be postmarkedcitizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. For more information and to apply go to http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm
    December 1- Boston University Trustee Scholarship. A four-year full tuition scholarship to Boston University is awarded to 25 incoming freshman each year. Students must submit a Trustee Scholarship Essay and application for Undergraduate Admission
    by Saturday, April 1st.Dec 1. For questionsmore information visit bu.edu/admissions/trustee
    December 1- University of Miami George W. Jenkins Scholarship. A four-year full tuition scholarship awarded to 3 incoming freshmen each year. Requirements include; minimum GPA requirement of 3.75 and well rounded curriculum, 800 word
    or additional information, please contactless essay about overcoming adversity, financial need, and Counselor nomination form. All scholarship materials and Undergraduate Admission material must be submitted by Dec 1. Visit miami.edu/jenkins for more information.
    December 4 - NC Elks Association Nursing Scholarship (Click here for the application)
    December 11 - Lyceum Scholars Program at Clemson University: $10,000 scholarship. Please visit www.clemson.edu/capitalism/lyceum.html for details and to apply. The deadline to submit your application is December 11.
    December 31 - Legend Leadership Award: The Dale Earnhardt Foundation. Do you have a new and creative idea that will make a positive impact on our society? Submit your ideas and solutions to The Dale Earnhardt Foundation. Winners will receive up to $7000.00 in scholarships or the money can go toward a project that is already in place as a one-time grant. To Apply visit http://daleearnhardtinc.com/foundation/
    January 1 - UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program. A Unique educational opportunity for students who are interested in becoming leaders in the teaching profession. Program features include some of the following $20,000 in scholarships awarded incrementally over four years; Internships starting in the first year; and Networking with educational leaders from the local, state, & National level. View Flyer to learn more (Click Here for Flyer)
    January 15-
    John Gatling Grant Program. Awarded to students planning to attend NC State University with the last name Gatlin or Deborah CunninghamGatling only. Student must apply to NC State by January 15 and submit notification of interest to the scholarship and financial aid office. CLICK HERE for more information!
    January 15- NCSHP's 2015-2016 NC Hispanic College Fund. The North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals established this charitable fund
    at 704-953-3045Triangle Community Foundation to benefit Hispanic students in North Carolina. The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund awards annual scholarships worth between $500 and $2,500. Scholarships recipients are recent graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino background. Recipients of a NC Hispanic College Fund scholarship must enroll in a degree program at a community college or jwcunningham@bellsouth.net.
    Two $1,000
    a 2 or 4 year college/university and be committed to public service and community development. Application deadline - January 15, 2016. Click here to download the application -http://thencshp.org/programs/nc-hispanic-college-fund/
    Selection Criteria
    · Graduate of a NC high school within the past 2 years
    · A four-year cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
    · 2 letters of recommendation from a high school teacher, principal, pastor, employer, or other community leader
    · An official high school transcript
    · Personal statement (500 words)
    January 18- Ronald McDonald House U.S. Scholarship Program. The RMHC network of U.S. Chapters, along with the global office of RMHC, offer scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. Since 1985, more than $52 million in scholarships have been awarded. High school seniors may apply for one of the four scholarships outlined on the website. For more information visit www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships.
    January 20- Sallie Southall Cotten. The GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Charlotte is proud to award a one-time $1,500
    scholarship opportunities as offeredto an outstanding graduate to be used at any of our state-supported universities. The second place or alternate winner will be awarded a one-time scholarship in the amount of $750 to be used at any of our state-supported universities. The winner selected by our club will then compete at the Omega Iota Omega Chapterdistrict level for the opportunity to win an additional $750. If selected at the district level, the winner will move on to compete at the state level for an additional financial assistance of Alpha Kappa Alpha$6,000 per year for four years totaling $24,000. The full application can be downloaded here!
    January 31- The Philo Affiliate of Sigma Gamma Rho
    Sorority, Incorporated. Applications mustIncorporated, Beta Omicron Sigma Chapter Scholarship. Established this fund to provide aid to high school students, both male and female of all races, in their pursuit of higher education. The recipient will be postmarked by Saturday, April 1st.an individual with a scholastic GPA of 3.0 or better. This scholarship does require a within essay. Get a full copy of the application here!
    February 1- Virginia Military Institute Scholars Program. This scholarship ranges from $5,000-full tuition and automatically enrolls the student in VMI's Honors Program.
    For questionsconsideration, candidates must have a combined SAT of at least 1350 (reading and math) or concerns,ACT composite of 30 and at least a 3.7 high school GPA. For more information or to pick-up an application please contactsee Ms. Betty Payne, ScholarshipWalker in Guidance.
    February 1- Global Lifetime Experience Orr Scholarship. Students 15-18 with at least one year of foreign language experience may apply for a study abroad scholarship. For more information CLICK HERE. To download an application CLICK HERE.
    February 5- Florence Kidder Scholarship. The Mecklenburg Colonial Dames
    Committee Chairman,will award a $1000 scholarship to our local winner. The local winner will then be entered into the State Competition. The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina will award the State winner a scholarship of $3,000 and two runner-up scholarships of $1,000 each, to be used at 704-510-1694any North Carolina college or blpayne1965@att.net.
    N.C. Farm Bureau and, locally, Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau. Included
    university. Scholarship money is paid to the North Carolina college or university of the winners’ choice, to be administered by that institution in the name of the student. The recipients will be selected on the basis of character, need and scholastic record, as well as the merit of an attachmentessay on the assigned topic. Click here to this emailview the full scholarship. Click here to view requirements.
    February 10- Love Your Skin. Requirements; graduating minority senior, 3.0 un-weighted and 3.5 weighted GPA, attending college/university Fall 2016, completed short essay (written/typed). Download application here.
    February 15 - Assistance League of Charlotte
    is a document containing an overviewnonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of scholarships available.children and families through community-based philanthropic programs – we feed, we clothe, we mentor, we educate. The second attachment isAssistance League® of Charlotte Scholarship will be awarded to a copy2017 Mecklenburg County high school graduate who exhibits outstanding community service. The scholarship, not to exceed $10,000, will provide funding toward tuition, room and board, required fees and books for the freshman year at one of the “Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau Scholarship” application.*
    For
    16 campuses of The University of North Carolina.
    Download application here
    February 15- Daughters of the American Revolution. They award 3 separate scholarship opportunities, all housed under the same application. Click here to get a full listing and understanding of each specific scholarship. Click here to download the application!
    February 18- Future Path Technology. One of our partners is currently accepting applications for a $3,000 scholarship, and we’d love to see a CMS student receive it! The Future Path Technology scholarship is presented by Logical Advantage and will be given to a high school senior who has been accepted to a North Carolina College or University and is pursuing a degree in technology. The application period closes on Wednesday, February 18th, and the winner will be recognized at the 2015 Blue Diamond Awards on March 3rd. Below are a few links that will give you
    additional information, but please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss further. Eligibility and Application Details: http://goo.gl/nOnTvl Official Release: http://goo.gl/x13T2V
    February 18- National Association of Negro Business & Professional Women's Club. The NANBPWC awards four (4) scholarships to students each year. One student is awarded a $1,500 scholarship and three (3) others receive $1,000. Click here for more
    information and the application.
    February 18- SCAD Distinguished Scholar Award. Planning
    to obtain applicationsattend SCAD? Let your Counselor know and she could recommend you for the R. Flake Shaw ScholarshipsSCAD Distinguished Scholars Award, a prestigious scholarship in the amount of US$20,000 per year. To be considered, students must be recommended by a teacher, professor or school counselor. This scholarship is applicable toward tuition to attend SCAD in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah or online via eLearning, and may be renewed annually, provided the Instituterecipient is enrolled and maintains a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
    February 17- Assistance League of Charlotte. Assistance League of Charlotte awards scholarships to Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school graduates. The scholarship, not to exceed $10,000, provides funding toward tuition, room and board, required fees and books
    for Future Agriculture Leaders (IFAL), please visit the N.C. Farm Bureaufreshman year at one of the 16 campuses of The University of North Carolina. The application can be found at www.charlotte.assistanceleague.org. Requirements to apply are listed below:
    - Is planning to attend one of the 16 campuses of The University of North Carolina? ·
    - Has a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
    - Scored a minimum combined total of 1500 on the SAT (math, critical reading and writing sections) or a minimum of 21 on the ACT
    - Demonstrates outstanding community involvement, including leadership roles.
    February 20- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. annually grants scholarships to African-American high school seniors who will enroll in an institution of higher education. All students must be in a Mecklenburg County public or private high school. Students may also obtain an electronic application by visiting our
    website as follows:
    · R. Flake Shaw Scholarships: www.ncfb.org/Programs/R-Flake-Shaw-Scholarship
    · Institute
    at www.charlottedst.org and clicking on the link that reads “2015 Scholarship Application” or by emailing scholarship@charlottedst.org. Please include “Scholarship Application” in the subject line when requesting an electronic application. For more information please see Ms. Walker in Guidance.
    February 25-World of 7 Billion Video Contest: Students must highlight a global issue dealing with either deforestation, public health, or water scarcity, explain why the issue is important, and provide at least one idea
    for Future Agriculture Leaders (IFAL): www.ncfb.org/Programs/Institute-for-Agriculture-Leaders
    *Please note
    a sustainable solution in order to be considered. Prizes include up to $1,000 for students and free curriculum resources for teachers. Click here to apply!
    February 26 - One student winner will receive The Leah and Edward Frankel Scholarship for $10,000, to be applied over all four years of their college education. A second winner will receive a one-time scholarship from ING for $5,000. There is also an opportunity for runners up to receive a one-time stipend towards their college education. Find out more about
    the attached “Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau Scholarship”awards and application mayrequirements by visiting: www.annefank.com/about-the-awards. The application process is now open and applications must be reproduced.
    NOTE: Please read carefully
    post-marked by February 27, 2015.
    February 28- Sisters of
    the submission instructionsDove. As a non-profit, community-oriented organization committed to encouraging educational development, Sisters of the Dove Charity Fund of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.~ Psi Mu Zeta Graduate Chapter, annually recognizes local students who are dedicated to academic success and achievement. Selected students receive academic scholarship in the amount of $500.00. Click here to download more information. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:
    African-American Male/Female
    Mecklenburg County Resident
    Current High School Senior
    Minimum 3.2 Cumulative GPA (weighted)
    Accepted to a 4-year accredited college or university undergraduate program or 2-year community college
    February 28 - Charlotte Relocation Scholarship. The Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council is a non-profit organization that brings together corporations and relocation service providers in and around Charlotte
    for eachthe primary purpose of providing educational information and current industry updates to its members. As part of our commitment to Relocation, CMARC has developed a scholarship program for current high school seniors who have relocated into the Charlotte area sometime between grades 9 (after 8th grade graduation) and 12. The one-time award of $1,000 will be presented to one Charlotte area high school senior this year. The award will be sent to the college that the student will be attending to assist with tuition, etc Click here for the application
    February 29- Discover Card. We are giving away $50,000 in scholarships to high school and college students. Through February 29, 2016, students are automatically entered to win a $2,500 scholarship when they sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college at CollegeCovered.com. More winners will be chosen later this year.
    March 1- Global Citizen Year: Each year a group of high school graduates is selected to spend a year abroad
    as instructionsfellows in Africa, Latin America, and submission datesAsia. Fellows are immersed in a culture different from their own, living with a host family and working locally. Rolling admissions; Click here to apply!
    March 1- Nucor Foundation. Mecklenburg County students with plans of pursuing undergraduate degrees in either engineering or metallurgy are eligible to apply. The scholarship is $3,200 per year
    for each program.
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Rho Psi Omega Chapter
    up to four years. You must complete the electronic application at scholarshipapply.nucor.com along with submitting an official transcript, SAT/ACT scores, and one letter of recommendation. Please see your Counselor for more information.
    March 3 - African American Network-Carolinas Scholarship and the Turner Family Scholarship
    2017 Scholarship. CompleteAfrican American Network- Carolinas Scholarship Fund application packages must be receivedis now available. The fund provides scholarships ranging up to $2,000 for graduating seniors in North and South Carolina. The AAN-C Scholarship fund stems from the African American Network, which is a resource group of African American employees at Duke Energy. As a part of its mission, the African American Network – Carolinas Chapter provides scholarships to college-bound students from North and South Carolina who are pursuing a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration. Applications are available at https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com. The Turner Family Scholarship Fund, a permanent endowment fund, was established by midnighta gift from the Turner Family on Wednesday, March 15th.September 1, 1996. The purpose of the Turner Family Scholarship Fund is to provide undergraduate college and vocational scholarships to Mecklenburg County residents planning to attend an accredited college or vocational school in Mecklenburg County.
    Scholarships are based on financial need, prior academic performance and performance on accepted tests designed to measure aptitude and ability for college studies. Applications are available at https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com.
    March 4- AABE. The North Carolina Chapter of AABE is seeking qualified applicants to award both local and national scholarship awards. Attached is the information required to apply for the scholarships. The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professional founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues. Through its Scholarship Program, AABE seeks to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy related fields. By doing so, we help our nation address a critical need and a challenge to our future economic vitality in the world market. AABE awards scholarships based on several traditional and non-traditional criteria. Attached is an application for the scholarship award.
    Please share this informationthe attached packet with yourboth parents and students. Highly qualified students will be automatically selected and considered for the National Scholarship process will not require further action. The winners of the National Awards will be contacted by the AABE National Office. Click here to download information.
    March 6- NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship. The NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program recognizes the nation’s highest achieving African American, American Indian, and Latino high
    school community. Ifseniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to science and engineering as a career goal. Each NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship winner receives a $2,500 award to be used toward the cost of attendance at a university. Requirements to apply are listed below:2
    African American, American Indian, or Latino high school graduating seniors; U.S. citizens or permanent residents; participants in an Academy of Engineering (a National Academy Foundation national network of career-themed academies) or a pre-college or high school program focused on math, science, and engineering; outstanding academic achievers earning a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA or “B” average; have a preferred combined SAT score of 1650 for critical reading, writing, and math, and a preferred math score of 550; or preferred composite ACT score of 24 and a preferred score from the math section of 24; and admitted into an engineering program as a full-time student. Priority will be given to applicants who have been admitted to a NACME Partner Institution. The application is now available at NACME's Pre-Engineering Scholarship Application.
    March 6- Allegacy Scholarships. This program offers two scholarship opportunities in addition to multiple loan possibilities. The application process is open now through March 6, 2015 and can be found at AllegacyFCU.org/scholarships
    March 9th - The Gordon Hay Scholarship (Blumenthal Performing Arts Scholarship) is a one-time $5,000 scholarship to be awarded to one student who demonstrates ability in a non-performance area within the performing arts and is preparing to pursue a related undergraduate degree. For more information and to apply go to http://www.blumenthalarts.org/blumenthal-enrichment/community-outreach/scholarships/gordon-hay-scholarship deadline is March 9th
    March 10- Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship. To qualify
    you must be a current high school (or home-schooled) senior who attends school and lives in one of the following counties: North Carolina: Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, Union, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Lincoln, Rowan, Caldwell, Stanly, Iredell, Alexander, Burke, Robeson, Scotland, Richmond, Anson and Cumberland or South Carolina: York, Lancaster, Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon. The student must be accepted for full-time enrollment or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited four-year college or university. They must also have questionsa cumulative GPA of 3.0 or need additional information, please contact Cynthia Murray,higher. Click here to download the full application packet and more information!
    March 12- Aveda Institute. Earn a full cosmetology scholarship by applying with a short video! Visit AvedaInstitutesSouth.edu/scholarship for details!
    March 13- Crown Jewels. The
    Scholarship Committee Chairman,of the Crown Jewels (NC) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated is announcing our annual scholarship program. We will be awarding multiple scholarships in amounts of at scholarship@rhopsiomega.org.
    See Ms. Earley
    least $1,000 to African-American students with a significant financial need. Applications must be received with a U.S. postmark on or before March 13th. Click here for more detailed information. Click here for the application.
    March 14- The Holcomb Family Scholarship. Awarded to a high school senior
    in good academic standing and enrolling in a post-secondary institution. Student Services for details.
    National Association
    must have a minimum GPA of Negro Business3.0. Please visit http://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com
    March 15- Alpha Kappa Alpha. Scholarships will be awarded to both a male
    and Professional Women'sfemale student in CMS. Must have at least a 3.0 unweighted GPA, 1800 on SAT or 18 on ACT, and complete the application. Click here to download the application.
    March 15- Rotary
    Club of Charlotte South.Applicant must have attended the Rotary Club of Charlotte South Beach Blast while in middle school. Scholarship Award: up to $5,000 per year for up to 4 years (maximum $20,000 award). For more details and to download the application click here!
    March 15
    - Charlotte.Charlotte Club of NANBPWC Inc. Scholarship Program. Must be of financial need and of African American descent with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Other requirements for eligibility are available on the applications. Click here to download the application
    March 16th - The Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship (MDPAS) a Blumenthal Performing Arts Scholarship is an annually renewable scholarship of up to $10,000 awarded to two students who demonstrate above-average ability and are preparing to pursue an undergraduate degree in fields directly related to the performing arts Flyer. The deadline to apply is March 16th
    March 17th: Assistance League of Charlotte Scholarship in honor of Gary and Margaret Lincoln, for students who are applying to CPCC. Click here for the application on see the Scholarship Application Binder in Guidance.
    March 21 - Bi-Lo Urban League Scholarship. Click here to download the application.
    March 21- UNIDOS Scholarship. High school seniors with Hispanic heritage will want to consider applying for the UNIDOS Scholarship. The application is due midnight March 21. Scholarship winners would receive monetary funds towards their college education. Click here to download the application to apply for this scholarship.
    March 20- Prospective Educators Scholarship. The NC Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa is pleased to announce the Ellen Simmons Howes Prospective Educator Scholarship.
    This opportunityscholarship honors Ellen and her more than 20 years of service to Phi Delta Kappa. The Ellen Simmons Howes Prospective Educator Scholarship will be used to aid college students with financial needs as they pursue a degree in the field of education. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to four students, one from each of the four geographic areas [north, south, east and west] in North Carolina. Click here to be directed to the full application. Please note that a Counselor recommendation is also required so please give your Counselor adequate time.
    March 24 - Gordon Hay Scholarship. $5000 award
    for Mecklenburg County youth only,a student who demonstrates technical and/or artistic accomplishment in a non-performance area within the performing arts. Download Application Here - Download Application Guidelines here
    March 27- Debbie Antshel CPCC Scholarship. The scholarship includes full freshman year tuition to a student attending CPCC. All scholarships will be paid directly to CPCC
    and haswill be designated for tuition and fees. Minimum eligibility includes: A CMS graduating senior who plans to attend CPCC in the fall and major in Human Services or a related field, and shows a commitment to service as demonstrated through volunteer experiences. For the full application and requirements click here
    March 31 - Queen City Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship (NC A & T State University). deserving first year Aggies with book scholarships. Criteria: Student is a citizen of the United States; Graduate of
    an accredited high school prior to enrollment date; Recipient must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 (or better); Recipient must reside in the Charlotte Metro area. To apply click here.
    March 31 - The Tau Theta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarships. Tau Theta Zeta will be awarding a $500 scholarship to an African-American female high school senior expecting to receive a high school diploma by June 2017 and attend college in Fall, 2017. Download Application here
    March 31 - MECKLENBURG COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP. Each year, Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau will award two college scholarships, up to $1500 each in value, to qualified applicants. OBJECTIVE: Provide financial aid for Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau member families with children seeking higher education. Priority will be given, but not limited to, Agricultural, Health, Occupational or Educational career courses of study. Download the
    application deadlinehere
    March 31 - The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter
    of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship awards will be presented to college-bound African-American high school students who are residents of Mecklenburg County. The electronic application must be submitted on or before Friday, March 15th.
    NOTE:
    31st, and is accessible through the following link:
    https://form.jotform.com/70188608841159 or go to http://charlottedst.org/ourprograms/scholarship.html.
    March 31- Jerrie Albert Education Scholarship. The Delta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Delta Epsilon Fraternity is pleased to share a scholarship opportunity for seniors. The application is for our fraternity scholarship, The Jerrie Albert Educational Scholarship. Kappa Delta Epsilon Fraternity is an honorary professional education fraternity.
    This $500 scholarship is different from another opportunity,being offered by this organization, whichto those with the following criteria. The applicant must:
    Be a high school senior.
    Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
    Write a two-page essay that
    is opendouble spaced using 12 or 14 font size type.
    Submit the winning essay and have an interview with members of the Delta Gamma, Charlotte Alumni Chapter, Kappa Delta Epsilon Fraternity.
    Participate in an interview
    to be conducted at the applicant’s school.
    Intend to matriculate in a four-year college program preparing to become a teacher/educator.
    Submit an official transcript of grades.
    Submit a list of school extracurricular activities and community activities during high school years.
    Please mail the application with essay, transcript, and activity sheet to the address listed below.
    Betty Wilkins
    937 Log Cabin Rd.
    Charlotte, NC 28213
    704-619-2119 (c)
    704-596-6960 (h)
    April 1- Daughters of the American Revolution. NSDAR offers merit and financial needs scholarships to graduating high school seniors through approximately 23 scholarships. Each is listed on the attached document but more information can also be found at www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships. Information Flyer
    UNCF Koch Scholars. The **UNCF/Koch Scholars Program** (UKSP) is designed to teach
    students acrosshow to develop and apply an entrepreneurial mindset by exploring how the southeast region. Students maystudy of entrepreneurship, innovation and economics contribute to well-being for individuals, communities and societies.
    Students, who are competitively selected to participate in this program, will receive:
    * Scholarship Support of up to $5,000/Year
    * Exclusive Access to an Online Learning Community About Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economics
    * Mentoring Opportunities and Networking Access
    To
    apply go to https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/0a63d3e0-3d18-41bd-b955-44f07ee4d3b0
    April 1 - National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Queen City Metropolitan Chapter (QCMC) Scholarship. Merit/Need based Scholarship. Eligibility: 1. be an African American Woman; 2. be a resident of and senior graduating within the 2016-17 school year from a high school in one of the following counties. Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Iredell, Lincoln, Gaston, Union, Lancaster (SC), and York (SC); 3. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the time of application; 4. Have been accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning, a two or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school at the time of scholarship application. Download application here
    April 1 - Black Men of Purpose Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist with college expenses (i.e., tuition, books, and room and board)
    for both. (The regionalcurrent high school seniors planning to attend college. One non-renewable $500 scholarship will be awarded to three (3) recipients.
    Eligibility Requirements
    • Graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited two- or four-year college or university.
    • Applicants must enroll in accepted college or university during the Fall of their high school graduation year.
    • Applicants must pursue an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.
    • Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
    Download Application Here
    April 1 - The Sara Scott-Schofield Scholarship. Minimum GPA of 2.5, high school transcript must be provided along with three letters of recommendations and letter of acceptance from a 4-year college or university. The application and additional
    information can be found at www.zetasofcharlotte.org or pick up additional information in Guidance!
    April 1- Dora M. Mason Scholarship. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Chapter of Las Amigas Incorporated
    is being senta service organization of Afro-American women who strive to provide community service throughout the city of Charlotte and the surrounding areas. This year we are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring a $500.00 scholarship in the name of our late co-founder Dora R. Mason. This scholarship will be used to help pay for your books during your freshmen year. Click here to download application and criteria!
    April 1 - The Doris R. Asbury and The Rosalia J. Durante Scholarship Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Omega Iota Omega Chapter. These two $1,000 scholarships are named in honor of two retired educators and charter members of Omega Iota Omega Chapter. These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors (2017) from Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, having
    a separate e-mail.)
    If you have questions
    minimum grade point average of 3.0, and are of African American ethnicity.
    Download application here
    April 3 - Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Scholarship. Pi Phi Chapter here in Charlotte NC, will sponsor 6 individual scholarships at $2,000 each. In 2015, a special endowment scholarship was established by Rev. Joseph Edward Maxwell family for an additional $2,000. Finally, The Queen City Omega Foundation will donate another $2,500 renewable scholarship over 4 years’. Pi Phi Chapter (Entity Wide) rendered over $16,500 in Scholarships in 2016. We are pleased to announce that we received over 60 applications last year from various high schools within CMS, and after a thorough vetting process 8 students were able to attend the following schools of their choice:
    Morehouse, University of California at Los Angeles, North Carolina Central University, UNC-Greensboro, East Carolina University, Winston Salem State, North Carolina A&T University, and University at NC, Charlotte
    All applications must be post mark
    or delivered by April. 3, 2017
    Download application here
    April 6- SECU "People Helping People". One Mallard Creek student will receive a $10,000 to be used at one of the 17 constituent campuses of the UNC System. The award will be granted as a $1,250 scholarship per semester for four years. All graduating Mallard Creek seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA and plans to attend a UNC System college are eligible to apply. If interested, pick up a packet in the Guidance office. Download Application here
    April 7 - Charlotte/Queen City Rams Alumni Chapter Scholarship. The scholarship award shall be made in the fall semester of the eligible academic year, pending the recipient’s enrollment at Winston-Salem State University. The amount of each award is $1,000.00 to Three (3) incoming freshmenDownload Application Here
    April 15 - The Bridge Scholarship Application. The Bridge Scholarship is a $20,000 four year scholarship, $2,500 at the beginning of each semester, awarded to the student who can best present their
    need additional information, please contact Mrs. Vannie Gregoryto the Bridge Foundation. To date we have funded over $200,000 in tuition payments for Mecklenburg County students. You can visit our website at 704-568-6382.
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    April 15- North Carolina Society of Accountants. This is a $600
    scholarship online.
    Please distribute the scholarship application and guidelines in your districts. For
    awarded to students with plans to apply, they should click**here** or accesspursue a higher education degree in Accounting in the Council's website.
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    application packet.
    April 15- Work Keys Scholarship. Open to Seniors who took the Work Keys test and scored a bronze, silver, gold or platinum, this scholarship
    is awarded by the 2016 NCACTE Guidance & Career Development Division. How to apply: Application Link: https:ncacte.wufoo.com/forms/m1q4cajf1kchsyx/
    Eligibility:
    - Seniors who had to take the Work Keys test scoring a bronze, silver, gold or platinum
    - Applicant must
    be receivedenrolled or accepted into an accredited four-year college/university, community college, or technical school for Fall 2016 with a Career and Technical related major ex: nursing, engineering, marketing, business.
    - Applicant must have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
    Questions regarding this scholarship application should be directed to:
    Misty Wolfe (mwolfe@randolph.k12.nc.us)
    April 17 - Miss U.W.A Graduate Award. Qualifications: Please submit 1-2 double page essay regarding why you should be the recipient via involvement
    in the community or community service support efforts and have a 3.5 or higher GPA. Please email all entries to: unitedwomenofamerica@gmail.com. If you have any questions, please contact Lady President RaSheeda McNeil at 704-906-4858 or Lady VP Shekita Brown at 704-607-0789.
    April 24- Child Support Award. At least one parent must be a member of
    the North Carolina A&T State University Alumni Association P.O. Box no later than March 31, 2017**.Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program (through either Child Support services or Clerk of Court services). Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina and a graduating high school senior. Applicant must have been accepted by a North Carolina school of higher learning: a College, University, Community College or Technical School. Applicant needs to attach a copy of the acceptance letter. Click here to download the full application.
    April 24- Rotary Scholarship. One senior from each qualifying Charlotte-Mecklenburg public high school and five qualifying private schools will be introduced and recognized as recipients of the 2015 Rotary Youth Award and a tuition grant of $500 will be sent to the institution of higher learning in which they attend.
    The principal (or designee) of each high school, along with the recipient from each school, are invited to attend the luncheon to receive public recognition of the award. If you are interested in being nominated as the MCHS winner please notify your Counselor.
    Crown Jewels Chapter of the Links, Inc. Scholarships
    will be notified no later than April 07, 2017. Eachawarded to African-American students currently enrolled in Mecklenburg County schools. The electronic application package will includemust be submitted on or before Friday, March 24th, and is accessible through the following information:link: https://form.jotform.com/70156629732156.
    April 25- The IT-oLogy WISE Charlotte Scholarship. Will recognize one female senior from Mecklenburg County who excels in Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Math. This is will be a one-time award of $2,000. Click here for more information. Click here to download the application.
    ELIGIBILITY: The applicant must be a Mecklenburg County female high school senior; The applicant must be a rising college freshman accepted into a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) degree program at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2016 semester; The applicant's grade point average must be a minimum of 3.0/4.0
    April 26 - Emma H. Dunlapp Scholarship: The Rameses Court #78 of Charlotte was established to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled in an institution of higher learning. Financial assistance is based on need, academic performance, and leadership potential.
    ELIGIBILITY:

    1. Scholarship CriteriaApplicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and above.
    2. Scholarship ApplicationApplicant must show proof of acceptance at an academic, vocational or technical school for post-secondary studies.
    3. Letter of Recommendation Criteria
    The contents
    Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
    4. Applicant must provide evidence
    of volunteer activities he/she has performed.
    5. Applicant must have leadership potential as evidenced by school and/or community activities Download Application Here
    April 28 - Maverick Athletic Scholarships: $1500 scholarship to one male and one female athlete. To be eligible candidates must be
    a completed package are listedMallard Creek High School Senior in good standing with the “Selection” section startingschool and community; Maintain at least a cum Unweighted GPA of 2.00; Have participated on page 2one or more varsity athletic teams for a minimum of this application, please read carefully. All completed application packages shouldone full season during their senior year; Be on track to graduate at the end of the current school year; plan to attend a technical, vocational, 2 year college/community college, or a 4 year college/university; And not be receivedreceiving a "Full Ride" scholarship from another scholarship committee/opportunity. Applications must be submitted to Ms. Rebecca White by March 31, 2017 atFriday April 28. Download application here. Applications are also available in Guidance.
    April 28 - Dr. May Hope Wilkins Legacy Scholarships. The scholarships will award financial support for educational expenses to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a major in
    the address below:
    North Carolina A&T
    field of education. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors attending Winston Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC and/or Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC.
    Yearly scholarships will be provided to students in the minimum amount of $500 and maximum amount of $5,000. The goal is to give between 1 to 5, scholarships in this financial range, each year. Every four years, the goal is to provide a scholarship up to $30,000 to one individual entering Winston Salem
    State University Alumni AssociationQueenor Elizabeth City State University. Download the application here
    April 29 - Sidney Bronson 2nd Annual Scholarship. To be eligible applicant must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher, CMS Student, school/community involvement, planning to attend an accredited college or university in the Fall, submit a 300-500 word essay. Download Application here
    April 29- Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC Scholarship. SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS – Full tuition and fees for freshman year at CPCC
    All scholarships will be paid directly to CPCC and will be designated for tuition and fees. MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY- Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC
    Scholarship CommitteeP.O. Box 35152Charlotte, NC 28235-5152
    Please see Ms. Earley
    applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. CMS graduating senior who will attend CPCC in Studentthe fall, majoring in Human Services foror a related field. 2. Commitment to community service, as demonstrated through volunteer experience and career objectives. Click here to download the application
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    and more information.
    April 30 - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) "Making A Difference”
    Scholarship Program 2017. The "Making a Difference” scholarship was established in Honoran effort to celebrate and support students who are pursuing careers in the field of MarySTEM and Margaret Lincoln, thatembody the mission of the National Society of Black Engineers. We strive to award two (2) deserving Mecklenburg County School District high school graduating seniors interested in pursuing a college/university or other post-secondary educational institution course of study in STEM field. The DEADLINE for scholarship applications is 5:00 pm on Friday, April 30, 2017 (NO EXCEPTIONS). Click here to download the application and for students applyingmore information.
    April 30- CMS Retired School Personnel. A one-time $750 scholarship awarded
    to CPCC.
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    a graduating senior with plans to pursue a career in education. Preference will be given to students whose parent/guardian is March 17th. Can you please send an emailemployee of CMS or students with greatest financial need. Click here to counselors regarding this scholarship.
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    download the application and requirements.
    May 1 - The Charlotte Alumni Chapter of Claflin University Scholarship (CUCAC) will award two (2) one thousand dollars ($1,000) scholarships, to eligible students in the Charlotte and surrounding areas who plan to matriculate at Claflin University during the next school year. . For questions or additional information, please contact Randolph Frierson at rfrierson1@bellsouth.net.Download application here
    May 1- AHLEF. The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation offer scholarships for incoming college freshmen that will be enrolled in a hospitality-related degree-granting program at a U.S. College or University. Nine distinct scholarships are offered through the foundation and all
    have attacheddifferent eligibility material. To see more about the different scholarships available visit www.ahlef.org/scholarships. Scholarships range from $500-$6,000.
    May 1- The Bridge Foundation. Awarded to one graduating Mecklenburg County senior that demonstrates exceptional goal setting and plans for success. The scholarship is worth $20,000 and split over your eight college semesters. There is no test score or GPA requirement. Please contact info@thebridgefoundation.net for
    the application and itmore information.
    May 1 - Sarah Scott Schofield Scholarship (Delta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.) Needs based scholarship. Applications are available in Counseling
    May 1- Kids Chance of North Carolina. The purpose of Kids Chance of NC
    is also on ourto provide scholarships to children of North Carolina workers who have been hurt or injured in work related accidents. Scholarships may be used to pay for high school, technical school or college tuition, books, housing, meals or transportation. Another goal of Kids’ Chance is to prevent students from dropping out of school. For more information visit their website at www.charlotte.assistanceleague.org
    The deadline
    kidschancenc.org/scholarship/ and download the application directly by clicking here!
    May 5 - The Charlotte Knights STEM Scholarship Program presented by Piedmont Natural Gas: Available
    to apply for Blumenthal Performing Arts’ Gordon Haystudents interested in pursuing a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Applications are available in counseling.
    May 5 - Charlotte Knights Healthcare
    Scholarship Program presented by Carolinas HealthCare System: Available to students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Applications are available in counseling.
    May 7 - 2017-2018 Christian Workers No. 301 Educational Scholarship. CHRISTIAN WORKERS CHAPTER No. 301 ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR, P.H.A. offers scholarship assistance awards to deserving students in the North Carolina Department of Education public school system. This $500.00 award
    is contingent upon the applicant’s acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning. The scholarship is designed to assist worthy graduating high school senior in pursuing a post-secondary education in an accredited 2 or 4 year college program. The award recipient must also have demonstrated outstanding achievement and merit in scholarship and citizenship during his/her previous scholarly endeavors. Click here for the application.
    May 8- LGBTQ Tonda Taylor Scholarship. a one-time scholarship worth $1,500. Applicants must identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer; high school senior or high school graduate; under the age of 21 as of May 8 of the year of application; and resident of Union, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, or York, SC. Applicants must be planning to enroll as a full-time, degree-seeking student at an accredited non-profit academic or vocational institution in the fall of the year of application. Following
    this Thursday, March 9.link to download the application.
    May 12 - The Moles Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship: $5,000 ($2,500 each semester, spring and summer)
    Applicants must: Be an African-American male or female; Be a citizen of the United States; Be a graduating high school senior; Be accepted to an accredited for year college/university; Have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, each grading period; Have a SAT composite score 1300 or above on a 2400 scale or a 20 or above on a 36 scale; Not be a member of the immediate family or relative of a MOLE. Applications must be received by May 12th. Download Application here and Download Guidelines here.
    May 12- PTSA Scholarship. The Mallard Creek High School PTSA Board strives to create and maintain a strong foundation to defray a portion of college tuition expenses.
    This $5000 one-timeyear, scholarships will be awarded to at least 9 recipients. The scholarships will have a total value of $7500.00, payable to the four year university, community college or trade school of the recipient’s choice. The following information should be considered when applying for the scholarship awards: Two of the Scholarship Awards will go to students who are not necessarily PTSA members. All remaining Scholarships will be awarded to onePTSA families. Scholarships will be awarded on May 25th at the Senior Awards ceremony. The $1500 Kit Rea Scholarship will be awarded to any student with an interestand is to be selected by our Principal, Kevin Garay. Applicants must be graduating seniors and must exemplify overall excellence in pursuingacademics, leadership, character, integrity and community involvement. Applicants must have at least a non-performing career3.0 GPA to be considered. Click here to download all information and the application. Please keep in mind that letters of recommendation are required so give yourself (and your recommender) adequate time to complete the performing arts, and any currentprocess.
    May 15 - The Philo Affiliate of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, Beta Omicron Sigma Chapter Scholarship. The Chapter established this fund to provide aid to
    high school senior, college freshman,students, both male and female of all races, in their pursuit of higher education. The recipient will be an individual with a scholastic GPA of 3.0 or better Download application here - Download instructions here
    May 15 - Charlotte Pride Scholarship. The Charlotte Pride Scholarship aims to improve economic mobility for LGBTQ and Straight Ally
    college sophomorestudents from the Charlotte metro area by funding college scholarships. Recipients will be awarded up to $2,000 over four years to attend an accredited two or four-year college. Go to the following webs webpage to apply http://charlottepride.org/scholarship/ All applications are due Monday, May 15, 2017, 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time.
    May 16- MCHS Student Services Scholarship. The MCHS Student Services Scholarship will be awarded to two high school seniors that demonstrate outstanding character. The recipient must be planning to attend a Technical School, 2 year College or, 4 year College/University. Recipients are asked to submit an essay to support his/her character. Submit your completed applications to Student Services no later than May 16th. Click here to download the application
    May 27- Fresh Start for Men Inc. The Fresh Start scholarship
    is based on academic performance and leadership potential. Applicants must hold at least a 2.5 GPA and show proof of acceptance to post-secondary school. Click here to download the full application!
    May 31- Marcella Welch Memorial Art Scholarship. An award of $500 will be given to a student planning to study art a four-year accredited university. Requirements: Must be a High School Senior, must have a declared Major in visual or performing arts, must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, must have a letter of acceptance from at least one college and/or university. Click here to download the application.
    June 1 - North State Law Enforcement Officers Association Scholarship. Applicants must be a resident of North Carolina, have GPA of 3.0 or better, planning to major in some area of Criminal Justice or related field. One scholarship of $1000 dollars will be awarded to the top applicant and two scholarships of $500 dollars each will be awarded to the top two additional applicants. Download the application here
    June 1-Piedmont Natural Gas STEM Scholarship. The Charlotte Knights and Piedmont Natural Gas are awarding three $1,000 scholarships to local high school students. To be
    eligible you must 1) Be attending higher education in the fall of 2016. 2) Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least a 3.3. 3)Have a minimum SAT score of 1800 (based on 2400), SAT of 1200 (based on 1600), or a 26 ACT score. 4) Member of at least one sports team or extracurricular activity. 5) Heavy volunteer/community service work. 6) Declare a major within the STEM field. Click here to apply. Ifdownload more information. Click here for the application
    June 1- Carolinas Healthcare System Scholarship. The Charlotte Knights and Carolinas Healthcare System are awarding three $1,000 scholarships to local high school students. To be eligible
    you have any exemplarymust 1) be attending higher education in the fall of 2016. 2) Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least a 3.3. 3) Have a minimum SAT score of 1800 (based on 2400), SAT of 1200 (based on 1600), or a 26 ACT score. 4) Member of at least one sports team or extracurricular activity. 5) Heavy volunteer/community service work. 6) Declare a major in the Healthcare field. Click here to download more information. Click here for the application.
    June 10- Gordon Hay Scholarship. This is for
    students that fit this description, please encourage theminterested in Performing Arts/ Visual Arts/ Music Award: $5,000
    Requirements: The Gordon Hay Scholarship is a merit based award for an extraordinary graduating high school senior who is planning
    to pursue a non-performing career* within the performing arts field and demonstrates a personal drive for excellence, scholarly accomplishment, and community engagement. Click here for more information and for the application!
    June 19 - BigSun Scholarship. The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.Please
    visit ourthe BigSun website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com/to learn how to apply
    June 30 - The 2017 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce our third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. We will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates 1. A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science
    and submit their applications. See Ms. Earleymathematics; and 2. A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. For details and to apply go to http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship.
    July 1- College Sports Scholarship. CSS is offering a $1,000 scholarship to eligible high school seniors. The College Sports Recruiting Scholarship will be awarded to 1-5 winners each year. To be eligible you must be a senior current of former student athlete planning to attend college. You do not need to be a college athlete to apply. The details for the contest and eligibility rules are available on our webpage for the contest http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm
    July 1- Balanced Man Scholarship. The NC State chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is offering 3 one-time scholarships
    in Student Servicesthe amounts of $1000, $500, and $250 to incoming freshmen men for the 2015 academic year. SigEp is a leadership organization that will award over $225,000 at 200 campuses across the country through the Balanced Man Scholarship. Our mission is to build Balanced Men and our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe they are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life. To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must submit an application information.by July 1st, 2015 and enroll, full-time, at NC State for the 2016 Fall term. Applicants can apply online at NCSUSigEp.com. Click here to download the information flyer.//

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    Please see the forwarded announcement regarding an Early Action On-site Admissions Program as hosted by Hampton University. The event will be held on Saturday, October 28th, at 9:30 a.m., at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 7237 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC, 28214. High school seniors who submit all required admissions materials will be interviewed and receive an admissions decision. Please see the attached flyer for a list of the items required for the application packet. Students are encouraged to pre-register by e-mail to Veronica.Player@hamptonu.edu. Questions regarding this event may be directed to local Hampton University alumna Angela Fulton at amcfulton@aol.com.
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