February Deadline


http://www.cfnc.org/   See website for scholarships

AGRICULTURE FUTURE OF AMERICA SCHOLARSHIPS - must be a student preparing for a career in the agriculture and food industry. http://wwwagfuture.org

AMERICORPS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD—must be 18 years old and willing to volunteer one year in a non-profit organization helping to build home for homeless, helping children learn to read, restoring forests and streams in national parks and/or helping provide disaster relief with American Red Cross or state emergency management disaster outreach programs, etc  contact website  http://www.americorps.org/

AUBREY LEE BROOKS SCHOLARSHIP - must reside in Swain County, be accepted to attend UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro, or N.C. State University, have a strong academic record, excellent character, leadership qualities, and financial need as determined by CSS Financial Aid PROFILE

Burger King Scholarship—High school senior, GPA 2.5 or higher, work part-time an average of 15 hours per week (do not have to be a Burger King employee), demonstrate participation in community service and / or co –curricular activities, demonstrate financial need.  James W. McLamore Foundation  Deadline: October 15 - December 15, 2014

JAY PALMER SCHOLARSHIP—(sponsored by the N.C. Public Maintenance Association) must be child or spouse of a public school maintenance personnel and attending a 2- or 4-year college plus have financial need; applications on website: www.ncpsma.org/jaypalmer.htm

JIMMY RANE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP—scholarships are awarded to deserving students who display academic excellence, leadership skills, community service, involvement, activities, awards, and honors. See website for further details http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/scholarships.html  

KFC Colonel’s REACH Educational Grant Program-   $20,000 scholarship!!!!!!!!! 
Online application at http://www.kfcscholars.org/  Begin accepting applications:  February 1, 2015

M. Allen Music Scholarship --Applicants must be residents of one of the following counties in WNC:  Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Swain, or Transylvania.  Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need, high personal character, leadership and demonstrate a musical aptitude.  Apply on line: https://www.csascholars.org/allen/index.php

NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP—must have a high school GPA of 3.5+, be accepted at one of the 10 NCCE (National Commission for Cooperative Education) Partner College & Universities (see listing of schools on their website) and complete an essay why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program; amount—varies; see website http://www.co-op.edu/  Deadline February 15, 2015

NATIONAL FFA SCHOLARSHIP—must be a FFA class/club member and plan to attend a college or vocational/technical college in a related FFA major/career; amount—application available at: http://www.ffa.org/   Deadline:  February 1, 2015

AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION (AFSA) ESSAY CONTEST —Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to submit an essay about a topic of global significance; amount—$2,500 and a trip to Washington DC; for further details go to www.afsa.org/essay_contest.aspx  Deadline: March 15, 2015

POSITIVE CHOICES SCHOLARSHIP—sponsored by the Positive Choices Program which encourages students to make positive, life saving choices about alcohol use and driving; everyone who signs the online positive promise is eligible to win one of five  college scholarships to be awarded; visit their website http://www.positive-choices.org/ and click on Program Details


YOUNG NATIVE WRITERS ESSAY CONTEST—http://nativewriters.hklaw.com/
The 2015 Young Native Writers Essay Contest is open to Native American high school students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 only. All students participating in Young Native Writers Essay Contest should have a significant and current relationship with a Native American tribal community. First place scholarship of $2500; complete details, writing requirements and instructions available on their website.  Deadline: April 1, 2015


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