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Scholarship Updated Information
Published by Glenda Farmer on April 16, 2018

Image of a boy holding a pencil.This scholarship is for seniors with a minimum of 2.5 unweighted GPA, is a CTE Concentrator, has demonstrated need, and plans to attend any NC community college within one year after high school graduation. Please see your school counselor if you feel you meet the criteria.
Click here–>> 2018 Career Pathways_Youth Growth Stock Trust Scholarship


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Cumberland County Association of Principals and Assistant Principals Scholarship
You must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.5 in order to compete for this scholarship. Applicants are asked to reflect on one specific essay question and type an essay between 400-500 words. Essay topics along with further information and applications are available in Student Services. The goal of CCAPAP is to award at least one student from each high school in the county a scholarship award. The scholarship and all requested information must be postmarked OR delivered in person to the main office at Stoney Point Elementary School (7411 Rockfish Road) no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 19, 2018.


Jeremiah Twenty9-Eleven Scholarship $500 per student. Applicant must be Cumberland County ResidentsGirls of Grace Mentoring is hosting its first annual scholarship ceremony in Fayetteville, NC on May 5th from 12pm-3pm. They are looking to reward 2 male and 2 female graduating seniors in the Cumberland County area with a $500 scholarship to college in the fall of 2018.
Due: April 20, 2018

1. Must reside in Fayetteville, NC
2. Must be at least 18 years of age
3. Must provide a copy of acceptance letter into college for Fall 2018
4. Must submit a 2-3 page essay detailing what Jeremiah 29:11 means to you and how it applies to your future (please include gender and high school in the subject line, EX. Male-Jack Britt)

Website: Girls of Grace Mentoring


Image of a boy holding a pencil.See attachment for an art contest for Military-Connected Students. You have the opportunity to win a $100.00 gift card to Barnes & Noble. All entries must be submitted to Mr. Lattimore no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 23, 2018 to Central Services Suite 258, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC 28306. Winners will be notified on May 1, 2018.  Click here for more details. Military-Connected Students


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YouthSpark Live is a global community enabling youth to collaborate, inspire and support each other while using technology to spark change. See your counselor for more information.  View the attachment for more information.  YouthSpark Scholarship Details



Image of a boy holding a pencil.D. N. Geddie Memorial Scholarship opportunity, $6,000 ($1,500 for 4 years) for a graduating senior who has demonstrated good community citizenship.  A student must have at least a B average and demonstrates a need for financial assistance. Deadline is April 23, 2018.
See attached for more information and an application.    D N Geddie Memorial Scholarship Application        D N Geddie Memorial Information


Image of a boy holding a pencil.2018 VFP Peace Scholarship is open to students who are planning careers in pursuit of a world of social justice and equity.
Award Amount: $2,250
Deadline: April 25, 2018
Applicants can get more information through the given link: VFP Peace Scholarship


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Are you interested in being a teacher? If so, the Future Educators Program might be for you!  The Future Educators Program is a recruitment initiative aimed at developing CCS’ internal student talent. Future Educators participants are CCS high school graduates who intend to pursue careers in education and who plan to commit to teaching with CCS upon completion of an educator preparation program.

Eligibility Requirements:  Future Educators Flyer
* Must be a CCS high school senior
* Gain admittance to a college or university with a NC accredited Educator Preparation Program for the Fall 2018 semester
* Intend to pursue a K-12 teaching career with Cumberland County Schools

Future Educators participants will receive:  CCS Future Educators Program – Fact Sheet.docx – Google Docs
* Annual summer professional development with a $1000 stipend, beginning the summer following the freshman
year of college through the summer of their senior year
* An early employment contract for 3 years (with successful teacher evaluations)
* The opportunity to develop a professional network with CCS staff and peers

   Future Educators Resume Sample    Future Educators Application Cover Sheet    Future Educators Application Instructions


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Victoria Baskett Patient Safety Foundation Scholarship  For an application visit the Victoria Baskett Patient Safety Foundation Scholarship Website.
The deadline for the Fall 2018 scholarship application: May 1, 2018. No applications will be reviewed after that date. Only completed applications will be considered. Do not leave items blank. Please attach your letter of recommendation (from a non-relative individual) to your application in PDF form. No additional documentation will be accepted or reviewed. Applicants should follow the Victoria Baskett Patient Safety Foundation on Instagram and Twitter, as well as “like” the page on Facebook if they have social media accounts. Submit your application form with the letter of recommendation to 


Image of a boy holding a pencil.REAL WORLD Event on May 5, 2018 at Department of Social Services.  Application due to your counselor no later than April 19th.
The REAL WORLD EVENT is a one-day simulation of the real world. The event will concretely address education and employment decisions youth make in combination with lifestyle choices (such as housing, transportation, leisure, etc.). Participating youths will be given an occupation based on an employment-educational assessment. The occupation will provide a salary (some with benefits). Youths will be challenged to take their salary and develop a budget based on everyday needs (food, electricity, rent, etc.) and situational crisis such as medical, emotional, social, and accidental. This event will help youths re-evaluate occupational choices based on lifestyle preference. For some youths, it will mean finishing high school, for others, this event may prompt furthering their education at a community college or university.  For details, click these links:  CC Interest Survey        Real World Event Letter 


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Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship – Criteria: Current High School Senior, current GPA 3.0 or higher, attending college in the fall. Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship Information  Application deadline is May 12, 2018.



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James Henry Thomas Scholarship – Deadline June 1, 2018. See attached for flyer and a link to the application.  Click here to visit the James Henry Thomas Scholarship website.



Image of a boy holding a pencil.GREAT RESOURCE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS!!
Cumberland Community Foundation manages more than 50 scholarship endowment funds created by local individuals, families, and corporations who want to provide a path to higher education for future generations. The following links include general information, how to apply, and a list of specific scholarships and criteria for each.  Cumberland Community Foundation Website       How To Apply       Scholarship Name

Students meeting the general criteria below are eligible to apply:
* Resident of Cumberland County (unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description)
* Will attend college, university, vocational or technical institutions as a full-time student in the fall or within six months following the award
* Academic achievement and potential as indicated by class rank, GPA, and/or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT)
* Financial need (unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description)


Image of a boy holding a pencil.2018 Motorcycle Club Scholarship Application is now available for prospective applicants. Applicants must be planning to enroll in Fall of 2018 to a University or Community College. Your application is due no later than June 2, 2018.  Please click here to see the application requirements and guidelines Motorcycle Club Scholarship


Image of a boy holding a pencil.The 2018 Youth Leadership Program is an opportunity for Juniors (rising Seniors) to take part in a 5 week, full-time internship at a nonprofit organization from June 14-July 27, 2018.  A $2250 stipend will be paid to all selected participants. Students who have demonstrated strong leadership potential are encouraged to apply.  Applications can be completed online and must be submitted by April 2, 2018.  Click the website link for more information and to apply.  The Initiative’s Youth Leadership Program

Image of a boy holding a pencil.“Edward Evans Consistory 196” Scholarship is awarding a $500 to $1000 to a deserving graduating High school Teenager. The attached application and all other required documents must be submitted by August 29, 2018.   Edward Evans Consistory 196 Scholarship

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