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Student Services Scholarship & Information Page
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 11, 2019

(Click the appropriate links on this page to access websites,  forms, applications, and videos.)

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New material: “ECU is Coming to You!” – The following flyer, East Carolina University Flyer, list some dates and locations where ECU Admissions Counselors can meet with you to talk about ECU, the admissions process, and next step for admitted students.


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Student-Athlete Scholarship – Due 2/22/19
  For any student-athlete interested in a 2 or 4-year college/university. Click on the following link for more information. PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES FOUNDATION



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Cape Fear Valley Health 2019 Junior Volunteer Program Applications will be available ONLINE ONLY at for new Junior Volunteers during the month of February only.  For more information click the following link: Cape Fear Valley Health 2019 Junior Volunteer Program Flyer  When applying, students will be prompted to provide the name and email address of their principal and a teacher of their choice (current English/History/Science/Health Science or Math teacher only) to complete a recommendation form.  Please be mindful of the deadline for students’ completed application is Thursday, February 28th by 4 p.m.

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See the following links for Fayetteville Technical Community College scholarship opportunities.
FTCC Scholarship Deadline Information Flyer    FTCC Foundation Scholarships      FTCC Scholarship Requirements


Image of a boy holding a pencil.The Cosmetology Program at FTCC has expanded to create a Natural Hair Care program for the adults and is considering offering the same option to high school students through High School Connections in the future.  FTCC needs students in all grade levels to complete a brief, four question survey. The information in the survey will be used to help determine potential student interest and demand for a Natural Hair Care certificate program for High School Connections. The survey can be completed by clicking on this link: Natural Hair Care Program  For more information about Natural Hair Care and the program at FTCC, click this link to visit the  Corporate & Continuing Education: Extension Education website.

Click here to view Scholarship Opportunities for March-May 2019 –>

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Scholarships for Student Caregivers
If you are currently a caregiver for a loved one, visit the following website link for information about a scholarship you might be eligible to receive.  Caring.Com Scholarships   Due: 2019 TBA


Image of a boy holding a pencil.2019 MLK Scholarship  – Deadline: March 4th – Click here to view information concerning the Scholarship in Honor of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  2019 MLK Scholarship Application



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Light on the Hill Society Scholarship – Due Date: March 3, 2019
Click this link->Light on the Hill Society Scholarship for an opportunity for African-American students who will enroll at UNC-Chapel Hill for fall 2019.


Image of a boy holding a pencil.FREE Virginia Tech Black College Institute Pre-College Academic Leadership Program
5-day academic summer enrichment program at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Must be in 11th or 12th grade to be eligible. Application opens February 1st and closes March 10, 2019. See attached flyer for information and to register or click here to visit the Virginia Tech Black College Institute.  Virginia Tech Black College Institute Flyer


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Attention Seniors!  A representative from Livingstone College will be on campus March 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. He will be doing on-site admissions, as well as offering scholarships! This is an opportunity you do not want to miss! Please sign up in Student Services if you are interested or see Ms. Walls for more information.


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The 2019 scholarship cycle for Cumberland Community Foundation is open. Information needed to begin the online application process is located on their website: Cumberland Community Foundation Website   The deadline for application completion is March 15, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.  Students need to follow the instructions on the website (link above and attached) to see a description of each scholarship and the criteria they have to meet in order to apply for each scholarship.


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Native American/Alaskan Natural Resource Students
Please click the following link, Truman D. Picard Scholarshipfor a scholarship that is available for Native American/Alaskan Natural Resource Students. Due Date: March 15, 2019 


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Wilson College of Textiles Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP)

The application for the Wilson College of Textiles Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) is open for high school juniors going into their senior year. The Wilson College holds five one-week sessions of STEP each summer. Participants live on-campus, learn about our degree programs, the admissions process, scholarship opportunities and work on a project related to one of our majors. The program cost is $250 for each participant; limited financial aid is available. We encourage you to share this opportunity with your students.

STEP is offered during the following weeks:
Week 1: June 16 – 21
Week 2: June 23 – 28
Week 3: July 7 – 12
Week 4: July 14 – 19
 Week 5 – July 21-26

Each student has the opportunity to rank their level of interest in the subject areas listed below, and will complete a project pertaining to that subject.
Apparel Design
Textile Engineering
Business Management
Textile Design
Polymer Chemistry
To learn more about STEP please visit our website. If you have questions, please contact Shannon Tart at
Applications due April 1, 2019.

The Wilson College also offers a two-day workshop, Polymer Camp, for high school juniors interested in physical sciences, engineering and attending NC State. This is a great opportunity for your students to learn more about our Polymer Color Chemistry, Textile Engineering or Textile Technology degree programs. The application opens March 1, 2019 and closes May 31, 2019.

To learn more about Polymer Camp please visit our website. If you have questions, please contact Lakisha Patterson at

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Each year the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarship Foundation, Inc. offers academic scholarships to the dependents of SEANC members. The Scholarship Foundation will award 49 annual scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year. Only SEANC members in good standing, their spouses and/or dependent child(ren) are eligible to receive scholarships. Membership in teachers’ organizations or the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) does not constitute eligibility for a SEANC Foundation Scholarship.

Category I Scholarship application (Financial Need) 
Category II Scholarship application (Merit)
Category III Scholarship application (Member only)

The scholarship applications are available online at SEANC Scholarship Foundation and must be returned to your SEANC District Scholarship Chairperson (District number is located on the SEANC’s membership card). Students MUST NOT mail applications to the SEANC Office. This will delay the district judging process. Scholarship Applications MUST be mailed to their District Scholarship Chair, and the mailing addresses can be found at SEANC Scholarship Foundation.

If you are uncertain of the District Number, please have the SEANC member to contact the SEANC Office for their number at (919)833-6436, and ask for Phyllis Perry.

All applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2019.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, but your parent is not a member of SEANC, visit the SEANC Website  [] to join. Your parent must be a state or local government employee or retired state employee to join. Membership dues must be paid current prior to April 15, 2019.

Financial need applicants must include a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Student Aid Report (SAR) Summary without an asterisk.

The student must be enrolled as a full-time student for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Student Scholarships – December Newsletter
See various scholarships with December and some January deadlines.
Click the December_January Scholarship Information Link


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Going Merry is completely different from the older scholarship search engines:
Matching – Once you fill out your student profile, you are automatically matched with scholarships you are most eligible for.
Direct applications – You can apply directly to multiple scholarships – you never leave the site.
Auto Filled Applications – All of the information from your student profile is auto-filled into each application, saving you time.
Estimated Application Times – Every scholarship has an estimated application time to help you prioritize them.  The first attached link provides a testimony article.   Scholarship Application Process   The second attached link takes you to a video about how the search engine works.  One Place for All Scholarships Video   The third attached link is to the website where you can sign up for FREE.  Scholarship Applications Made Simple 

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Information for Duke Summer Session for High School Students’ 2019 programs is now available! Choose from three trans-formative programs next summer:
Summer College – A four-week, credit-bearing program for students currently in 10th – 12th grade in which they take undergraduate-level courses.
Summer Academy – A three-week program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade in which they take a certificate course.
Accelerated STEM Academy – A one-week, STEM-based program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade that consists of a variety of hands-on labs, tours of Duke’s research facilities, faculty lectures, and workshops.  Click on the attached links for more information.

Duke Summer Session-High School Students

Summer College for High School Students

Summer Academy for High School Students

Summer Accelerated Stem Academy

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Fort Bragg Area Alumnae Scholarship
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is an organization committed to public service. The Fort Bragg Area Alumnae Chapter is continuing that commitment. One of our objectives is to raise awareness regarding the importance of higher education in our local communities. Therefore, we are proud to offer our scholarship to eligible high school seniors. Scholarship awards are based on community service, extracurricular activities and essay responses.
• Graduating senior from a high school in Cumberland or Harnett Counties planning to attend either a 2 or 4 year accredited university/college fall 2019.
• 3.0 minimum GPA (unweighted) on a 4.0 scale at the time of submission.
• Military ID holder OR resident of either Spring Lake or Hope Mills (military status and address subject to verification by the school).
Open the attached document for the application.  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Application

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Health Careers Day on the Hill welcomes over 200 high school students who are interested in the health professions to exposure to various health pathways. Health Careers Day on the Hill Partners include all of UNC’s Health Science Schools, NCCU BioManufacturing Research Institute and Technology, UNC Office of Undergraduate Admissions, and NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. This semester, the event will be hosted on Saturday, November 10, 2018, in the UNC School of Medicine from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Interactive presentations during breakout sessions are what gets the students eager about what it is like to be within their career interest. Also, a student life showcase featuring UNC talent helps students get thrilled on what life is like outside of the classroom. Lunch will also be provided for this event. Registration cost is $30.00 See the attached links for more information and to register—> THE UNIVERSITY of NORTH CAROLINA at CHAPEL HILL     NCHAP Health Career Day Application

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It is time for ASVAB Testing. Attention 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students! ASVAB at DBHS will be rescheduled.  **The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is the most widely used multiple-aptitude test battery in the world. As an aptitude test, the ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. The ASVAB also provides you with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career. **Local U.S. military recruiters administer the ASVAB at Douglas Byrd High School free of charge to any interested student. There is no military commitment necessary to participate in the ASVAB testing.

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship
Check out the Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship information page here->> Davidson College John M. Belk Scholarship


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The Morehead-Cain Scholarship is the oldest and most prestigious scholarship offered in the United States. To be nominated for this scholarship you must have a great GPA, outstanding moral character, physical vigor and demonstrate leadership. If this is you, see Ms. Matthews in Student Services ASAP.


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Colonial Dames of America in N.C. has a scholarship for seniors about North Carolina in the Revolutionary War. If the student wins at the state level they will be awarded $3,000.00 and the runner-up will receive $1,000 dollars. to be used at any North Carolina college or university.  See the attachments for a list of requirements as well as an application form. There is also a link to the application (Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship) if you prefer to submit it online. Deadline is February 3, 2019.  NSCDA Application (PDF) & NSCDA Requirements Information

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