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Student Services Scholarship & Information Page
Published by Glenda Farmer on March 15, 2019

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Students and Parents, Go Like the DBHS Student Services Facebook Page! We will share information about scholarships, internships, upcoming events at DBHS and more.

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Image of a boy holding a pencil.Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 NAEHCY Scholarship. The scholarship is for homeless high school graduating Seniors who are planning to attend college and have overcome all manner of adversities. The recipient(s) will have a chance to travel to the National Association of Homeless Education conference in Washington DC and share their story with other outstanding teens.  Visit the NAEHCY Website or see the full list of dates below, and check our website for full details and the link for the online application.
Application Open: March 18, 2019
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019 (email and postmarked date)
Notification of Award(s): July 2019
Announcement of Award(s): August – September 2019

Please see your counselor if you need help gathering materials and/or completing the application.
Image of a boy holding a pencil.Rising 7th-12th-grade students up to age 17 will enjoy this one-week introduction to college subjects while being immersed in the culture of Clemson University. Educational, recreational, and cultural activities allow participants to experience some of the amazing opportunities Clemson University has to offer. Students will engage in hands-on, immersive courses in their field of choice taught by Clemson instructors during the day. Afternoons include free time which can be spent exploring campus, attending a campus tour, or meeting a representative from Admissions or Calhoun Honors College. Evenings feature many of the recreational activities Clemson students enjoy, including bowling at The Underground, swimming at Fike Recreation Center, and a cookout on the beach at beautiful Lake Hartwell. Participants stay in a residence hall and eat meals in a dining hall throughout the week to complete their on-campus experience. Current Clemson students serve as counselors to guide, mentor and answer questions about life as a Tiger.
Deadline is April 1, 2019. Visit the attached links for detailed information:
Clemson Summer Scholarship Information
Clemson Summer Scholarship Website

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

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Community Concerts of Fayetteville Scholarships Committee is giving away one $1,500 scholarships to the best and brightest senior musician in our area again this 2018-2019 school year. The students applying must be seeking a major or minor in college music. The application window ends on March 29, 2019. Applicants may have to be present to receive the award at the final Community Concerts performance on April 4th. Courtesy tickets to America will be provided to the winning student and their parents. See the following attachments for the application materials: College-University Information2        CC Music Work Experience      CC Music Scholarship Application

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Eastern Star Scholarship  
Applications must be received or postmarked by March 31, 2019.  Open the following attachment for more information.  Eastern Star Scholarship


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New material: “ECU is Coming to You!” – The following pdf 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.



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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 DesignPolymer Chemistry
To learn more about STEP please visit our website.
If you have questions, please contact Shannon Tart at Textiles Recruitment Website. Applications are due on April 1, 2019.

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Heather Hales ScholarshipDue 4/1/19  Must be attending ECU in the fall. Please read the following pdf document for full details by clicking on this link. Heather Dawn Hales Scholarship Award



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The Alyssa Joy Evans Memorial along with the Cumberland County Schools is proud to be able to present scholarships to qualifying Cumberland County Schools (CCS) high school seniors to help them defray the cost of higher education.  Complete applications must be received at VanStory Hills Elementary by April 12th at 4:00 p.m. See attached AJE Memorial Scholarship Application. To be considered eligible for this scholarship, students must:

Be a 2018-2019 Cumberland County Schools’ high school senior.
Maintain a minimum weighted 2.5 GPA.
Complete the essay portion of the scholarship as directed.
Include an official transcript with the application.
Include a current report card.
Include a copy of an acceptance letter to college.
Turn the completed packet in by the scholarship deadline, April 12th.
Scholarships of $1000.00 each will be awarded to FIVE students.  Scholarship recipients will be notified in June and all applicants will be notified regarding the outcome of the scholarship process.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Carleen Evans at or 910-483-0809.

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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. 


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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 Survey  For more information about Natural Hair Care and the program at FTCC, click this link to visit the  Corporate & Continuing Education Extension website.

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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

To learn more about Polymer Camp please visit our website. If you have questions, please click this link to email Lakisha Patterson.

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Cumberland County Schools (CCS) is hosting an Art Exhibit at Zoe’s Kitchen located at 565 Cross Creek Mall, Suite B (the restaurant next to Starbucks at Cross Creek Mall). The theme of the art campaign is “Healthy Minds = Positive Thoughts.” Each of the students chosen to participate will be provided a canvas, paintbrushes and paint to create an uplifting and positive piece of artwork. Throughout the month of April, each painting will be on display at Zoe’s and sold for $20.00. Also, Zoe’s will host an “opening night” on April 11th from 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. On this day, a portion of the food sales will be donated to CCS’ Student Services Department if the patron mentions the art campaign or Student Services. Money raised from the sale of the paintings and the proceeds of the food sales will support the CCS’ Student Services Scholarship Fund. Artwork that doesn’t sell will be returned to each school and respective student at the end of May.  Each school will select one or two students to participate. If you are interested in participating, talk to your school counselor.

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 or copy and paste the following link in your browser 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.

New Scholarship Search Engine WebsiteImage of a boy holding a pencil.
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 following 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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