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2018-2019 Scholarship Information
Published by Glenda Farmer on April 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. (Click the appropriate links on this page to access websites,  forms, applications, and videos.)

 

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
An announcement of Award(s): August – September 2019  Please see your counselor if you need help gathering materials and/or completing the application.

Click here to view other Scholarship Opportunities for 2019 –>

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The North Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce the NCCF Disaster Relief & Resilience Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is intended to support students affected by Hurricane Matthew or Hurricane Florence. Eligible students are attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning in the immediately following year and resided in areas impacted by Hurricanes Matthew or Florence. The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years. Applicants will be considered based on the severity of the impact of the disaster on their lives, their financial need, and how they have demonstrated resilience in overcoming obstacles related to the disasters. Applications are due April 30, 2019, and can be accessed by clicking the attached link. Applications must be submitted via the website: NCCF-Disaster Relief and Resilience Scholarship

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The Susan H. Reid Scholarship, in partnership with Debbie’s Dream Foundation, was created in 2018 in honor of our mother who passed away after a 6-year battle with stomach cancer. Specifically, the scholarship is for students who:

      • have a parent (or primary caregiver) who has been diagnosed, treated, or passed away from cancer; or have a
        personal history with cancer
      • attend high school in Cumberland County

Other considerations include academic success (GPA), extra-curricular activities, and financial need. They will be accepting 2019 applications by email (shrscholarship@gmail.com) through May 15th. Attached is a copy of the application, which students may also access through the Susan H. Reid Scholarship Fund Facebook page or the link attached 2019 Susan H. Reid Scholarship Parameters

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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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Chairish Scholarship Program Scholarship – Due 6/30/2019
Chairish Scholarship Program awards $5,000 in college scholarships to deserving students. Their “Design Your Future” scholarship is open to high school seniors of any major.  See the attached link for more details: Chairish Scholarship Program
Information about this award:
* The Chairish ‘Design Your Future’ Scholarship ($2,500)
* Open to graduating high school seniors of any major
* Students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream
* Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA required
* Students must be planning to enroll at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S.

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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.

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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