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2018-2019 Scholarship Information
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 16, 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.Scholarship Bulletin May-August 2019 – See the following .pdf file Scholarship Opportunities May-August 2019 for scholarships with due dates of May through August 2019.



Image of a boy holding a pencil.4-H Youth Futures College Within Reach Mentoring Program focuses on building relationships as well as college and career readiness for military-connected youth between the ages of 12-17. Participants are matched with individual mentors who guide them through a myriad of college preparation and readiness activities to help set the students up for success in their future. The students will be able to apply these skills as they embark on the next phase of their lives, whether it be higher education or workforce entry. Additionally, students will learn valuable ways of developing or strengthening relationships and support networks to enhance future decision making.  I’ve attached the following flyer College Within Reach 4-H National Mentoring Program that provides additional information about the program and points of contact. I have also provided the following link 2019 College Within Reach Mentoring Program to our program website where you can find information specific to each role and applications to the program.

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Chemours is focused on awarding scholarships to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a scale of 4.0) who are interested in pursuing STEM-related careers at Bladen Community College, Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Fayetteville State University.  Deadline for submission of the applications is June 15, 2019.  The maximum amount awarded is $5,000.00 for FSU and $1,000 for BCC and FTCC. For more information, read the provided application process information.  Future of Chemistry Application

Click here to view other Scholarship Opportunities for 2019 –>

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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 ( 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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Fayetteville Technical Community College – See the following links for 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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