Scholarships -

Welcome to! This page is the starting point for scholarship searches for students attending Gaston County Schools. Our master scholarship database can be found at All scholarship information that our high school counselors have access to can be found using At the bottom of this page are applications of scholarships listed in Scholarship Plus that are available for download. These pages should be a main source of scholarships outside of the scholarships available from your prospective college or university. It is constantly in the process of being updated because scholarship information becomes available at various times.
Detailed information about the scholarships for the links below can be found at Some of these are applications that come to our counselors in a paper form only. We scan the paper applications we receive and create an application that be typed using your computer and post them here for downloading. Previously, these were scholarships that were only available from the school counselors at each high school. PLEASE NOTE: New applications will be added as new scholarships become available. 

If you find any problems with any of the scholarship links on this page, or if you have questions, please contact Dr. Ami Parker, Director of Counseling Services, at 704-810-8813 or by e-mail at

Scholarship Applications 2016-2017

  • Wayne F. Shovelin Scholarship 2016-17

    by Ami Parker

    Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Classification as a current high school senior
    • Residency in Gaston County or the child of a CaroMont Health employee
    • Scholastic Achievement: GPA of at least 3.75, unweighted
    • Pursuit of an undergraduate degree in a health care profession
    • Demonstration of strong school and community involvement through volunteerism

    Required Information:

    1. Completed application
    2. Official High School transcript
    3. Three completed recommendation forms (one of which must be the student’s high school school counselor)


    CaroMont Health Foundation

    RE: Shovelin Scholarship

    2525 Court Drive

    Gastonia, NC  28054

    Application deadline is 5:00 p.m (RECEIVED). on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

    Tips for Applicants:

    • No late or incomplete applications will be accepted.
    • Students must intend to pursue a health-related career.
    • Students should type their answers, handwritten applications can be difficult to decipher.
    • This scholarship is open to all high schools in Gaston County.
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