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

  • E.R. & Lillian B. Dimmette Scholarship

    by Ami Parker

    Pre-Application form due to School Counselor By January 9, 2017


    • Must have 2.5 GPA Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
    • Must be a legal resident of Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan or Wilkes County, North Carolina
    • Must demonstrate substantial need for financial assistance.
    • Must have a SAT or ACT score that is equal to or greater than the state average (new requirement for this year)
    • Complete all pages of this form to illustrate leadership, excellence of character, integrity, & community involvement.
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