Scholarship Opportunities

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Going Merry Scholarship Opportunities

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    NC Public College & University Scholarship Websites

    List of scholarship websites for each of the 17 public colleges/ universities in North Carolina. Resource provided by the Upward Bound Academic Asvisor with Gaston College.


    CSS Profile

    This profile is another financial aid form used by select colleges and universities. This form MUST be completed in addition to the FAFSA for the following NC colleges/universities: UNC Chapel Hill, Davidson College, Duke University, Wake Forest University, and Elon University.


    College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is a free service of the State of North Carolina that helps students plan, apply, and pay for college. CFNC is a partnership of Pathways, the N.C. State Education Assistance Authority, and College Foundation, Inc. Prospective students can research colleges, find sources of financial aid, & get information on planning for college, applying for college, & paying for tuition.


    The mission of the NC Society of Hispanic Professionals is to promote the education of Hispanic students. The NCSHP has made a commitment to build its infrastructure to meet the demands of our growing Hispanic community and supporting their academic pursuits through scholarships, educational programs, and resources.


    The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is a competitive, merit-based forgivable loans for service program that provides up to $4,125 a semester ($8,250 a year) for up to four years to highly-qualified students committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in a North Carolina public school. The following colleges participate in the NC Teaching Fellows program: Elon University, Meredith College, NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, and UNC Charlotte. 


    The NCHSAA provides financial assistance in the form of scholarships for senior student-athletes at NCHSAA member schools, who are selected as recipients by our scholarship committee. To facilitate the NCHSAA’s access to applicants’ educational information needed for the scholarship process, applicants and their parent(s) or legal custodian(s) will need to download and complete FERPA form. This form must be submitted to the student-athlete’s School Counselor for their records. Transcripts must be uploaded to your student-athlete’s online application. This opportunity exists thanks to the generosity of many donors.


    Foundation For The Carolinas manages numerous scholarship funds that provide grants to help students achieve their educational goals. Grants are available for students attending public and private institutions at graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as for private K-12 schools. Foundation For The Carolinas currently administers 148 scholarship programs. 


    Scholarship program available to North Carolina students. Various award amounts and 15 opportunities to apply to scholarships that require minimal application materials. Some scholarships are eligible for underclassmen to complete as well.


    RaiseMe is free to sign up and gives students a chance to earn scholarships from colleges for achievements made throughout high school (you can start participating in the 9th grade!). How it works: create an account and start logging your achievements (awards, club and athletic participations, etc). Colleges that are linked with RaiseMe will reward you with scholarships based on your achievements, and if you decide to attend that college you will receive those scholarships earned!


    CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. With their scholarship search tool, students can browse through more than 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities. Students can search either by category (example: undergraduate scholarships for Louisiana residents) or by keyword (example: basketball).


    Search for scholarships with free scholarship matching service, get student financial aid and find money to pay for college at Fastweb. Students can find scholarships and grants that match their age, major, and interests. Students can also find internships, materials on career planning, and general finance information.


    Finaid is the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web. Students and parents can search for scholarships, find out information about federal and private loans, and discover other ways to help pay for college. Other tools include dozens of calculators that can help individuals plan for their financial futures, help on filling out financial aid paperwork, and information for military families