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
    Please note that there may be more than one page of scholarships listed.  Please click MORE at the bottom to see additional scholarship opportunities. 

Scholarship Applications 2017-18

  • Wayne F. Shovelin Scholarship - due Dec. 1

    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 (must be sealed from institution)
    3. Three completed recommendation forms (one of which must be the student’s high school counselor)


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  • Gaston County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship- due April 15, 2018

    Deadline- April 18, 2017

    For students interested in agriculture related career; 

    A 4-H Club Advisor, County Agricultural Extension Agent or FFA Advisor should estimate the candidate’s potential commitment to pursuing a career in agriculture or a related field.  

    Return completed application packet to: 

    Lara Worden
    Gaston County Cattlemen’s Association
    Scholarship Committee
    1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway
    Dallas, NC 28034


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