• January Scholarships

    1 - Ron Brown Scholarship

    Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be Black/African American, US citizens or permanent residents, and a current high school senior at the time of their application 

    1 - UNCG Guarantee

    UNC Greensboro provides each scholar an outstanding financial aid package to help scholars graduate from UNC Greensboro in four years with minimum debt. Scholars receive a financial aid package that provides them up to the standard estimated cost of attendance which includes tuition and fees, standard on-campus room and board and other educational expenses.

    TO BE ELIGIBLE STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: 

    • Must Be North Carolina Resident Who Is Eligible For FAFSA
    • Recent High School Graduate Admitted To UNC Greensboro As A First-Year Undergraduate Student.
    • Must Have At Least A 3.8 Weighted High School Grade Point Average
    • Must Have An Estimated Family Contribution of Zero (0). 

     

    1 - UNC Greensboro Teacher Education Fellows

    • Deadline to apply to UNCG and scholarship is Jan.1
    • Desire to be a teacher
    • $20,000
    • 3.8 or higher weighted GPA required
    • 1100 SAT (verbal/math) or 24 ACT required

     

    3 - The Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Be enrolled full-time as a senior during the 2021-2022 academic school year.
    • Attending a public or private Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs)
    • Current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
    • Able to demonstrate a financial need.
    • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
    • Due at 12 noon

     

    5- National FFA Scholarships 

    • The Bulit Ford Tough and America Grow Ag Leaders Scholarships along with many others are accessed via the national FFA Scholarship website. Only one application is required, but these two particular scholarships require signature pages.

     

    5 - GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship 

    • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
    • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
    • be citizens of the United States of America;
    • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
    • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

     

    10- NC Teaching Fellows 

    Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for a Teaching Fellows award:

    • Be accepted to enroll in an approved educator preparation program leading to initial licensure in an eligible area at one of the five Teaching Fellows partner institutions.
    • Elon University
    • Fayetteville State
    • Meredith College
    • NC A&T
    • NC State
    • UNC Chapel Hill
    • UNC Charlotte
    • UNC Pembroke
    • Minimum Academic Requirements:
      • High school applicants or applicants with fewer than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and have scored at least a 24 on the ACT or a 1,100 on the SAT.
      • Applicants with more than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum of a 2.7 cumulative GPA.
    • Be willing to teach in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) or special education licensure area in a North Carolina public school, traditional or charter. 

     

     12 - Jackie Robinson Scholarship

    To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
    - Be a graduating, minority high school senior
    - Be a United States citizen
    - Present evidence of financial need
    - Demonstrate a record of academic excellence
    - Demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to community service
    - Submit an official SAT and/or ACT test exam score from junior or senior year*
    - Plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university
    - Not possess a degree from, or be enrolled in, a 2 or 4–year college when applying

    *JRF recognizes the challenges of taking standardized tests during the COVID-19 pandemic; applicants who do not HAVE TEST SCORES to submit will not be disadvantaged in the selection process.

     

    15 - NC Cattlemen's Association Scholarship

    The North Carolina Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarship seeks to recognize and provide financial assistance to students with an interest in agriculture; a background, interest in or career plans with the cattle industry will receive additional consideration in review of applications.

     

    15 - NC Hispanic College Fund 

    • Must be of Hispanic background
    • 2.5 or higher GPA required
    • Indicate on your application if you would like to be considered for the engineering or Juntos scholarship in addition to the general Hispanic College Fund Scholarship

     

    15 - ECU College of Education Scholarships

     

    15 - Maynard Scholars Program

    • Must attend East Carolina
    • Must wish to become a classroom teacher
    • 3.0 or higher GPA required
    • 22 ACT or 1,000 M/R SAT required
    • Must be admitted to East Carolina to gain access to scholarship application

     

    15 - Meredith College STEM Scholarship

    • Applicant must major in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, or math
    • AWE-STEM valued at $4,500
    • 3.0 or higher GPA required
    • ACT of 23 or SAT of 1130 with a 570 in math or higher required

     

    15 - Meredith College, NC Coastal Plains Scholarship 

    Scholarship requirements.

    • Be a first-year student and admitted to the College by January 15.
    • Reside in the Coastal Plains region of North Carolina
    • Submit this scholarship application by January 15.
    • Submit the FAFSA (U.S. citizens or permanent residents) or the Institutional Aid Application (non-U.S. citizens)  by January 15th.

     

    17 - WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship

    • Must be a Woodmen Member
    • May attend a 2 or 4 year college
    • Code = knowledge

     

    20 - Coolidge Scholarship

    • Must be a JUNIOR in HS

     

    20 - National BETA Scholarship

    • All 12th grade BEta Members are invited to apply

     

    25 - Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

    • 3.0 or higher GPA
    • Completed a computer science course in high school
    • Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science
    • High school senior in the US
    • US citizen or permanent resident

     

    25- Point Foundation Scholarship 

    Criteria

    • A proven track record of leadership and community involvement
    • Strong academic achievement
    • Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
    • Financial need

     

     28- South River Electric Membership Corporation  

    • Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded 
    • Applications can be found at the link above and MUST BE TYPED. Click on South River EMC Scholarship from the list.

     Eligibility:

    1. Must live in a home, which receives electric service from South River EMC.
    2. Must currently be a senior in high school.
    3. A candidate must have a recommendation from either his or her high school principal, guidance counselor or teacher. 

     

    31 - Dream.US Opportunity Scholarship 

    • Need to have DACA, TPS or came to the country before November 1, 2016, and otherwise meet the DACA criteria and be admitted to one of our Opportunity Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship.
    • The Scholarship is for up to $80,000 to cover tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals for a bachelor’s degree. 

     

     31 - National Daughters of the American Revolution American Indian Scholarship 

    • 3.25 GPA required
    • Proof of American Indian blood required
    • $4,000

     

    31 - Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarhsip

    • 3.25 GPA required
    • Proof of American Indian blood required

     

     31- Beirut Veterans of America Scholarship 

    • The Beirut Veterans of America is pleased to provide an opportunity for any college or trade-school student to apply for a $1,000 scholarship