• February Scholarships

     

    1- Dixie Softball Scholarship

    • Must have participated in Dixie Softball for 2 seasons 

     

    1 - Jackie Robinson Scholarship

    • ACT of 21 or higher required

     

    1 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

    • 2.5 GPA required

     

    5 - McDonald's HACER Scholarship

    • You’re a high school senior
    • You’re a legal U.S. resident
    • You’re younger than 21 years old
    • You carry a minimum 2.8 GPA
    • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full-time course of study
    • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
    • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
    • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

     

    5 - NCHSAA Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

    • Awarded to one senior male high school athlete participating on the varsity wrestling team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school and one senior female high school athlete participating on the varsity cross-country team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school. 

     

    5 - NCHSAA Pat Gainey Student Award

    • To provide scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants.  Applicants must be either a Senior, Male high school athlete participating on a varsity baseball team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources or a Senior, Female student high school athlete participating on a varsity sports team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources. 

     

    5 - NCHSAA Wilburn Clary Medal Award

    • Awarded to one male and one female graduating senior student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity sport team during his/her senior year at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school.  Athlete must have participated on at least two sanctioned varsity sports during his/her high school career.

     

    5 - NCHSAA Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    • To provide scholarship support to an outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native* and/or Asian Pacific Islander American**, or Hispanic American student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school. Award Process: One male and one female from each of the eight regions will be selected to receive a $750 scholarship each to further their education. From the pool of sixteen (16) regional winners, one male and female will be selected as overall state winners and receive an additional $1,000 each. 

     

    7 - NC Foundation Soil and Water Conservation 

    • Must declare a major in agronomy, agricultural engineering, agriculture sustainability, agriculture education, animal science, forestry, natural resource conservation or management, plant science, soil science, water management, water quality, wildlife management or other closely related degree programs.
    • Valued up to $5,000 

     

    15 - Hispanic Scholarship Fund

    • Must be of Hispanic heritage

    • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA 

    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students

    • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2021-2022 academic year

    • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms 

     

     

    15 - National Daughters of the Americna Revolution American Indian Scholarship 

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

     

    15 - Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarhsip

    • 3.25 GPA required
    • Proof of American Indian blood required

     

    15-18 State Employees' Credit Union Scholarship

    • See Mrs. Dove's Google Classroom for an application packet. Applications are NOT available at SECU locations.
    • Applicants must have been accepted to a UNC SYSTEM university.
    • Applicant or their parents must be members or eligible to be members of the SECU
    • MHS due by 12 noon on 2/15
    • UHS due by 12 noon on 2/16
    • HHS due by 12 noon on 2/17
    • LHS due by 12 noon on 2/18

    Interviews at each school will be held the first week of March. Please do not schedule other activities as these interviews cannot be rescheduled.

    District interviews will be held on March 26.

     

    15 - AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest

    Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder. The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

     

    18 - Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

    *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

     

    19- Sharma Family Scholarship Fund

    • Eligible students must be graduating from high school in North Carolina to attend a college or university in the state of North Carolina.
    • Preference is given to those attending North Carolina State University.
    • Applicants must have a high regard for obtaining an education and the courage to pursue it in spite of limited financial resources; demonstrate leadership, involvement in extra curricular activities, friendship to others, solid work ethics and a commitment to academics; have a purpose and a plan for being a productive citizen; and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, recognizing the value of all people regardless of religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or ability.

     

    22 - Janice Suggs Educational Scholarship - Coming Soon

    • Must pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering or math related field

     

    22 - Delta Mu Scholarship Coming SOON

    • $500
    • Application available in guidance
    • Must be a female majoring in education
    • Due to Mrs. Dove 

     

    26 - Dunn High School Friends' Hilda C. Wilson Scholarship 

    • Eligible applicants must be a direct descendant of an alumnus or faculty or staff member of the former Dunn High School (direct descendants includes lawfully adopted children in the lineage),
    • show evidence of acceptance by an accredited college, university or vocational/community college;
    • plan to enroll in a full-time course of study in the field of Education;
    • and have a minumum high school weighted academic GPA of 2.63. Additional selection criteria includeshigh school academic achievement, evidence of high moral character and good citizenship and involvement and leadership in high school activities, church and the community.
    • When prompted for an access code, use: hilda

     

    26 - Dunn HS Friends' Butler - Baggett Endowment

    • Eligible applicants must be a direct descendant of an alumnus, faculty or staff member of the former Dunn High School (direct descendants includes lawfully adopted children in the lineage);
    • and must have been accepted and plan to attend a college or university in North Carolina.
    • Additional selection criteria includes high school academic achievement, evidence of high moral character and good ciitzenship and involvement and leadership in high school activities, church and the community.
    • When prompted for an access code, use: butle

     

    26 - Dunn HS Friends' Dunn High School Memorial Endowment
    • Eligible applicants must be a direct descendant of an alumnus or faculty or staff member of the former Dunn High School (direct descendants includes lawfully adopted children in the lineage) and have plans to attend any qualifying institutions of higher learning.
    • Additional selection criteria includes high school academic achievement, evidence of high moral character and good citizenship and involvement and leadership in high school activities, chuch and community.
    • When prompted for an access code, use: dhsfr

     

     

     28 - Pet Lifestyle and You Scholarship

    • $1,000 value
    • To apply, students will submit an essay (500-1000 words) with 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare by February 28.