• February Scholarships


    1 - 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 


    1- Dixie Softball Scholarship

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    • Must have participated in Dixie Softball for 2 seasons 


    1 - Local Government Federal Credit Union Scholarship

    Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a member of LGFCU (membership with LGFCU is different than membership with SECU)
    • Have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher
    • Submit copies of your official transcripts
    • Two references (uploaded by the reference not student)
      • One must be from a school counselor, teacher or professor (current or prior school year)
      • Cannot be a parent, legal guardian or immediate family member
    • Be, or plan to be, a fulltime undergraduate or trade school student


    2 - Matthew Graziadei Scholarship

    • ALL North Carolina students with disabilities are eligible for nomination. Including students enrolled in the Occupational Course of Study, students who will be receiving a Graduate Certificate and students enrolled in the Future Ready Course of Study.
    • Application available in google classroom or guidance


    3 - 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


    7 - Martin Luther King, Jr.  Scholarship

    • 2.5 or higher GPA required
    • All ethnicties may apply


    7 - Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

    • 3.0 or higher GPA required
    • Your application will be evaluated on your:

    •  Future goals and plans to achieve them

    •  Successful preparation as a high school student to prepare and pursue a college education

    •  Self motivation in completing challenging coursework

    •  Demonstration of financial need.


    8 - 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. 


    8 - 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. 


    8 - 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.


    8 - 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 - Plain View School Class of 1947 Scholarship - MHS only

    • $100
    • Must live in the Plain View Community
    • Must be attedning a community or 4 year college
    • Must have strong moral character
    • Application in guidance or Google Classroom


    14 - State Employees' Credit Union Scholarship

    • $10,000
    • Email Mrs. Dove for a macro enable word document that contains the application and fillable essay along with other documents you will need for successful completion. bdove@sampson.k12.nc.us
    • Include SECU in the subject.
    • 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
    • 2.5 or higher GPA required
    • MHS due by 12 noon on 2/14
    • UHS due by 12 noon on 2/15
    • HHS due by 12 noon on 2/16
    • LHS due by 12 noon on 2/17
    • SECHS Due by 12 noon on 2/22

    Interviews at each school will be held in March. Please see application materials for date.

    Do not schedule other activities as these interviews cannot be rescheduled.

    District interviews will be held on March 25 for the candidate selected at each high school.


    15 - Cape Fear Farm Credit AgYouth Leadership Program

    Up to three (3)  $1,000 scholarship will be available. Applicants must reside in a county served by Cape Fear Farm Credit.  To be considered for this scholarship, the applicant must be a senior in high school in good standing with his/her FFA or 4-H program and  with their high school. 


    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 2022-2023 academic year

    • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms 


    22 - Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

    Eligibility for the FRS 2022 College Scholarship Program is:

    • Be a graduating high school senior. • Be a United States citizen. • Be sponsored by a current NTCA member (Star Communications). • Be accepted by an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/ technical school. • Have at least a C grade point average (GPA). • Express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.

    Also, the applicant’s home of record with his/her respective high school must receive one of Star Communication’s services. If you feel your graduate meets these minimum requirements, please visit frs.org/scholarship to set up an NTCA account to obtain an application. Make sure you choose “Star Communications” when creating your account. The application deadline is February 25, 2022


    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 


    25 - NC Early College Debt Free Degree Scholarship

    • If you are a North Carolina Early College student, have a high school unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have applied for federal financial aid, you're eligible to apply. You must be a North Carolina resident to qualify.
    • The scholarship is available for up to two years while enrolled at Fayetteville State University (excluding summer school).
    • FSU will award you a scholarship to cover the cost of attendance above any federal and state grants and scholarships you receive. You don't have to accept any loans.
    • The scholarship will cover the cost for tuition, fees, room, and board. That means living on campus is covered!


    28 - Clinton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship

    • Any senior who will attend a 4 year college may apply.
    • Application available in guidance, google classroom, and emailed to SECHS.


    28 - Dream.US National Scholarship

    You are eligible to apply if you:

    1. Have DACA; TPS; or came to the country before November 1, 2016, and otherwise meet the DACA criteria;
    2. Came to the United States before the age of 16 (if you were born in the U.S. – you are not eligible for our scholarship);
    3. Have significant unmet financial need;
    4. Have graduated or will graduate from a United States high school (or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma) by the end of the 2021-22 academic year;
    5. Graduated or will graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale;
    6. Have not earned more than 21 credits in a community college or a 4-year college or university before the Fall of 2022 (not counting credits earned in a pre-college or dual enrollment program in high school);
    7. Intend to enroll full-time in an associate or bachelor’s degree program at a Partner College no later than the Spring term of 2022-23 academic year;
    8. Are eligible for in-state tuition at the Partner College you want to attend (not applicable if it is a private Partner College).


     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.