Scholarships for Durham County (NC) Residents

Residents of Durham County, North Carolina, love the place because it’s home. But there is another reason to love this little county just outside of Raleigh – if you live here, you may qualify for college scholarships just for Durham County Residents. Some of these scholarships are offered by the local government, and others by Durham based nonprofit and civic organizations. Still others are awarded by local companies and private foundations who want to support the education of Durham Country students. To apply to many of these scholarships, you will need to show your commitment and service to your local community, and will probably need to submit a personal essay. Check out the list below to get an idea of the scholarship opportunities available to students living or studying in Durham County, North Carolina.

Showing 1-8 of 8 scholarships
View Details GSK Opportunity Scholarship Triangle Community Foundation
key information
  • 20,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Durham, NC|Orange, NC|Wake, NC|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|Public State University| in |North Carolina|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The GSK Opportunity Scholarship is awarded to student from Durham, Orange, or Wake counties North Carolina. Applicants must be attending public state university or community college in North Carolina
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details GSK Opportunity Scholarships College Foundation, Inc.
key information
  • 5,000
  • 4 awards
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Durham, NC|Wake, NC|Orange, NY|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|Public State University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The GSK in Research Triangle Park established this scholarship. Administered by Triangle Community Foundation, this scholarship offers Triangle residents who have overcome significant adversity the opportunity to improve their lives through further education. There are no limitations on age, income level, previous education, course of study or training program the applicant is planning to pursue. Scholarships may be used to begin a new program of study or continue a program in which the applicant is already enrolled.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Shaver-Hitchings Scholarship Triangle Community Foundation
key information
  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Chatham, NC|Durham, NC|Orange, NC|Wake, NC|
  • School (College): |Regionally Accredited Schools|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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Created by Dr. George H. Hitchings and Dr. Joyce Shaver Hitchings in 1990 to honor and reward individuals with a commitment to helping others in the area of drug and alcohol addiction.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Benjamin F. Ward Scholarship Triangle Community Foundation
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Chatham, NC|Durham, NC|Orange, IN|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): |College or University in North Carolina|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to individuals seeking to improve themselves by furthering their education at a public or private college or university in North Carolina.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Elizabeth Marie Roberts Scholarship Triangle Community Foundation
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Bahama, NC|
  • School (K-12): |Northern High School, Durham, NC|Riverside High School, Durham, NC|Voyager Academy, Durham, NC|Durham School of the Arts, Durham, NC|
  • School (College): |North Carolina|College|Public State University|Watts School of Nursing, Durham, NC|Durham Technical Community College, Durham, NC|
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The Elizabeth Marie Roberts Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors from Northern High School, Riverside High School, Voyager Academy, or Durham School of the Arts. Applicants must be demonstrated financial need with minimum 2.5 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Chatham, NC|Durham, NC|Orange, NC|Wake, NC|Person, NC|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |North Carolina|
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Carol Ann Beerstecher Nursing Scholarship was established to honor Carol Ann and her dedication to the nursing profession. The program aims to support students who are financially unable to pursue their dreams. The scholarship provides an annual fund of $5,000 for two years.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Durham, NC|Orange, NC|Wake, NC|Johnston, NC|
  • School (College): |Community College|Accredited College|Accredited University|Trade School|North Carolina|Technical School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Business and Professional Women of Raleigh is awarded to a student enrolled in accredited community college, trade, or technical school. Applicants must be a resident of Wake, Durham, Orange, or Johnston county.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
key information
  • 1,000 - 6,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Durham, NC|Orange, NC|Wake, NC| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |North Carolina|Technical School|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The Assistance League of the Triangle Scholarship Program is awarded to student enroll as freshmen at North Carolina's technical institutions. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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