Scholarships for North Carolina Residents

North Carolina is home to some of the finest universities in the country, so it is no wonder when North Carolina residents are excited to study in their home state. But like everywhere else, paying tuition at colleges can be a challenge. The good news is, there are a number of scholarships available exclusively to students from or studying in North Carolina to ease the financial pressure. Some of these scholarships are offered by state or local governments, as well as North Carolina based nonprofit organizations. Others are awarded by in-state schools, and still others by local companies who want to support the education of North Carolinians. To apply to many of these scholarships, you will need to show your commitment and service to your state. Check out the list below to get an idea of the scholarship opportunities available to students living or studying in North Carolina.

Showing 1-20 of 50 scholarships
View Details GSK Opportunity Scholarship Triangle Community Foundation
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  • 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.
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 2,500
  • 15 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|Cleveland, NC|Union, NC|Rowan, NC|Richmond, NC|Alexander, NC|Anson, NC|Burke, NC|Cabarrus, NC|Caldwell, NC|Catawba, NC|Cumberland, NC|Gaston, NC|Iredell, NC|Lincoln, NC|Robeson, NC|Scotland, NC|Stanly, NC|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established by The Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo L.L.P., a personal injury law firm with offices in Charlotte, Hickory, Monroe and Lumberton, North Carolina. The program benefits high school seniors residing and attending schools in counties served by the firm. Students are required to submit a presentation on how to educate their peers and promote the prevention of underage drinking and driving. The presentation will then be evaluated on students' abilities to analyze and discuss the topic and quality of the presentation.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Benjamin F. Ward Scholarship Triangle Community Foundation
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Forsyth, NC|Stokes, NC|Surry, NC|Davidson, NC|Montgomery, NC|Yadkin, NC|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public| in |Alamance, NC|Guilford, NC|Randolph, NC|Rockingham, NC|Caswell, NC|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
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Qu Pasa Media and Wells Fargo partnered to establish this scholarship to assist the education of young Hispanic residents in the Piedmont-Triad area. Students must be attending a community college, public or private college or university in North Carolina.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500 - 12,000
  • 17 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Orange, NC|Person, NC|Bertie, NC|Forsyth, NC|Granville, NC|Stokes, NC|Surry, NC|Swain, NC|Warren, NC|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Alamance, NC|Guilford, NC|Rockingham, NC|Caswell, NC|Bertie, NC|Durham, NC|Forsyth, NC|Granville, NC|Guilford, NC|Orange, NC|Person, NC|Rockingham, NC|Stokes, NC|Surry, NC|Swain, NC|Warren, NC|
  • School (College): Attend |North Carolina State University (NC)|University of North CarolinaChapel Hill (NC)|University of North CarolinaGreensboro (NC)|
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The scholarships are available to North Carolina graduating high school seniors that need financial support.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 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
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Richmond, NC|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Major: Study |Studio Art|Visual Arts|
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The Sally Cole Visual Arts Scholarship Program - Sponsored by The Cole Foundation is awarded to an undergraduate student in Richmond County North Carolina. Applicants must be students with talent and career interests in the visual arts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 4,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Wake, NC|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Accredited University|North Carolina|Accredited Public University|Accredited Private University|Accredited Technical College|
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The Achievement Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake County is awarded to High school seniors from Wake County, North Carolina. Applicants must have demonstrated family financial need with minimum 2.5 GPA
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 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
View Details Susan Ellis Roberts Scholarship Triangle Community Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Wake, NC|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Post-secondary School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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To award a Wake County graduating senior who has demonstrated a special talent in the visual or performing arts, leadership, teaching, entrepreneurship, or other creative gift.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-4-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
  • School (K-12): |Private High School|Public High School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Kasie Ford Capling Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund is awarded to graduating high school seniors from Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools. Applicants must be resident of Mecklenburg County North Carolina
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC| as a |Charlotte Housing Authority|Housing Choice Voucher program|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College| in |Charlotte, NC|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|21 Years or Younger|24 Years or Younger|
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Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship is open to residents of public housing by Charlotte Housing Authority. The scholarship is given to students who are attending college, vocation or technical school. Applicants who previously attended college may also be eligible for the scholarship.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational School|Accredited State College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to outstanding graduating seniors of Mecklenburg County who are planning to attend an accredited college or vocational school in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Kannapolis, NC|
  • School (K-12): |A. L. Brown High School, Kannapolis, NC|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors of A.L. Brown High School or other Kannapolis high schools who are planning to attend a four-year college in North Carolina accredited the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Union, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit deserving students residing in Union County, NC.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
  • School (K-12): |Providence High School, Charlotte, NC|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year| in |North Carolina|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating senior at Providence High School planning to attend a four-year college or university located in the state of North Carolina. Applicants must be residing in Mecklenburg County, NC.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hoke, NC|
  • School (K-12): |Hoke County High School, Raeford, NC|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to outstanding graduating seniors of Hoke County High School who are planning to attend a four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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