Scholarships for Wake County (NC) Residents

Whether you prefer the glittering skyline of Raleigh or the tranquility of Falls Lake, there’s something for everyone in Wake County, North Carolina. As a bonus, if you’re a resident of Wake County then you may be eligible for a number of college scholarships. Many scholarships are administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation, while others are funded by some of the many nearby colleges and universities, such as Shaw University, North Carolina State University, Peace College, Wake Technical Community College and Meredith College. Applying students will typically need to meet a minimum grade point average, obtain letters of recommendation, provide proof of academic excellence or demonstrate a certain level of financial need. To find out which scholarships for Wake County residents you might qualify for, keep reading below.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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