Scholarships and Financial Aid

CEEB Code: 340009

*If you receive scholarship offers from organizations or colleges, even if you choose not to use them, bring Mrs. Yeager a copy ASAP!  We will use this information for Academic Awards Night.


This page will be continually updated.  Please see below a few basic steps to follow based upon what year in high school you are as well as great places to search for scholarships.  Please understand that the sea of scholarships is vast and what will be posted here is by no means an exhaustive list!  There are many more than our local scholarships to choose from so the earlier you start your search the better.  REMEMBER:Legitimate scholarship search programs will not as for payment for their services.

REGISTER FOR TEXT ALERTS WHEN NEW SCHOLARSHIPS ARE POSTED:
Class of 2021
Class of 2022
Class of 2023


HOW TO FIND SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS: https://youtu.be/8AzG57S-liQ

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ORGANIZER:

Download the Scholarship Application Organizer to keep track of what you are applying for.  Simply make a copy of the Google Doc or download to use as excel.  The first line has been filled in as an example: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ORGANIZER

Another SCHOLARSHIP ORGANIZER as well as a national scholarship options.

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***CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATES:*** 2020-2021 Scholarships



SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES (remember that legitimate search services will not ask for payment for their services):

 

College Navigator http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

 Peterson's Scholarship Search Enginehttps://www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search.aspx

CareerOneStop- https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Training/find-scholarships.aspx

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): https://fafsa.ed.gov/

College Foundation of NC (CFNC.org):  http://cfnc.org/scholarships

College Board: https://www.collegeboard.org/

FastWeb:  http://www.fastweb.com/

Schollyhttps://www.myscholly.com/

Scholarships.com:  https://www.scholarships.com/

Federal Student Aid: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

FinAid: http://www.finaid.org/

College Affordability Guide:  http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org/

GoodCall Scholarship Engine: https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: hsf.net

Scholarships for students with learning and attention issues: https://www.understood.org/en/family/managing-everyday-challenges/financial-challenges/financial-aid-and-scholarships-for-students-with-learning-and-attention-issues

 



BELOW ARE LAST YEAR'S SCHOLARSHIPS FOR REFERENCE:

SEPTEMBER DEADLINES
QuestBridge College Match: Deadline- 9/27/18, Potential Full Ride Scholarship to participating colleges (Binding decisions)


OCTOBER DEADLINES

Coca-Cola Scholars Program: Deadline- 10/31/18, $20,000

Morehead-Cain Scholarship: Deadline- 10/15/18, Fully funded, renewable, UNC-Chapel Hill.  School nominee deadline 9/15/18.  Please see above under September.

Park Scholarship: Deadline- 10/15/18, Fully funded, renewable, NC State.  School nominee deadline 9/15/18.  Please see above under September.

Belk Scholarship Nomination Request: Deadline- 10/18/17 to Mrs. Carter.  Fully funded 4-year scholarship to Davidson College.  2 school nominees chosen from scholarship committee.  More details here: Belk

NC State Centennial Scholarship Nomination Request: Deadline- 10/15/17.  If you are planning on attending NC State and pursuing a degree in College of Textiles see Mrs. Carter by 10/1/18.


NOVEMBER DEADLINES
Cheatham-White Scholarship: Deadline- 11/1/17, Fully funded 4-year scholarship to NCA&T and NCCU

The Robertson Scholarship: Deadline- 11/15/18, Fully funded 4-year scholarship to UNC/Duke

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship: Deadline- 11/15/18, Fully funded 4- year scholarship to UNC Chapel Hill.  Must have applied early admission to UNC-Chapel Hill.

UT Dallas McDermott Scholars: Deadline- 11/2/17, Fully funded scholarship to UT Dallas.

NC State Centennial Scholarships Self-Nomination: Deadline- 11/30/17, $67-500 - $97, 500 over 4 years to NC State.

i3 Scholarship Program for AB Tech: Deadline- 11/30/17, $4,000 renewable for 2 years for AB Tech students enrolled in STEM disciplines (AE, AS, AAS).

DECEMBER DEADLINES

NC State Goodnight Scholars Self-Nomination: Deadline- 12/1/18, $78,000 for 4 years.  More details here: Goodnight Scholars

Botson University Trustee Scholarship: Deadline- 12/1/2018, covers undergraduate tuition for 4 years.  

JANUARY DEADLINES
Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women: Deadline- 1/1/18, $1000 + an organic beauty basket

Asheville Young Woman Leadership Award: Deadline- 1/5/18, $500 awarded to a current Junior.

Lenoir-Rhyne Teaching Scholars: Deadline- 1/10/18, up to $5,500 per year for students pursuing teaching at Lenoir-Rhyne. 

Gettysburg College STEM Scholarship: Deadline- 1/15/18, four years covered if in the STEM field.

Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship Programs- William A. Hart Award (2 year college): Deadline- 1/17/18, $1,000 renewable

Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship Programs- Harry W. Clarke Award (4 year college): Deadline- 1/17/18, $2,000 renewable

Gettysburg College STEM Scholars Program: Deadline- 1/15/18, 4 year scholarship + extras

Nathaniel Ellis Cannady, Jr. Scholarship: Deadline- 1/26/18, $7,500 renewable.

Dr. Brian Ling Memorial Scholarship: Deadline- 1/26/18, $1000.

Captain John G Gardner, USMC, Viet Nam Veterans Memorial Scholarship: Deadline- 1/26/18, $1000.

S. Hayes Robinson Memorial Dance Scholarship: Deadline- 1/26/18, $1000

Rotary Club of Asheville Harry R Morrill Scholarship: Deadline- 1/26/18, $4,000.

WNC Regional Scholarships: Deadline- 1/26/18, up to $5,000 renewable.

Irving Jacob Reuter Award: Deadline- 1/26/18, $10,000 renewable for up to 3 years.

NHS Scholarship: Deadline- 1/30/18, Up to $22,650 for NHS member in good standing.

FEBRUARY DEADLINES
FFA Scholarships: Deadline- 2/1/18, several to choose from.  Online application.  You do NOT have to be an FFA member to apply.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship: Deadline- 2/1/18, Up to $30,000 over 4 years.

SECU People Helping People Scholarship: Deadline to be EMAILED to Mrs. Carter- 2/21/18, $10,000 payable at 1,250 for up to 8 consecutive semesters.  Scholarship application must be EMAILED in WORD format to Mrs. Carter by 2/21/18.  No late or incomplete applications will be excepted.  You must also email the Consent Form with your application.  See below to download all documents:

SECU People Helping People Application- WORD FORMAT ONLY emailed to Mrs. Carter by 2/21/18
SECU Consent Form- PDF emailed to Mrs. Carter by 2/21/18
SECU Eligibility Criteria- for your reference
Guidelines for writing your Bio- for your reference
Example Application submission- for your reference


MARCH DEADLINES
Golden Leaf Scholars: Deadline- 3/1/18, $3,000 a year for up to 4 years

African American Network of the Carolinas: Deadline- 3/2/18, Up to $2,000

North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship Application: Deadline- 3/15/18, $2,000 non-renewable for various scholarships. 

Asheville Wilbert Vault Service Scholarship: Deadline- 3/16/18, $2,000. For students interested in the funeral service industry.

John Francis Amherst Cecil Scholarship: Deadline- 3/16/18, $2,000.  Legal dependents of current year-round full-time employees, year-round part-time employees or seasonal full-time employees of Biltmore, with one year of completed service at the time of application.

Roger W. Morrison Scholarship: Deadline- 3/16/18, $750.  Fund was created to assist the employees, spouses of employees, and children of employees of Pathologist Medical Laboratory and Mission Hospitals Laboratories with the rising costs of higher education

FOR CURRENT JUNIORS- QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program: Deadline 3/21/18, Potential Full-Ride to select colleges.

BCS Foundation Scholarships: Deadline- 3/23/18 to Mrs. Carter, several scholarships for varying amounts.  IMPORTANT: Please read the packet carefully and turn in ALL required materials or your application will NOT be considered (Application, Financial Aid Info Sheet, Copy of  your FAFSA, Resume, Transcript, Copy of SAT/ACT Score Report, 2 letters of rec, essay).

Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Phi Chapter Scholarship: Deadline- 3/28/18, $1,000 renewable for 4 years.  In an effort to encourage and support young women aspiring to become teachers this scholarship was established. The award is given to a high school senior who is enrolling in a college or university majoring in education with the goal of teaching. 

APRIL DEADLINES

Asheville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority: Deadline- 4/2/2018.

Black Orthodontics Scholarship: Deadline- 4/16/2018 to Mrs. Carter, $500.  Pursuing a field of study in healthcare.

Kesha Young Scholarship Program: Deadline- 4/27/2018, varies $1,500 and $2,500.  Pursuing a field of study in healthcare.  

Details of the scholarship here: Details and Instructions
Scholarship Application here: Application

AB Tech CNA Scholarship: Deadline-4/27/2018, covers the full cost of the CNA-1 program at AB Tech.

Details of the scholarship here: CNA-1 Scholarship details
Scholarship Application here: Application

MAY DEADLINES

St. Luke's Episcopal Church Scholarship Application: Deadline- 5/1/2018, up to $1,000 renewable.

Quit Smoking Scholarship: Deadline- 5/31/18, $5,000.

JUNE DEADLINES
ZipRecruiter Scholarship: Deadline- 6/30/2018, $3,000.