Additional Resources

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants
This company will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. The scholarship deadline is June 15, 2015. Students will submit an essay on one of the two topics that appear on the scholarship page at the website. Additional information is available on the site.

American Indian College Fund Scholarships
These scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who are enrolled full-time at a public or private, non-tribal-affiliated school, and are registered as members of a recognized tribe or with at least one grandparent or parent who was registered. Applicants must earn a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA to be considered.

BigSun Scholarship
Applicants must be currently involved in athletics in some capacity, either for their school or for their community.

CoilLaw, LLC Law Scholarship
This scholarship is worth $500 and is available to all college students in the United States who plan on attending law school.

College Foundation of North Carolina
Free scholarship search

Cumberland Community Foundation Scholarships
Each scholarship has a different criteria for applying.

For those interested in pursuing a business related bachelor's degree with a $1000 annual scholarship. The application deadline is April 1.

Enhanced Insurance Scholarship Essay Contest
This $2,500 scholarship is for any major or program and the essay topic is "Why insurance is important to me."

Gates Millennium Scholars
Assists non-Caucasian American students

Generation Google Scholarship
This scholarship is open to high school seniors and enrolled college students.

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Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them along the road to entrepreneurship. Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Spring, Summer, or Fall 2014 semester is eligible. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation
This award is open to any male or female African-American high school senior who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
This award is open to any female students who are currently enrolled in an accredited business or business-related degree program. U.S. or Canadian citizenship is not required.

LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is open to any U.S. citizen or legal resident who meets the following criteria of being a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/American Indian.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Scholarship
This scholarship is open to female students who are currently attending college in the U.S. or Canada, and plans to be enrolled during the 2014-15 academic year.

National Achievement Scholarship Program
High school students of any level who plan to attend college in the fall immediately after graduating are eligible for this scholarship, although preference is typically given to juniors and seniors. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents who identify themselves as ‘Black American.’ Additionally, candidates must enter either the National Merit Program or the National Achievement Program; these organizations require students to take both the Preliminary SAT and National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in order to be considered.

National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship
This award is open to any male or female African-American undergraduate or graduate student who is currently pursuing a degree in journalism, communications, or a closely related major.

National Presbyterian College Scholarship Program

Ron Brown Scholar Program
This award is open to any male or female African-American high school senior with an exemplary academic record and a background in community leadership.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships
RMHC offers three different scholarships that are exclusively reserved for students belonging to certain minority groups.

P.E.O. Scholarship
This scholarship is open to female U.S. citizens or legal residents who are currently attending high school as seniors.

Scholarships for School
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Student Aid
Federal Student Aid on the web

SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Students can win a $500 scholarship for education expenses at a 2 or 4 year public or private college/university located in the United States

Thomas, Webb & Willis, LLC Academic Achiever Scholarship
This scholarship is reserved for high school students nationwide and also current college students that plan on or are currently attending a 4-year college or university and also has a minimum 3.75 GPA and above.

TopAdvisor Scholarship
The TopAdvisor Scholarship opportunity will award the winning students $1,000 each to put towards their education. 

Triangle Community Foundation
Scholarships established at Triangle Community Foundation 

Ultimate Guide to Writing a Scholarship Essay
An extremely comprehensive (3500+ words) and a useful resource for any student applying for a scholarship.

UNCF/Merck Scholarship
This scholarship is open to any African-American U.S. citizen or legal resident who is enrolled full-time as a junior at a four-year undergraduate university.

Xerox Minority Scholarship
This scholarship is open to all U.S. citizens or legal residents who belong to at least one of the following minority groups: African-American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native.