Scholarship Alerts and Opportunities!


See Below for Available Scholarship Opportunities!


March Deadlines:

The UNCF STEM Scholars Program

  • Eligibility:
    • Be African American
    • Be a US Citizen
    • Have a 3.0 or higher GPA
    • Have taken a rigorous course of study in science and mathematic fields (including Pre-Calculus)
    • Show evidence of readiness and commitment to a STEM field
    • Complete ALL Application Essays
    • Arrange for a letter of recommendation to be sent to UNCF
    • Be enrolled for the first time at a U.S.-located, accredited college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma while taking college-level courses) in the fall as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student
  • More Information:

Deadline: March 3, 2019


Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • U.S. Citizens
    • Current high school seniors with a cumulative 3.5 or above GPA, or current college freshmen or sophomores with a cumulative 3.0 or above GPA.
    • Planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.
    • Majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Math, Physics, Information Systems/Management Information Systems or Information Assurance.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following freshman, sophomore or junior year of college, other circumstances notwithstanding. (Note: The internship is not required to receive a scholarship.)
    • Prize:  $10,000
  • More Information:

Deadline: March 12, 2019



Fred M. Alford Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of an active Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
    • Must be a high school graduating senior (cannot already be attending college)
    • Must pursue a four-year undergraduate baccalaureate degree at an accredited institution in North Carolina
    • Prize: $2,000
  • More Information:   

Deadline: March 12, 2019



Touchstone Energy Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of an active Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
    • Must use these funds at a North Carolina college or university, community college, vocational or technical school
    • Applicants can be a high school graduating senior or already enrolled full-time in a university, community college, vocational or technical school
    • Prize: $1,250
  • More Information:        

Deadline: March 12, 2019


Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • Any student, 24 years old or younger, that is currently admitted or enrolled in a four-year college/university or graduate school or will be applying to one in the next calendar year is eligible.
  • Scholarship Information:
    • Applicants must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic:
    • [Find the Last Text Conversation You Had When You Were Texting & Driving.  Screen-Cap It. All Of It. Include The Screen-Cap(s) In Your Submission.]
    • Discuss The Importance Of That Text Conversation In Relation To The Risk You Took.  Why Did You Feel The Urge To Take That Risk That Particular Time? Do You Text & Drive Frequently?  Why Is It Difficult For You To Stop Texting & Driving? Can You Stop Texting & Driving Completely? Will You?
  • More Information:

Deadline: March 15, 2019


The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: This yearly scholarship of $1,000 is designed to alleviate some of the financial pressure on promising students wishing to further their education at the college and university level. To qualify for the Guss Scholarship you must be an aspiring or current U.S. college student and must participate in our infographic competition on the legal topic outlined below.
  • The 2019 Scholarship Topic: The Infographic: The 2019 application process requires applicants to create an infographic on the chosen topic below.  The topic for the 2019 scholarship is:
    • 5 Driving Safety Tips That Can Save Your Life
    • This topic gives applicants a wide range of scope, subject, and direction and we hope to see lots of eye-catching infographics!
    • Infographics will be judged on design, creativity, and content substance.
  • More Information:

Deadline: March 15, 2019


The Benchmark Community Bank $mart$tart Community Commitment Scholarship

Deadline: March 29, 2019



Trekking Pole Reviews Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: At Trekking Pole Reviews we recognize that the investment in knowledge pays the best interest for the future. That is why we are excited to announce the creation of an annual college / technical school scholarship for high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Each year we will award up to $5,000 in scholarships, in $1,250 increments, to deserving students that are looking to be successful in life.
  • Scholarship Details
    • $1,250 annual scholarship (one time)
    • 4 scholarships available every year (2 per semester)
  • Eligibility:
    • To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (High school or university) and submit a 500-1,000-word essay answering the following question:
    • How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future?
  • More Information:

Deadline: March 31, 2019


April Deadlines:  

The American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019



Bloomsybox Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: $1,000 to a student who exhibits leadership and commitment to their community.
  • Eligibility:
    • Be enrolled at a college or university and planning to attend in 2019.
    • Write an essay of at least 200 words stating how the scholarship can benefit you and your educational plans.
    • Demonstrate Community service – this should be included in the essay.
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on undergraduate college course work.
    • Include your full name, address, email, phone, and evidence demonstrating you meet the qualifications.
  • More Information:

Deadline: April 16, 2019



The Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund For Freedom and Diversity

  • Scholarship Information: High School seniors in Rhode Island and across the United States are invited to apply. Those interested in applying for this scholarship must submit an interpretive written work focusing on the George Washington Letter in context with the present time. The fund will award  a minimum of two scholarships with a value of at least $500 each. The presentation of the award takes place at the annual George Washington Letter Celebration.
  • More Information:

Deadline: April 11, 2019


NPG 2019 Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: $750-$2,000 available to high school seniors or college freshman, sophomore, or junior
    • Topic: (500-750 Words)
    • Write a letter to the 100+ new members of the 116th Congress explaining why US population size and growth are serious problems for our nation.   What do you expect them to do to help the situation?
  • More Information:

Deadline: April 19, 2019


Attorney Ronald D. Weiss 2019 Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • Be currently enrolled in a college or university or planning to enroll as a freshman for the 2019-2020 academic year.
    • Be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
    • If under 18, have the permission of your parent or guardian to apply.
    • Scholarship Information:
    • In order to apply, applicants must submit an essay to by April 21, 2019 on the following topic:
    • “Current bankruptcy law requires that a debtor go through two (2) mandatory credit counseling courses (usually on-line or by phone) one before the filing of the bankruptcy case and the other at the end of the case before the debtor receives a discharge; are these course both necessary and should they be continued mandatory requirements for a bankruptcy case in their present form.”
    • Submissions should be in Microsoft .Doc or .Docx format and should be between 500 and 1000 words. The following factors will be considering in determining the winner:
    • Demonstrated understanding of the issues raised
    • Originality
    • Quality of writing
    • The applicant’s demonstrated the potential for success in a field related to law
  • More Information:

Deadline: April 21, 2019


Sports Unlimited Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: We award a $1,000 scholarship annually to some of the most inspiring students in the country.
    • Sports Unlimited is dedicated to reaching further than the field, court, or diamond that you play on. We believe in fostering development and empowering ourselves and others through higher education because it takes as much courage to succeed in the classroom as it does on the field. Once every year, we offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the athlete who inspires us most through his or her essay
    • What changes to sports and/or sports equipment do you think we will see in the next 10 years and why?
  • How to Apply:
    • Write an essay on the above topic in 500-1000 words.
    • Email a word doc attachment of your essay to
    • Use subject: Sports Unlimited Scholarship - 2019
    • The file name should be your full name, state, and date of birth. Example: Chase-Utley-PA-12-17-1978.docx
    • Include your high school in the essay (either in mention or stated in the header)
  • Eligibility:
    • You must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college.
    • You can't be related to anyone at Sports Unlimited.
    • We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.
  • More Information:

Deadline: April 25, 2019



CARid Scholarship Program

  • Scholarship Information: CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college! Just getting the essentials can add up quickly and CARiD wants to help - books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school!
  • Eligibility:
    • Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester
    • Is between the ages of 16 and 20
    • Is not a CARiD employee
    • Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners
  • More Information:

Deadline: April 30, 2019


Wake Forest Lions Club Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • Student who will attend a 2 year school or vocational program in the state of North Carolina.
    • Prize: $1,000
  • More Information: Please see Ms. Shearon

Deadline: Have to Ms. Shearon by April 29, 2019



23rd Annual National Student Poetry Contest

Deadline: April 30, 2019



2019 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: Grasshopper will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship for the best submitted entry determined by our judges. The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the university that the winner is, or will be, attending for a school term in 2019.
  • More Information:

Deadline: April 30, 2019


May Deadlines:

Albertson & Davidson 2019 Scholarship Program

  • Eligibility:
    • The Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2019 semester.
  • Scholarship Information: This scholarship is only available to students attending domestic, U.S.-based colleges. 2019 Infographic Contest: Using data from the government, private agencies or non profits, create an infographic on one of the following topics:
    • Warning Signs of Dementia
    • Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
  • More Information:

Deadline: May 1, 2019


Terry Bryant 2019 Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: Attorney Terry Bryant will be awarding an annual scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to one high school senior in the nation. This scholarship gives students an opportunity to help fund their education while also providing solutions to pressing concerns in their community
  • Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law is proud to announce the availability of a $2,500 scholarship to be awarded to one student who has been accepted to or is currently enrolled in an ABA- or AALS-accredited law school.
  • Eligibility:
    • To apply for the Terry Bryant College Scholarship, a student must submit a written essay, video, or PowerPoint presentation focused on one of the following subjects: Underage drinking, Drunk driving, OR Distracted driving
  • More Information:

Deadline: May 1, 2019


June Deadlines:

Abbot & Fenner Scholarship Program

Deadline: June 14, 2019


Couch Oil Company Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • Be residents of Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake or Wilson Counties.
    • Be students who have been accepted as a first year college student for the 2018-2019 School Year
    • Submit an application
    • Have a letter of recommendation
    • Participate in an interview if deemed a finalist
    • Prize: $1,000
  • More Information:

Deadline: June 21, 2019



The Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information: Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester.
  • More Information:

Deadline: June 30, 2019


Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

  • Scholarship Information:
    • $1,000 Scholarship to a student in their final year of high school
    • 500-750 Word Essay on one of the following topics:
    • Personal Experience. Have you had a personal experience with distracted driving? If so, how has it impacted your life?
    • Take charge. Create a realistic distracted driving awareness campaign to effectively reduce the number of distracted driving related auto accidents in the U.S. Please include: ways to better educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving; steps that can be taken to prevent new, young drivers from distracted driving; and actionable steps that can be taken to put an end to distracted driving.
    • Technology. How do you think technology and recent technology advancements have impacted the rise of distracted driving in the United States? Also, how big of a role do you believe that technology can have in putting an end to distracted driving? **Properly cite any statistics, surveys, studies, or news stories that you use in your essay to support your points**
  • More Information:

Deadline: June 30, 2019