North Carolina Scholarships

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ASHRAE James R. Bullock Scholarship

The James R. Bullock Scholarship, administered by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), offers one $5,000 scholarship to an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering student.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship

The ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship of $5,000 is an annual scholarship for qualified undergraduate pre-engineering, engineering, or architecture students attending a post-secondary educational institution.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

ASHRAE Rusty & Debbie Hoffman Family Scholarship

The $5,000 scholarship is for an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering student enrolled at or graduated from a school in ASHRAE Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia).

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

EESI Future Climate Leaders Scholarship Program

Students at HBCUs can apply for up to $5,000 in awards each academic year to pursue programs related to environmental science, clean energy, and climate policy at EESI-accredited institutions.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
January 12

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

Porter Fleming Literary Competition

The Porter Fleming Literary Competition grants the amount of $7,000 to 12 individuals who exhibit skill in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or one-act playwriting.

Amount
$250–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 13
Winner announcement
April 2023

Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Services Scholarship

The Foundation For The Carolinas offers the Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Services Scholarship to undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in emergency services, nursing, or law enforcement.

Amount
$500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 3

Advocates for African Americans Carolinas Scholarship

The scholarship awards $2,000 to a graduating high school student to pursue undergraduate study in engineering, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration at universities in North or South Carolina.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
March 4

Clearwater-Robert M. Wilkinson Scholarship

The scholarship awards one $1,000 scholarship and free attendance to the NC One Water Annual Conference to a student pursuing a degree in construction management, engineering, environmental science, or business management.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

GHD Clean Water Fund Scholarship

The GHD Clean Water Fund Scholarship Program awards one $1,000 scholarship to postgraduate students in the fields of civil or environmental engineering. Applicants must be North Carolina residents.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

NC One Water Operator Scholarships

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship provides scholarship funds of $500 each to current water operators in North Carolina who plan to pursue a licensing or certification program.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

Rivers & Associates, Inc. Clean Water Education Fund

The Rivers & Associates, Inc. Clean Water Education Fund Scholarship Program provides one $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student enrolled to pursue an engineering course focused on the water environment.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

The CMT Gives Back-Bova Family Scholarship

The scholarship awards one $1,000 scholarship with free attendance to the NC One Water Annual Conference to an undergraduate student studying engineering, construction management, or business management.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25

The Crowder Construction Company Scholarship

The Crowder Construction Company Scholarship Program grants one $2,000 scholarship to undergraduates pursuing studies in the construction management, construction, and engineering fields. Applicants must be a resident of North Carolina.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

The Environmental Manufacturer’s Representative Scholarship Fund Scholarship

The program awards a scholarship of $1,000 to one student, residing in North Carolina, to pursue undergraduate studies in engineering with a specialization in water and wastewater.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

The Les and Elaine Hall Water Environment Stewardship Fund Scholarship

The Les and Elaine Hall Water Environment Stewarded Fund Scholarship provides up to $1,000 to a student in North Carolina to obtain a degree in engineering or water-related professions.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25

The Lynn and Lars Balck Water Environmental Stewardship Fund

The program awards one $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in environmental engineering or -sciences with a concentration on water environment. Applicants must be North Carolina residents.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25
Winner announcement
June 2023

The NC Safewater Fund Scholarship

The NC Safewater Fund Scholarship offers one $3,000 scholarship and free attendance to the NC One Water Annual Conference to a deserving undergraduate student in water-related degree programs.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25

The NC Safewater Fund Scholarship/Carol Bond Scholarship

The $3,000 scholarship is awarded to one undergraduate student in water-related and public health degree programs. The award also includes free attendance to the NC One Water Annual Conference.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 25

National PCEA Ted G. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Foundation

PCEA offers the Ted G. Wilson Memorial Scholarship of $1,500 to four high school seniors in North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to pursue degrees in construction.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 31

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – College Students

The Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to undergraduate students who live in states with Regions' full service and are enrolled in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$3,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – High School Seniors

The Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to high school senior students who live in states with Regions' full service and plan to enroll in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship Award

The Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship awards $2,000 to a graduate student studying acting or musical theater. Students who graduated from universities in the SETC region can apply.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award

SETC’s Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award provides one student with a $2,500 scholarship to study theater directing at a regionally accredited graduate school in the upcoming academic year.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
September 2023

Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship Award

The Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship awards $1,500 to a graduate student studying costume design or technology. Applicants must have studied or will study at an SETC region institution.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Robert Porterfield Scholarship Award

The Robert Porterfield Scholarship awards $2,000 to graduate students pursuing a degree in theatre. Applicants should have graduated from an undergraduate program at a university in the SETC region.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Steve Bayless Undergraduate Scholarship

The Steve Bayless Undergraduate Scholarship awards $2,000 to one high school senior in the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) region who will pursue studies in theater.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

William E. Wilson Scholarship Award

The William E. Wilson Scholarship awards $5,000 to a secondary school teacher pursuing graduate studies in theatre or speech and theatre. Applicants must be legal residents of any SETC state.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship Fund

The Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship, ranging from $11,000 to $13,000, is available to a high school senior who is an incoming freshman at Brevard College.

Amount
$11,000–$13,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18
Winner announcement
August 2023

Richard Goolsby Scholarship Fund

The Richard Goolsby Scholarship of $4,000 is available to an undergraduate student planning to pursue a career in the plastic industry or a graduate student pursuing a postgraduate degree.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18

Community Service Scholarships

Preparing for college is an exciting time, but it can also be an overwhelming undertaking, especially for students graduating during a pandemic.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 10
Winner announcement
July 2023

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

SAWF Scholarship Program

The Southern Automotive Women's Forum Scholarship Program provides scholarships between $1,000 and $5,000 to women enrolled or who plan to enroll in a STEM-related field.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 20
Winner announcement
July 28, 2023

Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund

It’s awarded to two deserving students with a record of scholarly achievement and commitment to community engagement, intending to pursue a career in community service, visual arts, and performing arts.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 6
Winner announcement
July 1, 2023

North Carolina Chapter Scholarship

The NEWH North Carolina Chapter Scholarship offers an annual award of up to $5,000 to students pursuing a major in the hospitality industry at an institution in North Carolina.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 10

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest

The United States Court Of Appeals For The Fourth Circuit offers the Fourth Circuit Essay Contest to high school students with awards of $1,000, $1,500, and $2,000.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 15
Winner announcement
August 2023

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

Greenhouse Scholars Program

The program awards high-achieving high school seniors in Georgia, Colorado, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina with scholarships for their undergraduate studies. The award is renewable for four years.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
39 winners
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
November 9
Winner announcement
April 19

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship

The Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship is available to students from Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina who need financial support to pursue a course of study.

Amount
$5,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
34 winners
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
November 9
Winner announcement
April 19, 2023

North Carolina Scholarships

The State of North Carolina is in the southeastern region of the U.S. The capital city is Raleigh but its largest and most well-known city is Charlotte. It is known for its arts, culture and charming nature, and outdoor adventure. It is also well known for its advancements in aviation. Prospective students who are interested in studying in North Carolina can look forward to being immersed in a full-academic experience with promising opportunities for internships and jobs after.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in North Carolina?

  • Duke University

Duke University is a private institution located in Durham, NC. Duke offers 53 majors, 52 more minors, and 23 certificates. There are also over 78 graduate programs that students can choose from. One of the most popular majors at Duke University is Computer science. Have a look at these computer science scholarships if you are interested in majoring in computer science. 

 

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina(UNC) at Chapel Hill is a private institution located in Chapel Hill, NC. This top school offers more than 71 bachelor’s degrees,107 master’s, and 64 doctoral programs. The most popular major at UNC is Biology. Check out these science scholarships if this is what you hope to major in. 

There are also more than 800 campus organizations for UNC students to get involved in outside of the classroom. 

 

  • Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University is a private institution located in Winston-Salem, NC. This top school offers undergraduate degrees in a choice of 45 majors and 30 master’s programs that students can choose from. The most popular major at NYU is Communications. Check out these communications scholarships if you are interested in this major. Wake Forest also has more than 250 campus organizations for students to get involved in outside of the classroom.

Most popular majors in North Carolina?

  1. Business Administration-Management
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Where does North Carolina rank in education?

North Carolina ranks 31th on the list of most educated states and 35th on our list of states with the best and worst public school systems. Read our Scholaroo data reports for more information on the different factors that affect the ranking.