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Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund – Deadline May 31, 2013

To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must be a US Citizen, 25 years or younger, with at least a 2.0 GPA, who also falls under one of the following categories:

  1. High School Senior
  2. Student who has received their GED diploma
  3. Undergraduate college student pursuing his/her first undergraduate degree
  4. Vocational school student

The application must be completed by the published deadline date- May 31, 2013 (11:59PM EST).

Now is the time to apply for the FOCUS Award of Community Service and Excellence. To qualify, you must meet the following criteria:

* African-American female
* A student enrolled currently at Durham Technical Community College
* Have a cumulative (unweighted) GPA of 2.5 or higher
* Has demonstrated involvement in community service projects.
* Prefer a student who has a financial need.

Deadline for submission of application is April 15, 2013.
To receive an application, please email chappellm@durhamtech.edu.

Triangle Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Information and applications are available on their website: http://www.trianglecf.org/grants_support/view_scholarships/

The GlaxoSmithKline Opportunity Scholarship is available to US Citizens who are residents of Orange, Durham, and Wake counties who have overcome significant adversity.  Scholarships must be used for a public higher education institute in North Carolina.  Application deadline is March 15, 2013.

The Shaver-Hitchings Scholarship is provided for graduate students with a demonstrated commitment to working with alcoholism, drug abuse and addictive disorder treatment, or with preventive education on the subject of addiction. Application deadline is March 15, 2013.

The Kathryn H. Wallace Award for Artists in Community Service is awarded annually to recognize an individual practicing artist residing in Wake, Durham, Orange, or Chatham counties who has made a significant contribution to the Triangle community.  Application deadline is March 15, 2013.

The iContact Foundation Scholarship promotes educational advancement by offering competitive scholarship opportunities for the children of persons employed by iContact at any time from its creation in 2003 through February 2012. Application deadline is March 30, 2013.

The Umesh and Usha Gulati Scholarship will support graduating seniors from Durham’s Southern High School with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Recipients will be selected based on academic merit, financial need, and an outstanding motivation for higher education success.  Application deadline is March 30, 2013.

The Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake County will provide financial awards for refugee and immigrant high school graduates who reside in Wake County to continue their education in a post-secondary setting. Application deadline is April 15, 2013.

If you need additional assistance, please contact Gina Andersen, Scholarships and Community Outreach Coordinator, at Gina@trianglecf.org or (919) 474-8370.

The Durham Tech Foundation will be participating in this year’s Spring Fling to raise awareness about the scholarships and emergency aid that we offer. Visit our table and learn more about these valuable resources. Just for stopping by, you’ll be eligible to win prizes including bookstore gift cards, restaurant gift certificates, t-shirts, water bottles, and other fun prizes.

Dates and Locations

Tuesday, March 26: Main Campus, noon – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27: Orange County Campus, 1 – 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 28: Northern Durham Center, 1 – 2 p.m.

Students: Please be aware that the application period for scholarships will run from March 1 – April 15. Awards will be applied to fall 2013 (and for some, also spring 2014) costs.

Questions? Call 919-536-7265, ext. 6002.

The Assistance League Triangle Area, a nonprofit volunteer organization, assists individuals in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina (Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties) through service, resources and financial support. They offer scholarships valued at $1,000 to $2,500 per academic year. Funds must be used for tuition and educational expenses.

Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors-
Due February 22, 2013 to your guidance counselor, and should be postmarked by March 1, 2013

  • Live in the Research Triangle area
  • Plan to enroll as freshmen at any of North Carolina’s post-secondary educational or technical institutions
  • Have grade point averages of 2.5 or better
  • Be a US Citizen or have permanent resident status

Scholarship for Working Single Mothers-
Must be postmarked by March 1, 2013

  • Be actively working single mothers residing in the Research Triangle area
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED by June 2010
  • Currently attend or plan to enroll at any of North Carolina’s post-secondary educational or technical institutions
  • Be a US Citizen or have permanent resident status

Scholarship for Health Care Profession Students
Must be postmarked by March 1, 2013

  • Reside in the Research Triangle area
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED by June 2010
  • Currently attend or plan to enroll at any North Carolina community college to pursue a certificate, diploma or associate’s degree in the health care professions
  • Be a US Citizen or have permanent resident status.

For the programs listed above, scholarship renewal may be available to students with a college grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and above.

Visit the website of the Assistance League of the Triangle Area for applications and more information.

The North Carolina CPA Foundation Inc., was established in 1980 to further the development of accounting education and the accounting profession in North Carolina. The membership of the Foundation is composed of members of the North Carolina Association of CPAs Board of Directors. These scholarships are made possible solely through the generosity of voluntary donations from individual association members, supporting the profession by assisting the next generation.

The awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. In addition, all qualified applicants were offered a complimentary one-year NCACPA membership. Applications are available online from December 1 to February 13. Click here for more information and to access the online application or contact NCACPA at (800) 722-2836.

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