Charles & Robin Paul Scholarship Award Opportunity
- Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent).
- Must be a current resident of Forsyth County.
- Must be on a path to pursuing higher education.
Preference is given to students planning to or currently attending WSSU. This includes those who've taken time away from their continuing education, those who never began a post-high school program, and those who are already working toward a degree and promising career.
See more details and apply for the Charles & Robin Paul Scholarship here.
CCF Program Director
336-663-6794 (ext. 2)
Dr. Julian Mitton is a medical doctor based in San Francisco. He wants to help the next generation of healthcare students in the United States, and would like to give back through the “Dr Julian Mitton Scholarship for Healthcare Students”. This scholarship is available for students in the United States who are currently enrolled in a university or high school students that have plans to attend a university. The scholarship is meant to help a deserving student with scholarship funding who wishes to become a healthcare professional.
Here is some brief information about our scholarship:
- Award of $1,000 to a Single Student
- Deadline for this scholarship is October 15, 2023
- A winner will be announced by November 15, 2023
The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation is a charity dedicated to the support of women in nine southeastern states.
In accordance with guidelines prescribed by the founder, the grantee institutions award scholarships on the basis of need to Christian women who reside in one of the specified southern states. (AL, FL GA, LA, MS. NC, SC, TN and VA)
- Christian Southern Women ONLY
- Maintain a GPA of 3.00
- Must Complete a FAFSA
- full-time Enrollment
Applications are available in the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
For general information please visit the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation website.
We are pleased to announce that HBCU Living Legends will again offer $1,000 scholarships to students currently enrolled in North Carolina’s eleven historically black colleges and universities. Please announce this great opportunity to your student body. Starting now, students can apply by clicking the Scholarships tab on the HBCU Living Legends Gala website.
The application deadline is May 15, 2023.
Every two years, HBCU Living Legends, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, celebrates major accomplishments of alumni of North Carolina’s HBCU’s who have made significant impacts on their communities – local, state, national, and international. At the same time, we also award scholarships to deserving students currently enrolled in these institutions.
- Priority 1 – a child or step-child of a North Carolina Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff
- Priority 2 – a child or step-child of any North Carolina law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty
- Priority 3 – a child or step-child of a North Carolina Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff who is deceased or retired (regular or disability)
- Priority 4 – an academically eligible North Carolina criminal justice student with demonstrated financial need (applicants must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA)
The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Friday August 4, 2023.
North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Criminal Justice Scholarship Application
The Reynolda Rotary Clarence "Big House" Gaines Memorial Scholarship was established in special recognition of Reynolda Rotarian Clarence "Big House" Gaines to help students from Cook Elementary School attend Winston-Salem State University. Students who attended Cook Elementary School during the 2003-2004 school year and/or later and who meet the qualifications may be considered for this scholarship.
Gaines was a pillar of the Winston-Salem Community, serving in many professional and civic organizations, including the Reynolda Rotary Club where he was a charter member.
These awards provide mentoring and financial assistance to alum of Cook Elementary School for educational-related expenses to attend Forsyth Tech or WSSU.
Two Awards Available
- up to $2,000 per year of study up to two years at Forsyth Tech Comm College
- up to $5000 per year of study up to four years at Winston-Salem State University
- Must have attended Cook Elementary School for at least years
- Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent)
- Must be current student of or planning to attend WSSU or Forsyth Tech
- Must have the GPA minimum required for admission into WSSU or Forsyth Tech
Since 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has provided scholarships to qualified students attending one of our nation's public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). TMCF scholarships are awarded annually to students meeting the TMCF eligibility criteria. To apply for scholarships (applications deadlines vary) or to learn more, visit the Thurgood Marshall College Fund website.
Winston-Salem State University
- Incoming Freshman ONLY
- Have a minimum 800 SAT score or Composite ACT score of at least 19
- Maintain a GPA of 3.00
- Must complete a FAFSA
Provide a high school transcript to WSSU OSFA (Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid).
For general information please visit The Pittsburgh Foundation website.
The Sallie Mae Fund's Completing the Dream Scholarship Program
Helping students access and complete higher education
In partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, The Sallie Mae Fund’s Completing the Dream Scholarship Program helps increase access and completion of higher education among students of color and those from underserved communities.
Minority students and those from marginalized communities face long standing inequities when it comes to accessing and completing college.
The Sallie Mae Fund's Completing the Dream Scholarship Program will award: 800 Scholarships, in 3 Years, for a total of $1.95 million.
- 75 $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors to access higher education
- 780 scholarships of up to $2,500 to help students complete post-secondary education
- 30 $10,000 scholarships to help graduate students access and complete their degrees
Who is eligible?
The Completing the Dream Scholarships are available to minority students and those from marginalized or underserved communities, including Black, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Indigenous, LGBTQ+, low-income, first generation, and students from rural communities, among others. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and Pell Grant-eligible.
Learn more about applying for the Sallie Mae scholarship, go to the Sallie Mae Scholarship Opportunities web page or the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships web page.
For official scholarship rules, visit the Sallie Mae Scholarship Opportunities web page. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
Ends December 31, 2023.
The Baltimore Alumni Chapter of Winston Salem State University (WSSU) will start accepting applications for 2023-2024 scholarships on May 1, 2023. Baltimore Chapter was established to promote and support individuals in their pursuit of higher education at Winston Salem State University. Every year, since the founding of the organization, scholarships have been awarded to outstanding students with the goal of having students return to support the many efforts of the Baltimore Chapter.
WSSUNAA - Baltimore Scholarship Application 2023-2024
Deadline and Submission:
Please submit the completed application via email: email@example.com.Due Date: June 5, 2023
Jared Kamrass is a political consultant based in Cincinnati, OH. He wants to help the next generation of students interested in public service in the United States, and would like to give back through the “Jared Kamrass Scholarship for Public Service”. This scholarship is available for students in the United States who are currently enrolled in a university or high school students who have plans to attend a university for a career in public service. The scholarship is meant to help a deserving student with scholarship funding who wishes to work in public service.
Here is some brief information about our scholarship:
Award of $1,000 to a Single Student
- Deadline for this scholarship is December 15, 2023
- A winner will be announced by January 15, 2024
The application is open to college undergraduate and graduate students along with their parents/guardians until June 30, 2023!
The Scott-Herndon Educational Foundation was founded in 2022 by the descendants of Garland and Bertha Scott Herndon for the express purpose of assisting individuals from under-represented populations in their efforts to pursue careers in vocational arts and education.
In 2022, the Scott-Herndon Educational Foundation awarded $3,000 in scholarships to three (3) worthy recipients in N.C. This year, the Scott-Herndon Educational Foundation will be awarding $8,000 in scholarships to eight (8) applicants for the Fall semester, and an additional $3,000 in gap funding for the second semester.
Applications are now being accepted for the Fall semester scholarships. Candidates can apply until June 30th. Awards will be distributed in mid-July.
In addition to the application, applicants are required to provide the following:
1) An Official Transcript
2) Two (2) academic or work signed reference letters.
3) Two (2) signed Reference Evaluation Forms (attached).
Please submit two academic or work references.
Distribute the following Reference Evaluation Form to your evaluators.
Submit this form at least 3 weeks in advance of any required submission date to allow sufficient time to write a recommendation letter.
Evaluators should email the completed document to: Scottherndonfoundation@gmail.com.
Applicants should mail Official Transcripts to the following address:
Scott- Herndon Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 4545
Cary, NC 27519
References/Evaluators should email the completed documents to Scottherndonfoundation@gmail.com.
If you have any questions about any of the above, please contact us at Scottherndonfoundation@gmail.com.
Pilzer Klein, PC. is happy to present the $2,500 worth Fighting Cancer Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a student diagnosed with or recovering from cancer who best details their experience with their diagnosis and their hopes for the future. Interested applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Have personal experience contending with cancer, i.e., a recent diagnosis and/or childhood diagnosis.
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Write and submit an essay responding to the topic described.
The deadline for submission is June 15, 2023.
The scholarship will be awarded to the most original submission that meets all required guidelines