DECHS Scholarship Newsletter #8
March 27, 2018
Welcome, Seniors of the Class of 2018!
We are fast approaching some very important deadlines. Get your minds in gear quickly about the following!
- Take admissions tests (SAT and ACT) – YOU MUST REGISTER SOON!!!
- Apply to college - You need to be checking specific college websites for application deadlines IMMEDIATELY and for college specific scholarship information.
Guide to scholarship information / notations for the DECHS Scholarship Newsletter: In all cases, please ask for help if you have questions, or if something is not clear.
- CRATE: If the word “cart” precedes the scholarship listing, you will find that scholarship in the cart.
- NOT IN CRATE: These scholarships will not be found in the cart, but will most likely have online applications.
CRATE - Davidson County Student Information Association Scholarship – A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying Davidson County senior. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must plan to pursue a degree at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applications must be turned in to Mrs. Wilson by April 6, 2018.
NEW! CRATE – North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation – Applicants must be NC residents and must plan to pursue a degree in accounting. Scholarship awards are in the amount of $750. Applications are due by April 15, 2018. Students are to mail the application to the address provided on the application.
NOT IN CRATE – BigSun Scholarship – The BigSun organization is proud to continue helping young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. The successful applicant will be a high school senior and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. To apply for this $500 scholarship, please visit www.bigsunathletics.com and complete the application by June 19, 2018.
NOT IN CART – North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Scholarship – In appreciation for the service and sacrifices of North Carolina’s war veterans, a four year scholarship program has been established for the qualifying children of certain class or category of deceased, disabled, combat, or POW/MIA veterans. For more information about this scholarship, please contact your local Veteran’s Service Office or call 844-NC4VETS, or log onto www.NC4VETS.com.
NOT IN CART – Sleep Health Scholarship – This scholarship is offered through MattressHelp.org and was created to spread awareness about sleep as a public health issue and to help students cut down the rising costs of higher education. Each student who is awarded our scholarship will be given $1,000 towards their university or college fees. All of the details can be found at https://mattresshelp.org/scholarship. The scholarship must be submitted by September 25, 2018.
NOT IN CART – Suntrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes - High school seniors and current undergraduate college students can enter for a chance to win a $500 scholarship for their college expenses. Students may enter once every two weeks, up to 15 times during the sweepstakes period. One winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 30, 2017 through May 14, 2018. Students can begin registering September 12, 2017. For complete details, please visit www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes.
NOT IN CART – Walker Morgan Scholarship – Applicants for this $2,500 scholarship must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and applicant, or direct family member of applicant, must have been personally affected by an injury at some time. The application may be found at https://www.walkermorgan.com/#scholarship-application and must be submitted by May 31, 2018.
College and Scholarship Search Web sites
The following list outlines a variety of Web sites available for students who are interested in gathering information related to college and scholarship searches. Please note that some of these Web sites will send visitors to sites that request money for additional searches. The counselors ask that you investigate such searches completely before offering any monetary payments.