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Home to the oldest state university in the U.S. (the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), it comes as no surprise that residents and students of the Tar Heel State have a high priority for continued education. With the rising costs of tuition, books, room and board, fees, and more, the dreams of a college education can seem almost out of budget. Luckily, there are plenty of scholarships for North Carolina residents to help pay for the costs of college. Even if you aren’t a current resident of North Carolina but plan to attend a school in the state, such as University of North Carolina at: Chapel Hill (UNC), Duke University, Wake Forest University, or North Carolina State University (NCSU), you may also be qualified for these scholarships for North Carolina students. Check out our directory of North Carolina scholarships, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Carol Bond Fund Community College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are pursuing a degree in environmental sciences or environmental education at a community college in North Carolina during the upcoming academic year. Students must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 28
2019

NC Safewater Fund/GHD Clean Water Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are first-year graduate students studying engineering with a concentration in the water environment in an ABET-accredited engineering curriculum at a University of North Carolina campus. Students must be residents of North Carolina and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 28
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Unigo Superpower Scholarship 2019

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved with Becca's Closet are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

William H. and Lena M. Petree Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Forsyth County, NC, who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must demonstrate leadership, school service, and community service during high school.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 1
2019

William H. Andrews/HAWS Scholarship

This scholarship is open to traditional and non-traditional undergraduate students who live in housing owned or managed by the Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher (college students who have been out of school for two or more years with lower grades may be considered on a case-by-case basis).

Total: $1200 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 1
2019

William Ragsdale Froelich Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who are residents of Alleghany County, NC, who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must demonstrate financial need, community involvement and/or employment, and a desire to impact the world in a positive manner.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Willis H. Overby Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside and attend school in Stokes County, NC, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must demonstrate financial need as well as outstanding leadership, school service, and community involvement.

Total: $600 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Winston-Salem Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in The Winston-Salem's Foundation service area. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and demonstrate outstanding leadership, school service, and community involvement.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved in community service, including, but not limited to Becca's Closet, are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Jonathan LaRon Skinner Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County (NC) high school and reside in The Winston-Salem Foundation's service area. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019