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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.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Transfer Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are planning to transfer to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The student must not be a resident of Louisiana and must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Incoming Freshmen Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who have been admitted to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as incoming freshmen (12 or fewer college credits) and are not residents of Louisiana. The student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1050 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship

This award is available to North Carolina high school seniors who are planning to enroll full time at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Awards are based on financial need, merit, leadership, and character.

Total: $12000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Ross Skelton Memorial Scholarship

The Ross Skelton Memorial Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must be majoring in engineering and must reside in or attend school in North or South Carolina.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship

The Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must reside in or attend a college or university in North or South Carolina.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2020

I Have a Dream Scholarship

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 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program - Undergraduate Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are enrolled at an HBCU (Historically Black College/University) pursuing an undergraduate degree in the sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1875 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 31
2020

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program - High School Seniors

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend an HBCU (Historically Black College/University) and have a career in the sciences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an ACT score of 21 or higher or an SAT score of 1150 or higher.

Total: $1875 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Linda Moore Endowment Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are reside in an eligible Southern state. Applicants must major in nursing and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

SERC Endowment Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of an eligible Southern state. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Shirley A. Dreyer Memorial Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of North Carolina. The student must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1400 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Wilhelmina M. & Richard Herbin Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of North Carolina and studying business or business management at eligible North Carolina public institutions. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2200 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020