Edward Gore/General Hugh Shelton Leadership Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 3, 2023

Friday
Awarded By:

North Carolina 4-H Youth Development Department

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a rising college freshman.
  3. Must be a 4-H member.
  4. Must plan to enroll full time.
  5. Must plan to attend Campbell University or North Carolina State University.
  6. Must be a resident of North Carolina.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for North Carolina high school seniors who are 4-H members. Students must plan to attend Campbell University or North Carolina State University.

Application requirements for the Edward Gore/General Hugh Shelton Leadership Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Photograph
  • Test scores
  • Resume
Additional Information: Please note: All eligible students must have filed an application for admission to at least one institution of higher learning, and must arrange for and take the SAT and/or ACT. It is the student's responsibility to make all arrangements for college admissions. Selection will be based on the following: 4-H record (50 percent); scholastic achievement as measured by performance in high school courses (25 percent); and college aptitude as measured by performance on college entrance exams, such as the SAT and ACT (25 percent). Recipients will be selected in March. Recipients must attend the 4-H Scholarships and Awards Luncheon held during the N.C. 4-H Congress and the luncheon at the annual Shelton Forum. Recipients may be required to attend the CALS Donor Recognition Event in the fall.

Award Amount: $2,000 for the recipient's freshman year. The award is renewable for three additional years at $1,500 if the student maintains a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. All 4-H scholarships will be paid directly to the college or university. They will not be made payable to the recipient nor his/her parents.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 3, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 3, 2023

Submit by the deadline.
Contact: Shannon McCollum
Address: Campus Box 7655, NCSU 512 Brickhaven Road, Suite 210 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7655

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