Sam L. Booke, Sr. Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$6,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Winston-Salem Foundation

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 graduating high school senior.
  3. Must attend a public high school in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (NC) school system.
  4. Must pursue an undergraduate mathematics degree and demonstrate the potential to achieve the career goal to which he/she aspires. The student must also demonstrate excellence in mathematics in both course selection and grades.
  5. Must demonstrate evidence of scholarship, including appropriate selection of high school curriculum and a ranking in the top 15 percent of his/her class.
  6. Must plan to enroll full time.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County (NC) public high school. Students must plan to pursue an undergraduate mathematics degree and rank in the top 15 percent of their class.

Application requirements for the Sam L. Booke, Sr. Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: All applicants for this award must demonstrate evidence that they have already shown interest in and concern for being a contributing member of society. In order to be eligible to apply for financial aid from the Foundation, 50 percent or more of the student's college courses must be taken in a traditional classroom setting. A Student Aid committee of The Winston-Salem Foundation will select recipients. The committee reserves the right to rescind an award should a recipient's circumstances change, such as failure to graduate from high school or failure to enroll at an accredited institution. The Foundation reserves the right to withhold the award in the event that no applicants are deemed to meet the qualifications. Financial need will not be a consideration in the selection of the recipient. Students related to employees of AON Consulting are not eligible for this scholarship.

Award Amount: $1,500 annually, renewable for three additional years if the student maintains a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and continues to pursue a mathematics degree. The student must forward an official transcript to the Foundation by July 1 each year for renewal. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. Once recipient(s) have been selected, checks will be issued jointly to the college and to the recipient, and will be mailed to the recipient's home address for the student to deliver to the college's financial aid office. Separate checks will be issued for fall and spring semesters. Check processing requires approximately two weeks.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $6,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Program information is available on the Winston-Salem Foundation website. To apply for this award, the student must complete the Foundation's Common Application in its entirety. The student must register an account with his/her email address to access the application. The online application system will automatically identify those scholarship opportunities for which the student appears to be eligible based on information he/she enters in the "Basic Information and Qualifying Criteria" section of the application. The student may apply for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible via the Common Application. In addition to a completed Common Application, the student must submit the following materials: an official high school grade transcript through at least the first semester of the 12th grade (must include SAT scores and class rank); and a letter of recommendation from his/her math teacher. The application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadline indicated in order to receive consideration.
Contact: Edna Barker
Address: 751 W. Fourth St. Suite 200 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-2702

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