Sergeant Mickey Hutchens Leadership Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Winston-Salem Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards 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 who attends an accredited public or private high school in Forsyth or Yadkin counties (NC).
  3. Must be a resident of Forsyth or Yadkin counties in North Carolina.
  4. Preference for the scholarships will be for dependent children of active local law enforcement agency.
  5. Must have a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must pursue a full-time undergraduate degree from an accredited postsecondary institution.
  7. Must demonstrate outstanding leadership, integrity, school service, and significant community service.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Forsyth and Yadkin counties in North Carolina who demonstrate outstanding leadership, integrity, school service, and significant community service; preference is given to dependents of an active member of a local law enforcement agency. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and some financial need.

Application requirements for the Sergeant Mickey Hutchens Leadership Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Tax return
Additional Information: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, but eligibility is not restricted to lower incomes. The student's merit will be considered to a greater degree. 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.

Award Amount: $750 annually, non-renewable. 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 $750.

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: high school grade transcript through at least the first semester of the 12th grade; and a signed copy of his/her parents' federal tax return from last year. The application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadline indicated in order to receive consideration.
About Winston-Salem Foundation:
Contact Information: Edna Barker, Student Aid Associate
Address: 751 W. Fourth St. Suite 200 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-2702

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