William H. Andrews/HAWS Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Winston-Salem Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must pursue or plan to pursue an undergraduate degree. Traditional and non-traditional students are eligible to apply.
  3. Must be listed on the lease of a property owned or managed by the Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem (HAWS).
  4. Must have a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher at the time of initial application. Please note: College students with a history of poor college grades, but who have not been in college in the last two years, will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  5. Must demonstrate evidence of community involvement or school activities including any awards or leadership roles.
  6. Must be enrolled full time (12 or more hours per semester) if a traditional-age student. Non-traditional students are encouraged to enroll full time, but must be enrolled in at least six credits per semester.

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

Description: 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).

Application requirements for the William H. Andrews/HAWS Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: 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: $600 to $1,200 annually. Students must reapply each year and are strongly encouraged to complete a two-year degree in two academic years, a certificate program in one academic year, a four-year degree in four academic years, and a transfer degree in four academic years. 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 $900.

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, a copy of GED diploma, or college grade transcript, whichever is the most recent; and one letter of recommendation (as described in the application). 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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