P.E.O. Scholarship (Chapter O):   $1,500 non-renewable
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be a female
Be on track to graduate in 2020 from a Henderson County School
Be accepted into a 4 year college or university and plan to enroll there in the fall of 2014
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 unweighted
To be selected you must demonstrate/have:
Excellence in academics
Involvement in extra-curricular activities
Leadership
Potential for future success
Community service
Evidence of financial need
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina scholarships:    Varying amounts
Deadlines:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Meet various eligibility requirements as specified (differs for each scholarship)
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Financial need (unless otherwise noted)
Academic achievement or potential (based on class rank, GPA, and SAT scores)
A history of active participation in school activities, community service, extracurricular involvement, and/or work experience
Strong moral character
Various characteristics as specified (differs for each scholarship)
Apply Online

Henderson County Education Foundation Scholarships:   amounts vary
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must:
Demonstrate various eligibility criteria as specified for each scholarship
Apply Online

 

Arthur K. and Sylvia S. Lee Scholarship:  2 year/ Community College Scholarship
Deadline: TBD
Application

Matthew C. Graziadel Achievement Scholarship Award:  $1500

Deadline: TBD

To be eligible:  All students with a disability, including students enrolled in the Occupational Course of Study and students who will be graduating with a Graduation Certificate.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE (Spanish) 

Light on the Hill Society Scholarship:    $2,000 – $2,500
Deadline: TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Be African-American
Attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Academic achievement
Community service
Leadership qualities
Apply Online

The League of Women Voters of Henderson County: $500

Deadline: TBD

To be eligible:

You must be on track to graduate in June

Have Volunteer Work

Apply Online

Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation Scholarships:    $2,000 – $2,500
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Plan to attend Blue Ridge Community College
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 unweighted
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Academic Accomplishment
Financial Need
Apply Online

Tryon Riding and Hunting Club-   $500 or more
Deadline: TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Be a member of a local or national Equestrian Club
Apply Online

SMU Hunt Leadership Scholars Program:    $168,000 ($42,000 per year, renewable for 4 years)
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Attend Southern Methodist University
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Leadership
Scholarship
Apply Online

National Honor Society Scholarships:     up to $25,000
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Be a member of the National Honor Society
Apply Online

Ione M. Allen Music Scholarship:    based on scholarship fund assets; renewable for 3 years
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Demonstrate a musical aptitude
Plan to attend a musical conservatory or an educational institution with a music department of recognized standing
Demonstrate financial need
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Academic achievement
Apply Online

Jordan Scholarship:    based on scholarship fund assets; renewable for 3 years
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Demonstrate traits of high personal character, leadership, and ambition
Demonstrate academic merit and financial need
Apply Online 

East Carolina University Military Science Scholarships:    up to $80,000
Click here for more details! 
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must:
Plan to serve in the North Carolina National Guard

North Carolina Extension and Community Association Scholarship:     $800
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Plan to attend any North Carolina college
To be selected:
Priority is given to Family and Consumer Sciences students
See your counselor to apply

Civitan Scholarship:   $2,000
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020 from a Henderson County High School
Be selected by WHHS’s Scholarship Committee
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Scholastic ability
Good character
Involvement in a variety of extra-curricular activities
Financial need
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

State Employees Credit Union 2016 “People Helping People” Scholarship:   $10,000 (payable @ $1,250 per semester)
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020 from a Henderson County School
Be accepted and plan to attend a one of the 16 constituent campuses of the UNC System
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 unweighted
To be selected you must demonstrate/have:
Parents or guardians who are public sector employees who live and work in North Carolina
Excellence of Character
Involvement in numerous extra-curricular activities
Leadership
Integrity
Community Service and Involvement
See your guidance counselor to request to be a WHHS nominee

WACE National Co-op Scholarship:    $24,000 to $30,000
Deadline: TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Plan to attend one of the 10 WACE Partner Institutions
Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher
Apply Online 

Scholarship Buddy North Carolina:    Varying amounts
Deadlines:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Meet various eligibility requirements as specified (differs for each scholarship)
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Various characteristics as specified (differs for each scholarship)
Apply Online 

Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships:    three $2,000 scholarships (statewide); one $1,000 scholarship (local)
Deadline: TBD –  Turn into Ms. Nichols – Applications available in Google Classroom
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Plan to attend a 2 year or 4 year college or university
Minimum GPA or class rank varies for each scholarship
Minimum SAT or ACT score varies for each scholarship
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community)
Good character
See your guidance counselor to apply

NC Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship- $2,000

*Graduating senior of an accredited North Carolina high school pursuing a degree at a school of higher learning, either a 2-year or 4-year college or university

*An unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5

*An SAT score of 990 to 1130 or an ACT composite score of 20 to 24

* Applicants are also judged based on their service to school, community and church, as well as their good character, integrity and leadership potential.

Deadline: TBD

Apply Online

The Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship- $2000

Eligibility- any student who is currently graduating from an accredited high school in North Carolina and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall, and who is declaring as his/her major an area of the fine arts.

This is a one-year non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $2000.

Eligibility Requirements:

a.  Academic rank in top 20% of class

b.  Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25

c.  Good character

d.  Participation in extra-curricular activities (school & community)

e.  Financial need–not the primary consideration

Deadline: TBD

Apply Online

Henderson County DREAM Scholarship:    $2,500 per year
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Face the mandate of paying out-of-state tuition due to undocumented status
Be on track to graduate in 2020
See your guidance counselor to apply

FIDM National Scholarship: $31,500
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Plan to attend one of the 4 FIDM schools in California
Plan to major in Interior Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communications, or Merchandising & Marketing
Apply Online

Suzannah Blackwell Memorial Scholarship: four $500 scholarships
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Be an Exceptional English Learner (formerly called ESL students)
Plan to enroll full time at an accredited university
Apply Online

Arbuckle Scholarship:   $1,000
Deadline:        TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020 from a Henderson County School
Be accepted and plan to attend an accredited college or university within the Southern Appalachian Region
Pursue a degree in fisheries and wildlife management, aquaculture, freshwater biology, or other related fields
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Academic potential
Personal motivation and commitment to preserving coldwater fisheries
A desire to pursue work which relates to fresh water fisheries and/or native trout populations
See your guidance counselor to apply

Emma Dietrich Scholarship:   four $13,000 scholarships ($1,300 per semester for up to 10 semesters)
Deadline:    TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020 from a Henderson County High School
Be a male
Preference is given to students who demonstrate/have:
Community service
Leadership roles
Part time work outside of school
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship:    unknown
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be a minority student
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate:
A cumulative GPA or 2.5 or higher
Leadership within the community and school
See your guidance counselor to apply

Rotary Club of Hendersonville Scholarship:    $8,000 ($2,000 per year, renewable)
Deadline:    TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Academic achievement
Financial need
Participation and leadership in community based volunteer projects
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

Etowah Lions Club Scholarships:   four $1000 awards
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Live in the WHHS school district (all 4 scholarships are awarded to WHHS, homeschool, and private school students only)
To be selected you must demonstrate/have:
A will to work, learn, and pursue higher education
Financial need
Good moral character
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship:    $750
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Show a firm intention to enter the field of Accounting
Be on track to graduate in 2020
See your guidance counselor to apply

Trooper Shawn Blanton Memorial Scholarship:   five $1,000 scholarships
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Be a female varsity softball player
To be selected you must:
Write a 300+ word essay about your extracurricular activities and community functions
Email Mrs. Nichols for application instructions

PB&J Scholarship   $500-$1000

Deadline: TBD

To be eligible you must-
– We are looking for students who have experienced challenges in their life and who have the drive to succeed.
-Seniors planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college

APPLY ONLINE

Asheville Home Builders Association Scholarship:   up to $1,000
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Plan to major in a construction-related field
See your guidance counselor to apply

Self-Help Credit Union Scholarship:    $1,000
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Have done community service and/or volunteer work
Application in the Seniors Google Classroom

West Henderson Community Involvement Scholarship:   two $500 awards
Deadline:    TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate/have:
Strong dedication to volunteer work
Documented evidence of community involvement hours
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

Rev Dr. James A McMinn Leadership Award: $500
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Be an African American student at a HCPS high school
Plan to further your education at a 2 or 4 year university
See your guidance counselor to apply

Trena Anderson Barishnikov Memorial HOSA Scholarship:   amount varies
Deadline:       TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Plan to enroll in a Health Science Education program in college
Have a 3.0 or higher GPA
Be an active member of HOSA
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

StudentScholarships.org:    Varying amounts
Deadlines:   ongoing — new scholarships posted frequently
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Meet various eligibility requirements as specified (differs for each scholarship)
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Various characteristics as specified (differs for each scholarship)
Apply Online

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship (Chapter B):   $2,500 non-renewable
Deadline:      TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be a female
Be on track to graduate in 2020 from a Henderson County School
Plan to attend a 4 year college or university
Be enrolled in that college or university no later than Fall 2018
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 unweighted
To be selected you must demonstrate/have:
Excellence in academics
Involvement in numerous extra-curricular activities
Leadership
Career goals – show potential for future success
Community Service
Pick up application in the Counseling Office

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship (Chapter V):   $2,500 non-renewable
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be a female
Be on track to graduate in 2020 from a Henderson County School
Plan to attend a 4 year college or university
Be enrolled in that college or university no later than Fall 2018
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 unweighted
To be selected you must demonstrate/have:
Excellence in academics
Involvement in numerous extra-curricular activities
Leadership
Career goals – show potential for future success
Community Service
Pick up application in the Counseling Office- return to Mrs. Nichols by Deadline

The Gates Scholarship: full tuition for four years
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian/Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaska Native
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Be pell-eligible (total family income of $50,000 or less)
Be a US citizen, national or permanent resident
Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.3
To be selected you must:
Rank in the top 10% of your graduating class
Have demonstrated leadership ability as shown through participation in community service or extracurricular activities
Have exceptional personal success skills (emotional maturity, perseverance, motivation, etc.)

The Davidson College Bryan Scholarship:   $35,000 annually
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Attend Davidson College
Be an outstanding student-athlete
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Academic and Personal Excellence
Leadership in the classroom and in your sport
Strong promise of significant impact in your classes and in your life on campus
Potential for success in Davidson’s NCAA Division I Athletic Program
Your Counselor Recommendation Form and Resume must be to Mrs. Nichols by deadline

John M. Belk Scholarship:   full tuition plus two special study stipends
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Attend Davidson College
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Superior intellectual and personal achievement
Significant leadership ability
Integrity
Global awareness
Your Counselor Recommendation Form and Resume must be to Mrs. Nichols by deadline

Morehead Cain Foundation Scholarship:  Full tuition plus extras for four years
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Attend UNC Chapel Hill
Be an outstanding scholar and leader
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Moral Force of Character
Scholarship
Physical Vigor
Leadership
Your UNC application must be in by October 15 deadline as well
Your Counselor Recommendation Form and Resume must be to Mrs. Nichols by deadline for school nomination process

Park Scholarship:     $111,000 over four years
Deadline:    TBD
To be eligible you must:
Attend North Carolina State University
Be an outstanding scholar and leader
Be a permanent US citizen and resident
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must demonstrate:
Service
Scholarship
Character
Leadership
Your Counselor Recommendation Form and Resume must be to Mrs. Nichols by deadline

Levine Scholars Program:   Full tuition, room, and board for four years
Deadline:  TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be on track to graduate in 2020
Attend UNC Charlotte
Score 1350-1600 on the SAT or score 29-36 on the ACT composite
Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.8 – 4.0
To be selected you must demonstrate/have:
An academic record that reflects a sustained intellectual curiosity
A capacity for ethical leadership
Commitment to community service
Your Counselor Recommendation Form and Resume must be to Mrs. Nichols by deadline

QuestBridge Scholarship:    full 4-year scholarship
Deadline:   TBD
To be eligible you must:
Be a high-achieving, low-income student
Be on track to graduate in 2020
To be selected you must:
Have family income of $65,000 or less
Earn A’s in the most challenging courses available
Rank in the top 5-10% of your graduating class

Additional Scholarship Websites:

Student Scholarships .Org

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