SCHOLARSHIPS - 2018-19Scholarship Opportunities:*NOTE: If you receive a scholarship offer, please bring your documentation to the Guidance Office so we can keep track of it.SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:--QuestBridge - The 2018 QuestBridge National College Math for high school seniors is now open. The free,online application is due September 27, 2018. QuestBridge is a nationally recognized nonprofit that connects high-achieving, low-income students to full four-year scholarships at the nation's best colleges. For more information, students can go to https://www.questbridge.org/ Students must be nominated by a school counselor. Students should contact their school counselor if interested.--Gates Scholarship- Eligible students must be: A high school senior; from a minority ethnic group; Pell-eligible; A US citizen, national, or permanent resident; have a minimum GPA of 3.3. Phase 1 of the application is due on Tuesday, September 18,2018. https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship--Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship - For student athletes! This year's winners from our school will compete for 100 scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5000, along with recognition at the state and national levels. Students can apply at wendysheisman.com Deadline to apply is October 17th. Students will need to speak with school counselors about being referred.--GOODNIGHT SCHOLARS PROGRAM - The Goodnight Scholars Program is NCSU's premier scholarship program for low and middle income NC high school STEM students. It is a $20,000 scholarship per year and is renewable for up to four years for first year students. For more information, students can go to GOODNIGHT SCHOLARS Deadline to apply is January 15, 2019. Students must first apply to NCSU by October 15, 2018.--THOMAS WOLFE SCHOLARSHIP - This is a program for gifted student writers interested in attending UNC-CH. More complete information, including the application form, is available on the university's website, http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creative/scholarship/tws Students must first apply to UNC-CH by October 15, 2018, and complete the scholarship application by November 15, 2018.--Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Competition - If you are a girl in the Class of 2019, involved in school and/or community activities, outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics, and the arts, and interested in earning scholarships for college, this program is for you. Students can find out more information at www.DistinguishedYW.org or by emailing @DistinguishedYW.org. Duplin County students would qualify as "At Large." The At Large Date closest to us is September 30th.--Horatio Alger Scholarship Application Information - The eligibility criteria include being enrolled as a full time high school senior interested in a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US, be in critical financial need ($55,000 or lower family income), involvement in community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, maintain a 2.0 GPA, and be a US Citizen. Information can be found at application.horatioalger.org Deadline to apply is October 25.