• SCHOLARSHIPS - 2020-21
    JUST IN!!
    --Longleaf Commitment Grant Program - On May 24th, Govenor Cooper announced the launch of the Longleaf Commitment Program to guarantee that 2021 graduating high school seniors from low and middle income families have a clear, affordable path to earn a college degree. To be considered, a student should apply to attend one of the 58 NC Community Colleges and complete the FAFSA Application. From there, students will automatically be considered for the grant. For more information about the grant, click HERE
    Scholarship Opportunities:
     *NOTE:  If you receive a scholarship offer, please bring your documentation to the Guidance Office so we can have this information for our records.  
     *new scholarships this week are labeled in green
    --45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students - Students can click on the website sponsored by Purdue University Global and scroll down to "Scholarships &  Grants." Students will need to click on each individual scholarship to find out more information. 
    --Alpha Delta Kappa State Scholarships - There are 4 state level scholarships that students can apply for through Kaleidoscope. Please see the document below that gives details for each scholarship. 
    Download: AlphaDeltaKappa
    Deadline to apply: March 1, 2021 CLOSED
    --Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Chi Iota Omega Chapter High School Senior Scholarship - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Chi Iota Omega Chapter is dedicated to providing support for lifelong learning. Chi Iota Omega Chapter offers assistance to graduating seniors throughout Duplin County. Our community, specifically our youth must be poised to compete within our global markets. We realize that education and scholarship are the passports to that opportunity. Therefore, we believe our scholarships will open the door of opportunity for graduating seniors in high school to pursue future aspirations, hopes and dreams in preparation for the world ahead.
    Download: AKA-CIO Scholarship 
    Deadline to apply: March 12, 2021 CLOSED
    --Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships Central - Students can apply for hundreds of available scholarships to be awarded for the 2021-22 academic year to students studying in engineering, accounting, business or other courses of study to enter the automotive field, as well as those training to become automotive, heavy duty or collision repair technicians. Each completed application is considered for all scholarships where the student meets the qualifications. 
    Deadline to apply: March 31, 2021 CLOSED
    --BBB Torch Scholarship - Torch Scholarships are given to college-bound high school juniors, seniors, and college undergraduates who reside or attend school within BBB of Eastern North Carolina's 33-county service area. Scholarship prizes totaling $15,000 will be awarded in Spring 2021. For eligibilty criteria and to access the application, go to the following website:
    Deadline to apply: January 29, 2021 CLOSED
    --Bold.org Mental Health Movement ScholarshipTo normalize conversation and dialogue around mental health, there must be distinct opportunities to support those who have been impacted by mental health struggles toward their largest goals and aspirations. As a small solution, the Mental Health Movement Scholarship will support one student in any field of study who has battled with mental health or has a loved one who has in the past or currently is experiencing mental health concerns.To apply, please share a 300-word essay describing your personal/loved one’s journey and how you want to use these experiences to positively impact the lives of others battling mental illness.
    Deadline to apply: April 24, 2021 CLOSED
    --Bold.org Sander Jennings Spread the Love ScholarshipHigh school and undergraduate students in any field of study are eligible to apply. Applicants will be asked to write a short essay about how their journey with self-love and acceptance has impacted their beliefs, relationships, and aspirations.
    Deadline to apply: April 29, 2021 CLOSED
    --Cancer Fighter Scholarship - The Cancer Fighter Scholarship seeks to honor ten (10) graduating high school seniors from around the nation who have been leaders in the fight against cancer. This includes students who have battled cancer themselves, helped loved ones/friends through cancer, or led the fight against cancer in their school and community. For more information and application instructions, click on the link below:
    Deadline to apply: February 15, 2021 CLOSED
    --cfnc.org - This is a website students can use for some of their college applications and it also has a tool to send transcripts to colleges, but it is also a good resource to search for scholarships. Students should set up a cfnc account and go to the following link for scholarship information:
    --Cirkled In Scholarship - Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Students can get discovered by colleges and increase their success rate for all applications from internships to summer jobs and more. Students can apply by creating an account on the website and clicking "apply now."
    --Chowan University Athletic Scholarship Opportunity (Gymnastics/Tumbling/Competitive Cheer): This school offers opportunities to those with a background in artistic gymnastics, acrobatics gymnastics, trampoline & tumbling, and competitive cheerleading. If you are a student who has experience in one of these areas and are interested in performing at the collegiate level, you can email or fill out the recruiting form for more information:
    Contact: hanejman@chowan.edu cell number: (814)490-9380 
    --Coker University Business Fellows Scholarships - This scholarship from Coker University in Hartsville, South Carolina is for high performing students who are interested in Business Administration. The scholarship is up to $15,000 annually for the top finalist and $10,000 annually for two other finalists. Studens must be nominated by January 25, 2021. For more information, visit the website below.
    Deadline to apply: February 1, 2021 CLOSED
    --College Board Opportunity Scholarships - The class of 2021 is eligible to earn College Board Opportunity Scholarships. This program will guide students through the college planning process, with a chance to earn scholarship money along the way. Each scholarship is open during different months, so make sure students keep track of their progress! Students can join the program by signing in to their College Board (SAT/AP) account and going to the following link:
    --Coca-Cola Scholars FoundationThe Coca Cola Scholars Program, the largest corporate-sponsored, achievement-based scholarship program in the country, is now accepting applications from current high school seniors to become Coca-Cola Scholars and receive one of 150 college scholarships worth $20,000. Students with at least a 3.0 GPA may apply. Full eligibility requirements can be found on the website. 
    Deadline to apply: October 31, 2020 CLOSED
    --Criminal Justice Fellows Program - The Criminal Justice Fellows Program can aid you in achieving your goal of becoming a criminal justice professional. This organization is here to offer you a 100% forgivable loan to go to any NC community college to acquire an Associates Degree. The loan will be forgiven upon 4 years of working in an eligible profession and county. 
    Deadline to apply: May 31, 2021 CLOSED
    --(CTE) John Kirkman Honorary ScholarshipStudents must be a CTE concentrator, be a full time student, have a 3.0 unweighted GPA, and be accepted into an accredited college or university. 
    Deadline to apply: March 15, 2021 CLOSED
    --(CTE) LeeAnn Tuttle-Thomas Memorial Scholarship - Students must be a CTE concentrator, be a full time student, have a 3.0 unweighted GPA, and be accepted into an accredited college or university. 
    Deadline to apply: March 15, 2021 CLOSED
    --Cybersecurity Scholarship Guide - The site was created to serve students interested in cybersecurity by delivering accurate, high quality information presented in a simple, clean format. They have quickly put together the most comprehensive resource available online and are working daily to add additional student resources. To support their mission they are working to get free resources in front of as many students as possible.  Here is a scholarship resource on the site that students might be interested in:
    --Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Duplin County Alumnae Chapter - This is a $500 scholarship that will be available to current male seniors to apply for. Applicants must have a 2.75 GPA or higher and must attend a college or university after graduation. Students must attend a Duplin County school or Pender High School/Pender Early College district. 
    Deadline to apply: March 31, 2021 CLOSED
    --Duplin County Cattleman's Association Scholarship - At least one $500 scholarship will be awarded. The scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Duplin County who plan to attend either a 2-year or 4-year institution in an agriculture related field of study. 
    Deadline to apply: April 15, 2021-4:00pm CLOSED
    --Duplin County Education Foundation (DCEF) Scholarships - The Duplin County Education Foundation awards the following scholarships (listed on the website) to graduating seniors in Duplin County Schools each year. The scholarship awards are given at the annual M. Austin Carter Academic Awards Celebrations.  All student applicants are asked to be present at the celebration.  Please read each scholarship that you are applying for to guarantee that you submit all that is required to make an application.  Incomplete scholarships will not be considered.  For questions, please contact the president of the Education Foundation Board of Directors or Duplin County Schools, 910-296-1521.  
    Deadline to apply: March 12, 2021 CLOSED
    --Duplin Health Science Academy Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to seniors in the Duplin Health  Sciences Academy who plan to attend a four year college/university or a two year community college to pursue a health science degree. This year the scholarship committee will award up to five $500 scholarships to eligible DHSA graduating seniors. Applicants should be in good standing upon applying. 
    Download: DHSA Scholarship
    Deadline to apply: March 5, 2021 CLOSED
    --Duplin-Sampson Winston-Salem State University National Alumni Assn. Scholarship - To be eligible, students must be a high school senior graduating in Duplin or Sampson County; have at least a 3.0 GPA, submit a completed application packet, and interview before the scholarship committee.
    Deadline to apply: April 29, 2021 CLOSED
    --ECU Honors College/ECU Scholars Information - The Honors College is not requiring test scores for the fall 2021 entering class. Students who are unable or choose not to submit test scores will not be at a disadvantage in the Honors College admission process. In order to be eligible to apply to the Honors College, students must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 and/or a minimum weighted GPA of 4.0, and apply to ECU no later than November 25 (application must be complete by this date, including receipt of transcripts). Students who are interested in the ECU Scholars Program must first be accepted to the ECU Honors College. 
    Deadline: ECU application must be complete and turned in by November 25, 2020 CLOSED
    --Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship - This $500 scholarship is designed to inspire greater awareness about mental health and fuel innovative solutions that help the millions of people who are suffering. 
    Deadline to apply: June 1, 2021 CLOSED
     --Elon Teaching Fellows Program Elon Teaching Fellows Program is a four-year sequenced, developmental and transformational $29,500 scholarship opportunity for the preparation of teachers who will become leaders in the field.  After applying to Elon, students may apply to the Fellows Programs until the deadline.
    Deadline to apply: January 15, 2021 CLOSED
    --Farm Bureau Duplin County Scholarship Program - The application needs to be completed and returned to the Duplin County Farm Bureau by the deadline. The eligibility criteria and information that needs to be enclosed with the application is listed below. See your school counselor for more information. 
    Deadline to apply: March 8, 2021 (Must turn in to Duplin Co. Farm Bureau) CLOSED
    --Farm Bureau R. Flake Shaw Scholarship Program - Students should mail or email their completed applications and financial forms to ncfbscholarship@ncfb.org. Eligibility criteria is listed on each application. See your school counselor for more information. 
    Download university application: R. Flake Shaw Univ
    Download community college application: R. Flake Shaw CC
    Download financial form: R. Flake Shaw Financial
    Deadline to apply: March 8, 2021 CLOSED
    --FFA Chapter Scholarship Opportunity (Time Changes Scholarship): A video with more information is posted on the website.
    Deadline to apply: October 1, 2020 CLOSED
     --Gates Scholarship - The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.
    Eligibility requirements:
    • High school senior
    • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
    • Pell-eligible
    • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
    • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

    Website: https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

    Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 CLOSED

    --Going Merry - This website is a free scholarship and financial aid platform.
    Personalized matching can link students to thousands of scholarships.

    Website: https://www.goingmerry.com/

    --Golden LEAF Scholarship Program - The 2021-22 Golden LEAF Scholarship application has been activated. The student's full application packet must be electronically completed and submitted with all required information/documentation via the application system through cfnc.org.

    Website: https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/golden-leaf-4-year-scholarship-program/

    Deadline to apply: March 1, 2021 CLOSED

    --Grow Your Own Duplin County Minority Teachers ScholarshipIn order to meet the increasing demand for top quality teachers and to enhance the diversity of the teaching population of Duplin County Schools, the Duplin County Board of Education has established the Duplin County Minority Teachers Scholarship – Loan. The scholarship provides five graduating seniors who enroll in a community college or university with an intended major in teacher education a scholarship in the amount of $5,000.00 per year, for a maximum of four years. 

    Download: Grow Your Own

    Deadline to apply: March 31, 2021 CLOSED

    --Head Start Scholarship - The NC Head Start Assn. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who completed Head Start. The applicant will need verification from the Head Start Director, Janice Goldsby, of completion of Head Start. Duplin County is "CLUSTER A."

    Download: Head Start Scholarship

    Deadline to apply: Friday, March 26, 2021 CLOSED

     --Heisman High School Scholarship - High school student athletes are recognized throughout the country for academic and athletic achievements as well as their community service. Students can go to the website to learn more about the scholarship.

    Deadlline: October 20, 2020 CLOSED
    --Herter-O'Neal Scholarship (NC Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association) - The scholarship is open to students pursuing a college degree (Associates or Bachelors) in a business-related field of study. 

    Download flyer: Brochure

    Download application: Application

    Deadline to apply: March 17, 2021 CLOSED

     --Horation Alger Scholarship - Students should have critical financial need; have integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity; have a minimum GPA of 2.0; be a US Citizen. 

    Website: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/66358-Horation-Alger-Association

    Deadline to apply: October 25, 2020 CLOSED

    --Instapot Life Zest for Cooking Scholarship - Students who have a passion for cooking and who are a U.S. Citizen should apply. The award amount is $1,125.

    Website: https://instapot.life/cooking-scholarship/

    Deadline to apply: April 1, 2021 CLOSED

    --ISN Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship - Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, ISN will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students. Entries are now being accepted for the Winter scholarship, which runs from January 16th 2021-April 16th 2021. 

    Website: https://www.inspectionsupport.net/resources/scholarships/

    Deadline to apply: April 16, 2021 CLOSED

      --Jack Kent Cooke Foundation ScholarshipThe Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.

    Website: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/

    Deadline to apply: October 30, 2020 CLOSED

    --Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship - The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

    Website: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

    Deadline to apply: February 21, 2021 CLOSED

    --James Sprunt Community College 2021-22 Academic Year Scholarship Application - This year the JSCC Foundation Scholarships, the JSCC Herring Scholarship, and the JSCC Presidential Scholarship have all been combined under one link. Students will fill out one application for all scholarships. Students are encouraged to apply early. Please see your school counselor if you have questions. 


    Deadline to apply: April 30, 2021 CLOSED

    --KompareIt Higher Education Scholarship - KompareIt works every day to assist consumers in finding the right service for their home or business. We believe in the fundamentals of a strong home and family. We understand that losing a parent or guardian is an incredibly painful experience and it has a huge impact on the home and family. We believe students that are in this position deserve an extra push in helping them with their education, which we’d like to gift via a scholarship towards their educational expenses. 

    Deadline to apply: September 15, 2020. CLOSED
    --Law Offices of Anthony Carbone ScholarshipThis scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1000. In order to apply for this scholarship, they request you write a 500+ word essay on why having a higher education is important. They would like to learn more about you as a student, and how you’ve persevered and fought to get the education you want. Tell about one challenge, and how it has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student.
    Deadline to apply: July 31, 2021
    --Learner Education Women in Mathematics Scholarship - Students must be a current high school senior who plans to study mathematics or related fields or an undergraduate currently studying in these fields. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident. All GPAs and majors are encouraged to apply. 
    Deadline to apply: July 31, 2021
    --Little Bundle Superdad ScholarshipTo be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following requirements - please read the requirements carefully to ensure you meet eligibility before applying: Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States; Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident; Must be a single father, child of a single father, or closely impacted by a single father; All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.
    Deadline to apply: June 30, 2020
    --Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship - Ten $2500 scholarships are awarded annually to students who intend to pursue a career in the pork industry with hopes that they may emerge as pork industry leaders themselves someday. The scholarships are focused on undergraduate students in a two-year swine program or a four-year college of agriculture. 
    Deadline to apply: January 4, 2021  CLOSED
    --Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation - The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to eligible children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen, Chaplains, and Religious Program Specialists. Scholarships are for military children pursuing a post-secondary education at any accredited school-whether that be a trade school, career training, community college, or four-year university. Applicants must also meet eligibility requirments. More information can be found on the website below.
    Deadline to apply: March 2, 2021 CLOSED
    --Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship - This scholarship is open to ANY NC high school senior with ANY type of disability. This award includes a $1500 scholarship to be used for any post high school learning experience/training or for equipment/technology needed for employment. All NC students with disabilities are eligible for nomination. 
    Deadline to apply: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 CLOSED
    --McCormick & Murphy Personal Injury Scholarship - This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the law field. The scholarship is valued at $500. Students must be planning to attend a four year college or two year community college in Fall 2021. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. 
    Deadline to apply: April 30, 2021 CLOSED
    --NAACP of Duplin County Scholarship -  One scholarship is available for each of the five high schools in Duplin County. To be eligible: Students should be a senior at a Duplin County High School or a current senior who is active in the Duplin County NAACP Branch or Youth Council who does not attend a DC high school; plan to enroll as a full time student at an accredited 4 year or 2 year college/university working toward a Bachelor or Associate Degree; should be a current member of the Duplin County NAACP Branch or Youth Council.  
    Deadline to apply: Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 5:00pm CLOSED
    --National Beta Scholarship Program - To be eligible, students must be a high school senior and must be a national Beta Club member with an active membership ID number. Please see your Beta advisor at school for more information. 
    Deadline to apply: January 21, 2021 CLOSED
    --NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarships - Thanks to the generosity of many donors, the NCHSAA Endowed Fund offers several scholarships to eligible student-athletes of NCHSAA member schools. All scholarships and deadlines are listed on the link below.
    Deadline to apply: Due dates are February 5 , March 13, and April 02. Please look at each scholarship for the due date! CLOSED
    --NCSU Textile Scholarship Endorsement - For scholarship consideration, students must have submitted an NCSU admissions application by the Early Action deadline of November 1st. These scholarships are designed for students who are interested in a career in fields such as engineering, business management, design, chemistry, polymers, forensics, medical fields, fashion merchandising and retail management. Students can learn more about the scholarship and the application process by going to the website listed below. *Students should let their counselor know if they would like the opportunity to be endorsed.*
    Deadline to apply: February 8, 2020 CLOSED
    --NCSU Park Scholarship - (Scholarship information is listed under "School Specific Scholarship Information" below)
    --NC Child Support Council Scholarship - To be eligible, at least one parent of the student must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program. The applicant must be a resident of NC and must have been accepted by a NC school of higher learning, as well as maintaining a C average or above during his/her highschool career. 
    Deadline to apply: June 5, 2021 CLOSED
    --NC Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation - The Scholarship awards for the 2021-22 school year will be $1,000 each. The eligibility requirements are in the application. Students must enroll in a two or four year accounting degree program.
    Deadline to apply: April 15, 2021 CLOSED
    --NC Teaching Fellows ProgramWE INVEST IN YOU. YOU INVEST IN THE FUTURE.
    • Receive up to $4,125 per semester for up to eight semesters.
    • Study at a premier educator preparation program in North Carolina.
    • Benefit from meaningful program activities to enrich your studies.
    • Teach in a Special Education or STEM field in a North Carolina public school.

    Website: https://myapps.northcarolina.edu/ncteachingfellows/

    Deadline to apply: January 11, 2021  CLOSED

    --O'Berry Scholarship - If you are headed to college with hopes of a future career field that assists developmentally disabled individuals, then this $1,000 scholarship may be for you. 
    Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2021 CLOSED
    --Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship - This scholarship is from the Kappa Rho Chapter in Clinton, NC. A complete application packet must be submitted in order to be considered. Three letters of reference-community person, teacher and/or counselor, your official transcript and verification of enrollment must be submitted in a timely manner once you enroll in the college you will be attending. The scholarship will be awarded after successful completion of your first semester in college. 
    Deadline to apply: April 15, 2021 CLOSED
    --Patsy Howard Memorial Scholarship 2021 - This scholarship is open to any Duplin or Pender County female student. A one time non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded. 
    Deadline to apply: April 14, 2021 CLOSED
    --PB&J Scholarship - This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. Examples of personal challenges may be: Medical issues, peer issues such as bullying, or family issues such as divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc. 
    Deadline to apply: May 31, 2021 CLOSED
    --Perspective Scholarship - Scholarship can be found on Bold.org, a student scholarship platform. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to high school students who have had a unique experience shift their perspective on life. You can find more information at the following website:
    Deadline to apply: February 1, 2021 CLOSED
    --Ponton Law Scholarship - Please see the following website for more information:
    Deadline to apply: July 31, 2021
    --Prudential Spirit of Community Awards/ScholarshipAre you a middle level or high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, a scholarship and an invitation to the program's national recognition events!The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Students must submit their completed applications, and signed student/parent agreements, to a certifier. (Certifiers can be school principals or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or a Points of Light Global Network member.)
    Deadline to apply: November 10, 2020 CLOSED
    --Questbridge National College Match Program - Are you a low-income high school senior who has excelled academically, but feels that the nation’s best colleges are financially out of reach? The QuestBridge National College Match can be your pathway to a top college. Through this college and scholarship application process, you can apply for free to the nation’s best colleges and be considered for early admission and a full four-year scholarship from the college.
    Eligibility: In order to be eligible to apply to the National College Match in the fall of 2020, applicants must graduate from high school during or before the summer of 2021 and plan to enroll as a freshman in college in the fall of 2021.
    The National College Match is open to all U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents OR students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States.
    Deadline to Apply: September 29, 2020 CLOSED
    --Raise Me scholarships - Earn micro-scholarships directly from colleges and universities for your high school accomplishments! Students can discover the best-fit colleges for them and begin earning scholarships starting in the 9th grade! Do you get A's in your courses, lead a team sport or club, or have perfect attendance? Earn money for these achievements and more! Students can join free at:
    --RevenueZen Social Selling Scholarship - Applicants must submit a YouTube video in which they explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why they deserve to win this scholarship. There are no conditions or requirements for the video. Be as creative as you would like. Please keep submissions between 2 and 10 minutes. The winning submission will be the one which most clearly and creatively conveys a start-to-finish strategy of how you will use social selling in a job application process. 
    Deadline to apply: December 15, 2021
     SAMI-Aid Scholarship - At SAMI-Aid, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree.
    The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree. 
    Deadline to apply:  November 30, 2020.  CLOSED
    --Scholar's App - Scholar's App is the leading end to end virtual scholarship platform. Their simple tools put the entire scholarship application online all in one place. Students easily register, search, track and submit scholarship applications online, without printing, collecting, and submitting forms from multiple sources. Their data is never sold or provided to third parties. All scholarships are verified to ensure students don't sacrifice time or privacy to receive the support they need to get award money. 
    --Scholar Snapp - Students can use their CommonApp information to easily apply for scholarships. Once students submit applications through the CommonApp, they will be able to creat a Scholar Snapp profile. They will be guided to connect their accounts so information can be transferred from the CommonApp application to their new Scholar Snapp profile. To connect: 1.) Connect to Scholar Snapp in the Financial Aid Resources tab of your CommonApp. 2.) Log in to your Scholar Snapp account, or register for a new account. 3.) Give permission for CommonApp to access and transfer your data to Scholar Snapp. You can learn more about connecting your CommonApp with Scholar Snapp at:
    --SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship - This scholarship is for young men planning on attending one of the schools listed on the website. To qualify, male students should submit an online application and enroll full-time at any of the universities listed on the search tool for the fall 2021 term. 
    Deadline to apply: June 1, 2021 CLOSED
    --State Employee Credit Union (SECU) People Helping People Scholarship - This $10,000 scholarship is only available to graduating public high school seniors who are either current members of State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) or the child of a parent/guardian who is a member of SECU at the time of application. Students who are chosen must be accepted and attending one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina System. The eligibility criteria and application are attached. Students must return applications and supporting materials to their School Counselor and must be willing to interview at the Board of Education if chosen by their high school. Deadlines are under each school's specific information at the bottom of this page. 
    Deadline to apply: See specific school information listed at the bottom of this page! CLOSED
     --StudentScholarships.org - To download the scholarship newsletter with more than 1,000 scholarships in a PDF format, go to:
    --Tri-County EMC Scholarship - This scholarship is open to all seniors who qualify according to the eligibility criteria listed in the application. The attached app fully explains the scholarship and criteria.
    Deadline to apply: March 31, 2021 CLOSED
    --UNC Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship - (Scholarship information is listed under "School Specific Scholarship Information" below) CLOSED
    --UNC Chapel Hill Thomas Wolfe Scholarship (Creative Writing) - More complete information on The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, including the application form, is available on the university's website:
    Deadline to apply: Step 1: UNC CH application by October 15th (CLOSED); Step 2: Scholarship application by November 15th (CLOSED)
    --United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) - The USSYP provides an educational opportunity for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing college coursework in history or political science to spend a week in Washington, DC meeting senators, cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, and officials from various federal agencies and the White House. Due to the circumstances of the current pandemic, the upcoming Washington Week experience will be held online the week of March 15, 2021. ~Two student winners will be selected to represent NC. ~These two winners will each attend the Washington Week online program and receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship!
    Deadline to apply: December 6, 2020 CLOSED
    --University of Mount Olive Herring Scholarship - To be eligible for the Herring Scholarship, applicants must reside within the city limits of MountOlive or Duplin County, North Carolina and be accepted for admission to the University of MountOlive. To be considered for the Herring Scholarship, applicants must submit a complete HerringScholarship Application Package to the Office of Admissions at the University of Mount Oliveand complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    Download: UMO Herring
    Deadline to apply: April 2, 2021 CLOSED
    --Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Scholarship Programs - Please see the attached documents which give an overview of the "Voice of Democracy" scholarship program for Grades 9-12 students and the "Patriot's Pen" program for Grades 6-8 students. These programs are sponsored by VFW Post 9810 of Warsaw and its Auxiliary.
    Deadline to apply: October 31, 2020 CLOSED
    --Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship - College Foundation will be awarding up to fifteen scholarships to NC seventh graders. These awards are renewable each year, and they can provide up to $20,000 for college. Students can go to the following website for more details, and they should also contact their school counselor to be nominated.
    Deadline to Nominiate a Student: October 16, 2020 CLOSED
    --What Will Be Your Trademark? Scholarship - The scholarship is non-renewable for $2500. A written piece of 500 words-max to the prompt and a copy of your academic resume must be submitted. For more information, visit the following website:
    Deadline to apply: June 15, 2021 CLOSED
    --WiseGeek Disability Scholarship - To support those with disabilities, the WiseGeek Disability Scholarship ($500) will be awarded to one student at any grade level or field of study who has a disability and large ambitions for their life.
    Deadline to apply: August 2, 2021
    --WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship - This $500 scholarship is for students interested in entrepreneurship and show an entrepreneurial spirit by wanting to create their own business. 
    Deadline to apply: May 1, 2021 CLOSED
    --WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship - Eligibility Requirements: Students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community & U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
    Deadline to apply: July 1, 2021
    --WiseGeek Lifelong Learners Scholarship - The WiseGeek Lifelong Learners Scholarships is a $500 scholarship open to anyone who has student debt or expects to in the future, including those who are no longer in school or who have student debt from funding the education of a family member.
    Website: https://www.wisegeek.com/scholarship.htm
    Deadline to Apply: October 31, 2020 CLOSED
    --Wise Geek Nursing Appreciation ScholarshipNurses are the backbone of the US healthcare system. They work the front lines in hospitals and clinics, providing critical care to those who need it. Unfortunately the US is currently experiencing a shortage of qualified nurses. Yet as the global pandemic has demonstrated, the role of nursing has never been more important. The WiseGeek Nurse Appreciation No-Essay Scholarship is meant to support nurses and encourage more young people to consider a nursing career. The award will help current or aspiring nurses pay their student loans or tuition. Award amount is $500.
    Deadline to apply: December 31, 2020  CLOSED
    --Wise Geek Recent Immigrants ScholarshipThe WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship is a $500 scholarship for students who have immigrated to the United States on or after January 1, 2010.
    Deadline to apply: September 21, 2021


     Duplin Early College High School: 

    NCSU Park Scholarship - Please see your school counselor for more information.

    SECU People Helping People Scholarship - Please see your school counselor for more information and deadlines.

    UNC Morehead-Cain Scholarship - Please see your school counselor for more information.


    East Duplin High School:

    --NCSU Park Scholarship:

    For more information about this scholarship please visit https://park.ncsu.edu/.  If you are interested in applying as a school nominee complete the resume below and submit it to Mrs. Kennedy in student services (via email: brkennedy@duplinschools.net) by the deadline.

    Resume is located Here: EDHS Resume

    Due: September 9, 2020 by 3:00pm CLOSED

    --SECU People Helping People Scholarship:

    Students should request an application from the Guidance Office.

    Deadline to turn in application & supporting materials to the Guidance Office: February 12, 2021 CLOSED

    --UNC Morehead-Cain Scholarship:

    For more information about this scholarship please visit http://www.moreheadcain.org/. If you are interested in applying as a school nominee complete the resume below and submit it to Mrs. Kennedy in student services (via email: brkennedy@duplinschools.net) by the deadline.

    Resume is located Here: EDHS Resume

    Due: September 9, 2020 by 3:00pm CLOSED


    James Kenan High School:

    --NCSU Park Scholarship - Please see your school counselor or college adviser for more information. CLOSED

    --SECU People Helping People Scholarship - Please see your school counselor or college adviser for more information and deadlines.

    --UNC Morehead-Cain Scholarship - Please see your school counselor or college adviser for more information. CLOSED


    North Duplin Jr/Sr High School: 

    --John Morris Rose Health Science Scholarship:

    Download: John M. Rose

    Deadline to apply: Friday, May 7, 2021 CLOSED


    --John Roland Sullivan Extra Effort Scholarship:

    Download: John R. Sullivan

    Deadline to apply: Friday, May 7, 2021 CLOSED


    --Kara Alexis Goodman Memorial Scholarship:

    Download: Kara A. Goodman

    Deadline to apply: Friday, May 7, 2021 CLOSED


    --NCSU Park Scholarship:

    For more information about this scholarship please visit https://park.ncsu.edu/.  If you are interested in applying as a school nominee complete the resume below and submit it to Mrs. Lynne Smith, School Counselor (via email: lysmith@duplinschools.net) by the deadline.

    Resume is located Here: NDJS Resume

    Due: September 9, 2020 CLOSED

    --SECU People Helping People Scholarship:

    Students must turn in an Academic Resume along with their application. 

    Academic Resume Format: https://www.duplinschools.net/Page/10613

    Deadline to turn application and supporting materials in to the Guidance Office: February 12, 2021 CLOSED

    --UNC Morehead-Cain Scholarship:

    For more information about this scholarship please visit http://www.moreheadcain.org/. If you are interested in applying as a school nominee complete the resume below and submit it to Mrs. Lynne Smith, School Counselor (via email: lysmith@duplinschools.net) by the deadline. 

    Resume is located Here: NDJS Resume

    Due: September 9, 2020 CLOSED


    Wallace Rose Hill High School:

    --NCSU Park Scholarship - Please see your school counselor or college adviser for more information. CLOSED

    --SECU People Helping People Scholarship - Please see your school counselor or college adviser for more information and deadlines.

    --UNC Morehead-Cain ScholarshipPlease see your school counselor or college adviser for more information. CLOSED