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NC Hispanic College Fund 2015-2106

The deadline to apply to the NC Hispanic College Fund established by the NC Society of Hispanic Professionals (NCSHP) at the Triangle Community Foundation is quickly approaching. NCSHP will be accepting applications now through January 15, 2015. Applications post marked after the deadline will not be accepted. The application can be found on the NCSHP website at www.thencshp.org.

The North Carolina Hispanic College Fund awards annual scholarships worth between $500 and $2,500. Scholarship recipients are seniors and recent graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latin background. Recipients of a NC Hispanic College Fund scholarship must enroll in a degree program at a community college or a 2 or 4-year college/university and demonstrate commitment to public service and community development.

Selection Criteria:

Hispanic students that plan to enroll at a North Carolina community college or a university to pursue the fields of electrical, mechanical, nuclear, chemical or civil engineering are encouraged to apply to the Duke Energy Engineering scholarship available within the fund. To apply, submit an official NC Hispanic College Fund application and be sure to mark the "Duke Energy Scholarship" box.

Applications must be received by January 15, 2015. For more information or to download an application form for the NC Hispanic College Fund, please visit our website at www.thencshp.org.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

This prestigious scholarship gives students the opportunity to study abroad. Students will go to Germany for a full year. They would have the program paid for. Students do not need to speak German as they will participate in a two month intensive German course. Afterwards, they will take four months of academic classes followed by a four-five month internship. Deadline for applying is December 1, 2014. More information can be found at https://www.cbyx.info

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship available to PCC Students

The application period is now open for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship for students planning to transfer to a 4-year school.  Students meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply.

For more information, please visit the website at: www.jkcf.org

Deadline for applications is December 2, 2014

Other scholarships

Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina

IT Works Inc. National Scholarship

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund


Amount: $1,000
Essay: 700 to 1500 words
Deadline: Awarded Monthly; Ten times per year
Open to current students

American Muscle (Automotive technology or related field)

Awards two scholarships each semester of $2000 each to students seeking an education in automotive technology.

UNCF Union Scholars Program

Scholarship and Internship Opportunity with The Union Scholars Program for students interested in learning more about the Labor Movement. Deadline is February, 28th. For more information please visit The United Negro College Fund website.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship  

For seniors in a public high school in North Carolina. Some residency restrictions. Due March 31, 2014.

Triangle Luncheon Civitan Club 13-14 

For Durham Public School seniors. Due April 1, 2014.

NC Community College STEM Scholarship Program
Note: Deadline Date to apply has been extended to December 1, 2015

PCC's High Demand/Low Enrollment Scholarship

Scholarship Resource List (PDF)

Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarship

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

GetinBusiness.com Entrepreneurship Scholarship

FreeLegalAid.com Entrepreneurship Scholarship

MissionVacation.com Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Techlaw LLP entrepreneurship Scholarship

Best of the Web

Next Step Scholarship

Faculty Senate Scholarship (applications due by April 10, 2016)

SECU Foundation Scholarship Program (applications due July 27, 2015)

Internet Education Award (applications due June 17, 2015)