• 2019-2020 Scholarships

    Our VIRTUAL Scholarship Recognition will be posted on

    Facebook and the HCHS website on May 28, 2020

    PLEASE NOTE CHANGES IN DUE DATES AND HOW SCHOLARSHIPS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED. IF THERE ARE CHANGES, THERE WILL BE INSTRUCTIONS IN BOLD PRINT UNDER EACH INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP. INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED AS IT IS RECEIVED.

     

    NOVEMBER - EXPIRED

    NCSU Centenial Scholarships - There are 6 scholarships available for students interested in career fields such as engineering, business management, design, chemistry, polymers, forensics, medical fields, fashion merchandising and retail management. If you are interested in being nominated please provide your name, email address, address, and phone number to Ms Stewart. Deadline to submit your information to Ms Stewart is Nov. 1st. You must also be planning to apply early admission to NCSU in order to qualify.

    NCSU Goodnight Scholarship - This scholarship is available for students who are planning to attend NC State University. Those applying must be a NC resident from a family whose income does not exceed $110,000. Applicants must also demonstrate exceptional academic performance in science and math and must be planning to major in a STEM field. You must apply early decision to NCSU...Nov. 1st. For more information visit: goodnightscholarship@ncsu.edu

    DECEMBER - EXPIRED

    Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship - A $1000 scholarship and a $1250 scholarship will be awarded by the Fuquay Woman's Club. Those applying must be ranked in the top fourth of the senior class and be planning to attend a 4-yr university. Applicants must also be a US citizen or a permanent legal resident. (Note: an interview is required, one of your recommendation letters must be provided by someone other than a teacher) Applications are due to Ms Stewart by Dec. 13, 2019.  Sallie Southall Application  Information Flyer

    Cordon Street Endowment Gift Scholarship - $2000. 2 scholarships awarded to NC students. Applicant must be planning to attend a community college or university. Return to Ms Stewart by Dec. 13, 2019.  Application

    Imagine America Scholarship - Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, demonstrate financial need, and and demonstrate community service. There are certain colleges that participte in this scholarship program. For information visit: imagine-america.org Deadline to apply is       Dec. 31, 2019

    JANUARY - EXPIRED

    NC Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Hispanic students interested in applying for several scholarships through the Hispanic Scholarship Fund should visit www.the ncshp.org for application and information. Those applying must have at least a 2.5 GPA and 2 letters of recommendation. Applicants must also provide a personal statement and a high school transcript. Application deadline is Jan. 15, 2020.

    North Carolina High School Athletic Association Scholarships - There are 33 endowment scholarships available for student-athletes. Athletes must play at least 1 sport while in high school for most of the scholarships. Visit nchsaa.org for information on the scholarships....click parents and students, awards and scholarships, endowment scholarships.

    North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship - Scholarships ($8,250 a year) available at Elon, Meredith, NC State, UNC or UNC-C for students planning to enter the field of education and teach in the areas of special education or STEM. For an application and information, visit www.ncteachingfellows.com. Deadline to apply is Jan. 13, 2020.

    FEBRUARY - EXPIRED

    Meredith College Impact Scholarships - $20,000 guaranteed scholarship to accepted students who are 1st yr college students and have a minimum UNWEIGHTED GPA of 3.3 with minimum SAT/ACT scores of 1100/22. Visit the Meredith College website for more information.

    Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship - Scholarship for minority high school seniors planning to attend a 4-yr university. Applicants must demonstrate leadership, community service, and present evidence of financial aid. Applicants must have at least a 21 composite ACT score or a combined 1000 on the SAT. To apply, visit jackierobinson.org. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2020.

    Corvias Military Scholarship (for students with a parent who is active duty) - $50,000 in scholarship money available to seniors who have a parent who is active duty military. Seniors applying must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Visit corviasfoundation.org for an application and information about the scholarship. Application deadline is Feb. 14, 2020.

     AFCEA Scholarship - 5 $2000 scholarships awarded to local high school seniors who are aiming for STEM-related degrees. For more information and to apply, visit www.afcea-nc.org. Application deadline is Feb. 15, 2020.

    Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship - This scholarship is available to an outstanding high school senior with a disability; including students enrolled in the OCS program. Award amount is $1500. Application deadline is Feb. 12, 2020.  If interested in applying, please see Ms Stewart in guidance.

    BBB Torch Scholarship - Deadline to apply is Feb. 14, 2020. Please see attached information sheet.  BBB Torch Information

    Clinton Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship - Applicants must be planning to continue their education at a 4-year university. Applicants are responsible for mailing their completed applications to the address provided on the application. Applications must be postmarked no later than Feb. 29, 2020.   Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship 

    State Employees Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship - Requirements: Applicant must be a SECU member or be eligible for membership through a parent/guardian, applicant must be accepted and planning to attend one of the 16 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina System, applicant must be a US citizen and a NC resident and eligible for in-state tuition. Those applying should be able to demonstrate community involvement, leadership, good moral character, and integrity. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be planning to attend college full time. This scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship with $1250 being paid each semester. 3 seniors will be selected from HCHS to participate in private interviews at the county level. One senior from HCHS will be selected for the scholarship. Scholarship applications are due to Ms Stewart before Feb. 28, 2020.  The following documents are required when turning in your application packet: 1. application  2. copy of university acceptance letter  3. photo (head shot only)  4. 5-6 sentence bio   5. consent form  Application    Consent Form    Bio Instructions   Scholarship Criteria    FAQs    Example of Completed Application    "EXTRA" Important Information

     

    MARCH - SEE NEW DUE DATES

    EXPIRED-Harnett Home Builders Scholarship - 3 scholarships are given in the amount of $1000 each. First preference will be given to students of Harnett County HBA members and/or to students pursuing a career in a construction related field (including drafting, engineering, carpentry, electrical) However, all students planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college are eligible to apply. HC Home Builders Association Scholarship  Applications are to be mailed to the address listed on the application. Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2020.

     

    EXPIRED-Neill's Creek Ruritan Club Scholarship - One $1000 and two $500 scholarships will be awarded to HCHS seniors. Applicants must be a US citizen and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Applicants should be able to demonstrate extracurricular activites and community service. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by March 2, 2020.  Scholarship Application  

     

    EXPIRED-R. Flake Shaw Community College Scholarship - $1000 per year for applicants planning to pursue a career in an agriculture related field. Applicant must be planning to attend a community college. Preference is given to Farm Bureau members. Completed applications should be mailed ot emailed to the address provided on the application. Deadline is March 6, 2020.  R Flake Shaw Scholarship Application

     

    EXPIRED-R. Flake Shaw University Scholarship - $4000 per year. 8 scholarships awarded per year. Applicants must be planning to attend a 4-year college with the intention of pursuing a career in agriculture. Preference is given to Farm Bureau members. Completed applications should be mailed or emailed to the address provided on the application. Application deadline is March 6, 2020.  R. Flake Shaw University Scholarship Application

     

    EXPIRED-Lillington Rotary Club Scholarship - $1000 scholarship for a student attending a 4-year university. Completed applications should be returned to Ms Stewart by March 16, 2020.   Rotary Club Scholarship Application

     

    EXPIRED-Sandhills PRIDE Scholarship - 4 $2500 scholarships will be awarded to applicants in the 8 county sandhill reagion of NC. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be planning to attend a 4-yr college or 2-yr community college. An essay and 2 letters of recommendation are required. For an application and for more information, visit www.sandhillspride.org You are responsible for mailing or emailing your scholarship application by  March 16, 2020

     

    EXPIRED-Gamma Pi Scholarship - $300 scholarship available for a senior who is planning to pursue a career in education. Applicants must be ranked in the top 20% of the senior class. HC will have 1 recipient of this scholarship. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by March 26, 2020.  Gamma Pi Scholarship Application NOW DUE APRIL 30, 2020 Email your completed application to lstewart3@harnett.k12.nc.us.

     

    EXPIRED - Buffalo Troopers Motorcycle Club Scholarship - $1000. Applicant must reside in Harnett County and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. A 1000 word essay is required along with 2 letter of recommendation. Applicants are responsible for mailing their applications before March 31, 2020.    Criteria, Information, Application

     

    EXPIRED-African American Network-Carolinas Scholarship - Scholarship for African American students planning to pursue a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration. Applicants must be planning to attend a 4-year college in North or South Carolina. The scholarship committee will consider both academic achievement and financial need. For information and to access the application, visit https://fftcscholarships.communityforce.com. Application deadline is March 6, 2020

     

    EXPIRED-Ellevation Scholarship - 5 $2000 scholarships are offered to seniors who have been enrolled in an English Language Learner (ESL) program at some point during K-12th grade. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at a 2 or 4 year college. For more information and an online application, visit learnmore.scholarsapply.org/ellevationeducation  Application deadline is March 16, 2020.

     

    EXPIRED-Sandra Beasley Memorial Scholarship - $500 scholarship awarded to a HCHS senior who has taken at least 2 business classes while in high school. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the qualities that Mrs Sandra Beasley possessed while serving as receptionist at HC: dependability, compassion, punctuality, task-oriented, and a high expectation of her/himself. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by March 23, 2020.  Sandra Beasley Scholarship Application NOW DUE May 18, 2020

     

    EXPIRED-Charles Whitney Bradham Scholarship - One recipient in the district will receive this $300 scholarship. The scholarship is open to seniors planning to pursue a career in education. Applicants must rank in the top 20% of the senior class. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by March 26, 2020.  Charles Whitney Bradham Scholarship NOW DUE April 30, 2020  Email your completed application to lstewart3@harnett.k12.nc.us

     

    EXPIRED - Hilda Crocker Wilson Scholarship - Applicants must be a direct descendant of an alumnus or faculty/staff member of the former Dunn High School. Applicants must have at least a 2.63 GPA and show evidence of acceptance to a community college or 4-year university. Evidence of academic promise, high moral character and leadership are also required. The applicant is responsible for mailing application materials to the address provided on the application.  Applications are due by March 31, 2020. Hilda Crocker Wilson Scholarship  Applicants may also obtain an application at dhsfriends.org.

     

    EXPIRED - DHS Friends Scholarship - The applicant's immediate family must have attended or been employed at Dunn High School. Immediate family: mother, father, grandparents, great grandparents, or legal guardian. Applicants must show acceptance to a community college or university and must have a minimum GPA or 2.63. Applicants should be involved in their community/church and demonstrate leadership while in high school. Applicants are responsible for mailing application materials to the address listed on the application. Completed applications are due by March 31, 2020.                      DHS Friends Scholarship Application 

     

    EXPIRED - Alice Tart Butler Baggett Memorial Scholarship - The applicant's immediate family must have attended or worked at Dunn High School. Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance and be planning to attend either Barton College, Campbell University, UNC-Chapel Hill, or Western Carolina University. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.63 and demonstrate involvement in their school and community. Completed applications should be mailed to the address listed in the application and are due by March 31, 2020.         Alice Tart Butler Baggett Scholarship Application 

     

    EXPIRED - Dr Henderson Mabe Scholarship Endowment Fund - This scholarship is available for students in and around the Erwin area who are planning to pursue a career in a medical related field. The application must be completed online through the nccommunityfoundation.org. Applicants who need an access code should use: hmabe. Deadline to apply for the endowment scholarship is March 31, 2020. This scholarship is renewable throughout college.

     

    APRIL - SEE NEW DUE DATES

    EXPIRED - Patrick Jefferson Dennis Memorial Scholarship - This is a $1000 scholarship offered in memory of Patrick Dennis, former HCHS student and Trojan football player. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a US citizen, and must be planning to attend a 4 year university. Those applying should have excelled in one or more varsity sports. The required essay must be hand written. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by April 1, 2020. Patrick Dennis Memorial Scholarship Application NEW DUE DATE IS APRIL 6, 2020. EMAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATION LETTER TO PatKaNat@aol.com

    EXPIRED - Heather Dawn Hales Scholarship - $5000 awarded over a 4-year period to a senior in Cumberland or Harnett County planning to attend East Carolina University. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate financial need and will have to borrow money to pay for their education. Completed applications should be mailed to the address included on the application. Application deadline is April 1, 2020.  Heather Dawn Hales Scholarship

     

    EXPIRED-Harnett County Farm Bureau Scholarship - $500 scholarship for a student planning to enter an agriculture related field. Applicants should have a satisfactory scholastic record, leadership potential, good moral character, and be planning to attend a 2 or 4-year college. Parents or legal guardian must be a FARM BUREAU MEMBER. Applicants are responsible for returning the completed application to the Harnett County Farm Bureau office. Apllication deadline is April 1, 2020.  Farm Bureau Scholarship Application  NEW DUE DATE - April 30, 2020

     

    EXPIRED-Friends Fighting Cancer Scholarship - To be eligible for this scholarship a parent, grandparent, or the applicant is currently or has been a cancer patient. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university following high school. Applicants should also possess qualities of good citizenship. Completed applications should be mailed to the address provided on the application and must be received by April 30, 2020.   Scholarship Guidelines      Scholarship Application

     

    EXPIRED-Patricia Tew Coats Memorial Scholarship - Two $500 scholarships awarded to seniors in Harnett County. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of character, academic achievement, demonstration of ambition and the need for financial assistance. Applicants must be a resident of NC and be planning to attend an accredited college or university. NEW DUE DATE April 24, 2020.  Patricia Tew Coats Memorial Scholarship Application Completed applications should be emailed to jnelson@trpsumner.com or mailed to Jennifer Nelson at 110 Commerce Drive Dunn, NC  28334

     

    EXPIRED-UNC Pembroke Compass II Scholarship (a national science foundation scholarship) - see flyer for information UNCP Compass Scholarship Program

     

    EXPIRED - Harnett County Business Education Partnership Scholarship - One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior at HCHS. Those applying must be a full time student at HCHS and must have at least a 2.5 unweighted GPA. Applicants must also work a parttime job and be planning to attend a college or university. A recommendation letter from a teacher and from your employer is required.   Business Education Scholarship Application  Completed applications and all required documents should be emailed to codell@sremc.com  Those writing recommendations can also email the  recommendation letter (applicants name must be at the top of the letter).  Application deadline is April 3, 2020.

     

    EXPIRED - NCFRW Caring for America Scholarship - This scholarship is a merit based scholarship intended to assist eligible children of NC service members. To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must be a child of a NC service member wounded or killed while serving from Sept. 11, 2001 until present. The applicant must be planning to attend a NC university or community college. 2 $1000 scholarships are awarded. Completed applications should be mailed to the address listed on the application. Application deadline is April 15, 2020.        Caring for America Scholarship Application and Information

     

    EXPIRED - NC Society of Accountants Scholarships - $1000 scholarship offered to applicants who are NC residents planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college and major in accounting. Completed applications are to be mailed by the applicant to the address indicated on the application. Application are due by April 15, 2020.  NC Society of Accountants Scholarship Application

     

    EXPIRED - Earl Stephenson Scholarship - Applicants must be a dependent of an active duty, retired. or a deceased fire fighter or must be planning to pursue a major in fire sciences. Applicants must have at least a C average and be planning to attend a university or community college. The amount of the scholarship is $500 and will be awarded to a senior at HCHS who qualifies. Copy of parent's 2019 income tax and a copy of the fireman's ID card is required.  Email completed applications to lstewart3@harnett.k12.nc.us by April 15, 2020.   Earl Stephenson Scholarship Application

     

    EXPIRED-Harnett County Principal's and Assistant Principal's Scholarship - This $1000 scholarship is offered to a senior at each Harnett County High School who has a relative currently employed with Harnett County Schools. The applicant must be ranked in the top 10% of the senior class and have a minimum SAT score of 1344 or a minimum ACT score of 20. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college in NC and be active in their school and community. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by April 20, 2020. Please let Ms Stewart know if you'd like this application emailed or shared with you.  HC Principal's Scholarship  Email completed application and all documents to lstewart3@harnett.k12.nc.us

     

    EXPIRED: Harnett County Association of Educational Office Professionals - $500 scholarship awarded to a senior attending Harnett County Schools. Applicants must be a resident of NC and be planning to further their education at a 2 or 4 year college. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by April 22, 2020.  Harnett County Educational Office Professionals Scholarship NEW DEADLINE  MAY 1, 2020 COMPLETED APPLICATION AND ALL DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE EMAILED TO tjohnson@harnett.k12.nc.us

     

    EXPIRED-NC Reach Scholarship - For seniors who were adopted from the NC Division of Social Services or are currently in the foster care system.  This scholarship is state funded and available for students planning to attend a NC public university or community college. Visit fosteringnc.org (Foster Care and Adoption Resources).

     

    EXPIRED-Samuel Council 555th Parachute Infantry Association "Triple Nickel" Scholarship - HCHS will have 1 recipient of a $500 scholarship. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA but not higher than a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be planning to continue their education at a 2 or 4 year college. Applicants must come from a single parent home and/or a low income home. Completed applications are due to Ms Stewart by NEW DEADLINE MAY 19, 2020.  Samuel Council Scholarship Application Email your applications to lstewart3@harnett.k12.nc.us

     

    May

    EXPIRED: Harnett Health Auxiliary Scholarship - 2 $500 scholarships will be awarded to students in Harnett County planning to pursue a field of study in the medical field. Applicants must be planning to attend either a community college or 4-year university. Completed applications should be emailed to amanda.faircloth@harnetthealth.org Application deadline is May 8, 2020.  Harnett Health Auxiliary Scholarship

    Vernedia B Dobbins Education Fund Scholarship - Email or mail the completed application to the address provided on the application. Deadline: May 31, 2020  V Dobbins Scholarship Application

    EXPIRED-Harnett Area Council of Realtors - $1000 1 student from HCHS will receive this scholarship. Email completed applications to lstewart3@harnett.k12.nc.us by May 13th.  Harnett Realtor's Scholarship Application

    EXPIRED-Angier Kiwanis Club Scholarship - $1000 to a HCHS senior. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college. Email completed application to sgregory@harnett.k12.nc.us Due date: May 18, 2020 

    Angier Kiwanis-Updated Application

    June

    EXPIRED-Couch Oil Cares Scholarship - $1000 scholarship awarded to individuals who have been accepted into either a 4-year university or community college and reside in a 16-county area surrounding the triangle (including Harnett County).  6 scholarships will be awarded. Scholarship winners will be recognized at a Durham Bulls game on July 24th. Applications are available online at www.couchoilcompany.com or www.durhambulls.com (community section). Completed applications must be submitted by June 5, 2020.