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Scholarships

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Scholarships 

 

College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Criteria: High school juniors and seniors can earn scholarships by completing steps to prepare for college.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
 
 
Matthew C. Graziadei Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors with a disability may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1, 2023
 
 
Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who have at least a 2.0 GPA, have been accepted by a 2-year or 4-year college, have an interest in returning to a rural community after graduation, and who have a Surry Communications service in their home may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 8, 2023
 
 
Silver Pen Scholarship
Criteria: Any MAHS senior may apply for this scholarship by submitting a 1000-word essay.
Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: February 10, 2023
 
 
North Carolina Extension & Community Association, Inc. (NCECA) Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to obtain a degree at any North Carolina college, in any field (priority given to Family and Consumer Sciences) may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $300-$800
Deadline: February 13, 2023
Application can be found in the right-hand column or picked up in the Bear CAVE.
 
 
Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to attend NC State University, UNC Chapel HIll, or UNC Greensboro may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: Up to $12,000
Deadline: February 14, 2023
 
 
Edward M. Armfield Foundation Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to attend an accredited college/university in the fall of 2023 may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 17, 2023 (Noon)
 
 
State Employees' Credit Union "People Helping People" Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who are members or children of members of SECU, and who plan to attend one of the schools in the UNC system may apply for this scholarship. 
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 3, 2023
Application and membership verification document can be downloaded from the right-hand column.
 
 
R. Flake Shaw Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to pursue a career in agriculture or an agriculture-related field may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $1,000-$4,500/year
Deadline: March 6, 2023
 
 
Herter-O'Neal Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to pursue an associates or bachelors degree in a business-related field may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $250-$1000
Deadline: March 10, 2023
 
NC Child Support Council Bob McGuire Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to attend college and have at least one parent who is a member of the NC Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 24, 2023
Applications can be found in the right-hand column or picked up in the Bear CAVE.
 
 
Robert E. Chilton Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors graduating from MAHS who have at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 30, 2023
 
 
Surry County Retired School Personnel Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to attend Surry Community College, and who demonstrate outstanding character, scholarship, and financial need may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $1,200
Deadline: March 31, 2023
Applications may be picked up in the Bear Cave.
 
 
The Enforcers Law Enforcement Military Club Scholarship
Criteria: The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Enforcers LEMC invites high school seniors who are children or grandchildren of an active or retired law enforcement officer, military personnel, or an active member of the Enforcers LEMC. Applicants should submit an essay to Mrs. Henson that describes their personal background, achievements, community service, future plans, and career goals.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 14, 2023
 
 
The Jerrald William Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who are college-bound, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and participate in a sport may apply for this scholarship. Applicants should submit an essay to Mrs. Henson that describes their personal background, achievements, community service, future plans, and career goals.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 14, 2023
 
 
Surry County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who plan to pursue a career in agriculture or an agriculture-related field may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $1,000/year
Deadline: April 21, 2023
Application can be found in the right-hand column or picked up in the Bear CAVE.
 
 
The Leslie Richardson Memorial "Swan & Sparrow" Scholarship
Criteria: High school seniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA, and who plan to study musical performance, jazz studies, or choral conducting at an accredited HBCU may apply for this scholarship.
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 13, 2023