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Jerrald William Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Criteria:
-College-bound senior
-2.5+ GPA
-High school athlete
-Complete an essay addressing the following prompt:
Describe your personal background and values, achievements, community service, future plans, and career goals.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 18, 2019
See Mrs. Henson for more information.
 
 
Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship
Criteria:
-High School Senior planning to attend college
-North Carolina Resident
-At least one parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or a client of the Child Support Program through Child Support Services or Clerk of Court services.
-Must have at least a 2.0 GPA
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 19, 2019
 
 
Alpha Theta Scholarship
Criteria:
-High School Senior interested in entering the field of Education
-Must be attending an accredited 4-year college/university
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 26, 2019
Application can be found in right-hand column.
 
 
Robert E. Chilton Scholarship
Criteria:
-MAHS Senior with a 3.0+ GPA
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: April 30, 2019
 
 
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth (NAEHCY) Scholarship
Criteria:
-Must be attending a 2- or 4-year college
-Must be homeless or have been homeless at any time during their school attendance as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act.  This includes students living in shelters, cars, motels, campgrounds, or places not meant for human habitation, as well as those who are living with friends or relatives temporarily (doubled-up or sharing housing) because of a lack of permanent housing.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 30, 2019
 
 
Criminal Justice Fellows Program
Criteria:
-High school senior planning to earn a Criminal Justice degree from a NC Community College
-Must commit to 4 years of criminal justice work in an eligible NC county
Amount: A forgivable loan to cover the cost of the degree
Deadline: April 30, 2019
 
 
Joseph Roy Kirkman Teacher Scholarship
Criteria:
-NC resident who plans to attend SCC or a 4-year college/university
-Must pursue a Bachelor's degree in Education
-3.0+ GPA
-Must submit a personal statement addressing the following prompt:
"If teaching is the art of assisting discovery, what qualities or insights do you believe you have and will need to be an effective teacher?"
Amount: $500/semester (SCC); $1,000/semester (4-year institution)
Deadline: April 30, 2019
See Mrs. Henson for an application.
 
 
Alliance Insurance Scholarship
Criteria:
-Must be a high school or college student
-Must create a short video about distracted driving, and post it on the Alliance Insurance Services Facebook page
Amount: $250-$1,000
Deadline: April 30, 2019
 
 
Brady Cobin Law Group Essay Contest
Criteria:
-Open to any high school student
Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: May 1, 2019
 
 
National Association of University Women (NAUW) Scholarship
Criteria:
-Female high school senior who resides in Surry County
-Must be enrolling in an accredited 4-year college/university
-Must complete the FAFSA
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Application can be found in right-hand column.
 
 
Frontier Natural Gas Scholarship
Criteria:
-US Citizen
-Must not have a family member employed by Frontier Natural Gas Co.
-Must be majoring in Science, Business, or Engineering
-Must submit an essay responding to the following prompt:
What are the major challenges facing the natural gas industry from an environmental, political, and operational perspective in both the United States and the world?
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Application can be found in the right-hand column.
 
 
Surry Arts Council Scholarship
Criteria:
-College-bound High School Senior
-In addition to the application, the applicant must perform or demonstrate his/her chosen artistic discipline.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Application can be found in the right-hand column.
 
 
American Business Women's Association (ABWA) - Granite City Chapter Scholarship
Criteria:
-Female planning to attend SCC with professional or business career goals
-3.0+ GPA
Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 10, 2019
Applications can be picked up in the Guidance Office.
 
 
SunTrust "Off to College" Scholarship
Criteria:
-High School Senior
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 13, 2019