Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Established in 1955 by a trust agreement of the late Aubrey Lee Brooks, these scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors from a 14-county area of North Carolina. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority provides central administration for the Brooks Foundation.EligibilityTo be considered for this award, a student must:  * Plan to enroll as full-time students in a degree-granting program at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, or the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  * Permanently reside in and attend a high school in one of the following counties: Alamance, Bertie, Caswell, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Swain, or Warren.Please Note: One additional scholarship is awarded to a student from the cities of Greensboro and High Point and to a senior at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics who is from an eligible county.Awards are made annually to 17 graduating high school seniors. Criteria include financial need, merit, leadership, character, and the will of the recipient to help himself or herself prepare for a career as a useful and informed citizen.ValueThe scholarship provides for an award of approximately one-half of the cost of an Undergraduate education. The maximum award for the academic year is $9,500. Brooks Scholars may also receive funding for summer internships, research or study abroad and a one-time computer allowance up to $3,000. The scholarship is renewable, provided the recipient has continued financial need, remains enrolled full time at an eligible institution, and maintains a 2.75 cumulative grade point average and good citizenship.Please check the website for complete application procedure.

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 17

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 9500

Deadline: 2018-02-01


Sponsoring Organization College Foundation of North Carolina
2917 Highwoods Blvd. P.O. Box 41966
Raleigh, NC 27604

Contact Person:

Phone: 888-234-6400 (toll free)

Fax: 919-821-3139