Scholarships of county 'Wake' within North Carolina

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Mark Ulmer Native American Scholarship

1. Applicant must be an American, residing in the state of North Carolina for the past twelve (12) months. Applicant must provide proof of American Indian ethnic background as defined below: * An individual who maintians cultural identification as an American Indian through membership in a Native American tribe recognized by the State of North Carolina or the Federal Government. 2. Applicant must be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale and enrolled as a full-time student for the next semester/quarter in one of the 16 schools of the University of North Carolina system. 3. Applicant must provide proof of financial need. 4. Applicant must indicate leadership abilities and community involvement. 5. Former scholarship recipients may apply annually for continuation of funding. Renewal of the award is not automatic. 6. Former scholarship awardees that re-apply must meet application requirements to be eligible for the scholarship. 7. Only applicants working toward the completion of their first undergraduate degree(s) are eligible for this scholarship. 8. Students transferring from a private, technical, or community college to one of the shcool in the U.N.C. System are eligible for this scholarship if they are considered a rising sophomore, junior, or senior by the U.N.C. System school they will attend the following semester or quarter. To verify upcoming attendance at the U.N.C. System school, such transfer students must include a copy of thier letter of acceptance at the U.N.C. System school. 9. Awardees will be notified by telephone no later than the last Saturday in July and are expected to attend the Triangle Native American Annual Heritage Gala on the third Saturday in August in Raleigh, North Carolina to receive their scholarship money.

The Cary Visual Art Scholarship

Cary Visual Art, Inc. (CVA) has established a scholarship program to encourage higher education study in the visual arts field. Individual scholarship award amounts of $1,000 per year for up to 4 years will be awarded to each recipient. Recipients will be selected based on artistic merit, significant volunteer service to the arts, and intention to pursue an art related college curriculum. Limited to residents of Cary, NC.

Sharma Family Scholarship Fund

Residents of Wake County or North Carolina who are entering or currently attending an NC college or university with preference given to North Carolina State University. Applicants must have a high regard for obtaining an education and the courage to pursue it in spite of limited financial resources; demonstrate leadership, involvement in extra curricular activities, friendship to others, solid work ethics and a commitment to academics; have a purpose and a plan for being a productive citizen; and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, recognizing the value of all people regardless of religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or ability.

James E. and Violet A. Carson Scholarship Endowment

Residents of Wilkes County who have been accepted by a post secondary institution (college, university, technical or community college) and demonstrate a need for financial assistance. First preference will be given to applicants that are members of or children of Cub Creek Baptist Church in Moravian Falls, NC; second preference will be given to applicants in the geographical area of the Moravian Falls community; third preference will be given to applicants in Wilkes County at large.

Kevin Onstott Scholarship

Established in 2008, this award was created by Ouimet Director Joseph Onstott in honor of his late son. The Onstott Scholarship is in memory of Kevin Onstott, who died at the age of 27 in an accident on December 15, 2004 at Northridge Country Club in Raleigh, North Carolina where he was Assistant Superintendent. Proceeds of the 23rd Annual OnstottInvitational at Woodland Golf Club on August 11 benefited the scholarship. The Onstott Scholarship is for an Ouimet Scholar attending Methodist University, NC State or for another worthy scholar.To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must have completed at least two years service to golf as caddies, helpers in the pro shop, or course superintendent operations at a club in Massachusetts. The awards are "need-based" and assist with tuition at accredited undergraduate institutions.