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    Information regarding Local, State, and Government Scholarships are provided in the Scholarship Packet above.  Local Scholarship Applications are being uploaded daily for your convenience.   Click on the Scholarships (blue links) below.  Completed applications may be dropped off at the Scotland High School attendance window to the attention of  April Chavis-Johnson or submitted by email: ajohnson3@scotland.k12.nc.us.  April Chavis-Johnson will attach required transcripts as needed.


    NOTE:  Some scholarship due dates are flexible due to Covid19.  If they are still posted they are open until awarded.  


    NuIdea Scholarship

    Deadline May 18, 2020          Award Amount $1,000

    Award a student who desires to declare their major in business.  



    Award Amount: $250 - $3,000

    • Graduating female residence of Scotland County
    • Accepted at a four year institution
    • Application are to be turned into College Central



    Award Amount: $250 - $3,000

    • Graduating female residence of Scotland County
    • Accepted at a four year institution
    • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
    • Application should be turned into College Central


    Louise Graham Davis Scholarship                                                                                 

    Award Amount: Varies

    Established to perpetuate the legacy of the late Mrs. Louise Graham Davis of Laurinburg. This scholarship is presented annually to a graduating African American student who is planning to attend a postsecondary institution. Ms. Davis’ devoted services to mankind though the church, local community and state organizations were outstanding. Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.


    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, INC Alpha Alpha Phi Zeta Chapter

    Award Amount: Varies                       

    Female Student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

    Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.


    Alpha Alpha Phi Zeta Chapter:  Elouise Weaver Jackson Scholarship

    Award Amount: Varies     

    Female Student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher attending a 4 year college or university.

    Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.



    Award Amount: up to $2,500 

    • GPA of 3.2.
    • African American
    • Complete the SAT and/or ACT
    • Accepted for enrollment as a full-time student
    • Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.



    Delores S. Barber Food Service/Culinary Arts Scholarship

    Award Amount: varies            

    Named in memory of a retired culinary arts teacher at Scotland High School, this scholarship is awarded to a senior who is planning to pursue a degree in the Culinary Arts field. Applications should be turned in to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.




    Award Amount: $1,000

    Based on Need, academic achievement

    Applications should be turned in to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.



    Delta Omicron Chapter:  Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for Key Women Educators 

    Award Amount:  $500

    • Female
    • Pursuing a degree in the field of education or related field.
    • Legal resident of Scotland County

    Applications should be turned in to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.



    Laurinburg Masonic Lodge #305 A.F. & A.M. will be awarding 2 scholarships to students in Scotland County this year. To qualify, a student must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.5, be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, and have financial need. Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.


    McGregor Foundation Scholarship

    Amount: Multiple Awards, Amounts Vary

    This scholarship was established by J.M. and Freda McGregor.  Mr. McGregor was one of Scotland County’s truly outstanding citizens- both as a leader and as a servant.  This scholarship is to assist deserving seniors from Scotland County with post-high school education.  Preference is given to those from the Gibson Community and/or to those who are members of the Gibson United Methodist Church.  Applications should be returned to Mrs. April Chavis-Johnson.



    Award Amount:  Varies

    • Scotland County resident
    • GPA: 0 or higher
    • Must be accepted to a college, university, or community college




    A.B. Gibson Scholarship Fund Award

    Award Amount: Varies

    Presented annually to a graduating senior at Scotland High School who is qualified in accordance with the following criteria: fineness of spirit; integrity and determination; creative qualities of mind; sufficient success in school to indicate future success in continuation of education; and financial need. Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.



    Deadline: April 17, 2020  June 15, 2020                                                        Award Amount:  $1,000

    • Parent must be a member of the NC Child Support Council or a client of a Child Support Program
    • Be accepted by a NC University, Community College, or a Technical School.
    • GPA 2.0 or Higher



    Westminster Presbyterian Church Mission, Inc. Ccholarship                                                           

    Award Amount: $1,000 / $1,500

    Westminster Presbyterian Church Mission Inc. (WPCMI) is a non-profit organization and has been in Scotland County for over 35 years. They are offering scholarships to qualified minority high school seniors at Scotland High School that meet the following criteria: must be an African American male or female in good standing and can document achievement in academics, involvement in community service activities, leadership, and participation in extracurricular activities, exemplary character, and financial need. Interested students must meet all the criteria listed above. Applications must be mailed to the donor by the deadline.



    29th Masonic District- Order of the Eastern Star    

    Award Amount: $500

    The 29th Masonic District Prince Hall Masons scholarship is presented to graduating seniors on the basis of scholastic achievement, success and honors. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.


    R.B. Dean Alumni Association Scholarship                                    

    Deadline: April 30, 2020                                                                                   Award Amount: Varies

    Did you attend R.B. Dean Elementary School? If so, you are encouraged to apply for this scholarship! Applicant must be an alumni of R.B. Dean Elementary school, have proven academic achievements (minimum 2.5 GPA), school and community involvement and financial need. Character and leadership will also be factors in determining the recipients. Applications are available in *College Central and must be mailed to the donor.


     Deborah Pickens Durham Scholarship         

    Award Amount: $500

    Given in memory of Deborah Pickens Durham, a long time art teacher. Awarded to a graduating senior at SHS who is planning to major in a visual arts OR arts related field. Criteria: recipient must have demonstrated excellence in the field of visual art; be admitted to a college or university, with preference given to those who have made a commitment to art as a major or minor course of study.  Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.


    Elizabeth Pickett Mills Horticulture Scholarship

    Award Amount:  varies                              

    Given in honor of Elizabeth Pickett Mills. Awarded to a graduating senior at SHS who demonstrates interest in horticulture/environmental sciences, forestry, conservation, recreational park, environmental design, or botany. Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.


    Anchor Scholarship – Pilot Club of Laurinburg

    Award Amount: $1,400

    Awarded by the Pilot Club of Laurinburg to an exceptional member of the Scotland High School Anchor Club who is dedicated to community service.  Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson.


    Laurinburg Junior Service League Scholarships                           

    Award Amount: $250 (2) and $500 (1)

    The Laurinburg Junior Service League will be awarding two Marie Pate Service Awards in the amount of $250 each and one LJSL Scholarship in the amount of $500 to deserving seniors who exemplifies commitment to service in the community, academic excellence and participation in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to students whose mother was in the Laurinburg Junior Service League. Applications should be returned to Mrs. Chavis-Johnson. 




    Deadline:  May 15, 2020                                                                               Award Amount:  $500.00

    • Participated in the Laurinburg Optimist Club baseball/softball program
    • GPA: 3.0
    • Pursuing either a 2 or a 4 year degree


    Defensive Driving Scholarship

    DEADLINE: May 31st, 2020                                                                          AWARD AMOUNT: $1,000

    • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
    • Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States
    • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than Winter 2020
    • Click link above for online application.  

    Children Impacted by Crime Scholarship

    Deadline:June 1, 2020                                                                                   Award Amount: Varies

    Established by WriteAPrisoner.com in 2010 to benefit the children of inmates and the children who have been victimized by crime (either by themselves or a member of their immediate family). Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA or provide documentation explaining circumstances if GPA is lower than 2.5. Application available online at http://www.writeaprisoner.com/CIBC-Scholarship-Application.pdf


    National Scholarship Programs

    Outstanding Community College Students Awarded $40,000 Transfer ...

    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. Our scholarships provide financial assistance and academic support to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. In addition to the monetary award, students join a thriving network of over 2,600 Cooke Scholars.  Students receive upto $40,000.00 per year. 

    Click HERE to learn more about the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship


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    Scholarships awarded by The Center for Native Scholarships are awarded to enrolled members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a federally recognized tribe.  All applicants are required to submit a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) and Financial Needs Form (FNF) which is always available at www.aigcs.org where you may also review the AIGC Online Application Instructions.

     Click HERE for the Center for Native Scholarships


    The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

    Click HERE to apply to the Jackie Robinson Foundation


    Hispanic Scholarship Fund

    The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.  Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

    Click HERE to apply for the HSF Scholarships


    ndigenous Education, Inc. serves American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing post-secondary education.  Mission: Providing elevated opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native college students through empowering them with an engaging scholarship experience designed to support their success in higher education.

    Click HERE to review IEI Scholarships


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  • Click the link below to review a list of scholarships and applications provided by College Foundation of North Carolina.  



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  • Notice from National SAT/Collegeboard: 

    As the College Board responds to the impact of coronavirus, our top priorities are the health and safety of students and educators. We’re working hard to make the SAT available in school and out of school as soon as the public health situation allows.
    Right now, public health officials have made clear it is not safe to gather students in one place. Many states have closed school for the rest of the academic year, and globally there are widespread school closures across 192 countries. As such, Colllege Board and SAT sites will not be able to administer the SAT and SAT Subject Tests as planned on June 6, 2020.
    Students will have opportunities to take the SAT to make up for this spring’s lost administrations. If it’s safe from a public health standpoint, College Board will provide weekend SAT administrations every month through the end of the calendar year, beginning in August. This includes a new administration in September and the previously scheduled tests on August 29, October 3, November 7, and December 5.  Students will be able to register for these administrations beginning in May.

    Notice from National ACT testing: 

    The safety of students and test center staff is ACT’s top priority. ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S. in response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date.


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