This scholarship is for North Carolina high school seniors and community college students who are transferring to a four-year institution. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be from a rural county that is economically distressed and/or tobacco dependent (see list of qualifying counties below). They must also demonstrate financial need and academic merit, be North Carolina residents for tuition purposes, and be enrolling in a participating North Carolina college/university for the first time. Students who have already earned bachelor's degrees are not eligible for this scholarship.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.
Financial Need: Is this you?
Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
- High school senior
- College freshman
- College sophomore
Home State: Is this you?
- North Carolina
Location: Is this you?
- Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Burke, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Davie, Duplin, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Graham, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Mitchell, Montgomery, Nash, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rutherford, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yadkin, or Yancey County
Must plan to attend a participating North Carolina school.
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