These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors who live in Graham, Jackson, Macon, and Swain County, North Carolina, and the Qualla Boundary area. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, attend a public high school in a qualifying area, and be legal citizens of the United States. Preference will be given to: (1) well-rounded students who are motivated to pursue higher education, but need financial assistance to do so; (2) Native American Indians who can document proof of Native American heritage (at least 25%) and tribal affiliation; and (3) students transitioning out of foster care. Selection will be based on good moral character, the desire to attend college and commitment to complete degree requirements; academic ability/achievement; demonstrated financial need; leadership and community service and/or significant work experience; and extracurricular activities.
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 has a relatively low number of applicants.