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John Francis Amherst Cecil Scholarships

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

These scholarships are for high school seniors and high school graduates who are the legal dependents of employees of Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must be the legal dependent of a current year-round, full-time employee, year-round part-time employee, or seasonal full-time employee with one year of completed service at the time of application. The primary criteria for awarding these scholarships will be: academic achievement and potential; financial need; moral character; community service; extracurricular activities; leadership skills; and work experience will also be considered. Scholarship recipients may attend any accredited vocational/technical school or two- or four-year public or private college in the United States. All members of the family of John Francis Amherst Cecil and all children of the officers of Biltmore are ineligible.

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?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 12
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $1,500
Awards Granted: 8


Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • North Carolina
Employer: Is this you?
  • Biltmore Estate

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