The Scholarship Process and Available Scholarships

  • The NC Delta Kappa Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship is open to any young woman who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university in North Carolina next fall.

     

    Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration.

     

    Access the application here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSetWJbEv4-rUMs-Tje-dK_VLPzeSRoeY4_7a5-2sh6lx7-AEw/viewform

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  • The NC Delta Kappa Clare Johnson Marley-Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall, and who is declaring his/her major in an area of the fine arts.

     

    Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 20% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1220 or ACT composite score of 25, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration. (Samples of talent are required to be submitted with the application.)

     

    Find the application here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2pbKZZst54ln8T2gGtbHlANqiK4XXWz00fuU-s81TWTpkUQ/viewform

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  • A. Joe Hemphill Jr. Scholarship 

    Due: March 1 2024

    Available to students who plan on attending a college/university in NC or TN and plan to study forestry management or environmental science

    $3,000 available up to 3 years

    Information online at:

    https://cfwnc.org/scholarships/a-joe-hemphill-jr-scholarship

     

    Apply online at:

    ttps://app.smarterselect.com/programs/69353-The-Community-Foundation-Of-Western-North-Carolina

     

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  • The NC Delta Kappa Mary Rose Mills-Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship is open to any student who is currently graduating from an accredited public high school in North Carolina that follows the NC Standard Course of Study and who expects to enroll in a four-year college or university next fall.

     

    Specific eligibility requirements are: Academic rank in top 10% of class, Minimum SAT score of 1290 or ACT composite score of 27, good character and participation in extra-curricular activities (school and community). Financial need is not the primary consideration.

     

    Application link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScvXbEI3DBN3kIb3LJRU-IQLKCfNwNGx3RnuUMC8EujgpOwlQ/viewform

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  • Golden Leaf Scholarship

    Due: March 1 2024

    Available to students who are residents of rural counties, plan to enroll in a NC public or private college or university, have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, have a FASFA expected family contribution that does not exceed the maximum permitted by golden leaf, and has expressed intent to return to the rural community upon college graduation.

     

    Online information:

    https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/golden-leaf-colleges-and-universities-scholarship/

     

    Online application:

    https://scholars.goldenleaf.org/apply/colleges-and-universities/

     

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  • Golden LEAF Scholarship

    The Golden LEAF Scholarship is designed to assist current North Carolina high school seniors and North Carolina community college transfer students. Recipients must be from certain rural counties, plan to attend a participating North Carolina college or university, demonstrate financial need, and express an intent to return to a rural North Carolina community upon college graduation. The scholarship is funded by the Golden LEAF Foundation through a grant to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.

    https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/golden-leaf-colleges-and-universities-scholarship/

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  • FATE Scholarship

    Due: March 4 2024

     

    Available to students who are U.S. citizens, enrolled at Madison High or Madison Early College, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and demonstrate leadership. 

     

     

    Seniors, the FATE Scholarship is a big local scholarship opportunity. This scholarship offers at least four awards valuing from $10,000 to $20,000. The FATE application is now available in the counseling office - come by and pick up a copy for further requirements and instructions. The scholarship is due to counselors by March 24th - with many other local scholarship opportunities becoming available in the new year, this is a great opportunity to get started now. Let us know if we can answer any questions!

    Pick up application requirements and instructions from the counseling office.

     

    FATE Application  

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  • Lib Duvall Memorial Scholarship

    Due: March 15 2024

    Available to students who attend MHS and plan to pursue a healthcare related degree. See link for details. Due 3/15/24.

     

    Apply online at:

    https://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/elizabeth-lib-hale-duvall-memorial-scholarship

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  • Madison County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

    Due: March 15 2024

    Available to students who are Madison County residents, enrolled as a full-time student in the fall of 2022 (12 or more credit hours), and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher 

    Madison County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application

     

    Apply online at:

     https://www.madisoncounty-nc.com/chamber-scholarship-application-2/

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  • The North Carolina Alpha Delta Kappa Student Achievement Scholarship. It is also for $2000 and is open to a male or female, on track to graduate this spring, planning to pursue an education degree at a school of higher learning.

     

    Specific eligibility requirements are: SAT score of 990 to 1130 or ACT composite score of 20 to 24; unweighted GPA of 2.5 to 3.5; good character, integrity, leadership potential and service to school, community and church.

     

    Students should apply for this scholarship through the North Carolina Community Foundation at https://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/

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  • The George H.V. Cecil Journey Scholarship

    Due: March 18, 2024

    Available to students who have a minimum of a 3.0 weighted GPA.

    $1,250 scholarships available to multiple students

    $2,500 Premiere Scholarship

     

    Apply online at:

    https://fs29.formsite.com/zolLtv/ohreun2n7c/login

     

    Mandatory Checklist

    Mandatory Checklist

     

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    The Ruskin Scholarship application and eligibility requirements can be found at:
     
    The due date for this scholarship is March 7, 2024
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  • The Kate S Reeves Memorial Scholarship is given to a senior female planning to major in education.

     

    The application is attached and is also available in the counseling office. This scholarship is due March 22, 2024 - Shared a document:

     

     https://group.me/DYIin0Iedx6r2

     

    This scholarship needs to be mailed to the following address and RECEIVED by March 22. This means your application needs to be post marked before the 22nd with time to get to: Ellen Goodell #442 KyFields Weaverville, NC 28787. If you would like me to mail them, please get your application materials to me by Monday, March 18th. Let me know if I can help or if you have any questions!

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  • State Employees Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship

     

    PDF of Application and all materials due by email to counselors: March 22, 2024 

     

    $10,000

     

    Available to students who plan to attend a public UNC school system, demonstrate leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement, and is either a member of SECU or eligible for membership through a parent/ guardian.

     

    SECU Scholarship

    SECU Directions

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  • Please see the attached link to apply for the Rotary Club of Madison County scholarships. Deadline for online application is April 12, 2024. Students should see or Mrs. Crosby or Mrs. Ferguson for any questions.

    Rotary Scholarship Link

    Rotary Essay Link

    The following details the different scholarships offered by Rotary Club.

    Scholarship Descriptions

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  • The Sara Brotherton Memorial Scholarship is a new local scholarship that will award one Madison County senior $5000.

     

    Please see the attached application for eligibility requirements and instructions.

     

    Hard copies of the application are available in Student Servives.

     

    All application materials are due to school counselors by Friday, March 29, 2024. -

     

    https://group.me/xDw3niD61vcOU

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  • A-B Tech Scholarship Flyer

    Instructions for Applying for AB Tech Scholarships

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  • CFWNC Scholarships are live.  Please click link for details.

    CFWNC Scholarship Directory

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    • The American Legion's Davis Sexton Post 317 Scholarship offers two $1000 awards to two Madison Seniors who plan to continue their education (trade/vocational, 2 yr, 4yr) and are the relative of a veteran.

       

      An application is attached, and hard copies are available in student services.

       

      This scholarship is due to Ms. Crosby or Mrs. Ferguson on February 1st. Let us know if we can help or if you have any questions! -

       

      Shared a document: https://group.me/3gXpVB74PFpQfo

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