Scholarship Information



  • UNC Charlotte: Levine Scholarship:  You may self nominate or ask a counselor to nominate you.   The Levine Scholars Program takes the brightest, most capable students and gives them the tools, resources and environment they need to explore the world around them, engage deeply in their communities and excel across discipline. The four-year scholarship includes full tuition, room, board, a grant to implement a service project of the Scholar’s own design, and four summers of experiences that will develop leadership skills, social awareness and an international perspective. The total value of this four-year package is estimated at $105,000 for in-state students and $155,000 for out-of-state students. Deadline: Due October 8. 

UNC Central & NC A&T:

  • UNC Central and NC A&T - Cheatham-White Scholarship: You may self-nominate or Ask a counselor to nominate you.The Cheatham-White Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program for students attending North Carolina Central University and N. C. Agricultural and Technical State University beginning Fall 2018. This program was designed to provide an outstanding educational experience for exceptional scholars who have a wide range of interests, are proficient in both the arts and sciences, and demonstrate leadership potential and a strong commitment to service.  Cheatham-White is a fully funded four-year scholarship. The scholarship covers full tuition and fees, housing, meals, textbooks, a laptop, travel, and personal expenses. Each scholarship also provides four summers of fully funded enrichment and networking opportunities that may include international travel and study. Deadline for Nomination:  November 1, 2022


  •  NCSU Park Scholarship: The Park Scholarship program provides a four-year scholarship to NC State University awarded on the basis of outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
    • New for 2022-2023 - Students CAN self-nominate. 
    • To apply go HERE.
    • Deadline: November 1, 2022


  • John M. Belk Scholarship - See your school counselor
  • Recognizes powerful students with demonstrated academic excellence, integrity, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take risks, and potential to be change agents in both their local and global communities.
  • Covers comprehensive cost (tuition, fees, room, and board) for four years, plus two special opportunity stipends ($3,000 each).
  • Review the Belk Scholarship brochure.
  • Pick up packet from Mrs. Beverly Jones 
  • Application for scholarship due to school Counselor by Nov 1, 2022.  


LOCAL Scholarship Opportunities - Contact Mrs. Roberson @ [email protected] for more information


---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Heisman High School Scholarship - The Heisman Memorial Trophy is renowned for symbolizing the pursuit of excellence with integrity. This scholarship is for remarkable young leaders that set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving the way for greatness for everyone around them. Eligibility begins with maintaining a weighted GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations. All directions to apply are located on the website. Deadline October 17, 2023 at 6pm Eastern Standard Time.

DAR Good Citizens: The Otway Burns Chapter is pleased to sponsor the DAR Good Citizens scholarship to an outstanding young person in the senior class who demonstrates qualities of a good citizen. The ECHS staff will vote and select a student that best exemplifies the characteristics set forth by the scholarship and the student will then be offered the opportunity to accept the award or to compete in the essay competition. If the student selects to compete in the essay competition, the deadline is November 1, 2023. 

NCHSAA Scholarships -List of student athlete scholarships through the NC High School Association of Athletes Foundation. There are several scholarship opportunities for students - please check out this site for the complete list. Varying scholarship values are from $500-$2,000. Applications open September 1, 2023. 

NC State Elks AssociationStudent must be a senior in their high school and participating in a school curriculum that involves health care activities. It is not necessary that the the student already accepted for enrollment in a post high school nursing program but he/she must have made application.  It is recommended that the applicant be in the top 25% of his / her class and be actively involved in nursing related activities.  The application is found on this website. This is a $1,000 scholarship. Deadline to apply is December 8, 2023 to the Lodge of their jurisdiction.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student - The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four year scholarships to the highest rated applicants in the 2024 competition. Male and Female students will compete separately. These scholarships range from $1,000-$7,500 per year.  These scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours) in a US College or University.  Applications can be found on this website.  Deadline to apply is November 13, 2023.

The Mike Dunn Memorial Scholarship - Do the Right ThingThe purpose of this scholarship is to reward a community-minded student who has demonstrated independence, moral courage, and the ability to do the right thing when it matters the most.  This scholarship is for $2,500. The student must have an overall minimum weighted GPA of 2.5, be a senior in good standing attending one of the three Carteret County Public High Schools, must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited post secondary school by the 2024/2025 academic year and must have completed at least 30 hours of internship with the Olde Beaufort Farmers' Market.  Mrs. Roberson has the application packet. Deadline March 1, 2024.