Scholarship Listing

This is a complete listing of all Institutional and Managed Scholarship Funds administered by Foundation For The Carolinas.

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African American Network – Carolinas Scholarship Fund
Provides merit-based undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors from North and South Carolina.

Albert and Eloise Midyette Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students attending Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina.

Amy E. Ray Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to senior band students at South Point High School in Belmont, NC.

The ANSWER Scholarship Endowment
Provides financial support and encouragement to adult women age 25 and older who are raising school-age children (grades K-12) and are seeking to earn a two-year nursing degree or a four-year undergraduate degree in the field of their choice.

Annabel Lambeth Jones Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships at Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, NC and Brevard College in Brevard, NC.

Bank of America Junior Achievement Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students who have expressed an interest in business through their service to Junior Achievement in Atlanta, GA.

Boyden High School Class of 1961 Young Women's Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to female high school students graduating from Salisbury High School.

Cadmus Communications Corporation Graphics Scholarship Endowment Fund
Provides annual scholarships to students enrolled in the associate degree in Graphic Arts Management Program at Central Piedmont Community College.

Carolina Panthers Players Sam Mills Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to high school athletes from Mecklenburg County, NC and Spartanburg County, SC who wish to pursue a four-year undergraduate degree.

Carolina Panthers Scholarship Fund
Provides graduate level scholarships to athletes in North and South Carolina on the basis of leadership, citizenship and academic merit.

Carolinas-Virginias Retail Hardware Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to children of employees of member firms of the Carolinas-Virginias Region of the National Retail Hardware Association. Member firms must be located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia or West Virginia.

Charles R. & Ailene S. Harris Fund
Provides scholarships in engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Charles and Dorothy Earp Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to recipients of the Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Fund.

Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for college, technical or vocational school to young residents of housing owned or managed by the Charlotte Housing Authority (including Section 8 subsidized residences).

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Services Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students seeking to meet the minimum educational requirements for employment in emergency services professions. This includes, but is not limited to, studies in emergency medical science, emergency medical technician, registered nursing, paramedics and firefighting services/fire science.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Program
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduates of Charlotte-Mecklenburg public high schools with financial need.

Children's Scholarship Fund of Charlotte
Provides scholarship assistance to economically disadvantaged children in grades K-8 who need to attend tuition-based schools so that they can be taught how they learn best and can reach their highest potential.

Cole Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Purpose is to increase the number of high school graduates from Richmond County, NC who pursue post-secondary education.

Crowder Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to the children of employees of general contracting companies headquartered in Mecklenburg County, NC. Eligible companies must be members of the Carolinas Associated General Contractors of America, Inc.

David T. Brown College Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate college scholarships to children of Insulate America member companies.

Dean B. and Carolyn L. Westmoreland Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Kings Mountain High School

Donald H. Bernstein/John B. Talbert, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to the children of employees of Hanes Companies, Inc., USA.

E. R. & Lillian B. Dimmette Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to deserving students with financial need from five North Carolina counties – Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan and Wilkes. Applicants should be students who "fall between the cracks" of other financial aid and/or scholarship programs.

Ed and Harriet Parris Education Student Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Shelby High School who plan to pursue teaching careers.

Elizabeth Ann Reid Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Providence High School in Charlotte, NC.

Eugenia L. Shuffler Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides merit-based scholarships to North Iredell High School students to pursue a bachelor's degree in education at an accredited college or university.

Fred C. Wikoff, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate college and/or vocational scholarships to the children of employees of Wikoff Color Corporation and its subsidiaries.

Friedland Foundation
Instills the hope of a college education in middle school students burdened with socio-economic disadvantages.

Global Lifetime Experience: deNoyelles-Orr Scholarship
Designed to give Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students with financial needs the opportunity to study abroad, providing full funding for a semester or year-long excursion to the country of their choice.

Gratitude Endowment Fund – CPCC
Provides scholarships to college students age 25 or older or students with physical disability attending or re-entering Central Piedmont Community College.

Gratitude Endowment Fund – Queens University
Provides scholarships to college students age 25 or older or students with physical disability attending or re-entering Queens University.

Gratitude Endowment Fund – UNC Charlotte
Provides scholarships to college students age 25 or older or students with physical disability attending or re-entering UNC Charlotte.

Grayson Lea Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to members of the boys' and girls' soccer teams at Piedmont High School in Monroe, NC.

Hazeline B. Wiley Endowed Scholarship Fund
Provides financial assistance to a student who demonstrates financial need and academic excellence on the campus of Livingstone College.

Henry DeWitt Plyler Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students from Lancaster County, SC to attend Winthrop University.

Henry S. and Carolyn Adams Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to deserving students with financial need who are residents of Union County, NC.

Herb Adrian Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships for students at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte who have expressed an interest in the multi-family housing field.

Honorable James W. Mason Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Scotland High School in Laurinburg, NC.

Howard B. Higgins South Carolina Dental Scholarship
Provides graduate scholarships to students attending the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

J. Carlyle Rutledge Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at A.L. Brown High School or other Kannapolis high schools.

J. Hyatt Hammond Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for young professionals to attend the American Institute of Architects North Carolina Summer Design Conference.

Jack Tate/ThinkCOLLEGE® Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to students who are participants in the Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg ThinkCOLLEGE® Program to attend Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC.

Jack White Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to undergraduate students who are children of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officers who were slain in the line of duty. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit, financial need and good citizenship.

James V. Johnson Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students at Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, NC and Mitchell Community College in Statesville, NC.

Judy Crocker Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to Winthrop University students with an interest in Education, Human Services and related majors.

Julian E. Carnes Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students at Clemson University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte who are preparing for a career in a technological field appropriate to meet the requirements of the U.S. Patent Office as a patent agent or attorney.

Kasie Ford Capling Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to high school seniors graduating from Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools (public or private) who have experienced the death of one or both parents.

L.D. and Louise Petit Jones Scholarship and Departmental Grants Program
Provides educational support to students at Gaffney High School.

LCNAA Scholarship Fund Program
Provides scholarships to students attending Livingstone College who demonstrate academic excellence and have a confirmed unmet need.

Laramie Walden Memorial Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to the children of Charlotte, NC firefighters on the basis of academic merit and extra-curricular involvement.

Laura M. Fleming Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to the children of Founders Federal Credit Union members to attend an accredited college, vocational or technical school of their choice.

Law Enforcement Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to undergraduate students studying law enforcement at Central Piedmont Community College and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Lucille Finch Jones Endowment Fund
Provides scholarships to male students at Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, NC.

Lucille Finch Jones Presidential Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships at Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, NC.

Lula Faye Clegg Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to students majoring in education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Mamie Ledbetter Turner Endowed Scholarship Fund
Provides financial assistance to a student who demonstrates financial need and academic excellence on the campus of Livingstone College.

Margaret H. Jones Scholarship Fund
Provides an annual college scholarship for a graduating senior at Myers Park High School in Charlotte, NC.

Mary Lynn Phillips Scholarship Fund for Community School of the Arts
Provides instructional scholarships to students of dance at Community School of the Arts in Charlotte, NC.

Mary Stewart and William T. Covington, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students who graduate from a public high school located in Hoke County, NC.

Mary and Elliott Wood Foundation Scholarship Fund
The Mary and Elliott Wood Foundation (MEWF) was established, primarily, to offer encouragement and comprehensive scholarships to those most gifted future leaders who have the capability, desire, energy, enthusiasm and determination to improve our civilization and to enhance the quality of all life - cultural, civic and ecological.

MEWF scholarships are 100% merit-based rather than financial needs-based. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive process that may consider the applicant's academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal values, potential contribution to the goals of MEWF, leadership potential and personal references.

Mary and Millard Kiker Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to deserving students with financial need who are residents of Anson or Union Counties in North Carolina.

Matthew Tennyson Wanke Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Providence High School in Charlotte, NC.

McColl MBA Fellowship
The McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte offers need-based scholarships for fully-admitted MBA students from nonprofits.

Micah Rhea Arrants Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to seniors at Northwest Cabarrus High School who exemplify kindness, compassion and support toward others regardless of their beliefs, race, gender or socio-economic status.

Minority Scholarship Foundation Endowment
Provides undergraduate scholarships for minority students of the Rock Hill and Fort Mill School districts.

Morgan Gray Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides enrichment and/or scholarship support to home-school students in Rowan County, NC.

Mr. and Mrs. James H. Black Voice of Democracy Scholarship Fund
Provides an undergraduate scholarship to the North Carolina winner of the annual Voice of Democracy essay contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Nancy ("Nan") N. Abell Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Garinger High School in Charlotte, NC.

North Carolina League for Nursing Academic Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to graduate students who are pursuing either a master's degree in nursing or a doctoral degree in nursing or a related discipline.

North Mecklenburg Teachers’ Memorial Scholarship
Provides an annual scholarship for a North Mecklenburg High School student who intends to pursue a degree in education. Established in 2007, this scholarship is in memory of two very special teachers, Mrs. Jean Holtzclaw and Mr. Jerry Taylor.

Pete and Ellen Bensley Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, NC with an interest in foreign languages and/or journalism.

Peter Hunt Fincher Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to students attending Charlotte Latin School in Charlotte, NC.

R. Stephen Ross Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Independence High School and David W. Butler High School in Charlotte, NC.

Reverend Malone Smith Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
Provides financial assistance to a student who demonstrates financial need and academic excellence on the campus of Livingstone College.

Richard Goolsby Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who have shown a career interest or demonstrated practical experience in the plastics industry.

Rotary Public Safety Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to the children of Mecklenburg County first responders - police, fire, MEDIC and sheriff on the basis of academic merit, financial need and community service.

Salisbury Rotary Club Scholarship Trust Fund
Provides scholarships to Rowan County residents for the pursuit of study in any college, university, technical or community college, in or out of the state of North Carolina, for full-time matriculation in the pursuit of a degree.

Sally Cole Visual Arts Scholarship Fund
Provides merit-based undergraduate scholarships to Richmond County, NC residents with demonstrated aptitude and career potential in the visual arts.

Samuel Lerner Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to recipients of the Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Scholarship Incentive Fund.

Sarah Hall Jordan Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to members of Thyatira Presbyterian Church in Salisbury, NC.

Shaw and Jack Spiers Endowment Fund
Provides scholarships to students at Brevard College who have expressed an intent to enter the Christian ministry or other form of Christian service as a vocation.

Spirit Square Center For Arts and Education Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to undergraduate students with demonstrated aptitude and career potential in the arts.

Sybil Jennings Vorheis Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Provides merit based scholarships to graduates of North Iredell High School who seek to obtain a graduate degree in physical therapy, medicine, or nursing.

Sybil Jennings Vorheis Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
Provides merit based scholarships to North Iredell High School graduates who seek to obtain a degree in physical therapy, medicine, or nursing from a post-secondary accredited institution.

Swimming/Diving Scholarship For Shelby High School
Provides undergraduate scholarships to members of the swim team at Shelby High School in Shelby, NC.

T. Frank Booth Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to accounting students at East Carolina University.

Tacy Anna Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at Providence High School in Charlotte, NC.

Ted H. Ousley Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors at North Mecklenburg High School in Huntersville, NC.

Turner Family Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate college and vocational scholarships to Mecklenburg County residents planning to attend an accredited college or vocational school in Mecklenburg County.

Wade H. Stroud, Jr./Charlotte-Mecklenburg Fraternal Order of Police Fund
Provides scholarships to law enforcement students at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Westminster Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to students who are members of Westminster Presbyterian Church or Progressive Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC.

Westminster Scholarship Endowment Fund
Provides undergraduate college scholarships to students who are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster, SC.

Whitten Crawford Tadlock Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to competitive tennis players from Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools (public or private).

Wilbert and Zora Holmes Scholarship Endowment Fund
Provides undergraduate scholarships to graduating seniors from South Carolina’s York School District One to attend an accredited college or technical school of their choice.

William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund
Provides merit scholarships to undergraduate students from Mecklenburg County, NC; primarily in the field of education.

Wilmore Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to attend college or vocational school to residents of the Wilmore neighborhood in Charlotte, NC.


For more information about scholarships, contact:


Qiana Austin
Vice President
Scholarships, Community Programs and Civic Leadership
704.973.4535
qaustin@fftc.org