Teacher Jedidiah Gist was a recipient of the William Tasse Alexander Scholarship.

Foundation For The Carolinas manages numerous scholarship funds that provide grants to help students achieve their educational goals. Grants are available for students attending public and private institutions at graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as for private K-12 schools.

Foundation For The Carolinas currently administers 148 scholarship programs. In 2016, the Foundation awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships to over 900 students.

Scholarship funds are permanent endowments established by donors, often in honor or memory of a loved one. For information about creating a scholarship fund, contact our Philanthropic Advancement team at 704.973.4500.

How to Apply

Each scholarship program has its own unique selection criteria and requirements. To research scholarships for which you may be eligible, please click Online Scholarship Search & Application below.

Most Foundation For The Carolinas Scholarship Funds use the online application. However, some programs use a paper application, or require that you contact an external school or organization to apply. We strongly encourage you to review the “How to Apply” section within the online system for each of the programs in which you are interested in applying.

The 2017-2018 application cycle is now open. You may click on the Online Scholarship Search & Application link to learn more about the opportunities available. Make sure to check the deadline date on the application you are submitting and read the Application Deadline Policy. 


Conduct an online search
to learn more about all of
the scholarships FFTC offers, register to apply
and complete an online application
Scholarships listed here require completing and submitting a paper
application to
the organization listed
Current Foundation For The Carolinas Scholarship recipients who are eligible
for scholarship renewal


Scholarship Award Cycle

November 21

Renewal Notifications are sent to current scholarship recipients reminding them complete the online Student Information Form for Scholarship Renewal

December 16

New applications are available on our new Online Scholarships System

March 3

Deadline to submit most applications to Foundation For The Carolinas. For specific application deadlines, please review the scholarship fund deadline dates.

March  – May

Scholarship committees meet to review applications and make award decisions

March– June

Award recipients and denied applicants are notified of committee decision


Scholarship payments are mailed to the recipient’s school

For more information about scholarships, contact:

Qiana Austin
Vice President and Scholarships Program Officer