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Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities for current Seniors (Class of 2020) will be posted on this site as they come into our office.  Most local scholarship applications will not come available until November or later.  Please check this page often as it is frequently updated.

Many national scholarships can be found using scholarship search engines.  A few good  scholarship search engines are:
 www.fastweb.com 
 www.studentscholarships.org 

Scholarship Buddy - North Carolina 

Resources for Undocumented students 
More resources for Undocumented students 


 Helpful Financial Aid Resources   
CFNC Booklet:  Student Financial Aid for North Carolinian
Lendedu Financial Aid Tutorial  
CFNC Financial Aid Workshop Powerpoint 

Monthly Newsletter

A newsletter is sent out each month with additional scholarship and college information.  Seniors will have an opportunity to put their email and a parent email on the distribution list the first few weeks in September.  If you would like to make sure you are on the list, please email your counselor. 

October 2019                November 2019          December 2019

All Scholarships will be posted on this website once they become available.  Please check back frequently.  Scholarships are posted in deadline order.  Please be sure to follow all directions. 

NC State Elks Association Nursing Scholarship
Deadline:  December 8, 2019 (Plan to mail no later than Tuesday, November 26)
Open to graduating seniors who are seeking admission to a nursing program (you must be enrolled for the award to be paid, but you can be in the planning stages at the time of application).  There is a counselor report that goes with this application.  Please make sure your counselor has been given this form by November 1 to complete.  All portions of the application should be mailed together to:
Winston-Salem Elks Lodge #449
PO Box 25924
Winston-Salem, NC 27114
You may also hand deliver the application to Winston-Salem Elks Lodge #449, 2585 Griffith Road, Winston-Salem.   The Lodge is open daily 1pm - 9pm.  
For more information and the complete application please click here.  


The Huggable Supermom Scholarship
Deadline:  December 31, 2019
Open to single moms, children of single moms, and those who have been closely impacted by a single mother.
For more information and the complete application please click here.


JFK Library Foundation Profiles in Courage Essay Contest
Deadline:  January 17, 2020
Open to students in grades 9-12.
For more information and the complete guidelines please click here. 


Mocksville Woman's Club Scholarship
Deadline:  January 27, 2019 (Plan to mail no later than January 17)
Open to a female graduating senior.  An interview is part of the awarding of this scholarship.  That interview will be held at Davie High School on February 10.  
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


Members Credit Union Scholarship
Deadline:  February 1, 2020 (Plan to mail no later than 1/24)
Open to graduating seniors who are members of Members Credit Union with at least a 3.0 High School GPA.
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


Davie Community Foundation Scholarships
Deadline:  February 6, 2020 (by 2pm)
One application for over 80 scholarships!  This is for all seniors planning any type of education next year whether it is four year college, community college, or trade school.  Also, if you are planning to go to DCCC and use the Ignite Davie scholarship you need to fill out this application as well.  Please see your counselor if you have any questions.
For more information and the complete application please click here.


NCHSAA Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship
Deadline:  February 7, 2020
Awarded to one senior male high school athlete participating on the varsity wrestling team and one senior female high school athlete participating on the varsity cross-country team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school. Recipients will each recieve a one-time scholarship award in the amount of $1,500.00.
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


NCHSAA Pat Gainey Student Award
Deadline:  February 7, 2020
To provide scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants.  Applicants must be either a senior, male high school athlete participating on a varsity baseball team or a senior, female student high school athlete participating on a varsity sports team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources. Each recipient receives a one-time $5,000.00 scholarship award. 
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


NCHSAA Wilburn Clary Medal Award
Deadline:  February 7, 2020
Awarded to one male and one female graduating senior student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity sport team during his/her senior year at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school.  Athlete must have participated on at least two sanctioned varsity sports during his/her high school career. Each recipient receives a one-time $2,000.00 scholarship award. 
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


NCHSAA Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Deadline:  February 7, 2020
To provide scholarship support to an outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native* and/or Asian Pacific Islander American**, or Hispanic American student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school. 
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship
Deadline:  February 12, 2020 (Plan to mail no later than 2/13/20)
Open to all graduating seniors with a disability.
For more information and the complete application please click here.


The Silver Pen Writing Competition
Deadline:  February 14, 2020 (Plan to mail no later than 2/7)
Open to all graduating seniors who live within 25 of a participating community.  (DCHS students live within 25 miles of Homestead Hills in Winston-Salem, NC).  There are no GPA requirements for this scholarship.  Recipients are chosen based on their responses to the posted essay topic.  The essay topic for 2020 is "Discuss an accomplishment, event or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others."   You can submit online - please make sure you indicate "Homestead Hills" in Winston-Salem.
For more information and the complete application please click here.


NC Alph Delta Kappa Local Chapter - Mary Sexton Wall Scholarship
Deadline:  March 1, 2020 (Plan to mail no later than 2/21/20)
Open to a graduating female student who is planning a career in education.
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


Clare Johnson Marley - Mary Earle Berger Fine Arts Scholarship
(Provided through NC Alpha Delta Kappa)
Deadline:  March 1, 2020 (Plan to mail no later than 2/21/20)
Open to graduating seniors who will be studying a field in fine arts in college.
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


Eunice Riggins Memorial Scholarship & Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship
(Both provided through NC Alpha Delta Kappa)
Deadline:  March 1, 2020 (Plan to mail no later than 2/21/20)
Mary Rose Mills - Linda Rankin Memorial Scholarship is open to all graduating seniors who meet the specified requirements.   The Eunice Riggins Memorial  Scholarship is only open to graduating female students.  They use the same application.  If you are applying for both scholarships you only have to complete one application.
For more information and the complete application please click here.


NCHSAA Lacrosse Scholarship
Deadline:  March 6, 2020
Awarded to one male and one female senior varsity lacrosse players from an NCHSAA member high school.  To be eligible, the student-athlete must be accepted to play lacrosse on the varsity collegiate level of an NCAA or NAIA program (not club level team).  Recipients will receive a one-time $500.00 scholarship.
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


NCHSAA Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship
Deadline:  March 6, 2020
To provide scholarship support for one senior male high school student athlete participating on the varsity level lacrosse team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school, planning to attend a college or university in pursuit of higher education. Recipient will receive a one-time award of $1,000.00.
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


State Employees Credit Union
"People Helping People" Scholarship
Deadline:  March 13, 2020
Open to all graduating seniors planning to attend a UNC system school.  There are multiple steps to this application.  Please make sure you carefully review your completed application.  You will turn in your application to your counselor in Student Services no later than March 13, 2020.  Please click the links below and see your counselor if you have any questions.
Eligibility Criteria
Frequently Asked Questions
Sample Complete Application Packet
How to write your Biography
Consent Form
Application (Must be typed on this word document)


NCHSAA Jerry McGee Endowed Scholarship
Deadline:  March 13, 2020
Awarded to two senior year high school student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools each year. This award is unique in that it honors both male and female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves by overcoming adversity and returned to excel beyond expectations in their scholastic athletic sport(s). Each recipient receives a one-time, $1,000.00 award. 
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


Mocksville Garden Club Scholarship
Deadline:  March 15, 2020
Open to graduating seniors planning a career in Horticulture, Environmental Science, or Agriculture.
For more information and the complete application please click here. 


Mocksville Woman's Club Community College Scholarship
Deadline:  March 23, 2020 (plan to mail no later than March 16)
Open to graduating seniors planning to attend a community college and have been enrolled in Davie County Schools since 6th grade.
For more information and the complete application please click here.


NC Criminal Justice Fellows Program
Deadline:  May 31, 2020
Open to graduating seniors who want to pursue a careers as a variety of state and local law enforcement officers, correctional officers, juvenile justice officers, telecommunications specialists, etc.  This fellowship can be used at any community college in NC.  It is paid in the form of a forgiveable loan.
For more information and the complete application please click here.