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    The most recent scholarship information is presented each day during our Pirate Talk announcements.


    Available Scholarships

    Deadline: 9/01/2022
    Scholarship, leadership, moral force of character, physical vigor (participation in school athletics, dance, karate, etc) 

    Park Scholarship at NC State 

    Outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character 


    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation 

    Amount: Varies

    Deadline 10/31/2022

    Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.



    Elks Most Valuable Student Competition

    Deadline: 11/14/2022

    For Eligibility: Click Here

    Maryknoll Scholarships

    Deadline: 11/14/2022

    For Eligibility: Click Here


    Georgetown High School Alumni Association, Inc.

    Amount: TBD

    Deadline: 12/9/2022 Mailed to Wendell Boykins 1915 Onslow Drive Ext. Jacksonville, NC 28540

    Minimum 2.5 GPA

    More information and the application is available here.

    DAR Scholarships 

    Amount: Multiple Scholarship opportunities provided on link below

    Deadline: 1/31/2023

    Please follow the link to find out more information on MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!

    Deadline: Sponsors for Academic Talent, Inc.  
    Amount: $750/$1500 
    Deadline: 1/31/2023
    Academic Requirements: 
         1. Maintain a 3.5 GPA on the weighted scale 
         2. Score 1100 or higher (combination of verbal and mathematics) on the SAT OR   
             Score 23 or higher on ACT Composite Score (listed on score report). 
         3. Attain a College Preparatory Diploma as specified by NC DPI to include: 
              a. 4 English credits 
              b. 4 Mathematics credits 
              c. 3 Science credits  
              d. 3 Social Studies credits (4 for 9th graders entering 2012-2013 and later) 
              e. 2 Foreign Language credits 
    Community Service Requirement: 
    Complete community service hour requirement for ONE of the two scholarships amounts listed below.  You can only receive one of the scholarships offered:    
         To obtain a $750.00 Scholarship, you must also: 
        1. Perform a minimum of 75 hours of community service* 
        2. Complete 20 hours in the senior year (first day of summer break) 
        3. Perform a maximum of 35 church and school hours 
        4. Perform a minimum of 40 hours at Approved Agencies 
        To obtain a $1,500.00 Scholarship, you must also: 
        1. Complete 20 hours in the senior year (first day of summer break) 
        2. Perform a minimum of 100 hours at approved agencies*



    Beirut Veterans of America

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: 1/31/2023

    Application available here.


    Crystal Coast Choral Society, Inc

    Amount: $500

    Deadline: 1/31/2023 Application must be submitted to the address on the application!

    Eligibility and application available here.

    Swansboro Rotary Foundation

    Amount: $4,000

    Deadline: 3/17/2023

    Graduating seniors from either Croatan or Swansboro High School who enroll full-time in a community college, four-year college or university. (Children and grandchildren of Swansboro Rotary members are ineligible.) Criteria: 40% Financial Need 30% Academic Achievement (Grade Point Average and Class Rank) 30% Other Considerations (Extracurricular activities, unusual circumstances, goals and aspirations).

    Application available here.


    DAV Auxiliary Education Scholarship Fund

    Amount: Varies depending on funds

    Deadline:4/1/2023 POSTMARKED BY

    Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Complete and sign official application provided on DAV website. Outdated, modified, incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 1st of each calendar year. This scholarship is open to high school students, college students and vocational school students. 

    Application available here.


    Lt. General Martin Berndt Memorial Scholarship Application

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: 4/4/2023 Turned in to Mrs. Rains

    Eligibility: Graduating Senior from Swansboro High School who enrolls full-time in a community college, four-year college, or accredited trade school.

    Application available here.


    Crimestoppers Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: 4/30/2023

    • Graduating Senior in an Onslow County or a DOD school in Onslow County. • Residing in Onslow County. • Must be planning on attending a 2 or 4 year college. • Planning to pursue a major in Criminal Justice or related field. • Students who have already received this scholarship are not eligible to receive it again.  It is a one-time scholarship. • Children of the Crimestoppers Board of Directors are not eligible. • Student who have received a full scholarship are not eligible. • It is intended that the scholarship be used within 1 year from receipt. 

    Application available here.



    Amount: $TBD

    Deadline: 5/1/2023 MUST BE MAILED BY---Address on application

     Criteria for the scholarship are as follows: ● Applicant must be a graduating high school female senior ● Applicant must be a resident and attend school in Camp Lejeune, Jones or Onslow County ● Applicant must rank in the top 20 percentile of her class ● Applicant must plan to obtain a Bachelor or Associate Degree from an accredited college or university ● College/university acceptance letter(s) ● Community service and involvement are a plus ● Proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university is required before the scholarship award is disbursed

    Application is available here.



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    FAFSA forms should be completed by all seniors!
    All college bound students should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
    each year after October 1st. In addition, students are encouraged to research other college funding sources.
    Forms can be accessed at FAFSA.


    Alphabetical list of scholarships:

    Below is a listing of most of the scholarship announcements that come into the student services office throughout the year.

    AES Engineers

    American Association on Health & Disability Scholarship

    American Indian College Fund
    Provides Native students with scholarships and financial support for the nation's 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.

    American Legion
    Get money for college...the kind you don't have to pay back!

    Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
    The nation's largest con-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

    Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program 
    This scholarship is worth a $1,000 to a high school senior that is interested in pursuing a career in animation. Please visit the website for more details.


    Burger King Scholars Program


    Centennial Scholars

    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

    Must be planning to major in an area related to Criminal Justice.  Selection of Crimestoppers Scholarship is based on a
    number of factors, with special emphasis on each individual's character, community involvement, leadership abilities and merit.
    Merit is demonstrated in a variety of ways:  leadership in school, civic and other extracurricular activities, academic achievement and
    motivation to serve and succeed in all endeavors.  See the office for more information.


    Dell Scholars Program

    Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

    Forgivable Education Loans for Service

    Gates Millennium Scholars Program 
    Provides outstanding low income African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline that they choose.

    General Emmett Paige Scholarship

    Georgetown Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
    Students with a 2.5 or higher GPA are encouraged to apply for this essay based scholarship.

    Golden Leaf Scholarship Program

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    Largest provider of college financial aid for Latio students

    Horatio Alger Scholarship

    Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

    Jacksonville Board of Realtors
    Awards will be given based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, and financial considerations.
    Recipients of full scholarships are ineligible to apply.

    KFC Colonel's Scholarship

    Marine Federal Credit Union

    Marine Corps Foundation Scholarship
    Applicants must be child of Navy or Marine military personnel meeting specific requirements."
    Must have at least a 2.0 high school GPA and show financial need.  More information and application
    can be found at Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation


    Mid Atlantic Christian College Scholarship

    Military Spouses Scholarship

    Military Tuition Assistance

    Montford Point Marine Association Chapter 10 and Ladies Auxiliary

    National Co-Op Scholarship

    Navy League Scholarship

    $500 scholarship for students continuing their education after high school.  Applications are available in the office.

    NC Farm Bureau
    Each year, North Carolina Farm Bureau makes an investment in agriculture's future leadership through the R. Flake Shaw Scholarship Program. The program now offers:

    •a total of 24 scholarships valued at $3,000 per year for four years of study 
    at college or university in an agriculturally related curriculum. Six new 
    scholarships are awarded each spring.
    •a total of four scholarships valued at $1,000 per year for 2 years of study 
    at a community college to receive an associate degree in an agriculturally 
    related field or to prepare for transfer to college or university. Two new 
    scholarships are awarded each spring.

    NC Federation of Republic Women

    NC High School Athletics Association

    NC Hispanic College Fund


    NC State Education Assistance Authority Scholarships & Grant Programs

    NC State USBC Association, Inc Youth Scholarship

    New River SNCO Wives Scholarship
    The New River Staff NCO Wives' Club is a private organization developed as a welfare and social forum for the spouses of military officers. Members of this club volunteer countless hours supporting fundraising events and services that benefit the MCAS New River Community. The intent of these scholarships has always been, and will continue to be, to support our local military families and their pursuit of futhering their educational needs.

    NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation
    Young entrepreneurs who are graduating high school seniors are eligible to receive a NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation. Qualified candidates must be operating a small business. Please visit the website for more information and apply online!


    Onslow County Association of Educators
    One scholarship will be awarded to a student in Onslow County who is interested in Education as a career.
    Children of OCAE members will be given preference, however, other applicants who show financial need and have
    been accepted to college will be considered.  

    Onslow County Sponsors for Academic Talent
    No competition - you meet the requirements, you get $1000!!!  See more information on the SAT Scholarship page.

    Onslow County Masonic Scholarship
    Graduating seniors who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

    • Rank in the top third of class
    • Entering an accredited academic or vocational institution after graduation
    • Have definite need for financial assistance

    Students must complete the application, submit 3 letters of recommendation, and provide letter of acceptance from their college.
    Applications are available in the office.


    Questbridge National College Match

    Retail Consumer Alliance

    Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program

    SAE Engineering Scholarships


    Scholarships That Don't Require an Essay

    Southeast NC Quail Forever Scholarship
    Scholarship is available for students who will be pursuing their education in the area of Wildlife or Environmental
    Science, Agriculture, Forestry, Parks and Recreation, or Wildlife Enforcement.
    Applications are available in the office.

    State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship

    State Employees Credit Union Scholarships 
    $10,000 Four-Year College Scholarship-All Seniors must meet the following requirements:1.Must be attending a NC traditional public high school.
    2.Must be a US citizen and a resident of NC.
    3.Must be accepted by one of the 16 UNC system universities.
    4.Must have a GPA of 2.5.
    5.Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement.

    $5,000 community College Scholarship- Must meet the following requirements:
    1. Must be a US citizen and a resident of NC.

    2. Must be attending one of the 58 NC Community Colleges.

    3. Must be an applicant or full-time student who is a HS graduate or completed the GED program, enrolled 
    in an associate degree, diploma, or certificate program.

    4. Must have a GPA of 2.5.

    5. Must have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement.

    Please visit the State Employees Credit Union Website for more information.

    Student Scholarships


    Swansboro Rotary Club
    Seniors selected based on academics, community service and financial need.  The Rotary usually awards 5 $4000 scholarships to Swansboro High School students.
    Applications are available iin the office.  

    TEACH Early Childhood Associate Degree

    Teacher Assistant Scholarship Funds

    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

    Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

    Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

    Transportation Impact/First Flight Solutions
    Available to students in Onslow and Carteret counties.

    US Air Force

    Washington Crossing Foundation

    Scholarships for Students interested in Teaching

    Maynard Scholarship Program
    The Maynard Scholarship is a four year $20,000 scholarship
    awarded to outstanding high school seniors each year. This scholarship is
    modeled after the NC Teaching Fellow Scholarship and as so, recipients will be
    expected to teach in public, charter, or government school for four years in
    one of the stated counties following graduation. Individuals have up to seven
    years to complete this requirement.

    Meredith College Teaching Fellows

    TEACH Grant Program
    The TEACH Grant Program provides
    grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete
    course work needed to begin a career in teaching.
    As a condition for receiving a TEACH Grant,
    you must sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve in which you agree to (among other requirements) teach

    • in a high-need field
    • at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families
    • for at least four complete academic years within eight years after completing (or ceasing enrollment in)
      the course of study for which you received the grant in a high-need field
    • at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational
      service agency that serves students from low-income families
    • for at least four complete academic years within eight years after
      completing (or ceasing enrollment in) the course of study for which you received
      the grant.