The Ethnic-Minority Scholarship application period is now OPEN! 

Ten local high school students will be awarded a scholarship of up to $1,000 to help with college expenses.  The annual scholarship competition is open to all local high school seniors who apply with a 2.5 GPA or higher; SAT score of 750 or higher (combined Math and Critical Reading); demonstrated leadership capabilities (church, school, community service); evidence of financial need; member of an ethnic-minority group; resident of Mecklenburg County (legacy applicants exempt); and applicant must be entering college as a freshman in the Fall of scholarship year.  Please share this information as appropriate.

APPLICATION PACKET (All items must be included):

  • Completed application
  • Two letters of support from school, community, church or employers
  • An official transcript, listing class rank and GPA
  • Copy of acceptance letter from the institution the student plans to attend
  • One-page typed essay demonstrating financial need and why applicant desires the scholarship

All scholarship packets must be submitted electronically here on or before April 8, 2022 to be considered. Incomplete packages will not be considered.


  • Recipients who attend a four-year college or university will receive a one-time up to $1,000 scholarship.
  • Recipients who attend a community college will receive a one-time up to $500 scholarship.

Please email any questions to  Wishing you the best!

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