2020 Union County Scholarships

Union County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 83% of Union County residents in North Carolina over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 32% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Union County residents in North Carolina will continue to need help paying for college. 5,873 men and 5,670 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 2,854 men 4,078 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Union County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Union County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Union County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Union County residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Union County residents?

There are 249 scholarships totaling $698,434.00 available to Union County residents. You can easily browse through all 249 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Union County?

249 scholarships worth $698,434.00 are available for college students in Union County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Union County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Union for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Union County?

249 scholarships totaling $698,434.00 are available for high school seniors in Union County. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of Union County to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Union County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Union County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.

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Scholarship for Children of Disabled, Deceased, Combat and POW/MIA Veterans

Sponsor by North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Location Raleigh, NC

Applicant must be the child of a deceased, disabled, or combat veteran or veteran listed as a POW/MIA. The veteran must have been a legal resident of North Carolina at the time of entry into service, or the child must have been born in North Carolina and resided there continuously since...

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$4,500.00 Open Apply Now

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Mary Morrow/Edna Richards Scholarship

Sponsor by North Carolina Association of Educators Location 700 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident enrolled in a teacher-education program. Applicant must be in their junior year of college and be willing to teach in the public schools of North Carolina for a minimum of two years following graduation.

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$1,000.00 January 30 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Board of Governors Dental Scholarship

Sponsor by North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority Location Brauer Hall, Chapel Hill, NC

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident, be accepted at the UNC School of Dentistry, demonstrate financial need, and intend to practice dentistry in North Carolina. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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- May Apply Now

Board of Governors Medical Scholarship

Sponsor by North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident, demonstrate financial need, and intend to practice medicine in North Carolina. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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- May Apply Now

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship

Sponsor by North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority Location P.O. Box 14223, Research Triangle Park, NC

Applicant must be a resident of one of the following North Carolina counties: Alamance, Bertie, Caswell, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Swain, or Warren. Selection is based upon academic standing, character, leadership, financial need, and applicant's willingness to prepare for a career as a well-informed citizen. Two...

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$6,000.00 February Apply Now

North Carolina Bar Association Scholarship

Sponsor by North Carolina Bar Association Location Cary, NC

Applicant must be the child or step-child (under the age of 27) of a slain or permanently disabled North Carolina law enforcement officer. Selection is based upon financial need and merit. Award amount varies as it is based on many factors, including the amount available for awards, the number of applicants,...

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UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now