One-year scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants who are members of the North Carolina National Guard Association, their spouses, children,  legal dependents and grandchildren of Life Members. If you are not a member of the NCNGA, you may join online.  Scholarship recipients must attend an accredited educational institution and may reapply each year by completing a current application and competing on the same basis as other applicants.

College students with only one semester remaining may qualify for a partial scholarship.

The Scholarship Selection Committee meets in late March or early April to review applications. The committee is made of six people, three who read the high school applications and three who read the college applications. Applications are reviewed on the below criteria. After selections have been approved, notifications are sent to all applicants in mid April to end of May.

Academic Excellence/Leadership Scholarship

Applications are individually and equitably evaluated on the basis of:

Academic Achievement

Applicant must have a 3.5 or higher GPA. (Official transcript is required.)

Must be attending a 4 year college or university.

Leadership/Citizenship

Applicant’s involvement and leadership in school, civic and/or community activities.

Additional Information

Applicant’s personal letter, unusual and/or specific circumstances, academic workload, quality of completed application package and other pertinent information.

This scholarship is only awarded to one high school student and one college student.

Regular Scholarship

Applications are individually and equitably evaluated on the basis of:

Academic Achievement

Applicant must have a 2.0 or higher GPA. (Official transcript is required.)

Applicant must be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours per semester.

Need

Applicant’s need for financial assistance in order to continue education.

Tax information is required.

Leadership/Citizenship

Applicant’s involvement and leadership in school, civic and/or community activities.

Additional Information

Applicant’s personal letter, unusual and/or specific circumstances, academic workload, quality of completed application package and other pertinent information.

College Student and High School Graduates
Scholarship Application

Deadline – February 1, 2023

High School Seniors
Scholarship Application

Deadline – March 1, 2023

Tax documents and transcripts can be mailed to:

North Carolina National Guard Association
7410 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
Attn: Scholarship Fund