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Scholarship and College Assistance opportunities available to students in Forsyth County.

Sharrod Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Up to a total of $5,000 for 2022 graduating senior from Quality Education Academy. Applicants must plan to attend a 4-year HBCU to pursue a degree with preference given to students interested in a career in teaching, technology, or history. Applicants must have a strong history of community service. Applicants must also demonstrate a financial need in paying for college which is not met by other opportunities, such as athletic scholarships.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
May 13, 2022
$5,000
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The Thad and Mary Bingham Education Assistance Award For Adult Students

Up to $2,500 for a graduate from West Forsyth High School from the class of 2021 or earlier. The applicant must have demonstrated financial need and a commitment to pursue a credential for advancement in a chosen career.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
May 1, 2022
$2,500
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The Coach Murph Scholarship

Up to a total of $16,000, given as four annual installments of $4,000, for a 2022 graduate of West Forsyth High School. The applicant must be a student-athlete who has demonstrated good character, hard work, leadership, and the ability to overcome challenges while a leader on the field of play, in the classroom and the community.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 28, 2022
Up to $16,000
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Charles & Robin Paul Scholarship Award

Up to $2,000 for a student who graduated from high school before 2022 who is a resident of Forsyth County. Applicants must be either working towards completing an academic or vocational program, with preference given to students planning to or currently attending Winston-Salem State University.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
May 1, 2022
Up to $2,000
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Salem Glen College Assistance Program

Two awards will be given in the Salem Glen College Assistance Program, which aims to help adults return to school to improve their options for a higher-earning career. The program awards scholarships of up to $2,500 towards a two-year degree or certification program from Forsyth Tech or Davidson-Davie Community College. Also, it provides a mentor, a volunteer from the Salem Glen neighborhood, to scholarship recipients to help the student navigate their education and career path. The awards are given in honor of two people this year: Richard Bunker and Jerome (Fritz) Burkel.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
April 25, 2022
Up to $2,500
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Rebecca and Danny Green Music Scholarship

Up to $1,500 for a 2022 graduate of West Forsyth High School who has actively participated in one or more music programs at WFHS. Applicants must show a dedication to the program through practice and performances — within the school and external to the school, as well as good character in their relationships and student life. The scholarship may be used for any post-secondary program and is not limited to programs in music or the arts.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 28, 2022
$1,500
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The Mary Elizabeth Dodson Conrad Scholarship

Up to $2,500 for two high school graduates who are residents of Forsyth County and seeking a degree or credential in the healthcare field. Both graduating seniors or adult students may apply.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
April 25, 2022
Up to $2,500
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The Mason H. Hunter Vocational Educational Scholarship of the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce

Up to $2,500 for a 2022 graduate of West Forsyth, Reagan, or North Davidson High School. Applicants must plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year program of study leading to a degree or certification in any trade, technical, or vocational field with a clear career pathway. The recipient will also be paired with a mentor from the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 28, 2022
Up to $2,500
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The Leslie Martin West Forsyth Early Scholars Program

Up to $1,500 for a junior or senior from West Forsyth High School who is enrolled in the NC Career & College Promise Program, with a minimum 3.0 GPA both in high school classes and CCP classes and enrolled in a specified Program of Study - certificate program, AA or AS Degree, or courses for 2-year transfer to a 4-year college; this scholarship pays for other costs not covered (such as class kits, tools, uniform, and other expenses related to college courses).

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 28, 2022
Up to $1,500
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Leslie Martin Scholarship

Up to $2,500 for a 2022 graduate of West Forsyth High School. Applicants must be an active member of the Interact Club of the Clemmons Rotary Club and/or the Finance Academy at WFHS; the student must also show academic integrity, dedication to others, and leadership skills.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 28, 2022
$2,500
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The Clarence "Big House" Gaines Reynolda Rotary College Assistance Program

The Reynolda Rotary College Assistance Program seeks to provide financial assistance of up to $20,000*. The scholarship may be applied to studies at Forsyth Tech ($2,000/year for 2 years)* or WSSU ($5,000/year for 4 years)*. Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA for admission into a program of study at Forsyth Tech or WSSU. The student must also maintain a 2.0 GPA. This scholarship provides mentoring and financial assistance for educational-related expenses.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
May 1, 2022
Up to $20,000*
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The Kim and Chris Henson Scholarship Awards

Up to $2,000 for two students who are 2022 graduates from Reagan High School. Applicant must be an active student-athlete who plans to attend an accredited four-year college or university to pursue a degree which leads to a career in teaching or the medical field. Financial need is not a requirement.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
April 25, 2022
$2,000
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The Thad and Mary Bingham Education Assistance Award For High School Seniors

Up to $2,500 for a 2022 graduating senior from West Forsyth High School with demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have a clearly stated desire to pursue additional education toward an occupational credential or degree.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 28, 2022
Up to $2,500
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