Nathaniel L. Hines Scholarship

NC A&T State University Raleigh-Wake Alumni Chapter

 

PURPOSE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REPRESENT THE EFFORT OF THE RALEIGH-WAKE CHAPTER TO ASSIST THE UNIVERSITY IN ATTRACTING HIGH QUALITY STUDENTS FROM WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. THE RALEIGH-WAKE ALUMNI CHAPTER’S MEMBERS ARE CONVINCED THAT HIGH ACADEMIC ACHIEVERS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE OVER-ALL OUTCOMES OF OTHER STUDENTS, WHO SUCCESSFULLY MATRICULATE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. THIS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD IS A MAJOR FOCUS OF THE RALEIGH-WAKE CHAPTER’S ALUMNI ANNUAL GIVING PROGRAM.

 

SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE: THE NATHANIEL L. HINES SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDES $500.00 PER SEMESTER FOR THE STUDENT’S FRESHMAN, SOPHMORE, JUNIOR, AND SENIOR YEARS FOR A TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD OF $4,000.00, PROVIDED THE STUDENT MAINTAINS AN OVERALL GPA OF 3.0. THE SCHOLARSHIP MAY BE APPLIED TO ANY EDUCATIONAL EXPENSES WITHIN THE STUDENT'S COST OF ATTENDANCE (i.e. TUITION, FEES, INSURANCE, COMPUTER PURCHASES, INTERNET SERVICE, ROOM, MEAL PLANS, BOOKS, ETC). "NOTICE: If you are the recipient of a FULL Scholarship (i.e., Cheatham - White Scholarship, Dowdy Scholarship, etc.) you may not be eligible to receive the Nathaniel Hines Scholarship.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: AN APPLICANT MUST:

 

  • Be a United States citizen, reside in Wake County, North Carolina and has graduated or will graduate from an accredited Wake County High School.  The applicant must have attended a Wake County High School for his or her Sophomore, Junior and Senior years.

 

  • Have been admitted to and enrolled at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The university acceptance letter must be submitted with the application.

 

  • Have a minimum 3.3 unweighted GPA or better on a 4.0 scale, and a minimum 1100 on the SAT or a minimum 22 on the ACT.

 

  • Submit their High School Transcript and copies of SAT or ACT scores.  These documents must be signed and dated by the submitting High School Administrator.

 

  • Include two typed and signed letters of recommendation/evaluation letters on letterhead.

    • One letter of recommendation from school (faculty or administrator)

    • One letter of recommendation from a community organization (i.e. civic; Boy/Girl Scouts; Boys & Girls Club; etc.), place of employment, or faith based institution.

 

  • Provide a PERSONAL STATEMENT not to exceed two typed pages, addressing in detail the following three key points.

    • Describe your career objectives and aspirations and how they relate to your chosen major.  

    • Describe a situation or event that has shaped or influenced your understanding of yourself and/or others.  

    • N C A&T State University's philosophy is AGGIES DO. What does this philosophy mean to you and how will you apply it in the future.

 

2022-2023 Application Closing date is 11:59 PM, January 31, 2022