Raleigh/Wake Persistence Scholarship Award
NC A&T State University Raleigh-Wake Alumni Chapter
PURPOSE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REPRESENT THE EFFORTS OF THE RALEIGH-WAKE CHAPTER TO ASSIST STUDENTS (INCLUDING TRANSFER STUDENTS) PRESENTLY ENROLLED AT THE UNIVERSITY WITH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE BASED ON NEED. THE STUDENT MUST BE A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF RALEIGH/WAKE COUNTY AND HAVE COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE SEMESTER AT NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE: THE RALEIGH/WAKE PERSISTENCE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD IS BASED ON A CONTINUING STUDENT'S NEED FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. THE AWARD WILL BE $500 AND MUST BE APPLIED FOR EACH SEMESTER. "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 Persistence Scholarship Award."
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: AN APPLICANT MUST:
Be a United States citizen, and be a permanent reside of Wake County, North Carolina.
Be enrolled at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and have completed at least one semester.
Have obtained a minimum of 2.7 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale (verified by official A&T transcript.)
Include their official A&T transcript in the scholarship application.
Provide a PERSONAL STATEMENT not to exceed two typed pages, explaining what receipt of the Persistence Scholarship Award would mean to you and how it will help to further your education and career goals.
2022-2023 Fall Semester Application Closing date is 11:59 PM, June 1, 2022
2022-2023 Spring Application Closing date is 11:59 PM, December 15, 2022