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 IS A BOOK SCHOLARSHIP. IT GIVES $500.00 PER SEMESTER FOR THE STUDENT’S FRESHMAN YEAR AND $500 FOR THE FALL SEMESTER OF THEIR SOPHMORE, JUNIOR, AND SENIOR YEARS FOR A TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD OF $2500.00, PROVIDED THE STUDENT MAINTAINS AND OVERAL GPA OF 3.0. "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.

 

2021-2022 Application Closing date is 11:59 PM, January 31, 2021

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