D.C. Cornelius Memorial Scholarship

The D.C. Cornelius Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 to provide scholarships to worthy graduating high school seniors from Forbush High School. The scholarship may provide a two-year renewable award for students to attend an accredited technical or community college who will pursue a two-year associate degree, or certificate or diploma in an area of study requiring one year to complete. Those students completing one-year programs will receive a one-year scholarship. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. To receive consideration, applicants must: -Be graduating high school seniors from Forbush High School -Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8 -Demonstrate dedication to school and community service -Demonstrate character, leadership, and compassion for all people -Attend one of the following community colleges: Alamance, Catawba Valley, Davidson County, Forsyth Technical, Guilford Technical, Mitchell, Rowan-Cabarrus, Surry Community, or Wilkes Community -Be U.S. citizens -Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower family incomesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes