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SECU "People Helping People" Scholarship-March 8th
$1250 per semester for 8 semesters
2.5 unweighted GPA
FASFA complete
Plan to attend one of the 17 NC System Universities
Member of SECU or parent is a member
Turn in to Mrs. Mullis

Clingman Medical Center Scholarship-March 15th

Eligibility Requirements: Individual must be entering or continuing an accredited college or university with the intentions of majoring in a medical field, (including but not limited to nursing, physical therapy, administration, radiology, etc.)
Scholarship Award: An amount of a maximum of $2,500 per semester.
Student must mail by March 15th

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation Healthcare Scholarship Program- March 15th
Majoring in a medical field
Essay describing a person or event which has most inspired you to choose this field
Maximum of $2500 per semester
Documents attached, paper copies in guidance if needed
Student must mail by March 15th

Surry County Retired School Personnel Scholarship- March 25th
Preference given to students planning a career in education
Plans to attend Surry Community College
Character, Scholarship, Academic promise, financial need, career potential and recommendations
Award amount $1,200
Student must mail by March 25th

Whitlow-Osborne Scholarship-March 31st
Students entering an emergency services curriculum
Award amount $2,000
Student must mail by March 31st

Suzannah Blackwell Memorial Scholarship-March 31st

Applicants must be exceptional English Learners (ELs) admitted and enrolled full-time to an accredited university. However, don’t wait to be accepted before you apply. Must be a currently or formerly identified ESOL student.

J. Howard Coble Scholarship-March 31st

Eligibility Requirements: The scholarship is intended to provide financial support for deserving students who demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble. In order to perpetuate Congressman Coble’s legacy, students residing in the following counties in North Carolina will be eligible for this scholarship:  Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Durham, Granville, Guilford, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stokes, and Surry. The scholarship will support incoming freshmen as a first priority and will be awarded to one or more students who demonstrate the ideals and leadership qualities of Congressman Coble, including high moral character and good citizenship.  Priority will be given to children of U.S. military personnel or U.S. military veterans, members of scouting programs, and members of ROTC programs.
Scholarship Award: ​TBA
Fisher-Matthews-Misenheimer "Spirit to Learn" Scholarship- April 1st
A senior who has faced exceptionally difficult personal or family circumstances
Has been accepted to 2 or 4 year college
1-2 page essay required
Student must mail by April 1st

Frontier Natural Gas Scholarship- April 1st

Eligibility Requirements: The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, cannot have a family member employed by Frontier Natural Gas,  be majoring in science, business, or engineering,  and submit an essay from the prompt on the scholarship application.
Scholarship Award: $500
Essay required: “What are the major challenges facing the natural gas industry from an environmental,
political, and operational perspective in both the United States and the World?”
Due to guidance by April 1st

Flora Royall Johnson Scholarship- April 1st

Eligibility Requirements: To receive consideration, applicants must: Be graduating seniors from Elkin High School, have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.25 and a transcript reflecting a challenging course selection, demonstrate outstanding leadership and community and school service, and exemplify strong moral character.
Scholarship Award: 5,500 renewable

Ray S. Church Memorial Scholarship-April 1st

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be a graduating high school senior from Elkin High School, demonstrate strong character, demonstrate dedication to academics, achieve a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.5 through the first semester of 12th grade, and demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower incomes (financial need will be taken into consideration; however, the scholarship is not restricted to lower incomes)
Scholarship Award: $1,000 non-renewable

Claude B. Hart Memorial Scholarship-April 1st

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Elkin High School who are interested in mathematics (accounting, computer science, business administration) and/or engineering (mechanical, civil, chemical, etc.), demonstrate significant promise in academics, demonstrate significant promise in leadership, demonstrate participation in community and school service, demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower incomes, and be U.S. citizens.
Scholarship Award: $1,200 (renewable)

Reevestock Scholarship-April 1st

Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be an Elkin senior who provides two letters of recommendation (one from a teach and the other from community member), have a GPA above a 2.0, and provide an essay.
Scholarship Award: $750
Student must mail by April 1st

Service above Self- Yadkin Valley Rotary Club Scholarship- April 1st

Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship has been established for seniors who have clearly demonstrated “service above self” through community service involvement.
Scholarship Award: $750
Student must mail by April 1st

Herman Laffoon TPA Scholarship-April 1st

Eligibility Requirements: Elkin student, must be planning to attend a 2 or 4-year institution, demonstrate some financial need, community activities, character, and scholastic aptitude. Application includes 3 references, so you must get started early!
Scholarship Award: $750
 Younce, Vtipil & Baznik P.A Making Positive Changes Scholarship Essay Contest-April 1st
Essay required: If you had the authority to change your community in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?

R. Lewis Alexander, Sr. Memorial Scholarship-April 11th

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be a graduating senior from Elkin High School who shows potential for future success through continued education, strives to exemplify an honorable life, and wants to become a mentor for the next generation.
Scholarship Award: TBA
Turn into guidance by April 11th

NC Military Family Scholarship-April 15th

Pat C. Smith, President of the 2,000-member NC Federation of Republican Women, announced a $1,000 merit-based scholarship to an accredited NC college, vocational, or technical institution.
An eligible recipient is an NC High School Senior who is either:
  • a dependent child of an NC service member wounded or killed while serving in a combat zone from September 11, 2001, until the present, or
  • one whose military sponsor was an NC resident at the time of service.
To get more information and find the application, please email Pat C. Smith at The deadline to submit all required information and documentation is April 15, 2019.

Yadkin Valley United Fund Triple "C" Scholarship-April 16th

Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship has been established for one senior at Elkin High School. Student must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and must demonstrate “Community, Commitment, and Caring.”
Scholarship Award: $1,000
Scholarship Link:   or the application is attached below
Students need to mail by 4/16

EHS Class of 1990 Scholarship-April 19th

Eligibility Requirements: Student must answer questions about community involvement, future goals, and financial circumstances. Must provide transcript and two letters of recommendation. Parent CANNOT be a member of the Class of 1990.
Scholarship Award: Two $500 scholarships will be awarded
Paper copies available in guidance and attached below
Turn into Guidance by April 19th

CPT Mark A. Garner Scholarship-April 27th

Eligibility Requirements: The CPT Mark Garner Scholarship was created in 2009 from gifts from family, friends, and fellow soldiers as a tribute to the extraordinary life and leadership of CPT Mark A. Garner, US Army who died while fighting in Afghanistan on July 6, 2009. This will be awarded to one Elkin senior annually.
Scholarship Award: $2,000 non-renewable, $2,000 additional if the students decides to study abroad.
Scholarship Link: Click the link here.