Fifth Month Scholarship

Deadline: May 31(All Info is Subject to Change. Check the Website for the latest information)

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents who are 13 years of age or older.

Submit an online written response to the question:

“May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here’s a high five to you for being original.” (250 words or less)

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B. Davis Scholarship $1,000

Deadline: May 24(All Info is Subject to Change. Check the Website for the latest information)

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next year. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time. The winner(s) of this scholarship will be notified by email and their name(s) will be shown on this site. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent by email at

N.C. – North State Law Enforcement Officers Association Scholarship

Due May 15(All Info is Subject to Change. Check the Website for the latest information)

One scholarship of $1000 dollars will be awarded to the top applicant and two (2) scholarships of $500 dollars each will be awarded to the top two additional applicants. Must be a resident of North Carolina. Grade point average must be 3.0 or better. Must major in some area of Criminal Justice or related field. Must supply copy of the Federal Student Aid Report. The student need criteria number will be considered. Scholarship check will be made payable to the institution in which the recipient will be attending. The number of siblings in the family will be considered and if any are currently attending college. Student must be active in the community, church and/or school activities. The student must have no felony convictions or convictions of serious misdemeanors. The student must also have no pending criminal matters. The student must not have exceeded 24 years of age by the application deadline. The most recent official high school and or college transcripts must accompany each application, complete with 4 references and SAT scores.

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N.C. Michael Jordan Scholarship

Due: May 6(All Info is Subject to Change. Check the Website for the latest information)

The Michael Jordan Scholarship- A $2,500 award given by our most famous alumni to two Laney athletes. Contact your school Guidance Counselors or the Athletics Director.

N.C. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarship

Deadline: May 3( All Info is Subject to Change. Check the Website for the latest information)

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 16, 1920. The sorority was founded on the principles of scholarship, community service, sisterhood and finer womanhood. The Zeta Rho Zeta Graduate Chapter is one of many graduate chapters of the  beloved organization. This year the chapter will award a scholarship for $500. The scholarship application and the required documents must be submitted by the deadline via email only Send a copy (cc) to yourself for verification of submission.


  • Provide scholarship to a female high school senior in Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover or Pender County


  • Demonstrate academic achievement with a minimum unweighted G.P.A. of 3.0
  • Provide an official transcript with an authorized signature
  • Acceptance to an accredited 4-yr. college/university for the upcoming year

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N.C. American Indian Fund Scholarship

Deadline: May 1 (All Info is Subject to Change. Check the Website for the latest information)

The North Carolina American Indian Fund Scholarship assists American Indian students across the state in obtaining higher education by providing scholarships to pursue a 2- or 4-year undergraduate degree as a full-time student.  Scholarships are valued at $1,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, for total awards up to $4,000. Applications may be obtained at