• There are 6 scholarship opportunities ranging from $2,500 to $10,00 sponsored by the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS). WTS is an international professional organization dedicated to building the future of transportation through the global advancement of women. Each year the Charlotte Metro Chapter of WTS solicits applications for local and national scholarships. All scholarship applications, national or local, must go through a local chapter in order to be considered.  


    General Requirements:

    • Female with a 3.0 GPA or higher
    • Enrolled/Intend to enroll in a transportation-related degree program
    • Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field

    The WTS Charlotte Metro Chapter is currently seeking applications for the 2023-2024 program. For more information, please review the attached flyer or visit the WTS Charlotte Metro Chapter website: https://www.wtsinternational.org/chapters/charlotte-metro/scholarships Applications for all WTS scholarships (national or local) can be downloaded at the link. The deadline for receipt of applications by our local chapter is November 17, 2023.


    Top Nutrition Coaching First-Gen Futures Quarterly Scholarship

    HeySunday Annual Eco-Warrior Scholarship

    Gates Scholarship - Deadline September 15, 2023
    Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university.

    *Cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal costs.

    - A high school senior
    - From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
    - Pell-eligible
    - A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
    - A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

    Star Scholars Award - Deadline ASAP
    $2,500 non-renewable scholarship
    - Female
    - Excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service
    - 3.0 on a 4.0 scale


    UNC Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship

    Full Tuition Scholarship.  Must demonstrate leadership, scholarship, moral force of character, scholarship, and physical vigor.  West Lincoln High School will select two students to be our school nominees from students who sign-up.  Deadline to sign-up with Mrs. Cable in the Counseling Office is Tuesday, August 29, 2023.


    UNC Charlotte Levine Scholarship

    Full scholarship to UNC Charlotte.  Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard.  While there are no minimum SAT, ACT or grade point averages to apply for the Levine Scholarship, students must excel academically in their intellectual pursuits and show evidence of experience, motivation and commitment toward the ideals of the program. There is no minimum number of students that can be nominated.  Deadline to sign up with Mrs. Cable in the Counseling Office is October 6, 2023.


    Davidson College John Montgomery Belk Scholarship

    Scholarship to Davidson College.  West Lincoln High School will endorse one or two students to be considered for this scholarship.  Students must be interested in attending Davidson, demonstrate academic excellence and enthusiasm, integrity, and leadership ability and potential.  Full tuition plus two special study stipends of $3,000 each will also be available for students to pursue international study and other enrichment opportunities.  Deadline to sign-up with Mrs. Cable in the Counseling Office is October 20, 2023.


    NC State University Park Scholarship

    Full tuition scholarship to NC State University.  The Park Scholarship's selection committee evaluates applications on the basis of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.  You must complete a NC State application as well as the scholarship application.  Please click here to apply: park.ncsu.edu/apply .  Deadline to complete the applications is November 1, 2023.


    Questbridge Scholarships

    Questbridge scholarships are full tuition scholarships offered to high-achieving, low income students wanting to attend a renowned college/university.  Please visit the link below for more information and to apply.  Deadline to submit an application is September 26, 2023.  https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match.


    Heisman High School Scholarship

    The Heisman High School Scholarship has leveraged the reputation of the Heisman Memorial Trophy as a symbol of great ability combined with diligence, perseverance, and hard work. This year, the Heisman High School Scholarship is awarding $128,000 in scholarships.  Students will compete for 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000.  Eligibility begins with maintaining a weighted GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community.  Applicants must participate in at least one school sponsored sport in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade.  The deadline to apply is October 17, 2023, at 3:00 pm in order to be considered. For more information and to apply visit,  heismanscholarship.comPlease use my email (acable@lincoln.k12.nc.us) when you apply so that I can verify your information.


    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive a $20,000 scholarship. Applicants must be a US Citizen and have plans to pursue a degree at an accredited US institution. Deadline to apply is October 2, 2023.  Apply online at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/.


    Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship -   High achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best undergraduate universities may be eligible. Cooke College Scholars receive up to $55,000 per year. college planning support, and ongoing advising.  For more information, Click here.  Scholarship application deadline is November 16, 2023.