NCHSAA Endowed Fund Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of many donors, the NCHSAA Endowed Fund offers several scholarships to eligible student-athletes of NCHSAA member schools.

Contact
Mary Vrnak
Director - Fundraising & Scholarships
919-240-7371 mary@nchsaa.org

Online scholarships will open Sept 15, 2016

NOTICE: To facilitate the NCHSAA’s access to applicants’ educational information needed for the scholarship process, applicants and their parent(s) or legal custodian(s) will need to download and complete the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) form. This form must be submitted to your School Counselor.


NCHSAA 2016-17 Endowed Fund Scholarships


Cheerleading Scholarship

Applicant must be a member of a cheerleading squad registered for and participating in the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational event that year.  

To recognize and reward outstanding cheerleaders exemplifying sound character and academic standing, good sportsmanship, and school spirit by providing financial assistance in furthering his or her college/university education. Four (4) $500 scholarships will be awarded during the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational with one given to a cheerleader per NCHSAA classification (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A).

This scholarship is closed. Will reopen August 2017 for the 2017-18 school year.


Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to one senior male high school athlete participating on the varsity wrestling team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school and one senior female high school athlete participating on the varsity cross-country team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school. 

Deadline Feb 9, 2017


Jerry McGee Endowed Student Scholarship

Awarded to two senior year high school student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools each year. This award is unique because it honors both male and female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves by overcoming adversity and returned to excel beyond expectations in their scholastic athletic sport(s). 

Deadline Feb 9, 2017


NCHSAA/NC Chapter of USA Lacrosse Scholarship

Scholarship support for one male and one female senior from NCHSAA member high schools, planning to attend a college or university in pursuit of higher education while also playing varsity lacrosse. College/university may be located in any of the 50 US states. One male and one female recipient will receive a $500.00 scholarship.

Deadline April 8, 2017


Pat Gainey Student Award

To provide scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants.  Applicants must be either a Senior, Male high school athlete participating on a varsity baseball team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources or a Senior, Female student high school athlete participating on a varsity sports team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school within a county of limited financial resources. 

Deadline Feb 9, 2017


Tony Cullen Memorial Scholarship

To provide scholarship support for one senior male high school student athlete participating on the varsity level lacrosse team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member high school. 

Deadline April 8, 2017


Wilburn Clary Medal Award

Awarded to one male and one female graduating senior student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity sport team during his/her senior year at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school.  Athlete must have participated on at least two sanctioned varsity sports during his/her high school career.

Deadline Feb 9, 2017


Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To provide scholarship support to an outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native* and/or Asian Pacific Islander American**, or Hispanic American student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity team at a North Carolina High School Athletic Association member school. Award Process: One male and one female from each of the eight regions will be selected to receive a $750 scholarship each to further their education. From the pool of sixteen (16) regional winners, one male and female will be selected as overall state winners and receive an additional $1,000 each. 

Deadline Feb 9, 2017