Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information
(for 2 and 4 year colleges)
SENIORS: Although most scholarship applications can be found on-line, there are some available by paper application only. See Mrs. Winne in student services to obtain any applications you cannot access via the links belowBe advised that there is a sea of scholarship opportunities other than our local options--you just have to research!  ALL college-bound seniors (2-4 year) should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible after October 1st.  Questions?  See me! (Mrs. Winne) in Student Services!  

Parents and students should plan to attend the Financial Aid event below for information regarding FAFSA/Financial Aid.
CFNC FINANCIAL AID NIGHT @ ERWIN: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium; hosted by The College Foundation of North Carolina

FAFSA FRIDAY @ ERWIN: October 25th, 2019
(Financial aid reps available to help families with the FAFSA all day)

FAFSA DAY @ UNCA: October 26th, 2019 (see website for details)

CFNC FAFSA DAY: The annual FAFSA Day program takes place in October. Students can find locations and register to get free help in completing their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Call CFNC, toll-free at 866-866-CFNC or visit:    UNC-Asheville and AB-TECH also offer assistance to families filling out the FAFSA.  Please contact their websites or call them for more information.

CFNC Webinar: Excellent Information-please watch!

A B TECH Scholarships
For information on AB Tech Scholarships, go to: To apply for those scholarships, go to:   
*Students applying to AB TECH:  You must complete your AB TECH application before applying for AB TECH Scholarships!  

 *CLICK on the links below which are updated with local and state scholarship opportunities. These links will reflect scholarship types, criteria, due dates and website links to specific scholarship sites. Be sure to listen to daily morning announcements and Sunday message reminders; check this web page and the scholarship files in the counseling office. Sign up for REMIND TEXTS with Mrs. Peterson in Student Services. Scroll to the bottom of the page for additional search engine links. 

March 18- June 2020, all remaining local scholarships will be posted on the senior google classroom!

Check out the NCHSAA Site for a variety of Endowed Fund Scholarships:

SECU People Helping People $10,000 Scholarship 2020Click zip folder below to obtain application materials: DUE to Mrs. Winne by Wednesday February 19, 2020.

Click here:    New Compressed (zipped) Folder SECU
(the above materials must be emailed to in the proper format indicated.)  Questions?  See Mrs. Winne (Ferry-Winne) in student services!

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina 2020
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) offers a range of scholarships open to high school seniors in WNC. Applications are completed online. For the full list of scholarships and complete descriptions and due dates, go to:

Buncombe County Schools Foundation Scholarships 2020 
Click here:   (opportunities for 2 and 4 year colleges). Due to Mrs. Winne: Friday March 6, 2020.  


Collegeboard Scholarship Search:
Peterson's Scholarship Search Engine:
College Foundation of NC : Excellent website for information regarding colleges and universities in North Carolina as well as financial aid and useful tips on applying to college.
Federal Student Aid
I Am First! First Generation College Students
College Board: 
Thurgood Marshall College Fund for Historically Black Colleges & Universities
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Latino College Dollars
United Negro College Fund (UNCF):
Federal Student Aid
College Affordability Guide
LendEdu College Financial Aid, Scholarships & Loans 101
Click  Here  for scholarships geared specifically for Latinos
Haga 'click'  AQUI para las becas specificamente hechas para los Latinos.