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Private Scholarships
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College of The Albemarle Foundation provides more than $105,000 annually in private scholarships.

How to Apply

  1. Review below the current list of Private Scholarships that are available, paying special attention to the  "Additional Requirements" column, to ensure that you will qualify for a specific scholarship.
  2. Complete, print and sign the Scholarship Application. Please note, both pages of the Scholarship Application form must be fully completed to be considered for a scholarship.
  3. Drop off or mail your completed Scholarship Application. Drop off location: Elizabeth City Campus - 1208 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC - Scholarship and Student Aid window in the AE building. Mailing address: College of The Albemarle, Attention Scholarships and Student Aid, PO Box 2327, Elizabeth City, NC  27906-2327.
  4. Students who have been awarded a scholarship will be notified by mail prior to the start of the academic year.

If you have questions, feel free to call our office at: (252) 335-0821 x 2355.

Enrollment Requirements for COA Private Scholarship Recipients
Scholarship recipients must enroll for all classes (regardless of session offered) no later than the first day of the semester.  In the event that a student does not enroll, enrolls for less than the number of hours required by the scholarship, or does not attend class by the required date, the scholarship will be re-awarded to an alternate applicant. The entire amount of the scholarship for the semester, and any future semesters of the academic year, will be re-awarded.

 

2014-2015
Scholarship Name
Program
Of Study
H.S.
Rank
COA GPA
H.S. Location
Additional Requirements
Rufus Abeyounis Scholarship
Business
Any
2.0
Any
Prefer Camden or Pasquotank County resident
Albemarle Hospital Volunteer Service
ADN
Any
2.0
Any
1st year Associate Degree Nursing Student; two letters of reference and a letter giving reasons for selecting nursing career
Albemarle/Outer Banks
Chapter NCACPA Scholarship
Accounting
Any
2.0
Any
Priority given to residents of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrell and Washington
Robert D. and Patricia A. Aldridge Endowed Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
 
Cyrus and Elton Aydlett Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Financial need
Anna W. and Clifford E. Bair Music Scholarship
Music
Any
3.0
Any
Participate in performance competition
BB&T/J. Carroll Abbott Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Any
Financial need
BB&T/G.R. Little Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Any
Financial need
BB&T/Swindell Lowery Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Any
Financial need
BB&T/Willis Owens Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Any
Financial need
D. Ben Berry Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Financial need
Alma and Chester Biggs Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Financial need
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Blades and Dr. and Mrs. Julian W. Selig, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Curriculum program
Alexandra K. Boada Citizenship Award
Any
Upper 50%
2.0
U.S. Citizen
Two letters of reference, continuous enrollment in foreign language class; COA transcript and high school transcript
Vera Thompson Bosomworth Memorial Scholarship
College Transfer
Any
3.0
Any
Resident of Camden or Pasquotank County; enrolled full-time
Melvin W. Bright Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Pasquotank County
Mildred Russell Bright Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Resident of Pasquotank County
Lynne M. Bunch Presidential Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Any
Resident of Perquimans County; enrolled full-time
Donna D. Cartwright Memorial Scholarship
Any Any 2.0 Any  
Childers Nursing Scholarship
A.D.N. or PN
Any
2.5
Any
Prefer resident of 7-county service area & an older, 1st-time college student; Financial need
Christ Episcopal Church Women Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Priority to Pasquotank County students
City Beverage Co., Inc./
Elisha Coppersmith
Business
Any
2.0
Any
Business Curriculum only; NC resident
COA Dare County Campus General Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Dare County Campus student
COA Edenton-Chowan Campus General Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Edenton-Chowan Campus student
COA General Scholarships
Any
Any
2.0
Any
 
Lurana Cowan Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Returning female, 2nd semester or beyond, resident of Dare County who does not qualify for Federal Grants
Harriette Crump Scholarship
Any
Upper 50%
3.0
Any
Two letters of reference from instructors or community members; must submit free application for Federal Student Aid no later than March 1st
Dana Lea Darnell Memorial Nursing Scholarship
A.D.N.
Any
2.5
Any
Resident of Chowan County; one letter of reference
Jewel H. and Lee J. Davenport Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Creswell, Columbia
Prefer resident of Camden or Pasquotank Counties; one letter of reference
Mabel Hardison Dudley Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Northeastern H.S.
Female; Financial need
Elizabeth City Morning Rotary Club Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
 
Prefer Camden or Pasquotank County resident
Elizabeth City Morning Rotary Club/J.C. "Buddy" Hunt Scholarship
Business
Any
2.0
Any
Camden or Pasquotank County resident; prefer GED Graduate
Edna Fenstamacher Nursing Scholarship
ADN
Any
3.0
Any
Merit and financial need; resident of Camden, Currituck, or Pasquotank County
Reverend Charles Foster Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Financial need
Ruby Mitchell Foster Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Financial need
William G. Gaither, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Business
Any
2.5
Any
Plan to seek bachelor's degree;  financial need
Jean George Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Preference given to students enrolled in developmental classes
Roy and Mary Frances Gregory Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Financial need
Bennie Vance Halstead Scholarship
Criminal Justice
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Pasquotank, Camden, Gates, Currituck, Perquimans, Chowan or Dare; preference given to Pasquotank residents
Bonnie S. Hawkins Memorial Scholarship
ADN
Any
3.0
Any
Plans to seek a BSN degree; Financial need
Marion Heller Memorial Scholarship
Assoc. in Arts
Any
2.0
Any
Dare County resident with financial need
Hertford Savings Bank Scholarship
Tech./Voc.
Any
2.0
Perquimans, Gates, or Chowan
 
Robert I. and Jean M. Hislop Memorial Scholarship
Any
Upper 50%
2.5
Any
Prefer college transfer student
Captain Alfred M. Howard, USN Ret. Endowed Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Resident of Chowan County and a veteran or dependent of a veteran
Buddy Hunt A/C, Heating, & Refrigeration Scholarship
HVAC
Any
2.0
Any
Must be recommended by program's lead instructor
Jo and Buddy Hunt Business Scholarship
Business
Any
2.0
Any
Prefer Pasquotank County resident
Vernon & Selma James & Family Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Learning disabled given priority
Jaquelin Jenkins Memorial Scholarship for Visual Arts
Visual Arts
Any
2.0
Any
Present portfolio with samples of work
Living Legend Scholarship
History
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Dare County
Manteo Lions Club Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Manteo, Wanchese, Stumpy Point, or Manns Harbor; Financial need
Josephine C. McDonald Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Prefer VFW members and their families; financial need
Charles R. McEver and William M. McEver Memorial Scholarship
Tech., Bus., or college transfer
Any
2.5
Any
Leading to a degree in mathematics or business; Financial need
George Dixon McKecuen Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Curriculum program
Margaret W. and Lorimer Midgett Trust Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Pasquotank, Camden, Currituck or Dare County
Jule C. Modlin, Jr. Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Pasquotank
Pasquotank County Graduate
M.G. Morrisette, Jr. Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Serve as a COA Student Ambassador; see office for details
Ginny Crutcher Nash Music Scholarship
Pre-Music
Any
3.0
Any
Preference to pre-music, college transfer
Norman L. Norfleet, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
7-County
Document outstanding service to college and/or community
Outer Banks Community Foundation Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of the Outer Banks Community - Dare County, Ocracoke, or Corolla
Outer Banks Kiwanis Club Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Dare County; demonstrate community activity
Dr. Zack D. and Martha A. Owens Nursing Scholarship
A.D.N.
Any
2.5
Any
Separate application is required, see nursing department; resident of Camden, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank or Perquimans
Regina Annette Peal Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Prefer graduates of Creswell H.S. or other high school within Washington County
Glenn W. and Treva P. Pendleton Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Prefer Pasquotank
Prefer attendance at Weeksville School
Pepsi-Cola Honors Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Academic achievement and community service
Pepsi Ventures Scholarship Any Any Any Any Financial Need
Milton C. and Helen H. Prentiss Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
 
Presidential Scholars Program
Any
Upper 20%
3.0
Any
Graduating H.S. student and full-time COA student
Providence ECA Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Preference given to children and/or grandchildren of Providence Extension & Community Association members
W.A. "Pig" Foster/H.G. Davenport/Red Men Scholarship
Any
Upper 50%
2.5
Any
Resident of COA service area except Gates County; priority given to family members of Red Men or Pocahontas
River City Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship
Criminal Justice
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Pasquotank, Camden, Chowan, Perquimans, or Gates County
James Llewllyn Roberson Memorial Scholarship
A.D.N.,
L.P.N.
Any
2.0
Any
Financial need
C.O. Robinson, Sr. Trust Scholarship
Any
Upper 50%
2.5
7-County
Male
Eloise Robinson Trust Scholarship
Any
Upper 50%
2.5
7-County
Female
Carrie M. Roebuck Nursing Scholarship
ADN or
PN
Upper 50%
2.5
7-County
Accept no other private scholarship
Rotary Club of Hertford Scholarship BLET or any Health Science program Any 2.0 Any Resident of Perquimans County
Frank W. Selig, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Pasquotank, Camden, Dare or Currituck County
Gaston E. Small, Jr. and Beverly M. Small Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
 
Addison Whidbee Stanton Scholarship
Any
20%
3.0
Any
 
State Employees Credit Union Foundation CC Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Any
Apply for Federal Aid and see the Scholarships and Student Aid Office for additional requirements
Martha W. Swain Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Post 6060 Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Priority to Pasquotank County Students
Wells Fargo Scholarship
2nd Yr. Tech.
Any
2.5
Any
 
Charlie W. Ward, Jr. Occupational Education Scholarship
Tech./Voc.
Any
2.0
Any
Prefer drafting and design students, Pasquotank County resident, financial need
Thomas S. Watts Memorial Scholarship for Public Service
BLET
Any
2.0
Any
Resident of Pasquotank or Camden County
Weeksville Vegetable Growers Association Scholarship
Any
Any
2.0
Any
Prefer Pasquotank County resident with financial need
Grover Clyde White Scholarship
Any
Upper 25%
2.5
7-County
Prefer surname or mother's maiden name is "White"; native of 7-county service area
Marvenia G. White Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
3.0
Any
Priority to Pasquotank County Students
Robert Jennings White Scholarship
Any
Upper 30%
2.5
7-County
Prefer family members employed by Century Link
Andrew "Drew" W. Winslow Memorial Scholarship
Music
Any
2.0
Any
Prefer resident of Perquimans County
George J. Winslow Scholarship
Any
Upper 50%
2.5
7-County
 
George M. Wood Memorial Scholarship
Any
Any
2.5
Any
Financial need
Jerry S. Wright, Sr. & Marjorie V. Wright Business Endowed Scholarship
Business
Any
2.0
Any
Business curriculum only
Awarding of scholarships is determined by availability of funding

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