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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,250.00 David Weekley Homes Building Dreams Scholarship
The David Weekley Homes Building Dreams Scholarship will be focused on current students pursuing a degree in the Applied Engineering Technologies...
The David Weekley Homes Building Dreams Scholarship will be focused on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$1375.00 Dorothy Schmelzeis Scholarship
Established by Joseph Schmelzeis to honor his wife, Dorothy, a long time member of the Cary Woman’s Club. This scholarship will provide financial...
Established by Joseph Schmelzeis to honor his wife, Dorothy, a long time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1375.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. C. Neill McLeod Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2015 by Dr. C. Neill McLeod, who spent more than 30 years working in the North Carolina Community College System and holds the...
Established in 2015 by Dr. C. Neill McLeod, who spent more than 30 years...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 E.E. Swanson Endowed Scholarship
Established by Knowles Parker, a former faculty member at Wake Technical Community College, to fund a merit scholarship for a full-time second-year...
Established by Knowles Parker, a former faculty member at Wake Technical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$500.00 Edward J. Krynicki Culinary Arts Scholarship
Established by family and friends of Wake Tech alum, Edward J. Krynicki, who died unexpectedly in April 2012. Edward had a passion for food and was...
Established by family and friends of Wake Tech alum, Edward J. Krynicki,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,250.00 Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation College Transfer Scholarship
Established in 2009 by The Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation to assist students pursuing a college/university transfer degree at Wake Technical...
Established in 2009 by The Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$1,250.00 Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation GED/ AHS Scholarship
Established in 2009 by The Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation to assist GED/AHS graduates pursuing a degree, diploma or certificate at Wake...
Established in 2009 by The Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Fenwick Foundation Scholarship
The Fenwick Foundation Scholarships provide assistance for students enrolled in either health sciences or college/university transfer degree...
The Fenwick Foundation Scholarships provide assistance for students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Fidelity Investments Technology Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an associate degree program in computer technology at Wake Tech with priority given to...
This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an associate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 First National Bank Scholarship
Established in 2018, this scholarship is focused on students pursuing a college transfer associate degree in Business Administration or Accounting....
Established in 2018, this scholarship is focused on students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$500.00 Forty and Eight Nursing Scholarship
Established in 2010 by members of The Forty & Eight, Voiture 620, an independent fraternal organization of veterans. The Forty & Eight have...
Established in 2010 by members of The Forty & Eight, Voiture 620, an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,500.00 General Contractors Association of Raleigh Scholarship
Established by the General Contractors Association of Raleigh for a student enrolled in the construction management technology degree and/ or...
Established by the General Contractors Association of Raleigh for a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 GlaxoSmithKline Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2005 by GlaxoSmithKline, the income from the $140,000 endowment is be used to fund scholarship(s) for students enrolled in...
Established in 2005 by GlaxoSmithKline, the income from the $140,000...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Greater Triangle Chapter of International Facility Management Association Scholarship (IFMA)
Established by the Greater Triangle Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) in 2002 and revised in 2007 to fund a merit...
Established by the Greater Triangle Chapter of the International...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Greg Rasor Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2014 by friends, colleagues, and family of Greg Rasor to assist a hard-working student pursuing a Culinary Arts degree at Wake Tech...
Established in 2014 by friends, colleagues, and family of Greg Rasor to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,200.00 Harvey Montague Scholarship
Established in 2013, the Harvey L. Montague Scholarship supports hard-working students with financial need as they pursue additional training and...
Established in 2013, the Harvey L. Montague Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200.00
Ended
$1,500.00 Hendrick Cary Auto Mall Scholarship
Established in 2007 by Hendrick Auto to provide merit based financial assistance to students in the Automotive Technology program.
Established in 2007 by Hendrick Auto to provide merit based financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Home Builders Association of Raleigh and Wake County Scholarship
Established in 2000 and revised in 2006, the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County fund scholarships ranging from $500-2,000 for...
Established in 2000 and revised in 2006, the Home Builders Association...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Iannone Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship endowment was created to support students enrolled in Applied and Engineering Technologies programs at Wake Technical Community...
This scholarship endowment was created to support students enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Jack Batson Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2003 by friends, family and colleagues in memory of Jack L. Batson, a member of the faculty of the Computer Information Systems...
Established in 2003 by friends, family and colleagues in memory of Jack...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$3,000.00 James Atkins Memorial Scholarship
Established by The Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club in memory of James Atkins, a former member and well-known educator from Cary, to fund two full...
Established by The Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club in memory of James Atkins,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 James G. Zippay Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2008 by Robert and Cathleen Zippay in memory of James G. Zippay, beloved brother and father. The endowment will fund need-based...
Established in 2008 by Robert and Cathleen Zippay in memory of James G....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 James Morgan Gresham, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2006 by the family of Jim Gresham, a student in the architectural technologies program, to fund a scholarship for students enrolled...
Established in 2006 by the family of Jim Gresham, a student in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 James R. Talton Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2007 by friends and family in memory of James R. Talton, Jr. Scholarship may assist students with financial need who have a minimum...
Established in 2007 by friends and family in memory of James R. Talton,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,500.00 James W. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2010 by Gina R. Smith in loving memory of her father James W. “Bubba” Smith, who passed away July 21, 2007 from pancreatic cancer....
Established in 2010 by Gina R. Smith in loving memory of her father...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,250.00 Joseph M. Watkins Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2000 by Beverly Thomas and Jesse McDaniel of Raleigh to fund a scholarship honoring Joseph M. Watkins of Rolesville, NC, a long-time...
Established in 2000 by Beverly Thomas and Jesse McDaniel of Raleigh to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$3,500 Karen Downer Schaefer Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by an endowment that will support hard working students transitioning from high school to Wake Tech. The students will...
This scholarship is funded by an endowment that will support hard...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,500
Ended
$1,000.00 Lenovo Technology Leadership Scholarship
The Lenovo Technology Leadership Scholarship is created for the benefit of curriculum students studying for a degree in Information Technologies,...
The Lenovo Technology Leadership Scholarship is created for the benefit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Leroy I. Howell Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2002 in memory of Leroy I. Howell, active community leader and father of President Emeritus Bruce I. Howell. This scholarship fund...
Established in 2002 in memory of Leroy I. Howell, active community...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Linda Heath Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is established in memory of Linda Heath to benefit students in need as they pursue an education at Wake Tech Community College.
This scholarship is established in memory of Linda Heath to benefit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Louis Allen Memorial Scholarship Presented by Carfix
Established in 2019 by Carfix to provide merit based financial assistance to high school seniors from West Johnston and Cleveland High School who...
Established in 2019 by Carfix to provide merit based financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 LS3P Associates Scholarship
Established in 2014 the LS3P Associates Scholarship is awarded each year to a student pursing a degree from Wake Tech. LS3P is a local...
Established in 2014 the LS3P Associates Scholarship is awarded each year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Marna Congleton Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist a female student enrolled in the Criminal Justice Technology program.
This scholarship was established to assist a female student enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1500.00 Mary Becker Endowed Scholarship for Women in Engineering
The first endowed scholarship to honor a graduate of Wake Technical Community College, the Mary M. Becker Endowed Scholarship for Women in...
The first endowed scholarship to honor a graduate of Wake Technical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1500.00
Ended
$1000.00 Mary Quinerly Longino Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2015 by Mary Ellen Longino to assist a hard-working student pursuing a Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts degree at Wake Tech...
Established in 2015 by Mary Ellen Longino to assist a hard-working...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 McAdams Endowed Engineering Scholarship
Established in 2015, this scholarship supports students in the Applied Engineering and Technology disciplines. The preferred focus is on Civil...
Established in 2015, this scholarship supports students in the Applied...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,250.00 McKee Family Foundation Medical Office Administration Scholarship
Established in 2009 by The McKee Family Foundation to assist non-traditional students age 30 years or older pursuing a degree in Medical Office...
Established in 2009 by The McKee Family Foundation to assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$1,000.00 McKee Family Foundation Scholarship
Established in 2008 by The McKee Family Foundation to assist non-traditional students 28 years of age and older who have returned to school for job...
Established in 2008 by The McKee Family Foundation to assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Needmore Homemakers Club Scholarship
Established by the Needmore Ruritan Club of Fuquay-Varina to provide two scholarships for graduates of Fuquay-Varina High School enrolled in...
Established by the Needmore Ruritan Club of Fuquay-Varina to provide two...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Needmore Ruritan Club Scholarship
Established by the Needmore Ruritan Club of Fuquay-Varina to provide two scholarships for graduates of Fuquay-Varina High School enrolled in...
Established by the Needmore Ruritan Club of Fuquay-Varina to provide two...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,250.00 North State Bank Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2018, the North State Bank Scholarship will be awarded to a student obtaining an associates degree in Business Analytics, Business...
Established in 2018, the North State Bank Scholarship will be awarded to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$500.00 OC, Olivia and Cherish Murray Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2008 by O. Jerome Murray to offer financial need based scholarships to high school graduates of Duplin County...
This scholarship was established in 2008 by O. Jerome Murray to offer...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Optima Engineering Achievement Scholarship
The Optima Engineering Achievement Scholarship will be awarded to Wake Tech students who are pursuing an associate’s degree in Applied Engineering...
The Optima Engineering Achievement Scholarship will be awarded to Wake...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Perkins + Will Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2014 by Perkins & Will to support an industrious, hard-working student pursing a degree at Wake Tech Community College. Perkins +...
Established in 2014 by Perkins & Will to support an industrious,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,650.00 Poe Family Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2017 by Chuck and Pat Poe, will support a female student pursuing an Associate in Applied Science degree focused...
This scholarship, established in 2017 by Chuck and Pat Poe, will support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,650.00
Ended
$1,000.00 President Emeritus Bruce I Howell Scholarship
Established in 2004 by The Cary Rotary Club in honor of President Emeritus Bruce I. Howell, a member of the Cary Rotary Club, to fund two merit...
Established in 2004 by The Cary Rotary Club in honor of President...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Raleigh Foot and Ankle Center Scholarship
Established in 2016 by the Raleigh Foot and Ankle Center to support high-achieving students pursuing a degree at Wake Tech Community College....
Established in 2016 by the Raleigh Foot and Ankle Center to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Raleigh Neurology Associates Scholarship
This scholarship is meant to celebrate students who are driven to make positive impacts in the world of healthcare within their community. We want...
This scholarship is meant to celebrate students who are driven to make...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Raleigh Patriots Upward Mobility Scholarship
Our mission is to promote upward mobility and improve the welfare of the residents of the greater Raleigh area. To achieve our mission, Raleigh...
Our mission is to promote upward mobility and improve the welfare of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,250.00 RATIO Architects Scholarship
The Ratio Architects Scholarship will be awarded to a student obtaining an associate degree in Architectural Technology or Landscape Architecture...
The Ratio Architects Scholarship will be awarded to a student obtaining...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended