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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $3,500
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,500.00 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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Pauline Tucker Memorial Scholarship
Pauline Cole Tucker, Wake Tech’s oldest known original graduate, passed away in late 2020 at the age of 95. Tucker became one of the first nine...
Pauline Cole Tucker, Wake Tech’s oldest known original graduate, passed...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,650.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,250.00 Red Hat Scholarship
Established in 2006 by Red Hat to fund scholarships for outstanding students in the Computer Programming Department who have demonstrated...
Established in 2006 by Red Hat to fund scholarships for outstanding...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Riley Contracting Group Veterans Scholarship
Established in 2017, the Riley Contracting Group Veteran’s Scholarship supports student/s pursuing an Associate’s Degree at Wake Tech Community...
Established in 2017, the Riley Contracting Group Veteran’s Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,500.00 Robert L. "Roddy" Jones Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Robert L. (Roddy) Jones of Raleigh, Chairman of Tri Properties, to establish endowed scholarships for the hotel and...
Established in 2001 by Robert L. (Roddy) Jones of Raleigh, Chairman of...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Ron and Catherine Perry Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist a talented, hard-working student pursuing a degree in the Culinary Arts program at Wake Tech Community...
This scholarship was established to assist a talented, hard-working...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Rotary Club of West Raleigh and Bolton Service Skilled Trades Scholarship
This scholarship supports high achieving students pursuing critical skilled trades programs, specifically plumbing; air conditioning, heating, and...
This scholarship supports high achieving students pursuing critical...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,600.00 RSM Accounting Excellence Scholarship
The RSM Accounting Excellence Scholarship will be focused on student/s pursuing a college transfer associate’s degree in Accounting. The selected...
The RSM Accounting Excellence Scholarship will be focused on student/s...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,600.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,625.00 Sammie C. Thornton Memorial Scholarship
Established through gifts made by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Sammie C. Thornton, Wake tech graduate, instructor, faculty...
Established through gifts made by family, friends and colleagues in...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,625.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$3,000.00 Sandra and Terry Dangler Scholarship
We believe in the importance of improving our community through education and the development of generational wealth. These scholarships are...
We believe in the importance of improving our community through...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Sassool Culinary Arts Scholarship
Established in 2014 by Sassool Mediterranean Cafe to assist a full-time, second-year student pursuing a Culinary Arts degree at Wake Technical...
Established in 2014 by Sassool Mediterranean Cafe to assist a full-time,...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$800.00 Seby Jones Endowed Scholarship for Part Time Students
Established in 2008 with Wake Technical Community College Foundation and the Seby B. Jones Family Foundation, to fund scholarships for part-time...
Established in 2008 with Wake Technical Community College Foundation and...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $800.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Second Chance Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2004 by Julian & Elizabeth Bradley, with the NC Community Foundation for Wake Tech Foundation. The income from the endowment is be...
Established in 2004 by Julian & Elizabeth Bradley, with the NC Community...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$2,500.00 SEPI Mentor Scholarship
PROGRAM OVERVIEW Sepi Saidi, founder, president, and CEO of SEPI, Inc., believes in supporting and advancing underrepresented students, especially...
PROGRAM OVERVIEW Sepi Saidi, founder, president, and CEO of SEPI, Inc.,...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Service Roofing and Sheet Metal Scholarship
Established by Service Roofing and Sheet Metal Company of Garner to fund one scholarship for a student enrolled in the industrial systems...
Established by Service Roofing and Sheet Metal Company of Garner to fund...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Splash Car Wash Scholarship
Established in 2020, Splash Car Wash Raleigh is a locally owned and operated car wash. Splash proudly supports many groups across Wake County and...
Established in 2020, Splash Car Wash Raleigh is a locally owned and...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,200.00 Stewart Engineering Scholarship
Established in 2008 by Stewart Engineering of Raleigh to support scholarships in the Surveying Technology program. These scholarships seek to...
Established in 2008 by Stewart Engineering of Raleigh to support...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Swagger Boutique Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2020, the Swagger Boutique Endowed Scholarship is awarded each year to a female student with financial need pursuing a degree in...
Established in 2020, the Swagger Boutique Endowed Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 TC and Bill Parker Rotary Scholarship
The TC and Bill Parker Rotary Scholarship is awarded each year to a high performing student pursing an education at Wake Tech. TC and Bill Parker...
The TC and Bill Parker Rotary Scholarship is awarded each year to a high...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,200.00 Temple Sloan Family Foundation Scholarship
Established in 2014, the Sloan Family Foundation Scholarships support students with financial need as they pursue additional training and education...
Established in 2014, the Sloan Family Foundation Scholarships support...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 The Bost Custom Homes Build It Forward Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to incentivize and advance students who are pursuing skilled labor careers in the construction industry. Labor...
The intent of this scholarship is to incentivize and advance students...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$2,000.00 The Derek Whittenburg Foundation Scholarship
The mission of the Dereck Whittenburg Foundation is to extend the hands of financial assistance to deserving college students that find themselves...
The mission of the Dereck Whittenburg Foundation is to extend the hands...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,500.00 The Everett and Renate Thompson Scholarship
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  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/30/2021