North Carolina Scholarships

James Cothran KD3NI Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by The American Radio Relay League (ARRL), a noncommercial organisation of radio amateurs which operates within five pillars: Public Service, Advocacy, Education, Technology, and Membership.

North Carolina CPA Foundation Scholarship

Association members across our state have given generously over the years, and these contributions have been used to fund scholarships for North Carolina accounting students in two and four-year colleges and universities throughout our state.

Jagannathan Scholarship

The award is available to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll as college freshmen in full-time degree program at one of the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina.

Rose Acre Farms Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students studying select areas of agriculture, animal/food or poultry science, nutrition, agricultural business/food service or livestock management, breeding, genetics, pathology, food packaging or food technology.

Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship

The Cancer for College Carolinas Scholarship provides financial assistance to Cancer Survivors in the North and South Carolina to help them pay for their education. This scholarship is open to any cancer survivor with no regards to sex, race or religious belief.

Jagannathan Scholarship

Established by industrialist N.S. Jagannathan and administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, this scholarship provides financial assistance to graduating seniors planning to enroll as college freshmen in a full-time degree program at one of the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina.

Duke Energy Hispanic Engineering Scholarship

Established by Duke Energy Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to Hispanic/Latino Students who plan to enroll and pursue the fields of electrical, mechanical, nuclear, chemical or civil engineering at a community college or a university in North Carolina

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship provides financial assitance to radio amateurs residing in the ARRL Roanoke Division area (NC, SC, VA, WV) who wish to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship provides financial assistance to radio amateurs residing in Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia who study toward a Bachelor of Science degree in any field of engineering.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Hertz Fellowship

This scholarship is provided by the Hertz Foundation for recipients that want to understand and solve human concern through knowledge of physical and engineering sciences.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To North Carolina

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Team assemblers Home health aides First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers
Salary: $23836 $17995 $46149
# of Open Positions: 44960 26430 20190
Competition*: 2 2 1.5

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Athletes and sports competitors Family and general practitioners Natural sciences managers
Salary: $168370 $161702 $103820
# of Open Positions: 320 3000 1450
Competition*: 2.5 1.5 1.9
Job Title: Law teachers, postsecondary Sales managers Economics teachers, postsecondary
Salary: $90250 $86825 $86753
# of Open Positions: 320 10870 240
Competition*: 2.8 1.5 1.6

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

North Carolina Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food
Salary: $22053 $15635 $14234
# of Open Positions: 94490 77020 65580
Competition*: 1 1 1.3

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers General and operations managers Computer and information systems managers
Salary: $94100 $93345 $87160
# of Open Positions: 8270 46160 7320
Competition*: 0.7 1.3 1.2
Job Title: Sales managers Financial managers Computer software engineers, applications
Salary: $86825 $77807 $76684
# of Open Positions: 10870 14580 8530
Competition*: 1.5 1.3 0.8

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To North Carolina table above, which shows where jobs in North Carolina are unusually common compared to other states, the North Carolina Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.