Our Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
6,000.00 over 2 semesters SPARC3/SPARC4 STEM Scholarship
The SPARC3/SPARC4 SSTEM Scholarship is designed for students who plan on majoring in a STEM Field (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Math,...
The SPARC3/SPARC4 SSTEM Scholarship is designed for students who plan on...
  • Deadline: 07/20/2018
  • Award: 6,000.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline07/20/2018
$500.00 Mullen Holland & Cooper Scholarship
This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for a promising student pursing a degree in Paralegal Technology. Scholarships...
This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for a...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies A. Leonel Brunnemer Nursing Scholarship
First Gaston Foundation established this scholarship in 2002 as a memorial to Mr. Brunnemer who served on its board for 16 years and was chairman...
First Gaston Foundation established this scholarship in 2002 as a...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$500.00 Andy Hawkins Memorial Award
Alison Nichols, a 1992 graduate of GC’s mechanical drafting program, established this award in memory of her instructor, Andy Hawkins, whose life...
Alison Nichols, a 1992 graduate of GC’s mechanical drafting program,...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2019
$1,500 Athena Scholarship
Park Sterling Bank and recipients of the Athena Award established this scholarship for a promising Gaston College GED or Adult High School graduate...
Park Sterling Bank and recipients of the Athena Award established this...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Bonnie Hoyle Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established as a memorial to Bonnie Hoyle, an instructor in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program, who was killed in a...
This scholarship was established as a memorial to Bonnie Hoyle, an...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Britt D. Cordero Endowed Scholarship Fund
Family and friends of Britt DeAnna Cordero established this fund in her memory following her tragic death in a motorcycle accident on March 19,...
Family and friends of Britt DeAnna Cordero established this fund in her...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies C. Grier and Lena Sue Beam Family Endowed Scholarship
The fund was established under the will of C. Grier Beam, founder and owner of Carolina Freight Carrier Corp. in Cherryville. Mr. Beam served as a...
The fund was established under the will of C. Grier Beam, founder and...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Up to $2,500 annually Caldwell W. Nixon Endowed Scholarship
Sallie Nixon established this award in memory of her husband, Caldwell Nixon, who was a World War II veteran, an area director of the Veterans...
Sallie Nixon established this award in memory of her husband, Caldwell...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,500 annually
Deadline01/15/2019
$1,000 annually David Belk Cannon Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 as a memorial to Mr. David Belk Cannon’s son, David Belk Cannon, Jr. and his daughter, Rebecca Cannon,...
This scholarship was established in 1996 as a memorial to Mr. David Belk...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline01/15/2019
$2,000 David Belk Cannon Family Scholarship (Transfer to Four Year University)
This scholarship was established in 1996 as a memorial to Mr. David Belk Cannon’s son, David Belk Cannon, Jr. and his daughter, Rebecca Cannon,...
This scholarship was established in 1996 as a memorial to Mr. David Belk...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline01/15/2019
250.00 over 2 semesters Don Walser Family Endowed Accounting Scholarship
Don Walser, former chair of the Gaston College Board of Trustees established this scholarship. It is open to second-year students majoring in...
Don Walser, former chair of the Gaston College Board of Trustees...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 250.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
$2,500.00 over 2 semesters Dr. Hugh E. Tyner Nursing Scholarship
Dr. Tyner, a retired surgeon in Gaston County, established this fund to provide a scholarship each year to a student in the Associate Degree...
Dr. Tyner, a retired surgeon in Gaston County, established this fund to...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
$250.00 Dr. Janet Johnston Honorary Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Association for the Education of Young Children and friends of Dr. Janet Johnston in honor of her service...
This scholarship was established by the Association for the Education of...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline01/15/2019
$250.00 Duane Crane Science Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Duane Crane who was chair of the science department at Gaston College when he died in 2003. His family,...
This scholarship honors the memory of Duane Crane who was chair of the...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Emerald Care Home Health Nursing Scholarship
The scholarship was established in 2000 by the Gaston County Home Health Agency to enhance area health care by assisting Gaston College students...
The scholarship was established in 2000 by the Gaston County Home Health...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Eugene D. Maloney, MD Scholarship
Judith Robinson Maloney created this annual endowed scholarship award in honor of her husband as he celebrated his 75th birthday. Preference is...
Judith Robinson Maloney created this annual endowed scholarship award in...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Evelyn Rankin Stowe Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Mary E. Stowe established this scholarship in honor of her mother, Evelyn Rankin Stowe, who was a Public Health Nurse in Gaston and Mecklenburg...
Mary E. Stowe established this scholarship in honor of her mother,...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$1,000 annually First Gaston Foundation Liberal Arts Scholarship
This scholarship was initiated by the First Gaston Foundation to assist four deserving students who are residents of Gaston County seeking a degree...
This scholarship was initiated by the First Gaston Foundation to assist...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline01/15/2019
$250 annually Fred A. Ratchford, Sr. Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Louise K. Ratchford and children in memory of her husband, Fred A. Ratchford, Sr. This scholarship is...
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Louise K. Ratchford and...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $250 annually
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Fred Lee Hoffman Endowed Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Mr. Fred Lee Hoffman, by his nephews Alan G. Cloninger and Thomas R. Cloninger, and his niece Paula C....
This fund was established in memory of Mr. Fred Lee Hoffman, by his...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
500.00 over 2 semesters Friends of NCVMA Veterinary Student Scholarship
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association provides this award to a second-year student in the Veterinary Technology Program. It is based on...
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association provides this award to...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
$500.00 Gary Daniel Stewart Scholarship
Mr. and Mrs. Gary D. Stewart, grandparents of Gary Daniel Stewart, established this annual scholarship in memory of Gary to assist those with an...
Mr. and Mrs. Gary D. Stewart, grandparents of Gary Daniel Stewart,...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2019
$500.00 Gaston County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship
The purpose of this annual scholarship award is to provide financial assistance for a student seeking higher education within a program of the...
The purpose of this annual scholarship award is to provide financial...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2019
$750 annually Gastonia East Rotary Club Scholarship
Non-Endowed Established in 1968, this scholarship is open to Gaston County residents. The recipients are selected based on a combination of...
Non-Endowed Established in 1968, this scholarship is open to Gaston...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $750 annually
Deadline01/15/2019
$0.00 GC Access and Retention Scholarship
Funded by the Gaston College Foundation, this scholarship is intended to help students who are not financial aid eligible to complete a degree.
Funded by the Gaston College Foundation, this scholarship is intended to...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies General Scholarship Endowment
Donations from various contributors made up this scholarship fund which is awarded based on a combination of academic achievement and financial...
Donations from various contributors made up this scholarship fund which...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$1,000.00 over 2 semesters Greater Things Scholarship Fund
Tracy Philbeck, a lifelong resident of Gaston County and County Commissioner since 2009, is a strong believer that education is the key to success....
Tracy Philbeck, a lifelong resident of Gaston County and County...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
500.00 over 2 semesters Hershal Hoyle and Gilda R. Beam Family Endowed Scholarship
Mrs. Gilda R. Beam established this scholarship in memory of her husband, Mr. Hershal Hoyle Beam, a Gaston County educator, and her daughter, Anne...
Mrs. Gilda R. Beam established this scholarship in memory of her...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
1,000 over 2 semesters Houser Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Fred K. Houser and Creola Houser who owned the Cherryville Eagle for many years. Preference is...
This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Fred K. Houser and...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 1,000 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
500 over 2 semesters Hunter Huss Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1968 in honor of Mr. Hunter Huss for years of service as an educator. This scholarship is open to Gaston County...
This scholarship was established in 1968 in honor of Mr. Hunter Huss for...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 500 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies J. A. Dalpiaz Family Scholarship
Given by former Gaston College Board of Trustee Chairman, Mr. J. A. Dalpiaz (Dal) and his wife, Lorraine, this endowed fund provides scholarship...
Given by former Gaston College Board of Trustee Chairman, Mr. J. A....
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies J. Dent Goodyear and Clarice Cato Goodyear Veterinary Medical Technology Scholarship
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Goodyear in 2001 to commemorate their 33rd wedding anniversary, the scholarship assists students pursuing an Associate...
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Goodyear in 2001 to commemorate their 33rd...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$500.00 over 2 semesters Jack Robinson Endowed Scholarship
Mrs. Carol Robinson established this scholarship in honor of her husband, Jack Robinson, a retired pilot, in honor of his 75th birthday. This...
Mrs. Carol Robinson established this scholarship in honor of her...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
$0.00 James & Jane Smith
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies James D. and Kathy F. Holland Scholarship Fund
Mr. James David Holland, a graduate of Cherryville High School, Gaston College and UNC-Chapel Hill, established this scholarship fund in honor of...
Mr. James David Holland, a graduate of Cherryville High School, Gaston...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$500.00 over 2 semesters James H. Martin, Jr. Nursing Scholarship
The First Gaston Foundation, Inc. established this award in memory of Mr. James H. Martin, Jr., a past Trustee of the Foundation. Selection is...
The First Gaston Foundation, Inc. established this award in memory of...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Janet W. Spear Nursing Scholarship Fund
This scholarship, provided for through the estate of Mrs. Janet Spear, provides scholarships for tuition, fees, and books to deserving Gaston...
This scholarship, provided for through the estate of Mrs. Janet Spear,...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Jeanne Rauch Art Scholarship
This scholarship was established as a fitting memorial to Jeanne Rauch for her many contributions to the development and appreciation of art in...
This scholarship was established as a fitting memorial to Jeanne Rauch...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Joe Nelli Scholarship Fund endowed by the Kiwanis Club of Gastonia
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Gastonia...
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies John and Joyce Brison Endowed Scholarship
Becky B. Maxon, Patsy B. Meldrum, and John Brison III established this annual scholarship in honor of their parents, Joyce and John Brison. This...
Becky B. Maxon, Patsy B. Meldrum, and John Brison III established this...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$1,000.00 over 2 semesters John S. and Malinda B. Lowery Endowed Scholarship Fund
Mr. John Lowery and Dr. Malinda Lowery are both proud alumni of Gaston College and successful business owners and civic leaders. They attribute...
Mr. John Lowery and Dr. Malinda Lowery are both proud alumni of Gaston...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Least of These Carolinas Endowed Scholarship
This endowed scholarship award will provide financial assistance for a student who has experienced the hardships of the foster care system and has...
This endowed scholarship award will provide financial assistance for a...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
1000.00 over 2 semesters Linda I. Rader Scholarship Fund
Linda I. Rader taught at Grier Elementary From 1958 – 1964 and at Gardner Park Elementary from 1964 – 1987. From 1988 until her death in 2003, she...
Linda I. Rader taught at Grier Elementary From 1958 – 1964 and at...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 1000.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Long Family/GSM Services HVAC Scholarship
This annual scholarship award will provide financial assistance to Gastonia Sheet Metal (GSM) applicants and/or existing GSM co-workers seeking a...
This annual scholarship award will provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
1100 over 2 semesters Lubrizol Foundation (Biotechnology) Scholarship
Non-Endowed (Awarded to a 2nd Year Student) (6 $1,100 awards/3 must be awarded to diverse students) The Lubrizol Foundation Scholarship awards...
Non-Endowed (Awarded to a 2nd Year Student) (6 $1,100 awards/3 must be...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 1100 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
$1,000.00 Marischa Cooke Honorary Scholarship
Dr. Harry Cooke, Director of Gaston College Libraries, established this award to honor his wife, Marischa, in appreciation for her life-long...
Dr. Harry Cooke, Director of Gaston College Libraries, established this...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline01/15/2019
$500 annually Mary Lee Aleman Nursing Scholarship
Mr. Leonard Aleman established this scholarship in memory of his wife, Mary Lee Aleman. The scholarship is awarded to residents of Gaston County,...
Mr. Leonard Aleman established this scholarship in memory of his wife,...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Mickey Joel Helms Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1965 under the will of Howard Max Crowder. It is open to Cherryville High School Seniors who will be attending...
This scholarship was established in 1965 under the will of Howard Max...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Mother Bernice Wilson Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Mother Bernice Ballard Wilson as a tribute to her commitment to her children, both biological and...
This scholarship was established in memory of Mother Bernice Ballard...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019