Our Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline01/15/2022
$500.00 Best of Both Worlds Candy Spot Scholarship
This fund is established by Markivius Howell, owner of the Best of Both Worlds Candy Spot on Main Ave. in Gastonia. The scholarship should be...
This fund is established by Markivius Howell, owner of the Best of Both...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
Up to $3,000 Bet Pearson Scholarship
This fund was initially established in January 2020 by Mr. Plato Pearson, Jr. in memory of Bet Pearson, his loving wife of 71 years and mother of...
This fund was initially established in January 2020 by Mr. Plato...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline01/15/2022
$500.00 Betty Davis Jones Medical Assisting Scholarship
The purpose of this annual scholarship award shall be to provide financial assistance for a promising student seeking an AAS degree in medical...
The purpose of this annual scholarship award shall be to provide...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$500.00 Billy Lytton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Billy Lytton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Mr. Billy Lytton, Jr. Mr. Lytton joined the Gaston County Police...
The Billy Lytton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$625.00 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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $625.00
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Up to $2,500 annually
Deadline01/15/2022
$1,000.00 CARE | Charlotte Animal Referral & Emergency Scholarship
The purpose of this annual scholarship award is to promote diversity and inclusion of underrepresented populations in the veterinary industry while...
The purpose of this annual scholarship award is to promote diversity and...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$500.00 Dallas Ambassadors Scholarship
The scholarship is established by the Dallas Optimist Club as part of its outreach to the community. Selection of the recipient is to be made by...
The scholarship is established by the Dallas Optimist Club as part of...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$500 Dallas High School Men's Group Scholarship
The Dallas High School Men’s Group consists of any man that attended or graduated from the Old Dallas High School up to 1972. The group meets once...
The Dallas High School Men’s Group consists of any man that attended or...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: 250.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2022
$500.00 Donna English Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by friends, family, and colleagues in memory of Donna English. Donna was part of the College family for over 26...
This scholarship was established by friends, family, and colleagues in...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$2,500.00 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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$500.00 Dr. Teresa Worthy Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established in memorial of Dr. Teresa Worthy who served as a Business Administration instructor at Gaston College. Awards are to...
This fund was established in memorial of Dr. Teresa Worthy who served as...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline01/15/2022
Varies Elizabeth Matthews Welton Scholarship
This award was established in memory of Elizabeth Matthews Welton by her nieces and nephews, Anna Belle M. Kelly, Nora M. Hale and Vann Matthews. ...
This award was established in memory of Elizabeth Matthews Welton by her...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $250 annually
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: 500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$1,000.00 Gaston College Teacher Preparation Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support students interested in pursuing a career in teaching. Students must be enrolled in the A.A. or A.S....
This scholarship was created to support students interested in pursuing...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$2,500.00 Gaston College Textile Technology Scholarship
This scholarship is to be awarded to students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science in Textile Technology, Textile Technology programs,...
This scholarship is to be awarded to students enrolled in the Associate...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $750 annually
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2022
$2,500.00 Harry & Ruby Bryant Scholarship Fund
The purpose of The Bryant Electric Scholarship (Fund) is to honor and remember the life and business success of Mr. Charles King Bryant, Sr. while...
The purpose of The Bryant Electric Scholarship (Fund) is to honor and...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: 500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2022
$2,000 Hoe Family Scholarship
This Scholarship was established through the generosity of David and Lori Hoe to provide an annual scholarship to promising veterinary technician...
This Scholarship was established through the generosity of David and...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: 1,000 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2022
Varies 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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
$450.00 Isenhour Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This Scholarship was established in memory of Linda Isenhour, a Gaston College Alumni and Trauma ICA Nurse, by her family and friends. Preference...
This Scholarship was established in memory of Linda Isenhour, a Gaston...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $450.00
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
$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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
$0.00 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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022
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: 01/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2022