Our Opportunities

Opportunities Table
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Varies North Carolina Association of Textile Services
This endowed scholarship fund was established by The North Carolina Association of Textile Services and is initiated by Sunshine Uniform Service,...
This endowed scholarship fund was established by The North Carolina...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
500.00 over 2 semesters North Carolina Association of Veterinary Technicians Scholarship
Non-Endowed ($500 award) (Offered to 2nd Year Students) (Vet Tech faculty are involved in the selection process.) The award is given to a...
Non-Endowed ($500 award) (Offered to 2nd Year Students) (Vet Tech...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Patricia L. & Barry D. Farmer Scholarship
Mrs. Patricia L. Farmer established this scholarship in loving memory of her husband of 36 years, Mr. Barry D. Farmer who passed away at the age of...
Mrs. Patricia L. Farmer established this scholarship in loving memory of...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Paul Maloney Scholarship
The award was established by Dr. Gene Maloney and his wife, Judith Robinson Maloney, a graduate of Gaston College, in memory of their son who...
The award was established by Dr. Gene Maloney and his wife, Judith...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$600.00 over two semesters Pauline Scruggs Memorial (Altrusa Club) Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Altrusa Club of Gastonia in memory of Pauline Scruggs, its first president. This scholarship is open to a...
This scholarship was established by the Altrusa Club of Gastonia in...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $600.00 over two semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varied Polie Cloninger Endowed Scholarship
Friends and family of the late Polie Q. Cloninger, Jr. established this endowed scholarship to honor his memory following his death in 2003. The...
Friends and family of the late Polie Q. Cloninger, Jr. established this...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varied
Deadline01/15/2019
$500.00 over 2 semesters R.L. Kiser Scholarship Fund
Kristi Kiser wishes to honor her father, Mr. Randy Kiser, a 1979 graduate of the Gaston College Electrical Installation & Maintenance program as...
Kristi Kiser wishes to honor her father, Mr. Randy Kiser, a 1979...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Ray P. Craig/Gaston County Dyeing Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1987 in memory of Ray P. Craig, a former vice president of Gaston County Dyeing and first chairman of the Gaston College Board of...
Established in 1987 in memory of Ray P. Craig, a former vice president...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Rebecca and Cramer Little Scholarship
This scholarship was begun by Elizabeth Little to honor the memory of her parents, Rebecca Little who taught school in Gaston County and took...
This scholarship was begun by Elizabeth Little to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Robert and Maureen Tull Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Robert Tull and friends established this scholarship in honor of his 1997 retirement from the Timken Company after more than 35 years of service....
Robert Tull and friends established this scholarship in honor of his...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Ruth and Harry 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: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Special Endowed Scholarship
Endowed This scholarship is open to all students enrolled in any course of study at Gaston College. The recipient is selected based on a...
Endowed This scholarship is open to all students enrolled in any...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Stabilus Endowed Scholarship
German-based Stabilus Corporation established this annual scholarship following the move of its North American headquarters to Gastonia. This award...
German-based Stabilus Corporation established this annual scholarship...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Scholarship
State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Scholarship – Two $5K / $1,250 per semester. (Renewable for a 2nd Year) Gaston College Scholarship Committee...
State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Scholarship – Two $5K / $1,250 per...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Steve Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship
If earnings surpass $1,000 more than one award is to be given, with earnings split evenly. If earnings are less than $250 monies are to be held...
If earnings surpass $1,000 more than one award is to be given, with...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Stewart Family Endowed Scholarship
Endowed (number of awards/amount not specified in the agreement) Carl J. Stewart, Jr. initiated the Stewart Family Scholarship in honor of his...
Endowed (number of awards/amount not specified in the agreement) Carl...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$2,500.00 The Bryant Electric 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: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies The Mary Kathryn and David L. Friday, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Civitan Club of Gastonia in memory of David L. Friday, Jr. who served as the first president of the...
This scholarship was established by the Civitan Club of Gastonia in...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
$2,500.00 over 2 semesters The Petty Family SPARC³ Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. Larry K. Petty of Gastonia, president, Petty Machine Company, to provide financial assistance for recent...
This scholarship was established by Mr. Larry K. Petty of Gastonia,...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
1,000 over 2 semesters Tom D. Efird Scholarship
Non-Endowed (1 $1,000 award annually) (Last award will be given out in 2020/2021) The Gaston College Foundation Board of Directors established...
Non-Endowed (1 $1,000 award annually) (Last award will be given out in...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 1,000 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Virginia Brandon Endowed Scholarship
Kathryn R. Brandon established this scholarship in honor of her sister, Virginia Brandon. This scholarship is open to students in programs of study...
Kathryn R. Brandon established this scholarship in honor of her sister,...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Warren and Rebecca Shiver Scholarship Fund
Gaston College graduate Kayren S. Brantley established this scholarship in 2001 on the occasion of her mother’s retirement from teaching. Rebecca...
Gaston College graduate Kayren S. Brantley established this scholarship...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies Wells Fargo Scholarship
Wells Fargo Scholarship (Scholarship funds received through Gaston College) These scholarships are distributed among the 58 colleges in the...
Wells Fargo Scholarship (Scholarship funds received through Gaston...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies William B. and Elizabeth C. Seabrook Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Seabrook family, in honor of Mr. Bill Seabrook, this scholarship is awarded to a Gaston College student in any course of study...
Established by the Seabrook family, in honor of Mr. Bill Seabrook, this...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
Varies William Marcus and Ira Blanche Robinson Fund
This endowed fund was established through a bequest by William Marcus “Bill” Robinson who died March 8, 2005. The fund honors Bill’s memory as well...
This endowed fund was established through a bequest by William Marcus...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2019
1,000 over 2 semesters William Thomas Love Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established through the estate of Elisabeth Love More as a memorial to her father, William Thomas Love, who was a mayor of...
This scholarship was established through the estate of Elisabeth Love...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2019
  • Award: 1,000 over 2 semesters
Deadline01/15/2019
750.00 over 2 semesters Betty Rhodes Gamble Scholarship
This scholarship honors the late Betty Rhodes Gamble for her years of service in the Lincoln County area. It was established by her husband, Dr....
This scholarship honors the late Betty Rhodes Gamble for her years of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 750.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
250 over 2 semesters Brad Baxter Memorial Scholarship
Jennie and Eric Hogan established this scholarship as a memorial to Bradley Baxter who died in 2005. Mr. Baxter was a Gaston College graduate and...
Jennie and Eric Hogan established this scholarship as a memorial to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 250 over 2 semesters
Ended
500.00 over 2 semesters Erlene G. Hogan Memorial Scholarship
Eric and Jennie Hogan and the Reverend Tom Hogan established this scholarship in memory of Eric’s mother and Tom’s first wife. The recipient is...
Eric and Jennie Hogan and the Reverend Tom Hogan established this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 500.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
$750 over 2 semesters First National Bank Scholarship
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for promising students living in Gaston County who have the desire and ability but...
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750 over 2 semesters
Ended
Varies Machining Technology Scholarship
Several local machining companies provide this award to students seeking a degree or certificate in the machining technology program. Selection is...
Several local machining companies provide this award to students seeking...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
525.00 over 2 semesters Pearl Dixon Balthis Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1971, this scholarship is open to students from Gastonia or Gaston County or from NC at large if suitable applicants are not...
Established in 1971, this scholarship is open to students from Gastonia...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 525.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
Varies Ron and Judy Long Gastonia Sheet Metal Heating & AC Scholarship
The award was established by Gastonia Sheet Metal to provide financial assistance to students seeking a diploma in the Air Conditioning, Heating &...
The award was established by Gastonia Sheet Metal to provide financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Silberman Family Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation (SFF)
The Silberman Family Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation is providing a $500 scholarship for the 2010/11 academic year. Family members annually...
The Silberman Family Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation is providing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Susan Stanley Art Fund
Do not award without prior conversation with the Gaston College Foundation Office. John and Rose Stanley established this fund through the...
Do not award without prior conversation with the Gaston College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies TRANE & NC 3 STEM AWARD
TRANE is offering a one time award to a student seeking an Associate of Science (AS) degree with a career path in the area of Science, Technology,...
TRANE is offering a one time award to a student seeking an Associate of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Williams Foundation Technical School Scholarship
The Williams Foundation, the charitable arm of the Williams Companies, one of the largest volume transporters of natural gas in the US, has...
The Williams Foundation, the charitable arm of the Williams Companies,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500.00 over 2 semesters First National Bank Scholarship
Non-Endowed ($1,500 award/number of awards varies) The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for promising students living...
Non-Endowed ($1,500 award/number of awards varies) The scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
$150.00 Gaston County Credit Professionals International Scholarship
This scholarship is open to students in business, accounting or a related field. The recipient is selected based on academic performance.
This scholarship is open to students in business, accounting or a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $150.00
Ended
1000.00 over 2 semesters PSNC
This scholarship was established by PSNC Energy to provide financial assistance to non-traditional students, including displaced workers, older...
This scholarship was established by PSNC Energy to provide financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
Varies Stanley Total Living Center Nursing Scholarship
Applicants must pursue an associate degree in nursing or a practical nursing diploma at Gaston College. The scholarship is open to graduates of...
Applicants must pursue an associate degree in nursing or a practical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Cherryville Fire Department Scholarship Award
Cherryville Fire Department Scholarship Award – Non-Endowed (1 $500 annually/$250 per semester) The Cherryville Fire Department established a...
Cherryville Fire Department Scholarship Award – Non-Endowed (1 $500...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$750.00 over 2 semesters Elizabeth Matthews Welton Scholarship
Non-Endowed (Funded through the Community Foundation of Gaston County upon confirmation that the recipient is enrolled and attending...
Non-Endowed (Funded through the Community Foundation of Gaston County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
$500.00 over 2 semesters J. Mack Holland Scholarship
Non-Endowed (Funded through the Community Foundation of Gaston County) (2 $1,000 awards annually) This scholarship was established by Marshall...
Non-Endowed (Funded through the Community Foundation of Gaston...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
$0.00 Jim Lynn Memorial Science Scholarship
Non-Endowed (1 or more $500 each) The Gaston County Gem & Mineral Club established this scholarship in loving memory of James H. “Jim” Lynn, who...
Non-Endowed (1 or more $500 each) The Gaston County Gem & Mineral...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$500.00 over 2 semesters WSGE Broadcasting & Production Technology Scholarship
Non-Endowed (1 $500 award annually) (Final candidate pool will be submitted to Radio Station Manager for final selection) (Offered to 2nd Year...
Non-Endowed (1 $500 award annually) (Final candidate pool will be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
$1,000.00 over 2 semesters Pathways Services Scholarship
Non-Endowed (3 $1,000 awards) (Renewable for a 2nd Year) This award was established by the Board of Directors of Pathways Services to encourage...
Non-Endowed (3 $1,000 awards) (Renewable for a 2nd Year) This award...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00 over 2 semesters
Ended
$250.00 over 2 semesters Benjamin Clyde Hord Scholarship
Non-Endowed (1 $600 award annually as per agreement) Paula H. Dedmon, Gaston College biology instructor, established this award in memory of her...
Non-Endowed (1 $600 award annually as per agreement) Paula H. Dedmon,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250.00 over 2 semesters
$500.00 over 2 semesters Dr. Helen L. Carter Memorial (Pilot Club) Scholarship
Non-Endowed ($500 award funded by the Pilot Club of Gastonia, Inc.) (Offered to a second-year student) The Pilot Club of Gastonia established this...
Non-Endowed ($500 award funded by the Pilot Club of Gastonia,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 over 2 semesters
Varies OrthoCarolina Foundation Health Scholarship
Non-Endowed (1 $2,000 award – $1,000 per semester) (Strong nursing faculty recommendations required) (Offered to a 2nd Year...
Non-Endowed (1 $2,000 award – $1,000 per semester) (Strong nursing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies