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$1.2 Million in Scholarships Available Through Winston-Salem Foundation

For more information about scholarships offered through The Winston-Salem Foundation, visit Winston-Salem Foundation.

The photo is courtesy of Lauren and David Clark.

Foundation 5 JANUARY 20, 2021 – The Winston-Salem Foundation is offering $1.2 million in scholarships to local students.

The foundation is offering scholarships that are available to students no matter what their GPA (Grade Point Average) or the college the student plans to attend.

“There is likely an opportunity for which you can apply,” says a release from the foundation.

During this past school year, the foundation offered more than 130 scholarships that supported approximately 600 students from Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin counties.  

Some scholarships are based on merit. Others are based on need.

The One-Stop Application portal opened Jan. 1. For most merit-based scholarships, the deadline is March 15. For scholarships based on financial need, the deadline is July 1.

Foundation 6 To be considered for most of the scholarships, a student must fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students who can’t complete FAFSA - such as non-citizens without a green card or permanent status - can still apply through the foundation’s scholarship portal.

Most of the foundation scholarships are accessed through one application. Students will be automatically considered for the scholarships for which they are eligible—with just one application.

Supplemental materials include a high school transcript through Dec. 2020 and one contact for a recommendation.

For more information, visit Winston-Salem Foundation.