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Scholarship Name:

Triangle Community Foundation Achievement Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake County

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by the Triangle Community Foundation to North Carolina students.

Award Amount:

Up to $16,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

Two (2) references

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 2.5 GPA; 2) Must be a Wake County, North Carolina resident; 3) Must have completed at least one academic year at a high school in Wake County, North Carolina; 4) Must plan to attend an accredited North Carolina college, university or technical school; 5) Demonstrated financial need; 6) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 7) Transcript(s) required; 8) Scholarship award payable in the following installments: $1,000.00 – $4,000.00 per academic year for up to four (4) academic years; 9) Renewable for up to three (3) academic years (provided recipient maintains a min. 2.5 GPA, submits a report, and remains otherwise qualified).


o The Achievement Scholarship Fund for Refugees and Immigrants in Wake County will provide financial awards for refugee and immigrant high school graduates (legal documentation not required) who reside in Wake County to continue their education in a post-secondary setting. The goal is to support these students on a pathway to finding meaningful employment and becoming contributory members of their communities and adopted country.


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Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, GPA, Race, Ethnicity, Need-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, School/College

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Triangle Community Foundation
Attn: Achievement Scholarship
P.O. Box 12729
Durham, North Carolina 27709
Attn: Sarah Battersby, Scholarships & Donor Services Officer
Telephone: (919) 474-8370, ext. 4015

Deadline:   March 31, 2018 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).