Building Bridges is pleased to provide information for the 2012-13 Building Bridges Scholars Program. Scholarships will be awarded to two qualified high school seniors from Asheville City and/or Buncombe County public schools. Several of the recipients are African-American, some whom are the first in their family to attend a college or university. The scholarship will cover in-state tuition and mandatory fees for up to four years at any North Carolina public university or technical/community college. The application deadline is April 1, 2013. All applications are held in strictest confidence.
In-state tuition and mandatory fees excluding health insurance for up to four years at any NC accredited public university or technical/ community college.
PURPOSE OF THE AWARD:
To encourage a motivated student who has clear financial need to continue his or her education.
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ELIGIBILITY: Applicant must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA during the last two years of high school and be a resident of North Carolina at the time of application. Submit a completed application and all supporting materials on or before April 1, 2012. Demonstrate a clear financial need.
Awards are for the 2012-13 academic year plus three more years if a student maintains at least a 2.5 GPA. Recipients must be accepted to a North Carolina public university or technical/community college as a full time student. Candidates must be committed to completing a four year degree program. Awardees and at least one member of their family are provided the opportunity to attend a Building Bridges session.
Application and all supporting materials must be postmarked by April 1, 2013.
The following forms may be downloaded and completed in order to apply for the Building Bridges scholarship:
Scholarship Application Form
Applications, essay questions, transcripts, letters of recommendation and all other required supporting materials must be submitted to:
Scholarship Selection Committee
P.O. Box 63
Asheville NC 28802
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