Other Scholarship Options

The Community Foundation manages endowment funds for a number of scholarships administered by outside entities. Contact information for these funds is provided below
Asheville Civitan Club Scholarship

For graduating seniors of A.C. Reynolds High School, Asheville High School, C.A. Erwin High School, C.D. Owen High School, Enka High School, North Buncombe High School, or T.C. Roberson High School. Contact your high school guidance office, or write to:

Scholarship Committee Chairperson
P.O. Box 1755
Asheville, NC 28802

Carolina High Country Section 1103: American Society of Quality Scholarships

For students in a field related to quality control and enrolled at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Blue Ridge Community College, Mayland Community College, McDowell Technical Community College, or the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Contact the Financial Aid office(s) of the school(s) you wish to attend.

Richard (Yogi) Crowe Memorial Scholarship 

For enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who are pursuing graduate or post-graduate education. Visit their website for more information, or contact:
Mary Herr, 

c/o the Richard (Yogi) Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund
54 Crowes Waterfall Road
Cherokee, NC  28719
Telephone: (828) 497-9498
E-mail: maryherr@dnet.net 

Ernest S. DeWick Memorial Scholarship 

For residents or former residents of the Swannanoa Valley (C.D. Owen High School district).
Write to:
Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships
P.O. Box 491
Black Mountain, NC 28711

John and Elizabeth Izard Horticulture Fund 

For students in the field of horticulture at UNC Asheville. Contact the Financial Aid Office of UNC Asheville.

Journey Endowment Funds 

Visit the WNC Communities website for more information about scholarship criteria and application procedures. 

Little Mountaineer Scholarship 

For Western North Carolina residents who are (in order of preference) dairy youths/students pursuing education related to the dairy industry, agriculture youths/students pursuing education related to the agriculture industry, or rural youths/students pursuing education that will lead to employment in a rural setting.

Contact your high school guidance office, or write to:
Little Mountaineer Scholarship
243 North Turkey Creek Road
Leicester, NC 28743

McPals Education Foundation of McDowell County Schools 

For McDowell High School seniors
Sarah Buchanan
McDowell County Schools Foundation
telephone: (828) 652-1040

Cheri Roth Nate Scholarship 

For instrumental music students at Brevard College.
Dr. Laura Franklin, Music Major Coordinator
Brevard College
400 North Broad Street 
Brevard, NC 28712
telephone: (828) 884-8112
Email: franklll@brevard.edu

Rebekah Parker Memorial Scholarship 

For members of the Crossroads Assembly of God who are pursuing higher education or mission activities.
Contact: Crossroads Assembly of God
20 South Bear Creek Road

Asheville, NC 28806

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