|Description: ||North Carolina State University at Raleigh|
The mission of the Park Scholarships program is to bring exceptional students to NC State, based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The program develops and supports Park Scholars in these areas, preparing them for lifelong contributions to the campus, state, nation, and world.
Approximately 37 scholarships will be awarded this year to outstanding high school seniors for undergraduate study in any discipline at NC State, with two-thirds of those scholarships going to NC residents.
The Park Scholarship provides:
Personal and Professional Development in Scholarship, Leadership, and Service
- Four-year scholarship valued at up to $111,000 in-state and up to $195,000 out-of-state, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel, and personal expenses
- Grants to fund professional and personal enrichment experiences, such as research projects, service activities, and conferences in the United States and abroad
- Early course registration
- Guaranteed invitation to join the University Scholars Program for all Park Scholarships Finalists
Interested students should turn in the following to Mr. Kubota in the Guidance Office by SMART lunch on September 12th, 2017
- Mentoring: Park Faculty Mentors work individually with Park Scholars on preparation for undergraduate research, internships, graduate/professional schools, and national scholarships
- Freshman Seminar: Weekly seminar during the first year featuring distinguished guests, including former North Carolina Governor James Hunt and outstanding NC State faculty
- Retreats: Team-building retreats at the start of the freshman and senior years
- Learning Labs: Experiential learning opportunities to study leadership in the context of state and national issues
- Leadership Academy: A comprehensive, four-year program designed to develop Park Scholars’ leadership potential
- Civic Engagement Initiatives: Year-long projects with community agencies to develop strategies and implement solutions for issues facing the populations they serve
For more information, see Mr. Kubota and visit the Park Scholarship webpage.
- Short personal statement describing experiences with scholarship, leadership, service and character (2 pages double-spaced maximum)
- Transcript (Request from Mrs. Sloan and tell her it is for the Park Scholarship)
- ACT/SAT Scores
Please note, this is a 1st step, a screening process from which our scholarship committee will select 2 school nominees. Be sure to visit the website above. The application is quite intense, however the rewards are outstanding.
All students, last names A-Z should see Mr. Kubota for assistance/questions with this particular scholarship.