COVID-19 Update

The 2020-2021 scholarship cycle and awarding process will be delayed due to the rapidly growing impact of the COVID-19 crisis. The closure of area high schools and colleges has resulted in limited access to guidance counselors, scholarship coordinators and other essential scholarship staff. Please check our website ( periodically for updates.

Welcome to Foundation For The Carolinas' online scholarships portal. Please note that you can search four different ways. Select from the relevant categories below and click Search by Keywordor Search by Eligibility. The system will sort through the database and display a list of scholarships based on what you have selected below. All results will include scholarships that matched your specific category choices as well as records that were categorized as "Not Specified" for each category.

  • Keyword(s) Search - This option allows you to search by keyword as it relates to the name of the scholarship.
  • Major/Area of Study – This option allows you to search by the major you will be studying.
  • Type of Student – This option allows you to search by your academic classification for the upcoming academic year.
  • County or Geographic Residence – This option allows you to search by your current legal county, city or state residence.
Each scholarship has its own selection criteria and requirements. Most Foundation For The Carolinas' Scholarship Funds use the online application but some funds have their own paper application or asks that you contact an external school or organization to apply.  We strongly encourage you to review the “How to Apply” for each of the funds you are interested in applying.

Scholarship funds may award grant to qualified students attending colleges and universities in the United States.  In limited circumstances, scholarship fund may also award grants to students attending international colleges and universities.