About the Scholarship

The graduating high school seniors in Forsyth County are offered financial assistance through the F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship programs.

The scholarship program, established by Dr. Frederick A. and Charlotte E. Blount, is awarded by the Winston-Salem Foundation to minority students.

The students must be enrolled in an accredited four-year university or college for a baccalaureate degree program and demonstrate financial need in order to receive the scholarship awards.


F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship Awards

  • The organization awards an amount of $3000 to eligible recipients of the scholarship.

  • The scholarship amount and the number of awards available vary every year depending on the funding of the program and the number of applicants.

  • The scholarship amount can be used to fund the tuition and fees, books and supply, accommodation and other educational expenses.


F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship Application

  • The recipients of the scholarship awards are selected by the scholarship committee on the basis of certain eligibility criteria and the application and the supporting documents.

  • The application for the scholarship that is available on the official website must be completed with accurate details and information.

  • The applicants must go through the instructions and guidelines given by the Foundation before starting the application.

For more details, refer to the official website of the Foundation.


F.A. and Charlotte Blount Scholarship Application Deadline

The applications along with the required materials must be submitted to the scholarship committee of the Foundation by April 1st without fail.

Incomplete applications or applications submitted past the deadline will not be considered.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicants must be graduating from Forsyth County high school.

  • The applicant must be enrolled at an accredited institution to pursue a four-year baccalaureate degree.

  • The applicant must be African-American or Hispanic.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • The applicant must display financial need.