North Carolina is also called the Tar Heel state and is a very unique place in the United States of America. It is the 28th largest and 9th most populous state in the United States. The state is divided into 100 counties, it is also home to the largest Research Park in the United States (Research Triangle Park) i.e. Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. The state of North Carolina is a host to prestigious institutions in the country such as Duke University, Wake Forest University, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Wingate University to name a few. Many students in the state face the hurdle of funding their college education because of these reasons. There are 125 colleges in the state of North Carolina, 75 public and 49 private universities and colleges which offer a diverse range of majors and degrees in education.
North Carolina state provides exclusive scholarships to students graduating from high school meeting the required eligibility criteria for resident students. These aids, funds, awards, and scholarships are to promote education amongst all backgrounds of students and students in need to complete their dream of achieving a college degree. North Carolina state resources provide public and private funds exclusively to in-state students for student retention and to increase the rate of employment in the state.
Steps involved in getting a scholarship in North Carolina:
Official High school transcripts
Meeting the required GPA
Letters of Recommendation
A Scholarship Application
A completed FAFSA
Demonstration of financial need
North Carolina is a state which is immensely in the field of research and the state provides copious amounts of fellowships and grants to undergraduate students and graduate students who show a keen interest in research.