V. J. “Puck” & Pearl O’Neal Scholarship Fund

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Permanent, full-time resident of Carteret County – for at least twelve months prior to the awarding of this Scholarship – who was born in Carteret County and graduated from a Carteret County high school or received a high school equivalency certificate; who is enrolled or will be enrolled full-time in an institution of higher learning. Special consideration may be given to applicants planning to pursue a major in Marine Science or Theology with the purpose of entering seminary to be ordained as a clergy. Considerations in the selection of the recipient will be academic achievement, community involvement, leadership and moral character. Note: Applicants must submit a copy of their birth certificate in order to verify birth in Carteret County.

Local Contact

Ms. Anne Sorhagen, Program Officer

Due Date

March 15, 2024

How to Apply

Apply by using the NCCF Universal Scholarships Application in the NCCF Scholarships Portal