The 'Why I'm Ready' Scholarship was established by Carl and Connie Rogers to encourage Person County residents to demonstrate how they are college and career ready beyond a test score.
AWARD AMOUNTS VARY
This scholarship is available to graduating seniors who plan on attending a community college, private or public college or university. To apply students must complete a short essay or a video explaining why they are college or career ready beyond a test score. Examples include but or NOT LIMITED to: completion of an internship, Advanced Placement or dual credit class, or a career certification; near-perfect attendance; or participation in activities.
READY SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
Applicants who are Person County residents graduating from one of the following:
Person High School
Roxboro Community School
A NC Free Public Residential High School
A Qualified Home School authorized by the NC Division of Non-Public Education
Applicants pursuing a post-secondary education at any community college, private college, or public university.
Applicants who demonstrate how they are college and career ready beyond their academic standing
NOTE: Applicants will be required to submit an additional essay and upload a videoduring the online application process.