Smart Money Moves

A monthly guide to Scholarships & Financial Aid: March 2019

In this issue, you will find:

  • Smart Loan Borrowing Workshop March 12 6PM
  • James L. Einstein College Scholarship
  • Fayetteville State University Alumni Scholarship
  • Upcoming Crosby Scholars Scholarship Deadlines
  • Cultural Awareness Scholarship: March 13 & 19 at Piedmont Opera
  • Les & Evelyn Riley Memorial Scholarship Opens March 4
  • Bigs for Success Scholarship Opens March 4
  • Right Decisions / Right Now Scholarship Opens March 11
  • Jessica Hill Davis Memorial Scholarship Opens March 11
  • Forsyth County Library offers FREE Money Talk for Teens
  • DestinationCollege2019: Crosby Scholars Senior Newsletter
  • Have Financial Aid Questions?

Smart Loan Borrowing Workshop: March 12 @ 6PM

Do you have questions about financial aid and the student loan process? What is the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized student loans? What about Parent PLUS Loans or private/alternative loans?


If so, you and your parents are encouraged to attend our Smart Loan Borrowing Workshop presented by CFNC on March 12 at 6PM.


Pizza will be provided!


Click the picture below to register to attend

The Winston Salem Foundation -- James L. Einstein College Scholarship

The Winston Salem Foundation is offering The James L. Einstein College Scholarship, which provides one $3,000 renewable scholarship to a graduating Crosby Scholar senior who will attend a two- or four-year college or university with a cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher; who demonstrates participation in community service; and who demonstrates financial need.


Preference may be given to Crosby Scholars seniors whose parents are employees of WestRock Company and work in Forsyth County.


Interested applicants may apply online at www.wsfoundation.org/students The deadline to submit an application is April 1, 2019.

Fayetteville State University Alumni Scholarship

The Winston Salem Alumni chapter of Fayetteville State University is offering a $500 scholarship for two seniors who are accepted to Fayetteville State University and have a minimum unweighted 2.5 GPA. Application deadline is April 12, 2019.


Click for more details and Scholarship Application Form

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Crosby Scholars offers several scholarship opportunities specifically for Crosby Scholars Seniors. These scholarships were created with YOU in mind, so don't miss your chance for FREE money for college.


Don't wait -- APPLY today in your Crosby Scholars Student Portal, where new opportunities are posted every Monday. You may apply for as many scholarships as you are eligible for!

Upcoming Crosby Scholars Scholarship Deadlines

Don't miss your opportunity to apply for these Crosby Scholars Scholarships! Deadlines are quickly approaching -- submit your application ASAP.


Students must apply by submitting an online application through the 'Scholarships Application' page of the Crosby Scholars Student Portal.


Attend the Piedmont Opera's performance of Elixir of Love for an opportunity to win a Crosby Scholars Cultural Awareness Scholarship

As a Junior or Senior Crosby Scholar, you have a chance to win a non-renewable $250 scholarship at the opera! Just attend with your FREE Crosby Scholars ticket and your name will be placed in a drawing.


STUDENT NIGHT AT THE OPERA

Elixir of Love

presented by Piedmont Opera and Hanesbrands, Inc.

Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 PM

Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 PM


Crosby Scholars attend for FREE- Chaperones pay $15. Tickets must be reserved by 4 PM March 11 through the Piedmont Opera Box Office 336.725.7101


The Stevens Center of UNCSA


405 West 4th Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101



**A drawing will be held for two $250.00 scholarships awarded to a junior or senior Crosby Scholars student who attends the performance.


This scholarship must be applied toward the winner’s college education, and the recipient must graduate from the Crosby Scholars Program.

Les & Evelyn Riley Memorial Scholarship Opens March 4

The Program will award a non-renewable $1,200 need-based scholarship to one graduating Crosby Scholar senior who enrolls in a two- or four-year college or university, who demonstrates academic achievement by holding a cumulative weighted GPA of 3.5, and who clearly expresses in an essay how a significant life experience has influenced him or her.


The application is available in the Crosby Scholars Student Portal. The deadline is March 31, 2019.

Bigs for Success Scholarship Opens March 4

The Program will award up to three non-renewable $1,000 scholarships to graduating Crosby Scholar seniors who will enroll in a two- or four-year college or university, have a cumulative weighted GPA of 2.5 or higher, who successfully completed their match for the year, and who joined the Bigs for Success Program during their junior year. The student will clearly demonstrate in an essay how mentorship has made an impact on their lives.


The application is available in the Crosby Scholars Student Portal. The deadline is March 31, 2019.

Right Decisions / Right Now Scholarship Opens March 11

The Program will award up to three non-renewable $1,000 scholarships to graduating Crosby Scholar seniors who attended a complete week of the Right Decisions/Right Now camp, who demonstrate academic achievement by holding a cumulative weighted GPA of 2.5 or higher, and clearly express in a personal statement why he or she has chosen to remain tobacco free.


The application is available in the Crosby Scholars Student Portal. The deadline is April 7, 2019.

Jessica Hill Davis Memorial Scholarship Opens March 11

The Program will award a non-renewable $1,200 scholarship to one graduating Crosby Scholar senior who demonstrates academic achievement by holding a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher; enrolls in a two- or four-year college in North Carolina; and clearly expresses in an essay how he or she has always felt different.


The application is available in the Crosby Scholars Student Portal. The deadline is April 7, 2019.

Money Talk for Teens at Forsyth County Library

Learn all about being financially fit at this FREE workshop led by Amanda Joyce, a bank manager from Wells Fargo. No registration required.



Get Financially Ready for College (Grades 9-12)

Southside Branch

3185 Buchanan St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27127 Phone: 336-703-2980

Monday, Apr. 1

6-7 p.m.

Have questions about Financial Aid?

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with Ashly Wilson, our Crosby Scholars Financial Aid Coordinator. Call 336-725-5371, or email awilson@crosbyscholars.org