Crosby Seniors

Scholarship Edition 2019

Scholarships will open on February 1st and close on March 15th

The Crosby Scholars program is proud to share with you one of the exciting parts of our program- access to money! We are previewing our scholarships now and encourage you to apply beginning February 1st. There are many amazing opportunities available to you; be sure to take advantage of them. As a Crosby Senior, scholarships can help you achieve your goals- destination college.

Additional information will be available when scholarships open 2/01/2019

We have provided the prompt below so get started on your essays. Remember- priority is given to seniors who have completed and turned in their community service by the January 31st deadline.


Victoria and Antonio Munoz:

  • $500 non-renewable
  • One parent from Mexico
  • Spanish speaking
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Essay: 300 word count limit, Prompt: "How your parent came to America"


Joyce Kohfeldt Determination Award:

  • Up to $1000 non-renewable
  • Submit activities resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay: 500 word count limit, Prompt: "Discuss an event, special circumstances, or adverse situation that has influenced your educational experience and address how you overcame it”


Paul Fisher Scholarship:

  • $1000 non-renewable
  • First generation student
  • Attend a 4 year university
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay: 250 word count limit, Prompt: “How I’ve been inspired educationally and how I hope to inspire others”


Sue P Fisher Community Service Scholarship:

  • $1000 non-renewable
  • First generation student
  • Minimum of 10 hours of community service
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay: 300 word count limit, Prompt: “How do I plan to be an agent of positive change in my community”



Goodwill Willpower Scholarship

  • $1500 non-renewable
  • Student has overcome adversity
  • Essay: 500 word count limit, Prompt: “Describe an adverse event or situation that had significant impact on your educational experience and explain how you overcame it”
  • Submit activities resume
  • Interview


John A. Carter Scholarship

  • $1000 non-renewable
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Submit essay: 350 word count limit, Prompt: “Which adult in your life has had the most impact on you and why”
  • Can attend a 2 or 4 year school


John O. Reynolds Scholarship

  • $1000 non-renewable
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Submit 2 short essays. Prompts are: (250 word limit each essay) "What are your short term and long term goals?" "What do you think will be your biggest challenge in college and why?" "What has been your greatest accomplishment thus far?"
  • Can attend a 2 or 4 year school


Last Dollar Grants

  • Opens May 2019
  • Up to $1000 a year for 4 years (must submit grades each semester)
  • Complete ALL Crosby requirements
  • Submit FAFSA, estimated family contribution
  • Unmet financial need
  • 2.0 gpa or higher

Aspire Video Contest Scholarship- Deadline extended to 1/31/19

Crosby Scholars needs you to submit your video for this contest. Visit Aspire Video to for a chance to earn $500 in scholarships!

Rowan Cabarrus Community College

Did you know that RCCC offers scholarships? The scholarship program consists of two kinds of awards: merit -based and need-based scholarships. Scholarships are also awarded on a competitive basis applying the following criteria: academic excellence, achievement, leadership qualities, need or other criteria as stipulated by contributors. The deadline to apply is March 29th.

https://www.rccc.edu/foundation/apply-for-scholarships/