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Scholarship Application Materials

Welcome to the 2021 Dare County local scholarships page. Below, you will find all the information you need to complete your applications virtually. Read through the requirements for each scholarship and click on the name of the scholarship to access the link to the application. You will be asked to submit your application at the upload link below each individual scholarship.

For a tutorial on how to complete your application, watch this THIS VIDEO.

For those students intending to complete scholarship applications on a chromebook, please also watch this chromebook tutorial video.

For an overview of all scholarships at a glance, including relevant criteria, review THIS FORM.

Recommendation Form(s):
If your scholarship requires any letter(s) of recommendation, please email your recommender THIS FORM to complete and have them submit it to ffh-scholarships@daretolearn.org

Statement of Financial Need:
If your scholarship requires a Statement of Financial Need, please download and submit THIS FORM along with your application.

Transcripts:
If the scholarship you are applying for requires your transcript, it will be submitted for you by the counseling office. When you are completing the Google Form for each scholarship application, all you have to do is click the button saying that you want your transcript to be submitted. 

External Local Scholarships:
A number of local scholarships (ie. Mount Olivet, Dare Education Foundation, Outer Banks Community Foundation, etc.) are not processed by First Flight High School and instead have their own online processes. Links to those processes are provided at the bottom of this page.


Danielle James Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link

Dare County Arts Council Scholarship
Amount: $500
Requirements: 1 Recommendation Form, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Dare County Boat Builders Foundation Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Denise Johnson Memorial Scholarship (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 24)
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Farm Bureau Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

First Flight Athletic Boosters Club Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 3 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

First Flight Lions Club Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Jim MacDonald Dare CASA Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Kitty Hawk Rotary Club Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 3 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need
Completed application upload link 

Kitty Hawk UMC - Virgie Cox Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

NC Beach Buggy Association Scholarship
Amount: $3,400
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

North Carolina Retired School Personnel Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need.
Completed application upload link 

OBX Chorus Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

OBX Forum for the Lively Arts Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 3 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link

OBX Gun Club Scholarship
Amount: $500
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Statement of Financial Need, Essay (complete in Word doc)
Completed application upload link 

OBX Hokie Scholarship (VA Tech admitted students) (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 24)
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 1 Recommendation Form, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

OBX Home Builders Association
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 3 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

OBX Shipping Center Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc), Statement of Financial Need
Completed application upload link 

Ryan Swinton Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: Essay (complete in word doc),  Statement of Financial Need
Completed Application Upload Link

Surf Pediatric Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Surfrider Scholarship - OBX Chapter
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Form, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

The Outer Banks Hospital Healthcare Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Theater of Dare Scholarship
Amount: $500-$1,500
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

Ward Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
Requirements: 2 Recommendation Forms, Essay (complete in word doc).
Completed application upload link 

World's Greatest Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Requirements: Open format application – attach a recorded, typed, written , drawn or any other representation of your awesomeness and turn it in via the link below. Use the attached form if you like. DO NOT SUBMIT A BLANK FORM. For more information, see their scholarship website.
Completed application upload link 


External Local Scholarships

Chesapeake Hospital Authority Scholarship
Online application: https://chesapeakeregional.com/about-us/scholarship-opportunities

Dare Education Foundation Scholarships
Online application: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=dareedu
For more information on the DEF scholarships and instructions on accessing the grant portal, click this link.

Dare Guarantee Scholarships (COA)
Online application: https://www.albemarle.edu/costs-paying-for-college/types-of-aid/foundation-scholarships/dare-guarantee/

Denver Lindley Scholarship
Online application: https://wsfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/206
For more information on the Denver Lindley Scholarship, click this link.

Mount Olivet Scholarships (deadline extended to March 31)
Online application: https://mountolivetumc.org/scholarships/

Outer Banks Community Foundation Scholarships
Online application: https://www.obcf.org/scholarships/scholarship-programs/