Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) is located in the Charlotte, North Carolina region and provides academic instruction, rigor and support each school day to more than 146,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade in 168 schools throughout the cities and towns of Mecklenburg County.
“C” Average Scholarships Awarded:
In Charlotte: 501
In North Carolina: 3,164
“C” Average Scholarship Charlotte, North Carolina
Awarded to a high school student whose GPA is a C average or better in any field of study the student chooses.
- Award Amount: $1,500
- Number of Awards: Multiple per year as funds permit
- Region: Resident of North Carolina
- Field of Study: Any
- Institution: Any
There are three components to the “C” Average Encouragement Scholarship Application:
- Online application which includes uploading official transcripts.
- Online Essay Requirement per specific scholarship.*
- Online Letter Requirement per specific scholarship.#
*Essay requirements: Applicants must write a 750- to 1,000 word essay on “Why I desire this scholarship”
#Letter Requirement from a significant male or “Father Figure”, on the topic of “Why my child deserves this scholarship”
To apply for the “C” Average City Scholarship, please submit an application through the College Planning TODAY Services Application System
*Students majoring in Business get an extra $1,000 per year and students majoring in STEM areas get an additional $2,000 per year.