Scholarship Awards Program


The purpose of the CHSAFA scholarship award is to provide financial assistance to qualified high school graduates who plan to attend a 2-4 year college, university or adult education program. The Scholarship Award Committee gives due consideration to academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular involvement and references.


Applications may be obtained from a Carver Alumni member or the School Guidance Counselor. Applications are available each March and accepted no later than May 1st of the given year.


Awards are for one year only.  All scholarship awards will be paid directly to the recipient's institution.


Applicants must be a resident of Wayne County or family/friend of the Carver Alumni Association. The CHSAFA Scholarship Awards are awarded without regard to race, sex, religion, age, national origin or sexual orientation.  CHSAFA will not award scholarships to applicants who are not qualified and reserve the right not to award a scholarship in a given year.  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.


Selection Criteria: ONLY completed application packets will be considered:

  • An official high school/college transcript

  • A copy of your letter of acceptance for admission

  • A one page, (not to exceed 500 words), typed biographical essay telling why you are applying for this scholarship, your qualifications and career goals

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (Minister, Educator or Business Person)

  • Applicant photo (color)

  • Signed Carver Alumni Member recommendation letter, if applicable 


Scholarship applicants will receive notice of receipt and formal selection status.  Awards are formally announced during the annual Carver Alumni Reunion (July 4th  weekend).



Submission of Application Packet to:

Carver High School Alumni & Friends Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 30

Mount Olive, NC 28365

Questions regarding this application should be directed to:

























Prior Scholarship Recipient List









Click to download copy of Scholarship Application.

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