Community Foundation of Henderson County's Scholarship Program began in 1984. Thanks to the generosity of passionate donors, nearly 2,000 traditional and non-traditional students have been provided more than $7 million in scholarships to pursue higher education.
The 2023-24 application is now closed. You may login and view your submitted application. If invited to interview, you will be contacted.
Additional Scholarship information:
2022-23 Scholarship Recipients
Community Foundation is pleased to announce and congratulate recipients of 2022-23 Scholarship Awards.
- November 1:
Scholarship Application Opens
- December 30:
Fall Grades & Spring Schedules Due for Spring Payment
- January 31:
Scholarship Application Closes
Screening and Interviews for 2023-24 Scholarships
- April 1:
Renewal Application Opens
- June 30:
Renewal Application Closes
Established in 1999, the Thomas Oliver & Louise Jordan Mulcahy Scholarship was created to help graduates from any Henderson County high school pursue higher education.
The Fund made its first award in 2000 and has since award more than $700,000 to over 60 students to attend a multitude of colleges and universities.
"Every time I register for classes I am reminded of how it wouldn’t be possible for me to be attending college if it weren’t for the Community Foundation.”
- Ezekiel Ballard
Resources for Scholarship Applicants
- Federal Student Aid
- Glory Stack Memorial Scholarship Fund
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- United Negro College Fund
- National Indian Education Association
- College Foundation of North Carolina
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
For questions regarding Community Foundation's Scholarship Program, contact Wendy Hamil.