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Scholarship Opportunities Western Carolina University

Scholarship Opportunities Western Carolina University: Western Meritorious Awards: National Merit Finalists receive in-state tuition, fees, room, board, and computer. National Merit Semi-Finalists receive in-state tuition, fees, and computer. Submit documentation of your status from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
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Chancellor’s Awards in-state tuition and fees (PDF)
Patrons of Quality Awards $3000 annually ($12,000 total) (PDF)
Achievement Awards $2,500 annually ($10,000 total) (PDF)
Distinguished Scholar Awards $2000 annually ($8,000 total) (PDF)
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  1. Joshua Gukiina says:

    I am so frustrated in all scholarship administering systems. I am therefore withdrawing all interests expressed on this page regarding my doctoral studies in Kenya since i will not be competing after all. Gukiina Joshua

  2. My name is Isaac Maru and Iam from Papua New Guinea a developing country. I have a Bachelor of Economics and have worked for more than 10 years but I see it prerequisite to undertake masters studies to upgrade my expertise. Meantime I am the Director for Economic Sector with the Office for the Development of Women and would request information on studies pertaining to “gender economics, economic development, public policy and any information relating to how gender and economics can be related for this study prospect.

    Papua New Guinea is one of the least developed country in the world and any assistance and cooperation in this respect shall be great bonus and relief for the women of PNG,

    Thank you very much.
    Isaac Maru.
    1st September 2009.

  3. arpita mukherjee says:

    I m 21 yrs old female on final semester of my B.Tech on Information Technology from India,have 1st class.Want to do my masters on Buisness or Technical(Information Technology /computer science) with PHD from US/UK/canada/any European country if a full time scholarship is available.


    I just finished my Nigeria Certificate In Education in Federal College of Education(Technical) Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.I studied computer science and am with an upper credit.I desire to study computer engineering in uk within a year for Bsc starting from March 2009.If possible by scholarship.Thanks


    I;’ve just completed my secondary school education .I have good grades in all the neccessary subject need for my dream course .I also wrote the universities matriculation examination which i passed very well but due to the bribery and corruption in Nigeria i was not offered admission into any university .I do not have the advantages that full citizens have due to the fact that my grandfather is a white man,he abandon my father and went away .So most of the time I’m often turned down due to my surname YOUNG.My father doesn’t have enough money to send me to a private university in nigeria ,he is a peasant farmer.I want you guys to help me continue my education and i will very much appreciate it if you give me a early reply cause if i do not get a school soon i would be married off to a man .I want to complete my education and become a chatered accountant ;i want to be a great personalty,i want to encouraged young citizens who have lost hope in education that they can till make it ,I want to be a form of encouragement to the poor children in africa.my result grades are : mathematics :c4 ,english :c6 ,commerce:a1, economics :c6 , goverment :c6, account:c4,agricultural science:c4 . I was born in nigeria ,on tuesday 27th of july ,1993.I am just 15 years old, i hope you will grant me scholarship to study accounting in any university in canada.thank for giving me a chance to speak my mind.I will be expecting a reply.God bless.

  6. Alfred Bolo says:

    I am Alfred Bolo and a pure Luo from Kenya. I graduated with an Upper Second Class Honors in Bsc. Agribusiness Management from Egerton University.

    I have tried to raise money so as to pursue an MBA in International Marketing but with little success.

    I am not satisfied with my bachelors degree certificate because to me it only resembles a birth certificate in the competitive Kenyan job market.

    I kindly request information that can land me to a scholarship in MBA International Marketing in the European universities or any in America.

    When a woman feels downcast she can surrender to a man for solace, care and attention in the name of marriage, but where shall a man resort to in cases of such difficulties?

    I would be pleased to receive your information as regards this scholarship issue through my address:

    [email protected]

  7. Alfred Bolo says:

    I am Alfred Bolo and a pure Luo from Kenya. I graduated with an Upper Second Class Honors in Bsc. Agribusiness Management from Egerton University.

    I have tried to raise money so as to pursue an MBA in International Marketing but with little success.

    I am not satisfied with my bachelors degree certificate because to me it only resembles a birth certificate in the competitive kenyan job market.

    I kindly request information that can land me to a schorlarship in MBA International Marketing in the European universities or any in America.

    When a woman feels downcast she can surrender to a man for solace, care and attention in the name of marriage, but where shall a man resort to in cases of such difficulties?

    I would be pleased to receive your information as regards this schorlarship issue through my adress:

    [email protected]

  8. YordanosGiday says:

    I am yordanos.I have a BA degree in business management in 2006 from Jimma University Ethiopia and I have been working for the Federal ministry of health since July 2007.I have been waiting to have a scholarship and I think this is the chance to fulfill my dreams.

    I look forward,

    Thankk you!

  9. ABDI DEGAGA says:

    I graduated from Jimma University(Ethiopia) with BA degree in Economics. I have 1 year & 2 month work experiance.I am looking for full scholarship. please find me such scholarship.

  10. i am Malawiani possesing a Diploma in Pharmacy. I have been selected to pursue an HIV AIDS management course at local pirivate university. I am therefore looking for scholarship.

  11. yonas solomon says:

    I couldn’t find the address of developmnt study in germany.I have BA degree in development Managment.

  12. muuz gebremedhin says:

    muuz gebremedhin
    I am muuz from Ethiopia and graduated in electricity and got diploma at addis college but now i want to get free scholarship from your university for B.sc in Electrical engineering . so i kindly ask your university to give me the opportunity of grant scholarship.
    your faithfull.
    muuz gebremedhin
    [email protected]

  13. gebrehiwot gebremedhin says:

    gebrehiwot gebremedhin
    I am gebrehiwot from Ethiopia and graduated in crop production and got B.sc in 2008 at ambo university college but now i want to get free scholarship from your university for M.sc in plant biotechnology and think i have no any work exprience. so i kindly ask your university to give me the opportunity of grant scholarship.
    your faithfull.
    gebrehiwot gebremedhin
    [email protected]

  14. Martin Isige says:

    I am an undergraduate student studying theology at the Africa Theological Seminary in Kenya and wish to seek sponsorship through scholarship to any good university locally or abroad. Pls give me advice on how to proceed.thx

  15. Deusdedit Deogratias says:

    Hi! I am a Tanzanian national and my educational background is Environmental Engineering. I went further for Geo informatics course in India at Indian Institute of Remote Sensing located in Dehra Dun city and awarded for certificate.
    Now, I am looking for Masters in Environmental Engineering in USA. What kind of scholarship I can achieve and how can I secure it?

  16. Bezawit mengesha says:

    i am 23 years old Ethiopian . i got my BA degree in economics in 2006. i have 1 years and 6 months work experience in business journalism and as junior analyst . now i am working as ajunior analyst .
    i want to continue my career in MBA .
    i am waiting for your response
    with regards

  17. makinde taofeek says:

    iam an Higher national diploma ( HND) holder, i am soliciting for scholarship for post-graduate or masters degree program in western carolina university. thanks.

  18. I am a theology student struggling to get fees. This is my second year in school persuing bachelor in theology (B.th). I am looking for a sponsor who will help me pay my school fees without moving out from the current school. Do you offer such form

  19. I am Malawian holding a Diploma In Clinical Medicine(Malawi College Of Health Sciences), and have worked for 2 years.
    I am looking for a Scholarship to study MA. Psychology or Master Degree Of Health Sciences (M.H.S.) at the University Of Western Carolina.

    I will be highly appreciative for any assistance.

  20. Rashid Mohamed says:

    With respect, Iam Tanzanian citizen with BSc(Hons) in Mining Engineering from University of Dar es Salaam obtained in 2005. I wish to do futher studies in Mining Engineering carrier as my country has lots of natural resources especially minerals with less number of proffessionals, may I take this opportunity to ask a way forward, so that I can serve for millions ofTanzanians.

    Kind regards,

  21. Samil Soomro says:

    Im a Pakistanian age 19 n I have completed my secondary school last year,,,,,I want to do BBA now in London. Kindly help me out…….

  22. Awol says:

    Hello all over there?I would like to thank’s you for your generous activity which you have created for disadvantageous international students,most particularily African’s.I was graduate in Plant science and echnology in July,2001 from debub university,ethiopia.Currently am residing here in Nairobi,kenya and I have a great ambition to pursuing my further education in your university for through this opportunity.
    Anticipating your kindly assistance Ido thank you.God bless you!!

  23. BWANIKA SADATI says:

    CONTACTS; TEL;+256703032108 OR EMAIL;[email protected]

  24. I am a Sierra Leonean age 17 years. I have finished my secondary school this year and awaiting my result. Since i was a child, my desire is to become a doctor. To study medicine in my country is very expensive. Please i want you to help me so my heart desire will not go in vain. I rely on you.

    My email is: [email protected]


  25. Hi!
    I am Alpha-maju Jalloh age 21yrs, and a Sierra Leonean. I am a second year student in college, studing Electrical engineering and presently waiting for my result to enter the third year. Am in search of someone to sponsor me to study Computer Technology which is my heart desire, but there is no one to help me as this course is very expensive. Please i rely on you for your assistance.



    I am a graduate in Business Education,i would like to further my studies abroad and in a more innovative manner, a schools that is more engage with praticals, and i believe that either USA or UK would be the best for me. But i want to obtain a scholarship before furthering my studies. Please assist me with some tips on how i will secure a scholarship for myself if you can. Thanks

  27. Tesfakiros says:

    This is from Ethiopia.I am graduated in Economics from Mekelle university,northen Ethiopia,in 2001.I have great desire and ambition to up grade my education to masters degree level.Hence, what i want is free scholarship for masters degree program.Please help me to realize my dream.

  28. tayo says:

    please, can you help me get a befitting scholarship to study electrical/electronics engineering in either U.K or USA university . i am a nigerian, and i have a national diploma certificate in electrical/electronics engineering

  29. Araromi Peter Tunde says:

    I would like to apply for scholarship to studying Master in Electronics in Telecommunication as my proposed course of interest at the university of houston texas usa.

  30. Protas, Deogracious says:

    I am Tanzanian young boy, Pursuing B.Sc. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND LABORATORY SCIENCE at SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, a finalist student.
    I would like to seek the opportunity of Studying my Master degree as soon as I complite my bachelor.
    I Like to study my Master degree in Molecular Biology or in Immunology science.
    Please help me to get a Scholarship and Grant, and a Good University any where in the Europe. Thanks in Advance

  31. Getachew Gemechu says:

    I am Getachew Gemechu. I graduated from Haromaya University in Computer Scince and Information Technology (BSC).I will be very happy if I can meet West Carolina University. So I will be Happy if i can get ascholarship from your university. Thank you

  32. Awah Enah says:

    My name is Awah Enah, I’m looking for free sholarship of LLB in Public International Law or Human Rights Law in any international university, could you tell me the way I can get this in my e-mail [email protected]


  33. iam a ugandan and a graduate in social work and social adminstration GPA 3.53. at uganda christian university have worked as avolonteer in network for youths and chiildren uganda currently iam working as volonteer at development research and training that focuses in three pragmatic area 1) Research: deepening our understanding of poverty and use this to inform policy.
    2)capacity building and istitutional development to contributte to pro-poor policy and demysfy the policy making proceses
    3)policy engagement thus to enhance the skills of civil society organizations for effective and efficient delivery of servises/ programmes.
    have also carried out evaluation and monitoring of projects in east africa
    i would like to do masters in peace and conflict mamnagement or international development studies
    yours faithfully
    nabwire vivian maximiller
    uganda east africa

  34. ochieng bernard says:

    am a kenyan age of 22 and would like to apply for the schoolership how do i star or where do i apply from and the requiments

  35. Bereket Shiferaw says:

    I want scholar ship program for departments of bussiness Administration,managment,accounting,etc

  36. wanasita says:

    my name is wanasita. i’m from indonesia. i have finished my first degree in management informatika in my country now. and i want to get schoolarship to get improve my knowledge more better in any field and for my further future. i’m optimistic person, and love to improve my skill in any field. so please, to get good education is not cheap, and i need schoolarship. please help me to get my dream.


  37. Getinet Gebrekrstos says:

    my name is Getinet Gebrekrstos i have first degree in agricultre i want to learm masters degree in USA and Canada with any related field.if i get helper for my expense.

    thank you

  38. samia says:

    now i was finshed secondary school and i have a potential to study civil engneering i need this scholarship so please help me thanks

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  41. Majok Deng says:

    I am a Sudanese, age 22 formerly a Refugee in Kenya. I have just finished my first year in University, Department of Business Administration and dropout due to lack of fees.Sir/madam, I am running mad while my class mates are busy , enjoying their studies in University and they will finish their studies leaving me behind.
    I need your help please!!!!!



    i have an HND in Electrical Engineering and finished with a lower credit.I need someone that can help me with a top up degree or a post graduate degree in any uk or us university .my email address is [email protected]

  43. Benjye says:

    i studied mechanical engineerig in Nigeria and would like to get a scholarship to further my education(masters degree),can somebody help?

  44. PIUS NINA says:

    Thanks for the advert. I wish to explore the possibility of securing a PhD scholarship in the field of environmental sciences. I intend to investigate “The Role of Swamp Ecosystems Change and Development Pattern in Malaria Transmission”. I shall be honored to have you advice me accordingly.

    yours sincerely,


  45. Alex kanyesime is a graduate in Development Studies and currently studying a post graduate diploma in human resource management. i would like to get a scholarship to study a masters degree in Human resource management, Business administration, Public health, conflict resolution and management, Human rights, or any other related subject from UK, USA, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Australia and Netherlands.


  46. ISIAKA AMODU says:

    isiaka amodu i currently gained admission into lagos university want to study accounting,i will b very glad if am offered a scholarship into western carolina university. Thanks

  47. ISIAKA AMODU says:

    isiaka amodu i currently gained admission into lagos university want to study accounting,i will b very glad if am offered a scholarship into western carolina university. Thanks

  48. SADIK JUHAR AMAN says:

    Hi, I am 25 years old Ehiopian and i have graduated B.A in management from Mekelle University with distinction. Now my job is in one of international organization GLOBAL FUND and working as program coordinator in Southern nation and nationalties of Ethiopia. i want to continue my master program in USA if your kindly consideration is given for me. i want give my heartfelt appreciation in advance.

  49. Addis Abebe says:

    I am a 23 years old student from Ethiopia graduated from secondary school in 2002 and wants to study in the united states of America, I had succesfully finished my scondary level with very great distiniction I have been in search of a school to study abroad all I have a sponsor to take care of all expenses that will be incurred if my wish is granted, so please help me in having this.

  50. steve says:

    i,m steve from namibia,i am a medical laboratory
    technician.i want to study to became a medical technologist.i need assistance with funds

  51. Hi, I am typical Nigerian stiudent. I possess an NCE(NIGERIAN CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION) certificate in EnglisH and Yoruba language. I am currently a student of Library and Information Science in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Kaduna State of Nigeria.

    I shall be through with my degree programme by september 2009. So, I need an oversea masters university programme in Information and telecommunication technology in any school in United States of America or any school in Europe. Thanks.


    I am a 17 year old student from Nigeria,graduated from secondary school in 2007 and wants to study in the united states of america,but dont have the connections to do so,i possess all required results,that is o’level result,i have been in search of a school to study abroad all this while but all to no avail,i have a sponsor to take care of all expenses that will be incurred if my wish is granted,i would not in any way depend on social fund,i would like you to help me

  53. LUM LAURA says:

    i am Cameroonian and a graduate in management form the university of Buea.i wish to apply for a scholarship in USA .I wish to read MA IN MARKETING.I ALSO WHICH TO RECEIVE THE APPLICATION FORMS INTO ANY OF THE SCHOOLS THERE.THANKS

  54. Desmond Ahamefula Onyejiaka says:

    If it is God’s will that the financial scholarship Western Carolina will offer me scholarship.To God be the Glory.

  55. Habimana says:

    I would like to apply for a scholarship in USA or Canada. I want to do undergrad studies ralating to what I have done in secondary school. I have studied Biology and Chemistry and I finished in 2007.

  56. Brima Ibrahim Sumaila says:

    I am a Sierra Leonean, obtained higher technicians certificate with the City & Guilds of London, A national Diploma in engineering at Kaduna Polytechnic in Nigeria, now gaining industrial experience in Sierra Leone -Sierra Rutile Limited. I really want to further my studies but I have no sponsors what so ever. I am seeking help from who so ever that wishes to help the vunerable.


  57. I am a graduate in Electrical and Electronics Diploma,I would like to further my studies in a more innovative manner,a college orientated with practical,”I believe Japan is the right place for me to attain that”
    My wish is to follow the field of robotics and microprcessor.
    Please help if you can.

  58. Precious Kevwe Ejiyere says:

    I am Precious Ejiyrer fromNigeria who has just passed his wasc. I wish toapply for a schoolarship in Canada or America.

  59. Boles says:

    Egypt,Kena,Deshna,Faw Bahary.
    – E mail : [email protected] yahoo.com.
    – HomePhone : +20966593422.

    Hi :
    I am pleased to send my complete C.V as I am a winner for green
    card lottery (2009) and I shall travel to USA within some monthes .

    Complete C.V

    1-Objective:- Apply for Ph.d scholarship in, Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology..

    3-Personal Informations:-
    – Birth Date:Sept8, 1966. – Gender: Male.
    – Religion: Christianity . – Nationality : Egyptian.
    – Military services: exempted.
    – Marital case: Married,3 Female
    – Address: Arab Republic Of
    Egypt,Kena,Deshna,Faw Bahary.
    – E mail : [email protected].
    – HomePhone : +20966593422.

    -University : Zagazig (Egypt(
    – Faculty : Pharmacy.
    – Discipline : B.SC. – Period : 5Years.
    – Graduation YEAR : 1989. – Grade : Good.
    -I have been registered for M. Sc in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology – Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Department – Specialty of Cancer Cell Biology in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology Research Institute ( GEBRI ) – Menofeya University (Egypt ) with a plan of work ( Molecular evaluation of some oncogenes in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma by real time RT-PCR technique , since OCT, 2005 and I will finish Master in the next few months with Excellence level ( 90% or more ) in most Master courses ( as Molecular Immunology , Advanced Molecular Genetics,Oncogenes ,Chromosomes and Their Aberrations, practical approach for PCR) and Very Good level ( 80% to < 90% ) in other Courses as( DNA Cloning ,Medical Biochemistry, General Genetics and Human cell biology).

    I got A training for Molecular biology techniques as :
    Immunohistochemistry ,PCR, ELISA, FISH, CGH, SKY, and Flow Cytometery.

    5-Registration in Egypt :-
    -Ministry of Health : 27759
    -Pharmacists syndicate of Egypt : 27769
    -Date of Registration : Sept 12,1989

    6-Experiences &Employment History :-
    – FromJAN,1990-FEB,1991: Working as Clinical
    Pharmacist in Ministry of Health, Deshna Clinical Center.
    – From MAR,1991-The Present Time :
    Working as Manager in Pharmacies.

    7-Computer Skills :-
    – All Windows System Versions- Microsoft office , Internet and Typing speed.

    8-Language Skills:-
    English :(Excellent), Writing,Reading,Understanding,Speaking.
    With best wishes and thanks.
    Yours Sincerely:

  60. okonkwo samuel says:

    please , i am a final year student in a reputable university in my country Nigeria,i will like to get a scholarship awarding university for postgraduate studies under the descipline of electrical and electronics engineering.

  61. I am an ND holder in computer science; from The Federal Polytechnic, Idah in Nigeria and i wish to study computer science as a degree couse at Swinburne University of technology, malaysia. I shall be very much grateful if am given the oppurtunity.

  62. Oyinlola Saheed says:

    I am a fresh graduate from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria, 2006/2007
    I possess a B.sc Industial and Labour Relation with a 2nd class lower.
    I would like to get a scholarship for MBA in anada

    I’m seeking for the undergraduate scholarship,i like to study medicine at WITS UNIVERSITY in SOUTH AFRICA in 2009.
    The fees are ZAR34 000 per year.
    currently,i’m working at the public phones because i was not able to pay for my studies.

    i shall be grateful if my reguest is considered.

  64. addisu says:

    i am addisu gulilat.i am graduated with llb degree in haramaya university in ethiopia in 2007.at the time i am working as a judge in a local court .it is my desire to furthr my education on the same field and i sincerly request you to give me this opportunity in your university.

    with regards

  65. Maxwell Antwi Quansah says:

    I am Maxwell Antwi Quansah from Ghana.I am now in very view university in Ghana.I’m a theology student.Total cost per year is approximatly,$3000usd.I would be very happy if someone could help me to pay my fees.Thank you God Bless.
    Maxwell Antwi Quansah.

  66. I am graduated from khartoum univearsiy in sudan in faculty of science by honors digree. department of biology in november (2007).
    I would like to get on master programme in biology if applicaple
    please help me to catch my dream as soon as possiple.
    now I make in training in an inistitute of emvironment and natioral resorces

  67. ahmed says:

    I am looking for a scholarship to America or Canada I have just finished IGCSE and I got the most A & A*.I hope you can help me.

  68. ahmed says:

    I finished IGCSE and I got the most A & A* and I’m looking for a scholarship to America or Canada I hope you can help me.
    thank you.

  69. felix nyoro says:

    i am a kenyan and a holder of bsc in microbiology and would like a scholarship for a masters in microbiology or biochemistry

  70. Iam Gukiina Joshua, seeking for an out of state PhD scholarship in Business and Management to which i have been admitted at Kenya methodist University, in Kenya, effective jan. 2009, at a total cost of approximately,300,000Ksh per year, for three years.

    Iam a ugandan,aged 34,lecturing at a community University in Uganda called Busoga University.

    I shall be grateful as my request is considered.

    I remain
    Gukiina Joshua

  71. mwalimanga david says:

    i have accomplished a degree in international business(BA) and would like to get a scholarship for MBA

  72. Abdo Geleto says:

    This is from ethiopia
    I am graduate arbaminich unveri. in hydraulic engineering.i am graduated in 2006 and working in oromia water works enterprise acting as project manager

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