Benjamin F. Ward Scholarship

Amount

$10,000

Application Deadline

March 6, 2024

Administering Organization: Triangle Community Foundation

Purpose

This scholarship, as a gift from Mr. Ward’s estate, is intended to honor his life and commitment to education and community service.  Recipients must be permanent residents of Durham, Orange, Wake or Chatham County and plan to attend a 4-year public or private college or university in North Carolina; they are selected based on their financial need and commitment to community service.

Applicants for this scholarship will also be considered for the Triangle Scholarship Fund.

Amount & Use of Funds

$10,000

The scholarship may be used towards any need listed under the school’s total cost of attendance. The student is responsible for all other charges. Payments are made annually for up to 4 years ($2,500 per year), and the student must maintain good academic standing and submit semester reports in order to continue receiving funding.

Criteria

In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Residency Requirements: Residents of Chatham, Durham, Orange, and Wake counties
  • High School Restrictions: None
  • Plan of Study Restrictions: Applicants must plan to plan to attend a 4-year public or private college or university in North Carolina.

How To Apply

This scholarship is part of our universal online application. When you log on to the online system, you will be prompted to enter some basic information through an eligibility quiz, and the system will present you with all the scholarships you are eligible for and their application questions. You must submit both the universal application AND the individual scholarship questions to be considered. Please reach out to us if you have questions PRIOR to the deadline!

Questions?
Contact our Scholarships Staff!
Email: scholarships@trianglecf.org
Phone: 919.474.8370

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Please reach out to us if you have questions PRIOR to the deadline!