Graduating High School Seniors: The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications online. The application deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday, March 26. Students may CLICK HERE to start their application. Unfortunately, without exception, we cannot accept any late applications, transcripts, letters of recommendation, or student aid reports. All scholarship winners will be announced at their high school award ceremonies in May and June if applicable, or will be notified via US Mail or email.

Renewal Candidates:
If you have a current, renewable scholarship from the Outer Banks Community Foundation, you will receive two emails and a letter from us in March 2017 with instructions on how to apply for renewal. These will be sent to the contact information you provided on your Scholarship Response Form from last year. The deadline for the renewal application is Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm. All applicants will receive a letter with the renewal decision in May or June. Scholarship renewals may be dependent on specific scholarship criteria, including full-time enrollment, intended/declared major, and/or GPA.

COA Students:
Please contact the College to see if you qualify for any of our scholarships administered by College of The Albemarle, including the need-based Milton A. Jewell Trade and Technical Scholarship program for Dare County continuing education students. These applications are handled by the College Workforce Development & Career Readiness Department. For details, please contact Sherri May at 252-473-2264, ext. 7511 or We also partner with the College of The Albemarle Foundation, which handles applications for the following Community Foundation Scholarships: College of The Albemarle Scholarship, ECB Land of Beginnings Living Legend Scholarship, First Flight Society Scholarship, Peggy O’Brien Scholarship, Tom O’Brien Scholarship, and the Dorothy Scott Townsend Fletcher Scholarship. Current or incoming COA students can click here to apply.