Graduating High School Seniors: The online application for 2021 scholarships is now open.  Click here to learn all the details and to apply. See an instructional video below. The Scholarship application deadline for students and student recommendations is Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:59 PM EDT.

Renewal Candidates:  If you have a current, renewable scholarship from the Outer Banks Community Foundation, you will receive emails and/or a letter from us in early March 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 so make sure your information is correct (log into your account at and verify that is the case). The deadline for the renewal application is 11:59 pm on Saturday, March 20, 2021. All applicants will receive a letter with the renewal decision in May or June. Please note that scholarship renewals may be dependent on specific scholarship criteria, including full-time enrollment, intended/declared major, and/or GPA.