CERE-NC Scholarship Opportunity

The Consortium for Educational Research and Evaluation - North Carolina is proud to present a scholarship opportunity offered by ASAP Finance. This scholarship provides students from high schools in North Carolina a chance to earn a one-time $500 lump Scholarship for their educational expenses.

The ASAP Finance Scholarship is open to any high school student currently enrolled in an accredited university or college in North Carolina. The scholarship is awarded based on financial need and/or academic merit, so it's an excellent opportunity for students who have either demonstrated academic excellence or experienced financial hardship.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship program, a student must do the following:

  • Have a US citizenship
  • Currently follow the high school, full-time or part-time college, trade school, professional, or graduate
  • Have a GPA of a minimum of 2.8

Application Process

To apply to this program, a student must do the following:

  • Write and deliver a 700+ word essay on “Financial Literacy: Your Way In Wealthy Life.”
  • Like and Share at least one of ASAP Finance’s profiles on Twitter or Facebook.
  • After writing the essay, students must submit it in Doc or PDF format to [email protected]


The ASAP Finance Scholarship Award Program winners are chosen twice a year, with submission deadlines in June and December. Winners will be declared in July and January accordingly.

In addition to providing teachers with these resources, CERES also supports the development of programs that bring together school districts and other organizations across the state to share best practices, develop partnerships and learn from each other's experiences.

CERES believes that all students should have access to high-quality education regardless of whether they attend a school or live in the state. Therefore, the organization works hard to ensure that all students have access to quality teachers who can provide them with quality education which will prepare them for college or a career after high school graduation.