Charlotte/QC Rams Alumni Chapter Scholarship


Sponsor: Queen City Rams Alumni Chapter

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The scholarship is limited to graduating seniors enrolled in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, and Gaston County Schools.
  2. The student’s application will not be considered if he/she has received a full or partial scholarship from Winston-Salem State University that covers tuition, books, fees, room, and board. The scholarship committee reserves the right to verify this information with the university directly.
  3. Graduation from an accredited high school or will have graduated from such school prior to the enrollment date of the fall semester of the year for which selection is made.
  4. The recipient must have a cumulative weighted high school grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or higher.

Application Procedures

  1. Applicants must complete the attached application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified and will not be reviewed by the scholarship committee. No exceptions.
  2. A sealed official copy of a high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores must accompany the application.
  3. Applicants must submit a typed 350-word minimum essay stating how your future goals exemplify Winston-Salem State University’s motto, “Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve.”
  4. A listing of all extra-curricular or community service activities the applicant is involved in, listing offices held, years of participation and responsibilities. Attach additional sheets if necessary.
  5. Two letters of recommendation are required from a faculty member, employer or public service provider.
    Each letter must include the following information:

    • Name and title of person writing the letter of recommendation.
    • State the length of time and in what capacity the person has known the applicant.
    • Applicant’s personal characteristics
    • Stating any public service activities the applicant has been involved with.
    • Letter must be on stationary representing the school or department that person recommending student works with.

How to apply: Download the application here or see Ms. McGuire for a hardcopy.

More info: If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact


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