We are pleased to announce that we have four named scholarships this year plus our general scholarships.
Taylor Harrison Scholarship • Omie Tillett Scholarship
Warren O’Neal Scholarship • Buddy Davis Scholarship
Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors and current college students in Dare County that plan to further their education. The Dare County Boat Builders Foundation is pleased to have awarded $83,250 in scholarships to deserving Dare County students in 2019. Congratulations students!
Dare County High School seniors (First Flight, Manteo, and Hatteras); previous scholarship recipients; new applicants (current college students pursuing continuing education or a degree from Dare County).
Applicants must be related to a parent or guardian employed in the marine industry, including but not limited to:
- Fishing (charter or commercial)
- Boat building
- Tackle and rigging supply
- Marine industry supply
OR the applicant must intend to pursue a degree or program of study in the marine industry, including but not limited to:
- Naval architecture
- Boat building and carpentry
- Marine biology
- Marine mechanical and electrical
- Welding and machinery
Applicants will also be considered based on the following:
- Financial need
- Academic merit
- Moral character
- Leadership qualities
- Self motivation
Dates and Deadlines
Applications will be available on February 19, 2020. They are to be returned to your high school guidance counselors no later than 3:00 p.m on March 20, 2020. College student applicants should postmark applications no later than March 20, 2020. Mailed applications for DCBBF scholarships should be sent to:
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 1473
Manteo, NC 27954
High School applicants and first time applicants must also be available, if requested, for an interview on April 5, 2020 at COA.