About the Scholarship:

The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity for a high school senior who exemplifies exceptional leadership skills, a commitment to community service, and has had a notable impact on our local community. This individual has demonstrated an ability to lead effectively, both within their academic environment and in extracurricular activities.

Applicants are encouraged to showcase their involvement in community service, with an emphasis on organizations served, and the impactful contributions made. The scholarship places a strong emphasis on the positive impact applicants have had within our community. We are interested in hearing about specific projects, initiatives, or activities that have left a lasting impression and improved the well-being of those around them.

Recipients must meet the following criteria:

  • Students must maintain an unweighted 3.0 GPA during their high school tenure
  • Student must display leadership skills
  • Involved in community and/or extracurricular activities
  • Submit at least two (2) letters of recommendation. One from a teacher and one from a community leader, employer, pastor, or non-profit director.
  • List career and academic goals
  • Attach official high school transcript
  • Plan to attend either East Carolina University or Pitt Community College
  • Create a video (3 minutes maximum) outlining student’s leadership experiences, detailed account of their community service involvement and describing the impact they have made. Be professional, original, creative and have fun. Upload video to YouTube, Google Drive, or other video sharing platform. Email link to your school counselor and Kimber Stone at kimber@greenvillenc.org. (Email Subject Line - School Initial | Student Name (Example: AGHS | John Smith)

Submission Instructions:

Submit to school counselor by March 15, 2024

  1. Application
  2. Two letters of recommendation (One from a teacher and one from a community leader, employer, pastor, or non-profit director.)
  3. Official high school transcript
  4. Email YouTube link to school counselor and Kimber Stone

Application Form:

Download Application Form

Applications are due to the school counselor by Friday, March 15.  

Questions?

Contact Kimber Stone or call (252) 752-4101 ext. 2222.

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