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posted Jun 4, 2018, 5:59 AM by East Burke High School   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 5:59 AM ]


The Betsy Y. Justus NC TECH Founders Scholarship was established in memory of NC TECH's founding CEO. Following her passing in the summer of 2011, NC TECH launched a scholarship to support young women in North Carolina who are pursuing an academic and career path in the areas of Technology or Engineering.  Every year, two students will be selected to receive the $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year) and a personal computer provided by Lenovo.

The deadline to complete is  May 31, 2018 deadline.
(We have been informed that this might be extended - email to confirm!)


  • Rising female college freshman, re-entry or transfer student, enrolling for undergraduate course work at an accredited institution of higher learning located in North Carolina.  Must qualify for North Carolina resident status for tuition purposes.
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must declare a technology or engineering major or demonstrated interest in pursuing technology and/ or engineering.


A Complete applications includes:

Application + Essay Questions 

  • Transcript (Note: Transcripts to be sent directly to NC TECH by your current/most recent academic institution, or if sent by the applicant, must be sent in a sealed envelope and stamped or signed by school official across the seal.)
  • Proof of Acceptance (Note: Applicants must provide acceptance as a rising freshman, re-entry or transfer student at an accredited institution of higher education in North Carolina).
  • Letter of Recommendation (Note: Applicant must have faculty member, academic advisor, or a community leader who can attest to the applicant’s capabilities submit a recommendation letter directly to NC TECH, or if sent by the applicant, must be in a sealed envelope and signed by writer across the seal.
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