Application & Procedure

Applications are accepted December 1-March 1 of each year.

We are so excited that you are ready to fill out the application. If you have not read the other sections under the “APPLY HERE” tab, we suggest you do so to make sure you have a better understanding of our scholarship requirements, eligibility, awards, and tips. Please read through all the steps before you click on the application link.

If you are ready to proceed, here are the steps:

  1. Below is the application link. You will be directed to the Foundation For The Carolinas website where the application is housed:
  2. In the “Search by Keyword” box, type in “ANSWER Scholarship Endowment
  3. Create a new account
  4. Complete the online application.
  5. Review the Request Section of the application:
    • Current-Year Free Application for Federal Student Aid application (FAFSA):
    • Transcript(s): You will need to upload your current and past transcripts. This may be downloaded from the university website but be sure that it has your name, school’s name, courses taken, grades, grade points, credit hours, GPA and cumulative GPA. If you are submitting more than one transcript, PDF them together so that they are one document.

Please remember, We would be happy to help walk you through the application process. Feel free to contact us at info@answerscholarship.org. Include in the subject line of the email “ANSWER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ASSISTANCE”.

NOTIFICATION AND INTERVIEWS

Representatives from the Foundation For The Carolinas will notify you if you are a finalist or not by the end of March or early April

  • All finalists for the scholarship will be required to attend a personal interview (virtual or in-person) with the Selection Committee mid-April.
  • You may be asked to provide two professional references sometime during the application review or interview process.
  • If you are selected as a scholarship recipient, we ask that you attend our annual ANSWER luncheon for recipients and donors in May or meet with the Mentors For Mom Program Director before the Fall semester begins.