Application Information

About the Scholarship
The Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship will be given to senior students selected from any of the three Transylvania County high schools to assist with college expenses. These students will be selected by board members of the Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Committee based on character, academic achievements, extracurricular participation, volunteer work, commitment, community involvement and references. The application is reasonable in length and available to any and all seniors seeking assistance in funding higher education.

Requirements & Criteria


Eligible applicants must meet the following guidelines:
  1. Must be a graduating senior from one of the three Transylvania County Public High Schools.
  2. Applications must be typed or written in ink to assure legibility.
  3. Attach a copy of your high school transcript.
  4. Attach a 2x3 graduation photo and sign the photo release form.
  5. A copy or copies of the Letter of Acceptance from your college or university.
  6. Applications are due on or before April 7th, 2017.
  7. Complete the entire application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  8. Three (3) completed recommendation forms need to be attached in sealed envelopes.
  9. Completed applications can be submitted in one of three ways:
    A. Turned into the counselor by noon on or before April 7th, 2017
    B. Hand delivered to the City of Brevard by 5:00pm on or before April 7th, 2017.
    C. Mail your application, assuring it is postmarked by April 7th, 2017 to:
    Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Board
    Attention: Kelley Craig, Board Member
    95 West Main Street
    Brevard, NC 28712

Download the Application