Alleghany Education Foundation

The Alleghany Education Foundation provides

scholarship and enrichment opportunities to students

in Alleghany County.

Scholarship Information

Alleghany High School Seniors may apply for numerous scholarships by using the main application form. Amounts of money awarded, as well as criteria, will vary according to the discretion of individuals or groups who provide funding for the scholarship.

Completing a scholarship application does not guarantee receipt of a scholarship. Alleghany Educational Foundation does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age or disability.

Selection criteria include financial need, extra curricular activities, rank, GPA, and/or specific college majors.

Call the Alleghany High School Guidance Office at 336-372-5095 weekdays between 7:45 and 3:15 for more information.

WCC Tuition Free Guarantee

Wilkes Community College, Alleghany County Schools, and the

Alleghany Educational Foundation are partnering for the

WCC Tuition-Free Guarantee.

Wilkes Community College Alleghany Campus Website

(scholarship information link is mid-page located above contact information)

Main Scholarships

All Scholarship forms must be completed and submitted by February 4, 2022

The main application form is for

the following scholarships:

AHS Denim Day

Alleghany Council on

Aging/Silver Striders

Alleghany Planning Committee

Alleghany Pride

Carol Bason

Thomas Benes, Major General

Bob and Carol Black

Chilly Water Farm

Rebecca Choate

Class Of 1959

Class Of 1960

Class Of 1962

Class Of 1988

Arvill Cornett

Lonnie And Clyde Davis

Jerry and Karen Duncan

John And Jane Gehring

James And Elizabeth Goodman

James A. Greene

Huber, Anderson Family

Andy Huber / Special Service Award

Dr. Suzanne Irwin

Dr. Wade Irwin

Bill Jarrett

Hal Joines

J. Lee Keiger, Jr. Family

Howard Lyon

Robert and Elizabeth Lyon

Rosalie Lyon

Riley Mcneil

Dr. Joe Mellow

Willard Moxley

Kathy Faw

John And Helen Fussell

Robertson Plan Ahead

C.R. Roe

Bill and Peg Saunders

Sparta Lions Club

Sparta Women's Club

Spry Memorial

Bernice Thomas

Dr. Nicolas Varano

Olive Varano

Art and Danni Weber

John Woodruff


Warren Peterson

Charles Pugh

Del Reeves

Bobby Joe Gambill

Charity Gambill

Special Scholarships

All Scholarship forms must be completed and submitted by February 4, 2022

The Special Scholarship Applications complement the Main Application:


For substance abuse prevention.

Alleghany Christmas Tree Assoc.

For students demonstrating academic merit and community service who have financial need.

Alleghany County Republican Party

For Republican Seniors

Alleghany High School Class of 1969

Presented annually to graduating senior

Alleghany Retired School Personnel

For students planning to enter teaching or a related field.

Alleghany Rotary Club

For students dedicated to community service pursuing a 2-4 year education.

Dr. Bill Debord, DVM

For those pursuing a doctorate in veterinary medicine or education in agriculture.

Dr. Hal Stuart, M.D.

For students accepted into a 2-4 year college or university pursuing a medical degree.

E.J. Pugh/Masonic Lodge

For a student with limited resources pursuing a 2-4 year education.

Bertha Ethel Moxley

For those pursuing a career in medicine, nursing or a related healthcare field.

First Citizens Bank

For students demonstrating academic merit.

Jack Felmet/Joe Hampton

For students entering a vocational career field with a 2-year degree, or any teaching field.

Joseph Jones STEM Scholarship

For students planning to earn a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math field.

J. Ulus Irwin, Sr.

For students pursuing an education in mechanics, aviation, or engineering.

Ken Kern Memorial Scholarship

Senior accepted and enrolled in a junior or senior college or university

Minnie Lou Edwards Irwin

For students with financial need pursuing a degree in education.

Mr. and Mrs. F.H. Spry

For students from the Turkey Knob/Piney Creek Area who plan to pursue an education in forestry, wildlife, or medicine.

Mt. Zion United Methodist/Ruth Hendrix

For relatives of members and members of the Mt. Zion community that demonstrate financial need.

Peak Creek Ruritan

For students who value community service with the potential to positively impact Western North Carolina.

Sparta First Baptist/Marjorie Armentrout

For students majoring or minoring in art, music, or education.

Sparta United Methodist Women

Providing financial assistance to a graduate of Alleghany High School affiliated with Sparta United Methodist Church

VFW Post 7034

For Alleghany High School Students pursuing a 2-4 year degree.

VFW Auxiliary Scholarship

Special consideration given to students with immediate relatives that are retired or active duty military.

Walter Frank Osborne & Charles E. Pugh

For Alleghany High School Students pursuing a 2-4 year degree.

Walter Frank Osborne, Jr., & MGen Thomas A. Benes

Graduates must be accepted by an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university with a goal of completing their education in the field of mechanical engineering or aviation

Other Scholarships

The following organizations also offer scholarships to Alleghany High School Seniors.

Click the links below to access their forms online.

Please print and return all forms to Alleghany High School Guidance Office.

Right Mind Corp

Goodman-Hurt (BREMCO)

Wilkes Community College

Frank James Skyline Telephone

Alleghany CARES, Contact Vicki Scott, 336-372-5959

Winston-Salem Foundation/William Ragsdale Froelich Memorial Scholarship

Farm Bureau

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sparta, NC

Roaring Gap Foundation

Surry Community College

Only Seniors from Alleghany High School

may apply to these scholarships.

Completing a Scholarship Application does not guarantee receipt of a scholarship.

114 S. Main St

Post Office Box 33

Sparta, North Carolina 28675


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