NCSU CALS Diversity Programs -Bone Scholars

Dale and Genia Bone Scholars Program Requirements
Bone Scholar Program applicants must:
  • Be a current or former (within the last few years) migrant farm worker or his/her dependent residing in select North Carolina Counties. Preference will be given to current migrant farm workers or their dependents. Also, first preference will be residents of Nash, Wilson, and Edgecombe Counties. Secondary preference will be residents of Johnston, Wake, Franklin, Halifax, Martin, Pitt, Green and Wayne Counties. If there are not enough applicants from those counties who meet the criteria, then scholars may reside in any county within North Carolina.
  • Have been accepted for admission to NC State University in an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or Graduate Degree Program. Preference will be given to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Meet federal financial need requirements.
Once awarded a scholarship, the Bone Scholar receives:
  • Up to $5,000 per year for up to 4 years towards tuition, books and supplies, or other educational expenses.
  • Educational support; and
  • Specialized academic and career mentoring.
  • Persons may not apply for a Bone Scholarship until they have been officially accepted by the Office of Admissions at NC State University.
Dale and Genia Bone Scholars Program Benefits
There are many benefits to being a member of the Bone Scholar Program, including:
  • Obtaining funds to help defray the cost of attending a top university like NC State.
  • Being a part of a highly selective group of student scholars.
  • Receiving educational support, mentoring and guidance.
  • Having access to specialized enrichment programs and career preparation programs.
For more information:
Lisa A. Guion, Ed.D., CDP
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Outreach and Engagement
Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
NC State University
Box 7601
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919-513-0489
Email: lisa_guion@ncsu.edu

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