“Robert Bogan” National Scholarship


The Henderson Institute-Robert Bogan Scholarship Committee announces its annual scholarship award program.  This award is for deserving students attending high school in Henderson, NC or students able to establish a legacy to a graduate of   “Henderson Institute”.  The award may be used at any accredited institution of their choice.  Students will be selected based on the following criteria

  1. Academic Achievement (at least 2.5 un-weighted grade point average)
  2. Financial Need
  3. Contribution to School and Community
  4. Acceptance to a Degree-Granting Accredited Institution
  5. Three Letters of Recommendation
  6. Interview with the Committee

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant must submit the following:

  • Application Form
  • Double-spaced typewritten essay (500 words minimum) that discusses one of the

following topics:

  1. Why I Wish to Attend College
  2. My Career Goal and How I Plan to Achieve that Goal
  3. Barriers and Enhancements to My Educational Experience
  • Official copies of all school transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation from any three of the following:
    • Teacher
    • Guidance Counselor
    • Minister
    • Employer
    • Community Leader
  • Recent Photograph

All information must be sent as a package and postmarked by :

                     12pm  the  3rd Tuesday  in March (current year).

Scholarship recipient will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee and will be notified by letter not later than the 1st Tuesday in May (current year).   The scholarship recipient’s high school counselor will also be notified.  A member of the Henderson Institute-Robert Bogan Scholarship Committee may be available to present the scholarship award at the school’s Class Night awards program.


All Application information MUST be mailed to:       

Henderson Institute-Robert-Bogan

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 2081

Henderson, NC  27536

Please download, complete and return both the instructions and the application. 

Henderson Institute-Robert Bogan Scholarship Award Application

Henderson Institute-Robert Bogan Scholarship Award Instructions