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Leon and Lorraine Watson North Carolina Scholarship

Sponsored by: Elon University

Applicant must be accepted for full-time enrollment and show evidence of high financial need as well as be a North Carolina resident. Selection is based upon standardized test scores and academic performance. Preference given to students who are first generation college students, show evidence of having overcome adversity, and provide socioeconomic diversity to college community.


Application Deadline February 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 51
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable for up to four years if recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress and participates in recommended Watson Program.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $4,000
Average $4,000
Min $4,000


Average 10

Contact Information

Office of Admission and Financial Planning
Elon University
2700 Campus Box, 100 Campus Drive
Elon University, NC 27244 United States

Phone: (800) 334-8448 ext. 1
Fax: (336) 278-7699

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