Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation
The Voso Leadership Award Fund provides for a Washington experience for a rising junior or senior in a Transylvania County high school. The student should be someone who is interested in striving for excellence in their own academic performance. Currently, the week long experience is through the Close-Up program, www.closeup.org
The Cornelius Hunt Memorial Endowment which provides funds for the benefit of African-American students within Transylvania County. The amount available for grants is approximately $1500.00 per year. This endowment makes awards to support educational enrichment and academic achievement for African-American students. It is the intention of the endowment that the students will realize progress and success as they reach beyond their present situations to become productive role models.
The Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Communication Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to a graduate of the TCS who is a rising junior or senior at an accredited university, college or technical college, whose studies have an emphasis in the field of communications.