The North Carolina Azalea Festival has two active scholarship programs.
The first centers around the North Carolina Azalea Festival Scholarship Pageant, held in March of each year. High school Juniors compete to receive the Beverly Anne Jurgensen Scholarship Award, equal to approximately one full year’s tuition at an in-state university. Scholarship monies are also awarded to first-fourth runners up. The North Carolina Azalea Festival Scholarship Pageant Program awards over $12,000 annually.
The second is the North Carolina Azalea Festival Endowed Scholarship at Cape Fear Community College. This is given to a CFCC student who exemplifies volunteerism and has a demonstrated need for financial assistance. Please contact Cape Fear Community College HERE for more information on this Scholarship.