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2024 Application Guidelines

2024 Scholarship Amount: $2,500

  • Application must be postmarked by June 1, 2024.

  • Scholarship shall be awarded at the Family Reunion scheduled for the first week of August 2024.

  • Scholarship applicant requirements:

  • Academic Performance (High School Senior or Adult Student)

  • Must be a Descendant of the Benjamin and Edith Spaulding Family.

  • Must be accepted or enrolled in an Accredited College, University, or Community College

  • Must be attending college in Fall 2024

  • Specify Involvement in extracurricular activities / Community Service

  • A Letter of Recommendation by school counselor, teacher/professor or principal

  • 3 Required Essays

  • Scholarship will be awarded to applicants upon proof of acceptance and enrollment at the College, University, or Community College.

  • High School Applicants- A transcript from the high school and enrollment certification from your College/University must be submitted with the application.

  • College Applicants-A transcript and enrollment certification from the applicant’s College/University must be submitted with the application.

  • Please submit application between April 1, 2024 - June 1, 2024, you will be notified by June 30, 2024, if you are a Scholarship Recipient.

  • Scholarship Recipients must abide by the following in order to continue receiving Scholarship funds:

  • Volunteer 20 hours within the 1st year you are awarded the Scholarship. You may volunteer on any BESDA (Benjamin & Edith Spaulding Descendants Association) Committee in order to encourage involvement in BESDA affairs.


The application and all supporting documents must be submitted/mailed in one packet to: 

Stacy S. Robinson, Chairperson
Benjamin and Edith Spaulding Scholarship Committee
160 Woodcroft Drive
Youngsville, NC 27596
(H) 919-556-3990 (C) 919-649-5029


2024 Spaulding Family Scholarship Application

2024 BESD Foundation Scholarship Application

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