The Outer Banks Community Foundation partners with the College of The Albemarle (COA), Dare Arts, Manteo Rotary, and Mount Olivet UMC to offer additional, diverse scholarships for graduating high school seniors and adults of all ages and backgrounds, including vocational and continuing education opportunities.  Those organizations administer Community Foundation Scholarship funds as trusted, valued partners. Below are the details of how to apply for those Partner Scholarships.

For the scholarship administered by Dare Arts: These scholarships can now be found on our scholarship portal. Go to the how to apply for scholarships page and click on APPLY NOW.  For details on the scholarship requirements and specifics please email

College of The Albemarle students: Please contact the COA (252-335-0821 ext. 2250)  to see if you qualify for any of our scholarships administered by College of The Albemarle Workforce Development & Career Readiness.

We also partner with the College of The Albemarle Foundation, Current or incoming COA students can click here to apply, or contact the College of The Albemarle Foundation at 404-451-0256 or

For scholarships administered by Manteo Rotary: Please contact your high school guidance counselor and/or Manteo Rotary at (252) 473-7804 or send a message to

For scholarships administered by Mount Olivet: Please contact your high school guidance counselor or call the church office at (252) 473-2089.

Here are more resources for scholarship seekers: