Scholarship available to help local students who delayed or interrupted post-secondary education

The Women’s Association of Duck Woods Country Club has announced that applications for their Memorial Scholarship are now being accepted.

Awarded annually, the scholarship honors the memory of deceased members, recognizes the importance of education and lifelong learning, and supports the organization’s commitment to help meet the financial needs of community members.

To apply, an applicant must be a high school graduate, reside in Dare or Currituck County, does not have a bachelor’s degree and has postponed post-secondary education for a year or more. In addition, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent residency status and enroll in a minimum of three semester hours for the fall 2021 semester at any accredited, non-profit college or university. A resume of work experience including dates of employment is also required.

Interested applicants must submit their completed application and other required documentation by April 1, 2021. Up to $2,000 will be awarded by the program to cover tuition, books, and other education-related expenses.

For an application and additional details, visit For more information, contact scholarship chair Lynn Blackburn at 252-261-6514, 252-305-5375, or