The Henderson County Education Foundation scholarship application portal is now open for 2018 graduating seniors with 33 scholarships available, totaling almost $80,000 in awards.

The Foundation is proud to announce two new scholarships available for the 2018 year. The Education First Scholarship, started by an anonymous donor in our community, is a $1,000 scholarship, renewable for one year and available to a DACA or undocumented student at Hendersonville High School. The Kate-Lee Scholarship started by Dustin and Cecelia Smith, is a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship available to students at the Henderson County Career Academy.

Detailed instructions for how to apply and scholarship eligibility are available on the Foundation website at: The deadline for applications is February 12, 2018. Questions regarding the scholarship process can be directed to or by calling the Foundation at 828.697.5551.