Now Accepting 2021 Herter-O’Neal Scholarship Applications

Posted On February 8, 2021— Written By

Applications are being accepted for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 19, 2021. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a college degree (Associates and/or Bachelors) in business or a business-related field of study. Applicants must be enrolling/enrolled to attend classes at a college during the 2021-2022 school year. This scholarship is open statewide.

The scholarship is awarded annually to honor the work and dedication of Edith Herter and Frances O’Neal, co-leaders in forming the NCCEAPA in 1973.

Qualified applicants interested in applying for this scholarship can obtain an application packet from the financial aid office at their local community college or high school, or by downloading the application and informational brochure provided here:

2021 Herter-O’Neal Application Form – Watauga


The completed application and two reference letters (from other than family members) must be received no later than March 19, 2021. For Watauga county, mail to:

Kirsten Dillman, 971 West King St, Boone, NC  28607; or email to

Additional information can be obtained by contacting the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Watauga County Center at (828) 264-3061 or by emailing