Esther G. Maynor Endowed Scholarship

Maynor scholarships can be awarded to incoming, first-year members of the Maynor Honors College. This scholarship will cover any unmet financial need (applied toward the cost of tuition, fees, room, and board) minus any other financial aid the student receives. A book stipend is also included. Added support for university health insurance can be requested, but must be made in writing following the awarding of the scholarship. To assess financial need, Maynor scholarship awardees need to submit an annual FAFSA application to the Office of Financial Aid. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years provided that financial need is maintained, the student remains in good academic standing at the university, and meets the requirements for continuation in the Honors College.

Born and raised in Robeson County, Esther Graham Maynor was the daughter of Duncan and Dovie Lowry Graham. She married Therod “Horse” Maynor. During WWII, Therod Maynor and Floyd Pike became friends and eventually business partners with Pike Electric in Mount Airy, NC. Pike Electric is the largest electrical contractor in the southeast. Therod passed away in 1967 and Mrs. Maynor stayed in Mount Airy. Upon Mrs. Maynor’s death, she left in her will that her Trust Estate, minus some specific distributions that she listed, be given to the Trustees of UNC Pembroke for the purpose of establishing the Esther G. Maynor Scholarship.

Award
Varies
Deadline
07/31/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered for an Esther G. Maynor Scholarship for the upcoming academic year, please submit the following • Essay: Upload an approximately 500-word essay describing your academic achievements and why you are a good candidate for the Maynor Scholarship. • *FAFSA: This form should be processed by the Office of Financial Aid prior to scholarship submission. Financial need is a requirement for eligibility. • Letter of Recommendation: Recommender should email letter to honors@uncp.edu. For assistance or questions related to the Maynor Honor's College Scholarship, please contact honors@uncp.edu or 910-521-6841. Please enter today's date as confirmation that you have read these scholarship requirements.