North Carolina State University
David W. Pearsall, was a native of Rocky Point in Pender County and a graduate of North Carolina State University College of Engineering. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize academic excellence and to open opportunities to Pender County young people who aspire to a college degree.
This scholarship award, made possible through an endowment by the late Mr. Pearsall, is presented to outstanding students in Pender County Schools who will pursue higher education in the area of Engineering or Computer Science at North Carolina State University.
The amount of the award varies each year but is renewable contingent upon the student remaining in good standing with the university.
The application is available in school guidance offices and on line by January 15 each year.
Deadline for applications is April 15.