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NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship Applications open

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching  (NCCAT) is happy to announce the opening of the 2021-2022 NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship application.  The Honored Educator Scholarship Program pays tribute to outstanding educators and individuals whose teaching or influence in public education has made a positive difference in the lives of others.  For a list of scholarships available to North Carolina Teachers, visit

Applications will be accepted from March 1 to May 31, 2021.  

Our procedures have changed for those applying for NCCAT’s scholarships.  Applicants will need to have a complete myNCCAT account to apply within our student information system, Orbund.  Should you need to update your account information, visit to login.  Incomplete records will not be considered.  

Click here to log into your MYNCCAT account

Username: [USERNAME]

Password: [PASSWORD]

Role: [ROLE]

Steps to access your HES application: 

  • Log into your MYNCCAT account with the role selected as Student.
  • In your MYNCCAT dashboard, click on the Reference tab on the left-hand side. 
  • Click on HES Application Form.
  • On the right-hand side, click New HES Application Form.
  • As you complete this form, make sure your information is complete and accurate as possible for our scholarship reviewers. 
  • In the Essay Questions section, you can type into the essay boxes.  There is a 250-word limit for each.
  • Once you complete your application, click Submit Form, and you’re done!  The next step will be to wait for NCCAT to inform you of your application status in May.
  • Want to know if your HES Form was submitted?  Click on the Reference tab and HES Application Form to see your submitted form and submission date.   

For questions on application content, contact [email protected].  For technical questions, contact [email protected].     


For more information on our Orbund system, please visit

Thank you,

NCCAT Teacher Services
[email protected]