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Kinston is a city in Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 21,677 at the 2010 Census. It has been the county seat of Lenoir County since its formation in 1791 . Kinston is located in North Carolina's Inner Banks region.

Kinston is home of the N.C. Global TransPark (GTP), a combined airport and industrial complex developed by the state in Lenoir County; Grainger Stadium, home to the Kinston Indians minor league baseball team through 2011; Caswell Center, a campus providing support services and boarding for mentally handicapped; and Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Kinstons' Bill Fay Park is home to the Annual Allen Pearson Foundation Softball Tournament held each year annually during the first weekend in October. Annual festivities in Kinston include the Sand in the Streets concert series held at Pearson Park, the popular train rides, nature center, and planetarium located at Neuseway Park, and the Festival on the Neuse.

In 2009, it was announced that Kinston is a recipient of the prestigious All-America City Award. This marks the second time in twenty years the city has won the title, the last time being in 1988.

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Schools in and around Kinston, NC

Name
Lenoir Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,200 average out-state tuition; $1,900 average in-state tuition
Pitt Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,036 average out-state tuition; $1,894 average in-state tuition
Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Goldsboro
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Wayne Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,272 average out-state tuition; $2,128 average in-state tuition
Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Greenville
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Miller-Motte College-Greenville
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $9,648 average out-state tuition; $9,648 average in-state tuition
East Carolina University
Four or more years; Public; $15,927 average out-state tuition; $3,348 average in-state tuition

Kinston, NC Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
North Carolina Schweitzer Fellows Program $3,000 February 01, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 17, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Charlie R. and Charles J. Silver Family Scholarship $1,000 March 15, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017