Scholarships

CURRICULUM SCHOLARSHIPS

(Associate Degree, Diploma and Certificates)

Institutional Scholarship 2017-2018

Stanly Community College is pleased to offer institutional scholarships to help cover educational related costs for our students. The amount of each scholarship varies with funding being limited and subject to change. Scholarships are awarded for one (1) academic year and students are required to reapply each year.

Criteria:

  • Anticipated enrollment for 2017-18  academic year, a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester.
  • Students must be academically progressing if currently enrolled at SCC or considered a new student.

Priority Deadline: April 15th

To Apply: Application will reopen on November 1, 2017 (For Classes Beginning Fall 2018)

Applications must include a Letter of Recommendation from a non-family member to be considered complete. The letter should be submitted to the SCC Financial Aid Office by mail, email financialaid@stanly.edu or fax 704-991-0160.

 

Golden Leaf Scholarship 2017-18

The Golden Leaf Foundation provides scholarships of up to $750 during one term for curriculum degree seeking students. The scholarship funds are limited to tuition, books, fees, supplies, credential testing fees for mid-skills training courses, and childcare services and transportation necessary to fulfill student educational requirements. You must be a resident of one of the qualifying Eligible Counties and be enrolled in or plan to enroll in one of the participating community colleges in North Carolina.

Criteria:  Applicant must complete a 2017-18 FAFSA

To Apply:  Golden Leaf Application

 

OCCUPATIONAL EXTENSION SCHOLARSHIPS

(Continuing Education Courses)

Institutional OE Scholarship 2017-2018

Stanly Community College is pleased to offer institutional scholarships to help cover educational related costs for our students. The amount of each scholarship varies with funding being limited and subject to change. Scholarships are awarded for one (1) academic year and students are required to reapply each year.

Criteria:

  • Occupational Extension eligible program: Electric Lineman
  • Students must be academically progressing if currently enrolled at SCC or considered a new student.

To Apply: Application will reopen on November 1, 2017

Priority Deadline: April 15th

Applicants must include a Letter of Recommendation from a non-family member to be considered complete. The letter should be submitted to the SCC Financial Aid Office by mail, email financialaid@stanly.edu or fax 704-991-0160.

 

OE Golden Leaf Scholarship 2017-18

The Golden Leaf Foundation provides scholarships of up to $250 during one term for occupational continuing education students enrolled in a credentialing program of at least 96 hours. The scholarship funds are limited to tuition, books, fees, supplies, credential testing fees for mid-skills training courses, and childcare services and transportation necessary to fulfill student educational requirements. You must be a resident of one of the qualifying Eligible Counties and be enrolled in or plan to enroll in one of the participating community colleges in North Carolina.

Criteria:  2015 Income Tax Return

 To ApplyGolden Leaf Application 

Please return the application to the Financial Aid Liaison.

 

SCC OE Scholarship 2017-2018

Stanly Community College is pleased to offer scholarships to our Occupational Extension students to help cover educational costs. The amount of each scholarship is limited to no more than $150 per person, with limited funding. Scholarships are awarded for only one Occupational Extension class.

Criteria:

  • Candidate must be unemployed.
  • Candidate must not be eligible for or receiving any other form of financial assistance for education.
  • Application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation by a non-family member.

Priority Deadline: One week before start of class.

To Apply: SCC OE Application - Please return the completed application and letter of recommendation to the Financial Aid Liaison.

 

State Employee Credit Union Scholarship 2017-2018

The SECU scholarships are need-based, but do not require FAFSA documentation. If selected as a recipient of this scholarship, your scholarship monies will be available after completion of your training course.

Eligible OE Training Programs: Auto body, Welding, HVAC, CNA1, CNA2

Criteria:

  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and a North Carolina resident.
  • Be in one of the following target groups: unemployment insurance claimants, unemployed & underemployed adults, members of the NC National Guard, or military veterans & spouses. Note: Underemployed will be defined as individuals earning 200% below the federal poverty level. Preference will be given to students with limited or no access to financial aid from other programs.
  • Be enrolled in a short-term training program that leads to a state-regulated or industry-recognized credential that is offered through Continuing Education.
  • Not be a Director, employee or family member of an employee of the State Employee's Credit Union or SECU Foundation.
  • Applicant must be completing their training program in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 to be eligible.

To Apply: SECU Con Ed Application

 

Outside Agency Scholarship Opportunities

Stanly Community College is pleased to work with outside agencies in offering scholarships that are not affiliated with the college. The following are links to scholarship and grant opportunities. Please read their regulations, eligibility requirements and deadlines carefully, as they vary.

**Note: Scholarship applications should be free to fill out - please do not provide payment or sensitive personal information.

 

2017-2018 Academic Year Scholarships

Fallen Lineman Foundation Scholarship

Criteria: Fulltime student; Permanent resident of North Carolina; Must complete a FAFSA application

 

Beacon Smiles Dental Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Criteria: write an essay between 400 to 500 words

Recipient will be announced on October 26, 2017

 

Driving Test Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Criteria: enrolled in an accredited High School, Trade School, University, or College in the U.S. or Canada

Recipient will be selected on September 30, 2017

 

Pacific Prime Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Criteria: Currently enrolled or have been accepted to a university, community college, trade school, or graduate school for the upcoming semester

Recipient will be announced on November 1, 2017

 

Rent to Own Labs Scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Criteria: provide verification of enrollment at a U.S. university; be a rising freshman, sophomore, junior or senior; remain enrolled as a full-time student while receiving the scholarship; have a 3.5 GPA or higher; declare a major related to real estate

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Deadline: October 24, 2017

Criteria: Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December 31, 2016 or a recent graduate since spring 2012; plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2017; have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a scale of 4.0; demonstrate significant unmet financial need; have not previously enrolled at or attended a four-year institution

 

QASymphony Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Criteria: High School students who graduate in 2017 and have been accepted into a college or university; Students currently enrolled in a college or university

Recipient will be announced by December 31, 2017

 

Best Company Scholarship

Deadline: November 4, 2017

Criteria: Must be at least 18 years old and a legal resident of the U.S. or the District of Columbia; be currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate, graduate or vocational program during the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited career college, technical school, or two- or four-year college or university in the United States; pursue a degree related to technology; cannot be an employee or affiliate of Best Company, or an immediate family member of a Best Company employee or affiliate

Recipient will be announced by November 15, 2017

 

Bed Sheet Advisor Scholarship

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Criteria: enrolled in college and able to provide enrollment proof

Recipient will be selected and check mailed by December 1, 2017

 

Nature Immerse Scholarship

Deadline: November 24, 2017

Criteria: Undergraduate, postgraduate students at universities, or colleges; high school students or those who are about to enter colleges

Recipient announced December 22, 2017

 

Action Behavior Centers ABA Therapy Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2017 (Spring)

Criteria: U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university full-time 2017

Recipient will be announced December 31, 2017 (Spring)

 

Adore Me Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Criteria: be a high school graduate or college student who has been accepted or enrolled in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the U.S.; must be enrolled in a business program or plan to major in a business course of study; provide transcripts (high school or college) to demonstrate a minimum GPA of 3.0

 

Staver Law Group Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Criteria: be a U.S. citizen; be accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Recipient will be notified by December 31, 2017 through email

 

DLL File Fixer Annual Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Criteria: be a current college student

Recipient will be announced December 15, 2017

 

Drone Inspector Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Criteria: Currently enrolled in high schools, universities, or college; provide proof of attendance

Recipient will be announced December 15, 2017

 

Marketing Automation Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Criteria: students of schools and universities located in the U.S., Canada, and Australia

Recipient announced by December 2, 2017

 

Health Chronicle Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Criteria: Current graduate student; interested in medical related research

Recipient announced by January 31, 2017

 

Pro Geeks Blog Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Criteria: must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the fall 2017 academic year; be in good academic standing with current educational institution; must have permission from a parent or legal guardian if under the age of 18, must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend; written essay in preferred PDF format

Recipient will be announced by December 20, 2017

 

Ten Buyer Guide Scholarship

Deadline: December 16, 2017

Criteria: students enrolled in high school, colleges and universities

Recipient announced within 15 days from the application deadline

 

Compare Geeks Scholarship

Deadline: December 27, 2017

Criteria: Full-time students pursuing a diploma in Enterprise, Management, Marketing, Economics or related fields

Recipient will be announced on December 28, 2017

 

Feeds You Need Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Criteria: be enrolled in High School, College, or University; open to all regardless of major.

Recipient will be announced by January 2018

 

PricenFees Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2017 (Winter); August 15, 2018 (Fall)

Criteria: Be currently enrolled in or have been accepted into a technical school, university or college; provide proof of acceptance or enrollment before your application will be considered; GPA 2.8; be ambitious and passionate

Recipient will be contacted within 5 business days after the submission deadline

 

 Veterans Benefits Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Criteria: students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university.

Recipients will be announced January 31, 2018

 

Cool Dehumidifier Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Criteria: be enrolled in a college or university

Recipient will be announced on January 18, 2017

 

National Credit Card Debt Relief Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Criteria: be a high school senior with a GPA of 3.2 or greater; any college student already enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college in the U.S.

Recipient will be announced on February 5, 2018

 

CoolerZone Fishing Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Criteria: write an essay on "The Sport of Fishing"

Recipient will be announced on February 20, 2018

 

Twenty Motion Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Criteria: write an article on the topic "The Future of Technology in 2018"

Recipient will be announced on March 31, 2018

 

 

2018-2019 Academic Year Scholarships

Best Brands Scholarship

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Criteria: Be in Undergraduate or Postgraduate studies

Recipient will be announced by the second week in May 2018

 

10 Best Reviews

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Criteria: write an essay on the topic "Junk Foods and its health impacts"

Recipient will be announced in May 2018

 

OE Outside Agency Scholarships

Resource Development Center Scholarship

Criteria: Aged 16-24 taking continuing education classes

Contact Jim K. or Jane, WIOA Specialists 704-982-1815

 

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