Scholarships

                                             CURRICULUM SCHOLARSHIPS

                                 (Associate Degree, Diploma and Certificates)

SCC Institutional Scholarships 2022-2023

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 2022-2023  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: Scholarship application will reopen November 1, 2021

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.

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation Scholarship

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of North Carolina Firefighter Scholarship Program will provide scholarships for existing firefighters who want to advance their education in fire and emergency services.  Students in the Stanly Community College Emergency Medical Sciences Associate Degree Program can receive up to $1,000 per term.  These funds are designated to assist North Carolina fire and rescue departments with recruitment and retention of firefighters.

Award is up to $1,000 per term (must reapply each term)

Funds are disbursed to the student’s account to cover any expenses for the program/courses to cover instructional costs (tuition, fees, books, materials, supplies, etc.) associated with an eligible curriculum program. Any balance of funds will be allocated to the student.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Hold an active NC Firefighter I & II certification
  • Student must successfully complete courses covered by the scholarship in any previous term to be eligible for funding in a subsequent term.

Click here for the scholarship application. Please return the application to Melissa Preslar in the Financial Aid Office.

 

Golden LEAF Scholarship 2021-2022

The Golden LEAF Foundation provides scholarships of up to $1,000 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 2021-2022 FAFSA and reside in an eligible county

To Apply: Golden LEAF Scholarship Application

Please contact Adam Foster in the Financial Aid Office for more information.

 

                                         OCCUPATIONAL EXTENSION SCHOLARSHIPS

                                                  (Continuing Education Courses)

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation - Firefighter Stipend Application

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation is offering stipend funds up to $500 per term to students in the NC Firefighter I & II, NC Driver/Operator Pumps, and/or Emergency Vehicle Driver certification programs. Students must reapply for each subsequent term to receive the funds.

Funds are disbursed to the student’s account to cover any expenses for the program/courses to cover instructional costs (books, materials, etc.) associated with the designated fire fighter training within a NC community college. Any balance of funds will be allocated to the student.

Click here for the scholarship application. Please return the application to Melissa Preslar in the Financial Aid Office.

 

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship Program

The Governor of NC has established the GEER scholarships for NC Community College Workforce Continuing Education students.  The GEER scholarship provides awards, in the amount of $750, for eligible community college workforce continuing education students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs leading to a State or industry-recognized credential.

Criteria:

  • Must be a NC resident
  • Must be enrolling in Continuing Education pathway/course for 96 hours or more
  • Must demonstrate student need

Eligible programs:

  • Automotive
  • Auction Academy
  • Construction
  • Criminal Justice
  • Electrical Lineworker
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial/Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Manicuring
  • Transportation
  • Fire and Rescue Services

Scholarship deadline: Funds available until 9/30/2022

Click here for the scholarship application. Please return the application to Melissa Preslar in the Financial Aid Office.

 

 SCC OE Scholarship 2021-2022

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 from 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 Melissa Preslar.

 

OE Golden LEAF Scholarship 2021-2022

The Golden LEAF Foundation provides scholarships of up to $500 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:  

              *Must reside in eligible county

              *Provide 2020 adjusted gross income

               *Be enrolled in credentialing program of at least 96 hours.

  To Apply: OE Golden LEAF Scholarship Application

Please contact Adam Foster in the Financial Aid Office for more information.

 

                                          

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