Scholarships

CURRICULUM SCHOLARSHIPS

(Associate Degree, Diploma and Certificates)

Institutional Scholarship 2019-2020

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 2019-2020  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.

To Apply: Application will reopen November 1, 2018 

Priority Deadline: April 15, 2019

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 2018-2019

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.

Deadline: October 1, 2018 (Fall 2018), March 1, 2019 (Spring 2019), June 1, 2019 (June 2019)

Criteria:  Applicant must complete a 2018-2019 FAFSA

To Apply: Golden Leaf Application

 Please return the application to  Adam Foster

 

OCCUPATIONAL EXTENSION SCHOLARSHIPS

(Continuing Education Courses)

Institutional OE Scholarship 2019-2020

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: Electrical Lineman
  • Students must be academically progressing if currently enrolled at SCC or considered a new student.

To Apply: Application will reopen on November 1, 2018

Priority Deadline: April 15, 2019

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 2018-2019

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.

Deadline: October 1, 2018 (Fall 2018), March 1, 2019 (Spring 2019), June 1, 2019 (June 2019)

Criteria:  2016 Income Tax Return

 To ApplyGolden Leaf Application 

Please return the application to Adam Foster.

 

SCC OE Scholarship 2018-2019

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.

 

State Employee Credit Union Scholarship 2018-2019

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 2018 or Spring 2019 to be eligible.

To Apply: SECU Con Ed Application

 

George W. Ballard Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: September 7, 2018

Criteria: Be personally eligible for in-state tuition; be enrolled in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration curriculum at a North Carolina Community College; submit an essay stating why he/she chose the field of study and how the scholarship will help them financially attain their educational goal; maintain a cumulative grade point average at or above the level required for graduation; continue for the duration of the scholarship at the college where he/she was enrolled at the time of the scholarship award

Recipient will be chosen by a scholarship committee at the NC Community College System Office

 

Rodney B. Powell Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: September 7, 2018

Criteria: Be a resident of NC; be enrolled (or must intend to enroll) as a full-time student in an Associate in Applied Science Degree program of study in electrical/electronics technology at a community college within the Progress Energy service area; have maintained a grade point average at or above 3.0 at the community college or during his/her senior year in high school; must continue for the duration fo the scholarship at the college where he/she was enrolled at the time of the scholarship award.

Recipient will be chosen from the group of applicants and notified of selection

 

Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship Program

Deadline: September 7, 2018

Criteria: Be a full-time student enrolled in the second year of a two-year educational/technical program; demonstrate financial need; demonstrate scholastic promise; use the scholarship to pay for tuition, books, and/or transportation

Recipient will be chosen by a special committee and contacted

 

Fallen Lineman Foundation Scholarship

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

 

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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