Scholarships

CURRICULUM SCHOLARSHIPS

(Associate Degree, Diploma and Certificates)

Institutional Scholarship 2020-2021

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 2020-2021  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 on November 1, 2019 for Fall 2020

Priority Deadline: April 15, 2020

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 2019-2020

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, 2019 (Fall 2019); March 1, 2020 (Spring 2020); June 1, 2020 (Summer 2020)

Criteria:  Applicant must complete a 2019-2020 FAFSA

To Apply: Golden Leaf Application

 Please return the application to  Adam Foster

 

OCCUPATIONAL EXTENSION SCHOLARSHIPS

(Continuing Education Courses)

 

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.

 

 

OE Golden Leaf Scholarship 2019-2020

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, 2019

Criteria:  2017 Income Tax Return

 To ApplyGolden Leaf Application 

Please return the application to Adam Foster.

 

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: Electrical Lineman, CNA1, CNA2, Carolina Auction Academy

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 ConEd Scholarship Application

 

Outside Agency Scholarships

 

Michelin Technical Scholars Program

Michelin offers opportunities for select students to develop hands-on work experience while earning their degree in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) or Mechatronics.  Scholars receive funds to cover the cost of tuition, fees and books for their program of study along with part-time work and competitive pay.

Criteria:  

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in a EET or Mechatronics program at a technical/community college
  • Have and maintain at minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Be able to work at least 20 hours per week at Michelin during the program
  • Demonstrate strong math, science, reading and comprehension skills
  • Pass a pre-employment test

To Apply:    Contact Marcus Pryor at SCC via email at mpryor7642@stanly.edu or call 704-991-0278.

 

Fallen Lineman Foundation Scholarship

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

 

WIOA "Trails of Opportunities" Program

The Lumbee Regional Development Association, Inc., Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Program (WIOA) is funded by the Division of Indian and Native American Programs in the Department of Labor. The WIOA program, is designed to enhance the employment and training activities for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian individuals. The program also works to fully develop the academic, occupational and literacy skills of eligible individuals which are necessary to be competitive in the workforce; and to provide services in accordance with the goals and value of the communities in which they live.

To Apply: Contact Troy Hunt via email at thunt@lumbee.org or call 980-949-7352

 

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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