Military Services

Military Services

Welcome to Military Services at Stanly Community College.

Stanly Community College has been approved by the North Carolina State Approving Agency to offer degrees, diplomas and certificates to those students eligible to receive VA Educational Benefits.

Services Available:

  • Assistance with applying for veteran educational benefits
  • Information and assistance with applying for financial aid (in addition to VA educational benefits)
  • Certifying VA education benefits
  • Referrals and assistance in accessing counseling, disability services, tutoring and other college resources
  • At Stanly Community College we understand that your educational journey may not be traditional. In addition to seated classes, Stanly Community College offers completely online programs to complete an associate’s degree, diploma, or certificate. Whether you choose to take one class, seated classes or complete an entire degree online, SCC has many educational opportunities.


In-State Tuition:

In-State Tuition and fees are available to "covered individuals" which are defined as:

- A Veteran who lives in North Carolina (where Stanly Community College is located) regardless of his/her formal state of residence.

- Anyone using transferred Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits who lives in North Carolina and the transferor is a member of the uniformed service who is serving on active duty.

- Anyone using benefits under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship who lives in North Carolina.

NOTE: This determination is handled at the school level, therefore covered individuals need to contact the Stanly Community College Admissions office to insure that in-state tuition is being applied. Stanly Community College does not require any additional provisions for in-state tuition for covered individuals.


Educational Programs:

Program Costs. Individual educational program costs can be determined by clicking the Gainful Employment Disclosure link under the program name within the "Requirements" section.

To see our list of our programs, please visit


Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a model award letter that can be viewed through the student's Self-Service account or a paper copy can be provided upon request through the SCC Financial Aid Office.


Prospective Student Resources:

College Scorecard is a planning tool and resource to assist prospective students and their families as they evaluate options in selecting a school.

College Navigator is a consumer tool that provides school information to include tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, use of financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool.

Paying for College is a webpage which can be used to enter the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information on each one and to enter actual financial aid award information.


To apply for admission to SCC – SCC Admission Application


To apply for financial aid – FAFSA Application

Veteran students are encouraged to apply for the FAFSA.  The FAFSA is the application for the Pell Grant and could provide additional financial assistance.  If eligible, the Pell Grant funds would be in addition to VA benefits.


Questions regarding the Military Service Educational benefits should be directed to the School Certifying Officialswho are located in the Financial Aid Office.


SCC School Certifying Officials:
Petra Fields
(704) 991-0231


Adam Foster
(704) 991-0107