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Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship
The Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship is one of many scholarships that is offered through the NC Community College System Office. It was established to honor the life of Allen Ryan Todd and his compassion for learning. The family of Allen Ryan Todd believes the scholarship symbolizes the commitment of not just furthering your education but also contributing to a larger purpose. To qualify, an application must be a resident of NC; be enrolled in an Associate Degree program in education, health or environmental science at a NC community college; be a motivated, capable learner who has an economic need; maintain a GPA at or above the required level for graduation, and must provide documentation of volunteer service in the their field of study.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

**Recipients must continue enrollment for the duration of the scholarship at the college where he/she was enrolled at the time of the scholarship award.

2015-2016: Fall
Closed

American Welding Society
The American Welding Society Foundation provides funding assistance to help students who are pursuing a degree in welding or related field of study. The AWS offers five levels of scholarships including District Scholarships, District-Named and Section-Named Scholarships, National Scholarships, International Scholarships, and Educator Scholarships. For more information, please visit the American Welding Society website.

Continuously Open

Forgivable Education Loan for Service
The Forgivable Education Loans for Service provides financial assistance for qualified students who are enrolled in an approved program and commits to working in North Carolina in areas with a crucial need for more employees, such as nursing, teaching, allied health fields, or medicine. To qualify, you must be a NC legal resident, maintain satisfactory academic progress outlined by your institution’s policies, and meet minimum GPA requirements.  For more information, please visit CFNC’s website.

2016-2017: April 1, 2016
Open

Gates Millennium Scholars Program
This program is funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It was established in 1999 to provide outstanding students from minority groups an opportunity to achieve an undergraduate college education.  The minimum requirements are maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.3, must be U.S. citizen or U.S. national or permanent resident, and must be from one of the following ethnic groups: African American, American Indian, or Hispanic American. For more information, please visit the Gates Millennium Scholars website.

2016-2017: January 13, 2016
Closed

George W. Ballard Memorial Scholarship
The George W. Ballard Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship opportunity in which eligible students enrolled in Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration curriculum at a NC community college can submit an application to be consider for financial assistance. To qualify as a candidate, a student must be approved for in-state tuition and maintain a cumulative GPA required for graduation.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

2015-2016: Fall
Closed

Golden Leaf Scholars Program-Two Year Colleges (2015-2016)
The Golden Leaf offers financial assistant to selected students who are enrolled in a curriculum program at a NC community college. To qualify, students must be reside in a rural county within North Carolina and must demonstrate financial need.  Participants must demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Other selection factors consider include the effect of the declining economy on applicant or his/her family, academic performance, campus activities, and community involvement.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

Fall 2015: – Closed
Spring 2016: February 19, 2016 – Open
Summer 2016: April 29, 2016 – Open

Golden Leaf Scholars Program: Transfer Program
The Golden Leaf Foundation offers this program to assist high school seniors and NC community college transfer student who are planning to attend participating NC four-year colleges and universities. To be considered for this award, a student must be a NC resident in a rural county, be a high school senior enrolling as a first-time, full-time student or a community college transfer student enrolling for the first time at a NC four-year college or university, and have completed the FAFSA.

2016-2017: March 1, 2016
Open

Independent Insurance Agents of NC
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Community College System, the North Carolina Association of Insurance Agents partnered with NC Community College System to offer scholarships to selected students from NC community colleges. Students must be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes and be enrolled in either the Associate of Arts in Business Administration or in any of the twelve Business Administration curricula within the Associate of Applied Sciences’ Business Technologies program. In addition, participants must have earned a minimum of 24 credit hours towards degree requirements; be enrolled as a full-time student (courses must apply to degree); be in good academic standing; have a minimum cumulative overall GPA 3.0 in all coursework applicable to degree, and have completed the FAFSA for the current academic year.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

2015-2016: Fall
Closed

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for undergraduate transfer students is available to community college students seeking to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete their bachelor’s degree. Scholars may be awarded up to $40,000 per year while attending a four-year college.

2016-2017: December 15, 2015
Closed

NC Community Colleges Foundation Scholarship for Health Careers
The NC Community Colleges Foundation Scholarships for Health Careers were created to assist students interested in completing associate degrees in fields of high demand in the health care profession. To be consider, a student must be enrolled full-time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the second year of an approved Allied Health program. All applicants must complete the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services, Room 111.

2015-2016: Fall
Closed

NC State Board of Refrigeration Examiners
The North Carolina State Board of Refrigeration Examiners offers a scholarship to selected students who are enrolled or attends to enroll in an Associate in Applied Science Degree Program of study in HVACR Technology or in an Associate in Applied Science Degree Program of study in Commercial Refrigeration Technology. To qualify as a candidate, a student must be a resident of NC and maintain a GPA at or above the level required for graduation.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

2016-2017: April 1, 2016
Open

Rick Woodard Scholarship
The Windsor Rotary Club provides financial assistance to selected students who are Bertie County residents and currently pursuing a degree in the medical field such as the Associate Degree Nursing.

Students must have a financial need and must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

2015-2016: Spring
Closed

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Foundation
The Roanoke-Chowan Community College Foundation is able to offer several scholarships to selected students through generous donations.
These scholarships include:

Roberts H. Jernigan Jr. Scholarship
Julian P. Freeman Scholarship
Freeman Family Scholarship
Harold E. Mitchell Scholarship
John W. “Jack” Young, Jr. Scholarship
Hugh C. Freeland Scholarship
James Irvin Alexander Scholarship
Dupont L. Davis Scholarship
Hertford County Commissioners’ Scholarship
Northampton County Farm Bureau Scholarship

**All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

2015-2016: Fall
Closed

Rofelt Pasha Temple #175 Scholarship
The Past Potentates Council of Rofelt Pasha Temple #175 established a scholarship to offer to a high school or college student who will attend or currently attending an accredited college. To be consider, an applicant must be a high senior or a full time college student, must be a US citizen, and must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher. In addition, an applicant should include one letter of reference and write a short essay describing your character and aspirations. The scholarships is based on applicant’s need, academic achievements and essay.

2016-2017: March 15, 2016
Open

State Employees Association of North Carolina
The State Employees Association of North Carolina offers scholarship opportunities to active and associate members, their spouses and their dependent children who intends or currently attending technical schools, community colleges, trade schools, junior colleges and four-year colleges or universities. The 2016-2017 application will be available in January 2016. Please visit the SEANC website for additional information.

2016-2017: April 15, 2016
Open

State Employee’s Credit Union Foundation: Two-Year Scholarship
The SECU Foundation created a scholarship program to assist community college students in reaching their academic goals. Every year, two students are selected from each of the 58 NC Community College for a two-year scholarships valued at $5,000. Participants must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of NC eligible for in-state tuition; be a high school graduate or has completed the GED or high school equivalency program; be enrolled  in an associate degree, diploma or certificate program as a full-time student; and maintain a 2.5 or higher grade point average.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

2016-2017: July 22, 2016
Open

US Army Womens Foundation Legacy Scholarship
The Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program offers several scholarships to women soldiers and their dependents to assist them in attaining their educational goals. Scholarships are based on merit, academics, community involvement, letters of recommendation, and financial need. The applicant must be a woman who has served or actively serving honorably in the US Army, Army Reserves, Army National Guard or be a child of the soldier. Please refer to the Army Women’s Foundation page for additional information.

2016-2017: January 15, 2016
Closed

Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship Program
The Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship Program is awarded to one student per community college valued at $500 per scholarship.  To qualify, a student must be enrolled full-time in the second year of a two year educational/technical program; must demonstrate financial aid by completing the FAFSA; and must demonstrate scholastic promise.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111.

2015-2016: Fall 2015
Closed

Workforce Innovations Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Workforce Innovations Opportunity Act-WIOA program provides funding assistance to qualified individuals in approved training programs leading to long-term employment.  WIOA is a federally funded program for low income adults and dislocated workers enrolled or wishing to enroll in occupational skills training through the local community college. These funds may assist with registration fees, books, tools, required supplies, and supportive services.

Adult services are available to individuals who are 18 years of age or older. All individuals must be a United States Citizen (or legally authorized to work in this country), and if male, be in compliance with Section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act regarding registration requirements.

Dislocated Workers are individuals who: have been terminated or laid off, or have received notice of termination or layoff or; were self-employed but are unemployed as a result of general economic conditions in the community or because of natural disasters. Dislocated Workers also include displaced homemakers.

Individuals interested in receiving funding assistance for educational training programs must be fully enrolled in the NCWorks program PRIOR to the class start date.  The NCWorks enrollment process normally takes 2-5 days, depending on how quickly the participant provides the required documentation.  Approved training programs vary in each county.  Please contact your local NCWorks Career Center or Workforce Development Board for information about approved education training programs.

Contact Information:

Hertford County Residents:
Ja’Queta Stevenson

WIOA Workforce Specialist
109 Community College Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
(252) 862-1291
Bertie County Residents:
Lillian Reaves

WIOA Workforce Specialist
128 E. Granville Street
Windsor, NC 27983
(252) 794-5616

Continuously Open

 

Continuing Education:

Golden Leaf Scholars Program-Two Year Colleges: Continuing Education   (2015-2016)
The Golden Leaf offers financial assistant to selected students who are enrolled in an occupational continuing education course that is at least 96 hours and leads to a state and national credential. To qualify, students must be reside in a rural county within North Carolina and must demonstrate financial need.  Participants may demonstrate financial need by providing documentation of income and/or documentation from their county’s Department of Social Services, local Public Housing Authority, and/or local homeless shelters. Other selection factors consider include the effect of the declining economy on applicant or his/her family, academic performance, campus activities, and community involvement.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services, Room 111

Fall 2015  Closed
Spring 2016: February 19, 2016  Open
Summer 2016: April 29, 2016  Open

Project Skill-Up
The Project Skill-UP Grant is sponsored by the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. It provides financial assistance to eligible continuing education students enrolled in courses that lead to third party certifications including Certified Nursing Assistant I & II, Welding Plate, and Certified Production Technician. Applicants must be a North Carolina resident who is unemployed or underemployed. In addition, applicant or family members must be working or has previously worked in tobacco farming or other agricultural related business. Please submit application to Andrea Glaze, Project Skill-UP Coordinator located in the Student Service Center Building Room 214.

Contact information is (252) 862-1202 or aglaze1794@roanokechowan.edu

Continuously Open

State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation: Continuing Education Scholarship Program (2015-2016)
The SECU Foundation introduced the Continuing Education Scholarship Program in 2013 to help unemployed and underemployed NC citizens, military veterans, and members of the National Guard to achieve job skills necessary for future employment. Ten $750 scholarships are awarded to eligible students who are enrolled in a program that leads to a state or industry supported credentials. Approved programs include Certified Nursing Assistant I & II, Emergency Medical Technician Basic, and Welding Plate.

All applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in Student Services Center, Room 111

Fall 2015: – Closed
Spring 2016: December 11, 2015 – Closed

Workforce Innovations Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Workforce Innovations Opportunity Act-WIOA program provides funding assistance to qualified individuals in approved training programs leading to long-term employment.  WIOA is a federally funded program for low income adults and dislocated workers enrolled or wishing to enroll in occupational skills training through the local community college. These funds may assist with registration fees, books, tools, required supplies, and supportive services.

Adult services are available to individuals who are 18 years of age or older. All individuals must be a United States Citizen (or legally authorized to work in this country), and if male, be in compliance with Section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act regarding registration requirements.

Dislocated Workers are individuals who: have been terminated or laid off, or have received notice of termination or layoff or; were self-employed but are unemployed as a result of general economic conditions in the community or because of natural disasters. Dislocated Workers also include displaced homemakers.

Individuals interested in receiving funding assistance for educational training programs must be fully enrolled in the NCWorks program PRIOR to the class start date.  The NCWorks enrollment process normally takes 2-5 days, depending on how quickly the participant provides the required documentation.  Approved training programs vary in each county.  Please contact your local NCWorks Career Center or Workforce Development Board for information about approved education training programs.

Contact Information:

Hertford County Residents:
Ja’Queta Stevenson

WIOA Workforce Specialist
109 Community College Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
(252) 862-1291
Bertie County Residents:
Lillian Reaves

WIOA Workforce Specialist
128 E. Granville Street
Windsor, NC 27983
(252) 794-5616

Continuously Open

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