Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Scholarship Information

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Curriculum:

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 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.

2018-2019 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.

2018-2019: March 1, 2019

 

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.

2018-2019 Fall: Closed

 

Golden Leaf Scholars Program-Two Year Colleges Curriculum Students (2018-2019)
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 reside 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 considered 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 2018: Closed
Spring 2019:
Summer 2019: 

 

Golden Leaf Scholars Program: Continuing Education Program
The Golden Leaf Foundation offers this program to assist selected students who are enrolled in a continuing education program at a NC community college.  Selection factors considered 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 2018: Closed
Spring 2019:
Summer 2019: 

 

Herter O’Neal Scholarship
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association established the Herter O’Neal Scholarship to honor the work and dedication of Edith Herter and Frances O’Neal, founding members of the NC Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association. Each year, the scholarship is offered to well-deserving students who are pursuing an Associates or a Bachelor’s degree in business or a business-related field of study. Applicants must be a legal resident of North Carolina.

2018-2019: 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.

Scholarship Website

2018-2019: November 27, 2018 Closed

 

Northampton County Farm Bureau Scholarship Program
The Northampton County Farm Bureau offers a scholarship to assist a student in furthering their education in an accredited North Carolina college, community college, or a technical institute. The applicant must currently be a high school senior or have graduated from high school and must be enrolled or intend to enroll in an Associate’s degree program.

2018-2019: 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.

2018-2019 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.

Scholarship Website

2020 will be next scholarship cycle.

 

R Flake Shaw Scholarship

The R Flake Shaw Scholarship awards four (4) individual community college scholarships for a two-year period at $1,000 per year to rising freshmen who demonstrate the intention to pursue a career in agriculture (or an agriculturally-related field) and show financial need.  Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory grades, leadership potential, and an understanding of agriculture.  Preference is given to Farm Bureau members.

Scholarship Website

 

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.  Student must be willing to return to Bertie County to work for a minimum of two (2) years if a suitable position is available.

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

All applications must be submitted to:

Windsor Rotary Club Rick Woodard Scholarship Fund

  1. O. Box 513

Windsor, NC 27983

2018-2019 Fall: 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

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

2018-2019 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 scholarship is based on applicant’s need, academic achievements and essay.

2018-2019 Fall: Closed

 

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. Please visit the SEANC website for additional information.

2019-2020: April 15, 2019

 

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.

Scholarship Website

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

2018-2019 Fall: Closed

 

US Army Women’s 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. Offered to students seeking certificates, community college coursework, undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Please refer to the Army Women’s Foundation page for additional information.

2019-2020: Deadline January 9, 2019

 

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.

2018-19 Fall: Closed

 

Continuing Education:

Golden Leaf Scholars Program-Two Year Colleges: Continuing Education
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 2018: Closed
Spring 2019:
Summer 2019: 

 

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.  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. Eligible courses include: Certified Nursing Assistant I & II, Dietary Manager, EMT Basic, Medical Billing and Coding, Paramedic Training, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy, Production Technician, Welding Plate Certification, and Career Readiness Certification.

For information, please contact Associate Dean Wendy Vann at (252) 862-1234 or wpvann6919@roanokechowan.edu.

Continuously Open

 

State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation: Continuing Education Scholarship Program (2018-2019)

In 2018, the SECU Foundation has established the SECU Bridge to Career Program to help remove the Financial barriers for students seeking to obtain state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials through the Workforce Continuing Education Division of their local Community College that lead to sustainable wage careers within their local communities.  The SECU Foundation will provide a total of six (6) $500 scholarships to all participating community colleges.  The scholarships are aimed to help unemployed and underemployed NC citizens, military veterans, and members of the National Guard to achieve job skills necessary for future employment. Approved programs include Certified Nursing Assistant I & II and Dietary Management.

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

2018-19: Open

 

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:
Michelle Sandusky
WIOA Workforce Specialist
109 Community College Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
(252) 862-1257
Bertie County Residents:
Kevia Griffin
WIOA Workforce Specialist
105 E. Granville Street
Windsor, NC 27983
(252) 794-0799

Continuously Open

 

**NOTE: Please continue to return to this page for any updates on the availability of scholarships and/or sponsorships.

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