Other Local Scholarships
Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship Wachovia Bank provides one annual scholarship in the amount of $500. To qualify as a candidate for these scholarships, a person must meet the following criteria: be a full-time student enrolled in the second year of a two-year technical program, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate scholastic promise, and use the scholarship to pay for books, tuition, and transportation. Application is made by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The recipent is chosen from eligible candidates by the local Wachovia Scholarship Committee.
The State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation established a 2-year scholarship to help community college students achieve success. Scholarships will be awarded to students who best exemplify SECU’s philosophy of “People Helping People” and who demonstrate leadership, excellent character, integrity and community involvement. The scholarship is valued at $5,000 and set-up for four semesters at $1250 per semester. To qualify for the scholarship recipients must be a US Citizen and a resident of NC, a high school/GED graduate, register as a full-time student, show financial need as determined by the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), show academic achievement maintaining a minimum 2.5 grade point average, and agrees to continue at the community college where scholarship is awarded. Recipients may not be a Director, employee or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation. Click to download the SECU Scholarship Application.
Local Hospital Scholarship/Loan Programs The hospitals listed below award scholarship loans to allied health students who agree to work for them upon graduation. Award amounts range from $500 to $1200 per year. All or part of the loan balance is forgiven for each year the student is employed at that hospital. Contact the hospital in which you are interested. Please note that there may be hospitals not listed with similar programs.
In addition, many churches, alumni groups, and other organizations have scholarship funds for aiding students.
The following links will take students to scholarship search databases that have information on thousands of scholarships. Additional scholarship searches and information on scholarships for specific majors, ethnic background, or other special interests may be found on The Financial Aid Information Page. Students should note that their name and other personal information might be forwarded to third parties by using some of these searches.
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