Scholarship Application

The PCC Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the fall semester beginning June 3 – July 18. Apply today and become eligible for scholarship funds.

There are over 100 scholarships available for PCC Students!


To be considered for a scholarship, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supply all necessary documentation to the Financial Aid office prior to the deadline. Click here to learn more about Financial Aid.

Application Guidelines

  • Complete the application, including the essay questions. Tell your story in more than one sentence so the committee can have a full understanding of your current need.
  • Ask two people to provide a letter of recommendation and email them to:
  • Please follow up with your references to make sure the reference letter is sent by the deadline. The scholarship application is considered incomplete without the references’ letter of recommendation.
  • Submit ONE application per cycle.
  • Enroll in more than 6 credit hours/semester and have a GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Scholarships awarded through the Foundation are only for use at Piedmont Community College.
  • Scholarships do not require repayment unless the terms of the scholarship are violated.
  • All scholarships are competitive and are based on criteria established by donors.

Selection Process

  • The selection committee assigns numerical scores to each essay question based on content, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Scholarship application evaluations are anonymous (Applicant names, ID #s, and demographic information is omitted during the review).
  • Foundation scholarships are awarded based on the essay score and the scholarship criteria as set forth by the donor including, but not limited to, demonstrated financial need, academic information (primary major, credits completed, etc.), and academic performance (GPA).

Questions about the PCC Foundation application process? Contact Tammy Duncan at 336-322-2105 or

Curriculum Scholarships

Short-Term Training Scholarships

These applications should be submitted to Sandy is located in Building D on the Person County Campus. Telephone: 336-322-2109 * Mailing address: PCC Foundation, PO Box 1101, Roxboro, NC 27573. Applications can also be sent from your program coordinator.

  • Short-Term Scholarship through the PCC Foundation
    • $100 tuition for credential programs with over 96 hours
      • HVAC
      • Emergency Medical Services
      • Healthcare
      • Advanced Manufacturing
      • Information Technology
      • CDL Class A Truck Driver Training
    • Includes scholarship funding for the credential exam (for those who successfully complete the class and get instructor’s referral signature)

Other Scholarships from External Sources

External scholarships become available during the year through PCC’s Financial Aid Office. Information about these scholarships are posted to the scholarship bulletin board in Student Development, and e-mailed to students with additional information, and featured in the student e-newsletter.

All Majors

Transferring Student Scholarships

If you are transferring from Piedmont Community College to one of the 16 UNC System schools in North Carolina, a list of available scholarships is located here.

Scholarship Search Engines

Scholarships for Veterans and/or Family Members:

If you are a veteran of military service or a family member of a veteran, you may be eligible for special benefits. Click here for more information, or contact the Financial Aid Team at (336) 599-1181, ext. 2108 or in Building E on the Person County Campus.


Tammy W. Duncan
Coordinator, Foundation & Gifts
(336) 322-2105 | C111
Sandy Parker
Administrative Assistant, Vice President, Advancement & Communications
(336) 322-2109 | D117