PCC Foundation Scholarship Application Open Feb. 24 - July 1

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Attention 2018, 2019, & Upcoming 2020 high school grads from Person & Caswell County: You could qualify for FREE TUITION if you enroll in a Career & Technical Program at PCC. Click here for details and the free application!

Are you enrolled or enrolling in classes at PCC? If you currently have a 2.0 GPA or higher, you could qualify for a PCC Foundation Scholarship! Some of the awards are based on merit, while others take financial need into consideration.

Applications are accepted online February 24 – July 1 for the upcoming academic year. Applications are evaluated by a committee of donors. Students are typically notified via email by the end of June, once recipients have been selected.

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Remember: 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 July scholarship deadline. Click here to learn more about Financial Aid

 

Application Guidelines

  • The scholarship application consists of a small number of general information questions and one essay question. (Essay prompt: How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your educational and career goals and give back to the college or community?)
  • Applicants submit ONE application per cycle
  • All scholarships require GPA of at least 2.0 and a minimum enrollment of 6 credit hours during the semester(s) in which the scholarship is awarded. If awarded a scholarship, the student must meet GPA and enrollment criteria for each award semester.
  • 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? Contact Star Moretz at Star.Moretz@piedmontcc.edu.

 

Current Scholarships

PCC Foundation Scholarships

The PCC Foundation awards over 100 scholarships each year. The application period is late February to July 1. When the application is available, a link will be provided above.

 

External Scholarships

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.

All Majors

The Dream is Inclusive Scholarship

 

NC Reach

 

OppU Achievers Scholarship

 

Review Your College Scholarship

 

AfterCollege Vocation&Trade Study Scholarship

SR Educators Community College Scholarship

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Accounting

AICPA Accounting Student Scholarships

Paul S. Mills Accounting Scholarship

Nursing

Carol Ann Beerstecher Nursing Scholarship

DAR Nursing Scholarship

EduMed Scholarship

FELS Nursing Scholarship Loan

STEM

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

 

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

College Ave Monthly Scholarship

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)

U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Database

SallieMae Scholarship Search

Wells Fargo Tuition Funding Sources





If you are a veteran of military service or a family member of a veteran, you may be eligible for special benefits. For more information, click the link below, contact the Financial Aid office at the Person County Campus, or call (336) 599-1181, ext. 2108.

Veterans Benefits

DoD Armed Forces/Veteran Scholarships