Finding and Applying for Scholarships -- Start researching early, and meet deadlines, and you may be on your way to scholarship success.
Scholarships are a form of aid that assists students with paying for their education. Scholarships do not have to be repaid. Generally, scholarships are awarded to students with special qualifications, such as academic, athletic, or artistic talent. Scholarships may be set up to support a specific type of work like community service or support an under-represented group of students.
Catawba Valley Community College Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
Through funds donated to the CVCC Foundation, Inc. by individuals, families, and community groups, numerous permanent scholarships have been established to assist CVCC students. Students should submit an online application or contact the Foundation Office at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4282.
The North Carolina Community Colleges Scholarship Guide
The Scholarship Guide: Eligibility Criteria and Guidelines for Scholarship Administration (PDF), covers the scope of scholarships from state, corporate, and private sponsors for North Carolina community college students for the following scholarships:
- The NC Community Colleges Foundation Endowment for Teacher Preparation
- NC Community Colleges Foundation Scholarship for Health Careers
- Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship
- Rodney B. Powell Memorial Scholarship
- Golden Leaf Scholars Program
- George W. Ballard Memorial Scholarship
- Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship
- SECU Foundation Scholarship
NC REACH Scholarship
NC Reach is a state-funded scholarship offered to qualified applicants for up to four years of undergraduate study at North Carolina public colleges and universities. Available funding is awarded after other public funds and scholarships have been applied. NC Reach provides comprehensive student support, including mentors, care packages, and internships.
Forgivable Education Loans for Service
The Forgivable Education Loans for Service provides financial assistance to qualified students enrolled in an approved education program and committed to working in critical employment shortage professions in North Carolina. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority provides administration for the program.
External Scholarship Resources
External scholarships are awarded by agencies, clubs, and organizations outside of CVCC. Interested students should visit External Scholarship Resources for further assistance.
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