This scholarship is for North Carolina students who are enrolled at any of the 58 member institutions of the North Carolina Community College system. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be permanent residents of a rural county that is economically distressed and/or tobacco dependent (see list below). They must also demonstrate financial need. Degree-seeking applicants must be enrolled at least half-time to be eligible. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Scholarship finalists will be evaluated on the following: the effect of the declining economy on their family, academic performance, campus activities, leadership, and community service.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.
Financial Need: Is this you?
Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
- College freshman
- College sophomore
Home State: Is this you?
- North Carolina
Location: Is this you?
- Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Burke, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Davie, Duplin, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Graham, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Mitchell, Montgomery, Nash, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rutherford, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yadkin, or Yancey County
Must attend a school that is part of the North Carolina Community College System.
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