Spring 2013 Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship Winners

Loc Truong

Loc Truong

Loc Truong is an Early Childhood Education major who plans to graduate at the end of 2013.  Loc is originally from Vietnam where she learned Vietnamese and French, and, according to one of her instructors here, “despite the fact that she has only been in the United States for two years, her grasp of the (English) language, both written and verbal, is impressive.”  She took 21 credit hours last fall, and maintains a GPA above 3.0.  Loc loves to read, and is a faithful patron of the CPCC library and her neighborhood public library—she is a clear example of a life-long learner.

April Ryan

April Ryan

April Ryan is a Horticulture Technology major who maintains a 4.0 GPA, and plans to graduate at the end of 2013.  April credits the library for contributing to her success, previously in acquiring a B.S. in Marine Biology from UNC Wilmington, and currently at CPCC towards her horticultural degree.  She is working as a coop student at Wing Haven, and according to her instructor, “she always demonstrates initiative as well as devotion to her class work…(she) shows excitement and passion in her pursuit of horticultural knowledge.”   Without a doubt, she has proved herself a most deserving scholarship winner.

The Theresa Thompson Scholarship for the Fall 2013 season will be open for application from March 4-April 15.  Details of the Scholarship can be found at http://www.cpcc.edu/library/scholarship


Scholarship Opportunities

North Carolina Community Colleges Foundation Scholarships for Health Careers

The North Carolina Community Colleges Foundation Scholarships for Health Careers were created to assist students interested in attaining associate degrees in fields of high demand that will allow them to join the health care profession.  The scholarships are available to full time students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 enrolled in the second year of an Allied Health program of high demand at a community college.

All applicants must have completed the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships, $500 for the fall and spring semesters.  Disbursement of the spring awards is contingent upon enrollment and satisfactory academic performance.

The recipients are selected by a committee of NC Community College representatives.  The committee considers financial need, merit, and personal commitment to the health care profession when making the selections.

The North Carolina Community Colleges Foundation Scholarships for Health Careers have been created to assist students interested in attaining associate degrees in fields of high demand that will allow them to join the health care profession.  Eligible programs are listed below:

·         Associate Degree Nursing (A45110)

·         Dental Hygiene (A45260)

·         Emergency Medical Science (A45340)

·         Health Information Technology (A45360)

·         Medical Assisting (A45400)

·         Medical Laboratory Technology (A45400)

·         Pharmacy Technology (A45580)

·         Physical Therapist Assistant (2-year program)

·         Physical Therapist Assistant (1+1)(A45640)

·         Respiratory Therapy (A45720)

·         Veterinary Medical Technology (A45780)

Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee of NC Community College representatives. The committee will consider financial need, as demonstrated by the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA), merit, as determined by academic performance, and personal commitment to the health profession, as determined by the required documentation.

Eligible applicants can be referred to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office website under “scholarships” and then “new scholarship listings” for an application.

Completed applications will be submitted to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office. The application submission deadline for this scholarship for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year is August 17, 2012.

George W. Ballard Memorial Scholarship

The North Carolina Community College System Office is advertising the offering of the George W. Ballard Memorial Scholarship for the upcoming 2012-13 school year to one eligible student as a means of scholarship support. If selected for this scholarship award the scholarship will cover a maximum of ninety percent (90%) of full-time tuition, excluding books and fees. The funds may be distributed equally in two payments: fall semester and spring semester.  Scholarship checks will be issued to the college.  To qualify as a candidate for the George W. Ballard Memorial Scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:

1.       Be personally eligible for in-state tuition.

2.       Be enrolled (or must intend to enroll) in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration curriculum at a North Carolina Community College.

3.       Submit an essay stating why he/she chose the field of study and how the scholarship will help them financially attain their educational goal.

4.       Maintain a cumulative grade point average at or above the level required for graduation.

5.       Continue for the duration of the scholarship at the college where he/she was enrolled at the time of the scholarship award.

Eligible applicants can be referred to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office website under “scholarships” and then “new scholarship listings” for an application.

Completed applications will be submitted to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office. The application submission deadline for this scholarship for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year is August 31, 2012.

Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship

The North Carolina Community College System Office is advertising the offering of the Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship for the upcoming 2012-13 school year to one eligible student as a means of scholarship support. The Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship is an annual award of $1,660.00. The funds will be distributed in two payments per recipient: fall semester $415, and spring semester $415.  Scholarship checks will be issued to the college in the name of the recipient. To qualify as a recipient for the Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

1.       Be a resident of a North Carolina.

2.       Be enrolled (or must intend to enroll) in an Associate Degree program in education, health or environmental science at a North Carolina Community College.

3.       Be a motivated, capable learner who has a demonstrated economic need.

4.       Submit an essay stating why they have chosen the field of study and how the scholarship will help them attain their educational goal.

5.       Maintain a grade point average at or above the level required for graduation.

6.       Continue enrollment for the duration of the scholarship at the college where he/she was enrolled at the time of the scholarship award.

7.       The recipient(s) must show documentation that they have volunteered in the intended field of study to be considered for this scholarship. Documentation must be within the past year.

The recipients of the scholarship will be selected each year by a scholarship committee at the North Carolina Community College System Office.  Factors to be considered in the selection process will include, but will not be limited to, scholastic achievement, participation in outside activities, and a demonstrated commitment to the students’ chosen disciplines:  Education, Health, or Environmental Science

Family Statement:  In addition to demonstrating merit and commitment to further your education, you are receiving this scholarship because of Allen Ryan Todd’s life and enthusiasm for learning and his family’s belief that we are here not just to further our own ends, but also to contribute to a larger purpose.  In that spirit, scholarship, service, and a desire to help other committed individuals are crucial elements in the selection of recipients.

We hope recipients will regard this scholarship as an obligation to make the most of their career goals and as an opportunity to help others.  We are looking for students who will model scholarship, leadership, and service in their own lives and serve as good models for future recipients of this financial aid.  While we cannot always “pay it back,” we can “pay it forward.”  We wish to support those who subscribe to this philosophy.

Eligible applicants can be referred to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office website under “scholarships” and then “new scholarship listings” for an application.

Completed applications will be submitted to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office. The application submission deadline for this scholarship for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year is August 31, 2012

 

 

 

SECU Two-Year Scholarship

The Financial Aid Office is proud to advertise the SECU Two-Year scholarship for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year. The SECU Foundation established this two-year scholarship program to assist North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) students in achieving academic success.  The members of the State Employees’ Credit Union take an active role in assisting organizations and communities across North Carolina and truly believe in “People Helping People!”

The N.C. State Employees’ Credit Union Two-Year College Scholarship is an annual award distributed in two payments: fall semester, $1,250 per student; and spring semester, $1,250 per student.

Eligible applicants will be those students who best exemplify the membership philosophy of credit unions, “People Helping People,” and have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement and meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be an applicant or full-time student who is a high school graduate or has completed the General Education Development (GED) program, enrolled in an associate degree, diploma or certificate program.
  1. Must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of North Carolina under NCGS 116-143.1, and is eligible for in-state tuition.
  1. Best exemplifies the membership philosophy of credit unions, “People Helping People” and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement.
  1. Demonstrate financial need using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Preference may be given to students with limited financial aid from other programs.
  1. Demonstrate scholastic achievement and maintains a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale or attained a score of 3,000 on the GED test.                                                       
  1. Use the scholarship to pay tuition, books, fees, course supplies and transportation.
  1. Agrees to continue at the community college where enrolled at the time of the scholarship award for the duration of the scholarship, for four consecutive fall/spring semesters or upon completion of a diploma program. Scholarships are not transferable to another student or another school.
  1. Is not a Director, employee or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation.

Eligible applicants can be referred to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office website under “scholarships” and then “new scholarship listings” for an application.

Completed applications will be submitted to the Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office. The application submission deadline for this scholarship for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year is August 3, 2012.

2012-2013 Scholarship Application Process Has Begun!

The Financial Aid Office is proud to announce the start of the 2012-13 scholarship application period. Students interested in being considered for scholarship consideration for the 2012-13 academic year are now able to complete either the online CPCC General Scholarship and Levine Scholarship applications for submission and consideration for the upcoming 2012-13 academic year. The CPCC General Scholarship and Levine Scholarship applications can be accessed via the following links:

Levine Scholarship Information: http://www.cpcc.edu/financial_aid/assistance/scholarships/levine-scholarship-program

Levine Scholarship Application: http://www.cpcc.edu/cpcc/financial_aid/assistance/scholarships/4370_levine_scholar-app.pdf

Online CPCC General Scholarship: http://www.cpcc.edu/cpcc/financial_aid/fyi/forms/online-application-form

Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship is Open for Application

The spring semester Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship is now open for application.  There will be two $500 scholarships awarded to the best qualified students.  Check here for eligibility requirements and application guidelines. All applications must be received by April 16, 2012, and winners will be notified by May 31, 2012.

 

Transfer Tuesday/Golden Leaf Scholarship

Transfer Tuesday

Every Tuesday the Transfer Resource Center (TRC) is excited to host admissions representatives from four-year colleges and universities as they visit CPCC to talk with prospective transfer students. This Tuesday, Feb. 28, Elizabeth City State and Gardner

Transfer Resource Center (TRC)

Transfer Resource Center (TRC)

Webb will be at the Central Campus. Elizabeth City State will also be at the Levine Campus. For more information, about Transfer Tuesdays and other services offered by the Transfer Resource Center visit our website at www.cpcc.edu/ican/trc. You can also contact the Transfer Resource Center by phone at 704.330.6454 or by email at trc@cpcc.edu.

Golden Leaf Scholarship

The 2012-13 Golden Leaf Scholarship is accepting applications until March 1, 2012. The application and information about the program can be found online at www.cfnc.org/goldenleaf. Recipients must reside in one of 78 rural counties (list available online), demonstrate financial need and transfer to a participating campus in Fall 2012.

Fall 2011 Winners of the Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship

Our congratulations to Kennya Slaughter and Nolan Vaughan for winning the $500 Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship.  Their winning essay and their photograph can be seen at the current library display.  To find out how to apply for this scholarship for the Spring 2012 semester, just go to http://www.cpcc.edu/library/scholarship.

 

 

Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC Scholarship

Debbie Antshel was a longtime youth advocate with a passion and skill for helping those less fortunate. She worked tirelessly for CPCC, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), the City of Charlotte, and the

Debbie Antshel

Debbie Antshel

Charlotte International Cabinet.

The Debbie Antshel Memorial CPCC Scholarship was created by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools Foundation to honor her memory and help graduating CMS students have an opportunity to leverage their skills, knowledge and passions to affect positive change and to dedicate themselves to selfless public service.

The Foundation is currently accepting applicants for this scholarship. Special consideration will be given to students showing a commitment to the spirit of volunteerism, community advocacy, and a proven desire to bring out the best in people. The winning applicant will receive full frshman year tuition at CPCC. To qualify, applicants must be a CMS graduating senior who will attend CPCC in the fall, majoring in Human Services or a related field, and demonstrate a commitment to community service, as demonstrated through volunteer experience and career objectives.

To learn more about this scholarship and how to apply, please visit http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/cmsdepartments/vp/Documents/2012%20Debbie%20Antshel%20Memorial%20CPCC%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf. Applications must be received by March 23, 2012

Available Scholarship

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

The Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office would like to advertise the Barry M. Goldwater scholarship information for the 2012-2013 academic year.

To honor former Senator Barry Goldwater, the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has created the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship was created through the operation of an education scholarship program and is financed by a permanent trust fund endowment. The scholarship is designed to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.

Eligible students will be those students meeting the following criteria:

  • Must be an undergraduate sophomore- or junior-level student, at two- and four-year colleges and universities accredited by the Department of Education.
  • Must be enrolled and matriculated in a degree program at an accredited U.S. college.
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree as a full-time student during the forthcoming academic year.
  • Must have a college GPA of at least a “B” average and be ranked in the upper fourth of his or her class.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, national or resident alien (resident aliens must include a letter of the nominee’s intent to become a U.S. citizen and a photocopy of the Alien Registration Card).
  • Must have selected a field of study that will permit admission to a graduate or professional program in preparation for a career in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.

The CPCC Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship application submission deadline is January 16, 2012. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship application may be submitted online along with additional supporting documentation at http://www.act.org/goldwater/apply/index.html.