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Scholarship Information
Published by Glenda Farmer on March 14, 2018

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Are you interested in attending UNC-Chapel Hill but feel you can’t because of tuition cost? If so, the C-STEP program at FTCC might be the perfect opportunity for you.  To be eligible for the program, students must:
* Have a 3.2 GPA or higher
* Interview by the C-STEP Director of FTCC to be considered for the program
* Regularly attend C-STEP functions and meetings
Selected students are GUARANTEED eventual admission to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill if they earn an appropriate associate degree and successfully complete the program. See your school counselor for more details. C-STEP-Slipsheet

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Current 10th and 11th-grade students: If you’re interested in developing leadership skills, being a role model, and making a difference while earning class credit stop by Student Services to pick up a PGC (Peer Group Connections) mentor application. Applications are due no later than March 7th. See Ms. Matthews in Student Services or Coach Watson if you have questions.


Image of a boy holding a pencil.The FTCC Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for members of the class of 2018 who plan to enroll full-time at FTCC for the fall 2018 semester.  The CCS Association of Teacher Assistants/Ed Melvin scholarship deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018.  All other applications are due Friday, April 13, 2018.  View the following attachments for more information FTCC Scholarship Application / FTCC Scholarship Flyer


Image of a boy holding a pencil.NC State Wolf Pack Preview Reception
March 11 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kiwanis Recreation Center, 352 Devers Street, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303
NC State University invites prospective students to join them to hear what it is like to be a member of the Wolfpack! Admissions officers will provide information about the admissions process, students will share their stories and University faculty/staff representing various departments. This free event is open to all high school students. Register at NC State Wolf Pack Preview Reception


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Finish the FAFSA Campaign – Tuesday, March 20th, 5-7 PM @FTCC  This event is open to any student planning to attend ANY institution who may need FAFSA assistance.  FAFSA DAY MARCH 2018 FLYER



Image of a boy holding a pencil.The Raleigh National College Fair will take place on March 20, 2018 at the Raleigh Convention Center from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from nearly 200 colleges, as well as attend workshops on testing, application tips, essay writing and how to finance a college education. Students are encouraged to register for this event.  Click here to register.  The Raleigh National College Fair


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Here’s a one-national scholarship opportunity for the next generation of innovators, creators, and dreamers – young adults who have passions and aspirations that do not fall into the “academic” or “athletic” qualifying categories of traditional scholarships. In 2018, the Taco Bell Foundation will award more than $3 million in Live Más Scholarships to young adults (ages 16-24) for post-high school education. Scholarships range from $5,000-$25,000 and will be awarded to young people who can clearly explain their life’s passion and how the Live Más Scholarship will help them reach their dreams through a 2-minute video. Due date: March 18, 2018 – For more details and information, view the attached fact sheet or follow the
Frequently Asked Questions link. Taco Bell Foundation or Live Más Scholarship Fact Sheet

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Fayetteville State University Spring Open House
March 24, 2018 – 9:00 am-1: 00 pm  Register Today at
Meet students, faculty, and staff * Take a campus tour * Explore life as a Bronco!

Scholarship for students who will be attending Fayetteville State University in the Fall. Deadline is April 15, 2018.  FSU_Scholarship_Information


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2018 Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship – 15 $2,500.00 Scholarships based on grades, school and community involvement, SAT scores, and a video presentation that encourages fellow teens to abstain from underage drinking and driving and highlights the dangers and consequences of drinking and driving.  Deadline is March 26, 2018. The application is available from your school counselor. It can also be downloaded at

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Attached is a copy of the Upsilon Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. scholarship application. Deadline is March 30, 2018. Click the following link: 2018 UKO Scholarship Packet (Google Drive) or 2018 UKO Scholarship Packet (PDF Document)


Image of a boy holding a pencil.This scholarship is for seniors with a minimum of 2.5 unweighted GPA, is a CTE Concentrator, has demonstrated need, and plans to attend any NC community college within one year after high school graduation. Please see your school counselor if you feel you meet the criteria.
Click here–>> 2018 Career Pathways_Youth Growth Stock Trust Scholarship


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Garland and Ruth Health Care Professionals Scholarship is offering two (2) $250.00 scholarships. Due date is April 3rd. Garland and Ruth Health Care Professionals Scholarship Application



Image of a boy holding a pencil.Heather Hales Memorial Scholarship – Available to a graduating senior who will be attending East Carolina University in the Fall. Must have a 2.5 minimum GPA. Deadline is April 1, 2018.  Click here–> Heather Dawn Hales Scholarship Award 



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Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship – Criteria: Current High School Senior, current GPA 3.0 or higher, attending college in the fall. Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship Information  Application deadline is May 12, 2018.



Image of a boy holding a pencil.Are you interested in being a teacher? If so, the Future Educators Program might be for you!

The Future Educators Program is a recruitment initiative aimed at developing CCS’ internal student talent. Future Educators participants are CCS high school graduates who intend to pursue careers in education and who plan to commit to teaching with CCS upon completion of an educator preparation program.

Eligibility Requirements:  Future Educators Flyer
* Must be a CCS high school senior
* Gain admittance to a college or university with a NC accredited Educator Preparation Program for the Fall 2018 semester
* Intend to pursue a K-12 teaching career with Cumberland County Schools

Future Educators participants will receive:  CCS Future Educators Program – Fact Sheet.docx – Google Docs
* Annual summer professional development with a $1000 stipend, beginning the summer following the freshman year of college through the summer of their senior year
* An early employment contract for 3 years (with successful teacher evaluations)
* The opportunity to develop a professional network with CCS staff and peers

   Future Educators Resume Sample    Future Educators Application Cover Sheet    Future Educators Application Instructions


Image of a boy holding a pencil.James Henry Thomas Scholarship – Deadline June 1st. See attached for flyer and a link to the application.  Click here to visit the James Henry Thomas Scholarship website.



Image of a boy holding a pencil.GREAT RESOURCE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS!!
Cumberland Community Foundation manages more than 50 scholarship endowment funds created by local individuals, families, and corporations who want to provide a path to higher education for future generations.  Students meeting the general criteria below are eligible to apply:
* Resident of Cumberland County (unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description)
* Will attend college, university, vocational or technical institutions as a full-time student in the fall or within six months following the award
* Academic achievement and potential as indicated by class rank, GPA, and/or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT)
* Financial need (unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description)
The following links include general information, how to apply, and a list of specific scholarships and criteria for each.
Cumberland Community Foundation Website
How To Apply
Scholarship Name


Image of a boy holding a pencil.“Edward Evans Consistory 196” Scholarship is awarding a $500 to $1000 to a deserving graduating High school Teenager. The attached application and all other required documents must be submitted by August 29, 2018.   Edward Evans Consistory 196 Scholarship

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