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Scholarship Information
Published by Glenda Farmer on March 22, 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.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


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.2018 Motorcycle Club Scholarship Application is now available for prospective applicants. Applicants must be planning to enroll in Fall of 2018 to a University or Community College. Your application is due no later than June 2, 2018.  Please click here to see the application requirements and guidelines Motorcycle Club Scholarship


Image of a boy holding a pencil.The 2018 Youth Leadership Program is an opportunity for Juniors (rising Seniors) to take part in a 5 week, full-time internship at a nonprofit organization from June 14-July 27, 2018. A $2250 stipend will be paid to all selected participants. Students who have demonstrated strong leadership potential are encouraged to apply.  Applications can be completed online and must be submitted by April 2, 2018.  Click the website link for more information and to apply.  The Initiative’s Youth Leadership Program

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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