Continuing Education Scholarships
Golden LEAF Scholars Program
Deadline: June 1, 2019
Golden LEAF Scholars Program-Two-Year Colleges assists students and their families with the costs associated with higher education. The grant will assist selected students with scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, and childcare. The goal is to assist the citizens of North Carolina who reside in rural counties designated as tobacco dependent and/or economically distressed communities by providing financial assistance to aid their educational and training endeavors. Golden LEAF Scholars Program-Two-Year Colleges provides financial support for North Carolinians seeking to improve the economic situation of their families through enrollment in training for specific employment (continuing education students). The maximum for continuing education students will be $250 per term. The scholarship funds are limited to tuition, books, fees, supplies, credential testing fees for mid-skills training courses, and childcare services and transportation necessary to fulfill a student’s educational requirements. Students using funds for transportation and childcare purposes will be asked to sign a statement regarding usage.
Deadline: June 2019
Funded by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students taking Truck Driver Training (CDL) or EMS classes.
Deadline: October 1, 2018
This scholarship will be awarded to students in the Certified Production Technician and Truck Driver Training Programs. This scholarship also provides for CDL and CPT credential testing fees and Career Readiness Certification (CRC) testing fees.
NC SECU Bridge to Career Scholarships
Must complete enrolled pathway within the program year which ends: June 30, 2019
In 2018, SECU Foundation has established the SECU Bridge to Career Program to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to obtain state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials through the Workforce Continuing Education Division of their local Community College that lead to sustainable wage careers within their local communities. Designed to help meet the needs of North Carolina’s unemployed and underemployed citizens, SECU Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved funding for thirty $500.00 Continuing Education Scholarships to be awarded to eligible students at pilot community colleges in 20 North Carolina Community College campuses. Lenoir Community College is proud to be chosen as one of these pilot community colleges offering this scholarship.