Workforce Development and Continuing Education Scholarships

Apply for GEER

GEER Scholarship

Provides scholarships for eligible community college workforce continuing education students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs within ten workforce pathways leading to a State or industry-recognized credential. 
DEADLINE: September 30, 2022

Apply for Golden LEAF

GoldenLEAF Scholars

Assists students with scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, and childcare.
DEADLINE: June 20, 2021

Apply for Project Skill-Up

Project Skill-Up Scholarship

Funded by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, priority consideration for award will be given to students affected by the economic impact of the change in tobacco production and/or manufacturing within their service area. Students must live in a tobacco dependent county, or have been adversely affected by the decline in tobacco-related or/ tobacco plant closure or tobacco farming.
DEADLINE: December 1, 2020

Apply for SECU Foundation

SECU Foundation Scholarship

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 though Workforce Development and Continuing Education.
DEADLINE: June 20, 2021

Apply for WIOA Funding

WIOA May Have Funds Available

  • Are you unemployed or underemployed?
  • Have you been laid off from your job?
  • Are you receiving public assistance?
  • Do you need assistance with career development?
  • Do you need assistance with job search, resume writing, interview procedures, and/or dressing for success?

For more information:
Dawn Kantz
Director of Continuing Education Special Programs

Bullock (Bldg 001), Room 120
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 706
Fax: (252) 527-2109