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NC Community College Foundation Endowment for Teach Preparation

Amount of award: $2,500
Scholarship Deadline: September 20, 2014
How to Apply: Download and complete the Application

You are required to complete the FAFSA to participate in this program.

Additional Required Information:

  1. Previous educational and work experience: On a separate sheet (limit one double-spaced typed page), please describe your previous educational experiences and your work history.
  2. Motivation to teach:  On a separate sheet (limit three double-spaced typed pages), please describe your reasons for choosing classroom teaching as a career; your goals for your future as a teacher; your reasons for choosing to begin your teacher preparation at a community college; and the qualifications that make you the best candidate for this scholarship.
  3. Letters of recommendation:   Please attach three letters of recommendation from who can speak to your suitability for a career in classroom teaching.  One letter must come from an instructor, counselor or other faculty or staff member at the community college or high school in which you are enrolled or plan to enroll.
  4. Transcripts/test reports:   Please include official transcripts from high school and any post-secondary work completed. 

Eligibility:  Eligibility Requirements document

George W. Ballard Scholarship

Award Amount: A maximum of ninety percent (90%) of full-time tuition, excluding books and fees will be provided.
Scholarship Deadline: 
September 20, 2014
About this Scholarship:
 Elligibility Requirements
How to Apply: Download the Application 
and return it to the DCCC Enrollment Services Office in the Mendenhall Building on the Davidson Campus.

Golden Door Scholars Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: October 2, 2014 by 12 midnight
Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must be eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).
How to Apply:
Visit http://www.goldendoorscholars.org/apply-now.html

AES Engineers Scholarship 2014

Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Deadline:
October 6, 2014
About this Scholarship: 
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
How to Apply: 

Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $2,000
About this Scholarship: The Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarship program helps students across the country, who are interested in careers in the skilled trades and public safety, realize their educational goals. Outstanding students are recognized with a $2,000 scholarship award and a Westward® toolkit upon graduation.
How to Apply: Contact DCCC Financial Aid Office

Milton G. Wright Scholarship

Award Amount: $500 awarded monthly
About this Scholarship: The Milton G. Wright Scholarship awards thousands of dollars each year to students through TG events and special promotions on TG’s Adventures In Education website. Students may enter for a chance to receive one of our monthly $500 scholarship awards.
How to Apply: Visit http://www.aie.org/milt-wright-scholarship/index.cfm?cid=10473-c

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Financial Aid Deadlines

Spring 2014:
FAFSA Application: November 15, 2013
FAFSA File completion: Dec. 1, 2013
Admissions Application/Placement: Dec. 1, 2013 

Summer 2014:
FAFSA Application: April 15, 2014
FAFSA File Completion: May 1, 2014
Admissions Application/Placement: May 10, 2014

Fall 2014:
FAFSA Application: June 1, 2014
FAFSA File Completion: June 15, 2014
Admissions Application/Placement: August 1, 2014