Scholarship Applications

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What do I need to qualify for a scholarship?
A: The criteria varies between programs, but the minimum GPA is 3.0.

Q: I’m a GED graduate. Can I qualify for a scholarship?
A: Yes. Scholarships are available for GED and Adult High School Diploma recipients.

Q: How can I increase my chances of being selected?
A:
1.   Complete the entire application.
2.   Provide a reference from an instructor/teacher.
3.   Write a personal statement stating your goals and objectives and provide information on any special circumstances that you feel the selection committee should know.

Q: What is the deadline for applying?
A: The month of April for Fall Scholarships.
The month of October for Spring Scholarships.  Students must reapply each semester.

Q: Are there scholarships for Summer Session?
A: No, with the exception of ADN nursing students.

Q: How much are the scholarships?
A: Scholarship awards vary, but usually cover the cost of tuition.

Q: Where can I get a scholarship application?
A: Download from webpage or pick up an application from the Foundation Office located in Dogwood Bldg. Room 102 or 103. You must fill out a separate application form for each semester you apply for a scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIP FORMS

High School Application Form
Application form must be filled out COMPLETELY! Any application with blank information (ie: GPA’s, Contact Hrs anticipated, Course of Study, etc…) will be automatically thrown out.
High School Scholarship Application Form.

College Application Form
Application form must be filled out COMPLETELY! Any application with blank information (ie: GPA’s, Contact Hrs anticipated, Course of Study, etc…) will be automatically thrown out.
College Student Scholarship Application Form.

Nursing Application Form
Application form must be filled out COMPLETELY! Any application with blank information (ie: GPA’s, Contact Hrs anticipated, Course of Study, etc…) will be automatically thrown out.
Nursing Scholarship Application Form.

IMPORTANT! ALL Recipients (students who are awarded Foundation scholarships throughout the fiscal year) are REQUIRED to attend a Foundation Scholarship Awards Ceremony which is held in February each year. This ceremony is very important and is vital to the relationship between the donors of these scholarships, the Foundation and the students.

This ceremony is a great opportunity for each recipient to meet and personally thank the donor of their scholarship(s). It is also is a great opportunity for donors to meet the recipients of their scholarships.

Any further questions regarding scholarships, please call:

(919) 739-7006 (Jack E. Kannan, Executive Director)
(919) 739-7007 (Adrienne Northington, Associate Director)
(919) 739-7022 (Emily Byrd, Administrative Specialist)
(919) 731-7413 FAX

The Foundation Office is located in Dogwood Building, Rooms 102, 103 and 104.

Mailing Address:
The Foundation of Wayne Community College, Inc.
P.O. Box 8002
Goldsboro, NC 27533-8002

Location

Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 735-5151 - Admin