Apply for Scholarship Opportunities and FAQs



Scholarship Applications are closed.

Scholarship applications for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 will open in April 2023.


Q: What do I need to do BEFORE applying for Foundation of WCC scholarships?

Before applying, scholarship applicants should:

  • Apply to Wayne Community College
  • Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Q: When can I apply for Foundation of WCC scholarships?

Anytime BEFORE the posted deadline!  The sooner the better!


Q: What kind of scholarships are available?

Currently, all scholarships offered through our web-based application are only for curriculum (college credit) courses. Any student interested in scholarships for Workforce Continuing Education (WCE) classes should speak to a WCE advisor.

Q: How do I apply for a specific scholarship?

There are no specific scholarship applications.

All students must apply by filling out the same application. You will be matched to a specific scholarship depending on the information provided.

The Foundation of WCC strives to match each student with the best scholarship opportunities available based on the information shared in the student’s application.

Q: What expenses are covered by a Foundation Scholarship?

Scholarship funds are awarded for tuition and fees.  Any type of financial assistance you receive from WCC will be deducted from your initial balance. You are responsible for paying any remaining charges.

For all additional questions, please contact or visit the Foundation Office.




Adrienne Northington

Executive Director of the Foundation of WCC




Emily Byrd

Associate Director


919 739-7022


Wendy Potter

Foundation Scholarship & Accounting Coordinator