Apply for Scholarship Opportunities and FAQs

Accepting Applications for Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Spring 2023

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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!  But make sure you apply in plenty of time to register for the semester in which you are interested.

Q: What kind of scholarships are available?

Currently, all scholarships offered through our web-based application are for curriculum (college credit) courses, only. 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. Depending on the information provided, you will be matched to a specific scholarship.

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, books, and fees.  Any remaining funds will be issued to the student to use for educational expenses. 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