Students entering certain technical programs at Wayne Community College may be eligible for renewable scholarships.
The Foundation of Wayne Community College’s “Top 12” Scholarship Program is designed to encourage students to study and go into careers in air conditioning, heating and refrigeration; criminal justice; early childhood education; emergency management; forest management; medical assisting; medical laboratory technology; computer networking; office administration; pharmacy technology; swine herd management; and turfgrass management.
These scholarships provide full- or part-time in-state tuition and fees while pursuing one of the designated diplomas or degrees at the college. The scholarship is renewable by re-applying each semester if the recipient maintains a 2.5 grade point.
To apply, go to www.waynecc.edu/foundation/scholarships/, download the “College Student Scholarship Application Form,” and note interest in the “Top 12 Scholarship” on the form. Applications also can be obtained from the Foundation by calling (919) 739-7022 or going to the Foundation offices in the Dogwood Building on the college’s main campus in Goldsboro.
There is no deadline; each application will be considered in the order it is turned in.
The Foundation assisted 344 students with 544 scholarships worth more than $393,000 for the summer 2016, fall 2016, and spring 2017 semesters. In addition to raising and dispersing funds for scholarships, it provides funding for innovative campus projects and employee recognition, and offers cultural programs for the community.
Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves around 12,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.