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Career and Technical Education of Cumberland County Schools believes students who gain a strong foundation in CTE programs will attain high academic achievement and preparedness for postsecondary education, providing for a globally competitive workforce. CCS-CTE students rank among the most productive, innovative, and committed students in the nation proving CTE WORKS!   CTE students in Cumberland County are recognized for their success with scholarship opportunities provided through local partnerships.

These following scholarships are currently available:


FTCC Foundation Scholarships

Fayetteville Technical Community College (i.e., FTCC) offers a variety of scholarships based upon financial need, major, or academic performance. The two scholarships listed below are major endowments for current seniors. Other scholarship opportunities for seniors are listed on the second page of the packet. Please submit the application FTCC 2019 Scholarship Application Form to apply.

Deadline is Monday, April 1, 2019 so apply for a scholarship now!  FTCC 2019 Scholarships Flyer    You must complete the Foundation Scholarship Application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Both need-based and merit-based scholarships are available.   For more information, visit your high school guidance counselor or go to FTCC Financial Aid

President’s Foundation Scholarship Program

Multiple $2,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors (non-renewable)
Minimum 2.75 un-weighted high school GPA
Must enroll at FTCC full-time (minimum 12 credit hours) for the fall 2019 semester
Deadline, Monday, April 1, 2019

Application Requirements
• Complete FTCC Foundation Scholarship Application
• Submit a letter of reference from a teacher, counselor, or principal
• Submit a high school transcript
• Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

HOW DO I APPLY?
1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) FTCC’s School Code is 007640
2. Make sure you have a minimum, highly recommended 2.5 GPA
3. Enroll for at least 12 credit hours
4. Complete and submit the attached application, a high school transcript, and other documentation to:

Taneka Williams
Fayetteville Technical Community College
P.O. Box 35236
Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236

FTCC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS – HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES LISTING

Cumberland County Schools Association Teacher Assistants/Ed Melvin Scholarship

  • Cumberland County Schools seniors ONLY with a minimum 8 GPA
  • The students may be enrolled in any FTCC program
  • Must be enrolled in 6 credits or more
  • Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019

FTCC AEOP (Association of Education Office Professionals) Scholarship
Must be US citizens and be graduating high school seniors who have applied for admission in a post-high school program or freshmen in a post-high school program
Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours or more
Student applicants and EOP applicants should contact the FTCC AEOP Organization, PO Box 35236, Fayetteville, NC 28303 for more information

National Organization for Women (N.O.W.) Scholarship
High school graduates coming to FTCC with a minimum GPA of 2.5 planning to go into any program
First consideration will be given to displaced homemakers or single heads of household. Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours or more.

Professional Construction Estimators’ Association, Fayetteville Chapter 6 Endowed Scholarship
Award can go to incoming or existing FTCC students with a preference for those who are Academy of Green Technology (Douglas Byrd HS) and then those in any construction related field
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Must plan to be enrolled in 12 credits or more.

FTCC Trades Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming or existing students with a minimum 2.0 GPA
Must study: Plumbing, Electronics Technology, Carpentry, Surveying Technology, and Air Conditioning/Heating and Refrigeration Technology
Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours or more

Fayetteville Publishing Company Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming or existing students with a minimum 2.0 GPA
First preference will be given to students who are preparing for a career in journalism, marketing, retailing, advertising or graphic design
Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours or more

Golden Knights Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming or existing students with a 2.0 GPA
Must be enrolled in 12 credits or more

2019 Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation 
Foundation scholarships are awarded based on the criteria of each scholarship and the availability of funds. To apply for a Foundation Scholarship:
• Complete the online FTCC application for admission through CFNC (cfnc.org)
• Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (fafsa.ed.gov)
• Enroll at FTCC for a minimum of 6 credit hours or the requirements stipulated in the specific scholarship criteria
• Have a minimum 2.0 un-weighted GPA or the requirements stipulated in the specific scholarship criteria
• All fields on this application must be completed for consideration

Return completed application, transcript, and letters of recommendation to:

Taneka Williams
Fayetteville Technical Community College
P.O. Box 35236
Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236

 

Allied Health – United Way / YGST Career Pathways Scholarship

Youth Growth Stock Trust Scholarships Criteria and Allied Health, 2019 UW Scholarship Application

The United Way Youth Growth Stock Trust has established scholarships for high school seniors enrolled in Cumberland County Schools and are registered in a Health Science Curriculum and plan to pursue a nursing or other health-related career. The scholarship awards will be $1,000 each. Students must meet the following criteria:

▪ Currently a Cumberland County Schools high school senior enrolled in an advanced level Health Science Education course.

▪ Applied or enrolled in a nursing or other health-related program at Fayetteville Technical Community College, Sandhills Community College, Fayetteville State University, Methodist University, Campbell University or University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

▪ Agree to work in a health-related field in North Carolina for at least three years.

▪ Official transcript must be submitted to your Health Science Instructor.

▪ Complete a 250 word essay explaining student’s goals, education and career expectations.

▪ Complete an application, answering all questions in the space provided. Other attachments will not be considered in the selection process.

▪ Completed application and transcripts are due by April 12, 2019 to the Health Science Instructor to ensure they are in the CTE office by the due date. A Cumberland County Scholarship Selection Committee will select the winners.

Upon selection:

  1. Student will receive a letter from Cumberland County Schools / CTE acknowledging the scholarship award.
  2. Student will notify Fayetteville Technical Community College, Sandhills Community College, Fayetteville State University, Methodist University, Campbell University or University of North Carolina at Pembroke about the scholarship.
  3. The college you attend will need to request funds from the Cumberland County Schools’ Finance Department.

Career Pathways – Youth Growth Stock Trust (YGST)

2019 Career Pathways/ YGST Scholarship Application Form  Career Pathways-YGST 2019 Scholarship

AMOUNT: 5- $1,000 competitive scholarships

CRITERIA:

  • Cumberland County Schools high school senior
  • Minimum 2.5 unweighted GPA
  • Career & Technical Education Concentrator (This includes students completing a CTE Certificate at FTCC through High School Connections.)
  • Demonstrated need
  • Enrollment in a North Carolina Community College within one year of high school graduation to pursue an associate degree

DEADLINE: Eligible students must submit the completed application and attachments to their CTE Facilitator or counselor by Friday, April 12, 2019

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS:

  • Include a one-page, typed statement that answers these questions:
  • What are your career goals?
  • What are your academic plans after high school?
  • What school/community activities have you participated in within the past two (2) years?
  • Have you received any awards/honors that you would like to discuss?
  • Why is this scholarship a financial necessity for you?
  • Please attach a copy of your official high school transcript
  • Please provide a copy of your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) statement from your FASFA. If you are not able to secure this information by the application deadline, you may provide other proof of annual household income.

The application form may be typed or neatly hand-written. Attachments will be accepted provided the total package does not exceed five (5) pages.

Return application to your CTE Facilitator at your high school by Friday, April 12, 2019

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Published by Storie Smith on January 25, 2019
        

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