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Alamance Community College has several opportunities to apply for scholarships. Whether you are a high school student, a single parent, or you are already in the workforce, chances are we can help you. 

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Scholarship Opportunities

Next NC Scholarship

The Next NC Scholarship is a financial aid program that helps most North Carolinians from households making $80,000 or less pursue higher education by fully covering tuition and fees at any community college or more than half, if not all, of tuition and fees to attend any public university in the state. The best part? It’s money that doesn’t have to be repaid.



The North Carolina Scholarship for Health Careers

The Scholarships are available to full time students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 enrolled in the second year of the Associate Degree in Nursing. $1,000 annual scholarship

Students Must Be:
- The committee will consider financial need, as demonstrated by the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) link at
- Merit as determined by academic performance.
- Personal commitment to the health professional as determine by the required documentation.

George W Ballad Memorial Scholarship

One HVAC scholarship, granting a maximum of ninety percent (90%) of full-time tuition, excluding books and fess will be provided to eligible
students. The funds may be distributed equally in two payments: fall semester and spring semester.

Student Must Be:
1. Be personally eligible for in-state tuition.
2. Be enrolled in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration curriculum at a North Carolina Community College.
3. Submit an essay stating why he/she chose the field of study and how the scholarship will help them financially attain their educational goals.
4. Maintain a cumulative grade point average at or above the level required for graduation.
5. Continue for the duration of the scholarship at the college where he/she was enrolled at the time of the scholarship award.


SECU People Helping People Scholarship

The committee will consider students who best exemplify the membership philosophy of credit unions “People Helping People”, and have
demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement. Annual award of $2,500.

Students Must Be:

  1. Is an applicant or full-time student who is a high school graduate or has completed the General Education Development (GED) program, enrolled in an associate degree, diploma or certificate program.
  2. Is a U.S. citizen and a resident of North Carolina under NCGS 116-143.1 and is eligible for in state tuition.
  3. Best exemplifies the membership philosophy of credit unions,“People Helping People”, and has demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and community involvement.
  4. Demonstrate financial need using the Free Application for federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Preference may be given to student with limited financial aid from other programs.
  5. Demonstrates scholastic achievement and maintains a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale or attain a score of 3,000 on the GED test. Uses the scholarship to pay tuition, books, fees, course supplies and transportation.
  6. Agrees to continue at the community college where enrolled at the time of the scholarship award for the duration of the scholarship, for four consecutive fall/spring semesters or upon completion of a diploma program. Scholarships are not transferable to another student or another school.
  7. Is not a Director, employee or family member of an employee of the State Employee’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation.


Allen Ryan Todd Scholarship


Two (2) scholarships valued at $1,660.00. The funds will be distributed in two payments per recipient: Fall semester $415, and spring semester $415 for any student in an Associate Degree program in education or health.

Students Must Be:
1. A resident of North Carolina
2. Be enrolled in an Associate Degree program in education, health or environmental science at a North Carolina Community College.
3. Be a motivated, capable learner who has a demonstrated economic need.
4. Submit an essay stating why they have chosen the field of study and how the scholarship will help them attain their educational goals.
5. Maintain a grade point average at or above the level required for graduation.
6. Continue enrollment for the duration of the scholarship at the college which he/she was enrolled at the time of the scholarship award.
7. The recipient(s) must show documentation that they have volunteered in the intended field of study to be considered for this scholarship. Documentation must be within the past year.


The North Carolina Endowment for Teach Preparation

The Endowment funds an annual scholarship/loan for prospective teachers enrolled in a community college degree program tied to baccalaureate completion programs on North Carolina Community College campuses and innovative projects at community colleges.

1. Student who are career changers who have returned to school from other occupations or from home responsibilities.
2. Students preparing to teach mathematics or science in middle or high school.
3. A minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale and progress toward the community college degree.
4. Recipient must complete all credentials and begin work as a teacher in a public or charter school in a low-wealth county in North Carolina within six years of the first award.
5. Recipient must teach two full years of each scholarship/loan received. The first two years of the obligation must be completed within eight years of the award. Any additional obligation must be completed within ten years.
6. Recipient must attend, if invited to a meeting of the Foundation or other appropriate group to report on the impact of the scholarship/loan program.
7. Recipient must sign a promissory note for each award, which will be forgiven when the teaching obligation is fulfilled. The terms of the note will provide for a payback as noted in paragraph above.

Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship Programs

One scholarship per college valued at $500 each. Scholarship may be distributed in two payments: fall semester, 250; and spring semester, 250.

Students must be:
1. A Full-time student enrolled in the second year of a two-year education/technical program.
2. Demonstrate financial need.
3. Demonstrate scholastic promise.
4. Use the scholarship to pay for tuition, books and transportation.


Golden LEAF Scholarship Programs

Provides grants up to $750 per semester, including summer term, for curriculum students and up to $250 per term for occupational education students to assist with tuition, fees, books, supplies, childcare, and transportation expenses and credential testing fees for mid-skill training courses.

Students can contact the Financial Aid office at 336-506-4411 or pick up an application from the Financial Aid office.

Students must be:
1. A resident in a rural county that is tobacco dependent and/or economically distressed. A scholarship recipient who resides in an eligible county upon initial award will retain eligibility and will be eligible for renewal awards as long as the student’s place of residence is with the state of North Carolina. Note: A list of eligible counties can be found at
2. Eligible students may receive an award for each funded term. Selected students will be required to disclose all financial aid awards as dictated by the college financial aid office for award packaging. Golden LEAF scholarships will not displace governmental grants.
3. Students will be selected based on financial need, as demonstrated by the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) link at Degree seeking students must be enrolled as a full-time student in order to receive maximum scholarship award. Grants for less than full-time will be prorated based on hours of enrollment and pending availability of funds.
4. Students using funds for transportation purposes will be asked to sign a statement regarding their travel to and from the colleg


Students who do not have a social security number, or who are not US Citizens or Permanent Residents are considered to be international students. In many cases, international students are charged higher tuition rates.

International students do not qualify for federal or state aid, however, there are scholarship opportunities. We have listed a few of those sources below:


LULAC National Scholarship Fund   

For more information on the LULAC National Scholarship Fund, please visit the website below.  

Nuestra Juventud Scholarship Program for Hispanic Students

SEG Foundation Scholarship‐Foundation‐Scholarship  

A-1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship/Joe Webster

Acker Warren Fresh Start Scholarship (College Freshmen Scholarship)

Behan Law Group Military Veteran  Scholarship

Blankstyle Scholarship Fund

Clark Law Group Scholarship

Curtis Holloway Memorial Scholarship

Daniel R. Bacalis PC $1,000 Striving Solo Parent Scholarship

David Sugarman Scholarship for Entrepreneurs

Difference Makers Scholarship

Dr. Ameer Hassan Scholarship for Medical Students

Dr. Brian Blick Grant

Dr. Dhaval Shah Scholarship for Future Doctors

Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine

Dr. Ryan Sondergard Scholarship for Mental Health Professionals

Dr. Samuel Clanton Scholarship for Medical Students

Dr. Tyrone Malloy Scholarship for Medical Students

Dr. Wes Heroman Scholarship for Healthcare Students

Dylan's Journey Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth Schalk Memorial Scholarship

Elxo Inc. Healthcare Technology Scholarship Program

Express Truck Tax Scholarship

Fasig Brooks "Come Back Stronger" Scholarship

Fall 2024 UNCG Community College President's Scholars Program Scholarship - Submit a one page Essay explaining your choice of academic major and how you plan to use your degree to meet your career goals to the Financial Aid Office at by 4/26/2024.

Fawell & Fawell Law Out-of-State Student Scholarship

Future Lawyers Scholarship

GlaxoSmithKline Teacher Scholarship Interest Form

JM Lee Scholarship for Immigrant Students

John F. Renner, P.C. Annual Scholarship

Kadzai Law Group: First Generation College Student Scholarship

Kanoski Bresney Stand Up To Distracted Driving Scholarship

KlenkLaw Community Leadership Scholarship

LatinXEd Fellowship

Leon J. Greenspan Memorial Scholarship

Lucas Law Legal Leaders Scholarship

Mark Belter Scholarship for Student Athletes

Mental Health Importance Scholarship

New Frontier Immigration Law-How I Make My Community Great Scholarship

Patriots Path Scholarship( Any HS senior in JROTC or undergraduate student in ROTC with at least a 3.0 GPA may apply)

Pilzer Klein, PC-$2,500 Fighting Cancer Scholarship

RAD Scholarship (for careers in civil engineering or city planning and development)

Rehabs.Org Scholarship for Minorities

Rees Scholarship Foundation's Spring Semester 2024 Scholarship

Sage IT (Digital Business Transformation and Optimization $1,000 Scholarship

Samuel M Taylor Memorial Life Sciences Scholarship

Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact Scholarship (for low-income students pursuing STEM or medicine)

Spencer & Associates Community Leaders Scholarship

Swift Shift Van Lines Scholarship for Veterans

The Beacon Scholarship for Rural America

The Burlington Chapter of P.E.O. International Program for Continuing Education

The Crowder Law Firm Scholarship

The Law Office of Jerry D. Andrews, P.C. Community Impact Scholarship

Top Tier Tutoring Scholarship

Triad Women's Club Scholarship for Single Working Mothers

UberClone Scholarship for Graphic Web Design Scholarship

Vito & Dollenmaier Law Pay it Forward Scholarship

Waggle Human-Pet Bond Scholarship

William Griggs Memorial Scholarship for Science and Math (Any female HS senior or undergraduate student pursuing a two or four-year degree program in science or math may apply)

Youth Equine Service Scholarship


Disability Scholarships


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