In an effort to reduce the financial barriers to education, the Continuing Education Department of Central Carolina Community College offers several scholarship programs to help students who enroll in short-term occupational training programs.
Creative Writing Scholarship (CWS) Fund
The Creative Writing Program Scholarship will be awarded twice annually, to one student in the spring semester and one student in the fall semester, who is interested in pursuing creative writing as a means of personal or professional enrichment, and who needs financial assistance. This financial award will cover the cost of the course registration, up to $100.00, for any Non-Credit Continuing Education Creative Writing Program course.
Download the Creative Writing Scholarship details and application
Golden Leaf Scholarship
The Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarship was created to benefit students from rural North Carolina and their families. The scholarship, valued at up to $250.00, is for reimbursement of tuition, books, fees, supplies, transportation, childcare, and mid-skills credential testing expenses for completing a Continuing Education Career Training Program. Funds are issued upon successful completion of program.
Download the Golden Leaf Scholarship details and application
Pittsboro Area Health Initiative Scholarship
The Pittsboro Area Health Initiatives is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. It was founded in 1978 to provide grants and scholarships to benefit the health of the residents of Chatham County. Scholarship funds cover the cost of registration for medical/healthcare career training programs for residents of Chatham County.
Download the PAHI Scholarship details and application
State Employees’ Credit Union Bridge to Career Scholarship Program
In 2018, SECU Foundation has established the SECU Bridge to Career Program to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to obtain state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials through the Workforce Continuing Education Division of their local Community College that lead to sustainable wage careers within their local communities. With a focus on getting students the training and skills they need to obtain wage-sustaining employment, CCCC has defined career pathways for Short-term Career Training. Career pathway students are eligible to be awarded up to three scholarships within the program year when taking scholarship eligible courses within the pathway.
Download the SECU Scholarship details and application