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CCCC accepting applications for STEP-UP Student Scholars Program

12.11.2017 • College & Community, College General

SANFORD - Central Carolina Community College is current accepting applications for the STEP-UP Student Scholars Program.

The STEP-UP program at CCCC is a National Science Foundation funded scholarship program for students (who reside in the CCCC service area of Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties) who have demonstrated financial need and are interested in completing associate degrees (A.S., A.E., or A.A.S.) in a field of science, math, or engineering.

The scholarship will pay up to the cost of tuition plus $500 per semester for books. It can be used in place of a Pell grant or in addition to a Pell grant.

Application requirements include:

Students awarded scholarships will be notified by May 1.

Once accepted into the program:

For further information on the STEP-UP program, contact Dr. Rodney Powell, CCCC's Executive Director of the Center for Academic Excellence, at 919-718-7462 or by email at

For more information on the CCCC STEP-UP Student Scholars Program, visit

For information about Central Carolina Community College and its programs, visit its website, or call the college at 919-775-5401.

CCCC accepting applications for STEP-UP Student Scholars Program