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.

Continuing Education Scholarship Application

State Employees’ Credit Union Bridge to Career Scholarship

In support of North Carolina Community College Workforce Continuing Education students, the 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. The SECU Foundation is providing 30 scholarships in the amount of $500 each for select courses in short-term career training pathways. For more information please read the document below.

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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.

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The Golden LEAF Scholars Program – Two-Year Colleges

The Golden LEAF Scholars Program – Two-Year Colleges will provide grants of up to $250, not to exceed $1000 annually, for workforce continuing education students. The scholarships help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, childcare and other components of the total cost of attendance for 2020-2021 fall, spring, and summer semesters.

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Governor's Education Emergency Relief Scholarship (GEER)

The U.S. Department of Education awards grants to Governors for the purpose of providing local educational agencies (LEAs), institutions of higher education (IHEs), and other education related entities with emergency assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This scholarship provides funds for students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs within ten workforce pathways leading to a State or industry-recognized credential. Please see the PDF document for additional details and eligibility requirements.

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