Curriculum Foundation Scholarship Application

The 24/25 PCC Foundation Scholarship application is open! The application for fall ’24 will close at 11:59PM on July 8, 2024. Please note the application deadlines at the top of the application and be sure to apply on time! Students will be notified by email if the application reopens, but it will not reopen until after the on-time applications are processed.

Over 100 scholarships are available! Enrolled full-time in a Career & Technical or Teacher Preparation program? You could qualify for FULL TUITION FUNDING from the Pacer Promise Program – all in this one application!

Application Guidelines & Selection Process

  • To be considered for a scholarship, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supply all necessary documentation to the Financial Aid office prior to the deadline. Click here to learn more about Financial Aid.
  • Complete the scholarship application, including the essay questions. Tell your story in more than one sentence so the committee can have a full understanding of your current need.
  • Ask two people to provide a letter of recommendation and email them to: It’s a great idea to follow-up on your request. New letters of recommendation are required each academic year. The academic year begins with summer semester and ends with spring semester.
  • You can apply for funding for summer, fall, and spring semesters in the same application. If you apply for multiple terms, your application will be reconsidered prior to the start of the term.
  • Enroll in at least 6 credit hours for fall and spring semester and have a GPA of at least 2.0. Enroll in at least 3 credit hours for summer semester.
  • Scholarships awarded through the Foundation are only for use at Piedmont Community College and are applied after other grant funding, if needed. Scholarship awards are not refunded to the student if unused.
  • Scholarships do not require repayment unless the terms of the scholarship are violated.
  • All scholarships are competitive and are based on criteria established by donors.
  • The selection committee assigns numerical scores to each essay question based on content, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Please monitor your student email for scholarship information.

Questions about the PCC Foundation application process? Contact Tammy Duncan at (336) 322-2105 or

Other Curriculum Scholarships opportunities

Transferring Student Scholarships

If you are transferring from Piedmont Community College to one of the 16 UNC System schools in North Carolina, a list of available scholarships is located here.

Hands-on Learning with Students

Short-Term Workforce Development Scholarship Applications

See the individual application links below. Golden Leaf and State Employees Credit Union applications should be submitted to Tammy Duncan via email at, by stopping by Building D Room 117 on the Person County Campus, or by giving the application to your program coordinator.

Golden Leaf

  • Up to $925 per semester for credential programs with over 96 hours
  • Must reside in a qualifying county

Short Term Workforce Development Grant *These funds are no longer available. Please reach out to your program director for other possible funding options.

  • Helps cover the cost of attendance for eligible, credential aligned programs in Workforce Continuing Education
  • Award amount varies according to program of study
  • Must be able to attest you are a resident of North Carolina, employed in North Carolina, or intend to be employed in North Carolina. The Residency Determination Service (RDS) process in not required
  • Must be enrolled in Workforce Continuing Education (WCE) pathways/courses leading to an NC Workforce Credential identified as either Essential or Career level. These pathways may consist of a single WCE course or a series of courses.

Click here for Eligible Courses

  • AHR-3131K-HVAC: A/C
  • AHR-3131M-HVAC: Electrical
  • AHT-3131L-HVAC: Heating
  • AUT-3200-Small Engine Repair
  • BTC-3200-Biowork: Process Technician
  • CCT-3110-Cybersecurity CompTIA Sec+
  • LOG-3400A-Certified Logistics Technician
  • MED-3300M Medical Administrative Assistant
  • MED-3002 Central Sterile Processing
  • NUR-3240 Nurse Aide I
  • NUR-3241 Nurse Aide II
  • PHM-3250 Pharmacy Technician
  • SEF-3001 TRA 3607-CDL
  • Phlebotomy
  • Cardio Tech

If your course is not listed, it is not an eligible course for this grant.

State Employees Credit Union

Short-Term Scholarship through the PCC Foundation

  • For students who have resided in either Person or Caswell counties for at least 12 months or more.
  • Pays for the registration fee for credential programs with over 96 hours, such as:
  • HVAC
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Healthcare
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • CDL Class A Truck Driver Training
  • Includes scholarship funding for the credential exam (for those who successfully complete the class)

Gary Ray Davis Emergency Medical Services Scholarships

  • For students in PCC’s EMS program

Here are other helpful links when looking for additional funding

Scholarship Search Engines

Scholarships for Veterans and/or Family Members:

If you are a veteran of military service or a family member of a veteran, you may be eligible for special benefits. Click here for more information, or contact the Financial Aid Team at (336) 599-1181, ext. 2108 or in Building E on the Person County Campus.