Types of Aid

For all Continuing Education Scholarship inquiries,
call 252-451-8216.

Golden Leaf Scholarship

The Golden Leaf Continuing Education scholarship provides up to $900 for individuals with a financial need who reside in a tobacco-dependent and/or economically distressed county in North Carolina. Additional criteria must be met as well. The eligible training courses are CDL Truck Driver Training, Cosmetology Instructor Training, EKG Technician, Emergency Dispatch Academy, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Initial and Advanced, Firefighter Academy, HVAC, Manicurist, Natural Hair Care, Nurse Aide I & II, Paramedic, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy, and Underground Electric Line Construction Academy.

Students must complete the Golden Leaf application and provide current tax information. Students must complete the Golden Leaf application.

Project Skill-UP Scholarship

The Project Skill-UP scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for those adversely affected by the change in the tobacco industry and who are seeking to upgrade current job-related skills. The eligible training courses are CDL Truck Driver Training, Cosmetology Instructor Training, EKG Technician, Emergency Dispatch Academy, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Initial and Advanced, Firefighter Academy, HVAC, Manicurist, Natural Hair Care, Nurse Aide I & II, Paramedic, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy, and Underground Electric Line Construction Academy.

The Project Skill-UP scholarship provides up to $500 to applicants who meet the following criteria.

  • Current/former tobacco farmer, farm worker, or tobacco manufacturing employee
  • First-generation student of current/former tobacco farmer, farm worker, or tobacco manufacturing employee
  • Enrolling in the Veterinary Assistant class

Students must complete the Project Skill-UP application.

This scholarship is supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.

State Employee Credit Union (SECU) Scholarship

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 that leads to sustainable wages. The eligible training courses are Veterinary Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, HVAC, CDL Truck Driver Training, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic, Fire Academy, Emergency Dispatch Academy and Nurse Aide I & II.

To receive this $500 scholarship, an individual must meet the following criteria.

  • U.S. citizen and a North Carolina resident
  • Be part of one of the following target groups: unemployed or underemployed, members of the NC National Guard, military veterans and spouses, or underserved populations in a specific workforce sector or area
  • Not be a Director, employee, or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation

Students must complete the SECU application.

Campus Tour

Take a guided tour of our beautiful campus and learn about the many resources available to students.

Campus tours are by appointment only and must be made in advance by completing the Campus Tour Request form. During the tour, we will view classrooms, Midway Cafe, NCC Library, Campus Store, Science and Technology Building, Business and Industry Center, and our five-star rated Child Development Center.

Individuals interested in discussing application and admission requirements may complete a virtual appointment.

Schedule your campus tour and see what amazing opportunities exist at Nash Community College.