Continuing Education Scholarship

The Division of Continuing Education has scholarships available for students taking Cosmetology, Nurse Aide I & II, and Bioworks courses.

Student Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship program, a student must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen and a North Carolina resident.
  • Be in one of the following target groups: unemployment insurance claimants, unemployed & underemployed adults, member of the NC National Guard, or military veterans & spouses. Note: Underemployed will be defined as individuals earning 200% below the federal poverty level. Preference will be given to students with limited or no access to financial aid from other programs.
  • Be enrolled in a short-term training program (96 hours or more) that leads to a state-regulated or industry-recognized credential that is offered through Continuing Education.
  • Not be a Director, employee or family member of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation.
  • Provide verification of income (Provide one of the following: Tax Return, W2, Pay Stub, *Non Filing Status Letter from the IRS). Students without demonstrated incomes may use an alternative documentation from the Department of Social Services, Local/Public Housing Authority, and/or local homeless shelters to prove eligibility.

All applications must be submitted by April 26, 2018.

SECU Scholarship Application

For more information, contact: Jane Elliott • • 252-246-1253


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