Scholarships

Numerous scholarship opportunities are available throughout the academic year to assist students with educational expenses while enrolled at Wilson Community College.

WCC Scholarships

Wilson Community College offers a number of scholarships each year. Students must complete an application to be considered for a WCC Scholarship.

Application Deadline: August 19, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Scholarship Recipients

You can see a list of this year’s scholarship recipients here.


 

The Golden LEAF Scholars Program

Each year a limited number of Golden Leaf Scholarships are available for the Fall semester. Students enrolled in a curriculum program who meet the following criteria are invited to apply.

Eligible students must:

  • Be enrolled at least full-time for fall and spring semesters; summer school students must be enrolled for at least six (6) credit hours.  Grants for less than full-time students will be prorated based on hours of enrolment and pending availability of funds;
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA;
  • Be a resident of North Carolina; and
  • Reside in a rural county that is tobacco-dependent, or economically distressed, as determined by the Golden LEAF Foundation.  Please review the list of eligible counties here.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2022 by 2:00 p.m.

2022-2023 Golden LEAF Scholarship Application

Applications should be submitted to the Financial Aid office.

NC Community College Foundation Special Recognition Scholarship

The NC Community College Foundation Special Recognition Scholarship was created for curriculum and continuing education students representing and in honor of veterans who have served our country.  Students should complete the scholarship application and submit an essay.

All applications and essays must be submitted to the Financial Aid office in person or via email to lbaker@wilsoncc.edu no later than 2 pm Friday, November 18, 2022, for consideration.

*Note that a physical signature is required. Typed signatures will not be accepted.

NC Community College Foundation Special Recognition Scholarship Application

North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant

The Longleaf Commitment is a grant program for eligible 2021 North Carolina high school graduates who will attend Wilson Community College starting in the Fall 2021 semester. High school students may be eligible to receive this grant – not a loan – for tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit.

Applications for the North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant are being accepted now!

In-House Loans

Each semester, Wilson Community College offers a limited amount of funding to help offset the tuition and textbook costs for students.

For more information contact:

Lisa Baker

Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs

Department: Financial Aid

Phone: (252) 246-1310

Email: lbaker@wilsoncc.edu

Office: F105d

Darrah Lane

Financial Aid Receptionist

Department: Financial Aid

Phone: (252) 246-1344

Email: dlane@wilsoncc.edu

Office: F105c

Joy Moore

Financial Aid Assistant

Department: Financial Aid

Phone: (252) 246-1417

Email: hjmoore@wilsoncc.edu

Office: F105b

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