The Craven Community College Foundation is here to help you achieve your educational goals! Thanks to the generosity of donors, we are able to off scholarships to qualified students who need financial assistance to achieve their dreams.
Here’s how we can help…
Foundation Scholarships are available at Craven!
Each year, individuals, groups and civic organizations in the community make financial contributions to the Craven Community College Foundation to help qualified students pay for their tuition and books. Scholarships generally do not have to be repaid; however, there is an application process.
The criteria for scholarships vary. Some are based partly on financial need, while others are based ona student’s interest in a specific field or his or her interest in further education and scholastic achievement.
You are eligible to apply for a scholarship if you meet the following requirements:
- You are a United States citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
- You are enrolled as a student in an eligible course of study or program.
- You demonstrate financial need.
- You have a valid Social Security number.
- You have a high school diploma or a GED.
What is the process?
Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is available on the college’s website.
Review the college website to find the most up-to-date scholarships available in the General Scholarship Handbook
Complete Craven Community College’s General Scholarship Application. The online application form is available January – March.
Applications should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office. You may contact the Financial Aid Office for additional scholarship information and applications at (252) 638-7216.
Why do I need to complete a scholarship application?
The application provides the college with more detail about each applicant’s affiliation/activities and ambitions upon graduation. You must submit your completed application to the Financial Aid Office by the deadline date listed on the college’s website to be eligible for the following academic year.
What are the tips on filling out a scholarship application and writing an essay?
It is important to be honest on any application. Always take the opportunity to attach an additional sheet and provide more detailed information about yourself in order for the college to get to know the person you are and wish to become.
Financial Aid Office
For more information about financial aid, contact the Financial Aid Office at (252) 638-7216 or visit our website: Scholarships and Financial Aid
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.