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Do you think that college is out of reach for you? Well, it's not! Consider applying for a scholarship through our Foundation and / or Financial Aid Office!

Scholarships

Foundation Scholarships

2021-2022 Academic Year Scholarship Application

A limited number of academic scholarships are awarded each year to students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at James Sprunt Community College*. Awards range from $300 to $1,200

These awards are made by the JSCC Scholarship Committee, a group of JSCC Foundation Board members, which reviews applications and selects recipients based primarily on a superior academic record.  Recipients are selected each May for the following academic year.

Students interested in applying for scholarships should submit or have forwarded to the Office of the Vice President of College Advancement the following items:

  1. A completed application form for James Sprunt Community College Foundation Scholarships. (Application forms are available online by early January and are due by the last Friday in April.)
  2. Two completed reference forms from instructors or other persons qualified to recommend the applicant’s academic interests and abilities.
  3. An official high school and/or college transcript. If you are enrolled at JSCC, you will need to have all outstanding fees paid before the scholarship deadline. If not, your transcript will not be released to us.
  4. All applicants must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA to be eligible to apply.
  5. Completed JSCC Application, unless currently enrolled at James Sprunt.

All of the preceding items must be received by the Office of the Director of College Advancement by the deadline of the last Friday in April for the application to be complete and eligible for consideration by the Scholarship Committee.

*Students who are currently receiving WIOA or Dislocated Work funds are not eligible to apply for JSCC Foundation Academic Scholarships.

Listing of Academic and Merit-Based Scholarships

The Herring Scholarship

The Herring Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that is awarded each year to students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a curriculum program at JSCC, that reside in either Duplin County or the town of Mount Olive.

The awards are made by the Herring Scholarship Committee, a group of area high school counselors and members of the Herring Trustee Board, which reviews applications. The recipients are chosen based on financial need, letters of recommendation, and personal essays*.

Recipients are selected each May for the following year. Students interested in applying should submit or have forwarded to the Director of College Advancement the following items:

  1. A completed scholarship application. Application forms are available online by early January and are due by the last Friday in April.
  2. Two letters of recommendation from school, business, and/or leaders in the community attesting to your character and leadership potential.
  3. A personal essay on the people and experiences that have shaped or influenced your values and your educational and/or life goals.
  4. Completed the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  5. Must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA to be eligible to apply.
  6. Students who are currently receiving WIOA or Dislocated Work funds are not eligible to apply for JSCC Foundation Academic Scholarship.
CONTACT INFO

Ashley Graham
Director of College Advancement
Phone: 910-275-6152
Email: adgraham@jamessprunt.edu 

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