NC Community Foundation announces local scholarship availability (April 2021)

The North Carolina Community Foundation recently announced the statewide opening of scholarship season.

NCCF administers more than 150 scholarships for students across the state. Eligibility criteria and deadlines are specific and vary widely by scholarship and location. Deadlines typically range from March to May. To determine if you or your student qualifies, visit this page.

In Avery County, the Bob and Ann Cook Scholarship Endowment is available to graduating seniors in Avery County who are enrolling in a community college. The deadline to apply is April 30.

Tyran Hill, NCCF program officers, said that this scholarship provides a good opportunity for local students to further their educations. “Our aim is to raise awareness about opportunities offered through scholarships held with the North Carolina Community Foundation,” he said. “We’re honored to steward these scholarships on behalf of our fundholders who are investing in the futures of these North Carolinians.”

For further information, contact NCCF Program Officer Tyran Hill at thill@nccommunityfoundation.org.