Continuing Education Scholarships

diploma sitting on a pile of US currency of different denominationsContinuing Education scholarships are available to individuals who have a financial need to assist in registration fees, books, supplies, transportation and more.

Depending upon the class, a specific scholarship application is required. Please contact the Continuing Education Department for a scholarship application at or call (910) 898-9672.

MCC Foundation Occupational Scholarship

The MCC Foundation provides $10,000 annually for students enrolling in short-term job training courses. Scholarships are awarded to students based upon need for classes that are 96 hours or more.

Bruce Turner Continuing Education Scholarship

The Bruce Turner Continuing Education Scholarship was the first scholarship fund established specifically for students enrolling in Continuing Education classes. Awards up to $125 are available based on need, subject to available funds. To be eligible, the applicant must be a resident of North Carolina. First award priority will be to Montgomery County residents, second priority will be to contiguous county residents, and third priority to other North Carolina residents.

Golden Leaf Continuing Education Scholarship

Awards of $250 are granted to residents of North Carolina enrolled in a program that is at least 96 hours in length and leads to a nationally-recognized or state-recognized certification. Other Golden Leaf federal guidelines apply.

State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation Scholarship

The SECU Foundation awards ten $750 scholarships to Continuing Education students annually. The target groups for the program are unemployment insurance claimants, unemployed and underemployed adults, military veterans, and members of the NC National Guard. To be considered, the individual must be a North Carolina resident, enrolled in a short-term training program 96 hours or more that leads to an industry-recognized credential, and not be a director, employee, or family member of an employee of the SECU or SECU foundation.