Continuing Education Scholarships


Depending upon the class, a specific scholarship application is required. Please contact the Continuing Education Department for a scholarship application at or call (910) 898-9671.
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

In recognition of Bruce Turner, a scholarship in his name has been established for students enrolling in Continuing Education classes. Awards are $125 or actual cost, whichever is less based on need, subject to available funds. To be eligible for the Bruce Turner Continuing Education Scholarship, 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 state residents.

Golden Leaf Continuing Education Scholarship

Offered through the Golden LEAF Foundation, MCC receives funds to be disbursed to Continuing Education students each semester. Awards are $250. Student must be a resident of North Carolina, must be enrolled in a program that is at least 96 hours in length and leads to a nationally and/or state recognized certification. Other Golden Leaf federal guidelines

State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation Scholarship

The SECU Foundation awards 10 $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.