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GEER Scholarship

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship

The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) scholarship helps community college students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a continuing education student in a high-demand workforce training program that will lead to a state or industry-recognized credential, you may be eligible for a GEER scholarship.

Scholarship Amount

The GEER continuing education scholarship awards up to $750, or the cost of the program — whichever is more. The scholarship can help cover the cost of:

  • tuition
  • fees
  • books and supplies
  • credentialing tests
  • transportation
  • child care
  • other costs of attendance

Eligibility Requirements

  • North Carolina resident
  • Currently enrolled or able to enroll in an eligible continuing education program or course:
    • at least 96 credit hours
    • leads to a state or industry-recognized credential

Eligible Programs

How to get started

For more info about taking advantage of the GEER scholarship at South Piedmont Community College, contact the Financial Aid Office.

Email: finaid@spcc.edu
Call: 704-272-5300