Apply for Scholarships

South Piedmont Community College students have access to a wide range of endowed and local scholarships. 

  • Endowed scholarships are awarded from permanent funds established by benefactors and invested by the SPCC Foundation.
  • Local scholarships are available from various local sources.
  • Both endowed and local scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic performance and other criteria as directed by the donors.

How to Apply

SPCC offers a totally online scholarship application process.  Applicants their college-provided email and a password.

The scholarship application for 2019-20 year is currently available for students to complete.

Information about usernames and passwords

SPCC student email accounts are comprised of the first letter of your first name, the first three letters of your last name and the last four digits of your Student ID number. Example:

Password: Password

  • If you are a future student and have not been assigned a Student ID number, complete an Application for Admission.
  • If you are a continuing education student, please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs to apply.

How to Contact Us

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Available Scholarships

Scholarship NameAwardQualifications
Arlene Stephens Memorial Scholarship$500.00• Enrolled in a continuing education program leading to a career (e.g., CNA, EMT, advanced manufacturing, auto body)
• Preference to successful completers of an HRD class
Barnhardt Family Scholarship$500.00• Deserving students from Union County
• Enrolled in Associate in Arts Pre-major Elementary Education, Business Administration, or Accounting degree programs
• Successful completion of 24 semester hours in one of the above programs
• Minimum 2.5 GPA
BC Moore Foundation Scholarship$400.00• Anson or adjoining
• 2.5 GPA
Ben & Dot Williams Memorial Scholarship$500.00• Degree or diploma program
• Preference to Union and Anson counties; then to contiguous counties
Ben & Lillian Gray Rivers Scholarship$500.00• Criminal justice, business, early childhood, or other programs leading to a teaching credential
• Preference to students who plan to go beyond diploma level (i.e., preference to associate degree students)
• Anson or adjoining
• Full-time
• 3.0 GPA
Braswell Ambassador Scholarship$500.00 to $1000.00• Applications available through the SPCC Foundation Office
• Preference to students who do not qualify for financial aid
• Faculty letter of recommendation
• 30 hours documented Foundation service/semester FT (15 hours for PT)
• Four-semester scholarship (renewable per semester if student maintains 3.0 GPA)
• $1000/semester-full-time status or $500 per semester (6 or fewer credit hours)
• Student contract required
Brownette Sullivan McLeod Nursing Scholarship$500.00• Allied health programs with preference to practical nursing students
• Preference to Anson County
• 3.0 GPA
• Full-time
Carpenter Healthcare Scholarship$500.00• Preference to Union County
• Preference to A D N students
• 2.5+ GPA
Catherine Elizabeth Covington Endowed Scholarship$500.00• Associate degree or diploma program or enrolled at least 20 hours in an occupational continuing education program to begin or enhance a career
• Preference to Anson County residents
• Overall minimum 3.0 GPA
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company Scholarship$500.00• Preference to current employees and children of current employees of Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company
• Recipients may be enrolled in either curriculum or career-related continuing education programs
• For returning curriculum students, preference to applicants with a 2.5 or above GPA
Creative Food Concepts Scholarship$1,000.00• Preference to Union County
• Associate degree
• 3.0 GPA
• $500 per student per semester ($1,000 annual per student)
Criminal Justice Association Scholarship$300.00• Anson or Union County resident
• Criminal Justice Technology degree program
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Must be an active member of the Criminal Justice Association
• Criminal Justice Association advisor must verify activity
Dr. Jerry E. McGee Endowed Scholarship $300.00• General Education, Curriculum & Con Ed
• Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
• Union & Anson Counties
• Financial need
General Scholarship Endowment$500.00• Resident of Union or Anson County
• 3.0 GPA
• Associate degree program
GM Nameplate Scholarship$1,000.00• Manufacturing programs & certificates (technical, CNC, engineering, etc.)
• Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
• Financial need
Hoyle Lee Endowed Scholarship$500.00• Anson or adjoining
• Full-time in health technology
• Preference to practical nursing
• 2.5 GPA
• Preference to students serving in a long-term care facility
• Preference to current or previous employees of Heritage Hills Nursing Home or children of employees
Human Services Club Pursuing Excellence Scholarship$300.00• Enrolled in Human Services degree program
• Intent to transfer to a senior institution to major in a social services field; award will be paid to the senior institution upon recipient’s enrollment in a minimum of 6 credit hours
• 3.0 minimum GPA at SPCC
• Resident of Anson, Union, or adjoining county
James Bushong Memorial Scholarship$250.00• Science, math, engineering, or technology programs
• Anson County residents
James A. Hardison, Jr., Endowed Scholarship$500.00• Preference to Anson County residents
• Associate degree in business administration
• Enrolled full-time
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
Jane E. Montgomery Scholarship$250.00• Anson County resident
• Enrolled in an Associate Degree program
• Financial need
• Minimum 2.5 GPA
• $250 / semester per student (renewable up to 4 years)
Jim Muldrow Memorial Scholarship$500.00• Resident of service area (Union and Anson counties)
• Preference to students enrolled in college transfer or seeking a degree in nursing or an allied health program
John McKay Presidential Scholarship$500.00• Anson or Union
• 3.0 GPA
• Degree or diploma program
Ken Collins Memorial ScholarshipVaries• Curriculum & Con Ed
• Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
Kiwanis Club of Monroe Scholarship$500.00• Union County resident - preference to the Monroe area
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Record of community service
Las Amigas Scholarship$400.00• Anson County resident - preference Morven area
• Full-time associate degree or diploma program
• Minimum 2.0 GPA
Margie & J.B. Watson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship$500.00• Minimum 2.5 GPA
• Preference to Anson County residents
Maureen F. DeVitto Memorial Scholarship$400.00• Preference to students residing in the college service area of Anson and Union counties.
• Preference first to students enrolled in the associate degree nursing or practical nursing programs; following that, to students enrolled in other Allied Health programs.
• Preference to those applicants holding a 3.0 or above grade point average.
Pilot Club of Monroe$1,000.00• Fall and renewable for spring, if possible
Pilot Club of Monroe Criminal Justice$500.00• Fall and renewable for spring, if possible
• 2.5 minimum GPA to receive and maintain scholarship
• Enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours
• Limited to students in special education concentration of Early Childhood Education program
Presidential Scholarship$1000.00
Robert D. & Jewell H. Lee Healthcare Scholarship$500.00• Anson County residents
• Students pursuing degree in healthcare
• 2.5+ GPA
Robert D. & Jewell H. Lee Endowed Scholarship$500.00• Anson County residents
• Curriculum program
• 2.5+ GPA
Rufus Thomas Getzen Memorial Scholarship$250.00• Anson or adjoining counties
• Full-time or part-time students
• Curriculum or Continuing Education
• Funds may be used for tuition, fees, textbooks and required course supplies
SPCC Foundation General Scholarship$500.00• AHS/GED graduate program
• Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
• Union & surrounding Counties
• Financial need
State Utility Contractors Scholarship$500.00• Union or surrounding (State Utility employees or their children may reside in any county)
• Deserving students
Stephen Phillips Leary Endowment$500.00
Susan Margaret Horne Scholarship$500.00• Resident of Anson or adjoining counties
• Full-time in an Allied Health program
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Preference to practical nursing or surgical tech students and those planning to continue their education beyond the diploma level.
Tom Crooke Opportunity Fund$500.00• Curriculum & Con Ed
• Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
Trustee and Foundation Leadership Endowment$400.00• Anson or Union
• 3.0 GPA, if curriculum student
• Preference to SPCC GED graduates
• Con ed applicants must be recommended by instructor
Ty-Par Commercial Realty Endowment$500.00• Union resident
• Full or Part-time enrollment
• Vocational programs
• 2.5 GPA
• Financial Need
Union County Women's Leadership Scholarship$2500.00 ($1,250.00)• 3.0 GPA
• Union County Female Resident
• Enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours per semester
W. Cliff Martin Endowed Scholarship$500.00• Anson
• Preference to Polkton resident
• Full-time
• 3.5 GPA
Wade Manufacturing Scholarship$500.00• Preference to Wade Mfg employees, their spouses or children
• Preference to Anson residents, then counties adjoining Anson
Wadesboro Civitan ScholarshipVaries• Awarded to students admitted to an allied health program
• Preference to Anson County residents
William Dunlap Covington Endowed Scholarship$500.00• Associate degree in business technology program
• Second-year student
• Anson or adjoining
• 3.0 GPA
• Full-time
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