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To be considered for a scholarship, a student must complete the FAFSA. A scholarship committee composed of several faculty and staff members of Bladen Community College screen potential scholarship applicants to consider requests and make awards for the various scholarships available.
Eugene Anderson Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by a local businessman and community leader, Mr. Gene Anderson, to provide students with outstanding academic promise and a need for financial assistance the opportunity to further their education.
Basic Skills Scholarship
The Basic Skills department awards two scholarships annually. The recipients will be the student with the highest GPA in the Adult High School (AHS) program and the student with the highest GPA in the General Equivalency Diploma GED) program. The scholarships are activated upon registration in the semester immediately following their graduation.
Bladen Community College Ambassador
The Bladen Community College Foundation awards scholarships annually to three or four students who display leadership ability and who will represent the college throughout the school year at various functions and activities. The scholarships provide for partial payment of tuition, books, and fees.
Bladen Community College Faculty Senate
The Faculty Senate awards one scholarship per year. This scholarship will pay for tuition, activity fees, and books for the fall and spring semesters.
Bladen Community College Foundation Merit
The Bladen Community College Foundation board established the Foundation Merit
Scholarship to be awarded to the marshal with the highest GPA. The Scholarship is awarded to help cover a portion of the tuition and fees for the student’s second year at BCC.
Bladen County Commissioners Scholarship
This scholarship, given annually from the Bladen County Commissioners, assists Bladen
County students who are enrolled full time, with tuition, fees, and books.
Bladen We Care Allied Health
The Bladen We Care Allied Health Scholarship was given to provide scholarships annually to students enrolled in the Allied Health programs at Bladen Community College. The recipient of this Scholarship must commit to working in Bladen County upon graduation.
Bladen We Care UNCP Allied Health
The Bladen We Care UNCP Allied Health Scholarship was established to assist Bladen
Community College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) graduates who wish to further their education in the UNC Pembroke BSN Program.
Houston & Irene Brisson
This scholarship was established in memory of two of our area’s outstanding citizens,
Houston and Irene Brisson, to assist high school graduates who are enrolled in a Nursing
Program and have outstanding academic abilities and a need for financial assistance.
Robert C. Clark
This scholarship was established in memory of former Clarkton native and Mayor, Robert C. Clark, who was dedicated to helping others throughout his life.
The Clark Brothers Scholarship was established by Manly, Giles, David, and Rogers Clark. It was established to assist high school graduates who have outstanding academic abilities and a need for financial assistance to further their goal of a college education.
James B. Collins
This scholarship is given in memory by the family and friends of James B. Collins who passed away in the line of duty. A scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student enrolled in the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program.
Edward J. Cox
This scholarship was given by Ruth Cox Church in memory of her brother Mr. Edward J. Cox, who was a champion of education in Bladen County and one of the original Bladen Community College Trustees.
Elizabethtown Rotary Club
The Elizabethtown Rotary Club is a voluntary organization made up of business and professional leaders who take an active role in their Communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives. Encouraging high ethical standards and respect for all worthy vocations has been a hallmark of Rotary from its earliest days. The motto of Rotary is “Service above Self”. With this in mind, the Elizabethtown Rotary Club has established an annual scholarship of $500 to be given to a graduating senior at each high school.
Alma Parker Farris Scholarship
The Alma Parker Farris Scholarship was given by Ms. Farris to recognize a student who is seeking a degree in the business field. Preference will be given to a female student. This scholarship will be funded annually to cover tuition for the fall and spring semesters.
Four County EMC Scholarship
The Four County EMC Scholarship was established to give assistance to students who are residents of Bladen County and who maintain a 2.5 GPA.
Golden Leaf Scholarship
The Golden Leaf Scholarship provides assistance to students who demonstrate financial need and reside in a rural county that is tobacco dependent and/or economically distressed.
Invest In Bladen
The overall purpose of this fund is to expand educational opportunities for the citizens of Bladen County. This fund is primarily to be utilized as student assistance through scholarships, loans, and grants. Two faculty stipends for faculty teaching excellence.
Lynn & Iris King Teaching Scholarship
The Lynn and Iris King Scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Lynn Grey King, Sr., a long time educator in Bladen County. Mr. King served as the second president of Bladen Community College from 1985 – 1997. This scholarship is to assist high school graduates who have outstanding academic abilities and a need for financial assistance to further their goal of a college education.
Cecil W. McClure
Cecelia Davis, in memory of her father, Cecil W. McClure, former welding instructor at Bladenboro High School, endowed a scholarship in his memory.
Mike W. Merritt
This scholarship was established in memory of Mike W. Merritt who was a 1992 graduate of East Bladen High School and who at the time of his passing worked for the Town of White Lake and as a member of the White Lake Volunteer Fire Department. This scholarship embraces Mike’s belief that we are not just here to further our own ends, but are here to contribute to a larger purpose.
Charles Munn Jr.
The Charles Munn Jr. Scholarship had been established to honor the memory of Charles Munn Jr., a deacon of Pleasant Union Baptist Church for over 42 years, Town Councilman of East Arcadia, and dedicated trustee of Bladen Community College.
Louis & Louise Parker
This scholarship is given by the family of Louis F. Parker, a former member of the Bladen Community College Board of Trustees. Mr. Parker was one of the founding trustees and faithfully served the college until his death.
Sam & Helen Kelly Parker
This scholarship fund was established by Edward W. and Agnes Parker Najam of Bloomington, Indiana, in memory of Sam and Helen Kelly Parker, Mrs. Najam’s parents. Sam and Helen Parker were long time citizens of Elizabethtown and quite active in the city’s business and community life.
James & Gladys Powell
This Scholarship is given by the family of James R. Powell, a former member of the College Board of Trustees.
Mary Alice Scoggins
The Mary Alice Scoggins Scholarship was established in memory or Mary Alice Scoggins for deserving students enrolled in the College Transfer Program at Bladen Community College.
The Star Telephone Membership Corporation Scholarship Program was established to assist high school graduates who have outstanding academic abilities and a need for financial assistance to further their goal of a college education.
State Employee and Credit Union Scholarship
The State Employee Credit Union Foundation has established this two-year scholarship program to assist North Carolina Community College students achieve success.
Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship
The Wells Fargo Technical Scholarship is given by Wells Fargo to full-time students enrolled in the second year of a two-year educational/technical program and who demonstrate financial need and scholastic promise.
The David F. Yarborough Scholarship was established in memory of David F. Yarborough for students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. David had a sincere love and concern for people, and it is appropriate that this scholarship be awarded to students at Bladen Community College striving to achieve their Associate Degree in Nursing.