Scholarships Available to students of CCS

Scholarship
Brief Description
Criteria
Athnet Sports Recruiting 
Scholarship Contest
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PeopleSmart Scholarship Contest Click here for information.
The Dover Foundation Scholarship To students attending Gardner-Webb University specifically, and 
other scholarships for any other colleges as well
  • Excellent academic record
  • Leadership activities
  • Character
The CCS Educational Foundation 
A. Mickey Church Scholarship
High School seniors receive a $500 scholarship 
  • Top 20% of graduates at each school with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 4.0
The Golden LEAF Scholarship Will award up to 215 grants, each valued at 
$12,000 ($3,000 per year for up to 4 years).
  • Resident of NC
  • Enrolled a four-year NC Private/Public University
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
  • Satisfactory Academic achievement and community service
The Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship

Reward applicants who have created a presentation that
encourages fellow teens to abstain for underage drinking and
driving and/or highlights the dangers of drinking and driving.

  • Submit a creative PowerPoint brochure, website, or essay
Cleveland Community College Scholarships Senior planning to attend CCC may apply for scholarships 
ranging from 500 to 2,000 that are both merit and need based.
  • Need based consideration
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Community service
  • work experience
  • school activity participation
Lutz Scholarship
(Not available to CECHS students)
Seniors planning to attend 4 year university.   
School based nomination to the Lutz Scholarship Committee.
  • Academic accomplishments
  • school and community honors
  • financial need
Settle Community Scholarship Will provide funds to area high school graduates 
who are pursuing an education in institutions of higher learning.
  • Weighted GPA of 2.75 or higher
SECU “People Helping People” Scholarship

(Not available to CECHS students)
This scholarship worth 10,000 is for seniors in NC 
who plan to attend one of 16 constituent campuses of the UNC system
  • US Citizen and resident of NC
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstration of leadership
    • excellence of character
    • integrity
    • community involvement


For additional information and application processes for these and other available scholarships, email your school counselor directly, or schedule an office visit.

Counselor School Email
Elizabeth Edmonson Burns High ehedmonson@clevelandcountyschools.org
Karla Francis Crest High kfrancis@clevelandcountyschools.org
Madison Q. Webber Cleveland Early College mqwebber@clevelandcountyschools.org
Jill Cruise Kings Mountain High jscruise@clevelandcountyschools.org
Teresa Heffelfinger Shelby High trheffelfinger@clevelandcountyschools.org
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