Academic Achievement & Progress

Audrey Kay Canady Art and Music Scholarship

This scholarship, funded by an endowment established by Kay S. Canady, is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in Art or Music studies. Recipient must be a Columbus County resident. Preference to graduates of South Columbus High School. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Carl Meares, Sr. Scholarship

An endowment scholarship was established through a request from Carl Meares, Sr., to provide scholarships to students who maintain academic progress.

Cartrette Family Scholarship

An endowment was established by the James Allen Cartrette family to provide scholarships to students who maintain satisfactory academic progress.

Columbus-Whiteville Retired School Personnel Scholarship

This scholarship is funded with gifts from the members of the Columbus-Whiteville Retired School Personnel organization. This scholarship is to provide financial assistance for textbook expenses. Recipients must have earned a 3.0 GPA in previous educational work and be enrolled in the Pre-teaching, Early Childhood, or College Transfer curriculum with specific plans for teaching.

Daniel Otto and Flossie White Hinson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was funded by a gift from Frederick and Joann Hinson. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in either a Nursing, Business or Pre-Teaching program at SCC. The recipient must be a graduate of a Columbus County High School and have a 3.0 GPA in previous academic endeavors.

Danny and Stevie Peyton Scholarship

This scholarship, in memory of Danny and Stevie Peyton, is awarded to a Columbus County resident who is a single parent or a child of a single parent. Applicants must submit and essay and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Dr. John F. Munroe Medical Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. John D. Hodgson and Dr. David A. Martin, Jr., owners of Southeast Diagnostics, and is awarded to a student enrolled full time in the Nursing program. The recipient must be a Columbus County resident and be the child of a practicing nurse. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Eleen Williams Nursing Scholarship

This nursing scholarship was established by Johnny R. Williams in memory of his mother, Eleen Williams, a practicing nurse for 43 years in Columbus County. The scholarship is awarded to a recipient for two consecutive years. The recipient must be a resident of Columbus County, be accepted into the Associate Degree Nursing program at the time of award and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Esther and Wilbur Smith Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship was established by family and friends of Esther and Wilbur Smith to provide financial assistance to a full-time nursing student.This scholarship will be funded with an annual gift from Jeffrey and Donna DeMoss and family members. The recipient must be pursuing a therapy-related career such as music, physical, speech or occupational therapy or special education. A 3.2 GPA is required.

Evelyn & Georgia Floyd Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is funded from the estates of sisters Evelyn and Georgia Floyd. Recipients must have earned a 3.0 GPA and be an Education major at SCC.

 Fox Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Amy Fox Schmitzer, in honor of Elizabeth Fox Fields and Leon M. Fox, Jr.
Recipients must be enrolled in an ADN program at SCC and must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

The Hillary M. Hawks Pharmacy Technology Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in the Pharmacy Technician Program. The student must have achieved a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is given by Walgreen’s Pharmacist, Dr. Hillary M. Hawks, originally of Whiteville.

Helen A. Hilton Honorary Scholarship

This scholarship will be funded with with the income from an endowment by her son, Richard Bryant, Jr. of Fayetteville, NC. Recipient must be a female with a 3.5 GPA.

Horace and Linda Carter Tabor/Loris Tribune Scholarship

This scholarship, funded by an endowment from W. Horace and Linda Carter, is awarded to graduates of either South Columbus, Green Sea-Floyds, or Loris High School. Preference is given to students who demonstrate an interest in a career in journalism. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Norma Sidbury Stroscio Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

Mrs. Stroscio was noted for the dedication she brought to her career as a nurse. She mentored many nursing students. Her daughter, Gail Stroscio Jones, her son, Michael A. Stroscio, and an anonymous donor funded this scholarship in her memory. The recipient must be accepted into either the ADN or LPN program at SCC and have a 3.0 GPA.

Mack Canady, Jr. Agricultural Technology Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, funded by an endowment established by Kay S. Canady, is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Agricultural Biotechnology program. Recipients must be Columbus County residents and preference is given to graduates of South Columbus High School. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Ray Scholarship

Mr. and Mrs. Royce Ray established this scholarship for students enrolled in either the Associate Degree Music or Nursing Program. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

William “Bill” F. & Sarah Spivey Norris and Broadus Turbeville  Memorial Scholarship

This memorial scholarship was named by Lynda F. Turbeville and Samuel P. Gaskins of Sanford. The $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a Columbus County resident enrolled in the College Transfer Program. A 3.0 GPA is required.