Study-Based Scholarships

Agricultural Biotechnology

Clyde W. Morris Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Clyde W. Morris by his sister, Hilda Morris Small and her husband, Billy Small. Recipients must be enrolled in the Agricultural Biotechnology Program at SCC.

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.

Arts & Music Scholarships

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 the Art or Music program. Recipients must be a Columbus County resident. Preference is given to graduates of South Columbus High School. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Charles R. Long Scholarship

The Charles R. Long Scholarship was established to provide an annual scholarship to students in a business curriculum (emphasis on accounting) or in music or another liberal arts program. Recipients must demonstrate leadership potential and citizenship.

Hannah Grace DeMoss Scholarship

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.

Helen Dasher High Music Scholarship

This scholarship will be funded with the income from an endowment established by Sarah Helen High Clagett, Robert O. High, Jr., Williams Dasher High and Walter Bankston High. Recipients must have earned a 2.0 GPA, be enrolled as a full-time student in the Music program at SCC, be a Columbus County resident, and be a graduate of a public or Christian school in Columbus County.

 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.

Richard F. Burdkhardt Memorial Music Scholarship

This scholarship is funded from a trust initiated by the late Richard F. Burkhardt, long-time music instructor at SCC. Recipients must have earned and maintained a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled full-time in the Music program at SCC.

Business & Banking Scholarships

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.

Dennis Grainger Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, in memory of Dennis Grainger, is funded by Carolyn Grainger and awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Business program. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Garrell-Yam City-Time Saver Scholarship

In the awarding of this scholarship, preference is given to employees or their dependents of Yam City Oil Co. and Time Saver Stores. Recipients must be graduates of a Columbus County high school, preferably South Columbus. Recipients should be majoring in business.

Long Scholarship

The Charles R. Long Scholarship was established to provide an annual scholarship to students in a business curriculum (emphasis on accounting) or in music or another liberal arts program. Recipients must demonstrate leadership potential and citizenship.

Tedder Memorial Scholarship

The Jeanette P. Tedder Memorial Scholarship provides scholarships to students in the Banking and Finance curriculum. Recipients may be enrolled part time.

Computer Information Technology

Kathy Todd Book Fund

This scholarship was established by friends and family of former SCC employee Kathy Todd and provides financial assistance for textbook purchases. Recipients must be a Columbus County resident, be enrolled in the Computer Information Technology or Office Systems Technology programs, and must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Criminal Justice

Jesse Roland Barker Criminal Justice Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship, funded by Kelly Barker Horne, is to be awarded annually to a student in the Criminal Justice Technology Program. A 2.5 GPA is required.

Education

Columbus-Whiteville Retired School Personnel Scholarship

This scholarship is funded with gifts from the members of the Columbus-Whiteville Retired School Personnel organization. Recipients must have earned a 2.5 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.

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.

Engineering

Comstock Scholarships

These scholarships, made available through the James A. Comstock Memorial Trust, are for students planning to complete a 2-year Engineering degree.

Forest Management Technology

Lewis A. Sikes Foundation Forestry Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship award is made to a student who is a resident of either Columbus County, North Carolina or Horry County, South Carolina. Recipients must have completed two semesters as a full-time Forest Management Technology student at SCC and earned a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Medicine, Health & Nursing Scholarships

Ashley Poovey Memorial Scholarship

This $500 scholarship in memory of Ashley Poovey is awarded to graduates of Whiteville High School who choose to pursue a career in the Pharmacy Technology program. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Casey/Briley Nursing Scholarship

Gifts to the SCC Foundation from the families of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Casey and Dr. and Mrs. Brantley Briley have funded this endowed scholarship. Dr. Brantley Briley is a former SCC President. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has been accepted into the Associate Degree Nursing Program at SCC.

Chadbourn Presbyterian Church Nursing Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship, funded annually by the members of the church, is designated for a student accepted into either the ADN or LPN programs who is also a resident of Columbus County.

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.

Hannah Grace DeMoss Scholarship

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.

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.

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.

Hoskins Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship was established through a trust set up by Dr. and Mrs. William H. Hoskins to assist students in any nursing curriculum (except continuing education).

Judy V. Smith Nursing Scholarship

This $600 scholarship in memory of Judy V. Smith, a long-time employee of SCC, is awarded to Associate Degree Nursing students who have earned and continue to maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Mary T. Meares Memorial Scholarship

The family of Mary Meares established this scholarship to be awarded from her estate to a student accepted into an Allied Health program at SCC. The recipient must be a member of Hinson’s Crossroads Baptist Church.

Medical Laboratory Technology Scholarship

This tuition scholarship provides funds to sophomore students while enrolled in the clinical portion of the MLT program. Recipients must have a cumulative 2.5 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.

Peggy Yoder Blackmon Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is to provide a scholarship annually to a Nursing student who aspires to devote his/her life to the nursing profession. The scholarship continues to be funded with gifts from the family and friends of Peggy Yoder Blackmon.  The recipient must be accepted in a nursing program at the time of the award, have earned a 2.5 GPA or better in previous academic work and maintain satisfactory progress in accordance with college guidelines in order to retain the scholarship, and must be a resident of Columbus County.

Platt Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by the family and friends of the late Natalie Padrick Platt, a graduate of SCC’s Nursing Program. The recipient must be a resident of Columbus County, be a first-year student in the Associate Degree Nursing Program and maintain a 2.7 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.

Rhone Sasser Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC Honorary

This scholarship was named in honor of Mr. Sasser by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Board of Trustees for his 22 years of service on that board. The recipient must be enrolled in an Allied Health curriculum at SCC.

Thompson Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Wray Thompson to assist Nursing students at SCC. Recipients must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Other

Marjorie Tyndall Upward Bound Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who have been enrolled in SCC’s Upward Bound Program for at least two years and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicants must complete a special application and submit two letters of reference and a high school transcript to the Upward Bound staff.

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.