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Dan Grubb/SCCAlonza Royal, right, Human Resource Development Coordinator for Sampson Community College, goes over SECU scholarship forms with a student.
Dan Grubb/SCCAlonza Royal, right, Human Resource Development Coordinator for Sampson Community College, goes over SECU scholarship forms with a student.
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The State Employees Credit Union, through the generosity of its members have established the “People Helping People” scholarship program to assist students across North Carolina obtain their educational goals. The program accounts for $4 million worth of scholarships for students who participate in Continuing Education programs around the state and has contributed more than $32 million to the cause since 2005.


Designed to help meet the needs of North Carolina’s unemployed and underemployed citizens, SECU Foundation will fund ten $750 Continuing Education Scholarships to be awarded to eligible students at each of the 58 NC Community College campuses, to include Sampson Community College.


SECU Continuing Education Scholarship program will focus on assisting unemployed and underemployed adults, military veterans, and members of the National Guard with marketable job skills for future employment. Participants must be enrolled in a program that leads to a state recognized or industry supported credentials.


The Scholarship awards are given to students enrolled in short-term training programs that lead to a state regulated and/or industry recognized credential. This type of Scholarship assists students with registration fees, books, certification Fees, and course supplies.


More information about the scholarships and who can apply can be found at www.ncsecufounation.org/Scholarships.html and students wanting to study at Sampson Community College can contact Alonza Royal at 910-592-7176, ext. 4014 or at aroyal@sampsoncc.edu

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