Apply NOW for Opportunity Scholarships to VCCS!


The 2018-19 OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION went online THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1st. Qualifying applicants will receive $4,200 per student, per year in tuition to VCCS. Hurry! Apply early! Awards will be announced beginning in March.
Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding.   In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths. — Proverbs 3:5-6 (AMPC)
 
TO QUALIFY, APPLICANTS MUST MEET ALL CONDITIONS IN COLUMN 1, OR JUST 1 CONDITION IN COLUMN 2.
COLUMN 1
COLUMN 2 

(a) Is a legal resident of North Carolina;

(b) Resides in a Household with an Income not in excess of one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of the amount required for the student to qualify for the federal free or reduced-price lunch program for the school year for which the student is applying, as set forth in the Income Eligibility Guidelines;
(c) Will not be enrolled in a North Carolina public school to which he or she has been assigned as provided in G.S. § 115C-366 for the Semester in which the student is receiving the Scholarship;
(d) Is eligible to attend a North Carolina public school pursuant to G.S. § 115C-364 and 366;
(e) Has reached or will reach the age of 5 or older on or before August 31;
(f) Is younger than 22 as of the date of the beginning of the Semester;
(g) Has not been placed in an Eligible School or facility by a public agency at public expense;
(h) Has not been enrolled full-time in a post-secondary (college) institution;
(i) Does not have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
1. Received a Scholarship the previous Semester;
2. Was a full-time student assigned to and attending a North Carolina public school pursuant to G.S. § 115C-366 or a Department of Defense School located in North Carolina for at least seventy-five (75) school days of the prior Spring Semester;
3. Is entering either kindergarten or the first grade;
4. Is a child in foster care as defined in G.S. § 131D-10.2(9);
5. Is adopted and has an adoption decree that was signed by the clerk not more than one year prior to the submission of the student’s Program application; or
6. Is a child whose Parent is on full-time duty status in the Active Uniformed Service.
For details on the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Fund, click Here !
This scholarship is an answer to prayer! So don’t assume you don’t qualify.
Just apply & trust the Lord to come through for you. But don’t delay
because once the money is gone, it’s gone!