ECA Educational Scholarship Opportunity

— Written By N.C. Cooperative Extension

Each year NC Extension & Community Association, Inc. (ECA) offers educational scholarships to NC youth and adults who are pursuing a college education in North Carolina. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students in obtaining a degree at any North Carolina college, in any field of study, with priority given to Family and Consumer Sciences. (Part-time students must carry no less than six (6) hours per semester and  full-time students must carry no less than twelve (12) hours per semester.) Each of the five North Carolina Cooperative Extension districts award two $800 scholarships (to one youth and one adult.)

The application criteria includes:

  • Activities and Honors – 25%
  • Connection and Involvement with Cooperative Extension (NCCES) – 25%
  • Financial Need – 25%
  • Scholarship Potential – 25%

Applications must be returned to: Mrs. Joan Parrish, 130 S. Post Road, Suite-1, Shelby, NC 28152, by February 1, 2016. Please contact Nancy Abasiekong, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, (704) 482-4365) if you need additional information. We look forward to receiving applications from your seniors. Thank you.