Our Opportunities

Welcome to the WCC Scholarship Application page!

Get started today! Click the “Sign In” button to access the WCC Scholarship General Application. You will sign in using your WCC student user name and password.

Applicants will only need to complete one general scholarship application to be considered for all of the Wilkes Community College scholarships. Completion of the general scholarship application allows students access to a variety of scholarship opportunities available on our campus.

The priority scholarship deadline for applications is July 1

The scholarship application will close on September 30th.

You must complete the FAFSA to be eligible for a WCC Scholarship.

Please note: No action needed on the scholarships listed below. For information only. Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funds each year.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
To Be Determined A Step Up Leadership Scholarship
A Step-Up Leadership Scholarship was established by the WCC Foundation to be awarded to high school graduates each year from each high school in...
A Step-Up Leadership Scholarship was established by the WCC Foundation...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Adrienne Necessary Memorial Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship, in memory of Adrienne Louise Necessary, preference is given to a long-term resident of Wilkes County. First...
Established as an endowed scholarship, in memory of Adrienne Louise...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Ambrose Reeves Memorial Auto Endowed
Established in 1991, the Ambrose Reeves scholarship rewards excellence in skill and academics in Automotive Technologies by the descendants of John...
Established in 1991, the Ambrose Reeves scholarship rewards excellence...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Bill Young Memorial Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship in memory of Bill Young, this scholarship is awarded to a student who has a need for financial assistance,...
Established as an endowed scholarship in memory of Bill Young, this...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Blanche P McNeill Endowed
Established in 1990, in memory of Blanche Parsons McNeill, scholarships are awarded to students with interest in becoming a teacher. Students must...
Established in 1990, in memory of Blanche Parsons McNeill, scholarships...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Bob C Thompson Endowed
Established in 1978, by retired WCC Director of Guidance Services, Bob C. Thompson, scholarships are to be awarded to students residing in...
Established in 1978, by retired WCC Director of Guidance Services, Bob...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Bonnie L Rhodes Endowed
Established in 1988 as an endowed scholarship, the Rhodes scholarship is awarded to full-time students in any one- or two-year program and will be...
Established in 1988 as an endowed scholarship, the Rhodes scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Building Construction Technology Endowed
Established July 31, 1996, by the WCC Endowment Corporation. Funding was made possible through the construction of the Childcare Facility at the...
Established July 31, 1996, by the WCC Endowment Corporation. Funding was...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Carl. W. Haigh Endowed
Established in 1974, the Carl W. Haigh Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to students obtaining a Culinary Arts or business-related degree....
Established in 1974, the Carl W. Haigh Memorial Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Charles and Grace Elledge / Lura Myers Endowed
The Charles and Grace Elledge / Lura Myers Endowed Scholarship supports students enrolled in the fine arts programs (drama or music related)....
The Charles and Grace Elledge / Lura Myers Endowed Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Chelsie and Dare Edmiston McNeil Memorial Endowed
Established in 1985, in memory of Chelsie and Dare Edmiston McNeil, awards may be made to students on the basis of academic potential and financial...
Established in 1985, in memory of Chelsie and Dare Edmiston McNeil,...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Chris Austin Music Endowed
Established in 1993, the Chris Austin Music Scholarship is awarded to students based upon financial need, academic potential, high moral standards,...
Established in 1993, the Chris Austin Music Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Eddie G Lyle
The Eddie G. Lyle Scholarship Fund was established by Christopher Bare in honor of Eddie G. Lyle. It was created in recognition of his selfless...
The Eddie G. Lyle Scholarship Fund was established by Christopher Bare...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Elizabeth Cowles Finley Memorial DAR Endowed
Established in 1985 as an endowed scholarship, scholarships are awarded to students who show academic potential, good character, leadership,...
Established in 1985 as an endowed scholarship, scholarships are awarded...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Fred C Lovette Memorial Endowed
Established in 1988 as an endowed scholarship honoring C. Fred Lovette, scholarships are awarded to cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies....
Established in 1988 as an endowed scholarship honoring C. Fred Lovette,...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Gary and Christopher Lee McNeil Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship, created in memory of Gary and Christopher McNeil, awards may be made to students on the basis of a strong...
Established as an endowed scholarship, created in memory of Gary and...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by Gene Haas Foundation for students who are enrolled full time in Applied Engineering. Candidates must have...
This scholarship has been established by Gene Haas Foundation for...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Gertrude Elliott Allied Health Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1993, in memory of Gertrude Elliott, scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic potential,...
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1993, in memory of Gertrude...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined H V and Betty Douglas Endowed
Established in 1997, this scholarship honors the memory of H.V. “Vess” and Betty H. Douglas. Recipients must have a financial need and may be...
Established in 1997, this scholarship honors the memory of H.V. “Vess”...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Hubert Douglas Brewer Memorial Endowed
Established in 1998, in memory of Hubert Douglas Brewer, scholarships may be awarded based upon high moral standards; applicant interest in...
Established in 1998, in memory of Hubert Douglas Brewer, scholarships...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined J B Hash Endowed
Established in 1983, this scholarship fund provides scholarships to needy and deserving students who attend Grayson County High School, North...
Established in 1983, this scholarship fund provides scholarships to...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined James Richard Absher Endowed
Established in 1978, in memory of James Richard Absher, first priority is given to a senior at West Wilkes High School. The recipient must be...
Established in 1978, in memory of James Richard Absher, first priority...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Jean E Hoss Nursing Endowed
This endowed scholarship was established in 1978, in memory of Samuel E. and Jean E. Hoss. Recipients must be enrolled full- or part-time in the...
This endowed scholarship was established in 1978, in memory of Samuel E....
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Jessica L Jensen Endowed
Established in 2008, the Jessica Lynn Jensen Scholarship is awarded to a female student with a 3.0 GPA from high school/community college that is...
Established in 2008, the Jessica Lynn Jensen Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Joe E Faw Endowed
Established in 1982, as an endowed scholarship in memory of Joe Faw as a tribute for the many years Mr. Faw spent working in the home building...
Established in 1982, as an endowed scholarship in memory of Joe Faw as a...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Joe Oliver and Lillie Bryan Brewer Endowed
Consideration for this scholarship will be given to all applicants, with emphasis being on those applicants residing in Wilkes, Ashe, or Alleghany...
Consideration for this scholarship will be given to all applicants, with...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Joel Motsinger Endowed
Established in 1979 as an endowed scholarship, awards may be made to students on the basis of academic potential and financial need. Employees or...
Established in 1979 as an endowed scholarship, awards may be made to...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined John and Grace Shepherd Endowed
This scholarship is in memory of John Green and Grace Jennings Shepherd, parents of Carol Madge Shepherd. Mr. and Mrs. Shepherd were both natives...
This scholarship is in memory of John Green and Grace Jennings Shepherd,...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined John N Bennett Endowed
Established in 1989 for radiography students, priority is given to second year, full-time radiography students with a financial need. Applicants...
Established in 1989 for radiography students, priority is given to...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Johnson Jay Anderson Endowed
This scholarship was established in 1992, in memory of Johnson Jay Anderson, former WCC instructor and Curator of the James Larkin Pearson Library....
This scholarship was established in 1992, in memory of Johnson Jay...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Joseph R and Roxine Early DeMaio Endowed
Consideration for this scholarship will be given to all applicants, with emphasis being on those applicants residing in Wilkes, Ashe, or Alleghany...
Consideration for this scholarship will be given to all applicants, with...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Judge and Mrs Robert Gambill Endowed
Established in 1967, the Judge and Mrs. Robert W. Gambill Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students residing in Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany...
Established in 1967, the Judge and Mrs. Robert W. Gambill Endowed...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Kyle M. Gentry Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by Steve Gentry in memory of his father Kyle M. Gentry. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full time in...
This scholarship has been established by Steve Gentry in memory of his...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Leon and JoAnn Brewer Endowed
This scholarship was established in 2002 to honor Leon and Jo Ann Brewer. Scholarships are awarded to students with academic potential and...
This scholarship was established in 2002 to honor Leon and Jo Ann...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Lewis Williams Endowed
Established in 1992 to honor the retirement of C. Lewis Williams from Ithaca Industries, Inc., this scholarship may be awarded to any student who...
Established in 1992 to honor the retirement of C. Lewis Williams from...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Lori S Shumate Memorial Nursing Endowed
Established in 2012, the Lori Shaffner Shumate Scholarship will be awarded to a female student who is 30 years old or older. The student must be...
Established in 2012, the Lori Shaffner Shumate Scholarship will be...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Lucille Green Lowe Nursing Endowed
Established by Lucille Green Lowe as an endowed scholarship in 1990, scholarships are awarded to nursing students who have a financial need, are of...
Established by Lucille Green Lowe as an endowed scholarship in 1990,...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Margaret R Lovette Memorial Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1975, in memory of Margaret R. Lovette, scholarships may be awarded to full- or part-time students...
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1975, in memory of Margaret R....
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Millard Hansford Eller Memorial Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1999, in memory of Millard Hansford Eller, recipients must have a financial need, have good grades and a...
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1999, in memory of Millard...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Milton James Ingram Sr Endowed
The Milton James Ingram, Sr. Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship established in 1969. Consideration is given to students with great academic...
The Milton James Ingram, Sr. Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Ray Stroud Memorial Endowed
Established in 2003, the Ray G. Stroud Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in an Automotive or Collision Repair program.
Established in 2003, the Ray G. Stroud Memorial Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Roaring Gap Fund Scholarship
The Roaring Gap Fund Scholarship provides aid to Alleghany residents who are enrolled full time in an associate degree program. The scholarship is...
The Roaring Gap Fund Scholarship provides aid to Alleghany residents who...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Ron and Ennis Davis Endowed
This scholarship honors the memory of Ron and Ennis Davis and is awarded to students that graduate from an Ashe County high school, have a good...
This scholarship honors the memory of Ron and Ennis Davis and is awarded...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Scott Thompson Memorial Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship in memory of Scott Thompson, son of WCC’s first president, H.E. Thompson, scholarships are awarded to...
Established as an endowed scholarship in memory of Scott Thompson, son...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined T E Story Endowed
This scholarship was established by the family, friends, and colleagues of T.E. Story, Jr. and Sr. Preference is given to students residing in...
This scholarship was established by the family, friends, and colleagues...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Ted Roosevelt Nichols Memorial Endowed
Established in 1989 as an endowed scholarship, Nichols scholarship awards are made to students on the basis of academic potential and financial...
Established in 1989 as an endowed scholarship, Nichols scholarship...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined The Ashby H. Cleary Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in memory of Ashby H. Cleary. Candidates may be enrolled full time or part time in any WCC associates program. ...
This scholarship was established in memory of Ashby H. Cleary. ...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined The Henry Moore Golf Classic Memorial Scholarship
The golf tournament is named for the late Henry Moore. The scholarship is awarded to students from Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany who are eligible...
The golf tournament is named for the late Henry Moore. The scholarship...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Thomas C Bowie Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1998, in memory of Thomas Bowie, scholarships are awarded annually to students with financial need and...
Established as an endowed scholarship in 1998, in memory of Thomas...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020
To Be Determined Tommy McLean Memorial Endowed
Established as an endowed scholarship in memory of Tommy McLean, preference is given to Building Construction Technology students enrolled...
Established as an endowed scholarship in memory of Tommy McLean,...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: To Be Determined
Deadline07/01/2020