CFCC Foundation offers scholarships to local high school seniors

The Cape Fear Community College Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual merit scholarships, which are open to all high school seniors in New Hanover and Pender counties.

The CFCC Foundation awards ten merit scholarships annually to deserving New Hanover and Pender County seniors who exhibit academic excellence. Each selected Merit Scholar is eligible to receive an $1,800 scholarship for his/her first year at CFCC.

To qualify for a merit scholarship, applicants must be a current high school senior in a New Hanover or Pender County school, enroll in Cape Fear Community College in a curriculum program, demonstrate academic potential through high school grades (3.0 weighted GPA), class rank (top 25%) and aptitude tests, submit a letter of recommendation from the high school principal, guidance counselor, or high school teacher and be a U.S. citizen or documented alien.

Completed applications are due March 29, 2013. Please go to to access the 2013 application. Applications can be e-mailed to Kay Warren at or call (910) 362-7331 for further assistance.