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Don’t let cost hold you back from earning your industry-approved credentials.

CFCC’s Economic & Workforce Development offers financial assistance to help you get the training you need.

IIANC – NCCCS Partnership Scholarship Block Grant for 2021 – 2022 Academic Year

The North Carolina Community Colleges Foundation is pleased to announce the application process for the 2021-2022 Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina – North Carolina Community College System Partnership Scholarship Block Grants. The initial scholarship funds were contributed by the North Carolina Association of Insurance Agents (NCAIA) in honor of the 50th Anniversary of NCCCS. NCAIA has provided additional scholarship funds each year since 2013. The 2021-2022 academic year scholarship block grant has been awarded to Cape Fear Community College. Eligible students will be awarded individual scholarships.

Eligible Programs
  • Accident/Sickness/Health
  • Accident/Sickness/Health ONLINE
  • Life/Accident/Sickness/Health
  • Life/Accident/Sickness/Health ONLINE
  • Pre-Licensing Life
  • Pre-Licensing Life ONLINE
  • Property and Casualty
  • Property and Casualty ONLINE
Eligibility Requirements

Students awarded a scholarship from the block grant funds must:

  • Be in good academic standing for the semester in which the course was taken
  • Be enrolled in or have completed one of the eligible courses.
  • Have completed the course.

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CFCC Foundation Scholarships

The Continuing Education Scholarship application is available for scholarship opportunities in the following programs: Electrical Lineworker, Electrical Apprenticeship, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Alarm Safety, Law Enforcement, and Nurse Aide.

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Robert C. Massengill Scholarship Application

The Cape Fear Electrical Contractors Association, Inc. established the Robert C. Massengill Scholarship Fund at CFCC in 2020 to honor the memory of Robert C. Massengill, an electrical contractor with a long history in the Wilmington area. Selected students in the Electrical Apprenticeship Level 1 course will receive a $600 scholarship to help finance the cost of tools essential to the electrical trade.

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WIOA Scholarships


Call or visit your local NCWorks Career Center today to learn if you qualify for WIOA sponsorship! Eligibility factors apply. Ask to speak to a WIOA Title I Specialist.


NCWorks Career Center – New Hanover
1994 S. 17th Street,
Wilmington, NC 28401

NCWorks Career Center – Pender
904 S. Walker Street
Burgaw, NC 28425

NCWorks Career Center – Brunswick
5300-7 Main Street
Shallotte, NC 28470

StepUp Wilmington

StepUp Wilmington Since 2003, StepUp Wilmington has supported individuals to reach their employment goals. Our process supports individuals to get and keep quality jobs, rebuild hope & self-esteem, and create opportunities for themselves. Additionally, StepUp’s program graduates are able to be considered for funding for hard skills training, contingent upon available budget. Please call or visit the StepUp Wilmington office for more information on qualifying for financial assistance!

Contact Savvy Ahlgrim, Program Manager at 910-218-1445 .
621 N. 4th Street Wilmington, NC 28401

GED Scholarships

Is the cost of the official GED exam ($20/test x 4 subject tests = $80) holding you back from taking it? If so, contact your GED-prep instructor for an application and information on qualifying for either a full (all 4 subjects) or partial (one or more subjects) GED exam scholarship.

Questions and concerns regarding this should be sent to ewdscholarships@cfcc.edu .

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