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  • Career and Technical Education
    2465 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC  28306
    Phone:  910-678-2442

    Chip Lucas
    Executive Director

  • 2024 Allied Health Scholarship Application

    The United Way Youth Growth Stock Trust has established scholarships for high school seniors enrolled in Cumberland County Schools and are registered in a Health Science Curriculum and plan to pursue a nursing or other health-related career. The scholarship awards will be $1,000 each.  Students must meet the following criteria:

    • Currently, a Cumberland County Schools high school senior, enrolled on an advanced level Health Science Education course.
    • Applied or enrolled in nursing or other health-related programs at Fayetteville Technical Community College, Sandhills Community College, Fayetteville State University, Methodist University, Campbell University or the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
    • Must agree to work in a health-related field in North Carolina for at least three years.
    • Complete a 250-word essay explaining student’s goals, education, and career expectations.
    • Complete an online application, answering all questions. Other attachments will not be considered in the selection process.
    • Official transcripts for students will be pulled by the CTE office.
    • The deadline is April 12, 2024. A Cumberland County Scholarship Selection Committee will select the winners. 



    Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC)
    offers a variety of scholarships based upon financial need, major, or academic performance. The two scholarships listed below are major endowments for current seniors. For more information, visit your high school guidance counselor or go to FTCC Financial Aid.


    1. 2024 FTCC Foundation Scholarships for High School Seniors (Deadline April 12, 2024)

    This application is for current high school seniors who plan to attend FTCC full-time (at least 12 credit hours) in Fall 2024. Students must meet the folllowing criteria:

    • Seniors must be United States citizens and a North Carolina resident 
    • Have at least an un-weighted high school academic grade point average of 2.50 or higher
    • Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA to receive any scholarship awards.

    The FTCC FAFSA school code is 007640. The deadline to apply is April 12, 2024. You will only be able to submit the application once and will not be able to edit your responses after you submit the application. 


    2. Career Pathways/YGST Scholarship (Deadline is April 12, 2024)


    • Cumberland County High School senior graduating in 2024
    • Enrollment in a North Carolina Community College within one year of high school graduation to pursue an associate degree
    • Minimum 2.5 unweighted academic grade point average (cumulative)
    • Career and Technical Education (CTE) Concentrator (This includes students completing a CTE Certificate at FTCC through High School Connections.)
    • Demonstrate a need, based on the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or an impact statement of need due to new circumstances otherwise not reflected on the FAFSA.