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Scholarships 2014-2015

SCHOLARSHIP
AMT./YR.
ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS RESIDENCY OTHER REQUIREMENTS
BEEP varies Any Curriculum Burke County Graduate of Burke County Public Schools
Benner-Pharr $250 AS Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Academic record , FT
Blahut, Steve & Nadia $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Bobo, Ryan – Memorial $1,000 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress, Preference to J.Iverson Riddle Center employees
Breeden Family $500 Any Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Academic promise
Breeden, R.T.- Academic Merit $500 College Transfer Burke County Rising Sophomore, GPA of 3.5, FT
Bridges, Suzanne Bleynat $250 Nursing Burke County Preference to Valdese/Rutherford College residents.
Bright-Salvageot $500 Preference in Science, Engineering, Math, Healthcare, or Education Burke County Graduate of Burke County Public Schools, Financial need, Satisfactory progress, FT
Brinkley, Sam $250 Associate Degree Burke County Not eligible for Pell, Academic promise, FT
Browning, Iris $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory Progress, Have documented disabilities or preparing for education or services for people with disabilities
Burke AARP $300 Nursing Burke County Freshman
Burke County Firefighters $500-$1000 Any Curriculum None Firefighter/firefighter’s dependent, Financial need, Academic Promise, Satisfactory progress
Burke County Master Gardener Volunteer Association Scholarship $500 Horticultural Technology or Sustainable Agriculture Burke County Financial need, Satisfactory progress, HT
Burke County Medical Alliance $250 Allied Health Burke County Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Byrd, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel J. $300 Any Curriculum NC Resident Entering Freshman, Financial need, Academic record, FT
Caruso, Carlton E. $500 Marketing/Advertising Burke County Financial need, Satisfactory progress, HT
Clark, K. Harold $500 Early Childhood Education None Graduate of Burke County high school, Financial need, Academic record
Cline, Doug $250 Associate Degree None Financial need, Academic record, FT, Soph.
Cole, Chad B.- Merit Scholarship Up to $4,000 Any Curriculum Town of Drexel Graduate of Burke County Public Schools, with GPA of 3.5. Must have earned a minimum of 18 credit hours at WPCC. Must utilize the award to attend any of the public universities in NC.
Cornwell, George $250 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Corpening, William Pickney-Memorial $2,000 Any Curriculum None Not eligible for Pell, NCELG, or NCCCG -Academic record, Financial need
Corpening, William Pickney-Merit $2,200 Any Curriculum None Incoming freshmen from Burke County or McDowell High Schools, GPA of 3.25, FT
Corpening,William Pickney-Merit $2,200 Any Curriculum None Continuing student with 24 SHC earned, GPA of 3.5, FT
Cox, Gerald & Meilia Family Foundation $2,000 Nursing None Financial need, GPA of 2.5
Craft, Helen Kincaid $250 Nursing Burke County Preference to Berrytown Community of Drexel
Dale, Irene Elizabeth $250 Nursing/Pre-Nursing None None
Davis, Virginia $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress, Graduate of GED or Adult High School Programs
Duncan, Earl $350 Any Curriculum NC Resident Financial need, Academic record, FT
East Burke AARP Varies Any Curriculum Eastern Burke Financial need, Satisfactory progress, Independent student due to age (24 or older)
Edwards, James H. & Doris E. $500 Elementary Education Burke (preferred) Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Elks Lodge of Morganton $2,000 Any Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Academic record, FT
Ervin III, Sam $1,000 Paralegal Burke (preferred) Academic record, FT, Second year
Ervin, Dr. Jean C. – Presbyterian $350 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Preference given to students who are deaf or hard of hearing, or pursuing career related to the education of deaf or hard of hearing
Fitzgerald Nursery $250 Horticultural Technology Burke (preferred) Financial need, Academic promise,
Foothills Chapter NCRID $250 Interpreter Education None Financial need, Academic promise, Completed ASL 211, IPP 111, IPP 152, & IPP 153
Foothills Chapter NC Society of Surveyors $500 Surveying Technology Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, or Alexander (preferred) Financial need, Satisfactory progress, Completed one year of study in the program
Foxx, Larry $250 Any Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Galloway, Peggy – Memorial $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Academic record
Goodfellow, Raymond B. $500 AFA, Art Education, Professional Crafts Clay, DEAT None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Grace Hospital School of Nursing Alumni $500 Nursing None Admitted to ADN program, GPA of 3.0, FT
Greer, Riley Thomas $1,100 Preference in Science None Financial Need, Satisfactory progress
Hall, William $1,600 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress, Must be criminal ex-offender
Hildebrand, Johny & Abbie $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Hoyle, Margaret $250 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Hoyle, Steve $250 Criminal Justice Burke County Academic record
Huffman-Byrd Up to $3,000 Any Curriculum Town of Drexel Financial need, Academic record
Hurst, Richard B. $250 Nursing None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Inscoe, Linwood & Harriet $250 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Isenhour, Ruth Coffey $550 Nursing None Financial need, Academic Record, Completed Nursing Orientation Course
Jackson, Elizabeth Hooper $250 Allied Health, Biology, Chemistry, Substance Abuse NC Resident Financial need, Academic record, FT
Jaynes, Naomi & Oval Up to $1,000 Nursing Burke County Financial need, Academic record, FT
Jones-Pons $450 Nursing None Financial need, Academic record
Keller, Lola B. $300 Nursing Burke/Adjoining counties Financial need, Academic record
Kitty Petrie Alpha Delta Kappa varies College Transfer NC Resident Financial Need, Teaching as a career goal
Lovelace, Louis A. $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Academic record
Lowdermilk, Margaret $250 Nursing Burke (preferred) Financial need, Academic record
McAdams, Robert $250 Education Burke County Burke County High School graduate (prefence given to East Burke HS graduates, Finacnial need, Satisfactory progress, FT
McGalliard, W. Russell $500 College Transfer Burke-Caldwell County Financial need, Academic promise
Morganton High School Class of ’72 $500 Any Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Academic record, FT
Morse, Michael J. – Memorial $250 Any Curriculum Burke County Prefer member, or related to member, of Waldensian Presbyterian Church, FT
NAACP- Martin Luther King $250 Any Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Academic record
Ollis, Rebecca $250 Paralegal or Office Systems None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Oxford Scholarship for the Arts $500 Performing or Visual Arts None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Patton, Ann C. $250 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Patton, R. L. $1,000 Any Curriculum Burke County Academic record, FT
Patton, R. L. – Memorial $300 AFA (preferred) Burke County Financial need, Academic record
Poteat, Raymond & Arlene $1,000 Engineering or Nursing None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Powell, Clark Douglas $1,000 Any Curriculum None Freedom HS Grad, Financial need, Satisfactory Progress, HS Athlete Preferred
Reading, Ed $500 AA in Journalism, Social Science or Political Science None Financial need, Academic record, FT
Richardson, William Lee Varies Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Rostan, JP & IG $500 Business or Accounting Burke (preferred) Financial need, Satisfactory progress
Rostan, Jr., John P. $500 Nursing Burke County Financial need, Academic record
Rostan, Naomi $500 Nursing Burke County Financial need, Academic record
Setzer, Libby $300 Dental Assisting None Financial need, Academic record
SGL Carbon Machining $1,000 Computer Integrated Machining None Financial need, Academic record, recommendation
Shell, M. E. $250 Pre-ministerial or Nursing Preferred Burke County Financial need, Academic promise
Sitton, J. Bailey $500 Any Curriculum Burke County Burke County Public High School Graduate/Resident of MHA, Academic record
Sossoman, JC & SB $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Satisfactory Progress
State Employees Credit Union Foundation $2,500 Any Curriculum North Carolina Financial Need, EFC between $3,601-$5,000, GPA 2.5 or higher
Stuenkel, Jan C. $1,000 Nursing None Second year, GPA of 3.0 or higher, One letter of recommendation from a full time Nursing instructor and one letter regarding community service
Sweazey, Sandra $250 Nursing None Academic promise, FT
Taylor, Othenia $250 Nursing None Financial need, Satisfactory Progress, FT
Toner, James “Bud” $1,000 Computer Integrated Machining None Financial need, Academic record, recommendation
Turner, Margaret Cuthbertson $500 Any Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Academic record, FT
Unrestricted General $500 Any Curriculum NC Resident Financial need, Academic record
Wachovia $500 Any Curriculum None Financial need, Academic promise, FT
Western Piedmont Foundation Up to $1,000 Any Curriculum NC Resident Financial need
Whalen, Michael $200 College Transfer Any County Financial need, Academic record
Williams, George & Wilma $250 Nursing Burke (preferred) Financial need, Academic record
Winchester, Lanie $500 Any Curriculum Burke County Financial need, Academic Record, FT
*Award amounts listed are 2013-14 awards. Amounts awarded each year vary depending upon investment return.
DATE POSTED: 2/6/2014

Additional information and applications can be found in the Financial Aid Rack in Student Services or by contacting Tonja Suttles, Financial Aid Counselor, in Hildebrand Hall 119 or at 828.448-3597.