North Central District ECA Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted
Alleghany County Extension and Community Association (ECA) members are proud to announce they are accepting applications for the 2017 North Central District Extension and Community Association Scholarships. The $800.00 scholarships are given to a youth and an adult who are continuing their education beyond the high school level in any field of study, but with priority given to a degree in family and consumer sciences.
A youth applicant is defined as a high school senior or a student currently enrolled in college having completed high school without a break in his /her formal education. An adult is an individual who has completed high school and has had a break in his/her formal education and now wishes to further his/her education.
All applicants must be North Carolina residents and planning to attend a North Carolina accredited college, community college or technical institute in the fall of 2017. Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:
- Financial Need 25%
- Scholarship Potential 25%
- Activities and Honors 25%
- ECA Connection 25%
The deadline for applications is February 10, 2017. The application is available here: Alleghany ECA Scholarship Application. You may also obtain an application or get more information by visiting or calling the Alleghany County Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension at 336-372-5597.
Alleghany County Extension and Community Association (ECA) has three clubs and 44 members located throughout the county. The organization’s mission is to Strengthen Families through:
- Leadership Development
- Volunteer Work
- Educational Support
- Researched-based education from North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University