Scholarships

The Surry Community College Foundation, Inc., provides scholarships for students having financial need and meeting other specified criteria. This form of aid is made possible by business, industry, and individuals who have contributed to this non-profit organization.

A number of local scholarships are provided by various clubs, organizations, businesses, and individuals. Some of the recipients of these scholarships are chosen by the organization involved; other scholarships are administered through the Financial Aid Office.

  • Foundation Scholarships
    AES Erwin Cooke Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is designed for a student enrolled in Electronics Engineering Technology who is maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrates financial need.

    Electronics Engineering Program

    Alex Chatham Scholar-Athlete Fund

    The Alex Chatham Scholar Athlete Fund is awarded to two members of the golf team who maintain a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate athletic excellence and character befitting a collegiate student athlete representing SCC.

    All Programs

    Allen-Green Scholarship

    The Allen-Green Scholarship is intended for a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church enrolled in any program.

    All Programs

    Andrew Lawson Memorial Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1996 by Michael and Nancy White Lawson in memory of their son, Andrew William Lawson. Mr. Lawson was a graduate of Surry Central High School, class of 1992, and subsequently enrolled in classes at SCC. In 1993 he joined the United States Navy. He accidentally drowned in July 1996 at Camp Schwaab. Mr. Lawson’s mother and brother, Michael Larry Lawson, were both graduates of SCC in 1971 and 1989 respectively. Recipients must live in the Surry Central school district, maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be enrolled in a Medical field. They should also demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Andy Griffith Scholarship

    Full-time status; High School GPA of 3.0 or higher; Maintain 3.5 GPA at SCC.

    All Programs

    Ann Honeycutt Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 2009 in memory of Ann Honeycutt by her husband, Breck A. Honeycutt. This fund is reserved for a member of the SCC Girls Softball team.

    All Programs

    Anne B. Patterson Math Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1985 by Anne B. Patterson, veteran math teacher at Surry Central High School. Recipients must be in the current graduating class at Surry Central High School and demonstrate financial need. They must also be a top math student with plans to pursue a Math related career.

    All Programs

    Annie Laura McMillion Scholarship

    No guidelines.

    All Programs

    Athel P. Phillips Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1982. Final selection will be made by the Flat Rock Ruritan Club. Recipients must demonstrate financial need with priority given to North Surry graduates residing in Flat Rock school district.

    All Programs

    Autobody Scholarship

    Autobody Program

    Automotive Scholarship

    Automotive Program

    Barry V. Gates Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in memory fo Barry Vernon Gates by his wife, Sharon Rice Gates in 1999. Mr. Gates was a pharmacist in Mount Airy and died September 9, 1998. It was designed for employees of the Medicine Shoppe (Gates Pharmacy) or their children who plan to transfer to the state university system after leaving SCC. Recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 with priority given to Mount Airy High School graduates demonstrating financial need and who are of good merit.

    All Programs

    Betty & Hylton Wright Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1989. Mr. Wright retired from the Central Telephone Company with 43 years of service. Mr. Wright served as a member of the SCC Foundation Board. Mr. Wright died November 17, 2012 at the age of 88.

    All Programs

    Betty & Hylton Wright- Haymore Memorial Baptist Church Scholarship

    The Betty & Hylton Wright-Haymore Memorial Baptist Church Scholarship is intended for a member of Haymore Memorial Baptist Church (Mt. Airy).

    All Programs

    Betty Kay & C. Richard Vaughn Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1997 to benefit the employees and their children of John S. Clark Company, Inc, Riverside Building Supply and Granite Development, Ltd. Ms. Betty Kay Vaughn has served on the SCC Board of Trustees since 1989. Scholarship is available to 1st or 2nd year students.

    All Programs

    Bobby & Sylvia Harold Memorial

    This scholarship was established in 1993 by Bobby Harold an Emeritus Member of the SCC Foundation Board of Directors and member of the Investment Committee. He has co-chaired the annual Foundation Golf Tournament since its inception. Bobby and Sylvia Harold made a major contribution to the construction of the Shelton-Badgett NC Center for Viticulture and Enology. The building’s Grand Hall is named in their honor. Recipients of this scholarship will be H&W Trucking Company Vendors, employees and/or their spouses or children.

    All Programs

    Bobby Dare Wall, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 2004 by Thelma Dinkins Hutchens in memory of her nephew, Bobby Dare Wall, Jr., whom she and her husband James reared as their own. Mr. James Hutchens was a veteran history instructor for SCC. Demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Boone-Wolfe Scholarship

    The scholarship was established through the estate of John H. Boone. Available to ADN or other Health related field student, Full-time status and demonstrate financial need.

    ADN or Health Related Program

    Boyles-Trollinger Scholarship Fund

    All Programs

    Brenda Southard Whitaker Memorial Scholarship

    Must be a Surry Central High School female graduate; demonstrate financial need; minimum 2.5 GPA in Business or Allied Health Program at SCC.

    Business or Allied Health Program

    Brittany Casstevens Memorial Scholarship

    The Brittany Casstevens memorial scholarship was established in 2011 for graduating seniors or graduates of Forbush High School with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher. Brittany was the daughter of Regina and W.J. Casstevens and a 2009 graduate of Forbush High School. She was an avid barrel racer with a passion for animals and the outdoors, spending hours in training for Junior and Professional rodeos. She was a champion, winning numerous awards and titles. She was a member of the Forbush High School band, who enjoyed competitions and ballgames. Brittany was killed in an automobile accident in July of 2009 shortly after her graduation.

    All Programs

    Brittany Jade King Memorial Scholarship

    Mark and Janice King created the scholarship to honor their daughter, Brittany Jade King, who died June 7, 2003 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Brittany was a rising Junior at North Surry High School where she excelled academically and participated in numerous extracurricular activities, including the marching band. Priority given to North Surry High School students in band or pre-RN with a 3.0 GPA.

    All Programs

    Buck and Bess Dearmin Scholarship

    All Programs

    C. Bruce and Mary Fulk

    This scholarship was established by C. Bruce and Mary Fulk of Pilot Mountain in 1999. It is designed for a student from the East Surry High School District.

    All Programs

    C. Christopher Yopp Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1998 by Flannery Yopp Heath in memory of her father. Chris Yopp served as the chair of the Language Arts Division at SCC at the time of his death on April 6, 1998. Priority given to college transfer students with minimum 2.0 GPA or higher; demonstrate financial need; Is a single parent or from a single parent household.

    All Programs

    Cabinetmaking Fund

    Cabinetmaking

    Carlos Surratt "Evening Studies" Scholarship

    Mr. Carlos Surratt established the Carlos Surratt ‘Evening Studies’ Scholarship in 2001. Mr. Surratt was a lifelong educator who began his teaching career in 1954. In 1966, he became a teacher and counselor at SCC. Mr. Surratt became the Dean of Evening Programs for the college in 1967 and served in that position until he retired in 1994. Priority given to evening students.

    All Programs

    Carole B. Bledsoe Educators Scholarship

    All Programs

    Carrol L. & Beulah M. Perkins Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1993 by Beulah M. Perkins. Mr. and Mrs. Perkins were both public educators in the Surry County School System. Eligible recipients must reside in the East Surry High School service area.

    All Programs

    Charles and Hester Jackson Scholarship

    The scholarship was originally established as the Charles C. Jackson scholarship to honor Mr. Jackson, who was a longterm Yveddi Board Member and Chairman. Mr. Jackson was the Director of the Surry County Agricultural Extension Office. At the death of his wife, Mrs. Hester Bartlette Jackson in July 2008, the scholarship became the Charles and Hester Jackson Scholarship. Mrs. Jackson was a librarian for the Northeastern Regional Library and retired from the Dobson Community Library. She was an avid genealogist who wrote a column for the Mount Airy News for more than 20 years.

    All Programs

    Charles L. Folger Scholarship

    All Programs

    Charles Eldene Hodge Memorial Scholarship

    All Programs

    Clinton & Ruth Childress Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is intended for a first generation college student who is a dependent of a hosiery mill/ textile industry employee. The student must be a graduate of East Surry, Mount Airy, North Surry or Surry Central High School, demonstrate financial need and show academic promise.

    All Programs

    Clinton W. & Benny Johnson Moseley Scholarship

    All Programs

    Clyde A. Hall & Luther M. Stuart Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Hal Stuart of Elkin to honor their fathers in 2002. Mrs. Stuart served on the SCC Board of Trustees 1980 until 2013. It is designed for a student who is a resident of Surry or Yadkin county and has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. Preference will be given to an Elkin High School graduate.

    All Programs

    Copeland Extension and Community Association Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 2011 as the Copeland Extension and Community Association disbanded due to an aging membership. Reside in the Copeland Community and be a 2nd year student.

    All Programs

    Copeland Ruritan Memorial Scholarship

    The Copeland Ruritan Club established this scholarship in 1987. Scholarship fund chairman, Jerry Venable, said that the scholarship is established as a part of the club’s 25th anniversary observance to memorialize those dedicated and faithful servants of the club. Priority given to graduates of Copeland Elementary School residing in the Copeland Community.

    All Programs

    Cora Beasley Memorial Scholarship

    Available to students who are graduates of East Surry High School and a resident of Surry County. Demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    D. T. & Lura Sparger Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1982 by their daughter Mrs. Margaret S. Honbarrier. Available to students from Surry County or Virginia and demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Dana Penninger Memorial LPN Scholarship

    All Programs

    David Hatcher Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1973 to honor Lt. Colonel David B. Hatcher. Hatcher was a member of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a prisoner of war in Hanoi, North Vietnam for nearly seven years. The scholarship effort was sponsored by the Town of Mount Airy. This scholarship is designed for students who are involved in the community and demonstrate a financial need. Priority is given first to children of Vietnam veterans and second to children of Veterans.

    All Programs

    David Locke Webb Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1973 by Irene Bonnett Webb in memory of her husband David Locke Webb. The Webbs resided in Mount Airy. This scholarship is available to any student in nursing.

    Nursing Program

    Dean Bray Scholarship

    This fund is intended for an SCC student with a 2.75 GPA and above and demonstrates financial need.

    All Programs

    Derek & Wendy White Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 2006 by Derek and Wendy White to benefit a graduate of Surry Central High School who demonstrates financial need.

    All Programs

    Derie Cheek Reece Foundation Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 2011 by Kevin Reece in memory of his wife, Derie Cheek Reece. Mr. Reece established this fund in order to benefit students entering the medical field and increase stroke awareness. Available to students in 2nd year nursing or EMS certification with a 3.0 GPA and demonstrates financial need. Review of DCR Fdn Stroke Awareness materials required; thank you requested.

    Medical Related Program

    Don & Janie Moss Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established to honor Don and Janie Moss of the Westfield Community. Recipients must live within 10 mile radius of 31610 Old Westfield Rd, Pilot Mtn.; be active in church/attend church and demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Dovie W. Cude Scholarship

    All Programs

    Dr. Carlyle & Margaret Shepherd Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1997 as the Carlyle Shepherd Scholarship Fund. The scholarship was renamed as the Dr. Carlyle and Margaret Shepherd Scholarship in 1993. Dr. Shepherd died June 22, 2006. He retired from SCC after 3 years as an instructor and advocate for alumni activities. Margaret Shepherd came to SCC in 1968, where she taught reading, speech, and English for the next 35 years. She retired in 2003. Priority given to recipients of evening or Part-time enrollment who are academically strong and a college transfer.

    All Programs

    Dr. Charles Louis Sykes Memorial Scholarship

    This fund was established in memory of Dr. Charles Louis Sykes a veteran physician in Mount Airy. The scholarship was established by his wife, Dorabelle Graves Sykes, and family in 1998. Scholarship is available to Surry City residents who demonstrate financial need; Christian; have high moral values; and a nursing student.

    Nursing Program

    Dr. Claude V. & Judy H. Ayers Scholarship

    This scholarhip is for SCC GED graduates; Full-time status; 2.5 GPA or higher; recommended by a learning resource instructor.

    All Programs

    Dr. Dale & Lea Simmons Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by Dr. Dale and Lea Simmons in 1986. Dr. Simmons served this area a a general practitioner who later served as the Director of the Surry County Health Department. Available to any student in Surry County who demonstrates financial need and is in the medical field.

    Medical Related Program

    Dr. Frank H. & Louise Laffoon Walker Scholarship

    The Walkers established this scholarship in 2003. Dr. Frank Walker served the Yadkinville community as a dentist. Ms. Louise Laffoon Walker passed on March 15, 2013. Dr. Walker continues to reside at the Brookridge Retirement Community in Winston Salem. Available to Yadkin or Surry County resident; Minimum 2.5 GPA or higher; preference give to recipients demonstrating financial need and family suggestions.

    All Programs

    Dr. Jim & Gayle Reeves Scholarship

    GED Graduate; Full-time; 2.5 GPA; recommendation of Learning Resource Center.

    All Programs

    Dr. Stanley & Norma Boyd Scholarship

    The scholarship was established by Dr. Stanley Boyd, retired Dentist, and his wife, Norma. The Boyds were the first to establish a commercial vineyard in Surry County in 1987. Demonstrate financial need; Ararat/Cana or VA area resident.

    All Programs

    Dr. W. Eric & Jewel D. Jarrell Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 2006 in honor of Dr. and Mrs. W. Eric Jarrell. Dr. Jarrell was a family physician in Mount Airy, retiring in 1998 after 43 years. He helped to design the first coronary care unit for Northern Hospital of Surry County and initiated the establishment of the first medical examiner system in Surry County. He also served as its first medical examiner. He was a native of Floyd County, VA. He served as a pharmacist mate 3rd class in World War II. Mrs. Jewel Davis Jarrell served on the SCC Board of Trustees from 1973 until 2006. It is designed for a student who is seeking a degree in a medical related field. The recipient must also maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. No priority is given for financial need.

    Medical Related Program

    Earl and Mickey Watson Memorial

    LPN Program

    Ecology - Wildlife Endowment Fund (Reynold's Ecology/ Wildlife)

    Funds from this endowment support an annual environmentally related project through the SCC Science division. This fund was established by William Mill Reynolds, II of Winston Salem in 1996 to support student projects related to and benefitting the environment through outreach, programming, research and/or co-curricular student learning experiences. 1st or 2nd year student with interest in Environmental Studies.

    All Programs

    Electrical Scholarship

    Priority given to students majoring in Electrical related program.

    All Programs

    Elkin Woman's Club Scholarship

    Reside in the Elkin Area.

    All Programs

    Esther Y. McMillian, RN Memorial Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1997 by Jane Pendry, daughter of Esther May Young McMillian, R.N. Ms. McMillian died in September 1996. She served as a nurse for more than 50 years. Eligible recipients must be enrolled in the nursing program, maintain a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. If there are no nursing applicants, EMS students may be awarded.

    All Programs

    Eugene Sydnor and Elizabeth Brame Spainhour Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in memory of Eugene Sydnor and Elizabeth Brame Spainhour of Elkin by family members. Gene Spainhour, a nephew of Hickory, said that this scholarship was established as a “gesture of love and respect for our Aunt and Uncle who made many contributions to this area during their lifetimes and were interested in your people and their education.” Mr. Eugene Spainhour, a native of North Wilkesboro, died in 1993 at the age of 90. He was president of Spainhour’s Stores, a chain of department stores in Northwest NC. Current SCC college transfer student studying Business; graduating from SCC; demonstrate financial need; academically successful; priority given to Elkin/Surry County area.

    All Programs

    F. L. Hatcher Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by Miss Alice Hatcher in 1987 in memory of her brother, Francis Leslie Hatcher. Mr. Hatcher was one of the founders of the NC-VA operations of Spencer’s, Inc., textile-apparel manufacturers based in Mount Airy. It is designed for a student demonstrating financial need. Miss Hatcher taught school in Surry and Duplin counties in NC and Carroll County, VA for more than 40 years. Priority is first, given to residents of Carroll or Patrick County, VA. Second priority is given to Virginia residents.

    All Programs

    First Presbyterian Church Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by the First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Airy in 1993. It is designed for a student who is a member of First Presbyterian of Mount Airy or another Presbyterian church in the Surry Community College service area. The recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or greater and demonstrate a financial need. Priority will be given to a college transfer student who is seeking a religion major.

    Religion Program (Transfer)

    Flat Rock High School Alumni Scholarship

    Friends of Flat Rock High School established this scholarship in 2003. The project grew from a reunion of former students and teachers of the school. Alumni David Hatcher, Charlie Shelton and Jim Reeves were instrumental. The recipient of this scholarship must have attended Flat Rock Elementary School. In addition to financial need, the student must demonstrate the potential for academic success and future community leadership based on high school activities.

    All Programs

    Flat Rock Ruritan Club Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by the Flat Rock Ruritan Club in 2007. For North Surry High School senior who attended Flat Rock Elementary School for at least 3 years; Maintain a 3.0 GPA. Submit essay entitled "My Future Plans".

    All Programs

    Floyd S. Pike Scholarship

    The scholarship was established to honor Floyd S. Pike, owner of Floyd S. Pike Electrical Contractors Incorporated now Pike Electric. Maintain a 2.7 GPA; be an employee or child of an employee working for Pike Electric.

    All Programs

    Foothills Buckmasters Conservation and Compassion Scholarship

    All Programs

    Foothills Lions Club of Mount Airy Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by the Foothills Lions Club of Mount Airy. Recipients must be one of the following: Visually Handicapped, Hearing Challenged, or Average student; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Frances E. Gentry, RN Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by Irving L. Gentry in memory of his wife, Frances E. Gentry, in 1991. It is designed for a Surry County resident who is enrolled in the Nursing program at SCC. The recipient of this scholarship must be a natural born US citizen and demonstrate a financial need.

    Nursing Program

    Frank Redway Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1989 by Patty Brindle Redway of Elkin, who was a member of the SCC Foundation Board of Directors, in memory of her husband. Mr. Redway was an avid gardener, a member of the Triad Orchid Society and retired from the Certified Grocers of Florida. Eligible recipients must demonstrate financial need with priority given to horticulture/agriculture students.

    Horticulture/Agriculture Program

    Fred C. Pruett & Sons Scholarship

    The scholarship was established in 1996. Eligible recipients must demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5 GPA and be a sophomore pursuing a degree. The recipient must be a descendant of an honorably discharged veteran and have resided in service area for at least 1 year.

    All Programs

    Fred E. and Jessie S. Chilton Scholarship

    The ideal applicant for this scholarship must demonstrate financial need, maintain a 3.0 GPA, be a graduate of a Surry or Stokes county high school and be enrolled in a vocational program.

    All Programs

    Fred Folger Scholarship

    The Fred Folger Scholarship was established in 2010.

    All Programs

    G. Frank Sells Scholarship

    Maintain a 2.0 GPA; maintain good character; demonstrate academic potential; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Gainer Memorial Nursing Scholarship

    Available to any student.

    Nursing Program

    Gary L. Carpenter Memorial Scholarship

    All Programs

    Gary T. York Scholarship

    White Plains area resident; demonstrate financial need; demonstrate academic potential.

    All Programs

    George & Minnie Jones Scholarship

    2.5 GPA; 1st or 2nd year student; descendant of Jones family.

    All Programs

    George O. Sappenfield Assistance Scholarship

    Non-Curriculum Programs

    George E. and Edna S. Stockton Memorial Scholarship

    Any student from SCC service area; recommended by family.

    All Programs

    Gladys Bailey Educational Scholarship

    Student may be degree, diploma or certificate seeking; must maintain SAP; award not to exceed cost of tuition and books; renewable.

    All Programs

    Glenn Robertson Scholarship

    North Surry High School graduate; resident of Beulah community; financial need; 2.0 GPA.

    All Programs

    Gloria Holcomb Rhyne Scholarship (Social Science Division)

    Recipients will be selected by the Social Science department.

    All Programs

    Golding Family Fund

    All Programs

    Griggs L. Hampton Scholarship Fund

    Mt Airy Resident or Mt Airy High School graduate; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    H. H. Webb & Nora Midkiff Webb Benevolent Trust Scholarship

    Carroll, Patrick County VA students.

    All Programs

    H.V. "Vess" & Betty H. Douglas Scholarship

    3.0 GPA; Surry County Resident, no dependent of Doctor, Lawyer, Minister.

    All Programs

    Harvey F. and Lillian Edmisten Laffoon Memorial Scholarship

    All Programs

    Heather Renee Garris Memorial Scholarship

    Family chooses; renewable (if GPA is 2.0 or above).

    All Programs

    Henry Leroy and Roxie Bullin Ayers Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need, senior of East Surry or North Surry, 3.0 GPA, preference to pursuit of education.

    All Programs

    Hoke F. Henderson Scholarship

    Priority given to resident of Surry County; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Hugh Mills Swim Scholarship

    Must have participated for the full season on the high school swim team.

    All Programs

    Interstate Wine Industry Alliance Scholarship Fund

    Demonstrate financial need; Full-time or Part-time student.

    Viticulture or Enology Programs

    Irene Gentry Monday Nursing Scholarship

    2.5 GPA; demonstrate financial need; student in ADN or LPN.

    Nursing Program

    Irene Hanes Roane Memorial Nursing Scholarship

    Surry Central graduate; demonstrate financial need; 1st year ADN student; renewable.

    Nursing Program

    Issac Burle Craig Memorial Scholarship

    3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need; scholarship for tuition and books; renewable.

    Nursing or Healthcare Programs

    Jack Kroustalis Memorial Scholarship for Viticulture & Enology

    3.0 GPA; NC resident.

    Viticulture Programs

    James Albert and Thelma Dinkins Hutchens Scholarship

    Any student in service area; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    James C. & Margaret S. Hiatt Memorial Scholarship

    North Surry graduate; demonstrate high character; recommendation letter from a teacher; demonstrate financial need; B average.

    All Programs

    James Templeton Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; SCC service area.

    All Programs

    Jean Wells Hopkins Memorial Scholarship

    Any student in service area.

    All Programs

    Jeffrey R. Hall Memorial Scholarship

    Enrolled in Horticulture/Agriculture, Law Enforcement or Code Enforcement, graduate of East Surry, North Surry or Surry Central, can be curriculum or Con-Ed.

    Horticulture, Agriculture, Law Enforcement or Code Enforcement Programs

    Jerry D. Cox Memorial Scholarship

    East Surry graduate; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Jim and Louise Laxton Cockerham Education Scholarship

    Elkin graduate; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need; college transfer or RN degree.

    College Transfer or Nursing Programs

    Joe A. Reid Scholarship

    No Guidelines.

    All Programs

    Joe D. Stone Memorial Scholarship

    East Surry High School or Surry Central High School graduate; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need; pursuing 2 year degree with interest in teaching or pharmacy.

    Education or Pharmacy Programs

    John and Maxine Hamilton Scholarship

    Mount Airy High School graduate, demonstrate financial need, minimum C average in high school.

    All Programs

    John and Rebecca Frank Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; Surry county resident; scholastic record.

    All Programs

    John E. "Buzz" McIsaac Automotive Scholarship

    Automotive major; demonstrate financial need.

    Automotive Programs

    John F. Moseley, Jr. Scholarship

    Any student; renewable.

    All Programs

    John K. Collins Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need.

    Vocational or Technology Programs

    John L. Wood Memorial Scholarship

    3.0 GPA; 2nd year nursing; preference given to those active in community service; demonstrate financial need.

    Nursing Programs

    John S. & Maud C. Key Scholarship

    Surry County resident; demonstrate financial need; freshman.

    All Programs

    John S. Clark Company, LLC Scholarship

    Full-time Construction related major; Surry County (or adjacent county) resident; demonstrate financial need; priority to employees or their immediate family.

    Construction Related Program

    Joseph Bennett Maye Scholarship

    Any student; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Jonesville Police Sgt. Greg Martin Memorial Scholarship

    AAS Criminal Justice; demonstrate financial need; 3.0 GPA.

    Criminal Justice Program

    Joseph Roy Kirkman Teacher Scholarship

    3.0 GPA, NC resident, essay, pursuing teaching career, may be high school senior or rising second year student; SAP; renewal.

    Education Programs

    Joseph Samuel and Minnie Ruth Gentry Scholarship

    Surry Central graduate; demonstrate financial need; academic promise.

    All Programs

    Journalism Scholarship

    Class chooses (Pam Bledsoe); intended communication major; demonstrate financial need; 3.0 GPA.

    Communications Programs

    Kari Bunkley Lahtela Memorial Scholarship

    Downs Syndrome; Surry county resident; curriculum or continuing education; tuition, books, travel, etc.; can support Compensatory Education program student with approval of Basic Skills Director, Continuing Education and Fdn Director.

    Curriculum or Continuing Education Programs

    Katie S. Hanes Memorial Scholarship

    Surry Central Graduate; 3.0 GPA.

    Nursing Program

    Keith Hege Memorial Scholarship

    High School GPA of 3.0 or better; demonstrate financial need; preference to students that show academic improvement their senior year in High School; have at least one descendant of Keith Hege.

    All Programs

    Ken Norman Memorial Scholarship

    Automotive related degree; one from Starmount, one from Forbush.

    Automotive Programs

    Kenneth Arthur Walden Memorial Cooperative Education Scholarship

    Co-op; 2.0 GPA; Full-time student.

    All Programs

    Kenneth M. & Frances Joyce Chilton Memorial Scholarship

    GPA 3.0; demonstrate financial need; Surry County resident; Surry County High School graduate.

    All Programs

    Kester Sink Family Endowment Scholarship

    Kester Sink employee or their children preferred; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Kiwanis Club of Mount Airy Scholarship

    Key Club Member of North Surry & Mt. Airy High School; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need; renewable; chosen by Key Club Member.

    All Programs

    L. S. Starrett Company Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; demonstrate academic success; Surry County High School Graduate; renewable.

    All Programs

    Lelia Kaye Nance Memorial & Paul B. Nance Nursing Scholarship

    ADN or LPN with recommendation from Nursing Dept.; 3.0 GPA; priority to Elkin graduate. If there is not a nursing student from Elkin, a student from the Surry County or Mount Airy School Systems can be considered for the award.

    Nursing Program

    Lena M. Smith Scholarship

    Scholarship will be awarded to a "Deserving student".

    All Programs

    Libby Maye CNA Scholarship

    Financial Aid TRIO Guidelines; Con-Ed students.

    Continuing Education CNA Program

    Linda Harris Nursing Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; non-traditional ADN; 1000 word essay (Why I want to become a nurse); 2 letters of recommendation from nursing instructors; minimum 2.5 GPA.

    Nursing Program

    Lonnie Frank and Disa Hicks Walker Memorial Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; resident of Surry or Wilkes County.

    All Programs

    Lori Nell Smith Scholarship

    Siloam area resident; handicapped; demonstrate financial need; 2-3.0 GPA; renewable.

    All Programs

    Marcy A. Hendrix Scholarship

    Preference to employees, children & grandchildren of United Plastics Corp. (UPC); 3.0 GPA.

    All Programs

    Marion G. Welborn & Jewell W. Welborn Endowment Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; from Yadkin County (Endowment with NC Community Foundation).

    All Programs

    Marvin F. Sparger Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; any student.

    All Programs

    Mays, Owen, & Monson "MOMS" Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; mother; GPA 2.5; SCC service area resident.

    Education or Health Programs

    Michael R. White Memorial Scholarship

    2.0 GPA; English/Arts degree.

    English or Arts Programs

    Mickey Dean Arrington Memorial Scholarship

    2.5 GPA; Surry County High School Graduate; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Monroe and Opal Wilson Eagle Scout Scholarship

    Documented Eagle Scout; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need; citizen of US; renewable; maintain SAP.

    All Programs

    Moody Memorial Scholarship

    2.0 GPA; preference to employees or children of Moody's Funeral Home or family reference; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Mount Airy Junior Women's Club Scholarship

    Mother; age 25 & up; demonstrate financial need; evening student.

    All Programs

    Mount Airy News/Barbara Case Summerlin Scholarship

    English/Journalism major or Business/History; 3.2 GPA.

    English, Journalism, Business or History Programs

    Mount Airy Rotary Club

    Mount Airy Rotary Club will select recipient.

    All Programs

    Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Graves Sr. Memorial Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; Surry County resident; Christian; possess high moral values.

    Nursing Program

    Mr. & Mrs. Harland V. Holder Memorial Scholarship

    3.0 GPA; Surry or surrounding counties; renewable; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Mr. & Mrs. Sheppard A. & Ruth E. Beasley Moore Memorial Scholarship

    3.0 GPA; Surry or Stokes county resident; demonstrate financial need; renewable.

    All Programs

    Nannie C. & Roy R. Burgess Scholarship

    Any student; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    NC Foam Industries Scholarship

    Marshals at Graduation, top ten students.

    All Programs

    NC Granite Corporation Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; predicted academic success.

    All Programs

    Neill M. Smith Scholarship

    Horticulture/Agriculture student; Surry County resident; demonstrate financial need.

    Horticulture or Agriculture Related Programs

    NHSC Discretionary Fund for Nursing Students

    Recommendation from Nursing Department.

    Nursing Program

    Norman and Opal Webb Scholarship

    From Rocky Ford United Church of Christ or Cana/Fancy Gap area resident.

    All Programs

    North Elkin Extension Homemakers

    Nursing student.

    Nursing Program

    Otis G. and Lillian K. Johnson Scholarship

    No guidelines.

    All Programs

    Parker & Vada Martin Scholarship

    Any student.

    All Programs

    Paul B. & Rachel M. Moorefield Health Care Scholarship

    2nd year student; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need.

    Health Related Programs

    Pilot Mountain Civic Club Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; predicted academic success; renewable if "B" average.

    All Programs

    Pilot Ruritan Club Scholarship

    Students attending Pilot Center programs.

    Post 123 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship

    GPA 3.0; priority given to descendants of ALAM; Surry County High School graduate.

    All Programs

    Progressive Technologies Scholarship

    2.75 GPA; demonstrate financial need; preference to children of Progressive Technologies employees.

    All Programs

    Raynor Pell Wilson and Richard Thompson Pell, Jr. Scholarship

    2.5 GPA; preference given to student of Quaker/Friends faith; pursuing two year degree.

    All Programs

    Rees Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; priority given to students from Mount Airy; recommendations by Rees family.

    All Programs

    Renfro Corporation Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; dependents of Renfro employees.

    All Programs

    Rev. Dr. J. Wilford Lyerly & Betty Conley Lyerly Willis Scholarship

    3.0 GPA; priority given to student or parent who is legally blind; then considers other handicaps; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Rev. George & Minnie Hyler Scholarship

    Priority given to Surry County or English major; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Richard "Dick" Byrd Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; 3.0 GPA.

    Communications or Public Relations Programs

    Richard Thompson Pell, Sr. and Isabell Matthews Pell Scholarship

    2.5 GPA; preference given to student of Quaker/Friends faith; pursuing two year degree.

    All Programs

    Right to Change Scholarship

    High School/GED 2.5 GPA, Full-time, NC resident, Maintain 3.0 to renew.

    All Programs

    Roaring Gap Education Grant Scholarship

    Alleghany County resident; 2nd year traditional or non-traditional; priority to health related field.

    All Programs

    Robert & Esther Lovill Scholarship

    Priority given to Town & Country homeowners or employees or their spouse or children; 2.5 GPA; demonstrate financial need; renewable.

    All Programs

    Robert Allen Browne Memorial Scholarship

    Renewable (based on academic performance); maintain SAP.

    Nursing (RN), Viticulture or College Parallel (AA) Programs

    Robert O. Poplin Scholarship

    North Surry High School Graduate; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Round Peak Masonic Lodge Scholarship

    North Surry High School Graduate; 2.0 GPA.

    All Programs

    Roxie Bowen Roth Scholarship

    Priority given to Surry County; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Royster & Royster Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; North Surry/East Surry/Mt. Airy High Schools.

    All Programs

    Ruth Edmundson Spargo Scholarship

    Non traditional (>23 yr) female; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Ruth Freeman Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

    Sponsor Chooses/President PTK.

    All Programs

    Sadie Brandon Hiatt Scholarship

    Priority given to East Surry High School graduates; other Surry County high schools next; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    SCC Ambassadors Scholarship

    Tuition and fees for students named to Ambassadors Program.

    All Programs

    SCC Carpentry Scholarship

    Carpentry student; demonstrate financial need.

    Carpentry Program

    SCC Physical Therapist Assistant Program Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; to assist with equipment/supplies for program; to allow for professional development.

    Physical Therapist Assistant Program

    Selby-Bledsoe Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need (not met through other sources of funding), not to exceed cost of tuition and books, 3.0 GPA.

    All Programs

    Sharon Templeton Hunt Memorial Scholarship

    Priority to East Surry graduate; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Sheila Snow Norman Memorial Scholarship All Programs
    Shirley H. Wright/Surry Insurance Scholarship

    Any student in SCC service area; renewable.

    All Programs

    SouthData Next Generation Scholarship

    1st preference to children of employees of SouthData; pursuing a college degree.

    All Programs

    Southern Community Bank & Trust Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need (students who have not received other awards); East Surry High School graduate.

    Business/Finance/Economics Programs

    Stafford Communications, Inc. Scholarship

    Surry/Yadkin County resident; 2.5 GPA.

    Advertising/Communications/Business Programs

    Surry/Stokes American Legion 142

    Recommendations on recipients may be made by Surry-Stokes American Legion post 142.

    All Programs

    Surry County AAMA Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need.

    Medical Assisting Program

    Surry County Bar Association

    Demonstrate financial need; academic performance in High School; award to one high school annually in this order: East Surry High School, Elkin High School, Mt. Airy High School, North Surry High School, Surry Central High School, the repeat in same order.

    All Programs

    Surry Sunrise Rotary Club SCC Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; preference to Surry County residents or Rotaract members (neither are required), 2.7 GPA.

    All Programs

    Suzanne Robinson Folger

    No guidelines.

    All Programs

    Ted C. Williams Memorial Scholarship

    Yadkin County resident.

    All Programs

    Thelma Snow Hobson Memorial Nursing Scholarship

    GPA 3.0; Priority given to Surry/Yadkin Residents.

    Nursing Programs

    Timothy G. Holcomb Memorial Scholarship

    3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need.

    Electrical Engineering or Viticulture Program

    Toyota Neighborhood Scholarship

    Any student; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Tri-County Sertoma

    All Programs

    V. Tyrone Holder Memorial Scholarship

    GPA 3.0; renewable; demonstrate financial need; SCC service area or surrounding area.

    All Programs

    Victoria & Spofard Cave Scholarship

    Surry Central High School Graduate.

    All Programs

    Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1021, ROTC Scholarship

    2.5 GPA, essay required, notified through ROTC department, interview.

    All Programs

    Virda & Vander Cave Scholarship

    Surry Central High School Graduate.

    All Programs

    Virginia Stammetti High School Equivalency Scholarship

    High School Equivalency Testing Fee for final test to complete requirements for HSE test.

    All Programs

    W. Byron & Margaret G. Wolfe Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; show determination; demonstrate potential.

    All Programs

    W. Frank Comer Memorial Scholarship

    Any student in SCC service area.

    All Programs

    Wallace & Christine Mills Shelton Scholarship

    2.5 GPA; demonstrate financial need; show good character/moral.

    All Programs

    Walter Matthews Memorial Scholarship

    East Surry High School graduate; priority to SCC service area.

    All Programs

    White Plains Ruritan Club Scholarship

    All Programs

    William A. Stroupe Memorial Scholarship

    Any science degree/diploma/certificate; 3.0 GPA.

    Science Related Programs

    William Bryant Graham Memorial Scholarship

    Resident of the Elkin area, demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    William N. McCachren Scholarship

    Completed MAT 105, 106 and 107; going into the math field; 2nd year student.

    Math Related Programs

    William, Sarah, & Robert Linville Scholarship

    Priority given to female students; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    Woltz Family Scholarship

    No guidelines.

    All Programs

    Wood Family Scholarship

    Demonstrate financial need; preference to religious studies if/when program exists.

    All Programs

    Yadkinville Rotary Club Scholarship

    Yadkin County resident; demonstrate financial need.

    All Programs

    York Oil Company Scholarship

    Resident of White Plains area; demonstrate financial need; demonstrate academic potential.

    All Programs

    Zack W. Blackmon, Sr. Scholarship

    North Surry High School graduate; initial 2.5 GPA-maintain 2.5 GPA; Poor behavior terminates scholarship; Students continue to receive scholarship funds after graduating SCC and moving to four year institution.

    Viticulture/Enology or Hospitality Programs

    Zephyr Ruritan Club Scholarship

    Reside in Bryan or Marsh Township; demonstrate financial need; 3.0 GPA.

    All Programs

Online scholarship search engines: FastWeb, CFNC, College Board, UNCF, FinAid, Scholarship Guidance.

Contact(s)

Kendra Simmons
Financial Aid Specialist
(336) 386-3465
simmonsk@surry.edu

Elizabeth White
Financial Aid Compliance Specialist
(336) 386-3356
whiteeh@surry.edu

Andrea Simpson
Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships
(336) 386-3263
simpsona@surry.edu