The North Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce the NCCF Disaster Relief & Resilience Scholarship for students in our area. This scholarship opportunity is intended to support students affected by Hurricane Matthew or Hurricane Florence.

Eligible students are attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning in the immediately following year and resided in areas impacted by Hurricanes Matthew or Florence. The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.

Applicants will be considered based on the severity of the impact of the disaster on their lives, their financial need, and how they have demonstrated resilience in overcoming obstacles related to the disasters.

Applications are due April 30 and are to be completed via NCCF’s online scholarship system, which can be accessed via our website at