The Sampson Promise

SCC will pay all tuition and fees not covered by financial aid or other scholarships up to 4 semesters towards program of study.

Minimum Requirements to Receive Award

  • Graduate from a Sampson County high school (public, private, or homeschool)
  • Apply to Sampson Community College by March 1 with a 3.0+ unweighted high school GPA
  • Verify NC residency for in-state tuition purposes
  • Complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA by April 15
  • Complete Foundation Scholarship Application by April 15 for each year of eligibility
  • Enroll full-time (12+ credit hours) in a curriculum degree or diploma program the fall semester following high school graduation
  • Submit a summary of extracurricular activities, work record and community service

Summary of extracurriculars, work record, and community service can be submitted electronically or mailed to:

SCC Foundation
P.O. Box 318
Clinton, NC 28329

Maintain Eligibility

  • Complete at least 12 credit hours each semester
  • Maintain a cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Uphold the Student Code of Conduct

Books, supplies, and program-specific fees are not covered by Sampson Promise. SCC reserves the right to limit the number of Sampson Promise scholarships awarded.