ACA Scholarship Submission link

CPCC's ACA department, invites students enrolled in ACA 090, 111, 118, and 122 to enter the ACA Scholarship Contest. To enter the contest, students will write and submit an essay, answering the question, “What Makes a Successful Community College Student?” Seven winners will be chosen each semester (Fall and Spring only) from the applicants to receive scholarship awards of $600.00 each. Winners will be chosen by a team of instructors and administrators from CPCC.

Fall semester essay submission deadline is November 1. Spring semester essay submission deadline is April 1.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Applicants must be enrolled in ACA 090, 111, 118 and 122 during the semester they submit an essay to win. Previous ACA scholarship awardees are not eligible.
  2. Applicants must be in good academic standing with the college (GPA of 2.0 or higher) and maintain a passing grade in their ACA 090, 111, 118 or 122 class.
  3. Applicants must be high school graduates or have their GED to win.
  4. Students be must currently enrolled at CPCC to receive the funds.
  5. Students must be in good financial standing with the college and cannot have a previous financial balance owed to the college.

For more information, please contact Linda Dunham, Chair of ACA Scholarship Committee, at 704-330-4259, or