Community Scholarship Listings


2015-2016 Project One Scholarship Fund for CPCC Transfer Program


  1. Applicants must be presently enrolled in their Senior year at any CMS (Charlotte-Mecklenburg) high schools planning to transfer to a four year, NC state-sponsored college/university upon graduating from Central Piedmont Community College.
  2. Applicants must reside in a single-parent household
  3. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.


: Please submit three (3) letters of recommendation, two from any high school faculty members and one personal or community member (non-family).  Authors will write about how the applicant demonstrates initiative, integrity, and community involvement on a daily basis.

  • An official transcript from your high school.
  • The past three (3) years of income tax returns of your parent/guardian (i.e. IRS Form 1040).
  • A copy of your FAFSA Award Letter.  A copy of your FAFSA application will suffice to submit your application packet, however, selection is contingent upon receipt of your FAFSA Award Letter.

Submit a completed Application packet to:
Project One Scholarship Fun
2438 Hassell Place
Charlotte, NC 28209

Or e-mail it to

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Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship - Apply Now

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The Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for currently enrolled students pursuing a two-year degree at the Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). The scholarship is restricted to books and/or tuition assistance. This scholarship award is made possible through library fundraising projects.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time student, currently enrolled in 12 credit hours or more in an approved program leading to a two-year degree.
  • Must have completed at least one full-time semester at CPCC within the past two semesters, excluding the current semester, at the time of application and have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher from CPCC. A copy of your current transcript must be submitted with the application.
  • Submit a completed application with supporting documents.
  • Write an original 550 to 750 word essay on how the CPCC libraries have helped you achieve your educational goals thus far.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a CPCC faculty or staff member that you have known within the last two years.
  • Library employees, including work study students, are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Scholarships are awarded for one academic semester only; previous Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship winners may not reapply.

How are recipients selected?

  • All applications and supporting documents are reviewed and verified by the Library Scholarship Committee.
  • Recommendations for award will be based on how well applicants met eligibility criteria, written essay, and letter of recommendation.
  • The decision will be made by the committee and is final.

How much will be awarded?

  • Two $500 scholarships will be awarded in the fall and spring semester. Scholarships are awarded for one academic semester and are not renewable or transferable.

When will I know?

  • Recipient will be notified in writing by library services regarding their scholarship award.

How will the scholarship be issued?

  • The full amount of the scholarship award will be deposited directly into the student’s CPCC account once enrollment in 12 credit hours or more for the awarding semester is verified.

How do I apply?