Bank of America Bridge to Careers Scholarship

The Bank of America Bridge to Careers Initiative gives Black and Hispanic/Latino students access to education and skills training that lead to high-demand, meaningful careers in the Charlotte region.

The total number of scholarships awarded per year depends on available funding.

Apply for the Scholarship

Once you've applied to Central Piedmont and submitted your FAFSA, log in to the Central Piedmont scholarship portal and complete the general scholarship application form. Then, select "Apply" for the Bridge to Careers Program.

Submit the Bank of America Bridge to Careers Scholarship Application

Benefits of the Bridge to Career Scholarship

You'll get:

  • eligible for scholarships to cover your tuition, books, fees, and materials

    (The scholarship only covers in-state tuition rates, so if you are out-of-state and receive the scholarship, you would still need to pay the remaining tuition cost after the scholarship is applied.)

  • advising support

  • career coaching

  • career placement support services

Get the Skills You Need to Move Into a High-Demand Career

Bridge to Careers will prepare you for jobs in the following high-demand career fields.

Training and educational opportunities range from short-term certificates to two-year degrees.

Eligibility

Recipient Requirements

If you receive a Bridge to Careers scholarship, you will need to do the following. You are also encouraged to work in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area.

  • attend monthly career-focused workshops and academic check-ins

  • keep up at least a 2.6 GPA

Apply for the Scholarship

Once you've applied to Central Piedmont and submitted your FAFSA, log in to the Central Piedmont scholarship portal and complete the general scholarship application form. Then, select "Apply" for the Bridge to Careers Program.

Submit the Bank of America Bridge to Careers Scholarship Application

Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of donors in the Charlotte community.