Deadline for ECA Scholarship Application Is Approaching!

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Surry County Extension and Community Association (ECA) members are proud to announce they are accepting applications for the 2017 North Central District Extension and Community Association Scholarships. The $800.00 scholarships are given to a youth and an adult who are continuing their education beyond the high school level in any field of study, but with priority given to a degree in family and consumer sciences.

A youth applicant is defined as a high school senior or a student currently enrolled in college having completed high school without a break in his /her formal education. An adult is an individual who has completed high school and has had a break in his/her formal education and now wishes to further his/her education.

All applicants must be North Carolina residents and planning to attend a North Carolina accredited college, community college or technical institute in the fall of 2017. Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:

Financial Need 25%

Scholarship Potential 25%

Activities and Honors 25%

ECA Connection 25%

The deadline for applications is February 10, 2017. The application is available here: ECA Scholarship Application. You may also obtain an application or get more information by calling the Surry County Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension at 336-401-8025.

Surry County Extension and Community Association (ECA) has six clubs and 70 members located throughout the county. The organization’s mission is to Strengthen Families through

  • Leadership Development
  • Volunteer Work
  • Educational Support
  • Researched-based education from North Carolina State University and
    North Carolina A&T State University